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,...

Space Race Rumpus ~ June 9-11

It’s a festival. It’s a race. It’s group rides. It’s a clinic. It’s a fundraiser. It’s a tradition. The Space Race Rumpus takes place each year in June in Pocahontas County, which has some of...

PCHS CC crosses the finish line of a successful season

Kevin Stitzinger Cross Country Coach It has been a hectic, yet very rewarding, fall – a fall that raced by as I watched the Pocahontas Coun-ty Warriors Cross Country team wrap up its first season. These...

Don’t forget to submit a bear tooth

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Sometimes the smallest part of an animal contains the most information about its life. Take the black bear for instance: the average adult bear is 240 pounds, yet, the first premolar tooth...

FFA wins Soils Judging Competition

Pocahontas County High School FFA members won the Southeastern Regional Soils Judging Competition April 28.  The competition was hosted by Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Simmons, of Hillsboro.  Students had to evaluate land class factors...

Durbin Days Heritage Festival ~ July 12-16

Saturday, July 1 2 p.m. “A Time to Remember” Durbin Days Heritage Festival Pageant. DDHF Baby, Little Miss, Jr. Miss, Teen Miss, and Miss Pageants - PCHS Auditorium, Dunmore Wednesday, July 12 1 to 6 p.m. Durbin...

Enjoying cake at midnight

Jaynell Graham Editor   Pocahontas County has always had the distinction of being a place of hospitality, and that distinction may have found its beginning in Minne-haha Springs. Minnehaha Springs, located north of Marlinton on Rt. 39, is...