100-Years-Ago

Thursday, March 18, 1915 G. H. VanReenan was a caller at this office Tuesday morning and told us he had a fine team of horses crippled up last week. His son was hauling rails on a sled on the ground steep and frozen. The roller in the sled broke and the sled ran on the horses and pushed them several hundred yards down the hill and over two fences. The More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, March 11, 1915 Pocahontas County is in need of a millionaire of an adventurous disposition to explore for oil. We all know that oil is here, but to bust through the crust is a rich man’s game and there More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, March 4, 1915 If there are any weak brothers living in other states who have been waging a losing fight with Gen. John Barleycorn, we give them a cordial invitation to come to West Virginia, where they More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

100-Years-Ago

Thursday,February 25, 1915 Monday night a big square boulder weighing about four tons loosed its hold on the mountain and came down on the railroad track a mile below Bowes station on the Greenbrier. Number 143 More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, February 18, 1915   Are the men and women of Pocahontas county maintaining the high standard of honesty, intelligence and morality of a generation ago? This is a question that has often come to mind in More...

By Pocahontas Times On Friday, February 13th, 2015

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, February 11, 1915 ODDS AND ENDS “There is a man in this town who quarrels regularly with his wife.” A word to the wise should be sufficient. The depot at Cass was robbed on Thursday night of last week, More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, February 4, 1915 High water in the Greenbrier River and Knapps Creek Tuesday caused by a heavy rain on the big snow of Sunday. The flood got to the top of the banks but did no damage. The little child More...

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