100 Years Ago

Thursday, August 20, 1914 We have in this county a successful businessman of the town of Durbin, who is a native of Germany, and who is a very fine German gentleman, and who has the respect and esteem of all who know him. He is true to the fatherland, and just now is having a very trying time with his America neighbors, who are criticizing the Emperor More...

by Pocahontas Times | Published 2 weeks ago
SWIMMING POOL AT Hotel Minnehaha located on the Lockridge Farm on Knapps Creek in  Minnehaha Springs, formerly known as Driscol. Additional photos may be seen at preservingpocahontas.org. Photo courtesy of Preserving Pocahontas
By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

100-Years-Ago

    SWIMMING POOL AT Hotel Minnehaha located on the Lockridge Farm on Knapps Creek in Minnehaha Springs, formerly known as Driscol. Additional photos may be seen at preservingpocahontas.org. Photo More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, August 6, 1914   Army worms are so thick on a farm in Greenbank district that they ate a farmer’s shoe strings while he rested in the shade. Theodore and Jesse Hoke, of Greenbrier county, who have More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

100-Years Ago

Thursday, July 30, 1914   LOSES AN ARM George Kline, of this place, was at Covington last Sunday morning and was working back toward home as the uninvited guest of the C & O, on a freight train. Near Callaghan, More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, July 23, 1914 A petition has been forwarded to the department asking that the post office at Academy change its name to Hillsboro. Hillsboro has always been the local name. When the post office was first More...

By Pocahontas Times On Thursday, July 17th, 2014

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, July 16, 1914   Cows now walk by night and use the electric lights to pick and choose the choicest vegetables. The gardeners have become light sleepers and are practicing bouncing stones off of the More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, July 9, 1914   S. R. Hogsett was in town Monday, and had with him a rattlesnake over four feet long, which he had captured near his home. Sheriff Cochran brought in two Italians from Elk, charged More...