By Alvin Engelke|
Area residents had their biological clocks fouled up again by an
government that requires an official time change for the benefit of
There will be a benefit auction Saturday, April 7 starting at 6 P. M.
at the Creston
Community Building. Everyone is invited to come spend the evening,
have some fun.
search for some bargains including yummy cheese, candy and pepperoni,
Proceeds go to maintain the community building.
Herschel Nutter, Sr., age 74, passed away after an extended illness.
A Creston native
who worked for the highway department, he returned to spend his last
Mildred Boice Nolan McVey, age 89, of Parkersburg passed away in a
She was born in Creston January 7, 1912 and was a daughter of the late
Rev. Robert Stanley filled his regular appointment at the Burning
Springs M. E.
church. On Easter Sunday he will be there at 8 A. M. for a special
school, that morning, will be right after the Easter service.
Ralph Cunningham and son were calling on Mr. and Mrs. Ray Cunningham.
reported that it had been years since Ralph last visited.
Local residents were a little worried when they heard about the big
jail break down at
the Hotel Shoveront early Saturday morning. The four desperadoes were
have beat up Lloyd Mullinex before stealing a car and leaving town.
The getaway car
was said to have been found abandoned on Mayberry. Details about how
sprang have not been released.
C. Glen Arthur was transferred to a Charleston hospital for scheduled
surgery on Wednesday.
S. R. Lynch was attending to business in Elizabeth, Palestine, Reedy
and Spencer one
day last week Then another day he helped bury gas lines.
Nancy Engelke spent the weekend visiting family in North Carolina.
Euell Russell attended a gospel sing at the senior center in
The old log Rose Hill church at the head of Beaver Dam is now only a
pile of scrap
wood. The fine hewed logs were last seen on a truck with an upscale
down I-77 just north of Charleston. Such structures fetch big bucks
in the upscale
sections of the country. An old barn that was a local landmark was
torn down and
taken to the eastern panhandle and it was reported that some old
buildings were taken
down and shipped to California. Generally the price of old lumber,
etc. is much higher
than what one would pay for new wood.
The price of local crude oil fell $1.50/bbl to $22.25 last week
reflecting the volatile
market and the announcement that a vast amount had been imported from
Terry Pegula's East Resources continues to drill good shale wells in
the Brohard field
with the J. C. Hays coming in as a natural making both gas and oil.
Drilling is in
progress in Calhoun County and Columbia was at 9800' on the Hensley
well on Canoe
in Roane County. It was reported that operations had started on one
of the deep wells
in northern Jackson County.
Local residents remain concerned about the doings down at the mouth
of Elk River.
First there were those who wanted to lay a big tax on snuff, plug,
twist, etc. and then
they wanted to help out the gambling industry, etc. Now the Clinton
operatives in the
EPA wanted to ban muddy streams which in a clay landscape is
impossible and all this
was with Sunday hunting. Seems some of the Loganites want to make
going into the
woods a hazard 7 days a week during hunting season.
The weight crew caught some of the fellows who tore up the road
Creston to Spencer. Neighboring states have frost laws to prevent the
damage that was
done but powerful forces in this state want others to provide for them
inconvenience on their part.
One local fellow said the other day that it never looked so good for
this part of W. Va.
and the cattle business, at least as long as no one imports stuff from
areas. Although there is a vaccine against hoof and mouth disease, it
someone, somewhere decided they didn't want to use it as they would
all the cattle, sheep, goats and pigs in specific areas. It may also
be a good year to
raise lots of beans, crowder peas and other protein rich foods.
Mark Rich has been back in the news. The most famous pardonee had a
little bad luck
the other day when one of his flunkies was caught trying to sneak $1.4
million in cash
into England "for legitimate purposes". Also he helped set up the
"behind the scenes
government" with KGB officers in the USSR before "the end of the cold
is/was a major player on the W. Va. scene.
Jonathan Tedrick was attending to business in Creston doing some
The Great Pifu noted that he would get revenge.
Jennifer McVey proved again that she makes fine chocolate chip
cookies which were
washed down with quality Full's Fork milk The local road crew was
with two boxes of doughnuts.
April Fool's day came and it may be a few days before it is known who
pulled off the
best one. It was learned that Hillary had 60 interns in her New York
Auction Saturday April 7 starting at 6 P. M. at the Creston Community
Tools, miscellaneous items, cheese, candy, grab bags, 50/50. Everyone
Details contact Donna Sue at 275-3202. Bobby Ray Starcher 890-01.