The third annual skatepark fundraiser on Saturday attracted skateboarders from all over. The event was held to raise money to build a skatepark at Stillwell, in hopes of providing a place for area skateboarders to hone their skill and hang out.
Barbara Stanley, of Renick, has practiced and taught yoga for more than a dozen years. She owned a yoga studio in Lewisburg for four years, but struggled a bit and eventually closed the business in October of last year.
Most people are familiar with common fermented drinks like wine and beer, or every day fermented foods like yogurt and cheese, but there are some more obscure fermented foodstuffs out there, and some folks are making them at home right here in Pocahontas County.
If you're out and about this spring and you run into some new young faces feel free to stop and say “hi.” Pocahontas County welcomed a new group of temporary NCCC AmeriCorps volunteers March 13 — sponsored by the Pocahontas County Convention Visitors Bureau — and they've been keeping busy.
Considering the unseasonably cold temperatures recently, it's hard to believe gardening season is right around the corner.
During Tuesday morning's regular county commission meeting, acting commission president David Fleming read a letter the commission received from Senior Trooper J.W.
Barbara Stanley, of Renick, has practiced and taught yoga for more than a dozen years. She owned a yoga studio in Lewisburg for four years, but closed the business in October of last year.
William Dower, now a resident of the Pocahontas Center in Marlinton, was raised just outside of Mt. Hope in the late 1930s in a little town called Turkey Knob. He said it was just a small coal-mining town, but his family had a good life there.
At last Tuesday's regular county commission meeting, commissioner David Fleming made a motion that he will act as pro tem president in the absence of commission president Dolan Irvine, who could not attend due to illness.
According to a survey conducted by the National Agricultural Statistics Service, coyotes in the United States killed an estimated 135,600 sheep and lambs in 2004, worth a total of $10.7 million.
The staff at the One Room University in Marlinton held an open house last week in hopes of attracting potential students and to showcase its facility.
Both lanes of route 219 are closed 1.5 to 2 miles south of Hillsboro due to potential hazards from an overturned tanker and leaking fuel.
Ivan Cales, of Lobelia, said he first got into archery as a kid. Over the next 35 years or so, he spent a lot of time studying and researching primitive and traditional archery.
Snowshoe's inaugural Ballhooter Spring Break bash was a bustling success, according to marketing director Dave Dekema. The event drew thousands to the mountain over the course of the weekend — mostly college kids enjoying some time off.
Marlinton town council members voted unanimously to approve a $10,000 transfer to the Marlinton Volunteer Fire Department.
Town recorder Robin Mutscheller asked fire chief Herby Barlow whether the request would be funding the purchase of a new piece of equipment.