100-Years-Ago

Thursday, July 20, 1916 It looks like the people of Europe were trying to kill off the very flower of the race. We have escaped so far and yet we realize that every day there is danger in certain inflammatory papers that are published requiring us to enter the bloody conflict. Men who want war are trying to start something that they will not be able More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, July 13th, 2016

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, July 13, 1916 A scout who was riding in Bath county during the recent Fourth of July season brought back the report that the liquor bill of Pocahontas County at the Hot Springs saloons was something over More...

By Pocahontas Times On Thursday, July 7th, 2016

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, July 6, 1916 The bass season opened last Saturday, the first day of July. For a wonder, the season came in with the water in fair condition for fishing. Usually after all the months of discontent, the More...

By Pocahontas Times On Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, June 29, 1916 The man, Dobbin, who was hurt by a log rolling over him at Buckeye last Tuesday, died Saturday night. He was about 30 years old, and leaves a wife and two children. His home was at Jumping More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, June 22, 1916 TO WEST VIRGINIA June 20th And on that day, no loving arms Reached forth, the newborn child to take – Mid cannon’s roar, and war’s alarms, did West Virginia’s soul awake; Behold, More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, June 15th, 2016

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, June 16, 1916 G. L. Carlisle and C. W. Kennison were on business at Richwood last week. They returned Monday and reported that the large band mill there is running day and night, and cutting about eleven More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, June 8th, 2016

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, June 8, 1916 Clive Wooddell, 12 years old, of West Marlinton, complimented the editor with the finest basket of strawberries from his garden. Clyde H. East killed the biggest rattlesnake of the season More...