100-Years-Ago

Thursday, December 2, 1915 There are no ankle watches in town, yet there are a number of ankle watchers. There does not seem to be much in this universal brotherhood of man business. We have been working at it for years and have not got rich at it yet. AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT Rex Kincaid was seriously injured; John Malcomb, hurt about the hips; Floyd Rucker, More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Tuesday, November 24th, 2015

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, November 25, 1915 About fifteen thousand pounds of turkeys were shipped from Marlinton to the Thanksgiving markets. This is probably a fifth of the output of the county, worth in the neighborhood of fifteen More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, November 18th, 2015

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, November 18, 1915 An English soldier says that trench warfare has become a constant drain. Last winter it was considered a great privilege to stand in water up to the knees and the art of draining trenches More...

By Pocahontas Times On Tuesday, November 10th, 2015

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, November 11, 1915 Last Friday evening the big five passenger Overland car belonging to Z. S. Smith caught fire and was burned up. Mr. Smith attempted to drive the car up the hill near his home on the east More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, November 4, 1915 Six carloads of lambs, about 1,500 in number, have been shipped from the Marlinton station this week. Mrs. Simmons, widow of the late Joe Simmons, died at her home near Watoga, November More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, October 28th, 2015

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, October 28, 1915 Owing to a mixup in the news as it was carried to this part of the state, some of us heard that at the great football game at Charleston between Washington & Lee and the University, More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, October 21st, 2015

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, October 21, 1915   There are 1,128 mountains in Pocahontas county, and hills too numerous to mention. Every single solitary mountain and hill and the hollows in between will be combed over in the next More...