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Continued from Pg. 1 8 - Hinton News Tues. Jan. 22, 2019 Pre-Existing Condition Jan 15, 2019 "l O L $ / Protections Stephen Baldwi encourage compliance. I expect the state. Some teachers tell me | ,I (D-MI), Elizabeth Warren (I)-MA), it to be taken up for at least half their students are Chris Murphy (D-CT), Tim Kaine consideration soon. being raised by grandparents t l ~ ~ (D-VA), Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Shutdown The shutdown is and others. The number of abuse Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Jeanne affecting West Virginia. Of and neglect cases increased by Shaheen (D-NH), Jeff Merkley (D- course, it affects federal workers nearly 70% since 2011. All HINTON AREA FOUNDATION LIFE LINE SCREENING OR), Gary Peters (D-MI), Kyrsten who live locally, but it also affects options are on the table now, and COMMUNITY IMPACT GRANT Life Line Screening, a leading Sinema (D-AZ), Dianne Feinstein certain programs like RISE WV, bipartisan support exists for APPLICATION AVAILABLE provider of community-based (D-CA), Tom Carper (D-DE) and which aims to help flood finding measures with teeth Hinton Area Foundation preventive health screenings will be Ben Cardin (D-MD). survivors find permanent that will actually help solve the Commnity Impact Grant cycle is in our community on Tuesday, April housing. Our state relies onproblem. Stay tuned as this open. The Hinton Area Foundation 2, 2019 at First Presbyterian federal funding in a number of unfolds. It will not be easy, and (HAF) makes duscresionary and Church. Ultrasound screenings to TEA PARTY BOOK CLUB important ways such as this, so it will not be quick. field of interest grants to charitable Identify risk factors for Join us for a "tea party" with good thelonger this shutdown drags FIRE & EMS Earlier this organizations in the areas of Cardiovascular disease include; friends and good books, on Tuesday, on the more pain it will cause month, I hosted a town hall. Education. TheArts, Beautification, Carotid Artery (plaque" buildup-a January 29 at 5 p.m in the Library. our hurting people. Over a dozen fire departments Health and Human Services, Public leading cause of stroke), Abdominal This program is intended to foster The legislature is back in AGRICULTURE Our corner and emergency medical service Recreation and other eligible needs. AorticAneurysm (an enlargement or a love of reading fo elementary age session! Whether that's goodof the state is the largest providers came. They all told a You may download a copy of the weak area in the main blood vessel children, news or bad news depends on agricultural producer in thesimilar story--their funding has grant application through our that carries blood from the heart to Summers County Public Library, your perspective; regardless, I state. Farming is big business! dried up, equipment and website,, the rest of the body), Peripheral 304-466-4490. believe it's news you ought to be It not only employs lots of folks, training costs keep rising, they The application deadline is January Arterial Disease (hardening of the watching closely, but it also puts food on the table struggle to recruit volunteers, 31, 2019. HAF request hardcopy arteries in the legs), a Heart Rhythm Souper BowlSunday Because what happens in for manymore. I'm working onand ifwe don't act soon many of and those may be be mailed to: Screening (an EKG to detect Atrial Luncheon Charleston affects the lives of all several bills to enhance ourthem will close their doors. If Hinton Area Foundation Grants Fibrillation-irregular heartbeat) Everyone is invited to join us for West Virginians. This columns farming base, including "Right .' that happens, all our insurance Committee, PO Box 217, Hinton, and an Osteoporosis Risk our annual fundraising Souper Bowl provides a weekly window into to Farm" law, accurate food premiums will skyrocket with WV 25951, For more information Assessment for men and women, luncheon on February 3rd (Super pressing issues from now until labels (to guard against lab- numerous billspending, rmvery you may contact HAF, 304-309-5502. Being proactive about your health Bowl Sunday) from 12:00 to 2:00 March 9. grown products being passed off hopeful we can pass reforms this by knowingyourriskshelpsyouand p.m. in the education building at School Bus Safety After as fresh farm products), andyear to restore full funding and your doctor address problems early. First United Methodist Church. hearing from bus drivers about industrial hemp. support to our public safety Summers County Writers Register online TODAY at For a $10.00 donation, you will . cars frequently passing them MARIJUANA Speaking of providers. Group Meetings receiveadeliciousbewlofhotsoup, when the stop sign is on andhemp, everyone wants toknow:That's the view from the back The Summers County V;citerscommunitycircle and receive your grilled cheese sandwich, dessert, reading about incidents across Will marijuana be legalized?Yes pew. As the session begins, I Group has been meeting for a year "Community Circle" discount and and a drink. You can eat in or take the nation involving children and no. Yes, I do think medical sense a greater spirit of and is still going strong. We have a your Preferred Appointment! out your meal. being struck by vehicles, Imarijuana will be fully cooperation than in the past two kind generousgr0upofwriterswho This annual luncheon helps introducodabiUtebolsterschool implemented. It will help years. Let's pray that continues. enjoy tackling the writing prompts, Matthew 2540 and First United bus safety. First, it increases patients with certain illnesses, Senator Stephen Baldwin is a sharing our pieces, and generally Methodist Church raise funds to penalties for drivers who ignore and I'm sorry it has taken so local Presbyterian pastor. improving our craft. We also have a EARLY CHURCH SERVICES continueits'missionofprovidingan children's safety. Offenders can long. And no, I do not think Reachhimat304-357-7959or group on Facebook with updates on Miller Memorial United education for childrenin lose their license for six months recreational marijuana will be meetings and writing prompts. The Methodist Church is pleased to Guatemala. and face a $5,000 fine. Second, legalized. Follow him on Faeebook, meetings for the next three months announce new hours for EarlyMatthew2540 is a nonprofit it allows for the installation of FOSTER CARE Some 7,000 Twitter, or Instagram @ have been planned. Ifyov want to Sunday Services organization that works to Empower exterior cameras on buses tochildren live in foster care across BaldwinForWV. improve your skills or just want to Sunday School 8:30 a.m. Children to Escape Poverty through read some new stories, please feel Worship Service 9:30 a.m. and Education, free to join us. The next meeting is Wednesday Bible Study 1:00 p.m. Hinton First United Methodist January 8 with the prompt: "money Everyone is invited to attend. Church islocatedonthecornerof Capito Introduces Domestic Violence does grow on trees and is highly 3rd & Ballengee Streets. regulated by the government." BEEKKEEPERS Prevention Assista Leg Other meetings are as follows: The Appalachian Beekeeping ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS n ce January 24 - "Dr. Seuss has Collective (ABC) is a group of Open meetings in the basemen1 decided that he no longer wants to beekeepers, scientists, and of Ascension Episcopal Church write for children and educators committed to training corner of 5th Ave. & Temple St. Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senators said. other critical care to thosewho need has become a crime reporter, but West Virginians in beekeeping, Hinton at 8:00 p.m. every Tues.i Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), "A home should provide safety it most," Senator Klobuchar said. still keeping his Seussian style" breeding a mite-resistant strain of Thurs & Sat. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), andAh]y and security. Unfortunately, too Specifically, the legislation February 7 - "make a wish" bee that is successful in our region, For more information call 1-800- Klobuchar (D-Minn.) have many Americans face violence and reauthorizes the Family Violence February 21- "the teddy bear who and developing improved natural 333-5051. introduced legislation to aid victims intimidation at home, and earry the Prevention and Services Act protects children from monsters" beekeeping best practices, of domestic violence by directing physical and emotional scars for (FVPSA), a historic law enacted in March 7 - "I love you but" ABC mentors new beekeepers in federal resources to emergency years to come. This bipartisan 1984 that directs funding to states March 21 - "write about a theart, science and opportunities of CALL ACWP shelters, support programs, andthe legislation helps victims ofdomestic and tribes to help provide supportive childhood experience but put it in a sustainable beekeeping. For more If you see a dog in a neglectful or National Domestic Violence Hotline. violence to heal by providing greater services such as shelter, counseling, different time period" information, visit ABC's website abusive situation please ACWP. If "With this legislation, notonlyare access to a safe haven and support legalassistance, and more to victims ( you see a stray dog on the road, we providing greater access to services," Senator Grassley said. of domestic abuse and their AL-ANON beekeeping/) or Facebook page especially one thatyou've never seen domestic abuse victim services, but "As a former prosecutor, I have dependents. Are you troubled by someone's (@appalbeecollective). before, please calIACWP. If you have we are also boosting education in the seen firsthand how domestic The bill also provides resources ~inking? AI-Anon Family Group a litter of puppies and would like hopes of preventing these horrible violence harms victims, hurts for prevention programs and 24- can help. To help them, you have to ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS them to be placed in homes that are crimes in the future. I'm pleased to families and makes communities hour victim assistance through the help yourself first. Mini Miracles Child Care is now pre-approved as responsible pet join Senators Grassley and less safe. This legislation would National Domestic Violence Hotline, Meetings every Monday nights 7:00 p.m. behind the ChildAdvocac~ accepting child care applications for owners than please call ACWP. The Klobuchar in helping and support victims of abuse and their a toll-free and online service that Center at 411 Temple Street. Fol 2 year old children and older. Only number is easy to remember 855- supporting victims with these much families by providing shelter, offers advice and assistance by more information call: 466-2760. one spot available, Call today!!! 304- WV4-PETS. needed resources," Senator Canito counseling, legal assistance and highly-trained advocates to victims MASONIC MEETINGS BLUEGRASS MUSIC of relationship abuse. 466-KIDS Like us on Facebook! COMMUNITY SUPPORT Hinton Masonic Lodge # 62 meets American Music Association will - ThetheHintOncommunitiesLions ClUbsupportiS askingin 1st. and 3rd. Monday of every month be having Bluegrass music on the ADDICTION SCREENINGS ' . "- "=r,pesmm Ruritan Club Announces for at 7:30p.m. first Sat. of each month at the Narconon can help you take steps helping to provide those who need, December Student of the Month eye examinations or eyeglasses. Appalachian Power Vietnam Veterans Center in te overcome addiction in your family. Princeton. Doors open at 5:30. Band Call today for free screenings or The Hinton Lions have been Donates Truck to New and Jam Session. rewferrals 1-800-431-1754. providing assistance for over 18 years and are asking community River CTC organizations and businesses as well as citizens for monetary donations Students at New River to continue providing help to those Community and Technical College's in need in our community. As news Advanced Technology Center in spreads of the help being provided, Ghent now hav~ another resource requests are now outnumbering the for gaining hands-on experience. Lions Club's ability to help. Appalachian Power Company Once a request is received, the recently donated an International individual's application is screened 4400 Freightliner truck to New HOB. & Wed.: 9 a.m. to ! 2 p.m. to insure that other avenues ot River CTC for student use in the assistance are pursued before the college's workforce training and Lions Club provides help. technical programs Tue. & Thurs : 9 a.m. o 4 p.m. ,Donations can be mailed to: Lion~ "The donation will specifically Club, Sight Assistance Program provide the electric distribution P.O. Box1321, Hinton, WV25951. engineering technology [line service] Closed Fri Sat &Sun Checks should be made out to: students morehands-on experience el eJ Hinton Lions Club. with the truck as well as expand the December Student of the Month is Sophiana Richards. She is in the MUSEUM CLOSED college's pintle hook offerings," 4th grade and the daughter of Jane Ruchards of Princeton, WV The Railroad Museum is closed explained Program Specialist Brian for the winter opening back up in Sampson. April, To get a copy of the Historic New River CTC has partnered Hilltop Cemetery Bookyou can call with AEP on many projects Bobby Cox at 304-890-3554 or you including the annual student expo can get by mail, by sending check and advisory committees, and AEP for $30.00 plus $5.00 shipping to has also made past donations of hilltop Cemetery 146 Cross Street, materials to improve the student Hinton WV all proceeds go to the experience. The recent truck maintenance of the cemetery, donation will ensure that New River CTC is able to teach students on SUMMERS COUNTY PUBLIC industry recognized equipment and LIBRARY SEEKS LITERACY/ provide relevant training experience MATH VOLUNTEER TUTORS to all students. The Summers County Adult "We are very excited to have Education Program has received updated equipment available for our many tutoring inquiries from young students," said Dean of Workforee, people in our community. Adult Technical and Community education programs are prohibited Education Dr. Jerry Wallace. from serving those in public schools "Appalachian Power Company has and/or home schooled. The Summers been a wonderful partner and we are County Public Library is asking for thankful to have their support." members of the community to The Certificate ofApplied Science volunteer to assist these young in ElectricDistributionEngineering people that are falling through the Technology (line service) provides cracks, students with the technical skills Please call the library for more needed for careers in the electric, information, 304-466-4490. cable and telephone, construction, Veterans Museum Hours subcontracting, railroad and oil and The Museum will be open each gas industries. The college also Saturday from 12 noon to 4:00pm. offers pintle hook training through Historical Displays range from Workforce Education. Early frontier days, the For more information on Congratulations to Peyton Miller, 2018 Hoop Shoot Winner, sponsored Revolutionary War, the Civil War, workforce and technical programs at by Hlnton EIks #821. Peyton competed in the boys12/13 year-old division World War I, World War II, Korea New River CTC, visit and won by making 22 out of 25 shots. Peyton will represent Summers Viet Nam, and to the Present or Couty at the State Hoop Shoot on February 9, 2019. The Hinton Elks Mideast. or ! would like to wish Peyton good luckl Tour guides are present,contact Sampson at 304-929-5009 or Admission is free.