Every year, the federal government spends about $25 billion on foreign aid, but will be hard-pressed to find $200 million to complete the Marlinton Flood Control Project.
The Pocahontas County 4-H and Future Farmers of America (FFA) held a ham, bacon and egg auction at Mitchell Chevrolet on Saturday evening. The auction netted $18,000 for the 48 4-H and FFA members who participated.
Patricia Bussard, of Frost, provided this photo of the 1927 Frost soccer team. The back of the photo reads: Frost soccer team 1927, Back row: Mitch Sharp, Clyde Buzzard, Henderson Sharp, Park McNeil. 2nd row: Luther Shrader, Emmons Moore, Cliff Sharp, Meade Curry.
Pocahontas County High School baseball coach Mike DiPasquale has his sights set on the state tournament this season and his players are hankering to end a rival's long-running winning streak.
With a revamped squad of younger players, the coach has a plan to make it all come true.
The Pocahontas County Department of Highways (DOH) has a major earth-moving project underway along Route 92 and plans to complete one more earth-moving project and several paving projects in the county this spring and summer.
Dozens of U.S. troops displayed their "can-do" attitude during Wounded Warrior Ski Camp at Silver Creek last weekend.
For a long time, I've wanted to visit the Beechy Run waterfall in the Cranberry Wilderness during winter. I thought it would look nice with lots of snow and ice. But I've been discouraged by the difficulty of reaching the area during the winter months.
Lodge 104 of the Fraternal Order of Police recognized several area businesses for their support of the 2010 Randy Bolyard Memorial Poker Run. Money raised from the annual motorcycle ride supports college scholarships for high school students pursuing law enforcement careers.
During a public meeting at NRAO Friday evening, Green Bank area residents debated a local business' plan to install a 100,000 gallon sewage holding tank on a lot next to the green box site.
You have to spend money to save money.
That's the position of the Pocahontas County Public Service District (PSD) board, that says money spent now will save several millions in the long run.
The following accident reports were filed in the Pocahontas County Sheriff's Department between January 1 and February 7, 2011:
Almost a year to the day of a rescue operation that made Green Bank the focus of national attention, search teams located a National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) employee, who went missing the day before.
West Virginia is one of just 10 states that imposes a sales tax on groceries and Governor Earl Ray Tomblin wants to eliminate the tax completely -- one step at a time.
As part of its effort to gain approval to hire a new engineering firm to design a wastewater system for the Snowshoe area, the Pocahontas County Public Service District (PSD) board voted to invite representatives from regulatory and funding agencies to all of its meetings.
So many hats and only one head!