An unexpected connection

In a good, flowing conversation, one story leads to another. And so it is with written stories, as was evidenced again this past week. Friday afternoon, after reading his copy of the July 10 edition of The Pocahontas Times, Dennis Lockhart, of White Sulphur Springs, called The Times office. He said he had information regarding the front page photo that More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

Supreme Court upholds green box fees

The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals held that Pocahontas County homeowners must pay a mandatory garbage collection fee, known as the “green box fee,” even if they don’t use the county-operated refuse More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

Preserving Pocahontas

The Marlinton High School Class of 1936 at their Reunion during Pioneer Days, ca. 1970. Pictured left to right: Kenneth Bumgardner, Burton Smith, James McNeill, Oren Waugh, Gray Ruckman, Ava Guthrie, Jay B. Graham, More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

Circuit Court News

According to Pocahontas County Circuit Clerk Connie Carr, the following cases were heard June 27 before the Honorable James J. Rowe: Megan Josephine Stewart, 23, of Oceana, failed to appear for a status conference More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

PSC warns of utility billing scam

The Public Service Commission is again warning about scam phone calls in West Virginia from people claiming to represent electric and gas utility companies.  A gentleman from the Parkersburg area contacted the More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

Marlinton Council renews State Police contract

Marlinton Town Council in regular session on July 7. Council agreed to purchase a water eductor for the Marlinton Fire Department, at a cost of $3,515. The device is used to draw water from rivers and other water More...

Flying Higher, LLC director Jo Santiago gives a presentation with red-tailed hawk Ty at the Homegrown Arts and Music Festival at Snowshoe Mountain Resort. Ty came to live with Santiago 18 years ago after he was injured by a motor vehicle. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

Homegrown Arts and Music Festival – a fine feather affair

Flying Higher, LLC director Jo Santiago gives a presentation with red-tailed hawk Ty at the Homegrown Arts and Music Festival at Snowshoe Mountain Resort. Ty came to live with Santiago 18 years ago after he was More...