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 Carpenter More...

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By Jaynell Graham On Wednesday, July 8th, 2015

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 cracking and pinging of pool balls and pin ball machines. More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, July 8th, 2015

From Bustle to Bust: The mystery of the old town of Watoga

Sam Arbogast’s grandfather and grandmother, Dennis and Elizabeth Simmons Dunn, in the boat they used to ferry residents to and from the old town of Watoga. Chelsea Walker Contributing Writer The Greenbrier More...

By Jaynell Graham On Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

Srodes publishes first book, ‘Phoebe and Earl’

A love story. A sports story. A tragedy.   Everyone has a story. Many pass from one generation to the next – around the kitchen table, in porch rockers or, perhaps, whispered in private.  Joel Srodes, of More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

Richard Harry “Dick” Knapp 1847 – 1889

The Pocahontas Times, January 9, 1890 Dick Knapp, very mysteriously disappeared from his home near Edray a few weeks ago, and a short time after, was reported as being found dead in the woods. When a coroner’s More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

The Gatehouse – a place to recover

Caroline Peters Contributing Writer Opioid abuse has proven to be a problem for the state of West Virginia, leading many people to search for a solution – for Jim Wilson, that search is personal. “The Gatehouse More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

Water Witching

Reprinted from January 21, 1965 edition of The Pocahontas Times Water witching has bobbed up in conversations several times the past few months so we began to look for some information on the subject. Did you know More...

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