Dunmore UMC celebrating 125 years

The Dunmore United Methodist Church will celebrate its 125th anniversary Sunday, September 11. The church was built in 1890-1891 and dedicated in  August of 1891. The event will include worship service, Sunday School, covered dish lunch and musical entertainment. S. Stewart photo

The Dunmore United Methodist Church will celebrate its 125th anniversary Sunday, September 11. The church was built in 1890-1891 and dedicated in August of 1891. The event will More...

BOE says – ‘free meals for all schools’

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer After reviewing information and options, at the August 23 meeting, the Pocahontas County Board of Education approved to provide free meals to all More...

‘Last Photographers’ illustrates history of West Virginia

The first in a series of books collecting the photography of West Virginia, “Last Photographers – Finley Taylor, Collection 1 – Logging and Rails,” is filled with photographs of the lifestyles of families and woodhicks who worked for the Cherry River Boom and Lumber Company. Above, the photo titled “Tub of Water,” is a family portrait of the Giles family. It is accompanied by a story which explains its title. Photo courtesy of Mark Romano

The first in a series of books collecting the photography of West Virginia, “Last Photographers – Finley Taylor, Collection 1 – Logging and Rails,” is filled with photographs More...

Michiganite donates to local student’s cause

After learning of the flooding in West Virginia, Veronica Setera, left, traveled from Michgan to Pocahontas County to offer her assistance. Monday, she delivered a trunk-load of school supplies to Green Bank Elementary-Middle School sixth grader Gage Wilson, right, who collected school supplies to send to students in Greenbrier County. S. Stewart photo

After learning of the flooding in West Virginia, Veronica Setera, left, traveled from Michgan to Pocahontas County to offer her assistance. Monday, she delivered a trunk-load More...

Bosley’s No. 77 to be retired

Durbin native Bruce Bosley began his football career at Green Bank High School, where he graduated in 1952. He played at West Virginia University from 1952-55 before moving on 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...

eTimes for September 1, 2016

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Preserving Pocahontas

Orville McMillion (born Sept 9, 1919) at left and Lola Gray McMillion (born Oct 19, 1917)...

Preserving Pocahontas

Seven unidentified lumberjacks pose on felled logs with their “tools of the trade” in northern Pocahontas...

Preserving Pocahontas

Portrait of Birdie Blanche Gibson Varner, of Elk Community near Slaty Fork, W.Va. She was the...

Norman McKenney

Norman Edward “Jack” McKenney, age 69, of Marlinton, passed away Wednesday, August 24, 2016, at the Meadow Garden Nursing Home in Rainelle. Born December 24, 1946, in Pocahontas County, he was a son More...

Charlotte Schoolcraft..

Charlotte Lee Perkins Schoolcraft, age 52, of Marlinton, passed away Friday, August 26, 2016, at her apartment at Fran Manor in Marlinton. Born July 6, 1964, in Prince William More...

Norman McKenney..

Norman Edward “Jack” McKenney, age 69, of Marlinton, passed away Wednesday, August 24, 2016, at the Meadow Garden Nursing Home in Rainelle. Family will receive friends Saturday, More...

Arlie Vaughan..

Arlie J. Vaughan, age 96, of Marlinton, died Sunday, August 21, 2016, at Pocahontas Center in Marlinton. Born November 19, 1919, at Lobelia, he was a son of the late Lovice and More...

It’s our turn

Kim Morgan Dean and Melissa Robinette will perform in Greenbrier Valley Theatre’s country musical Pump Boys More...

Music at Cranberry Mountain Nature Center August 13

Set against the majestic Cranberry Mountain at the Cranberry Mountain Nature Center, hear the summer sounds of mountain heritage music with..

GVT Presents Pump Boys and Dinettes at Pocahontas County Opera House

Greenbrier Valley Theatre, the State Professional Theatre of West Virginia, will present Pump Boys and Dinettes at the Pocahontas County Opera..

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..

As it was, so it is

Stories about farmers, bears, bear hunters and dogs pepper the pages of this county’s history. Names and dates in the stories change, but the ways of the bears have pretty much remained the same. There are several bear hunters in the county today who can assist farmers who are experiencing significant..

Fatal Boiler Explosion ~ 1906

THIS PHOTO SHOWS the aftermath of the explosion, and parts of the boiler can be found today near the explosion site. Brent Moore, of Dunmore, offers this More...

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: In reference to the town’s approval of Bow Hunting/ Blind from 9/1 to 9/30 from back of the water works north. I live on Ninth Street and enjoy my front porch daily. It overlooks a lovely mea-dow-like area with trees, wild flowers and footpaths. It is bordered by Ninth..

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: Stories. It’s their personal heartfelt stories that rock me. Stories told by Native American Indians as they cry over their beloved homelands sullied by polluting mines and scarring pipelines. Stories by sickened people from nearby Fayetteville claiming out-of-state More...

Field Notes

The Naked Ladies and coneflowers are dominating the late summer flower gardens now, while the regal purple of the Ironweed reigns..

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, August 24, 1916 If you will take a stand at the forks of the road in the town of Marlinton,..

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, August 25, 1966 Sp4 Richard Doyle, who is just back from a year in Viet Nam, was honored with a..