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Bob and Polly Hoke


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WE LIVED IN NEWPORT IN 1942. MY SISTER ALICE GRADUATED FROM NEWPORT.  MY DAD WAS SUPERTINDENT OF SCHOOLS  FOR 1 YEAR 1942.  WE  LIIVED IN THE BIG  CREAM COLORED HOUSE  UP THE STREET GOING TO THE SCHOOL ON THE LEFT SIDE OF THE STREET.  CLAYTON HENDRIX  OWNED THE HOUSE.THE ONE WITH THE BIG  PORCH ACROSS THE FRONT AND AROUND THE SIDE.

   ONE OF THE HAPPIEST YEARS OF MY YOUTH WAS  IN  NEWPORT..

   I WAS A  FRESHMAN AND ON THE  BB TEAM..WITH  CL. EDGIL  BUB HARTSHORN.  BOB GREEN  KERMIT HARRIS,OKIE ONEAL. BUGSIE BERGA,  ZIP BERGA,  JIM  BERGA,  KAY  CUNNINGHAM,,,,,

   WE WOULD WALK EVERY NITE...TURKEY KNOB,  DANAS  RUN,  ST MARIES. WE WOULD GET A GANG ON THE  BRIDGE  AT THE TOLL BOOTH.  THEN RUN  THROUGH THE TOLL GATE  AND GO TO THE  MOVIES...TOLL WAS  5 CENTS.

   WE REALLY ENJOYED YOUR SITE.  SENT IT TO MY  SISTER IN TEXAS TO ENJOY.  BOB AND POLLY HOKE  GALENA,OHIO bobsradios@yahoo.com

 

WE ALSO WERE GREAT HORSE SHOE  PITCHERS...LOTS OF DOUBLE RINGERS IN OLE NEWPORT......BOB AND  POLLY HOKE,,,,,,541  WALNUT ST  GALENA,  OHIO  43021..LIKE TO HEAR FROM SOME OLE  FRIENDS..bobsradios@yahoo.com   

 


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Bob Hoke

 

Hoke_6.jpg The photos are courtesy of Alice Hoke Miller. Also, visit the Schools page for memories of the Class of 1942, sent to us by Alice. My name is Alice Hoke Miller. I am a 1942 graduate of Newport High School. My father was superintendent of the Newport schools, and Bob, Dick, Byron and Ed were my brothers.

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