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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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Thursday, April 16, 1964 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp Ollie Tacy, of Cass, wasn’t able to buck the snowdrifts as usual this winter but he did get one wildcat and one fox. In the last...

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Thursday, March 25, 1965 Spring sneaked in Saturday with snow and cold wind, and Sunday morning the temperature dropped to 7 here in town with some reports of below zero. March came in like a...

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Thursday, April 9, 1964 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp M.H.S. We are very happy to announce that our debate team, Carolyn Dean and Marsha Madison, came in first in the Debate Contest at White Sulphur High...

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Thursday, September 5, 1968 Pulpyard to Open John F. L. Bell, Wood Procurement Forester for the Covington mill of the West Virginia Pulp and Paper Company, has announced that the Company plans to re-open their Marlinton...

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Thursday, September 3, 1964 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp   Recently the question was raised as to the difference between poison oak and poison ivy. As far as I can find out, poison oak is found...

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Thursday, August 26, 1965 Clarence L. Barlow, of Tenth Street, Marlinton, favored us with two super-size beefsteak tomatoes. One was six inches across and tipped the scales at a fraction over two pounds and the...

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Thursday, August 27, 1964   We let last week pass without mentioning the cold spell. On August 15 the temperature reports varied from 32 in Green Bank District, 34 on Williams River, to 36 and 38 in...

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