Descendants dedicate memorial to Pocahontas pioneer

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Attendees at last Wednesday’s James Ewing Memorial included (l-r): former Marlinton Mayor Dennis Driscoll, Gail Hyer, Marlinton Mayor Joe Smith, Larry Ewing, Roger Orndorff, More...

New assistant prosecutor hails from Nicholas County

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Keith McMillion, of Nettie, starting work as the Pocahontas County Assistant Prosecuting Attorney in September.Keith McMillion, of Nettie, started working as the Assistant Prosecuting More...

GBEMS greenhouse gets facelift

Farm-to-School AmeriCorps Carl Kelk and West Virginia University Extension Agent Greg Hamons work on the plastic covering of the greenhouse at Green Bank Elementary-Middle School. The greenhouse will be used by students to grow plants for fundraisers and agriculture education. S. Stewart photo

Farm-to-School AmeriCorps Carl Kelk and West Virginia University Extension Agent Greg Hamons work on the plastic covering of the greenhouse at Green Bank Elementary-Middle School. More...

Cranberry Shindig draws large crowd

Frostmore Farms owner Adam Taylor, of Arbovale, gives samples of his homemade maple cotton candy during the Cranberry Shindig Sunday. Taylor and his wife, Rachel, make maple syrup, candy and honey. S. Stewart photo

Frostmore Farms owner Adam Taylor, of Arbovale, gives samples of his homemade maple cotton candy during the Cranberry Shindig Sunday. Taylor and his wife, Rachel, make maple More...

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Warrior golf advances to state tournament

PCHS Golf Team at the Homestead Resort in Hot Springs, Virginia during the 2014 season. The Pocahontas County High School Warriors golf team won their regional championship match More...

Murphy wins Run For It 5k in Davis

PCHS junior Melissa Murphy, of Bartow, shown here in a basketball game against Pendleton County, ran in the Run For It 5k race in Davis on Saturday and won $1,000 which will More...

Warriors burn Richwood, 48-13

Wyatt Workman returns an interception for a TD in the first quarter of Friday night’s game in Richwood.   The Pocahontas County High School Warriors hit Richwood like More...

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Preservation News

Huntersville Tradition Days is going on this weekend and Preserving Pocahontas will be there on Saturday...

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I was up in Bartow this week to walk around the late Jessie Powell’s property at...

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  A hunting party poses with family, friends and three white-tailed deer at an unknown location...

Gene Darnell

Gene E. Darnell, age 74, of Buckeye, died Saturday, September 27, 2014, at Pocahontas Memorial Hospital in Buckeye. Born December 8, 1939, at Marlinton, he was a son of the late George and Carrie Bancroft More...

Hazel Underwood..

Hazel Landis “Nanna” Underwood, age 71, of Summersville, went to be with the Lord Sunday, September 28, 2014, at Hubbard Hospice House West, South Charleston, following a More...

Hazel Underwood..

Hazel Landis “Nanna” Underwood, age 71, of Summersville, went to be with the Lord Sunday, September 28, 2014, at Hubbard Hospice House West, South Charleston, following a More...

Dorothy Bennett..

Dorothy M. Shaver Bennett, age 71, of Slaty Fork, died Sunday, September 21, 2014, at Davis Memorial Hospital in Elkins. Born December 12, 1942, at Marlinton, she was a daughter More...

Opera House features ‘Cameos of Civil War Women’

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

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..

‘My People Was Music’ – a collection of words and music

  Mountain State Press is pleased to announce the publication of My People Was Music, a stunning collaboration of poetry, photography..

First time principal brings years of experience to MES

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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...

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: Saturday was an absolutely beautiful day for the 2014 Roadkill Cook-off and Autumn Harvest Festival in Marlinton, sponsored by the Pocahontas County Chamber of Commerce.  With an estimated 15,000 to 18,000 people in attendance, it was a fantastic showcase day for Pocahontas County and the people that call her..

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: When my driveway starts getting rough I have to get in my truck, go to the quarry, buy a load of gravel, spread it out and make my driveway smooth again. When IGA re-surfaced their parking lot they hired a contractor who came and did the work for them. While the More...

Field Notes

Odds and ends   The summer continues to rush along toward its inevitable end.  School will start soon and homeowners will..

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, October 1, 1914   At 10:40 p.m. Friday night, September 25, 1914, there passed over Marlinton, a blazing meteor which..

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, October 1, 1964 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp   Panther Eugene Kelley, of Clover Lick, was on his..