Forest Service issues Final Decision to permit the ACP route on national forests

The USDA Forest Service issued a final record of decision (ROD) Friday to authorize the use of National Forest System lands for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline Project (ACP Project), More...

Fanning recognized as an Outstanding Democrat of the Year

United States Senator Joe Manchin, III joined with Democratic leaders from throughout West Virginia in honoring Rachel Fanning, of Slaty Fork, as one of West Virginia’s Outstanding More...

Marlinton Woman’s Club keeps its promise

Pictured at the presentation in a newly refurbished room at Pocahontas Memorial Hospital are: seated, l to r: Erica Beverage, RN; Debbie Neal, RN and Nursing Supervisor; Woman’s More...

From the forest to the gallery

CYNTHIA SANDENO HAS taken her artistic talent from the shelter to the gallery. She began making nature-inspired jewelry as a way to raise money for a local animal shelter More...

Warriors lose in a heartbreaker

THE POCAHONTAS COUNTY High School Warriors were all-in for a win in the playoff game Saturday against the Tug Valley Panthers. Above, Shane Peacock, who scored two TDs for the More...

Briana Mills signs with West Liberty

Pocahontas County High School senior Briana Mills signed a letter of intent last week to attend West Liberty University and play softball. Attending the signing: seated, Mona More...

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Preserving Pocahontas

This West Virginia Teacher’s Certificate was issued July 27, 1906 to Green Bank graduate Lillian Gabbert...

Preserving Pocahontas

These Pocahontas County men were called into service following the Second World War. This photograph was...

Preserving Pocahontas

A group of young people on Shay Engine No. 13 at the lumber town of Spruce....

Alvin Hise

Alvin Ray Hise, age 57, of Thornwood, passed away Monday, November 13, 2017. Memorial service will be held Sunday, November 19, 2 p.m. at Thornwood Community Church. Online condolences may be made at www.WallaceandWallaceFH.com  More...

Johnny Hall..

Johnny “Rusty” Hall, Jr., age 69, of Indianapolis, Indiana, passed away peacefully Tuesday, November 7, 2017, with his children by his side. Born April 15, 1948, at Marlinton, More...

Charles Garretson..

Charles L. “Larry” Garretson, Jr., age 68, of Dunmore, passed away Sunday, October 29, 2017, at his home. Born October 21, 1949, in Beckley, he was a son of the late Charles More...

Andes Manta brings South American music to Marlinton

Andes Manta Back by popular demand, Andes Manta returns to Marlinton for a Saturday night concert at the Pocahontas More...

Encore screening of ‘Angel’s Perch’

Angel’s Perch, a film by J. T. Arbogast, will have an encore screening Thursday, November 16, at 7 p.m. at the..

The Ghost of the Opera House

Who Killed Lily Lacey? Suspects, l to r: Vera (Jamie Strauss), L.B. (Jay Miller), Tom (James Shepherd) and Millie (Charlie Maghee..

MES hosts first Harvest Day

MARLINTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL hosted its first Heritage Day October 31, where learning and fun activities More...

PCHS Tourism Club takes tours around county, state

The Tourism Club kicked off the new school year with a day trip to Watoga State Park where students had the opportunity to learn the history of the park and the CCC camps, as well as learn about careers in the park system. They also enjoyed a nature hike around..

‘Tie One On’ for Safety

‘Tis the season for love and compassion, family and friends, celebrations and parties! It’s time for reflecting upon the past year and looking forward to the New Year ahead. Yet, all too often, the holiday spirit is destroyed by the recklessness of drunk, drugged and distracted driving. Some of the most..

I Remember…

Memories, cont. One of our nursing home residents was a retired nurse, and she could be a handful. She could not communicate verbally, but she let you know what she was thinking by her actions. When I worked night duty, she would wander to the nurse’s More...

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: I would like to share this Open Letter to the Citizens of Pocahontas County: I want to clear up some of the misconceptions and misrepresentations circulating regarding the BFD Fire and Rescue. First, regarding the new Green Bank Station.  The old station is small and on a piece of..

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: I enjoyed the article by Suzanne Stewart, “Yes, I can.” My mother canned everything edible for the winter menu, and that included sauerkraut. I question whether Mrs. Bland’s mother kept sauerkraut in the cellar until it was ready for canning. Ours was kept More...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Q. What kind of logs were floated in the log drives on Knapps Creek and the Greenbrier River to the mill..

100 Years Ago

Thursday, November 15, 1917 Lost: A pair of bracelets connected by a polished chain. When last seen they were attached to..

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, November 16, 1967 Hillsboro Junior Play Becoming a young lady can be quite an ordeal, especially if you are a..
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