Little Levels Heritage Fair cancelled for this weekend

Little Levels Heritage Fair has been cancelled for this weekend. The Pearl S. Buck Birthplace is closed due to the recent heavy rain. Plans are in the works to have the festival at the Hillsboro Elementary School Friday and Saturday, July 1 and 2. More information will be available in the June 30 edition of The Pocahontas Times.  More...

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By Suzanne Stewart On Friday, June 24th, 2016

Little Levels Heritage Fair cancelled, Allegheny Echoes concert rescheduled

The Little Levels Heritage Fair has been cancelled due to weather conditions. The Allegheny Echoes concert scheduled for Friday, June 24, has been moved to 7 p.m. at the Opera House. Students and instructors will More...

By Pocahontas Times On Friday, June 24th, 2016

Governor Tomblin’s statement on flooding response effort

Damage extensive in parts of state CHARLESTON, W.Va. (June 24, 2016) – Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin said today that state and local emergency officials are working to ensure the safety of residents across the state. “The More...

By Pocahontas Times On Thursday, June 23rd, 2016

Greenbrier to crest at just above flood stage before midnight

The National Weather Service in Charleston Wv has issued a Flood Warning for the Greenbrier River at Marlinton from late tonight to Friday morning…or until the warning is cancelled. At 8:45 p.m. Thursday the More...

By Jaynell Graham On Thursday, June 23rd, 2016

Flood Warning in effect until 6:30 p.m.

Severe thunderstorms throughout the night and into early Thursday morning have wreaked havoc in many areas of Pocahontas County. Emergency Management Director Michael O’Brien reported that, as of noon, most More...

By Jaynell Graham On Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

Iowa man transported to face charges

In the April 2016 term of court, the Pocahontas County Grand Jury indicted David Darrow, 60, of Mason City, Iowa, on One Count ­– Obtaining Money by False Pretenses, a felony; and One Count – Fraudulent Schemes, More...

The Whistle Stop Gift Shop in Durbin has moved down the street to a new location in the old Durbin Library store front. The new shop has more space for West Virginia crafts, including locally made quilted items, jewelry and stained glass. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

Whistle Stop has new location, same great West Virginia crafts

The Whistle Stop Gift Shop in Durbin has moved down the street to a new location in the old Durbin Library store front. The new shop has more space for West Virginia crafts, including locally made quilted items, More...