Opry Night features Sugar Run and Stony Bottom Bluegrass

Stony Bottom Bluegrass, from left: Dewitt Daniell, Bob Riggleman, Julie Riggleman, Homer Hunter and Dana Moyers.

Stony Bottom Bluegrass, from left: Dewitt Daniell, Bob Riggleman, Julie Riggleman, Homer Hunter and Dana Moyers. 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 year’s headliners, Sugar Run and Stony Bottom Bluegrass, will share the Opera House More...

by Pocahontas Times | Published 2 weeks ago
Photo courtesy of Tom Walker
On October 23, 2016, Pocahontas County musicians took to the stage at the Opera House to pay tribute to businessman, friend  and fellow musician Terry Richardson. The Elk River Ramblers, from left, Seth Maynard, Paul Marganian and Galen Watts performed songs in memory of their bandmate.
By Jaynell Graham On Friday, December 2nd, 2016

Elk River Ramblers – life, music and a day job

Photo courtesy of Tom WalkerOn October 23, 2016, Pocahontas County musicians took to the stage at the Opera House to pay tribute to businessman, friend and fellow musician Terry Richardson. The Elk River Ramblers, More...

Ben Sollee
By Pocahontas Times On Thursday, November 17th, 2016

Ben Sollee brings ‘Infowars’ to Marlinton

Ben Sollee Kentucky songwriter, composer and storyteller Ben Sollee returns to the Pocahontas County Opera House Friday, November 18, at 7:30 p.m., following the October release of his latest album. In Sollee’s More...

JOE AND CHRISTINE Sharp at their home on Third Avenue in Marlinton. The couple found their retirement home while biking on the Greenbrier River Trail. J. Graham photos
By Jaynell Graham On Thursday, November 17th, 2016

Military service – a foundation for life

JOE AND CHRISTINE Sharp at their home on Third Avenue in Marlinton. The couple found their retirement home while biking on the Greenbrier River Trail. J. Graham photos   There’s a fairly new veteran in More...

By Pocahontas Times On Thursday, October 20th, 2016

Hunter Hospitality

NEVA WILFONG, LEFT, and her daughter, Mary Lou Dilley, were part of a long and hospitable tradition in this county – offering visiting hunters a home away from home. Long before camper trailers and permanent More...

By Jaynell Graham On Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

A time to remember what can’t be forgotten

MEMBERS OF MARLINTON Fire Department and Rescue Squad were in attendance Sunday at the 9-11 ceremony. The American flag, coupled with the ladder of the fire turck, served as thought-provoking reminders of September More...

By Jaynell Graham On Wednesday, September 7th, 2016

What’s the Word?

Scrapbook – a book with blank pages to which you attach photographs, letters, newspaper stories, etc., that help you remember a person or time. ~ Merriam Webster Dictionary   Scrapbooking became quite the rage More...