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...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, December 12, 1968 Killed in Action Word was received last Friday that Sergeant John Ray “Chipper” Williams had been wounded and died in hostile action in Viet Nam. The body will be returned to Marlinton...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, April 24, 1969 Boys and Girls in Service Sergeant Joel W. Callison arrived home April 11, after a year’s tour of duty in Viet Nam where he served as rifleman and forward observer with Co....

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, August 21, 1969 Killed in Viet Nam Word was received last Wednesday, August 18, 1969, of the death in Viet Nam of Major Kenneth Hamrick, 32, son of Dr. K. J. Hamrick. Major Hamrick’s wife and...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, May 15, 1969 Boys in Service PFC John Madison arrived in Korea where he will spend the next 16 months. He spent a 15-day leave with his mother, Mrs. Virginia Lovell, and other relatives... He...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, May 1, 1969 TOWN NEEDS This is written before any town candidates have been nominated so we direct it to all candidates. We think all town councils should face anew the fact that town governments...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, June 26, 1969 DAM DEDICATED Buffalo Fork Dam, near Bartow and Thornwood, was dedicated Wednesday and the valves were closed Thursday to allow the 21-acre impoundment to fill. Taking part in the dedication were Randolph...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, July 3, 1969 Grady Chestnut, of Neola, will be remembered as the serviceman who returned from a tour of duty in Vietnam, and, while at home on furlough, on August 11, 1967, with a...

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