Thank God for Mothers

Little places flower bouquet on window sill – a vintage illustration Laura Dean Bennett Contributing Writer There’s one sure thing about everyone in the whole, wide world – everyone has a mother.  Setting aside a day on the calendar to honor our mothers is not unique to Americans or to our modern Western culture. Humans have always venerated More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016

What a Catch

You know spring is well on its way when the bass start biting on the Greenbrier River. Expert fly-fisherman Tony Wheeler, of Droop Mountain, caught this dandy 18” smallmouth on March 12, just four weeks after More...

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By Jaynell Graham On Thursday, March 17th, 2016

Coming soon

  SUNSHINE AND WARM temperatures allowed the finishing touches to go on the exterior of the new Tudor’s building on the corner of Main Street and Third Avenue in Marlinton. Contractor Dennis Eisenacher More...

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By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, March 9th, 2016

PCHS National Honor Society Induction

          The Pocahontas County High School National Honor Society held an induction ceremony for new members Monday evening at the PCHS auditorium. Students are evaluated by the faculty More...

By Dave Curry On Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

Great Backyard Bird Count starts Friday

This juvenile female sapsucker has been an unusual visitor to Dave Curry’s Arbovale feeder this winter.  These birds usually winter much further south. Photo courtesy of Dave Curry It’s that time again. A More...

By Dave Curry On Wednesday, January 13th, 2016

Field Notes

The abnormally warm weather of December broke records for mildness and confused Mother Nature into an early show of spring. Bulbs emerged out of the ground and some shrubs prepared to bloom. In my yard in Arbovale, More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, January 13th, 2016

See how they grow

MUFFIN AND WAFFLES, above, take a January stroll with Joel Rosenthal, owner of Point of View Farm at Beard. The cubs and Rosenthal are shown, above, on a walk in May. Rosenthal became a “mother” to the More...