Notice: Hillsboro water tank painting

The Town of Hillsboro is having the inside of its water tank painted. The work began Monday, July 27, and will continue for two weeks. Drinking water will still be available to More...

GVEDC meets in the county

The Greenbrier Economic Development Corporation, which serves Greenbrier, Monroe and Pocahontas counties, convened its meeting at The Inn at Mountain Quest in Frost Thursday. GVEDC More...

Snowshoe power outage not a planned event

MonPower alerted customers in the Buckeye, Cass, Dunmore, Marlinton, Minnehaha Springs and Stony Bottom areas well in advance of last week’s planned power outage. But when More...

Improved Broadband – not such a broad stretch

The Rural Electrification Act of 1936 was intended “to light the nation by supplying the infrastructure and funding to electrify isolated U.S. farms.” TVA: Electricity for More...

Burns plays in All-Star Football Classic

2015 PCHS grad Chad Burns, right, with his dad and high school football coach, Doug. Chad Burns was selected to play in the 2015 WCHS Fox-11 North-South All-Star Football Classic More...

Friel inducted into Softball Hall of Fame

Elaine Friel, of Haymarket, Virginia, formerly of Marlinton, was inducted into the Washington Metropolitan Slow Pitch Softball Hall of Fame February 9. Her parents, Elmer and More...

Shots don’t drop for Lady Warriors

Bruce McKean Contributing Writer I pulled out the 2014-15 Girls Basketball Coaches Association preseason poll and looked at the Class A rankings to see how well they predicted More...

eTimes for July 23, 2015

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Preserving Pocahontas

A group of young women and men, some with musical instruments, are seated outside near Green...

Preserving Pocahontas

Clark Kellison was born September 3, 1844 in the Swago Community near Buckeye, then the State...

Preserving Pocahontas

A wagon loaded with Pioneer Days visitors arrives in the parking lot at the Pocahontas County...

Allie Cook

Allie O’Dell Cook, age 79, of Hillsboro, passed away Thursday, July 16, 2015, at Roanoke Memorial Hospital in Roanoke, Virginia. Born April 8, 1936, at Bentree, she was a daughter of the late Cecil More...

Loran Kelly..

Loran O. Kelley, age 92, of Green Bank, died Tuesday, July 14, 2015, at Nella’s Nursing Home, Inc., in Elkins. Born August 2, 1922, at Jane Lew, he was a son of the late Eugene More...

Walter McMillion..

Walter Franklin “Bud” McMillion, Sr., age 78, of Marlinton, passed away Monday, July 20, 2015, at his home. Born July 29, 1936, in Marlinton, he was a son of the late Walter More...

Robert Warwick..

Robert Matthew Warwick, age 51, of Lynchburg, Virginia, formerly of Marlinton, died Saturday, July 18, 2015, at his home. Born July 30, 1963, in Marlinton, he was a son of Juanita More...

Margolin Brothers – ‘Laughter on the 23rd Floor’

Greenbrier Valley Theatre, the State Professional Theatre of West Virginia, continues its run of Neil Simon’s More...

Opera House season opens with Caroline Spence, Village Harmony

The Pocahontas County Opera House opens its 2015-16 season with July performances by Nashville singer-songwriter Caroline Spence and the youthful voices..

Season heats up on stage at the Opera House

This summer, the Opera House season heats up with the return of a few perennial favorites, as well as an exciting..

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..

What happened at the poolroom

  “Sometimes even though you are having a good time, you can’t help but to stop and think about how much you miss the old times.”   Wilbur Sharp became the owner of the poolroom on Main Street in Marlinton in 1926, located in the building he purchased from Moody Hogsett,..

From Bustle to Bust: The mystery of the old town of Watoga

Sam Arbogast’s grandfather and grandmother, Dennis and Elizabeth Simmons Dunn, in the boat they used to ferry residents to and from the old town More...

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: My name is Donnie Kopp, and I live and work in Clarksburg. I am the Circuit Clerk here in Harrison County and I am an avid bicyclist. I have a trailer over in Pendleton County and on Friday July 10, I had planned a trip from around Franklin to..

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: I wish to commend the Pocahontas County Commission on their initiative for maintaining support for the Pocahontas County Water Resources Commission.  This commission sets an important precedent for the State of West Virginia, as well as for our county.  The resources More...

Field Notes

The summer solstice has come and gone, and already days are slowly beginning to get shorter. We are starting the long,..

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, July 22, 1915 THE ATTITUDE OF THE SANE TOWARD THE INSANE Dr. Susan A. Price, of Williamsburg, Va., who has..

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, July 22, 1965 Within the past few weeks quite a few purebred and registered prospective Angus Herd Sires have been..
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