Michiganite donates to local student’s cause

After learning of the flooding in West Virginia, Veronica Setera, left, traveled from Michgan to Pocahontas County to offer her assistance. Monday, she delivered a trunk-load of school supplies to Green Bank Elementary-Middle School sixth grader Gage Wilson, right, who collected school supplies to send to students in Greenbrier County. S. Stewart photo

After learning of the flooding in West Virginia, Veronica Setera, left, traveled from Michgan to Pocahontas County to offer her assistance. Monday, she delivered a trunk-load of More...

Revamped Ramps

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When Patrick Mitchell, right, of California, visited his family in Marlinton, he naturally brought his skateboard with him. He soon noticed the ramps at the Pocahontas County More...

Tax calculator offers valuable info for School Levy

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer To assist residents in understanding tax increases if the proposed school levy is passed, the board of education office created a tax calculator More...

Temporary road closure – Rt 66 at Snowshoe

Division of Highways District Engineer Manager James A. Rossi advises that there will be a temporary closure of WV Rt. 66 in the vicinity of Snowshoe. The road will be closed More...

Bosley’s No. 77 to be retired

Durbin native Bruce Bosley began his football career at Green Bank High School, where he graduated in 1952. He played at West Virginia University from 1952-55 before moving on More...

PCHS runs with the ‘big boys’ at Elkins and Nicholas County meets

Bruce McKean Contributing writer The Pocahontas County High School track teams competed against three Class AAA, four AA and one other A school in the rescheduled  “Bob” More...

eTimes for August 25, 2016

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Preserving Pocahontas

Orville McMillion (born Sept 9, 1919) at left and Lola Gray McMillion (born Oct 19, 1917)...

Preserving Pocahontas

Seven unidentified lumberjacks pose on felled logs with their “tools of the trade” in northern Pocahontas...

Preserving Pocahontas

Portrait of Birdie Blanche Gibson Varner, of Elk Community near Slaty Fork, W.Va. She was the...

Norman McKenney

Norman Edward “Jack” McKenney, age 69, of Marlinton, passed away Wednesday, August 24, 2016, at the Meadow Garden Nursing Home in Rainelle. Family will receive friends Saturday, August 27, from 2 to More...

Gillis Olsen..

Gillis G. “Gil” Olsen, age 95, of Plantation, Florida, passed away peacefully in his sleep July 16, 2016. Gil was born May 19, 1921, in Mount Vernon, New York. When he was More...

Arlie Vaughan..

Arlie J. Vaughan, age 96, of Marlinton, died Sunday, August 21, 2016, at Pocahontas Center in Marlinton. Born November 19, 1919, at Lobelia, he was a son of the late Lovice and More...

Nancy Edens..

Nancy Chestnut Edens, age 85, of Tallahassee, Florida, went to be with the Lord Monday, August 15, 2016. Born January 6, 1931, in Huntersville, she was a daughter of the late More...

It’s our turn

Kim Morgan Dean and Melissa Robinette will perform in Greenbrier Valley Theatre’s country musical Pump Boys More...

Music at Cranberry Mountain Nature Center August 13

Set against the majestic Cranberry Mountain at the Cranberry Mountain Nature Center, hear the summer sounds of mountain heritage music with..

GVT Presents Pump Boys and Dinettes at Pocahontas County Opera House

Greenbrier Valley Theatre, the State Professional Theatre of West Virginia, will present Pump Boys and Dinettes at the Pocahontas County Opera..

Students shine at Social Studies Fair

Students shared their knowledge in the categories of anthropology, economics, geography, political science, More...

PCHS principal excited to become a Warrior

Bob Miller has had a variety of jobs in the education field. He taught math, was an assistant principal, career technical..

As it was, so it is

Stories about farmers, bears, bear hunters and dogs pepper the pages of this county’s history. Names and dates in the stories change, but the ways of the bears have pretty much remained the same. There are several bear hunters in the county today who can assist farmers who are experiencing significant..

Fatal Boiler Explosion ~ 1906

THIS PHOTO SHOWS the aftermath of the explosion, and parts of the boiler can be found today near the explosion site. Brent Moore, of Dunmore, offers this More...

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: In reference to the town’s approval of Bow Hunting/ Blind from 9/1 to 9/30 from back of the water works north. I live on Ninth Street and enjoy my front porch daily. It overlooks a lovely mea-dow-like area with trees, wild flowers and footpaths. It is bordered by Ninth..

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: Stories. It’s their personal heartfelt stories that rock me. Stories told by Native American Indians as they cry over their beloved homelands sullied by polluting mines and scarring pipelines. Stories by sickened people from nearby Fayetteville claiming out-of-state More...

Field Notes

The Naked Ladies and coneflowers are dominating the late summer flower gardens now, while the regal purple of the Ironweed reigns..

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, August 24, 1916 If you will take a stand at the forks of the road in the town of Marlinton,..

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, August 25, 1966 Sp4 Richard Doyle, who is just back from a year in Viet Nam, was honored with a..