100-Years-Ago

Thursday, January 14, 1915 About 2,750 horses, conveyed in 110 cars, have passed through Hinton in the last 36 hours. Some of them now are being fed on the upper yards. These animals are from Texas and Oklahoma and are being taken to Newport News to be shipped to the French government for war purposes – Independent Herald The suggestion from a McDowell More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, January 7, 1914 Thursday was flood day. The river and creek got out of the banks but did but little damage. School was closed for the day. A wreck at Anthony caused trains 142 and 143 to be annulled. Two More...

By Pocahontas Times On Tuesday, December 30th, 2014

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, December 31, 1914 The postoffice at Marlinton handled 444 bags of mail matter during the week ending December 26th. This was the Christmas mail, considered an emergency in the postal affairs. In addition More...

By Pocahontas Times On Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, December 24, 1914 Over thirty thousand pounds of turkeys and other poultry were shipped from the Marlinton express office last week. The shipments were heavy every day in the week, and on Thursday, Friday More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, December 17, 1914 A big mercantile house in Philadelphia went into the hands of a receiver some days since, who, after going over the books and making a study of the firm’s business methods, made the More...

By Pocahontas Times On Thursday, December 11th, 2014

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, December 10, 1914 J. H. Smith shot and seriously wounded a man named Joe Beef at Thornwood Saturday night. Beef was in Smith’s pool room and was drunk and disorderly. Smith tried to get him out and More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, December 3, 1914 The fact that corporal punishment is discouraged in some public schools is what led Harry’s teacher to address this note to the lad’s mother: “I regret very much to have to inform More...

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