4-H talent and imagination on display at McClintic

4-H Clubs in Pocahontas County recently held a photo and poster contest, with all entries on display at McClintic Library and Information Center in Marlinton. Blue ribbon winners will be displayed at the West Virginia...

High Wind Warning

The National Weather Service in Charleston has issued a High Wind Warning, which is in effect from 10 a.m. Sunday to 7 p.m. EST Monday. The High Wind Watch is no longer in effect....

Learning to think like an engineer

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer After experiencing the excitement of students who participated in the computer sci- ence classes at Pocahontas County High School, math teachers Laurel Dilley and Jennifer Nail decided to up the ante this...

Get ready for spring – cleaning that is

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer Mary Dilley is the kind of person who believes in cleaning the right way. Mary is my go-to expert about these kinds of things, and she assures me that now is the...

BOE celebrates Scorecard evaluations

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer At the Pocahontas County Board of Education meeting Monday evening, the board received good news concerning the West Virginia Schools Balanced Scorecard. The Scorecard evaluates schools in four areas: academic performance, English...

School system offers support to homeless children

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer The term homelessness often conjures up images of down-and-out individuals living under bridges or on a city street, but when it comes to classifying children as homeless, it’s more about whether or...

Burglary incident remains under investigation

Jaynell Graham Editor In the early morning hours of Monday, February 4, Pocahontas County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a call regarding a burglary in progress near Droop Mountain. Sheriff Jeff Barlow said, upon arrival, his deputies found...

Commission hears update on pipeline construction

Tim Walker AMR Denise Campbell, the Community Liaison for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline addressed the Pocahontas County Commission at Tuesday’s meeting. Campbell said she wanted to respond with facts to numerous rumors in the community,...