Wild fur and natural medicinals of the Appalachians

Red fox, bobcat, beaver and mink furs lay in a luxuriant pile on the back of Dayton Dove’s pickup truck. The furs, as well as medicinals, were purchased Tuesday during Dove’s More...

Boil Water Advisory lifted

The cautionary Boil Water Advisory issued February 12 has been lifted as of Thursday, February 15. The quality of the water has been restored for Marlinton, Edray, Back Mountain, More...

Savor the Flavor

Finally, maple syrup snow ice cream suitable for serving. What a fun project that yields a sweet bowl full of the natural flavors of a Pocahontas County winter. L. D. Bennett More...

A chilly start for sports

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer With the opening ceremony of the winter Olympics, millions of proud Americans were probably sitting at home, cheering for our Team USA athletes More...

Lady Warriors voted the #2 seed and head into sectional play

Bruce McKean Contributing Writer The Class A #9 ranked (AP Poll) Pocahontas County High School Lady Warriors ended their regular season February 15, at #4 Tucker County with a More...

Warrior Boys win another one on the road

The Pocahontas County High School Boys Basketball team traveled to Franklin Monday night to take on the Pendleton County Wild Cats. The Warriors racked up another win there, More...

eTimes for February 22, 2018


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Preserving Pocahontas

This rare photograph takes us to an unknown hillside in Pocahontas County where a group of...

Preserving Pocahontas

This aeriAl view of Clover Lick was photographed by Harvey Bright from the hillside overlooking the...

Preserving Pocahontas

A group of workers inside the George Craig and Sons Planing Mill at Winterburn, near Bartow....

Loretta Kellum

Loretta Lynn Sharp Kellum, age 50 of Rocky Point, North Carolina, beloved mother, daughter, sister, aunt and friend, passed from her earthly life Friday, January 26, 2018. Born June 25, 1967, in Lake County, More...

James Shisler..

James Willard Shisler, age 70, of Lewisburg, formerly of Marlinton, passed away Monday, February 19, 2018, at Peyton Hospice House in Fairlea. Born December 4, 1947, he was a More...

Katherine Shinaberry..

Glenda Katherine Tumblin Shinaberry, age 85, of Marlinton, died Friday, February 16, 2018, at Augusta Nursing and Rehab Center in Fishersville, Virginia. Born April 11, 1932, More...

Opera House Play Festival auditions

Bonnie Gifford Contributing Writer On Saturday, February 24, the Pocahontas County Drama Workshop will hold More...

Calling all bird-watchers

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer Don’t forget the 21st Annual Great Backyard Bird Count February 16 to 19.  The GBBC is led..

Opry Night highlights local, traditional musicians

The annual Opry Night at the Pocahontas County Opera House has come to represent some of the best bluegrass and old-time..

A stitch in time at HES

Front row: Kaylee Pritt, Ronnie Simmons, Devon George, Trevor Tuskan and Savannah Ignos. Back row: Cheyenne More...

Copperhead COPS

By Eden Lester and Jaylee Doss MMS students Recently at Marlinton Middle School, “Cop- perhead COPS” was begun. The program was officially kicked off with staff members dressed as “cops” to explain the program. Copperhead COPS is a system of tickets rewarded to students for doing good things. The students..

I Remember…

Birthdays come around once a year, just like clockwork. In our younger days, time moved slowly and we couldn’t wait to be six or 21. As we get older, birthdays come around too soon. Birthdays were once celebrated with ice cream, cake with candles, a few friends, a few gifts –..

Around the Forest

by Kristen Beverage Doss An inside look at the Forest Service Living in Pocahontas County my entire life, I have always been aware of how forests, rivers and mountains have made an impact on my little community. They provide tourism opportunities, income, More...

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor; Forty concerned citizens braved Saturday’s wintry mix to meet at the Hillsboro Library to learn the latest news from Charleston regarding the proposal to commercially log Pocahontas County’s treasured Watoga State Park. Angie Rosser, Executive Director of West Virginia Rivers, a statewide organization focused on water policy and protecting..

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: In response to the February 8 article by WVDNR promoting logging in WV State Parks: Any logging in West Virginia State Parks is an exceedingly bad idea. It is an idea seemingly not well thought out as proponents have enumerated a changing list of reasons for the More...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Historic Sketches of Pocahontas County – 1901 By William T. Price THE BRIDGER BOYS John and James Bridger were slain by..

100 Years Ago

Thursday, February 21, 1918 Mrs. A. P . Edgar met with a very painful accident Tuesday. While about her household duties..

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, February 22, 1968 Boys in Service Specialist Four E-4 Douglas W. McCarty, United States Army has been awarded the Silver..
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