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Page 10 - Thursday, January 8, 2015 - The GlenviUe Democrat The Glenville Pathfinder - Glenville, WV 26351 Shelly Ann Ratliff graduated from Marshall University with a doctorate in curriculum and instruction with an emphasis in literacy on December 14, 2014. Dr. Ratliff began pursuing her de- gree in spring 2009. While attending Marshall University, she presented twice at the International Reading As- sociation Conferences in Orlando and Chicago with a Marshall faculty mem- ber, published an article about work- ing mothers in WV Early Education Quarterly, and co-taught a course at Marshall University which were all part of her degree requirements. Dr. Ratliff defended her disserta- tion entitled "A Study of Kindergar- ten Teachers' Ability to Teach the Kindergarten Informational Text Common Core State Standards in Fif- teen West Virginia School Districts" on October 30, 2014 in Charleston. Her dissertation has been published online by ProQuest. Dr. Ratliffis an Assistant Professor of Education at Glenville State Col- lege. She is the daughter of Don and Susie Sheets of Glenville and the granddaughter of Evelyn Hardman of Glenville and the late Hale Hardman and Everett and Lucille Sheets. Dr. Ratliff resides in Glenville with her husband, Jon and daughter, Brook- lyn. She credits God and the support and encouragement of her family as the driving force behind her finishing DR. SHELLY RATLIFF this degree. When I Grow Up Essay Contest SJMH Vein Center Offering Free Screenings Jan. 14 Stonewall Jackson Me- morial Hospital (SJMH), in Weston, is offering more services to patients in the community. As well as opening a new Oncol- ogy/Infusion Center, the Hospital has also opened a Vein Center on the first floor of the healthcare fa- cility. The Vein Center helps patients deal with venous (vein) disease. To find out if a patient has this condition, there will be free vein screenings over the next few months. The next available open- ings are on Wed., Jan. 14, from 3 to 6 p.m. at the new Center. Availability is lim- ited so interested parties should call 304-517-1272 Dr. Brian Hornsby to reserve a spot,. SJMH physicians Dr. Bri- an Hornsby and Dr. Paula Galloway will provide the Dr, Paula Galloway outpatient procedure, more likely then men to More than 45 million develop the disease) and Americans suffer from trauma. Pregnancy and venous disease. Surpris- obesity can add to the ingly, 25% of women probability of developing and 15% of men have the vein problems as well as problem, but only 3% of professions, which• ne- them are treated for it. Left cessitate standing such as untreated, venous disease teaching, factory jobs or can lead to the increased c(£nstruction work. risk of blood• clots, skin Anatomically, a pa- Color changes or ulcer for- tient's arteries supply the mations. A typical venous blood to one's extremi- problem is varicose veins ties but the vein system or phlebitis, returns the blood to one's Symptoms for the suf- heart. The difficult:,' refer can include aching; arises when the blood fatigue; heaviness in the must work against gray- legs; pain that is throb- ity and flow upwards. bing, burning, stabbing; The valves may not work cramping, swelling, itch-properly. ing, restless legs, or numb- SJMH's new Vein Cen- ness. ter provides patients with Venous disease can be a an alternative to corn- result of heredity. A pa- pression stockings and tient has an 89% chance of includes an outpatient having the problem if both procedure called thermal parents had vein problems, ablation. The procedure Other causes for vein takes less than 60 min- disease are age, gender utes with a 99% success (women are three times rate, PAID ADVERTISEMENT West Virginia State Treasurer John Perdue and representatives of The Hart- ford will announce details of the 2015 SMART529 When I Grow Up student and teacher essay contest at I0 a.m. THIS FRIDAY (Jan. 9)at Mountain View Elementary School. Now in its eighth year, the popular contest gives kindergarten through fifth grade stu- dents a chance to share in nearly $20,000 in SMART529 savings for higher edu- cation. Every year thousands of West Virginia students participate in the con- test. Two brothers from Mountain View Elementary were winners in last year's contest. Teachers will also have the opportu- nity to compete in the teacher portion of the essay contest. This year's winning teacher will receive a $2.500 cash prize. More details about the contest will be announced at the event below: WHAT: SMART529 When I Grow Up student and teacher essay contest WHEN: FRIDAY (JANUARY 9) at 10 a.m. WHERE: Mountain View Elemen- tary School, 3967 Trays Valley Rd., Hurricane, W.Va. For more information on this event contact Gina Joynes at 304-341-0758 or George Manahan at 304-546-6174. Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospi- tal (SJMH), in Weston, is pleased to announce the appointment of Barbara Willis as the new Chief Nursing Officer (CNO). Willis has a depth of experi- • ence in the nursing field in a variety of management roles. She is very pleased to be at Stonewall. "I felt that this was the right job for me. I liked the vision for the Hospital and the direction the Hospital is going in," she noted. She was born in New Jersey but grew up in Oklahoma when her parents de- cided to move there for a better oppor- tunity. Her father, Bill, still lives at Kansas City, MO, and her mother is deceased. She has three siblings. Barbara's first job in medicine was as an LPN at Children's Hospital in Okla- homa City. She has worked as a nurse in an emergency department; served as an infection control/nursed educator; and then as director of the Emergency De- GeraldineMarks 462-7477 THE OAK GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH AND ONE ROOM SCHOOL, LATE 1960'S. Remembering the Old, But Celebrating the New The Clevenger Log One Room on Fri. and come to the new school Steven and his wife Kathy came School was built about 1893. It on Mon. According to Murielfrom Winchester, VA, to spend was used as a schoolhouse on Boggs' 1935 history the one room some time visiting the family. weekdays andthe Oak GroveBap- school building was built before Steven's granddaughter, Brianna, tist Church met there on Sundays. the church building. The Oak is in the University of VA's Systic MygrandmaBerthaHamricAllen Grove building was dedicated in Fibrosis Unit for treatment and told me she taught Sunday School 1920. will be there for from 3 to 4 weeks. there before her marriage in 2001. I have had a lot of company and Get better soon Brianna. According to a 1935 history of the missed writing my column. We We have had some really cold Oak Grove School, wrote by had our family Christmas on Sun. then nice weather. My yard is still Muriel Boggs, the new road built after Christmas. We went to Oak pretty and green . We also had some across the Oak Grove Hill was too Grove for Church and met at my slick, icy roads, but the really slick far fromthe ClevengerLog School house for soup and snacks, Christ- snowy roads have missed us. The so the Board of Education traded mas dinner, then we exchanged weatherman tells us that this week the log school lot for the same gifts. It was a cold day and several we will have extremely cold amount of land nearer the new family members were home with weather. road in 1914. They hired•two men the flu and a virus that was passing We still are not seeing our usual bythenamesofBennettandMarks around.Santawasawfullygoodto number of deer. I do not know to build the schoolhouse. They me this year. Someone asked me what happened to them, but they called the new school the Oak what I wanted for Christmas and I sure were too many. Grove One Room School. The Oak toldthem a larger cutting board. I I hear that Susan and Mickey Grove One Room School closed got one medium ized cutting Roberts have retired and moved in 1958. board, a large cutting board, and a back to Gilmer County. Susan's Graden Richards once told me fabric cutting board. I think I now mother, Bernice Wolfe, recently that he was a student in the have a g0od, , t ply of, ,cutting,. broke her arm and I'm sure she is Clevenger One Room School and boards, glad they are around to help her. one weekend they were told toGrandson Matthew Marks came Stay well and, like me, hope we take their books to the new school from Proctorville, OH and son can all skip the flu this winter. 0 partment at a Texas hospital. Her next step was to take on the role of CNO. "It was an eye-opener for me to be a manager," she explained."I truly learned the balance between being a nurse and being a manager." BARBARA WILLIS Remington is an ap- proximately 3 year old bloodhound who was found as a stray near the Sutton-Gassaway border. He is on hold until 1-8- 15. This week's tempera- tures are expected• to be brutally cold! PLEASE bring your pets inside[ If it is absolutely not pos- sible to do so, please make sure their outside houses have plenty of hay or straw and a door or flap. With- out a door, it cannot retain their body hem and their furls NOT enough to keep them warm! They will also need fresh water several times daily as i; freezes quickly. The shelter is in need of paper towels, dish soap and laundry soap, but any donations are greatly appreciated! Adoptable dogs at the Braxton County Animal Shelter 304.765-2200 ROAD ERVICE I i!/i~II)~l/~ ~ ~': ~E:. .... . ~ :l::I i/:ll.~::ii:~i ......... i '!:~',i~! !ii iili,, i:.!:~ ............... i;. i:,:" ii!i She received her Bachelor of Nurs- ing at the University of Central Okla- homa; her Master in Nursing Adminis- tration from the University of Okla- homa; and a Master in Healthcare Ad- ministration from the University of Phoenix. Her most recent position was as CNO at the Natchez Regional Medical Cen- ter. After three years in the job, the Center was consolidated with another medical organization. Barbara and her husband Henry "Chip" Willis live at Clarksburg. They have a daughter Christina Vanatta, of New Jersey; and two sons, Jake and Lane. They also have three grandchil- dren, Jefforey Martin, Colin VanAtta, and Cooper VanAtta. As CNO at SJMH she is now the champion for one of the five pillars of the Hospital's strategic plan. She will be guiding the Hospital for the. Cus- tomer Service pillar. Cedarville News JoAnaWoodyard462_7093 We sure missed the grand-kids when Miss Lela Brannon, (Post Office and they all went home, it was really good house), Doff Childers, Burke Butcher, to have them all. They had a great visit Tibitia Westfall, Sara Marks, Forest and a good time playing with each Rogers, Fletcher Burke, Mrs. Hallie other. Beall, Clara Reaser, Emie Eisenhart, It sure was good to have a long chat Harry Brannon (kitchen and dinning with a good friend,Mary Jane Furr. She roomtom fromhouse andwashed down said she would enjoy hearing from her stream), Charles Burke, Clavel Smith, other friends in Gilmer, which was her Houston Miller, Worthy Moore and former home. She really enjoys the Lee Jenkins, a grist mill owned by Glenville paper, the news and many Albert Gregory and Joe Pritt was pictures of interest, flooded, though both men, who were in Our sympathy goes out to all those town Tuesday, said they thought the that lost loved ones this past week. engines and other equipment could be Some of the children were sad that salvaged. Taylor Burke's store was there was no snow to sleigh ride and flooded and the garage, with his car in make snowmen during their Christmas it, floated down stream. Barns and break, smaller buildings were washed off foun- Cold and viruses are raging. Hope dations, several of them turned around they pass us over soon. and were lodged on the main street. The Shelli and Rick Smith and family water came up so rapidly that Mrs. wereinforafewdaysfromMartinsburg Burke Butcher was unable to get to the visitingMaryandLaneSmithandBetty first floor to save any of the furniture Riffle and other family members, and household fixtures. About the only Oursympathygoes outtothelsenhart article to escape the flood waters was a family on the loss of their loved one. small radio. She will be missed by family and Heaviestlossinthecommunity,aside friends, form crops, was furniture; much of Here is some old Cedarville News, which was completely swept away. I On Thurs., Aug. 12, 1943 homes was five months old when all of this flooded.FredBurke,ClarkFloyd,Frank happened.My parents said some stayed Bamett,GocRichardson,TaylorBurke, several days at our house. NEW and Vsiug USED PARTS . Towing from Automotive Color Technology