Thursday, May 18, 1967

Boys in Service

PFC Norman B. Vance, 20, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Vance, of Durbin, arrived in Vietnam with the 815th Engineering Battalion.

Vance, a truck driver in the Battalion, and other members of his unit received advanced training at Ft. Belvoir, Virginia, before departure.

PFC Watson Underwood, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Watson Underwood, of Hun-tersville, is home from Germany on a 30 day leave after which he will report to Oakland California, and on to Vietnam.

M.H.S. News

Marlinton High School is fifty years old this month. The school was built in 1917 and its first two graduates were Pearl Carter Ward and William Keene.

Commencement Exercises

Green Bank High School Commencement Exercise will be held Monday, May 29, at 8 p.m.

The speaker will be the Honorable Robert C. Byrd, United States Senator. Superintendent Grey Cassell and J. M. Hamed, Board of Education member, will present the diplomas.

Thomas H. Brown, son of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Brown, of Arbovale, was chosen Valedictorian.

Edwin Good, maintaining a 94.5 average, was chosen as Salutatorian. He is the son of the Rev. and Mrs. Paul S. Good, of Durbin.

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Dr. Gordon Hermanson, President of Davis and Elkins College, will speak to the seniors of Hillsboro High School at Commencement Exercises May 24 at 8 p.m. Superintendent Grey Cassell will present the diplomas.

Gary Wayne Tenney, son of the Rev. and Mrs. Victor Tenney, of Hillsboro, will deliver the valedictory address.

Frances Jean Wilfong, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Burley Wilfong, of Buckeye, has been chosen as Salutatorian for the graduating class.

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Dr. Reed Davis, West Virginia Institute of Technology, will speak to the Marlinton High School Class of 1967 at 8 p.m. in the Marlinton Methodist Church.

Steve Jackson, son of Mrs. Lucy Jackson, of Marlinton, has been named Valedictorian.

Lura June McElwee, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. E. McElwee, of Marlinton, will be the Salutatorian.

Pocahontas Tops Wool Sale

The Pocahontas County Wool Pool, selling as Region 6 among the eight regions of the state, sold for the top price at the wool sale held in Elkins. The National Worsted Wool Company of Jamestown, New York, was the successful bidder.

To date, Pocahontas is the highest selling wool in the country, topping Highland County, Virginia.

The wool sales committee for the local pool was made up of Richard McNeel, Sherman Beard, Donald Vandevender, John Coyner and Walter Jett.


Mr. and Mrs. Frank Weatherholt, of Marlinton, are announcing the marriage of their daughter, Pamela Lynn, to Wayne Lonnie Beverage, son of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Beverage, also of Marlinton.

There will be an open church wedding for Miss Jenny Dorthena Workman to Penick Winters Rose Saturday, May 20, 1967 at four o’clock at the Lobelia Methodist Church.


Born to Mr. and Mrs. Eldon Fertig, of Dunmore, a son, named Joseph Dorse.

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Dean, Jr., of Minnehaha Springs, twins, a boy and a girl, named Dana Elizabeth and Dwayne Christopher.

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Edward Wiley, of Beard, a son.

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Billie Joe Broyles, of Medina, Ohio, a daughter, Billie Jean.

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Michael F. Sharp, of San Juan, Puerto Rico, a son, named Michael Thomas.

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Lonnie McLaughlin, of Washington, D. C., a daughter, named Julie Ann. The mother is the former Phyllis Clutter, of Marlinton.

Born to Dr. and Mrs. Virgil Curry, of Fort Bragg, North Carolina, a daughter, named Lucy Jane Callison.

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Arden Curry, of Charleston, a daughter, named Susan Louise.


Guy E. Dean, 73, of Lobelia; burial in the Lobelia Cemetery.

Darley Otie Workman, 50, of Hillsboro; born at Seebert, a son of Mrs. Bessie Workman, of Valley Bend, and the late Solomon Workman. Burial in Oak Grove Cemetery at Hillsboro.

Ernest O. Long, 52, of Alderson; born at Bartow, a son of the late Benjamin Franklin and Mary Susan Cameron Long. Burial in Mountain View Cemetery.

Mrs. Mary Sheets Varner 59, of North Madison, Ohio. Born at Cass, a daughter of Griffie A. and Bertie L. Sheets. Burial in the Arbovale Cemetery.

Manuel L. McNeill, of Baltimore, Maryland; son of Mr. and Mrs. Arnot McNeill, of Marlinton. Burial in the Oakland Cemetery in Hampton, Virginia.

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