WVMR Public NewsRoom Archive



Highland High School Students Can Now Get OSHA Certification (2008-09-24)
Students with OSHA Certification can increase their marketability


Deadline For Dual-Credit Enrollment Is September 30th (2008-09-23)
Students in Pocahontas, Greenbrier and Monroe counties have until the 30th to register for classes that will earn them high school and college credit for the same class


AMR Gets Federal Funding To Bring Public Radio To Southern Pocahontas And Pendleton Counties (2008-09-23)
Allegheny Mountain Radio receives federal grants to install FM transmitters near Hillsboro in Pocahontas county and Franklin in Pendleton


Pocahontas County Bus Driver Resigns After Letting A Student Drive The Bus (2008-09-23)
A 10 year veteran bus driver makes a mistake that costs him his job


Show Off Your Talents While Contributing To A Good Cause (2008-09-23)
Highland County talent show celebrate area talent and supports Relay For Life


Something New At This Years Cass Harvest Festival (2008-09-23)
Lots of fun activities for both kids and adults at the Cass Harvest Festival


Don't Skimp On The Fluids Just 'Cause Summer Is Over (2008-09-19)
Hot Weather may be over, but you still need to drink lots of water - staying hydrated is important year round


Pocahontas Times Delivery Truck Vandalized (2008-09-19)
Perhaps spurred by economic desperation, someone cuts the gas line of the Pocahontas Times delivery truck


New Highland County School Board Member Is Ready For New Challenges (2008-09-19)
Jim Blagg wants to help Highland County students reach their goals


Treasures March Down The Streets Of Franklin (2008-09-18)
Treasure Mountain Festival Parade will highlight Pendleton County Treasures


Hydrofracturing and Drilling In Marcellus Shale (2008-09-18)
This is the second of a two part story about a recent gas meeting in Marlinton. In this story, we'll take a closer look at the drilling process.


Discover Treasures In Pendleton County This Weekend (2008-09-17)
The 40th Annual Treasure Mountain Festival Offers Lots of History and Fun


Pocahontas County Commission Discusses Courthouse Security (2008-09-17)
Beefing up security at the courthouse in Marlinton could mean significant changes and costs


Highland EDA Plans For Future (2008-09-17)
Highland Economic Development Authority Chairwoman Betty Mitchell hopes to have a plan in place for 2009 by the first of the year


Mike Ross Brings Gas Experts To Pocahontas (2008-09-17)
A panel of experts comes to Pocahontas to talk about gas leases and drilling Part one of a two part series - part two will air Sept 18th.


Bath County Won't Run Out Of Gas (2008-09-17)
Bath County enlists the help of the state to address shortages


Tour De Revs Visits Pocahontas County (2008-09-17)
3 Lutheran Pastors + 1 bamboo bike built for three + 13,000 miles = lots of money raised for world hunger


Time For Fall Sports In Bath (2008-09-16)
Time to get geared up for fun fall/winter sports like football, volleyball and basketball


WV Governor Manchin Declares State Of Emergency (2008-09-15)
Governor Manchin evokes State of Emergency to head off price gouging at the pump


Hidden Cottage Offers Hidden Treasures (2008-09-15)
A new Bath County business offers local handmade crafts


Allegheny Highlands Agriculture Center Moves Forward (2008-09-12)
Plans for the new agriculture center for meat processing, education and marketing are moving along, according to Project Coordinator Scott Smith


Pocahontas HS Kids Get A Lecture, But Have Fun Too (2008-09-12)
PCHS students get a kick out of the drug prevention presentation hosted by the WV National Guard


Carroll Roberson Crusade Comes To Webster County (2008-09-12)
Televangelist Carroll Roberson and his wife Donna bring their gospel message to Camp Ceasar


Glen Wade Avoids Jail - For Now (2008-09-11)
Judge orders Wade to undergo 2 months evaluation at Anthony Correctional Center


Pocahontas Co Resident Dies In Suspicious Fire (2008-09-11)
The fire claims the life of Marlinton resident and retired teacher Harriet Gross


Bath Supervisors Okay Purchase Of Handicapped Accessible Bus (2008-09-11)
Bath County School Superintendent Dr. David Smith says the new bus is needed in case the other handicap accessible bus breaks down


WV Advisory Council On Exceptional Children Comes To Pocahontas (2008-09-10)
Educators,parents and community members are invited to participate in this meeting about the needs of educating children with special needs


And The Winner Is...Millboro Preservation And Culture Association (2008-09-10)
After over a year of discussion and two cycles of requests for proposals, the MPCA wins the right to renovate the old Millboro School


Create WV Brings New Challenges To Pocahontas (2008-09-10)
Balancing growth and tradition can be hard in a rural setting


Pocahontas County Music Teachers Plead For Help (2008-09-09)
Teachers say cuts in the county music programs make it difficult to maintain a high level of music education


Free Health Care For Highland County Students (2008-09-09)
Highland County Schools work out a deal with the Highland Medical Center to provide health and dental care to all county students


Monterey Town Council Discusses Progress Of The Wastewater Treatment Plant (2008-09-08)
Drawings are nearing completion and Mayor Janice Warner says it's time to start thinking about bids for construction


Changes To The Clean Water Act Could Mean Less Control Over Local Waters (2008-09-08)
Pocahontas County Commissioner Reta Griffith says a lot rides on the word "navigable"


Bath Schools Meet Yearly Progress Standards (2008-09-05)
The Bath County School Board also addresses an old school bus and a new gym floor during their September meeting


Total Action Against Poverty Offers Winter Survival Tips (2008-09-05)
TAP will hold public meetings in Millboro and Warm Springs on how to winterize your home


Irish Road Bowling At Cass (2008-09-05)
How many other sports give you the opportunity to toss cannonballs down the road?


William Dilley Memorial Scholarship (2008-09-05)
A Memorial Academic/Athletic Scholarship for Pocahontas County High School will be created to honor the memory of William Dilley


Highland Sheriff's Office, Other County Offices Face Cuts In 2009 Budget (2008-09-03)
Even while Highland County accepts a 25,000.00 cut in state funding, County Administrator Roberta Lambert says there may be more cuts to come


Pocahontas County Commission Supports State Water Resource Plan (2008-09-03)
The County Commission pledges to be an active partner in helping the WV DEP to develop a water resources management plan for the state


Absentee Voters In Bath County Have A New Option For Casting Their Vote (2008-09-03)
There's a little less paperwork involved in casting an absentee vote when using the new voting machines


Bird Hunting Seasons Start In West Virginia (2008-09-02)
Hunting season opens for Mourning Dove, Common Snipe, Canada Geese and others


WV Candidates For Contested November General Election Offices (2008-09-02)
It's hard to vote if you don't know the players - here's the list of contested political races that Pocahontas County citizens will vote on in November


Summer Reading Program At Highland Co Library Has Another Successful Year (2008-09-02)
Librarian Harold says thanks to all the parents who made the summer reading program a great success


Cutest Kids At The Highland County Fair (2008-09-01)
Several Highland Co tots compete in the Kiddie Show at the 57th annual Fair


Highland Fair FFA Winners (2008-09-01)
Congratulations to all those who worked hard to bring their entries to the fair


Demolition Derby Rumbles Through The Highland County Fair (2008-08-29)
Everyone has a good time at the derby, despite rainy weather


Millboro Medical Clinic Reopens (2008-08-29)
Family Nurse Practitioner Kim Rexrode, is the new provider


EMT Basic Class Starts In September In Pocahontas (2008-08-29)
The need for Emergency Medical Technicians in Pocahontas County is critical


Irish Road Bowling At Cass State Park This Weekend (2008-08-28)
It has it's roots in Ireland, but it's also captured the hearts of many a West Virginian


Highland County Fair Parade Results (2008-08-28)
Here are the results of Wednesday night's parade juding


57th Annual Highland County Fair Opens (2008-08-28)
The fair gets off to a rollicking start with the traditional town parade down Main Street in Monterey


Highland County Fair Kicks Off Wednesday With A Parade (2008-08-27)
Come share the "Treasure Chest of Our County" during the 57th Annual Highland County Fair


Thrasher Engineering Chosen For Northern Pocahontas County Water Project (2008-08-27)
Thrasher rises to the top of the eight firms who submitted proposals to fix aging water lines


Operation Purple Camp Visits Pocahontas County (2008-08-27)
A special camp for children of military families was held in the county last week


Highland County Fair Kicks Off August 27th (2008-08-26)
There's something for everyone at the Highland County Fair


Third Grade Classes Are Too Big At County School (2008-08-26)
Marlinton Elementary School teacher Lisa King says too many kids means less effective teaching


Sheets GMC Wins Bid For Pocahontas Community Corrections Vehicle (2008-08-25)
Sheets is awarded the contract for the vehicle, but the decision is not without controversy


Wally Burgess Remembered At Pocahontas Country Club (2008-08-25)
Family and friends gather to remember Wally Burgess at the golf course he loved


Bath County Schools Welcome New Teachers (2008-08-25)
The county school system welcomes new staff from near and far


Bath Supervisors To Ask General Assembly For Increase In County's Lodging Tax (2008-08-22)
Meanwhile, the Supervisors and the Chamber of Commerce continue to work on a memorandum of understanding concerning tourism development


Pocahontas County - Drought Or Just Really Dry? (2008-08-22)
Weather watchers hope for some much needed rain soon


PoCoPC Goes After Adults Who Buy Alcohol For Minors (2008-08-22)
Pocahontas Co Prevention Coalition wants to get even tougher on alcohol abuse


Highland Planning Commission Approves Permit For Tourist Court (2008-08-22)
Pat and Valerie Lowry get permission to offer cabin rental on Upper Back Creek


Pocahontas Co Brethren Travel To New Orleans (2008-08-22)
A group of volunteers from New Hope Brethren Church in Pocahontas County travel to New Orleans to help rebuild homes in St Bernard Parish three years after Hurricane Katrina


Bath County Asks Residents To Voluntarily Restrict Water Use (2008-08-22)
With dry weather and little rain in the forecast, Bath county residents are being asked to use less water - here are some steps you can take to reduce your use


It's Not Too Late To Register For College Classes (2008-08-20)
Late registration at New River Community and Technical College is Open until Friday, August 22nd


Butterflies Are Free At The WV Monarch Butterfly Festival (2008-08-20)
See and learn all about West Virginia's State Butterfly, the Monarch, at Snowshoe this weekend during the 4th Annual WV Butterfly Festival


Power Outage In Pocahontas And Greenbrier Counties This Saturday (2008-08-20)
Allegheny Power will have power interruptions in northern Greenbrier and southern Pocahontas counties this Saturday from 7:30am to 1:30pm


Pocahontas Resident Urges County Commission To Protect County Water (2008-08-20)
Beth Little urges the County Commission to follow state recommendations to protect water resources in Pocahontas


Virginia Election Candidates For November 2008 (2008-08-20)
Here are your election candidates vying for office in Highland and Bath counties this November


Fire Burning In Allegheny County (2008-08-20)
Fire crews have responded to a small fire on Peter's Ridge in Allegheny County


Dr. Damewood Talks About Things That Sting (2008-08-18)
Spiders, snakes, bees - fun to look at, not so much when they sting


You Can Dance - At The Highland Center (2008-08-18)
Dance instructor Anna Gregory returns to help budding ballerinas get off to a good start


Pocahontas Country Club Thrives Under New Management (2008-08-15)
New Director of Golf, Bob Keller, wants everyone to know what a great golf course this is


Bath County HS Gets A New Athletic Director (2008-08-15)
Athletic Director Chase Davidson is new to the county and to the position, but he's eager for the challenges ahead


Meals Tax Will Be On November Ballot (2008-08-15)
Bath residents will voice their opinion of the Supervisor proposed meals tax when they go to the polls in November


Pocahontas County Summer School Great Success (2008-08-14)
Dean of Students Melvin Lindsey urges the Board of Education to keep the program going


Art Auction At Snowshoe To Benefit Marlinton Depot Rebuilding Effort (2008-08-14)
You're invited to enjoy (and possibly purchase)some wonderful art, good food and fellowship - all for a good cause


Physical Therapy Returns To Highland County (2008-08-14)
The Highland Medical Center now offers physical therapy a little closer to home


Pocahontas Schools Could Lose Some Library Programs (2008-08-13)
The libraries may discontinue some school programs if the Board of Education doesn't come up with the money to pay for them


Bath Supervisors Decide To Decide Next Month On The Fate Of The Old Millboro School (2008-08-13)
Supervisors urge consideration of a joint venture


Sheep Dog School Is In Session In Highland County (2008-08-12)
Donald McCaig of Williamsville works his magic with dogs and handlers


WV Governor Pays A Visit To The NRAO In Greenbank (2008-08-12)
After meeting with other southern Governor's at the Greenbrier, Governor Manchin stops by Greenbank to visit with students participating in the Governor's School for Math and Science


Monterey Town Council Gives Green Light To Local Business Expansion (2008-08-11)
David Botkin will be allowed to sell storage sheds on his propery in town


Nature Conservancy's New Director Impressed With Beauty Of Bath County (2008-08-08)
The new director of the Allegheny Highlands Program vows to preserve it's natural beauty


Pocahontas Co Commission Shares Concern About Gas Drilling In County (2008-08-08)
The Commission hopes to hold a public meeting on the subject soon


Opera House Welomes The Bob Thompson Unit (2008-08-07)
Check out some great jazz from this "Mountain Stage" veteran in the cozy and intimate venue of the Opera House in Marlinton


Wet And Slightly Cooler Weather For July (2008-08-07)
Bartow Weatherman Jason Bauserman's rundown on July Weather


Highland Says Farewell To Long Time Bus Drivers (2008-08-07)
Keith Simmons has fond memories from 50 years of driving a bus in Highland County


Mileage Reimbursement Policy Adopted By Bath School Board (2008-08-06)
Teachers who have to divide their work week between different schools won't be reimbursed for their travel


Mileage Reimbursement Policy Adopted By Bath School Board (2008-08-06)
Teachers who have to divide their work week between different schools won't be reimbursed for their travel


Mileage Reimbursement Policy Adopted By Bath School Board (2008-08-06)
Teachers who have to divide their work week between different schools won't be reimbursed for their travel


Highland County Will See Cuts In State Aid For The Next Two Years (2008-08-06)
Counties across the Commonwealth will have to slash budgets to help the state save 50 million dollars


Pocahontas Will Join Mercer For Community Corrections (2008-08-05)
The Pocahontas Co Community Corrections Board votes to join Mercer County's regional program


Bath County Senior Calendar For August (2008-08-05)
Health, shopping and crafts top the list for Bath County Seniors Citizens in August


Pocahontas Community Corrections - Should The County Go It Alone? (2008-08-04)
A proposal to join a regional group in Mercer County has the Community Corrections Board questioning the wisdom of starting the program on their own


Youth Employment Program Is Hard At Work In Highland (2008-08-04)
Matching eager-to-work teens with businesses looking for a little extra summer help


Valley Program For Aging Services Is Approved To Offer Tax Credits (2008-08-01)
A new tax program will benefit senior citizens in Highland and Bath counties


Get Great Local Crafts At The Whistle Stop (2008-08-01)
There's more than just trains in Durbin - just follow the bubbles!


Bath Animal Welfare Foundation Opens Thrift Shop (2008-08-01)
A unique way to provide for the care and feeding of unwanted animals


It's Time For NettleFest At The Highrocks (2008-08-01)
Grab your lawn chair and head on over to the Highrocks Academy campground for an afternoon of good eats, and even better music


Pocahontas Co Public Service District Chooses Site 7 (2008-07-30)
By a two to one vote, the PSD decides to go with the site located on Snowshoe Mountain property


What Do You Want From Your National Forest? (2008-07-30)
Bath county residents consider that question as the National Forest Service asks for help in updating the plan for the George Washington National Forest


Tips For Fighting High Blood Pressure And High Cholesterol (2008-07-29)
There are ways to minimize the effects of high blood pressure and high cholesterol to live a longer, healthier life


George Phillips Offers An Alternative To A Regional Sewer Plant For Slatyfork (2008-07-29)
Phillips says there's a better way to meet sewage treatment needs for mountain and valley residents


Protecting Pocahontas County Watersheds (2008-07-28)
Mill Point resident Joanna Burt-Kinderman speaks out about gas drilling and protecting county water


Highland Planning Commission Approves Conditional Permits (2008-07-28)
David Botkin and Bud Wimer win approval for permits related to their businesses during the Highland Planning Commission meeting


"Leaves Of Three, Let Them Be" (2008-07-25)
Dr. Damewood explains what to do when you encounter nasty plants like poison oak, ivy or sumac


Laura Young Joins Staff Of The Pocahontas Co Family Resource Network (2008-07-25)
After years in the insurance industry, Laura Young finds her calling working with Pocahontas Co families


Pocahontas County Community Corrections Faces A Tight Deadline (2008-07-24)
The program, an alternative to the regional jail for first time, non-violent offenders, has a Sept 1st deadline to be up and running


Dreama Burns Talks About Life On The Board (2008-07-24)
Burns hopes to have positive impact as one of the newest members of the Bath County School Board


Breathing New Life Into An Old Factory (2008-07-23)
Local entreprenuers present a business proposal for the old Hanover shoe factory to the Pocahontas Co Commission


Highland County Native Appointed As Conservation Officer For The County (2008-07-23)
Beth Harold is the newly appointed Highland County Conservation Officer


Highland Co Recreation Commission Will Hire Director (2008-07-22)
The Highland Board of Supervisors gives it's blessing to hire a Director during a joint meeting with the Recreation Commission


Forest Service Invites Public To Comment (2008-07-22)
The Forest Service wants to hear from the public about changes they want to see in the plan for the George Washington and Jefferson National Forest


Pocahontas Co Board of Education Announces Graduation Requirements (2008-07-22)
The public is invited to comment on the requirements in the next 30 days. A copy of the documents can be viewed at the Board office in Marlinton


WV Farm Bureau Weighs In On Gas Drilling Leases (2008-07-18)
WV Farm Bureau President Charles Wilfong wants to make sure farms and farm owners are protected when considering gas drilling leases


Bath County Considers Four Day School Week (2008-07-18)
Bath School Board members question the benefits of a 4 day school week, but approve learning alternatives


More Money For Mileage (2008-07-18)
Bath Co School Board raises the mileage reimbursement for county school employees


Pocahontas PSD Member Annouces His Choice For A Regional Sewer Plant (2008-07-18)
During a volatile meeting at Snowshoe, Pocahontas Public Service District member Scott Millican announces a controversial choice for the site of a proposed regional sewage treatment plant


"Rock Snot" Discovered In The Elk (2008-07-16)
Grab a tissue - Didymo algae, also known as "Rock Snot" could cause headaches for anglers in the Elk River


Highland County Commissioner Of The Revenue Announces Retirement (2008-07-16)
On the heels of dismissing her Deputy Clerk, Highland Co Commissioner of the Revenue Bobbie Griffin announces she will leave office at the end of August


Lifes Short, So Enjoy What You're Reading (2008-07-16)
Alan Babowsky and the Bath County Library offer tips on getting the most out of your summer reading


Bath County Is Home To New Business ACS Design (2008-07-15)
Bath County native Eddie Hicklin is the Branch Manager for the engineering, surveying and construction company


Gas Drilling Leases - What You Should and Shouldn't Agree To (2008-07-15)
WVSORO lawyer David McMahon wants you to think carefully about what in your lease, and what you should leave out. Leasing info: www.wvsoro.org Report on Drilling in Marcellus Shale: www.ogap.org


Don't Rush To Sign That Lease! (2008-07-14)
Make sure you look at the fine print before you sign a lease for your oil and gas rights


New Highland HS Principal Wants To Improve School Security (2008-07-14)
Incoming Principal Kelly Wilmore presented his ideas to the Highland School Board


Gary Blair Says Goodbye To Highland County (2008-07-10)
Former Superintendent Gary Blair carries fond memories of Highland with him as prepares to take on similar duties in Buckingham County.


Understanding The Implications Of Gas Drilling In Pocahontas County (2008-07-10)
Just what is involved in drilling in Marcellus Shale?


Bath Co Supervisors Consider A Meals Tax For The County (2008-07-10)
They also discuss tourism planning and a wind energy study during the July meeting


Pocahontas County High School Welcomes A New Band Director (2008-07-10)
New grad Ryan Ullman is looking forward to working with county kids


No Decision Yet On The Old Millboro School (2008-07-09)
Bath Supervisors delay vote until the August Meeting


Pocahontas Co HS To Offer Four AP Classes In The Coming School Year (2008-07-09)
PCHS students will have the opportunity to earn college credits while still in high school


Pocahontas Co High School Will Offer New Electives Beginning This Fall (2008-07-08)
PCHS Principal Tom Sanders says one of the classes already has several students signed up.


Southern WV Veterans May Get Medical Treatment Closer To Home (2008-07-08)
A new Veterans Administration outpatient clinic is slated to open in Lewisburg in 2009


Help For Your Decorating Dilemmas (2008-07-08)
A new design business, located at the Homestead, is eager to help you with your home decor


Railway Speeders in Pocahontas County (2008-07-03)
Small Cars "Heaven on Two Tracks for Railroad Fans"


Ambassadors For Christ has a New Owner (2008-07-03)
Tommy Watson Says "Age Eighty Isn't Too Young to Buy a Camp!"


Summer Diet Tips (2008-07-03)
Time to pull out that Itsy Bitsy Yellow Polkadot Bikini


Bath Senior Citizens Travel To Amish Country (2008-07-02)
Bath Seniors to spend three days in Amish Country-Lancaster, PA


Highland Supervisors July Meeting (2008-07-02)
Commissioner of Revenue dismisses Deputy Commissioner of Revenue


Little Levels 2008 (2008-07-02)
Eleventh Annual Little Levels Heritage Fair-Bigger & Better than Ever!


Pocahontas County Commission-July 1, 2008 (2008-07-02)
Pocahontas Community Corrections will receive more than they bargained for!


Hemlocks Under Attack! (2008-07-01)
Warm Springs District Ranger Pat Sheridan tells us about a pest attacking Hemlock trees


Airport Gets Green Light From Highland Planning Commission (2008-07-01)
The Planning Commission agrees to rezone Hannah airfield for a private airport


Winners Of The 2008 Miss Pocahontas County Pageant (2008-07-01)
Winners for Miss Pocahontas, Miss Teen Pocahontas and Little Miss Pocahontas


New Name, New Owners, Same Great Location (2008-06-27)
Popular Marlinton restaurant, The River Place, is not being closed, but it will take on a new name


Pocahontas Co Commission Approves Grant For Local Fire Dept (2008-06-27)
The grant money will be used to purchase first aid equipment for a local school as well as the fire department


Boy Scouts Have Been Hard At Work In Bath And Rockbridge Counties (2008-06-27)
Boy Scouts with the Order of the Arrow have been working on service projects in the area


Bath School Board Says No To Mileage Increase (2008-06-26)
Bath School board members say they can't justify an increase in mileage rate reimbursement in light of next year's tight budget


Bath County Adopts New Budget For Fiscal Year 2008-09 (2008-06-26)
Tax increases and a new vehicle license fee go into effect July 1st


Slatyfork Residents Still Waiting On PSD To Choose A Site (2008-06-25)
Slatyfork residents who attended the Pocahontas Co Public Service District meeting in Durbin come away with more questions than answers


Here's Your Invitation To View Lovely Homes And Beautiful Gardens (2008-06-25)
Several McDowell area homes and gardens will open to visitors in July for the Highland County Home and Garden Tour


Energy Express Is Looking For Reading Volunteers (2008-06-24)
Like to read and have some extra time? You may be just who Energy Express Volunteer Coordinator Ellen Fortney is looking for


5th Annual Bath Triathlon Is A Great Success (2008-06-24)
350 people from all over the region participated in this year's triathlon


New Tourism Trail Receives Official Name (2008-06-23)
Betty Mitchell gives us an update on the happenings at the Highland EDA meeting earlier this month, including the new tourism trail


Another Successful Haz-Mat Exercise At Snowshoe (2008-06-23)
Haz-Mat Exercise Planner Dave Underwood designs worst case scenarios to test people and communications


Brooks Birding Club Visits Pocahontas Co (2008-06-20)
That person wandering around in the pre-dawn hours with a pair of binoculars isn't a stalker - they're birders!


Highland Schools Superintendent Gary Blair Is Moving On (2008-06-20)
The Highland School Board agrees to give Blair an early release from his contract with the county


Snow White And The Seven Dwarves Comes To Bath Country (2008-06-19)
Missoula Children's Theatre creates a fantasy world for kids and teaches them life skills


Pocahontas Co Commission Re-Appoints Riley To SWA (2008-06-19)
The re-appointment of Ed Riley to the county Solid Waste Authority is controversial and not unanimous


New Farmers Market In Bath County Is Looking For Producers And Consumers (2008-06-18)
A new Farmer's Market in Bath county provides an environmental and economic alternative for buying fresh produce


Pocahontas Co Courthouse Employees Grumble Over Raises (2008-06-18)
911 employees will get higher raises than other courthouse employees, and some want to know why


Lake Moomaw Sewage Problems Are Fixed (2008-06-17)
Warm Springs District Ranger Pat Sheridan talks about happenings in the forest this month


Pocahontas Co Board Of Education Suspends Teacher For One Day (2008-06-17)
Tina Sharp receives a one day suspension, without pay, from the Board of Education


Chill Out With The Highland Co Social Services (2008-06-17)
Cooling help is available to those in need in Highland County


Athletes And Non-Athletes Invited To Participate In 5th Annual Bath Triathlon (2008-06-16)
You don't have to be a top athlete to compete in this race


Jury Finds Sharp Guilty On All 29 Counts (2008-06-13)
Pocahontas Co Dr. John C Sharp is found guilty on 29 counts of health care fraud


Glen Wade Is Found Guilty On Two Counts (2008-06-13)
The jury doesn't accept that the sexual relationship between the school administrator and the high school student was between "consenting adults"


The Defendant Takes The Stand On Day Two Of The Glen Wade Trial (2008-06-13)
Wade's testimony sometimes agrees with, sometimes disputes the testimony of his alleged victim


Bath County Looks For Ways To Save Money On Gas (2008-06-13)
Gas prices, mileage and the Old Millboro school are just some of the topics covered during the June meeting of the Bath Board of Supervisors


New Agriculture Center Approved For Highland County (2008-06-13)
Highland Board of Supervisors give their approval to a new business that will help local livestock producers


Warm Springs Mountain Comes Alive With Blues and Jazz June 14th-15th (2008-06-12)
Sit back and chill to the hot sounds of blues and jazz at Garth Newel in Bath County


PSC Delays Decision On Snowshoe Sewer Plant Transfer (2008-06-12)
The WV Public Service Commission puts the transfer of the Snowshoe Sewer plant to the PC Public Service District on hold until they have more information about the Elk River watershed


Don't Eat That Tomato Without Listening To This Warning First! (2008-06-10)
The Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning about eating raw red plum, Roma and round tomatoes that may be tainted with Salonellla


Attendance Zone Policy Raises Questions For Pocahontas Co Board Of Education (2008-06-10)
Not all board members are in agreement with the proposed policy


Bath County Parks And Recreation Gears Up For Summer (2008-06-10)
Little league baseball and swimming are just two of the activities offered by the Parks and Recreation department this summer


May Weather Provided Fuel For June Storms (2008-06-09)
A very wet May helped fuel severe thunderstorms in early June


Monterey Town Council Asks For Input - But Nobody Shows (2008-06-09)
The public is a no-show for the public hearing on the budget for the Town of Monterey


Public Hearings Held On Bath's Budget, New Taxes, And New Licence Fees (2008-06-09)
Bath Co School board spending also comes up as part of the budget discussion


Prosecution Rests, Defense Starts In the Ongoing Federal Trial Of Pocahontas Doctor John Sharp (2008-06-06)
Sharp's former office staff and patients are called to testify against and for the Pocahontas Co doctor during the second week of testimony


Site Choice For The Slatyfork Regional Plant Is Winnowed Down From Three To Two (2008-06-06)
Thrasher Engineering Consultant Ken Moran presents the results of testing of the three alternative sites for the Slatyfork Regional Sewer Plant


Bath School Board Votes To Spend Year End Budget Surplus (2008-06-06)
The majority of the money will be spent on priority instructional items and fuel oil


Pocahontas Dodges The Weather Bullet - Mostly (2008-06-05)
Although most of the WV storms tracked north of Pocahontas Co, a small area of Greenbank sustained some localized damage


William And Mary Bound Tony Walters Talks About Life At BCHS (2008-06-05)
Art class, and some special teachers have left their mark on the 2008 Graduate of Bath Co High School


A Shorter Work Week Could Help Bath County Schools (2008-06-05)
Budget cuts create many changes, including a different staff and different schedules


Greenbank Elementary Middle School To Offer A Math And Science Summer Session (2008-06-04)
Greenbank science teacher Anne Smith wants kids to get excited about math and science


Pocahontas Co Asst Prosecuting Attorney Will See A Bump In Pay (2008-06-04)
Pocahontas Co Prosecuting Attorney Walt Weiford convinces the County Commission to authorize a raise for Asst Prosecuting Attorney JL Clifton.


Virginia And West Virginia Colleges Work Out A Deal (2008-06-04)
A deal worked out between New River Community and Technical College in WV, and Dabney S. Lancaster College in VA, could greatly benefit students in both states


Highland County Schools Band Director Resigns (2008-06-04)
Band Director Jerry Phillips resigns to pursue higher education at JMU


Property Assessments And Taxes Are Discussed At The Highland BOS Meeting (2008-06-04)
Harold Wingate tells the Highland Supervisors there's no need to rush into reassessments


AMR Volunteer Heidi Smith Reflects On Good Times At BCHS (2008-06-04)
Bath Co HS Radio Club member Jenna Crummett speaks with volunteer DJ Heidi about her fond memories of high school life


Delaware Man, Accused Of Possession Of Bombs, Arrested In Pocahontas Co (2008-06-02)
A Milford, Delaware man turns himself into the WV State Police in Marlinton after a plea from his parents


Some Changes In Store For Bath Seniors This Summer (2008-06-02)
The emphasis will be on getting outside and spending with friends - both old and new


Bath County School Employees To Get Raises Despite Tight Budget (2008-05-30)
Bath School Board adopts a budget that has some teachers dividing duties between schools


Sharp Trial Begins In Federal Court In Elkins (2008-05-30)
The medical billing fraud trial of Dr. John C. Sharp of Pocahontas County began in Elkins this week. Allegheny Mountain Radio will present weekly updates on the progress of the trial for it's duration.


Catch The Reading Bug At The Highland County Library (2008-05-30)
Highland Co Librarian Tomi Harold is geared up and ready to roll into the summer reading program with your kids


Pocahontas Co HS Student Says HOBY Was A Blast (2008-05-29)
Cody Perkins says he had a great time at the seminar held earlier this month in Charleston


Kids - Grab Your Rod And Reel And Get Ready For Some Great Fishin' (2008-05-29)
The US Forest Service and Hot Springs Fire Department are sponsoring a fun day of fishing for kids 15 and under


Trial Against Pocahontas County Doctor Begins In Elkins (2008-05-28)
Opening statements by the prosecution and defense are presented as the Medical fraud case aganist Dr. John C. Sharp begins


Highland County Fights Back To Kick Cancer (2008-05-28)
Highland County Relay For Life benefiting the American Cancer Society is this Saturday (May 31st)


Millboro Citizens Concerned Over Fate Of Old Millboro School (2008-05-28)
A local preservation group hopes to raise enough cash to keep the old school in the hands of Bath County citizens


Highland Businesses Recognized At Business Appreciation Dinner (2008-05-28)
And the winners are...Country Convenience, McDowell Volunteer Fire Dept, and Bo Aldredge.


Pocahontas Co School's Superintendent Wants More State Help With Transportation Costs (2008-05-28)
Superintendent Law says the recent changes are a good start, but more needs to be done


GBT Monitors Phoenix On Its Way To A Perfect Landing (2008-05-26)
Everything went according to plan as the Phoenix Mars Lander arrives safely at its destination on Mars


Watch Out! Summer Is The Time For Invasive Plants (2008-05-26)
This is the first in a series about invasive plants in the Allegheny Highlands by Warm Springs District Ranger Patrick Sheridan


Bath Historical Society Preserves The Past For The Future (2008-05-23)
It's amazing what you can find out when you dig into the past....


Highland High School Building Trades Students Learn More Than Just Woodworking (2008-05-23)
Students will have the opportunity to participate in the construction of the Highland County Pool building


Play Golf, Win Prizes, Raise Money For A Worthy Cause (2008-05-23)
Hit the links and raise money for the American Cancer Society


Greenbank Telescope Will Monitor Phoenix As It Lands On Mars (2008-05-22)
Scientists and engineers alike will be listening closely for the signal that tells them the Phoenix has landed


The Highland Tourism Trail May Soon Have An Official Name (2008-05-22)
Betty Mitchell, of the Highland Economic Development Authority, gives an update on what's happening with the trail that spans 4 Virginia counties


Highland County Moves Ahead With Pool Building (2008-05-21)
Highland Recreation Commission and Highland Board of Supervisors discuss a service building to accommodate the new pool


Marlinton Town Council Holds Special Meeting On Employee Policy (2008-05-21)
The Town Council accuses Mayor Driscoll of wrongdoing without making a formal accusation


Bath County Business And Volunteers Are Honored At The Bath Business Appreciation Dinner (2008-05-21)
Bath County Chamber of Commerces says "Thank You" to area businesses and volunteers for their years of service


Pork Bellies In Pocahontas County's Future? (2008-05-21)
Richard Ellard of the Greenbrier Valley Economic Development Corporation wants to bring a hog processor to the Edray business park


Bath Relay For Life Provides Support And Money For Cancer Patients (2008-05-21)
The community comes together for fun and fellowship to help cancer research


Alliance WV Is Offering Grants To Several WV Counties, Including Pocahontas (2008-05-21)
The group, an offshoot of the Benedum Foundation, wants to offer 5000.00 Technology grant to a Pocahontas Community organization


PSC Staff Back Transfer Of Snowshoe Sewer Plant To Pocahontas Co PSD (2008-05-19)
Technical staff of the WV Public Service Commission recommend the board approve the transfer of Snowshoe Sewer and water to the county Public Service District. To access the text of the staff memo, go to www.psc.state.wv.us, and click on "case information". On the webdocket page, click on search "case", and enter case # 07-1890-WS-PSD-C and search. When the case comes up, click on "activities" to view the staff memo dated April 28th, 2008.


Three Of Five Prescribed Fires Are Complete (2008-05-19)
Warm Springs District Ranger Patrick Sheridan gives us an update on the prescribed fires in Bath Co and what's coming up for Moomaw


Highland Medical Center Announces Addition Of A New Dentist (2008-05-16)
The Highland Medical Center welcomes Dr. Clint Anderson to the Allegheny Highlands


Greater Greenbrier Valley Community Foundation Gets Great Gift (2008-05-16)
City Holding Company, parent company of City National Bank bestows a generous gift on the Foundation


Head Down The Yellow Brick Road At Millboro Elementary (2008-05-16)
Students perform The Wizard of Oz for a dinner theater


PSC Recommends Transfer Of Snowshoe Sewer Plants (2008-05-16)
The Pocahontas Co Public Service District may be one step closer to taking over the day to day operations of Snowshoes three sewage facilities


Pocahontas County Primary Election Results (2008-05-16)
Results of the voting in Pocahontas County produced some surprising results


Highland County Recreation Commission Sets A Start Date for Construction Of The New Pool (2008-05-16)
Construction of the new county pool is set to start in June


Winners And Upsets In Pocahontas County (2008-05-14)
Here are the comments of three of Tuesday's nights election winners at the county level


Tax Increases, Zoning Changes, And The Old Millboro School (2008-05-14)
Bath Supervisors discuss a wide range of topics at May's meeting


Kelly Wilmore Named As Principal At Highland High School (2008-05-13)
Wilmore brings experience and a love of Highland County to the top administrator job at Highland HS


Democratic Candidates For Pocahontas County Sheriff (Edited version) (2008-05-12)
David Walton and Doshia Webb are vying for the Democratic nomination for Pocahontas Co Sheriff. For the full election forum, please look for "Pocahontas Sheriff-Democrats Full Version"


Rockbridge Area Community Services Will Serve Bath County Too (2008-05-12)
Rockbridge Community Services will offer counseling and other behavorial services in Bath County


Pocahontas Sheriff-Democrats Full Version (2008-05-12)
Here's the full election forum broadcast on May 10th at WVMR


Pocahontas Co Prosecuting Attorney Election Forum (2008-05-09)
Full version of the Election Forum for Pocahontas Co Prosecuting Attorney held at WVMR on May 3rd (29:45 minutes)


Carpenter And Fleming Compete For Democratic Nomination (2008-05-09)
Incumbent James Carpenter and David Fleming compete for the Democratic Nomination for Pocahontas County Commissioner


Two Candidates In The Running For Pocahontas Co Prosecuting Attorney (2008-05-09)
Democrats Walt Weiford and Donna Meadows Price are each seeking your vote


Bath County Schools Will Eliminate One Teaching Position And Some Sports (2008-05-09)
The Bath County School Board is still working on balancing the budget


Second Saturdays In Monterey Kick Off In May (2008-05-09)
A stompin' good time will be had by all in the kickoff of another season of "Second Saturdays" in Monterey


Let's Stamp Out Hunger In Pocahontas County (2008-05-08)
You can help your local post office feed the hungry right here in Pocahontas County


Three Republicans Are Vying For The Nomination For Pocahontas County Commissioner (2008-05-08)
The candidates introduce themselves and talk about what issues they think are most important to citizens of the county. For the full election forum, click on "Pocahontas Co Commission - Republican Candidates (full version)"


Results From The Monterey Town Council Elections Offer No Surprises (2008-05-08)
The results of the write-in elections have put the same people back in office


Bath Co School Board Talks About Next Year's Tight Budget (2008-05-08)
Teachers are concerned over which programs may be cut to accommodate the budget


Pocahontas Co Commission - Democratic Candidates (Full Version) (2008-05-07)
Here is the full version of the election forum with the Democratic Candidates for Pocahontas Co Commissioner held at WVMR on May 3rd (24:17)


A New Place To Get A Shave And A Haircut - For Your Pet (2008-05-07)
The Pet Set Salon will help your pets look their best


Pocahontas Co Commission - Republican Candidates (Full Version) (2008-05-07)
Full version of the Republican Candidate Election Forum for Pocahontas Co Commissioner held on May 3rd at WVMR (34:26 minutes)


Highland County Pool Finds A Home (2008-05-07)
The Highland Co Board of Supervisors dedicate land for a home for the new Highland Co Pool


Highland County Pool Finds A Home (2008-05-07)
The Highland Co Board of Supervisors dedicate land for a home for the new Highland Co Pool


Elk Headwaters Watershed Association Asks Pocahontas Co Commission For 10,000.00 (2008-05-07)
Co Commissioners say "no" to giving the watershed association any money right now, but leave the door open


Accidents Claim The Lives Of Two Local Teens (2008-05-05)
Highland and Pocahontas counties morn the loss of two teens killed in traffic accidents this past weekend


Bath County Schools Celebrate National Teacher Appreciation Week (2008-05-05)
Teachers across the county will be recognized for all their hard work and dedication


A Blustery March Gives Way To A Beautiful April (2008-05-05)
The "Bartow Weatherman" gives us the scoop on April weather


Tribute To WVMR's Loren Buzzard (2008-05-05)
Allegheny Mountain Radio General Manager Cheryl Kinderman offers this tribute to WVMR DJ and volunteer Loren Buzzard


Teaching Positions Will Be Cut In Bath County Schools (2008-05-04)
Bath Supervisors approve a tight school budget for next year


Meet The Candidates For House of Delegates (Uncut) (2008-05-04)
Here's the full election forum held at WMVR on April 26th with three of the four House of Delegates candidates. The first voice you'll hear is Bill Hartman. Candidate Margaret Beckwith was unable to attend. (29:47 minutes)


Meet The Candidates For The House of Delegates - 37th District (2008-05-04)
We hear from three of the four candidates for the WV House of Delegates in the 37th District


Church Sign Causes Consternation In The Monterey Town Council (2008-05-04)
Word of Faith Church's new sign doesn't meet current zoning ordinances


Highland Co Public Library Has Lots To See And Do In May (2008-05-04)
Come by and check out the events and new arrivals at the library


Pocahontas Co Public Service District Refuses To Put The Brakes On Regional Sewer Plant (2008-05-04)
PSD members see no reason why the Slatyfork regional plant project and the Elk Headwaters watershed plan can coexist for the time being


Pocahontas Co Board of Education Announces Golden Horseshoe Winners (2008-05-03)
Two Greenbank students and a somewhat older "student" will share in the Golden Horseshoe ceremony in Charleston this May


Teen Frequency Hits The Air (2008-05-03)
The Bath Co High School Radio Club produces a play just in time for our Spring Fundraiser


Pocahontas Co Middle School Kids "Rock The Vote" (2008-05-03)
5th, 6th, 7th and 8th graders participate in a contest to promote voting in the upcoming Primary


Here Comes The Judge (Candidates) (2008-05-01)
Here are your candidates seeking the office of Pocahontas Co Magistrate in the upcoming May 13th elections


Lake Moomaw Will See Some Changes This Year (2008-05-01)
Warm Springs District Ranger Patrick Sheridan gives us this update on some changes going on at Lake Moomaw this summer


Conservation Is The Foundation For A New Home (2008-04-28)
Keith Carson and Polly Newlon aim to live "off the grid" in their new home


Judge Approves Consent Decree Between WV DEP And Snowshoe (2008-04-28)
The decision could pave the way for the transfer of Snowshoe's sewer plant to the Pocahontas Co Public Service District


Bath Superviors And School Board Work On Next Year's Tight Budget (2008-04-25)
School board members and Supervisors discuss saving jobs and giving raises


Norman Sues For A Cool Million (2008-04-25)
Norman Alderman sues past and present Pocahontas County Board of Education members for One Million Dollars


Greenbrier Valley Economic Development Corp Joins WV Developers Roundtable (2008-04-24)
Board member G.Scott explains what the Roundtable is and what is means for the GVEDC and Pocahontas County


One Week, One House Built (2008-04-24)
The Fuller Center for Housing and Almost Heaven Habitat for Humanity are on schedule for the Pendleton Co Earth Day Blitz Build


Stand Off In Bath County Leaves One Man Dead (2008-04-24)
An initial report of a house fire turns into a six hour standoff with local and Virginia State Police


Pocahontas Memorial Hospital Billing System Continues To Improve (2008-04-24)
Chief Financial Officer Greg Curry explains why some patients are getting bills long after they've left the hospital


Play Golf And Support Education At The Same Time (2008-04-22)
Here's your chance to enjoy a round of golf on a beautiful course and support Bath Co high school scholars


Pocahontas Co Sheriff Gets His Deputy, But Sues The County Commission Anyway (2008-04-22)
The County Commission will restore funding for the deputies salary and to purchase a new vehicle, but the Sheriff says that's not enough


Bath Supervisors Hope To Save Some Teaching Positions (2008-04-21)
Supervisors listen as the public speaks about school staff reductions during the hearing


See Spot (And Fluffy) Go Green (2008-04-21)
Now you can help your pet reduce their carbon "pawprint" and help family farms as well


New Bath County Signs Will Welcome Visitors (2008-04-18)
The Bath County Chamber of Commerce has been hard at work designing the new signs


A New Depot From The Ashes Of The Old One (2008-04-18)
Like the proverbial Phoenix, the Marlinton Depot Committee hopes to see the Marlinton Depot restored


Pocahontas Co Board Of Education Petitions WV Supreme Court Of Appeals (2008-04-17)
The WV Supreme Court of Appeals will consider the BOE's petition to argue their case against the reinstatement of Norman Alderman to the county school system.


Jakes Day Offers Fun For The Whole Family (2008-04-17)
A mock turkey hunt, BB shooting contests and fishing promise lots of family fun on the McCray farm on April 20th.


Highland Co EDA Excited About 2008 Tech Council Gala (2008-04-16)
Business opportunities are improving in Highland County


Pocahontas County Commission And County Sheriff Clash Over Sheriff's Budget For Next Year (2008-04-16)
The Commissioners and the Sheriff continue to struggle to find common ground


Pocahontas Co Board of Education Approves Autism Services (2008-04-16)
By a 3 to 2 vote, the Board approves a contract for the relatively expensive, but needed services for a student in the county school system.


Heavy Thunderstorms Throw A Double Whammy At Pocahontas County (2008-04-16)
Trees in the road and on houses, and lots of power outages, but no one was hurt, thank goodness, as powerful storms rocked the county


4-H Camp Offers Fun And New Friends For Bath And Highland Kids (2008-04-16)
Bath and Highland county extension offices will have plenty to keep your kids busy during a fun filled week this summer


Teaching Positions In Bath County To Be Eliminated Due To Budget Cuts (2008-04-16)
School board members wrestle with proposed funding reductions


You May Qualify For Discounts On Medical Services (2008-04-16)
It doesn't hurt to ask - in fact, it could be very beneficial to your bottom line


Community And Business Owners React To New Slatyfork Proposal (2008-04-13)
In this second of two stories on the community meeting held April 9th, we'll hear the communities reaction to the alternative sites for the regional sewer plant


Springtime Is The Right Time For Prescribed Burns (2008-04-13)
Warm Springs District Ranger Pat Sheridan gives updates on prescribed fires in the George Washington and Jefferson National Forests and why they are necessary


Pocahontas Co Libraries Get Books From An Unexpected Source (2008-04-10)
The books haven't arrived yet, but McClintic Librarian Vicky Terry is excited none the less


Bath Board of Supervisors Considers New Rules For Future Meetings (2008-04-10)
Bath BOS look at more than just the old Millboro school during their April meeting


Highland High School Seniors Head To Virginia Beach (2008-04-10)
The Highland Co School Board gives the okay for the senior trip at the April meeting


Bath Residents Get A Chance To Save The Old Millboro School (2008-04-10)
Board of Supervisors holds the Millboro school developer at bay for 90 days


Time To Start Planning For That Summer Job (2008-04-10)
The deadline to sign up for the Highland Co summer work program is fast approaching


Slatyfork Community Hears About Alternative Sites For The Regional Sewer Plant (2008-04-10)
Ken Moran of Thrasher Engineering explains what the new plant will look like and the possible location sites


Highland Center Offers Computer Course (2008-04-08)
The Highland Center will offer a Quickbooks class if enough people sign up for it


Child Find Helps Children Find Their Full Potential (2008-04-08)
Developmental testing helps parents and teachers determine kids strengths and weaknesses in learning


In Like A Lion, Out Like A Lamb (2008-04-08)
"Bartow Weatherman" Jason Bauserman has the low down on March weather


Bath Senior Center Serves Up Clowns and Tomatos in April (2008-04-07)
What do Clowns and tomatos have in common - Bath County Senior Center Director Jeannie Apgar the dots


Monterey Town Council Election Will Cost Extra This Year (2008-04-07)
The Town of Monterey will have to pay for extra equipment for the upcoming Town Council elections to meet the requirements of the Help America Vote Act


Volunteers Survey Historic Tree Plantation In Northern Pocahontas Co (2008-04-07)
Skilled and unskilled volunteers are invited to take part in a survey of the Rothkugel tree plantation - some of these trees may be more than a century old


Pastor Beth Pyles Goes Back To Iraq (2008-04-04)
The Pastor of the McDowell Presbyterian Charge heads back for her fourth trip to that war torn country.


Pocahontas PSD Tries For Grant For Slatyfork (2008-04-04)
The Public Service District goes forward with a grant for water service in Slatyfork, but decides to drop Durbin for now


Bath County Library Celebrates National Library Week (2008-04-04)
National Library Week and a book sale highlight the list of events at the Bath County Library in April


Revel Zendik Displays Art At Opera House (2008-04-03)
Revel Zendik will display his art and meet with fans at the Opera House in Marlinton on Saturday


Highland Co Resident's Application For Rezoning Is Turned Down (2008-04-03)
David Botkin tries and fails to get approval from the Board of Supervisors to establish 2 businesses in a residential area


Pocahontas County Social Studies Fair Winners (2008-04-03)
Students from across the county present their projects before discriminating judges at the competition held at the high school


Bath Bus Routes Are Discussed At The April School Board Meeting (2008-04-03)
Bath Co Superintendent Dr. David Smith and School Board member Jake Cleek disagree over whether or not bus routes can be consolidated


Highland County Library Celebrates National Library Week In April (2008-04-03)
Join librarian Tomi Harold for fun and special events at the Highland Co Library in April


Pocahontas County Grand Jury Indictments Handed Down (2008-04-02)
Several indictments are announced during the April 1st, 2008 session of the Grand Jury


Pocahontas Co Commissioners Agree To Back Community Corrections Program (2008-04-02)
The program offers an alternative to jail time for low to moderate risk offenders


Time To Tighten Belts In Bath County (2008-04-02)
Supervisors discuss budget cuts and higher taxes to balance the new budget


A Joint Session of Highland Co Governing Groups Listen During Public Hearings (2008-03-31)
Highland Co citizens have a chance to speak out about different issues of concern


A Joint Session of Highland Co Governing Groups Listen During Public Hearings (2008-03-31)
Highland Co citizens have a chance to speak out about different issues of concern


Historic Church In Pocahontas Co Is Claimed By Fire (2008-03-31)
On the heels of the Marlinton Depot disaster, Bethel United Methodist Church in northern Pocahontas Co also falls victim to the flames


Advice On Getting The Most Out Of Your Exercise Program (2008-03-28)
Physical Therapist Steve Curtain with the Bath Community and Rehab Wellness Center offers tips for getting the most benefit from your exercise program


Pocahontas Public Service District Wants Your Input (2008-03-28)
The Pocahontas Co PSD hopes to hold a public meeting soon on the proposed alternative sites for the Slatyfork Sewer Plant


Marlinton Landmark Destroyed By Fire (2008-03-28)
It took only hours for fire to reduce the Marlinton Depot from architectural gem to charred wood


Highland Medical Center Offers Free Medications To Qualified Patients (2008-03-27)
The program is not just for Highland Co residents - definitely worth checking out!


Total Action Against Poverty Helps Those In Need (2008-03-26)
Bath County Supervisor Carol Hardbarger says TAAP is there to offer a helping hand


Glen Wade's Trial Continued Due To Lack Of Jurors (2008-03-25)
After excusing 31 of 50 potential jurors, Judge Joseph Pomponio continues the Wade trial to the next term.


Bath Destination Imagination Teams Impress Their Teachers (2008-03-25)
Bath county students learned a lot in trying to master the unique challenges of this competition


The Entrepreneur Express Is Coming To Town (2008-03-25)
Thinking of starting a small business? This informational seminar can help.


Job Cuts Made By The Pocahontas Board of Education Not As Bad As Feared (2008-03-25)
The assembled crowd cheered and applauded as the Board of Education rejects several proposed job cuts


Economic Group Looking For A Buyer For Edray (2008-03-24)
The Greenbrier Valley Economic Development Corp wants to make an offer they hope you can't refuse


Bath Board of Supervisors Approve Salaries And New Positions (2008-03-24)
Clerk of Court salaries are discussed, and Parks and Rec gets a little help at the continued March meeting of the Supervisors


You Can Find Sun, Fun, And Fitness In Highland County (2008-03-24)
In fact, that's the name of Misty Puffenbarger's new business in the Highland Industrial Park


Bath Supervisors Continue To Argue Over New Sheriff's Salary (2008-03-21)
Emotions were high and tempers flared at the continuation of the March Board of Supervisors meeting


Pocahontas County Commissioners Cut Sheriff's Budget By $30,000.00 (2008-03-21)
Sheriff Alkire argues with the reason why the Commissioners want to cut his budget for next year


Pocahontas Elected Officials Discuss Proposed Courthouse Drug Policy (2008-03-20)
It's a good start, but the policy still needs a lot of polishing before the officials are willing to sign off on a new drug policy for courthouse employees


Highland County Destination Imagination Teams Do Well At Regional Competition (2008-03-20)
The "Eggcelerator D-I-Knows" team qualifies to go to state competition


Pocahontas County Commission Withdraws It's Petition To Remove The Sheriff From Office (2008-03-19)
With the resignation of Sheriff's Deputy Robert Alkire II, the Commissioners have no reason to pursue the petition against his father, Sheriff Robert Alkire


Bath County Supervisors Nullify Recent Reassessments (2008-03-19)
Amid reports of some property values rising as much as 1000%, the Bath Supervisors decide to scrap the recent reassessments done by Blue Ridge Mass Appraisal


Highland Medical Center Welcomes New Director (2008-03-19)
Dr. D.Bradley Drawbaugh and wife Connie Sue are looking forward to settling in to their home in Highland County.


Six Caves Closed To The Public In Monongahela Forest (2008-03-19)
Caves are closed indefinitely to protect bat populations from exposure to deadly White-nosed Syndrome


The Wright Kids Make A Return Engagement To Bath County (2008-03-19)
This talented family of kids returns for the 6th Annual Bath Bluegrass Jamboree on March 29th.


Highland County Residents React Unfavorably To Higher Pool Project Costs (2008-03-19)
Residents fear that the costs for the Highland County Pool project will sprial out of control


Young And Old Are Invited to Celebrate Easter At Douthat State Park (2008-03-17)
Lots of activities, crafts and and an Easter Egg hunt mean lots of family fun


You May Be Eligible For A Tax Rebate Even If You Don't Usually File (2008-03-17)
If you want to take advantage of the President's economic stimulus package, you may have to file a tax return, even if you don't normally do so.


VIP's Visiting NRAO In Greenbank Are Stranded When Elevator Breaks Down (2008-03-14)
They were on the elevator on the Greenbank Telescope - about 250 feet off the ground -but all ends well.


Pocahontas Co Sheriff's Deputy Pleads Guilty To Misdemeanor Charge (2008-03-14)
Robert Alkire II resigns his position as a deputy and pleads guilty to a lesser charge in order to avoid facing a felony


Highland Elementary Destination Imagination Teams Competes In Albermarle County (2008-03-14)
Third through Sixth grade teams will compete in the unique competition that encourages kids to think "outside the box"


Questions Are Raised About Bath County Sheriff's Dept Salaries (2008-03-13)
The Bath County Board of Supervisors also discuss plans for the old Millboro school


Sports Sign Ups And Easter Egg Hunts In Bath County (2008-03-13)
Bath County Parks and Recreation has lots of activities for youth in March


Going Abroad? Greenbank Postmaster Doris Stump Can Help (2008-03-13)
Find out what documents you need before you leave the USA


Larry Sharp Talks Minerals With The Pocahontas Farmland Protection Board (2008-03-12)
Sharp is negotiating to buy the mineral rights that are holding up his conservation easement


Reassessment Values Climb As High As 600% In Bath County (2008-03-12)
Landowners express anger over increased assessments at the Board of Supervisors meeting


WV State School Funding Changes Could Benefit Pocahontas Co Schools (2008-03-11)
Changes to the state funding formula could benefit Pocahontas County, but will they be enacted in time?


Love Your Heart Day Comes To The Opera House In Marlinton (2008-03-11)
Heart Disease is the number one killer of women in the US - come find out how you can prevent it from happening to you


Monterey Town Council Considers Zoning For Slaughterhouses (2008-03-10)
Town Council members are trying to come up with wording that coincides with the Highland county ordinance


Will The Next Virginia Governor Come From Bath County? (2008-03-10)
State Senator Creigh Deeds makes a run for Governor


Student Representative Cody Perkins Is Eager To Serve Fellow Students (2008-03-10)
Perkins is the new student representative to the Pocahontas Co Board of Education


Bath Senior Center Welcomes Spring (2008-03-07)
St. Patrick's Day and Easter celebrations are just two of the events planned this month for Bath county Senior citizens


Southernmost Maple Has All Your Favorite Maple Treats (2008-03-07)
It's worth the extra drive time to visit this Maple Sugar Camp


February Weather Was Average (2008-03-07)
The "Bartow Weatherman" has the scoop on February weather


Pocahontas Woods Appreciates Handicapped Worker (2008-03-07)
Mike Hefner has given Pocahontas Woods a new admiration for those who face physical challenges


It's Reassessment Time Again In Bath County (2008-03-06)
Reassessments are amoung the topics addressded at the continuation of the Feb meeting of the Bath Board of Supervisors


Pocahontas Public Service District Discusses Water Leaks (2008-03-06)
This board is interested in more than just sewer projects


Bath Band Hopes To Add Another Trophy To The Case (2008-03-06)
The Bath County High School Band hopes to do well at the upcoming Band Festival


Puffenbarger Will Still Be Part Of The Maple Festival (2008-03-06)
Puffenbarger's sugar shack may have burned down, but they will have Maple Donuts for sale during the 50th annual Maple Festival


The Sharp Farm Is Off The List For Slatyfork (2008-03-06)
After many years and thousands of dollars spent on legal fees, the Sharp Farm family wins a victory against eminent domain


More Bleachers For Bath County High School? (2008-03-06)
New bleachers were just one topic of discussion at the Bath School Board meeting


Future Of Road Repairs In Highland Co Is Not Promising (2008-03-06)
VDOT cuts the amount of funding available to the county


Pocahontas Co Commissioners Discuss How To Bring More Jobs To The County (2008-03-06)
Dollar General Store owner would like to open Greenbank location by late fall


Rexrodes Sugar Camp Has Maple Trees Over Two Centuries Old (2008-03-06)
Old fashioned syrup making and plenty of good food await you at Rexrodes Sugar Orchard


Kari O'baugh Reigns As The Queen Of The 50th Annual Maple Festival (2008-03-03)
Nine young women from Highland County compete for the crown of Maple Queen


And The Winner Is.....Julian Griffin! (2008-03-03)
Griffin is this year's recipient of Allegheny Mountain Radio's STAR Award


You Can Help Make Syrup At Tim Duff's Sugar Camp (2008-03-03)
Collect the buckets, chop wood or just feed the fire - you can be an active part of the maple syrup tradition at this camp


Highland Library Has Lots Of Ways To Beat Those Winter Blues (2008-03-01)
Lots of new DVD's and books to while away the hours


It's Not Too Late To Get That Flu Shot (2008-03-01)
After a record number of flu cases reported in WV in February, the Pocahontas County Health Nurse says you can still get vaccinated


Tragedy Strikes Puffenbarger Sugar Orchard (2008-02-28)
The loss is especially hard just two weeks before the Maple Festival, but Puffenbarger vows to be back next year


Allegheny Mtn Radio Welcomes New Board Members (2008-02-28)
3 new members will join the Pocahontas Communications Cooperative Board of Directors (AMR)


Bath County Supervisor Calls For An Investigation Of The Sheriff (2008-02-27)
Bath County Supervisors and new Sheriff Larry Norfleet have a lot to talk about


Pocahontas Public Service District Announces Alternative Sites For Slatyfork Sewer Project (2008-02-27)
3 sites are chosen as possible alternatives to the Sharp Farm


A New Dollar General Store In Greenbank? (2008-02-26)
The Pocahontas Co Commission asks the county Building Commission to consider overseeing development of county owned properties


Deadline For Pocahontas Co Schools 2008-09 Budget Is Coming Up Fast (2008-02-26)
With the future of state and federal funding in question, the Pocahontas Board of Education may face some difficult decisions


Pocahontas Co Farmland Protection Board To Make Offer To Cassell (2008-02-25)
Members of the Farmland Protection Board hopes it's a offer she can't refuse


Pocahontas Co Commission Files A Petition To Remove The Sheriff (2008-02-25)
The wheels are set in motion, but the train may still be stopped if the Deputy resigns


Highland Co Chamber of Commerce Celebrates 50 Years of Maple Fest Fun (2008-02-22)
The Chamber offers a very special keepsake for this year's festival


Pocahontas Co Students Rise To The Challenge Of The Annual Math Field Day (2008-02-22)
Elementary and Middle school students join the Freshmen at Pocahontas Co High School to test their math skills


Bath Seniors Research Their Family History (2008-02-22)
Bath Co Seniors make use of the Library and the Historical Society to bring family history to life


Alderman Alleges A Cover Up In The Alkire Investigation (2008-02-22)
Alderman goes after the Pocahontas Co Sheriff, the Chief Deputy and the Prosecuting Attorney


Pocahontas Co Commissioners Argue Over How To Stop The Pay Of Deputy Alkire (2008-02-20)
All three Commissioners want to hold the Deputy's pay - but their approaches to the problme are different


Camping At Lake Moomaw May Be A Little Rougher This Year (2008-02-20)
Warm Springs District Ranger Pat Sheridan talks about temporary changes that will affect Lake Moomaw in the upcoming season


Bath School Board and Supervisors Meet To Discuss The County's School Budget (2008-02-20)
Improvements to the Bath Co HS stadium and keeping Millboro Elementary School open are topics of discussion during the joint meeting


Highland County History In Pictures (2008-02-20)
Chris Scott says his new book is an attempt to tell the story of Highland county through photographs


Total Lunar Eclipse Wednesday - The Last One Until 2010 (2008-02-20)
If the sky is clear enough, the moon will put on quite a show on Wednesday night (2/20/08)


Sugar Tree Gets Geared Up For Another Year Of Making Maple Treats (2008-02-20)
The whole family helps prepare for the Maple Festival


Pocahontas Co EMS Authority Discusses Drug Testing (2008-02-18)
Pocahontas Co Emergency Medical Services members talk about the need for drug testing of rescue squad members


Highland New Wind Project Moves Forward (2008-02-18)
Highland Supervisor Jerry Rexrode wants to make sure the new wind power project is done the right way


Wyatt Turner Is Setting His Sights On Nashville (2008-02-15)
The Pocahontas Co High School Senior is one step closer to being the next Nashville Star after winning a competition in Pittsburgh last weekend


Bath Co Library Offers Lots Of Reading Choices For A Winter Afternoon (2008-02-15)
Come to the Bath County Library and find a good book to curl up with on a cold afternoon


Obama and McCain Won The State, But Not The Allegheny Highlands (2008-02-15)
Election results from the Virginia Primary this past Tuesday don't reflect the way Bath, Highland and the City of Covington voted


A New Brochure For Marlinton (2008-02-14)
Marlinton Mayor Dennis Driscoll shows off the new town brochure to the Town Council


Bath Co Farm Service Agency Offers Assistance (2008-02-14)
When natural disaster strikes farmers, the FSA is there to help


Highland EDA Is Getting Ready For The Maple Festival (2008-02-14)
The Highland Economic Development Authority will be front and center at this year's Maple Fest


Eagles Sugar Camp Offers Living History (2008-02-13)
A trip to Eagles Sugar Camp offers a history of making maple syrup from wooden troughs to a modern computerized cooker


Pocahontas Co Commissioners Consult An Expert About Drug Policy (2008-02-13)
Pocahontas Co Commissioners talk to Attorney Carolyn Wade, who helped craft a Drug Testing policy for Kanawha county


Bath Co Will Pay Coyote Bounties And Commission Members (2008-02-13)
Bath Co Supervisors address some items, but decide to continue their Feb agenda to the 26th of the month.


Henry McBride Breaks His Silence About Highland New Wind (2008-02-12)
AMR Asst General Manager Carson Ralston sits down with McBride and Highland Supervisor Jerry Rexrode to find out what happens now with the wind project.


Meeting Graduation Standards At Pocahontas Co High School (2008-02-12)
Pocahontas Co Board of Education wants to make sure students will meet all their graduation requirements


Bath County's Talent Will Be Showcased On Saturday (2008-02-12)
The sixth annual Bath County High School Talent show is a treat for the community


Pocahontas Co Commissioners Discuss Removal Of The County Sheriff (2008-02-12)
The Commissioners want to know if they can have Pocahontas Co Sheriff Robert Alkire removed from office


Wind Turbine Project Moves Ahead In Highland County (2008-02-11)
Project owners and county supervisors discuss plans for the project


Highland Still Looking To Fill A Vacancy On It's Planning Commission (2008-02-11)
Supervisors address a number of topics at their February Meeting


Bath School Board Discusses Construction Damage At The High School (2008-02-11)
Bath School Board member Eddie Ryder wants to minimize damage from new construction at the high school


Pocahontas Co Sheriff Refuses To Stop Paying Deputy (2008-02-11)
The Pocahontas Co Commissioners are unable to convince Sheriff Alkire to stop paying Deputy Robert Alkire, even though the deputy faces a felony charge


Super Tuesday Voting Took Some By Surprise (2008-02-11)
Despite some confusion, Jason Bauserman says he enjoyed watching the WV Republicans choose delegates in Charleston


Pocahontas Co High School Strives To Meet Students Needs (2008-02-11)
With a teaching staff stretched thin, the PCHS staff do their best to help students meet their graduation requirements


Locals Gather To Talk About The New Durbin Library (2008-02-11)
What should the library/community center be like? That's the question a group of community members tried to answer


The Great Backyard Bird Count Coming Up Soon (2008-02-11)
The Bird count is Feb 15-18th. It only takes 15 minutes and you can help


Highland Co Teachers Work Hard For Certification (2008-02-11)
Superintendent Gary Blair recognizes two teachers for becoming National Board Certified Teachers


West Virginia Takes Part In Super Tuesday (2008-02-11)
WV Republican Party decides to shake things up a bit this election year


Bath Seniors Have "Lovely" Plans For February (2008-02-11)
February has something for everyone at the Bath Senior center


Cowpasture River Preservation Association Hosts Winter Workshops (2008-02-04)
The CRPA will show Bath Co residents how they can help keep the environment healthy


Pocahontas County Commissioners Talk About Sheriff's Deputy Alkire (2008-02-04)
All three Commissioners are hoping to see this complicated case resolved as soon as possible


Highland Recycling Turns Trash Into Cash (2008-02-01)
Highland Co "goes Green" and gets some greenbacks for their trouble


Safety Begins In The Home (2008-02-01)
Accidents and injuries in the home can be prevented with a few simple precautions


Pocahontas Co Public Service District Claims Small Victory (2008-02-01)
They can keep their attorney, but the Pocahtonas PSD faces further scrutiny of their transfer request


New Help For Old Joints In Highland County (2008-01-31)
A new Chiropractic practice in Monterey offers helps with those annoying aches and pains


Pocahontas Co School Officials Want To Change State Funding Formula (2008-01-31)
A change in the way the state funds county schools could be very beneficial to Pocahontas


Pocahontas Co Public Service District Talks About Possible Water Projects (2008-01-30)
Fix leaks or build new water treatment plants? Pocahontas PSD considers the options


Old School Gets New Life As An Antiques Shop (2008-01-30)
After 3 years of renovation, the old Ashwood School is now home to Ashwood School Antiques


2007 Weather - Year In Review (2008-01-29)
Bartow Weatherman Jason Baurserman tells us about the ups and downs of weather in Pocahontas Co in 2007


Pocahontas Co Sheriff's Deputy Arrested For Wanton Endangerment (2008-01-29)
Robert Alkire II is formally charged in Pocahontas Co Magistrate Court


Pocahontas Co Board of Education Talks About The Budget (2008-01-29)
A new funding proposal currently in the WV Legislature could mean more money for Pocahontas Co Schools


Winter Weather Means Sometimes Unpredictable School Schedules In Bath Co (2008-01-28)
Bath Co Superintendent Dr. David Smith says closing schools due to weather depends on many factors


WV Supreme Court To Hear DEP Appeal In Pocahontas Quarry Case (2008-01-28)
The court battle over the proposed quarry site near Huntersville in Pocahontas Co could have lasting ramifications for the WV Dept of Environmental Protection


Candidates File For Pocahontas County Offices (2008-01-28)
Here are your candidates for the 2008 Elections in Pocahontas County


Come Show Your Wildlife For A Good Cause (2008-01-25)
Outdoorsmen and women of all ages are invited to participate in the first annual Highland FFA Wildlife Show - a fundraiser for the Highland Co Relay For Life


Brush County Water Project Approved By MarlintonTown Council (2008-01-25)
The Marlinton Town Council gives the go ahead on the much needed waterworks project.


Ray Eagle Provides A History Of Maple Syrup (2008-01-24)
Ray Eagle remembers the hard work that went into making maple syrup in the early twentieth century


Share Your Artistic Talents With The Bath Community Theatre (2008-01-24)
Newly formed community theatre holds auditions for first show


Pocahontas Co Farmland Protection Board Still Waiting To Close The Deal (2008-01-24)
The Pocahontas FPB hits snags in their efforts to close on two conservation easements


Jonathan Shearer Of Marlinton Arrested For Joyriding (2008-01-24)
Shearer is accused of stealing a truck and doing considerable damage


Highland Co Relay For Life Is Recognized For A Successful Year (2008-01-23)
Mary Beth Gutshall leads the Highland Co Relay For Life to a record breaking year in 2007


Pendleton County Commissioners Are Introduced To AMR (2008-01-23)
AMR Asst General Manager Carson Ralston introduces the Pendleton County Commissioners to Community Radio


FCC Approves New Transmitters For AMR - So Now What? (2008-01-23)
Now that the FCC has approved two new FM Transmitters for Allegheny Mountain Radio, the real work is just beginning


Adult Education Classes Offered In Bath County (2008-01-23)
These free classes are offered to help you prepare for the GED test in March


Over 200 People Gather To Celebrate MLK Day (2008-01-23)
People from all over the Greenbrier Valley gather at Lewisburg UMC to honor the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.


Planning For A New Library In Durbin (2008-01-23)
Pocahontas County Free Libraries and other community groups are excited about plans for a new library in Durbin


I Have A Dream Speech (2008-01-23)
Arley Johnson offers a dramatic presentation of Dr. Kings famous speech in front of the Lincoln Memorial


Bath Co Parks and Recreation Makes Plans for Winter And Spring (2008-01-23)
Winter basketball and planning for Spring sports keeps Mark Nelson busy


Friends Prepare For A Fight In Pendleton County (2008-01-23)
The Friends of Beautiful Pendleton County prepare to fight industrial wind interests on Jack Mountain


Highland Co Students Step Up To The Challenge (2008-01-17)
Highland Co Elementary students are ready to tackle whatever problem Destination Imagination throws at them


New Books, New Music, New DVD's - There's A Lot To See And Hear At This Library (2008-01-17)
Librarian Tomi Harold is excited about new products for Highland county residents to enjoy


They Will Gather At The Courthouse On Monday For MLK Day (2008-01-17)
People from across the Greenbrier Valley will gather in Lewisburg Monday to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.


Pocahontas Co Commissioners Dole Out The Money (2008-01-17)
The Commissioners announce which groups will get a share of the projected revenues from the Hotel/Motel Tax


Bids Are In For Oil And Gas Leases In Highland County (2008-01-15)
The US Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management announce the winning bidder for oil and gas leases on National forest land in Highland county


Election Filing Window Opens In Pocahontas County (2008-01-15)
Both Democrats and Republicans throw their hats into the political ring for the 2008 elections


Dr. Law Wants To Start A Basketball Program For Pocahontas Kids (2008-01-15)
After being shut out of the Tygart Valley League, Pocahontas Co Schools Superintendent Law hopes to start a league for 4th and 5th graders in the county


Warm Springs Ranger District Has A Busy Year Ahead (2008-01-14)
District Ranger Pat Sheridan gives us a preview of projects in the George Washington and Jefferson National Forests for this year


Bath County Cheerleaders Had Fun In The Sun During Christmas Break (2008-01-11)
The Bath County High School Cheerleaders spent their Christmas break competing at the Capital One Bowl in Florida


Pocahontas Woods' Focus Is On Woodworking - And The Bottom Line (2008-01-11)
The Marlinton business discusses ways to improve cash flow


Teresa Shelton Continues As 911 Coordinator For Bath County (2008-01-10)
Bath Board of Supervisors address controversy surrounding the 911 Coordinator position and other issues during the January meeting


Warm And Rainy Describes December Weather (2008-01-10)
There was no White Christmas for residents of Pocahontas Co this year


Marlinton Town Council Considers A Mission Statement (2008-01-10)
Marlinton Town Council members and citizens discuss whether the town needs an official mission statement


Highland County FFA 2008 Preview (2008-01-10)
Highland Co FFA Chapter Advisor Steve Hevener outlines some of the events coming up this year


Pocahontas Co Legislative Representatives Get Ready To Rumble (2008-01-09)
Senator Clark Barnes, and House Delegates William Hartman and Bill Proudfoot prepare to take on Workman's Comp during the 2008 WV State Legislative session


Teresa Shelton Continues As 911 Administrator For Bath County (2008-01-09)
Bath Co Board of Supervisors address the controversy surrounding the 911 job and other issues


Pocahontas County Commission Wish List For 2008 (2008-01-08)
Pocahontas County Commissioners start 2008 with a "git-ur-done" attitude


New School Board Members Jump Right In (2008-01-08)
Highland School Board starts off the year with a whole new perspective


Highland Co Circuit Court Clerk Sue Dudley Retires (2008-01-07)
Sue Dudley reminisces about 32 years of service in the Circuit Court


Pocahontas Co Prepares For A Pandemic (2008-01-07)
Pocahontas Co Emergency and Health professionals prepare for a health pandemic they hope will never arrive


January Is National Radon Action Month (2008-01-04)
Is the radon level too high in your home? And what the heck is Radon?


Families Benefit From Highland Co Angels (2008-01-04)
The Highland Angel Tree brought joy to many families in the county at Christmas


House Fire Claims The Life of A Pocahontas Co Woman (2008-01-04)
A house fire in Marlinton takes the life of a woman and leaves her fiance fighting for his life


Bath Co School Board Makes Plans For The New Year (2008-01-04)
With the high school renovation progressing, the board requests other capital improvements


Pocahontas Firefighters Looking For Financial Help (2008-01-03)
Rising training and equipment costs are straining the budgets of Pocahontas Co fire departments


Highland Board of Supervisors Talk About Waste And Wind (2008-01-03)
The Highland BOS hears from the public about solid waste, and considers what's next for Highland New Wind


Dr. Roland Sharp Is 100 Years Young (2008-01-02)
The community of Frost throws a 100th birthday bash for this Pioneer in Osteopathic medicine


Highland Chapter Of The FFA Says A Fond Farewell To 2007 (2008-01-02)
Steve Hevener gives the run down on 2007 activities of the Highland Chapter of Future Farmers of America


Pocahontas Public Service District Is Keeping Mum About Alternative Sites (2008-01-02)
The PSD says no to disclosing information while searching for an alternative site for the Slatyfork Sewer project


Bath Girls Basketball Keeps Lisa Hamilton Busy During Winter (2008-01-02)
BCHS Radio Club Reporter Chase Smith talks with Lisa Hamilton about the joys and challenges of coaching girl's basketball.


Pocahontas Co Sheriff's Deputy Placed On Administrative Leave (2008-01-02)
The deputy is placed on paid leave pending the outcome on an investigation by the WV State Police


Diabetes Test Strip Recall (2008-01-02)
Bayer Diabetes Care announces a recall of test strips that may give incorrect blood readings


Highland High School Band Will Soon Be Looking As Good As They Sound (2008-01-02)
With more interest in playing in the band, Director Jerry Felt says it's time to think about new uniforms


Bath Seniors Start The Year Off Healthy (2008-01-02)
Healthy eating, shopping and crafts are all on the January agenda for Bath County Seniors


Pocahontas Co Fire Departments Ask County Commission For Money (2008-01-02)
Three county Fire Chiefs make their case before the Pocahontas County Commission


Highland BOS Accepts Pool Bid (2007-12-27)
The Board of Supervisors announce the winning bid for the new Highland Co Pool.


Pocahontas Co School Gets Chinese Pen Pals (2007-12-27)
The Pearl Buck Foundation and Hillsboro Elementary School team up to help students in both countries learn more about each other


Basketball Season Keeps Wayne Dent Busy (2007-12-27)
BCHS Radio Club member Tim Miller speaks with Bath Co Athletic Director Wayne Dent about keeping sports on track


On Donner! On Dasher! Highland Co Lights Up For Christmas (2007-12-27)
Residents throughout Highland county make those meters spin! Here's all your winners in the Holiday Lighting Contests


Bath Workforce Development Helps At Risk Youth (2007-12-27)
This Harrisonburg, VA based organization works with area youth to help them with school and beyond


Highland Co Board of Supervisors Concerned With Unfunded Mandates (2007-12-27)
Highland BOS meet with State Congressman to discuss county budget issues


Leonard Parenec Takes Charge At Hillsboro (2007-12-27)
Leonard Parenec is the New Man in Charge at Hillsboro Elementary School


ACT Plan Helps Pocahontas High School 10th Graders Plan For The Future (2007-12-21)
The ACT Plan helps students identify their problem areas before they take the ACT college entry test


Get Your Shot Now To Stop The Flu Later (2007-12-21)
Bath County Health Dept says don't wait to get that flu shot - you'll thank yourself later


Highland Library Year In Review (2007-12-21)
Librarian Tomi Harold says the library has had a good year thanks to community support


Beard Conservation Easement Gets Final Approval (2007-12-19)
The Pocahontas Co Farmland Protection Board is ready to sign the dotted line for the Emma Beard property near Arbovale


Everybody Is A Winner At The Bath Christmas Parade (2007-12-19)
Lots of people turn out for floats and fun despite cold and windy weather


Pocahontas Co Commission Faces Thorny Legal Issues (2007-12-18)
The Pocahontas Co Commission votes to hire legal council to address drug testing of courthouse employees


So Much To See And Do At The Bath Historical Society (2007-12-18)
Check out what's happening at the Historical society


US Senate Shoots Down Forest Money That Would Benefit Pocahontas Co Schools (2007-12-18)
Superintendent Dr. Patrick Law gives the grim news to the Pocahontas Co Board of Education


Matthew VanReenan Arrested In Drug Bust (2007-12-18)
VanReenan is arrested and charged by the WV State Police


Pocahontas Co Gets It's First Gated Community (2007-12-17)
Sawmill Village opens at Snowshoe with a gate house and multi-million dollar homes


Highland FFA Wildlife Show Will Be Rescheduled (2007-12-17)
Highland Co Future Farmers of America will re-schedule their first annual wildlife show for Jan or Feb 2008


Marlinton Town Council Considers Incentive Program For Town Employees (2007-12-17)
The Marlinton Town Council votes on increased compensation and travel expenses for town employees


Coyote Bounty Fund Running Out Of Money (2007-12-17)
Bath Co Supervisors discuss coyotes and other issues at their December meeting


Bath Athletic Booster Club Keeps The Focus On Sports (2007-12-17)
The Bath Co Athletic Boosters think about everything from baseball bats to bleachers


Coyote Bounty Fund Running Out Of Money (2007-12-17)
Bath Co Supervisors discuss coyotes and other issues at their December meeting


Pocahontas Co Board of Education Says No To Lindsey For Vice Principal (2007-12-13)
The Pocahontas Co BOE says Melvin Lindsey doesn't have the certification to be hired as the Vice Principal for PCHS


Highland School Board Gets Ready For Change (2007-12-13)
Highland Co says goodbye to one school board as it prepares for the next


Highland Co Economic Development Authority Reviews It's Goals (2007-12-13)
The Highland EDA reviews it's list of goals and how to prioritize them


Snowshoe Career Center Opens In Marlinton (2007-12-13)
Business and Govt representatives turn out for the grand opening of the new career center in Marlinton


Bath County Library Offers Suggested Reading For The Holidays (2007-12-12)
The Bath Co Library has books for kids of all ages to enjoy during the holidays


Monterey Town Council May Not Be Getting It's Due (2007-12-12)
The Monterey Town Council discusses some properties within town borders that have not been subject to town taxes


November Was Below Average Weather Wise (2007-12-12)
Here's the lowdown on November from our Bartow Weatherman


Gingerbread And Santa - Bath Seniors Get Ready For A Fun December (2007-12-11)
Baking, shopping, Santa visits - Bath Seniors know how to have fun


Bath County School Board Speaks Before A Packed House (2007-12-11)
Sports, school honors and snow top the agenda for the last Bath School Board meeting for 2007


Pocahontas Farmland Protection Board Land Donations (2007-12-11)
Some land donations to the FPB continue to be a source of conflict for the County Commission


WV Division Of Highways Gets Ready For Winter (2007-12-11)
Just how does the WVDOH decide which roads get cleared first?


Pocahontas County Commissioners Talk About Drug Testing For Courthouse Employees (2007-12-11)
The Pocahontas County Commissioners begin discussions about who, when and where to drug test current and future courthouse employees


Pocahontas Farmland Protection Board Ranks Applications (2007-12-11)
The Pocahontas FPB moves closer to purchasing it's first conservation easement


Snowshoe Career Center In Marlinton Opens It's Doors Friday (2007-12-11)
A place for employers and employees to find each other


Virginia DEQ Overturns Decision To Charge Highland Co For Oil Spill Cleanup (2007-12-11)
Va DEQ will reimburse the county for the some of the costs of the cleanup


Pocahontas Prevention Coalition Aims To Reduce Drug Abuse In The County (2007-12-11)
Pocahontas Co ranks at or near the top in WV statistics for drug and alcohol abuse


Pocahontas Community Corrections Offers Alternatives To Prison (2007-12-11)
Community Corrections aims to keep non-violent offenders out of the prison system


Pocahontas County Schools Could See Increased Funding (2007-11-29)
A draft proposal working it's way thru the legislature could benefit Pocahontas schools


Bath Residents Talk About The Proposed Tourism Trail (2007-11-29)
Bath residents talk about what points of interest to highlight in the county


Fruit Sales And Competitions Keep Highland FFA Members Busy (2007-11-29)
Highland Middle School students take part in agricultural competitions at Wilson Memorial Middle School


Cucci's Pizzaria Comes To Bath County (2007-11-28)
Cucci's opens in the old Varsity location across from Bath County High School


The Pocahontas Humane Society Is Looking Forward To A New Home (2007-11-28)
They may have to wait until next spring, but that doesn't dampen their enthusiasm for getting a more permanent place of business


Be Prepared - Pocahontas Co Families and Businesses Are Urged To Be Ready For Disaster (2007-11-28)
Marsha McAtee wants Pocahontas residents to follow that old Boy Scout addage so they can face whatever man or nature may throw at them.


The Highland Pool Project Continues To Move Forward (2007-11-28)
Highland county residents could be swimming in their new pool by late summer of 2008


'Tis The Season To Celebrate At The Highland County Library (2007-11-28)
Christmas and Hannukah books, new Holiday cd's, and book signings make the Highland Co Library an exciting place in December


Preservation Group Seeks Help To Protect A Historic Homestead In Pocahontas Co (2007-11-28)
The Pocahontas Co Farmland Protection Board agrees to help the Rich Mountain Battlefield Assn protect Jesse Powell's home in Bartow


Students And A Teacher Are Recognized For Excellence In Pocahontas (2007-11-28)
Dr. Patrick Law and the Pocahontas Co Board of Education recognize 2 students and a teacher for their leadership in science


Bath County Is On The Watch For Gypsy Moths (2007-11-23)
Bath Co Gypsy Moth Coordinator Bob Grace is keeping tabs on the progress of the pest


New Man On Campus At Marlinton Middle School (2007-11-23)
Joe Riley settles in as the new Principal at Marlinton Middle School


Mock Emergency Drill At Marlinton Elementary School Goes Well (2007-11-23)
MES Principal Ron Hall gives Emergency Services Dir Melvin Martin the okay to design and run the drill


Ah-Ah-Choo! Watch Out, Flu Season Is Just Around The Corner (2007-11-23)
The Pocahontas County Health Department is ready for flu season and has shots for those who want them


Chili, Cornbread, And Dessert Too - A Good Lunch For A Good Purpose (2007-11-23)
The Arbovale United Methodist Women cook up a yummy chili lunch to raise money for missions projects


Highland County Residents Talk About The Allegheny Highlands Trail (2007-11-22)
Residents discuss what to showcase about Highland county on the proposed tourism trail


Bath And Highland Counties Still Very Dry Despite Recent Rains (2007-11-22)
Farmers have been especially vulnerable to the drought conditions


Pocahontas Memorial Hospital Gets 25,000.00 Check From County Commission President (2007-11-22)
WV Senate and Delegate representatives, County Commissioners and Hospital officials celebrate the awarding of a grant to purchase an ambulance for the hospital


Pocahontas Co Commission And Farmland Protection Board Don't Agree On Some Donations (2007-11-22)
The County Commmission and the Farmland Protection Board agree to disagree on accepting land donations under certain conditions during the County Commission meeting


Open Campfire Ban Is Lifted In Virginia (2007-11-19)
The US Forest service lifts the open campfire ban in Virginia as recent rains have reduced the fire danger


Pocahontas Public Service District Reconsiders What To Do With 25,000.00 Grant (2007-11-19)
After the Pocahontas County Commission said no to using the funds for salary, the PSD decides to put the money to other use


Highland FFA Sponsors A Game and Wildlife Show In December (2007-11-19)
Here's your chance to show off your "game" skills


Bath Board of Supervisors Vote For Additional Solid Waste Fees (2007-11-16)
The Bath Board of Supervisors approve new fees for disposing of construction and demolition waste


Marlinton Town Council Agrees To A Swap (2007-11-16)
Trade agreement between the Marlinton Town Council and the Pocahontas Co Commission could be a win-win for both groups


New Business In The Works For Highland County (2007-11-15)
Jim and Lisa Jacenich present their multi-faceted business proposal to the Highland Co Economic Development Authority


Pocahontas Co Rescue Squads Need Replacements For Drugs Used On Emergency Runs (2007-11-15)
County squads work out an agreement with Pocahontas Memorial Hospital to replace narotics used for patients during ambulance runs


Bath County Community Hospital Going Tobacco Free (2007-11-15)
Bath County Community Hospital wants to encourage healthy lifestyles in the area


A New Website Is Launched To Help WV Teachers (2007-11-14)
WV Dept of Education launches Teach 21, a new website designed to help teachers, and parents get the best education for their students


The Old Millboro School Will Be Renovated (2007-11-14)
The schools' fate was decided at the November Bath county Board of Supervisors meeting


Hunter Found Dead Near Moomaw In Bath County (2007-11-14)
Virginia Dept of Game/Inland Fisheries is investigating the death of a Bath county hunter near Lake Moomaw


Pocahontas County HS Narrows Search For An Assistant Principal/Dean of Students (2007-11-13)
PCHS Principal Tom Sanders updates the Board of Education on the hiring process for a new Asst Principal


Oil And Gas Leases In Highland Co Will Be Auctioned Off In December (2007-11-13)
Warm Springs District Ranger Pat Sheridan talks about the auction of oil and gas leases in the George Washington and Jefferson National forests


Highland Co FFA Slows Down...A Little Bit (2007-11-12)
After the rush of the National Convention, the Highland Chapter of the FFA pauses a moment to catch their breath


Brigadier General James Laster, USMC, Is The Guest Speaker (2007-11-12)
Here is an excerpt of General Lasters speech during the Veterans Day Dedication of the Memorial in Monterey


Crowds Turn Out For The Veterans Memorial Dedication Despite The Cold (2007-11-12)
A large crowd gathers in Monterey to celebrate the dedication of the new Veterans Memorial on the courthouse grounds


Bath County Election Results (2007-11-09)
Certified results for the elections held in Bath county on November 6th


Now That The Elections Over, Highland Co Board Of Supervisors Get Back To Work (2007-11-09)
Highland BOS members get back to the business of the county


The Rainfall Helped, But The Campfire Ban Remains In Effect (2007-11-09)
Wildfires are still a potential hazard for Bath despite recent rains


Highland County Election Results (2007-11-09)
Certified results for the November 6th elections in Highland County


A Little Cold Weather Won't Stop The Activity At The Bath Senior Center (2007-11-08)
Bath County Seniors are too busy to worry about feeling the cold of late fall


Highland Co Schools Say Goodbye To Mr. Hooke And Hello To New School Board Members (2007-11-08)
Superintendent Gary Blair talks about happenings at Highland Co schools


A Little Cold Weather Won't Stop The Activity At The Bath Senior Center (2007-11-08)
Bath County Seniors are too busy to worry about feeling the cold of late fall


Teachers At Marlinton Middle School Are Happy With Their Students And Their New Boss (2007-11-07)
New Principal Joe Riley is starting to feel at home in his new position at MMS


Just Say NO To Powerlines In Pocahontas County (2007-11-07)
The Pocahontas County Commission wants to avoid the kind of fight Tucker County is waging over proposed electrical transmission lines


October Was An Unusual Month According To Our Bartow Weatherman (2007-11-07)
80 degrees in October - who would have thought it possible?


The Monteery Town Council Tries To Hammer Out The Noise Ordinance (2007-11-07)
Lots of townfolk turn out to discuss the controversial ordinance


The Long Awaited Memorial To Veterans In Highland Co Will Be Celebrated November 11th, 2007 (2007-11-05)
A memorial to those who served their country is nearing completion just in time for the dedication ceremony.


General Mills Announces Recall of Totino's and Jeno's Frozen Pepperoni Pizza (2007-11-05)
The pepperoni on these frozen pizza's has been linked to cases of e.coli in Tennessee


Highland FFA Trip To The National Convention Is A Great Success (2007-11-05)
Highland FFA students and chaperones are wowed by the sights and sounds of the National Convention


Current And Former Members of WV PEIA May Be Subject To Identity Theft (2007-11-05)
Although the likelihood of personal information being compromised is small, current and former members of WV PEIA are advised to check their credit reports


Bath Historical Society Welcomes New Director Keene Byrd (2007-11-05)
As a long time history buff, taking over as Director of the Bath Historical Society is a natural fit for Keene Byrd


Internal Revenue Service Warns To Be On The Lookout For Phony IRS Emails (2007-11-05)
They try to play on your sympathy, but don't be fooled by these "phishing" schemes


This Machine Shop Makes Very Special Parts (2007-11-01)
The Machine Shop at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory in Greenbank has a very detail oriented clientele


Telemarketer Scam In Bath County (2007-11-01)
The Bath Co Sheriff issues a warning against a telemarketer who may be trying to gain access to residents confidential information


Bath Co Battles Increasing Light Pollution (2007-11-01)
John Goss of the International Dark Sky Assoc spoke to the Bath Co Planning Commission about how to decrease light pollution


National Radio Astronomy Observatory Celebrates 50 Years (2007-11-01)
A chance to see what goes on behind the scenes was offered to visitors at the NRAO's 50th Anniversary Celebration


Vote Early And Often And Pocahontas Memorial Hospital Could Win An MRI (2007-11-01)
A contest sponsored by Siemens Medical could bring a much needed MRI to Pocahontas Memorial Hospital


Allegheny Mountain Radio Hopes To Have New FM Transmitters Soon (2007-11-01)
AMR has applied to the FCC for licenses to operate new FM transmitters to improve the radio signal in Marlinton, Hillsboro, and into Pendleton Co too


Bath Co School Board Talks About The New Roof And New Classes (2007-11-01)
Principal Pete Pitard discusses new classes he would like to offer at Bath County HS next year


Highland Co Boys And Girls Cross Country Go Onto Regional Competition (2007-11-01)
It was close, but both boys and girls cross country teams will compete for Highland Co in regional competition


Highland Co Library Book Sale Is A Great Sucess! (2007-11-01)
Librarian Tomi Harold thanks all the volunteers and book buyers for making the annual book sale a rousing success


Bath County Offers Free Dental Services (2007-10-24)
Free dental services are a boon to many in the Bath county community.


WV Dept Of Environmental Protection Reaches An Agreement With Snowshoe (2007-10-24)
The Pocahontas Public Service District may benefit the most from a proposed settlement on a 4 year old WVDEP lawsuit against Snowshoe Mtn Resort


Hurrican Hunter Spends A Chilly Night In The Woods (2007-10-24)
When 84 year old Donald Sergent didn't come out of the woods at the designated time, a intense search and rescue effort was begun. Fortunately this story has a happy ending.


Pocahontas Parks and Recreation Receives A Grant For A Wellness Center (2007-10-23)
WV Delegate Bill Proudfoot presents a $10,000.00 grant towards a Wellness Center in Marlinton


Will An Environmental Monitoring Requirement Kill The Windmill Project In Highland? (2007-10-23)
Highland New Wind Development says if they have to pay for environmental monitoring, it could render the project financially infeasible


Highland Schools Clean Up To Protect Against MRSA (2007-10-23)
Highland Schools Superintendent Gary Blair teams up with the county Health Dept to keep the MRSA bacteria out of the schools


The Pocahontas Co Board Of Education Addresses What To Do About Norman (2007-10-23)
The Pocahontas Co BOE talks about their response to a court decision reinstating Norman Alderman to employment in the county school system


Pennsylvania Couple Finds The Answer To A Dream In Pocahontas Co (2007-10-22)
New Innkeepers Larry and Paula Garretson invite you to come on over for a visit


Take A Step Back In Time At Corbetts Store (2007-10-22)
A new business at an old location - check out the traditions and hospitality at what was once the Post Office for Mustoe


Tract Of Land In Greenbrier Co Will Be Logged Because Of Moth Damage (2007-10-22)
Gypsy Moth damaged timber in Greenbrier Co will be harvested soon


Highland FFA Hosts The Augusta Forestry Federation Contest (2007-10-22)
Contests and fruit sales - the Highland High School FFA is a busy place


Sometimes It's Fireworks, Sometimes It's Just Routine Business For The Pocahontas Co Commission (2007-10-22)
The wheels of government grind on during the Pocahontas Co Commission meeting


A New Place To Grab A Bite In Bath County (2007-10-22)
Feeling a bit peckish? Check out the new Healing Springs sandwich shop just south of Hot Springs


Leyzorek Injunction Continued (2007-10-22)
Pocahontas Co Circuit Judge James Rowe continued John Leyzoreks Injunction Case against the Public Service District to November


Sirens In Marlinton? Don't Panic Yet - It Could Be A Mock Drill At Marlinton Elementary (2007-10-22)
Marlinton Elementary School Principal Ronald Hall wants the teachers and students to be prepared for an emergency


Flu Season Is Just Around The Corner (2007-10-22)
Dr. George Damewood talks about flu vaccines and if you should get a shot


Governors Of Virginia and West Virginia Declare Bans On Open Fires (2007-10-22)
Open fires are banned until further notice in Virginia and West Virginia due to extremely dry conditions, although WV does allow some exceptions


Marlinton United Methodist Church Helps Stop The Spread Of Malaria (2007-10-15)
Inexpensive mosquito nets can prevent the spread of malaria and save the lives of African children


Pink Party At Bath Community Hospital (2007-10-15)
Bath Community Hospital is hosting a Pink Party for Breast Cancer Awareness and you're invited!


National Forest Service Announces Ban On Campfires (2007-10-12)
The USDA Forest Service issued the ban to protect extremely dry forests from the threat of wildfires


Fall Returns To The Allegheny Highlands (2007-10-12)
As the weather cools down, hunting season warms up


ConAgra Announces Recall Of Frozen Pot Pies (2007-10-12)
Several brands of frozen Pot Pies may be contaminated with Salmonella


CASA Speaks For Abused And Neglected Children (2007-10-12)
CASA volunteers guide children through the Circuit court system


Bath Chamber Of Commerce Has A Lot Going On This Fall (2007-10-12)
From the Pumpkin Promenade to the Christmas parade, there's plenty to do and see in Bath this fall


Pocahontas Woods Needs To Be Self Sustaining (2007-10-11)
The government funding that Pocahontas Woods has relied on in previous years probably won't be there next year


Making The Most Of Safety Funding For Pocahontas Co Schools (2007-10-11)
Replace doors or locks? The Pocahontas Co Board of Education discusses which will protect students better


Kanawha Co Circuit Court Reinstates Norman Alderman (2007-10-11)
Judge Irene Berger tells the Pocahontas Co Board of Education that they have to give Alderman his job back


Highland FFA Goes To The Fair (2007-10-11)
Highland FFA Chapter President Shawn Duff talks about what members have been up to


Drought Brings Increased Risk Of Wildfires To Bath Co (2007-10-11)
Patrick Sheridan has this update of activities in the Warm Springs Ranger District


Highland Co May Get It's Own "Crooked Road " Trail (2007-10-11)
A plan for a tourism trail for the Allegheny Highlands was presented to the Highland Co Economic Development Authority


Bath Co Tries To Balance Agricultural And Residential Interests (2007-10-11)
Bath Co Planning Commission may have to consider agricultural requests on a case by case basis


Pocahontas Co EMS Authority Is Concerned About Replacing Drug Stocks (2007-10-11)
When the EMS Authority Board met, the topic that got the most discussion wasn't even on the agenda


Bath Co Supervisors Consider Horses And Housing Once Again (2007-10-11)
Public hearings on rezoning requests dominate the October meeting of the Bath Co Supervisors


Burnsville First Responders Will Get An Ambulance (2007-10-08)
Burnsville EMT's are excited about adding an ambulance to their squad


Pocahontas County Had Above Normal Precipitation For September (2007-10-08)
Jason Bauserman, our Bartow Weatherman, said September was warmer and wetter than normal


Huntersville Traditions Day Brings History To Life (2007-10-08)
Pocahontas residents and visitors gathered in Huntersville Saturday to celebrate the rich history of the area


Monterey Moves Closer To Establishing A Noise Ordinance (2007-10-08)
Some residents feel the proposed ordinance targets certain groups.


Come And Help Celebrate The Birthplace Of Pocahontas Co Government (2007-10-05)
Huntersville was the first county seat for Pocahontas, and the Huntersville Traditions Day will celebrate that heritage.


Before You Climb That Tree, Make Sure Those Stands Are Safe (2007-10-05)
Just in time for hunting season, Mike fills us in on the do's and don'ts of tree stand safety


Bath Co Students Excel In Education And Music (2007-10-05)
The Bath Co School Board applauds students for their success in the Standards of Learning tests and band competitions.


Gospel Songs And The Aroma Of Apples Cooking Will Greet You At Huntersville (2007-10-05)
Come to Huntersville to see Apple Butter made the old fashioned way - through hard work that is a labor of love


Lawsuit May Open Wounds That Have Not Fully Healed In Greenbank (2007-10-04)
The mother of a student killed by his grandfather files suit against the state of WV and the social worker whom she says failed to protect her son


Governor of Virginia Has Designated The State As A Drought Area (2007-10-04)
Rodney Leech, of the Virginia Cooperative Extension office explains what the designation means for Highland county


Copper Thieves Hit The Hanover Building In Marlinton (2007-10-04)
Theives stole several feet of copper wire, but the news isn't all bad for this once busy factory.


Highland School Students Do Well On Standards of Learning Tests (2007-10-03)
Superintendent Gary Blair applauds Highland High and Elementary school students who scored above average on the state mandated tests


Cowpasture River Preservation Association Hosts World Water Monitoring Day (2007-10-03)
The water quality of rivers in Bath County is good, and the Cowpasture River Preservation Assoc wants to keep it that way


Three Minus One Equals No Money For The Pocahontas Public Service District (2007-10-03)
County Commissioner Reta Griffith's absence from the Tuesday county commission meeting may have cost the PSD $5000.00


Farm Tragedy In Durbin (2007-10-02)
A farm accident claims the life of Durbin resident Glen Nottingham


Autumn Brings Changes In Weather And Changes At The Bath Senior Center (2007-10-02)
Jeanie explains what is changing and what stays the same at the Bath Senior Center


Highland Co FFA Will Hit The Road With Trips to Va Tech, Indianapolis and The State Fair of Virginia (2007-10-02)
Travel,tractors, and don't forget the fruit sale - Highland FFA members are off to a busy start for October


The Votes Are In - Winners Of The 17th Annual Road Kill Cook Off (2007-10-01)
First, second and third place, plus the Showmanship winner and comments from the judges


Time To Check Those Tree Stands - Fall Hunting Starts Soon (2007-10-01)
Color on the leaves and cooler nights - fall has arrived and with it local hunting seasons


Topps Meat Company Announces Expansion Of A Product Recall (2007-10-01)
Ground Beef Products from Topps Meat Company may have been contaminated with E.coli bacteria


Straight From the Possum's Mouth - The Road Kill Contestants Talk About the Contest (2007-10-01)
Hear from the cooks themselves on what it takes to compete in the Road Kill Cook Off


Highland Co FFA Is Excited About The National Convention In October (2007-09-28)
Highland HS Future Farmers of America advisor Steve Hevener is excited about what his FFA students will get to see and do at the Convention in Indianapolis in October


Bath County Takes Steps To Keep Gypsy Moths Out (2007-09-28)
The dreaded moths have invaded Allegheny Co, practically on Bath's doorstep. A new Bath Co Gypsy Moth Coordinator wants to stop them at the county border.


International Email Scam Thwarted In Pocahontas County (2007-09-28)
All she wanted to do was sell an old trumpet - but local resident Jan Jonese instead stopped an international email scam


It's Fundraiser Time At The Highland Library (2007-09-28)
State and local funding don't always cover the basics like electricity and staffing.


Bath County Is Home To A Group Of Alpacas (2007-09-26)
These exotic but docile animals provide fur, fun and companionship


The Pocahontas PSD Approves A Controversial Grant Application (2007-09-26)
The grant application clearly states the funding cannot be used for salary. The Pocahontas Public Service District will ask the Governor's office to waive that guideline on a 25,000.00 WV Development grant


There May Be A Few Less Deer For WV Hunters This Fall (2007-09-25)
Pockets of the WV Deer population is suffering from Epizootic Hemmorrhagic Disease (EHD),more commonly known as "blue tongue"


Garth Newel In Bath County Offers A Potent Mix of Music And Food For Fall (2007-09-25)
The Garth Newel Music Center in Bath county offers several fall weekends where you can satisfy your auditory and culinary desires


Pocahontas Co Board of Education Approves The Finances For The 2006 Fiscal Year (2007-09-25)
Asst Superintendent Alice Irvine presented the 34 page report detailing revenues and expenditures to the board for their approval


Highland Class of 2011 Hosts a Car Show Fundraiser (2007-09-24)
Brand new beauty or ugly clunker - all cars are welcome at this car show


Pocahontas County Owned Properties Are Deeded To The Greenbrier Valley Economic Development Corp (2007-09-24)
With the transfer of ownership of the Pocahontas county properties to the GVEDC, local business will be able to use that land for economic development


It's Official - Donna Cooke Is The New Postmaster In Marlinton (2007-09-24)
Donna Cooke brings years of experience to her job as Postmaster of the Marlinton Post Office


BARC Schedules A Power Outage (2007-09-24)
BARC will initiate an electric outage on Oct 2nd to reenergize circuits


Horses For Hospice Rides Again - This Time In Marlinton (2007-09-24)
The 6th annual fundraiser for Mountain Hospice took riders along the Greenbrier River Trail


Pocahontas Co Farmland Protection Board Sends Easement Document to Landowners (2007-09-24)
After tweeking and revisions, the Pocahontas FPB has an easement document they feel comfortable sending to landowners considering conservation easements


Secure Rural Schools Act Expires At The End Of September - Why Should You Care? (2007-09-20)
The hard won funding that saved the jobs of many Pocahontas County teachers may disappear if the congress doesn't reauthorize it.


Meeting Annual Yearly Progress Standards Is Not An Easy Task (2007-09-19)
Sue Hirsh details the efforts of Bath County Schools to meet the AYP standards associated with No Child Left Behind


Shoe Factory Remains A Thorn In The Side Of The Pocahontas Co Commission (2007-09-19)
The Pocahontas Co Commission does not want to take possession of the old Hanover Shoe Factory in Marlinton until it's empty


Does Wool Become Ewe? A New Highland Co Business Can Help You Answer That Question (2007-09-19)
Theresa Wagner's new business, Wool Becomes Ewe, has all your needlework needs covered and classes too


"Ditch" Project In Marlinton Gets a Beautiful Facelift (2007-09-18)
Volunteers from Domimion Power and the community beautify the ditch between the Greenbrier River Trail and Marlinton Elem School


The Bath County Library Offers More Than Just Books (2007-09-18)
A new computer program at the Bath County Library opens up a whole new world of learning possibilities


Bath and Highland 4-H Clubs Have A Busy Fall Planned (2007-09-18)
There's something for almost everyone in the Bath and Highland 4-H clubs from age 5 on up.


The Rain's Too Little, Too Late To Help Drought Conditions in Bath (2007-09-17)
Bath Supervisors address the drought and other topics at the September meeting


Fishing Gives Way to Hunting As Fall Arrives In the Allegheny Highlands (2007-09-17)
Mike Puffenbarger has all the information about hunting opportunities in the Allegheny Highlands for September


Wind Power Is One Step Closer In Highland County (2007-09-17)
Virginia Supreme Court rejects arguments by Highland Co residents opposed to New Wind Development


Cancer Research Receives A Boost Thanks To The Efforts Of The Pocahontas Co Relay For Life (2007-09-17)
They were having so much fun, they almost forgot about the devastating disease that brought them together in the first place.


Pocahontas Emergency Medical Services Authority Adds A New Member (2007-09-17)
Representing the Pocahontas Memorial Hospital Ambulance service, Kyna Moore is welcomed aboard


Pocahontas County Teachers Have Another Option In Their Educational Toolbox (2007-09-13)
RESA IV and 21st Century Community Learning will enable Pocahontas County teachers to give students the extra help they may need to excell


Bath County Students Will Learn About the Colorful History of the County This Year (2007-09-13)
Murder, mayhem, and slavery - Bath County has a more colorful history than you might suppose.


Pocahontas Times Helps Launch New Weekly Newspaper in Greenbrier County (2007-09-13)
Long time friends and collegues Pam Pritt and Tina Alvey collaborate on a new weekly for the Greenbrier Valley


Bath Supervisors Consider the Old Millboro School and the New Comprehensive Plan (2007-09-12)
Two public hearings dominate the September meeting of the Bath Board of Supervisors


Rain, Rain, Rain...Pocahontas County Gets A Good Soaking (2007-09-12)
Bartow Weatherman Jason Bauserman tells us about the "Railroad Track" rainstorm that rolled through the county earlier this week.


Highland Economic Development Authority Wants To Go High Tech (2007-09-12)
Highland County needs high speed internet to attract business, but which provider will give them the most bang for their buck?


Highland County Schools Get Off To A Rousing Start (2007-09-11)
High energy, happy teachers and students, and high scores on standarized tests - it all adds up to a big smile on the face of Superintendent Gary Blair


Would You Hire This Person? (2007-09-11)
Experience Works asks the Pocahontas County School Board to consider hiring older, wiser employees


Tastier Vittles - Bath County Meals on Wheels Initiates Changes (2007-09-10)
A local caterer will provide tastier meals, but more wheels are needed to deliver the goods!


Less Fear, More Danger - Coyotes May Not Fear Humans Like Other Predators (2007-09-10)
When it comes to Human-animal interaction, Coyotes have acclimated better than most predators, and this makes them especially dangerous


Bold Bears and Abundant Fires In Bath County (2007-09-07)
Wildlife and Wildfires keep the Warm Springs Rangers busy


Fall - and A Young Man's (and Woman's ) Thoughts Turn To Hunting (2007-09-07)
Fishing season gives way to Hunting, Hiking and Tracking


Arrogance On The Streets of Monterey (2007-09-07)
A local resident wants the Town Council to walk the streets of Monterey and experience what he calls excessive noise levels at night


Despite On Going Construction At the High School, Bath County School Principals Are Glad To Be Back At Work (2007-09-06)
The Bath County Board of Education welcomes students and teachers back for another year of fun and learning


What Is the GVEDC and What Do They Do For Pocahontas County? (2007-09-06)
The Greenbrier Valley Economic Development Council represents Pocahontas, Greenbrier and Monroe counties - but what do they do?


Hot Dry Conditions Prompt Highland Supervisors to Seek Federal Assistance (2007-09-05)
Some areas of Highland County are parched while others have experienced above average rainfalls


Burned! Pocahontas Sheriff Settles a Dispute With the County Commission Over New Carpeting (2007-09-05)
It looks nice, but Pocahontas Sheriff Robert Alkire never said that he would pay for new carpeting in the law enforcement offices in Marlinton


Third Hottest August On Record! (2007-09-05)
Bartow Weatherman Jason Bauserman gives you the lowdown on August weather


Health Screenings, Genealogy, Shopping - The Bath Senior Center Is a Happening Place (2007-09-04)
There is plenty to see and do at the Bath Senior Center in the month of September


Education is Required Before You Get The License to Hunt (2007-09-04)
WV Division of Natural Resources offers Pocahontas county youth two ways to learn about hunting safety so they can qualify for a hunting license


Pocahontas Resident John Leyzorek Once Again Wades into Legal Waters (2007-09-03)
John Leyzorek files an Injunction in Pocahontas Circuit Court to halt the Slatyfork Sewer Project


Voices From the 56th Annual Highland County Fair (2007-09-03)
From the parade to the fireworks, a good time was had by all who attended the Highland Co Fair


Highland Youth Compete For Livestock Honors (2007-08-31)
Highland 4-H members use the skills they've learned to show their livestock to the best advantage


One Piano Plus One Fiddle Equals Eclectic Music Better Known As Pianafiddle (2007-08-31)
You take a little bluegrass, mix in some jazz, classical and county and you get the always interesting music of this unusual group


Lots of Smashing,Crashing, Fire and Smoke - It's the Highland Co Fair Demolition Derby! (2007-08-31)
Highland Co Superintendent Gary Blair takes his licks with good humor


Highland Co Superintendent Gary Blair Survives The Derby (2007-08-31)
Bring It On! Gary Blair all but painted a bulls eye on his demolition derby entry


Pocahontas Co Relay For Life Walks For Those Touched By Cancer (2007-08-31)
A full day of activities will honor survivors and those who lost the battle to cancer


A Shark On Four Feet With Fur (2007-08-31)
For a relatively small animal, Coyotes can eat a surprisingly large amount of food. Part II on wiley coyotes.


Jams, Pickles and Plants - the Highland Co Fair Brings Out the Best (2007-08-30)
Being a judge for food entries at the Highland Co Fair will make you very hungry!


Water Leaks in Durbin, Frank and Bartow (2007-08-30)
PSD may have to tear up the road to fix the leaks


Pocahontas Development Authority Moves one Step Closer to Dissolution (2007-08-29)
The Pocahontas PDA votes to give their assets to the county commission by the end of September


Prelude to THE FAIR (2007-08-29)
The fair is broken into 15 different departments of exhibits, shows and contests. It takes an army of volunteers to coordinate and conduct the fair. It's been done for 56 years.


James Horn at the Opera House - Jamestown, The Foundation for Democracy (2007-08-29)
Pocahontas County Opera House-Dr. James Horn is passionate about Jamestown


Coyotes! (2007-08-29)
There's more than meets the eye when dealing with these clever predators.


Greenbank Elementary/Middle School is Overcrowded (2007-08-29)
Greenbank Principal Ruth Bland asks the Pocahontas County Board of Education for another half time teacher


Ballet scholarships are being offered by the Highland Center (2007-08-29)
Discover your inner Ballerina at the Highland Ballet Academy


Bath County High School Construction (2007-08-29)
Construction at high school is no obstacle for bath county students, teachers


Joel and Stella Callison Want to Protect 60 acres of Prime Pocahontas Co Land From Developers (2007-08-26)
They haven't purchased the first tract of land yet, but the Pocahontas Co Farmland Protection Board already has an application for the next cycle


Here's your chance to learn how to be a Life Saver! (2007-08-26)
Local Pocahontas Co rescue squads are looking for a few good men (or women!)


Pocahontas County Helps Celebrate the 400th Anniversary of Jamestown (2007-08-23)
Noted Colonial scholar James Horn bring History Alive at the Opera House in Marlinton.


White Supremacist and Pocahontas resident Shaun Walker is going to prison. (2007-08-23)
Convicted in Salt Lake City, the former chairman of the Pocahontas based National Alliance faces 7 years in federal lockup


Bath Community Hospital Wants you to take a Proactive Approach to your Health (2007-08-23)
A basic check up is a good way to get an idea of where you stand health-wise


Internist Ron Fleming is the latest Doctor to join the PMH staff (2007-08-23)
There's a new Doc in town, pardner, and he's taken up residence at Pocahontas Memorial Hospital


Beautiful Pocahontas County has a Darker Side Just Below the Surface (2007-08-23)
Pocahontas Co Prevention Coalition wants to stop youth drug and alcohol abuse before the kids get to high school


Bath Seniors get White Water Fever (2007-08-23)
Seniors in Rockingham and Bath counties aren't content to just sit in the rocker


Pocahontas County Commission-Waste Lagoons Have Become Lush Fields (2007-08-23)
The East Fork Industrial Park, once home to Howes Leather is now a home for the birds and the bees.


Large Cats of Prey Are Roaming our Region (2007-08-23)
Pumas, Cougars, and Panthers could be in our area. Many possible sightings have occurred.


SPOC Talks to PCC - Snowshoe Homeowners Want all Options For Sewer Treatment on the Table. (2007-08-23)
Representatives of the Snowshoe Property Owners Council bend the ears of the Pocahontas Co Commission


Highland Pub Library - Best Summer Reading Program EVER! (2007-08-23)
Highland Public Library celebrates a very successful summer of reading and activities


Salary or Survey? Pocahontas Public Service District board squabbles over grant money. (2007-08-20)
PSD board members fail to resolve their differences on how to spend money for the Slatyfork sewer project.


Started in the early '90's, EMS board is questioning it's own exsistence (2007-08-20)
EMS Questions Role in community - Are they still needed? Emergency Medical Services Authority wonders what the future holds


Pocahontas County readies itself for the new school year. (2007-08-20)
Board gives Superintendent Patrick Law a qualified thumbs up on his evaluation


No great fanfare as the Pocahontas County Commissioners quietly adopt the new Hotel/Motel tax ordinance (2007-08-20)
Hotel/Motel Tax increase could mean more money for financially strapped county organizations


Fishing is starting to slow down just in time for hunting season to start crankin' up. (2007-08-20)
Mike has all the info you need for the great outdoors in the Allegheny Highlands and beyond


On your mark, set, go! Fall sports are just around the corner! (2007-08-20)
Jeff Woodzell of the Bath County Parks and Rec talks about fall sports


Bath County talking trash again. (2007-08-20)
Solid waste fees for businesses are being revised


Bath Co Preschool Initiative - Bath County Preschool Program gets a makeover (2007-08-20)
Students will attend full day program and ride the buses


Shenandoah Valley website could bring more business to Highland and Bath counties (2007-08-20)
Highland Economic Development Authority wants to attract more business to the Allegheny Highlands


Highland Back to school - Highland School Starts Monday August 20th (2007-08-20)
New Faculty, New Committees and New Energy will get the 2007-2008 school year off to a fast start.


College Courses Offered in Pocahontas County (2007-08-16)
Pocahontas Woods is host to first freestanding college degree program in Pocahontas County.


Help Could be on the Way for Low to Moderate Income Families in Highland (2007-08-16)
Total Action Against Proverty wants to help Highland families learn to thrive


Fighting Fires and Blazing Trails - all in a day's work for the Warm Springs Ranger District (2007-08-16)
The Warm Springs Ranger District in Bath County stays busy in Summer


Zendik Music Festival-The Countryside Around Huntersville will be Rockin' Saturday! (2007-08-10)
Great music, beautiful surroundings, shiny, happy people - the Zendik Music Festival has it all!


Marlinton Town Council - The Dollar General Store Saga Continues (2007-08-10)
Jerry Warner wants access to the alley he paid to have upgraded


Bath County School Board Prepares For a New School Year (2007-08-10)
Bath County Schools open this year on September 4


Last Chance to Get in Some Good Fishin' Before School Starts (2007-08-10)
Mike Puffenbarger talks to Capt Ron Bennett about fishin' at the beach


July Was Unusually Cool This Year (2007-08-10)
AMR's Bartow Weatherman, Jason Bauserman, gives the rundown for July's weather


Pocahontas Woods -New officers, new classes, even a dance! (2007-08-10)
Pocahontas Woods holds it's Quarterly meeting & has a LOT going on!


New Highland Business Aims to Heal you Body and Soul (2007-08-10)
Local professionals have combined their talents to form the Healing Arts of Highland


Bath Seniors Don't sit Still for Very Long (2007-08-10)
Bath Senior Center offers a myriad of activities along with chances to travel around the area.


The Bolar Ruritan Club is full of positive people (2007-08-08)
Bolar Ruritan Club wants to serve the community


Monterey Town Council - Sleepy little town is "Audio Mugged" (2007-08-08)
Monterey residents ask the Town Council to do something about boombox noise pollution


Mama Can Kick Your Butt (2007-08-08)
Call it what you want - just don't call it a race!


She Did the Cime, but Will She do the Time? (2007-08-08)
Pocahontas Prosecuting Attorney Walt Weiford talks about the jail time Linda McLaughlin may be facing


Pocahontas Memorial Hospital Faces Some Hard Financial Decisions (2007-08-08)
PMH is forced to cut some staff positions to improve cash flow.


E911 Mapping and Addressing in Pocahontas hits Another Snag! (2007-08-08)
Local rescue squads are frustrated at the slow pace of the E911 mapping project


It's an INVASION! Gypsy Moth's are on Highland County's Doorstep! (2007-08-08)
With the dreaded moth in surrounding counties, the Board of Supevisors is working with the Forest Service to keep it out of Highland


Flood Walls for Marlinton? (2007-08-08)
Marlinton Flood Wall project gets a financial boost from the US House of Representatives


Time to start training those Coon and Bear hounds! (2007-08-08)
It may not feel like it, but Fall and Fall hunting is not that far off


Reverse 911 to be part of Bath County's new E911 system (2007-08-08)
Residents will receive emergency information quickly


GYN services available at Bath Community Hospital (2007-08-08)
Dr. Nina Smith now holding monthly clinics at Bath Community Hospital


Bath Co VDOT Wetlands - Caution--Wetlands Ahead (2007-08-07)
State Highway Departments have to consider impacts on wetlands


Slatyfork Sewer Project lurches forward- Pocahontas County Residents Concerned About Environment (2007-08-07)
George Phillips of 8 Rivers Safe Development disagrees with statements made by PSD's legal and engineering experts


The Do's and Don'ts of Local Wind Energy Planning (2007-08-01)
Bath officials hear guidelines during wind energy presentation.


History comes alive at the Bath County Historical Society Museum (2007-08-01)
The Bath County Historical Society Museum has a treasure trove of information waiting to be discovered


What To Bring to Your Next Doctor's Visit (2007-08-01)
Dr. George Damewood of the Highland Medical Center explains why you bring all your medications to your next doctor's office visit


Bath County Home to Retirement Community (2007-08-01)
Bath County Senior Residents Have Another Choice About Where to Call Home


Great Leaping Catfish! They're biting hard and fast at Moomaw! (2007-08-01)
If you're hankering for some catfish to go with those hushpuppies and slaw, head on over to Lake Moomaw in Bath County!


New Postal Rule for Packages (2007-08-01)
Make sure you weigh that small package before you pop it in the mail!


Pocahontas Memorial Hospital's Ambulance Transport service Hits the Ground Running (2007-08-01)
Ambulance Transport service is doing so well, they're begin helping with 911 calls well ahead of schedule


An intense, but civil discussion of the Slatyfork Sewer project captivated listeners in Durbin Tuesday night (2007-08-01)
Pocahontas County Commissioners get an update on the Slaty Fork Plant form the Public Service District board


Highland County Fair is only one month away! (2007-08-01)
This is no time to dilly-dally, the Fair will be here before you know it!


Ambassadors for Christ Campground Hosts the 37th and Final Camp Meeting (2007-08-01)
It's the last Camp Meeting, but the ministries of the Ambassadors for Christ Campground will continue under new management


It Already Stinks! (2007-07-31)
Mention the proposed Slatyfork Sewer Plant and many residents in Pocahontas county will say it already stinks!


Pocahontas Memorial Hospital Hosts a Party disguised as a Health Fair (2007-07-31)
Pocahontas Memorial Hospital wants your kids to be Safe and Healthy


Bath Parks and Rec Board Complaints (2007-07-31)
Challenges abound in organizing youth sports in Bath County. Bath County Recreation Director Responds to Complaints


Joe Riley-Marlinton Middle School New Principal (2007-07-31)
The teaching staff at Marlinton Middle School reluctanly says good bye to Principal CC Lester.


Dr. John Sharp Indicted On 30 Counts of Health Care Fraud (2007-07-26)
Dr. John Sharp could face some serious jail time and heavy fines if convicted of Health Care Fraud Charges


Marlinton Town Council - Dollar General Raises Debates (2007-07-26)
New store location causes problems for area residents, which council members resolve... mostly.


Highland County Public Library Summer Reading Program (2007-07-26)
Book'em Dano! Highland library sees record numbers in Kids Summer Reading Program.


PMH Holds Pediatric Health Fair (2007-07-26)
Student Athletes Can Get Free Sports Physical Exams


Highland Farmer's Market Now Under Pavilion (2007-07-26)
Be protected from rain while conducting your weekly shopping outside


Bath County Parks & Recreation (2007-07-26)
Bath County Parks & Recreation finishes up a busy year


Wrecking ball or renovation for the old Millboro school? (2007-07-26)
Bath Supervisors and county residents hear renovation proposal


Caught! WV State Police Arrest Suspects in Durbin Shooting (2007-07-26)
They could run, but they couldn't hide as the suspects from the shooting in Durbin are brought to justice by the WV State Police


Shooting in Durbin! (2007-07-24)
Violence Erupts in Durbin-A Bloody End to Durbin Days 2007.


Parade Honors WV National Guard Deploying to Iraq (2007-07-24)
Patriot Guard Escorts Soldiers, Including Troops From Pocahontas County Across West Virginia


National Youth Science Camp (2007-07-22)
US & International Science Students Learn at Camp Thornwood


Highland Center Kicks Off Capital Campaign (2007-07-22)
Highland Center-Can We Raise Three Million Dollars?


Pocahontas County Commission-Look at the State We're In (2007-07-22)
Hunters Denied Access to Gathright Wilderness Management Area


New Athletic/Recreation Director in Highland County (2007-07-22)
Bryan Parker Selected as Highland County's First Athletic/Recreation Director


Monterey High School Reunion (2007-07-22)
280 Monterey High School Alumni (1922-1966) Attend Reunion


J & P Furniture-New Owners (2007-07-22)
Malcombs Welcomed as New Owners of J & P Furniture


Kyle Petty Lands in Hot Springs (2007-07-20)
NASCAR driver Kyle Petty shakes hands with local residents


Free Dental Care? (2007-07-20)
Soon there will be one less excuse for avoiding going to the dentist. If you find the cost of dental visits painful, relief is on the way. Dr. John Howard offers dental care free of charge. But free dental care is not the only unique part of his program.


Don't eat that Hot Dog Chili without checking the label first! (2007-07-19)
This Hot Dog Chili may give you more than just heartburn!


Emma Beard Donates Development Rights to Farmland Protection Board (2007-07-13)
Beard to Farmland Protection Board: This One's For Free!


Bath County Board of Supervisors Meet (2007-07-13)
Horses and Cluster Housing Developments Hot Topics as the Bath County Supervisors Discuss Updated Comprehensive Plan


Millboro Church Opens Exercise Center (2007-07-13)
Liberty University Donates Equipment For New Exercise Center in Millboro


New Marlinton Mayor Hits the Ground Running (2007-07-13)
Dennis Driscoll Talks With AMR News About His Plans For Marlinton


Pocahontas County Board of Education (2007-07-13)
New Law Allows WV Counties to Keep More Local Taxes At Home


Highland High School FFA Honors (2007-07-13)
Tommy Hevener Elected Secretary For the VA State FFA


Caitlin Sharp Crowned Miss Pocahontas 2007 (2007-07-13)
Caitlin Sharp, Morgan Wiliamson, and Kayley Halterman Crowned Pocahontas Royalty


Highland Board of Education Meets (2007-07-13)
Highland Board of Education Names New Recreation/Athletic Director


Orndorffs Catalog Pocahontas Cemetaries (2007-07-13)
Pocahontas Graveyard Secrets Unearthed. Geneology Group Works to Unearth Secrets in Pocahontas Graveyards


Avian Flu in Shenandoah County! (2007-07-13)
50,000 Turkeys Will Be Killed After Testing Positive for Avian Flu Antibodies


BARC Representative Speaks to Highland Economic Development Authority (2007-07-13)
BARC Electric Plans to Bring Broadband Over Power Lines to the Area


Gas Leak @ Pocahontas Memorial Hospital (2007-07-07)
Gas Leak at Hospital Handled Quickly by Marlinton Fire Dept.


Increase In Hotel/Motel Tax For Pocahontas County? (2007-07-07)
Pocahontas County Commission Sets Wheels in Motion to Increase Hotel/Motel Tax


Technology On the Menu For Dinner (2007-07-07)
High Speed Internet In the Future For Pocahontas County?


"I Want to Live" Class for Emergency Rescue Workers (2007-07-07)
Rescue Workers Help Others-What About Taking Care of Themselves?


Cramer Lumber Holds 4th Open House (2007-07-07)
Cramer Lumber celebrates employees and Cramer Lumber celebrates employees and Cramer Lumber Celebrates Employees and Local Community at 4th Annual Open House.


Bath County Supervisors Discuss Comprehensive Plan (2007-07-02)
Bath County Supervisors Pleased With Comprehensive Plan


Former Governor Mark Warner Visits Monterey (2007-07-02)
Governor Warner sees using technology of the "information age" to help young people stay in Highland & Bath Counties


Weapons of Mass Destruction Drill @ Snowshoe (2007-07-02)
Biohazard Exercise at Snowshoe Tests the Skills of local Emergency Services


Farm Service Agency Local Elections (2007-07-02)
Bath County Producers Can Make a Difference by Serving on the County Committee of the Farm Service Agency.


Monterey Town Council Meets (2007-07-02)
2006-2007 Fiscal Year Close-out Meeting of the Monterey Town Council


Fourth Annual Bath County Triathlon a Big Success (2007-07-02)
Athletes Come from near & far to compete in Bath County Triathlon


Disaster Intervention Experts Visit Snowshoe (2007-07-01)
Wow! A Million Dollar Rolling Lab Comes to Snowshoe!


Slaty Fork Sewer System-The Battle Continues (2007-07-01)
PSD Members Decline Saffer's Invitation to Attend County Commission Meeting.


Marlinton Treasurer Found Guilty (2007-06-18)
Prosecuting Attorney Walt Weiford details the conviction.


Pocahontas Woods striving for sustainability (2007-04-13)
Pocahontas Woods, the wood-working education program, is searching for a way to become self-sustaining. That's been an ongoing process, but the impending loss of a steady revenue stream has stepped up the urgency. Cooperation with a local community college could be part of the answer.


Walking across America (2007-04-13)
There's something about the idea of a man walking all the way across the country that makes people feel generous. And makes people want to talk with him. The question, Why are you doing this? comes to mind.


Skateboarders get a place of their own (2007-04-13)
Hard work has paid off for a group of northern Pocahontas County teenagers who now have their very own skateboard park.


Worms in the Garden (2007-04-13)
Summertime, and the living's... wormy? Gardeners learned a slippery technique... well, a wriggly technique, for improving their gardens, at a workshop in Vermiculture at the Bloomin' Bear Farm in Fayette County, WV, Thursday.


Highland kids learn Aikido (2007-04-09)
If someone suggested that you let your child learn martial arts, would you cringe at the idea, imagining brothers and sisters karate shopping each other at the dinner table? Fear not. A class in Highland County that has been taught for the past eight years is helping some young children learn to play together.


Greenbrier river flood (2007-03-02)
The water was as high as it's been since January 2003, but not nearly as high, or as brutal, as the last big flood that hit Pocahontas County, in January 1996. That year, melting snow in the mountains combined with warm temperatures to wreak havoc on those who lived along the Greenbrier River. This time, the conditions were similar, and many feared a repeat performance.


PCHS sports running out of money (2007-02-16)
The school system often feels the pinch of budget shortfalls, but one place those constraints are readily apparent to students, and many in the community, is in sports. Some sports make money, and some don't, but whatever sport your child plays is likely the most important one in your eyes. Pocahontas County High School Principal Tom Sanders told the Board of Education at their Monday night meeting that the athletic program at the high school is in financial trouble.


Ice Storm (2007-02-16)
Some people found their cars Wednesday morning encased in ice. Ice fell throughout the region Tuesday evening, heavier in some places than in others.


It's cold outside! (2007-02-02)
Winter is finally here, with freezing cold temperatures in the Allegheny Highlands over the weekend. In fact, it's about 25 degrees below normal, for this time of year. We talk with Bartow Weatherman, Jason Bauserman, who observes and tracks changes in the weather.


Cattle Frostbite (2007-01-24)
Bundle those little ones up in the wintertime. Newborn calves are extremely susceptible to frostbite, which can result in permanent damage, or even death. Rodney Leech, of the Virginia Cooperative Extension, talks with us about the dangers of cold weather to your newborns, and how to protect those sensitive ears and feet.


Vaccination Clinic in Dunmore (2007-01-19)
When a veterinary clinic at Dunmore, WV, closed last summer, a lot of people in Pocahontas County were left without a local doctor for their pets. But Dr. Ellen Miller, who closed her secondary outpatient clinic in Dunmore after WV upped the requirements for secondary clinics, plans to offer vaccination clinics in the county several times a year, to accommodate those clients.


First responders discuss gaps in EMS (2007-01-12)
Everyone might be navigating the same rough waters, but not everyone is in the same boat. That was the consensus Tuesday when about 40 people gathered on a snowy night at the Pocahontas County Courthouse to discuss emergency medical service.


CATS Van offers a day out and about: Drivers needed (2007-01-12)
Drivers are needed to keep up the operation of the Highland County Coordinated Area Trasnportation Service (CATS) Van. Carson Ralston talked with the man who got the wheels rolling.


Bath County Athletic Hall of Fame (2007-01-12)
The Bath County Athletic Hall of Fame is preparing to induct its class of 2007. For 10 years the Hall of Fame has honored those from Bath County who excelled in high school athletics and in activities far beyond high school.