Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, November 9, 1966 Farming for Better Living After a start in 1949 with 88 acres, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Shinaberry now own 1,100 acres of the beautiful...

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, November 3, 1966 M.H.S. News Keeping with their motto, “GRIND GREEN BANK,” the Copperheads took their 1966 Homecoming game by a thrilling 26 – 14 victory over their county rivals, the Green Bank Golden Eagles....

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, October 27, 1966 There is a pernicious rumor making the rounds that more people voted in Pocahontas than are registered. In the last election only 79 percent of the registered voters actually voted, and this...

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, October 20, 1966 Squirrels were scarce Saturday, as is the food for them. The day was windy. Several turkeys were killed. Brill’s Exxon Servicenter checked five, ranging from 4 to 9 pounds. Camera Drive A...

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, October 13, 1966 Mr. and Mrs. Hobert Friel, of Marlinton, were presented the Bronze Star Medal (posthumously) awarded to their son, Pfc. Luster C. Friel, who lost his life April 15, 1966, in the...

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, October 6, 1966 Bear Mr. and Mrs. Glen Kelley (in a car) met a bear Sunday afternoon on the Knapps Creek road. The bear was coming from Brushy Mountain across the creek toward Lockridge Mountain....

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, September 29, 1966 Bear A 300-pound bear proved to be no match for an automobile Monday on Kennison Mountain. An automobile driven by a man ...