Early voting – Marlinton Town Election

Early voting for the June 9 Town of Marlinton Election began Wednesday, May 27, and will continue through Saturday, June 6. Hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. More...

Air Evac and HealthNet reps pitch to the commission

Cailey Moore Staff Writer AirMedCare representatives Elizabeth Hammons and Mary Rader appeared before the Pocahontas County Commission at its May 19 meeting to offer insight More...

Students tickle the ivories at spring recital

Julia Bauserman and her students take a bow at the conclusion of their spring concert Thursday evening. From left, Heath Balin, Bauserman, Marilyn Creager, Alan Gibson and Caleb McCarty. Not pictured: Azalea Balin and Avery McCarty. S. Stewart photo

Julia Bauserman and her students take a bow at the conclusion of their spring concert Thursday evening. From left, Heath Balin, Bauserman, Marilyn Creager, Alan Gibson and Caleb More...

Traffic stop ends in tragedy

West Virginia State Police Office of Public Affairs Lt. Michael Baylous On Friday, May 15, 2015, at approximately 10:16 p.m., Senior Trooper R. A. Waid, of the Marlinton Detachment, 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...

Warriors fall to Yellowjackets, 60-55

After the Lady Warriors’ big win at Dunmore March 7, many of the fans headed up Rt. 28 to Petersburg to watch the Warrior boys take on #1 seed Moorefield in a Region 2, Section More...

eTimes for May 28, 2015

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Preserving Pocahontas

Claude Alfred Stimeling, of Marlinton, served during World War II in the United States Army Air...

Preserving Pocahontas

Frank W. Harper and workers kilning brick on Hamilton Hill in Marlinton around the turn of...

Mr. and Mrs. Walter Mann are pictured with their family on the porch of the Mann...

David Cromer

David O. Cromer, age 76, of Pensacola, Florida, passed away April 18, 2015. Born in 1938, he was a son of the late Harvey and Annie Cromer. David served in the United States Navy and Air Force, retiring More...

Howard Jackson..

Howard Ray Jackson, age 87, died Saturday, May 16, 2015, at his home with his family by his side. Born September 13, 1927, in Marlinton, he was a son of the late Lula Smith and More...

Peggy Landis..

Peggy A. Landis, age 72, of Hillsboro, passed away Tuesday, January 20, 2015, at Pocahontas Center in Marlinton. Born October 14, 1942, in Marlinton, she was a daughter of the More...

Raymond Mullenax..

Raymond D. Mullenax, age 74, of Front Royal, Virginia, died Friday, May 22, 2015. Born April 29, 1941, in Marlinton, he was a son of the late Raymond R. Mullenax and Lula Mae More...

Srodes publishes first book, ‘Phoebe and Earl’

A love story. A sports story. A tragedy.   Everyone has a story. Many pass from one generation to the next More...

Celebrate Memorial Day with Ladies for Liberty

The Pocahontas County Opera House will present a swinging, patriotic performance by the Ladies for Liberty Saturday, May 23, at 7:30..

Music sets dramatic mood for ‘The Final Adventure’

“I play the violin when I’m thinking”  ~Sherlock Holmes   The haunting strains of violin music fill the air of 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..

Srodes publishes first book, ‘Phoebe and Earl’

A love story. A sports story. A tragedy.   Everyone has a story. Many pass from one generation to the next – around the kitchen table, in porch rockers or, perhaps, whispered in private.  Joel Srodes, of Marlinton, found a most fascinating story in a box – a box containing newspaper..

Richard Harry “Dick” Knapp 1847 – 1889

The Pocahontas Times, January 9, 1890 Dick Knapp, very mysteriously disappeared from his home near Edray a few weeks ago, and a short time after, was reported More...

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: Soon the residents of the town of Marlinton will have an opportunity to voice their opinions on who will lead their town into the future. Election Day is Tuesday, June 9. Before making a decision about who you will vote for in this important election, the Marlinton Woman’s Club..

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: I just have to express my appreciation for a 13-year-old, whose wisdom far outweighs that of many seasoned politicians who are supposed to be leading our great nation. Trevor Wilson must produce pride in the hearts and minds of his parents, his seventh-grade teacher More...

Field Notes

What do the following organisms have in common?  Starlings, kudzu, multiflora rose, Asian Lady beetles, English sparrows, chestnut blight and gypsy..

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, May 27, 1915   HUNTERSVILLE Corn working seems to be the order of the day here now. Rev. W. A...

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, May 27, 1965   SP4 Harry J. Kelley, of Fort Sill, Oklahoma, is home on a fifteen day leave visiting..
Lantz Funeral Home

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