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Beckley Register Herald (Newspaper) - December 12, 1999, Beckley, West Virginia 0 4 a a a if % inside today 1999 Heisman Page id fan Holiday photos of us learn How to avoid common mistakes Page in growing Cloudy highs in upper 40s Register Herald Beckley West Virginia sunday december 12,1999 $1.25 inside today lotto 7 98226 i i 11 i i volume 120 number 156 West Virginia daily 3 1-8-3 daily 4 5-8-1-3 Power Ball 6-10-31-47-48 Power Ball 29 Jackpot $47.4 million Cash 4 life 46-50-60-89 a a fanfare the state Champion Wyoming East football team Waves to fans at the annual Christmas Parade in downtown Mullens saturday. My Morgan the Register Herald willing to wage War Sandstone residents ready to fight Doh eps Roadway land seizure by Mannix Porterfield Register Herald reporter making your Good life Iven bitter Well 111 been Beckley arh s health and wellness program for adults 50 and Over $15 annual membership for More information Call 255-3566. Is Beckley Arm bridge.7e Calendar 6e classified .6c-12c comics inside dear Abby. ,4e deaths.6 a history 6e horoscopes. ,6e news of record 3a opinion 4 a sports. .1d-8d stocks. .2b-3b television. .7b weather. Haj arming up accompanied by playful yellow Labrador Cody in the Yard of her riverfront property landowner Sheila Davis ponders an All out Battle against the Federal governments bid to turn a 10-mile stretch of River Road into a Scenic Highway. Davis has enlisted a Battery of lawyers from out West if the government seeks to condemn land owned by her and 51 others in the Sandstone area. Scenic Highway Rick Barbero the Register Herald 2 plans Loretta Sanda takes in the panoramic View of the rambling new River in front of land she intends to retire to some Day with husband Art. They Are convinced they and others will prevail if the National Park service moves ahead with eminent Domain for a Scenic Highway. The new River Parkway authority wants to convert River Road into a Scenic one devoid of any and All structures. Sandstone a stashed inside the four drawers of a battleship Gray filing Cabinet in the living room of Sheila Davis Mobile Home Are jackets bulging with research on land grabbing Battles folks elsewhere Are waging with the Federal government. Before Long Davis must devote some of that file space to a private War not of her making. Already her internet equipped computer is humming scrolling up ammunition she and 51 other landowners Hope to use in court if the National Park service tries to Swallow their land for a Scenic Highway along the new River. A a in a angry but in a determined a says Davis. A a in a not going Down without a fight. A and i will keep them in every Federal court because i feel like they re not Only violating my inalienable rights under the Constitution they re also violating uses 421982 which states All people have the right to own inherit lease sell and convey their personal property and anyone who interferes under intimidation even color of Law is subject to severe Davis and her neighbors feel a sense of betrayal citing promises by the new River Parkway authority in its infancy that All it envisioned were improvements to a two Lane Road taking possibly Only a few feet of private land Here and there to Widen it. A that was the original idea a says Davis. A but now they re wanting to take everything you word came a few months ago from the West Virginia division of highways that in a a memorandum of understanding the Federal government sees a need to protect endangered species the wetlands and Scenic integrity of the site. Davis says the ups is merely using the Doh in a backdoor approach to seize land via eminent Domain a device originally intended Only for emergencies to Benefit the populace of a specific area. Just this week the Raleigh county commission voted at the Behest of a Parkway official to ask the Underwood administration to begin taking land. See seizure on Page was a United methodist Temple of Quot Dolly ladies work hard to make dolls Beautiful and children Happy by Audrey Schwitzer Lette Register Herald reporter some of them wet. Some cry. Some gurgle. Some say mama. One even has a Runny nose. And All of them require a Little bit of extra care and attention when it comes time to prepare them for adoption. The used dolls have no trouble getting plenty of attention from Marylee Torrico Reba Elkins Garnet Barber sue White Lillian Blankenship Ruth Justice Millie Francisco and Virginia Bolash. This year the United methodist Temple women scrubbed washed dressed and got More than 300 baby dolls looking their Best for the macs toy fund selection of used toys set for dec. 18. Families invited by the department of health and human resources will be Able to choose from them. See dolls on Page a of Southern West Virginia a Mem a v a a a a a amas�#1 Paul Corbit Brown the Register Herald labor of love left to right Lillian Blankenship Reba Elkins Marylee Torrico Garnet Barber and sue White at the methodist Temple surrounded by dolls ready for Christmas. A news hotline 255-4400� delivery problem Call 255 4444 or i 800 950 0250

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