The Fayette Tribune, Oak Hill, W.Va.

Local News

March 31, 2013

Community calendar — Monday, April 1, 2013


SCD Board — The Southern Conservation District Board will hold its monthly board meeting on April 11 at the SCD Building, 463 Ragland Road, Beckley, at 9:45 a.m. The agenda will be posted at the SCD office. For any questions concerning the above mentioned meeting, please call 304-253-0261.

Fayetteville Planning and Zoning — The Fayetteville Planning and Zoning meeting postponed last month because of inclement weather has been rescheduled to April 29 at 6 p.m.

Fayette County Commission — The Fayette County Commission will meet Friday, April 5 — regular meeting; Tuesday, April 16 — special meeting to lay levy, 9 a.m.; Friday, May 3 — regular meeting, 9 a.m.; Friday, May 17 — regular meeting, 9 a.m.; and Friday, May 31 — regular meeting, 9 a.m., in the Fayette County Commission chambers of the Fayette County Courthouse. The meetings are open to the public.

Board of Education — The Fayette County Board of Education will meet as follows: regular meeting — Monday, April 1, BOE office, 6 p.m.; statutory/regular meeting — Tuesday, April 16, Fayetteville High School, 6 p.m.; special meeting/LSIC Valley area schools (Local School Improvement Council) — Monday, April 29, Valley High School, 6 p.m.


HFT Auditions — Auditions for “Duck Hunter Shoots Angel” will be held at the Historic Fayette Theater in Fayetteville on April 8 and April 9, at 6 p.m. each evening. Roles are available for six males, ages late 20s to late 40s; one female, age late 20s; and one female, age late teens to early 20s. All actors should be able to speak with a southern (Alabama) drawl or a New York City accent. You do not need a prepared piece to audition, the director will provide one for you. Show dates are at 8 p.m. on July 12-13, 17-18, and 26-27 with a matinee show at 2 p.m. on July 28. Hailed by audiences as a comedy with a heartfelt message, the play follows the intersecting paths and the story of two guilt-ridden, bumbling, duck-hunting brothers from Alabama who think they accidentally shot down an angel, a depressed tabloid journalist, his reluctant photographer, their crazed boss, a shop-girl at a local Gas Mart, a half-man/half-alligator, and a ghost.

Craft Show — The 1st annual Craft Show sponsored by the Fayette County Cancer Support Group will be held Saturday, May 4 from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the Lewis Community Center, 469 Central Ave., Oak Hill. Admission will be by donation for the show, which will feature beautiful crafts from an array of talented artisans. Door prizes will be presented hourly and refreshments will be available. Vendor space is available at a cost of $35 per booth. For more info, call 304-640-1120. All proceeds from the event will go to the American Cancer Society’s annual Relay for Life.

Disaster Preparedness Fair — There will be a disaster preparedness fair April 13, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Fayetteville High School gym, 515 W. Maple Ave., Fayetteville. For more information, contact Jane Hardy at 304-640-1120 or

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