Circuit Court

According to Pocahontas County Circuit Clerk Connie Carr, the following cases were heard July 16 before the Honorable Judge Robert E. Richardson: A request from the state for a More...

Commission gets more PILT money than expected

DAY REPORT CENTER Director Tammie Alderman reported to the County Commission about the success of the Center’s gardening project. Produce from the garden is distributed through the local food bank as well the Pocahontas County Senior Citizens organization. The project will be expanded next year as a means to develop skills of the gardeners and provide even more fresh vegetables for county residents. G. Hamill photo

DAY REPORT CENTER Director Tammie Alderman reported to the County Commission about the success of the Center’s gardening project. Produce from the garden is distributed More...

The old and new of herbs and tea

Local potter Alison Flegel speaks about the tradition of the Japanese Tea Ceremony during the Green Bank Herb Fair Saturday at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory. Flegel became interested in the history of tea ceremonies when she studied the art of making Japanese tea bowls. S. Stewart photo

Local potter Alison Flegel speaks about the tradition of the Japanese Tea Ceremony during the Green Bank Herb Fair Saturday at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory. Flegel More...

Using herbs and foods to treat and prevent cancer

Medical herbalist, and nutrition and wellness coach Geo Derick gave a presentation at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory in Green Bank Friday on the uses of herbs and food More...

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Warriors excelling in summer b-ball

The Pocahontas County High School basketball team swept a four-game practice series at Greenbrier West last Thursday. The Warriors defeated Meadow Bridge, Liberty (Raleigh), West More...

Wildcats end Warrior baseball season – again

PCHS SOPHOMORE BRAXTON Rider is projected to be the eldest player and only junior on the roundball squad next season. A standout player this season, Rider showed the determination More...

Rose, Gardner and Galford score at 100th state track meet

Contributing Writer Bruce McKean A May 18 article by Mike Whiteford in the Charleston Gazette talks about the small crowd that came to Charleston’s Wehrle Park on May 23, More...

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Pres. Poca Preserving Pocahontas

Students and teacher in front of the Gum Spring School located on Sheets Road between Green...

Pres. Poca. 2 Preserving Pocahontas

  This photograph of Pocahontas County Enlistees is one of many in our World War II...

Pres. Poca. web Preserving Pocahontas

  The Junior Willing Workers at an unknown location in Marlinton, W.Va. Their leader, Mrs. John...

Kristen Jordan

Kristen Grace Jordan, age 13 months, of Marlinton, died Sunday, July 20, 2014, at CAMC Women’s and Children’s Hospital in Charleston. Born June 15, 2013, at Elkins, she was a daughter of Darrell More...

Kathleen Keeler..

Kathleen H. Keeler, age 94, of Buckeye, died Monday, July 21, 2014, at Pocahontas Center in Marlinton. Born December 13, 1919, in Manhattan, New York, she was a daughter of the More...

Michael McLaughlin..

Michael McLaughlin, age 61, of Ronceverte, died Saturday, July 19, 2014, at his home. Born May 3, 1953, at Marlinton, he was a son of the late James Dice and Birtie Marie Lott More...

Samuel Elliott..

Samuel “David” (Grandfish) Elliott, of Green Bank, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, July 5, 2014, at his home. David was born November 6, 1952. He had resided in Green More...

Opera House will host Music in The Mountains Old-Time Festival

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The Pocahontas County Opera House is starting its 2014-15 season with two days of old-time music and old-fashioned More...

High Street Jazz Band – celebrate West Virginia Day at the Opera House

  Morgantown’s High Street Jazz Band will swing into Marlinton on West Virginia Day, Friday, June 20, to bring a little..

‘Man of La Mancha’ at Greenbrier Valley Theatre

The timeless Broadway hit Man of La Mancha is coming to the stage at Greenbrier Valley Theatre.  The awe inspiring musical..

Students see the good and bad on Choice Bus

Mattie C. Stewart Foundation presenter Lynn Smelley talks to students at Marlinton Middle School on the Choice Bus. The program shows students what can happen if they choose to drop out of school. The back half of the bus is outfitted with a prison cell to show students the consequences of bad choices. S. Stewart photo

Mattie C. Stewart Foundation presenter Lynn Smelley talks to students at Marlinton Middle School on the Choice More...

Students experience other cultures at Spanish Immersion Camp

The first rule of Spanish Immersion Camp is – no English. Spanish teacher Shirlene Groseclose, inspired by camps she attends each year,..

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 the circuit court of Greenbrier county upon a charge of stealing goods from box cars on the C & O Railway. The case was..

Following a dream

The January 4, 1964 edition of The Pocahontas Times contained the following bit of news: On TV “Charles Lovelace, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles F. More...

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: Having been born and imprinted in my youth by those beautiful mountains of Pocahontas County and environs, I continue to maintain an active interest in the wellbeing of the county, whether habitat preservation, public libraries, etc. With that, I offer this commentary regarding the natural beauty of the county...

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: A few months ago I bought a car from Mitchell Chevrolet. They made it easy – took care of tags, title, taxes, etc. All I had to do was turn the key and drive away. Shortly after, I felt there was a problem, not a recall, but Mitchell’s took the car in, More...

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Field Notes

Everyone likes to visit the home folks during the summer and Rose and her cub, CD, are no exception. They return..

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, July 23, 1914 A petition has been forwarded to the department asking that the post office at Academy change its..

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, July 23, 1964 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp The National Science Camp closed last weekend with reports of..