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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 mothers’ of Veterans and Veterans. A Brick Campaign lets you send a special tribute, inspiring message or create a permanent legacy of caring.

The Whitesville Baptist Car Show

The Whitesville Baptist Car Show is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 25, from 1 to 4 p.m., with door prizes and trophies awarded at the Whitesville First Baptist Church, 1026 Raleigh Street, in Whitesville. For more information, 304-854-2549 or visit the Web site at www.whitesvillebaptist.org


The Boone County Board of Health will meet in regular session Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012, at 3 p.m. at the Boone County Health Dept., located at 213 Kenmore Dr., in Danville. Anyone wishing to be on the agenda should call 304-369-7970, and request their name be placed on the agenda. Requests can be made until 3 p.m., on the day of the meeting.

Boone County 4-H

The Boone County 4-H program is putting on a dinner theater production of “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown.” The shows will take place at the Danville Community center on Saturday, August 18, at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, August 19 at 2:00 PM. Ticket prices are as follows: Adults—$15, Seniors and Students—$12, Children 3-6—$6. To purchase tickets or make a reservation, please call the WVU Extension Office at 304-369-5869.

SWVCTC extends registration

Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College is extending registration until August 23. Students can register for Fall 2012 classes during regular business hours through the summer on Mondays - Thursdays at their local campus. Returning students can also register online.

Stop by your local campus or call 1-866-SWVCTC1 for further information.

Ball Family Reunion

The Annual Ball Reunion will be held Sunday, August 19th, at noon. It is scheduled to be held at Ball Chapel Recreation Building, located at Jeffrey WV.

For more information, call 304-369-3804 or 304-369-1758. Everyone is welcome to attend.

BCARSE meeting

Boone Co. Assn. of Retired School Employees (BCARSE) will meet Wednesday, Aug. 15 at 10 a.m. at Park Avenue Restaurant in Danville. Gary bell will present the Devotion. The program will be a memorial service remembering our members who have passed in the last year.

Door prizes will be given out; 50/50 will be available and food & fellowship will be enjoyed by everyone. President Jenny Light encourages everyone to attend this meeting.

Our newly retired Boone County employees will be recognized and those attending the meeting will be treated to a free meal.

Boone Co. Chapter AARP meeting

Boone Co. Chapter AARP will meet, Tuesday, September 4, at Black Diamond Arbors at 1 p.m. Trena Hager will present a program with information for Hospice Care for home-bound patients and their family members.

Refreshments will be served at the conclusion of the program. Dora Campbell, President urges members to attend. New members are welcome.

Foster Neighborhood Crime Watch Meeting

Foster Neighborhood Crime Watch meeting will be Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012, at the Foster Community Center. Guests will be the team from ADT Security Systems, Nikki Turner, sales manager with Brandon Brown, Steven Jones, Diana Schultz, and Steve Wills. Come find out how to make your home more secure. Everyone is welcome to attend.

The 2nd Annual Big Coal River Heritage Festival

The 2nd Annual Big Coal River Heritage Festival will be held on Saturday, September 29, 2012 at John Slack Park, Racine, West Virginia. The festival will begin at 10 a.m. and last until 6 p.m. There will be crafters, food vendors, musicians, quilts on display, and a tour of the one room schoolhouse. Come join us for some Appalachian Culture right here in Boone County, West Virginia. For more information on how to be a part of this heritage festival, please contact Sherri Sharps at 304-837-5348 as soon as possible.

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: August: 21, or 28. If you have any questions, please call the Boone County Health Department and ask for Gina at 304-369-7967.

2012 Photo Fund Drive

There will be a photo fund drive at the Spruce River Volunteer Fire Department on Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012, from noon to 5 p.m. at the Spruce River Fire Station. All proceeds will go towards updating rescue and firefighting equipment. A complimentary 11x14 family portrait will be given with a $20 donation. Walk-ins are welcome and no appointment is needed.

Smith, Dotson Reunion

The Smith, Dotson Reunion is scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012, at shelter #2 at the Mud River Dam picnic area. Bring a covered dish, drinks, plates, cups, spoons and have a good time with family and friends. There will be gospel music as well. Come and enjoy the fun. For more information, call 304-524-7069.

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.

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.

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 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.

Lincoln County Fair

The Lincoln County Fair/Fall Festival is looking for the following, for the Fair August 30, 31, September 1, and 2, 2012. Arts & crafts, and flea market people. Contest for homemade quilts, home grown veggies, home canned veggies, baked goods (pies, cakes, breads), home grown flowers, and photo. In the contest category, each will be judged and awarded first, second and third place winners.

Please call Karen Hartman at 304-855-2342 or Jack Browning at 304-549-7301.

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