100 Years Ago

Thursday, November 12, 1914   Five o’clock Tuesday morning fire was discovered in the building of Abe Maneer, town of Thornwood, and soon spread to adjoining buildings, and destroyed five buildings before the flames could be checked....

100 Years Ago

Thursday, March 7, 1918 The law firm of Price & McNeel has been dissolved. Andrew Price will continue the business, and T. S. McNeel will move to the Levels, to the home of his uncle,...

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, January 6, 1916 Pupils of Green Hill School who have been neither absent nor tardy during the third month are Leo Davis, Garland Gum, Gray McLaughlin, Melvin Ward, and Dennis Wooddell, Gladys Gum, Ethel...

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, June 11, 1914   A newspaper account says that a member of a hung jury in one of the courts of Michigan, was penned up with eleven smokers and that they literally smoked him to death....

100 Years Ago

Thursday, February 1, 1917 A bill aimed to stop the importation of intoxicating liquor into the State was introduced in the West Virginia Senate and House of Delegates. The bill would make it a misdemeanor...

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, May 28, 1914 One editor says that under the rule: “Tell me what you eat and I will tell you what you are,” that Upton Sinclair’s diet of nuts, may have some bearing on...

Long About Thanksgivin’ Time’

Ain’t it splendid to be livin’ ‘long about this time o’ year. Just around about Thanksgivin’, with the mornings crisp and clear; With the children’s cheeks a-glowin’, with the future lookin’ bright, And the shops and mills a-goin’ like red blazes,...

100 Years Ago

Thursday, December 6, 1917 Sol Workman, of Beard, reports the killing of a fine deer near his home, during the recent hunting season. - - - Col. J. Gano Johnson of Mt. Sterling, Ky., noted horse fancier...