Becoming An Outdoorswoman at Watoga

Participants in the DNR Become an Outdoorswoman program row a canoe across Watoga Lake on Saturday. Sixty women from across West Virginia attended the popular program this weekend. DNR instructors taught a variety of classes, including fishing, hunting, mountain biking, photography,stream ecology and several other topics.

Participants in the DNR Become an Outdoorswoman program row a canoe across Watoga Lake on Saturday. Sixty women from across West Virginia attended the popular program this weekend. More...

Past due bills top agenda item for Durbin council

At its regular meeting September 9, Durbin town council discussed the process of collecting past due bills, and what happens when residents do not pay bills. Council has implemented More...

Pocahontas native and wife purchase General Lewis Inn

Aaron and Sparrow Huffman recently purchased the General Lewis Inn in Lewisburg. The couple plans to operate the 85-year-old inn as a vacation destination for visitors to the Greenbrier Valley. Photo courtesy of Aaron Huffman

Aaron and Sparrow Huffman recently purchased the General Lewis Inn in Lewisburg. The couple plans to operate the 85-year-old inn as a vacation destination for visitors to the More...

Circuit Court News

According to Pocahontas County Circuit Court Clerk Connie Carr, the following cases were heard September 3 before the Honorable Judge Richard E. Richardson: In arraignment hearings: David More...

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Cats scratch Warriors, 28-14

Dalton Irvine runs for a 66-yard TD in the third quarter Friday night against Pendleton County. The road weary Pocahontas County High School Warriors played their third away game More...

PCHS Golf splits matches at Snowshoe

The Pocahontas County High School golf team lost its first match of the year to Notre Dame on September 2 at Raven Golf Course at Snowshoe. The Fighting Irish needed a stellar More...

Battle in Moorefield not decided until final minutes

Warriors tie game late against #10-ranked Jackets The Pocahontas County High School Warriors gave the powerhouse Yellowjackets all they could handle Friday night in Moorefield. More...

eTimes for September 18, 2014

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Pres. Poca. 9-11 web Preserving Pocahontas

Cattle are grazing on Crooked Fork (of Old Field Fork) of Elk River near Slaty Fork....

Pres. Poca. 9-4 web Preserving Pocahontas

  Pocahontas County men called into service during World War II are photographed by Cal Gay...

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Two Pocahontas County School Buses parked on the football field behind Marlinton High School in the...

Blanche Morrison

Blanche P. Morrison, age 92, of Minerva, Ohio, died Monday, September 8, 2014, in St. Luke Lutheran Community in North Canton, Ohio. Born September 20, 1921, at Slaty Fork, she was a daughter of the late More...

Joan Smith..

Joan Regina Staud Smith, age 80, of Elkins, departed this life Friday afternoon, September 12, 2014, at the Hospice Care Regional Inpatient Center in Elkins, surrounded by her More...

Carol Holbert..

Carol Ann Holbert, age 66, of Marlinton, died Monday, September 15, 2014, at Pocahontas Memorial Hospital in Buckeye. Funeral service is Wednesday, September 17, 8 p.m. at Kimble More...

Barbara Jackson..

Barbara Ann Jackson, age 69, of Mill Point, passed away Saturday, September 13, 2014, at her home. Memorial service is Thursday, September 18, 1 p.m. at Trinity Baptist Church More...

‘My People Was Music’ – a collection of words and music

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  Mountain State Press is pleased to announce the publication of My People Was Music, a stunning collaboration More...

Opera House welcomes back Black Mountain Bluegrass Boys

Longtime Opera House favorite, the Black Mountain Bluegrass Boys, return to Marlinton on Saturday, August 30, at 7:30 p.m. The Black..

Opera House welcomes back Black Mountain Bluegrass Boys

Longtime Opera House favorite, the Black Mountain Bluegrass Boys, return to Marlinton on Saturday, August 30, at 7:30 p.m.   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..

MHS Class of ’54 reunion

Marlinton High School Class of 1954 pictured l to r: Front row, Freda Underwood Thompson, Shirley Kelly Smith, Nancy Ward Currence, Barbara Varnery Kelly, Marilyn Ryder Alvaro, Doris Ella Cooper Lustine, Phyllis Shumaker Merrell and Ward Jackson. Second row, JoAnne Beverage Gardner, Kenneth Townsend, Mary Louise Bowers Workman, Dorothy Weatherholt Kellison, Patricia Landis McNeill and Robert Sheilds. Third row, Adele Friel Loudermilk, Mary Jarvis Currence, Martin Bell, Steve Smith, Fred Burns, Jr., Don Ervine and Richard Sharp. On Saturday, July 12, members of the Marlinton High School Class of 1954 gathered at the Pocahontas Community Wellness Center in Marlinton to celebrate their 60th class reunion. Classmates were greeted with the Marlinton High School Fight Song, then enjoyed sweet rolls and coffee. They found their seats by the place..

Bad Men of Greenbrier

Pocahontas Sheriff and Deputy Take Them July 1914 In June 1913, Theodore Hoke, aged fifty years, and Jesse Hoke, his son, ages 24 years, were tried in More...

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: Fred Fromhart, retired superintendent of Seneca State Forest, and his wife, JoAnn, of Dunmore, provided their choice of favorite wild food of Pocahontas County for a current survey seeking favorite wild foods of natives of each of West Virginia’s 55 counties. Their absolute favorite from the county’s many enchanting..

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: I have owned a beautiful parcel of land in Pocahontas County for the past 45 years.  Ironically, when I retired, I was a senior trial attorney for the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, specializing in pipeline applications just like that of Dominion, which More...

Field Notes

Odds and ends   The summer continues to rush along toward its inevitable end.  School will start soon and homeowners will..

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, September 10, 1914 In a collision between two locomotives at Ronceverte Saturday, James Stone, engineer, was killed and Frank Loomis, fireman,..

  Thursday, September 10, 1964 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp Trapping Five trappers are now at work in Pocahontas County..