Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, April 1, 1965 M.H.S. Mr. Brill, his stage manager Joe Smith, and the stage crew, have finished building the stage and are now painting and putting the finishing touches on it for the Junior Play, The Barretts of Wimpole Street. The Future Homemakers of the Marlinton High School Chapter who will attend the Southern Regional meeting at Concord More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, March 25, 1965 Spring sneaked in Saturday with snow and cold wind, and Sunday morning the temperature dropped to 7 here in town with some reports of below zero. March came in like a lamb so it is supposed More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, March 18, 1965 Leonard Loudermilk is home after completing his service with the U. S. Air Force; part of his service was in Turkey. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. M. R. Loudermilk, of Marlinton, Mrs. Edward More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, March 11, 1965 Brown Miller, of the Hill Country, was in last week to show us some apples. They were yellow or white sweet apples, with a pink side. The peculiar thing is that this same tree had been bearing More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, March 4, 1965 Marlinton VFD Officers for 1965 for the Marlinton Volunteer Fire Company: Chief – Fred Burns, Jr.; Assistant Chief – Kenneth Faulknier; Captain – Kyle McCarty; First Lieutenant – More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, February 25, 1965 The weather has been see-sawing back and forth from mild to sub-zero. Two below was reported at Tennant’s Service Station above Frost Monday morning, ten to twelve in town. This followed More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, February 18, 1965    New Cave This fall, a cave was discovered between Cass and Durbin, and, upon completion of the exploration of its many passageways, it may well turn out to be the largest in West More...

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