Our love affair with the Highland Scenic Highway

Cara Rose Pocahontas County CVB The drive across the Highland Scenic Highway is remarkable any day of the year, but a trip across the Highland Scenic Highway in fall is nothing short of spectacular.  The pristine...

RoadKill Cook-off Show Down

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer When it comes to the RoadKill Cook-off, one team comes to mind – the Coal Hollow Brothers, of Christiansburg, Virginia. Of the 20 years the team has competed in the cook-off, it has...

The secluded world of Seneca State Forest

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer Not for the faint of heart, but definitely perfect for those who really want to get away from it all, Seneca’s primitive cabins boast practically no modern conveniences, but offer a...

Experience peaceful cabin living

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer Watoga State Park, the largest and one of the most popular state parks in West Virginia is situated in 10,100 acres of shady, pristine forest in the mountains of Pocahontas County. Watoga...

It’s a Pumpkinpalooza

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Inspired by fall and focused on earning the rank of Eagle Scout, Slaty Fork teen Alan Gibson has organized and planned the first, hopefully annual, Pumpkinpalooza. The event, which will take place...

‘Waste not, want not’ ~ The art of frugal living

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer “Use it up and wear it out. Make do or do without.”  My mother’s man-tra about thrifty living still echoes in my head on an almost daily basis. Get together with any group of...

Compass – Summer 2018

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The long road to tea

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer Before and during the American Revolution, many tavern signs were made with a political statement in mind, but the whimsical sign of the The Tea Kettle and Tabby Cat in Wenham,...