Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, March 31, 1966 Elihu H. Hamrick, of Slaty Fork, will be 94 June 10, 1966. He came to Stony Bottom from Webster county in 1904 with a construction company building the C&O Railroad. He moved to Linwood in 1908 where he now resides. He is the only surviving member of the original Trustees of the Big Spring Presbyterian Church at Linwood. More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, March 22, 1966 Ski Study A contract for a study to determine the ski industry potential in West Virginia was signed March 17 by the Economic Development Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. The More...

By Pocahontas Times On Thursday, March 17th, 2016

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, March 16, 1966 Students Honored Miss Pamela Sue Dilley and Billy Graham, students at Marlinton High School, have returned from Morgantown where they attended the Junior Executive Conference, held at West More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, March 9th, 2016

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, March 10, 1966 Ralph Buckley was in to pay his subscription last week and made the interesting comment that his parents’ engagement was in the first issue of The Pocahontas Times in 1882 and the paper More...

By Pocahontas Times On Friday, March 4th, 2016

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, March 2, 1966 BIG EGG Mrs. Minnie Kessler, of Cass, sent us a big egg that measures six and one-half inches around the middle and eight inches around the ends. It had two yolks. Ernest Kelley was in last More...

By Pocahontas Times On Thursday, February 25th, 2016

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, February 24, 1966 FIRES Fire destroyed a house owned by Bill Buzzard on Cummings Creek early Friday morning. Dewey McLau-ghlin had been living there. Friday afternoon the Fire Department was called to More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, February 17th, 2016

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, More...

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