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EVENTS of 1976 JANUARY Blow the Stack competi- tion-Joe Laskey, manager Hanover Shoe Co. won prize of blowing up the chimney at the Tannery Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Kelley, Dunmore, Golden Anniversary Odey N. Caseell, 90th Birthday Pocahontas Co. Libraries, Marlinton and Green Bank, two $1000 awards in W. Va. Library Commission Bicen- t&apos;ennial Sweepstakes for audio-visual equipment Airplane crash - found January 29 near Clover Lick and bodies of pilot and 2 passengers January I, article on Dunmore Post Office January 8, articles on Tannery History FEBRUARY Birthdays-- Mrs. Brown Beard, 92, Barrow; Mrs. Charles A. Sharp, 89, Mar- .linton; Alva Moore, 86, Marlinton o Bicentennial lunch at ; Marlinton Elementary : school " PMC Clinic oponed-I)rs." : Pedro and Rahel Gonzalez arrived Tasting Tea, Museum o Pocahontas County Math = Field Day. February ,12, 1927 Bear , Hunt article :- February 19, Hillsboro history . February 26, Episcopal :,: Church history, continued ::: to other issues : MARCH : Cub Scout, David Liptak, : 1st runner-up as National :: Youth Representative for Area 6 - Illinois to W. Va. : --entertained at lunch at Governor's Mansion, Charleston Birthdays -- Walter At- bogast, 92, Deumar; Ray Homer, 84, I:hmmore; Mrs. ". Reid Moore, 82 Golden Weddings t . Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Smith, ::: Mill Point; Mr. and Mrs. Roy VanReenan, Marlinton Strawberry Princess, Miss Susan Crews, Arbovale Durbin approved to re- i "i % :" Cass approved to receive $3000 Bicentennial funds Pearl Buck House received $7500 from W. Va. Federa- tion of Women's Clubs APRIL Male pantber killed, Jacox-Lobelia area by Kessler Pritt Female panther captured Bruffey's Creek Dr. Eugene TenBrink appointed Vicar St. John's Episcopal Church English exchange stu- dents at PCHS Pocahontas County Spell- ing Bee. Birthdays - Cecil Houchin, 94, Back Mt.; Charles Benjamin Cromer, 91, Durbin April 29, List of early settlers in Pocahontas County MAY Circus in Marlinton and Arbovale Miss Mija Sa, Korean student at Liberty Presby- terian Church, Green Bank Golden Wedding--Mr. and Mrs. Brambel Tracy, At- bevale Birthdays-- Lee Sise- more, 94; Mrs. Ward Hud- son, 90, Marlinton Pocahontas County His- torical Museum placed on National Register of His- toric Places Scout Fair Little Miss Pocahontas, I:::; Connie Sue Campbell :: :: ELECTION--School Bond : : defeated PCHS Commencement Walter Jett presented with Award of Merit for distin- guished service to Agricul- ture JUNE 14th Annual National Science Camp opens at 4-H CamB-thday-- -- Lee Ham- mons, 91, Marlinton Grants of $896,000 and "$308,000 for acquisition of 685 acres to enlarge Cass State Park Rev. Larry K. Allbright, new minister United Meth- odist Church, Marlinton Rev. Gregory Lewis,. new minister, Pocahontas United Methodist charge Leak in Town water system--corrected July Golden Wedding-Mr. and Mrs. Bill Moses, Marlinton Colonial Days, Miss Shultz' 3rd Grade, Marlin- ton Rev. Ntanbak Kabwika; of'Z a ire spoke in Pocahontas County Presby- terian Churches Articles, June 10, list of Pioneer Home Sites, Edray history JULY Durbin Bicentennial Pa- rade - .o Bmontonnial celebration m Madinton Pioneer Days Pioneer Days Honorary Parade Marshals-Misses Mabel and Fleeta Laug Uncle Sam, Houston Simmons, Parade Marshal Godspell performed in Mar!inton Miss Pocahontas, Marh Chestnut, Dunmore Dorothy. O'Donnell, of Hillsboro, entertained Queen Elizabeth H, in Phil- adelphia New traffic lights in Marlinton 4th Annual Pocahontas County Mountain Music Festival at Huntersville Golden Wedding, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest White, of Min- nehaha Springs AUGUST Statewide Indian dancing competition at Buckskin Scout Reservation Burglaries in 32 cottages on Beaver Creek Series of Black Commun- ity Meetings to explore cultural heritage 100th Anniversary, New Hope Lutheran Church, Minnehaha Springs Pearl Buck Museum received $23,000 grant to restore the barn Cave accident, Cass Birthday, Mrs. Edna .sage, Shty00ork SEPTEMBER ]Richard I McNee'l, Hills- boro, Bicentennial Farm Bureau winner Region VIII, farm in same family 211 years. Fred and Molly Sutton, Cass, married 65 years Dennis and Mary Jackson married 55 years Birthdays--Mrs. Ida Hal- termS, 92, Mabel 00p00hbar 9, m:ti'de gen- ealogy of Workman family at 4-H Achievement Day for 45 years as volunteer 4-H Club leader Pocahontas received $37,559.16 National Forest money.  Senator Robert Byrd in Marlinton : Greenbrier flooded Mrs. Barbara Palmer Mccarty was $1000 winner at Foodland Tammy Crist and Tom Valencia, PCHS Queen and King Two new ambulance delivered October 7, article on Workman family history; October 14, article, Louise McNeill Pease school his- tory; Mooman House story NOVEMBER Swine Flu clinics in Marlinton Election Results--every- thing went Democratic in County except Fred Mul- lenax for sheriff Snowshoe leased to Frank Burford and opened at Thanksgiving Cass Scenic Railroad, 76,000 passengers in 1976, 12 pe r cent increase over '75 Richard I. McNeel and family, Hillsbore, named W. Va. cattlemen of the year Pocahontas County Histor- ical Society project for marking early cabin sRes approved and $1300 grant received from W. Va. A- merican Revolution Bicen- tennial Commission Birthday--Robert Taylor, 82, Dunmore DECEMBER Rev. David Rittenhouse, Frost, named W. Va. Con- servation Minister of the Year. National Capitol Christ- mas Tree cut on Kennison Mountain Mrs. Jim Bigge, River- side, won $1000 at Food- land Golden Wedding-Mr. and Mrs. Earl Beverage, Clover Lick 59th Wedding Anniver- sary, Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Dunbrack Miss Ilean Walton, Buck- eye, receives NOAA John Campanius Holm Award for weather observation Hanover Shoe Company announces plan to build a new factory in Marlinton -15, Laura Mae Hefner, --25, Douglas Wayne -21, "Mary Ann Carter, JUNE SEFI"EMBER Marlinton Rider, Hillsboro Arbovale -2, Leona Faye Sharp, -10, Debra J.  DECEMBER Cass, and Russell Cadwal- Marlinton, and Mad Put B'th --28, Scott Edward Gar- -30, Michael Paul McCar- -9, Joseph Wayne Pyles, ader, Lansdale, Pa. Friel, Marlinton B' to Poathonta county ber, Dunmore ty, Dunmore Marlinton -4, Terry VanReenen and -11, Devin Lee ! Residents JUNE SEPTEMBER -22, Janelle Colby Friel, Arlie Dilley, Marlinton Yuccita, Calif., and  Ch JANUARY -9, Kevin Edward Synder, -4, Christine Marie Marlinton -5, Joni Fleming, Mc- thy Howard Brown,  n : -2, Jennifer Lynn Young, Atbovale Sharp, Woodrow -24, Kory Ray Sharp, Graws, and Donald Du- ton g,v ta Green Bank -II, Tasha Kelly Bur- -4, daughter to Mr. and Marlinton laney, Buckeye -18, Lynette -A--d th ] -4, Patrick Brian Ma- dette, Marlinton Mrs. Charles Simmons, --9, Martha Susan Terry, and Michael L. c thany, Durbin -12, a son to Mr. and Mrs. Marlinton that t -15, Terri Dawn Harper, Danny Vandevender, Dur- -8, Bradley Stewart Marriages Marlinton, and Daril Work- Marlinton . man, Marlinton -25, Barbara R m Barrow bin Carpenter, Marlinton JANUARY --10, Diane Elaine Shiffiett Bartow, and Rusty * by -16, John Michael Kane, -18, Terry Lewis Baldwin, -Ii, Dana Larry Blanken- --5, Evelyn E. Freeman and James Lowell Smith, Green Bank one r GreenBank Droop ship, Droop Blankenship and Lee L. Marlinton OCIBER or m -17, Bryan Patrick Shy- -19, a sen to Rev. and -14, Richard Michael McCoy, Hillsboro -12, Deborah Ann Faulk- -8, Debra Lynn [ I c der, Marlinton Mrs. Wallace Dorn, Mar- Arbogast, Hillsboro --10, Carolyn Koozer nier, Marlinton, and An- Mill Point, and Lewis tree FEBRUARY linton -23, Jennifer Jade Mc- Conrad, Clearfield, Pa., thony Michael Rinaldi, New ael Dunbrack, Mar] anotl -23, Jesse Allen Johnson, --22, Kristi Renae Ma- Laughlin, Marlinton and William Layman Davis, York --9, Rhonda Cheryl time Fro theny, Green Bank OCTOBER Marlinton -16 Annette C. Shifflett ger, Arbovale, n the I MARCH --22, Jason James Walton, --4, Gregory Anthony lies- --24, Joyce Marie Sire- and Gary L. Kramer, Mar- Steven Matthew I color -13, a daughter to Mr. Hillsboro mons, Dunmore and Tom- linton Green Bank beau and Mrs. Paul Lambert, --26, Marion Elizabeth ter, Buckeye -8, Christopher Robin my Ray Corbett, Dunmore -26, Janet Lea Johnston, -I0, Debra E. Mu whit Bartow McKean, Arbovale Hatton, Buckeye FEBRUARY Bartow, and Daniel Thomas Arbovale, and Rob scril; -13, a daughter to Mr. JULY -14, Pamela Ann Van- Vandevender, Barrow Ervine, Green Bank b< and Mrs. Gary Arbogast, -13, John Freemont Via, oster, Belpre, Ohio, and -26, Julia Curry, Perils, -16, Juanita Jean  0 . Durbin --8, Jamie Lee Wilfong, Stony Bottom Robert Steven Viers, Buck- Calif, and Wayne Jackson Dunmore, and Dad to m -13, Andrew Curtis Pritt Mill Point -15, Theresa Leigh Tracy, eye McClung, Milford,  actu H, Hillsboro --17, MicheUe Dawn Marlinton UI, Buckeye -20, Brandy Jane Carpon- Smith, Huntersvflle -16, Mandy Renae Burks, MARCH JULY --17, Laura L. JoM sprn ter, Buckeye -23, Chad Eric Peck, Buckeye --26, Dreama Grace Sharp, -11, Rosalie Hill, Durbin, Buckeye, and Robert! waiti -22, Adam Hunter Dale, Bartow --24, Dale and Steven Mingo, and Harold Eugene and James A. Holder, HI, rence Putze, Richm in i Minnehaha Springs -24, daughter to Mr. and Tincher, Buckeye Simmons, Campbelltown Valdese, N.C. -23, Eleanor Sue  o Mrs. Wallace Mullenax, -27, Philanie Jane Sharer, APRIL -31, Susie L. Workman, and Oran Nelson,  starl -24, Christina Michelle Bartow Marlinton -3, Deborah Lynn Morris, Hillsboro, and Dave John- ton : an Adkison, Droop -24, Jason Todd Shina- NOVEMBER Dunmore, and Michael son, Marlinton --29, Rose Marie | i l APRIL berry, Stony Bottom -5, Pamela Ann Scott, Steven Broce, Buckeye AUGUST Droop, and Joseph [ k i -1 tephenJewel Hoover --28, Jessica Lee Mc- -- -3, Eva Jean Varner, ons, Hillsboro a m Hillsboro -17, RamonaN. Chappell, Durbin, and Galen Gene -30, Susie  E H, Cvver Lick Laughlin, Durbin -15, Beverly Dawn Gragg, Hillsboro, and Phillip E. Mullenax, Arbevale Boyer, and Homer  shut -2, Mindy Marie Bond, AUGUST Marlinton Anderson, Marlinton --18, Pamela Sue Penning- Taylor, Baltimore, M b l Cass --3, Michael Lee Dunbrack, -15, Bridie Palmer Beut- MAY ten, Cass, and William -30, I)oris Jean  -24, Richard Scott Reigel, Marlinton tell, Stony Bottom -1, Roberta Jo Sharp, Kermit Foe, Cass Durbin, and Danny  plen Arbovale -6, Sharon Anita Moore, -18, Andrew Dennis Marlinten, and John Carl- -18, Ann Coffman, Mar- son, Durbin. and --26, Jennifer Leigh Dunmore Beverage, Marlinton ton Estilow, Frost linton, and Pleas Courtney NOVEMBER s x Sparks, Marlinton --6, Joseph Allen Madi- --18, Robin Ranae Hamil- - , JoAnn Dickerson, Fry, Hot Springs -20, I)ebbie Jo l MAY son, Arbovale ton, Buckeye Marlinton, and Robert H. -21, Jo Debra Galford, and "Clarence I j ; -8, John Brian Duncan, -18, Amy Lee Barkley, --18, Jeremy Eugene Miller, Elk Rt. Slatyfork, and Robert Allen Wright, Durbin fron Buckeye --19, Denise Kendrick, Sheets, Green Bank --I0, Billy Jeremiah Jack Arbovale Fauber, Marlinton DECEMBER : stor -21, Christine Gaff Gray, --21, Travis Lee Louder- Boulder, Colo., and Wil- -23, Rosemary Oscar, -31, Charlotte  v r -II, Kathryn Ann Gray, Dunmore milk, Hillsboro liam P. McNeel, Marlinton Marlinton, and Thomas F. Arbovale, and Dev,  i, Edray Taylor vine, Jr., Green Bank   cy ql C  ilh, Joh Th : a0D STEWART Night on the Town STEVIE WONDER " " Songs in the Key of Life 0:. ELTON JOHN ,. . Blue Moves OUR CHARLEY PRIDE Best of Vol. III NTIR ; of STOCK th ] Br B JOHN DENVER bu __ox OF5 88 u, . OR HIGHER LP'S and 6.88 00.ou ,,8- TRACK TAPES PETER FRAMPTON Fmmpton Comes Alive WAYLON JENNINGS Live KISS BOSTON WINGS MERLE HAGGARD Rock 'n Roll Boston Over America Roots of My Raising EAGLES LINDA RONSTADT JAMES TAYLOR The Doobie Brothers Greatest Hits G leatest Hits Best of the Doobies Hotel Colifornia , mzmm . __ -- =roll