Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, June 11, 1964 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp   Pocahontas Belle Mrs. Rachel Woodell has been selected to represent Pocahontas County at the State Folk Festival in Glenville. Her home is in Green Bank, where she has spent all her married life. Her husband passed away in 1923 and left her with five small children to support. Before More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, June 4th, 2014

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, June 4, 1964 Are you a bird watcher? If you are, you will have ample opportunity during the third week in June. Pocahontas County will be host to the Brooks Bird Club’s annual ecological study. Over More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, May 28, 1964 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp   Fatal Accident McKinley Spangler, 63, of Ronceverte, was killed by a runaway truck at Durbin on Wednesday, May 20, 1964. He was employed by More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, May 21st, 2014

Fifty Years Ago

May 21, 1964 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp   Pocahontas Wool Tops Sale The Pocahontas County Wool Pool, selling as a regional lot, topped the state sale held last Tuesday in Clarksburg. The Pocahontas More...

By Pocahontas Times On Thursday, May 15th, 2014

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, May 14, 1964 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp   Centennial Bear is Dead Lucky, the Centennial Bear, is dead. Recently placed in a cage with two adult bears, Lucky seemed to be getting along More...

By Pocahontas Times On Thursday, May 8th, 2014

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, May 7, 1964 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp Watoga Lake, at Watoga State Park, was originally named Lake Monongoseneka. The name was changed to Watoga Lake because no one could spell, or remember More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

Fifty- Years-Ago

Thursday, April 30, 1964 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp W. B. Cassell, on Back Mountain, was driving fence posts last week and was having a time getting them even. Finally he decided the can of Copenhagen More...