Good morning, White Hall.

I hope this finds everyone enjoying this beautiful, but wet spring! It is keeping us busy keeping the grass cut but the flowers are loving this weather!

WVU International Student

West Virginia University International Extension/Scholarship Student, Pia Panaew, showed slides and told the story of her homeland, Thailand, and her experiences at WVU.

The event was held at the Pleasant Valley Municipal Building. Thank you to the West Virginia Extension Service for sharing the experiences of this young lady with the Marion County CEOS.

100 Hundred Years of 4-H Camping

The WVU Marion County Extension Service is celebrating 100 years of 4-H Camping in Marion County.

In addition to this being the theme of the annual youth camp, they are having a one day reunion for 4-H Alumni, supporters, spouses, and current members on July 6. It will be held at Marion Camp Mar Mac.

For more information you may contact Tina Cowger, 4-H Youth Development WVU Extension Agent at (304) 367-2772 or

marioncountyextension@gmail.wvu.edu

White Hall Elementary School

Mathplayground.com is a website that has activities to complete throughout the summer on a home computer or I-Pad. The site helps kids stay up on their math skills and is recommended by the school for students while on summer vacation. The website also shows that math is fun!

White Hall Town Hall

At the next city council meeting, Mayor Guy Ward will open the ceremonies with pledge of allegiance to the flag, prayer, call to order, roll call of officers and approval of the minutes.

First Exchange Bank will give a presentation.

The treasurer and financial reports will be approved at the next meeting. Any public hearing, along with the volunteer fire department, Public Safety Building, police, legal, maintenance/public works department, Town Coordinator reports and pending or old business are on the agenda.

The following is on the agenda as new business: Hearing of Requests for Contributions from hotel/motel Tax and other grants (will be considered for approval at the next meeting); Consider approval of request from First Exchange Bank for paving a portion of Heritage Way (can be added to 2019-2020 paving projects); Consider approval to advertise for bids for the 2019-2020 paving projects; consider approval to retire, with credit for previous time worked, J. Sue Brown for two days a week and to fill in for vacations and as needed; Consider approval of Resolution 19-006 entitled: Fair Housing Resolution; Consider approval of leasing agreement for two new police cruisers; Consider approval of coffee services for the new Public Safety Building; Consider approval to use hotel/motel funds; for tree trimming services as recommended by Public Safety Building Committee; Consider approval to use hotel/motel funds for picnic table at new Public Safety Building as recommended by Public Safety Building Committee;

Consider approval to use Uni-First Services for floor mats at the new Public Safety Building as recommended by the Public Safety Building Committee; Consider approval of recommendation by committee appointed to interview; prospective candidate for town attorney; Citizens’ concerns are limited to five minutes for each concern.

The meeting closes with final remarks from the council.

Bookmobile

The Bookmobile is available in White Hall on Wednesday, at the Middletown Commons from 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 (304) 366-1211.

If you have news, birthdays or anniversaries, please send them to me.

Call Claudia at (304) 534-3524, 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)63-1687.