The Fayette Tribune, Oak Hill, W.Va.

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April 3, 2013

Community Calendar — Thursday, April 4, 2013


-- Caregiver Support Group — A Caregiver Support Group meeting/training session will be held on Monday, April 8, at 1 p.m. at the Fayette Senior Center, 108 Lewis Street, Oak Hill. Contact either Janet Zamiela or Regina Mims at 304-465-8484 if you have any questions.

-- Fayette County Board of Health — The Fayette County Board of Health will meet Thursday, April 25 at 4 p.m. at the Fayette County Health Department.

-- 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: 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.


-- Layland Miners Memorial Groundbreaking — There will be a groundbreaking ceremony for the Layland Miners Memorial on Saturday, April 6 at 6 p.m. at the Layland Baptist Church in Layland. An explosion on March 2, 1915, killed 112 miners at Layland, the county’s largest mining disaster in history. The memorial will consist of three granite stones, one with the names of all 112 miners who perished flanked by stones with the names of the 53 miners who survived the accident. The planning committee is still seeking funds to complete the project and donations can made to the Layland Miners Memorial Committee, PO Box 62, Layland, WV, 25864. Directions to Layland Baptist Church can be found on the church website,

-- Animal Shelter in Need — The Fayette County Animal Shelter/New River Humane Society is in need of kitty litter, dog food, canned dog food and canned puppy food. Donations may be dropped of at Betty Craft’s house, Hounds Good, Oak Hill Kominsky Chiropractic, Delfino’s, and also at the shelter. Volunteers also will pick up donations. Any and all donations are greatly appreciated. Monetary donations are gladly accepted; please mail to New River Humane Society, PO Box 955, Fayetteville, WV 25840 (please designate for dog food, kitty litter). And remember: Adopt, spay, neuter.

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