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Temporary Road Closure

The Division of Highways advises that there will be a temporary closure to traffic along Pocahontas County Route 219/8, also known as Stephen Hole Run Road, beginning Friday, February More...

In praise of the Tamale

Beth Little, right, and Faith Johnson prepare the tamale filling before wrapping, as they take part in the Tamale class offered by Sally Cobb at Hillsboro Library last Saturday. More...

George Washington, the farmer

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer     “I’d rather be on my farm than be emperor of the world.” “Agriculture is the most healthful, most useful and most noble employment More...

Maple syrup time

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer Okay, I’ll grant you, maple syrup may not technically be a health food – it is, after all, pretty sweet – but it can be a good alternative More...

Lady Warriors’ press tames Elkins Tigers

Bruce McKean Contributing Writer PCHS Varsity, 41 Elkins Varsity, 34 The Fighting Tigers of Class AA Elkins High School did not play like a team with a 5-12 record when Pocahontas More...

Lady Warriors take on Mountain Lions and the Irish

Bruce McKean Contributing Writer PCHS Varsity, 39 Tucker County Varsity, 41 For the second year in a row we drove into a surprise white-out of ice, snow and dense white fog More...

Lady Warriors improve to 12-3 with second win over West

Bruce McKean Contributing Writer PCHS Varsity, 50 Greenbrier West Varsity, 32 The Pocahontas County High School Lady Warriors moved up to #3 (behind #1 Huntington St. Joe and More...

PCHS earns first victory over Tucker since 2012

Bruce McKean Contributing Writer PCHS Varsity, 66 Midland Trail Varsity, 46 The West Virginia Class A #4 ranked (Associated Press Poll 1/13/20) Pocahontas County High School More...

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Preserving Pocahontas

Celebrating Black History Month. This is the Wilson Chapel Methodist Church at Brownsburg, three miles northeast...

Preserving Pocahontas

Celebrating Black History Month. Students and teacher in front of the Brownsburg School in the late...

Preserving Pocahontas

Members of the Smith Family, of Edray, are pictured here playing music in 1897. Mr. Jake...

Jeffrey Jackson

Jeffrey Campbell Jackson, age 59, of Huntersville, was called home to the Lord Monday, February 10, 2020, following a long intensive stay a Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown. Visitation will be held More...

Melvin Love..

Melvin Robert Love, age 62, of Marlinton, died Tuesday, February 4, 2020, at Pocahontas Memorial Hospital in Buckeye. Born August 12, 1957, at Aitkin, Minnesota, he was a son More...

Teresa Rudd..

Teresa L. Rudd, affectionately known as “Nanny” by all who knew her love, passed away Saturday, February 8, 2020, at her home in Buckeye. Born February 26, 1958, at Marlinton, More...

Judson Howard..

Judson L. Howard, of Covington, Virginia, passed away Saturday, February 1, 2020. Born May 16, 1940, at Marlinton, he was a son of the late M.C. “John” and Eula Rose Howard. Judson More...

Kathleen Mitchell..

Kathleen Mitchell, age 104, of Parkersburg, died January 29, 2020, at Wyngate Senior Living Community. Born in St. Marys, she was a daughter of the late Reverend Benjamin M. More...

Danny Paisley and the Southern Grass in concert November 23

Danny Paisley and the Southern Grass The Pocahontas County Opera House will welcome Danny Paisley and the Southern More...

Upriver ~ coming to the Opera House

Take a journey “Upriver” Friday, November 15, at 7:30 p.m. when Dan Moorefield and Teresa White bring the Pocahontas County Opera..

Opera House welcomes Pine Mountain Sessions

The Pocahontas County Opera House will present the Pine Mountain Sessions, featuring Heather Summers and Da-niel Martin Moore, Saturday, November 9,..

PCHS FFA program featured in ‘Wonderful West Virginia’

The busy students in the agriculture classes and FFA at Pocahontas County High School are featured in a article More...

Five PCHS teams compete in WVU pumpkin drop

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Five teams of engineering students and STEM club members from Pocahontas County High School recently toted their pumpkin-saving apparatuses to West Virginia University to compete in the annual pumpkin drop at the Engineering school. A total of 350 teams put their heads together to create a..

Call for artisans to demonstrate

Anne Walker Contributing Writer The Pocahontas County Artisan Co-op is seeking artistic individuals who would like to demonstrate their skills during upcoming summer events at Cass Scenic Railroad State Park and Pioneer Days. To fulfill the mission of promoting arts in Pocahontas County, the Co-op is offering five (5) paid demonstrating..

Around the Forest

MARLINTON -WHITE SULPHUR Ranger District of the Monongahela National Forest has welcomed two new members to its staff. Left, WVU alumna Pam Burns is the new Information Receptionist, and Marshall University graduate Kyle Tasker is the new Fisheries More...

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor; After the 2020 census the West Virginia House of Delegates is to be carved up into 100 single member districts – under a law passed in 2018. There are about 38,000 people in the two-member 43rd House District, of which 8,400 live in Pocahontas County, 22% of the total...

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor; With a new year in full swing and a mild winter – so far – it brings to mind that we should look at the positives in life. I am excited to see new things happening in the town of Durbin. I am excited to see the New Al’s Upper Inn Club opening soon. The new More...

100 Years Ago

Thursday, February 12, 1920 The Census will show 1,178 people in the corporate limits of the Town of Marlinton; 71 cows..

Seventy-Five Years Ago

Thursday, February 15, 1945 Our Army and Navy Boys Mrs. Elsie S. VanReenen received a telegram from the War Department on..

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, February 12, 1970 Billy Lindsay, grandson of John “Bunk” Jordan, Sr., has informed us of his change of residence from..

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