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VOLUME 106, NUMBER 44 WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2015, ELIZABETH, WEST VIRGINIA Claywood Park PSD sets special meeting Claywood Park Public Service District will hold a special meeting Friday,Feb. 6 at 10 a.m. at the Claywood Park Public Service District Office at 594Davisv!lle Road, Davisville.Red Cross schedules blood drive Feb. 23 Ablood drive will be held Monday, Feb. 23, from noon-6 p.m.in ElizabethBaptist Church's fellowship hall. The event is co-sponsored by Wirt CountyHigh School National Honor Society and Elizabeth Baptist Church. CallcailCourtney Bums at 304.275.4241, 1.800.RED.CROSS or visit redcrossblood.organd enter "Win" to schedule an appointment. WCHS softball team sets bingo Feb. 7 Wirt County High School's softball girls will host a Thirty-One BundlesBingo Saturday, Feb. 7, in the Wirt Primary Center cafeteria. The cost will be$20 for 20 games. Each prize is valued at $50 or more with the coverall valuedat $130. Extra bingo sheets can be purchased throughoutdhe evening. Doorswill open at 4:30 p.m. and bingo will begin at 6 p.m. There will be a silentauction and a 50-50 drawing. Concessions will be sold. Early bird tickets canbe purchased by contacting 304.834.2288 or coachAaron Hill 304.275.4241 orany member of the softball team. Proceeds will benefit the softball team'sefforts to buy new uniforms to participate in a few tournaments.Library's board of trustees to meet FEb. 9The Dora B. Woodyard Library board of trustees will meet Monday, Feb. 9,at 3:30 p.m. in the library conference room.Dora B. Woodyard offers tax filing materials The Dora B. Woodyard Library has the following tax materials: West Virginia forms and booklets, form 1040 EZ and form 1040A. School closings, delays text alert available Anyone who would like a text message about Wirt County school closingsand delays, can sign up at http://wvde.state.wv.us/closings/subscribe/county. Fill out the information requested to receive a text when a call is maderegarding closings and delays. Claywood Park PSD sets monthly meeting Feb. 10 Claywood Park Public Service District will hold its monthly meeting Tuesday,Feb. 10, at 2 p.m., at the office on 594 Davisville Rd.. The public is invited toattend. Officers will give update status on all projects, report previous month'soperations, discuss any old and new business and answer comments fromthe public. Auction March 7 to benefit Townsend A benefit auction will be held March 7 at 4 p.m. at Elizabeth BaptistFellowship Hall for Jon Townsend, who has a serious illness. Townsend hasbeen in and out of the hospital and rehabilitation since before Thanksgiving.There will be concessions available for purchase. An2c~_anyauction items or silent auction items to donate, can contact Jan 304.275.3522or Kathy 304.275.3615. More details will be provided at a later date.Extension to sponsor a 'Love Your Heart' event February is Heart Health month and the Wirt County Extension Office is sponsoring a "Love Your Heart" event at Elizabeth United Methodist Church Feb. 12 from noon- 1 p.m. Anyone who wants to attend is invited to come and learn more about heart disease and how we can "love our heart." Those attending are asked to take a heart healthy covered dish to share with others. Call Patty Morrison, Extension Agent at 304.275.3101 to register to attend by Feb. 6.Master Gardener Class to be offered Wirt County's Extension office is looking for people who are interested inbecoming Certified Master Gardeners. The classes are once a week andcontinue for 10 weeks and cost $100 per person. The tentative starting datewill be in the middle of April. Ten people must register in order to have theclass. To register, call the Extension office at 304.275.3101. Creston Community Building announces auction Creston Community Building will have an auction Friday, Feb. 6, at 6 p.m.David Dobbins will be the auctioneer. He will bring a lot of items. The kitchenwill be open and there will be a 50-50 drawing. Questions may be directed toAlvin at 304.275.3578. Energy Express program seeks site coordinator Wirt County' Energy Express program is seeking someone to serve as sitesupervisor for the program for the 2015 year. Applicants must have a bachelor'sdegree or be awarded one prior to June 11,2015, or a combination of educationand experience. There can be no professional contract that overlaps theEnergy Express program dates of June 11 -July 31. Anyone interested, cancontact Patty Morrison, Extension agent, at 304.275.3101 for a job descriptionand an application. Applications may also be found on the web atwww.energyexpress.ext.wvu.edu. Postmark deadline for applications is Feb.2O.Wirt County's Board of Education records, personnel records and any compile, a charge of $20 per hour will Programs and K-02 Use of Schoolhas modified proposed revisions to other exceptions set forth in state law. be charged for staff time beyond the Facilities.its public records policy and sent it Under the policy, any person may first 30 minutes. The board met in closed sessionout for a second day comment inspect and copy by hand the public Such stafffees must be paid in full for 40 minutes to discuss personnel.period, records of the school system during before the records will be made When the board reconvened inThat action came at the board's ihe regular business hours of the available, open session, it employed themeting Tuesday, Jan. 27. office in which such records are If the records requested exist in following personnel: SammanthaThe policy had previously been set maintained, provided that an advance magnetic, electronic or computer Sloan, assistant girls' basketballfor approval by the board in January written request to review and/or copy form, the custodian of the records coach at Wirt County Middle Schoolafter a commentperiod from Nov. 25- such records is made to the custodian shall make such copies available on effective Dec. 16; Pamala Parsons,Dec. 23 but it was removed from the of the records and the custodian has magnetic or electronic media, if long-term substitute kindergartenagenda, set a date and time for such review, requested to do so. aide at Wirt Ocunty Primary CenterThe latest version is different in The superintendent is authorized If the board's copying equipment effective Jan. 28; and Morganthat it reduces from 50 cents to 5 to gra.nt or refuse access to the is needed for official school business, Hoover, KaitlynFrame, Caleb Cantoncents the charge for copying public records of the county in accordance such copying shall always takeand Omar Campbell, substitutedocuments. It also increases the with the law and the intent of the priority over making copies for non- teachers, pending state Departmentresearch time from 15 to 30 minutes policy, school business, of Education approval.before a charge of $20 could be A person requesting to make Comments will be accepted The board accepted the retirementincurred, copies of public records that have through Feb. 27. resignation for Rebecca Watson,The policy says, "The Wirt County been providedforinspection under In other matters, the board librarianatWirtCountyHighS.chool,Board of Education recognizes its the Freedom of Information Act may recognized Danette Hardbarger and effective June 30 and the resignationsresponsibility to maintain the public use the board's copying equipment. Lou Ann Thorn as the newest 212 of Steven Lockhart, custodian atrecords of this County and to ensure Copy charges must be paid in full Degree Club members. WCMS, effective June 30, Ronaldthat such records are available for before the copies willbe released. Addressing the board under Mullins and Loren Smith, substituteinspection and reproduction." The charge for copies shall be 5 delegations was Jeremy Metz, who teachers, effective immediately, TateIt defines "public record" as any cents per page or the amount posted discussed the delegation sheet, Linder, headbasebalicoachatWCHS,writing containing informationin the central office, whichever is policies on public records andpending employment of hisrelating to the conduct of the public's higher, volunteer coaches and agendas,replacement.business, prepared, owned and A person may request that she or The board approved payment of The board approved an out-of-retained by a public body. he be provided with copies ofinvoices totaling $79,197.80 and county transfer for a student from"Writing" includes any books, requested records by U.S. mail. budget transfers totaling $2,000. Jackson County to Wirt County.papers, maps, photographs, cards, The person requesting that service The board approved the following The Pledge of Allegiance was ledtapes, recordings or other must pay for the copies and the policies: District Financial by 4-H club members.documentary materials regardless of postage necessary to mail the records Management, School Financial Present were president Carlphysical form or characters, before they will be provided by U.S. Management, Safety: Provision for Brainard', vice president, Edward"Public records" do not include mail. Slip-Resistant Footwear and Poweli, board members Mark Lowe,internal memoranda Or letters The charge for copies shall be 5 Emergency School Closing Due to Chuck Mills and Johnny Nemeth,received or prepared by the board or cents per page or the amount posted Inclement Weather and Other superintendentMaryJanePopeAibinits employees, medical records, in the central office, whichever is Conditions. and treasurer Karen Cummings.documents containing genetic higher. In addition to the public records The next meeting oftheboard willinformation, trial preparation records, For public records requests which policy it placed the following policies be Feb. 10 at 6 p.m. in the Wirt Countyconfidential law enforcement are estimated to take more than 15 on 30-day comment periods: J-12 Middle School band hall.investigatory records, studentminutes ofstafftime to search for and Coaches Conduct, 1-05 Federali Members of the DECA chapter at Wirt County High School who recently learned they have received gold certificationin their first year as an organization are: (front) Miranda Dennis, Haley Archer, Cammi Ferguson, Brittney Rainesand Kristina Lowe; and (back) DECA advisor and WCHS business teacher Deb Hartshorn, Logan Saho, BrianDuncan, Cody Foutty, Jessi Lockhart and Katilyn Thompson. Absent were Kenny Radcliff, Chasity Smith, KatieSmith and Devin Fetty. Elizabeth-Wirt VFD sets raffle, steak dinner Elizabeth-Wirt Volunteer Fire Department will hold a penny raffle and bakedsteak dinner Sunday, Feb. 22, at 11:30 a.m. and will run until the food iscompletely gone at the fire station in Elizabeth. On the menu is: baked steak,mashed potatoes, green beans, coleslaw, roll, dessert and a drink. The costof the meal is $9 per person. Members of the fire department will be sellingchances on the penny raffle starting Jan. 22. The cost of the ticket is basedupon the number you draw. (Example: ticket 240 would cost $2.40). Amaximum of 500 tickets will be sold. If you have any questions you cancontact Tom Crouser at 304.488.8187 or Stephen Settle at 304.481.7012.'S WirtCounty High School'sDECAmy student's hard work paid off," Chapter has received Gold commented Deb Hartshorn, DECA Certification for its School-Based advisor and business teacher. Enterprise(SBE). With gold certification, three To receive the gold certification, the students, in addition to four who club had to manage and market a have already qualified for another school-based store. In the store, the project, will be sent to attend two dayVFD pians his-her bingo night students sold anything from snacks training, international conferenceElizabeth-Wirt Volunteer Fire Department will hold the annual his-ber bingo to apparel to items they created with April 24-29 in Orlando, FL.Friday, March 27, at 6 p.m. at the fire station. Doors will open at 4 p.m. sharp their 3D printer. .Kristina Lowe will be one of theand no reserved seats prior to the event are allowed. Cost of the game is $20 Members then produced a 50-page students who attend the conference,for 20 games. There will be a silent auction, and concessions will be sold document that told their business who spent the most time working ofthroughout the evening. Please direct questions to Tom Crouser at model, marketing ideas, financial the SBE.304.488.8187 or Stephen Settle at 304.481.7012. records and everything within the 'Tmjust so proud ofmy kids. There basis of the school-based store, are three kids that are going to4-H Leaders Association send frozen food sales This is the first year that Wirt Orlando that would have never had County High School DECA's chapter the opportunity to go," commentedThe Wirt County 4-H Leaders Association will no longer be doing the has been active. Hartshorn.frozen food sale because the owners of the company have retired and are no "To earn gold certification in the "All the credit needs to come backlonger offering the frozen food sales, first year is very unusual, almost to the kids. The students in DECA unheard of. What Deb Hartshorn has and Tiger Promotions work so hard:Tiger Band uniform committee sets yard sale done in a year, is more than most Their dedicationandthe support fromThe Tiger Marching Band uniform committee will have a yard sale at the teachers do in ten years," commented, Mrs. Hartshorn is what brought theMineral Wells Community Building Feb. 6-7 from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday, and8 Dr. Betty Sias, advisor of West team to become gold certified so a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday. All the money will go towards new uniforms for the Virginia DECA Chartered quickly. We are very, very proud," marching band. Any questions or anyone wanting to donate can contact Association. commented Dottie Smith, WCHS Brian or Mellissa Holbert at 304.991.5750. WCHS is the second school inprincipal. West Virginia to obtain goldAlthough transportation to theClinic offers free help with insurance enrollment certification for its SBE, with the other international conference is paid, theCoplin Memorial Health Center is offering free assistance with the open school being triple AAA. group must raise the rest of the money "When I got the email, I for the hotel, food and otherSee Briefly immediately ran to tell my students, expenses.page 2 It's such an honor and I'm so gladBoard setsFeb. 10 agenda Wirt County's Board of Education has announced the agenda for its Feb. 10 meeting at 6 p.m. in the band hall at Wirt County Middle School. After the call to order, the boardwill receive reports from the LocalSchool Improvement Councils at WirtCounty Primary Center and WCMS. Finance matters will include payment of invoices and budget supplements and transfers. Employments to be consider are:Danette Hardbarger, after-schooltutors at WCPC; Timmothy Walker,Math Field Day sponsor at WirtCounty High School; and the headbaseball coach at WCHS. The board will also consider the resignation of Virginia Bennett as a substitute aide effective immediately. Chaperones and volunteers for approval are Yogi Peterman and Joseph Frame at WCHS. The next board meeting will be Feb. 24 at 6 p.m. in the cafeteria at the high school.Board considers policyon assignments, transfersAssignment and transfer of discretion of the superintendent orpersonnel in the Wirt County schools her/his designee.will be governed by a policy the board All vacancy postings shall be e-of education has now placed on a 30- mailed to each work location from theday comment period, central office the day of the effectiveThe policy said assignments and date of the posting.transfers are the responsibility of the Each work location shall have asuperintendent, subject only to designated space for posting ofapproval of the board, vacant positions.The board and superintendent will It is the responsibility of eachfollow the procedures established building administrator to insure thatvarious sections of state lawvacancy posCngs are properlygoverning professional and service displayed through the postingpersonnel, period."In assigning personnel, the One assigned staff member withinimmediate and long-range needs of each building will observe thechildren must receive primarypostings and communicate anyconsideration," the policy says. problems with compliance of the"Placement shall be made where policy to the building administratorindividuals will be most effective, as soon as possible.Every attempt, however, will be made Faculty Senate chairmen shall alsoto assign personnel to schools or receive the postings of alldepartments where they are qualified professional positions.and satisfied. This will naturally All applications for posted serviceimprove performance." personnel positions, hand-deliveredEmployment of persons to fillor post-marked, must be received byvacancies shall be governed by the the superintendent in the board officeprovisions state law sections 18A-4- by the close of business on the last7a and 18A-4-8b. day of the posting period.For all vacancies that occur in Wirt Applications electronicallyCounty, the following procedures transmitted (including, but not limitedshall be followed: to, facsimiles and e-mail) will not beVacancies shall be posted as the accepted if not posted by theneed arises, typically no more specified closing date and time.frequently than once per week. All applications for postedVacancies shall be posted for a professional and coaching positionsminimum of five workdays; however, must be submitted by the applicationa limited number of position deadline, closing date and time to thevacancies may require longer posting superintendent in the board office.period. Comments on the policy will beSuch determination shall be at the accepted through Feb. 27.II

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