Area residents warming up to geothermal heat

  When you consider the simplicity and efficiency of a geothermal heat pump, it's a wonder more people haven't switched to this home heating and cooling technology. The technology taps into...

Money available for Traveller’s Repose preservation

Negotiations are in progress with the heirs of the beloved late matriarch of Traveller's Repose, Jessie Beard Powell, to preserve the historic Bartow property as an historic landmark. The Repose...

Magistrate Court

According to Magistrate Court records, the following individuals were either arrested or had activity in their cases. Delton H. Lambert, age unavailable, of Durbin, pleaded guilty October 22 to a charge of expired registration. He...

Deer Creek Supply adds a Village Post Office

Among the home improvement supplies offered at Deer Creek Supply on Cass Road, there is a new addition – a Village Post Office. The VPO has a blue mail box as well as a green...

Interim superintendent ready to make the best of his time

Although he is new to the county, Interim Superintendent of Schools Dr. Donald Bechtel is no stranger to the education system. While he was studying accounting at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, Bechtel was a coach...

Service personnel air grievances at BOE

A storm has been brewing for months and at the board of education meeting Monday night, it cracked wide open as the service personnel aired grievances about decisions made by the board concerning supplements,...

PCHS forestry class goes high tech

Logging is one of the world's oldest industries, that started with cavemen chopping down trees with stone axes. Nowadays, many loggers use high-tech, computerized equipment to do their jobs faster...

Wood remains most economical heating option

Heating fuel prices vary widely from year to year, as supply and demand constantly fluctuates. Common heating options in Pocahontas County include wood, wood pellets, oil, kerosene, propane and electricity. The...