Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, April 15, 1965 Charles McElwee, a Charleston attorney, was named last week by Governor Hulett Smith to guide the campaign of education and information concerning the constitutional convention to be voted on in November....

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, May 12, 1965 Temperatures dropped to 20 Tuesday morning with a little snow flying Monday night. Sunday it was close to 80. Bear Farmers over Elk have been plagued by bear and last year at least...

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, March 2, 1966 BIG EGG Mrs. Minnie Kessler, of Cass, sent us a big egg that measures six and one-half inches around the middle and eight inches around the ends. It had two yolks. Ernest Kelley...

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, September 16, 1965 Ground was broken Monday for a new Southern States store building next to the railroad above Richardson’s warehouse. Jack Brown is the contractor. Rain came in abundance over the weekend. Z. S....

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, January 30, 1964 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp The rains and warm weather swelled the rivers and creeks and took the ice out for the third time last Saturday. Boys and Girls in Service Private Harry...

Thursday, January 9, 1964 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp BEAR It seems we missed a lot of bear killing in November. Howard Mullens tackled a 250 pound male bear on Red Lick Mountain with a .22 that...

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, February 6, 1964 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp At the sale of about 3,000 MBF of timber on Williams River by the Forest Service Monday, a record was set when the biddings went to...