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Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, June 26, 1969 DAM DEDICATED Buffalo Fork Dam, near Bartow and Thornwood, was dedicated Wednesday and the valves were closed Thursday to allow the 21-acre impoundment to fill. Taking part in the dedication were Randolph...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, June 19, 1969 RETIRING Mr. H. A. Yeager has had a long and honorable career as a teacher, coach and administrator in the public schools of West Virginia. At the conclusion of the present school...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, June 12, 1969 Welcome to Pocahontas The best kept secret of recent times was revealed Sunday afternoon as Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, IV, announced plans to build a home near Dunmore. Pocahontas people...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, June 5, 1969 BEAR Argile Arbogast shot THE Bear last Wednesday; four hundred pounds, right on the nose, when they weighed him on Ralph Burns’ scales. He was an older bear, eight to ten years...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, May 29, 1969 People from this side of the mountain were a distinct minority in the forestry meeting at the Cranberry Visitors Center Friday night; more came from Richwood. This was our first meeting with...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, May 22, 1969 Boys and Girls in Service Marvin Perry, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Perry, of Marlinton, has been promoted to Sergeant. Sergeant Perry is with the 101st Airborne Division (Air Mobile). They...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, May 15, 1969 Boys in Service PFC John Madison arrived in Korea where he will spend the next 16 months. He spent a 15-day leave with his mother, Mrs. Virginia Lovell, and other relatives... He...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, May 8, 1969 The Marlinton Rotary Clubs had a work meeting Monday night and really made the brush fly they tell us. The men are clearing the area around the Andrew Price Memorial Monument,...

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