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Old skis plus paint and creativity equals art

Children at Linwood Daycare channeled their creativity as they painted old skis in a class offered by Kristen LeCroy. Above, James Monico and Zara Fanning mix unique color creation. Most of the children said they are using their skis as signs for their bedrooms. S. Stewart photo

Children at Linwood Daycare channeled their creativity as they painted old skis in a class offered by Kristen LeCroy. Above, James Monico and Zara Fanning mix unique color creation. More...

HES students get creative with Art in the Cart

Hillsboro Elementary School art teacher Mary Moore McLaughlin, right, hands out magazine scraps for an art project for the first grade students. Clockwise from left: Steven Burdette, Aylah Manahan, Austin Hilleary and Addyson Puffenbarger work on collages inspired by Henri Mattise. S. Stewart photo

Hillsboro Elementary School art teacher Mary Moore McLaughlin, right, hands out magazine scraps for an art project for the first grade students. Clockwise from left: Steven More...

Local communities put the ‘give’ in Thanksgiving

The joy of getting together for Thanksgiving is sharing gratitude for the people in your life – be it family, friends, or neighbors. For a lot of Pocahontas countians, that More...

Property rights focus of GRWA pipeline meeting

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Attorney Joe Lovett, Executive Director of the non-profit Appalachian Mountain Advocates, speaks during a meeting in Green Bank on November 14. Lovett provided advice to landowners More...

The 2014-2015 Pocahontas County High School Girls Basketball Team. Front row, left to right: Michelle Murphy, Sarah Ryder, Olivia Knisley, Natalie Hartzell, Tristan Day, Bobbie McNabb, Kayleigh Arbogast and Melissa Murphy. Back row, left to right: Mary Kelley, Briana Mills, Caitlyn Sparks, Haley Bennett, Courtney Cohenour, Tiffany Hoover, Lindsey Hartzell and Brittany Sharp. Not pictured: Andra Taylor and Lauren Shisler.

Roundball squads prepare for action

The 2014-2015 Pocahontas County High School Girls Basketball Team. Front row, left to right: Michelle Murphy, Sarah Ryder, Olivia Knisley, Natalie Hartzell, Tristan Day, Bobbie More...

Huge turnout for county archery team

The 2012 Hollywood blockbuster, The Hunger Games, became so popular that it’s no longer called simply a “movie.” The Hunger Games and its three sequels now are known More...

Football coach proud of team’s effort

PCHS football coach Doug Burns supervises on the first day of football practice for the 2014 season. Third-year Head Coach Doug Burns of the Pocahontas County High School Warriors More...

eTimes for November 27, 2014

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Pres. web. Poca. 11-27 Preserving Pocahontas

  The 1932-33 Green Bank High School Senior Class organization, the Washington Club, pictured on their...

Pres. Poca. web 11-20 Preserving Pocahontas

The First Aid Station at Camp Price on Droop Mountain is pictured here. Camp Price was...

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Julian H. “Abe” Phillips, known to his friends as “Jack,” enlisted in the United States Navy...

Judianna Meck

Judianna Estella Meck, infant daughter of Amos and Kelly Andrews-Meck, of Green Bank, passed away Monday, November 24, 2014, at Davis Memorial Hospital. Funeral services  2 p.m. Tuesday, November 25, More...

Helen Felton..

Helen Pearl Snyder Felton, age 82, died Sunday, November 23, 2014 at Lynn Care Center in Front Royal, Virginia. Born June 7, 1932 in Green Bank, she was a daughter of the late More...

Kenneth Meeks..

Orville Kenneth Meeks, age 75, of 85 Paddocks Drive, Ridgeway, Pennsylvania, died Sunday, November 23, 2104, at his home following a brief illness. A Prayer Service will be held More...

George Wilfong, Sr...

George Kenneth Wilfong, Sr., age 62, of Hillsboro, died Saturday, November 22, 2014, at Pocahontas Memorial Hospital in Buckeye. Born February 13, 1952 at Hillsboro, he was a More...

Raya Brass Band brings Balkan beat to Marlinton

The flavor of the Balkans, by way of Brooklyn, will come to the Pocahontas County Opera House Saturday, November More...

Fiddle Fare fiddlers revealed

The Pocahontas County Opera House has announced the names of the four fiddlers who will provide music for the Fiddle Fare..

Opera House features ‘Cameos of Civil War Women’

Seldom-told stories of the women of the American Civil War will come to life on the stage of the Pocahontas County..

First time principal brings years of experience to MES

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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..

GBHS Class of ‘64 holds reunion

Green Bank web. Class reunion The Green Bank High School Class of 1964 held its 50th reunion at the Arbovale Community Center Saturday, October 4. The organizing committee, consisting of David J. Cain, Jane Carpenter Gordon, Donna Riley Depue, Kay Sheets Bream, Lucy Brown Hughes and Norris Long, did an excellent job organizing the event and..

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, More...

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: RAD is not dead/ but needs CPR. During the process of evaluating the Resort Area District petition put forward by Intrawest/Fortress, citizens raised significant concerns regarding its constitutionality and the economic and social impacts upon the citizens of the county.  Of major concern were the unknown “emergent consequences” of..

Letters to the editor

Dear Editor: With regard to letters of November 12,  I enjoyed Dave Curry’s thoughtful writing.  I am somewhat prejudiced, having grown up in sight of the farm he described, but his comments are right on. I understand the viewpoint of Eddie Fletcher in the same issue but More...

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Can’t ‘bear’ to be away

ROSE AND HER cub, C.D., paid a visit to their old stomping ground, Point of View Farm at Beard, a couple..

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, November 26, 1914   The fire alarm sounded early Friday morning, the furnace house in the rear of C. A...

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, November 26, 1964 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp   The pleasant Indian Summer brought forth some forsythia..