Thursday, August 24, 1967

Jeryl Duncan, of Buckeye, killed a snake in their garden; he took it to his neighbor, Ellsworth Buck, and he and his father, Ed Buck, verified it as a big fat copperhead.

Green Bank Gold Eagles

The Green Bank High School Golden Eagles will play Franklin September 1 at home.

The players are Bill Moore, David Waybright, Burke Whitmire, Larry Wooddell, Ronnie Wooddell, Bob Crist, Larry Matheny, Neil Horner, Larry Plyler, Randall Shears, James Brown, Terry Grimes, Garry Arbogast, Bob Kuhlken, Harold Tyson, Mike Crist, David McLaughlin, Steve Hamed, Henry Shinaberry and Eddie Tallman
Coach, Kenneth Vance. Managers, Roger Barkley and William Waybright.

Research Grant

Dr. Kirklyn M. Kerr has received a Public Heath Service grant to study the role of mycoplasma in heart disease. The grant will total approximately $105,000 for a period of three years…

The research proposed by Dr. Kerr will be conducted on experimental animals. It is hoped the results of this research will be applicable to certain heart diseases of man, such as rheumatic fever…

Previous work done by Dr. Kerr with mycoplasma, while at West Virginia University, has attracted world wide attention…


Born to Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Gene Cornell, of Clover Lick, a son, named Robert W.

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Corbett, of Cass, a son.

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Carpenter, of Arbovale, a daughter. The mother is the former Shirley McLaughlin.

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Woodford Lantz, of Durbin, a son. The mother is the former Joan Collins.

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Lonnie Gragg, of Durbin, a daughter. The mother is the former Norma Johnson.

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Dwaine Schiebel, of Arbovale, a son. The mother is the former Wanda Nance.

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Gum, of Lewisburg, a daughter, named Kerry Lynn.

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Richard G. Bryant, of Marlinton, a son. The mother is the former Irene Phyllis Sweeney.

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Gerald P. Simmons, of Hillsboro, a son, named Gerald Paul, Junior. The mother is the former Barbara Switzer, of Droop.

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Paul Cooper, of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, a son, named Jeffrey Lee. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Cooper, of Marlinton.


John Gilmer Sharp, 52, of Frost, a son of the late Clifton C. and Mary Jane Johnson Sharp. Burial in the Sharp Cemetery at Frost.

Lucian J. Hawkins, 49, died from accidental drowning in Knapps Creek above Huntersville. Mr. Hawkins and his wife operated the dining hall at Watoga. Burial in Mountain View Cemetery.

Richard P. Jones, 59, Superintendent of the Marlinton Tannery of the International Shoe Company. Burial in Montogomery Cemetery in Alton, Illinois.

Zed Ellwood “Buck” Weatherholt, 43, was accidentally killed when he fell beneath the wheels of a truck driven by Forrest McChesney on Rt. 219 above Marlinton. He was a son of Mrs. Edith Hoover Weatherholt and the late Charles T. Weatherholt. Burial in Mountain View Cemetery.

William Harvey Cackley, 73, of Mill Point. He was the only son of the late Franklin Lee and Virginia Nottingham Cackley. Burial in the Oak Grove Cemetery at Hillsboro.

Kent Roy Galford, 57, of Elkins, formerly of Marlinton; born at Green Bank, he was a son of Mrs. Ruth Hudson Galford McLaughlin, of Huntersville, and the late Glen Galford. Burial in the Arbovale Cemetery.

Full military services for M-Sergeant Leroy E. Spitzer were held in the Davis-Monthan Air Force Chapel in Tucson, Arizona. The native of West Virginia died at Lackland Air Force Base hospital, San Antonio, Texas, following an operation. Burial in Tucson Memorial Park Eastlawn Cemetery.

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