Planned Power Outage

Mon Power has scheduled a planned outage for Monday, October 21, to upgrade facilities. Inclement weather “make-up” day will be Tuesday, October 22. The outage will occur from More...

Watoga Trail Report

SALLY COBB SHARES the secrets to making a good Cajun Gumbo during a cooking class at the Hillsboro Library. No dish is more associated with southern Louisiana than Gumbo, More...

MTC begins sewer improvement process

Jaynell Graham Editor   Marlinton Town Council received an update at Monday night’s meeting from Dunn Engineering president Wayne Hypes on the town’s Water System Improvement More...

BOE receives updates, conducts routine business

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer   After meeting with students and teachers at Green Bank Elementary-Middle School Tuesday afternoon for the Local School Improvement Council, the More...

Warriors meet tough opponent in Shady Springs

WARRIOR TEAM CAPTAINS Brody Buzzard, Dalton Hendrick, Dustin Fitzgerald and Dillon Shinaberry carry the #65 jersey of Honorary Team Captain Coltin Luikart out on the field More...

Lady Warriors ~ Winning with Teamwork

The Pocahontas County High School Lady Warriors soccer team played and won two more games last week – one on the road and one at home. This extends their winning streak to More...

Warriors hang on to the ax ~ Homecoming 2019

Aaron Pugh Contributing Writer Homecoming, Ax Bowl and a resounding rebound against rivals – the Richwood Lumberjacks. What more could you ask for in high school football? The More...

Lady Warriors win on Senior Night and break Goals-on-Season record

Pocahontas County High School boys and girls soccer teams wear #80 wristbands in honor of Roane County senior Alex Miller, who collapsed and died during a recent football game. More...

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Preserving Pocahontas

Portrait of Alice Galford, wife of Allen Galford and sister of J. B. Sutton, Green Bank,...

Jennings Randolph at PSBB Opening – 1974

U. S. Senator Jennings Randolph speaking at the Grand Opening of the Pearl S. Buck Birthplace...

Preserving Pocahontas

Julia Louise Price, Registered Nurse, in uniform at an unknown hospital. She was the daughter of...

Margaret Brumage

Margaret Ann Brumage, 83, of Florida, formerly of Fairmont, passed away Tuesday, October 1, 2019, at Addington Place in Titusville, Florida. Born January 15, 1936, in Minnehaha Springs, she was raised More...

Elizabeth DeHaven..

Elizabeth “Jane” Davis DeHaven, 75, of Frank, passed away Wednesday, October 2, 2019, at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown. Born March 1, 1944, at Cheat Bridge in Randolph More...

Hymon McMillion..

Hymon H. “Mac” McMillion, age 85, of Droop Mountain, passed away Friday, October 4, 2019, at Greenbrier Valley Medical Center in Ronceverte. Born May 27, 1934, at Spice, More...

Carolyn McMullen..

Carolyn Burns McMullen, age 76, of Hot Springs, Virginia went to be with the Lord Wednesday, October 2, 2019, at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital in Roanoke, Virginia, surrounded More...

Jason Sharp..

Jason Andrew Sharp, age 44, of Marlinton, died Thursday, October 3, 2019, at John Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. Born July 8, 1975, he was a son of Dreama Fitzgerald More...

Lecture and Book Signing at GBO

Author Glenn F. Williams will present a lecture on Dunmore’s War: The Last Conflict of America’s Colonial More...

Opera House adds second Kathy Mattea concert

Thanks to The Tomato Fund and Mitchell Chevrolet Arla Ralston Contributing Writer The Pocahontas Opera House, with financial assistance from the..

Diller receives 2019 Vandalia Award

George “The Earl of Elkview” Daugherty, Marvine Loving and Judson Wallace honored posthumously   Dwight Diller, a world-renowned banjo, fiddle player..

Planning for the next school year

Pocahontas County FFA officers for 2019-2020 pose on the balcony at Mountain Quest at Frost, l to r: Jacob Kinnison, More...

2019 4-H and FFA Ham, Bacon and Egg Show and Sale

Thirty-six Pocahontas County 4-H and FFA members showcased their many hours of hard work Saturday night as they exhibited and sold hams, bacons and eggs from their projects in 4-H and FFA. Thirty hams, 29 bacons and 14 dozen eggs were sold at the annual event held at Mitchell Chevrolet...

Call for artisans to demonstrate

Anne Walker Contributing Writer The Pocahontas County Artisan Co-op is seeking artistic individuals who would like to demonstrate their skills during upcoming summer events at Cass Scenic Railroad State Park and Pioneer Days. To fulfill the mission of promoting arts in Pocahontas County, the Co-op is offering five (5) paid demonstrating..

Around the Forest

MARLINTON -WHITE SULPHUR Ranger District of the Monongahela National Forest has welcomed two new members to its staff. Left, WVU alumna Pam Burns is the new Information Receptionist, and Marshall University graduate Kyle Tasker is the new Fisheries More...

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor; In reference to the County Commission report in The Pocahontas Times last week, pertaining to the annual report from Pocahontas County Senior Citizens, I would like to clarify the total Meals-on-Wheels delivered in the 12-month reporting period. The article stated 8,720 meals were delivered to homebound seniors, when it..

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: A roadkill cook-off?  We had no idea what we had entered as the seven hours passed on our way from New Jersey to Marlinton.  I had convinced my 15 year old son and a fellow high school teacher that it would be a fun event, and maybe we could win some prize money More...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Fishing Trip Continued from last week… The fish continued to bite freely and the loads got heavier, and when we came..

Seventy-Five Years Ago

Thursday, October 12, 1944 Dear Editor; … I personally think that you are in a rut as far as this precious..

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, October 9, 1969 Moro Beard, of Arbovale, reported 24 degrees and ice at Arbovale last Thursday morning. No fog. Temperatures..

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