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Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, June 20, 1968 Pioneer Days Now is the time to start preparing for the Pioneer Days Parade. In these times of rockets going to the moon, it is interesting and worthwhile to show the youngsters...

Fifty Years Ago

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...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, November 16, 1967 Hillsboro Junior Play Becoming a young lady can be quite an ordeal, especially if you are a dyed-in-the-wool tomboy, as is Clementine Kelley. Being a tomboy can also be a problem if...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, August 15, 1968 Killed In Action Marshall David Wolford, 21, of Youngstown, Ohio, a native of Pocahontas County, was killed in Viet Nam last Thursday, August 8, 1968. Born February 11, 1947, at Durbin, he was...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, September 12, 1968 Mrs. Gerald McNeill, of the Hill Top Grocery, came in with this worm-like thing that stretched out to six inches. It was distinctly marked with stripes and antennae like a snail....

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, August 8, 1968 Mrs. T. D. Moore seems to have an eye for four-leaf clovers. On July 9, she found 23 four-leaf and five five-leaf clovers; on the 23rd, she found 28 four-leaf, and...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, September 19, 1968 Wounded in Action Sp-4 Joel S. Callison was wounded August 22 in Viet Nam, receiving a grenade shrapnel wound in the left shoulder. He is recovering satisfactorily in the 91st Evacuation hospital...