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MES students take a field trip to the past

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer Marlinton Elementary School teachers Dondi Stemple and Susan Grant, along with substitute teacher Shenda Smith, took the fifth grade classes on a field trip back in time last week. They were treated...

‘Peter and Wendy’ ~ Magical in Many Ways

Matthew Porter and Hadley Williams, Tour Actors/Directors with the Missoula Children’s Theater, spent a week in Marlinton as part of the Pocahontas County Opera House’s inaugural Theater Camp for children in the area. The...

Appalachian Heritage Day

The first Cass Appalachian Heritage Day was held last Saturday at the Cass Company Store. West Virginia artisans and historians shared their knowledge with visitors. Kanawha City Yarn Company weaver Sarah Sands, center, talks...

Students share coding knowledge at MES

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer The week of December 4 was Computer Science Week and, to celebrate, Marlinton Elementary School fourth grade teacher Brian Smith and his class had something special in store for all the students...

A little bit of Christmas fun

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer Cookie Doss brought this cautionary tale to my attention, and it’s so cute I thought we should find a tiny corner for it in this week’s edition. Cookie said her brother, Tom...

Be prepared for a picnic

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer With families gathering for reunions, trips to the lake, the river or the beach, vacationing, traveling and camping, there’s going to be lots of dining al fresco in the coming months. Pocahontas...

Garth Newel Fellows perform at GBO

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer After just a month of practice, the Garth Newel Emerging Artists Fellows packed up their instruments and traveled from the Garth Newel Music Center in Hot Springs, Virginia, to the Green Bank...

Candidate Forum ~ West Virginia Senate, 11th District

https://youtu.be/pgd6XJePzo8 Allegheny Mountain Radio and The Pocahontas Times collaborated on hosting a candidate forum Thursday for candidates in the West Virginia 11th Senatorial District. Prior to answering questions, the candidates introduced themselves. Question One: Which of...