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Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, October 31, 1968 About an inch of snow accumulated on the mountains Friday night for the first snow. Someone said The Pocahontas Times used to report the first snow with the old prediction that...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, April 10, 1969 Dies in Viet Nam Word was received Tuesday, of the death in Viet Nam Saturday of James Daugherty from wounds received a week before. He is the oldest son of Mr. and...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, December 5, 1968 Missing in Action Mrs. D. W. Williams was notified Tuesday morning that her son, John Ray “Chipper” Williams, has been missing near Da Nang, Viet Nam, since Thanksgiving Day. Remember Our Flag Pearl Harbor...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, July 24, 1969 Our Men in Service Dak To, Vietnam – The enemy ambush was well planned but it didn’t work. Army Specialist Four Danny A. Sheets, of Green Bank, and his comrades got...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, October 16, 1969 Men in Service Army Private First Class Lewis E. Lacy, 22, whose mother, Mrs. Ruth F. Lacy, lived at Seebert, was assigned to the 1st Signal Brigade in Vietnam, as a power...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, October 2, 1969 The Marlinton Tannery is cutting production from 800 to 600 hides per day, beginning Monday of this week. This will probably result in the loss of 25 to 30 jobs by...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, November 14, 1968 About four inches of soft wet snow Saturday, and then a heavy blanket Monday night from a southeastern storm. About a foot with drifting winds closed schools for two days. Only...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, October 9, 1969 Moro Beard, of Arbovale, reported 24 degrees and ice at Arbovale last Thursday morning. No fog. Temperatures in the 80s Sunday afternoon, but a distinct change Tuesday. Rain and snow reported from...

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