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Season Preview Party is on at the Opera House

The Pocahontas Opera House Preview Party is back. The Opera House will host its annual Season Preview Party Friday June…

BOE moves forward with upgrade plans

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Although it was denied funding for a Needs Project grant from the West Virginia School Building…

Sports

Season finale – Warriors vs Midland Trail Patriots

Aaron Pugh Contributing Writer Dents, dings, COVID, quarantine, absences on the roster and A-list opponents. This was a year that…

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Obituaries

Marguerite Griffith

Marguerite Ann “Margie” Griffith, 63, of White Sulphur Springs, passed away Thursday, June 3, 2021 at the home of her…

Charles Moore

Charles Amos Moore, 79, of Dunmore, passed away Friday, May 28, 2021, at Davis Memorial Hospital in Elkins.  Born June 2,…

Woodrow Thompson

Woodrow L. Thompson, 79, of Spencer, Ohio, died Friday, May 28, 2021, after a brief illness. He was surrounded by…

Kaylin Murray

Kaylin Elizabeth Murray, 22, of Marlinton, passed away Thursday, May 27, 2021.   Born January 14, 1999, at Lewisburg, she was…

George Heffner

George Everett Heffner, 95, peacefully passed away Sunday, January 10, 2021. Born May 31, 1925, at Watoga, he was a…

Sherry Akers

Sherry Dale VanReenan Akers, passed away Thursday, March 4, at Ansted Center in Ansted following a lengthy illness. She was…

Columns

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor; I believe phonetics is the way to learn to read. I believe the Palmer method is the way…

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Legal Notices

Legal Advertisements – June 10, 2021

NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION TO CREDITORS, DISTRIBUTEES & LEGATEES Notice is hereby given that the following estate(s) have been opened for probate…

Legal Advertisements – June 3, 2021

NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION TO CREDITORS, DISTRIBUTEES & LEGATEES Notice is hereby given that the following estate(s) have been opened for probate…

Legal Advertisements – May 27, 2021

NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION TO CREDITORS, DISTRIBUTEES & LEGATEES Notice is hereby given that the following estate(s) have been opened for probate…

Magistrate Court News

Magistrate Court

According to Magistrate Court records, the following individuals had activity in their cases: In Magistrate Cynthia Broce-Kelley’s court: Jean L.…

Circuit Court News

Circuit Court

The following hearings were recently held in Pocahontas County Circuit Court before the Honorable Judges Robert E. Richardson and Jennifer…

125-Years-Ago

Sitting Bull, the most troublesome Indian of the Sioux band, and his son, Crow Foot, were killed in their camp, near Standing Rock, South Dakota, on the 15th. They were about to leave their camp for the Bad Lands, preparatory to taking the warpath, when they were arrested. A fight…

100 Years Ago

Thursday, June 9, 1921 If the truth was always written on tombstones, the most frequent legend that would appear among the hic jackets of the dead would be the short and simple annal: “He could not stand prosperity.” The only prosperity that does any good is that which comes so…

Seventy-Five Years Ago

Thursday, June 13, 1946 P. C. Curry has sold his store house and general store business on Main Street to Wilbur Sharp, who will continue the business. - - - Forrest Burner, of Arbovale, was down to town Monday to claim bounty on one bear scalp. A bear had been…

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, June 10, 1971 Pioneer Days The 1971 Pioneer Days Parade is beginning to look real good. Mr. and Mrs. Jay Rockefeller, Harley Staggers and Cecil Gainer will be here to take part… Harley Carpenter and the Black Mountain Blugrass Boys will have charge of the music contest… Fred Burns…