Students and staff honored at Super Scholars ceremony

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer It was an evening to celebrate education and educators at the annual Pocahontas County Schools Super Scholars ceremony Monday evening at Pocahontas County High School. Students in grades three through 12 were recognized...

Grand Jury indicts 35

Jaynell Graham Editor The April 2018 Grand Jury handed up indictments against 35 individuals in its two-day session last week. Arraignments in the following cases will be held Friday, April 13, before the honorable Judge Jennifer...

Manchin talks economics in Green Bank

The Green Bank Telescope (GBT) went into service in 2000 at a cost of $95 million. Just 14 years later, the fate of the telescope and research center in Green Bank remain unclear. As part...

A bridge to history

Jaynell Graham Editor “I never thought I’d outlive that bridge” -  Edwin White, Jr.   Edwin White, Jr., known as “Junior” in this community, was just 20 years old in 1947 when he went to work for Monty...

GGRR ~ A fun time for everyone

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Great weather and amazing people made the 31st Great Greenbrier River Race one heck of a ride last weekend. Swarms of participants and well-wishers gathered in Marlinton to celebrate the beauty of the...

Spreading kindness with Painting Pocahontas

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer If there’s one thing in the natural world that there is no shortage of, it’s rocks. Whether they are bumpy, smooth or porous, the earth is covered in pebbles, stones, rocks and...

Reigning Royalty

The 51st Miss Pocahontas pageant was held Sunday at the Pocahontas County High School auditorium. Winners are, from left: Miss Pocahontas Michaela Evans-Everette, daughter of Salania Evans; Little Miss Pocahontas Rylynn Barlow, daughter of Hunter...

There’s a newer truck in town

Jaynell Graham Editor Marlinton Fire Chief Herby Barlow, Firefighter Mike Miller and former Firefighter Tom Miller took a road trip to Franklin, Michigan, just north of Detroit, last Friday and returned home with a 2003 Spartan...
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