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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, August 15, 1918 Porter Kellison had a very valuable mare shot and seriously injured recently. The horse was in the pasture field, and came home with a bullet wound from a small caliber gun...

100 Years Ago

Thursday, August 8, 1918 BEARS KILLED Loman Bennett, the modern nimrod of Laurel Creek, has killed two of the largest bears that ever roamed those woods. One caught last week weighed over 400 pounds and was...

100 Years Ago

Thursday, August 1, 1918 PLEA FOR WATSON FROM THE TRENCHES The Wheeling Register of July 22 prints a letter from Corporal Perry B. Fisher, 15th U. S. Engineers with the American Expeditionary Forces in France, written...

100 Years Ago

Thursday, July 25, 1918 ONLY TWO WORDS “WOODROW WILSON” Col. Clarence W. Watson, of the Ordinance Corps, now a candidate for the Democratic Senatorial nomination in West Virginia, today announced the platform upon which he asks...

100 Years Ago

Thursday, July 18, 1918 Contract for the erection of the brick building for the municipal light and water plant has been let to E. D. King at the price of $4,500. --- John Waugh and George Duncan...

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Thursday, July 11, 1918 Be thou diligent to know the state of thy flocks And look well to thy herds. For riches are not forever; And doth the crown endure to all generations? The hay is carried and the...

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...