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MES suffers major water damage after breakage

At the board of education meeting Monday night, super- intendent Dr. Donald Bechtel sang the praises of school employees and outside contractors who worked diligently to clean up Marlinton Elementary School after it suffered...

From Bull Dog to Red Devil, it’s all red and white for HES principal

Hillsboro Elementary School principal Joe Arbogast didn’t have to travel far to find a school where he could get his feet wet in administration – just over the county line. “I live in Valley Head...

Awards night helps pave the path for seniors

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Members of Pocahontas County High School Class of 2018 were honored last Thursday evening at the annual senior awards night event. Seniors are presented with awards and scholarships from colleges and universities as...

PCHS senior will join D&E soccer team

Pocahontas County High School senior Makeia Jonese recently received an academic scholarship to attend Davis & Elkins College and play soccer as a Lady Senator. Trading her maroon and gold for the red and white...

PCHS students participate in WV Reads 150

As a way to celebrate West Virginia’s 150th birthday, students at Pocahontas County High School entered a friendly reading challenge. Three teams competed to see which could read at least 150 books in 2013. Boothe’s...

4-H horse judging team places first overall

The Pocahontas County 4-H Senior Horse Judging Team competed at the Virginia Tech Horse Judging Contest February 9 and were named the high point team for the 4-H Senior Division. Team members were...

PCHS FFA first in Horse Judging

Four members of the Pocahontas County FFA Chapter traveled to Potomac State College in Keyser Saturday to compete in the State Horse Judging Contest.  The PCHS team placed first, which earned them a trip...

BOE receive suggestions for superintendent search

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer At the board of education meeting November 12, Pocahontas County resident and former head of the Rural School and Community Trust Rachel Tompkins gave advice to the board concerning the superintendent search. Tompkins...