The sign for the Middletown Mall has been taken down.The entrance-exit at the Walmart stoplight for the Mall, (that has been available for many years), has had the brush removed.

Hopefully, that means there will be a safe entrance-exit for the Middletown Commons at that stoplight in the future.

Beverly CEOS Meeting

The Beverly Community Educational Outreach Service (CEOS) meeting will be held next Monday, July 8th, at 1:30 p.m. at the Old Nixon School (Beverly Clubhouse).

The July lesson is an International lesson on Thailand. Claudia Holbert will be the lesson leader and hostess.

Short story and poetry deadlines are due to Patti Connor by July 15.

Happy July birthday this week to Carol Fleming and Jean Conley! Happy birthday, ladies!

White Hall Kiwanis Club

The Kiwanis Club of White Hall will be meeting next Monday, July 8 at Bob Evans, at 6 p.m.

Any questions please contact the club president, Dana Powell at 304-641-1601.

White Hall Town Hall

The regular meeting was held at the new Public Safety Building at 118 Tygart Mall Loop.

Mayor Guy Ward opened the ceremonies with the pledge of allegiance to the flag, prayer, call to order, and roll call of officers.

The May and June financial reports were approved.

The police, legal, Public Safety Building Committee, and Town Coordinator had no reports.

Cameron Michael, from theMaintenance/Public Works Department, reported they completed patching holes and are getting ready to move into the new building.

Financial reports were approved for the month of May and June.

White Hall’s new lawyer Frank Zimmerman introduced himself at the meeting.

The request from First Exchange Bank for reimbursement for a top coat on a portion of Heritage Way will be on the agenda for the next meeting.

Approval for the use of hotel/motel funds for tree trimming services and a picnic table will be on the agenda at the next meeting.

A donation request for the No Kill Shelter at the Human Society was postponed to the next meeting.

A donation of $750 to MCPARC for the Monongah playground was approved.

A donation for the Fairmont Little League All-Star Team was moved to the next agenda.

The amount per hour for the new town attorney was approved.

Leadership Marion 2019-2020 was approved for Beth Delloma to attend.

It was approved for the office to be closed in order for attendance of the Open House and to move to the new facility.

The update of the proposed Abandoned Building Ordinance was discussed.

The election results were discussed and the certification results were announced.One candidate was not eligible.

Mayor Ward gave a farewell address to the council and swore in the council members, Eric Martin, and Frank Jargon, mayor, John Michael, and the previous council members, John Jacob, and Charlie Mason.

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

The public was cordially invited Friday evening to the ribbon cutting ceremony at the new Public Safety Building at 118 Tygart Mall Loop.

An open house, reception, and guided tours immediately followed the ceremony.

Bookmobile

The Bookmobile is available in White Hall on Wednesday, at the Middletown Commons—9-10 a.m. (1st & 3rd week) and 10:30-11:30 a.m. (2nd & 4th week) near BB&T, and NASA IV & V, 12-1 p.m. (back parking lot 1st and 3rd week) Library 366-1211.

Contact

If you have news, birthdays or anniversaries, call Claudia at 304-534-2756, if you leave a message, leave your number, or e-mail me at claudiaholbert@yahoo.com.You may also leave your information with the town hall Monday through Friday from 8-4 p.m.

The Town Hall phone number is 304-367-1687.