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 keeping the trucks moving. Burns Motor Freight is hauling the rock ballast for the road bed. Eighteen trucks make steady trips from Mill Point. More...

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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...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, January 5, 1967 1967 BABY The first baby of the New Year was born on Monday, January 2, 1967, in Pocahontas Memorial Hospital. The baby, a girl, Gina Lynette, was born to Private and Mrs. Porter Stanley, More...

By admin On Wednesday, December 21st, 2016

50 Years Ago

Thursday, December 22, 1966 BEAR Argile Arbogast was out looking for bear on Briery Mountain last Friday and ran into some Forestry men and they got to discussing game, etc. They told a tale of a contractor on a More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

50 Years Ago

Thursday, December 1, 1966 Monongahela National Forest This year, the Marlinton Ranger District plans to sell six million board feet of saw timber and 8,000 cords of pulpwood. This will require cutting on approximately More...

By Pocahontas Times On Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, November 24, 1966 Monongahela National Forest Hunting season is here again and with an increased number of people using their National Forest we felt it would be an appropriate time to explain the timber More...

By Pocahontas Times On Thursday, November 17th, 2016

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, November 17, 1966 Bear Killing a bear with No. 4 birdshot is a little uncommon, but last Wednesday Junior Simmons, of Dunmore, did just that. He was rounding up sheep on their Clover Creek land, carrying More...