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Lewisburg, West Virginia
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April 3, 1990

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Messenger, Tuesday, April 3, 1990 9A --'Before The Flights Go Wright Baker serves customers hout the world at her gift shop. Its strate- in the Greenbrier Valley assures a steady everybody says they she says. "So many like to retire in this I want people to see it is in West Virginia." purchased the airport Vila Johnson in 1989 more than six years in a dental hygienist. She homemade crafts and t items in her small shop, named "Baker's Buttons Consignment items craftspeople throughout Virginia and parts of never advertise for con- items,- she says. "People my place by word of Contact me. It's amazing seem to have just the of items on hand, too. ago I sold two or three a short amount of time. the same day another blankets contacted Selling some of her items. perfectly." meeting people," she folks from all over the about every place in the you can imagine. Mal- was in here twice, as a Terry Baker matter of fact." The busiest times at the shop are right before flights go out, she says. "People come in looking for souve- nirs. I get a lot of repeat business that way, too. They may get home and decide they wanted something they saw here but didn't purchase-- or they may want another item simi- lar to one they bought to give to a friend. I do a quite a lot of shipping that way, all over the country." Mrs Baker's mother, Ruth Free- man, often helps her daughter at the shop. Customers are obviously im- pressed with her. "Someone called me once all the way from California," Mrs Baker says. "He said he had been in here and really enjoyed meeting my mother. He told me, "Your mother's quite a saleswoman. We didn't mean to buy anything when we came in, but when we left we had bought over $1,000 worth of gifts!'" Mrs Baker was born in Roncev- erte and attended Greenbrier East High School in Fairlea and West Vir- ginia Institute of Technology at Montgomery, where she eam4KI a degree in dental hygiene. Her hus- band Danny is a planner for Westvaco. They have two sons. oes Repairs Wright deeper and replace them with suffi- Work on the Route 39 cient concrete to bring them up to Marlinton has resulted in level. Finally, the deck will be over- ~ne-way traffic across the laid with two to three inches of latex- modified Portland concrete. The project cost is $244,674. The Velotta Company of Sharon Center, Ohio, is the contractor. Cabo, Incor- porated, of Norwalk, Ohio, is sub- contractor. of Highways traffic lights at the only one lane of ve- time to cross. The in effect until about to DOH District Department rep- Claude WilliamS. Work plan involves the of the expansion de- end of the bridge, fol- removal of two to three deck surface. At that Will remove portions of where damage is WHAT YOU DO IS NEW8 TO US (AND ABOUT 50,00O OTHER FOLKS) CONTACT THE MOUNTAIN MESSENGER WITH YOURNEWS 122 NORTH COURT St. LEWISBURG, 24901 647-5724 Have You Ordered Your Announcements Yet? Do so now and Save at Cardinal Printing Fairlea, WV 645-3204 Saturday. April 7, 1990 10% OFF III Coming Dinner County Republi- sponsor the County Dinner Monday, April D,m., at the Rupert Corn- Guest speakers will and Oliver Luck. Republican candidate States Senate, is a Ferry. He has gOVernment experience, offices at both the a Congressional can- Second District. Mr of West Virginia a retired quarter- Houston Oilers and is in Morgantown. $10 and may be pur- Lewisburg, 645- Goodwin, Lewisburg, O'Dell, Clinton- 5381; Gaye Keech, ;~-5142; John Wills, 8; Hank Hauser, 536-3526. 24 Learn what it takes to fill your heart with hope. Join us for the meetings below. a m~aaSeo/tl/*/n,M ~,ut~,r,t ea#t~asd Attend The Church Nearest You: First Baptist, Fairlea ...................................................... ..... April 8-11 White Sulphur Springs Baptist ......................................... April 8-15 Trinity Baptist, Buckeye ......... .. ......................................... 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