Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, January 6, 1966 FIRE A house at Woodrow belonging to Mrs. Icie VanReenen and occupied by Mrs. Ruth Biggs was destroyed by fire Tuesday about 5:00 p.m. All of their belongings were destroyed. The children range from 2 to 16 years of age. COUNTY COURT County Court met in regular session Tuesday. B. B. Bear was elected president. Ralph Dunbrack More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, December 23, 1965 Bear The second section of the bear season came in this week and the first results we saw was a nice, compact 232 pound bear killed near Briery Knob Fire Tower Monday about 3:30 with More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, December 16th, 2015

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, December 16, 1965 Wildcats This story comes through Ralph Nottingham, who is always up on all that is going on. He says wildcats are getting mighty upstart and fighting back; specifically one threw a More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Thursday, December 10th, 2015

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, December 10, 1965 About three inches of snow at Durbin Tuesday, two at Cass. Two above zero Wednesday at Minnehaha. – – – The Reynolds bus slid into a truck on icy roads on Elk Mountain More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, December 2, 1965 Deer The count on deer checked through Tuesday was 398. Conservation Officer White reported 195 for upper Pocahontas. We were unable to get Officer Polling, but McLaughlin’s Station More...

By Pocahontas Times On Tuesday, November 24th, 2015

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 More...

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...