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Page 12B - The Glenville Democrat/Pathfinder - Thursday, September 26, 2013 WV Herb Assoc. holds fall festival Wild Game Cook-Off to be Weekly BeE Update Superintendent Ron Blanke&apos;nship ~ Jackson's Mill Sept. 27-28 -- on Fri., Sept. 27 and ending at 4:00 p.m. on Sat. with election of new officers, the festival will be fun and informative. One presentation you won't want to miss will be that of Dr. Turner when she talks about emer- gency first aid and how you can be more prepared by keeping specific herbs in your home. The cost for the event is $10 per day .or $20 for the weekend. For more information and recipes using the Elderberry, please visit our website at w'ww. For more information about this event, contact Dot Montgillion at or Melissa nature walk, mushrooms, herb walk, Dennison at gardentreasures@ discussion panel, social hour with .. You can also call them music and a recipe contest, at 304-269-6416 or 304-364-5589. Beginning with vendor set at noon Hope to see you there! Tile theme tb," the 2013 festival is He,'bal Wisdom. There will be sev- eral fun events and many opportuni- ties to learn about herbs that are all around you. This year, the elderberry was se- 'lected as Herb of the Year. Many of the speakers will include information on this special herb. The list of renowned speakers in- cludes Joan Beard, Bonnie Buchman, Bill Church, Sue Cosgrove, Dr. Daniel Frank, Dr. Jim Kotcon, Andrea Lay, Dot Montgillion, Judy Roylance, Dr. June Turner and Rich Wolf. The festival will feature culinary herbs, medicinal herbs, herbal crafts, *g<* It's said that snacking on potas- sium-rich bananas can help beat high blood pressure. The reason for this is that it speeds up the rate at which salt is excreted from your body., Heldat Sutton Fall Festival At the board meeting on Monday addition, I metwith Auditors from The Sutton Community Develop- 2 ha, and 3 d place in each of the three evening, the superintendent reported Teed and Associates who will be de- ment Corporation and the Town of categories. The winners of each cat- that Gilmer County had been classi- ing our scfiool audits this year. Sutton willbe hosting its first annual egory will then square off for the fled with two Success Schools and On Thursday, I attended the Wild Game Cook-Offon Sat., Oct. 5, second round with prize money three Transition SchoOls. As re- monthly meeting of the RESA VII 2013 in downtown Sutton. Thecook- awarded.$150.0OFirstPlace,$100.00 ported earlier, addi'tional informa- Board of Directors in Kingwood at offwillbeapremiereeventduringthe SecondPlaceand$50.00ThirdPlace. tion on assessment and classifica- the Preston County High School. town's annual Fall 'Festival. Event Judging will begin at l :00 p.m. and tion will be provided at a future Those in attendance were treatedto a organizers extend a special thank- thepublicwillhavetheopportunityto board meeting. ' luncheon featuring buckwheatcakes you to General Appliance and purchasetokenswhichwillallowthem The monthly meeting of the with biscuitsandsausagegravy. Lockard's, Inc. for their sponsorship to taste the entries and vote for their Calhoun Gilmer Career Center was At this point in the school year, we of this year's cook-off, favorite dishes. The public vote will held Tuesday morning at 1 h00 a.m. have lost over forty students com- Competitors will be able to enter then be combined with' scores from The Director reported that he had met pared to the last school year. The their favorite wild gamedishin oneof three professional judges to deter- with the Gilmer County Commission declining enrollment will undoubt- three categories: Venison, Non-Na- mine the overall winner of each cat- ' regardingextensionoftheStateRoute edly cause several personnel cuts in tive (wild game not found in West egory in round one. The three profes- 5 water line to the career center. Ac- next year's budget. Therefore, we are Virginia) and Miscellaneous (rabbit, sionaljudgeswillthenselecttheover- cording to Mr. Sterns, the commis- carefully monitoring to insure that we squirrel, grouse, turkey, pheasant and all winner in the second round of sion reacted favorably to the request, have accounted for every available bear). With this being the first year for competition and the prize money will On Wednesday, applications for the student. If you are aware of students the cook-off competitor's wild game be awarded. Technology Support Specialist posi- not enrolled in school please let the dish may be fully prepared prior to There is a $20.00 entry fee for the tion were reviewed and interviews superintendent or attendance director arrival at the cook-off site. However, cook-off. This fee is waived for com- were scheduled for next week. In know. contestants are encouraged to cook petitorswhocookon-site. Strong Response to State on-site which allows more enjoyment For additional information, ques- for the spectators who come tO watch tions, or to receive a entry form and theevent. The entry fee for competi- official rules and regulations con- Treasurer's Unclaimed toys who choose to cook-site will be tact Kathy Cogar, 304-765-4019 waived andtheywillalsobeentered email hometown_charm@yahoo. Property Inserts into a drawing to win a two burner corn or Kathy Frame at 3,04-765- cookstove with adjustable legs (a 7589. This informatior can also be $129.99 value). found on the Sutton Community State Treasurer John Perdue's'lat- exchanging paper through the mail." Thereis be two roundsofcompeti- Development Corporation's est unclaimed property advertisement E-claims may be filed at the tion. Ribbons will be awarded for I s', Facebook page. triggered a strong response, both in Treasurer's Office website, terms of paper claims from the publi- cation itself and online claim filings. Statistics from August and Sep- The inserts ran statewide in news- tember show electronic claims ac- of the film "The Meth Epidemic" presented by Tim Underwood, MA, LPC, AAIgC from Glenville State College in cooperation with the Gilmer County Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition (6CSAPO and the Gilmer County Family Resource Network. A question and answer session will follow. d  Refreshments will be provided, along with door prizes and free substance abuse information and give-aways. For information, call the FRN at 462-7545 or email gilm e rc o u n tyf rn @ gma il. com. This program is funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Substance Abuse Prevention, and the West Virginia DHHR, BHHF. papers from Aug. 27 to Sept. 12. The counted for 58 percent of total claims 60-day period from July 1 to Aug. 31 under processing. showed a total of 317 electronic claims In the 60-day period from July I to filed, while 254 e-claims were filed Aug. 31, slightly more than five e- from only Sept. 1 to Sept. 18 -- the claims were filed a day. During the time period most affected by the first 18 days of September, thatnum- advertisement's release: bey jumped to about 14 a day, a near "This further verifies the efficacy triple-foldincrease. Thedollaramount of publishing the inserts twice a year, of e-claims under processing in that so folks either see their name or tell a short period jumped 48 percent, from friend or neighbor that they have seen $2,382 to $3,530. their name," said Treasurer Perdue. Paperclaimsfromtheinsertsspiked "From there, more and more people from one a day during the previous 60 are choosing to visit'our website, days to about 5 and a half in the where they may file a claim without September period. Rep. McKinley Votes to Avoid Government Shutdown, Defund Obamacare Responds to the Concerns of Ameri- includes a provision which requires the cans over Obamacare and Out-of-Con- Treasury to make good on pub!ic debt .trol Spending payments should America reach the Rep. David B. McKinley, P.E. (R- debtceilingwhiledelayingObamacare W.Va.) joined with the majority of his for a year. House colleagues to pass a bill to keep The package Will also include a num- the government funded through Dec. bey of other reforms to improve the 15, prevent a government shutdown, economy. Next week, the House will and defund Obamacare. consider legislation to increase the debt "We don't want to see a government ceiling for one year. shutdown," said Rep. McKinley. "We "The vote we took today sends a just want to get spending under control strong message to the Senate: we're by defunding or delaying Obamacare. serious about reducing spending and Every day, more American companies defunding or delaying the President's. are going to part-time workers and put- health care plan," added McKinley. ting expansion plans on hold because of "After hearing the majority of Ameri- thedevastatingeffectofthePresident's can people speak out against health care plan while keeping our Obarnacare, we're taking a proactive economy in a slump. Employees are step to stop a health care law that is losing hours as a result. Obamacare is hurting American families and busi- not what it was billed back in 2009 by messes." the President and Democratic leader- "The House has acted and the ball is ship." now in the Senate's court," said Rep. The bill passed today would fund the McKinley. "It's their turn to go on U.S. Government at current levels record and show where they stand on through December 15, 2013. It also the train wreck known as Obamacare." 118,000 SNAP Recipients Receive Automatic Enrollment Letters WestVirginiaDepartmentofHealth auto-enroll in Medicaid coverage. A and Human Resources Cabinet Secre- response from the recipients is re- taryKarenL.Bowlingtodayannounced quested by September 27, 2013 to nearlyl 18,000 auto-enrollment letters their local DHHR office. Applicants have been mailed to Supplemental will be notified on eligibility by late Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) December 2013. recipients and parents of children cov- "This approach is a quick and easy erdd by Medicaid notifying them that way to register for Medicaid," Bowl- they may automatically qualify for ing said. "These are.people we al- Medicaid coverage, ready are serving and it makes sense Therecipientsofthelettersreceived to reach out and offer a hassle-free a simple form askin if the), wish to application to Medicaid." MARY ANN THANK YOU from and BILL RADABAUGH When Bill and I sat back and viewed the crowd, It made our thoughts so very proud. Proud of the many people we know who want to make their loving thoughts show. Because of you, Bill and I shall remember our 60th Anniversary Celebration until the end of time. Because these loving memories will forever shine. We want to THANK each of you who attended our celebration, those who sent a card, and those who called saying they wanted to come, but had to be elsewhere. AndDavid, THANK YOU for the really MARVELOUS write-up in your paper. YOU ARE A POET, YOU JUST DON'T KNOW IT! THANK YOUI EVERYONEI BOB and SHARON, THANK YOU so for bringing together these MARVELOUS MEMORIES for us. much