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Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

December 8, 1927 Game Notes The other night some citizens of the Frost neighborhood were coming from Highland county. As they topped the Alleghany they noticed in the moonlight something coming down the path which follows...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

November 1927 Sherman Gibson, of Knapps Creek, grew over a thousand bushels of corn on nine acres of ground this year. This field, some years ago, was considered poor land, but through the judicious use...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

November 1927 Edgar Varner, who broke jail at Marlinton a few weeks ago, was shot and killed by an officer in Highland county last Wednesday, in resisting arrest. After Varner had broken jail, he stole...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

November 1927 Hunting is the order of the day. That phrase used to be a convention with the staff of Times writers. Forty years ago when we would write a piece for the paper, and...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Thursday, November 14, 1927 Withrow McClintic saved and counted the beans from one stalk in his garden this season. The number was 1,393. PANTHER Editor, Pocahontas Times; The more chapters I read of this Panther Story now appearing...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Thursday, November 5, 1931 OLD GRIST MILLS Under the caption “Our Old Grist Mills,” Charles Carpenter writes a piece for the November number of the West Virginia Review. He writes as follows about the McNeel mill...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Thursday, May 28, 1925 THE BIG BEAR Continued… There was some fear that the old bear had moved out on Sunday, as the two hounds from the lumber camp had run a fox all around and through...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

May 28, 1925 The champion fish taken so far was caught by Gene Kinnison at Kinnison Station – a blue cat, 34 inches long, weighing 40 pounds. Jim Workman and Gene Kinnison cut a bee...

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