Linwood Market ~ it’s not just for farmers

Tolly Peuleche of Hidden River Farm shows some of the rewards of her green thumb at last week’s Linwood Farmers Market. Peuleche had a wide variety of produce ranging from More...

WV Land Trust hosts tour of Camp Bartow

RE-ENACTORS IN PERIOD uniforms added to Saturday’s celebration of the protection of Camp Bartow. “A few of the re-enactors were actual descendants of a soldiers present More...

New group to offer art instruction and fun at WSP event

Pocahontas County Artisans Co-op Membership Treasurer Charlotte Slagle presents a check for $3,000 to Watoga Art in the Park Treasurer James Shepherd. The first annual Watoga More...

Preliminary hearing held in State v. Newsome

A preliminary hearing, in the case the State of West Virginia v. Erica T. Newsome,37, of Jacksonville, Florida, was held in Pocahontas County Magistrate Court Friday, August More...

Basketball Camp

KODAK Digital Still Camera The kids had a blast at this year’s Barksdale Basketball Camp held at Pocahontas County High School. The week-long camp is conducted by Coach Dave More...

Two Warriors headed for college gridiron

Seated: Danny Kimble and Wyatt Workman. Standing: Jason Brock, Sarah Brock, PCHS Football Coach Doug Burns, Dawn Workman and Matt Workman. Photo courtesy of Cammy Kesterson Two 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 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

A passenger train and a freight train on the Greenbrier Division of the C&O Railroad were...

Preserving Pocahontas

This photograph fits the description of a wreck at Milepost 59 (north of Marlinton) September 26,...

Preserving Pocahontas

The Seebert Depot, agency station and telegraph office with call SB, was located at Milepost 45.77...

Dorothy Ervine

Dorothy Lee “Dot” Sampson Ervine, age 88, of Green Bank, slipped peacefully into eternity Tuesday, August 15, 2017, at Pocahontas Center in Marlinton. She had been in declining health. Per More...

Clark Phillips..

Clark Phillips, Jr., age 76, of Indian Trail, North Carolina, formerly of Cass, passed away Monday, August 14, 2017, at his home, with his wife and children by his side. Born More...

Robert Gray..

Robert Lee Gray, Jr., age 70, of Durbin, passed away Saturday, August 12, 2017, at the White Sulphur Springs Care Center. Born August 2, 1947, at Marlinton, he was a son of the More...

Mountain Music Trail at the Fair

Rush Run Philharmonic Viney Mountain Bluegrass Boys Three Greenbrier Valley bands, performing on the Sprint More...

Harmony Creek Junction on stage at the Opera House

Harmony Creek Junction will take the stage at the Pocahontas County Opera House, Friday night, July 21, at 7:30 p.m. Harmony..

Getting creative to fund art program

Bonnie Gifford Contributing Writer When Art teacher Margaret Baker reviewed her 2017-18 budget for art supplies for the Marlinton Middle and..

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

Warriors Helping Warriors Scholarship Fund. Sam Gibson, center, presented the new scholarship to, from left: More...

Students celebrate Spanish culture at Foreign Language Festival

Brandon Nottingham Staff Writer Pocahontas County High School hosted its annual Foreign Language Festival Sunday. There was a good turnout for the event, but attendance has gone down over the years. “We just aren’t as big as we used to be,” PCHS Spanish teacher Shirlene Groseclose said. “But we are..

GBEMS Student Council visits Pocahontas Center

Brandon Nottingham Staff Writer Green Bank Elementary-Middle School’s 2016-2017 Student Council visited residents and joined in activities at Pocahontas Center last week during National Nursing Home Week. GBMS teacher Amanda Ryder coordinated the trip. Ryder, who was a certified nursing assistant during her college years, talked with the students about..

I Remember…

The Pocahontas County Senior Centers will have their annual picnic at Watoga State Park September 15. I am looking forward to good food and spending time with friends – old and new. Anticipating that picnic made me think back to the days when the Department of Highways or “The State Road,”..

It’s never too early to plan

National Farmers Market Week celebrated access to fresh, healthy foods. If you’ve ever yearned to grow your own vegetables, but have limited space, you might want to check out Joel Karsten’s books on Straw Bale Gardening. You’ve got all winter More...

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor; Events this week in Charlottesville and the failure of our president to promptly denounce the perpetrators of hate for what they are disturb me. When I go home to our farm near Hillsboro and see Confederate flags start going up on a couple of buildings, that disturbs me. Given..

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: Having attended the WV DEP 401 water quality permit public hearing for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) on Tuesday August 1, I was disappointed to see no evidence of either the local radio or the local newspaper in attendance. Reporting on this meeting certainly More...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Q. What is the anticline near Huntersville called? A. Devil’s Backbone Q. What are the four land districts of the county?..

100 Years Ago

Thursday, August 16, 1917 Perry H. Stonecipher was killed while at work on the big mill at Winterburn last Thursday evening...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, August 17, 1967 M.H.S. News Sam Brill has resigned as band instructor at Marlinton High School, much to the regret..
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