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Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, July 13, 1967 Miss Pocahontas Miss Harriet Johnson was selected Miss Pocahontas 1967 Saturday in a lovely pageant. Named first runner up was Miss Nancy Waybright, of Green Bank, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph...

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, September 2, 1965 Dewey Sharp called in to report a chilly 31 degrees Sunday morning at the Scout Camp. neighbor Lee McMann and his thermometer read 30 very early in the morning. The Monday...

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, May 5, 1966 The thermometer read 20 Tuesday morning at the Scout Camp. Skies cleared Monday evening after days of bountiful rain. BEAR A big old bear killed two sheep and a lamb for Leonard and...

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...

50 Years Ago

Thursday, December 22, 1966 BEAR Argile Arbogast was out looking for bear on Briery Mountain last Friday and ran into some Forestry men and they got to discussing game, etc. They told a tale of a...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, January 12, 1967 Police Graduate Mrs. John Hause and daughter, Mrs. Don Kiner, attended the graduation exercises of the Virginia State Police Basic Training School in Richmond, on December 16, 1966. Her son, Kyle T....

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, October 21, 1965   Wayne Beverage, riding a Honda, was hit by a car which cut across in front of him in the intersection at Brill’s Store Sunday afternoon. The Honda was demolished, but Way...

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, October 15, 1964 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp   The Department of Natural Resources announces that a ten-year-old study of the wild turkey in Eastern Greenbrier and Pocahontas counties has been completed. On October...