New veterinary office opens in Marlinton


Frankford Veterinary Hospital now operates a clinic in Marlinton two days a week. Frankford Veterinary founder Dr. Julie Gibson said the new clinic has been very busy since it opened in December. In the photo, clinic staff poses with two patients, left to right: Veterinary Assistant Kris Weber, Gibson and Clinic Manager Lorraine Sharp. Pocahontas County More...

by Geoff Hamill | Published 4 weeks ago
By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

Gas prices on the rise, but how much?

A rapid decrease in gasoline prices over the past six months has been a welcome relief to Pocahontas County households – especially those on tight budgets. Gasoline prices in the U.S. declined for 123 straight More...

By Pocahontas Times On Thursday, January 29th, 2015

Winter Weather Advisory

The National Weather Service in Charleston has issued a Winter WEather Advisory for Webster, Pocahontas and Randolph counties. The advisory will be in effect from 9 p.m. Thursday, January 29, to 1 p.m. Friday, January More...

By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

Commission cuts funding for libraries, parks

The Pocahontas County Commission didn’t take much time to decide how to provide hotel/motel tax money to two more groups in 2015. Following a recommendation by Commissioner Jamie Walker, the Commission simply More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

PCHS starts fund for HOBY participants

For several years, Pocahontas County High School has sent a sophomore to participate in the Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership [HOBY] summer camp held at Marshall University. This year, there are four students who More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

PCHS math program selected for national collaboration

Superintendent Dr. Donald Bechtel shared two pieces of good news at the board of education meeting Monday night concerning the math department at Pocahontas County High School. The department was selected by the More...

By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

Snowshoe wastewater project real estate certified

A major milestone on the long journey toward a Snowshoe-area wastewater treatment system was passed on January 23, when legal counsel for the Pocahontas Public Service District (PSD) issued a preliminary title opinion, More...