Thursday, March 11, 1971
As soon as weather permits, construction will start on the new home of Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, IV, near Dunmore. Granville Elliott, of Green Bank and Charleston, is the contractor…
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The U. S. Government has struck no silver dollars since 1935, but are now about to strike the Eisenhower dollars in three difference grades… Two of the grades will be struck for collectors, with 40 percent silver content, and will sell at $10 per coin in proof grade and $3 per coin in uncirculated grade. These will probably be the last coins ever struck with any silver content…
Major Donald C. Mullenax, U. S. Army HQ U. S. Army Vietnam, was awarded the Bronze Star Medal in ceremonies held at Long Binh, Vietnam. The award was presented for exceptionally meritorious achievement in connection with military operations against a hostile force in the Republic of Vietnam… Major Mullenax is the son of Mr. and Mr. Craig Mullenax, of Arbovale. He is a graduate of Green Bank High School and West Virginia University.
Bank Open House
Mrs. Catherine Shields, of Clover Lick, was the winner of the TV Saturday night at the First National Bank in Marlinton. Butch Brown was the winner of the $50 Savings Bond and Mrs. Audrey Shifflett won the $25 Savings Bond. An estimated crowd of 1,350 attended the Open House held by the Bank from 2 o’clock until 6 o’clock for the public to visit their recently remodeled banking rooms.
We have just been informed by the Society of the Sigma Xi, a national organization of scientists dedicated to the promotion of high quality teaching and research in science that Charles Edward McElwee has been selected to receive an award as one of the outstanding science teachers of West Virginia. The award will be presented to Mr. McElwee on March 31.
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Marshall Clutter, David Cain and Jerry Stewart were named to the All Sectional Team at Summersville last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Murl Chestnut announce the marriage of their daughter, Rebecca Jane, to Harold Wayne Brooks, son of Mrs. Nina Brooks, all of Dunmore.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Warren McCloud, of Elyria, Ohio, a daughter, named Traci Dawn.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Earl I. Vance, Jr., of Bartow, a son, named Michael Scott.
Mrs. Sophia M. Pritchard, of Dunmore; born in Warsaw, Poland, she was a daughter of the late Anthony and Victoria Mozulay… She came to Pocahontas to work for the Warn Lumber Company as a secretary and later married Carlon M. Pritchard and established a home in Dunmore, where she has been active in all community and county affairs. She was a member of the Baxter Presbyterian Church and worked faithfully in all departments and organizations of the church. She was interested and participated in Farm Bureau and Home Demonstration work, both local, county and statewide, as well as all local community activities. Their home was truly “The House by the Side of the Road…” Burial in Dunmore Cemetery.
Chesley Grover Moore, 49, of Warren, Ohio, formerly of Huntersville, a son of Mrs. Ressie Hively Moore and the late Grover Moore; burial in Mountain View Cemetery.
Roy Jacob Jordan, 47, of Plainfield, New Jersey; born in Huntersville, a son of John Andrew Jordan, Sr., and the late Mrs. Minnie Harris Jordan. Burial in the Huntersville Cemetery.