100-Years-Ago

Thursday, May 11, 1916 London – The day light saving scheme by which the clock will be put ahead an hour is expected to be approved by the House of Commons Monday and will go into effect the following Sunday morning. – – – Vegetation is very backward this year. The trees are beginning to show a little life but not enough leaves yet More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, May 4, 1916 The old bear that was caught in a trap at Stony Bottom last week, has been roving this county for many years. His head would not go in a flour barrel. He tore down 16 rods of wire fence with More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, April 27, 1916 Four inches of snow is reported on Elk and the higher altitudes to the west of the Greenbrier river Wednesday morning. Young lambs are reported to be dying by the hundreds owing to the unseasonable More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

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 More...

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...