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Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, June 27, 1968 Jack Smith got two ripe tomatoes from his garden on June 24, one day later than last year. Jack is usually first with tomatoes, but we want to hear if anybody...

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 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...

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, 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 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 27, 1968 Six yearling heifers belonging to John Wimer, near Hillsboro, were found dead Friday and it is believed they were shot. - - - A car, belonging to William Hylton, of White Sulphur Springs,...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, October 3, 1968 The Lewis Oak stump came tumbling down over the weekend. The tree died and was cut to about a ten-foot stump in the 30s; this was capped and filled with cement....