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September 10, 2008
By LYNNELLEN WINKLER, Community editor

Memorial Baptist to host fall music festival Saturday

The Weirton Heights Memorial Baptist Church located at 121 Ivy St., behind the Knights of Columbus, will host their 3rd annual Fall Music Festival from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday.

The event is to be held in the parking lot, weather permitting. There will be lots of Christian music, games, food, beverages and good family entertainment.

Scheduled to perform are Brent Kimball, the Salvation Army Praise Band, Michelle's Dance Studio, Memorial Baptist Praise Team and other soloists coming to share their talents.

Admission is free and the public is invited.

For information contact the church at 723-2571, Pastor Bill Stout at 723-2612 or Danielle Keske at 914-1001.

Church Women United meet

Carol Kennedy presided over the Executive Board of Church Women United on Sept. 5 at Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church.

Thirty members were in attendance. Hostesses for the fellowship time were Shirley Guz and Delores Campbell.

Carol Village, vice president, gave the welcome and the Rev. Judy Jerman, host pastor, led prayer.

Diane Pastoric presented the devotion titled, "Lord's Prayer Meditation." Marge Trinone had the Fellowship of the Least Coin titled, "Honest People are Blessed."

Hospitality Chairperson Eleanor Cline announced that the Paris Presbyterian Church will host the October meeting scheduled for 10 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 3.

Village, who is also the UNICEF chairperson, announced that Collection/Tag Day will be Thursday, Oct. 23. Pastoric, Ecumenical Action chairperson, stated that the project for World Community Day CAS will be donations of gift certificates, money and books for teens.

The meeting was closed with a prayer circle led by Naomi Jeter.

Weir Class of '90 seeking classmates

There will be a Weir High School multi-class reunion including the classes of 1987, 1988, 1989 and 1990. The reunion will be held on Saturday, Nov. 29 at Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort.

The Weir High School Class of 1990 is still seeking addresses on several classmates:

Michelle Adamson, Michelle Ashcraft, Brian Barkley, Mark Barnhart, Mike Barnhart, Frank Bishop, Brad Burdette, Allan Byrom, Dawn Chambers, Dominic Chiodi, Deana Childers, Shawn Clausell, Jason Cost, Tina Cottrill, Lisa Davis, Sarah Frank, Monica Gaumer, Crystal Glover, Sherine Gray, Steven Hess, Delphia Hightower, Carma Huffmeyer, William Johnson, Gerred Jones, Doug Karpinski, John Keen, Doug Kimble, James King, Allen King, Jeff Lewis, Siham Magala, Charles Mallory, Kim Mankowski, John Marinacci, Sherry Metheny, Chuck Miller, Patti Minger, Alan Moore, Mike Myers, Christina O'Brien, Erica Pearson, Valerie Pescho, Shane Russell, Pete Sigley, Carol Sims, Carla Skidmore, Steven Still, Aaron Taylor, Kenneth Thomas, Nikiki Toudle, Donna Truax, Chuck Utt, Vicki Wells, Stacey Wilfong, Stephanie Wilfong, James F. Williams, James R. Williams, Cheryl Work and Cassandra Young.

Contact Allison Adyniec Cowden at (304) 723-3983 or by e-mail at with information or addresses on the listed classmates.

Historic Fort Steuben collecting items

Have you begun your fall clean up?

Good quality household items, books, sports equipment and toys can be donated to Historic Fort Steuben for its annual yard sale to be held at the Fort on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 3 and 4. Donations will be accepted until Sept. 26.

If you would like your items to be picked up, call (740) 283-1787.

Tailgating in September class set

Brooke County Library is offering a Tailgating Cooking Class:

2,4,6,8, it's time to tailgate.

Not just hot dogs and burgers, but so much more.

With your team, these foods will surely score.

Join us at the Brooke County Library and wear your team colors

Snack on foods that may pale to all others.

Team Library is the best.

Join us at 11 a.m. on Saturday, and put your recipes to the test.

Call the circulation desk at 737-1551 to register.

Senior center offers AARP?driver program

The Hancock County Senior Center, located at 647 Gas Valley Road in New Cumberland, will offer an AARP Driver Safety Program from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, Sept. 18 and 19.

Mature motorists 50 years and older will be instructed in defensive driving techniques, new traffic laws, rules of the road and adjusting driving to age-related changes.

The 8-hour, 2-day program is available for a minimal cost of $10. Participants may also be eligible for auto insurance discounts; contact your insurance agent.

Space is limited and registration is required. Call (304)?564-3801 or stop by to register.

Thought for the day...

"The good life is inspired by love and guided by knowledge."

~ Bertrand Russell

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