100 Years Ago

Thursday, February 8, 1917 W. J. Jackson, rural mail carrier out of Marlinton, had an eggstrordinary experience the other day. His schedule, which is as regular as a clock, has a part of it feeding...

100 Years Ago

Thursday, February 1, 1917 A bill aimed to stop the importation of intoxicating liquor into the State was introduced in the West Virginia Senate and House of Delegates. The bill would make it a misdemeanor...

100 Years Ago

Thursday, January 25, 1917 A big tide in the Greenbrier river Monday. - - - At the annual meeting of the Marlinton Volunteer Fire Department last Monday night, J. A. Sydenstricker was recommended to the Town Council...

100 Years Ago

Thursday, January 18, 1917 This peace talk has about exhausted us. Germany’s proposal of peace has been likened to the man who put an advertisement in the paper: “If Jack Robinson, the husband of the...

100 Years Ago

Thursday, January 1, 1917 Officials unearthed over a thousand gallons of different kinds of booze on premises near Stuarts Draft, Virginia. It looks like someone had been preparing for a long dry spell. - - - D....

100 Years Ago

Thursday, January 4, 1917 The Cincinnati Post says that the Cherry River Boom & Lumber Company has let a contract for the construction of fifteen miles of railroad from Camden on the Gauley to Williams...

100 Years Ago

Thursday, December 28, 1916 Billy Sunday ought to come to West Virginia and get some people to hit the sawdust trail. She is not dry by a d——d sight. - - - The population of the jail...