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Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, February 16, 1967 The 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, March 2, 1967 Snow on Monday and through the night piled up to a depth of from seven to 12 inches and gave school holidays Tuesday and Wednesday. Last Friday there was a regular...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, March 9, 1967 FLOOD Heavy rains and melting snow sent the creeks and rivers on a rampage Monday night and Tuesday morning. They rose fast Monday night and still it rained hard. In Marlinton the...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, February 9, 1967 The 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, 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, February 2, 1967 Eugene 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, 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...