Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, May 19, 1966 Bear Another bear got into R. Kyle Hannah’s sheep over Elk and Martin Sharp took the dogs over Friday and got a 210 pound male bear, just about the same place as the one last week. The dogs got up two bears, one got by the man on the stand, but Martin, who is the son of the late Oscar Sharp, well known bear hunter, took off More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, May 12, 1965 Temperatures dropped to 20 Tuesday morning with a little snow flying Monday night. Sunday it was close to 80. Bear Farmers over Elk have been plagued by bear and last year at least three were More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, May 5, 1966 The thermometer read 20 Tuesday morning at the Scout Camp. Skies cleared Monday evening after days of bountiful rain. BEAR A big old bear killed two sheep and a lamb for Leonard and Harry Wade More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, April 28, 1966 David Mason and Bill McNeel went from Marlinton to Renick Station by canoe on the Greenbrier April 16, taking about 10 hours. They saw lots of ducks, gulls, several cranes, two beavers and More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, April 21, 1966 Miss Eleanor Howard McNeill, of Buckeye, was honored on her 70th birthday with a surprise party on April 1st, in the club room of the Buckeye Schoolhouse. The theme for the evening was “This More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, April 13th, 2016

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, April 14, 1966 Boys and Girls in Service Army Sergeant Ernest White, son of Elmer White, of Durbin, was assigned to the 1st Infantry Division in Viet Nam, March 18. The 22-year-old soldier attended Green More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, April 6th, 2016

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, April 7, 1966 Graded School Tournament In the County Graded School Tournament held at Durbin, Marlinton won first place, Durbin second place, and Cass won Third place. The All-Tournament Team was as follows: More...