As part of the new nutrition program ﾓOur Kids, Our Food, Our Choice,ﾔ the students at Pocahontas County High School voted for their favorite new menu item October 28.
Weﾒve all been faced with the same dilemma as we shop for Christmas. Thereﾒs that one person on our list that is either impossible to shop for or has everything. You make that list, check it twice, and still, you have no clue what to get him or her.
After an outpouring of donations through the Kickstarter Campaign, a film based in Cass has continued to gain support through fiscal sponsorships.
For new Marlinton resident Leslie Shattuck, the holiday season is a time to give back. When she lived in larger cities like Charleston, South Carolina, and Dayton and Cincinnati, Ohio, Shattuck and her daughter volunteered their time to serve dinner to the less fortunate.
At the second meeting to discuss the need for a wellness center in the upper end of Pocahontas County, interested people formed committees to gather information and create a plan for the center.
After an executive session during the meeting Monday night, the board of education approved the expulsion of a Pocahontas County High School male student for up to one year for possession of a pill, a knife and a lighter and for cutting a Xanax pill in the vocational building bathroom.
Educators, politicians and concerned Pocahontas residents met November 8 at the Pocahontas County Opera House to discuss the status of the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act funding, locally known by some as ﾓthe forestry money.ﾔ
The Upper Pocahontas Patriotic Chorus performed the patriotic musical ﾓGod Bless the USAﾔ at the Dunmore Community Center Veterans Dinner Friday. Musical selections included America, the Beautiful, God Bless the USA and Youﾒre a Grand Old Flag.
Taxidermy is a way to preserve your memories. Your sonﾒs first buck, your hunting trip out west or the bear you hit with your car. But, it is much more than that for a taxidermist.
Itﾒs an art form.
At the board of education LSIC (Local School Improvement Council) meeting at Marlinton Elementary School Monday night, Principal Ron Hall stated he had a clear goal for his students ﾖ to break 100 on the elementary ranking for the state.
The Cass Post Office joined the ranks of 82 other Pocahontas County post offices November 3 when it closed its doors at the end of the day for the last time, ending 110 years of postal service.
Students at Marlinton Elementary School are enjoying new and unique fruits and vegetables thanks to a Fresh Fruits and Veggies Grant from the USDA.
Beginning November 10, the National Radio Astronomy Observatory in Green Bank will begin charging for bus tours.
The rates are as follows: Adults, $6; seniors, $5; children seven-12 years of age, $3.50; children six and under, free. Pocahontas County residents receive a $1 discount.
Concerned Pocahontas countians, dental professionals and educators gathered Friday at Mountain Quest Institute for an Oral Health Summit to discuss improving oral health for the people of Pocahontas County.
Bullying in schools has become a hot-button national issue because of teen suicides, homicides and school bombings/shootings. Although many people may believe ﾓnot in my backyard,ﾔ bullying has infiltrated Pocahontas County and has reached a boiling point at Pocahontas County High School.