Mon Forest Update 6/30/16

Current Status Management of the emergency flood response on the Monongahela National Forest is under the command of Jim Grant’s Type 2 Eastern Area Incident Management Team More...

Pocahontas County included in federal disaster declaration

According to Emergency Management Director Michael O’Brien, Pocahontas County has been included in President Obama’s federal disaster declaration. Individual Assistance More...

Don’t call ’em lumberjacks, they’re wood hicks

Sitting among his collection of logging artifacts and a model of a West Virginia logging town, Rich Pawling, of Rich Pawling History Alive!, plays mandolin as he sings a Ralph Stanley song during the Cass Logging Days Sunday. Pawling told the history of wood hicks and life in logging towns like the one at the former town of Spruce near Cass. S. Stewart photo

Sitting among his collection of logging artifacts and a model of a West Virginia logging town, Rich Pawling, of Rich Pawling History Alive!, plays mandolin as he sings a Ralph More...

‘It was a long 12 hours there’

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer While creeks and streams were spilling out of their banks and into fields and roads in Pocahontas County Thursday, White Sulphur Springs received 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...

Warriors win in extra innings

Caleb Mullenax TURNs up the heat against Richwood on Monday evening. The PCHS Warriors defeated the Lumberjacks by 6 to 5 in extra innings. Photo courtesy of Stephanie Barkley After More...

eTimes for June 30, 2016

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Preserving Pocahontas

Sam Brill’s 1956 Majorettes are in dress uniform on the football field behind Marlinton High School....

Preserving Pocahontas

The Minnehaha Springs Homemakers Club Float features the Indian Princess Pocahontas in an early Pioneer Days...

Preserving Pocahontas

Robert Lee McComb, Jr. was born in Marlinton November 24, 1948, the son of Robert L....

Mary Kelley

Mary Ann Kelley, age 99, of Marlinton, passed away Wednesday, June 29, 2016, at Pocahontas Memorial Hospital in Buckeye. Funeral service is Saturday, July 2, 1 p.m. at Kimble Funeral Home in Marlinton More...

Jerry Schoolcraft..

Jerry Gilpin Schoolcraft, SR., age 84, of Buckeye, died Tuesday, June 28, 2016, at Peyton Hospice House in Lewisburg. Family will receive friends Thursday, June 30, from 7 to More...

Bernice Sharp..

Bernice Sharp, age 87, of Coolville, Ohio, passed away Tuesday, June 21, 2016, at O’Bleness Memorial Hospital in Athens, Ohio. Born August 7, 1928, in Pendleton County, More...

Johnny Hollandsworth..

Johnny Hollandsworth, age 65, of Waynesboro, Virginia, went to be with the Lord Friday, June 24, 2016, at Augusta Health in Fishersville, Virginia. Born July 31, 1950, in Oregon, More...

Opera House hosts Season Preview Party

The Pocahontas Opera House will host its first ever season preview from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 17. The More...

Gary Reid takes stage as Carter Stanley in ‘Life of Sorrow’

The Pocahontas County Opera House presents Gary Reid’s original, one-man play “A Life of Sorrow, the Life and Times of Carter..

PlayFest coming to the Opera House

If you had the chance to choose your final words, what would you write? Find out how Lynn, a death row..

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..

Reunions

Hamp Cook Family: Saturday, July 2, noon, at 1208 Second Avenue, Marlinton, by the Greenbrier River. Bring a covered dish and lawn chairs. 44th Annual Gibson Family: Sunday, July 3, noon at the Slaty Fork Community Center. Denver and Dollie Underwood Family: Saturday, July 9, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at..

Cemetery Donations

Donations for the upkeep of the following cemeteries may be made to: Beaver Creek Cemetery – Nancy McComb Smithson, 641 Violet Road, Marlinton, WV 24954. Bethel More...

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: Last week’s letter from the West Virginia Veterans Home acknowledging the gift of 328 puzzles was a very nice gesture from Administrator Tom McBride. However, the credit for this endeavor should not have been in my name. The credit for this project goes to Butch Stone, of Dunmore, a..

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor and friends: On behalf of the West Virginia Veterans Home and the Veterans we are honored to serve, please accept our heartfelt thanks and appreciation for your generous help in assisting Rick Wooddell in the collection and donation of 328 puzzles for our residents. Donations More...

Field Notes

Potpourri Lots to talk about in the natural world this week, so let’s take a quick look-see at the world around..

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, June 22, 1916 TO WEST VIRGINIA June 20th And on that day, no loving arms Reached forth, the newborn child..

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, June 23, 1966 Attending a football-basketball camp at Camp Lynn, beyond Morgantown, last week were Billy Graham and Steve Jack,..
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