Committee votes to fly flags in city
The Paden City Flag Committee met May 21, 2009 for the purpose of designating and approving the dates for the United States Flags to be flown on W.Va. 2 and Main Street.
The following dates in 2009 were approved: January16 until January 20 (Martin Luther King Day), February 13 until February 17 (President’s Day), May 22 until September 8 (Memorial Day through Labor Day), October 9 until October 13 (Columbus Day) and November 9 until November 13 (Veteran’s Day). The following holidays are included in May 22 through September 8: Memorial Day, City Election Day, Flag Day, West Virginia Day, Independence Day and Labor Day.
The flags are purchased with donations of $25 or more in memory of a loved one who has passed away.
A certificate is sent to the designated next of kin. WesBanco in Paden City accepts these contributions.
Since January 1, 2008 a total of 48 flags have been purchased as a memorial by the following: Albert Gorby by Larry and Shela Potts, Ruby Fiest by Connie Sattler, Marcine Bowen by Eagles Ladies Aux., Don Jacobs by City of Paden City, Jane Mylar by a friend, Deloris Bowen, Harold White, Jodenna Cline by Eagles Ladies Aux., William Hawkins by friends and neighbors, Terry Efaw by John and Barbara Koerber, Pat McKay by John and Barbara Hopkins, Pat McKay by Duane and Sue Nichols, Pat McKay by Ernie and Sharon McDougal and Brenda Cain, Pat McKay by Bill and Sue Adcock, Jim Kuenzinger by Denny and Judy Carney, Louise Smith, Tammy and David McKay, Ike Ott, Sammie Grimes, Pat McKay by Eagles Ladies Aux., Ruby Street by Mr. and Mrs. Frank Minnette, Ruby Street by Teresa Goots and family, Buford Kirtley by Eileen Smittle, Buford Kirtley by City of Paden City, Robert Gatian, II by Bill and Sue Adcock, Don Schmidt by Bill and Sue Adcock, Gary Dillon by Bill and Sue Adcock, Don Schmidt by Keith and Sandy Headley, John Howard by Bill and Sue Adcock, Mike Ryan, II by Larry and Shela Potts, Bob Hickman by Dave Gallo and Fred Landers, Wayne Richmond by Eileen Smittle, Helen Stoneking by Eagles Ladies Aux., Sara Nice by Eagles Ladies Aux., Don Schmidt by Paul and Mary Feldmeier, Lee Hizer by Eagles Ladies Aux., Robert Johnston by Dave Gallo and Fred Landers, Bill Yeager by Eileen Smittle, Bill Yeager by Bob and Margaret Feldmeier, Bill Yeager by Butch and Lynn Ruble, Bill Yeager by James and Melanie Smith, Bill Yeager by Louise Haddix, Bill Yeager by Florence Schmidt, Bill Yeager by Dan and Betsy Elliott, Bill Yeager by Baker family, Bill Yeager by Robert Sullivan, Bill Yeager by Dave and Joyce Mendenhall, Bill Yeager by Bob and Nell Yeager, Bill Yeager by OVMC Radiology Dept., Bill Yeager by Gordon and Sue Morris.
Donations are also accepted without designating it as a memorial.