Grand Jury

According to Pocahontas County Circuit Clerk Connie Carr, the following indictments were handed up by the April 2015 Grand Jury. Ebimael Rodriguez Perez, 22, of Durbin, was indicted on Three Counts, Wanton Endangerment, Involving a Firearm, a felony.  Birthel Scott Kennedy, 47, of Marlinton –  One Count, Domestic Battery Third Offense, a felony. William More...

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A discarded sofa sits along Knapps Creek on Route 39 near Marlinton. Litter has been shown to have an impact on tourism revenue.
By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

Litter a growing problem in Pocahontas County

What should be a beautiful landscape in Pocahontas County is ruined by litter. This scene could be anywhere in the county but is along a popular fishing spot on Knapps Creek near Frost. G. Hamill photo. It boggles More...

By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

Maxwelton VA clinic closes again

Less than two months since re-opening, the VA Clinic in Maxwelton is closing again. The VA closed the clinic in April 2014 after several employees complained about air quality and air testing found formaldehyde More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

Free writing workshop in Hillsboro on Saturday

Award winning writer Sarah Elkins will present a free writing workshop at the Pearl S. Buck Birthplace in Hillsboro on Saturday at 1 p.m. The topic of the workshop is “The Gateway Between the Human and Natural More...

Students in the pajama pants sewing class are, from left: Taylor Hoke, Riley Pollack, Joni Barlow, Kirsten Friel, Hannah Burks, Elizabeth Friel and Addyson Wooddell. Photo courtesy of Cherri Hankins
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

Students learn ins and outs of machine sewing

Students in the pajama pants sewing class are, from left: Taylor Hoke, Riley Pollack, Joni Barlow, Kirsten Friel, Hannah Burks, Elizabeth Friel and Addyson Wooddell. Photo courtesy of Cherri Hankins Suzanne Stewart Staff More...

Best in Show, Penelope Campbell. Marlinton May-or Joe Smith purchased Campbell’s cake at the auction. S. Stewart photos
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

Girl Scout baking skills look sweet at annual Bake-off

Local Girl Scouts competed in the annual bake-off with cakes, pies and cookies that would please any sweet tooth. Best in Show, Penelope Campbell. Marlinton Mayor Joe Smith purchased Campbell’s cake at the auction. More...

By Pocahontas Times On Monday, April 13th, 2015

Black fly spraying set for April 15

The West Virginia Department of Agriculture plans to conduct a black fly suppression treatment on Wednesday, April 15. We would appreciate it if you could run a public notice for us – if it’s not too late. Thanks. Public More...

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