100-Years-Ago

Thursday, April 23, 1915 The forest fires were late in starting this year but they came in limited quantities. The top of Elk mountain looked like pictures of Vesuvius in eruption last Monday. BIRTHS Born to Mr. and Mrs. Moses Underwood, of Beaver Creek, a son. Born to Mr. and Mrs. Houston Gaylor, of Beaver Creek, a daughter. Born to Mr. and Mrs. Henry More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, April 15, 1915 As Izaak Walton remarked, the weather that we have had lately is too good for any but anglers or very honest men. The first bird concert of the season commenced on the morning of the 8th More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, April 8, 1915 CIRCUIT COURT J. E. Arbogast, a school teacher who came here from Clay county, confessed to assault and battery on the body of Divers Sharp. They owned adjoining lands on Williams River More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, April 1, 1915 DURBIN A ten year old daughter of John Engler, a thirteen month old child of Walter Young’s and an aged man by the name of Edward Dilman, were all buried here last Wednesday – three funerals More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, March 25, 1915 The lumber is moving in this county in a satisfactory way and there are millions of dollars worth ready for shipment. The demand and the price offered are improving all the time. Jack Richardson, More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, March 18, 1915 G. H. VanReenan was a caller at this office Tuesday morning and told us he had a fine team of horses crippled up last week. His son was hauling rails on a sled on the ground steep and frozen. More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, March 11, 1915 Pocahontas County is in need of a millionaire of an adventurous disposition to explore for oil. We all know that oil is here, but to bust through the crust is a rich man’s game and there More...

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