Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, June 19, 1969 RETIRING Mr. H. A. Yeager has had a long and honorable career as a teacher, coach and administrator in the public schools of West Virginia. At the conclusion of the present school...

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, 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, January 16, 1969 Great News A most welcome call came from the office of Senator Jennings Randolph last Friday announcing a cash grant to the Town of Marlinton for $145,590 from the Federal Water Pollution...

Fifty Years Ago

January 30, 1969 Monongahela National Forest On December 20, 1968, the J. B. Belcher Lumber Company, of Kenova, was the successful bidder for the Big Spruce Timber Sale area in the Monongahela National Forest. This sale...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, June 5, 1969 BEAR Argile Arbogast shot THE Bear last Wednesday; four hundred pounds, right on the nose, when they weighed him on Ralph Burns’ scales. He was an older bear, eight to ten years...

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, January 23, 1969 An audience of 1,000 appliance dealers and sales people, home-builders and contractors met in Clarksburg January 22 to hear one of the nation’s outstanding sales training teams, Marilyn Van Derbur, television...

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