100-Years-Ago

Thursday, January 20, 1916 Reed Gay was in town Tuesday with as fine a forty pound wild cat as anyone would wish to see. He had killed it on Red Lick Mountain near his home. It was as large as a big dog. For a number of years this cat had been carrying off chickens and turkeys and making himself a general and expensive nuisance to the farmers. The snow More...

by Pocahontas Times | Published 3 months ago
By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, January 13th, 2016

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, January 13, 1916 Quite an animated marriage scene was in evidence at Inframonte Cottage, Wednesday, 5th of January, 1916, at 7 p.m. when Henry H. Saddler and Miss Grace Alice Syms were joined in holy matrimony More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, January 6th, 2016

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, January 6, 1916 Pupils of Green Hill School who have been neither absent nor tardy during the third month are Leo Davis, Garland Gum, Gray McLaughlin, Melvin Ward, and Dennis Wooddell, Gladys Gum, Ethel More...

By Pocahontas Times On Thursday, December 31st, 2015

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, December 30, 1915 FROM POCAHONTAS TO WHITE HOUSE MISTRESS An American of Americans is the forthcoming mistress of the White House, by virtue of an American ancestry unsurpassed in age, says a writer in More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, December 23, 1915 ‘Twas the night before Christmas and all through the town, The old boys were meeting and drinking it down; Then when they had dallied too long with the cup, They made it all even by More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, December 16th, 2015

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, December 16, 1915 This was my prayer: a piece of ground not over large; with a garden, and near to the house a stream of constant water; and besides these some little quantity of woodland. – Horace When More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Thursday, December 10th, 2015

125 Years Ago

Thursday, December 11, 1890 The Pocahontas Times Huntersville, West Virginia A dispatch from Memphis, Tenn., dated Nov. 28, says: “James Stockton met his wife here today for the first time since the Johnstown More...