The end of one school year marks the beginning of another

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Last week, while Pocahontas County students were counting down to June 14 – the last day of school and, more importantly, the first day of their summer vacation – Superintendent Terrence Beam sat...

BOE elects president, vice president

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer The Pocahontas County Board of Education held a quick reorganizational meeting Monday morning at which three new members were welcomed to the table and a president and vice president were elected. Acting as...

Strictly business at commission meeting

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer West Virginia State Auditor J.B. McCuskey addressed the Pocahontas County Commission at Tuesday morning’s meeting, and introduced the commission to the state’s new website, wvcheck book.gov. This site will give the...

MTC moves toward clean-up of abandoned buildings and vehicles

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer In his Mayor’s Report at Monday night’s Marlinton Town Council, Sam Felton said that it was 100 years ago, almost to the day, May 6, 1918, that the Marlinton Town Council...

It’s all about horses at Shalimar

Ashley Peacock Shalimar Farm, at Cass, recently hosted its first “All Girls Horse Camp,” and it was a roaring success. The girls learned everything from Basic Riding skills to Equine First Aid and wound care....

Youth Health Services hosts Open Site visit at PCHS

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Youth Health Services held an open site visit at Pocahontas County High School last Wednesday to provide information on the Expanded School Mental Health Program which serves Pocahontas, Randolph and Tucker counties. YHS,...

12th Annual Turkey Trot held at GBO

The 12th annual Turkey Trot to benefit the William Dilley Scholarship Fund and the Pocahontas County High School Track team took place Saturday in less than stellar weather. Even with the snow, slush and...

Savor the Flavor

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer It’s amazing, when you think of it, how from season-to-season here in Pocahontas County, natures seems to give us what we need. And right now, I am craving something sweet. The frozen, snowy...