Surveying the failed levy

Laura Dean Bennett Contributing Writer As everyone knows, despite the fact that our schools are greatly in need of funding, the school levy proposal which was on the ballot last November, was resoundingly defeated – by...

Beam takes the bad with the good

From the moment he became superintendent of Pocahontas County Schools, Terrence Beam has tried to be as transparent as possible with school employees and members of the community. As part of that transparency, Beam developed...

County commission ~ full agenda

Laura Dean Bennett Contributing Writer Lynn Marie Knight and Beth Little, from the Pocahontas County Water Resource Task Force Board, and Heidi Hickson, of the Pocahontas County Public Service District Board, appeared before the Pocahontas County...

School’s Out Skate Jam

Brandon Nottingham Staff Writer Stillwell Park was filled with the sounds of children’s laughter Friday, as well as the sounds of wheels rolling on concrete. Pocahontas County Parks and Recreation hosted its first annual School’s...

Marlinton Council deals with its inheritance

Jaynell Graham Editor Monday night’s Marlinton Town Council meeting started out with public input from Clean Cow co-owner Jamie Strauss expressing her concern about proposed increased water rates with regard to the upgrade to the town’s...

BOE facing infrastructure issues at PCHS

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer At Monday evening’s Pocahontas County Board of Education meeting, maintenance director Ron Hall and Pocahontas County High School sanitation plant operator Morgan McComb addressed major issues with the PCHS sewer system. McComb, who...

Truck Pull and Mud Race back on track

Brandon Nottingham Staff Writer The annual Mud Track Race has been missing from the list of things to do in and around Pocahontas County, but Jamie McNeill and Aaron Sponaugle are working together to bring that...