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November 13, 2008

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SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE - Thursday, November 13, 2008 15 876-6845 Alexandra Beaulieu an em- ployee at the Kearneysville Bank of Charles Town admired the table display the Evergreen 4-H club set up in the bank lobby to kick off National 4-H Week. Shown on the right is Sarah Welsh, a first year mem- ber of the club. Displayed was the club scrapbook, conserva- tion book, conservation award from the State of West Virgin- ia and Sarah's poster promot- ing "How do you fit into the 4-H Puzzle?" Jefferson County 4-H Achievement Awards There were no red carpet and bright lights Monday evening for the annual Jefferson Coun- ty 4-H Awards help at Wright Denny School; however, the au- ditorium was ablaze with an- ticipation on who will receive top awards. All the young 4- H members in the county are winners in one way or anoth- er and are to be congratulated on taking part of this excellent youth organization. A capacity crowd was on hand to congrat- ulate the many winners in the county for all 4-H Clubs. The community's local Blue Rib- bon Evergreen 4-H Club shined brightly with the following mentioned winners. Congratulations go to: Megan Sheehan for Self Determined; Logan Dunbar for This Is 4-H; Katie Wolf, Katie Dunbar and Amanda Smith for Poultry and Rabbit; Nelson Wolf, Aman- da Smith and Katie Wolf for Goats; Katie Dunbar, Breanne DeGrave, Amanda Smith, Lo- gan Dunbar and Katie Wolf for Pet, Dog, Cat and Vet Science and Amanda Smith for Eco- Wonders. Katie Wolf for Horse 1. The top awards are based on the scores from their project book and activity sheets. In addition to members, lead- ers were also honored. How How to Sheila Dunbar for being a first year pin winner; Pame- la Smith for 15 years and Patt Welsh for 30 years. Evergreen honored helpers were Toni Mil- bourne and Rhonda Walls. Another honor bestowed on the club Organizational Lead- er Pamela Smith was named as Jefferson County 2008 Out- standing Leader. She received a beautiful engraved award. The program also mentioned other recognition to State Photo and Poster Contest winners Katie Wolf, Maggie Milbourne and Katie Dunbar. Logan Dunbar's name was listed in the program for this awarding winning Blue Ribbon project presentation held at West Virginia Univer- sity. A special thanks to Mistress report. of Ceremonies Rachel Rawn Congratulations to J and Pa- from the Bakerton Country tricia Knighten on their No- Roads 4-H Club and to Jane vember 6th wedding anniver- Tabb. Program Assistant at the sary. My husband Wally and I extension office for keeping the will celebrate our "48th" anni- evening running smoothly and versary on November 25th. to Deanna Thorsell for taking Kearneysville Resident pictures with the county CEO Passes Away clubs for providing refresh- Condolences to the family ments. Yes, it proved to be a and friends of Frances Miller memorable evening. A special on her passing this past week. recognition was given to former The Miller family is very prom- county 4-H agent Shanna Nico- inent in the community. She demus for the past five years will be sorely missed. serving the 4-H boys and girls, Christmas Story parents, and others in the 4-H Now that November is upon program. She is sorely missed, us, youngsters are saying to November Birthdays their parents, "next month is Folks celebrating November Christmas". birthdays have the Topaz as With this comes to mind the birthstone and the flower for Welsh family favorite movie the month is the Chrysanthe- The Christmas Story. It is a mum and some say Orchid. If tradition to watch the continu- you see any of these folks out ing marathon movie on Christ- and about stop and wish them mas Eve and morning as the a Happy Birthday. Madison family eats Christmas brunch. Adams celebrated on the 5th; My two sons now 39 and 34 are Gary Walsh. Amanda Hazy and still infatuated with the mov- Libby Potter celebrate birth- ie and passed it along to their days on the 7th; Allen Russell children. As I glanced through on the 8th; Elizabeth Diggs falls my 1941 Remember When on the 10th; Denise Stuck on booklet, one of the full page ad- the 15th with Jarrett Collis cel- vertisements caught my eye. ebrating on the 16th. Emanu- You could buy the famous 1000- el Jones falls on the 30th. Only shot RED RYDER Daisy Pump two November Anniversaries to Repeater, King of all Air Rifles A hearty "thank you,' to the 9,500 plus (a record) residents of the 57th Delegate District who voted on November 4th and before. Also, thanks for choosing to continue having me as your delegate to Charleston. $6 minimum donation requested Children under 12 yrs. $3.00 Carry-Outs. $6.00 (Carry-Out Tickets Available at Door) 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a,m. Serving: pancakes, sausage and gravy, scrambled eggs, fried potatoes, coffee, orange juice, iced tea and milk. United Methodist Church FROM Rt. 9 - Turn onto Kabletown Road south 4 miles. Church is on right. FROM Rt. 340 - Turn onto Meyerstown Road east. Go 2-1/2 miles. Turn left onto Kabletown Road. Go 1/2 mile. Church is on left. Paid for by the Elect Snyder Comm. Herb Snyder, Treas. for $4.50 and a lesser model for cal organizations held wreath only $2.95. In the movie Ral- laying at cemeteries and monu- phy asked Santa for one of the ments with local churches hon- rifles which becomes one of the oring all veterans. The Grace highest story lines through- Reformed United Church of out. Echoing through the de- Christ recognized all the veter- partment store Santa tells Ral- ans in attendance. I was hon- phy, "you'll shoot your eye out". ored to have five brothers serve Yes, everyone has a favorite in the military and my mother Christmas movie; however The had the honor of riding in dif- Christmas Story will always ferent parades in my hometown be the one in the Welsh house- proudly wearing her white hat hold. Let me know what your with five gold stars represent- favorite Christmas and or holi- ing her five sons. day movie is. Leaving you with this Veterans Day thought: Writer Bill Vaughn November 11 was designat- quoted: As a nation, we are ed to celebrate Veterans Day to dedicated to keeping physically honor all the men and women fit--and parking as close to the in our armed forces from all the stadium as possible. past wars and peace time. Lo- That's all this week. from lay Watson I would like to thank everyone for their support during my campaign over the past year. I ask each and every citizen to continue supporting our great Sheriff's Department which is staffed with trained, dedicated professionals. Paid for by the campaign to erect Jay Watson, Julie DeHaven, treasurer. 25th Annual : KRIS KRINGLE November 22 & 23, 2008 ' 9AM PM Formerly held a{the Cleon Conventi n Center Now at NEW LOCATION: Hager own Community College :::: :: Hagerstown, MD Show features: 230 Quality Craft Vendors, Wider Aisles, Larger Floor and Booth Space, Better Shopping Experience. Free Golf Cart Shuttle. Free Shopping Bags to First 10,000 Shoppers! FREE ADMISSION- FREE PARKING Please bring along a non-perishable food donation for Christmas Baskets for me needy and/or a new toy for the underprivileged children. Longaberger Basket Raffle & Candle Sale to benefit Hospice of Washington County, Inc. Vendor Information Call 301-582-1233. ~ii!i!i!i~ :~!;!~ :!~!~!~!~ ~!~!~!~ My family and I wouM like to thank everyone who supported me in my campaign to win the County Commission seat from the Kableto n District. I am very grateful for your help, encouragement and support throughout my campaign. Paid for by the Committee to Elect N01and Commissioner, Donald N01and, Treasurer ! i