Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, March 19, 1964 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp Sherman Kincaid was the high bidder at the resale of the Minnehaha Springs school house and lot Saturday with a bid of $3,200. The trial of a...

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, March 22, 1966 Ski Study A contract for a study to determine the ski industry potential in West Virginia was signed March 17 by the Economic Development Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. The 18-month study, representing...

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, January 30, 1964 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp The rains and warm weather swelled the rivers and creeks and took the ice out for the third time last Saturday. Boys and Girls in Service Private Harry...

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, October 28, 1965 Big Pumpkin! A yellow sweet pumpkin is on display at C. J. Richardson’s Hardware Store. It weighs 85 pounds and was raised by Oren Nelson, Marlinton, Route 1. This seems to be...

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, July 9, 1964 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp   Harry Lynn Sheets brought in a metal sundial Tuesday with the date of 1689 on it. It has the daylight hours of 4 in the...

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, December 23, 1965 Bear The second section of the bear season came in this week and the first results we saw was a nice, compact 232 pound bear killed near Briery Knob Fire Tower Monday...

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, January 21, 1965 On TV Larry Whiting, formerly of Marlinton, a paratrooper, will appear on the Bob Hope Show this Friday night as a stand-in, or rather a jump-in, for one of the actors on...

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, October 8, 1914 Extensive preparations are being made at Buckeye by the Bartholomew Sawmill Company to manufacture the McClintic timber, owned by the American Column Company. The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania has decided that the...