100-Years-Ago

Thursday, April 13, 1916 Circuit court and the school election made things lively in Marlinton last week. Edray district decided by an overwhelming vote to take a small portion of its wealth and build a...

100 Years Ago

Thursday, September 27, 1917 HILLSBORO We were deeply impressed on last Sunday evening as we stood in the large assembly of people who had gathered at Marlinton to bid farewell and God speed to our soldier...

100-Years-Ago

    Thursday, August 13, 1914 The war is getting closer. The automobile of John G. Luke, who is touring in Germany, has been confiscated by the German army for military purposes. This by a cablegram to...

125 Years Ago

Thursday, December 11, 1890 The Pocahontas Times Huntersville, West Virginia A dispatch from Memphis, Tenn., dated Nov. 28, says: “James Stockton met his wife here today for the first time since the Johnstown flood. They had mourned each...

100 Years Ago

Thursday,November 16, 1916 The Scriptures tell us that the wise men came from the east. We think this may be true but they settled in the west. We have just passed through the most terrific experience...

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, February 19, 1914 Snow to the depth of 13 inches on the ground at Marlinton Saturday morning, and 18 inches Monday morning. Lowest temperature, two degrees below zero Tuesday morning. As we go to...

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, August 26, 1915 The hay crop is variously estimated to be from two to three times as great as it was last year. The scarcity of feed was...

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, September 30, 1915 W. H. Cackley, of Ronceverte, and A. Davis Cackley, of Clinton, Illinois, were in Pocahontas to spend the weekend. Mr. Davis Cackley left Pocahontas in the year 1852, at the age...