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Page I O--E;lle otab0;ttaS l/imrS--September 25, 2003 Watoga State Park to host Road Trek Rally at Riverside Campground Sept 29 - Oct. 3 Watoga State Park will host a "'Road Trek" camper rally at Riverside Campground from September 29 through October 3. "'A Road Trek is a custom built camper constructed on a Dodge van or Chevy van chassis." State Parks District Administrator Robert Beanblos- som said. "'These tblks gather in a different state each year to see the sights, compare notes and enjoy each other's company. This year it's West Virginia's turn." Events planned for the rally include a ride to Bald Knob on the Cass Scenic Railroad, a visit to the National Radio Astrono- my Observatory in Green Bank, and the opportunity to visit many of the other attractions in Pocahontas County, such as Droop Mountain Battlefield and Beartown State Park, Cranberry Glades, the Falls of Hills Creek, the Greenbrier River Trail and Pearl Buck's Birthplace. "Watoga is holding 30 camp- sites at the Riverside Camp- ground for the event, including all electric sites," Beanblossom stated. "'This will be a break from our usual routine at River- side. Normally, we don't reserve campsites after Labor Day, but for a large event like this we made an exception." The Beaver Creek Camp- ground will be available for other campers that require electric hookups as well as at least 20 non-electric campsites at the Riverside Campground during the event. The rally ends Friday morning, October 3, and routine camping will resume for the weekend. For more information, con- tact Watoga State Park at 1-800- CALL-WVA, or call direct at (304) 799-4087. Bridge Day slated for October 18 Recognized as one of the country's top 100 festivals, New River Gorge Bridge Day will take place this year on Sat- urday, October 18. 'Bridge Day is unique in that it is the only day visitors may walk across the bridge, rappellers are allowed to descend and ascend from fixed ropes, and BASE jumpers can parachute from the railing. Four hundred BASE jump- ers are expected this year and, according to Jason Bell, BASE coordinator, "We're adding a new element to Bridge Day this year. We're in the process of purchasing a 16' commercial aluminum diving board for our more experienced jumpers. I've always wanted to make a BASE jump by springing myself over the edge like an Olympic diver, and now that we have the cap- ability to determine what the exit area will consist of, we're going to make it happen this year.'" Also in the works are a landing accuracy contest with cash prizes, a BASE jumping video festival, and some special jumps that should make for an exciting Bridge Day 2003 for both jumpers and spectators. Underneath the bridge, the Highline will return this year and will be open to the general public. Retired Army Sergeant Lucian Dean and his rigging team will rig the same highline as last year allowing the high- line rider to slide approximately seven hundred feet down a rope attached to the Bridge's catwalk to the Fayette Station Road below. Anyone-interested in doing the highline should call 304-574-1037 for the ride of a lifetime! eunion eport Grimes Reunion The annual Grimes Reunion was held on Sunday, August 3, 2003, at Mill Run. Those attending this year were: Emery D. Grimes, Courtney Wilfong, Dave and Ann Kincaid, Hubert C. Grimes, Dwain Wilcox, Der- rick Wilcox, Catherine Shields, Vida Wagner, Dan and Naomi Ryder, Anna Lee Grimes, Jua- nita Grimes Winans, Paul Winans, Sunday Winans, Brenda Ryman, Bill and MaD' Patter- son, Thomas Grimes, Bonnie Jean Gragg, Leland Buzzard, Naomi McQuain, Arlie White, James Ralston, Betty Grimes Ralston, Randy Shields, Jimmy and Ella Allen, Adrianna Allen, Zane Patrick, Mauvie and Hazel Grimes, Gaynell Grimes Sharp, John Jack Sharp, Bill Grimes, Cathy Grimes, Anna Swiggett, Bob Swiggett, Felinda Barb, Richard Barb, Karey Barb, Shyann Barb, Terry L. Riggs Pocahontas Center Successful aging means liv- ing life to the fullest... and that's what we help older people do. Call us to find out how. o v :: Genesis EiderCare" (304) 799-7375 y Early Childhood Training Specialist Job Site: Greenbrier County - Lewisburg. Bepart of a great adven- ture in ehildcarel TRAILS is a MountainHeart statewide mobile program funded through the WVDHHR. TRAILS is the MICHAEL C. DOSS Traveling Resource andcarelnformatlOnproviders.Library System for child -.'c.- _ --o,_' : -_ " Bachelor's degree in early child- hood education, elementary education, child development or ATTORNEY AT LAW related field. Strong background in working with children and families. Highly motivated. Excellent communication 921 TENTH AVENUE, MARLINTON, WV • 799-7119 skills. Travel required. : i _ : -  ' - : Knowledge of lending library sys- tem or organization of library materials. Knowledge of early childhood resources. Extensive knowledge and/or experi- ence in early childhood field. Teaching or workshop training POCAHONTAS PRODUCERS experience. Basic computer knowledge. MARLINTON STOCKYARD JLzlg/s_Implement TRAILS (Traveling Resource and Information Library System) Program. Provide training, tech- Special Sale ntcal assistance, consultation and mentoring for child care Excellent salary and benefit package. Deadline to apply Steer & Heifer providers September 26, 2003. State graded Calves & Yearlings lJ Submit (1) cover letter, {2} resume, (3) three pro- September 29 • 7:30 p.m. II fessional references to Margaret Younce. Program Director. MountainHeart Administrative Office, P.O. Box 1509, Regular Sales md lit 4th 8atuCda I[ Oceana, WV 24870 or fax the same to (3041 682-8274. Manager Ray Sharp • 799-6652  ' ' " Stockyard • 799-6593 lJ 00bF[re! or 4. 2003 I Huntorevillo io00 m - 5 " m + IT;00ii00n;N, u ,o,-- I Come home tdthe original county seat ! pressiiLg, ': etc. oods  | es ffo'm parldng area at 'Hie urch ors ;i!: rian  odist C kids Cd 4-m4  ,e ANTIOUES & COLLECTIBLES: Walnut, chestnut & oak pie safes; oak hamper; oak end table; walnut jelly cabinet; 6 sl'ielf curio cabinet: gossip bench; 9 place gun cabinet; corner shelf; 2 oak flag boxes w/glass; wooden boxes; primitive corner cabinet; china closet; Planters peanut jar; shoe last; blue & clear jars; clear, blue, pink & green Depression glass; Carnival glass; bottles; skil- lets; railroad lantern; punch bwl set; slave bed; 2 Victorian hi-back Queen Anne chairs & 1 arm chair; oval end table w/shelf; wicker st. chair; 1, 2 & 3 gal. crocks; 33 & 78 records of ,De,,an Martin, Ernie Ford, ChuckWagon, etc. and much more; 19 RCA color TV; J.R. Propst store thermometer; 1 gal. jug; 55 lb. anvil; parlor wood stove; old picture frame & mirrors; calendars of Bath Co. National Bank, Jim O'Neil Hot Springs, Sally s Place Mustoe, C.O. Stephenson, C.R. Gutshall, Midwayand more; buttons; Shirley Temple pitcher; brass vanity bench; 75 pcs. Pfaltzgraff, misc. glass, etc. and more. GUNS: Pa. Sterlingworth 12 ga. dbl.; 1873-38 W.C.E both with reserve; Thompson 50m. loader; 1894-32 spec. with reloading & mould; Winchester flashlight; 12 ga. 37 single; Marlin 22 mag.; gun eases and racks. tlUS AND EOUIPMElr'qT: 1987-82 pass. bus with new eng.; H.D. 6'x8' trailer w/reserve; 8N Ford carb. Nice 100year,old small Hohner German accordian. TOOLS AND MOR: 48' level;, hammers; 1/2 deep impact set; 40 pc. 1/4 & 3/8 socket set; 1/2 air impact; 401,. tap &, die; 5T. hd. jack; hand saws; 14 pc. 3/4" socket set; 12" & 24" [ ipe wrenches; 2 hp. !10.220 elec. mtr; 2-8 pc. open/box sets; 8 c. line wrench set; 3)/8' ,elec. drill; 6 pc. nut drivers; 3 block plan ; log chains; 2 1/2 x16' sander; misc. hand & garden tools; ant much more. LIVESTOCK: 6 like new A-frame sheep or goat feed troughs. Food and drinks available. Announcements made day of sale take precedence over all adver- tisements. Not responsible for accidents. Call Roy Gutshall at 540-468-2307 for information. II I I I,I III OF GREENBRIER VALLEY PHILIP NELSON LIGHT, M.D. IICKIK> CiOITIFNm  I PHILIP NELSON LIGHT, M.D,, BOARD CERTIFIED OPHTHALMOLOGIST • No-Stitch, Topical Cataract Surgery • Diabetic Eye Care • Two Lasers on Premises • Glaucoma • Family Eye Care • Emergencies Now Accepting Patients at his New Office MEDWORKS 101 Davis Stuart Road Ronceverte, West Virginia 793-EYES (Ronceverte) 1-800-770-2077 (toll free) McQuain, Arthur Miller, Karen Miller, Kyle McCarty, John L. Casto, Anna L. Casto, John A. Casto, Sara A. Casto, Blair and Pearl Grimes. Michael Kennedy, Sandra Jean Kennedy. Nell Homer, Ruth Homer. Jonathan Burks, James Gragg, Aaron Gragg, Caleb Campbell. Terry and Connie Cam Levi Carr. Doug Grimes, Ronnie Grimes. Martha McCarty. Joe Swink, Edna Swink, Janice Patrick. Tim Patrick, Jodi Gragg, Joey Gragg, Buffy Gragg. Hamet F. Waugh Gross, Oliver Sprouse. Lucille Sprouse, Michael Hen- sler, Morgan Baldwin, Keaton Baldwin, Hunter Grimes, and Emery and Julie Grimes. We held a moment of silence for those loved ones we had lost in the past year. Gilts were given to the fol- lowing: Oldest man - Sprouse. 92. Oldest Juanita Grimes Winans, Longest married couple vie and Hazel Grimes. years. Newlyweds were and Buffy Gragg. Grandparents went to Jilll Janice Patrick. Most dren were Dave and Ann caid. New Babies were Barb and Keaton Fartherest Traveled went nita Grimes Winans. Ryman, Paul Winans. and day Winans, from Ohio. prizes were given to Nell and Aaron Hickman. We hope everyone wonderful time. Our held every first August each year. May bless you till we see again next year. Pocahontas Medical C Announcing Now Houre of Oporafion Boginning Oelobor 1: Dr. John Sharp, PhD, DO MARLINTON CLINIC Monday & Wednesdays 8:30 a.rn. - 4 p.m. Friday 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Amy Riley, APRN, BC, FNP, MSN Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. GREENBANK CLINIG Tuesday & Thursday 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Friday 8:30 - Noon David Plank, PA-C Monday - Thursday 8:30 am. - 4 p.m. Friday 8:30 a.m. - Noon Please call for an appointment for your Commercial building on 2 acres +1-, near Mill Point, WI/ Formerly known as Kenny's 39 West. 60' , 3C9£ fu; Yrt : ;pphde r auss :: t a/:;n it/nbu'2::;  1998 Commodor 14'x 76' house trailer (excel lent condition). '100,000 For additional information call - Tom Lanier * 304-572-5267 Now In Stock New PROGEAR TM Items • Bibs • Coveralls I Jackets Vests | alonlt with i[% •Camo Insulated Pants (,ee ’,a,es lrei)  e • Shirts • Jeans • Jackets  • Long/Short Sleeve Tirts • Polar Fleece * Wlndbreakers . a [The I S IMen s Shop Rt. 219N, Marlinton • 29,, IMon. - Fri. 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. • Sat. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.  799-6423 * 888-799-6423