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, 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, 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, September 5, 1918 The first boy from Pocahontas to give his life for this great war was Bryan B. Long, of Watoga. He is the son of C. C. Long. The Longs are Kentuckians...

100 Years Ago

Thursday, November 8, 1917 “But since our women must walk gay, and money buys their gear, The native born get out their traps for fur this time of year; The golden seal and the ginseng deal,...

100 Years Ago

Thursday, November 28, 1918 The State of West Virginia will decorate a block of New York’s Fifth Avenue to welcome the incoming soldiers who will begin to arrive soon. - - - The government has raised the...

100 Years Ago

Thursday, September 27, 1918 There is going to be an election in November, but you would never know it if you depended upon the talk in the neighborhood. It is only a little over a...

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...

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