Dunmore UMC celebrates 125 years

Dressed in period clothing and more modern attire, the youth of Dunmore United Methodist Church, with the help of adults Courtney Gainer and Ben Fuller, explained the differences between life in 1891 and today at the church’s 125 anniversary celebration Sunday. From left: Khloe Gainer, Ben Fuller, Courtney Gainer, Luke Gainer, Olivia Hamilton, Reed Garber, Wade Garber and Aaron Hamilton. S. Stewart photo

Dressed in period clothing and more modern attire, the youth of Dunmore United Methodist Church, with the help of adults Courtney Gainer and Ben Fuller, explained the differences between life in 1891 and today at the church’s 125 anniversary celebration Sunday. From left: Khloe Gainer, Ben Fuller, Courtney Gainer, Luke Gainer, Olivia Hamilton, Reed More...

by Suzanne Stewart | Published 2 weeks ago
By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, September 7th, 2016

Tudor’s Biscuit World celebrates newest location in Marlinton

We are proud to announce the newest Tudor’s Biscuit World restaurant location opening in Marlinton. This is our 74th Tudor’s Biscuit World. The restaurant will begin regular business hours Monday, September More...

Members of the Pocahontas County Archery team collected $500 to donate to the Elkview Middle School team which lost all its equipment in the June flood. Front row, from left: Frankie Burgess, Logan Hively, Christopher Price, Braedan Hayhurst, Jesse Kelly, Makenna McKenney and Jacob Kinnison. Second row, from left: Hazel Riley, Breanna Sharp, Tessa Kiner, Macaden Taylor, Dakota Dunbrack and Conner Spencer. Third row, from left: Max Ervine, Brandon Price, Jesse Bostic, T.D. Spark, Silas Riley, Joni Barlow, Haley Spencer and Maria Workman. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, September 7th, 2016

Archery team assists Elkview

Members of the Pocahontas County Archery team collected $500 to donate to the Elkview Middle School team which lost all its equipment in the June flood. Front row, from left: Frankie Burgess, Logan Hively, Christopher More...

POCAHONTAS COUNTY SENIOR Citizens are on the receiving end of the state’s return to its agricultural roots. West Virginia Department of Agriculture Special Projects Coordinator Jerry Nelson delivered tomatoes and corn to the Marlinton and Green Bank centers last week. Pictured, l to r: PCSC Fiscal Officer Dotty Brock, PCSC Executive Director John Simmons and Nelson. B. Nottingham photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, September 7th, 2016

Senior Centers recipients of fresh West Virginia produce

POCAHONTAS COUNTY SENIOR Citizens are on the receiving end of the state’s return to its agricultural roots. West Virginia Department of Agriculture Special Projects Coordinator Jerry Nelson delivered tomatoes More...

At the MOUNTAINEERS season opener at West Virginia University Saturday, a former Mountaineer and Durbin resident was honored during half time. The late Bruce Bosley, who played for Green Bank High School, WVU and the San Fransisco 49ers, was honored with the retirement of his jersey number, 77. At the ceremony, Bosley’s grandsons, Hunter, left, (wearing Bosley’s 49ers jersey) and Chase, right, (wearing Bosley’s 1955 WVU jersey) pose with WVU Athletic Director Shane Lyons who held the retired jersey. Also attending the ceremony were Bruce’s nephews, Jon Michael Bosley and Shawn Bosley, nieces, Julie Bosley Mead, Jody Bosley Morgan, Pattie Bennett and Sherry Cassell, and GBHS teammates Grey Cassell and George Triplett.

Prior to the presentation, a three-minute reel of highlights  of Bosley’s career was shown in the stadium. Photo courtesy of Jon Michael Bosley
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, September 7th, 2016

Bosley Honored

At the MOUNTAINEERS season opener at West Virginia University Saturday, a former Mountaineer and Durbin resident was honored during half time. The late Bruce Bosley, who played for Green Bank High School, WVU and More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

BOE expenses increase as funding decreases

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Every penny counts and for Superintendent of Schools Terrence Beam, there are fewer and fewer pennies to do more and more things. In the past few years, there has been a decline in financial More...

The second classroom in the Campbelltown School was converted into a sitting room/Christmas room during the renovation project spearheaded by Campbelltown Church parishioner Nicki Felton. The congregation and community members spent five years restoring the schoolhouse and transforming it into a community center. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

Campbelltown School gets new life as community center

The second classroom in the Campbelltown School was converted into a sitting room/Christmas room during the renovation project spearheaded by Campbelltown Church parishioner Nicki Felton. The congregation and community More...

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