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 29, 1969 People from this side of the mountain were a distinct minority in the forestry meeting at the Cranberry Visitors Center Friday night; more came from Richwood. This was our first meeting with...

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, May 22, 1969 Boys and Girls in Service Marvin Perry, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Perry, of Marlinton, has been promoted to Sergeant. Sergeant Perry is with the 101st Airborne Division (Air Mobile). They...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, May 8, 1969 The Marlinton Rotary Clubs had a work meeting Monday night and really made the brush fly they tell us. The men are clearing the area around the Andrew Price Memorial Monument,...

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 10, 1969 APPRECIATION If you need any moving done, we’re right here to bear testimony that Fred Burns, Sr., and his Burns Motor Freight outfit “can’t be beat.” Monday, the old Kee log house...

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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