A horseshoe tournament will be held at Marlinton mini-park on June 19. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. Call Charlotte Biggs at 304-799-6946 for more information.
The Fran Manor I and II apartment complexes in Marlinton should have a new owner soon. The owner of both properties defaulted on their government-provided loans and the properties have been listed for sale.
Motorcycle riders love Pocahontas County for the good roads, beautiful scenery and numerous tourist attractions.
Civilian Conservation Corps reunion, June 11, 10 a.m at Watoga State Park CCC Museum
The water plant on Back Mountain above Durbin isn't working as hard as it did a couple months ago. A project to reduce leaks in the aging water system has yielded good results and reduced water production at the plant by 60 percent.
Mitchell's Chevrolet donated $50 for every car sold during the month of May, a total of $2,000, to the Pocahontas County Youth Football League (YFL). Mitchell representative Brian Tankersley, on the left, presented a check to YFL president Brad Dunz on June 3 at the dealership.
Mon Power representatives in Marlinton said Wednesday that the cause of Tuesday's power outage was a hickory tree that fell over sub-transmission lines near Stony Creek. Due to the remote location of the downed line, power company workers had to walk in to locate the source of the problem.
Storm clouds loomed on the horizon in Smithers on May 24, but the biggest boom wasn't thunder - it came from the bat of a Pocahontas County Warrior.
Lawyers, mechanics, retirees and an assortment of other workers arrive at a machine shop at Cass Scenic Railroad State Park every other weekend, where the Mountain State Railroad and Logging Historical Association (MSRLHA) is restoring a vintage locomotive.
A leading conservation group relocated its annual fly fishing school to Pocahontas County.
The Pocahontas County Veterans Honor Corps conducted Memorial Day ceremonies on Sunday, May 29 in Buckeye, Marlinton and Arbovale to honor military personnel killed in all the nation's wars.
Civil War buffs should prepare for a once-in-a-lifetime summer, as the State of West Virginia and several groups prepare to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the start of the war.
Family Resource Network (FRN) director Laura Young reported that the FRN has received funding for the creation of a Family Resource Center (FRC) in Pocahontas County.
During the Civil War, 625,000 Americans were killed, more than any other war, and nearly as many as all other wars combined.
Researchers and readers who enjoy old issues of The Pocahontas Times will no longer have to scroll through yellowed microfilm reels to read the old papers. On May 31, a digital archive will open to the public at McClintic Library.