Linwood Daycare unveils playground, celebrates first birthday

At the first birthday celebration of Linwood Community Daycare Friday, the children unveiled a new playground. The playground, made and installed by LES Playgrounds, of Elkins, was put in place in one week with the...

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...

Take it with a grain of Epsom salt

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer Epsom salt has, for hundreds of years, been used for myriad reasons – primarily health and beauty– but it seems everyday we hear about more and more uses for these handy...

Ethics Commission clears Shipley

The West Virginia Ethics Commission dismissed a complaint filed against Pocahontas Public Service District (PSD) Chairman Tom Shipley. PSD board member Amon Tracey filed the complaint in October 2011, which alleged that irregularities took...

Winter Weather Advisory

A winter weather advisory is in effect from 7 p.m. Christmas Eve until 9 a.m. Christmas Day Snow is expected, so be prepared for slippery road conditions. Total snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches,...

BOE holds productive meeting

At the board of education meeting Monday night, treasurer Sherry Radcliff and Greenbrier County Schools treasurer David McClure gave a report on the board’s financial statement. Radcliff and McClure said the school system is in...

MMS archers to participate in world competition

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer It was a joyous afternoon at the Pocahontas County Board of Education meeting Monday, as Superintendent Terrence Beam and Marlinton Middle School principal Joe Riley informed the board that the middle school...

Ensuring a secure voting process

Missy Bennett Pocahontas County Clerk Voting is one of the most powerful privileges a citizen can have. By voting, people have a voice in government by deciding who will represent them. Citizens should be...