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 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, September 25, 1969 Last Buffalo? We had an interesting visitor recently who was looking for a clipping from The Pocahontas Times about the last buffalo seen east of the Mississippi in the Greenbrier River at...

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, 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, 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, October 23, 1969 Bill Buzzard and Ulric Alderman found a native chestnut in the Buckleys, 20 feet high, big enough to climb, and picked about a quart of chestnuts. The limbs were bent down...

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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