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Page 8 CLINCH VALLEY TIMES St. Paul, Va. Thursday, March 10, 2016 Saint Paul Elementary news by Jacob Sawyers The St. Paul Elementary" Pre-K Round-Up! As the grueling snow is beginning to go away for a While, spring is almost just around the comer. At SPES, spring typically sig- nals for the dreadful SOLs, but in this situation it calls for the annual Pre-K Round-UpI It is one of the most important events of the year, as it ensures the ifext generation of our school. The young ones that walk through those doors next Tuesday repre- sent a new frontier for the advancement of SPES. The Round-Up will be on March 15th from 1-3 P.M. and then on the same day from 4-6. Your young, bright child must be 4 years old by September 30th of this year in order to register. I hope that this article spreads the word and creates a sense of awareness to this key event for our school year. If you and your child attend, please try to bring other names that are eligi- ble for the class as well as their phone numbers and physical addresses to give us Points of Contacts. To keep the school as exuber- ant as it is now, we need a future. These children that .come through the doors of SPES Tuesday, whether they know it or not, are the future of SPES and more importantly the communi- ty. They are going to be the problem solvers, the world leaders, the doctors look- ing for cures, and the active citizens of the U.S. So when the doors are opened Tuesday, a new world opens for the kids, a world engaging them in learning. Lecture features French artist Rodin at UVa-Wise March 24 Professional photogra- pher Jeffrey W. Allison will visit Wise on Thursday, March 24 for a lecture enti- tled "Rodin: Studio of a Genius," sponsored by Pro- Art Association. The lecture is at 7 p.m. in the Chapel of All Faiths at UVa-Wise. Admission is free for all. Allison's lecture explores the unique life and work of French artist Auguste Rodin, the great- est sculptor of the 19th and early 20th centuries. Rodin completely revi- talized the very language of sculpture with his pas- sion for the creative act. Allison, Paul Mellon Collection Educator and Manager, Statewide Programs and Exhibitions at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, will discuss Rodin's techniques, mate- rials, models, assistants, and the extraordinary working process behind some of the artist's greatest I works. This program is partial- ly supported by the Virginia Commission for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts. It is organized by the Office of Statewide Partnerships of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond, and supported by the Paul Mellon Endowment. For information or assistance for persons with special needs, call Pro-Art at 276/376-4520. II i ,- -- -- -- From Page 1 , --Darius King wills his height to Richard Lee Hale. --Betty Ann Robinson wills her Bristol boy friends to Peggy Jessee. --Mildred Salyer wills her figure to Anna Kate Ring. --Gerald Hemdon wills his dictionary to Joe Burke. --John Osborne wills the tail light of his truck to Junior Biggs. --Billy Honaker wills his dollar watch to Elizabeth Cox. --Bill Robinson wills his perfect manners to those students in school "who need them. --Marvis White wills his :bow tie to Ruth Powers. --Gaines Skeen wills his laonchalant ways in. typing to W. H. Nuckles. --Helen Smith wills her beauty to Joyce Meade. --Randall Sargent wills his ability to give the wrong answers in Bookkeeping to Billy Hartsock. --Jean Burke wills her knowledge of grammar to Elmer Johnson, who prom- ises to use it at least some of the time. --Frances Wohlford wills her ways with blonde, curly headed men to Dorothy King. --Frances Johnson wills her last name to any Frances who will have it. --Harry Bratton wills his store of information to Joanne Dickenson. --Thelma Castle wills her disposition, good or bad, to Mary Ellen Fields. --Katherine Counts wills her love of Frank Sinatra to Frances Lee Searcy. --Peggy Gose wills her rides home from the ball game to Christine Keith. --Zelma Couch wills her timidity to James Robinson and Harold Hawkins. --Dorothy Willis wills her "courting seat on the bus" to Hubert Hale and Cody Home. --Stafford Skeens wills his "Hope" to Clayton Charm. --Margaret King wills her plans for matrimony to Lillian Fugate. --Hazel Huff wills her freckles to N. C. Johnson. :Virginia Sheriffs' Scholarship program Sheriff Ronnie Oakes would like to announce a college scholarship oppor- tunity made available through the Virginia Sheriffs'Institute. The Virginia Sheriffs' Scholarship program was established to provide an opportunity for young peo- ple across Virginia to pur- sue an education in crimi- nal justice. Accordingly, the Board of Directors has established the application process for students to receive scholarships to assist in their educational endeavors. The scholar- ships are available only to students in jurisdictions where sheriffs participated in scholarship fundraising efforts. This program is limited to students attend- ing Virginia colleges and universities. Please go to the Virginia Sheriffs' Institute website at https://vasheriffsinstitute.o rg/scholarship/ for direc- tions on how to apply. Calendar From Page 1 or fullerjr 1942@ yahoo.com. JOIN THE FRIENDS-Join the Friends of J. Fred Matthews Memorial Library and help pro- mote the improvement of facili- ties and services of the library. Send name, address and phone number, with a $5 membership gift, to J. Fred Matthews Memorial Library, P.O. Box 1976, St. Paul, VA 24283. Please make checks payable to Friends of the J. Fred Matthews Memorial Library. EASTERN STAR-Clinch Valley Chapter #152, Order of Eastern Star, meets each fourth Tuesday, except for March and December, when the meetings are on the second Tuesday. All meet- ings are at 7:30 p.m. VETERANS' CLAIMS Coebum-A Dept. of Veterans Services representative will assist clients and answer questions at ihe Coebum VFW Post from 9am-3:30 pm third Thursdays except June. COMMUNITY CENTER- The West Dante Community Center meets at 7 pm first Mondays. For more information please call 495-8473. FREE HIV TESTING-Health Departments in the Lenowisco Health District offer free confi- dential HIV testing throughout the year. For information, call Wise County 318-8000; Lee Co. Health Dept. 276-346-2011; or Scott Co. Health Dept. 276-386- 1312. FREE GED CLASSES-Free GED classes are offered at the Oxbow Family Investment Center, St. Paul, Mondays and Wednesdays from 8:30 am-12 noon. Glenna McReynolds is the teacher. Call 1-800-422-3433. GED ONLINE-The Regional Adult Education Program is offer- ing free GED Classes online. This service is for qualifying and adult learners, with or without their own home computers, in Lee, Scott and Wise counties and the City of Norton. For more infor- mation, call GED Online Coordinator Marci Gore, 1-800- 422-3433 (in Scott County 386- 2433). GED TESTING-GED Testing is available Monday through Thursday and on Saturdays at the Wise Co. Altemative Education Center, Wise. Call 276-328-8612 for information concerning GED testing. DANTE LIVES ON-The Dante Lives On Board meets at 6:00 pm 3rd Tuesdays at the Dante Museum with the Community Meeting following at 7:00 pm. BOOK DISCUSSION-Book Discussion Group One of the J. Fred Matthews Memorial Library meets fourth Thursdays (except November and December are combined in early December) at the Riverside Diner at 6 pm. NARCONON COUN- SELING- Narconon would like to remind families that the use of addicting drugs is on the rise, take steps to protect your family from drug use. If you know anyone who is struggling with drug addiction get them the help they need. Call for a free brochure on the signs of addiction for all drugs. Narconon also offers free screenings and referrals. 800-431-1754 or DrugAbusesolufion.com Enrollment is open for 2016 YADAPP Summer Leadership For more than three decades, enthusiastic teams of Virginia youth have con- vened for a week in the summer to brainstorm ways to inspire their peers to keep their schools and communities alcohol an drug-free. The Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) has opened enrollment for its annual summer leader- ship conference, the Youth Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Project (YADAPP), which has given rise to many innova- tive and collaborative pro- grams over the years to promote Safer and healthier lifestyles. This year's con- ference is set for July 18- 22 arLongwood University in Farmville. Virginia high school teams of four student lead- ers with at least one adult sponsor are encouraged to attend this five-day confer- ence. Enrollment costs $300 per team ($60 per person) until April 30. The price then increases to $400 per team until the July 1 enrollment deadline. The fee includes lodging and meals at Longwood University and all confer- ence materials for four stu- dents and one adult for the entire week. Orliine enroll- ment is available at www.yadapp.com. Conference participants tackle difficult and perva- sive issues like underage drinking and drug use they and their peers face in their schools and communities. Youth from across the commonwealth gather to work together creating plans to deter those high- risk behaviors during the coming school year. "Virginia's youth need a safe and drug-free environ- ment to achieve personal success and build strong communities," said Virginia ABC Chairman Jeffrey Painter. "This youth-led conference is an inspiring and effective means for some of our youngest leaders to take a stand and create positive change in their schools and communities. We applaud their courage and commit- ment to making a differ- ence." Since its inception in 1984, YADAPP has strived to develop youth peer lead- ership that fosters preven- tion of high school sub- stance use at the state and local levels. The Wise County Sheriff's Office reports the following activities for the period of 02/22/2016 through 02/28/2016. Wise Central Dispatch received a total of 1,621 calls for this seven-day period. Of the total calls received 363 were dis- patched to the Sheriff's Office Total number of Domestic calls for this period was 6. Criminal Process for this period: Served 39 Felony Warrants, 29 Misdemeanor Warrants, 0 DUI Arrests. Civil Process Served: 619 Civil Papers Traffic Accidents: 9 7 Additional Criminal Investigations were initiat- ed and 32 Cleared by Arrest. Sheriff's Office provid- ed 256 man-hours of Court Room Security. Unlocked Vehicles: 27 Escorted Funerals: 7 The Sheriff's Office Total Transport for this period: 6 Total Transport Hours: 41.25 2,481 Visitors to Courthouse. Items of Interest... The 1962 Castlewood High School Class is plan- ning their 54 year reunion July 1 and July 2, 2016. A planning meeting will be held at the Oxbow Center in St. Paul, VA on Wed., Mar. 9 at 1:00 p.m. Call 276-973-6355 for more details. Homestead Series workshops: March 10- Apple Grafting workshop. Materials fee $20. March 17-Backyard Poultry; April 21-Back Country Navigation Using a Map and Compass; May 19- Edible Wild Plants; June 16-Amateur Radio. Workshops are free and open to the public For more information or to reg- ister contact Extension Agent Phil Meeks at 276- 328,6194 or pmeeks@vt.edu. Workshops sponsored by: Virginia Cooperative Extension-Wise County and Norton Community Center-Norton Parks & Recreation. The Jonesborough Genealogical Society will host a Genealogy Help Night on Thursday March 10, 2016, from 6 pm to 8 pm at the Washington County Tennessee Public Library, 200 Sabin Drive, Jonesborough, TN. The Black Diamond RC&D will be conducting a series of workshops for vegetable growers. The workshops will be con- ducted in Lebanon on March 8, 21, 28, and April 4, 2016 from 6:00 to 8:30 PM. The first workshop will be a presentation on organic vegetable produc- tion from Dr. Richard Moyer. The March 21st presentation will be from Dr. Allen Straw covering a variety of vegetable pro- duction topics. On March 28th Dr. Straw will be shar- ing information on small fruit production. The fmal workshop on April 4th will cover insect and disease problems in vegetable and fruit production. The workshops are free; how- ever, registration is required. To register for the program please contact Mandy Worrell at BlackDiamondRCD@ grna il.com or 276-794-7533. 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