Grand Jury hands up nine indictments in August term

A Pocahontas County Grand Jury convened on August 27 and handed up nine indictments. The following cases are set for arraignment September 3 before the Honorable Judge Robert E. More...

Library Lines

Shocking Revelation in Pocahontas County author Jack O. Moore will be back in Pocahontas County and visiting two of our libraries on Tuesday, September 2. He will be at the McClintic More...

BOE discusses need for substitutes

Megan Moriarty Allegheny Mountain Radio At Monday night’s Board of Education meeting, Pocahontas County’s WVEA President Kathy White said that there’s already a serious More...

Circuit Court News

According to Pocahontas County Circuit Court Clerk Connie Carr, the following cases were heard August 20 before the Honorable Judge Robert E. Richardson: In a sentencing and More...

PCHS running back Dalton Irvine avoids Tucker County defenders in the first quarter of Friday night's game in Parsons. Irvine scored a 60-yard TD on a fumble recovery for the first Warrior score of the season.

Warriors win opener at Tucker, 13-6

PCHS running back Dalton Irvine avoids Tucker County defenders in the first quarter of Friday night’s game in Parsons. Irvine scored a 60-yard TD on a fumble recovery for More...

Lady Warriors fired up for volleyball season

The 2014-2015 Lady Warriors volleyball team. Front row, l-r: Tresten Taylor, Sarah Lambert, Kristen Bennett and Coach Jessica Hays. Second row, l-r: Michaela Everette, Makayla More...

Warriors open football season at Tucker County

The Warriors started a hard week of practice on Monday to get ready for their season opener at Tucker County on Friday night. Scenes of practice on Monday afternoon. A slight More...

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Pres. Poca. 8-28 web Preserving Pocahontas

Two Pocahontas County School Buses parked on the football field behind Marlinton High School in the...

Pres. Poca. web 8-21 Preserving Pocahontas

  Travellers’ Repose in Bartow, pictured on this postcard from the early 1900s, is located on...

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  A group of unidentified young women are seen standing on the front steps at the...

Mildred Cox

Mildred Mae Cox, age 94, of White Sulphur Springs, passed away Tuesday, August 26, 2014, at Allegheny Regional Hospital in Low Moor, Virginia. Graveside service is Friday, August 29, 1 p.m. at the Elkins More...

Ledger Dean..

Ledger Gage Dean, six-month old toddler, of Hillsboro, passed away Thursday, August 14, 2014, at Pocahontas Memorial Hospital. Born January 17, 2014, at Ronceverte, he was a More...

Winona Myers..

Winona R. Myers, age 51, of Midlothian, Virginia, went home to be with the Lord Thursday, August 21, 2014, following a long battle with cancer. Her indelible spirit, unwavering More...

Buster Thompson..

Buster Cleveland Thompson, age 66, of Marlinton, passed away Monday, August 18, 2014, at Roanoke Memorial Hospital. Born March 21, 1948 at Mt. Pleasant, Virginia, he was a son More...

Opera House welcomes back Black Mountain Bluegrass Boys

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Longtime Opera House favorite, the Black Mountain Bluegrass Boys, return to Marlinton on Saturday, August 30, More...

Opera House welcomes back Black Mountain Bluegrass Boys

Longtime Opera House favorite, the Black Mountain Bluegrass Boys, return to Marlinton on Saturday, August 30, at 7:30 p.m.   The..

GVT to present Tammy Wynette story – One Night Only

“Sometimes it’s hard to be a woman.” No one knew that truth quite like country singer Tammy Wynette. And she sang about it. She..

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...

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: According to the news, a gas pipeline is going out of West Virginia. People are upset. Everyone but us gets a lot of benefits. It seems to me that we the people should get some benefits. One of the benefits should be the hay should be cut each year..

Letters to the editor

Dear Editor: We have been truly blessed in our country with our natural resources and our quality of life. We are blessed once more by the discovery of the natural gas in shale formations and the ability to recover it. We now have an abundance of energy and the chance to become More...

Field Notes

Odds and ends   The summer continues to rush along toward its inevitable end.  School will start soon and homeowners will..

100 Years Ago

Thursday, August 20, 1914 We have in this county a successful businessman of the town of Durbin, who is a native..

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, August 27, 1964   We let last week pass without mentioning the cold spell. On August 15 the temperature reports varied..