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, March 25, 1965 Spring sneaked in Saturday with snow and cold wind, and Sunday morning the temperature dropped to 7 here in town with some reports of below zero. March came in like a...

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, April 8, 1965 Mrs. Denny Callison, of Beard, suffered burns Monday when her apron caught fire from an outdoor fire at her home. She is in the Pocahontas Memorial Hospital. Claude Carpenter was injured last...

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, October 6, 1966 Bear Mr. and Mrs. Glen Kelley (in a car) met a bear Sunday afternoon on the Knapps Creek road. The bear was coming from Brushy Mountain across the creek toward Lockridge Mountain....

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, September 5, 1968 Pulpyard to Open John F. L. Bell, Wood Procurement Forester for the Covington mill of the West Virginia Pulp and Paper Company, has announced that the Company plans to re-open their Marlinton...

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, November 25, 1965 Thanksgiving For all the blessings of the year, For all the friends we hold so dear; We thank Thee, Lord. For life and health, those common things Which every day and hour brings; For home, where...

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, September 15, 1966   Boys and Girls in Service A1-C Charles R. VanReenen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Hubert VanReenen, of Beard, is now in Viet Nam. Samuel Landis, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Landis, of...