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Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, October 14, 1965   Editor of The Pocahontas Times: There is an old Swedish fellow here who worked thirty years in Pocahontas County, and he said he read The Times until his old friend, Cal Price,...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, September 5, 1968 Pulpyard to Open John F. L. Bell, Wood Procurement Forester for the Covington mill of the West Virginia Pulp and Paper Company, has announced that the Company plans to re-open their Marlinton...

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, September 23, 1915 The sore mouth which was prevalent among the horses and cattle in the county is not the foot and mouth disease which was scattered over a large part of the United...

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, May 7, 1964 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp Watoga Lake, at Watoga State Park, was originally named Lake Monongoseneka. The name was changed to Watoga Lake because no one could spell, or...

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, July 6, 1967 Miss Pocahontas One of these lovely young ladies will be selected to reign as Miss Pocahontas County Queen at the first Annual Miss Pocahontas County Queen Contest to be held...

Fifty- Years-Ago

Thursday, April 30, 1964 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp W. B. Cassell, on Back Mountain, was driving fence posts last week and was having a time getting them even. Finally he decided the...

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