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ALICE M. BRAGG Alice M. Brugg, 93. of Pennsboro, Iorn~erly of Rosedale. passed away on August 19, 2009. She was born June 7, 1916, at Bel font. Braxton County, and was a daughter of the late George R. and Lucy Caroline Fox Rose, Surviving are a son, Raymond Digman, ofPennsboro; a daughter, Enna Burr, of Columbia Station, OH; step- children, Coleen Garcia, of FL and Conrad Bragg, of MS; 12 grandchil- dren, 25 great- grandchildren, and 35 great-great- grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and her first husband, Clarence Digman, in 1944, and her second hus- band, Artie Bragg, in 1993; and six sisters and three brothers. Funeral services were held Sunday at the Rosedale United Methodist Church. Elder George Rose officiated. Inter- ment was in the Rosedale Community Cemetery. OREL BRONSON HlCKMAN, JR. Orel Bronson Hickman. Jr.. 60, of Big Springs, died on August 25. Fu- neral services will be this Thurs. at 2 p.m. at the Stump Funderal Home in Grantsville; visitation will be from noon until the services. I Thursday, August 27, 2009 The Glenville Democrat Page I 1 . Rockefeller Applauds o.m.r ool. 0. .... ! LIHEAP Funding Release lmerGoingsO I Senate ay c ~ " e- o - the Warm in the Winter, Cool in the mended the U.S, Department of Summer Act, which would double TOPS MEETING GILMER CO. FARM SHOW FRENCH AND SARAH Health and Human Services fo~ re- .~ ......... - - LI['II~/-KI" runomg in preparatmn mr "COTTRELL' JARVIS REUNION leasing $865,411 m a contingency htgherheatmgandcoohngcosts. In TOPS. Take Off Pounds Sensibly, The Gilmer County Farm Show fund to the West Virginia Low In- the face of Bush Administration cuts meets every Tuesday at the G/liner Chicken BBQ dinner fund-raiser held The 29th Annual French ano Sarah come Home Energy Assistance Pro- gram (LIHEAP). In June, Senator Rockefeller urged the President to release the additional funding so that states could help families that are already struggling with the high util- ity bills. In West Virginia. the addi- tional funds will help thousands of families and seniors. " Times are challenging for West Virginia families and energy bills are a heavy financial burden for many families. These extra funds put more assistan,~e into the hands of those who really need it," Rockefeller said. "I will always fight to make sure se- niors, families with children and the disabled can keep warm through the winter and cool through the sum- mer." In April of this year, Rockefeller co-signed a letter urging the Commit- tee on Appropriations to authorize $5.1 Billion in LIHEAP funding based on the Energy Information Administration's prediction thai en- ergy prices will rise 37 percent during fiscal year 2009. In July, Rockefeller co-sponsored to the LIHEAP program, Rockefeller Public Library. Weigh-in is from 5:15- has continued to fight for those who 6:00 p.m. and the meeting is from 6:00- 7:00 p.m. For more information. need the help. please contact Loretta Pugh at (304/ The purpose of the contingency 462-7777 or Linda Peggs at (304/ fund is to supplement LIHEAP funds 462-5017 to states in cases of emergency. These funds may only be released at the NOTICE discretion of the President and the Secretary of Health and Human Ser- First District Congressman Alan B. Mollohan s Area Representative. Jan vices. According to a survey com- pleted by the National Energy Direc- Merandi. will be available to visit resi- dents of Gilmer County to discuss tors Association, many families are with constituents any problems con- still facing severe financialhardships cerning a federal agency or, ques- from last winter's high energy bills, tions or comments regarding legisla- InWestVirginia, qualifyinghouse- tive concerns. She will be at the hold incomes need to be 130% of G/liner County Senior Citizens' Cen- poverty or less. A household of one ter from 10:30 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. must make $1,107 a month or less, a on Friday, August 28, 2009. Resi- householdoftwomustmake$1,484a dents are encouraged to visit the month or less and a household of four Congressman's aide during this time must make $2,238 a month or less. at the same location the fourth Friday The minimum amount ofassistance is of each month. Her telephone num- $80, and the maximum amount is ber in Clarksburg is 304-623-4422. $500. The average assistance amount is $210. With the release of the addi- tional contingency funds, West Vir- ginia LIHEAP has received $20.157,153 for the 2008 fiscal year. CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSE Continuing Education Course for CPAs and Attorneys. "Fundamentals of Financial Calculations." Friday, August 28, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Thursday of the Farm Show be- "Cottrell" Jarvis reunion will be held fore the auction will be PRESOLD on Sunday, September 6, 2009. at tnns year. FB directors will have them the Gassaway Fire House Multi-Pur- for sale so be sure to get yours early, pose Room. Bring a covered dish and enjoy the day. Time: 10 a.m. til ~ Everyone welcome. WEST FORK CONSERVATION DISTRICT MEETING KING REUNION The West Fork Conservation District The descendents of Martin and Nancy Board of Supervisors' monthly meet- King are having their annual reunion ing will be held September 1, 2009, on September 6, at Shelter #2 at Ce- nt the USDA Service Center at Mount dar Creek State Park, starting about Clare. beginning at 9:00 a.m. Contact noon. All friends and family are cor- Dinah Hannah, Administrative Officer, d/ally invited to attend. Everyone wel- at 627-2610 with any questions, come. GILMER GADABOUTS COPEN SCHOOL REUNION SET Gilmer Gadabouts will meet on Thurs- The annual Copen School reunmn is day, September 10, at noon at set for Sept. 5, 2009. We had a won- Buckhannon's Market Bistro for lunch, derful time last year and will use the Carpools will leave Foodland parking same format this year. Bring a cov- lot at 11 a.m. In October, our anniver- ered dish and a lawn chair. Please sary, we will celebrate locally. Please don't put off coming, as we are aware plan to reunite for a new year of Red that several students and two teach- Hatting. ers have passed away since our first reunnon. Hope to see you soon. Any ~l.,j Our Neighbors gquestins' call 304"8532396 ANNUALOX ROAST AT BURNT HOUSE MOSS REUNION The descendants of Nathan/el Coleman Moss and Hattie (Lynch) Moss are invited to celebrate anew i :t TANNER SENIOR SATELITE DINNER GOSPELCONCERT There wil be a gospel concert with Steven Hill. as seen on Gaither Gos- pel Series. on Sept. 3 at 7:00 p.m. at Glenviile Community Church, on Wal- nut Street. Free admission. Every- one ~s welcome. The Tanner Senior Satelite dinner Tuesday, September 1 at 6:00. Bring a covered dish and join us at the community building. Join a club and help improve I finally realized that being grateful to my body was key to giving more love to myself. --Oprah Winfrey your community! Gilmer County has The Lions, Woman's Club, Jr. Women, CEOS Clubs, Farm , -;i0 ,:- Bureau, and much, much more. ,-.. :,}? ..... and/or services, just Best Care Pharmacy $2.00 off any prescription (Under new ownership) Hours: Mon. 8:30 - 7pm, T-F 8:30 - 6pm Sat 9-1 4 Garton Plaza Weston 304-269-3737 pm j~rea ~[o,,or c.J~oll of c~,tsincss & ~..~rofessional ,..~chievers The following individuals or bnsinesses want you readers to have a l'ead~, reference to them. via their Business Cards. As a result, our "G/liner Go-Getters" Honor Roll of area shops and offices was created to fill that need. When you have time. or if you need one of their stop by and say, "Hello! I saw your Business Card in the Glenville newspapers so I know that l am at the right place at the right time." Area shoppers, enjoy this special section of our newspaper! ROSHELLS ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES * Layaways available NEW Ashley Furniture 145 MAIN AVE. WESTON OPEN MON-SAT 9-5, SUN 1-5 PM FREE GIFT W/$100 PURCHASE 304-269-28?? Invzt join Governor Joe Manchin III, Cabinet Secretary James W. Spears, and GSC President Peter B. Burr for the dedication of CENTRALMOUNTAIH BOWLING. in Flatwoods Mon.-Thurs. 11 am- 11 pm Fri.-Sat. 1 lam-midnight Sun. 1-8pm 2250 Sutton Lane 304-765-2811_ MONDA_YS are Dollar Days ~ eomlU uul tcmlzed tee- $#lnsJ #ewllrrlrgl$1or Sprlmg g Samme rl "Iayaw_ays#oWAwtllalile" Make your money go further at Fashions Discount Accepting WV Clothing Vouchers & EBT Cash Cards Regular Hours: Mon.-Sat., 9-6; Sun., 12-5 160 MAIN AVE. Weston - 269-5270 GLEN ILLE STATE COLLEGE A Partnership Between Glenville State College and West Virginia Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety For more ;1 t., , ! ,"r'm=na' Justice - ,-,-uTra=-=-- Center two locationsto serve you/ i/ The Morris Paul's Tractor Sales, camden l/ I.L. "iRe' and Sue Morris, Donors City Barbershop & Tractor Sales, Weston l/ 3:00 p.m. 71/ i at George's SUZUKI/MrrSUBISHI , DIXIE CIIt)PPERS l| Restaurant & Pizzeria !! "r M ;~H~iii~ii;iiiiiii]~!~v::!~"':::=~" ~i~ Monday, August 31, 2009 I ............. . . ill "Your b.tvalue in restaurants" I iii ili N I 0 C M-F 9am-9pm Sat. 9 am-9 pm Closed Sun. iir k r " The premier Morris Criminal Justice Training Center I I, 215 MAIN ST. SPENCER 304-927-8300 More than Italian: 3reek sahtds Seafood handcut Steaks Omelete~ Serving breakfast, lunch & dinner accommodates training for Criminal Justice professionals and Glenville State College students. The Morris Center will be a comprehensive state-wide facility advancing criminal justice education and practice in West Virginia. A reception follows the dedication program with d/splays and demonstrations by the D/vision of Juvenile Services, Regional Jail, Correctional Facility Authority, and Glenville StateCriminal Justice Students. information call (304)462-4110 Sharyn & lira Coker, Owners '~ N TREASURES #7 East Main Street Buckhannon, WV 26201F~,su~ Phone: 304.472.5186 AToVe O~ Fax:304.472.5187 or4 to~O~ Men-Sat 9am-7pm dtrlS: Featuring regional, handcrafted items! be held Saturday, September 5. 2009. starting at 10:00 a.m., with a lunch at 12 noon, at the field located past the Orlando Post Office on your left. Please bring a covered dish and your lawn chair and enjoy the day. Please bring old photos or news clippings that you would like to share with ev- eryone. The Buckhannon Mountain Bluegrass band will provide the en- tertainment. SHACKLEFORD REUNION The annual Shackleford Reunion will be held on Sunday August 30st at the home of Gibby Shackleford. Bring a lawn chair and covered dish. Lunch will be at noon. Everyone is welcome. We will also have a white elephant ] auction.1 Steer Creek Church of Christ, 3466 Rosedale Road, Stumptown, WV 25267. Minister: Gene H. Miller, 3281 Rosedale Road, Shock, WV 26638. Phone: 462-0384. E-maih ~( Web Links:, What do you think'? The Kingdom of Christ is future ..... Truth or Tradition'? The Reign Of Souls. "'...and l saw the souls oftl;em that x~crc beheaded for the witness of Jesus, and for the word of God ..... and the3 hved ul?d tc]~nec_l ~ith Christ a thousand years." (Rev 20:4). This is the only place in The Bible that mentions a thousand year reign of Christ, and it will be with souls, not physical bodies. Our Warfare. "'(For the weapons of our warfare arc n0/carnal, but mighty through God to the pulling down of strong holds;) Casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ." 12 Cor 10:4-5). (See also Eph 6:12). The Christian is at war, not with people, but with ideas, imaginations, theories, philosophies, etc. Is Paul not saying here that the ktngdon? of Christ is spiritual, rather than physical? Not Of This World. When Pilate asked Jesus if He were a king. He answered: "My kingdom is not of this world: if my kingdom were of this world, then would my servants tight, that t should not be delivered to the Jews..." (John 18:36). If He is literally going to reign from David's throne in Jerusalem, wouldn't His kingdom be of this world? Not Observable. "'The kingdom el God cometh not x~ith .bscrx ation." Luke 17:20). Can we not see earthly kingdoms rise and htll? But Lhc kingdom of God isinvisible. "'Neither shall they say, Lo here! or, Io there! lot, behold, the kingdom of God is within you." (Luke 17:21 ). Can we locate the kingdom of God in some spot on the earth? Does Christ not reign within the hearts of those who have yielded their lives to Him? Is His kingdom physical or spiritual':' The View. His Kingdom will be an earthly, physical kingdom, and His reign will be with absolute peace and harmony, since the devil x~ill be bound in a "bottomless 3it'L --" .................... One of the most popular teachings in the religious world today is that Christ is coming back to earth to establi sh His Ki ngdom, and will reign for a thou sand years here on earth, from Jerusalem. Truth or Tradition'~ Tru th or Traditio n ? , I "Why do ye also transgress the comrnandment of God by, your tradition'.'i Matthew 15:3 I The Kingdom Of Christ Is Future ..... Truth Or Tradition? #5 scribed, add perspective to the so- called war of the Rebellion. Partridge includes vivid details on the miles of wagon trains that moved the army throughout the war. the infamous Mud March. and the soldiers' deplorable quarters. King also includes scans of the origi- nal letters, in the effort to give readers a more involved experience in Partridge's camp life, to better visual- ize him late at night, in his cold tent, and writing down his amazing stories to his half-brother Ed. As well, she hopes to present Partridge's wonder- ful personality and indomitable spirit that inevitably shine through the pages of his writing. For more information on The Civil War. log on to About the Author; Samuel Selden Partridge was born in Brockport,N Y, in 1839. He grew up with his grand- mother and two distinguished judge grandfathers who were very influen- tial in his life. Partridge volunteered as a prtvate output quickly rose throughout the ranks to become 13th New York Volunteers Quartermas- ter. count of the war and his unforgettable expertences, dectphered and tran- the release of The Civil War, a compi- lation of his letters written to his brother from 1861 to 1863. Their dis- covery 40 years after Partridge's death has opened a seldom-used door in his life. revealing his exciting war expe- riences, as well as greater insight into his personality. The letters were packaged together in a locked safe found in a former house of one of Partridge's son. King had waited 30 years for someone to do something with the letters, until she decided to take up the task herself. Now, the patriarch's marvelous ac- The Hope Dominion Consolidated monthly breakfast will be September 1 at 8:00 a.m. at the Koffee Kup res- taurant in Grantsville. HOPE DOMINION CONSOLI- ~;j Church g DATED MONTHLY BREAKFAST [[KIDDY MONUMENT 11 Available asalivewebinar;8Live, Mark your calendar now for the An- our common ancestry at this year's War Group Study CPE credits for CPAs; 7 nual Ox Roast at the Burnt House 28th annual family reunion. Please Live, Group Study CLE credits for Community Building, to be heJd on join the family beginning at 11 a.m. il I attorneys. There is a registration fee. September 12, 2009. We will be cook- on Sunday, September 6, in Shelter Proudtoserve G/liner County since 1959 He E-mail Thomas A. McDevitt, CFA, ing the meat in an in-ground pit this #1 at Cedar Creek State Park. Bring ] I a covered dish to share and celebrate CFP at thomas.mcdevitt@ce year. Watch the paper for more infer- our heritage in food, fun, and fellow- " QualityWorkmanship workshops.corn to obtain additional mat/on. Fad( information or to register, ship. Please contact Daniel Moss at ~i , . .... " (440) 988-2881 or by email at '~ i1~~% Custom Etchln~z I ANNUAL FISH FRY ::4ii "'~...',,,,"r~,ii , ............... ............ "~ /I r~ LITTLE PIONEER HOT DOG AND mssfamily@cpper'netifyuhave I It~ The Annual Fish Fry for Hope Domin- questions. See you theret "Gather up Select Granite ltu NACHO SALE ion retirees, spouses, andwidows will the family that remains, that no one i~1 be Thursday, September 3. Guests be Iost."John 6:12b paraphrased . ....... 765 US-Hwy 33 East of Weston /I Elizabeth Partridge King pays a The Little Pioneers will be selling hot will meet at the Calhoun County Park 11 304-269-5573 or 1-888-269-5573 Jl reverential tribute to her great grand- dogs and nachos on Saturday, Au- barn. Bring a covered dish and eating ORLANDO REUNION father. Samuel Selden Partridge, with gust 29, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the utensils The dinner will be at 6:00 The 3rd Annual Orlando Reunion will Gilmer County Farmers' Market.o.m