100-Years-Ago

Thursday, January 21, 1915 The fox hunters association was formed at Charleston the other day. The objects are many, one of them being to obtain legislation for the protection of the red fox and to purchase and breed foxes for hunting. This is flying into the face of the old proverb that foxes thrive best when they are cursed. We are of the opinion More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, January 14, 1915 About 2,750 horses, conveyed in 110 cars, have passed through Hinton in the last 36 hours. Some of them now are being fed on the upper yards. These animals are from Texas and Oklahoma More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, January 7, 1914 Thursday was flood day. The river and creek got out of the banks but did but little damage. School was closed for the day. A wreck at Anthony caused trains 142 and 143 to be annulled. Two More...

By Pocahontas Times On Tuesday, December 30th, 2014

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, December 31, 1914 The postoffice at Marlinton handled 444 bags of mail matter during the week ending December 26th. This was the Christmas mail, considered an emergency in the postal affairs. In addition More...

By Pocahontas Times On Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, December 24, 1914 Over thirty thousand pounds of turkeys and other poultry were shipped from the Marlinton express office last week. The shipments were heavy every day in the week, and on Thursday, Friday More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, December 17, 1914 A big mercantile house in Philadelphia went into the hands of a receiver some days since, who, after going over the books and making a study of the firm’s business methods, made the More...

By Pocahontas Times On Thursday, December 11th, 2014

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, December 10, 1914 J. H. Smith shot and seriously wounded a man named Joe Beef at Thornwood Saturday night. Beef was in Smith’s pool room and was drunk and disorderly. Smith tried to get him out and More...