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Warrior Boys basketball report

The Warrior Boys JV and Varsity teams will play at Bath County, Virginia, Thursday, February 7. JV game at 5:45 and Varsity at 7:30 p.m. Report of games played so far this season: January 2 Shady Spring, 99 PCHS, 44 January 3 Bath County, 34 PCHS, 71 January 11 PCHS, 51 Tucker County, 66 January 15 PCHS, 38 Webster County, 79 January 16 PCHS, 59 Tygarts Valley, 50 January 18 Doddridge, 76 PCHS, 49 January 19 Richwood, 70 PCHS, 78 January...

Burglary incident remains under investigation

Jaynell Graham Editor In the early morning hours of Monday, February 4, Pocahontas County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a call regarding a burglary in progress near Droop Mountain. Sheriff Jeff Barlow said, upon arrival, his deputies found one, Jesse Blake, lying in the yard. Blake had sustained a gunshot wound. He was transported by ambulance to Pocahontas Memorial Hospital, and later to a...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

From the Archives February 5, 1903 NOTES BY THE WAY While Saturday afternoon, January 24th, is remembered by many at Marlinton as one of the most stormy, sombre and depressing days of the season, it is not so to be remembered by me personally. As I was passing along the wall near the Times’ office, threading my way through the labyrinth of horses...

Commission hears update on pipeline construction

Tim Walker AMR Denise Campbell, the Community Liaison for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline addressed the Pocahontas County Commission at Tuesday’s meeting. Campbell said she wanted to respond with facts to numerous rumors in the community, some of which falsely claim that the pipeline company has given up and is pulling out because of recent court decisions. Campbell confirmed that while...

Seventy-Five Years Ago

February 3, 1944 W. I. Underwood, of Beaver Creek, was over in Buckley Mountain the other day, and heard the unearthly racket of a wild cat squalling and crows calling. A big bunch of crows had a wild cat up a tree and were giving him a good fleecing. Mr. Underwood said he had never before heard a wild cat...

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, First of all, let me just say that I'm a flatlander from Florida, but I love Pocahontas County. I've been visiting my best friend, Laura Dean Bennett, and the extended Mary Lou Dilley family here for 26 years. I've come to make a lot of friends here and learn a lot about the area. Sometimes I think I...

Preserving Pocahontas

Celebrating Black History Month: Prior to desegregation, black students in Marlinton attended the Greenbrier Hill School which was built about 1917. The teachers there through the years were Rev. Goodwin, Edna Knapper, Jessie Mitchell, Cora Davis, Emma Brinkley, Mr. Ellis, Ida Choice, Sydney Goodwin and Marie Goodwin. At one time, Mrs. Edna Knapper was the only teacher in Pocahontas...

Updated PCHS Girls Basketball Schedule

The Pocahontas County High School girls JV and Varsity home games vs Philip Barbour, originally scheduled for Friday, February 2, were cancelled and will not be rescheduled.  The Pink-Out games vs Pendleton County will be Saturday, February 9 – JV plays at 2 p.m. and Varsity plays at 4 p.m. The JV and Varsity home games vs Tucker...