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!i4 FOOTBALL FRIDAY 7:30 P.M. St. Paul at Thomas Walker Castlewood at Coeburn 7"--- 41 ' " 'The timi has come,' the walrus said, 'to talk of many things...' " Vol. LI, No. 45__ ,', .Thursday, November 5, 1N}9 , Saint Paul, I I I II II I I I I I Virginia _ Uli IIII . 1 j--PRESS .... 50c ::4, Jh:!ilili !! races; Unofficial returns show that Republican Bob McDonnell overwhelmingly won his race for Governor against Democrat Creigh Deeds in Tuesday's election. Likewise, Republican- Bill Boiling was elected Lieu- tenant Governor by a wide margin over opponent Judy Wagner; and Republican Ken Cuccinelli handily beat op- ponent Steve Shannon for the Attorney General's seat. , In a critical school board race in Wise County, pro-consoli- dation candidate Nolan Kilgore beat Jess Roy Powers,, who was contested~ In "District 1, incumbent Ronnie Shortt de- feated challenger Marlene Bush 1326-675. District 2 incumbent Bob Adkins had 1401 votes with 79 write-in votes; District 3 incumbent Virginia Meador, collected 1552 votes, with 28 write-in votes; and District 4 incumbent Robbie Robbins had 1556 votes (31 write-ins). In one of two hotly contested races in Russell County, Rick Thompson is the apparent win-i ne, .Xor.. Treasurer with 2097 (Continued'on page2) Friends of the Library plan Christmas tree fundraiser The Friends of J. Fred ber 9, at 12 noon. Matthews Memorial Library are For a $1 donation, made to once again sponsoring theiran , member of Friends of the • campaigned on maintaining popular fundraising event, the Library, your name will be in- AT THE FARMERS' MARKET.,.These' good sports, ready for the Clinch River community schools, by a margin Christmas Tree Give Away. An eluded in the drawing. All funds- of 124 (1049 for Kilgore, 925 artificial Christmas Tree, dona- raised from this event will sup- Farmers' Market Costume Parade on ',Saturday morning, braved wet weatherto for Powers). There were 13 ted by Bailey Hardware, will be port programs and materials show off their Halloween finery. Each Costumed person received a small prizewrite-in v, otes. St. Paul voters decorated and displayed at the purchases for the J. Fred Mat- following the Parade. Participants are identified either by name or by character, favored Powers by a vote of Library during November and theWs Memorial Library. 311-30. This race determined early December. For more information, call Front row, left to right, Shiloh Lyttle, "Blanket" and "Clown;" back row, Emma who would claim Monty Sal- The fully decorated tree will the Library at 276-762-9702, or Hamilton--"Monkey"; Debbie Baea--"Banana"; Kelley Patton*; "M..-P',, Beth yer's seat. Salyer chose not to be given away to one lucky contact a member of the Friends Austin*; Heidi*--"Dr. Murrey"; Clown" and "Snow White." (*Kelley, Beth and run. winneron Wednesday, DeccA- of the Library. , Heidi were dressed as the "M J Medical Team.") . The other contested school " " play To KJii Mocki gb race was in District 1, Former St. Paul Police Chief : Prlze-wlnnln a n trd where community schools advo- cate Rocky Cantrell defeated ~;~; ~ consolidation candidate Terry Glenn Red Lucas dies at 81 An American dramatic clas- low townspeopleby defending a presenting To Kill a Mock- Shortt 1050 to 903 (with 10 sic, To Kill a Mockingbird, will young black rnan falsely a~- ingbird as their 200D national write-in votes). The District 1 Grover Glenn Red Lucas, Sandstrom and husband, Mike, l i be staged in Pound for one cusedbfrapingawhite woman,tour. seat has been held by corn- 81, St. Paul, passed away St. Paul, daughter, Diane Skeber 't " performance Wednesday, No-Finch instills in his. children Admission is $12 for adults, munity schools supporter Barry Saturday, October 24 in and husband, Run, St. Paul, i vember 11, by Montana Reper- the traditional moral values of $8 for. seniors had $5 for ,stu- Nelson, who didn't run for re- Mountainview Regional Medical daughter Delaine Wells and hoensty, courage, integrity, re-- dents. For advance ticket incur- election. • tory Theatre. Center, Norton. husband, Eddie, Big Stone Gap, Curtian is at 7:30 p.m. in the spect for others and, above all, marion, visit the Pro-Art website In District 2, unopposed Born in Bused, Kentucky, he daughter Debra Phillips, Roan- : Performing Arts Center at responsibility for one's actions, p incurrlbent school board mem- was the son of the late Clarence oke, daughter, Dallas Rudder -Adams Combined School on Without fanfare or bravado, at or call ber PhilipBateshad 1321 votes, and Lucy Lucas. He was a and husband, David, St. Paul; ! Route 23 at Pound. Finch achieves the status of true 276-376-4520. . and write-in candidate Brian loving and devoted husband to brother-in-law, Lyle Boysen and The performance is presented American hero, telling his son The procure'is partlallysup- Meade garnered 273 votes, his wife, Lorraine for 41 years, wife, Sharon, Sioux Falls, South i ~ by Pro-Art Association, Thethat courage is "when you know porteu oy tlae,.viorginia ~om- Betty CorneR, the District 3He was a veteran of WWII of the Dakota, brother-in-law, Don Ab- i - University of Virgina's College you're licked before you begin, mlSslon Ior me Arts an_d the school board incumbent, was Army Air Force and he was butt, HarrisbUrg, South Dakota; at Wise and Mountain Empire but you begin anyway and you r~ational #tznuowment tor tlae also unopposed. She had 1396stationed in Guam from 1946 to sister-in-law, Janet Boysen, La " Coimmunity College as part of see it through no matter what." Art}vs. the W. Campbell Edmonds Montana Red spdcializes inFor information or ossistance votes, with 40 write-ins. 1947. He had been employed by Quinta, California; nineteen For the Wise County Board Clinchfield Coal Company for grandchildren, seventeen great- Memorial Concert Series. bringing new lit'e to 61as,sits of for persons with special needs, of Suoervisors. only one race 30 years. He had a passion for grandchildren, two great-great- *~he A~erican ,tae They are callPro-A~Rt, 276-376-4520 Paul PACE "['he story of To' Kill a g. ". law enforcement and enjoyed grandchildren; numerous nieces Mockingbird is simple, yet it -~ ......F-all Festl speaks eloquently of human SPES val Nov. 7 St. serving his community. He~ and nephews, i served as the Police Chief in St. Services were conducted at ut of Paul for 10 years, retiring in 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 27 nature and human values. The St. Paul Elementary APT more. Admission is ,$1 a~d O tourney 1984. He continued to serve the in Castlewood Funeral Home It is set in a sleepy Southern will be hostihg a Fall Festival, on anyone bringing a baked good town of the 1930s as Atticus Saturday, November 7 from 5:00 will beadmittedfree. The St. Paul PACE Team residents of Wise County byChapel, Castlewood with Rev. Finch, an attorney and the wi- pm until 9:00 pro. There will be All proceeds from the will not participate in the semi- serving as an Auxiliary Deputy Mike Moore officiating. En-"~ dowed father of two you ,g bingo, a cake walk, games and festival ~ benefit the St. Paul finals or f'mals of the PACESheriff for Wise County for 10 tombment services and military children, stands against his fe~ prizes, food and much, muchElementary School APT. Tournament this year, havingyears following his retirement, graveside rites were conducted He served as the President of the .I OO Russell County Public Library. S~JPPORT GROUP " Women survivors of sexual as- sault ~e invited to attend Clinch AA-Sundays and Tuesdays: Big zeus meet at 10 am Wednesdays School Board Policy Manual have Stone Gap, 8 p.m, Episcopal at the Castlewood Lions Den. been placed in the office and the Anyone 60 or over is invited. • library of each school, and at the ...The Dante Ser~ox"(~]-tiz~s Valley Community Action, Inc./ Famil~ Crisis Services' support group meeting with victirds of stmilar situations MOndays, 10:30 a.m.-12 noon. For information, call Rande Ha~lder, 276-988- 5583~ or Ranetta Davis, 276-889- 8206. FREE AD.UbT ED Free adult education classes are available in Lee, Scott and Wise counties and the City of N'brton. Daytime and evening classes for adults who want to improve their basic skills. InstnJctors also assist adults with job-related skills in- dluding resume writing and inter- ;viewing For detalJs, call 1-800- 422-3433 or 276-386r2433. TRANSPORTATION The Appalachian Agency for Senior Citizens provides disabili- ty transportation services in Buc- hanan, Dickeuson, Russell and' Tazewcll counties to individuals with disabilities, regardless' of age. Call 1-888-656-2272, GENEALOGY GROUP • The Russell County Genealogy Group meets , 5:30 p.m, first Thursdays, Russell County Public Library, Lebanod. The Group'§ purpose is "to learn, to share and to,perpetuate family history." Call William T Fuller, 276-88~-4894 Church; Wednesdays: Wise, 8 p.m., Trinity United Methodist Church; Fridays: Clintwoed, 7:30 meet each Monday and Tuesday p.m., Clintwood United Metho- at 10 am. at the Dante Fire De- distChureh, pattment. Russell County resi- COPPER CREEK ELEMEN- dents 60 or older are invited. TARY PTA-3rd Monday, 7 RUSSELL CO, LIBRARY p.m., school cafeteria. Hours at the Russell County ST. PAUL IDA BOARD-Fourth Public Library, Lebanon, are Mondays, 7 p.m., St. Paul Town Mfru/Th, 9 a.m,-8 p.m.; W/F, 9 Hall. a.m.-5 p.m.; Sa., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. ST. PAUL TOWN COUNCIL- MATTHEWS LIBRARY Third Mondays, 6 p.m., Town Hours at the J. Fred Matthews Hall. Memorial Library, St. Paul, are 9 CAST:LEWOOD W&SA-Tbe a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays/Wednes- Castlewood Water & Sc-wage days/Fridays/Saturdays, and lr Authority Board of Direc-tors, 6 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays and p.m. second Mondays. Thursdays. See Library for ALZHEIMER'S SUPPORT- special program schedules. First Tuesday, 1 p.m., Appala- DICKENSON-BUNDY chian Agency for Senior Citizens The Dickenson-BundyLog office, Claypool Hill. Free. House is open weekly Thursdays NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS- throuigh Saturdays, 10-3, and Tuesdays and Saturdays, 8 p.m, Sundays 12-4 p.m. Presbyterian Church, Norton. SOCIAL SECURITY CASTLEWOOD LODGE The Wise Social Security Office #231-Slated meetings will be held is open Mondays-Fridays from 9 the third Saturday of each month, a.m.-4 p.m. Phone numbers are 1- The School of Instruction will be 800-772-1213 or 276-679-7633. held on fourth Thursdays at 7. LIBRARY FRIENDS ST. PAUL LODGE #343-Se- Friends of the J. Fred~Matthews ¢ond Thursdays, 7:30 p.m., Star- Memorial Library, St. Paul, meet ~d Communication; First Thurs- at the Library. on fourth Tuesdays day, 7 p.m., School of Instruction. at 11:00 a.m VFW POST #8652, DAV VFW POST 9864 CHAPTER 12--4th Tuesday, 7 VFW Post 9864, Lehanoo, wel- p.m., VFW, Riverview, Coeburn. comes new members. If you NEIGHBORS AID-Thursdays, served overseas during any war, 9:30 to 12. St. Therese's Neigh- write VFW Post 9864, P.O. Box burs Aid Build-lug, new & used 1419, Lebanon, VA 24266, and clothing for sale. send name, address and phone RUSSELL CO. BOARD OF number. Transfers welcomed. SUPERVISORS -First Monday, HEALTH SERVICES 6 p.m., Lebanon. The Wise County Health De- CLINCHFIELD LODGE #256- par0nent, Wise, is open from 8 Stated Conununication, 1st Satur- a.m.-8 p.m first Thursdays. Cli- days, 7:30; School of Instruction nics will be offered in family third Thursdays, 7 p.m. planning, pediatrics, school and RECOVERY GROUP-The adult physicals, WIC, Paps and Wise County. Mental Health Cen- immunizations. Appointments are ter conducts a recovery, group for necessary, for all but immuniza- substance abusers and fmnilies tions For an appoint-ment, call Fridays at 10 am Call 276-679- 762-328-80(30 0810 FACILITIES AVAILABLE ACOA MEETING-Adult Child- The Tacoma Cormnunity Center ren of Alcoholics meet Mondays. is available for retmions, birth- 7 p.m., First BaptistChurch, Cue- days and showers All proceeds or fullerir,qom. JOIN THE FRIENDS Join the Friends of J. Fred Mat- thews Memorial Library and help promote the improvement of faci- lities and services of the library. Send name, address and phone number, with a $5 membership gift, to J. Fred Matthews Memo- rial Library, Att'n:Wilma Evans, P.O. Box 1976, St t~aul, VA ~4283 Make checks payable to Friends. of the J. Fred Matt, hews Memorial Library EASTERN STAR Clinch Valley Chapter #152, Order of Eastern Star, meets each .... a .... Donations are welcomed. All in need of food are wek, o&e. COMMUNITY CENTER The West Dante Community Center meets at 7 p.m. first Mon- days, For more information, call 495-7026 or 495-8473.' • CLOTHES CLOSET The Women On Mission group at First Baptist Church, St. Paul, opens a.Clothes Closet from 9-11 a.m Tuesdays. Anyone who needs clothing is welcome. FREE HIV.TESTING Health Departments in the I.~no- wised Health District offer free confidential HIV testing througla.- out the year. For informetion, call Wise County, 318-8000; Lee Co. Health Dept., 276-346-2011; or S~rr Co. Health Dept., .276- 386-1312. FREE GED CLASSES Free GED classes are offered at the Oxbow Family Investment Center, St. Paul, Mondays and Wednesdays from 8:30 a.m-12 noon. Glenna McReynolds is the teacher. Call 1-800-422-3433. C/RADD MEETING A meeting of C/RADD will be held at' 6:00 p.m. on second Mon , days. The meetings will be held at the Dante Museum. • GED ONLINE The Regional Adult Education Program is offering free GED Classes online. This service is for qualifying and adult learners, with or without their own home com- puters, in Lee, Scott and Wise counties and the City of Norton. For more information, call GED On, line Co-ordinator Marei Gore, 1-800-422-3433 (in Scott Counly, 386-2433). GED TESTING GED Testing is available Mon- day through. Thursday and on Saturdays at the Wise Co. Alter- native Ed.ucation Center, Wise. Call 276-328-8612 for informa- tion concerning GED testing. IN CONTROL PROGRAMS In Control, a free diabetes program, meets at Oxbow Center, St. Paul, 5-~ p.m, 2nd Mondays. DANTE LIVES ON The Dante Lives On Board meets at 6:30 p.m 1st Mondays at the Dante Museum Communit- y Meetmg, ~s 3rd Tuesday in March, June, Sept. & Dec burn. Call 762-0016, 276-395- rehabilitate the Tacoma Sclmol as fourth, except for March 6588 or 276-679-7371 a Communit). Center• For and December, when~ the meet- LITTLE LEAGUE information, call 395-6398 ings are on the second Tuesday. The Clinch River Little League 100TH BIRTHDAY? All meetings are at 7:30 p.m. Board meets at 4 p.m. third Appalachian Agency for Senior , VETERANS' CLAIMS -GOSPEL SINGING " " r i A Gospel Singing wil be held'at Sundays at the UMWA Building Citizens recogmzes pc sons n ,Dickenso. Countylalms.OScar 7gn~h Center " of each in Castlewood All interested Russell, Dickcnson, Buchanan Silco×helpsfileveterans~c th~hfir~eF~rdutYon persons are invited to attend, and Tazewell counties who are For annointmeW call 276-835- vr ,, 16607 Broad Street St Paul All H.O.P,E, HOUSE 100 years old or older. Call Dana 8847 nights . --. ' • " "7"" "I " are we$come--a~lsslon IS II'~e. H.O.P.E. House provides erect- Colh ~s, 1-800-656-2272, to ad- Coebum--A Dept. of Veterans nt-w~ v,~r,~r~ gency shelter for victims of do- vise AASC of any upcoming Services representative will assist ,,~,o~yo,~uy, o,~,, ,, • n:~*l + k',~hA~ - a • I:~oog LnscussIOn uroup t3lle Ol mystic violence io Wise, Russell, ~,~;~ p,~. ..... chents and answer quest~us at J. Fred MattBews Memorial Lib- Dickenson, Lee, Scott and Buch- o~.nuv~ o~t~r~a the Coebum VFW Post from 9 ...... The Wise Count School . rary meets tountn l nursaays ot anun counties and the City of .. Y am-3'30 p m third Thursdays Norlon. Volunteers needed--train- Board maintains a Policy Manual 'except June.' ' . , every month (except November and DecemBer that meetmg ts ing available. Call 1-800-572- which is available ,to the public in FOOD BANK "" c 3 " " Riv i " 2278. the library of each school and in Birst Baoti°t C'hurch St p,,a ~e ember ) at the ers de SENIOR CITIZENS each county public library, operates a~d~t3ank each" Tufts: pm,er.. The n.extm~tmg. ,s..Thc. I • " "of 1 nt noog ts the Keaaer ov t~ernnaro ...The Castlewood Seuior Citi- ...Cop~es the Russel Cou y day from 9-1~ a.m at the church. Schlink. Church andchurch-related ictivitids calendaron page 3 lost to Pound 150-115 in the toud~ey quarterfinals on Mon- day at St. Paul. Other Monday quarterfinal matches, which determined the tournament semif'malists, in- cluded J. J. Kelly over Powell Valley 176-117; Coeburn over John I. Burton 173-84; and Ap- palachia over Clnitwood 178- 164. The semifinals will be tele- vised from WCCTC in with J. J. Kelly meeting Appalachia at 6:00, and the Pound-Coeburn match following at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, November 4. The finals are to be televised Thurs- at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, Oct- St. Paul/Dante Lions Club from ober 28 in Valley View Mau- 1973 to 1974. He was a member soleum, Temple Hill Memorial of the American Legion. He enjoyed camping, traveling, singing karaoke and other family activities. Glenn loved his dog, Scooter. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Marie Blevins and Juanita Eads; two brothers, Fred Buford and Otis Max Lucas. In addition tO his wife, he is survived by daughter, Sandi Lucas, Henderson, Nevada, dan- Park, Castlewood with the Vet- erans of Foreign Wars, Disabled Americans Veterans and the Vir- ginia National Guard. Pallbear- ers were Blake Whitenack, Jack Kiser, Kyle Fletcher, Andy Shepard, Aubrey Ward and Joe Slemp. On line condolences may be sent to the family through our website and a video tribute may be ~ viewed at www2castlewood ghter, Patricia Bracken andm. husband, Patrick, Quartz Hill, Castlewood Funeral Home, California, step,daughter, Sheila Castlewood, was in charge of day, Novem-ber 5, at 6 p.m.Huffman, Damascus, Donna arrangements. ........--.-- . : : UN: TRICK OR TREAT...The Story Time children from J. Fred Matthews Memorial. Library paid their annual Trick or Treat visit to several local businesses, including the Clinch Valley Times, on Wednesday morning. This photo was taken as the costumed tots visited the St. Paul Town Hall.