100-Years-Ago

Thursday, December 23, 1915 ‘Twas the night before Christmas and all through the town, The old boys were meeting and drinking it down; Then when they had dallied too long with the cup, They made it all even by whooping it up. – – – Sheriff Cochran was thrown out of his buggy and painfully injured when his team ran away on Drennin More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, December 16th, 2015

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, December 16, 1915 This was my prayer: a piece of ground not over large; with a garden, and near to the house a stream of constant water; and besides these some little quantity of woodland. – Horace When More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Thursday, December 10th, 2015

125 Years Ago

Thursday, December 11, 1890 The Pocahontas Times Huntersville, West Virginia A dispatch from Memphis, Tenn., dated Nov. 28, says: “James Stockton met his wife here today for the first time since the Johnstown More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, December 2, 1915 There are no ankle watches in town, yet there are a number of ankle watchers. There does not seem to be much in this universal brotherhood of man business. We have been working at it for More...

By Pocahontas Times On Tuesday, November 24th, 2015

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, November 25, 1915 About fifteen thousand pounds of turkeys were shipped from Marlinton to the Thanksgiving markets. This is probably a fifth of the output of the county, worth in the neighborhood of fifteen More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, November 18th, 2015

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, November 18, 1915 An English soldier says that trench warfare has become a constant drain. Last winter it was considered a great privilege to stand in water up to the knees and the art of draining trenches More...

By Pocahontas Times On Tuesday, November 10th, 2015

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, November 11, 1915 Last Friday evening the big five passenger Overland car belonging to Z. S. Smith caught fire and was burned up. Mr. Smith attempted to drive the car up the hill near his home on the east More...