Shedding light on Domestic Violence

Brandon Nottingham Staff Writer October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. According to the Women’s Advocates’ website, domestic violence is “the willful intimidation, physical assault, battery, sexual assault, and/or other abusive behavior as part of a...

PCHS business students on the cutting edge of technology

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Three years ago, the Career and Technical Education courses at Pocahontas County High School implemented a new program called Simulated Workplace. With that change, the classes became businesses, and the students...

High Rocks wins Red Wagon Award

High Rocks for Girls received the 2017 Red Wagon Award from West Virginia’s Promise - The Alliance for Youth, during the Governor’s Service Awards Banquet at the Cultural Center in Charleston.  One award is...

FRN receives Award for Excellence

Pocahontas County Family Resource Network director Laura Young accepted the 2017 West Virginia Nonprofit Association Award for Excellence October 12. Laura Lee Haddad, Executive Director of the West Virginia Nonprofit Association, presented the award at...

Anti-tobacco barn dedicated

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer As motorists drive north on Rt. 219 from Hillsboro toward Marlinton, there is a turn in Cook Town where a bright new message harkens to passersby from the barn owned by Jack...

AG issues opinion on library funding from hotel/motel tax

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey issued an opinion stating that the Pocahontas County Commission is allowed to provide funds collected through its hotel occupancy tax to public libraries as long as the funds...

Recording history, one log at a time

Brandon Nottingham Staff Writer Droop Mountain was alive with the sounds of machinery Monday as the renowned Barnwood Builders went to work taking apart the Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church – board by board, and log...

Huntersville Traditions Days ~ a living history

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer “As you traveled the now blacktopped road through Huntersville, have you ever wondered how it came to be, or how it got its name? “What were the early years like or what...