WVU professor using GBT for international project

Funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation, West Virginia University associate professor of physics and astronomy Maura McLaughlin is using the National Radio Astronomy Observatory Green Bank Telescope to observe pulsars for the International Pulsar Timing Array project. McLaughlin is a member of NANOGrav – North American Nanohertz Observatory More...

by Suzanne Stewart | Published 3 weeks ago
By Pocahontas Times On Friday, July 25th, 2014

Advisory: US250 bridge at Bartow open to one lane

The WV DOH in Marlinton is advising that the US250 bridge in Bartow is now open to one lane of traffic for all vehicles, including commercial truck traffic. Continue to use caution in the area while construction More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

Circuit Court

According to Pocahontas County Circuit Clerk Connie Carr, the following cases were heard July 16 before the Honorable Judge Robert E. Richardson: A request from the state for a continuance was granted in the case More...

DAY REPORT CENTER Director Tammie Alderman reported to the County Commission about the success of the Center’s gardening project. Produce from the garden is distributed through the local food bank as well the Pocahontas County Senior Citizens organization. The project will be expanded next year as a means to develop skills of the gardeners and provide even more fresh vegetables for county residents. G. Hamill photo
By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

Commission gets more PILT money than expected

DAY REPORT CENTER Director Tammie Alderman reported to the County Commission about the success of the Center’s gardening project. Produce from the garden is distributed through the local food bank as well More...

Local potter Alison Flegel speaks about the tradition of the Japanese Tea Ceremony during the Green Bank Herb Fair Saturday at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory. Flegel became interested in the history of tea ceremonies when she studied the art of making Japanese tea bowls. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

The old and new of herbs and tea

Local potter Alison Flegel speaks about the tradition of the Japanese Tea Ceremony during the Green Bank Herb Fair Saturday at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory. Flegel became interested in the history of More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

Using herbs and foods to treat and prevent cancer

Medical herbalist, and nutrition and wellness coach Geo Derick gave a presentation at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory in Green Bank Friday on the uses of herbs and food to treat and prevent cancer. Derick More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

Advisory: Traffic on US250 / 28/ 92 open via detours

US250 and Routes 28 and 92 are now open to passenger cars via detours around the accident site. Large truck traffic must travel via the Huttonsville side into Bartow, until the bridge can be inspected by the DOH. Use More...