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One-two-punch - Cabell County is sending two boys to compete in the 36th Annual Hershey’s Track and Field Meet Aug. 1-4. Caleb Holbrook and Joshua Minor hope to break personal records and bring home a win. Photo by Justin Waybright By Justin Waybright justin@thecabellstandard.com

ONA - Under a blaring sun, one eighth grader and one seventh grader lace up training shoes, SEE DREAM ON PAGE 5

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MILTON - During the past 135 years, when many churches dried up and fizzled away, one local church remained on fire and thrived. The sanctuary of Milton Baptist Church has witnessed miracles. The pews have seated restored lives. The hands of broken men and women have touched an altar and received restoration. Thousands have broken the chains of addiction inside this building. Redemption and grace have abounded. Men, women and children have received a hope, joy and peace no one can rob them of. Although the leadership, property and service styles have changed during the past century, one characteristic has not: the love of serving God and the community - two aspects the founding members of Milton Baptist built the church on. “Resolved, that as the redeemed of the Lord, we do unite ourselves together in church capacity and pledge ourselves to serve God faithfully in our gener-

Back in 1925 - This picture of Milton Baptist Church was taken nearly a century ago. Courtesy Photo

Into the 1950s and 60s - This picture was taken after a service in the 1950s. Courtesy Photo ation…” states the preamble and resolution adopted during the church’s birth in 1878. Members of Union, Coalsmouth, Huntington, Berea, Forest Hill, Mud River and Mt. Zion churches united with Baylus Cade, Thomas Hawkins and Walter Bowles to create a church to impact the community.

Present day - Here is Milton Baptist Church today. The building and property may have changed, but what has kept this church alive has not. Into 2013, Milton Baptist continues to grow in love and in size. Courtesy Photo In July 28, 1878, Milton Baptist was born. The obedience to God’s direction and the founder’s preamble has helped keep the church alive,

said Associate Pastor Tracy Mills. “We exist to meet the needs of the community, and throughout JOURNEY ON PAGE 7

Changes to hit City By Justin Waybright justin@thecabellstandard.com

MILTON - Changes are on the horizon for this city. During the July 16 council meeting, members approved amendments to ordinances aimed at singlewide mobile

homes, an alleyway and signage. City leaders tackled the mobile home issue first. Many towns and cities throughout the state are home to singlewides with vinyl or aluminum underpinning. This is a sight that Milton Mayor Tom Canterbury is tired of seeing. For the past four years, Canter-

bury’s mission has been to beautify the city and make it more appealing to residents and outside businesses. With the stigmas attached to singlewides, this goal is tough to achieve, he said. So, action was taken by the council Tuesday evening. “New mobile homes must have

a permanent foundation of masonry block and be complete by 60 days of set up,” the mayor said. “Building a singlewide is no longer an option.” Tuesday concluded the first reading of the new ordinance. Councilmembers must approve SEE CHANGES ON PAGE 4

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Page 2 –Tuesday,July 23,2013 WV Pumpkin Festival Children’s Pageant The 2013 WV Pumpkin Festival Children’s Pageants will be held Saturday, August 24th at 12:00 p.m. at the WV Pumpkin Park in Milton, WV. The pageant is open to Girls ages 0-12 years and Boys ages 0-5. For more information or an application go to www.wvpumpkinpark.com or call 304-6388115.

FREE Lunches! Provided by the Cabell County Board of Education and hosted by Milton United Methodist Church, lunches are available for children up to 18 years old at April Dawn Park now until July 25 (except for July 4) Monday through Friday from 11:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.

2013 Kid's Summer Movie Series at Marquee Cinemas The 2013 Kid's Summer Movie Series at the Marquee Cinemas in Pullman Square, Huntington, is being held at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday and Wednesdays, now through Aug. 7. The schedule is as follows: July 23-24, "Puss & Boots" and "Rise of the Guardians;" July 3031, "Madagascar 3" and "Thunderstruck;" Aug. 6-7, "The Lorax" and "Big Miracle." For more information, call 304525-7469.

Medical Office Assistant Employment Training Enrollment is underway for individuals interested in pursuing a career as a Medical Office Assistant. This 10-month adult day program at the Cabell County Career Technology Center includes training in such areas as medical office procedures, medical billing, Microsoft Office, data entry and job skill preparation. Internships at area businesses/hospitals are required. Tuition costs are reasonable; class size allows for individualized instruction as needed. Graduated seniors (class of 2013 from Cabell, Wayne, Lincoln, and Mason counties) may attend this program on a “tuition free waiver.” Financial aid is also avail-

Community Calendar able for those who qualify. Orientation is August 12, 2013 at 9 am. Call 304-528-5106 (8-3) to speak to a Career Center representative, or call 304-743-0323 for more detailed information about class specifics. In less than one year, you can be on your way to a new and challenging career.

Sports physicals and immunizations at CMHS The school health center at Cabell Midland will be opening up on July 31 and August 1 from 8am-3pm. Sports physicals and immunizations for 12th graders will be offered on a walk in basis. Parents must accompany the student on these 2 days to complete the paperwork and sign consent forms for the immunizations. Cost for the sports physical is $20 due at time of visit and immunizations can be billed to your insurance. For more information you can contact the health center staff on these two days by calling 304743-7495

Whittington Reunion Saturday, Aug 10, 2013 at Eleanor (Fire Dept) Park, Shelter #6. Gathering will start at 11AM, Covered Dish Meal at 12 NOON. All family and friends of the Whittington family are welcome If questions, contact Melody 304-937-3492.

1st Annual 5K Run Walk – The Veggie Disaster The Putnam Farmer’s Market is proud to announce that on August 10th 2013 at 8 A.M. they will be hosting their first annual 5k. This event has been named The Veggie Disaster as the participants will have various challenges to overcome on their way to the finish. This event will help expand the market so that more people can be reached in the surrounding area. When: August 10, 2013 from 810 a.m. Where: Hurricane City Park, Hurricane, WV After June 30th registration will be $45.00 Angry Bird Rate: August 9 reg-

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istration will be $50.00 Looney Bird Rate: Day of Race $55.00. Questions, please contact Mike Null immiken@gmail.com 304437-6802 or Chrissy Foster clfoste r 1974@f ron ti e r.c om 304-743-0684 or visit PFMVK.weebly.com.

135th Anniversary West Virginia is now 150 years old and Milton Baptist Church is soon to be 135 years old on July 28, 2013! On July 28, 1878 Union Baptist Church sent a group of their people across Mud River into the town of Milton to start a new town church to be called “Milton Baptist Church”. We have invited our former pastors to join us in our celebration and they will be recognized during the worship hour. You can meet and reminisce with them during the social dinner hour. We are inviting families, friends and former members to come join in the fun. Our ONE morning worship service will begin at 10:30 a.m. with special music and Reverend Rick Watson of Union Baptist Church (our Mother Church) will be bringing our morning message. After that we will all convene in our gym for dinner.

Free Clothing for the Needy Where: Milton Church of Christ, 1702 2nd Street When: 1st and 3rd Saturdays of the month Time: 9 a.m. – Noon (Any other time, please go to the house across from the church, 1705 2nd Street).

5K Run/Walk for Sight Cabell-Wayne Association of the Blind presents its 11th Annual “5K Run/Walk for Sight” on Saturday, August 17th at Ritter Park in Huntington, beginning at 9 a.m. Age group awards; free refreshments; T-shirts available. Call 304-522-6991 or visit www.cabellwayne.org for registration form.

T.O.P.S. No 563 – Culloden Meets 6 pm every Tuesday. Weekly meeting of TOPS “Take Off Pounds Sensibly” an international non-profit, non-commercial weight loss support group. Tabernacle of Praise, Hurricane Church of God, 2368 Thompson Road, Culloden.

Zumba + Toning 6-7 p.m. every Tuesday. Alternating Zumba with toning exercises. Questions, call Jodie 304-743-3312. Milton Baptist Church.

Basic Yoga Class 10 a.m. Tuesdays. Instructor – Sandy Farrar-Patterson. To register, call 304-743-6711, Milton Branch Library, 1140 Smith Street, Milton.

Rotary Club of Milton The Rotary Club of Milton meets every Thursday, 12:00 noon, at Shonet’s Country Café, Perry Morris Square, Milton. Questions, call Chuck 743-8193.

T.O.P.S. No 370 Meets 6 pm every Thursday. Weekly meeting of TOPS “Take Off Pounds Sensibly” an international non-profit, non-commercial weight loss support group. Milton United Methodist Church, Smith and Church Street, Milton. Questions call Sharon at 304-523-4618.

Weight Watchers Group Meeting Tuesday evenings, 6:30 p.m., weigh-in starting at 5:30 p.m. Milton Woman’s Club, Mason Street, Milton.

Free Hearing Tests Ross Hearing Aid Centers, 3333 U.S. Route 60 East, in the WalMart Super Center, offers free hearing tests for senior citizens from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. every Monday-Saturday at the center. Free hearing aid cleaning and checks are also offered. For appointments, call 304-523-3161.

Milton VFD Public Computer Lab Hours Hours are - Monday and Tuesday from 4-8 p.m. and Thursday from 5-8 p.m. every week. Stop by and check it out.

American Legion Post 139 Bingo American Legion Post 139, 1207 Main St., Milton hosts Bingo every Friday with Early bird at 6:30 p.m. and Regular bingo at 7 p.m. Fridays. Cost: $5 packets (two packet minimum). For more information, call 304743-3149.

The Cabell Standard Attention: Navy and Marine Corps shipmates who served on the USS COLUMBUS CA-74/CG-12 from 1944 through 1976 and the USS COLUMBUS (SSN-762) past and present, if you would like to share memories and camaraderie with old friends and make new ones, please contact Allen R. Hope, President, 3828 Hobson Road, Fort Wayne, IN 45815-4505. Home: 260-486-2221, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Eastern Time; Fax: 260-4929771; email – Hope4391@frontier.com.

Senior Exercise Class Where: Guyandotte Branch Library, 203 Richmond St., Huntington When: 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Question: Call 304-528-5698.

Pilot Club of Huntington 61st Annual Antiques Show & Sale When: August 23, 24, 25 2013 Sponsor: The Pilot Club of Huntington, Inc. (304-736-3513 or 304-697-1576) Place: Big Sandy Conference Center, Huntington, WV

WV Pumpkin Festival Teen & Queen’s Pageant The 2013 WV Pumpkin Festival Teen & Queen’s Pageants will be held on Sunday, August 25th 2:00 p.m. at the WV Pumpkin Park in Milton, WV. Teens (ages 13-15) and Queens (ages 16-21) must be residents of West Virginia. The Queen will reign over the 2013 WV Pumpkin Festival Oct. 3rd – 6th and also represent the WV Pumpkin Festival at the 2014 WV Association of Fairs & Festivals Pageant in January 2014. For more information or an application go to www.wvpumpkinpark.com or email ltempletonlk@wildblue.net or mtestermanhaye@gmail.com. You can also call 304-743-1766 or 304-638-5722.

Reunion USS COLUMBUS CA-74/CG12/SSN-762 Reunion October 2 – October 6, 2013 at Hilton – Branson, MO. Please contact Allen R. Hope, President, 3828 Hobson Road, Fort Wayne, IN 45815-4505. Home: 260-486-2221, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Eastern Time; Fax: 260-4929771; email – Hope4391@frontier.com.

Special Service One night only, Evangelist Amos Niehaus will be preaching Saturday July 27th at 7:00pm at Mount Olive Independent Baptist Church. Buff Creek Rd. Hurricane, WV. Everyone invited. For more information or directions please call Pastor Ernie Spence at 304-617-2752.

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Study: 1 in 3 W.Va. homes does not have a computer By Eric Eyre - The Charleston Gazette CHARLESTON — West Virginia's push to expand highspeed Internet might be more complicated than making broadband service available by stringing copper wire or fiber on poles to people's homes. A new federal study shows slightly more than 35 percent of West Virginia households don't own a computer -- the secondlowest ranking of any state in the survey. The low computer ownership numbers help explain why many West Virginians don't sign up for high-speed Internet service, even where it's available. The study -- called "Exploring the Digital Nation" -- shows that 59 percent of West Virginia households subscribe to highspeed Internet. That's the eighthlowest Internet adoption rate among the 50 states, although West Virginia's ranking has improved from past years. "The report is clearly, in my opinion, a report on age groups and their habits as much as it is

on the subject of adoption rates," said Lee Fisher, who serves on the West Virginia Broadband Deployment Council. "So in those states where an aging population, like in West Virginia, is an issue, I don't believe you will ever have the adoption rates that people seem to shoot for until the demographic changes." Nationally, 70 percent of homes are hooked up to the Internet. "Even with our improved 'take rate' up in the 60-percent range, we are still way behind most of the country," said Dan O'Hanlon, chairman of the Broadband Deployment Council The study by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration cited several reasons why people don't sign up for Internet service: lack of interest; it's too expensive; and they don't have a computer. Mississippi had 35.5 percent of homes without computers, the lowest ownership rate in the nation, followed by West Virginia's at 35.4 percent. By contrast, 85 percent of homes have comput-

ers in Washington state, the highest percentage in the nation, according to the study. To increase computer ownership, O'Hanlon suggested the state work with nonprofit groups, such as Mission West Virginia, that provide refurbished computers to homes that don't have them. "The report actually shows us there are things the Broadband Council can do to raise our rate of broadband use in West Virginia," he said. Frontier Communications, West Virginia's largest broadband provider, has spent tens of millions of dollars in recent years to make high-speed Internet available across the state. West Virginia also received a $126.3 million grant to extend high-speed fiber to public facilities, though homes and business haven't been included in the project. The Broadband Deployment Council distributed $2 million last year for projects designed to bring wireless Internet to homes in rural communities.

The council turned down a handful of "demand promotion" projects intended to increase the number of people who subscribe to high-speed Internet. At the time, state law required the Broadband Deployment Council to award money for such projects in remote areas without Internet service. Council members said it didn't make sense to spur people to sign up for broadband if the service wasn't available. State lawmakers have since passed a bill that allows the broadband council to distribute money for projects that increase the demand for broadband anywhere in West Virginia. Fisher said state leaders must do more to promote the use of broadband technology "as an economic development tool." "Until West Virginia finds this person or group of persons to not only talk about it every day and fund it every year, I don't think West Virginia will ever be at the top of any of these surveys," said Fisher. The federal report, which ex-

amined U.S. Census data, also details how and why people go online. The report found that 34 percent of Internet users searched for jobs, while 35 percent shopped for health insurance plans. About a third of Internet users ages 25 to 44 went online for news, compared to 8 percent of users 65 and older. The report found almost all people who used the Internet at home did so with a high-speed broadband connection. In West Virginia, 3 percent of Internet users still had dial-up connections through phones -- the thirdhighest rate among the 50 states, according to the study. "The data show that Americans depend on the Internet use to engage in a wide range of activities," said Lawrence Strickling, U.S. assistant secretary of communications, in a release. "It underscores the need for us to continue our efforts to ensure all Americans have access to broadband." Reach Eric Eyre at erice...@wvgazette.com or 304348-4869.

HAFB serves 43,300 more meals in 2013 HUNTINGTON - The Huntington Area Food Bank is working to help feed the 113,520 people at risk of hunger in our region. In the first six months of 2013, HAFB has distributed more than 2.51 million pounds of food in the 17 county service area. That is 51,980 more pounds than the same time last year or 43,300 more meals. “The additional meals going out to hungry people in our community makes a big impact in people’s everyday lives,” said

Tiffany Tatum, Executive Director. “Our team is working to serve those most in need at the same time the need is growing.” Nearly 300,000 pounds of fresh produce has been distributed this year. Fresh fruits and vegetables are the most difficult and expensive foods for those living in poverty to access on a regular basis. HAFB hosted agency farmers markets and has given away thousands of pounds of fresh apples this summer. Donations from the public

make fresh produce purchases possible. For every $1 donated to HAFB eight meals can be distributed. “Our supporters are really helping us make a difference in the lives of hungry children, seniors and families,” Tatum said. “Together we can set a new record in the fight against hunger.” 93.7 the Dawg is sponsoring “Pack the BackPack” night Thursday, July 25 at the Summer Concert Series at Pullman Square.

People are asked to bring food and school supplies for children to be given out as part of the BackPack program. Recommended items include pop-top ravioli or nutritious soups, assorted flavor instant oatmeal, single serving mac & cheese, single serving fruit and vegetable Cups, single serving cereal, or Hormel "Compleat" shelf stable entrees. For a complete list visit our website at www.hafb.org.

HAFB distributes over 1,000 backpacks of food to children every week during the school year. Students head back to class August 1. HAFB has also seen the addition of three new board members; Jean Eglinton, Rabbi at B’Nai Shalom; Kathy Hettlinger Dietician at Cabell Huntington Hospital; and Pastor Gary Newman, Director of the Sand Hill Food Pantry.

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50’s Sock Hop! Come and join Children's Home Society of WV and Whirlwind Storage as they celebrate the 50’s! When: Saturday, August 10, 2013 Time: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Where: 100 Self Storage Dr., Hurricane, WV 25526 Make sure to come out and enjoy food, door prizes, a cos-

tume contest, and a penny auction. Cost is $10 person, $15 per couple or $25 per family. All proceeds will benefit the Children's Home Society's WE CAN program. Contact Carlie at 304.397.5445 or Andrea at 304.345.3894 for more information.

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RECIPE OF THE WEEK:

Stir-Fried Green Beans and Pepper Ingredients 1/2 lb green beans, cut crosswise in half 1/4 cup water 1 medium yellow or red bell pepper, cut into 1/2-inch pieces 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 2 teaspoons chopped fresh or 1/2 teaspoon dried marjoram leaves

Art by Natalie Larson

Directions: In 10-inch skillet, heat beans and water to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and cook about 5 minutes or until beans are crisp-tender; drain if necessary. Add bell pepper and oil to beans in skillet. Increase heat to medium-high. Cook and stir about 2 minutes or until bell pepper is crisp-tender. Stir in marjoram.

Volunteers Wanted The Renaissance Art Gallery is taking applications for volunteers. Volunteers will work with gallery artists at the Renaissance Art Gallery. Each volunteer will receive a free 1-hour class for each afternoon worked. Those interested should contact Fern Christian at the: The Renaissance Art Gallery, 900 8th Street, Suite #20, Huntington, WV 25701. Gallery (304) 5253235; Appointments: (304) 4533187; gallerywv@yahoo.com;

www.orgsites.com/wv/renaissance. Volunteers would be able to select gallery hours Friday & Saturday 12-4 pm, Sunday 1-4 pm. Get familiar with all of our artists and their work and become able to talk about their artwork. Help decorate the gallery with seasonal décor. Serve coffee/tea to guests and be part of our honorary reception in December for all volunteers. Our artists will honor you.

July Birthdays! Happy Birthday to ALL

Courtney Danielle Scott - July 27th Tyler Sovine - July 28th Angel Barker Justin Barker Trinity Barker Tresa Holstein - July 22nd Samuel Perdue Davy Neal Shannon Stanley Madyson Hatfield Mickey C. Massey Peggy N. Maxey Ricky A. Mayes Mark A. Miller Emery D. Mounts If you - or someone you know Charles L. Myers will be celebratrating a Martha D. Holstein birthday in the coming months... Angelika M. Hunt Call 304-743-6731 and give us Terri L. Illikainen their name - OR just email the Ella Mae Capron information to Sherry L. Clagg trudyblack@thecabellstandard.com Linda C. Jenkins

WeeklyDevotional By Mary Jane “FLOURSHING GARDENS” Thought for the week: Built ye houses, and dwell in them; and plant gardens, and eat the fruit of them. Jeremiah; 29:5. (KJV) A few weeks past, I wrote an article about how I thought this year’s Spring season would be so lush and green, so far it’s coming true. God has sent tornados and storms, flash floods and fires to many states - and in various areas of our own state too. Still, there has been enough sunshine, right after the rains that most people who have gardens, are just gloriously, flourishing. Just take a country drive and see for yourself, or it may even be your neighbor’s backyard. Not only gardens, but also the grass and weeds, many yards grow faster than others. Some of our high school Future Farmers of America chapters are growing food for school lunch programs. Efforts throughout the state are increasing the farm-toschool food programs by growing

gardens. These fresh vegetables benefit various state programs. In Morgantown, WV seven minimum and medium security prisons will be planting on small prison-owned plots, gardens which will supply fresh vegetables to Mountaineer Food Bank in Gassaway WV. Mountaineer serves 48 of the 55 counties, distributing food to local pantries, soup kitchens, shelters, youth programs, day care centers, senior programs, and after school nutrition programs. Harvest Now is a website you can go to showing astonishing numbers, such as 100% the amount of hunger we could eliminate if we all gave a little extra by growing a garden to donate. It started in the state of Connecticut in 2008. I made me gardens and orchards, and I planted trees in them of all kinds of fruits. Ecclesiastes 2:5. So, if God blesses you with an abundant vegetable garden this

The Cabell Standard year, you might want to think about sharing with your neighbors and friends who are not able to have a garden - or donate any excess vegetables to the senior citizens in our area for their daily lunch program. God will return you’re giving, back twofold to you, in another way, that’s how it works. A gardener’s poem …… by Sudie Stuart Hager, “HE KNOWS NO WINTER’’ He knows no winter, he who loves the soil; For, stormy days, when he is free from toil, He plans his summer crops, selects his seeds From bright paged catalogues for garden needs, When looking out upon frostsilvered fields, He visualizes autumns golden yields, He sees in snow and sleet and rain, Precious moisture for his early grain, He hears spring heralds in the storms turmoil, He knows no winter, He who loves the soil. Prayer: Our Father in heaven thank you for the rain, and sun, and seeds, to grow our gardens, just another one of your blessings to us. Amen.

Remembering “The Forgotten War” By Justin Waybright justin@thecabellstandard.com

MILTON - The Milton VFW Post 9796 will honor Korean War veterans with a “Pancake For Patriots Breakfast” at 7:30 a.m. Saturday July 27. The Korean War is often referred to as the “Forgotten War.” The Milton VFW wants to bring remembrance to the soldiers, who selflessly served in the 3-yearconflict. It also wishes to honor

the families of these brave men and women who served. “Vets in our Post are what inspired this,” said Dave Wallace, quartmaster at the Milton VFW Post 9796. “Most war veterans relive this every day of their life, and it’s hard to relate that to their families.” Saturday’s event will also mark the 60th anniversary of the signing of the Armistice. The morning breakfast is open to veterans and residents throughout the community.

The purpose of events like this is simple: to remember and honor veterans and their families. “We try, any time we can, to make the community aware of the things they accompished, the sacrifices they gave and everything else they did,” Wallace said. “This is a big event, given the average age of Korean War veterans there are not many left, but we have several vets in our post.” Donations will be accepted at the Milton VFW Post. The breakfast will end at 10:30 a.m.

mage sales and political events. Under the new guidelines, all political and rummage sale event signs must be placed no more than two weeks prior to the event and removed 24 hours after. “I feel that is plenty of time,” said Canterbury. The council agreed. Harshbarger made the motion to approve the change and Councilmember Charlie Conard seconded. In crime news, Milton Police Chief Chuck Zerkle said his department recorded more than $23,000 of stolen property for the month of June. “That’s extremely large,” he

said. Recently, officers arrested a woman, who allegedly stole thousands from city residents. She was charged with grand larceny and placed in the Western Regional Jail Saturday July 6. “We had a housekeeper stealing from several clients - she got people for thousands of dollars, but we arrested her,” Zerkle said. The meeting ended with the city honoring Tiffani Webb’s selfless service to the area. The young woman completed 862 hours of community service. Milton City Council meetings are open to the public. The next one is 7 p.m. Tuesday Aug. 6.

CHANGES FROM PAGE 1 the second reading before it goes into effect. If passed, current singlewides will not be affected. “We’re going to enforce it,” said Canterbury. “We just want to clean the city up.” The council also agreed to make the alley off Mason Street a one-way route to help curb accidents. Councilmember Carl Harshbarger made the motion and Recorder Phyllis Smith seconded. The council approved. Another ordinance amendment was approved Tuesday. Councilmembers agreed to enforce stricter rules regarding rum-

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Marshall Professor and former Olympic trainer will travel to Brazil to present Biomechanics Research HUNTINGTON – Dr. Suzanne Konz of the Marshall University College of Health Professions will travel to Natal, Brazil this summer to present research at the 2013 International Society of Biomechanics (ISB) conference, which takes place once every two years. Konz, an assistant professor of biomechanics in the School of Kinesiology, said she will share her research among the biggest players in the biomechanical field. She will give an oral presentation on her work titled, “Changes in Windmill Pitch Over Time.” “This is one of those conferences, as a biomechanist, that seems more challenging because I’ll be presenting in front of scholars from all around the world,” Konz said. “It’s exciting to think I could potentially expose someone else to a different perspective of biomechanics research.” Cristina Arikawa, a member of the ISB organizing committee, said only 40 percent of the 858 submitted abstracts were chosen for an oral presentation. “Konz was chosen to give an oral presentation due to the qual-

ity of her research and the fit of her research into the (sports biomechanics) theme of the session,” Arikawa said. She said 53 countries will be represented at this year’s conference. A 2002 Winter Olympic Games athletic trainer, Konz now serves as a member of the USA Track & Field sport science biomechanics group specializing in throwing events, specifically the hammer throw. Konz said she will continue to develop relationships with other professionals in this global forum and showcase the amazing work

being done at Marshall University. “I believe this opportunity puts Marshall on the map in terms of research capabilities in the field of sports science,” Konz said. “From a university standpoint, we want students to see what we do and help provide them with similar opportunities to meet the scholars they read about in their textbooks. This makes our department more personal.” Dr. Gary McIlvain, chair of kinesiology and associate dean of the college, said Konz’s work continues to impress him. “Dr. Konz is an undeniable asset to the College of Health Professions and the School of Kinesiology,” McIlvain said. “I look forward to her future research endeavors which can only highlight the breadth of possibilities available here at Marshall.” The conference takes place from Aug. 4 to 9, and Konz will give her oral presentation from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 7. For more information about this year’s conference, visit http://www.isbbrazil.com.

DREAM FROM PAGE 1 stretch and hit the road. Confidence and expectation are written on the faces of Caleb Holbrook and Joshua Minor. The two young men have already logged records in middle school that would gain the respect of high school competitors. From Holbrook’s 8-foot long jump to Minor’s 4:50-1,600meter-run, the Cabell County boys have turned the heads of many. So much in fact, that their achievements qualified them for the prestigious 36th Annual Hershey’s Track and Field Meet. Success in track is second nature to runners in the Cabell Midland High School district. For decades, the program has forged some of the state’s greatest athletes. The secret: practice and an unshakeable determination. Minor endures the pain and mental battle of the formidable 1,600-meter run by training his mind and body. “I pray before I run - it’s a mental game, and that’s how I get through it,” he explained. “My head tells me to stop, but I keep the finish line in mind.” This method of mental training, combined with varying speed

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and distance workouts has given Minor the chance to compete among the nation’s top distance runners. Holbrook began running track as a sprinter. One year ago, the seventh-grader weighed more than 190 lbs. As a way to stay in shape, he jogged. The jogging turned to running and the running, racing. One year later, nearly half his weight has disappeared and Holbrook is becoming one of the area’s best long jumpers. “I wanted to lose weight -I carried 190 lbs. around, and lost it,” he said. “I didn’t think I’d be this good.” Marion Holbrook is proud of her son. “He’s just transformed into a different person,” she said. Through sprinting and distance running, the long-jumper lengthened his mark by eight inches in one month. “That’s phenomenal,” Minor said to his teammate. Both runners credit success to their family and their coaches. Chris Parsons looks forward to working with the boys. “I’m very excited,” the Cabell Midland track coach said. “Both

are great kids and very humble that shows character, and I’m thankful.” Steve Minor remembers running high school track with Holbrook’s father Tom. The two men now get to experience the joy of watching their sons follow in their footsteps. “This is pretty phenomenal,” said Minor. “I wake up thankful every morning.” Tom Holbrook agreed. He is proud of his son’s accomplishments. “It’s amazing,” he said. “I think he’ll do well - he’s running with the cross country guys and strengthening his legs.” Both runners have an undeniable drive to push through and achieve their goals. Minor’s mother Tammy is pleased that her son has made it this far at a young age. “This is wonderful,” she said. “We always told him to never give up, and he didn’t.” The national competition will begin Aug. 1 and end Aug. 4 in Hershey, Pa. Minor hopes to break 4:50 in the 1,600 and Holbrook hopes to break 8-feet in the long jump.

Velma’sView By Velma Kitchens Butcher Hollow Kentucky One Saturday my husband and I, along with my sister and Mom, went to Butcher Hollow Kentucky to visit Loretta Lynn’s home place. I had been past the sign on Route 23 but did not stop. We stopped in Paintsville at the McDonalds for lunch and then went on to Van Lear which is not far. As Loretta Lynn said a” holler”, not a hollow. We turned on a paved one lane road and went very slow as dogs were in the middle of the road and would just barely move for our vehicle as we approached the store where we had to buy tickets. The tickets did not cost very much and we waited on our tour guide. We drove up the “holler” and past the one-room schoolhouse where Loretta and her brothers and sisters attended school. We drove on past the school and several other buildings and came to a deadend. We looked over across a small stream and saw the house Loretta was born and raised in. Of course, it has had some work on it so the public can go inside and see the things there, but it looked just like the house in the movie, Coal Miner’s Daughter. After a bit a man came and introduced himself to us and we found out it was Loretta’s brother Herman Webb. He was so nice and polite as he took us on a tour of the house and told us the stories of his childhood with Loretta. He said in all the years since she left she only has brought one person to the house with her when she came to visit and that person was Cheryl Ladd. I can't remember why she came with her but that was a long time ago. Herman did tell us that Loretta comes occasionally to visit without warning if she is passing by. We sure was hoping she would stop by that day. My mom and sister have seen her perform many times but I have not. After the tour of the house, we went down to the general store that Herman and his family run and talked to the nice people there. Loretta's twin daughters come and visit frequently their cousins and I met the cousin behind the counter. All of her relatives I met were common people and I learned a lot about Butcher Holler. I call them hollers and not hollows. If you do ever want a day trip Butcher Hollow is the place to go and learn some history. The articles in the house are exactly the way they were when Loretta lived there. Loretta Lynn now makes her home in Hurricane Mills Tennessee where I have been also. On our way back from San Antonio, Texas we stopped there as it was closer than Graceland in Memphis. And again another story and I will write about that one. I never thought I would be back to Texas again after our trip my husband and I took in 1979 across the country to Colorado. And again, another story.

United Way unveils new Facebook Page, Contest HUNTINGTON - United Way of the River Cities launched a new Facebook page and is offering a contest for those who like the page. Those who like the page can win a 7-inch 16GB Kindle Fire HD with a PowerFast charger and black standing case. To enter, like the page and fill out the entry form on the page. The contest is available at www.facebook.com/unitedwayoftherivercities. There is no purchase necessary, but entrants must be 18 years or older and live in United Way's service area,

which is Cabell, Wayne, Lincoln, Mason counties in West Virginia and Lawrence County, Ohio. The contest runs through 11:59 p.m. Wednesday, July 24. A winner will be selected at random between noon and 1 p.m. Thursday, July 25. The winner will be notified by telephone and will be posted on the United Way of the River Cities Facebook page. For more official entry and contest rules, visit www.facebook.com/unitedwayoftherivercities. To learn more about United Way of the River Cities, visit www.unitedwayrivercities.org.

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A new crayfish fly for the streams

David Payne Sr. Column by David Payne Sr. davidpayne@theputnamstandard.com

One of my pet peeves is fishing flies that fall apart when you fish with them. I've had several that do and it seems such a waste that so much time and effort is wasted on a fly that only lasts a few casts. The traditional way of tying flies is to start with a thread body (wrapping thread around the hook), and then tie the fly as you go with wrapped thread. Only at the end do you put a dab of rubber cement on the head as you tie off the thread there. If you are an expert tier, I suppose, your flies should be able to stay together if you tie them this way. I however, use Super Glue gel. I

start with a small amount on the hook before I make my first thread wraps. I also add a dab here and there periodically. If it's a dry fly, I'll use very small, strategically-placed amounts. If it's a streamer, I'll use the glue quite liberally and when liberally-applied, superglue and thread, after drying, make a strong combination similar to Fiberglas. I came up with an interesting and fairly easy-tie crayfish (I always called them crawdads) pattern. I had the idea while tying John Tertuliani's crayfish imitation (which was discussed in my column a few weeks ago). You may recall that the crayfish is simply a wooly bugger with eyes at the rear of the hook. Thus, when retrieved, it imitates a crayfish as they swim – backwards. When you are retrieving a crayfish fly, think of how you retrieve a jig – up in an arc, then it falls sharply – because a jig mimics the movement of a fleeing crayfish. A normal streamer fly won't fall fast enough, so John wraps his hook with electrical solder – the unheated solder wire is just wrapped around the hook then covered with thread. I thought, if all this solder weight were concentrated in the right place, on the back side of the shank, the crayfish fly would

The Payne Craw is retrieved with the hook up to reduce snags. The tip of the hackle feather near the hook eye simulates movement of the crayfish tail and the hackle in the middle simulates movement of the crayfish’s legs. move through the water with the sharp end of the hook up, thus reducing snags. The challenge is to get the weight to stay on the back side of the shank and move around on the hook. If you use some Super Glue gel with your thread, you can make a very stout and secure body. You obviously would not want to use a piece of acid-core solder. What I use is some electrical solder I had laying around. I measured the diameter with a pair of vernier calipers. It's 1/16 inch (2mm) in diameter – obviously much thicker than the hook is. I've tried various hooks for this

and found that long shank hooks make the best imitation. On a No. 10 Aberdeen hook, I started with an application of the glue before making my thread body with a red, metallic Kreinik thread then I tied some marabou with a few strands of the red, metallic thread for a “tail,” as you would for a wooly bugger. Remember the tail of the fly is the front of the crayfish I cut a piece of solder so that it was half as long as the shank of the hook. With a pair of pliers, I crushed the solder lengthwise so that it had a flat side to lay on the hook. Then I tied it onto the back

side of the hook shank (the top of the hook as it sits in the vice). I used quite a bit of glue for this. After wrapping the solder and hook shank completely with the red thread, I tied on a pair of small beads for eyes. John uses a short piece of monofilament line for his. He uses heat to melt the line at the ends to make a stopper so the beads won't slide off. I used a slightly longer piece of line. First, using glue and thread, I secured one end of the line to the body then wrapped the red, metallic thread until I got it about where I wanted the eye to be. I put both beads on the line, positioned them where the eyes should be, then (using no glue this time) I tied off the other end of the monofilament line with thread wraps. I repositioned the eyes and tied them off with thread wraps and glue. Using a pair of pliers, I pulled the monofilament snug, clipped the line and secured the end with glue and thread wraps. I made a few wraps with a saddle hackle around the middle of the fly. I used the tip of the hackle feather to make a tail for the crayfish. Kreinik thread by the way is made in Parkersburg, WV. That's one of several reasons I like to use it. You can find some of the thread at West Virginia Hobby and Crafts in Teays Valley.

Outdoors Roundup The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources has announced the winners of the 2012 Big Buck Contest: The contest is sponsored by the DNR, Izaak Walton League of West Virginia, West Virginia Bowhunters Association, West Virginia Muzzeloaders' Association, West Virginia PhysicallyChallenged Advisory Board and Toyota. Michael Taylor of Jumping Branch won the gun category with a 15-point buck he harvested in Summers County. The buck scored 165 5/8. For the muzzeloader category,

William Crothers II of Mineral Wells won with a 14-point Wirt County buck that scored 173 0/8. The winner of the typical bow category was Roger Maynard of Williamson with a 15-point buck from Mingo County that scored 170 1/8. The non-typical winner was Daniel Light from Boomer with a 17-point Fayette County buck that scored 195 0/8. Daniel's buck ranks No. 4 among the alltime buck scores in West Virginia. I'm very glad we don't have to hunt with the crocs: four Australian hunters were tracking pigs with their dogs near Darwin, Australia. One of the dogs caught a

pig in a river and one of the hunters (who was wearing a GoPro camera), waded in to pull them out. The other hunters stood on lookout for approaching crocodiles, but one was apparently already there beneath the water. Suddenly, a 14-foot crocodile exploded from the water and latched onto the dog with its jaws. The hunter barely escaped as the crocodile thrashed wildly. The hunters did not want to be identified and had a friend speak to the news media on their behalf. “It took the dog in one bite,” the friend said. “It was probably the best dog he'll ever have.” A couple of interesting reads

you might want to try this summer were written by U.S. presidents: “Fishing for Fun,” by Herbert Hoover and “Fishing and Shooting Sketches” by Grover Cleveland. They are two vastly different books. Hoover, whom everyone except fly-fishing elitists would consider him something of a flyfishing elitist, chops his book full of quotable lines, such as “all men are equal before fish.” Cleveland spent more time hunting and fishing than even Theodore Roosevelt did. He fished nearly every day, rain or shine, winter or summer. There was nothing elitist about any of Cleveland's attitudes – the small-

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mouth bass was his favorite fish. If you're setting out trail cameras early in preparation for deer season, that's a good thing, but be careful not to put too much pressure on the deer. Big bucks don't like pressure whether you are out with a gun, bow or just checking on a camera. Try to avoid bedding areas and check on your cameras in the middle of the day, if possible. France wants to cull its wolf population, but will need some American hunters to do it. Wolves are a protected species in France, but have been causing significant livestock damage in some areas. French officials have organized cull hunts with no luck. For example, one hunt was organized with 150 hunters and a goal of harvesting 22 wolves. They harvested exactly zero wolves. Problem is, French officials say, nobody there knows how to hunt wolves, despite the fact wolf hunting was once a prestigious sport of the privileged in France. French officials are discussing bringing in expert hunters from the United States and Canada.

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Local Embalmer Makes the Impossible Possible HUNTINGTON - When a loved one dies we are faced with acknowledging a difficult reality. It is very hard to accept the finality of death, but the viewing and funeral helps us begin to do so. At first we must accept the death with our heads, and only over time do we come to accept it with our hearts. When death occurs due to disfiguring trauma, whether caused by accident or disease, this reality may be even harder to deal with. This problem can be compounded when accidents are investigated by various officials who then tell the family that, due to the condition of the body, the deceased is not viewable. Typically, physicians, coroners, and law enforcement personnel are not qualified to make such a determination. There are a select few embalmers who have advanced training and specialize in post-mortem reconstructive surgery. These specialists can reconstruct some of the most severe traumatic injuries and make the deceased’s appearance acceptable

and recognizable. In the Tri-State we are fortunate to have one such specialist. Shane A.S. Ritchie, CFSP is a licensed West Virginia embalmer and funeral director who has an extensive background in special restorative techniques and has undergone advanced training at the world renowned Fountain National Academy in Springfield, MO. After losing his twenty four year old daughter to a severe case of antibiotic resistant pneumonia, Ritchie decided to turn his tragedy into an opportunity to help others who have lost loved ones. He returned to school and finished college with a bachelor’s degree in management from Ottawa University and attended the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science where he graduated Magna Cum Laude in 2007. In that same year he scored in the top 3% of mortuary science students nationwide on the American Board of Funeral Service Education National Board exam. In 2008 he received his West Virginia funeral director and em-

balmer licenses. “I had always had an interest in funeral service. The death of my daughter was the impetus for me to follow my dream and use my God given talents to help others.” Ritchie said. “When my daughter died, I truly realized the importance of the funeral ritual and of viewing the body in particular. I had to see her, to hold her hand and tell her goodbye. Closing the casket was not an option. This was

so important that I had to find a way to help others have the same privilege; even when they have been told by others that it would not be possible.” He added. Since childhood, Mr. Ritchie has had a keen interest in anatomy, sculpture, forensic art, airbrush, and special effects makeup techniques. By adapting these skills to his work as an embalmer, he and a select group of progressive embalmers have helped to usher in a new era in mortuary restoration procedures. He has written numerous articles on the subject which have been published in many funeral trade journals, both nationally and internationally. “Using the special post-mortem reconstructive surgical techniques taught at the Fountain National Academy along with my background in special effects cosmetics, there are very few cases of traumatic death that cannot be restored to an acceptable and identifiable appearance.”, Ritchie said. Thanks to his outstanding work and creativity in his field, Mr.

Ritchie has been invited to be a featured speaker at the International Embalming & Reconstructive Surgery Conference For Professional Embalmers in August of 2014 in Springfield, MO. This conference brings together the brightest minds in the profession from all over the world to discuss and learn new techniques and promote the value of embalming, restorative art, viewing the body, and funeral service. Because of his unwavering belief in the emotional and psychological value of viewing the body before final disposition, Shane A.S. Ritchie, CFSP is available for consultation on subjects of embalming and restoration procedures at no charge regardless of which funeral home a family chooses. He is currently employed as LicenseeIn-Charge at Beard Mortuary, Huntington, WV, and can be reached at (304) 522-8253 or via email at shane.ritchie@carriageservices.com.

Cabell Huntington Hospital Unveils New and Expanded Burn Intensive Care Unit State’s only specialized unit for burn care grows to 6 beds HUNTINGTON - A new and expanded Cabell Huntington Hospital Burn Intensive Care Unit (BICU) was unveiled Tuesday, July 10th after 11 months of construction with features and space further enhancing the state’s only specialized hospital unit for people who suffer from severe burns. The unit relocated from the hospital’s fifth floor to the fourth floor and has grown to include six critical care beds and more than twice

as much space. The new $1.8 million BICU has upgraded equipment and technology necessary to provide advanced care for adults and children with delicate burn injuries. The Cabell Huntington Hospital Burn Intensive Care Unit opened in 1981 with four beds and remains the only unit of its kind inWestVirginia and the Huntington/Tri-State area, treating patients who would otherwise need to be transported

to similar units in Pittsburgh or Cincinnati. The expansion helps meet the growing needs of the more than 350 patients treated for burn injuries each year at Cabell Huntington Hospital. The BICU physicians and staff use a team approach to help burn victims, while recognizing the complications that often occur as the result of a burn. Physical and occupational therapists, dietitians, respiratory therapists, pastoral

counselors and social workers work together with the medical staff to help burn patients recover. Staff members also provide outreach and education about burn prevention and treatment techniques for community medical facilities and community members. For more information about the Burn Intensive Care Unit at Cabell Huntington Hospital, please call 304.526.2390 or visit www.cabellhuntington.org/services/bicu.

Cabell Huntington Hospital is a 303-bed academic medical center located in Huntington, West Virginia. Cabell Huntington cares for patients from more than 29 counties throughoutWestVirginia, eastern Kentucky and southern Ohio. Opened in 1956, it is a teaching hospital and is affiliated with Marshall University Schools of Medicine and Nursing.

growing as a Christian for members of Milton Baptist. From a traditional and a contemporary Sunday service to a plethora of small groups, online services, ministries and outreach programs, this church body offers specialized niches to meet the needs of any and all members. Mills has preached here for more than six years, and his position is more than a job, but a calling, he said. “I have the opportunity to deal with people when they’re hurting - people allow you into their lives, and sometimes, through the Spirit, you can share wisdom and help and be with them in the midst of their struggles,” he said.

“I also get to share in their joy and be with people when they ask Christ into their lives.” The pastor continued, “It’s exciting to see their journey begin.” Another aspect that has helped Milton Baptist remain resilient for 135 years is its attention to forward thinking. “Where there is no vision, the people perish,” states Proverbs 29:18. But this church has a vision. “My vision is everything we do today will have an impact on the future,” said Mills. “It’s what God is doing through us and by us in our country.” Milton Baptist Church will celebrate a feat: loving, impacting and growing through 135 years of

service. The church will hold a celebration service 10:30 a.m. Sunday July 28 with a special dinner to follow where former pastors and members will reminisce. The church holds contemporary service and Sunday school

9:30 a.m., traditional service and Sunday school 11 a.m. and small groups 6 p.m. on Sundays. For more information about Milton Baptist, call (304) 7433461 or visit http://miltonbaptistchurch.net.

JOURNEY FROM PAGE 1 history, we have never been afraid to do new things,” he said. “We don’t hold on to something just because of tradition - some things we must let go of.” Mills continued, “The willingness to examine, let go, tweak and create - that is what has helped us continue to grow after 135 years.” That growth has inspired the construction of a parsonage, a gym and an educational wing during the past years. Even more than church expansion, the congregation has grown in its hunger to step outside church walls and change the world. The avenues to accomplish this mission are vast. So are the ways of learning about God and

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Milton Flea Market bursts with Vendors & Visitors

Every weekend the Milton Flea Market sees more and more visitors. Many folks who travel from miles away to check out the vendors who arrive each week to sell a variety of items. Photos by Justin Waybright

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Restaurants invited to participate in 50th Anniversary International Festival this fall HUNTINGTON - International restaurants from throughout the Tri-State Area are invited to participate in Marshall University's 50th anniversary International Festival, scheduled from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at the SMG-managed Big Sandy Superstore Arena. Restaurants can still apply for a spot in the festival by submitting an application this summer. Participants will receive a portion of the proceeds from ticket sales and promotion of their restaurant. The deadline to apply is Friday, Aug. 9, and space is limited. The application form can be downloaded from the Marshall University Center for International Programs website at http://www.marshall.edu/cip/festival/. For the second year, the festival will take place at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena, to accommodate the event’s need for more space. As the largest entertainment venue in the Tri-State, Big Sandy Superstore Arena hosts concerts, family shows, trade shows, and regional and state athletic competitions. "We were very happy with the attendance last year," said Dr. Clark Egnor, executive director of Marshall's Center for Interna-

Scenes from the 2012 International Festival at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena in Huntington. Photos by Rick Haye/Marshall University. tional Programs. "But we anticipate many more people will attend this year with the observance of the anniversary." Admission to the festival is free and the event is open to the public. In addition to the international foods prepared by restaurants, the International Festival will also feature music and dance from around the world along with displays representing more than 60 countries and cultures provided

by Marshall University international students and the Tri-State international community, in partnership with Cabell County Schools and Mountwest Community and Technical College. "The international festival events are the perfect opportunity for students, faculty, sta sff and members of the community to enjoy the international diversity and global opportunities found on the Marshall campus and in the surrounding community," Egnor

said. Currently, Marshall enrolls more than 400 international students from 60 countries. Marshall President Stephen J. Kopp has set a goal for Marshall to double the number of international students in the next several years. Each restaurant will offer tastings of its signature menu items. Egnor said that by purchasing food tickets, guests can sample a variety of foods from all over the world at very affordable prices. "Festivalgoers," he said, "will have

an opportunity to easily explore new restaurants and sample different international dishes they would not ordinarily try.You won't walk away hungry." For further details about Marshall University's annual International Festival, contact the Center for International Programs at 304696-6265, e-mail cip@marshall.edu, or visit the International Festival website at http://www.marshall.edu/cip/festival/.

MU Foundation surpasses goal in 630 by 6/30 Challenge Campaign HUNTINGTON - The Marshall University Office of Development surpassed an ambitious fundraising goal in June, helping the MU Foundation finish the fiscal year on a strong note. A one-month campaign, called “MU Challenge 630 by 6/30,” raised more than $78,000 – including two endowed scholarship gifts totaling $32,000, according to Grif-

fin Talbott, director of annual giving. The goal was for 630 donors to make contributions during the month of June. Overall, 648 donors gave to the campaign. Dr. Greg Crews and Dr. Dallas Nibert, who have a family dentistry practice in Huntington, agreed to contribute $10,000 when the goal of 630 donors was met.

What with the past few days of summer being rather warm, these five feathered friends decided to take to the water and enjoy a cool dip at a local ‘swimming’ spot. Photo by Justin Waybright

“The MU Challenge 630 by 6/30 was a huge success,” Talbott said. “Thanks to Drs. Greg Crews and Dallas Nibert. They were the first to offer a challenge gift.” Talbott was thrilled with the success of the challenge campaign. He

praised Marshall alumni, friends and family for their contributions. Christine Anderson, assistant vice president with the MU Foundation, said she also is grateful to all who contributed. “We are grateful to doctors Greg

Crews and Dallas Nibert for serving as examples in our first-ever challenge campaign,” she said. “Our success is made possible by the partnerships we have with our friends and alumni and they are certainly a testament to that.”

It's here - Family Dollar has moved into its new location in Culloden. The new store aims to be cleaner, larger and offer a better shopping experience for its patrons. Photo by Justin Waybright

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Down 1. Place 2. “Gladiator” setting 3. Native of W. African country whose capital is Dakar 4. Mary in the White House 5. Appropriate 6. Lower in rank 7. Caribbean cruise stop 8. Eudora ___, Am. shortstory writer 9. Buttocks 10. Assessments of worth 11. Lady Macbeth, e.g. 12. Put one’s foot down? 13. Adjusts, as a clock 21. Openness 25. Setting for TV’s “Newhart” 27. Held back 29. Lower case letters

30. Torsos (slang) 31. Acad. 32. Reprimand, with “out” 33. Arch type 35. Computer-generated imagery (acronym) 36. Storage space between ship decks

37. Bowel cleansings 42. Needle opening 46. Ethically indifferent 48. Devinely inspired poet in India 49. Acrylic fiber 50. Kind of mill 52. Wombs

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MONA F. BOWEN ANDREW "CARL" CALDWELL MARY E. CAUDILL NAOMI "RUTH" DAWSON LESLIE VASCO EAVES NORVELL A. "BUTCH" FETTY, JR. JOHN IRWIN HINES DAVID SHAWN LAWHON REVA JEAN SMITH MEADOWS SHIRLEY "SHIRT" O'DELL CARL EDWARD VANCE RAWNIE K. WHITE WALDROP

MONA F. BOWEN Mona F. Bowen, 45, of Milton, passed away July 11, 2013, after a long illness. She is a daughter of Barbara (Chapman) Spears of Barboursville and the late Charles Spears. She was also preceded in death by a half brother, Chuck Spears. Mona spent most of her life in food service as a server and manager, which she truly enjoyed. She was successful in this pursuit because she had such a warm pleasant, eager to please personality with everyone she met. Survivors include two children, Brittany Bowen of Athens, Ga., and Brandon Bowen of Albemarle, N.C.; one brother, Michael (Deborah) Spears; two sisters, Michele (Mark) Theiss of Fairfax, Va., and Mary Baisden of Barboursville, W.Va.; a host of nieces and nephews and many dear friends. She was also the fiancée of Rod Bostic of Milton. She will be sadly missed by all. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, July 16, 2013, at Wallace Funeral Home & Chapel, Barboursville, by Rev. John Chapman. Burial was in Forest Memorial Park, Milton. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.timeformemory.com/wallace.

ANDREW "CARL" CALDWELL Andrew “Carl” Caldwell, 87 of Ona, passed away July 15, 2013. He was born August 16, 1925, in Milton, W.Va., a son of the late James Caldwell and Theo McCormick Caldwell. He was also preceded in death by two foster daughters, Annie Bell and Debbie Jean Collins; three sisters; and four brothers. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Joyce Carol Johnson Caldwell; one daughter, Linda Hayes; foster daughter, Patricia Rose; one sister, Anna Weatherholt; one brother, Gene Caldwell; and several grandchildren and greatgrandchildren. Funeral services were conducted Thursday July 18, 2013 at Wallace Funeral Home, Milton, by Pastor Paul Meadows. Burial was in White Chapel Memorial Gardens.

MARY E. CAUDILL Mary E. Caudill, 74 of Ona, WV, passed away, on Tuesday, July 09,

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The Cabell Standard 2013 at her home. She was born February 15, 1939 the daughter of the late Hiram H. and Savannah Sturgill Johnson. She was a homemaker and a 1957 graduate of Whitesburg High School in Whitesburg, KY. She is survived by one son, Glenn David Lloyd of Ona, WV; one brother, Cliff Johnson of Ona, WV; two grandchildren, Amy Friend and Brandi Compton both of Ironton, OH; six greatgrandchildren, nieces and nephews, Jeffrey Johnson, Renee Johnson, Ashley Johnson all of Ona, WV, Kim and Suzie Burns, Danny and Debbie Day, Louisville, KY. A Celebration of Life Memorial Service was held Tuesday, June 16, 2013 at Henson & Kitchen Mortuary, Barboursville, WV. Condolences may be made at www.hensonmortuary.com.

NAOMI "RUTH" DAWSON Naomi "Ruth" Dawson, 77, of Ruckersville, Va., passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 9, 2013, at the University of Virginia Medical Center. Born on February 20, 1936, in W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Dorse and Melba Tucker Jarvis. She was also preceded in death by her husband, James R. Dawson; and her brother, Larry Jarvis. Ruth earned an Associate Degree from Parkersburg Community College. She worked as a Social Worker. In her retirement, she enjoyed attending JABA Day Care, listening to music, floral arranging, painting, traveling, riding motorcycles as a passenger with her son, and most of all spending time with her family for whom she loved dearly. She is survived by her sons, Stephen R. Dawson and Michael J. Dawson of W.Va.; a daughter, Daphne L. Dawson of Ruckersville; beloved grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and a sister, Debra Sears of W.Va. A memorial service was held at Stump Funeral Home in Arnoldsburg, W.Va. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1445 E Rio Rd, Suite 104, Charlottesville, Virginia 22901.

LESLIE VASCO EAVES It's the life behind the words that makes the testimony effective." On July 14, 2013, our loving husband, father, brother, grandfather, father-in-law, family member and friend, Leslie Vasco Eaves, 72, of Barboursville, W.Va., was called home by our loving master, Jesus. He was born April 1, 1941, in Huntington, W.Va., a son of the late Kenny and Angeline Adkins Eaves. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a very dear sister Lettie Eaves, a very sweet and kind sister Spicie

Eaves, a brother baptized the same day in Christ as his mother crossed over, Edward "Ebo" Eaves and another brother Orville Eaves. He is survived today by his loving Savior Jesus Christ, the one who died for us and yet lives; his loving wife and constant companion, Linda Bartram Eaves; two sons, Dwayne Eaves and his wife Bonnie of Branchland, W.Va., and Tony Eaves and his wife Terri of Ashland, Ky.; a daughter Debbie Adkins and her husband Mike of Barboursville; two granddaughters, Sarah Eaves of Ashland, Ky., and Holly Adkins of Barboursville; one grandson, Seth Adkins of Barboursville; his loving sisters Thelma Sizemore and Vanie Farley; and three brothers, Stanton Eaves, Robert Eaves and Kenneth Eaves. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, July 17, 2013, at the Wallace Funeral Home & Chapel by the Rev. Jesse Lacy. Burial was in Eaves Cemetery, Branchland, W.Va. The family would like to thank many dear loved ones. "Dad, your greatest lesson to us, Ephesians 4: 2-5, With all lowliness and meekness, with longsuffering, forbearing one another in love; Endeavoring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace. There is one body, and one Spirit, even as ye are called in one hope of your calling; One Lord, one faith, one baptism."

NORVELL A. "BUTCH" FETTY, JR. Norvell A. "Butch" Fetty, Jr., 71, of Huntington, W.Va., died July 13, 2013, at his home. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, July 17 at Beard Mortuary, Huntington, with the Pastor Randy Scites officiating. Burial was in Woodmere Memorial Park. He was born April 6, 1942, in Cabell County, W.Va., a son of the late Norvell A. Fetty Sr., and Elenor Maynard Fetty. He was also preceded in death by his loving wife Glenna L. Nelson Fetty; stepson Jennings Michael Maynard; father-in-law Robert H. Nelson and mother-in-law Tenna Marie Finley Nelson. He was formerly employed at Ensign Electric and retired after 30-plus years at CSX Transportation. He is survived by one son and two daughters-in-law, Jeffery Allen and April Fetty of Huntington and Shelley Maynard of Lavalette; one daughter and sonin-law, Shelly and James A. Vaughn of Huntington; four grandchildren, Amber Maynard Rice and her husband Jim Rice, Jared Maynard, Brandon Vaughn and Rachel Fetty; two greatgrandsons, Jameson Rice and Benjamin Maynard Lucas and one great-granddaughter, Alyssa Rice; one sister and brother-inlaw, Sharon and James "Jim" Thornburg; his stepmother, Re-

becca "Joy" Fetty: five sisters-inlaw, Pauline Maynard of Huntington, Marjorie Arthur of Huntington, Nellie Horn of Wayne, Roberta Adkins and her husband Carl of Wellston, Ohio and Rose Boyes and her husband Kenneth of Wayne; one brotherin-law, Robert "Bob" Nelson of St. Joes Beach, Fla.; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends. A special thanks to his caregiver Betty Burcham, his Hospice nurse Mary Foster and his Hospice CNA Toni. All three of these women took amazing care of our father and treated him just like part of their family. He will be forever loved and deeply missed by all of those who knew him. Online condolences may be sent at www.beardmortuary.com.

JOHN IRWIN HINES John Irwin Hines, 74, of Beaufort, SC, passed away on Monday July 8, 2013, at Duke University Medical Center, surrounded by his family. A native of Huntington, W.Va., John was born on October 11, 1938, to the late Jack and Vivian Campbell Hines. For the last 17 years, John and Kay have lived in Beaufort, S.C. John was affectionately known to everyone as Pops. He graduated from Marshall University with a Master's Degree in Communications. He was employed in management for 30 years with Huntington Alloys. He enjoyed playing golf and delivered mobile meals In Beaufort for the past 4 years. More than anything, he enjoyed time spent with his loving wife, children, grandchildren and friends. John and Kay were married for 52 years. He is survived by his wife, Kay Hines; sisters, Jackie Cooper and Connie Crews; uncle, Charles Hines; daughters, Amy Hendrickson and husband Tim, Carrie Hines and son David Hines and wife Jeannie; grandchildren, Jordan, Shane, Madison, Thomas, and Jack. Memorial contributions may be made to: The Marshall University Foundation School of Journalism and Mass Communication Attn Melanie Griffins, Director of Development 519 John Marshall Drive Huntington WV 25703 Checks made to the MU Foundation with John Hines Memorial on the memo line. Online memorials www.mitchellatrmp.com.

DAVID SHAWN LAWHON Our dear sweet loving son, husband, brother, father, grandfather, friend, DAVID SHAWN LAWHON, 41, of Glenwood, W.Va., went home to be with his Lord and Saviour on July 12, 2013. "Our hearts are filled with memories that make us laugh and cry. From the toothless white headed little boy to the sweet loving man you became. The years seemed to fly by us as we shared the days of our carefree youth, as we knew each other's ways. We want to share our heartfelt truth, we loved you then, we love you now and we will love you in our hearts and memories forever." David is preceded in death by his father, Zollie Jr. "Dave" Lawhon. He left behind his wife, Gloria Damron Lawhon; his mother, Jewel "Judy" Lawhon; his daughter, Ashley Rhoden (Wes); stepchildren, Keairea Damron, Terrah Sexton and Christopher Shawn Wheeler; brother, Joe Lawhon (Jennifer); sisters, Lora Cremeans-Vance (Darren), Melissa Lawhon, Linda Spillman (Bob), Carolyn Thompson (Bud), Marilyn Cupit, Sydney Moore, Terri Whitney; grandchildren, Triston Rhoden, Gavin Paul Damron and Scarlet Eleanor Damron; all of his aunts and uncles, a bunch of nieces and nephews (whom David loved and cherished) and also some very special friends, Rena Vance, Dot Foster and Jean McGuffin and many others. David was the kind of person that once God put him in your path, he was etched in your heart forever. Those who knew him loved him. He loved his family and was very proud of his grandchildren. They brought out a different smile in David. Anytime David saw you, he always gave you that tight squeeze hug of his, followed by a pat on the back, and an "I love you." He will be sadly missed by many. Funeral services were conducted Friday, July 19, 2013, at the Wallace Funeral Home, Milton, by Rev. Jimmy Dailey. Burial was in Bexfield Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the funeral home.

REVA JEAN SMITH MEADOWS Reva Jean Smith Meadows, 72, of Eleanor, went home to be with

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Page 12 –Tuesday,July 23,2013 the Lord Friday, July 12, 2013, following a long illness. She was a graduate of Buffalo High School and a lifelong resident of Eleanor, a town that she loved very much. She was proud of the fact that her parents were homesteaders in the town that she grew up in. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Eleanor. Reva was well known around the town by her neighbors and their families. She took great joy in making them goody baskets with special little treasures for holidays, birthdays and special events in their lives. For this kindness, her neighbors nominated her for the Hometown Hero Award from WSAZ-TV in 2001, which she very humbly accepted. She was a very giving and sharing person who always had a special interest for the elderly in the community, and for her special dog "Precious." Reva was loved and will be sadly missed by all who knew her. Born December 17, 1940, she was the daughter of the late Oren and Imogene Smith. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Annis. Survivors include her husband, Donald "Choc" Meadows; sons, Shawn (Lorie) Meadows of Buffalo, and Don (Kim) Meadows of Eleanor; brothers, Larry (Judy)

Obituaries Smith, and Dallas (Trena) Smith, both of Buffalo, Marvin (Kathy) Smith of Eleanor, and James Morris Smith (Sam) of Huntington; sister, Avis Newman of Eleanor; grandchildren, Jordan (Mike) Hager of Watertown, N.Y., Abeigh Meadows of Eleanor, and Brooke and Paige Brogan of Eleanor. The family suggests memorial donations are made to First Baptist Church, 901 Roosevelt Blvd. Eleanor, WV 25070. Funeral services were held Tuesday, July 16, at Raynes Funeral Home Eleanor Chapel with Pastor David Panaro, Jr. officiating. Burial was in Beech Grove Cemetery, Eleanor. Online condolences may be sent to the Meadows family and the online guest book signed by visiting www.raynesfuneralhome.com. Raynes Funeral Home Eleanor Chapel, Eleanor was in charge of arrangements.

SHIRLEY "SHIRT" O'DELL Shirley "Shirt" O'Dell of Dixie died July 9, 2013, at the age of 69 after a long illness. He served in the U.S. Army as a military police officer during the Vietnam War. Shirt is survived by his brother and caretaker, Ralph O'Dell and sister-in-law, Mitzie. He is also

survived by his sister, Dot Morton, who was also instrumental in caring for Shirt during his illness. Other survivors include two sisters, Allie Marie O'Dell Cook of Seebert and Mary Ellen Duffy of Milton and brother, Tim O'Dell of Milton. Shirt is also survived by nieces, whom he thought of as daughters, Samantha DeBoard and husband, Jimmy and son, Jimmy Jr. and a special niece, Brandi O'Dell and husband, Paul Wilson. As per Shirt's wishes, his body was cremated and a military service will take place at a later time at Donel C. Kinnard Memorial Veterans Cemetery, Dunbar. Cooke Funeral Home, Nitro, was in charge of arrangements.

CARL EDWARD VANCE Carl Edward Vance, 88, of Barboursville, W.Va., passed away July 10, 2013. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 17, 2013, at the Wallace Funeral Home & Chapel, Barboursville, by Rev. Brent Beckett. Burial was in White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Barboursville. He was born April 17, 1925, in Huntington, a son of the late William Pearley and Bertie Taylor Vance. Carl was a retired foreman from INCO, a veteran of the United

The Cabell Standard States Marine Corps, having served in the South Pacific. He was a member of Barboursville Baptist Church, a member of Gideons International, a member of the Minerva Lodge #13, A.F. &A.M., Barboursville, and a member of the Marine Corps League, Huntington. He was preceded in death by his wife Doris Gibson Vance; brothers Paul, Chester and James Vance; sisters Bessie Anderson, Regenia Estep and JoAnn Holley. He is survived by his daughters Carla Lovelace of Myrtle Beach, S.C., and Tammy Galford of Barboursville; one sister, Armenda Wallace of Huntington; two grandsons, Sean Corder of Myrtle Beach, S.C., and Brett Corder of Summerville, S.C.; two granddaughters, Korenne Morrison of Milton, and Michaela Richardson of Durham, N.C.; four greatgrandchildren, Cannon and Sutton Corder of Summerville, S.C., and Zachary and Mackenzie Morrison of Milton. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.timeformemory.com/wallace.

RAWNIE K. WHITE WALDROP Rawnie K. White Waldrop, 73, of Culloden, passed away July 14, 2013, after an extended ill-

ness. She was born in Sissonville and worked in the banking industry for many years. Her greatest joys were arts and crafts, quilting and spending time with her family. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe R. Waldrop, and mother, Odana D. White. She is survived by her father, Ira C. White Jr. of Culloden; daughter and son-in-law, Natalie and Bill Hollyfield of Charleston; sister and brotherin-law, Robin and Alan Chaney of Culloden; brother, Roderick C.M. White of Parkersburg; nephew, Ric (Brandi) Forbes of Hurricane; nieces, Katie (Dan) Von Herrmann of Reston, Va., and Odana Lee Chaney of Culloden; and very special grandnephews and grand-nieces, Seth, Beth, Emmarose and Liam Forbes. Per her wishes, she was cremated. A memorial service to honor her life was held on Saturday, July 20, at Grace Wesleyan Church, Culloden. Donations may be made to Grace Wesleyan Church, P.O. Box 890, Culloden, WV 25510. Cooke Funeral Home and Crematorium, Nitro, assisted the Waldrop family. You may express online condolences at www.cookefuneralhome.com.

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Kim Bailey Honored as Cabell County Schools Service Personnel Employee of the Year Cabell County Schools is pleased to announce that, Kim Bailey, Secretary at the Salt Rock Elementary School, is the district’s “Service Personnel Employee of the Year” for 2013. Bailey was honored with a reception at the Board of Education’s Regular Board meeting in June. Bailey came to work for Cabell County Schools as a substitute in 2001. According to Manager of Service Personnel, Jerry Lake, she has “…maintained an exemplary employment record with regard to attendance, job performance, and willingness to accept assignments at any school or grade level.” Since becoming a full time School Secretary in 2004, Lake says Mrs. Bailey has worked under the supervision of five different Principals at two work sites assignments and, without exception, has received very positive evaluations from each one. “Comments such as cooperative, punctual, excellent attendance, multitasker, attention to detail, professional, friendly,

team-player, asset to the staff, personable, and great work ethic appear consistently on evaluations from each administrator who has supervised her,” says Mr. Lake. In 2010, Mrs. Bailey took on ad-

ditional responsibilities with the school system as GED Examiner of the Official GED Testing Center at the Cabell County Career Technology Center. Bailey has served as the service personnel representative on her

schools’ LSIC committees, and on budget committees. She also recently completed training and received a certificate from the Department of Homeland Security’s PCII Program Office. Lake says he frequently calls

upon Mrs. Bailey to provide training for newly hired substitute secretaries. “She provides excellent training to the new hires, giving them ample opportunities for hands-on real world experience as a school secretary,” Lake says. Bailey is active in her community and Church. She is a member of a group that provides prayer shawls and other items to the Hospice House in Huntington, WV. Her group also provides supplies to the Barboursville Veteran’s Home and food and supplies to the Huntington Animal Shelter. Bailey is also the proud grandmother of an Autistic child. She and her family are active supporters of the Autism Foundation and she participates in various fundraising activities for the group. “Mrs. Bailey always handles her job with poise and grace even under stressful conditions. She always dresses appropriately, has impeccable telephone skills, and is a role model for students, staff, and the community,” adds Mr. Lake.


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