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Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, October 16, 1969Men in ServiceArmy Private First Class Lewis E. Lacy, 22, whose mother, Mrs. Ruth F. Lacy, lived at Seebert, was assigned to the 1st Signal Brigade in Vietnam, as a power...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, October 9, 1969Moro Beard, of Arbovale, reported 24 degrees and ice at Arbovale last Thursday morning. No fog.Temperatures in the 80s Sunday afternoon, but a distinct change Tuesday. Rain and snow reported from...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, October 2, 1969The Marlinton Tannery is cutting production from 800 to 600 hides per day, beginning Monday of this week. This will probably result in the loss of 25 to 30 jobs by...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, September 25, 1969Last Buffalo?We had an interesting visitor recently who was looking for a clipping from The Pocahontas Times about the last buffalo seen east of the Mississippi in the Greenbrier River at...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, September 18, 1969Eighty years ago on September 18, 1889, it snowed. Otes Gibson remembers it well – he was born that day. His father had a very busy day since it was butchering...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, September 11, 1969Spring Creek in Greenbrier County had a washout Friday night, even worse than the flood August 26. No lives were lost this time, but the house where Mrs. Ella Boggs and...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, September 4, 1969F.F.B.L.A. R. “Bob” Templeton, Monongahela Power Company agricultural representative visited Mr. and Mrs. Henry C. Hevener and their son, Randall, in connection with the Farming For Better Living program. Sponsored by...

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...

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