Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, December 17, 1964 Bears Lame Paw Charles Sheets had saved the story of Lame Paw and asked us to reprint it. After several years we here print the first part of the story of the famous bear hunt of 1924. Five years ago they got one toe, and last Thursday, June 5, 1924, they went back and collected the remainder of the Scourge of Elk River, More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Thursday, December 11th, 2014

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, December 10, 1964 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp   DEER The bad weather the first days of the season discouraged most hunters and this second week of the season there seems to be practically More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, December 3, 1964 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp   Deer Season So far both the hunting pressure and the deer kill appear to be light. Monday morning brought a slight half-inch of snow in town More...

By Pocahontas Times On Friday, November 28th, 2014

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, November 26, 1964 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp   The pleasant Indian Summer brought forth some forsythia bushes into almost full bloom and a new crop of dandelions. But a change was bound More...

By Pocahontas Times On Thursday, November 20th, 2014

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, November 19, 1964 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp   Carl Nottingham suffered a broken heel when scaffolding around a boiler at the Marlinton Tannery broke Monday morning, causing him to fall More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, November 12, 1964 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp   VOTING Voters turned out in unusual numbers last week all across the nation. Pocahontas had a good average of 79.64 percent. Marlinton (East) More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, November 5, 1964 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp   Ilean Walton reports the lowest river reading at Buckeye this month, 1.76, on the 31st of October. There were 1.34 inches of precipitation. More...