Adding a layer of color

THE UNSEASONABLY MILD weather has been an advantage, but not a necessity, for Dennis Eisenacher, of Slaty Fork. Eisenacher, owner of D.M.E. Enterprises, is the contractor working on the new Tudor’s building on Main Street in Marlinton. Eisenacher said bad weather doesn’t bother him. He and his crew have built houses at Snowshoe when temperatures More...

by Jaynell Graham | Published 4 months ago
By Jaynell Graham On Thursday, December 31st, 2015

Play Ball

FOUR AUTOGRAPHED BASEBALLS from Little League games, played in the early 1960s, have come home. Rev. George McCune, a volunteer umpire for the league, saved the mementoes. His sons, Larry and Jim, recently brought More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015

The Friendly Beasts

Laura Dean Bennett Contributing Writer Once a year during this miraculous season  The story is told of how animals can reason, And speak to each other just for the one night When Christmas arrives at the stroke More...

By Jaynell Graham On Tuesday, November 24th, 2015

Project update

            THINGS CONTINUE TO move up on the corner of Main Street and Third Avenue, future home of the proposed Tudor’s Biscuit World. The New York Times recently ran an article More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, October 21st, 2015

Prepare now for a Christmas bloom

Laura Dean Bennett Contributing Writer The Christmas cactus has been a favorite houseplant since grandma’s day. It’s not unusual for a single plant to be passed down from generation-to-generation because they’re More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, October 21st, 2015

Don’t leave the leaves

Assemble your supplies – leaves, waxed paper, iron and pressing cloth. L.D. Bennett photos Laura Dean Bennett Contributing Writer What a shame it would be to let all those beautiful autumn leaves go to waste. More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, October 21st, 2015

A wealth of black walnuts

Black walnuts In their hulls resemble large limes.  L.D. Bennett photo Laura Dean Bennett Contributing Writer This time of year, our black walnut trees are dropping their hulls by the bushel, and it’s time More...