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‘He is Cass’ – Wilbur “Bud” Cassell celebrates 55 years at Cass Scenic Railroad

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer What began as a normal day of work for Cass Scenic Railroad State Park historian Wilbur “Bud” Cassell, soon became a celebration of his 55 years of dedication to the park and...

American Legion Ninth District meets in Arbovale

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer American Legion Posts in Pocahontas, Tucker, Randolph, Nicholas, Webster and Greenbrier counties met last Saturday at the Arbovale Community Center for the Ninth District’s annual fall conference. Hosted by Allegheny Post 117, the...

National Champions

Pocahontas County High School FFA Forestry Team traveled to Indianapolis, Indiana, last week for the National FFA Convention and Competitions and came home National Champions. This is the eighth National Championship for Pocahontas County...

Insect Fashion Show

Last week The Pocahontas Times asked about a spotted bug found on Thistlewood Farm. This September, one of those orange and black bugs showed up in the company of a cloud of migrating butterflies....

Empty Bowls event helps fill FRN food pantry

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer The second annual Empty Bowls dinner was held last Tuesday evening and going by the number of guests in attendance, the lively conversations, laughter and live fiddle music in the background, it was a rousing...

Mysterious Stranger

The Pocahontas County Opera House is offering two free tickets for the Sunday, October 28, performance of Who Killed Preacher Brown?  to the first person who can identify the actor playing the part of...

The Discovery begins

PLANS FOR DISCOVERY Junction have gone from paper to site preparation. The park was two years in the planning stage, and just a few months in fundraiser mode. Tuesday morning the US Forest Service had its equipment...

PCHS students choose to be ‘Above the Influence’

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Nine Pocahontas County High School students were honored last Thursday during the Warriors Above the Influence 2018 poster presentation. Brianna Hef-ner, Hunter Shafer, Jacob Jones, Elijah Robertson, Emalee Arbogast, Breanna Sharp, Emily...