Thursday, May 4, 1967

Planning Money

A most welcome telephone call came from Senator Jennings Randolph’s office Monday (Miss Nancy Jo Morgan was given the honor of making the call to her hometown) announcing the approval by the Housing and Urban Development of $66,570 in three public works planning advances to finance planning of new school facilities in Pocahontas County. The whole project, when completed, will cost $1,750,000…

Town Council

A building permit was given to Carrie Jack for a Jim Walter home.

They voted to buy a small mower for the Cemetery and a battery charger.

Boys and Girls in Service

In a ceremony at Headquarters Marine Corps, Arlington, Virginia, Gy. Sgt. Robert J. Workman was transferred from active duty to Fleet Marine Corps Reserve after having completed 20 years’ active service.

Upon retirement Mr. Workman has accepted a position as computer programmer and systems analyst, with Smithsonian Institute in Washington, D. C.

He is the son of Mrs. Blanch Workman, of Marlinton…

Gunners Mate Second Class Leroy A. Hill, USN, son of Clifton Hill, of Green Bank, is in the Mediterranean as part of the Sixth Fleet aboard the destroyer USS Borie…

Army Private First Class Samuel D. Rider Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel D. Rider, of Marlinton, is participating in a three week field training exercise conducted by the 18th Infantry near Wildflecken, Germany…

Airman First Class Sidney A. Jack, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert A. Jack, of Marlinton, has arrived for duty at Zaragoza AB, Spain…


Born to Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Underwood, of Marlinton, a daughter, named Michelle Lynn.

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Grogg, of Baltimore, Maryland, a daughter, named Lisa Anne. The mother is the former Barbara Jean Simmons.

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Charles Oliver, of Petersburg, a son, named Denny Robert. The mother is the former Louise Hollandsworth.

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Richard Townsend, of Blacksburg, Virginia, a son, named Christopher Lee. Maternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Kelley, of Dunmore.

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Austin Barlow, a son, named Kevin Blaine. The mother is the former Linda Goldizen.


Miss Margaret Rebecca LaRue, 81, of Hillsboro; born at Millboro Springs, Virginia, a daughter of the late Francis T. and Agnes A. Burns LaRue. Burial in Oak Grove Cemetery.

Winters A. Dunbrack, 60, of Marlinton; a son of the late George and Harriet Ryder Dunbrack. Burial in Mountain View Cemetery.

Mrs. Mary Ethel Lockridge Herold Dixon, 76, of Petersburg, Florida; a daughter of the late Horace Moser and Mary Margaret Milligan Lockridge. Burial in the Huntersville Cemetery.

William Blakely King, Sr., 90, formerly of Marlinton; a son of the late Edwin Dorsey and Mary Margaret Vandervort King. Burial in the family cemetery at Clover Lick.

Roy Emery Cain, 78, of Huntersville; a son of the late William H. and Katie Cain. Burial in the Mount Zion Church Cemetery.

George Preston Hill, 78, of Hillsboro; a son of the late Peter and Margaret Whiting Hill. Burial in Oak Grove Cemetery.

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