Boone County Fair line-up
7 to 8:30 p.m. Rick K
Music by CMS
6 to 8 p.m. Karaoke
8 to 8:45 p.m. Dwayne Hill, magician
9 to 10:30 p.m. James Wesley
3 to 5 p.m. Heaven Scent
5:15 to 6 p.m. Seth Bunting
7:15-8:45 p.m. Dog Hollow Band
9:00-10:30 p.m. Trent Tomlinson
The chilli contest and salsa contest also at 3 p.m., Saturday. Just bring your best ever chilli and salsa and let our judges decide who’s hot!
Will be the second annual cruise in. Bring your muscles and hot rods to fair grounds at 11 a.m. for registration. Voting will be done by participants and public. Concessions and music will be available.
Assistance needed in arranging a car and bike show for Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014.
Call Wanda at 304-946-8685 for information.
E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Scott High School cheerleading tryouts
Monday, August 4th from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Scott High School gymnasium.
You must have a completed physical to tryout.Physical forms can be downloaded and printed from www.wvssac.org
If you have any questions, please contact Carrie Beth Hager at 304-369-0631, or Mary Anne McClure at 304-369-3172.
Dillon family reunion
The annual Dillon family reunion will be on Saturday, Aug. 9th at noon at the Wharton Barrett Community Center at Wharton.
Please bring a covered dish and join us.
All players wanting to participate in golf at Scott High School are to report to Riverview Country Club on Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, at 8:30 a.m.
All players need to have physicals.
Boone County Commission meeting
There will be a regular session meeting of the Boone County Commission on Tuesday, July 29, 2014, starting at 5 p.m.
The agenda includes a call to order, exonerations, minutes, county clerk’s appointments and finals, public comments, unfinished business, new business: Jim Gore, Administrator, RE: Purchase Sheriff vehicles and purchase parking lot painting equipment, Madison Mayor H.H. “Sonny” Howell, RE: Purchase of vest for dog, Gary Williams, County Clerk, RE: Grant for records management, update boards and authorities, and Boone County Abandoned Buildings Board, RE: Robert Harmon.
The public is urged to attend this meeting.
Ashford-Nellis Neighborhood Watch
The Ashford-Nellis Neighborhood Watch meeting will be Tuesday, July 29, at 6 p.m., at the Nellis Archives.
Boone County 4-H Camp
Boone County 4-H Camp will be held July 23-25 at the Mason County 4-H Camp in Southside, WV.
Camp is open to all county youth ages 9 or finished 3rd grade to 21, and no prior experience in 4-H is required before attending.
The cost for camp is $50 for full price and $20 for those who qualify for free or reduced lunch, and scholarships are available for those with financial need. Transportation to camp is also provided.
For more information, call Philip See at the WVU Extension Office at 304-369-5869 or register online at www.boone.ext.wvu/4-h/camp
2014 Photo Fund Drive
The Danville Volunteer Fire Department will be hosting a 2014 photo fund drive on Sunday, July 27, from noon until 5 p.m. with all proceeds going towards rescue and firefighting equipment.
Portraits will be taken at the Danville Fire Station. No appointment is needed and walk-ins are always welcome.
Appalachian Council Head Start/Pre K
Appalachian Council Head Start is now accepting applications for the 2014-2015 school year.
Children must be 3 or 4 years old by Sept. 1, 2014.
Services are available for children with disabilities for entrance into Head Start.
Information needed to apply includes verification of income for a 12 month period, birth certificate from vital statistics and an immunization record.
Head Start and Pre K locations include Brookview Elementary, Danville Head Start, Nellis Elementary, Prenter Head Start, Racine Head Start, Ramage Elementary, Wharton Elementary and Whitesville Elementary.
If you need additional information, please call 304-369-1000 or toll-free at 1-877-539-2242.
The Julia Price Breast Cancer Foundation and the Cumbridge Family Martial Arts have joined together to raise funds for local cancer patients and WVWVS, helping at risk kids.
They are sponsoring a Karate Tournament on July 26, 2014, at the Madison Civic Center located on 216 Washington Avenue, Madison, WV 25130. The tournament will open at 8 a.m. for registration; a $5 spectator fee will be taken at the door.
One hundred percent of the concessions will go to the Julia Price Breast Cancer Foundation. All of these proceeds from concessions will benefit local cancer patients. “Kickin For A Cure” t-shirts will also be available throughout the tournament for $15.
Many free activities will be available to the public, including a local health fair and rock climbing. There is also a cold water challenge to the public. The Julia Price Breast Cancer Foundation and the Cumbridge Family Martial Arts challenges you to come out and pay $10 to a charity of your choice or not take the challenge and pay $100 to the challengers. The cold water challenge will start at noon.
Everyone is invited to come by and enjoy the concession, pick up a t-shirt, climb a rock wall, or participate in the cold water challenge. We are looking forward to working together and raising funds that will go back into the community.
State to honor Adopt-A-Highway volunteers
The West Virginia departments of Environmental Protection and Transportation will host the 18th annual Adopt-A-Highway Volunteer Appreciation Day Picnic beginning at 9 a.m. on Aug. 2 at Snowshoe Resort in Pocahontas County.
The picnic is organized each year to recognize the thousands of Adopt-A-Highway (AAH) volunteers who pick up litter along West Virginia’s roadways. AAH volunteers remove over 4 million pounds of trash from state highways each year. They recycle about 10,000 pounds of glass, 5,000 pounds of plastic and 8,000 pounds of aluminum annually. Currently, more than 40,000 volunteers representing in excess of 1,400 organizations keep more than 3,300 miles of West Virginia roads litter free.
Festivities on Aug. 2 will include bingo, basket weaving, a cakewalk, children’s games and other activities. Volunteers will be served lunch, catered by Snowshoe, at noon. Afternoon activities will include presentation of the annual AAH Awards and the announcement of the AAH Volunteer of the Year. Ten-, 15- and 20-year volunteers will receive lapel pins for years of service and special AAH safety vests imprinted with the number of years they have volunteered.
AAH volunteers who wish to attend this year’s picnic should call 800-322-5530 or email Sherry Thaxton at email@example.com before July 16. Volunteers are encouraged to bring their families.
The Mingo County Commission (MCC) is planning a double elimination girls basketball tournament at the former Williamson High School Gym Aug 1-3, and all proceeds will go to Crossroads Recovery. Ages will be 9-10, 11-12, 13-14, 15-16, 17-& up entry fee of $100 if paid by July 25 and after July 25 $125, for more information you may contact Rick Wilkerson, Recreational Coordinator by phone 304-235-3892 or by email @ firstname.lastname@example.org.
The MCC is also holding a 3 on 3 tourney for boys and girls on July 25-26. Age groups 10-11, 12-13, 14-15, 16-18 and 18-years and up. The fee is $75 per team. You can also contact Wilkerson for this tourney. All proceeds will go to the Harry L. Joyce Center.
Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings
Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings will be held at the Boone Development Center, 1 Ave C, Madison WV on Wednesdays at 7 p.m.
Public Service Announcement
Narconon reminds families that abuse of addictive pharmaceutical drugs is on the rise. Learn to recognize the signs of drug abuse and get your loved ones help if they are at risk.
Call Narconon for a free brochure on the signs of addiction for all types of drugs. Narconon also offers free assessments and referrals. Call 1-800-431-1754 or visit online at DrugAbuseSolution.com