Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, October 27, 1966 There is a pernicious rumor making the rounds that more people voted in Pocahontas than are registered. In the last election only 79 percent of the registered voters actually voted, and this is an unusually big turnout. The basis for this twisted rumor is that there were more people registered than adults counted in the 1960 More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Thursday, October 20th, 2016

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, October 20, 1966 Squirrels were scarce Saturday, as is the food for them. The day was windy. Several turkeys were killed. Brill’s Exxon Servicenter checked five, ranging from 4 to 9 pounds. Camera Drive A More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, October 12th, 2016

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, October 13, 1966 Mr. and Mrs. Hobert Friel, of Marlinton, were presented the Bronze Star Medal (posthumously) awarded to their son, Pfc. Luster C. Friel, who lost his life April 15, 1966, in the Republic More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, October 5th, 2016

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, October 6, 1966 Bear Mr. and Mrs. Glen Kelley (in a car) met a bear Sunday afternoon on the Knapps Creek road. The bear was coming from Brushy Mountain across the creek toward Lockridge Mountain. When More...

By Pocahontas Times On Friday, September 30th, 2016

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, September 29, 1966 Bear A 300-pound bear proved to be no match for an automobile Monday on Kennison Mountain. An automobile driven by a man who was traveling from Charleston to Romney, More...

By Pocahontas Times On Thursday, September 22nd, 2016

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, September 22, 1966 The H-P Store received considerable damage to its storefront Sunday night about 10:45 when it was hit by a car driven by David Michael Ferguson, of Elliston, Virginia, coming east on More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, September 15, 1966   Boys and Girls in Service A1-C Charles R. VanReenen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Hubert VanReenen, of Beard, is now in Viet Nam. Samuel Landis, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Landis, of Hillsboro, More...