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100 Years Ago

Thursday, January 25, 1917 A big tide in the Greenbrier river Monday. - - - At the annual meeting of the Marlinton Volunteer Fire Department last Monday night, J. A. Sydenstricker was recommended to the Town Council...

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, December 2, 1915 There are no ankle watches in town, yet there are a number of ankle watchers. There does not seem to be much in this universal brotherhood of man business. We have been...

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, November 4, 1915 Six carloads of lambs, about 1,500 in number, have been shipped from the Marlinton station this week. Mrs. Simmons, widow of the late Joe Simmons, died at her home near Watoga, ...

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, August 12, 1915 Sheriff Cochran conducted Curry, Kitchen, Dilley and Rider back to the pen last week where these companions in adversity will receive instruction in useful trades under the tutelage of the distinguished...

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, May 4, 1916 The old bear that was caught in a trap at Stony Bottom last week, has been roving this county for many years. His head would not go in a flour barrel. He...

100 Years Ago

Thursday, January 7, 1914 One of the best football players on the Marshall college team this year was a young man from Marlinton, Pocahontas county, a county, which has sent more than one prominent student to...

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, January 7, 1914 Thursday was flood day. The river and creek got out of the banks but did but little damage. School was closed for the day. A wreck at Anthony caused trains 142...

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, November 13, 1913   THE BIG SNOW Marlinton six inches of snow, Greenbank 14 inches, Cheat mountain 40 inches, Winterburn 29 inches, the Elk Valley two to three feet, and so on goes the record of the...