100-Years-Ago

Thursday, April 23, 1914 M. C. Canterberry, a farmer of Pittsburgh, was reading a paper the other morning containing an account of the war in Mexico, when his glass eye exploded. There was great excitement in town Monday night. A great noise was heard by all those who were up late. It occurred about 9:30 p.m. Coming as it did in the dead of night it More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

100-Years-Ago

Thursday,  April 9, 1914 The month of March was the coldest known in this part of the country for sixteen years at least, that being the duration of the observations taken at the weather station at Elkins. The More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, April 2, 1914   L. O. Simmons has erected a large and commodious hotel for chickens. C. W. Faulknier, who spent the winter in Florida, is again at work as bookkeeper for C. J. Richardson. The First More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, March 26, 1914 FROST The tacky [taffy] party given at the home of Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Sharp last Friday in honor of their son, Henderson, and daughter, Miss Ruth, was greatly enjoyed by all who attended More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, March 19, 1914 BIG FIRE IN THE NIGHT Saved again. A bad fire broke out Thursday night at 12:30 in a block of wooden buildings owned by W. B. Sharp at the corner of Main Street and Third Avenue, immediately More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, March 12, 1914 We have had about five weeks of first class winter weather. We do not know what the mean will be when it is figured up, but we do know that it will be about the meanest mean that we have More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, March 5, 1914 THOMAS CREEK We are having nice weather after the recent cold spell. Harry Hevener was in this part buying fur. Lots of sickness in this neighborhood; Lawrence McLaughlin has been very ill. More...