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Thursday, August 22, 1968

The Buckeye Schoolhouse and lot were sold Saturday to Carl Gladwell for $1,400. No bid was received on the Marlinton school.

The Marlinton grades will be housed in the first floor of the Graded School with five classes in the Marlinton Methodist Church and one class in the American Legion Hall. The fifth and sixth grades of the Huntersville area will go to the Huntersville school.

Boys in Service

Interior Communications Electrician Fireman Harry R. Aldridge, USN, son of Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Aldridge, of Arbovale, is serving aboard the nuclear-powered guided missile cruiser USS Long Beach in the Gulf of Tonkin…

Hospitalman Second Class Danny J. Wilfong, USN, 25, son of Earl E. Wilfong, of Bartow, and husband of Mrs. Barbara Wilfong, of Durbin, is helping to provide medical assistance while serving in Vietnam as a member of the First Marine Division…

Airman Donald K. Sharp, USN, 22, son of Mr. and Mrs. Grant Sharp, of Mill Point, is serving aboard the U. S. Navy’s newest attack carrier, the USS America. As a crew member, he is helping to provide air support to U. S. and Allied ground forces in South Vietnam…

Airman Michael L. McMann, son of Mr. and Mrs. Orr Lee McMann, of Marlinton, has completed basic training at Lackland AFB, Texas. He is now assigned as a security policeman with a unit of the Air Training Command at Keesler AFB, Mississippi.

4-H and FFA Fair

The annual 4-H and FFA Fair, which ended Saturday, drew many exhibitors from throughout the county. A total of 415 projects were exhibited. Many of the blue ribbon projects are now on exhibition at the State Fair.

Lynn Beard, a member of Hillsboro Pep To Win Club, showed the Grand Champion Baby Beef, with the Reserve Champion going to Donald McNeel of the same club…

Tommy Corbett, of the Frost Trailblazers Club, showed the only Purebred Sheep. In the Market Lamb division, Steve Barnisky, of the Edray Producers, showed the Champion Pen as well as the Champion Single lamb. Roger Sharp of the Brushy Flat Hunters Club, showed the Reserve Champion Pen with the Reserve Champion Single going to Price Barlow, of the Dunmore Mountaineers Club.

Jane Callison, of the Green Valley Loyal Workers Club, of Beard, showed two real nice Holstein heifers and to develop interest, brought along two baby heifer calves only one week old.

One of the highlights of the Friday night show was the Style Revue narrated by Harriet Johnson.

Hillsboro Red Devils

Football Squad: Verlin Birchfield, Gary Carpenter, Marshall Clutter, Ernest Dearfield, Bobby Dean, Richard Fowler, John Hill, Tommy Hill, Robert Hilleary, Mike Jack, Larry Jefferson, Wayne Kershner, Steve Lamb, Donald McNeel, Bucky Moore, Donald Moore, John Shields, Dennis Vaughan, James Wade, Richard Workman, Tommy Workman.


Hollandsworth – Workman

Wesley Chapel united Methodist Church was the scene July 27 1968, for the wedding of Miss Elizabeth Workman and Joseph Hollandsworth.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James A. Workman, and the bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Denver Hollandsworth, all of Hillsboro.


Born to Mr. and Mrs. Walker Beverage, of Marlinton, a son, named James Walker.

Born to Mr. and Mrs. William Taylor, of Dunmore, a daughter, named Brenda Lee.

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Franklin B. Mann, of Clover Lick, a son, named Richard Franklin.


Mrs. Mattie Jordan Alexander, 82, of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; born at Huntersville, a daughter of the late Aaron and Jennie Jordan. Burial in the family cemetery between Hunt-ersville and Minnehaha Springs.

Mrs. Lena Daisey Dean, 83, of East Rainelle; burial in Mountain View Cemetery.

Homer J. Pritt, 47, of Buckeye, a son of the late Abraham and Irene Morrison Pritt. He was employed by R. S. Burruss Lumber Company. Burial in Oak Grove Cemetery in Hillsboro.

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