PlayFest presents ‘Bankin’ on the Grand’

Bonnie Gifford Contributing Writer Bankin’ on the Grand explores the aftermath of a weather occurrence familiar to those who live  in Pocahontas County. This short play depicts Buddy and M. Lou, a man and...

A Healing day on the creek

Veteran’s Day got off to a cold start, but things always warm up after you catch a few fish. Mike Burns and the Hot Springs Chapter of Project Healing Waters took to the water near...

Pennies for Patients from GBEMS

Green Bank Elementary-Middle School’s annual Pennies for Patients fundraiser for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society is in the history books for this year. The students raised – drum roll, please – a total of $1,075.54,...

Mosesso visits PCHS Animal Science class

Erwin Berry Contributing Writer   Luci Mosesso, a farmer in Pocahontas County, raises a hair breed of sheep called Katahdin.  She spoke to the Animal Science class at Pocahontas County High School about Katahdin sheep, a breed...

PlayFest 2018 presents ‘Petting Zoo Story’

Bonnie Gifford Contributing Writer This is the first of a five part series about Pocahontas County Opera House PlayFest 2018, this year’s production by the Pocahontas County Drama Workshop. The 10-minute play “Petting Zoo Story” depicts what...

PCHS students awarded scholarships

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer As the school year begins to wind down and the months until graduation turn into weeks, the senior class at Pocahontas County High School is preparing for the future by applying for...

MES students hatch a pair of chicks

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer In Lisa Herold’s first grade classroom at Marlinton Elementary School, there’s usually a hum of her students’ small voices as they share ideas and stories with each other. Lately, though, mixed into...

Melissa’s Knit and Hobby celebrates second anniversary

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer Anyone who has ever opened a new business knows that it takes hard work, perseverance and a lot of luck to successfully make it past your first two years. Melissa’s Knit and...