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Flood Watch Issued for Much of West Virginia

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Heavy rains are bringing a flood threat to much of West Virginia.

The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for at least 26 counties from Thursday evening through Saturday morning.

The weather service says the storm could bring up to 3 inches of rain, leading to flooding on small streams and creeks.

Among the cities in the watch area are Clarksburg, Charleston, Huntington, Logan and Parkersburg.

FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING…


THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST KENTUCKY… SOUTHEAST OHIO AND WEST VIRGINIA… INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS… IN NORTHEAST KENTUCKY… BOYD… CARTER… GREENUP AND LAWRENCE KY. IN SOUTHEAST OHIO… ATHENS… GALLIA… JACKSON OH… LAWRENCE OH… MORGAN… MEIGS… PERRY… VINTON AND WASHINGTON. IN WEST VIRGINIA… BARBOUR… BOONE… BRAXTON... CABELL… CALHOUN... CLAY... DODDRIDGE... GILMER... HARRISON... JACKSON WV… KANAWHA… LEWIS... LINCOLN… LOGAN… MASON… MINGO… PLEASANTS… PUTNAM… RITCHIE... ROANE... TAYLOR… TYLER… UPSHUR... WAYNE… WIRT AND WOOD.


* FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING


* A FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL MOVE OVER THE REGION DURING THE DAY ON THURSDAY AND STALL. WARM MOIST AIR AHEAD OF THIS SYSTEM, COUPLED WITH SEVERAL WAVES OF LOW PRESSURE RIDING UP AND ALONG THE FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL CAUSE PROLONG PERIODS OF RAIN, SOME OF WHICH COULD BE HEAVY. RAIN SHOULD DIMINISH SATURDAY MORNING. RAIN AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED TO BE BETWEEN 2 AND 3 INCHES OVER MUCH OF THE WATCH AREA.


* WITH THESE RAIN AMOUNTS, SMALL STREAMS AND CREEKS COULD HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO FLOOD WHICH IN TURN COULD CAUSE SIGNIFICANT RISES ON RIVERS. THIS WATCH INCLUDES SUCH BASINS, BUT LIMITED TO, THE BIG AND LITTLE SANDY, AND TYGART CREEK IN NORTHEAST KENTUCKY, THE HOCKING, THE SYMMES AND RACCOON IN SOUTHEAST OHIO, AND MOST RIVERS AND STREAMS IN THE LOWLANDS OF WEST VIRGINIA.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON CURRENT FORECASTS.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING ALONG FLOOD PRONE CREEKS AND RIVERS SHOULD BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP.

CURRENT VERSION OF GED TEST TO EXPIRE AT END OF 2013

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GED testing centers in West Virginia encourage adults
to finish and pass before test deadlines

West Virginia announced that the current version of the GED test will expire at the end of 2013. The current version, known as the 2002 Series GED test, will be replaced with the new 2014 GED test on January 02, 2014.

Those who have taken the 2002 Series GED test, but not passed all five parts, have until the end of 2013 to pass or they will need to start over again in 2014 with a new high school equivalency assessment in order to receive their high school credential.

“The GED test opens doors to college, better jobs, the respect adults deserve, and the satisfaction of earning a high school credential,” said Debra Kimbler, West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE), Office of Adult Education and Workforce Development. “So we want to be sure that everyone is aware of this deadline. GED test-takers must act now to finish and pass before the current test expires.”

“Support is available, right here in West Virginia,” said Dr. Debrah Varner, Executive Director of Adult Education and Workforce Development.  “We can help adult learners get prepared to take the parts of the GED test they still need to pass. We want you to succeed!”

Test takers may take the GED test for free in West Virginia.  Prior to taking the GED test, test takers must take and pass the Official GED Practice Test (OPT) at an Adult Basic Education site.  These class sites may be found at the WVDE website, wvde.state.wv.us/abe/ or by calling 1.800.642.2670.  Once passing scores are achieved, the ABE instructor will assists the students with registering for the GED test.


A few important tips you should know about testing in Calhoun and Gilmer County before the end of 2013:

- OPT practice tests will be given at both GED class sites on a walk-in basis.

- GED test dates are currently scheduled at the Calhoun-Gilmer Career Center on the following date:

         

          December 11 and 12, 2013


- Call 304.354.6151 for more Information


- “To anyone who has already started the GED test, your future is calling. By passing the GED test, you can answer that call,” said Randy Trask, president and CEO of GED Testing Service. “You owe it to yourself. Don’t miss the chance to turn one small step into your next big opportunity in life.”

- The GED test has opened doors to better jobs and college programs for more than 18 million graduates since 1942. Last year nearly 800,000 adults sat for the GED test, which is accepted by virtually all U.S. colleges and employers.

Fire and Ice Pageant - 01.18.14

Fire and Ice Pageant - 01.18.14

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A Fire and Ice Pageant, presented by Calhoun High School Class of 2015 will be held January 18, 2014 at 1:00 PM at the Calhoun Middle-High School auditorium.

Entry fee is $35. Side Awards $5 each or $20 for all (must have all side awards to qualify for supreme titles).

Side Awards include Best Smile, Best Dressed, Photogenic (5X7), Prettiest Eyes, Best Hair.

Early Bird - Pay in full by December 11th you will receive $5.00 off, otherwise application due date is December 18th, 2013.

All proceeds go to the Class of 2015 for Prom 2014 and Senior Class Trip.


Categories include:


Girls

0-11 months – Baby Miss

1-2 – Tot Miss

3-4 - Tiny Miss

5-6 - Little Miss

7-9 - Young Miss

10-12 - Jr. Miss

13-18 - Miss


Boys

0-2 - Teeny Mister

3-5 - Little Mister

6-10 - Jr. Mister


For an application Personal Message Ms. Natalie J. White or email

Michelle Lynn Bishop Justice

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Michelle Lynn Bishop Justice

Age 40, of Chloe, WV, passed away on Monday, December 02, 2013 at home after a long illness.

She was born August 20, 1973 in Parkersburg, WV, a daughter of Jackie Lee and Loretta Cottrell Bishop.

She was a home health care aide.

In addition to her parents, she is survived by her husband, Jarrett Justice; two sons, Alan and Coy Bailey; and three grandchildren, Brantlee, Peyton Michelle, and Sophia Lynn Bailey.

She was preceded in death by her grandfathers, Ed Bishop and Noah Cottrell; and her grandmother, Frona Cottrell.

There will be no visitation or service. Per the family’s wishes, Michelle was cremated.

Taylor-Vandale Funeral Home in Spencer, West Virginia is in charge of the arrangements.

Wetzel D. Putnam

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Wetzel D. Putnam

Age 77, of Arnoldsburg, WV, finished his journey on this earth November 27, 2013 at home.

Wetzel was born February 25, 1936. The proud parents were the late Fletcher Putnam and Vena Cottrill Putnam.

He married Beatrice McCumbers May 15, 1954 who survives.

To this marriage was born four children, David Putnam of Spencer, WV; Pamela (Richard) Wines of Arnoldsburg, Barbara (Gary) Thayer of McDonough, GA and Marshall Putnam; four grandchildren, David (Sunshine) Vaughn, SC, Trinity (Rodney) Keesee of NC, Shane (Tressa) Wines of PA and Christopher Putnam of Spencer, WV; 8 great grandchildren, Matthew, Mara-Grace, Marshall Vaughn, Kennedy Keesee, Savanah, Arebella, Kensley and Elin Wines. Step great grandchildren Zach, Brison and Parker. Surviving brothers, Van (Nancy) Putnam, Mike (Darlene) Putnam; sisters Delores Wright and Charlotte (Richard) Frame; several nieces and nephews, aunts and uncles; and garage buddies, Zeek, Quick and Bruce Schoolcraft.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by one son, Marshall and one sister Rachel Johnson.

Funeral services will be held Saturday November 30, 2013, 10:00 AM at the Stump Funeral Home in Arnoldsburg with Pastor John Putnam officiating.

Burial will follow in the Rosedale United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home from 6:00-8:00 PM Friday.

The family greatly appreciated the Burnsville Hospice Care Unite for their help during the loss of their loved one.

Special Thank You from Calhoun-Gilmer Career Center

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Just wanted to give a special thank you to the Brooksville Baptist Church
and their constant recognition and appreciation for our educators.

The Calhoun-Gilmer Career Center staff really appreciates all that you do to recognize us.

G-otcha™: Two Men Arrested on Meth Charges in Calhoun County

Imprisonment Status:  Pre-Trial Felon
Full Name: Morford,  James Scott
Height: 6’  0"
Weight: 175 lbs.
Birth Date: 12.04.1983
Gender: Male
Booking Date: 11.20.2013
Facility: Central Regional Jail
Imprisonment Status: Pre-Trial Felon

Offender Court Order Information

Court Info Number Issuing Agency Location
13F-271 LEWIS COUNTY - Bail Amount: $50,000.00
Charged with operating or attempting to operate a clandestine meth lab.

Arrested on charges from Lewis County.

 

Imprisonment Status:  Pre-Trial Felon
Full Name: Park,  Adam August
Height: 5’  9"
Weight: 130 lbs.
Birth Date: 10.03.1989
Gender: Male
Booking Date: 11.20.2013
Facility: Central Regional Jail
Imprisonment Status: Pre-Trial Felon

Offender Court Order Information

Court Info Number Issuing Agency Location
13F-165 CALHOUN COUNTY - Bail Amount: $5,000.00
Charged with possession of precursors to manufacture meth.

Calhoun-Gilmer Career Center: Skills USA and Current AM/PM Officers

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Louverne King

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Louverne King

born July 01, 1947, passed away on November 17, 2013 at Laurel Nursing Home after battling with cancer.

She was a homemaker and a Christian lady.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Russell and Geraldine Louise Tanner King.

She left behind three sisters, Cora Wagoner, Chloe, WV; Marie King of Grantsville, WV and Betty Boggs of Grantsville, WV as well as several nieces and nephews. She also leaves behind two very special friends and roommates, Remonia Morton of Ivydale and Carroll Arnold of Chloe, WV.

She will be sadly missed by family and friends.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 1:00 PM, at the Stump Funeral Home in Grantsville with Bobby Bailey officiating.

Burial will follow in the Mt. Zion cemetery.

Friends may call from 12:00 PM until the time of the services.

WV FFA CAPTURES NATIONAL OFFICE, PRESTIGIOUS AWARDS AT ANNUAL CONVENTION

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Mountain State FFA Chapters have had a banner year in 2013 and recently took their successes to the national level as they traveled to Louisville, Ky., for this year’s annual FFA Convention. Not only did they bring home over 60 different types of awards,  they boasted three major wins in categories that West Virginia hasn’t held in decades.

Mason County native Wes Davis was named the National FFA Eastern Region Vice President - an office a West Virginian has not held since 1974.

  “I felt very at peace at the ceremony, but when I heard them say ‘West Virginia’ I just started running for the stage,” said Davis. “It’s been 39 years since a West Virginian has held a national office so I’m very glad to give back to this organization.”
 
Davis did not come from a farming background. In fact, his Turkey Creek Poultry Farm,  that has boasted more than 300 birds at times, couldn’t have had a more humble beginning.

  “I grew up on just a couple acres and in the 7th grade I went to the fair and bought a chicken for $1 without my parents even knowing. Shortly thereafter I joined the FFA Chapter in my school and became interested and had instructors that encouraged me. From there I saw opportunities and I began to grow my number of chickens and eventually started serving over 150 households,  9 schools and 10 restaurants.”
 
Davis,  a double major at West Virginia University in Agribusiness Management and Agricultural Education, said even if he hadn’t been selected as a national officer, he knew he would stay involved in FFA.

  “When the selection committee asked me what I would do if I wasn’t selected I simply told them that it wasn’t a question if I would continue to be involved in FFA,” said Davis, “I just told them this would just provide me a direction.”
 
And the awards kept piling up for West Virginia throughout the conference. For the first time since 1996, West Virginia brought home, not one, but two National Proficiency Awards. Not to mention, it was won by a brother/sister duo.

Proficiency Awards are awarded to students who excel with their Supervised Agricultural Experiences (SAEs). This year Will Woodworth, of the Mineral County FFA, took home the award for Food Science and Technology and his sister Jessica was the winner in Agricultural Sales.

For years, Will and Jessica have been helping their parents at their local business “Flying W Farms” selling meats, seafood from Virginia, and local fruits and vegetables. In Jessica’s Agricultural Sales SAE, she showed off her responsibilities at her family’s business by keeping track of marketing strategies, employee trainings and customer relations.

“Jessica,  who is currently working on her undergrad in Animal Science at Kansas State,  said, “ My goal is to be a leader in the ag industry while maintaining a good reputation and good quality products at my family’s business.”
 
During Will’s Food Science and Technology SAE he also showcased his responsibilities at the family’s slaughterhouse and meat processing plant. Each year the operation slaughters about 600 head of cattle, 400 hogs, 50 goats and 50 lambs.  Will said he told his panel of judges at the national competition about his responsibilities with inspection services and how he helps to ensure that the workplace remains clean and uncontaminated.

   “I started working in the plant my freshman year of high school and just gained more responsibilities and worked to keep things safe,” said Will. “I’ve learned a lot with my SAE and I’m glad I’ve gotten more knowledge of it over the years.”
 
The two agreed that keeping the wins in the family and in West Virginia this year was one of the best parts about the experience.

Jessica said, “I was shocked because I was the only girl competing in this category and my instructor said it is very diverse and hard to win. But for me to win and my brother win was very unique. It was very cool that we could represent West Virginia in these proficiency awards because our state usually doesn’t have many finalists.

   “I competed against a lot of good people and I had a lot of support getting here,” said Will, “But a brother sister combo winning in the same state and in the same year is just awesome.”
 
Will also led his Mineral County FFA team to 7th place in the Agricultural Technology & Mechanical Systems category. Timothy Nester,  Shelton Lucas, Gabriel Smith, were a great supporting cast as Will also pulled a 6th place Individual win in the category.

West Virginia also brought home Top Ten rankings in Forestry and Environmental and Natural Resources.
The Calhoun County FFA Forestry Team consisting of Cody Starcher, Logan McKown, and Kelsey Jett, were ranked 6th in the nation and were led by Nick Smith who was also awarded 4th place individually at the national level.

There were also several other Gold, Silver and Bronze Emblem Awards for FFA Chapters throughout West Virginia.


Here is a complete list of WV FFA 2013 National Winners:

  • Eastern Regional Vice President - Wes Davis, Mason County

  • National Proficiency Award Winner in Agricultural Sales - Placement- Jessica Woodworth, Mineral County

  • National Proficiency Award Winner in Food Science & Technology -  Entrepreneurship/Placement- William Woodworth, Mineral County

  • Veterinary Science - Gold Emblem Team- Buffalo High

  • Veterinary Science - Gold Emblem Individual- Dakota Reedy, Buffalo High

  • Veterinary Science - Silver Emblem Individual- Kelsey Gatens, Maggie Parsons, Megan King,  Buffalo High

  • Prepared Public Speaking - Bronze Emblem Individual- Dylan Frazier, Wirt County High

  • Poultry-  Silver Emblem Team - Roane County High

  • Poultry-  Silver Emblem Individual - Hannah Higginbotham, Karlee Nutter, Brooke Cornelius, Roane County High

  • Parliamentary Procedure - Gold Emblem Team- Wirt County High

  • Nursery/Landscaping - Silver Emblem Team- Ravenswood High

  • Nursery/Landscaping - Gold Emblem Individual- Haley Snyder, Ravenswood High

  • Nursery/Landscaping - Silver Emblem Individual- Mariah Jackson, Tiffany Harvey, Mackenzie Stutler,  Ravenswood High

  • Milk Quality & Products - Silver Emblem Team- Ravenswood High

  • Milk Quality & Products - Gold Emblem Individual- Kirsten Marks, Ravenswood High

  • Milk Quality & Products - Silver Emblem Individual- Paige Barr, Rehgan Weekly,  Patrick Click, Ravenswood High

  • Meat Evaluation & Technology - Silver Emblem Team- Mineral County High

  • Meat Evaluation & Technology - Gold Emblem Individual- Whitney Alt, Sarah Page,  Mineral County High

  • Meat Evaluation & Technology - Silver Emblem Individual- Tabitha Baker, Noah Wilson, Mineral County High

  • Livestock Evaluation - Silver Emblem Team- Pendleton County High

  • Livestock Evaluation - Silver Emblem Individual- Dylan Dunkle, Allison Ruddle, Jessica Hoover, Pendleton County High

  • Livestock Evaluation - Bronze Emblem Individual- Katelyn Moyers- Pendleton County High

  • Job Interview - Bronze Emblem Individual- Adrianna Burton, Lincoln County High

  • Horse Evaluation - Bronze Emblem Team- Jefferson High

  • Horse Evaluation - Gold Emblem Individual- Alyson Franz, Jefferson High

  • Horse Evaluation - Silver Emblem Individual- Darby Patterson, Jefferson High

  • Horse Evaluation - Bronze Emblem Individual- Katelynne Buffinton, Alexis Hensell,  Jefferson High

  • Forestry - Top Placing Team- 6th Nationwide- Nick Smith, Cody Starcher, Logan McKown, Kelsey Jett, Calhoun County High

  • Forestry - Top Placing Individual- 4th Nationwide- Nick Smith, Calhoun County High

  • Forestry - Gold Emblem Team- Calhoun County

  • Forestry - Gold Emblem Individual- Logan McKown, Cody Starcher, Kelsey Jett, Nick Smith,  Calhoun County High

  • Food Science & Technology - Silver Emblem Team- Marion County High

  • Food Science & Technology - Gold Emblem Individual- Lou Anderson, Marion County High

  • Food Science & Technology - Silver Emblem Individual- Gregory Carr, Devon Martin, Marion County High

  • Food Science & Technology - Bronze Emblem Individual- Skyler Payton, Marion County High

  • Floriculture-  Bronze Emblem Team - Roane County High

  • Floriculture-  Bronze Emblem Individual - Miranda Hall, Kelsi Taylor, Miranda Conley, Kansas O’Brien, Roane County High

  • Farm & Business Management - Silver Emblem Team- Roane County High

  • Farm & Business Management - Silver Emblem Team- Roane County High

  • Farm & Business Management - Silver Emblem Individual- Samantha Lucas, Hannah Thompson, Bradley West, Roane County High

  • Farm & Business Management - Bronze Emblem Individual- Evan Ray, Roane County High

  • Extemporaneous Public Speaking - Bronze Emblem Individual- Ethan Glaze, Hampshire High

  • Environmental & Natural Resources - Top Placing Team- 7th Nationwide- Robbie Flinn,  Conrad McCoy, Delana McCoy, Katie Voiers, Ravenswood High

  • Environmental & Natural Resources - Top Placing Individual- 6th Nationwide- Conrad McCoy,  Ravenswood High

  • Environmental & Natural Resources - Gold Emblem Team- Ravenswood High

  • Environmental & Natural Resources - Gold Emblem Individual- Robbie Flinn, Delana McCoy,  Conrad McCoy, Ravenswood High

  • Environmental & Natural Resources - Silver Emblem Individual- Katie Voiers- Ravenswood High

  • Dairy Cattle Evaluation & Management - Silver Emblem Team- Washington High

  • Dairy Cattle Evaluation & Management - Gold Emblem Individual- India Titus, Washington High

  • Dairy Cattle Evaluation & Management - Silver Emblem Individual- Erica Heflin,  Blayne Ott, Washington High

  • Dairy Cattle Evaluation & Management - Bronze Emblem Indiviudal- Mikayla Willingham, Washington High

  • Creed Speaking- Bronze Emblem Individual - Emily Foote, Jefferson High

  • Creed Speaking- Bronze Emblem Individual - Kamisha Morris- Buffalo High

  • Agronomy-  Silver Emblem Team- Roane County High

  • Agronomy-  Gold Emblem Individual - Tyler Harper, Casey Lassiter, Roane County High

  • Agronomy-  Silver Emblem Individual - Callie Moles, Alexis Sannders, Roane County High

  • Agricultural Technology & Mechanical Systems - Top Placing Team- 7th Nationwide -  William Woodworth, Timothy Nester, Shelton Lucas, Gabriel Smith, Mineral County High

  • Agricultural Technology & Mechanical Systems - Top Placing Individual- 6th Nationwide -  William Woodworth, Mineral County High

  • Agricultural Technology & Mechanical Systems - Gold Emblem Team- Mineral County High

  • Agricultural Technology & Mechanical Systems - Gold Emblem Individual - Timothy Nester, Gabriel Smith, Shelton Lucas, William Woodworth, Mineral County High

  • Agricultural Issues Forum - Bronze Emblem Team - Buffalo High

Congresswoman Shelley Moore Capito – 11.15.13

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As reported earlier this week in the Charleston Daily Mail, about 8,800 West Virginians have bee n notified that their existing health plans are being canceled in 2014. While the president said today that he will allow insurers to offer plans next year that do not comply with Obamacare’s minimum benefits rules, West Virginia’s families should never have been placed in this position. Families are confused about their coverage, worried that they will lose their doctors, and unsure if they will be able to afford to be insured.

I have heard from West Virginians from all across the Second District who have received cancellation notices or simply can’t access healthcare.gov. I spoke on the House floor earlier this week about the stories I’m hearing from you and my support for the Keep Your Health Plan Act. This bill, which the House will vote on tomorrow, is simple: It will save Americans from the broken promises of Obamacare and allow their current healthcare plans to be offered for another year. Please click here to watch my floor remarks.

If you have questions about your health insurance or concerns about losing your coverage, please email me or contact one of my offices in Charleston, Martinsburg or Washington.


VETERANS DAY

When America has asked for help, West Virginians have answered the call. I visited Charles Town on Monday to say thank you to our Eastern Pandhandle veterans in person and participate in the Veterans of Foreign Wars/American Legion Veterans Day ceremony.

Our veterans have been called upon to make special sacrifices, spending months or even years away from their families, facing danger in foreign lands. We as a nation cannot let any veteran – young or old; male or female; Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine, Coast Guard, Reserves or National Guard – slip through the cracks.

We as a nation must provide for our veterans, and we must care for the wounds that can be seen as well as the wounds that are less visible. I will continue to support legislation to improve standards of care for our veterans, identify and treat post-traumatic stress disorder, and speed up the claims process at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Our veterans deserve nothing less.

This week in the House, we passed a 1.5 percent cost-of-living adjustment for veterans, which includes disability compensation and survivor benefits. Having already passed in the Senate, the bill now goes to the president’s desk for signature. This cost-of-living increase is a timely gesture of appreciation for their years of service, sacrifice and dedication on behalf of our nation.


WATER INFRASTRUCTURE BILL

I was named this week to the conference committee on the Water Resources Reform and Development Act. The conference committee will work out an agreement on differences between the House and Senate-passed water infrastructure bills. The House passed its bill last month, while the Senate passed its version in May.

The House’s passage of this important water transportation bill was a victory for American jobs and West Virginia’s economy. I look forward to working with my House and Senate colleagues on both sides of the aisle to reach an agreement to ensure efficient and effective water transportation, protect the inland waterways trust fund, and reduce the number of incomplete river construction projects.


MOBILE OFFICE HOURS

I will be holding mobile office hours in Spencer, Franklin, Grantsville, Martinsburg, Buffalo, Moorefield, Ravenswood and Elkins next week. My staff will be available to help Second District residents who are having problems with federal agencies and programs. Please bring along documents you have received from federal agencies related to your issues.


Monday, November 18
10:30-11:30 AM
Roane County Senior Center
811 Madison Ave
Spencer, WV 25276


11:30 AM to 1 PM
Franklin Senior Center
231 Mill Road
Franklin, WV 26807


Tuesday, November 19
10:30-11:30 AM
Calhoun County Senior Center
105 Market St.
Grantsville, WV 26147


11:30 AM to 1 PM
Berkeley County Senior Center
217 N. High St.
Martinsburg, WV 25401


Wednesday, November 20
10:30-11:30 AM
Buffalo Senior Center
48 Wrights Lane
Buffalo, WV 25033


11:30 AM to 1 PM
Moorefield Senior Center
409 Spring Ave.
Moorefield, WV 26836


Thursday, November 21
10:30-11:30 AM
Ravenswood Senior Center
511 Washington St.
Ravenswood, WV 26164


Friday, November 22
10:30-11:30 AM
Randolph County Senior Center
Fifth Street and Railroad Avenue
Elkins, WV 26241
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Janet R. Davidson

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Janet R. Davidson

Age 62, of Big Springs, WV, passed away November 14, 2013.

She was born December 02, 1950, in Big Springs, WV, the daughter of the late Hollie Burrows and Oma (Richards) Burrows.

Janet worked 22 years as a cook for the Calhoun County Board of Education.

She was enjoyed by many as a member of the Burrows Sisters singing gospel trio.

She is survived by her husband of 42 years, Roy Davidson; two daughters, Tresea Davidson and Lisa Davidson McDonald (Ryan McDonald) of Monmouth ME; two grandchildren, Cody McDonald and Andrea McDonald; two brothers, Larry and Jeanette Burrows of Big Springs, Gary and Sherry Burrows of Parkersburg, WV; two sisters, Jean and Lester Jones of Big Springs and Shirley Haught of Parkersburg, WV.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Dewayne and Bobby Burrows, one sister, Pamela Lynn; and one grandchild, Alexis Marie McDonald.

She was cremated per her request and private services were held.

Thank you to all family and friends who have shown support and lifted prayers.

G-otcha™: Calhoun Man Behind Bars on Sexual Charges

Imprisonment Status:  Pre-Trial Felon
Full Name: Patterson,  Clarke Douglas
Height: 6’  1"
Weight: 300 lbs.
Birth Date: 08.15.1968
Gender: Male
Booking Date: 11.15.2013
Facility: Central Regional Jail
Imprisonment Status: Pre-Trial Felon

Offender Court Order Information

Court Info Number Issuing Agency Location
13M-468 & 169 RCALHOUN COUNTY - Bail Amount: $0.00
Charged with sexual abuse 3rd degree, and sexual exploitation of a minor.

He made unwanted sexual advances toward the female who was in his custody while he was taking her to Calhoun Middle-High School.

He asked the minor girl to skip school and “fool around,“ among other behaviors performed at a residence in the Chloe area.

CGCC Offers Welding Technology Night Classes for Adults - Register by 01.03.14

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Welding Technology Class:  The class would be an evening welding course.

The class will run 3 hours per week for 10 weeks.

A minimum of 5 students is needed.

The following areas of study may be available:

•  SMAW (Stick)
•  GMAW (Mig) Steel
•  GMAW (Mig) Aluminum
•  FCAW (Mig) Steel
•  GTAW (Tig) Steel
•  GTAW (Tig) Aluminum
•  Oxy-fuel Cutting
•  Oxy-fuel Welding
•  Oxy-fuel Brazing
•  Plasma Arc Cutting
•  Air Carbon Arc (gouging)
•  Computer assisted plasma Cutting

The program also offer training and testing for WV State Certification in plate and pipe welding.

The cost of the class will be $250.

If you are interested in any of these areas of Welding Technology and would like to enroll in the course please call Calhoun-Gilmer Career Center at 304.354.6151 by January 03, 2014.

Classes would begin the following week.

All fees need to be paid at the beginning of the first class.

The Class Title: Basic Adult Welding Class

All fees are paid to Calhoun- Gilmer Career Center

Course Code 1985-01

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