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Leyzorek and Pritt on ballot by petition Voters in the November General Election will find two names on the ballot which did not appear in the May Primary race. According to records in the Pocahontas County Clerk’s office, John Leyzorek, of Marlinton, filed a petition and paid the filing fee to have his name added to candidates running for Pocahontas More...

by Jaynell Graham | Published 2 months ago
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, August 10th, 2016

BOE chews facts of Feed to Achieve

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer The board of education continues to weigh the options of the Feed to Achieve program which would provide free breakfast and lunch in the schools. Rick Wilson, Director of the West Virginia More...

Pocahontas County High School basketball coach Tim McClung, left, presents 2016 grad JD Hensler with a 1,000 point basketball. Hensler ended his career as a Warrior with a total of 1,033 points. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, August 10th, 2016

Hensler sets sights on college ball

Pocahontas County High School basketball coach Tim McClung, left, presents 2016 grad JD Hensler with a 1,000 point basketball. Hensler ended his career as a Warrior with a total of 1,033 points. S. Stewart photo Suzanne More...

By Jaynell Graham On Friday, August 5th, 2016

IRS phone scam returns

Please be advised that the IRS “lawsuit” scam is making the rounds in the county again. A reader called in to report the name and number that appeared on her caller ID: Shawn Miller; 347-349-7449. If you receive More...

By Pocahontas Times On Friday, August 5th, 2016

Planned power outage for Cass and Durbin

Mon Power will have a planned power outage Monday, August 8, affecting approximately 145 customers in Cass and Durbin in Pocahontas County. The interruption will occur from 9am to 1pm. Mon Power regrets the inconvenience, More...

By Jaynell Graham On Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016

Grand Jury indicts 13

According to Pocahontas County Circuit Clerk Connie Carr, the Grand Jury hand-ed up indictments of 13 individuals in its August term. Arraignments in the following cases will be held Friday, August 12, before the More...

By Jaynell Graham On Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016

MTC takes action on deer hunt, fire fee and an auction

The Marlinton Town Council meeting began on a somber note Monday night as Recorder BJ Gudmundsson called the meeting to order and advised council and the public that Mayor Sam Felton’s mother, June Felton, had More...

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