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Superintendent stresses importance of community feedback

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer The Pocahontas County Board of Education is required to follow a long list of policies and procedures – created on both the state and county level – to ensure that all students receive...

First Energy supports county organizations

Jaynell Graham Editor John Norman, First Energy/Mon Power Manager of External Affairs, visited Marlinton Thursday to deliver some financial support to the Art in the Park project as well as a donation to the Watoga Foundation....

Painting pictures ~ one stitch at a time

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer Diana Beverage began her love affair with quilting when she learned to sew a quilt for a 4-H project when she was just 12 years old. That 4-H project taught her how...

State police cut into this year’s marijuana harvest

Jaynell Graham Editor Police cars and a hovering helicopter caused quite a stir last Wednesday and led to much speculation as to what was happening in southern Pocahontas County. At the end of the day, it was revealed...

Appalachian Heritage Day

The first Cass Appalachian Heritage Day was held last Saturday at the Cass Company Store. West Virginia artisans and historians shared their knowledge with visitors. Kanawha City Yarn Company weaver Sarah Sands, center, talks...

Garth Newel Fellows perform at GBO

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer After just a month of practice, the Garth Newel Emerging Artists Fellows packed up their instruments and traveled from the Garth Newel Music Center in Hot Springs, Virginia, to the Green Bank...

‘Home is where the heart is’

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer In a lifetime, some people can live in dozens of homes, towns, states and even countries. For Barbara Crist, home has always been where her heart is. The Cass native lives in the...

Thomas Fletcher ~ talented native son

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer Visitors to the 4th Avenue Gallery in the Marlinton Depot will notice that something new, and quite different, has been added – photographs by Thomas R. Fletcher. What makes the nature scenes...