Candidates file for office

As of Tuesday, January 16, the following candidates have filed for offices for the May 8, 2018 election: U. S. Senate Thomas (Tom) Willis (R), Martinsburg Evan Jenkins (R.) Huntington U. More...

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...

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 18, 2018


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Preserving Pocahontas

This photo of the ice on Knapps Creek was taken in 1896. We see two wagons...

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...

Glenna Calhoun

Glenna Jean Calhoun, age 85, of Marlinton, passed away Thursday, January 11, 2018, at Pocahontas Center in Marlinton. Born January 2, 1933, in Parkersburg, she was a daughter of the late James H. and Beulah More...

Marilee Cyrus..

Marilee Campbell Cyrus, age 93, passed away Sunday, January 14, 2018, at Twin Lakes Center in Burlington, North Carolina. Born March 22 1924, in the Campbell house, overlooking More...

Fay Drain..

Fay V. Drain, age 85, of Perry, Ohio, passed away Tuesday, January 9, 2018, at UH Geauga Medical Center. Born February 12, 1932, in Onego, she was a daughter of the late Clarence More...

4th Avenue Gallery’s New Year/ New Look

The artisans of the 4th Avenue Gallery hosted a New Year/New Look open house Friday evening for new homeowners More...

My favorite Christmas movies

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer What could be more fun than settling in on the couch with a bowl of popcorn and..

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..

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…

Outside my window Outside my window, winter is taking place. I’m glad to be inside. Prayers for those who have to venture out in freezing temperatures. The wind is picking up to a gusty whirlwind, and my wind chimes are dancing and playing a lively tune. Bare trees across the way...

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 More...

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor; Some people may be making a killing off of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, but if approved, the ACP will leave an economic dead zone through the heart of Pocahontas County. Here are a few reasons for concern. 1) Spread of invasive species: Our forests, waterways, and wildlife habitat will..

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 the 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

Thursday, January 17, 1918 L. O. Simmons ordered 10 hot-bed sashes to enlarge his hot-bed, and expects to raise over 500,000..

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, January 18, 1968 WEATHER The weather continues to be of the type that the “Old Timers” like to tell about..
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