Boil WaterAdvisory canceled

The Town of Marlinton has canceled the Boil Water Notice for the Brownsburg/Brush Country area effective January 9 until further notice.  More...

Grow Appalachia helps maximize garden growing potential

One of the many things to learn at Grow Appalachia workshops is “the Florida Weave.” It’s not a dance. It’s a way to trellis tomato plants to keep them from becoming More...

Snow days won’t effect school schedule – yet

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Pocahontas County Schools may have been out since Christmas break, but that doesn’t stop the school system from operating. The Pocahontas County More...

Commission wraps up the year and looks toward 2018

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer The Pocahontas County Commission held its last meeting of 2017 on the evening of December 19. Charles Sheets, president of the Greenbrier Valley More...

Lady Warriors improve to 4-9 vs Charleston Catholic

Bruce McKean Contributing Writer PCHS Varsity, 49 Charleston Catholic Varsity, 35 Last basketball season the Pocahontas County High School Lady Warriors started with a 9-2 More...

PCHS Warriors receive much deserved recognition

Mark Jordan Shane Peacock Briar Wilfong Dillon Shinaberry The 2017 Pocahontas County High School Warrior Football team had a great season and several of its players received More...

eTimes for January 11, 2018


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Preserving Pocahontas

I’ll try to continue with this winter theme until the spring thaw, even though there weren’t...

Preserving Pocahontas

Freezing temperatures drew me to this photograph of men harvesting ice on Knapps Creek in 1892...

Preserving Pocahontas

A group of fourteen ice skaters on the Greenbrier River in Cass. Courtesy of Rebecca Sheets...

David McLaughlin

David Allen McLaughlin, age 50, of Crimora, Virginia, died Tuesday, January 9, 2018, at his home. Funeral service will be held Saturday, January 13, 1 p.m. at VanReenen Funeral Home in Marlinton with Pastor More...

Forrest McLaughlin..

Forrest “Clark” McLaughlin, age 76, of Dunmore, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, January 10, 2018, at Pocahontas Memorial Hospital in Buckeye. Funeral service will More...

Vida Wedding..

Vida M. Wedding, age 91, of Marlinton, passed away Wednesday, January 3, 2018, at Pocahontas Center in Marlinton. Born November 3, 1926, at Blair Mountain, she was a daughter More...

My favorite Christmas movies

“A Charlie Brown Christmas” was the inspiration for window decorations this year at The Pocahontas Times More...

Create Christmas cheer with the Art Guild

Trimming the Christmas tree with heirloom and handmade ornaments is a family tradition and a seasonal joy. Learn to make your..

Andes Manta brings South American music to Marlinton

Back by popular demand, Andes Manta returns to Marlinton for a Saturday night concert at the Pocahontas County Opera House on..

A stitch in time at HES

Front row: Kaylee Pritt, Ronnie Simmons, Devon George, Trevor Tuskan and Savannah Ignos. Back row: Cheyenne More...

Copperhead COPS

By Eden Lester and Jaylee Doss MMS students Recently at Marlinton Middle School, “Cop- perhead COPS” was begun. The program was officially kicked off with staff members dressed as “cops” to explain the program. Copperhead COPS is a system of tickets rewarded to students for doing good things. The students..

I Remember…

The Friendship Tree I recently heard something on TV that made an impression on me. I cannot quote it word for word, but I will share my interpretation. Friendships are like a tree. The leaves are beautiful, but change with the seasons. Too soon they die and fade, or are blown..

Marlinton UMC celebrates 125 years of ministry

The windows in the sanctuary of Marlinton United Methodist Church are believed to have been made in Europe, shipped to the United States, and brought to Marlinton by train. The windows were given as memorials by several families including the C. J. Richardson, More...

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: It was with great interest I read the two last letters to the editor from Jay Miller about the school administration decisions to close their offices in town near MES and move to an old, Moose Lodge building on a back road about as central to the community as..

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: The Pocahontas County Board of Education and Superintendent are moving ahead with acquisition of the old Moose Lodge in Buckeye so they can relocate the Board Office from Marlinton. At its November 27th meeting, the BOE approved purchase of the property for More...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Historical Sketches of Pocahontas County – 1901 By William T. Price Natural Features and Social Customs In reference to the ancestry..

100 Years Ago

January 10, 1918 If you can stand to run a county paper, And keep it up till thirty years have sped;..

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, January 11, 1968 ROBBERY To add to Marlinton’s recent troubles, thieves entered the Western Auto Store early last Friday morning..
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