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 is your life, Eleanor,” narrated by her sister, Mrs. Carl Gladwell. Grant Calls came in last week from Congressman Staggers and Senator More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, April 13th, 2016

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, April 14, 1966 Boys and Girls in Service Army Sergeant Ernest White, son of Elmer White, of Durbin, was assigned to the 1st Infantry Division in Viet Nam, March 18. The 22-year-old soldier attended Green More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, April 6th, 2016

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, April 7, 1966 Graded School Tournament In the County Graded School Tournament held at Durbin, Marlinton won first place, Durbin second place, and Cass won Third place. The All-Tournament Team was as follows: More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, March 30th, 2016

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, March 31, 1966 Elihu H. Hamrick, of Slaty Fork, will be 94 June 10, 1966. He came to Stony Bottom from Webster county in 1904 with a construction company building the C&O Railroad. He moved to Linwood More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, March 22, 1966 Ski Study A contract for a study to determine the ski industry potential in West Virginia was signed March 17 by the Economic Development Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. The More...

By Pocahontas Times On Thursday, March 17th, 2016

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, March 16, 1966 Students Honored Miss Pamela Sue Dilley and Billy Graham, students at Marlinton High School, have returned from Morgantown where they attended the Junior Executive Conference, held at West More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, March 9th, 2016

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, March 10, 1966 Ralph Buckley was in to pay his subscription last week and made the interesting comment that his parents’ engagement was in the first issue of The Pocahontas Times in 1882 and the paper More...