‘The Bill of Rights and You’

Cree Lahti, Director Pocahontas County Free Libraries The Pocahontas County Free Libraries is hosting a new pop-up exhibition from the National Archives, “The Bill of Rights More...

Building Consensus

by Jay Miller I am part of an informal committee of county residents that wants to understand the reasons why the November 8 school levy referendum did not gain approval from More...

South Carolina man charged with negligent homicide

Jaynell Graham Editor John Anthony Mazzuch-elli, Jr., 51, of Duncan, South Carolina, has been charged with negligent homicide in the death of Roger Cain, 72, of Marlinton. Mazzuchelli More...

Gypsy Soul Photography and Gifts opens in Marlinton

AMANDA HICKS’ DREAM of becoming a professional photographer has been realized. She recently opened her own business, Gypsy Soul Photography and Gift Shop, on Rt. 219, just north of Marlinton. B. Nottingham photo

AMANDA HICKS’ DREAM of becoming a professional photographer has been realized. She recently opened her own business, Gypsy Soul Photography and Gift Shop, on Rt. 219, just More...

Warriors 9-2 after win over Tygarts Valley

Dave Curry Contributing Writer Unlucky Friday the 13th began with an ominous turn for the Pocahontas County High School Warriors as game time changes were brought on by the threat More...

Improving Lady Warriors chalk up two more wins

Bruce McKean Contributing Writer PCHS – 83 Tygarts Valley – 44 The Pocahontas County High School Lady Warriors hosted the Lady Bulldogs of Tygarts Valley High School and More...

Lady Warriors hold off young Moorefield squad

Bruce McKean Contributing Writer PCHS – 55 Moorefield – 43 Veteran Moorefield High School head girls basketball coach Paul Kiplinger lost five seniors to graduation, including More...

eTimes for January 19, 2017

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Tomb Lumber Co. Store, Watoga – circa 1910 Preserving Pocahontas

The Tomb Lumber Company Store at Watoga is the backdrop for a large group of workers...

Camp Thornwood – Winter 1935 Preserving Pocahontas

An aerial photograph of Camp Thornwood taken in the winter of 1935. This Civilian Conservation Corps...

newyearcard_faulknier1953_php002576 Preserving Pocahontas

The Happy New Year card comes from the G. Merl Faulknier Family, of Marlinton. The little...

Jedediah Vickers

Jedediah Leslie Vickers, age 36, of Durbin, passed away Thursday, January 12, 2017, at Davis Memorial Hospital in Elkins. Born September 15, 1980, at Elkins, he was a son of Susie Waddell Vickers, of Durbin, More...

William Maddy..

William Dean “Bill” Maddy, age 65, of Henrico, Virginia, went to be with the Lord Saturday, January 14, 2017. Bill was a very kind-hearted, generous man who was devoted More...

Hazel Wilfong..

Hazel Virginia Wilfong, age 87, of Marlinton, died Tuesday, January 10, 2017, at Pocahontas Memorial Hospital in Buckeye. Born June 30, 1929, she was a daughter of the late Glen More...

John Matheny..

John Mitchel “Junie” Matheny, Jr., age 92, of Lewisburg, formerly of Green Bank, went to be with the Lord Wednesday, January 11, 2017, at Seasons Place with his daughters More...

Ragtime pianist Paul Asaro coming to Opera House

The Pocahontas County Opera House will welcome back renowned ragtime piano virtuoso Paula Asaro Saturday, November More...

October brings musical variety to the Opera House stage

October brings an eclectic mix of music to the Pocahontas County Opera House. Tribute band Long Strange Night leads the month..

Musicians to celebrate the life and musical legacy of Terry Richardson

Musicians will come together to celebrate the life and musical legacy of Terry Richardson in a special concert at the Pocahontas..

Students shine at Social Studies Fair

Students shared their knowledge in the categories of anthropology, economics, geography, political science, More...

PCHS principal excited to become a Warrior

Bob Miller has had a variety of jobs in the education field. He taught math, was an assistant principal, career technical..

Elk River Ramblers – life, music and a day job

Photo courtesy of Tom Walker
On October 23, 2016, Pocahontas County musicians took to the stage at the Opera House to pay tribute to businessman, friend  and fellow musician Terry Richardson. The Elk River Ramblers, from left, Seth Maynard, Paul Marganian and Galen Watts performed songs in memory of their bandmate. Convey – to cause to pass from one place or person to another. – Merriam Webster Dictionary As we travel this road of life we often come in contact with unforgettable sights, sounds and voices. Someone who recently visited the Grand Canyon said the experience moved them to tears. It’s difficult..

Ben Sollee brings ‘Infowars’ to Marlinton

Ben Sollee Kentucky songwriter, composer and storyteller Ben Sollee returns to the Pocahontas County Opera House Friday, November 18, at 7:30 p.m., following More...

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor; I hear that there are some residents unhappy about the small increase the fire department is charging. On the day after Christmas in 2011, I had an experience I pray will never happen to me or anyone again. My oil furnace blew up and put my house on fire...

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: Wow! Congratulations to Pocahontas County High School students for ranking sixth in the state in Common Core 2015/2016 math scores and to ninth graders in particular for ranking #1! How fortunate the county is to have the skillful educational and leadership talents 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, January 18, 1917 This peace talk has about exhausted us. Germany’s proposal of peace has been likened to the man..

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, January 19, 1967 Fred Burns, Jr., says it is an exciting trip to travel up the mountain on the Cass..