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Beckley Register Herald (Newspaper) - June 3, 1990, Beckley, West Virginia Cloudy a a today mostly Cloudy with a 50 percent Chance of showers High in the upper 70s. Tonight Cloudy with a 40 percent Chance of showers Low in the mid-50s. A a a Beckley Wii Pilot visits user a a 1b a look Back at prep sports year a a 1cthe Register Herald Beckley newspapers Beckley . Volume 11o, number 346 sunday june 3, 1990 $1.00 from Amigo to Mit Independence High schools valedictorian Christopher Mckinney predicts things might not be As easy at the Massachusetts the Register Herald Rick Barbero Institute of technology where he begins As a freshman this fall although he says he is looking Forward to the Challenge. Independence valedictorian taking it All in stride by Pierre Tristam Register Herald reporter although the population of Amigo is Small enough to fit into a couple of dormitories at the Massachusetts Institute of technology Christopher Mckinney May not be completely disoriented when he moves into one of those dorms this fall As a freshman. Mckinney Independence High schools valedictorian breezed through the last four years with a perfect 4.0, amassing scholarly distinctions a presidential scholarship National Merit scholar finalist Union Carbide chemical science scholarship National Honor society a and taking it All in stride. His Success did no to turn him into an erudite highbrow Mckinney said a because i was from Amigo. Everyone in school sees Amigo As the country bumpkin place. That kind of brought me Back Down to Earth. A i know everyone in Amigo will kill me for saying that a he added Wuth a laugh. Mckinney credits his Success to getting enough sleep during his High school career being outgoing knowing the right parties avoiding a pattern of extracurricular activities and having blessedly Little Homework. A if there was a ballgame. Id go to a ballgame a a he said summing up his approach to life As a student. A really i did t have that much Homework a a the future nuclear Engineer added. A people think you re a straight a student so you must go Home and do Homework from Dawn a till dusk but really it Wasny to that Mit Mckinney predicts could be different. A a in a sure i wont be at the top of my class. Ill probably be an average student like the average Joe or worse a he says though not wholly see Mckinney on 11a leaders wrestle Over Germany to end a Abig Day by Tom Raum associated press writer Camp David my. President Bush and soviet Leader Mikhail s. Gorbachev wrestled Over differences on Germany in a final full Day of sum Mitry at this Mountain hideaway saturday. Despite disagreements Bush said a i see this Glass not half empty but half full a and Gorbachev described the talks As instructive but said there were a real problems the leaders would not a turn a Blind Eye the leaders met in the relaxed setting of this rustic presidential Retreat accompanied by bar Bara Bush and Raisa Gorbachev. Summit in additional stories photos on the Summit a a Page 7d the two presidents stripped off their Coats and ties for discussions that led Gorbachev to conclude a tips been a big on a sunny Spring Day the Gorbachev also strolled the paths lacing this sprawling compound and pitched horseshoes. Bush an aficionado said Gorbachev had never played horse a see leaders on 11a break the Law you la pay More by Bob Slegel Register Herald City Eon or beginning this week there a $20 More reason for potential speeders bad Check writers and other Mise a Meanor violators to think twice. As Well people wanting to petition magistrate or circuit courts on civil matters will have extra expenses to keep in mind. Thanks to sen ate Bill 609, Jennings passed by this years Legisla Ture minimum court costs that Are tagged onto fines Are jumping from $36 to $56 As a result for the least serious vehicle speeding infraction a Driver will part with at least $61, or the typical $5 Fine plus the higher court costs. A the assistants and magistrates Are going to take a lot of abuse answering the traffic phone a predicted Mary Jennings a Raleigh county magistrate who already receives complaints about stiff court Cost assessments. A a we re going to have an awful see court on 11a farm festivities Monroe county celebrates 36th annual Farmers Day by Debbie Schwann Simpson Register me raid correspondent Union a Monroe county where agriculture is King tipped its hat to Farmers at the 36th annual Farmers Day Parade in Union yesterday. The event Drew approximately 3,500 to the county seat for a weekend of activities which started with a Street dance Friday evening. A reunion this afternoon at Union High school will close the festival. Sandwiched into saturdays program were a 10-k run a Habale throwing contest horse pulling Competition a horse show a country contest gospel sings and fireworks. A a it a our thank you to the Farmers a said Shane Ashley president of the Union area chamber of Commerce sponsors of Farmers Day activities a we say come to Farmers Day and spend a Day not a a the annual event gave Union a Chance to show off its new Brick bordered sidewalks and colonial Street lights. Vendors lined the streets pitching their wares. Among the Best bargains were the two for the Price of one hot dogs served by Rebecca Gill and Patty Mcmahan members of the Union High school Cha. A we put it All together a said Gill. The students must earn $1,400 to attend the Cha National meet in san Antonio Texas this summer. Just up the Street members of the Union United methodist a see Parade on 11a Rex Harrison Dies at age 82 by Larry Mcshane associated press writer new York a Oscar winning actor sir Rex Harrison who taught the Kings English in a my fair lady and talked to animals As the lovable or. Additional stories a 8d a laser Pho to stage and screen Star Rex Morrison shown As professor Henry Higgins for the Silver anniversary production of a my fair lady a died saturday he was 82. Dolittle during a 66-year career died in his sleep saturday he was 82 the actor a stage Aud screen Star in the United states and his native England died of pancreatic cancer at see Harrison on 11a May brought unusual mix of weather by Dawn c. Wolfe Register Herald reporter nature whipped up an unusual variety of weather last month including a steady Batch of rain a Tornado and a rare Rainbow that formed without the Benefit of rain. Despite what seemed like an unusually heavy Rainy season rain weary West virginians May be surprised that the total amount of rainfall for the period was near Normal the Here Are the High and Low jew o y temperatures for 1 j avg. High 68.5 avg. Low 50.4 3-74 53 2 61 49 3-74 53 4 77 60 63 41 6 52 36 65 a a 73 46 9 73 51 1p 60 42 11 62 42 12j65 45 nj71 55 111 74 51 15 80 58 lb�?~8l 63 a 70 56 18j68 51 73 50 2oj72 59 73 60 60 50 62 47 n66 43 on o so til in 26 78 61 27 7 3 60 lad 61 53 56 50 30 62 47 31j75 45 avg. Below Normal .04 Sot be National weather service Beckley negate Herald or spec off Stover National weather service said. Residents in the Region suffered through 20 Days of soggy weather. It rained at least one Day every weekend and the Sun peeked through for Only la Days but the total pro capita Tion for the month was 3.53 inches .33 inches below nor Mal. A violent thunderstorm produced a Tornado that touched Down in Gauley Bridge last saturday while heavy Rains pelted the rest of Southern West Virginia. In memorial Day severe storms pounded parts of West Virginia with heavy rain causing some Flash flooding and rising Rivers. On May 9, a colourful ring around the Sun perplexed some Beckley residents and had them wondering How there could be a Rainbow with no rain the phenomenon is known As a Sun Halo and is formed when High thin Clouds Are configured around the Sun in such a Way As to cause the prismatic reflection of the suns rays by ice crystals according to the news halos occur frequently although Many people May not notice them although the skies were rarely Clear the month did produce Breezy Balmy temperatures West virginians enjoyed 15 Days of 70 degrees or above weather the average High temperature for the month was Ohff degrees while the average Low was recorded at 50.4 degrees on May 16, the temperature soared to by degrees but steadily declined the remainder of the month. The lowest temperature was recorded at 36 degrees on two consecutive Days May 6 and 7. The news Outlook for june Calls for near Normal temperatures and precipitation. Here a what to expect a cording to news statistics a a Normal average High temperature a 76.5 degrees a a Normal average Low temperature a 55 9 degrees a a average temperature a 66.2 degrees a a average rainfall a 3.82 inches Good morning trying to Cash in on a River Miami apr it Wasny to exactly pennies from heaven but a juror who spotted a River of floating Cash thought he stumbled upon a godsend instead the 20-foot-wide bed of Bills was scooped up by Federal agents who proclaimed the Fortune a fake. U s. Secret service agents believe counterfeiters dumped the $5, $10 and $20 Bills into the Miami River. Many of the Bills had similar serial numbers a detail counterfeiters try to avoid said secret service spokesman Paul Hackenberry but the $20,000 in fake Green backs looked pretty real to Carlos Rangel who noticed the Bills thursday morning As he arrived for jury Dut at the metro Dade Justice building a the Money was floating All Over the place a he said i be never a ten so much Money in my _ astrology 58 lifestyle 1b-5b Bridge 28 new of record a business 1040 Puzzle so classified 7c-12c sports .1c-8c Des Abby 28 stocks 20-30 deaths 8a-9a television so editorial a weather a nearly a year after democracy demonstrations in Beijing Security is tight to prevent a similar occurrence 7c today in history in 1937. The Duke of Windsor who had abdicated the British throne mar ried wadis Warfield Simpson in a civil ceremony in Monts France

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