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CLINCH VALLEY TIMES St. Paul, Va. Thursday, September 8, 2016 Page 5 These Dante photos of 1940 were shared by Frank Kilgore. Dante 1940's Area reunions... Annual Silcox Reunion...The descen- dents of Jospeh and Laura Ball Silcox, Monroe and Alice Silcox and Ambrose and Zilphia Counts Silcox and related families will gather for the annual reunion September 10 at the Clinchco Senior Citizen Building, begin- ning at 10 am. Please bring a covered dish and join the fun. For more information call Reba at 276-395-2725. The Huffine, Scott, Slagle, France, Francis, and Price Reunion will be held on Saturday, September 10, 2016 from 10 am to 2 pm at the Boones Creek Christian Church, 305 Christian Church' Road, Gray, Tennessee 37615. Please Bring Food, Family, Friends, and Memorabilia. For more information on this reunion, please contact Elaine Scott Cantrell at (423) 257-2264. Skeen Reunion...The family of Luther Skeen will meet at the home of Betty Adams in Stoney Point Hollow Castlewood on September 18 at 11 am. All family and friends are invited to come. Bring a covered dish of food and enjoy a day of fellowship with friends. Russell County Extension News The Russell County Unit of the Virginia Tech and Virginia Division presents this week's Extension News. Extension Calendar of Events State Extension September 2-10 Russell County Fair and Horse Show September 23 Sheep Field Day and Katahdin Ram Sale SW VA AREC - Glade Spring, VA If you need information about any of the listed events, please call the Extension Office at (276) 889-8056 or check Virginia Cooperative Extension - Russell County on Facebook. SCOTT JESSEE - AGRICULTURE August VQA Feeder Calf Sale The latest Virginia Quality Assured Calf Sale was held on Monday, August 22nd at 6:00 pm on the Virginia Cattlemen's Tel-O-Auction. 1,382 calves sold as 20 lots. Prior to the sale, there was a small rally in the Livestock Futures Market. This certainly helped out! Listed below are the average weights per load and the sales prices ($ / Cwt): STEERS: 520#- $162.00.; - $155.00; 725# - $151.50; - $134.50; 920# - $134.50 HEIFERS: 590# - 164.00; 630# - $160.00; 665# - $156.50; 695# 755# - $148.00; 785# - $145.50; 815# - $141.50, 860# 515# - $138.00; 555# - $146.50; 610# - $145.50, 640# - $141.00; 675# - $138.50; 710# - $135.00; 740# - $131.00; 780# - $128.50; 840# - $125.00; 950# - $119.00 The VQA calves were weighed and shipped on Monday, August 29th (steers) and August 31 st (heifers) from Tri-State Market in Abingdon. By working togeth- er, producers were able to add $153,118.15 to the value of their animals (average premium of $110.79 per head). Sales prices were directly compared to the Virginia Department of Agriculture's Graded Feeder Cattle Report for the week of August 18 - 24, 2016. M&L #1 and #2 cattle were used to calculate premiums. Listed below are some sale statistics: Total Animals Delivered 1,382 head VQA Steer Premium +$16.78 / Cwt Average Steers Value (S/head) $1,082.13 VQA Heifer Premium +$14.85 / Cwt Average Heifer value (S/head) $942.04 The next VQA Feeder Calf Sale will be held on November 7th on the Virginia Cattlemen's Tel-O-Auction. To be eligible, calves must be weaned by October 1st. Last day for vaccinations is October 31st. For more information about the VQA Program or to consign calves, please contact the Extension Office (889-8056). The Russell County Extension Unit -- Cornelia Estep, Scott Jessee, Donna Meade and Bill Worrell -- is located on 135 Highlands Drive, Lebanon, VA. Check out the Virginia Cooperative Extension Website at St. Paul Elementary FBLA Team...St. Paul Elementary is excited to introduce the first FBLA Charter at their school. Anne Baker, the local advisor, has created a middle school level chapter at SPE. Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) is a co-curricular orga- nization which teaches students leadership skills and is the largest student organization in the world. As part of the business class, the student can be involved with academic competitions, create career portfolios, and work with community and other school-related pro- jects. Each year, FBLA-PBL helps over 230,000 members prepare for careers in business. FBLA-Middle Level (FBLA-ML) for junior high and middle school students has over 21,500 members and more than 700 chapters. The Kiwanis Club of Coeburn recently awarded two $1,000 scholar- ships to recent graduates of Eastside High School in Coeburn, Virginia. The Kiwanis Club of Coeburn was chartered on March 15, 1923, and continues to give the youth of Coeburn the chance to learn, experience, dream, grow, succeed and thrive. Left to right are Kendra Stanley; Jess Powers, Kiwanis President; and Charles Blaine Gibson. Not picture are Kiwanis Club members: Richard Sturgill, Treasurer; Mike Holbrook, Secretary; Bill Hunsaker, Robby Robbins, Shirley Robbins, Charlie McConnell, and Marty Large. The Wise County Sheriff's Office reports the following activities for the period of 08/22/2016 through 08/28/2016. Wise Central Dispatch received a total of 1,816 calls for this seven-day period. Of the total calls received 375 were dis- patched to the Sheriff's Office Total number of Domestic calls for this Sheriff's Office provid- period was 10. ed 256 man-hours of Court Criminal Process for Room Security. this period: Served 40 Unlocked Vehicles: 13 Felony Warrants, 49 Escorted Funerals: 7 Misdemeanor Warrants, 4 The Sheriff's Office DUIArrests. Total Transport for this Civil Process Served: period: 6 425 Civil Papers Total Transport Hours: Traffic Accidents: 7 22.5 14 Additional Criminal ~ 1,959 Visitors to Investigations were initiat- Courthouse. ed and 22 Cleared by Arrest. Coffee time at library invites seniors Every Monday at 10 cider or hot chocolate and a.m. the J. Fred Matthews light refreshments. Visit Memorial Library will host with your friends, talk Coffee Time for all areaabout the news going on in senior citizens. Seniors are the area, read the local invited to stop by the newspapers or browse library from 10-11 a.m. and through the library's maga- have a cup of coffee, tea, zine selections. Make plans to come by the library each Monday for coffee and conversation. For more information contact the J. Fred Matthews Memorial Library at 276-762-9702.