Three generations make the Workman Farms work

LAWRENCE Skeeter Workman and his wife, Nora McNeel Workman, their two children and six grandchildren have deep roots in Pocahontas County. The couple got...

Everybody needs a friend

SPRING BRINGS FUN and unusual friendships to Point of View Farm at Beard. The stories and photos of the interactions between animals and between the animals...

Community gardens keep growing

Grow Appalachia site coordinator Steve White, right, and West Virginia Food and Farm Coalition Foodshed coordinator Eryn Neyer stand at the entrance of the...

Superintendent of Schools announces Super Scholars

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer The annual Super Scholars event, where students in third through 12th grade are recognized for their academic achievements, was canceled due to...

PCHS graduation moved to Warrior Field

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer After announcing at the Pocahontas County Board of Education meeting last week that the Class of 2020 graduation would be held...

Watoga Trail Report

  Pan-fried cicadas taste like popcorn shrimp. Ken Springer Watoga Park Foundation MAGICICADA The Conclusion In last week’s edition of the Watoga Trail Report, we established that cicadas are not...

Meet Your County Honor Corps

Ben Lukacek, age 51 Conflict – War on Terrorism Entered Service – U. S. Army, June 1992 Initial Training – Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri Primary Occupation...

BOE applying for technology grant

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer At Monday evening’s Pocahontas County Board of Education meeting , Director of Technology Ruth Bland informed board members that the board...

Election results

Tuesday’s Primary Election was like no other. Due to restrictions surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, candidates had little in-person contact during the campaign...

Watoga Trail Report

Magicicada nymph recently emerged from the exoskeleton. K. Springer photos Adult Magicicada after wings have dried. Ken Springer Watoga Park Foundation Back after 17 years – live and...

Bryant wins prestigious creative writing award

Jenna Bryant Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer When Jenna Bryant was a student at Green Bank Elementary-Middle School, she honed her skills as a writer – entering local...

PMH suffers lightning strike, minimal damage

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer   In the early morning hours of June 5, during a particularly severe thunderstorm, Pocahontas Memorial Hospital suffered damage from a lightning...

Biologists at work

West Virginia University biologists, Lincoln Oliver and Joe Girgente were doing field work in Pocahontas County last week. Girgente, with his large butterfly...

Superintendent of Schools reflects on past five years

Suzanne StewartStaff Writer There have...

Meet Your County Honor Corps

Joe Arbogast ~ Age 52 of Buckeye Conflict – Operation Iraqi Freedom; Operation Enduring Freedom Entered Service – U. S. Army, May 24, 1993 Initial Training –...

Unofficial 2020 Primary Election Results

8 precincts, early voting and absentee ballots reporting:

Smooth Ambler shows and shares its community spirit

Smooth  Ambler Spirits in Maxwelton joined relief efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic by putting aside bourbon for the time being and making bottles...

Rt. 66 curve gets facelift

A crew with AMPECO, Inc. of Elkview is hard at work on Rt. 66 going into Cass where they are removing a portion...

MTC sets reopening guidelines

The town of Marlinton benefited from the reduction in traffic during the “Safer at Home” time, as paving of streets and avenues got...

Commission approves report from lodging committee

Tim WalkerAMR Reporter Dave Christopher...