Thursday, May 10, 1973
They Did It Again!
Rick Wooddell, Mike Smith and Philip Horne, the three-man team from Pocahontas County High School, won for the fifth time on Klassroom Kwiz Monday. After a shaky start, they won two bonus questions and ended with a score of 200 to 160 for Holy Cross School of Lynchburg. Next Monday they will meet William Fleming High School of Roanoke.
Minimum temperature, 15 degrees on the 13th and 14th.
Maximum temperature, 80 degrees on the 22nd.
Rainfall, 7.73 inches.
Snowfall this month, 8.6 inches.
Note: Highest April snowfall since 1959, which was 13 inches.
The Warriors finally had another track meet last Wednesday at Lewisburg. Eleven schools were competing and PCHS finished seventh. The points were pretty evenly spread.
The Warriors broke four school records and tied two.
In a record shattering performance, the mile relay team made up by Gary A. Cassell, Tom Moore, Dave Moore and Richard Akers, finished first. In the pole vault a one, two, was scored. Bary Sharp placed first and John Wilfong second. Gary A. Cassell set a new record while finishing second in the 440 yard dash. The 880 yard relay team composed of Jim Rose, Tom Moore, Richard Akers and Matt Withers, set a new record while finishing 5th in the meet. The other new school record was set by Matt Withers in the 180 yard low hurdles.
School records tied were by Mark Beverage in the 220 yard dash and the 440 yard relay team, composed of Mark Beverage, Danny Cain, Jim Rose and Matt Withers.
Mrs. Arnot McNeill, of Marlinton will represent the county as a Belle at the State Folk Festival in Glenville June 14 -17.
Mrs. McNeill is the mother of four children, grandmother of eight and great-grandmother of six.
She has been active in the Edray Home Demonstration Club for 37 years and a member of the W. S. C. S. for 46 years.
Mr. and Mrs. Jack G. Miller, of Elkins, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their only daughter, Diana Sue, to Douglas Glen Morrison, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Tom D. Morrison, of Frank.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Charles Churchwell, of Buckeye, a daughter, named Kyleanna Rae.
Walter Boyd Byrd, 50, of Huntersville, formerly of Cass. He served in the Marine Corps during World War II. Burial in Arbovale Cemetery.
Edward Lee Barkley, 85, of Cass, lifelong resident, a farmer and a woodsman. Burial in the Arbovale Cemetery.
Mrs. Allie Williams, 76, of Charleston; born at Hillsboro, a daughter of the late George M. and Sara T. Williams. Burial in the Perry Cemetery at Quick.
Mrs. Carrie Bell Jack, 79, of Marlinton; born in Augusta Springs, Virginia, a daughter of the late Mack and Adeline Fridley. Burial in August Springs Cemetery.
Richard Dick Eye, 55, of Newark, Delaware, formerly of Franklin. Born at Arbovale, a son of the late Daniel T. and Jennie Catherine Hinkle Eye. Burial in the Cedar Hill Cemetery at Franklin.