Monday, May 21, 2018

Dilley, Hollandsworth, Burns win BOE seats

Jaynell Graham Editor Voter turnout in Pocahontas County for the mid-term primary election was just shy of 35 percent. Of the 5,523 registered...

Neighbors in Action comes to Pocahontas County

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer When the drug abuse crisis in West Virginia –specifically Harrison Coun-ty – became too much to bear, social worker and native...

It’s all clear at Sitlington

Kevin Smith, of St. Albans, sent in this photo of the Greenbrier River Trail below Sitlington. The area had been closed for several...

‘Fish Bowl’ grant winner

Jill Wong, owner of Our Town Boutique in Marlinton, was the winner of the “FISH BOWL” grant event held at the Hillsboro Fire...

Preliminary Results ~ Pocahontas County Primary Election

Results from early voting, absentee ballots and all 15 precincts. U.S. SENATOR (Vote For Not More Than 1) EVAN JENKINS . . ....

Candidate Forum ~ West Virginia House of Delegates, 43rd District

Allegheny Mountain Radio and The Pocahontas Times collaborated on a candidate form for candidates for West Virginia House of Delegates, 43rd District. Prior...

Candidate Forum ~ West Virginia Senate, 11th District

Allegheny Mountain Radio and The Pocahontas Times collaborated on hosting a candidate forum Thursday for candidates in the West Virginia 11th Senatorial District....

Candidate Forum ~ Pocahontas County Board of Education

Allegheny Mountain Radio and The Pocahontas Times collaborated on a candidate forum May 2 with candidates for the Pocahontas County Board of Education....

TeamWorks group places second at SkillsUSA

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer At the state SkillsUSA competition April 13 and 14, the Pocahontas County High School TeamWorks group – seniors Logan Dilley...

Don’t forget to spit on your bait

Disclaimer: I have chosen to call all fisherpeople in this story, fishermen. This is not because I do not personally know any anglers...

A perfect day at the Great Greenbrier River Race

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer It was hard to argue with anyone in Marlinton last Saturday who said, “This is the perfect day,” regarding...

Rotary donates to Discovery Junction

Marlinton Mayor Sam Felton, center, receives a $2,000 check from Marlinton Rotary Treasurer Kendall Beverage on the now vacant lot beside the Pocahontas...

Children’s Memorial Flag Day ~ offering hope for a better future

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer In observation of Children’s Memorial Flag Day last Friday, members of the community gathered at the Pocahontas County Courthouse...

Coltsfoot ~ right on cue

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer Coltsfoot, Tussilago farfara, is a tiny, bright yellow-orange flower whose bloom graces the sides of the road and peeks out...

Folklorist preserving traditions of West Virginia

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer A common misconception about folklore is the belief that it is the study of mythical creatures or tall tales....

Yew Mountain hosts Forest Farming event

Erica Marks Contributing Writer Forest Farming isn’t a new idea.  People have been cultivating edible, medicinal and ornamental forest herbs around the world...

Forestry students present cruise to BOE

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer The Pocahontas County High School forestry department was given a large task by the Board of Education – to...

Flooding update

Notification from Pocahontas County Emergency Management At this time Rt. 39 East of Marlinton is closed due to flooding. The National Weather Service...

Evacuation requested

Notification from Pocahontas County Emergency Management: The Marlinton Fire Department is requesting that residents in Marlinton from Main Street south and those on...

Our Town Boutique ~ worth the trip

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer Our Town Boutique is new to Marlinton, but the idea behind it is an old one. “I like...
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