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, October 10, 1918 Benjamin Franklin, when he was running a country newspaper in Philadelphia, called attention to the fact that solitary trappers and hunters in the woods never suffered from colds, but that only...

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 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, 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, September 20, 1918 Much obliged for the letter, Mr. Burroughs. It is a considerable honor to introduce immortals to the home folks. We feel a good deal like Jupiter had sent us a picture...

100 Years Ago

Thursday, October 3, 1918   The Spanish influenza and the hunting fever struck us at the same time, and when you get both together you are some discontented. A man may lead a quiet, peaceful respectable,...