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 fisherman finds the good old Greenbrier in a state of flood at the opening of the season and not to be tampered with. It had been a rainy June More...

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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...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, June 1st, 2016

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, June 1, 1916 This year there were two graduates from the Marlinton High School, Miss Pearl Carter and Miss May Burns. They received their diplomas at the graduating exercises held in the Opera House last More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, May 25, 1916   An effort is being made by Congressman Littlepage to have a mail route established from Cass to Durbin, Pocahontas county. The proposed route would be 16 miles long. – – – Whether More...

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