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...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, March 27, 1969 Killed in Action Specialist Fourth Class Jackie Lee Rexrode, 20, of Bartow, was killed in hostile action near Da Nang in Viet Nam on Wednesday, March 19, 1969, about four o’clock in...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, December 19, 1968 Killed in Action Sergeant John Ray “Chipper” Williams, of the United States Army, died of wounds received in combat action on Friday, November 29, 1968, in Viet Nam. He would have been...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, January 29, 1970 Fireman of the Year Reed Wilfong was named Fireman of the Year at the annual banquet of the Marlinton Volunteer Fire Department held at the Marlinton High School last Friday night. Kenneth Faulknier,...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, October 10, 1968 Work is progressing on a new home for Mr. and Mrs. Dharl Dever below Marvin Chapel Church. Rev. and Mrs. Carl E. Boggs spent the weekend in Beckley. They were accompanied by...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, August 8, 1968 Mrs. T. D. Moore seems to have an eye for four-leaf clovers. On July 9, she found 23 four-leaf and five five-leaf clovers; on the 23rd, she found 28 four-leaf, and...

Fifty Years Ago

February 6, 1969 The groundhog certainly did not see his shadow here on Sunday. - - - The sleet storm last week brought to the remembrance of P. W. Underwood a big storm in the winter of...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, March 6, 1969 Our Boys in Service Sp-5 William C. Vandevender returned home December 3, after a year of duty in Vietnam. He is now stationed in Freiburg, Germany. Army Specialist Four Dewey H. Ervine, Jr.,...

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