Thursday, September 27, 1968

Six yearling heifers belonging to John Wimer, near Hillsboro, were found dead Friday and it is believed they were shot.

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A car, belonging to William Hylton, of White Sulphur Springs, was destroyed by fire Saturday north of Hillsboro and on Tuesday, Berlin Dean’s car caught fire but was not damaged much.

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Mr. and Mrs. June Herold are building a new home at the foot of Cemetery Road. Virgil Tacy, Sr., of Elkins, is the builder.

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Wayne Bailey says the turkey crop is pretty good this year, but the poor grouse population has the game biologists puzzled. There are lots of deer. He did not have any reports on squirrel but since then we have heard reports of an increase of squirrels this year.

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Some business places have made improvements in their appearances lately. The First National Bank has completed a new directors room and put a new front around their two entrances. Herman Brown has covered his building with siding. The C. J. Richardson warehouse has been painted green, and A. W. Cooper has ventured into color and his office building is most attractive with red paint and white trim.

Bronze Star Award

Sergeant First Class E-7 James C. Cook, United States Army, Fourth Administrative Company, Fourth Infantry Division, was awarded the Bronze Star for meritorious service in connection with military operations against a hostile force in the Republic of Viet Nam from October 1867 to September 1968. The Bronze Star is awarded by direction of the President…

Motel Addition

Construction has been started on sixteen new units at the Hermitage Motel at Bartow. This addition, which is the second addition since the Motel was built in 1965, will be completed by the first of May 1969, and will bring the total number of units to 46. Mr. and Mrs. Randolph Bledsoe are the owners of this modern, attractive motel.


The Marlinton Copperheads will play their last homecoming game when they meet the Green Bank Golden Eagles at Marlinton Friday, September 27, at 7:30 p.m.

For this reason, the Junior Class is planning for and hoping to have the largest attendance ever for this event. We hope to have many of the alumni present, both old and young..

Chosen to reign as queen for this celebration was Nancy Anderson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Melvin C. Anderson, of Marlinton…

The following are her attendants:

Senior Attendant: Mary Dever, escorted by Teddy Dunbrack.

Junior Attendant: Becky Shinaberry, escorted by Doug Morrison.

Sophomore Attendant: Lois Sharp, escorted by Terry Beck.

Freshman Attendant: Becky Cutlip, escorted by David Cain.

Eighth Grade Attendant: Rachel Slaven, escorted by Ricky L. Moore.

Seventh Grade Attendant: Karen Underwood, escorted by Robert Shinaberry.

Debbie Pennybacker will carry the Queen’s crown and Monty Cassell will carry the scepter.

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Miss Nancy Moore, Senior of Green Bank High School will reign over the 23rd Annual homecoming. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William E. Moore, of Stony Bottom.

Once again the blue and gold colors of Green Bank will play the Red Devils of Hillsboro High School, October 5 at 2 p.m. The queen will be crowned by Mr. Grey Cassell, Superintendent of Schools, during halftime festivities.

Wetzel Sheets, a Senior, will be the Queen’s Escort.

Her court of Princesses and Escorts are Donna Sheets and Jerry Matheny.

Senior Attendants; Doro-thy Bond and Arne Hungerbuhler, Junior Attendants; Marie Bond and Richard Tyder, Sophomore Attendants; Debra Matheny and Larry Means, Freshmen Attendants. Susan Vance, daughter of Robert Vance, of Green Bank, will be crown bearer.

This year marks the 50th anniversary of Green Bank High School. Graduates of the school may be found in every walk of life. The School has reasons to be proud of graduates who have added materially to society…


Born to Mr. and Mrs. Darrell E. Maddy, of Occoquan, Virginia, a son, named Randy Todd.

Born to Mr. and Mrs. William Vrable, a daughter.

Born to Mr. and Mrs. George F. Collins, of White Sulphur Springs, a son, named George Franklin, Jr. The mother is the former Janet Bostic.

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Jordan, of Lansdale, Pennsylvania, a son, named Robert Lee.

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Donald L. Cosby, of Richmond, Virginia, a daughter, named Kimberly Dawn. The mother is the former Suellen Taylor, of Dunmore.

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Stewart, of Ann Arbor, Michigan, a son, named Lyle.

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Steve Malcomb, of Whea-ton, Maryland, a daughter, named Kimberly Dawn.


Arthur Watkin Hinkle, age 80; a son of the late John Andrew and Mary Ann Nicholas Hinkle. He has recently made his home with his niece and nephew, Pauline and Dayton Herold.

Murl James Murphy, 57, of Boyer; burial in the Arbovale Cemetery.

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