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Lewisburg, West Virginia
July 26, 1990     Mountain Messenger
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July 26, 1990

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2A The Mountain Messenger, Thursday, July 26, 1990 Lewisburgers . . . Continued From Pg. 1-A[Prison.. , tuture of the neighborhood. What ance gives tile impression that corn- ] Continued From Pg. 1-Ai Alderson M ( ) this boils down to is that Mountain- mercial business is more important Must Clearll eer Gas is moving into the area for to City Council than the welfare of decision.., it's not going to take six theh own convenience whict~ is to the people in the neighborhood,months. We're going to give you an By Jonathan Wright keep from paying higher rent at their There was and still is strong op- answer as quick as we can." Alderson resident La~._ __ present location, position to the granting of this van- The July 18 meeting was called has erected a sign in hiSlory IF Very little consideration has been ance ;o discuss the 2280-prisoner, $60 The All New 1990 300 ZX Twin Turbo Motor Trends Import "Car of the Year" We want to invite the ultimate sports car enthusiast to come by and test drive the "Cream Of The Crop"! S|l|| VADL Rt. 2, 1 Mite North O! Covington Sales M.F 8 AM to 6 PM - Saf. 9AM to4PM Service M.F CAM to S PM. Sal. IIAM to 4 PM Selection. Sales - Service 962-7853 Grover Ford, Gen. Mgr. Barry Mullens, Sales Mgr. Alien Harrison Cecil Morgan Columbus Shiflett g since given to the residents of tile neigh- borhood. The granting of this van- We Offer Phonetic reading program " "~ Manuscript writing q:~ Numt~rs Science activities Signed: David E Jasper Victona LVtckt{.~' Roan,. Beulah C Lowe Cass~e B Logan. Mollie F Wilsonl Anna Lou Hayes. Eleanora Lewis. Georgia Lee. Gary C Haynes. Nardi Haynes. Darrew ell Hughes. Toni Huges William A Baxter, Rose M Baxter, Wanda J Cole man. Mr and Mrs Larry W Baxter I -- -- gu Ul el III.. nil II nl. III. i |... ii un u. ii Take out a subscription to the Social skills Mountain Messenger M.,ic .,,d a. I % Mfordable tuilion I Subscription Rates 547-4,87 I I. state: s14 84 In State Senior Citizens ! ; In State Students ............ I I $1 1. ] 3 (9 mos.) I I Out of State $15.00 SENECA TRAIL ] Out of State Senior |CHRISTIAN ACADEMY[ Citizens $14.00 L Ronceverte, W.Va. ,---------------.-....... MARTIN & JONES Summer Sizzler on Shingles 30 year Shake $45.00 25 year Shake $28.00 20 year Standard $19.95 Quantities & Colors are Limited 422 EDGAR AVE. RONCEVERTE, W.VA. 647-5353 stron . We now have over 35 Subarus in stock. ,or4 A tomatic Transmission or 5 Speed The Selection is GRRRRReat Rebates & Cash Back to dealers have never been better. Trade-ins are welcome. Come on down to Alleghany Motors and let us show you how much more we can save you on a new Subaru. YOUR SUPER DEAL EFt Lexington Ave., Covington Located beside Roses & Kruger Store, Off Exit 1-703-962-2274 O.L. 731 4 Off !-64 VADL m,ilion prwate proposal. As persons entered tile doors of the gymnasium they were met by people wielding straight pins and pink or white printed tags which said "A Prison/ Industry At Denmar? Yes!" and "A Prison-Industry Yes! At Denmar" -- more than 98 per cent of those at- tending accepted the tags and p~nned them on. Mike Mynuk of Pocahontas County took the floor when it was opened for discussion after General Skaff's speech. Mr Mynuk asked for all those in favor of the Private Pris- ons of America proposal "... to stand and raise your hands." The greatest majority complied and re- soundingly showed their support by hand clapping and voice. When op- ponents were asked to stand, ap- proximately seven persons did so. On July 19 Mr Alderman con- tacted the Mountain Messenger and offered "Sonny (Mr Emerson) is wilt- on Riverview Avenue pt0~u kr~c dumping of brush and b~at;on terials next door by M~msbu~ Housby. Mr Housby, who has been given 30 days It the vacant lot, the site whose basement has with the materials and mayor said he would the order, issued by the vironmental Health Office. "Quite a while ago I arrangements with Phillip! to bulldoze the lot to cOCon ] hole," Mr Housby said.~tiont been extremely busy with~urser ects and has not been abl~lation: t regret was not able t0~ " lot cleaned up for the ~alkfe J u ly." ~ving Mr Bolen said, "1 have r~ is "L asked the mayor to do about the lot, and he alwaY~s ]~ will--but obviously nothi~famii done yet. It's one of the ~ion ~ng to scale back the prison popula- sores in the area." Just 5, lion at Denmar to 1,000. However, Mr Bolen said he called~ he could then only guarantee 120ronmental Health Office ~n'Lm jobs." The evening before, Mr Emer- about the site. He addedI~1~,_ ~nbr', son had said he would employ 600rat run across the pile or%....,_ persons. When asked how many of materials one day, leading~us his potential employees would bestallation of a large sigr~en~ "Mayor Housby Rodent F~Z, e ~ ,~nn sign is several feet to th ~th C drawn from either present or former De,mar personnel, Mr Emerson said "Some, yes; some, no." He added that thqse who "were good enough to cook" at Denmar "are good enough to cook for me." Mr Emerson said he opened the first prwate prison in America in 1975 at Denver, Colorado. "1 ran that for six years. I am qualified." Billy Burke, Executive Director of the West Virginia Regional Jail Authority, told the Mountain Mes- senger that, as of July 23, his agency had not received a technical application for a prison facility at Uenmar. Bolen's front porch, ~ir fa Mr Housby said Mr Bot~ . n id Sr secure the required bui ere' to install the sign, and it is~ the sign's size is beyond described in the town's nance. Additionally, he be on his (Mr Housby's) He said he has hired a determine the property and will remove the sign if i mined it is not on Mr not, he added, he will take; enforce the sign ordinance~ the sign removed. '~urch The Messenger Brings Good Big Pickups: : Little Pick-ups 2 Wheel Drive or 4 Wheel Drive 5 Speed & Automatic Transmission ' i L. Rebates- Big Discounts- High Trade-I Buy th from th Lexington Ave. NG ,VIRGINIA