Jack Horner’s Corner ~ it’s right there on the river

Brandon Nottingham Staff Writer Jack Horner’s Corner in Seebert opened for the season Friday. Owners Jack and Chrissie Horner have the perfect location, and the enthusiasm, to meet the needs of summer visitors to the county. “We...

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...

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...

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...

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...

New silos go up in Hillsboro

Brandon Nottingham Staff Writer People traveling south of Hillsboro on Rt. 219 may have noticed something growing on Eugene Simmons’ farm of late. No, those giant blue tubes aren’t some sort of new plant, they are...

Watoga’s Brooks Memorial Arboretum is getting a facelift

Brandon Nottingham Staff Writer Many people don’t realize what a special place Watoga State Park really is. One thing that makes it special is that it is home to the Brooks Memorial Arboretum. The Arboretum is...