Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, February 27, 1969 Boys and Girls in Service Staff Sergeant Edward G. Rockafellow has been awarded the Air Force Commendation Medal. Sergeant Rockafellow distinguished himself by meritorious service as an aircraft electrical repairman at Udorn...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, February 20, 1969 Mother’s March ‘69 The efforts of the following mothers are much appreciated in the March of Dimes drive: Marlinton – Mesdames Charles Calhoun, Forrest Rhea, Fred Burns, Jr., Harry Thomas, Richard Eddy,...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, February 13, 1969 The ice went out Friday after being jammed a week between Buckeye and Seebert. - - - In view of the wintry weather the past week – snow on Thursday, Saturday and Sunday,...

Fifty Years Ago

February 6, 1969 The groundhog certainly did not see his shadow here on Sunday. - - - The sleet storm last week brought to the remembrance of P. W. Underwood a big storm in the winter of...

Fifty Years Ago

January 30, 1969 Monongahela National Forest On December 20, 1968, the J. B. Belcher Lumber Company, of Kenova, was the successful bidder for the Big Spruce Timber Sale area in the Monongahela National Forest. This sale...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, January 23, 1969 An audience of 1,000 appliance dealers and sales people, home-builders and contractors met in Clarksburg January 22 to hear one of the nation’s outstanding sales training teams, Marilyn Van Derbur, television...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, January 16, 1969 Great News A most welcome call came from the office of Senator Jennings Randolph last Friday announcing a cash grant to the Town of Marlinton for $145,590 from the Federal Water Pollution...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, January 9, 1969 The ice broke up in the river on December 24. There is an old saying that if the ice goes out before Christmas, it will go out three (we think) times...