Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, February 23, 1967 We had extremely high winds last Wednesday night, blowing off roofs, etc. Reports had it as high as 60 to 80 miles an hour, but the instruments at Green Bank were broken and no one else has any records. The wind was mild but brought cold air on Thursday and four to six inches of snow Friday. – – – The seven More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, February 16, 1967 The Marlinton Volunteer Fire Department answered a call Tuesday afternoon to Browns Creek to the home of Gordon Dilley, where smoke filled the house. A motor on the furnace proved to More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, February 9, 1967 The groundhog saw his shadow early last Thursday and by nightfall snow was flying, only to warm up again. A little snow again Saturday night. Tuesday six inches of snow gave the children More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, February 2, 1967 Eugene Dunbrack makes regular trips to Chicago with loads of leather from the tannery here. Last week he was starting his return trip and got stranded in the 24-inch snowfall in Chicago. More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, January 26, 1967 Eugene Simmons attended the State Convention of Prosecuting Attorneys in Wheeling over the weekend. They made plans for entertaining the National Convention at the Greenbrier in August. Mr. More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, January 19, 1967 Fred Burns, Jr., says it is an exciting trip to travel up the mountain on the Cass railroad bed in a truck, also mighty cold on the mountain. His father, Fred, Sr., is there every day More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, January 12, 1967 Police Graduate Mrs. John Hause and daughter, Mrs. Don Kiner, attended the graduation exercises of the Virginia State Police Basic Training School in Richmond, on December 16, 1966. Her More...