Fifty Years Ago

For many years, The Pocahontas Times staff took a week’s vacation at the end of the year, so there was no paper. To fill in, here are some items from: Sixty Years Ago Thursday, December 31, 1959 Candidates First...

Fifty Years Ago

For many years, The Pocahontas Times staff took a week’s vacation at the end of the year. To fill in, here are some items from: Sixty Years Ago Thursday, December 24, 1959 Missed Dick Currence was always there...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, December 11, 1969 CHRISTMAS 1969 What Does It Mean to Us? Sherman Markley, Pastor Minnehaha Springs Methodist Church A new Christmas Season is upon us and most of our hearts are filled with joy at the prospect of...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, December 11, 1969 Boys and Girls in Service Rick Griffin is in Da Nang, Vietnam. Rick is the nephew of Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Weiford and attended Marlinton High School. Major Eddie Faulknier arrived home Friday...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, December 4, 1969 HURRY A Southern Airways DC-9 Jet is being chartered for a trip to Atlanta for the Peach Bowl Game between West Virginia and University of South Carolina December 30. The plane will...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, November 27, 1969 EARTHQUAKE Many people experienced their first earthquake last Wednesday night a few seconds after 8:00 p.m. Windows rattled, lights shook, items moved. The center of the quake was located in Giles County,...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, November 20, 1969 Captain Marie Brown visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Sydney Goodwyn, and sister, Joanne Goodwyn, recently. Her father flew to Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, to accompany her home. Captain Brown had...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, November 13, 1969 Carrying On Two former graduates of Marlinton High School have been exhibiting their skills at football. Bernard Smith, 1962, and Bill Hockenberry, 1958, both pharmacists in Point Pleasant, coached one of the...

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