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 they wanted to indulge in their favorite pastime. Going all the way to Greenbrier County for a game of golf could easily take an entire day More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Friday, March 4th, 2016

‘The things you need, close to home’

Ebbie and Betty Mullenax have been friends to the community of Arbovale, and longtime fixtures at Trent’s General Store. As fromer owners, they worked 12-hour days. They’ve cut that back to five hours a day, More...

By Pocahontas Times On Thursday, February 25th, 2016

Remembering Betsy Jordan Edgar ~ 1921-2016

Betsy Jordan Edgar and Thomas Callison Edgar. The couple did everything together. Theirs is a war love story. Photos courtesy of Martha Irene Edgar Ness By “Marty” Edgar Ness Betsy Jordan Edgar was born June More...

By Jaynell Graham On Friday, January 29th, 2016

A ‘Big Bang’ of a beginning but, as yet, no end to the story

NRAO Business Manager Mike Holstine walks across the dish of the Robert C. Byrd Green Bank Telescope. This hike is only possible on scheduled maintenance days. Observations cease, and a few lucky folks, who aren’t More...

By Jaynell Graham On Wednesday, January 20th, 2016

Respect returned

“They deserve to be remembered,”caretaker Frank Gravely often said of veterans interred at Mountain View Cemetery. Gravely put flags on more than 550 graves each Memorial Day. G. Hamill photo “He was More...

By Jaynell Graham On Thursday, December 31st, 2015

Play Ball

FOUR AUTOGRAPHED BASEBALLS from Little League games, played in the early 1960s, have come home. Rev. George McCune, a volunteer umpire for the league, saved the mementoes. His sons, Larry and Jim, recently brought More...

By Jaynell Graham On Monday, December 7th, 2015

Minnehaha – the hospitality place

Pocahontas County has always had the distinction of being a place of hospitality, and that distinction may have found its beginning at Minnehaha. Minnehaha Springs, located north of Marlinton on Rt. 39 is a pastoral More...