100-Years-Ago

Thursday, November 11, 1915 Last Friday evening the big five passenger Overland car belonging to Z. S. Smith caught fire and was burned up. Mr. Smith attempted to drive the car up the hill near his home on the east side of town. Something happened to the engine and he had to back down the hill. When he attempted the hill again, there was  a small explosion More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, November 4, 1915 Six carloads of lambs, about 1,500 in number, have been shipped from the Marlinton station this week. Mrs. Simmons, widow of the late Joe Simmons, died at her home near Watoga, November More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, October 28th, 2015

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, October 28, 1915 Owing to a mixup in the news as it was carried to this part of the state, some of us heard that at the great football game at Charleston between Washington & Lee and the University, More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, October 21st, 2015

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 More...

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...