Grand Jury hands up indictments against eight individuals in December Term

According to Pocahontas County Circuit Clerk Connie Carr, the Grand Jury handed up indictments against eight individuals during its December Term: Arraignments will be held in More...

Math Field Day ~ competition and fun

At the Math Field Day awards ceremony, students were joined by Superintendent Terrence Beam, Green More...

Good news and an interesting proposal on MTC agenda

Jaynell Graham Editor   It was announced at Monday night’s Marlinton Town Council meeting that Marlinton Fire Department’s ISO rating had improved from a 5 to a 4, effective More...

PCHS Academics Club competes in state Geography Bowl

Brandon Nottingham Staff Writer The Pocahontas County High School Academics Club competed in the 14th Annual West Virginia High School Geography Bowl at Concord University November More...

Warriors lose to Bobcats

WARRIORS GET READY to meet the Bobcats: l to r: QB #8 Wyatt Workman, C/DE #63 Brady Jones, RB/OLB #34 Morgan Mason, and T/DT #73 Danny Kimble. The Warriors played hard Friday More...

Warriors win big at Homecoming

Pocahontas County High School Warriors were tough on offense and defense in Friday night’s win over the Tygarts Valley Bulldogs. Final score PCHS 64, Tygarts Valley 24. More...

Warriors bring home the ax

Dawn Workman Contributing Writer Warriors 54 Lumberjacks 12   The Pocahontas County High School Warriors travelled to neighboring Nicholas County Friday night to take on the More...

eTimes for December 8, 2016

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Sydenstricker Family Portrait – circa 1890 Presbyterian missionaries Rev. Absalom Sydenstricker and his wife, Caroline Stulting...

preserving Preserving Pocahontas

Aretos Arbogast and Young Timbering Crew Aretos Phelps Arbogast is pictured here with his young timbering...

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PCHS Queen’s Court – 1972 Homecoming Queen and her court at Pocahontas County High School Homecoming...

Rex Miller

Rex White Miller, age 88, of Cass, passed away Tuesday, November 29, 2016, at the Tygart Center Nursing Home in Fairmont. Born April 23, 1929, at Abingdon, Virginia, he was a son of the late Carl and Blanch More...

C. Lelia Given..

Clara Lelia “Lee” Given, 97, of Clover Lick, passed away Friday, December 2, at Pocahontas Memorial Hospital in Buckeye. Born March 28, 1919, in Clay County, she was a daughter More...

Jerry Dunn..

Jerry Dunn, age 68, of Kenova, passed away Wednesday, November 30, 2016, at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Huntington. Born September 18, 1948, he was a son of the late More...

Jean Tarver..

Jean Kinsey Stockwell Tarver, age 76, of Alexandria, Louisiana, died at her home, Thursday, December 1, 2016, after a short battle with cancer. Melinda Freeman, her honorary More...

Ragtime pianist Paul Asaro coming to Opera House

The Pocahontas County Opera House will welcome back renowned ragtime piano virtuoso Paula Asaro Saturday, November More...

October brings musical variety to the Opera House stage

October brings an eclectic mix of music to the Pocahontas County Opera House. Tribute band Long Strange Night leads the month..

Musicians to celebrate the life and musical legacy of Terry Richardson

Musicians will come together to celebrate the life and musical legacy of Terry Richardson in a special concert at the Pocahontas..

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..

Elk River Ramblers – life, music and a day job

Photo courtesy of Tom Walker
On October 23, 2016, Pocahontas County musicians took to the stage at the Opera House to pay tribute to businessman, friend  and fellow musician Terry Richardson. The Elk River Ramblers, from left, Seth Maynard, Paul Marganian and Galen Watts performed songs in memory of their bandmate.   Convey – to cause to pass from one place or person to another. – Merriam Webster Dictionary   As we travel this road of life we often come in contact with unforgettable sights, sounds and voices. Someone who recently visited the Grand Canyon said the experience moved them to tears...

Ben Sollee brings ‘Infowars’ to Marlinton

Ben Sollee Kentucky songwriter, composer and storyteller Ben Sollee returns to the Pocahontas County Opera House Friday, November 18, at 7:30 p.m., following More...

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: Now that county voters have rejected the most recent proposed school levy, the Board of Education should pause to ask why two attempts in recent years have failed to raise money to improve Pocahontas County schools. The most obvious explanation is that people don’t like paying property taxes –..

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor; I believe phonetics is the way to learn to read. I believe the Palmer method is the way to learn to write. I believe the multiplication tables are the way to learn arithmetic. And, although there may be some legitimate concern over Common Core, there should be 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, December 7, 1916 The New York World immediately after the election called for a change in the manner of electing..

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, December 8, 1966 A picture of Wilbur Boggs, in a group of soldiers, was carried on the cover of the..