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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, 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...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, August 7, 1969 Mrs. Lloyd Woods was in to say she heard a katydid on July 20 and a screech owl the next night. We heard the first katydid this past week; others said...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, July 31, 1969 A 43-inch rattlesnake with nine rattlers was killed by Nelson Scott, less than 25 feet from Snowden Kershner’s home on Droop July 22. Rattlesnakes are seldom seen on the mountain and...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, August 14, 1969 Silver Star Specialist Four Jack Lee Rexrode was killed in action March 19, 1969, in Viet Nam. Last Wednesday, August 6, his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Rexrode, of Frank, were presented...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, September 7, 1967   Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Moore and son, Jackie, spent Labor Day weekend in Nashville, Tennessee, with their son, James, who is a student at the Auto Diesel College there. He is...

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