Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, June 2, 1966 Another Bear A bear came within 70 yards of the buildings at the home of Mrs. John Kramer on the head of Stamping Creek, right under High Rocks, and killed her pet ewe in a pen. Wednesday he came back for a second sheep and a call went for Argile Arbogast and his bear dogs. The dogs soon had the bear moving and treed him after More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, May 26, 1966 BEAR For two years, a bear eluded hunters in the Spruce Flats and Williams River area, but Friday it met its doom. Jess Moore had a sheep killed Wednesday night and a little of it was eaten. More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, May 19, 1966 Bear Another bear got into R. Kyle Hannah’s sheep over Elk and Martin Sharp took the dogs over Friday and got a 210 pound male bear, just about the same place as the one last week. The dogs More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, May 12, 1965 Temperatures dropped to 20 Tuesday morning with a little snow flying Monday night. Sunday it was close to 80. Bear Farmers over Elk have been plagued by bear and last year at least three were More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

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 More...

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 “This More...