Winter Weather Advisory

The National Weather Service in Charleston has issued a Winter Weather Advisory in effect until 7 p.m. Tuesday, January 6, for Webster and Pocahontas counties. Snow accumulations of 3 to 5 inches are possible through this afternoon, tapering off htis evening. Temperatures will be in the lower 20s.  More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

A Christmas Message

Let It Be Rev. John McDonald Interim Minister Marlinton Presbyterian Church It’s an obvious understatement to say we live in a day of great fear. The language of “terror” has become the motivating mantra of More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

They’re SADD – and it’s a good thing

Five seniors at Pocahontas County High School are taking a stand against bad decisions. As the officers of SADD – Students Against Destructive Decisions – president Ally Dunbrack, vice president Steven Simmons, More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

PSC warns of Utility Billing Scam

The Public Service Commission is once again warning customers about scam phone calls being made to West Virginians from people claiming to represent utility companies. The callers threaten to shut off utility service More...

From left: Twighlight Sparkle, Lexie Arbogast’s Christmas elf, brought gifts his first night at her house, including a book, pudding and hot cocoa. Photo courtesy of Darlene Arbogast. Elves are known to pull pranks during their stay with the children. Olivia and Clayton Burgess’ elf, Trevor Lee, takes a toy bulldozer for a ride. Photo courtesy of Megan McGee Burgess. Heidi Cole’s elf, Louie, took time to wrap the toilet in Christmas wrapping paper. Photo courtesy of Jessie Cole
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

Elf on the Shelf adds whimsy to Christmas tradition

From left: Twighlight Sparkle, Lexie Arbogast’s Christmas elf, brought gifts his first night at her house, including a book, pudding and hot cocoa. Photo courtesy of Darlene Arbogast. Elves are known to pull pranks More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

Students excel at county Math Field Day

Fourth through ninth grade students converged on Pocahontas County High School last week to participate in the county Math Field Day event. Each year, students put their mathematical skills to the test and strive More...

Plant Manager Dale McKenney in the Marlinton Water Plant. Engineers have advised the Town Council to upgrade the aging plant or face the possibility of a total malfunction.
By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

Flaw discovered in Marlinton water plant design

Plant Manager Dale McKenney in the Marlinton Water Plant. Engineers have advised the Town Council to upgrade the aging plant or face the possibility of a total malfunction. Marlinton Council held a special meeting More...