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The West Virginia Department of Agriculture will be conducting aerial treatments for biological suppression of black flies on the New, Bluestone and Greenbrier Rivers Tuesday, More...

Emergency workers make show of support for Dunbrack

During the April 21 Commission meeting, firefighters, first responders and 911 Center employees filled the meeting room in a show of support for Dunbrack and pleaded with the More...

Marlinton attorney says no fire fee outside town

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During a special Marlinton Town Council meeting on April 21, Mayor Joe Smith reported that attorney Steve Hunter had rendered an opinion on expansion of the town’s fire More...

PCHS students growing green thumbs in greenhouse

Left photo: Sophomores Michael Long, left, and Kasey Rider transplant peppers into individual trays. Right photo: Junior Kenny Queen places name markers in flats of Hungarian wax peppers.  S. Stewart photos

Left photo: Sophomores Michael Long, left, and Kasey Rider transplant peppers into individual trays. Right photo: Junior Kenny Queen places name markers in flats of Hungarian More...

Shots don’t drop for Lady Warriors

Bruce McKean Contributing Writer I pulled out the 2014-15 Girls Basketball Coaches Association preseason poll and looked at the Class A rankings to see how well they predicted More...

Warriors fall to Yellowjackets, 60-55

After the Lady Warriors’ big win at Dunmore March 7, many of the fans headed up Rt. 28 to Petersburg to watch the Warrior boys take on #1 seed Moorefield in a Region 2, Section More...

Warriors pull off edge-of-seat win

Jason Bauserman Contributing Writer   There was a lot of excitement at Warrior Coliseum Tuesday night. If you were not there, I hope you listened on the Allegheny Mountain Radio More...

eTimes for April 30, 2015

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Preserving Pocahontas

Sisters Gladys and Marjorie Warwick were the children of Otis D. Warwick and Annie May Carter...

Preserving Pocahontas

A C&O crew is pictured with the first motor car used on the Greenbrier Sub-Division of...

Preserving Pocahontas

“Hotel Eureka” is front and center on this picturesque postcard of Front Street in Durbin during...

William Lewis

William Bradford Lewis, died December 10, 2014. A memorial service will be held Saturday, May 9, at 10 a.m. in Ellis Cemetery at Brushy Flats.  More...

Ronald Warner..

Ronald Eugene Warner, age 78, of Durbin, departed this life Tuesday, April 14, 2015, at his home, surrounded by loved ones. Born December 13, 1936, at Hunting Ground in Pendleton More...

Kitty Galford..

Kitty Jena Galford, age 56, of Mill Creek, passed away Monday, April 27, 2015, at Davis Medical Center in Elkins. Family will receive friends Thursday, April 30, from 6 to 9 More...

Paul Fobes..

Paul Fobes, of Bruffeys Creek, passed away March 2, 2015, while walking his dogs near his home. Born May 26, 1947, at Providence, Rhode Island, he was a son of the late Elizabeth More...

Opera House welcomes return of The Sweetback Sisters

The Sweetback Sisters return to the Pocahontas County Opera House April 25, at 7:30 p.m., bringing their signature More...

Theater and throwbacks coming to the Opera House

The Pocahontas County Opera House hosts a double-feature weekend with the stage production of Potluck on Friday, April 10, and Beatles/Grateful..

Bluegrass singer-songwriter Becky Buller coming to Opera House

The Pocahontas County Opera House welcomes a new addition to its performance calendar with bluegrass fiddler and singer-songwriter Becky Buller on..

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..

Richard Harry “Dick” Knapp 1847 – 1889

The Pocahontas Times, January 9, 1890 Dick Knapp, very mysteriously disappeared from his home near Edray a few weeks ago, and a short time after, was reported as being found dead in the woods. When a coroner’s jury was summoned and repaired to the scene it was found to be only..

The Gatehouse – a place to recover

Caroline Peters Contributing Writer Opioid abuse has proven to be a problem for the state of West Virginia, leading many people to search for a solution More...

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: Are there any good, God-fearing people out there who want change? Personally, I have lost faith in our taxpayer-funded, big corporation influenced public education system. I am committed to pursuing an alternative – a private Christian school. Education has become a monopoly business. Competition is good and it will..

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: As is often the case, there are issues of some importance facing the residents of Pocahontas County. A good number of people in the county feel very strongly about what goes on in our schools, the details of the Snowshoe area sewage system and RAD, the possibility More...

Field Notes

Spring has sprung. Frogs are calling, flowers are blooming and the grass is growing. Newborn livestock and wildlife will soon be..

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, April 29, 1915 As a result of the war it is freely stated that the whole world will be in..

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, April 29, 1965 Service bloom came out fast in the warm weather last week. A hawk dived directly at the..
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