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, November 26, 1964 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp   The pleasant Indian Summer brought forth some forsythia bushes into almost full bloom and a new crop of dandelions. But a change was bound to come...

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, April 2, 1964 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp   Television Shows Scenes and people of Pocahontas are shown in a new television show, “Edge of the Future,” to be shown over state stations the next two...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, February 27, 1969 Boys and Girls in Service Staff Sergeant Edward G. Rockafellow has been awarded the Air Force Commendation Medal. Sergeant Rockafellow distinguished himself by meritorious service as an aircraft electrical repairman at Udorn...

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, 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....

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, June 13, 1968 Lightning struck twice in Marlinton Tuesday afternoon, hitting the Marlinton Hotel around the chimney, knocking a little plaster loose, with smoke but no fire, and knocking Tom Long from the bathroom...

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...

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