Pastors and music scheduled for ‘A New Direction’

Brandon Nottingham Staff Writer “A New Direction, with Our Wonderful God” is a three evening event that will take place at the Pocahontas County Opera House Tuesday, Wednesday More...

BOE handles business items

Pocahontas County Board of Education’s September 11 meeting continued. In miscellaneous management, the board approved the following: • Bid from West Virginia Signal & More...

100 Miles in 100 Days winds up

Pictured, front row, l to r: Jim Bullard, Beth Bullard, Becky Tuttle, Cheri Bryant, Diana Sparks, Tina Barkley, Ollie Barkley, Gertrude Lester, John Hannah, Charlotte Ratliff, More...

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...

Warriors taken down by Cougars

The Pocahontas County High School Warriors hit the road last Friday in their first away game of the season against the East Hardy Cougars. With three wins under their belt, the More...

Warrior Boys Soccer ~ wins two out of three in one week

Teresa Kloeker Contributing Writer   Warrior Boys Soccer started off the week with an 8 to 2 win Tuesday over Pendleton County. Junior Hunter Shafer, sophomore Kolton Alderman More...

Lady Warriors win one, tie one

Pocahontas County High School Lady Warriors soccer team hosted James Monroe High School last week and came away with a 5-0 win. Photo courtesy of Sara Casto Brandon Nottingham Staff 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, More...

eTimes for September 21, 2017


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Preserving Pocahontas

Smith Hammons, as photographed by Carl Fleishhauer in 1973, seated on the porch of his home...

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...

Daniel Sharp

Daniel R. Sharp, age 63, of Gaithersburg, Maryland, passed away peacefully in his sleep, Thursday, September 14, 2017, at Suburban Hospital in Bethesda, Maryland. Born June 3, 1954, he was a son of the More...

Jerry Mace..

Jerry William Mace, age 62, of Marlinton, died Wednesday, September 13, 2017, at Cabell Huntington Hospital in Huntington. Born January 14, 1955, at Marlinton, he was a son of More...

R. Sue Hollandsworth..

Rebecca Sue Hannah Hollandsworth, age 87, of Slaty Fork, passed away Friday, September 15, 2017, at her home. Born January 16, 1930, on Bridger Mountain (Bucks Run), she was 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…

Reunions ~ Family, Class and Homecomings Summers are filled with reunions. Time to get together and remember. Remember our youth, friends and family. Stories are retold – often of pranks the boys played – but not us gals! Due to distance from my home, I did not get to attend many..

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 More...

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: In 2005, my husband, Mike, and I bought a camp out on Back Mountain (now Edray) Road in the area locally known as Slippery Hill. Due to various circumstances, its has been unoccupied for several years. Mike passed away, and then my bridge was damaged by floods, so it..

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 been affected More...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Q. What is the oldest church building in Pocahontas County and where is it? A. Hamlin Chapel, on Stony Creek. Q...

100 Years Ago

Thursday, September 20, 1917 Col. Roosevelt is out in a powerful article in the current Metropolitan calling for more children and..

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, September 21, 1967 Fire Unbelievable was the word on every one’s lips as the third school fire in four months..
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