Bussard pleads guilty to second degree murder and voluntary manslaughter

Jaynell Graham Editor A change of plea hearing in the case the State of West Virginia vs. Aaron Joseph Bussard was held July 17 in the Pocahontas County Circuit Court before the More...

Bartow author releases new novel

Tim Huguenin Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer For his second novel, Bartow resident Tim Huguenin decided he wanted to set the story in West Virginia. A native of Davis, Huguenin More...

DOH announces road closures

District Engineer Manager James A. Rossi of the Division of Highways advises the public of the temporary closure of Pocahontas CR 1 / 4, Laurel Run Road, from 7 a.m. Thursday, More...

BOE subjected to barrage of questions

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer At the Pocahontas County Board of Education meeting Monday evening, Hillsboro resident Jay Miller addressed the board with questions concerning the 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...

PCHS track teams face 14 schools at Nicholas Invitational

Bruce McKean Contributing Writer The Pocahontas County High School Track Teams headed to its fourth and largest track meet so far this season – the Nicholas Invitational – More...

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Preserving Pocahontas

View at Beard, looking to the north, showing the unusual two-story depot, water tank and coaling...

Preserving Pocahontas

An excellent photo of Sitlington Station on the Greenbrier Division of the C&O Railroad. Gathered at...

Preserving Pocahontas

Linda Reynolds and Nancy Harper, in their pioneer garb, prepare to take a surrey ride during...

Curtis Dunbrack

Curtis Grey Dunbrack, age 87, of Hillsboro, passed away Thursday, July 13, 2017, at Mercer Nursing Home and Rehab Center in Bluefield. Born February 25, 1930, at Marlinton, he was a son of the late Burgess More...

Sara Morgan..

Sara Jeanninne Morgan, age 52, of Ronceverte, passed away Sunday, July 16, 2017, of Acute Respiratory Disease at CAMC General Hospital in Charleston. Born December 8, 1964, at More...

Rodney Gardner..

Rodney William Gardner, 69, of Durbin, passed away Wednesday, June 28, 2017, at his residence. Born April 4, 1948, in Marlinton, he was a son of the late William and Pauline More...

Harmony Creek Junction on stage at the Opera House

Harmony Creek Junction Harmony Creek Junction will take the stage at the Pocahontas County Opera House, Friday More...

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..

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..

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…

Gerry Parker Morrison World War II After a recent visit to the Military Museum in Weston, memories of World War II came to my mind. It was a time when the people stood together – proud – and supported our troops. There were no protests, no burning of our beautiful flag...

Friendship and the art of telling a good lie

Jaynell Graham Editor   Another Pioneer Days is in the books. Many of the original displays and contests have fallen by the wayside over the years, but one particular contest was revived last week in a smaller, but still meaningful way. Longtime friends More...

Letters to the Editor

To the Editor and to those who produced the fireworks in Marlinton: I was at the football field sitting on the bleachers on the night of July 4, 2017. It seemed to take a long time before they started. I was running around when they did. I raced back to the..

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: Re:  “Water concerns and mock census on commission agenda,” June 28, 2017 Thank you for your coverage of the Pocahontas County Commission meeting on June 21, 2017, when I made a presentation about two very important U.S. Census Bureau operations:  The Local More...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Q. What is the area of Pocahontas County? A. 942 square miles Q. How does our county compare in size with..

100 Years Ago

Thursday, July 19, 1917 Jack, the eleven year old dog of T. S. McNeel, entered into euthanasia as the result of..

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, July 20, 1967 From Vietnam Just a line to say I have received your paper. I know now I will..
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