Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, July 21, 1966 New Chevrolet Dealer Pryor Chevrolet Company has been sold and will be reopened as Mitchell Chevrolet, Inc. The transfer of dealership has been approved by General Motors. Reid Mitchell is president of the new company and will be manager. He was raised in Jane Lew but has been in Dunn, North Carolina, the past six years as sales More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, July 13th, 2016

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, July 14, 1966 Snakes Origen Underwood and his son-in-law, A. G. Dean, were in from Beaver Creek Monday. One of his cows had been bitten by a snake a few days ago. When they were checking a field to see More...

By Pocahontas Times On Thursday, July 7th, 2016

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, July 7, 1965 Buckskin Powder Horn Three hundred and three full time campers were at Buckskin last week. It was the largest in the history of the camp. They started their week’s program on Sunday evening More...

By Pocahontas Times On Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, June 30, 1966 Mr. and Mrs. Bob Gay and two sons arrived last Wednesday from Uganda, East Africa, to visit their parents, Mrs. Lena Weatherholt and Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Gay. Mr. Gay has been with the Agricultural More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, June 23, 1966 Attending a football-basketball camp at Camp Lynn, beyond Morgantown, last week were Billy Graham and Steve Jack, football, and Ivan Withers and Tom Clutter, basketball. Ivan Withers won More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, June 15th, 2016

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, June 16, 1966 Monongahela National Forest Good logging weather encourages purchase of timber and pulpwood from the Monongahela National Forest. Six advertised sales comprising 4,773,000 board feet of saw More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, June 8th, 2016

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, June 9, 1966   Thomas Moore, 10, son of Thomas M. Moore, caught the fishing bug and has become a confirmed fisherman, the most obvious symptom being he will give up almost any entertainment to go fishing. More...