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MTC issues have a familiar ring

To quote the late, great Yogi Berra, “it was déjà vu all over again” at Monday night’s Marlinton Town Council meeting as council revisited the issue of the fire fee. Councilmember Mark Strauss made a...

Surveying the failed levy

Laura Dean Bennett Contributing Writer As 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...

Commission to consider BSA projects

Cailey Moore Staff Writer It was a quiet morning at the Pocahontas County Commission meeting Tuesday, as the commission worked its way through a series of appointments, presentations and updates. Citizens Conservation Corp Director “JAK” Kincaid...

Volunteers needed for PCHS Beautification Day

The Pocahontas County Prevention Coalition is looking for a few good men, women and children with Warrior pride. The organization and the Dropout Prevention volunteers are hosting a beautification day at Pocahontas County High...

Special Session, but no budget

At the Capitol Phil Kabler For the WVPA Legislators ended the first week of a special session May 20 without a plan to close a $270 million funding gap in the 2016-17 state budget, but with assurances...

HES students get creative with Art in the Cart

When Hillsboro Elementary School added a half-time art teacher to the faculty, there was just one problem – there wasn’t a room to hold the class. Luckily, using her creativity, art teacher Mary Moore McLaughlin...

Healthcare – not just for humans

The calendar says, “spring,” but the weather says otherwise. But another season is just beginning for pet owners – parasite season. Despite the cold weather, Dr. Cindy Lightner, DMV of the Greenbrier Veterinary Hospital, said ticks...

Snowshoe Mountain Christmas unveiled

It’s that time of year again. Time to deck the halls with ribbon and garland, and decorate Christmas trees to celebrate the season. At Snowshoe Mountain Resort, Christmas cheer came alive with new decorations in...