Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, October 19, 1967 Killed in Action Staff Sergeant Jacob VanMeter, Jr., of Slaty Fork, was killed in action Saturday, October 7, 1967, in the Bong Son area of Viet Nam. He was the son of Mrs....

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, October 11, 1967 Virginia Beard Callison, of Beard, has been selected to appear in the 1967 edition of Outstanding Personalities of the South. - - - “Chuck” Beverage, son of Mr. and Mrs. Layton Beverage, was...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, October 5, 1967 The Gazette-Mail recently had two feature articles in its magazine section by William Blizzard relating to Pocahontas. The first was about the double shooting about 1903 of Granville Messer and...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, September 28, 1967 ALUMNI 135 Alumni registered for the Marlinton Homecoming on Friday, September 22. Among the oldest graduating classes were the following: 1921 – Alice Moore 1926 – Rebecca Surber and Edna May Bear 1929 – G....

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, September 21, 1967 Fire Unbelievable was the word on every one’s lips as the third school fire in four months destroyed the auditorium, a classroom and two work rooms on the third floor of the...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, September 14, 1967 F. F. B. L. Bernard Galford is typical of many farmers today in that he works off the farm part time. Mr. and Mrs. Galford have a farm in the Dunmore...

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...