125 Years Ago

Thursday, December 11, 1890 The Pocahontas Times Huntersville, West Virginia A dispatch from Memphis, Tenn., dated Nov. 28, says: “James Stockton met his wife here today for the first time since the Johnstown flood. They had mourned each other as dead, believing that they had been bereaved by the awful disaster. Stockton had gone to California and More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015

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 More...

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...