Fifty Years Ago

January 30, 1969 Monongahela National Forest On December 20, 1968, the J. B. Belcher Lumber Company, of Kenova, was the successful bidder for the Big Spruce Timber Sale area in the Monongahela National Forest. This sale...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, January 23, 1969 An audience of 1,000 appliance dealers and sales people, home-builders and contractors met in Clarksburg January 22 to hear one of the nation’s outstanding sales training teams, Marilyn Van Derbur, television...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, January 16, 1969 Great News A most welcome call came from the office of Senator Jennings Randolph last Friday announcing a cash grant to the Town of Marlinton for $145,590 from the Federal Water Pollution...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, January 9, 1969 The ice broke up in the river on December 24. There is an old saying that if the ice goes out before Christmas, it will go out three (we think) times...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, January 2, 1969 Boys in Service Richard Moore, U. S. Navy, son of Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Moore, was home for the Christmas holidays. Sergeant Clyde S. Campbell returned to Sewart AFB, Tennessee, after spending his...

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

Thursday, December 19, 1968 Killed in Action Sergeant John Ray “Chipper” Williams, of the United States Army, died of wounds received in combat action on Friday, November 29, 1968, in Viet Nam. He would have been...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, December 12, 1968 Killed in Action Word was received last Friday that Sergeant John Ray “Chipper” Williams had been wounded and died in hostile action in Viet Nam. The body will be returned to Marlinton...