MESSAGE BOARD

We had 24 members for our December Christmas meeting.  We had great food, lots of awards, plaques of appreciation and recognition, great fellowship and a fun time with the gift exchange.  Congratulations to A.D. Clark for winning the end of the year gold coin.  Congratulations to the following award winners:


RCTHA Digger of the Year - Charlie Coskey

Pre-1900's Coin Treasure Hunter of the Year - Charlie Coskey

Post 1900's Coin Treasure Hunter of the Year - Charlie Coskey

Token Treasure Hunter of the Year - Charlie Coskey

Toy Treasure Hunter of the Year - Charlie Coskey

Gold/Jewelry Treasure Hunter of the Year - Kurt Kelley

Silver Jewelry Treasure Hunter of the Year - Kurt Kelley

Relic Treasure Hunter of the Year - Gene Richardson

Judges Choice Treasure Hunter of the Year - Gene Richardson

2017 Find of the Year - Michael Heim - 1853 Trime


Special Recognition Plaques were given to A.D. Clark - co-founder of the club 24 years ago. and Keith Wills for 50 years dedicated to leadership and advancement of the metal detecting hobby.  Congratulations fellows!



MONTHLY FUN FACT...

Almonds are a member of the peach family.

WHERE DID THAT COME FROM?...

HOGWASH
Steamboats carried both people and animals. Since pigs smelled so bad they would be washed before being put on board. The mud and other filth that was washed off was considered useless “hog wash".

Pictures of Mike Ross and Keith Wills at DeValls Bluff, Arkansas in 2015
Crime Search Team certified by Garrett Electronic/Detectors out working for the Upshur County Sherriff Department searching for loose weapon at a crime scene.