Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, January 20, 1966 M-Sgt. Joe Sharp, back from Viet Nam two weeks, was home over the weekend. June Landis, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Landis, was called to the Army, January 10. He is a graduate of Hillsboro High School and a member of the Marvin Chapel Church. M.H.S. The Junior class has chosen Lura June McElwee and Timmy Thomas to represent them More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, January 13th, 2016

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, January 13, 1966 Douglas Nease, of Mullens, an ardent squirrel hunter with little interest in foxes, had an interesting experience on a recent squirrel hunt in Pocahontas County. Nease had found a place More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, January 6th, 2016

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, January 6, 1966 FIRE A house at Woodrow belonging to Mrs. Icie VanReenen and occupied by Mrs. Ruth Biggs was destroyed by fire Tuesday about 5:00 p.m. All of their belongings were destroyed. The children More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, December 23, 1965 Bear The second section of the bear season came in this week and the first results we saw was a nice, compact 232 pound bear killed near Briery Knob Fire Tower Monday about 3:30 with More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, December 16th, 2015

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, December 16, 1965 Wildcats This story comes through Ralph Nottingham, who is always up on all that is going on. He says wildcats are getting mighty upstart and fighting back; specifically one threw a More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Thursday, December 10th, 2015

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, December 10, 1965 About three inches of snow at Durbin Tuesday, two at Cass. Two above zero Wednesday at Minnehaha. – – – The Reynolds bus slid into a truck on icy roads on Elk Mountain More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, December 2, 1965 Deer The count on deer checked through Tuesday was 398. Conservation Officer White reported 195 for upper Pocahontas. We were unable to get Officer Polling, but McLaughlin’s Station More...