100-Years-Ago

Thursday, August 24, 1916 If you will take a stand at the forks of the road in the town of Marlinton, sooner or later, you will see everybody you ever knew in West Virginia come careening along in a touring car. That much has the perfecting of the horseless wagon done for our town. It is the fervent desire of every mountain man to make the roads better More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, August 17th, 2016

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, August 17, 1916 DEATH OF MRS. O. A. HOWARD HUSBAND ARRESTED On Tuesday evening Dr. J. W. Price was called by Dr. O. A. Howard to come to his rooms to see his wife. The Howards lived on the third floor More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, August 10th, 2016

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, August 10, 1916 The Progressives met at Indianapolis the other day and decided that they had lost their leader and their Beelzebub. They declared that they would fight on and keep the party together but More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, August 3, 1916 Clyde Cochran, eleven year old son of Sheriff Cochran, fell from a fence Saturday, and broke both bones in his forearm. He was at the home of his step-mother near Dunmore. – – More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, July 27, 1916 TOP ALLEGHANY A little too wet for haying but fine growing weather. Someone in an automobile ran over a fine ewe of Lee Wilmoth’s Sunday, injuring it fatally. We think people who run cars More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, July 20th, 2016

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, July 20, 1916 It looks like the people of Europe were trying to kill off the very flower of the race. We have escaped so far and yet we realize that every day there is danger in certain inflammatory papers More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, July 13th, 2016

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, July 13, 1916 A scout who was riding in Bath county during the recent Fourth of July season brought back the report that the liquor bill of Pocahontas County at the Hot Springs saloons was something over More...

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