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 was increased on Tuesday by the addition of several persons from Durbin, who had brought in more than their share of Christmas liquor. Three large More...

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By admin On Wednesday, December 21st, 2016

100 Years Ago

Thursday, December 21, 1916 Ezra Haskins, constable of a New England village, had an exalted opinion of his ability as a detective. He read everything he could find on the career of Sherlock Holmes, until he imagined More...

By admin On Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

100 Years Ago

Thursday, December 14, 1916 CAUGHT A SNAKE The last snake of the season was caught at the mouth of Beaver Creek December 8, by Arthur Long, 12 years old. It was a copperhead, 40 inches long, and the boy found him More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

100 Years Ago

Thursday, December 1, 1916 GREENBANK The election passed off quietly; no trouble anywhere only somebody got beat but no one got a black eye. The Presbyterian ladies realized a nice sum from their dinner and supper More...

By Pocahontas Times On Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

100 Years Ago

Thursday,November 23, 1916 About fifty persons were present at the annual banquet of the Allegheny Club House at Minnehaha Springs Tuesday night, and a most enjoyable evening was spent. Music was given by Anderson’s More...

By Pocahontas Times On Thursday, November 17th, 2016

100 Years Ago

Thursday,November 16, 1916 The Scriptures tell us that the wise men came from the east. We think this may be true but they settled in the west. We have just passed through the most terrific experience in politics. More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, November 9, 1916 He came to the postoffice window and looked in. Then seeing the postmaster he cast a stealthy glance around the lobby to see if there was anyone else in hearing distance. He was a man More...