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Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, February 22, 1968 Boys in Service Specialist Four E-4 Douglas W. McCarty, United States Army has been awarded the Silver Star for gallantry in action in the Republic of Viet Nam on 22 December 1967....

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, February 17, 1966 On February 4, Mrs. Ernest Pyles, who lives near Seebert, went to the chicken house to get an egg or two. In the nest she saw a varmint. Not knowing what...

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, August 18, 1966 Howard McElwee attended the Homecoming at Richwood Saturday. It rained and prevented them from getting logs in the pond for log rolling, etc. Mr. McElwee, 89, who started driving logs at...

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, November 28, 1963 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp   A Nation Mourns An assassin’s bullet ended the life of John Fitzgerald Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States, in Dallas, Texas, Friday, November 22,...

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, January 23, 1964 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp DAM In a telephone conversation with the Department of Natural Resources Tuesday we learned from Dr. Lane and J. D. Brackenrich, engineer, that the preliminary engineering work...

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, July 21, 1966 New Chevrolet Dealer Pryor Chevrolet Company has been sold and will be reopened as Mitchell Chevrolet, Inc. The transfer of dealership has been approved by General Motors. Reid Mitchell is president of the...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, March 16, 1967 Flood Marlinton was pretty much in a state of shock at the realization that we had had a flood such as you read about and it is almost impossible to realize...

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, June 25, 1964 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp F. Hamed, who has been in business and farming in Pocahontas for 57 years, left his home at Green Bank on June 7 to return...