As it was, so it is

THERE ARE TIMES in this rural county when farmers find themselves in need of the skills long associated with Pocahontas County – the skills of a bear hunter and his dog. Jamie Walker, left, and his dad, Curtis Walker, of West Virginia Plotts Kennel at Mill Point, were called into service to dispatch an “opportunistic” bear who had found More...

by Jaynell Graham | Published 1 week ago
By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016

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 interesting addition to the story: Hosterman is about halfway More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

Marlinton High School Class of ’54 reunion

Members of the Marlinton High School Class of 1954 – Row 1, from left: Mary Louise Bowers Workman, Marilyn Ryder Alvaro, Doris Ella Cooper Lustine, Mary Jarvis Currence, Adele Friel Smith, Barbara Varney More...

By Jaclyn Hollandsworth On Friday, June 3rd, 2016

Reunions

Milburn Sharp Family: Saturday, September 3, noon at the Marlinton Municipal Park, Stillwell. Bring a covered dish. 34th Annual Robert, Mary A. and Carrie V. Starks Family: Saturday, September 3, 5 p.m. at the Pavilion More...

By Jaclyn Hollandsworth On Friday, May 27th, 2016

Cemetery Donations

Donations for the upkeep of the following cemeteries may be made to: Beaver Creek Cemetery – Nancy McComb Smithson, 641 Violet Road, Marlinton, WV 24954. Bethel Cemetery on Back Mountain Road, Durbin – Jean More...

By Jaynell Graham On Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

A County Cornerstone

WVUncovered visited Marlinton in 2012 to do a video about C.J. Richardson Hardware. This photo of Terry Richardson was taken by Hong Zhao, a student with the group. Reprinted from Mountain Times, February 2008 In More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, March 30th, 2016

PCCC – a warm welcome is par for the course

DCIM100MEDIA Laura Dean Bennett Contributing Writer The Pocahontas County Country Club began its history in 1956, when a group of county businessmen decided that they were tired of driving to Lewisburg every time More...

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