Don’t call ’em lumberjacks, they’re wood hicks

Sitting among his collection of logging artifacts and a model of a West Virginia logging town, Rich Pawling, of Rich Pawling History Alive!, plays mandolin as he sings a Ralph Stanley song during the Cass Logging Days Sunday. Pawling told the history of wood hicks and life in logging towns like the one at the former town of Spruce near Cass. S. Stewart photo

Sitting among his collection of logging artifacts and a model of a West Virginia logging town, Rich Pawling, of Rich Pawling History Alive!, plays mandolin as he sings a Ralph Stanley song during the Cass Logging Days Sunday. Pawling told the history of wood hicks and life in logging towns like the one at the former town of Spruce near Cass. S. Stewart More...

by Suzanne Stewart | Published 3 weeks ago
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

‘It was a long 12 hours there’

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer While creeks and streams were spilling out of their banks and into fields and roads in Pocahontas County Thursday, White Sulphur Springs received an estimated nine inches of rain, leading More...

By Cailey Moore On Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

Short night at commission meeting

Cailey Moore Staff Writer It was a fairly quiet at the June 21, Pocahontas County Commission meeting, and despite the 18-item agenda, business was addressed in a relatively quick fashion. 911 Director Mike O’Brien More...

Allegheny Echoes fiddle instructor Danny Arthur talks to students Retiba, Ramona, Claire and Bethany as the class discusses the songs they learned during the week-long workshop. Although we were the beginner class, many of the students were already well versed in playing violin and fiddle tunes. Arthur has been an instructor for Echoes from the beginning, celebrating the 20th anniversary this year. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

How I became an Echo – as opposed to a din

Allegheny Echoes fiddle instructor Danny Arthur talks to students Retiba, Ramona, Claire and Bethany as the class discusses the songs they learned during the week-long workshop. Although we were the beginner class, More...

CHUCK AND KATIE Workman were just two of the
many Pocahontas County individuals and groups to
collect donations for the victims of last Thursday's
flood. Clothing, non-perishable food and water were
taken to Rupert on Saturday, and the above load was
headed for Richwood on Sunday. D. Moore photo
By Cailey Moore On Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

Community unites to lend a helping hand

CHUCK AND KATIE Workman were just two of the many Pocahontas County individuals and groups to collect donations for the victims of last Thursday’s flood. Clothing, non-perishable food and water were taken More...

By Jaynell Graham On Monday, June 27th, 2016

Little Levels Heritage Fair is cancelled

The 2016 Little Levels Heritage Fair has been cancelled and will not be rescheduled for this year. All food will be donated to disaster areas in West Virginia.  More...

By Pocahontas Times On Sunday, June 26th, 2016

Damage assessment in the county

According to Emergency Management Director Michael O’Brien, damage assessments in Pocahontas County are still being done. It is very important to notify his department of your damages and losses. Several counties More...