Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, September 24, 1964 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp   Weather Ilean Walton, who checks the Greenbrier River gauge at Buckeye for the Department of Commerce said the flow was down to 1.50 last Thursday, before the good gentle rain on Saturday. This is the lowest she has recorded since she started checking in 1951. Friday it was More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Thursday, September 18th, 2014

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, September 17, 1964 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp Still terribly dry. Frost Monday and Tuesday, except where there was fog. 34 in town Tuesday. Teddy Moore, III, raised 13 hills of Kennebec potatoes More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

  Thursday, September 10, 1964 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp Trapping Five trappers are now at work in Pocahontas County in a Federal-State trapping program for rabies control. They are Ray Hefner, More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, September 3, 1964 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp   Recently the question was raised as to the difference between poison oak and poison ivy. As far as I can find out, poison oak is found More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, August 27, 1964   We let last week pass without mentioning the cold spell. On August 15 the temperature reports varied from 32 in Green Bank District, 34 on Williams River, to 36 and 38 in Marlinton. More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, August 20, 1964 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp   Golden Anniversary Mr. and Mrs. John Hively will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with an Open House Sunday, September 6, 1964, at More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, August 13, 1964 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp   Snake On the 25th of July, Austin Sharp was going to the smokehouse on his farm near Frost accompanied by his dog. The dog started barking More...