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 logs and 3,749 cords of pulpwood were purchased by six concerns during the last two months. The 1,903 acres to be cut are located on four More...

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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...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, June 1st, 2016

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, June 2, 1966 Another Bear A bear came within 70 yards of the buildings at the home of Mrs. John Kramer on the head of Stamping Creek, right under High Rocks, and killed her pet ewe in a pen. Wednesday More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, May 26, 1966 BEAR For two years, a bear eluded hunters in the Spruce Flats and Williams River area, but Friday it met its doom. Jess Moore had a sheep killed Wednesday night and a little of it was eaten. More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, May 19, 1966 Bear Another bear got into R. Kyle Hannah’s sheep over Elk and Martin Sharp took the dogs over Friday and got a 210 pound male bear, just about the same place as the one last week. The dogs More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, May 12, 1965 Temperatures dropped to 20 Tuesday morning with a little snow flying Monday night. Sunday it was close to 80. Bear Farmers over Elk have been plagued by bear and last year at least three were More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, May 5, 1966 The thermometer read 20 Tuesday morning at the Scout Camp. Skies cleared Monday evening after days of bountiful rain. BEAR A big old bear killed two sheep and a lamb for Leonard and Harry Wade More...