Quilt square joins rich history at Traveller’s Repose

The Traveller’s Repose in Bartow was much more than a historical landmark to the late Jessie Brown Beard Powell. It was her birthplace, her home, her life. Just 10 days before she passed away in...

WVU Extension News

Attention Pesticide Applicators The WVU Extension Service will show a Pesticide Applicators Recertification video at the Marlinton Public Library Thursday, December 15, at 6 p.m.  Attending the entire presentation will count as five (5) credits...

Pipeline meeting scheduled in Green Bank

A controversial proposal to build a large-diameter natural gas pipeline through northern Pocahontas County has raised a number of questions about landowner rights and potential impact to the natural environment. Both long-established and newly...

Snowshoe wastewater construction could begin this year

After years of dispute, controversy and litigation, momentum is building toward construction of a Snowshoe-area sewage system. Earlier this month, Pocahontas Public Service District (PSD) contract engineer Waste Water Management, Inc. (WWMI) completed the final...

Students receive bags of books for Summer Reading Program

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer It’s a proven fact that students lose approximately two months of knowledge during summer vacation. With that in mind, Pocahontas County Schools – using books donated by the Family Resource Network, West...

County schools showing their age

Director of maintenance and school safety Ron Hall gave an update at the board of education meeting Monday night, reporting that the five county schools are showing their age and suffering from many issues. Hall...

Impact from changes remains uncertain-class size matters

By Megan Moriarty Allegheny Mountain Radio According to the Department of Education’s Institute of Education Science, small class sizes have been proven to increase student achievement. This was one of the points brought up at Monday...

Opinion: Good news, bad news in West Virginia’s business climate

By Woody Thrasher West Virginia Secretary of Commerce There’s good news and bad news in West Virginia’s business climate. First the good. The Department of Commerce, West Virginia University, and Marshall University just released their findings from...