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M O R N I N G , J A N U A R Y 2, 11W8 le Sophia's 1967 Mayors Meet Looking over new filinK cahinots in the Town Hall at Sopliia are (left) former Mayor Hampton Thomas and Mayor liobcrt Porter, who discuss the 10117 year and plans for tlis; new year. Both 1 men held administrations in 'G7. Sophia Accomplishments Reviewed, Plans Revealed Looking f o r w a r d to a pros-i permis year of many accompli accompli lishmcnfs arc members of the Sophia Ti;'.m administration. First on the agenda for 1%S will be the construction of the new town garage. JJids will be let at the first council session of the year at 7 p.m. today at Town Hall. He-organization of the Sonimi Fire Department and facilities for a teen-age recreation recreation center arc being sought. employes, two city streets paved,.ditch digger and backhoo w;u (he garbage disposal dum[i iin-|]nirdiasc'd at a cost of $ti,848. roved and free garbage privi- In ooojioralion wilh Ihc So- ledges given for patrons of ,So-h'hia Klcincnt;iry School V/ide- phia Waler Works. A committee was named to organize organize a rcL-reation area on a vacant lot in H iff PC Street and Awake 4-11 Club's conservation project, Hie town purchased ]iew littov biirrrls for all Ihc sti'ccls and conducted the pi'o- new items were purchased fnr KTM'»- Tl »? '*'H t;iltj w° n . a Town Hall lo modernize the of-l-^alc award fur Us aecomiihsh- fiees. Included were filing c a h i - l m c t " - tiets, electric machine, I "This will be through the cooperation cooperation of all businesses, service organizations, scouts, churches, lodg (vested citizens/ 1 Mayor Robert schednlcdityp c ' w ,-iiei-, and a new gas stove. The Fire Department and volunteer firemen b e n e f i t e d , from other programs--insurance programs--insurance for the firemen, purchased purchased by (he administration. A !new 23-foot ladder extension was purchased for the fire ti'uek, the police c u r was and other f 1 Tiff HP 1 hr Irs. laylor l''imer;tl .services for Mrs. M;iliklii Byrrl lloskins Taylor year are improvemenKs of a!l,i, i s u i -aucc coverage streets and elimination of h a / a r - , pletely overhauled ami better of Wyoming, Ohio, will be held dons conditions at intersection intersection of trie ucw four-lane W. V;i. lli. The tidmitiislralion plans pi'o-_ #i';ims for improvement of .s the The first six months of I%V were under t h e administration of lUimpton Thomas, In di.sL'iissiug the old year, Thomas said his a d m i n i s t r a t i o n . ntul tiic police depart- Ihacl remodeled t h e To\vn '' mcnt ;md a hcautification and "clean-up the lo\vu" program. Mayor Porter said IliiiL " a l l citizens are invited to attend nil council meetings and state icir views on any latter that may help the city o grow and be a better place o live." "This is the only way the city ovcrnment knows what the cili- ens desire, 1 ' he added. The last six months of 1967 vas a period of many accom- lishmcnts for Mayor Porter nil his new administration. In luded were installation of sev ral new street lights, new water nes to improve water pressure and a new water line from Mid- vay to improve the water sup- ly. A night policeman was hired, raise in pay given to all citj ;il u cost, of anil placed a p.m. Thursday in Ciuciinw- She died Monday following a long illness. Survivors include one brother, brother, W. H. I l u n i o , of Bcckley. She was the niece of Mrs. Bur- ivolt Ware of Becklev. She was a sister of the , now roof oil it at a cost, nf 55011. A DC\V truck \vas purchaser! for t h n water dr-piu'tmcnt nncl new uniforms issued the police late Dr. ,lohn Iloskins, formerly formerly of Berkley and l.ynclihurj?, d e p a r t m e n t . In Jtme, water tank The body will Tappahamu'oek, vices in the 200,000-Kallon overhauled, painted and undercoatccl and a AM, INDIA RADIO BOOSTS TltANSMISSlON DEI1IIA DUN, India (AP) --, All India Radio, the government station, is lo establish a network of transmitters along the Himalayan Himalayan border area. Information Minislcv K. K Shah said a shortage of transmitters forced people the strategic border districts to listen to "enemy radio sla lions," presumably those of Pakistan and Communist China. be taken to Va., Tor ser- eemetery following (he Cincinnati scr- Opening Postponed The grand opening of the Christian Book Store at it's new location on Hefoer Street will not be held today as originally planned, according to liev. Carl Johnson, operator. Uev. Johnson said the store will I'e open, but the gala event has been postponed because of the heavy snows experienced here since Thursday. A new date for the event is be announced.

Clipped from Beckley Post-Herald02 Jan 1968, TuePage 10

Beckley Post-Herald (Beckley, West Virginia)02 Jan 1968, TuePage 10
Bobby Porter Member Photo

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