100-Years-Ago

Thursday, August 6, 1914   Army worms are so thick on a farm in Greenbank district that they ate a farmer’s shoe strings while he rested in the shade. Theodore and Jesse Hoke, of Greenbrier county, who have been patients at the Hinton Hospital for several weeks, suffering from pistol shot wounds, inflicted by the sheriff of Pocahontas county More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

100-Years Ago

Thursday, July 30, 1914   LOSES AN ARM George Kline, of this place, was at Covington last Sunday morning and was working back toward home as the uninvited guest of the C & O, on a freight train. Near Callaghan, More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, July 23, 1914 A petition has been forwarded to the department asking that the post office at Academy change its name to Hillsboro. Hillsboro has always been the local name. When the post office was first More...

By Pocahontas Times On Thursday, July 17th, 2014

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, July 16, 1914   Cows now walk by night and use the electric lights to pick and choose the choicest vegetables. The gardeners have become light sleepers and are practicing bouncing stones off of the More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, July 9, 1914   S. R. Hogsett was in town Monday, and had with him a rattlesnake over four feet long, which he had captured near his home. Sheriff Cochran brought in two Italians from Elk, charged More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, July 2, 1914   One of Kelley’s hoboes said that a certain one of the lieutenants, who was a southerner, had told him all along the weary way from the Pacific ocean to wait until he got South and More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, June 25, 1914   Two great laws go into effect next Tuesday night at midnight. The cows are to be penned up at night and the State goes dry. The law is very plain that it is an indictable offense to More...