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Watoga Trail Report

An uninfected Magicicada septendecim photographed in Seebert last summer. K. Springer photo …

Grand Jury hands up indictments against 10 individuals

Jaynell Graham Editor The Pocahontas County Grand Jury convened last week for a two-day session in which they returned indictments…

Sports

Season finale – Warriors vs Midland Trail Patriots

Aaron Pugh Contributing Writer Dents, dings, COVID, quarantine, absences on the roster and A-list opponents. This was a year that…

PCB

Obituaries

Sadie Brown

Sadie E. Vandevender Brown, 92, of Arbovale, went to be with her Lord Wednesday, April 7, 2021, at Pocahontas Center…

Ruth Simmons

Ruth Mary Workman Simmons passed away Saturday, April 10, 2021, at Pocahontas Center in Marlinton. Born October 27, 1932, she…

Sadie Brown

Sadie E. Vandevender Brown, 92, of Arbovale, went to be with her Lord Wednesday, April 7, 2021, at Pocahontas Center…

Shirley Pierce

Shirley Ann Conrad Pierce, 86, of Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina, passed away at home Tuesday, March 23, 2021, from a long…

Raymond Rader

Raymond Paul Rader, Jr. passed away Thursday, April 1, 2021, in Huntersville. Born June 19, 1952, in Elizabeth, he was…

Kimberly Lester

Kimberly Sue Burgess Lester, 57, of Quinwood, passed away Saturday, March 27, 2021. Born March 3, 1964, she was a…

Columns

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor; I believe phonetics is the way to learn to read. I believe the Palmer method is the way…

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Legal Notices

Legal Advertisements – April 15, 2021

NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION TO CREDITORS, DISTRIBUTEES & LEGATEES Notice is hereby given that the following estate(s) have been opened for probate…

Legals – April 8, 2021

NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION TO CREDITORS, DISTRIBUTEES & LEGATEES Notice is hereby given that the following estate(s) have been opened for probate…

Legals – March 25, 2021

NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION TO CREDITORS, DISTRIBUTEES & LEGATEES Notice is hereby given that the following estate(s) have been opened for probate…

Magistrate Court News

Magistrate Court

According to Magistrate Court records, the following individuals had activity in their cases: In Magistrate Cynthia Broce-Kelley’s court: Jason B.…

Circuit Court News

Circuit Court

The following cases were recently heard in Pocahontas County Circuit Court before the Honorable Judges Robert E. Richardson and Jennifer…

125-Years-Ago

Sitting Bull, the most troublesome Indian of the Sioux band, and his son, Crow Foot, were killed in their camp, near Standing Rock, South Dakota, on the 15th. They were about to leave their camp for the Bad Lands, preparatory to taking the warpath, when they were arrested. A fight…

100 Years Ago

Thursday, April 14, 1921 Another cold wave with ice freezing temperature Sunday night and Monday has added another streak of lean to the prospects for small fruits and other crops this year. The wheat crop apparently has been damaged to some extent, the top frozen down considerably. Young clover and…

Seventy-Five Years Ago

Thursday, April 18, 1946 Poppy, the Memorial Flower How the wild poppy of France and Belgium became the memorial flower of America’s dead of both world wars was described by Mabel Lang, Poppy Chairman of Pocahontas Unit No. 50 of the American Legion Auxiliary, as the Unit went forward with…

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, April 15, 1971 A rumpled and crumpled egg is what Mrs. Kenny Burgess brought to us Tuesday. It measures eight inches around the long way and six and one half around the middle and was laid by a hen of White Rock and some other mixture. The shell is…