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Page 4 CLINCH VALLEY TIMES, St. Paul, VA, Thursday, April 15, 2010 Miranda Nicole Dutton and Jason Duran Dutton Miss Dutton and Mr. Dutton to exchange vows May 1 Jason Duran Dutton and Miranda Nicole Dutton would like to announce their engage- ment and forthcoming wedding ceremony, The bride is the daughter of Cecil Joe and Tammy Lynne Long ,of High Point in Castle- wood. The groom is the son of Harold and Peggy Dutton of Castlewood Heights, Castle- wood. The ceremony will be held at the Riverside Baptist Church of Castlewood at three o&apos;clock in the afternoon on Saturday, May 1. A reception will follow at the Eastern Star Building in St. Paul. All friends, family and Masonic Brothers are invited to attend. Russell County holds Pre-K & kindergarten registration All elementary schools in physical exam prior to the regis- Russell County will take appli- tration date, so that the child can cations for the voluntary Title be officially registered. The IO four-year-old program (Pre- physical examination form, K) and regis'nmng kindergarten MCH ,21:. be :obtained at students for the 2010-2011 your schooi, inline at school year on the dates listed /www.doe.viia-gov/supDort/ below from 9 a.m. until 11:30 health medical/school entrance .m. on each day listed. To be form/school entrance form. €ligible for the Pre-IK program, PDF or by visiting our webs|re4 a: student must reach his/her :' at http://www.russell fourth birthday by september and clicking on "Enrollment in 30, 2010. Students who reach eir fifth birthday by Septem- Ber 30, 2010, must enroll in lindergarten. Kindergarten is a r¢quired program for students Who .are five years oidprior to September 30. : • To register, a parent must go the school that his/her child will attend, and complete all ne- cessary paperwork. The parent should bring the Child's birth Virginia Public Schools." The dates and places of re- gistration follow: April 20--Copper Creek Ele- mentary School, 276-794-9306. April 21--Belfast Elementary School, 276-880-2283. April 22--Cleveland Elemen- tary School; 276:889-6534. April 23-,Lebanon Primary School, 276-889-4507. April 26--Givens Elementary ppalachian Strings at Country Cabin The Country Cabin, located in Norton on The Crooked Road Music Trail will feature Appala- chian Strings on Saturday, April 17. Admission for the night is $5 for adults (12 and over) and $1 for children 2-11. Each Saturday night, from 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm. live S bluegrass music from the best m j" local bands is featured. Dancing / includes clogging, two-step, free- style, broom dances and cake walks. Local musicmns are welcome to play halftime breaks. The Country Cabin is located . one and one-half miles west of Norton (between Norton and Appalachia). Watch for signs. Events at the Country Cabin are sponsored by Appalachian Traditions, Inc., a non-profit organization. No alcohol is permitted. For more information, call 276-679-3541. Jam sessions are held each Tuesday night at 7:00 p.m. Free admission. All musicians and spectators welcome. Learning (',enter /' ( bpen House The Learning Center, an interdenominational Christian school located in Castlewood, will hold an Open House on Thursday, April 15, at 6 p.m. More information about the educational ministry will bg available as well as an opportu- nity to visit the classrooms. Student applications for the 2010-2011 academic year will also be available. For more information, call 276-762-5700. Local youth enlists in Marine Corps Travis Arron Blake Lawson recently enlisted in the United States Marine Corps Delayed Entry Program. This program allows prospective recruits the opportunity to get personal affairs in order, and become better physically and mentally prepared before departing for Recruit Training. During recruit training, Pfc Lawson will learn military cus- toms and courtesies, first aid and a variety of 'military related subjects. Marine Corps "boot camp" is a rigorous training per- iod, both physically and mentally, designed to enhance raw talent and create the moral discipline required of all Marines. After. graduation, new Marines learn their occupation specialties at formal schools and gain further knowledge from on- SIGN GRADUATION PLEDGE...The eighth grade class at Castlewood High School signed a commitment pledge to Graduation 2014 on Wednesday, April 7. During the assembly, Guidance Counselor Linda Cassell discussed the students' schedules for their freshmen year. Principal Scotty Fletcher explained the peldge. Each student was asked to sign a banner signifying his or her commitment to graduate. The banner, provided by Herff Jones, will be entrusted to the class president each year until graduation. The banner is now on display in the 8 th grade hallway of Castlewood High School. Mid-Atlantic Garden Faire signals Springtime Do you love beautiful flower gardens? Have you dreamed of growing your own fruits and vegetables? Do you want to add value and curb ap- peal to your home? Want answers to lawn and garden pro- blems that plague you? The Washington County Master Gar- deners have the answers! The 13 th annual Mid-Atlantic Garden Faire will bring together every- thing savvy gardeners need to awaken their gardens and coax beautiful flowers and food from the earth. On April 16, 17 and 18, join the Washington County Master Gardeners at the Southwest Vir- ginia Higher Education Center located in historic Abingdon. Drive down One Partnership Circle to discover a haven of gardening delights where garden enthusiasts will find those need- ed treasures to awaken any out- door space. At the Garden Faire, occasional or serious gardeners will find what they have been searching for to grow a beautiful flower and vegetable garden. This year's theme, "Grow Your Own" reflects Master Gar- deners heightened awareness of the need for a nore economica- lly and ecologically friendly garden space. Our Garden Mar- ketplace will be filled with eve- rything under the sun for the discernifig gardener. Vendors from across the Southeast will display seeds, bulbs, exotic and unusual flowers, native and heir- loom plants, shrubs, trees. U- nique tools, outdoor furniture, will be displayed at the festive marketplace. The Mid-Atlantic Garden Faire promises educational op- portunities to gardeners to learn about all areas of the garden and landscape. More than 35 hours of garden[-related programs are included with the price of ad- mission. For the daily admission of $5 or run-of-show $10 pass, entertaining, educational oppor- tunities abound. Nationjally acclaimed ex- perts, Mike McGrath and Ester Davis, will headline, the educa- tional speakers. Mike McGrath, host of the nationally syndicated NPR program "You Bet Your Garden," an hour of "chemical- free horticultural hijinks" tops the line-up. Mike's books, mag- azine and newspaper artMes have earned him awards and re- spect throughout the gardening community. Another t'ealured speaker is floral artist Ester [)a- vis. Her book, "Sensational Dried Flowers," is the most comprehensive text published on flower drying. Abingdon Garden Club member Patte r"edmund commented, "Her dried flower arrangements are the most beautiful 1 have ever seen. They look real!" The Faire is a must for all visitors who want to visit the rain gardens in Abingdon. On Friday, the one and a half tour is sure to delight both seasonal gardeners and novices. The rain garden combines the beauty of native vegetation with the add- ed benefit of soaking up rain- directionjs. The Plant Clinic is just the place to rnect l?icnds and solve those nagging problems that plagued the garden last year. Visitors can pose queries to the trained Matcr Gardener there ready to help. After all that work solving garden problems, relax at the (;arden CafG, where a delectable menu filled with treats can satisfy any hunger and thirst. Finish the culinary expe- rience the Latte Loft. Relax and sip a cup of fresh brewed coffee or savor homemade muffins. Discover creative table set- ting ideas tbr entertaining at the Table Top Competition. Be in- spired by causal and formal de- co-rative table settings. The innovative table setting designs are accentuated with exquisite floral arrangements created by local garden club members and enthusiasts. Before leaving the garden, don't miss Frank Renault's spec tacular collection of floral photographs. "If you are dreaming of a per- fect garden, breathtaking land- \\;scaping, and gracious outdoor living spaces, the Garden Faire is the place to make all of your gardening dreams come true," said Margie Munsey, Garden Fair€ Chairperson. [ EMERGENCY? Dial 911 . _ ,..  _ ornamental iron, floral and pot- water to reduce runoff from '° vie Lawson was enusteu oy  - - •  • and immunization record and a April 27--Honaker Elementa- Ssgt. Ellis from Recruiting ring supplies and much more r°:lt; he O drlfvwaYSo" nbbOsOlrleftO; g}ji , completed physical examination ry School, 276-873-6301 i!i!iN :i!' i Substation Wise located at 131 g form (MCH 213F). Immuniza- Plaza Road Suite 5 Wise, VA c. "r " -" '  "" ! MovieHotline2''2 i lions against mumps, rubella, For more information, call 1:. gaul Elementary honor roll • Located in Downtown Nodon, VA • measles, German measles, Ull t A'wwu Ul I (276) 679-1621. Larry Greear, principal of for the fourth six weeks of the "- : whooping couth, tetanus, diph- speed limit! I [-- " hasSaint announcedPaUl Elementarythe namesSCh°°l'of schoolGRADEYear• 3: All A's-- ". i__ .......... ': : : : __ l theria, polio, Hepatitis B, a d ,-, • "  " • / ,SAltY: 4:20- 7:20-q:40 PM| " chicken pox are required. All I5e especially caretul students whose work has earned Meredith Hamilton, Dakota . [ etSn0HnHlaS r,  • •  SAt SUN: 1:30 -4:20 / • students are required to have a at intersections which, " "  them placement on the honor roll Helbert, Logan Horner. First •" ,._____/ 7:20 ." ihysicai examination before ......... ...................... .... " ........................ Honor Roll-Brittany Crewe, ; f ....... n ; they can enter school. Parents nave no traInc llgnl:sl II-- Hannah Ingle, Joshua Levy, ° | IqAItY: 4:45- 7:00- 25 pM I • I/ ._..._. Jordan Rasnick, Jasmyne Turnerl ° / ,,, SUN:I'2:0" 4:45 I • are encouraged to make every Observe stop signs! I/ e O:11/,.. Second Honor Roll--Eric : [ ......  : effort to have the child given a  ;1/ - lOU/l,'.] , Dupuie, Zachary Helbert, Jenna • ( ,wig • !1/ A .11[' ll,,,Li Hess, Megan Long, Ethan ° / tlAIL¥:4:55 °7:05°9:20pM I • I ° [ SAT-SUN: 12:20 o 2:40 - 4:55 I • Ernle's Dn ; and Gifts !1/ 'll II 1,00'l I Plumley, Selena Powers, Jill|an • [ 7:05.:20p l: !1| JlL I  I Ramsey, Belle Roten. • (__ DEAT-ATAFUNERAL • Phone 762-5800 Er] i Keilh, Pharmacisl I I/  • = • l Ill| GRADE 4: All A's--Ben •• 1 | SATOAILY:4:40"7:25"9:35PMsoN: 12:25" 2:45 °4:40 II ." Your hometo n pharlllaCy I !1/ Ig l[l..lll p I Broyles, llayden Linkous, Jayme • / 7:25-:35PM j • I1" ,,... o%leadl ,t'z[ab,o.d ,¢,dt S'=ti, o Salyers. First Honor Roll--Emily •- -r tcss, " ° LOCATEDBES )EFOODCI I/r"* r '  Lee, Will Lunsford, Dylan :[ A,¥:5:00-7:30-a:50PM : I/ Winslow, Hunter Wright. Second : |. s^r SUNT:a012 00 ": 0:502:30"PM 5:00 •• ! Pharmacy& Your Health I/ Honor Roll--Aaron Burton, °- • I/ Vt'llO /t%t"A/ Aspen Hess, Makia Phillips, -r- BnI[NIGIII-,z • Management°fThisC°Iditi°"°fth°Es°Ph'gu' I 11 |%='1 IL_==I_ Suzanne Scheerer, Brendan "/ 3AILY:4:SO'7:15"O:15PM • • | SAT SUN: 12:15 ° 2:35 ° 4:511 • • | 7:15 - 9:15 PM • Achalasia is a medical term tha describes an abnormal function- I I/ .... Smith, Hannah Steele, Jonathan °  ......... // NEWS STATION Williams. • -" g of the esophagus and lower esophageal sphincter. A break- [ GRADE 5: ALl A's--Camryn . - LITIEIISlO60D' •  t3ALY: 7:10 PM • )wn of nerves in the wall of the I sophagus occurs. Normal muscle I I/ ,, =m Cook, Chayton Dilley, Gabby : s, SUN: 12:10,:25 -Z:,0 PM . retraction that move food throu ih the digestive tract (peristalsis) [ I/ 131, i Kiser. First Honor Roll-- • rlUBOIINTflfllNIEB P.-l e e :e impaired, and the lower esol ,hageal sphincter does not relax I I[ l,l Makayla Funk, Cody Meade, : L UAILY: 425-9:30 PM I • :operly. This combination lead,, to impaired emptying, and can I l| -- ....... -- Cade Steele. Second Honor ..... " • ISTARTS APRIL 29:12:00 MIDNIGHT ] • ,erefore lead to obstruction of tl e esophagus. About 1 person in I II 1 ] .an &M 1 "JLn DI,A Roll--Tyler Ela,n, Madison Ray, ° r" ,m,mm,,0,aasrE,,. ]• )0,000 each year is affected. A, ults betw'een the ages of 25 and l l/ I l lVV 'llil l =VV Bill EmilySlemp " --- • ' i ) years are most commonly affected. Common signs and I l[ -- m .-- --1 == GRADE 6: All A s--No,,e. [] mptoms include dysphagia (d iculty swallowing), wei]ht loss, I I/ tlrl#'l /1"?0011 I00lU! First Honor Roll--Faith Jackson. =mstpain, and heartburn. Hiccup ; also occur commonty in persons I II .. i ""II"BVI /111 Second Honor Roll--Chandler : [IRINII&ORIVE i ith achalasia. . I l/ Brickey, Maleah Castle, Cascy : A, ,,,,,%[,Cg, . The process of nerve breakdo', 'n in the esophageal walt cannot I I ' , Hall, McKinley lsaacs, Leslie : .: , ?:  +:    : , I/  ,, ,--, ,,,-,,-, Murphy, Brayden Trail, Garrett . .: CENTRAL ...] S stopped. However. treatments that work to improve the I I/ I-'.L). bOX k]'k.// Woodruff, Bailey Wright.. ° = ; Incti ing cf the esophagus may be prescribed. Nitrates, ,.uch a,, [ II , GRADE 7: All As--None. : _ DRIVE-IN itro- ,r and Nitro-Bid, and calcium channel blockers: uch a, [ II Lebanon, VA 24266 Frst Honor Pxol[--None. Second •• 276-1579-37151BlacEwo°d'VA |/ i{edi e(A:falat, Procardia), relax the smooth muscle of ff e loWe I II , . Honor Roll---Steven Hall, i opt !eat .phincter. Procedures, such as physical dilatio  of th [ |l ban Kilgore. Alex St in .r and surgery, also may be performed. B0tulinuln toxil [ Jonat allard. ecti l into the sphincter itself may be administered to d;creas III • [ ....... AIIAi-A : FRI-SAI-SUN: 8:30 PM__J " We NowCarry ... I hone (276) 889-1380 Deadline for : ..,,...,v,:t.,;i,.,:t,:,.'.,,*L'.. " I[ . classifieds is .............. $'t a Great Selection of Sl.OO itemsf " [ Fax (276) 889 1388 Tuesday noon' • r - COPOUT. - PUBLIC FAX # 276-762-0213 eds / I[ • M i L FRI-SAT-SUN: 10:45P J See us. for all your health and beauty needs , . Ernie's Drug and Gifts Phone 762-5800 Ernic Kei|h, Pharnlacisl Your hometown pharmacy LOCATED BESIDE FOOD CITY Management of This Condition of the Esophagus :Achalasia is a medical term that describes an abnormal function- ing of the esophagus and lower esophageal sphincter. A break- down of nerves in the wall of the esophagus occurs. Normal muscle contraction that move food through the digestive tract (peristalsis) ate impaired, and the lower esophageal sphincter does not relax poperly. This combination leads to impaired emptying, and can therefore lead to obstruction of the esophagus. About 1 person in 100,000 each year is affected. Adults between the ages of 25 and 60 years are most commonly smptoms include dysphagia (difficulty swallowing), weight loss, c,est pain, and heartburn. Hiccups also occur commonly in persons with achalasia. The process of nerve breakdown in the esophageal walt cannot be :: r- i functioning of the esophagus may be prescribed. Nitrates, such as _- / DRIVE - IN '<" Nitro-Dur and Nitro-Bid, and calcium channel blockers, such as [---[ nifedipine (Adalat, Procardia), relax the smooth muscle of the lower i l 276-7'7'151J eophageal sphincter. Procedures, such as physical dilation of the SL:hincter and surgery, also may be performed. Botulinum toxin injection into the sphincter itself may be administered to decrease Pressure.