100-Years-Ago

Thursday, May 7, 1914 BAD MEN ARRESTED Luther Wiley and Cal Grose, bootleggers, dope shooters and all around bad men, were landed in jail last week, and are held to await the action of the grand jury on charges of carrying deadly weapons and selling whiskey. Sheriff Cochran rounded them up at the home of S. F. Kimbel at Spice and with the help of Frank More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, April 30, 1914 Take an ounce of war news and expand it so that it will fill four pages of paper and you make a sop so thin, that it is liable to founder the average reader. Ad Pennell says that he does More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, April 23, 1914 M. C. Canterberry, a farmer of Pittsburgh, was reading a paper the other morning containing an account of the war in Mexico, when his glass eye exploded. There was great excitement in town More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

100-Years-Ago

Thursday,  April 9, 1914 The month of March was the coldest known in this part of the country for sixteen years at least, that being the duration of the observations taken at the weather station at Elkins. The More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, April 2, 1914   L. O. Simmons has erected a large and commodious hotel for chickens. C. W. Faulknier, who spent the winter in Florida, is again at work as bookkeeper for C. J. Richardson. The First More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, March 26, 1914 FROST The tacky [taffy] party given at the home of Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Sharp last Friday in honor of their son, Henderson, and daughter, Miss Ruth, was greatly enjoyed by all who attended More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, March 19, 1914 BIG FIRE IN THE NIGHT Saved again. A bad fire broke out Thursday night at 12:30 in a block of wooden buildings owned by W. B. Sharp at the corner of Main Street and Third Avenue, immediately More...