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The library seeks a design that reflect the library of today, a public institution with a strong association with the print book that now includes the internet and computer access in an on- going attempt to meet the needs of Russell County residents. The logo can reflect the two locations suitable for use in print, such as on flyers and letterhead, as well as in digital format, such as on a webpage, and may be rendered in black and white or in color. A $50 prize will be awarded to the winning design; $25 prize will be awarded to the winner of the most votes in the Peoples' Choice contest. Both designers will also receive a limited edition shirt bearing the new logo. Both awards will be announced at a reception December 3, to unveil the new logo. The name, mailing address and phone of the designer must be included on a separate sheet with each design. The winning design becomes the property of the library and its sole use is reserved to the library. The BOB SALYERS is pic- tured with his grandson Ryan during the Pre-K students' Grandparents Day at St. Paul Elemen- tary School last week. and the founding date or not. It's i up to the designer! You may contact the library for more 5nformation on the history and background of the library. I The logo will need to be ,Bush Mill Days The Nickelsville Ruritan Club is sponsoring its annual F'all festival, Bush Mill Days, on gaturday, DCtober 3, from 10-5 It Bush Mill in Nickelsville. Featured activities are crafts, i'esh corn meal ground from the storic Bush Mill, apple butter aking, and soup bean dinners th cornmeal ground at the library reserves the right to REUNIONS accept, reject or alter any design submitted. Designs must be submitted by October 13, in print or digital format (emailed to in Nickelsville mill. Fresh cornmeal and apple butter will be available for sale all day. Gospel and country music performances will also be available all day. Everyone's invited to enjoy a fun-filled day at the Mill. for more information, call 276-479-1705. TRAMMEL REUNION The 10th Annual Trammel Reunion will be held at the Trammel Baptist Church Satur- day, September 26, beginning at 11 a.m. Bring a covered dish and share the fun with old friends and enjoy the good Gos- pel music. For more informa- tion, call 495-8140. CLINCH VALLEY TIMES, St. Paul, VA, Thursday, September 24, 2009 Page 5 National Storytelling Festival expects big crowds in its 3 7 th year, Octot,00 ',r 2-4 monwealth's Attorney Office .... ....... 00'O00iTm00s ubscribe toda o the a i office held a public auction in Castlewood on September 19 to ,' 762-7671 sell a46-acre farm. Nearly 100 ...... people attended the auction. ', The property was seized ROU i I Fall & Christmas Craft Sale St. Paul United Methodist Church Saturday, October 3, 9 am-1 pm Sponsored by the St. Paul United Methodist Women including: Autumn, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas decorations, stocking stuffers, "anytime" gifts homemade baked goods, biscuits, coffee and drinks, One stop shopping for all your autumn and Christmas decorating and gift giving! A safe step to comfort and independence A walk-in tub is independence for those who value self-sufficiency at a much lower price. Lifetime warranty on double-sealed door as well as tub All these features and more.standard at 30-40% less than the competition CALL TODAY! 1-600- newtubs 1-800-639-8827 For Free Consultation Ask about our 100% Financing available Senior citizen Discount! s--A00e"00s-r E WALK--IN TUB CO. America's foremost storytell- ers will showcase their craft in front of thousands of fans for the 37 th annual National Storytelling Festival in Jonesborough, Ten- nessee's oldest town, the week- end of October 2-4. Produced by the Interna- tional Storytelling Center (ISC), the National Storytelling Fest- ival is the premier platform for professional storytellers. This year's featured per- formers include old favorites like Donald Davis and Kathryn Windham, regional voices like Shelia Kay Adams and Bil Lepp, and international perspectives from Roslyn Bresnick-Perry and Niall de Burca. Festival performances which are all staged under big-top tents scattered across historic Jones- borough, will run from 10 a.m. on Friday through 4:30 p.m. on Sunday. Separate ticketing is available for special concerts such as Ghost Stories (8 p.m. on both Friday and Saturday nights) and Midnight Cabaret, which Bro. Joseph Dunn Special Service There will be a Special Service at the Church of Most High God on Friday evening, September 25 at 7:00 p.m. The speaker will be Brother Joseph Dunn. will feature renowned musicians John McCutcheon and Chic Street Man at 10:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, respect- ively. Dubbed "the leading event of its kind in America" by USA Today, the festival has been an American institution since 1973. Today, it attracts audience mem- bers from across the United States who share the simple desire to have someone tell them a well-crafted story. Founder Jimmy Neil Smith has dedicated his career to gaining recognition for story- telling as an art form. For him, the festival is a powerful demon- stration of storytelling's uni- versal appeal. "Most of our lives are increasingly filled with distractions," Smith observes. "Our event offers the rare opportunity to unplug and spend a few days listening to people talk- leisurely and at length - one at a time. Autumn in Ten- nessee provides the perfect backdrop. It's like sitting on the Healthy back to Summer is winding down and thoughts are migrating toward "back to school". Most parents are excited, most kids are not. With the start of school, bad habits that accumulated in the summer will have to change. Some of these are bed times, homework guidelines, eating patterns and hygiene. One of the most important habits for children and adol- escents that are often overlooked is good oral hygiene. Since so many illnesses (like diabetes, heart disease, copd and others) are now being shown to link to oral health, it makes sense to establish healthy patterns while persons are young. These efforts will pay off in an individual's overall health in years to come. Some oral health routines for parents to establish in their chil- dren: 1. Avoid sugar sweetened beverages 2. Avoid sugar laden foods 3. Brush teeth twice a day i Classified advertising 762-7671 i First drug seizure land auction in Russell Co. brings $127,000 The Russell County Com- wealth's Attorneyl said, "I be- from Bobby Joe Hawkins and forfeited to the Commonwealth of Virginia. Commonwealth,s Attorney Brian Patton filed do- cuments in the Russell County Court that alleged Bobby Joe Hawkins had used the property in connection with the illegal distribution of narcotics. The Court issued an Order f'mding that the property was used in connection with Hawkins' ille- gal activities and forfeited the property to the Commonwealth of Virginia. The successful bid- der was an adjacent landowner who won the auction with a bid of $127,000. For over a decade, Russell County has participated in the Forfeited Asset Sharing Pro- gram, which is administered through the Department of Cri- minal Justice Services. Howev- er, this seizure and sale of land was the first of its kind in Russell County. The forfeiture program allows law enforce- ment agencies to seize assets that are either purchased with .proceeds of drug sales or used m connection with illegal drug activities..After the seizure is made, the agencies are permitt- ed to sell the assets and use a substantial portion of the funds for law enforcement purposes in Russell County. In the past Rus- sell County has seized numerous vehicles and money from drug offenders, but this was the first time land has been seized and sold. Brian Patton. Common- COOPER TRENDSETTER SE ALL-SEASON TREAD QUIET RIDE WHITEBLACK SIDEWALL lieve the drug dealers in Russell County have been sent an im- portant notice by this seizure and sale. Not only are you going to be sent to prison, but we are going to seize your money, vehicles and property." Patton further said, "Today's sale served two purposes-to deter people from illegally selling drugs in Russell County, and also to provide law enforcement agencies with more funding to combat our unremitting drug problem." He added, "Our county's drug problem is an epi- demic, spanning every genera- tion, and we, as a community, must aggressively fight this issue." Your ad could be here! DEADLY NEUROMUSCULAR DISEASES Muscular Dystrophy Association, 1-800-572-1717 world's biggest porch." This year's festival features performances by more than more than two dozen storytellers who represent a wide variety of traditions, including folk tales, fairy tales, and ancient legends from across the world. "Our line-up is just as diverse as our audience," says Susan O'Con- nor, Director of Programs, who vets the festival's talent. "Our tellers represent different cul- tures, ethnicities, styles, and geographic regions. The festival is so much more than a showcase of professional talent; it's transformative. Peo- ple go away and understanding how stories can enrich their lives at work, in the community, and even at the dinner table." The National Storytelling Festival is sponsored in part by Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, "the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Tennessee Arts Commission. For information and ticket prices, visit or call 800-952-8392, ext. 221. school habits 4. Floss between teeth once a day Unfortunately, these are hard for both parents and children. One company offers assist- ance in the brushing/flossing routine. A brushless electrical appliance has been developed that will give encouragement and add a degree of fun to the never ending hassle over brushing teeth. The unique technology power washes teeth and replaces tooth brushing and flossing in one step. It offers a high tech solution to an age old problem. Children can benefit from early healthy oral habits that parents can inspire by modeling and establishing a routine. As an adult, individuals will mole likely continue the healthy oral hygiene they established as children and will be less likely t , become sick .... Just like education is ah investment, excellent oral health habits are also. -4 "O r" m m O I11 ...i "O =U mmm O I11 U) Tri-County Tire Service 16618 East Riverside Dr. St. Paul', VA Mon. - Fri. 8 am - 5 pm; Sat. 8 am - 1 pm 276-762-9501 or 276-762-9591 __ =!g.00lnU Morgan McClure Ford 2010 Ford F150 Super Cab Pick Up 5 Star Safety Rating Salesman Ron Puckett would like all his friends and customers to visit him at Morgan McClure Ford It's Ford Truck Month We have great deals for you -- MORGAN McCLURE Saint Paul, VA (276) 762-5535