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t i ,I b ,i! / Page 16 ---The Glenville Democrat/Pathfinder--- Thursday, July 31, 2003 e ) ALEXIS BUTCHER MICHELLE KIGHT GHS Alumni awards scholarships The Glenville High School Alumni wished them the best of luck in their Association has relesed its list ofstu- academic careers. The Associatkm dents receiving scholarships from the awarded a total of 14 scholarships for Association to a university or college the school year 2003-2004, valued at of choice. The Association awards $24,500 scholarships to Gilmer County High The chairperson of the Scholarship School ~enior applicants who meet Committee stated that contributions specific economic need, academic, and pledges received shortly alter lilt and leadership requirements. 2003 Reunion, combined with those GilmerCountyHighSchoolgradu- received prior to the reunion, have ates from the Class of 2003 receiving resulted in the GHS Alumni exceed- scholarships are: Alexis Butcher, ing the $50,000 Challenge that had daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Terry been presented to the Alumni by the Butcher, to Dickinson College; and graduating class of 1953 in recogni- Michelle Kight, daughter of Mr. and tion of the 50th anniversary of their Mrs. Garry Kight, to Concord Col- graduation. This additional funding lege. for the Association's scholarship fund The Association's Scholarship is good news for students at Gilmer Committee expressed its excitement County High School seeking educa- for the scholarship recipients and tional assistance in the future. [You say: "1 can't forgive myself" I [ God says: "1 forgive you" (I John ! :9 & Romans 8:1 I Sharp increase in ,SBA-backed loans, fuels, small business job growth through "03 third quarter The number of small businesses 37 percent and 504 loans rose by 22 receiving loans backed by the U.S. percent. Small Business Administration in the Overall, loans to small businesses first three quarters of FY 2003 is up owned by minorities increased by 46 by almost 36 percent over the same percent, from 9,715 in the first three date a year ago, with sharp increases quarters of 2002 to 14,171 in the same in loans to minorities, women and period this year. Within that total, veterans, loans to African Americans increased Based on statements made by the by 88 percent, loans to Hispanic borrowers, the loans made so far in Americans increased by 44 percent, FY 2003 have financed the creation loans to Asian Americans increased or retention of more than 411,000 by 34 percent and loans to Native jobs. Americans increased by 27 percent. "These sustained increases in SBA Loanapprovalsforwomensmallbusi- loan-makingthisyearshowsourcom- hess owners increased by 40 percent, mitment to meeting the unique fi- to 10,668 loans, and loans to nancing needs of American small veteran-ownedsmall businesses rose businessesandvalidatesourapproach by 22 percent, to 4,958 loans. to make that assistance more readily The total dollar amount approved avadable to them," said SBA Admin- under the two programs during th~ istr,ttor Hector V. Barreto. "It proves period rose by just two percent, to $ I I! that t~ur outreach eflorts have been billion. The dollar value of loan,, highly effective, and it shows how underthe 7(a)programaloncdeclined the,,c loans are working to build the by three percent, to$7.85 billion. The ecomm'ty through job creation." average loan size in the 7(a t program The overall increase in loan ap- lellto$164.600inthefirstnmemonth, pro'. ats under the agency's two major of the year, from $232.(175 in the loan programs, the 7(a)General Bust- .,,ame period a year ago. The average nes,, Loan Guaranty program and the 504 loan rose from $443,945 t,, Cerli fled Development Company (or $458,960. 504! loan program, came to 35.7 per- A substantial part of the increase in cent. reflecting an increase from smaller loans is due to s~gnificam 38,648 loans during the first three efforts by the agency to make it easier quarters of FY 2002 to 52,435 loans and faster for lenders to approve loam, during the same period this yem:. under $250,000. thus makingsmatlcr Sm,ng increases were registered in commercialloans more widely avail- both programs: 7(a) loans were upby able. 2002 Dodge Neon ................................ Sl0A95 2000 Suzuki Grand vitara LX, ................ s9,495 2001 Chrysler Town & Country ............ s16,595 2001 Dodge Stratus ............................. s10,995 2000 Dodge Stratus ............................... s9,995 2000 Dodge Intrepid .............................. s9,495 2001 Ford F250 ....., ............................. s12,795 1998 Chevy Malibu ................................ s5,995 1999 Toyota Truck ................................ s13,995 1997 Dodge Caravan SE Sport ............. s7,495 1995 Ford Aerostar ................................ s5,295 1996 Ford Escort 2 door ........................ $4,485 1993 Pontiac Bonneville ........................ s4,495 1991 Mitsubishi Montero ........................ =4,495 2000 Chrysler Cirrus .............................. s7,995 1996 Plymouth Voyager ......................... s5,495 1996 Dodge Grand Caravan .................. $5,495 Additional units in stock Pre-Owned Auto & Rental, Inc. 201 West Main Street, Sutton, West Virginia Just Off Gassaway/Sutton, Exit 62, off 1-79 Shop Hours: Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. r Folk Festival photograph continues The Glenville Democrat and Pathfinder newspapers have a number of photographs of the West Virginia State Folk Festi- val from the past three or four years. They sell for four fora $ 1.00, plus with any purchase in that amount, you get two free ones. Our o{fices at 108 North Court Street are open from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. In the main though, Wednesday through Friday are better days to hunt for any of your old pic- tures that we editors may have taken. Mon0ays and Tuesdays are deadline days, so there is much activity going on at that time, making searching for in- formation more difficult. II Local merchants are friendly, helpful and more likely to know your name! Please patronize them! The Governor's Cabinet on children and families: A sense by Govern.r Bob t~i~e inform, poticymakcrs of c~mmunity1 ~ ~11 be rc.appoinlln~:' h ix a ~,,~u~ cc of pHdc to mc that so need.,, and assists in the strategic co~r- ~ ~!~ ~he foundati~m man~ Wc-,t \ zrginian, are dc~ ~,ted to dination of assistance ol ,_, ,~ crnment the ~,,.ell-bcmg of ore ,tate.,, children. The Cabinet remains a ,. ital tool in hal (abinet tcg- Duringthcla,tregukulcgislat~eses- our c/h~rts to bring service to the i,,!.~t~on. .'vl~ sion. there ~ as energetic dp, cussion people ,,t West Virginia but ~t must bc (:0,met office li- ar the state and community levels modern~zedifitistocontmucser',ing m,,,n will ~,rk about ho,a t,, ,treamlinc and improve them. The Legislature will study the cl,,-,clv v,'ith lhe the effect~ chess ol the Governor's Cabinet', effectiveness and generate tcc }m~cal a.,,,,~- Cabinet on Children and Families. rccomn]cndation, forreorganization, ta~.c .,taff t~ cn- Whdcthcrc,acreman: different ideas but the need for change =s urgent g,tgc communny expressed, thcrewasa~,haredsenseof Both h,cal communities and state st,tkcholder,, in urgency that we need to do more for policymakers have waited long dc~ch~pinganad- West Vnginla's chihJren and fami- enough liar tighter coordination v,'ith jun.l citizen ad;isor) lies. and ~ c need to do it m-a the Go', ernor's Office. more focus on c~,uncd v,ill rc The G~,. ernor's Cabinet on Chil- the core initiatives and a re-energized net and bring local dren and l-:amilies v,a., created more Cabinet ~,ith increased citizen input spcct~ves to ~,tate polio-3e than a decade ago as a b'old cxperi- to further advance our agenda for n,dt~, a flexible work ment menhancingstatego,,ernment's children and families, named by the Cabinet t01 connection tt~ Camille.,, and communi- The model looks different now -- ues. The Cabinet v, as designed with ab I promised in nay State of the State ]ic m~,estment in two basic c~mponent.,, One ~mpor- address, state goxernment is being V~r,_'miachitdren tam piece i~, the Cabinet staff, indi- transformed. The Cabinet staff is \Vhat will not change ',idualsv,h~providead',icc. direction leaner, but more focused and more nmment to coordination and resources to local community or- coordinated with the Governor's Of- building the capacity ganizatitms ~,uch as the Famih Re- rice, One key project will be impro,,- meet their ov,n needs .,~urce Netv,orks. The staff wi'll ad- mg the skills of FRN coordinators sure that the ,.oices of nun~,ter grants to the Cabinet', major through training and peer mentorship, integrated into policy. miuative~,, and apply, process and re- In addition, key staff nov,, are focused implementation. 1 port on larger grant projects operated cxclu.,,ively on the core Cabinet mi- jolmng with all ofthose~ directb, out ~ffthe Cabinet office. The tiatix c.,, of FRNs. Starting Points Con- We.,,t Virginia ~,econ,J component is the Cabinet ters and Early. Parent Education Pro- ~mmger. more re.., members, or pol,cy ad~ ~sory body to gram,. C'hddren and I--amdtcs. the governor The Cabinet. as a ~ hole. 2003 WV Timber and Wood Show Sen. Rockefeller and Rep. legislation to improve services with chronic Queen's Pageant August 14-16, 2003 Participants l'hc Queen ~ Pagcanl h, tile 2003 :itnt toappl> b\ the July 31 deadhne." WV Timber and Wood Show wa- The Queen:', Pageant will be ~m held at the Braxton County Armor> August I4 at 7:00 pm The Jr M~-, ,.\ugu,t 14-16. 2003 t'agcant v,~ll hc ~m August 15 at 7:(~) "\Vc ale ~ or,, plca~,cd to hald thi'; p.m. The Little Mr. and Mis.,, Pageant c,~r~lf~ctith',n drain to select the win- will be on August 16 at 3:00 p.m., ~,,, ~ tl~, (,),,~_c~.,, I'.in for hi.,, p~ut.V'S nomination, is apply Clean F.lcclions to the prcsi- ~crmnl'!i, ,_, lot cash. Ills cmnpaign dential cunpaign, sittcc we ,dread.',. has at lcasl five fund-raisers sched- have full public financir~g for the gcn- ulcd for June ;done. lh~doubledly, etzd elcclion. l'hc biggest chmtgc Bush'.,, friends in the coal indust,v would be in how candidale> get pub- will put in their share, to insure thai lic funds for the primaries. l'oda~. the Administration won't get in coal's once a candidate raises at !C~L%I $5,{}~}t) way of annihilating West Virginia's in small conlributioqs froth at lea.q 2() mountmns and buryiug more miles of states, he gels a dollar-lor-dollar match strcmns under minino wasle, lot the first $250 collecled form any Astonishingly. the president is ex- given donor. Under a presideqtial petted to raise at least S200 million Clean Elections system, candidates lorhiscleclioncmnpaign.doublewhat would qualify not by' collecting hc raised in 2(XY0. With cash replae- money, but inslead a htrge number of ing voles as the currcnc.v of our de- qualilying contributions. tm,cracy, it's no wonder that c~mdi- A candidate would bc required u~ dates spend most of their time hob- show broad and deep support from nobbing with the wealthy instead of individual citizens-not wealthy SlX:- connecting with ordinary Americans. cial inlerests. Such a system ,xould Wealthy cmnpaign donors eontrib- increase the time a Cal~didale focuses ute for less than altruistic reasons- on volers'and issues. It also could hopin,,~, to ,,. ,,el a policy, payhack to level the financial playing field for benefit a particuh'ur industry, or corn- -candidates. even those of only aver- party." Consider that West Virginiais age means, or less. And il would second i nation in deaths caused bv encourage more cilizens to ,,st in- respiratory illness due to exposure to voived in the democratic process of emissions from coal-fired power electing the president. plants. Yet. Bush ha.,; allowed the It's lime to take the "For Sale" sien nation's oldest, dirtiest power Plants off the While House. 4 8x10 4 5x7 4 4x5 24 Jumbo You Pay Only NO PERSONAL Studio Quality Portraits Balx, es, Children, Adults, Farnity .Or~all~r~d . ~os~g O~r Cno~ Gr Ct :$tOOEa ILJ I J I,III "Breakfast Just Got Handisr" Have you tried the new breakfast taste sensations at McDonald's? We are now baking up M~,a'iddlesaw, a handy sandwich ~ hotcake, with maple syrup baked right in. Get your favorit~ McDonald's sand- wich. Bacon Egg and Cheese, Sausage Egg and Cheese. or Sausage, and we wiU build your favorite between two McGriddks~. Handy for the drive- lhru,h wherever you eat them! We are now .open at 5:oo=n Monday. lhru Saturday, and at 6:ooam on Sund . so you'll have even time to choose your favorite sdeetion from America $ breakfast champion. Served until 1o:3oam 4airI. Foodland Foodland Plaza, Glenville Thursday, August 7--'1 to 6 p.m. Little Kanawha duly 26 IV td'z Small Bore Pistol 1 "' - Tom Smith ..................... t 93 1 "' - Rich~ 2~ - Wanda Ramsey ........... 183 2~ - Jason 3"~ - Jason Miller .................. 167 3'~ - Mike 4"- Danny Furr ................... 156 4" - Rick 5" - Bud Cain ....................... 153 5" - Tom 6m - Joe Erler ....................... 152 6" - Joe Erler ............ 7~ - Mike Fisher ................... 150 7~ - Jim Stalnaketr .... 8~" - Richard Henderson ...... 147 8" - Bud Cain ......... 9" - Carl Harlow .................. 124 9" - Leslie 10'~- Jim Stalnaker ............. 114 I roB 1 ,~ - Cad Class Pistol z.,-Jason 1"~- Tom Smith ..................... 197 3'~ - Tom Smith ......... 2"o - Wanda Ramsey ....... i.... 191 4" - Mike 3'~ ~ Richard Henderson ....... 187 5~ - Danny Fur 4" ~ Mike Fisher ................... 175 Sen 5t" - Bud Cain ...................... 156 6=" - Jason Miller .................. 150 1" - Mike 7"- Danny Furr ................... 135 2'~ - Danny Furr ..... 8" - Jim Stalnaker ............... 132 3'~ - Tom Smith ..... 9" - Carl Harlow ................... 122 4~' - Wanda 5"~ - Carl HarloW ..... Bullseye - Richard HendersOn Next shoot is August 9 - 3:00 Gihner County Public Shooting Everyone Welcome - Come Join iI ~!,