Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, October 7, 1965   We have reports on two wooly worms – both with a longer black section in front (or cold the first part of the winter season), then a lighter brown section, then a shorter black section at the back.   4-H News The reorganization meeting of the Buckeye White Savages 4-H Club was held September 25, at the Buckeye schoolhouse. More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, September 30, 1965 Sunday morning temperatures went to 30 degrees but the fog prevented frost damage in most places. New Telescope On October 13, dedication ceremonies for the newest telescope at National More...

By Pocahontas Times On Thursday, September 24th, 2015

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, September 23, 1915 The sore mouth which was prevalent among the horses and cattle in the county is not the foot and mouth disease which was scattered over a large part of the United States this year. More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, September 16th, 2015

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, September 16, 1965 Ground was broken Monday for a new Southern States store building next to the railroad above Richardson’s warehouse. Jack Brown is the contractor. Rain came in abundance over the weekend. More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, September 9th, 2015

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, September 9, 1965 Michael Scott, about 8 or 9 years old, of Rainelle, was hit Monday afternoon on Main Street as he got out of a car in the path of an oncoming car. He was kept in the hospital overnight, More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, September 2, 1965 Dewey Sharp called in to report a chilly 31 degrees Sunday morning at the Scout Camp. neighbor Lee McMann and his thermometer read 30 very early in the morning. The Monday morning reading More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, August 26th, 2015

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, August 26, 1965 Clarence L. Barlow, of Tenth Street, Marlinton, favored us with two super-size beefsteak tomatoes. One was six inches across and tipped the scales at a fraction over two pounds and the More...