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.... by Isaac Gibson and Mackenzie Trent , Due to the influx of new tudents at CHS from St. Paul, J0ur school has greatly expanded our student body. St. Paul High not only contributed great &apos;athletes, but clubs as well. The ,Lake Estonoa club, formerly of -SPHS, is now at Castlewood. ,They have long been com- :nended for their efforts in ,tudying the small wetlands, "located beside SPHS. They have even been featured in Virginia Wildlife magazine. Their most "recent accolade came this year, when their efforts made Cas- tlewood High a Virginia Naturally Recognized School. The school and club were pre- ,ented with a plaque to com- emorate all the work that the stonoa club has done to pre- ,-serve and study one of southwest .eVirginia's only wetlands. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month in October, yarious CHS clubs will join ::;together to raise awareness by :*way of a school and commumty ,supported tree covered in Pink xibbons and hearts. The Breast !,,ancer Awareness tree will be :xlisplayed in the foyer in front of ,the auditorium throughout this ,aonth. To purchase personalized ..earts, to honor. . friends or fam- -'fly, whether VlCtnms or survivors, #t . . . :or m support of continuity of .X :research, see Ms. Allen m the q3usiness Department or Mrs. ,Vencil in the Science Depart- ::3nent for more details. ; The Blue Devil football .squad gained another big win on 7.TFriday, October 14, against Er- ,,vinton. This week during the Reach ;-After School Program, partici- 7::pants will learn more about Mexican crafts through hand on projects; learn basic cooking <skills as Mrs. Lyttle's sessions .prepare Chocolate Filled AI- ;:;mond Macaroons, and work with pottery and scratch boards hands on activities will be the focus during Science is Fun! with Mrs. Burke and Mrs. Combs. Students will continue to create video projects during technology lab and as always there will be games and active- ties during recreation. On Thursday, the Reach After Sch- ool Program will be celebrating Lights on Afterschool with food, leadership games, and activities. The After School Reach program is available for all Cas- tlewood High School students. A nutritional snack is provided following school and transport- ation is provided for all participants. The Reach After School Program runs Monday through Thursday from 3:30 until 5:00. Anyone interested in attending should see Mrs. Allen in the Business Department. Once again, homecoming week is here again, which means the air is thick with excitement. This year's homecoming will be unlike previous years, in that the Devils will be facing a much more formidable opponent than in previous homecomings. The Devils will be playing district rival Twin Springs on Friday, October 21. The week before will be a great one for the student body at CHS, being filled with the usual dress up days, and many more games and activities. The schedule is as fol- lows: Monday - Team Day, Cap- ture the Flag, and the Dig Pink volleyball game vs. Lebanon Tuesday - Pajama day, crazy hair and storybook character Wednesday - Decade Day (dress in the era of choice), Camouflage day and Block Party Thursday - Color War (sen- iors wear black, juniors wear red, sophomores wear green, freshman wear orange, eighth grade wears yellow, faculty wears pink) during art with Ms. Wilson. Friday - Spirit Day, Home- Creating lava lamps and other coming Game vs. Twin Springs. ,,(St. Paul Centennial discussion to held at Town Hall October 26 -:'" The final in a series of has written aseriesofhistorical ;A':discussions concerning St. articles about the Town's Paul's Centennial Year will be development. The articles are held in the Council Chambers of being published in the Clinch ,"the St. Paul Town Hall on Valley Times. Wednesday, October 26. Everyone is invited to attend The 12:30 p.m. discussion the Oober 26 discussion. Cake will be led by Jerry Couch, who and coffee will be served. 00Jon Bowerbank Entirety. PropertyTours: 10/27 & 11/1 @ 3:15 PM Sale Held: Country Inn & Suites, 16250 International St., Doswell, VA 23047 Buildings Breakfast Buffet Saturday, November 5 Child ages 4 to 12 years Child 3 years and under *Price includes drink 8:00 to 11:00 am Saint Paul United Methodist Church Comer of Rte 63N (Wise St) & Fifth St. One Price for all you care to eat! Adult $8.00* $4.00* Free* MENU Biscuits/Butter Jellies/Apple Butter Sausage Gravy Sausage Links/Patties Bacon Country Ham Scrambled Eggs Potatoes Obrien Hash Brown Casserole Fried Sweet Potatoes Buttermilk Pancakes Blueberry Pancakes Syrup Maple - regular Maple - sugar free Fresh Seasonal Fruit Homemade Desserts Including: Cake Apple Dumplings Drinks: Coffee, Milk, Juices and Soft Drinks CRAB STUFFED POTATOES 4 medium potatoes, baked cup butter 1 cup grated cheese cup half and half 1 teas. salt 4 teas. grated onion 1 teas. cayenne (optional) 1 can (6 oz.) crab or shrimp paprika Bake potatoes, slice in half and scoop out. Keep shells. In a bowl mix potatoes, butter, cheese, cream, salt, onion and cayenne. Mix well; fold in crab or shrimp. Fill potato shells and sprinkle with paprika. Bake 450 for 15 minutes. CHILl DIP t lb. ground beef 1 green pepper, chopped 1 envelope chili-o-mix 1 can (6 oz.) tomato paste 1-3 oz. cream cheese 1 cup water corn chips Fry ground beef and green pepper in skillet, stirring to crumble, until beef browns; drain. Stir in chili-o-mix, tomato paste, cream cheese and water. Cook over medium heat until mixture comes to a boil. Keep warm and serve with corn or other chips. SCC approves APPLESAUCE CAKE 2 cups cake flour cup butter 1 cup sugar 2 eggs, beaten cup chopped nuts 1 teas. soda '/2 teas. nutmeg [ teas. cinnamon 1 cup unsweetened apple- sauce Cream butter and sugar Add eggs and mix thoroughly. Add nuts. Sift dry ingredients together. Add alternately with applesauce to creamed mixture. Beat thoroughly after each addhion. Pour into a greased loaf pan and bake 350 for one hour. If baked in layers bake only 25 minutes. SWEET AND SOUR PORK CHOPS 1 large can sauerkraut, drained 6-8 pork chops 1 can tomato soup 1 can water cup brown sugar Put kraut in bottom of large baking dish. Place pork chops on top of kraut. Mix together the soup, water and sugar. Pour over chops. Bake 350 for one hour. This is good with country style ribs. This also can be fixed in crock pot. reduced rate increase authorizes $6.65 The State Corporation Com- mission (SCC) has approved a revised rate settlement that me- ans customers of Kentucky Util- ities, doing business as Old Dominion Power Company in Virginia, will pay less for elect- ricity than the company origin- ally requested. Under the Commission order, a rate increase totaling $6.65 million was approved. Kentucky Utilities originally requested an increase in rates in the amount of $9.3 million. The company's proposed rate increase would have raised the monthly bill of a typical resi- dential customer using 1,000 kilowatt-hours (kWh) of elect- ricity from $82.27 per month to $96.73 per month, an increase of $14.46 or 17.58 percent. The re- quest also included a $4 increase in the monthly customer charge, from $8 to $12. for Kentucky utilities; * million increase The SCC approved rate in- creases the typical residential customer's bill to $92.05 per month, an increase of $9.78 or 11.89 percent. This includes a $2 increase in the monthly customer charge. The new rates take effect on or after November 1, 2011. The SCC found that the approved rate increase was just- ified by the higher costs reason- ably incurred by the company to provide reliable service. This includes additional annual capital-related expend- itures of approximately $6 million to comply with en- vironmental requirements and placing a new generation plant into service. Kentucky Utilities also incurred $6 million in costs related to the December 2009 snow storm, which results in an amortized additional annual cost of approximately $1.2 million. Children invited to the ttallo-Read 00Carnival at UVa- Wise A little magic and mischief are sure to be in the air at the Hallo-Read Carnival, Thursday, October 20 at The University of Virginia's College at Wise. Created for children age 12 and under, the Hallo-Read Car- nival offers games, food and lots of activities focused on making reading fun. Festivities begin at 6 p.m. and end at 8 p.m. in the Fred B. Greear Gymnasium. A $5 admission fee per child covers all the games, crafts and events at the carnival. Accom- panying adults are admitted flee. Costumes are allowed pro- vided they are not scary. The Student Virginia Edu- cation Association sponsors the Hallo-Read Carnival. Proceeds provide assistance to underpriv- ileged children. For more infor- mation, contact Sandra Richard- son at 276-328-0187 or by e-mail at scr5e@uvawise.edu or Linda Davidson at 276-328-0184 or by e-mail at ldb7q@uvawise.edu. County committee elections Watch your mailbox for the official county office committee election ballot starting early next month. Ballots will be mailed to all eligible voters starting November 4, 2011. If for some reason you don't receive a ballot, feel free to notify the county FSA office. Completed and signed ballots are due back in the county office by the close of business on December 5, 2011. CVTimes Deadlines: Editorial copy (birthdays, anniversaries, press releases, calendar items, weddings, etc.) 4 p.m. Monday Advertising (classified and display) 12 noon Tuesday IIl;I C( thei vie gini fror 360 pectlve stu llege a t UVa-Wise:360 Oct. 22 ropeLe "Students  ,,'-and, , the.Convocation Center, adjacent families are invited to pre- to Carl Smith Stadium, from 8:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. Rusty Necessary, vice chancellor for ' The University of Vir- t's College at Wise campus tall angles during UVa-Wise on Saturday, October 22. JVa-Wise 360 provides stu- with an inclusive look at ms life. The event includes den cart an ; car que: tion selo(s and a complimentary lun- ch. [Participants will have an oppgrtunity to talk with faculty, staff and current Students to lea more about the wide var- iety/of academic, athletic and socigl opportunities at UVa- Wis,. The program takes place in cademic and activities fair, ms and residence hall tours, tion-and-answer presenta- by the admissions coun- enrollment management, will welcome the families to the campus:" Pre-registration for UVa- Wise360  is requested. Students may register online at wwW.uvawise.edu/admissions. For "more information, call 276- 376:4644 or e-marl amon.uvawise.edu. Th only branch campus of the Uhersity of Virginia, UVa- Wis6ffers Virginia's only un- der.gridtiate degree in software engineering, among 29 other de- .grees and professional programs m the liberal arts tradition of Thomas Jefferson. NOTICE: Stop for any school bus loading or unloading children! IT'S THE LAW! ,CCEPT VSA DEBIT CARDS. CERTAIN FEES MAY PX Wl rH ] HE USE OF YOUR CARD. REBATES BASED ON PURCHASES N CANADA WiLL 8E MADE THROUGH A REBATE CHECK. OFFER IN EFFECT FOR tIRES PURCHASED FROM AUGUST 25, 2011 TO NOVEMBER 2011 ELIGIBLE TRES ARE THE COOPER LIFELINER GLS, COOPER RESPONSE", COOPER C4 TOURING, DICCNERER H/I', COOPER ZEON BS3-$ COOPER ZEON RS3-A, DISCOVERER STF, DISCOVERER MT3, DISCOVERER C'$. DISCOYERFJ t.X *'. DISCOVERER LSX PLUS" DISCOVERER HTP" AND DSCOVERER ATP * TIRES. REBATE AMOUNT OFPENDS ON QUALIFYING T RES PURCHASED ANO AVA LAB LIW OF LIGIRt.E NEW TIRES AT fME OF PURCHASE "*AVAILABLE AT ELECT RETAILERS. Tri-County Tire Service (276-762-9501) (276-762-9591) t6618 E. Riverside Dr., St, Paul, Va 24283 Mon.-Fn. 8am-Spin Sat. 8am-1 pm www.tficountytire.com CO0RTIRB" board of supervisorsat large Ny ews and record this week on: Economic OevelopmeJt& Commercial ,-3obs, Jobs, Jobs ..... simply put - we must have more - and $ew quicklyt Utilize all my many political contacts, on both sides of the .a*lg, and extensive business contacts garnered through my state-wide L{l,enant Governor campaign in 2008/9 to improve options for job creation insell County and )  Leverage my 25+ years in the energy sector to help grow anti'expand all forms of energy JODS - conventional (gas/coal) and non-conventional (CBM/alternative) in our region. . Continue to be an ambassador for our area through statWide boards and national associations to promote the strong work ethics and commitment of our residents to help prospective businesses to invest in our area'as well as provide stable and attractive work environment to our existing busingpartners.  At a minimum, maintain land use credits for our #1 industry - both state-wide and in Russell County - the farmers and agricultural communlty. Look for ways to enhance this critically important business sector and (:o(nerstone of our home county. .. Identify selective and prudent investments to promOte business investments in Russell County and give strong preference to local reside'nt in these home grown initives. ? Education - assist in retraining displaced workers and enhance the education experiences of alJ our students so that more of them can become leaders in lob creation efforts. - Infrastoacture - continue to develop and take advanatage of our existing assets (industrial sites and a ready work force) b0 get more industry/manufacturing jobs back home to Russell County. Further develop utilities across our county. Use my small business experiences to help other small Ilinesses grow and expand as well as assist new start-ups in going from an idea to a reality. Let's all help each other to improve our quality of economic life in our home county - we can do it!  '- www.jonbowerbank.com Authorized by Jon Bwerbank