Little Levels Heritage Fair is cancelled

The 2016 Little Levels Heritage Fair has been cancelled and will not be rescheduled for this year. All food will be donated to disaster areas in West Virginia.  More...

Damage assessment in the county

According to Emergency Management Director Michael O’Brien, damage assessments in Pocahontas County are still being done. It is very important to notify his department of your More...

Williams River road is closed

Rondi Fisher, of the USFS Marlinton Ranger District reports that WILLIAMS RIVER ROAD IS CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. The Forest Service has closed the Williams River Road upstream More...

The storm at Dunmore, Frost, Green Bank

Michael Holstine Contributing Writer The original, major storm came through early yesterday morning starting about 3:15 a.m. with another major cell about 5:30 – 6 a.m., with 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 June 23, 2016

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Preserving Pocahontas

Sam Brill’s 1956 Majorettes are in dress uniform on the football field behind Marlinton High School....

Preserving Pocahontas

The Minnehaha Springs Homemakers Club Float features the Indian Princess Pocahontas in an early Pioneer Days...

Preserving Pocahontas

Robert Lee McComb, Jr. was born in Marlinton November 24, 1948, the son of Robert L....

Wanda Hedrick

Wanda Eye Hedrick, age 87, of Marlinton, passed away Monday, June 27, 2016, at Pocahontas Center, following an extended illness due to complications of Lewy Body Dementia. A graveside service will be held More...

Mildred Marie Hickson..

A private memorial service for Mildred Marie Hickson will be held Saturday, June 25. Following the service, the family invites friends for a memorial luncheon at noon at the More...

Gerald Simmons..

Gerald Paul Simmons, age 68, of Craigsville, died Tuesday, June 14, 2016, at Charleston Area Medical Center Memorial Division in Charleston. Born July 8, 1947, at Jacox, he was More...

Lowell Lambert..

Lowell Tracy Lambert, age 75, of Arbovale, passed away Sunday, June 19, 2016, at his home surrounded by his family, following a two year battle with cancer. Born July 10, 1940, More...

Opera House hosts Season Preview Party

The Pocahontas Opera House will host its first ever season preview from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 17. The More...

Gary Reid takes stage as Carter Stanley in ‘Life of Sorrow’

The Pocahontas County Opera House presents Gary Reid’s original, one-man play “A Life of Sorrow, the Life and Times of Carter..

PlayFest coming to the Opera House

If you had the chance to choose your final words, what would you write? Find out how Lynn, a death row..

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..

Reunions

Gragg/Sprouse Family: Saturday, June 25, 11 a.m. at Central Union Church Community Center. Bring a covered dish. Hamp Cook Family: Saturday, July 2, noon, at 1208 Second Avenue, Marlinton, by the Greenbrier River. Bring a covered dish and lawn chairs. 44th Annual Gibson Family: Sunday, July 3, noon at the Slaty..

Cemetery Donations

Donations for the upkeep of the following cemeteries may be made to: Beaver Creek Cemetery – Nancy McComb Smithson, 641 Violet Road, Marlinton, WV 24954. Bethel More...

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: Last week’s letter from the West Virginia Veterans Home acknowledging the gift of 328 puzzles was a very nice gesture from Administrator Tom McBride. However, the credit for this endeavor should not have been in my name. The credit for this project goes to Butch Stone, of Dunmore, a..

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor and friends: On behalf of the West Virginia Veterans Home and the Veterans we are honored to serve, please accept our heartfelt thanks and appreciation for your generous help in assisting Rick Wooddell in the collection and donation of 328 puzzles for our residents. Donations More...

Field Notes

Potpourri Lots to talk about in the natural world this week, so let’s take a quick look-see at the world around..

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, June 22, 1916 TO WEST VIRGINIA June 20th And on that day, no loving arms Reached forth, the newborn child..

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, June 23, 1966 Attending a football-basketball camp at Camp Lynn, beyond Morgantown, last week were Billy Graham and Steve Jack,..
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