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March 29, 1979     The Glenville Democrat
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March 29, 1979

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~ ~ i ~)i ,ii~i!~" / 75 Number 23 I tt t ttt ttt t t tt itml tttq IIIII I I II II nl I I I IIII ii i lit I I i I iiii1,1 iiiii Hill II tttt I t ttt t tt t t tm u ,Hum; H ; m 0 A Gilmer Graphics, inc. Newspaper II1" IIIIII I IIIH iiiiii i i Single Copy Price 20 cents plus tax IIIII III [ III I L I IIIII II III I Published By And For Gilmer Cotm~ P~ I II I i i mill{ II I I I Q 0 The Gilmer County Medical Center's Board of Directors have ap- proached the Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital Administrator concerning the possibility of leasing the Gilmer County facility's medical offices to the Lewis County hospital. This came to light last week following a regular meeting of the Board at the Medical Center on what the people of GiLmer County want or are interested in," she con- cluded. Dr. Hoover is presently operating a private practice from her home on Stewart's Creek near Glenville. Glenville Osteopathic Physician Louis I. Manley, D.O., said he was also concerned about the possibility was assigned to Gilmet County the NHSC. "This Mayor Gregor of Stonewall Jackson taking over the Canter over to seems so strange time ago, the Center's Board t in-g to recruit p ysi ians for county. Then wh ey they fired them, and to want to turn Mineral Road in Glenville. In a op: ti :f;heCr n = lHae a i a discussion at that time, former Center Administrator John V, White pointed if the citizens of Gilmer think some U ;" :, p reportedly revealed he had spokenCounty would allow the medical care put in charge." with Stonewall Jackson Ad- and operation of the Medical Center In a statement to -I T.I ST ministrator Dave Shaffer. The Board to go out of the county. Daily Mall h b S E ON AW .ARID West Virginia State High School Ba l:et- meeting was held Tuesday. March This would, in my estimation, be Secretary , were .ram.era m t .mu zh .. awardea to the Gilmer County Titans. Some 1,200 tlcbe, zo. Minutes of the meeting have not a great error for the County Court to Center's me The at limner t;ounty Sch. ooI for _the contest last Thursday night in Morgantown. been made available to the press, allow to happen," he added, back in n.._ Peele snows many zans stanmng and cheering early in the second uarter hate b. However, as the week progressed, Any doctors to be, made available BiUips has I .,uany Cline} q " 0p Y it became doubtful that any leasing to the county woulcl apparenuy ve Democrat/,P agreement would be made between some new ones Stonewall Jackson is Glenville s the Board and the hospital, Ad- ministrator Shaffer would say only that the hospital had been approach- ed by the Board and that the possibility of a lease would be discussed. He added that he did not believe such a move would be for- thcorrdng in the immediate future. In a telephone conversation with Glen- expecting to arrive in Lewis County in August. One of the doctors involv- ed is reportedly a National Health Service Corps doctor. Dr, Hoover Katherine ICjebJ, the situation. ACCORDING TO OFFICIALS_ .................. ville Mayor Ronald J Gregory the State College registered sities reflect decreases totaling 915, west virginia Univer- Admin" "r "o " .... the Per cent increase in spring or a system-wide reduction" of 1.45 sit 20 / " m[ a[ r repor[emy mi, ,, y ( O, 25 19,737}; Blueheld State, .............. tl in 1979 as compared toper cent. " . r me weston mcimy woma nm College {1,86311 699}; Fmrmont State ~[ ........ , 11 ' a [ z come mvoiveo m "a 0 'dine to an announcementIn addition to GSC, the following Co ege {4,352/4,031]: West Liberty noliH .=l " ...... y, March 23, by the West institutions registered increases in State College {2,452/2,327); West ......... ...... , I ard of ReRents. enrollment this spring (parenthesis " - . .., , am ne expresseo concern as ~o now V rginia Northern Community oi- the ...... ,__ L, ...... ............ ~unura, puo,,c womo vmw sucn a '1! to the official head- shows 1978/1979 enrollment [4,03.3/3,5.75}! ano,er leasing arrangement with the ' |p at knent figures released by figures}: West Virgir, ia College of ommum y boiiege en er hosnitnl GSC's spring headcountGraduate Studies {2.611/2,633): Bluefield State College {293t271) [)r -L ....... Total ~8~ COt at compares to 1,528 last West Virginia School of Osteopathic . tioover, M.D., WhO Property valuations in Gilmer mGnSsCdP erSied?n!IfWwlll m K.i S.,m- previously operated from the Center County rose si ficantly for the $3,190, , A time, - Medicine (1761201); Concord College , ' e an a ntam but was s " " hle, figures from all the {1,642/1,695}; Shepherd College increases nr ..... n,,,o,, , ubsequently dmmmsed by assessment year 1979 as compared $2,910,I00 i, va ticn r, @arW in |,lic colleges and univer- (2,362/2,476); West Virginia Statene ou oox el men SChOOl graouates with the l--/nenif~al;r~;,~t,,.o*,-.,. ;,~, Assesor Richard Stalnaker and public n is pls6" t" tl Y .:?'7" the Board, indicated she had met to 1978, according to Gilmer County was rec0r.aea ( [. c~tted a decrease in overall College (3,47513,484}; Parkersburgdropping, .......... ~t is a good slgn. v ....................... Total ~;,~{~'~i~v~th H ~,,ead} ! enrollment. A total ofCommunity College (2,784/2,795); Weston last week. She said she did County Clerk Mary R. Davidson. ................ not believe a leasing agreement Total assessed valuation for 1979 ed at $16. .o fllrar8 was :lents are enrolled this Sou..thern West Virginia Community tie conunuoa, uur appucauons would L ........ a'ed to 62,991 in 1978.CoHeRe {1,818/1,907); and Potomacfor the fall term are alread- 100 ve mrmcormng m tne near with the Homestead Exemption is in 1979. In trio, .. Y future Class total valuation: t k Morton, Chancellor of State College of West Virginia ahead of last year, and the op- Dr "".......... $84,955.020. This compares with a $15,240,410. , s ald ten institutions show University {900/964). ..... hoover aaaea It aoesn't timistm attitude m reflected not only . .. , total of $74,851,490 in 1978. Value- ..,....,..... seem too sensible to go to Lewis tion without Homestead is the greatest t e rollment compared to Those institutions registering m me tacuiry aria aamimstrauon, Co I978 term, while the re- losses, with f' zres in parenthesis, but also in the students And unty for doctors for Gilmer Coun- $82,362.970, compared to number ! $72,232,540 last year. Last year, the colleges and univer-, are: Marshall University students are our best recruiters " tY"'lt is important to keep in mind, ...... too, that any doctors sent to Gilmer The largest increase came in per- In Class STATE TOURNAMENT County would be on a rotating basis, sonal property in Class III. There, There would not be any one doctorvaluation from $25,733,740 in 1979 STORIES ON PAGE FOUR all the time. I don't believe this is 1978 to $33,891,5OO in 1979. The Gilmer Public Library, located at 214 Walnut Street in Glenvi e, is scheduled to open Men- LIB _. . " day, April 2. It is the first public :Tb C mm'. LFmm .__ie gt Walnut library to open in G Imer County. m ( l mm:mt F]m ! and this county iS the last in the state to open a public library. "_mchmt'es I'me d by Dean ' " a Librarian for the new facility is , " Janis W. Owen of glenville. Assis- , tant Librarians are Marina Stewart I. Lowell Peterson, Dean of BACHELOR OF ARTS IN of Perkins, and Amanda Bell of Sand * i, i nic Affairs at Glenville Stat ha e BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION. Fork. ta ached . e name. of Diane Carol Gerw g, Route 2, Cedar- lionm complete ville (Accounting and Computer The Grand Opening is scheduled ionStreet,HELORdicated frm"G' Tru "'n- May 31" Science); Stephen Clark Mortn' BOx fr later in the mnth' with the hP I I i ICharles K-12' OF fGle ''Bark- er' allow. De-'" e "'maW' IN--- (Physical EDUCA- with 109 " (Management}. Joy mR "354' BACHELOR westbrook, and Glenville Social ( Market" OF Science); Route SCIENCE. mg 1, and Burnsville andsteven Retail- April will done. p_leted that be the Date announced and parking for additional the]at atGrand a will later landscaping Opening be time. cam- :2kRitaPearl.atetY Educe- Wayne Collins, 112 Walnut Street, Library services will include a rrame, Route 1 Glen " f " Ma or and r-a-, atinn _ , vflle,Blolo j Story Hour for preschool children to " -" a gY lion K-12E I=,,,.. t nd Mental Chennstry Minor). be held in the library building. This I, Norn a ' n # ,ay lames, BACHELOR IN SOOJ WORK. service has formerly been housed in Education '.{Health, Sharon Jane Daugherty Jenkins, 119 the GlenviUe Presbyterian Church. ve 1, _ afety Corn- North Lewis Street, Glenville Time for Story Hour is 11 a.m., 1-1 ...ana School {Sociolo Minor nd Karen D La , Wednesdays. All parents who want m,y w " gY }: a " Y tlaptain Kangaroo Hciurepages for 21 ._. _ ayne Not- Route 77. Glenville Sociology and ain Street, Psychol Min rs their preschool children may obtain I Edu cati ogy " o ). them at the library. 7-12, ~au~n K-12,., ASS04~IflATE IN SCONCE; Alan ~u tiealth r orrest Hess, Route z, t eoarville 7 len v {..Forest Technology and Land The tentative time schedule calls IN WASHINGTON'--A West VL= _a task force on 0 for the library to be open from 10 tton met with federal offtdals in Wa ,Mnl , n ati, and : utveyi };, Charles Victor Moyers, .m.ay; 10t,to 4Mndayp.m., Saturday;thrugh andFti" Athletic Dll ctor Dr. Joseph Now Wall pree/ tfor L2). Kyle Route 2, Cedarville {Land Survey- 2 to 5 p m, The schedule Dr. Now, Neat and William Mark Summers. may be changed the__ of Cox's rmantown ( Servl, the community it ! Dr, .......