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workshop at Hillsboro Valley Conser- USDA Natural  COeservation Service and Agency a workshop on extended 5:30 p.m. on March 11 Public Library. who utilize able to reduce costs and improve tion. Brian Wicklme, lechnician for the Green- District, will present grazing demonstrations in Pocahontas and Monroe Counties. Two new pro- grams will also be presented at this workshop. Kevin Hinkle, Farm Service Agency, Morgantown, will discuss the Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program, and a pre- sentation will be given on the Farmland Protection Program. Sandwiches will be served. For more information and to register for the workshop by March 10 contact the local NRCS office at 304-799-4317. 00e0ple to National Dean's List has been Dean's List which honors out- at the country's ;and universities. StUdent at West Virginia where he on a Bachelor of Ap- in Engineering Richard expects to degree in December associate degrees Mechanical En- and Industrial Engineer- in December 2001. Brown, Associate 9gy at WVU nominated Richard for Dean's List. Is the son of Mr. and of Green graduate of Poca- High School. earns degree of Braqeville, a degree from Trum- College, Warren, ceremony and dinner at DiVesta Banquet Hall an Associate of in ecretarial Set- major in Legal Secre- a 3.92 aver- of 107 credits. I 00laenus Lnnch Menus 6-14 with all meals. salad, garlic ch, baked po- blend vegetables, noodle cas- h beans, rolls, peaches. Spaghetti, salad, gar- 12: Pizza, corn, cake, [3: Meatloaf, baked po- rolls, applesauce. ,Ham, macaroni & potato, rolls, pineap- POCahontas Schools Menus 10-14 omelet, toast, milk. Patties, potato rounds, green beans, patties, biscuit, scalloped potatoes, beets, fresh fruit, Cinnamon raisin bis- milk. cheese, apple- milk. cereal, juice, nuggets, mashed po- vegetables, apri- milk. buns, cereal, w/meat, cheese, roach, carrots w/dip, She was honored with a party given by Linda Moore and family at Braceville Town Hall January 18. Persino is currently employed by Valley Counseling Services, Inc., in Warren. She is the mother of Derick Per- sino, daughter of Doug and Linda Moore, of Leavittsburg, Ohio, and granddaughter of Hubert and Dollie Lewis, of Cass. Honored at History Day West Virginia History Heroes 2003 Pauline Shrader Morgan was honored at the Seventh History Day held at the State Capitol in Charles- ton on February 27. Mrs. Morgan was given a Certificate at the Cul- tural Center to honor History Heroes. Citizens from across the state who have made grassroots contributions to the preservation of local, regional or state history were honored. The event was publicized in the February 20th edition of The Pocahontas Times. The summary of her contribn- tions follows: "Pai Morgan, of Hi,  one of the ongimal fomxle of the St Album Historical Society (SAHS) in 1972. That same year, she was inmumental in obtaining t-mancial suppmt to move Morgan's Kitchen to its present location in SL Albans. Ms. Morgan also pro- vided a number of articles for the History of St. Albans book, which was printed in 1993. Nominated by the SAHS." Ms. Morgan is a native of Hilisbom. Durbin Council from page 2 The town truck broke down two times during snow removal efforts during February. Carpenter said he has asked the state about a surplus truck for Durbin. He explained that be cannot make any promises, but be has contacted Senator Wait Hel- mick (D-Pocahontas). The next council meeting has been moved to Tuesday, April 15, when the levy will be laid. A wren reason is worse than no reason at all -. 00bituaries Melvin Austin Dilley Melvin Austin Dilley, age 83, of Elkins, and more recently a resi- dent of Swisher's Private Home Care at Diamond Street for the past two-and-wharf years, died Saua'day, March 1, 2003, at the Davis Memorial Hospital at Elkins. He had been in declining health and death was attributed to pnemnoma. Born August 7, 1919, at Min- go, he was a son of the late Wil- liam Austin and Iva Merle Wood DiOey. He had never married. Surviving are one brother, Max Eugene Dilley, of Elkins, and one sister, Leona Zoo Rainey, of Bever- ly. Preceding him in death was one ltl, lyl Jay Dilley. Melvin attended the schools of Durbin and served with the United States Army during World War II, where he became disabled. He was of the Protestant faith. Graveside services were held Tuesday at the Beverly Cemetery in Beverly by the Rev. Gloria M. Roy. Sarah "J. "Hively Sarah Jane Hively, 70, a resident of Knoxville, Tennessee. passed away Thursday, February 20, 2003. She is survived by her husband, Lee Hively, of Knoxville, one daughter, Kathy Ferguson, of Bartlett, Tennessee, one son, David Hively, of Libure, Louisiana; three sisters, Doris Dilley, of Charles- ton, Mary Galford, of Green Bank, and Arlene Self, of Falmouth, Vir- ginia; and one brother, William Arbogast, of Smithfield, Virginia. Also surviving are four grandchildren and two great- grandchildren. Her parents, William and Annie Arbogast, and one sister, Norma Lee Dilley, preceded her in death. Funeral services were held Sun- day at the West Hills Presbyterian Church with Pastor Scott Home and the Rev. Fred Fowler officiat- ing. Entombment followed in the Highland Memorial Park. Memori- al contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, West Virginia Affiliate. P. O. Box 11062, Charleston WV 25339 in memory of Sarah. PC00}S Schedule March 6-10 Thursday: Girls Basketball Re- gionals at Nicholas County; FBLA to Charleston Fgiday: Boys Basketball Section- als Finals at Greenbrier West Sunday: National Honor Society Induction, 6 p.m. Monday: Board of Education meeting, 7:30 p.m. s  Stop at NAPA in Bartow for your chain saw needs. Wehave the best pricing in the area. We ari a full service dealer. Call 456-4432 Hubert B. Wilfong Hubert B. Wilfong, age 83, of Circl:ville, formerly of Boyer, died Sunday, March 2, 2003, at the home of his adopted family, George and Ruth Adkins, of Cherry Grove. Mr. Wilfong was a retired worker with the Howes Leather Company. He was of the Christian faith, a member of the American Legion, Moose Lodge, VFW. He was a Word War II aud Korean War Army veteran. He was born September 5, 191, at Deer Creek to the late Oscar B. Wilfong and Zadie Alice Pennington Wilfong Slayton. Preceding him in death were his wife, Rachel E. Wilfong in 1985; three sons, Allen Gray, Oscar Ben- son, and Hubert Opie Wilfong; two sisters, Irene and Catherine; and two brothers, Galvin Wilfong and Jobert Slayton. "Surviving him are five daugh- ters, Mary Catherine Higgins, of Covington, Virginia, Charlotte "Susie" Taylor, of Weston, Joyce Ann Palmer, of Aurora, Colorado, Alice Faye Kramer, of Arbovale, and Violet Louise Ryder, of Marlin- ton; adopted daughter, Virginia Ruth Adkins, of Cherry Grove; four sons, Edward Dale Wilfong, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, David Lee Wilfong, of Weston, James Blaine Wilfong, of Boyer, and Brian Edward Wilfong, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: twenty-seven grandchildren and twenty-four great-granddaklren. Funeral services were held Wed- nesday afternoon at Boyer Com- munity Church by the Revs. John Swanz, David Rittenhouse, and Bobby Brown. Burial was in Boyer Cemetery. Kindergarten and Preschool Registration For the 2003 - 2004 School Year Green Bank and Hillsboro Elementary: Wednesday, March 12, 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (children whose last names begin with A through M); 12 noon to 3 p.m. (children whose last names begin with N through Z) Marlinton Elementary School: Wednesday, March 26, 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (children whose last names begin with A through M); 12 noon to 3 p.m. (children whose last names begin with N through Z) Pre-registration of Pocahontas County Kindergarten and preschool children and any first grader entering school for the first time in 2003 will be held at the elementary schools on the dates listed. Parents are urged to bring their children on the day of registration for early childhood classes. Children who will be first graders this fall, and who have not been enrolled in kindergarten classes this year, should pro- enroll also. It is most important for you to attend the pro-registration instead of waiting to enroll your child in the fall. Please bring a state birth certificate, social security card, and proof of immunizations on the day of registration. Please provide your own transportation, as it is illegal for anyone but regular riders to ride a school bus. The following immunizations are required by law before a child enters school in kindergarten: DPT (Diphtheria, whooping cough and tetanus--must have 3 doses, including one dose on or after the 4th birthday) Polio (Polio - must have 3 doses, including one dose on or after 4th birthday, of either OPV or IPV) MMR (Measles and Rubella - two doses are required) Immunizations for preschool should be up-to-date according to state law. These immunizations may be obtained free of charge from the Pocahontas County Health Department. If your child has not been immunized for any of the above, please contact the Health Department so that immunizations can be started immediately. Immunizations started in May can be completed in time for school. No child will be admitted to school unless actively immunized. This is a State Law and it must be enford. Any questions regarding immunizations should be directed to the local Health Deparlment. To be eligible for kindergarten, a child must be five years of age nor to September 1, 2003. To be eligible for preschool, a child must be four years of age 'ior to September 1, 2003. Due to the anticipated reduction in federal funding, only three year ,ld children who are identified as special needs/or Headstart eligible will participate in the preschool program. Any questions concerning registration, please call the individual schools. DNR sectional meetings schedulect The West Virginia Division of each meeting will begin at 7 p.m. M,mday, March 17 -- Sum- Natural Resources will hold 17 public meetings in March to give hunters, anglers, trappers, landown- ers and other interested parties a voice in establishing 2003 deer, bear, turkey, and boar hunting regu- lations as well as 2004-2005 gen- eral hunting and trapping regula- tions and 2004 fishing regulations. The meetings will be held from 17 through March 20, and These meetings afford West Virginia sportsmen and landowners an opportunity to discuss regula- tions and any other pertinent issues with Law Enforcement and Wildlife mersville High School Tuesday, March 18 -- Frank- lin, Pendleton County Community Building, and Elkins, Elkins High School Resources Section Staff. All inter- We'dnesday, March 19 -- ested persons are encouraged to Lewisburg, Greenbrier County attend the public meetings held in Courthouse their area. The following is a list Thursday, March 20  Moore- of meeting dates and locations in field, Moorefield Middle School this area: Heather M. Walker Attorney at law Zaeh Taylor, Law Clerk Rre Homeowner= Mobile Home Auto Life Health Bonds REAL ESTATE-LICENSE AND TITLE SERVICE--READY TO SERVE YOU 1-800-3-9706 Office: (304) 799-4614 ELLEN L. GALFORD, AGENT FAX: (304) 799-4623 Rt. 2 Box 63, Buckeye, WV 24924 I OavidP,.00 "aality and Experience for Your Tax and Accounting Needs" We offer Federal and State E-File of your taxes. Ask about fast refunds through "REFUNDS NOW." Refunds In 48 hours or less, in most cases. Check out our webslte: www.wv-cpa.com and prepare your tax organizer online. Hours: Monday through Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. or by appointment. 603 - 9th Street, Marllnton 304-799-2292 david@wv-cpa.com m