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4 The Gienville Democrat-Pathfinder Oil Changes, Grease Jobs Wash Jobs Also Official WV State Inspection Station Call Jack at 462-8051 Main & Lewis St., Glenville in The Spencer Yellowjackets used a stingy press to befuddle the Titans offense in Gilmer's 84-66 loss to the visiting Spencer team Friday evening at the GSC gymnasium. The Titans committed 15 turnovers in the first half and 22 in the game in the loss. Spencer also dominated the inside in the game, outre- bounding the Titans 44 to 30. Spencer took a 23-14 first quarter lead, and increased that to 44-29 at the half. Gilmer played well in the sec- ond half, keeping close to Spencer in scoring 20-18 and 20-19, but they could not over- come the first half deficit. Brian Moore again led the Ti- tans in scoring with 24 points R (AGAIN) ALLEN L. KNOWLES III, M.D. Board Certified-Family Practice and eight rebounds. He was fol- lowed by Mike Shock with 20 points, Doug Cottrill with 10, Tom Wellings with seven, Far- ron Moss and Rod Minney with two each, and Matt Shephard with one point. Gilmer shot 47 percent from the floor (26 of 55) on the night. They registered nine steals with Mike Shock registering four of those, and dished out 13 assists, with Farron Moss leading the Titans in that category with four. In the junior varsity contest, Gilmer downed the JV Jackets 42-34. The Titans traveled to Clay County on Tuesday night and will host Wahama on Friday night at the GSC gymnasium. Mini-Titans d Walkersville p opener The Gilmer County Mini-Ti- tans played their first game of the season on Tuesday, January 3 in Walkersville. They rolled over the Walkersville Broncos 39-22. Doug Heater lead all Travis Woodford, Kevin Hess, Jason Poole, T.J. Stevens, Jeff Montgomery, and George Walsh. The manager is Tim Hayner. Statistician is Tammy Stewart. The coach of the Mini- scorers with 16 and Eddie Titans is Jeff Squires. Carder connected for 12. Other The Mini-Titans play two scorers were Will Ratcliff with 7 games this week. On Tuesday, and Jason Poole with 4. Jan. 10 they hosted Sutton and The Mini-Titan starting for- on Thursday, Jan. 12 they will Announces the resumption of wards are Doug Heater and Joey play Win County prior to the Self. At center is Eddie Carder. Freshman game at GCHS. maternity care in his practice at The guards are David Moyers Next week only one game is Main and 5th St., Burnsville and William Ratliff. Otherscheduled with Jane Lcw, away members of the team are: on Jan. 19. ............ --=---- Titan frosh lose to Red Devils into it In season opener "im, . grote I",, 'ii:Ic , il;i:i The Gilmer County Freshmen The Freshmen play two home traveled to Calhoun January 5 to games this week against Clay play the Red Devils. At the end County on Monday, Jan. 9 and ll ,13E of the first quarter of play, the Win County Thursday, Jan, 12. Titan Frosh was tied with They will also host Spencer on .... ,- Calhoun 8-8. The half time Jan. 16. The Jan. 12th game co " I p'- V.I score showed Gilmer leadingwith Win County will be a L .... , .... 18-14. double header as the Mini-Ti- ffgtO--.,,A "-" '-' "" "" ma~ o~ .s2-sz ' , .... TheRed Devils came back in tans will play at 6:00 followed the third quarter to take the lead by the Freshmen. Games will C/g.l- ....... 30-28. A hot streak by the be held at Gilmer County High Calhoun Frosh in the fourth School. 9-inch I! Now FREE DELIVERY (starting at 4 p.m.-S5 minimum order) 462-5015 or 462-5016 11 W. Main St., Glenville Glenville, WV Phone462-8688 If It's Hunting & Fishing Supplies, Shop With Us! LITTLE KANAWHA SCRAP Sand Fork, WV 462-8439 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mon.-Sat. Cans Sheet Aluminum #1 Copper #2 Copper 3ast Aluminum Lead :ladiators Bottles Motors Deer Hides Beef Hides #1 and #2 Steel Best Selection, Best Service, BestPrice Check Our Lay.A-Way Plan on New Guns. Name Your Own Payments, No Extra Charge. We Need Good Used .222's, 22-250's, .243's, and .410's. Will Accept As Trades on New Guns or Pay Cash. quarter gave them a 40-36 win over the Titans. The leading The Freshmen basketball scorer for Gilmer was Jason team is coached by Mr. Scott Fisher with 20 points. He was Hall. The team roster includes: followed by Jason Jones with 4, Scott Nicholson, Jason Hayner, Jason Hayner 4, David Rich 2, David Rich, Jason Fisher, Jason Mark Grogg 2, Richard Bailey Jones, Richard Bailey, Mike 2, and Mike Shackleford 2. Shackleford, and Mark Grogg. City Treasurer resigns.... Continued from Page 1 State Tax Department and in- formed them ,of the situation. The Financial Statement was moved to acceptance by Jerry Collins and seconded by Freddie Helmick. Rebecca Willitt reminded the Council that audits begin next Monday. The Police Report was given by Chief Charles Davis. Chief Davis stated the Police Depart- ment had a suspect in the car painting incident that occured in December. The City Police De- partrnent is also applying for ad- ditional DUI funds. The Street Department re- ported that a coal mix had been placed in holes on Main Street, and more of the mix could be obtained after the possibility of snow was over. Also brought to the Council's attention was a tree on the Al Stewart property that needed cut. Mayor Smith estimated cost for removal at $1,200. Councilman Helmick questioned the Council regard- ing an unrepaired culvert in his ward. The alleyways off Walnut Street were discussed and it was agreed to not advertise the prop- erty for sale. The decision was made to buy a new police cruiser, a Chevrolet Caprice for $13,387.00. The Council agreed to purchase the new cruiser and retain two cruisers already owned. A rental agreement with C & P Telephone for the room in the City Hall was discussed with the rental amount placed at $450.00 per month. Rental will be on a month-to-month basis. A motion was made by Coun- cilman Helmick regarding the sale of gasoline to the Sheriff's Department for the same price charged to the Utility Depart- ment, 10 above cost. The mo- tion was seconded by Bantz Collins. A discussion regarding a lad- der firetruck will be held at the next monthly meeting. Next months meeting will be held in the Mayor's Chambers at 7:30 p.m. on February 6. TRY 'FHE CLASSIFIEI)'S TliEY WORK We are now accepting ! coats of all kinds & sizes. Adults & children's coats accepted to benefit the needy! 462-5190 Mon.-Ffl. 8:30-5:30 Sat. 8:30-12: Thursday, Brian Moore (22) scores two of his 24 points in the to Spencer on Friday night. Tom Wellings penetrates the Yellowjacket defense on to two points. Tom Minney appointed .... Continued from Page 1 school. The Dungins are resi- Kent Kennedy as Dir@ dents of Doddridge County and Student Services; while Casey had been attending -tabled a request fro[at Gilmer County schools for sev- tor of Support Services eral years, David was a new stu- Milliken for approval of dent who had been attendingto institute a plan for l GCHS without the permission of buses at certain terminal the Board; to protect them from th -accepted four letters of in- vandalism. The Board f tent to retire; further study was neceS -accepted the resignation of the plan, and tabled the Dr. Clacy Williams as superin- until the next meeting; tendent effective January 13, -approved the poli 1989; Communicable Disease -approved a request for a for the county; leave of absence for Mrs. Sue -approved a requeS Morris for February 26 through Shawn Ball to continue to March 2, 1989; -denied a request for pay- ment of an invoice for legal costs from Michael Father, who represented a group of citizens from the Normantown area in a suit brought against the Board in 1986. The case involved efforts by the group to have Garland. Roberts' contract terminated at bus operator. Board President Robert Miller noted that the courts had found that the Board had not acted improperly in de- nying to terminate the contract and that he felt that the Board had no obligation to pay the le- gal costs of the case, which amounted to $7602.32; -approved the employment of Dwayne Duffield as teacher at the TMR Center, -approved to employ June Nonnenberg on a hourly basis to work with the Board in doing work with federal programs, ne- cessitated by the departure of GlenviUe Elementary; -discussed the proved at the Dec. 19 on the use of facilities charges associated with The Board clarified the include gymnasiums that the individual would have dis( rogative on the use of the schools by groups; -approved the Adoption Committee; and -learned that the cit at the end of fiscal (June 30, 1988) was mately $170,000. Williams noted that at ent this situation was ter, although figures available on the amount at the presenL With no further Board adjourned at to meet again ih regular on January 23 at 7 p.m. Continued from Page 2 In my earlier columns that spurred this controversy, I tion of students who were uneducable, meaning of who, despite the expenditure of countless hours of speci tion and the accompanying expenditure of education never be able to take a place in mainstream society. 'In no mean to imply that these individuals were to be ignored. take a great deal of pride in my moral standards, I recognize that the Book from which I get my moral guidance makeS that we all have a responsibility to care for those among us' unable to care for themselves. My concern is that this has been placed on the shoulders of educators rather thman.tla medical profession where therapists are trained to deal wi needs for the development of both motor (physical) and deficiencies. Finally, there is a harsh reality that we must face. I time and time again that them is basic economic law that any time we commit ourselves io constantly spending items for which there is no return, we will find economic decline from which there is no recovery. As we economic reality around us, we find that our county Education is in an economic crunch. Our state too, it "borrowed from Peter to pay Paul" so much that Peter With a huge national debt hanging over our heads, it is our federal coffers are in dire circumstances. Can we our current "welfare" state trend without seeing this econo rioration continue? Can we afford to continue looking for spend more and more money on the nonproductive society? Cruel and unfeeling of me? Maybe, but then it known fact that reality is often accompanied by To both the mothers who responded to my columns, say, "thank you." By challenging my stand you helped issue that needs to be discussed - one that demands ness. When you felt that I was advocating rejection dren, you took the stance any feeling mother should - fense. That I was advised to "... get more information write something that you obviously know nothing expected, just as being labeled "insensitive" and challenge to my worth as an advocate for a child surprise. I did note with interest the reference to inferiority" since much as we hate to admit it, fittest" is a law of nature that even we humans cannot matter how hard we try. I fully concur with Judy commenL I too "'urge every parent to become cldld's education; this is the only way we can insure ingful services for our childmm"