www.wvgazette.com http://www.wvgazette.com Gazette archive feed en-us Copyright 2014, Charleston Newspapers, Charleston, WV Newspapers Funerals for: November 10, 2014 http://www.wvgazette.com/article/20141110/OBIT01/311109979 OBIT01 http://www.wvgazette.com/article/20141110/OBIT01/311109979 Mon, 10 Nov 2014 00:02:54 -0500 Campbell, Carol 1 p.m., Restlawn Memory Gardens, Chapel of Rest Mausoleum, Victor.


Carter, Robert 2 p.m., Younger Hollow Cemetery, Campbells Creek.


Harkless, Arthur P. 10 a.m., Donel C. Kinnard Memorial State Veterans Cemetery, Dunbar.


Johnson, Elvin 1 p.m., Cooke Funeral Home Chapel, Cedar Grove.


Lawrence, Hilda F. 1 p.m., Taylor


Strode, Lois 2 p.m., Casdorph and Curry Funeral Home, St. Albans.


Tully, Thomas 2 p.m., Gatens


Wymer, Bernard 1 p.m., Richard M. Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway.

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Barbara Ruth Ayers http://www.wvgazette.com/article/20141110/OBIT/311109982 OBIT http://www.wvgazette.com/article/20141110/OBIT/311109982 Mon, 10 Nov 2014 00:02:49 -0500 Barbara Ruth Ayers, 79, of Cowen, died Nov. 8, 2014. Service will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11, at Trinity United Methodist Church, Cowen. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 10, at Morris Funeral Home, Cowen.

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Delcie Burdette http://www.wvgazette.com/article/20141110/OBIT/311109994 OBIT http://www.wvgazette.com/article/20141110/OBIT/311109994 Mon, 10 Nov 2014 00:02:28 -0500 Delcie Othel Burdette, 90, of Procious, passed away Saturday, November 8, 2014, at home, after a long illness.

Othel was the daughter of the late John Franklin and Maggie Bell (Shamblin) Davis. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Chester Arthur Burdette, Sr., December 17, 1980; sisters, Addie Davis Bragg and Pearl Davis; brothers, Herbert, Lloyd, Cecil, Clarence, Burley (Ray) and Lawrence (Larry) Davis.

She was a member of the Liberty Advent Church, where she worked in many capacities including Sunday School Teacher. She was also in the ladies auxiliary, Alpha Deta Kappa, life member of NEA and WVEA and a member of the Clay County Health Board. She also taught elementary school in various schools in Kanawha and Clay counties for 35 years.

Othel is survived by her daughters, Betty Robinson of Clendenin and Doris (Herman) McKown of Newton; sons, Arthur (Ruth) Burdette of Charleston and Charles (Chuck) Ray (Beth) Burdette of Clendenin; brothers, John Neldon Davis of Westminster, Md., Odbert (Bert) Nelson Davis of Parkersburg and Ralph Edwin Davis of Maysel; grandchildren, Sonja Fore, Allen Cantrell, Joy McKown, Herman McKown, Amy Beasley, Chet Burdette, Wanda Burdette and Charles (Charlie) Burdette; great-great-grandchildren, Jeremiah Halstead, Christine Halstead Ahn, Joshua Cantrell, Adam Cantrell, Reuben Beasley, Mya Beasley, Ava Beasley, Evan Burdette, Ethan Burdette, Eli Burdette, Layla Burdette, Brooklyn Burdette, Braydon Burdette and Brilee Burdette; stepgrandchildren, Randy Robinson and Robin Fairchild; the family would like to express a special thanks to Othel's loving caregivers, Elisha and David Rucker, and Lorene Miller.

Othel's funeral service will be 1 p.m. Thursday, November 13, at Matics Funeral Home with Rev. Scott Ferguson officiating. Burial will be at Samms Cemetery, Procious. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, November 12, at the funeral home. Condolences may be expressed online at www.maticsfuneralhome.com.

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Jim Carter http://www.wvgazette.com/article/20141110/OBIT/311109980 OBIT http://www.wvgazette.com/article/20141110/OBIT/311109980 Mon, 10 Nov 2014 00:02:52 -0500 Jim Carter, of Charleston, passed away peacefully Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014 at Hubbard Hospice House after an extended illness. He was 84.

James Edward Carter was born in Minden in 1930 to Eugene A. Carter and Romaine Mathews Carter. The family moved to Charleston's West Side when he was a boy.

He was preceded in death by his parents, along with one sister, Wanda Miller, and brothers, Lewis and Eugene P.

In addition to his wife of 58 years, Jewell Jarrell Carter, he is survived by three children, Andi Isenhour of Blacksburg, Va., and her husband, Bill, Tim Carter of Bridgeport and his wife, Jolie, and Dan Carter of Gerrardstown and his wife, Laura; four grandsons, Josh Goldsmith, Matt Carter, Chris Carter (spouse, Mallory) and Ethan Carter; four step-granddaughters; and three step-great-grandchildren.

A veteran of the U.S. Navy, Jim served onboard the USS Wright during the Korean conflict and enjoyed attending annual reunions of his shipmates. He graduated from Morris Harvey College and worked for more than 46 years for The Kroger Company, retiring in 1993. Following retirement, he worked for Avis Rental Cars for 19 years.

Mr. Carter attended Ruffner Memorial Presbyterian Church and was a member of Elks Lodge 202.

Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at Good Shepherd Mortuary, South Charleston, with the funeral service to follow immediately, and burial at Cunningham Memorial Park, St. Albans.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations in Jim's name be made to either Hubbard Hospice House, 1606 Kanawha Blvd. W., Charleston, WV 25387, www.hospicecarewv.org., or Ruffner Memorial Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 5280, Charleston, WV 25361.

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Jennings W. Davis http://www.wvgazette.com/article/20141110/OBIT/311109989 OBIT http://www.wvgazette.com/article/20141110/OBIT/311109989 Mon, 10 Nov 2014 00:02:37 -0500 Jennings Walter Davis, 83, of West Hamlin, died Nov. 8, 2014. Service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 12, at McGhee-Handley Funeral Home, West Hamlin. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11, at the funeral home.

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Charles W. Ellis Jr. http://www.wvgazette.com/article/20141110/OBIT/311109995 OBIT http://www.wvgazette.com/article/20141110/OBIT/311109995 Mon, 10 Nov 2014 00:02:27 -0500 Charles William Ellis Jr., known as "Charlie" to most, was born June 22, 1954 in Madison to the late Charles William Ellis Sr. and Kathleen Sadd Ellis. He was a lifelong resident of Madison and a lifelong supporter of the community including the VFW. He was an unassuming, meek and exceptionally kind individual who knew everyone and loved everyone he knew. Charlie passed away Nov. 6, 2014 surrounded by his family. Charlie was preceded in death by his father, Charles William Ellis Sr.; mother-in-law, Dolores Marie Chiera; and sister-in-law, Sandra Chiera.

Charlie graduated from Scott High School in 1972 and attended West Virginia University for one year before transferring to the Ohio Institute of Technology, where he completed an associate's degree in electronics. He returned to Madison and began working with his dad and two uncles at Ellis Department Store. Charlie would later take over Ellis Department Store with his dad from 1986 until 1992, when Charlie Sr. retired. Charlie Jr. and his wife, Brenda, would eventually close the Ellis Department Store doors in 2007 after 71 years of business so they could help Charlie's mom run Boone HomeCare Supplies for the next five years. He would then "retire" and begin his new career as a handyman, which had always been his passion. His wife, Brenda, remained by his side during this new adventure, even though their time was cut short.

He was a member of St. Mary Queen of Heaven Catholic Church in Madison.

Charlie was a fighter and lived for his family each and every day, which became even more apparent through his fight with cancer that lasted just short of 13 months. He is survived by his wife and best friend of 34 wonderful years, Brenda Chiera Ellis; daughters, Christina Ellis Hannah (Forest) of Charleston, Carrie Beth Hager (Joey) of Hewett and Courtney Kaye Ellis of Madison; grandchildren Maylee Jo Hager of Hewett, Charles Henry Hannah of Charleston and a new grandbaby due next May; his mother, Kathleen Sadd Ellis of Madison; sisters, Marcia Ellis Hatfield (Burr) of Madison and Pamela Ellis Ellis (Steve) of Charleston; father-in-law, James Franklin Chiera of Madison, formerly of Barrackville; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

The family would like to give special thanks to Dr. Narender Jogenpally and staff, Dr. Brian Plants and staff, the 3rd floor West staff at Thomas Memorial Hospital and the Hospice staff.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Julia Price Breast Cancer Foundation, P.O. Box 1026, Madison, WV 25130, or the Scott High School Varsity Cheerleaders, #1 Skyhawk Place, Madison, WV 25130.

Service will be 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 10, at St. Mary Queen of Heaven Catholic Church, Madison, with Father Dass and the Rev. Rich Mahan officiating.

You may express your condolences to the family at www.handleyfh.com.

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Dewey "Junior" Fisher http://www.wvgazette.com/article/20141110/OBIT/311109984 OBIT http://www.wvgazette.com/article/20141110/OBIT/311109984 Mon, 10 Nov 2014 00:02:47 -0500 Dewey Fredrick "Junior" Fisher, 87, of Buffalo, passed away Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014 at CAMC Teays Valley following a short illness. He attended Buffalo High School and was a retiree of Kaiser Aluminum Corp. He was a veteran, having served his country in the United States Army.

Born Sept. 4, 1927, he was the son of the late Dewey F. Fisher Sr. and Icie Pitchford Fisher. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Gerald Fisher; sisters, Wanda Martin and Hazel Martin; father-in-law, Milford Rayburn; mother-in-law, Gladys Rayburn; and son-in-law, Robert "Bob" Kell.

Survivors include his loving wife of 64 years, Jean Rayburn Fisher; daughters, Priscillia Fisher Kell of Columbus, Ohio, and Diana Fisher Campbell of Charleston; brother, Robert Fisher of Poca; sisters, Marguerite Beller of Buffalo, Bea Stone of Mason and Sue Skeens of Teays Valley; as well as a host of nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 12, at Raynes Funeral Home Eleanor Chapel with Pastor Jeff Pitchford officiating. Burial will follow in Haven of Rest Memory Gardens, Red House.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11, at the Eleanor Chapel.

Online condolences may be sent to the Fisher family and the online guestbook signed by visiting www.raynesfuneralhome.com. Raynes Funeral Home, 303 Ash Circle, Eleanor, is in charge of arrangements.

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Nora K. Harper http://www.wvgazette.com/article/20141110/OBIT/311109993 OBIT http://www.wvgazette.com/article/20141110/OBIT/311109993 Mon, 10 Nov 2014 00:02:29 -0500 Nora K. Harper, 86, of Charleston, passed away Nov. 8, 2014.

She was preceded by sons, Charlie and Roger.

Nora was a loving mother and will be missed by all who knew her.

She is survived by daughters, Diana, Kay and Donna; sons, Ronnie and Randy; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11, at Elk Funeral Home, 2001 Pennsylvania Ave., Charleston. Burial will follow in Floral Hills Gardens of Memories, Sissonville.

Elk Funeral Home is honored to serve the Harper family.

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Brenda L. Hoffman http://www.wvgazette.com/article/20141110/OBIT/311109992 OBIT http://www.wvgazette.com/article/20141110/OBIT/311109992 Mon, 10 Nov 2014 00:02:31 -0500 Brenda L. Hoffman, 50, of Letart, died Nov. 7, 2014. Visitation will be 1 to 3 p.m. Monday, Nov. 10, at Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant. Graveside service will follow at Hoffman Cemetery, New Haven.

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Roy Lester Jones Sr. http://www.wvgazette.com/article/20141110/OBIT/311109988 OBIT http://www.wvgazette.com/article/20141110/OBIT/311109988 Mon, 10 Nov 2014 00:02:40 -0500 Roy Lester Jones Sr., 66, died Nov. 8, 2014. Service will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11, at Wallace & Wallace Chapel, Rainelle. with visitation beginning one hour prior.

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Marshall seeks participants for cancer research http://www.wvgazette.com/article/20141110/GZ01/141119975 GZ01 http://www.wvgazette.com/article/20141110/GZ01/141119975 Mon, 10 Nov 2014 08:43:03 -0500 The Associated Press HUNTINGTON, W.Va. - Women in 23 counties are being sought for breast cancer research at Marshall University.

The research will be conducted by Marshall's undergraduate department of public health. The program's director, Dr. Monika Sawhney, says educational sessions will be held in each county for women who want to learn more about early prevention.

Session participants will be asked to complete a survey that will be used for research.

The sessions will be held in Boone, Braxton, Cabell, Calhoun, Clay, Doddridge, Fayette, Harrison, Lewis, Lincoln, Logan, Mason, McDowell, Mingo, Nicholas, Pleasants, Riley, Randolph, Ritchie, Summers, Upshur, Webster and Wyoming counties.

For more information, call 304-696-2602 or send an email to Sawhney at at sawhney@marshall.edu.

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Eagle Manufacturing to expand Brooke operations http://www.wvgazette.com/article/20141110/GZ01/141119976 GZ01 http://www.wvgazette.com/article/20141110/GZ01/141119976 Mon, 10 Nov 2014 08:39:47 -0500 The Associated Press WELLSBURG, W.Va. - Eagle Manufacturing is expanding its operations in Brooke County.

The company plans to open a new metal fabrication department at the former Pillsbury Co. building in Wellsburg. An expansion of the company's plastics warehouse also is planned.

Media outlets report that Eagle Manufacturing president Joe Eddy announced the expansion on Friday during a visit by U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin.

Eddy says the metal fabrication department will produce a new line of metal bollards, machine guards and spill containment pallets.

He says the company plans to invest $10 million in the expansion.

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Alexandra Cousteau to kick off state STEM series http://www.wvgazette.com/article/20141110/GZ01/141119977 GZ01 http://www.wvgazette.com/article/20141110/GZ01/141119977 Mon, 10 Nov 2014 08:36:26 -0500 The Associated Press CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Filmmaker Alexandra Cousteau will kick off a speaker's series aimed at promoting science, technology, engineering and math in West Virginia.

Cousteau is scheduled to speak at 7 p.m. Thursday at the West Virginia Culture Center Theater in Charleston. She is the granddaughter of the late Jacques Cousteau.

She will be the first in a series of guests who will appear in the Chancellor's Speakers' Series over the next few months.

The West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission is the series' organizer.

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Wheeling Jesuit garden's harvest bountiful http://www.wvgazette.com/article/20141110/GZ01/141119978 GZ01 http://www.wvgazette.com/article/20141110/GZ01/141119978 Mon, 10 Nov 2014 08:31:19 -0500 The Associated Press WHEELING, W.Va. - Wheeling Jesuit University's outdoor garden has produced a bountiful harvest this year.

The university says in a news release that volunteers harvested more than 550 pounds of corn, beans, peppers, broccoli, cucumbers, herbs and other produce. More than 160 pounds of produce was donated to The Soup Kitchen of Greater Wheeling and other local organizations.

Beth Collins is director of the Clifford M. Lewis, S.J. Appalachian Institute at Wheeling Jesuit. She says the garden's popularity is growing and it has led to several programs.

Collins says the topic of "food justice" is now a central theme for all freshman year seminar students.

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Researchers shed light on hummingbirds http://www.wvgazette.com/article/20141110/ARTICLE/141119979 ARTICLE http://www.wvgazette.com/article/20141110/ARTICLE/141119979 Mon, 10 Nov 2014 07:40:43 -0500

By KEITH RIDLER

the Associated Press

BOISE, Idaho - Hummingbirds are giving up some of their secrets.

The perfecting of placing tiny numbered bands on their legs in the last decade has led researchers to discover hummingbirds can live longer than 10 years as opposed to the two or three once thought likely.

And astonishing migrations have been found, with a Rufous hummingbird caught in Florida one winter showing up the following summer more than 3,500 miles away in southeast Alaska. Some birds have even been discovered wintering in areas where temperatures drop below zero degrees.

"We're learning a lot about hummingbirds through banding we never would have learned otherwise," said Bruce Peterjohn, chief of the bird banding laboratory for the U.S. Geological Survey's Patuxent Wildlife Research Center in Laurel, Maryland.

Federal and state permits are required to capture hummingbirds, which are protected under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act.

In the United States, Peterjohn said, there are some 225 hummingbird banders. About 125 are considered master bird banders because of the years they have spent perfecting the technique. An additional 100 banders trained by a master bird bander have sub-permits, though they are allowed to capture hummingbirds unsupervised.

Despite the obstacles, the number of hummingbird banders has increased from about a dozen in the mid-1990s.

That's about when Fred Bassett started banding hummingbirds.

"They know exactly what's going on," said Bassett, 68, a master bird bander who caught 1,900 hummingbirds in Idaho last summer but spends much of the winter at his home in Alabama. "They know humans are supposed to put up the feeders. They consider us to be their personal servants."

Bassett flew fighter jets before retiring from the U.S. Air Force in 1988 and still finds hummingbird flight amazing.

"I envy them greatly for being able to fly like that - how they can maneuver, go from 0 to 50 miles per hour in about 10 feet," he said.

Besides advances in the tiny metal bands - which banders have to prepare themselves - breakthroughs have also been made in trapping equipment. Just as important, said Jessica Pollock, a research biologist with the Intermountain Bird Observatory at Boise State University, have been refinements in gathering information to give it greater relevance.

"You need to have a standardized protocol," she said. "You just can't be willy-nilly."

Her group last year caught a record 635 hummingbirds, including 105 recaptures, during nine capture days between May and August on private property located about a mile south of Idaho City. Key to capturing hummingbirds, she said, is to go where there is an established feeding site put up by humans that has had time to attract generations of hummingbirds.

"They'll bring their kids, and there baby hummingbirds will bring theirs the next year," Pollock said. "So you just get more and more every year."

Carl Rudeen, another hummingbird bander in Idaho, captured a record 768 hummingbirds in the state. He's discovered that a new species of hummingbird, the Anna's hummingbird, is starting to move into Idaho.

"This year we caught two juveniles in August," he said, "the first documentation of juveniles in Idaho."

His theory is that the species, which thrives in urban environments with human helpers, is moving from coastal areas to Idaho expecting to find hummingbird feeders at the ready.

All the new information has led to yet more questions.

For example, Peterjohn said, it's not clear if hummingbirds on their long migrations fly hundreds of miles at a time and make long layovers to refuel, or if they are making relatively short 30-mile flights. The longevity of hummingbirds is also unknown, with Peterjohn predicting birds in their teens will likely start showing as the banding program continues. A lack of banders in Mexico and central America is a problem though, he added.

And in Idaho, local banders are at a loss to explain why record numbers of hummingbirds were captured last summer. Some possibilities, Pollock said, range from a better breeding year to better migrating conditions. But researchers can only speculate.

"Our knowledge has increased and made us realize how little we know and how much there still is to learn about hummingbirds," Peterjohn said.

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WEEK 11 PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Buffalo RB Jordan Tucker http://www.wvgazette.com/article/20141110/WH08/141119980 WH08 http://www.wvgazette.com/article/20141110/WH08/141119980 Mon, 10 Nov 2014 02:46:59 -0500 By Tom Bragg From the first play of Friday's game, Buffalo senior running back Jordan Tucker made sure the Bison closed the regular season on a high note.

Tucker took the opening play 75 yards for a touchdown against Wahama on his way to a 169-yard, three touchdown performance as Buffalo won 36-18. For his efforts, Tucker has been named the WVHuddle/Recovery Sports Grill Player of the Week.

It is Tucker's second award of the season. Buffalo is the No. 10 seed in the Class A state playoffs and travels to No. 7 Doddridge County on Friday.

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Ansted teen missing since Saturday http://www.wvgazette.com/article/20141110/GZ01/141119981 GZ01 http://www.wvgazette.com/article/20141110/GZ01/141119981 Mon, 10 Nov 2014 00:09:58 -0500 An Ansted teenager has been missing since early Saturday morning, according to a release from the Fayette County Sheriff's Department.

Lilly Neff, 16, left a cabin in Hico, an unincorporated community a few miles from Fayetteville and the New River Gorge Bridge, around 4 a.m. to reportedly walk to a relative's home around Danese. She hasn't been seen since and her family hasn't heard from her. The cabin was rented from Mountaineer Cabin Rentals.

Neff is described as white with medium-length blonde hair, brown eyes and a mole on her left cheek. She's about 5 feet, 7 inches tall and weighs roughly 145 pounds. She was last seen wearing a jacket, jeans and a tie-dyed shirt that showed her midriff.

Those with information can call the Fayette 911 center at 304-574-3590 or submit information through the sheriff's department's Facebook page.

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Your Vents, Monday, November 10 http://www.wvgazette.com/article/20141110/DM04/141119982 DM04 http://www.wvgazette.com/article/20141110/DM04/141119982 Mon, 10 Nov 2014 00:01:00 -0500 n Mitch McConnell says Obama is bad for our country and his rating is low. Doesn't he know Congress has a lower rating than Obama?

n Who is responsible for cutting the weeds on Hillcrest Drive? Is it the city or the state? We'd be in trouble if we let the weeds on our property get that way.

n If a news person on television says anything, you should research it before you believe it. The same goes for politicians.

n Politicians, lawyers and used car dealers are all at the bottom of the barrel.

n The editorial staff thought several weeks ago that Hoppy was 84 and it was time to get a younger person in there and then said Hardy and company was smooth operating. Evidently Mr. Carper got to you.

n This was Doug Skaff's first DUI offense. He acknowledged his mistake. He had a clean record and people should not make things up. I, a Republican, voted for him.

n It is too bad that Republican policies are so un-American they cannot campaign on them. They cut Social Security, Medicare, veterans and seniors and will not cut anything but taxes on the wealthy. That is why they campaign against Obama.

n Thank you Daily Mail for doing the right thing regarding Surber.

n What kind of fine will Natalie Tennant get for campaigning on the polling steps?

n It's amazing people go to Washington and their net worth goes up while they are in office. Something needs to be done about this.

n Why doesn't WVU sponsor a bonfire? The engineering department and recycling group could have a place for the kids to safely burn sofas and things?

n If this nation doesn't return to God we are doomed. And I mean the real God, Jesus Christ. Not idols or the false gods. Wake up people. If not for yourselves, do it for the little ones who will have to live in the hellhole America is becoming without God.

n Capito didn't want Obama to go hog wild and pass clean-coal laws, put people out of work and slow down the economy. After all no other country saw an emergency. Capito doesn't plan to break any speed record in getting clean coal. But it will happen.

n Chris Christie is unbelievably uncouth, ill-mannered and ignorant. He has no qualifications that would make him an efficient head of state. He needs to quit. Think about it. I can't think of anything scarier than to think of him running the greatest country in the world - the United States of America.

n I think the Camp Lejeune marines and their families who were exposed to toxic water and suffered health damage should be fully reimbursed and aided by our government.

n Alex Mooney is welcome to West Virginia. We have a lot of convicts in politics; just look at the southern counties. He should never think he has a life-long job. We believe in term limits.

n It is far more important for the owner of a restaurant to share in tips than it is to share with some employees.

n Come on Tim Armstead, quit drinking the tea. You know, as well as 90 percent of the people, Obama has no war on coal. The tea party has nothing else to run on except hate for the president. Come on, buddy, and get a life.

n I have a news flash for the Daily Mail management. Editorials are opinions. By firing Surber for one of his you have painted yourselves with "we don't believe in free speech."

n The Daily Mail sports section has become completely irrelevant. What time is the deadline for stories now, 5 p.m.? There are no scores anymore for anything and it's just not worth reading. It used to be a good sports section. Now it's not.

n Medicare has spent plenty of money on me, but in the wrong places. They didn't even do a simple blood test. Some of the drug plans are limited in what they will cover. They scramble around to find a drug your insurance will cover.

n It kills me that West Virginia is now a red state.

n The Supreme Court says the Regional Jail Authority cannot be held accountable for its misdeeds. Maybe we should change the name from the Supreme Court Justices to the Supreme Court Injustices.

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Bulletin Board: Nov. 10, 2014 http://www.wvgazette.com/article/20141110/GZ01/141119983 GZ01 http://www.wvgazette.com/article/20141110/GZ01/141119983 Mon, 10 Nov 2014 00:01:00 -0500 Cards for veterans

South Charleston Public Library will host Cards for the Veterans on Tuesday at the library, 312 Fourth Ave. Sign a card or write a letter to the veterans. The library will also sponsor a program at 7 p.m. Tuesday featuring Eric Douglas, local author, to give a Voices of War presentation. The program is a documentary Douglas put together with the veterans in the state. For information, call 304-744-6561.

Democratic women

The Putnam County Democratic Women will hold their November luncheon meeting at noon on Saturday at the Sleepy Hollow Golf Club. The cost is $12 per person. The program is "Developing New Leadership." All Democrats are welcome. There will be door prizes. Reservation deadline is Wednesday. Call Dot Turley at 304-562-9886.

Housing authority board of commissioners

Charleston-Kanawha Housing Authority Board of Commissioners will have their regular meeting at 1:30 p.m. Nov. 17 in the administrative office at 1525 Washington St. W.

Food for profit workshop

West Virginia University Extension Service is hosting a Food for Profit workshop from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Nov. 19 at its Kanawha County office on 4700 MacCorkle Ave. The cost is $30 to attend; lunch and educational materials are included with the price of admission. Food for Profit takes attendees through the beginning steps of starting small food businesses and combines presentations and guest speakers with an interactive learning environment. Presenters include Winifred McGee, a food and entrepreneurship expert with Penn State Extension, who manages the Food for Profit program. The event's registration deadline is Tuesday. To register or for information, call 304-720-9573 or email Kerri.Wade@mail.wvu.edu.

Aquaponics workshop

Aquaponics, a combination of fish farming and soil-less plant farming, is growing in popularity and gaining attention as an important and potentially more sustainable method of food production. An aquaponics workshop will be held from 6:30 to 9 p.m. on Nov. 20 at the Old Winfield Courthouse, 12093 Winfield Road, Winfield. Ken Semmens, the WVU Extension specialist for aquaculture, will be the featured speaker. The first part of the workshop will describe concepts important to the aquaponic practitioner. The second part of the workshop will provide examples regarding application of these concepts. Light refreshments will be served. For reservations, call the WVU Putnam County Extension Service at 304-586-0217.

Items for Bulletin Board may be submitted by mail to The Charleston Gazette, 1001 Virginia St. E., Charleston, WV 25301; faxed to 304-348-1233; or emailed to gazette@wvgazette.com. Notices will be run one time free. Please include a contact person's name and a daytime telephone number.

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Editorial Cartoon for Monday, Nov. 10, 2014 http://www.wvgazette.com/article/20141110/DM04/141119984 DM04 http://www.wvgazette.com/article/20141110/DM04/141119984 Mon, 10 Nov 2014 00:01:00 -0500

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