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2 - Hinton News Tues. Feb. 21, 2017 More and More People are Reading our Newspaper Because a recent survey found that The HINTON NEWS is the favored source " for three out of five for local news and advertising items. Save $$$. Call Monday through Friday, or send this coupon to the address below and we will bill you for your 52 week subscription. Name Address (please print) City. State .Zip L TEAR & MAIL TO: THE HINTON NEWS P. O. BOX 1000 HINTON, WV 25951 .J Letter to the Editor Nominated To The National (NAPS) The American Acad- emy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) recommends that teens sleep etght to i0 hours per night on a regular basis to promote optimal health. To help, the National Healthy Sleep Awareness Project created a "Sleep Recharges You" campaign. Learn more at www. sleepeducation.org/healthysleep. Hello, My name is Dakota Seigler. I am a freshman at Summers County High School and I have been nominated to attend the National Youth Leadership Forum in Engineering and Technology, which is an Envision program being held this summer on the college campus of Franklin W. Olin College of . Engineering, The University of Chicago, Georgia Tech, and the University of California. I would have the opportunity to attend the Forum at one of these sites; I would: plan to attend the closest one at Georgia Tech in Atlanta, GA. Each of these colleges are nationally ranked in the top 10 school within its category. My nomination is based upon my exemplary academic record and interest in the field of engineering and technology. This Forum would present me with an opportunity to get hands-on experience and valuable insight from industry professionals that will help me to succeed in my future career. I would be participating a capstone project, workshops, and simulations designed to challenge my abilities and proviile me with a broad exposure to the engineering and technology fields. I know that I would learn so much from attending this forum. But to be able to have the chance for this opportunity would cost around $4,000.00 including travel to and from the Forum. My enrollment deadline is March 1D, 2017. Would you please help me reach my goal of attending this Forum by sponsoring my trip? If you would be willing to sponsor me, please send your contributions by February 27, 2017. All contribution are appreciated and will help me l~e able to attend this Forum. Please send your contribution to." Concord University Upward Bound For Dakota Seigler P.O. Box 1000- 41 Athens, WV 24712 or Dakota Seigler 82 Beagle Club Road, Apt. 7 Jumping Branch, WV 25969 hank you, in advance, for your support. If you have any questions about the Forum or your contribution, or you would just like to talk to me about it, please call me at (304) 309-4475. Sincerely, Dakota Seigler Jumping Branch In half the time it takes to roast turkeyin the oven, you can have ttioist and crispy turkey when you deep-fry in peanut oil. For recipe~ and.video~,*cisit www. turkeyfrying.net. An annual survey by EdChoice, an organization dedicated to advancing educational freedom and choice for a stronger society, measures public opinion and awareness about the performance and direction of education, school performance and preferences, and educational choice reforms. Learn more at www.edchoice.org. A group of talented, disabled artists called the Mouth and Foot Painting Artists (MFPA) make their living by creating artwork and reproducing the images as Christmas cards and other items that they sell to the public at www.mfpausa.com. Parents can teach kids to be upstanders not bystanders-- about bullying, says Dr. Colleen Logan, program director for the MS in Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling at Walden University, who specializes in bul- lying issues. Learn more at www. WaldenU:edu/bullyprevention. In clinical studies, a 20- minute daily treatment with EXOGEN healed 86% of stub- born-to-heal nonunion bone frac- tures without additional surgery. To learn more about EXOGEN, ask your doctor .or visit www. betterbonehealing.com/us. Vacation rental homes are in- creasingly popular. You can learn about them at www.Vacation Differently.com. The travel re- source offers great tips on family travel, ideas for vacation rental accommodations, and inspiration on how to travel a little bit differently. When you donate $10 to One- Sight, an independent nonprofit, you can help provide glasses to someone in need. Learn more at OneSight.org/wsd2016. Combining the Arbonne Intelli- gence GeniUs Ultra ultrasound tool with the company's RE9 Ad- vanced Intensive Renewal Serum can help transform the look and feel of facial skin in as few as 60 seconds. Learn more at www. arbonne.com/discover/products/ geniusultra.shtml and (800) ARBONNE. When leaving your house on Halloween or any night, remem- ber to lock your doors and set your security alarm system. While ADT doesn't protect your home against the paranormal, it can keep out mortal intruders. For further facts and tips, see www.adt.com. A baker's dozen refers to 13 items, not 12. The term may have origi- nated from a custom among bakers to add an oxtra piece of bread in case a dozen did not meet the required weight. V.F.W MEETING V.F.W Casey Jones Post 450( meetings 3rd Monday 7:00 p.m monthly at Veterans Museum 41, Ballengee St. Hinton. Veteran,, Needed. Call 304-250-4152 or 304-573 3550 for more information. Long WRECK OF A COAL PROSPECTING TRAIN: One hundred years ago the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway as on it's way to economic recovery after being bankrupt and now reorganized with long range plans to make the Company solvent. The line of road had just opened up between Richmond, Virginia and Newport News, Virginia. The Virginia State Board of Public Works had authorized C. & O. President Collis P. Huntington to acquire land and water frontage for a terminus at Newport News. The harbor was large enough to float ocean commerce. Wharves were built extending out into the deep water. Coal tipples and chutes for coaling purposes were built and the necessary facilities for handling merchandise. About the same time Mr. Huntington organized the "Covington and Cincinnati Railway Transfer and Bridge Company" for the purpose of building a bridge over the Ohio River linking Covington, Kentucky with Cincinnati, Ohio. It was named the Huntington Bridge in honor of the C. & O. President and was completed in 1888 signalling the opening of the Cincinnati Division. Coal tonnage carried by the C. & O. continued to increase yearly and had increased from 849,078 tons in 1882 to 1,395,000 tons in 1888. Branch lines into the coal fields were being built. Coal companies were opening up small minds to take advantage of the offer made by the C. & O. to buy their coal for resale to other railroads and businesses along the line. The C. & O. Coal Agency was organized and sat up to handle this resale business. There were no super highways back then. Only stage Coach turnpikes, wagon roads, trails and foot paths. To reach into the coal country the only way in and out was by train or horseback. It was on one of these trips by train in the Cabin Creek territory where tragedy was to strike. C. P. Huntington had just recently employed an experienced railroad man named L. S. Oakford of Scranton, PA. for the position of Superintendent, a very important position in those days. Superintendent Oakford arranged with a party of coal operators to take a trip up the Gulch, now known as Dawes Hollow, to prospect for coal. Arrangements were made for the trip on August 19, 1885 using engine No. 1, engineer J. C. Moist who was regularly assigned to this engine and conductor Burl Epperly. Engine No. 1 was probably one of the early American type 4-4-0 engines used by the C. & O. Some of them were This is a weekly publication of the Summers County Council on Aging Inc., 120 Second Ave., Hinton. Funded in part by the WV Bureau of Senior Services, Appalachian Area Agency on Aging, other grant and local resources and donations. Aoy older persons is encouraged to participate in the program regardless of race, creed, handicap or national origin. The Summers County Council on Aging is an equal opportunity employer. Wednesday, February 22: Pinto Beans/onions, Cabbage, Sliced Peaches, Cornbread, Margarine/ Milk. Activity: Summers County Senior Center Quilters Will Quilt Today 10:15 a.m. Bingo at 10:15 a.m. Thursday, February 23: Baked Chicken, Corn, Green Beans, Chocolate 15udding, Whole Wheat Bread,' Margarine/Milk.' ~ctiv'~ty: Gluco Check byMeredith Whittaker R.N. at SCARH 9:30 a.m. Bingo 10:30 a.m. Friday, February 24: Fish Sandwich, Coleslaw, Parsley Potatoes, Blueberry Cobbler, Bun, Milk. Activity: Morning at the "Ritz" 9:30 a.m. Monday, February 27: White For Farents Helping Children Find (NAPS) There are activities you can do with children now that might help them succeed later in life. Simple things, ranging from regular trips to the library to con- versations about school, can help them build self-esteem and em- power them to be lifelong learn- ers. Try these tips: Follow The Leader According to the U.S. Depart- ment of Education, showing our children that we both value educa- tion and use it in our daily lives "provides them with powerful mod- els and contributes greatly to their success in school." Reinforce math skills by letting children watch you balance your checkbook. You can also read with your child at night. The key is to keep them involved with your activities. Food For Thought Dinnertime is a good time to catch up with your kids. Talk about the day's events, what hap- pened in school and what they have planned for the rest' of the week. Mix it up--have a picnic in the family room on the floor. When the weather is nice, have a family dinner on the patio. Make It Fun Help your child pursue his or her interests by visiting the library for books on favorite top- ics. Or search the Internet for ways to encourage children to be creative. For instance, Arby's and NASCAR driver Matt Kenseth recently hosted an essay contest at www.arbys.com for young par- The Road To Success Encourage Their Interests--A love of writing earned two young- sters the NASCAR VIP treatment. ticipants in Big Brothers Big Sis- ters (BBBS) of America, asking them to explain what drives them to succeed. The winners and their parents met Kenseth and watched him race from VIP seats at the Phoenix International Raceway. Arby's is a longtime sponsor of BBBS, with over $25 million in donations to the organization in the past 13 years. Keep Moving Encourage your children to stay active and fit through games including tag, kickball and even dancing. Teach kids that staying healthy can be fun and that the more they move, the better they'll feel. You may also want to sign them up for a fun class such as gymnastics. The lessons they learn could last a lifetime. :Det ra 's ,i uti,lue 3(x4 2nd A rnuv Hinto . 25951 Phone: S,lO.S60.9o64 I)ct ra Cas h N. it Teelmk n 'Owner FlzKI o= Fat ,x Event Postings Via Expl Summers County Tourism Website If your business or organization has any upcoming .events you would like help promoting please go to www.ExploreSummersCounty.com/ submitevent and complete the form so we can add your event to our calendar and help further promote it through social media. You can find us on Facebook under "Explore Summers County." We also have a bulletin board in our window if you have event fliers for display. highly decorated with tall brass candlesticks, finial-topped sand domes, diamond spark arrester stacks, brass straps around the tapered boilers and brass trimmed gothic cabs. The engineers assigned these engines took great pride in their ~vork and the appearance of their engines and kept them well greased and the brass highly polished. On this particular trip, 'up the gulch,' the group in theparty included L. S. Oakford who was Superintendent of the Railway, a Mr. Towman who was Superintendent of Coal Valley Coal Company, Thomas Peacock, Joseph Hall, ,Amos Mitchell and W. S. Edwards. That afternoon, the party was getting ready to depart riding out on a flat car. The cars got away and the further they went the faster the speed. The entire party jumped off but they had waited too long. As they jumped the cars started piling up and all were killed in the wreck except W. S. Edwards. Mr. Edwards considered himself very lucky for as he scrambled out of the way a set of trucks landed in the exact spot he had just vacated. Thus, the career of a promising young C. & O. Superintendent ended in the wild hollows of West Virginia in search of King Coal. Beans, Tomatoes, Chopped Onions, Sliced Peaches, Cornbread, Margarine/Milk. Activity: Bible Study Pastor Robbie Rodes 11:00 a.m. Bingo 10:15 a.m. Tuesday, February 28: Tasty Meat Loaf, Green Beans, Glazed. Carrots, Cherry Cobbler, Whole Wheat Bread, Margarine/Milk. Activity: Summers County COA Site Meeting 11:00 a.m. Bingo 10:15 a.m. Menu changes may occur due to availability of food or due to circumstances beyond our control. HEALTH DEPARTMENT i! SCHEDULE .Immunizations are given every Monday and Wednesday at the :~ Summers County Health i Department. P!ease call if any questions 304-466-3388. ,# Those who do not want to imitate any- thing, produce nothing. --Salvador Dali Main Street Care Now Accepting Private Pay and Medicaid Patients A small nursing home located on 3rd floor of summers county hospital. 304-466-6090 Jack's Bargain Located between Advanced Auto Parts and Save-A-Lot Hours: Mon-Sat 10-7 Sunday !-7. Phone 681-207-7347 Come out and check out our bargains. I LETTERS POLICY Letters are welcome, but no more than one letter each month will be accepted from the'same writer. Preference will be given to letters of 300 words or less. Longer letters may be shortened or rejected. Letters must be signed and must include an addre'ss and phone number, The telephone numberwill not be published. Letters by E=mail will not be accepted unless followed up with a signed letter. Letters will be edited for grammar, spelliag, taste, syntax, and libel. Names will not be withheld. Address them to Letters to the Editor, P. O. Box 1000, Hinton, WV 25951. Summers County Humane Society/ ACWP is a non-profit group of local volunteers that is here to help. Do you need to have alpet spayed or neutered or need assistance with vaccinations? Please call 855-WV4-PETS and Leave a Message. Do you have a litter of puppies or a dog to turn in or have seen a stray or lost dog? Please call our Animal Control Officer 304- 466-4860. Have you witnessed an animal emergency? Ptase call 911. 301 Summers Street, Hinton Open 24- 7 to members Low monthly membership fees Call 304-309-4181or Check out our Facebook page I' "Your Full-Service Service Station" 466-0133 For Pay At the Pump Gas & Diesel Fuel ALL rIRE " FREE MOUNT FREE BALANCE FREE ~IRE VAL Head Mechanic Johnny Reel Mechauic Nick Connell BRAKE SPECIAL: FRONT PADS ONLY LIFE TIME WARRANTY WEAREVER GOLD $69.95 WAGNER $79.95 COMPUTER SCAN We're drivers too. +,