100-Years-Ago

Thursday, May 20, 1915 Boys should be taught to speak the truth, to ride a horse, and to shoot a gun. What do the mountain men think of a law such as was passed by the recent legislature to require a permit in writing from the county clerk before the boy can carry a gun in the woods and learn how to use it? This law was passed in the atmosphere of the More...

by Pocahontas Times | Published 3 months ago
By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, May 13, 1915 The Lusitania is at the bottom of the sea with many of her passengers and crew. The German submarines torpedoed the great steamship after publishing warnings to passengers not to sail on this More...

By Pocahontas Times On Thursday, May 7th, 2015

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, May 6, 1915 The fine dwelling house of Edgar H. McLaughlin, at Hillsboro, was totally destroyed by fire Sunday morning. The fire caught in the woodshed which adjoined the house, and spread so rapidly that More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, April 29th, 2015

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, April 29, 1915 As a result of the war it is freely stated that the whole world will be in debt. This thing of debt is a two sided proposition. For every debtor there must be a lender and at the end of More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, April 23, 1915 The forest fires were late in starting this year but they came in limited quantities. The top of Elk mountain looked like pictures of Vesuvius in eruption last Monday. BIRTHS Born to Mr. More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, April 15, 1915 As Izaak Walton remarked, the weather that we have had lately is too good for any but anglers or very honest men. The first bird concert of the season commenced on the morning of the 8th More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, April 8, 1915 CIRCUIT COURT J. E. Arbogast, a school teacher who came here from Clay county, confessed to assault and battery on the body of Divers Sharp. They owned adjoining lands on Williams River More...

farmers market