Love, laughter and legacy

DESPITE TOM EDGAR’S war injuries, he and Betsy always found the humor in most situations, and were always ready to help the newly disabled and their families learn to cope. Jaynell Graham Editor   The sun shone bright on this year’s Little Levels Heritage Fair, and particularly on Sunday afternoon. The sky was blue as blue could be, with just a few white puffs of clouds, as folks gathered under a tent at the Sydenstricker house on the lawn of the Pearl S. Buck Birthplace to get a glimpse into the lives of Tom and Betsy Edgar. Martha “Marty” Edgar Ness, of Evans, Georgia, returned to her hometown and did a splendid job of letting the public in on some of the very private moments of More...

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Great American Eclipse viewing party

Sophie Knudsen Public Education Assistant Green Bank Observatory   Have you heard? This summer, you will have the chance to experience More...

Homegrown Music and Arts Festival ~ June 30 – July 4

The Homegrown Music and Arts Festival is a celebration of the music, arts and culture of Appalachia and the beautiful state of West More...

51st Annual Pioneer Days ~ July 5-9

Flower show and quilt show at the Pocahontas County Community Wellness Center. Through July 5 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily: Drop off entries More...

Watoga’s 80th Anniversary Celebration ~ July 1

CCC Camp at Watoga Watoga State Park was developed by the Civilian Conservation Corps. It officially became a state park July 1, More...

Music on tap for Pioneer Days

Thursday, July 6 from 8 to 10 p.m. – Ben Hersman and the Sons of the Mountain, City National Bank stage Friday, July 7, from 7:45 More...

The Wild Pharmacy Workshop at Yew Mountain Center ~ July 7-9

For the better part of Appalachian human history, medical care was not purchased at a drugstore or found at the end of an ambulance More...

Light up the night

Fireworks Sunday, July 2, at dark on Snowshoe Mountain Resort. Fireworks Tuesday, July 4, at dark, at the Gazebo, Main Street, Marlinton. More...

Ina Montgomery Memorial ~ July 6

A memorial and dedication service will be held Thursday, July 6, at 4 p.m. at McClintic Library. Through the efforts of Janice Hatfield, More...

Building Consensus

Report on why the school levy failed By Sue Groves Michelle Jeffers Jay Miller In the 2016 general election, a proposal for an excess school levy appeared on the Pocahontas County More...

Investigation into fatal fire continues

Jaynell Graham Editor Marlinton Fire and Rescue, law enforcement and the state fire marshal’s office were called to the site of a fire on Slayton Road, off Beaver Creek Road, More...

Water concerns and mock census on commission agenda

Laura Dean Bennett Contributing Writer Due to West Virginia Day falling on the regular meeting date, the Pocahontas County Commission met to conduct business Wednesday, June More...

PCHS medals in five events at states

Ryan Irvine wins silver in the discus throw Bruce McKean Contributing Writer For the second straight year the Pocahontas County High School track teams medaled and scored in five More...

PCHS track teams tune up for Charleston and Keyser meets

Pocahontas County High School seniors placed in the Single A, 400 meter open in the Gazette Relays: Connor Pyles took second place with a time of 52.71; Kyle Lester was third More...

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Preserving Pocahontas

Peyton Moore and Maude Jordan Wedding June 25, 1903, Knapps Creek. Mamie and Cameron McElwee, second...

Preserving Pocahontas

The baby portrait of Pearl Comfort Sydenstricker, born at the Stulting House in Hillsboro on June...

Preserving Pocahontas

A group of men are milling lumber with a portable steam sawmill in front of Herbert...

Getting creative to fund art program

This vibrant, blue paper maché dragon inspired students at Marlinton Middle School from its perch on a cabinet More...

Opera House Season Preview Party

“It was the best of times…” Volunteers, supporters and fans of the Pocahontas County Opera House were treated to a gala..

Opera House to host season preview party

Arla Ralston Contributing Writer The Pocahontas County Opera House will host its second annual Season Preview Party Friday, June 16, from..

MES students have a Yew Mountain adventure

Having Fun on a Field Trip to Yew Mountain Center, l to r: Marlinton elementary School fourth graders: Brooklyn More...

Seniors honored at annual Awards Night

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer The achievements of Pocahontas County High School Class of 2017 were honored Thursday at the senior awards..

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..

Great American Eclipse viewing party

Sophie Knudsen Public Education Assistant Green Bank Observatory   Have you heard? This summer, you will have the chance to experience..

Letters to the Editor

Sharing a letter received by PCHS principal Joe Riley, about Coach Tim McClung: Joe: My name is Jacob Hoback, and I am a basketball official for the Ohio High School Athletic Association. This past weekend, I officiated Pocahontas County High School for a few games. I just wanted to let you know that the coach there […]..

What’s Cookin’?

Marlinton UMC Tasting Tea Helen Nottingham’s Pepper Jelly Frances Eskridge 2 green peppers ground to equal 1 cup 6 to 12..

100 Years Ago

But I have also the fancy that there is something in this particular locality which makes for long years in man..

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, June 29, 1967 Pioneer Days General excitement is beginning to generate for the Pioneer Days Celebration. Dig out your Centennial..
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