Historic Timbers Project looks at Pocahontas County

The Kee Cabin, now located on the grounds of the Pocahontas County Historical Society Musuem, built sometime between 1835 and 1840, has been added to the Historic Timbers Project list for next summer.

The Kee Cabin, now located on the grounds of the Pocahontas County Historical Society Musuem, built sometime between 1835 and 1840, has been added to the Historic Timbers Project More...

Filing period closes for County, State and National offices

According to the West Virginia Secretary of State’s office, the following candidates had filed for county offices as of the January 31 deadline: County Pocahontas County Clerk: More...

Routine business a welcome break for MTC

Ryder’s Contracting works to clear snow from the Ninth Street and Fifth Avenue intersection in Marlinton. Alderman’s Excavating, as well as the town crew, worked tirelessly More...

Common Core repealed, few changes made

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer State Superintendent of Schools Dr. Michael Matriano met with the county superintendents last week to discuss changes which will take place in the More...

Hensler top scorer in Senior Night game

PCHS Senior J.D. Hensler goes for a layup against a Moorefield Yellow Jacket defender at the Senior Night game last Thursday. Hensler was the top scorer, putting a total of 32 More...

Ryder breaks PCHS game rebounding record

PCHS Junior Sarah Ryder broke the school’s game rebound record last Thursday night, when she grabbed a total of 27 rebounds during the game against Moorefield. Photo courtesy More...

Warrior basketball schedule

Bruce McKean Contributing Writer The two Moorefield girls and boys varsity teams will travel to Pocahontas County High School Thursday, January 28, for a 5:45 p.m. girls varsity More...

eTimes for February 4, 2016

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Preserving Pocahontas

A new ambulance at the Marlinton Volunteer Fire Department is being being shown off here by...

Preserving Pocahontas

Portrait of Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Nottingham with their children, Neal, Gaynelle and Goldie, of Boyer,...

Preserving Pocahontas

Carter and Kincaid children with Marlinton Grade School in the background. Standing, left to right. Ora...

Dr. David Angel

Pastor Dr. David Edward Angel, 68, of Durbin, passed away Tuesday, February 2, 2016, at Davis Memorial Hospital in Elkins. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, February 6, 2016, at the New Life in More...

David Sparks..

David Wayne Sparks, age 91, of Marlinton, died Tuesday, February 2, 2016, at Pocahontas Memorial Hospital in Buckeye. Family will receive friends Thursday, February 4, from 6 More...

Kelli Dempsey..

Kelli Sue Dempsey, age 44, of Summersville, passed away Friday, January 29, 2016, at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown. Born March 12, 1971, at Richwood, she was a daughter More...

Kelli Dempsey..

Kelli Sue Dempsey, age 44, of Summersville, passed away Friday, January 29, 2016, at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown. Funeral service is Thursday, February 4, 8 p.m. at More...

GVT announces 49th season

From left: Reed Patterson, Vincent Pelligrino, Kim Morgan Dean, Donald Laney, Jason Williams, and James Roberts More...

Play Festival auditions

Auditions for the upcoming Opera House Playfest will be held Wednesday, December 30, from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Marlinton..

Opera House to present ‘A Christmas Carol’

See the stage of the Opera House transformed into merry old England; watch Ebenezer Scrooge as he learns the true meaning..

Exchange students broaden horizons

Pocahontas County High School has two new students for the second semester. Juan Pinto, of Columbia, left; and Seungju “Julia” Lee, of South Korea, right. Senior Lara Baudler, center, and her family are hosting Lee during her stay in Pocahontas County. S. Stewart photo

Pocahontas County High School has two new students for the second semester. Juan Pinto, of Columbia, left; and More...

From Bull Dog to Red Devil, it’s all red and white for HES principal

Hillsboro Elementary School principal Joe Arbogast didn’t have to travel far to find a school where he could get his feet..

A ‘Big Bang’ of a beginning but, as yet, no end to the story

NRAO and life in the Quiet Zone   “There are times when silence has the loudest voice” – Leroy Brownlow   Visitors swarm year-round to Pocahontas County to visit its many and varied attractions, from  Snowshoe Mountain Resort to local fairs and festivals. Many people make for much noise. In the..

Respect returned

“They deserve to be remembered,”caretaker Frank Gravely often said of veterans interred at Mountain View Cemetery. Gravely put flags on more More...

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: What does the state of West Virginia want to be known for when it comes to its children? Whenever I see a pregnant lady smoking, I find myself asking this question. More than one in four women in our state smoke while pregnant. This is the highest pregnancy smoking..

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: If a majority of the residents of Pocahontas County are concerned about the needs of the school system they should support a levy designed specifically to meet those needs. The Farmland Protection program is federally mandated to preserve valuable agricultural More...

Field Notes

Bear season for 2015 is over and West Virginia hunters had another banner year, harvesting a record 3,195 bears. That number..

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, February 3, 1916 Prohibition is thinning out the crowd in the penitentiary. There may be bats in the belfry of..

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, February 3, 1966 Snow Snow, snow, snow. Winter started late but the past ten days have been a good example..
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