Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, April 15, 1965 Charles McElwee, a Charleston attorney, was named last week by Governor Hulett Smith to guide the campaign of education and information concerning the constitutional convention to be voted on in November....

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, April 18, 1968 Killed in Action Douglas W. McCarty Mr. and Mrs. Dale J. McCarty, of Frost, were notified Friday that their son, Sergeant Douglas Wayne McCarty, had been killed in action in Viet Nam on...

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, March 2, 1967 Snow on Monday and through the night piled up to a depth of from seven to 12 inches and gave school holidays Tuesday and Wednesday. Last Friday there was a regular...

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, September 22, 1966 The H-P Store received considerable damage to its storefront Sunday night about 10:45 when it was hit by a car driven by David Michael Ferguson, of Elliston, Virginia, coming east on...

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, February 27, 1964 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp They tell me the snow is high on a man’s chest back on the mountains and Murrill Colburn was in the office Monday remarking that Sunday...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, December 21, 1967 Coach Elmer Friel received a certificate for a color television set from Fred Burns, president of the Marlinton Chamber of Commerce, with the congratulations for him and the Marlinton High football...