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Page 6B -- The Glenville Democrat/Pathfinder -- Thursday,Oct. 21, 2004 ...... i iii iii iiii ii Country Store The Country Store Museum --- lo- cated just up North Court Street from the comer of West Main --- has been upgraded and is making quite a posi- tive impact on downtown Glenville. If you haven't been to Glenville lately, you probably have missed the activity going on in front of and inside the museum, whiqh is a longtime pres- ervation project of the West Virginia Folk Festival Committee. Dave and Judy Brown, a retired couple who are talented craftspeople and commercial retailers, have re- vamped the museum's displays, held crafts' demonstrations there weekly, and offer some products for sale as a GCHS Homecom- ing Parade & game ' set for Fri., OcL 22 Museum open As the Glenviile State College's fund-miser. Homecoming is taking place this week The museum contains many his- of October 12-16, with the l0 a.m. torical artifacts reminiscent of our parade and 3 p.m. game on this Sat., county's rich agricultural, industrial, the 16th, the Gilmer County High musical and crafts heritages than it School's Homecoming and parade will has for promoting educational and be celebrated later in the month -- on arts and crafts activities. Fri., Oct. 22. On these fall weekends and for the Local school, church, youth, busi- college and high school Homecom- ness and civic organizations are asked ings, the civic-minded Browns, with to enter floats, cars or walking units in thebelpofseveralotherdevotedcom- the two Homecoming Parades. munity volunteers, are keeping the Contact the schools for more de- museum open: Fridays 10 a.m. to 2 tails, or for the High School's Home- p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. to noon. coming, checkoutthe fill-in-the-black Fridays are "learning days for advertisement for your group or orga- crafts, while Saturdays are devoted nization elsewhere in this newspaper for more information. to public tours. ( Registration Deadline is NovemlJer 5, for December Act Test College bound high school students can take the ACT, Assessment on December I !, 2004, the next national test date.The deadline for postmark registration is November 5. The late registration is November 18 (an addi- tional $15 fee is required for late registration.) Students can get regis- tration materials from their guidance counselor or they can register online at www.actstudent, org. ACT scores are accepted by virtu- ally all colleges in the nation, includ- ing all Ivy League schools. The exam is administered in all 50 states. Stu- dents can find the closest testing loca- tion by searching on ACT's website. Some students perform better on the ACT because it is based on achievement, not aptitude. The ACT exam includes four parts: English, reading, mathematics and science. It takes three hours to complete. The test is fee is $28. Free samples tests are available from high school coun- selors and sample questions can be found on ACT;s website which also offers inexpensive practice tests. Beginning in Feburary, 2005, an optional writing test will be added to the ACT Assessment. Since many colleges will not require a writing score, students will only have to take the writing test if their college re- quires it. Otherwise, they may opt for the regular ACT Assessment without the writing test. Students who plan to start college in the fall of 2006 should check with prospective colleges to find out if a writing score is required. Fire Department visits CHILDREN OF CONFIRMATION: Mary Calame, Elizabeth Duskey, Rose Aviles, Gabriel Aviles, Greg Bamberger, Hanna Law, and Joey Burroughs Sacrament of Confirmation on Sunday, Oct. 17th Seven teenagers of Good Shep- themfortwoyears.TheConfirmation Father Edwin Daschbach, SVD. to herd Catholic Church in Glenville received the Sacrament of Confirma- tion on Sunday, October 17 during the 10 am Mass. The youngsters re- ceiving this outpouring of the Holy Spirit were prepared for the sacra- ment by their teacher. Mrs. Patricia Westfall, who has been instructing preparation itself lasts a full year, with students meeting weekly for an hour on Sunday mornings before Mass. The bishop of the diocese o fWheel- ing-Charleston normally administers Confirmation. But due to illness, he delegated Good Shepherd's pastor, confer the Sacrament. Some 90 persons attended the cer- emony, includingmany extended faro- .y a, ily members and invited guests. A )rvi" covered-dish dinner was enjoyed by everyone afterwards at the Senior Center. On October 7, 2004, the Gilmer Glenville Elementary appreci- the school and spending time with County Fire Department came to ates the Gilmer County Fire De- the children to let them know about Glenville Elementary School. partment for bringing the truck to the fire safety rules. Each class got to talk to the .............................. ,.-... ..... .... firemen and see the demonstra- tions. They gave each of the chil- dren a Trick or Treat bag with pencils, rulers, and coloring book. The fire truck visited the school during Fire Prevention Week to -,"....~ ,-. ~.~.~xs.+::-:,,: ::: .-.::,,.:..~:~,?~::;~..- - : ...... explain to the children some of the safety rules about fire: STOP, DROP, and ROLL, don't play with matches, and if there is a f'ue, the fh-st rule is to get out of the house, then call 91 I. The firemen also demonstrated :::: how their fire gear works, the jaws . of life, and other safety equip- ment. DEMONSTRATING FIRE PROTECTION GEAR that t 1 Paid for by: ilmer County Education Association Political Action "ttee Friends and Family Reminisce .-- arvis Reunion The family of Virgie and the late Cecil Jarvis met at the Heritage Park at Spencer to hold their 23rd annual reunion and to honor their mother, Virgie, on her 93rd Birthday. Her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren and friends at- tending were, Francis and Vivian (Jarvis) Finster, Richard and Betty Finster all ofWeston; Laru' and Janet Aylestock of Buckhannon; Darol and Dolores (Jarvis) Lowe, Randy and Lisa Lowe, Jim and Tricia Lowe, Ja- son and Rachel Bennett, Kiersten and Cameron, David and Julie Garrett and Erin all of Spencer; John and Bridgett Lowe and Alex of Ripley: Gary and Susan (Jarvis) Roberts, Cody and Cory Roberts, Keith and Cheryl Roberts, Michael, Jonathan and,~Katy. Kathy. Conley, Chad and Jeremy, all of Mill- stone; Kelly Cottrill and Christian of Orma; Kristy Carder and Kameron of Hurricane; Judy (Jarvis) Rolhson, Lori Garrett and Nicholas, all of~lill- stone; Kim Parrish, Shay and Skyler of Spencer: Steve and Jenna Jett, Nekki and Kelsey of Orma; Roger and Julia Jarvis of Mount Zion, Karen (Jarvis) Roberts, Laura Murphy, Rachelle and Shania, of Five Forks; Jill Roberts and Casey Stewart of Glenville; Scott Plumley of Hurri- cane; Bill and Barbara Kincaid, and Loretta Griffen of Spencer; Sue Moore, Bonnie Jones, Crystal Wil- son and Christopher of Frametown and the Honored Guest Virgie Jarvis. Julie Garrett presented her grand- m other with a birthday cake, and many gifts were received. Vivian Finster gave the blessing for the noon meal that was enjoyed by all. After a short business meeting, our annual auction was held with Darol Garrett Lowe as our auctioneer. Julia Garrett donated a Longaberger basket.that wassignedby Virgie and all her children: It was bought by Janet Aylestock. Our annual Yankee Swap will be held December 11, 2004 at the Heri- tage Park. We missed seeing our aunts and cousins this year and we hope to see you all next year in September for our 24th reunion. Burkhamer to celebrate 50th Elmer D. Burkhamer and Beulah A. Lowther Burkhamer celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with family and friends on October 10. 2004, with a reception in the church of the Nazarene in York, South Caro- lina, hosted by their children. They were married on October 10, 1954 in Linn, by the Reverend Brian Blair. Mrs. Burkhamer is the daugh- ter of Okey R. and Dora I. Lowther. Mr. Burkhamer is the son of Ammon and Opal S. Burkhamer. Their children are Kevin B. Burkhamer and his wife Jean Marie Burkhamer of Rock Hill, SC, Karla B. Cooper and her husband Phillip W. Cooper ofWinnnsboro, SC; Karen L. Walsh, of Chester, SC Kendal R. Burkhamer, deceased and Kerry R. B urkhamer deceased. Their grandchildren are Kevin "Rhett" Burkhamer, Amanda J. Burkhamer, and Christain "Chris" S. Burkhamer, Kaitlyn "Kaity" D. Hill and Gordon "Clay" Hampton. They also have seven step-grandchildren and four step great-grandchildren. Congratulations from your family with love and appreciation on your first 50 yrears of marriage. Coming to Darryl Richmond in rt uthern Gospel At Its Best! 7:00 p.m Friday, Oct. 22.7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23 In Best Western's Conference Room (limited seating) General Public Invited Church Groups Welcome Come see a cartoon character and Get into the hofiday spirit before photograph your child with him. Christmas at the Gospel Sing! Tickets $10-adults.$5-12 and undero$8-Students Owing to the limited seating capacity, seat reservations are recommended, but not necessary. 12- 3 p.m. I live cartoon --I I