State senate passes bill to allow drug screen of TANF applicants

The West Virginia Senate voted 32-2 Tuesday to establish a three-year statewide pilot program that would provide for the drug screening and testing of applicants for benefits from More...

BOE hears plans for adult welding class

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer At the Pocahontas County Board of Education meeting Monday night, Superintendent Terrence Beam gave a report on a proposed adult welding class which More...

A stanza above the rest – Poetry Out Loud winners

At the Pocahontas County High School Poetry Out Loud recitation, senior Emily Boothe, left, won first place, and sophomore Mary Grace Rich, right, won second. Boothe will compete at the state level in March. S. Stewart photo

At the Pocahontas County High School Poetry Out Loud recitation, senior Emily Boothe, left, won first place, and sophomore Mary Grace Rich, right, won second. Boothe will compete More...

Frankford Vet reopens for Monday operation

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THE FRANKFORD VETERINARY Hospital office in Marlinton is located in the Humane Society building, south of the ARC building on Second Avenue. Office hours are Monday and Wednesday, More...

Warriors win two out of three

Pocahontas County High School senior JD Hensler moves in for a basket in the game against Tygarts Valley High School last Wednesday. The Warriors defeated the Bulldogs by a final More...

Hensler top scorer in Senior Night game

PCHS Senior J.D. Hensler goes for a layup against a Moorefield Yellow Jacket defender at the Senior Night game last Thursday. Hensler was the top scorer, putting a total of 32 More...

Ryder breaks PCHS game rebounding record

PCHS Junior Sarah Ryder broke the school’s game rebound record last Thursday night, when she grabbed a total of 27 rebounds during the game against Moorefield. Photo courtesy More...

eTimes for February 11, 2016

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Preserving Pocahontas

Composite of students at Campbelltown Elementary School, Grades 1, 2 and 3, School Year 1950-51. Pictured,...

Preserving Pocahontas

A new ambulance at the Marlinton Volunteer Fire Department is being being shown off here by...

Preserving Pocahontas

Portrait of Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Nottingham with their children, Neal, Gaynelle and Goldie, of Boyer,...

David Sparks

David Wayne Sparks, age 91, of Marlinton, passed away Tuesday, February 2, 2016, at Pocahontas Memorial Hospital in Buckeye. Born October 9, 1924, at Pence Springs, he was a son of the late Jonah Roy and More...

Sarah Mullenax..

Sarah Mullenax, age 88, of Durbin, passed away Tuesday, February 9, 2016, at the home of her grandson, Mike Vance. Graveside service is Saturday, February 13,11 a.m. at the Arbovale More...

Harold Lambert..

Harold E. Lambert, age 80, of Elk Mountain, passed away Tuesday, February 9, 2016, at his home. Funeral service will be Saturday, February 13, 2 p.m. at Wallace and Wallace Funeral More...

Nancy Hefner..

Nancy Louise Hefner, age 76, of Neola, passed away early Tuesday morning, February 2, 2016, Lewis-Gale Alleghany Hospital in Low Moor, Virginia. Born November 23, 1939, in Healing More...

Elk River Ramblers and Viney Mountain Bluegrass Boys share Opry Night Stage

The annual Opry Night at the Pocahontas County Opera House has come to represent some of the best bluegrass More...

GVT announces 49th season

Greenbrier Valley Theatre, the State Professional Theatre of West Virginia, is proud to announce its 49th season. Greenbrier Valley Theatre’s 2016..

Play Festival auditions

Auditions for the upcoming Opera House Playfest will be held Wednesday, December 30, from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Marlinton..

Exchange students broaden horizons

Pocahontas County High School has two new students for the second semester. Juan Pinto, of Columbia, left; and Seungju “Julia” Lee, of South Korea, right. Senior Lara Baudler, center, and her family are hosting Lee during her stay in Pocahontas County. S. Stewart photo

Pocahontas County High School has two new students for the second semester. Juan Pinto, of Columbia, left; and More...

From Bull Dog to Red Devil, it’s all red and white for HES principal

Hillsboro Elementary School principal Joe Arbogast didn’t have to travel far to find a school where he could get his feet..

A ‘Big Bang’ of a beginning but, as yet, no end to the story

NRAO and life in the Quiet Zone   “There are times when silence has the loudest voice” – Leroy Brownlow   Visitors swarm year-round to Pocahontas County to visit its many and varied attractions, from  Snowshoe Mountain Resort to local fairs and festivals. Many people make for much noise. In the..

Respect returned

“They deserve to be remembered,”caretaker Frank Gravely often said of veterans interred at Mountain View Cemetery. Gravely put flags on more More...

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: RE: Common Core Although not cursory because my Palmer method wasn’t up to par at age 12, this is hand-printed. I read “with fear and trembling” the Board of Education report on Common Core. Hopefully we have not become such a digital species that cursory writing and the multiplication..

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: What does the state of West Virginia want to be known for when it comes to its children? Whenever I see a pregnant lady smoking, I find myself asking this question. More than one in four women in our state smoke while pregnant. This is the highest pregnancy smoking More...

Great Backyard Bird Count starts Friday

It’s that time again. A time when you get to be a scientist, collect valuable data in real time, and then..

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, February 10, 1916 We have had a cold, damp, moist, unpleasant winter and it has just about got our goat...

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, February 10, 1966 Mrs. Hallie Vanosdale, of Boyer, suffered some broken ribs in a fall on icy steps at her..
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