Boone County Commission meeting

The Boone County Commission will meet in regular session starting at 10 a.m. on August 18, 2015.

The agenda includes a Call to Order; Exonerations; Minutes; County Clerk’s Appointments & Finals; Public Comments; New Business; Update Boards & Authorities; and Approve bills and purchase orders.

The public is urged to attend this meeting.

Sherman High reunion

Sherman High School Classes of 1950, 1951, and 1952, and classes from the Forties, will hold its annual reunion on Saturday, September 12 at Holiday Inn & Suites, 400 Second Ave., South Charleston.

Registration deadline is August 29.

For further details, please call 304-836-5577.

Library board meeting

The next meeting of the Boone Madison Public Library Board of Directors is Aug. 18, at 4:30 p.m.

The public is welcome to attend. For more information please call 304-369-7842.

Ashford-Nellis Neighborhood Watch

Ashford-Nellis Neighborhood Watch Meeting, Tuesday, Aug. 25, at 6p.m. at the Nellis Church Archives.

Appalachian Council Head Start/Pre-K

The Appalachian Council Head Start is now accepting applications for the 2015-2016 school year. Children must be 3 or 4 by Sept. 1, 2015.

Services are available for children with disabilities or special needs. There is no fee required for entrance into Head Start.

Information needed to apply: Verification of income for a 12 month period, birth certificate from vital statistics, and an immunization record.

Head Start/Pre-K Locations: Brookview Elementary, Danville Head Start, Nellis Elementary, Prenter Head Start, Racine Head Start, Ramage Elementary, Wharton Elementary and Whitesville Elementary.

If you need information, please call 369-1000 or 1-877-539-2242.

Looking for Gold Star families

The Daniel Boone VFW and the Ladies Auxiliary are looking for families, in Boone Co, that have loved ones in the recent conflicts. We know that there is one. Just wanted to find out if there are more that we don’t know about. They are called Gold Star families.

This is the month for honoring Gold Star families.

Contact Sharon Cain at 304-836-5124 or Janet Williams at 304-369-2775 or 304-543-1822.

Senior Famers Market vouchers

The Boone County Community Organization located at 347 Kenmore Drive, Lick Creek Road in Danville is currently giving out the Senior Farmers Market Vegetable and Fruit Vouchers to the Senior Citizens of Boone County.

Vouchers will be given daily from 9 a.m. to noon and from 1 to 3 p.m., until the supply is gone. Vouchers will be given to Boone County Seniors 60 and over and only one (l) per household.

For income guidelines and more information call 304-369-0451.

19th Annual Brush Creek Grade School Reunion

The reunion will be on Saturday, Aug. 15, at the B. B. Johnston Shelter at Racine Park, beginning at noon.

Bring a covered dish and spend the afternoon with former classmates and long time friends.

Kuhn Cousins Reunion

It’s that time of year again for the annual Kuhn Cousins Reunion.

The date has been changed in hopes that more people will be able to attend. The date is now Satruday, Aug. 15, starting at 11 a.m. at the Danville Nurtrition Center in Lick Creek in Danville, beside Black Diamond Arbor.

Bring a covered dish and an empty stomach and come enjoy the fellowship and listening to “old” times. Also bring any old pictures you might want to share with everyone. Look forward to seeing you there.

If you have any questions or need directions, feel free to call Bobby Gobble at 304-369-4120 or Bernice Holstein at 304-369-1829.

Boone County Republican meeting

The Boone County Republican Executive Committee will meet on Monday, Sept. 7, at 6 p.m. at Park Avenue Restaurant in Danville for the purpose of reorganization and the recuitment of candidates to be placed on the ballot for next year’s May Primary Election.

All registered Republicans and Independents are welcome to attend this meeting.

Fall master gardener’s class

A fall master gardener’s class is scheduled at the old “Foster Grade School” at 455 Foster Road, Foster, WV 25081, starting Monday, Sept. 14, 2015.

Call the Boone Extension office for registration and information at 304-369-5869.

Early bird registration deadline is Monday, Aug. 17, 2015.

The cost is $75 total, inclusive of Master Gardener Manual if registered by Aug. 17, 2015. After that date the cost is $100.

Participants will learn various aspects of gardening, a bit about plant biology, pest management, best practices, plant propagation, landscaping, and much, much, more!

This is a ten week course. Classes are offered once a week for three hours on various topics like Botany, Soils and Fertilizer, and Trees and Fruits, among others. You must attend at least seven of the ten classes. At the end of the class there is a test covering the material presented. Upon passage you become a Certified Master Gardener. The first year you must complete 30 hours of volunteer work. After that, there is a requirement of 6 hours of volunteer work and six hours of continuing education.

Benefits of taking the class include lots of practical information, you become a member of the Boone County Master Gardener’s Club, many friendships, and lots of fun.

Mountaineer ChalleNGe Academy graduates

Calling all Mountaineer ChalleNGe Academy graduates, you are invited to join us for an afternoon of fun and memories.

All Grads Reunion is scheduled for Sept. 12, 2015 at 10 a.m. Registration is required. Registration Deadline: Sept. 1, 2015.

There are two ways to register, which including visiting the Facebook page or call Mrs. Burnside at 1-800-529-7700.

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