PCHS: You were made for this

Cailey Moore Staff Writer Kevin Bennett, Matt Rao and Pocahontas County Young Life Staff Associate David Moore, along with 94 other students from Nicholas and Webster counties, recently made their way to Goshen, Virginia, for the...

MES focused on constant improvement

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer At the LSIC/Faculty Senate board of education meeting at Marlinton Elementary School Monday night, principal Ron Hall told the board he feels the Westest numbers do not reflect the abilities of his...

What’s Cookin’

Baked Pears Mary Jo Allen 1 quart pears 2/3 cup light brown sugar 1/2 tsp. cinnamon 6 to 8 cloves 1 Tbsp. butter Bake in a slow oven until light brown. Serve with meat or vegetables. Pumpkin Bread Louise Beard 4 eggs 2 1/2 cups sugar 1...

Marlinton Council postpones meeting

Marlinton Council postponed its meeting Monday night for one week, due to a technicality involving the state Open Governmental Proceedings Act. That law, as interpreted by the West Virginia Ethics Commission, requires that town...

Martin briefs commission on land transfer and plans

Cailey Moore Staff Writer The Pocahontas County Commission made quick work of its meeting Tuesday morning. Commission Attorney Bob Martin gave the commission an update regarding the Green Bank Industrial Park property. “The Board of Education met yesterday,...

100 Years Ago

Thursday, December 7, 1916 The New York World immediately after the election called for a change in the manner of electing a President, and declared that the antiquated method of the electoral college was a...

Dominion says pipeline decision expected soon

The courtroom in Highland County, Virginia was filled to capacity on August 5 for a meeting between the Highland County Supervisors and representatives of Dominion Resources, Inc. The hot topic on the agenda was...

Wreck leads to two arrests

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer When Pocahontas County Sheriff’s deputies Brian Shinaberry and James Peteete responded to a one vehicle accident in Bartow last week, it turned into multiple charge arrests of two individuals. Marty R. Price, 33,...