100-Years-Ago

Thursday, June 24, 1915 Farmers wear whiskers so that they can tell when it is good growing weather. Whiskers and corn respond to the same climatic conditions. “Setting Hen” is what they call an intoxicating drink made by fermenting cracked corn, molasses and other things by some people up the railroad who are being distressed by the stringent prohibition More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, June 17th, 2015

100-Years-Ago

THE ROCK CAMP REGISTER From May 3 to 8, this year, C. J. Richardson, W. J. Harter, Theodore Moore and F. R. Hunter stayed at the Rock Camp on Williams River. When they broke camp, Mr. Hunter registered the names More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, June 10th, 2015

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, June 10, 1915 As C. R. Cook was driving his automobile along Drinnan Ridge last Sunday afternoon, a cow standing by the road side horned another cow and caused her to jump immediately in front of the automobile. More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, June 3, 1915 Not long ago our wanderings brought us to a noted woman’s college and being invited to eat dinner in the big dining hall, we found ourselves one of the two men in a vast sea of femininity. More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, May 27, 1915   HUNTERSVILLE Corn working seems to be the order of the day here now. Rev. W. A. Fisher has returned from holding a meeting at Mt. Grove. He reports eighteen conversions. Joe Webb has finished More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, May 20, 1915 Boys should be taught to speak the truth, to ride a horse, and to shoot a gun. What do the mountain men think of a law such as was passed by the recent legislature to require a permit in writing More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, May 13, 1915 The Lusitania is at the bottom of the sea with many of her passengers and crew. The German submarines torpedoed the great steamship after publishing warnings to passengers not to sail on this More...

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