I Remember…

Christmas Merry Christmas. Not Happy Holidays. Please do not take Christ out of Christmas. Christmas is a time of love and giving. God’s gift of love – His son, Jesus. Gifts throughout the years are treasured. It is the thought,...

White and Srodes honored with Governor’s Service Awards

  Energy and enthusiasm characterize the volunteer work of both Oreana ‘Rene’ White and Jean Srodes. Governor Earl Ray Tom-blin will honor White and Srodes Wednesday, July 30, for their dedication to service at the annual...

The Draw of the Woods

The Pocahontas Times October 18, 1917 We never felt the draw of the woods any stronger than this year, but Prometheus was a free man compared to us. You will remember that that gentleman, because of...

Enjoying ~ and staying active in ~ retirement

Around the world and home again   The view out the windows of a beautiful sunroom that overlook the mountains and the land farmed by his ancestors and, to the north, the Pocahontas County Country Club...

MHS Class of ’54 reunion

On Saturday, July 12, members of the Marlinton High School Class of 1954 gathered at the Pocahontas Community Wellness Center in Marlinton to celebrate their 60th class reunion. Classmates were greeted with the Marlinton High...

Native Orchids Tour ~ July 1

Cranberry Mountain Nature Center’s 50 years of fun and learning events continues Saturday, July 1, with guest speaker Charles Garratt’s photos and presentation about native orchids. Following the tutorial, Garratt will lead an excursion...

Watoga’s 80th Anniversary Celebration ~ July 1

Watoga State Park was developed by the Civilian Conservation Corps. It officially became a state park July 1, 1937, and a birthday party will be held Saturday, July 1, to celebrate its 80th anniversary. Festivities will...

Myst Photography captures the unknown

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer There are times in life when experiences open our minds to believe in the unknown and a higher power. For Mountain Quest Institute co-founder Alex Bennett, that experience took place three years ago. Bennett...
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