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...

Sharpes receive award for Conservation Farm of the Year

The West Virginia Conservation Farm of the Year competition showcases the best examples of farms owned and operated by people who are dedicated to conservation. Cooperating farms in each county are nominated by their...

RoadKill Cook-off ~ perfect for the discriminating palate

Brandon Nottingham Staff Writer The Coal Hollow Brothers, making their 19th appearance and dishing up yet another of their culinary creations was led by Chef Ed Blackford. The team won first place overall and tied for...

May we help you?

Five WVU students visited Pocahontas County over the weekend, to check out the lay of the land, to learn more about the people, history and culture of the area and to attend the Autumn...

Emma’s Kids began in a heart in Marlinton

Brandon Nottingham Staff Writer When people travel for vacation, there is an infinite number of amazing places that you can visit. When Saundra Watson Wikelund, formerly of Marlinton, and her husband, Roger,  first traveled to Zambia...

Pride of Pocahontas hits the road

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer They may be Warriors most of the time, but this year, the Pocahontas County High School Pride of Pocahontas marching band is channeling their inner cowboys and cowgirls for this year’s field...

Proposals for roads and libraries top county commission agenda

Laura Dean Bennett Contributing Writer Representatives from West Virginia Governor Jim Justice’s office and District 8 Engineer and Manager James Rossi, with the West Virginia Department of Transportation, Division of Highways, addressed the Pocahontas County Commission...