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FOOTBALL November 8 Castlewood at Eastside f Vol. LV, No. 45 Clinch Valley Times • IIIII IllU [ T-l--. • . "GINIA "' _ " 'The time has come,' the walrus said, 'to talk of many things ' " '-..?f:;-*5N--:] Thursday, November 7, 2013 Saint Paul, Virginia  :. 50€ € ....... IDA votes to share cost of VOTING...At the polls in St. Paul on Tuesday afternoon at 1:45 pro, 194 people had voted. In North Castlewood precinct at 1:30 pro, 407 had voted. Poll workers commented that this has been a pretty good turn out for a non- presidential year. New Virginia Wildlife Conflict Helpline The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (VDGIF) is pleased to announce a new Virginia Wildlife Conflict Helpline, a resource for resolv- ing human-wildlife conflicts. The helpline is a collaborative effort between the VDGIF and the U.S. Department of Agri- culture - Wildlife Services (WS) to address human-wildlife inter- actions by sharing science-based wildlife information. The help- line is available toll-free at (855) 571-9003, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday. Techniques recommended to the public are environmentally sound, safe, and selective and VDGIF in accordance with WS rural Virginia, and significant Policy Guidelines and federal, human population growth top- state, and county laws, regula- ping 28 percent over the past 20 tions and policies. The Farm years. These trends have created Bureau of Virginia, Virginia more interactions between hu- State University, and Virginia mans and wildlife; many, leading Tech Extension are partners to negative consequences. Con- assisting in the development of cerued citizens seeking informa- outreach and educational mat- lion and assistance related to erials from information and data human-wildlife interactions now gathered from the helpline, have to go no further than their The development of the help- telephone for technical infor- line resulted from the expansion mation and assistance. of suburban development into other sources of assistance. In those instances where more specific technical ssistance is needed, callers are linked up with subject matter expert's. Helpline activities are con- ducted in cooperation with meet wildlife professionals' Get your home prepared for standards. Individuals are helped with "do-it-yourself' instruct- the holiday with the Deed Mesh tions and are provided with the Christmas Wreath workshop set necessary information and for Thursday, November 21 from literature, referred to websites 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Southwest Virginia Technology Develop- when appropriate, or directed to ment Center in Lebanon. Deco Mesh Christmas Wreath workshop offered at the SVTDC Instructor Lelia Fugate will teach participants to use the popular deco mesh ribbon to create this beautiful 21 inch wreath. Deco mesh can be used for many crafting projects and Calendar of events... School Board Policy Manual have been placed in the office and the library of each school, and at the Russell County Public Library. SUPPORT GROUP-Womun survivors of sexual assault are invited to attend Clinch Valley Communication Action, Inc./Family Crisis Services' sup- port group meeting with victims of similar situations Mondays, 10:30 am-12 noon. For information call Rande Hackler, 276-988-5583 or Ranetta Davis, 276-889-8206. FREE ADULT ED-Free adult education classes are available in Lee, Scott and Wise counties and the City of Norton. Daytime and evening classes for adults who want to improve their basic skills. Instructors also assist adults with job-related skills including re- sume, writing and interviewing. For details, call 1-800-422,3433 or 276-386-2433. TRANSPORTATION-The Ap- palachian Agency for Senior Citi- disabilities, regardless of age. Call 1-888-656-2272. GENEALOGY GROUP-The Russen County Genealogy Group meets 5:30 pm first Thursdays, Russell County Public Library, Lebanon. The Group purpose is "to learn, to share and to perpetuate family history." Call William T. Fuller, 276-623-3410 or fullerjr JOIN THE FRIENDS-Join the Friends of J. Fred Matthews Mem- orial Library and help promote the improvement of facilities and services of the library Send name, address and phone number, with a $5 membership gift, to J. Fred home d6cor. Participants can use the skills learned in this class for other deco mesh projects. Each participant will create a wreath to take home to display for Christmas. The cost of the class is $45 which includes all materials to make the wreath. Pre-registra- tion is required and enrollment is limited. For more information or to register, contact 276-889-8180 or visit AA-Sundays and Tuesdays: Big needed-training available. Call 1- ...The Wise County School Board Stone Gap, 8 pm, Episcopal 800-572-2278. maintains a Policy Manual which Church. Wednesdays: Wise, 8 pro, SENIOR CITIZENS-The Castle- is available to the publi in the Trinity United Methodist Church• wood Senior Citizens meet at 10 ' library of each school and in each Fridays: Clintwood, 7:30 pro, am Wednesdays at the Castlewood county public library. Clintwood United Methodist Lions Den. Anyone 60 or over is ,,,Copies of the Russell County Church. invited• COPPER CREEK ELEMENT- The Dante Senior Citizens meet ARY PTA-3rd Monday, 7 pm each Monday and Tuesday at 10 school cafeteria, am at the Dante Fire Department. ST. PAUL IDA BOARD-Fourth Russell County residents 60 or Mondays, 6 pm, St. Paul Town older are invited. Hall. RUSSELL CO. LIBRARY- ST. PAUL TOWN COUNCIL- Hours at the Russell County Public Third Mondays, 6 pro, Town Hall. Library, Lebanon, are Ivl/Tu/W/F CASTLEWOOD W&SA-The 10am-5:30pm; Th 10am-8pm; Sa Castlewood Water & Sewage 10am-2pm. Sunday Closed• Authority Board of Directors, 6 MATTHEWS LIBRARY-Hours at the J. Fred Matthews Memorial ALZHEIMER'S SUPPORT- Library, St. Paul, are 8:30am-Spin First Tuesday, I pro, Ai3palachiun Mondays and Fridays; and Ilam- Agency for Senior Citizens office, 7:30pm Tuesdays and Thursdays, Claypool Hill. Free. Wed. 9:30am-6pm and Sat Ipm- NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS- 5pro. Sunday Closed• Tuesdays and Saturdays, 8 pm DICKENSON-BUNDY-The Presbyterian Church, Nrton. Dickenson-Bundy Log House is CASTLEWOOD LODGE #231- open weekly Thursdays through Stated meetings will be held the Saturdays, 10-3, and Sundays 12-4 third Saturday of each month. The plh. School of Instruction will be held SOCIAL SECURITY-The Wise on fourth Thursdays at 7. Social Security Office is open ST. PAUL LODGE #343-Second Mondays-Fridays.from 9am-4pm. Thursdays, 7:30 pm, Stated Corn- Phone numbers are 1-800-772- munication; First Thursday, 7 pm 1213 or276-679-7633, zens provides disability transport- School of Instructiun. LIBRARY FRIENDS-Friends of ation services in Buchanan, VFW POST #8652, DAV the J. Fred Matthews Memorial Dickenson, Russell and Tazewell CHAPTER 12-4th Tuesday, 7 Library, St. Paul meet at the counties to individuals with ACOA MEETING-Adult Chil- appointment, call 762-328-8000. Matthews Memorial Library, P.O. Alcoholics meet.Mondays, FACILITIES AVAILABLE-Tbe Box 1976, St. Paul, VA 24283. 7 pro, First Baptist Church, Tacoma Community Center is Make checks payable to Friends of Coebura. Call 762-0016, 276-395- ava!able for reunions, birthdays the J. Fred Matthews Memorial 6588 or 276-679-7371. and showers. All proceeds Library. LITTLE LEAGUE-The Clinch rehabilitate the Tacoma School as EASTERN STAR-Clinch Valley League Board meet at a Community Center. For infor- Chapter #152, Order of Eastern 4 pm third Sundays at the UMWA marion, call 395-6398. Star, meets each fourth Tuesday, Building in Castlewood. All 100 TM BIRTHDAY-Appalachian except for March and December, interested persons are invited to Agency for Senior Citizens when the meetidgs are on the attend recognizes persons in Russell, second Tuesday. All meetings arc H.O.P.E. HOUSE-H.OP.E. Hou- Dickenson, Buchanan and Taze- at 7:30p.m. se provides emergency shelter for well counties who are 100 years VETERANS' CLAIMS-Dicken- victims of domestic violence in old or older. Call Dana Collins, I- son County-Oscar Silcox helps file Wise, Russell, Dickenson, Lee, 800-656-2272, to advise AASC of veterans' claims. For appointment, call 276-835-8847 nights. Coeburn-A Dept. of Veterans Services representative will assist clients and answer questions at the Coeburn VFW Post from 9am- pm, VFW, Riverview, Coeburn. Library on first Thursdays at 4 pm. NEIGHBORS AID-Thursdays, VFW POST 9864-VFW Post 9:30 to 12. St. Therese's Neigh- 9864, Lebanon, welcomes new bors Aid Building, new & used members. If you served overseas clothing for sale. during any war, write VFW Post RUSSELL CO, BOARD OF 9864, P.O. Box 1419, Lebanon, SUPERVISORS-First Monday, 6 "VA 24266 and send name, address pm, Lebanon. and phone number. Transfers CLINCHFIELD LODGE #256- welcomed. Stated Communication, 1st Satur- HEALTH SERVICES-The Wise days, 7:30; School of Instruction County Health Department, Wise, third Thursdays, 7 pm is open from 8am-8pm first RECOVERY GROUP-The Wise Thursdays. Clinics will be offered County Mental Health Center in family planning, pediatrics, conducts a recovery group for sub- school and adult physicals, WIC, stance abusers and families Paps and immunizations. Ap- Fridays at 10 am Call 276-679- pointments are necessary for all 0810. but immunizations. For an Scott and Buchanan counties and the City of Norton. Volunteers any upcoming I O0 m birthday. SCHOOL POLICIES Church and church-related activities 3:30 pm third Thursdays except Jane. FOOD BANK-First Baptist Church, St. Paul, operates a Food Bank each Tuesday from 9-11 am at the church. Donations are welcomed. All in need of food are welcome. COMMUNITY CENTER-Tbe West Dante Community Center meets at 7 pm first Mondays. For more information please call 495- 8473. CLOTHES CLOSET-The Wom- en On Mission group at First Baptist Church, St. Paul, opens a Clothes Closet from 9-11 am Tuesdays. Anyone who needs clothing is welcome. FREE HIV TESTING-Health Departments in the Lenowisoo Health District offer free confid- ential HIV testing throughout the year. For information, call Wise County 318-8000; Lee Co. Health Dept. 276-346-2011; or Scott Co. Health Dept. 276-386-1312. FREE GED CLASSES-Free GED classes are offered at the Oxbow Family Investment Center St. Paul, Mondays and Wed- nesdays from 8:30 am-12 noon. Glenna McReynolds is the teacher. Call I-g00-422-3433. 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 computers, in Lee, Scott and Wise counties and the City of Norton. For more information, call GED Online Coordinator Marci Gore, 1-800- 422-3433 (in Scott County 386- 2433). GED TESTING-GED Testing is available Monday through Thursday and on Saturdays at the Wise Co. Alternative Education Center, Wise. Call 276-328-8612 for information concerning GED testing• IN CONTROL PROGRAMS-ln Control, a free diabetes program, meets at Oxbow Center, St. Paul, 5-6 pm 2 *a Mondays. DANTE LIVES ON-The Dante Lives On Board meets at 6:00 pm 3 "j Tuesdays at the Dante Museum with the Community Meeting following at 7:00 pm GOSPEL SINGING-A Gospel Singing will be held at 7 pm the first Friday of each month at The Celebration Center, 16607 Broad Street, St. Paul. All are welcome - admission is free. BOOK DISCUSSION-Book Discussion Group One of the J Fred Matthews Memorial Library meets fourth Thursdays (except November and December are combined in early December) at the Riverside Diner at 6 pm. calendar on page 3 repairing Lyric building roof At their meeting on October are applying for a $25,000 30, 20t3. The IDA received a 28 th, the-St. Paul IDA Board competition grant for Lyric clean audit representing the heard several presentations and requests. Kathy Stewart, representing the Lyric Theater Ad Hoe Com- mittee, asked the IDA Board to consider working with the'Town Council to provide funds to replace the Lyric building roof and guttering. After hearing about the condition of the roof, Ms. Stewart said the cost for a new roof is $109,500. Appro- ximately $30,000 is remaining in the Community Development Block Grant, leaving a balance of $79,500. Following debate, a motion, and a substitute motion, the IDA Board voted 4-2 to contribute 50% to this project only if the Town agrees to fund 50%. Ms. Stewart also said they repair work. Brad Krepps talked about the Clinch River Valley Initiative and their goals for tourism promotion, environmental edu- cation, and their economic impact. CRVI is hoping for funding during this legislative session to begin the steps toward a state park along the river. Rob Jones of Sustainable Development offered a present- ation on uses for the Willis Building and discussed interest in the business spaces. He reviewed the progress of down- town and the various grant opportunities he is seeking for development of the building. Debbie Baca reviewed the IDA audit for year ending June Town announces its schedule financial position of the IDA fairly" and without material ." " weaknesses. The audit was - unanimously approved by the Board: In other business, the Board voted to accept an easement for a canoe launch site in Castle- wood. There was discussion about holding these easements to help promote the river tourism. IDA members present were Bob Harrison, Jack Kiser, Frank Molinary, Mike Jessee, Bill Wallace, Harry Kelly and J.D. CasselL-In addition to those making presentations, others preserit were attorney Linda Tiller, Debbie Baea, Mayor Fletcher and Councilman Salyer. for Santa Train celebration & Christmas Bazaar 11/23 The Town of St. Paul has announced the schedule of events planned to celebrate the 2013 appearance of the Santa Train on Saturday, November 23. Activities will begin at 10 a.m. and continue through 2 p.m. in downtown St. Paul, primarily on Fourth Avenue and Market Square except, of course, for the Santa Train visit. The Clinch River Cruisers will hold a Car Show on Fourth Avenue. The Town's 6 th Annual Outdoor Christmas Bazaar will be held as well, with holiday crafts and food available from local vendors. The "Train" will be available on Fourth Avenue to give rides to children. Entertainment at the Santa Train and in town will be provided by the Center Stage Cloggers.  ..alut also special holiday music. 2013 Santa Train, which is annual Christmas Tree Lighting sponsored by CSX, Food City, Ceremony at 6 p.m. Friday, the Kingsport Area Chamber of December 6 at the Miners Commerce and Dignity U Wear Exchange Bank. The Christmas this year is Kree Harrison, Parade will be held at 2 p.m. the runner-up of "American Idol" next day, Saturday, December 7. season 12. For information or to enter a Related but later holiday float, i call the Town Hall, 762- activities include the Town's 5297. Fall Festival at Copper Creek A Fall Festival will be held Elementary School. There will be Saturday, November 9 from 6:00 lots to eat, games, cake walks until 9:00 p.m. at Copper Creek and bingo. Shoebox drop off points. - National collection week of shoeboxes for Operation Christ- mas Child will begin Monday, November 18 and run through Monday, November 25, Drop off locations in Wise County include: -Heritage Church of God in- Big Stone Gap; -Wise Baptist Church ,in Wise. For more information on this project,-contact Brenda Ander-. son 276.565-2472. The celebrity guest on the Lebanon news of the. past - 1911 by Jerry Couch This week we will turn to our neighbors at Lebanon for News From The Past. The names mentioned here will be familiar to local genealogists. Just like today, many people wanted to appear as sophis- ticated and high-toned as ipossible. Underneath, ofcourse, life wasn't always at its best. If the "other side" of the society news had been revealed by the cooks, maids, laundresses, and day laborers of that time, the ink on this page would probably burst into flame; From The Tazewell Republican, April 16, 1911 LEBANON BRIEFS Items Pertaining to Happenings in Russell County's Capital Lebanon, Va., April 27, 1910 ---George Smith, of Norton, spent Saturday in town. ---J. W. Selfe, of Bristol, was visiting his sister, Mrs. C. M. Jenks. ---John Gose Banner, of Castlewood, spent Sunday with friends in Town. ---Mrs. Luther Gibson, of Jack- sonville, Florida, is spending the summer in Lebanon. ---Capt. J. D. Alexander, of Tazewell, is the guest of his daughter, Mrs. S. W. Aston. ---Mr. and Mrs. T. B. Lynch are at home again, after spending several days at Barnett. ---Miss Rebecca Browning is spending the summer at the old Hurt home near Blackford. ---Miss Mary Alderson, who has been visiting in Big Stone Gap, has returned to her home here. ---The Mesdames Draper, of Richlands, are the guests of Mr. and Mrs. S. B. Quiilen on Church Street. ---Miss Beulah Williams has returned to her home at this place after an extended visit to friends in Roanoke. ---Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Gilmer, of Bluefield, are on an extended visit to Mr. Gilmer's parents at the Bridge. ---Mr. and Mrs. W. N. Hendrix are entertaining Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Leonard and daughter, Lucile, of Bluefield. ---Miss Margaret Aston entertained a number of her young friends last week at her beautiful home on West Main Street. ---A large delegation from Lebanon attended the dedication of the Sulphur Springs Meth- odist Church, by Dr. W. S. Neighbors. ---Mr. Lou Price, of Mont- gomery, Alabama, has been spending a few days in our midst, renewing old acquaint- tances and friendships. ---Mrs. Dr. Buchanan and daughter, Miss Katherine, of Dayton, Tenn., are on a visit to Mrs. James Henritze on East Main Street. ---Dr. J. P. Speer, who has been off on a trip to Baltimore, Norfolk, and other points for the past month, returned to his home here last week. ---The Ladies Aid Society of the Baptist Church served cream and cake at Hotel Clinch View Saturday evening, which was an enjoyable as well as profitable occasion. ---On last Friday evening, Miss Sada Finney entertained in a very charming manner a number of friends in honor of her house guests, Miss Sada Evans, of Evansville, Tenn., and Miss Cunningham of Dayton, Tenn. ---Mrs. D. E. McClearen, of Nashville, Tenn., is visiting her sister, Mrs. Albert Bays, for a short time, after which she will leave with her husband for Denver, Col. Mr. McClearen was for two years president of the high school at this place and their many friends wish for them much success in their new school work. ---Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Routh entertaining the following mem- bers of their family: Mr. and Mrs. F. H. Routh, who have recently returned from an extended wedding tour to the northern cities; Mr. and Mrs. J. K. Routh, of Graham, and Mr. and Mrs. Bridwell Smith, of Farmington, Mo., who will spend the remainder of the summer season. --Miss Martha Gilmer died here on Monday the 18 th instant. Her death was the result of a sad accident. Miss Gilmer, who had been an invalid for years, was being rolled around in her chair by her brother, who stepped back in the house for some pur- pose, and Miss Gilmer Suppose - ing him to still be behindher, put her roller chair in motion, and was thrown off the porch. She lingered for several days, but never regained conscious- ness, and death put an end to her sufferings at the time mentioned above.' • From The Tazewell Republican,  April 16, 1911 LEBANON BRIEFS Lebanon, Va., April 17, 1911 ---Mrs. H. F. Russell and son were visiting friends in Bluefidd _ last week. ---J. R. Laird, of Tazeweli, spent a few days last week looking after bilsiness here. ---Hugh Matthews, of Kentucky, is visiting friends and relatives here this 'week. --Miss Don B. Shuler, who has been vtsiting in Roanoke, has returned to her home here. ---Mr: Benedick, who is now located at St. Paul, spent a portion of last week with friends here. ---B. T. Wilson, who has been absent from town for several dayS, has returned to his home here. ---Attoruey J. Irby Hurt, of Abingdon, was a visitor in town last week, spending a few days here looking after some legal matters. ---The Reverend Mr. Shuler, of Big Sttme Gap, who has been visiting his daughter, Mrs. C. C. Burns, has returned to his home. ---Dow Fletcher, who was so seriously injured recently while coming to the Democratic county convention, by being thrown from a hack, is still in precarious condition, and his friends are very uneasy about him. --Captain Finney, father of our esteemed townsman, E. S. Finney, died at the residence of the latter on Wednesday evening, the 11 th. He had been ill for some time, and due to his age little hope of his recovery was entertained. He had reached the age of seventy-nine years.