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O4 ] Mrs. Wallace Welsh n !! 876-6845 SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON - Farmer's ADVOCATE - Thursday, June 29, 2000 9 Barbara Hooper 615 S. Seminary St. 725-7742 ~e~ rection with their ears twitching, 4-It Club Wins | 8fate Awards or the toads are seen hurrying to- ~lations tothis group of ward water. Some say the cow's ~4-H members for win- milk curdles easily before a thun- i~at the West Virginia derstorm, and my father always i l~h Conservation cer- taught me to look at the leaves ~ at North Bend State turned up on the trees waiting to ~Wards are based on the catch the precious rain drops. Fa- n~ervation activities inther always planted by the ~l ~ity, Adopt A Highway weather signs and he would talk 1 ~Arbor Day. The above about weather lore. He would say, ; I~ws the members and "Never trust a July sky," and |'rent row left to right, "Whatever July and August do not I~ is holding a men- boil, September cannot fry. ~ Emmie Collier, Megan Ask the Old Farmer IL~!h the certificate and What is prickly heat? Prickly ~rited to the club as a heat comes from heat and damp- ~ Fal the WV Governor's nasa, together with a lack of air- ~.ti0~ Program; Rebecca flow. Hot, humid weather and ~kliag a certificate and sweaty work like lawn-mowing rthe club s activities in may bring it on. Wear loose cloth- |~tegory; Molly Collier ising, bathe often, use talcum pew- ee notebook sent to the der, or take a sponge bath with a ~d row shows Deanna mild alkaline solution - some salt ~ththe Bear Trophy and or baking soda in water. Folks ~th the governors tro- think they have a case of poison; ;, ][row, left to right, Ryan but look again, it could be prickly ~h Sager, Staci Mills, heat. ~, ~ Park and Daniel IiolidayWeekend ~. Not pictured are Lisa ~rie DeGrave, Lori ~i~icole Landon, and Ja- [ ~ as this club's organiza- ~er, alon~ with my assis- ~'~1~ beGrave, special ap- rka to these dedicated ~Ple. The club plans a ~re to turn in all project ~vity sheets. The Au- ~ Will be election of of- ~eparing for the up- risen County Fair the . ~:l~ust 20-26, which falls re county schools re- ~t~ Birthdays month associated ,4~lOnal birthday, July 4. ldi~'~, raonth for birthdays l ~ . l ~!~ unity. B~rthdays .~hirleyFrye, born on ~Y; Richard Grove on ricia Knighten cel- ~e llth, along with her ~r Potter on the 13th; ~i'de also falls on the ~ DeGrave celebrates With her father Dale Landon on the Brandon Earl [ ] ~ Celebrate his eighth ~X%~e 22rid; and Kevin lebrates on the 31st. r ~:YOur birthday. ~,6~ of Storms "- ~tuaity has been pelted ,~.Storms of late. The ~ ~ag for local farmers ~V-~h driven wells, ours ~ can bet it's going to !~e dogs get agitated, :~: -~l sit looking in one d~ The Fourth of July weekend is coming up, cars clogging the high- ways, weekend barbecues, and folks enjoying local fireworks. Please practice safety when using sparklers, or any type of fireworks. Thought: Life is a riddle. Unfor- tunately, the answer's not written on the back of anything. That's all for this week Summer Learning According to Richard W. Riley, U.S. Education Secretary, a free poster with PBS cartoon character "Arthur" on the front, and fun reading and writing activities on the back, can be gotten by calling 1-877-433-7827, the U.S. Depart- ment of Education Publication Center. Order the Arthur Activity Poster in English or Spanish. When the activities on the poster are completed, the child will re- ceive a certificate of accomplish- ment. For more activities, you can or- der online the "Summer Home Learning Recipes," giving your children's ages, at Uu b . You can receive more informa- tion on reading and other learning subjects by calling 1-800-872- 53276. (Yes, there is an extra digit but it does work.) I called this number and got the Information Resource Center of the U.S, De- partment of Education. They are open 9 to 5, Monday-Friday, and have a 24-hour Touchtone menu. The center offers many choices for educating our children. Their Website is www,cd,gov/ Wins Photo Award Charles Town resident, Bran- don Hostler, age 8, won a photog: raphy contest, sponsored by Pa- rade magazine, and was awarded $1000. His picture, taken by his mom, showed Brandon in a hard hat working on the computer in a construction trailer at Lowe's in Martinsburg. It will be published in the In- ternational Library of Photogra- phy Encyclopedia, under "Chil- dren of Our Future." He is now eli- gible for a $10,000 scholarship to- wards his education. Brandon recently graduated from Cub Scouts 948 to Wolver- ines. He received 17 awards and patches for his participation and involvement in the community. Congratulations, Brandoni Keep up all that good work. Another Winner When Vincent W Fraley, Jr entered a contest to win a full seven-day paid vacation to Will- ON DEAN'S LIST AT RADFORD RADFORD, Va, - N/cole Lynn Ruble and Amanda Rebecca Zigler, both of Charles Town, have been named to the spring semester dean's list at Radford University. Ruble, daughter of C. Stephen Ruble, is a junior economics major; and Zigler, daughter of Richard Zigler, is a junior music major. To be named to the dean's list, a student must have taken 15 or more credit hours and have a grade point average of 3.4 or above with no grade below a C. Radford University is a coedu- cational institution founded in 1910 which offers more than 140 undergraduate and graduate de- grees. More than 3,580 students are enrolled in six colleges. 2000 BUICK" Stk# 6779 I.MI Off By-Pass Rans0fl Exit Open SaL ~n 4PM Charles Town, WU (3IN] Weekdays 'tll sPa to GMAC credit a in lieu of most rebates. TRUCK TIRE R] S $58.95 S $59.95 ;SR 6 $84.95 [R s,z SALE 3 $29.95 0R13 $32.95 3 $34.95 0R13 $35.95 5 $39.95 SR14 $36.95 SR14 $37.95 SR1 5 $40.95 4 ' $40.95 S $42.95 5 $49.95 Cylinder ', INCLUDES: Flush & Cylinder Fi// Up To 2 Gallons finder Anti-Freeze. Basic Tune-Up. Balance & Rotate Tires' ~,Oil Change, Filter & Lube,A Check of Aft Fluids & Safety Check. Excludes Vans. [~ Must Present Coupon. Offer Expires 6/30100 C6~ii"ufEi~ WHEEL ALIGNMENT I Offer Expires 6/30/00 iiiim ;t North Street Charles Town, WV iamsburg, Va and Busch Gar- dens, he didn't think he would win But that's exactly what hap- pened! Now Vincent is looking for- ward to spending a wonderful week in Virginia. Summer Day Camp Jefferson County Parks and Recreation is offering an excellent summer camp program, open to ages 5-12, at Wright Denny School from June 12 through July 28, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Arts and crafts, games, sports, swimming, field trips and more are included in the activities. The cost is $40 a week. Registration can be done at the Parks and Rec office or Wright Denny. Children are to bring a bag lunch. Call 728-3207 for any ques- tions. Condolences Our heartfelt sympathy goes to the family of Carolyn O'Brien, who was such a nice person. My love and prayers go especially to my friend Natalie Miller, Carolyn's mom. May God bless and comfort all who knew and loved Carolyn Natalie Miller O'Brien. The Recipe Corner A cool salad for July, from Lu Morrow: Garden Pasta Salad 1 zucchini, sliced 1/4 inch thick; 1 yellow squash, sliced 1/4 inch thick; 1 green pepper, cut into lengthwise strips; 1/2 yellow pep- per, cut the same way; 2 carrots, peeled and sliced; 1/2 cup quar- tered mushrooms; 1 large red on- ion, sliced; 2 cups broccoli florets; 2 medium tomatoes, cut into eighths; 8 oz. retell/pasta, cooked and drained. (For a shortcut, some of veggies can be obtainea from stir-fry packs.) Mix everything and add salad dressing, recipe to follow: 3/4 cup oil; 1/2 cup vinegar; 1 T. lemon juice; 1 T. sugar; 1/2 t. black pep- per; 1/2 t. salt; 1/2 t. garlic powder. Shake well. Birthdays and Anniversaries Happy birthday to: Jonathan Bennett, Carl Dorf, June Huyett and George Quinn on July 1; ()wen Crewe, Harriet Doyle, Jean Dorsey, Bobby Jones, Michael Ott, Heather Pierson, Robert Slusher, Judy Webb, Peter Webb and Bambi Williams on July 2; Irmgard Baylor and Bill Kline on July 3; Chantz Breeden, John Miller and Sam Steed on July 4; Allison Howard, Bradley Littleton, Brittany Perdue and Charles Ranson, III on July 5; Helen Campbell, Jacob Craun, Barbara Evans, Hayley Marie Ray (2), and Sarah Whitacre on July 6. Anniversary congratulations to Charles and Doris Williams, mar- ried 54 years on July 3, and to Henry and Karen Christie on July 6. All for now; see you next time. Take care. Oh, yes, have a happy Fourth of July holiday! Athletes of the Year were named recently at Charles Town Middle/Junior High School. The winners are selected each year by Athletic Director Meredith Polen based on outstand- ing contribution to school sports. This year's female Athlete of the Year is ninth grade student Sherrvonne Jones. A member of the cheerleading squad, she also participated in track and field. The male Athlete of the Year is ninth grade student Darrel Dorsey. He was a member of the football team, the wrestling team and track and field team. Shown are, left to right, Sherrvonne Jones, Meredith Polen and Darrel Dorsey. * 2 Paint Booths All Insurance Work Welcome Rental Cars Available All Makes and Models All Work Guaranteed Computerized Estimate Serving the Tristate area for over 15 years. R 340 N. behind Alex Chevrolet 304-728-8444 exL 216 Open Mon. - FrL 8 a.m. - 5p.m. 2000 PLYMOUTH NEON SEDAN 2000 PLYMOUTH BREEZE 4-DOOR Forest green pearl coat, cloth seats, automatic Light cypress green pearl coat, premium cassette transmission, air. Stock #20246. and CD changer, automatic. Stock #20045. 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