April 1, 1965

Mr. Brill, his stage manager Joe Smith, and the stage crew, have finished building the stage and are now painting and putting the finishing touches on it for the Junior Play, The Barretts of Wimpole Street.
The Future Homemakers of the Marlinton High School Chapter who will attend the Southern Regional meeting at Concord this weekend are: Judy Thomas, Sharon Shrader, Harriet Johnson, Paula Beverage, Judy Baxter, Lana Moore, Linda Moore, Lura June McElwee, Sara McCune, Linda McNellan and Sally Rose. They will be accompanied by Mrs. Charles McElwee, Miss Madaline McNeill and Mrs. A. G. Killings-worth, advisor.
Top Honors
At the regional Ham and Bacon Show and Sale held at Lewisburg on March 30, the Marlinton FFA Chapter carried away the top honors. The Grand Champion Ham was shown by Clyde Campbell, of the Marlinton Chapter. It weighed 18 pounds and sold for $3.50 per pound, total of $153. The First National Bank of Ronceverte was the buyer.
The Grand Champion Bacon was a seven pounder shown by Dolan Ervine of the Marlinton Chapter. It was bought by Aide’s Discount store of Lewisburg for $6.00 per pound. The Reserve Champion Bacon was shown by Thomas Oliver of the Green Bank Chapter. It weighed seven pounds and was purchased by the Bank of Marlinton at $5.00 per pound. The Bank donated the bacon to the Green Bank F. F. A. for some chapter purpose. Dr. J. M. Mallow purchased a fine ham raised by Alfred Dilley of the Marlinton Chapter. Walter Jett, County Agent, was the judge.

Kellison – Umphlett
Miss Nell Larita Umphlett became the bride of Robert Clay Kellison, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Kellison, of Marlinton, at four o’clock in the afternoon on Sunday, March 28, 1965, in the Lakeside Baptist Church in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Leslie Umphlett, of Rocky Mount. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. Clarence E. Godwin…
After the wedding trip the groom will depart for a four month stay in Sweden, to be joined in June by the bride. After their return they will make their home in Raleigh where Mr. Kellison is doing graduate work at North Carolina State and is on the faculty of the School of Forestry…

born to Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Ratcliffe, of Vanderpool, Virginia, a daughter, named Kimberly Lynn.
Born to Dr. and Mrs. Robert L. Cutlip, of Craigsville, a son, named Steven Lowell.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Donald Eckert, of Lamar, Colorado, a daughter, named Pamela Sue.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Robert McKenney, a daughter, named Carolyn Elizabeth.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Guy Bennett, of Marlinton, a son, named Mark Duane.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Tappan Thomas, of Marlinton, a daughter, named Debra Ann.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. RobertWarwick, of Marlinton, a daughter, named Rebecca Dianne.

Adam Clark Moore, 90, of Marlinton; a son of the late John Registar and Mary Ann Baxter Moore farmer and a member of the Methodist Old Log Church. He was married to Grace Burner Moore, who died in 1956.
James L. Nottingham, 21, of Williamsport, Pennsylvania, deid about two hours after his car was hit by a speeding car fleeing police. He was pulling from a service station when one of two racing cars struck him with tremendous impact. His paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Carl W. Nottingham, and maternal grandfather, Joseph Moses, live in Marlinton.
Called to Williamsport, Pennsylvania, by the death of James L. Nottingham were Mr. and Mrs. Carl Nottingham, Everette Nottingham, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Nottingham and son, Kenneth, Mr. and Mrs. Clark Galford and Janice, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Moses, Percy Moses, Mr. and Mrs. Dorsey Moses, Linda Moses and Brunner Coffman. Mrs. Clark Galford remained for a few days.