Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, February 16, 1967The Marlinton Volunteer Fire Department answered a call Tuesday afternoon to Browns Creek to the home of Gordon Dilley, where smoke filled the house. A motor on the furnace proved to...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, February 9, 1967The groundhog saw his shadow early last Thursday and by nightfall snow was flying, only to warm up again. A little snow again Saturday night. Tuesday six inches of snow gave...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, February 2, 1967Eugene Dunbrack makes regular trips to Chicago with loads of leather from the tannery here. Last week he was starting his return trip and got stranded in the 24-inch snowfall in...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, January 26, 1967Eugene Simmons attended the State Convention of Prosecuting Attorneys in Wheeling over the weekend. They made plans for entertaining the National Convention at the Greenbrier in August.Mr. Simmons was interviewed on...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, January 19, 1967Fred Burns, Jr., says it is an exciting trip to travel up the mountain on the Cass railroad bed in a truck, also mighty cold on the mountain. His father, Fred,...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, January 12, 1967Police GraduateMrs. 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, January 5, 19671967 BABYThe first baby of the New Year was born on Monday, January 2, 1967, in Pocahontas Memorial Hospital. The baby, a girl, Gina Lynette, was born to Private and Mrs....