100-Years-Ago

Thursday, May 21, 1914   Captain B. B. Dovenor, of Wheeling, died last week. We can well remember when he was a popular idol. He served in Congress and was one of the brightest men of the State. He was retired to private life, lost his money, and his mind gave way. And finally he departed this life under such circumstances that it must have been More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Thursday, May 15th, 2014

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, May 14, 1914 The seventeen year locusts are due to arrive at this place anytime from the 10th of May on. We have them in our midst oftener than each seventeen years, but each particular crop of cicada More...

By Pocahontas Times On Thursday, May 8th, 2014

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, May 7, 1914 BAD MEN ARRESTED Luther Wiley and Cal Grose, bootleggers, dope shooters and all around bad men, were landed in jail last week, and are held to await the action of the grand jury on charges More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, April 30, 1914 Take an ounce of war news and expand it so that it will fill four pages of paper and you make a sop so thin, that it is liable to founder the average reader. Ad Pennell says that he does More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, April 23, 1914 M. C. Canterberry, a farmer of Pittsburgh, was reading a paper the other morning containing an account of the war in Mexico, when his glass eye exploded. There was great excitement in town More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

100-Years-Ago

Thursday,  April 9, 1914 The month of March was the coldest known in this part of the country for sixteen years at least, that being the duration of the observations taken at the weather station at Elkins. The More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, April 2, 1914   L. O. Simmons has erected a large and commodious hotel for chickens. C. W. Faulknier, who spent the winter in Florida, is again at work as bookkeeper for C. J. Richardson. The First More...