GBEMS closing early Monday, September 18

Green Bank Elementary-Middle School is closing early today, Monday, September 18, due to water issues. The buses will leaves the school at 10:30 a.m. All other Pocahontas County More...

‘A new direction’ event

Brandon Nottingham Staff Writer   A new and unique event will take place at the Pocahontas County Opera House September 26, 27 and 28, at 7 p.m. when three local ministers present More...

‘A Pearl for Pocahontas’ ~ celebrating the 125th anniversary of Pearl S. Buck

GERALD CHANDLER, A member of the West Virginia Wood Turners, stands with a display of wooden bowls made from a storm damaged mulberry tree salvaged from the lawn of the Pearl More...

‘The Milkman’s Daughter’

JO ANN GILARDI Jaynell Graham Editor Jo Ann Vandevender Gilardi, of Bartow, wrote a poem in 1982, shortly after the birth of her daughter. Through the years, she penned other More...

Lady Warriors – one and one on the road

Brandon Nottingham Staff Writer The Pocahontas County High School Lady Warriors Soccer team took its game on the road last week, beating Nicholas County by a score of 4 to 2, and More...

Warrior Boys Soccer ~ keeping the goalie busy

Theresa Kloeker Contributing Writer PCHS, 1 Elkins, 10 The Pocahontas County High School Warrior Boys Soccer team hosted the Elkins Tigers August 28, and despite the final score More...

Warriors win third in a row

THE POCAHONTAS COUNTY High School Warriors continued their winning streak Friday night, beating the Pendleton County Wildcats 47-27. The WVSSAC ranked #10 Warriors take their More...

Warriors shut out Yellow Jackets

Brandon Nottingham Staff Writer The Pocahontas County High School Warriors exterminated the Moorefield Yellow Jackets Friday night at home by a score of 22-0. The Warriors brought More...

eTimes for September 14, 2017


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Preserving Pocahontas

The Hannah School was located on Old Field Fork of Elk River, three miles south of...

Preserving Pocahontas

This page from the Mt. Zion Church Record of Scholars shows the membership list as recorded...

Preserving Pocahontas

Gretchen Edith Elliott holding her pet cat near the Elliott homeplace at Boyer Crossing. The daughter...

R. Sue Hollandsworth

Rebecca Sue Hollandsworth, age 87, of Slaty Fork, passed away Friday, September 15, 2017, at her home. Funeral service will he held Tuesday, September 19, 2 p.m. at VanReenan Funeral Home in Marlinton More...

Robert White..

Colonel Robert “Bob” White, husband of Sugar Kellison, formerly of Hillsboro, died July 29, 2017. A graveside service will be held Monday, September 18, 11 a.m. in the Oak More...

Samuel McAllister..

Samuel Isiac McAllister, II, age 36, of Cool Ridge, passed away Saturday, September 2, 2017. Born October 1, 1980, in Charleston, he was son of Samuel Isiac McAllister, of Princeton, More...

Fourth Annual Music in the Mountains

Elk River Ramblers will perform Friday at the Fourth Annual Music in the Mountains event at the Pocahontas County More...

Tickets on sale for Opera House murder mystery production

The Pocahontas County Opera House will host the premier of “The Ghost of the Opera House,” a murder mystery dinner theater..

Opera House celebrates Mountain Music in September

September brings a month-long celebration of mountain music to the town of Marlinton. The month kicks off with a concert by..

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…

Memories in the making and relived Today and yesterdays past Last week, I traveled a road of memories with my niece, Billie, who was visiting from Post Falls, Idaho. Kinship and Friendship I introduced my niece to the past and the history of the Civil War. I was first introduced to..

Tomatoes ~ from poison to passion

Our ancestors considered tomatoes to be deadly poisonous. Today, in the United States alone, hundreds of thousands of acres planted in countless varieties of tomatoes yield millions of tons of tomatoes each year. L.D. Bennett photo Laura Dean Bennett Contributing More...

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: The Mt. Olivet Old Log Church on Droop was going to have some work done on its sanctuary when we found out that the building was in worse condition than we thought. Repairs are needed due to the fact that the building is 137 years old, and it has..

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: I would like to share this Letter to Parents in Pocahontas County: Dear Parents, I hope you and your child/children are adjusting to the new school year with ease and little frustration. As the day approached for my oldest son to attend school this year, I worried More...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Q. What battle fought in Pocahontas County was the most extensive Civil War conflict in the State? A. The Battle of..

100 Years Ago

Thursday, September 13, 1917 The more we think of it the more firmly are we convinced that the most fortunate young..

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, September 14, 1967 F. F. B. L. Bernard Galford is typical of many farmers today in that he works off..
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