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...

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, July 6, 1967 Miss Pocahontas One of these lovely young ladies will be selected to reign as Miss Pocahontas County Queen at the first Annual Miss Pocahontas County Queen Contest to be held...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, June 29, 1967 Pioneer Days General excitement is beginning to generate for the Pioneer Days Celebration. Dig out your Centennial clothes and come to town. The focal point will be a fathering of artists and craftsmen...