Paul Bunyan may be the most notable lumberjack in history, but heﾒs got nothing ﾖ except size ﾖ on the men and women who compete in the Webster County Woodchopping Festival every year.
Members of the Durbin Lions Club wielded their spatulas and served up pancakes and buckwheat cakes at the clubﾒs annual pancake dinner Saturday at the Arbovale Community Center. Donnie Waybright, left, and Dan Rabel watch as their buckwheat cakes cook up for a customer.
The board of education was in celebratory mode Monday night as it recognized several county students for their academic achievements.
As the school day winds down on Tuesday afternoon, several students at Marlinton Elementary School let out their creativity during the Pocahontas County Arts Council after-school program.
Pocahontas County board of education members and Superintendent C.C. Lester are hoping the third time is the charm as they await notification about funding for the Hillsboro Elementary School Needs Project from the School Building Authority in Charleston.
As the daughter of a physician and a nurse, the medical field was a natural route to take for Green Bank resident Janet Ghigo, no matter how difficult it would be for her to succeed.
According to Magistrate Court records, the following individuals were either arrested or had activity in their cases.
Francine Lambert, 44, of Durbin, was arrested March 14 on a charge of cruelty to animals. Bond was set at $5,000.
Guarded by the mountains, Pocahontas County has yet to feel the full strain of the current economic crisis America is facing, similar to the survival of the small county during the Great Depression.
The luck of the Irish was on the side of Anne Smithﾒs seventh grade class at Green Bank Elementary-Middle School last Thursday, St. Patrickﾒs Day, as they reviewed pictures from the Golden Eagle Project.
United in Prayer, a county-wide group ofﾠ Christians, gathered at the gazebo in Marlinton on Ash Wednesday to hold public prayer. Karen Bowers led the group in a song and in prayer for the well-being of residents of Pocahontas County.
Cub scout pack 112 had its annual derby car race Saturday at Green Bank Elementary-Middle School. Winners of the race were, from left, first place, Jacob Barkley; second place, Hunter Curran; third place, Logan Woodruff; and best in show, Arik Burner.
In categories ranging from United States History and World History to Sociology and Anthropology, Pocahontas County students presented their projects at the county social studies fair March 8 at Pocahontas County High School.
With the grass finally beginning toﾠ turn green and the smell of spring in the air, the Pocahontas County Little League is ready to take to the field and play some ball.
League President Stephanie Barkley said the teams are shaping up and getting ready for the season.
Board of education members received an education in construction Monday night as Dale Withrow with Chapman Technical Group explained the construction phase of the Pocahontas County Multipurpose Community Center.
After being in the possession of former Green Bank High School football coach Harold Brooks for 40 years, the last game ball of the last GBHS football season has returned to Green Bank and is on display at the Green Bank Library.