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I @ A Gilmer Graphics, Inc. Newspaper Published By and For Gilmer County People Single Copy Price 15c [Incl. Tax] GLE VILLE, GILM COUNTY. WV 26351 Friday, November 14, 1978 79 of Glenville week by the Grand Jury homicide, a Wfl- Judicial set at $1.000 and for trial at a to Lane Smith, was charged in collision on 31 in which a was fatally injured. of Mr. and Mrs. Kent, O., died six Hospital Fiat sports car with a pickup Hardman for Mr. and Mrs. Was also hospital- facial cuts. a Also indicted by the grand jury were: Bmdl Ray McHmuT of Linn, and F,~maard Lee McHenry of Weston, on a felony charge of unlawful wounding of Stephen Peters of Weston. The McHenry brothers were arrested by State Police on September 1. Bond for each was set at $1,000. They will appear for trial at a later date. Charl E. Baisd of Cox's Mills. on a felony charge of grand larceny in connection with the theft of tools and a power saw belonging to his employer at the time S.V. Linkinegger. owner of a saw mill at Bull Fork. Baisden was arrested by State Police on September 5. Paul H. Woodford II was appointed by Judge Kidd to represent Baisden. Bond was set at $1,000. Baisden will appear for trial at a later date. Edd~ Paul Jackson of Glenville, on a felony charge of possession of marijuana with intent to deliver. Jackson was arrested September 24 by State Police. He will be represented by Y Joseph Wagner. a court-appointed ", counsel, and will appear for trial at a J "~b later date. He is incarcerated at 41,t~ Gilmer County jail in lieu of $2,000 hail. A javmflla, on a felony charge of burglary of a stereo record } player/radio, 8-track tape player and ~ i ~B speakers owned by Robert Lee Swallows, formerly of GlenviLle. The youngster, arrested by State Police last August 31. will be arraigned in juvenile court at a later date. In addition, Edg~ J. Jones of Sand Fork was found not guilty by the petit jury of a misdemeanor charge of resisKug arrest last July when he was arrested by former Glanville Police Officer Clifford Manlay. Two additional charges of resisting arrest will be tried this week. Mm, vtn Hlnk of near Glenville was arrested last April and later released on $500 bond. Michael Dobbins of Grand Camp Run was arrested last winter by former Glanville Police Chief Nolan Ritchie. He was later released on $1.000 bail. i 7 a ,# / %. f, bavilb youth se=tuced f~' ~1~ ~ MAYOR DELBI~r L DAVIDSON isn't visible in this photo but he personally supervised street paving pro~ect for three iaCounty Planning and to the Governor's Office of days in dty. st Thursday to Federal-State Relations for review,. A 15-yeer-oldGlenvfllayonth was ......... sentencedlast Monday by William M. F, enlon MeacIows ~.n~erpr~ses. o~paving job. Mayor Davidson and city For the city. this was the FIUD Discretionary They will then be forwarded to HUD s Kidd, Juvenile Court Judge. to anGassaway~:ompleted the city s $35.000 officials maintained careful traffic paving job. overall, in a number ms. according toPittsburgh office. indeterminate term at the Industrial street pavmg lob last week in record control and supervised the paving,years, according to Davidson. Ron Burke. The grant program offers eligible D.a, vidson complained of sore feet 'And we did all of Camden Flats, ' County Commis- community applicants a maximum of School for Boys at Pruntytown for the time due to unusually good weather attempted rar~ of a voune city woman and an extremely organized mayor, as he ' stayed right with the spreader Brooklyn and streets in the business bsps which would $500,000 for development pro}acts, last Octo'---/>sr 3"-1. " .... We've never had cooperation and inspected every pound of asphalt district, ' he said. [eats to become West Virginia is allocated $5.09 The tuvenfle was arrested on from any city like this before," that went down." Elm, Jones, and Halestreetswere d flood insurance, million. HUD awarded Glenvilla Friday Novemt,=r 7 bv State Police Meadows remarked after his 21-man "lwanted, to make certain the citypaved over for the flrst time, aftercity nty has adopted $155,000 last summer for construction after "an inteusiWve mvesti~ation H: crew completed an estimated five days got its money s worth, he said. workers prepared a gravel base. resolutions and a of a new 300,O00-gallon water tank.--- -- " - pavmg" lob" in three days and two The mayor said he borrowed Paving began at 7:30a. m. Monday Irmit system. One was placed in custody at the Gilmer _ police band walkie-talkies from and the operation concluded at 10 a; ~g the appropriate , ,, ~'~ County Jail prior to a hearing onnours. VII Planning and ~" -C, itJz~ll ~tJtJ(~ cJ~| Monday before Judge Kid~L The judge The paving job took 1,341 tons of Glenvi~e State College Security Police m. Thursday. Crews worked 12 hours ai assigned Paul H. Woodford II as the blacktop at a low bid price of $26.50 a to augment the city s supply in order to day. t at Buckhannon Yet, there were complaints froml ' s Office of defendant s counsel and the youngster ton, accordin~ to Mayor Delbert L.facilitate the paving job. '~J~J~'e~t~" Joining him in maintaining an evencity residents.. ,, ns, tim count,/ pleaded guilty to a charge of attempted Davidson. City Council authorized the flow of traffic and guiding the paving "Why wasn t Main Street paved, rape. The youth, who ~ot be named m~yor to spend $30,000 in federal operation were Police Chef Oa|~a~ "~*~themaiorcomp~aint, accordi~g~o for flood @~t~ ~'~ ~a~ of hi~ age~ co'did remain at ~..,~ue ~haring m~e~ specif~ally ~..~. Officer Robert Go',~r~h, ~v~O, ...... to Dr Burke. Del. Harold V. Long has .... str lm isst . Glenvflle Utility Manager Mike Main Street is n, pre-applica- birthday. They also authorized the mayor to to last year's, notifiedBronksE. Smith, chairman According to a policer report, a allow the paving firm to cover Duellw/. Rick Lawson. Kevin Garrett, respo, nsibt ty,' he noted. 'It's of the Public Service Commission young woman was attacked in her privately owned driveways in the city John Moore, and Paul Gillespie. state s. Main Street is part to apply for Housing Inspector Robert Minnigh I'm working on that to get the to further upsrade of a petition signed by 884 persons apartment in Glenville after ret~urning as long as the jobs were paid in in the 23rd Delegate District from work. She repulsed the attacker, advance, manned the phones in the Mayor's Department of Highways to get that job system, as is including Gilmer County, protest- who fled on foot along the Little office and helped coordinate commun- done." Commission is reports on ing "unrealistic increases of Kanawha River, leaving several Eighteen residents and businessications as well as relaying police Of course, finishing early was develop, electric cost imposed upon the articles of clothing and footprints paid $5,855,45, The city paid calls, with Meadows. tennis citizens by Monongahela Power behind. Police apprehended the $29,681.05. It was the first time that "Traffic control went so smoothly, "Davidson is the most Davidson had ever estimated a paving we never had to request that people person I've ever met," he said. "We services Co. suspect exactly one week after thejob. "Coming that close on the estate move their cars for the paving crews," didn't have to worry about a thing. It Long told Smith that he and attack. ambulance DeL Billy B. Burke presented the was pretty good for the first time," he said Davidson. "We phoned people in all went very smooth. I'll come back measures. entity is petition to the House of Delegates, said. advance and the streets were always here anytime; you won't have to call theywant," said expressing "alarm over rapidly ~ J'~ S~ ~[r Along with the exact pricin__g of the clear." me twice," he said. we increasing costs." Long also asked Smith and theWl y Cm /gn Moore prov/des $12,000 for two c s the pre-spldica- PSC to "give most careful attention Responding to a request by Mayor money to be spent on a new police was turned down because of state fuel out by November to any increase requested by Gilmer County has raised $226 - Delbert L. Davideon, the Governor's cruiser, Davidson said. The new purchase cutbacks. must he Monongahela. Our citizens are in the highest total ever collected - for T.L. Craig, director of the Road dire need of your help." Manpower Program will provide crtflsar was purchased last October 11 VII Planning and the 1976 United Way Campaign. in Buckhannon kL ~, ~ according to Rev. Edward D. Bayer. $12,000 for two employees for the city, for$2,702 in trade for the old car. The Commission's Equipment Division, said - " according to a letter to Davidson from total sum includes registration and in a letter of Dav-idson "we do have a Gee. Arch A. Moore Jr. related fees. few governmental bodies who are still purchasing fuel from us; however, we The city will hire a police trainee Mayor Davidson reported that an are cutting back at each of these and a water department worker for effort to purchase untaxed gasoline for locations and ultimately will have to Glenvflla Utility. Davidson said. city vehicles from the State Road cease the sale of fuel to all such The additional income freed Commission garage in Gilmer County governmental es." Ibsebtlu Imsers A resolution honoring the memory of ALum Arbuclde, librarian at Glanville State College for 34 years. was conferred at the 60th annual W. Va. Library Association Conference at Lakeview Inn and Country Club, MorKantown, last October 30. . " MAss Arbuckle was the sister of John E. Arbuckle. Kanawha Union Bank president. The resolution reads, in part: "Alma Arbuckle, deceased 1075...for 34 years served as librarian at GSC where she was noted for dry wit, pcq)ular with students and adults in the community...the W. Vs. Library Association by unanimous* acclaim, does hereby extend remembrances to the memory of Alma Arbuckle...and that a resolution be sent to the Robert F. Kidd Library and to the family of the recipient." ..... Ibmefft bib scr.mble Made, Imp end ioad at Orlando Coal strip mine. Lynch it=. yJ dS $40 to scoots fire h- were squelched when a well pump Glanvilla fireflghters were sum- A benefit four-mile motorcycle story house shorted out due to the fire. But the monad last Wednesday. Nov. 5 to a fire race this past weekend yielded $40 for Moore. firefighters, a branch of the Gilmer at an Orlando Coal Co. strip mine on the Gilmer County Boy Scouts. last week. County Volunteer Fire Department, Lynch Run. An end loader owned byTwenty-six riders pushed their Chief Ed quickly put out the blaze. Dave Hooter of Gaadeevilla caught fire bikes for three hours over a tortuous "That's the big advantage of when a hydraulic ell line burst, four-alia cmarse at Almost Heaven fire, which having a fire truck at Normantown to according to Nicholso raceway in a here scramble sponsored on Monday. respond in that area." said Grog It was first reported that theby Harold Staats of Balpre. O. Many~ to two Nicholson. assistant county fire chief, alarm was due tea brushfire near the riders were from the Balpre-Parkers- ~ damage to who praised the quick work of mining area. but the Glenville burg area. Normantown firefighters. "It would department's pumper soon responded Nineteen trophies were awarded arrived on thereally be great ff we could sign up to extinguish the blazing vehicle, at with first place going to Gary Metz of ~ mid Temy Fr~, married couple a~din| ~ ~.m~ ~, to some additional volunteers in that about 4 p. m. Nic~ said the largeGlanville. Another area biker, Kurt~ with GSC marc~ band, ~nle plays cymbals, Tony ~~, a gardan hose area." end louder was a total loss. Ellyson. placed 18th.