100 Years Ago

Thursday, July 12, 1917 All registered men in the army should stay close at home as the drawing proceeds, for in army matters forthwith means pronto, at once, p.d.q., and it does not mean the...

100 Years Ago

Thursday, July 5, 1917   The most we local people know about Russia is what geography taught us in the school and that was only a lick and a promise then, and has been mostly forgotten...

100 Years Ago

But I have also the fancy that there is something in this particular locality which makes for long years in man and woman – that a business-racked, nerve-worn world will discover it – and...

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, June 21, 1917 The curtailment of the number of passenger trains going over the country finally hits the C & O and the service up and down the Greenbrier division suffers even out of...

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, June 14, 1917 A Canadian lynx was killed at Split Rock, on S. S. Varner’s place. Early Monday morning while John Slanker was eating his breakfast, he heard a fuss among his chickens. On...

100 Years Ago

Thursday, June 7, 1917 The events of the past few months have reminded men of the fact that the great majority of the people in times of peace do not come in conscious contact with...

100 Years Ago

Thursday, May 31, 1917 Robert Coberly, a brakeman on the Greenbrier and Cheat Mountain Railroad, had his leg cut off by falling under his train on Cheat Mountain Tuesday night. He was brought to Cass....

100 Years Ago

Thursday, May 24, 1917 Idleness and vagrancy in West Virginia are prohibited under the terms of the measure passed by both houses of the state, requiring ever able-bodied citizen, between the ages of 16 and...