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HAYWOOD HAYWOODCOUNTYNEWS.COM HC2 THURSDAY, APRIL 3, 2008 HAYWOOD COUNTY NEWS A GANNETT NEWSPAPER (USFSUM4CW) Meet the Staff th ofdos H M 449 PtfMii St, WtoyMwWCi NC 28786. Cai 452 1467. Ofta ham M &30 un. id man and 1 to 5 pjn Monday " ' - Kyle Dixon General MragcrEdMor 452-1467,613(12 Karen Greene i Office Coonhttof 452-1467, Ert. 301 Andre Rodriguez Stat Writer RMdcounty . 452-1467. 61 305 y if Jteuwe Wilson ifljtising OpcnMiOQS tipordmator kJ Esta Account Executive ItfcHLODRI 4S2-lr467, Ext 306 i&rsoF THE WEEK Paritwsy b a young, mate shep-hofd mix, houst-tnriiMd, vwy swMt Mid 0DOd wtth cMdrwi and other pets. Can Saiga Animal Rescue at 508-3300. r- V Jade Is beautiful, longhaired tabbywhite female kitty; about -2 years old, very loving and affectionate. Cat) Sarge Animal Rescue at 508-3300. DID YOU KNOW? Cold Mountain is in the - Shining Rock Wilderness of Pisgah National Forest The mountain was originally part of the Cherokee Nation. The elevation of Cold Mountain is 6,030 feet, which makes it the tallest peak in the wilderness area. Much of Pisgah National Forest was originally owned by George W. Vanderbilt n, the builder of the Biltmore Estate. His widow sold the land that included Cold Mountain to the U. S. Forest Service for $5 an acre. Qa-friday, Sept. 13, 1946, a B-25 bomber crashed into Cold Mountain. ' Fife World War II heroes were killed instantly in the crash. The men ranged in age from 27-40. Those who died were Maj. Gen. Paul B. Wurtsmith, a World War U fighter - pilot and the youngest general in the Army Air Force; Lt. CoL Fred L. Trickey Jr, a highly decorated B-29 bomber ' pilot; Lt. CoL Paul R. Okerbloom, also a World War II bomber pilot; Master Sgt Hosey W. Merritt, the radio operator; and Staff Sgt Hoyt W. Crump, the flight engineer. The hike to the top is a strenuous 10.6-mile round trip, with an elevation climb of more than 2,800 feet whats doing ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT TASTE OF CHOCOLATE, April 11. Professional and amateur bakers are invited to participate in the event, entering their favorite chocolate delight Participants are requested to supply about 100 tastes, and may submit their entries for both taste . and presentation awards. Held at , laurel Fridge Country Club in Waynesville. For more information ' about the event and tor an applica-' tion, call Elaine Kuril, 456-6456. CONCERT TO BENEFIT HRMC HOSPICE BUILDING FUND, 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Colonial Theatre, Park . Street, Canton. Several distinguished performers will be on hand to raise money for the new Haywood Regional Medical Center Hospice and End-of-Ufe building. The performing artists are Roy Schaberg, a retired professor of hom; Gail Schaberg, principal flutist of the Orchestra of Northern New York; and lori, Katelyn, Andrew and Matthew Hammell. Lori Hammell plays with the Asheville Symphony and teaches Suzuki violin at home. Her daughter Katelyn, 9, has played the violin since she was 3. Andrew, 7, also started playing the violin with his mother at age 3. Matthew, 3, has been playing the violin for about nine months. Craig Summers will accompany. Sunmers is a board-certified music therapist who has worked for the past 10 years at HRMC Hospice and is the music director at Waynesville First Presbyterian Church. Donations will be accepted. FOR THE YOUNG ONES BETHEL CHRISTIAN ACADEMY In Canton is accepting applications for the 2008-09 school year. Visit the Web site at www.bcaeagles.org to print an application. If you would like to set up a tour of the school, call 648-4492. PRESCHOOL STORY TIME FOR AGES 3-5, 11 a.m. every Friday at the Haywood County Library, 678 S. Haywood St, Waynesville, and 1 1 a.m. Mondays at the Canton Branch Library, 11 Pennsylvania Ave., Canton. Call 452-5169. BILINGUAL STORY TIME, 4 p.m. every Tuesday, Haywood County ' Library, 678 S. Haywood SL, Waynesville. Call 452-5169. FITKIDZ, 3:45 p.m. every Friday at the Haywood Regional Health & Fitness Center, Leroy George Drive, ' Clyde. With one out of three children in the U.S. being obese, now is the time to encourage fitness. Group fitness classes have been designed just for children ages 8-14. Yoga, spinning, water aerobics and step aerobics will be offered. OPEN PLAY VOLLEYBALL, 6-9 p.m. every Tuesday at the Waynesville Recreation Center, Vance Street Waynesville. Open play Is offered for youths ages 12-17. Free to members of the center or $3.40 per youth. TINY TALES, 11 a.m. every Tuesday at Canton Branch Library, Children's Department, 11 Pennsylvania Ave., ' Canton, and Wednesday and Thursdays at 11 a.m. at Waynesville Main Library, Children's Department 678 S. Haywood SL, Waynesville. TEEN ADVISORY BOARD, 5 p.m. every third Tuesday at various locations. Call Joyce Martin for details, 452-5169. . PUBLIC SERVICE GHOST TOWN AUDITIONS, Actors auditions begin at 3 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday. Call-backs on Sunday. Singers and dancers audition at 10 a.m.Friday and 3 p.m. Saturday. All those auditioning should have material prepared and be prepared to learn. Headshots and Put your musical, stage talents to WwtS1 growing up, no one in my family seemed to have any musical talents, or at least none that they were willing to share. I never witnessed i either of my grandparents on OUT AND ABOUT KeVBfl Gtmm my mother's side sing or play an instrument, and my dad's family liked music, but his parents weren't musical I guess my great-grandmother was the most talented in the family when it came to musk; she had great rhythm and was a dancer., My dad loved bluegrass where in WNC? ri;i nil iiHfl Does this photo look famOTar? Send entries to Karen Greene via e-mafl at kmenaywoodcountyT)ews.coni wtth subject foe "Where In WNC?" Or mat your entry to the newspaper Haywood County News office, AshevIHe Ctton-Tlmes, Attn: Where In WNC? 449 Pigeon St, WaynewMe, NC 28786. 1 Last week photo was the railroad resumes are required. Call 926-1140, exL 316, for an appointment GREEN THUMB DAY, April 15, Main St, Whittier (Exit 72 off U.S. 74). Get into spring and take home bedding . plants and hanging baskets and meet area artists and crafters. Browse heritage and holiday exhibits. Contact Gloria Nolan 727-497-2393 tor more information.. RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE, 11:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Crabtree-Iron Duff Volunteer Fire Department 99 Susie Noland Road, Clyde. Call Valaree Crawford, 627-2496 to volunteer or donate blood STOREWIDE HALF-PRICE SALE, April 7-ll,Withln Reach Thrift Store, 141 . Main SL, Canton. Hundreds of items less than $1.50. Everything in the . store is half-price: Daily restocking. Ask about a frequent buyer card. Call 648-8183. AMATEUR RADIO CLUB: The Haywood County Amateur Radio Club meets at Hardee's on Russ Avenue, Waynesville, each Saturday at 8 a.m. for breakfast and fellowship. SARGFS FOSTER PET ADOPTION, 10a.m.-2p.m.,Aprtll2,WNC Visitors Center, 262 Depot St, Waynesville. All pets have been spayed or neutered and have all applicable medications and shots. Photos of available foster animals can be found on the Web sites wwwjargeandfriends.org or www.petfinder.com. As these animals are adopted, more can be saved from euthanasia from the Haywood County animal control facility. For more information visit the Web site or call 508-3300. HAWA SPAYNEUTER HUMANE ALLIANCE DAYS SCHEDULE, 8-8:30 a.m. April 16, April 30, May 14, May 28, June 1 1, June 25, July 9, July 23, Aug. 6, Aug. 20, Sept 3, Sept 17, Oct 1, Oct 15, Oct 29, Nov. 1Z and Dec. 10. On these transport dates, the animals are dropped off at the designated site in Waynesville Animals are taken to the Humane Alliance Low Cost SpayNeuter Clinic via transport and returned the next day (Thursday) at 1p.m. For more information, call HAWA, 452-1329. AARP TAX AIDE, 9:15 a.m.-l p.m. every Tuesday and 1-5 p.m. every Wednesday through April 15 at the Haywood County Public Library, 678 S. Haywood St, Waynesville. In order to receive assistance each taxpayer must present an official photo identification, Social Security card or correspondence for each person listed on the return, all relevant tax documents and the taxpayer return for 2007. For joint returns both spouses must be present AARP and IRS provide trained and certified volunteers at no cost to the taxpayer. COMMUNITY QUILTS, 10 a.m.-2 and country music, and that was actually one of the interests he and I shared. We spent a lot of time listening to records and watching shows like "Hee Haw"' together. His favorite singer was George Jones, so occasionally we would buy the newest album and spend the evening listening to each of the songs. Even today, I can't hear "He Stopped Loving . Her Today" without thinking of my daddy. It was his favorite "Possum" song. My husband, Dallas, is a great musician and singer, so when we were married, he hist automatically assumed that I could sing, too. But all the singing I did back then was in the privacy of my car with the radio turned up so PHOTO BY KAREN GREENE bridge at Howel MM Road. p.m., the second and fourth Thursday of each month, quitters sew for Haywood County nursing homes and the neonatal unit Call for more information 926-6003 or 926-9177. GATEWAY TO THE SMOKIES TOAST-MASTERS MEET, 5:30-6:30 p.m. every Monday at the Haywood County Public Library, 678 S. Haywood St, Waynesville. Goal is to "build better public speaking" All are welcome. THE CRABTREE, IRON DUFF, HYDER MOUNTAIN COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CLUB MEETS, 7 p.m. the second Thursday of each month at the Community Center on Tommy Boyd Road. All are welcome. Call 627-9666. THE HAYWOOD COUNTY REPUBLICAN WOMEN'S CLUB MEETS, 11:30 a.m. the second Monday of each month. Call Gussie, 627-1180 or 734-4201, Claire. 926-7809, Oi Pat, 926-4645, to attend. HOPEFUL LIVING: WOMEN'S CAN- . CER SURVIVOR SUPPORT GROUP, 5:30-7:30 p.m. the third Tuesday of every month, Haywood Regional ' ' Medical Center Fitness Center third floor classroom, Leroy George Drive, Clyde. Call Sandi, 627-9666, or Rina, 627-0227. . ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION MEETS, 4:30 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of each month at the First United Methodist Church in Waynesville and at 2:30 p.m. the third .Thursday of each month at Silver Bluff Care Center, Silver Bluff Drive, Canton. Call 254-7363. HIGH COUNTRY QUIITERS GUILD MEETS, 7 p.m. the third Thursday or each month at the Community Center, Soco Road, Maggie Valley. For more information, call 926-9177 or 926-4427. CLASSES QUILTING CLASS, 9 a.m.-2 p.m! every Thursday, at the Old Armory Recreation Center, Boundary Street Waynesville. There is no charge for the class. For more information, contact Georgia Guidroz, 926-0118 or Michael Huffsteoer, 456-9207. ART CLASSES FOR TEENS AND ADULTS, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Waynesville Recreation Center, Vance Street Waynesville. Cost is ' $20 for members, $24 nonmem-bers. Children's classes are from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Call 454-9890. WEEKLY CLASSES. Pilates with Fran, noon every Monday, Wednesday and Friday; yoga with Kim, 1-2 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday; yoga with Kendra, 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays; singing crystal bowls with Ophelia, 7 p.m. every Friday; and intuitive heart group with Pat Clendenen, 1-3 p.m. every Monday, Crystal Dragonfly, 145 loud that I could hardly hear ' myself. But after a lot of hard work and practice, I agreed to sing with him one night at church. Well, let's say I agreed on the condition that I be allowed to stand behind the upright bass. I had terrible case of stage fright and preferred to try and hide. I cant say that I was good, but the congregation didn't ask ' me to sit down and be quiet, so I was happy. We continued to practice new songs, and I learned to carry a tune, and we, together with friends and family, spent several years singing in rest homes, for benefits and . in churches. In fact, for five years we sang in one place or another every night of the week except Tuesday. This Wall St, Waynesville. EVENTS FOR SENIORS SILVER SNEAKERS, 11 a.m.-noon Tuesdays and Thursdays, at the Waynesville Recreation Center, Vance Street Waynesville. Proven, results-oriented programs than enable older adults to take charge of their health and maintain an active, independent lifestyle. Call 456-2030. SENIOR TENNIS GROUP, 8:30-11 a.m. every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, at The Donnie Pankhv Tennis Center, 128 W. Marshall St, Waynesville. Senior group season is May-October for intermediate players and above with six courts reserved for play. For more information, call 456-2030: SENIOR BALANCE, 10-11 a.m. every Monday and Wednesday, Waynesville Recreation Center, Vance Street Waynesville. Free to members and $20 per month for nonmembers. Stretching, freehand exercises, weight training, discussions on nutrition, stress and medicines. The object is to bring as much balance , to the body as possible. INFORMATION ON RESOURCES FOR OLDER ADULTS IN HAYWOOD COUNTY, call 2-1-1, or by cell phone 888-892-1 162; access the Web sites www.nc211.org or www.haywoodconnections.org. Visitors to the Haywood Connections site will find a comprehensive service directory, a calendar, news Items and social, recreational, health and wellness activities. If you still cannot find the information you seek, call Odile at Haywood Community Connections, 452-2370. HEALTHFITNESS CARDIO STRENGTH TRAINING, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at the Waynesville Recreation Center, Vance St, Waynesville. Cost is $20 per month for nonmembers. Call 456-2030.: ZUMBA LATIN DANCE FITNESS CLASSES, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays atthe Waynesville Recreation Center, Vance SL,Waynesville.Costis$20per month for nonmembers. Call 456-2030. FREE NUTRITION CLASS, 5:30 p.m. every Monday, in the auditorium of the Waynesville Public Library, 678 & Haywood SL, Waynesville. If you need motivation, inspiration and accountability for your health and weight goals, call 456-2894 for more infor- matjon and to pre-register so that class materials are prepared for you. (small class material fee applies). FOOD ADDICTS ANONYMOUS, 6-7 p.m. each Monday at the Friendship , House, Academy Street Waynesville. This is a 12-step recovery program for individuals suffering from food addiction. For more information, call Liz at 400-7239. NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS MEETING, 7 p.m. the third Thursday of each month in the Asbury Sunday school room, First United Methodist Church, 566 S. Haywood St, Waynesville. Call Suzanne Gemandt 452-2383 or 452-0058. HEALTHY HAYWOOD'S ACTION TEAM MEETINGS, obesity, 130-3:30 p.m. the first Monday of each month at the Old Armory, Boundary Street Waynesville. Cancer, 2-4 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at Waynesville Live, 262 Depot St in Frog Level. Mental health, 2-4 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month at Waynesville Live; and asthma, 2:30-4:30 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of each month on the second floor of the Haywood Regional Health and Fitness Center, Leroy George Drive, Clyde. JAZZERCISE, 6:45-7:45 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday hi the multipurpose room of Waynesville work at Ghost Town was the time I used to clean house, do laundry and the . shopping. During those five years, we met a lot of people, and some became good friends along the way. But everyone we met was special to us. Many of them we haven't seen in 15 or 20 years; then we run into them and pick up right where we left oft picking and singing and hist having a good time enjoying the music. One thing we learned is that Western North Carolina is rich with talent There are so many people who are carrying on ' the traditional mountain music that is so much a part of our heritage. Some if not most of them are even more talented than those I heaJJon Recreation Center, Vance Street Waynesville. Cost Is $35 for members and $42 for nonmembers. RECREATION LONGABERGER BASKET BINGO, doors will open at 6 and die games begin at 7 p.m. Friday at the Laurel Ridge Country Club, Eagles Nest . Road, Waynesville. The event is hosted by the St Johns Cathohc , Women's Circle. For a $15 ticket one will receive 21 games of bingo and chances to win authentic Longaberger baskets fille-J with gifts from area sponsors. Desserts and coffee or tea are complimentary with - your ticket For a small additional ; cost one can also play three bingo special games and participate in raffles on two large baskets filled with gifts. Because of space limitations, everyone needs a ticket to enter, including children. Wraps from the . Patio, sodas, and water wilt be avall- ' able for sale. The event Is atcohol-and smoke-free. For tickets or more . information, contact Debra Gugliemi, 452-2066, UzBrigham, 452-7133, . or Jean Burton, 508-1060. INTERCOLLEGIATE LUMBERJACK COMPETITION, 9a.m.-5p.m., April 12, Haywood Community College, Freedlander Drive, Clyde.Six regional lumberjack teams will compete in sawing, chopping, axe throw, and other lumberjack sport events. Contact Jenny Carver, 627-4560, for more information. SECOND ANNUAL HAPPY TAILS BENEFIT GOLF TOURNAMENT, April 17, Laurel Ridge County Club, Eagles Nest Road, Waynesville. Tournament to benefit Sarge Animal Rescue Foundation in its effort to build an adoption center FOLKMOOT PHOTO CONTEST, Deadline is April 15. Part of a series of events planned to celebrate the 25th year of FolkmootThe competition is free and open to the public. The winning entry will be announced on May 1. Complete contest details and entry forms are available on the Folkmoot Web site www.folkmoot usa.org or by calling 452-2997. SPRING '08 SOCCER SIGNUPS. Late registration for ABYSA spring '08 soccer season is open. Any child interested can register and play. We have both boys and girls leagues in almost all age groups. Teams hold practice within your focal high school district The spring season runs March-May. Programs available for children age 4-17. ABYSA is Western North Carolina premier recreation soccer program with over 2800 participants. Online registration is quick and easy at www.abysa.org or call 299-7277 for more information. ACOUSTIC GROUP MEETS, 7 p.m. every Monday at Faith United Methodist Church, 53 Hendrix St, Waynesville. Mountain dulcimers, hammered dulcimers, guitar, mandolin, fiddle, banjo, autoharp and bass players (no amplifiers please) welcome. Mountain, folk, sacred, Celtic and bluegrass music. Contact Carol Gatrell, 454-9757 or bcgatrellbellsouth.neL OPEN PLAY VOLLEYBALL, 6-9 p.m. . every Tuesday for youths ages 12-17 and 6-9 p.m. every Wednesday for adults ages 18 and older. Offered by the Waynesville Recreation Park. Free to members of the center or $3.40 per youth and $5 per adult Call 456-2030. KARAOKE, 7 p.m. every other Friday . at the American Legion Post 47, Legion Drive, Waynesville. Open to all members and their guests. Call 456-8691. ' PIGEON VALLEY BASSMASTERS MEETS, 7 p.m. the second Monday of each month, at the Canton .. Library, 11 Pennsylvania Ave., Canton. Pigeon Valley Bassmasters Invites members of the fishing community to attend Its rnorrthty meeting. For dub information, e-mail miMleforMcrtcom.net or call 884-2846. the radio and television . today. . If you enjoy picking and singing, dancing or even acting and have a willingness to share it with others, now is the time for you to step for" ward. Jr" s time for the Ghost Town auditions for the 2008 season. Actor auditions begin at 3 pjn. Friday and 10 ajn. Saturday 5. Call-backs are on Sunday. Singers and dancers audition at 10 ajn. ' Friday and 3 pjn, Saturday. All those auditioning should have material prepared and be prepared to learn, Headshots and resumes are required. Call 926-1140, ext 316, for an appointment I"- 1

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