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CLINCH VALLEY TIMES, St. Paul, VA, Thursday, May 16, 2013 Page 5 ........... ........ April Clinch River Photography Club news : :: : by Barbie Gordon Third and second place winners way to find out what happened.if The Clinch River Photo- had a 3 way tie: Tracy Hill, Stan you can't come is to follo us @ graphy Club has been very Crabtree and Neda Smith Van Clinch River Photography Club .............. active the past several weeks. D3 ke. First place winner: Neda on Facebook. We enj?) the i :: Many have decided to join in on SmithVan Dyke.postings of children, friends, the fun by posting their work on Congratulations to our March family members, buildings, our Facebook page and interest winners[ vacations, little known "special is contagious! Activities such as The field trip to the Breaks places and admire the skill and monthly meetings at the St. Paul was a highlight for a small group talent of friends who have a Railroad Museum with guest of rock climbers who found kindred spirit for the 'photo speaker Stan Crabtree of Crab- more than a few inspiring vistas, bug'. We encourage our club tree Photography in Coeburn, cliff, rock outcroppings and backmembers to take part in our field trips to the Breaks to nature good old fashioned current project of cropping and Interstate Park, Blue Bell Island exercise on a spectacular hike interesting find to be featured in on the Clinch River and the led by Frank Skeens, Jr. Thanks the newspaper for the public to Sugar Hill Trail have been quite Frank! (next time I'm bringing guess the subject matter (the interesting and a lot of fun! my water bottle though!) Having larger picture). It should prove to , ".' : In discovering our 'eye' for a day filled with sunshine and be a fun challenge to include the picture taking we are learning to forming new friendships was community's input! Hopefully experience this interest from dif- indeed a real treat! The many of you will catch the photo | ferent viewpoints or other refreshing scenery and lunch bug aswell[ iii i angles, some might say. A major was well worth the Grand Stay tuned for upcoming interest has been in producing Canyon of the South"hike! photo contest information and nature photographs as we cap- Our discussion of various various other community active- ture our region's beautiful nat- photography techniques such as ties planned for the annual ural resources. With the onset of spring (YES!) there are count- working in raw images and Clinch River Days on May 31- 1earning how to crop, edit and June 2 @ less photo opportufiities every- enhance digital pictures in order www.cinehriverdays.com WOODthe ar ers Market in St WOFRKm Isaac Wrrell' pfatuhleonB lattnr S , lU; 71 s working with where we go. Blooming flowers, 1 wa The May meeting will take babies of all kinds, green grasses to better emphasis a particular subject have continued to inspire place on Tuesday the 21" with wood at and trees, sunlight and blue each member to meet new goals the contest theme of Waterfalls skies, birds and so much more and challenges. Many thanks go and Rivers at 6:30 pm at the St. inspired the following winners to Rhonda Jewel for demon- Paul Railroad Museum. See you of our March Spring Challenge. strating and answering questions there! about editing and working with Lastly, we had to say Coffee Time at raw image photography during "Goodbye" tea well-respected our April meeting, community leader and friend, Understandably, not every- Mrs. Ann Gregory. Your days of .I..dlk%J ~ one is able to make each suffering are past. Rest in'peace monthly meeting, so the best dear friend. We will miss Ou! f2~< ALWAYS A DELIGHT...The Center stage Cloggers from Coeburn entertained at the Farmers Market on Saturday. ViSK Every Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. the J. Fred Matthews Memorial Library will host Coffee Time for all area senior citizens. Seniors are invited to stop by the library from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. and have a cup of coffee, tea, cider, or hot chocolate and light refreshments. Visit with your friends, talk about the news going on in the area, read the local newspapers or browse through our magazine selections. Make plans to come by the library each Wednesday for coffee and conversation. SPRING SAVINI FROM MAY i When ln~ ~ a t-,t~ ~t ~ f~,~r ~ ~ . For more information contact the library at 276-762-9702. ........ ,: .......New registration, titling, and ;I Classified advertising works...call 762.7671 I safety requirements for mopeds on fabric with this ad by 7/1/13 Drivers Must Carry ID and Wear Helmet; Jump Start Registration Process Now So Seward - crsl Zaon RS3-S HOME rdEDICAL Beginning July 1, 2013, a moped crash because there was Virginia law requires every no identifying information on moped driver to carry a the victim or moped. Requiring .... ...... , ,, government-issued photo IDtitling and registration of mop- (does not have to be a driver's eds will allow law enforcement license) and every driver and to better track mopeds that are passenger must wear a helmet stolen and/or used in the while riding a moped. Drivers commission of crimes and would must also wear a face shield, safety glasses or goggles unless the moped has a windshield. Virginia law also requires mopeds operated on Virginia 276-762,01 6 Our pharmacy will compete withthe big boysl Plus we have jewelry and watches also a wide selection of much needed $1 items! TRI-COUNTY TIRE SERVICE, INC. "" We are buying gold and coins. Top dollar paid! Layaway jewelry for your special occasions! 16618 EAST RIVERSIDE DRIVE , allow them to more effectively deal with moped crashes. Statistics show that over the past five years, there have been 2,062 crashes involving mopeds. 31 of those crashes resulted in fatalities, and nearly all of the crashes (1,967)resulted in injuries. SAINT PAUL, VA 24283 .- .- .e, (276)762-9501 OR (276) 762-9591 :' MON, - Fill. 8AM - 5PM SAT. 8AM - 1PM 'Z> Couch Home Medical can provide you with all your home medical needs. Corner of 4th Avenue and Russell St Ph 276.762.9080 Fax 276 762-9081 roadways to be titled and registered by July 1, 2014, but moped owners can jump start the process this summer. DMV will begin titling and registering mopeds on July 1, 2013. A moped title is $10. The annual registration fee is $20.25. At the request of General Assembly, DMV established an ongoing work group to study a number of non-conventional ve- hicles including mopeds. Ac- cording to the Non-Conventional Vehicles Study, the number of mopeds on Virginia roads has increased significantly as a result of the rising cost of gas, along with the affordability and avail- ability of mopeds. With the increased number of mopeds sharing our roads, there has been an increase in the number of concerns expressed from the public. Law-enforcement, and traffic safety advocates regard- ing the proper use of mopeds, their safety on the roads, and the existing laws surrounding the operation of mopeds on public streets. Under current law, the lack of any identifying information on a moped makes them nearly impossible to recover after theft and complicates identification of the vehicle and operator in the event of a crash. For example, a member of the law enforcement community recounted a situation where it took a few days to identify a victim who had died in I EMERGENCY? DIAL 911 J. Fred Matthews Memorial Library Friends Group BOOK SALE Saturday, June 1 'At the park during Clinch River Days Festival WE ARE ACCEPTING DONATIONS OF BOOKS MOVIES AND CDs FOR THIS SALE. All items should be clean and in good condition. Please bring them to the library by Saturday, May 25. Thanks for your help with this fundraiser! Old ph nd Paul, Old Dante, angor, Lowland, s ndin ler urrou nd man Settlem nt (Sug any Southwest Virginia of rly coal minin , railroad, towns, country coal farm life and pictu nol ble people, organ" ca nd UMWA. m n pS,!,