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Library Friends Computer Sprout offers info and help

Frank Gifford Contributing Writer If you are among the more than 40 million people who use Windows XP on your computer, your Decision Day is coming April 9, 2014 when Microsoft Corporation ends support of Windows...

The incredible, versatile pumpkin

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer Like the swallows of Capistrano, right on time, they come back every year. And, as important as they are to our Halloween celebrations, that’s just where pumpkins are getting started! From a prominent...

Elected officials describe goals for 2014

In interviews this week, Sheriff David Jonese, County Clerk Missy Bennett, Assessor Tom Lane and Marlinton Mayor Joe Smith articulated their goals for the coming year. Next week's edition will include more interviews.  Marlinton Mayor...

Mary Broce ~ a friendly face, a faithful heart

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer Mary Broce, of Buckeye, has reached the venerable age of 91, and she is in a remarkably good physical and mental state. She has been a resident at Pocahontas Center for a...

County math program draws attention statewide

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer At the Pocahontas County Board of Education meeting Monday evening, superintendent Terrence Beam shared information about the county math program, which was provided by math coach Joanna Burt-Kinderman. Beam said Burt-Kinderman noted several...

Senior Citizens hosting Food and Fun Day

Pocahontas County Senior Citizens continues to raise funds during its March for Meals fundraiser to benefit the Meals on Wheels program. The fun heats up at the Food and Fun Day Saturday, March 22, from...

She’s a Back Mountain girl

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer With the exception of one brief foray to work in Baltimore, Maryland, Anna Maxine Shinnaberry Foe has always called Pocahontas County home. Maxine spent her life on Back Mountain and in Cass. Her...

Foreign Language Festival – muy excelente

The cultures of Spanish countries were celebrated at the Foreign Language Festival Sunday at Pocahontas County High School. Middle and high school students participated in the cooking competition and performed skits they wrote in...

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