Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, February 2, 1967 Eugene Dunbrack makes regular trips to Chicago with loads of leather from the tannery here. Last week he was starting his return trip and got stranded in the 24-inch snowfall in Chicago. He arrived home Monday, four days later. He luckily had some Ritz crackers and cheese spread. Someone brought hot coffee along to the stranded More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, January 26, 1967 Eugene Simmons attended the State Convention of Prosecuting Attorneys in Wheeling over the weekend. They made plans for entertaining the National Convention at the Greenbrier in August. Mr. More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, January 19, 1967 Fred Burns, Jr., says it is an exciting trip to travel up the mountain on the Cass railroad bed in a truck, also mighty cold on the mountain. His father, Fred, Sr., is there every day More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, January 12, 1967 Police Graduate Mrs. John Hause and daughter, Mrs. Don Kiner, attended the graduation exercises of the Virginia State Police Basic Training School in Richmond, on December 16, 1966. Her More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, January 5, 1967 1967 BABY The first baby of the New Year was born on Monday, January 2, 1967, in Pocahontas Memorial Hospital. The baby, a girl, Gina Lynette, was born to Private and Mrs. Porter Stanley, More...

By admin On Wednesday, December 21st, 2016

50 Years Ago

Thursday, December 22, 1966 BEAR Argile Arbogast was out looking for bear on Briery Mountain last Friday and ran into some Forestry men and they got to discussing game, etc. They told a tale of a contractor on a More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

50 Years Ago

Thursday, December 1, 1966 Monongahela National Forest This year, the Marlinton Ranger District plans to sell six million board feet of saw timber and 8,000 cords of pulpwood. This will require cutting on approximately More...