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Lewisburg, West Virginia
August 16, 1990     Mountain Messenger
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Lel-s . . . Continued from Pg. 4-A to land in tilt, middle ol Ice track. No harm done. the excitement there. John's" horne has been several vears but it is /Serene beautiful place. As the area, 1 noticed two on the la wn. Paul R. Lilly Lewisburg a local reporter me if either candidate Staggers would have this Fall. 1 replied that men would have my i Said that the only person ;COunty that deserved to it to the legislature was Lilly. This is my opinion Would care to explain it if of the Mountain will do me tile honor awake long enough, at least as long as my wetted. Lilly, of Glynwell, rg, is, firstly, a gentle- great integrity. Recent events in our State's his- attest to the fact that an legislator in Charleston only be a rarity but el mnox aUve ideas that rai>v the ire el lhe coal alld {iill her robber barons, but, ~xlil benefit all of our citizens. It is a great shan le tt/at a I,,l~:, ii,t,:i vie,,,., tllat 1 conducted with NI~ IJllv prior to tile May i:,rm~m) never saw print in the h,cal p,, pers. In closing, I would like t~, dd dress the fact that to some ntis guided members of our conmm- nitv Mr. Lilly' has been described as a gadfly and a loose c/.tllllOll among the "polite! " Ih( :~e qtmlt tics of Mr. Lilly's, to this writer, simply add to his charnL t/is leadership ability and hi.,, till questioned qualifications a> a representati\,e foi public scrvwe If one wouid care to rescarci~ our great historkal reo.rrds ttlc one will find that Samuel Adams, Patrick l tcnry, lh(mk~> Jefferson, Bcp, jarniii f-ral;kli;,. Andy Jackson and even t ienly Clay were vilified in their time,- in language that would make a whore blush. So you are in es teemed company Mr Lilly,', and i for one hope to see you utilize your pen, raise hell, upset the applecarts and garner more and more of tile rcsF cot add admira tion that vou richly deserve. Smcerelv yours, Desmond O'Brien Lewisburg )s be tile cau~ of problems for the weak- Mly, Mr. Paul Lilly is m the history of our Y and our State from the 0! the pioneer thieves to re~ent days of the fountain tl'ree-piece Suited pirates. :il y cannot and will not be third reason tor wanti g lily elected to our legis- e he has a wealth gartos & Associates Welcomes Paul Cower To our tax practice. 117 East Washington Street, Lewisburg, West Virginia 24901 Phone: 304-645-3555 Burxoughs . . . Colflinued lrom Pg 1-.A , :' , i~.,i i~irn and tr;mspot ted l~i;,~ ~(. vehicle, i~ which he ~','~a~ taken to /-lulnana I tospital- (;iecnbricr Valley in Fairlea, 17 l~~i [(5 avea V. :1 was uncoi3scious tor two da', s, he said. "1 had a concus- siol and had to have stitches i13 i-,-~, trip. When I first woke up iv,', davs later, there were tubes iii iiW aFIt/S dnd patches ()l'l Bly :;t~;n~ch ~t was weird. My inothc'r [Michellc l_)alc] said l kupt asking the same questions over aim (wvr: 'Where am 17' 'Gi.it happ(mcd?' and "Who ,v;v.; i irom newspaper, radii), alld tele- vision reporters, Board members touched on a number of plans and issues, including tilt, pos- sible need to consolidate ele- nlentary schools in the future: plans to submit a proposal for renewing a bond issue which would fund consolidation of schools in western Greenbrier (ounty; and tile OOllCC'SSiOl~ that SOllle Sttldents wotlld hove l(mger bus rides to and from schotd. Jim Anderson was thv only board member expressing opp(> >ition to the consolidation plan, saying junior high school chile dren are at a "v(flatile age" arm couM be negatively affected by riding longer periods of time on school busses. He also said a smaller percentage el children would have tile opportunity to c()mpete in sports and other ex- tra-curricular activities at a larger school. The Board is currently negoti- a ti ng It) pu rchase a ppn~x ima tely 25 acres adjacent to Greenbrier East High School in Fairlea on which to build the new school. Funds totaling $6,057,304 were granted to the Board for the project by the state School Build- ing Authority. Plans are tempo- rari/y on hold due to a pending lawsuit against the board filed by local opponents (if the con- solidation plans. Look Closely [ne Mounlain Mressengur Is Your Volco ol 6adlleSs Ir~ [ho Groaler GreonDr=er Vd~l!t:y Of Wesl Vvg!rua Listen Carefully Rental Workshop Announced On Thursday, August 23, 1990, the Greenbrier County I tossing Auth(wity will hold a workshop [or owners of rental pr(perty in Grecmbrier, Monroe, and Pocahontas counties. lhe focus of the vorkshop will bt' explanati()n of the rental assistance progranls and the fi- nancial benefits for owners of rental property. Inlormatitm will also be pro- vided on what constitutes safe and sanitary housing. A new rental inventory sys- tem will also be developed which will allow landlords to list their rental vacancies with our office regardless of whether they wish to participate in the rental assistance progrant These list- ings would bc made available to the general public at no cost. All present listings will be purged. You must attend the workshop to have your units listed. The listing offers benefits e\ttn il you presently have no Vd(al/CieS. Current landlords in the pro- gr,m~ should also attend to be in- formed of changes in the pro- gram. The workshop will be held at 7 p.m. in the Greenbrier County Courthou.,