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Firemen Appreciation Bash January 12

Pocahontas County and surrounding area residents can show their gratitude for firefighters throughout the county at the Firemen Appreciation Bash January 12, at the Pocahontas County Opera House from 3 to 7 p.m. It will be an afternoon of fun, music, food and fellowship. Come for all four hours, or come and listen to a bit of music, eat from...

Ralph Moore

Ralph M. Moore, II, age 46, passed away, Sunday, December 22, 2013, at his residence in Riverton, Illinois. The family plans to have a memorial service in Pennsylvania and in West Virginia in the spring. Services are entrusted to Walker Funeral Services, 2300 East Cook Street, Springfield, IL 62703.  

eTimes for December 26, 2013

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Preserving Pocahontas

The McNeel Mill at Mill Point is pictured on this Christmas Card from the 1940s. Preserving Pocahontas echoes the greeting. “Merry Christmas” to you all. And Happy New Year! Photo from the Preserving Pocahontas Archives, ID: PHP000513 Access the “Preserving Pocahontas” Digital Library at www.pocahontaspreservation.org or www.preserv ingpocahontas.org If you have photographs or documents to be scanned for the county...

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, December 25, 1913   A modest and refined cow of Winsted, Connecticut, refused to be milked until the man who had bought her put on a skirt. She had been raised by two old maids. Mike Cavanaugh, a woodsman, aged about 33 years, was found dead in bed at Breakarm’s restaurant at Cass Wednesday morning. He had been on a protracted spree....

WVU Extension

Garden Calendars available now The 2014 West Virginia University Extension Service Garden Calendar is now available. As always, the calendar is filled with tips and helpful information from WVU Extension experts to help you get the most out of your vegetable or flower gardens. The new garden calendar also celebrates 100 years of Extension, telling the story of the 1914 Smith-Lever Act...

100-Years-Ago

Dear Editor: I am sending you a print copy and a disc of three wonderful stories written by my father, Stanley Klein, about growing up in Marlinton in the early 1900s. I hope that your readers would enjoy learning about my father’s adventures in Marlinton over 100 years ago. Stanley Klein was born in Marlinton in 1905. His father, Lou,...