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Page 6A -- The Glenville Democrat/Pathfinder -- Thursday, Oct. 21, 2004 -- IN STOCK- • Refrigerators • Dishwashers • Gas Ovens Electric Ovens Store Hours: • Microwave • Freezers • Washers • Dryers Mon.-Fri. • 8-3 Sat. Ovens 315 W. Main St. • 462-5631 F Continued from Page 1 bail per defendant. At Foodland on Monday morning, the supermarket seemed back to nor- mal, with store employees being ALVOID MAYS cheerful and helpful to cus- couldn't re- tomers. Steve member any Farrell, gen- recent armed eral managerrobberies in of Facemire this county, Foods chain of which is ordi- supermarketsnarilyvery and a Glen- quiet and ville resident, crime free. states with a "About 22-23 sigh of relief, years ago, I "We're just recall that the glad that no one was hurt. That was our biggest concern." Mr. Fen'ell spoke highly of the fast police action in this incident. In fact, County Deputy Sheriff Casey Jones had secured the scene after the robbery Friday night. "I made sure that all of the Foodland doors were locked, that the employees and witnesses stayed in place and took all necessary precautions in case the sus- pects were still around," he described. His boss, Chief Deputy Jimmy Moss TRAV~ GAR~N post office and store at Newberne were robbed by an armed man," he said. This unusual incident was the main conversation around town all week- end, but it didn't derail the Pioneers from getting a Homecoming victory. Continued from Page 1 and why the PSD's employees weren't keeping the office open longer hours? Responding, PSD employee, Sherry Luzader, outlines that since Mr. James's complaints were printed in the newspaper, several PSD custom- ers have called up to voice their sup- port of the agency's staff. Mrs. Lawson adds that they will meet with any customer whenever it's necessary, even if it's after hours. Board member Nelson Smith emphasizes that the "no parking" signs are needed because of Stalnaker criticized Mr. James for re- stating the same complaints every meeting. "We (the Board members) are scrutinized by every agency that has a say in our operations and the County Commission as well," he af- firms, propounding, "I will not let you run this meeting. Your complaints are starting to fall on deaf ears." With that, James sat back in his seat and became quiet. In other business, the PSD -- • Accepted the low bid of $2,950 from Harris & Co., of Weston, to the weekends, because the Fire De- . handle the agency's annual audit and partment fills up the lot and the PSD staff workers can't get their vehicles out to service customers, if an emer- gency arises. Finally, with a firm hand, Chair Bill Country Store vol- unteers meeting called, important business on annual report; • Approved the payment of $40,110.87 in bills; • Set the next regular meeting for Mon., Nov. 8; • Okayed two administrative agree- ments with Region VII Planning and Development Council for handling the paperwork on the Normantown and SR 5 projects ($30,000 and $50,000, respectively); and • Adjourned the 7 p.m. meeting at about 8:15 p.m. 000 Continued from Page 1 The sentencing was preceded by a jury trial on August 11, according to Gilmer Prosecutor Gerry Hough. "The (petit)jury found him guilty in almost record time," he recalls. In guarded comments since the child is a niinor, he explains that the court did not want publicity at the time of the trial because of the victim's young age. She wore sun glasses, as she recounted the difficult task of describing the preliminary actions of the perpetrator and the rape itself before the jury, he said, adding that the accused was arrested after she reported the incident and her injuries to a school official. By law, the BOE official was required to inform the prosecutor of the sexual assault and to get law enforcement intervention, the Gilmer prosecutor outlines. Hardman's Home Center burglar- ized last week, tools stolen Either late Tues. night, Oct. 12 or early Wed. morning, Oct. 13, Hardman's Home Center was broken into and burglarized, according to a Glenville City Police Report. Police Chief John Moss, who is heading the investigation, relates that when sales clerk, Ray Mathews, arrived at the store early Wednesday morning, the back door was found pried open. Several hundreds of dollars of tools were stolen. '"They took tools, such as drills, screw drivers, pliers and items like that," he said. If anyone in the general public knows anything about this incident, please contact Chief John Moss at 462-7411. Right now the Glenville PD is searching for clues in the robbery. ~en-~ group's agenda At 2 p.m. on Fri., Oct. 29, a special meeting of the volunteers at the Folk : : Festival's Country Store Museum will i We have some very important D al$ now being Dd regul 500 business to discuss, including the pos- ..... sibility of keeping the museum open i GLENVILLE FOODLANDtS N£W Y'REFU-R " ........................................ Brown, the museums curator and ;~ifL~:~!!:"""':~...~'ii':i~:~:: STOREFRONT AT HAYS CITY-- SCENE OF GILMER COUNTY'S manager, states. FIRST ARMED ROBBERY IN TWO DECADES As of now, the museum will close| at the end ofthis month for the winter, i i .... l [ but will reopen next spring, he says.I ' F : Gllmer PSD calls I suem~ CAa. 4 DL - 4X4- V6 ~ml£ • Atrro • Am ~'~ ...... ~ " 4X4 - 4-DIL • &0 ENG. • AUTO • AIR ~. g P J.,EATIIER I~TERIOR • C D PLA YER special meeting , , ... . I STEP BAR ° GOOD LOOKING TRUCK! ~ v ,F In addition to its regular meeting on ~ :::i!! . Mon., Nov. 8, the Gilmer County I ......... ., .... Public Service District will call a sec- I $/ ..... : ............... , ond, but special meeting in Novem- 295 4,500 berstarting at 7 p.m. on Tues., Nov. 16 at Gilmer County High School s Corn-i mons Area, the purpose of the special 1 1995 MAROON FORD F.150 XLT 4X4 1999 GREY I BLACK BoTr0M CItEVY 1500 LS meeting is to explain a new project lSHORT ata) wrrn Ln~R • ~ O'L r_.'~;~r~ S-~ gx'rgh'm~ CAll • 4X4 • V8 £/qGINE 1 MANUAL TRANSMISSION • POWEIt WINDOWS ~ POWER ~WS • POWF.R DOOR LOCKS and its $100 tap-on fee for the upcom- I row oooat c .c. sm-rs = • cert a.amL = ing waterline to take in Gluck Run, I Quality Trade-ins are being acquired daily! SR 5, and related areas, according to a posted document at the Courthouse 732 Elk Street • Gassaway, WV 26624 • 304-364-5155 GET-AWAY VEHICLE -- THE ROBBERY SUSPECTS USED THIS and PSD office. Fordetails, call either 1995 BLACK NISSAN MAXIMA IN THE HIGH SPEED CHASE Brenda Lawson or Sherry Luzader at THAT FOLLOWED THE HOLD-UP AT FOODLAND 462-4272. II I Q I I I 4~ Ask the Q: What is the best method of finding The National Cancer Institute (NCI) ages 36 to 39. out whether they can cause cancer in For example, pesticides fit both catego- breast cancer early? recommendsthatallwomenintheir40s Women can get mammograms in animalsandhumans.Thousandsofsub- ties. They affectmany people because A: A high-quality mammogram (x- and older have a mammogram every breast clinics, hospital radiology de- stances could be tested. However, the they are used in and around the home rays of the breast) combined with a one to two years. Women who are at partments, mobile vans, private radiol- tests are expensive and take a lot of and can be found in small amounts in clinical breast exam by a health care higher-than-average risk forthe disease ogy offices, and doctors' offices, time. For example, a study on whether foods. And people in farming commu- provider is the most effective way to should talk with their health care pro- Call the National Cancer Institute's a certain chemical can cause cancer in nities are exposed to high levels of find breast cancer early, videraboutwhentobeginmammograms CancerInformation Service at l-g00-4- rats may cost several million dollars pesticides. Mammograms can find tumors that and how often to have them. CANCER for more information onand take several years to complete. For Naturally, scientists also rely on pub- are too small felt. The results of A screening mammogram generally breast cancer and how to find Food and this reason, not all substances can be lished reports. This could be a report severallargestudiesshowedthatscreen- costs between $100 and $150. In most Drug Administration-certified tested, from a laboratory study showing that a ingmammogramshelpreducethenum- states, healthinsurancecompaniesmust mammography facilities. Scientists consider certain factors substance can cause human cells to be- ber of breast cancer deaths among pay all or part of the cost of the test. when they make decisions about which come abnormal. Or it could be a report women aged 40 to 69. The test is espe- Medicare pays 80 percent of the cost of Q: Howdoscientistsdecide whichsub, substances to test. Substances likely to showing that people exposed to a cer- cially effective among women aged 50 an annual screening mammogram for stances to test as possible causes of be selected include those that affect a tain chemical in a particular workplace and older. Research has not shown that beneficiaries age 40 and older and one cancer? large numberofpeople orthose to which or geographic area are getting cancer at it benefits younger women, baseline mammogram for beneficiaries A: Scientists test substances to find exposure levels have been very high. higher rates than expected. For more information on substances that have been studied for their cancer- causing effects, read the Report on Car- cinogens at the National Toxicology Program Web site at http://ntp- The National Cancer Institute's Can- cer Information Service (CIS) is one of the country's most trusted resorrces. "Ask the CIS" is distributed by the Mid Atlantic CIS, which serves the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia. Call the CIS toll-free at 1-800-4-CANCER (1-800-422-6237) between 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. 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