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Page 6 -- The Glenville Democrat/Pathfinder --- Thursday, April 17, 2003 Huge Selection for people who like to cut grass. ( Also for those who don't like to mow, but have to anyway!) Mowers (riding and push-type), tillers, string trimmers and brush cutters. Name brands include Wizard, Poulan Pro, MTD, Stihl and Shindaiwa. \ / _J Featuring the ever-popular Briggs & Stratton engines o;7 our 4-cycle units. We service what we sell. Store Hours: 8-5 Mon.-Fri. 8-3 Sat.- Phone: 462-5631 315 W. Main St. - ue Continued from page 1 resent every area of the county. "We've got a good group of coaches, too, and about 30 people came out here early this morning to get the field ready for playing the first day's full schedule of games," he adds. All six of the boys' teams and two of the girls' teams were slated to play their open- ers that day. Jerry Burkhammer, another parent volunteer, explains that the six boys' teams take kids nine-to- 12 years old; two of the girls' softball teams, nine- to-12 year olds; one junior league boys' baseball team, 13-14 year olds; one j unior league softball girls' team, 13-14 year olds; and one senior league girls' team, 15 year olds. The six boys' Little League teams and their sponsors are the Norman- town Vikings (sponsored by Panther Primitives), Normantown Giants (Heaven's Gate Collision Center). Troy Pizza Hut, Glenville Sluggers (McDonald's of Glenville, Glenville Expos (Roberts Builders), and the Sand Fork Rebels (Self-sponsored through donations). The two Little League girls' soft- ball teams are the Little Titans (D & D, of Sand Fork) and the Blue Angels has I FIELD IS READY -- For the opening day games at Cedar Creek State Park this past Saturday, it took a lot of planning and volunteerism. Here, Jerry Burkhammer (right) puts the white lines on the diamond, as League Safety Director Dean Delude prepares to move the first two teams onto the field. openers ... (Flying W Plastics). Bennett, Doyle Skinner, Bob Archer, Continued from page 1 ever, the County Commission lowered The Junior League boys' teams are and Jim Snider. the rates from 5.65 cents per $100 of theGilmerGladiators(PantherPrimi- Rex Hardman, Jim Smarr, Bruce The largest jump in percentage, how- assessed value for Class I to 5.09 cents; tives) and the Gilmer Bulldogs (Ad- Hathaway, Creed Barton. Johnnyever, cameinClass I property which takes from I 1.30 cents for Class II to 10.36 ares Surveying). Barton, Mike Ford, Felix Aviles, in farm animals and machinery. For the cents; and 22.60 cents for Classes !II and The Junior League girls' softball Kenny Ferguson,and Adrian Conrad. current fiscal year, Class I was valued at IV to 20.36 cents. team is the Lady Wildcats (Flying W President Neal Benson relates,$6.1 million in comparison with an esti- As to the County Commission's Spe- mated $8.5 million for the upcoming fis- cial Meeting at 9 a.m. Tuesday, County Plastics, Ramsey Associated Petro- "When we contacted these veterans, cal year. That's an increase of $2.4 rail- Clerk BeverlyMarksreports,'q"heCounty leum, Energy Corp.ofAmerica, Town they said that they wanted to be here. lion. or 40 percent. Commissioners, pursuant to the condi- & Country Realty, and Smith Land In fact, they mentioned that this was Class II property, which takes in homes, tional approval of the Levy Estimate, or Surveying). the first non-parade event that they increased from $55.5 million to $57.9 Budget, bythestate'sTaxCommissioner, met to officially lay the levy for fiscal As to the bright, sunny day itself, had been asked to carry the colors in. million in assessed values, a five percent Dean Delude, the Safety Director, We apl reciate all they've done for rise of $2.5 million, year 2003-2004. After going over the says, "This is the biggest crowd and us." ClasslV, whichtakesinthebusinesses, assessor's figures, the commissioners the most teams that we've ever had In conclusion, he emphasizes, "Our oil and gas, and vehicles within the city voted to adopt the Levy Order and Rate out for the opening day games. This is communities in Gilmer County have limits of Glenville and Sand Fork, rose Sheet for the upcoming fiscal year." truly a big thing for the kids and their been very helpful to us because thev from $18.2 million to $19.8 million, an Commission President Larry Chap- " eight percent rise of $1.5 million, man, however, disputes the rosy outlook parents." know the importance of keeping our Even though assessed values andcounty for the county in next fiscal year "We Mr. Dulude's wife, Charlene, the children active in wholesome sports gvernmental revenues will be up" the tax need verification ofthose figures because league's secretary/treasurer, had been like the Little League baseball and rates in all of the individual categories we don't know that they are facts yet." he working on the scheduling and details softball." will not increase. Like for fiscal 2002- maintains. For example, he doesn't think that the of the opening day ceremonies for (Editor's Note: The Little League's 2003 -- the current year, next year's rates several weeks, schedule of games, their times, and for general fund calculations will remain county's revenues which are a little over The Gilmer County veterans who locations will be published in this thesame: 14.30centsper$100inassessed $1 millionthisyearcouldjumpupto$1.4 participated are as follows: Robert newspaper, when available.) value for Class I properties; 28.60 cents, million next year. "Projected revenues Butcher, Lee Yeager, Hale Hardman, for Class II; and 57.20 cents, for Classes only work if everyone pays, and that John Paul Roberts, Kesslie Minney, Ill and IV. hasn't been happening," he explains. Mitch Snider, Jerry Glover, Joe Bran- Relative to the excess levy taxes, how- missionHe confirmed,did roll backhwever'the vitalthatandtheemer-Cm" non, Charley W6odford, and Johnie Don'tforgetNationalSecretary'sgency services excess levy rates to be Kuhl. Week next week! See related ad on more in line with each agency's targeted Dr. Espy Miller, Damon West, this page. budget for revenues next fiscal year. Tommy Luzader, Charlie Harold, Bill ilmm Strange at Cedar Continued g United States it bac in Kansas City, Mo. property of the U.S. merce. Dr. Billips, who weather balloon have ex opening the chute over Gilmer Count ing how fore landing here," Nevertheless, on complied with the request by mailing it the self-contained age. "I put in a landed, so I hope back to tell us from," he adds. But, as to similar s in this area, Dr. for Mr. Freddie "Maybe there are a in our West Virginia Now, if you care he advises. ::=::=:=, 'PRESIDENT NEAL BENSON ... appreciates the support that the Gilmer County Little League gets from the community, its coaches, and other volunteers. Also, he "was particularly pleased that the county's Veterans' Flag Unit ' participated in the Opening Day Ceremony. (staff photos by Dave Corcoran, St.) Continued from page 1 activities. The November 2002 Gilmer County Grand Jury indicted Mr. Messenger for tape-recording a subordinate employee, without her knowledge, in her Robert F. Kidd Library office According to the indictment, he had secretly recorded the conversations of Eileen Dixon, the Library's long-time secretary, in October 2001. Campus Security Chief Phil Huff was the initial investigating .officer and discovered the recording device above ceiling tiles in Dixon's office. Later, the State Police took over the investigation. Presenting the State's case before the November Grand Jury was Special Prosecutor Leslie Maze, of Wirt County. Messenger. who now holds the position of Ambulance Authority manager, lives on Rte. l, Glenville. According to Circuit Clerk Lane Smith, the plea agreement allows him to work and to move about freely, as there was no probationary period specified. Memo National Don't Place a $5.00 ad i~J OhiO, re to page in this Call: for WE'RE OPEN! PLANTS NOW IN STOCK- Cabbage - Broccoli - Shrubbery i i Rte. 33/119 - 3 112 Miles South of Glenville ,. 462-7442 ., Glenville Moose Lodge Come on out! "Second Helpings!" Playing O1' Time (music from the 60's & 70's} Friday April 18 9 p.m. til Covet" Charge - Members & Pool Tournament Ever}, Thursday night starting @t Every Sunday @ Dart Tournament Wednesda 411, Treating ADHD In Women Ahd Girls (NAPSA)-New types of services disorganization, inability to focus, Dr. Quinn. 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