Additional scoping period and public meetings set

FERC has announced an additional scoping period for communities impacted by the GW-6 and other recently adopted alternative routes. The scoping period will be open until June 2. More...

MTC issues have a familiar ring

To quote the late, great Yogi Berra, “it was déjà vu all over again” at Monday night’s Marlinton Town Council meeting as council revisited the issue of the fire fee. Councilmember More...

Mitchell Chevrolet test drive benefit

Mitchell Chevrolet recently held a test drive campaign to raise funds for the athletic department and sophomore class at Pocahontas County High School. Sales representative Brian Tankersley, left, presented checks to, from left: assistant principal Kristy Tritapoe, and sophomore class representatives – Meggan Long, president; Cora Hedrick, vice president; Hunter Tankersley, secretary; and Makayla Malcom, treasurer. S. Stewart photo

Mitchell Chevrolet recently held a test drive campaign to raise funds for the athletic department and sophomore class at Pocahontas County High School. Sales representative Brian More...

Superintendent of Schools answers your questions

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Superintendent Terrence Beam asked to have a question and answer session with the help of The Pocahontas Times, as another means of providing information More...

PCHS runs with the ‘big boys’ at Elkins and Nicholas County meets

Bruce McKean Contributing writer The Pocahontas County High School track teams competed against three Class AAA, four AA and one other A school in the rescheduled  “Bob” More...

Warriors win in extra innings

Caleb Mullenax TURNs up the heat against Richwood on Monday evening. The PCHS Warriors defeated the Lumberjacks by 6 to 5 in extra innings. Photo courtesy of Stephanie Barkley After More...

eTimes for May 5, 2016

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Preserving Pocahontas

Members of the Civilian Conservation Corps are lined up for inspection at Camp Seebert during a...

Preserving Pocahontas

Mary White Simmons poses in period dress on the stairway at the Pearl S. Buck Birthplace...

Preserving Pocahontas

Bank of Marlinton warranty certificate for the purchase of a #3 Yale Time Lock for the...

Richard Sharp

Richard E. Sharp, age 79, of Stephens City, Virginia, died Monday, May 2, 2016, at Winchester Medical Center in Winchester, Virginia. Born in 1936 in Marlinton, he was a son of the late Mary and Lanty More...

Terry Richardson..

Terry Lynn Richardson, age 62, of Marlinton, passed away Monday, May 2, 2016, at James Cancer Center in Columbus, Ohio. A memorial service will be held Saturday, May 14, 2 p.m. More...

Earl Mace..

Earl Julian Mace, age 85, of Durbin, passed away Saturday, April 30, 2016, at his home. Born October 13, 1930, at Linwood, he was a son of the late Ligon and Bessie Jackson Mace. Julian More...

Dorothy Lovelace..

Dorothy Campbell Love- lace, age 87, of Dunmore, died Wednesday, April 27, 2016, at Raleigh General Hospital in Beckley. Born December 11, 1928, at Dunmore, she was a daughter More...

High Street Jazz Band marches in May 8

Morgantown’s High Street Jazz Band will swing into Marlinton once again to bring a little New Orleans flavor More...

Free children’s performance at the Opera House Sunday

“Curiouser and curioser!” Come follow Alice down the rabbit hole and enter a wonderland both strange and marvelous Sunday, May 1,..

Back by popular demand: Rush Run returns to the Opera House

Rush Run Philharmonic will return to the Opera House for the second Potluck Sunday, April 24, at 5 p.m. The group..

Students shine at Social Studies Fair

Students shared their knowledge in the categories of anthropology, economics, geography, political science, More...

PCHS principal excited to become a Warrior

Bob Miller has had a variety of jobs in the education field. He taught math, was an assistant principal, career technical..

PCCC – a warm welcome is par for the course

Laura Dean Bennett Contributing Writer The Pocahontas County Country Club began its history in 1956, when a group of county businessmen decided that they were tired of driving to Lewisburg every time they wanted to indulge in their favorite pastime. Going all the way to Greenbrier County for a game of..

‘The things you need, close to home’

Ebbie and Betty Mullenax have been friends to the community of Arbovale, and longtime fixtures at Trent’s General Store. As fromer owners, they worked More...

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: There have been some questions on the recent change of the Fire and EMS response areas that we would like to address. A few months ago, at the unanimous request of all of the members of the Fire Chiefs Association – Cass, BFD, Frost, Shavers Fork, Hillsboro and Marlinton..

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: I read in the March 24 issue of The Pocahontas Times that Hannah G. Sizemore told the 22nd Annual Eighth Grade Business Luncheon, “Being from West Virginia is not a disadvantage.” That will be true for us when Pocahontas County has high speed Internet access More...

Field Notes

Last week the rains finally arrived. The Observatory recorded more than three inches over the last six days which will go..

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, May 4, 1916 The old bear that was caught in a trap at Stony Bottom last week, has been roving..

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, May 5, 1966 The thermometer read 20 Tuesday morning at the Scout Camp. Skies cleared Monday evening after days of..
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