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December 13, 1988

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CAROL HALL galore plus other Christ- entertained the citi- ~White Sulphur Springs, Ran- and Lewisburg last week. in White Sulphur tea- 40 units and included bands, horses and several Santa Claus arrived parade. who best depicted the of the parade, "A Country were: first place- the shine 4-H club; Second- Club and third-Whatcoat Methodist Church. Parade was Kenny Bryant and D Marshall was Ralph Hanna. window decorating contest by the White Sulphur of Commerce, first place to Taxi, Inc., second- Sulphur Springs Pharmacy ier Satellite. annual Chrismas once again drew a huge the 103 entries "strut Rldlng In an suthentlc wooden wagon made years ago by Brown Wagon Works of Ronceverte Is Bridget Krystynak, 1988 Ronceverte River Festival Queen. The entry was one of over 100 In last week's Ronceverte Christmas Parade. float was entered by Woman's Club, sec- Correctional Insti- and third place went ~Fairlea Trailblazers 4-H Club. car awards went to tHefner in first place and How- second. name of the first place win- Riding Units was not ob- by parade organizers, second Went to Jim Collins. In the division, Tracy Deskins won Crystal Goddard took sec- Appearing Fire Department by the AIderson Vol- Fire Department; Best-ap- Antique fire truck was won VFD, Best-appearing Res- Went to Alderson and the distance traveled by a fire went to Union VFD. Sherri Pauley, winner of the First Night essay contest picture her1 with Lewlaburg Mayor Phil Gainer and contest runner-up Kim Work. man. Elankenship and son, Joshua, relax a moment before White Sulphur Springs parade. getting Wnite Sulphur Springs Fire VFD won the door fire department door prize and the ambulance unit door prize was won by Alderson. Continuing the Christmas tradi- tions in Lewisburg were the First Night celebration on Wednesday and the parade on Saturday. At the site of the old jail, (now a mini-park) all asparkle with lighted trees and wreaths, Lewisburg Inter- mediate school student Sherri Pauley read her winning essay, "what the Christmas Spirit Means To Me'. She then pushed the button lighting the tree. Runner-up in the event was Kim Workman. Mayor Phil Gainer welcomed the audience and introduced Rev. Low- ell O'Dell, who gave the invocation. The Greenbrier East Select Choir sang several verses of "Silent Night" ' UMMIT CROSS COUNTRY WINTER RADIAL M-S SUMMIT MEGA-TRAC ALL SEASON RADIAL SIZE PRICE P1 .... SI.~E pRICE PI65/8OR15 $59.95 P175/80RI5 41,95 I Pi~/SORI~ 4795 Pt85175r+4 4 ,95 PIqS/75RI& . 46,95 P2Q~/75R14 47.95 P205/75R15 ~.9~ P R P215/75R15 55.95 q P225/75R15 57,95 P~$5/75R15 59,95 ..... 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The Best Walking Unit award went to Glenn Singer and his Clowns, the Best Decorated Float prize was awarded to the Quota Club. An afternoon of Christmas carol- ing and refreshments at Carnegie Hall rounded out the holiday calen- dar of many area residents. Although the Friday's Christmas parade in Alderson was cancelled, the bridge and star lighting cere- mony was held. Alderson candidate for Queen of Light Margaret Simmons waved her magic wand and the bridge lights and star shone brightlyl Present for the ceremonies were Alderson Mayor Todd Hanger, Members of the Alderson Rotary Club and of course, Santa made his visit to Alderson. Christmas play at Organ Cave A Christmas play entitled *Halley's Christmas Runaway" will be shown at the Bethel Pentecostal Holiness Church in Organ Cave Monday, December 19, 7.'30 p.m. The congregation extends a cordial welcome to everyone. Hope Baptist Christmas Program The annual Christmas program of the Band of Hope Baptist Church will be Sunday, December 18th at 7:30 p.m. Rev. Mark Thomas and congregation invite averyone to come join us. 'Christmas Cantata set for December 18th "My Christmas Gift; a contemporary Christmas Cantata by Otis Skillings, will ~e presented at the First Baptist Church of Fairlea on Sunday, December 18th at 7:30 p.m. The pubnlic is cordially invited to attend this special service. Meadow Grove BYF to present program The Meadow Grove B. Y.F. will be presenting a Christmas program intitled "The Gifts of Christmas', at the Meadow Grove Baptist Church at Dawson, on Decem- ber ! 7th at 7 p.m. The public is invited to attend. Events at St. Charles Parish Wednesday, December 14, and Saturday, December 17:8:20 a.m. Recitation of the Rosary after morning mass; Wednesday, December 14:7:30 p.m. Parish Association meeting - Rosemary Bugas hostess; Thursday, December 15:7:00 p.m. "Good Grief" group to meet at St. Thomas Episcopal Church. A very special has been prepared for you. Join us with our version of The Big From the moment you arrive and receive ". . your , and a magical fun r ight will beg n. Dancing to the Gary Williams Dance Combo combining big band swing with hits of the 50's, to the 80's. Enjoy a side trip to Atlantic City which offers exciting SO, be with us as we count down with the in Tmes Square and release the ! Dining from 6 p.m, Absolutely NO COVER CHARGE! Cabin Club A Restaurant (304) 535-2202 Reservations please ServiceMaster guarantees clean carpets. A clean carpet is also a healthier carpet. ServiceMaster cleaning provides the additional benefits cf sanitizing and deodorizing. 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