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'9 IL F DO YOU KNOW ANY OF THESE PEOPLE? -The above photograph was reportedly taken around 1924 in the Glenville area. The only known person in this picture is in the backrow, fifth from the left. This is Leona Mae Nutter. She lived in Cedarville, and attended elementary school in Cedarville as well as possibly one year at Glenville. This picture may be of the graduating elementary school class at Cedarville. If you have any information regarding this picture, please call Duane Reed at 462-4469. Any information would be appreciated. Co. Queens requested for parade Thursday, July 29, 2004 -- Tile Gienyille Democrat/Pathfinder -- Page 9 . The 50th West Virginia Black Wal- nut Festival will be celebrated from October 14 - 17. The Grand Parade will begin at twelve noon on Satur- day, October 16. "We are searching for past queens of our festival to ride on a float as 'Honorary Parade Marshals' with a reception honoring our past presidents and queens," Barbara Vandale Nichols, BWF Co-President, stated recently. The five young iadie chosen in the queen's pageant from Gilmer county as reigning Queens were Judy Kay Furr in 1958, Melba Lynne Garrett in 1960, Sheilah Jane Lowe in 1972, Donna B umgarner in 1979 and Sherry Lynn Stewart in 1988. To contact Black Walnut Festival officials, please call (304) 927-5616. Lime Spreader Ready for Use The West Fork Conservation Dis- trict (WFCD) recently purchased a lime spreader for use in Gilmer County. The WFCD will coordinate Gilmer County farmers' use of the lime spreader through Natural Re- source Conservation Service. Because pH levels in soil can be depleted over two or three growing Job's Temple Homecoming Aug 8 seasons, lime spreaders are used to distribute lime to soil, maintaining a The 66th Annual Homecomin~ of College and graduated in 1965. He pH factor of 6.5 to facilitate more lob s w "~ taught for three years in West Vir ' Temple ill feature Mack amples as the afternoon speaker on ginia public schools_thengot a Darlene(Hardman)MillerofGlen- efficient use of nutrients and fertiliz- ville, grandparent and God grandpar- ers. . ....... Sunday Au~ 8 at the l~church master'saegree Irm wnl umver- Fork would like to announce the binh ] ~ ~':~ ~"m~']~l ...... ents, Greg and Teresa Shackleford of ~: : ..... locat~approximately ninem~iles west stty. Mack worked for the University Linn and Deward Hardman of Sand-,~,~: :: of Glenville of South Carohna for five years as a ~,....: !~ :: The m''-~'' wo-~hi" service will professor and administrator. He re- ~ ~ u...~ l~ p . of their grandson and great-grand- ] ,~wa,#..~::,~:~ ~,; i: :~,~'~,~/~,] be'qn ^" ln'30 with Reverend Robert turned to Glenvdle m 1973 where he aL u. - son, Bryan Marlin Aaron Hardman. I ::'~>~'. ~..~J~;~'~ ~::,.-,~, .A H Ni"L'-I" -asto-'f the First Ba" remained for 12 years as Registrar ~y,~Wltr',-,~ ...... ~. cnu~, V t u v- .,-.. fA ..... 1 BryanwasborntoKishaStarrRiggs .. ~.ilr ': tist Church at Glenville, bringing the ana tJlrector o amlssmns, i ne nna on June 21, 2004 at Stonewall Jack- -. ~;i~,~:~:'::~>~ ........ ~ 1 five years of hts working career were ~~ message. This is the twentieth annua ' " gon Memorial Hospital. He weighed .... N : ........... :'::':? N~ appearance for Rev. Nicholas. spent as West Virginia University Stanley N Pickens of Clarksburg, Extensmn Agent m Clay, WV.. , 6 lbs. and 11.5 oz and was 19 3/4 ........" ......... ~ r ~ 1 ss Since bts reurement m 1~9 Mack incheslong. Welcoming Bryan home p esdent of Job's Temp e A ocia- ' " was his uncle Jimmy Hardman. tion, will conduct the annual business has enjoyed some success as a writer meeting immediately %llowing the and currently has four books on the worship service, market. A fifth book is scheduled to ,-- MACK SAMPLES Alunch catered by Joe Corcoglioniti of Clarksburg will be served at 12 noon in the picnic shelter. Following lunch, the Gospel Tones ofMt. Pisgah Baptist Church will provide music. They are Johnie and Wilda Kulh, Don Bailey, and Jay Chambers. Mack Samples was born and raised at Conon, a rural community located near the Kanawha-Clay county lines. He attended a one-room country school for the first six years, then graduated from Clendenin High School. After a four-year stint in the United State Navy, he entered Glenville State Your Community Showcase, be published during the fall of 2004. He has always been active in tradi- tional music and continues a busy schedule with the Samples Brothers Band. One of the great joys of his life was serving as president of the West Virginia State Folk Festival in Glen- ville. "I took a lot a criticism," says Mack, "but when June came around each year, I always decided it was worth it." Mack and his wife, Thelma, have always been enthusiastic square danc- ers and Mack is widely known as square dance caller. "We have square danced a lot of places," says Mack, "but the best traditional square danc- ing we have ever seen is at the Folk Festival in Glenville." Mack and Thelma are also active ballroom danc- ers and are members of the Big Band 125 Ballroom Dance Club in Marietta, Ohio. During the 2003 Vandalia Festival in Charleston, WV, Mack was pre- sented with Vandalia Award; the state's highest award for the preserva- tion of traditional life in West Vir- ginia. He was the featured cover story in the Spring 2004 edition of Gold- enseal Magazine Mack and Thelma are the parents of two children, Tracy and Grayson, and have just recently acquired their first grandchild, Emma Grace Samples. Everyone is welcome for the home- coming. New iSiii I Airman AMN. JASON P. SWIGER Swiger completes Basic Training Tim and Kathie Swiger are proud to announce that their son, Jason P. Swiger, has successfully completed his Basic and Technical Training in the United States Air Force. Jason is a 2003 graduate of Gilmer County High School. He is currently stationed at Hill Air Force Base in Utah, where he is working toward getting his Associates degree in Elec- tronics. Jason has two sisters Amber and Stacy; and one brother, Timothy, who are very proud of him as well. INTERSECTION OF MINERAL ROAD AND SYCAMORE ROADS, GLENVILLE. THE NEW WEST FORK CONSERVATION DISTRICT LIME SPREADER The local NRCS office will be the contact point for leasing the lime spreading machine for use on Gilmer County land. Housed at the Gilmer County recreation center agricultural building, the machine will lease for $15 per day, with a $25 deposit due upon rental. This equipment was acquired through the West Fork Conservation District with state funds. For more information about leasing the ma- chine, please call Gary Bush, Soil Conservation Technician, at 462-732 l or 462-717 I. 7 The County's Community, Tourism and Resource Center Announces ... The Gilmer County Family Resource Network (FRN). which operates the Community Showcase, proudly invites the general public either to visit our downtown Glenville oMce personally (to see for yoursel f) or to visit our two new county webpages that were recently developed under a $10.000 Appalachian Regional Commission grant and administered by the W. Va. Development Office. These two Interact sites are specifically designed to extend the reach of our county's assets to outsiders, to engender pride in our people, to generate economic growth among our small businesses and to encourage tourists to visit our county. Type these Gilmer County websites into your computer as tbllows: gilmerwv.info -- This is a "Gilmer County Virtual Tour" to stimulate tourism and knowledge of our county's significant places; and gilmershowcase.com -- This an e-commerce and e-business center for this county's crafters, artisans and small businesses which need the wider exposure. If you don't have a home computer, come visit our office to see these new locally-created and updated webpages! You'll be surprised at what little known, yet important facts that you'll .find. Sponsored by -- The Community Showcase, I 15 East Mare Street (bem'een the bank and post office). Glen ville Donna Waddell, Executive Director 304-462-7545 Step into our relaxful, CARI1B1BEAN atmosphere which makes your Gienville dining or coffee breaks fun! Also, try one of our tasty daily features! .f Private conference, birthday party and. wedding dinner room available for groups ! Mon..Wed. 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Thurs., 7 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun., 7 a.m.-3 p.m. New Hours: 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Fri.-Sat., CEOS July Meeting Held On July 23rd at 6 pm, the interna- tional student will be speaking at the Senior Center. The Fall Hobo Party will be held at 5 pm on the 20th of September at the Recreation Shelter. Glenville CEOS will host this event The Fall Craft Show will be on November 6 at the Recreation Cen- ter. Glenville CEOS met on July 13th at the Recreation Center. The meet- ing was presided over by Ann Nicholson, President. Devotions entitled "Lost and Found," Only Human and "The Col- lector" were given by Pebble Pritt. " Roll call was answered with, What is your favorite fast meal? Treasurer's Report was given by Lorene Hardman. Nancy Bezrutch had the lesson en- titled:" Fix it Fast; Fix it Healthy." The journey to good nutrition begins in the kitchen. Time is the challenge. Good tasting and healthy meals re- ally can be fast. Plan a weekly menu. Use a shopping list and do all your shopping at once. Martha Harold had a report on the County Council Meeting. The AREA Meeting to be held on May 7th, 2005 was discussed. Following the meeting Ann Nicholson served dessert to the fol- lowing members; Nancy Bezrutch, Maggie Stump, Mossie Taggant, Lorene Hardman, Evelyn Hardman, Manha Harold, Pebble Pritt, Grace Oppe and the hostess. Submitted by: Nancy Bezrutch, Secretary Nothing so needs reforming as other people's habits. ~Mark Twain FREE ~'~ II FAMILY PLANNING SERVICES II Oilmer County Health Department Ii .~)-, (-~ 8o9 Mineral Road Lower Level II / \ k~ O,e.v,,o.~ 26351 II ,)1 \. T-462-7351 Ii L2 ( r Smem F-462-8956 II/ \ I( "1 I I1% ix.. kI II I IV \ I " po.Sho. II I I .co. o I! _ p 't.a LIU CALL FOR MORE DETAILS LOCALLY OWNED BY HOWARD & SHERYL CARR At 103 Conrad Court (across from Conrad Motel) -< 9