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Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, October 20, 1966 Squirrels were scarce Saturday, as is the food for them. The day was windy. Several turkeys were killed. Brill’s Exxon Servicenter checked five, ranging from 4 to 9 pounds. Camera Drive A...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, October 26, 1967 Tank Explodes A tar tank exploded at the Green Bank State Road Garage last Tuesday, and Lee Dean and Ralph Good, of Hillsboro, suffered burns on their arms and faces. They were...

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, June 10, 1965 Bear The bear who had been killing Kyle Hannah’s sheep was killed by Arthur Friel last Friday on Gibson’s Knob on Elk. Oscar Sharp and his dogs had just jumped the bear,...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, April 25, 1968 Sp.-4 Anthony W. (Bill) Hall, Jr., of Hillsboro, was a special escort for the body of his fellow soldier, Sergeant Watson Underwood, last week. He was with Sergeant Underwood when he...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, November 21, 1968 BEAR Richwood News Leader Editor Bronson McClung tells of Ed Buck’s encounter with a bear in Pocahontas while he was bow hunting recently. Mr. Buck, a well-known naturalist, is the father of...

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, July 30, 1964 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp   Snakes Rev. W. E. Pierce killed a 45-inch rattlesnake last week on the road from the office at Seneca State Forest to the lake. The snake...

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, January 23, 1964 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp DAM In a telephone conversation with the Department of Natural Resources Tuesday we learned from Dr. Lane and J. D. Brackenrich, engineer, that the preliminary engineering work...

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, May 5, 1966 The thermometer read 20 Tuesday morning at the Scout Camp. Skies cleared Monday evening after days of bountiful rain. BEAR A big old bear killed two sheep and a lamb for Leonard and...