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page 4 CLINCH VALLEY TIMES, St. Paul, VA, Thursday, October 22. 2009 Congressman Boucher proposes new surface mining permitting process for Appalachian region -Three-Tiered Permitting System Would Protect Environment While Supporting Region's Economy- U.S. Representative Rick extraction of coal fund ourwhich would require a higher Boucher proposed a new three- schools, pave our roads andlevel of scrutiny and closer tiered permitting system to be provide other essential services, coordination with the Virginia presented at the October 15I believe that it is essential to Division of Mines, Minerals and hearing on the Army Corps of strike an appropriate balance Energy but which would stop Engineers proposal to eliminate between protecting the environ- short of the more rigorous the Nationwide Permit 21 for merit and allowing essential coal quirements of the Individual per- " surface mining in the Appal- mining activities that support mitprocess. /j achian Region. Boucher submit- economic growth to continue. • Finally, I proposed that I1 : ted the attached letter and the For that reason I have operations exceeding the thre - l l following statement: proposed to the Army Corps of hold of the Appalachian Re- I I In June of thts year, the Engineers a three-tiered permit- gional permit be permitted l i Army Corps of Engineers ting system that accomplished through the Individual Permit IIr proposed eliminating the use of both purposes: Process. I1[ the Nationwide 21 permit for • The Nationwide 21 The permitting system I have I, II mJ surface mining operations in the Permit would be retained for use proposed would enable surface Ii I rl Appalachian region, and I am for projects with "minimal in- mining operations to take place C ~' " " II 1 I'i concerned that this proposal, if pa ts that are defined by spec- m an environmentally respon- ll I l enacted, will adversely affect the ific, objective criteria such as sible fashion and a timely man- • 1 I l i economy of our region without limits on the number of linear her. The recommendations were II i / ] providing the desired benefit to feet of stream or acreage affect- developed in close consultation • l i [ the environment, ed or the amount and location of with representatives of state and lII • I' I Mining in the Appalachian the fill material, federal regulatory agencies and II I il I Region provides some of our • For mid-sized opera- Virginia's coal industry. I be- In • • " I highest paying jobs, and the tiGriS, I asked that the Army l/eve they achieve a desirable assocmted products and services MORE LIVING HISTORY Ronnie Meade, a Civil War re-enactor, explained to " .' " , Corps of Engineers explore the balance between protecting otF • ........ ""J ............. create thousands or additional potential of instituting a new natural resources and protecting at. ram lemenmry smaems on Lwmg tlstory ray anon now saaers ann 'obs Tax revenues from theAppalachian Regional Permit, our region's economy. swords were used in the war. He also discussed the use of Civil War hand guns J . 1 and rifles. The event was held Thursday, October 8. 2009 VSBA Annual Convention / R Dr. James Hill to speak at ! More than 1,000 local school Manhattan, she has become an ussell Cou. y ~,~,,a~.y L~) - .... board members, superintendents, influential and positive role Celebrate annual Napoleon Hill Day at clerks, attorneys, exhibitors and model formal!ions of children i 50 years .... educators from throughout since the 1970s, when she was " Virginia will visit Williamsburg offered an opportunity to join :~Join Russell County Public in the coming months. During UVa-Wlse on October 20 November 18-20 for the Annual Sesame Street. Sonia hos Library to celebrate 50 years of themonth of October, readers Dr James B Hill, the the Merchant Marines untilConvention sponsored by thereceived many awards, written 2; oenl keC o n un?t encouraged to look for grandson of Napoleon Hill, will 1969, when he was drafted into Virginia School Boards nssoc- two books, and been nominated ty aoer s treats cards m e as a rwa wx h the .............. deliver the keynote address at servic p" te "t /at/on (VSBA). The Conference twice for an Emmy Award wm t aV:ooa r c;PtnlOn cDl O sedeaatth c .a can. oe...ex- the annual Napoleon Hill Day at United States Marine Corps. at the Williamsburg Lodge Outstand!ng Performer in .a ISibra will have ; "-" g t e. nrcmatmn uesr The University of Virginia's By 1973, he had been features educational topics and Children s Series. Just in case H0usTfrom 2 4 m t: ai lpen mr asweet treat... . College at Wise. promoted five times to the rank activities that are relevant to you do not recognize her by th- recent renPations gn gut _ ,Jne renovauons, ,.at t.he The public is invited toof staff sergeant and given the public governance and decision- real name, there is no doubt you r -tion from 4 anD. a Lebanon upra, n,zgr .!lglat the attend the event, which begins at opportunity to attend Vanderbilt making on behalf of the Corn- will recognize Sonia in her long- fres ments will be s- rvP "" r e- 2.0t9 year !n me Dining on 1 p.m. in the Chapel of All University, where he spent 3 monwealth's students, standing role as the beloved libraries a at t otn .aln ,treet.:. r ew carpet, in- Faiths on October 26. years earning a bachelor's de- Opening the Convention will "Maria" on Sesame Street. Th "" ......... stauea oy rogleman.s arpet, When Dr. Hill was 12, his gree in mechanical engineering, be Jason Ryan Dorsey. JasonSonia's topic is, "Would Elmo de irYe VUlnUtl ;Ultne VaSuesma r;d hSSmte through a grandfather gave him $10, some At graduation, he was corn- Ryan Dorsey's focus on bridging Make a Good School Board ~; g q e estate oi Kooert .... de-i-n ......................... adwce, and an autographed copy mlssmned as a second heutenant the four generations in theMember? c0[ ;ns eP3e lnsa;i{ln e ren iva Or KCasMl .woNoanCocK, WiG of "Think and Grow Rich," and commenced service in the workplace began when he was Conference sessions on P o, ran a pnar ...... • " ........ , . " Napoleon Hill s influential book. Marines as a field artillery offi- asked to teach Corporate Exe- boardmanship/governance, legis- eO phmYi;nrOrvUgt2Oa [mce il r aat" mae in Oram noYeYears, nntmor He says he spent the money, cer. He later earned a master's cutives how to motivate, retain lative and legal updates, school ,2, p g y crews from .... .................... ignored the adwce and lost the degree m mathematics from the and develop Gen Y employees - finance; school operations; edu- VlSI[Ors IO vote on their iavorlte me Appamcnlan uetentlon t=en- T f ......... L ...... t.;.. XTaval pc~’t-,-,~o,-i,,ot d sP'n .yr.^ .......... • .... t, ou . nuw w , nc ....... ...... e School. his own generation. Jason cat/Dual technology, and more vot will beCa ar;; t )x er rP: r tmagn was ?one grandfather's book would later As an officer, he held quickly discovered the key to will also be offered. Organ- ..... - y . . , %repine- change his life. command twice, led a team of maximizing Gen Y employee izational meetings for school Ple en° C:e tWarsamark the be endeW ° from Napoleon Hill was born in military advisors into Southeast performance was to address the staff and VSBA regional i:" " p ..... - ..... 7. _ .. poverty in a one-room cabin on Asia, briefed the Soviet General bigger issues of understanding, meetings will be conducted fl 2mglO o Y: rnt h;el e ;auon) Lib/aire KUSSseUfo uO ln Public the Pound River on October 26, Staff, served as aide-de-camp to connecting, and leading all four during the conference. Exhibits th $1ibrarv and Russell C ?nt demanrYstration "ro ect i" usa 1883. From these humble begin- two Marine Corps generals,generations in the workplace, featuring educational services Both libraries will have on oin " - .... v u _" n/rigs, the Wise County native taught mathematics at the U.S. Jason developed a step-by-step and products, school architecture exhibits of libra histo gg C eb usseu ounty Women.s became an advisor to presidents Naval Academy, and served in framework and frontline-tested and winning entries from the cludin- books fr Ym the inai .... ,was .,mstr ,mentan and a best-selling author During many critical billets at the strategies for leading eachVSBA Regional Student Art g g estaonsnlng me norary Lie the arl th " • • .-- ' .................. ;. . e y 20 century, Hill battery, battahon, and regimental generation of employee through Contest will be on display oemonstrauon L, IOr aatln lames ot the cmo, ncturea m tlae ary g P interviewed the nation s most level. He is certified in scuba, every step of the employee throughout the conference. successful business leaders,mountain, cold weather, andlifecycle. Board members who attend from 1959-1961. Parties high- newly opened library, are ligfiting decades such as the honored by being the subject of 1960s and 1970s as well as the the READ poster released this h!'story of the library will be held month. Urn-Wise to hold concert at Jettie Baker Center Oct. 26 Moon," "Groovin' Hard" and "Bring It On Home." Vocal soloist Mandy Barton Gibbs and trombone soloist Kelly Sorah will be featured on "When I Fall = In celebration of the rebirth of instrumental music classes in Dickenson County schools, two bands from The University of Virginia's College at Wise will present a fall concert at the Jet- tie Baker. Center in Clintwood at 7:30 p.m. Monday, October 26. After disappearing for almost a decade, instrumental music is once again offered to county students. The UVa-Wise chapter of the Music Educator's Natio- nal Conference was instrumental in helping bring band back to Dickenson County.. The concert is free and open to the public, but anyone with a tntmpet, clarinet, saxophone, flute or other band instrument that is just gathering dust is encouraged to donate it to the Dickenson County Schools. The UVa-Wise Jazz Ensem- ble, under the direction of Don- nie Sorah, will perform various styles of American music. The ensemble will perform "The Southeast Sixstep," "Ivory in Love" and "Spring Can Really Hang You up the Most." The Jazz Ensemble concert concludes with a rocking ren- dition of one of the most popu- lar tunes of the 1970s, Chica- including Andrew Carnegie and Henry Ford. Hill compiled his eight-volume set The Law of Success, a collection of the phil- osophy of individual achieve, neut. He later condensed his research to compile "Think and Grow Rich," often called one of the most important motivational jungle warfare and is a graduate The VSBA will welcome of the Army's Command and Sonia Manzano as the closing General StaffCollege. general session speaker. Sonia In 1995, he retired from the Manzano is a first-generation Marine Corps after 26 years of American of LutinG descent. service to study medicine At the Born on the Lower East side of age of 53, he graduated from medical school and started a three-year residency in family the conference fulfill the requirement of the Code of Virginia "to participate in in- service programs on personnel, curriculum and current issues in education." Lays Center for the Arts has books ever written, medicine. Dr. Hill is now board- Dr. Hill, born in Morgan- certified in family medicine and programs, classes in October town, W.Va., is the son of David holds certifications in wound Hill, the youngest son of Napoleon Hill and Florence Hornor. He graduated from high school in 1966 and spenttime in care and hyperbaric medicine. Coeburn's Lays Hardware For more information, Center for the Arts, located at contact the Office of College 409 Front Street, offers pro- Relations at276-328-0130, grams of live bluegrass every Friday from 7:30-10:30 (with the doors opening at 6 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults, $1 for children 6-12, and those go's "25 or 6 to 4." under 6 are admittedffree, now forming. CallLoretta The Highland Winds, under 1 [ 8 0 0 } F E O- ! N F O October's programs include: the direction of Richard Gal- ...... -Vote ........ I interest. an10/23--Kelly Nelson Band; Mays, 276-395-3323, to express yean, will perform songs with an • • •.. • • • • • • • • • American favor, including 10/30-Appalachian Strings. • • "Amazing Grace" and "Ameri- In additions, Jam Sessions • can Overture." Other selections Patrick "Rick" L. Thompson I are held each Thursday from ’[ ! will include "Concord," a song 6:30-10:30 (doors open at 6 based on Revolutionary War did for Russell County TreasurerI p.m.) and all musicians and tunes, "Air for Band" and a ::: spectators are welcome. There's • • rousing performance of the IRick is a Chrisiian, a deacon and Sunday School teacher.I no admission charge. Movie H0tline fourth movement of "Pineapple I Rick has impeccable character, is frugal in business de-I Classes at the Lays Hardware •• Located in Downtown Norton, VA • • Poll" are also in the band's Icision, s, and is the best choice for Treasurer. Please "PickI Center for the Arts include • : repertoire. I Rick! - Scott Suttle, Spring City Baptist Church Pastor I Bob Ross Painting--classes • * * * * * * * * * * * • For more information, call I "Honesty, Integrity, Reliability" I are now forming. Call Jay THU (lO-22):SAW12:00VI IMIDNIGHT•• the Office of College Relations, Authorized and paid for by the candidate] Holdway, 423-612-7027. D^,LY: :00 - Z:aO- 276-328-0130. Stained Glass--classes meet SAT/SUN: 12:nO" 2:nO- S:0O - 7:a0 • 9:45 PM Subscribe today to the Clinch Valley Times 762-7671 Drug and Gifts Ernie's Phone 762-5800 Ernie Keith, Pharmacist Your hometown pharmacy LOCATED BESIDE FOOD CITY Pharmacy & Your Health Fibromyalgia Management with Drugs Fibromyalgia is a musculoskeletal condition, involving the mus- cles, tendons and ligaments. Signs and symptoms of this condition typically begin between the ages of 30 and 55, and generally start as pain in the shoulders and neck. The back, arms, and legs are other areas of the body that become involved. 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