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Commission contributes to Green Bank Observatory

Pocahontas Memorial Hospital EMS Chief Travis Copenhaver speaks to the Pocahontas County Commission on November 18. Copenhaver discussed plans to deploy two rapid response paramedics in the county, who could arrive at an emergency scene faster than an ambulance. Copenhaver asked the Commission if two paramedic vehicles could be added under the county's liability insurance.

Pocahontas Memorial Hospital EMS Chief Travis Copenhaver speaks to the Pocahontas County Commission on November 18. Copenhaver discussed plans to deploy two rapid response paramedics More...

Property rights focus of GRWA pipeline meeting

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Attorney Joe Lovett, Executive Director of the non-profit Appalachian Mountain Advocates, speaks during a meeting in Green Bank on November 14. Lovett provided advice to landowners More...

Highland scientist leading pipeline opposition

Residents of a multi-county area formed the Dominion Pipeline Monitoring Coalition (DPMC) this fall to ensure legal and regulatory compliance by Dominion Resources and its contractors involved in the construction of a proposed gas pipeline through the area. If Dominion's pipeline proposal goes to construction, DPMC will utilize a small fleet of four aircraft, as well as ground monitoring, to assure compliance with regulatory procedures and permits. In the photo, two DPMC pilots and their planes with a number of observers and ground volunteers. Photo courtesy of the DPMC.

Residents of a multi-county area formed the Dominion Pipeline Monitoring Coalition (DPMC) this fall to ensure legal and regulatory compliance by Dominion Resources and its contractors More...

Scouts earn merit badge at NRAO

National Radio Astronomy Observatory Education Program Director SueAnn Heatherly explains to scouts in Troop 209 of Silver Springs, Maryland, how to use Play-Doh and a battery to light an LED light.  The Troop, along with Cub Scout Pack 275, visited the NRAO last weekend to earn the Electronic Merit Badge. S. Stewart photo

National Radio Astronomy Observatory Education Program Director SueAnn Heatherly explains to scouts in Troop 209 of Silver Springs, Maryland, how to use Play-Doh and a battery More...

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Huge turnout for county archery team

The 2012 Hollywood blockbuster, The Hunger Games, became so popular that it’s no longer called simply a “movie.” The Hunger Games and its three sequels now are known More...

Football coach proud of team’s effort

PCHS football coach Doug Burns supervises on the first day of football practice for the 2014 season. Third-year Head Coach Doug Burns of the Pocahontas County High School Warriors More...

Warriors win Webster Mud Bowl, 24-0

Senior Chad Burns blocks a punt in the second quarter against Webster County. Burns recovered the ball and returned it for a 43-yard TD. On a dark and stormy Halloween night More...

eTimes for November 27, 2014

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The First Aid Station at Camp Price on Droop Mountain is pictured here. Camp Price was...

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Julian H. “Abe” Phillips, known to his friends as “Jack,” enlisted in the United States Navy...

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The closing of the Federal Prison Camp at Mill Point as seen through the eyes of...

Judianna Meck

Judianna Estella Meck, infant daughter of Amos and Kelly Andrews-Meck, of Green Bank, passed away Monday, November 24, 2014, at Davis Memorial Hospital. Funeral services  2 p.m. Tuesday, November 25, More...

Helen Felton..

Helen Pearl Snyder Felton, age 82, died Sunday, November 23, 2014 at Lynn Care Center in Front Royal, Virginia. Born June 7, 1932 in Green Bank, she was a daughter of the late More...

Kenneth Meeks..

Orville Kenneth Meeks, age 75, of 85 Paddocks Drive, Ridgeway, Pennsylvania, died Sunday, November 23, 2104, at his home following a brief illness. A Prayer Service will be held More...

George Wilfong, Sr...

George Kenneth Wilfong, Sr., age 62, of Hillsboro, died Saturday, November 22, 2014, at Pocahontas Memorial Hospital in Buckeye. Born February 13, 1952 at Hillsboro, he was a 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 More...

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..

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..

First time principal brings years of experience to MES

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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..

GBHS Class of ‘64 holds reunion

Green Bank web. Class reunion The Green Bank High School Class of 1964 held its 50th reunion at the Arbovale Community Center Saturday, October 4. The organizing committee, consisting of David J. Cain, Jane Carpenter Gordon, Donna Riley Depue, Kay Sheets Bream, Lucy Brown Hughes and Norris Long, did an excellent job organizing the event and..

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, More...

Letters to the editor

Dear Editor: With regard to letters of November 12,  I enjoyed Dave Curry’s thoughtful writing.  I am somewhat prejudiced, having grown up in sight of the farm he described, but his comments are right on. I understand the viewpoint of Eddie Fletcher in the same issue but disagree with much of..

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: I write this letter in response to Dominion’s Atlantic Coast Pipeline full page ad in The Pocahontas Times November 6, 2014 issue, page 8. Headline in Dominion’s ad reads: “…we have a responsibility to make sure everyone knows the facts about this project.” I’d More...

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Can’t ‘bear’ to be away

ROSE AND HER cub, C.D., paid a visit to their old stomping ground, Point of View Farm at Beard, a couple..

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, November 19, 1914   On last Saturday a party of hunters found the freshly killed carcass of a fine young cow..

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, November 19, 1964 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp   Carl Nottingham suffered a broken heel when scaffolding around a..