Echoes of the Previous is a group of historic articles curated from The Virginian Overview and different publications archived since 1914. You might be uncovered to content material that you simply discover offensive or objectionable. For historic functions and accuracy, articles are reprinted of their unique, unedited type, and don’t mirror the opinions and beliefs of the writer.
September 21, 1923
99 Years In the past
“Dry” Regulation Fines Web Massive Sum
Alleghany has added a complete in fines in prohibition and different instances to the state literary fund for the 12 months from September 1922, to September 1923, to the quantity of $4,700.96, in accordance with the report made to the State Auditor by Clerk of Court docket Olin J. Payne. The income gathered in prohibition fines alone for the 12 months was $2,474.40, whereas the fines imposed by the court docket for different causes amounted to $2,226.56. The quantity collected from the prohibition fines goes to the maintenance of the state literary fund.
September 21, 1937
85 Years In the past
No Additional Phrase From Lacking Man
At midday at the moment, the household of Charles A. King, Clifton Forge man who has been lacking for 4 years, had obtained no additional phrase of his whereabouts than the telegram which arrived Sunday afternoon from Cullman, Ala., saying that he was in poor health and wished to return dwelling. C.P. King left yesterday morning for the Alabama city to research the message and to find out if it was truly despatched by his son. Some phrase from the elder Mr. King is predicted in Clifton Forge this afternoon.
September 21, 1962
60 Years In the past
Deadly Mishap Case Is Despatched To Grand Jury
The case of a Richmond man, charged with involuntary manslaughter, was despatched to the grand jury at the moment following a preliminary listening to in Alleghany County court docket, with Choose R.E. Dyche presiding. The costs had been introduced following an car accident in Cliftondale Park east of Clifton Forge, on Route 60, on the night of August 2, 1962, during which James H. Akers, 23, additionally of Richmond, was fatally injured.
September 21, 1987
35 Years In the past
CHS Band Wins Award
The Covington Excessive College Band Rifle and Flag Corps received six trophies Saturday on the Sixth Annual Greenbrier East Marching Traditional held at Fairlea. Within the navy inspection held previous to the competitors, the band scored 195 out of a attainable 200 factors. The 90-member band and accompanying rifle and flags are directed by Earl Shaffer.
September 21, 2012
10 Years In the past
Waving To Endeavor
Within the photograph beneath offered by the Southwest Photograph Financial institution, former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and husband, former astronaut Mark Kelly, watch the House Shuttle Endeavor fly over Tucson, Arizona on its solution to Los Angeles, Thursday. Kell, Endeavor’s final commander, requested that the shuttle go over Tucson to honor Giffords, who’s recovering after struggling a head wound in a capturing rampage final 12 months.