Tom Meadows and his late wife, Emma, purchased a piece of property on Locust Creek Road in 1995. In 1999, construction began on their home. Although they contracted the framing portion of the project, the couple did all of the finishing work, which resulted in a finely appointed home.
Pocahontas County Free Libraries has had a most surprising month, learning that it was the beneficiary of an anonymous gift as well as being a beneficiary of part of the estates of two county residents – one estate being that of the late Norma Mikesell.
Readers of The Pocahontas Times look forward each week to the photo submitted by Pocahontas Preservation Officer B.J. Gudmundsson on behalf of Preserving Pocahontas.
The West Virginia State Police – Marlinton Detachment investigated a break-in at the Hillsboro firehouse last week and reported on Friday that an arrest had been made in the case.
The break-in occurred late Sunday night or early Monday morning, Trooper J. W. Gilkerson said.
The Traveling 219 project has been gathering the stories of the people and places along Rt. 219 from Cumberland, Maryland, to Rich Creek, Virginia.
Mayor Joe Smith reported to the Marlinton Town Coun- cil at its Monday night meeting that the annual spring clean-up for the town is scheduled to take place the second week of April – weather permitting.
The100th Anniversary of the State Boys Basketball Tournament was celebrated last week in Charleston with a banquet, player recognition event and more.
The Pearl S. Buck Birthplace Museum hosted its annual Wine Dinner and Silent Auction Friday night at The Pretty Penny Café in Hillsboro to benefit the birthplace.
Even in the briefest encounters with some folks you get a feeling that there is something going on that needs to be recorded for the benefit of this and future generations.
Such is the case with 91-year-old Dessie Gertrude Stamper McLaughlin.
After several months of scrambling to improve processes and finances the Pocahontas Memorial Hospital Board of Directors enjoyed an agenda sans hot button items at its meeting on Thursday night.
There is a lot of talk about the drug abuse problem in this county and across the country.
A lot of talk, but unfortunately most of it is negative.
That may be about to change.
Traveling the back roads you’ll find no end to the uniqueness nor surprises that make up Pocahontas and surrounding counties.
The Bank of Durbin opened for business in 1905 and served the people of the upper end of Pocahontas County until the 1930s when it merged with the Bank of Marlinton.
There are no words.