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Kingwood, West Virginia
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8-PRESTON COUNTY JOURNALWednesday, June 22, 2011-Kingwood, WV Retired emp q)yees meet Preston County Association of Retired School Employ- ees met June 14, at the Aurora UMC Memorial Building. Fol- lowing a luncheon, served by the United Methodist Women, President, Lois Strawser, con- ducted the business meeting. She and several officers planned to attend the Region II meeting at Buckhannon, on June 15. Minutes were given by Shir- ley Clark and the Treasurer's Report and the Membership Report by Maxine Clark. Jane Murphy, Community Service Chair, presented awards to the three members, with the most volunteer hours for the year. Board member, Mac McCrum reported on the progress of the school construction projects. Attending were Ruby Arm- strong, Grace Bachtel, Margaret Bailey, Martha Bolyard, Walter and Catherine Burke, Miles and Maxine Clark, Shirley Clark, Joane Clarkson, Blake and Pa- tricia Clarkson, Ervin and Dar- lene Fink, Mardelle Forman, Iris Jennings, John Lofink, Robert "Mac" McCrum, Jane Murphy, Phyllis Royce, Dottie Sanders, Patricia Snyder, Thelma Spin- dler, Melvin and Dove Stemple, Elsie Stemple, Lois Strawser, David and Wilma Mae Teets, Mike and Karen Teets, Mary Thorn, Lewis and Hazel Durst, and guest, Dru Schneider. Veterans invited Members of the VVA and AVVA Chapter 977, Preston County, will host their annual covered dish dinner starting at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, June 25, at Big Bear Lake. Many recreational activities will be available. Cost of admission is $2 at the gate. Meats, breads and beverages will be provided, bring a covered dish. For more information call 304-789-5440 before 10 p.m. CHRISTOPHER DAKON Christopher Lee Dakon, 50 of Fellowsville, died Sunday, June 12, 2011 at Ruby Memorial Hospital. He was born Sept. 12, 1960 in Balitmore, MD, a son of Vir- ginia Pauline Weaver Dakon, of Oakland, MD and the late Charles Edward Dakon. He was a surveyor for Laurel Mining Consultants for several years, his hobby was coon and bear hunting. In addition to his mother he is survived by one son, Matthew Lee Dakon; one daughter, Me- gan Amber Dakon; three grand- children: one brother, Joseph Dakon; five sisters, Ellie Slagle, Dorothy Rockhold, Tuesday Stein, Toni Frush and Rebecca Shoemaker. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his wife Nancy Darlene Bayior Da- kon; two brothers, Michael and Adam Dakon and one grand- daughter, Autumn Barto. Family and friends will be received from noon-2 p.m., on Saturday June 25, at the Bolyard Funeral Home, Newburg, with a celebration of life service at the funeral home at 2 p.m. with FOR RENT 1,1 0 office space in Kingwood. New lighting & freshly painted. ' -'*(- * 9 [304 32,) 121. the ministers, Joseph Dakon and David Slagle officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the family, Matt Dakon, P. O. Box 10 Newburg, WV, 26410. FREDERICK FALKNER Frederick Garfield Falkner, 75, of Kingwood, died Sunday, June 19, 2011, at Ruby Memo- rial Hospital. He was born September 8, 1935, in Grant County, a son of the late Everett Garfield and Beryl M. (Lawson) Falkner. He was a heavy equipment operator for Dominion Cas- son, and is a veteran of the U.S. Army. He is survived by his wife, Sandra L. (Sutton) Falkner; three sons, Kemp K. Falkner, of Pittsburgh, PA, Alfred Falkner, of Pointe, TX, Frederick J. Falkner, of King George, VA; on daughter, Christine Ealkner, ofKingwood; two sisters, Kay Ellis, of Charles Town, Har- riet Dousenberry, of KY; seven grandchildren and seven great- grandchildren. To honor Frederick's wishes, Rotruck-Lobb Crematory is in charge of cremation. DEEP HOLLOW ONE STOP will be CLOSED June 18- June 26 and will re-open June 27. Bankruptcy (304) 777-4086 Morgantown, WV b@nkruptcy rolioi rdx fh Bonkruplcy Codo HllaHllaHelp Wonted 1 Ntt flUE TRUCK HlC / t.un.,,A / Experience RNued / Call CNH Trucking[ Need To Earn $$$ For Your Group? Tired Of Washing Cars & Baking Cookies? IF SO, WE HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY FOR YOU! Groups needed to work in concession stands for West Virginia University football games, basketball games and concerts. Groups have the potential to earn more money from one football game than ten car washes or twenty bake sales, without the preparation, purchase of supplies, or advertisement cost. Groups needed ranging in size from 7-30 people. Groups earn a percentage of their sales less i sales tax. All food and beverage supplies provided. Volunteers must be at least 18 years of age. For more information, please call our office at 304-293-6241. All retired school personnel are welcome to come to the next meeting, on July 12, at the Evansville Community Build- ing. Luncheon reservations may be made with Patricia Clarkson, at: 304-265-1458. Mining Classes for 80 hour underground/red hat will begin Wednesday, July 6, 2011 at 5:30 p.m. Cost is $200 per person. Call 304.568.2503 or 304-288-8008 Craig "C J" Felton, Jr. Award earned Craig A. "CJ" Felton, Jr. is Boy Scout Troop 81's newest Eagle Scout. He is 14 years old. To complete the rank of Eagle Scout, CJ made a commitment to himself and the Boy Scouting Program. He is also a member of the Order of the Arrow. He has been a Boy Scout for four years. During this period, he has earned 33 merit badges and also received the Good Samaritan Award, presented by the Wes- ley United Methodist Church, fulfilled various leadership re- sponsibilities, provided com- munity service and is active in the Scouting Program. He had to plan a service proj- ect, where he leads and manag- es a group of volunteers, in an effort to benefit the community. For his Eagle Scout Leader- ship Service Project, CJ coordi- nated an effort to erect two 20 ft. flag poles, at the McGrew House, in Kingwood. He led a group of more than 15 volun- teers, who worked more than 50 hours, to erect these flag poles. CJ will be in the 10th grade, next school year, at Preston High School. He played fresh- man basketball, is a member of the Etam Eagles 4-H Club, arld'.a rnember'of the'Maerthte/" ..... Community Church. Not many boys, who enter scouts achieve the rank of Ea- gle Scout. Boy Scout Troop 81 is sponsored by Wesley United Methodist Church, in King- wood. APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED City of Kingwood will be accepting applications for a City Administrator. Must have a valid driver's license, full-time position, full benefit package, salary competitive to the area based on experience. Applications and job description available at City Hall, 313 Tunnelton St., Kingwood, WV 26537, 304-329-1225, Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Applications and resume must be turned in by 4:00 p.m., Friday, June 24, 2011. For more information call Martha Moore at 304-329-1225. The City of Kingwood is an E.O.E. i ':::,: POSITION I PART-TIME MAINTENANCE PERSON wanted for the Masontown, WV area. Diploma or GED and a valid driver's license are required. MedicallDentallCancerNision plans available. EOE MIFIDN Please call Jackie Wagnor st: 304-864-5266, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. NOTICE Dominion Hope will be mowing and clearing its right-of-way in Preston County beginning June 1. For more information please call 888-834-9033. 00Dommton Monday, June 5, Deputy Rode- heaver received two complaints regarding damaged mailboxes. One mailbox, located on North Mountaineer Highway, near Newburg, had been burnt and the other, located on Dogtown Road, had been struck and van- dalized. CASE #11-2072 BREAKING AND ENTERING: On Monday, June 6, Cpl. Root responded to the Tunnelton area in regards to a breaking and entering com- plaint at a local business. Sev- eral items of scrap metal were stolen. This is a continuing in- vestigation. CASE #11-2070 BUR- GLARY: On Monday, June 6, Deputy Rodeheaver received a call from an owner of property near Jenkinsburg Bridge, near Masontown. The caller stated his cabin had been broken into and a large wood stove had been stolen. CASE #11-2086 TRESPASS- ING: On Tuesday, June 7, CpI. Bryan received a call from a resident of Tunnelton in regards to a trespassing complaint. CASE #11-2092 LARCENY: On Tuesday, June 7, Cpl. Dot- son received a call from a resi- dent of Masontown who stated a purple Motorola Grasp tele- phone had been stolen from her vehicle. HOPEMONT HOSPITAL is recruiting for: 90 Day Positions for Dietary & Housekeeping Please apply at Hopemont Hospital 150 Hopemont Drive Terra Alta, WV Deadline to apply is June 22, 2011 The State of WV is an Equal Opportunity Employer. CASE #11-2199 LARCENY: On Tuesday, June 7, Sgt. Turner received a call from a resident of Masontown who stated his ladder had been stolen. This call was unfounded. CASE #l 1-2136 LARCENY: On Friday, June ! 0, Deputy Ro- deheaver received a call from a resident of Albright who wanted to report her registration plate had been stolen. Registration number 2HB523. CASE #I 1-2140 LARCENY: On Friday, June 10, Cpl. Bryan received a call from a resident of Bruceton Mills who stated a set of mining car wheels and axles were stolen from his yard. CASE #I 1-21.48 BUR- GLARY: On Friday, June lO, Cpl. Bryan responded to a resi- dence on Pell Road, near Tun- nelton, in regards to a burglary complaint. Forced entry was noted. This is a continuing in- vestigation. CASE #11-2155 LARCENY: On Friday, June 10, Deputy Tichnell responded to a Tun- nelton business in regards to a larceny complaint. Ice and beer had been stolen. The suspects were identified and charged. CASE #11-2170 LARCE NY: On Saturday, June 1 l, Cpl. ]Bry- an received a call from a resi- dent of Terra Alta who stated prescription medication had been stolen from her aparmaent. This is a continuing investiga- tion. CASE #11-2178 DESTRUC- TION OF PROPERTY: On Sat- urday, June 11, DFC Mitter re- sponded to the Tunnelt0n area in regards to a destruction of property complaint. The com- plainant stated a street light had been shot out. CASE #11-2194 LARCE NY: On Monday, June 13, 2011, DFC Mitter received a call from a resident of Tunnelton -who stated a set of wheels and tires had been stolen. This is a con- tinuing investigation. CASE #11-2201 HIT-N- RUN: On Tuesday, June 14, Cpl. Bryan received a call from a resident of Yorks Run Road, near Newburg, who stated her mailbox had been damaged. CASE #11-2215 BREAKI NG AND ENTERING: On "Tuesday, June 14, Cpl. Bryan received a call from a resident of Albright who stated several outbuildings had been broken into. "This is a continuing investigation. CASE MANAGER United Summit Center is accepting applications for a Case Management position based in our Taylor County office for Preston County School services. The CM will provide case management, assessment and supportive counseling to children in the outpatient office setting and in Preston County schools, dependent upon volume and need. Requirements: BA/BS or MS degree, in a human service related field such as psychology, sociology, social work, counseling or special education. Must possess a valid WV driver's license and reliable means of transportation as extensive travel to all Preston County Schools and client homes is required. To apply send a resume to: Human Resources. United Summit Center, Inc. #6 Hospital Plaza, Clarksburg, WV 26301 Fax: 304-623-4892 or Email: Visit for an application. ADA/EOE Got Something For Sale? Now Hiring? Selling Your Home? Whether you're in the market for an antique armoire or selling your automobile The Classifieds are the way to go. People all over the county still turn to the classifieds for amazing deals! Reaching every household throughout Preston County. - The Preston Penny Saver ! ! Free Ads: Includes-Personal items for sale $500 and less; Items wanted, valued under $500; and Free items. Ad must be 20 words or less. Free ads will first appear once in The Preston County. Journal or the Preston County News, and are for Preston County residents only. Free ads are limited to 3 items per week. $2 Ads: Journal or News-20 word limit, over 20 words, include 10 for each additional word. $3 Ads: Penny Saver-20 word limit, over 20 words, include 15 for each ' ...... , additional word. Paid Ads: Include items over $500, itemswithout price, for rent, help wanted, ,/ services, yard sales/flea markets, agricultural products (anything that lives for . sale- animals, plants, etc.), and people advertising outside of Preston County. To place ad: Payment must be received along with ad. Phone number or price t,=" each count as one word. Make checks payable to Preston Publications. No classifieds taken over the phone. Must also be signed. Make checks payable to Preston Publications, mail to: WANT ADS, P.O. Box 587, Kingwood, WV 26537 Signature: Name" I Address: City: Phonu. Item: State: Zip-