Opinion: Good news, bad news in West Virginia’s business climate

By Woody Thrasher West Virginia Secretary of Commerce There’s good news and bad news in West Virginia’s business climate. First the good. The Department of Commerce, West Virginia More...

ACP receives FERC approval

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission voted 2 to 1 to approve a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline and Supply Header Project. Commission More...

Lilburn Loudermilk

Lilburn McKay Loudermilk, age 92, of Hillsboro, died Saturday, October 14, 2017, at White Sulphur Springs Center in White Sulpher Springs. Born September 25, 1925, at Oto, he More...

GVEDC and PCCOC to host Timber Roundtable

The Greenbrier Valley Economic Development Corporation and the Pocahontas County Chamber of Commerce will hold a Timber Industry Roundtable Thursday, October 19, at 1 p.m. at More...

Lady Warriors lock out the Mavericks

Brandon Nottingham Staff Writer The Lady Warriors had two games scheduled for last week – Tuesday at James Monroe and Thursday at Beckley against Wyoming East, but Wyo-ming East More...

Warriors keep the Bulldogs in the pen

The Pocahontas County High School Warriors defeated the Tygarts Valley Bulldogs 41-6 on the dogs’ home turf Friday night. Above, QB Briar Wilfong takes matters into his own More...

eTimes for October 19, 2017


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Preserving Pocahontas

John Matheny, on the left, with Lloyd Williams and Frank Ashford at the Ashford Home place...

Preserving Pocahontas

Office and bark storage shed at the West Virginia Pulp and Paper Company’s extract plant on...

Preserving Pocahontas

Wedding portrait of Ambrose and Lillie Bird Atkinson Hill, married at Lobelia around 1895. From the...

Mark Fertig

Mark Edward Fertig, age 57, of Huntersville, passed away Tuesday, October 17, 2017, at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown. A memorial service will be held Saturday, October 21, 1 p.m. at the Fertig Farm More...

Thomas Brown..

Thomas “Tom” Brown, age 70, of Arbovale, passed away Sunday, October 15, 2017, at Peyton Hospice House in Fairlea. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Online condolences More...

Helen Kershner..

Helen Kershner, age 101, of Droop Mountain, died Friday, October 13, 2017, at Pocahontas Center in Marlinton. Born April 7, 1916, at Renick, she was a daughter of the late Orval More...

The Ghost of the Opera House

Who Killed Lily Lacey? Suspects, l to r: Vera (Jamie Strauss), L.B. (Jay Miller), Tom (James Shepherd) and More...

Sinking Springs Farms Rodeo, October 7 and 8

The West Virginia High School and Youth Rodeo Association invites you to attend the Sinking Springs Farms Rodeo at 253 Dick..

Opera House presents emerging Americana artists

After starting out its 2017-18 season with a series of traditional Appalachian music concerts, the Opera House stage will present a..

HES students present ‘A Medieval Eclipse’

The cast of “A Medieval Eclipse,” front row, l to r: George Shifflet, Brylee Dunbrack, Jolene Workman, Brynn More...

Senior athletes honored at Athletic Banquet

Brandon Nottingham Staff Writer Students, family, and faculty gathered at Pocahontas County High School May 17 to recognize the academic and athletic achievements of this year’s students. Everyone in attendance enjoyed a dinner prepared by the PCHS Pro-Start team, led by teacher Teresa Mullen. Following the dinner, the PCHS coaches..

The coyote is a wily predator ~ AKA ‘Wily Coyote’

Brandon Nottingham Staff Writer When our great-grandfathers or great-great-grandfathers lived here in Pocahontas County, chances are they had no idea what a coyote was, much less what it looked like. That’s because those pesky little pups only made their way from the western plains and mountains to our neck of the..

A different kind of hunt

Green Bank resident Donnie Waybright checks the drying progress of the ginseng he collected or “hunted” this season. S. Stewart photo Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Every hunter has his tools of the trade, but what kind of hunter needs a shovel and More...

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: I enjoyed the article by Suzanne Stewart, “Yes, I can.” My mother canned everything edible for the winter menu, and that included sauerkraut. I question whether Mrs. Bland’s mother kept sauerkraut in the cellar until it was ready for canning. Ours was kept where it was warm to speed..

Letter to the Editor

To the Editor; No construction on the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) section in West Virginia can begin until all state and federal permits have been granted. None of these permits have been obtained as of this time. In addition to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission More...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Q. What Boy Scout Reservation was established in Pocahontas County in 1960? A. Buckskin Scout Reservation at Dilleys Mill Q. Where..

100 Years Ago

Thursday, October 18, 1917 DARST DEMANDS DEVOTION FOR SOLDIERS IN FIELD by Jno. S. Darst, WV Auditor What is a Liberty..

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, October 19, 1967 Killed in Action Staff Sergeant Jacob VanMeter, Jr., of Slaty Fork, was killed in action Saturday, October..
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