Warriors rise – ‘Above the Influence’

Attending the Warriors Above the Influence ceremony at Pocahontas County High School were, from left: Delegate Bill Hartman, Marlinton Rotary member Roger Trusler, Pocahontas County Chamber of Commerce liaison Linda Simmons, students Drake Warder, Tiler Mortenson-Smith, Hunter Wilfong, Brady Jones, Kevin Thompson, Pocahontas Memorial Hospital public relations specialist Susan Wilkins and Pocahontas County Sheriff David Jonese. Photo courtesy of Cheryl Jonese

Attending the Warriors Above the Influence ceremony at Pocahontas County High School were, from left: Delegate Bill Hartman, Marlinton Rotary member Roger Trusler, Pocahontas More...

Celebrating traditions at Cranberry Shindig

Kenny DeLong, of Columbus, Ohio, and Barbara Daniels, of Richwood, left, flat foot to the music of Juanita Fireball and the Continental Drifters at Sunday afternoon’s Cranberry Shindig. S. Stewart photo

Kenny DeLong, of Columbus, Ohio, and Barbara Daniels, of Richwood, left, flat foot to the music of Juanita Fireball and the Continental Drifters at Sunday afternoon’s Cranberry More...

BOE reviews budget, feels strain

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer   At Monday night’s Pocahontas County Board of Education meeting, the board reviewed its budget and noticed a decline in funds. As treasurer Sherry More...

What’s Cookin’

Baked Pears Mary Jo Allen 1 quart pears 2/3 cup light brown sugar 1/2 tsp. cinnamon 6 to 8 cloves 1 Tbsp. butter Bake in a slow oven until light brown. Serve with meat or vegetables. Pumpkin More...

Warrior quarterback  Wyatt Workman waits for  the snap from center  Brady Jones in Friday nights’  game against #1 East Hardy.  The Warriors will take on the Richwood Lumberjacks this Friday at Richwood. The game begins at 7 p.m. Photo courtesy of Cammy Kesterson

Warriors fall to #1 East Hardy

Warrior quarterback Wyatt Workman waits for the snap from center Brady Jones in Friday nights’ game against #1 East Hardy. The Warriors will take on the Richwood Lumberjacks More...

Warriors defeated on the road

Dawn Workman Contributing Writer Warriors 12 Wildcats 34 The Pocahontas County High School Warrior football team traveled to Franklin Friday night to take on the Pendleton County More...

#10 Warriors lose a close one to #5 Moorefield

Pocahontas County High School Warrior seniors Danny Kimble, left, and Morgan Mason get ready to take on the Moorefield Yellowjackets at Moorefield Friday night. Photo courtesy More...

eTimes for September 29, 2016

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Preserving Pocahontas

Alfred Beckley McComb, proprietor of McComb’s Store in Huntersville, W.Va., pictured here at the age of...

Preserving Pocahontas

Portrait of Margaret Clarissa Sutton Arbogast, wife of Adam Arbogast for whose family Arbovale was named....

Preserving Pocahontas

An unidentified small child stands on the running board of a car in front of the...

William Pyles

William Pyles, age 80, of Fitchburg, Massachusetts, passed away Wednesday, July 27, 2016, at Sterling Village Healthcare in Sterling, Massachusetts. Born July 17, 1936, in Hillsboro, he was a son of the More...

Eddie Kyle..

Reverend Eddie Kyle, age 79, of Mill Creek, passed Thursday, September 22, 2016, at Davis Medical Center in Elkins. Funeral service was September 26 at the Mill Creek United More...

Wanda Tacy..

Wanda B. Tacy, of Circleville, Ohio, was called to her heavenly home August 31, 2016. She was born in Arbovale March 26, 1933. After graduating from high school in 1951, she More...

Bernard King..

Bernard Given “Fuzzy” King, age 71, of Marlinton, passed away Thursday, September 22, 2016, at his home. Born November 25, 1944, at Marlinton, he was a son of the late Henry More...

Opera House celebrates legacy of traditional mountain music and musicians

After getting your fill of wild food at Marlinton’s Autumn Harvest Festival and West Virginia RoadKill Cook-off, More...

Asleep at the Wheel to perform at Carnegie

Carnegie Hall will present Asleep at the Wheel in concert Friday, September 9, at 7:30 p.m. Asleep at the Wheel was..

It’s our turn

The Greenbrier Valley Theatre brought a benefit performance of It’s a Wonderful Life to the Pocahontas County Opera House stage December..

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 time to remember what can’t be forgotten

A Remembrance Ceremony was held Sunday at the Gazebo Park on Main Street in Marlinton. It was a beautiful September day, much like that September day 15 years ago when life changed for so many people – and one might say, “it was the day the world changed,” as well. On..

What’s the Word?

Scrapbook – a book with blank pages to which you attach photographs, letters, newspaper stories, etc., that help you remember a person or time. ~ Merriam More...

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: Please accept this letter as a public service announcement. Motorists, please be aware of the road slip on US Rt. 219, north lane, near the top of Elk Mountain. The slip occurred this past spring. Currently, both modified lanes are open, but there is no berm and no guardrails...

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor and the people of Marlinton: About a month ago, I found out about the passing of Terry Richardson. My mother – Helen Fuller, maiden name of Helen Sharp – grew up in Marlinton. My grandmother, Gladys Sharp, lived on Tenth Avenue in the house that, years later, 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, September 21, 1916 The great change is coming over the forest. The leaves are beginning to turn. You can look..

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, September 22, 1966 The H-P Store received considerable damage to its storefront Sunday night about 10:45 when it was hit..