Wreck leads to two arrests

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer When Pocahontas County Sheriff’s deputies Brian Shinaberry and James Peteete responded to a one vehicle accident in Bartow last week, it turned into More...

BOE, Campbell discuss Common Core

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer At the board of education meeting Monday night, Delegate Denise Campbell addressed the board with her concerns and questions about Common Core Standards. Campbell More...

BOE fills positions in special meeting

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer At a special meeting Monday night, the board of education filled several personnel positions. Although the board attempted to begin the school year More...

Durbin Council looks for ways to save money

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer In an effort to save money and cut costs, Durbin Town Council discussed several ways to trim the fat at its regular meeting August 11. Councilmember More...

Burns plays in All-Star Football Classic

2015 PCHS grad Chad Burns, right, with his dad and high school football coach, Doug. Chad Burns was selected to play in the 2015 WCHS Fox-11 North-South All-Star Football Classic More...

Friel inducted into Softball Hall of Fame

Elaine Friel, of Haymarket, Virginia, formerly of Marlinton, was inducted into the Washington Metropolitan Slow Pitch Softball Hall of Fame February 9. Her parents, Elmer and More...

Shots don’t drop for Lady Warriors

Bruce McKean Contributing Writer I pulled out the 2014-15 Girls Basketball Coaches Association preseason poll and looked at the Class A rankings to see how well they predicted More...

eTimes for August 27, 2015

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Preserving Pocahontas

A splendid photograph of the boardwalk on Ninth Street leading to the Pocahontas County Courthouse shortly...

Preserving Pocahontas

This unidentified photograph shows a wedding party assembled on a large boulder. If you look right...

Preserving Pocahontas

This panoramic photo of the 1925 Pocahontas County Fair held August 17 – 21 is one...

Charles Alexander

Charles Clifford Alexander, Jr., age 45, of Arbovale, passed away Tuesday, August 25, 2015, at his residence. A memorial service will be held Sunday, August 30, at 2 p.m. at Wallace and Wallace Funeral More...

Esco Johnson..

Esco Carl Johnson, Jr., age 96, of Cass, passed away Tuesday, August 25, 2015, at his home. Family will receive friends Saturday, August 29, from 6 to 8 p.m. at VanReenen Funeral More...

James Pennybacker..

James Elwood Pennybacker, age 74, of Marlinton, died Tuesday, August 25, 2015, at his daughter’s residence in Beaver. Funeral service is Saturday, August 29, 2 p.m. at More...

Barbara Sacks..

Barbara Alice Doyle Sacks, age 72, of Bethlehem, Georgia, formerly of Green Bank, passed away June 27, 2015, at Winder Barrow Medical Center in Georgia. A memorial will be held More...

Opera House welcomes back local favorites

The Pocahontas County Opera House welcomes back the Black Mountain Bluegrass Boys Saturday, August 29, at 7:30 More...

GVT brings ‘Beehive!’ to Opera House

The Pocahontas County Opera House will welcome Greenbrier Valley Theatre back to Marlinton Saturday, August 15, at 7:30 p.m. with the..

Margolin Brothers – ‘Laughter on the 23rd Floor’

Greenbrier Valley Theatre, the State Professional Theatre of West Virginia, continues its run of Neil Simon’s wacky comedy Laughter on the..

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...

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: My family has had a camp at “Dodge City” since 1963. I love Pocahontas County for many reasons. One being the residents. Last Monday, I absentmindedly drove off on Rt. 28 with my wallet on the bumper of the truck. When I got to Marlinton and realized what I..

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: My name is Donnie Kopp, and I live and work in Clarksburg. I am the Circuit Clerk here in Harrison County and I am an avid bicyclist. I have a trailer over in Pendleton County and on Friday July 10, I had planned a trip from around Franklin to Watoga State Park. More...

Field Notes

After starting out humid and rainy and finishing dry and not all that hot, the “Dog Days” of summer are finally..

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, August 26, 1915 The hay crop is variously estimated to be from two to three times as great as it..

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, August 26, 1965 Clarence L. Barlow, of Tenth Street, Marlinton, favored us with two super-size beefsteak tomatoes. One was six..
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