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. ff .... __._i Page 6B -- The Gienviilc Democrat. Thursday, June 4, 2009 C0nings News Pat Ridpath, Burnsville 472-5102 or 888-294-5401 ill : i CAELEB JAMES POUNDS Proud Parents Anounce Birth Caeleb Pounds was born on Janu- and Jeff Moss, and Denny and Cindy ary 5, 2009, at St. Josephs Hospital in Pounds, all of the Glenville. Buckhannon. He weighed 6 pounds Caeleb has already cut his very 11 ounces, and was 21 inches long. first tooth, and tries very hard to make Caeleb is the son of Jesse and Todd conversation, laughs out loud and is a Pounds of Glenville. very happy little man. Caeleb is the grandson of Elizabeth NORMANTOWN ALUMNI PRESIDENT RICK BRANNON (LEFT) PRESENTING ALUMNUS OF THE YEAR CERTIFICATE TO H. LINN MCCLAIN (RIGHT) , LI us 0 Mfd~.~ffMC-~l~ia, a 1958wa~ti~~, ~o.ye~s'~i'*Merltor Principal for ate of Normantown High School, was WV Department of Instruction, ac: named Alumnus of the Year at Norrnantown's annual alumm meet- ing. Mr. McClain graduated from Glen- ville State College with a BA degree. He went on to obtain an MA degree from West Virginia University. He has done post graduate work at Mar- shall University and WV College of Graduate Studies. Mr. McClain had a total o[43 years in the education system; 30 years with the West Virginia School System as a teacher, elementary principal, middle school principal and county supervi- sor. His other 13 years were served in the North Carolina school system as a teacher and junior high principal. Other distinctions Mr. McClain has earned are: Jackson County Educator of the Year Award, Charter graduate of WV Principals Academy, served Live member of the Vienna Masonic Lodge, active member of Parkers- burg Scottish Rite-32nd degree, ac- tive certified Lay Speaker for WV Methodist Church, active member of Silverton Methodist Church, author of two books of poetry and one his- tory of PA borders, four years as Presi- dent of the Normantown High School Alumni Association, Mr. McClain is married to the former Helen Hogue of Glenville, one of Harlan Hogue's daughters. He is the father of three daughters, grandfather of seven grand: children and one great grandson. Normantown High School Alumni Association's president, Rick Brannon, presented Mr. McClain with a framed certificate of honor. This makes me so sore it gets my dandruff up. --Samuel Goldwyn IS HERE !!! SPRING INTO 011II One Coffee of One Includes Free Specialty with a Purchase Specialty Coffee Hot Chocolate, Hot and Iced Lattes, Hot and Iced Mochas, Ice Coffee, Cappucino AVAILABLE IN MANY FLAVORS L ..... ~r * COUPON MUST BE Rain, Rain, Itistimeforthefarmerstocutgrass; Burnsville High School Alumni Re- but with so much rain, they can't get to it. People have to mow yards in be- tween showers. Another month has passed, and we are in June. Time to say "Happy Birth- day!" to all with birthdays in June. Go Away My great-grandson, Alexander pain-flee of headaches and has also caffeine-free coffee that works well We had company last weekend; Bucklew, who lives in Walkerton, IN, . noticed help with some gastrointesti- . for insomniaand digestive problems. Rymer, Judy, Kelli,DanielleandEmily willbetburyearsoldonJune6! Also, hal problems. First, roast the roots until they're my grandson, Chuck Bucklew, who Then this week, i got this e-mail brown and hard. Then grind them spentthedaywithMaxineBui-khamer, lives in Fenwick will be 17 on June from Rosalie: "Well, anothermiracle into a powder and brew like regular visitingThat evening,Cemeteries'they came to our 26th! Grandchildren are God s corn- has happened, thanks to your recom- coffee; house, to visit yet another cemetery, pensationforgrowingolder! Isuredo mendation. My sister went to the 3. Insidethe stem ofthedandelion They also brought a picnic supper to love them! I wish each of them a doctors, and she was able to walk is a milky substance that dries up share with us. Wehadagoodtime, and Happy Birthday! withotn her walker. Everyone was warts quicker than any commercial it was a beautiful day and evening. I had a wonderful time at the giddy, crying, etc., when she came product. Simply squeeze the stem out of the doctor's office. She is able U.S. and State Flags Lowered for Fallen West Virginia Soldier Governor Joe Manchin ordered all U.S. and state flags displayed at state facilities lowered to half-staff the en- tire day on May 30, in commemora- tion of the distinguished life and ser- vice of CW4 Brent S. Cole. Cole, 38, was killed in a helicopter crash Friday, May 22, 2009, while on active duty in Afghanistan. Cole, a Kingwood (Preston County) resident, was assigned as a member of the I st Attack Helicopter Battalion (Wolf Pack) of the 82rid Airborne Division's Combat Aviation Brigade. union activities, but it" was not good for me! By Tuesday, my nose was running away, then I developed a deep cough, low-grade lever; much, much, much phlegm and achy, just-plain- sick feeling! I finally went to Dr. Pearson's office here in Buckhannon and saw the Nurse Practitioner, Amy Coffman (I like her!). She couldn't tell if it is viral or bacterial, but gave - me a prescription and said to use it only ifI didn't feel better the next day (Saturday). As we all should know by now, antibiotics do not help viruses, like colds and flu. I did feel better, so haven't started them, but it has been a miserable few days. I asked Mary Lou Grose Armentrout (Buckhannon), who went with me to the alumni activities, if she got sick, but she didn't. I called Rose Riffle Crutchfield (Burnsville), and she is well with no such symptoms. Then I called Bill McKnight (Buckhannon), who was also there, and, sure enough, he got the same symptoms. Wonder how many other alumni or friends got the same thing. I guess it is not Swine Flu, but it is miserable nevertheless. Be'fore going into crowds, I should have taken Airborne. I have been taking it since, along with Vitamin C, Zinc, Golden Seal, Echinacea and Pau D'Arco, (my standby immune system boosters when I need it). I am not recommending these, just telling you what I had to do. I also took Benadryl at night to dry my flowing fountain so I could sleep. I felt good enough today to work a little in my tiny gar- den, so I am surviving. At times I didn't think I would, it hurt so had to cough! I talked about NUCCA, the Na- tional Upper Cervical Chiropractic Association, in aprevious Chat. These doctors specialize in a simple adjust- ment that has helped me and John. My nurse friend, Rosalie Shaffer,who works at Sharpe Hospital, had her daughter go to Drs. Lucas and Amy Watterson at Mountain State Spinal Care in Morgantown, after reading my comments. Her daughter is now The purpose of life is a life of purpose. --Robert Byrne a mi me, ,~4 1/2 Sumac Court, Ct. ~, k) 304-462-4535 lip wax With all over foils. paraffin treatment with pedicure. Call now to make an appointment! lll'lt , . o ' lte Fair II 809 Mineral Rd. Gilme. County Health II Department Lower Level ~ /I It II Low Cost Blood Work CMP 12 +LP$6Ac $11.00 PSA $10.00 Tyroid Panel w/TSH $20.00 Hemoglobin A1 c $7.00 *For more information call 304-462-7351" Derma Scan, Cholestrol Screening, Glucose PRESENTED WHEN o ~'- ORDERING acreening, Vision Acuity, Blood Pressure, Weight ....... Stress Temperature, Pulse OX, Osteoporosis \ =3 nt oienullle McDonald's, Screening, Pap Smears, Prostate Exam ' Tru Our New Line of Speciality Coffee s Hospice Care - Gd-Co Froth - Housecalls Home Ill fnn Which Include Iced II Health - Stonewall Home Oxygen Therapy - III ~ ,~a~,~.~z-~no "Coffee, Iced Mochas II BCCSP - Deb s Wellness Center Ill and Iced tattes ,,,/.k !l[ The will put-a SPring in your step. Ill MCM's' w/ Bonnie's' Bus to walk five times up and down her hallway without her walker. She nor- mally wakes up with pain, but today, she woke up pain-free. Her legs are still numb, but she is pain-free. Not only that, but yesterday, on the same day as the miracle with her cervical manipulation, she was notified that the children's book she has written is now onAmazon.com! What an amaz- ing day she had." Now, I am sure her visit for spinal care had nothing to do with her book getting on Amazon, but it was a good day for her and her family. If you have pain or problems that could be caused by brain messages not getting through that little opening at C-1 ver- tebrae, you would do yourselfa great favor if you called Drs. Watterson (304-292-7740) and made an appoint- coffee filters, which are lint-free and ment. Ifyouhave nelegshorterthan good for cleaning computers, etc. the other (as I did), then you can be But my last column was so long that sure this is a problen that may be I am cutting this one short. I will helped by thiS adjustment (be sure to leave the coffee-filter hints and my tell them you found ot t about this by spiel about wearing summer open-- reading Pat's Chat! I believe in this, toed shoes for a later Chat. folks! It is not a "cure-all," but the Toni Wine tells us that the until the 'milk' exudes and apply it to the wart. Let the milk dry, and don't wash it off. When it has disappeared, apply it again. Do this religiously, and your warts should start turning black and falling off in three or four days." I have not tried these, but I do believe that many plants we think of as useless weeds may have medici- nal value. Let me know if you try any of this. Don't forget that if you find a tick on yourself or your kids, apply a glob of liquid soap to a cotton ball. Cover the tick with the soap-soaked cotton and leave it for about 20 seconds. The tick will come out on its own and be stuck to the ball and easily re- moved. I have some really good uses for help it gives is well worth the trouble Burnsville UnitedMethodist Church of traveling to Morgantown). will have their famous PPR Dinner Do you hate dandelions? ,W. C. on June 6, and I am sure the times, Douglass has a website that includes expected donations and home deity- Daily Dose ery are the same as in the past. I (realheahh@healthiernews.com). It couldn'tfindthatinformationintime says, "It seems like dandelions fur this Chat. Sorry! couldn't possibly be good for much, Toni wishes Happy 'Birthday to other than feeding the weed-be-gone her sister, Dale Wine, who lives in industry (and trying your patience). New Jersey. Also, Happy Birthday Butdandelionsaren'tallbad. Believe to Ketch Dancy, June 15; Josh it or not, they carry some potent health Hemrick, June 21 ; Mike Stewart, June benefits: 23; Natalie Wine and Lindsay 1. The leaf can be used as a tea for Chapman, June 24; Laura Chapman, many ailments. You have to pick it June 28. She says Happy Father's when it's young, or else it'll be ex- Day to her dad, Denzil Wine, from tremely bitter. Dandelion tea is said to his daughter Toni. Special Congratu- be good for colds, diabetes, tubercu- lations to Mike McCoy, who is retir- lusts, rheumatism, and arthritis, ing from the Braxton County School Simmer two ounces of the sliced Board on June 30. Toni says he will root in two pints of water. Boil it always be her Sunday School teacher down to one pint. Drinkhalfofaglass at the Burnsville Methodist Church. two or three times a day, or you can She asks prayer for Sat Cannaraito, take two to four fluid ounces of a who lives in Clifton, N J, and for decoction each day; Patty Cogar. 2. The roots can be made into a Maranatha'! God sees us through virtues. our Mothers' eyes and rewards us for our --Ganeshan Venkatarman GIL-CO FAITH 356 WV HWY 5 East Glenville, WV Phone: 462-8300 Hours: After hours emergency, call: Mon. - Fri.: 8:30 am -- 7:00 pm Doug: 462-5554 Silt.: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Scott: 462-7355 Our fatally looks forward to serving your family. Pharmacists: Scott Wanstreet, R.Ph. Doug Moss, R.Ph. Loft Plummer, R.Ph. "Listen, my son, to your father's instruction and do not forsake your mother's teaching." (Proverbs 1:8) Convention isilors nreat wlm bet** nde, mem0ties are mide, /UU Throughout June: Historic and Haunted Tours of the Trans- Allegheny Lunatic Asylum; call 304-269-5070for more informa- tion;' June 5-7: "Moonstruck,Music Festival" ' Battle of the Bands, Flashlight Tours, and Kids Ghost Hunt at TALA. Call 304-269- 5070; June 5: Lewis Co. Relay for Life at Robert L. Bland Middle , School. For more information, visit www. relayforlife.org/lewiswv; June 12: Asylum Ghost Hunt at TALA; call 304-269-5070for more information; June 13: Mud Bogs and Hill-n-Hole at TALA; call 304-269- 5070 for more information; June 13: Mountain Lakes Food and Wine Festival at Stonewall Resort; call 304-269-4903for more information; June 13: Advanced Auto Parts Cruise at Marketplace in Weston from 6-9; call 269-1191 for more information; June 14: "Hillbilly Rendezvous" at Appalachian Glass - live music from 1-6 p.m.; call 304-269-7328for more information; June 19-20: WV Mountain Heritage Weekend at Stonewall Resort; call 888-278-8150for more information; June 20: TALA/Weston State Hospital Employee Reunion; call 304-269-5070for more information; For more information on these and other events, contact: The Lewis County Convention & Visitors Bureau A Certified West Virginia CVB 499 US Hwy 33 East, Weston, WV 26452 304-269-7328 Fax 304-269-3271 www.lewiscountycvb.com or www.stonewallcountry.com