Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, August 28, 1969Lanty Landis sent his wife in with a big healthy tomato he had raised. It lacks an ounce of weighing four pounds, and it is some tomato. He thinks it is...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, August 21, 1969Killed in Viet NamWord was received last Wednesday, August 18, 1969, of the death in Viet Nam of Major Kenneth Hamrick, 32, son of Dr. K. J. Hamrick.Major Hamrick’s wife and...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, August 14, 1969Silver StarSpecialist Four Jack Lee Rexrode was killed in action March 19, 1969, in Viet Nam. Last Wednesday, August 6, his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Rexrode, of Frank, were presented...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, August 7, 1969Mrs. Lloyd Woods was in to say she heard a katydid on July 20 and a screech owl the next night. We heard the first katydid this past week; others said...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, July 31, 1969A 43-inch rattlesnake with nine rattlers was killed by Nelson Scott, less than 25 feet from Snowden Kershner’s home on Droop July 22. Rattlesnakes are seldom seen on the mountain and...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, July 24, 1969Our Men in ServiceDak To, Vietnam – The enemy ambush was well planned but it didn’t work. Army Specialist Four Danny A. Sheets, of Green Bank, and his comrades got...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, July 17, 1969Seven boys and girls from Pocahontas County learned about the world of work last week at Jackson’s Mill, where they attended career awareness and career exploration camps.Participants from this county include:...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, July 10, 1969APPRECIATIONIf you need any moving done, we’re right here to bear testimony that Fred Burns, Sr., and his Burns Motor Freight outfit “can’t be beat.”Monday, the old Kee log house...

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