April 30, 1979
Asotin girl, 12, missing
ASOTIN - An Asotin County sheriff's posse launched
a search Sunday for a 12-year-old Asotin girl who
disappeared Saturday night.
The missing girl is Christine White, daughter of Betty
Eminger. Her step-father, Mick Eminger, said the girl
was last reported seen around 7 or 8 Saturday night at
the Asotin County Fair.
She was riding a white Schwinn 10-speed bicycle
which is missing.
The Emingers notified the Asotin County sheriff's office.
The sheriff's posse and some volunteers searched in
the late afternoon and evening Sunday in the hills
around Asotin for the girl's bicycle and any clue
to her whereabouts.
Eminger said schoolmates of the missing girl reported
she had been on her way home when they last saw her at
She was dressed in blue jeans, red leather tennis shoes
and possibly a tan and pink striped shirt, Eminger said.
He asked that anyone who might have any clues to the
girl's whereabouts notify the sheriff.
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*** Note: Christina's mother states that the bicycle was NOT a Schwinn brand. It also had distinctive wing nuts, about 3 inches wide, on the front wheels.