Mark Schmerling

Erica Shanks: Working for producers, consumers and community

Ready availability of locally produced food is a major draw for Polk County residents. It’s nearly time for local farmers markets to open, with residents ... Read more

Polk scores first WHC baseball win of the season, 16-0

Polk scores first WHC baseball win of the season, 16-0

Polk County head baseball coach Ty Stott knew his team was capable of hitting the cover off the ball, and blanking the other tem. On ... Read more

Resilient, fired up Polk softball team wins two more

A team can dwell on a tough loss, or it can use that tough loss for motivation. Polk County’s varsity softball team has taken the ... Read more

Women’s soccer defeats Avery Monday

Women’s soccer defeats Avery Monday

Polk County, usually a great second-half team, scored three goals against Avery County in the second half of Monday’s (March 21) match at Polk County, to defeat ... Read more