Warrior Wampum winners
Ira "Buck" Turner, Cookie Turner and their granddaughter Abby stand next to a 2011 Camaro they won in the first-ever Warrior Wampum raffle on July 23. Turner had already purchased a raffle ticket for himself and decided to purchase another for his granddaughter Abby's first birthday, which was the same day as the drawing. Turner was at his granddaughter's birthday party and left to attend the drawing, where he was announced the winner of the car. Raffle proceeds support the Pocahontas County Youth Football League. Other winners include: Teresa Jeremy Kloeker, go cart; Wanda Marino-Rossi, rifle; Kris Moose, laptop computer; Michael Hardesty, $1,000 cash; Sue White, $500 Grand Furniture gift card; Eva Moore, stainless steel gas grill; Bo Casteel, John Deere mower; Tara Rexrode, Savage rifle with scope; Jim Smith, Ipod Touch gift pack; Drew Taylor, $1,500 cash; Charlie Taylor, $500 Lowes gift card; Bill Graham, 55'' LCD TV; Roy Walker, 2011 Clipper 806 pop-up camper; Mark Bess, Mossberg shotgun; Linda McCoy, Canon digital camera; Robert E. Sharp, $1,000 cash; Greenbrier Grill & Lodge, $500 Walmart gift card; James Varner, Apple Ipad; Jimmy Daetwyler, Suzuki 4x4 quad ATV; Maggie Vaughan, Howa rifle with scope; Howard Walker, $1,000 cash; Dianna Flanagan, $1,500 cash; Dr. Luis Soriano, trip for two at Greenbrier resort; Debbie Bragg, $5,000 cash. Note: Youth football practice starts on August 1 from 6 to 8 p.m. Players should bring physicals, birth certificates and water bottles. G. Hamill photo.