Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, November 24, 1966 Monongahela National Forest Hunting season is here again and with an increased number of people using their National Forest we felt it would be an appropriate time to explain the timber management program on the Marlinton Ranger District of the Monongahela National Forest. Some of the best hardwood timber stands in the United More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Thursday, November 17th, 2016

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, November 17, 1966 Bear Killing a bear with No. 4 birdshot is a little uncommon, but last Wednesday Junior Simmons, of Dunmore, did just that. He was rounding up sheep on their Clover Creek land, carrying More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, November 9, 1966 Farming for Better Living After a start in 1949 with 88 acres, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Shinaberry now own 1,100 acres of the beautiful flat farmland in Knapps Creek Valley near Huntersville. Mr. More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, November 3, 1966 M.H.S. News Keeping with their motto, “GRIND GREEN BANK,” the Copperheads took their 1966 Homecoming game by a thrilling 26 – 14 victory over their county rivals, the Green Bank More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

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 More...

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...