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 Marlinton, found a most fascinating story in a box – a box containing newspaper clippings, photos and school yearbooks.  He and his More...

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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...

By Pocahontas Times On Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

Remembering One Little General Store

Gibbs Kinderman Traveling Rt. 219 Country general stores were the center of community life a hundred years ago along what is now US 219 in West Virginia. They often housed the local post office and provided an informal More...

Green Bank web. Class reunion
By Pocahontas Times On Thursday, October 30th, 2014

GBHS Class of ‘64 holds reunion

The Green Bank High School Class of 1964 held its 50th reunion at the Arbovale Community Center Saturday, October 4. The organizing committee, consisting of David J. Cain, Jane Carpenter Gordon, Donna Riley Depue, More...

Marlinton High School Class of 1954 pictured l to r: Front row, Freda Underwood Thompson, Shirley Kelly Smith, Nancy Ward Currence, Barbara Varnery Kelly, Marilyn Ryder Alvaro, Doris Ella Cooper Lustine, Phyllis Shumaker Merrell and Ward Jackson. Second row, JoAnne Beverage Gardner, Kenneth Townsend, Mary Louise Bowers Workman, Dorothy Weatherholt Kellison, Patricia Landis McNeill and Robert Sheilds. Third row, Adele Friel Loudermilk, Mary Jarvis Currence, Martin Bell, Steve Smith, Fred Burns, Jr., Don Ervine and Richard Sharp.
By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

MHS Class of ’54 reunion

Marlinton High School Class of 1954 pictured l to r: Front row, Freda Underwood Thompson, Shirley Kelly Smith, Nancy Ward Currence, Barbara Varnery Kelly, Marilyn Ryder Alvaro, Doris Ella Cooper Lustine, Phyllis More...

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