Thursday, January 24, 1974
Old Henry (or Henrietta) is back at the Fish Hatchery. The yard-long fish was stolen from the Hatchery last year; the culprit was apprehended after bragging about his record catch. Part of the punishment was to have the fish mounted and returned.
Snowshoe put on a nice party last Friday to welcome Jean-Claude Killy, the world famous skier, on his first visit to Pocahontas. Newspaper and TV people, free lance writers, public relations directors, notables and investors all came for a look at “the mountain” and a later press conference and reception for Killy at Allegheny Lodge, where he stayed Friday night. The handsome Frenchman is a consultant on the development of the ski slopes and came particularly to advise on the long 7,000 foot Cupp slope…
Miss Cynthia Hall and David McLaughlin will be married Saturday, January 26, 1974, at seven-thirty o’clock in the evening, in the Wesley United Methodist Church in Hillsboro. The Rev. David Rittenhouse will perform the open church ceremony.
The bride-to-be is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Hall, of Hillsboro, and David is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Lee McLaughlin, of Dunmore.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. James G. Allman, of Barboursville, a daughter, named Kimberly Anne.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Ralph C. Coleman, of Green Bank, a son, named Randall Stephen.
Funeral service was held Thursday afternoon in the VanReenen Funeral Home Chapel for Hampton Beauford, of Charleston. Burial was in Brownsburg cemetery.
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James Baxter (Pat) Curry, 68, of Durbin, a son of the late Joseph Frank and Margaret Hoover Curry. Funeral service from the Bethel United Methodist Church with burial in the church cemetery.
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Mrs. Mary Myrtle Cassell, 77, of Madison, Ohio; funeral service was held from the Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home Chapel at Arbovale with burial in the Wanless Cemetery.
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Miss Henrietta Gray, 54, of Riverdale, Maryland; funeral from the Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg, with burial in Rosewood Cemetery.
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John Everett Taylor, 69, of Martinsburg, formerly of Cass; funeral was held in the Brown Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Rosedale Cemetery.