Workin’ it at the Wellness Center

ALL THIS FITNESS room needs is you. As the New Year approaches, why not treat yourself to a membership at the Community Wellness Center in Marlinton, or just commit to taking part in the many and varied exercise programs offered at this fine facility. B. Nottingham photo

ALL THIS FITNESS room needs is you. As the New Year approaches, why not treat yourself to a membership at the Community Wellness Center in Marlinton, or just commit to taking More...

At Thanksgiving and always ~ ‘thank you’

Rev. Andy Rice Oak Grove Presbyterian Church          Several months ago I found myself doing something that I don’t do often enough. I was writing a thank you note! More...

Drug Free All-Stars visit GBEMS

Green Bank Elementary-Middle School team member Bob Sheets, left, attempts to pass the basketball to teammate Chad Baldwin, far right, as the Drug Free All-Stars guard them in humorous ways. The All-Stars visited GBEMS Friday to present their anti-drug, alcohol and bullying program. B. Nottingham photo

Green Bank Elementary-Middle School team member Bob Sheets, left, attempts to pass the basketball to teammate Chad Baldwin, far right, as the Drug Free All-Stars guard them in More...

Mudhole Out of Control entertain crowd at Last Run Restaurant

Mudhole Out of Control, l to r: J.C. Sheppard, Ben Davis and Trevor Hammons perform at Last Run Restuarant at Cass Scenic Railroad State Park Saturday evening. Not pictured: Brandon Loudermilk.

Mudhole Out of Control, l to r: J.C. Sheppard, Ben Davis and Trevor Hammons perform at Last Run Restaurant at Cass Scenic Railroad State Park Saturday evening. Not pictured: Brandon More...

Warriors lose to Bobcats

WARRIORS GET READY to meet the Bobcats: l to r: QB #8 Wyatt Workman, C/DE #63 Brady Jones, RB/OLB #34 Morgan Mason, and T/DT #73 Danny Kimble. The Warriors played hard Friday More...

Warriors win big at Homecoming

Pocahontas County High School Warriors were tough on offense and defense in Friday night’s win over the Tygarts Valley Bulldogs. Final score PCHS 64, Tygarts Valley 24. More...

Warriors bring home the ax

Dawn Workman Contributing Writer Warriors 54 Lumberjacks 12   The Pocahontas County High School Warriors travelled to neighboring Nicholas County Friday night to take on the More...

eTimes for December 1, 2016

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Sydenstricker Family Portrait – circa 1890 Presbyterian missionaries Rev. Absalom Sydenstricker and his wife, Caroline Stulting...

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Aretos Arbogast and Young Timbering Crew Aretos Phelps Arbogast is pictured here with his young timbering...

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PCHS Queen’s Court – 1972 Homecoming Queen and her court at Pocahontas County High School Homecoming...

Rex Miller

Rex White Miller, age 88, of Cass, passed away Tuesday, November 29, 2016, at the Tygart Center Nursing Home, in Fairmont. Per his wishes, the body will be cremated and no service held. Online condolences More...

Vause Carlsen..

Vause Poage Smith Carlsen, age 83, of Flushing, Michigan, died Friday, November 18, 2016, at Pray Home in Clio, Michigan. Born December 25, 1932, at Point Pleasant, she was a More...

Elbert Kellison..

Elbert Franklin “Bud” Kellison, age 79, of Hillsboro, passed away Saturday, November 26, 2016, at Pocahontas Memorial in Buckeye, following a long illness. Born July 13, More...

Betty Ruth Crist..

Betty Ruth Conrad Crist, age 87, of Arbovale, passed away peacefully at her home, Sunday, November 27, 2016. Born October 6, 1929, she was a daughter of the late Fred Golden More...

Ragtime pianist Paul Asaro coming to Opera House

The Pocahontas County Opera House will welcome back renowned ragtime piano virtuoso Paula Asaro Saturday, November More...

October brings musical variety to the Opera House stage

October brings an eclectic mix of music to the Pocahontas County Opera House. Tribute band Long Strange Night leads the month..

Musicians to celebrate the life and musical legacy of Terry Richardson

Musicians will come together to celebrate the life and musical legacy of Terry Richardson in a special concert at the Pocahontas..

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..

Elk River Ramblers – life, music and a day job

Photo courtesy of Tom Walker
On October 23, 2016, Pocahontas County musicians took to the stage at the Opera House to pay tribute to businessman, friend  and fellow musician Terry Richardson. The Elk River Ramblers, from left, Seth Maynard, Paul Marganian and Galen Watts performed songs in memory of their bandmate.   Convey – to cause to pass from one place or person to another. – Merriam Webster Dictionary   As we travel this road of life we often come in contact with unforgettable sights, sounds and voices. Someone who recently visited the Grand Canyon said the experience moved them to tears...

Ben Sollee brings ‘Infowars’ to Marlinton

Ben Sollee Kentucky songwriter, composer and storyteller Ben Sollee returns to the Pocahontas County Opera House Friday, November 18, at 7:30 p.m., following More...

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: Now that county voters have rejected the most recent proposed school levy, the Board of Education should pause to ask why two attempts in recent years have failed to raise money to improve Pocahontas County schools. The most obvious explanation is that people don’t like paying property taxes –..

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor; I believe phonetics is the way to learn to read. I believe the Palmer method is the way to learn to write. I believe the multiplication tables are the way to learn arithmetic. And, although there may be some legitimate concern over Common Core, there should be More...

Field Notes

Look up. Just east of Rt. 92/28 in Arbovale there is a pine patch – just a few acres – that..

100 Years Ago

Thursday, December 1, 1916 GREENBANK The election passed off quietly; no trouble anywhere only somebody got beat but no one got..

50 Years Ago

Thursday, December 1, 1966 Monongahela National Forest This year, the Marlinton Ranger District plans to sell six million board feet of..