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Page 4 CLINCH VALLEY TIMES, St. Paul, VA, Thursday, May 5, 2011 GREAT ADDITION...Empioyee-volunteers from'l Spectra Energy were at Copper Creek Elementary School on Thursday April 28. Their mission was tO Operating earnings for the three months ended March 31, 2011, amounted to $541 million ($0.93 per share), compared to Operating earnings of $576 million ($0.96 per share) for the same period in 2010. Operating operating earnings provide a more meaningful representation of the company's fundamental earnings power. Thomas F. Farrell If, chair- man, president and chief execu- tive officer, said: "Dominion is off to a very good start in 2011. First quarter earnings were in the upper half of our guidance range. We continue to improve our safety performance, which is already in the top tier for our industry. All three of our commercial summer. We will seek State Corporation Commission (SCC) approval next month for our next major generating project, the 1,300-megawatt combined cycle next people's drinking water and their health are on the line." For Americans whose water sources are no longer protected under the Clean Water Act, the status quo means they face in- plant in Warren County. creased contamination risks. Separately, we announced plans Communities also face the to convert three power stations prospect of higher water costs as in Virginia from coal to biomass, expenswe filtration an~t disin- which will provide customersfecttion technologies are de- with economical electricity,ployed. deliver environmental benefits"Ask almost anyone and they and take advantage of a understand that if your goal is renewable, low-cost fuel source, fishable, swimmable, drinkable water quality to polluters and developers, which is essentially what has happened, is a formula for dirty water that threatens people's drinking water and health." EPA has published a draft "Guidance" to state and regional permitting officials to begin ad- dressing the gap in Clean Water Act protections for many water bodies. EPA also annQunced a 60 day public comment period on the proposal. The Guidance was released during a day of Administration activity focused on the need for a more holistic approach to water issues and the release of an Agency report highlighting cleanup progress and the continued importance of clean water for community health and economic well being. Since 2003 more than 500,000 Clean Water Action members have written to Members of Congress, the White House and EPA asking that clean water protections be restored for all the nation's water bodies. earnings are defined as reported (GAAP) earnings adjusted for certain items. business units performed well and delivered results that met or exceeded our expectations. We Lays Hardware Center for the Arts announces schedule Coming up at Lays Hardware Center for the Arts located at 409 Front Street in downtown Coeburn: Every Thursday night, Jam CMT Country 7:30 pm May 13: Scott County Boys May 20: Bluegrass Circle and the Center Stage Cioggers May 27: Runaway Freight Pending regulatory approvals, newtheSeoperationfacilities inCOUld2013begin." their Miss CHS Pageant May 20 Babies at JMHospital Recent births at Johnston Memorial Hospital in Abingdon to area parents include: The Miss CHS (grades 11 and 12), Jr. Miss CHS (grades 9 and 10), Little Miss CHS (grades 7 and 8) and Mr. CHS (grades 8- 12) Pageants Will De held on Friday, May 20 at 7:00 p.m. in the Castlewood High School Auditorium. The event is sponsored by the school chapter of Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA). Admission is $5.00 with children five years of age or younger admitted free. Concessions will be available. All proceeds from the event helps to support the FBLA's community service events, monthly leadership activities, and competition on the regional, state, and national levels. Sessions, 6:30-10:30 (doors Lays Hardware Center for a daughter, Rylee Ann 12 noon Tuesday open at 6:00). No charge for the Arts is a nonprofit organ- Barrett, on March 23, to RobbyMiss May Princess Pageant to admission. Open to musicians ization dedicated to the preser- and Ashley Barrett, Lebanon; and spectators, vation of Appalachian culture, a daughter, Olivia Hope b l d i b ": Every Friday night, LiveWe offer great entertainment inn Johnson. on March 28, to Daniel e he n Le anon on May 21 : bluegrass, 7:30 pm, $5/adults, smoke-free, alcohol-free family and Angela Johnson, Castle- The Miss May Princess 2011 2-3 years--Toddler Miss: ". Ci~ City : $1/chil-dren 6-12, ufider 6 atmosphere, wood; Pageant will be held beginning 4-6 years--Wee Miss; ." ." admitted free. Contact:Loretta Mays at a daughter, Annabelle Jade at I 1 a.m. Saturday, May 21, at " ~ • May 6: South Mountain 2 ~ 7-9 years--Tiny Miss: • 'S|a~iUill l~SB|t65' 76.395.5160 or 276.395.332~; Phillips, on April 12, to Curtis • Boys info(d2,1avshardware.com; and Kimberly Phillips, Glade the Lebanon High School 10-12 years--Little Miss;i Movio,ot,0o 21H1942§2 :_ May 7: Benny Jones and www_layshardware.com. Spring. Auditorium. 13-15 years--Ju8nior Miss; ~ Located in Downtown Norton, VA share) for the same period in ,2OLO. ance. "Virginians support EPA taking action to fix this problem because it's the only way to protect the waters of the Commorlwealth," says Andrew Fellows, Chesapeake Regional Director for Clean Water Action. "Our members are a cross section of Virginia, from cities and suburbs to rural areas, Democrats, Republicans and independents. We all want clean water," Clean Water Action is the nation's largest grassroots group focused on water, energy and environmental health. Clean Water Action's 1 million members (more than 34,000 in Virginia), participate in Clean Water Action's programs for clean, safe and affordable water, prevention of health-threatening pollution, and creation of environmentally-safe jobs and businesses. Clean Water Action's nonpartisan campaigns empower people to make democracy work. www.cleanwateraction.org CHS Athletic Boosters have monthly meetings 1 st Mondays The Castlewood Athletic office Boosters has announced that it All Castlewood fans who are meets the first Monday of each interested in promoting the month at 6:30 p.m. in the CHSinterests of the school's athletic teams are urged to attend. Ernie's Drug and Gifts Phone 762-5800 Ernic Kcith, Pharmacist Your hometown pharmacy LOCATED BESIDE FOOl) CITY Pharmacy & Your Health Lupus: How to Treat and What to Avoid Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is an autoimmune condition which shows up as inflammation and damage to the skin, joints, lungs, kidneys, nervou$~.system, and other organs. The immune system mistakenly attacks the normally functioning body. Persons affected may expedet~ce alternating periods of relapse and remission. Common-~ig~s and symptoms include weight loss, muscle aches, joint pain,- fatigue, and fever. The exact cause of SLE is unknown, however, an infection, stress, or surgery could trigger the condition Certain medications that can make the condition worse, including penicillin, should be avoided. Direct sunlight exposure should also be avoided A sunscreen with a high SPF Js usually recommended. If high cholesterol develops, a low-fat diet is recommended. Nonsteroidal anti- inflammatory drugs (N~AIDs) are commonly used for treatment of muscle aches, joint pain, and fever. Antimalarials such as hydroxychloroquine (Olaquenil), decrease the immune system's attack of the body, and may be prescribed for treatment of muscle, joint, and skin damage. Belimumab (Benlysta) is a new medication recently approved for the treatment of lupus. It works to decrease the amount of abnormal cells responsible for the condition. We Now Carry $1 a Great Selection of $1.00 items! $1 See us for all your health and beauty needs PUBLIC FAX # 276-762-0213 All girls in the area are 16-18years--Miss. PAWS meets every third Ieligible to attend. Age divisions Miss Photogenic and Sponsor Thursday of the month, 6I (from 12 months- 18 years) Queen awards will also be pm at the Oxbow Center. include made. 12-23 months--Baby Miss: The entry deadline is May 14. For an application, call 276- Tune in to WLRV everyday for upcoming and exciting events happening in your area. All your favorite music: Country, Gospel, Bluegrass, and Rock-N-Roll Oldies all on 1380 AM and Charter Cable Channel 16 "Your Friendly Neighborhood Radio Station. " Log on to WLRV@Mounet.com. P.O. Box 939 Lebanon, VA 24266 wlrv.com Phone (276) 8891.380 Fax (276) 889-1388 889-1201 or email cboardwine@29tbidcasa.org. All proceeds from the Pageant will support the 29th Judicial District CASA Pro- gram, which is working to pro- vide a voice for abused and neglected children in the region. I EMERGENCY? ] Dial 911 The AN[.', rerlfit;ds parents [., |f?acIi fho~t chlidr~l} how to betlave 4round dO~:.~',i. CEildr'e, who [earrl to llea'~ ,t GQg with care argo r,,~spect will be safer arid n~cre. 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The Bear Garden court decisions and actions by • Company affirms 2011 internally for budgeting, for Power Station is expected to be the previous administration have operating earnings guidance reporting to the board of in commercial operation next left drinking water sources for of $3.00 to $3.30 per share directors, for the company's month. The Virginia City Hybrid 117 million Americans at risk," Dominion announced unaud- incentive compensation plansEnergy Center was 84 percent Wendelgass said. "We need ited reported earnihgs deter- and for its targeted dividend complete at the end of the first these fundamental protections mined m accordance with payouts and other purposes,quarter and is on plan to be in restored, and until that happens Generally Accepted Accounting Dominion management believes operation Principles (GAAP) for-the three and health protection under the Clean Water Act. continue to move forward with "This will go a" long way our growth plans, completing toward fixing the Clean Water several major projectsand Act, a law that has been broken be'ginning several more. for far too long," said Clean "Construction of our largest Water Action President, Robert electric projects is proceeding as Wendelgass. "Polluter-friendly Dominion announces first-quarter 2011 earnings • First-quarter 2011 operating Dominion uses operating earnings of 93 cents per earnings as the primary perform- share compare to guidance of ance measurement of its earn- 85 cents to 95 ceres per share ings guidance and results for • First-quarter 2011 GAAP public communications with earnings of 82 cents peranalysts and investors. Domin- build a Picnic Shelter for the students at the school. This volunteer effort is on e of MOTHER'S DAY BASKET...Virginia Flanary and Arvena Salyers are shown many scheduled events as part of Spectra Energy'.s enterprise-wide "Helping selling tickets for the Mother's Day Basket to be given away on Saturday, May 7 Hands in Action" program--a concentrated volunteer effort to give back to the loca by the Friends of the Library. communities where Spectra Energy operates. Pictured are Spectra's Rodney • " " Buchanan and Chris Evans, and contractor William Hileman (working on Tickets for Mother s Day Basket now available shelter). • Friends of the Library, filled with over $300.00 worth provided by the friends of the Virginia Flanary and Arvena of merchandise. The basket will library. Monthly winners will EPA acts to protect drinking water and health Salyers took advantage of the be given away Saturday, May 7 then be entered to win a Nook E- wonderful weather to set up in at 12:00noon. Reader provided by the Clean Water Action, speak- water, you can't get there by Clean Water Action plans to front of the library. ,,and sell Patrons are also reminded to Castlewood Lions Club, to be ing on oenatt ot its one million protecting some of the water, mobilize policy experts and tens tickets for the Mo/hei"s Day get your Reading For Rewards given away in December. Formembers, praised the U.S. En- You have to protect it all, said of thousands of its members Basket give away. Fo~, a $1.00 card at the library. Fill up your more information about library vironmental Protection Agency's Lynn Thorp, Clean Water Action across more than a dozen states donation, you can get a chance card and be entered for a services contact the library at (EPA) announcement of a newNational Campaigns Coordina- to support strong water pro- to win the Mother's Day Basket monthly drawing of a gift card 276-762-9702. proposal to close gaps in water tor. "Ceding control of upstream tections under the final Guid-