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lit illunlmnuunntl tlnlllUllmUllllitlllUUl II lit UllSunllllnnUllllllgmUlllllUi! I'age SB The Glcnville i)emocrat Thursday, July 30, 2009 Wine Reunion At Falls Mills Three ++ .... .... ::: ........ , The annual family reunion will be Brothers Serve Second Tour Together in Iraq by Spc. Ruth McClary When Sgt. Jeremy Brown. of Glen- ville, was involuntarily recalled to deploy to Iraq this year, it quickly became a family affair. Both his brothers, Sgt. David Brown, also of Glenville. and S pc. Poleman Brown, of Buckhannon. vol- unteered to deploy, too. This is the second "group" Iraq deployment for the three brothers. who are assigned to Company D. 230th Brigade Support Battalion, 30th Heavy Brigade Combat Team. "We don't get lonely or homesick quite as much when we deploy to- gether," said Jerem y. the oldest of the three. They are the onty children of David and Judith Brown of Glenville. "Morn has gotten used to it. but I don't think she likes it .very much." sail Jeremy. "Dad is proud of us. He would like for one or two of us to go, but not all three at one time." In 2005. the three volunteered for a tour in Iraq with the West Virginia Army National Guard' s 1257th Trans- portation Company of Huntington. They were split into different pla- toons, but they visited each other regu- larly. This time, they live and work closer to each other. Jeremy and Poleman, the middle son, work together in the supply section, and David, the young- est, repairs vehicles at Camp Stryker, near Baghdad. "We are the distribution platoon: we supply everything except ammu- held at a different spot this year! A pot-luck lunch will be served at ' 12 noon at the pavilion, on Sunday, August 2. 2009. Call all your relatives: sons, daugh- ters. in-laws and outlaws, uncles and aunts, nieces and nephews. Remind them that the history of the Wine ONE OF THE BROWN BROTHERS IN IRAQ nition and fuel," said Jeremy. "As the supply sergeant. I am Poleman' s boss: I actually expect more out of him because he is my brother." While the three have jobs on the camp, they also do missions off the base. "'It's not as dangerous as people think because they [leadership] sepa- rate us when we go on missions," said Jeremy. "Going on a mission is an adrena- line rush," said Jeremy. "It's why w e are here and what we get paid to do." This is Jeremy's fourth overseas tour, David's third, and Poleman's second. All three brothers plan to re- main m the military until they retire. David needs at least 10 more years of service, Jeremy needs 12, and Poleman needs 14. "Little brother outranks them both and will retire first," said David about himself. All agreed that if. in the future, one of the three were called to deploy again, the other two would be there with him. "I tend to watch over the other two because I should; after all, I am the oldest," said Jeremy. "At the same time. 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Boring, NPT __ Phone: 304-462-8933 Fax: 304-462-8934 Located in the Glenville State College Physical Education Building; Free Parking (Call for Appointment) *Also with office hours in Gassaway; Call 364-1046 family heritage is slowly diminish- ing, because all these distant relations are not keeping in touch with each other to relive the tall tales that have been passed down from generation to generation. .It is very simple to keep in touch. with all the advanced technology we have available to us today like texting, tweeting, e-mailing, calling, web- cams. cell phones, fax machines and, computer hot mail. Surely you can reach your loved ones to tell them to come to the family reunion. Meet some strangers, eat some good food, sing a little ditty, play a familiar tune, or just converse with the cousin who was your best friend while growing up. Alter lunch, we will have fun. fun, fun. auctioning off donated items to ante up the till for the prizes we give to the oldest and youngest attendants. the newest and oldest married couple, and the fellowwho takes the longest route to get to the celebration. So. take a nice Sunday drive to the countryside, through Flatwoods and Heaters, on past Napier, past the Bulltown recreation area. to the Falls. We will be there with all the fixin's for a meal that would make any hog think he was in heaven! Spread the word: its time,to have a good old-fashioned family get to- gether! Hope you can be there! PRESIDENTIS SCHOLAR AWARD Tallhamer Recogn&ed as President's Scholar Lisa Renae Tallhamer, daughter of Ernie and Jeanne Richards of Lockney, and wife of Bradley Tallhamer of Harrisville, was recog- nized as a President's Scholar at West Virginia University at Parkersburg. 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Congratulations on this accomplish- ment and keep up the great Work in your final semesters! iiiiiiiiiiiiii iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii!!!iii! ii!iiiil ii!ii]i]iiiiiiiiiiiii iiiiiiiiii!iiiiii iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii!!ii!iiii !+i!!ii LITTLE GRAY AND WHITE OWL Just DidvL't Give A Hoot! By: Lavonne Childers Minigh A few weeks ago, I proceeded to see what was causing such a commo- non among my summer birds on my patio. Assuming that it might be a snake. I went prepared: but to my amazement, up on the rafters under the roof sat this little owl with large eyes staring at me and not moving even a gray and white feather! After watching this beautiful visi- tor, my husband and I decided to take PROPER DISTRUCTION OF SPECIAL EDUCATION RECORDS ANNOUNCED Notification Deadline, January 1, 2010 Policy 4350 is based on requirements of federal Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), as amended Requirements specific to records of identified exceptional students are incorporated into the policy. Records must be maintained for five years following the student's graduation. At that time, public notification shall inform parents/eligible students oftimelines when personally identifiable information collected, maintained, or used is no longer needed to provide educational service to the student. If notification is no received from the parent/eligible students requesting that the documentation be mailed to them, records will be destroyed in a timely fashion. Any student who graduated on or before 2000 from Gilmer County High School and received special education services while attending elementary or high school (this includes the Gifted Program), may contact Special Education Director at 304-462-7386 ext. 4. to make arrangements to pick up your file or have tt mailed. If notification has not been received at the Gilmer County Board of Education Office by Friday, January 1. 2010 at 4:00 p.m., then all special education records prior to and including the graduating class o12000 will be destroyed. If you are aware of someone who graduated from Gilmer County High School on or before 2000 whose records we may be holding, please notify them so they can contact our office before the deadline. Dr. Fred Scott is now seeing patients in Buckhannon, Elkins, and Weston Dr. Scott can help you with your dermatology needs including treatments for: Skin Cancer Ache. Nail Care Surgical Biopsies Psoriasis. Pedicatric Skin Care Aging Skin Care Pre-Cancers Non-Malignant Skin Problems Dr. Scott will see patients at 12 Hartman Plaza, Buckhannon ; at Chenoweth Creek Road, Elkins; and at Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital Phone 304-269.8504 SJ0000I-L STONEWALL JACKSON pictures (proof of our story); we dis- covered that there were two owls sit- ting side by side on the rafter! While trying to show our kids where the owls were sitting, and to take more pictures; someone said, "There's not two, but three owls!" So. there sitting all in a row were three; prob- ably, siblings, or perhaps the parents of a young owl. The three little owls weren't afraid and occupied this place for four or five days, then moving to the back of thhouse in the Westeria vines stayed about the same length of time. A11 the while, we took pictures: and not a word did any of them say! They were not afraid! I guess they just didn't give a HOOT! Then they went away! Disabilities Council The Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEIA) requires each state to have an Advi- sory Panel. The West Virginia Advisory Coun- cil for the Education of Exceptional Children (WVACEEC) is also man- dated by State Code 18206. The Coun- cil is charged, in part. with advising decision makers regarding the unmet needs of exceptional children. The mission adopted by the Coun- cil is to influence theState Board of Education. public policy makers, and West Virginia's citizens in ways that continuously improve educational outcomes for children with exceptinalities' The Council is composed of mem- bers appointed by the State Superin- tendent of Schools. The Council Member from our re- gion is Weston's John Taylor, who is both a parent and the Higher Educa- tion Representative The Council's staff is composed of Michael E. Sullivan. Executive Di- rector, and Annette Conner. Secre- tary. Their address is: West Virginia Advisory Council for the Education of Exceptional Children. c/o Marshall University Graduate College, 100 Angus E. Peyton Drive. South Charleston. WV 25303. Telephone numbers are 304-746- 2076, 800-642-3642. Ext. 62076 or 62027. or (TDD) 746-2008. and e- mail is wvaceec@mawhall.edu. The acuvities of the West Virginia Advisory Council tbr the Education of Exceptional Childrcn are supported and funded by a grant from the West Virginia Department of Education. Office of Special Prog,-ams. Extended and Early Learning.