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#. Vol. LV, No. 30 " 'The time has come,' the walrus said, 'to talk of many things...' " Thu daY, July 25, 2013 Saint Paul, Virginia "~//,fl~ O I N IA ...... ;, , 50c N1ERRELL. BROS, 800-663-8830 REMOVING THE SLUDGE...These two pieces of equipment of Merrell Bros., Kokomo, Indiana, are used to remove the sludge from the St. Paul Sewage Treatment Plant. The vehicle on the left will make four trips a day to the Wise At the regular monthly Willis Building roof repairs their new business ideas. He meeting of the St. Paul IDA would be completed by the end then added that Terri Ann Funk, Board on Monday, July 22, the of the month. In an inspection by with the Clinch River board rejected a proposal from engineer Dick Houchins, the fiat Adventures business, is a part of Podlin International Realty LTD roof had several low spots near this group. of Kingsport, TN because the the rear of the building. Chairman Harrison also overall cost for their services Harrison reported that it announced that the Grand was more than the board could would take an additional $8,313 Opening of the Spearhead Trails afford, The firm had presented a to make the necessary repairs to will be on Friday, August 16 at proposal to the IDA board get rid of the low spots 2:00 p.m. several months ago to bring new Harrison also reported that ' After a closed session for businesses to the downtown he had been working with acquisition and disposition of revitalization project. DHCD in their efforts to develop property, there was no action In other business, Bob training sessions to help local taken and the meeting ad- Harrison reported that the old entrepreneurs with developing journed. Governor McDonnell announces regional kick-off events for "Virginia Adopts: Campaign for 1,000" lO0 Days, lO0 Kids" Social Media Campaign Launched Governor Bob .McDonneLl in Virginia s foster care system, information on these events announcea teglonai r lCK-ur[ about one thousand children are including registration, please events across the Common- ready for, and eagerly awaiting, visit wealth for the "Virginia Adopts: adoption. Each of these children County Landfill with the sludge. Campaign for 1,000." The deserves a secure, stable home campaign is an initiative to environment. Together, we can The "100 days, 100 kids" .Lp C AUOl1 match 1,000 children currently help these children find loving social media campaign began on Back ack to S hool._.,.: set for l 0 in foster care with adoptive families and make Virginia a July 1. Every daystories will be families. The governor launched • . better place." shared of real Virginia children i at the Russell County Conference Center statewtde campaign on May The Regional Kick-Off in foster care who are ready to 17 from the steps of the events are designed to further be adopted via Twitter and • Governor's Mansion during promote the Campaign for 1,000- Facebook ' : The Russell Countv Confer CGI will be distributing school ed Methodist Church for your Virginia's Foster Care Month. and highlight some of the The "event scheduledin ence Center and the Southwest supplirs. Edward Jones, Home generous support of Back Pack The governor also announced a children across the Common- Southwest Virginia is" il " " " " " Virginia Technology Develon Nursing Company, Lebanon to School Day. soc a media campaign, 100 wealth who are m need of a August 1 - Southwest Vir- " _ . Memorial United Methodist The RCCC and SVTDC are days, 100 kids," which will forever family. Parents and ginia Higher Education Center, ..merit nter are no u. o tt;r Pack to School Day on August Church, and UVa-Wise will also still accepting sponsorships and feature the story of a Virginian families interested in foster care French Moore Jr Blvd Abing- • 10 from 8 am to ]1'30 am to besetupat theevent, vendors for the Back Pack to foster child awaiting adoption adoption should attend. Each don, Virginia 6 pm to 8 pm. help set county students up for A special thank you to School Day. Local churches,each day for 100 days. event will provide educational Register here: " success as they be in a'new Adams and Company PC, organizations, businesses, and Governor McDonnell noted, information for parents wishing http://abingdonvirginiaadoptsev school year The RCCC and theBB&T and The Lighthouse Pro- individuals are encouraged to "Of the four thousand children to become adoptive parents. For i SVTDC have partnered with ject, EMATS, First Bank & Trust participate in this event to assist i area businesses, or ,anizations Company of Lebanon, Lebanon Russell Countystudentswiththe News from the past, Part IV and churches to distri bute back Memorial United Methodistschool supplies that they need to packs filled with school suoolies Church, Leonard Companies,start the school year. . by Jerry Couch Mrs. Cerussi, of New York City. Cleveland has one bank, four to Russell County students -- LTD, Lakeview Church, EQT, For more information on this ,. This week we once again. E. D. Mason spent dry good stores, two hotels, and The free event is for students Lebanon Baptist Church, event or to become a sponsor, eature more "News of the Past." Tuesday afternoon in Dante, Va a livery. Obviously, St. Paul has been . Everett Harding was The Methodist people are entering grades K-7 in a Russell McFarlane-Hillman Pharmacy, contact the Russell County dealing with substance abusers the guest of his parents, Mr. and building a church at Cleveland. County school and will feature WeU Service of.Virginia, Mercy Conference Center at 276-889- and substance manufacturers Mrs. T. K. Harding the past The Baptist people have a good many fun and informative acti- Ambulance, Copper Creek Unit- 8182. vities for children. The RCCC T r,h r" .... " since its earliest days. Yes, weekend, church house and a number one some issues really are eternal. * M. R. French and preacher for their pastor, Rev. and Copper Creek United Myth- t;li , .L ti V(i Ill, family visited in Narrows, Va. Frank Fuller. The pastor of the odist Church will be offering Copper Creek and Castle-am. From the Big Stone Gap last week. Methodists is Rev. Mr. Troy, free face painting for children, wood Elementary Schools will Castlewood Elementary for Post, Volume 30, Number 48, * • Miss Lucile French is and his a faithful worker in the The Lebanon Police Department, hold their annual "Meet thegrades 1-7 will be from 5 until 7 November 29, 1922 the-guest of her grandparents, vineyard of his Master. the Lebanon Life Saving Crew, Teacher" event on Wednesday, pm. , Mr. and Mrs. J. G. French, Russell County has ten men Black Diamond Search and August 14. A "Special School Store ST. PAULNEWS Narrows, Va. who are over 85 years old; Rescue, and the Virginia State Copper Creek Elementary Sale" will be held on Friday, * Prof. F. W. Taylor . Little Miss Hope namely Stephen Rasnake, 86; Police will be on-hand for will be Pre-k at 9 am and August 2 from 9 am until 3 pm presided' " over a meeting" of the O'Dell and Miss Hattie O'Dell Wm. Smith, 86; G. W. demonstrations and information. Kindergarten beginning at 11 at Castlewood Elementary. Parent-Teachers' Association of Norton, Va are euests of their Campbell, 86; Z N Gardner. Friday afternoon. The following grandparents, Mrs F B 88; James Stout, 8"6; Peter officers were elected to serve Home. " " " " Henritze, 90; Hiram Howard, this year: Mrs. W. O. Cox, • c. F. Wayland of 87; Harry Fullen, 86; J.W. president; E. S. Hurt, vice- Knoxville, Tenn. was the guest Dorton, 88; Capt. Wm. T. president; Mrs. Bernice Gibson, of Mr. and Mrs. F. B. HomeBausell, 86.They are all recording secretary; Miss Lillian Tuesday. remarkably active both mentally Fraley, corresponding secretary; . A. T. Jacobs spent and physically. They have all Church. invited.' School Board PolieyManual e comed. All in need of food are Mrs. R. F. Swarm, chairman several days in Fremont and been honest, upright citizens, COPPER CREEK ELEMENT- The Dante Senior Citizens meet been placed in the office and the welcome, progranl committee. A motionother points lastweek on such as any county ought to feel ARY PTA-3rd Monday, 7 pm each Monday and Tuesday at 10 library of each school, and at the COMMUNITY CENTER-The was passed to hold future business, proud of. May their declining school cafeteria, am at the Dante Fire Department. Rnssell CoantyPublic Library. West Dante Community Center meetings on the first Friday of • W C Banner is con-years be their happiest, is the ST. PAUL IDA BOARD-Fourth Russell County residents 60 or SUPPORT GROUP-Women meets at 7 pm first Mondays. For Mondays, 6 pm, St Paul Town older are invited, survivors of sexual assault are more information please call 495- each month, at night, in order neeted with the state Highway wish not only of the writer, but Hall. RUSSELL CO. LIBRARY- invited to attend Clinch Valley 8473. that more patrons may be able to Department at this place, the whole county. ST. PAUL TOWN COUNCIL-Hours at the Russell County Public Communication Action, CLOTHES CLOSET-The Worn-attend. James Price, who is con- Third Mondays, 6 pm, Town Hall• Library, Lebanon, are M/Tu/Th Inc./Family Crisis Services" sup- en On Mission group at First CASTLEWOOD W&SA-The 9am-Spm; W/F 9am-Spin; Sa port group meeting With victims of Baptist Church, St. Paul, opens a • The Women's Mission- From the Clinch Valley demned to hang on the l0th of Castlewood Water & Sewage 10am-2pm. similar situations Mondays. 10:30 Clothes Closet from 9-11 am ary Society of the St. Paul M.E. News, April 3, 1908 June is quite penitent since my Authority Board of Directors, 6 MATTHEWS LIBRARY-Hoursam-12 noon. For information ealt Tuesdays. Anyone who needs pm second Mondays. at the J. Fred Mattbews Memorial Runde Hackler, 276-988-5583 or clothing is welcome• Church was entertained by Mrs. last letter. He called for a ALZHEIMER'S SUPPORT- Library, St. Paul, are 8:30ara-Spm Ranetta Davis, 276-889-8206. FREE HiV TESTING-Health C.C. Rush Thursday afternoon, NO MOONSHINERS AT ST. testament Monday, and Rev. Mr. First Tuesday, 1 pro, Appalachian Mondays and Fridays; and 1 lain- FREE ADULT ED-Fre¢ adult Departments in the Lenowisco Mrs. J. A. Early having charge PAUL NOW McPhearson visited him in his Agency for Senior Citizens 9ffice, 7:30pmr Tuesdays and Thursdays, education classes are available in Health District offer free confid- Claypool Hill. Free. Wed. 9:30am-6pm and Sat lpm- Lee, Scott and Wise counties and ential HIV testing throughout the of the program. After an inter- cell, and held services with him, NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS- 5pm. Sunday Closed. the City of Norton. Daytime and year. For information, call Wise esting business and social ses-Citizens Co-ol rated With and other prisoners. The con- Tuesdays and Saturdays, 8 pm DICKENSON-BUNDY-The evening classes for adults who County 318-8000; Lee Co.Health sion, refreshments were served. Officers - Escaped Convict demned man said he heard that Presbyterian Church, Norton. Dickenson-Bundy Log House is want to improve their basic skills. Dept. 276-346-201 I; or Scott Co. CASTLEWOOD LODGE #231-open weekly Thursdays through Instructors also assist adults with Health Dept. 276-386-1312. • The Women's Mission- Captured- Other News the Clinch Valley News had an Stated meetings will be held the Saturdays, 10-3, and Sundays 12-4 job-related skills including re- FREE GED CLASSES-Free ary Society of the St. Paul Lebanon, Va. March 31 item last week about him, and he third Saturday of each month. The pm. .sume, writing and interviewing. GED classes are offered at the School of Instruction will be held SOCIAL SECURITY-The Wise For details, call 1-800-422-3433 or Oxbow Family Investment Center, Baptist Church met with Mrs. J. , Your correspondent took a would like to read that paper. on fourth Thursdays at 7. Social Security Office is open 276-386-2433. St. Paul, Mondays and Wed- L. Jennings Friday afternoon, trip down the Clinch Valley as The negro convict who ST. PAUL LODGE #343-Second Mondays-Fridays from 9am'4pm. TRANSPORTATION-The , Ap- nesdays from $:30 am-12 noon. After an interesting program, a far as St. Paul last week, and the escaped from the road force last Thursdays, 7:30 pm, Stated Com- Phone numbers are 1-800-772- palaehian Agency for Senior Citi- Glenna McReynolds is the teacher. munication; First Thursday, 7 pm 1213 or 276-679-7633. zeus provides disability transport- Call 1-800-422-3433. pleasant social hour was spent, first thing that greeted his eyes fall has been captured at Dan- School oflnstruntion.LIBRARY FRIENDS-Friends of atiun services in Buchanan, GED ONLINE-The Regional • Rev. and Mrs. J. A. was a force of workmen on the ville, Va. He secured an old suit VFW POST #8652, DAV the J. Fred Matthews Memorial Diakensun, Russell and TazeweU Adult Education Program is Early attended the district South & Western railroad• Theyof clothes from a lady at CHAPTER 12-4th Tuesday, 7 Library, St. Paul meet at the counties to individuals with offering free GED Classesonline. pro, VFW, Riverview, Coeburn. Library on first Thursdays at 4 pro. disabilities, regardless of age. Call This service is for qualifying and missionary meeting at Tazewell, will push the work to completion Richlands. The lady, he said NEIGHBORS AID-Thursdays, VFW POST 9864-VFW Post1-888-656-2272. adult learners, with Or without Va. the past week. as soon as possible, threw them out of an upper 9:30 to 12. St. Therese's Neigh- 9864, Lebanon, welcomes new GENEALOGY GROUP-Thetheir own home computers, in Lee, •. Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Coxe Emmett Duff's large build- window, and doubtless, she boys Aid Building, new & used members. If you served overseas Russell County Genealogy Group Scott and Wise counties and the clothing for sale. during any war, write VFW Post meets 5:30 pm first Thursdays, City of Norton. For more and Miss Audrey Carper left last ing is nearing completion, and is thought she was giving them to RUSSELL CO. BOARD OF 9864, P.O. Box 1419, Lebanon, Russell County Public Library, information, call GED Online Thursday on an extended trip the finest residence in Russell some tramp. SUPERVISORS-First Monday, 6 VA 24266 and send name, address Lebanon. The Group purpose is Coordinator Marci Gore, 1-800- pm, Lebanon. and phone number. Transfers "to learn, to share and to 422-3433 (in Scott County 386- south which will include points County. A. Rainero, the con- Dr. Counts, of Cleveland, CLINCHFIELD LODGE #256- welcomed, perpetuate family history." Call 2433)• in Florida and Cuba. The party tractor, is a first class workman, accompanied Guard Sutherland Stated Communication. 1st Satur- HEALTH SERVICES-The Wise William T. Fuller, 276-623-3410 GED TESTING-GED Testing is will return by way of New and his services are sought after to Richmond hospital last week days, 7:30; School of Instruction County Health Department, Wise, or, available Monday through third Thursdays, 7 pm is open from 8am-Spin first JOIN THE FRIENDS-Join the Thursday and on Saturdays at the Orleans and will spend one day in adjoining counties, where he was operated on for RECOVERY GROUP-The Wise Thursdays. Clinics will be offered Friends of J. Fred Matthews Mere- Wise Co. Alternative Education in Orlando as guests of Mrs. C. St. Paul banks have stood the appendicitis. From last accounts County Mental Health Center in family planning, pediatrics, orial Library and help promote the Center, Wise. Call 276-328-8612 E. Greear, who is spending the financial crash and have ample he was in a very fair way of conducts a recovery group for sub- school and adult physicals, WIC, improvement of facilities and for information concerning GED stance abusers and families Paps and immunizations. Ap- services of the library. Send name, testing, winter in Florida. capital on hands to meet any recovery. Fridays at 10 am Call 276-679- pointments are necessary for all address and phone number, with a IN CONTROL PROGRAMS-In• M.M.: Long and J. S. emergency that may arise. Russell College is doing 0810. but immunizations. For an $5 membership gift, to J. Fred Control, a free diabetes program, ACOA MEETING-Adult Chil- appointment, call 762-328-8000. Matthews Memorial Library, P.O. meets at Oxbow Center, St. Paul Rasnick spent several days in Miss Addie Cleek, an at- good work.They have the best dren of Alcoholics meet Mondays, FACILITIES AVAILABLE-The Box 1976. St. Paul, VA 24283. 5-rpm2~Mondays. 'Wise this week in the interest of tractive young lady, is assisting faculty inthe history of the 7 pm, First Baptist Church, Tacoma Community Center is Make checks payable to Friends of DANTE LIVES ON-The Dante the new St. Paul school building. C.C. Bolton in the post office, college. The commencement Coeburn Call 762-0016, 276-395- available for reunions, birthdays the J. Fred Matthews Memorial Lives On Board meets at 6:00 pm 6588or276-679-7371. and showers. All proceeds Library. 3~ Tuesdays at the Dante Museum • The ladies of the St. She is deservedly popular withwill be some time in may, so LITTLE LEAGUE-The Clinch rehabilitate the Tacoma School as EASTERN STAR-Clinch Valley with the Community Meeting Paul Baptist Church will have a the patrons of the office, come down, Mr. Editor, as the River Little League Board meet at a Community Center. For infor- Chapter #152, Order of Eastern following at 7:00 pm. bazaar Tuesday, November 28,The good citizens of St. Paul people of Lebanon always make 4 pm third Sundays at the UMWA ' mation, call 395-6398. Star, meets each fourth Tuesday, GOSPEL SINGING-A Gospel - Building in Castlewood. All 100TM BIRTHDAY-Appalachian except for March and December, Singing will be held at 7 pm the at which time fancy work, have put the moonshiners out of" preparations to entertainall interested persons are invited to Agency for Senior Citizens when the meetidgs are on the first Friday of each month at The candies, and desserts will bebusiness• They have given thevisitors. attend, recognizes persons in Russell, second Tuesday. All meetings are Celebration Center, 16607 Broad H.O.P.E. HOUSE-H.O.P.E. Hou- Diekensun, Buchanan and Taze- at 7:30 p.m. Street, St. Paul. All are welcome - sold. Also a business men's officers of the law their co-J.W.B. [probably James W. se provides emergency shelter for well counties who are 100 years VETERANS' CLAIMS-Dickun- admission is free. lunch will be served from 12 to operation and the result is, the Bausell] victims of domestic violence in old or older. Call Dana Collins, 1- son County-Oscar Silcox helps file BOOK DISCUSSION-Book 2 o'clock, moonshiners have gone to a Wise, Russell, Dickenson, Lee, 800-656-2272, to advise AASC of veterans' claims. For appointment, Discussion Group One of the J. Scott and Buchanan counties and any upcoming100t~ birthday, call 276-835-8847 nights. Fred Matthews Memorial Library • Mrs. A. L. Barbee and more congenial clime to ply this From The Big Stone Gap the City of Norton. Volunteers SCHOOL POLICIES Coeburn-A Dept. of Veterans meets fourth Thursdays (except J. M. Hiilman were guests of trade. Post, Volume 8, Number 30, Services representative will assist November and December are Mrs. Percy Hancock at Roanoke, On our return to Cleveland July 26, 1900 clients and answer questions at the combined in early December) at tli[ll!l!!!Jlt!!(!!l!!llli ~o_ VFW Post from 9am-the Riverside Diner at6pm. Va. last week. Mr. Hillman~ we found the town full of FROM ST. PAUL. attended the Shriners' conve - Methodist preachers. They wereCorrespondence of The tion while there. . holding a missionary confer- Stone Gap Post ' ' Church and church-related activities calendar on page 3 . Mrs. T. K. Harding has ency. Chickens are scarce in had as her guest this past week that town now. (Continued onpa