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Page 4--The potatl0nta imeS--July 17, 2003 HOGS COME DOWN the mountain during Snowshoe's annual Freedom Fest Motorcycle Rally. photo courtesy Snowshoe Mountain Snowshoe 'Almost Hog Heaven' The third annual Freedom Fest Motorcycle Rally will brin riders from around the country to Snowshoe Mountain, July 16-20. West Virginia and Pocahontas County are home to some of the most outstanding county roads east of the Missis- sippi, providing views and memories lbr rlders'of all ages. The four-day, open motorcy- cle rally will include guided tours, observation runs, a bike show and seminars. The fun also includes daily poker run, to benefit the Ronald McDonald House. Riders can enjoy dealer showcases with the latest mo- torcycles and demos, and bike grass entertainment. Dinner Train partieqpation is limited and not included in registration fees. Saturday night. July 19, live entertainment will light up the event with special guests "'Draw the Line," Aerosmith's official Tribute Band. Aerosmith lead singer, Steven Tyler, has sin- gled out "Draw the Line' as the best of all Aerosmith tribute bands. The concert is included in the rail)' registration fee, or $15 on the day of the show, This year's event, sponsored by the American Motorcycle Association, will feature guided tours to Hot Springs, Virginia, shows with trophies and cash Greenbrier Valley, the Eastern S" 7"   ....... S " " ghlas and the Scenic High, " Agheffy Mufit,'uhg " way. Snowshe's Freedom Fesv are the perfect setting for the motorcycle rally," said Bruce Pitier, Snowshoe Mountain general manager and vice presi- dent. "The beautiful scenery and wildlife make this area hog heaven." Thursday, July 17 bikers can parade to Cass and enjoy the Dinner Train to Whittaker Sta: tion, complete with outdoor picnic and barbecue and blue- Magistrate Court from page 2 R. R. Alkire, II. They each en- tered pleas of no contest to the offenses in Magistrate Kathy Beverage's court and were each sentence to 24 hours in jail with a fine of $150 and court costs of $170. Benjamin C. Wright, of Kath- leen, Georgia. was arrested on Sunday by Deputy McCoy on a charge of driving with his li- cense suspended/revoked due to DUI. He was released on $500 bond on Monday. Church Notices from page 1 First Baptist Church Huntersville Vacation Bible School A free meal will be provided during Vacation Bible School at the town mini park. Dates are Monday, July 28, through Thursday, July 31 Activities will beheld from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Crafts, fun, and music are just part of the program. Spon- sored by First Baptist Church Archer Florida in cooperation "with First Baptist Huntersville. Cafl 799-0853 for more infor- mation. ts also host to some of the cra- ziest biker games including Bal- loon 'ross, Weenie Comps and more, xxith prizes and trophies for the winners. For more information on the Snowshoe Mountain Freedom Fest Motorcycle Rally or to make reservations to attend this weekend call toll free 1-877- 441-4FUN or go online at _www.snowshoemtn.com. Enjoy our incredibly low Continued to page 7 Saturday, July 19 7 p.m. Hillsboro Firehouse Jackpot $1300 Its bwed on number of players Tilm Also Avlable I.v-Smoke tnvlconment Net rNpomible for accidents EverymwlUekome! YOUTH PARADE Class I - Walking (Pioneer) First Place Winners - Hannah and Haley Shickle, Pioneer Girls, Hunter Shickle, Pioneer Second Place Winners - Jensen Dean and Blake Kershner, Indi- ans, and Sidney Birchfield, Pioneer Girl Third Place Winners - Ryan Har- vie, Mountaineer. Tristan Akers, Huckleberry Finn Class II - Walking (Other) First - Siobhan and Jonathan Settle, Bees Class III - Bicycles, Tri- cycles, Big Wheelers, Wagons First - Emily Casto and MaNe the Goose, Alex Kennison, Scooter, Olivia Dean md Gavin Harmon, Wagon, Sten Casto, Bike Patriotic, Ryan Cun, Bike Patriotic, Elizabeth Pile, Tricy- cle, Kolmn Alderman, 3-wheeler Second - Kimberley Pollard. Bicycle Caitlin Keatley and Carley Keatley, Bicycle. Jarod Liptrap, Kaylee Halterman. Sarah Worth. Bike, Patriotic, and Clair Moscsso, Bike. Pioneer, Ryan Harvie, Sctter Third - Mason Bennett, Ashley Kennison, Bicycle with Bears, Walker Shinaberry, Emily Jes- see, Bike, Layla Shinaberry, Tnqccle Class V - Musical Group First - Sugar & Spice, Shooting Starz PomPom and Twirlettes Special First - Candice Lazuka, Tara uka, Gymnastic Butterfly Identification Hike at Spruce Knob This Saturday, July 19 The Mountaineer Audubon Society is sponsoring a field trip to the Spruce Knob area to identify local dragonflies and butterflies. Jennifer Wykle of the West Virginia DNR out of Elkins and Gary Fehon. Moun- taineer Audubon member will lead the hike. The trip will start at 1 p.m. at The Mountain In- stitute's yurts and then take in the Big Run area and Spruce Knob Lake. The trip is expected to last 2-3 hours with easy hik- ing, The trip is free and open to the public A community dinner wilt be held after the hike and those sta) ing for dinner will be asked to share in the cosl. If anyone is interested in staying overnight, lodging is available at an additional charge. Reserva- tions for the hike are required. Please phone 3041637-1267 or e-mail vshears@mountain.org for reservations and to obtain further details. look to The At Work Program" Weight Watchers Meeting " Hillsboro Library New 10-Week Series: Thursday, July 17th at 5:30pm 'Members may join 7117/03 and 7/24/03 only, Whatever your Winning POINTS is, you can lose weight and still be satisfied with Winning POINTS At Work! For prices and other information, call At Work Coordinator, Amanda Morgan at 1-800-788-3993 or email at: Amanda@weightwatcherswv-com iaht0000Vatchers" J Real food. Real life. Real results. www.weightwatcherswv.com 00ioneer Best of Show: Neal Krakover, Hillsboro. We appreciate everyone who entered their photos: keep up the good work. We had the most entries this )'ear of the past four years. If you did not win, do not be discouraged. Please try again next year. Judges for the 2003 Photography Contest were Den- nis Driscoll and Randy Stemple. 20113 Pioneer Days Rush- N-Stroll Stroll 5K - Male Div. Winners: 1st Overall - Mark Rooper, 33.15 2rid Overall - Dan Macgill, 38:10 3rd Overall - Bill Jordan, 40:54 Stroll Division 5K Male Division Age Group Winners 19 and Under: 1st - J. D. Marion. 52:42 30-45: 1st - Brett Withers, 44:04 2rid - Timothy Holmes, 61:32 3rd - Matthew Myers, 67:27 60 and Over: 1st - David Holmes. 42.17 Stroll 5 K, Female Div. Winners Overall 1st - Julia Mitchell. 40:55 Overall 2nd - Lucy Moscsso, 42.01 Ovenfll 3rd - Judy Myers, 44.05 Age Group Winners 19 and Under: 1st - Sarah Pritt, 49.21 2nd - Emil)' Jessee. No Time 20-29 Age Group: Ist - Jessica Dunhrack. 49:51 30-45 Age Group: I st - Fran McPaters. 4421 2rid - Susan McMillion, 49.43 3rd - Missy Pyles, 49.52 46-59 Age Group 1st - Grace Wigal. 48:02 2nd - Judy Dean, 51.22 60 and Over Age Group: 1st - Denise McNeel. 48.01 . 2rid - Marie Shp, 51.30 3rd - Rebecca Holmes, 51.31 Rush Division - 10K Run Overall Men Winners - I Ill I NEW' AI2121VAL00'! New selection of beautiful antique furni- ture and glass 00tuffAnfiquifie00 RI 39 in beautflul downtown Huntersville 799-00599 (Bede Fisbe(s Cage.  the '=t ue ,'w)) New Hours! Open Weekends, closed Mon. & Tues. SHC Adults U. S. SENATOR Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) tall firefighters during his visit to Pioneer Days above. Below, Rockefeller poses with Times Editor Emerita ,lane Price Sharp. IOK 1st - Russell Jessee. 39.26 2rid - Bob H',dc. 44.49 3rd - Jesse Bums, 46.25 19 and Under Age Group .lst - Ryan Shaw, 61:(X) 20 - 29 Age Group 1st - Mike Kfiisely. 47.44 30-45 Age Group l.,,t - Michael Stennes. 47.59 Sh #3, C 2nd - Julian Gford- #3. Overall Female 1 ]st - Karen WigM, 4',tJfllia Will'. 2nd - Holh, Rcuper *'FI-- , :IIIv 34d - Erin Lash. 49.32.[C0rn p Wi' Pone Age Grou  Walker 20 - 29: lst: EmilY,. I Bread 50.16 30-45 - Ist: Jime Rolls Dick Rolls Bar # CupC McK Nome Address Send check or money order to: PCHS Closs of "78, Tereso Dunbrock. Treosur HC 64 Box 517A, Hitlsboro. WV 24940 emoil pchsclossoflS@yahoo.com with (Not l McK #3, 'Iced Cake Ban "(he Crust McK, .Two-Crust Lore Bur #3, Fran Bur 3, Ann Mal Dark She #3 Modded after the renowned Chautauqua Institution in New York, the Snowshoe Institute is a collaborative effort of the West Virginia University, Marshall University, the West Virginia Humanities Council, the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra and Snowshoe Mountain. The Snowshoe Institute offers a distinctive experience destined to become one of West Virginia's most prestigious events. At the Snowshoe Institute, the mountains are alive with the sights and sounds of adults and children painting, performing, hiking, writing and listening to an eclectic variety of educational, social and musical performances. STIMULATING EDUCAONAL WORKSHOPS CULTURAL OFFERINGS SOCIAL ACTWITIES AND PROGRAMS FO AND YOUNG ADULTS Jackson McCall Ext Shean FOR MORE INFO, FULL COLOR BROCHURE OR TO REGISTER, PLEASE CONTACT:. SNOWSHOE INSTITUTE RO. Box I0 SNOWSHOE, WV 26209 877-441-4FUN W'W'.S NOINS HOIEINSITFU'rE. ORG