Thursday, March 11, 1970


If cans, bottles and trash are not thrown on the ground or in a stream, they would not have to be picked up. The trash problem in the United States costs millions of dollars each year. Leslie Montgomery, as chairman of the River Clean-Up Committee, wants our Pocahontas people to set an example for others, especially the children, and keep our home, streets, highways and streams clean.


Marlinton will play Ansted Friday night in the Regional Tournament at Greenbrier West High School at Charmco. If they are victorious in this game they will play the winner of the Bramwell Union game on Saturday night in the finals.

Marlinton 71, Green Bank 60

Marlinton 92, Hillsboro 48

All Tournament Team

Green Bank – Harold Tyson, Bob Oliver, Mike Crist.

Hillsboro – Tommy Workman.

Marlinton – Jerry Stewart, Scott Sheets, Doug Wagner, Bubby Barb.

Player Sportsmanship – Marshall Clutter, Hillsboro.

Three Best Cheerleaders – Hillsboro – Nina Fowler; Marlinton – Lois Sharp; Green Bank – Cathy Moyers.

Best Foul Shot – Jerry Stewart, Marlinton.

Most Outstanding Player – Jerry Stewart, Marlinton.


Lon Hubert Kershner retired from the Department of Highways on March 7, 1970, forty years to the day after starting to work, taking the banks off the curve at Rube Auldridge’s (by wheel barrow).

Mr. Kershner says it took 35 years to get the tree out of Route 219 above Brill’s intersection. He reports being in a lot of snowstorms and mud holes. His retirement as Highway Inspector, Technician III, is official April 30.

Mr. Kershner appreciates the cooperation of all he has worked with throughout these years and wishes the best for the man who succeeds him.


Born to Mr. and Mrs. Charles Cassell, of Cass, a daughter, named Diana Lynn.

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Henry Ryder, of Frankford, a son, named Robert Henry.

Born to Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Jarvis, of Charleston, a son, named David Warren. Mrs. Jarvis is the former Billie Gaye Counts.


Mrs. Mary Frances Syma Tacy, 78, of Cass, a daughter of the late Letcher and Sally Rose Syms. Burial in the Tacy family cemetery near Cass.

Loris Sherman Kellison, 67, of Beaver Creek, a son of Claiborne H. and Mary Alderman Kellison. Burial in the Beaver Creek Cemetery.

Cameron Columbus Cutlip, 76; born at Lobelia, a son of the late Robert C. and Minnie Hill Cutlip. Burial in the Oak Grove Cemetery at Hillsboro.

Miss Barbara Lee Morgan, 23, of Glenwood, Iowa, formerly of Marlinton, a daughter of Robert F. Morgan, of Marlinton, and Mrs. Wanda M. Peterson, of Phoenix, Arizona. Burial in Mountain View Cemetery.

Armand G. Broce, 75, of Renick; burial in the Greenbrier Memorial Gardens.

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