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 is a project that has been underway for the last nineteen years,” Wilson said. “It has inspired me. I had gone through a program in More...

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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...

By Pocahontas Times On Thursday, July 17th, 2014

Bad Men of Greenbrier

Pocahontas Sheriff and Deputy Take Them July 1914 In June 1913, Theodore Hoke, aged fifty years, and Jesse Hoke, his son, ages 24 years, were tried in the circuit court of Greenbrier county upon a charge of stealing More...

Chuck Love poses with one of his many musical instruments. Love says he has "nearly a music store" in the couple's living room.  His wife, Agnes, says she is "very understanding."
By Jaynell Graham On Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

Following a dream

The January 4, 1964 edition of The Pocahontas Times contained the following bit of news: On TV “Charles Lovelace, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles F. Lovelace, formerly of Marlinton, was on Channel 7 on the Lori More...