100-Years-Ago

Thursday, October 21, 1915   There are 1,128 mountains in Pocahontas county, and hills too numerous to mention. Every single solitary mountain and hill and the hollows in between will be combed over in the next six weeks by hunters who are armed with dangerous and deadly weapons and who are out to kill. It is going to take many men many hours to round More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, October 14th, 2015

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, October 14, 1915 “The month of May spent on a trout stream among the mountains of West Virginia is an unfailing source of pleasure to those who can get close to nature and her teachings.” Thus sings More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, October 7th, 2015

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, October 7, 1915   The football game between the G.P.S. and Marlinton, at Marlinton, resulted in a tie, neither side being able to make a score. – M.E. Pue has been lying desperately ill at the Marlinton More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, September 30, 1915 W. H. Cackley, of Ronceverte, and A. Davis Cackley, of Clinton, Illinois, were in Pocahontas to spend the weekend. Mr. Davis Cackley left Pocahontas in the year 1852, at the age of 22 More...

By Pocahontas Times On Thursday, September 24th, 2015

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, September 23, 1965 Howard Mullens says a swarm of honey bees have moved in his house and he may have to move out. They went in under the roof and right down between the walls. – – – John More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, September 16th, 2015

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, September 16, 1915 The first vehicle to cross the new bridge was Dr. N. R. Price’s automobile. Hevener Dilley is building a new house on the site of the old house erected about a hundred years ago by More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, September 9th, 2015

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, September 9, 1915 NEW YORK CITY Editor, Pocahontas Times: Last week Mrs. Yeager and I spent four days in this great city. It was a revelation and an education worth anyone’s while. New York City is More...