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 first full-length studio record in four years, Infowars, the cellist teams up with his longtime collaborator, drummer Jordon Ellis. The two More...

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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...

By Jaynell Graham On Friday, September 2nd, 2016

Juanita Fireball and the Continental Drifters

More than music Photo courtesy of Mary Sue BurnsJuanita Fireball and the Continental Drifters at Huntersville Tradition Day. Pictured standing, l to r: Jay Lockman, Mike Burns, John Sparks, Wayne Walton and Terry More...

By Jaynell Graham On Wednesday, August 17th, 2016

As it was, so it is

THERE ARE TIMES in this rural county when farmers find themselves in need of the skills long associated with Pocahontas County – the skills of a bear hunter and his dog. Jamie Walker, left, and his dad, More...