Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, October 6, 1966 Bear Mr. and Mrs. Glen Kelley (in a car) met a bear Sunday afternoon on the Knapps Creek road. The bear was coming from Brushy Mountain across the creek toward Lockridge Mountain. When he saw the car he changed his mind and went back to Brushy Mountain. They guessed his weight at 250 pounds. M. H. S. News The Marlinton High More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Friday, September 30th, 2016

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, September 29, 1966 Bear A 300-pound bear proved to be no match for an automobile Monday on Kennison Mountain. An automobile driven by a man who was traveling from Charleston to Romney, More...

By Pocahontas Times On Thursday, September 22nd, 2016

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, September 22, 1966 The H-P Store received considerable damage to its storefront Sunday night about 10:45 when it was hit by a car driven by David Michael Ferguson, of Elliston, Virginia, coming east on More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, September 15, 1966   Boys and Girls in Service A1-C Charles R. VanReenen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Hubert VanReenen, of Beard, is now in Viet Nam. Samuel Landis, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Landis, of Hillsboro, More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, September 7th, 2016

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, September 8, 1966   Bill Defibaugh brought to the State Road Garage one of the smallest rattlers the men had ever seen. About a foot long, the little snake had one rattle and was making it sing when Mr. More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, September 1, 1966 SNAKES Mrs. Norman Beale reports an exciting experience two weeks ago when she discovered a big black rattler stretched out just a few feet away as she was painting. She got in the screen More...

By Pocahontas Times On Thursday, August 25th, 2016

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, August 25, 1966 Sp4 Richard Doyle, who is just back from a year in Viet Nam, was honored with a picnic dinner Sunday at Watoga State Park. Those attending were: Mr. and Mrs. John R. Wilfong, Cathy and More...