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Beckley Register Herald (Newspaper) - May 25, 2015, Beckley, West Virginia Registe monday May 25, 2015 Heral Beckley West Virginia 4 single copy $1.00 Mobile Register Herald Register Herald dedication ceremony a Etc report Beckley ranked ninth for id theft by Daniel Tyson Register Herald reporter the Beckley metropolitan statistical area has the ninth highest rate per capita of identity theft related complaints countrywide according to a recent Federal Trade commission study. For context the Eastern Panhandle of the state which is included in Ute Washington d.c., metropolitan statistical area ranked 40th in id theft complaints the study found. In 2013, Ute latest staus tics available More than 1,100 West virginians reported having their Iden Uty stolen according to the study. The study caught the attention of attorney general Patrick Morrisey who is now warning West Vii indians to practice caution when giving out social Security numbers and other vital information that thieves can use to steal an Iden Uty. The attorney general a Eastern Panhandle consumer Protection office was recently contacted by a consumer who claimed a person posing As a direct employee called to verify the account. The woman was asked to provide the last four digits of her social Security number the customer did not provide her last four digits instead she contacted direct which told her the Call was a scam. A scammers can by very convincing and appear helpful and kind Quot Morrisey said in a press release. A we urge people to use caution any time someone Calls out of the Blue and asks for personal private see id theft 10a Fayetteville unveils new soldiers memorial by Daniel Tyson Register Herald reporter Fayetteville a under azure skies the Long solemn notes of a single Bugle sounded. Men who were once Brave and Young Rose unsteadily from their chairs even with the help of family members. Soldiers who saw carnage on unspeakable Scales stood with tears in their eyes As the Bugle played a taps in remembrance of the 1.3 million men and women who died fighting for the United states since the american revolutionary War. These former military members looked with Pride at a newly unveiled Lafayette Huse veterans memorial dedicated to All the men and women who honorable served from Fayette county. More than 300 names Are listed. After the Dirge scores of soldiers made their Way to the memorial. Men from world War ii a sadly All the soldiers from world War i had passed away a Vietnam and the various persian Gulf wars stood looking for their buddies names. The memorial five years in the making lists the prisoners of War killed in action missing in action and those soldiers who served honorable from Fayette county. For 89-year-old Jim Grose the memorial is an Honor. At 19 Grose raised on a farm in Fayette county was shipped to France and then transported to Germany. He remembers crossing the Rhine River a bit nervous to Stop the nazis. A it Wasny to very Good Quot he said of the War actually he said the lesson world War ii should have taught the world is that a it should never happen within 28 Days of his March 1946 discharge Grose married and started work at a factory where he retire to years later. But More than six decades later Grose still remembers the carnage he saw. A in fact i think about it every night Quot he said. See memorial. 10a Miao Dave the Register Herald Moderator Paul Blake at podium of Fayetteville american legion poet 149, Speaks moments after the cover is pulled off unveiling the Brand new Lafayette Huse veterans memorial during a ceremony at the City a town Park sunday afternoon. Baa related photos on Page 7a. Travelling display stops at Bluestone Lake to educate Public on importance of water safety by Daniel Tyson Register Herald reporter Hinton a seven year old Caleb Hatfield is a Quick learner. Within minutes sunday the Pineville native was telling people the importance of wearing a life jacket when near or in the water. A safety is something important. You need to Wear your life jacket All the time when out in a boat Quot he said. Caleb whose Summers Are spent in Bluestone Lake loves water activities and whenever he is boating wears a life jacket he said. A it saves lives a he said. That is the message the National Park service and the us. Corps of engineers want water enthusiasts to know and follow. Over the weekend about 600 people stopped by the National Park service and corps of engineers travelling water safety display at Bluestone Lake for the sixth annual water safety weekend. Park rangers were on hand to answer questions hand out pamphlets and give away free life jackets to children. A free to shirt was Given to those of All Ages already wearing a life jacket. Park Ranger Rudy Paugh said the event is held annually at the Start of the summer to stress the importance of water safety and educate those who May be unaware of the importance of life jackets. Each year there Are about 4,000 boating accidents and 610 drownings nationally said a ugh a a we a rather Tell you about safety than fish you out of the Lake Quot he said. On Bluestone Lake boaters Jet skiers swimmers and More were soaking up the Sun sunday As calming Waves lapped against the store. More than 50 vehicles mostly trucks with boat haulers attached were parked along the Lake. Cindy Garrison of Summersville Saki for her family summer begins on memorial Day weekend. Each weekend after until labor Day her family is at either Bluestone i Ake or Myrtke Beach a we taught our children to respect the water a she sum. If her children now College students swim they still swim in pairs and on boats they Wear Bright Orange life jackets she said. A Knock in Wood we never had a bad situation with the water Quot Garrison said. Hinton s Ken Dirks said he respects the water now but in his wild Days a several years ago a the water was something to be conquered on West Virginia summer Days. See water safety 10a Mao Davis ii Register Herald Pino Vino residents Caleb Hatfield 7, and his Mother Theresa get a laugh out of a Coreys the corps boat s spinning antics while 1-year-old Raleigh still Isnit so sure about him during the National Park service s water safety festival sunday afternoon at Bluestone Lake. 9822b 22221 volume 135 number 338 weather partly Cloudy High to Low 61. Detail Page 10a inside today a 7b Homo scores 68 calendars us stoc 6a cd Mikewo 88128 or Mon. 4a comics 68 Rollins thu nor. 2a dear Abby 78 Brot 1868 Deams it a in a halon 3a a a television 7b Pom of Alif Ico Boyers 790 allowance 3934 Robert c. Byrd Orlovs a sudsy by Tim pm Arf mat Ort c Sims 4 of Rny a 0� monday Friday 9 00 am 9 00 pm sunday i of pm 9 00 pm for qualified buyers 1,990 allowance it Wil Tad a news hotline 304-255-4400 a to subscribe Call 304-2s5-4444 or s00-9s0-02s0

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