PCHS water issue under investigation

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer After receiving reports the water at Pocahontas County High School smelled and tasted like paint, the board of education office went into action to More...

Sheriff’s department releases statement on employee’s death

According to a press release from the Pocahontas County Sheriff’s Department, Charles C. Alexander, of Arbovale, was found deceased at his residence Tuesday morning, August More...

Wreck leads to two arrests

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer When Pocahontas County Sheriff’s deputies Brian Shinaberry and James Peteete responded to a one vehicle accident in Bartow last week, it turned More...

BOE, Campbell discuss Common Core

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer At the board of education meeting Monday night, Delegate Denise Campbell addressed the board with her concerns and questions about Common Core Standards. Campbell More...

Burns plays in All-Star Football Classic

2015 PCHS grad Chad Burns, right, with his dad and high school football coach, Doug. Chad Burns was selected to play in the 2015 WCHS Fox-11 North-South All-Star Football Classic 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...

eTimes for September 3, 2015

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Preserving Pocahontas

This World War I photograph shows Leslie Vaughn Sharp seated in the center with his comrades...

Preserving Pocahontas

A splendid photograph of the boardwalk on Ninth Street leading to the Pocahontas County Courthouse shortly...

Preserving Pocahontas

This unidentified photograph shows a wedding party assembled on a large boulder. If you look right...

Charles Alexander

Charles Clifford Alexander, Jr., age 45, of Arbovale, passed away Tuesday, August 25, 2015, at his residence. Born January 21, 1970, at Baltimore, Maryland, he was a son of Charles Clifford Sr., and Elizabeth More...

William Lambert..

William W. Lambert, Sr., age 75, of Altoona, Pennsylvania, and formerly of West Virginia, passed away Sunday, August 30, 2015, at the Hollidaysburg Veterans Home. Born October More...

Esco Johnson..

Esco Carl Johnson, Jr., age 96, of Fairview, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, August 25, 2015. Born May 7, 1919, he was a son of the late Esco Carl Johnson, Sr., and More...

James Pennybacker..

James Elwood Pennybacker, age 74, of Marlinton, died Tuesday, August 25, 2015, at his daughter’s residence in Beaver. Born January 12, 1941, near Marlinton, he was a son More...

Music in the Mountains Old-Time Festival returns to Marlinton

The Pocahontas County Opera House and the artisans of the 4th Avenue Gallery in Marlinton are teaming up for More...

Opera House welcomes back local favorites

The Pocahontas County Opera House welcomes back the Black Mountain Bluegrass Boys Saturday, August 29, at 7:30 p.m. To loyal Opera..

GVT brings ‘Beehive!’ to Opera House

The Pocahontas County Opera House will welcome Greenbrier Valley Theatre back to Marlinton Saturday, August 15, at 7:30 p.m. with 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..

Memories of Campbelltown School

In 1969, the State Fire Marshal condemned Marlinton Elementary School. The students were sent to Campbelltown School, the basement of the Marlinton Methodist Church and mobile trailers. Campbelltown School was reopened after being closed for years. Ms. Carrie Morrison was called out of retirement. Mrs. Morrison taught first grade. Mrs. Ruby..

What happened at the poolroom

TABLES WAITING FOR action in the old poolroom on Main Street in Marlinton. The “quiet” of this photo is in sharp contrast to the memories of the More...

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: My family has had a camp at “Dodge City” since 1963. I love Pocahontas County for many reasons. One being the residents. Last Monday, I absentmindedly drove off on Rt. 28 with my wallet on the bumper of the truck. When I got to Marlinton and realized what I..

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: My name is Donnie Kopp, and I live and work in Clarksburg. I am the Circuit Clerk here in Harrison County and I am an avid bicyclist. I have a trailer over in Pendleton County and on Friday July 10, I had planned a trip from around Franklin to Watoga State Park. More...

Field Notes

After starting out humid and rainy and finishing dry and not all that hot, the “Dog Days” of summer are finally..

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, September 2, 1915 George S. Taylor, who was here last week from Mansfield, Ohio, told us he had seen no..

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, September 2, 1965 Dewey Sharp called in to report a chilly 31 degrees Sunday morning at the Scout Camp. neighbor..
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