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Girls on the Run race competitively Visitors to Cabell Midland are greeted by a new marquee designed by members of the Excalibur Chapter of the National Honor Society.

Midland marquee gets a facelift The Cabell Midland High School marquee has a new look. Members of the Excalibur Chapter of the National Honor Society at Cabell Midland High School helped to design and donate a new graphic to greet visitors as they come to the school. The previous marquee’s graphics were in need of repair and the students had a vision that took the marquee into the future. Officers of the Excalibur Chapter met with Chapter Adviser Sarah-Elaine Benda Jarrett afterschool on multiple occasions to brainstorm what the new graphics were going to look like. Students came up with various ideas and ultimately decided on the elements seen as you drive down Route 60. “By being a part of the design team, I was thrilled to be able to SEE MIDLAND ON PAGE 7

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Girls on the Run, a nonprofit organization that seeks to inspire confidence and teach life skills and teamwork to girls in the third-through fifth-grades in Cabell and Wayne counties, celebrated its first competitive race on Sunday afternoon. Above, participants line up for the start of the 5K and 10K races. Right, about 60 of the 179 participants in the 10K portion were from the Girls on the Run program. The program is currently in Village of Barboursville Elementary and Spring Hill Elementary schools. Photos by Jim Parsons

Shelters seek $30,000 in help from county By Jim Ross For The Cabell Standard

Faced with a cut in help from the state, Branches Domestic Violence Shelter is asking counties in its service area to help fill the gap. Three officials from Branches attended the April 24 meeting of the Cabell County Commission to request $30,000 for next fiscal year’s budget.

Julia Woelfel, a board member of Branches, said Branches provides services in Cabell, Lincoln, Wayne, Mason and Putnam counties. It could see its appropriation from the Legislature cut for next fiscal year as the state deals with its own budget problems, she said. “Each year our needs grow and our budget shrinks,” she said. SEE SHELTERS ON PAGE 5

Barboursville May events The Village of Barboursville has numerous events scheduled during the month of May. The first event is the Village Wide rummage sale from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 3. This is a great time to clean out attics, basements and garages and earn some extra money. For information on this event call the Village Hall at 304-736-9820. The second event is Spring cleanup week. It is set for May 5 to 10. The cleanup event is for city

residents only. Residents will be asked to show their identification before disposing of items. The city will be accepting items from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Barboursville Pool Parking lot. Items not accepted include: construction materials, batteries, paint, oil or appliances with Freon. Tires off the rim will be accepted. At the end of May on Memorial Day Laudau Eugene MurSEE EVENTS ON PAGE 5

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Page 2 –Thursday,May 1,2014 Creekside in Hurricane announces schedule Creekside in Hurricane has set its May entertainment schedule. It includes: Friday, May 2: 8:30 p.m. Jordan Jefferson, Acoustic Pop Rock Saturday, May 3 – 9:30 p.m. Black Mtn Revival, Folk Grass from Roanoke, Va. $3 Cover Saturday, May 10 – 9 p.m. Two Bands, Our Alias/Mojomatic. $3 Cover, Appalachian Rock/Folk Friday, May 16 – 9:30 p.m. Beggars Clan, Appalachian Rock Thursday, May 29 – 8 p.m. Jeff Thomasson, Jazz Guitarist Saturday, May 31 – Others & Us, $3 Cover, Folk/Rock. Home Runs for Hunger 3: The Battle at Barboursville The third annual Home Runs for Hunger is Saturday, May 3, with the first pitch at 7:15 p.m. All proceeds benefit Facing Hunger Foodbank. A new addition to Home Runs for Hunger is “Draft Night,” from 6 - 9 p.m. Friday, May 2, when local celebrities will be drafted to Team Miller or Team Moses. An auction will take place for an open spot on each roster. Tickets can be purchased

Community Calendar through the food bank by phone or email. Another addition to the event is MLB’s Pitch, Hit and Run competition sponsored by the Hit Center. Boys and girls, ages 7 to 14, can compete free of charge. Registration starts at 2:30 p.m. with competition at 3:30 p.m. Up for raffle are tickets to a Cincinnati Reds game, John Berry performance at the Paramount Theater, plus other prizes. With food, games and prizes, Home Runs for Hunger is an event for the whole family. Racing at Ona Speedway Racing begins at 7 p.m., May 3 at Ona Speedway, 2674 Prichard Road. Visit www.onaspeedway.com for more information. Open Rail Band to perform at Opry House Open Rail Band will perform Saturday, May 3, at the Mountaineer Opry House, Milton. Admission: Adults $15, Seniors $12, Children 12 & under $5. Tickets sold at the door day of show. For more information call 304743-5749.

Guyandotte Elementary bringing back Carnival Guyandotte Elementary School’s Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) will host the school’s first carnival in 20 years. This day of family fun is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 3, on the school’s playground. The event, which is open to the community, will feature inflatables from the local VFW, Heroes for Hire, games and other vendors. The school’s fifth grade class will be hosting a yard sale and will have food available for purchase. For information, contact Principal Martha Evans at 304-5285128. Huntington to celebrate National Train Day Downtown Live, a committee of the Huntington Regional Chamber of Commerce, announces that the City of Huntington will celebrate National Train Day May 3, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. with ceremonies scheduled for 12:30. The event will be at Heritage Station, 210 11th St., Huntington. For additional information, contact the Suzanne Brady, Downtown Live Coordinator, at 304-525-5131. Spring into watercolor Pati Payne, watercolorist and Renaissance Artist, will offer beginning watercolor classes May 2 and May 16, from 1-3 p.m., at the Renaissance Art Gallery. Cost is $20 if painting supplies are not furnished; $25 if supplies must be furnished. Contact Payne at 740533-1516 to sign up. The Renaissance Art Gallery is

located at 900 Eighth St., Suite #20, Huntington. Barboursville Spring cleanup week Spring Cleanup week in Barboursville May 5 - 10, 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. at the Barboursville pool parking lot. Items not accepted include construction materials, batteries, paint, oil, appliances with freon. Tires will be accepted if off the rim. Ballroom dance lessons Learning to cha-cha classes every Monday in May, 7 - 8:30 p.m. at the Underwood Center, 632 Ninth Ave., Huntington The class is for any adult wanting to learn to dance. Dress code is “comfortable.” Shoes need to let your feet move easily on the floor - an old pair of socks is great. For cost and more information, contact Gayle Riggs 304-453-1250 or email rigg1209@zoominternet.net. Friday dance party Friday dance parties, with a springtime theme, 7 - 10 p.m., May 9 and 30 at the Underwood Center, 632 Ninth Ave., Huntington. For more details contact dnbl@msn.com. Mother’s Day events at Huntington Mall The More for Mom show is scheduled May 10, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Macy’s Court. The Mom and Me Fashion show at 1 p.m. features guest models and their children modeling summer fashions from Huntington Mall stores. The Mother Daughter Look-alike contest at 2 p.m. has mother/daughter look-a-likes competing for prizes. For more information contact the mall office, 304-733-0492 Ext. 109.

The Cabell Standard OWVA will offer a four-week course in Extreme Couponing beginning Monday, May 12. Classes will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at 1005 Virginia Ave., Huntington. The course aims to teach individuals how to maximize their savings and use coupons to shop free. Enrollees will learn coupon lingo, methods of coupon organization, coupon policies, and so much more. Those who successfully complete the course will leave with the skills necessary to increase their monthly retail savings. The cost of the class is $59 per person; group rates apply for a group of four or more. To enroll and/or get group rates, contact Andrea Lupson, career center instructor, at 304-5237461. Beekeepers meeting The Cabell-Wayne Beekeepers Association will meet 7 p.m. May 12 at Lavalette Methodist Church, Route 152, Lavalette. Dues are $12 annually. For more information, visit www.cabellwaynebeekeepers.go oglepages.com. Sarah Napier Love Your Guts 5K The Love Your Guts 5K run begins 9:10 a.m., May 17 at Barboursville Park. Entry fee is $20 before May 9; $25 after May 9. For information contact Greg Creasy at gcreasy@pearidgebaptist.com. Robert Trippett & Starlight Band at Milton VFD Robert Trippett and the Starlight Band will perform 7-10 p.m. each Friday in May at the Milton Fire Department, 341 E. Main St. Concessions available. Smoke and alcohol free. Admission $6 adults; children 8 and under free. Call 304-576-2076 or 304-5762332 for details.

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2014 primary candidate profiles and positions U.S. House of Representatives 3rd Congressional District Evan Jenkins (R) It has been the honor of my lifetime to represent Cabell and W a y n e counties in the state legislature. My wife Elizabeth and I and our three children are blessed to call this Evan Jenkins (R) community home. I entered public service to increase educational and job opportunities for our children and improve the quality of life for all residents of our region, and I will do the same in Congress. This country is moving in the wrong direction. Our economy continues to leave far too many out of work. ObamaCare has resulted in higher out-of-pocket health care costs and canceled insurance for millions of Americans. The agenda coming out of Washington is having a particularly negative impact here in West Virginia because their policies heavily punish the energy, health care and manufacturing industries upon which our economy relies. Because certain representatives are committed to their own party, nothing is being done to alleviate the struggles most West Virginians are enduring. Congress is gridlocked, and Washington is

failing to provide leadership, choosing instead to double-down on failed agendas. But if we’re going to undo the damage the last five years have done, as well as chart this country on a course that improves the lives, wages and retirement security of West Virginians, we must put partisanship aside and solve problems. I have been a problem-solver in the legislature, working across the aisle to protect higher education funding, address the crime and drug epidemics we’ve faced for years, and improve the climate for small businesses to operate in West Virginia. Now more than ever, we need leaders in Congress who focus on solving problems for our state and who are dedicated to preserving our constitutionally protected rights and freedoms; that’s the kind of leadership I’ll bring to Congress if I’m privileged enough to earn your support once again.

Richard Ojeda (D) I was raised and graduated from high school in Logan County. I served 24 years in US Army as an enlisted man until I received a military scholarship to attend WVSU to earn my degree and commission to the rank of 2nd Lieutenant. While In college I also served in the National Guard as a scout. As an officer I served in numerous leadership positions to include Platoon Leader, Company Commander in both peacetime and during combat, Chief of Operations for a Brigade in combat, Operations Officer during the Humanitarian mission to Haiti immediately following the devastating earth-

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quake and Security Forces Team Chief over eight Afghan Police organizations while in Afghanistan. I have proudly served with the 82nd Airborne Division, 2nd Infantry Division, 10th Mountain Division and the 20th Airborne Engineers. Since returning from Afghanistan I co-founded the LEAD (Logan Empowerment, Action and Developemnt) Community Organization. In the past two years since its establishment we have sent 800(+) children to school with new shoes, removed graffiti, removed tons of litter and over 1,000 tires out of the creeks, pressured local leadership to establish the Abandoned/Dilapidated Structures Program that has removed over 100 structures to date, run a toy drive with numerous organizations, civic groups, churches and volunteers that blanketed Logan two years in a row with toys for Christmas to assist families that have fallen on hard times. I stepped down as President of LEAD to run for office. I am a Christian that attends the Word of Life Church and I am married to an amazing wife who has been an absolutely amazing military spouse. We have two wonderful children, Richard III who will be a senior at Logan High and Kayla Lavon who will be a freshman this coming year.

State Senate 5th District Bob Alexander (D) I am running for office because I am tired of special interest controlling the election process. I vow to be a voice of the people. I want to serve you the general public. I want to do Bob Alexander (D) what is best for all concerned. If you are frustrated with West Virginia being last or almost last on every list then I am your candidate, because so am I. I will base decisions on phone calls and fact-finding missions, not who gave me money to get elected. I love kids and pets, helpful to the elderly, for jobs and educa-

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Mike Woelfel (D) I have been married to Julia Woelfel for 37 years. Our son Michael currently serves as a Cabell County magistrate. I am a fifth generation West Virginian and lifetime Cabell County resident. I am a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. I maintain a general law practice with my son Matthew. I am also the managing partner of a real estate development company, comprised of residential and commercial properties. The theme of my campaign is “progress not politics.” I am running for political office for the first time and intend to focus on job growth with emphasis on government facilitating economic development not impeding. Most people I interact with suffer fatigue from the conflict model of governance which now prevails. I consider myself a fiscal conservative.

House of Delegates 16th District Carol Miller (R) It has been my honor to represent Cabell and Lincoln counties in the Legislature for the past eight years. I serve on the Agriculture Co., the Health Co., and the Finance Co. I am Minority Chair of Carol Miller (R) the new Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee. During the interim meetings I serve on the Infrastructure Co. and the Agribusiness Co. I take my position as an elected official as a serious responsibility. It is my duty to represent my constituents to the fullest degree possible. I read the bills every evening with a group of other delegates, who serve on different committees, in order to hear what discussion occurred in the committees that the bills came through. This enables me to fully understand the underlying issues with the legislation. My concerns lie in the fact that so many of our people leave the state in order to find jobs. I promote legislation that will bring good paying jobs to our state that will keep our children here to raise their families. We must educate our children well to prepare them for the future. We have a drug addiction problem in the state. I will continue to work on legislation that will help us attack this epidemic from all angles. I have promoted drug rehab and recovery in the com-

munity and the prisons. We need more attention on the mental health aspects. I am a wife, mother, and grandmother. I have been married to Matt Miller for 41 years, have two sons, Chris (wife Cassie), and Sam (fiancée Katie Bennett), and three precious grandchildren. I have spent 40 years working and volunteering. I am a member of the Fifth Avenue Baptist Church, where I sing in the choir.

Jim Morgan (D) I am proud to announce that I am a candidate for re-election to the WV House of Delegates. I have served in the Legislature for nine terms and much has been accomplished. We have re- Jim Morgan (D) duced the corporate net income and business franchise tax and eliminated the food tax. During the recent downturn in the economy, the state has remained fiscally sound. A major achievement was the legislation to secure unemployment compensation and transition to a private insurance market. I currently serve as chairman of the House Government Organization Committee, which handles all legislation related to licensing professional occupations to ensure West Virginians are well served and yet protected. We have a major challenge in substance abuse of all kinds and I have worked for and will continue to provide legislative measures to assist state and local government in this battle. I serve on the new select committee on small business and economic development which will learn from successful businesses and develop plans and resources to help entrepreneurs. My campaign slogan is “Listens to problems and works for solutions.” I understand the role of a delegate and take seriously the responsibility to serve the citizens of my district. I am genuinely interested in preserving our freedoms and defending our rights and my voting record will attest to this fact. I diligently serve the best interests of my constituents and believe that too often we forget more can be accomplished by working together than through extremism. In my non-legislative life, I am active in many civic and benevolent organizations and am a member of the clergy of The Episcopal Church. I am the retired owner of Stadium Bookstore and have the great blessing to have been married for 53 years and have four grown children. CONTINUED ON PAGE 5


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Lauren Plymale (D) My name is Lauren Plymale and I am running for the House of Delegates in the 16th District. I grew up in Wayne County and attended and graduated from W a y n e C o u n t y schools. I Lauren Plymale (D) then went to Marshall University and West Virginia University College of Law. My current positions include: Cabell County Democratic Executive Committee Parliamentarian; Boys and Girls Club of Huntington Board of Directors, Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #122 counsel and member; Alpha Xi Delta Sorority Advisor; Mountwest CTC adjunct faculty; and Milton city attorney. I have been an assistant prosecuting attorney in Cabell County for over seven years. Through my work as a prosecutor, I have seen first-hand the devastation that substance abuse takes on entire families and our area. A significant number of the cases I deal with daily involve drugs in some aspect and it is essential that we approach this epidemic. Not only do we need to strengthen the penalties for people dealing drugs requiring mandatory minimum sentences, but we also need a long-term lockdown residential treatment facility for drug abusers. This would remove a significant number from the prisons as well as help reduce the recidivism rate. Early intervention and education for children about the danger of drugs is also critical. I believe that if we can focus on the drug problem it will make our area more desirable for businesses to establish themselves and create more jobs in our area. We also need to focus on preparing students for such careers by curriculum development that steers students toward the skills relevant to jobs in the work place. I was raised and have always taken pride in the fact that I am a hard worker and would continue to do so if I was given the honor of serving as your Delegate.

House of Delegates 17th District Joyce Holland (R) As a second time candidate for the WV House of Delegates 17th District I find the issues that plagued our state and counties are still issues plaguing our state. Drug abuse and addiction continues to tear down and destroy our family structure contributing to child neglect and abuse by di-

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Community News verting finances and attention away from the care that all children need and require. I am certain most of us have had someone we know who suffers from this tragic disease. Education - our state ranks, according to many polls, 47th on the list of students who are not proficient in achieving their current grade level. By the time a student is in the eighth grade their proficiency level is just over 55%. With that kind of struggling to do everyday work it should no surprise that graduating rates are low. How can students be prepared to support themselves without a sustainable education? In Wayne County schools buildings are in much need of repairs and replacement with schools and equipment that offer students the best advantage possible; it's our best defense against poverty and drug use. And that brings us to the jobs that aren't. While I have seen some progress there must be much more done to bring more jobs to our state. Jobs that pay good wages and that offer opportunities to the workers to adequately support their families. These are important issues for our delegates to work toward changing. It continues to be a problem each year/ session with very little resolution. We deserve to have a good - no excellent - educational system since we are paying for it with over 50% of all our taxes. My background in corporations and working with non-profits affords me the chance to understand many family situations.

Matthew Rohrbach (R) I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself as a candidate for the 17th District of the House of Delegates. My parents raised three children on a union wage from Owens. I graduated Vinson High School. Attendance at Marshall University led to graduation with a medical degree. After training I chose to return to Huntington. It has been my privilege to care for the citizens of this community for 24 years at HIMG. While growing up in a middle class family in Huntington I never doubted this area offered its young people a chance to stay here and have the opportunity for a good job. I decided to seek election because I am afraid that opportunity no longer exists in this region for our youth. West Virginia’s two largest exports currently are coal and our young people. Once our children and grandchildren leave this state for work elsewhere, they usually don’t return. This trend is leading to a declining tax base that is making it very difficult for

the state to balance its budget. Chronic budget shortfalls will make it difficult for West Virginia to maintain its infrastructure, social programs, and education system that our families depend on for a better quality of life. Our legislature has to seek ways to diversify our economy. Regrettably the war on coal is producing rising unemployment and declining state tax revenue. The state’s budget is also worsened by declining lottery revenues. Creation of a business climate that will attract new and retain existing businesses simply has to be done. Failure to act at this time will only worsen the job crisis for working West Virginians. Without a broader more diverse tax base none of the budgetary problems of state government can be solved. A more focused education system and solving the drug addiction problem must also occur.

State Executive Committee 5th District County Executive Committee 7th District Susan Hubbard (D) I am a candidate for two Democratic Party positions. I am completing a four year elected position with the West Virginia State Democratic Party's Executive Committee in the 5th District, as associate secretary following being appointed to fill a resignation. I am running for re-election unopposed for this position. I am also running for the first time to be elected to the Cabell County Democratic Executive Committee in the 7th District. Serving my second term as president of the West Virginia Federation of Democratic Women, Inc., I have urged others to become more involved at all levels with the party. Therefore, my being a candidate at the local level is the first step for others to run for any and all offices. I served eight years representing Cabell and Wayne counties in the WV House of Delegates, attended the Democratic Party's National Convention, plus 10 years as president of the Cabell County Democratic Women's Club. I am running to strengthen my party for success, involve more people in the political process. Stress to people the importance of voting. Married for 51 years to Fritz Hubbard, with two grown sons and four grandchildren. I am a proud graduate from Marshall University with a BA in elementary education and MA as a reading specialist after my two sons began school in Cabell County. I would appreciate your vote on May 13.

Barboursville students take top spot in contest Several talented and gifted students at Barboursville Middle School placed in a statewide essay competition. The Money Smart Week Essay Contest, hosted by Junior Achievement West Virginia, announced its 2014 winners. The following students from Barboursville Middle School have all placed: Eighth grade: first place, Shamil Patel and second place, Madeline Merritt. Seventh grade: first place, Abi-

gail Frazier and second place, Bilen Zerie. Sixth grade: second place, Kiersten Worner. The winners will also be recognized at an event for students and their parents in late May, where they will be awarded their prizes. First place will be awarded a $300 Smart 529 College Savings Fund along with other gifts. Second place will be awarded a $200 Smart 529 College Savings Fund along with other gifts.

SHELTERS FROM PAGE 1 Woelfel said Branches provides case management, legal advocacy, emergency shelter and individual and group counseling for victims of domestic violence. The organization helped 20,000 people last year, she said. Amanda McComas, interim director, said Branches would like to start a program in middle schools and high schools focusing on domestic violence prevention. Typically violent behavior begins between the ages of 12 and 18, she said. Also, the shelter in Huntington

needs major repairs, she said. Commissioners Bob Bailey and Nancy Cartmill said the commission had already prepared its budget for fiscal year 2014-15 and forwarded it to the state auditor’s office, but they would see what they could do. Commissioner Anne Yon was on vacation and absent. Contacted after the meeting, McComas said representatives from Branches are trying to get on the agenda for a meeting of the Putnam County Commission in June to ask for help, too.

EVENTS FROM PAGE 1 phy will perform at the amphitheater at Barboursville Park. The day starts with the memorial service at 10 a.m. at the gazebo in the Nancy Cartmill Gardens. John Belcher is the

guest speaker. Murphy is set to take the stage at 7 p.m. May 26. For information on this event or any other events call 304-7369820.

Barboursville Civil War Days schedule Friday, May 2 Registration open 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. – School Day; Bobby Lee O’Possum 8 p.m. - Stan Clardy “Soldiers In Gray” Saturday, May 3 Registration open Noon - Ladies Tea 2 p.m. - Battle (by Lake

William) 7 - 10 p.m. - Camp Dance (music by Phil Bevins) 10 p.m. Night firing Sunday, May 4 10 a.m. - Church service, pastor Matt Hornbeck 2 p.m. - Battle (by Lake William) 4 p.m. - Camp closed

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Velma’sView By Velma Kitchens Falling off the horse I lived on Clymer Creek when I was in fifth grade at Central Elementary School located at the end of Turkey Creek Road. Some of my friends from school lived at the head of the hollow, which is the end of the hollow. The mouth of the hollow is the beginning of the road. Country people will get what I am saying. The Womack kids lived on Clymer Creek and we all had good times at school. One Saturday one of the girls came riding by on a big work horse. I had not ridden a work horse ever in my life. I re-

ally can't remember the details, but I do remember this girl asked me if I would want to walk home with her and said I could ride the horse. Well, being the adventurous one at that time, I said ok. We got up the road and this girl decided we could take the horse to the creek to let it get a drink of water and we did. I finally got up the nerve to get on the horse. I think I had to climb in a tree to get on the horse as it was so tall. The girl with me was leading the horse but the horse did not have a saddle. Do work horses have saddles? As you can tell I’m not much

WeeklyDevotional By Mary Jane “Living the good life” Thought for the week: And Jesus said unto them, I am the bread of life; he that cometh to me shall never hunger; and he that believeth on me shall never thirst. John 6:35 (KJV) Of all the sermons, TV movies, and activities surrounding this past Easter, one line still stays in my mind, ”Everyday should be Easter.” Statistics show Christmas is the most celebrated holiday of the year, but I think it should be Easter. I know the beginning was God having a son born - the Christmas season.

Then to follow His life until His death. But to believe He has risen again to give us hope, faith and trust to have new life after death is to realize we will never suffer pain or problems again in a new life. Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that believeth on me hath everlasting life. John: 6:47 Why is it that people support all sports and players with such hoopla and shouting? Why is it that people support entertainers as if they are gods? We as humans do not want to appear different, we feel that we must be included.

The Cabell Standard on horses and don't really trust horses. Anyway, as this girl was leading the horse, he decided he was hungry after he drank from the creek and bent his head down to eat. I came right off the horse by way of his face - sliding very quickly - I was really scared. I didn't get on another horse for years after that. I was riding too close to the horse’s neck. I wasn't even on his back! I think I told the girl I was going home and she went on home alone. You would think being the horse person she was, she would have told me where to sit so I would not fall off. Several years later I rode on a small pony and I loved it. He was very gentle. The people who owned him lived on Harveys Creek out Route 34 on the way to Hamlin. One day I may take a horse ride again… but the horse has to be slow and old. So when someone asks me, you are a Christian aren’t you? I answer yes… are you? We should not have to be asked, we should show our faith and be proud. It is the highest honor bestowed on man or woman to know that you will be taken care of in every way in this life – if you believe in God. Spring is here. I wish everybody were fortunate enough to listen at dawn and dusk to the endless chanting of one of God’s creatures as I do. The eastern whip-poor-will. He is loud and clear as I lay down to sleep at night… and upon rising, he sings again. Live the good life, have faith and trust it all to your creator God. Enjoy each day this coming month of May. Prayer: God, of all you send us, the sunshine lifts our spirits most, thank you. Amen.


Midland sophomore Charlie Newfeld drives a shot back across the net during his doubles match at the Mountain State Athletic Conference tournament April 23 in Charleston. Newfeld and partner Will Foster advanced to the semifinals in the doubles bracket.

Sophomore Will Foster fends off a shot with a backhand of his own. He is one of seven underclassmen on a Midland team led by a quartet of juniors, including returning state qualifier Alex Beam.

Midland tennis teams preparing for upcoming regional tournament By Matt Gajtka matt@theputnamstandard.com

As the calendar page turns from April to May, the postseason approaches in spring high school sports. Tennis is no exception, as the Cabell Midland boys and girls teams prepare for the upcoming Class AAA Region 4 tournament, which begins May 8 at Huntington’s Ritter Park. Both squads experienced a taste of the big-school competition they’ll face in the regional when they took part in the Mountain State Athletic Conference tournament April 23 in Charleston. Although the Knights didn’t place in the team competition on either side, there were individual accomplishments to be celebrated. Chief among those were runs to the semifinals by Midland’s top three boys singles players, Alex Beam, Cullen Mears and John Kuhn. The trio of juniors each earned a pair of victories before players from regional power George Washington got in their way at the Schoenbaum Courts in Kanawha City. Beam lost just two total games on his way to the semis in the No. 1 singles flight, where he fell to

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Ryan Massinople. Mears grinded out a pair of early wins before losing to eventual No. 2 singles champion Zack Koenig, while Kuhn dropped a decision to flight winner Nick Koenig at No. 3. In doubles, the No. 3-seeded sophomore tandem of Charlie Newfeld and Will Foster defeated Winfield’s Moritz Deuwell and Adam Walters 8-2 to advance to the quarterfinals, but the Huntington duo proved too much to handle in the semis. “Huntington and George Washington usually dominate (the MSAC), but I thought we did pretty well,” Midland coach Mary Watkins said. After qualifying for the state tournament last year as a sophomore, Beam figures to pace the Midland boys in the regional, which will also include Huntington, Hurricane, Point Pleasant, Winfield, St. Albans, Logan, Nitro, Spring Valley and Lincoln County. “(Beam) is a good player,” Watkins said. “He’s fun to watch if you get the chance.” Beam, Mears and Kuhn will need to lead in the postseason, as the boys don’t feature a single senior. That’s not the case on the girls side, where seniors Maya Thompson (No. 1), Claudia Chapman (No. 2) and Brooke Estep (No. 4) hold down singles spots.

In the conference tournament, Thompson, Chapman and sophomore Corey Sargent each won their respective first-round matches to earn points for the Knights. Much like the boys, the Midland girls also fielded a thirdseeded doubles team at the MSAC event, a duo that consisted of sophomore Shelly French and freshman Megan McKinney. They defeated South Charleston in the opening round before Hurricane got in the way in the quarterfinals. The Midland boys and girls were scheduled to face three regional opponents the week before the regional tournament, with Point Pleasant and Winfield making the trip to Midland and the Knights battling Nitro on the road.

Advisor Sarah-Elaine Benda Jarrett and officers of the 2013-2014 Excalibur Chapter of the National Honor Society helped give the school marquee a new look. From left to right, Jarrett, President Chris Courts, Historian Jordan Adams, Vice President Claudia Chapman, Secretary Shelby Nelson and Treasurer Autumn Diehl. MIDLAND FROM PAGE 1 leave a lasting mark on the school through a program that encourages other students to become involved,” treasurer Autumn Diehl said. After they had settled on their design theme, the concept was then passed on to the Academy Coordinator Dale Martin. Martin served as liaison to craft the design with the help of Cabell Midland alumnus Noah Martin and King Custom Graphics. Work on the new graphics and placement on the marquee began last week with the removal of the old knight and the installation of the new design. The results are astounding and have many people stopping to admire the work. The students’ design incorporates Cabell Midland High School’s motto, “Live Pure, Speak True, Right Wrong” as well as statements used fre-

quently by students including “Go Knights!” and “We Must Protect this Castle.” Additionally, the knight from the school logo was used, but given a more modern, formidable appearance. “Students want to feel like they are more than just a name on a roster. Letting them get involved with projects that impact the school at this level make them feel more like shareholders,” Jarrett said. National Honor Society members work hard on community service and school improvement activities all year. This project allowed them to take the work to the next level. “It is just good to know that I can see the impact I’ve had on the school every day as I pass by the campus in the future,” president Christopher Courts said.

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Christian's Sports Beat: Kicking it into gear with spring practice

By: Christian Deiss

For a few weeks in March and April the Marshall University men’s soccer team held spring practice at the Thundering Herd’s Veteran’s Memorial Soccer Complex in Huntington. The squad had the opportunity to work on its fundamentals and decision making. Two players for the Herd are local to the Teays Valley area, Trevor Starcher, a redshirt freshman from Hurricane, and Tommy Trupo, a freshman from Scott Depot. I asked the two young teammates what it is like

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being able to practice during the spring. Trupo told me, “It’s fun because it’s different from the fall, you get more time to work with players, and you get more playing time to work on your game. You have a whole new team and you have to figure new things out.” Starcher echoed Tommy’s thoughts, “It’s really beneficial because we get a lot of practice and playing time, everyone gets to play more and that’s important.” I saw the Herd play Northern Kentucky on a cold and rainy day, with the contest ending in a 0 – 0 draw. The 2013 season was a rough one for the squad as the Herd finished with a record of two wins, 11 losses and six draws. Both players came from really successful high school teams. Starcher was all-state for the Hurricane Redskins and Trupo was the state’s top player for the Charleston Catholic Irish. I wanted to know from both players what last year’s experience taught them. “It taught me how

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the ball bounces, we had a few close games that could’ve gone either way, which didn’t go our way so we had to deal with a little bit of adversity which should help us in the future,” said Starcher. Five of last year’s defeats were by only one tally. “Last season gave me a lot of valuable lessons actually. We might have had a tough season but a team can learn and grow from that. Even though our record didn’t show what we wanted it to, I feel it brought us closer as a team and being as young as we were it gave us something to build on,” commented Trupo. At times last season the Herd started a large number of first year players. A fact that I discussed with assistant head coach Thomas Olivier, “We have objectives we want to meet by the end of spring and we do have a young team with four to five freshman starting at any time last fall. We will try to get some maturity and experience and that’s what spring games provide the play-

4. “This means ___!” 5. Arm bone 6. Hammer part 7. Hospital stretcher with wheels 8. Fare reductions 9. A chip, maybe 10. National Institutes of Health (acronym) 11. Confuse (2 wds) 12. Nairobi residents 14. Four competitions in a tournament 15. Appear 20. Drench 23. Aristocracy 25. West Indies’ music genre 27. Copy 28. It’s a wrap 31. Departed 33. “The Three Faces of ___” 34. Be silent, in music 35. High heat oven device 36. Grind (2 wds) 39. Golden 40. More stylish 41. Angers 43. Yield 45. Beanies 46. Errand runner 49. “I, Claudius” role 50. “___ of Eden” 51. “La Scala di ___” (Rossini opera) 54. Butter holder 56. Battering device

ers. It gets down to getting minutes on the field.” For the upcoming 2014 season the Herd will face three teams that appeared in the 2013 NCAA Tournament, one of which played in the College Cup semifinals. But before the fall season, coach Olivier told me it was good to be back on the field in the spring, “It’s been a long winter and the NCAA only allows us to train eight hours a week through early February, unlike in the fall when we can work as a team 20 hours a week. The guys are itching to get back outside and compete instead of just scrimmaging.” That cold and rainy Saturday I watched the team was a challenging contest for both teams, especially for Starcher who was still cold when I spoke to him after the game. “I still can’t feel my hands, but it’s a good experience because it prepares you to be able to play in any type of weather.” To keep up with the Marshall men’s soccer team, go to www.herdzone.com.

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PAUL ADAM BOCK HARLEY THOMAS "TOMMY" CURRY III INA C. CURRY JAMES EDWIN HAGGERTY, "HAGG" JEAN PLANK HARBOUR JOHN WILLIAM KELLEY JR. RUEBEN GIDEON KIRK JR. FRANK ANTHONY OLDAKER JAMES E. RICHARDS SR. JAMES KENNETH STOWASSER

PAUL ADAM BOCK Paul Adam Bock, 81, of Milton, passed away April 18, 2014, at Midland Meadows Senior Living, Ona. He was born Aug. 5, 1932, in Brooklyn, N.Y., son of the late Paul and Rose Anna Kalsch Bock. He was also preceded in death by a daughter Elizabeth Marie Bock and two grandchildren, Mikaela and Luke Bock. He served in the Navy during the Korean War, attended Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, N.Y., and worked for General Electric. He also worked for several TV and radio stations as Chief Engineer retiring from the National Institute of Technology, Cross Lanes, where he taught math and electronics. Paul was a faithful member of Christ the King Lutheran Church. Survivors include his loving wife Natalie, four sons, Paul J. (Sue) Bock, Barboursville, John (Maria) Bock, Huntington, Daniel (Tammy) Bock, Scott Depot, and Thomas (Amy) Bock, Knoxville, Tenn.; one brother, two sisters, one brother-in-law, eight grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Services were held April 23 at Christ the King Lutheran Church with Pastor Carl Ames officiating. Burial was at White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Barboursville. Donations may be made to Christ the King Lutheran Church, 5700 Rt. 60 East, Huntington, WV 25705, or to Woman at the Well Ministries, P.O. Box 875, Milton, WV, 25541. Henson & Kitchen Mortuary, Barboursville, assisted the family. Online condolences and memories may be shared with the family by visiting www.hensonmortuary.com. HARLEY THOMAS "TOMMY" CURRY III Harley Thomas "Tommy" Curry III of Fraziers Bottom passed away April 22, 2014. He was born March 19, 1952, in Logan, a son of Harley Thomas and Susanna Mullins Curry Jr., who preceded him in death. Tommy was owner and operator of Mountaineer Technical School. Survivors include his daughters, Angel (Greg) Casto, Amber Curry and Marshall Roy, all of St. Albans; grandsons, Trey Roy and Harley Roy; brothers, J.K. (Janie) Gillman, of Camp Creek, David (Regina) Curry, and John

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The Cabell Standard (Melinda) Curry, all of Ottawa; special aunt and uncle, Raymond and Margaret Curry of Downs, Ill.; and a host of other family and friends. Services were held April 25 at Casdorph & Curry Funeral Home, St. Albans, with the Revs. Edsel Aleshire and Mike Stevenson officiating. Graveside service at Highland Memory Gardens, Godby. The family would like to thank the staff at St. Francis ICU for their care and support. Online condolences can be sent to the family at www.casdorphandcurry.com. INA C. CURRY Ina C. Curry, 93-years and 8months old, of Barboursville, passed away April 20, 2014 at home. She was born Aug. 28, 1920, a daughter of the late Silas B. and Edna Rosa Staley Adkins. She was the widow of Harold H. Curry. Ina was the youngest and last surviving of her family. She was predeceased by Adda, Velva, Grady, Clyde, Gentry, Virginia and Verda. Survivors include one son, Harold Stephen Curry and one daughter, Pamela K. Curry, both of Barboursville; and several nieces and nephews. She was a devoted, loving wife and mother and a loyal, devout Christian of Baptist faith. She truly loved the Lord and His Word and longed to be with Him. She touched many lives through her Sunday school classes and other church and community activities. Special thanks to a special nephew, Neal Adkins, for the many ways in which he helped; to Leona "Dot" Adkins for her long distance support and help; to Trish Ferguson, Pam Nelson and Janie Bradley for their loving care and to all others who helped, called and visited. According to her wishes there were no services. Wallace Funeral Home, Barboursville assisted the family. Contributions may be made to the church or charity of choice. JAMES EDWIN HAGGERTY, "HAGG" James Edwin Haggerty, "Hagg," 83, of Milton, passed away April 20, 2014, at the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. He was born July 6, 1930, in Belington, W.Va., a son of the late Edwin Curry Haggerty and Martha Haggerty. He was also preceded in death by his wife Phyllis J. Haggerty; daughters Cathy Batey, Cindy Ray, Carla Leadman; and great-grandson Trenton Roush. Survivors include one daughter, Connie (Curtis) Roush; one son, Curry (Brooke) Haggerty; 10 grandchildren Tyler, Casey, Kevin, Ryan, Jason, Jodi, Chad, Eric, Tracie and Haley; and 10 great-grandchildren. Services were held April 23 at Wallace Funeral Home, Milton,

by Pastor Terry Blake and Pastor Paul Meadows. Burial was in Forest Memorial Park. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.timeformemory.com/wallace. JEAN PLANK HARBOUR Jean Plank Harbour, 82, of Huntington, passed away April 18, 2014 at Thomas Memorial Hospital in Charleston, W.Va. A long time native of Huntington (Pea Ridge), she was born on June 4, 1931 in Huntington to the parents of Carl and Gertrude Fisher Plank. She was noted for her tremendous singing voice and sang at many church dedications. She was a member of Trinity Church of God, where she served in the choir and other church functions. She worked at Anderson Newcomb in the credit department and was a secretary at Church Layman Insurance Company. Jean was the life of the party and a dedicated Christian. She was active in the Red Cross. Survivors include her husband, Bill B. Harbour; daughter Kelli Bragg; son Mark Harbour; four grandchildren, Danny Bragg and his fiancé Bianca Hynes, Shawna Johnson, Taylor Harbour, and Savannah Harbour; and two great-grandchildren, Tatum Bragg and Rome Bragg. Services were held April 22 at the Trinity Church of God with Pastor Ken Toler officiating. Burial was at Ridgelawn Memorial Park, Huntington. Wallace Funeral Home, Barboursville, was in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.timeformemory.com/wallace. JOHN WILLIAM KELLEY JR. John William Kelley Jr., 92, of Fraziers Bottom, passed away April 18, 2014. He was born June 2, 1921 in Belle the son of the late John Kelley Sr. and Myrtle Kelley. John was preceded in death by 7 siblings and his grandson Joseph Sayre. He was a lifelong resident of the Kanawha Valley. John retired from BF Goodrich and Millwright Local 1755 of Parkersburg. John served in the Navy during WWII. Survivors include his wife of 68 years, Betty Butts Kelley of Fraziers Bottom; sons Ronald Kelley of Glendale AZ, and Randall Kelley of Fraziers Bottom; daughter Donna Taylor of Charleston; and nephew John Shaffer of Teays Valley. He is also survived by 5 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. In keeping with Johns wishes, he was cremated and a memorial

service will be held at a later date. Chapman Funeral Home, Winfield, assisted the Kelley family. RUEBEN GIDEON KIRK JR. Rueben Gideon Kirk Jr., of Ona, passed away April 17, 2014. He was born March 4, 1947. He was preceded in death by his mother, Shirley Nutter, and two sons, Rueben “Skip” Gideon Kirk, III and Bobby “Robert” Kirk. Rueben honorably served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War, earned a Bachelor's from Marshall University, and had a fulfilling career working in the United States Postal Service. He was a familiar face at the Huntington Post Office, Marshall games, and on the ball fields in Ona. Survivors include his wife of 23 years, Jan T. Kirk, daughter, Theresa (Dan) O'Brien, of Mentor, Ohio, stepdaughter, Sarah Jarvis and stepson-in-law Joe, of Ona, and stepson Eric Wilson, of Huntington, his stepfather Bob Nutter, sisters: Frankie Marcum and Barbara (Landon) Stroud, brother Tommy (Dreama) Kirk, brother-in-law Gregory Adkins, grandchildren Shayna and Aleena O'Brien, Chance Kirk, Wyitt Kirk, and Cameron Jarvis; nieces, nephews, great niece, and other family, friends, and his four-legged girls, Coco and Pepper. Services were held April 22 at Wallace Funeral Home, Milton. Burial was at Bill Perry Cemetery, in Dunlow, W.Va. FRANK ANTHONY OLDAKER Frank Anthony Oldaker, 56, of Lesage, passed away Thursday, April 17, 2014. He was born on June 23, 1957, in Huntington, a son of Ada Frances Hicks Oldaker and the late Ira Edward Oldaker. Survivors include one daughter, Sommer Oldaker and one son, Frank Oldaker; five sisters, Karen Spence, Debra Wheeler, Hilda Bowman, Penny Whipkey and Nancy Beard; three brothers, Charles, John and Richard Oldaker; two grandchildren, Kitana Oldaker and Chloe Oldaker. Graveside services were held April 23 at Greenbottom Memorial Park, Lesage, with Rev. Phillip Bowen officiating. Wallace Funeral Home, Barboursville, was in charge of arrangements. JAMES E. RICHARDS SR. James E. Richards 82 of Ashton. Passed away April 22, 2014 at St.

Mary's Medical Center Huntington, WV. He was born Feb. 21, 1932 in Chelyen, WV, a son to the late William E and Ruby call Richards. He served his country during the Korean War in the Navy. He was a maintenance worker. He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife Frances Richards; and a brother William Richards. Survivors include his loving wife Mary Richards of Ashton; sons James E. Richards Jr. of Tenn., Philip D. Richards of Medina, Ohio, and Charles (Kristen) Boyd of Medford Heights, Ohio; daughters Diana (John) Ricci of Barboursville, Joyce (Timmy) Mayes of Glenwood, and Kathy (Teddy) Cobb of Ashton; sister Rose (John) Custer of Cleveland, Ohio; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and a special grandson Josh (Misti) Ricci. Services were held April 25 at Deal Funeral Home with Rev. Charles Langdon officiating. Burial was at Witcher Memorial Gardens Belle, WV. JAMES KENNETH STOWASSER James Kenneth Stowasser, 85, of Hurricane, passed away April, 19, 2014 at the Chateau Grove Senior Living. James was born on Nov. 25, 1928 in Huntington, son of the late William and Goldie Stanley Stowasser. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his first wife: Iva Clark Stowasser, two brothers; Clayton and William Stowasser and a grandson: Douglas Stowasser. James was a retired employee of the Barboursville Brick Yard and a veteran of the US Army having served during the Korean War. Survivors include his wife: Lillian Stowasser, son: Samuel Stowasser; daughter, Patricia (Edward) Muth, grandchildren: Samuel Stowasser II, Andrew Stowasser, Edward, Nathaniel and Christopher Muth, greatgrandchildren: Samuel Stowasser III and Emma Stowasser; four sisters: Hazel Jenkins, Mary Edmonds, Nancy Lipsey and Opal Jordan; several nieces and nephews. Services were held April 23 at Reger Funeral Chapel by Pastor Larry Hammett. Burial was at Culloden Cemetery, Culloden, WV. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.regerfh.com

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Notice is hereby given that on the 13th day of May, 2014, at the hour of 7:30 p.m., or as soon thereafter as the matter can be heard, the Council of the City of Huntington, West Virginia, at the Council Chambers, in the City Hall, Huntington, West Virginia, proposes to finally vote on the adoption of an ordinance, the subject matter of which is as follows: AN ORDINANCE OF COUNCIL AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT TO PROVIDE THE CITY WITH A VISION CARE PROGRAM FOR ITS DESIGNEES AND ELIGIBLE DEPENDENTS Such ordinance is filed in the City Clerk’s Office, Room 16, City Hall, Huntington, WV, where same may be inspected by the public, and interested parties may appear at the meeting and be heard with respect to the proposed Ordinance. Dated: April 29, 2014 Barbara Nelson, City Clerk 1t 5-1 cs ___________________ ORDER OF PUBLICATION CIRCUIT COURT OF CABELL COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA Diane Copeland obo WVDHHR, Plaintiff CIVIL ACTION NO: 14-G-21 Guardianship of James William Adams, DEFENDANT THE OBJECT OF THIS SUIT IS TO OBTAIN GUARDIANSHIP It appearing by affidavit filed in this action that parents, brothers and/or sisters serve upon Diane Copeland, whose address is 2699 Park Avenue, Suite 100, Huntington, West Virginia, 25704 an Answer, including any related information you may have to the Petition. This answer is due on or before the hearing of June 4, 2014, at the Cabell County Courthouse, 750 5th Avenue, Huntington, West Virginia, 2nd floor, Judge Ferguson’s Courtroom at which you may attend. ENTERED by the Clerk of said Court, Jeffrey E. Hood.

Jeffrey E. Hood/Donna Wintz, deputy Clerk of Court AFFIDAVIT OF NON-RESIDENCY STATE OF WEST VIRGINIA COUNTY OF CABELL, to-wit: I, Diane Copeland obo WVDHHR, after being duly sworn, do say that I am the plaintiff in the foregoing Complaint now pending in the Circuit Court of Cabell County, West Virginia; that parents, brothers and/or sisters is not a resident of the State of West Virginia, and that the last known address is unknown, County, State of unknown. Diane Copeland obo WVDHHR, Plaintiff Taken, sworn to and subscribed before me this 25th day of April, 2014. My commission expires 3-16-2014. Donna Wintz, Notary Public 2t 5-1, 5-8 cs ___________________ LEGAL NOTICE FINAL ACCOUNTING OR WAIVER OF SETTLEMENT To the Beneficiaries of the following Estate(s): I have before me the Final Accounting or Waiver of Final Settlement by the Executor(s) or Administrator(s) or the Estate of the following deceased persons: GOLDIE ELIZABETH BIAS Notice is hereby given to you and each of you, that the undersigned Fiduciary Commissioner of the County Commission of Cabell County, West Virginia, has Received a Final accounting or a Waiver of a Final settlement from the appointed Executor(s) or Administrator(s) and that all persons having beneficial interest therein, may file any objections to said Accounting with the undersigned Fiduciary Commissioner, located at 404 Ninth Street, Suite 205, Huntington, West Virginia 25701, on or before the 9th day of June, 2014; Otherwise they may by law be excluded from all benefit of the Estate. All beneficiaries of said estates may appear on or before said day to examine said Accounting(s) and otherwise protect their interests. GIVEN under my hand this 1st day of

May, 2014. W. STEPHEN FLESHER, FIDUCIARY COMMISSIONER FOR CABELL COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA 2t 5-1, 5-8 cs ___________________ LEGAL NOTICE Notice of Administration/to Creditors Notice is hereby given that the following estate(s) have been opened for probate in the CABELL County Clerk’s Office at 750 5TH AVENUE, HUNTINGTON, WV 25701-2019. Any person seeking to impeach or establish a will must make a complaint in accordance with the provisions of West Virginia Code 41-5-11 through 13. Any interested person objecting to the qualifications of the personal representative or the venue or jurisdiction of the court, shall file notice of an objection with the County Commission within 90 days after the date of the first publication or within 30 days of the service of the notice, whichever is later. If an objection is not filed timely, the objection is forever barred. Settlement of the estate(s) of the following named decedent(s) will proceed without reference to a fiduciary commissioner unless within 90 days from the first publication of this notice a reference is requested by a party of interest or an unpaid creditor files a claim and good cause is shown to support reference to a fiduciary commissioner. Publication Date: 2014/05/01 Claim Deadline Date: ************************ ESTATE NUMBER: 3134 ESTATE NAME: JERRY MAXWELL HOLBERT ADMINISTRATRIX: KRISTEN HOLBERT RT 1 BOX 345 MILTON, WV 25541************************ ESTATE NUMBER: 3153 ESTATE NAME: CAROL ANN HOLLAND EXECUTOR: DARRELL LEGG 207 ELIZABETH ST PROCTORVILLE, OH 45669************************ ESTATE NUMBER: 3297 ESTATE NAME: IRENE F HUFF CO EXECUTOR: ORVILLE H WILLIAMS 2748 HICKS PLACE CYNTHIANE, KY 41031-5728

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5TH AVENUE, HUNTINGTON, WV 25701-2019. Any person seeking to impeach or establish a will must make a complaint in accordance with the provisions of West Virginia Code 41-5-11 through 13. Any interested person objecting to the qualifications of the personal representative or the venue or jurisdiction of the court, shall file notice of an objection with the County Commission within 90 days after the date of the first publication or within thirty days of the service of the notice, whichever is later. If an objection is not filed timely, the objection is forever barred. Claims against the estate(s) must be filed in accordance with the West Virginia Code 44-2-2 if assigned to a fiduciary commissioner. If no reference to a fiduciary commissioner is listed herein, claims against the estate(s) must be filed in accordance with West Virginia Code 44-1-14A(10). ************************ ESTATE NUMBER: 2895 ESTATE NAME: BARRY ALLEN STEWART ADMINISTRATRIX: DANELLE STEWART 6158 OHIO RIVER ROAD HUNTINGTON, WV 25702-9788 ************************ ESTATE NUMBER: 2898 ESTATE NAME: WILLIAM R MUNRO EXECUTOR: W WINSTON MUNRO 701 OXFORD DRIVE HUNTINGTON, WV 25705-3838 ************************ Subscribed and sworn to before me on 04/25/2014 Karen S. Cole Clerk of the Cabell County Commission By: Regina M. Meade Deputy Clerk 2t 5-1, 5-8 cs ___________________ LEGAL NOTICE To the Beneficiaries of the following Estate(s): FREDDIE HAYES, SR.

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All persons having claims against the above Estate(s), deceased, whether due or not, are notified to exhibit their claim(s), with the voucher thereof, legally verified, to the undersigned, at 404 Ninth Street, Suite 205, Huntington, West Virginia 25701, on or before the 1st day of

August, 2014, otherwise they may by law be excluded from all benefit of said Estate(s). All beneficiaries of said Estate(s) may appear on or before said day to examine said claims and otherwise protect their interests. GIVEN under my hand this 1st day of May, 2014. W. STEPHEN FLESHER, FIDUCIARY COMMISSIONER FOR CABELL COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA 2t 5-1, 5-8 cs ___________________ LEGAL NOTICE Notice of Administration/to Creditors Notice is hereby given that the following estate(s) have been opened for probate in the CABELL County Clerk’s Office at 750 5TH AVENUE, HUNTINGTON, WV 25701-2019. Any person seeking to impeach or establish a will must make a complaint in accordance with the provisions of West Virginia Code 41-5-11 through 13. Any interested person objecting to the qualifications of the personal representative or the venue or jurisdiction of the court, shall file notice of an objection with the County Commission within 90 days after the date of the first publication or within 30 days of the service of the notice, whichever is later. If an objection is not filed timely, the objection is forever barred. Settlement of the estate(s) of the following named decedent(s) will proceed without reference to a fiduciary commissioner unless within 90 days from the first publication of this notice a reference is requested by a party of interest or an unpaid creditor files a claim and good cause is shown to support reference to a fiduciary commissioner. Publication Date: 2014/04/24 Claim Deadline Date: 7/24/2014 ************************ ESTATE NUMBER: 3065 ESTATE NAME: JOYCE MARIE ADKINS SMITH E X E C U T R I X : BRENDA MCCOMAS 1249 28TH ST HUNTINGTON, WV 25705-1013 ************************ ESTATE NUMBER: 3244 ESTATE NAME: JANIS DARLENE ARRINGTON ADMINISTRATOR:

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COLUMBUS MUNCY 537 SHAW ST BARBOURSVILLE, WV 25504-2008 ************************ ESTATE NUMBER: 3014 ESTATE NAME: JOSEPH DAVID CHAPMAN ADMINISTRATOR: JOSEPH F CHAPMAN 4944 LYNN CREEK RD LAVALETTE, WV 25535-9711 ************************ ESTATE NUMBER: 3058 ESTATE NAME: MARGARET E DODDS EXECUTRIX: JULIE BOLLING 6235 HIGHLAND DRIVE HUNTINGTON, WV 25705-2305 ************************ ESTATE NUMBER: 3264 ESTATE NAME: JOHN B FORTUNE EXECUTOR: JOHN W FORTUNE 3036 BEAUFORD ST M U R F R E E S B O RO, TN 37127-7122 ************************ ESTATE NUMBER: 3256 ESTATE NAME: RICHARD D KING E X E C U T O R : RONALD LEE KING 10 DOTTIE LANE BARBOURSVILLE, WV 25504-9668 ************************ ESTATE NUMBER: 3068 ESTATE NAME: REXFORD MELLIE MCCORMICK ADMINISTRATRIX: JUDITH MCCORMICK BURKS 8111 WELLS CROSSING WEST CHESTER, OH 45069-2876 ************************ ESTATE NUMBER: 3128 ESTATE NAME: PATRICIA JEAN MESSENGER EXECUTRIX: AMY JO LEWIS 105 ORCHARD DR HURRICANE, WV 25526************************ ESTATE NUMBER: 3230 ESTATE NAME: DONALD GALE PRICE ADMINISTRATRIX: DEBRA C PRICE 6683 MUD RIVER RD BARBOURSVILLE, WV 25504-9765 ************************ Subscribed and sworn to before me on 04/18/2014 Karen S. Cole Clerk of the Cabell County Commission By: Regina M. Meade Deputy Clerk 2t 4-24, 5-1 cs ___________________ LEGAL NOTICE Notice of Administration Notice is hereby given that the following estate(s) have been opened for probate in

the CABELL County Clerk’s Office at 750 5TH AVENUE, HUNTINGTON, WV 25701-2019. Any person seeking to impeach or establish a will must make a complaint in accordance with the provisions of West Virginia Code 41-5-11 through 13. Any interested person objecting to the qualifications of the personal representative or the venue or jurisdiction of the court, shall file notice of an objection with the County Commission within 90 days after the date of the first publication or within thirty days of the service of the notice, whichever is later. If an objection is not filed timely, the objection is forever barred. Claims against the estate(s) must be filed in accordance with the West Virginia Code 44-2-2 if assigned to a fiduciary commissioner. If no reference to a fiduciary commissioner is listed herein, claims against the estate(s) must be filed in accordance with West Virginia Code 44-1-14A(10). ************************ ESTATE NUMBER: 2886 ESTATE NAME: ALLEN BARRY COOK ADMINISTRATRIX: SAMANTHA M COOK 367 BURNSIDE CAMP RD TERRA ALTA, WV 26764-7243 ************************ ESTATE NUMBER: 2888 ESTATE NAME: ROBERT DAVIS WILLIS EXECUTRIX: ROSE MARIE WILLIS 67 OAKWOOD ROAD HUNTINGTON, WV 25701-4148 ************************ ESTATE NUMBER: 2890 ESTATE NAME: NANCY P JONES CO EXECUTOR: PETER W JONES 213 12TH AVE HUNTINGTON, WV 25701-3126 CO EXECUTOR: THOMAS W JONES 5785 MAGNOLIA WOODS DR BARTLETT, TGN 38134-5460 ATTORNEY: BILL SNIDER 611 THIRD AVE HUNTINGTON, WV 25701-1313 ************************ Subscribed and sworn to before me on 04/18/2014 Karen S. Cole Clerk of the Cabell County Commission By: Regina M. Meade Deputy Clerk

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ORDER OF PUBLICATION IN THE MAGISTRATE COURT OF CABELL COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA PROPERTY CONNECTIONS, LLC P.O. BOX 663 BARBOURSVILLE, WV 25504 Plaintiff v. Civil Action No. 14C-927 DESENTSY BRIDGES 8835 FIELDING STREET DETROIT, MI 48228 Defendant The object of the above entitled action is TO OBTAIN JUDGMENT AGAINST THE DEFENDANT, DESENTSY BRIDGES, FOR MONIES DUE AND OWING TO THE PLAINTIFF, PROPERTY CONNECTIONS, LLC, IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,695.00 And it appearing by an affidavit filed in this action that THE DEFENDANT, DESENTSY BRIDGES IS NO LONGER A RESIDENCE OF THE STATE OF WEST VIRGINIA OR IS UNABLE TO BE LOCATED. It is ordered that DESENTSY BRIDGES do serve upon PAULA HOLLEY CLERK OF CABELL COUNTY, magistrate, whose address is 750 5TH AVENUE, ROOM B-113, HUNTINGTON, WV, 25701, an answer or other defense to the complaint filed in this action on or before MAY 24, 2014, otherwise judgment by default will be taken against DESENTSY BRIDGES at any time thereafter. A copy of said complaint can be obtained from the undersigned Clerk at her office. Entered by the Clerk of said Court 4-9-14. Paula Holley

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ORDER OF PUBLICATION IN THE MAGISTRATE COURT OF CABELL COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA PROPERTY CONNECTIONS, LLC P.O. BOX 663 BARBOURSVILLE, WV 25504 Plaintiff v. Civil Action No. 14C-928 JEFF BRINER 2756 5TH AVENUE HUNTINGTON, WV 25702 Defendant The object of the above entitled action is TO OBTAIN JUDGMENT AGAINST THE DEFENDANT, JEFF BRINER, FOR MONIES DUE AND OWING TO THE PLAINTIFF, PROPERTY CONNECTIONS, LLC, IN THE AMOUNT OF $5000 And it appearing by an affidavit filed in this action that THE DEFENDANT, JEFF BRINER IS NO LONGER A RESIDENCE OF THE STATE OF WEST VIRGINIA OR IS UNABLE TO BE LOCATED. It is ordered that JEFF BRINER do serve upon PAULA HOLLEY CLERK OF CABELL COUNTY, magistrate, whose address is 750 5TH AVENUE, ROOM B-113, HUNTINGTON, WV, 25701, an answer or other defense to the complaint filed in this action on or before MAY 24, 2014, otherwise judgment by default will be taken against JEFF BRINER at any time thereafter. A copy of said complaint can be obtained from the undersigned Clerk at her office. Entered by the Clerk

of said Court 4-9-14. Paula Holley Magistrate Court Clerk 2t 4-24, 5-1 cs ___________________ IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF CABELL COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA IN RE: CHANGE OF NAME FROM Dinnia L. Barton TO Diana L. Barton CIVIL ACTION NO. 14-P-120 LEGAL NOTICE OF PUBLICATION CHANGE OF NAME PROCEEDING CIRCUIT COURT OF CABELL COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA Notice is hereby given that on the 15th day of April, 2014 at 9:00 o’clock a.m. on said day, or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard, Dinnia L. Barton will apply by petition to the Circuit Court of Cabell County, West Virginia for the entry of an order by said Court changing her name from Dinnia L. Barton to Diana L. Barton at which time and place any interested party may appear and be heard, if they so desire. You are hereby notified that this matter may be rescheduled without further notice of publication A copy of said Petition can be obtained from the undersigned Clerk’s Office at: Cabell County Courthouse, Suite 114 Huntington, WV 25701. Entered by the Clerk of said Court this 10th day of April, 2014. /s/ JEFFREY E. HOOD CABELL COUNTY CIRCUIT CLERK By: Sharon Adkins Deputy Circuit Clerk 2t 4-24, 5-1 cs

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Midland baseball vows to improve after discouraging loss to Capital By Matt Gajtka matt@theputnamstandard.com

In the immediate aftermath of Capital's 8-5 win at Cabell Midland on Friday, coaches’ and players’ reactions said it all. Following the final out, Capital players pumped fists, slapped backs and otherwise loudly celebrated near the third-base dugout. On the other side of the field, Midland huddled for a stern discussion led by coach Tracy Brumfield and continued by his assistants. After that, the Knights ran sprints from foul pole to foul pole. The scene was a lesson in standards, as last year's Class AAA runners-up responded angrily to serving up Capital's first Mountain State Athletic Conference win of the year, also its first victory against Midland in 11 years. For Brumfield, it wasn't so much the poor result as the way it happened. In addition to allowing 11 Capital hits, Midland committed four errors that led to four unearned runs. "It wasn't a very positive talk just now," Brumfield said. "They played ball and we didn't, and that's what you get. We've got to play better than that." Entering the game, No. 3 Midland (10-8, 5-2 MSAC) had won back-to-back matchups against Logan and Huntington, ranked ninth and 10th in the latest West Virginia Sportswriters Association poll. However, Brumfield has had reservations about his team's play for a while. "We've been OK so far, but not as good as we should be with all the guys we have back from last year," Brumfield said. "We're not playing to our potential right now. It's been like that all season." The Capital game turned sour in the third, with Midland holding a 3-1 lead on RBI hits by Derek Adkins and Jacob Perry. Three Knights errors opened the door for the Cougars to plate five runs,

Midland pitcher Tyler Hayes releases a pitch while left fielder Jacob Perry watches in the background. Hayes retired nine of the last 11 Capital batters after entering the game in relief. He also went 2-for-4 at the plate.

Midland third baseman Taylor Kuhn crosses the plate on Derek Adkins' single in the third inning of the Knight's loss to Capital on Friday. Kuhn doubled earlier in the frame.

three of which scored when Trenton Campbell's bases-loaded single skipped past Adkins in right field. Adkins responded by driving in Taylor Kuhn in the third, and Midland added another run with the help of a throwing error by Capital third baseman Alex Buchanan in the fourth. After that, though, the Knights struggled against hard-throwing reliever Anthony Gavin, who permitted just two infield singles over the final four frames. "Don't get me wrong, he threw the ball well, but he couldn't throw the curveball for a strike," said Brumfield about Gavin. "You have to sit on the fastball there. They made some plays at the end, too. They did what they had to do to win a ballgame." Tyler Hayes did all he could to boost Midland to victory, getting two hits and pitching the final five innings in relief of William McNeel. Hayes, a left-hander, allowed two runs on three hits in the fifth, but he leaned on an outside fastball to retire nine of the last 11 Capital batters. Despite his personal success, Hayes talked about trying to recreate the atmosphere that

able to hang out as much as last year." Midland seniors Hayes, Adkins and Eric Wooten all had multi-hit games, although it wasn't sufficient to prevent the letdown. "We were playing good until tonight...we were on a little run," Adkins said. "We were focused on

Midland first baseman Cody Ballengee takes a big swing at a pitch from Capital's Kaleb Kinder. Cougars catcher Seth Roadcap reaches for the ball to Ballengee's left. helped last year's team win 15 straight in a surge to the finish. "We have to focus on doing what we need to do," said Hayes, a returning all-state performer. "(Tonight) sends a message that we have to play harder. We need to be a team and get to know each other really well. We haven't been

other things. We need to come together as a team. We're playing like a bunch of individuals right now." The Knights can look forward to the final two weeks of the regular season, which features seven games before sectionals begin May 12.

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