PSC warns of Utility Billing Scam

The Public Service Commission is once again warning customers about scam phone calls being made to West Virginians from people claiming to represent utility companies. The callers More...

Elf on the Shelf adds whimsy to Christmas tradition

From left: Twighlight Sparkle, Lexie Arbogast’s Christmas elf, brought gifts his first night at her house, including a book, pudding and hot cocoa. Photo courtesy of Darlene Arbogast. Elves are known to pull pranks during their stay with the children. Olivia and Clayton Burgess’ elf, Trevor Lee, takes a toy bulldozer for a ride. Photo courtesy of Megan McGee Burgess. Heidi Cole’s elf, Louie, took time to wrap the toilet in Christmas wrapping paper. Photo courtesy of Jessie Cole

From left: Twighlight Sparkle, Lexie Arbogast’s Christmas elf, brought gifts his first night at her house, including a book, pudding and hot cocoa. Photo courtesy of Darlene More...

Students excel at county Math Field Day

Fourth through ninth grade students converged on Pocahontas County High School last week to participate in the county Math Field Day event. Each year, students put their mathematical More...

Flaw discovered in Marlinton water plant design

Plant Manager Dale McKenney in the Marlinton Water Plant. Engineers have advised the Town Council to upgrade the aging plant or face the possibility of a total malfunction.

Plant Manager Dale McKenney in the Marlinton Water Plant. Engineers have advised the Town Council to upgrade the aging plant or face the possibility of a total malfunction. Marlinton More...

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Spectacular comeback win for Warriors

Warrior Coliseum was rocking Tuesday night when the Pocahontas County High School Warriors basketball team staged an amazing come-from-behind victory over the Pendleton County More...

Bath’s answer to PCHS Press: commit 33 turnovers and 31 fouls

The 2014-2015 Pocahontas County High School Girls Basketball Team. Front row, left to right: Michelle Murphy, Sarah Ryder, Olivia Knisley, Natalie Hartzell, Tristan Day, Bobbie More...

Warriors impressive in pre-season action

The 2014-2015 Pocahontas County High School Boys Basketball Team. Front row, left to right: J.D. Hensler, Stephen Mick, Cary Robertson, Adam Irvine, Braxton Rider and Dalton More...

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Preserving Pocahontas

A lone car of lumber rests at Burruss Lumber Company on December 20, 1978. William P....

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  A group of students during recess at Mount Pleasant School which was also known as...

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  The 1932-33 Green Bank High School Senior Class organization, the Washington Club, pictured on their...

Jerry Kerr

Jerry Wayne Kerr, age 58, of Bartow, passed away Wednesday, December 17, 2014, at his home surrounded by his family. Family will receive friends Friday, December 19, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Thornwood Community More...

Boyd Wright..

Boyd Hull “Coonie” Wright, age 82, of Durbin, passed away Thursday, December 18, 2014, at his home. Family will receive friends Friday, December 19, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Wallace More...

Bernice Taylor..

Bernice Ellen Hamed Taylor, age 91, of Princeton, formerly of Arbovale, passed away Wednesday, December 17, 2014, at Princeton Health Care in Princeton. Memorial service is Monday, More...

Louise Lockman..

Louise Catherine Lockman, of Lima Estates, Pennsylvania, formerly of Norwood, Pennsylvania, passed away peacefully Wednesday, December 10, 2014, following a brief illness, just More...

Raya Brass Band brings Balkan beat to Marlinton

The flavor of the Balkans, by way of Brooklyn, will come to the Pocahontas County Opera House Saturday, November More...

Fiddle Fare fiddlers revealed

The Pocahontas County Opera House has announced the names of the four fiddlers who will provide music for the Fiddle Fare..

Opera House features ‘Cameos of Civil War Women’

Seldom-told stories of the women of the American Civil War will come to life on the stage of the Pocahontas County..

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..

GBHS Class of ‘64 holds reunion

Green Bank web. Class reunion The Green Bank High School Class of 1964 held its 50th reunion at the Arbovale Community Center Saturday, October 4. The organizing committee, consisting of David J. Cain, Jane Carpenter Gordon, Donna Riley Depue, Kay Sheets Bream, Lucy Brown Hughes and Norris Long, did an excellent job organizing the event and..

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, More...

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: I’m writing to thank Pocahontas County residents for their generosity in helping needy children worldwide this Christmas season. Together we were able to collect 12,128 shoeboxes – filled with toys, school supplies and hygiene items – for Operation Christmas Child, the world’s largest Christmas project of its kind. For..

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: Our local volunteer fire departments provide absolutely essential service to our community, protecting our lives and property. In a big county with a scattered population this is a very difficult task. Without their volunteer effort we would be at greater risk More...

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Storm Ducks

Don’t you just hate it when the weatherman is right? Take for instance, the snowstorm predicted for November 26th, the day..

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, December 17, 1914 A big mercantile house in Philadelphia went into the hands of a receiver some days since, who,..

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, December 17, 1964 Bears Lame Paw Charles Sheets had saved the story of Lame Paw and asked us to reprint..