Tuesday, September 24, 2013
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Passing by Princeton - Brandon Ford catches another Austin Hensley touchdown pass. Photo by Jack Rose of One-Eyed Jack's Photograph
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A new Day for Poca Football
Redskins on a Winning Streak By Justin Waybright email@example.com
HURRICANE - The Redskins beat the Princeton Tigers Friday, extending its winning streak to three-in-a-row. The boys in red and white haven't just won these games-they've dominated them. Hurricane has won by more than three touchdowns per game. The team is gradually becoming a force to be feared. Relentless offense and formidable defense are a constant for Redskin victories. Back to Friday night's matchup. It was one sweet Homecoming for Hurricane. The sweetness all started in the first quarter with a 40-yard touchdown pass to junior wide receiver Brandon Ford. The momentum was now established. However, the Tigers growled back and roared into the end zone, putting points on the board. Yet, into the second quarter, the Redskins hushed the tigers quickly. The one-two-punch beSEE REDSKINS ON PAGE 6
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A new day - Poca Middle School football players are ready to redeem themselves with a winning season. Recently, the team broke its 3-year losing streak. Photo by Justin Waybright By Justin Waybright firstname.lastname@example.org
POCA - The September sun lights up red and grey jerseys.
Coaches train 24 boys on the ins and outs of solid defense and offense. It's Monday evening football practice at Poca Middle School. But something is different.
The boys push themselves beyond their physical abilities. Instead of resting, they keep going. It's redemption. It's victory. It's a new day.
For three years, this program has had its hopes of winning dashed. Three seasons equaled zero wins. SEE POCA ON PAGE 3
New Town Hall and Police Department in the Works? By Justin Waybright email@example.com
WINFIELD - A major change could come to Winfield. For decades, mayors have strived to create a town hall large enough to house the police department. Now, the opportunity is here. And it hinges on one decision by the town council. If approved, Winfield will move out of its 80-year-old structure and move forward with the purchase of a 1-1/2 year-old building in the heart of the town's shopping centers.
Room for growth - Winfield Council members consider moving the town hall and police department under one roof. More than 7,700-square-feet of building space exists at the former PJ's Daycare facility on 3426 Winfield Road. Photo by Justin Waybright The former PJ's Daycare property at 3426 Winfield Road is the
potential spot. The business vacated the 7,750-square-foot
building earlier this month, opening up an opportunity. "If we move forward in purchasing this property, then the town hall and police department could be close together and under one roof," Winfield Mayor Randy Barrett said. "Then, the old police department could become a community center." The price tag is $735,000. Barrett said, if agreed upon, the town would put some money down and take a loan for the rest. The property owner has given council members two weeks to make a decision. SEE TOWN ON PAGE 5
Inside This Week: WV PUMPKIN FESTIVAL SECTION - PAGES 7-18 WAVE POOL - PAGE 21 POCA HERITAGE DAY - PAGE 24
Page 2 â€“Tuesday,September 24,2013 Tri-County YMCA Wild Waves Swim Team seeks Artisans for Fair Crafters and vendors are needed for the Tri-County YMCAâ€™s Wild Waves Swim Team Art & Craft Fair scheduled for Saturday, October 12, 2013 from 8:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. The fair will be held at the main facility at 200 Carlâ€™s Lane in Scott Depot. Space rental is $25 which includes one large table and two chairs. Set up is available on Friday, October 11 from 7:00-9:00 p.m. For more information, please contact Phil Berry at 304757-0016 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Tri-County YMCA has been an independently chartered YMCA since 1991 with a 32,000 square foot facility housing a wellness center, gymnasium, racquetball courts, child care nursery, administration space, and the Toyota Aquatic Center that includes a 25 yard 6 lane lap pool and a warmwater family pool for arthritis therapy and for general swimming.
ASEP Coaching Classes to be Held ASEP coaching class will be held on September 29, October 5 and 6th at South Charleston High School for those interested in coaching a secondary school sport. Register at www.wvssac.org.
OH-KAN Coin Club Show What: OH-KAN Coin Club Show Where: Quality Inn (formerly Holiday Inn), Rt. 7 North, Gallipolis, OH When: Sunday, October 6, 2013 from 10 a.m. â€“ 3 p.m. Parking and admission are free. For additional information please call 1-740-992-6040.
25th Fall Gospel Sing When: Sept. 19-21 and 26-28 Where: Spring Valley Campground, Cambridge, OH Celebrating 25 years of great gospel music! Free admission, free parking. Call for info, 740-732-5291 or visit the website at www.gospeljubilee.org.
Eleanor Arts and Craft Show accepting Applications Applications are now being received for reservations at the Eleanor Arts and Craft Show. The event will take place on Saturday Nov 2 at the Eleanor Fire Department building. Space is available inside or outside under the shelter. Call Linda now for more information, 304-937-3427.
PHS Class of 1958 to Meet The PHS Class of 1958 will meet on the 1st Wednesday of each month for a luncheon starting at 1 pm at Cross Lanes, WV at Bob Evans.
Crafters, Churches, Vendors Raise Money FREE during BUFFALO OCTOBERFEST, 9am â€“ 5pm, October 19TH, Buffalo (Putnam). YES, FREE SPACE! Call: 304-937-2747.
Eleanor City Council Meeting 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month at Town Hall. Meetings begin at 7:30 p.m.
Winfield Lions Club Meetings The Winfield Lions Club meets the first and third Tuesday of the month. For more information call 304-586-3732.
Hometown Lions Club Meetings The Hometown Lions Club meets at 6 p.m., every first and third Tuesday of the month at the Hometown Senior Center, 100 First Avenue, Hometown. For more information call 304-5862745.
Poker Run/Cruise In to benefit Paul Holley On Sept. 28, an event to raise money for Hannan High School student Paul Holley will ride into town. A poker run and cruise-in will take place Saturday. Registration for the poker run is 11 a.m. at the Putnam County Bank, interstate location.
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The ride starts at noon. The cruise-in begins at 5 p.m. at Buffalo Diner. Dinner, live music and prizes are on tap. Money generated from the event will help purchase a wheelchair accessible van to transport Holley to and from doctors' appointments and school.
Scott-Teays Lions Club Meetings Scott-Teays Lions Club meets the first and third Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at Broadmore Assisted Living, 4000 Outlook Drive, Teays Valley. For more information call 304-757-8599 or email email@example.com.
Family Fun, Food, Entertainment BUFFALO OCTOBERFEST: October 19TH, 9am â€“ 5pm, Buffalo (Putnam)! Crafts, Food, Music! Entry ~ Parking ~ Space: FREE! 304-937-2747.
Scary Creek Paintball Hours: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Saturday, 1 - 6 p.m. Sunday, MondayFriday by appointment only (groups of 10 or more). Open year-round and in operation since 1992, Scary Creek Paintball offers more than 25 acres of paintball fields, including three acres of urban action. Call 800-870-5973 or go online at www.scarycreek.com. Scary Creek Paintball, 4345 Scary Creek Road, Scott Depot. Discount packages range from all-inclusive (all rental equipment and paintballs) from $20 (100 paintballs) to $30 (500 paintballs) per day.
Putnam County Library Hours The Putnam County Library, located on Rt. 34 in Teays Valley (Beside Putnam Village) is open Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 9 a.m. â€“ 7 p.m.; Wednesday and Friday from 9 a.m. -5 p.m.; Saturday from 10 a.m. â€“ 2 p.m. and Sunday from 1 p.m. â€“ 5 p.m.
Boy Scout Troop invites area youth to meetings Boy Scout Troop 36, based in Hurricane, invites area youth to come to a meeting and learn more about scouting. The troop stays active with camp outs, summer camp, games, food drives, community service projects and more.
Ready for a picnic - Hometown Roadside Park is now open to the public for picnics. A crew from Rivers to Ridges Heritage Trail and AmeriCorps Vista completed the picnic shelters earlier this month. Crews still plan to paint the trusses and tables. Also, the park will receive interpretive signs by Spring. Photo by Justin Waybright The troop meets at 6:30 p.m. every Monday at the Presbyterian Church of the Covenant, 2438 US Route 60, Hurricane. For more information, call David Miller, 304-562-9271 ext 6115, or Steve Caldwell, 304-5629233.
Hometown Senior Center offers Activities The Hometown Senior Center, 100 1st Ave., Hometown, has several new announcements to share. The Center is looking for quilters, singers for the senior choir and volunteers for various help. The Center is also offering a free scrapbooking class at 10 a.m. every Monday and Thursday. A number of other activities are also available. Transportation is available for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Monday through Friday. The service can also include stops at the grocery store, post office or pharmacy after lunch. For more information, call the Center at 304-586-2745.
Zumba Gold at Hansford Senior Center A new Zumba Gold class is offered at Hansford Senior Center in St. Albans every Tuesday and Thursday from 5:30 to 6:15 p.m. Zumba Gold is recommended to beginner and senior participants. Low impact and fun dance workout. Cost $5, no previous registration. You can contact instructor Edith Bourne at 304-881-7564, or at www.zumba.com.
Class A CDL road construction. Weekly travel required.
Print applications from www.slurrypavers.com/careers and fax to 804-716-7890, email to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to: Slurry Pavers, Inc. 3617 Nine Mile Road, Richmond, VA 23223. Slurry Pavers, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and a drug free workplace.
Putnam County Animal Shelter Hours Monday â€“ Saturday 10 a.m. â€“ 4 p.m. The shelter is located behind Winfield Middle School.
Dunbar Womanâ€™s Club annual Arts and Crafts Fair When: October 12, 2013 Time: 9:00am to 3:00pm Where: Womanâ€™s Club of Dunbar clubhouse at 323 14th Street in Dunbar. Call to rent a table: Sandy James â€“ 304-768-7722. Cost: 6 ft table $15, 8 foot table $20. Deadline to rent a table: October 2, 2013.
Octoberfest â€œFreeâ€? Kids Activities Unbelievable FREE FUN! Octoberfest â€œFamily Fun Festâ€?: October 19TH, 11am â€“ 3pm, BUFFALO OCTOBERFEST! Inflatable selection & MORE!
Annual Shoe & Coat Giveaway Glad Tidings Assembly of God at 121 Mill Road in Hurricane will be holding their annual Shoe & Coat Giveaway on Saturday, October 12 from 1-4 pm. For more information, or to donate new or gently-used shoes or coats, please contact the church office at (304)562-3074 or email@example.com.
Putnam County Schools Developmental Screening Putnam County Schools Developmental Screenings will be held on Friday, October 4, 2013 at the Teays Valley Presbyterian Church, Teays Valley Road. We will screen children ages 2-1/2 to 4 years for speech/language, hearing, vision, motor skills, social skills, self-help and cognition Please call 586-0500 ext 1154, to schedule an appointment.
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Tuesday,September 24,2013 – Page 3
Christian's Sports Beat: Daytime Job Lawyer, Nighttime Job Referee
By: Christian Deiss
CHARLESTON, WV - Like many kids I wear multiple hats, during the day I wear my school hat, later I wear my soccer or running hats. Recently I talked with an adult that also wears different hats, during the day he is a lawyer and at night, especially on Friday nights, he is a high school football referee. Dan Greer is the Assistant Attorney General for the state of West Virginia and referees for the West Virginia Secondary School Activities Commission (WVSSAC). Greer deals a lot with judges in the courtroom and coaches on the sidelines and I asked him how the two situations are similar, “They both yell at me sometimes, hopefully not too much. Actually it’s a little bit different because when I’m a referee I am almost like the judge, when I am
an attorney, the judge is making the decision so he is kind of like the referee and on Friday nights the coaches are like the lawyers, so their similar but a little bit different too.” Greer has been the Assistant Attorney General since the first of the year. During a game referees have to call penalties and Greer told me how he thinks players can learn more about the game through the yellow flags thrown, “I think like anything else in life, when you make mistakes that’s when we learn from things. For instance this year we are putting a lot of emphasis on helmet contact and not hitting with your helmet and sometimes I don’t think kids totally understand a new rule until we call a penalty on them and that’s when they begin to grasp the situation and know what to do or not to do the next time around.” Greer has been refereeing high school football in West Virginia for over a decade. Greer knew he wanted to be a lawyer when he was in the eighth grade in Kanawha County after he attended Sheriff’s Camp. The native West Virginian played high school football and after he got out of law school, a friend, also a referee, suggested for him to take the classes and become a referee. I asked Greer what has been
Christian interviewing Dan Greer in his office at the state capitol. Courtesy photo his most exciting moment on the field, “Ten years ago during a state semi-final double-A game between Bluefield and Weirton, Weirton was up by 13 late in the fourth quarter when Bluefield fought back and tied the game with one second left and then won in overtime. It was my second playoff game and I think that was the most exciting fun I ever had as an official.” On the flipside, Greer’s most embarrassing moment as a referee occurred in his first year, “We were in Montgomery for a valley game, there was an interception return and I tried to follow it into the end zone and a player coming from behind me accidently knocked into my back, causing me to stumble and
trip and that’s when my flag, beanbag, whistle and hat went everywhere. They thought I had thrown a penalty flag but I waved that off. A lot of the fans had a good time with me on that one.” Sportsmanship is a big part of high school football and Greer told me athletes need to understand that arguing can be a bad choice, “My advice to young players is to just go on and play the next play. As much as we try we are not going to get every call right, sometimes we are going to get them wrong but regardless once that call is made it’s done and it’s not going to do that player any good to get mad about it or think about it because the play is over.” Greer told me he uses referee-
Dan Greer flipping the coin to start a Friday night high school football game in West Virginia. Courtesy photo ing as a source of relaxation from his day job, “The thing I like about refereeing for those six or seven hours is I can think totally about football, (I’m) not thinking about my other job and cases I am involved in or problems I might be having at work, refereeing totally takes my mind off of that other part of my life that can stressful sometimes.” So the next time you go to a high school football game, think about the other responsibilities the referees might have and give them a chance and know they are just like you and I. Hope to see you at a game soon.
POCA FROM PAGE 1 The heartbeat of middle school sports in Poca was fading. But Thursday Sept. 12 changed everything. The heart started beating again. Victory was finally theirs. The team grabbed its first win in three seasons. It beat Fort Gay 24 to 7. One night and one victory have propelled Poca's push to a winning season. Running back Andrew Eastwood stood a little taller last week. "This is great," the eighth grader said. "In that game, we didn't have many offensive mistakes, and our linemen did well." Left tackle Tanner Priddy agreed. "Our defense worked really well together," he said. Jacob Gates, right tackle believes the win will help turn a key to victory: the mindset of his team. "I think it will hype us up a
lot," he said. When asked what it will take to win another game, the eighth grader said, "heart." Center and linebacker Luke Rhodes practices a little harder now; runs a little faster, stands a little stronger since the team ended its long-standing losing streak. "It felt great to win - after the game, everyone told us how good we did," he said. "If we play as well as we did against Fort Gay, we'll win another one." Defensive Coordinator J.T. Hartley is proud of his boys. Hartley has more than a decade of experience in coaching football. He knows what it takes to win. "The whole thing was getting them to believe they could win,"
Hartley explained. "We've told them all year, 'it's going to be different this year.'" He was right. "It's all them...not us," Hartley said. Now, the boys have more trust in their coaches, he said. For months, they worked out the players' minds as much if not more than their muscles. Coach Charlie Hartley is proud of his boys. "During that game, they led the way from the time they took the field to the end," he said. "It was nice to see all the fans and the boys excited - now, their attitude has totally changed." The coach looked toward his boys and smiled, "They really believe in what they can do."
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RECIPE OF THE WEEK:
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“WHO-BELIEVES” Thought for the week: For ye are all the children of God by faith in Christ Jesus - Galatians 3:26 (KJV) A couple weeks ago, the city of Huntington decided it was time to clear the riverbanks along Harris River Front Park of all homeless people; taking down the tents and any type shelter they may have. We have missions and other facilities for the homeless to go to but they seem to want by the river. This could be you or I - a person can lose all that has meaning to them in life - in a matter of a few minutes. YOU can lose hope and faith; the days have no meaning and your mind has no care or thoughts - the body functions on routine. We are all the children of God. He created us and we go thru good times and bad in our life’s span. Instead of moving these people out, why can’t they take some time for a human being, by directing them to needed facilities for help? I know sometimes it
works, sometimes it doesn’t - it is always worth a try, if it directs just ONE to a better life. Just read some of these statistics found on the back of a bulletin by the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (taking 100 average neighbors that could be right around you, in your community). Don’t think it cannot happen to you, there is a problem behind every door. 7 of your neighbors struggle with depression; 14 feel crippled or trapped by fear and anxiety; 7 are abused or are addicted to drugs or alcohol; 8 are struggling with the loss of a job; 3 are grieving the death of a loved one; 60 don’t profess to be born again. We should all agree with 95year-old Billy Graham and have Hope in America. We are the people. Take a long look at the one dollar bill. ‘’IN GOD WE TRUST’’ was not printed on there for added looks, it’s what our coun-
The Putnam Standard try was founded on. Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. Hebrews 11:1 As you read this, you think so what can I do about it? You can count as ONE who believes there is a God in Heaven who watches over us. Read your Bible, pray, attend church, professing your Christianity; not listening, watching nor participating with drugs or low moral behavior. Set an example and help others. We all believe in ourselves, we all love something. What is so hard about believing in God? John 8:24 - I said therefore unto you, that ye shall die in your sins; for if ye believe not that I am he, ye shall die in your sins. A CHILDS VIEW; Dear God, We read Thomas Edison made light, but in school, they said you did it, so - I bet he stole your idea. Dear God, Thank you for the baby brother, but… what I prayed for was a puppy. Dear God, In Sunday school they told us what you do… who does it, when you go on vacation. Some people talk about finding GOD - as if He could get lost. Prayer: Thank you GOD for making the world and all that is in it, including me. Amen.
Tri-County YMCA The Skinny: Sept. 24, 2013 Tips on How To Not “Fall” Into An Unhealthy Autumn Pattern As summer comes to a close and fall begins, so does the opportunity to lose some healthy habits. Don’t lose your momentum from the summer months or put yourself into a position to possibly get sick. Flu season is close so here are some tips to help you keep a healthy lifestyle for not only yourself, but your family as well. • Don’t overdo it during football season. Tailgating and football go together hand in hand and during the fall months, thousands of calories are consumed. However, a tailgate doesn’t have to be chicken wings or fattening dips. Make healthy choices such as grilled chicken kabobs, grilled veggies, fresh fruit or even chili. Also remember, alcohol is full of calories so
make sure consumption is balanced out with water. Just remember to make smart choices and practice moderation. One bad Saturday can wipe out a week of healthy eating. • Get plenty of sleep. With the start of school and a busy time of year, chances are that bedtimes are pushed back and hard to maintain because of changes to schedules. Here are some good bedtime practices for children and adults: • Avoid large meals before bed. • Make sure there is downtime before going to bed. Make sure any electronics or televisions are turned off. • Try to have all studying and playtime finished early in the evening. • According to the National Sleep Foundation, here are recommendations on how much sleep children need: Ages 3-5: 11-13 hours
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Ages 5-12: 10-11 hours Ages 11-17: 9.5-9.25 hours • Make time to exercise. Just 30 minutes per day will result in increased energy levels, better sleep and can help the body fight stress. Exercise will not only help your body but your brain as well. Any type of exercise will do – walking, running, swimming and even dancing. So, make the effort to wake up earlier or fit it in your schedule to maintain a healthy you during the fall months. Your body and immune system will thank you! Tri-County YMCA is non-profit organization located in Scott Depot and has served the Putnam County area since 1991. We offer a variety of fitness classes, programs and activities for individuals and families of all ages. For more information, please call 304-757-0016or visit us online at www.tri-countyymca.org.
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County Animal Shelter Moves Forward
Setting it all up - Capitol Business Interiors Operations Manager Paul Perry puts together a new desk in one the offices at the shelter. Photo by Justin Waybright
Almost time - Crews unload furniture last week at the new Putnam County Animal Shelter. County leaders hope to hold a ribbon cutting in two to three weeks. Photo by Justin Waybright
Terri Eggleston Chosen Service Employee of the Year Exceptional Education Aide Teresa “Terri” Eggleston has been chosen the 2013-14 Service Employee of the Year for Putnam County Schools. Eggleston has been employed at George Washington Middle School since 2004 and was employed in the Putnam Parent Education Resource Center for ten years prior to that.
Eggleston, whom Superintendent Chuck Hatfield deems, “absolutely a model of what we want and need in an employee,” maintains her classroom skills by attending training in numerous areas, including CPR and First Aid, Medication Administration, Non-violent Crisis Intervention, and Classroom Behavior Management.
Besides her participation in George Washington Middle School functions, she is a member of the West Virginia Education Association and Mount Vernon Baptist Church. Eggleston is also Service Employee of the Year for George Washington Middle School.
TOWN FROM PAGE 1 "The lot is a total of 24,000square feet and the building has a new fire safety system, insulation, a full kitchen and a bathroom in every room," said co-owner Dale Vance. "It has a total of 13 rooms and everything is up to code." One often made request by town and city hall employees across the nation is surveillance. The available building in Winfield already has this covered. "We have cameras in every room, so security is already there," said co-owner David Santon. "What a better place to have town hall." Vance agreed. "This is where it should be," he said. "There is no major work that needs to be done to get the building ready." The two men believe moving the town hall and police department to the shopping area will be a major benefit to store owners and residents. "When we built this building, we thought it'd be a great place for town hall," Vance said. Santon looked toward the busy
Halls of opportunity - Hallways lead to more than 13 available rooms inside the empty building off Winfield Road. The price tag on this property is $735,000. Photo by Justin Waybright road outside. "We live in Winfield and we always want to keep the best interest of the people here in mind," he said. The two agree the open location off the main road will give
the town hall and police department more exposure, making the two entities easier to find. The mayor believes purchasing the property can offer a plethora of benefits to town employees and residents alike. "Efficiency and unity among both the town and police department, more exposure being on 817 and money-saving by having both under one roof - this just seems like a win-win for everybody in the town," Barrett said. However, Winfield has competition. Since PJ's vacated, individuals and entrepreneurs have swarmed the property, inquiring of its cost. But, the mayor is confident the building should belong to the town. "The time is right...the price is right," he said. Winfield council members will decide during a special meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the town hall chambers. Stay tuned to www.theputnamstandard.com and www.facebook.com/theputnamstandard for updates as this story develops.
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Velma’sView By Velma Kitchens Fall Again - It is that time of year again, not only football but the fall of the year. As I wrote last year and I won't repeat myself, I feel like something has died in the fall of the year. I don't think it is a disease, but a feeling deep down inside that will not go away for a few weeks. When fall begins - and the leaves fall - I know that old man winter will appear and I really don't like winter. I know I should live day by day and I do, but thinking about the winter makes me sad. Once fall starts and the leaves are again bursting with color I get better and when the first snow comes I guess I am just over the whole thing because I start looking forward to the spring and summer. The Lord makes the day and we should rejoice in it. And I feel I do. He has gotten me through a lot of seasons and He will once again see me through. I am thinking about the Pumpkin Festival in Milton and I enjoy the festival as you get to meet new people and look around at all the different vendors. The children have a good time at the petting zoo. The biggest pumpkin is something to see and sometimes it is awesome that something that big can come from a small seed? Milton will be busy-busy during the Pumpkin Festival and there are a lot more things to do in the fall of the year. So get out there and enjoy!
Putnam County School Menu High School Menu Sept. 2430 Tuesday, Sept. 24: Banana Loaf, Yogurt LUNCH: ROTISSERIE CHICKEN, Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans, Pineapple Chunks. Wheat Roll/Milk Wednesday, Sept. 25: School Made Cinnamon Roll LUNCH: BEEF SOFT TACO OR CHICKEN QUESIDILLA, Lettuce/Tomato/Cheese, St. Corn/Chips & Salsa, Fresh Apple, Milk Thursday, Sept. 26: Pancake on a Stick LUNCH: SCHOOL MADE PEP ROLL, Caesar Salad w/Croutons, Steamed Broccoli, Sliced Peaches, Milk Friday, Sept. 27: Chicken & Biscuit LUNCH: PORK BBQ ON A BUN OR PIZZA, Red Roasted Potato Wedges/Cole Slaw, Warm Sliced Apples, Milk Monday, Sept. 30: Breakfast Pizza LUNCH: BREADED CHICKEN NUGGETS, Mashed Potatoes, Steamed Carrots, Fresh Fruit Choice, Wheat Breadstick, Milk
Elementary & Middle School Menu Sept. 24-30 Tuesday, Sept. 24: Banana Loaf, Yogurt LUNCH: ROTISSERIE CHICKEN, Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans, Pineapple Chunks. Wheat Roll/Milk Wednesday, Sept. 25: School Made Cinnamon Roll LUNCH: BEEF SOFT TACO, Lettuce/Tomato/Cheese, St. Corn/Chips & Salsa, Fresh Apple, Milk Thursday, Sept. 26: Pancake on a Stick LUNCH: SCHOOL MADE PEP ROLL, Caesar Salad w/Croutons, Steamed Broccoli, Sliced Peaches, Milk Friday, Sept. 27: Chicken & Biscuit LUNCH: PORK BBQ ON A BUN, Red Roasted Potato Wedges/Cole Slaw, Warm Sliced Apples, Milk Monday, Sept. 30: Breakfast Pizza LUNCH: BREADED CHICKEN NUGGETS, Mashed Potatoes, Steamed Carrots, Fresh Fruit Choice, Wheat Breadstick, Milk
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Scenes from midget league football
With quickness - Hensley out-maneuvers Princeton's defense to rack up pass after pass, propelling the Redskins to its third win in-a-row. Photo by Jack Rose of One-Eyed Jack's Photography tween quarterback Austin Hensley and Ford knocked down Princeton's defense.
Hensley connected with his wide receiver on a 35-yard touchdown pass.
The Redskins passed by the Tigers. Moments later, Hensley threw another successful touchdown pass to senior wide receiver Henry Sorsaia, to clench a solid victory. When the fourth quarter ended, the scoreboard stated Hurricane: 41, Princeton: 21. The season now reads three and one. Hurricane hopes to add yet another "W" to the record during its match against Cabell Midland this Friday. Like the Redskins, Knights has also won its first three out of four games. The action starts at 7:30 p.m. on Cabell Midland's turf.
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Letter from West Virginia Pumpkin Festival President Bill Kelley Let me invite you to the 28th Annual West Virginia Pumpkin Festival, held in Milton, West Virginia on the 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th of October 2013. Our theme for this year’s Festival is “Pumpkin Dynasty”. The 2013 WV Pumpkin Festival Queen & Teen’s Pageant was held Sunday, August 25th at the WV Pumpkin Park. Our 2013 Queen
is Taylor Eaton and our Teen is Katie Riedel. Our 2013 Children’s Pageant was held on Saturday, August 24th at the WV Pumpkin Park for children ages 0-12 years. This year we had our Pumpkin Run on Saturday, September 21st at 8:00 a.m. The 5K Run/Walk started at Milton Baptist Church, 1139 Church Street and contin-
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ued through the streets of Milton. Our Grande Parade was also held on Saturday, September 21st. Again this year we partnered with the Cabell Midland Marching Knights to allow bands from all over the region to participate and compete in the parade portion of the Marching Knights annual competition. The competition is called the WV Pumpkin Festival Harvest of Champions Parade Competition. Come and celebrate with us this year as we host a cultural array of activities for the entire family to enjoy. There will be skilled artisans who will display a variety of crafts, numerous spe-
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a Black Smith, Sorghum Making, Apple Butter Making, Civil War Encampment, Grist Mill, Kettle Corn and much, much more. As you can see, there is a lot to see and do at the West Virginia Pumpkin Festival this year. Admission is $7.00 per person, Children 5 and under free. No pets allowed. I would like to thank all the members and those who have worked all year to make it all come together. Hope to see you all at the 2013 West Virginia Pumpkin Festival, October 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th. Bill Kelley - President
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cial exhibits and demonstrations, business displays of all types and some of the area’s finest musicians will provide entertainment. And of course good food of all kinds will be found on concession row. One of our main attractions for the Festival is School Days when thousands of elementary school kids come on Thursday and Friday morning to decorate pumpkins and show them off. And of course it wouldn’t be a Pumpkin Festival without the Giant Pumpkin Contest. Could it be 500, 600 or will it be over 1100 lbs. that will win this year? There will be a Baking contest,
find something interesting at every turn. Many special events are offered at this year’s festival including: Great Entertainment Chain Saw Carver Lye Soap Making Spinning, Weaving, & Pottery Demonstration Civil War Encampment Blacksmith Demonstration Apple Butter Making Grist Mill Giant Pumpkin Contest Zappo the Clown & Smiles the
Clown Pumpkin Carriage Photos Railroad Safety – Drive a Train Sorghum Molasses Making Arts & Crafts Business Booths And don’t forget while visiting the Festival, be sure to stop by one of the many food booths along the way. Word has it, from reliable sources, that the Festival is THE place to find some of the most delicious foods you’ll ever want to sample… it’s just downright delicious!
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WV Pumpkin Park Rules The West Virginia Pumpkin Festival is a family oriented event. In keeping with this, we desire to have a safe and family friendly environment. Therefore, the following dress code will be enforced and violations of the dress code will be grounds for dismissal from the park without refund of admission fee. Shirt and shoes are required and must be worn at all times. Sexually explicit wording or pictures, vulgar language or pictures, inflammatory or discriminatory wording or pictures are not allowed. Tattoos that fall into the above categories must be covered at all times. Undergarments must be covered at all times. Sexually revealing clothing is not allowed. All Pumpkin Park rules must be complied with at all events. These rules are posted at the entrance gates. No Alcoholic beverages or drugs. No pets allowed unless board approved No smoking Under Tents Thank you for your co-operation!
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Taylor Eaton crowned 2013 West Virginia Pumpkin Festival Queen
Katie Riedel, 14 of Culloden, is crowned the 2013 West Virginia Pumpkin Teen Queen during ceremonies at the Pumpkin Park on August 25. Katie attends Cabell Midland High School and is the daughter of David and Leslie Riedel. She will take part in many activities relating to The West Virginia Pumpkin Festival. The festival this year will be held October 3-6 at the West Virginia Pumpkin Park in Milton, WV Photo Courtesy of the WV Pumpkin Festival.
Arts & Crafts galore at the Festival You will want to make sure to visit the Arts & Crafts tents this year as there will be something for everyone. You’ll find Letter photography, Acrylic Decorations Painting, Florals, Primitives, Candles, Handmade primitive furniture,
Engraved Stones, Hand painted gourds, Caricature Artist, Quilts, Handmade soaps, lotion, Indian jewelry, pottery, Stained Glass, Facepainting, hand-woven baskets, Wooden Toys and more! There will be a metal artist, hand-dyed apparel, clay orna-
ments, embroidered appliqué clothing and…. well, you’ll just have to come on out and see for yourself all of the great ‘goodies’ that are available - gathered in one special place – the 2013 West Virginia Pumpkin Festival in Milton!
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Taylor Eaton of Frazier’s Bottom is crowned the 2013 West Virginia Pumpkin Festival Queen at the pageant held at the pumpkin park on August 25th. Taylor is 21 years old. A senior at WVU and is the daughter of Richard and Liza Eaton of Frazier’s Bottom. In addition to the festival and its related activities, she will represent the West Virginia Pumpkin Festival at the West Virginia Fairs and Festival Convention and Pageant in Charleston. The winner of this pageant, held in January in Charleston, will be crowned the West Virginia State Fair Queen. The West Virginia Pumpkin Festival will be held October 3-6, 2013, at the Pumpkin Park in Milton, WV. Photo Courtesy of the WV Pumpkin Festival.
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Pumpkin 2013 WV Pumpkin Festival School Days Thursday October 3rd or Friday October 4th Fudge The West Virginia Pumpkin Festival would like to invite teachers and their students to spend a fun and educational day at the 2013 West Virginia Pumpkin Festival on Thursday or Friday. There will be many of the activities that children have enjoyed in the past such as: Civil War Encampment
Ingredients: 2 cups sugar ½ cup pureed cooked pumpkin ½ cup evaporated milk ¼ teaspoon pumpkin pie spice ¼ cup butter ½ teaspoon vanilla 1 cup chopped nuts ¼ teaspoon cornstarch Directions: Combine sugar, pumpkin, milk, and spice in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil over high, then reduce to a gentle simmer. Cook until it forms a soft ball when dropped in cold water, or until reaches 236°F. Remove from heat Add the nuts, butter, and vanilla; beat until mixture is creamy. Pour into a buttered plate and allow to cool. Cut into small chunks and serve.
Largest Pumpkin Weighing Contest The WV Pumpkin Festival offers not only the largest pumpkins - but numerous items - for sale at the annual Scholarship Auction. It is hoped that many will attend the festival and participate in purchasing the largest pumpkin grown in West Virginia or the largest out-of-state pumpkin submitted. The annual auction will be held on Sunday, October 6th, 4:00 PM at the Pumpkin Park, #1 Pumpkin Way.
Story Telling Many Old Time Crafts Pumpkin Decorating - for every child that would like to decorate their own pumpkin (ages preschool to 5th grades) Remember the rules: NO COMMERCIAL DECORATIONS, only those that the children think up. BE SURE TO
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Enjoy a favorite fall flavor in a sweet new way: pumpkin cake squares topped with cream cheese frosting. Ingredients • 4 eggs, beaten • 1 15-ounce can pumpkin • 1 1/3 cups sugar • 1 cup vegetable oil 2 cups flour • • 2 teaspoons baking powder • 1 teaspoon baking soda • 1 teaspoon salt • 2 teaspoons cinnamon • 1/2 teaspoon ginger or nutmeg 1 3-ounce package • cream cheese, softened
• 1/4 cup butter • 3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract • 2 cups confectioners' sugar Instructions Heat the oven to 350 degrees.
Beat together the eggs, pumpkin, sugar and oil until well blended. Add the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, and the ginger or nutmeg. Mix until smooth, then spread the batter in an ungreased 10- by 15-inch baking pan (or, for a fluffier version, a 9- by 13-inch pan). Bake for 25 to 35 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Allow to cool. For the frosting, beat together the cream cheese, butter, and vanilla extract until light and fluffy. Add the confectioners' sugar and beat until smooth. Spread the frosting over the cake, then cut into 24 squares
Cookbooks available at 2013 Pumpkin Festival If you’ve visited the Festival over the past few years, but have yet to get one of the WV Pumpkin Festival cookbooks, you might want to be sure and pick one up this year.
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From Appetizers, Dips & Beverages to Breads & Brunch! You’ll find recipes for Soups & Salads, Main Dishes, Slow Cooker Favorites, Casseroles, Vegetables and Side Dishes. Plus, for the sweet tooth in all of us… there are recipes for Cookies, Candy and other Desserts. There are original recipes as well as ones that have been passed down from generation to generation – all shared with you! And not only will you be able to try your hand at some of the best
dishes, by some of the best cooks around, but you’ll be ‘helping out’ as proceeds from the sale of the cookbook go to the West Virginia Pumpkin Festival Scholarship Fund. Check out ALL of the Festival goodies – t-shirts, sweat-shirts, totes, and more – when you spend the day at the Festival! First and Second Edition West Virginia Pumpkin Festival Cookbooks are available for purchase! Call 304-638-1633 for details.
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Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins Ingredients: Makes 18 muffins 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese 1 egg 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 3 tablespoons brown sugar
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2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 2 cups white sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 eggs 1 1/3 cups canned pumpkin 1/3 cup olive oil 2 teaspoons vanilla extract Directions: Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease and flour 18 muffin cups, or use paper liners. To make the filling: In a medium bowl, beat cream cheese until soft. Add egg, vanilla and brown sugar. Beat until smooth, then set aside. For the streusel topping: In a medium bowl, mix flour, sugar,
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cinnamon and pecans. Add butter and cut it in with a fork until crumbly. Set aside. For the muffin batter: In a large bowl, sift together flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon and salt. Make a well in the center of flour mixture and add eggs, pumpkin, olive oil and vanilla. Beat together until smooth.
Place pumpkin mixture in muffin cups about 1/2 full. Then add one tablespoon of the cream cheese mixture right in the middle of the batter. Try to keep cream cheese from touching the paper cup. Sprinkle on the streusel topping. Bake at 375 degrees F (195 degrees C) for 20 to 25 minutes.
Biggest Pumpkin Contest • Best Made WV Food Juried Arts & Crafts • Business Displays • Free Entertainment Thursday, Oct. 3rd: 5 & 7 pm - Orange Blossom / 6 & 8 pm - Doug Anderson Friday, Oct. 4th: 5 & 7 pm - Hit & Run Band / 6 & 8 pm - Silver Eagle Band Saturday, Oct. 5th: 5 & 7 pm - Michael Christopher / 6 & 8 pm - Stone Street Band Sunday, Oct. 6th: 1 & 3 pm - Kalie Rose
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Double Layer Pumpkin Cheesecake Ingredients: 2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened 1/2 cup white sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 eggs 1 (9 inch) prepared graham cracker crust 1/2 cup pumpkin puree 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 pinch ground cloves 1 pinch ground nutmeg 1/2 cup frozen whipped topping, thawed Directions: Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). In a large bowl, combine cream cheese, sugar and vanilla. Beat until smooth. Blend in eggs one at a time. Remove 1 cup of batter and spread into bottom of crust; set aside. Add pumpkin, cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg to the remaining batter and stir gently until well blended. Carefully spread over the batter in the crust.
Bake in preheated oven for 35 to 40 minutes, or until center is almost set. Allow to cool, then
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Pumpkin Patches, Hay and Corn Mazes Back In Season CHARLESTON, WV - If you and your family are wondering where the closest places are to find the family pumpkin, take a hay ride, or get lost in a corn maze this season, look no further. West Virginia is full of agritourism venues to help get you in the fall spirit. Brookedale Farms – Keyser, WV – Come take a hayride out to the corn maze! This farm is open every weekend and has big activities for the fall like the 10th Annual “Fall Feast-Off” where you can help judge local foods, check out local crafts, and hear down-home music. Stick around in the evenings and you can participate in an old- fashioned wienee roast and flashlight mazes. Find more info at brookedalefarm.com. Cooper Family Farms – Milton, WV – Kids can take a ride on the “cow train,” or try to navigate the “corn crawl crib” before they head to the pumpkin patch to pick out the family pumpkin. This year you can navigate through the corn maze by using your smartphone as a trivia sheet or, if you’re brave enough, stick around for an evening in the haunted maze. But at least stay around to roast s’mores over the camp fire before you go home. Find more info at cooperfamilyfarms.net. Gritt’s Farm – Buffalo, WV – Here you can find pumpkins for sale in the shop, at the farm stand, or pick them out yourself in the pumpkin patch. You can also find all sorts of different mazes here – a corn maze, a haunted corn maze, a kiddie (mini) corn maze, a straw maze or a hay bale maze. For more info call 304-937-2565. Kirkwood Winery – Summersville, WV – This year the winery hosts the 22nd Annual Grape Stompin’ Festival and this family-friendly atmosphere gives you a chance to visit the famous Isaiah Morgan Distillery. While you’re there, kick your shoes off and stomp some grapes of your own. You can get in on the fun September 21st and 22nd. Find more info at kirkwood-wine.com. Little Patch on the Lane – Teays Valley, WV – Stop by and pick your pumpkin right out of the patch in Putnam County. For more info call 304-541-1649. Morgan Orchard – Union, WV – Find not only the perfect
pumpkins, but luscious apples, peaches and more in the heart of Monroe County. You can go out to the orchard to pick your produce, or simply walk in and buy at the farm store. While you’re there make sure to have a nice warm cup of apple cider.
Find more info at morganorchardwv.com. Nicky’s Garden Center – Wheeling, WV – At the base of Oglebay Park Hill you’ll find a corn maze and pumpkins brought to you straight from the field. Find more info at nick-
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Down 1. Accident 2. Bar order 3. Kitchen gadget 4. Ask, as for aid (2 wds) 5. Henry Clay, for one 6. Do it yourself (abbrev.) 7. Broadcasting (hyphenated) 8. 1965 King arrest site 9. “___-Team” (2 wds) 10. Type of hernia 11. Make secret 12. Wardress in a prison 15. Computer monitor, for short 17. Bolivian export 21. Atlas enlargement 22. Calypso offshoot 27. Boys in the ‘hood 29. Altdorf is its capital 30. Impose, as a tax 32. Long, long time 34. “... ___ he drove out of sight”
35. Gigantic 37. Marienbad, for one 38. Gown fabric 39. “Well we’re moving on up, To the ___,” song lyrics (2 wds) 42. Make available again 43. Masefield play “The Tragedy of ___”
44. Rebounds 45. Ancient meeting places 46. Basic unit of money in Russia 48. Mold or carve in relief 49. Attic 53. Oohed and ___ 54. Latin American per-
cussion instrument 56. Battering device 58. Thailand, once 59. Chester White’s home 63. “For shame!” 64. Costa del ___
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Page 20 â€“Tuesday,September 24,2013 CINDY SUE NESTER BAILEY JAMES E. "JIM" BUCK CLIFFORD CARL CLARK GREG STEWART DENTNER KATHLEEN ANN FENTON CHARLES H. "CHARLIE" GRALEY TEDDY DELANO HALL BOYD F. MARTIN NAOMI F. MELTON DARREL CLINTON MOSES CHRISTOPHER SCOTT VIA BETTY L. WANDLING
CINDY SUE NESTER BAILEY Cindy was born December 10, 1964, in Huntington, to Kenneth and Brenda Nester and departed this life into the Kingdom of Heaven on September 10, 2013, following a short illness, with her loving family by her side. Cindy was preceded in death by her father, Kenneth Nester; maternal grandparents, the Rev. Louie and Evelyn Stegel; and paternal grandparents, Edwin and Estelle Nester. Cindy graduated from West Virginia Career College in 1984 and was a former employee of the Marriot in Charleston. Cindy was gifted with an extremely energetic personality that lifted up the spirits of all those around her. In 1991, Cindy's life was tragically changed due to complications received in an automobile accident, but thanks to the dedication and loyalty of a mother and sister's love and the blessing of the Lord, she was able to live another 22 wonderful years. During those 22 years, Cindy was able to enjoy many vacations, to include trips to Disney World in Florida, Myrtle Beach, S.C., Pigeon Forge and Dollywood, Tenn., and many camping and fishing trips. In addition to her mother, Cindy is also survived by her daughter, Jennifer; brother, Edward Nester (Janet); sister, Terra Shank; and brother, John (Michelle), all of Scott Depot. She is also survived by the Love of her life, former fiancĂŠ, Brian Brown. Also surviving are her nephews, Tony, Jonathan, Kenny, Brandon and Fred; nieces, Brenda, Danielle, Valerie and Heather; several great-nieces and nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, and many friends; as well as her former husband and Jennifer's father, Keith Bailey. Funeral services were held September 14, at Chapman Funeral Home, Hurricane, with Marvin
Arbaugh officiating. Burial was at Cunningham Memorial Park, St. Albans. Online condolences may be made by visiting www.chapmanfuneralhomes.com. The family requests contributions are made to Sojourner's Shelter, 1418 Washington St. E., Charleston, WV 25301. Though the family is filled with sorrow and sadness, we know that she is now able to walk hand in hand with her father on the golden streets in Heaven.
JAMES E. "JIM" BUCK James E. "Jim" Buck, 66, of Chesapeake, formerly of Buffalo, died September 12, 2013, at home. He retired from CAMC Memorial Hospital and was a former employee of Raynes Funeral Home, Buffalo and Avtec in Nitro. He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of the Vietnam War and was a lifetime member of VFW Post 5269. He was preceded in death by wives, Marlene Workman Buck and Mary L. Holley Buck; parents, George L. and Mary Frances Lewis Buck; and brother, Lloyd N. Buck, Surviving are daughters, Kelly (Ronald) Voltin of Bridgewater, Va., Julie Martin of Buffalo, Carrie (Brian) Blankenship of Dawes; son, Mark (Joanie) Workman of Dawes; grandchildren, Cody Voltin, Nick and Brian Blankenship, Trevor and Adam Workman; and his beloved dog, Pooker. A celebration of life was held September 16, at Leonard Johnson Funeral Home, Marmet. Condolences may be sent to the family at leonardjohnsonfuneralhome.com.
CLIFFORD CARL CLARK Clifford Carl Clark, 92, of Culloden, went home to be with the Lord on September 10, 2013, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Hurricane on February 12, 1921, to the late Leonard and Maude Clark. He was a loving father and grandfather as well as a friend to all. He served in the U.S. Army and was a veteran of World War II. He retired from Huntington Alloys, where he was affectionately known as "Oscar." He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Alice Clark; son, Carl "Butch" Clark; daughter, Charlotte L. Clark-Martin; son-inlaw, Wesley "Lee" Call; five brothers, Kermit, Charles, Richard,
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Obituaries Morris and Norris; and four sisters, Pansy, Helen, Ivy and Loretta. Left to cherish his memory are his loving daughters, Mary "Cathy" Call of Nitro and Linda Clark of Culloden; five grandchildren, Captain Teddy Call (Lisa), Jennifer Call, Kortneie Clark, Jaymz Mynes and Donald Mynes II; seven great-grandchildren, Brittney, Amber, Bailee, Harleigh, Katherine, James and Donald III; and sister, Ina Mae Morrison of Hurricane. The family wishes to thank his caregivers, Mary McCluskey and Pam Shull, for the wonderful care they provided. He attended Grace Wesleyan Church in Culloden. He loved his Lord and was a living testimony of God's love. Funeral services were held September 14, at Allen Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Greg Hudson officiating. Burial was in Valley View Memorial Park, Hurricane, with full military rites. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.allenfuneralhomewv.com.
GREG STEWART DENTNER Greg Stewart Dentner, 63, of Scott Depot, died Sept. 15, 2013, at St. Mary's Medical Center, Huntington. He is survived by his daughter, Kilo Lucas. Arrangements were by Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville, Ohio. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.timeformemory.com/hall.
KATHLEEN ANN FENTON Ms. Kathleen Ann Fenton, 56, of Winfield, went home to be with our Lord on Tuesday, September 10, 2013. She loved God, her family, friends, all of God's creatures, the Marine Corps, our country and West Virginia. Just like her mother and brother, she enjoyed West Virginia's greatest asset, the people. She attended Ascension Catholic Church in Hurricane. Kathleen loved to work and accomplished much, but she was most proud of her service to our country in the United States Marine Corps. She was an electrician working on F/A-18 like the ones used by the Blue Angles. "Semper Fi." Words cannot describe the love that was shown to her from her social worker, her chemo nurses, staff and veterans at the Huntington VA Hospital. When the pain became unbearable and I felt helpless, "The Hospice Heart" is what she experienced at the Hubbard House in Charleston. Every one of them are "Earthly Angels from God." I am eternally grateful to all that took care of her during her final days here on God's kingdom on earth. According to her wishes, she was cremated and a funeral mass
The Putnam Standard was held September 27, at the Ascension Catholic Church in Hurricane. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.hardingfamilygroup.com. Gatens-Harding Funeral Home, Poca assisted the Fenton family.
CHARLES H. "CHARLIE" GRALEY Charles H. "Charlie" Graley, 72, of Hurricane, W.Va., passed away September 12, 2013, after an extended illness. He was born June 24, 1941, at Emmons, W.Va. He was the son of the late Emory and Margaret (Richard) Graley of Winfield, W.Va. Charlie was a life-long, hard working construction contractor who was well known and respected by many. He was a member of the Teays Valley Missionary Baptist Church in Hurricane, W.Va. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Charles H. Graley Jr.; one greatgrandson, Easton Graley; one brother, Carles Graley; two nephews, Robbie Payne and Michael Foster; and one niece, Missy Foster. Left to cherish his memory are his loving wife, Shirley (Heaster) Graley; his children, Carla (Kyle) Smith of Huntington, W.Va., Tony (Sara) Graley of Pinsonfork, Ky., Lisa (James) Hatfield of Winfield, W.Va., Richie (Sherry) Graley of Culloden, W.Va; nine grandchildren, Natasha Hall, Keisha Shaw, Aaron Graley, Garrett Lester, Ridge Lester, Tyler Graley, Chelsey Cottrell, Emily Cottrell, and Anna Smith; seven great-grandchildren; and one unborn great-grandchild, Charlee Isabella, to be named in his memory. He is also survived by three sisters, Midge (Sonny) Ball, Doris (Leon) Moore, Becky (Jerry) Foster; and one brother, J.R. (Gerri) Graley. A memorial service was held September 21, at his son Richie's home church, Hurricane First Church of the Nazarene in Culloden, WV with Pastor Homer Fink and Pastor Philip Bower officiating. The family requests that donations are made to the American Cancer Society in honor of his wife and daughter. Henson & Kitchen Mortuary, Barboursville WV assisted the Graley family. Online condolences and memories may be shared with the family by visiting www.hensonmortuary.com.
TEDDY DELANO HALL Teddy Delano Hall, 75, of Hurricane, passed away Sept. 12, 2013, at Genesis Healthcare, Putnam Center, Hurricane. There will be a service at a later date. To leave an online condolence or memory, please visit www.chapmanfuneralhomes.co m. Chapman Funeral Home, Hurricane, assisted the Hall family.
BOYD F. MARTIN Boyd F. Martin, 93, of Scott Depot, passed away Wednesday, September 11, 2013, at Hubbard Hospice House West at Thomas Memorial Hospital, following a short illness. He retired from AVTEX Fibers, where he worked as a heavy equipment mechanic. Born July 9, 1920, he was the son of the late Frank Martin and Amanda Raynes Martin. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving wife of 75 years Hazel E. Martin; son, Carl Martin; brothers, Harold, Lloyd and Park E. Martin. Survivors include, son, Arnold (Karen) Martin of Red House; daughters, Donna L. Byers of Reva, Va., Hilda (Steve) Somerville of Buffalo, Rita Martin of Scott Depot and Lisa (Cal) Holstein of Rio Grande, Ohio. Boyd is also survived by 10 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. The family wishes to express their sincere appreciation and gratitude to his caregivers, Marsha Long, Tokey Turner, Tawnya McDonie, St. Mary's Medical Center, Rose Terrace Health and Rehab Center and HospiceCare for the exceptional care they provided for their father during his illness. The family suggests memorial contributions are made to HospiceCare at 1606 Kanawha Blvd, Charleston, WV 25387. Funeral services were held September 14, at Raynes Funeral Home, Buffalo with Pastor Art Hage officiating. Burial was at Buffalo Memorial Park, Buffalo. Online condolences may be sent to the Martin family and the online guestbook signed by visiting www.raynesfuneralhome.com. Raynes Funeral Home, Buffalo was in charge of arrangements.
NAOMI F. MELTON Naomi F. Melton, 78, of Columbus, Ohio, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, September 13, 2013. Originally from Poca, she lived in Columbus for about 55 years, where she retired from D.L. Aulds Manufacturing with 36 years of service. She was a member of North Linder Baptist Church, where she loved going and praising the Lord. Naomi is survived by her brother, John Melton, and nephew, Tim Melton, of Poca. The family would like to give a special thank you to Friendship Village Nursing Home and Dr. Patel and staff at Kobacker House Columbus, and also a special thank you to her neighbors, Alex, Alta, Alisha, Sharon, Brother Randy, Janet and Burt and a host of friends in Columbus and West Virginia. A tribute to the life of Naomi F. Melton was held September 17, at Gatens-Harding Chapel with Pastor Randy Kuhn and the Rev. Willard Beller officiating. Burial was at Ortin Heights Cemetery, Nitro.
The Putnam Standard Gatens-Harding Funeral Home, Poca, assisted the Melton family. Online condolences may be sent by visiting www.hardingfamilygroup.com.
DARREL CLINTON MOSES Darrel Clinton Moses, 78, went home to be with the Lord on September 13, 2013. He was born May 28, 1935, in Winfield, to the late Leo and Hattie Call Moses. Darrel was a Christian and a wonderful provider for his loving family. He was retired as a heavy equipment operator for Union Oil and Gas, Winfield, for over 40 years. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Verna Young Moses; his son, Clinton and Renee Moses; his daughter, Dorenda Lee; six grandchildren; seven greatgrandchildren; brother, Charles;
and his little dog, Annie, who gave him much joy. A graveside service was held September 18, at Lower Hodges Cemetery, Hurricane Creek Road, Winfield, with Dr. James Lutz officiating. Anyone wishing to leave an online condolence or memory may do so by visiting www.chapmanfuneralhomes.com. Chapman Funeral Home, Hurricane, was honored to handle Mr. Moses' arrangements.
CHRISTOPHER SCOTT VIA Christopher Scott Via, 52, of Hurricane, went to be with his Lord and Savior Thursday, September 12, 2013. He was born September 7, 1961, in Huntington and was a son of the late Charles Edward and Mary Ellen Joyce Via. Chris was a 1979 graduate of Huntington East High School and
attended Marshall University, where he was a member of the Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity. He was employed by Speedway, Scott Depot. Chris was very spiritual and family-oriented. He was a dedicated member and Deacon of Lighthouse Baptist Church, where he was active with various boards and the children's ministry. Surviving are his wife of 18 years, Virgie; his daughters, Alyson and Hannah, both at home; his sister, Cindy (Danny) DelCheccolo of Branchland; his brother, Mark (Jennifer) Via of Charlotte, N.C.; three nieces and three nephews. A celebration of his life was held September 15, at Chapman Funeral Home, Hurricane with Pastors Kevin Prevett and Gerry White officiating. Burial was in Valley View Memorial Park, Hurricane. You may visit www.chapman-
Tuesday,September 24,2013 – Page 21 funeralhomes.com to share condolences with the family. The family suggests memorial contributions are made to TEAM Chris, 6421 Skyline Drive, Charlotte, NC 28269 to aid with scholarships for his daughters.
BETTY L. WANDLING Betty L. Wandling, 79, a lifelong resident of Red House, passed away Monday, September 16, 2013, at Dunbar Care and Rehab following a long illness. She was an active lifelong member of Lone Oak Church of God Mission. Betty dedicated her life to the church and church family that she loved dearly. Born April 23, 1934, in Red House, she was the daughter of the late Fred Wandling and Stella Noffsinger Wandling. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sisters, Marian Wright and Lorene Reed; two infant sisters; and one infant
brother. Survivors include her loving sisters, Barbara Barnett of Dunbar and Janet (Randall) Workman of Buffalo. Betty is also survived by six nieces and one nephew. Funeral services were held September 19, at Lone Oak Church of God Mission with Pastor Ray Parsons officiating. Burial was in the Noffsinger Section of Haven of Rest Memory Gardens, Red House. The family suggests memorial contributions are made to Shelly Coon, Director of the Activities Department, Genesis Dunbar Center, 501 Caldwell Lane, Dunbar, WV 25604 or HospiceCare, 1606 Kanawha Blvd. W., Charleston, WV 25387. Online condolences may be sent to the Betty's family, and the online guestbook signed, by visiting www.raynesfuneralhome.com. Raynes Funeral Home, Eleanor, was in charge of arrangements.
Wave Pool Bounces Back By Justin Waybright email@example.com
HURRICANE - Valley Park's wave pool splashed back this year. This summer spelled a new season for the area attraction and the new pumps led the way. Last year, days at the pool were long for staff. Tired, 30-year-old motors died more than they produced waves. Long days of ripping engines apart and replacing gears, electrical and internal parts plagued park workers. Even then, breakdown would be inevitable. The summer's main economic driver for the area was in jeopardy. "Last year it was hard to get out of bed and go to work, knowing the pumps were going to go down and people were going to com-
plain," remembered Putnam Parks and Recreation Director Scott Williamson. "But, this year and last year was like night and day - it was fun to go to work and those new pumps made a big difference." He continued, "We bounced back." Instead of complaints, wave pool manager Jamie Wright heard compliments. "This year, people enjoyed the waves," he said. "Crowds were up and complaints were down." In spite of picking up the pieces from last year, the wave pool showed resiliency this year. The numbers declare victory. Last year, 12,000 people visited the pool. This year, 27,000 came. Last year, the pool generated $223,000 in revenue. This year, the wave pool brought in nearly $300,000. Wright looked through logs and records that pointed to
Season of redemption - Waves of Fun overcame last season's woes and worries and had a successful summer. The wave pool saw more people, money and open days. Photo by Justin Waybright steady growth during this past summer. "June was a good month, July was rainy and August we were open on weekends," he said. "We
were open 65 days out of 87 days, which is 75 percent of the time." Next pool season is 10 months away, but Wright, Williamson and staff are preparing now. They
have expectancy in their hearts. "We're starting preventative maintenance before there could ever be a problem," Williamson said. "We're going to have a brand new pool that is re-surfaced, re-painted with new pumps to re-circulate the water." Wright is excited to help boost the pool forward. He sees the potential it has. "We're also going to bring updates to the lobby and deck area of the pool," Wright said. "We also have ideas about options and packages to offer local residents." The pool manager continued, "One of our goals is to offer tickets on our website." Williamson looked toward the pool and slides with determination in his eyes. "This will become a springboard for a regional tourism destination," he said.
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LEGAL NOTICE To the Creditors and Beneficiaries of the following deceased persons estates: I have before me the estates of the deceased persons and the accounts of the fiduciaries of their respective estates as listed below: ESTATE NUMBER: 1717 ESTATE NAME: DONALD RAY BYRD EXECUTRIX: WANDA SUE "BYRD" COBB RT1 BOX 179 B POCA, WV 25159 ESTATE NUMBER: 1722 ESTATE NAME: BETTY JO FERRELL EXECUTOR: BRIAN FERRELL P.O. BOX 2397 ST. ALBANS, WV 25177 6589 ESTATE NUMBER: 963 ESTATE NAME: SONIA JO FRENCH ADMINISTRATOR: TIMOTHY D. FRENCH 619 RAGLAND ST. S O U T H CHARLESTON, WV 25309 1621 ESTATE NUMBER: 1554 ESTATE NAME: FAYE SUSAN GARRETT EXECUTRIX: MARY JANE HELD 224 VALLEY VIEW DRIVE HURRICANE, WV
25526 1729 ESTATE NUMBER: 1705 ESTATE NAME: PURVIS DORMAL KING EXECUTRIX: CHARLOTTE J. KING 244 SENECA CIRCLE WINFIELD, WV 25213 9710 ESTATE NUMBER: 1627 ESTATE NAME: CHARLES WESLEY LOWTHER EXECUTRIX: MISTY QUICK MCMINN 1 MOUNT VERNON CIRCLE HURRICANE, WV 25526 9740 ESTATE NUMBER: 1706 ESTATE NAME: HELEN ELIZABETH NULL EXECUTRIX: PATRICIA A. ALLEN 1823 18TH STREET NITRO, WV 25143 1822 ESTATE NUMBER: 1699 ESTATE NAME: GEORGE YEARDLEY SCARBOROUGH EXECUTOR: JESSEE A SCARBOROUGH 1605 KANAWHA TERRACE ST. ALBANS, WV 25177 3704 ESTATE NUMBER: 1716 ESTATE NAME: HARMONY FAITH VICKERS
ADMINISTRATRIX: MEAGHAN BOGACZ RT.3 BOX 272 A HURRICANE, WV 25526 9593 All persons having claims against these estates whether due or not, are notified to exhibit the claims with legally verified vouchers, to the fiduciary of the deceased person, as named above with seventyfive days of the first publication of this notice or not later than December 8, 2013. If the claim is not exhibited to the fiduciary by that date, you must exhibit the claim at the office of the undersigned fiduciary supervisor at the address shown below within ninety days of the first publication of this notice or not later than December 23, 2013. If you fail to file, any or all claims may by law be excluded from all benefits of the estate. All beneficiaries of these estates may appear either before the fiduciary by the date first shown above or before the fiduciary supervisor by the date last shown to examine the claims and otherwise protect their respective interests. Subscribed and sworn to before me on the 18th day of
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particularly bounded and described as follows:
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BEGINNING at an one-half inch pipe in the southerly line of West “C” Street and located at the front common corner of Lots L-1-B and L-1-C as shown on said map; thence running with the common lot line of Lots L-1-B and L-1-C S. 22°14” W. 86.04 feet to an onehalf inch iron pipe; thence N. 59°11” W. 115.68 feet to an iron pin: thence N. 30°00” E. 69.43 feet to an iron pin in the southerly line of West “C” Street; thence with said line of West “C” Street S. 67° 46” E. 105.00 feet to an one-half inch pipe which is the place of beginning.
NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE and Notice of the Beneficiary/Servicer’s election to sell property is hereby given pursuant to and by virtue of the authority vested in the Trustee by that certain Deed of Trust dated August 31, 1989, executed by Peter B. Johnson and Dianna L. Johnson to John C. Musgrave, Trustee, of record in the Office of the Clerk of the County Commission of Putnam County, West Virginia, in Book 264, at Page 400. Philip B. Hereford was appointed as Trustee by SUBSTITUTION OF TRUSTEE dated September 19, 2012, of record in the Clerk’s Office in Book 1017, at Page 344. The borrowers defaulted under the Note and Deed of Trust and the Trustee has been instructed to foreclose under the Deed of Trust. Accordingly, the Trustee will sell the following described property to the highest bidder at the front door of the Courthouse of Putnam County, in Winfield, West Virginia, on: TUESDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2013, AT 8:45 O’CLOCK A.M. All that certain tract or parcel of land, together with all the improvements thereon and the appurtenances thereunto belonging, situate in Eleanor Town District, Putnam County, West Virginia, and bounded and described as follows, towit: Putnam and being all of that certain lot or real estate situate in the Town of Eleanor, being Lots L-1A and L-1B as the same are shown and designated on a map entitled, “Map Showing Resubdivision of Lots L-1 and L-2-A Located In The Town of Eleanor, Union District, Putnam County, West Virginia”, dated August 1980, and prepared by David H. Cole, P. E. #7618, which map is duly of record in the Office of the Clerk of the County Commission of Putnam County, West Virginia, in Map Plat Cabinet A, Slide 74-B and being more
This is the same property conveyed to Peter B. Johnson and Dianna L. Johnson by deed dated August 31, 1989, of record in the Clerk’s Office in Book 320, at Page 508. TERMS OF SALE: 1) The property will be conveyed in an "AS IS" physical condition by Deed containing no warranty, express or implied, subject to the Internal Revenue Service right of redemption, all property taxes, prior Deeds, liens, reservations, encumbrances, restrictions, rights-ofways, easements, covenants, conveyances and conditions of record in the Clerk's office or affecting the subject property. 2) The Purchaser shall be responsible for the payment of the transfer taxes imposed by the West Virginia Code § 11-22-1. 3) Real estate taxes due and payable have been paid. All real estate taxes hereafter will be the responsibility of the purchaser. 4) The Beneficiary and/or the Servicer of the Deed of Trust and Note reserve the right to submit a bid for the property at sale. 5) The Trustee reserves the right to continue sale of the subject property from time to time by written or oral proclamation, which continuance shall be in the sole discretion of the Trustee. 6) The Trustee shall be under no duty to cause any existing tenant or person occupying the property to vacate the property, and any personal property and/or
belongings remaining at the property after the foreclosure sale will be deemed to constitute ABANDONED PROPERTY AND WILL BE DISPOSED OF ACCORDINGLY. 7) The total purchase price is payable to the Trustee by cashier’s check, cash or the equivalent within thirty (30) days of the date of sale, with ten (10%) of the total purchase price payable to the Trustee at sale by cashier’s check, cash or the equivalent. There will be no refund granted of any amount if the third party purchaser elects not to purchase the property for any reason. Minimum acceptable bid will be $37,000.00. 8) For more information on this property, please see listing on the PROPERTIES FOR SALE W E B S I T E : http://www.resales.us da.gov/. Given under my hand this 9th day of September 2013. PHILIP B. HEREFORD, TRUSTEE 405 Capitol Street, Suite 306 Charleston, WV 25301 WV State Bar No. 1687 Phone: (304) 3461800 2t 9-17, 9-24 ps ___________________ NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE and Notice of the Beneficiary/Servicer’s election to sell property is hereby given pursuant to and by virtue of the authority vested in the Trustee by that certain Deed of Trust dated February 24, 1981, executed by Wendy-Jill Apartments, Inc., a corporation organized and existing under the laws of the State of West Virginia, whose address is 2648 Main Street, Hurricane, West Virginia 25526 to James W. Facemire, Trustee, of record in the Office of the Clerk of the County Commission of Putnam County, West Virginia, in Book 184, at Page 743 (which was assumed by Hurricane Limited Partnership, Nu-Tech Housing Services, Inc., General Partner, Joseph S. Cozart, President, by three consecutive Assumption Agreements dated August 1, 1990). Hereford & Riccardi, PLLC was appointed as Trustee by SUBSTITUTION OF TRUSTEE dated August 8, 2013, of record
in the Clerk’s Office in Book 1051, at Page 23. The borrowers defaulted under the Note and Deed of Trust and the Trustee has been instructed to foreclose under the Deed of Trust. Accordingly, the Trustee will sell together with all rights, easements, hereditaments and appurtenances thereunto belonging, the rents, issues, and profits thereof and income therefrom together with all improvements, the following described property to the highest bidder at the front door of the Courthouse of Putnam County, in Winfield, West Virginia, on: TUESDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2013, AT 8:30 O’CLOCK A.M. All of those certain lots or parcels of land, together with all the improvements thereon and the appurtenances thereunto belonging, situate in the Highland Addition to the Town of Hurricane, Hurricane Town District, Putnam County, West Virginia, as shown on a map thereof, hereinafter referred to, and more particularly described as follows, to-wit: Beginning at a stake in the southerly line of Lot No. 7 of said Addition which stake is 42 feet in an easterly direction from the common corner between Lot Nos. 6 and 7 of said Addition and on Old Route No. 60, thence in a northerly direction and parallel to the westerly line of said Lot No. 7 a distance of 132 feet to a stake; thence in a westerly direction and parallel to the southerly lines of Lot Nos. 7 and 6, and 132 feet therefrom, for a distance of 92 feet to a stake in the westerly line of said Lot No. 6; thence in a northerly direction and following the westerly line of said Lot No. 6 to a stake in a 20 foot alley as shown on said map; thence in an easterly direction and along the southerly line of said alley to the northeasterly corner of Lot No. 8 of said Addition; thence in a southerly direction and along the easterly line of said Lot No. 8 to the southeasterly corner of said Lot No. 8 as shown on said map; thence in a westerly direction along the southerly lines of said Lot Nos. 8 and 7 to the place of beginning, being all of Lot Nos. 6, 7 and 8 of
said addition except the southerly 132 feet of said Lot No. 6 and 42 feet of said Lot No. 7 adjacent to said Lot No. 6 to a depth of 132 feet, as shown on a map of said Highland Addition of record in the Clerk’s Office in Book 29, at Page 5. This is the same property conveyed to Hurricane Limited Partnership by deed dated January 15, 1990, of record in the Clerk’s Office in Book 327, at Page 452. TOGETHER with all the improvements, tenements and appurtenances now or hereafter erected on the property, and all easements, rents, royalties, mineral, oil and gas rights and profits, water, water rights, and water stock, and all fixtures now or hereafter attached to or used in connection with the property, including, but not limited to, those for the purposes of supplying or distributing heating, cooling, electricity, natural gas, water, air and light; and including but not limited to, all plumbing, bath tubs, water heaters, water closets, sinks, ranges, stoves, refrigerators, dishwashers, washers, dryers, awnings, screens, blinds, shades, storm windows, storm doors, antennas, attached floor coverings, trees and plants; all of which including replacements and additions thereto, shall be deemed to be and remain part of the property covered by this instrument; and all payments at any time owing to the Borrower by virtue of any sale, lease, transfer, conveyance or condemnation of any part thereof or interest therein – all of which are herein collectively referred to as the “Property”. NOTICE IS ALSO HEREBY GIVEN that the Trustee will simultaneously sell all of the interest of the United States in accounts, income, revenue, general intangibles, equipment, furnishing and other personal property, including (to the extent such property may be subject to the aforesaid deed of trust), but not limited to ranges, refrigerators, and laundry equipment belonging to or lease rights in held by Hurricane Limited Partnership. Said personal prop-
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erty will be sold together with the aforesaid real estate as a single unit. DISCLOSURE STATEMENT WV State Police have provided notice that a clandestine laboratory for the manufacturing of controlled substances was seized at this location on June 24, 2013. The WV Bureau of Public Health has provided notice that dangerous chemicals have been removed from these premises and toxic residues may still exist constituting a public health risk. The WV Bureau for Public Health has declared
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this property contaminated and posted it to remain vacant until remediation or demolition is performed and a Certificate of Remediation Completion issued by the WV Bureau of Public Health in accordance with West Virginia Code 60A-11-1. Contact the WV Bureau of Public Health for more information at 304-558-2981.
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TERMS OF SALE: 1) The property will be conveyed in an "AS IS" physical condition by Deed containing no warranty, express or implied, subject to the Internal Revenue Service right of re-
demption, all property taxes, prior Deeds, liens, reservations, encumbrances, restrictions, rights-ofways, easements, covenants, conveyances and conditions of record in the Clerk's office or affecting the subject property. 2) The Purchaser shall be responsible for the payment of the transfer taxes imposed by the West Virginia Code Â§ 11-22-1. 3) Real estate taxes due and payable have been paid. All real estate taxes hereafter will be the responsibility of the purchaser. 4) The Benefi-
ciary and/or the Servicer of the Deed of Trust and Note reserve the right to submit a bid for the property at sale. 5) The Trustee reserves the right to continue sale of the subject property from time to time by written or oral proclamation, which continuance shall be in the sole discretion of the Trustee. 6) The Trustee shall be under no duty to cause any existing tenant or person occupying the property to vacate the property. 7) The total purchase price is payable to the Trustee by cashierâ€™s check,
cash or the equivalent within thirty (30) days of the date of sale, with ten (10%) of the total purchase price payable to the Trustee at sale by cashierâ€™s check, cash or the equivalent. There will be no refund granted of any amount if the third party purchaser elects not to purchase the property for any reason. Minimum acceptable bid will be $382,000.00. 8) For more information on this property, please see listing under MultiFamily Housing on the USDA PROPERTIES FOR SALE WEBS I T E : http://www.resales.us da.gov/.
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Poca Heritage Days Away By Justin Waybright firstname.lastname@example.org
POCA - Leaves turn brown, temperatures drop and the wind is blowing something familiar through town. It's September. That could only mean one thing: It's time for the annual Poca Heritage Days. American Flags line the streets. Red and grey Heritage Day banners stretch and wave in the air. The town is gearing up for the 3-day-event that will draw thousands to its riverside community. This year's theme is "Happy 150th Birthday West Virginia." Poca Councilmember Jolita Raine is excited about the upcoming festival. She has watched it evolve since 1980. "It's grown over the years," Raine said. "We have a little bit of everything for everyone." The 33rd Annual Poca Heritage Days will give area residents three full days of activities to enjoy. Below is a schedule of events. · 5 p.m. Sept. 26: Senior Honoring Dinner at Poca United Methodist Church.
Honoring veterans - Gatens-Harding Funeral Home recognizes servicemen and women with a float in the parade and the Wall of Honor. Courtesy Photo · Sept. 28, Saturday morning: Ghareeb Dental Walk at the Poca United Methodist Church. · Bass Tournament · 10 a.m.: Heritage Day Parade 11 a.m.: Boogie Brothers · Band to perform at the stage by the library · 11 a.m. Taranda Greene to perform at Gatens Harding Funeral Home lot · 1 p.m.: Fireman's Rodeo at Poca Middle School field
Gearing up - The town is getting ready for the annual Poca Heritage Days. A large banner hovers above the town’s new welcome sign. Photo by Justin Waybright · 2 p.m.: The Grass Stains to perform at the stage by the library · 4 p.m.: Poca High School Band competition at the high school. (Fifteen bands are scheduled to perform). Ongoing Saturday Events · People's Quilt Display at Poca Library · Historical Society video and display at Gatens Harding Funeral Home · Wall of Honor at Poca Val-
ley Bank's grass lot, beside Poca Baptist Church · Sweet Adeline's and Main Attraction Barber Shop to perform throughout town · Magician Basil Smith to perform tricks throughout town Also, the town's apple cider press will offer tasty treats to residents. Gatens-Harding Funeral Home will honor servicemen and women with the Wall of Honor.
Haven of Rest Administrative Asst. Connie Reddington has helped develop the project. "This is my third year doing this, and it's for our future generation, because this is our heritage," she explained. "It's an honor to remember our past and respect our future for upcoming servicemen and women." Gatens-Harding Funeral Home also uses a custom float in the parade. This year, at the end of the parade, the town will honor veteran and POW Oris Rinehart. Raine realizes the importance of the annual event. "Everyone learns from the past," she said. "Kids need to remember the hard work done in the past years to establish this it's a gathering to remember the past." Area residents Jack Moody and Sheila Williamson created Poca Heritage Days in 1980. Their vision has stayed alive for more than three decades. In 2013, it continues to grow. For more information about this year's event, call Poca Town Hall at (304) 755-5482.