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Circuit Court News

According to Pocahontas County Circuit Court Clerk Connie Carr, the following cases were heard September 17 before the Honorable Judge Robert E. Richardson: In a change of plea hearing in the case the state vs...

Stream cleanup is strictly hands-on effort

Jaynell Graham Editor A lot of work has been going on in and along streams in Pocahontas County, with some of the results being more visable than others. One need only take a drive on Rt....

PMH officials stress importance of air evacs

Recently, officials at Pocahontas Memorial Hospital (PMH) received questions about a perceived surge in helicopter evacuations. Seeking to clarify the role of air medical companies in the regional health care system, PMH CEO Barbara...

Commission declines GBC Day Report proposal

Cailey Moore Staff Writer On Tuesday, February 16, the Pocahontas County Commission gathered for its regularly scheduled meeting to discuss a number of issues – including the Memorandum of Understanding with the Greenbrier County Day Report...

Shelter hosts holiday open house

Cailey Moore Staff Writer In celebration of the holidays, the Pocahontas County Animal Shelter hosted an open house Monday, December 21, where members of the community were invited to come and see the shelter and its...

Tips to help first responders

Michael O’Brien Director, Emergency Management If you have an emergency, will first responders be able to quickly find your home? Extra minutes spent trying to locate a property could mean the difference between life and death. Here...

Forman applies for judgeship

Just one Pocahontas County resident will be considered to replace Judge Joseph Pomponio on the 11th Judicial Circuit bench. Roger D. Forman, of Forman Law Office in Beard Heights, has applied to fill the...

Group seeks help in protecting Travelers’ Repose

Like the Confederate troops that dug in on the property in 1861, a regional preservation group has mobilized to protect Travelers' Repose. The non-profit Staunton-Parkersburg Turnpike Alliance (SPTA) works to protect historic sites along...