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Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, November 21, 1968 BEAR Richwood News Leader Editor Bronson McClung tells of Ed Buck’s encounter with a bear in Pocahontas while he was bow hunting recently. Mr. Buck, a well-known naturalist, is the father of...

Fifty Years Ago

Additional articles from Thursday, December 19, 1968 Obituary of a Wise Old Buck Old Crooked Foot of Crooked Fork, born sometime before 1959, died peaceably December 5, 1968, between the two old grades near the Rock Low...

Fifty Years Ago

May 21, 1964 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp   Pocahontas Wool Tops Sale The Pocahontas County Wool Pool, selling as a regional lot, topped the state sale held last Tuesday in Clarksburg. The Pocahontas wool, 60,000 pounds...

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, September 30, 1965 Sunday morning temperatures went to 30 degrees but the fog prevented frost damage in most places. New Telescope On October 13, dedication ceremonies for the newest telescope at National Radio Astronomy Observatory at...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, February 9, 1967 The groundhog saw his shadow early last Thursday and by nightfall snow was flying, only to warm up again. A little snow again Saturday night. Tuesday six inches of snow gave...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, October 24, 1968 Mrs. Walls, of Seebert, found a hornet’s nest on her rose bush not over two feet from the ground. This is supposed to predict a mild winter. We hope so any...

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, August 13, 1964 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp   Snake On the 25th of July, Austin Sharp was going to the smokehouse on his farm near Frost accompanied by his dog. The dog started barking...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, July 10, 1969 APPRECIATION If 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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