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Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, January 25, 1968 WEDDING Miss Katherine Noreen Behan, daughter of Mrs. Elizabeth Behan and the late Joseph Behan, of Dublin, Ireland, became the bride of Walter Fairley Workman, son of Mrs. Sarah Workman, of Baltimore,...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, July 10, 1969 APPRECIATION If you need any moving done, we’re right here to bear testimony that Fred Burns, Sr., and his Burns Motor Freight outfit “can’t be beat.” Monday, the old Kee log house...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, November 14, 1968 About four inches of soft wet snow Saturday, and then a heavy blanket Monday night from a southeastern storm. About a foot with drifting winds closed schools for two days. Only...

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Thursday, July 7, 1965 Buckskin Powder Horn Three hundred and three full time campers were at Buckskin last week. It was the largest in the history of the camp. They started their week’s program on Sunday evening...

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Thursday, February 25, 1965 The weather has been see-sawing back and forth from mild to sub-zero. Two below was reported at Tennant’s Service Station above Frost Monday morning, ten to twelve in town. This followed...

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Thursday, June 12, 1969 Welcome to Pocahontas The best kept secret of recent times was revealed Sunday afternoon as Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, IV, announced plans to build a home near Dunmore. Pocahontas people...

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Thursday, September 28, 1967 ALUMNI 135 Alumni registered for the Marlinton Homecoming on Friday, September 22. Among the oldest graduating classes were the following: 1921 – Alice Moore 1926 – Rebecca Surber and Edna May Bear 1929 – G....

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, August 1, 1968 Hamp Carpenter pulled in a whopping big bass last Thursday at Renick. The 20-inch fish weighed three pounds and ten ounces. He caught it with a soft crawfish on a four-pound...

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