The sweet taste of spring

Vermont Maple Sugar Camp, 1900-1906, Photo from the Library of Congress- the Detroit Publishing Company Photograph Collection. Laura Dean Bennett Contributing Writer No one knows More...

2017 4-H and FFA Ham, Bacon, Egg Show and Sale

4-H and FFA Ham, Bacon, Egg Sale Participants – Front row, l to r: Morgan Baldwin, Brandal Carr, Kyle Cohenour, Clayton Shinaberry, Kindra Carr, Elizabeth Friel, Kya Barb More...

Building Consensus

Purposes and Cost of School Levies When thinking about what Pocahontas County voters may consider reasonable purposes and cost for a school levy it is helpful to look at other More...

Frostmore Farms ~ it’s a sweet thing

John Wayne, Rachel Taylor’s dad, gives a tour at Frostmore Farm last weekend. Wayne shows how the maple water is collected in evaporators where debris is separated from the More...

Archery team hosts tournament at PCHS

The Marlinton Elementary School Archery team won first place at the tournament Saturday at Pocahontas County High School. The team qualified for the state tournament which is scheduled More...

Lady Warriors come close to upsetting #7 Fayetteville

Bruce McKean Contributing Writer Region III Section 1 Semifinal PCHS Varsity, 56 Fayetteville Varsity, 60 The Pocahontas County High School girls basketball team, unranked and More...

Lady Warriors end a busy week with a win in sectionals

Five Pocahontas County High School seniors – four girls basketball players and one cheerleader – were recently honored on Senior Night at the last PCHS girls home basketball More...

eTimes for March 23rd, 2017

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Preserving Pocahontas

A large group of singers performing on stage at the Pocahontas County Fairgrounds at Riverside just...

Preserving Pocahontas

Workers with the Civilian Conservation Corps are erecting a plaque in memory of T. M. Cheek...

Preserving Pocahontas

A family portrait of Allen and Alice Sutton Galford with their daughters, Minnie and Mabel. The...

William Childress

William Floyd “Bill” Childress, 79, of Oak Ridge, Tennessee, died in the evening of March 16 at home with his loving family by his side. Childress was a native of Beckley. He was a life-long journalist, More...

William Childress..

William Floyd “Bill” Childress, 79, of Oak Ridge, Tennessee, died in the evening of March 16 at home with his loving family by his side. Childress was a native of Beckley. More...

Charles McCarty..

Charles Edward McCarty, age 76, of Beltsville, Maryland, formerly of Marlinton, passed away Friday, March 10, 2017, following a long illness. Born June 2, 1940, he was a son More...

Willis Smith..

Willis Berton “Butch” Smith, age 74, of Souderton, Pennsylvania, formerly of Marlinton, passed away Sunday, March 19, 2017, with his family by his side. Born December 27, More...

Bing Brothers featuring Jake Krack return to Opera House

Traditional music powerhouse the Bing Brothers featuring Jake Krack return to the Pocahontas County Opera House More...

Opry Night features Sugar Run and Stony Bottom Bluegrass

The annual Opry Night at the Pocahontas County Opera House has come to represent some of the best bluegrass and traditional..

Ragtime pianist Paul Asaro coming to Opera House

The Pocahontas County Opera House will welcome back renowned ragtime piano virtuoso Paula Asaro Saturday, November 5, at 7:30 p.m. Paul..

Students share knowledge at Social Studies Fair

In Division II, United States History, group, winners were, from left: first place, Pricilla Perera and Maybelle More...

Exchange students broaden horizons

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Pocahontas County High School has welcomed two new members to the student body – Seungju “Julia” Lee,..

The New Sheriff and the 1962 Marlinton High School Copperheads

Bobby Galford ~ A Copperhead for life Class of 1962 What a year! Why, you ask? Well, that’s the year a “New Sheriff” arrived on the scene for the Copperheads football team. Who am I talking about? Well, none other than Coach Elmer Friel – he actually started in 1961. But..

Bing Brothers featuring Jake Krack return to Opera House

Bing Brothers featuring Jake Krack Traditional music powerhouse the Bing Brothers featuring Jake Krack return to the Pocahontas County Opera House Saturday, More...

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor and the People of the Great State of West Virginia: Hello! I am a fourth grade student in North Carolina. In fourth grade, we do state reports and I have chosen your state. I am very excited to learn more about the great state of West Virginia as I..

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: We gathered in the activity room to read this week’s edition of The Pocahontas Times. We had a wonderful time reading “Oyez, Oyez, Oyez.” This was one of the most fascinating history stories we’ve had in our paper. We thank you! Sincerely, Residents at Pocahontas More...

Field Notes

Look up. Just east of Rt. 92/28 in Arbovale there is a pine patch – just a few acres – that..

100 Years Ago

Thursday, March 22, 1917 Dr. William Neil, of the Kelley Hospital, Baltimore, was called to Marlinton last week by B. M...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, March 23, 1967 Flood Scare We were working too hard getting last week’s paper out on Wednesday to make any..

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