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Page 2A -- The Gienville Democrat -- Thursday, Oct. 7,2004 Imer The Gilmer County Democratic Democratic ExecutiveCommitteein worked with state legislators, the WV Executive Committee has announced 1990 and has continuously served as Department of Environment the selection of Robert L. "Bob" both a member and treasurer since tion and the oil and gas industry in Radabaugh as Gilmer County's 2004 that time. In the political arena, Bob development of environmental regu- OutstandingDemocratoftheYear. A hasbeenanactiveparticipantinmany lation and standards. graduate of both Gilmer County High elections and political functions and Bob. a lifelong resident of Gilmer School and Glenville State College, is always assisting democratic can- County, is the son of Bill and Mary Bob is President and a partner in S & didatesintheplacementofcampaign Ann Radabaugh of Glenville• Bob R Gas Ventures Ltd. and is also the signs. He worked on the develop- resides in Sand Fork with his wife owner of Radabaugh Environmental ment and passage of HB 2867 Sharon, who is a teacher at Sand Fork Service. He currently serves on the (Forester's License Law) which al- Elementary School. He has one son. Board of Directors of the lndepen- lowed for 2-year Forest Technician Jeremy, who is a senior at Kent State dent Oil and Gas Association of West graduates to qualify for registration University. VirginiaandaschairmanofthelOGA and licensing as a professional in Bob will be Gilmer County's hon- EnvironmentaICommittee. Heisalso West Virginia. It also updated the oree at the annual Jefferson Jackson a member of the WV Oil and Gas qualify for registration and licensing CelebrationtobeheldonSat.evening, Inspector's Examining Board. as a professional in West Virginia. It Oct. 9, at the Charleston Civic Center. Bob was selected tbr the work he also updated the qualifications and Locally, he will be honored at the has done tor the GilmerCounty Demo- requirements necessary to be a regis- Gilmer County Meet Your Candidate cratic party. Bob was elected to the tered professional forester. Bob also BBQ on Oct. 17. Ibright To Be Keynote Speaker At Annual Celebration West Virginia Democratic Party unanimously confirmed by the U.S. "The Democratic Party has a long, Chairman Nick Casey recently an- Senate, she was sworn in as the 64th proud tradition of putting families nouncedthatMadeleineAlbrightwill Secretary of State on Jan. 23, 1997. first," Casey said. "We will tight to be the nfficial keynote speaker for Albright is the first female secretary elect Democrats from theWhite House this year's Jefferson-Jackson Day of state and the highest-ranking to the Courthouse. Our Democratic Celebration held Sat., Oct, 9, at the woman to serve in the U.S. Govern- presidential nominee John Kerry will Charleston Civic Center. ment• lead our Party to victory by concen- "We are truly honored to hostThisyear'seventalsowillincludea trating on issues that affect West Vir- former Secretary of State Madeleine tributetoDemocraticGov.BobWise, ginians." Albright,"Casey said. "She is a dedi- as well as remarks by Democratic The reception will be at 5 pm and cated Democrat who has played a gubernatorial nominee Joe Manchin. the buffet dinncr will begin at 6:30 vital role, in moving our Party for- Theannualdinnertraditionallybrings pro. Tickets are available at the West ward." together Democratic candidates and VirginiaDemocraticPartyHeadquar- MadeleineAlbrightwasnominatedactivists.from across the state. More ters. by President Clinton on Dec. 5, 1996 than 1600 Democrats are expected to as Secretary of State. After being attend the celebration. ewall resort offers fall boat tours Stonewall Resort, situated on the peeping, providing unobstructed secluded banks ofStonewall Jackson views and a truly peaceful experi- Lake, is offering fall leaf viewing ence." tours on their new 100-passenger Parsons said the two--hour boat tours excursion boat, resort officials an- take guests up the lake to Stonewall nounced recently• Jackson Dam, and back to the lodge. Greg Parsons, general manager for "Every bend in the lake produces a the Lewis County resort, said, "As spectacular palette of col'ors," Par- everyone knows, the West Virginia sons stated. hills are gorgeous this time of year. The boat, named Little Sorrel, in- Our fall color tour from the decks of eludes a glass-enclosed lower level our excursion boat gives folks a dif- that can dine 66 comfortably. The ferent perspective on traditional leaf upper leveloffers an observation deck for enhanced lake viewing. "The boat tours are open to every- one, not just resort guests, and we will offer multiple lake tours weekly, as well as provide dinner cruises on a regular basis," Parsons said. Parsons recommended calling the resort 1-888-278-8150 to make res- ervations. For additional information, visit the Web site at www.StonewallResort, com. from Robert C. Byrd on br Vice President • Senator Robert C. Byrd, co-chair- are denied medical care because of man of the John Kerry for President theBushteam'sbrokenbudgets. Our campaign in Wesi Virginia, "ap- ' fiscal house'is flo led with red ink plauded theselection of Senator John because of tax plans that mostly ben- Edwards as candidate for Vice Presi- efit the richest of Americans. And dent, and echoed the excitement the face of American foreign policy amongWest Virginians for the Kerry- is the face of a bully, not the face of a Edwards team. just peacemaker. The Bush-Cheney "John Edwards is a strong choice team has squandered virtually every for Vice President. He grew up in a opportunity to move our country for- working class family as the son of a ward, and has left America bruised mill worker and worked hard to suc- and bloodied with a reckless foreign ceed. It's a path that many West policy based on deception and se- Virginians have taken and a path that crecy. It is time to restore strength families aeross this country have trav- ani:l integrity to America. eled. I look forward to the day next "It is time for John Kerry and John January when Senator Kerry and Edwards. Tbeywiilkeeptheirprom- Senator Edwards are sworn into of- ises to our state and to our people." rice to lead this country." "John Kerry and John Edwards will "Under the leadership of George champion plans that put the people's Bush, millions of Americans have interests ahead of the special inter- lost their jobs. More Americans are ests. I know these men. I served with without health insurance than ever both of them in the Senate. I know HIGH ATTENDANCE AT THE STATE FAIR The 2004 State Fair of West Vir- ginia had one of the highest atten- dances in recent years. This year!s attendance was 223,722, up from 211,978 in 2003. State fair of West Virginia manager Ed Rock states, "It was our fifth best dating back to the early 1990's when major entertainers did two shows in the grandstand." Rock reports the car- nival and the food concessionaires had a good year as well. Rock also states, "Most importantly, there were no major incidents or acci- dents." The State Fair of West Virginia attributed several factors to the high attendance. This year was the first time the fair was expanded to ten days, giving fairgoers more opportu- nities to come to the fair. Rock also adds, "We couldn't have asked for better weather. Nine out of the ten days were sunny." In 2005, the State Fair of West ) 'IT DOESN'T JUST HAPPEN'--This saying was the main theme of the September 25 Regional Community & Economic Development Summit which took place at Ritchie County Middle/High School. Approximately 15 citizens from Gitmer County attended this assembly and dinner, because Gilmer County was one of the central and western West Virginia counties included on the program. With many community and economic advancement ideas being thrown out by the speakers that evening, this specific table, composed mainly of Gilmer Countians, was alert to and took to head the new opportunities. From left to right are Jim Bailey, of Cedarville; Don Kelble, of Glenville; Dave Brown of Sand Fork; and Carl Shaw, of neighboring Calhoun County. Dave Brown, who has been among the volunteers reviving interest in the development of the Folk Festival's Country Store Museum as an active tourist attraction, comments about the summit: "This is a good idea. because we're all here to learn." (Staff photos by Dave Corcoran) 1 ANOTHER LOCAL TABLE --At another table at the Summit, Susan and Larry Chapman (seated) enjoyed the company of Joanne and Dr. Louis Manley, among others. Dr. Manley used the Summit to promote his Manley Farm Development Prospectus by handing out explanatory leaflets to the participants from the eig'ht- county region. He stresses that modern housing and a technology park-- proposed for the farm on the other side of the Little Kanawha River at Glenville -- would benefit the whole region by providing more jobs to keep the area's young people at home. before, and those with coverage face that they will fight for West Virginia skyrocketing premiums. Veterans. familiesandmoveAmerieaforward." , , h Country Store, gs. . Cleaning and sorting the storage October. Any questions about the virginia is scheduled for August 12- 21. For more information visit, : ...... www.statefairofwv.com. DENNY POUNDS TELLS JOKE -- As the participants checked in to the Summit at the EIlenboro school, Denny Pounds (I-r), president of the Gilmer County Economic Development Association, cracks a joke to Grace Oppe, president of the Woman's Club of Glenville, and George and Sharon Harper, two former Gilmer County residents who now live in Ritchie County. Professor Ementus Harper is a retired Glenville State Dedication of Squibb College art teacher and this newspaper's regular cartoonist. room in the Country Store Museum Gallery Exhibit should be directed to Wilson Boulevard was on the agenda, along with the Mr. Chapman at the College. We regular happenings. Wool washing, would like to thank him for his sup- AmainFair:montStatecampusroad carding, were discussed and taught, port and interest in the community, and the west entrance'to campus have Others received spinning yarn in- The Country Store and Museum is been renamed in honor of a dedicated struction using a Saxony style wheel, planningan'event' inOctoberthatall supporter of athletics at Fairmont Needle felting was instructed and Country Store volunteers are asked to State. pursued by two visitors. With needle attend. It will be on Friday afternoon West Campus Drive, which runs felting, you use wool that has been at 3, the date not yet confirmed. This from the west entrance of campus dyed various colors, to create ani- will take place at the Country Store, (near Fairmont General Hospital) to reals, people,cariactures or whatever, home of the West Virginia State Folk connect with Bryant Street on the east Its fun, easy to learn, relaxing, too. Festival. • side of campus, has been renamed One not be an 'artist' or craft person The Country Store Museum is open Squibb Wilson Boulevard in honor of to learn and enjoy, Fridays I0 am to 2 pm for, our 'heri- alumnus, former coach and athletic Several of our local artists are pre- tage learning day' and tours on Satur- director Wilford "Squibb" Wilson, paring their work to be displayed in day 10 am until noon. Hope to see who died in 1985. the Gallery of the Fine Arts Building you there! A dedication ceremony is being at the College. Dwayne Chapman Forquestionsand information,call planned for 4:00 pm, Sat., Oct. 9, to has indicated the Gallery will show- Dave and Judy Brown at 462-4682 or celebratethenamechange.Theevent, case area artists through the month of emaiijudyweaves@wv-cis.net, which will be open to the public, will take place near the west entrance of II II II I I The Glenville Democrat . III IIIII I IIIII ri ii I rile :: ..... : Published by Corcoran Newspapers .......... i :/ ....... ilil 'tom phmw - Rmt e , ~--Circulation Clede1~yout TedwiCian/Tyl~st yvot, m~ King - Press Refmse E~itoc.Pro~cl~' Krlst~ S~ts - c~ Ec,~staff P.a~r,~ ~ion Trmqs ae=n -- Spor~ Rm)rt~ ,kmm~y m~zar¢ -- Typ~a-N~v= Wa~ cl~iekrm Ouluee - Receplio~i~Sa~es ~N David N. ¢eceomn, Jr. - Goml~r Technickm (l~trt-time) Poriocllcnl= Po~t~e ~ at Glonvtll~, ~ ~1 campus. Parking will be available. The Fighting Falcons take on the Bobcats of West Virginia Wesleyan College at 6:00 pm at DuvalI-Rosier Field. t POSTMASTER: Send ~ldre~= ~or~ to: The Glenville Democrat 108 North Court Street ,PO Box 4S8 • Glanvllle, WV 26351 Phone (304) 462-7309 • Fax (304) 462-7300 * glenvillenews~lOrtol.nef Wel~lte: wWw.~lenvtllenew&cemt Avallal~e by SubsultNkm ~ Ovor-th0..Counler ~ at s~4ect Ioeattons. Prlco~ ~.20 (t~ Included) in Gilm~" County. Pric~: t~.r~ (tax included) in Wut Vlrgtnla. Price: ~28.00 (no tax required) for Out-of-State Subsorlbees. We cannot accept lubaeri~iorm for less than =ix months. Vl'SA/M4~er~rd accepted. t i ti t t it lit DRAWS LARGE CROWD --- This first Regional Community & Economic Development Summit drew over 150 people who enjoyed a good meal and many thought-provoking speeches about advancing central West Virginia's communities. The successful conclave was jointly sponsored by Ritchie's EDA and Family Resource Network (FRN). In fact, next year Gilmer County's FRN will be one of the sponsoring organizations for the second one here in Glenville. -. & Tack- Rte,5 East- 1 mile past Glenville Foodland Plaza on left, HC 76, Box 11A, Glenville ,|04- 162-(k3,,r5 - - FAnU ANmAt. Fooos (HORSE, PIGS, ETC...) ~ .1 ) IP'ET I=OOO~ IGUANA, RABBIT, DOGS, CATS) iiI1~, Just when I found out the meaning of life, they changed it. --George Carlin [WATsoN TRUCKING SELL OR LEASE STORAGE The years teach much 40 Foot and 20 foot Sale Price - $1,550.00 to $2,550.00 Lease Price - $100.00 per month plus transportation. Located Approximately 2 miles south of Weston on Rt. 19. Phone 269-3516 i Nn i, which the days never knew. --Ralph Waldo Emerson 1