April 8, 1965
Mrs. Denny Callison, of Beard, suffered burns Monday when her apron caught fire from an outdoor fire at her home. She is in the Pocahontas Memorial Hospital.
Claude Carpenter was injured last Tuesday when he fell while working on the rock crusher at the State Road Quarry. The machinery was not running. Both bones in his leg were broken above the ankle.
Mr. and Mrs. June McLaughlin and Mrs. Guy Sharp, of Huntersville, and Jerry McLaughlin, of Orange, Virginia, visited their son and brother, Sp4 Sherman McLaughlin, at Fort Benning, Georgia, last weekend. He suffered several fractures of his jaw in a fall and will be in the Martin Army hospital for several weeks.
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Michael visited their son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Michael, and new grandson, David Lee, in Gaithersburg, Md., this past weekend.
Miss Jane Kay Michael, a senior at West Virginia University, spent the weekend here with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. James Michael.
The 1965 brochure on Food and Lodging for West Virginia Sportsmen is now available from the Department of Natural Resources and Agriculture. Pocahontas has 17 farm homes listed for the top number, with 15 for Hardy in second place.
The new twenty-unit motel of Mr. and Mrs. R. M. Bledsoe at Bartow is now open. The attractive native stone motel and restaurant is located at the intersection of Routes 28 and 250 and is in a strategic location for the increasing number of visitors to our county. It is on the East Fork of the Greenbrier, near Travelers’ Repose. This section is rich in history, near to good hunting and fishing, close to the National Science Camp, Cass Railroad, National Radio Astronomy Observatory, amoung our growing list of attractions in the county.
Roger VanReenen, Marlinton High School senior and son of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred VanReenen, was named Honorable Mention on Coach and Athlete Magazine’s 1964 Prep All America Football Squad and will receive an appropriate pla-que for the honor. The announcement was in the February issue of the magazine.
Mr. and Mrs. Leal Truss, Mr. and Mrs. Sanford Boggs, Inez and Lee Boggs, Mrs. George Stewart, Mrs. Earl Evans, Mrs. Carl Boggs, Mrs. Willie Anne Boggs and Charlotte Lacy attended a play, Slab Town District Covention, in Lewisburg last Wednesday evening at Bowling High School.
Miss Sallie Fay Sewart, of Washington, D. C., visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Homer Stewart, a few days.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Burns, of Ports-mouth, New Hampshire, a son, named Christopher Thomas.
Mrs. Daisy Sizemore, of Hillsboro, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Otto Kinnison; funeral at Bruffeys Creek Church.
James L. Lawton, 71, of Detroit, Michigan, formerly of Durbin; burial in the Goodsell Cemetery at Bartow.
Mrs. Louise Cutright, 55, of Valley Head; a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Morgan; a member of the Cass Chapter No 124 Order of the Eastern Star.
Mrs. Lula B. Withrow, 87, of Hurricane; born at Buckeye, a daughter of Kellison and Susan Buzzard Auld-ridge.
Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Montgomery flew to Little Rock, Arkansas, for the funeral of his oldest brother, Clyde Montgomery.