Carte starts works as public defender

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Oak Hill native Clint Carte, now of Seebert, is the new Public Defender for Pocahontas County. Carte received his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan and a law degree from West Virginia University. In addition to other positions, Carte has worked as a Special Assistant with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and Assistant Legal More...

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By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

Jonese walking 100 miles for the troops

While most of us will be celebrating Independence Day with a cookout, fireworks and parades, Davis & Elkins College senior and Green Bank native Lakota Jonese will be walking. As a way to raise awareness about More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

Prickly Situation

Ken and Robin Tywoniw, of Lobelia, had an unusual animal emergency last Wed-nesday morning when five-year-old Blue Heelers Roc and Goey came home after an encounter of a rare kind.   Robin said when she first More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

Circuit Court

According to Pocahontas County Circuit Clerk Connie Carr, the following cases were heard June 18 before the Honorable Judge J. C. Pomponio, Jr.: In the case the State vs Carla Lynn Johnson, 29, of Hillsboro, the More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

County Commission supports Droop cell tower

Rachel Taylor, vice president of Northern Pocahontas Wellness, standing right, speaks to the Pocahontas County Commission on June 17, 2014. Taylor requested a $10,000 contribution to help build a fitness center More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

New BBQ restaurant opens in Marlinton

A trio of business partners opened a new barbecue restaurant in Marlinton last Thursday. The Pink Pig BBQ offers a variety of BBQ pork, chicken and shrimp recipes. The restaurant is located next to Suds and Duds More...

Pocahontas County native Jerry Curry VanReenen, left, with her five-year-old son, James, at the University of Virginia hospital. James spent 13 days in the hospital after he had an accident involing a lawn mower. During an open house at the hospital, James had his face painted like a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle. Photo courtesy of UVA Health System
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

911 dispatcher answers call about her son

Pocahontas County native Jerry Curry VanReenen, left, with her five-year-old son, James, at the University of Virginia hospital. James spent 13 days in the hospital after he had an accident involing a lawn mower. More...