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AmeriCorps volunteers spruce up Cass

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer A group of AmeriCorps volunteers spent last week at Cass Scenic Railroad State Park channeling Tom Sawyer as they painted the fences along the rows of company houses. Unlike Sawyer, though, the...

Celebrating National Nursing Home Week

Members of the Green Bank Senior Choir lifted their voices at Pocahontas Center last Wednesday – and encouraged residents to do the same. The choir helped to celebrate National Nursing Home Week. Choir members...

November is Adopt a Senior Pet Month

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer Through no fault of their own, many older animals in shelters find themselves waiting a long time for their forever homes.  As November is “National Adopt a Senior Pet Month,” it’s a...

Making a dream come true

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer If you were lucky enough to grow up on a farm in Pocahontas County, you dream of the day you can come back home and make a living here.  And it you’re...

Stalking the elusive acrylic fox

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer The absolute highlight of my week was the acrylic painting class taught by Kristen LeCroy Friday evening at The DirtBean. Kristen, whose day job is at the Community Wellness Center, was a...

Spring into Spring at Watoga State Park

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer After a long winter, it’s finally time for Pocahontas Coun-ty’s hills, valleys, forests and rivers to come alive with the sounds and sights of spring. In anticipation of the changing season, Cranberry...

Getting in the Christmas spirit

Santa took time from his busy schedule to visit with children at the Rotary sponsored Dinner with Santa. Pictured with Santa is Makiya Burns, daughter of Jeremy and Pam Burns, of Marlinton. A...

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