100 Years Ago

Thursday, December 19, 1918 CHRISTMAS PLUMS It is a catching affair – this spirit of Christmas – and the nearer it approaches the more contagious it becomes. - - - Every time that Christmas comes around again, we...

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, June 16, 1916 G. L. Carlisle and C. W. Kennison were on business at Richwood last week. They returned Monday and reported that the large band mill there is running day and night, and...

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, March 12, 1914 We have had about five weeks of first class winter weather. We do not know what the mean will be when it is figured up, but we do know that it will...

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, November 11, 1915 Last Friday evening the big five passenger Overland car belonging to Z. S. Smith caught fire and was burned up. Mr. Smith attempted to drive the car up the hill near...

100 Years Ago

Thursday, January 24, 1918 The Pocahontas Jewelry Company announces that all men called to military service from Pocahontas County may have their watches put in first class condition free of charge before they go. ODD FELLOWS’...

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, February 15, 1917 Judge Dice came here last Thursday and held a special term of court. An application for a change of venue to some other county was asked in the case of the...

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, April 1, 1915 DURBIN A ten year old daughter of John Engler, a thirteen month old child of Walter Young’s and an aged man by the name of Edward Dilman, were all buried here last...