100-Years-Ago

Thursday, April 8, 1915 CIRCUIT COURT J. E. Arbogast, a school teacher who came here from Clay county, confessed to assault and battery on the body of Divers Sharp. They owned adjoining lands on Williams River and fell out over breachy hogs and poor fences and had a fight on Sunday morning. Sharp was cut up considerably. Sentence two months in jail More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, April 1, 1915 DURBIN A ten year old daughter of John Engler, a thirteen month old child of Walter Young’s and an aged man by the name of Edward Dilman, were all buried here last Wednesday – three funerals More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

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, More...

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...

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