100-Years-Ago

Thursday, October 28, 1915 Owing to a mixup in the news as it was carried to this part of the state, some of us heard that at the great football game at Charleston between Washington & Lee and the University, to which there was a general gathering from all over the State last Saturday, the Washington & Lee team had got angered over a decision More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, October 21st, 2015

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, October 21, 1915   There are 1,128 mountains in Pocahontas county, and hills too numerous to mention. Every single solitary mountain and hill and the hollows in between will be combed over in the next More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, October 14th, 2015

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, October 14, 1915 “The month of May spent on a trout stream among the mountains of West Virginia is an unfailing source of pleasure to those who can get close to nature and her teachings.” Thus sings More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, October 7th, 2015

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, October 7, 1915   The football game between the G.P.S. and Marlinton, at Marlinton, resulted in a tie, neither side being able to make a score. – M.E. Pue has been lying desperately ill at the Marlinton More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, September 30, 1915 W. H. Cackley, of Ronceverte, and A. Davis Cackley, of Clinton, Illinois, were in Pocahontas to spend the weekend. Mr. Davis Cackley left Pocahontas in the year 1852, at the age of 22 More...

By Pocahontas Times On Thursday, September 24th, 2015

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, September 23, 1965 Howard Mullens says a swarm of honey bees have moved in his house and he may have to move out. They went in under the roof and right down between the walls. – – – John More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, September 16th, 2015

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, September 16, 1915 The first vehicle to cross the new bridge was Dr. N. R. Price’s automobile. Hevener Dilley is building a new house on the site of the old house erected about a hundred years ago by More...