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Thursday, July 22, 1971

A nice crowd gathered at Dilley’s Mill last Wednesday night for Pocahontas Day at the Scout Camp. Following the invocation by Maynard Crawford and the chicken dinner, Sam Hill introduced the guest. Scout Executive Art Greiner talked about the camp and thanked the people for their cooperation. Mr. Hill presented a West Virginia flag to him. Grady Moore dedicated the three new pioneer camp sites, on the north side of the lake. These are named Camp Moses Moore, Camp Jacob Marlin and Camp Stephen Sewell.

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Darrell Workman, of Marlinton, was winner of the Pony donated by Kermit Friel, of Huntersville. Benefits go to Big Flats Community Center.

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Mrs. Lavina Johnson was the winner of the sewing machine given away by the Marlinton Business and Professional Women’s Club and Bill McCarty won the afghan.

Mrs. Pearl Smith won the N.R.A. Centennial rifle given by the Lions Club.


Marlinton High School Class of 1951 held its 20 year reunion at the El Poca Restaurant July 14, 1971, with 27 classmates present, along with their wives and husbands and guest, H. A. Yeager.

Those attending were: Peggy Madison White, Jennie Howard Viers, Glenna Rhea Calhoun, Betty Long Gragg, Creola Schumaker Wilson, Mary Ann Biggs Beverage, Betsy Clark Nall, Betty Shinaberry Sharp, Gray Jackson, Naomi Mace Reed, Betty Jackson Krumpe, Barbara Nelson Shaw, Evelyn Curry Moran, Marshall Deputy, Craig Sharp, Robert Bright, James Malcom, Collett Gibson, Billy Reynolds, Bob Gay, Bob Viers, Norman Shaw, Brooks Mason, Eddie Linebaugh, Eldon Fertig, Howard Gibson and Curtis Curry.


Born to Mr. and Mrs. John Michal Jenkins, of Millboro, Virginia, a daughter, named Amy Michelle.

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Dale Gum, of Middleport, Ohio, a daughter, named Melissa Diane.

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Jonathan C. Spargo, of Arbovale, a son, named Eric Nathan.


Ralph Eugene Lacy, 44, of Charleston, formerly of Seebert, a son of the late Summers and Emma Lacy. A veteran of World War II. Burial in the Pleasant Green Church cemetery.

Walter Winters Lacy, 46, of Hempstead, New York; born at Seebert, a son of the late Summers and Emma Lacy. Burial in the Greenfield Cemetery in Hempstead.

Vernon Ware, 62, of Cass, a lumberman and a resident of Cass for 25 years. Burial in the Clover Lick Cemetery.

John V. Stewart, 85, of Haywood and Cass; born near Mingo, a son of the late James A. and Hallie Varner Stewart.

Thomas Clifford Brown, 53, of Hillsboro; born at Droop, a son of the late Kennie and Emma Barrett Brown. Burial in Whiting Cemetery on Droop.

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