Durbin Lions get the facts about diabetes

Physician’s Assistant Rachel Taylor and LPN Kelly Meck talk with Durbin Lions Club members about diabetes and lifestyle changes than can lower the risk of developing the disease. More...

PMH begins search for new CEO

Barbara Lay A search will begin this week for Barbara W. Lay’s successor as Chief Executive Officer of Pocahontas Memorial Hospital. Lay recently announced to the Board of More...

Lockridge Prescribed Burn

The Monogehela National Forest plans a Prescribed Burn beginning Friday evening, April 13, and continuing Saturday, April 14, at Lockridge, east of Marlinton near the Virginia More...

National Drug Take-Back Day

Jeff Barlow Pocahontas County Sheriff The Pocahontas County Sheriff’s Department and the West Virginia State Police – Marlinton Detachment will participate in the National More...

PCHS track teams state-ranked in four events

Bruce McKean Contributing Writer The Pocahontas County High School Track teams did not get to run at their first scheduled meet at Keyser March 27.  Head Coaches Abe Rittenhouse, More...

Six county archers qualify for nationals

Maria Workman, Makenna McKinney, Colton Luikart, Jacobi Hannah-Teter. Not pictured Ronnie Simmons and Jasey Kramer. Pocahontas County archers competed in the State Archery Tournament More...

eTimes for April 19, 2018


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Preserving Pocahontas

This early scene of Cass shows the train depot at the right and some of the...

Preserving Pocahontas

The Campbell Lumber Company working at the skidway near Camp #4 on Williams River at Woodrow....

Preserving Pocahontas

Students at play during recess at the Raywood School in 1921. The lumber town of Raywood...

William Curry

William “Bill” Ellis Curry, Jr., age 70, went home to be with Jesus Thursday, April 19, 2018. Funeral service will be held Sunday, April 22, 3 p.m. at the Durbin Church of the Brethren with Pastor More...

Edwin Kinderman..

Edwin “Ed” Max Kinderman, age 101, passed away peacefully early on the evening of Thursday, April 5, 2018, at his home, with family by his side. Born August 21, 1916, in More...

Dotty McLaughlin..

Dotty Mullens McLaughlin, age 79, of Green Bank, passed away Sunday, April 15, 2018, at her home. Born April 16, 1939, at Williams River, she was a daughter of the late Howard More...

D&E Appalachian Ensemble presents traditional music and dance at Opera House

D&E Appalachian Ensemble The Pocahontas County Opera House welcomes the Davis & Elkins College Appalachian More...

PlayFest 2018 presents ‘Petting Zoo Story’

Bonnie Gifford Contributing Writer This is the first of a five part series about Pocahontas County Opera House PlayFest 2018, this..

Folklife Program coming to the Opera House

State folklorist Emily Hilliard will bring the West Virginia Folklife Program, a project of the West Virginia Humanities Council, to the..

Pennies for Patients from GBEMS

Kim Shinaberry’s fifth grade class at Green Bank Elementary-Middle School raised the most funds of all the More...

County holds annual Social Studies Fair

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Pocahontas County students converged on Pocahontas County High School March 30 for the annual county Social Studies Fair, as a venue to present their knowledge of subjects ranging from U.S and world history to economics and political science. The students were judged on their presentations, displays..

I Remember…

Random Thoughts Random thoughts come to mind to pass the time in the wee hours of the morning. Remembering the ring of the alarm clock and pushing the snooze button. Now, I could sleep in, but instead I am wide awake! Is it just me, or is it the same for..

I Remember…

Sometimes my thoughts drift to the people and places I’ve known throughout the years. As I have gotten older, sometimes my mind begins to wander, and I think about the meaning of certain words and phrases. For instance: “your word.” What does it More...

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: In 2016 the School Building Authority [SBA] surprised many rural school districts with what they thought was a workable plan to upgrade many school facilities.  Pocahontas County was given an opportunity to do major upgrades and facelifts to some of its schools.  A levy had to be run to create..

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: Great photo, by Suzanne Stewart, of the PCHS Carpentry Class on the front page of the January 25 edition of The Pocahontas Times. Mr. Gibson, the teacher of the class, has a foresight that reminds me of Mr. Gilmer Callison, my VoAg and FFA teacher at Hillsboro More...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Historical Sketches of Pocahontas County – 1901 By William T. Price In the early summer of 1865, the Rev. M. D...

100 Years Ago

Thursday, April 18, 1918 DISASTROUS FIRE C. A. YEAGER’S FINE RESIDENCE BURNED On Thursday night, April 11, the fine residence of..

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, April 18, 1968 Killed in Action Douglas W. McCarty Mr. and Mrs. Dale J. McCarty, of Frost, were notified Friday..
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