Advisory: Traffic on US250 / 28/ 92 open via detours

US250 and Routes 28 and 92 are now open to passenger cars via detours around the accident site. Large truck traffic must travel via the Huttonsville side into Bartow, until the More...

‘Grandparent scam’ is reappearing in some areas of West Virginia

Attorney Patrick Morrisey urges West Virginians to be on guard for the so-called “Grandparent Scam,” in which a person calls and pretends to be a grandchild who needs money More...

Familiar bricks used in Durbin Library sign

The BASE FOR the new sign at the Durbin Library/Community Center is being built  with bricks from the old Durbin Graded School. Volunteers Jason Bauserman and Larry Hiner are the designers and constructors of the project. S. Stewart photo

The BASE FOR the new sign at the Durbin Library/Community Center is being built with bricks from the old Durbin Graded School. Volunteers Jason Bauserman and Larry Hiner are More...

Franklin man remains a Durbin guy at heart


Keller brothers, Moreau, center, and Ed, with friend and fellow Durbin native Phil Ware. Ed remained in Pocahontas County until 1952, when he moved to Franklin, where he lives More...


Warriors excelling in summer b-ball

The Pocahontas County High School basketball team swept a four-game practice series at Greenbrier West last Thursday. The Warriors defeated Meadow Bridge, Liberty (Raleigh), West More...

Wildcats end Warrior baseball season – again

PCHS SOPHOMORE BRAXTON Rider is projected to be the eldest player and only junior on the roundball squad next season. A standout player this season, Rider showed the determination More...

Rose, Gardner and Galford score at 100th state track meet

Contributing Writer Bruce McKean A May 18 article by Mike Whiteford in the Charleston Gazette talks about the small crowd that came to Charleston’s Wehrle Park on May 23, More...

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Pres. Poca. 2 Preserving Pocahontas

  This photograph of Pocahontas County Enlistees is one of many in our World War II...

Pres. Poca. web Preserving Pocahontas

  The Junior Willing Workers at an unknown location in Marlinton, W.Va. Their leader, Mrs. John...

Pres. Poca.web Preserving Pocahontas

    Lena Weatherholt, a long-time employee at the A & P Store in Marlinton, is...

Samuel Elliott

Samuel “David” (Grandfish) Elliott, of Green Bank, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, July 5, 2014, at his home. David was born November 6, 1952. He had resided in Green Bank most of his life. He is More...

Mary Grogg..

Mary Helen Grogg, age 74, of Skyesville, Maryland, formerly of Randallstown, Maryland, died Thursday, July 10, 2014, at Transitions in Sykesville, Maryland. Born June 26, 1940, More...

Berdeen O’Brien..

Berdeen Elizabeth O’Brien, age 87, of Cass, passed away Tuesday, July 8, 2014, at LaGrange, Kentucky. Born September 13, 1926, at Cass, she was a daughter of the late William More...

Jackie Shields..

Jackie Clay Shields, age 76, of Killeen, Texas, died Saturday, June 14, 2014, at Killeen, Texas. Born April 19, 1938, at Clover Lick, he was a son of the late Carl and Catherine More...

Opera House will host Music in The Mountains Old-Time Festival


The Pocahontas County Opera House is starting its 2014-15 season with two days of old-time music and old-fashioned More...

High Street Jazz Band – celebrate West Virginia Day at the Opera House

  Morgantown’s High Street Jazz Band will swing into Marlinton on West Virginia Day, Friday, June 20, to bring a little..

‘Man of La Mancha’ at Greenbrier Valley Theatre

The timeless Broadway hit Man of La Mancha is coming to the stage at Greenbrier Valley Theatre.  The awe inspiring musical..

Students see the good and bad on Choice Bus

Mattie C. Stewart Foundation presenter Lynn Smelley talks to students at Marlinton Middle School on the Choice Bus. The program shows students what can happen if they choose to drop out of school. The back half of the bus is outfitted with a prison cell to show students the consequences of bad choices. S. Stewart photo

Mattie C. Stewart Foundation presenter Lynn Smelley talks to students at Marlinton Middle School on the Choice More...

Students experience other cultures at Spanish Immersion Camp

The first rule of Spanish Immersion Camp is – no English. Spanish teacher Shirlene Groseclose, inspired by camps she attends each year,..

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 the circuit court of Greenbrier county upon a charge of stealing goods from box cars on the C & O Railway. The case was..

Following a dream

The January 4, 1964 edition of The Pocahontas Times contained the following bit of news: On TV “Charles Lovelace, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles F. More...

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: A few months ago I bought a car from Mitchell Chevrolet. They made it easy – took care of tags, title, taxes, etc. All I had to do was turn the key and drive away. Shortly after, I felt there was a problem, not a recall, but Mitchell’s took..

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: A couple of points to consider: Snowshoe has grown. On a winter weekend the Snowshoe community is the 10th largest community in the state of West Virginia. Neither Pocahontas County nor the state is prepared to fund the infrastructure that is needed to handle More...

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Field Notes

Everyone likes to visit the home folks during the summer and Rose and her cub, CD, are no exception. They return..


Thursday, July 16, 1914   Cows now walk by night and use the electric lights to pick and choose the choicest..


Thursday, July 16, 1964 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp   Mrs. W. H. Barlow and Helen Barlow are building..