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Bluefield Daily Telegraph (Newspaper) - May 20, 1983, Bluefield, West Virginia Bluefield daily Telegraph Friday May 20, 1983 s he Kii la rut bulletin boards is a dirty a advisory committee member says jurors report jurors serving the Mercer county circuit court Are scheduled to report for duty again on monday at 9 30 an. In the courtroom of judge William o. Bivensjr. Dinner plans have been announced for the 9th annual Region i planning and development Council dinner to be held on june 15 at Pipestem state Park. The dinner will be an outside Barbecue featuring a a pig roast slated to begin at 6 30 . Bland food cheese and butter distribution for Bland county will be the week of May 23 through 27 or As Long As the Supply lasts at the exhibit building on the Bland Fairground from 9 . To 5 . Persons wishing to receive these commodities must have a commodity card in their Possession. These cards May be picked up at the Bland county department of social services any week Day Between 8 15 . And 5 . Now until the Date of distribution. Cards will also be available in the exhibit building the week of distribution. Meeting scheduled the military order of the purple heart of the United states Southern West Virginia chapter 430, and auxiliary will have its regularly monthly meeting at the memorial building in Princeton on May 24 at 7 . Members Are urged to attend and to assist in finalizing plans for the annual department convention to be held in Princeton on june 10-12. Restrictions the state department of highways has announced the following restrictions on the below listed state maintained Bridges Mcdowell county 29 spanning Elkhorn Creek near Kimball 12 tons. Mercer county 38-5 Span receives degree a William Claude Bird son of or. And mrs. Ralph s. Bird of Matoaka recently received a doctor of Medicine degree from the West Virginia University school of Medicine. A graduate of Matoaka High school or. Bird completed his undergraduate work at Bluefield state College. He is married to the former Deidre Rose of Bluefield and is the father of one daughter Deidre. He is a grandson of mrs. M. D. Williams of Matoaka and has been accepted at the West Virginia University Hospital for his first year residency. Ning East River near Ingleside 14 tons. These restrictions have been posted to prevent serious damage or destruction from occurring to the Bridges when used by overweight vehicles. The Bridges Are structurally sound in design and Safe to travel when the restrictions Are observed. Also restrictions have been removed on Mcdowell 3-1 spanning Greenbrier Fork near Panther which now conforms to the Load limits of the Roadway. Rodeo the run Rodeo inc. Will have a Rodeo two Miles East of Honaker va., in the Gardner Community on saturday june 4, at 7 . And on sunday june 5, at 2 . There will be Bull Riding Saddle broncs Barrell ratings bareback real cowboys kids events and a Rodeo Clown. Gates will be open on saturday at 4 . And sunday at noon. Sponsored by the Honaker Lions club admission is $5 for adults and $3 for children. Horse show the Southwest Virginia horsemen a association will sponsor the annual Wytheville va., horse show beginning at 7 . On thursday May 26 and continuing through May 28. Shows also begin at 10 . And 7 . On Friday May 27 and 10 ., 2 . And 6 . On sunday May 28. $9,000 in Cash and trophies will be awarded. Gop convention the Buchanan county Republican mass meeting or nomination convention to nominate candidates for the Board of supervisors and the constitutional offices will be held june 11, at 1 . At the Grundy senior High school according to party spokesman Gary Rose. Open House Pipestem state Park is having its annual open House on sunday May 29 to make the Public aware of the facilities and other attractions available. There will be exhibits in the Terrace room featuring a number of state organizations schools and businesses. Open House is scheduled from noon to 6 . And there will be free Popcorn balloons and refreshments. Other activities include performances the band a night sky a and Square dancing in the Cardinal room. Tours and free Tram tickets will be provided. Increased survival in 1950, Wilms tumor of the kidney usually found in children had less them 25 percent survival two years after treatment. The american cancer society Bays that the survival rate now approaches 85 percent. By Jim Gilreath daily Telegraph staff writer Princeton a member of the Mercer county school advisory committee told the Mercer county Board of education thursday night that Bluefield High school is a dirty Quot and in need of maintenance work. Bill Calfee of Green Valley said he went to the school during March following complaints from several parents of bus students. A no one remembers when the building has been painted a he said a and no one remembers when the floors were Calfee said he visited the school with Arnin Stative assistant superintendent Howard Harvey on March 8 and found Many inoperable commodes in the restroom a skylight which had been broken for More than a year and generally dirty conditions. A i was told that the skylight would take $450 to fix and that the Board did no to have the Money to do the Job a Calfee said. A if you done to have the Money to fix something like that you have the Money to make improvements to the football Calfee says he was in favor of a a punishing students who deliberately dirtied the school. A if we done to do some punishing the new schools being built in the county will deteriorate at twice the rate the buildings did when i was at Bluefield High 20 years a a in a in favor of the school forfeiting its first football game if the students can to keep the restrooms clean a Calfee said. Miner can keep overpayment St. Cloud Fla. Apr a 57-year-old former Coal Miner suffering from Black lung disease can keep nearly $7,000 in social Security benefits that were mistakenly paid him but officials say his Case does not affect 9,500 other victims of the disease who also received overpayment. Andy Clark was notified in a letter from . Sen. I Aston Chiles a Lakeland that he does not have to reimburse the government for the overpayment which occurred during a 2vfc-year period. Chiles whose office helped Clark argue his Case also informed Clark that he will be reimbursed for the two months last year that the social Security administration Cut off his monthly Benefit checks As a Way of collecting the overpayment. The ruling in Clarks Case based on his financial status does not affect the cases of about 9,500 other Black lung victims who also received overpayment during the same period. Sea representative named David b. Burnette of Bluefield has been elected student government association sea representative of the Junior class of the West Virginia school of osteopathic Medicine. Burnette is entering his third year of Post graduate study at Wysom. Upon completion of we some a four year program he will receive a doctor of osteopathy degree. A graduate of mid South Christian College Burnette has a . Degree in theology. He is the son of or. And mrs. Brad Burnette of Bluefield. Galbraith to inc. Superb a Salem a Days Sylvania color to Sylvania super set �?�25�?o Diagonal dark Lite Quot 100 Black matrix picture tube �?�gt-2000 Quot Chassis with comb filter a it Matic Quot self adjusting color system plea. Model clb278a Micro computer tuning with favorite station scan room Light Monitor 5-year picture tube warranty Why should you buy color to from a servicing dealer ask the Man who did t. Galbraith to inc 1320 stadium drive Bluefield. . 327-8668 the advisory committee member also said he found no toilet paper or soap in the restrooms. A we need preventive maintenance at the school a he said adding that he has agreed to donate the paint necessary for the inside of the building. Quot i talked to Bluefield High school principal Mike Kessinger and he said half his faculty would help with the project a Calfee said. Board member Harold Brewster said Libby Price and Robert Bailey Are now conducting a study concerning preventive maintenance of the county solder school buildings and will present a written Long Range maintenance to the Board sometime in the future. A we Are really concerned about some of the older buildings a a said Board member Jim Oxley. A Many of the state cutbacks have come out of our maintenance funds. We Hope to paint Many of our buildings this Calfee said he would attend future Board meetings to further discuss the situation at Bluefield High school. On another matter. Advisory Board member Eva Easley told the Board that the advisory group has recommended the establishment of a county wide policy concerning truancy and a enforce these attendance Laws through an Active role by the county attendance officer and county mrs. Easley said the proposed action hopefully would Lead to the separation of the attendance and exemption policy for secondary schols. The county a current policy is that any secondary student who misses five Days or less during a semester will be exempt from All but one semester exam. Mrs. Easley noted that the Board of education in March requested the advisory body to look into the policy a we strongly feel that the regulation should be changed and that exemption from exams not be based on attendance but on Grade level Quot she said. In other action the Board a honoured six Mercer county students who have been named knights of the Golden Horseshoe for cd Wellance in West Virginia studies. Honoured were Jan Brunner Chris Diamondidis David Jonas Thomas l. Miller William Spivey of Bluefield Junior High school and Roy Williams an eighth Grade student at Matoaka. A recognized students Amanda Hetzel of Bluefield High school and Wiley of Spanishburg High school for their achievements in a National journalism contest. 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