Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, October 31, 1968 About an inch of snow accumulated on the mountains Friday night for the first snow. Someone said The Pocahontas Times used to report the first snow with the old prediction that...

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, October 17, 1968 Someone brought in a big pullet egg last Wednesday while we were busy printing and no one can remember who it was. However, the egg, laid by a five-month old pullet,...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, October 10, 1968 Work is progressing on a new home for Mr. and Mrs. Dharl Dever below Marvin Chapel Church. Rev. and Mrs. Carl E. Boggs spent the weekend in Beckley. They were accompanied by...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, October 3, 1968 The Lewis Oak stump came tumbling down over the weekend. The tree died and was cut to about a ten-foot stump in the 30s; this was capped and filled with cement....

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, September 27, 1968 Six yearling heifers belonging to John Wimer, near Hillsboro, were found dead Friday and it is believed they were shot. - - - A car, belonging to William Hylton, of White Sulphur Springs,...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, September 19, 1968 Wounded in Action Sp-4 Joel S. Callison was wounded August 22 in Viet Nam, receiving a grenade shrapnel wound in the left shoulder. He is recovering satisfactorily in the 91st Evacuation hospital...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, September 12, 1968 Mrs. Gerald McNeill, of the Hill Top Grocery, came in with this worm-like thing that stretched out to six inches. It was distinctly marked with stripes and antennae like a snail....