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Page 8 CLINCH VALLEY TIMES St. Paul, Va. Thursday, April 7, 2016 Overturned logging truck on Cheney Creek Road The Story Hour participants from J. Fred Matthews Memorial Library celebrated Easter with a party and egg hunt at A. R. Matthews park on Thursday March 24. They enjoyed having the Easter bunny join them for their party. Items of Interest... OPEN HOUSE at THE LEARNING CEN- TER The Learning Center, an inter-denominational Christian School located in Castlewood, will have an Open House on Monday, April 11 at 7:00 p.m. We are currently accepting new students for the 2016- 17 academic year. Early registration is underway. For more information 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 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" 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. Contact Phil Meeks via 328-6194 or pmeeks@vt.edu by Jess Powers At 9:34 p.m., on March 29, 2016, Emergency Responders (Dante Rescue Squad, Dante Volunteer Fire Department, Virginia State Police; Emergency Management, Virginia Department of Transportation, and tow trucks were dispatched to an overturned tractor and trailer loaded with logs on Cheney Creek Road, State Route 616, between Cleveland and Dante, VA No injuries were report- ed, but the load of logs were dumped over the side of the mountai a and 10 gal- ---Temple Hill--- From Page1 lons of diesel "fuel was released to the roadway. The roadway was re- opened at approximately 11:30 p.m., after up-right- ing and removing the truck and trailer, with remedia- tion of the diesel fuel spill. remedy inequalities and make higher education more widely available to all residents of the state. influenced legislators toever, Temple Hill School pass laws and allocate was the center of the com- funding for more and munity, [To be continued improved schools. next week] about this educational min- istry call 276-762-5700 or visit our website at www.tlclions.org. Homestead Series work- shops: 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. Contact Extension Agent Phil Meeks at 276-328-6194 or pmeeks@vt.edu. Calendar - 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 iValley Chapter #152, Order of ~Eastem Star, meets each fourth Tuesday, except for March and December, when the meetings are on the second Tuesday. All meet- iings are at 7:30 p.m. VETERANS' CLAIMS Coebtirn-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 PM. The final workshop on April 4th will cover insect and disease prob- lems in vegetable and fruit production. The work- shops are free; however, registration is required. To register for the program please contact Mandy Worrell at BlackDiamondRCD@gma il.com or 276-794-7533. A shiitake mushroom workshop is scheduled for Friday, April 8 in Big Stone 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 Meetings of the Recommendations includ- Lonesome Pine Regional ed an extension of the Library Board of school term from six to Trustees The regular monthly meeting of the Lonesome Pine Regional Library Board of Trustees will be held Thursday, April 7, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. at the Wise County Public Library. The Finance Committee will meet at 11:30 a.m. to review monthly payables. From Page 1 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 pro. 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 nine months, expanded state normal schools for the training of teachers, the creation of rural high schools within reasonable distance of all students, agricultural and industrial education programs, improved teacher training and salaries, education for students with mental and physical disabilities, and the establishment of local school improvement asso- ciations. During the next five years, additional recom- mendations would follow. These recommendations were primarily aimed at a standardized curriculum, consistent with the rest of the country. The concept of graded schools was emphasized and required course material for each grade and class was speci- fied. New guidelines for school buildings were established as well. These guidelines set forth mini- mum requirements for classroom size and window area to provide more light and air - a healthier class- room environment. For the first time, schools were required to have sanitary facilities. Sttident's hear- ing and eyesight were to be routinely tested. The Cooperative's plat- form represented a quan- tum leap in education but it was very much in keeping with the spirit of the times. The group successfully Changes began to take place throughout the state almost immediately changes that would affect- ed Russell County as well. At Temple Hill, the net result of these changes was' a new brick school build- ing which was constructed in 1909. The new two- story building featured four classrooms and a cupola on top with a bell to herald the beginning of the school day. Multiple grades were taught in each of the four classrooms by four VERY busy teachers. More than A SPECIAL NOTE TO MY FRIENDS: Have fun while helping keep our community beautiful - join with other volunteers for the Second Annual River Road Cleanup! The event lasts from 9:00 until 12:00 on Saturday morning, April 23rd. Volunteers can meet at either the St. Paul United Methodist Church or Fort Gibson United Methodist Church. Transportation will be provided to and from the cleanup site. ]r " " h" are I Exczting t rags happening in St. Pauf VA. companS Here & ?!our dlance to be apart of a restaurant and?bremenl where locals will want gather and z sitors wifl always feelat Our goal is to prorfide fresh food wiM upbeat attitudes and excel nt service! q4 e willsoon be hin:ng al[positiorL9 including Head coo Line cool@ Prep Cool wait-staff and more. Must have previous casual dining restaurant or comm rcial f itchen We are a e wor@lace! If interested send your qualifications to Carey l, Vatkins sugarhill breweo, maiLcom Subscribe to the Times! Call 276-762-7671 Railroad Injuries (FELA) - Motor Vehicle Accidents Wrongful Deaths Hunting Accidents - Injuries to Children Nursing Home Claims Pe0perty, Estate and Business Disputes - Wills, Estates, Trusts Economic Development Projects PRELIMINARY WATER AND SEWER RATE RESOLUTION WHEREAS, pursuant to Virginia Code 15.2-5136, the Castlewood water & Sewage Authority ('Authority~) wishes to establish water and sewer rates, fees and charges; WHEREAS, the Authority needs to be entirely self-sufficient and not dependent on other sources of revenue for the operational budget of the Authority; WHEREAS, USDA Rural Development and other funding agencies require that the Authority establish certain reserve accounts for the maintenance and upkeep of water and sewer system appurtenances;. WHEREAS, it is necessary that the Authority establish water and sewer rates, fees and charges in order to accomplish the above-referehced goals and requirements; NOW, THEREFORE, BE tT RESOLVED, that for the'forego!ng reasons, the AuthorEd/ hereby proposes and approves the preliminary water and sewer rates, fees and Charges, as set forth herein, as such terms are defined by the rules and regulations of the Authority: The Authority has made the following pr~)posed increases In water and sewer rates, fees and harses, on the dates as shown below: " Jmy z, 2o 6 Residential $26~50/$10.Cl0t Commercial $41,50/$13,2S~ Governmental $51.00/$12.25~ Industrial $51.00/~16.S0x $27.s6/SI0.4o $43.16] S13.78 $53.04/ ;12.75 $53.04/~17,16 ' July 1, 203~July 1, 2019 $28.66/$10,82 $29.8~4" $11,25 $44.891 $14.33$46.68/$~4~90 $ss.z61Sa3. "gST.i l$ a,;,a $SS.16/$17.8S $57.37/$18,S6 Sewer Non-User Fee: 100% of monthly minimum bill 14 day of March, 2016 Adopted this t~ Darrell John~, Chairr~n-- ATTEST~ Ro,t]Vlarkham, Executive Director t RrCt amoun b the monthly minimum bflf, for the first 2,tO0 latlons., Second amount is the price per addltlonal 1,000 gallons.