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4 Wednesday, Sept. 2 I, 2016 THE JOURNAL Event promotes healthy other stressors. "Those who attended and participated were very living, drug abuse prevention complimentary of the session leaders and the infor- mation provided. It's safe to say everyone learned awareness something last night regardless of their prior knowl- edge of drug abuse and/or other unhealthy personal PHYLLIS COOK issues" Mitchell said. "I am extremely grateful for the King George community's support of this event and The King George Prevention Awareness Night on the positive reaction to communicating about what is Sept. 15 drew about 60 attendees to learn first-hand often a negative topic:' about substance abuse prevention, mental health ser- vices, healthy relationships and CPR. Mitchell hopes the program will be an annual event. The event was organized by the King George High Experienced counselor Dawn Weisenburger spoke School Counseling Department headed by Director about what every family should know about local sub- Robin Mitchell. stance use trends. The Prevention Awareness Night was designed Breakout sessions were provided by Rappahannock for community members to learn about resources Council Against Sexual Assault, King George Fire and and opportunities to support our families in areas of Rescue, King George Sheriff's Office, Parents And mental health, depression, addiction, self-injury, and Children Together, and Empower House. Photo by Sharon James Prevention Awareness Night attendees learn 'hands on CPR' at one of the breakout sessions. 6 8 ansone announces r sc Area schools were awarded a total created by the General Assembly children;' said Virginia Del. Marga- in order to make essential improve- of $183,846 in school safety grant during the 2013 session. The 2013, ret B. Ransone (R-Kinsale), who was ments to school security." funds by the Virginia Department 2014, 2015, and 2016 budgets appro- an original member of the School This recurring grant fund allows of Criminal Services for school se- printed approximately $6 million per and Campus Safety Task Force dur- the Department of Criminal ]'us- curry infrastructure improvements year for school security infrastruc- ing the McDonnell Administration. rice Services to offer grants of up to at six schools in Caroline, Northum- Lure grants. "Schools throughout the 99th dis- berland, Richmond County and the "The safety of our students, edu- trict have received over $1 million $100,000 per locality and requires a Town of Colonial Beach, including caters, administrators and support from this grant since its inception 25% local match. Localities are al- $16,521 for Colonial Beach Elemen- staff in our schools across the Com- in 2013. I continue to support the lowed to use the money to fund up- tary and Colonial Beach H i g h . monwealth is an important part of School Security Infrastructure Im- grades to school securitylike hallway The grants are from the School Se- keeping our communities safe and provement Fund and believe it pro- cameras, buzz-in systems and auto- curity Infrastructure Improvement securing successful futures for our vides necessary funds to localities matic locks on classroom doors. 1 3 7 9 9 5 4 9 5 3 8 4 3 1 3 1 89 7 CELEBRATE THE U.S. constitution still in active use in the CONSTITUTION THIS WEEK word today and is the basic docu- This information was provide by the Constitution Week, September ment of our republic, which protects Leedstown Resolution King George 17-23, commemorates the signing the individual liberties of all citizens Chapter of the National Society of the Constitution of the United through written law. The Consti- Daughters of the American Revolu- State. The first plan of national gov- tution never clearly ensures us the Lion. ernment the United States had was 'right to vote'. The 26th amendment called Articles of Confederation and requires that 18 year-olds must be ROTARY READIES FOR GREAT Perpetual Union, quickly shortened able to vote. The qualifications for NIGHT OUT to the articles of Confederation by voters are left to the states, as long as The Rotary Club of King George- most people. The confederation was they do not conflict with anything in Dahlgren is looking for sponsors for a loosely joined group of states that the Constitution. Study the Amend- the fourth annual Great Night Out, gives only limited powers to the cen- ments and the Constitution! Regis- Saturday, Nov. 19 at 6 p.m. at the tral government. The Articles were ter and vote! Riverboat on the Potomac in Cole- drawn up in 1777 and went out of Constitution week is intended to nial Beach. existence when the Constitution was celebrate not only the birthday of Sponsorships and tickets are avail- adopted in 1789. our government, but the ideas that able. Right now, tickets are $45/per- The U.S. Constitution is the oldest make us Americans. son if paid for by 10/15. After that, they will increase to $50/person. Tickets include dinner and the Dueling Pianos from National Har- bor's Bobby McKey's. We are also interested in receiving silent auction donations. If anyone would like to donate one of those, we would be more than grateful. Funds raised support growth and enhancement of our children's edu- cation in the King George, Dahlgren and Colonial Beach area, For tickets and information call 540-226-1252. Stephanie Ann M. Burch, King George WESTMORELAND SHERIFF'S OFFICE ARREST REPORT Sept. 2 Michael Andrew McGuiness, 22, of Farnham was charged with bond revocation, filing a false report to law enforcement, altering a can- celled license plate, obstruction of justice, eluding law enforcement and driving with a suspended or revoked license. Wayne Lloyd Miller, 49, of Colo- nial Beach was charged with driving under the influence, driving without a license and driving with a license plate issued to another vehicle. Gregory Dwight Butler, 45, of Charlotte Hall, Md., was charged with intoxication in public. Sept. 4 Bruce Edward Brooks, 53, of Fred- ericksburg was charged with driving with a revoked or suspended license. Sept. 5 ]ames Stephen Greene, 40, of Montross was charged with damag- ing property. Sept. 6 Calvin Nelson Washington, 23, of Montross was charged with assault and battery. Christopher Lynn Goins, Jr., 27, of Mollusk was charged with damaging property. Sept. 8 Robert Wilson Murphy, Jr., 60, of Colonial Beach was charged with driving under the influence. NO KING GEORGE ARREST REPORT The King George County Sheriff's Office said there would be no arrest report for the next two weeks while the county switches to a new arrest reporting system. .ts! Advertise your yard sale the ourna call Bonnie 540-775-2024 The J ourna 10250 Kings Highway Post Office Box 409, King George, VA 22485 Phone: (540) 775-2024 Fax: (540) 775-4099 Online: EDITOR AND PUBLISHER Joel Davis WEB EDITOR ERICA TERRINI SUBSCRIPtiONS Bonnie Gouvisis * REPORTERS Phyllis Cook Richard Leggitt SALES REPRESENTATIVES Narcene Ruczynski * Charlene Franks Legal~Classified Display COMMUNITY 8{ CHURCH NEWS Loft Deem PRODUCtiON/MIS Drue Murray * Subscription rate is $24 per year (52 issues), or 50 on newsstands. Outside the counties of King George and Westmoreland, the rate is $38 per year. THE JOURNAL (ISSN #87502275) is published weekly by The Journal Press, Inc. Postmaster, send 3579 to: The Journal, Post Office Box 409, King George, Virginia 22485 The book "DAHLGREN" a series of interviews with people who helped shaped the history of the base is available at The Journal 10250 Kings Hwy., The Journal Complex $19.95 plus tax 718 Level: Intermediate s 6 13 16 19 20 22 3 31 39 0 41 42 44 49 50 56 6O 63 CLUES ACROSS I. Employee stock ownership plan 5. Teaspoon 8. Type of IRA 11. Restore courage 13. Pet Detective Ventura 14. Discount 15. Where rockers play 16. Light Armored Reconn- aissance (abbr.) 17. Computer manufacturer 18. Nomadic people 20. Liquefied natural gas 21. Steps leading to a river 22. Benign tumors 25. In an early way 30. Type of wall 31. Pop folk singer Williams 32. Greek Titaness 33. Expresses purpose 38. Type of school 41. Least true 43. Delighted 45. Church building 47. Replacement worker 49. A sign of assent 50. Semitic gods 55. Ancient kingdom near Dead Sea 56. Partly digested food 57. Fevers 59. Genus of trees 60. Midway between east and southeast 61. Jewish spiritual leader 62. Gallivant 63. Hideaway 64. Source CLUES DOWN I. Major division of time 2. Withered 3. Portends good or evil 4. Single sheet of glass . 5. More long-legged 6. Scrutinized 7. Archway in a park 8. Oliver__, author 9. Ancient Greek City 10. Type of shampoo 12. __ King Cole 14. Adventure story 19. Satisfy 23. Disappointment 24. Evergreen shrub 25. Parts per thousand (abbr.) 26. Young snob (Brit.) 27. Midway between northeast and east 28. Chinese surname 29. Poplar trees (Spanish) 34. Electron scanning microscope 35. Actor DiCaprio 36. Equal (prefix) 37. Cartoon Network 39. Revealed 40. Remove lice 41. Supervises interstate commerce 42. Whale ship captain 44. Baited 45. Bleated 46. Swedish rock group 47. Air pollution 48. Carbonated drink 51. Swiss river 52. Ottoman military commanders 53. Type of job 54. One point east of southeast 58. Sex Pistols bassist Vicious Answers on Classifieds Page