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 was running forty minutes late and was delayed by the obstruction. A cab was attached to the stone but the locomotive could not move it and More...

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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...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, February 4, 1915 High water in the Greenbrier River and Knapps Creek Tuesday caused by a heavy rain on the big snow of Sunday. The flood got to the top of the banks but did no damage. The little child More...

By Pocahontas Times On Thursday, January 29th, 2015

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, January 28, 1914 Oh, the rot-gut liquor on which F. O. Blue has landed; The kind that makes a rabbit fight a bulldog single-handed; It has gone from his midst, and the young man’s face is clearing, And More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

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 More...

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...