Keeping up in a changing world

Leabelle Gum remembers that, during the Depression, times were hard for her family, which included her 11 brothers and sisters. “The only way we survived was by raising or More...

Do not feed – nor tempt – the bears

Jaynell Graham Editor There have been a lot of bear sightings in the county in the past few weeks, and a few of the bears decided to visit Marlinton in the vicinity of the Ninth More...

The end of one school year marks the beginning of another

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Last week, while Pocahontas County students were counting down to June 14 – the last day of school and, more importantly, the first day of their More...

A legacy lives on

Fred Crews’ collection of antique radios and parts for the radios were kept in their own building at his home in Arbovale. The small desk radios and floor models have been More...

Two PCHS relay teams medal at State Track Meet

Bruce McKean Contributing Writer The young Pocahontas County High School track teams medaled and scored in two events at the 104th West Virginia High School State Track Meet and 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...

eTimes for June 14, 2018


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Preserving Pocahontas

Portrait of Frank W. Totten in 1917 while teaching at the Beaver Creek School in Huntersville...

Preserving Pocahontas

A busy day on Main Street in Marlinton shows businesses on the south side of the...

Preserving Pocahontas

Private First Class Henry M. Vaughan, U. S. Army, 132nd Infantry Regiment, Americal Division, was Killed...

Martha Coe

Martha Ann Vandevender Coe, age 78, of Burtonsville, Maryland, passed away Sunday, June 3, 2018, at Brooke Grove Rehab Center in Shady Spring, Maryland, following a long illness. She was preceded in death More...

Charles Mallow..

Charles Phillip Mallow, Sr., age 85, of Arbovale, passed away Thursday, June 7, 2018, at his home. Born July 9, 1932, at Circleville, he was a son of the late Issac A. and Marie More...

Lois Raley-Munden..

Lois Gene Raley-Munden, age 75, of Owings, Maryland, passed away Saturday, May 19, 2018, at her home. Born June 18, 1942, in Boyer, she was a daughter of the late Robert and More...

Opera House hosts Season Preview Party

THE SEASON PREVIEW Party Friday, June 15, at the Pocahontas County Opera House will be an early evening More...

Scenic Drive Day at Cranberry Nature Center

Continuing a popular event first held during last year’s 50th anniversary celebration, Cranberry Mountain Nature Center will host its second annual..

‘Spring Into Quilting’ ~ a great success

Christine Sharp Contributing Writer The second annual “Spring Into Quilting” retreat, sponsored by Artcents and DebAnn’s Fabrics, was held May 4..

Around the Forest

Students from Marlinton and Green Bank Middle schools participated in snorkeling events at Pocahontas Campground More...

Teacher, Service Employee of the year nominees recognized

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer While the Super Scholars event last Monday at Pocahontas County High School was an evening of recognition for third through 12th grade students who have excelled academically, superintendent Terrence Beam and the schools’ principals used the event to honor the Teacher of the Year and Service..

I Remember…

Recognition A recent article in The Pocahontas Times gave recognition to a deserving woman. It is refreshing to see recognition given to a “real person,” not a politician or someone in “high places.” The woman is Mary Broce. Ordinary? No. Extraordinary. Women like Mary are the backbone of our country. I..

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, More...

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: Another school year is coming to an end. The students have been testing, and everyone is eager to see the results. It has been a challenging year for the Board of Education, central office, staff, the children as well as the parents. So to all, I apologize, and thank..

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 More...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Historical Sketches of Pocahontas County ~ 1901 By William T. Price BIOGRAPHIC JOSEPH BROWN The Brown relationship trace their ancestry to..

100 Years Ago

Thursday, June 13, 1918 The mayor of Alderson has made a formal complaint to the Governor concerning the tanneries at Marlinton..

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, June 13, 1968 Lightning struck twice in Marlinton Tuesday afternoon, hitting the Marlinton Hotel around the chimney, knocking a little..
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