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King William Homecoming
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Country Courier
Volume 25, Issue 25
Serving the King William and King and Queen Communities since 1989
Annabelle’s Story
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
West Point Crab Carnival
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By Danny Clark
I was asked along with
some friends of mine to
play a benefit to help
two year old Annabelle
Grace Bishop. While
we were doing our
sound check earlier in
the day, Annabelle
entered the building
with her little cowgirl
boots on, came to the
center of the floor and
began tapping her boot
to the music we were
playing. Needless to say
she stole our hearts.
Please see
ANNABELLE, on
page 8
Annabelle in her Princess Dress.
Artisan Jewelry
Live Mannequin Statue
King William Homecoming
Pictures by Gene Campbell
Story by Florence Cooke
Jerry McGinnis and Jennie Dinh were named King
and Queen of the annual King William High School
Homecoming on Friday night, October 10.
The
parade started at 5 p.m. with 25 units
participating. Among them was a float from the Class
of 1954 who was celebrating their 60th anniversary this
weekend. Six members of the class participated –
Johnny Fowlkes, William Guy Townsend, Molly
Longest, Wesley Holsapple, Delores Kelly Montebano,
and Ben Garrett. Their float won First Place for
Community Float.
At half time the new King and Queen of 2014 were
crowned by 2013 King De’Andre Smith and Queen
Madison Robinson. The Homecoming Court was
composed of Jasycle Horner from Ninth Grade, Laille
Pollard from Tenth grade, Shaniya Johnson and
Lafayette Pendleton from Eleventh Grade.
After the parade the King William team played
Charles City High School. The final score was 35 – 0.
King William splashed their way to victory beating Charles
City 35 to 0.
King is Jerry McGinnis Jennie Dinh
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MADD Awards
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Publisher’s Message
Pictured from left to right: Deputy Brian Wright, Sheriff Jeff Walton, and Deputy
Kevin Greene.
Deputies Wright and Greene with awards from MADD ( Mothers Against Drunk
Driving) for their efforts in combating drunk driving.
This is my favorite time of year. Cool breezes, changing
leaves, the smell of smoke slowly drifting from someone's
cozy fire. The days will getting shorter now, so outside tasks
must be done earlier. The
changing seasons offer changes
in our routine. And change is
what life is all about.
Enjoy the fall.
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A 117 Year
Tradition of Caring
8014 Lee Davis Road, Mechanicsville ●746-8665
Bennett Funeral Home was established in 1897 to serve the needs of
Richmond families. Since then, this locally owned and operated business has continued to serve the community with its unique combination of caring and convenience.
This tradition of excellence can be seen in the four beautiful chapels located throughout the Richmond area: centrally located on Cutshaw Avenue in the
city, on Broad Street Road past Innsbrook, serving the Hanover-Mechanicsville
area on Lee-Davis Road and Chesterfield Chapel on Ashbrook Pkwy. in Chesterfield. All four facilities are under the personal direction of Charles D. Morehead,
President.
In a time of need, you can turn to Bennett Funeral Home with trust and
confidence. It serves families of all faiths with personal service, before, during,
and after. There is a long tradition of professionalism and caring.
One way in which Bennett cares for families, is by offering a convenient
and personalized pre-need program. Through this program pre-need planning, you
can spare your loved ones the burden of making decisions at an emotional time.
Call Bennett Funeral Home at 746-8665 to schedule a pre-planning consultation.
BENNETT
funeral home
Caring Since 1897
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Equine Talk Sponsored by:
360 Hardware and T-Town Tack
Two Words
By Allen Brintley and “Pip”
The more things that we can expose
our animals to and help them to work
through and accept, the better off we’ll
be. There are some things that may
only come up once or twice a year,
like getting shots from the vet. I
remember when Pip was young. I
wanted her to be safe and accepting
while getting vaccinated each year.
The idea of sticking a thousand pound
animal with a needle a few times
didn’t sound like much fun for either
of us. So I had the bright idea of
pinching her on the neck to simulate
getting a shot. I started off easy and
got harder until I got a slight reaction.
She looked at me as if to say “What in
the heck are you doing to me?” I
immediately gave her a treat and
praised her. We worked on that a few
times each day until it was just a
regular routine for her. She got so
good at it that I think she wanted me to
pinch her more so she could get more
treats.
I heard a story the other day about a
guy that became a monk and the head
of the monastery told him that he had
to take a vow of silence, but once a
year on his anniversary he could say
two words. Well the first year went by
and the new monk was called in and
asked what his two words were. He
said “Food, Bad.” The head monk said
Thanks now go back to your work.”
The second year passed and he was
called in again and asked for his two
words. The monk said “Bed, Hard.”
The head monk thanked him and sent
him back to work. The third year came
around and he was called in again for
his two words. The young monk said
“I Quit!” The head monk said “I
figured as much. You’ve done nothing
but complain since you’ve been here!”
If we work on things more than once
a year with our animals, maybe we
won’t have a complainer on our hands.
You can contact me at 690-7870 or
e m a i l
m e
a t
[email protected] I’ll see
you on the trails.
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Obituaries
VILLANUEVA
BANKS
VILLANUEVA, Marilyn Hay, 74, of
Richmond died Tuesday, September30,
2014, after a long hard battle with diffuse
gastric cancer. Born in New Jersey to the
late Arthur and Marie Tidman Hay,
Marilyn was raised in the Wilmington,
Delaware area. Marilyn settled in Virginia
in 1967. Marilyn leaves behind Edward,
her husband of 48 years, her brother
Russell Hay, her four sons, Edward,
Stephen, Timothy and Matthew, their
wives, and her seven grandchildren. The
family is very grateful to all those who
provided support and care to Marilyn
during her illness. Marilyn’s ashes will be
interred in a private service in a family
plot adjacent to St. Paul’s church, in
Miller’s Tavern, Virginia. In lieu of
flowers or memorial donations, prayers
and kind thoughts in memory of her good
life would be appreciated.
Banks, Will Junius 74, of Walkerton
husband of Helen Banks passed peacefully
at home on Friday September 26, 2014.
Viewing Monday 10 am to 5 pm at B.W.
White Funeral Home 7837 Richmond
Tappahannock Hwy. Aylett. Homegoing
service 1 pm Tuesday at Bethelehem
Baptist Church, Bruington, Va.
GAINES
Gaines, Arlean D. 69 of Aylett passed
away peacefully at home on Saturday
September 27, 2014. Visitation 6 to 8 pm
Friday at B.W. White Funeral Home Rt.
360, Aylett. Homegoing service 1 pm
Saturday at Mt. Sinai Baptist Church,
King William.
ROBERTSON
Robertson, Lynnette D., of
Mechanicsville, went to join Mark in
heaven on September 25, 2014. She is
survived by 3 sons and daughter-in-laws
Josh and Christina, Richard and Kelli, and
James and Amber, her mother Grace C.
Dixon (Ed), five grandchildren Hunter,
J.D., Todd, Caitlyn, and Jackson, brother
Richard L. Dixon Jr., two sisters Denise
Deihl and Cheryl Warwick, and many
more family and friends. A graveside
service celebrating Lynn’s life was held
11 am Tuesday, September 30, at
Washington Memorial Park, with a
reception following. In lieu of flowers,
donations may be made to the American
Heart Association. Arrangements made by
Monaghan Funeral Home.
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In Loving Memory
In memory of Dorothy (Dot) L. Holmes who departed this life on October 16, 2011. There is not
a day we don’t think of you. We love you but God loved you best. Sleep on and take your rest.
Son Reginold & Pauline Holmes, Sisters; Virginia Holmes and Margaret Draper and
family
CRAB CARNIVAL, continued from front page
Hair Fashions Salon girls represented the store at the Crab Carnival.
By Erika Pratte
The 32nd Annual West Point Crab Carnival
was held Friday, October 3– 4, 2014. The
parade was led by Grand Marshall Robert
Lacy (Bob) Fraser, III. Bob was a teacher,
principal and coach of West Point Public
Schools for 20 years.
A variety of booths were on display, ranging
from homemade goods, non-profit causes,
human statues, and of course, seafood. Zam-
belli Fireworks set the night alight Friday.
Music was performed by the bands Crushed,
Interstate Jane and Sweet Justice throughout
the weekend.
While weather threatened to rain on the
event, the sun shone through the clouds to
make a perfectly warm and inviting weekend.
Hundreds gathered to celebrate the culture
and history of the Town of West Point, and
what a celebration it was!
Sweet Justice performed at 2014 Crab Carnival
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KING WILLIAM RURITANS DONATE DICTIONARIES
By Gene Campbell
For the past three years the King William
Ruritan Club has donated dictionaries to
each student in the fourth grade class at
Acquinton Elementary School. Under the
direction of club member and National
Director Mike Morrison and with the help
of club member and Zone 3 Governor Bryant Wilson, over 200 dictionaries were
given out this past thursday morning. Nationwide Ruritan National has given out
over 30,000 dictionaries in138
schools. This project is one of several
community service projects the King William Ruritan Club does every year. In the
picture Bryant Wilson and Principal Mrs
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Engagement
Tara Garner assist Mike Morrison as he
gives a dictionary to fourth grade student
Krista
McKinney.
The club conducts fund raising projects
every year and is currently preparing for
their Annual Brunswick Stew Sale on Friday Oct 17 and first OCTOBERFEST featuring THE HONKY TONK HEROES and
a BBQ dinner on Saturday Oct 18. Brunswick stew for $7 per quart can be pre ordered by calling 363-1781 or contact any
Ruritan member. Tickets for the OCTOBERFEST are $30 per person and can be
purchased at locatons throughout the
county. Call 804-991-0812 for ticket locations or call 363-1781.
Miller & Ashley
Mr. & Mrs. Michael Ashley of
Shanghai, Virginia are pleased to
announce the engagement of their
daughter, Taylor Ashley to Brad Miller
son of Mark & Heather Miller of Center
Cross, Virginia. Ms. Ashley is a graduate
of West Point High School and is
currently in the Registered Nursing
program at Rappahannock Community
College. She is also employed with West
Point Pharmacy. Mr. Miller is a graduate
of Homestead Academy and is employed
with Ashley Logging Company. A May
2015 wedding is planned.
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Wedding
Mr. & Mrs. Plecker
The marriage of Rebecca Jene Crabtree,
daughter of Rick and Pam Crabtree of
Aylett, Virginia to James Ivan Plecker,
son of Jim and Laura Plecker of
Waynesboro, Virginia took place
Saturday, September 13, 2014.
The
service was officiated by Gary Stewart of
Durham, North Carolina.
The wedding and reception were hosted
by the bride's parents and held at the
Crabtree home in Aylett. The bride was
escorted by her father. The maid of honor
was Erika Misseri of Mechanicsville.
Bridesmaids included, Stephanie Ortega
of Roanoke; Lindsay Hutchinson of
Waynesboro, sister of the groom; and
sisters of the bride, Joanna Stewart of
Phoenix, Arizona and Laurie Abrams of
Aylett.
Nephews Sasha and Izaak
Stewart; and Heath Abrams were ring
bearers. Charlotte Abrams, niece of the
bride, was the flower girl. The best man
was the Father of the Groom, Jim Plecker
and groomsmen included were
Josh
Tinsley of Swoope, Virginia; Dan Cash of
Verona, Virginia; Chase Hutchinson of
Waynesboro, Virginia; and Jarrod Gleason
of Churchville, Virginia.
The couple spent their honeymoon in
Nassau, Bahamas and the new Plecker
family-James, Rebecca, and London will
reside in Staunton, Virginia. The groom is
employed by REXNORD Gear Group
LLC.
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Halloween Lighting & Sound –
The Finishing Touch
By Armistead Saffer
So you’ve got your Halloween decorations up and you need that special thing
that completes the scene. Do what the
pros do and add some lighting and sound.
The props available today are very realistic. Adding lighting will really enhance
them. Experiment with front lighting and
back lighting and different colored lights
until you get the desired effect. Front
lighting will help bring out the detail of
your prop while back lighting can create a
spooky illusion that leaves a lot to the
imagination. Strobe lights are also popular, these work best when there is not a lot
of ambient light.
Sound is the other sense our brains use to
evaluate a situation. When you add a
spooky sound track it will set the mood
for your display. You can purchase sound
tracks or create your own by downloading
sound clips online and combining them.
Thunder and lightning is a popular Halloween effect that combines both lighting
and sound. Imaging walking up to a
house and seeing the flash of lightning and
hearing the crash of the thunder. This can
be added to your scene with devices like
the Perfect Storm Lightning controller for
around $50. Professional lightning controllers are also available but cost a bit
more.
Enjoy Halloween and have fun decorating your scene.
For more Halloween ideas and to see
what I did in my fun house this year (I’m
not going to spoil the surprise so it won’t
be posted until after Halloween) visit my
facebook page: Facebook.com/
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Mail Box Service Celebrating 25 Years
Mechanicsville's very first location for UPS
and FedEx, Mailbox Business & Package
Center, is celebrating its 25th year in
Business. Mailbox, as it is known to the
locals, has been in the Hanover Village
Shopping Center since 1989, and is excited
about all of the changes coming to the plaza in
2015.
Competing with other "Name Brand" stores
has been difficult, and the onset of "Free
Shipping" has hurt the industry as a whole,
their commitment to providing the best
customer service and value continues to be an
asset to the East End of Richmond, Hanover
County and the outlying communities of King
William, New Kent, and King & Queen
Counties.
Mailbox Package Center is a UPS Authorized
Shipping Outlet, a FedEx Authorized Shipper, a
DHL Service Point Partner and a USPS
Preferred Postal Provider. Mailbox Business
Center also provides Notary Service, Copy and
Fax Service and Mailbox Rentals. Scott
Chapman, Store Owner and Industry Veteran,
has made a commitment to keep one of the few
independent shipping centers in the area open
as long as the community needs all of these
services in one convenient location.
Scott Chapman Owner Mailbox Package Center
Hanover
Village
Shopping
Center
7045 Mechanicsville Turnpike Mechanicsville, VA
23111-7100 804-730-2006
ANNABELLE, continued from front page
Annabelle has been fighting for her life
since birth. She has been in two many
hospitals to count. Now she will be heading
to Boston for a “ Diagnosis for Annabelle.”
Her tiny body is targeted by a Eosinophilic
Disorder and at times her immune system is
struggling.
Annabelle has a happy spirit that effects
everyone she comes in contact with.
Annabelle lives in Hanover county with her
5 year old sister Maddie, mom Ashley and
Dad A.K.
The family does need any help and support
they can get. Please go to Annabelle’s web
site listed below and see what a little fighter
she is . I am blessed to have been able to play
for her. It is my prayer she will grow and
show everyone she meets the love she has
for life. Her Mom told me “when she gets a
card in the mail she will carry it all day
long , it makes her so happy.”
Annabelle’s web site: http://
superbabybelle.blogspot.com/
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MicroCoal® Technologies Commences
Construction of Plant in Virginia, USA
Vancouver, B.C., Canada – August 28,
2014 – MicroCoal® Technologies Inc.
(CSE: MTI) (Frankfurt: OFS.F)
(OTC: CFQSF) (“MicroCoal” or the
“Company”) announced today its planned
construction of a commercial-scale
MicroCoal® reactor facility located in the
Fontainebleau Industrial Park in King
William County, Virginia (the “Virginia
Plant”). MicroCoal entered into a three-year
lease with an option to purchase five acres of
industrial-zoned land. The Virginia Plant
will be designed to feature a raw materials
storage/handing facility, offices and
laboratory space, welding/fabrication area,
and a fully operational MicroCoal®
commercial scale reactor.
The Company expects construction to be
completed in the first quarter of 2015, at a
currently estimated cost of approximately
USD $2.5 million. Once operational, the
Virginia Plant is planned to employ 6 fulltime staff that will be responsible for
conducting coal testing, and generating data
for process and reactor design optimization.
Unlike the Company’s smaller Gaithersburg
laboratory that is used for specific
parametric testing, the Virginia Plant will be
designed to allow the Company to showcase
the complete MicroCoal® process from start
to finish.
Dr. Jim Young, MicroCoal’s Chairman
commented: “This is consistent with the
commitment the Board of Directors made to
MicroCoal shareholders earlier this year; to
have a commercial scale facility that can
demonstrate the viability of our science in
North America by first quarter of 2015.
We are very pleased with the warm
welcome, rapid response and assistance from
King William County, Trent Funkhouser County Administrator and Bret Schardein Community Development Director in
assisting our efforts to locate here. ” The
construction of the Virginia Plant represents
an important expansion of the Company’s
research and development program, from a
single-reactor pilot facility in Golden,
Colorado, to a full-scale demonstration
plant. The reactor configuration planned for
deployment at the Virginia Plant will be
designed to showcase new improvements for
throughput and dehydration rates that will be
featured in MicroCoal’s Generation 2.0
system.
Lawrence Siegel, MicroCoal’s CEO stated:
“The Virginia Plant can not only serve to
attract utilities, but will assist the Company
in refining every step of the MicroCoal
process, from coal handling/processing to
post-treatment storage and end-use at the
utility site. As we continue to progress the
installation of our first commercial facility in
Indonesia, data generated at the Virginia
Plant will help ensure that this operation is a
success and cement our legacy as the
world’s first successful microwave-based
coal drying system.”
About MicroCoal™ Technologies Inc.
The Company is focused on
commercializing its unique, clean-coal
upgrading
technology
known
asMicroCoal®; a low-cost, patented
microwave technology that reduces moisture
in coal resulting in an upgraded energy
content of coal. This process provides
significant financial benefits to coal-fired
electrical generating utilities such as: large
cost savings from switching to low-rank
coal, substantial increases in boiler
efficiencies and heat output, improved ash
efficiencies and reductions in scrubber costs.
Important environmental benefits such as
reductions in greenhouse gases and mercury
can also be derived from implementation of
this technology. The Company is currently
constructing the first commercial facility in
Indonesia and discussions for other projects
are underway.
On behalf of the Board of Directors,
“Dr. James Young”
Chairman of the Board of Directors
For further information, please contact:
MicroCoal™ Technologies Inc.
Telephone: (778) 995 5833
[email protected]
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King and Queen County Sheriff’s Office News
Danielle M. Cunningham
Public Information Officer
The King and Queen County Sheriff’s Office
is asking the public for assistance in identify a
subject seen attempting to sell two chainsaws
and a small barbeque last week.
The subject is described as a white male, last
seen at Watts Store on Route 360 on Friday,
October 3, attempting to sell two chainsaws
and a small barbeque.
Anyone with information is asked to contact
the sheriff’s office at 804-785-7400. Owner is
offering a reward for the return of
merchandise.
The King and Queen County sheriff’s Office
is currently investigating an accident involving
two motorcycles that occurred on October 4th
in King and Queen County.
According to the sheriff’s office, Jonathan
Joyce, 52 and his wife, Sharon Joyce, 52, both
of Gloucester, were on separate motorcycles
traveling west on Rt. 14, The Trail in King and
Queen Courthouse before noon when they lost
control on a curve and crashed.
Jonathan Joyce was pronounced dead by
emergency responders a short time after the
crash. Sharon Joyce was taken by helicopter to
MCV where she is being treated for non-life
threatening injuries.
Both riders were wearing approved safety
helmets at time of crash and investigators do
not believe that drugs, alcohol or excessive
speed were contributing factors in the crash.
As most people are aware, school is back in
session and buses are out on the roads again.
Sheriff J. Charboneau and the King and Queen
County Sheriff’s Office wants to address some
of the questions that have been asked
concerning the passing of buses that are
loading and unloading children.
According to the Virginia Driver’s Manual,
“You must stop for stopped school buses with
flashing red lights and an extended stop sign
when you approach from any direction on a
highway, private road or school driveway. Stop
and remain stopped until all persons are clear
and the bus moves again.
“You must also stop if the bus is loading or
unloading passengers and the signals are no
on.”
“You do not have to stop if you are traveling
in the opposite direction on a roadway with a
median or barrier dividing the road and the bus
is on the opposite side of the median or barrier.
However, be prepared for unexpected actions
by persons exiting the school bus” (pg. 14,
Virginia Driver’s Manual).
Unfortunately, deputies have been seeing an
increase in motorists not following the rules for
passing a school bus. Many of these violations
are occurring on Rt. 33 in the Mattaponi area.
According to Sheriff Charboneau, motorists are
not stopping for buses that are stopped on the
opposite side of the highway. In this area, there
is NO median or barrier, so therefore it is
required by state law for motorists to stop for
the bus.
Home School Student Organizing Operation
Drumstick Meals for Food Bank
Jonathan (a homeschool student) is organizing
Operation Drumstick for The Cornerstone
Food Bank. His goal is to collect 50 bags. Help
him reach his goal. We will be collecting
Thanksgiving bags for the Thanksgiving
season. EVB Bank will be a drop off location.
Basically, it's everything but the turkey. So if
you would like to participate, you can fill a bag
with the below items. The collection is through
Wednesday, November 19th. Many families will
benefit over the holiday season with your help!
You can bring a paper bag filled with all the
items, the paper bag, or just one or two items.
We are in need of brown paper bags so start
collecting.
Please decorate a brown grocery bag with
lovely fall decorations (and turkeys!) and put
these items in each bag: Box of Stuffing (6 oz.)
Gravy (jar/can/dry mix envelope) Box of instant
mashed potatoes (16 oz. box) Green Beans Can
of Corn Can of Sweet Potatoes Boxes of muffin
or cornbread mix Can Cranberry Sauce Brownie
mix or cake mix and frosting.
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AES Teachers Recipients of Book Grant
State Fair Draws Huge Crowd
Mrs. Fitzer and Mrs. Huffman inspect the books they received with the help of the grant.
A.J. Tetrault & Kaitlyn Alexander of King William enjoy the roller coaster ride.
By Lisa Huffman and Carol Sayre, AES
Teacher and Reading Specialist
During the 2013-2014 school year, Chelsea
Fitzer and Lisa Huffman, both reading teachers
at Acquinton Elementary School (AES), attended the SURN Nonfiction Literacy Conferences at the College of William and Mary. At
the last conference in April, teachers who attended were allowed to apply for a grant to
receive free, non-fiction books for their classrooms. Mrs. Fitzer and Mrs. Huffman were recipients of this grant. They received $750 in
nonfiction books to be used in their classroom
libraries. Books have an extraordinary effect on
children’s lives. They have the transformative
power to expand their world and open new
doors. Putting books into the hands of students
can also have an enormous effect on their literacy development. Research shows that access
to books has a “causal role” in motivating children to read (Bornstein 2011). A home library
is also a strong predictor of academic achievement. Creating a culture of reading at home and
school is one of the goals of the reading teachers at AES.
By Danny Clark
The weather was perfect for this year’s state fair “Agricultural Character was one of
Virginia Farm Bureau Federations key motivations in purchasing the state fair,” said
VFBF President Wayne F. Pryor. Food and rides were a big draw for parents and children. There is always something there for everyone to enjoy.
King William Marching Band Wins Championship
Cup Second Year at State Fair
On September 28, the King William
High School marching band successfully
defended the Virginia State Fair Marching
Band Championship Cup to retain
possession of it for the second year in a
row! Then on October 4,
they took 2nd place at the
Crab
Carnival.
Congratulations to this
great group of kids.
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QUEEN OF CHEAPSKATES
NOW COUPON QUEEN
By Florence Cooke
Local couponer LeAnn Pauli introduced
a group of women to Couponing at a class
on Thursday night, October 9, at the Upper King William Branch Library.
When asked why she became a couponer, Ms. Pauli stated she has two children in college, a child in high school, and
a husband to feed. “I wanted to be able to
have money for fun things for my family.
When I first started couponing, my husband complained about the time it took to
get my grocery shopping organized. But
after he went with me on a shopping trip
that cost over $200, and I paid less than
$100, he stopped calling me the “Queen of
Cheapskates” to the “Coupon Queen” and
even offered to help me cut my coupons .”
Consumers using coupons are saving
millions of dollars each year. Ms. Pauli
and Rhonda Redman, a member of the
library staff, discussed how to perfect
Couponing techniques, shared store secrets, and revealed the best time to specific items.
Tips shared by Ms. Pauli included: (l)
ALWAYS TAKE COUPONS TO THE
GROCERY STORE. There are always
unadvertised sales and clearance items
that coupons be used. You will be mad at
yourself to see a good sale and your coupons are at home.
(2) Check coupon sites that help you
match the deals. Websites from stores
such as Kroger, Martin’s, Walmart, etc.
will show store sales, extra savings and
coupons. Other websites, such as thekrazy couponlady.com and grocery.coupondivas/coupon-matchups html
also will match deals.
(3) Partner with other people to share coupons. This is better buy buying several
Sunday papers or dumpster diving .
(4) Use apps on your smart phone that
give you cash back. Load coupons to
your store card, some stores will allow
you to use a store coupon as well as a
manufacturer’s coupon.
(5) Stock up when items are on sale, the
circulars in Sunday papers will run the
same sales usually every 4 to 6 weeks.
Plan meals around sales. Stock up when
canned soup and canned vegetables are on
special since they are higher in the winter.
(6) Stick to your grocery list. Make a list
of the sales and match coupons to specials, count and write down how many
coupons of one item you have, be organized before going into store and ESPECIALLY before getting into checkout
line. Save yourself the mean looks from
customers behind you. If they cannot already see you have loads of coupons,
please tell them so they can be patient or
move
(7) Don’t overbuy because item is on sale.
How many jars of mustard , deodorant, or
toothpaste do you need. Some items have
shelf life so if you bought cans of soup
and later find that you have let it expire
on the shelf, you haven’t saved anything.
Consider donating to a local food bank or
church group.
(8) Coupons are not just for groceries.
Coupons can be used for travel, restaurants, movies, etc.
(9) When meat is on sale, shop and freeze
enough for about four weeks since that is
about how often sales will rotate.
(10) SHOP BY YOURSELF. Don’t take
children who will want to add to the cart
and distract from concentration.
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King William Raiders Homecoming
By Gene Campbell -King William Raiders
Football held their Homecoming Games Saturday, Oct.ber
4. The Raiders
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New Thrift Store in Aylett
A new thrift store has come to Aylett. The Goodie Barn
located at 7717 Richmond-Tappahannock Hwy.
Specializing in a little bit of everything; from antiques to
contemporary items, furniture, kitchenware, collectibles,
jewelry, small tools, memorabilia, games & toys. “We
try and keep a wide variety in order to have a ‘goodie’
for everyone that walks in the door. We find used
furniture that has the potential to be something really
nice with a little bit of TLC. And also pieces that are
ready to take home and use right away”.
All items are priced to sell quickly, “we like to have a
quick turnover so the store always looks new”. The
“goodies” are found at auctions, storage auctions, estate
sales, friends, and yard sales. Each item is researched
for history, interesting information, and of course so that
they can priced below others.
Store hours are Monday through Saturday 10am –
6pm, Sunday’s 12pm – 4pm. Weather permitting they
have items out for a big yard sale starting at 8am on
Saturday’s. Look for them on Facebook as The Goodie
Barn for daily specials and pictures of new inventory.
The smiling faces of Lisa Jenkins & Brittany Lowell are
always there to greet you as well as the owner Amy
Draper.
As mentioned above Amy Draper also owns the
Curves in King William. Call for specials each month on
joining fee’s, special short term memberships, or
donations in leiu of the joining fee. “We want to start
collecting cans of Cranberry Sauce for the Cornerstone
food bank located in Aylett. This was a special request
by Sheila Iswariah because they are attempting to feed
340 families this year”.
For a donation of 25 cans the $99 joining fee will be
waived from now until November 15th. Curves features
workouts with Jillian Michaels and a special Curves
Circuit with Zumba workouts on different days. There is
also a Curves Complete membership which features
online meal planning and Amy is a Cleveland Clinic
Certified Coach. For more Information call Curves at
769-7575.
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Letter to the Editor
Dear Editor,
I was in King William last week and
stopped by a new place to eat called
Chillin & Grillin.
that loves and appreciates both counties
the way he does.
Carroll Lee grew up around Walkerton.
As a young man he swam in the Mattaponi
River with the Mitchell’s the Carter’s and
some others of us growing up. His love
for Walkerton and King & Queen to this
day can be seen through many restorations,
as well as the man himself.
As for me, I consider myself fortunate to
call him a close friend, a gentleman from
the past. Carroll Lee never forgot his
“Roots” and the people that he has met
through life. If you placed him in a time
machine, he would still be just Carroll Lee
Walker, a man who remembered his past
and as well as the present.
Thank you Carroll Lee for making a
difference, “God Bless you”.
I had a BBQ and boy was it good. The
best I ever got around there. The restaurant
was super clean and well managed. They
have a great menu, everything from
munches to Subs-Louisiana style, BBQ,
burgers, fresh wraps, sandwiches to what
floats your boat, including oysters, shrimp
and fish.
They served iced tea in the old Mason
jars (as country as it gets). They have side
dishes, drinks and a great Kid’s Menu.
They also do catering. I hope that you and
your family will not pass up an opportunity
to visit and have a great meal. They do
carry-out also.
The waitress was very professional and
they check on every customer to make
certain that you are happy with your meal.
Dear Editor,
Hope to see you there soon.
Dan Wright
King William
Dear Editor,
I am writing to express a “Big Thank
You” to Carroll Lee Walker for restoring
the “Prestley Farm Barn” on Route 360,
close to the county line.
Once again Carroll Lee has restored
another Historical building in King
William, demonstrating his love for King
William just as he does for King & Queen
County.
For those who are of the older generation,
we remember those places in King
William for which he has given new life
and brought back so many great memories.
We are very blessed to have such a man
Dan Wright
King William
GOOD GRIEF!
Yet another letter in ALL CAPS &
BOLD PRINT IN THE COURIER
lamenting the demise of two cats,
murdered by ISIS dogs. The humanization
and defecation of animals by society
reminds me of the history of ancient
Egyptians and Hindus who made little
gods of every four-legged creature, birds,
reptiles, fish, snakes and even bugs.
Those who humanize and defiled their
pets have forgotten or even don’t know
that animals are HUNTERS and have been
made so by their creator. Just because you
tie a ribbon on their neck, paint their
toenails and make ‘em fluffy and
perfumery, doesn't change the fact that
DOGS are hunters by nature and not only
see a cat as food, but also try to kill
squirrels, i.e., tree rats, rabbits, opossums,
raccoons and deer, etc. dogs DO NOT
KNOW that a cat prowling about in the
night are in the category of a pet!
But, hey! They are ISIS dogs and should
be killed, right?! Cats are ISIS hunters too,
you realize. They like to munch on mice
and they climb trees and kill the wild birds
in their nests or pounce on them as they eat
at the feeder. They’ll even kill and eat a
parakeet or gerbil, every now and then.
They also climb upon the hood and top of
a car with their dirty little paws hoping to
spot a mouse from that vantage point.
I know there exists “pet psychologists”
who could possibly have sessions with
these ISIS dogs and cats and convey the
miniscule minds of these four legged
ANIMALS that being an ISIS dog or cat
isn’t acceptable in polite society. It is just
“so upsetting to mummy and daddy for
you to be this way”. It is incredulous to me
that humans call ANIMALS “my darling
boy” or “our beloved child.” I bet that
there were amused nurses and doctors
when the hairy little creature popped from
the womb.
But let’s assume that ACO catches these
ISIS dogs. What then? Well, kill them of
course. But these dogs didn’t know what
they did. They were born with this
instinct? Is that so difficult to
comprehend? They are doing what dogs do
by nature, every animal does what it does
by decree; God’s creative decree. This
outrage exhibited of those who cry
vengeance upon the ISIS dogs makes them
of the same mind the dogs had when they
saw the cats; KILL! When the cats owners
see the ISIS dogs captured they cry out to
the ACO, KILL!
The poor dog didn’t know it had killed a
‘precious child.’ they killed a cat, an
enemy! But dogs should be leashed you
scream. So should cats I calmly reply. But
what I’m wondering is why this
outpouring of vengeance and outrage upon
dumb DOGS hadn’t been directed to the
human ISIS doctors who cut, stab, mutilate
and viscously kill real humans, the
precious babies brutalized in the abortion
mills on a daily basis. Over 3000 a week
are brutally MURDERED and the whole
county is upset over two cats. There
definitely exists a priority and mental
problem with some humans.
M.O. Owens
Walnut Lane
King William
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IRHS would like to thank everyone who
visited our booth at Crab Carnival and
supported our raffle for the sea turtle corn hole
game. Every dollar raised goes to helping
control the pet population in our counties
through our spay/neuter program.
Tommy Hundley (left) of Jamaica, won the
raffle. The corn hole set was made and donated
by Johnny Clark (right) and Connie Prince of
Eltham. Over $1,000 was raised through the
raffle.
Indian Rivers Humane Society is an allvolunteer 501(c)3 non-profit organization
serving King William, King & Queen and Essex
Counties.
Please
visit
our
website www.indianrivershumane.org and find
us on Facebook.
Sincerely,
Anne Mason
Indian Rivers Humane Society
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SHEPHERD UMC FALL FESTIVAL
By Florence Cooke
After a rainy Friday night, Saturday, October
4th, dawned a beautiful sunny day with perfect
weather for all the fall events scheduled for that
day. Shepherd’s United Methodist Church held
their annual fall festival on that date. Colorfully
fall decorated corn shocks, pumpkins and
plants, the tents with homemade cakes, breads,
and pickles, and food and Brunswick stew
booths invited everyone to eat. Games and
activities were available for children. A silent
auction offered a wide array of items to be purchased that ended at 1 p.m.
Several members of the church’s congregation
have had health problems this year making it
difficult for the church to hold the annual event.
Fortunately with the help of new members joining the church and friends from the community,
this event came together. One woman of the
community to offer help was Daphne Broache,
a member of St. Stephens Baptist Church. She
donated a case of crocheted caps and hats of all
sizes. She asked that any caps and hats leftover
be given to the Cancer Society.
A church official stated, “The theme of this
year’s event was ‘Working Together to Make a
Better World’. We use the event as an evangelistic opportunity to give back to the community.
We praise God for the support of the community over the years but especially this year for
rallying together as a community to make this
event happen.”
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By Florence Cooke
Picture by Ellen Otey
The rain on Saturday October 11, 2014
caused many people to change plans of going to
fall festivals, parades, and yard sales. Many
events were cancelled, some rescheduled but
several in the local area made preparations to
move inside – Sharon Baptist church was one.
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Sharon is located in Central Garage and held
their annual Fall Festival mostly inside to help
raise money for the Haiti mission they sponsor.
Church members had a bake sale, silent auction
and sold Brunswick stew, barbeque, hot dogs
and hamburgers. There were also cookbooks
and shirts available for sale.
2015 King William Relay For Life Ready to go!
By Florence Cooke
Recently, the planners of the Relay
For Life have been busy starting to
plan the annual event for the Spring of
2015. The date of Saturday May 9th,
2015 has been set and plans are being
made. The Relay For Life raises
money and awareness for the American Cancer Society to help end cancer. The motto is Remember, Celebrate and Fight Back.
The group attended the Walkerton
Day Festivities in August and had a
bake sale, sold lemonade and held a
drawing. Kay Brightwell won a “gift
cooler” set for winning the drawing.
The group also attended the West
Point Crab Carnival on Saturday October 4th and sold Luminaria bags in
honor of a cancer survivor or in memory of a cancer victim. Mildred
Woody also won a “gift cooler” for
entering the drawing in West Point.
The group is going to be at the EVB
Kay Brightwell
Community Carnival on Saturday October 18th selling luminarias and collecting donations.
Several things will be new next year. A kickoff meeting will be held on Thursday
November 20th at 6:30 at Sharon Baptist Church. You are invited to come and start or
join a team, learn about this year’s relay and get involved in the fundraising for the
2015 event. If you can’t be there but can help or need more information call Ellen Otey
@ 241-4314 or Tammy Boyer @ 647-6940. If you would like to start a team please call
Bobbie Bohr @ 543-7602 or sign up atwww.RelayForLife.org/KingWilliamVA. There
is no registration fee this year so sign up now!
People’s Choice Winner: Barb's BUCKWILD Chili Team. From left to right: Back Row: Emily
Brown, Tripp Tompson, Joseph Jones Front Row: Randi Brown, Michael Brown, "Chef" Barbara Brown, Nora Tompson T-Shirts were designed by 12 year old Randi Brown
Competition Critic's Choice Winner:
History Scholar Chili Team
(Award sponsored by Virginia Farm Bureau)
Panel of Judges
Billy Moore ‘All Stewed Up Catering’ - Joe
Mitchell ‘Blues Blast’ - Wallace Mahanes St.
Stephen’s Church - Delegate Chris Peace -
Delegate Keith Hodges
PARTICIPANTS
BARB’S BUCKWILD CHILI TEAM
History Scholar chili team - St. Paul’s Bean
Team - Team Norwood - Chili cha cha - Spice
Lovers - Elton Farm - S Squared - ETW
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Calendar entries are free up to 50 words. Over more information, contact: Gus Agostino (804)5728054www.visitfamilylife.com Men’s Ministry: The
50, will be charged 40 cent a word.
Quest for Authentic Manhood contact Dave
Anderson for more info cell 804-617-8118 home
CHRISTIAN
804-769-2257 email: [email protected]
Corinth Christian Church
9153 Dabneys Mill Rd, Manquin invites you to GETHSEMANE BAPTIST CHURCH--KW Sunday,
worship and fellowship with us at one of our October 19th. The Missionary Ministry will present
services. Sunday School-10am, Worship Service- their Annual Program. The time is 3:30 PM, and it is
11am. Wed. Bible Study-7:30pm.
"The Trimming of the Lord's Evergreen Tree". Come
Christian Fellowship Ministries (CFM) Monthly join us and we have chosen the colors of white and
revival! The Elders, Ministers and guests speaking green for the day. Music will be by Third Union
ea. Wednesday, Thursday Friday & Sunday in Baptist Church Choir, Praise Dancing will be by the
October! Weeknight services start at 7pm. Please Truehearts of Bethany Baptist and other special
come and be blessed by the Lord! located at 304 W. performances will take place as well. Again, come
Chinquapin Rd. King William County,
For join us for a blessed evening.
information 804-769-1192, 804-263-2405 Mattaponi Baptist Church
or [email protected]
Pastor: David Anthony, (804)725-2863 13468 The
Smyrna Christian Church Music Event
Trail, King & Queen C.H., Sunday School (10am)
Fall evenings tend to be a quiet time. Sounds of the Worship Service (11am) Prayer Meeting Second
world tend to be subdued to an occasional click of a Thursday, 7pm Bible Study Third and Fourth
cricket or the soft rustle of falling leaves. On Wednesdays, 7pm
October 25th that quiet is being disrupted as Smyrna New Mount Zion Baptist Church of Walkerton
Christian Church hosts its annual musical Fall Revival September 30th - October Prayer
showcase. Sensational Fall Sinspirational features Service at 7:30 p.m. Worship Service at 8:00
bluegrass to contemporary, there is a tune for p.m. Various speakers accompanied by their
everyone! Deserts and cider offered at 6pm and congregation, officers, ushers, and choir.
music starts at 7pm. Admission is a canned good to PAMUNKEY BAPTIST ASSOCIATION CENTER
benefit community food pantries. Bring your canned Saturday, October 18, at 3:00 PM, the Division of
goods on October 25 at 6pm, enjoy the cider and Women of the PBA, will sponsor their 7th Annual
the show.
Pocketbook Full of Miracles Program. All invited and
New Mount Olive Christian Center
these items will be donated to a Battered Women
Church Building Kingdom Ministry on a Solid Shelter. If anyone would like to donate a pocket
Foundation, where the Founder/Pastor is Rev. Ulric book with items for a lady, feel free to do so and
L. Eley, Jr. NMOCC aims to empower, equip, and school supplies are also welcome. Hence, this is
transform individuals, families and communities. Domestic Violence Prevention Month. Music will be
Sunday morning service 11:15am. Wednesday at by Sis. Sandra Scott of St. Paul in Aylett and a
7:00pm is Spiritual Growth Institute. For information representative will come and speak on domestic
please call (804) 769-3332. Friday, 107 Commons violence. other presentations as well.
Park Circle, Ste. F, Manquin, 23106. next to Jo Jo’s. Wednesday, October 22 @ 7:30 PM, the Annual
BAPTIST
Night of Prayer sponsored by Baptist General
Bethlehem Baptist Church
Convention of Virginia and locally by Area
located at 4389 The Trail; Bruington, Pastor Hill @ A2. The participating churches are Gethsemane,
804-363-1167.
Baptist Liberty, Mt. Olive, Union Hope, Bethany,
Beulah Baptist Church
New Elam-NK, St. Luke-NK, Mt. Nebo, Ephesus,
Trinity and Third Union. You are invited to join in
Bruington Baptist Church
There will be a BBQ dinner on Saturday, October with us.
18, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p. m. with take outs Rehoboth Baptist Church
beginning at 4:30 p.m. The cost is $10.00 for adults 5904 Acquinton Church Road, King William, will
and $5.00 for children 12 and under. Proceeds from host a Salt Fish Breakfast Saturday, October 25th
the dinner will benefit Bruington Baptist from 7:00 –9:00 am. The requested donation for
Church. The church is located at 4784 The Trail in each ticket is $10.00 for age 12 years and older,
Bruington. For more information call 769- 3246.
$5.00 for children 4-11 years, and children 3 and
Family Life Baptist Church
under eat free. Tickets on sale now at church office
7283 Richmond-Tappahannock Hwy, Aylett, has or any church member, also at door the day of the
new Worship Service Times: Early Service 9:30am breakfast. Hope to see you there! Call 769-8400 if
and Late Service 11:00am. Coffee House open questions.
before each service. We want to invite you to our Rock Spring Baptist Church
exciting worship experience. Children will enjoy Ushers Ministry would like to invite you to celebrate
KidzLife worship and KidZoo. COME JOIN US! For our Usher Anniversary on October 19,at 3:00 pm.
The music will be rendered by Deaconess Wanda
Charity, Arthur Dandridge, and Latarsha Woods.
Dinner will be served after our 11:30 morning
service. So come and join in on the praise.
Sharon Baptist Church
Join us for worship. located 901 Sharon Road
across from KW HS. Sunday mornings start with
coffee & doughnuts at 8:45am in Fellowship Hall,
followed by Sunday School all ages 9:15 am.
Morning Worship Service 10:30am. Nursery
provided. Sunday Evening Bible Study & Children’s
Choir 6pm. Additional Bible Studies 10am on
Tuesdays & 7pm on Wednesdays. Youth (7th–12th
graders) meet at 7pm Wednesdays. office hours
9am to 2pm Monday–Thursday. 769-2320 for more
information.
St. Stephens Baptist Church
Old Time Country Fair and Community Fall Festival,
Brunswick Stew, pony rides, games, and a big
bouncie scheduled for 11 am to 2pm Saturday,
October 18th on the grounds of historic St. Stephens
Baptist Church. Free and fun for the whole family!
All are invited to visit our historic church, serving
God and community since 1842. Sunday school at
10 and worship service at 11. Bible Study on
Wednesdays at 7:30 PM. off Route 360 at St.
Stephens Church stoplight. Go ¼ mile south on
Route 14 (The Trail) Telephone 804-769-8833
Upper King & Queen Baptist Church
Fall Festival Oct. 25 2-5 pm. Free food & fun for all!
Music by Homeward Bound. Chili cook off, costume
parade for kids. Cake walk & games, come & enjoy.
1693 Bradley Farm Rd., Sunday School 10:45am
and Worship service 11:00am on Sunday, Wed
bible study 7pm & Fri. bible study (covered dish) at
6:30pm. Children’s church Sunday during worship:
Mission Friends & Mission Studies on the 3rd
Sunday during worship. Men’s Prayer Breakfast on
1st Sunday 8:30am WMU for ladies 2nd Monday
7pm.
Zion Baptist Church
The 148th church anniversary & harvest home rally
will be on Sunday, Oct. 26 @ 11:00am. Pastor
Edgar Rawles, Jr. will deliver the message. Dinner
will be served in the fellowship hall following. The
workshop choir will be in concert at 2:00pm.
Everyone invited to help us make a joyful noise unto
the lord.
METHODIST
Bethel UMC
Celebrating their 160th Oct 26, 11am
Worship Lunch and music to follow Bethel UMC is
having aPot Luck and Movie Night Nov 9th 5pm
Dinner 6pm Movie: Heaven is for Real. Ellen S.
Heatwole, Pastor Bethel UMC (Because U Matter to
Christ) Bethel UMC (Because U Matter to Christ)
17380 Dawn Blvd. Hanover, VA 23069804-9945344 Bethel UMC is excited to invite all people to
seek, grow and live faith in Christ.
Epworth Methodist Church Fall Bazaar November
8th at fire house in Aylett. bazaar begins 8:00 am
until 2:00 pm. men’s group selling homemade
Brunswick stew, breakfast &lunch food items &
beverages. Many vendors participating & specialty
vendors given space on first come/first serve basis.
for booth contact 769-1949 or visit
epwortumckingwilliam.com & click forms to get
application. Trunk n Treat/Fall Festival on Friday,
October 31st at the church. Free food, chili cook-off,
trunks with treats, hay rides costume judging for
ages 1-12 – no scary or gory costumes! held 5:00 –
7:00 pm. For info call the church office 769-1949.
McKendree United Methodist
Come join in the fellowship every week 4347
Manfield Road, Manquin; Pastor Chad Beck 8047 6 9 - 2 7 9 8 o r 4 3 4 - 9 0 7
7202, [email protected] Sunday Worship @
9:30am, Sunday School @10:45am for all
ages. www.McKendreeUnitedMethodistChurch.org
Shackelfords Chapel United Methodist Church
PRESBYTERIAN
Saint James Presbyterian Church (the little
church next to King William Courthouse) 411
Courthouse Lane. Our regular service is held on
Sundays at 10:30 AM. Communion is held on the
first Sunday of every month, except July
and August
PENTECOSTAL
First Assembly of God
“Focusing on your family” is this year’s theme. Ea.
Sun @ 11am we will be teaching vital principles
from the Bible. Biblical counseling is available by
appt. call 785-5683 or email [email protected]
4 mi. east of W.P. 3976 Lewis B. Puller Mem. Hgwy.
(Rt. 33)
EPISCOPAL
Saint David’s Episcopal Church Aylett
“To Know Christ Jesus and to make Christ Known”
All are welcome to our 11 am Worship Service and
Children’s Sunday School. 1st Sundays of the
month are Youth Service and Morning Prayer, 2nd,
3rd and 4th Sundays are Holy Communion. 11291
West River Rd. Aylett (next to public boat landing)
NON-DEMONITIONAL
TWIN RIVERS COMMUNITY CHURCH: Please join
us for worship on Sunday mornings at 10:30 AM.
You will experience a message that you can
understand and people that you can relate to.
Please come dressed anyway you want. Come
casual, dressed up, barefoot. Nobody cares, just
come. TRCC is located at 694 Sharon Road, King
William, 23086 (right next to the King William
Library). Donations needed for our Community
Closet! Please donate canned goods to be given to
neighbors in need. Call 444-4341 for info.
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Calendar entries are free up to 50 words. concession stand. Please call if you have
Over 50, will be charged 40 cent a word. any questions. 804-514-4542 or 804-9949800.
King & Queen Elem. School open Tues. Library
evenings from 6-8 PM. Computer Labs and Upper King William Branch Library
L i b r a r y o p e n t o a d u l t s a n d Storytimes Wednesday, Oct 15, 22, and 29
students. Community members welcome.
Family, 10:30 a.m., all ages Call 804-769King William Ruritan Club will hold its 3731 or visit the library at 694-J Sharon
Annual Brunswick Stew Sale on Friday Oct Road for more information.
17. see any Ruritan member or call 363- Friends of The Upper King William
1781 to order your stew at $7 per quart. and Branch Library Meet the Times-Dispatch
you can pick up your stew after 3pm on Oct columnist Bill Lohmann, author of "Are We
17. the next day Saturday Oct 18 the club There Yet" and "Back Roads" Thursday
will hold its First OCTOBERFEST featuring November 20, at 6:30 pm in the meeting
the popular band HONKY TONK HEROES. room of the Upper King William Branch
BBQ dinner will also be served with your library. Refreshments will be provided. His
favorite golden beverages. call 804-991- books will be available for purchase.
0812 for ticket locations or see any Ruritan King & Queen Branch Library
member
Turn Dreams into Reality Move Night
King William County On-Going Nurturing Thursday, Oct 16, 5:30- 7:45 p.m. Ages 1118. See a great movie with your friends on
Parenting Program
When: Every Monday Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 the big screen. Pizza & drinks provided by
pm Where: King William Counseling Center, the FK&QL. Pet Care BINGO Wednesday,
1041 Sharon Road, King William Cost: $20 Oct 29, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Ages 4-11. Ever
Per/Session + $20 Handbook The 15-week played BINGO with fake "food?" Try it and
On-Going Nurturing Parenting Program learn how to take care of your pet at the
takes place year round and parents can same time. Refreshments provided by
enroll in the classes at any time. Pre- FK&QL. Storytimes Thursday, Oct 16, 23,
registration is required. To register please and 30 Family, 10:30 a.m., all ages Call
call us at:1-888-PREV-550 or 804-642-5402 804-769-1623 or visit the library at 396
Newtown Road for more information.
or email us at [email protected]
$6 Dinner deal Proceeds towards the West Point Branch Library
p r o g r a m s o f T h e C o r n e r S t o n e Tie-Dye Party! Sat., Oct 18, 12:30 - 1:30
CDC. on October 9 from 6 p.m. - 7 p.m. p.m. Ages 11-18. tie-dye a t-shirt with your
Call 769 2996 to place orders. MENU - Crab friends. Snacks provided by FWPL. Movie
Cake sand
Night Thursday, Oct 23, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
King William and King and Queen Ages 13 & up. See a great movie on the big
Residence Are you confused about screen and have a fun night out.
Medicare and what open enrollment means Refreshments provided by the FWPL.
to you? If so please come to the free Storytimes Friday, Oct 17, 24, and 31
seminar on October 22 at 2:00pm. Location: Family, 10:30 a.m., all ages Call 804-843King William Social Services Office, 172 3244 or visit the library at 721 Main Street
Courthouse Lane, King William VA for information.
GOOD KARMA yard sale scheduled for
23086 wich/Meatloaf side & soda.
Cumnor Hunt Club
10/11 was cancelled due to rain. volunteers
Turkey Shoot Sat. Oct. 18 6:00pm until. have re-scheduled the GOOD KARMA yard
Raffle drawing @ 8:00pm sponsored by sale to be held at King William High School
Cumnor Hunt Club Inc. Rt. 14 to Cumnor, on Saturday, October 25. For more
turn on Rt. 618 Shilo Rd. 5 mil. N of K&Q information or to reserve a spot, please
C.H. across from Mike Gibson’s house call contact Lisa Woody at 804-994-8742.
Free Afternoon Off for Caregivers!
804-363-5296 for info.
Mangohick Vol. Fire Dept. - Turkey Bring your senior loved ones to a special
Shoots will be starting every Friday night – event on the third Thursday of every month!
Nov. 21st, 7:30pm – 10:30pm w/ bacon, Caregivers get an afternoon off (1:00-5:00
sausage, breakfast specials , baby back p.m.) while their seniors enjoy fellowship in
ribs, turkeys just to name a few and a hot a safe environment with fun-filled activities
planned especially for them. For information
and registration, call 804-296-0315.
Sponsored by United Methodist Women,
McKendree UMC, 4347 Manfield Road,
Manquin.
PETS
Good Homes Needed For Good Pets
Regional Animal Shelter, 20201 King
William Road, King William. 804-769-4983.
Kennel visiting hours Mon.–Fri. 11a.m.4p.m., Wed. eve. until 6pm., Sat. 11am.2pm. www.petfinder.com email:
[email protected]
INDIAN RIVERS HUMANE SOCIETY
IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE KING
WILLIAM RURITAN PRESENTS SLAY AND
SPAY COMEDY NIGHT (We slay you with
comedy. Then we spay your pets.)
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 1, King William
Ruritan – 156 Ruritan Lane, King William,
23086 FEATURING RAY BULLOCK JESSE
THOMAS JOHNNY COOK GLENN
ROBERTSON PETER KAUFMAN Doors
open at 7:00 p.m. Cash bar and
complimentary hors d’oevres. Show time
8:30 p.m. TICKETS $20.00 IN ADVANCE,
$25.00 AT THE DOOR 21 and over only
Tickets available at EVB – Central Garage,
Dillard & Katona – Tappahannock, 4 Paws
Thrift Store – West Point, or any volunteer
member! Questions? Call 804 691
0015.Indian Rivers Humane Society
Indian Rivers Humane Society is looking for
volunteers to help with area adoption
stands. We are seeking people who are
available for a few hours on one Saturday
per month. If you are an animal lover, like to
share stories about your pets with likeminded folks, and would like to help out your
community’s animals then please call (804)
885-3109 X8.
Help Wanted!
If you love animals please consider
becoming a foster parent. You provide a
safe and loving home, Indian Rivers
Humane Society will provide food and
medical. Please call 804-885-3109 x2 for
further information. Someone will call you
back. You can help save lives!
Lions Clubs meeting will be held on each
third Tuesday of the month and our next
meeting is Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at
Ripley’s restaurant at 694 Sharon Rd, King
William, VA 23086 at 7:00 p.m. Interested
community members who want to learn
more about Lions and how they can make a
difference in their community are welcome
to attend. Lion leaders will also be visiting
local businesses and community leaders to
invite them to join the new club.
Three Rivers SWCD Board of Directors
Monthly Board of Directors meetings on
third Monday ea. month. Public invited. If
you would like to attend, please contact us
at (804)443-2327 ext. 101.
Support Group for Family Members of
People with Mental Illness
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI),
Mid-Tidewater affiliate, is offering a free
family/caregiver support group at King
William Counseling Center on 1041 Sharon
Road. Meetings held on 3rd Thursday ea
month from 7–8:30p.m. groups provide a
confidential, relaxed, & supportive
environment where family members can
share their stories and learn how to better
cope when a loved one has a serious
mental illness. For more information, contact
Diane at [email protected]
GED® Prep Class
Register for 10 weeks - Free GED® 2014
Prep class with MP R.A.C.E. Class date:
11/20/14. Class in each county. Contact MP
R.A.C.E. at 888-769-1151 for more
information or print, complete, and mail in
class registration form from
www.mprace.org. Registration: 8/6 – 9/3.
Frog Level Vo Fire Dept
Fall Festival & Parade, Oct 25th 10am-3pm.
04-338-8697,[email protected]
The Alzheimer's Association Greater
Richmond Chapter Presents a Program for
Charting the Journey of Dementia
Care. Presented by The Upper King William
Senior Citizens Association, Inc.8306 King
William RD, Aylett, Va. 23009November 8,
2014, 9:30am - 1pm.Registration is required
by no later than October 31st. To register
please call 1-804-967-2580, or
email [email protected]
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Classifieds
SERVICES
also available. Fully Insured. Free
Estimates. Please call 804-763-9173
High Speed Internet
Order the High Speed Satellite
Internet that is now available in King
William and King & Queen!
Speeds up to 12-Mbps down and 3Mbps up.
Starting at $50/month.
Order now by Calling 874-3294
Computer Services & Repair
Home or Business
Call Armistead @ 874-3294
Call Armistead.com
Norman’s Tree Service:
Tree
removal, topping, trimming, stump
grinding, brush chipping, storm
damage and tractor work. No job too
big or small, 75 ft. bucket truck.
Free Estimates, reasonable prices.
Licensed & Insured. Locally owned
& operated. Call 769-7197
P.C. Lurry Home Painting &
Repairs. All types of flooring and
carpet. Numerous other jobs in and
around the house. We pick up and
deliver. Affordable Rates. Call 804769-2253 or cell 804-994-3128
Alexander Painting: Residential,
commercial, pressure washing,
gutter cleaning, over 20 years
experience. References available.
Call 804-814-2874
Steven’s Handyman Jr:
Reasonable, quality work, well
experienced, any type yard work,
painting, mulching, tree work,
grass cutting, power washing, etc.
Free Estimates & Insured. Call
852-8403 (c)
Pollard’s Landscaping, Trees
trimmed and removed. 60ft. Bucket
Truck, Asphalt Repair & Sealing,
Mulching, Grass Cutting, Fertilizing,
Seeding, Power raking, Tree
Pruning, Driveway Repair , Fine &
Rough Grading, Lot Clearing, Trash
Removal, Demolition, Drainage
Problems, Install and Repair Septic
Systems, Top Soil, Fill Dirt, Pressure
Washing, Painting, Staining. We
transport auto’s, boats, farm
machinery, mobile homes & misc.
freight. Call 445-1063 Licensed &
Insured.
S. A Dunbar Construction 804402-5019. ALL your Home
Improvements and Repairs! Decks
and Handrails Custom Tile Work
Replacement Interior and Exterior
Doors Custom trim
Custalow’s Piano Service: Tuning
and Repairs! Call 769-9234
MALLORY ELECTRIC
Residential and Commercial
electrical service and installations
Also generator installations.
Licensed and insured. BBB. Call
746-4350 for a free estimate or visit
mallory-electric.com
TREE SERVICE: Over 30 years
experience, removal deadwooding,
trimming, storm cleanup. Firewood
FOR SALE
House, 3 bed/2bath, on 5 acres.
Tractor provided for lawn care.
$1,150 a month. Credit check and
$500 deposit required. Call 2665045
Roomate Wanted: King William
area, alcohol free/drug free
environment, shared bath. $575 a
month, monthly lease. Please call
543-8099, ask for Donna.
Seasoned firewood for sale, all
Oak and Hickory with delivery.
Call 769-7197
Dry firewood, all Oak, split and
ready for delivery. Please call 804763-9173
Free standing wood stove with
blower, blows major hot air. Takes
up to 2’ logs. Not recommended for
inside, recommended for large
garage or hunting garage. $750. Call Two family yard sale, Sat., Oct.
18th., 8-until, 457 Upshaw Rd. @
Auto Glass Installed: Bullzeye 769-0592
Rt. 30 end of Upshaw. Some
Glass, Windshield replacement, rock
furniture, household items, scrubs,
chip repair, same day
mobile
clothing, etc. 804-769-8336, Kay.
service. Direct billing for Insurance.
Locally owned. Call 804-335-4807
Down Sizing Yard Sale! Nov. 1st @
Critter
Care
Pet
Sitting:
We
offer
8:00am till 2pm. Rain date Nov. 2nd.
Do you have a sentimental lamp
that’s not working? Excellent lamp affordable and professional care for 544 Oak Spring Drive, Aylett, Va.
repair and restoration. Fear Not, call your pet in the comfort of their
home. We also offer walking
Doc at 804-247-3370
programs. Call 804-339-7265
TOP CASH PAID -We’re buying
The Goodie Barn. From big to small,
we have it all! Furniture of all kinds, Boarding, Twin Ponds Kennels, antiques, old tools, old guns, swords,
collectibles, holiday, décor, gift Indoor/Outdoor runs, heated & air guitars, old trains, military items, old
items, knick knacks & more. 7717 conditioned. Obedience Training & toys, glassware, clocks, nautical
Gun Dog Training. Call Patty or things, other old items. If you're
Rich-Tapp. Hwy, Aylett
Danny Waltman 769-3095 or 370- cleaning out a house, shed, attic,
8793 www.twinpondskennels.com
garage, basement, etc., Call 804-3375329 Friendly Service and Fair
DOG
BOARDING:
Indoor,
outdoor,
CNA’S, NA’s, PCA’S needed for
full-time or part-time, Tuesday private runs, individual attention. Prices Paid!
through Thursday, in West Point and Conveniently located 1/4 mile off FREE PICK UP: Looking to haul
surrounding counties. Please apply at 360 near Rt. 30. Reservation away your unwanted junk. Will pick
Home in Home Care, 6736 Main St., suggested. Edgewood Farm 769- up broken refrigerators, appliances,
scrap metal, car batteries, etc. Let
Gloucester, VA 23061 or call (804) 4838
me save you a trip to the dump. Call
824-9232 between 9am and 3pm.
804-840-0682
Looking for caregiver to assist with
preparing meals, administering APARTMENT FOR RENT medication, and assisting with Aylett - Brick 2 Bedroom, large eatbathroom needs. Central Garage in kitchen, washer-dryer, excellent CHILDCARE: Will care for your
Area., hours vary. Please call 804- location, From $735. per month. child in my home. Infants to five
“Rent
Special”
7 6 9 - years old.
Small group.
241-5255
0867,www.colonialsquareapartments Experienced provider. Pet free/
Barn Help Wanted, 2 and 4 hours a .com
Smoke free.
McCauley Park
day, clean 10 stalls & misc. horse
activities. Must know Horses. Call HOME FOR RENT: Central Subdivision. One mile west of Rt.
Garage area of King William~ 3 30/360. References available. Call
804-814-1182
Bedroom, 2 Full Baths-- $1,200/ Susan/804-769-0892.
Deputy Sheriff –Communications
month. Available November
Dispatcher The King & Queen Co.
1st. First months Rent & Security
Sheriff’s office is accepting
Deposit due up front. $30/adult HOMES FOR SALE: 219 Mill
applications for Deputy Sheriffs and
application fee for credit and Stream Ave. Walkerton-$149,950
Communications Dispatchers. Fullbackground check. No Pets, No 3 Bedrooms, 2 baths Seller Highly
time, part-time and auxiliary
Smoking. Call Ellen Otey, Twin Motivated!! ~~ 161 Fieldview
positions are now available.
Rivers Realty, Inc. 804-241-4314. Drive-3 bedroom, 2 baths, very
Applicants must be at least 21 years
of age, have a valid driver’s license, Beautiful upstairs apartment for private– only $95,000! ~~ .94
and a high school diploma or rent with private entrance, 2,000 acres on Mahixon Rd. ONLY
equivalent. No criminal history. For sq. ft., two large decks, secluded. $50,000! ~ Call ELLEN OTEY
additional information and an All utilities, appliances, furniture with Twin Rivers Realty, Inc. to
application package, please contact and Directv included. Close to SELL YOUR HOME OR
the Sheriff’s Office at 804-785-7400 routes 360 & 30. Available LAND. 804-241-4314
or 804-785-5486. We are an Equal immediately. $1,100 per month.
No Pets! Call 804-769-0592
Opportunity Employer.
YARD SALE
DOG & CAT
SERVICES
WANTED
HELP WANTED
FOR RENT
CHILD CARE
REAL ESTATE
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CHIROPRACTIC CLINIC
Dr. Joanne Schmit, D.C.
D.A.B.C.O.
Certified Chiropractic Orthopedist
712 Main Street,
West Point, VA
843-2093
Neck, Arm & Shoulder Pain
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