Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, August 25, 1966 Sp4 Richard Doyle, who is just back from a year in Viet Nam, was honored with a picnic dinner Sunday at Watoga State Park. Those attending were: Mr. and Mrs. John...

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, August 18, 1966 Howard McElwee attended the Homecoming at Richwood Saturday. It rained and prevented them from getting logs in the pond for log rolling, etc. Mr. McElwee, 89, who started driving logs at...

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, August 11, 1966 Terry Payne and Susie Moore attended Presbyterian Church Camp at Bluestone Conference Center near Hinton last week. The Robert Halls have moved from Baltimore to the Clendenen home at Hillsboro. Queen Miss Patricia Waslo,...

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, August 4, 1966 It looks like clean-up week in town this week. Mitchell Chevrolet is being painted white, the lower part of the Bank of Marlinton building is being painted white, as it the...

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, July 28, 1966 Last in Maryland The ranks of hand-set newspapers are thinning. In May, the Hancock, Maryland, paper was purchased by the Buzzerds of the Berkeley News and the Morgan Messenger and is being...

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...

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...