Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, November 23, 1967 State Championship Marlinton High School Copperheads won their first State Class A Championship Saturday at Weston by a decisive win over Wirt County Tigers, 26 – 0. It was the eleventh win for...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, November 16, 1967 Hillsboro Junior Play Becoming a young lady can be quite an ordeal, especially if you are a dyed-in-the-wool tomboy, as is Clementine Kelley. Being a tomboy can also be a problem if...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, November 9, 1967 Conference Play-off Marlinton High School’s unbeaten football team is the Northern Greenbrier Valley Champion and Rainelle is the Southern Valley Champion, and they will meet to decide the Valley Championship in Marlinton...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, November 2, 1967 Old Memories Sixty-nine years ago the writer attended services in the little white church in what is now Bartow. It was at that time known as Travelers Repose. The minister came once...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, October 26, 1967 Tank Explodes A tar tank exploded at the Green Bank State Road Garage last Tuesday, and Lee Dean and Ralph Good, of Hillsboro, suffered burns on their arms and faces. They were...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, October 19, 1967 Killed in Action Staff Sergeant Jacob VanMeter, Jr., of Slaty Fork, was killed in action Saturday, October 7, 1967, in the Bong Son area of Viet Nam. He was the son of Mrs....

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, October 11, 1967 Virginia Beard Callison, of Beard, has been selected to appear in the 1967 edition of Outstanding Personalities of the South. - - - “Chuck” Beverage, son of Mr. and Mrs. Layton Beverage, was...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, October 5, 1967 The Gazette-Mail recently had two feature articles in its magazine section by William Blizzard relating to Pocahontas. The first was about the double shooting about 1903 of Granville Messer and...