100 Years Ago

Thursday, November 22, 1917 A day full of sorrow for Edray. When Greenbrier’s hell-hounds came forth, To war on the tribesmen up this way, and seek to take spoil from the north; And when they engaged us...

100 Years Ago

Thursday, November 15, 1917 Lost: A pair of bracelets connected by a polished chain. When last seen they were attached to a citizen who was being escorted back to his apartment in the Panopticon. Constable R....

100 Years Ago

Thursday, November 8, 1917 “But since our women must walk gay, and money buys their gear, The native born get out their traps for fur this time of year; The golden seal and the ginseng deal,...

100 Years Ago

Thursday, November 1, 1917 We have a very live woman’s literary club in this town. The men do not have one. They say that both man and woman sprang from the Simians, but that the...

100 Years Ago

Thursday, October 25, 1917 He was a cold, hard-hearted brute, The kind you’d like to give the boot; Who, if his wife should have a pain, Would use it for a sign of rain. - - - The Hillsboro high...

100 Years Ago

Thursday, October 18, 1917 DARST DEMANDS DEVOTION FOR SOLDIERS IN FIELD by Jno. S. Darst, WV Auditor What is a Liberty Bond, and why is it necessary for people to buy them? The United States of America...

100 Years Ago

Thursday, October 11, 1917 John Fox, who used to survey down in the Cumberland Gap, and who got to writing pieces for the paper, figures out that the charm of these mountains lies largely in...

100 Years Ago

Thursday, October 4, 1917 THE SUN DOGS “Curse on the fog! Is there never a wind of all the winds I knew To clear the smother from off my chest, and let me look at the blue?” The...