TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer
July 3, 2013
Action in Mingo (AIM) will meet at 4 p.m. on the second floor at the Williamson Fire Deparment to discuss the upcoming King Coal Festival in September. For more info call vice president Jada Hunter at 304-235-0909.
The annual Chattaroy Junior High Reunion will be held at the West Williamson Community Center (swimming pool) starting at 6 p.m. All CJHS alumni are encouraged to attend. For more info call 304-235-2190.
The Mingo Central Girl’s Basketball Boosters will be holding its 2nd annual Car, Truck and Bike Show on Saturday, July 13 at the parking lot of the school. For more information call Bob Hammond at 304-784-8599, Kim Mayanrd at 475-4216 or Skeeter Runyon at 475-2747.
The 39th Bower-Belcher Family Reunion will be held at Twin Falls State Park, Shelter #1. Registration will begin at 10:30 and dinner at 12:30. Please bring covered dishes to share. The Reunion committee will furnish drinks, paper and plastic ware. The drawings for door prizes and gifts for children will be after dinner.
The Bailey Family reunion will be held at Glenwood Park 4H camp between Princeton and Bluefield. Registration begins at 10 a.m. A covered dish dinner will be held at 12:30. For more information call Ronald Bailey at 304 425-0415 or Gene Bailey at 304 887-1183.
July 30 - 31
The Mingo Career Center will hold GED testing for candidates who have passed the Official Practice Test. For more information, contact John Webb at 304-235-3347, ext. 13. To register for Adult Basic Education to take the Official Practice Test, contact Mary Oliver at 304-235-2022 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
August 2, 3
The Matewan High School 1950’s class reunion committee has finalized plans for their annual reunion. The reunion will be held Friday and Saturday, August 2 and 3. All activities will be held at the Belfry Fire Department, Belfry, Ky. Anyone that is interested in attending needs to contact one of the committee members. They are Hester Keatley at 304-426- 8077, Dimple Allara at 304- 426 -4622, Bill Browning at 304- 426-6369, or Chris Atkins 304-235-5500.
October 4, 6
The Burch High School Alumni Association has set its next reunion date. According to spokesperson Mary Lake Farley, the Burch High School Reunion is scheduled for October 4-6, 2013 at the Marriott, Columbus Airport Hotel, 1375 North Cassady Ave., Columbus, Ohio. The fee is $60 per person and covers all BHS Reunion activities. To make a room reservation call 614-475-755. Contact Mary Lake Farley, PO Box 123, New Albany, OH 43054 or call 614-736-0290 or email email@example.com for additional information.
Celebrate Recovery meets every Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Chattaroy Church of God.
Mingo County Extended Learning Center at Rt. 2, Box 52-A, Delbarton, WV 25670 is applying to become a candidate for accreditation with the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education. Persons wishing to make comments should write to the Executive Director of the Commission, Council on Occupational Education, 7840 Roswell Road, Building 300, Suite 325, Atlanta, GA 30350. Persons making comments must provide their names and mailing addresses.
In preparation for a 50 year class reunion, the 1963 class of Belfry High School is in need of a current mailing address for several members of the class: Thelma Bowen, Redia Scott Liebee, Penny Smith Holbrook, Brenda Stafford Tingler, Bonnie Thompson Davis, Donald Evans, Billy Bryan Hatfield and Robert Allen. Please call if you can assist with this information 606 237-4339, 237-5896, 237-6094 or 606 432-9704.
TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets Saturdays at the Jacob’s Well in the old Cantee’s location on 3rd Avenue in Williamson. Weigh in is 10 - 11 a.m., the program is 11 - noon. The first visit is free of charge. For more information call 304 235-3025 or 606 353-6777.
Williamson Public Library preschool story hour is held every Wednesday at 11 a.m. For more information call the library at 304 235-6029.
Starters Sports Restaurant and Lyrick Promotions, LTD., presents The Acoustic Guitar Revue, featuring live music each Monday from 7:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Starters.
A Circle of Parents meeting will be held on the third Thursday of each month at 1 p.m. at Logan Street First Baptist Church. Meetings offer anyone in a parenting role to participate in a group meeting to exchange ideas, share information, develop and practice new skills and more. Contact David Bell for more information at 304-443-3041.
Mingo Extended Learning Center is accepting applications for our Practical Nursing Program for the Class of 2013-2014. Applicants must take and pass a pre-entrance exam to be considered for the program. Testing dates are March 5, April 9, and May 7. There is a $35 testing fee. For additional information call 304 475-3347 ext. 16 or 29.
Mingo Extended Learning Center is accepting applications for the Medical Office/Accounting Program for the fall program. For additional information contact Alichia Marsico at 304 475-3347, ext. 25.
The Pike County Health Department is offering free diabetes management classes. There are various dates and times available including one Saturday during January 2013 at the Pike County Health Department. For more information, call Paula Compton at 606-509-5503. Free diabetes self management classes are also offered to business and worksite wellness programs.
Southside Elementary School will conduct a preschool story hour program for children between 2 and 4-years-old and not currently enrolled in school. For more information, call the school at 606-353-1284.
Narcotics Anonymous meets Sunday at 3 p.m. and Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at 815 Alderson St. For more information, call John at 235-2093.
The West Virginia Army National Guard is taking applications for qualified applicants only. Applicants must be between the ages of 17 - 35 unless they have prior military service. No drug violations of felonies, meet height and weight requirements, be a high school graduate, or have completed the ninth-grade. We offer up to $50,000 student loan repayment, state and federal tuition assistance, medical, dental and life insurance and a part-time career with the opportunity to become full-time. For more information, call recruiter SSG Donna Smith at 3047 201-3196 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Workforce West Virginia will take all new unemployment claims at its office at 300 Prosperity Lane, Logan, between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Please arrive 30 minutes prior to complete an application. This does not affect the intenerate office in Williamson DHHR office on Wednesdays from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m.
The Parsley Freewill Baptist Food Panty will continue to provide USDA commodities. The pantry gives out the commodities once, monthly, on the fourth Thursday.
Mingo Extended Learning Center (formerly Mingo Career and Technical Center) is currently accepting applications for the Medical Office Technology and Legal Office Technology programs for the 2012-2013 school term. For more information, call (304) 475-3347 ext. 25.
Hatfield and McCoy Feud descendants are being sought for a special project by Leah Hatfield and Kim McCoy. Specifically, only direct descendants of the feud still carrying the last names of Hatfield or McCoy. Hatfields may contact Leah Hatfield at 843-575-0594 or by email email@example.com. McCoys may contact Kim McCoy at 502-751-5200 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Operation Charity food pantry will distribute free USDA food from noon until 2 p.m. the last Friday of each month at the New Vision Assembly Church in Hatfield Bottom.