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Tuesday, May 29, 2012

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Marshall offers incoming freshmen free workshops Incoming freshmen can fasttrack their college success during free summer workshops at Marshall University. The Summer Bridge Program consists of two sessions of workshops designed to give incoming students the fundamentals they need for college success. English and math classes will be taught by full-time faculty. “The academic and career success of our students is of primary importance to us,” said Dr. Gayle Ormiston, provost and senior vice president of academic affairs. “Our Summer Bridge Program is one way we can ensure that we are giving our newest students the leg up they need to be prepared for the rigors of college before classes even start.” Session One will run from June 25 through July 6 (with no meeting on July 4). Session Two will run from July 23 through August 2. Classes will meet from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday on the Huntington and South Charleston campuses and at the Mid-Ohio Valley Center in Point Pleasant. The Summer Bridge Program is free to incoming freshmen who have been admitted to Marshall for the fall of 2012, have paid their enrollment deposit and meet workshop entry guidelines. Seating is limited and registration is required. For more information, call 304-696-3646 or e-mail

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2012 WV State Track & Field Meet

State Champion 4X800 meters relay team (7:55.91) on the awards stand. Left to Right: David Jobe, Mason Dino, Tyler Salmons, Brian Lawhon. Photo by Jim Parsons. By Jim Parsons For The Cabell Standard

It was a beautiful week-end (May 18-19) at Charleston's Laidley Field, host to the annual high school State Track & Field Meet. Jefferson High captured

the AAA team championship title, followed by Cabell Midland as state runner-up. A total of 27 teams competed. Midland junior, Jacob Burcham, broke his 3200 meters record (9:11.29), with a sub 9 minute time of 8:57.73. This is

Pictured is Jacob Burcham at the finish line of his 8 lap record setting performance in the 3200 meters. (8:57.73). Photo by Jim Parsons. the first time in West Virginia history that anyone has gone under 9 minutes. The old record, 9 minutes and 9 seconds, had stood for

29 years. A very unusual occurrence in SEE TRACK ON PAGE 7

Cabell County 4-H Foundation announces sponsorship of Summer Food Program for Cloverbud Day Camp The Cabell County 4-H Foundation announces the sponsorship of the Summer Food Service Program for Cloverbud Day Camp (ages 5-8) June 5-8, 2012 at the Cabell County 4-H Camp on Booten Creek Road in Barboursville. In accordance with Federal

law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. To file a complaint alleging discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400

Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410, or call, toll free, 866-632-9992 (voice). Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay at 800877-8339 or 800-845-6136 (Spanish). USDA is an equal

opportunity provider and employer. Breakfast and Lunch are open to all children, ages 18 years and under, who would like to participate. Meals will be served Tuesday thru Friday, June 5-8. Breakfast at 9:00 a.m. and Lunch at 12:00 noon.


Page 2 –Tuesday,May 29,2012 Church Rummage Sale! Where: Milton United Methodist Church, Smith & Church Streets. When: June 1 & 2 - 8:00 - 4:00 It's a "block buster" -- Our biggest yet! Hot Dogs and 'stuff" to eat

Ghost Tour June 2nd The tour begins at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, June 2 and will depart from the Guyandotte Branch Library (203 Richmond St. Huntington). Tours are free of charge, but you will need to pick up a ticket to participate. There will be a ticket/info booth open at 6 p.m. in the library parking lot. This tour is open to adults and children of all ages. You are welcome to bring a flashlight and your camera. Remember, this is a walking tour and will last around hour and 30 minutes. Cost: Free

Templeton Cemetery Mowing for 2012 Donations are now being accepted for 2012 cemetery care of Templeton Cemetery, Barker’s Ridge. Please make checks to (and send to): Alma Chapman, Rt. 3 Box 133, Milton, WV 25541 or drop off at 3rd driveway on left – Dry Ridge Road. For more information, call 304-743-9377.

Mother Goose on the Loose Mother Goose on the Loose is held at the Milton Branch Library (1140 Smith St.) every Tuesday at 10 a.m. - for babies and toddlers birth to 3 years old. Please call 304-743-6711 for more information.

Real Country performs at Milton VFW The group Real Country will be performing a mix of country, classic rock and bluegrass music every Friday from 7-10 p.m. at the Milton VFW (across from the fairgrounds, Milton). Concessions will be sold. This is a non-alcoholic event. Cost: $6; admission is free for children 12 and under. For more details, call 304-743-6197.

Community Calendar McCruising at McDonald's and HIMG You’re sure to want to stop by McDonald's, 5178 Route 60, Huntington, from 5 p.m. to dusk on Saturday, June 2nd to see some of the ‘best’ cars in the tristate on display! This event is sponsored by the Tri-State Street Rods Club. For more information, call 304416-0205.

Kids Fishing Derby (FREE) Putnam County Parks & Recreation is hosting a fishing derby on June 2 from 10 A.M. - 12 P.M. for ages 2 – 12 yr olds at the Valley (WAVE POOL) Park’s large shelter. Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. Free Event……Prizes in multiple age groups.

Watercolor Dreams Summer Art School Where: River Towers Building, 1102 3rd Ave., Huntington, WV When: Begins June 4 and continues every week through July 27. There will be classes offered for ages 3-6, 7-11, 12-16 and adults. Classes are three days or two days. Cost: $80 per week To register, please call 304-6336035 or email

Vacation Bible School Olive Missionary Baptist Church VBS - June 4th thru 8th 6:00 till 8:30 p.m. This year's theme is "Adventures on Promise Island" - where kids discover God's lifesaving love! There will be classes for four year olds through the 12th grade. Children will participate as a group in the excitement of Seaside Celebration, experience God's Promises at Lifeguard Lagoon, create crafts at Project Pointe, have snacks at the Coconut Cafe, and enjoy game time at Fun Time Falls. The church is located at 6286 Little Seven Mile Road, Huntington. For additional information, please contact VBS coordinator Teresa Cassity at (304)762-2300 or (304)638-7307. Russ Browning, Youth Pastor.

VBS Milton Baptist Church June 18 – 22 Mark your calendar now for VBS at Milton Baptist Church on June 18th – 22nd.

Exhibit: Outside in Ohio The Exhibit “Outside in Ohio” will open Friday, June 1 and continue through July 14 from 5-7:30 p.m. at the Kentucky Folk Art Center at Morehead State University, 102 West 1st St., Morehead, KY. The exhibit is from the Southern Ohio Museum.

Kanawha State Forest to host WV Birthday Celebration The Kanawha State Forest will be hosting a West Virginia Birthday Celebration on Sunday, June 17 at 3 p.m. with the ”Kanawha Valley Community Band” under the direction of Robert M. Leighty performing. Bring your own lawn chair and a picnic. No charge – but donations are appreciated. There will be West Virginia Birthday Cake and soft drinks provided. Location: Swimming Pool Area, close to the parking lot. This event is sponsored by the Kanawha State Forest Foundation. The concert is dedicated to Charles E. “Chuck” Ellison and Lee C. McMillan. For more information, call 304925-2771.

Zumba Classes The Putnam County Parks & Recreation is having Zumba classes Monday – Thursday, 7 – 8 p.m. and Saturday 11 – 12 noon. Classes will be held at the Commons located at the Valley (Wave Pool). Cost is $5.00 per class. Latin Rhythms has become one of the fastest growing dance based fitness craze in the Country. Come out and fun while you exercise.

CWAB - June Events 2nd – Annual Summer Picnic 18th – 22nd – Teubert Prep Summer Camp For more information, call CWAB at 304-522-6991.

Swim Lessons

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Swim lessons will be held at the Valley Park (Wave Pool) in Hurricane and County Park Pool in Eleanor. Classes are Monday thru Thursday with Friday being a make-up day. Morning class June 4 – 15 at (9 a.m. or 10 a.m.). Evening class June 25 – July 6 at (7:15 – 8:15 p.m.). Morning class July 9 – 20 at (9 a.m. or 10 a.m.). For more information or to register please call the Park office at (562-0518 ext. 11 or Wave Pool at (562-2355) or the park office at (562-0518 ext. 10) or County Park Pool at (586-3539)

SAHS Class of ’61 to have Picnic SAHS Class of 1961 will have a picnic on Saturday, July 14, at 4 p.m. at Curry River Center in St. Albans. Please bring a vegetable, dessert and your chair. For more information call Janet Jones Wehrle at 727-3333, Sharron Tyer Rogers at 727-0630 or or Mary Scholl Carr at 727-7665 or

Attention Soon-to-be Middle School Students! Going into the 6th grade this fall? Then you should be excited! Why? Because on the first Sunday in June (the 6th) you are officially invited to become a part of the MBC Youth Group! Mark your calendars! We’ll have some great fun that day.

Back to School Bash Event Tiffani Webb along with the Milton Baptist Church Missions Committee will be organizing a Back to School Bash event in July for a group of children that attends our local elementary school. If you would like to help with this mission outreach, the “needs” list is below. Items may be dropped off at Milton Baptist Church or Source4 in Perry Morris Square. Brush / comb set, Shampoo / Conditioner, Lotion, Deodorant, Toothbrush / Toothpaste, Hand sanitizer, Body Wash / soap, Hair accessories, Face cleaner / cotton squares, Teen maxi-pads, Acne medicine, Backpacks, Lunch Boxes, Loose-leaf paper – regular and college ruled, Notebooks, Composition Books, Crayons / markers / colored pencils, Pencils / pens/ erasers, Folders, Binders, Glue sticks, Highlighters.

Ride for Sight Cabell-Wayne Association of the Blind announces its 4th annual motorcycle Ride for Sight to be held on Saturday, September 15th. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m., with the ride beginning at 11 a.m. Registration is $15/single; $20/double. Ride through West Virginia’s beautiful countryside and support the blind and visually impaired of your community. Call 304-522-6991 for more information.

Free Hospital Visitation Training Conference in Scott Depot Dr. Gary Patton will be leading a free conference on the ministry of hospital and home visitation on Saturday, June 16th from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Teays Valley Church of God in Scott Depot. Dr. Patton is an Associate Professor in the School of Professional Counseling at Lindsey

The Cabell Standard Wilson College in Columbia, KY. He also serves as the Chaplain for the FBI in West Virginia. From 1990 until 2005, Dr. Patton was the Director of the Department of Spiritual Care, Counseling, and Mission at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Huntington, WV. The free conference will cover HIPPA regulations that pertain to spiritual care in medical settings, will discuss ways prayer and Scripture reading can be meaningful when visiting the sick and will cover reflective listening skills that persons may want to utilize. To register call 304-757-9222. Teays Valley Church of God is located at 4430 Teays Valley Rd. just east of exit 40 off I-64.

Spanish Classes (Middle School Students) Putnam County Parks & Recreation is sponsoring a six week Spanish class ($40.00) Tuesdays June 12 – July 17, 2012 from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. Class will be held in The Commons at Valley (Wave Pool) Park. Instructor Ana Maria Wentz. Call (304) 543-7518 or (304) 562-0518 ext. 10 to register.

Renaissance Art Gallery to hold its first ATC Party Saturday June 2 the Renaissance Art Gallery will hold its first ATC Party. ATC stands for Art Trading Card. The gallery will have supplies for you to try your hand at this. These cards are traded all over the world and are fun to make and fun to collect. But the thing is, you don't buy them, you trade for them! They are the size of baseball cards, can be made of almost anything, and can be of just about everything. You do not need “artistic talent” you just need to want to have fun and see what you and others can come up with. Come in and make your own cards and have fun trading them! The party will be from 13 at the Renaissance Art Gallery, 900 8th Street, Suite 20, (ground floor of the old Huntington High School) Huntington, WV. For more information contact the Renaissance Art Gallery, 304-525-3235 or by e-mail, Gallery website: - Gallery hours: Friday, Saturday 12-4 Sunday 1-4; Studio hours Wednesday 12-7:30. You can find more information on art trading cards at: t_trading_cards,,,,

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Community News

Advantage Valley Partners LLC Being Dissolved Commission learns Regional Economic Development Group Dissolving By Jack Bailey

HUNTINGTON – A regional economic development organization formed 10 years ago to promote new business growth in a five-county region in West Virginia is dissolving and Cabell County commissioners would like some of the money back that they gave to start the group. At the Commission's May 24 meeting, commissioners were told that the regional economic development group known as Advantage Valley Partners LLC was being dissolved. The group

had been formed in 2002 to allow counties to work together in bringing new development projects to the region. The five county's participating in the effort were Cabell, Wayne, Mason, Putnam and Kanawha. Cabell County Manager Chris Tatum told commissioners that he had received a letter that the group was being formally dissolved and that approximately $21,000 was left in the organization's account. The remaining funds are to be split evenly among the five counties who participated in the effort. Tatum said that Cabell

County had contributed $15,000 to the group initially. “It never got off the ground after we put $15,000 into it,” said Commissioner Bob Bailey. “Let's get back out of it what we can.” Commissioners moved to appoint Tatum to sign off on the agreement dissolving the group and to receive Cabell County's share of the remaining money back. The group's original plan was to develop a new business park near the Hurricane exit of Interstate 64. The West Virginia Lottery had initially expressed interest in moving its headquar-

ters to the proposed business park, but a court ruling later found that the lottery headquarters had to remain in Kanawha County. In other news at the June 24 meeting, commissioners postponed a bid opening to provide construction of a new circuit court courtroom at the Cabell County courthouse. The bid opening will now take place at the Commission's next meeting. Also at the May 24 meeting, commissioners convened as the Board of Canvassers to certify the results of the recent primary election. Also at the meeting, commis-

sioners approved the following Community Participation Grants: $2,500 for substance · abuse prevention programs at the United Way; · $8,000 for construction, renovation and equipment at the Museum of Art; · $1,000 for the Ona Little League. Commissioners also approved the reclassification of Joshua Cottrell to a per diem paramedic. The next meeting of the Cabell County Commission will be Thursday, June 14, at 10 a.m. at the courthouse in Huntington.

Charlaine Harris coming to this fall's W.Va. Book Festival New York Times bestselling author Charlaine Harris, known for her Sookie Stackhouse urban fantasy series – the basis for the hit HBO series "True Blood" – will be the headliner for the 12th annual West Virginia Book Festival. She will speak, answer questions and sign books at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13, in the coliseum of the Charleston Civic Center. The 12-book series features a

telepathic waitress who works in a bar in the fictional northern Louisiana town of Bon Temps. The first book, "Dead Until Dark," won the Anthony Award for Best Paperback Mystery in 2001. Each book follows Sookie's adventures involving vampires, werewolves and other supernatural creatures. A new title, "Deadlocked," will be released in May. "True Blood" is the wildly popular HBO series based upon

the books; the fourth season premieres June 10. Harris, who has been writing for 30 years, is also the author of three earlier series, the Aurora Teagarden, the Shakespeare and the Harper Connelly mysteries. She and her friend Toni L.P. Kelner have co-edited four very popular anthologies featuring stories with an element of the supernatural written by mystery and urban fantasy authors.

Celebrate and Enjoy Nature! Even with all the technology we have today, there is no smartphone app that can substitute for mother nature. has the tips and ideas you need to get out and enjoy the fresh air this season: • Make an environmentally friendly difference in your own backyard by greenscaping. Did you know that yard waste is second only to paper in landfills? Learn how to “grasscycle,” and get tips on mulching, and composting properly to leave your yard looking great, and help the environment. • Keep your trees strong and healthy with proper pruning techniques. Learn which branches to trim or remove to prevent injury or property damage, stop the spread of diseased or insect-infested wood, and make your foliage look its best. • Whether you live in the city or country, house or apartment building, you can enjoy the birds in your neighborhood. Learn how to get their attention

with food and water, so you can enjoy their beauty and song wherever you reside. • If you’re looking to get away for a bit, consider the many National Trails throughout the country. If it’s a rainy day, or you just can’t make it out, you can still enjoy the beauty of this

country’s different landscapes with the National Park System’s many webcams. Getting outside is a great way to relieve stress and have a great time with the entire family. Whether it’s maintaining the yard or taking a walk, the place to be is outdoors!

Harris was born and raised in the Mississippi River Delta area; she now lives in a small town in southern Arkansas. She is married and the mother of three. The West Virginia Book Festival will be held Oct. 13 and 14. The event is presented annually by Kanawha County Public Library, the West Virginia Humanities Council, The Library Foundation of Kanawha County, The Charleston Gazette and the

Charleston Daily Mail. The festival offers something for all age groups. A variety of authors will attend, participating in book signings, readings, workshops and panel discussions. Activities for children include special programs and a section of the Marketplace filled with children’s activities. Admission to the festival is free.

Send us your community news. Call 304.743.6731 today! Thank you & Best Wishes

Suzanna Chapman

22nd l Bend Area Gospel Jubilee Annua June 5th thru 9th

City National Bank would like to thank Suzanna Chapman, branch manager at the Milton office, for more than 40 years of service and dedication to City and the Milton community.

Singing June 5-8 • 5:00 p.m. till ? Singing June 9 • 3:00 p.m. till ?

Stop by for pizza and cake Wednesday, May 30 from 11am to 2pm.

Jackson County Jr. Fairgrounds • Cottageville, WV

Over 40 groups including: • Primitive Quartet • Wade Spencer • Browders • New Calvary Echoes • Mike Upright

Free Admission

Information Call (304) 882-2049 EVELYN ROUSH, Promoter

We’ll miss you, Suzanna!

Member FDIC.

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Cabell County CEOS hold Drawing for Quilt SUBMITTED ARTICLE - The Cabell County CEOS Council recently held a drawing for a red, white and blue Ohio Star Quilt. The recipient of the quilt was Verna Smith of the Milton Seniors Community Educational Outreach Service (CEOS). Individuals who made a $5 donation to the Cabell County CEOS Council were entered in the drawing. The quilt has been on display at the Milton Senior Center to celebrate “CEOS Week, May 21 – 26, 2012.” Members of the four CEOS clubs in Cabell County made the quilt as a fundraiser. The James

River CEOS, the Milton Homemakers CEOS, the Milton Seniors CEOS and the Salt Rock CEOS clubs are sponsored by the West Virginia University Extension Service. The $600 raised will help support their joint service projects, two of which are making colorful pillowcases for children and teens that have been diagnosed with cancer and adult clothing protectors for Hospice patients. Persons interested in joining an existing club or forming a club in their area may call Families and Health WVU Extension Agent, Brenda Porter, at 304-7437131.

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Robert Trippett and the Starlight Band at Milton VFD

Robert Trippett and the Starlight Band.

Pictured is Verna Smith with her new red, white and blue Ohio Star Quilt.

Ronald Trippett and the Starlight Band plays at the Milton Volunteer Fire Department, 341 E. Main St., Milton, every Friday night from 7-10 p.m. Admission is $6 per person;

children under 10 free. Come out and enjoy good music and lots of dancing! Concessions and door prizes are available.

Downtown Live’s 5th Annual CAFÉ set for June 9 at Heritage Station HUNTINGTON - The Huntington Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Downtown Live Committee will host its 5th Annual Children’s Art Festival Extravaganza (CAFÉ) Saturday, June 9 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event is free and will take place at Heritage Station in

downtown Huntington. Thirteen art stations with the theme “Art and Nature” will allow children (ages 3 to 12) to create their own artwork. Children may also watch demonstrations given by local artisans. Face painting, music and performing arts are also planned.

The Downtown Live Committee is part of the Huntington Regional Chamber of Commerce. The committee’s purpose is to plan and execute events downtown that will create retail and restaurant traffic for area businesses.

CONTACT Huntington, serving Cabell, Wayne, Lincoln and Mason Counties, received a $27,362 Victims of Crime Act Victim Assistance Program Grant from Gov. Tomblin. Photo Courtesy of Gov. Tomblin’s Office

May Birthdays!

Happy Birthday to ALL Mikaela Rice Michael Sims Ronald Sims Dale B. Smith Mitzi Spangler Dallas Wallace Dakota Weant Joan Wysong Pat Townsend Shelby Turley Dan Wallace If you - or someone you know Teddy Wallace will be celebratrating a birthday Windell Wallace in the coming months... Katheryn White Call 304-743-6731 and give us Ella Wilson their name - OR just email the Kay Wilmoth information to Lewellyn Wilkinson Shirley Wray

Improve Your Community and Make a Difference by Volunteering Your local community is the center of all your activity – your kids’ sports games, the coffee shop, farmers market and much more. You can give back to your community in a variety of ways – each one making a bigger difference than you could ever imagine. Sometimes just finding the right service opportunities can be the biggest challenge in getting started. Begin your search with these resources from • Created by a partnership of government agencies to help America’s natural and cultural resources, makes it easy for you to find volunteer opportunities across the country. Search by date or by state to find an array of vol-

unteer activities, from serving in a wildlife refuge to helping clean up a national park. • Join forces with one of the largest federal government volunteer organizations, the Department of Veterans Affairs Voluntary Service. You can find ways to donate time, goods or money for those who have fought for our country. Find local events and programs that help those who need it most. • Students are a rare group who usually have both the time and energy to help those around them. And many high schools and colleges have volunteering requirements. Use Catch the Spirit, a guide to helping students get involved in their communities for ideas

on getting started. Volunteering is a great learning experience and also helps build your resume. • If you enjoy working outside and want to help protect the land and animals around you, Take Pride in America offers perfect volunteer opportunities for you. The Department of the Interior promotes Take Pride in America to help all public lands across the country, both state and federally owned. No matter your interests, these resources can help you find volunteer opportunities that are fun and educational for you and your family.

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Trout stocking report The following waters were stocked with trout last week. Any stream appearing more than once, received multiple stockings during the week. Back Fork of Elk River, Clear Fork of Guyandotte River, Desert Fork, East Fork Greenbrier River, Glade Creek of New River, Little River East Fork Greenbrier River, Little River West Fork Greenbrier River, Lost River, Marsh Fork, New Creek, North Fork of Patterson Creek, Pinnacle Creek (lower section), Right Fork of Middle Fork River, Shavers Fork (upper section), Sugar Creek, Trout Run, Waites Run, West Fork Greenbrier River, Big Clear Creek, Brandywine Lake, Brushy Fork Lake, Bullskin Run, Cranberry River, Dry Fork (Randolph, Tucker), Evitts Run, Gandy Creek, Laurel Fork (Randolph), Middle Creek, Middle Fork River, Mill Creek of Opequon Creek, North Fork of South Branch, Paint Creek, Pond Fork, South Branch (Smoke Hole), South Fork of Cranberry River, Boley Lake, Buffalo Creek (Brooke), Cacapon Park Lake, Castleman Run Lake, Dillons Run, Edwards Run, Fort Ashby Reservoir, Glade Creek of Mann, Glady Fork, Kimsey Run Lake, Middle Wheeling Lake, North River, Opequon Creek, R.D. Bailey Tailwaters, Rocky Marsh Run, Shavers Fork (Bemis), Shavers Fork (lower section), South Branch (Franklin), Spruce Knob Lake, Teter Creek Lake, Tygart Headwaters, Williams River, Anthony Creek,

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‘Fun’ Horse Show held in Milton

Marlee Norris, 9 years old, with her miniature horse, Cosmos (5 years old), taking home the 1st place trophy.

Brother and sister, Luke and Marlee Norris competed in the 2012 Cabell County Fair Fun Horse Show that was held at WV Pumpkin Park on Saturday, May 12, 2012. Luke will be attending pre-school next semester and Marlee attends Milton Elementary School. She is a student in Mrs. Thomas' 3rd grade class. Proud parents are Mark and Rachael Norris of Milton. (Submitted by Jim Parsons)

Big Sandy Creek, Buckhannon River, Burnsville Tailwaters, Coopers Rock Lake, Knapps Creek, Left Fork of Right Fork of Buckhannon River, North Fork of Cherry, South Fork of Cherry, Stonewall Jackson Tailwaters, Summit Lake, Sutton Tailwaters, Watoga Lake, Buffalo Fork Lake, Clear Fork of Tug, Cranberry River (C&R), Cranberry River (Children & Class Q) Woodbine

Luke Norris, 4 years old, and his miniature horse, Dollar (3 months old) participated in the May 12th show.

section, Dry Fork (Randolph, Tucker), Glady Fork, Indian Creek, Kings Creek, Left Fork of Buckhannon River (rail stocking), Rich Creek (Monroe), Seneca Lake, Shavers Fork (Bemis), Shavers Fork (lower section), Shavers Fork (upper section), South Branch (Smoke Hole), Summit Lake, Tomlinson Run, Tygart Tailwaters and Watoga Lake.

PSC Warns Utility Scam The Public Service Commission of West Virginia is warning utility customers of a scam claiming the federal government will help pay the utility bills of residential customers. In different parts of the country, victims have been recruited by individuals going door-to-door, posting fliers and using social media and text messaging. The scam claims President Barack Obama is providing credits or applying payments to utility bills; however, in order to apply customers must provide personal information, such as a Social Security Number. The victims are then provided with a bank routing number through which to pay their bills. The routing number is fraudulent and the payments are not applied to the customer bills.

Although the scam has not yet been reported in West Virginia, the PSC is reminding West Virginians to be vigilant, use common sense if contacted about utility payments and keep the following precautions in mind: · Utility company representatives always carry proper identification and do not randomly contact customers and ask for their Social Security number · Citizens should not allow anyone, including persons claiming to be utility employees, into their homes without asking for proper identification and verifying the purpose for the visit · Customers should only use methods authorized by the utility company to pay bills · If someone shows up without an appointment asking to check an appliance or suggesting

another electrical problem may be inside the home, residents should contact the utility company at the number on their bill or in the phonebook For more information on authorized payment locations, contact your utility company.

TEAM for West Virginia Children, serving Cabell and Wayne counties, received a $51,266 Victims of Crime Act Victim Assistance Program Grant from Gov. Tomblin. Photo Courtesy of Gov. Tomblin’s Office

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Morrison’s celebrate 50th Anniversary

Family Service, a Division of Goodwill Industries, serving Cabell, Wayne and Lincoln counties received a $43,087 Victims of Crime Act Victim Assistance Program Grant from Gov. Tomblin. Photo Courtesy of Gov. Tomblin’s Office

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A 50th wedding anniversary dinner was held for Jim and Patricia Morrison on April 19 at the Beulah Ann Baptist Church Family Center. The dinner was planned and furnished by their three sons, Col. Rick, Danny, and Steven Morrison. The main course consisted of spaghetti from Jim’s Spaghetti in Huntington, a favorite of Jim and Patty when they were dating. Each table was decorated by Jim’s sister, Maxine Turley, using souvenirs and photos in a theme related to past events and interests of Jim and Patty. Several members of the original wedding party were able to attend. They include Gene Caldwell (best man), Jim & Patty Morrison, Phyllis Covert (maid of honor), Martha Turley, (flower girl), Charlene Barrett, (soloist), Judy Lawson (attendant), and Maxine Turley (wedding cake). A

Members of the original wedding party attended the 50th Anniversary Celebration. special effect for the occasion was provided by flower girl, Martha, who brought her granddaughter, Desi, who was dressed in her original flower girl dress, and carrying her flower basket. Servers for the meal were the Morrison grandchildren. Jim Ross provided music for the occasion, playing songs from the

past, including songs from quartets Jim had participated in. Many of Jim & Patty���s family, friends from church and other acquaintances attended. They wish to thank all who made the evening a very special occasion. Submitted by Jim Morrison, photos by Joan Morrison.


Breakfast Pizza (Darlene Edmonds) 1 cup crescent rolls 1 lb sausage – browned, crumbled & drained 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese 1 cup frozen hash browns 5 eggs ½ cup milk 2 tsp grated parmesan cheese Spread crescent roll dough on pizza pan. Add sausage, cheddar cheese & potatoes. Combine eggs and milk and pour over sausage mixture. Sprinkle with cheese Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.

Get the Small Business Help You Need, For Free! Have a great idea for a new business, but don’t know where to get started? Try the government. Whether you’re looking for an app to help you get advice on the go, or reading material on how to get started, has the information you need: • Federal and state governments offer a large variety of free resources to people looking for small business help.’s small business section helps you find government resources to start, operate and expand a business and much more. • The Small Business Administration (SBA) can help you with management, technical, and training issues, or help you

find your loan and funding options from multiple government organizations. The SBA app helps you find local advisers who can give you free one-onone help for growing your business. Use the calculator to figure out costs of starting a new business, and catch up on all the news through SBA’s social media channels. • Visit the newly created to find the small business tools available to you from across the government. Partner agencies such as the Department of Commerce and the Department of Labor share all their business resources in one spot, plus you can find out about state and

local business outreach and development events. • If you’re looking for information on specific business related topics, features important information on patents and copyrights, current business scams, workplace health and safety and much more. • The Consumer Action Handbook is a great resource to have on hand when you need to look up local, state and federal agencies for your business questions. You can also find trade associations and hot consumer topics like insurance questions, employment options, scams and more.

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Milton VFD hosts Pig Roast and Car Show SUBMITTED ARTICLE - On Saturday, May 19, 2012, the Milton Volunteer Fire Department held a Pig Roast and Car Show. During the afternoon, people enjoyed delicious BBQ dinners while being entertained by the sound of country music provided by Robert Trippett and the Starlite Band. Many folks danced to the music, while many headed outside for a ‘Cruise-in” consisting of several classic cars. Fire Department members and guests enjoyed BBQ dinners at May 19th Pig Roast and Car Show.

Putting the finishing touches on just one of many cars that were on-hand during Milton Fire Department’s Pig Roast and Car Show.

Unemployment rate drops to 6.4 percent in Cabell County By Jack Bailey

HUNTINGTON Cabell County's unemployment rate fell below the state average in April according to figures released last week by WorkForce West Virginia. Cabell County's unemployment rate for April stood at 6.4 percent, while the overall state unemployment rate was 6.7 percent. Cabell County's unemployment rate declined from 6.7 percent in March and was down a full point from when it stood at

7.4 percent in April 2011. Unemployment rates declined in 41 other counties as well. Ten counties reported rising unemployment rates, including Boone, Hardy, Lincoln, Logan, Mingo, Monongalia, Pocahontas, Raleigh, Randolph, and Wyoming. Three counties, Jefferson, Marion, and Taylor, reported no change in their unemployment rates in April. Counties with unemployment rates below five percent included Jefferson (4.9 percent) and Monongalia (4.6 percent). Counties with unemployment rates above 11 percent included Webster (11.6

percent), Boone (12.1 percent), and Pocahontas (12.7 percent). Overall, the number of unemployed state residents fell 1,000 to 53,800. Total unemployment was down 8,200 over the year. The national unemployment rate declined one-tenth of a percentage point to 8.1 percent in April. Total non-farm payroll employment declined 1,800, with losses of 1,300 in the goods-producing sector and 500 in the service-providing sector. Within the goods-producing sector, employment declines included 1,000 in mining and logging, 200 in manufacturing, and

Fine Arf! Exhibit at HMA to focus on Works of Art featuring Dogs To help celebrate Huntington’s win over 15 other cities vying for the $100,000 Pet Safe “Bark for Your Park Contest” and the June 16 ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new dog park, the Huntington Museum of Art will present an exhibition featuring images of dogs from HMA’s permanent collection from May 26 through July 22, 2012. A guided tour of Fine Arf! will take place at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 26, 2012, during the Fourth Tuesday Tour at HMA. At the same time, nature docents will be available to give a guided tour of HMA’s nature trails, where visitors are welcome to bring their dogs on leashes. Weather permitting, refreshments will be served outside following both tours. Attendees on June 26 are encouraged to bring pet supplies

to be donated to Little Victories. The works on exhibit in Fine Arf! span five centuries, from the 16th through the 20th centuries, and portray the relationships between humans and their canine companions. Visitors will be able to view many different types of dogs rendered in a variety of media including oil paintings, watercolors, sculptures, prints, and decorative art objects. Each image will be accompanied by a famous quote about dogs. Artists with works featured in the exhibit include Alex Katz, Adele Lewis, Susannah F.Q. Nicholson, Levon West, Sir Frances Seymour Haden, Marguerite Kirmse, Casper Netscher, George Ford Morris, Marilyn Bendell, Marcel Vertes, Richard Lindner, T.A. Hay, Charley Kinney, Fairfield Porter, and Gio-

vanni de’Bussi Cariani. Visitors to the Huntington Museum of Art Facebook page will be able to post photos of their favorite dog. These photos will then be added to a photo album on HMA’s Facebook page. This exhibit is sponsored by the Isabelle Gwynn and Robert Daine Exhibition Endowment, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, and West Virginia Commission on the Arts. This program is presented with financial assistance from the West Virginia Division of Culture and History, and the National Endowment for the Arts, with approval from the West Virginia Commission on the Arts. HMA is fully accessible. Visit or call (304) 5292701 for more information.

100 in construction. Within the service-providing sector, employment declines included 800 in professional and business services, 700 in government, 200 in financial activities, and 100 in other services. Employment gains included 800 in educational and health services, 300 in trade, transportation, and utilities, and 200 in leisure and hospitality. Since April 2011, total nonfarm payroll employment has risen 6,200, with gains of 4,800 in the service-providing sector and 1,400 in the goods-producing sector. Employment gains in-

cluded 4,000 in educational and health services, 2,200 in construction, 1,700 in leisure and hospitality, 1,000 in professional and business services, and 900 in government. Employment declines included 2,100 in trade, transportation, and utilities, 600 in manufacturing, 500 in financial activities, 200 in mining and logging, and 200 in other services. West Virginia’s not seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined three-tenths of a percentage point to 7.0 percent in April.

TRACK FROM PAGE 1 the 800 meters with Burcham tying his last year's record setting performance of 1:54.01 But he came up short by only 11/100 of a second of tying his last year's record setting performance (4:08.80) in the 1600 meters (4:08.91) He was crowned State Champion in all 3 races. Midland's 4X800 meters relay team of David Jobe, Mason Dino, Tyler Salmons, Brian Lawhon was crowned State Champion with a sub 8 minute time of

7:55.91. Midland senior, Daniel Parlock, soared over the pole vault bar, with a personal best leap of 13 feet, which earned him 3rd place honors. Avery Campbell (9:25.70) and Tyler Salmons (9:26.15) placed 4th and 5th respectively in the 3200 meters. For complete results, go to

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Outdoor News

Gar are Survivors

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Column by David Payne Sr.

They look like dinosaurs and, in a way, they are. Longnose gar are a common site for any fisherman, they look like small logs submerged just below the water surface. Sometimes, they will take a lure, but rarely are they hooked. It's hard to get a hook into their bony jaws and the gar is such a bony fish, people rarely eat them. I say “rarely” because there is somebody, I'm sure, who eats pretty much everything, but I have never heard of anybody eating one. Some people consider them a nuisance and kill them out of hand with the assumption that gar eat too many gamefish. However, they mostly dine on minnows. Their jaws are too narrow to eat anything large enough that you would want to catch it.

In the old days – and I hope people are above this now – many gars caught had their jaws smashed and thrown back in the water to starve. They are fascinating creatures and their effect on gamefish is minimal. In fact, they have coexisted with gamefish for millions of years. The site of gar lazily hanging out just below the water's surface was a sight as common to dinosaurs as it is to us. When dinosaurs ruled the land, the gar dominated West Virginia waters. The only fish that could actually take on a gar – and I've never seen this happen, mind you – the muskellunge, has not been around nearly as long. I grew up on the bank of the Elk River in Kanawha County. It was a place where everybody fished, partly because we had this fabulous river at a doorstep and partly because there was nothing else to do. I spent much of my childhood fishing and watching gar lazily drift by. You can learn a lot about animals by watching them do nothing. I was amazed by their toughness and their lack of fear. Fish are naturally skittish, but gars have no reason to be. After all, they survived the mass-extinction that took out the dinosaurs. They are survivors, not only obviously tougher than dinosaurs; they remain a top-of-the-food-chain fish in our waters today. My first day of school at Herbert Hoover High School, I sneaked out of orientation with some friends and walked down to the bank of

the Elk River behind the school. There were three gar hovering motionless at the surface of the water. One of my friends picked up a large log – he was a very large, strong boy – and heaved it out in the river between them. They rose and fell with the wake of the log, but didn't flinch. Gar are fearless. You have to respect that. Usually when you see a gar, it's at the surface, doing seemingly nothing. At least it looks like they are doing nothing, but they are actually engaged in one of the core activities that separates us from fish – breathing air. That's right, gar breathe air. I'm not making this up. Gar don't always breathe air. They also have gills for dissolving oxygen from water, like all other fish, but their ability to breathe air is one of the secrets to this fish's survival throughout the epochs. In a situation where oxygen levels are low and other fish die en masse, the gar can get as much as 70 percent of its oxygen from the air. The world-wide catastrophe that killed all the dinosaurs was no match for the gar. Not only can it survive low oxygen levels by breathing air, it can also shrug off extremely high temperatures that would kill most fish. As long as he stays wet and the water isn't boiling, a gar will be just fine. Contact David Payne Sr. at

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Fishing Report Beech Fork: The reservoir water level is at summer pool. Crappie fishing is really starting to pick up, with many nice fish being caught around woody structure. Bass are in their spawning areas and should be aggressively defending their nests. Channel catfish can be caught throughout the lake on chicken livers and cut-bait. Hybrid striped bass and white bass can be caught using white lures. Call (304) 525-4831 for more information. East Lynn: The reservoir water level is at summer pool. Bass will be holding near logs, stumps and fish attracting brush piles. Musky will be found near bush piles and fallen trees. Channel catfish and flatheads are abundant in the lake and can be caught with a variety of baits. Crappie fishing is picking up, try around standing timber or trees that have fallen into the water. A few walleye have been caught in the lake and tailwater. For more information, call (304) 849-9861. R.D.Bailey: Spotted bass can be found along drop-offs and points extending into the lake at this time of the year and some of the state's largest spotted bass have come from this lake. Good baits are plastic jigs, live shad, or crayfish. Hybrid striped bass are also being caught. Best baits are lures such as rattletraps, spoons, or white/chartreuse jigs. For more information call (304) 664-9587. Stephens Lake: Lake is very clear. Bass anglers are successfully using soft plastics and small crankbaits. The DNR recently stocked channel catfish fingerlings into the lake, which helps maintain a year-round catfish fishery avail-

able to the public. Try your favorite catfish bait or lure for success. Livers and nightcrawlers work well for catfish bait, as do a variety of paste and prepared type baits offered at sporting goods stores. Many find success using the ‘dippin sponge’ method, fishing it either beneath a bobber or on the bottom using a basic three way river rig. Another trick is to catch small baitfish using a piece of a worm, etc., then cut them up and use them as fresh bait. Many times this will out-fish other bait types due to its freshness, be sure to give it a try. If you use a game fish (bluegill, bass) as bait, you must include it in your daily creel limit. Lower Ohio and Kanawha rivers - As the water in the tailwaters begins to clear the fishing for sauger, walleye, white bass and hybrid striped bass will start to pick up. Jigs with minnows could provide some excellent catches; if artificial baits are your preference white and chartreuse are good colors to try. Blue, flathead and channel catfish activity is picking up as the water continues to warm. Guyandotte, Coal, Poca, Elk, and Mud rivers - These streams should be clearing. Musky streams: are expected to be fishable this weekend and muskies are quite active. Hot spots this time of year include areas both upstream and downstream of fast moving water. Musky anglers should try medium to large lures. Middle Island Creek, the major streams in the Hughes River system, the Elk River and the Little Kanawha River are good area musky waters.

Thousands of Catfish stocked into Ponds Statewide By David Payne Sr.

The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources recently stocked thousands of catchablesize channel catfish in park ponds throughout the state, including some in Putnam and Cabell counties. Barboursville Lake in Cabell County and Hurricane Lake in Putnam County are among the small ponds that have received catfish. Others stocked are: Anawalt Lake (McDowell), Berwind Lake (McDowell), Cacapon State Park Lake (Morgan), Cedar Creek State Park Lake (Gilmer), Chief Logan

State Park Lake (Logan), Conaway Run Lake (Tyler), Coopers Rock Lake (Monongalia), Edwards Run Pond (Hampshire), French Creek Pond (Upshur), Handley Pond (Pocahontas), , Indian Rock Lake (Nicholas), Krodel Lake (Mason), Laurel Lake (Mingo), Little Beaver State Park Lake (Raleigh), Mason Lake (Monongalia), Mountwood Lake (Wood), North Bend State Park Pond (Ritchie), Pendleton Lake (Tucker), Pipestem State Park Lake (Summers), Tomlinson Run State Park Lake (Hancock), Wallback Lake (Clay), and Wirt County Farm Pond. Also, 400 tagged channel catfish have been stocked into eight statepark lakes, including: Cacapon State Park Lake; Cedar Creek State

Park Lake; Chief Logan State Park Lake; Little Beaver State Park Lake; North Bend State Park Pond; Pipestem State Park Lake; Tomlinson Run State Park Lake; and Pendleton Lake at Blackwater Falls State Park. Anyone who catches a tagged catfish – and reports the catch will receive a reward of either a ride to Whittaker Station at Cass Scenic Railroad or a ride to Blennerhassett Island on the sternwheeler, The Island Belle. Anglers who catch a tagged fish are asked to return the tag or tag number along with information on the date of capture, if the fish was kept or released, and the name and address of the angler to WVDNR, 2311 Ohio Ave, Parkersburg, WV 26101.

Anglers also can call in the information (304-420-4550) or provide the information via e-mail . The information is used to evaluate the success of stocking programs and helps the DNR understand how long fish remain in the water before they are caught, as well as whether the fish are harvested and released as well as obtaining other important data, said Chris O'Bara, fish biologist. “Evaluations of the stocking program indicate that anglers catch these catfish throughout the summer and into early fall, and most release the fish for others to enjoy,” O’Bara said. The DNR also stocks blue catfish on the Ohio River, where biologists

will be conducting a survey of anglers through October 20. The survey is part of a multi-state program to gain an understanding of how anglers are using the fishery. Biologists will be conducting surveys on a vast stretch of the river from where Ohio, West Virginia and Pennsylvania meet and downriver to Kentucky's border with Indiana. A West Virginia fishing license is required for anyone age 15 and older except for the free fishing days scheduled June 9 and 10. Also, residents who turn age 65 after January 1, 2012, are required to purchase a Senior Lifetime License. Contact David Payne Sr. at

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Buffalo High School Graduating Class of 2012 Date of Graduation Ceremony: June 1, 2012 Time of Graduation: 7:00 P.M. Location of Graduation Ceremony: Buffalo High School Football Field (Rain Venue-BHS Gym) Highest Honor Category: 4.0 and above Student’s Name: Abby Kate Hull, daughter of Ronald and Nikki Hull, Buffalo, WV Student’s Name: Danielle Elizabeth Martin, daughter of William and Debbie Martin,

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Poca High School Graduating Class of 2012 Date of Graduation Ceremony: June 3, 2012 Time of Graduation Ceremony: 2:00 PM Location of Graduation Ceremony: Charleston Municipal Auditorium Name of Highest Honor Category: “Highest Honors” (summa cum laude) 4.0 and above Student’s Name: Brooke Kourtni Hager, daughter of: Brian and Tereasa Hager of Cross Lanes Student’s Name: Cheyenne Michaela Hedrick, daughter of: Terry and Lisa Hedrick of Poca Student’s Name: Samantha Jane Parkins, daughter of: David and Sarah Parkins of Liberty Student’s Name: Tanner Austin Sigman, son of: Gary and Kimberly Sigman of Winfield 3.8 - 3.99 Name of Second Highest Category: “High Honors” (magna cum laude) Students’ Name: Julia Arreola

Celorio, Kayla Dawn Cunningham, Caleb Lee Kennedy, Ashton Dior Rae’ McNeil, Deanna Kay Sprouse, and Kayla Rochelle Triplett 3.6 - 3.799 Name of Third Highest Category: “Honors” (cum laude) Students’ Name: Morgan JoLynn Ball, Kaylee Morgan Dillon, George Robert Hamrick, Katherine Joan Reed and Tiffani Taylor Roberts Remaining seniors not listed above: Emily Elizabeth Addesa Destiny Ann Allen Anthony Ross Alsobrook Marlee Jo Rae Bailey Jordan Taylor Baria Adam Mitchell Bartram Evan Michael Beller Andrea Dawn Bignall Alyssa Haley Blizzard Bryan Austin Bradford

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Winfield High School Graduating Class of 2012 Date of Graduation Ceremony: June 1, 2012 Time of Graduation: 7:00 P.M. Location of Graduation Ceremony: Charleston Municipal Auditorium. Chelsey Ona Adkins Alison Leigh Amick Clinton Barrett Arnold, III Brandon William Ashworth Sara Louise Bailey Colten Ballard Beck Madeline Paige Boggess AshleeNoe'l Bowman George Roger Bryant Megan Anne Burch Japheth Michael Burdette Ashlie Nicole Byers Austin Tyler Carpenter Catherine Lee Carpinelli Katlin Mackenzie Casto Anna Marie Chambers Ashleigh Marie Chambers Ryan Franklin Chambers Conner Lucas Chapman Logan Andrew Childers Amanda Renee' Clark Ericka Danielle Colagrosso Kaitin Alexis Coleman Brandon Lee Collins Carly Tatum Cooper Tyler Vincent Cornell Steven Robert Coulter Kierstin Brittani Craven Patrick Eugene Crede Morgan Ashley Devlin Simmon Alexander Dickess Dylan Ryan Dodrill Zachary Christian Doss Andrew Kenneth Ellington Kristin Marie Elswick Nathaniel Gene Embree Mark Tyler Erskine Faith Ashton Farley Brandon Wayne Farmer Alexandria Joyce Fisher Joshua Nyle Fisher Cory Franklin Foster Blake Mitchell Frame Casey Marie French Gavin Richard Gabutti Zachary Ryan Gill Mallory Corinne Griest Kimberly Anne Gunnell Zachary Steven Gunter Jacob Tyler Hall Makenzie Taylor Hamrick Meghan Hope Handley Jonathan Bruce Hannigan Bradly Edward Hanson Joseph Timothy Hare Kayann Elizabeth Hare Kimberly Morgan Harpold Carlton Sylvester Harrington Haleigh Morgan Harris Natalie Marie Harris Andrea Breannan Hart Drake Edward Hatfield Emily Marie Hayes Taylor Rose Henderson Layne Matthew Henry Tyler Raemond Herdman Jacob Allen HiIeman Caleb Wayne Hill

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Run For The Wall makes stop at Valley Park Run For The Wall riders return to Putnam County By Jack Bailey

HURRICANE – Hundreds of people turned out at Valley Park on Wednesday, May 23, to welcome nearly 400 motorcycle riders who are crossing the country from California to Washington, D.C. on the annual Run For The Wall. Just before 6 p.m. motorcycles began to come up Valley Park Drive to a cheering, flag waving crowd that was eager to welcome the group back to Putnam County. This year marked the 10th year that riders stopped in Putnam County and the fourth year that they stopped in Valley Park, according to Tony Price of the West Virginia Star Touring and Riding Chapter 197 Club which organizes the event. Once inside the park, riders were greeted by a large American Flag and a large black flag dedicated to those soldiers who were Missing In Action or Prisoners of War. The flags were held high in the air from the suspension ladders of fire trucks from the Hurricane and Teays Valley fire departments. Price said that the flags help reinforce part of the mission of the Run For The Wall, that the riders are riding for those who can't. After dismounting from their motorcycles, riders were greeted with a welcome ceremony and

A large American Flag and a large black flag dedicated to POWs and those Missing In Action welcomed riders in the Run For The Wall to Valley Park on Wednesday, May 23. Photo by Jack Bailey then treated to a free home cooked meal prepared by local volunteers. In addition to the food, the Wave Pool was also opened to riders who wanted to take a quick swim, or simply a shower in the bathhouses. A washing station was also set up for riders who wanted to clean up their motorcycles. The Park was also open overnight to riders who wanted to camp there. Price said that the city of Hurricane and Putnam County Parks have been wonderful in showing hospitality to the riders, who departed Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., on May 16 to ride to Washington D.C. Price also credited local volun-

teers who helped make the food and direct the motorcyclists to designated parking areas among other duties. In all, Price said about 100 people volunteered to help with this year's event. In addition to local volunteers, others turned out to help welcome the estimated 400 riders to West Virginia. Marpat Aviation from Logan County was on hand with a Vietnam era Huey helicopter that took off from the Valley Park Wave Pool parking lot to fly out and greet the riders as they crossed into West Virginia from Kentucky. The Huey helicopter then flew with the riders from the border back to Valley Park. After spending Wednesday night in Putnam County, riders

A Huey helicopter that was used in the Vietnam War takes off from Valley Park to welcome motorcycle riders in the Run For The Wall. The helicopter met the riders at the Kentucky-West Virginia border and accompanied them back to Valley Park. Photo by Jack Bailey assembled and left from Valley Park on Thursday morning at 8:30 a.m. to go to the state capitol building in Charleston where they were greeted by Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin. From the Capitol, riders traveled on to Rainelle Elementary School for another stop and visit with the elementary school children. From Rainelle riders traveled on to Lewisburg to spend the night before heading on into Washington D.C. Once in Washington, riders participated in Rolling Thunder’s “Ride For Freedom” on Sunday. Riders also laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns in Arlington National Cemetery. The Run For The Wall began in

1989 as an annual motorcycle ride with veterans, friends and family riding across the United States to accomplish their mission: • to promote healing among all veterans and their families and friends; • to call for an accounting of all Prisoners of War and those Missing in Action (POW/MIA); • to honor the memory of those Killed in Action (KIA) from all Wars; and • to support military personnel all over the world. For more information visit, or contact West Virginia State Coordinator Duane Maxey at 304-638-5521 or

Cabell Midland “Marching Knights” Receive Multiple Awards at Strawberry Festival Parade Cabell Midland High School’s “Marching Knights” took top honors at the 71st Annual Strawberry Festival Parade Saturday, May 19, 2012 in Buckhannon, WV This was the first time the

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panied by a $1000 prize. In addition, the band was named 1st Place Outstanding West Virginia Band, and also received a $2500.00 Sweepstakes Band Award. The Flag team won 1st

place, and the band received a 2nd place Drum Major Award. More than 20 bands were entered in the competition with 9 out of state bands, including a Virginia state champion band

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DONALD RAY BLAKE Memorial services for Donald Ray Blake, 68, of Huntington, were held Tuesday, May 22, 2012 at Cabell-Wayne Association of the Blind. Donations may be made to Cabell-Wayne Association of the Blind, 38 Washington Ave., Huntington, WV 25701. LOUIS W. "LUKE" BONENE Louis W. "Luke" Bonene, 90, of Huntington, widower of Elizabeth A. "Betty" Bonene, passed away Friday, May 18, 2012, in Chateau Grove Assisted Living, Barboursville, W.Va. Graveside services were conducted Monday, May 21, 2012, in the Woodmere Memorial Park Abbey of Remembrance with Father Jim Sobus officiating. Burial followed. Officially known to everyone as "Lukie," he was born June 5, 1921, in McMechen, W.Va., a son of the late Louis D. and Mary Furbee Bonene. A son, Thomas W. Bonene, and a grandson, Christopher Cline, also preceded him in death. He was a U.S. Navy veteran having served during World War II. He retired from C&P Telephone Company as an engineer. He was a member of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, BPOE #294, Fairmont, W.Va., American Legion Post No. 17, Fairmont, W.Va., and the Knights of Columbus, Huntington, W.Va. Survivors include two daughters and a son-in-law, Susan Kay Reese, and Mary Lou and Daryl Cline, all of Huntington; seven grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; two great-greatgrandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. The family wishes to thank the staff of Chateau Grove Assisted Living for the loving care they gave Dad during his stay. Memorials may be sent to Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church or the American Diabetes Association. Online condolences may be sent to the family at

DOROTHY HEAD "DOTTIE" CALL Dorothy Head "Dottie" Call, 81, of Huntington, formerly of St. Albans, W.Va., passed away at her home after a long illness with her

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The Cabell Standard family by her side. She was born in St. Albans on Feb. 9, 1931, the daughter of the late John and Edna Head. Dottie graduated from St. Albans High School, class of 1948, and Marshall University in 1952 with a B.S. degree in psychology. Dottie worked for Family Services in Huntington as a social worker until starting a family. She is survived by her loving husband, Jim; children and their spouses, Matthew and Lisa of St. Albans, Andrew and Karen of Charleston, Samuel and Sherri of St. Albans, David and Kerri of Naples, Fla. Also surviving are her loving grandchildren and their spouses, Jennifer and Mike Long, Rachel and Mike Ervin, Rebekah Call, Natalie and Lance Vaughan, Tatem Childers, Kirsten Call, Drew Call, Anna Call, Joseph Call, Allison Call and Ryan Call; greatgrandchildren, Michaela Long, Sophia Long, Eliyah Ervin and Ella Vaughan; her sister, Marjorie Head. Funeral services were held Tuesday, May 22, 2012, at St. Andrew United Methodist Church, St. Albans, with the Rev. Loretta Isaiah officiating. Burial followed in Cunningham Memorial Park, St. Albans. The family suggests donations are made to Hospice of Huntington, 1101 Sixth Ave., Huntington, WV 25701. Online condolences may be made at Bartlett-Chapman Funeral Home, St. Albans, was in charge of arrangements.

SCOTT ALLEN CALL Scott Allen Call, 48, of Milton, formerly of Winfield, passed away May 19, 2012, at St. Mary's Medical Center, Huntington. Scott was born August 10, 1963, in Charleston, and was the only son of Joyce Totten Call and the late Murrel "Squirrel" Call. Scott is survived by his wife, Lisa Shull Call, and granddaughter, Makayla, at home; his children, Eric Call, Stacey Call and Tracy Call; six grandchildren; his sisters, Annette Pate, Vickie Pauley, Lisa Doresy and Sandy Jones; special nieces and nephews, Tiffany Shull and Austin Dorsey; his brothers-inlaw, Ricky Shull and Jeff Shull and his wife, Donna; his in-laws Darrell, and Connie Shull; and several other nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held Tuesday, May 22, at Bias Chapel Church, Dry Ridge Road, Milton, with Minister Wendell Shull officiating. Burial followed in Bias Chapel Church Cemetery. To share a memory of Scott, or to express condolences, please visit

COL. ROY CLIFFORD CLARK Col. Roy Clifford Clark, 68, of Milton, went home to be with the

Lord on Saturday, May 19, 2012, after a 4-1/2 year battle with bone cancer. He was born Sept. 21, 1943, in Cabell County, W.Va., a son of the late John Clifford and Alta Ellen Chapman Clark. He was a former auctioneer and president of the Auctioneers Association. He retired from the W.Va. State Treasurer's Office. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers. He is survived by his wife, Grethel Jean Crawford Clark; one daughter, Sherry Lynn McDonie and her husband Jon; one son, Roy Clifford Clark Jr. and his wife Lesley; three grandchildren, Jeremy and Kelsey Lane, and Stephanie McDonie-Vulhop and her husband Andy; one greatgranddaughter, Violet Vulhop. Graveside services were conducted Tuesday, May 22, 2012, at Neal Cemetery, Milton. Condolences may be expressed to the family at

JAMES L. DAMERON James L. Dameron of Huntington, W.Va., passed away Wednesday, May 16, 2012, in his 86th year, at St. Mary's Medical Center, Huntington. Funeral services were held Wednesday, May 23, 2012, at St. Peter's Episcopal Church, of which he was a faithful member, with Father Ralph Strohm officiating. Burial followed in Spring Hill Cemetery, Huntington. Born Feb. 1, 1926, at Russell, KY, he was the son of the late Ruth Pancake Dameron and the late James L. Dameron Sr. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Rosemarie Leslie and Juanita Burke; and one stepson, John Parsons; a brother-in-law, Hampton Hickman; and one niece, Susan McKnight. Mr. Dameron served in the Second World War in the service of the Army Air Corps, later changed to the United States Air Force, and also in the Korean Conflict. After 44 years with (C&O) CSX Corporation in Huntington, he retired as an accountant and superintendent of costs in the mechanical and finance departments. He was a graduate of Russell High School and Marshall University, having received a B.A. and Masters of Business degree. He was a 50-year member of the Masons, Poage Lodge No. 325 F & AM of Ashland, Ky., The Valley of Covington, Ky., The Scottish Rite, 32nd Degree Mason, Huntington Commandery No. 419, Knights Templar and El Hasa Temple of Ashland, Ky., and the B.P.O.E. No. 313 of Huntington, W.Va. He is survived by his wife of 27 years, Betty Jean Clark Dameron; two stepchildren and one spouse, Penny and Curt Jones of Ona, W.Va., David Parsons of Huntington; six grandchildren, Jonathan, Michael, Hannah

Jones, Brieanna, Zachary Parsons and Matthew Parsons. He is also survived by one sister, Edith Hickman of Flatwoods, Ky.; two nephews, Frank (Glynda) Hickman and Jack McKnight; and one niece, Marie (Bill) Stafford and their children. One sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Nora and Terry Edgell; and his faithful companion and lap sitter, Jacques II, survive him as well. Military rites were provided by the Veterans Honor Guard of the American Legion Post 16 of Huntington and Masonic Rites performed by Poage Lodge 325 F & AM of Ashland, Ky. Reger Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements. Condolences may be expressed to the family at

PAUL DOUGLAS EDWARDS Paul Douglas Edwards, 53, of Lesage died May 22 in St. Mary's Medical Center. Funeral services were held Thursday, May 24, 2012 at Apostolic Life Cathedral, Huntington. Graveside services were held Friday, May 25 at Oak Hill Cemetery. Chapman's Mortuary, Huntington, was in charge of arrangements.

JULIA "JULIE" M. (GUE) HODGSON Julia "Julie" M. (Gue) Hodgson, of Worcester, Mass., passed away May 13, 2012, peacefully at her home, surrounded by her loving family and best of friends following a long courageous battle with cancer. Julia was born in Huntington, W.Va., on May 29, 1956, and graduated from Barboursville High School in 1974. She was one of four children born to the late Hobert Wendell Gue and Marie (Porter) Gue of Barboursville, and was the beloved wife of John E. Hodgson of Worcester, Mass. Julia will forever be remembered by her brother, Mark Gue; her sisters, Alice Kay Ferguson and Marcia Warden; her aunt, Sheila Gue; and uncles, Greg Porter and Russell Gue. She also leaves behind her beloved daughter, Sunnie Coovert, her spouse Lee Dykas of Leicester, Mass., her four treasured grandchildren, Jacob, Elizabeth, Colin and Nina. She also leaves behind her husband's two sons, Samuel and David, and their children, Samuel, Sarah, Cassie, Jack, Maggie and Charlie. She also leaves behind countless other friends and family who were blessed to know her. Julia devoted much of her time, energy and horticultural talents to the beautification of Pointe Rok Estates and was instrumental in creating a park-like environment for all to enjoy. During her battle, she displayed unparalleled strength and courage, and persevered by embracing life on a daily basis with a smile on her face and a hand out-

stretched willing to touch the lives of everyone she met along the way. The greatest joys in her life were spending time with family, friends, loved ones, her daily horticultural work and wintering at their home on Palm Island in Florida, shelling on the beach. Graveside services and burial was held Monday, May 21, 2012, at Green Valley Cemetery in Salt Rock, W.Va., by the Rev. David Cardwell. The family would like to thank the wonderful professionals at UMass Memorial Cancer Center who provided wonderful care for Julie during her struggle with cancer. To offer a condolence or share a memory, please visit Wallace Funeral Home, Barboursville, was in charge of arrangements.

OLGA LYDIA PRATT KEESEE Olga Lydia Pratt Keesee, 100, of Ona, West Virginia, passed away on May 21, 2012, at the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, May 23, 2012, at the Wallace Funeral Home & Chapel, Barboursville, by Rev. David Cardwell. Burial followed in White Chapel Memorial Gardens. She was born May 5, 1912, in Cabell County, a daughter of the late Allie and Hattie Adkins Pratt. She was preceded in death by her husband Asa Keesee; foster son Billy Adkins; three brothers, Rupert, Ausley and Maxwell Pratt and one half brother, Ron Browning. She is survived by four sisters, Emogene Porter of Branchland, Mary Pratt Harvey of Huntington, Elizabeth Pratt Cremeans of Huntington and Lavonia E. Pratt Fry of Ona; special sister-in-law Margaret Keesee Adkins and many nieces, nephews and friends. Donations may be made to Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House, 3100 Staunton Road, Huntington, WV 25702. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

CHARLES L. KINDER Charles Kinder, of Hurricane, W.Va., widower of Juanita Cremeans Kinder, died May 21. Funeral services were held Friday, May 25 at Wallace Funeral Home, Milton; burial followed at Forest Memorial Park, Milton.

RUBY ROSE WILLIAMS LINVILLE Ruby Rose Williams Linville, 93, of Milton, W.Va., formerly of Hamlin, W.Va., died Sunday, May 20, 2012, at Chateau Grove Senior Living Center. She was born March 4, 1919, in Mason County, W.Va., a daughter of the late S.E. and Rose B. Wallace Williams. Ruby was preceded

Page 20 –Tuesday,May 29,2012 in death by her husband Roosevelt Linville. Funeral services were held Thursday, May 24, 2012, at Hamlin Baptist Church with Rev. Phil Stephens officiating. Burial followed in the Saunders Cemetery, Route 34 Hamlin. Handley Funeral Home, Hamlin, was in charge of arrangements.

EVERETTE LYNN MILLER JR. Everette Lynn Miller Jr. of Devon, Pa., formerly of East Pea Ridge, Huntington, passed away Sunday, May 13, 2012, in his 90th year. Born Oct. 29, 1922, in Clifton Forge, Va., he was the son of Anna Belle (Evans) and Everette Lynn Miller Sr. He was preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Vera Kathryn (Smith) Miller; and his son, Barry Wayne Miller, both of Huntington, W.Va. He is survived by his son, Gary Lynn Miller and wife Susie of


Cumberland, Md.; daughter, Kathryn Paige Miller and husband Dr. Steven P. Gulkus of Wayne, Pa.; and daughter Beverly Ann (Miller) Albarran and husband Dr. Alan Brett Albarran of Denton, Texas. He is also survived by seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren, Cari (Miller) Barnett and children Ciera and Chase of Silver Spring, Md.; Brigitte Miller Sullivan and husband Lenny Sullivan of Baltimore; Lauren Gulkus of New Orleans; Amanda Jean (Albarran) McLeod and husband Michael McLeod of Fort Worth; Pamela Beth (Albarran) Lloyd, Esq., husband Dr. Michael Lloyd, and son Nate Lloyd of Dallas; C. Shawn Miller of Huntington; and Stephen W. Miller, wife Kayla and children Madison, Stephen Jr. and Kathryn Rae of Huntington. In addition, he is survived by a brother, Frank Harman Miller and wife Ginny of Selma, Va.; and a sister, Doris (Miller) Van Cleef of Richmond. Mr. Miller served in the U.S.

Marines, Air Corp division, in the Pacific Theater during World War II. He began his professional career as a machinist in the locomotive department of the Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O) Railroad in Clifton Forge, Va., and retired in 1982, after 42 years of service to the company as manager, locomotive department, of CSX Corporation in Huntington. He was a life-member of American Legion (#177) and the Veterans of Foreign War and was a member of the El Hasa Shrine Club (Ashland, KY). He was a 50year member of the Masons (Minerva Lodge #13 A.F. & A.M., Barboursville), the Scottish Rite 32 Degree Mason (Royal Arch Elks # 313) and the York Rite (Royal Arch Chapter, Commander #009). He served two terms as a member of the Alleghany County (VA) School Board and was President of the Men's Bible Class of the United Methodist Church in Clifton Forge. He was President of

The Cabell Standard CanDo, the C&O alumni group; the Huntington Shrine Club, and the Faithful Forty Masonic organization. Funeral services were held Monday, May 21, 2012, at Wallace Funeral Home & Chapel, Barboursville; entombment followed at White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Rt. 60, Barboursville. The family requests donations are made to El Hasa Shriners Hospital Transportation Fund, P.O. Box 5190, Ashland, KY 411055190.

JANICE M. WALKER Janice M. Walker of Myrtle Beach, formerly of Barboursville, died Saturday, May 19, 2012, at her home. Born in Huntington, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Everett and Pauline Crouch. Janice was a retired nurse, a profession she loved but her family was her most precious mission in life. She was a charter member of Farmdale Church of Christ.

Before retiring to Myrtle Beach in 1985, she and Bill owned a ceramic shop in their home and traveled. She will be remembered also for her love of flowers, sewing and crafting. Her husband Bill of 63 years, and sons Willie and Fred preceded her in death. Surviving are daughter, Cindy (David) Jolliff of Myrtle Beach; her sister, Nancy (Bob) McCollins of Worthington, Ohio; nine grandchildren; 11-1/2 greatgrandchildren and many cousins in West Virginia. Funeral services were held Monday, May 21, 2012 at Goldfinch Funeral Home, Murrells Inlet, S.C. Memorials may be made to Regency Hospice, 11943 Grandhaven Drive, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576 or Surfside Christian Church, PO Box 15718, Surfside Beach, SC 29575. Sign a guest book at .

Local Foundation creates Second Scholarship for Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine Huntington Clinical Foundation pledges support HUNTINGTON – The Huntington Clinical Foundation has pledged $40,000 to create a scholarship for the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine. The scholarship will provide a $10,000 award for an entering first-year medical student for each of the next four years. “This is the second scholarship created for the School of Medicine by the Huntington Clinical Foundation and we are

exceedingly appreciative of their generosity,” said Linda Holmes, director of development and alumni affairs. “Helping medical students achieve their dream of becoming a physician is a noble endeavor and we salute the Huntington Clinical Foundation for their commitment to medical education.” Dr. Ken Wolfe, a trustee with The Huntington Clinical Foundation, and Jim Morgan, secretary-treasurer, say the local

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private foundation supports scientific research and scholarships. “The Huntington Clinical Foundation, which is funded by the Switzer Trust, has the mission to provide funds to help improve medical care and education in West Virginia,” Wolfe said. “Helping Marshall's medical school attract the best and brightest students is an excellent example of the goal of our foundation and should pay sig-

nificant dividends to our region in the future.” “The trustees are pleased to be able to fulfill the object of the foundation in providing this medical education scholarship,” Morgan said. “The efforts will benefit the entire region.” The scholarship, known as the Huntington Clinical Foundation Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine Expendable Scholarship, will be awarded to an entering first-year

student chosen by the School of Medicine Scholarship Committee in conjunction with the Marshall University Financial Aid Office. The Huntington Clinical Foundation created the first expendable scholarship for medical students in 2010. An expendable scholarship is one that does not accrue interest and can only be awarded based upon the available balance.

Volunteers Needed It’s time for the annual cleaning of the Ohio River and your help is needed. Volunteers are needed for River Sweep 2012 scheduled for Saturday, June 16, along the shoreline of the Ohio River and its many tributaries. River Sweep is a riverbank cleanup that extends the entire length of the Ohio River and beyond. More than 3,000 miles of shoreline will be combed for trash and debris. This is the largest environmental event of its kind and encompasses six states. “The Ohio River Sweep is very

important because for a few hours on one day volunteers can help make a difference in the appearance of this great natural resource,” said Jeanne Ison, Project Director. “The Sweep has grown so much in the past few years, we’ve been able to expand the project to tributaries and feeder streams of the Ohio River.” Persons wanting to volunteer for this event can call 1-800-3593977 for site locations and county coordinators in their area or visit the website at and click on

River Sweep. Each volunteer will receive a free T-shirt. The River Sweep is sponsored by the Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission (ORSANCO). Other sponsoring agencies are the West Virginia Make It Shine Program, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Illinois EPA, and Kentucky River Authority. ORSANCO is the water pollution control agency for the Ohio River and its tributaries.


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