Identity theft scam reported in the county

Residents in the county have reported receiving a pink notification by mail which advises that the recipient has been pre-approved by Medicare for a back brace or knee brace. This More...

BOE considers free meal plan

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Tony Crago, coordinator for the West Virginia Office of Child Nutrition gave a presentation on the Community Eligibility Provision school meal program, More...

School levy committee planning public forums

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer While students and staff relax and enjoy their summer, Pocahontas County Superintendent of Schools Terrence Beam and members of the levy committee More...

What does the Obseravtory mean to you?

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer In 1956, the National Science Foundation selected the rural town of Green Bank to be home to a National Radio Astronomy Observatory facility. Across 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” 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...

eTimes for July 28, 2016

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Preserving Pocahontas

This portrait of the William Shinaberry Family was sent in by Priscilla Shields Waldman along with...

Preserving Pocahontas

Coach P. C. Brummage’s Marlinton High School Basketball Team 1956-1957. First row, l-r: Larry Burns, Eugene...

Preserving Pocahontas

The wedding of Mabel O. Wilson and Allen E. Burner, M.D. took place in Durbin December...

Thelma White

Thelma Irene Sharp White, age 82, of Marlinton, passed away at her home and went to be with Jesus Christ, Thursday, July 2016. Family will receive friends Saturday, July 30, from 6 to 9 p.m. at VanReenen More...

James Triplett..

James Kelly Triplett, age 92, of Hillsboro, died Sunday, July 24, 2016, at Pocahontas Center in Marlinton. Born January 18, 1924, at Anthony, he was a son of the late Elmer and More...

Barbara Bennet..

Barbara Anne Bennet, age 84, of Marlinton, passed away Monday, July 25, 2016, at Pocahontas Center in Marlinton. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Online condolences More...

Israel Williams..

Israel James Williams, III, age 76, of Salem, passed away Friday, July 22, 2016, at his home. Born March 3, 1940, at Marlinton, he was a son of the late Israel James Williams, More...

Austin Walkin’ Cane returns to the Opera House stage

Original and classic delta blues featuring slide guitar and soulful vocals.  A blues gumbo repertoire that More...

Bucket Brothers open new season at Opera House

The Pocahontas County Opera House opens its new Performance Series with a concert by The Bucket Brothers Saturday, July 16, at..

Opera House hosts Season Preview Party

The Pocahontas Opera House will host its first ever season preview from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 17. The event..

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..

Marlinton High School Class of ’54 reunion

Dotty Kellison Contributing Writer The Marlinton High School Class of 1954 descended on the Marlinton Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall to the rousing MHS Fight Song for its 62nd reunion. Twenty classmates and six spouses were in attendance. Nine classmates were unable to attend. We began with coffee and doughnuts, and a..

Reunions

Schoolcraft/Auldridge Family: Saturday, July 30, noon to 4 p.m. next to the Cooktown Church. Workman Family: Saturday, July 30, noon at Watoga State Park More...

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: It is time we tell the whole truth about wi-fi and its use in the greater Green Bank area. I don’t know the reason why the narrative “wi-fi is unavailable here” is continued. Whether it was in the Popular Science magazine April 2015 issue, The Washingtonian magazine January 2016..

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: Last week’s letter from the West Virginia Veterans Home acknowledging the gift of 328 puzzles was a very nice gesture from Administrator Tom McBride. However, the credit for this endeavor should not have been in my name. The credit for this project goes to Butch More...

Field Notes

Potpourri Lots to talk about in the natural world this week, so let’s take a quick look-see at the world around..

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, July 27, 1916 TOP ALLEGHANY A little too wet for haying but fine growing weather. Someone in an automobile ran..

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, July 28, 1966 Last in Maryland The ranks of hand-set newspapers are thinning. In May, the Hancock, Maryland, paper was..
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