Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, August 18, 1966 Howard McElwee attended the Homecoming at Richwood Saturday. It rained and prevented them from getting logs in the pond for log rolling, etc. Mr. McElwee, 89, who started driving logs at...

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, April 9, 1964 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp M.H.S. We are very happy to announce that our debate team, Carolyn Dean and Marsha Madison, came in first in the Debate Contest at White Sulphur High...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, January 26, 1967 Eugene Simmons attended the State Convention of Prosecuting Attorneys in Wheeling over the weekend. They made plans for entertaining the National Convention at the Greenbrier in August. Mr. Simmons was interviewed on...

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, February 4, 1964 Weather No doubt about it, the ground hog saw his shadow Tuesday. The winter weather got a pretty good start the past week. About six inches of dry cold snow Saturday with...

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, January 27, 1966 Mr. and Mrs. Fred C. Burns, Sr., will move this week into their newly remodeled home on Smith Hill. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Jones will move into the Burns home and...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, June 8, 1967 Pioneer Days Pioneer Days will be celebrated in Pocahontas County July 14, 15, and 16 with such special activities as a muzzleloading rifle shooting contest, horse drawn equipment parade, yoke of oxen,...

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, July 29, 1965 Fire The sawmill at Gentry’s Pin Mill at Huntersville, was completely destroyed by fire last Thursday afternoon. It was pretty well gone when the Marlinton Fire Department answered the call; they pumped...

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, October 8, 1914 Extensive preparations are being made at Buckeye by the Bartholomew Sawmill Company to manufacture the McClintic timber, owned by the American Column Company. The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania has decided that the...