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, aged 9, son of C. J. Richardson, was badly burned about the face and neck, Saturday afternoon. He and other boys were playing in a More...

by Pocahontas Times | Published 2 days ago
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...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, March 4, 1915 If there are any weak brothers living in other states who have been waging a losing fight with Gen. John Barleycorn, we give them a cordial invitation to come to West Virginia, where they More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

100-Years-Ago

Thursday,February 25, 1915 Monday night a big square boulder weighing about four tons loosed its hold on the mountain and came down on the railroad track a mile below Bowes station on the Greenbrier. Number 143 More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, February 18, 1915   Are the men and women of Pocahontas county maintaining the high standard of honesty, intelligence and morality of a generation ago? This is a question that has often come to mind in More...

By Pocahontas Times On Friday, February 13th, 2015

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, February 11, 1915 ODDS AND ENDS “There is a man in this town who quarrels regularly with his wife.” A word to the wise should be sufficient. The depot at Cass was robbed on Thursday night of last week, More...