David Flemming

Commission declares RAD petition complete

The formal process to create a quasi-municipality at Snowshoe called a resort area district (RAD) took a step forward during the Pocahontas County Commission meeting on April 15. During More...

GBEMS students collect goods for animal shelter

Green Bank Elementary-Middle School students collected food, treats and toys for the dogs and cats at the Pocahontas County Animal Shelter. From left, Troy Lusk, Haley Bennett, AmeriCorps Kristen Shinaberry, Hallie Kane and Justin Jackson stand with some of the donations given. S. Stewart photo

Green Bank Elementary-Middle School students collected food, treats and toys for the dogs and cats at the Pocahontas County Animal Shelter. From left, Troy Lusk, Haley Bennett, More...

Gardner receives Dell scholarship

It’s that time of year again. Seniors are scrambling to apply for scholarships as they prepare for the next step in their education. For Pocahontas County High School senior More...

Durbin Council appoints new member

Durbin Town Council appointed Sheila Varner as new councilmember at its monthly meeting April 15. The seat was left vacant in March when Danielle Findley resigned to be town More...

PCHS Warrior Judd Walther safely steals third base against Bath County on April 17. His father, PCHS Head Coach Richard Walther, stands on the left.

Warrior bats fall silent in Bath County

Mullenax saves team from no-hitter with single in fifth PCHS Warrior Judd Walther safely steals third base against Bath County on April 17. His father, PCHS Head Coach Richard More...

Pics: Warriors sweep doubleheader from Union

PCHS catcher Morgan Mason arrives safely after stealing third base against the Union Tigers on April 12. Mason is one of seven freshmen on the Warriors’ 14-man roster. More...

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David Flemming

Preserving Pocahontas

This double wedding took place on New Year’s Day 1913 near Arbovale, W.Va. Back row: Rev....

Pres. Poca Preserving Pocahontas

This great photograph from the Pocahontas County Fair in the 1920s comes from Maxie Gum, of...

Pres. Poca web Preserving Pocahontas

The photograph of Camp Black Mountain, F-15, Marlinton, W.Va. was probably taken shortly after its construction...

Betty Galford

Betty Jo Galford, of Marlinton, died Saturday, April 5, 2014, following an extended illness. Born November 15, 1944, at Marlinton, she was a daughter of the late Guy and Gladys Friel. Betty was a member More...

Larry Strader..

Larry Ray “Bigg Dogg” Strader, age 67, of Buckeye, passed away Thursday, April 17, 2014, at his home. Born August 20, 1946, at Richwood, he was a son of the late Gerald Strader More...

Raymond Sutton..

Raymond M. Sutton, age 92, of St. Albans, died Saturday, April 19, 2014, at Hubbard House in Charleston. Born July 18, 1921, at Alvon, he was a son of the late Francis and Bessie More...

Elma Biggs..

Elma Shinaberry Biggs, age 81, of Clifton Forge, Virginia, died Sunday, April 6, 2014, at LewisGale Hospital – Alleghany, Low Moor, Virginia. Born April 26, 1932, in Marlinton, More...

AMR 12th annual bluegrass jamboree

It is going to be a rocking good time in Bath County on Saturday, April 12, when WCHG, Allegheny Mountain Radio More...

Cross-dressing comedy to kick-off GVT’s mainstage season

Greenbrier Valley Theatre will kick-off its 47th season with the Mark Twain farce Is He Dead? Set in 1840s France, Is..

WV Jazz Orchestra brings swingin’ classics back to the Opera House

The West Virginia Jazz Orchestra brings its classic jazz stylings to the Pocahontas County Opera House on Saturday, April 12, at..

BOE says ‘yes’ to fifth grade move, again

At the board of education meeting Monday night, concerned parents and teachers voiced their opinions on the More...

Students shine at Social Studies Fair

Students in grades four through eight presented projects in a variety of categories at the county Social Studies Fair March 14..

A fire, a fly and a rainy afternoon

Rain didn't dampen the spirits of these fly-fishermen and women Saturday who attended the Orvis class at the Pocahontas Fish and Game Adventures’ cabin on Stony Creek. Pictured, l to r: Paul Hicks, of Parkersburg, property co-owner Roger Trusler, of Marlinton, Carol Greening, of Belpre, Ohio, Scott Fisher, of Lower Salem, Ohio, Dave Carpenter, of Little Hocking, Ohio, Bob Hicks, of Parkersburg, and property co-owner Ernie Shaw, of Marlinton. J. Graham photo “The two best times to fish is when it’s rainin’ and when it ain’t.” ~ Patrick F. McManus The fairly steady rain on Saturday was nothing short of miserable for folks who had to be outside. But no matter the weather in Pocahontas County, there is always something interesting  going on –..

Jane Huppert, stage manager extraordinaire

  A slender figure dressed in black moves silently across the dark Opera House stage, pausing occasionally to perform a task in the shadows, then More...

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: Beginning with the end of March black bears with their cubs will be leaving their dens and wandering around.  Often the sow will leave the den before one or more of her cubs can keep up with her.  These cubs may be abandoned.  Especially in large litters the size..

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: In a March 6 letter to the editor in support of the National Monument proposal, it was stated that Mountain State anglers are too concerned about rivers to sit back and watch the federal government hand control of public land over to outside organizations and big More...

CD Rose log best 19 Ap 14

Into the woods

  MAMA BEAR ROSE and her three-month-old cub, CD, said good-bye to their den at Point of View Farm at Beard Saturday and..


Thursday,  April 9, 1914 The month of March was the coldest known in this part of the country for sixteen years..


Thursday, April 16, 1964 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp Ollie Tacy, of Cass, wasn’t able to buck the snowdrifts as..