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8A The Mountain Messenger, Thursday, August 16, 1990 ) 1 1 1 1 1 1 ] ) i ! SHANKLAND'S STORE& EXXON 647-5434 Check out weekly specials on these and other products. • 2o pack. cans ........................................... $5.79 ° 2 liter ................................................. $1.19 • Singles N/R ........................................... 49’ Across Bridge jn Ronceverte and SAVE ALLI8 Rent To Own At 3 645-STAR O•,'O O O O O O O O O O O O t • • • • • O O• O O O O O O O O O• • a • : August Specnal : • Prize 50 tickets • : W.Va Lottery Drawing 2nd. Prize 25 tickets : • No Purchase Necessary 3rd. Prize 10 tickets • • Stop by to register: VCRs. TVs-S TEREOs ’1 APPLIANCEs-FURNITURE • No Down Payment • Order By Phone • Same Day Delivery • Brand Name Products Remember the name... • No Credit Check • 5o%, Ca :! yout Next to Gadd's IGA Open Mon.-Thurs 10-7 Fnday 10-8 Saturday 9-6 • Minimum 2 week Rental • Service Included • No Long Term Obtigations _. Star Rentals 158 Seneca Trail Fairlea, WV 645-7827 HONDA-NISSAN oJ Covl~ ~lmLSae, We're celebrating Nissan of Covington's "Fourth Anniversary" with our ILnrl~eut Cloaramme Sale Everl Now is the time to buy a new car at these unbelievable Prices! This Is lust 16 el the 40 Nissans AvallaMe... Stock *~ $t0’~ #fa~l 2 Dr, XI- , 1990 NI~ Sonwl XIE - 2 ~. SuL - cy autet~mnt,, ~r ’’m(11, 4 door, 4 ’₯1, luto,, &.V~/FM Cl~)h (~tm. 4 cy~. FI, 4 *t~, AM/FM tfeceo, ~v s~4t Ca~S,. P$. PIL htl. ’lom ,rim & S~o~klrN~ m~t~ngs, CFOth trim, ~'~d more '! 990 Hmde Amwd DX.4 hr. • 1990 Hmda Ovk IX 4 Dr. -, 89 Ihr~k~ g 2 ~r. C4~, - 'I 1,973 ' '15,293 ON-THE-SPOT FINANCING! OF COWNGFOII ~], 2, 1 Mile North Of COVJl~gtofl l~lle$ M-F J AM tb 4 PM- ~|, tAM t~ 4PM VA ~4L. Set vice M-F I1~ W~ $ P~ • ]1[~| Jl#d~ Io 4 PM II I I II I I Joy of F; Ella S. Two members of the Greenbrler East FFA Ct~pter have been nomi. nated for the American FFA Degree, Theyl~are Carolyn Johnson daughter of Mr and Mrs David Johnson Jr, of Renick, and Brad Montgomery (right), son of Mr and Mrs John Montgomery of Roncev- erte. Carolyn and Brad will receive their American FFA Degree at the National FFA Convention at Kansas City, Missouri, November 9. The American FFA Degree is the highest degree in the FFA and tess than two per cent of members meet the requirements. Brad was also awarded the West Virginia Star Agribusiness Person award and will travel to Springfield, Massachusetts, in September to compete in the Eastern State Exposition Star Agribusiness Competition. The candi- dates were presented during a ceremony July 14. Pictured with the candidates is Jason Hughes, State President and also candidate for the American FFA Degree. Three members of the Greenbrier East FFA Chapter were honored with the second highest degree, the State FFA Degree at the State FFA Convention at Cedar Lakes in a ceremony July 14. Those mem- bers receiving the degree were (left to right), Carl Godby, son of Mr and Mrs Frank Godby of Aiders•n; Jack Morgan, son of Mr and Mrs Joe Morgan of Caldwell; Jamie Hunter, son of Mrs Barbara Hunter of Ronceverte. To attain the State FFA Degree, a member must achieve certain minimum qualifications. The main qualifications are earned and productively invested $1000, participated in at least ten FFA ac- tivities above the local level, and have been an active member in good standing for at least two years. Barry Level Ends Duties Ginseng Season Begins August 15 Barry Level completed his otficia: officer duties at the State FFA Convention held at Cedar Lakes. Barry is the son of Pat and Lola Level of Organ Cave. During the past year Barry has donated 56 days and driven over 9000 miles in performing FFA activities. Barry is the past president of the Greenbrier East FFA Chapter. He is now a sophomore at Potomac State College, where he is also employed on the college dairy farm. Barry received a Retiring State Officer Plaque in a cere- mony July 14. The West Virginia ginseng harvest season for 1990 began August 15 and ends November 30. All persons wishing to buy and sell West Virginia ginseng out of state must be registered by the West Virginia Division of Forestry. "Those persons who wish only to dig the ginseng and sell to properly registered dealers need not be registered them- selves," Forester William Gillespie said. All ginseng must be weighed and certified before leaving the State, There are 16 weighing sta- tions throughout the state manned by Division of Forestry personnel. Further information may be obtained by calling 348-2788. "If you are caught with non-weight receipted or uncertified ginseng in your possession, you can be arrested and fined. Fines range from $200 to $6,000, including possible imprisonment," accord- ing to Mr Gillespie. August and family reunions go together like peanut butter and jelly. Years ago there was little reason for family reunions. Ma and Pa got married and settled down on or near the fam- ily farm. Children grew up spending almost as much time at the homes of grandparents as they did at their own home. There were aunts and uncles liv- ing nearby and a whole passel of cousins to play with. Occasionally a family mem- ber broke rank and moved to the midwest and some even to Cali- fornia. Once in a great while one even married an alien and moved clear across the ocean such as one of my paternal great aunts who moved to France. However, most lived nearby. Then every child knew their kith and kin from great grand par- ents to the youngest sixth cousin. It has often been said that we are a restless people and the Sec- ond World War certainly opened our eyes to the fact that the world wos bigger than our little farms and villages. Wan- derlust together with the need for jobs became apparent and West Virginians began to seek their fortunes elsewhere. Trips back home were not very satisfactory as there was never enough time to visit ev- eryone and besides these trips seldom coincided with visits of other relatives you wanted to see. Parent's soon observed that their children knew Uncle Bill only as'a picture and they had no idea who cousin Molly was. Thus the family reunion was in- vented. August, with it's bounti- ful harvest of garden-fresh vege- tables, was the perfect time for such a gathering. Relatives begin to arrive a few days before reunion day. Some come in campers, some ill vans, some book motel rooms while others call to say have you got a spare bed not yet spoken for. {viy family scorn the catered meal and care little for the baked beans and potato salad offered WEST VIRGINIA STATE HOLSTEIN SALE At the Fairgrounds Lewisburg, West Virginia SATURDAY, AUGUST 18,2:00 PM 50 REGISTERED HOLSTEINS Featuring daughters of outstanding AI sires such as Mark, Sexation, Trifecta, Blackstar, Micheal Bell, Valiant, Chairman, and others. MILK! Good selection of fresh cows and springing heifers for base milk. Nice pedigrees and pleasing type. Some Exam pies: Mark due Sept. to Laban. Dam and gr'dam over 22,000. - Oldtown Farm VG Dairyman due sale time w/900F. - Rilara Holsteins Mandingo due Sept from VG dam w/20,000. - Drilake Farm Chairman due Oct. to Micheat. All 3 dams VG 2/20,000. - Tim Hoke Melvin due after sale to Blackstar. Dam VG-87 w/24,820. - Pond Oak Dairy Bell due after sale to Boutonnierre. Dam has 22,000. - Ben-Buck Farm. Special select group from Oxford Orphanage in North Carolina, including 6 heifers already fresh or close. Also 8 cows including EX-9 Matt w/30,000 - 1000F, and a VG Valiant 4-yr. old. Plan to attend and add to your herd from this select group. Sale Sponsored by West Virginia Holstein Association Sale Manager Remsburg Sale Service Jefferson MD 21755 301-473-7214 I by the Deli. Instead able kitchen is put to ladies prepare for the tween times I try to and wash dishes. in and Out for drinks ofi~ and to use the bathroom' Finallv we arrive Mountain State greet each other with gladness. Do we have! ice, how about the and plastic boxes and talk, horseshoes. slide, run, whoop and ball. Women chatter the tables. Ah! brought her red Josie her butterscotch just wouldn't be a out Ima's cornpone. are the myriad of such as Cindy's Pepsi ( Forget cholesterol a~ diets because who can cream cheese salad of fried chicken not to the chicken dumplingS. Swearing we other bite we settle gag gifts are distrib~ then old and new produced. Much di~ takes place as old are displayed and ness because of bers. Children are told are kin to the different the pictures and at the~ As the lethargy wears away, the explore the park and for Bear Town Park their children the knew and explored as The older folk talk There is so much do. Gradually peopl drift again toward food and watermelons Women began gath~ remaining food left overs and recipes. is tired and become cranky. Agal hugs. What a Good-by, Good-b' again next year. on Monongahela Supervisor Jim Page decision approving for the Upper tunity Area. The about 38 acres of ings, 21 acres of parking areas for ha other recreation and 2 barriers to use, 0.3 mile of construction, 5.7 needed road mile extension of #888, 1 vista the Allegheny Trai holes for wildlife vest 60 acres by intermediate cut 192 even-aged thinni~ striped maple on enhance oak trees, garbage dump, Forest Road #815 to hicle use, conduct veys in needed in tel Run, Big Draf Timber Run, and survey 137 acres lease to enhance duction, check and construct a across Anthony C the Allegheny The associated Assessment, and Finding of Impact are quest from the M National Street, Elkins, from the White Still Range, White Sul 24986. This decision is peal pursuant to regulations at 36 Appeals must be ,days after the date rice appeared in the mountain (July of Appeals must quirements of 36