The Fayette Tribune, Oak Hill, W.Va.

Local News

February 13, 2013

Community Calendar — Thursday, February 14, 2013


-- Genealogy Society — The Fayette-Raleigh County Geneaology Society will meet Sunday, Feb. 17 at 2:20 p.m. at the Youth Building of the Church of the Brethren, Oak Hill.

-- Master Gardeners — The New River Master Gardener Association will meet on Feb. 21 at 6:30 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of the Fayetteville Baptist Church. Social time is from 6 to 6:30 p.m. Feel free to come out for this meeting. You may also call Marion Tanner, secretary, at 304-228-5394 if you have questions about Master Gardeners.

-- SCD Board — The Southern Conservation District will hold a special meeting on Thursday, Feb. 21 at the SCD Building, 463 Ragland Road, Beckley, at 10 a.m. Agenda topic items will include review of the operation and maintenance of WVCA/SCD flood control structures and channels in the SCD area, along with any other new business related to the SCD operations. For more information, call the SCD office at 304-253-0261.

-- Fayette County Commission — The Fayette County Commission’s next regular meeting is Friday at 9 a.m. in the Fayette County Commission chambers of the Fayette County Courthouse, and will include the vote canvass from the Feb. 9 excess school levy vote. The Board of Equalization and Review will meet Friday at 1 p.m. The meetings are open to the public.

-- Board of Education — The Fayette County Board of Education will meet as follows: special meeting — excess levy election canvass, Friday, county commission office, Fayette County Courthouse, 9 a.m.; regular meeting — Monday, Feb. 18, BOE office, 6 p.m.; special meeting (personnel if needed) personnel RIF/transfer hearings — Thursday, Feb. 21, BOE office, 6 p.m.; and special meeting (Local School Improvement Council, Midland Trail area schools) — Monday, Feb. 25, Midland Trail High School, 6 p.m.


-- Food Pantry — The Ministerial Association Food Pantry will distribute food to those who qualify on Wednesday, Feb. 27 at the Lewis Foundation Christian Community Center (the old Armory) on Central Ave., Oak Hill, from 9 to 11 a.m. Please bring identification and proof of current address. If you are unsure of the qualifications, come and talk to one of the workers. This service to the area is sponsored by the Fayette Plateau Ministerial Association.

-- Blood Drive — There will be an American Red Cross blood drive Thursday, Feb. 28 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Davis Hall lobby. The need is constant. The gratification is instant. For more information or to schedule an appointment, contact Jeanne Smith, 216 Davis Hall, 304-734-6617 or by e-mail at

-- Plateau Amateur Radio Hamfest — The Plateau Amateur Radio Hamfest is set for Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Lewis Community Foundation’s Christian Community Center, 469 Central Avenue, Oak Hill. Testing will be from noon until 2 p.m. For more information, contact Jane Hardy at 304-640-1120 or

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