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Williams River Road open to through travel

Williams River Road (Forest Road 86) on the Gauley Ranger District in Monongahela National Forest is now fully open to motor vehicle use, with certain safety measures in place. Previously, a portion of the...

Grand Jury returns indictments against eight individuals

The April Term of the Pocahontas County Grand Jury convened Tuesday, April 3, and handed up indictments against eight individuals. Arraignments in the following cases will be held April 19 before the Honorable Judge Jennifer...

USFA prescribed burn on Guinn Ridge

Monongahela National Forest fire managers will continue spring prescribed burns on Guinn Ridge (1,462 acres) in Pocahontas County, Thursday, April 13, Friday, April 14. Guinn Ridge is located just east of Green Bank. A...

Making a dream come true

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer If you were lucky enough to grow up on a farm in Pocahontas County, you dream of the day you can come back home and make a living here.  And it you’re...

PCHS schedule to change next year

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer At the Pocahontas County Board of Education meeting Monday afternoon, Pocahontas County High School principal Joe Riley updated the board on his plan to change the high school’s schedule from block...

An Ounce of Prevention

National Prevention Week 2017 “MAKING EACH DAY COUNT” National Prevention Week celebrates healthier, happier individuals and communities Region 6, West Virginia – SAMHSA, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, will sponsor...

A man on a mission to save animals

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Joel Rosenthal, of Beard, has one mission in life – to protect and save injured or orphaned wild animals in Pocahontas County. In the 15 years he has lived here, Rosenthal has...