GBO SETI Tour ~ July 7, 14, 21 and 28

The three-hour SETI Tour at the Green Bank Observatory celebrates the observatory’s Search for ExtraTerrestrial Intelligence. Participants begin with an exclusive presentation right in the control room of the historic 85-1 Telescope where the...

What’s the Word?

Scrapbook – a book with blank pages to which you attach photographs, letters, newspaper stories, etc., that help you remember a person or time. ~ Merriam Webster Dictionary   Scrapbooking became quite the rage a few...

I Remember…

The Roost Who rules the roost at your house? If you are a cat owner, you know the answer. As I’ve said before, my female cat was named Chester, and that’s enough to give you problems. Remember...

I Remember…

Recognition A recent article in The Pocahontas Times gave recognition to a deserving woman. It is refreshing to see recognition given to a “real person,” not a politician or someone in “high places.” The woman is Mary...

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...

I Remember…

Memories Memories are our friends. Bring them out and relive and enjoy them.. No, I’m not senile or living in the past. I know my name, date and the president. Like – who hasn’t heard of President Trump? The say...

51st Annual Pioneer Days ~ July 5-9

Through July 5 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily: Drop off entries for Children’s Art and photography contest at The Pocahontas Times office Thursday, July 6 8 a.m. until dark, Flea Market 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Pioneer...

I Remember…

Sharing memories I was talking with a new friend the other day and she shared some memories of her family’s life which revolved around the coal industry. I had never seen coal, and my knowledge of...