Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, November 25, 1965 Thanksgiving For all the blessings of the year, For all the friends we hold so dear; We thank Thee, Lord. For life and health, those common things Which every day and hour brings; For home, where our affection clings, We Thank Thee, Lord. For love of Thine which never tires, Which all our better tho’t inspires, And warms More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, November 18th, 2015

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, November 18, 1965 Boys and Girls in Service Private Denny L. Hansford, son of Mr. and Mrs. Darrel Hansford, of Marlinton, was home on leave after finishing his basic training at Fort Knox, Kentucky. He More...

By Pocahontas Times On Tuesday, November 10th, 2015

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, November 11, 1965 Over 200 relatives and friends called at Travelers Repose during the afternoon of September 26, on the occasion of the 60th Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. B. B. Beard… They More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, November 4, 1965 Lots of hunters with powerful rifles come home without deer, but Mr. E. E. White, of Minnehaha Springs, last week, got one by leaving the gate open. The Whites had heard dogs early in More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, October 28th, 2015

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, October 28, 1965 Big Pumpkin! A yellow sweet pumpkin is on display at C. J. Richardson’s Hardware Store. It weighs 85 pounds and was raised by Oren Nelson, Marlinton, Route 1. This seems to be about More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, October 21st, 2015

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, October 21, 1965   Wayne Beverage, riding a Honda, was hit by a car which cut across in front of him in the intersection at Brill’s Store Sunday afternoon. The Honda was demolished, but Way escaped More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, October 14th, 2015

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, October 14, 1965   Editor of The Pocahontas Times: There is an old Swedish fellow here who worked thirty years in Pocahontas County, and he said he read The Times until his old friend, Cal Price, died. More...