The annual West Virginia Tourism Board Day event held at the State Capitol was attended by representatives from Hancock, Brook and Ohio Counties, along with three Marshall County representatives.
Marshall County representatives were Greater Moundsville CVB Chairman and Grand View Park General Manager Craig White, CVB’s Olivia Archie and Palace of Gold’s Tommy Halibor.
The event will allow tourism officials across the state to meet with state legislators and distribute information about various attractions, White said.
One of the first people to visit their booth was their daughter, Melinda Barrett, who happens to work for the Capitol.
In addition to the conference, White has already attended tourism-related events in Pittsburgh and Cleveland and will be attending a similar event in Washington DC in two weeks.
The Marshall County Board of Education approved several hires at a meeting last Tuesday.
Junior high school assignments are:
Cameron High (middle) — Matt Francis, head baseball coach. Logan C. Burkett, assistant baseball coach.
Moundsville Middle — LJ Winland, baseball head coach. Tyler M. Hughes, assistant baseball coach.
Sherard Middle — Dillon J. Mangino, baseball head coach. Brian K. Berger, assistant baseball coach.
Jason P. Darecio was appointed assistant baseball coach at Cameron High School.
Anastasia N. Klemm has been hired as a Competitive Robotics Coach.
The nominated teachers were Layne T. Martin as Cameron High School English teacher and Holly R. Pettit as Home Science teacher.
Advisor — Special Education Advisor/Autism Mentor Heather M. Merritt McNinch Elementary School to Sherard Middle School Special Education Advisor/Autism Mentor. Nicole M. Veranaco, Special Education Assistant/Autism Mentor, Middle Moundsville Circuit. Stacey A. Cecil at Split Level Aide/ACCAT at Sand Hill/Itinerant.
Bus Operators – Shantel L. Crow Bus Operator (Route 27-16 in Sand Hill) to Bus Operator (Route 1 Waymans Ridge/Ridge 25). David A. Scollick, Route 55-14 to Glen Dale/Sherrard Schools.
Cook — Patricia M. Laos, halftime at McNinch Primary. Carla J. Morehead Cook II Sherard Middle to Cook II Moundsville Middle. Nicola Cook (halftime) from John Marshall of Central Elementary School to Cook II.
Also at Tuesday’s meeting, Marshall County School Facilities Director Michael Price provided an update on the construction project. Price touts John Marshall’s Natatorium’s request for professional design services qualification, and also noted that the gymnasium/cafeteria of his school in Washingtonlands has completed floor abatement.
The warehouse and salt shaker of the bus garage have been completed.
The Knights of Columbus Council No. 1907, Moundsville will host a fundraising spaghetti dinner on February 5th from 11am to 2pm at Xavier Hall at 915 Sixth Street.
Tickets are available at the door or by calling 304-281-9152.
Individuals responsible for maintaining Limestone Cemetery should consider making a donation to a family member who has someone buried in the cemetery.
Karen Cofield has stated that Limestone Presbyterian Church does not own the cemetery and that the burial plots are deeded to the survivors of those buried there. He added that there is less money going into the maintenance account because it is less.
The Future of Moundsville Youth Center turns 3 months old this week.
Pastor CJ Proger of Ash Avenue Church of God is pleased with the attendance and support of community members. The center is for young people in grades 6 through 12 and is open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 3:30 pm to 7:30 pm and Saturday from 10 am to 4 pm.
Melissa Norris is the Director of the Center.
Plogger said the center needs volunteers and can be reached at 304-845-5395.
A free movie will be shown at the Moundsville Marshall County Public Library on Monday.Start time is 6pm
The library’s ‘Random Monday Movie’ is generally a critically acclaimed feature film aimed at an adult audience, and the film, titled ‘Amsterdam,’ will be a historic release in 2022 with an all-star cast featuring Margot. It was noted for being a comedy-drama. Directed by David O. Russell, Robbie, Christian Bale, John David Washington.
Rated R (short violence, bloody imagery, profanity) and lasts 134 minutes.
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