Toy Drive honors Dekema

The Snowshoe Foundation held a Toy Drive as a tribute to the memory of the late David Dekema, vice president of Marketing and Lodging at Snowshoe Mountain Resort. Dekema passed away unexpectedly November 20,...

Students and staff honored at Super Scholars event

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Pocahontas County students in grades three through 12 were honored as Super Scholars at an award ceremony May 18 at Pocahontas County High School. To be designated as a Super Scholar, students must...

Kisner: “They couldn’t catch this old hillbilly”

(See last week's edition for the first part of this story) Frank resident Dabney Kisner spent four months behind enemy lines in World War II, successfully avoiding capture by German forces. When 3rd Armored Division...

CNN picks Mountain Music Trail as top spot to visit

Pocahontas County Convention and Visitors Bureau Director Cara Rose scored a huge coup recently when CNN picked the Mountain Music Trail as the place to visit in West Virginia in 2014. CNN travel writer Katia...

Don’t forget to spit on your bait

Disclaimer: I have chosen to call all fisherpeople in this story, fishermen. This is not because I do not personally know any anglers of the female persuasion. Nor do I believe that men make...

Loved ones remembered on Memorial Day

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Members of northern Pocahontas County communities gather at the Arbovale Methodist Church and Arbovale Cemetery in observance of Memorial Day each year. Lost loved ones and service members are honored with a...

Mayor says Hudson building must come down

Three months after fire destroyed three buildings on Main Street in Marlinton, two of the ruined buildings have been removed. Another rubbled structure - the former Hudson Variety building - still mars the downtown...

Honoring veterans from California to Washington, D.C.

Cailey Moore Staff Writer In 1989, two Vietnam veterans embarked on a 10-day journey across the heartland of America. Their journey took them from Ontario, California to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. and along...

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