Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, May 5, 1966 The thermometer read 20 Tuesday morning at the Scout Camp. Skies cleared Monday evening after days of bountiful rain. BEAR A big old bear killed two sheep and a lamb for Leonard and Harry Wade at Alvon last weekend and they put in a call for Argile Arbogast and his dogs. He gathered up some neighbors and their dogs and they took More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, April 28, 1966 David Mason and Bill McNeel went from Marlinton to Renick Station by canoe on the Greenbrier April 16, taking about 10 hours. They saw lots of ducks, gulls, several cranes, two beavers and More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, April 21, 1966 Miss Eleanor Howard McNeill, of Buckeye, was honored on her 70th birthday with a surprise party on April 1st, in the club room of the Buckeye Schoolhouse. The theme for the evening was ‚ÄúThis More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, April 13th, 2016

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, April 14, 1966 Boys and Girls in Service Army Sergeant Ernest White, son of Elmer White, of Durbin, was assigned to the 1st Infantry Division in Viet Nam, March 18. The 22-year-old soldier attended Green More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, April 6th, 2016

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, April 7, 1966 Graded School Tournament In the County Graded School Tournament held at Durbin, Marlinton won first place, Durbin second place, and Cass won Third place. The All-Tournament Team was as follows: More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, March 30th, 2016

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, March 31, 1966 Elihu H. Hamrick, of Slaty Fork, will be 94 June 10, 1966. He came to Stony Bottom from Webster county in 1904 with a construction company building the C&O Railroad. He moved to Linwood More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, March 22, 1966 Ski Study A contract for a study to determine the ski industry potential in West Virginia was signed March 17 by the Economic Development Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. The More...