‘Logging Days’ a success for Cass

Matt Wilson Contributing WriterThe Mountain State Railroad and Logging Historical Association’s (MSR&LHA) first year of involvement with Cass Scenic Railroad State Park’s Logging Days has drawn to a close, and was more successful than anticipated...

BOE receives SBA funding

Suzanne Stewart Staff WriterThe Pocahontas County Board of Education received good news Monday from the West Virginia School Building Authority concerning the Major Improvements Project grant the board submitted.The SBA approved funding of the...

Planned power outage July 6

Mon Power has scheduled a planned outage for Thursday, July 6, from 9 a.m. to noon to upgrade facilities. Approximately 250 customers will be affected in the vicinity of Crooked Fork Road, Fassifern Fields...

BOE plans for the future

Just because school is out for the summer, that doesn’t mean the Pocahontas County Board of Education is sitting on the beach and relaxing until August rolls around. It is busy looking for ways to...

Surveying the failed levy

Laura Dean Bennett Contributing WriterAs everyone knows, despite the fact that our schools are greatly in need of funding, the school levy proposal which was on the ballot last November, was resoundingly defeated – by...

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...

County commission ~ full agenda

Laura Dean Bennett Contributing WriterLynn Marie Knight and Beth Little, from the Pocahontas County Water Resource Task Force Board, and Heidi Hickson, of the Pocahontas County Public Service District Board, appeared before the Pocahontas County...