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Area obituaries Catherine Elizabeth Simms Picntka Catherine Elizabeth Simrns Pientka of Petersburg passed away Wednesday, November 13. She was born in Clinchco on Mmch 14, 1925 to the late Walter and Eva Simms. Catherine was tile oldest of Walter and Eva&apos;s five children and she graduated fronl Clinchco High School in 1944. Catherine's two brothers, Jackie and Jimmie, preccded her in death. Her sister, Juanita Gray, continues to reside in Atlanta, Georgia while brother, Edward Simms Jr., makes his home in Norfolk. Catherine was happily married to Command Sergeant Major Joe Pientka (US Army Ret.) for more than 63 years. As Joe served in the U.S. Army in Italy during World War 11, at Fort Lee, Virginia. Taejon and Seoul, South Korea, Catherine raised two children, a son, Joe Jr., and a daughter, Mary (Sissy). Joe Pientka Jr., and wife Mary reside in Jackson- ville, Florida and Catherine's daughter Mary, preceded her in death in 2005 While raising her children, Catherine also worked as a regional supervisor for Mv Maternity Stores of Richmond where she maintained retail stores in seven states. Catherine retired in 1970, but she did not stay idle after retirement. Golf. dachshunds and family con- tinued to be Catherine's focus for the remainder of her life. Catherine is survived by two grandsons and tbur great-grand- children, grandson Joe Picntka Ill and wife Melissa: two great- granddaughters, Jillian Marie Pientka and Madeleine Jolie Pientka; and a great-grandson, Ethan Sawyer Pientka all of Arlington: a grandson John Alex Pientka and a great-grandson John Lukas Pientka both of Scottsdale, Arizona. Catherine is also survived by a niece, Vickie Lee Frost of St. Patti: a nephew Gary Gray of Atlanta, Georgia. Catherine's fimeral services will be private at Southlawn Mem- orial Park in Prince George. Funeral arrangements are being handled by the Petersburg Chapel of E. Alvin Small Funeral Homes and Crematory 3935 S. Crater Road. Condo- lences may be registered at www.ealvinsmall.com. The Highp0int Community Church will be holding a Revival beginning Saturday, November 30, at 6:00 .pro. There will be special singing nightly with Revival at Highpoint Community Church Gospel Grass, the Carico Family, Eddie Street, the Bill Crawford Family and others. Weeknight services will begin at 7:00 pm. Pastor Norman Mullins welcornes everyone. Driver Improvement Clinic offered by SWCC Southwest Virginia Com- munity College will offer the Di'iver Improvement (Defensive DriviJag) Clinic eight-hour cour- se on December 7, 2013. The driving clinic is recognized by the Department of Motor Ve- hicles and the area court/legal system in delivery of the National Safety Council curri- culum. Tuition cost for the cour- se is $60.00 cash or money order payable to SWCC. Individuals attending a driver improvement clinic will learn defensive driving techniques, which can help prevent crashes and assist with points and fines 'reduction. Registration and tuition need to be submitted by November 25, 2013 For more information call 276.964.7369; email edna.sizemoresw.edu<m lilt o:e dna.sizemore@sw.edu> or visit us online www.sw.edu<http://www.sw.edu >. Cooking with Mildred... Rec00m by Mit, Heart CHICKEN AND NOODLE CASSEROLE 1 can cream of mushroom .soup cup milk tsp. black pepper cup grated parmesan cheese I cup frozen mixed vegetables 2 cups cubed cooked chicken 2 cups medium egg noodles, cooked and drained cup shredded cheddar cheese : Stir soup, milk, pepper, ;cheese, vegetables, chicken and :noodles in I qt. casserole. 7Bake 400 for 25 rninutes or iuntil hot. Stir. Top with cheddar cheese. HERBED PORK AND POTATOES 3 tbsp. minced rosemary, fresh 2 tbsp. minced fresh imarjorarll 8 cloves garlic, minced 4 teas. minced fresh sage 4 teas. olive oil, divided 2 teas. salt 2 teas. pepper 1 boneless pork loin roast (3 lbs) 4 lb. red potatoes, quartered Combine rosemary, marjor- am, garlic, sage, 3 teas. oil, salt and pepper. Rub roast with 2 tbsp, herb mixture. In a dutch oven, brown roast in remaining oil on all sides. Place in a roasting pan coated with cooking spray Toss potatoes with remaining herb mixture; arrange around roast. Cover and bake 350" for 1 hrs or until meat stand 10 minutes before slicing. CREAMED CORN W/BACON 1 small onion, finely chopped 1 tbsp. butter 4 cups fresh or frozen corn 1 cup heavy whipping cream cup chicken broth 4 bacon strips, cooked and erurnbled I/, teas. pepper IA cup grated parmesan cheese 2 tbsp. minced fresh parsley In a skillet, sattt6 onion in butter. Add corn; SlUt6 1 to 2 rninutes longer or until 'onion and corn are tender. Stir in cream, broth, bacon and pepper. Cook and stir for 5-7 minutes or S . until sliJatlv thickened. Stir in cheese and parsley. TURTLE PUMPKIN PIE ',4 cup plus 2 tbsp caramel ice cream topping, divided I graham cracker pie crust % cup pecan pieces 1 cup cold rnilk 2 pkg. (3.4 oz.) each vanilla instant pudding I cup canned pumpkin I teas. cinnamon I/2 teas. nutmeg 1 (8 oz.) Cool Whip divided Pour % cup caramel topping into crust; sprinkle with pecans. Beat milk, pudding mixes, pumpkin and spices with whisk until blended. Stir in 1 cups Cool Whip. Spread into crust. o Refri=erate at least one hour. Top with remaining Cool Whip, caramel topping and put sorne pecans on top just before thermometer reads 160 Let serving. Church and related ,,fliur,,l:t,N,,,'einl, er21,20131'age3 activities calendar ,00CS of V, cdll*,da', ]hbk." ',h'.d', - p I:1 } o: ,%I).%MN ( IIAl'l:l,-llh:kcn',onville. mlLmla!ion or 24 hou! pra',cr, call 2"-- Sunday Service I0 am. luc,,da. %cr'.ice 7t)4-7754 7 pm l'aslor Fddie f,rncr RFI:.I)S V UJ ,.:V lV, mt XI' ICempliments cf Pastor Jessie M done 7 AS('IIOR OF II()I'E T.%BFRS..'kCI,E ('!11 R('lI-Sund: U '4d,,ol IO am. West l)ante. \\;Votship Sundas at 7 p nl and ,illOing first Saturday-, cver nlonth :it 7 p ill {'leopha,, Nhlllin, is pastor All arc v,dcomc. APOSTI)I.II" I li;llJlll)l'SE-\\;\'orqn I) Ihurda> 7 pin Ntinda. tJ() p m th 65 lY,.Ic' R,;adt. 27fl-.167-17(i(I I'atol. Bran K l iall - ARK OF F%H'II CIIIR(lI-Sunda Sdlool, Ill ;1111 \\;\olhip 11 ).ill.; Thurs- tta'. 730 p.lll Youlh (irollp: 17(/111 Diln- gallllOll Rd. (Rt 65) to RI 684 drive 1% mil I'cgg.'. Porter is pastor. REAR %VA1,1.O%%' ('lll'R('ll-%unday School. It) a.nl.. Stinday worship. 11 anl. & 6 p.m.; Wed pra}cr scrimc, 7 phi The pastor is Jo Bailey IIIBI.E BAH'IS'IF ('lll'l('lI-Sunda', worship ,rvices-I I am. Pastor Ridlard Million. Wcdllcsda$ night. 7 pill. uith Ierry Arnc) IIOND 1"()%% N ('IlIR('I I-('ocburrL Sunday School 10 a m ;or,dlip, I 1 a m. and 7 pill 5,llllda,; 7 pill. Vcdllesday. BRICK B.%PTIST Clll'RCll-Sunday School I0 am. morning orshi i) II ).In. Youth Meeting. 6 p in P;IMOr is Rev Jml .\\;ndcr,,on BIFFALO IIOI.INESS ('IIIR('ll - Scr\\;iccsSamrda}.7pm andlhursda,7 p.m. lJzistor. IZhilo \\;V4rner. CAIA'ARY BAPflST CHI:RCII- Gravel I:ick. Simda) School 10 am. Worship 1 I am. Sunday night 6:30 pro. Prayer meeting ':cdnesda). 7 pro. Pastor. t,eonard Ferguson. CASTI.E RUN COMMUNITY Clll:R- ('lI-Apostolic Faith services. Sunday at 10 am. and 6 pro. and Wednesday. 7 pm. Tile Pastor is Rev. John R. P, yrd (.'all 762-2278. (!ASTLEWOOD PRESBYTERIAN CltllRCII-Worship 9:45 am., Sunday School, I I am. 702-0569. CllERRY GROVE CIilTRCH-Dry Fork. Sunday School 10 am .. Services at 11 am. and 6 p m Sunda,s. Rev Marcus Meade. 276-395-3588. (7111!11(11 OF GOD OF PROPIIECY- Sunday School 10 a.m.. Worship service I1 am,Vplll. Wed Bible StudyVpm. CIII'R('II OF MOST |IIGII GOD. St. Paul. Sunda). fl pill.; Wedilcsda). 6 p.nl.; Pastor tlarold Meade. For inlbmiation, call 762-0900 or 762-7637. CLEVEI.AND UNITED METHO- DIST CHURCH-Clcveland, Sunda) School 10 am. worship 11 am.. Wcd- nesda) Bible study 7 pro. DEi,IVERANCE MINISTRY CIIUR- CII, Ibmlerly known as Campbell Chapel, oll Moccasin. Sunday School, I I am Sunday +orship 6:15 pro.; Wed- ncsday worship, 7 15 pm. Special Prayer Meeting first Tuesdays at 7:15 p.m. DR% FORK FREEWII.L BAPTIST- Stlllday School. 10 a.nl.: Sunday worship II a.m, 6 p.ln.; Bible Study Wed,, 6:30 p I11. Pashlr. D.J. Couch. %1' %\\;'l'EI. CtlAPl:l.-Casilewood. Lliltl,l . CS II am., 7 p.m.; Wed, 7 p.m lhc Roy. Myers Vicars. FRVlN CIt:%Pt:J FREEWILl. BAPT- ST-Sunda.v School 10 am.: Sunday ;voishifl I Ia.m. and 6 p.m.; Wcd Bible Stud 7 pro. Fred I)ingus is pastor. FIRST ASSEMBI.Y OF GOD-Dante .%ulld;I} School, I0 am.. Sunday v, orship I I am and 7 pro., and Wed., 7 pro. The pastors arc Jcrry and Nedra Estep FIRS'[ BAPTIST CllURCH-St. Paul. Sunday School. g:45; Sunday worship 1 I am.. 690 pnr Roy. Mike Moole. FIRS] MT. CALVARY BAF'TIST CHI:RCtI-DanIc. Sunda 3 v, orship II a.in., second and fourth Sundays, Inlerinl Pastor Rir Mabr,,. FORT (ilBSON UNITED ME'rHO- DIST ('tlltR('ll-Sunda)School, 9 a,lll.: Worship 10 a II1. The Rev. Harry Layell FI'I.I. GOSPFL rEVIVAI,S-Han- sonvillc, services Saturday, 7 pnl: Sunday. 6 pro. GRACE BAP'FIS'r CIIURCIl-ltuffinan Hollow, Mill Creek Road, t,cbanon. Sunday School 10 a.m.: worship I I am. and 6 pill. Wed Youth Night 7 pm Pastor I)on Bush. GRASSY (?REEK RAPTIST/MFVFII- ODIST, Route 71 between Dickcnson- ,lllc and Nickel,villc. For nlorc in[o: 2 "6393 3522. IIA'MI.IN BAPTIKI" CHURCII-Cas- tlcx, od: Stlllda, School I0 ).ill. Sunday ",',or', Ip I1 am. & 6 p.m: Wednesday Bible M'ldv 7 pm IIl(;lll:X)iNT COMMI:NITY CItIR- ('ll-('asflcwood Sunday School 10 a.m. orsllip ! I a.m Ill)I";E O1: I'II%Yl.]R-Sunda 6 pall.. ]'hursday 7 pnl. RI 65. {'asllc.ood. F'astor. I.a'arencc Ilollvfield. ItOISF OF "file LORD-Liltle Jcr- tlsaleln. C;isilewood %lind) 3 School l(i ).ill. wt,rship I I a.nl. lind 6 p Ill.; Thursda', v, orshill 7 p in Roy fedd (i Phillips I.%KEVIE%V " BAI'I;IS'I'LM ETH O- DIS]', On Lakc,<'ict Dr. o11" Ric 71 near I".lickcnson', ilh: For Illiird in[o: 27o3o33522. MARY MARTIN MEMORIAL ('III.R('t 'q, , 'gchol 10 a.m., worship i! , ,2-b'r,6  MII.I, ('li,tPl;I. I.RI..  I, BAP- l'lS'f ('111'R( '11-(':Ltlc pod. ullday clIOoI l0 a.m.. Stlllda} worship II a II1., Bihl tiid) and Youth League Wed.. 7 p.m. Paslor. Mike Patrick. %IOBNIN(; SI'AR FUI,I, (.()Slqf=L ClllR('lt-Casileood Sunda) School II) )Ill WolshJp I I &Ill.. 6 i) 111.; Vved - ilcsday. ,'7 1) 111. 276-762-7812 Pastor. Woody Scot! MT. ZION ('OMMt'NITY APOS- TOIJC-Sahmhi).,,. 7 pn). I[azcl Moun- tain. For mere mtbrnm!ion, call 276-495- 8611. Pastor, Tomm J. Kiser NE%% CASTI.E%VOOD BAI:rI'IST - Sunday School. 10 am. Sunday worship I I am.. 6 p in; Wed. Bible study 7 p nl. OAK (,ROVE t'NITEI) METIlOI)IS'I" ('|IUR('|t-2 " & 4 u Sundays. momm orship 10: church school II llai SOIl"* tile. Tltl'] P.%SSION PL.%('E-Castlev, ood. Worship Smda', 10 am 6 pin. Wednesda) [.'an)ily Bible Study (classes lbr.all "lges) 7 pin: Fhursdav Passion llcarl Youth 7 p m : Friday Men's Bible Study 7 pm For inibrmatlon. Call 276- 762-5483, PIIII,i.IPS ('ilM'ql. ('IIlR('II-\\;Vest Dalll. %altird;I} ol,,hip, 7 p Ilia %llllda\\; School lit a ill . Silllda\\; toship I i ;i.lli , \\;\cd "'oulh NCi",I 6-p Ill Bibh: r, ltitl). 7 p m l,e Rand,+ N,onchustcr. pclqor PI.EASANT IIILL BAIrI'IS f-Reeds Valley Road. (.'astleood qlliida' Sclmol i(i ;I Ili . Nlind:iv worOlip I I :l ill. 6 p nl ; oiqlG at I I )Ill alld f; p II1 fhc Roy  OI111 l'dtards RI\\;GS ('11%1'1"]1, ('litR( Ii-;uuda %cliOlll Ilia 11/ . %illlt.13} ',ol,dUp I I ;I ill ; Stllldd\\; alld \\;\t.'dllu,,t]at i/ighb,. (' I , in Pa.dOl. I't,ili ,.\\;11di7.Oll RIVI'JISII)I'] II %Pl'lS'l'-Nunda) of hip & t h!ldr,:n's t.'hulch. I I a i11...\\;11 \\;l,mlc Pastel Rc Johll Kisei SI. M%RK'S EPISC()I'.%i.-St Paul Ktlil.hi\\; ',.ihip q a lit: Bilqc liid' {'% t ihlesdil'. I 0 a Ill 1, PAII, .%.%F.MIII. OI- GOI)- ,'-;und,i\\; Nd,ol I(i an1. qunt[a_ word, lilt5 I1 a In & 7 p nl,; \\;\,edllu, sday. 7 pill. tiunil Night ( \\;tlult Bible Slud)/lra$cr. NIisioliItcs ;uid R.tal Rangcisi I;or hi foHI,aliOll. ,:all "(,-," ,48.' NT. !'.-%1"1. I:RI{FWII.I, I:L.%P'flST ('lit RCII-Sunda Sdlool 10 am. %lind)',' ',',orshlp I I a ill. l 0 11 Ill.; ,\\;cdllu'sda)-I>ra.vl Iliei.'lillg al (. 31) p II1. \\;\heiM,,ne Re', Cecil .k:,;see, pastor ST. PAI'I. INI]]:I) METIIOI)IST ('111R('ll-.unda} Scliotll I(I ;I ill. orhip II ).In [he Rev. I lair) l.acll. ST. TIIERESI: ('ATIIOIJ('-SI. Patll. lllldax Mass S;30 anl Falhcr Mike 1 Iohei t. S'IRM(-'IFI" /I()I,I.OW FREE%VII.I, B%PTIST ('lllR('ll-I)anle. Sunday School 10 a ill.. orsllip !t aln.. 7 pnr \\;\'edllesd,I} prater el'vic.e 7 p In. SI'I.I'IIUR SPRING I'NITED METIIOI)ISI. Roule Ah. 58. Dickcnsonillc. Sun. /\\;M,"PM ahd Wed. PM services Inlb: Pastor (iary flu Millic) ( 'rllH1 at _/o, ]_ ..); ._ %VAYSIDE ASSEMBLY-St Paul. Sunday School 10 am., \\;Vorship Service l 1:011 a.nl.. Worship Service 6:15 p.n). Pastor. Ernic Addington %VELI.S CtlAPi']I. CHtiR('lI-Virgmia (' ty Hollo,,v. Services Thursdays and Sundays at 6 p.m (.'all 762-0838 fi)r nlore irllbrlllalioll. %%EST I):%NI"E COMMINITY ('liV- R(711-Sunda. services I(I am., 11 ).ill. and 6 pnl. The Re',' Danny Meade, pastor.' FREE CI.OTIIES Full Gospel Rc,i.als Church. Ihlnsonville. will give frec clothes and Ibod to those ho need theni follov,'ing the Wcdncsda.', 10 am scr,icc. Attend- ante al file service is rnandatol'y 1(/ receive clothes :rod food. The church is bcsMc Ken's Chrysler on Roule 19. Call 880-1275 or 794-7-177. FOOD BANK First Baptist Church. St. Paul, operales a Food Bank Tuesdays tm 9- I I am. at the churcll. All in need of food ale \\;, e[colllC ('I.OTIIES CLOSET Jlle .h,'t;llleil Oil Mission at Firsl Flaplist Church. St. Paul, open a Clothes CIo.,,cl Tuesdays I'rtll 9-11 Anyone in need of clothing is ,eleolne FOOl) DISTRIBUTION Morning Slar Full Gospel Church ',',ill distribute food io the needy at the church from 9-11 a.m. oil fourlh Saturdays at the church in Casllewood. GOSIq-L SIN(:ING A Gospel Singing will be held "at 7 ilm. the first Friday of each month at The Celebration Ccnler. 16607 Broad Slrcet, 1 Paul Ecr)one is elconle Admis- sion iS fice. IlI.II.'S OF TIlE FIEI.D CLOTHING Ot:TRE%('II MINIKrRY .\\; clothing laitrcach of Rejoice Ministric,, locatcd at 117 Rcioicc l.ane acnlss frolll fcmplc I[ill Ccmclery in CaMIc'e, ood will be giving away cloll)ing 'and accepting clothing donations every ( fld Salurda', of the nlonlh froln *)am-I pin. A ariety of sizes |br men, women and chiklrcn ill bc available. please bring only nice. clcall shoes. For questions or more inlbrmation. call Rcioiee Ministries .'It 276.762.5700 or find us on facebook I.ihes of tile Field CIo:hing MinistLv. Youth meetings at Dai Assembly Yo h meeting groups are held t :l? l'hursday at 7 p.m. at Dante ssemblv of God Church located in Dante. Change of time The Church of the Most High God has chan,2ed the time' starting on Novetnber 6, 2013 the Wednesday service will sta . at 6:00 p.m. instead of 7:00 p..i. Wise County Sheriff' s Report ]'he Wise County Sheriff's Office reports the following activities for the period oil 11,'04,,'2013 through 11/10/2013. Wise Central Dispatch received a total of 1609 calls for this seven- day period. Of the total calls received 307 were dispatched to the Sheriff's Office. Total number of Domestic calls for this period was 6. Criminal Process for the same period served 43 Felony Warrants, 39 Misde- meanor Warrants, 0 DUI Arrest and worked 6 Traffic Accident. Civil process for this period served 434 Civil Papers. During this seven-day period I I additional Criminal Investi- gatios were initiated and j28 were cleared bv arrest. The Sheriff's Office provided 65 nlan-hours of Cotlrt Room Sccuritv for the three courts and the courthouse. The Sheriff's Office tran- sported I adult in state, I adult out of state. 0 mental patient, and 4 uvcnilcs tbv a total of 6 transports, in Jiving 25.50 Jlours. The Sheriff's Office unlocked 21 vehicles and escorted 8 funerals durin,, this seven-dav period. I remember one lime I was having a bad da). I guess I was just having a baltic with Satan. Don't think that he will ever give up But driving down a road. I sa a little country church. Two ladies was standing on the steps of that church crying their hearts out and I thought. "'God. do I nccd It) s!op? Is there anylhing I cal| do'?" So. I just pulled over and overhcard their conversa- tion. Apparently. for some rea- SOIl. they were having to separate. Ol1 111;.I)' have been going into the armed Ibrces. I knov not what the situation was. But ii seemed as if they thonght that Ihey would nevci" see each olher again. And they talked about the good times they had in church together, that just couldn't be no more at that little chut:ch. They prolnised each Temple Hill Tree Lighting Ternple Hill Memorial Park cordially invites you to the 19 lh Annual Tree Lighting Service to be held in the Chapel of Love Mausoleum on Tuesday, Decem- ber" 10 at 6:30 p.m. Rev. Woody Scott will de- liver a short inessage and Victory Praise will sing. Temple Hill will be placing a Christmas tree in the Chapel of Love Mausoleum on Monday, December 2. We are asking that the families of their loved ones, who have passed away in 2013, bring or mail, their own special "In Memory" ornament that can be other that they would ahvays find a way to stay in contact and that they would have each other's praye "s till death do them part. ()ne of them said to the other one."Let's kneel here on this chut:ch house steps where we have' stood so many times and .jusfl pray fbr each other." 1 said, :l:adies. excuse me, but would ypu Inind putting me in that -prayer? While you're pra)ingV"," They turned aroLlnd, . wiped awaJ' the tears, they were shedding and said with a smile, "Not at all, you will be in our prayers." I stood there for a few nmmentsbmaybe 15 or 20, I got in the truck and drove away and the), ;were still pouring their hearts out to God. God will put somebody where they need to be to take care of what belongs to him, 19 Annual Service placed on.the tree. We are also asking that these ornaments be here before the service on Tuesday,. December 10. If a fmily member brings their ornament to the cemetery, they Carl place that ornament on the tree themselves. If circumstances are such that you are nol"able to get here on or before-the service, just mail the ornament, and our staff will be more than .honored to place that ornamefit on the tree for you. Temple Hill wishes to make this ervice one that will be an example .of our empathy and appreciition to all our families. Conduct business onl/ine during Thanksgiving office cl0sings Drivers Urged to Av,,d Distractions, Get Rest Before Traveling All Virginia Department of the poterltial for crashes," said Motor Vehicles (DMV) custom- mer service centers will be clos- ed for the Thanksgiving holiday from Thursday, November 28 through Saturday, November 30 and reopen on Monday, Decem- ber2. DMV customers can avoid service delays after the holiday closure by using DMV's prefer- red service options, including DMV's website, automated telephone service (1-888-337- 4782) and the mail. Through www.dmvNOW.com, customers can complete more than 30 different transactions without visiting an office. In addition, some DMV Select locations, which are opc- 'ated by local governments n,- private citizens, operate outside of the state holiday c!,';hg schedule. The 57 DV Selects across the state procc. vehicle- related transactions, including registration renewals, titles and license plates. Driver licenses and ID card servic.s are not available at DMV Select offices. To find out if a DMV Select in your area i, .,pen on a state holiday, visit www.dmvNOW.com/DMVSele ct. DMV urges drivers to be extra cautious during the Thanksgiving holiday due to higher traffic volumes and an increased number of out-of-state visitors to Virginia. "More vehicles on the roads, combined with distractions and the fatigue people often experience during the rush of the holidays, increase DMV Commissioner Richard D. Holcomb, the Governor's High- way Safety Representative. "To lessen yur risk, never drink alcohol., before driving, always wear youl" seatbelt, don't be distracted, while behind the wheel, and get enough sleep before<driving. '' Bekig sleepy and driving drowsy' affects your ability to drive safely. Drowsiness makes drivers i less attentive, slows reaction .time and affects a driver's '.ability to make deck'.,' The warning signs of drow;yriving include yawning or blinking frequently, difficulty re.,embe,ring the past few miles 5riven, .mLssing your exit, and driftin 'froln your lane and hitting "/-i'umble strip. "Get a good night's sleep, 8 to 9 hours for adults and 9 to 10 hours for adolescnt, and set out on the road when you are feeling fresh," Holcomb recommended. 14 ]crebple died on Virginia's roads during the five-day Thanksgii, ing holiday last year. II people died in 2011, 10 p,eople died in 2010, and 16 people .were killed in traffic crashes ] d.uring the five-day Thanks.giing Iloliday in 2009. Normally, the busiest travel days during the Thanksgiving holiday'ai'e Wednesday and Thursday/.To avoid in.creased traffic, "drivers can travel on Tuesday,. Friday or Saturday. Motorists are also encouraged to do most otheir driving during dayligh}-hours when visibility is best. The Riverside Diner's Thanksgiving Feast Thursday, November 28 from 11 am- 5 pm Do you dread COOking, cleaningand washing dishes for your Thanksgiving meal? Let The Riverside Diner serve you and your family this year with a delicious ThanksgivingDinner with all the trimmings and desserts! Thanks iv'm S e cial: Choice of Turkey or Ham, Choice of 2 Sides, Stuffing, Dessert and Drink- ALL for $12.99!! Children 12 & under- Meal and::Drink for only $5.99! Call 276-762-0785 for more.information! "O come, let us sing unto the Lord: let us make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation. Let us come before his presence with thanksgiving, and make a joyful noise unto him witl osalms." -Psalm 95:1-2 llfll ..., ,