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,~ mm Area obituaries Maria Hensley - Maria Hensley Summers, 55, "Castlewood, passed away Wed- nesday, January 19 at Johnson City Medical Center in Johnson City, Tennessee She was the daughter of Thomas Summers and Ursula Summers. She was preceded in death by her father, Thomas Summers and husband, Steven Hensley. Survivors include two sons, Rick Hensley, Castlewood and Thomas Hensley, Charleston, WV; mother, Ursula Summers of Germany; one sister, Linda Ob- sieger of Germany; five grand- children; several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Hensley was cremated. Estes Funeral Home, Cue- burn, was . in charge of arrangements. Terry Terry Ingle, 61, Castlewood, died peacefully at his home on Tuesday, January 25. Bum in Castlewood, he was the son of the late Andrew and Polly Stallard Ingle. He was preceded in death by two bro- thers, Jack Ingle and Bud Ingle. He graduated from Castlewood High School. He was employed at Russell County Schools as a bus driver and in maintenance. Survivors Include two sisters, Margaret Holbrook, Johnson City, Tennessee and Gale Lambert, Castlewood; four bro- thers, Dwight Ingle and wife, Mary, St. Paul, Wesley Ingle and wife, Elizabeth, Castlewood, Denver Ingle and wife, Kati, Castlewood and Barney Ingle and wife, Peggy, Castlewood; three half sisters, Roxie -Hamilton, Sharon Ingle and Patsy Ingle; one half brother, Andy Ingle; special friends and caregivers, Allien, Carl, and Ingle Lindsey Lane; several nieces and nephews. Services will be conducted at 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 26 in Castlewood Funeral. Home Chapel, Castlewood with Rev. Ted Phillips officiating. Com- mittal services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, January 27 in Robinette Cemetery, Carfax. Family and friends will meet at the funeral home and go in procession to the cemetery leaving at 10:30 a.m. Thursday. Pallbearers will be nephews and friends. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 26 in Castlewood Funeral Home, Cas- tlewood. On line condolences may be sent to the family through our website and a video tribute may be viewed at www.castlewoodfuneralhome.co m. Castlewood Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Dante Lives On, Inc. Dante Lives On, Inc., has the Dante Museum. Our days and 2010 Christmas ornaments for hours are Monday, Tuesday, $10 each; huddles for $10 each; Thursday and Friday from 11 am also 2011 calendars for just $2 until 3:30 pm or on the second each. and fourth Saturday of the Come by and see us at the month. Lebanon Middle School teacher found guilty on charges revolving student On Tuesday, January 11, the Commonwealth' of Virginia rest- ed its case in the two-day jury trial against the former Lebanon Middle School teacher, Connie Beth Klewer, who was charged with four felonies and one mis- demeanor offense for having inappropriate contact with a for- mer student. After hearing clos- ing arguments, it took the jury only 45 minutes to render guilty verdicts on all five (5) charges against Klewer. The case stemmed from inci- dents occurring in July, 2009, in which Klewer, the 37 year old teacher was charged with multip- le incidents of inappropriate con- tact with a fourteen year old student. Klewer was found guilty of:. (a) Three (3) counts of Using communications device to solicit a'minor; (b) One (1) count of Possession of child pornography; and, (c) One (1) count of Con- tributing to Delinquency of a Minor. Brian Patton, Russell County Commonwealth's Attorney, was the prosecutor on the case. Dur- ing his opening statement, Patton summarized the case, which was largely based on graphic images, and sexually explicit emails and text messages sent by Klewer to the victim's cell phone and emaii account. The inappropriate con- tact was first discovered by the victim's mother who had be- come suspicious and checked the boy's phone. The victim and his mother reported the crimes to the Rus- sell County Sheriff's Office on July 9, 2009, at which time the Detective Division conducted an investigation and an undercover sting operation against Klewer. Patton told the jury that the victim trusted Klewer and even warned her that his mother had found his phone, however, she still continued to send explicit test messages to him and made arrangements to meet him at a local park. On July 9, 2009, Klewer was arrested while wait- ing on the 14 year old boy, sitting in her car with her phone in her hand. At the sentencing phase of the trial, Klewer's mother testi- fied that her daughter may have suffered from bipolar disorder caused by a change in air pres- sure following a June, 2009, trip to Colorado, however, no medi- cal evidence was presented ver- ifying this information. After one hour of deliberating over a punishment for Kiewer, the jury recommended a 32 % year sen- tence. Following the jury's recom- mendation, Patton stated, "We are blessed to have such talented and dedicated teachers in the Russell County school system. Ms. Klewer's actions are cer- tainly not representative of the educational community. I believe the jury considered that Ms. Klewer was in a position of pub- lic trust when she committed these crimes. " Patton further stated, "I also want to commend the victim and his family who had the courage to come forward and report these acts to auth- orities, and I hope that he is now able to move forward with his life and put this negative ex- perience behind him." Patton declined to comment on the specifics of Klewer's case until after the official sentencing date on March 31, 2011. Klewer is presently being held in the Southwest Virginia Regional Jail in Abingdon, and will remain there until after her official sentencing date. Lays Hardware Center Coming up at Lays Hardware Center for the Arts located at 409 Front Street in downtown Coeburn: i Every Thursday night, Jam Sessions, 6:30-10:30 (doors open at 6:00). No charge for admission. Open to musicians and spectators. Every Friday night, Live bluegrass, 7:00-10:00 pm (doors open a(6:00). $5/adul/s, $1/chii- dren 6-12, under 6 admitted free. Friday, January 28, Uncut Grass. Lays Hardware Center for the Arts is a nonprofit organ- ization dedicated to the preserve- ation of Appalachian culture. We offer great entertainment in a smoke-free, alcohol-free family atmosphere. Contact: Loretta Mays at 276.395.5160 or 276.395.3323; info@ layshardware.com www.layshardware.com. Church and related activities calendar ANCHOR OF HOPE TABERNACLE West Dante, Worship Sundays at 7 p.m and Singing first Saturdays every month at 7 p.m. Cleophas Mullins is pastor. All are welcome. APOSTOLIC LIGHTHOUSE-Worship Thursdays 7 p.m. Sundays, 6:30 p.m. Hwy 65 (Mew Road) 276-467-1700. Pastor. Bryan K. Hall ARK OF FAITH CHURCH-Sunday School, 10 a.m. Worship I1 a.m.; Thurs- day, 7:30 p.m. Youth Group; from Dun- gannon Rd (Rt. 65) to Rt. 684, drive 1 V2 miles. Peggy Porter is pastor. BEAR WALLOW CHURCH-Sunday School. I0 a.m., Sunday worship, I 1 a.m. & 6 p.m.; Wed. prayer service 7 p.m. The pastor is Joe Bailey. BIBLE BAPTIST CHURCH-Sunday worship services-I I a.m., Pastor Richard Minton. Wednesday night, 7 p.m. with Terry Arney. BOND TOWN CHURCH-Coeburn. Sunday School 10 a.m.; worship, 11 a.m, and 7 p.m. Sunday; 7 p.m. Wednesday. BRICK BAPTIST CHURCH-Sunday School 10 a.m., morning worship 11 a.m., Youth Meeting, 6 p.m. BUFFALO HOLINESS CHURCH HOUSE OF REDEMPTION-Services Saturday, 7 p.m., Thursday Bible Study, 7 p.m. Pastor, Vernon Scarberry. BUFFALO HOLINESS CHURCH HOUSE OF REDEMPTION SING- ING-A singing will be at 7:30 p.m. the first Friday of each month All singers welcome. Pastor. Vernon Scarberry. CALVARY BAPTIST CHURCH- Gravel Lick, Sunday School 10 a.m., Worship I I a.m, Sunday night 6:30 p.m. Prayer meeting Wednesday, 7. p.m. Pastora Leonard Ferguson. CASTLE RUN COMMUNITY CHUR- CH-Apostolic Faith services, Sunday at 10 am. and 6 p.m. and Wednesday, 7 p.m. The Pastor is Rev. John R. Byrd. Call 762-2278. CASTLEWOOD PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH-Worship 9:45 a.m.. Sunday School, 11 a.m. 762-0569. CHERRY GROVE CHURCH-Dry Fork. Sunday School 10 a.m.., Services at I 1 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sundays Rev. Marcus Meade. 276-395-3588. CHURCH OF GOD OF PROPHECY- Sunday School 10 a,m, Worship service 11 a.m., 7 p.m., Wed. Bible Study 7 p.m. CHURCH OF MOST HIGH GOD, St. Paul, Sunday, 6 p.m.; Wednesday, 7 p.m.; Pastor Bro. Joseph Dunn. For infor- mation, call 762-0909 or 676-0622. CLEVELAND UNITED METHO- DIST CHURCH-Cleveland, Sunday School 10 a.m., worship I1 a.m., Wed- nesday Bible study 7 p.m. Primary lay- speaker is Gary Crum, Ph.D., 276-393- 3522. DELIVERANCE MINISTRY CHUR- CH, formerty known as Campbell Chapel, on Moccasin. Sunday School, I 1 a.m. Sundffy worship 6:15 p.m.; Wed- nesday worship, 7:15 p.m. Special Prayer Meeting first Tuesdays at 7:15 p.m. "DRY FORK FREEWil, I~, BAPTIST- Sunday School, I0 a.m.; Sunday worship I1 a.m., 6 p.m.; Bible Study Wed., 6:30 p.m. Pastor, D.J. Couch. EMMANUEL CHAPEL-Castlewood. Sunday services 11 am., 7 p.m.; Wed, 7 p.m. The Rew Myers Vicars, ERVIN CHAPEL FREEWILL BAPT- ST-Sunday School 10 a.m.; Sunday worship II a.m. and 6 p.m.; Wed. Bible Study 7 p.m. Fred Dingus is pastor. FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD-Dante Sunday School, 10 a.m., Sunday worship 11 a.m. and 7 p.m., and Wed., 7 p.m. The pastor is Nathaniel Maggard. FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH-St. Paul. Sunday School, 9:45; Sunday worship I ! a.m., 6:30 p.m. Rev. Mike Moore. FIRST MT. CALVARY BAPTIST CHURCH-Dante. Sunday worship 1'1 a.m., second and fouah Sundays. FORT GIBSON UNITED METHO- DIST CHURCH-Sunday School, 9 a.m: Worship 10 a.m. The Rev. Harry Layell. FULL GOSPEL REVIVALS-Han- sonville, services Saturday, 7 p.m.; Sunday, 6 p.m. GRACE BAPTIST CHURCH-Huffman Hollow, Mill Creek Road, Lebanon, Sunday School 10 a.m.; worship 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Wed. Youth Night 7 p.m. Pastor Don Bush. HAMLIN BAPTIST CHURCH-Cas- tlewood; Sunday School 10 a.m., Sunday worship I I a.m. & 6 p.m., Wednesday Bible Study 7 p.m. HIGHPOINT COMMUNITY CHUR- CH-Castlewood. Sunday School 10 a.m., worship I 1 a.m., 6 p.m. HOUSE OF PRAYER-Sunday 6 p.m., Thursday 7 p.m. Rt. 65, Castlewood. Pastor, Lawrence Hollyfield. HOUSE OF THE LORD-Little Jer- usalem, Castlewood. Sunday School 10 a.m., worship 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Thursday worship 7 p.m. Rev. Teddy G. Phillips. MARY MARTIN MEMORIAL CHURCH-Sunday School I0 a.m., worship t 1 a.m. 762-0569. MILLS CHAPEL FREEWILL BAP- TIST CHURCH-Castlewood Sunday School 10 a.m., Sunday worship I I a.m., Bible Study and Youth League Wed., 7 p.m. Pastor, Mike Patrick. MORNING STAR FULL GOSPEL CHURCH-Castlewood. Sunday School 10 a.m., Worship I 1 a.m., 6 p.m.; Wed- nesday, 7 p.m. 276-762-7812. Pastor, Woody Scott. NIT. ZION COMMUNITY APOS- TOLIC-Saturdays, 7 p.m. Hazel Moun- tain. For more information, call 276-495- 861 I. Pastor, Tommy J. Kiser. NEW CASTLEWOOD BAPTIST- Sunday School, l0 am., Sunday worship I 1 a.m.. 6 p.m.; Wed. Bible study 7 p.m. OAK GROVE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH-2M & 4"' Sundays, morning worship 10; church school II. Han- sonvill. THE PASSION PLACE-Castlewood. Worship Sunday 10 a.m., 6 p.m. Wednesday Family Bible Stud) (classes for all ages) 7 p.m.; Thursday Passion Heart Youth 7 p.m.- Friday Men's Bible Study 7 pro. For informatiou, call 276- 762-5483. PHILLIPS CHAPEl, CHURCH-West Dante, Saturday worship, 7 p.m.; Sunday School 10 a.m.: Sunday worship. I 1 a.m.: Wed. Youth Service 6 pro. Bible stud). 7 p.m. Rev. Randy Noonchester pastor. PLEASANT HILL BAPTIST-Reeds Valley Road, Castlewood. Sunday School 10 a.m., Sunday worship I I a.m. 6 p.m; Wednesday Bible study 7 p.m. For information or 24 hour prayer, call 276- 794-7754. REEDS VALLEY COMMUNITY CHURCH-Sunday School 10 a.m.. worship at I | a.m. and 6 p.m. The Rev. Konn Edwards. RINGS CHAPEL CHURCH-Sunday School 10 a.m.: Sunday worship 11 a.m.; Sunday and Wednesday nights, 6 p.m. Pastor. Tom Anderson. RIVERSIDE BAPTIST-Sunday wor- ship & Children's Church, I1 a.m," All welcome. Pastor, Rev. John Kiser. ST. MARK'S EPISCOPAL-St. Paul. Sunday worship 9 a.m.: Bible Study Wednesday, 10 a.m ST. PAUL ASSEMBLY OF GOD- Sunday School 10 a.m.. Sunday worship I1 a.m. & 7 p.m.; Wednesday, 7 p.m., Family Night (Adult Bible Study/Prayer, Missionettes and Royal Rangers) For information, call 762-7748 ST. PAUL FREEWILL BAPTIST CHURCH-Sunday School 10 a.m., Sunday worship 11 a.m. & 6 pm.: Wednesday-Prayer meeting at 6:30 ,p.m., Whetstone. Rev. Cecil Jessee, pastor. ST. PAUL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH-Sunday School 10 a.m., worship 11 a.m. The Rev. Harry LayeH ST. THERESE CATHOLIC-St. Paul. Sunday Mass 8:30 a.m. Father Mike Herbert. STRAIGHT HOLLOW FREEWILL BAPTIST CHURCH-Dante. Sunday School 10 a.m., worship 11 a.m., 7 p.m. Wednesday prayer service 7 p.m WAYSIDE ASSEMBLY-St. Paul. Saturday 7 p.m., Sunday School 10 a.m., Sunday worship 6:15 p.m., Wed., 7 p.m. Pastor, Wallace Sexton WELLS CHAPEL CHURCH-Virginia City Hollow. 'Services Thursdays and Sundays at 6 p,m. Call 762-0838 for more information. WEST DANTE COMMUNITY CHU- RCH-Sunday services I0 a.m, II a.m. and 6 p.m. The Rev. Danny Meade, pastor. BREAD OF LIFE LIBRARY The Bread of Life Library, a non- denominational Christian Library, is 1.2 miles up the Honey Branch Road. Call 762-9645. FREE CLOTHES Full Gospel Revivals Church, Hansonville, will give free clothes and food to those who need them following the Wednesday 10 a.m. service. Attend- ance at the service is mandatory to receive clothes and food. The church is beside Ken's Chrysler on Route 19. Call 889o1275 or 794-7477. FOOD BANK First Baptist Church, St. Paul, operates a Food Bank Tuesdays from 9- 11 a.m. at the church. All in need of food are Welcome. CLOTHES CLOSET The Women On Mission at First BaptiSt Church, St. Paul, open a Clothes Closet Tuesdays from 9-11. Anyone in need of clothing is welcome. FOOD DISTRIBUTION Morning Star Full Gospel Church will distribute food to the needy at the church from 9-11 &m. on fourth Saturdays at the church in Castlewood. GOSPEL SINGING A Gospel Singing will be held at 7 p.m. the first Eriday of each month at The Celebration Center, 16607 Broad Street, St. Paul. Everyone is welcome. Admis- sion is free. CLINCH VALLEY TIMES, St. Paul, VA, Thursday, January 27, 2011 Page 3 II I Topics of ruth Compliments of Pastor Jessie M. Jones 762-7963 Many places in the Bible it teaches of being set free. In Genesis we read how the Lord told Noah to build the ark. He obeyed God and when the earth was covered by water he, his wife, his sons and their wives and two of each and every animal were all that survived the flood. When Noah sent out a dove and it returned with an olive leaf, he knew the water had receded from the land. He set the dove free and the dove never returned. Then came the time when Jesus Christ came on the scene to be the only true and redeemed sacrifice to save a lost and dying You're invited to Ashes to Beauty A women's group that meets at First Assembly in Dante, 6 p,m, every third Saturday, invites others to come and .share in fel- lowship, worship and ministry- from Ashes to Beauty. For more information, call Deborah Bryant, 276-495-7879. world. As was custom, one prisoner had to be set free on the day that Jesus wascrucified. Pilate urged the people to free Jesus, but instead they insisted that Barabbas, a murderer, be freed instead 'of Jesus. Many of us are not in prison and never will be, but we are all still under the bondage of sin. But regardless of creed, color, or nationality we all have a pathway'to freedom and it is this simple -, " Follow Jesus Repent Exalf Christ Escape Hell CV'i:imes Deadlines: Editorial copy (birthdays, anniversaries, press' releases, calendar items, weddings, etc.) 4 p.m. Monday Advertising (classified and display) 12 noon Tuesday Here to serve... coucH- e HOME MEDICAL 276-762-0146 Hamilton Pharmacy I& Couch Home Medical Our pharmacy will compete with the big boysl Plus we have jewelry and watches also a wide selection of much ne0ded $1 itemsl We are buying gold and coins.Top dollar paidl Layaway jewelry for your special occasionsl Couch Home Medical can provide you with all your home medical ds. Corner of 4th Avenue and Russell St I Ph 276-762-9080 F276-762-9081 Illill I I I i Ill I .... II I I For Your Valentine Show how much you love your little Valentine by publishing his or her picture in our VALENTINE EDITION, FEBRUARY 10. 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