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! Pa__ge 8 CLINCH VAI_ LEY TIMES, St. Paul, V_ A, Thursd_ay, Ma.y 9, 2013 Richmond artist exhibits at SWCC Southwest Virginia Comr0un- ity College presents a very unique art exhibit from May 7- June 11, in theAllen Von Dehsen Elmes Gallery at the King Community Center. This exhibit called "Water Worlds" features the artwork of Carlie Collier of Richmond. Drawing, photography, writ- ing, teaching and travel have all been 'channels for Carlie Col- lier's creative work. In this exhibit, Collier shows her latest explorations in mixing still photography with multiples of copied images and colored pencil, yielding new visions unbounded by time and space. As Adult Education Connection " by Karen Gent In this article, you will find part two of a letter written on April 17, 2013 by Nicole Chestang, the Executive Vice President of the GED Testing Service. Chestang's letter was written in response to an Associated Press story that was released on Sunday, April 14, 2013, regarding the GED test. This letter will help set the record straight and give you pertinent information on the issue. The truth is that you don't have to look far to find evidence that the GED test must change to remain relevant and effective for adult learners to earn a living wage. Notice- ably absent from the con- versation are the choices of i inclusive of every service and accommodation necessary to run the GED testing program- - including test center compen- sation. We encourage you to have conversations in your jurisdiction about the true costs and scope of services being, prornised by would-be pro-- viders. ...The conversation and assertions in recent media- articles do not tell the entire story. The-choice that some-- states are making has real consequences for adult learners and for those jurisdictions'-- economic development. We hope that you pass along this information to other col- leagues, including policymak- ere. It's important that we have -CES SCIENCE FAIR WINN'ERS'..These students placed at the school an artist, she has always been th t nd drawn to layering, creating competition, 4 grade non-experimental: Gavin Monk 1 , Brooke Banner 2 , depth, richness and mystery. As a rd th . st nd Savannah Meade 3 . 4 grade experimental. Lilli Clark I , Lexi Phillips 2 , photographer, she pursues light rd th st nd Abby Baker 3 . 5 grade non-experimental: Shiloh Lyttle I , Cassie French 2 , in all its many forms which rd th st nd Averie Hall 3 . 5 grade experimental: Divan France 1 , Isaiah Artrip 2 , affects the color and reflections employers and community and substantive conversations about rd -"ill .  st nd Rilee Barnette 3 . 6 grade experimental. Zoe Phillips 1 , Bailee Cress 2 , of the magical, dancing imagery, technical colleges, voices that all the issues and changes that Emily Million 3 rd. 7 th grade experimental: Alex Lambert I st, Jordan Peters 2 nd, Collier combines all these ele- are calling for change and we need to make, instead of rd Mikayla Johnson 3 , Hayden Linkous alternate, ments to form images or "water higher level skills. Attached to settling for a cheaper, less - -- paintings." this note are samples of articles effective test. It's past time that Have a used c,io Collier is an artist, and research that support the the media and policymakers photographer, educator, and leer- need for change now, not three acknowledge the role that your car? urer. She received her BFA in or ten years from now. staff and adult educators play in Communication Art and Design The truth is that the GED economic development in your Donate your used vehicle to and her MFA in Photography test will be the only assessment jurisdiction and that you need the National Kidney Foundation from Virginia Commonwealth testing against college and resources to do the job right. serving Virginia's Kidney Cars University in Richmond. Collier career readiness standards And if you have questions, program and you can join the has exhibited her artwork thro- period. The test will contain the please contact us. We have a fight against kidney disease. Your ughout Virginia and the north- types of items truly capable of multitude of resources on our vehicle donation will support the eastern US: She has been pub- measuring depth of knowledge website and more than a dozen many prevention programs and lished and reviewed numerous and the skills that employers representatives out in the field. direct patient services offered times, and has received many and. colleges now expect. Cho- We are here, we are happy to throughout Virginia that are en- hancing the lives of people with, honors throughout her lifetime, osing an alternative assessment talk, and we are committed to and at risk for, kidney disease. In Carlie Collier has taught in that does not provide adults an helping you help adult learners. addition, your contribution can private and public schools and opportunity to demonstrate Thank you for your atten- i+ earn you a tax deduction. The colleges, presented workshops, critical thinking and problem- tion and your support.-Nicole National Kidney Foundation will and developed a free-lance busi- solving skills will just leave Chestang, Executive Vice pick up any used vehicle, motor- hess offering creative direction, your adult learners behind. President cycle or boat--in almost any graphic design and photography: .... The GED Testing For more information about condition--from any roadside or Please contact Rhonda Service has been fully trans- GED testing, contact South- parking lot free of charge. Ca!l Whited at 276-964-7228 or email parent for more than two years west Regional Adult Education 800-488-CARS or visit for more about costs, services and at 866-58]-9935.GED is a, information about this exhibit, benefits to test-takers that will registered trademark of the - be provided through 2015. The American Council on Edu- Southwest Virginia all ,j ____wouth $___1120 battery, price ,-is fully cation. Usedunder license. "CES WINNERS AT couNTY Science Fair held at 4-H horse show St. Paul Police Dept. report Cleveland Elementary on April 16. Pictured left to The St. Paul Police De- Obtain Drugs by Fraud x 3 i: right: Rilee Barnette fifth grade experimental 2 nd Saturday, Jume 22 is the date offered are classes unique to the partment had Grand Jury hearing (4) Tummy Huffinan-Fon- place; Mikayla Johnson 7 th grade experimental 2 nd that has been set aside for the area, such as country pleasure, on May 6, 2013. The results on tenet - Statutory Burglary; place; Shiloh Lyttle fifth grade non-experimental 3 rd Southwest Virginia Open Youth racking, and pacing. Special the grand jury came back with Grand Larceny 4-H Horse Show. This event will classes will be held for begin- 17 true bills on 6 individuals: (5) Matthew Chaffin - Forge place, be held at the Southwest Virginia hers, and disabled riders. There (1) Christopher E. James - x 2; Utter x 2; Obtain Money by " We''S: Buchanan Juni 4 H " Center, 25236 will also be various "Little Abduction; Malicious Wound- FalsePretensesx2 - or - Hillman Highway, Abingdon. It Britches" horseless classes for ing; Strangulation; DUI (6) Melanie Culbertson - is one of the most unique all- youth under 9 years of age. (2) Tanya Rea McReynolds - Embezzlement 00amp dates set breed events held in the United Additional information and Possession of Schedule II Nar- All people are innocent until - States. It features classes and programs are available from all cotics proven guilty in the court of A week of fun and adventure martial or family status. An events to match the varied horse Virginia Cooperative Extension (3) Douglas Wayne Roark - law. awaits 4-H'ers at the 2013 Junior equal opportunity/aff'trrnative interests in The Great Southwest. Offices in Southwest Virginia May 15 deadline to p 4-H Camp at the. Southwest action employer. Camp cost is The show is open to all youth (Dickinson County 926-4605; ay Virginia 4-H Educational Center. $175.00 per person. Registration from Virginia and surrounding Lee County 346-1522; Russell This year's camp for Wise and deadline is May 24. Spaces are states who are aL least 9 years of County 889-8056; Scott County Wise County taxes Buchanan counties will be held limited and applications, will be age by October 1, 2012 and no 452-2772, Wise County 328- Wise County 2013 first half call 1-888-272-9829 (follow June 17-21. Camp is for all 4-H accepted on a first come first more than 19 .,years of age by . 6194), or from the" Southwest real estate taxs are due on May prompts) Jurisdiction code 1009. members, ages 9-13 inclusive, served basis. For more September 30, 2013. Youth do District Extension Office at 15,2013. A convenience fee. will be Virginia Cooperative Extension information or to request a 4-H not have to belong to 4-H in (276) 619-4332. Anyone with an Taxes may be paid at the charged. programs and employment are camp application contact Hunter order to participate. Designed to interest in horses and following banks: If you have a question on the open to all, regardless of race, RemanD, 4-H Extension Agent, be both a family recreational horsemanship is encouraged to First Bank & Trust in taxed item, please all the Com- color, national origin, sex, at or the Wise weekend and an educational attend and support the youth of Wise and Norton missioner of Revenue's Office at religion, age, disability, political County Extension Office development opportunity for The Great SoUthwest. You are all Miners Exchange (276) 328-3556 or (276) 328- beliefs, sexual orientation, or (276/328-6194). youth, this event is also the guaranteed to find both fun and Banks 3557. ...... official Southwest District excitement. " " . : - '  ' Qualifying 4-H Horse Show that New Peoples Bank in Atter the due date, penalty - If you are a person with a Pound, Esservilie & Big Stone will be added to taxes that have IH[ CRIH[ allows participants to qualify for disability and desire any assist- Gap not been paid. The penalty is the Virginia State 4-H Horse ive devices, services or other Powell Valley National 10% or $2.00, whichever is MDA is where help and hope Show. accommodations to participate in Bank in Wise and Big Stone Gap greater. However, the penalty meet for people Lodging, camping, andrecre- this activity, please contact the You may also mail your shall in no case exceed the with neuromuscular diseases, ational facilities are 9pen to all show manager, Sue Croghan, at payment to the Wise County amount of the original tax. An participants and their families at (276) 274-7283 during the busi- Treasurer, P.O. Box 1308, Wise, additional 5% interest per year - 1 =800572"1 717 a reasonable charge. Stabling hess hours of 9 am to 5 pm VA 24293. will be added June 1, 2013. and ring facilities are available. (Monday-Friday) or the South- If you wish to pay by credit If you have not received a WUXlL ,. The show will be on a post entry west Virginia 4-H Educational card log on to, tax ticket for property owned, Muscular Dystrophy Association basis. A current negative Cog- Center at (276) 676-6180 at least www.webfeepay.eom, or call 1- please contact the Wise County - gins test must be presented on five (5) days prior to this event 877-768-5054 OR log on to, Treasurer's Office immediately each animal. Information on to discuss accommodations, or at (276) 328:3666. lodg.ilag and camping fees can be obtained by calling the South- MARKET CORNER NEWS west Virginia 4-H Educational GREIIT 511VINGS Center at (276) 676-6180 bet- Clinch River Farmers Market ween the hours of 9 am and 5 pm, Monday-Friday. Saturday, May 11, 8 am-1 pm This show is planned to accommodate all types of horses and ponies from the backyard animal to the more show-ready animals. Most standard classes ' "  - such as Hunter, Western, English, Walking, Showmanship, Don't miss the opportunity to cheek out Arabian Western Pleasure, Gymkhana, and Equitation are a good selection of fresh produce offered in this show. Also including lettuce, onions, etc. Also at the market you will find plants, brown eggs, lamb, beef, honey, jams, jellies, baked goods, breads and 2013 Chevrolet pickups as low as $26,949 much much more. with all applicable rebates Entertainment See salesmen for details on this huge selection How to grow Shitake Mushrooms B. Worrell Center Stage Cloggers 11 am MORGAN- McCLURE Kids Corner Morgan McClure Castlewood US HWY 58 Castlewood, VA (276) 762-2311 Rock Art 10 am Visit us at (Castlewood) Wi3 are certified to accept EBT, debit cards and Senior Citizen coupons. Support your local farmers and craflersand enjoy a free cup of coffee at [3Mll Find New Roads  CH the Clinch River Farmers Mzu'ket.