Governor Tomblin issues Statewide State of Preparedness

Governor urges all West Virginians to take steps to say safe during potential severe weather Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has issued a statewide “State of Preparedness,” mobilizing More...

Winter Storm Watch

The National Weather Service in Charleston has issued a Winter Storm Watch for Pocahontas and Randolph counties. A Freezing Rain Advisory is in effect until 1 p.m. Tuesday. The More...

Maxwelton VA clinic re-opens Friday

Beckley Veterans Administration Hospital Director Karin L. McGraw announced on Monday that repairs to improve the air quality at the Maxwelton Veterans Community Clinic in Greenbrier More...

FRN helping families cope in hard times

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Volunteers for the Family Resource Network in Marlinton help unload boxes of groceries at the FRN office on Monday. Every month, the Pocahontas County FRN, Senior Citizens and More...

Change in girls basketball schedule

Region II Section 2 Girls’ Basketball Pairings:     Game 1 has been rescheduled for Monday, February 23,  (5)Paw Paw at (4) Moorefield Time TBD  More...

Lady Warriors

Lady Warriors will play first sectional game at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, February 24, at PCHS, Bruce McKean Contributing Writer Please note that some sectional play dates have been More...

Lady Warriors JV take Harman Varsity 51-26

PCHS junior Kayleigh Arbogast, seen here in action against Van last year, was the Lady Warriors’ JV leading scorer against Harman on January 27. Bruce McKean Contributing More...

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Preserving Pocahontas

Panoramic photo of students and teachers in front of Green Bank District High School at Green...

Preserving Pocahontas

A sheep drive on Seneca Trail through the Beard Farm in Hillsboro. This photo was probably...

Preserving Pocahontas

The Women’s Sunday School Class at Frost Methodist Church, probably around 1960. The teacher was Rev....

Gertrude Gardner

Gertrude “Trudy” Moss Gardner, age 88, of Columbus, Ohio, passed away Tuesday, February 17, 2015. She was born May 23, 1926, in Pocahontas County. Trudy met and married the love of her life, Harrison More...

Donella Madison..

Donella D. Madison, age 72, of Mathews, Virginia, formerly of Marlinton, died Sunday, February 22, 2015, at Riverside Convalescent Center in Mathews. Born November 4, 1942, More...

Timothy Pyles..

Timothy Gay Pyles, age 70, passed on to farm the great hills of Heaven on Saturday, February 21, 2015. Formerly of Pocahontas County, Timothy was born in Charleston, but settled More...

Virginia Webb..

Virginia Ryalls Webb, age 74, of Arbovale, passed away Friday, February 20, 2015, at her home. Born April 20, 1940, in Charleston, she was a daughter of the late Elmer “Richard” More...

Casting call for Sherlock Holmes play

The Pocahontas Drama Workshop is looking for a few good men and a couple of women for the spring production More...

Raya Brass Band brings Balkan beat to Marlinton

The flavor of the Balkans, by way of Brooklyn, will come to the Pocahontas County Opera House Saturday, November 8, at..

Fiddle Fare fiddlers revealed

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

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..

Water Witching

Reprinted from January 21, 1965 edition of The Pocahontas Times Water witching has bobbed up in conversations several times the past few months so we began to look for some information on the subject. Did you know there is a fraternity of water witchers, known as the American Society of Dowsers..

Remembering One Little General Store

Gibbs Kinderman Traveling Rt. 219 Country general stores were the center of community life a hundred years ago along what is now US 219 in West Virginia. More...

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: I am writing in regards to Jamie Walker’s comments about the pipeline, specifically: “I’ve drank probably out of every creek in this county at some point in time. Ain’t none of it killed me yet. I’ve watched the trees grow. But ain’t none of that put one single dollar..

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: Slaves represented half of all property wealth in the South in 1860. Slaves provided the energy that fueled the southern agriculture-based economy including export of cotton for northern and European textile industries. Political interests revolved around maintaining More...

Field Notes

By the Numbers It’s that time of year again. Hunting season is mostly over and fishing season will have to wait..

100-Years-Ago

Thursday,February 25, 1915 Monday night a big square boulder weighing about four tons loosed its hold on the mountain and came..

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, February 25, 1965 The weather has been see-sawing back and forth from mild to sub-zero. Two below was reported at..