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Antlerless Deer Season open in 51 counties andhunt. Tyler, Upshur, Wayne, Webster," 22 days to harvest Wetzel, Wirt and Wood. Firearms on private lands dur- hunting for deer is not permitted in season, Logan, McDowell, Mingo and Wyo- 3f mingcounties. Hunters are reminded that some counties have a limited Resources Sec- number of permits available and re- counties or parts stricted bag limits and they should deer consult the 2003-2004 Hunting and this fall. All Trapping Regulations. a'illhave Hunters and landowners are re- ;con- minded that the portion of the gun antlerless deer season which coin- cides with the buck-gun season is not in ahunter's choice season. A valid Class es- N license is required of all hunters to and hunt antlerless deer except resident slate, are at landowners, their resident children desired and/or resident parents, and resident tenants. The DNR reminds hunters that only one deer may be taken per day; therefore, a buck and an antlerless are still deer may not be taken on the same day. In 42 counties or parts thereof, on bunters who possess three Class N The licenses and a RG or RRG license, along rl3ay take up to four deer during the for this antlerless deer season. Hunters may buck take two antlerless deer per day in selected counties on private land dur- ing the December 8-13 antlerless deer deer season provided the first deer is le- with gaily checked prior to hunting a sec- season (No- ond deer. 6) on "The liberalized deer season and bag limits which are in place for this on Decem- fall allows landowners and farmers 13 who have experienced deer damage In addi- over the yearan excellent opportunity a late to reduce the deer population on their ~.4 land," Taylor said. "Landowners ex- n Private lands periencing deer damage problems need to allow a sufficient number of or parts hunters access to their property and to 22-day encourage hunters toharvestantlerless Boone, deer." Calhoun, For additional information on the Gilmer antlerless deer season and special wildlife management area regulations, Jackson, bunters and landowners should ob- n, tain a copy of the 2003-2004 West Mercer, VirginiaHunting andTrapping Regu- Mor- lations which is currently available at o, Pendleton, license agents or at your local District Preston, DNR Office. Hunting regulations can ~, also be found on the DNR's Web site Tucker, at www.wvdnr.gov Concrete Ready Mixed sil Ss.00 to Modern MuCharge $6.OO Charge IES' NIGaT - Hell'Price Admission for Ladies During the Month of November, except special events. ON OUT Rt. 33/119 Linn Dear Season Hours Nov. 24 thru Nov. 29 Tue.. Wed. 5:00 a.m.- 7:00 p.m. r sgtving Dinner Wed., Nov. 26 Dre shed Potatoes and Gravy, Green Beans, ssing, Roll and dessert, for $7.99 Closed Thur. Nov. 27 Steak Dinner every Friday from 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. C e on out and visit Tammy & Carolyn. Regular hours Mon. thru Thurs. 10:30 - 3:00 p.m. Come on out, Y'AIL Open Sun. 9 a.m. Low as S3499 Shells, Most Calibers! Red Head line Boots in Seats, Hand and Toe Warmers! Bucks-only deer firearm season opens November 24 Thursday, Nov. 20, 2003 West Virginia's 2003 bucks-only checking station within 72 hours of firearm season opens on November the time of kill or within 24 hours of 24 and closes December 6, according to Ed Hamrick, Director of the Divi- sion of Natural Resources. "The open- ing of West Virginia's buck season is the highlight of the year for many hunters," said Hamrick. "Ninety percent of the state's hunt- ers participate in buck hunting, and we expect more than 350,000 hunters --- The Gien-dlle Democrat/Pathfinder --- Page 11 will be afield during the two-week season." Legal antlered bucks are deer hav- ing one or both antlers three inches or more in length above the hairline. All counties in WestVirginia except Wyo- ming, McDowell, Logan and Mingo are open to bucks-only hunting. All persons hunting during a deer firearm season, except those engaged in farm- ing activities on their own land and waterfowl bunters, must wear at least 400 square inches of blaze orange as an outer garment. Sunday hunting is legal in 10 coun- Community Showcase made to house the Red Cross, Water- shed and other interested local groups in the upstairs offices of the Commu- nity Showcase. If you have seen the "Showcase Calendar" lately you will understand why this growing pain will be advan- tageous to all of the groups. Meetings will not have to be cut short or stacked up at least until we grow again. Space is still available but going fast, act soon on this opportunity. River Trail Project Where will the Little Kanawha River Trail lead? ties (Hancock, Brooke, Ohio, Marshall, Wetzel, Jefferson, Clay, Wayne, Boone, and Lincoln) on pri- vate land only for the 2003 bucks- only firearm seasons. The only Sun- day open to firearms deer hunting is November 30th, the Sunday which falls within the two week bucks-only season. Hunters are reminded that all deer must be checked at an official game the close of the respective hunting involvement season, whichever comes first. Hunt- ,,, .... ~: ~ ..... ~u .... ,, ers may not legally hunt for an addi- tional deer unless all previously taken CS"Outgrows" Its Space With over a dozen organizations deer have been checked. Hunters are alsoremindedthatallhunting, except utilizing the meeting space at the for deer, is prohibited during the first Community Showcase, and the new three days of bucks-only season in craft shop project, it's time to grow counties having a firearms season, again. Plans are currently being ,im ,ml ~llntroducing the new... Waterfowl hunting is legal during this period on lakes, rivers and waterways during the open waterfowl season. Bear hunting without dogs is legal in Boone, Fayette, Kanawha, Nicholas and Raleigh counties during this pe- riod. Hunters should consult the 2003- 2004 West Virginia Hunting and Trap- ping Regulations Summary for addi- tional information regarding various deer seasons. The summary is avail- able from all DNR district offices, all license agents and on the DNR's website at www.wvdnr.gov. substantial boost to small, local econo- mies. Deer hunting in West Virginia gen- erates a total annual economic impact of $248 million annually." "West Virginia's bucks-only deer A committee of 15 local residents season is not only a tradition, butalso, was recently appointed to begin the hunters contribute significantly to the groundwork for the planning and state's economy," said Hamrick. development of the Little Kanawha "Much of this money is spent in rural River Trail. The local EDA, County portions of the state and provides a Commission, professional "Vision- ing" consultants and theCity of Glen- ville submitted a TEA-21 grant for the River Trail a year ago. With changes of Mayor and many issues to address such as maintenance, secu- rity and funding, implementation of ............ -, the grant appeared stalled. The City of Glenviile is the recipi- ent of the $280,000 grant, with MEXlt AN ilESTAIdRANT Enjoy the 'A u thentic Taste of Mexico' 113 E. MAIN* 462-7454 $56,000 of the grant to be raised lo- cally for the match. The City Council Proper will guide the committee as they address issues and make recom- mendations for the project. The proposed trail will meander along the LKR from the "old bridge" in Glenville to the Foodland Plaza area. Thank you to the members of this committee who have stepped up to move this major project forward. Gilmer Watershed Coalition This is a very exciting group to work with. Many local residents have begun an endeavor to reduce the im- pact of flooding in our county. The local group has gained the at- tention of Canaan Valley Institute and was recommended for the Alan Moilohan appropriation of $250,000,00 for a pilot flood-map- ping project. The group has done several stream cleanups and assess- ments and is currently sponsoring community meetings to gain input from residents on flooding issues. The group is raising funds to place a stream gauge at Sand Fork to provide a more accurate crest prediction. In an effort to fund many local watershed activities the group is plan- ning a"River Fest" for next fall. This group has something for everyone and they are really making a differ- ence. Respect and thanks to this group. American Cancer Annu~ IS .y =lA o, do.', "h miss registering for our new dlmt,klg for an ] on Wednesday, November26 J 'EXTENDED" NEW HOURS MON.-WED. 11 a,m.-8 p.m. THURS.-SAT. 11 a.m.-9 p.m. CLOSED SUNDA YS 407 N. Lewis St., Glenville on 27th Public Policy, Cessation Activities A Focus in West Virginia "Where You Want It- When You Want It" Concrete Blocks Burr Concrete Wire Bagged Mortar & Cement Sand & Gravel Commercial & Residential Sand & Limestone Monday-Friday 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday 7 a.m.-12 Noon WV State Certified 462-8747 Glenville I believe that I can sell you guns, scopes, knives and re- lated items cheaper than anyone else in this area. We now accept Visa, Mastercard, Discover and American Express cards You owe it to yourself to compare my prices IIIi II I mlllll I III I IIIII IIIII I Illlll iJl i i ii ii At Hays City Since 1961 Tues.-Fri. 9-5:30 Sat. 9-1 Glenville 462-4400 Grantsville 1-800-941-8320 ii n lU --ii i 2002 Chew K1500 Silvarado - 5SP, AM/FM Cass,NC,Step side 2001 Chevy S-10 LS. auto, cd, a/c, 4x2, 6k miles 2001 Jeep Cherokee Sport - auto, 4 dr, 4x4, cd, a/c, loaded,white 2001 Chew Cavalier - auto, 4 dr, a/c, local owner, white 2001 GMC Jimmy SLE - auto, 4x4, cd, sunroof, pw, pl, 4 dr, blue 2001 Ford F150 Lariat - auto, 4x4, X-cab, 3 dr, Triton V8, pw, 131, 2000 Dodge Dakota Sport - 5 sp, am/fro CD, 4x4, a/c, yellow 2000 Pontiac Sunflre - auto, sunroof, cd, pl, 2 dr, black 2000 Pontiac Grand Am SE - auto, a/c, pl, am/fro cd, 4 dr, blue 2000 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer- auto, leather, VS, AWD 2000 Ford Ranger - 5 sp, am/fm cd, cass, pw, pl, X-cab, silver 2000 GMC Sierra - auto, X-cab, pw, pl, arrVfm cass, 4wd, black 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee - auto, pw, pl,am/fm cass,aJc, pewter 2000 Dodge Dakota - auto, pw, pl, am/fro cd, x-cab, 4wd, topper 1999 Pontiac Grand Am SE - auto, a/c, pw, pl, am/fm cd, purple 1999 Pontiac Grand Prix GT - auto, leather, pw, pl, am/frrdcd, ac i iiill ii i iiiiii i iii i/ iii i iiii i iiiii i i In 1977, when the American Can- Mid-Atlantic Division is a key par- cer Society launched its first Great ticipant in the battle against smoking. American Smokeout(r), no one could Its legislative efforts have resulted in have guessed it would help spark a increased cigarette taxes and imple- movement that would lead to mentation of smokefree workplaces smokefree laws across the nation, in many West Virginiacounties. The Now for the 2003 Smokeout, the So- Society's public education efforts ciety is calling on smokers through- have proven effective in helping to outWestVirginiatogosmokefreefor prevent young people from starting the day, and to consider giving up for the habit. good. Although smoking rates have The Society strives to reduce and dropped dramatically in the 27 years prevent suffering and deaths from to- since the first Great American bacco-relatnd illness and supports the Smokeout, tobacco continues to be a right to breathe clean, safe, smokefree major cancer killer. indoor air, In West Virginia, the Soci ........ ' et~ is vigilant on ~veral ~lmcco ..... * ~J ~0n/~"n~ie.,ans~aread~ ~ policy issues, including working with dieted to tobacco the Coalition For A Tobacco-Free * Smoking will cause about 30 per- West Virginia to increase the tax on cent of 2003's estimated 556,500can- smokeless tobacco from seven per- cer deaths cent to 17 percent, the same level as * Smokers who quit by age 35 can the state's cigarette tax. avoid 90 percent of the risk from In addition, the Society strongly tobacco advocatesincreasingClean IndoorAir * Only about five percent of every regulations across the state, where 49 day smokers are able to quit and main- counties have some type of law on the tain abstinence for a year, pointing to books. Smokefree public places and the importance of repeated attempts, workplaces allow customers and bar/ multiple approaches, and ongoing restaurant employees to breathe easier support and enjoy a healthier environment by * Combining FDA-approved medi- reducing health-related illnesses cations with a program to help change caused by secondhand smoke, behavior can double a smoker's A national survey after the 2002 chance of quitting successfully Smokeout found more than 8.8 mil- * Behavioral programs like the lion of the estimated 46.5 million Society's Quitline can achieve iong- smokers nationwide (19 percent) took term abstinence rates of 12-18 per- part in the annual event, with nearly cent in a single attempt 2.8 million (six percent) giving up *Neari ,half(4g.8%)ofU.S.adults completely for the day. who ever smoked are now former "The Great American Smokeout smokers has been belpful to millions of Ameri- *Each 10 percent rise in the cost of cans in their efforts to quit smoking," a pack of cigarettes reduces overall said Robert Brookland, MD, Presi- cigarette consumption by about four dent of the Mid-Atlantic Division's percent Board of Trustees. "Smoking is the most preventable cause of death in The American Cancer Society of- this country. The Smokeout provides fers support and information 24 hours an opportunity for smokers to quit for a day for smokers who want to quit a day, and maybe for the rest of their duringSmokeoutandeveryotherday, " lives." by calling 1-800-ACS-2345 or log- The American Cancer Society's Idng on to www.cancer.org. Support your Gilmer County Rec- reational Center! Use it regularly! .---------------------. ! I I I i I I I I I I I I I I Tape. and Knife Combo Pack 344923 ~hFF;EE I n! I I I I I I I I I.. 238 Depot Street- PO Box 110 Weston, WV 26452 (304) |n|||||||l|m|||||||| I I I I I I I