A lot of work, but hard to stack

Marlinton Mayor Sam Felton provided a two-page narrative as his Mayor’s Report at Monday night’s Town Council meeting. That narrative covered a wide variety of issues including More...

VA Secretary holds Q&A session

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer When Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert “Bob” McDonald held a Town Hall meeting at the National Guard Armory in Lewisburg September 25, he More...

HES students give BOE insight into their school

Students in the “Legonators” club at Hillsboro Elementary School give a presentation on a recycling project during the board of education meeting Monday afternoon at the school. From left: second grade teacher Laura Pritt, Allyson Alderman, Robert Pritt, Clayton Burns, Andrea Alderman, Aidan Madison, Logan Hively, Kynlee Wilfong, Jersey Simmons and secretary Sarah Hamilton. S. Stewart photo

Students in the “Legonators” club at Hillsboro Elementary School give a presentation on a recycling project during the board of education meeting Monday afternoon at the More...

Martin briefs commission on land transfer and plans

Cailey Moore Staff Writer The Pocahontas County Commission made quick work of its meeting Tuesday morning. Commission Attorney Bob Martin gave the commission an update regarding More...


Pocahontas County Youth Football

Pocahontas County Youth Football League (PCYFL) traveled to The Greenbrier Resort on October 2 to practice on the New Orleans Saints’ and New England Patriots’ practice More...

Warriors to tee-off at state tournament

Cailey Moore Staff Writer The Pocahontas County High School golf team came in second during its regional championship match at Canaan Valley’s Geoffrey Cornish Golf Course More...

Warriors take charge under Thursday night lights

Dawn Workman Contributing Writer The Pocahontas County High School Warriors took on the Bath County Chargers at Charger Stadium in Hot Springs, Virginia, on Thursday night. Game More...

eTimes for October 8, 2015

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Jane Price Sharp, the late Editor of The Pocahontas Times, as we remember her. This picture was taken in the 1980s by acclaimed local photographer Doug Chadwick, of Hillsboro.

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In Memory of Jane Price Sharp 1919 – 2015 I grew up next door to The...

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Members of the Greenbrier Valley Press Association photographed during their meeting in Alderson, W.Va. in 1907...

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Top of Allegheny Church on the Staunton Parkersburg Pike near Bartow, W.Va. This photo shows a...

Ralph Kramer

Ralph Edmund Kramer, age 67, of Slaty Fork, died Monday, October 12, 2015, at his home. Family will receive friends Wednesday from 6 to 9 p.m. at VanReenen Funeral Home. Funeral service is Thursday 11 More...

Clarence Bailey..

Clarence Marvin Bailey, age 82, of Frost, passed away Saturday, October 10, 2015, at the VA Hospital in Beckley. Per his wishes, the body will be cremated and a private memorial More...

Collier Harvey..

The Rev. Collier Smith Harvey, Jr., age 86, of Harrisonburg, Virginia, died Tuesday, September 29, 2015. A service of Witness and Resurrection will be Sunday, October 11, at More...

Jerry Green..

Jerry Wayne Green, age 68, of Frost, passed away Sunday, October 4, 2015, at his home. Born June 16, 1947, at Woodrow, he was a son of Opal Florence Barlow Green, and the late More...

Nora Jane Struthers and The Party Line at the Opera House

Nora Jane Struthers and The Party Line return to the Pocahontas County Opera House in Marlinton, Saturday, October More...

Fifth annual Hammons Musical Heritage Celebration

The Pocahontas County Opera House will celebrate the region’s deep roots in traditional music with the fifth annual “Hammons Musical Heritage..

Music in the Mountains Old-Time Festival returns to Marlinton

The Pocahontas County Opera House and the artisans of the 4th Avenue Gallery in Marlinton are teaming up for the second..

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..

Memories of Campbelltown School

In 1969, the State Fire Marshal condemned Marlinton Elementary School. The students were sent to Campbelltown School, the basement of the Marlinton Methodist Church and mobile trailers. Campbelltown School was reopened after being closed for years. Ms. Carrie Morrison was called out of retirement. Mrs. Morrison taught first grade. Mrs. Ruby..

What happened at the poolroom

TABLES WAITING FOR action in the old poolroom on Main Street in Marlinton. The “quiet” of this photo is in sharp contrast to the memories of the More...

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: I learned today that the House of Representatives passed  the “Responsibly and Professionally Invigorating Development Act of 2015.”   This bill is referred to as the RAPID Act.  The bill passed by a 233 to 170 vote (all Republicans and seven Democrats in favor). The bill, H.R.348, establishes procedures to..

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: The Charleston Gazette-Mail front paged an article Monday, September 14, stating the Legislative Auditor’s Office had found that the West Virginia Department of Education had underfunded 36 school districts and over-funded 19. Pocahontas County had the highest More...

Fall Webworms set up camp in county

Anybody noticed the huge number of tents in the Dunmore area? No. We are not talking about a Boy Scout camp..


Thursday, October 7, 1915   The football game between the G.P.S. and Marlinton, at Marlinton, resulted in a tie, neither side..


Thursday, October 7, 1965   We have reports on two wooly worms – both with a longer black section in front..
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