100 Years Ago

Thursday, December 14, 1916 CAUGHT A SNAKE The last snake of the season was caught at the mouth of Beaver Creek December 8, by Arthur Long, 12 years old. It was a copperhead, 40 inches long, and the boy found him dead in a steel trap which he had set in a rabbit’s hole. – – – It has been suggested that a course in the life and teachings More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

100 Years Ago

Thursday, December 1, 1916 GREENBANK The election passed off quietly; no trouble anywhere only somebody got beat but no one got a black eye. The Presbyterian ladies realized a nice sum from their dinner and supper More...

By Pocahontas Times On Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

100 Years Ago

Thursday,November 23, 1916 About fifty persons were present at the annual banquet of the Allegheny Club House at Minnehaha Springs Tuesday night, and a most enjoyable evening was spent. Music was given by Anderson’s More...

By Pocahontas Times On Thursday, November 17th, 2016

100 Years Ago

Thursday,November 16, 1916 The Scriptures tell us that the wise men came from the east. We think this may be true but they settled in the west. We have just passed through the most terrific experience in politics. More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, November 9, 1916 He came to the postoffice window and looked in. Then seeing the postmaster he cast a stealthy glance around the lobby to see if there was anyone else in hearing distance. He was a man More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, November 2, 1916 A new ten cent piece has been coined by the government. On one side is the head of Liberty and on the other a bundle of rods in the center and a battle axe. – – – Born More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, October 26, 1916 The war is now in its third year. President Wilson announced in the beginning of his administration that so long as he was President that there should be no war of aggression against any More...