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] ~+~ Thursday, July 31, 2003 -- The Glenville Democrat/Pathfinder--- Page 7 NJAA leadership llhe National Junior Angus Association (NJAA) conducted during the 2003 National Junior Angus Show, July Ky. NJAA voting delegates e{ected six new directors six directors starting their second term filled the left includes Jenni Beck Louisburg N C King, Tiffin, Ohio, vice chairman: Cortney Colhns~ cations d~rector: Trever Ku~pers Onarga Ifi Amy Wolfrey, Frederick. Md., ieadersh~p d~rector. tehem, Pa., membership director. Newly elected from left include Kyle Conley, Clarksdale, Me: JULY 4 TOYS FOR KIDS 'DICE' FUN -- Helping to organize and participating in the new "July 4 Toys for Ark.; Joanna Oison, Hereford, Texas. Jennifer Kids Dice Run" are from left to right: Tom and Teri Pospech, Joe and Debbie Hitt, and Steve Haggerty. The La.; Tyler Grissom, Prague, Okla.; and Jeana c~l~r~ulbenefit~whichattracted~ver138m~I~rcyc~eenthusiastsfr~mthr~ugh~uttheregi~nandstate~raised e, Kan. Photo by American Angus Association. approximately $1,400 which was divided between Gilmer and Lewis Counties. This fund-raiser is intended to buy toys for needy children in this two county area. And, $650.00 was recently presented to the Gtenville m em be rs e I e c t Odd Fellows Lodge 0'40. 105)for that purpose of helping cheer up local children. This photo was taken at leaders in Louisville Joe & Smiley's Hill Top Tavern atop Camden Hilt on Rte. 33/119 just west of Weston. , i .... i- es ) members from man, Jamie King, ofTi ffin, Ohio, will UnitedState.,, ~ath- ~cr~c a~ ~ce chairman. Cortncv Louisville, K)'., to Collin~ of Tanner. W Va, i~ the ~.oln meeting of the Na-munications director, and Trever Angus Association Kuipers, of Onarga, Ill., was elected ling was conductedthe Foundation director at Junior An- Amy Wolfrey, Frederick, Md, v, a,,, slated as the leadership director, and elected six ne~ Jamie Ho,,~cr. Bethlehem Pa v, ill board, and nov, ~,cr,. c a~ th,c ll]cRlbcl ",,flip d.c~.u~ the awards Candidates from eight states ran tot July 18 Thedirec- the six open positions on the board posmons are Delegates ca~,t ballots for ",Ix candi- year el the, datc~ alter each ~andidatc ~ubmmcd an applicati~m, gave. a presentation el LouL~hurg. NC ,and ~.ilq~ic~c'd ~ ~und-t;.~htc inlet ~ ,< ,~. as chmr- Lot Improvement, ): b 1 ? # w HISTORICAL, SOCIETY'S OPENINGJAM --On Wed. evening, June 18 --the first night of the prmWest Virginia State Folk Festival's activities, several musicians gathered at the Gitmef Histodcal iety's lawn to play a variety of folk and bluegrass songs. Anyone is invited to attend this Opening Night Community Jam Session. Coming from afar and near were from left to right: Eric Clum, of Houston, Tex., Bob Cain, of Tanner, Darel Meadows, of Braxton County, and Tracy Schwarz, of Tanner. Eric relates that from 1978- 1990, he lived in Gilmer County, so he enjoys coming home to the Folk Festival in order to renew his old friendships. Moreover, the Historical Society was pleased that the Folk Festival chose their lawn for the first evening's Jam Session. Society President Hunter Armentrout wants the community to feel more ownership of this East Main Street histoncal, cultural, and genealogical center. (Staff photo by Dave Corcoran, Sr.) Rockfeller leads charge to make sure On a recent hot day, Glenville State College seniors have access to prescription drugs Montgomery, was caught on camera painting the in the far parking lot behind Pickens Hall and the Fine As the Senate Committee on Fi- request was more evidence that was and fellow guard, Roger Clemens, can often be seen nance considers different options for unveiled today by Public Citizen's Improvements in order to brighten up the campus a prescription drug benefit in the Congress Watch. The five-state re- Also, it makes their day go faster during the slow Medicare program, Senator Jayport concluded that if the president's St.) Rockefeller (D-WV) called on the proposal to privatize Medicare were = - Bush Administration to rescind its elaacted, seniorscouldnotreceivecare Something To Sell? In The Classifieds! proposal that would require seniors to switch into private health plans in order to receive prescription drugs, thereby losing the care of doctors they know and trust, Backing Rockefeller's God "Make" SVD discovers pas- perplexing, pats- aCtions of God. ~cur in the Old - denied as - has been to Ch- ef "god," a B when of God occur "the mys- been those outside :Parables, so that see but not per- listen but not un- ,, n ot be that God de- elear truth from be damned? if sometimes didn't understand primary and bless- People Obstinate? ing, all was seen as coming directly from God. A lightning bolt striking someone was seen as God's direct act (primary cause), because forces of nature (secondary cause) were not understood. Nowadays we know na- ture has its own laws, its own ways of acting. A lightning bolt strikJng some- one isn't a directly sent action of God. It is an act of nature acting according to its own laws. God is behind it only in the sense that he established the laws of nature in na- ture itself. Applying this to the Mark 4 text above, we see that God didn't de- liberately block people from understanding the message. They didn't understand it, so that failure to understand was presented as God's purpose. Yes, even on the lips of Jesus we find such words. But we need not believe that Jesus actually spoke those words. Mark is the human author here, and he doesn't write under divine dic- tating. He writes about events in the life of Jesus 30 years earlier, and de- scribes what he knows did occur (fail- ure to understand) as coming from God...again, because he didn't under- stand primary and secondary causes! Keep this distinction of prima~ and secondary causes in mind when you read Scripture. It will enormously help you to understahd passages that seem to present God as heart less. e yen cruel. No such god exists. Behind the texts are writers who are trying to explain things in the only way they knew how in a era, from doctors that participate in tradi- tional Medicare, because those doc- tors do not participate with HMOs and other private plans. "'Once agaim America's health care ii ii New Homes - Room Additions - Driveways - SidewalksI - Garages - Roofs - Replacement Windows - Siding -] Floors- Remoideling- Aluminum Soffit (gutter systems)I J & R Builders, LLC John Lamb 148 John St Westonr W.V. 26452 W.V.#013537 Paul Ryan Lamb (304) 269-4521 Fax: 304-269-3084 system has reached a crossroads. Public Citizen' s latest report provides more evidence that Medicare privatization is not the right path for America's seniors," said Rockefeller, a senior member of the Senate Com- mittee on Finance. "Our seniors shouldn't be forced to choose be- tween a doctor they trust and pre- scription drugs. They deserve both, and Congress must improve the ser- vices offered under Medicare to in- clude an affordable and accessible prescription drug benefit," Privatizing health care would re- Federal officials respond to W se's call for flood assessment Gov Bob Wp, c recently announced that federal ollicials will begin as sessing llo(x:l damage in Monongalia County tomorro~ to see if busincs~,cs and resident,, are eligible tot disaster relief grant money. Officials from the West Virginia Office ~lt Emergency Services and the Federal'Emergency Management Agenc y ( FEM A) are exam l n i ng pn ~p erties and infrastructure damaged by heavy rains and flooding on the morn- ing of July 8. "It is unfortunate West Virginia has faced so many dmasters in the past few years, but we have learned hey, to react. Thankfully, F'EMA also has responded quickly," Wise said. "We need to work to help the families and businesses who were hit by this flood "' The FEMA Individual Assistance Program can include temporary hous- ing assistance and housing repair; U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) low-interest disaster loans lor indi- viduals, renters and businesses to re- pair or replace damaged property; di- saster unemployment assistance; and grants for serious needs and neces- sary disaster expenses not met by other programs. The FEMA Public Assistance Pro- gram for local and state government agencies and certain private nonprofit organizations can include disaster aid in the form of reimbursement f~r de- bris removal; emergency protective measures; and the repair of roads, bridges and public facilities. West Virginia residents who suf- fered damages to their homes can still apply for disaster assistance by call- ing FEMA toll-free at 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) or TTY 1-800-462-7585 for the speech- or hearing-impaired. People may call from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., seven days a week until further notice. Texans say they want legal ads in papers A :,urvcy c~mductcd t~ the l'c~as Pre',~ A.,,sociatum ht.,,t lail among 1,002 adults, ranked newspapers as their number one source of notices (~f public incctlng~, and publh n,q.~,. according to Legal Adveruscmcnts m West Virginia. However, 47"pclccm ~,,m_l tllc} would be unhkcly to look ha tcgal notices on the lnternet. The survey |ound that 81 percent ofaduhs read a Texas community newspaper and that 60 percent believe that legal notices should be published in newspapers on a regular ba.,u,,,, All 50 states are listecl rou the top of the Uncoln Memorial on the back of the $S bill, quire seniors to choose between pre- scription drug coverage and the doc- tors they know. The Public Citizen report concluded that, "Seniors should not be forced to make this choice." Rockefeller, a long-time leader on the health care front, said, "This re- port tells the president and Congress that the plan they are pushing is not going to work. We must instead build upon a system that has worked for nearly 40 years, and implement a pre- scription drug benefit under Medi- care that actually helps our seniors get the medicines they need at price they can afford." The full text" of Public Citizen's report can be found online at www.publiccitizen.org. / Courteous Service Quick Loans- Buy, Sell, Trade and Lend Dollars on Jewelry, Guns, Musical Instruments, Electronics, etc. Located in Flatwoods Outlet Mall next to Tommy Hiifieer DON"I" CLOWN AROUND ................ Your child's Health is important SO ..... IMMUNIZE TODAY WHATS THE DELAY? Call the 809 Mineral Road Lower Level Glenville, W.V. (304) 462-7351 with ....... get them Immunized. WV DI ItlR ! +i