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Thursday, Oct. 7, 2004 -- The Glenville Democrat/Pathfinder ~- Page 7B West Virginia Book Festival Scheduled for October 16-17 Hurricane Ivan terrible to Ohio Valley The fo,lrth annual west Virginia val Marketplace, featuring regional Gazette's Read-to Me Corner, a Tad- Book Festival will bc held October publishers, authors, book sellers and dler Read and Play Zone and make- -- A "r cuU*"ran- .r naus*r- 16-17 at the Charleston Civic Center. other vendors. Authors will also be and-take crafts tables. Clifford the Thclestivalisacelebrationofbooks stationed in this area to do book Big Red Dog, one of Public Though it hit West Virginia with according to the Farm Service In addition to produce, the plants and reading, mostly focused on au- signings. The Marketplace will be Broadcasting's characters, will be tea- less severity than it might have, Hur- Agency (FSA),even though many of themselves may also be damaged by thors who are connected to WV or the open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Satur- tured at the West Virginia Public ricane Ivan still left severe damage those bales were actually moved to floodwaters. The W'VDA warns farm- Appalachian region, day and noon to 6 p.m. on Sunday. Broadcasting. in its wake. avoid flooding, ers and gardeners of this damage. This free, two-day event features Thousandsofusedbooksandother For more information about this Unlike other recent flood events Corn and soybeans suffered sub- "Exposure to water-logged soils many components and offers some- materials, all arranged by category, event, visitwww.wvhumatzities.orgor that ravaged the steep valleys in the stantial damage, as did tomatoes, forextendedperiodsoftimecancause thing forall age groups. Authors, a will be available at Kanawha County call 304-343-4646. The festival is southernpartoftbestate, lvan'sworst melons, and pumpkins. Flooded avarietyofinjuriestoplants, includ- Festival Marketplace, a used book Public Library's used book sale. The being presented by KanawhaCounty effectswerefeltalongtheOhioRiver, crops that weren't washed away were ing death. Floodwaters may contain sale, a special children's area. and a sale will be held on Saturday only Public Library System, The Library home to much ofthe Mountain State's saturated with grit and grime, prob- harmful pathogens that can contami- varietyofprogramslbcusingonbooks from 8 am. to 6 p.m. The sale will Foundation of Kanawha County, the agricultural production, ably making them inedible, nate produce. It is important to for and reading for all ages are part of the close at 4 p.m. and reopen at 4:30 p.m. West Virginia Humanities Council, "Although we don't have a handle The West Virginia Department of low safety guidelines. Wash all pro- festival, for a special two-dollar-a-bag sale. and the Charleston Gazelle andon specific figures at the moment, Agriculture recommends that any duce and discard damaged material. More than 50 readings, panel dis- Cash and personal checks will be ac- Charleston Daily Mail. it's obvious from reports that West vegetables that are covered by flood- Be certain also to wash your hands cussions, poetry readings and other ccpted. This program is presented with fi- Virginia agriculture took quite a hit water be carefully evaluated. Dis- after contact with plant material that programs are scheduled, and dozens Children ofatl agesmay play,read, nancial assistance from the West Vir- from Hurricane Ivan," saidCommis- card vegetables that may trap silt, you suspect may be contaminated," of featured authors will participate listen and create at the many stations giniaDivisionofCulturcandHistory, sioner of Agriculture Gus. R. such as broccoli, cabbage, lettuce, said Commissioner Douglass. inc'.uding: David Baldacci. Rita Mac in the Word Play area. 'There will be and the National Endowment for the Douglass. "Many farms were just etc. Produce with intact skins maybe For more information on livestock Brown. Naomi Shihab Nye, Silasa variety of craft activities, stories Arts, with approval from the West days away from harvest and nowused, but should be washed thor- precautions, contact the WVDA's House, Robert Shogan, Joan read aloud, puppet play with shows, VirginiaCommissiononthcArts. For they're ruined." oughly. Any produce with damaged Marketing and Development Divi- Medlicott. Marie Bradby, and Patti special programs and sevcral play and informatit,n about accessibility ~cr- Sometimesmovingcropstohigher skinorpeelshouldalsobediscarded, sion, 304-558-2210, and for food Geil. learning areas all centered around the vices, call Cindy Miller at 304-343- ground still didn't protect them from Root crops, such as potatoes and safety precautions, contact WVDA's Festival goers may shop for books fascinating world of books. Some of 4646. flood waters. Approximately 500 carrotsshouldbesafeifwashedthor- Regulatory and Environmental Af- and related merchandise at the Festi- the activities include:The Charleston round bales of hay were destroyed, oughly, fairs Division, 304-558-2208. Glenville State College Hosts MTV 'Rock the Vote' VISION SCREENING On Tues., Oct. 12, the Glenville State College Student Government Association, with assistance from GSC Student Activities and the West basketball. When asked about his personal goals, Syrus says that he wants to be known as a good person and - more importantly - to be loved THURSDAY, OCTOBER 14 GLENVILLE SENIOR CENTER Vireinia Campus Compact. willhost by many. GLENVILLE Syrus. a member of MTV's RealSyrusisstillveryactivewithspeak- in,, en,,a,,ements Some people refer 10:00 AM- 12:00 PM World-Boston cast. ~_ = e - . I "" Syrus is currently visiting colleges to him as "the Great Story Tel or, and universities to encouraee stu- He travei., all over the country and is NO APPOI,VTMENT NECESSARY! dentsto exercise their right to vote. still one of the most recognizable I ,~ totrn, og,tsnin, rn,o,~n...~[ This event wilt take place in the Fine cast members. He really knows bow Arts Auditorium on the campus of to ~et the crowd to interact at his I /I NWAR EYE CENTER I IZ ]L Complete Eye Care I Olenville State College and is free events and he is very personable. and open to the public. I "] -~UU-~-~ I The "Rock the Vote" rally is part Full Board of a semester long voter turn-out Meeung project sponsored by the GSC Stu- dent Government Association. Other tobe held s activities in this project include as- sistance with registration and request- , The Region VI Workforce Invest- e " " " ing absentee ballots, debate watch- m nt Full Board wall meet Thurs., Caseprieeonly= ing parties and mock ratlies andelec- Oct. 14, from 10:30 am to 12 noon in 5w30 -- .99 cents Qt. tions, the WV State Office Complex Build-10w30 = .99 cents Qt. At the age of 25, Syrus, who hails ing, John Manchin Conference Room,10w40 -- .99 cents Qt. from Santa Monica. California, is a 1 st Floor, Room 148, Fairmont, WV. 15w40 = .99 cents Qt. man in pursuit of happiness. He at- For more information about the tended the University of Hawaii on a meeting, contact Jeffrey G. Smith at basketball scholarship, majored in 304-368-9530. communications and coached youth five information on critical issues of knowledged liberal Evan Thomas the day instead of being fed bias? A of Newsweek admitted the bias person with a moderate degree of present throughout US media. In perceptivity should be able to dis- facL he estimated that Kerry picks -- cern bias when present. I know I up 15 percentage points because of often do, and I would hope others do that bias. If he's correct, absent the too. But obviously that's not widely effect a bias media has on the dec- the case. torate, the presidential race today My Random House College Dic- wouldn't even be a close match. tionary defines bias as "a tendency Whether you buy that 15 percent or inclination of outlook; a subjec- estimate or not, the point remains tive point of view." Bernard thattheUSpopulationisincessantly Goldberg gave expression to exposed to bias reporting. it in the title of his 2002 book .... . ............ And that bias is as much in "Bias," in which he exposed the conservative as in the liberal bias in CBS. Dan liberal press. Rather came ur.der special I find the same in my own criticism, and apparently he Catholic Church. We have validated that criticism re- weeklies like the National cently when he relied with Catholic Reporter which avid and un-objectiveenthu- consistently tilts strongly siasm on a forged document " left, and the Wanderer that to discredit George Bush's goesdiametricallyopposite. National Guard service. Someone whose reading diet con- I spot it when people of my own sistsofonlyoneofthes.ewillhavea Catholic faith earn criticism because distorted perception of what's hap- of some moral fall. The mediadelight pening in Church life and what a true in mentioning, when detailing the image of the Church of Jesus really reprehensible activity, the "Catholic is. Likewise, readers and viewers of faith" ofthe individual. And yet, when national media can hardly have a people of the Jewish faith or other balanced perception of what is hap- Christiandenominationcommitsimi- pening in the nation and the world it; lar crimes, thereisno mention of their they are consistently fed tilted re- religious affiliation, ports. A New York Times survey re- Howdoesonegetabalancedview vealed recently that Beltway jour- of presidential candidates if entities nalistsare 12-1 in favor of Kerry for that supposedly specialize in report- president. Despitetheirprotestations ing fail to separate their philosophi- that such leanings have no effect on cat leanings from objective truth? their reporting, perceptive Ameri- As Goldberg asks, do they even rec- cans know that is not true. As Tho- ognize that they are biased? CARL E. NICHOLS, M.D. 20-22 East Main Street Glenville, WV Phone 462-8612 FALL HOURS AUGUST THROUGH DECEMBER OPEN BY APPOINTMENT Monday 2 pm - 8 pm Tuesday 8 am - 10 am & 2 pm - 8 pm Wednesday Closed Thursday 8 am - 10 am & 2 pm - 8 pm Friday 2 pm - 8 pm Saturday 9 am - 1 pm Sunday Closed GILMER COUNTY URGENT CARE WILL BE RELOCATING TO 101 COLLEGE ST. DURING THE FALL OF 2004 Parts Master Oil Filters special = $1.99 per filter on popular applications $18.00/ton - Delivered to our yard Heaters, WV Call 304-765-5461 for details. 4/4 Poplar Lumber- Kiln Dried - Random Width Hemlock Siding- 1 x 10, 1 x 12' Random Length, Air Dried Office Hours: Mon. - Fri. 7"30 a.m. - 4 p.m. 6.8 miles north of Flatwoods (Exit 67 off 1-79) OilChange Cost = 5 Qt. Plus Filter and Lube = $16.95 "S~vtu Can- tcr mug UlG marketing i /=~ ta pro. mote Sl~aal- Your Community Showcase," The County's Community, Tourism and Resource Center asks Y0U: I I I I I I I I I I Have you visited us lately? If not, log-on to the Gilmer County Family Resource Network (FRN), which operates the Community Showcase, at these Gilmer County websites on your computer: -- This is a "Gilmer County Virtual Tour" to stimulate tourism and knowl- edge of our county's significant places. -- This is an e-com- merce and e-business center for this county's crafters, artisans and small businesses which need the wider exposure. If you don't have a home computer yet, that's another good reason to visit our office to see these new locally-created and updated webpages that boost our county! Sponsored by -- The Community Showcase 115 East Main Street (between the bank and post office), Glenville Donna Waddell, Executive Director 304-462-7545 [Your Ckice] While hill1 I I I I I I I I I I I I [upply ads SHUR-LINF-. I I I I I I 1 2" Angle hsh, I Tight Spot Angle Trim, Flat Trim I onomic Is I I I I I I I 238 Depot Street- PO Box 110 Wesfon, WV 26452 2244 (304) 269- I Llllllll lllll llllllllll J Flynn's Tax Service 462-7603 It has always been our policy at FLYNN'S TAX SERVICE to help our clients keep as much of their money as possible. We have never before endorsed any political candidate. With some candidates promising to repeal the BUSH TAX CUTS and with the erroneous information circulated about only the TOP ONE PERCENT benefiting, we thought it our responsibility to present the facts. The following is for a typical family of four. Income I 30,000 14o,ooo I 50,0oo 60,000 [[ Tax: 2000 [ 484 I 2,221 [ 3 721 5,221 II II Tax: 2003I -2,150I 49 I 1,549 31049 !1 [. 2,634_ 2,172/ 2,172 2,172 J ptAt Looking for a New Home? Then give me a call at Lisa Ledbetter Congratulations Lisal Lisa had over one million dollars in sales, through ['IAAX Jul . f Wells and Leases Paying top dollar for wells, leases, royalty, also interested in: Low production, or abandoned wells, buying pipe connections, pipe lines, pumping i jacks, and misc. oil field equipment. If you have on your property, or know of wells not being produced. : 11t I Contact: Ramsey Associated Petroleum i at: P.O. Box 90 Glenville, WV 26351 "' | hone 462-5744 fax Beside Nationwide Insurance 03 Chev Monte Carlo Loa ; 17K--. .....17,000 Ford Taurus. 77K, Gray=-..-" ..... J6,300 01 Pont Grand AM, 4Dr, 4Cyl, Auto, Air, 76K--=-=6,500 01 Ford Escort SE, Auto, Air, Tape, 53K ....... =5,100 01 Chev Malibu, Auto, Air, CD, 51 K" ........... =6,900 01 Chev 8-10, Auto, Air, Tilt, Cruise, 70K- .......... =6,200 01 Chev Cavalier, 2 Dr, 4Cyl, 5Spd, Air, 54k--=6,200 00 KIA Sportage, 4X4, 5 spd, Air, 63K ......... =6,400 00 Dodge Neon, Auto, Air, Tape, 73K ........... *4,500 00 Chry Concord LXI, Loaded, new, 32 K---q 1,500 00 Ford Explorer, Sport, Auto, Air, 71 K ........ $7,400 00 Ford F150, 5 Spd, Air, 72K ..................... =6,400 99 Chev Blazer, Auto, Air, Loaded, 83K ........ =7',500 99 Mere Sable, Auto, Air, 86K ..................... $4,200 99 Ford Taurus, SE, Auto, Air, Sunroof, 75K .... $4,500 98 Ford Taurus, Auto, {Air, 90K ................... *3,900 98 Ford F150, 4x4, Auto, Air, 129K ............... $7,995 97 Ford F150, 4x4, 5 Spd, Air, 115K ............. =6,400 97 Pont Grand AM, Auto, V6, Air ......-- ......... *2,500 96 Chev $10, X-Cab, 5Spd, Air, 123K .... =3,700 96 Ford Explorer, Sport, 5Spd, Air ONLY 751< ..... =6,400 95 Ford Taurus, Auto, Air, 77K .................... *2,900 94 Ford Taurus, Auto, Air, 76K ............. *2,400 1