This is a list of local cancellations that we know about as of press time. Please let us know of any others – thanks!
All evening activities at the Gilmer County Senior Center.
Dine-in meals at the Gilmer County Senior Center have been changed to Grab and Go Meals. Home delivery is still in place.
Visitation at Regional Jails has been cancelled for at least two weeks.
Visitation at FCI Gilmer has been suspended.
Easter Egg making and Sale for the Cancer Fund is cancelled for this year.
All events scheduled at the Gilmer County Recreation Center for the next few weeks.
Glenville Utility is closed to the public. Payments can be made through the night drop box. Call 462-7417 for any business questions.
Gilmer County PSD is closed to the public until further notice. Payments can be made through the drop box located on the right of the entrance door. Call 462-4272 for any business issues.
March 24 - Dr. Walsh's Prostate Cancer Screening in Urology Clinic at SJMH
March 28 - Special Singing at the Little Kanawha Independent Baptist Church
March 28 - Weston Rotary Blood Screening
March 29 - March 31 - The revival at Cedar Creek Baptist Church in Cedarville
April 4 - Community Easter Egg Hunt at the Gilmer County Recreation Center
April 4 - Burnsville Volunteer Fire Department's Fish Fry and Smoked Pork Loin Dinner
April 4 - Weston Rotary Blood Screening
April 7 - SJMH Diabetes classes at Ireland
April 18 - The 13th Annual Weston 5K in downtown Weston
April 26 - The Wellness Screening at Flatwoods Walmart
In competition with 1,400 other entries, the Glenville Democrat and Glenville Pathfinder were able to nail down several awards in a West Virginia Press AssociationÕs Better Newspaper Contest, judged by the New Jersey association.
David Corcoran, Sr. won a 1st Place for the Best Newspaper Column writing. The NJ judges noted that the column contained a lot of good community information in it and was folksy. Additionally, in the same category, Myra Chico took the 2nd Place prize plaque for mainly her touching memories of her Christmas dog, “Oslo.”
Corcoran, Sr. also took a 3rd Place in the Best Editorial competition, and Myra Chico landed a 2nd Place for being a Best News Columnist.
In the Advertising category, David Corcoran, Jr. garnered a 2nd Place for a Half Page ad with Best Spot Color. In addition, he was complemented with another 2nd Place for a Photo Essay of the Mysti-Con, a Fantasy Club Convention.
And, the entire News Staff was honored for its coverage of several local government issues.
Finally, both the Democrat & Pathfinder was honored by its efforts at Community Service with a 2nd Place for sponsoring the Annual Veterans Parade & Program and the Community Easter Egg Hunt.
Corcoran Sr. states, “We were most gratified to win so many awards as individuals, but the true mark for a successful newspaper is what it does for its community. We, consequently, treasure our service award the most.”