Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, April 15, 1965 Charles McElwee, a Charleston attorney, was named last week by Governor Hulett Smith to guide the campaign of education and information concerning the constitutional convention to be voted on in November. McElwee, a native of Dunmore, is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Winfred McElwee. He is a former assistant to the Attorney General. Frank More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, April 8, 1965 Mrs. Denny Callison, of Beard, suffered burns Monday when her apron caught fire from an outdoor fire at her home. She is in the Pocahontas Memorial Hospital. Claude Carpenter was injured More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, April 1, 1965 M.H.S. Mr. Brill, his stage manager Joe Smith, and the stage crew, have finished building the stage and are now painting and putting the finishing touches on it for the Junior Play, The Barretts More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, March 25, 1965 Spring sneaked in Saturday with snow and cold wind, and Sunday morning the temperature dropped to 7 here in town with some reports of below zero. March came in like a lamb so it is supposed More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, March 18, 1965 Leonard Loudermilk is home after completing his service with the U. S. Air Force; part of his service was in Turkey. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. M. R. Loudermilk, of Marlinton, Mrs. Edward More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, March 11, 1965 Brown Miller, of the Hill Country, was in last week to show us some apples. They were yellow or white sweet apples, with a pink side. The peculiar thing is that this same tree had been bearing More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, March 4, 1965 Marlinton VFD Officers for 1965 for the Marlinton Volunteer Fire Company: Chief – Fred Burns, Jr.; Assistant Chief – Kenneth Faulknier; Captain – Kyle McCarty; First Lieutenant – More...