Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, November 14, 1963 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp Arthur Jordan was badly injured last Wednesday when he stepped into the road below Minnehaha and was hit by a car. He is reported to be...

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, April 22, 1965 Trout Season Trout season opens this Saturday, April 24, at 5 a.m., limit 8 per day, with a limit of 5 from an impoundment, possession limit after the first day, 16, no size...

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, July 29, 1965 Fire The sawmill at Gentry’s Pin Mill at Huntersville, was completely destroyed by fire last Thursday afternoon. It was pretty well gone when the Marlinton Fire Department answered the call; they pumped...

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, August 11, 1966 Terry Payne and Susie Moore attended Presbyterian Church Camp at Bluestone Conference Center near Hinton last week. The Robert Halls have moved from Baltimore to the Clendenen home at Hillsboro. Queen Miss Patricia Waslo,...

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, September 1, 1966 SNAKES Mrs. Norman Beale reports an exciting experience two weeks ago when she discovered a big black rattler stretched out just a few feet away as she was painting. She got in...

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, May 20, 1965 Joe McNeel, of Mill Point, killed a snake last Sunday on a foot log that was a strange one. It had a lot of black but some copper color, was five...

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, August 27, 1964   We let last week pass without mentioning the cold spell. On August 15 the temperature reports varied from 32 in Green Bank District, 34 on Williams River, to 36 and 38 in...