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Pocahontas Beekeepers elect officers

Cailey Moore Staff Writer With the anticipated arrival of spring, Pocahontas Beekeepers gathered at the Marlinton Community Wellness Center Wednesday evening to prepare for the upcoming season’s buzz. The meeting’s first order of business dealt electing the organization’s first officers. Matt McPeak was elected as President, with Wayne Pollard...

HES ‘Fuels Up’ to get healthy

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Athletes with the NFL do it and now the students at Hillsboro Elementary School do it – Fuel Up to Play 60 that is. Physical education teacher Maria McCoy applied for a Fuel...

Strictly business at commission meeting

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer West Virginia State Auditor J.B. McCuskey addressed the Pocahontas County Commission at Tuesday morning’s meeting, and introduced the commission to the state’s new website, wvcheck book.gov. This site will give the...

Marlinton boil water advisory – Lakeview & Smith Additions

The Town of Marlinton issued a boil water advisory on Tuesday, May 20, due to a power outage at the south water tank. Marlinton water customers in the Lakeview Addition and Smith Addition neighborhoods...

County schools showing their age

Director of maintenance and school safety Ron Hall gave an update at the board of education meeting Monday night, reporting that the five county schools are showing their age and suffering from many issues. Hall...

‘Vietnam ~ West Virginians Remember’

Vietnam - West Virginians Remember is a documentary from West Virginia Public Broadcasting featuring the experiences of five West Virginia combat Veterans. Per capita, West Virginians served the most and lost the most soldiers...

What’s Cookin’?

Buckwheat Pancakes Begin the night before or about eight hours before you want to make the buckwheat pancakes. 1/2 pint warm water 1 pkg. dry yeast dissolved in water 1/4 cup melted margarine 1 tsp salt Enough buckwheat flour to...

The end of one school year marks the beginning of another

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Last week, while Pocahontas County students were counting down to June 14 – the last day of school and, more importantly, the first day of their summer vacation – Superintendent Terrence Beam sat...