Two town hall meetings will be held on January 17, 2017, the first at Belington Fire Hall from 4:30-6 p.m. and the second in the Barbour County Circuit Court Room from 7-8:30 p.m. Senator-elect Randy Smith, Delegate Danny Wagner, and Senator Dave Sypolt will be in attendance to give a brief legislative presentation followed by an orderly public discussion of issues and concerns.
No Fifth Sunday Sing at West Side Church
The West Side United Methodist Church will not have a fifth Sunday sing on January 29. The next fifth Sunday sing will be held on April 30, at 6 p.m.
Broaddus Board Of Trustees To Meet
The Broaddus Hospital Board of Trustees will meet on Wednesday, January 25, 2017, at 6:15 p.m. in the Hospital Boardroom.
JES Offering After-School Tutoring And Other Opportunities
Junior Elementary is offering after school tutoring, homework help, and STEM opportunities for students. Junior has two certified teachers that are working with the KidReach program on Mondays through Thursdays immediately after school until 5:00 p.m. and it is free. Students will benefit from homework help, individualized tutoring, STEM activities provided by KidReach staff, field trips, enrichment by KidReach, family involvement opportunities, and a dinner meal provided at the school for students daily. The staff at Junior is excited about having the program offered in the school building. Having the added tutors to the program is one way the school can target individual skills to close learning gaps. The school encourages all families to sign their children up for this free after school program. If you are interested for your child to join KidReach, please contact Ashley Workman, JES principal.
Four Kasson Students Chosen To Be Pages For Senator Sypolt
Kasson has four students who were chosen to be pages for Senator Sypolt on March 6, 2017. These students include Chloe Freeman, Kaitlyn Marsh, Alexis Ervin, and Shelby Marsh.
Community Dinner Set For January 24
The first Community Dinner of 2017, hosted by Chef Dale Hawkins of Fish Hawk Acres and Heart and Hand House, Inc., has been scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday evening, January 24, at The Market Place in Philippi. Menu includes: winter salad with pomegranate seeds and blood orange vinaigrette, artisan breads, lamb stew with roasted root vegetables, spinach and shiitake mushroom lasagna, and black walnut pound cake with maple bourbon whipped cream. Proceeds from the dinner help support the work of Heart and Hand House in Barbour County. Tickets may be purchased at The Market Place, 107 S. Main Street in Philippi, at Heart and Hand’s Belington Thrift Store, 206 Bridge Street in Belington, or online through Eventbrite.com (processing fees apply). Heart and Hand House, Inc., is a non-profit mission project affiliated with the United Methodist Church that provides emergency assistance to income-eligible residents of Barbour County. For more information about the ministry, please visit their website at www.heartandhandhouse.org or call the main office at 304-457-1295. Donations to support the work of Heart and Hand are always appreciated and may be dropped off at any of their facilities or mailed to PO Box 128, Philippi, WV, 26416.