100-Years-Ago

Thursday, March 10, 1916 A rook party was given by Miss Levia Carr, Friday evening at Mrs. Frank Hunter’s. Those present, Misses Bessie Kee, Pearl Carter, Margie Warwick, Hildred Beverage, Augusta Carr, Mazie Simmons; Robert Howard, Ray Kellison, Paul Overholt, Jake Beard. DURBIN No wagons from Highland county this week on account of the drift in More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Friday, March 4th, 2016

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, March 2, 1916 “For the last eighteen months I have borne testimony with all my strength against Germany because of its cynical disregard of the obligations of international humanity, alike in its dealing More...

By Pocahontas Times On Thursday, February 25th, 2016

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, February 24, 1916 LEAP YEAR Leap year or Bissextile year is now being endured. Formerly instead of having a February 29th, they made February 24th to be forty-eight hours long every fourth year and that More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, February 17th, 2016

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, February 17, 1916 The Germans have admitted their fault in the war-like act against the Lusitania and America has followed the maxim of Napoleon that where firmness is sufficient, rashness is unnecessary. More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, February 10, 1916 We have had a cold, damp, moist, unpleasant winter and it has just about got our goat. Change of weather is the discourse of fools, says the old proverb, but we have had such a horrible More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, February 3, 1916 Prohibition is thinning out the crowd in the penitentiary. There may be bats in the belfry of that famous institution yet. – – – Unless the faithful roosters crow, The More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, January 27, 1916 BLACK BASS OF POCAHONTAS COUNTY Andrew Price Those who have endeavored to gain information about the most noted American game-fish, the black bass, from the ordinary books of reference More...

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