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Treasure on the Mountain ~ August 5

This Treasure on the Mountain fundraiser event for Snowshoe Foundation is a month away, but now is the time to buy your tickets. What’s better than winning big? Winning big and helping the communities surrounding...

I Remember…

The Marlinton/Edray Senior Center celebrated Halloween a bit early this year, with a party October 27. Transportation was provided for those who are no longer able to drive. Several grandchildren also attended. The young and the...

‘We never did know’

Twenty-Years-Ago November 2, 1995 10th Anniversary of the Flood of '85 'We never did know' When Marlinton Mayor Doug Dunbrack talks about the Flood of '85, his voice is grim and his speech is slow as he draws...

I Remember…

Birthdays come around once a year, just like clockwork. In our younger days, time moved slowly and we couldn’t wait to be six or 21. As we get older, birthdays come around too soon. Birthdays were once...

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...

September 2 and 3 ~ Watoga Art in the Park

Gail Hyer Contributing Writer Watoga Art in the Park – bringing together artists and the great outdoors – Saturday and Sunday, September 2 and 3, at the park picnic shelter. There will be plenty of signs...

September 30 ~ Autumn Harvest Festival Fair

Ann Turner Coordinator Harvest Festival Fair is fast approaching, and we hope all the gardeners, homemakers, crafters, seamstresses, quilters, artists and photographers – young and old – are planning ahead. Entry day is Friday, September 29,...

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...