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Beckley Register Herald (Newspaper) - August 31, 2015, Beckley, West Virginia Mount Hope Jubilee set for sept. 18-20 Region i 3ainsider leaves Alpha natural resources amid its bankruptcy state i Page Sathe fab five our weekly look at the area s top teams sports i Page in monday. August 31. 2015 Beckley West Virginia a single copy $1.00 Mobile Herald Hall eyes changes to school Calendar a Myca Paul Cline memorial youth sports Complex by Mary Catherine Brooks Wyoming county Bureau chief sen. Daniel mall is on a Mission to prevent West Virginia students from being stuck in classrooms during summer months. Hall a Wyoming wants a new Law that prevents school from beginning before labor Day and the school Calendar finished by memorial Day. He and sen. Jeff Mullins a Raleigh will introduce the new legislation Early in the upcoming legislative session. A kids Are done by memorial Day a Hall emphasized. A i done to care what expert in some White Tower says kids Are done by then a whether or not they Are in the classroom. That a the reality. A we can get Good Quality time in the classroom during this new time Frame this new policy will work a Hall said. A school kids should not be in the classroom in the summer a unless they choose to be. If they Are working on some Type of advancement or they be fallen behind and need that extra time in the classroom.,�?� Hall noted. A there Are so Many positives to this a added Frank Blackwell Wyoming county schools superintendent. A we could provide a great summer program. Our older students could have a summer Job if they wanted. A your Crews could make needed repairs and Complete other work in the summer. See Hall 7a Rick Barrero the Register Herald Jay Hist ceo of the Myca of Southern West Virginia stands on the new turf at Paul Cline stadium. Soccer players proud of world class stadium by Wendy Holdren Register Herald reporter Myca officials coaches and players agree that the Myca Paul Cline memorial youth sports Complex is now Home to one of the Best soccer Fields in the state. In just Over to weeks $1 million in renovations were completed at Paul Cline stadium including Fiel turf installation covered shelters new fencing and More. Players Are already seeing the benefits of Fiel turf a state of the Art playing surface with a synthetic material that mimics the qualities of grass. A they love it a said Steve Laraba Woodrow Wilson High school boys soccer head coach. A a they re proud of it. They want to go out and play on it and show it off. Its really neat to have something like that you re Able to play on a couple times a Woodrow Wilson boys and girls will Host Home soccer games there and Shady Spring and Independence High school teams will also have an Opportunity to play on the Field. A we now have the Best High school soccer stadium in the state without a Jay Rist ceo of the Myca of Southern West Virginia said the Field was previously filled with Patchy Rocky areas which could have increased the chances of injury. But now the main stadium Field is one of the Best in the state falling in line Only behind West Virginia University and Marshall University Fields Rist said. Many tournaments will be enhanced thanks to the renovations including the Little general Darrell Moore memorial soccer classic which is held Over mothers Day weekend each year the West Virginia soccer association state cup in May and the a Issac state High school tournament in november. Rist said he expects additional opportunities to arise from having the fifa certified playing Field. The project raised a grand total of $1.25 million thanks to a number of generous donors including the Cline family foundation s 3-to-l Matching Grant an Anonymous donation of $250,000 and an additional $250,000 from members of the Community. Also Over $17,000 was raised by the players club a group of former soccer players from the Myca and Woodrow Wilson soccer programs. See stadium 7a study unions Benefit women in the workforce by Daniel Tyson Register Herald reporter women Are making up a growing proportion of labor Union members As the movement finds Success in unionizing service industries which heavily employ females a new report found. The report also found that unionized women earn More than no unionized women in All states including West Virginia. Over the last 30 years women a Union membership has gone from 33 percent in 1984 to nearly 46 percent in 2014, according to a report the Union advantage for women released by the Institute for women a policy research. Overall in the Mountain state the number of working women who Are Union members is 11.7 percent slightly lower than the National average of 11.9 percent the Rem it it found. See unions 7a rafters expect a different ride As Gauley season nears by Sarah Plummer Register Herald reporter experienced Whitewater rafters preparing for the sept. 11 Gauley season push Oft May experience a different ride than years past. Industry experts say there Are significant changes in Rock formation to the class v rapid called heaven help you on the lower Gauley. Ace adventure resort chief of staff David passage said the rapid also called heavens Gate is known for two car size rocks about to feet apart just before a dangerous pour Over. Thu right a a Gate is now gone and it l k is like its broken off. A those of us who have seen the River in High and Low water know what to expect and there Are very rarely any changes in rapid formation Quot he explained. A the last significant change of this size was in 1985 when the cheat River had a 500-year flood that completely rearranged the Northern there were minor changes during 2001 flt skiing events but the missing Boulder is a big change. Register Herm o file photo a kayaker yells with glee As he paddles Down the Gauley River on opening Day of the 2014 season. A then is no reason to indicate this Chiu Ige will pose a bigger risk or Hazard. Its just a very different Nde for those who arc experienced Quot he add Tel. Over the six weeks that comprise some of the Best Whitewater rafting in America . Army corps of engineers Huntington District will release a total of 43.5 billion Gallons of water from Summersville Lake confirmed Bryse Carmichael senior water management specialist. See Gauley 7a weather 7 "7 8 j j 6 222- volume 136 number 71 partly sunny with 30 Chance of rain High to do a 62 i h i Ai in. 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