100 Years Ago

Thursday, September 13, 1917 The more we think of it the more firmly are we convinced that the most fortunate young unmarried men are those who have an opportunity to enter the army. He has...

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, May 11, 1916 London – The day light saving scheme by which the clock will be put ahead an hour is expected to be approved by the House of Commons Monday and will go...

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, July 15, 1915 Ira D. Brill and his brother-in-law, S. J. Rex-rode, have bought from C. J. Richardson the Richardson corner at the west end of the bridge, consisting of four buildings. They will...

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, February 24, 1916 LEAP YEAR Leap year or Bissextile year is now being endured. Formerly instead of having a February 29th, they made February 24th to be forty-eight hours long every fourth year and that...

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, March 11, 1915 Pocahontas County is in need of a millionaire of an adventurous disposition to explore for oil. We all know that oil is here, but to bust through the crust is a...

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, May 7, 1914 BAD MEN ARRESTED Luther Wiley and Cal Grose, bootleggers, dope shooters and all around bad men, were landed in jail last week, and are held to await the action of the grand...

100 Years Ago

Thursday, August 22, 1918 The plan to register all men from 18 to 21 and 32 to 45 years is based on the soundest principles. The object is to get the number of men required...

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, April 23, 1915 The forest fires were late in starting this year but they came in limited quantities. The top of Elk mountain looked like pictures of Vesuvius in eruption last Monday. BIRTHS Born to Mr....