Thursday, September 27, 1973
Snowshoe is already started on its way to becoming a reality. Dharl Dever and his equipment have moved in to work on roads, etc., and Tony Ricottilli and his men are clearing trees blown down by a wind storm, plus tops and other unsightly remains of logging operations. Tom Kramer and Dan Seme are busy filling speaking engagements to inform people on the planned development.
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The sewing factory at the fairgrounds is working steadily unless materials do not arrive on time, with about 42 women. Fifteen more are needed.
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Hanover is working 66 at present, 29 men and 37 women, with more being added this week.
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The Oddfellow Modern Woodman Building is receiving a new coat of paint to help brighten up Main Street.
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The Monarch butterflies have been making their pilgrimage south the past two weeks. Someone thought it was a little early. The hawks are making their migration a little early so maybe things are moving along ahead of schedule.
Mrs. Lloyd Woods brought in a Siamese bean, the first she has seen in her years of gardening.
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Mrs. Virginia Mason had a Siamese tomato, two big, lovely tomatoes, completely joined. She had it in the car ready to bring to the Times office and the pony at Gay farm reached his head in the window and ate it.
Bigger and Bigger
Mrs. Forrest McLaughlin killed a tremendously big copperhead on Browns Mountain Sunday, big around and over 30-inches long.
Greg Curry and Harold Moore were riding up Monday Lick Saturday and saw a yellow rattler, over 50 inches long with 13 rattles, killed by a man hunting ginseng.
Roger Helton ran over and killed a 36-inch copperhead on the Stillhouse Hollow road Sunday evening.
This Friday night the undefeated Pocahontas County Warriors play Montgomery High School in the Homecoming game on the high school field at Pocahontas County High School. PCHS has won four games. Last week, Matthew Withers gained 220 yards in the 22 – 8 victory over Cowen and was name Area Offensive Player of the Week by the Charleston Gazette.
This year there is added suspense to the Homecoming activities as the Queen is unknown until the Coronation ceremony when one of the three finalists, Doris Hungerbuhler, Marie McLaughlin and Susie Workman, will be crowned.
Pocahontas County High School Principal Fredric W. Smith has announced that Sarita E. Lantz is a semi-finalist in the 1974 National Merit Scholarship Program…
Edward A. Friel has been named Vice President and General Manager Diesel Canada Limited, the Canadian Subsidiary of Cummins Engine Company, Columbus, Indiana.
Prior to his appointment to Canada, he spent two and a half years as Regional Manager for Cummins in Atlanta, Georgia…
Ed is the son of Mrs. Carl S. Friel, of Chillicothe, Ohio, and the late Carl S. Friel. He is married to the former Agnes Simmons, whose parents, Mr. and Mrs. Houston E. Simmons, reside in Seebert…
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Mayor, of Arbovale, a daughter, named Stephanie Alicia.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Herbert M. Pennington, III, of Brookville, Pennsylvania, a son, named Matthew Neal. Rev. Pennington was a former minister of the Marlinton United Methodist Church.
Walter W. Ruckman, 78, of Frost; born at Green Bank, a son of the late Otho W. and Ollie Sutton Ruckman. Funeral at Frost United Methodist Church. Burial in Mountain View Cemetery.
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Mrs. Heater Sally Wilfong Jackson, 79, of Marlinton, a daughter of the late James Emmanuel and Martha Sharp Wilfong. Funeral service at Central Union United Methodist Church. Burial in the Wilfong Cemetery.