100-Years-Ago

Thursday, September 10, 1914 In a collision between two locomotives at Ronceverte Saturday, James Stone, engineer, was killed and Frank Loomis, fireman, was badly hurt. Mr. Loomis for a number of years lived in the home...

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, December 11, 1913 WANLESS The warm weather was broken by snow and storm Sunday night. The high winds blew the school house from its foundation some twelve feet down the hill. T. J. Cashell, mail carrier,...

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, August 31, 1916 The time is coming and will soon be here when the minds of men will turn to the comforts of religion as they did in the days of old whenever life...

100 Years Ago

Thursday, April 26, 1917 We were reading a fool story in one of the current periodicals the other day when an expression was found in the text that represented something we had been groping for,...

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, November 9, 1916 He came to the postoffice window and looked in. Then seeing the postmaster he cast a stealthy glance around the lobby to see if there was anyone else in hearing distance....

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, November 25, 1915 About fifteen thousand pounds of turkeys were shipped from Marlinton to the Thanksgiving markets. This is probably a fifth of the output of the county, worth in the neighborhood of fifteen...

100 Years Ago

Thursday, March 22, 1917 Dr. William Neil, of the Kelley Hospital, Baltimore, was called to Marlinton last week by B. M. Yeager to administer the Radium Treatment to Mrs. Yeager. He gave her eighteen hours...