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|1 ' ' MARK & JESSICA Montgomery- Ball Plan Wedding Together with their parents, Jessica The prospective groom is the son of Michelle Ball and Mark DwightMont- Dwight Montgomery of Glenville and gomery announce their engagement Randy and Jeanie Wilfong Of Jane and approaching wedding. Lew. He is the grandson of Anna Ruth The bride-to-be is the daughter of and the late Ernest Montgomery and Robert and Louise Ball of Glenville. the late Edna Montgomery of Glen- She is the granddatlghterofEllen and ville and Nellie and the late Ralph the late Herbert Young of Burnsville Waybright of Green Bank. andNoraMcCordofStout'sMillsand He is a 1994 graduate of Lewis Clyde Ball of Glenville. County High School. He is attending She is a 1999 graduate of Gilmer Glenville State College working to- County High School and will be a wards adegreeincriminaljustice. He 2004 graduate ofGlenville StateCol- is self--employed. lege with a degree in Paralegal Tech- An openchurch wedding isplanned nology. She is employed with Waco for 2 pm June 26, at the First Baptist Oil & Gas Co.. Inc. Church in Glenville. DOUGLAS ROWE AND JODI GILL vows to Mr. and Mrs. James Gill of in Grantsville. Douglas isenrolledat Smithvile are proud to announce the Glenville State College in the Land engagement.and upcoming marriage Surveying Program, where he will of thier daughter, Jodi Faith Gill of graduate in the fall and is currently Grantsville to Douglas Raymnd Rowe, employed at Flying W Plastics. son of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Rowe of The couple will be united in holy Glenville. matrimony on June 5 at 5:30 p.m. at Jodi is a graduate of the 2002 Sand Fork Baptist Church in an open Camden Clark School of Radiologic church ceremony. Technology, where she obtained her The couple plans to reside in associate degree. She is employed at Grantsville. Minnie Hamilton Health Care Center Auto Beside Nationwide Insurance 02 Ford Mustang GT, auto, loaded, 9K ...... s16,500 02 Buick Century, loaded, 73K ...... $6,900 01 Chev Prizm, 5sp, air, tape, 75K ............... $4,900 01 Chev. Malibu, auto, air, 69K-------------------$5,800 01 Chev. Cavalier, 2 dr,4 cyl,5 spd, air 54 k----=5,900 O0 Chrysler Concord Lxi, loaded, new,32k---=12,000 O0 Ford Contour, 4 dr, auto, air 74k ............. $4,600 O0 Chew Silverado, 4X4, 5 spd, 98K ..... $8,900 O0 GMC Sonoma, 5 spd, air, 59 K -$4,900 99 Ford Windstar Auto, air, 98K .................. $4,500 99 Ford.Ranger, auto, air, 90K ...... $3,900 99 Merc Sable, auto, air, 70K .$4,500 98 Ford F150, ~x4, auto, air, 129K ............... $7,995 96 Plym Breeze 4dr, Auto, 17BK .................. =1,500 95 CheW SlO, ex cab, V6, auto, air ......... = .... $4,295 94 CheW Corsica, auto, air, 122K ............... *2,000 85 Chew Van, nice High top, 98 K ............... $2,600 Roll up your sleeves for Glenville! Thursday, Apr. 22, 2004 -- The Glenville Democrat/Pathfinder-- Page 5B It's time for residents of Glenville By Frances M. Schmetzer to take action by cleaning up and In a nameless hollow in Gilmer Sincehecarvedprimarilyfortheplea- to say, we watched the young being improving their corner of the Earth. County, a young Claude Ray Kemper sure of it, he created only those spe- fed, grow, and fly away." Volunteer for the WV Make It Shine/ grew up admiring the birds around his cies he enjoyed and none of the birds In May, 1930, Claude was gradu- Keep America Beautiful GeatAmen- home, but he was retired and looking he did not like. He never made a ated from Tanner High School five can Cleanup, the state's largest annual for a hobby before he ever used his hawk. miles down the road and ready to community improvement program, penknife to fashion a bird from a Claude's first schooling was in the strike out on his own. He deided to held April 19-May 2. Local activities piece of wood. Now, his name is a one-room Fairview School located become a teacher and enroled in begin with a volunteer's sign up at household wordamongcollectorsand on their land at the mouth of the nearby Gienville State Teachers Col- City Hall office to pick up gloves and carvers from central West Virginia to hollow. He was allowed to attend the -lege in June. He attended school all bags. his winter home in Florida. fall before his fifth birthday, and the summer, all winter, and the following SponsoredbytheWVMakeltShine Lacking playmates each summerschool picture taken that year (1914- summer to quickly earn a Short Nor- Program, the WV Department of En- when school was not in session, 15) shows him holding his first pock- mal teaching certificate. During the vironmental Protection, the WV Di- Claude and hisolder sister Eva made etknife. With hat knife, on a chain, next years, he spent winters visionofHighwaysandKeepAmerica a game of finding every single bird Claude made whistles out of bark, teachingand summers continuing his Beautiful, Inc., the Great American nestinthevicinityoftheirhomeinthe slingshots, and even a bow and ar- educationinGlenville.Thatfirstsum- Cleanup encourages West Virginians hollow and noting the feathered build- rows. He learned to make popguns mer he met and became close friends to participate in hands-on activities ers. They searched the brush and from elderberry stocks that would with fellow student, Ethel Foster. They that dramatically improve their com- climbed high enough into trees to shoot a wad of paper and also guns were married in June, 1932. munities, creating healthier, cleaner look down into the nests, while their that would squirt water. Claude did Claude's penchant for creative and safer environments across the mother admonished them, warning, not remember whittling just to keep thinking became evident during his nation. Last year, nearly 2000 West "Don'tputyourhandinthenestwhere his hands busy or to pass the time, but first year of teaching at Upper Run Virginians volunteered for activities the eggs are, or the mother bird won't he was always making something. School. He bought a second hand including cleaning up lakes and come back." So began an apprecia- Nor did he draw or paint for fun. His 1925 Model T Ford car for $35 and streams, picking up litter, planting tion of birds around him that in later wax crayons for school were not very used it to teach driving to every stu- trees, beautifying parks and conduct- years would enrich not only his life satisfactory, dent who was big enough. Of his ing recycling collections, but also the lives of countless others. Oncelheardanaturalisttellagroup twelve students, five were from one National support for Keep America The summers growing up on histhat to observe and enjoy the world family.Thebuildingwasanolddwell- Beautiful's Great American Cleanup parents' 150-acre farm furnished un- around us, it is not necessary to know" ing with a converted room. is expanding. This year's National witting preparation for Claude's fu- thenamesofplantsandanimals.Iwas The next two years he was assigned Sponsors are: AT&T Wireless, ture hobby. His father, Willie Nay reminded of that when Claude said to Mound Run School on Sinking Firestone Tire & Service Centers & Kemper (known as W. N.), raised that he and Eva made up their own Creek, which was an unusually well Expert Tire & Tires Plus, Georgia- cattle and sheep on the land he bought names- red breast brown spotted bird, equipped school for its time and loca- Pacific Corp. - the makers of off Tanner Creek Road. Therewasa cheree, pewee - for their new friends, tion. lt had indoor toilets, ahotplate SPARKLE Paper ToweL,, LYSOL combination blacksmith and wood- basedontheircoloringandotherchar- for cooking lunches, and a cot in the Brand Products, MOTRIN IB, Pepsi- working shop on the farm, and one of acteristics. They never had a bird room for anyone who became ill. Cola Company, Ruffles Trash Bags, Claude's childhood pleasures was book as children, but they saved pic- Families of the 16 students would Waste Management, Inc., Wm. hanging around the shop watching or tures when they could. There were send in food that Claude would pre- WRigley Jr. Company, Yard-Man by helping his father work. Whenever cards in the Arm & Hammer baking pare for one hot dish almost every MTD; Retail Sponsors are: Ahold possible, furniture and farm articles soda boxes in the 1920s. Not all were day. The building may be found today U.S.A., Hy-Vee, Inc. and The Kroger were made there, using the plentiful of birds, but Claude and Eva kept and by driving down Sinking Creek Road ' Co.; Media Sponsor is: ClearChannel wood on the property. A Jersey heifer studied the cards that were. His first from Rt. 47. Spectacolor; Educational Partner is: that became one of their milk cows bird book was a gift from his future In 1936, he moved from the one-- Rubber Manufacturers Association. was persuaded to wear a yoke and wife, Ethel Foster, while they were teacher schools to a two-year stint at trained to pull a sled, both of which students at Glenville State College. the graded school in Troy. His rela- Troy P, lpment.rv Claude watched his father make. He Claude once wrote, "One event I tionship with his students Was SO Spe- .Jr- J ,am.iF w'lf ~II~F~ t~ became familiar with the usefulness remember as if it were yesterday was cial they begged him to go out to play Honor Roll List and beauty of wood and some of the when Eva and I found our first hum- with them at recess. If he wanted to skills needed (and restrictions inher- mingbird nest. It was away out on a work at his desk, they wanted to stay Connie Cole, principal List of Troy ent) in adapting it to one's purpose, branch in a maple tree, and there was in the room, too. Elementary, announced their third The farm provided pets among the no way we could climb higher in the Soon after his marriage, Claude nine weeks' Principal's list:young animals. Baby chicks did not tree to look down into the nest. To reassessed his career goals and en- Second Grade: Tyler Wanstreet; stay pets for long, but Claude reacted solve this problem, we had Dad hold rolled in the College of Agriculture at Third Grade: Larissa Gordon, Jes- in anguish when he saw a hawk fly a long apple-picking ladder up close West Virginia University, earning a sica Jones; into the barnyard and grab a defense- to the nest and Mom to hold the bob BS in agriculture and later an MS in Fourth Grade: Hannah Simmons less young chicken or turkey and fly tom of the ladder so it would not kick horticulture. His work experience in- Sixth Grade: Ashley Woodford away. Guinea hens were kept to help out. My sister and I took turns climb- cluded eight years with the U.S. De- chase the hawks away. When he he- ing and looking into the nest. I still partment of Agriculture and 25 years gan his hobby in later years, this early remember seeing the delicate, lichen- with the WVU Cooperative Exten- experience influenced which birds covered nest, with two pearly white, sion Service. Claude would or would not carve, slightly elongated eggs in it. Needless (Editor's Note: To be continued) Honor Roll: Second Grade: Cheyenne Butcher, Annette Cooper, Austin Cunningham, Matthew Mc Collum, Cheyenne Pritt, Christopher Puffenbarger, Brian Self, Josh Short, Rosemary Skidmore, Adan Ullom. Third Grade:Sarah Chapman, Courtney Emerson, Lee Helmick, Amanda Jenkins, Michael Puffenbarger, Brian Ratliff. Fourth Grade: Whtiney Alfred, Kayla Huffman, Chaz McCollum, Kayla Richards, Oliva Somerville, Bridget Williams. Fifth Grade: Tyler Cunningham, Hollie Gragg, Michael Jolliff, Cam Kinder, Pam Loudin, Dustin Lowther, Issac Ratliff, Amber Richards, Lindsey Smarr, Taylor Somerville. Sixth Grade: Zeke Bonnett, Sarah Broome, Brandy Farley, Zach Frymier, Noah Kinder, Jessica Mc Collum, J.R. Short. FR. MASCH 26. TO T~R~ APml, 1 13 GOING ON THIRTY Fri. - Sat. Evening 5:00 - 7:15- 9:30 Sat. - Sun. Mat. 12:30 - 2:45 Sun. - Thurs. Evening 5:00 - 7:15 (PG-13) _SCOOBY. DOO 2 Fri - Sat hvenmgo,:~u Sat. - Sun. Mat.12:15 - 2:30 (PG) Sun- Thurs~ Evening 4:30 THE PUNISHER (R) Fri, - Sat, Evening 4:45-7:15-9:4~ Sat. - Sun. Mat. 11:45 - 2:15 Sun.- Thurs. Evening 4:45- 7:15 KILL BILL VOLUME 2 tnJ Fri. - Sat. Evening 7:00 - 9:00 Sun.- Thurs. Evenin$ 7:00 MAN ON FIRE in) Fn.. - Sat... 6:45 - 9:15 Sat.-Sun Mat. 12:00- 3:00 Sun.- Thurs. Evenin 6:45 A good cook is like a sorceress who dispenses happiness. --Elsa Schiaparelli AI~, t23/o Jr 'Authentic Q6 th9 Yucatan HONORED STUDENTS - Sand Fork Elementary School would like to congrautlate and recognize their Students of the Month for March. Trevor Freshour is the son of Charles W. Fresh0ur II of Sand Fork and is in Mrs. Anderson's Kindergarten class. Emilee Jedamski is the daughter of Bert and Melissa Jedamski of Sand Fork and is also in Mrs. Anderson's Kindergaden class. When work is pleasure, life is a joy! When work is a duty, life is slavery. --Maxim Corky 304-462-7103 I I I[Your (hoite] I I I I I While ~upply asts WM 8art Company ,House Brite I House 791897 Vinyl Siding 791885 I ' I I I I I I 238 Depot Street- PO Box 110 I I I ! Weston, WV 26452 . ! I Phone (304) 269-2244 i .--____________-__--------__-__. Gil-Co Faith Pharmacy will be having it's grand opening on Saturday, April 24, 2004, beginning at 2:00 p.m. Come out and join us for the ribbon cutting ceremony, Christian and blue- grass music, food, and prize drawings. (Featuring a tetmion of The Crew) Bring a lawn chair and enjoy the afternoon. H.C. 76 Box 2 A I Rt. 5 East Glenville, WV Business: 462-8300 Hours: 8:30 - 7:00 Men. - Fri. 8:30 - 5:00 Sat. Pharmacists: Scott Wanstreet, RPh Douglas Moss, RPh Lori Plummer, RPh I i ! I I t I 1