Three arrested in burglary, brandishing episode

Police officers responded to two calls May 16 to a lodging facility in the former Naz-arene Church, on Ninth Street in Marlinton. According to the complaint filed in Pocahontas More...

Students and staff honored at Super Scholars

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer On May 17, Pocahontas County Schools Superintendent Terrence Beam and school principals recognized students in grades three through 12 who have excelled More...

MMS archers to participate in world competition

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer It was a joyous afternoon at the Pocahontas County Board of Education meeting Monday, as Superintendent Terrence Beam and Marlinton Middle School More...

Short list at Tuesday’s commission meeting

Cailey Moore Staff Writer It was fairly quiet at Tuesday’s Pocahontas County Commission meeting as the commission addressed a short agenda. 911/Office of Emergency Services More...

PCHS runs with the ‘big boys’ at Elkins and Nicholas County meets

Bruce McKean Contributing writer The Pocahontas County High School track teams competed against three Class AAA, four AA and one other A school in the rescheduled  “Bob” More...

Warriors win in extra innings

Caleb Mullenax TURNs up the heat against Richwood on Monday evening. The PCHS Warriors defeated the Lumberjacks by 6 to 5 in extra innings. Photo courtesy of Stephanie Barkley After More...

eTimes for May 26, 2016

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Preserving Pocahontas

Robert Lee McComb, Jr. was born in Marlinton November 24, 1948, the son of Robert L....

Preserving Pocahontas

Allen “Farmer” Blackhurst, pictured at right in the black hat, pouring molten metal in the Mower...

Preserving Pocahontas

A portrait of the Edwin Lee Carter Family from the Pearl Carter Ward Collection. Left to...

Sue Shoaf

After a long and loving life, Sue Shoaf, age 87, of Firestone, Colorado, died peacefully in her sleep Friday evening May 20, 2016. Born Sue Chestnut on July 23, 1928, at Frost, she left West Virginia after More...

Judy Renfrow..

Judy Fertig Renfrow, age 89, died peacefully Sunday morning, May 22, 2016, at Royse City Health and Rehab in Royse City, Texas, where she resided. Born in Pocahontas County, More...

Nancy Burks..

Nancy Ann Burks, age 72, of Hillsboro, died Friday, May 20, 2016, at her home. Born October 5, 1943, at Richwood, she was a daughter of the late Fred and Florence Barnette Alderman. Nancy More...

Hugh Jackson, Jr...

Hugh Young Jackson, Jr., age 71, of Selbyville, Delaware, passed away Sunday, January 31, 2016. A Memorial Service will be held Sunday, May 29, 2 p.m. at the Fairview Cemetery.  More...

Gary Reid takes stage as Carter Stanley in ‘Life of Sorrow’

The Pocahontas County Opera House presents Gary Reid’s original, one-man play “A Life of Sorrow, the Life More...

PlayFest coming to the Opera House

If you had the chance to choose your final words, what would you write? Find out how Lynn, a death row..

High Street Jazz Band marches in May 8

Morgantown’s High Street Jazz Band will swing into Marlinton once again to bring a little New Orleans flavor to Pocahontas County..

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..

A County Cornerstone

Reprinted from Mountain Times, February 2008 In memory of Terry Richardson Amid the changes of downtown Marlinton, a few things have remained constant, one of them being C. J. Richardson Hardware. Visitors to this area are often surprised by what local residents have come to expect. Upon entering Richardson’s, they are..

PCCC – a warm welcome is par for the course

DCIM100MEDIA Laura Dean Bennett Contributing Writer The Pocahontas County Country Club began its history in 1956, when a group of county businessmen decided More...

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: I was thrilled to see a reminder of my past with the article of “Grandma Moses” in last week’s paper. Eighteen years ago, I lived in Hoosick Falls, New York, a stone’s throw from Eagle Bridge, New York. Her artist grandson, Will Moses, has an art gallery, Mt. Nebo,..

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: I remember growing up in London after World War II when the city was not only noisy and crowded but dirty and drab. Salmon had not risen in the River Thames since Charles Dicken’s day, and otters along with most other animals were long extinct. Even the water More...

Field Notes

Potpourri Lots to talk about in the natural world this week, so let’s take a quick look-see at the world around..

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, May 25, 1916   An effort is being made by Congressman Littlepage to have a mail route established from Cass..

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, May 26, 1966 BEAR For two years, a bear eluded hunters in the Spruce Flats and Williams River area, but..
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