New facility now open

The Gym Factory and Buckeye All-Stars have moved to a new location. Now located at 23507 State Route 339, North of Beverly, OH, the Gym Factory and Buckeye All-Stars offers classes in tumbling, cheering, and dance for students of all ages and abilities. Owned by Karri and Kayla Lewis, the Gym Factory is also hosting birthday parties. For more information about dance, tumbling, or cheering, or a birthday party, contact the Lewis’ at 740-984-8060.

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LIBRARY INFORMATION

The beginning of a new school year brings more reasons to visit the public library. Located on McIntosh Street in Beverly, the Lyman Pomroy Branch of the Washington County Public Library has something for everyone. If you need a library card, stop by and one of the employees will get things set. Adults need to fill out an application and provide identification with their current name and mailing address. Children under 5 must be accompanied by their legal guardian who will have to co-sign their application. The legal guardian will need to fill out the application and provide proper identification with their current name and mailing address.

Check-out times vary depending on the type of material: books – 28 days; magazines – 7 days; DVDs – 7 days; books on tape or CD – 28 days; CD Rom/musical CD – 28 days.

The library is open Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday from 9 a.m. – 8p.m., Thursday – Friday from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m., and Saturday from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. The library is closed on Sunday.

For more information, visit the library, call them at 984-4060, or visit their website at www.wcplib.lib.oh.us. They can also be found on Facebook at www.facebook.com/BeverlyBranch Library. Stop in and see what the library has for you!

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STUDENTS RECOGNIZED FOR ACHIEVEMENTS

These students in Mrs. Lenora Lockhart’s class were recognized for their achievements during the 2013 school year:

Deakin Offenberger and Kealey Beehler – overall achievement and effort in Reading; recognizing letters, sounds, and basic sight words; Jasmine Claypool – overall achievement and effort in Reading; recognizing letters and sounds.

Hannah Offenberger, David Kitts, Blake Gossett, Layne Schaad, Sierra Powell, and Isaiah Wrignt – overall achievement and effort in learning third grade Reading/Language Arts.

Devon Brooker, Trade Stevens, Maria Fisher, Luke Gartrell, and Brandon Roe – overall achievement and effort in learning fourth grade Math.

Sue Sampson is a longtime columnist for The Parkersburg News & Sentinel.