We are fortunate to live in an area where family and friends are quick to the rescue when someone is in trouble. But sad to say, the time has come for folks to protect themselves by being suspicious of out of the ordinary phone calls from supposed relatives who have found themselves in a jam.
Perhaps nothing bonds the generations together more than sharing worship and a history in a small church.
CNO Kerry Ridgeway proudly displayed Pocahontas Memorial Hospital’s just-received Certificate of Designation as a Level IV Trauma Center to the board of directors at Thursday night’s meeting.
Alvon Ryder, of Buckeye, has worked as a dispatcher for the Pocahontas County 911 Center for eight years. On Monday, November 19, Ryder was at work when a call came in to report a house fire.
Farming has always been a tough occupation, and today the news is full of stories about the struggles of maintaining the family farm - struggles that appear to get more difficult as the land passes from generation to generation.
When 23-year-old Chuck Workman decided to open a sporting goods store in 1987, people told him he was crazy.
But he was just crazy enough to pull it off in fine fashion.
Gene Wilfong, of Buckeye, is known for his work ethic and his attention to detail when it comes to new construction and remodeling as Gene Wilfong Builders.
And those same attributes are coming to the forefront in his latest undertaking.
Everyone has a story, and, as a rule, every story has a twist.
Such is the case with Claude Sharp, of Marlinton, the sixth child of the late Milburn and Pearl Beverage Sharp.
“Words are easy, like the wind; Faithful friends are hard to find.” - William Shakespeare
Pocahontas Memorial Hospital hosted an Employee Appreciation Picnic in October 2011 to celebrate the positive changes that had taken place at the facility.
Droop Mountain Battlefield State Park superintendent Mike Smith found a home 28 years ago when he moved from his duties at Bluestone Wildlife Management Area at Hinton to what he believed to be a stepping stone to somewhere else.
The scammers are at it again.
A county resident recently received an “official notice” confirming her as a “2nd prize winner in the second category of the USA Mega (under the international Sweepstake) draw held on june 10th, 2012.
Change has been the by-word at Pocahontas Memorial Hospital over the past couple of years and the Board of Directors were told at Thursday night’s meeting that more changes are in the works.
Are you feeling isolated because of a life-controlling problem – addiction, overeating, gambling, bad relationship, newly divorced, stressed from caregiving?
Help is just around the corner for all women who suffer from any number of problems.
Travelers along Rt. 219 through Buckeye caught a glimpse of an old-fashioned day of music, games, fun and fellowship Sunday afternoon as nearly 200 people gathered at the Buckeye Drive-In for Buckeye County Mart’s Customer Appreciation Picnic.