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I Buy, sell, notify, employ, through... ...The Cfassifie00. . . We are pledged to the let- ter and spirit of Virginia's and HUD's equal opport- unity housing policies. Virginia's fair housing law makes it illegal to advertise any preference, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, na- tional origin, sex, elderly- ness, familial status or handicap. This newspaper will not knowingly accept advertising for real estate that violates the fair hous- ing law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. For more information ab- out Virginia's Fair Hous- ing Law or to file a fair housing complaint, call the Virginia Fair Housing Of- fice at (804) 367-8530. Toll free call (888) 551- 3247. F. the hearing im- paired, all (804) 527- 4290. ...they work + positions require current arrange and conduct meet- FOR SALE: Propane & certification in American ings; ability to write and Natural Gas Logs and Red Cross Lifeguard submit reports, including Fireplaces, also Wood, Training. Applications will financial (grant) reports; Coal & Oil Furnaces. be accepted at the Town proficiency in Microsoft Lebanon Block & Supply Hall until Friday March Word, Excel and email. A Co. Call 889-2921. 13, 2009 at 4:00 pro. The bachelor'S degree and a 2-5-ffncgL Town of St. Paul, Virginia background in education does not discriminate in are preferred. To apply, employment based on race, submit a Commonwealth color, religion, sex, na- of Virginia Application for 'Y'our ad tional origin, political affil- Employment form no later iation, sexual orientation, than Friday, March 13, could martial status, disability 2009, to Human Resource and/or age. Office, Mountain Empire be 3-5-2tcgL Community College, 3441 Mountain Empire Road, here! HELP WANTED: Need Big StoneGap, VA24219, experienced reliable handy telephone (276) 523-2400. man to work at different The application form may jobs around our home and be accessed at property. Call 762-7604. http://i obs.state.va.us/eo- In Memory 3-12-2tpd a_p.pl.htm or obtained at any state agency. Mountain In Loving Memory of BOOKSTORE CLERK Empire Community Col- EDWARD B. RAMSEY (Administrative and Office lege is an Affirmative He- 1907- 1986 Specialist II), position tion/Equal Employment We all love you Daddy and number WA012, part-time, Opportunity Employer. still miss you. 20 hours per week, $9.65 Minorities, females, veter- Your children, per hour. Required quail- ann, and persons with dis- grandchildren, great- fications: high school abilities are encouraged to grandchildren graduate, excellent oral apply. Documents verify- 3-12-1tpd and written communication ing identity and eligibility skills, retail experience and to work in the United Card of Thanks experience in the operation States must be presented of cash registers, computer upon employment. Select- The family of Rev. J.T. skills, ability to lift and ed applicant will be subject Hartsock would like to move boxes weighing in to a background check as a thank everyone for your excess of 50 pounds. Some condition of employment, kindness and thought- evening work is required. 3-12-1tcgL fulness during the home- To apply, submit a Com- going of our dear loved monwealth of Virginia Ap- Miscellaneous for one. Whether you made a Apartments for plication for Employment Sale visit, brought food, the Rent form no later than Friday, beautiful floral arrange- March 20, 2009, to Human Resource Office, Mountain TEMPLE HILL CEME- ments or said a prayer, we thank you. Our special Empire Community Col- TERY, Castlewood. 18 thanks to Rick Elam, dec- lege, 3441 Mountain Em- plots available in prime pire Road, Big Stone Gap, section. $1100 each. Call torn, nurses and caregivers at his home, in the hos- VA24219, telephone(276) Michigan number 734- pEtals, Maple Grove and 523-2400. The application 285-3216. Mr. View Nursing Homes form may be accessed at 3-5-4tcg for the care and love given. http://jobs.state.va.us/eo- a_p_pl.htm or obtained at any FOR SALE: Garage Doors We appreciated all of the food brought to our homes state agency. MECC is an and Replacement Windows and especially to the Affirmative Action/Equal installed. Call for free esti- Employment Opportunity mate. All work guaranteed. Straight Hollow Church members who provided the Employer. Minorities, fe- Lebanon Block & Supply delicious dinner for the males, veterans, and pers- Co. Phone 889-2921. family. Thanks to the ons with disabilities are 2-5-tfncgL Castlewood Funeral Home encouraged to apply. Do- EXPANDED DOLLAR staff and Bill Crawford, cuments verifying your identity and eligibility to DEPT. Hundreds of items, Mrs. Crawford, Kelly Chaffin for the comforting work in the United States Household items, toys, must be presented upon tools, food items only $1 service and songs. We appreciate everything and each. Big M, 762-5956. employment. Selected can- 5-6-tfncgL cannot think of the proper didate will be subject to a words to express our background check as a condition of employment. FOR SALE: Full line of gratitude. May God richly Rooms for Rent 3-12-1tcgL Whirlpool Appliances, bless all of you. Parts & Service. Lebanon The Hartsock family MOUNTAIN EMPIRE Block & Supply Co. Phone Ben and Myrtle, 889-2921. Geneva Taylor, Community College. Car- 2-5-tfncgL nieces and nephews. eer Pathways Program 3-12-1tpd Coordinator. Temporary, part time, grant funded GRAY SEAL PAINT, Interior and Exterior. Let Card of Thanks position, 20 hours per week, $17.50 per hour, for us mix the perfect color for a Virginia Community you. Over !300 colors to The family of Randall RV Spots College System Adult Car- choose from. Big M, 762- Barnette would like to eer Pathways Demon- 5956. express their sincere stration Grant. The coordi- 5-6-tfncgL gratitude for the support - - given during this difficult nator will coordinate, or- time. The food, flowers, ganize and perform the SPECIAL BUY Trailer monetary gifts and most of activities in the grant Load Sale on Pre-finished all the prayers from friends which begins immediately Oak Flooring. Lebanon and neighbors have made and ends May 31, 2009. Block & Supply Co. Call this period in our family's Help Wanted Qualifications: associate's 889-2921. life a little easier. We degree; excellent organiza- 2-5-tfncgL would also like to thank tional skills; ability to the staff of Castlewood CARPETS AND RUGS. Funeral Home. It is a Free estimates on any size comfort knowing that there BUYING GOLD job. For all flooring needs, are people that offer such & Sliver, Big M, 762-5956. kindness and sweet words at Ma t Pa $ 5-6-tfncgL of encouragement. Hazel Barnette and Sharon, TRAILER LOAD SALE James, Freddie, Ronnie, on Treated Fence Post & David, Michael and Dean lx6x16 Treated Fence 3-12-1tpd Boards. Lebanon Block & ............ Supply Co. Call 889-2921. Card of Thanks 2-5-tfncgL (276) 762-5118 REWI The family of Hermon FREE ESTIMATES ...... ,,.,.+, " Eldon Brooks, Jr. "Junior," DALE'S HEATING & AIR, INC. Every Tuesday would like to say a special HEATING * COOLING * REFRIGERATION Newest CD Releases thanks to all who brought food and/or sent condo- "" SALES & SERVICE Rock, Country, Bluegrass ences either by interact, Big M Store phone DALE RASNICK, Owner k". HC 67 BOX 133 calls, cards, etc. "769 qgq6 Morning Star Full Gospel Lic. #2705-030738 gt"" DANTE, VA 2423  .... Church, Pus!or Woody WANTED TO BUY: Local Real Estate Agent Hand hewn 10gs, stone Blue Ridge Realty Chlmlle.ys alld Loretta Combs toundatmns, old Broker rns., .wh. e. RID. Sneed ba null els, Owner/Sales Associate quality pnnutive Mark Harrison furniture, old local Local Sales Associate I)h I)]IS. Work # 762-0202 0t0gra Home # 762-5456 Call 762-7500 Firm License # 0226007282 Houses for Sale or Rent HOUSE FOR RENT: 3 BR, Castlewood area. Verifiable income, refer- ences and rental applica- tion required. 762-5261. l-8-tfncg FOR RENT: Brand new apartments available for rent in Lebanon. Call 889- 2410, 9 to 5 Monday thru Friday. 12-11-tfncg APARTMENTS FOR RENT: Two bedrooms. Castlewood area. 762- 7533, 356-3701 or 619- 3701 7-24-tfncg Mobile Homes for Sale or Rent FOR RENT: Mobile home, located in St. Paul, VA. References and deposit. No pets. Call 762-7159. 12-11-tfncg ROOMS FOR RENT in St. Paul. 3 miles to power plant. All utilities, phone, TV included. Call 276- 762-5838. 3-12-2tpd RV SPOTS FOR RENT, full hook-ups. Private lot. 276-275-7667 or 276-328- 2455. 12-25-tfncg SUMMER EMPLOY- MENT OPPORTUN- ITIES. The Town of St. Paul, Virginia is accepting applications for the follow- ing positions: Swimming Pool Manager, Pool Con- cessions Manager, and Lifeguards. All positions require current CPR Certi- fication, and Lifeguard (276) 762-5172 CLINCH VALLEY TIMES, St. Paul, VA, Thursday, March 12, 2009 Page 7 Scott, Pastor Marvin Cain. Robbie White and the church choir were instru- mental in the memorial service/celebration of his life and accomplishments. We would like to extend a special thanks to Pastor Rick Herald from Trinity Assembly of Cedar Bluff for his support durifig our trying time. We would also like to recognize and thank Ray Smith, dispatcher from E-Dillon and Rick Brooks, longtime friend of the family, for their moving tributes to Junior. We would like to express our most sincere thanks to everyone who shared in our grief, whether it be by a hug, a handshake, words of kindness, a phone call, or most importantly, pray- ers. May God Bless and Be with each and every one of you. The family of Hermon Eldon Brooks, Jr. THE ROCK THAT 1 LEANED ON He had those gorgeous piercing blue eyes that reminded me of diamonds. From the first memory that I have of him he had gray hair. Not so much due to age in his case, but more likely attributed to gene- tics. His hair was always perfect, never a strand out of place. Neatness was a quality that you couldn't help but notice about him; he took great pride in his looks. He seemed to me to be as tall as a tree at 6 foot 1 inch. He was solid as a rock to go along with his height. Years of weight lifting had seen to that. He was 250 pounds of pure muscle or so it always appeared to me. He was one of those people any normal person would choose to stay on the good side of. I was extremely glad he was my cousin. He looked big and mean, but that's all it was, a show. Underneath all that braun was a truly good man with an awesomely huge heart. He sometimes liked to throw his weight around, but only in the weight room. He was meek as a kitten otherwise. Quiet and proud, that is how I would describe Junior. He was never the kind to boast or even to join in a conversation unless he was specifically invited. He never had a lot to say, but when he spoke it was important. He was a person I drew strength from by just being in the same room with him. He made anyone who was around him feel like they were important. Licensed in 2008 as a preacher he had started his own ministry. Breaking Point Ministries was the product of a mistake he had made in his life. The exact nature of what happened is not as important as the fact that it helped him to get out of a rut that his life had fallen into and to continue on the path God had set him on years ago. He finally submitted to the calling that had been there all the time, but had been pushed aside. He was a very patient man. He taught a Bible study class once that tions and ask if there were any more. He did event- ually change tactics a little bit though and instead of asking if there were any questions he would say "OK, Amanda, what's the first one?" He always had that little grin on his face when he asked, to let me know that he was OK with it, he just knew me that well. I would fire away and he would answer them as best he could. If there was question that he did not know the answer to right away, which were few and far between, he would say, "I'11 see what I can come up with." By the next class b.g would have researched it and have the answer that I had asked for. He always made sure that I under- stood that he did not have all of the answers. Some- times he had to remind people that he had flaws, too. He never failed to do so, though. He was always a lot more critical of himself than anybody else was of him. He never measured up to this own expectations. Herman Eldon Brooks, Jr., was the rock that I believed would weather all storms. He was my answer man, my strength, and the one person that I thought would be here to help me through all the tough times of my life, with a word or maybe just a pat on the back with those big strong hands. His strength was available for everyone but himself. I always felt like no one could ever hurt Junior, he was too big and strong, almost invincible. 1 thought God was the only one that could take Junior away from this earth. I was wrong. On the morning of February 24, 2009 Junior Brooks ended his own life. For as much as he pro- tested and reminded everyone that he was not perfect the one person that he forgot to convince of that was himself. Never wonder- never doubt- our family loved him uncon- ditionally for who and what he was. 3-12-1tpd Notice COPPER RIDGI/HIGH POINT WATER LINE EXTENSION A Community Meeting will be held on March 12, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. at the Copper Creek Fire Hall. If you are interested in hav- ing public water service in your area or have questions about the potential project, please try to attend this meeting. This meeting is a follow up to the meeting held on February 17, 2009. Please pass the word on to your neighbors. It is very important that we deter- mine if the interest of the citizens in the community is adequate to support a project to extend public water service to their homes. The amount of in- terest expressed by the citizens of the area will likely determine how qui- ckly this project is pursued by the Castlewood Water & Sewage Authority. 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