100-Years-Ago

Thursday, July 15, 1915 Ira D. Brill and his brother-in-law, S. J. Rex-rode, have bought from C. J. Richardson the Richardson corner at the west end of the bridge, consisting of four buildings. They will open a general merchandise store in the near future. – – – Divers Sharp, of Wood-row, was kicked in the face by a mule, Saturday More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, July 8th, 2015

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, July 8, 1915   Noah Hoover, of Thorn, is here this week. Thirty-two years ago he finished the Presbyterian church building which was torn down this week. When the job was finished he missed a favorite More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, July 1, 1915 On Monday night, the German submarine U-38 torpedoed and sunk the British freight steamer, Armenian, bound from Newport News to England with a load of mules, off the coast of Cornwall, England. More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, June 24th, 2015

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, June 24, 1915 Farmers wear whiskers so that they can tell when it is good growing weather. Whiskers and corn respond to the same climatic conditions. “Setting Hen” is what they call an intoxicating More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, June 17th, 2015

100-Years-Ago

THE ROCK CAMP REGISTER From May 3 to 8, this year, C. J. Richardson, W. J. Harter, Theodore Moore and F. R. Hunter stayed at the Rock Camp on Williams River. When they broke camp, Mr. Hunter registered the names More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, June 10th, 2015

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, June 10, 1915 As C. R. Cook was driving his automobile along Drinnan Ridge last Sunday afternoon, a cow standing by the road side horned another cow and caused her to jump immediately in front of the automobile. More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, June 3, 1915 Not long ago our wanderings brought us to a noted woman’s college and being invited to eat dinner in the big dining hall, we found ourselves one of the two men in a vast sea of femininity. More...

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