FFA members honored at annual banquet

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Dressed in their navy blue corduroy jackets, members of Pocahontas County High School FFA held its annual banquet last Thursday to recognize achievements from the past year. Before the awards were announced, West...

CVB Luncheon reveals future plans for Mon Forest

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer At the annual Pocahontas County Convention and Visitors Bureau partners luncheon last Wednesday, Monongahela National Forest Service District Ranger Cindy San-deno gave a presentation on current projects and future plans for the...

Was it a derecho?

Jason Bauserman Contributing Writer At 4:55 p.m. Monday, a surprising squall line hit the northern tip of Pocahontas County.  In a 10-minute period, wind, rain, thunder, lightning, darkness and a 15 degree temperature drop all occurred...

Students, employees honored as Super Scholars ceremony

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Each year, the academic achievements of Pocahontas Coun-ty students and the excellent efforts of both teachers and service personnel are celebrated at the Super Scholars event at Pocahontas County High School. On Monday...

Dilley, Hollandsworth, Burns win BOE seats

Jaynell Graham Editor Voter turnout in Pocahontas County for the mid-term primary election was just shy of 35 percent. Of the 5,523 registered voters in the county, 1,917 let their voices be heard. Several races attracted interest...

Neighbors in Action comes to Pocahontas County

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer When the drug abuse crisis in West Virginia –specifically Harrison Coun-ty – became too much to bear, social worker and native Pocahontas Countian Wayne Worth decided to do something about it. With the help...

It’s all clear at Sitlington

Kevin Smith, of St. Albans, sent in this photo of the Greenbrier River Trail below Sitlington. The area had been closed for several weeks due to a massive rock slide. The slide has been...

‘Fish Bowl’ grant winner

Jill Wong, owner of Our Town Boutique in Marlinton, was the winner of the “FISH BOWL” grant event held at the Hillsboro Fire Department May 3.  Pocahontas County Chamber of Commerce sponsors the event...
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