The cozy confines of Stillwell Park have been lucky for the scrappy Warrior baseball squad this season. Forced to play five games at Stillwell due to bad weather and vandalism, the Warriors are undefeated by the banks of the Greenbrier River and won three in a row there on April 19 and 21.
Thanks to the generosity of the Snowshoe Foundation, many local school kids now are equipped with electric toothbrushes to make brushing fun and prevent cavities.
Residents of the tiny village of Frost hope to attract a big crowd this fall, when they will host the first-ever Frost Fest.
Warrior baseball hit a rough stretch recently and fans are hoping with better weather will come better pitching, catching and hitting.
Pocahontas County Sheriff David Jonese told Marlinton town council that his department is prepared to expand its law enforcement coverage in the town, if council decides to contract for dedicated town service.
The West Virginia Public Service Commission (PSC) concluded a three-day hearing in the Snowshoe sewage controversy on April 13 in Charleston, when the final witnesses, including engineer David Rigby and Pocahontas Public Service District (PSD) chairman Tom Shipley, took the stand to testify.
After combing through balance sheets to find every nickel and dime, the county water and sewer utility gave its employees a three-percent pay raise.
It's a safe bet that few people in Pocahontas County have heard of West Coast billionaire John Paul DeJoria. But many local residents will learn how to grow better, more productive gardens - and save grocery money - thanks to the generosity of the once-homeless Navy vet.
Warriors 6, Bulldogs 4
It's not really springtime until you can sit in the grass and watch a baseball game.
Twenty-seven search and rescue (SAR) units from six states, along with state and county command and control elements, converged at Buckskin Boy Scout Reservation over the weekend for a major SAR field training exercise.
The Snowshoe sewage controversy reached a Charleston hearing room on Monday, as parties debated evidence before the Public Service Commission (PSC).
Commissioner Michael Albert recused himself from the case, leaving commissioners Jon McKinney and Ryan Palmer to adjudicate the matter.
Mary Clendenin, Pocahontas County Solid Waste Authority (SWA) office manger, wants everybody to remember the importance of recycling to the environment and important changes to recycling procedures in the county.
The PCHS Warrior baseball squad had a big six-run sixth inning to overcome a 4-0 deficit and win their home opener against the Tygarts Valley Bulldogs.
The Warriors even their record at 2-2. The Bulldogs fall to 1-3.
Photos and recap to be posted shortly.
Many people think the local extension office is there to help farmers grow taller corn or bigger cattle - and that's true - but the service is there for everyone in the community.
Pocahontas Public Service District (PSD) board member David Litsey said Snowshoe Mountain, Inc. failed to convey a full five acres of land it was obligated to transfer when the PSD assumed ownership of Snowshoe's sewage assets.