Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, October 28, 1965 Big Pumpkin! A yellow sweet pumpkin is on display at C. J. Richardson’s Hardware Store. It weighs 85 pounds and was raised by Oren Nelson, Marlinton, Route 1. This seems to be about the largest ever raised around here. Punt, Pass and Kick Winners Age 8 First – Keith Burgess, Buckeye; second – Eddie Vaughan, Hillsboro; More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, October 21st, 2015

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, October 21, 1965   Wayne Beverage, riding a Honda, was hit by a car which cut across in front of him in the intersection at Brill’s Store Sunday afternoon. The Honda was demolished, but Way escaped More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, October 14th, 2015

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, October 14, 1965   Editor of The Pocahontas Times: There is an old Swedish fellow here who worked thirty years in Pocahontas County, and he said he read The Times until his old friend, Cal Price, died. More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, October 7th, 2015

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, October 7, 1965   We have reports on two wooly worms – both with a longer black section in front (or cold the first part of the winter season), then a lighter brown section, then a shorter black section More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, September 30, 1965 Sunday morning temperatures went to 30 degrees but the fog prevented frost damage in most places. New Telescope On October 13, dedication ceremonies for the newest telescope at National More...

By Pocahontas Times On Thursday, September 24th, 2015

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, September 23, 1915 The sore mouth which was prevalent among the horses and cattle in the county is not the foot and mouth disease which was scattered over a large part of the United States this year. More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, September 16th, 2015

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, September 16, 1965 Ground was broken Monday for a new Southern States store building next to the railroad above Richardson’s warehouse. Jack Brown is the contractor. Rain came in abundance over the weekend. More...