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Page 10A --- The Glenville Democrat/Pathfinder -- Thursday, Oct. 21,2004 Mollohan seeks ir treatment for rural ambulance services Medicare needs to fix the fee sched- "In rural areas, the base rates and theproblemmostruralprovidersface: ule that is shortchanging ambulance mileage payments are so low that the their inability to spread fixed costs providers in West Virginia and sev- disparity between providers' costsand over a sufficient volume of services. eral other states, Congressman Alan Medicare's payments is even greater As a result, low-volume providers B. Mollohan said recently, than urban areas," the lawmakers are losing money every day," they Mollohan, D-W.Va.,joineda biparti- wrote, wrote. san group of lawmakers Friday in sign- The problem persists despite a re- The lawmakers suggest that in ing a letter that asks the Government cent increase in the base rate for some studying the issue, GAO should ex- Accountability Office (GAO) to take a rural providers and a bonus for long amine the policies that have been de- closelookatdisparitiesinthereimburse- ambulance trips taken under certain velopedtoheipotherlow-volumepro- ment rates that the federal government conditions, they said. riders such as rural hospitals and phy- pays for ambulance services. "These payments do not address sicians. INSTRUMENTS T NEEDED!: 6 H grade students in Gilmer Cou0ty schools need instru- mentsZ:' axophones, flutes, clarinets, nare drums, and xylophone bells. Have a used instument? Willing to donate it? Instrument dona- tions may be taken to your local elementary school: Glenville, Normantown, Sand Fork, or Troy. If you have any questions, please call your school. Your State Senator Democrat Braxton • Gilmer • Harrison • Lewis Paid for by Sharpe for Senate Committee, Tom Sharpe, Treasurer Su By Joseph J. Mazzella nows My Saint Bernard, Buddy, is anfood at dinner, a nice long belly rub amazing dog. He may just be a genius and head scratch combination, an ice as far as dogs go. He may even be a cube fresh out of the freczer, or a long, genius as far as humans go. Buddy enjoyablewalkoutside. Buddyknows seems to know exactly' what life is all that all the time can be quality' time if about at the tender young age of 10 you do what you do with the energy months. I'm 38 years old and still and delight that is in your heart and working on it. Every single day I find mind. thatmyyoung, wise, 150poundpuppy When Buddy play's, he play, s hap- professor has another special lesson pily; when Buddy sleeps,, he sleeps for me to learn, contentedly, and when Budd? loves. Buddy knows for instance that it is he loves joyously. always the right time for a hug even if I am sure that Buddy has a lot more a little doggy drool accompanies it. to teach me, my wife, and my kids in Buddy knows that life is a feast of the years we will spend together• I good things, whether they come in a only hope that I am a student worthx dog bowl or whether you have to stick of his genius. I still thank God for him your head on the table to enjoy them. every day. Buddy knows that rest is an impor- I hope that all of you, too, find a rant part of life. It doesn't matter if it "Buddy'" in your life. I hope that all of comes from lying in the sunshine in youfindaGod-giventeacher, whether the middle of the day. snoring on your two-legged or four-legged, that shows blanket at night, or sneaking up onto you what is important about life and the bed after evewone else is sleep- remindsyouevery, day that Love is the ing. only' thing that matters. I hope that all Buddy' knows that people always of you take ttlese lessons to heart, live enjoy sharing the joy and love that them well, and always share them con fill their hearts to overflowing, with the world. This sharing can be the last bite of Looking for great deals on buying or selling merchandise? Needing a special service? Wanting to buy a home in Gilmer County or in this region? You can find anything and everything you want on this Regional Marketplace page or on one of the other pages in The Glenville Democrat or Pathfinder. Flatwoods Days Inn Presents a Haunted Halloween Dinner Theratre and Dance on October 30 & 31 Doors will open at 6:00 pm with a cash bar and dancing until 12:30 am. The haunting theatre production, "The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde," wilt- commence at 7:30 pm. Dinner will be served from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm (Beastly Prime Rib, Ghoulish Grilled Chicken Breast...). Costume contests, with prizes. Guests will stay overnight, w~h a complimentary breakfast buffet. Call 765-5055 for more information and reservations. STONEWALL GENERAL STORE 135 Main Street, Weston, WV Phone: 269-4335 Authonzed Cats Meow Dealer Rothschild Dips and Sauces Dealer Now Serving - BBQ Sandwiches Daily • Hot Pretzels Dipped Ice Cream oMilkshakes ,Muffins • Root Beer Floats -8-Flavors of Hand • Waffle Cone -Black Cherry Soda -Strawberry Cream --Cream Soda -Root Beer 43range Cream Soda -Coke ANTIQUES Wood Furniture, Beds, Glassware, Baskets, Ston eware, Soy Candles. SHOP IN AN OLD TIME ATMOSPHERE Hours: Mon. thru Fri. 10 am - 5 pm and Sat. 10 am - 4 pm Sun. Buy locally and keep the tax base growing in this area! / Courteous Service Quick Loans Buy, Sell, Trade and ..end Dollars on Jewelry, Guns, Musical Instruments, Electronics, etc. Hours: Mon. - Sat. 10-5 Closed Sunday Located in Flatwoods Outlet Ylall next to Tom~ 765-3500 SELL OR LEASE [ WATSON TRUCKING ST('RAGE I. I ® CELLULARONE® iit!! ON FA[NER I I Authorized Dealer iAUTHORIZEDREPRESENTATIVE Office: 304-684-CELL (2355) 40 Foot and 20 foot [ :! i~::!ii~i~ l Melissa "Missy" Bartlett, owner or 304-643-2800 Sale Price - $1,550.00 to $2,550.001 I 124 E. Main St. Cellular: 304-299-2139 Lease Price - $100.00 per month ! | Harrisville, WV 26362 Fax: 304-684-CELL (2355) plus transportation.I ~ Expert Repairs Authorized |The only coast to coast Walkie E-Mail: m-ii-dI Gravely Dealer ,{,j I - Talkie is here! missvscellular@zoominternet.net south of Weston on Rt. 19. ! Buy-Sell-Trade u Ir-l-800-827-4551 , • • . .. • a-'.. , Phone 269-3516 I Richard's Lawn & Garden- ... ,.,,qpencer ] NOW OPEN AND READY TO WORK TO HELP YOU WITH ALL YOUR HOME NEEDS. Electrical, Remodeling, Plumbing, Ditching, Septic Systems, Road Building, Farm Clean-up, Creek Clean-Up & Etc. all Don at 304-462-772 STOP 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 • 30,000 Tax: 2000 484 Tax: 2003 -2 150 Savings 2,634 40,000 2,221 49 2,172 50,000 60,000 3,721 5,221 1 549 3 049 2,172 2,172 • • 47 East Main Street, Buckh'annon, WV 304-473-0011 Religious • Fiction ° Romance • Cooking ° Quilting Sports • Crafts • Ham Radio Books & Software Plus much more! OOO OOOOOOOoooooooooon'oooQQooOtOO Visit our fantastic gift shop, where you will find something interesting, for everyone you know. 000000000000000000 It is well worth the drive. Plan to stay awhile & browse the many rooms of books, including our children's room, made just for Kids! 000 • • • • O00000000tO000000000 Open Every Day of the Week, Except Sundays I0:00 am. til 6:00 pm. I Don't Buy Your Fall Rifle, Shotgun or Pistol Until You Have Been to the Gilmer County Nov. 6- 7 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday Gilmer County Recreation Center Buy, Sell or Swap For Information Call Phil Cunningham, 462-8654 Chicken SelectsTM Are Back! McDonald's reintroduces one of your all-time favor- ites, Chicken Selects. Hearty strips of breaded chicken breast, with 3 new dipping sauces to cus- tomize to your taste; Hot Buffalo Sauce, Creamy Ranch or Tangy Mustard. Available in 3, 5 or 10 strips, and of course, all are available in Extra Value • Meal combinations. Select yours today! Open 5:ooam Mon-Sat 6:ooam on Sundays Shake it Up! Our triple thick milkshakes are always just right, day or night, i McDonald's of Glenville 462-5OLO A uro DETAILING "Detailing At Its Finest"" Professional Services Offered: Wash Only, Inside Cleaned, Wax, Steam Seats, Steam Carpet, Engine Cleaned. * Call for an appointment! Mon. - Fri. • 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. P.O. Box 159 • Gienfdle, WV 26351. (304) 4624881 i 11~ Iqo~ Wn~o m R~ 0 Fast, easy installation 0 Goes directly over old roof -Won't rust or corrode Reduces noise • Provides added insulation ROOFING SALE! Red. Gray "IN r lima i l l i i i BIIB I I {Your (hoke] I i I I I II i Fee [xtmguid.Kq 1118~1 Smoke Alarm or Fire_ Extinguisher amn mnn m nil nm I'n~llliID ilnl~ I I I I I I i ! I I I I I I I I I I I I 238 Depot Street- PO Box 110 Weston, WV 26452 (304) llll I lainn lillnn m|lllI I I I I ! I I I I __1