David Flemming

Poores win high honors at WV Governor’s Cup

Mark Poore, left, and his son, Keith, received awards at the 54th Annual West Virginia Governor’s Cup at Timberline Four Seasons Resort in Davis. Keith won both events in the Governor’s Cup and got first place overall in the competition. Mark was awarded the Anita and Bob Barton Award in recognition of his dedication to the promotion of skiing in West Virginia. Photo courtesy of Mark Poore

Mark Poore, left, and his son, Keith, received awards at the 54th Annual West Virginia Governor’s Cup at Timberline Four Seasons Resort in Davis. Keith won both events in the More...

Virginia poet leads writing workshop at Hillsboro Library

As part of the New Voices Writing Workshop series sponsored by High Rocks, Virginia poet Erica Weaver led a poetry workshop Saturday at the Hillsboro Public Library. Weaver guided More...

PCHS teacher arrested for sexual assault

On Tuesday, April 8, Corporal M.A. Agee, of the Marlinton Detachment of the West Virginia State Police, arrested Ms. Sammantha Bartley, of Marlinton, 25 years of age, for three More...

Controled Burn Advisory

There will two (2) controlled burns today beginning at approximately 11 a.m. The first fire will be at Shock Run on Allegheny Mountain at Frost. Approximately 6 acres will be More...

Seven PCHS athletes in RunWV Top 10

Bruce McKean Contributing Writer RunWV.com, the premier website compiling track and field results in West Virginia, released its first Class A Boys and Girls Best Performances More...

Lady Warrior Softball undefeated in two games

PCHS first baseman Natalie Hartzell throws to catcher Sarah Lambert during the Lady Warriors 10-0 victory over Webster County last Thursday at Stillwell Park.G. Hamill photos. PCHS More...

Warriors maul Meadow Bridge, 11-1

PCHS sophomore pitcher Braxton Ryder threw a three-hitter with 13 strikeouts and got a win over Meadow Bridge last Thursday at Stillwell Park. Ryder also hit an RBI single. G. More...

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David Flemming

Pres. Poca Preserving Pocahontas

This great photograph from the Pocahontas County Fair in the 1920s comes from Maxie Gum, of...

Pres. Poca web Preserving Pocahontas

The photograph of Camp Black Mountain, F-15, Marlinton, W.Va. was probably taken shortly after its construction...

Pres. Poca Preserving Pocahontas

  Owners J. Hamed and his brother, standing in front of J. Hamed and Brother General...

Elma Biggs

Elma Shinaberry Biggs, age 81, of Clifton Forge, Virginia, died Sunday, April 6, 2014, at LewisGale Hospital – Alleghany, Low Moor, Virginia. Born April 26, 1932, in Marlinton, she was a daughter of More...

Merle Kerr..

Merle Gene Kerr, Sr., age 81, of Dunmore, passed away Wednesday, April 2, 2014, at his home. Born August 2, 1932, at Dunmore, he was a son of the late Teddy Thornton and Violet More...

Ralph McKeever..

Ralph K. McKeever, age 74, of Maxwelton, died Saturday, April 5, 2014, at Greenbrier Valley Medical Center after a sudden illness. Born October 25, 1939, at Frankford, he was More...

Ralph McKeever..

Ralph K. McKeever, age 74, of Maxwelton, died Saturday, April 5, 2014, at Greenbrier Valley Medical Center after a sudden illness. Graveside service is Tuesday, April 8, 2 p.m. More...

AMR 12th annual bluegrass jamboree

It is going to be a rocking good time in Bath County on Saturday, April 12, when WCHG, Allegheny Mountain Radio More...

Cross-dressing comedy to kick-off GVT’s mainstage season

Greenbrier Valley Theatre will kick-off its 47th season with the Mark Twain farce Is He Dead? Set in 1840s France, Is..

WV Jazz Orchestra brings swingin’ classics back to the Opera House

The West Virginia Jazz Orchestra brings its classic jazz stylings to the Pocahontas County Opera House on Saturday, April 12, at..

BOE says ‘yes’ to fifth grade move, again

At the board of education meeting Monday night, concerned parents and teachers voiced their opinions on the More...

Students shine at Social Studies Fair

Students in grades four through eight presented projects in a variety of categories at the county Social Studies Fair March 14..

A fire, a fly and a rainy afternoon

Rain didn't dampen the spirits of these fly-fishermen and women Saturday who attended the Orvis class at the Pocahontas Fish and Game Adventures’ cabin on Stony Creek. Pictured, l to r: Paul Hicks, of Parkersburg, property co-owner Roger Trusler, of Marlinton, Carol Greening, of Belpre, Ohio, Scott Fisher, of Lower Salem, Ohio, Dave Carpenter, of Little Hocking, Ohio, Bob Hicks, of Parkersburg, and property co-owner Ernie Shaw, of Marlinton. J. Graham photo “The two best times to fish is when it’s rainin’ and when it ain’t.” ~ Patrick F. McManus The fairly steady rain on Saturday was nothing short of miserable for folks who had to be outside. But no matter the weather in Pocahontas County, there is always something interesting  going on –..

Jane Huppert, stage manager extraordinaire

  A slender figure dressed in black moves silently across the dark Opera House stage, pausing occasionally to perform a task in the shadows, then More...

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: Beginning with the end of March black bears with their cubs will be leaving their dens and wandering around.  Often the sow will leave the den before one or more of her cubs can keep up with her.  These cubs may be abandoned.  Especially in large litters the size..

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: In a March 6 letter to the editor in support of the National Monument proposal, it was stated that Mountain State anglers are too concerned about rivers to sit back and watch the federal government hand control of public land over to outside organizations and big More...

Field Notes

A ‘Tail’ of Two Critters With apologies to Dickens, a couple of neighborhood creatures find themselves in print this week. The irony..

100-Years-Ago

Thursday,  April 9, 1914 The month of March was the coldest known in this part of the country for sixteen years..

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, April 9, 1964 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp M.H.S. We are very happy to announce that our debate team,..