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By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, February 10th, 2016
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Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, February 10, 1966 Mrs. Hallie Vanosdale, of Boyer, suffered some broken ribs in a fall on icy steps at her home last Thursday. Young Miss Ann Burns, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Burns, Jr., broke her More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, February 10th, 2016
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100-Years-Ago

Thursday, February 10, 1916 We have had a cold, damp, moist, unpleasant winter and it has just about got our goat. Change of weather is the discourse of fools, says the old proverb, but we have had such a horrible More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, February 10th, 2016
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Elk River Ramblers and Viney Mountain Bluegrass Boys share Opry Night Stage

The annual Opry Night at the Pocahontas County Opera House has come to represent some of the best bluegrass and traditional talent in the region. This season’s Opry Night on February 20, at 7:30 p.m. will showcase More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, February 10th, 2016
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Mayor’s Corner

By Marlinton Mayor Sam Felton A review of the responsibilities of the Town of Marlinton’s water customers: 1. Customers are responsible for the condition of their plumbing. 2. Customers are responsible for the More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, February 10th, 2016
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What’s Cookin’?

Paula Deen’s Blueberry Cobbler 1/2 butter, melted 2 cups all-purpose Hudson Cream flour 1 1/2 cups sugar 2 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. salt 1/4 tsp. ground cardamon 1 1/3 cups milk 6 cups blueberries or blackberries 2 More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, February 10th, 2016
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Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: RE: Common Core Although not cursory because my Palmer method wasn’t up to par at age 12, this is hand-printed. I read “with fear and trembling” the Board of Education report on Common Core. Hopefully More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, February 10th, 2016
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State senate passes bill to allow drug screen of TANF applicants

The West Virginia Senate voted 32-2 Tuesday to establish a three-year statewide pilot program that would provide for the drug screening and testing of applicants for benefits from the Temporary Assistance for Needy More...