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Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

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

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Thursday, November 5, 1931OLD GRIST MILLSUnder 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, 1925THE BIG BEARContinued…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, 1925The 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...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Thursday, October 16, 1928The burglar was ransacking the home of the farmer when the farmer came in and asked for an explanation concerning the intrusion, and the burglar said he was hunting for money.The...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Fishing Trip Continued from last week…The fish continued to bite freely and the loads got heavier, and when we came to the mouth of Big Laurel Creek, which pointed back home, there was but one...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Fishing Trip Continued…It was just about noon when we commenced, and we edged down the stream, filling our haversacks with trout and looking for our camping place, and before night we were loaded down with...

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