Fleming channels ‘Tron’ for Comic-Con

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer   When it comes to showing passion for a movie, TV show or comic book, there is no higher honor than creating an exact replica of your favorite character and participating in Cosplay...

Bennett qualifies for national competition

Suzanne Stewart Staff WriterAt Monday night’s Pocahontas County Board of Education meeting, Director of Transportation Ruth Bland gave the board good news from a recent transportation conference held in Oglebay.Bland said bus mechanics Ian Bennett...

Archers compete in World Competition

Pocahontas County Archery team members Jersey Simmons and  Makenna McKenney qualified to shoot in the National Archery in the Schools Program World Tournament in Orlando, Florida.Jersey placed fourth in Elementary Girls competition at...

Gillispie brings the Silk Road to life

Brandon Nottingham Staff WriterPainting is a great way to express your feelings, preserve history, relieve stress or build a career. Painting can be informative and fun, no matter the size of the canvas. ...

Commission continues library funding while seeking clarification

Suzanne Stewart Staff WriterIt was standing room only at the Pocahontas County Commission meeting July 18 as members of the community came out in droves to show their support for the Pocahontas County library system.In...

My journey to the land of my ancestors

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer   On June 11, I set off on the adventure of a lifetime – two weeks in Scotland and Ireland.The journey to get there was an adventure in itself – delayed flight after delayed flight,...

Alpha Matter WV opens at Slaty Fork

Brandon Nottingham Staff Writer   There's a new kind of buzz going on at the old coffee shop at Slaty Fork since Casey Horton decided to open his own hair salon business. Dubbing it Alpha Matter WV,...