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 may be different kinds of efficiency. We hear of an efficient burglar and an efficient pickpocket. The safe-cracker came home to see his old More...

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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...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, July 27, 1916 TOP ALLEGHANY A little too wet for haying but fine growing weather. Someone in an automobile ran over a fine ewe of Lee Wilmoth’s Sunday, injuring it fatally. We think people who run cars More...