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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, 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, 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, December 11, 1969 CHRISTMAS 1969 What Does It Mean to Us? Sherman Markley, Pastor Minnehaha Springs Methodist Church A new Christmas Season is upon us and most of our hearts are filled with joy at the prospect of...

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, 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, December 4, 1969 HURRY A Southern Airways DC-9 Jet is being chartered for a trip to Atlanta for the Peach Bowl Game between West Virginia and University of South Carolina December 30. The plane will...

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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