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Boone County Fair

Boone County Fair announces Fair will start July 29 with the car and bike show scheduled at the Fairgrounds. Registration is noon to 2 p.m. All cars and bikes qualify.

Cuties Contest will be Monday evening, July 30, starting at 6 p.m.

For questions or additional information, call Virginia at 304-245-8113.

County Fair officials announce “Boone County Cuties” contest

If your child is zero months through six-years-old (girl or boy), come join us July 30 at 6 p.m. at the fairgrounds in Lick Creek for the Boone County Cuties contest.

Trophies will be presented in every age division, and the child with the most points will be awarded the “Grand Champion” of the Boone County Fair. The Grand Champion will be the Grand Marshall in the BCF parade on August 4.

The grand prize will be a cash award of $200.

The points do not include the optionals. The optionals are: most beautiful eyes: most beautiful hair: best dressed; and most photogenic. Please circle the optionals you choose.

To qualify for the grand prize the cost is $50.00 with each optional being $10.

You do not have to do the optionals to try for the Grand Champion. You may do Grand Champ and all optionals for $70.

Age divisions are:

Zero through 11 months, 12 months through 23 months, 24 months through 35 months, 36 months through 47 months, and four years through six years.

Just fill out an application with child’s name, age, address, birthdate, parents’ names, if it is a boy or girl, hair color, eye color and telephone number along with a check and mail it to Boone County Fair Association, Virginia Messer, P.O. box 127, Van, WV 25206.

The deadline is July 27th. Hurry and help us find the Boone County Cutie of 2012!

For questions or more information, call Virginia Messer at 304-245-8113.

Horse Show

There will be a horse in Danville Friday, July 13, at 7 p.m. and Saturday, July 14, at 6 p.m. at the Lick Creek Show Grounds. This is a SWVHA State Championship Show.

Back to School Bash

Boone Memorial Hospital, Inc. is partnering with the Fountain of Life Worship Center to over various services/tests at their annual “Back to School Bash” this month. Services are free of charge that day other than a few minimal costs for some of the testing BMH, Inc. will provide. The church will provide free food, huge inflatables for the kids, christian music/concerts throughout the day among other family fun events. Keep in mind BMH clinicians will offer sports physicals for athletes at the event for only $10.

The event is scheduled for Saturday July 28 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Fountain of Life Worship Center at Rock Creek (Boone County).


- Finger Stick Blood Glucose Testing (FREE) - Blood Pressures (FREE) - Sports Physicals for school athletes ($10.00) - Hearing Test: (It will measure 3 different hearing frequencies: High Pitch, Medium Pitch, Low Pitch) and determine if hearing deficiencies are present (FREE)

- We will also have a BMH Marketing Table where people can enter to win a $100 VISA gift card for simply taking a short survey

BLOOD WORK: - HgbA1c (Hemoglobin A1C): ($10) - Vitamin D (test your Vitamin D levels): ($30).

Boone County WIC

The Boone County WIC office will once again be offering the Farmers Market Vouchers. These vouchers will be given out to those participants that are currently on WIC. The participant must be up-to-date on their appointments and must bring their WIC folder with them. Qualified WIC participants may come in to the WIC office from 8:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. on the following Tuesdays: July: 17, or 24. August: 14, 21, or 28. If you have any questions, please call the Boone County Health Department and ask for Gina at 304-369-7967.

Veteran’s Memorial

Madison VFW Post 5578 is building a Veteran’s Memorial to honor mothers of veterans and veterans. Purchase a brick for $50. Call 304-369-6248 or mail to Daniel Boone VFW Post 5578 Attn: Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 272, Madison, WV 25130. Post 5578 is constructing a Veteran Memorial to honor the Mother’s of Veterans and Veterans. A Brick Campaign lets you send a special tribute, inspiring message or create a permanent legacy of caring.


The American Red Cross will be at Whitesville Elementary School on Tuesday, July 17, from 1 to 6 p.m. for a Blood Drive. Call 304-854-1301 for your appointment to donate blood. It’s very much needed and appreciated.

TOPS meetings

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets every Thursday at the Fountain of Life Worship Center, Rock Creek. The entrance is on the left side of the building. Weigh in is from 5 to 5:30 p.m. TOPS is a nonprofit Weight Loss support group. Membership is $28 a year which includes a monthly magazine. Games and incentives are used weekly for weight loss motivation. TOPS is open to men, women and children seven years or older.

Benefit and dinner

The 6th Annual Scott High School Men’s Varsity & Junior Varsity Basketball Team and Golf Benefit and Dinner is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012, at 10 a.m. (Shotgun Start) It will be a scramble format at Riverview Country Club.

Sign up now by calling Coach Nick Cabell at 304-784-1750 or emailing NickCabell@yahoo.com

Numerous prizes will be given away including: Professional Sports Memorabilia; Rounds of golf to area courses; Golf equipment; and much more.

Would you like to be a hole sponsor? Sign up now to advertise your business!

The prize List for Scott High School Basketball Golf Benefit includes: 2 Adams Redline Gap Wedge, 2 Adams Reline Lob Wedge, 2 Wilson Ultimate Collapsible Golf Ball Shagger, 4 all American Golf Carry Bag, 4 Adams Golf Idea a 70s Sand Wedge Graphite Flex Shaft, 1 Jack Nicklaus V-Max Hybrid Utility Club #4 (24) graphite Flex Shaft, 4 Bushnell Golf Yardage Pro GPS Rangefinder, Plus numerous Golf Accessories, Rounds of Golf to area courses and much more. We have over $1,500 worth of prizes and that number keeps growing.

Please come out and experience what our tournament is all about. You will be provided with a caddie that will clean your clubs, wash your ball, keep score and fix your divots. This is the only tournament that offers such an experience. You will also receive dinner and a free T-shirt.

King of the Coal Fields III

King of the Coal Fields III will be held at the Madison Civic Center on July 28, 2012, at 7 p.m. It will be a pro-am event and will include around five professional fights. Zack Kuhn from Madison will be fighting along with several other professional fighters.

2012 Photo Fund Drive

The Danville Volunteer Fire Department will be hosting a 2012 Photo Fund Drive with all proceeds going toward updating rescue and fire equipment. A $20 donation you get a complimentary 11X14 family portrait. The portraits are taken at the Danville Fire Station from noon to 5 p.m., Sunday, July 15. No appointment is need and walk-ins are welcome.

Sherman High School

Sherman High School’s classes of 1950, 1951, and 1952 will hold a joint Class Reunion on Saturday, September 15, 2012 at the Holiday Inn & Suites (formerly Ramada Inn) in South Charleston. Also, a cordial invitation is extended to members of Sherman classes from 1940’s who desire to attend the reunion. To obtain further details, update addresses, or request registration forms for graduates no ton the Reunion’s mailing list, please call 304-836-5577.

Appalachian Council Head Start/Pre-K

Appalachian Council Head Start is now accepting applications for the 2012-2013 school-year. Children must be 3 or 4 years old by September 1, 2012. Services are available for children with disabilities or special needs. There is no fee required for entrance into Head Start.

Information needed to apply: Verification of income for a 12 month period, birth certificate from vital statistics, immunization record, and Social Security card (optional).

Head Start/Pre-K Locations: Brookview Elementary, Danville Head Start, Nellis Elementary, Prenter Head Start, Racine Head Start, Ramage Elementary, Wharton Elementary and Whitesville Elementary. For more information, please call 304-369-1000 or 1-877-539-2242.


Energy Express is still taking applications for mentors (college students) to serve at 3 sites this summer. Whitesville, Ramage, and Nellis Elemetary schools will host this 6 week reading program again in Boone County until July 27.

Mentors will receive an educational tuition award for $1,175 and a living allowance for $1,850.

Work with up to 8 children on reading, art, writing, etc., and eat 2 family style meals with them every day. Usually, the EE staff is at the site about 6 hours.

If you are interested read more and apply at

http://energyexpress.ext.wvu.edu/ this is a great summer job!

New Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting

There will be new AA meetings in Alum Creek at Lyons Club Park every Friday at 6:30 p.m. For more information, men call Chris F. at 304-767-0395; women call Brandi M. at 304-807-7802.

Scott Class of ’97 reunion

Scott High School Class of 1997 is seeking mailing addresses or contact information of classmates for the upcoming 15 year reunion on July 28. For more information, please contact Amanda Butcher-Wallen at 304-784-5110 or mrswallen@ymail.com.

Scott Cookbook

Scott High School’s class of 2014 will be publishing The Scott High School Community Cookbook this spring. The school would like to encourage all community members to submit their favorite recipes. All submissions need to be turned in no later than March 5th.

Please include your recipe(s), recipe title, and your name or the name of the person receiving credit for the recipe. Mail or drop off recipes to Scott High School, Attn: Heather Ritter, 1 Skyhawk Place, Madison, WV 25130 or email them to hdhayes@access.k12.wv.us. If you have questions, please call Mrs. Ritter at 304-369-3011.

Boone County Democratic Committee

The Boone County Democratic Committee will have a meeting July 12, 2012, at 5 p.m. at the Boone County Courthouse Annex. Chair Sue Ann Zickefoose urges all members to attend.

Boone Republican Party

The Boone County Republican Party will meet the first Monday of every month at 6 p.m. at Park Avenue Restaurant in Danville.

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