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,. : o, -. -- m Tues. Jan. 24, 2017 Hinton News -3 STEVEN D. BENNETT Steven Douglas Bennett, 63, of Harrisville, died January 12, 2017 at Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center. He was bern January 5,1954 in Anchorage, AK, the son of the late Finley Eugene Bennett and Frances Helen Mills Bennett. Steve was owner of Bennett Trucking and had been employed by Pleasants County Dept. of Highways as a truck driver. He was a veteran with the U.S. Army National Guard. He loved ~pending time with his grandchildren, fishing and watching television and he was a member of The Harrisville Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Diana Bennett of Harrisville; mother, Frances Helen Bennett of York, SC; daughters, Deanna Carter (Shaun) of Washington, WV and Melissa Jones (Josh) of Parkersburg; grandchildren, Joshua and Hailey Boothe, Ben, Matthew, and Meredith Carter, Logan Hartshorn, Cadean Haddox and Levi and Grade Jones; and a sister Teresa Davis (John) of York, SC. Funeral services were held at 1 PM, Monday, January 16, 2017 at Raiguel Funeral Home, Harrisville, 'with Pastor Robert Perine officiating. Burial followed in the Harrisville IOOF Cemetery. Friends called at the funeral home Sunday, January 15 from 6-8 PM. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www., McCu~l.0ughRaiguel:~m: :: /.: , \ { LINDA K. GRANT Linda Kay Grant, 59 of 410 Nelson Street Hinton, died at 12:35 p.m. Saturday, January 14, 2017 at Bowers Hospice House in Beckley following a long illness. Born July 22, 1957 at Jumping Branch, she was the daughter of Norma Mitchell Dunford of Tug Creek and the late James Lee Dun ford. Linda was a 1975 graduate of Hinton High School and was a former switchboard operator at Summers County Hospital in Hinton. She then completed the L.P.N. program, and worked in that field in Princeton for several years. She attended Bellepoint Baptist Church and enjoyed playing music. Linda was an inspiration to all who knew her and will be missed by her family and friends. Besides her father, she was preceded in death by a son, Joshua Bryant Grant in 1996 and also by a brother, Lloyd Dunford. Besides her mother, survivors include three sisters, Shirley Harvey of Hinton, Barbara Lilly and husband Dennis of True and Thelma Grimmett of Tug Creek; several nieces and nephews also survive. Funeral services were held at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, January 19, 2017 at Pivont Funeral Home Chapel in Hinton with Pastor Bobby Cales officiating. Burial followed in the Skaggs Cemetery at Shady Spring. Friends called from 6 until 8 p.m. Wednesdayevening January 18 at the funeral home. Pallbearers were; Kenny Grimmett, Jerry Grant, Dennis Lilly, B.J. Bragg; Brandon Trzicak and Jamie Fox. Online condolences at www.pivont funeralhome .corn Arrangements were by Pivont Funeral Home, Hinton, WV. STEPHF2~ W. REED Stephen Wayne Reed, 69 of Hinton, died Wednesday, January 18, 2017, at Summers Nursing and Rehabilitation, at Hilldale. Born August 2, 1947, at Big Creek, he was the son of the late John W. Reed and Evelyn GoffReed. Stephen graduated from Hinton High School and was a lifelong resident of Summers County. He was a former employee of Orkin Exterminating, and a former contract carrier with the United States Postal Service. He attended Chestnut Grove Baptist Church, and loved fishing, pheasant hunting and watching WVU football. Mr. Reed was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Aaliyah Lou. Ann Lei~ridge. Survivors include his son Stephen C. Reed and fiancd, Megan of Hinton, and daughter, Debbie Reed and companion Brad Jackson of Hinten. Two brothers, Roger Reed and wife Patty of Madams Creek and Ben Reed of Hinton, or~e sister Linda Lane, of Beckley, former wife Debbie Ward of Judson, and several nieces and nephews also survive. Funeral services were held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 21, at Pivont Funeral Home Chapel in Hinton, with Pastor Grover Morriss officiating. Burial followed in Valley View Cemetery at Powley's Creek. Friends called from 11 a.m. until the time of service on Saturday, January 21. Pallbearers were family and friends. Online condolences at www. pivontfuneralhome.com Arrangements were by Pivont Funeral Home, Hinton, WV. JAMES R. YOUNG James R. "Wetback"Young, 56, of Madams Creek passed away Friday, January 13, 2017 at his home following a sudden illness. Born November 25, 1960 at Presque Isle, Maine he was a son of Ople H. "Sarge" Young Jr. of Madams Creek and the late E. Marilyn Young. James was an U.S. Air Force Veteran and a former utility worker for Asplundh and Weatherby Guns. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, his dog, sports - Dallas Cowboys and NC Tarheels and NASCAR- Jeff Gordon. Besides his father those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Pamela A. Young at home; beloved dog, Bear; three siblings, LizYoung Huffman and husband Greg of Jumping Branch, Opie Young lil and companion Kami Sisson of Pipestem and Robin Young Jeffries and husband Eric of Jumping Branch; two nephews, Justin Young and Austin Dunn; three nieces, Emy Young, Kara Via and Makaylah Jeffries; one great nephew, Carson Young; one great niece, Hadley Dunn and father and mother in law, Jack and Vivian Ashley of Hinton. Funeral services were held 11:00 a.m. Monday, January 23, 2017 at Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors Chapel with Pastor Robbie Merritt officiating. Burial followed ih the Lilly-Crews Cemetery at Nimitz. Friends called from 6:00 - 8:80 p.m. on Sunday, January 22 at the funeral parlors. Pallbearers were Bo Jeffries, Billy Kleintop~ Pat Noble, Alan Harvey, Jackie Ratliff and Chip Johnson, Honorary pallbearers were Justin Young, Austin Dunn and Lot Williams. Arrangements were by the Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors of Hinton. Condolences may be sent to the , family at www.ronaldmeadowsfp .corn NARCONON Narconon reminds families that abuse of heroin and opiod drugs has become a national health crisis. Learn to recognize the signs of heroin abuse and get your loved ones help if they are at risk. Visit www.narcononnewliferetreat.org/ blog/naloxone-availability.html to learn about the overdose reversing drug known as nalox0ne and find out its availability in your state. ADDICTION SCREENINGS Narconon can help you take steps to overcome addiction in your family. Call today for free screenings or rewferrals.. 1-800-431-1754. i The Summers County Historical Society has announced its newest over the years--addltlons otherwise, but contact intormauon project--the compilation of stories *names of all owners, or residents will not be published. Those who and photos of historic homes in who ever lived in the home, if known wish to have someone elsewrite the Summers County to be published *description of significant events story for them should submit their into a book. The public is invited to that occurred at the home--famous photo along with their phone partner with the Society in the visitors, weddings, funerals, births, number and request that a member project by submitting stories and deaths, ghost sightings, etc. of the Historical Society contact photos of homes built before 1916. *memories of the writer, them for an interview to get the Those wishing to participate humorous activities that occurred at information required for a story. All " should submit their information to the home stories submitted may be edited at Donna Brown Brewster, project Those submitting information the discretion of the Historical chairwoman, at 113 Begil Farm should also include their own name Society. It is possible to submit a Road Pipestem WV 25979. Those and contact information. This name story without a photo, although wishing their photos and stories to will be included with the article, photos are desired. Photos of the be returned should include a self- unless the writer requests original owners may also be addressed stamped envelope with .... included. their materials. Materials may also be emailed to donna@intertech.tv. Stories should include the ~~~[t~~ following information to the extent it is known: *location of the home; if not in a An Important Step For Men To Remember town give the number of acres of the property (NAPS)--If you or someone you *current owner, resident, and how care about is a young man turning ownership was acquired--purchase, 18, you should know about a sim- auction, inheritance, etc. pie move that can change his *date built whole future. ;j ~;~ What He Must Do *current condition of the home; if By law, he must register with the home no longer exists, date it the Selective Service System. The was burned, torn down, etc. same is true for male immigrants, Registering with the Selective BOOK FOR SALE A book the founding and history . of Marthas Chapel Church is now available for sale. For information call Dean frame, stone, etc. Bennett: 304-466-1402. FRESH PECANS Ascension Church Annual Fresh Pecan (fall crop) sale now in progress. One pound shelled large pieces bags- $10.00, large halves- $10.50. Call Joyce Ritter- 304-466-1515 or Cleo Mathews 304-466-1135. *who builtit--name of contractor documented or not, between the or architect, if applicable ages of 18 through 25. Failure to *cost of the original construction, register is a violation of the Mili- if known tary Selective Service Act and *type of construction--log, brick, may result in imprisonment for up to five years and a fine of *unusual features $250,000. .general description oft~e home'" While most young men are aware of this and register promptly, within 30 days of their birthdays, those who don't can find them- selves in all sorts of difficulties. What He Could Forfeit Registration is required for: *Federal student loans and -porches, cellars, chimneys, landscaping, type of fencing, Carpets, wallpaper, windows, number and type of rooms, etc. *modifications made to the home Event Postings Via Expl Summers County Tourism Website Service System keeps men eligi- ble for college loans, jobs and job training programs; even U.S. citizenship for immigrants: come in the mail and forms are available at U.S. post offices and U.S. embassies and consulates for Americans living abroad. In addition, he can simply check "Yes" on the Selective Ser- vice Box on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form. This lets the Department of Education send Selective Service grant programs worth billions of your information. dollars altogether Some people even send in their *Federal job training under registration information as early the Workforce Investment Act as age 17 years and 3 months. The Federal jobs or security clear- Selective Service System keeps If your business or organization ance as a contractor the information on file, processes RAIROAD DAYS has any upcoming events you would *U.S. citizenship for immigrants it automatically and sends an ANNIVERSARY CALENDAR like help promoting please go to *Driver's licenses in someacknowledgment card. Since the Railroad Museum will be.~si~g fo~ the ~r months in www.ExploreSummersCounty.com/ places, Perhaps the easiestway is .~o_ December the Rai'l'r6"ad"Dayssubmi~nt and comp~ete the form ThOse:. are:,all govd~rea~oas f0_~r get the online registration fo~:~ati Calendar will be available at the so we can add your'event t0 :our friends and relations to.urge www.sss.gov/Registratien/Regisi: young men to sign up'. ter-Now/Registration,Form.~ A~ Visitors Center at tl~e intersection calendar and help further promote Signing Up Is Simple downloadable form is at www.sss. of Temple St. and 2nd Ave. Visitors it through social meiia. You can find To make registering easy, some gov/Portals/0/PDFs/regform_copy Center hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. us on Facebook under "Explore high schools have a faculty or staff INT.pdf. on Tuesday through Saturday. Summers County." We also have a member who serves as a Selective Where To Learn More bulletin board in our window if you Service registrar. For further information, visit have event fliers for display. A Selective Service form maywww.sss.gov. Laughter is the closest distance between two people. --Victor Borge Joy is importantly different from mere pleasure. Joy has in it the real recogni- tion of the contrasts and depths and problems of life. Joy is an act of cour- age because it can carry you through anxieties and sorrow. --Lady Bird Johnson During the ancient 12-day Christmas celebration, the log burned was called the "Yule log." Sometimes a piece of the Yule log would be kept to kindle the fire the following win- ter, to ensure that the good luck car- ried on from year to year. "Your Full-Service Service Station" 466-0133 For Pay At the Pump Gas & Diesel Fuel /ILL TIRES: FREE MOUNT FREE BALANCE FREE TXRE VAL BRAKE SPECIAL: FRONT PAD50NL Y LIFE HME WARRANTY WEAREVER GOLD $69.95 WAGNER $79.95 COMPUTER SCAN Head Mechanic Johnny Reel Mechanic Nick Connell We're drivers too. Th Grant Committee of the Hinton Area oundation Will b accepting grant applications through January 31, 2017. The foundation makes discretionary and field- of-interest grants To charitable organizations in theareas of education, h Ith and human services, the arts, public recreations, and beautification in th Hinton/Summers County area, Grant pplications must be submitted and may be picked up at: Hinton Chamber of Commerce, First Community Bank- Sandra Cozort-Hinton Location, Summers County Library, www.hintonareafoundation.com - under designated Grants tab to complete and print to submit to: The Hinton Area Foundation, P.O. Box 217, Hinton WV 1. DEADEINE: JANUARY 31,2017. 4