S.E. Youth Football League expels Pocahontas player

Anita Workman and her son Keaton Baldwin. Baldwin was expelled from the South Eastern Youth Football League three weeks ago. The mother claims the expulsion was unjustified and is seeking an apology from league officials.

Anita Workman and her son Keaton Baldwin. Baldwin was expelled from the South Eastern Youth Football League three weeks ago. The mother claims the expulsion was unjustified and More...

Jansky lecturer explores the history of the universe

Third time was a charm when 2013 Karl G. Jansky Lectureship winner Dr. Charles Bennett gave his lecture Friday at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory in Green Bank. The More...

Mon Power installs new equipment to lessen outages

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Loosing power is a burden – a burden the residents of Pocahontas County have suffered numerous times in the past few years. Whether it was from bad storms or downed trees, More...

Whooo doesn’t love owls?

Pocahontas County Nature Club hosts owl talk Naturalist, birder and nature photographer Doug Jolley, of Braxton County, shared his knowledge on and photography of owls at the More...


PCHS soccer teams win sectional matches

Boys and Girls advance to Sectional Championship games on Thursday in Summersville SOCCER REPORT FROM BOYS HEAD COACH CULLY MCCURDY   Sectionals opened on Tuesday at Nicholas More...

Warriors crush Tygarts Valley, 44-6

The Pocahontas County Warriors hosted the Tygarts Valley Bulldogs for their Homecoming football game on Friday night. The 44-6 victory for the Warriors was entirely predictable. Pocahontas More...

Big night for PCHS soccer at Stillwell Park

PCHS senior Phillip Green races around a Petersburg Viking defender. The Pocahontas County Warrior soccer squads treated a large crowd at Stillwell Park last Thursday to two More...

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Pres. Poca. web 10-9-14 Preserving Pocahontas

Students and teacher at the Alderney School. This school was located on Back Mountain Road at...

Pres. Poca web 10-2 Preserving Pocahontas

A group of upper grade students at Green Bank Academy in 1905-06. The teacher was Professor...

Preservation News

Huntersville Tradition Days is going on this weekend and Preserving Pocahontas will be there on Saturday...

Lawrence Barlow

Lawrence Robert “Bob” Barlow, age 72, of Marlinton, died Monday, October 20, 2014, at Cabell Huntington Hospital in Huntington. Born July 1, 1942, at Marlinton, he was a son of the late Ward Richard More...

Mary Beard..

Mary Alice Young Beard, age 87, of Hillsboro, died Wednesday, October 15, 2014, at Woodhaven Nursing Home in Blue Ridge, Virginia. Born January 18, 1927, at Lewisburg, she was More...

Louverna Dale..

Louverna Trent Dale, age 83, of Mill Creek, passed away Saturday, October 18, 2014, at her home. Born September 2, 1931, at Second Creek, Monroe County, she was a daughter of More...

Kevin Gillispie..

Kevin Dean Gillispie, HMCS retired Navy, age 47, of Waynesboro, Virginia, passed away Monday, October 13, 2014, in Waynesboro, Virginia. Born January 20, 1967, in Staunton, Virginia, More...

Fiddle Fare fiddlers revealed

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

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..

Hammons Musical Heritage Celebrations returns to Pocahontas County Opera House

The Pocahontas County Opera House is pleased to bring back the “Hammons Musical Heritage Celebration” as part of Marlinton’s Autumn Harvest..

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..

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, Marilyn Ryder Alvaro, Doris Ella Cooper Lustine, Phyllis Shumaker Merrell and Ward Jackson. Second row, JoAnne Beverage Gardner, Kenneth Townsend, Mary Louise Bowers Workman, Dorothy Weatherholt Kellison, Patricia Landis McNeill and Robert Sheilds. Third row, Adele Friel Loudermilk, Mary Jarvis Currence, Martin Bell, Steve Smith, Fred Burns, Jr., Don Ervine and Richard Sharp. On Saturday, July 12, members of the Marlinton High School Class of 1954 gathered at the Pocahontas Community Wellness Center in Marlinton to celebrate their 60th class reunion. Classmates were greeted with the Marlinton High School Fight Song, then enjoyed sweet rolls and coffee. They found their seats by the place..

Bad Men of Greenbrier

Pocahontas Sheriff and Deputy Take Them July 1914 In June 1913, Theodore Hoke, aged fifty years, and Jesse Hoke, his son, ages 24 years, were tried in More...

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: As a property owner I attended one of the Dominion Gas Atlantic Coast Pipeline Open Houses last month. The company reps were friendly, helpful and answered questions readily and the aerial maps of the area overlaid with tax map property boundaries within the path being studied for the proposed..

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: Saturday was an absolutely beautiful day for the 2014 Roadkill Cook-off and Autumn Harvest Festival in Marlinton, sponsored by the Pocahontas County Chamber of Commerce.  With an estimated 15,000 to 18,000 people in attendance, it was a fantastic showcase day More...

Field Notes

Last Friday, it rained lightly all day.  First time in a long time that we have seen that.  Not a lot..


Thursday, October 15, 1914 Kenny Weiford’s family, of Warwick, has been stricken with a scourge of typhoid fever. On September 5th,..


Thursday, October 15, 1964 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp   The Department of Natural Resources announces that a..