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Page 14 -- The Glenville Democrat -- Thursday, September If), 2009 Grogg to Pursue Master's Degree Carrie Grogg has been accepted for admission by the University of Cin- cinnati College of Nursing for Au- tumn, 2009. She will be pursuing a Master of Science in Nursing degree to become a Certified Nurse-Midwife (CNM). This program offers the high- est quality distance-learning educa- tion, combined with innovative in- structional technology and hand-on clinical experiences. Grogg graduated from Gihner County High School in 2003 and Glen- ville State College, with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree, in 2007. After working as a labor and delivery nurse at Stonewall Jackson Hospital for a year, she became a travel nurse working in labor and delivery units at hospitals in Arkansas and New Mexico. She is currently assigned in San Antonio, TX. Carrie is married to Jeramey Grogg, and they have a seven- month- old son, Lex. She is the daughter of Barry CORRIEGROGG and Karen Lay, of Glenville. Mater- nal Grandparents are Irene Bush and the late Asa Bush, of Cox's Mills. Paternal grandparents are Johan and Leonard Montgomery of Sliding Run Road, B urnsville, and Morris and Sally Lay, of Hagarstown, MD. Nicholas Co. Gets New Magistrate Nicholas county Magistrate Robert Department for six years Gordon,Jr., announced hisretirement, "In evaluating his experience, I be- Sept. 1. 2009. His retirement will be lieve Deputy Plummer has the intelli- effective October 16. gence, skills, and sense of fairness Magistrate Gordon, 61, of and impartiality that will make him an Craigsville, is one of three magis- excellent magistrate," Judge Johnson trates in Nicholas county, and he has said. "Over the years, I have observed served as a magistrate since July 1, that as a policeman he has exhibited 1997. He most recently was re-elected fairness and has been an effective in November 2008. servant of the county for more than Twenty-Eighth Judicial circuit two decades." Judge Gary Johnson appointed Nicho- Deputy Plummet said, "I have spent las county Chief D~puty D. Wayne my professional life in Nicholas Plummet, 49, of Craigsville, to fill the county, i am committed to its citizens. vacant magistrate seat. Deputy I would like to thank Judge Johnson Plummet has never before sought or for the appointment and for his confi- held elected office. He will begin work dence in me. I look forward to serving in his new job on October 19. the citizens of Nicholas county in the Deputy Plummer has worked for capacity ofmagistrate, and I pledge to the Nicholas county sheriffs Depart- conduct the office with the honesty lent for 25 years and previously and integrity the citizens deserve." worked for the Summersville Police Sweep Screening Begins in Schools In September, Gilmer County Schools will begin their sweep screen- ing program to determine speech/lan- guage, hearing and vision abilities in the school population. Screening will continue through- out the year. The screening methods that will be used are the Fluharty Preschool Screening Test, Speech Language Samples, Impedance and Puretonc Audiometry and Timus Vision Screening. Parents will receive the results of the screenings. If you have any ques- tions or do not wish for your child to participate, please call the principal at your child's school. The screening will be conducted by Bey Ferguson, RN, Susan Lilly and Cheryl Heater, Speech Pathologists. Man is a history-making crea- ture who can neither repeat his past nor leave it behind. --W.H. Auden The 17th Annual Mule and Donkey Show The 17th Annual Mule and Donkey Show will be held at Holly Gray Park, Sutton, on Saturday, September 12, 2009, at 4:00 p.m. and Sunday, Sep- tember 13, 2009, at 10:00 a.m. The two-day show features mules and donkeys showing in 50+ classes, including driving, pleasure, contest, halter, coon jumps, etc. These long-earred critters come in sizes from mini to draft, solid to spots, black to white and will entertain you galore. There will be a food concession, Larry's Western Shop, Lazy "S" Tack and other vendors on the grounds. Holly Gray Park will be sponsoring the show, with all proceeds going to the park. A small admission fee of $3.00 will be charged each day, so bring the family out to our show and have some laughs on us. For more information, call 304-364- 8364 in the evenings. irginia Lime Applications are now being ac- up for the program is on acontinuous cepted for the West Virginia Lime basis. Cost-sharing is 50/50% autho- Incentive Program. The program is rized for the purchase and delivery of administered through the West Fork the lime. A current soil test must be Conservation District, covering filed with the application and will be Harrison, Lewis, Doddridge and consideredcurrentifithasbeentaken Gilmer Counties. The purpose of the in the last three years. There is a program is to provide an incentive to maximum of 50 acres per farm. local farmers for the maintenance of The program is funded by the West permanent grasses and/or legumes on Virginia Legislature. West Virginia grassland. Grassland forage is the conservation districts are united to number one agriculture product in the support the Lime Incentive Program majority of West Virginia counties to help landowners revitalize grass- and is vital to sustain animal produc-, lands. Interested persons are asked to tion. contact the West Fork conservation Applicants must be a landowner or District at 304-627-2160 or contact operator and must be a district coop- their local elected conservation dis- erator to apply for the program. Sign- trict supervisor serving their county. FFA American Degree Star Farmer The West Virginia FFA Associa- tion has announced its American De- gree Star Farmer for 2009: she is Melissa Cole, of the Gilmer County FFA Chapter. The FFA Star Farmer award is presented to West Virginia's FFA American Degree candidate who is operating the most outstanding pro- duction program in the state. Melissa has conducted a very di- verse production S.A.E. Program dur- ing the past five years, which has included raising market lambs for sale at the Gilmer County Farm Show and raising vegetable crops, such as pota- toes and tomatoes, for local retail sales. The heart of her S.A.E. Program, how- ever, has been her beef production enterprise. This includes 11 head of registered Angus and registered Sire- mental brood cows which produce calves for club calf and graded calf sales throughout the state. Melissa MELISSA COLE establishes a line of credit at a local petition. Some of her other FFA ac- bank each year to purchase feeder tivities included the attending the cattle, which she raises out for resale National FFA Convention, winning stock judging, land judging, the Ento- mology CDE and was a member of the Beef Stockman's Judging Team which, twice, placed first in state cam- each fall. Net income from her FFA farming program stands at more than $40,000. Much of Melissa's success is due to her dedication to applying approved industry management practices, such as laboratory soil testing and estrus synchronization. Practices like these the state record book contest, and serving as a regional FFA officer. Melissa was recognized at the final session of the 2009 West Virginia State FFA Convention, held at Cedar Lakes Conference Center on July 11. She was presented a special plaque and a check for $500. helped her to earn first-place profi- Melissa is the daughter of Kim ciency awards in both vegetable pro- Freeland, of Glenville, and C.D. Cole, duction and beef production, of Jane Lew. She is a recent honors During her time in FFA, Melissa graduate of Gilmer County High has served her chapter as reporter and School, where her FFA Advisor was vicepresident. Sheparticipatedinlive- Mr. Tracy Stutler. ;. 0o . " ~ The oldest map known is a clay tablet found in Iraq. Made about 2300 B.C., it probably shows a man's estate in a valley. I I I I I I GREAT DEALS AND SUPPORT YOUR ................. "1 Looking for great deals on buying or selling [ merchandise? Needing a special service? [ Wanting to buy a home in Gilmer County or I this region? You can find anything and ! everything you want on this Regional other I 0 I Marketplace page or on one of the to 10 I pages in The Glenville Democrat/Pathfinder. L, Exit 117 in Clarksburg (479 Emily Drive) call 304-622-2042 ! n m m ml m m i m m m l l m m ~1 m m m ~e~ m m m~l 204 +/-Acres - Nine Properties Across from the Glenville Post Office Mon-Fri 7:30am-11:OOpm Sat-Sun 8-30am-11:O0pm Clip awd save USE OUR ON-SITE ATM AND RECEIVE $2 AIM Fee reimbursed with the purchase of self or full service laundry. 1 coupon per family per day Cannot be combined with any other offer Original coupon only Expires 9/30/09 Mon-Fri before 2:00pm I Soap and Softener Self-service customers only. [ann01 be (0mbined wdh any o~her offer. Original coupon o=lly. 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The world is divided get the credit. into people who BUSINESSES ! ! ~Arc Sel)tember 2 8th Sandyville, XVV Auction starts at 9:00 AM Ileal Estate Starts Selling at 1OAIM will be selling in 2 rings so bring a friend! 12.2 3 Acre +/- Equine Facilit;y It's HaM To Stop A 7tune THE XLi FAMILY OF AIR CONDITIONERS Welcome home to the highest level of cool, clean comfort do things and people who --Dwight Morrow~ Grandparents' Rights Workshop In recognition of Grandparents' Day, the State Law Library will present a FREE informational work- shop on grandparents' rights at I0 a.m., on Saturday, Sept. 12. The session will focus on West Virginia laws concerning grandpar- ents' legal rights to visitation and in- teraction with their grandchildren. The workshop will be held in the State Law Library, Building 1, Room E-404 in the East Wing of the State Capitol. It is open to the public and no registration is required. Metered park- ing is available on California Avenue and is free on Saturdays. For more information, contact Sara Thompson at the State Law Library at 304-558-2607. Lewis Co. Blues Annual Fundraiser Brint Service Manager Parts Manager Nathan Mark Foreman V/ /r Your .@Rv/e[ 8ugz#gsg Wg l4Vg tOWgggO OI/R gllrgg 70 BO'Tgg YaM 44/0 r/./[ [OOMO4CY Ot,Rr/[Wo Z2/EJ? ' rEo##/o/44/g r, ff :;i k~ lab s~, SPENCER 304-927-3470 !-800-649-4931 8-5 Mon. - bl. is Oct. 10 Lewis County Blues presents "Lost & Found" and the "Hart Brothers" for the Lewis County Blues Annual Fundraiser at Lewis County High School, on October 10 at 7 p.m. For more information, call 304-884- 7721. r Briton Lumbor P.O. Box 53, Heaters, WV 26627 (304) 765-5461 Rt. 19 North at Salt Lick Bridge For Sale Air Dried Hemlock Siding 65 cents sq. it, lx8, lxl0, lx12 T & G Paneling .75 cents sq. ft. Various Species Planer Shavings, Pick up Truck Load, $25 Dump Truck Load $50