Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, March 13, 1964 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp Flood A warm rain last Wednesday night really moved the snow and flooded the creeks and river. Ilean Walton, who reads the river gauge at Buckeye, said the highest reading Thursday was 14.33 feet, which was the highest since October 15, 1954, when it was 15.4 feet. Bill Buckley says that More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, March 6, 1964 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp Tournament Marlinton won the Sectional Tournament at Hillsboro last Saturday night by winning over Green Bank 94 – 76. They won over Hillsboro More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, February 27, 1964 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp They tell me the snow is high on a man’s chest back on the mountains and Murrill Colburn was in the office Monday remarking that Sunday was More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, February 20, 1964 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp Among the many birds which come to be fed at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Edward McElwee on Hamilton Hill in Marlinton is a couple of quail. More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, February 12th, 2014

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, February 13, 1964 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp Snow Mondays seem to be snow days this year. Monday a steady fine snow started falling – and it kept on. Seventeen to 24 inches of snow gave More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, February 5th, 2014

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, February 6, 1964 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp At the sale of about 3,000 MBF of timber on Williams River by the Forest Service Monday, a record was set when the biddings went to the 47th round. More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, January 30, 1964 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp The rains and warm weather swelled the rivers and creeks and took the ice out for the third time last Saturday. Boys and Girls in Service Private More...