Nightmare on Main Street

The “Nightmare on Main Street” in Whitesville haunted house is located beside the former Richard Brown Insurance Agency in Whitesville.

Three floors of fright await you.

It will be open Oct. 9-10; Oct. 16-17; Oct. 23-24; and Oct. 30-31 at 7 p.m. each night.

The cost is $10 for adults and $5 for students.

Indoor walkers

The Madison Civic Center will be open for indoor walkers, Monday thru Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Please stop by Madison City Hall to sign in before walking.

Notice of meeting

The Boone County Public Service District will hold its regular monthly Water and Wastewater meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015 at the Board office.

If you wish to be on the agenda please call the Board office at 304-369-2622304-369-2622.

The Water Board meeting will open at 6:00 p.m., prevailing time, followed by the Wastewater meeting at its Board office in room 101 of the Danville Community Center, 731 Hopkins Avenue, Danville, West Virginia, for the following purposes: 1. Water Agenda: Approval of Invoices and Line Extensions. 2. Wastewater Agenda: Approval of Invoices and District Operations.

Foster Neighborhood Crime Watch

The Foster Neighborhood Crime Watch will meet Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015 at 7 p.m. at the Foster Community Center.

Speaker for this month will be Rodney Miller, Executive Director of West Virginia Sheriff Association.

Our meetings are very informing and we invite everyone to attend.

Masquerade mystery dinner

Join the Madison-Danville Jaycees on Oct. 17 at the Madison Civic Center for a masquerade themed murder mystery dinner. The event will run 6 to 9 p.m., is family friendly, and will have raffles, costume contests, and more.

Tickets are $15 per adult, $25 per couple, and $5 for kids.

For more information, visit or call Sara at 304-784-4259304-784-4259.

VFW looking for veterans

The Daniel Boone VFW and Aux are looking for Veterans that have served our country. We would like to make a history book about our Veterans. Questions like name, branch of service, rank, where you served and when you served should be answered. Other memories that you might want to share about your time in the service and what advice for us.

There is no time limit on this, but we would like to have a memory book of any Veteran that might like to share their memories. Contact us at 304-369-2775304-369-2775 or 304-836-5124304-836-5124.

Voice of Democracy and Patriot’s Pen Essay contest

The Voice of Democracy is a written and audio contest open to students in grade 9-12. This contest is a 3 to 5 minute audio/written contest. The top scholarship being $30,000. Essays with forms and audio are due Nov. 1, 2015.

This years theme is “My Vision For America.” Contact numbers are 304-836-5124304-836-5124 or 304-369-2775304-369-2775.

The Patriot’s Pen is a 300 to 400 type written essay. Forms are available to students in grades 6 to 8.

National Award is $50,000 and this years theme is “What Freedom Means to Me.” Essays with forms are due November 1, 2015. Contact numbers are 304-836-5124304-836-5124 or 304-369-2775304-369-2775.

You will be judged on imagination and human interest. express clearly your ideas in an organized manner. Speak in a clear credible manner. All forms are available in all schools.

If you cannot find a form in your school go to the WWW.VFW.ORG look for Scholarships to download a form (PDF). or contact one of the numbers listed above.

Looking for Gold Star families

The Daniel Boone VFW and the Ladies Auxiliary are looking for families in Boone County 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 304-836-5124304-836-5124 or Janet Williams at 304-369-2775304-369-2775 or 304-543-1822304-543-1822.

Secret Santa

Secret Santa applications are currently being accepted at the Boone County Community Organization office located at 347 Kenmore Drive, Lick Creek Road (behind the Health Departnent).

If you receive any amount of SNAP benefits you automatically qualify for Secret Santa for children 12 and under. Bring your SNAP card and SS# numbers for everyone in the household. If you do not receive SNAP benefits bring proof of monthly household income and a formulary will be used to see if you qualify.

The deadline to apply is Friday, Nov. 6, 2015. No applications will be accepted after this date.

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