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FFA members will compete at national convention

Jennalee Meck FFA Reporter Pocahontas County High School FFA chapter will send members to the 91st National FFA Convention and Expo to compete in the Equine Evaluation Event. The convention will be held in Indianapolis, Indiana, October...

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Growing a high tunnel takes a village

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer I paid a visit to the Marlinton Middle School horticulture class to find out what’s going on with that nice, big high tunnel that we all see as we drive past...

Superintendent ready for a new year

Board office to host open house Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer With a short summer vacation behind him, Pocahontas County Schools Superintendent Terrence Beam is looking forward to the new year and excited about what is to come...

Donate books to PCHS

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer In high school English and language arts, teachers strive to expose students to as many literary styles and genres as possible. Teachers create a book list each year to go with the...

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...

GBEMS club gets help with its fly fishing skills

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer At the beginning of the school year, teachers at Green Bank Elementary-Middle School were encouraged to create a club for students to participate in during the school year. Noticing that the school...

Around the Forest

Field Season Frenzy It is field season once again for the UDSA Forest Service. Plants are being planted, lawn mowers have been revved up, and campgrounds are filling with our summer visitors. Needless to...