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4-H participants Russell/Scott County Jr. 4-H The 2013 Russell and Scott play the part of 'mad scientists' Counties Junior 4-H Camp was most successful! It was held July 22-26. This year, 154 Russell and Scott County campers, Teen Leaders and adult volunteers participated in the fun-filled educational week at the 4-H Center in Abingdon. 'DR Seuss' was the theme of this year's camp. Everyone enjoyed the green eggs for breakfast and the Seuss character dress up events! While at camp the youth enjoyed learning new skills in their many camp class choices. These classes included: Swim- ming class for beginners and advanced swimmers, Horse- manship, Archery, Crafts, Dance, Lego Robotics, Bugging Around, Fun Foods Snacks, Outdoor Cooking, Drama, Zip- line, Nature Science, Ropes Course, Basketball, Fishing and many others. A class called OOEY GOOEY which was taught by Russell County vol- unteers Tracy Dale and Jackie Hackney was a big hit with all the participants. The kids got to as they mixed the ingredients to create Slime, Ooze, Goop and edible Play ,Dough to name a few. Volunteers Cookie Ketron and Helen Matney shared their excellent cooking skills with the campers in the Fun Food Snacks Class. An outstanding group of Russell County teens taught and assisted with classes and served as Teen Counselors. Those teens were: Logan Kim, Tammy McCall, Madi Casteel, Wayne and Alysa Potts, Paula Kiser, Lance Campbell and Tiffany Helbert. We could not have conducted the camp week with- out the help and excellent leadership of these young men and women! They were very mature and trustworthy in the way they looked out for the campers, kept their schedules, taught and assisted with classes and worked with the adults and Permanent 4-H Center Staff. There was a special time set aside for an activity called '4-H Gives Back'. During this session Camp each of the camping groups worked to .complete a service project at the camp's fish pond. Their hard work will help to preserve the banks of the pond and make it accessible to all 4-H Camp visitors. Camp Tee Shirts have been ordered. Each 4-H Camper will be notified when they arrive! The Russell County 4-H Program wishes to thank the following organizations and in- dividuals for their most generous support of the 4-H Camping Program. Without their dona- tions and scholarships many of' the Russell County 4-H Camp- ers, teens and adult volunteers would not have been able to participate. C-Health PC, D's D6cor & Design, LTD, Dominion Office Products, Ken's Chrysler Dodge Jeep, Larry E. Johnston & Assoc., Lebanon Insurance Agency, Lebanon Lions Club, Leonard Companies, Russell County Farm Bureau, Russell County Funeral Home and Starnes, Inc. Senior 4-Her represents Russell County in the State 4-H Talent Competition Preston Davidson, from Lebanon High, brings home a blue ribbon after representing Russell County in. the State Level 4-H Talent Competition held at Virginia Tech on June 18. Preston competed in the Senior Division of the instrumental category, playing "Home Sweet Home" and "Just Keep Picking" on the banjo. During introduce- tion on state, Preston recognized Jesus Christ, and thanked Him for the talent. Also, a special thanks to Preston's great-papaw, Toby Hubbard, for banjo lessons and much support. Preston is to be commended for his hard work and dedication; a job well done! You can see Preston perform in the Local Talent Showcase at the Russell County Fair on Saturday, September 7 at 6:30 p.m. Preventing fraud The Farm Service A supports the Risk Management Agency in the prevention of fraud, waste and abuse of the Federal Crop Insurance Program. FSA has been, and will continue to, assist RMA and .:.insurance providers by monitoring crop conditions throughout the grow= ing season. FSA will continue to refer all suspected cases of fl, aUd. waste and abuse directly to RMA., Producers can report suspect= ed cases to the FSA office, RMA, 'or the- Office of the Inspector General. EMERGENCY? [ Dial 911 I I Preston Davidson and Toby Hubbard Imagination Library of Russell County fundraiser Get ready for The Race for cipants can post their pictures at Reading on August 24! This fundraiser for the Imagination Library of Russell County, in- cludes a Road Rally and a Poker Run. For the car enthusiast, the Road Rally challenges teams of 2-4 to explore Russell County using lue.s to find their way and answer tnwa questions; parti- Here to serve... I Hamilton Pharmacy [ & Couch Home Medicall Our pharmacy will compete with the big b0Ys! Plus we have jewelry and watches also a wide selection of much needed $1 items! We are buying gold and coins. Top dollar paid! Layaway jewelry for your special occasions! Couch Home Medical can provide you with all yc00r home medical needs. Corner of4th Avenue and Russell St Ph 276.762.9080 Fax 276-762-9081 each clue station and checkpoint to verify their achievement. The Poker Run offers fun for motor- cycle riders ploring Russell County. Winners in each event will be awarded a cash prize. Parti- cipants that complete either event will be registered for prizes from the event sponsors. Registration opens at 8 am that morning in the parking lot of the Russell County Govern- ment Center on Highland Dr. in Lebanon. The Road Rally kicks off at 9 am and the Pok,,; Run at 10 am. At 11 am that morning a FREE bicycle rodeo will be held for children ages 5-12, spon- sored by Dlana Bodmer's State Farm Agency. Find the Race to Reading on Facebook for registration forms and more details. All proceeds benefit the Imagination Library of Russell County. An affiliate of Dolly Parton's Imagination Library, the Imagination Library of Russell County sends a book to preschool children living in Russell County. CVTimes Deadlines: Editorial copy. (birthdays, anniversaries, press releases, calendar items, weddings, etc) 3:30 pm Monday Advertising (classified and display) 12 noon Tuesday CLINCH VALLEY TIMES, St. Paul, VA, Thursday, August 29, 2013 P,,: Area reunions.. I PHILLIPS, WOODS &l | NEECE REUNION | I The Phillips, Woods and I Neece Reunion will be'held on | Saturday, August 24 from 11 am | until 5 pm at Dinsmore Hall in St. Paul. Bring a drink and covered dish. For more information contact 276-71i2- 0114. HALL REUNION The family and friends of Allen Hall and Ezra Hall are invited to a reunion on Sunday, August 25 at the Old Courthouse picnic shelter in Dickensonville. Time 1 lam until 3 pm. Everyone welcome. JOHNSON FAMILY REUNION The Johnson Family Reunion, descendants of Eliza and John Henry Johnson, will hold a reunion at the Cieveland Community Center on Saturday, August 31 beginning at 10 am. Bring a covered dish and drink. For more information call 276- 762-5689. SILCOX REUNION The descendents of Joseph and Laura Ball Silcox, Monroe and Alice Silcox and Ambrose and Zilphia Counts Silcox and related families will gather for the' 18 th annual reunion September 14 at the Dickenson County Career Center (ClincheD Vocational School) beginning at 10:00 am. Please bring a covered dish and join the fun. For more information call Reba at 276.395.2725. ERVINTON CLASS OF 1973 The Ervinton Class of 1973 40 th reunion is scheduled Saturday, September 14. If you haven't been cohtacted and are interested in attending "please call Scarlett Alderson a! 276.762.7553 ASAP. n.:.. w.,.tt Recipes by Mildred Hd&rt CHEESY ONION ROLL-UPS 1 cup sour cream 1 (8 oz.) cream cheese, softened cup finely shredded cheddar cheese 3A cup sliced green onions 1 tbsp. lime juice 1 tbsp. minced seeded jalapeno pepper Mix well. Spread on warmed 6 inch tortillas and roll up tightly. Wrap and refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Slice into 1 inch pieces. Serve with picante sauce. POTATO HAM BAKE 2 cans cream of chicken soup cup butter, melted 1 cup sour cream 1 cups shredded cheddar cheese 1 onion, chopped 2 cups cubed fully cooked ham 1 bag (32 oz.) frozen southern style hash brown potatoes, thawed Topping: cup butter, melted cup crushed cornflakes Combine soup, butter, sour cream, cheese and onion. Stir in ham and potatoes. Spread into a greased baking dish. For topping combine butter and cornflakes until crumbly. Sprinkle over top of ham mixture. Bake 350 uncovered for 1 hour. PEACHES 'N' CREAM PIE cup all-purpose flour 1 (3 oz.) cook and serve vanilla pudding mix cup milk 1 egg 1 teas. baking powder teas. salt 4 large fresh peaches, peeled and sliced 1 (8 oz.) cream cheese, softened cup sugar Combine flour, pudding mix, milk, egg, baking powder and Salt. Beat for 2 minutes. Spread into a greased 9 inch pie plate, Arrange peaches over batter to within inch of edge. Beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth; spoon over peaches. Combine 2 teas. sugar and 9, teas. cinnamon together. Sprinkle over top. Bake 350 for 35 minutes. APRICOT BARS 1 cups flour 1 tsp. baking powder tsp. salt 1 cups oats 1 cup brown sugar cup margarine cup apricot preserves Sift dry ingredients together. Stir in oats and sugar, cut in butter until crumbly. Pat 'A crumbs in 1 lx7 inch pan. Spread with preserves, top with crumbs. Bake 375 for 35 minutes. Wise Co. Sheriff's office offers "Good Morning Wise County The Wise County Sheriff's Office offers a free service to all seniors of Wise County and the City of Norton. The Good Morning Wise County program provides a volunteer to call and check on the welfare of all participants, to determine if they have food; heat in winter, and cooling in the summer. They also want to make sure participants in the program are not being abused, mistreated, or neglected. All eligible seniors are"-en- couraged to sign up and use this free service. To sign up call Wilma at 276-328-7114 and leave your name and phone number. You may also call Sheriff Oakes, or a member of his staff, at 276-328-3756. The only information required is your name, address, phone number, and a contact person in case of emergency. *GO TO COOPERTIREREBATES.COM FOR REQ01RED DOWNLOADABLE OFFICIAL MAIL-II',P FORM AND FOR OF?ICIAL TERMS & CONDITIONS. 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