Randolph News Items from Local Newspapers

Source:  The Charlotte Gazette, Smithville, VA., Thursday, April 12, 1928.
Submitted By:  Bea Adams King

RANDOLPH
The children at Hermon School enjoyed an egg hunt on Friday afternoon.
The children of the community and the older people as well spent a very pleasant afternoon at the home of Mr. and Mrs. A.B. Guthrie on Monday.  There was an Easter egg hunt in the back yard for the larger children.  The remainder of the afternoon was taken up in playing games, jumping ropes and having a general good time.  We were loth to see the partying time come, but the hours spent together will afford pleasant thoughts for days to come.
Mrs. J.C. Holt, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Hamersley and son, Frank, and daughter, Lois, of Lynchburg, visited Mrs. J.R. Carter on Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. Wheeler Pillow and little daughter of Richmond, spent the week end with Mr. and Mrs. R.S. Pillow.

Source:  The Charlotte Gazette, Smithville, VA., Thursday, May 17, 1928.
Submitted By:  Bea Adams King

RANDOLPH
Rev. W.C. Hughes filled his regular appointments at Randolph on Sunday night.  His sermon was suited to the day and directed especially to the mothers.
Mrs. J.K. Jolliff returned to her home in Greenville, N.C., on Sunday after spending two weeks here at her old home.  She was accompanied by her brother, Mr. Isaac Goode.
Mr. and Mrs. W.L. Hamersly and daughters visited Mr. and Mrs. E.S. Moore on Sunday afternoon.
Mr. Frank Pillow, of Richmond, arrived on Friday night to stay the week end with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. R.S. Pillow.
Mr. and Mrs. R.V. Hamersley and children and Miss Anna Bass spent Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J.R. Carter.
Mr. Stork was in our midst last week end and left a new baby with Mr. and Mrs. C.E. Lacks.
On Saturday afternoon the Randolph base ball team played against the Drakes Branch boys at Drakes Branch.  At the close of the game the the score stood 15 to 9 in favor of Randolph.


Newspaper:  The Charlotte Gazette, Drakes Branch, VA., Thursday, January 11, 1945
Submitted By:  Bea Adams King

RANDOLPH
Burton L. Owen Ph-M. 3-c spent the week end with is wife and baby in the home of his parents Mr. and Mrs. J. Owen.
Mr. P.E. Trent of near Phenix recently had a telegram from the War Department stating his son, Pvt. Harold E. Trent had been lost in action in France since December 16, 1944.
Mrs. T.L. Owen and children Curtis and Joyce Ann called on Doris and Lois Johnson, Tuesday.


Newspaper:  The Charlotte Gazette, Drakes Branch, VA., Thursday, January 4, 1945
Submitted By:  Bea Adams King

RANDOLPH
Burton L. Owen, Ph.M. 3-c of Bainbridge, Md., spent the week end with his wife and baby in the home of his parents Mr. and Mrs. J.J. Owen.
Miss Irene Trent of Richmond spent the week end in the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. P.E. Trent of near Phenix.  Ph.M. 3-c and Mrs. Burton Owen and daughter Emily called in the same home Sunday.
Miss Caroline Cage and Miss Justine Francis of Richmond spent the week end in the home of Mr. and Mrs. T.C. Cage of near Phenix.
Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Haley and children of near Randolph, Percy Haley and Floyd Bomar of near Brookneal called on Mr. and Mrs. W.H. Haley, Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. W.H. Haley called on Mr. and Mrs. J.J. Owen, Monday, Mr. and Mrs. T.L. Owen and children called in the same home.
Mrs. Harold E. Trent of Charlotte Court House spent a few days recently with Mr. and Mrs. P.E. Trent.


Newspaper:  The Charlotte Gazette, Drakes Branch, VA., Thursday, December  21, 1944
Submitted By:  Bea Adams King

RANDOLPH
Burton L. Owen Ph.M. 3-c of Bainbridge, Md., visited his wife and baby in the home of his parents Mr. and Mrs. J.J. Owen.
Mr. Nelson Guy died at his home near here last Tuesday.  He was buried at Cub Creek Church Friday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. Tollie Owen and children Curtis and Joyce, Mrs. Burton Owen and daughter Emily and Mrs. J.J. Owen called on Mr. and Mrs. G.W. Nichols Sunday night.
Mr. P.E. Trent and son David Earl and Mrs. Kate Claybrook called on Mr. and Mrs. J.J. Owen and Mr. and Mrs. W.H. Haley a while Sunday afternoon.


Newspaper:  The Charlotte Gazette, Drakes Branch, VA., Thursday, November  30, 1944
Submitted By:  Bea Adams King

RANDOLPH
Mrs. Baker Carr, Mrs. Belvie Dixon, Mrs. Crafton Talbert and daughter Nancy of South Boston, also Mrs. W.H. Haley called on Mr. and Mrs. J.J. Owen and Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Elder last Thursday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Haley and children and J.B. Elder called on Mr. and Mrs. W.H. Haley, Sunday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. C.E. Adams and Clyde Haley were Business visitors in Lynchburg recently.
Mr. and Mrs. Tollie Owen and children called on Mr. and Mrs. J.J. Owen Sunday afternoon.


Newspaper:  The Charlotte Gazette, Drakes Branch, VA., Thursday, November 9, 1944
Submitted By:  Bea Adams King

RANDOLPH
Burton L. Owen Ph. M. 8-c of Bainbridge, Md., spent the week end with his wife and baby, in the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.J. Owen.
Mrs. Baker Carr and Mr. and Mrs. Beville Dixon were recent visitors of Mr. and Mrs. W.H. Haley.
Mr. and Mrs. G.W. Nichols, Mrs. Watkins Allen and children, Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Haley and children were visitors to Brookneal Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. Tollie Owen and children visited Mr. and Mrs. J.J. Owen Sunday.