Free income tax help available to residents

The Beverly Public Library is offering income tax help through the AARP Tax-Aide Assistance Program, which is free to low and moderate income taxpayers with special attention given to those age 60 and over.

Help is given on a first come, first served basis. Appointments are available at the Beverly Library from 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Mondays through April 8. Anyone interested in this program should call the library at 740-984-4060 to make an appointment.

When attending, bring a copy of last year’s tax return, W-2 forms from each employer, all 1099 forms such as 1099-INT, 1099-DIV, 1099-misc., your SSA-1099 of you were paid Social Security benefits, 1099R for a pension or annuity, all forms indicating federal income tax paid, unemployment compensation statements if applicable, child care provider information including name, employer ID, and Social Security numbers, all receipts or canceled checks for items such as medical expenses, taxes paid, mortgage interest paid and charitable contributions if deductions are itemized and Social Security numbers for all dependents.

For more information, call the library or call to make an appointment.



Anyone with a child entering kindergarten at Beverly-Center Elementary School in the fall of 2014, or if you know a child that needs to register, make note that registration begins Monday at the school. Registration will be held through Friday between 7:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Just stop into the school office and bring your child’s birth certificate, immunization record, and proof of residence. Once your child is registered, a screening appointment will be scheduled for April 9. Contact the school at 984-2371 for more information.

Students of

he month honored

These Beverly-Center Elementary students were chosen as Student of the Month for February: Kindergarten – Brandon Garvin and Damien Hart; First Grade – Lexie Bishman and Kyndal Buchanan; Second Grade – Zoe McKown and Maddie Wright; Third Grade – Angeline Sierra-Gonzalez and Cassidy Starkey; Fourth Grade – Chris Cain, Maddie Kemp, and Clerissa Starkey; Fifth grade – Alexis Antill and Jayden Greenleaf; Sixth Grade – Maddie Webb.

The students received the award for showing good character, attitude determination, effort, teamwork, pride, integrity, dependability and encouragement to others. They were rewarded with a pizza party sponsored by Domino’s Pizza and their pictures were added to the Student of the Month display in the school foyer with the photo being provided courtesy of B&W Pharmacy.


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