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explained, volunteers needed ns are currently being Cmmtv bv the West Action Association assist as many elderly in meeting their rams are a eat and a Nutrition Census Bureau the number of men and 60 and over in West by 6.3 percent the The Bureau further the number continues to than half of these older dirg to the Bureau. live in Many of them live alone, sp)rtation, and without sist them. oultV's Community Act- has one Volunteer in America (VISTA). Pearl rae]f a 74-year-old senior Works daily reaching out to learning their supplying them with programs or sources they may obtain help in 0t those needs. and her recruited ave already - reached elderly citizens this to an announcement. Williams says that could be reached if acre volunteers willing to f th air time each month to service. out those elderly who are laily contact through a ice, laurence Program is of the job of the VISTA always looking for volunteers who are willing to take a few minutes each day to check on an elderly person who is alone. Many times, she says. the elderly are able to maintain their independence and remain in their homes with this type of assistance. The Nutrition Center is for anyone 60 years of age or over. regardless of their spouse's age. It consists of a hot meal served at noon. Monday through Thursday. at the Gilmer County Senior Citizens' Center in Glenville City Hall. Cost of the meal is based on the amount each person believes he is able to pay. Supporting services, health and ,qfare counseling and recreational ,, .ities are also provided at the Williams says that volun- teer ,. ,rgently needed to assist in these programs. Any individual, church, civic or social organization can help by volunteering a few hours of their time. These voluntoers may assist:in many ways. Volhnteers supplement and pro- qde service which otherwise could not h. provided, according to Mrs. Williams. At present, she adds. only a small percentage of the elderly can participate in the various programs because of a lack of volunteers. Since the VISTA Program is to be phased out by February 28. 1978. it is the aim md hope of the CAA and VISTA that there will be enough dedicated voPmteer workers in each community who will continue to look into the needs of the elderly. Anyone can become a volunteer. regardless of age. by calling Pearl Williams at her home {462-8045} or at the Gilmer County CommuniW Action Association (4624B551). Technical Team meets with Commission A Technical Assistance Team from regions IV and VII met with the Gilmer County Commission in special session, Tuesday. October 12. They later met with Glenville Municipal Tude Delbert I,. Davidson. The meetings were part of the follow-up concerning an economic and community development survey to be conducted in Gilmer County. Those attending the meeting as members of the Technical Assistance Team were Sam Cipoletti. Bob Viehweger, Francine Gissy, Marshall Snedegar, Libby Kelly, Lane Meadows. Larry Long. Bob Graham and David Cutright. I, Williams says she is students elect officers Seventh grade. Section A. officers are: Sam Massey. President: Chris Ratliff. Vice President: Howard Bond, Secretary: and Tim White. Treasurer, Section B officers from the seventh grade are: Robin faugh, President: |ira Snyder. Vice President: Sherry Burke. Secretary: and Chris Thrasher. Treasurer. Officers for the eighth grade are: Danny Minney. President: Jack Rhoades. Vice President: Sandra Moyers, Secretary: and Bryan Groves, Fork Elementary School elected for the ! year. officers are: Roger Norman Tall- President: Patty Steele. and Koran Groves. Trees- officials are: John |oey McHenrv. Vice Ann Kelley. Secretary- and Lisa Losh, Came Treasurer. m00estigates accident Police Chief Dean Boone travelin east on the hihwav when t two-car accident which Hickman apparently stopped to make a rtlv before noon on turn onto the Sycamore Road. r 14, at the intersection Roberts apparently crashed into 5 "nd,-8ffaQre. Road. the rear -4-1icmon' atiicle.  in the incident was a Polite'Chief' BOone 'cited Roberts in Motors Rebel. driven for failure to maintain control of his R. Hickman. 71. nf vehicle. and a 1975 Chevrolet. K. Roberts. 18. of FOLK FESTIVAL TO MEKT The West Virginia State Folk L:I an accident report Festival. Incorporated. will hold a the Clenvi]le Police meetins at 7 p.m.. Wednesday. )fit both vehicles were October 26 at the Country Store in to pla,e YOI ad! Clenville. The public is urged to attend, The group conferred with the County Commission concerning an overall protlle of the county. They discussed the general area. talked about possible building sites, the availability of water and sewage lines, and the possible need for housing for the aged in the county. Members of the group stated that they want to determine what is needed in the county and see if grants may be obtained to help in obtaining certain prelects. They pointed out, howsver. that there may be no visible signs of progress for a year or more. Local students go to Charleston School Board meets On Saturday, October 1, ll student members from Calhoun and Gilmer counties journeyed to Charles- ton for the State Distributive Education Clubs of America {DECA} election. Tim election was held in the House of Delegates chambers in the Capitol. The week of the election was a very busy and rewarding one for all local members. The members were busy develop- ing campaign strategies and political platforms for their candidates. Members running for office from this area were: Cliff Thrasher of The Gilmer County Board of Education met at the Courthouse Annex in Glenville at 7 p.m, Monday. October 10. All members were in affendance with the exception of Robert Fox. Also present were Superintendent Ronaid |. felly and Assistant Superintendent Robert H. Hardman. On motion by Myrtle Roberts. seconded by Janet Deal. bills totaling $17,370.99 were approved for pay- ment. Routine budget transfers and supplements were made. On recommendation of the Superintendent, the following person- Pony Express vehicle wrecks A Pony Express Courier Corpora- tion vehicle wrecked at approximately 8:15 a.m. Thursday, October 6, according to records at the Gilmer County Sheriff's Office. The 1977 Ford was traveling west on State Route 5 near Stouts Mills. according to the report. Damage to the vehicle, driven by Clarence G. Miller. 65. of Charleston, was extensive, according to the Sheriff's report. The Pony Express Corporation is also located in Charleston. The accident is being investigated by the Gilmer County Sheriff's Department. Civil Service exams The West Virginia Civil Service System is now accepting applications to establish competitive registers for the iob classifications of Parking Guard and Custodial Supervisor. These examinations will be adminis- tered only in Charleston on Saturday, November 12. at 9 a.m. Employment in these two job categories will be in Charleston only. Application forms and information on minimum requirements, salary range, etc.. may be obtained from any Employment Security office or by calling the toll-free Federal & State lob Information Center Number 1-800-642- 9027. Applications must be postmarked not later than Thursday, October 27. 1077. Gilmer County High School, candidate for State President: Jill DeWeese of BARKER AND DAUGHTERVISrr French Barker and his daughter, Calhoun County High School candt- Ruth McHenry. of Massillon, Ohio. date for Vice President; Charlott have been visiting Mr. Barker's Starcher of Calhoun County High brother. Frank Barker, and many School, candidate for Secretary: and ............ er ount . ............. irtenas ana remtwes m t.,ltm  y nueen ot !noun tounw, nigh ,|,ih= ,,s  Wak " ........... ," .... School; candidate for Treasurer , , .... The students campaigned very hard for their candidates and enjoyed a very rewarding and fulfilling trip. including a visit to the science and Culture Center. All classified ads must be pakl in advance. We have a vary low rate because we save you the bookkeeping costs. nel were approved for employment: Kenneth Greenlief. Assistant Varsity Boys Basketball Coach at Gilmer County High School: Albert Moore and Stephen L. Ellyson, substitute teach- ers: and Arbutus Sims. Library Aide I. It was noted that the Library Aide l is bein employed under the Governor's Manpower Program at no expense to the local Board. On recommendation by Superin- tendent felly, the Board approved the following trip requests: Jessie Chuey. to attend Council for Exceptional Children at Lakeview Inn and County Club in Morgantown. November 16-19: Mary Morrow, Patricia Siostrom and Cheryl Kochman. to attend Crippled Children Service Clinic in Clarksburg. October 13: Anna Jean Rogucki, to attend, with three students, the State Student Council Convention at Jackson's Mill: Helen Norman. to attend Title IX Meeting in Morgan- town, October 11-13, and State-County Testing Workshop in Parkersburg. October 18-20: Thomas V. Minney, request to use school bus and driver to transport Sand Fork fourth grade class to Glenville State College pool for swimming lessons each Wednesday during the first semester: Gilmer County High School Marching Band. to use two buses and drivers to transport band to and from Black Walnut Festival in Spencer, October 15: William J. Piercy. to take Biology II class at Gilmer County High School to Cedar Creek State Park for a field trip to study flora of the region, October 17: and Barbara Nicholson, to use a bus I I II II Ilia There's a new look at our motor bank.., we've installed the faster, easier-to-operate Tel-Air save system for your convenience. You'll like the clear with voice communication and direct visual contact with our window teller. Fast, pneumatic tube carrier-units speed transactions and whisk you on your way. Q00tl) OPENING Oct. 21, 1977 Next time you're in a hurry, visit our motor bank. It won't take long. B4nk Hours Mort Tue Th-9-2 Wed Sat - 9-12 Friday.Main Loy 9-I Friday-Dr/ve-/n 9 6:30 KANAWHA UNION BANK Glenville WV for the purpose of transporting members of the hish school dream organization to Parkersburg for performance of "Godpeli", Octob 20. -- Band Director Ierome Wal requested, and the Board approve the addition of the following persona the list of approved chaperones for t Gilmer County Band: |o Ann Wal Anna Wallace. Jenny Kirpetrio Lenita Reale. Mrs. Willard Furr. Be Hamric. Sue Morris. l(aren Dav Yvonne King, Ideil Stump. Mrs. David Sharps, Karen Reaaer. Janet Coffma Mrs. John Cain. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Gainer. Annie Glovar. Lavonne Minig Kesslie Minney. Mr. anti Mrs. Everett Mills. Cheryl Clina. Judy Daviaon and |une Miller. On motion by Janet Deal. seconded by Myrtle Roberts. the Superintendea| was advised to use his own dlacretioui based on availability of funds, ht approving additional teacher requesl for classroom material. The Superintendent informed the Board of the purchase eta set d Workl Book Encyclopedias for each d the, elementary schools, in addition t several new dictionaries. . There was also some discussiom concerning the new Proect Media. and Assistant Superintendent Hardman discussed his upcoming pontation at a state meeting regarding the locfll High School Reading Improvement Program. The Board adtourned at 8 p.m. t meet again in regular selon ak Monday. October 24. III II III1[. I _ | I II Towne Bookstore WE ARE OPEN SUNDAY MORNINGS t0,00 - t2,00 Halloween Cards and Decorations 79 PARK AVENUE by Harold Robbins THE LINCOLN CONSPIRACY GALVESTON COUNTRY GENTLEMAN OUTDOOR LIFE FIELD & STREAM SPORTS AFIELD FUR--FISH- -GAME VALLEY BELL Buttermilk MISTER BEE Potato Chips GOLDEN ISLE 7 a.m. till1 l p.m. 7 Days a week y, October 21, 1977 Friday and Saturday 0niy 201h end 21st Bread 16 Oz. Reg. 3/89' Gallon Reg. $1.00 11 Oz. Reg. 99' 1.29 GOLDEN ISLE Gallon Reg. $ Ice Cream Special on all 16 Oz. Bottled Soft Drinks PEPSI--SPRITE-COKE-7-UP-ETC. 8 Pk. 4/S00.oo $1.19 Reg. $1.79 $1.69 plus deposit