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D&E Appalachian Ensemble presents traditional music and dance at Opera House

The Pocahontas County Opera House welcomes the Davis & Elkins College Appalachian Ensemble for an evening of traditional music and dance on Friday, April 27, at 7:30 p.m. The Davis & Elkins College Appalachian Ensemble,...

PCHS XC up and running and running – and running

Kevin Stitzinger Contributing Writer The Pocahontas Coun-ty Cross Country Team ran its third race of the season this past weekend. The hurricane rains held off to create ideal racing conditions Saturday that allowed each Cross Country...

Kids Rock after-school program

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer Kids Rock, an after-school group, meets Wednesdays from 3:30 to 5:15 p.m. at Marlinton United Methodist Church. This group of 42 kids, from first through fifth grades, get together to sing, play...

Boys soccer season off to a good start

Teresa Kloeker Contributing Writer Pocahontas County High School Boys Soccer began its season August 16 with a scrimmage against Shady Springs. The Warriors won that match 3 – 1. Scoring were seniors Hunter Shafer and Elijah Robertson...

Warriors fend off East Hardy Cougars

Aaron Pugh Contributing Writer Following a  loss in week three to the Pendleton County Wildcats, the Warriors regrouped and rallied to face down the East Hardy Cougars in their home opener. Winning against a 0-3 team may...

Forcing Forsythia

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer In my yard, up in the Hill Country, the first flowers that bloom every spring are the cheerful golden buds of the forsythia bushes.  But they’re not ready to bloom just yet. As...

Energy Express ‘gets things done’

Marlinton Elementary School was booming with excitement this summer as AmeriCorps members brought Energy Express to the community. The six-week program focused on reading, writing, noncompetitive recreation, art, drama and nutrition. Themes for each...