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Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, June 27, 1968 Jack Smith got two ripe tomatoes from his garden on June 24, one day later than last year. Jack is usually first with tomatoes, but we want to hear if anybody...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, June 20, 1968 Pioneer Days Now is the time to start preparing for the Pioneer Days Parade. In these times of rockets going to the moon, it is interesting and worthwhile to show the youngsters...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, June 13, 1968 Lightning struck twice in Marlinton Tuesday afternoon, hitting the Marlinton Hotel around the chimney, knocking a little plaster loose, with smoke but no fire, and knocking Tom Long from the bathroom...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, June 6, 1968 Last Friday, four canoes and a kayak carried a National Geographic expedition of ten men down the Greenbrier, starting from Marlinton about 8:30. The group was from Ohio and Washington. Green Bank...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, May 30, 1968 Hominy Falls When we went to hear Junior Moore tell of his harrowing experience underground, he was soaking his feet to relieve the arthritis all six men had developed. Otherwise, he looked...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, May 23, 1968 Hominy Falls John Moore, Jr., of Buckeye, and Joe Fitzwater, of Rupert, were two of six men who miraculously survived the mine disaster at Hominy Falls and were brought out last Thursday....

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, May 17, 1968 Killed in Action George W. Darnell, 26, was killed in Viet Nam on Thursday, May 9, 1968. He is the son of Mrs. Carrie Darnell, now of Warren, Ohio, and the late...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, May 9, 1968 Mine Accident John Moore, Jr., of Buckeye, was one of twenty-five men trapped in a Gauley Coal and Coke Mine at Hominy Falls, Nicholas County, Monday when miners broke through a wall...
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