Trout stocking in the Greenbrier Friday

Cara Rose, Director Pocahontas County CVB The final trout stocking of the Greenbrier River in Marlinton for this spring will take place Friday morning, May 18. The trout stocking More...

‘We come from crafty people’

Linda STEWART and her daughter, Suzanne, joke around in front of their display of knitted and crocheted items at the Green Bank Gallery. Both ladies carry on the crafting tradition More...

BOE adds two new math courses at PCHS

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer At the Pocahontas County Board of Education meeting Monday afternoon, math coach Joanna Burt-Kinderman informed the board about two new math courses More...

Skills of the past fashion the future

The Shinaberry family – Leah, Josh and baby Nolan. The Shinaberrys have crafts that are steeped in history, with Leah’s hand-sewn quilts and Josh’s maple syrup as examples. More...

PCHS athletes qualify for state track meet

Laila Calhoun wins four gold medals at regionals Bruce McKean Contributing Writer Seventeen Pocahontas County High School athletes have qualified for the 104th state track meet More...

PCHS girls are 2018 Coalfield Conference Champions; boys take second

Cheylin Woodruff and Irish Simmons notch school records Bruce McKean Contributing Writer The last time that Pocahontas County High School competed in a Coalfield Conference More...

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Preserving Pocahontas

The Locust Creek Bridge is the only covered bridge still standing in Pocahontas County. The bridge...

Preserving Pocahontas

Townspeople are gathered on the wooden walk in front of the McNeill Store in Buckeye. This...

Preserving Pocahontas

Portrait of Georgia Pearl Carter, Senior Class Valedictorian at Edray District High School in Marlinton, W.Va....

David Vaughan

David Neal Vaughan, of Buckhannon and Hillsboro, passed away Tuesday, May 15, 2018. Family will receive friends Friday, May 18, from 10 a.m. to noon at VanReenen Funeral Home in Marlinton. Funeral service More...

Vickie McCarty..

Vickie Charlene McCarty, age 56, of Minnehaha Springs, died Friday, May 11, 2018, at CAMC General Division in Charleston. Funeral service will be held Wednesday, May 16, 2 p.m. More...

Mary Jane Hiner..

Mary Jane Hiner, age 82, of Mountain Grove, Virginia, passed away Monday, May 7, 2018, at The Springs Nursing Center in Hot Springs, Virginia. Graveside service will be held More...

‘Spring Into Quilting’ ~ a great success

Debbie Walker displays a sample of the puff pastry quilting from the Spring Into Quilting retreat. Christine More...

Playfest presents ‘Daughters These Days’ and ‘Riding Lessons’

“Daughters These Days” by T.K. Lee is a short drama about a pair of sisters who must make hard decisions regarding..

PlayFest presents ‘Bankin’ on the Grand’

Bonnie Gifford Contributing Writer Bankin’ on the Grand explores the aftermath of a weather occurrence familiar to those who live  in..

MMS hosts NJHS induction ceremony

The Marlinton Middle School National Junior Honor Society held an induction ceremony last Wednesday in the school’s More...

Pennies for Patients from GBEMS

Green Bank Elementary-Middle School’s annual Pennies for Patients fundraiser for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society is in the history books for this year. The students raised – drum roll, please – a total of $1,075.54, just short of last year’s figure of $1,086.61. Considering the number of days school was..

New members at Post 117

Commander Hugh Geiger welcomes three new members to Allegheny Post 117 at the annual spring banquet held at the Arbovale Community Center May 1. Twenty-three members were in attendance with 17 guests. Pictured, l to r: Commander Geiger, Gary Walcup, Sollie Workman and Rusty Felton...

I Remember…

Memorial Day 2018 Memorial Day, one day of many. A day set aside to honor those who have left us behind. Left behind with our memories. A day we devote to tending gravesites, placing flowers and wreaths in remembrance. Tears mixed with trembling smiles. Remembering More...

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: It breaks my heart to read the names of the soldiers killed and wounded in Viet Nam in the Fifty Years Ago section of The Pocahontas Times.  Many of them were my friends and classmates.  Just as heartbreaking is to read, alongside these names, the names of those killed..

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.  More...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Historical Sketches of Pocahontas County – 1901 By William T. Price It may not be inappropriate at this time to embody..

100 Years Ago

Thursday, May 16, 1918 The Duncan Construction Company is the style of a new Marlinton firm to do a general contracting..

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, May 17, 1968 Killed in Action George W. Darnell, 26, was killed in Viet Nam on Thursday, May 9, 1968...
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