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WILDA MOHR JENKINS PRESENTS AWARD TO REX HARDMAN her of the Year' honored By Wilda Mohr Jenkins Wilda (Molar) Jenkins presented the teacher of the year award to a former teacher of Norman town High School. Mr. Rex Hardman, a former stu- dent of Normantown, was a graduate with the class of 1941. He then at- tended Glenville State College and started his teaching career in 1944-45 at Normantown. He married Loraine ~j~hirritten, in 1946. They have one child, ley Jean. They have three grand- Sons, and one great grandchild. Rex also attended West Virginia Univer- sity to get his Master's degree. Rex started his teaching career at Normantown, then went to Troy as 4~rincipal. He also served as superin- .tendent of schools in Gilmer County, then later taught at Gilmer County School. Rex and Loraine's eldest grandson, Cpt. Byron Lundell, has already served a tour of duty in lraq; he came home ; Our WATERSHED COALITION The meeting scheduled for June 10th, at the Normantown School, has been canceled. It will be rescheduled at a later date. FAMILY RESOURCE BOARD The June meeting of the Gilmer County Family Resource Board of Directors will be held at the Commu- nity Showcase, 115 E. Main Street, Glenville, on Fri., June 11 at noon. The public is invited. Any questions, call 462-7545. GILMER COUNTY HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION A meeting will be held June 17, 6:30 p.m. at the HLC office, 113 E. Main Street (upstairs). For into call: 266- 1831. DISPLAY AT HOLT HOUSE inJanuary. HeisreturningtoKoreain There will be a One Room School August. The youngest grandson, Rex Houses of Gilmer County pictures dis- Lundell, is in h'aq at thJs present time. play at the Holt House during the Eric Lundell attended'Wheeling Uni- week of the Folk Festival. Beulah versity, and is now working in Vir- Robinson and Marion Reed will be ginia, there sharing the one-room school Rex retired in 1980 and enjoys history. playing golf. "I must say Rex is one of the best JANE MERANDI IN GLENVILLE loved teachers that ever taught at First District Congressman Alan B. Normantown. He had a special way Mollohan's Area Representative, Jane Merandi, will be available to visit resi- with his young students, encouraged dents of Gilmer County to discuss them in a loving way, used discipline with constituents any problems con- when necessary, but for the most part, cemmg a federal agency or ques- laughed with us, and at our mistakes, tions or comments regarding legisla- Chemistry class wasn't always simple, tive concerns. She will be at the especially if you have an over-anx- Gilmer County Senior Citizens Cen- ious student," said Mrs. Jenkins. t~=r from 10:30 a.m. until 12:00 Noon "Rex answered his call to duty in on Fn., June 24. Residents are en- couraged to visit the Congressman's the military, serving in the Air Corp. representative during this time. No We can all stand and proudly say we appointment is necessary. Ms. attended Normantown High School. Merandi is scheduled to visit the Se- And Mr. Rex Hardman was one of my nior Center on the fourth Thursday of teachers, each month. For Mote lrarofmation Contact: Suuon/Fh r~xmds D=I~ Inn 004) 76~-~055 1-79, xit 67 Sutton/Flatwoods Days Inn and Class VI River Runners White Water Rafting An Experience of a Lifetime! Body Shop Rt. 33 & 119- Glenvitle 462-5868 MON. - FRI. 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. SAZ Closed Tires * Batteries * State Inspection Courteous Quick Loans Buy, Sell, Trade and Lend Dollars on Jewelry, Guns, Musical Instruments, Electronics, etc. Hours: Mon. - Sat. 10-5 Closed Sunday Located in Fiatwoods Outlet Mall next to - All Species $18.00/ton - Delivered to our yard Braxton Lumber Co., Inc. Heaters, WV Call (304) 765-5461 for details. CARL E. NICHOLS, M.D. 22 East Main Street Glenmlle, WV Phone 462-8612 HOURS MAY THROUGH SEPTEMBER OPEN BY APPOINTMENT Monday 9 am - 11 am & 4 pm - 8 pin Tuesday 9 am - 11 am & 4 pm - 8 pm Wednesday 4 pm - 8 pm Thursday 9 am - 11 am & 4 pm - 8 pm Friday 9 am - 11 am & 4 pm - 8 pm WALK-IN HOURS Saturday 9 am - noon Sunday 7 pm to 9 pm Thursday, June 10, 2004 --- The Glenville Democrat/Pathfinder,-- Parle 9 Closed Every Wednesday Morning SUMMER CAR WASH / HOT DOG SALE Cub Scout Pack #107 will be having a car wash & hot dog/bake sale at the Glenville Foodland on Sat., June 12 from 10:00-2:00. FOLK FESTIVAL BEEF ORDERS To place your Beef order,' contact Brenda McCartney at 462-7566. The 5lb. pieces are the same price as last year. Call before June 11~. VETERANS FLAG UNIT The Veterans Flag Unit will appear in the Gilmer County Folk Festival Pa- rade on Sat., June 19, at 1:30 pm. Damon West points out that all veter- ans who plan to participate should assemble in the P~za Hut parking lot by 1:00 pm. Veterans of all wars are welcome. Bring a veteran. LEPC MEETING An LEPC meeting at Gilmer County Court House June 10, at 7:00 pm, in the County Commission room. FOLK FESTIVAL Them will be a Folk Festival meeting on Thursday, June 10, at 4:30 pm at the Holt House, 302 E. Main St. SHAGGIN' ON THE BOULEVARD The Charleston Area Shag Society will hold a weekend of dancing and Workshops from Friday, June 25 to Sunday, June 27 at the Charleston Moose Lodge #1444. Activities in- clude; workshop, dinner, golf, Tri- State Racetrack & Gaming Center. For more information, please contact the Charleston Area Shag Society at char/estonwvshag @ charter, net or call Kevin Twohig at 304-722-5719 or Karen Fitzgorald at 304-744-2388. WEST VIRGINIA'S WRITERS Phyllis Wilson Moore will present a fun and interesting discussion of West Virginia's authors on Fri., June 18'~, at 1 pm, at the Lewis County Senior Center, 171 W. 2'~ St., Weston. Waldenbooks will be joining us with some specially chosen titles for sale. Refreshments will be served. Free & Open to the public. Sponsored by Lewis County Senior Center and the WV Humanities Council. FLEA MARKET The Gassaway Volunteer Fire Dept. is sponsoring a flea market every Sat.. Set-up is from the fire dept. down River Street. For more information, please call Cam Marks at 364-8832. JAMES - BOND YOUTH COUNCIL MEETING On Sun., June 13, the descendants The Region VI Workforce Investment of Brooks Bentley Bond and Rebecca Board Youth Council will meet Thurs., Bernice (James) Bond, will gather at June 17. The meeting will take place Cedar Creek State Park, Glenville for in the Fairmont WORKFORCE West their annual " Bond family reunion". Virginia Center in Fairmont, starting Bring a favorite covered dish if you at 10:00 a.m. For more information wish, meat, soft drinks, plates & etc about the meeting, contact Michelle wilt be provided by the family. Markovich at 304-368-9530. LAMB - VARNER EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETING The Lamb - Vamer reunion will be The Region VI Workforce Investment held on June 12~ and 13= at the "Executive" Board will meet Thurs., Kanawha Drive Community Building, June 10th, from 10:30 am to 11:30 8/10 of a mile below mouth of Lead- am in the WV State Office Complex ing Creek bridge. Starting with a pizza Building, WORKFORCE West Virginia party from 6 - 9 pm on Saturday. The Center Conference Room, 3'd floor, main event is Sunday at 1:00 pro. Fairmont. For more information about Bring a covered dish and a smile and the meeting, contact Jeffrey G. Smith come enjoy our happy family. at 304-368-9530. BINGO The Gassaway Volunteer Fire Dept. is sponsoring BINGO every Friday evening beginning at 7:00 pm at the fire dept. Come and enjoy an evening with friends. MADE RIGHT HERE: WEST VIRGINIA SMALL SCALE MANU- FACTURING SUMMIT Senator Jay Rockefeller will host on June 20-21, 2004 at Embassy Suites in Charleston. The bummit brings to- gether a cross-section of resources that small scale manufacturers need to succeed in today's competitive ,economy. Call (304) 345-1298 for reg- istration information. A fee will be charged, and seating will be reserved on a first-come, first-serve basis. Now Hiring 2004. Postal Positions Federal, State, & Local. $14.80/ $48.00/Hr. No experience neces- sary. Entry Levels. Full Benefits. Paid training. Call 7 days for info. (888) 826-2513 Ext. 152. PAULE. SHAFER June 16 is Milestone ~rI g I I I I I I I The family ofPaul E. Shafer invites you to join them in wishing him a "Happy 90th Birthday" on June 16. Paul was born in Cledenin, West Virginia on June 16, 1914. He is a former Charleston resident who cur- rently lives in Glenville. "Happy Birthday, Paul!" I Illl Illllll | | |llllll Illl I I I : 5/r'x 50' All-Weather : Rubl ,I lmlmml1 I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I L. 0se ,.., 238 Depot Street- PO Box 110 mm I I I I Weston, WV 26452 I ! 269 2244" n (304) - Reunions A 3vities COPEN SCHOOL CEDAR CREEK BAPTIST All class mates that attended Copen CHURCH VACATION BIBLE Elementary School are urged to at- SCHOOE tend the First Annual Copen Grade Vacation Bible School will be June School Reunion. Saturday July3, be- 20-25, starting at 6:30 until 9 p.m. ginning at 10:00 am. Please bring a each evening. Classes will include covered dish and a lawn chair. It will "ages two to adults. Everyone wel- be held at the Pulliam homeplace in come. For more information, call 462- Copen. Contact Lewis or Mary at 304- 5231. 853-2396 for information. GOSPEL SINGING CONVENTION CONRAD Come join the 54t" Annual West Vir- The Annual Conrad Reunion, will be ginia State Gospel Singing Conven- held on Sunday, June 20, at the Ce- tion Fdday, June 11 = thru June 13% dar Creek State Park Rec Bldg. Lunch Located at Mt. Nebo, just South of will be at 12 noon. Bring a covered Summersville. Friday starting at 7:00 dish and enjoy the day with family pm until?, Saturday afternoon, 12:30 and friends. Also, bring something for - 4:00 pm., Saturday night, 7:00 pm the auction, till ?, Sunday worship 10:00 - 11:00 am. All services - Free- Wil~ Offering, WEAVER camping and food available. Come Descendants of Eugeneous and and enjoy good gospel singing for the Elizabeth (Ellyson)Weaver will have weekend. All singers are invited to their annual family reunion Sat,, June come and sing. For more information 26, at Mt. Zion Park, near Gmntsville. call 304-872-1977. Please bring a picnic style meal and table service. Meal time about 12:30 GOSPEL SING pm. Prizes will be awarded. You may The Gilmer County Singers Associa- donate prizes if you wish. Please tion will have their monthly sing on come and join us. We look forward to Sat., June 12, 6:30 pm at the Gilmer seeing you them. Family and Friends Cc~unty Recreation Center. Featured are all welcome, group will be the Dean Family from Weston. Devotional held by Gene Johnson. Everyone welcome to come and be with us for a night of song & praise & worship. III I Illllllll I TRINITY AT FEST Glenville's Trinity United Methodist Chumh will again be selling fresh BBQ Chicken at the West Virginia State Folk Festival from 11 a.m. until dusk on Fri., June 18 and Sat., June 19 in front of the East Main Street church. 'AucTION Auction: 10 a.m., June 16 Con- tents of Salvage Yard Heavy Equipment, Hand Tools, & Scrap French Creek, WV RMI AI Th- ompson, WV #438 1-304-824- 5904 www. rmiauctions.com. Father Edwin Daschbach, SVD Imams Desperately Need Education RetiredArchbishopofCanterbury, cause it did not contain hispetso,a/ George Carey, who used to head the seal nor was it posted on his Web worldwide Anglican com- munion, gave an important talk in March at Rome's Catholic Pontifical Gregorian University. His subject was Islam and the violence that has been so markedly associated with it in recent history. As Careypointed out: 'Tslam is in opposition to practical@ every other world religion - to Juda- ism in the Middle East; to Christian- ity in the West, in Nigeria and in the Middle East; to Hinduism in India; to Buddhism, especial@ since the destruction of the Temples in Af- ghanistan. "It is easy to get the clear impression that Islam is violent at its core, that we are now seeing its true colors. Carey then pointed out the heart of the problem in Islam today: During the past 500 years critical scholar- s~tip has declined, leading to strong resistance to modernity. Imams, who are the leaders in Is- lam, bear responsibility for that di- rection of the world's Muslims. We can grasp an idea of their power over Muslim adherents from a recent epi- sode in Baghdad. Iran's most re- spected Shiite cleric (read "Imam") made a statement urging the with- drawal of radical militias as well as Coalition forces from two Shiite holy cities. His aides said the statement did not llave the full binding force of this honored cleric's statements be- ll site. If these two condi- tions were present, it would have been consid- ered a religious decree or fatwa and would be bind- ing on his /ollowers. Now, if such Imams have not been trained thor- dugl]l) ~nd in scholarly 'f~iS~'~'fi their Muslim faith, they can easily wield a power that is influenced by fringe elements that rely more on inadequate study of Islam CA little knowledge is a dangerous thing") or on cm~lion and prejudice than on objective be- liefs of Islam. This Islam funda- mentalism is precisely what seems to be occurring throughout the Mus- lim world today, and is the cause of the violence and terrorism plaguing world regions where Muslims are present. It is all the result, again in Carcy's words, of the absence dur- ing the past 500 years of critical scholarship in Islam. A lack of education can result in similar problems outside the Islam religion. The future of our youth is tied in to the education they receive at our hands, from family, church, and school. Prejudice feeds on igno- rance. Economic hardship results from it (And ignorance means not just "lack o' knowledge but also "insufficient" knowledge). Anything that limits or obstructs good learn- ing is an injustice and a worthy object of our deep concern. I |J I THE END OF SPRING PLANT SALE! Hanging Baskets $8.00 Packs of Flowers and Veggies 1.50 per Pack or $8.00 per Flat Keep you eye on the paper, we shall have fresh home grown produce soon, but not yet. II Yes, because of health and age reasons, Whitehurst Farms is up for sale. Thanks from all of us at Whitehurst Farms for makinz this one of the best years ever.TV II II Whitehurst Farms Business hours: 9 a.m.-7 9 miles from Weston on Route 33 West between Alum & Camden 304-269-2200 1 t