Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, May 13, 1965 Did you ever see a green dog? We never had, either, until Frank Sharp, of Fairview, brought one in last week. There was a litter of four pups, half Chihuahua and half Manchester, and one was light tan, two white, and one light lime green. They were born Easter morning and it sounded like an Easter egg joke but he declared it was More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Thursday, May 7th, 2015

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, May 6, 1965 Town Candidates Marlinton Peoples Ticket Guy Faulknier, Mayor; Viola Abdella, Recorder; Councilmen, J. W. Moses, Libby Rexrode, Robert Miller, Layman Davis, Paul Gladwell. Citizens Party James More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, April 29th, 2015

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, April 29, 1965 Service bloom came out fast in the warm weather last week. A hawk dived directly at the car carrying Mrs. Rogers and Junior Jackson to town Wednesday morning. Instead of hitting the car, More...

Cast members in the 1965 Marlinton High School Junior Play, The Barretts of Wimpole Street. Front row - l to r: Martha Davison, Judy Baxter, Harriet Johnson, Virginia Miller, Jimmy Dilley, Nancy Diller, Dale Hollandsworth. Back row - l to r: Albert Wade, David Sparks, John Dean, Joe Sharp, Raymond Pryor, Larry Davis, Mike McMann, Bob McComb, Rick Griffin, Dolan Irvine. Costumes for the play were from the McClintic family. Photos courtesy of the McClintic collection
By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

Fifty-Years-Ago

Cast members in the 1965 Marlinton High School Junior Play, The Barretts of Wimpole Street. Front row – l to r: Martha Davison, Judy Baxter, Harriet Johnson, Virginia Miller, Jimmy Dilley, Nancy Diller, Dale More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, April 15, 1965 Charles McElwee, a Charleston attorney, was named last week by Governor Hulett Smith to guide the campaign of education and information concerning the constitutional convention to be voted More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, April 8, 1965 Mrs. Denny Callison, of Beard, suffered burns Monday when her apron caught fire from an outdoor fire at her home. She is in the Pocahontas Memorial Hospital. Claude Carpenter was injured More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, April 1, 1965 M.H.S. Mr. Brill, his stage manager Joe Smith, and the stage crew, have finished building the stage and are now painting and putting the finishing touches on it for the Junior Play, The Barretts More...

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