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, 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 17, 1968 Someone brought in a big pullet egg last Wednesday while we were busy printing and no one can remember who it was. However, the egg, laid by a five-month old pullet,...

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...

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, September 11, 1969 Spring Creek in Greenbrier County had a washout Friday night, even worse than the flood August 26. No lives were lost this time, but the house where Mrs. Ella Boggs and...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, November 7, 1968 A big pheasant flew through the glass in the front door at the home of Mrs. Nola Rose at 807 Tenth Avenue, Sunday. Her son, Tommy, was just ready to go...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, September 4, 1969 F.F.B.L. A. R. “Bob” Templeton, Monongahela Power Company agricultural representative visited Mr. and Mrs. Henry C. Hevener and their son, Randall, in connection with the Farming For Better Living program. Sponsored by...

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