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d Page 4 CLINCH VALLEY TIMES, St Paul, VA, Thursday, September 6, 2012 ....... ..... Anthony Flaccavento and the story of Trammel Trammell in Dickenson said they were for sale at spend on each home. At the County, was a legacy of coal auction. Town residents, many auction, Anthony's organization .. camps, where a company would of Whom were living month-to- began bidding, sometimes again- - " build a town to house workers, month, were toldthey had three- st multiple competitors. They . Then they'd put in a company and-a-half weeks to move out of won the bidding on many of the store Usually the town consistedhomes most had lived in all their homes, and those the didn't ~~~ only of homes, th~ store, and th~ hveso they were able ,o buy back from " ll most basic infrastructure, if any. Anthony and his allies work- the successful bidders after the Miners would trade at the store ed to prevent this from hap- auction. ............ ....._ ll using scrip, which would often pening. They tried to find At the end of-the day, they llr [ l ' l lll leave them in debt to the someone among the 16 heirs had succeeded in buying all of .... company, who might be sympathetic to the the homes, so that no resident of .... - The owner of the coal corn- plight of the people of Trammel. Trammel was forced to move. pany who had built Trammel, One of the heirs tried to help, The attention they had gar- -. and owned the town, died in the but couldn't convince her kin to nered in the weeks leading up to • • :. late 1970s, after which his wife call offthe auction, the auction and on auction day - : _ became the owner. During thisSo Anthony and AOJP began itself attracted state and national .' period, the homes in the town raising funds for the people of support, so that the town of " '_ . began to fall into disrepair. Trammel to buy their town at Trammel, which previously had When the owner s wife d ed auction. They also began meet- enjoyed very httle mdoor .... .. . : 1986, Trammel was part of the ing with residents to try to or- plumbing and poor infrastruc- ..... • estate that was to be split among ganize opposition to the auction ture, was vastly improved. 16 heirs. An investment firm and prevent folks from being Thanks to the efforts of the recommended that the heirs kicked out of their homes, church, the townspeople, con- ..... liquidate the town, i e, sell it The fundraising was very cerned private citizens and non- and split the proceeds, grass-roots in nature: car profits, marshaled by Anthony Anthony Flaccavento had washes, bake sales, sales of what Flaccavento, the town of • ..... just begun working for the limited assets the townspeople Trammel became a much more ..... ...... , ......... Catholic diocese at the Appal- had Anthony also quickly up- livable place • " L;KArI ,,.A variety oI traits were enterefl in me }air exniDiI achian Office of Justice and he t for a number o- " .............. "-- p" f emergency There is still much work to "-. : ! Peace (AOJP), which covered, grants, be done in Trammel and . , | among other areas, Trammel and Anthony and some of the throughout southwest Virginia to II Dickenson County. A nun called residents also began reaching grow strong local economies, " ' | Anthony to tell him that the out to the media to draw ad- create jobs and improve lives. . ., l town was being auctioned off ditional attention to the situation. The story of Trammel serves as : ~ ~ ';~=;~:~ . [ and to see ff he could somehow By auction day, they had a template, for the tremendous !'. | help. raised a decentamountofmoney good that can be done when • '" | The auctioneer tacked signs and began to calculate how people work together for the ] to the homes in the town that much they would be able to greater good. i,ii AP loss filing I .I .... --"-/I .....,-. .... -.-,.v-,., The CCC-576, Notice of I '1 r, .. "l ,, ,, _.- I'.Loss, is used to report failed -< | I i[ ff'l ]i acreage and prevented planting j and may be completed by any . . producer with an interest in the LAYERED PUMPKIN l cup chopped celery crop. Timely filing a Notice of i ".='=' DESSERT ½ cup chopped green onions Loss ,!s required for all.crops 1 pkg. Twinkles ½ cup low fat sour cream mcmamg grasses, for tosses on ' 8 oz. cream cheese, softened ½ cup light ranch salad crops coveredd, by the Non-in- : 1 eu wd - -- • sureo t=rop ulsaster Assistance 8 oTg°ol sugar dressing .... Program (NAP)and crop insur- ,. :::-::-: . . p s oaconstrips, cooKea an(] ance, you must file a CCC'576 , 2. pkgs. instantvandla crumbled (Notice of Loss) in the FSA ' i : punning 1/3 cup chopped cashews County Office,within 15 days of , i i 15 oz. can pumpkin Combine peas, cauliflower, the occurrence of the disaster or i:-; I / ute2ilPumpkin pie spice :re ea ?d o: a S.geOsmsbine so ltPi ises boerCOmree?ppa en nt p • g; P g P P - '. !.. Slice twinkles in half len- over vegetables and toss to coat. ing, an acreage report and CCC- ' " hwise and nlace Cream side un 576 must be filed within 15 cal- ; FLOWERS...Part of the flower entries at the Fair. a single layer in a 9x13 nat EGG NOODLE CASSEROLE endar days of the final planting ' -' • '- " date tor the crop :. - .-, ,. .- St. Paul Volunteer M,x. cream cheese and sugar 1 ½1b. groundbeef ...... " . _ i :LAYS naraware t=enter mr me . until smooth. Fold in ½ of Cool 14 ½ oz. can peeled and uni v UD o:&ean :2U o ;/P°rn typ py ' Fire Deoartment Whip. Spread over twinkles, diced tomatoes withjuice lender. To file' a complaint of Arts announces schedule .... M xpuddmg, pumpkm, pumpkm l teas. salt discrimination, write to USDA, ,. ............... I' pOl'l, pie spice and milk. Spread over 1 tbsp. sugar Assistant Secretary for Civil ;: at,Lays,n oware . . e.ptemoer m MOU- The St Paul Volunteer Fire cream cheese layer. Spread re- 1 ½ cups sour cream Rights, Office of the Assistant :: 4";;'Tr2n; S ree is l°oCaw te w tl ngt °YS wlm me center tage Department answered seven calls maiming Cool Whip over pump- 3oz. cream cheese Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 ': P .... t,,in the month of August. kin layer. Sprinkle lightly with 'A onion, chopped Independence Avenue, S.W., Stop : F.verv Thnr~dav night l:t,v -3 car crashes pumpkin pie spice to arnish 10 oz e, o noodles cooked 9410, Washmgton, DC 20250- ," .an. n.an .... u ,a ..... 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UII1G1HI " .I < ' . - Go,u, ,tg Baru • • • :i.-, _ H ....I Wise offers Civil War: day trip .. .. ... :if DAILYm .5.0oO .;.OTp ] : "| t.'uts I-lightS I The Appalachian Warfare ers should be ready for moderate rractlce lest "lLs - l ,]liBl II • ll /llll IB' Almilpm~l/lAIImB I Program at The University of to strenuous walking. The full a a . ]aiikl'ULL r'AMILI' i Virginia's College at Wise is program has yet to be decided on-aemana • .... --- i sponsoring a day trip to Camp but the cost will be less than The Regional Adult Edu- ; i DAILY:4:30.7:lN..9:45PM i : "~,~'~ • SAT SUN 12 45 4 30 • i/ 752•'5953, Wildcat,. the Battle of Barbour= $100 per. person and lunch,, cation Program of Lee, Scott & • ^ 45 PM: i . _ _ vdle and Cumberland Ford on transportation, and tour will be Norton Public Schools will offer • J • ...... , ," .................. [= November 17. provided. Organizers of the trip the Official Practice Test (OPT) : r P F .ORa . : ,, __ " - ' ' -'iThe visit to some of the Civil will announce convenient pick on-demand at any of our summer • / SAT-SUN: 2:30 PM / • , - )) ' . • • % ) • !1 • fl " : 4' ! ,-,.._ [i W r's "Hidden Jewels is sport- up locations along the route from _classes. Those locauons are..m . . f a Lee County at the Jonesvllie • • il " 1101 li sored by the generous support o "setoCumberlandG p. ....... o f H~ANDRUNR "~ • ,.-4 Aoult Learningt=enteron . DALLY g 45 PM • Ih _ I __ t.4j I q the Slemp Foundation Please email Brian McKnight L : : J ' " " " u Tuesday and Thursday from 9 am • * I[ A lb.. [] Because of the terrain the at bdm2e@uvaw se.ed to ........... °--" """ n'-'-tth- " * II / / !1 / / / ~ l~ E I ....... -- ,. . . UIILII gOOIl. 111 OUULL ~.,UU ty ~ I; • f THE PO~E~ION ~-13 ~ • " ' ou will race, would be travel reserve a space tor me trip ........ i[ 11, I, I" [] , i,,dW / • H [I g p ,v,,,-o," ......... " _ Gate City Learning Center on•iDAlLY: 5:00 - 7:30 - 9:45 PM i " i - / ] t Tuesday and Wednesday from 9 i SAT-SUN: 12:15-2:45° 5:00 i ." II , i B/ [I IllelT DAII Ill IOPII I am until noon. In Wise County at *L 7:30o9:45PM J . II r I i I I / I ₯1 ll F It-- V U IVlUOC:U I the Wise Adult Learning Center .* It, " i II, / 1 , q I on Tuesday. and Thursday from : f ] : , 5 30 pm until S 30 pm . . . . ~ " • i • " ". " . SAT-SUN: 12:00 2:15 4:45 i.,,,. ,.-, ,,.,, .. ..,, . . .IiOPEN SATURDAYS 10 1 I For more reformation call• / 7:30.9:45PM /" II .~tWl', #'tlhP't1’1’’I , }e~'el~t.1~/~t.~,e/"• /’ttd/,. ’"/M//’.n [I I 877 RACE 2 GED • ) ° ...... " ''" " 3 or anvt'ime b aointment" (877.722.3243) orgoto o: " THE WORDS PG-13o ••: r _-_ Y PP I www.race2ged.org. • [ DAILY:4:30 7'.15 9:45PM ] • I!11/i * " ;! I ..... • SAT-SUN: 12:45 - 4:30 • "! L I " • 7:15 • 9:45 PM • T r 11"/ u ff ff',r Contact Jerry Couch 762 95 Coffee Time at :L J L!I II/X/I'. '" ) ome' ....... •[THI= I~XPIENDARLI=S 2 FI ]• :/ ~/' e' :~ i • DA LY 4 45 • 7 00 • 9:30 PM * i1 .... the Libra : : ,- Every Wednesday at IO:O0 7:0o • 9:30 PM II!' I l/| i/! I • ql . i:l UUIUK ALPAMUUI!H a.m. the J. Fred Matthews • i Ir • THE ODD LiFE OF TIMOTHY • 114 "• %A, A , 13!1 • • i , , , "-. -" Memorial Library will host • [ GREB PG ] . n • • J,], [ Purchased from Ameri Coffee Time for all area senior . | DAILY: 4:30. 7:00. 9:15 PM | •_. • !1 [ (No[ I am nota salesman) I citizens. Seniors are invited to * | SAT-SUN: 12:00.2:15- 4:30 [ • ,~ ~ ~, t 700 915PM - '< 1"x ii I '.m. ..,,;,;==.L ., ..... .,.,. I stop by the library from 10:00 * L :uu -u: o vM j . ' • = .. \ q cl t q I ..... I a.m. - 11:00 am. and have a cup * * Av. _ B XlkOLII[/i'l I i N Tlmd I of coffee, tea cider, or hot :f THE CAMPAIGN R ] • ,~' .~ / " I ~: " il ~ ..... [ ........ .',, chocolate and light refreshments * / DAILY: 4:45.7:15- 9:30 PM ] • "~ ~ V .... 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