Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, February 17, 1966 On February 4, Mrs. Ernest Pyles, who lives near Seebert, went to the chicken house to get an egg or two. In the nest she saw a varmint. Not knowing what it was, she called Mr. Pyles, who was at the barn, to bring his gun to kill it. When he got there, it was asleep so he punched him with the gun barrel and a raccoon raised More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, February 10, 1966 Mrs. Hallie Vanosdale, of Boyer, suffered some broken ribs in a fall on icy steps at her home last Thursday. Young Miss Ann Burns, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Burns, Jr., broke her More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, February 3, 1966 Snow Snow, snow, snow. Winter started late but the past ten days have been a good example of winter. After the first big snow, seven or eight inches fell last Wednesday. Then Saturday More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, January 27, 1966 Mr. and Mrs. Fred C. Burns, Sr., will move this week into their newly remodeled home on Smith Hill. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Jones will move into the Burns home and the Alvon Deans have purchased More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, January 20th, 2016

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 More...

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...