November 1, 1962
From the desk of
Mrs. Jane Price Sharp
Six to ten inches of snow last Thursday and Friday and temperatures from zero to ten reported Saturday morning were a shock after the summer like fall weather.
The people of the Wesley Chapel Community have launched a campaign to raise approximately Six Hundred Dollars ($600) for the purpose of building a vestibule and belfry tower to the Wesley Chapel Methodist Church. This amount is for the purchase of materials. The labor for erecting same is to be donated. This addition to the church when completed is to be dedicated by appropriate ceremony to the memory of the founders of the Wesley Chapel Church and to all those who have since held membership in the church and have worshipped there down through the years.
Beard – Hubert Callison and Edwin Bruffey.
Droop – Cline Gillian and Bill Davis.
Hillsboro – Floyd Clutter, Albert C. Hickman, Remus Williams and R. N. Williams.
Buckeye – J. S. Cook
Dunmore – William Lovelace, Oda H. Gay, Julian Hively, Everette Dilley, Jr., Harmon Dilley, Lewis C. Ray, Ernest Moore, Neil Horner, Ray Horner, Emmett Taylor, Fred Fromhart and James P. Schaffner.
Cass – Woodrow Sharp, Richard Wolfe, Harry Gum, Arlie Ryder, William Cassell and Rocky Fisher.
Slaty Fork – W. C. Wooddell.
Mace – Harry Baughman.
Marlinton – William Evans, Arthur Friel, Fred D. Sharp, Frank I. Sharp, Glen C. Moore, Angus Irvine, Norman Madison, Dewey Sharp, Dick Kennell, L. D. Bowen, Ed Boggs, and Forrest McChesney.
Bartow – Curtis Moore and Edward B. Vinoski.
Boyer – Fred Pugh.
Arbovale – Talvin Varner.
Durbin – Wilmer L. White.
Stony Bottom – Roy Workman.
Fire Towers in the County: Thorny Mt. Tower - Dunmore, Bald Knob Tower – Cass; Brier Knob Tower Lobelia.
4-H Club News
The regular monthly meeting of the Riverside Blue Angels 4-H club was called to order October 19, by our president Carolyn Dean.
The 4-H song was sung and the 4-H pledge was given. The roll was called and the minutes were read. We elected new officers for the coming year. They are: President – Janice Kay Dunbrack; Vice -president Carolyn Dean; Secretary – Delores Friel; Treasurer – Judy Friel; Reporter – Teddy Dunbrack; Song Leaders -Janice Dunbrack, Sharon McCloud; Game Leaders – John Dean, Milton Simmons, Teddy Dunbrack; Leader – Mrs. Albert Jackson; Assistant Leader – Mrs. Ruth Friel; Adult Counselors: Mr. and Mrs. Tom Sharp, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Dunbrack and Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Beverage.
Our colors are blue and white. Our motto -Inis cornot apus – The end crowns the work.
Michael Blix McNeill, of Buckeye, son of Mr. and Mrs. James McNeill, has been selected as a state-wide winner in the Agricultural Program of the 1962 National Awards. He will receive an expense-paid trip to National 4-H Club Congress in Chicago, November 25 – 29.
Judge Archibald Stuart and John H. Peyton, Attorney at Law came to Huntersville, Pocahontas County to hold court in the fall of the year 1823.
The Judge and Mr.Peyton remained five days at Huntersville, closely engaged with business of the court, which they found most profitable. Pocahontas, a fine grazing county, the support of the people mainly derived from their flocks of cattle, horses and sheep, which they drove to market. There was little money, every want was supplied by the happy county they possessed and of which they were so fond as the Swiss are of their mountains.
A beautiful country of diversified, breathtaking scenery which keeps the attention alive and outward eye delighted.
On Saturday, September 6, 1823 the Judge and Mr. Peyton visited Sandy Lockridge, where they were royally entertained.
The Lockridge dwelling had plenty of room and much fine furniture, Mr. Peyton relates. They arrived home on Jackson River in sound health and excellent spirits from the long trip to Huntersville, Pocahontas County, “West, by the Grace of God, Virginia.” A. P. Hunter
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Jack Haynes, of Neola, a daughter, Katy Ann.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Rose, of Hillsboro, a son, Kenneth Gene, Jr.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Bill Davis, of Norristown, Pennsylvania, a daughter, Tracy Lynn.
Born to Mr. and Mrs.Roy E. Pyles, of Charleston, a daughter, Kara Lee.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Ray Clayton, of Fairmont, a daughter.
Mrs. Mabel Rehm Caraway, aged 76, of Hillsboro; daughter of the late August and Elizabeth Rehm; interment in Oak Grove Cemetery
S. Clyde Tracy, aged 72, of Huntersville; member of the Huntersville Methodist Church; burial in Arbovale Cemetery.
Mrs. Millie Gilmore Herold, aged 94; widow of H. F. Herold; burial in Green Hill Cemetery.