GBEMS after-school is a SPLASH

Students at Green Bank Elementary-Middle School participate in different projects during the after-school SPLASH program. Last week, students completed butterfly houses they built from kits. Painting their houses are, from left: Jacob Taylor, Trenton Gray, Hayden Meeks, Destiny Meeks and Shan Snelson.    S. Stewart photo

Students at Green Bank Elementary-Middle School participate in different projects during the after-school SPLASH program. Last week, students completed butterfly houses they built More...

Massachusetts teens help ‘Make Marlinton Shine’

Jamal Sanchez, Lindsay Assem, Brad Swanson, and Pocahontas County Young Life Staff Associate David Moore spent their morning painting Marlinton's gazebo in preparation for the upcoming Great Greenbrier River Race. Assem, Sanchez, Swanson and the rest of their group traveled 14 hours from central Massachusetts to work in Pocahontas County for a week. C. D. Moore photo

Jamal Sanchez, Lindsay Assem, Brad Swanson, and Pocahontas County Young Life Staff Associate David Moore spent their morning painting Marlinton’s gazebo in preparation More...

Commission focuses on Cass

Cailey Moore Staff Writer It was an early night for the April 19 Pocahontas County Commission meeting as the commission turned their attention to Cass. East Cass Community Park More...

New school year may see changes in preschool program

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer For years, North Central Community Action has partnered with the Pocahontas County Board of Education to provide HeadStart Services to preschool 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” Irwin 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...

PC archers on target in home tournament

Standing along the 10-meter line, archers from Pocahontas County High School, Fayetteville High School and Buckhannon-Upshur High School prepare to take their first shot. Benjamin More...

eTimes for April 28, 2016

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Preserving Pocahontas

Mary White Simmons poses in period dress on the stairway at the Pearl S. Buck Birthplace...

Preserving Pocahontas

Bank of Marlinton warranty certificate for the purchase of a #3 Yale Time Lock for the...

Preserving Pocahontas

Three women in dresses and fancy hats are fishing on Knapps Creek near Marlinton in 1904....

Jeffery Wallech

Jeffery Lynn Wallech, age 52, of Green Bank, and formerly of McConnellsburg, Pennsylvania, passed away peacefully Saturday, April 23, 2016, at his home. Born May 25, 1963, in Hagerstown, Maryland, he was More...

Mary Paul..

Mary L. McDonald Hurley Paul, a resident of Bartow since 1984, passed away Sunday, April 24, 2016, at her home. Born in 1934 in Louisville, Kentucky, she was the seventh child More...

David Mahler..

R. David Mahler, age 73, of Newtown, Pennsylvania, passed away peacefully Saturday, April 2, 2016, at Doylestown Hospital in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, surrounded by his family. Born More...

William Wilmoth..

William Paul Wilmoth, age 88, husband of Louise Wilfong Wilmoth, of Staunton, Virginia, passed away Wednesday, March 30, 2016, at his home. Born January 13, 1928, in Durbin, More...

Free children’s performance at the Opera House Sunday

“Curiouser and curioser!” Come follow Alice down the rabbit hole and enter a wonderland both strange More...

Back by popular demand: Rush Run returns to the Opera House

Rush Run Philharmonic will return to the Opera House for the second Potluck Sunday, April 24, at 5 p.m. The group..

Opera House welcomes ‘The Voice’ finalist Joshua Davis

Joshua Davis, finalist from the 2015 season of NBC’s The Voice will grace the The Pocahontas County Opera House stage Saturday,..

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..

PCCC – a warm welcome is par for the course

Laura Dean Bennett Contributing Writer The Pocahontas County Country Club began its history in 1956, when a group of county businessmen decided that they were tired of driving to Lewisburg every time they wanted to indulge in their favorite pastime. Going all the way to Greenbrier County for a game of..

‘The things you need, close to home’

Ebbie and Betty Mullenax have been friends to the community of Arbovale, and longtime fixtures at Trent’s General Store. As fromer owners, they worked More...

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: I read in the March 24 issue of The Pocahontas Times that Hannah G. Sizemore told the 22nd Annual Eighth Grade Business Luncheon, “Being from West Virginia is not a disadvantage.” That will be true for us when Pocahontas County has high speed Internet access for all. Until then..

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: I am writing to you to ask you to publish the letter below in your Letters to the Editor section of your newspaper. It enhances my learning about the state when I hear from actual people who live in and love their state. Thank you for considering helping me with More...

Field Notes

While the mild and fair conditions of March were much appreciated, it was also terribly misleading. Now hopes of an early..

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, April 27, 1916 Four inches of snow is reported on Elk and the higher altitudes to the west of the..

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, April 28, 1966 David Mason and Bill McNeel went from Marlinton to Renick Station by canoe on the Greenbrier April..
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