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Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, October 15, 1964 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp   The Department of Natural Resources announces that a ten-year-old study of the wild turkey in Eastern Greenbrier and Pocahontas counties has been completed. On October...

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, September 3, 1964 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp   Recently the question was raised as to the difference between poison oak and poison ivy. As far as I can find out, poison oak is found...

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, May 19, 1966 Bear Another bear got into R. Kyle Hannah’s sheep over Elk and Martin Sharp took the dogs over Friday and got a 210 pound male bear, just about the same place as...

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, 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, November 18, 1965 Boys and Girls in Service Private Denny L. Hansford, son of Mr. and Mrs. Darrel Hansford, of Marlinton, was home on leave after finishing his basic training at Fort Knox, Kentucky. He...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, February 2, 1967 Eugene Dunbrack makes regular trips to Chicago with loads of leather from the tannery here. Last week he was starting his return trip and got stranded in the 24-inch snowfall in...

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, December 2, 1965 Deer The count on deer checked through Tuesday was 398. Conservation Officer White reported 195 for upper Pocahontas. We were unable to get Officer Polling, but McLaughlin’s Station at Huntersville reported 105,...