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 on North Fork, near Arbovale, one day this week. It was four feet long, had thirteen rattles and put up a great fight before it was dispatched. More...

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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...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, May 18, 1916 Renick Clingman, aged 50 years, of Greenbrier County, was struck in the face by a board while working on the Thornwood mill, Wednesday, and perhaps fatally injured. Both jaws were broken, More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, May 11, 1916 London – The day light saving scheme by which the clock will be put ahead an hour is expected to be approved by the House of Commons Monday and will go into effect the following Sunday morning. – More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, May 4, 1916 The old bear that was caught in a trap at Stony Bottom last week, has been roving this county for many years. His head would not go in a flour barrel. He tore down 16 rods of wire fence with More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, April 27, 1916 Four inches of snow is reported on Elk and the higher altitudes to the west of the Greenbrier river Wednesday morning. Young lambs are reported to be dying by the hundreds owing to the unseasonable More...