Preliminary hearing held in State v. Newsome

A preliminary hearing, in the case the State of West Virginia v. Erica T. Newsome,37, of Jacksonville, Florida, was held in Pocahontas County Magistrate Court Friday, August 11, wherein Magistrate Cynthia D. Broce-Kelley found...

Building Consensus

by Jay Miller Examining the last two school levy proposals There is an unsolved mystery that affects all students, parents and teachers in Pocahontas County. Why did the proposed school levies fail in the elections...

Circuit Court News

According to Pocahontas County Circuit Court Clerk Connie Carr, the following cases were heard August 20 before the Honorable Judge Robert E. Richardson: In a sentencing and disposition hearing in the case the State vs...

Winter Storm Watch in effect The National Weather Service in Charleston has issued a winter storm watch in effect from late Tuesday night through late Wednesday night for Pocahontas County. The storm may produce freezing rain...

Local potter improves skills with class

In the field of art, you are never truly an expert. There is always room for improvement and new techniques to learn. Although he has been a potter for seven years now, Eric Stahl knew...

Common Core repealed, few changes made

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer State Superintendent of Schools Dr. Michael Matriano met with the county superintendents last week to discuss changes which will take place in the education system next year. Included in those changes – the switch...

Hillsboro Library hosts book signing

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Most authors create characters, plots and locations as they write, taking the reader on a journey. For New York Times bestselling author Sharyn McCrumb, it’s the real stories that interest her. McCrumb,...

New veterinary office opens in Marlinton

Pocahontas County pet owners and farmers have complained for years about the lack of local veterinarians. For the past several years, Greenbrier Veterinary Hospital has provided services at its Marlinton office one day per...