Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, May 25, 1967 Scenic Highway A wide ribbon through the Endless Mountains – a drive to refresh one’s spirits. I look forward to that drive from Cranberry over Black Mountain to Williams River, then to...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, May 18, 1967 Boys in Service PFC Norman B. Vance, 20, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Vance, of Durbin, arrived in Vietnam with the 815th Engineering Battalion. Vance, a truck driver in the...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, May 11, 1967 The volunteer fire departments of our County depend upon donations to carry on their valuable work. The men donate their time but equipment is expensive. At this time of honoring these...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, May 4, 1967 Planning Money A most welcome telephone call came from Senator Jennings Randolph’s office Monday (Miss Nancy Jo Morgan was given the honor of making the call to her hometown) announcing the approval...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, April 27, 1967 Mrs. Wayne Bailey took two of her French students, Michael Sheets and Darlene Sharp, to Bluefield Saturday where they took the National French Test at Bluefield High School. This is the...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, April 20, 1967 GOLDEN HORSESHOE The county winners in the West Virginia Golden Horseshoe test are: Richard Wilmore, Durbin; Charles Cover, Durbin; David Horne, Green Bank; George Scott, Green Bank; Shirley Tibbs, Marlinton... These students...

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, April 6, 1967 FIRES The Marlinton Volunteer Fire Department had a big day Friday, in fact, Fire Chief Fred Burns, Jr. says the last three months with 15 fires and the flood have been the...