Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, July 6, 1967 Miss Pocahontas One of these lovely young ladies will be selected to reign as Miss Pocahontas County Queen at the first Annual Miss Pocahontas County Queen Contest to be held...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, June 29, 1967 Pioneer Days General excitement is beginning to generate for the Pioneer Days Celebration. Dig out your Centennial clothes and come to town. The focal point will be a fathering of artists and craftsmen...

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, June 22, 1967 Science Camp The Fifth Annual National Youth Science Camp begins this Sunday at Camp Pocahontas, with formal opening ceremonies at 2 p.m. Sunday afternoon. Governor Hulett Smith will extend the State’s welcome...

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, June 15, 1967 Fires A terrible blow was dealt to the school system of Pocahontas County as fire struck the Board of Education office and Junior High building Monday at 4:50 p.m. This fire was...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, June 8, 1967 Pioneer Days Pioneer Days will be celebrated in Pocahontas County July 14, 15, and 16 with such special activities as a muzzleloading rifle shooting contest, horse drawn equipment parade, yoke of oxen,...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, June 1, 1967 Fred Trainer, at the French Creek Game Farm, has too many bears. He wants to trade some to another state or give them to a zoo. He needs a male otter. -...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, May 25, 1967 Scenic Highway A wide ribbon through the Endless Mountains – a drive to refresh one’s spirits. I look forward to that drive from Cranberry over Black Mountain to Williams River, then to...