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Temporary road closure – Rt 66 at Snowshoe

Division of Highways District Engineer Manager James A. Rossi advises that there will be a temporary closure of WV Rt. 66 in the vicinity of Snowshoe. The road will be closed to all traffic Tuesday,...

What does the Observatory mean to you?

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer In 1956, the National Science Foundation selected the rural town of Green Bank to be home to a National Radio Astronomy Observatory facility. Across the span of the next six decades, the NRAO...

PCHS teacher arrested for sexual assault

On Tuesday, April 8, Corporal M.A. Agee, of the Marlinton Detachment of the West Virginia State Police, arrested Ms. Sammantha Bartley, of Marlinton, 25 years of age, for three counts of sexual assault by...

The ‘root’ of Irish cooking

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer “May you have rye bread to do you good, Wheaten bread to sweeten your blood, Barley bread to do you no harm And oatmeal bread to strengthen your arm.” ~ Old Irish Blessing If you've...

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...

Circuit Court News

According to Pocahontas County Circuit Court Clerk Connie Carr, the following cases were heard August 15 before the Honorable Judge Robert E. Richardson: In a change of plea hearing in the case the State vs...

It’s not just a race, it’s a Rumpus

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer The Green Bank Observatory shifted its focus from astronomy to astronomical fun last weekend during the annual Space Race Rumpus. Cyclists of all ages converged on the small town and enjoyed casual rides...

Wilfong Farm to host sheep shearing event

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer There are thousands of World Records for all kinds of disciplines and talents – from the largest rubberband ball to the shortest living woman. This Saturday, July 21, at the Wilfong Farm in...