Jane Huppert, stage manager extraordinaire

  A slender figure dressed in black moves silently across the dark Opera House stage, pausing occasionally to perform a task in the shadows, then continuing on, finally disappearing from view.  The stage lights flare...

Growing up in Marlinton in the early 1900s

Stimulating sales in my father’s store Stanley M. Klein   There were not many ways to stimulate business in the small town where Father had his dry goods store. An occasional full page ad in The Pocahontas...

Motherhood is all around us

Laura Dean Bennett Contributing Writer The magic of spring brings many gifts, but none more pleasing than the joy of witnessing motherhood in all its many forms. As we watch the tall, new grass sway in...

September 30 ~ The Hammons Family Musical Heritage Celebration

After getting your fill of wild food at Marlinton’s Autumn Harvest Festival and West Virginia RoadKill Cook-off, the Opera House invites you to be a part of the “Hammons Musical Heritage Celebration,” at 7:30...

Following a dream

The January 4, 1964 edition of The Pocahontas Times contained the following bit of news: On TV “Charles Lovelace, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles F. Lovelace, formerly of Marlinton, was on Channel 7 on...

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...

August 5 ~ Treasure on the Mountain

The Greatest Raffle on the Greatest Mountain It’s mind-blowing! Buying a raffle ticket for the Treasure on the Mountain Raffle sponsored by Elkins Auto and the Snowshoe Foundation enters you in the best raffle contest...