Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, July 7, 1965 Buckskin Powder Horn Three hundred and three full time campers were at Buckskin last week. It was the largest in the history of the camp. They started their week’s program on Sunday evening with the opening campfire under the direction of Steve Sutton, Camp Chaplain. Prior to that there was a registration period, swim check More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, June 30, 1966 Mr. and Mrs. Bob Gay and two sons arrived last Wednesday from Uganda, East Africa, to visit their parents, Mrs. Lena Weatherholt and Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Gay. Mr. Gay has been with the Agricultural More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, June 23, 1966 Attending a football-basketball camp at Camp Lynn, beyond Morgantown, last week were Billy Graham and Steve Jack, football, and Ivan Withers and Tom Clutter, basketball. Ivan Withers won More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, June 15th, 2016

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, June 16, 1966 Monongahela National Forest Good logging weather encourages purchase of timber and pulpwood from the Monongahela National Forest. Six advertised sales comprising 4,773,000 board feet of saw More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, June 8th, 2016

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, June 9, 1966   Thomas Moore, 10, son of Thomas M. Moore, caught the fishing bug and has become a confirmed fisherman, the most obvious symptom being he will give up almost any entertainment to go fishing. More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, June 1st, 2016

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, June 2, 1966 Another Bear A bear came within 70 yards of the buildings at the home of Mrs. John Kramer on the head of Stamping Creek, right under High Rocks, and killed her pet ewe in a pen. Wednesday More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, May 26, 1966 BEAR For two years, a bear eluded hunters in the Spruce Flats and Williams River area, but Friday it met its doom. Jess Moore had a sheep killed Wednesday night and a little of it was eaten. More...