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November 15, 1984

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!: 52540 0 GLENVILLE, GILMER COUNTY WV 1 Single Copy Prlce--23 cents plus tax Thursday, November 15, 1984 right, Mrs. Frances Fitzwater pins pin on her son, Wristoo, as Scoutmaster AI Lambert Fitzwater, Wriston's father look on. Bayard Young) By Bayard Young day School teachers at the Ot- terbein Church. Nelson Wells, Boy Scouts of America Glen- an Eagle Scout, gave the Eagle ville Troop 79 held a Court of Scout Charge. Honor to bestow the rank of Wriston Fitzwater is the Eagle Scout on Wriston Fitz- 13-year-old son of Lambert and water of Glenville on OctoberFrances Fitzwater. He joined 28, 1984. the Boy Scout Troop 79 in The ceremony was held in the January 1982. He has moved ' Otterbein Church, where rapidly through the various Wriston is a member. The ranks. He made a trail at Cedar master of ceremonies was Creek State Park to attain the Richard E. Couglin from Elkins,Star Rank. The Life Rank was Central West Virginia Council earned by serving as janitor for Commissioner of the Highland the Otterbein Church for one District, Boy Scouts of America. month. His Eagle Service project The invocation was given by involved organizing the building Reverend Joe Hatcher, pastor ofof a fence and planting shrubs the church, around the church cemetery Members of Troop 79 per- and property. Men of the church i formed the ceremony of lighting removed the old fence, dug post the red, white, and blue candies, holes, and sanded the pipe after The honor guards were Eagles a welder constructed the new Mark Couglin of Elkins, and fence. With his fellow Scouts. Alan Biltips of Glenville, who Wriston rust-proofed and escorted Wriston to the stage, painted the fence. The youth He was joined by his parents,group cleaned the grounds and Lambert and Frances Fitzwater. planted shrubs. This project ac- Scoutmaster A[ Billips cumulated 215 man hours. presented Wriston with the Additionally, he has com- Eggle pin which was applied to pleted twenty-four Merit his uniform by his mother. Badges. He has held the offices of Scribe, Historian, and Wriston also presented Quartermaster. ceremonial pins to each of his Wriston is now Patrol Leader parents, and an ordeal member of the Steve Anderson of Buckhan- Order of the Arrow, Buckhan- non, National Eagle Scout non Lodge 527. He is interested Association representative, in- in aeronautical engineering and stalled Wriston in the NESA. hopes to become a pilot. The Voice of the Eagle was Glenville Boy Scout Troop 79 presented by D vid Tones. and is sponsored by the Glenvtlle the EaRle Scout poem was read G0 d Shepherd Catholic by Judd Kirkpatrick, both Sun- Church. Glenville State College President William K. Simmons (left) and former president Harry B. H erd_n (right)were honored as recipients of the Distinguished Wut Awards presented by Governor John D. Rockefeller, IV. The presidents were accorded the ststns of Iaminzut ed West Virginlans in recognition of ou andin$ merit the hfghast esteem of service in hisher educe- President Simmons has served as prmddent of Glenville State College since 1977 and as actin8 chancellor of the West Vtrgud8 Board of Regents from 1 %4 t. Simmor is a graduate of GSC, West Virginia University and Ohio University. Dr. Heflin served as president of Glenvllle State Coilese from 1947-64. He has served in various capacities at West Vh inia University including interim president. Dr. Heflin, a native of Rltchie County, iS a graduate of GSC, Georse Peabody Collese and the University Pittsbursh. z j~ Peters receives John M. Peters of Glenville joined an elite group of FFA achievers recently. John receiv- ed the highest FFA degree of membership--that of American Farmer. Along with 700 other outstanding FFA'ers, the Gilmer-chapter member was honored at the 57th National FFA Convention in Kansas City, Missouri. Always a highlight of the con- vention, the American Farmer degree ceremony included the presentation of a certificate and gold key to John as he walked across the convention stage in front of thousands of FFA members. The American Farmer pro- gram is a special project of the National FFA Foundation. co- sponsored by J I Case, A Ten- neco Company, Racine, Wiscon- sin; The Nation's Federal Land Banks, Englewood, Colorado: The Nation's Production Credit Associations. Englewood. Col- orado; Pioneer Hi-Bred Interna- tional, Inc., Des Metrics, Iowa and NA-CHURS Plant Food Com- pany, Marion. Ohio. DEDICATED---I/r: Frank Rogucki. Arnold P. Estanh:h, and Fr. Elmer Nadicksbernd, of the Gl nvlfle Good Shepherd Catholic in one of the classrooms of the Arnold P. Center which was dedicated October (Photo by yard Yonns} Years. a large area of the Glenville Catholic Church for storage. Now three airy Father Elmer S.V.D.. became t Church a year ago, the area could be classrooms for For the past with the help of a next-door has helped on since the was brought to l South Chalreston, Frank Rogucki, of the the conversion to three classrooms. 28, the Arnold P, Moody Cathecetical Center was dedicated. An inscribed bronze plaque showing the name is mounted on a wall of one of the classrooms. The dedication was followed by a dinner in the social room also attended by Mr. and Mrs. Moody as guests. Father Elmer suggested the name since Mr. Moody has a long history of helping with the physical problems and maintenance of the church structure. While he is a Methodist, because of his unselfish and willing assistance when needed, some members of the congregation kiddingly refer to him as the assistant priest. When the resident priest has to be absent, Mr. Moody unlocks the church for those who wish to make a visit during the day and locks the door when evening f:,O~les. Mr. ldm (right} of Consolidated Gas Co. of Ciarksbur8, presents Dr. WIIBam K. Simmons, president of Glenville State C_allege, with their annual contribution to the Glenvme State Cotlese General Fund. The $1,000 will be used in awm.ding 8cholarshiim to eHsJ- ble students. higher education," said pre _dent Simmons. "Con- ted's annual gift speaks to their comm/t- mont in assisting obtain an education." The v.b Democrat WILL BE CLOSED Tt-_mud and Fdday Nov. 22 and 23 will be pabllshed m mual.. John M. Peters of GlenviUe is gratulated by Bill Caraway (right}, National FFA tary, on his achieve- ment of the American Farmer degree. The degree was awarded in a ceremony at the 57th National FFA Conven- tion, held in Kansas City, November 8-10. ~.'. i" , ,,". ~ d,, , r ;r r - Surplus food products will be distributed in Gilmer County on November 15 and 16, 1984 at the Gilmer County Recreation Center in GlenviUe between the hours of 8:30 a,m. and 3:30 p.m. New legislation stipulates that the surplus food is to be distributed to low-income and unemployed persons based on household income guidelines set forth by state govern- ment. Therefore. all distributions will be based on gross family household income for all persons applying for surplus foods. Any person making an application must now furnish the social security card of the person who is head of the household as as the total gross income of all members of the household. Maximum allowable monthly gross income standards were recently revised to the following levels: HOUSEHOLD SIZE INCOME 1 $ 768. 2 1,036. 3 1,304, 4 1,573. 5 1,841. 6 2,109. 7 2,377. 8 * 2,646. 9 or more Add $268. for each additional person in the household. For further information call the Department of Human Services at 462-7358. I" 'l'lll 'mll ..... ,I,, ,,,,,,