Cains appear before Commission

Cailey Moore Staff Writer It was a packed house for the County Commission meeting June 16 as members of the community gathered to listen and speak on the various agenda items. After More...

Huntersville Traditions hosts guest speaker for West Virginia Day

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer “The news of Lincoln’s death coming over us just as we were celebrating our glorious victories caused the very senses of all loyal men to pause. More...

Delegate Campbell presents special program to BOE

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer At the board of education meeting Monday night, Delegate Denise Campbell presented information on a program utilized in Berkeley County schools. Campbell More...

Durbin Council talks trash

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer At the regular Durbin Town Council meeting June 15, councilmembers discussed con- cerns about trash collection in town. Council received a bill from 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 June 25, 2015

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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...

Preserving Pocahontas

Claude Alfred Stimeling, of Marlinton, served during World War II in the United States Army Air...

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 preceded in death by his great-grandfather, 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...

William Gowan..

William R. “Bill” Gowan made his final climb up the mountain and crossed over to his heavenly home on Thursday, June 18, 2015. Mr. Gowan was born October 9, 1924, in Morgantown. He More...

Robert McCutcheon..

Robert L. “Bob” or “Hippie” McCutcheon, Sr., age 63, of Hurricane, and formerly of Marlinton, died Tuesday, June 2, 2015, at CAMC Teays Valley Hospital. Born February 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...

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 friends here in Pocahontas..

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: Suzanne Stewart’s excellent article on the new Durbin Library has one error. She states “It began as a dream in 2007…” When I joined the Library board in 1995 people in Durbin had already been asking for a permanent library for several years. Several plans 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, June 24, 1915 Farmers wear whiskers so that they can tell when it is good growing weather. Whiskers and corn..

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, June 24, 1965 Vic Standa, of the U. S. Forest Service, Bartow Ranger Station, has an article in this month’s..
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