100-Years-Ago

Thursday, September 14, 1916   STATE NEWS One hundred witnesses have been summoned to testify in the election fraud cases that will come up for trial at the Huntington term of the United States district court, which convenes September 19. West Virginia votes on a woman suffrage amendment and sentiment at Cheat Neck is unanimous in favor of the amendment. More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, September 7th, 2016

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, September 7, 1916   Judge Hughes is still talking about efficiency in government, and promising to be efficient if he is elected. There is no doubt that efficiency is essential to government but there More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, August 31, 1916 The time is coming and will soon be here when the minds of men will turn to the comforts of religion as they did in the days of old whenever life became too complicated and men were forced More...

By Pocahontas Times On Thursday, August 25th, 2016

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. More...

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...