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Bluefield Daily Telegraph (Newspaper) - December 5, 1999, Bluefield, West Virginia Sports c-1 increasing cloudiness highs in lower 60s weather a-10 West Virginia Virginia High school playoffs Bluefield state by Concord hoop action , december 5, 1999 woo tech Accident kills Man Christmas on Parade Little Jimmie Campaign still needs $10,000 from the opening to a shredder Chipper machine according to Robert Youther assistant chief of the Rescue squad. Youther said a conveyor Belt in that Section of the Plant carries Wood scraps into the shredder Chipper then on through a network of pipes and into a storage silo. Youther said he and squad chief Eddie Paschall opened the shredder and a we realized there was no life left in the emergency medical personnel from the squad As Well As members of the Bluefield va., Volunteer fire department remained at the scene for several hours by Bill Archer of the daily Telegraph staff contributions to the 83rd annual Community Christmas Tyee picked up a bit saturday. Donations for the Day came to $505, bringing the total thus far this year to $1,805. Because of the a Little Jimmie Campaign hundreds of local and area youngsters a who might not otherwise know the Joy of Christ Mas Are Given gift bags of toys Candy and other items including a Book. The goal for the program this year is $12,000. There still is plenty of time for those who wish to contribute. The big party for the kids this year is set for dec. 23 at the Bluefield City auditorium on stadium drive. The fun gets under Way at 12 30 . And continues through 3 . Last year the Campaign served More than 700 youngsters. Falls Mills a. A an Industrial Accident Early saturday morning at an area Wood processing Plant claimed the life of a Mercer county Man marking the second fatality at the Plant in four months. Jason Richardson 20, of Princeton was pronounced dead at the scene of the Accident that took place at the woo tech Plant on route 102 in Falls Mills a. The Bluefield Rescue squad was called to the scene of the Accident at 4 40 . The victim was apparently attempting to Clear Wood scraps woo tech a-6 salvation army sees merger As a great Opportunity saturdays route of Christmas parades wound from angelic Bramwell to Tazewell a Herd of Reindeer to Montcalm where its his school band marched by. Staff photos by Eric Dinovo All Bluefield programs will continue As currently scheduled except for discontinuing the religious services. Transportation will be provided to Princeton for the services there. Reporting a decline in attendance at the Bluefield religious services Whiten said salvation army officials decided to lower overhead and still provide the same programs through consolidation. A the army tries to keep every Dollar it can in programs for people a he said adding the Cost of having an officer in Bluefield has been subsidized in the past but the need to lower operational costs dictated the action. He said he expects the Only changes at Bluefield will be the absence of an officer in the Bluefield building and the relocation of the religious services to Princeton. An onsite program manager will be named for Bluefield and capt. Julie Whiten will share duties with him at both places. A one real positive thing about this action is it will merge the boards together into one Mercer county salvation army Board a he said. A we have a great Opportunity in merging. We can take the by Barbara Hawkins of the daily Telegraph staff Princeton a a the whole idea of consolidation of the Princeton and Bluefield salvation army units is to afford to continue to provide All the services that currently exist in both capt. Charles Whiten who will become commanding officer of salvation army that statement of As he looked my ahead to a new Jil pm Challenge in his said he Hopes not Only to keep Whiten the same services in each Community but also to make expansions of programs in both locations. Whiten said the reason for the consolidation is simply finances. The Captain with his wife capt. Julie Whiten leads a Strong program in Princeton where they have plans to expand the physical Plant. He will take Over the leadership of both programs in january when the boards will be combined. Saturdays contributions in Loving memory of James e. Vanhoozier.$50.00 in Loving memory of James e. Vanhoozier.50.00 in Loving memory of Matt Turner. 50.00 Lauren and Emily pack. 25.00 Brian Stephanie amp Larken mckinney.50.00 Nancy Liuzzo Dean Holbrook. 25.00 in memory of Jeffrey Edward shott.50.00 in memory of Georgia Powers Hyatt by or. Amp mrs. Clarence powers.5.00 Robert amp Faye cregger.200.00 total.$505.00 previous total $1.300.00 total to Date $1,805.00 merger a-6 accidents kill three by Chelyan Davis of the daily Telegraph staff Welch a a Maybeury Man was killed in a traffic Accident saturday afternoon. William f. Brown 18, of Maybeury died As a result of the Accident. West Virginia state police troopers Charlie Mckenzie and Jason Cooper investigated the Accident but could not be reached to provide further details. Tvo men one from Wytheville va., were killed Early saturday morning when their vehicle struck a tree in Pulaski. Daniel Kenneth King 43, of Wytheville the Driver was pronounced dead at 1 10 . At Roanoke memorial Hospital according to a Virginia state police report. His passenger Kyle Edward Hornbarger 46, of Dublin died at the scene. According to state police King was driving a 1988 Ford Thunder Bird at 11 30 . Friday at the accidents a-6 these Days students grow up on computers by Chelyan Davis of the daily Telegraph staff Bluefield a in the computer lab 30 people sit before glowing screens. They Type. They get into and out of programs and Click the mouse to drag items on the screen. One boasts of his ability to install programs. They discuss the internet. They re fourth graders. In a nearby room three people go to computers and quickly bring up three different programs to show a visitor. They too Type words and use the mouse to move icons on the screen. They re first graders. The rapidly evolving world of cyberspace and technology has changed the Little red school House forever. No longer is it enough to learn Reading writing and arithmetic a now even the youngest students also learn keyboarding How to run computer programs use of the mouse and More. Back in the computer lab at Whitethorn elementary school teacher David Williams fourth Grade class is having a language lesson. Click. They open a file. Click. They log into a spelling program. Click. They try to choose the right word to Complete a sentence. This Isnit your fathers spelling class. Computer technology has advanced so quickly in recent years and become so prevalent that it has had a profound Impact on the tools used computers a-6 7 "25575 lotteries West Virginia daily 3.5-2-9 daily 4.5-5-7-2 Virginia Day pick 3.2-1-4 a pick 4.s-2-9-7 circulation 327-2802 Fopma in Job ii us with Hoik studio a Massage. 0 so color precision cuts manicures a perms news room 327-2811 facials pedicures. A a Jill Salon it 313 Locust Street Princeton we 304 425-7709 Index. Also. Business.c-6 while Arnold Schwarzenegger Salter Rigacci fish n-1 ego in his latest flick does Battle with satan on new years eve the megastar is coal.c-7 planning a More sedate Way of ushering in 2000. The 52-year-old action hero said he in nov cd would be at his second Horr get in Sun . Ley Idaho skiing with his four children and obituaries.a-2 friends. A Send of Days is Schwa Zeneg opinion.a-4 germs first film in two years after the actor Snurr p-1 underwent major heart surgery to repair faulty valves. Quot i wanted to come Back with stocks.c-9 a movie that a big with a big Al advertising 327-2816

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