Program from 1956 "Miss Randolph County", "Miss Pocahontas",
and "Miss Centennial" Beauty Pageant
Director: Mrs. Mary Sallee
M.C.: Ted Rand Music: Mrs. Owen Hudgins
Presenting: Miss Norma Sue Ward, Miss Randolph County and
Miss Pocahontas of 1954-55; and Miss Peggy McFatridge, Miss
Randolph County and Miss Pocahontas of 1955-56
Bates, Anna Frances
Carroll, Mary Rae
Kincade, Patricia Ann
Liebhaber, Mary Katherine
Limbaugh, Peggy Sue
Long, Marbra Jean
Million, Barbara Ambertine
Perrin, Freda Marie
Thielemier, Stella Mae
Thomas, Elta Lee
Thomas, Rex Ann
Waymon, Shirley Anne
Randolph County Historical Society
Published in the
1960s by the Randolph County Historical Society, each issue contained a
wealth of county history. We're trying to find all issues of this
series. If you have any we don't currently have online,
please loan them to us to record for posting here. Thanks!
1914 Pocahontas High School
Vol. 1, No.
5 of "The Totem", dated May 20, 1914. An amazing monthly school
publication printed by Star Herald Printing, it's more akin to a yearbook than a school newspaper.
W. Ross Hooton's 1914 copy, scanned and labeled 95 years later by Dr.
a few unidentified photos. If you spot any long-lost family
members here we've failed to identify, please
let us know! Among
those now identified are:
Hulen, E. E.
Lucas, Stella Mae
Shivley, James (Jim)
The Lynching of Cheverie
a mob lynching that occurred in Pocahontas in 1901.
Old Randolph Courthouse Restoration, 1970's
This summary of the 1970's restoration of
the old Randolph County courthouse comes from the papers of Paul and
Rosemary Bowlin, who were active in the restoration project.
History of Pocahontas' Founders:
Bettis and Drew
Historical account of Pocahontas' founder,
Ranson Bettis and his son-in-law, Arkansas's third governor, Thomas