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...

Paul Revere wasn’t the only rider

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer Listen my children and you shall hear, there are more heroes in this story than Paul Revere. Anyone who came up in the American public school system during the 20th century probably...

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...

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...

DNA testing has gone to the dogs

Jaynell Graham Editor While DNA testing and genealogy research is on the rise, it’s a science that isn’t just for humans anymore. DNA testing has come to the canine world, as well. Some of the best pets come...

Never forget the purpose of Memorial Day

Sam Felton Mayor Town of Marlinton This Memorial Day holiday weekend, I wish you all well. School is about out. Summer is busy. New high school graduates make plans for college in the fall. Families begin vacations. Many plan their cookouts and...

Alpha Matter is Fish Bowl winner

Linda Simmons COC Liaison The Pocahontas County Chamber of Commerce held its fourth “Fish Bowl” Grant Program May 4 at the Marlinton Municipal Building, with 37 people in attendance. The Snowshoe Foundation provided a $500...