Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, August 4, 1966 It looks like clean-up week in town this week. Mitchell Chevrolet is being painted white, the lower part of the Bank of Marlinton building is being painted white, as it the trim on the First National Bank. The C. J. Store painted their storefront orange. Also the house opposite the post office is being torn down. The Marlinton More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, July 28, 1966 Last in Maryland The ranks of hand-set newspapers are thinning. In May, the Hancock, Maryland, paper was purchased by the Buzzerds of the Berkeley News and the Morgan Messenger and is being More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, July 20th, 2016

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, July 21, 1966 New Chevrolet Dealer Pryor Chevrolet Company has been sold and will be reopened as Mitchell Chevrolet, Inc. The transfer of dealership has been approved by General Motors. Reid Mitchell is More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, July 13th, 2016

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, July 14, 1966 Snakes Origen Underwood and his son-in-law, A. G. Dean, were in from Beaver Creek Monday. One of his cows had been bitten by a snake a few days ago. When they were checking a field to see More...

By Pocahontas Times On Thursday, July 7th, 2016

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, July 7, 1965 Buckskin Powder Horn Three hundred and three full time campers were at Buckskin last week. It was the largest in the history of the camp. They started their week’s program on Sunday evening More...

By Pocahontas Times On Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, June 30, 1966 Mr. and Mrs. Bob Gay and two sons arrived last Wednesday from Uganda, East Africa, to visit their parents, Mrs. Lena Weatherholt and Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Gay. Mr. Gay has been with the Agricultural More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, June 23, 1966 Attending a football-basketball camp at Camp Lynn, beyond Morgantown, last week were Billy Graham and Steve Jack, football, and Ivan Withers and Tom Clutter, basketball. Ivan Withers won More...

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