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The Mountain Messenger, Thursday, June 28, 1990 1B New Licenses By JAMES CREWS water resources are very im- to our state; not only for uses but for day-to-day liv- Here is a news release that pro- some interesting information will help us keep our eye on resources: West Virginia Division of Resources (DNR), in with the Izaak Walton of America's Save Our (SOS) program and the Virginia Environmental Coun- tau'nching a volunteer initiative monitor and protect West streams. The program is Citizen Assessment Team for (C.A.T.S.) and will use vol- citizens to survey West Vir- land and water resources. will receive data on land and water quality from SOS and The data will be used in nonpoint source pollution program to assess the of runoff pollution. 'We need of West Virginia citizens to and protect our precious West Virginia cannot afford its unique and fragile water- pollution,' DNR Director Ed ~rick said. ,'urrently, the state's ability to the quality of its rivers is inadequate,' according to st Virginia SOS coordinator Firehock. 'West Virginia is only able to maintain 41 quality monitoring stations for miles of rivers. SOS will increase the DNR's network West Virginians to moni- protect their rivers,' she said. will adopt sections of and monitor water quality biological checks of life. Volunteers are involved program through a series of ning workshops held Ughout West Virginia. Work- have been held in Leetown, Charleston and Weston. Council will assist the in- testing by conducting land ts in watersheds most im- by runoff pollution. The lcil will train additional partici- how to document land use in an effort to determine problems exist. Norm Steen- the Council's co6rdinator for use surveys, said 'The goal is first, to provide the state water quality data and usage; and secondly, to the public awareness of our streams are in. This for all ages, talents and zation with 50,000 members, includ- ing 13 chapters in West Virginia. "West Virginia Environmental Council is an organization of 75 net- working groups in the State of West Virginia." On the Local Front Lori Kyle is shown with a 1 pound, 6 ounce smallmouth bass she caught while fishing in the Greenbrier River. Rodney Jones & Son have a 20 inch largemouth bass that weighed 4 pounds, 12 ounces. Run Anderson and Tink Smith are shown with a 3.19 pound smallmouth that was 19-1/2 inches long. Two White Sulphur fishermen took first place in the Eighth Annual Bass Bonanza held at Lake Moomaw during May. Mike Carting- ton and Danny Spence took the $1,000 first prize Lori Kyle Rodney Jones & Son interested in participat- -=arning more about the pro- contact Mike Arcuri at or Norm Steenstra at 346- Callers will be added to the list for information on future Walton League is a na- nonprofit conservation organi- Run Anderson and Tink Smith ER SATELLITE SYSTEM Now authorized dealer for Crosley & Toshiba TV's, Camcorders & VCR's US for your service on all systems. Omplete Satellite System installed for as little as $50.00 a month. Office 536-4180 Oldest in the business, for 7 years Fraley - 647-4528 Howard Fraley, Jr. - 536-2490 p Available * No Down Payment on Approved Credi Senator J. D Brackenrich, Chair- man of the Senate Natural Re- sources Committee, has appointed a subcommittee of the Natural Re- sources Committee to work with the Division of Natural Resources' Li- cense Task Force to improve the current format of the State's Hunting & Fishing Licenses. Many sportsmen have com- plained that the license is on too fragile paper and that its size makes it cumbersome to carry. Senator Brackenrich stated, '1 understand the need for a license system that gives all types of sportsmen an op- portunity to select the type of hunt- ing or fishing they are interested in, and that the system provide easy accountability. However, I do not understand why our license pur- chases cannot have a more durable license and one which is of a more manageable size. tt is my intention to work with the sportsmen, license agents and the Division of Natural Resources to solve this problem." Mr Brackenrich said "the license task force has met twice since the legislature has adjourned and some very good suggestions have been made. I believe real progress is being made. The license committee is composed of sportsmen, License Agents and staff of the Division of Natural Resources. They are work- ing very closely with me to solve this problem." Small Fry Concord Basketball Camp Concord College Basketball Coach Steve Cox announced there will be a Small Fry Basketball Camp for boys ages 8 to 13 July 12 through 16. "One of the features of the camp is that each team consists of only five players. A team will have no substitutes. This assures every camper of equal playing time during the team competition, Basketball in- struction and team play wilt be geared according to the age and experience of the individual," Mr Cox said. Concord College players will serve as camp counselors. Coaches and counselors will live in the dormi- tories with the campers. Brochures may be attained by writing: Steve Cox, Basketball Camp, Concord College, Athens, 24712 or calling 384-5330 or 384- 5347 4-H Leaders The Greenbrier County 4-H Pro- gram emphasizes leadership among all of its 4-H members, but espe- cially among the Teen Leaders. Four Teen Leaders ere chosen as "Teen Leaders of the Year:" Monica Lynn Holiday, Tony Sartor, David Reynolds and Anne Forbes. These four teens have shown outstanding leadership and devoted service to the 4-H Program. They were awarded full scholarships to the Older member's Conference State 4-H Camp. The Scholarships were sponsored by the Greenbrier Valley National Bank. The Messenger Means "'Your New Connection To Better Lighting" 256-2200 1400-642-2762 II, lCnll NBI Worktng To Make YOU~ L*fe A Little Bri(Ihtlr 456 Ragland Road, Beckley Soccer Camp Serves 100 Local Youth Team At East High ~/ ~ 7> ~ !4 ! Having a ball for lunch --- Vince Rooney of Ireland (left), Tae Rhim of Korean, Humaid Salem of the UAE, Lewisburg Soccer Camp Organizer Rusty McDaniel of Lewisburg, Dan Court of Maryland, and Coach Peter McCray of Davis and Elkins College. I A week-long soccer camp in Lewisburg is just now winding down. More than 100 youngsters from throughout the area, ages 6 to 14, participated under the guidance of Head Soccer Coach Peter McCray from Davis and Elkins College and camp organizer Rusty McDaniel of Lewisburg. Assisting in this year's camp were Davis and Elkins soccer players Humaid Salem, a 24-year-old native of the United Arab Emirates; Tae Rhim, 18, of Seout, South Korea; 20-year-old Dan Court of Frederick, Maryland; Vince Rooney, 22, of Dublin, Ireland McCray, a native of Orleans, Massachusetts, has been soccer coach at Davis and Elkins for the past two years. He is the Olympic Development Coach for West Virginia. Mrs McDaniel started the soccer league in Lewisburg ten years ago. She is vice president of the league and a member of the West Virginia Soccer Board. She is also a certified referee. "One of my goals is to get soccer into Greenbrier East. We are raising the money now. It costs a lot less than football," Mrs McDaniel said. Each participant in the local soccer camp paid $35 to take part. In addition to professional instruction and help from the college players, they received t-shirts, full insurance coverage, and "all the Gatorade they could drink." "Mitre supplied the balls. Pepsi and Road Runner Pizza supplied drir~ks and food," Mrs McDaniel said, "We want them to know how much we appreciate their help." Second Annual Golf & Tennis Tournament The Second Annual Concord College Foundation Scholarship Golf and Tennis Tournament will honor Mrs Laurence E. (Katharine) Tierney, Jr on September 21 and 22. In July of 1988 Mrs Tierney en- dowed the first academic chair [The Katharine Tierney Chair of Business and Finance] at a West Virginia pub- lic college [Concord] through the Eminent Scholars Program begun by the West Virginia Board of Re- gents. Mrs Tierney is active in the Greater Bluefield Chamber of Com- merce, the Mercer County Opportu- nity Workshop, and the Bluefield College Board of Trustees. She does volunteer work at Bluefield Regional Medical Center and is a member of the boards of numerous community organizations. She has received honorary degrees from several colleges and is the recipient of numerous community service awards. AI Modena, Trust Officer at Flat Top National Bank of Bluefield de- scribes Mrs Tierney as "an enthusi- astic community supporter who is a hands-on, roll-up-your-sleeves, get- involved leader who always does more than her part." "Mrs Tierney's contagious en- ergy, enthusiasm and commitmen has provided inspiration for count- less people and sustained many or- ganizations in our region. We are pleased to honor her in the name of extending opportunity to able, de- serving and sometimes needy stu- dents of our region," said Concord President Jerry L. Beasley. The golf tournament will begin with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. Sep- tember 21, at Pipestem Resort State Park. A registration fee of $100 per person includes greens fee, golf cart, social hour and banquet, along with pregame tailgate party and game tickets to Saturday's football contest between Concord and Fair- taunt State. The tennis tournament begins at 8 a.m. September 22 on the Con- cord College campus. The $75 reg- istration fee includes court fee, so- cial hour and banquet on Friday evening, pregame tailgate party and game tickets to Saturday's football contest. The registration fee is $150 for both golf and tennis. Proceeds from the Golf and Ten- nis Tournament will benefit Concord College academic scholarships. For more information or for a registration form, call The Concord Develop- ment Office at 384-5317 or Homer Ball at 384-9134. Ethel Martin Places Second In State Bench Press Tests Ethel Martin of Alderson brought home a second place trophy from the "Third Annual Saint Albans Town Fair Bench Press Champion- ships," which were held June 9 at the Saint Albans Water Co. The meet was under the direction of Russ Phillips. Ms Martin lifted in the women's open division, where the Malone Formula was used to determine the winners. She is now training for the National Masters' and Teenage Powerlifting Championships which will be held July 21 and 22 at Char- leston. Ms Martin does her training at the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine gym at Lewisburg. II III IIIIIIII III is now for the Public SWIMMING- SWIMMING LESSONS by qualified life quards TENNIS- TENNIS LESSONS Horseback Riding - Boating - Canoeing - Picnics and many other activities 645-7429 Dining Room Available for Rent Do Ask About Yearly Membership I I Women's Softball Game Results By Jennifer Taylor Crawford's Club travelled to Her- cules field in Covington to take on Westvaco in a double-header June 18. In the first game, Amber Hinkle's triple/RBI began Crawford's scoring drive. Beverly Smith and Wendy Holcomb hit RBI's increasing Crawford's score. Brenda Smith's home run/RBI combination brought fans and players to their feet as three more runs were scored. How- ever, Westvaco gained the lead to win the game in the 7th inning with a final score -- Crawford's 6 -- Westvaco 7. Not to be discouraged, Crawford's headed to the batter's box with renewed strength and en- ergy for the second game. In the 1st inning, Vet Calhoun-Erskine, Karen Goodall, and Beverly Smith hit triples to score a run each. Mildred Holland kept up Crawford's batting momentum by hitting a double in the 2nd inning, while Debbie Wanzer hit a triple scoring two runs in the 3rd. Vet Calhoun-Erskine, Karen Goo- dall, Wendy Holcomb, Kelly Livesay, and Beverly Smith hit RBI's through- out the game for Crawford's. Even with tremendous team effort, Crawford's was defeated 10 -- Westvaco 12. Crawford's Club played Brown's Transfer for the first time this season at Dorrie Miller field in Lewisburg June 19. For everyone's delight, Beverly Smith hit a home run scor- ing two runs for Crawford's and hit a double/RBI combination later in the game. Karen Goodall also boosted Crawford's score by hitting a triple/ RBI combo in the 1st inning and an RBI scoring two runs later in the game. To further Craw~ord's lead, Debbie Wanzer hit a double scoring two runs and came back later to hit an RBI scoring two more runs. Kelly Livesay also hit a double/RBI combi- nation for Crawford's, while other RBI's were hit by Vet Calhoun-Er- skine, Angle Morris, and Liz Wick- line. Crawford's hard hitting paid off as the game was called after five innings with a final score of Crawford's 20 -- Brown's Transfer 10. HOME HEALTH CARE SERVICES, INC. "HOME MEDICAL EQUIPMENT" P.O. BOX 1197 LEWlSBURG, WV 24901 (304) 645-6480 P.O. BOX 116 MARLINTON, WV 24954 (304) 799-7171