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 long-lived and rather easy plants to grow. I have dragged them from East Coast to West Coast, from West Virginia to Florida and back More...

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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...

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By Cailey Moore On Wednesday, October 14th, 2015

Warrior golf takes sixth at states

Pocahontas County High School junior Brandon Wilfong was selected All Tournament at the state meet in Wheeling. Wilfong is pictured here with coach Phillip Anderson. Photo courtesy of Jetta Wilfong Cailey Moore Staff More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, October 14th, 2015

FRN Re-Sale Shop is open for business

Laura Dean Bennett Contributing Writer The Family Resource Network is proud to say that its new “Re-Sale Shop,” heretofore informally called “The Yard Sale Shop” opened in July and has really started to More...

By Pocahontas Times On Thursday, July 23rd, 2015

Burns plays in All-Star Football Classic

2015 PCHS grad Chad Burns, right, with his dad and high school football coach, Doug. Chad Burns was selected to play in the 2015 WCHS Fox-11 North-South All-Star Football Classic at Laidley Field in Charleston June More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, July 8th, 2015

Welcome Home

Laura Dean Bennett Contributing Writer You might be from around here if: • you can’t go visit most of your relatives without getting the vehicle muddy, and it better have four-wheel drive. • you have a More...