Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, December 10, 1964 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp   DEER The bad weather the first days of the season discouraged most hunters and this second week of the season there seems to be practically no hunters. The count is approximately 300 deer. Brill’s, Marlinton 45; Lilly’s, Hillsboro 15; McLaughlin’s Huntersville 70; Tennant’s, More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, December 3, 1964 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp   Deer Season So far both the hunting pressure and the deer kill appear to be light. Monday morning brought a slight half-inch of snow in town More...

By Pocahontas Times On Friday, November 28th, 2014

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, November 26, 1964 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp   The pleasant Indian Summer brought forth some forsythia bushes into almost full bloom and a new crop of dandelions. But a change was bound More...

By Pocahontas Times On Thursday, November 20th, 2014

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, November 19, 1964 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp   Carl Nottingham suffered a broken heel when scaffolding around a boiler at the Marlinton Tannery broke Monday morning, causing him to fall More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, November 12, 1964 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp   VOTING Voters turned out in unusual numbers last week all across the nation. Pocahontas had a good average of 79.64 percent. Marlinton (East) More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, November 5, 1964 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp   Ilean Walton reports the lowest river reading at Buckeye this month, 1.76, on the 31st of October. There were 1.34 inches of precipitation. More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, October 29, 1964 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp   When the Cass Train finished its last trip for the season Sunday, it had carried 26,058 adults and 6,980 paying children (over six), plus More...