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NOVEMBER IS I)IAI31:TF I ..... "-:. ' " 'The time has come,' Vol. LI, No. 47 : " Thursday, November 19, 2009 r I I 1 i 1 -- i i ' i 111ll ~1 " " ] l~ "11 I ~- 7- the walrus said, 'to talk of many things...' i Saint Paul, Virginia i -- " IIU .... = I1_ A- 5Oc i "Ira 9 :HONORED VETERANS...Participating in St. Paul High School's Veterans Day :program on Wednesday, November 11, were, left to right, former SPHS principal :and coach Aubrey Ward, US Army and Korean War veteran; AI Stone, USMC, 9 resolutions relating to funding The St. Paul Town--Councii,first three are locals--one from for several of the projects, meeting in regular session at the Castlewood and one from Taze- which they did. Town Hall on Monday night, well. Councilwoman Sharon Steele heard a report from Dominion's Mark Mitchell on the status of hires for both construction of the Virginia City Hybrid Energy Center (VCHEC) and the plant's permanent staff, and members also heard a report from Mattem & Craig engineer Mark Hill on the status of various elements of the three projects which St. Paul is building for Dominion, and of the proposed Regional Waste- water Treatment Plant. Several aspects of the Town's celebra- tion of the holiday season were Safety, Mitchellsaid, is areported on plans for some of primary concern of the project, the Town's Christmas celebra- and reported that the VCHEC tions, including the Santa Train, has experienced three million Christmas Bazaar and Parade.. manhours without a lost-time In the section of the meeting accident, devoted to public requests, Rev. He also reported on commu-Mike Moore of First Baptist nity projects and philanthropies Church asked if a new street in which the company partici- pates, including local food banks, RAM, and other local activities. He said the company appreciates feedback and wants to know when things are going well--and when they are not. light could be placed near the front of the church. He also asked if parking stripes could be painted by the Town on the newly-paved parking lot, which is also used by J. Fred Matthews Memorial Library. He also corn- World War II and Korean War veteran; Tim Evans, US Army and US Navy, also discussed(see related story, Mark Hill, engineer for the mented that he feels it would iDesert Storm veteran; Mack Padgett, US Army and Korean War veteran; LeRoy this page), projects w.1}ich are under con- reduce wear and tear on the illilton, US Army and World War II veteran; Jared Evans, US Army, Iraq and Mark Mitchell told Council s,tmct on m support o.t .the paving if cars stopped using the that 370 people, or 29 percent of J ne mree projects-- narkin lot and alley as a .'Afghanistan veteran; Kyle Fletcher, US Army and US Navy, Vietnam and Desert the total current work force of Raw Water, Industrial Waste- [hrougl " to avoid"th-e-traffic ;Storm veteran; James Hensley, currently serving with US Army; Ronda McGee, 1300 currently employed for water and Sanitary Sewer--.are light at the Wise Street/Fourth i Army and Desert Storm veteran; and Walt Padgett, US Army veteran. Not construction of the power plant, nearing completion, tlealsoais- Avenue intersection ann ast, a :pictured, George Breeding, US Army and Vietnam veteran, are from local Southwest cussed the status of the expand- if the Town could nut upa Virginia counties. The company ed Wastewater Treatment Plant He was told tha=t since th-e St. Paul High S chool celebrates Veterans Dv begun hiring permanent and related projects. He asked ,-narkinp lot is church nroDe,' ..j, .o said, and two of the the __Council to approve two (Co ntinuedonp ge 2) i St. Paul High School ob- Padgett introduced them and the Pledge of Allegiance, and 1 p l ~served Veterans Day on Wed- presented each with an em- the Deacon Band played the St Pau ans a variety of hohday events; nesday, November 11, with a broidered St. Paul hat with the Star Spangled Banner, our special!flagpole.programprincipalatthewaltSChool'Spadgett war or branch ofmilitary serviCeon, o = ooa, Ralph Stanley to be Parade Grand Marshal ~'talked to the students about the 7importance and sacrifice of our St. Paul Mayor Kyle The Town of St. Paul will The Parade will be held on 762-5297, for details. All parti- wetcome me nonaay season on Saturaavuecemoer 5 e" mn ,in, h,, ,-,,,iti=,-,a veterans. Fletcher, a former SPHS teacher - -- "~r r " ...... _, , b%m- -,.r, ..... e ............... e ....... :. Local veterans who repre-and coach, spoke about the aturday,. r ovemt)er zl, .wlm nlng at 5 p.m. Those who wish prior to the day of the Parade. me arnvm ot the annuat bantato enter units in the parade are nn eharo tot narti,q sented every conflict in which history of Veterans Day. Former .... do .... as ................ --- v .... - the United States has been SPHS student James Hensley, lram ann an out or nrlstm asked to call the Town Hall, ,,ate Bazaar, complete with ' v engaged since World War II currently serving in the United .. complete schedule of events is qonf,-a Train anrl particioated in the program. States Army, led the school in entertainment and vendors. The " -S rv" t SL- bly printed elsewhere on this page. /-~vvJ L.~ta~tJtt, t,L XXU, XJtJt I.a~Xl~,,~ e Ice a Paul Assem santa Train's special guest ....... this year is Grammy winning .l" t Pm /( ;hrlgtm g IA 7.a r entertainer Wynonna Judd. t, ....................... to honor Rev. Jack Camley The Outdoor Bazaar will o _ . .r ' 1_ St. Paul Assembly of God For more information, call feature a Classic Car Show on aturaay, Jvovemoer zz Chm'ch will hold a Celebration Rev Johnny Thompson, pastor, L Fourth Avenue between Broad Schedule o fEvents and Russell Streets, which will J of Life service honoring the late at "276-762-7748, or Rev. Re,,'. Jack M. Carnley at 2 p.m. George Jordan, 276-738-9313, ~ be closed to motor traffic. ANITA TR AINI Sunday, November 22, at the Everyone is welcome to '~ Vendors and most other ~ ., , in attend this special service which nurch, 16542 Broad Street activities will be in the narkiw- 10:00-11:I0 a.m. Musm ofuove tausn 11 10 11 40 a m Santa Tram t. rauL. honors Rev. Camley's life. [, lot at the comer of Fourth and " Broad Streets. FOURTH AVENUE ENTERTAINMENT N[N Each person who attends the n,,ta.~.~ nazaar is asked to 10:00-10:45 Center StageCloggers Service is at St Paul UMC A JuDD will h,qn fill ..... f 10:45-11:00 Kids' Clogging Lessons The annual Community The speaker will be the Rev. h,~ eh, ~,~n*,~ Tv,aln'........ ~ - ~,.,;. -~ ::-v 2~;"" _%, (11"10-1 l'45--Santa Train) Thanksgiving Service will be John Tompson, the new pastorl" ,a,. ,, the 60 Stockings or Love " " . c m guest wnen l~ makes which will be distributed to ~,) 1:45-12:30 Jlmmyk~__h,.~ Vamil~ C,nqneWebb' Country Music held this year at St. Paul United at the St. Paul Assembly of ........ Church on Sunday, God. a/s annual trap mrougn some of the elderly members ~j~."2~(~0 ~'~a~'-V~r~l~IMuslc Methodist November 22, at 6:30 p.m.- Everyone is invited to attend. St. Paul on Saturday. within the community. " " ..... :'---- ..... = - .................. - " ................... f Suggested itemsare socks, ALSO ON FOURTH AVENUE toboggans, toothpaste, ....... ,10:00-2:00 Holiday Craft and Food vendors tooulorllsrles, DUNKS, 8nap, .......... 10:00-2:00 Clinch River Cruisers Show nanogercnlets, gum, rrmt ann 10:00-2:00 Face Painting sugar flee candy A monetary I ~ School Board Po|icy Man~~ome[ .... | ~ t[ ,, " , . 10:00-2:00 Photographs with Santa Stone Gap, S p m. Episcopal at the Castlewood Lions Den been placed in the office ~IY C~E"r~'I~R I aonauon woma also ne very I 0-00 %00 ghriner~' Train Rideg Church Wedrlesdays: Wtse 8 Anyone 60 or overs m',ited lihi'a~" of each school and at the ~'T~"~s" ~a~lte "Col~unitv I" .... - .................... ' ' - .... ' i ... .. ., .helpful. . ....... 10:00-2:00 Safety Displays & Fingerprinting pm., Tnmty Umted Methodist Yhe Dante Semor Citizens Russell County Pubhc L b~~'~. "~'~1"~'_~ I Church Fridays: Clintwood. 7:30 meet each Monda~ and Tuesday SUPPORT GROUP ..~ ,p,m. "LTZ'"Y_,, I ~ [avonte nOllOay event is in C nt~' nte h - - ~ays, roy more mtormauon, tun ........ 10:00-2:00 Christmas Dessert Contest p.., nod U d Met o- at 10 am. at the Dante F,re De- Women ur, ors of ...... ] the Christmas ~ree Laghtmg, " " i ' n ......... or ........ _ ............. Categories: Cakes, Cookies and Cand es dist Church. partlnent. Russell Coun~ rest- sault are mvated to atte d Clinch ~4~ ;~;Td(b I wmcn wm oe nero rnaay, L e- COPPER CREEK ELEMEN- dents 60 or older are invited Va |ey Community Action, Inc./ ~h"~O~"l~lission grout)| TroDhtes Awarded at 1:30 p.m. " , ' I ne women lvu gr p TARY PTA-3rd Monday, 7 RUSSELLCO. LIBRARY Family Crisis Serwces suppo~~hS:~?.npagru~UP [ cembera, at6p.m, attheMin- 10:00-2:00 - Cookie Decorating for Kids : p.m., school cafetena, Hours at the Russell County grot p meeting~th c~~~ ~,'~-~Z~ ~ I ers Exchange Bank parking lot. 10"00-2"00 Marshmallow Roast [ ST. PAUL IDA BOARD-Fourth Public Library Lebanon are sunilar situations Mondays uwh~ ] Performing Christmas music 10:00-2:00 Business Window Contest 7 ' ' a .... -u~=y~. .,.: ......... Mondays, p.m., St. Paul Town M/Tu/Th 9 am,-8 pm. W/F, 9 am-12 noon For info~~elcom'e" ..... I Hall ...... 5p.rn.;Sa..10am.-2pm. call Rande Hackler 27~~S~-~"~ ] will be Sharon Moore, Kathy " " Trophy Awarded at l:45 p.m. ST. PAUL TOWN COt:SOL- MAa-ru ws LmRAaV5583 gan a the Le.o- I Stewart and Jan Jennings Santa 10"00 2"00 Stockin s of Love n s 6 , . " Memm t.'ep=.... - Third Mo day, p.rn., Town Hours at the J Fred Matthews 8206 ~~et'ot~er'ff:e I " I . "" - i_ - i g I n~l. ~emotial Lib~ St Pa~ are9 Fa~E AnULT ~I) ~~t~~r~ I Wd have treats for the chddren,10"00-2"00 Raffle for Basket of Goodies EW D W ' ' connaegr m rat ~es~mg tm ga- [ CAST:L on &SA-The a.m-5 p m. Mondays/Wednes- Free adult education clas~~~g ..._tn~u~_t~, [ and everyone will be treatedby Drawing at 2"00 p.m. stlew d Water & wa .... om me year. roy mlormauon, call the town to hot chocolate and 10"00-2"00 Register for Christmas Stocking i Ca on So- ge days/Fndays/Saturdays, and 11 available in Lee, Scott an~~~r~au~_n_' ~| I d ir r wise L.ounty al~-~vvv Lee Lo AuthonBoar of D ec to s 6 a m 7 30m Tuesda sand i ty - , .... P , Y cotlntles and the City of ~~Lu~v;-,~ee~_" I I p.m. second Mondays Thursdays. SeeLibrary for DavUme and evenm~ clas~~~2.Ol l~or I' popcorn.. " " Drawing at 2:00 p,m. ' A .... IMER'S SUP'OaT i- ~ "ul ,-. , ~ "~o Co. Health Dept., .276- I- The Christmas Parade will 1 1"00-1"00 Photos and Lunch with Santa [ t,/~n~, r - spec al program scnea es. aaults WhO want to tmpro~ a ~'~- ......... """ - - 1. I First Thesday. 1 p.m, Appala- DICKENSON-BUNOY basic skills Instructors also assist ~-~-~-"~- ........ I have as its Grand, Marshal " " (Bring your own lunch to the Cain Center) [ chian Agency for Senior Citizens The Dickenson-Bundy Log adults wi~ lob-related skills in- r ........ I world-renowned musician Dr. .... 1 Hill Fry "" s i o n weekl Thursda s . " ,. ~e tJ~U classes are oiTerea at I orate, t.mypoo , e. taou e s pe y Y eluding resume writing and mter- N " l0 . . the Oxbow Famdy Investment ~: ~'.Laq,.~: ~ ".~, .~.Z ~, :" "'~ : :" : ~',, ; ....... ....... [ NARCOTICS ANn YMOUS- throtugh Saturdays, -3, and wowing For details call ~~~ Inves_tmyn] ] Lalph Stanley and Mrs. Stanley. l U sdays d aturdays, 8 p. , Sun y p. 422-3433 or 276-386-2433 .... ~h~dnor' d~t' e es vsV~oalm rVs3n0aaYSm.-a~ I W eS ys IT ~ a z [ l:)resbyterian Church, No.o.. SOCIAL SECURITY TRANSPORTATION ~Tdml;; I ffi . ~ . u a cy,, u~ I CASTLEWOOD LODGE The Soeml Security O ce The Appalach,an A~e~~%'.~'au~a~ "~ I ~,~i~ " I #231-Stated meetings will be held is open Mondays-Fridays from 9 Senior Citizens provides ~n~er~r~',~t~,~'~7,f, ...... I " ........ ~'~'~' I the third Saturday of each month a m,-4 p.m. Phone numbers are I- tv transportation-services in Buc- "'.'~_ ~_~ '.J~,~ .......... I :~' , ' " " ,'~ meeting or t../~L)L~ Will D4~ I TbeSchooloflnstruetlonwlllbe 800-772-1213or276--679-7633 hananD,ckenson Russ~/unl~se~c~n~l~,~o~n I lENDS ' . ' . , . ae a at o: v p,m. on secon ~ton . ' . : ,. I :held on fourth Thursdays at7. LIBRARY FR Tazewell coant~es to md~~~Ln~e?ga~ ] 'ST. PAUL LODGE #343-Se- Friends of the J. Fled Matthews with disabilities re~ardl~"\"'~ .............. I [o0nd Thursdays 7:30 p m Stat- Memorial Library St. Paul meet ape Call l-ggg-6'56-2~72 ..... t_he_Dante Museum. [ ~t :~ .... " "- " ..... GED ONLINE I ed Comman canon; F rst Thurs- at the Library on fourth Tuesdays GENEALOGY GROUP GED O~NLINE ........ I . f I i a 1 " i ne i