100 Years Ago

Thursday, July 4, 1918 THE JUNE FLOOD That noted fixture, the June flood, materialized this year. It can be counted upon with reasonable certainty. The first time that it came to be noticed and looked for...

100 Years Ago

Thursday, June 27, 1918 Married at Riverview, the home of F. R. Hunter, on Tuesday, June 25, 1918, Reed Gay and Miss Alice Hamrick, Rev. Wm. T. Price, officiating minister. Both of these young people...

100 Years Ago

Thursday, June 20, 1918 I take sanctuary in an honest mediocrity. ~ Buyere - - - Last week for the first time we saw a humming bird’s nest. We never could think to search them out in...

100 Years Ago

Thursday, June 13, 1918 The mayor of Alderson has made a formal complaint to the Governor concerning the tanneries at Marlinton and Durbin. We believe that this complaint is made upon insufficient information as to...

100 Years Ago

Thursday, June 6, 1918 The street lights have been turned on and it makes all the difference between light and darkness. A few more days and the house service will be ready. General manager Frank...

100 Years Ago

Thursday, May 30, 1918 There are two prime incentives in these mountains. In the summer it is fishing and in the fall it is hunting. It is the proper thing to take your fishing rod,...

100 Years Ago

Thursday, May 23, 1918 THE ELECTION Every citizen of Marlinton should vote for the bonds in the special election to be held next Monday. The question is the issuance of bonds to the amount of ten...

100 Years Ago

Thursday, May 16, 1918 The Duncan Construction Company is the style of a new Marlinton firm to do a general contracting business, with concrete bridges a specialty. G. W. Duncan is president and John Waugh...