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,t la on Thursday, ()ctobcr 17, 2013 - The (;lenv~ille I)emocrat/Pathfinder- Page 9 'The Best Haunted House Ever' The Glenville State College Blue- grass Band will perform a tribute to The Flatt and Scruggs Show on Friday October 25, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. in the GSC Fine Arts Center. Tickets are $5.50 for adults and $5.00 for children ages 6-11. Megan Darby, Director of GSC's Bluegrass Music Degree Program, the Initially, the Flatt and Scruggs band was formed by Flatt who had previ- ously played with Bill Monroe. With Flatt's rhythm guitar, Scruggs' unique banjo leads, and their combined vocal strength, the Foggy Mountain Boys steadily gained popularity and over time arguably became the most fa- mous bluegrass band of all time. In Submitted by Elizabeth (Buff y) Six be courtesy of the Wheeling Jam- . The Landmark Studio for the Arts boree and aired by GSC Radio Station in Sutton pioudly presents four nights (WGSC), WDNE 98.9 FM (Elkins/of fun for the whole family. Buckhannon, WV), WKNA 98.3 FMBecky Conrad of Sutton -will be (Logan/Lancaster, OH),WELD 101.7 directing "The Best Haunted House Ever". Children in our community FM (Moorefield, WV-PA-MD), fromtheagesof9-16cometogetherto WFDU 89.1 FM (Teaneck, N J), WCEF 98.3 FM (Ripley, WV), fili the community with laughter and a WYCL 1450AM (Youngstown/War- few surprises along the way. ' The Students from "Clay County understand how he is the only one to (Nick),Siarah Conrad (Dorothy),Tif- seethezombie.WhenProfe.ssorStitch fany Peters (Addie), Briar Williams himself shows up handling a large (Gloria), Shelby Helmick (LuLu), knife, it's everyone for themselves. Christian Given (The Zombie), Just when thestudents think they have Hannah Little (Murphy), Jack Boyce had enough of a scare for one night, (Frankie), Tim Harman (Clyde), things get spookier when the police Heinrich Harman (Sherman), Leah arrive and then somehow disappear. Facemire (Mandy), Buffy Six (Pru), The students start to think that the Taylor Conrad (Watchett), Connor house might be to much too handle, or Capron (Knightfall), Noah Hamrick is it all just a scam? (Riley), Summer Mays (Peg), Kodie world's first such Bachelor of Arts Degree, says, "It is important to honor those musicians that are significant to creating the traditional bluegrass sound. After the recent passing of the legendary Earl Scuggs, I decided it was time to honor him along with his playing partner, Letter Flatt." "Unfortunately, Don and Danny Clark, who own the bus, just notified me that its transmission has broken down and it will not be able to make the trip at this time," Darby added, "However, the Clarks will be coming along with very special Flatt and Scruggs memorabilia and will still be in the GSC Fine Arts Center lobby to meet and greet the public from 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. They will also tell the story of the bus between two 45- minute musical sets." 1955, Flatt and Scruggs became regu- lar members of the Grand Ole Opry. Later in 1963, Ftatt and Scruggs played 'The Ballad of Jed Clampett,' in the TV sitcom, 'The Beverly Hill- billies:' The show's theme song be- came the first bluegrass song to reach number one in the country charts and only one other has made it to the top in the past fifty years. In 1967 their music was the background for the movie 'Bonnie and Clyde,' and more recently, as a fitting tribute to their contribution to all music, the band formed by the heroes in the hit film 'O Brother, Where Art Thou' called their group the 'Soggy Bot- tom Boys.' Flatt and Scruggs were elected to the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1985. The live broadcast of the show will ren, OH), WKKW 97.9 AM (Fair- mont/Morgantown, WV), WSVA 800 AM (Crewt -Richmond, VA), WYHY 1080 AM (Cannonsburg,. KY/Hun- tington, WV), WMPA 1390 AM (Middleport-Pomeroy, OH), WLGN 1510 AM (Logan, OH), and WI010 AM (Portsmouth, OH-KY). The show will also be streaming on the world- wide web at www.wwva.tv and www.glenville.edu Bus Posters, t-shirts and CDs, in- cluding Bluegrass 2012, Glenville State College's Bluegrass Band CD, featuring students, alumni, directors, and special guests will be on sale, along with Megan Darby's CD. For tickets, contact Sheri Skidmore in the Fine Arts Department at Sheri.Skidmore@Glenville.edu or (304) 462-6340. House of Deie tes WestVirgin a Legis! rure Delegate Walker (O -33rd Ont ct) HighSchool"decidedtousethecreepy Showtime's for The Best Haunted Conrad (Ruthie/New Professor Stitch), old manor of "Old Cut and Stitch House Ever will be Thurs. and Fri., Joe Boyce & Randy Conrad (Professor (actually the biography teacher Jarvis October 18 and 19 at 7:30pm, and the Stitch),CharlieHarman, KayleighMays Stitch) as a fundraiser for their school, following weekend Sat. and Sun., Oc- (stage hands/light and sound), Doug Professor Stitch (Randy Conrad/Joe tober 26&27 at 2:30 pm. Anderson (Assistant Stage Director) Boyce)wasrumoredtohaveconducted This production will be hosted by Janet Six (Assistant Director) Jeanette many late night experiments before LYTE(LandmarkYouthTheaterEn- Boyce (Stage Director), Johnny mysteriously disappearing. But the semble). LYTE is a division of the Umanetz (Technical Director). students at "Braxton County High Landmark that is devoted to giving Landmark Studio for the Arts is a School" have the same brilliant idea. children in our community the oppor- nonprofit organization dedicated to Forawhileitappearsasifoneschool tunity to participate in theater. The promotingtheArtsinBraxtonCounty. is just moving things around to scare children are not only onstage, they are It is located on Main Street in Sutton the other group, but then there is more responsible for backstage, lighting, and is open to all members of the hair raising antics than fundraising in sound, advertising and .all other as- community and surrounding areas. store for all the students when it ap- pects of performance. Volunteers are always welcome. pears a third party is doing the scaring. If you would like to become a part Check us out at landmarkstu- Clyde(Tim Harman) faints when he of LYTE please contact Becky Conrad dioforthearts.org and on our face book finds a human skeleton lounging on at 304-644-7122. page, or call for information at 304- the couch. Frankie (Jack Bo~,ce) can't The cast includes, Robert Bo),ce 644-3166. A weekly column by Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin Pretty soon lawmakers will be com- ing together in Charleston for the October Interim meetings. Again, these meetings provide the public and lawmakers alike to come together and discuss the issues relevant to West Virginia. Many of the issues we talk provisionstosupportAmericanmanu- about in interim committees will be facturing in state purchasing and back before us in the form of legisla-, worker drug testing and rehabilita- tion during the regular session, tion programs, among the topics. These meetings also give lawmak- I have enjoyed hearing the different ers the ability to discuss a wide vari- perspectives in relation to the issues ety of topics to further expand the facing our labor force and want to knowledge base of each member, thank the legislative leadership for I am honored and proud to be a making this committee and making member of a new committee formed worker safety a priority, as it should earlier this past Summer by the alwaysbe. Nothing is more important Speaker of theHouse and President of to the economy of West Virginia than the Senate. The Labor and Worker the hard working man and women Safety Issues Interim Committeewas who make up the labor force. The formed and l amexcited to be apart of greatest asset in West Virginia has this group. Each session it seems, been and always will be her people. I labor issues, particularly pertaining will always work tirelessly to ensure tothesafetyofourhardworkingWest that these hard working individuals Virginian blue collar workers, while are given, the protection the deserve discussed, is not nearly discussed and demand as well as the support enough. Both the House of Delegates from their elected officials they ex- and Senate have minor committees pect. that examine these issues but by in- We also this past month talked a bit cluding this topic into the interim about Workers' Compensation and I committees, we lawmakers will be personally asked for individuals and Red, yellowandorangeleavescom- able to discuss these issues more in groups to appear before us during the bined with crisp fall air mean it' s time depth. . October Interim meetingsto discuss for more than just unpacking sweat- So far this Summer, we have talked several issues andproblems I vebeen ers and carving pumpkins. For many of our students, October is also atime about safety issues pertaining to cor- told about regarding claims and ben- to think about the future, to consider rectional officers in the regional j ails, efits for employees in West Virginia. their next steps, and to start planning Also, recentlythestateSupremeCourt in a meaningful way. made a ruling that a woman who October 14-18 marks West injured herself while helping a co- Virginia's fourth annual "College worker lift a box of personal effects is Application and Exploration Week" not entitled to Workers' Compensa2 a statewide effort to help students tion even though the injury occurred of all ages explore their options for at work. Justice Davis dissented, be- education and training beyond high lieving that this could have a chilling school and submit college applica- effect on employee morale and era- tions.Lastyearnearly4,500highschool ployees "would be foolish to show kindness toward a fellow employee seniors across the state submitted col- lege applications during this week. It with anything he or she isn t specifi- was aremarkable achievement, one that cally authorized to do." we hope to build upon this year. If yon shouldhave any questions or When students understand their comments regarding any issues or bills before the legislature please feel ambitions, talents, and preferences, free to contact me. To writ me, my :they make more informed choices address is Delegate David Walker, StateCapiiol, Building 1, Room203-: E; Charl~ton~; WV 25305.~ Or may call at (304) 340-3135. I encourage all my constituents to re- main actiye and become part of the legislative process. toward pursuing the programs best suited to their needs. That' s why more than 150 elementary, middle, andhigh schools, as well as adult learning sites across West Virginia will host Col- lege Application and Exploration Week events. Students will learn about the many opportunities West Virginia's colleges and universities offer. School staff members and volunteers will be on hand to assist high school seniors complete and submit college applica- tions. Helping complete this seem- ingly small step can make a world of difference in ensuring our students reach their educational goals. While this week is partly focused on applying to college, it also is geared toward getting ouryoungest students thinking about college. Of the more than 150 schools participating, nearly 50 are elementary and middle schools. Students as young as five years old will participate in activities ranging from wearing their favorite college/ university colors to college bingo and matching mascots. By supporting West Virginians of all ages in achieving their educational goals, we're helping ensure a brighter future for our state. AS we continue to focus our efforts on advancing the skill sets of our workforce and com- peting in today's global economy, it is important We help our youngest students high school seniors, adult learners and everyone in between re- alize their potential, That' s what Col- lege Application and Exploration Week is all about. For more information, visit West Virginia's free college- and career- planning website, .the College Foun- dation of West Virginia at www. cfw1L com COMiHG $90N gOUIITY Would you go from here to there? Or go to almost anywherei West Virginia knows what it means Ride in comfort and be No gas to pump No travel Stress Enjoy the ride That cost you less You're good to go Just ride with us It's round the corner Now "Hop a Bus!" START DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED For more information call 1-8)6-354-5522 Bonnie's Bus was funded in memory of Bonnie Wells Wilson, who died of breast cancer. Minnie Ha Health Bonnie's Bus will be parked at the Minnie Hamilton 809 Medical Drive, Glenville, WV Health Center Friday, October 25, 2013: 8:00am- 4:00pm A doctor's order is required tbr screening or one may be obtained at the clinic For more information, or to schedule an appointment call 304-462-7322 Medicare, Medicaid, BCCSP and all private insurances accepted. Funds are available so that no woman over 40 is turned away. / n ' Bus pr rams sup/ rtrg in part b// $I/$ofl G. d Komen "" cil * sr