Richard Harry “Dick” Knapp 1847 – 1889

The Pocahontas Times, January 9, 1890 Dick Knapp, very mysteriously disappeared from his home near Edray a few weeks ago, and a short time after, was reported as being found dead in the woods. When...

I Remember…

Miss Daisy Driving Miss Daisy. Was it a song, TV show or movie? Shame on me. I can’t remember! Since I’m not allowed to drive, I feel like Miss Daisy when I have someone drive me around. There’s...

I Remember…

Attention Elk Hunters I’ve heard stories from local men who traveled to the Blue Mountains of Montana and Wyoming. I’ve sat in the dentist’s chair and listened to Dr. Ernie Shaw tell about his adventures. Okay, fellows,...

FFA Alumni enter locally produced items in silent auction

The Pocahontas County FFA Alumni put together a basket of locally produced and donated products for the State FFA Alumni Silent Auction, held July 14 at the Cedar Lakes Conference Center in Ripley. The collection...

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...

September 29-30 ~ Autumn Harvest Festival and RoadKill Cook-off

Friday night Square Dance kicks off the RoadKill weekend Grab a partner and celebrate the start of the Autumn Harvest Festival/RoadKill Cook-off at a square dance in the Pocahontas County Opera House, Friday, September...

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...

I Remember…

The Town of Marlinton Once Upon a Time The year was 1956 when I first moved to West Virginia, so my memories are of that time forward. Marlinton was a booming place then, but from the stories...