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Sunday, April 30, 2017

Military service – a foundation for life

  There’s a fairly new veteran in Marlinton – not newly discharged from the service, but newly settled and involved in the town and county. Joseph Sharp and his wife. Christine, found their new home in...

Hunter Hospitality

Laura Dean Bennett Contributing Writer For decades, during turkey, squirrel and deer season, out-of-town and out-of-state hunters have descended on Pocahontas County in droves. A lot of people around these parts remember back in the day when their...

A time to remember what can’t be forgotten

A Remembrance Ceremony was held Sunday at the Gazebo Park on Main Street in Marlinton. It was a beautiful September day, much like that September day 15 years ago when life changed for so...

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 a few...

Juanita Fireball and the Continental Drifters

More than music When Juanita Fireball and the Continental Drifters take the stage, you know you are in for a fun, foot-tapping time. This group has become one of the most popular and most visible...

As it was, so it is

Stories about farmers, bears, bear hunters and dogs pepper the pages of this county’s history. Names and dates in the stories change, but the ways of the bears have pretty much remained the same. There...

Fatal Boiler Explosion ~ 1906

Someone recently requested a copy of the following article which appeared in the August 2, 1906 edition of The Pocahontas Times. The photo is courtesy of the Pocahontas County Historical Society Museum. Hosterman,...