Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, July 1, 1965 Escaped Convicts Two convicts, Delmar Clair Grett, 29, and Wayne Clyde Jenkins, 23, from the Medium Security Prison at Huttonsville escaped in Marlinton Sunday afternoon after they played in a ballgame here...

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, October 26, 1967 Tank Explodes A tar tank exploded at the Green Bank State Road Garage last Tuesday, and Lee Dean and Ralph Good, of Hillsboro, suffered burns on their arms and faces. They were...

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, February 27, 1964 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp They tell me the snow is high on a man’s chest back on the mountains and Murrill Colburn was in the office Monday remarking that Sunday...

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, January 13, 1966 Douglas Nease, of Mullens, an ardent squirrel hunter with little interest in foxes, had an interesting experience on a recent squirrel hunt in Pocahontas County. Nease had found a place where...

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, February 18, 1965    New Cave This fall, a cave was discovered between Cass and Durbin, and, upon completion of the exploration of its many passageways, it may well turn out to be the largest in...

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, May 14, 1964 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp   Centennial Bear is Dead Lucky, the Centennial Bear, is dead. Recently placed in a cage with two adult bears, Lucky seemed to be getting along well...

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, March 2, 1966 BIG EGG Mrs. Minnie Kessler, of Cass, sent us a big egg that measures six and one-half inches around the middle and eight inches around the ends. It had two yolks. Ernest Kelley...
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