2017 Pocahontas County 4-H/FFA Livestock Show and Sale

Connie Burns WVU Extension   Thirty-three Pocahontas County youth participated in this year’s 4-H/FFA Livestock Show and Sale August 26 at the Pocahontas Producers Stockyards in Marlinton.  A total of 55 animals were exhibited and judged...

Space Race Rumpus ~ June 9-11

It’s a festival. It’s a race. It’s group rides. It’s a clinic. It’s a fundraiser. It’s a tradition. The Space Race Rumpus takes place each year in June in Pocahontas County, which has some of...

Girl Scout Derby Winners

Girl Scout Troop #5032 held its Pinewood Derby Sunday afternoon at the Community Wellness Center in Marlinton. Pictured, from left: Rachel Felton took home the first place trophy, Shaylee Landis came in second, and...

The Trebuchet ~ Memories from Camp Broken Antler

Dave Curry Contributing Writer Temperatures were cooling down and a thin layer of smoke drifted horizontally from the chimney of the cabin framed by a cloudless, blue sky. Four or five muddy trucks and jeeps...

USA Cycling Mountain Bike National Championships ~ July 17

Some of the country’s best mountain bikers will meet one of the most epic courses in the East during this year’s championship ride at Snowshoe Mountain. Riders of all ages will take on Cheat...

It’s Twins for Rose

ROSE, A BLACK bear at Point of View Farms delivered two cubs – a male and a female – January 17. Their names are (Rose) Petal and Bud. Rose’s first cub, CD, was born in...

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...

Field Notes

The abnormally warm weather of December broke records for mildness and confused Mother Nature into an early show of spring. Bulbs emerged out of the ground and some shrubs prepared to bloom. In my yard...