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June 4, 2009

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Thursday, June 4, 2009 -- The Glenville Democra: Page 9B i i iiii!! !i i ! i!i iii iii! i iiiiii ii iiii!iiiiiiiiiii i iiiiiiii i!iiiiii !iii! ii;!; !!!iii iiiiiii THE CLASS OF 1949 (L-R): Sylvia Gordon Bailey; Marie Prunty Harasyn; Billy Matheny; Rosemary Gordon Straub; Janice Barbarow Truitt; and Irene Schulte Kessinger. Troy High School's Class of 1949 Reunites The 1949 graduating class of Troy Those unable to attend were: Eu- Deceased member of the class are: High School held its 60th class re- geneandAlicePetersKnisely;Norbert JessieHall;BerniceLowther;Maxine union on May 23 at Western and Mary Jean Lewis Britton; Verlyn Burkhamer;BoydSwick;andJunior Steakhouse, in Weston. Fun- Rexroad; Lorena Farnsworth Barbarow. Members attending were: Irene Simmons; Betty Dennison Harless; Guests included: Bob Kessinger; Schulte Kessinger; Janice Barbarow Jolene Lynch Burkhamer; and John Phylis Barbarow Ruppert; Patty Truitt; Rosemary Gordon Straub; MarvinMarsch. Sponsor ofthe class, Matheny Barbarow; and Marie Marie Prunty Harasyn; Sylvia Gor- Damon West, was also unable to at- Prunty's daughter. don Bailey; and Billy Matheny.tend. Lori Rosenburg 462-4398 GCHS Graduates ! From the Front Porch: Troy I would like to congratulate all of t hink, it is not easy; it requires a lot of the students who graduated last Fri- work. day at Gilmer County High School. Jason will be coming home on June Now is your chance to do great things 30 for a 13-day visit. We are excited with your life. Many of you will go on and counting down the days until his to college, and I commend all of you arrival. Jason's daughter, Amber, will who received some sort of academic be flying in from Montana on July 5 scholarship, for a nice visit, as well. I saw several of the graduates at the July 4 is coming soon; we will be Academic Honors Banquet on May going to the Cedarville 4th of July 20. I know that you are all excited to celebration. Cary andhis friends from beginthenextstepinyourlives, what- school have a band that will be per- ever that may be. I wish you all the forming on the hill that evening. If very best of luck on all your future youlikebandslikeMetallicaandSlip- endeavors, knot, then please come and enjoy the Summer classeslat GSC are going ,~nmsie. ..... , well; the classes are small but very Saturday night, there was a bad fast-paced. I am taking one online storm. A tree fell down and blocked course. Contrary to what most people Hwy 33, between Glenville and Linn. SPC. BARKER - Waiting at Pope Air Force Base, near Ft. Bragg, to board plane to Kuwait. Troy Native Deployed to Iraq Spc. Clayton Barker, of Troy, left Ft. Bragg, NC, on April 21 to begin his tour of duty overseas. He flew into Kuwait and stayed there for two and a half weeks, waiting to fly into Iraq. He arrived in Iraq on May 9. Clayton is serving with the West Virginia Army National Guard 1/ 150th Armored Reconnaissance Squadron, out of Glen Jean. His unit is part of the 30th Brigade (Old Hickory Brigade) with soldiers serv- ing from West Virginia, North Caro- lina, and Colorado. His job during his tour of duty is a 240B machine gunner on a RG-33 MRAP (Mine Resistant, Ambush Protected). Clayton is a 2004 graduate of Gilmer County High School and was a stu- dent at Shepherd University when he was called to serve his country. He is the son of Rick and Cindy Barker, of Troy, and the grandson of Naomi and the late Clayton Beall, of Glenville, and Dale and Virgie Barker, of Smithville. I went to pick Cary up from work and was unable to get back home. After several failed attempts, we finally New River CTC found an alternate route by using Alice Rd. One other alternate route had a tree down, as well. Needless to say, Board of Gov. we did not get home until 3:45 am. Well, I hope that everyone had a to Meet in Beckley wonderful Memorial Day Weekend. I am thankful for all of those who The Board of Governors of New gave their lives for our freedoms, and RiverCommunity and Technical Col- to all of those who, throughout the lege will meet Thursday, June 4, at years and still today, have defended 6:45 p.m. on the Beckley Campus, our freedoms. You are all held with located in the Harper Industrial Park. high regard in our home. '-~The meeting is open to the public, and Have a safe and w6nderful ~veek: an agenda is posted on the New River Until then, rIY|t ~ waviatg at.yott f4~om,., .*v, dmite, the front porch. " i T 9 .... ;iiiiiii!! :' COUSINS GRADUATE- Miranda Carter (left) is a 2009 graduate of Wirt County High School and Megan Burkhammer (right) is a 2009 graduate of Gilmer County High School. Cousins Graduate High School; Discuss Future Plans The families and friends of these lege in the future. She is the youngest two young ladies, Miranda Carter and of three siblings. Megan Burkhammer, are proud to Megan Burkhammer is the daugh- announce their graduation from high ter of Carl and Kimela Burkhammer, school, of Cox's Mills. She graduated from They both graduated Friday, MayGilmer County High School. Megan 29, from theirhigh schools. On Satur- plans to attend Glenville State Col- day, family and friends gathered to lege in the fall, majoring in Biology. celebrate their accomplishment at the These young ladies are the 18-year- Cox's Mills pavilion, old granddaughters of the late Glendell Miranda Carter is the daughter of (Butch)Butcherand Orelene Butcher Eddie and Tamela Carter, of Eliza- Demastus, of Cox's Mills. beth.ShegraduatedfromWirtCountyCongratulations to you, Miranda High School. Miranda has decied to andMegan,onyouraccomplishments enter the workforce and attend col- and good luck in your futures! Serving Gilmer & Surrounding Counties Since 1953 OOLLINS INSURANOE AGENOY 216 Your Hometown Independent Agent For your home, mobile home, farm, personal auto, commercial auto, life, A TV, motorcycle, boat, camper, flood, business INSURANCE & bonds -- Multi-Policy Discounts Available. COLLINS INSUBANCE AGENCY Jim Collins, Agent E. Main St., Glenvi!le, WV Phone 462-7951 Fax 462-4600 CLOSED $~DAYS Welcome to All School, Church, Communty & Family Reunions/ COMMUNITY ENRICHMENT PROJECT IDEAS If you have a business, church, or agency in need of some sprucing up (painting, cleaning, small trash removal, etc.) or a service learning project, new Glenville State College students will soon be here to help! Submit your GSC Community Enrichment For more information call (304) 462-4114 or Project ideas by JULY 14TM to e-mail Kipp. Colvin@glenville. edu Kipp Colvin Student Activities Director Glenville State College 200 High Street Glenville, WV 26351 GLENV'ILLE STATE COLLEGE Carl L, Armour. Candidate for ~ard One Council Platform Fair treatment and respect for all citizens with laws and rules applying equally to everyone. Wiser use of City funds through competitive bids for goods and services. Continually build on strengths of the City and Glenville State College for betterment of the community. Apply collective energy of citizens to creative problem - solving and rejection of defeatism. Transparency of City business and accountability for all public servants. Encourage citizens to submit innovative proposals for preventing and solving community challenges. Focus on achieving tangible results to convince citizens that positive change is possible when a community works together for the common good. Paid for by Carl L. Armour May 20, 2009 I While in town, take a look at your Call or come to see us at- A full-service financial institution that offers a variety of checking and savings accounts, home improvement and personal or business loans, auto loans, standard investment options, IRAs, safety deposit boxes, an outside-drive through ATM machine, and much more. GILMER COUNTY BRANCH BANK MANAGER MAR'IT COLLINS INVITES YOU TO VISIT US AT OUR LOCATION AT 904 N. LEWIS STREEg NEAR THE HAYS CITY INTERSECTION ON 511 33/119 Working for you today, Planning for your tomorrow. GRANTSVILLE OFFICE ARNOLDSBURG OFFICE ELIZABETH OFFICE 372 Main Street P.O. Box 430 RL. 33/119 P.O. Box 130 Rt. 14 P.O. 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