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Page 6 -- The Gienville 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 Mowers (riding and push-type), tillers, string trimmers and brush cutters. ay!) Store Name brands include Wizard, Poulan Pro, MTD, Stihl and Shindaiwa. Featuring the ever-popular Briggs & & STRATrO Stratton engines on our 4-cycle units. We service what we sell. Hours: 8-5 Mon.-Fri. 8-3 Sat.- Phone: 462-5631 315 W. Main St. 4q \ ~J I t Little League 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 junior league softball girls' team, 13- ! 4 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 su (Flying W Plastics). The Junior League boys' teams are the Gilmer Gladiators (Panther Primi- tives) and the Gilmer Bulldogs (Ad- ams Surveying). The Junior League girls' softball team is the Lady Wildcats (Flying W Plastics, Ramsey Associated Petro- leum, Energy Corp. of America, Town & Country Realty, and Smith Land Surveying). As to the bright, sunny day itself, Dean Delude, the Safety Director, says, "This is the biggest crowd and the most teams that we've ever had out for the opening day games. This is truly a big thing for the kids and their parents." Mr. Dulude's wife, Charlene, the league's secretary/treasurer, had been working on the scheduling and details of the opening day ceremonies for several weeks. The Gilmer County veterans who participated are as follows: Robert Butcher, Lee Yeager, Hale Hardman, John Paul Roberts, Kesslie Minney, Mitch Snider, Jerry Glover, Joe Bran- non, Charley Woodford, and Johnie Kuhl. Dr. Espy Miller, Damon West, Tommy Luzader, Charlie Harold, Bill FIELD IS READY -- For the opening clay 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. rise... openers ... Bennett, Doyle Skinner, Bob Archer. Continued from page 1 ever. the County Commission lowered and Jim Snider. the rates from 5.65 cents per $100 of Rex Hardman, Jim Smart, Bruce The largest jump in percentage, how- assessed value for Class 1 to 5,09 cents: Hathaway, Creed Barton, Johnnyever. cameinClasslpropertywhichtakes from 11.30 cents for Class il to 10.36 Barton, Mike Ford, Felix Aviles, in farm animals and machinery. For the cents; and 22.60cents for Classes II1 and Kenny Ferguson, and Adrian Conrad. current fi scat year, Class I was valued at IV to 20.36 cents. 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 "When we contacted these veterans, cal year. That's an increase of $2.4 mil- ClerkBeverlyMarksreports,'q"heCounty they said that they wanted to be here. lion, or 40 percent. Commissioners, pursuant to the condi- In fact, they mentioned that this was Classllproperty, whichtakesinhomes, tional approval of the Levy Estimate, or 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 had been asked to carry the colors in. million in assessed values, a five percent We appreciate all they've done for rise of $2.5 million, year 2003-2004. After going over the us." ClasslV, which takes in the businesses, assessor's figures, the commissioners In conclusion, he emphasizes, "Our oil and gas, and vehicles within the city voted to adopt the Levy Order and Rate communities in Gilmer County have limits of Glenville and Sand Fork. rose Sheet for the upcoming fiscal year.'" been very helpful to us because they 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 know the importance of keeping our Even though assessed valuesandcounty for the county in next fiscal year. "We children active in wholesome sports governmental revenues will be up, the tax need verification of those figures because like the Little League baseball and rates in all of the individual categories we don't know that they are facts yet," he softball." will not increase. Like for fiscal 2002- maintains. (Editor's Note: The Little League's 2003 -- the current year, next year's rates For example, he doesn't think that the schedule of games, their times, and for general fund calculations will remain county's revenues which are a little over locations will be published in this thesame: 14.30centsper$100inassessed $1 millionthisyearcouldjumpupto$1.4 newspaper, when available.) value for Class I properties; 28.60 cents, million next year. "Projected revenues for Class II; and 57.20cents, for Classes only work if everyone pays. and that III and IV. hasn't been happening," he explains. Relative to the excess levy taxes, how- He confirmed, however, that the com- mission did roll back the vital and emer- gency services excess levy rates to be more in line with each agency's targeted budget for revenues next fiscal year. '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, Sr.) Don't forget National Secretary's Week next week! See related ad on this page. 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. 1, 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. Strange at Cedar Cont ground. United States, it back to in Kansas City, Mo. property of the U.5. merce. Dr. Billips, who weather balloon west, notes that have exl: opening the chute over Gilmer Count ing how far this fore landing here," Nevertheless, on complied with the request by mailing it the self-contained age. "I put in a note! landed, so I hope back to tell us from," he adds. But, as to similarS in this area for Mr. Freddie "Maybe there are a government 'racking in our West Vir Now, if you care he advises. Memo National Don't page in this Call: for f WE'RE OPEN! PLANTS NOW IN STOCK- Cabbage - Broccoli - Shrubbery Rte. 33/119- 3 1/2 Miles South of Glenville ,. 462-7442 ., Glenville Moose Lodge Come on out/ "Second Helpings !" 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