Find the survivalist inside

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer You’re lost or stranded in the woods. You don’t have a phone. You don’t have a lighter and it’s getting dark. What do you do? It isn’t a situation that happens often, but...

‘You get a line and I’ll get a pole’ – Ice Fishing at...

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer   When the seasons change and the air gets cooler, anglers put away their tackle boxes and fishing poles and wait for the winter thaw so they can, once again, go fishing. At Watoga...

People You Meet with Linda Adams

Occupation: Office Manager, Pocahontas County Convention and Visitors Bureau Education: Accounting degree from Bluefield State College Hometown: I was born in Arkansas and we moved here from Idaho. Hobbies: Quilting and more quilting Favorite Book: I don’t really...

People You Meet ~ Dennis Egan

Age: 59 in April Hometown: A dairy farm in central Wisconsin. Moved to Green Bank in 1998 Family: Wife of 36 years, Nancy, and three children, Emily, Mark and Ben Job Title: Senior Mechanical Engineer and Division...

‘May it live again, my Mother’s house’

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer “I remember when I was born.” So begins Pearl S. Buck’s book “My Mother’s House” – an ode to the home that is now known as the Pearl S. Buck Birthplace Museum. About Buck’s statement,...

Compass, Fall 2015