Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, May 4, 1967 Planning Money A most welcome telephone call came from Senator Jennings Randolph’s office Monday (Miss Nancy Jo Morgan was given the honor of making the call to her hometown) announcing the approval...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, April 27, 1967 Mrs. Wayne Bailey took two of her French students, Michael Sheets and Darlene Sharp, to Bluefield Saturday where they took the National French Test at Bluefield High School. This is the...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, April 20, 1967 GOLDEN HORSESHOE The county winners in the West Virginia Golden Horseshoe test are: Richard Wilmore, Durbin; Charles Cover, Durbin; David Horne, Green Bank; George Scott, Green Bank; Shirley Tibbs, Marlinton... These students...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, April 6, 1967 FIRES The Marlinton Volunteer Fire Department had a big day Friday, in fact, Fire Chief Fred Burns, Jr. says the last three months with 15 fires and the flood have been the...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, March 30, 1967 The Marlinton Woman’s Club will celebrate the Golden Anniversary of its becoming a federated club Saturday afternoon, April 1, with an open house at the Pocahontas County Historical Museum. Belated Thanks In expressing...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, March 23, 1967 Flood Scare We were working too hard getting last week’s paper out on Wednesday to make any last minute mention of it, but Marlinton was on the move after a report came...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, March 16, 1967 Flood Marlinton was pretty much in a state of shock at the realization that we had had a flood such as you read about and it is almost impossible to realize...