100 Years Ago

Thursday, January 4, 1917 The Cincinnati Post says that the Cherry River Boom & Lumber Company has let a contract for the construction of fifteen miles of railroad from Camden on the Gauley to Williams...

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, May 27, 1915   HUNTERSVILLE Corn working seems to be the order of the day here now. Rev. W. A. Fisher has returned from holding a meeting at Mt. Grove. He reports eighteen conversions. Joe Webb has finished...

100 Years Ago

Thursday, July 19, 1917 Jack, the eleven year old dog of T. S. McNeel, entered into euthanasia as the result of the infirmities of old age. He has been a well known little black water...

100 Years Ago

Thursday, February 7, 1918 The county newspapers have sworn not to let Groundhog Day perish from the earth, and the city editors striving for the delectable do not wholly neglect to mention the day, referring...

100 Years Ago

Thursday, November 21, 1918 “What is a Communist? One who hath yearnings For equal division of unequal earnings, Idler or bungler, or both, he is willing To fork out his penny and pocket your shilling.” We do not...

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, November 26, 1914   The fire alarm sounded early Friday morning, the furnace house in the rear of C. A. Yeager’s residence having caught from kindling piled too near the furnace. All the fire companies responded...

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, July 1, 1915 On Monday night, the German submarine U-38 torpedoed and sunk the British freight steamer, Armenian, bound from Newport News to England with a load of mules, off the coast of Cornwall,...

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...