NRAO to host Pocahontas County Broadband Summit

A Pocahontas County Broadband Summit is scheduled for Wednesday, July 15, from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Jansky Lab Auditorium at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory in Green More...

MTC wraps up old business

Mayor Joe Smith and Marlinton Town Council met Monday night for a special meeting to wrap up a few things before handing the mantle to the next administration. In lieu of his More...

MMS has ups and downs like most schools

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer At the special board of education meeting at Marlinton Middle School June 16, reading/language arts teacher Stephanie Burns and math coach Joanna More...

A man on a mission to save animals

Three white-tail fawns follow Joel Rosenthal knowing he is their source for food. Rosenthal is currently raising 11 orphaned fawns. When the fawns are weaned, they will be released into the wild. S. Stewart photo

Three white-tail fawns follow Joel Rosenthal knowing he is their source for food. Rosenthal is currently raising 11 orphaned fawns. When the fawns are weaned, they will be released More...

Friel inducted into Softball Hall of Fame

Elaine Friel, of Haymarket, Virginia, formerly of Marlinton, was inducted into the Washington Metropolitan Slow Pitch Softball Hall of Fame February 9. Her parents, Elmer and More...

Shots don’t drop for Lady Warriors

Bruce McKean Contributing Writer I pulled out the 2014-15 Girls Basketball Coaches Association preseason poll and looked at the Class A rankings to see how well they predicted More...

Warriors fall to Yellowjackets, 60-55

After the Lady Warriors’ big win at Dunmore March 7, many of the fans headed up Rt. 28 to Petersburg to watch the Warrior boys take on #1 seed Moorefield in a Region 2, Section More...

eTimes for July 2, 2015

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Preserving Pocahontas

A wagon loaded with Pioneer Days visitors arrives in the parking lot at the Pocahontas County...

Preserving Pocahontas

The Douthat Creek School, located on Douthat Creek, two and three-quarters mile from Rt. 39 near...

Preserving Pocahontas

Portrait of John Letcher “Squire” Hudson and Margaret Virginia Gillispie Hudson Family in front of the...

Harold Bryant

Harold McQuain Bryant, age 77, of Kerrville, Texas, passed away Saturday, April 25, 2015, at San Antonio Hospital in San Antonio, Texas. Born March 17, 1938, in Thornwood, he was a son of the late Charles More...

Helen Gay..

Helen Moore Gay passed away suddenly January 29, 2015, in Hortonville, Wisconsin. Born July 6, 1938, in Marlinton, she was a daughter of the late Lena Weatherholt. Helen was More...

Mary Vinyard..

Mary Ruth Vinyard peacefully left this earth Wednesday, June 24, 2015, at Greenbrier Valley Medical Center in Ronceverte. Born May 12, 1925, in Renick, she was a daughter of More...

Coalton Cassell..

Coalton Lee Cassell, son of Dustin and Kristen Cassell, of Boyer, was born June 15, 2015, and passed away peacefully in the arms of his parents, on June 21, 2015. Coalton was More...

Season heats up on stage at the Opera House

This summer, the Opera House season heats up with the return of a few perennial favorites, as well as an exciting More...

Srodes publishes first book, ‘Phoebe and Earl’

A love story. A sports story. A tragedy.   Everyone has a story. Many pass from one generation to the next..

Celebrate Memorial Day with Ladies for Liberty

The Pocahontas County Opera House will present a swinging, patriotic performance by the Ladies for Liberty Saturday, May 23, at 7:30..

First time principal brings years of experience to MES

Principal Greg Ball

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..

Srodes publishes first book, ‘Phoebe and Earl’

A love story. A sports story. A tragedy.   Everyone has a story. Many pass from one generation to the next – around the kitchen table, in porch rockers or, perhaps, whispered in private.  Joel Srodes, of Marlinton, found a most fascinating story in a box – a box containing newspaper..

Richard Harry “Dick” Knapp 1847 – 1889

The Pocahontas Times, January 9, 1890 Dick Knapp, very mysteriously disappeared from his home near Edray a few weeks ago, and a short time after, was reported More...

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: I am writing this in regards to the article in The Pocahontas Times, dated June 25, 2015, “Durbin Council Talks Trash.” It was amusing to say the least where one of the Town employees said he wasn’t going to pick up trash because of unpleasant odors. My question is,..

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: Would a tax or a fee smell sweeter?   Does the municipality or the commission have the authority? Libertarian logic put aside, we should, in my humble opinion, be willing to pay for the wonderful fire protection we have from volunteers who are our neighbors and More...

Field Notes

The summer solstice has come and gone, and already days are slowly beginning to get shorter. We are starting the long,..

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, July 1, 1915 On Monday night, the German submarine U-38 torpedoed and sunk the British freight steamer, Armenian, bound from..

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, July 1, 1965 Escaped Convicts Two convicts, Delmar Clair Grett, 29, and Wayne Clyde Jenkins, 23, from the Medium Security..
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