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Y: (ISSN 0748-5890) Number 41 Histories Needed County Historical Society needs YOUR Story for the upcoming publication of the History. If you have questions or need or typing your history please call Janet or Kyle at 462-5620 for assis:ance. NOise United Methodist Church will host Joyful Thursday. September 29, at 3:30 p.m. All in grades Kindergarten to sixth grade e. Dinner Executive Committee is sponsoring a dinner at 6:00 p.m. at the Gllmer County Center on October 15. Tickets can be from any member of the Republican Ex- Committee. ~Ospel Mission "Ordlnary.Guy* will be shown at the Gospel Thursday, Sept. 29 at 7 p.m. See how the use the "ordinary guy* to get his message Admission is free and everyone is welcome. U.M. Church Homecoming at the United Methodlst Church of Will be held Sunday, October 11. Sunday Will be at 10 a.m. with preaching at 11 a.m. will be held in the afternoon. Everyone wel- Wine. Wlll be a revival at the Little Kanawha Inde- Church at Burnsville on October 2, at 7:30 .speaker will be Rev. Hern3or~ E~bddis. from welcome. Pastor, Rev. Ronzel Roberts. & Car Wash and Junior Girls Scouts will hold a bake Kanawha Union Bank on October I from 9 f P.m., and a car wash at Foodland on Octo- ram 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Youth Group Meeting Colors Youth Group w~l meet October I at the Wesley Foundation. d Box Social be an old fashioned Box Soclal at the Lock- building on Sat., Oct. 8 at 7 p.m. plenty of cake walks, a guess pie, guess more thlngs to guess on, So, come one up your old hat and, Mum, hang up your the klds' faces and come on out and at GSC test; will be administered at 6:00 p.m. at State College Testing Center on Octo- 17, 1988. Tests I ,2 and 4 will be glven on and Tests 3 and 5 will be given on the 17th. must prereglster by calling the Testing 462-7361, ext. 118 or 120. .Needed Resources Inc., Is In need of good, used some of our cllents. If you have a stove, couch, chair, table & chairs, and will call 462-8698. We also need men's medium shirts, women's large pants little boy's slze 5 clothing, size 9 men's women's shoes, and size 12 little boy's e don't have a building to store these things let us know if you have them and we will tements to get them to the clients. Food Distribution Resources Inc. has received word from Department In Charleston that there wlll distribution of surplus food as n October. At this time we don't know if scheduled for November. / Valley Cltlzens for Progress Meeting Kanawha Valley Citizens for Progress will 9, at the Gllmer County Recreation assembly hall beginning at 4 p.m. All urged to attend and participate for the :g the many problems confront- h/and region. MltMon Youth Outreach ,pty arld lonely? Are you constantly get- and It seems that no one cares. God and sent his son, Jesus, to die for your slngs, again to set you free if you believe and life to Him? Sand Fork Gospel Mlsslon le it's youth outreach as Christian Youth a few Important changes. We wlll have classes on Sunday mornlng at I0 a.m. at 7 p.m. On Sunday mornlng, chll- llaY come accompanled by their par- rector: Robert & Lauretta Anderson. 26430. 462=7063. Continued on Pate 12 BRZ TON BOO/( BINDERY'--'-'- IGHTQ, , ZOWA 4-89 )2540 : Gienville, Gilmer County, Welt Vlrglnla 2K 51 Published By ana Foe Gilmer County People S4ngie Copy Pace- cants cents pros tax) ,1988 By Bayard Young Sunday, Sept. 18, the Glen- ville Lions Club dedicated the new building which they have erected on the grounds of the Gilmer County Recreation Cen- ter. Over a year ago the Gilmer County Commission gave them permission to build a two-story block building between the original white frame building and the annex. By terms of the agreement, the floor at street- level was to be for the use of the Center as a supplement to the large dining hall, to be used for smaller conferences and other activities of the Center. For several years, the Lions have been collecting funds for this building since they had no permanent meeting hall. The principle source of funds were the carnivals that they sponsored each year. Another important source of funds was the sale of thousands of hot dogs and corn dogs from their portable trailer. Other sources were the sale of brooms and Christmas trees. These funds also supported their Easter Egg Hunt and their Christmas treats for every school child in the county. They hired professional block layers to put up the walls of the 40 by 60-foot two-story build- ing. Then the members took over and have done most of the work in finishing the building. Everyone who has seen the building have praised their work. Present members are William J. Osborne, President; Paige Hinzman, 1st Vice-presidem; J. J. Spurgcon, 2nd Vice-president; Lane Smith. Secretary; and Oral Cunningham, Treasurer. A number of the 30 members attended the dedication by the President and enjoyed the hot dogs and other refreshments. A bacl view of the new Lions Club building which was dedi- cated Sunday, Sept. 18. The bottom floor of this 40 by 60.foot building is occupied by the Glenville Lions Club. It contains a 28 by 36-foot conference room, toilet facilities, storage room, office room, and one of the most complete kitchens in the county. lines J In what was described as a the investigation until the audit "surprise" audit, five state 13o- is complete. However, other licemen and three state auditor sources stated that possible arrived at the Gilmer County money mismanagement could Courthouse on Tuesday, Sept. be the reason for the surprise 27, and closed and locked up the audit. GilmerCounty S riff's Office.;.' the doors to the the . sheriff's office were not comment on the nature of the audit, the State Tax-Depart- ment, through Helen Burgbee, noted that "all local govern- ments are routinely audited by the State Tax Depamnent annu- ally." However, she would not comment when asked if specific allegations or irregularities were being investigated, stating that she could make no comment on locked, with business in the of. rice being suspended. The County Commission underwent a routine audit two weeks ago and, according to one source, "passed with flying col- Ors." The investigation and audit is still underway, with auditors ex- pected to be on the job at least through Wednesday. Jurors chosen for November Court Term Pursuant to a summons issued by Lane Smith, Circuit Clerk, the jury commissioners of Gilmer County, Clark R. James Moore, Bernard Lee Morris, John Steven Moss, Roberta Ellen Moyers, Belita Ann Muillinax, Kenneth L. Osbom, The Gilmer County Board of Board approved a move for Vic- Education has had a busy toria Lynn and Nicole Marie month, meeting on three succes- Smith to attend GlenviLle Ele- sive Mondays in September. In mentary School. The Board also addition to the regularly sched- denied requests from Lisa uled meetings of Sept. 12 and 26, the Board also met in special session on Sept. 19. In the meeting on Sept. 12, the Board welcomed a new member as Hartand Stout was Sutphin to attend school in Ritchie County, and a request from Benjamin Donaldson to cross boundary lines and attend Glenville Elementary. The Board then approved a Kennedy, who had resigned her any purchases over $50 unless seat on the Board. Stout will fiH found essential for immediate the seat until the Nov. 8 elec- tion. In other action by the Board on Sept. 12, it: -approved the extension of a bus route on Upper Hem Creek to pick up the daughter of Hil- operation of the school system, such as tires or other bus parts. The Board also approved a dental plan as an option for stu- dents if parents chose to enroll their children in the program. Also at this meeting, the lard Baisden, despite the recom- Board passed a motion to run a mendation of the Director of special 50% five-year levy in Support Services Jerry Milliken the November General Election against the move. to raise funds for the re-opening -accepted the resignations of'. Sharon Hack, effective Aug. 30, 1988; Tamra Gandee, effective Aug. 30, 1988; Elaine Pert'in, ef- fective June 15, 1988; Janice Collins, effective Aug. 31, 1988, Bill Piercy, effective Sept. 12, of Tanner Elementary, mainte- nance of buildings, assurance of full-term employment of teach- ers, free textbooks, and instruc- tional improvements.< The Board adjourned its Sept. 12 meeting at 10:42 p.m. and Billy Bennett, attended at Jr., Rodney Wayne Parsons, 1988, and Reg Conley, effective On Sept. 19, the Board met in the Court House of Gilmer John Waltman Pritt, MildredSept. 12, 1988. special session at 4 p.m. to dis- County on Monday, September Louise Radcliff, Clifford Lester -assigned David Bishop to cuss and take actiofi on the pro- 19 and drew jurors for the No- Roberts, Myrtle Catherine Sand Fork Elementary and Re- posed special levy ballot, and vember, 1988 term. Roberts, Lore tta Mary Janebecca Sprouse at Gilmer County ramifications of bridge limits on Those persons drawn for Grand Jury duty to appear on Wednesday, November 9 at 8:30 a.m. were: Linda Bailey, Arlene Ann Fisher, Nancy Lea Frashure, Jerry Leon Helmick, Betty Sue Hewitt, Alvin L. Keith, Laura B. Keith, Linda Kay McHenry, Martha Kay McHenry, Michael David Me.s- Robinson, Thomas Lee Sha- nahan, David Lee Sharps, Jr., Rosa Lee Smart', Jeanette A. Smith, Mary Mac Smith, Paula Raye Smithson, Emma Vemia Snider, terri Lynne Stalnaker, Candas S. Stevens, Alice Lee Sypolt, Tma Faye Tallhammer, Roberta Sue Turner, Dacel Alan Ware, Christine Wayne, Susan senger, Lester Joe Pumam, Mi- N. Westbrook, Roy Leonard chad Linn Sehimmel, Sr., David - White, and Teresa Wilson. Wayne Skinner. Beverly Lou Sprouse, Ronald Gene Stalnaker" and Candace Leona Turner. Alternates are: Patty Jane Crouse, Vada Lorraine Knicely. Diana Mac miller. Robert Lee Woodford, Sandra Kay Buck- harmon, William Kyle Williams, Melinda Lou Jones, Shirley Sue Shackleford, Linda Lou Cox, Carolyn Jane Burroughs, Connie Sue Sandy, and Madeline Joan Waddell. Magistrate jurors drawn to report on Monday, November 14, 1988 at 8:30 am. for their indoctrination and to serve twcen the periods of November, 1988 and February, 1989 are as follows: Monoka Lou Allison, Those persons drawn as petit jurors to report on Monday, No- vember 14 at 8:30 a.m. were as follows: Dorm_ld K. Bailey, Janet Marie Burkhammer, Bon- nie Mammy Bush, James Har- 1an Byrd, Jr., Lloyd H. Gragg, Cynthia Greathouse, Gerald S. Johnson, Jo Ann Jones, John W. Jordan, Rena Lue Kelley, Ocie Gae King, Wilda Mac Kuld, Hale Lewis, Rondel Junior Love. Brenda Kay McCartney, Michael Lee McCullough, James Spence Meadows, Vir- ginia Maxine Messenger. Dorothy E. Miller, Peggy Dawn Miller, Leonard Vawn Montgomery. Mary Louise Danny Clyte Cantor, Emogene Cottrell, William A. Edwards, Donna Lee Fox, Cynthia M. Frame, Pauline Harris, Steven Lee Hoffman, Ewing I. James, Kenneth Ray Kessler, Shaflet Ann Lattea, Kathy Mac Marks, Hazel Jo phine McCord, Larry Joe McHemy, Richard Harold Meadows, May Miller, Connie Pauline Mirmey, Pamela High School, and removed them from the unassigned transfer list; -added Kathy Luzader Chapman, Robin Roberts, Wesley Collins and Judy K. Snider to the substitute teachers list; -placed Nicholas Roberts in the first grade at Normantown Elementary School; -tabled a request for a bus run extension for Mr. and Mrs. Hacker on Lynch Run; -approved Eric Mitchell and Chris Kennedy as volunteer aides for football; -approved the transfer of JoAnn Sprouse to fill the va- vacancy in the Special Educa- tion position; -transferred Peggy Osborne to fill ECE Aide vacancy at Sand Fork; -employed Jeanne Simmons as TMI Aide. Several students were granted bus routes. Present for the meet- ing were Board members Leon Ellyson, Larry Butcher, and Harland Stout, and Board Presi- dent Robert Miller. Dr. Williams, perintendent, read the potential levy order. Board member Leon Ellyson stated that there should be a stipulation in the levy that if a closing of a school occurs dur- ing the time of the levy, then the levy be declared null and void. Robert Miller, Board President, entertained a motion to author- ize the running of the special levy with the added stipulation, with the motion carrying. caney in the Normantown Ele- Concerning bridge restric- mentary Kindergarten; A tions and limitations, Director of -transferred Terri Lealto Support Services Jerry Milliken Glenville Elementary to flu the stated that he had received a re- sponse from Richard White, Bridge Engineer for the Depart- ment of Highways concerning ten bridges on the county's bus routes. MiHiken noted that a A. Mohr, Freddie J. Montgom- approvals to attend schools in ery, Luciile Cain Moore, Ruth and out of the county. Approved Marie Moss, Denzil O. Moyers, to attend Gilmer County Schools Janet Mac Osborne, Barbara Sue were: James L. Bowen Jr., Shaun Bowen, Kevin Riley, Ter- esa Riley, Carly White, Jeremy Blizard, and Sherry Riley. AL. goved to attend schools oumde of Oilmer County were: Erin Nichols, Wdliam Edwards, Eric McCartoey. Scott Kessin- get, Adam Flack, Lindsay "Queen, Travls McCarmey. and Juanita Schoolcrafl. C.mtnry to the recommenda- tion of the Superintendent, Parker, Ricky K. PettiL Pauilla PrilL Minnie Nell Riffle, Regi- nald L. Roherts, Mark Alan Robinson, Donald Raymond Rowe, Robert Carl Rush, Russell Johnson Schoolcraft, Kenneth Wayne Self, Gary Wayne Smarr, Michael Stainaker, John Ewell Stump, David Lee Turner, Ernest Van- hem, C_,eraMine M. Werder, and Sharon Marie Zinn. standard, consistent policy needed to be established to ad- dress bridge problems. No ac- tion was taken by the Board, however, the Board agreed to delay the action of the Sept. 12 meeting extending the Upper Hem Creek bus route until the DOH upgrades the bridge on the route. The Board adjourned at 5:35 p.m. In the regular meeting of Sept. 26, the Board: -approved the payment of. bills as submiued; -approved the payroll sched- ule for the 1988-89 school year;, Continued on Page 2