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Gilmer County Magistrate Carol Reed Wolfe is seeking reelection on the Democratic ticket on May 1 I. Magistrate Wol fe is married to Sand Fork Elementary Principal John G. Wolfe. The couple has been married for 27 years. They have one son, Jer- emy Clark Wolfe, a recent graduate of West Virginia University with a master's degree in Safety and Envi- ronmental Management. A Gilmer County native, Magis- trate Wolfe is a 1974 graduate of GCHS, and received her Bachelor's degree in social work in 1978 from Glenville State College. She also earned a Masters degree in counsel- ing from Marshall university in 1999. Magistrate Wolfe has served G ilmer County for 26 years, having been elected by voters six times. She has served a term on the W. Va. Judicial Inquiry Commission, and she pres- ently serves on the Task Force to Study Perceived Racial Disparity in the Juvenile Justice System, a com- mittee to which she was appointed by the W. Va. Supreme Court. She has been appointed by the Supreme Court to other committees, including a com- mittee to review the Judicial Code of Ethics, one to study sexual harass- ment and gender bias in the court system, and a committee to study courthouse facilities. She has attended the National Judi- cial College in Nevada as a represen- tative of W. Va., most recently taking part workshop at the Judicial College last October, "The Courage to Live Program," a judicial outreach pro- gram designed to combat underage drinking and driving On several occasions, the W. Va. Supreme Court has appointed Magis- trate Wolfe to preside over cases m other counties when magistrates there. for various reasons, could not per- form their duties. Some of the cases have included headline-grabbing situ- ations such as a cruelty to animals case involving horses in Jefferson County, and a drunk driving charge against a candidate for sheriff in Harrison County. She has been ap- pointed to hear cases in Braxton, Clay, Doddridge, Webster, Jackson, Preston, Wood and Kanawha Coun- ties. Sheriff ) Sheriff Candidate Sam Cuth'p , age 49, has enjoyed 23 years of experi- ence as a lieutenant with the Glenville City Police Department, and, if elected, plans to be a dedicated and active sheriff. In addition to being a certified W. Va. police officer, Cutlip is a certified D.A.R.E. instructor (K-9); he has at- tended Community-Oriented Police Training and has extensive grant writ- ing training and experience. If elected, Cutlip vows to continue to write grants for monies that will help purchase equipment and subsi- dize man-power, offsetting the costs for tax-payers. In addition, Cutlip plans to use process servers and bai- liffs to facilitate the availability of the sheriff and sheriff's deputies to re- spond to all citizens' needs. A Buckhannon native, Cutlip is married to Pam Cutlip. Jimmy C. Gregory, age 29, is a Cedarville resident who hopes Io be elected Sheriff of Gilmer County. A graduate of Gilmer County High School and Glenville State College, where he received a degree in Busi- ness Management, Gregory is em- ployed by Union Pipeliner. His hobbies include hunting, fish- ing and All-Terrain Vehicle riding. If elected, Gregory hopes to "serve the interest of the Gilmer County people with a common-sense ap- proach, while upholding the duties of Sheriff/Treasurer." The son of Charley and Carolyn Gregory of Cedarville, he has a sister, Susan Estep, also of Cedarville, and a brother, Eric Gregory, ofArnoidsburg. FOR OUR DAD A & T S ,,lOllS Wo MOSS He is a good dad. He works all day and sometimes gets called out through the night. He goes and never complains. Our phone rings a lot. People call and ask him to come and unlock their vehicle. He always goes. No matter what the situation is, he goes. He takes his job seriously. He serves and protects our city now, and hopefully our county soon. Our dad is a hard and dedicated worker After he got offhis day shift job, he would go to the ball games and work them too. These are the reasons we think our dad would be a good Sheriff for our county.He is honest, and tries to help every- one in need. HE IS A SPECIAl_, DAD. Political as paidfor by the candidate. Mickey Metz, age 40, is a Weston native who has lived in Glenville since 1989. As the owner of True Test, Inc., Metz has acquired over the last 20 years much business and administra- tive experience required of the office of sheriff. Metz attended Salem College, and is a certified police martial arts in- structor. He is a master in martial arts, self-defense and weapons, having se- cured the title of State Karate Cham- pion seven times, and the title of Na- tional Karate Champion six times. He is also a five-time World Interna- tional Martial Arts Hall of Fame in- ductee. Metz coaches Gilmer County High School varsity volleyball, as well as Mini-Titan boys' basketball, and be- longs to the Police Martial Arts Asso- ciation, the American Karate and Ju- Jitsu union, and the Gilmer County Odd Fellows. If elected, Metz says, "I will make the changes we need to provide a more efficient and effective depart- ment to better serve the people of Gilmer County." He lives in Glenville with his wife, Beverly, and their daughter, Crystal. m 7pro -9 Co-chairs of the Gilmer County Democratic Executive Committee, Sandy Pettit and Greg Smith, have announced that the 2004 Mass County Democratic Conventin will be held at the Gilmer County Senior Center on Sun., Apr. 25 immediately following the "Meet Your Candidates Rally" at 1 p.m. The purpose of the convention shall be to elect delegates to the State Demo- cratic Convention to be held at the Charleston Civic Center June 12, 2004 at 9:30 a.m. For more information, contact one of the G ilmer County Democratic Co- Chairman: Sandy Pettit, 304-462- 5741 or Greg Smith, 304-462-5634. MEET THE DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATES RALLY Sunday, April 25 1:00 p.m. Gilmer County Senior Center Spaghetti Dinner- Donations Accepted Page 2B -- The Glenville Democrat/Pathfinder -- Thursday, Apr. 22, 2004 County Magistrate Hosted by the Gilmer County Democratic Executive Committee Giimer County Democrat Women's Club Gilmer County High School Young Democrats iii Come out and enjoy an afternoon of good democratic fellowship with state and county food and ii!!i! i Charles (Dave) Hess, currently serving as a County Commissioner, is runing for Sheriff of Gilmer County. A Gilmer County native. Hess is a graduate of the W. Va. State Police Academy, and has completed many hours of police-related training over the last 18 years. He is a Vietnam veteran, a member of the Knights of Pyhtias, a member of the Farm Bureau and a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW). Hess served as a Gilmer County Sheriffs Deputy tbr eight and a half years, and as Sheriff of Gilmer County for eight years. If elected, he would resume his role as an active law en- forcement officer. Sheriffs Deputy for eight and a haft years, and as SheriffofGilmer County for eight years. If ele he would resume his role as an at.tlVe-law en- forcement officer. He and his wife Sarah have three daughters and one grandson. "If elected, I would work to ensure that the tax office continues to operate with honesty and efficiency." John W. Moss, Jr., 43, of Glen- ville, currently serves as Chief of Po- lice in Glenville. In addition to this, his other law enforcement experience :: :: includes stints as a member of the R.W. (Bob) Minigh, age 51, has Glenville State College police, and servedfor28yearsasaGilmerCountv the Gilmer County Sheriffs Depart- Magistrate. ment. He is a graduate of Gilmer A Clenville resident, Minigh at- County High School and the W. Va. tends the Rhoades Chapel Church. State Police Academy. and is married to Becky Minigh. The Married to Pamela Moss, with acouple has three daughters, Tammy daughter, Ashley, and a son, Travis, Moore, Kim Mace, and Whitney Moss belongs to the Fraternal Order Minigh, plus two sons, Adam Minigh ofPolice, and to the KnightsofPythias. and Josh Minigh. Moss hopes to make night patrols Minigh hopes, if reelected, to serve bydeputiesthroughoutGilmerCounty the interest of the people of Gilmer a priority if elected. County. Vote Bill Adler for State Senate. Paid for by Adler for Senate, Delores B. Adler Treasurer Democrat Candidate for Sheriff of Gilmer Count_ Mickey E. Metz I would like to thank you, the people of Gilmer, for the great response you are giving me on the need for change. Together we can make thes If elected, here are a list of my issues that I will work to achieve: I will be an active sheriff that will be out on patrol and be seen at public events; this is a 24/7 job! oi willwork to obtain Grant money from both state and federal agencies to provide funding for better equipment and III local programs. I I wtll work closely with the other officers to provide a more I efficient and effective department to be aisle to respond III quickly to your 911 calls. I I will work to put together a Search and Rescue program. [ .I will work closely with our Volunteer Fire Department Ill to better assist them with their calls. [1[ oi will work to put programs back in our schools that have III not been in them for years, like DARE and Kick drugs out III Ill of America. We must educate our children at an early age. III III .i w!ll work for better relations with the State Police andlll i our neighboring county police departments, and will work to put into effect a Multi-Jurisdiction District Agreement allowing us and our neighboring county departments to cross county lines when needed. I I will have our college and schools send me a list of I sporting events to make sure we have adequate law enforce- ll ment present. Together we can prepare for the future!! I It's time for a change! ] http-.// etz.html [ , Paid for by the candidate Frida3,; April 23, 2004 6:30" 8:30 PM . Best Westem Glenville Inn In Honor of Secretary of State Joe Manchin Paid for by Joe M chin "Campaign 2004" $25,00 Minimum :Tickets In.formation (304) 462-55:1i : Refreshments Cocktails s Restaurant 1 Immedmtely f011ow~g /. ReceptiOn: ~ "I ti e S e tl tt is C S F H ri tt al O] S( dl ta fe th er c~ is: W is g~ ! I b O 1 O