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 across from the two bank buildings. The building was 120 feet long and was on fire from end to end, lighting the whole valley before the More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, March 12, 1914 We have had about five weeks of first class winter weather. We do not know what the mean will be when it is figured up, but we do know that it will be about the meanest mean that we have More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, March 5, 1914 THOMAS CREEK We are having nice weather after the recent cold spell. Harry Hevener was in this part buying fur. Lots of sickness in this neighborhood; Lawrence McLaughlin has been very ill. More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, February 26, 1914 “Hello! Is this Marlinton? The hardware store? Say, I wish you would send us a pair of hames, ten pounds of ten-penny nails, and a new grate for our stove, by parcel post. And give More...

By Drew Tanner On Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

Fingerstyle guitar champion Muriel Anderson returns to the Opera House

One of the world’s foremost fingerstyle guitarists and harp-guitarists Muriel Anderson returns to the Pocahontas County Opera House on Saturday, March 8, at 7:30 p.m. Anderson was the first woman to have won More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, February 19, 1914 Snow to the depth of 13 inches on the ground at Marlinton Saturday morning, and 18 inches Monday morning. Lowest temperature, two degrees below zero Tuesday morning. As we go to press More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, February 12th, 2014

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, February 12, 1914 The town of Marlinton can now begin to put on a few airs and take her place with the rest of the famous cities of the world. A brand new, all steel, highly polished, upholstered palace More...