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Lincoln Wright Griffith

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Charles and Brittany Griffith of Weston, WV announce the birth of their son, Lincoln Wright Griffith.

He was born Saturday, February 21, 2015 at the Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital of Weston.

The little boy weighed 7-pounds, 8-ounces.

He has one sibling, Rhylee Morgan Griffith.

The mother is the former Brittany Lee and is an OB RN at Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital.

The father is chief administrative officer at Maple Grove Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center.

Maternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. James T. Lee of Augusta, WV.

Paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mr.s Paul Griffith of Vienna, WV.

Brooklyn Paige Davisson

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Brian Davisson and Daisy Montgomery of Weston, WV announce the birth of their daughter, Brooklyn Paige Davisson.

She was born Sunday, January 11, 2015 at the Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital of Weston.

She is the couple’s first child.

The little girl weighed 7pounds, 11-ounces.

The mother is a medical assistant and father is a mechanic.

Maternal grandparents are John Montgomery and Tammy Eagle, both of Weston, WV.

Paternal grandmother is Peggy Davisson. of Weston, WV.

Eve Elizabeth

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Dr. Robert and Holly Shapiro of Morgantown, WV, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Eve Elizabeth, on Thursday, October 09, 2014.

She weighed 4 lbs. 12 ozs. and was 17 3/4” long.

The mother is the former Holly Grogg.

Eve was welcomed home by her big brother Avi Noah.

The maternal grandparents are Toby and Brenda Grogg of Glenville, WV.

The paternal grandparents are David and Sandra Shapiro of Keyser, WV.

The proud aunt and uncle are Jody and Amy Taylor of Napier, WV.

Andrea Leigh Spore

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Calvin Spore of Buckhannon, WV and Joyce Mayo of Horner, WV announce the birth of their daughter, Andrea Leigh Spore.

She was born Monday, January 05, 2015 at the Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital of Weston.

The little girl weighed 6-pounds, 14-ounces and is the couple’s first child.

PAUL FLEMING TURNS 95

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On February 26, 2015 Paul Fleming will turn 95!

Paul still lives in the home he built in 1946 for his family in Arnoldsburg, Calhoun County, WV and enjoys his days watching the birds, playing checkers, reminiscing of days gone by and visiting with friends and family all under the watchful eyes of his amazing caregivers.

Paul lost his wife (Glenna Fleming) of 71 years in 2013 and doesn’t get out much but still looks forward to visits from his three children, Ron (Pam) Fleming of Walker, WV, Sue (Mike) Haymaker of Bluefield, WV and Cheryl (John) McKinney of Glenville, WV, his grandchildren, great-grandchildren, his great-great grandchildren and friends from the community that stop by.

If you would like to send Paul a card, mail it to:

Paul Fleming
63 Altizer Road
Arnoldsburg, WV 25234

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G-Eye™: Gilmer County’s 170th Birthday

Gilmer County WV turned 170 years old on February 03, 2015.

The Birthday was celebrated on February 06, 2015 at the Gilmer County Courthouse.

Thanks to Gilmer County Historical Society for this celebration.

Gilmer County was created by an act of the Virginia General Assembly on February 03, 1845 from parts of Lewis and Kanawha counties.

It was named in honor of Thomas Walker Gilmer (1802-1844).

The county has rich Civil War history, as well as deep roots in the Little Kanawha River, Oil and Gas, and is home to long-standing Glenville State College.

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Pat’s Chat - 02.01.15

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Three thousand years ago God asked Job if he could do what God is doing every day.  Like when God is taking care of things in His great universe, what does He have to do to “bind the sweet influences of Pleiades” (Job 38:31).  This constellation is held together as a unit, an astronomical fact that no one on earth knew at the time, unless God told them.  In Job 38:4, Job asks “Where were you when I laid the foundations of the earth?  Tell Me, if you have understanding.  Who determined its measurements?  Surely you know ... Can you bind the cluster of Pleiades?  Or loose the belt of Orion?“  Most of chapter 38 of Job is God talking about His universe and His care for all His creation.  Science today tells us that while most of the constellations are drifting gradually through space in different directions, and even changing their shape because of motions about which we know very little.  Pleiades, however, is at least 250 blazing suns in a cluster, all traveling together in a common direction, sharing in a common motion and drifting through space together.  When you look up at night sometime, you are viewing a sermon that is pointing out the Creator of the universe, the only One Who is able to “bind the sweet influences of Pleiades” and keep them together through unimaginable ages as they sweep on in silence toward some common goal, or around some great center.  And some people say they believe it just happened by chance.  If you would like to read more about these kinds of things, go to www.biblehistory.com and enjoy many amazing facts.  I got these ideas from my devotional book that is helping me to read the Bible through in a year, Walking Through The Bible with H.M.S. Richards, page 37.

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Pat’s Birthday at 88 Restaurant


I have been very, very touched by all the “Happy Birthday” greetings I have gotten since yesterday was my eighty-first birthday.  Facebook provided the bulk of them, but I also got so many beautiful, funny or sentimental cards and other gifts, I have been taken out to eat by Libby Ferrell, Mary Ellen Davidson, and Joan Danner so we could also celebrate Mary Cesaro’s birthday which is the day before mine.  I had lunch with Mary Ann, my sister, on Sabbath after church.  She and I also went to visit our Aunt Jean (Haymond) at Serenity Care that afternoon and got to visit with her roommate for awhile, too.  Myrtle Mae (Brown) Morris, her roommate, was in Burnsville High School when I was there.  That night Jerry Koon joined Mary Ann, Sheri-Lyn Sapp, Robin, (my daughter) and me at the 88 Restaurant.  We had a great time.

Sad news is that Louise Heater of Roanoke died at home on January 23. It is such a loss to her family, and her friends, and all who knew her.  Our church with the wonderful help of some of the Ben Dale Baptist Church members, prepared a dinner for friends and family after the funeral.
Also, I attended the viewing of Kenneth Romel, of Weston, son of Sheila Romel, who worked at Sharpe Hospital when I was there.  That is so heart-breaking especially since my own sons are near his age of 59! I just cannot imagine the pain of it.

If we were to add a Kindergarten to Brushy Fork Christian School, would any of you be interested?  If so, please call 304.472.0962 and leave a message.  Someone will get in touch with you.
A few years ago my daughter, Robin Bucklew, who then lived in KCMO while I still lived in West Virginia, wrote this poem for me.  Almost every year after that, she gave me the poem again, including this year when I reached 81!  I love it and I think you will see why:


My Mother, My Best Friend
      by Robin Bucklew

My mother is my best friend.
I tell her everything.
She makes the sad stuff better
With tender mothering.

If the world seems like a crazy place,
Her voice is like a charm.
She makes the world make sense again,
And I feel like going on.

If we just talk of daily things—
Where we’ve been or what we’ve done—
She makes my life have meaning.
Her laugh makes it all more fun.

If one of us does a silly thing—
A mistake or something forgotten—
We laugh so hard at our own mishaps
That I’m almost glad things went rotten!

Although we live in different states,
Our closeness will never fail.
We spend lots of money on phone calls
And send millions of notes on e-mail.

She wants to know every little thing.
My whole life matters to her.
No one else cares for me like that.
Her love is my greatest treasure.

I hope she gives me this again in a birthday card next year.

Thank you,

Pat Ridpath

Maranatha!

Noah Michael Clay Griffith

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Cody and Courtney Griffith of Weston, WV announce the birth of their son, Noah Michael Clay Griffith.

He was born Thursday, January 15, 2015 at 11:58 PM.

The little boy weighed 7-pounds, 6-ounces and was 19 inches long.

Maternal grandparents are Samuel and Suzanne Taylor of Weston, WV.

Paternal grandparents are Mike and Beth Griffith of Jane Lew, WV.

Tawney Mae Craddock

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Joshua and Amy Craddock of Weston, WV announce the birth of their daughter, Tawney Mae Craddock.

She was born on Tuesday, December 30, 2014 at the Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital of Weston.

The little girl weighed 6-pounds, 9-ounces.

She has one sibling, Ava.

The mother is the former Amy Harris and is employed as a nurse.

The father is employed as a A&P mechanic.

Maternal grandparents are Dean Harris and Patty Brosius of Clarksburg, WV.

Paternal grandparents are Chris Craddock and Debbie Boggs of Spencer, WV.

Betty White’s Surprise 93rd Birthday

Everyday on set, Betty is greeted by her assistant with a hula - today’s hula dance was a very special surprise in honor of her 93rd birthday!

Tristen Cole Lee Lockhart

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Joshua Lockhart and Sierra Yoak of Weston, WV announce the birth of their son, Tristen Cole Lee Lockhart.

He was born Sunday, December 28, 2014 at the Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital of Weston.

The little boy weighed 6-pounds, 8-ounces.

He is the couple’s first child.

Maternal grandparents are Amy Spinks of Clarksburg, WV and Joseph Yoak of Grantsville, WV.

Paternal grandparents are Sheila Lockhart and Joe Straley, both of Weston, WV.

Jaxon Brooks Atkinson

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Jaxon Brooks Atkinson is the name chosen for a son born to Joseph and Raetta Atkinson of Walkersville, WV.

He was born Sunday, December 28, 2014 at the Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital of Weston.

The little boy weighed 4-pounds, 10-ounces.

He has one sibling, Jamie.

The mother is the former Raetta Eckes and is a homemaker.

The father is a wireline engineer.

Maternal grandparents are Ray Eckes and Helen Haynes.

Paternal grandparents are the late Brooks Atkinson and Joyce Claypoole.

Paisley Jade Watson

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Joshua Watson and Collean Farnsworth of Buckhannon, WV announce the birth of their daughter, Paisley Jade Watson.

She was born Monday, December 08, 2014 at the Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital of Weston.

The little girl weighed 5-pounds, 10-ounces.

She is the couples second child.

Maternal grandparents are Vernon and Kathy Farnsworth of Weston, WV.

Paternal grandparents are Kevin Watson and Letitia Bosley of Jane Lew, WV.

William Joseph Robert Foland

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William Joseph Robert Foland is the name chosen for the second child born to Allen Foland and Krissy Wright of Sutton, WV.

He was born Thursday, December 18, 2014 at the Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital of Weston.

The little boy weighed 6-pounds, 7-ounces.

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