100-Years-Ago

Thursday, April 20, 1916 CLEAN-UP WEEK The Town of Marlinton, acting through its Council and Board of Health, has designated the week of April 24th to 29th inclusive as Clean-Up Week for Marlinton. During this week it is expected of every citizen to clean up his house and property so as to avoid fire risk; to clean front and back yard, to abolish all More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, April 13th, 2016

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, April 13, 1916 Circuit court and the school election made things lively in Marlinton last week. Edray district decided by an overwhelming vote to take a small portion of its wealth and build a high school More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, April 6th, 2016

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, April 7, 1916 Saturday the special election on the establishment of the Edray District High School will be held. It looks like the school will be established as Pocahontas people are not in the habit of More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, March 30th, 2016

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, March 30, 1916 Jared Hiner is the proud owner of a hen which must be a descendant of the one which laid the “golden egg.” He exhibited an egg in the store last week, the product of the above mentioned More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, March 22, 1916 Last week Arthur E. English, of Frederick, Maryland, was killed by his wife after a violent quarrel. The deceased was well known in this county where he used to come to hunt some twenty-odd More...

By Pocahontas Times On Thursday, March 17th, 2016

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, March 16, 1916 The Highland Recorder commenting upon an accident to a citizen who cut off his thumb while splitting wood last week, deplores the practice of holding the block in one hand while using the More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, March 9th, 2016

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, March 10, 1916 A rook party was given by Miss Levia Carr, Friday evening at Mrs. Frank Hunter’s. Those present, Misses Bessie Kee, Pearl Carter, Margie Warwick, Hildred Beverage, Augusta Carr, Mazie More...