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Page 6A --- The Gienville Democra~athfinder --- Thursday, Dec. 16, 2004 ililli |lliil illlll Iliill Ililll illlli Illllll Illlill Ililil Whirlpool Appliances Stihl Chainsaws & Brushcutters Rifles Scopes Ammunition Buck Knives Radio Shack Electronics a TOyS for the Kias! Store Hours: 8-5 Mon.-Fri. 8-3 Sat. 315 W. Main St. o 462-5631 dWIR Continued from page 1 phernalia. "This is a part of an on-going blitz On that Thursday at 9:50 p.m., the on in Gilmer County," Sheriffs suspect, Mr. Gibson, was arraigned Dept. officials said in a news release. before Magis ate Carol Wolfe, ac- "Several other searches in recent cording to Magistraterecords,weeks have yielded the seizure of Gibson was charged with t ee si lar and drug paraphernalia. felony count: 1.) Operating a clan- A number of arres have made destine lab; 2.) Possession of and others are anticipated." m juana the intent to deliver The Sheriffs Dept. is not m ng this con olled substance; and 3.) Pos- any further comments, however, be- sessio with the intent to deliver a cause of the on-going investigations. con olled substance (Meth). Finally, on this Mon. afternoon, His cash was set at $75, Dec. 13, David L. Cotwill, of Old and he was l ged in the Cenwal TurnpikeRoadatLittleBirch(Nicho- Regional Jail. las County), was charged with operat- Next, on Fri., Dec. 10, the Gilmer ing a clandestine lab by Gilmer County Sheriffs Dept., assisted by Sheriffs Dept. the State Police, served a search war- Magis a Wolfe set cash bond rant on Hursbel Matthew Miller's resi- at $50, and he was remanded tO dence at Lewis S eet in the Cen al Regional Jail. Glenville. In a possibly related previous inci- The resulting search yielded a clan- dent, he had been charged with pos- destine laborato (Meth Lab), sessing less than 15 grams of a con- several ams of methanlphetamine olled substance on Dec. 1, and marijuana, guns, numerous hy- according to GilmerMagis ateCoun ermicn dlesandotherdrugpara- records. ! 000 Continued from page 1 EDA gets $30,000 grant cont'd... this is a renewal of past grants which have been typically used for operating expenses. This amount, however, is a matching grant, so the local association will have to raise the $30,000 to meet the requirements. The organization's next meeting will be in January an evening annual Membership Meeting. President Pounds relays that the time and place particu- lars of this regular yearly meeting will be announced later. TKE no longer recognized at GSC Tau Kappa Epsilon, a long-time men's fraternity at Glenville State College, has had its recognition. a student organization taken away, according to TKE bmcen7 This means that we canno longer use campus rooms for our events, fund- raisers, meetings and charitable and community functions." states TKE Presi- dent James Upton. The fraternity, which operates a Linn Street Frat House, has gone through some rough times of late, having a serious deck collapse during a party last school year. The fraternity had been on probation, the TKE officials relate. At the same time, the fraternity brothers underscore that since they went on probation, they have performed over 1,500 hours of campus and community service, so they feel that the current censure is unjustified. As of press-time Tuesday, GSC's Office of Student Life could not be reached for comment. High winds on Wed., Dec. 8 disturbed the lnternet service at this newspaper. In turn, this caused the newspaper's on-line edition's upload to be delayed last week. We editors regret any inconvemence that this delay may have caused our on-fine readers who want to get a sneak preHew of the m~or news stories. METH LAB FOUND---On last Thurs., Dec. 9, the Glenville Detachment of the State Police, including its K-9 Unit, searched the house occupied by Steven Ray Gibson on SR 5 between the Otterbein Church and the Hamilton Ridge Development'.s lots. The search took several hours to complete. Later, enough evidence was apparently found to charge Gibson with three drug-related charges, including one of operatlng a Meth Lab. This night-time picture shows a Gilmer County Sheriff's Dept. cruiser parked in the driveway of this residencels garage at the time of the search, as that department assisted the State Police in the investigation which is on-going. (Staff photo) ii I II II II Continued from page 1 the highest level a merchant can achieve," states Pat, who had to attend But, first things first, in the spring a specialty school in St. Louis to get of 2000, they began their area trailer tbedesignation and certification. With "sales store with only four units in his current knowledge, he can offer stock, but, over the past five years, seminars for 4-H Clubs, as well as that number has been steadily in- beef cattle and horse organizations. creased to 40 units on the lot today. Likewise, he is a certified dealer for "We have something for everyone, "Ultium," a Purina brand used for and welcome area people to stop by competitionhorsesandendurancetrail and look-over our wide trailer selec- tiding. tion," states Pat, a U. S~ Navy retiree Still growing, the store also has a who decidedto return to his native supply of farm fencing and posts on Gilmer County several years ago. hand. "If people want it (a farm item), Pat is probably most noted within we can get it; all they have to do is to this multi-county region for being the ask us," Gall affirms, mentioning that "horseshoe man" for riding horses, no longer do local people have to So, in addition .to the horse, farm , travet to big city stores to buy their and utility trailers, theMcCartneys--:- farm supplies. inrecenttimes expandedtheirbusi- Right now they are having a year- ness into a related line farmandpet end clearance on trailers and some foods. Gall, who manages the office, feeds. See related advertisement on enumerates, "We sell the high-quality page 7A. Purina Mills feeds, such as those for Because of their growth, the one- birds, fish, dogs, cats, horses, and time business of two has expanded to other large animals." six --- Andrew Minney being a full- She was particularly proud that time associate manager, with the help Burke Holvey, of Sand Fork's Titan of part-timers: Josh Minney, Aaron Farms, entered the State Fair's Chain- Smith and Charlie Smoll. pionship Bull which was fed by their Beside being in business for five Purina feeds, years, Pat and Gall are currendy eel- Indeed, McCartney's store on SR 5 ebrating their 33rd wedding anniver- in Sand Fork houses over $75,000 in sary. So this Gilmer County family different feed stocks. "We're a Purina has a lot to be happy about during this Gold Dealer in animal feeds which is X-mas season. BOE meets at Normantown Elementary on Continued non. o from page 1 Using the Dynamic Indicator of Basic o approved Invoices totaling Early Literacy Skills (DIBELS) test- $183,777.32; ing, the teachers are able to keep track o approved Budge Transfers totaling of student advances easily. These very $28,760; short tests are administered via Palm o approved Budget Supplements Pilots and students are tested regu- totaling $(6,728.61); larly. Also, through grant monies, o approved the October Treasurer's Sand Fork and Normantown will share Report; $206,000 for the next three years for o approvedtheOctoberandNovember their reading programs. This money Financial Statement; allows for the hiring of mentor read- o employed Bobby Perrin as School Bus Operator-Auburn/Troy School; ing teachers, supplemental materials, o employedthe followingasAuxiliary continuing education for teachers, and Basketball Coaches: Heather Mirmey other worthwhile teaching aids. (Sand Fork Boys Basketball), SuperintendentToman spoke about Michael Roberts (Sand Fork Girls the hiring of substitute teachers in the Basketbalt),BrianTaylor (Freshman county. The following were hired: Boys), and Tom Ratliff (Mini-Titan Ernest Tingler, Mary Jo Roberts, Girls); Michael Arthur, David Derby, Avan o employed Dave Stalnaker as McHenry, Melissa Rose, and Crystal Substitute Treasurer; Godfrey. Toman said a few words o received the resignation of Carolyn about each one -- whether they were Lowther (Substitute Cook); personally interviewed or whether o postedTransportation/FoodService they were returning from last year. Director; Principal (Gilmer County Tbe last three -- McHenry, Rose, and High School), Bus Operator Godfrey are recent Glenville State (Glenville-Leatherbark), Athletic College graduates and Toman said he Director (Gilmer County High was pleased with their credentials. School), and Chemistry / Physics In New Business, Superintendent Teacher (Gilmer County High Toman spoke of several policies that School); needed to be put up for 30 days re- o moved the January 2005 BOE meeting dates to Jan. 11 and 25 (from view. These included: Policy # 3153 Jan 10 and 24); and (Vacation for Extended Time Em- o Adjourned the 7:00 p.m. meeting at ployees), Policy #4125.1c (Medica- 8:15. tion Administration), Overtime for Non-Exempt Employees Policy, and aContractforSupervisorofOperator GSC Milestone: in Training (Bill Wolfe.) Also, the BusDrivers'Association'srequestto Mrs. D. Banks conduct fundraiser activities in order to support two $500 scholarships was Wilburn sue" approved. The Board also adopted the new Attendance Policy #5110. cumbs at 90 Superintendent Toman also ap- 13rised the Board of two letters regard- cont'd ... ing important events in the school' system. The first letter was from Bill Continued from page IA Elswick, Executive Director of the Wilburn, she was formerly a Regis- Office of School Facilities. Elswick tered Nurse. The Wilburns left Glen- had indicated that on a recent visit to ville at his retirement to live in Bar- Troy school, he recommended the boursville, W. Va. After his death, floor in the cafeteria be looked over she moved to Ohio where she main- by a structural engineer. The second tained a home for many years. letterwas fromCarroUStaatsofEOPA She will be remembered in Glen- who would be making a late January ville for her quick smile, ready wit 2005 visit to the county, and the lovely tea parties she hosted. In other business, the Board: As of press-time, her obituary had o approved the Nov. 8, 2004 and Nov. not been received, but her West Vir- 29, 2004 minutes; ginia funeral service will take place at o received a report from Mr. Butcher 2 p.m. on this Sat., Dec. 18 from the on the Calhoun-Gilmer Career Henson Mortuary on Pea Ridge Road Center's most recent meeting; in Huntington. i: 4 4~ Keep the Holidays Happy: pie Tips Cookies, cake and candy- manyKandeel, M.D., Ph.D., director of tional holiday recipes that reduce 1 quart sugar-free vanilla ice Americans come face to face with the City of Hope LeSlie and Susan sugar, fats and carbohydrates. Some cream or frozen yogurt temptation this time of year as they Gonda(Goldschmied)Diabetesandsimple substitutions include using 1 1/2 cups canned pumpkin attend parties and family gatherings Genetic Research Center in Los nonfat plain yogurt in place of sour 1 tbsp. pumpkin spice (or I tsp. in honor of the holiday season. Angeles. "People step out of their cream, fat-free milk rather than cinnamon, !/2 tsp. allspice and 1/2 Sugary treats and hefty portions usual daily schedules and tend to whole milk and non-nutritive sweet- tsp. ginger) abound, so people living with dia- either forget or ignore the dietary eners instead of sugar. 15 gingersnap cookies betes or other health problems need and lifestyle guidelines for people Here are two suggested recipes to be especially vigilant about living with diabetes." that are great for holiday get- Soften ice cream at room tem- healthy eating during the holidays. Successfully maintain your diet togethers: perature for ten minutes. Mix in "Rich foods and holiday-rel ited this holiday season by keeping track pumpkin and spices until well stress all contribute to the challenge of what and how much you eat and Frozen Pumpkin Supreme blended. Spoon into 16custard cups. of maintaining healthy blood-sugar making time for a consistent exer- Yield: 16 servings Wrap well in plastic wrap. Freeze. levels and exercise routines during cise regimen. Additionally, youcan Serving Size: !/3 cup and 1 Let sit at room temperature for 10 the holidays," says Fouad R. try healthier adaptations of tradi- gingersnap cookie minutes before serving each custard cup with one gingersnap cookie. Place roasted red peppers, pars- Exchanges: 1 carbohydrate Icy and garlic into a blender. Blend Total Carbohydrates: 16 grams to a moderately smooth consistency. Calories perserving: 80 Fold in capers. Serve with fresh vegetables or melba rounds. Holiday Roasted Red Pepper Dip Exchanges: free Yield: 7 servings Total Carbohydrates: 0 grams Serving Size: 2 tbsp, Calories: 6 12 oz jar of water packed roaster For more information about dia- red peppers, drained betes research and treatment at the 2 tbsp. fresh-chopped parsleyCity of Hope Gonda Diabetes Cen- 2 peeled garlic cloves ter, please call 1-800-826-HOPE or 2 tbsp. capers, drained visit FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT THESE ORTHODONTISTS Dr. Michael Bunner 17 Garton Plaza Weston 269-7985 PHYSICAL THERAPY 3lenSe Orthopedic & Sports Physical Therapy GSC Physical Education Bldg. 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