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Byrd Announces Selection of National Guard's Eleanor Facility as Site for Army Vehicle Repair Program U.S. Senator Robert C. Byrd. D- WV, has announced that the Army selected the National Guard facility at Eleanor to be one of the service's National Maintenance Program sites. Employees at the Eleanor facility and satellite locations throughout West Virginia will repair a variety of Army vehicle components, which will then be shipped to Army units around the world. The program results in tre- mendous savings for the Army by repairing vehicle parts, rather than purchasing new ones. "Establishing a long-term partner- ship with the Army through this new program will create significant eco- nomic development opportunities for the National Guard." Byrd said. 'Tm so pleased that I could help the Na- tional Guard add more jo.bs to the Army maintenance projects already underway at Eleanor." Byrd, who is the senior member of the Senate Appropriations Commit- tee, secured more than $22 million for construction of the Eleanor complex. The site includes a Controlled Hu- midity Preservation Facility for stor- age of Army tanks and a state-of-the- art maintenance complex. Since the facility's completion in 2004. the National Guard has entered into/com- pleted contracts to rebuild Army equipment. Maintenance projects currently under';vay include genera- tor reset; toolkit rebuild; HUMVEE rebuild, etc. "Senator Byrd has been a partner with us since the late 1990s on the development of the Eleanor facility," said Adjutant General Allen Tackett. "Because of his support, the National Guard has been able to create oppor- tunities for West Virginians to have an impact on national-level military programs while keeping their fami- lies here in West Virginia, and we couldn' t have achieved that goal with- out Senator Byrd's unwavering sup- port." "The National Guard has already been awarded four new contracts un- der,the National Maintenance Pro- gram agreement." Byrd said. "Guard employees will repair tire assemblies on HUMVEEs, 5-ton and 10-ton trucks, and other tactical vehicles, which represent the majority of Army cargo hauling capability." "West Virginia was chosen for this program due to the Guard's outstand- ing facilities, proven workforce, and recently-received ISO 9000 certifica- tion, which places the Guard's main- tenance facilities on par with othe? major manufacturing plants," said Byrd. $12 Million Investment to Create New Jobs in Marion Co. AOP Clearwater, LLC has chosen West Virginia as the location for its first water recycling plant in the Ap- palachian Basin. The joint announce- ment was made by Gov. Joe Manchin and Louis Bonasso, President of AOP Clearwater LLC (AOPC). The new facility is located in Marion County and is scheduled to open in July of this year. This effort represents an initial investment of at least $12 million. The AOPC Plant will create ten new full-time jobs, including plant manager, mechanics and shift techni- cians. Additionally, the new facility will utilize local firms for engineer- ing, equipment, construction and con- struction management. "We are truly pleased that AOP Clearwater chose to locate in West Virginia," said Gov. Joe Manchin. "We look forward toward working with Mr. Bonasso to make this an- nouncement the beginning of a great partnership for both the company and the state." "AOP Clearwater is proud to an- nounce the first of its kind water recy- cling facility," Bonasso said. "The current and future exploration of the Marcellus Shale by the oil & gas industry in West Virginia and through- out the AppalaChian Basin requires new and responsible solutions for the water-management issues created by this exploration activity. We are pleased to be a part of the solution for water stewardship as the oil and gas industry develops this new producing horizon." AOP Clearwater is a new company providing water recycling services. Through its affiliated companies, AOPC has a long history of providing service to the oil and gas ifidustry in West Virginia and throughout the Appalachian Basin: Legislative Committee Chairs and Vice Chairs Appointed As the 2009 regular legislative ses- sion approaches. House Speaker Ri- chard Thompson is in the process of organizing the committee member- ship. and has appointed the chairs and vice chairs of a number of commit- tees. "I am very pleased that we have such a fine group of hard-working, intelligent lawmakers to choose from and am confident that all the commit- tees will be well-positioned to get to work when the session starts Feb. 11 ," Speaker Thompson said. "Each Chair and Vice Chair will continue to involve and consult with every mem- ber of their committees to ensure that the talent, expertise and experience of every member is utilized to its fullest potential .'" In addition, filling two vacancies on the Rules Committee will be Del- egates Charlene Marshall, D- Monongalia. and Brady Paxton, D- Putnam. Marshall, who is also House Chaplain, is serving her fifth term in the House. Paxton has served in the House for over a decade and is Vice Chair of the House Education Com- mittee. Other changes to the leadership structure include the placement of: Delegate Tom Campbell, D-Green- brier, as Vice Chair of the Finance Committee; Delegate Tim Miley, D- Harrison, as Vice Chair of the Judi- ciary Committee: and Delegate Dale Stephens, D-Cabell, as Vice Chair of the Government Organization Com- mittee. Delegate Dale Martin, D- Putnam, is now Chair of the Roads & Transportation Committee. The Chairs of the four major com- mittees remain: Harry Keith White, D-Mingo, Chair of the Finance Com- mittee; Carrie Webster. D-Kanawha, Chair of the Judiciary Committee; Mary Poling, D-Barbour, Chair of the Education Committee; and Jim Mor- gan, D-Cabell, Chair of the Govern- ment Organization Committee. Finance Minority Chair is William Anderson, R-Wood, and Minority Vice Chair is Mitch Carmichael, R- Jackson. Judiciary Minority Chair is John Ellem, R-Wood, and Minority Vice Chair is Patrick Lane, R- Kanawha. Education Minority Chair is Walter Duke, R-Berkeley, and Mi- nority Vice Chair is Linda Sumner, R-Raleigh. Government Organization Minority Chair is Carol Miller, R- Cabell, and Minority Vice Chair is Mike Porter, R-Mercer. The following are the other Chairs and Vice Chair appointments: Agri- culture & Natural Resources: Sam Argento, D-Nicholas. Agriculture Chair; Robert Tabb, D-Jefferson, Agriculture Vice Chair; Joe Talbott, D-Webster, Natural Resources Chair; Gerald Crosier, D-Monroe, Natural Resources Vice Chair; Allen Evans, R-Grant, Agriculture Minority Chair; Ray Canterbury, R-Greenbrier, Agri- culture Minority Vice Chair; Bill Hamilton, R-Upshur, Natural Re- sources Minority Chair; William Anderson, R-Wood, Natural Re- sources Minority Vice Chair. Banking & Insurance : Cliff Moore, D-McDowell, Banking Chair; Doug Reynolds, D-Wayne, Banking Vice Chair; David Perry, D-Fayette, In- surance Chair; Alex Shook, D- Monongalia, Insurance Vice Chair; Tom Azinger, R-Wood, Banking Minority Chair; Patti Schoen, R- Putnam, Banking Minority Vice Chair; Bob Ashley, R-Roane; Insur- ance Minority Chair; Ron Waiters, R- Kanawha, Insurance Minority Vice Chair. Constitutional Revision: Barbara Fleischauer, D-Monongalia, Chair: Tal Hutchins, D-Ohio. Vice Chair; John Overington, R-Berkeley, Minor- ity Chair; William Romine. R-Tyler, Minority Vice Chair. Enrolled Bills: Danny Wells. D- Kanawha, Chair; Margaret Staggers, D-Fayette, Vice Chair. Health and Human Resources: Don Perdue. D-Wayne, Chair; Barbara Hatfield. D-Kanawha. Vice Chair: Larry Border. R-Wood. Minority Chair; Jonathan Miller. R-Berkeley, Minority Vice Chair. Industry & Labor, Economic De- velopment & Small Business: Larry Barker, D-Boone. Industry & Labor Chair; Stan Shaver, D-Preston. In- dustry & Labor Vice Chair; Steve Kominar, D-Mingo, Economic De- velopment & Small Business Chair: Kevin Craig, D-Cabell, Economic Development & Small Bus iness Vice Chair: Kelli Sobonya, R-Cabell, In- dustry & Labor Minority Chair; Carol Miller. R-Cabell, Industry & Labor Minority Vice Chair; Craig Blair, R- Berkeley, Economic Development & Small Business Minority Chair; Troy Andes, R-Putnam, Economic Devel- opment & Small Business Minority Vice Chair. Pensions & Retirement: Sharon Spencer, D-Kanawha, Chair; Dave Pethtel, D-Wetzel, Vice Chair: Ray Canterbafy, " "' ...... "" r,-tJreeno .... Minority Chair; Walter Duke, R-Ber',eley, Mi- nority Vice Chair. Political Subdivisions: Tim Manchin, D-Marion, Chair: Robert Beach, D-Monongalia, Vice Chair; Linda Sumner, R-Raleigh, Minority Chair; Daryl Cowles, R-Morgan, Minority Vice Chair. Roads & Transportation: Dale Mar- tin, D-Putnam, Chair; Orphy Klempa, D-Ohio, Vice Chair; Robert Schadler, R-Mineral, Minority Chair; Ray Can- terbury, Minority Vice Chair. Veterans Affairs & Homeland Se- curity: Richard Iaquinta, D-Harrison, Veterans Affairs Chair; Linda Longstreth, D-Marion, Veterans Af- fairs Vice Chair; Randy Swartzmiller. D-Hancock, Homeland Security Chair; Ricky Moye, D-Raleigh, Homeland Security Vice CHair; Tom Azinger, R-Wood, Veteran,s Affairs Minority Chair; Mike Porter, R-Mer- cer, Veterans Affairs Minority Vice Chair: Woody Ireland, R-Ritchie. Homeland Security Minority Chair; Bob Ashley, R-Roane, Homeland Se- curity Minority Vice Chair. Forest Management Review Com- mission: Harold Michael, D-Hardy, Chair. Rule-Making Review Committee: Bonnie Brown, D-Kanawha, Chair; Daniel Poling, D-Wood, Vice Chair. Parks, Recreation and Natural Re- sources: Jeff Eldridge, D-Lincoln, Chair. Interstate Cooperation: John Doyle, D-Jefferson, Chair; Nancy Guthrie D-Kanawha, Vice Chair. Technology: Scott Varner, D- Marshall, Chair; Sam Cann, D- Harrison, Vice Chair. For more information about com- mittee assignments, contact House Communications Direct0r' Stacey Ruekle at 304-340-3365. Speaker Series Presents West VirginiaAuthor The Glenville State College Speaker Series will continue on Friday, Febru- ary 20, when acclaimed West Vir- ginia poet, storyteller, and children's author, Marc Harshman, will be on campus. Mr. Harshman will speak from 9-11 a.m. in the President's Au- ditorium in the Herin Administration building about his career as achildren's author. Mr. Harshman will then conduct a creative writing workshop focusing on the art of storytelling in AB 308 from 1-2:30 p.m. Beginning writers, and anyone interested in learning more about the art of storytelling, are wel- come. Both events are wonderful op- portunities for those interested in edu- cation, children's literature, storytelling, or creative writing. Raised in Indiana, Harshman has lived his adult life in West Virginia with his wife, Cheryl Ryan (author, artist, & librarian), and his daughter, Sarah. The author of I 1 picture books for children, he is also a poet and story- teller. His children's books have been published in Spanish, Korean, Dan- ish, and Swedish. ONLY ONE was a Reading Rainbow review title on PBS TV, and THE STORM was a Junior Library Guild selection, a Smithsonian Notable Book for Children, a Children's Book Council Notable Book lbr Social Studies, and a 1995 Parent's Choice Award recipient. Booklist has called this same title "a knowing book that will speak to all children about self-image and hard- won success." Mr. Harshman was honored in 1994 by receiving the Ezra Jack Keats / Kerlan Collection Fellowship from the University of Minnesota for re- search on Scandinavian myth and folk- lore. He was also named the West Virginia State English Teacher of the Year by the West Virginia English Language Arts Council in 1995. More recently, he was named the recipient of the West Virginia Arts Commis- sion Fellowship in Poetry for the year 2000 and the Fellowship in Children's Literature for 2008. He ho!ds degrees from Bethany College, Yale Univer- sity Divinity School, and the Univer- sity of Pittsburgh. His newest children's book is ONLY ONE NEIGHBORHOOD, (co- authored & illustrated by Barbara Garrison, 2007). This newest title is being hailed as the "rich companion to the classic ONLY ONE." Other recent children's titles include ROADS (Cavendish, 2002) and RED ARE THE APPLES (Harcourt, 20019; the latter co-written with his wife, Cheryl Ryan. His third book of poems, LOCAL 'JOURNEYS, has recently been pub- lished by the Finishing Line Press [Cincinnati, OH]. Additional children's stories may also be found in Cricket magazine. The Glenville State College Speaker Series events are free and open to the public. For more information, contact Dr. Jonathan Minton, GSC Assistant Professor of English, at 462-7361 ext. 7322. Thursday, February 26, 2009 The Glenville I)cmocrat/Pathtinder Page 15 REALTOR #207 - 413 NORRIS ROAD - 3 BR home has LR. DR-kitcttliF/,qel.lj, or office, storage q--IIA, fenced corner tltrt=jlllls laundry area. 2 covere-drkl,'000 Town r Country AGENCYINC. #1800- STEWARTS CREEK - Older country home has been completely remodeled. Home has LR. Parlor or BR. DR-Kitchen. 2 BRs and bath. House ts completely furnished with antiques that are included in the sale. Property contains 67 1/4 acres, has 2/5 minerals, free gas being used. There is a cellar & cellar house and a barn. 3 miles from town. Priced at $200,000 #101-CEDARVILLE- 2 story house and three lots. House has great room with living room. dining room, and kitchen. Upstairs has 3 BR's and bath. Price $45,000.00 #0200 - BURNSVILLE: Metal building, 50 x 120 with 1.28 acres One - half of interior is finished, presently being used for a bar. Possible uses for this property are unlimited. Call for rnore details. Price $340,000 #0201 - BURNSVILLE: 2 story brick building (46 x 52) s presently being used as a business with two rental units upstairs. Could have 4 apartments with some remodeling. Price $95.000 #206 - Ellis Road - 206 acres m/l with house, store building, 2 car garag e with 3 rooms above. Basement with cellar room All the buildings are frame with metal roofs. Some open bottom land, grown up pasture land and woods. County road runs through middle of property. $239,000 #301- S. LEWIS ST.- House with 6 apartments- 4- 2 BR 1- I BR and 1 efficiency. Large,lot. Price $60,000 #0400 - COX'S MILLS: Brick ranch has large living room wit om area, 3 bed rooms, 2- l[,wo - car garage, Cellar, appli'glJLb'fiildings on oppo- site side of road. 1 r.7=SVa'fff's-b-f land. Nice big yard $120.000 make a reasonable offer. #0403 - BRAXTON COUNTY: Located on Three Lick above Orlando. Pre- built home has living room, kitchen, 3 bedrooms and 2 baths. Nice large lot, limited free gas reported. $75,000 #405- NOBE AREA- Nice ranch style home on 20 acres of land with FREE GAS reported. House has large LR. DR, Kitchen. 3 BRs, FR, 2 baths. Basement is completely fur- nished. It has FR with gas PP. kitchen -DR-laundry, 3BRs and bath. Lots of storage space. Deck at back of house is 10x 20. concrete patio below. 14x20 bldg and 10x20 bldg. Kitchen in house has reverse osmosis. 2 car garage is finished inside. House is in good condition. Looking for a place to get away from the hustle and bustle, this is it. Price $275,000. #800 -415 KANAWHA ST. - Nice 3 BR home with LR- 'DRI kitchen and bath. Basement has FR, room with 1/2 bath used as office or BR, canning kitchen area, laundry area and plenty of storage. Home has FA & CA. One car detached garage. Bargain priced at $134,900.00 #800 - 697 CEDAR CREEK RD.- 2002 Astro double wide home has 3 BR with walk-in closets. LR. with fireplace, DR-kitchen. laundry and 2 baths. Foundation is piers with block underpinning. 2 porches and concrete patio. Several outbuildings. City water, aeration septic and 2 wells. Short drive to town. Call for an appointment to view. Price $125,000.00 #803 - 28 VANHORN DRIVE - Brick home with LR, DR, Kitchen, 3 BR's, 2 Baths, full basement has FR, 2 rooms could be BR's, canning kitchen, wood stove in basement. 2 car garage, single cargarage. Approx. lacre of land. $195,000. #1000- SOUTH LEWIS ST. 1997 mobile home in good condition. Home has LR, very nice kitchen, 2 BR, and 2 baths. Lot is large enough for yard plus off street parking. $44,000.00 #1105 - EAST MAIN STREET: Two story house has apartment in upstairs. Main floor has been used as a busi- ness. Lot fronts on E. Main and Morris Streets. Lots of possibilities. REDUCED $134,900 #1201- SAND FORK -House and 2 mobile homes on 13 lots. House has LR - DR, Kitchen, bath and laundry area, Upstairs has 3 BR's and sitting room or could be office on BR. Partial basement, 2 car garage, FA-CA, 2 rental trailers: Each has 2 BR's, LR-Kitchen and bath. Good income. Lots of yard space or garden areas. Fruit trees. Nice location oft main road. City utilities. $150,000.00 #1202 - SAND FORK ROAD - 1352 Sand Fork RD. One story home has LR, DR- Kitchen, 3 BR's, and bath. Full basement has BR, 2 other rooms, commode and shower. FA has, heat, new septic, drilled well and city water. 3/4 acre lot. Garage in basement. $69,500.00 #1204- 109 PARK ST.- Nice 3 BR home has LR, DR, kitchen and bath. House was remodeled four years ago. (New kitchen, windows, vinyl siding, insulation, rewired with 200 amp. service. Large deck, 54 Ft. long is very nice. FA/CA, oft" street parking tor 2 cars. Price: $79,900.00 #1300 - KANAWHA DRIVE HEIGHTS: On Rt. 5 West 32 building lots from one - half acre to over one acre. Gas, electric and water available. PRICES VARY FROM $10,000 to $20,000 #1309 - BUSINESS PROPERTY AND BUILDING: Good location with thriving business and two rental units. All included in the sale. Price $175,000 #1310- 141 - FOURTH STREET, in Burnsville. Very nice home has LR, DR, Kitchen, 2BR, den, and bath. Base'- ment is completely finished. It has LR, DR, Kitchen, BR, bath with :laundry. Back porch, out building, cellar, nice, private backyard. Price $80,000.00 #1600 - VANHORN DRIVE - 3 Br home has LR, DR-kitchen, and I 1/2 baths. Full basement with shower. Nice big back porch. Lot goes to the river. Very well maintained. Very nice area! $129,000 #1604- NEWBERNE : Two lots has almost 1 acre. Old ellar and dug well filled with stone. Fronts on Newberne Rd. $9,000, #1402 - 428 CHARLES ST. - Brick home has LR. DR. Kitchen. 2 BR's. and bath. Basement has FR. Kitchen- laundry area. bath. room used as BR. 2 car garage. Kitchen area has new wood floor Price $98.500. #1967 - 208 WHITING AVE - Lovely home with over 2,000 sq; ft. of living space. Home has large LR. formal DR. kitchen with dining nook. FR with FP. 4BR's. 1 1/2 baths, large utility, large carport, nice front porch. FA & CA. brick exterior, plastered walls. Welt maintained. Large yard. Lo- cated on a corner lot. Nice residential neighborhood. Must be seen to be appreciated. JUST REDUCED TO $149,500.00 ...... :iiS!!!!:: #1969 CEDARVILLE.- 3 BR home has LR, DR. kitchen and bath. Full basement has FR, BR, kitchen, bath and cellar. Above ground pool, one outbuilding and 2 car attached garage. Property has eleven lots, apple trees and blueberry bushes. New metal roof is being installed. Cal for more details. $150,000 REDUCED TO $145,000 #412 - COR- NER E. MAIN & COLLEGE STS: 2 story home LR, DR, Kitchen, sunroom, FR, bath on first floor. 2 nd floor has 3 BR room for stora could be BR sunroom large closet bath. Pull step s tirslesv'% / t'c4"t'W r'a r"r-z ment, la] ylr/Jqlr|t  ql!llSlt iItl[]pg spaces, FA hl[aiclClk[/Qt)LClED TO $59,000 v  ../,../i.tj,r, zo- - #1605-154 BURNS ST., BURNSVILLE- A frame style home has LR-DR area, kitchen, BR and bath on main floor. Upstairs has BR with bath. Basement has FR with wood burner fireplace, BR that needs a little Work and laundry with bath. Large patio out of basement. Price $80,000.00 #1606 - 10 E. MAIN ST.: Two story brick building. First flooris presently being used as a restaurant and has a full kitchen, bar area and dining room. The upstairs has 4 apts. There are three 2 BR's and one IBR. Good rental property. Price: $95,000.00 #1968 - RT 5 TANNER CREEK AREA - Located half way between Glenville and Grantsville. Property is presently being used as a bar. Front part can seat approximately 30. Back part used as a banquet room, has stage, bar area and rest rooms. All commercial equipment included in sale. Large parking area. Lots of possibilities. Call for more details. Price $89,000 Reduced to $79,000 #2308 - WALNUT/SPRING STREETS: This house on the corner'l*.re/Sr  three bedroomsltlilitllrri]-Et]r []d It'th. Nice, large yard.Eklll 1I:[1 4[k'lkSdt"homes. They each have three-"bdobrfiWl r"657n. Kitchen, fam- ily room and a bath. All three priced at $90,000 ' WE NEED NEW LISTINGS.  CALL MARY LEE TO LIST YOUR PROPERTY Mary Lee McPherson Broker 462.7039 110 E. Main Street Glenville, WV 26351 Sherry Bailey 304-462-7039 Office Agent 349-4265 Jack Heater townandcountry@rtol.net Agent 462-5528 . www.rto/.net/townandcountry op'l"r i Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday By Appointment