Most WVU Mountaineer football fans are probably able to recall fullback Owen Schmitt's commanding field presence from 2005-2007.
Pocahontas County commissioner Jamie Walker and commission president David Fleming met in an emergency commission meeting Thursday to discuss moving the Pocahontas County Day Report Center from its existing site in Marlinton at the Old Bank Building, to the Allegheny Recreation Center.
Making a bag lunch can be a simple, cheap way to get around your mid-day meal, but if you're looking for a quick, homemade lunch at a reasonable price, Rayetta's Lunchbox can fill the bill.
Birdwatching enthusiasts and volunteers gathered early Sunday morning at the Barnett Cabins at Mill Point for the annual Pocahontas County Christmas Bird Count.
In northern Pocahontas County, there aren’t many options when it comes to nightlife. Luckily, for upper-enders, there’s a new watering hole back in an old location.
A turducken is a chicken stuffed into a duck stuffed into a turkey with layers of dressing between the birds. You can find and buy prepared turduckens online, but it's not terribly difficult to make at home and it can be a lot of fun for the whole family.
Local farmer Tim Wade said he had a great season this year when it came to his potato crop, and so far he's donated 2,100 pounds of his surplus potatoes to area food pantries.
The national Farm-to-School initiative aims to bring more fresh, local produce and food into school lunches. West Virginia started participating in the program about three years ago, and Pocahontas County has been involved to varying degrees since then, as well.
Local students visited Pocahontas Woods in Marlinton last week to make wooden Christmas ornaments. Lauren Bennett, director of Pocahontas County Parks and Rec, helped organize the class and she said students have done similar woodworking activities in years past at the facility.
The Pocahontas County Artisan's Co-op recently held a grand opening for its gallery at Slatyfork Farm.
It can never be said that Pocahontas County is lacking in talented crafters or homemade crafts. You see dozens of folks at booths and tents at the local festivals and fairs selling their work, but a visit to Sawdust Dreams in Edray is an experience all its own.
Marlinton mayor Joe Smith informed town council members that most of the new flooring has been installed in the Municipal Building.
“The men from the fire department are doing an excellent job on that — it really looks good,” commented Smith.
The Lady Warriors trampled the East Hardy Cougars Saturday night in their home-opener, 74-25.
The conference win leaves the squad with a 2-0 record after their win on the road last week over the Bath County Chargers, 48-25.