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I • • ..... . ...... Aurora news Gospel sing planned The annual sing at the Texas Bethel United Methodist Church, Horse Shoe Run, is slated for 1:30 p.m., on September 25. The church is located on Hog Back Road. For a relaxing afternoon, come, take part or listen in. Buckwheat dinner set The Building Committee is sponsoring another of their good buckwheat dinners from 3-8 p.m., on Saturday, September 24, at the Maple Spring Church of the Brethren. Donations asked are $8 for adults, $4 for children and pre-schoolers will eat free. Buckwheat cakes and sausage, applesauce and beverages-- a good meal! Recycling day noted Saturday, September 10 is set for the recycling of papers, plastics and metals from 9-11 a.m., at the Aurora Elementary School. Come and get rid of some of the "stuff" you have been saving. CEOS meet At the July 19 meeting of the Aurora Community Education Outreach Service, held at the Union Squad Hall, members made boo-boo bears, which are given to various local Book festival set Susan Kushner Resnick's "Goodbye fifes and Daugh- ters" is an award-winning true story of a 1943 coal mine disas- ter that killed 75 men in Bear- creek, MT. Kushner will talk about melding facts and creativ- ity to bring history to life at the West Virginia Book Festival in the Charleston Civic Center on Saturday, October 22. Resnick's book is related through the voices of the wom- en who lost their husbands, fa- thers, sons, livelihoods, neigh- bors and homes, yet managed to fight back and persevere. In her talk at 4 p.m., Resnick will discuss how she found and fol- lowed this long hidden story, how she'conducted her research and interviews, and how writers r- -i Buying Junk CarsJ00 L. d Buying junk cars & hauling away Call 892-4490 or 4S7-1806 698-8419 (Terra Alta area) Vaiiey news by Alice Jean McKinney Movie night set The Masontown United Meth- odist Church will be show- ing the movie "Though None Go With Me," starring Cheryl Ladd, from 7-9 p.m. on Friday, September 16. The movie is free of charge and refreshments will be avail- able. Bring your own folding chair. Everyone is welcome and  nursery witl'be availtl. ="''" Dinners Offered ,s- The Masontown United Meth- odist Church will be serving Buckwheat cakes and Sausage dinners from 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. from Wednesday, September 28 to Saturday, October 1. The meal includes cakes, sausage patties, gravy, apple- sauce, coffee, ice tea or milk. Also available will be hot dogs, chips, sausage burgers, pop and bottled water. Volunteers are needed for this event. use similar techniques to give voice to the survivors of trag- edy. A journalist for 25 years, Resnick is also the author of "Sleepless Days: One Woman's Journey through Postpartum Depression." Her work has been published in "The Best American Essays," "New York Times Magazine," "Boston Magazine" and "Parents Maga- zine," among others. Best-selling thriller writer Lee Child, basketball legend Jerry West, former Secret Ser- vice agents Gerald Blaine and Clint Hill, and self-help author. Dave Pelzer have already been announced as part of the line- up for the festival, which will be held October 22 and 23 at the Charleston Civic Center. The annual, two-day event cel- ebrates books and reading and offers something for all age' groups. A variety of authors will attend, participating in book signings, readings, workshops and lectures. Activities for chil- dren include special programs and a section of the Marketplace filled with children's activities. Admission to the festival is free. The event is presented by Kanawha County Public Li- ? L Th ' Libra,'" 'Founda- tion of Kanawha County, Inc., the West Virginia Humanities Council, The Charleston Ga- zette and the Charleston Daily Mail and is sponsored by The Martha Gaines and Russell Wehrle Memorial Foundation, Segal-Davis Family Founda- tion, Pam Tarr and Gary Hart, Target, Wal-Mart and Borders Express. For more information, visit Experienced West Virginia Coal Miners Bankruptcy (304) 777-4086 Morgantown, WV ,'.e are a deot relief agencv community agencies. Mary Jane Hanline, Cleota Walker, Wilda Harsh, Ressie Conrad and Dee Douglas created more than 50 little creatures in a variety of fleecy material. One recipient was the "Right from the Start" agency where Beth Bishop, social worker, Preston County Health Department. The regular meeting on August 14, was hosted by Dee Douglas, with Beth Bishop as guest program leader, the lesson was "Karing for Kin." Beth discussed the many helpful agencies available to our community and for various needs. A big "Thank you" goes to Beth for taking time from her schedule to come speak to the CEOS members. Devotions were lead by Martha Bolyard. Relay a success The Relay for Life sale was a big success. Ressie Conrad, Opal Myers and Dee Douglas helped with the event. Ressie and Dee, also walked in the relay held at the Rowlesburg Park. Opal Myers and Ressie Conrad served at the Summer Reading picnic held on July 26, following the summer program for the children. Plans were made to revamp the bulletin board in the Post Office. Dee Douglas will be chairing this committee. Once again, this year, she and husband, Keith, Opal Myers and Ressie Conrad will sell chances at the Buckwheat Festival Booth. Plans are also being made to prepare an exhibit for the Festival. A work day was held August 26 at the home of Opal Myers for this purpose. Myers told of her trip to NVON, the national organization of volunteers to which CEOS is associated. She told of the activities in which she had participated. Ressie discussed how to call a law officer when you are old and can't get around anymore, her vice president's feature. The next meeting will be September 20 with Opal Myers, the hos_,s,,Ressi’ will prepare • devotions and Dee Douglas will be responsible for the program and discussion. Gas well discussed If there is a gas well in your vicinity and are afraid of what may happen? You should have gone to the Mt. Lions meeting held September 1, at the Aurora Fire Hall. The guest speaker for the evening was Dennis Xander, of Looki ng" f or alternative " lb7 to a Nut, sing home/I "for your family, , friend or neighbor? '! 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