100-Years-Ago

Thursday, July 29, 1915 Russell P. Wyant was over on the Creek last Saturday calling at Squire Penfield’s. Russell don’t get no smaller as time passes on, and the last time we seen him weighed, he tipped the beam at 310 pounds, avoirdupois. The fascination for Russell on the Creek is Miss Sally Penfield who is a pretty good chuck of a lady herself. More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, July 22, 1915 THE ATTITUDE OF THE SANE TOWARD THE INSANE Dr. Susan A. Price, of Williamsburg, Va., who has had ten years experience in the care and treatment of the insane in institutions in Virginia More...

By Pocahontas Times On Friday, July 17th, 2015

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, July 15, 1915 Ira D. Brill and his brother-in-law, S. J. Rex-rode, have bought from C. J. Richardson the Richardson corner at the west end of the bridge, consisting of four buildings. They will open a More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, July 8th, 2015

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, July 8, 1915   Noah Hoover, of Thorn, is here this week. Thirty-two years ago he finished the Presbyterian church building which was torn down this week. When the job was finished he missed a favorite More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, July 1, 1915 On Monday night, the German submarine U-38 torpedoed and sunk the British freight steamer, Armenian, bound from Newport News to England with a load of mules, off the coast of Cornwall, England. More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, June 24th, 2015

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 More...

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...

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