Youth Health Services focuses on well-being of children

Youth Health Services, Inc., Pocahontas County office is located in the annex building at Pocahontas County High School. Family Service Specialist Kendra Taylor, right, stands with juniors Hunter Tankersley and Laura Leyzorek, who painted the organization’s logo on the office door. S. Stewart photo

Youth Health Services, Inc., Pocahontas County office is located in the annex building at Pocahontas County High School. Family Service Specialist Kendra Taylor, right, stands More...

West Virginia native gets backing for ‘Back Fork’

Webster County native Josh Stewart wrote and plans to direct and act in the film Back Fork, a fictional story about a West Virginian who turns to prescription drugs to numb the pain of a family tragedy.

Webster County native Josh Stewart wrote and plans to direct and act in the film Back Fork, a fictional story about a West Virginian who turns to prescription drugs to numb More...

On the Bookshelf ~ ‘Out of the Storm,’ The Galford Lumber Company

FINDING HOPE IN a hopeless time, Glen Galford moved his sawmill and his men to Northfield, Massachusetts, in 1939 to help clean up timber that was downed in one of the most destructive hurricanes in American history.

FINDING HOPE IN a hopeless time, Glen Galford moved his sawmill and his men to Northfield, Massachusetts, in 1939 to help clean up timber that was downed in one of the most More...

High Wind Warning

A high wind warning is in effect for the higher elevations of Pocahontas County until 1 p.m. Monday, February 13.      More...

Lady Warriors win four and lose one

Bruce McKean Contributing Writer PCHS Varsity, 43 East Hardy Varsity, 56 The Pocahontas County Lady Warriors lost at East Hardy on December 16 by 16 points, 29-45, and EHHS took More...

Student athletes score big at middle school tournament

The Green Bank Elementary-Middle School Lady Eagles won the annual middle school tournament last week at Pocahontas County High School. The team, from left: coach Jimmy Vandevender, More...

Archery team hits bullseye at Peterstown Tournament

The elementary team, front row, from left: Ramona Hardy, Rachel Felton, Whitney Robertson, Eden Smith, Jasey Krammer, Claire Burgess, Ronnie Simmons, and Devon Burgess. Second More...

eTimes for February 16th, 2017

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George Douglas “G. D.” McNeill – circa. 1956 Preserving Pocahontas

Preston and Frank Harper are seated on a fence on the Harper family farm north of...

Log Train Stereo View – circa 1906 Preserving Pocahontas

A stereograph, produced by local photographer Harvey Bright, shows a steam engine pulling flat cars of...

George Douglas “G. D.” McNeill – circa. 1956 Preserving Pocahontas

George Douglas “G. D” McNeill is pictured on his farm in Buckeye where he was born...

George Behrens

George Henry Behrens, Jr., age 82, of Green Bank, passed away Thursday, February 16, 2017, at his home. Family will receive friends Saturday, February 18, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Wallace and Wallace Funeral More...

Saige Bennett..

Saige Nicole Bennett, infant daughter of Jennifer Burns and Jonathan Bennett, of Marlinton, passed from this life Tuesday, February 7, 2017, at Davis Medical Center in Elkins. In More...

Roy Pritt..

Roy Junior Pritt left this life Friday, January 20, 2017. Born June 9, 1931, he was a son of the late Fred H. and Manda Jenkins Pritt. In addition to his parents, he was preceded More...

Clive Alderman..

Clive Alderman Clive Allison Alderman, Jr., age 87, of Nokesville, Virginia, passed away Monday, January 2, 2017, at Inova Fairfax Hospital. Born October 22, 1929, in Huntersville, More...

Opry Night features Sugar Run and Stony Bottom Bluegrass

Sugar Run, from left: Stanley Ashbury, Bonnie Johnson, Mike Johnson and Rachel Johnson. The annual Opry Night More...

Ragtime pianist Paul Asaro coming to Opera House

The Pocahontas County Opera House will welcome back renowned ragtime piano virtuoso Paula Asaro Saturday, November 5, at 7:30 p.m. Paul..

October brings musical variety to the Opera House stage

October brings an eclectic mix of music to the Pocahontas County Opera House. Tribute band Long Strange Night leads the month..

GBEMS hosts annual Battle of the Books

Elementary and middle school students compete in the Battle of the Books at Green Bank Elementary-Middle School Friday. Battle of the Books is a jeopardy style tournament with questions drawn from books the students read on their own time. Photo courtesy of E. Baldwin

Elementary and middle school students compete in the Battle of the Books at Green Bank Elementary-Middle School More...

First time principal brings years of experience to MES

When Greg Ball, formerly of North Carolina, decided it was time to leave the classroom to take an administration position, the..

Opry Night features Sugar Run and Stony Bottom Bluegrass

Stony Bottom Bluegrass, from left: Dewitt Daniell, Bob Riggleman, Julie Riggleman, Homer Hunter and Dana Moyers. The annual Opry Night at the Pocahontas County Opera House has come to represent some of the best bluegrass and traditional talent in the region. This year’s headliners, Sugar Run and Stony Bottom Bluegrass, will share the Opera House stage Saturday, February 18, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10. Youth 17..

Elk River Ramblers – life, music and a day job

Photo courtesy of Tom WalkerOn October 23, 2016, Pocahontas County musicians took to the stage at the Opera House to pay tribute to businessman, friend More...

Letter to the Editor

Dear Pocahontas Times: I would like to make a correction to Suzanne Stewart’s article that she wrote in your paper called “BFD / Cass dispute put to rest.”  In her article she had wrote: “When the dispute became public, many members of the community were angered because they make annual donations to..

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: I wish to address an issue about the way large, corporate business is being conducted in our country. It used to be that the primary goal of many businesses was to provide their customers with the best services or goods that the businesses had to offer. Businesses More...

Field Notes

Look up. Just east of Rt. 92/28 in Arbovale there is a pine patch – just a few acres – that..

100 Years Ago

Thursday, February 15, 1917 Judge Dice came here last Thursday and held a special term of court. An application for a..

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, February 16, 1967 The Marlinton Volunteer Fire Department answered a call Tuesday afternoon to Browns Creek to the home of..

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