Traffic stop ends in tragedy

West Virginia State Police Office of Public Affairs Lt. Michael Baylous On Friday, May 15, 2015, at approximately 10:16 p.m., Senior Trooper R. A. Waid, of the Marlinton Detachment, More...

Farmers Market news

By Renae Picarsic The Pocahontas County Farmer’s Market has three great locations throughout the county. Our Linwood, located in the parking lot of the Linwood Library at base More...

Spanish students sizzle at Foreign Language Festival

Students shared their culinary creations in the food competition portion of the Foreign Language Festival Saturday. Judges were agriculture education teacher Erwin Berry, right, assistant principal Michael Adkins and his wife, Asaco. S. Stewart photo

Students shared their culinary creations in the food competition portion of the Foreign Language Festival Saturday. Judges were agriculture education teacher Erwin Berry, right, More...

Durbin Council continues struggle with financial issues

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer In the few months since Donald Peck resigned from his position as Durbin mayor to become the town treasurer, council has been working diligently 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...

Warriors fall to Yellowjackets, 60-55

After the Lady Warriors’ big win at Dunmore March 7, many of the fans headed up Rt. 28 to Petersburg to watch the Warrior boys take on #1 seed Moorefield in a Region 2, Section More...

eTimes for May 21, 2015

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Preserving Pocahontas

Frank W. Harper and workers kilning brick on Hamilton Hill in Marlinton around the turn of...

Mr. and Mrs. Walter Mann are pictured with their family on the porch of the Mann...

Preserving Pocahontas

Sisters Gladys and Marjorie Warwick were the children of Otis D. Warwick and Annie May Carter...

Lola Slayton

Lola M. Slayton, age 53, of Ellenwood, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at the Atlanta VA Medical Center, following a nine month illness. Born June 15, 1961, in Marlinton, she was a daughter More...

Peggy Landis..

Peggy A. Landis, age 72, of Hillsboro, passed away Tuesday, January 20, 2015, at Pocahontas Center in Marlinton. Born October 14, 1942, in Marlinton, she was a daughter of the More...

Elmer Friel..

Elmer Charles Friel, age 82, of Marlinton, passed away Wednesday, May 13, 2015, at Pocahontas Memorial Hospital in Buckeye, from complications of multiple myeloma. Born February More...

Elmer C “Coach” Frie..

 Elmer Charles Friel 82, of Marlinton passed away May 13, 2015 at Pocahontas Memorial Hospital.  Born February 7, 1933 at Marlinton and was a son of the late Arthur Samuel More...

Srodes publishes first book, ‘Phoebe and Earl’

A love story. A sports story. A tragedy.   Everyone has a story. Many pass from one generation to the next More...

Celebrate Memorial Day with Ladies for Liberty

The Pocahontas County Opera House will present a swinging, patriotic performance by the Ladies for Liberty Saturday, May 23, at 7:30..

Music sets dramatic mood for ‘The Final Adventure’

“I play the violin when I’m thinking”  ~Sherlock Holmes   The haunting strains of violin music fill the air of the..

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..

Srodes publishes first book, ‘Phoebe and Earl’

A love story. A sports story. A tragedy.   Everyone has a story. Many pass from one generation to the next – around the kitchen table, in porch rockers or, perhaps, whispered in private.  Joel Srodes, of Marlinton, found a most fascinating story in a box – a box containing newspaper..

Richard Harry “Dick” Knapp 1847 – 1889

The Pocahontas Times, January 9, 1890 Dick Knapp, very mysteriously disappeared from his home near Edray a few weeks ago, and a short time after, was reported More...

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: Soon the residents of the town of Marlinton will have an opportunity to voice their opinions on who will lead their town into the future. Election Day is Tuesday, June 9. Before making a decision about who you will vote for in this important election, the Marlinton Woman’s Club..

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: I just have to express my appreciation for a 13-year-old, whose wisdom far outweighs that of many seasoned politicians who are supposed to be leading our great nation. Trevor Wilson must produce pride in the hearts and minds of his parents, his seventh-grade teacher More...

Field Notes

What do the following organisms have in common?  Starlings, kudzu, multiflora rose, Asian Lady beetles, English sparrows, chestnut blight and gypsy..

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, May 20, 1915 Boys should be taught to speak the truth, to ride a horse, and to shoot a gun...

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, May 20, 1965 Joe McNeel, of Mill Point, killed a snake last Sunday on a foot log that was a..
Lantz Funeral Home

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