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Joe Manchin Companies Continue to Have Faith in the Mountain State My optimism in our state's ability to grow has not waned one bit because we continue to attract investments that will help our citizens improve their quality of life. West Virginia has not steered away from its essen- tial building blocks for a better future, which are: Our location, our skilled, dedicated work force and a commit- ment to grow. This past week, I was pleased to join Wirt County officials and repre- Sentatives from Mustang Survival Manufacturing to recognize the company's 10th Anniversary of do- ing business at their plant in Eliza- beth. In addition to Mustang's anni- versary, the company also made an- other significant pledge that will in- crease their business investment in West Virginia. The company plans to hire up to 100 people to operate their newest facility in Spencer. The lon- gevity that Mustang has had speaks volumes of not only the faith that they have in West Virginia, but it says more about the workers who bring quality to the company each day. Mustang is committed to using West Virginia workers. Mustang produces and manufactures various life sup- port, rescue, and protective clothing for marine and aviation environments including hypothermiaprotection, fire resistance, flotation devices, antigrav- ity and other aviation apparel. Also helping to expand the state's business and tourism infrastructure this week was AirTran Airways. ! joined state and local officials, along with AirTran company representa- tives to welcome their inaugural flight service into Charleston from Orlando, Fla. A great deal of time, hard work and planning went into bringing this new flight service to West Virginia, and now we can finally say that the hard work has paid off. AirTran, too. showed faith in the Mountain State and I am confident that our partner- ship will continue to grow. Tri-State Racetrack and Casino also gave the state's tourism industry a "shot in the arm" by fulfilling a com- mitment to expand its facilities. Re- cently, I had the opportunity to "turn some sand" with company officials to mark the beginning of construction on a new hotel that will add a new dimension to the track. All ol'this new business activity has taken place, despite our tough na- tional economic times. I havc said that West Virginia is not going to wait - we will continue to find ways to create new opportunities for our citi- zens. We will continue to grow by maintaining a sound work ethic, stay- ing optimistic and being innovative in the face of adversity. Education Reform Senator John D. Rockefeller IV, introduced the 21 st Century Skill In- centive Fund Act. Senators Olympia Snowe (R-ME) and John Kerry (D- MA) have signed on as original co- sponsors. This legislation would provide matching federal funds to states that offer students curriculum options be- yond the core requirements, includ- ing financial, economic, business and entrepreneurial literacy,civic literacy, and health and wellness awareness. The bill would appropriate $100 mil- lion a year to the U.S. Department of Education to administer matching grants to states that integrate these 21st Century Skills into existing courses at their schools. "West Virginia students need to master the 3 R's, reading, writing, and arithmetic, but they must do more if they want to be ready to compete in the global economy. We live in an increasingly technologically-driven society, and our students must have critical thinking and problem-solving skills that cover a broader area-par- ticularly one that includes financial, economic and business literacy," Rockefeller said. "I've traveled around our state and seen firsthand how tech- nology in the classroom can promote critical thinking, and I want to make sure more students have the same opportunity." This legislation was developed us- ing ideas generated from West Vir- ginia educators and the Partnership for 21st Century Skills, which re- searched and surveyed the skills stu- dents need in the classroom to remain competitive for the future. The Part- nership was developed in 2002 with the support of a U.S. Department of Education Grant and leadership from educators and high technology busi- nesses. Since then, ten states have voluntarily adopted the more com- prehensive set o f skills and standards. Current states are: Arizona, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Massachusetts, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Da- kota, Wisconsin and West Virginia. e J  WE NEED NEW LISTINGS. T CAII MARY LEE TO LIST YOUR PROPERTY More than half of Internet users plan to do some holiday shopping online this year, accord- ing to Internet Retailer. Join the trend and shop online with high- speed Internet. High-speed Inter- net can be relatively inexpensive, starting at $19.95 a month with services such as EMBARQ. REALTOR" #804 - 900 MINERAL RD. - 3 BR home has LR, DR- kitchen and 1 1/2 baths. Basement with some cabinets [or storage, and 1 car garage. Large back porch with lots of privacy. Walking distance to GSC and football field. Across the road from Medical Center. Chain link fence encloses ard. Good condition. Price $98,500.00 !1 / I.': +i IF .[ .......................... 7 :," ............................................................................. #803- 28 VANHORN DRIVE- Brick home with LR, DR, Kitchen, 3 BR's, 2 Baths, full basement has FR, 2 rooms could be BR's, canning kitchen, wood stove in basement. 2 cm garage, single car garage. Approx. 1 acre of land. $195,000. I #101-CEDARVILLE- 2 story house and three lots. House has great room with living room, dining room, and kitchen. Upstairs has 3 BR's and bath. Price $45,000.00 #0200 - BURNSVILLE: Metal building, 50 x 120 with 1.28 acres. One - half of interior is finished, presently being used for a bar. Possible uses for this property are unlimited. Call for more details. Price $340,000 #0201 - BURNSVILLE: 2 story brick building (46 x 52) is presently being used as a business with two rental units upstairs. Could have 4 apartments with some remodeling. Price $95,000 #301- S. LEWIS ST.- House with 6 apartments- 4- 2 BR; 1- 1 BR and 1 efficiency. Large lot. Price $60,000 #0400 - COX'S MILLS: Brick ranch has large living roo, 3 bed- room:p garage. Cella]ilJt,klJjlglt"s on oppo- site side of roadre-s of land. Nice big yard. $120,000 make a reasonable offer. #800 - 697 CEDAR CREEK RD.- 2002 Astro double wide home has 3 BR with walk-in closets, LR, with fireplace: DR-kitchen, laundry and 2 baths. Foundation is piers with block underpinning. 2 porches and concrete patio. Several outbuildings. City water, aeration septic and 2 wells. Shorti drive to town. Call for an appointment to view. Price $125,000.00 #800--415 KANAWHA ST. - Nice 3 BR home with LR- DR,kitchen and bath. Basement has FR, room with 1/2 bath used as office or BR, canning kitchen area, laundry area andl plenty of storage. Home has FA & CA. One car detached garage. Bargain priced at $134,900.00 #1105 - EAST MAIN STREET: Two story house has apartment in upstairs. Main floor has been used as a busi-i ness. Lot fronts on E. Main and Morris Streets. Lots ol possibilities. REDUCED $134,901) #1201- SAND FORK- House and 2 mobile homes on 13 lots. House has LR - DR, Kitchen, bath and laundry area, Upstairs has 3 BR's and sitting room or could be office on BR. Partial basement, 2 car garage, FA-CA, 2 rental trailers: Each has 2 BR's, LR-Kitchen and bath. Good income. Lots of yard space or garden areas. Fruit trees. Nice location olt main road. City utilities. $150,000.00 #1202 - SAND FORK ROAD - 1352 Sand Fork RD.- One story home has LR, DR- Kitchen, 3 BR's, and bath. Full basement has BR, 2 other rooms, commode and shower. FA has, heat, new septic, drilled well and city water. 3/4 acre lot. Garage in basement. $69,500.00 #1300 - KANAWHA DRIVE HEIGHTS: On Rt. 5 West 32 building lots from one - half acre to over one acre. Gas, electric and water available. PRICES VARY FROM ,$10,000 to $20,000 #1309 - BUSINESS PROPERTY AND BUILDING: Good location with thriving business and two rental units. All included in the sale. Price $175,000 #1310- 141 - FOURTH STREET, in Burnsville. Very nice home has LR, DR, Kitchen, 2BR, den, and bath. Base- ment is completely finished. It has LR, DR, Kitchen, BR, bath with laundry. Back porch, out building, cellar, nice, private backyard. Price $80,000.00 #1604 - NEWBERNE : Two lots has almost 1 acre. Old cellar and dug well filled with stone. Fronts on Newberne Rd. $9,000. #1969 CEDARVILLE.- 3 BR home has LR. DR, kitchen and bath. Full basement has FR, BR, kitchen, bath and cellar. Above ground pool, one outbuilding and 2 car attached garage. Property has eleven lots, apple trees and blueberry bushes. New metal roof is being installed. Cal for more details. $150,000 REDUCED TO $145,000 #1606-10 E. MAIN ST.: Two story brick building. First floor is presently being used as a restaurant and has a full kitchen, bar area and dining room. The upstairs has 4 apts. There are three 2 BR's and one 1BR. Good rental property. Price: $95,000.00 #1607 - 2889 WV HWY 5W- 3 BR home has LR, DR, Kitchen and bath. Full basement has wood stove, laundry area with washer- dryer. Pull down steps to attic. City water. Price $65,000.00 Town 8Countrt AGENCY INC. i ---a ....... :'" '!." "q:'"'iiiiTiilTi..: i!;2):!i}i.!;i!)iii;;;iii;i;iiiii2;7;;ii;;ii;i[i;iiiiii[iiii!iiiii}iiiiiiiiiiiii  !ii'!ii= I[!iNNN:: i ii*iiii:iiiiiii;;;;aiN!iiiigiiiiiiiiiiii,"i "' ...... >,,,,+i :iliil ' II #1800- STEWARTS CREEK - Older country home has been completely remodeled. Home has LR, Parlor or BR, DR-Kitchen, 2 BRs and bath. House is completely furnished with antiques that are included in the sale. Property contains 67 1/4 acres, has 2/5 minerals, free gas being used. There is a cellar & cellar house and a barn. 3 miles from town. Priced at $170,000 #1600- VANHORN DRIVE- 3 Br home has LR, DR- kitchen, and 1 1/2 baths. Full basement with showdr. Nice big back porch. Lot goes to the river. Very well maintained. Very nice area! $129,000 REDUCED $122,500 #1967 - 208 WHITING AVE - Lovely home with over 2,000 sq, ft. of living space. Home has large LR, formal DR kitchen with dining nook, FR with FP, 4BR's, 1 1/2 baths large utility, large carport, nice front porch, FA & CA, brick exterior, plastered walls. Well maintained. Large yard. Lo- cated on a corner lot. Nice residential neighborhood. Must be seen to be appreciated. JUST REDUCED TO $149,500.00 #1605- 154 BURNS ST., BURNSVILLE- A l'rame styk home has LR-DR area, kitchen, BR and bath on main floor Upstairs has BR with bath. Basement has FR w fireplace, BR that needs a little work and laundry with bath Large patio out of basement. Price $80,000.00 #700-RT. 5 WEST AT SINKING CREEK.- 1 1/2 story home with three (3) apartments. Two (2) apts., have LR, DR- Kitvhen, 2 BR, and bath with washe,-dryer in basement. One (1) apt., has LR, DR-Kitchen, 1 BR. and bath with laundry area. Basement is shared by tenants. Land contains 2.64 acres. 2 stall detached garage. $97,500.00 #1801 - TROY - 2 Br home has LR-DR or FR, kitchen and bath. Sunporch and enclosed back porch. Some furniture included in the sale. 2 car garage with large workshop above. Cellar with room above. Second garage type bldg. Old wash house. City water and well. Lots of extras. Land contains .55 acres. Price $64,900.00 #2308 - WALNUT / SPRING STREETS: This house on the cornext.,@zlni].. & S,Xc, c t,9,1nogect has three bedroom;p'l,lR' } iqil'tqh, g)bqlqnd bath. Nice. large yardl.I  5tlql| l,i:i4141-ril .t<-ilqbl other homes. T hey e ac h ll"dt, ffi d Illc?[r  11'11'141 /dfaKitc h e n, faro i l y room and a bath. Aql'ffItree'gJqaY$'90,000 I Mary Lee McPherson Broker 462-7039 110 E. Main Street 0 Glenville, WV 26351 Sherry Bailey 304-462-7039 Office Agent 349-4265 Jack Heater Agent 462-5528 . OpUpjlt Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday By Appointment L00Iilitll/I ilMiiilllllli rlllll|ltlllillllllllllll;l Jill 00lll!!lilllilllll i!tl;ifil il lllllliliiimllllll|I$! lil00l H ll'l; 1ili17iillt iliillll!l Illlllllllill