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r Page 4 CLINCH VALLEY TIMES St. Paul, Va. Thursday, August 14, 2014 First Crime Scene Tech Program offered by SWCC The PluggedlnVA (PIVA) Crime Scene Technician Program began on June 5, 2014 and will run through the first half of December. There are ten participants in this six- month program, and class- es meet on the main cam- pus of Southwest Virginia Community College (SWCC) on Thursday and Friday evenings and all day on Saturdays. This program, which is offered through a partner- ship between Southwest Regional Adult Education and Southwest Virginia Community College (SWCC), is third in a series of cohorts funded by the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) grant. This is the first crime scene technician program to be offered by SWCC, and a new laboratory has been set up on campus. Jerry Stinson, SWCC's Director of Administration of Justice program and pro- gram developer for PIVA Crime Scene Technician gives a detailed description of the lab in the following paragraphs: "The SWCC laboratory represents the modern methods of crime scene gathering and analysis. The lab is equipped with the basics such as micro- scopes, fingerprinting inks and powders, fuming and casting materials. What Co00e00n | sets our lab apart is the recent acquisition of sever- al key pieces of technology such as the Leica Forensic Science Microscope which is the same instrument found in the Department of Forensic Science lab in Richmond and in the FBI lab in Quanitco. We also acquired the Foster and Freeman Latent Print Imager which makes possi- ble significant enhance- ment of latent prints that were once not useable for analysis. This accompa- nies the Morpho Trak fin- gerprint scanner which scans fmgerprints instead of capturing with ink. "The final pieces of our lab are extraordinary for our area. They are the Gas Chromatograph, Gas Chromatograph Mass Spectrometer, Fourier Transform Infrared Spectrometer and Ultra Violet Spectrometer. These highly specialized, scientific instruments give our students not only the ability to retrieve evidence but also develop an under- standing of the analysis phase of the investigation. This is especially relevant to our students who wish to climb the career ladder aspiring to be Forensic Scientists. This equipment is the same as they would be exposed to in the work environment. "Brief descriptions of what our technology is used for is as follows: 1. The use of the Gas Chromatograph includes drug detection, fire investi- gation, environmental analysis, explosives inves- tigation, and identification of unknown samples. 2. Mass Spectrometry is used with the Gas Chromatograph to identify different substances within a test sample. 3. An Ultraviolet Spectrometer is able to determine, depending on the control or calibration, what substances are pres- ent in a target and exactly how much through calcula- tions of observed wave- lengths. 4. A Fourier Transform I n f r a r e d Spectrophotometer (FrIR) is an instrument used to examine specimens, both to detect the presence of target compounds and to measure the quantities of the compounds." For more information about PIVA programs in the region, contact Southwest Regional Adult Education at 866-581- 9935. Open House to be held August 16 at King University's Bristol campus King University will host an Open House on Saturday, Aug. 16 from 9- 11 a.m. at Nicewonder Hall located between the entrance gates on King College Road on the north side of King University's main campus. "Our GPS program is tailored to reduce the chal- lenges facing the adult learner," stated Mona Salyer, assistant vice-presi- dent for Enrollment Management Graduate & Professional Studies - Tri- Cities "Time and access are often barriers for stu- dents to finish their degrees. By offering class- es in convenient locations, one night per week, the working adult may obtain their degree in as little as 16 months and open the door for professional advancement."; This Open House will provide the opportunity to meet one-on-one with fac- ulty, financial aid coun- selors, enrollment coun- selors, and career center counselors. GPS degree offerings include undergraduate degrees in Applied Science, Business Administration, Communication, Criminal Justice, English, Health Informatics, Healthcare Administration, History, Information Technology, Interdisciplinary Studies, Pathway, Psychology, Religious Studies, and RN- BSN. Also offered are mas- ter's programs in Business Administration, Education, and Nursing, as well as a doctorate program in Nursing Practice. "Whether it is a person- al goal or a step toward fur- thering their career, King is making it easier for work- ing adults throughout the region in their quest to obtain their degree," said Salyer. "; Application fees will be waived for all who attend. For more information, please contact King's Office of Admissions at admissions@king.edu or toll free at 800.362.0014. You may also apply online at http://gps.king.edu. @ll*@ o@ @ @ @@@@o ooe ! Cinema CRy i Stadium Th|a-[" Sheriff's Report .o Moe Hotiine For Showtimes : 276-679-4252 . Check Shoimes Online nortoncinema.com : CENTRA, L : " DRIVE- IN " Bltekood, VA -27(5--079-3761 e e PIULTS:  I?,HILORIEN: S4 itOOOOOOeO Clinch River Farmers Market Saturday 8 am - 1 pm Wednesday 2 pm - 5 pm The Farmers Market is open. Don't miss this opportunity to check out a great selection of peaches, cam, cucumbers, squash, beans, apples, cabbage, new potatoes, onions, jams, jellies, honey, salsa, eggs, etc., baked goods, breads and crafts. Now is the time to get corn, beans and peaches for canning and freezing. Entertainment: Master Gardener Tips and D,me Music of Chadie Engle 11:00 am Attention Parents: The Wise County Health Department will be set up at the Wednesday markets with five dollar coupons for all children under the age of 18. These coupons can be spent on fresh fruits and vegetables, Any child accompanied by a parent or guardian is eligible to receive the coupons, On Wednesday, Aug. 27 we will have Story Time at the market, All children attending will receive a free book. Don't forget the Farmers Market Cookbooks are still available. We ate certified to accept debit cards, EBT ad senior citizen coupons. "le first n dollars of EBT purchases wilt be doubled, Support yam" local faaaners and crafters and enjoy a tree cup of coffee at the Clinch River Famers Market. wlth Mild00d by Hab00 CRAB DIP CASSEROLE 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1 1/2 cups Pepperidge Farm Herb Stuffmg 1 onion, diced 1 cup celery, diced 3 tbsp. ketchup 1 lb. crab meat, chopped 3 tbsp. Worcestershire sauce salt and pepper to taste Mix all ingredients together. Pour into a but- tered 9x13 casserole dish. Bake 350 degrees for 40 minutes. Serve hot with whole wheat crackers or anything of your choice I J PEA CASSEROLE I 2 cans sweet peas, drained 1 can cream of musl- room soup 1/4 cup milk i Durkee fried onions i salt and pepper to tast Mix mushroom soup and milk; blend together. " Add peas; mix well. Add 1/2 can of Durkee onions, salt and pepper. Stir togeth- er; top with remaining onions. Bake 350 degrees for 30 minutes. APPLE SQUARES 2 cups graham cracker crumbs 1/2 cup butter, melted 6 oz. semi-sweet choco- late morsels 6 oz. butterscotch morsels " 1 cup flaked coconut 2 cups freely chopped Granny Smith apples 1 1/2 cups chopped pecans 1 (14 oz.) can sweet- ened condensed milk Stir together graham crackers and butter; press into 13x9 inch pan: Layer semi-sweet chocolate and next 4 ingredients; drizzle with condensed milk. Bake 350 degrees for 40 to 45 minutes. HIDDEN VALLEY RANCH BUFFALO WINGS 24 chicken wings/drum- mettes 1/2 cup butter, melted hot sauce to taste 3 tbsp. vinegar 2 pkgs. Hidden Valley Dressing Mix 1/2 tsp. paprika Combine melted butter, vinegar and hot sauce. Pour over chicken. Place chicken on foil-lined bak- ing sheet and sprinkle with contents of 1 pkg. dry dressing mix. Bake 350 degrees for 25 to 35 min- utes or until browned. Remove from oven and sprinkle with paprika. 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Figured I knowed that mountain much better than that game warden, so I thought. I pretty soon lost him. ! looked back and there was no one behind me. But I ran all the way to the house just to find out a few days later that it was another hunter that was in the same shape that I was in. He didn't have any license either But they did run me out of the woods. But years has gone by and I have learned a lesson from that particular morning. Satan is spreading himself as a green boy tree. But I learned, whatever the occa- sion might be, you need to just stand your ground. The Bible says "Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid." The Bible says, "And fear not them which kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul; but rather fear Him which is able to destroy both soul and body in hell." And now we are living in a time when our fine government is putting so many laws and restrictions against the Christian people and lead- ing 100% to the Muslim faith, we just need to be steadfast and unmovable, Area reunions... EVANS FAMILY REUNION A reunion for family and friends of Thomas Elbert and Eliza (Holbrook) Evans will be held Saturday, August 16 from 1 until 4 pm at Midway Church Fellowship Hall, Bull Run Road. Bring drinks for your family, a dish or dessert to share. Call 703- 241-0493 or 276-762-2234 for more information. HALL REUNION " The family and friends of Allen Hall and Ezra Hall are invited to a reunion on Sunday, August 31 from 11 until 3 at the Old Courthouse picnic shelter on Hwy 58 in Dickensonville. Bring a covered dish. Everyone Here to serve Hamilton Pharmacy & Couch Home Medical always abounding in the Word of Truth. And fear not, little flock, for there are more with us than there are with them. So when they tell us that we can't pray, sing a hymn, or men- tion God in. a public place, I hope that there's enough good strong Christians out there that will remember this story and will lift up the name of Jesus every- where you go. Don't run, stand your ground. Just remember the old boy that ran me out of the woods, he was just wanting to have a better chance at all the game. So the words com- ing from Satan is no more than just a scarecrow. He just wants you out of the way so he can steal another sheep. Our pharmacy will compete with the big boys/ Plus we have jewelry and watches. Layaway jewelry for your special occasions! Also we have a wide selection of much needed $1 items! We are buying gold and coins. Top dollar paid! Couch Home Medical can provide you with all your home medical needs Corner of 4th Avenue and Russell St. Ph 276-762-9080 Fax 276-762-9081 welcome. 19th ANNUAL SILCOX REUNION The descendants of Joseph and Laura Ball Silcox, Monroe and Alice Silcox and Ambrose and Zilphia Counts Silcox and related familes will gather for the annual reunion September 13 at the Student Center, behind The Wise County Sheriff's Office reports the following activities for the period of 07/28/2014 through 08/03/2014. Wise Central Dispatch received a total of 1,573 calls for this seven-day period. Of the total calls received 275 were dis- ,patched to the Sheriff's Office Total number of Domestic calls for this period was 7. Criminal Process for this period: Served 27 Felony Warrants, 40 Misdemeanor Warrants, 0 DUI Arrests. Dickenson County Career Center beginning at 10 am. Bring a coverd dish and join the fun. For more info call Reba 276-395-2725. WOOD, PHILLIPS, NEECE REUNION will be held Saturday, August 23 from 10-5 at Dinsmore Hall, St. Paul. Everyone welcome and bring a cov- ered dish annd drink. Civil Process Served: 412 Civil Papers , Traffic Accidents: 2 15 Additional Criminal Investigations were initiat- ed and 17 Cleared by Arrest. Sheriff's Office provid- ed 213 man-hours of Court Room Security. Unlocked Vehicles: 25 Escorted Funerals: 3 The Sheriff's Office Transported: 1 Adult In State 1 Adult Out of State 2 Mental Patients 3 Juvenile Total Transports: 7 Total Transport Hours: 71 Visit, call or email Katie Carter StateFarm 276-762-7251 CATHYTHYMAY.COM