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A young man honors his great-uncle’s legacy

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer We underestimate our young people if we think that they do not value America’s history or recognize their place in the future of our nation. The Vietnam War was an “undeclared war”...

Farm Women ~ through the years

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer The State of West Virginia designated the week of May 19 as “CEOS Week” to celebrate the achievements of one of West Virginia’s oldest volunteer service organizations. WVCEOS is a voluntary, nonprofit...

Workman named Tourism Person of the Year

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer As part of National Travel and Tourism Week, Pocahontas County Convention and Visitors Bureau held its annual luncheon to discuss what’s new and exciting in the tourism industry in the county. It is...

A seasonal Blue Moon

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer When you talk in astronomical terms about the moon, you’re heading for a morass of confusion. As Shakespeare gave Juliet to say in the famous balcony scene in Romeo and Juliet, “O,...

Celebrating FFA at annual banquet

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer It was a time for reflection and celebration last Friday at the Pocahontas County High School FFA Chapter annual banquet. Students were honored for their efforts in the past year – whether it...

Honoring their service

Marlinton Rotary donated American flags to be placed for Memorial Day at Mountain View Cemetery in Marlinton. Cemetery volunteer Kenneth Faulknier, left, accepted the flags from Rotary members Kendall Beverage and Joe Smith. Faulknier needs...

Excellence in education recognized at Super Scholars event

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Monday evening was a time of celebration for Pocahontas County Schools. Celebration of the achievements of students and the outstanding efforts of both professional and service personnel. Superintendent Terrence Beam led the event,...

Experiencing the taste of the wild at Watoga

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer I know I’m not alone when I say what an impression Euell Gibbons made on my generation when he said those famous words in the Grape Nuts commercial, “Ever eat a...

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