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 would name no candidate for president, in other words they said that if a man had a vote that he should have the right to cast that vote any More...

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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...

By Pocahontas Times On Thursday, July 7th, 2016

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, July 6, 1916 The bass season opened last Saturday, the first day of July. For a wonder, the season came in with the water in fair condition for fishing. Usually after all the months of discontent, the More...

By Pocahontas Times On Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, June 29, 1916 The man, Dobbin, who was hurt by a log rolling over him at Buckeye last Tuesday, died Saturday night. He was about 30 years old, and leaves a wife and two children. His home was at Jumping More...