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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...

The thorny problem of the multiflora rose

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer Roses are one of the most popular and beloved flowers in the world. Their history as a cultivated plant goes back at least 5,000 years. We really love our rose bushes –...

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...

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...

Williams River Road closed for emergency repair work

The Monongahela National Forest has closed a section of the Williams River Road (Forest Road 86) to all motor vehicle use until critical repairs are completed and the road has been made safe to...

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...

Complaint channel available for jet noise

Military aircraft, including Navy fighter jets, frequently fly over the mountains of Pocahontas County on training missions. They also pass over highways, homes and communities, sometimes startling residents with their sudden, loud noise. A Hillsboro...

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