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ProStart team prepares for Hospitality Cup

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer When things get hot in the kitchen, the Pocahontas Coun-ty High School ProStart team doesn’t get out – instead, the five young ladies rise to the challenge and create something award winning. At least,...

HES Students of the Month

Hillsboro Elementary School announced its Students of the Month for April. They are, l to r: Claire Keller, Cyle Kelk, George Shifflett and Hannah Beverage. Not pictured: Hayley Kincaid and Cherokee Barb.

Worth ‘motivates volunteers’ at Lions Club conference

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer   Lions Club International members from all over West Virginia – and a few neighboring states – attended the annual Leadership Conference at Lakeview Resort in Morgantown last weekend. Several seminars were offered, including...

Areas of special interest

Roy B. Clarkson History of Pocahontas County – 1981 CRANBERRY GLADES Sphagnum bogs, of varying size, are found scattered throughout the higher mountains of Pocahontas County. By far, the largest of these bogs is the area known...

‘My Side of the Mountain’ ~ Inspiration for a new generation of readers

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer Judging by the energy and attentiveness of the students who attended the “My Side of the Mountain” workshop at the Yew Mountain Center, I’d have to say it was a resounding...

The secluded world of Seneca State Forest

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer Not for the faint of heart, but definitely perfect for those who really want to get away from it all, Seneca’s primitive cabins boast practically no modern conveniences, but offer a...