S.E. Youth Football League expels Pocahontas player

Anita Workman and her son Keaton Baldwin. Baldwin was expelled from the South Eastern Youth Football League three weeks ago. The mother claims the expulsion was unjustified and is seeking an apology from league officials.

Anita Workman and her son Keaton Baldwin. Baldwin was expelled from the South Eastern Youth Football League three weeks ago. The mother claims the expulsion was unjustified and More...

Jansky lecturer explores the history of the universe

Third time was a charm when 2013 Karl G. Jansky Lectureship winner Dr. Charles Bennett gave his lecture Friday at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory in Green Bank. The More...

Mon Power installs new equipment to lessen outages

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Loosing power is a burden – a burden the residents of Pocahontas County have suffered numerous times in the past few years. Whether it was from bad storms or downed trees, More...

Whooo doesn’t love owls?

Pocahontas County Nature Club hosts owl talk Naturalist, birder and nature photographer Doug Jolley, of Braxton County, shared his knowledge on and photography of owls at the More...


Man handles Pocahontas, 38-10

PCHS senior Dalton Irvine races around left end to score on the first play of the fourth quarter. The bigger Man Hillbillies overpowered Pocahontas, 38-10. The Man Hillbillies More...

PCHS Boys blank Nicholas 6-0 to win Sectional Championship

The Pocahontas County Warriors following their 6-0 victory over Nicholas County in the Region III, Section I Championship in Summersville Thursday night. The Pocahontas County More...

PCHS soccer teams win sectional matches

Boys and Girls advance to Sectional Championship games on Thursday in Summersville SOCCER REPORT FROM BOYS HEAD COACH CULLY MCCURDY   Sectionals opened on Tuesday at Nicholas More...

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pres. Poca.web 10-23-14 Preserving Pocahontas

The Polar Axis Shaft for the 140-foot telescope at Green Bank arrives at Bartow for offloading...

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Students and teacher at the Alderney School. This school was located on Back Mountain Road at...

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A group of upper grade students at Green Bank Academy in 1905-06. The teacher was Professor...

James Sheets

James A. “Jimmie” Sheets, age 62, of Port Republic, Virginia, formerly of Green Bank, passed away peacefully Wednesday, October 22, 2014, at University of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville, More...

Carolyn Swecker..

Carolyn Jean Friel Swecker, age 74, of Valley Head, passed from this life late Monday evening, October 20, 2014, at her home surrounded by family. Per Carolyn’s request, More...

Lawrence Barlow..

Lawrence Robert “Bob” Barlow, age 72, of Marlinton, died Monday, October 20, 2014, at Cabell Huntington Hospital in Huntington. Born July 1, 1942, at Marlinton, he was a More...

Mary Beard..

Mary Alice Young Beard, age 87, of Hillsboro, died Wednesday, October 15, 2014, at Woodhaven Nursing Home in Blue Ridge, Virginia. Born January 18, 1927, at Lewisburg, she was More...

Fiddle Fare fiddlers revealed

The Pocahontas County Opera House has announced the names of the four fiddlers who will provide music for the More...

Opera House features ‘Cameos of Civil War Women’

Seldom-told stories of the women of the American Civil War will come to life on the stage of the Pocahontas County..

Hammons Musical Heritage Celebrations returns to Pocahontas County Opera House

The Pocahontas County Opera House is pleased to bring back the “Hammons Musical Heritage Celebration” as part of Marlinton’s Autumn Harvest..

First time principal brings years of experience to MES

Principal Greg Ball

Principal Greg Ball When Greg Ball, formerly of North Carolina, decided it was time to leave the classroom to More...

Students see the good and bad on Choice Bus

The Mattie C. Stewart Foundation Choice Bus is a sort of time machine – a glimpse into a future without an..

MHS Class of ’54 reunion

Marlinton High School Class of 1954 pictured l to r: Front row, Freda Underwood Thompson, Shirley Kelly Smith, Nancy Ward Currence, Barbara Varnery Kelly, Marilyn Ryder Alvaro, Doris Ella Cooper Lustine, Phyllis Shumaker Merrell and Ward Jackson. Second row, JoAnne Beverage Gardner, Kenneth Townsend, Mary Louise Bowers Workman, Dorothy Weatherholt Kellison, Patricia Landis McNeill and Robert Sheilds. Third row, Adele Friel Loudermilk, Mary Jarvis Currence, Martin Bell, Steve Smith, Fred Burns, Jr., Don Ervine and Richard Sharp. On Saturday, July 12, members of the Marlinton High School Class of 1954 gathered at the Pocahontas Community Wellness Center in Marlinton to celebrate their 60th class reunion. Classmates were greeted with the Marlinton High School Fight Song, then enjoyed sweet rolls and coffee. They found their seats by the place..

Bad Men of Greenbrier

Pocahontas Sheriff and Deputy Take Them July 1914 In June 1913, Theodore Hoke, aged fifty years, and Jesse Hoke, his son, ages 24 years, were tried in More...

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: Pocahontas County faces another “extreme extraction” crossroads in the face of a proposed major pipeline that would traverse our northern region. This is but a microcosm of the “extreme extraction” crossroads portending the future of our nation and the world. Pocahontas County has experienced “extreme extraction.” A century ago..

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: As a property owner I attended one of the Dominion Gas Atlantic Coast Pipeline Open Houses last month. The company reps were friendly, helpful and answered questions readily and the aerial maps of the area overlaid with tax map property boundaries within the path More...

Camp Justice

A muddy two track led from the highway through pot-holed sods to narrow tree lined woods.  The rain and darkness limited..


Thursday, October 22, 1914 “We have naught but the kindliest feeling for President Wilson. We believe he is conscientious in what he..


Thursday, October 22, 1964 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp   Hillsboro High School The Juniors have selected their play,..