PCHS teacher arrested for sexual assault

On Tuesday, April 8, Corporal M.A. Agee, of the Marlinton Detachment of the West Virginia State Police, arrested Ms. Sammantha Bartley, of Marlinton, 25 years of age, for three counts of sexual assault by a guardian. These charges stem from a complaint from a former Pocahontas County High School student. The victim claims that as a student in 2013, More...

by Geoff Hamill | Published 2 weeks ago
By Pocahontas Times On Thursday, April 10th, 2014

Controled Burn Advisory

There will two (2) controlled burns today beginning at approximately 11 a.m. The first fire will be at Shock Run on Allegheny Mountain at Frost. Approximately 6 acres will be involved. The second fire will be by More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Grand Jury

A Pocahontas County Grand Jury returned indictments against two individuals on April 1. Former Prosecuting Attorney Donna Meadows Price was indicted on a felony charge of Embezzlement. See related story on page More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Circuit Court

According to Circuit Court Clerk Connie Carr, the following cases were heard before the Honorable Judge James J. Rowe on April 2: In the case the state vs Selina Goode, 28, of Marlinton, the defendant was present More...

Top left: Madison Seal won Best of Show with her English Walnut Pie. Top right: Winners in the cake category, from left: third place, Shaylee Landis; second place, Kirsten Friel; and first place, Sydney Puffenbarger. Bottom left: Winners in the pie category, from left: third place, Eden Smith; second place, Chloe Hardesty; and first place, Dakota Snider. Bottom right: Winners in the cookie category, from left: third place, Bracie Sheets; second place, Makenna McKenney; and first place, Allyson Alderman. S. Stewart photos
By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Cakes, pies and cookies, oh my! Girl scouts show off cooking skills at annual bake-off

Top left: Madison Seal won Best of Show with her English Walnut Pie. Top right: Winners in the cake category, from left: third place, Shaylee Landis; second place, Kirsten Friel; and first place, Sydney Puffenbarger. More...

Michael Shamblin, with the Clay County WVU Extension Service, gave a beekeeping class at Marlinton Municipal Building on April 7, 2014.
By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Expert describes the amazing world of honeybees

Michael Shamblin, with the Clay County WVU Extension Service, gave a beekeeping class at Marlinton Municipal Building on April 7, 2014. Michael Shamblin with the Clay County WVU Extension Service provided a fascinating More...

A group of nine volunteers spent their Saturday morning cleaning up an eight-mile stretch of Edray Road between Clover Lick and Route 66. In the photo, front row, left to right: Tina Runyon, Lacy the Collie and George Snyder; Back row, left to right: Tom Epling, Cyndy Epling, Judy Perry, Dwight Perry. Not pictured: Bob Runyon, Earl Tollman and Jennifer Snyder. Bob Runyon photo.
By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Volunteers clean up Edray Road

A group of nine volunteers spent their Saturday morning cleaning up an eight-mile stretch of Edray Road between Clover Lick and Route 66. In the photo, front row, left to right: Tina Runyon, Lacy the Collie and More...