PCHS forestry program climbing to the top

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer When the Pocahontas County High School Career and Technical Education department implemented the new Simulated Workplace curriculum, it wasn’t much of a change for the forestry department. “It’s kind of what we...

Commissioners discuss pipeline eminent domain

During its meeting last Tuesday evening, the Pocahontas County Commission answered questions about the use of eminent domain to build a natural gas pipeline through northern Pocahontas County. Eminent domain is the use of...

Pretty Penny Café vandalized with racial slur

It may say “Love” behind Blair Campbell, owner of the Pretty Penny Cafe in Hillsboro, but the word was spray painted on the building as an act of hate. Last Wednesday morning, as Campbell was...

FFA members honored at annual banquet

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Dressed in their navy blue corduroy jackets, members of Pocahontas County High School FFA held its annual banquet last Thursday to recognize achievements from the past year. Before the awards were announced, West...

Inactive town commission owns vacant downtown lot

Following the November 10 fire in Marlinton, town officials launched a redevelopment effort, focused on rebuilding the Main Street area destroyed by the fire. But - just a block off of Main Street -...

Students, employees honored as Super Scholars ceremony

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Each year, the academic achievements of Pocahontas Coun-ty students and the excellent efforts of both teachers and service personnel are celebrated at the Super Scholars event at Pocahontas County High School. On Monday...

2016 Candidate Forum – Board of Education

Allegheny Mountain Radio hosted Candidate Forums for the county and state election. Board of Education candidates Norman Alderman, Sam Gibson, Lynn Jordan, Michael Vance and Joe Walker answered five questions asked by AMR Pocahontas...

Night at the Opry

Cailey Moore Staff Writer Seats were hard to come by Saturday night as music fans flocked to the Pocahontas County Opera House for a night at the opry. “It's so wonderful to see all of you here...