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Page 8 CLINCH VALLEY TIMES St. Paul, Va. Thursday, March 24, 2016 Virginia prisoners to be eligible for college credit classes VADOC is Nation's Only Correctional Entity to Hold ACE CREDIT Recommendations Castlewood Pack 412 held their annual Pinewood Derby on March 5. Pictured, left to right, are the top finishers: Kyle Auville, 2nd place; Bryson Chaney, 1st place; Matt Gibson, 3rd place and Adam Gibson, winner of the "Coolest Car Award." The top three finishers qualified to participate in the District Derby to be held in Grundy during April. Visit the library and check out a book today ...... The fog of war by James g. Blight We all make mistakes. We know we make mis- takes. I don't know any military commander, who is honest; who would say he has not made a mistake. There's a wonderful phrase: "the fog of war". What the fog of war" means is: war is so com- plex it's beyond the ability of the human mind to com- prehend all of the vari- ables. Our judgment, our understanding, are not ade- quat5e. And we kill people unnecessarily. Visit our school website for updates at http://chs.russell.k 12.va.us. / and check us out of Facebook! Visit http://www.cum- berlanddistrictva.org/for a current listing of Blue Devil sports' schedules. Support the Blue Devils by joining the Booster Club. Meetings held the first Monday of each month at 6 p.m. Breakfast $1.60, reduced $.30; Lunch $2.50, reduced $.40; Adults $2.10 (breakfast) and $3.10 (Lunch) After School and Morning Remediation-- Also, students and parents are reminded that Morning i Remediation, After School, and Opportunity School is now available to all Castlewood High School students. A calendar is given to all students detail- ing the times, locations, and activities for the month. Transportation and a free snack are provided each day. Morning remedi- ation is open to all CHS students 7:30 to 8:30 Monday through Friday. Students should listen to announcements for sched- ule changes--Library Open (M/W/F 7:30-8:30); Earth Science Remediation (All Students) (T/TH 7:30- 8:30---Couch Room 113); English Remediation (All Students) (M-F--Altizer Room 126); Social Studies Remediation (All Students) (M/W 7:30-8:30-- Marshall Room 201) (T/TH 7:30-8:30 Rasnick Room 203); Math Remediation (All Students) (T/W/T/F 7:30-8:30-- Higgins Room 107); Math Remediation (All Students) (T/TH 7:30-8:00--Austin Room 112); ( Technology Lab (All Students) (M-F 7:30-8:30--Allen Room 218). Thursday, March 24--Little Miss Castlewood mandatory registration 5-7pm. Applications & $35 entry fee due at registration. Thursday, March 24---Lunch: Pizza, veggie strips, seasoned corn, fruit, milk. Friday, March 25-- Good Friday! Friday, March 26--- Lunch: Hamburgers, baked wedge fries, lettuce/pickle spear/onion/tomato, fruit, milk. Sunday, March 27--Easter! Thursday, March 28-Friday, April 1----Spring Break (If days missed added to the end of the school year does not extend past June 10, 2016.) Thursday, April 7- April 10--FBLA State Leadership Conference in Reston, Virginia Thursday, April 7- Little Miss Castlewood mandatory registration 5- 7pm. Applications & $35 entry fee due at registra- tion. Thursday, April 14- April 16--Model General Assembly (MGA), Richmond, Virginia Wednesday, April 20--Senior Capand Gown Pictures will be taken. Monday, May 30---- Memorial Day for teachers and staff Thursday, March 31--Varsity Softball at Lee High at 4:30. JV Softball at Lee High at 6:00. Saturday, April 2-- State Forensics Tournament. Monday, April 4-- Varsity Baseball at Patrick Henry at 6:00. Tuesday, April 5-- Varsity Baseball at Richlands at 5:00. Thursday, April 7-- Tennis at Eastside at 4:00. Wednesday, April 6--Track at Eastside at 4:00. Saturday, April 9-- Varsity Baseball Tournament at Bland at 1:30. Monday, April 11- Varsity Baseball Tournament at Bland at 5:00. Thursday+ April 14--Varsity Basebal! Tournament at Bland at 5:00. Friday, April 15- Varsity Baseball at Eastside at 5:00. Friday, April 15- Little Miss Castlewood Pageant at 7:00. Admission is $5.00. Baby Miss, Tiny Wee Miss, Tiny Miss, Toddler Miss, Wee Miss, Jr. Little Miss and Little Miss Castlewood. Ages are 0 Months to 7th Grade. Saturday, April 16 Varsity Baseball Tournament at Bland. Tuesday, April 19--Varsity Baseball at Rye Cove at 5:00. Wednesday, April 20--Senior Cap and Gown Pictures and Senior Superlative pictures will be taken. Saturday, April 23--Prom at the Heartwood in Abingdon. Calendar - From Page 1 or fullerjr1942@ 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 the Coeburn 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 a.nd 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 conceming 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 DrugAbuseSolution.com 3ittatt4o3 Governor Terry Governor McAuliffe. "Thischoices through educa- McAuliffe announced thatnew program will build on tion." Virginia will become the that success by helpingr VADOC students may only state in the nation to inmates prepare for suc- receive ACE CREDIT for offer state prisoners col- cessful futures by getting a the following courses: lege credit for five career start on a college education Introduction to Business, and technical education while they serve their Business and Software courses recommended by time." Applications, Commercial the American Council on "This is a significant Arts & Design, Computer- Education's College Credit step forward as Virginia's Aided Drafting, and Recommendation Service reentry efforts progress, Digital Print Production. (ACE CREDIT). one that promises a For more than 30 years, ACE CREDIT recom- brighter, safer colleges and universities mendations enable learners Commonwealth for all of have trusted ACE CREDIT to submit an ACE tran- us," said Secretary of to provide reliable course script for completed cours- Public Safety and equivalency information to es to higher education Homeland Security Brian facilitate their decisions to institutions for evaluation Moran. "Offenders who award academic credit. For as potential transfer credit take these classes are more information, visit the in a degree program, much working hard while they're ACE CREDIT website at as they would from a tradi- behind bars to ensure their www.acenet.edu/credit. tional institution of higher success when they get out."Founded in 1918, ACE learning. Decisions about "Our teachers and prin- is the major coordinating acceptance of credit are cipals in the prison system body for all the nation's made by individual col- have worked very hard to higher education institu- leges and universities, make this happen," said tions, representing more "Virginia's DepartmentHarold Clarke, Director of than 1,600 college and uni- of Corrections is a national the Virginia Department of versity presidents and more leader in preparing offend- Corrections. "Many of than 200 related associa- ers to reenter society and Virginia's offenders are tions nationwide. lead productive lives," said learning to make better Combined college bands to perform at Paramount Center On March 31, 2016, King University and Virginia Highlands Community College (VHCC) will combine to present an evening of instrumental music at the Paramount Center for the Arts located at 518 State Street in Bristol, Tenn. The evening will begin with the 250 Jazz Ensemble from King University under the direction of Lonny Finely, director of bands and instrumental activities at King. The ensemble will perform a program of Jazz standards and pop tunes made popular by Count Basle, Duke Ellington, and other Jazz greats. Joining.the 250 Jazz Ensemble will be the King University Jazz Choir under the direction of Ms. Shea Clay, assistant pro- fessor of Music at King. The 250 Jazz Ensemble will be followed by the combined Symphonic Band, which is made up of students from King and VHCC. This is their second collaborative concert of the academic year. The Symphonic Band is under the direction of Jay Oberfeitinger from Virginia Highlands Community College and Lonny Finley from King University. General Admission is $5 at the door; students and faculty 'holding King or VHCC ID will be admitted free. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Items of Interest... CASTLEWOOD HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1966 is planning a 50 year class reunion for June 24-25. For more informa- tion call 276-794-9650 or 276-738-8450. Homestead Series workshops: 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 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. On March 28th Dr. Straw will be sharing infor- mation on small fruit pro- duction. The final work-research. For more infor- shop on April 4th will mation on our book, cover insect and diseasegenealogy days, or JGS, problems in vegetable andplease visit our fruit production. Thewebsite,jgstn.wordpress.co workshops are free; how- ever, registration is required. To register for the program please contact Mandy Worrell at BlackDiamondRCD@ gma il.com or 276-794-7533. The Southwest Virginia Regional Jail Authority Board meeting will be held ai 10:30 a.m., on Tuesday, March 29, 2016, at the Russell County m, or email, Gene Hurdt, jgs 1990@centurylink.net or Chad Bailey, chad- fredb@gmail.com. A shiitake mushroom workshop is scheduled for Friday, April 8 in Big Stone Gap beginning at 2:00pm. A $10 fee per person will be charged. Mail your reg- istration fee, made payable to "Virginia Cooperative Extension - Wise County" Conference Lebanon, Virginia. The Jonesborough Genealogical Society will host its March Genealogy Day on Saturday, March 26th at 9:30 am at the Chester Inn Board Room. This meeting will be about how to start your DNA r Center, by April 4 to Wise County Extension Office, P. O. Box 1156, Wise 'VA 24293. The workshop is limited to the first 15 paid registra- tions. For more informa- tion contact Phil Meeks via 328-6194 or pmeeks@vt.edu. ! 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