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[] [] Single Copy Price-50= (47= plus tax) (ISSN 0746-5882) Published by and for Gilmer County People Glenville, Gilmer County, West Virginia 26351 Thursday, August 7, 2003 Best of luck Sunshine "\~ P y" g for you here at 'hangS,, ,-, ' .:~'~uemocrat office :he nl~ ............ r3r rea~:~ or ByKristalSheets, , GA~ng publisher laments I Staff Reporter the ~~'es'i'i ........ ] Shylo Tant and hi.,, mother can't even recall ~ ...... tit witllI / .... I:~ade 3 [ the number of car ace,dents they've watched ig an s Titans open out onto a stone bridge that spans Tanner Creek. I able. ~ Picked 4th in WVtAC. [ But the accident they witnessed on the mom- der re"~ Pacle 4 .) ing of June 7 will remain etched in their memo- )n H~ ries forever ! "'The creek was up that day," Mr. Tam says. "The water was moving pretty fast." ~ [ After letting Tant know that a car had swerved Goings On left to miss an RV backing onto Tanner Creek ' t "--'-----'-----'-'-'12Road, and that tile vemcle had gone over tile ~AL4-H YARD SALE embankment into the creek, Tant's mother, { llll~lilts Jolly Millers 4-H Club Terrie Tant, was on the phone with 911 dis- I. r annual yard sale on patchers. l~Aug. 14-16 at the Lions Meanwhile. Tant was running out of the [0n Rt 5 west, from 9-5 house in sandals and a pair of boxer shorts tosee e how many people were involved and h~w bad ll| Hare i the situation was. ~.~ NT~L Ywmi;e~ieEn~NGtheThere were two victims. Lesa Prunty of French MainuuSt'. Creek, and Marshall Blake, of Tanner, and the l~. T at 232 W. situation was dire. "I!~ .1993 maroon Chevy ~invited to attend. Ca~,alier that Ms Pru,~t,. had been drivin~ was ~OURNAMENT now m the crock: both ,he and Mr. Blake' had ,,~ ~-'~. ent will be held at the managed to c~cape the < .~r. ~~~lub on Sat Aug 16 But Prunt). who cam,,t swim. was trapped "'- r, ' " ~at proceeds will go to atop the hall-.,ubmer_~cd vehicle, while Blake 1 ~pecial Olympics. For was being carried a~a~ from the car by the I n, call Arden Bishop strong current. Tant, though not a stf~,ng swimmer himself, ttlAKING CONTEST jumped into the creek and managed to pull t h n r ~2e, Community Associa- Blake out of the fast-m~,~ing water to safety. As ~.~:)Onsoring a pie-baking soon as Tant helped Prunty from atop the sub- ltl'~"ug. 30 at 11:00 a.m. at merged car, which had been run agroiand by a ;~jta, ]~ Firehouse. Prizes will sandbar, the car disappeared into the water for 1st 2rid and 3rd Tant, 20, was born in EI Paso,'I'exas, andhas ,~ !! . ' ' lived in Tanner since he was five ,,ears old ~4-H CENTAURIANS Joma Heater. a neighbor, was insistent that I ! ~.A~H/BAKE SALE Tant be contacted by The Glenville Democrat/ i :~ 4-H Centaurians will PathJinder about his daring rescue. I ~Wash bake sale, and "There's nothing that boy wouldn't do forme .~ appiebutter on Aug. or anyone else," Heater says. "Any time I call ~at Foodland. him for help, no matter what it's for, he comes.'" I~.OL SUPPLY Tant's mother agrees. "'When anyone calls him lor help, or to work. he's right there to do ~ICATIONS ~urces will begin tak- applications on Aug. A t the City Council-" ~~0 children, grades K- ~ome eligible, Parent dll ~-i apply in person. For Officer Kendal Perkins, Rosedale, Beth BasB2kk:ep~y: RePk~erteper, pre- asThthEYtt;~Jrcllt~et;~ls:arcais ~hc~s;b:fc;nc2llaCdy w~ ~t;q;;;tdt~)Ptt~a Ir~t|le~dunCsam~nnFl?l~: ~1 ~L"~:I Lockney areas want- By Kristal Sheets, 71~ Senior Center Van sented the city's financial summary for re- ordinances that state what is and what is not request. ~'~ 462-5761 the day be- Staff Reporter view to the council. Figures for theend of the a "flea market." Apparently, a resident on N. A $35,000 grant for the sewer has been F~!nning on WedneSday The question on everyone's lips has finally fiscal year (June 30, 2(K13) had the general Lewis Street maintains an unsightly array of processedforreimbursementtoSmithLand been answered: Officer Kendall is no longer fund balance at $50,090.65: the street fund at sale items viewable from the road at all times. Surveying. rl~i- CHEERLEADING employed by the City of Glenville. $75,364. I 0; Coal Severance Fund atThose who signed the petition would like this Next Meeting-Sept. 8, 2003 ~,_~E~i21NG Following a lengthy executive session dur- $4,517.03; and the Capital projects fund "eyesore" removed from N. Lewis St. Next City Counci! Meetin7 will take ~~eeting on Thurs., ing the Man., Aug. 4 meeting of City Council, clocked in at $27,837.14. Other Topics place on Man., Sept. 8, at :00 p.m., ~:~ountyHighSchool , ,-,,,, , c,, a motion was passed to ,e .... ina,e ,..,Ticer Current cash balances (as ofJune 30, 2003) Attempts wil! be made by city council to, due to Memorial Day's falling on the ~.}r any student in sev- Michael Kendall immediately; he wilt be paid are: General Fund. $50,342.37; Street Fund, fill vacancies on the city's Zoning Board and first Monday of the month of Septem- | ~! grades that are inter- through the current pay period. $76,389.18; Coal Severance. $4,437.99; and Planning Commission. ber this year. II~"~ out for Mini-Titan IA~f[~Iyou plan on trying Capital Projects Fund, $27,840.95. f- .... , ..................... -,,, rtant that you attend