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Volume 31, Number 1

Spring 2005 Goldenseal Cover
On the cover: The Newell Big Green meet the Gassaway Elks for the 1952 Class B state basketball title. Dominion-News photograph. Our story begins on page 10.

Published by the
STATE OF WEST VIRGINIA

Joe Manchin III, Governor

Kay Goodwin, Secretary
Department of Education and the Arts

Troy Body, Commissioner
Division of Culture and History

John Lilly, Editor

Gordon Simmons
Editorial Assistant

Cornelia Crews Alexander
Circulation Manager

A.C. Designs
Publication Design

Spring 2005

Folklife*Fairs*Festivals 2005
2 From the Editor
3 Letters from Readers
6 Current Programs*Events*Publications
9 GOLDENSEAL Good-Byes
10 When the “Big Green” Rolled
Newell’s Championship Season
By Bob Barnett
18 “Fleetie Belle”
Adventures of a Tucker County Milk Truck
By Tom Felton
24 Young Days on our Stone Lick Farm
By John Cooper
30 Harmony Church
Witness and Worship in Mason County
By Irene B. Brand
36 “Are You Sick?”
Dr. J.W. Myers and his Remedy Company
By Barbara Smith
44 The Myers Clinic
A Family Legacy in Barbour County
By Barbara Smith
46 Three Important Things
Recalling Keith Wolfe of Walton
By Lud Gutmann
52 “Water from Hill to Hill”
Paint Creek Flood of 1932
By Matthew Mitchell
58 West Virginia Back Roads
Dave Cross III
The Coalwood Greeter
By Carl E. Feather
60 2004 Liars Contest
64 Vandalia Time!
Photoessay by Michael Keller
68 Films and Videos on West Virginia and Appalachia
By Steve Fesenmaier
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