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Many activities on tap in Barbour County this November

Hello from Barbour County! November already? Soon we will be closing on another year.

The Barbour Country Club closed for the season on Friday and plans to reopen in March or April 2020. The club, which was closed for a few years, started up again in July and with an all volunteer workforce, saw several hundred rounds of play. A vital asset to the community, plans are to continue to upgrade the course and clubhouse over the winter.

There will be a Holiday Bazaar today from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Corley UM Church, located at the bottom of three-lane hill on Rt. 250. There will be crafts, baked goods, and food, so come on out and do some early Christmas shopping.

Also today, there is a Buckwheat Breakfast at the Tacy Community Center from 7 a.m. – 1 p.m. All you can eat buckwheat cakes, sausage biscuits and gravy, and a drink is on the menu. Adults cost is $10 and for children 10 and under the cost is $5.

Daylight Savings Time ends Sunday. Don’t forget to set your clocks back one hour, and also take this time to change the batteries in your smoke detectors.

There is a Vera Bradley Purse Bingo at the Junior Fire Department on Sunday beginning at 2 p.m. Tickets will be available at the door and is sponsored by Freedom Bank’s Relay for Life Team, and the Junior Fire Department.

There will be a Lasagna Dinner on Sunday at the Philip Barbour High School from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m Tickets are $10 for dine in or carry out and all proceeds is to benefit the PB Band Boosters.

It’s time once again for basketball! Philippi Youth League signup will be today, Nov. 9 and Nov. 16 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. On Friday, Nov. 15, the time will be from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. The cost is $35 per player and if your child is playing for the first time, you will need to bring a copy of the birth certificate. Come out to the basement of the City Building and register your child for a great season of ball.

There will be no school in Barbour County on Nov.11 in observance of Veterans Day. Belington will be having a Veterans Day parade that day, beginning at 10 a.m.

There will be a Food Service Worker Permit Class on Nov.12 at the Market Place in Philippi. Registration begins at 5:15 p.m., with the class starting at 6 p.m.

The cost for a state wide card is $20, and a Barbour County card is $10. Cards are valid for two years. For more information, call Sanitarian Bill Nestor at the Barbour County Health Department at 304-457-1670.

If you have any Barbour County news that you would like to see in the Inter-Mountain, give me a call at (304) 614-7782. You can also send me an email to sharris@theintermountain.com. I love hearing from you!

Until next time: Thank you, for the cost you paid for our freedom, thank you for the freedom to live in safety and pursue happiness.