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Beckley Register Herald (Newspaper) - December 5, 1999, Beckley, West Virginia Inside today Why they partly ride pm a t Cloudy cowboys i l highs in lower 60s infers topple be state 94-8 sports/3d us. A a mountaineers topple reaches out to adages Alcidie a svs/ao3 Register Heral Beckley West Virginia sunday december 5,1999 81.25 lotto inside today a news hotline 755-4400 a delivery problem Cali 255-4444 or 1-800-950-0250 ? 98226 1 i 1 1 1 i volume 120 number 149 bridge.4e Calendar 6e classified .6c-12c comics inside dear Abby. ,2e deaths.6 a history 6e horoscopes. .2e news of record 3a opinion 4 a sports. .1d-8d stocks. .2b-3b television. .7b weather. .10a Coal miners Christmas time to talk three year old Jordan grim of Beckley left dons a Coal miners hat saturday to Tell Santa what she wants for Christmas this year. Jordan was visiting the Beckley exhibition Coal mine during the appalachian Coal town Christmas festival. Christopher g. Tilley the Register Herald 2 Raleigh woman killed in two car Accident at Sophia Haga the historian Beckley woman spends a lifetime preserving the past by Neale r. Clark Register Herald reporter Pauline Hagar a love of local history goes Back to when she was a Little girl listening to bedtime stories told by her father Roy Davis. A every night before we went to bed my dad would Tell a Story and it would be a Good tale. He was a very Good storyteller a recalled Haga. A the would Tell me about the civil War and what his Grandfather did and my mom used to laugh and say a boy he can make them up a but when i got a Little older and got into genealogy and started to Trace my family i found out every one of those stories was Davis moved his family from Virginia when Haga was 8 months old settling in Wood Bay a Small Coal town on the winding Gulf near Mcalpin. She grew up in the coalfields noticing the changes beginning to occur in the Early 1950s because of mechanization of the mining process. A i regret that they did no to keep the Coal towns a she said. A if they had looked ahead they could have taken an old town like Tams and it would be the biggest in fifth Grade her interest in history led her to vie for the Golden Horseshoe the annual Competition based on knowledge of West Virginia history. A i won the High score but i did no to get to go to Charleston to accept the award a she recalled. A the teacher sent another student. It was the teachers pet. That always bothered me that i never got the Golden Horseshoe see Haga on Page 12a Home for Christmas Santa Waves from the front porch of one of the colonial houses at the Beckley exhibition Coal mine saturday part of the appalachian Coal town Christmas walk the plan Moorefield wins state record fourth straight title 29-13 welfare has its rewards $200 million goes to states for welfare Reform Progress my Morgan the Register Herald valiant Effort Seth Sedlock holding the most display the class a runner up trophy saturday night. Valuable player trophy for Fayetteville and Matt Smith see Story on Page do. By Laura Meckler associated press writer Washington a rewarding states where welfare recipients found and kept jobs president Clinton spread $200 million in Bonus Money saturday to West Virginia and 26 other states for doing More than simply cutting welfare Rolls. The president further refined what it Means to succeed in welfare Reform saying next years contest also will Reward states that get medical benefits and food Stamps to Low income families. He said states will be rewarded too when More children live in two Parent families. In his weekly radio address Clinton again trumpeted tumbling welfare Rolls announcing that the number of people collecting monthly checks is now less than half that of 1994. Fewer than 6.9 million people a about 2.5 million families a collected Aid in june. The welfare Bonus contest created by the 1996 welfare overhaul rewards states that move the most welfare recipients into jobs whether or not they leave the systems Rolls. States also Are rewarded when clients kept jobs for at least three months and receive higher wages. A most of the people who get jobs Are keeping them. They re getting raises and paying taxes and teaching their children to Honor the dignity of work a Clinton said. Each winners share of the $200 million this year is determined by the size of the states annual welfare appropriation from Washington. The Money is added to other welfare funds and is subject to see welfare on Page 12a Clinton a Raleigh county woman was killed saturday in a two car collision on Robert c. Byrd drive in Sophia police said. The Accident occurred about 12 15 . In the Lester Square shopping Center police said. The Raleigh county sheriffs department did not release the victims name or other details of the Accident including How Many other people were involved. Deputies said no charges had been filed and that the Accident remained under investigation. Robert c. Byrd drive through that area is four lanes and there is a traffic Light at the Entrance of the shopping Center. However it was unclear whether the Accident occurred at the intersection. Rick Barbero the Register Herald digging deep Haga in the Raleigh county Library a genealogy room. 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