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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, 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, March 20, 1969 Robert McComb, Jr., entered the Army on March 4 and is now training as a Flight Warrant Officer at Fort Polk, Louisiana. - - - Ilean Walton saw a groundhog Monday. She reports...

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, 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, August 28, 1969 Lanty Landis sent his wife in with a big healthy tomato he had raised. It lacks an ounce of weighing four pounds, and it is some tomato. He thinks it is...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, July 17, 1969 Seven boys and girls from Pocahontas County learned about the world of work last week at Jackson’s Mill, where they attended career awareness and career exploration camps. Participants from this county include:...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, April 17, 1969 Clean Up Time Spring is breaking out all over and nature is beautifying the countryside. However, with the coming of spring, the litter also becomes noticeable – and sort of nauseating. Beer...

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