Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, August 31, 1967 A helicopter from Fort Lee, Virginia, attracted a lot of attention as it landed on the Pocahontas Country Club golf course last Thursday to take Grady Chestnut to Walter Reed Hospital...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, August 24, 1967 Jeryl Duncan, of Buckeye, killed a snake in their garden; he took it to his neighbor, Ellsworth Buck, and he and his father, Ed Buck, verified it as a big fat...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, August 17, 1967 M.H.S. News Sam Brill has resigned as band instructor at Marlinton High School, much to the regret of many local people, and has accepted a position as Training Coordinator of the New...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, August 10, 1967 Dog days end with this week and they certainly have been wet. Katydids started singing Saturday; this is an accepted sign that it is six weeks until frost. We saw a wooly worm...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, August 3, 1967 Killed in Action Specialist Four Louis D. Wilmoth, 21, of Frank, was killed Tuesday, July 25, 1967, in combat in Viet Nam... He was the only son of Claude and Radie Bennett...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, July 27, 1967 Seventy carloads of pulpwood were shipped from the Marlinton Pulpyard in June, the biggest month yet. This represents about $10,000 worth of pulpwood. Dedication Pocahontas Day at Buckskin Council Scout Reseration last Thursday...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, July 20, 1967 From Vietnam Just a line to say I have received your paper. I know now I will get it every week. I would like to thank you for sending the paper so many...