Senator Manchin connects with students via Skype

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Pocahontas County High School students in Sherman Taylor’s and Wanda Hrabina’s civics classes were joined by U.S. Senator Joe Manchin, via Skype, last week to discuss issues West Virginia and the United...

Pocahontas Day

County business representatives attended Pocahontas County Day at the West Virginia Legislature April 4 .  A County Day at the Legislature provides businesses and organizations an opportunity to see the Legislature in action. It...

Ah, Spring!

Laura Dean Bennett Contributing Writer   The dandelions are starting to appear in the yard, the watercress is bright green in the streams and the ramps are beginning to appear in the leaf litter at the edge...

MTC agenda items improve and protect

Jaynell Graham Editor   Marlinton Town Council addressed a short, but important agenda at its Monday night meeting with a quorum of three council members present to hear and act on the issues presented. The meeting was opened...

Project Healing Waters hits the water

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer After a month of preparation, three veterans in the Hot Springs chapter of Project Healing Waters were ready to put their new fly fishing skills to the test. Dave Hissom, Brien VanReenen and...

West Virginia author’s sci-fi thriller begins in Marlinton

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer It’s 2029. Domestic terrorists have polluted most of the waterways in the United States and freshwater is a precious commodity. The Greenbrier River in Marlinton has remained pure and is one of...

GBEMS students learn about governing

Brandon Nottingham Staff Writer Some Green Bank Elementary-Middle School students began a field trip last Monday, traveling to the capitol in Charleston for a three-day visit. The students who participated were Jennalee Meck, Sienna Bircher, Kiara Davis,...