Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, June 10, 1965 Bear The bear who had been killing Kyle Hannah’s sheep was killed by Arthur Friel last Friday on Gibson’s Knob on Elk. Oscar Sharp and his dogs had just jumped the bear, Mr. Friel twice wounded him, and he got into a briar patch. They surrounded the patch and Blackie brought the bear out – practically had him by the tail. Mr. More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, June 3, 1965 Sidney L. Goodwyn, of the Marlinton High School faculty, has been selected to attend West Virginia Univer- sity’s first summer institute to combine the studies of biology, chemistry and More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, May 27, 1965   SP4 Harry J. Kelley, of Fort Sill, Oklahoma, is home on a fifteen day leave visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ward R. Kelley, of Huntersville. Willis Berton Smith and his new wife, the More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

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 feet long, a heavy body and a blunt tail. More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

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 More...

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...

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