Sheriff’s Department enforcing animal protection during extreme cold

Due to the extremely cold temperatures expected tonight through Saturday, February 21, the Pocahontas County Sheriff has announced the enforcement of WV Code 61-18-19(a)(1)(C)(ii): It is “unlawful for any person to mistreat an animal in a cruel manner, abandon an animal or intentionally withhold shelter that protects from the elements of weather.” The More...

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By Dave Curry On Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

Field Notes

By the Numbers It’s that time of year again. Hunting season is mostly over and fishing season will have to wait for better days. Outdoorsmen congregate around the wood stoves and water coolers and discuss past More...

By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

Veterans News

Jenkins’ office looking into Maxwelton clinic delays The Pocahontas Times contacted Congressman Evan Jenkins’ office to request information on the re-opening of the VA Community Clinic in Maxwelton. More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

Money available for septic system upgrades

Nearly $80,000 has been made available to assist local homeowners upgrade and repair their septic systems. The purpose of the program is to reduce the level of fecal coliform bacteria in the Knapps Creek watershed. More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

Coursera going strong and expanding

Coursera, a revolutionary online learning center, continues to grow – and it’s no wonder why. Coursera offers top quality online college classes free of charge. Students do not receive college credits, More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

Warrior Bucks Program: Get caught being good

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Students are rewarded for good grades, athletic achievements and extracurricular activities. The teachers and administration at Pocahontas County High School are going a step farther More...

Braving the cold weather and snowy road conditions, sweethearts, friends and family gathered at the Arbovale Community Center Saturday to enjoy a Valentine’s Day dinner served by the youth groups from New Hope Church of the Brethren. Above, Noah Barkley and Sienna Bircher serve drinks to diners as they await their steak dinners. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

Youth host fundraiser Valentine’s dinner

Braving the cold weather and snowy road conditions, sweethearts, friends and family gathered at the Arbovale Community Center Saturday to enjoy a Valentine’s Day dinner served by the youth groups from New Hope More...