PCHS: You were made for this

Cailey Moore Staff Writer Kevin Bennett, Matt Rao and Pocahontas County Young Life Staff Associate David Moore, along with 94 other students from Nicholas and Webster counties, More...

MMS girls go Wyld

Cailey Moore Staff Writer On Monday, July 13, Carmen LaRue and Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church Pastor Audria Thomason-Botkin, both of Hillsboro, loaded five Pocahontas More...

Garth Newel students perform at NRAO

Garth Newel Music Center Emerging Artist Fellowship members, from left, Janny Joo, Chenshayang Huang and Tim Paek perform at the annual concert at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory Thursday. S. Stewart photo

Garth Newel Music Center Emerging Artist Fellowship members, from left, Janny Joo, Chenshayang Huang and Tim Paek perform at the annual concert at the National Radio Astronomy More...

BOE struggles to fill teaching positions

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer At the board of education meeting Monday night, Interim Superintendent Terrence Beam reported that he is having difficulty filling vacant teaching More...

Burns plays in All-Star Football Classic

2015 PCHS grad Chad Burns, right, with his dad and high school football coach, Doug. Chad Burns was selected to play in the 2015 WCHS Fox-11 North-South All-Star Football Classic 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...

eTimes for July 30, 2015

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Preserving Pocahontas

Agnes Price, Fannie Golden and Nell McLaughlin seated by the wooden sidewalk at the corner of...

Preserving Pocahontas

A group of young women and men, some with musical instruments, are seated outside near Green...

Preserving Pocahontas

Clark Kellison was born September 3, 1844 in the Swago Community near Buckeye, then the State...

Alice Underwood

Alice Hively Underwood, age 93, of Warrenton, Virginia, passed away Monday, July 27, 2015, at her home. Born January 30, 1922, near Dunmore on a farm near Pocahontas County High School, she was a daughter More...

Selma Ware..

Selma “Betty” Ware, age 82, of Geneva, Ohio, passed away Monday, July 27, 2015, at her home. Born May 19, 1933, she was a daughter of the late Flora Sheets Grogg and Forrest More...

Allie Cook..

Allie O’Dell Cook, age 79, of Hillsboro, passed away Thursday, July 16, 2015, at Roanoke Memorial Hospital in Roanoke, Virginia. Born April 8, 1936, at Bentree, she was More...

Loran Kelly..

Loran O. Kelley, age 92, of Green Bank, died Tuesday, July 14, 2015, at Nella’s Nursing Home, Inc., in Elkins. Born August 2, 1922, at Jane Lew, he was a son of the late Eugene More...

Margolin Brothers – ‘Laughter on the 23rd Floor’

Greenbrier Valley Theatre, the State Professional Theatre of West Virginia, continues its run of Neil Simon’s More...

Opera House season opens with Caroline Spence, Village Harmony

The Pocahontas County Opera House opens its 2015-16 season with July performances by Nashville singer-songwriter Caroline Spence and the youthful voices..

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..

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..

What happened at the poolroom

  “Sometimes even though you are having a good time, you can’t help but to stop and think about how much you miss the old times.”   Wilbur Sharp became the owner of the poolroom on Main Street in Marlinton in 1926, located in the building he purchased from Moody Hogsett,..

From Bustle to Bust: The mystery of the old town of Watoga

Sam Arbogast’s grandfather and grandmother, Dennis and Elizabeth Simmons Dunn, in the boat they used to ferry residents to and from the old town More...

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: My name is Donnie Kopp, and I live and work in Clarksburg. I am the Circuit Clerk here in Harrison County and I am an avid bicyclist. I have a trailer over in Pendleton County and on Friday July 10, I had planned a trip from around Franklin to..

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: I wish to commend the Pocahontas County Commission on their initiative for maintaining support for the Pocahontas County Water Resources Commission.  This commission sets an important precedent for the State of West Virginia, as well as for our county.  The resources 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 29, 1915 Russell P. Wyant was over on the Creek last Saturday calling at Squire Penfield’s. Russell don’t get..

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, July 29, 1965 Fire The sawmill at Gentry’s Pin Mill at Huntersville, was completely destroyed by fire last Thursday afternoon...
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