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NOTES I is just another wild but-- $1aven is just back of weeks among relatives in his na- of Highland. At the place, in the Dale Community, nearly ninety Slaven reports 2 ,large. thrifty chestnut reports no sign of than a few dead Most any tree and still be ground under each with last year&apos;s was made as to of the nuts. The that sheep had eaten fell. These trees sugar camp, in rich hillside. The eleva- lgUess, is around 2,700 level. These may chestnut trees in to prove blight of Beard, brings Word that he has two trees in a brush !his farm. These trees more years old, and a good crop of is no sign of blight but the bark is still Wells has set him- to watch for home remedies and lye water, : if it can be stopped. now of Can- Was in town the oth- a remarkably fine t of the art of taxider- a mounted spotted craftsman is Twerd of Cass. In June, a some varment dis- loe and her fawn on ( rush to escape from .ntprobably a wild ,fawn fell over a high .tlte old turnpike. First n by the road force, I+ deer was s{n dead. The taxidermist estimated the weight at about forty imnds. In the old days, fawns were usually expected to be dropped about June--at the ripening of the wild strawberry. Since the intro- duction of the big gray deer front the northern States, it is now common for fawns to be born in March. Trails Etc. Compared by John W. Handlan in Charleston Gazette Last Monday we traveled fa- miliar trails--Jenkins and Low- er Donnally Hollows--after a full week of trail walking in Pocahontas County. Most striking of the differ- ences observed was the disparity in growth development of plants common to both localities. Eid- er was in bloom in Pocahontas County. In Kanawha County the bloom had been replaced by flat heads of green berries. It seemed strange to walk trails virtually devoid of purple flow- ering raspberry, red berried elder and pipe vine--which are "everywhere" around Camp Thomwood. The oaks. maples <excepting mountain maple) and beeches looked alike in both localities., Sourwood was virtually absent in Pocahontas and common in the area of Kanawha City. Birches, one of the common trees of the Pocahontas hills, were absent here. Pitch pine and scrub pine in Kanawha County were a poor substitute for the grand red spruce and white pines of the Monongahela National Forest area of Pocahontas County. Birds? Carolina wrens greeted us every quarter mile along our Kanawha County route. In Po- cahontas we heard the almost incomparable song of the winter wren. In the winter wren's habi- tat were red-breasted nuthatches, pine siskins, brown creepers--which are strictly winter visitants in Kanawha County. Cardinals, so common ier 1 r ah+lame by and he in the Charleston area, are virtu- hg rti,'en +the  all nohexlefit'in++11e mbuff-  tOok it to lr. Black- tains: y ate rep!ed byro  now has a pretty breasteA gmsbcakg; even mete as a show. beautiful in voice and plumage i i00leenen [EYEGLASSES 00Hom I or HEARING AIDS la vmglmam, olmn ,lata sallul, n==pr ldhllla WV Ao,a4 00799.455J Dr. William H. Perrine 799-4468 Tuesdays & Fridays Marlinton Family Health Care Sarita Bennett, D.O. Board Certified Family Physician Beard Heights 799-4404 Programs offered: Breast & Cervical Cancer Screening Program, Family Planning, Health Check/Well Child Screening, WV Vaccination Program For your coKvenie, please call for an appointment. 'rd Certified- Internal Medicin,-b 603 9th Street, h marlinton, WV 24954 (304) 799-3970 Q Flours: Monday - Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed for Lunch 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. tyr convenience please call for an appointment. Patient Success Stories Weeks ago I would have been in tears when grandparents bought him a swing set that ! has t'o be built and assembled. Ontrast, since coming to Dr. Pence, I was o have a good physical project to work on, rked on it two days now, between rains & i, and the only pain I feel is from my mus- !s m. I have not been able to exercise for what like a very long time 'cause I could barely get out of bed. 9rent to be back in the land of the living  & mobile. Thank yoDr. Pence. 00nbrier Center Chiropractic Dr. Timothy Pence North (3 minutes north of WaI-Mart) Lewlsburg 304-65-6080 than the cardinals. Yellow-billed cuckoos were calling "cow-cow-cow" in Kanawha County. Their close cousins, the black-billed cuck- oos, were the common represen- tatives of their genus in Poca- hontas. The "Canadian Zone" birds of Pocahontas County naturally are of greater interest to a low lander who sees them only in migration or in winter than are our own summer residents--but there's a tremendous interest in birds and their behavior in any section of this or any other state. But one thing Pocahontas County has which we of Char- leston cannot equal. Cool, al- most cold nights and mornings and a fresh tang to the air which our industrial plants can't touch! DEATHS Levi V. Gay, 75. Minnie Grimes Arbogast, 76, of Green Bank. ALPINE THEATRE "Montana Belle" George Brent - Jane Russell Advanced 3-D "Man In The Dark" Edmomi O'Brien - Audrey Totter "Girls On Pleasure Is- land" Don Taylor ~ Gene Barry 00irtbl00ap 96th Birthday Genevieve McCoy, a resi- dent of Pocahontas Center, will celebrate her 96th birthday on July 22. She would like to hear from her friends. Her address is RR1, Box 500, Marlinton, WV 24954. Lewisburg Ronceverte E Ralnelle Anlted lit 'llll John Family( BIG SPRING CLINIC ( 572-4410 Monday & Friday 8:30 - 5:00 Wednesday 8:30 - Noon. Please call for an be 0taljonta Q,imec--July 17, 2003--Page 7 00eople Morrison Receives Doctor of Jack and Alice Miller, of EI- kins, and the late Tom Morrison and the late Roxie Morrison. Heinemann Named a Na- tional Award Winner The United States Achieve- ment Academy has announced that Olin Heinemann, of Dun- more, has been named a United States National Award Winner for his achievement in Band. Heinemann, a student at Poca- hontas County High School, was nominated for this national award by Ron Hall, the school's band/music instructor. Church Notices from page 4 53rd Annual West Virginia State Gospel Singing Convention July 20 through July 27, Mt. Nebo, near Summersville. Sunday through Thursday nights, choir singing for anyone who wants to sing+ Friday night 7 to 7:45 p.m. choir singing. Regular singing 8 p.m. Saturday, July 26, singing 1:45 to 6:45 p.m., Saturday night, 7 p.m. Quartet only. Sunday Worship 10 to 11 a.m., Sunday Singing I1 a.m. to 3 p.m. of Chiropractic Degree Michael Douglas Morrison is a June 2003 Graduate of Palmer College Of Chiropractic in Da- venport, Iowa. Michael also completed the requirements for a Bachelor of Seience'degrec in Natural Sciences while attending Palmer. He did his undergraduate studies at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. During his col- lege career, Michael was a member of the IUP and Palmer rugby teams. He was also the secretary of his Chirpractic Fraternity. Pi Kappa Chi. at Palmer College. Michael will be working in Palos Park, a suburb of Chica- go. He is the son of Douglas and Diana Morrison. o! Gaines, Pennsylvania, and the grandson Ken Maupin and sons, Jason, John, and grandson, Brian, of Texas, were here during Pioneer Days visiting friends in Camp- belltown, and taking in the fes- tivities. Independent but not alone. 301 Wilson Lane Elkins, WV 26241 800-636-9275 www.colonlalplaeewv .corn oOo 00ctice CLINIC 456-5050 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Thursday 8:30 - 5:00 Achievement Academy Annual Yearbook, which is published nationally. He is the son of Patti and Jer- ry Heinemann and grandson of Pat Martin. Heinemann's name will ap- Free-Will Offering. Camp- pear in the United States ing and food available. For more inh)rmation call 304-872-1977. All singers are invited to - come and sing. Thornwood Community Church Trustee Board Meeting Will be held Thursday. July 31, at 7 p.m. I ' ' Brownings" Family Practice William McNeel Browning, Jr., D.O. Patricia Matchett Browning, D.O. Hillsboro 653-4209 Mon. 8 a.m. - 5 pllm. Tues. - Thurs. 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. Friday by appointment only. Closed for Lunch, Noon - 1 p.m. Closed Saturdays and Sundays Please call for an appointment ................................................................ Ill .......................... . Qraoe Family Clime, pile For all your famib. medical needs :/ i Julia M. Jackson, MSN, CFNP  l Monday- Friday * 8 - 5  + ! Let us draw your labwork, prescribe your medication, order[ your tests, set you on tract for health wellness. All Insur- l ances accepted, Medicare, Medicaid, self pay WV Breast l and Cervical Screening Program; WV Children's Health l PAAS Provider: WV VaecinaUon Program . I Ear Wash Irrigation Performed in office '-- I Call Us Today 799-8141 ! .................................. IL ....................................... f ................... I NORTHERN POCa.HONT COUNTY HEALTH CLINIC Main Street, Durbln (3O4) 456-5115 I Open to see patient: Monday, Wednelay, Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Tuesday & Thursday 8:30 a.m. - 7 p.m. Kent W. VlmDevender, PA-C Dr. Debra Auble, M.D. We wlU continue to proylde quality health care to our patients, community and surrounding area. II IIIII I Pocahontas Center Successful aging means living life to the fullest,.. and that's what we help older people do. Call us to find out how 11is ElderCare (304) 799-7375 The Region's Only Comprehensive Community Behavioral Health Center Psychiatric Services .Therapy/Couneling Tle XIX Waiver 24 Hour Crisis Services Psychological Services Substance Abuse WV Birth to Three DUI Classes Outpatient Clinic Locations: Summersville rg Webster Springs Marllnto 872-2659 645-3319 847-5425 799-68(,] For a complete Iilthtg of our lervices log on to www.atsinc.org IIII III I OFFICIAL BELTONE FACTORY AUTHORIZED ...... NOTIFICATION "The Beltone factory has authorized us to N "+' provide hearing aid wearers with a free Ill dehumidifying kit." Stephen M. grehbiet, y 8C-NBC/HI$ Hearing Aid Specialist Technical testing has proven that all brands o hearing aids can be damaged by the heat and humidity of sum- mer. Call Beltone now to reserve your free hearing aid dehumdifying kit. Any brand of hearing aid will qualify you for a free kit; it doesn't have to be a Beltone. Simply store your hearing aids in this handy kit. it will protect the microcircuitry, and may extend the life of your hearing aids. When you come in for your free dehumidifying kit, you'll also receive: A FREE 10-point heanng aid check-up to make sure your hearing aids are giving you top performance. A FREE comprehensive hearing evaluation. le iB Im lm II 1B Wl mm lm tll mm ml lm lm el le II lm mm 1 I 1  1 1 1 Coupon Free Factory Authorized Coupon : : Hearing Aid Dehumidifying Kit I (available for any brand hearing aid) I I i Friday, July 18 9 a.m, - Noon I I Pocahontas Medical Clinics I I 105 Duncan Road (next to Pocahontas Memonal Hospital) Ca,11-800-553-5993 1 : for appointment @pltnr :' _ ..,,.,.,,,, . L m am fall m am 1 em  els am m dl + +