Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, August 26, 1965 Clarence L. Barlow, of Tenth Street, Marlinton, favored us with two super-size beefsteak tomatoes. One was six inches across and tipped the scales at a fraction over two pounds and the other was five inches across and weighed one and one-half pounds. – – – William Akers brings the story of an unusual catch More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, August 19th, 2015

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, August 19, 1965 BIRTHS Born to Mr. and Mrs. Harold VanReenen, of Marlinton, a daughter. Born to Mr. and Mrs. Claude C. Bare, of Green Bank, a son. The mother is the former Sandra Underwood. DEATHS Mrs. More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, August 12, 1965 Astronomers at the National Radio Observatory at Green Bank have detected and measured a radio emission line caused by excited hydrogen which will be valuable in the study of far-off constellations. More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, August 5, 1965 Mr. and Mrs. Paul Jeffries have had some exciting times lately at their home on the farm of Mrs. Blanche Waugh on Price Hill. Last Saturday, their grandson, Sherman Robertson, aged two years More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, July 29th, 2015

Fifty-Years-Ago

THE POCAHONTAS TIMES, July 29, 1965 edition, contained the following news item: James Michael, who has been with the C. J. Casdorph Store here for 29 years, will leave the store this week and go to work for More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, July 22, 1965 Within the past few weeks quite a few purebred and registered prospective Angus Herd Sires have been sold to Angus cattlemen throughout the area. One of these purchasers was Brown Campbell, More...

By Pocahontas Times On Friday, July 17th, 2015

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, July 15, 1965 Charles R. VanReenen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Hubert VanReenan, has been promoted to airman second class in the U. S. Air Force at Bunker Hill AFB, Indiana. Miss Janet Lou Kershner, of Droop, More...

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