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Page 4 CLINCH VALLEY TIMES, St. Paul, VA, Thursday, October 8.2009 New arrival Micah and Callie (Harrill) Montgomery of Chuckey, Ten- ......... nessee, are proud to announce the birth of their son, Augustus ....... • .... Grayson Montgomery, on July Castlewood High School Science Department 18. He weighed seven pounds, twelve ounces and was 20 'A Castlewood High School Science Department inches long. honeymoon. Grandparents are Keith and receives educational grant from Dominion GaryShirl Smithand Sherry°f CastlewoOdMontgomeryand The Science Department at portent to each science class in vice president and president of of Bristol, TN. Great Grand- fo th R d Castlewood High School wasthe school, the Dominion Foundation. "It is puppy is Stuard Keith of St. r e ecor among 50 schools and institu- The initiative will encourage important to support the fresh Paul and Great NaNa is J. Fred Matthews Memorial tions in nine states that received students to pledge to do ideas and intellectual potential Georgia Buckles, Bristol, TN Library and St. Paul Elementary $300,000 in educational grants something personally tO help of tomorrow's workers and and Great Granny is Mildred School will join Jumpstart's from Dominion for the 2009- .protect the environment by leaders in this industry," he said. Montgomery. Read for the Record campaign, 2010schoolyear. changing their lifestyle. One Dominion began its Virginia designed to break the world Jane Carter, chairwoman of such change might be turning off City Hybrid Energy Center Copper Creek ecor for the largest shared the Science Department at the lights when they leave a project near St. Paul in June reading experience ever. • Castlewood High, and three room. 2008. The project is more than On Thursday, October 8, other science teachers at the The educational awards by 36 percent complete and isFall Festival children andadultswillberead- _ school received a $2,500 check the Dominion Foundation can be scheduled to begin commercial ing The Very Hungry Caterpillar, :from Dominion at a recentas much as $10,000. The operation in mid-2012, by Eric earle. Children in grades ineeting of the Russell County company has awarded more than Dominion (D-NYSE) is one The Copper Creek Elemen- PK-2 classes at SPES will read School Board. $2.6 million in such grants since of the nation's largest producers tary Fall Festival will be held the book with their teachers, and The money, from the Dom-the program began in 1996.of energy, with a portfolio of Saturday, October 17, from 6-10 Miss Barbie, from the Library, inion Educational Grants Part- Energy conservation - approximately 27,000 mega- p.m. will be sharing the book with nership Program, was provided combined with new and watts of generation. Dominion Live music will be performed Headstart students. Pre-school through the Dominion Found- emerging technologies - will serves retail energy customers in by Bluegrass Circle Band. children and their parents are ation, Dominion's philanthropic play a leading role in meeting 12 states. For more information Concessions include a hot invited to drop by the Library arm. It will be used by Carter the future demand for electricity about Dominion, visit the dog and/or barbecue dinner with any time during the day on and her fellow teachers to add an in the United States," saidcompany's Web site at homemade chili and hot fudge Thursday and read this classic environmental science com-William C. Hall Jr., a Dominion, cake for dessert. The Copper Creek/Moccasin Portal 31 underground coal Fire Oepartment wiU have bingo for prizes valued at up to $25. There will be children's games mine attraction slated to open with prizes, gold fish game, ring toss, a craft room and a cake Library will host a reading and Saturday, October 10 wa . The King, Queen andbook signing by author Neva • Prince, Princess will be crowned Bryan on Thursday, October 15. Three decades after the coal out of the portals to the at9p.m. The community is invited to historic coal mine in this Ap- modem conveyors used today, attend the event, which takes palachian town played out and The tour will last about 30 October GED ,,.ceat6:,0,m shut down, local officials are minutes. Part of the Lonesome Pine 1alarming the revival of old Portal Gardner was responsible for Regional Library, the Wise Lib- 31 usa Disney-like tourist at- ensuring that the mine poses no test dates in rary is located at 124 Library traction with animatronic miners risk to tourists. That meant Road; Wise. Call 276-328-8061 and underground tours. Opening limiting tours to only the if you have questions about the ceremonies are scheduled for sturdiest half mile section of the Wi CO ty event. Saturday, October 10 at 2 p.m. mine, installing a super-strength se un Bryan, an award-winning po- Bruce Ayers, president of wire mesh across the ceilings to et, is the author of St. Peter's Southeast Kentucky Community keep rocks fi'om failing and The Regional Adult Educa- 2"Monsters, atilt of romantic sue- and Technical College and head drilling d0uBlethe number of 4- tion Program will offer the pense set ih Southwest Virginia. of a committee that oversees the foot-long bolts into the overhead Official Practice GED Test on _v_ TMs book has the elements Portal 31 project, said the corn- rock to hold them in place. Happy birthday, October 23, at9 a.m. at that keep a reader's nose punches of an authentic tourist Tunnel walls have been covered the Wise Adult Learning Center. between the pages, says Bryan. destination are already in place - with a sealant to permanentlyEmily Williams celebrated This is a free test. Call 1-800- Love, passion and murder. There most of the houses, stores, bind the coal and rock in place, her seventh birthday on 422-3433 to sign up for theare strong characters, conflict schools and churches built by Contractors also sealed off September 18 with a surprise practice test. and resolution. All set in our coal companies in Lynch and unused mine tunnels to keep party given by her family at The GEDExamwillbegiven beautiful mountains. nearby Benham and Cumberland methane gasesout, the Dungannon Depot. She Saturday, October 17, at the Readers have praised Ms. are still standing. The exhibition The final safety measure will was greeted by "The Good Education Center, Building C, Bryan for writing with an mine follows a plan developed be a metal-roofed rail ear that Times Band." There was live in the Wise County School evocative sense of place and a by Gerard Hilferty & Associates, tourists will ride through the music and dancing. She is the Board complex. Testing will be- gentle style, and for creating an interpretive planning and mine. daughter of Jamie and Hope gin at 8 a.m. Registration must delicately drawn characters. Her exhibition design firm that has Southeast Education Found- Williams. She has one sister, be done no later than two days poems and short fiction are developed museums and tourists ation spent $750,000 to Malorie. prior to the exam. Call Karen designations around the nation strengthen the walls inside the Grandparents are Bill and Whitt at Fry Hall, 276-328-8612 and world, mine. An additional $1.75 ' Alice Strong, Michael Grizzle for more information or to Ayers said animatronic ex- million in federal and state funds and Phyllis Williams. She has register. hibits in Portal 31 allow a were used to develop the two aunts, Brittany and ...... fictional miner, the miner's son underground exhibits, which in Amanda, three uncles, Shawn, [ Vnn ir [ and grandson to tell tourists addition to animatronics also Jerry and Tyler and one baby I , v,,,, ,,,,., I about the evolution of mining, includes a state-of-the-art audio cousin, Shaleigh. I could ] Ayers said the exhibits will be so visual presentation that cascades realistic that visit°re might think °ff the surfaces °f a large I I I they're seeing coal being mined, undergrotind cavern. Need a band? Call be here! I Lexington mining engineer Tours and tickets are • t --- Steve Gardner, a consultation for available through the Kentucky [Good Times Band ll YARD SALE the project, said visitors will be Coal Mining Museum, located in able to view the history of nearby Benham. Please call 606- I (e0untrv, bluegrass) II ..... mining from the early 1900s 848-1530 or visit[ [I I-rh when ponies were used to pull , Billy J0 Grizzle Rolling Hills TOURI I.-WOR Rainorshine, ~ILRI~ Ernie's Drug and GilEs ! hone 762-5800 Ernie Keith, Pharmacist Your hometown pharmacy' 7/,tju LOCATED BESIDE FOOD (21TY Pharmacy & Your Health Swine Flu Prevention and Treatment The "swine flu" outbreak that started in the spring of 2009 is Ernie's Drug and Gifts Phone 762-5800 Ernie Keith, I'harmacist Your hometown pharmacy LOCATED BESIDE FOOD CITY caused by a specific H1N1 influenza A virus that is comprised of two swine strains, one human strain, and one avian influenza strain. This influenza virus can be transmitted from person to person. Infected persons are likely to be contagious for at least 7 days after ' symptoms begin, and possibly longer in children, the elderly,and persons with chronic conditions. The most common signs and symptoms of the 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus include fever, cough, sore throat, and headache. Symptoms may range from mild to severe, possibly requiring hospitalization. A vaccine to prevent pandemic H1NI influenza A infection is planned and should become available early to mid-October 2009. Pregnant women, caregivers of children less than 6 months of age, healthcare workers, and persons between 6 months to 24 years of Box 939 age are particularly recommended to receive vaccination. Oseltamivir (Tamiflu) and zanamivir (Relenza) are antiviral Lebonon, VA 24266 neuraminidase inhibitor medications. Antivirals should be started as soon as possible after the appearance of influenza symptoms. If w/rv, coIT persons infected with H1N1 influenza A develop pneumonia, antibacterial medications may be prescribed. We Now Carry $1 Phone (276) 889-1380 a Great Selection of $1.00 items! Fax (276) 889-1388 .. See us for all your health and beauty needs PUBLIC FAX # 276-762-0213 FIFTH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY...Timmy and Kristy Lee of St. Paul are celebrating their fifth anniversary on October 10. Timmy is the son of Effie F. Lee of St. Paul and the late Roy Lee. Kristy is the daughter of Larry and Louise Trent of St. Paul and the granddaughter of Dixie Cornett of St. Paul. They are celebrating their-anniversary in Pigeon where "he proposed to her and later spent thei Partnership for Literacy: Read story that is celebrating forty years in print. The day's activities are designed to generate public awareness about the importance of early childhood education. In partnership with Jumpstart and the Pearson Foundation, J. Fred Matthews Memorial Library and St. Paul Elementary School support this project for literacy development and encourage the entire community to learn more about this important campaign by visiting You may also contact Burble Merlette at the Library or Kathy Stewart at St. Paul Elementary School. Wise County Public Library will host reading by Neva Bryan The Wise County Public published in literary magazines throughout the Southeast. She has received more than fifteen writing prizes. Her latest poetry publication is in the anthology We All Live Downstream, a book published by Motes Books, Louisville, Kentucky. St. Peter's Monsters is the story of Peter Sullivan, a home- sick college student teetering on the edge of alcoholism. He discovers bigger monsters than the bottle when a mysterious young woman enters his life. Wren has fled Peter's beloved Appalachian hills and now he must find out why she is keeping secrets about her past. As they turn to each other for comfort, they are linked together in a chain of love, tragedy, and murder...a chain that binds them when they find themselves back in the haunted shadows of the Virginia coalfields. For more information, visit the author's website, Your New OOOO OOOOOO Best Friend... : , • , ,,' , • Cinema City" FREE • ..... 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