Around the Forest

by Kristen Beverage-Doss Teaming up to save the Grizzled Skipper Deep in the forest, there is a rare and beautiful species called the Grizzled Skipper. It isn’t a fish, bird More...

Give a new friend a home in the New Year

Ruthie, a very young female tortoiseshell. L.D. Bennett photos Opie, a young gray and white male. Rover, a male kitten with long black, angora-like fur. Daisy, a young gray and More...

Charming books for a Country Christmas

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer Winter vacation is coming up soon and children will be looking for things to do during their holiday. After the snowman has been made and the More...

Monongahela makes headway on flood recovery

In early 2017 the Federal Highway Administration approved $25 million through the Emergency Relief for Federally Owned Roads Program to repair flood-damaged roads, bridges, culverts, More...

Lady Warriors take third road win after first loss at home

Bruce McKean Contributing Writer PCHS ………………………. 43 Notre Dame ……………… 55 The Clarksburg More...

Lady Warriors finish strong to claim two road wins

Bruce McKean Contributing Writer PCHS Varsity, 40 Greenbrier West Varsity, 36 Pocahontas County High School girls basketball coaches Mike Kane, Alan Taylor and Chloe Bland have More...

eTimes for December 14, 2017


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Preserving Pocahontas

The Sutton Funeral Home and Embalming Parlor located along Green Bank Road in Cass. The funeral...

Preserving Pocahontas

This aerial view of Harter shows the layout of the lumber town located on the Greenbrier...

Preserving Pocahontas

Numbered photograph of Students at the Spruce Flats School 1923-24. The teacher was Bessie Taylor. Left...

Richard French

Richard Vaughn French, age 51, of Arlington, Virginia, passed away Wednesday, December 6, 2017, at his home. A native of Daniels, Rick was a 1984 graduate of Shady Spring High School. He attended West More...

Josephine Sydenstricker..

Josephine Carpenter Sydenstricker, age 83, of Millboro, Virginia, died Friday, December 1, 2017, at Lewis Gale Medical Center in Salem, Virginia. Born July 20, 1934, in Marlinton, More...

Mary Biller..

Mary Kathleen “Katty” VanReenen Biller, age 71, of Elkins, graduated to her heavenly home Wednesday, December 6, 2017, at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown. Born July More...

Create Christmas cheer with the Art Guild

Learn to make these simple, yet elegant Christmas tree balls December 8 at the Pocahontas County Art Guild. More...

Andes Manta brings South American music to Marlinton

Back by popular demand, Andes Manta returns to Marlinton for a Saturday night concert at the Pocahontas County Opera House on..

Encore screening of ‘Angel’s Perch’

Angel’s Perch, a film by J. T. Arbogast, will have an encore screening Thursday, November 16, at 7 p.m. at the..

Copperhead COPS

To introduce Marlinton Middle School students to the new COPS – Catching Outstanding Productive Students More...

Ham radio coming to PCHS

By M. Gayle Boyette You could feel the excitement in the room as Pocahontas County High School students gathered recently to learn about an exciting project being launched at their school. Eight Rivers Ham Radio Club members Rudy Marrujo, Jan Cozart and Lee Wolfe visited PCHS where they were met..

Oil lamps cast a holiday glow

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer Getting ready for the holidays at my house usually involves cleaning my oil lamps, trimming their wicks and putting them back on the mantle or the table surrounded by festive greenery of the season. They are a prominent part of my décor in every season, but..

The delights of the winter kitchen

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer A festive, welcoming kitchen will keep you and yours warm all winter long.  After all, nothing warms you up like good friends and good food.  Yes, it’s that time of year when the dark comes earlier and lasts longer More...

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: The Pocahontas County Board of Education and Superintendent are moving ahead with acquisition of the old Moose Lodge in Buckeye so they can relocate the Board Office from Marlinton. At its November 27th meeting, the BOE approved purchase of the property for nearly $30,000 more than the current assessed..

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: I would like to share this Open Letter to the Citizens of Pocahontas County: I want to clear up some of the misconceptions and misrepresentations circulating regarding the BFD Fire and Rescue. First, regarding the new Green Bank Station.  The old station is small More...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Q. What year were Hillsboro, Marlinton and Green Bank high schools consolidated into Pocahontas County High School. A. 1970 Q. Where..

100 Years Ago

Thursday, December 13, 1917 Twenty degrees below zero at Marlinton Tuesday morning is the record for cold in the twenty or..

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, December 14, 1967 Cornerstone It was a sad day when the wreckers moved in to tear down the burned part..
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