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CLINCH VALLEY TIMES St. Paul, Va. Thursday, August 10, 2017 Page 7 m m m Continued from Page I County purchased lots 20, 21, and part of lot 22 on $200,000 LOSS AS FIRE SWEEPS ST. PAUL TIRE It's doubtful any person under age 40 has seen Riverside Drive. A block building was constructed on the RECAPPING PLANT recapped passenger car tire, so a bit of explanation is: site to house the various operations of the company' s B. ST. PAUL - A six hour fire left the rear half of the Tri- required here. Before the introduction of steel belted radi-" E Goodrich franchise. In addition to tires (including that County Tire and Recapping levelecl and the front half a al tires in the late 1960's, nylon cord tires were as good as." newfangled "tubeless" type) the store sold large and small gutted ruin late Saturday night it got. These tires were much more susceptible to road, appliances, televisions, sound equipment - and just about Thirty to forty firemen from six towns fought the blaze hazards and their Read life was less than half what we,: anything a consumer would want except clothing and gro- and managed to save a gas station just forty feet from the would generally expect from the cheapest radial tires, ceries, fire. manufactured today. Things went smoothly until the flood of 1957. As the Authorities believe the blaze broke out about 4 p.m. on However, if the carcass of a worn nylon cord tire was'. waters of the Clinch River continued to rise, stock and the outside of the building then spread through a window sound, the old tread could be mechanically shaved off and. equipment was quickly removed from the basement of the to the tires inside, new a rubber tread applied. Though recapped tires didn,tl of the building and carried to higher ground. The same By shortly beforelO:O0 p.m. firemen from Norton, last as long as a new tire, they were considerably cheapeT; i.-I thing would happen in 1962 and again in 1977 - when the Wise, Coeburn, St. Paul, Lebanon and Dante had reduced and provided acceptable service. floodwaters reached a level of approximately two feet in the blaze to no bigger than a campfire and a handful of In those days, car owners often dropped off their vehiT-~ the company's shop and office, firemen remaining on the scene were using machinery to cle in the morning and when they returned in the afte~ Tri-County's suffered another catastrophe in 1973 push.rubble over the ashes of the building, noon, their old tires were recapped, mounted and ba~ when its building was destroyed by fire. The following Former St. Paul town manager and editor of the anced, a front-end alignment performed, and the car wa~ story is from the Sunday, August 17, 1973 edition of the Clinch Valley Times Eugene Stewart estimated the dam- sitting outside the building and ready to go. ~ Kingsport Times-News: age from the fire at about $200,000. CONTINUED NEXT WEEK m m m Continued from Page 1 (55+) are admitted free until 2pm). Senior activities spon- Market Lambs begins at 2pm and the 4-H Market Lamb sored by Mercy Ambulance are scheduled from 10-2pm Show sponsored by Farm Credit of Virginia starts at with registration 9:30am in the Pavilion. Pen Cattle judg- 2:30pm. The Open Horse Show starts at 3pm. The "King ing sponsored by Tri-States Livestock begins at 2pm. The of the Hill" Tractor pull (open to all models) begins at "Horseless" Cowboy contest starts at 5pm in the 6pm. The 4-H Market Hog Show sponsored by FB&T Livestock Building. The Russell County Horse Show co- Ag. Division starts at 6pro. Entertainment starts a 7pm sponsored by Russell County Farm Bureau Insurance with 49 Winchester followed by America Idol runner-up begins at 6pm for Russell County residents. The Rabbit Casey James at 8pm on The Roger's Group Stage. The Show sponsored by First Bank & Trust begins at 7pm in Great Gator Raffle begins at 8pm in the Pavilion with the Livestock Barn. Southern Gospel night at The Roger's three chances to win the following prizes of the reverse Group Stage begins at 6:15pm with Sam Whited (emcee) drawing raffle: A John Deere Child Battery Operated and the Servants Heart Trio sponsored by J&L Accounting Gator, a John Deere Mower X350 with mowing deck and & Sam Whited, George & Lisa Jessee at 6:35pm, Spencer a John Deere Gator XUV 825i with a 76"X16" Trailer, as Reunion (Kevin, JB and Barbara) at 7pm and The well as lots of door prizes for ticket holders in attendance Primitive Quartet performing at 8pm. at the drawing. Only 350 tickets will be sold. Friday, September 8: The COLE SHOW AMUSEMENT CARNIVAL School Day (Sponsored by Shentel) School Children opens at 5 PM on Monday, Sept.4. - unlimited rides $22. (K-12) are admitted free until 3pm. Youth Tractor Driving Tuesday, Sept 5 unlimited $10 rides from 6-10pm. Contest begins at 9am. School Day competitions are from Wednesday Sept. 6 from 6-10pm unlimited rides for $22. 1- 4pm in the Horse Show Arena. The Baby Crawling Thursday Sept. 7 open 6-10pm rides regular price. School contest starts at 2:15pm, the Toddler Stick Horse Race and Day Friday, Sept. 8th there will be an extra hour of unlim- the Greased Pig competition at 2:30pm and the toddler ited rides ($22) 1-6pm. Saturday, Sept. 9 rides 6-10pm Boot Race at 2:45pm. The Hair Sheep Show sponsored by regular price. Jessee Livestock starts at 6pm. The Open Western Horse SPECIAL ACTIVITIES include pony rides, mechan- Show gets underway at 6pm. The night's entertainment ical bull riding, Ole McDonald's farm and free genealogy will feature Thomas Taylor at 7pm and Daryle Singletary research in the Genealogy Building. Commercial and at 8 pm. Unlimited carnival rides 1-6 pm $22. exhibit buildings are open daily September 4th - 9th from Saturday, September9: 10am-9pm with exception of exhibits judging on In the Livestock Barn the Breeding Sheep Show begins September 4th. The General Store is open daily at 9am and Commercial Sheep Show at 1 lam. The Lead September 2-9pm with a full variety of "one of a kind" Line & Costume Class/Lamb & Wool on Parade 4-H Russell County Fair & Horse Show souvenirs. There will be Clydesdale Horses demonstrations Friday and.. Saturday, Sept. 8 and 9. :~ Special Events: Saturday, Sept. 2 *llam 5th Annua!i Cornhole Tournament Monday, Sept. 4 "12 noon Russell Strongest Farm Hand Competition Horse Show Ring (registration 11 pro) *Fireworks 9pm Saturday, Sept. 9 * 12-3pm Chainsaw Demonstrationg *4pm: Chainsaw Competition (sponsored by Springhi~). *3pm: Horse Shoe Pitch Double Elimination TournamenL BSN PROFESSIONAL RODEO. -, Two nights of action packed professional Rodeo fe~ turing events normally seen only at the largest venues ]nl the country will be on Tuesday night, Sept. 5 and: Wednesday night, Sept 6 starting at 7pm. Contestants will be competing for cash prizes and points toward national champion awards in each event. The Rodeo will feature Bulling Riding, Bareback Riding, Saddle Bronc Riding, Steer Wrestling, Team Roping, Barrel Racing, and Tie- down Roping. There will be Mutton "Busting" competi- tion for kids. Ticket prices are $10/day for adults and $2/day of children (6-12), children 5 and under are admitted free. Credit/debit cards are accepted for daily admission, sea: son tickets, Gator Raffle tickets and at the General Store. ATM is available on grounds. Come see why the Russell County Fair & Horse Show was recognized as the "Best Fair Overall" in Virginia for 15 of the past 19 years. For more information go to and Facebook or download our free App: RussellFair at iTunes and GooglePlay. We are pledged to for U.S workers classes to become 8-10-1tpd the letter and spirit Mobile Homes who cannot reason-eligible for a teach- of Virginia's and for Rent ably return to their ing license, BSN Notice HUD's equal permanent resi-degree preferred, opportunity hous- dence at the end of CPR certified,NOTICE OF SPE- ing policies.F O R R E N T : Virginia's fair mobile homes. 3mR each working day. clean criminal sex CIALCOUNCIL housing law makes 2BA located in St.If interested, please offender back- MEETING it illegal to adver- Paul, VA Referencecall me Mon-Fri ground, 5 years THERE WILL BE tise any preference, and deposit9a-3pm at clinical experience A SPECIAL limitation or dis-required. No pets.(409)502-0552. I with at least 2 years MEETING OF crimination based Ca11276-762-7159. will provide tools, medical/surgical THE ST. PAUL on race, color, reli- 6-15-tfncg supplies and equip- b a c k g r o u n d TOWN COUNCIL glen, national ori- ment needed for the and teaching expe-TO BE HELD AT gin, sex, elderly- job at no cost to rience preferred. 5:30 P.M. ON ness, familial status Help Wanted w o r k e r s . S a 1 a r y : T H U R S D A Y, or handicap. This newspaper will notFRYM E MERINO " Transportation and Based on experi- AUGUST 10, 2017 knowingly accept & SON HAR- subsistence expens- ence. Closing of AT THE TOWN advertising for real VESTING & es to the worksiteA p p I i c a t i o n s : HALL, LOCATED estate that violates HAULING INC, is Will be provided by Until filled.AT 16531 RUS- the fair housing looking for 74 pen- the employer or Interested personsSELL STREET, law. Our readers pie to harvest paidby theemploy= should apply online ST. PAUL, VA are hereby Sweet Potatoes in er upon completiona t 24283. informed that all of 50% of the workwww.russeli.kl2.vaTHE SPECIAL dwellings adver- Harnett, Wayne andcontract, or earlier, .us, under CALLED MEET- tised in this news- Duplin County, paper are available NC. Job starts if appropriate;" P e r s o n n e 1 ING IS TO DIS- on an equal oppor-08/28/2017 guarantee 3/4 of the Vacancies". If youCUSS CON- tunity basis. For l l/30/2017(tempo- job order apply inhave anyquestions,T R A C T S more information rary position) rate your local Dept. of please contact Mr.BETWEEN THE about Virginia'spay is $11.27/HR Labor office at the Scotty Fletcher,TOWN AND Fair Housing Law or by piece rate followingaddress- Director of WILLIS PROPER- or to file a fair depending on the es: NC Works Personnel, at TIES, LLC housing complaint,crop you harvest. Career Center- sfletcher@russell.k UNDER VA CODE callthe Virginia Two months verifi-Sampson County,, or callSECTION 2.2- Fair Housing 115 North 276-889-6500. The 3711 (A)30 AND Office at (804) 367- able experience is 8530. Toll free call required as well as Boulevard Suite Russell County LEGAL UNDER 100 Clinton NC, School Board is anVA CODE SEC- (888) 551-3247. being able to lift up For the hearing to 521bs. Housing 28328 (910) 592- Equal Opportunity TION 2.2- impaired, call (804) & transportation 5756 REF: Employer. 3711 (A)7. 527-4290. provided including10719945 8-10-1tcgL 8-10- ltcgL 8-10-1tpd Stonebriar Accepting Applications Newly renovated I and 2 bedroom n:ni~s Rent based on income Smoke .l~ree property Utilities paid Apply at Wise Comity Redevelopme:~t & Hoa~sing Autho,ity central office at 107 Litehfield Street NW Coeb~rn, VA 242130 Call 395-6104, Q 762-5624 or 762.-.0222 Card of Ad Network Russell County Thanks Public Schools STATEWIDE Notice of Personnel We would like to ONLINE AUC- Vacancy. Position: thank everyone for TIONS: Farm Possible LPN the prayers, cards, E q u i p m e n t Nursing Instructor. phone calls, flow- Implements, Auto Responsible for efs and food. Thank Parts Repair Shop classroom instruc- you for all the kind Tools, Antiques tion and some clini- expressions shownCollectibles Store, cal instruction, during the passing Many More! 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VDOT will need dump trucks, pickups with plows, motorgraders, backhoes, dozers, ' track loaders, tractors, and rubber-tire ' loaders. All equipment shall be equipped for night work and be in good mechanical condition to ensure a safe and dependable 24/7 operation, VDOT reserves the right to determine acceptability of equipment size and condition for the task. Contractors submitting prices meeting the requirements' of the Agreement may be contracted with and may be eligible to receive a mobilizatim~ payment. Snow Removal Equipment Packages, which includes contract requirements, may be obtained on eVA at or at the Wise Residency Business Services Office (trailer behind main building), 703 Hurricane Road. N.E., Wise VA 24293 from 8:15 AM to 4:00 PM Monday - Friday or at the Jonesville Office, 32000 Wilderness Road, Jonesville VA 24:~63 from 9 AM - 3:30 PM Monday- Friday. 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