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Supreme governor to visit Moose Lodge

Sep. 20, 2013 @ 12:00 AM

BARBOURSVILLE -- For the second time this year, the supreme governor, the chief presiding officer of the Loyal Order of Moose, will visit the Moose Lodge in Barboursville on Friday.

Joseph R. Koons was elected earlier this year as supreme governor. He is scheduled to visit the local Moose lodge at 7 p.m. Friday, according to Steve Trent, a member of the local fraternal organization.

Koons is scheduled to meet with local first responders, Trent said.

The previous supreme governor visited the local Moose lodge in February.

Koons joined the Moose in 1970.

NASA awards college with $2,500 grant

ASHLAND -- Ashland Community and Technical College has been awarded a $2,500 grant from NASA to support Science, Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) learning for area middle school students.

The grant will provide 10 scholarships for middle school students to participate in an "Introduction to Robotics" project this fall.

The camp is for 9- to 14-year-olds. It will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturdays from Oct. 12 to Nov. 16 at the Roberts Drive Campus.

The camp is available on a first-come basis. To register, students can go online under Youth Camps at http://ws.kctcs.edu/ashland or by calling 606- 326-2072.

Model Train Show set for this weekend

CHAPMANVILLE, W.Va. -- The third annual Chapmanville Model Train Show is set to run from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, and 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22. This show is located in the Old Chapmanville High School, now the Tracy Vickers Community Center, at 329 Tiger Circle ( Vance St ), located 1/4 mile up Crawley Creek Rd. from Rt. 10 in Chapmanville.

There will be direction signs to the show from all directions. There is no admission cost to enter the show.

Chapmanville is located 40 miles south of Huntington on W.Va. 10. From Charleston it is 45 miles south on W.Va. 119 (Corridor G).

Ronald McDonald House gives away car

HUNTINGTON -- Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Tri-State has announced the winner of a Toyota Camry awarded in a raffle giveaway at Saturday's ChiliFest events in downtown Huntington.

The winner was John Singleton of Logan, W.Va.

Chili sample ticket sales alone from Saturday's event raised more than $35,000 for the Ronald McDonald House.

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