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rOStage Paid at Marlinton. WV 24954 TIMES 436-640 - ISSN No. 07388376) 0nta00 Ttmeff Serving Pocahontas County in the Endless Mountains of Appalachia www.pocahontastimes.com MARLLNTON, POCAHONTAS COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA 24954 SEPTEMBER 11, 2003 VOL. 121 NO. 14 Must Go On! Will be a Music Jam- ! the. Green Bank Senior on Saturday. September 7 to I I p.m. Admis- donation and refresh- ill be available. welcome. For more call Sharon at 456- Horse Show Riding Club having a horse show on ' September 14. begin- 11 a.m. The show will 28. two miles south welcome. Post 4595" regular meeting for on Thursday, Sep- il. is cancelled due to being out of scheduled meeting October 9. Chapter #35 #35 meeting Sunday, September P.m. to vote on By- ,r installation All members are Executive Committee Pocahontas County Committee Monday. September at the Court House. County-Wide Senior Picnic Annual Pocahontas Senior Picnic will Dilleys Mill - Boy on Friday, Sep- from 10 am. until 2 and live music More details l;Uer. Book Club Deer Creek Valley will meet Wednes- 17, at 7 p.m., at of Marib and Mark Bring sug- nf books to read for lok to be dis- IS welcome. For call 456- Woodlands Club Woodlands Wo- will hold its first year on Tuesday, 16, at 7 p.m. at the UMC. We will dis- activities and We will do this year. served. Welcome. For more call 456-4813. :tb ..000tite00 NOtices on page 6 & Parks and Recreation will off- er a Beginning Quilting Class. Learn rotary cutting and piecing skills while working on a quilt top. Wednesdays. October 1-29 not 15th). 6 to 8 p.m., Mc- Clintic Library, Marlinton, $5. Class size limited. Call 799- 7386 to register. Aerobics and Toning Class Beginning Monday, Septem- ber 22, at 6 p.m. at Marlinton Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall. Session will be held Mon- day and Thursdays from 6 to 7 p.m. by instructor Sunny Given. The session will last six weeks. Cost for both nights each week $20; one night each week $10. Preregister with Parks and Recreation at 799- 7386. Space is limited. Early Bird Exercise Class An Early Bird Exercise Class will begin Monday, September 22. at Marlinton Presbyterian Church. Classes are from 6 a.m.-7 a.m. Monday, Wednes- day and Friday. The session lasts four weeks and costs $20. Paula Zorn and Sunny Given are the instructors. Preregister by calling Parks and Recreation at 799-7386. McClintic Library Playgroup Playgroup at McClintic Li- brary will be 10-11:30 a.m. be- ginning Thursday, September 18. Call Laura at 799-6000 for details. Cranberry Piecemakers Quilt Guild The Cranberry Piecemakers Quilt Guild will meet Tuesday, September 16. at 7 p.m. at the Hillsboro Public Library. Mem- bers are reminded to bring one 12 I/2 inch block for the draw- ing and fat quarters for four members having birthdays in September. Also. we will con- tinue work on the Underground Railroad Quilt project. Visitors are welcome. Bloodmobile The American Red Cross Bloodmobile will be in Marlin- ton on Friday, September 19, from 12 noon to 6 p.m., at the Parks and Recreation Center. Sponsored by AARP. 00gout!j Center September 15, Monday -- 3:30 - 5:30. Kids making a Dillerence team September 29, Monday -- 3:30 - 5:30, Kids walking to Pocahontas Care Center. Search others for their virtues. thylf for thy vices Benjamin Franklin of Deposit term 33-month term looking for an investment great rate of return and Whatsoever, ask for certificate of See one Personal today. of West Virginia WWm. @Om The ammal percentage yleld (APY} Is sccurale u of g01/0. It to limit .,unt slzs kCtmwn depc)t ot ,000. Pmtty for w#ty . 00teatb00 Ralph D. Keightley, Jr. Ralph Davis Keightley, Jr., age 79, of Naples, Florida, for- merly of Lewisburg, died Mon- day, September 8, 2003, of a stroke in Naples. Born in Charleston, he was a graduate of Hampden-Sydney College and Washingon and Lee University School of Law. He was a World War II veteran, having served in the U.S. Army on the U.S.S. Comfort. In addition to the private practice of law in Charleston and Lewisburg, he was selected to act as Special Judge for the l lth Circuit. He was also Lewisburg Municipal Judge, U.S. Magistrate, Divorce Com- missioner, Mental Hygiene Commissioner, and Family Law Master for Greenbrier, Monroe, and Pocahontas Counties. He was a founding member and President of Community Concerts, and served on the boards of Davis Stuart School and the Greenbrier Humane Society. A former Trustee of Old Stone Presbyterian Church, he was the organist there for over 25 years. He was a mem- ber of Naples Presbyterian Church. He was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth Cracraft Keightley. Survivors include his chil- dren, William Cracraft Keightley, of Savannah, Geor- gia, Anne Keightley Jones, of Atlanta, Georgia, and Elizabeth Davis Keighfley, of Charleston; a grandchild; and a brother, Wil- liam B. Keightley, of Charles- tOO. Service will be Friday at 11 at Old Stone Presbyterian Church in Lewisburg, Visita- tion from 3 to 5 Thursday at Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg. Memorial donations may be made to Old Stone Presbyterian Church or Hampden-Sydney College. Pauline E. Teter Pauline E. Teter, age 65, of Rt. 2, Marlinton, died Sunday, September 7, 2003, at Pocahon- tas Memorial Hospital. A native of Thornw{xl, she was born July 25, 1938, the daughter of the late William C. and Dessie M. Vandevander Tet- er. She was a Ward Clerk at Pocahontas Memorial Hospital and was a member of the Meth- txlist Church. Surviving her are two sons, Kenneth Summerfield, of Green Bank, and Donavan Bennett, of Marlinton; two sisters, Bernice Sharp, of Marlinton, and Mildred Tracy, of Oakland, Maryland; a brother, Warretj "Bud" Teter, of Marlinton; and three grandchil- dren. Services were held Wednes- day afternoon at VanReenen Funeral Home Chapel by Sam Felton. Burial was in Mountmn View Cemetery. Memorial gifts may be made to Pocahontas Memorial Hospi- tal. William S. Toliver William B. "Cookie Man" Toliver, 58, of White Sulphur Springs, died August 19, 2003, at his home. Born at Marlinton on January 21, 1945, he was the son of the late William and Viola Cashwell Toliver. He was a veteran of the U. S. Army and retired from the Greenbrier Hotel. He was Bap- tist by faith. Survivors include four sisters, Katherine Foster, Donna Toliv- er, Anna MeCadden, all of Roa- noke, Virginia, and Yvonne Traynham, of Salem, Virginia, and one brother, James Toliver, of Roanoke, Virginia. A private graveside service was held at the Williams Memorial Park in Roanoke. .. 4 00ews Frozen Food Orders All bulk lr, rzen Id orders are due in the Extension Office before September 16. The order form can be obtained by calling the Extension Office at 799- 4852. The frozen l'(d sale is being sponsored by the Poca- hontas County 4-H Leaders Association. Slaty Fork No .Fear 4-H Club Meeting Will be held Tuesday, Sep- tember 16, at the Restaurant at Elk River. All members plan to attend, and new members are welcome. Any questions call 572-377 I. Brushy Flat Bushwaekers The Brushy Flat Bushwack- ers 4-H Club will meet Tues- day, September 16, at the Cen- tral Union Community Center, at 7 p.m. Beaver Creek Beavers 4-H Beaver Creek Beavers 4-H Club will reorganize at 7 p.m., September 19, at Cummings Creek Victory Chapel. Any family interested in joining a 4- H Club in the Huntersviile area please try to attend or call 799- 7430 for information. John William C, arrett John William Garrett, age 55, of Marlinton, died Friday, September 5, 2003, at CAMC Memorial Hospital after a short illness. He was preceded in death by his mother, Toby Garrett, and father, William E. Garrett, of Spencer. Surviving him are his son, Willliam Joshua Garrett, of Marlinton; daughter, Coilin Thyret, of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio; brother, Joe Bob Garrett, of Spencer; and a grandson. A celebration of his life will be held at a later date. Mr. and Mrs. Everett Hedriek attended the funeral of his sister-in-law, Jane Hedrick, in McLean, Virginia, last Thursday and then were joined by Annette Graham for her burial service in Brandywine on Monday. Continued to page 9 The anticipated arrival of Thatcher Clayton Hill became a reality on September I, 2003, at 5:29 a.m. He was born at Greenbrier Medical Center weighing 7 pounds, 13.6 ounc- es, and was 19 1/2 inches in length. His parents are Kenneth Allen and Brooklynn Hill, Jr., of Douthards Creek. The mother is the former Brooklynn Kaye McLaughlin. Maternal grandparents are Gary A. McLaughlin. of Hunt- ersville, and Jona Nuckoles Ir- vin. of Marlinton. Great-grand- mother is Geraldine Dunbrack Nuckoles, of Kernersville, North Carolina, and his great- great-grandmother is Mary Mill- er Moore, of the Pocahontas Center. Paternal grandparents are Kenneth and Connie Hill, of Minnehaha Springs. Great- grandfather is Tempest Hill, of the Pocahontas Center. Nevin and Carol Lucabaugh, of Mt. Airy, North Carolina, would like to announce the birth of their son, Jarett Cole Roberts Lucabaugh. He was born at 2:27 p.m. on August 17, 2(X)3, weighing l0 pounds 12.5 ounces and was 22.5 inches long. Maternal grandmother is Juanita Roberts, of Richwood, and great-grandmother is Miriam Roberts, of Pocahontas Care Center. Paternal grandmother is Bernice Lucabaugh, Hillsboro. Kenny Feury, St., and Jen- nifer ()scar are proud to announce the birth of their son, William Don Feury. William was t')rn at Greenbrier Valley Medical Center at 1:07 a.m., August 21, 2003. He weighed 8 pounds 11.4 ounces and was 19 inches long, A son, Garrett Charles, was born to David E. Moore and his wile, Janet, on September 1, 2003. Welcoming the baby were his brother, Ryan David, and his sisters, Amber Marie, Bethany Renae, Emily Grace, and Melissa Rae. Maternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Richard Hitzman, of Boulder, Colorado, and paternal grandmother is Fay Moore, of Buckeye, David and his wife live in Arvado, Colorado. 00Oospital POCAHONTAS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Admissions Icie Sharp, Ellen Wimmer, Kristin Sharp, Grace Perrette, Alexander Hefner, Juanita Bow- ers, Goldie McCarty, Gall Cook, Frances Curnutte, Grace Shehon, Jack Black, Calvin Clutter, Brian Guzikowski, Lora Birchfield, John Hause, Michael Gibson. Hazel Wilfong, and Bonnie Roy Dishcharged Wade Sharp, Pauline Lewis, Judy Ramsey, Harry Jordan, Daisy Hayslett, Ellen Wimer, Alexander Hefner, Kristin Sharp, Juanita Bowers, Gail Cook, Pa- tricia McLaughlin, Lora Birch- field, and Brian Guzikowski Sue Richardson was ten to Roanoke Memorial Hospital last Wednesday with a heart condi- tion and will receive a pacemak- er Tuesday. Wade "Boots Sharp" is now a resident at Pocahontas Center. 00ews Community Forum on Underaged Drinking The Family Resource Net- work will be hosting a com- munity Forum on underaged drinking in Pocahontas County on Wednesday, September 17, at the TYM Youth Center in Mar- linton at 6:30 p.m. Paul Howell, with the West Virginia Prevention Resource Center. and James Smith, from the Alcohol Beverage Control Commission, will be present, All welcome; particularly youth and their parents. Family Resource Network The FRN's Substance Abuse Prevention Committee will meet on Thursday, September 18, at noon in the FRN office at Marlinton. Some of the items on the agenda are report on the underage drinking forum, dem- onstration of the new fatal vision goggles kit, and schedul- ing additional parenting classes. The FRN invites you to at- tend and see how .you can be- come involved. A light lunch will be provided. Call 799-6657 for more information.