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  A hunting party poses with family, friends and three white-tailed deer at an unknown location in Pocahontas County. If you can identify any of the people in this photo, More...

World War II Exhibit

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Harold Crist and his family, of Arbovale, visited the Preserving Pocahontas World War II Exhibit at Sharp’s Country Store in Slaty Fork last week. Crist enlisted in the US More...

Reward offered for information

The West Virginia State Police with assistance from the Greenbrier County Prosecutor’s Office, Greenbrier County Drug and Violent Crime Task Force and the Greenbrier County More...

Becoming An Outdoorswoman at Watoga

Participants in the DNR Become an Outdoorswoman program row a canoe across Watoga Lake on Saturday. Sixty women from across West Virginia attended the popular program this weekend. DNR instructors taught a variety of classes, including fishing, hunting, mountain biking, photography,stream ecology and several other topics.

Participants in the DNR Become an Outdoorswoman program row a canoe across Watoga Lake on Saturday. Sixty women from across West Virginia attended the popular program this weekend. More...

Warriors RB Morgan Mason scampers for 30 yards on a sweep left in Friday night's game against East Hardy.

Heartbreak at Warrior Field

#12 East Hardy gets go-ahead score with 21 seconds left in game Warriors RB Morgan Mason scampers for 30 yards on a sweep left in Friday night’s game against East Hardy. The More...

Cats scratch Warriors, 28-14

Dalton Irvine runs for a 66-yard TD in the third quarter Friday night against Pendleton County. The road weary Pocahontas County High School Warriors played their third away More...

PCHS Golf splits matches at Snowshoe

The Pocahontas County High School golf team lost its first match of the year to Notre Dame on September 2 at Raven Golf Course at Snowshoe. The Fighting Irish needed a stellar More...

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Pres. Poca 9-18 web Preserving Pocahontas

  A hunting party poses with family, friends and three white-tailed deer at an unknown location...

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Cattle are grazing on Crooked Fork (of Old Field Fork) of Elk River near Slaty Fork....

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  Pocahontas County men called into service during World War II are photographed by Cal Gay...

Virginia Grandon

Virginia Main Grandon, age 92, of Dunbar, passed away Tuesday, September 9, 2014, at Hubbard Hospice House West in South Charleston. Born January 2, 1922, in Garrison, Pennsylvania, she was a daughter More...

Julia Hale..

Julia Ann Hale, age 42, of Bartow, passed away Wednesday, September 10, 2014, at West Virginia University Medical Center in Morgantown. Born December 7, 1971, at Elkins, she More...

Carol Holbert..

Carol Ann Holbert, age 66, of Marlinton, died Monday, September 15, 2014, at Pocahontas Memorial Hospital in Buckeye. Born October 20, 1947, in New York, she was a daughter of More...

Barbara Jackson..

Barbara Ann Jackson, age 69, of Mill Point, passed away Saturday, September 13, 2014, at her home. Born June 25, 1945, at Wayne, she was a daughter of the late Emory and Martha More...

Hammons Musical Heritage Celebrations returns to Pocahontas County Opera House

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The Pocahontas County Opera House is pleased to bring back the “Hammons Musical Heritage Celebration” as More...

‘My People Was Music’ – a collection of words and music

  Mountain State Press is pleased to announce the publication of My People Was Music, a stunning collaboration of poetry, photography..

Opera House welcomes back Black Mountain Bluegrass Boys

Longtime Opera House favorite, the Black Mountain Bluegrass Boys, return to Marlinton on Saturday, August 30, at 7:30 p.m. The Black..

First time principal brings years of experience to MES

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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..

MHS Class of ’54 reunion

Marlinton High School Class of 1954 pictured l to r: Front row, Freda Underwood Thompson, Shirley Kelly Smith, Nancy Ward Currence, Barbara Varnery Kelly, Marilyn Ryder Alvaro, Doris Ella Cooper Lustine, Phyllis Shumaker Merrell and Ward Jackson. Second row, JoAnne Beverage Gardner, Kenneth Townsend, Mary Louise Bowers Workman, Dorothy Weatherholt Kellison, Patricia Landis McNeill and Robert Sheilds. Third row, Adele Friel Loudermilk, Mary Jarvis Currence, Martin Bell, Steve Smith, Fred Burns, Jr., Don Ervine and Richard Sharp. On Saturday, July 12, members of the Marlinton High School Class of 1954 gathered at the Pocahontas Community Wellness Center in Marlinton to celebrate their 60th class reunion. Classmates were greeted with the Marlinton High School Fight Song, then enjoyed sweet rolls and coffee. They found their seats by the place..

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 More...

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: I want to share some thoughts about this pipeline situation. There are a lot of facts around and that is really good because it is important to understand what is going on here where we all live or at least try to. Someone said, and it might have been..

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: Fred Fromhart, retired superintendent of Seneca State Forest, and his wife, JoAnn, of Dunmore, provided their choice of favorite wild food of Pocahontas County for a current survey seeking favorite wild foods of natives of each of West Virginia’s 55 counties. Their More...

Field Notes

Odds and ends   The summer continues to rush along toward its inevitable end.  School will start soon and homeowners will..

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, September 17, 1914 ALLEGHENY CLUB The hunting season which opens October the 15th bids fair to be an exceptionally good one...

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, September 17, 1964 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp Still terribly dry. Frost Monday and Tuesday, except where there was..