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...

Taking life a step at a time

There have been unsettling news reports in the past several months about polio vaccinators in Nigeria and Pakistan. Suspicion of their intentions has led to many of them being killed, tortured or held for...

Ina Montgomery Memorial ~ July 6

A memorial and dedication service will be held Thursday, July 6, at 4 p.m. at McClintic Library. Through the efforts of Janice Hatfield, a flower and herb garden was established last year at the entrance...

I Remember…

Shopping A trip to the store can be an adventure. You don’t know what you will find or if you can find it. They keep moving things! It reminds me of a Scavenger Hunt. Do you remember going...

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...

Fatal Boiler Explosion ~ 1906

Someone recently requested a copy of the following article which appeared in the August 2, 1906 edition of The Pocahontas Times. The photo is courtesy of the Pocahontas County Historical Society Museum. Hosterman,...

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...

Community read of ‘The Good Earth’

The Pocahontas County Free Libraries and the Pearl S. Buck Birthplace Foundation are celebrating the 125th birthday of Pearl S. Buck with a Community Read of The Good Earth. A group book-discussion will be...