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Feb. 21, 2017 Historic Homes of Summers County The Summers County Historical purchase, auction, inheritance, etc. Society is compiling stories date built and photos of historic homes in "current condition of the home; Summers County to be publishedif the home no longer exists, date it into a book, "Historical Homes of was burned, torn down, etc. Summers County." who built it--name of contractor The public is invited to partner or architect, if applicable with the Society in the project by "cost of the original construction, submitting stories and photos of if known homes built before 1916. type of construction--log, brick, Stories should include the frame, stone, etc. following information to the extent unusual features it is known: general description of the location of the home; if not in home--porches, cellars, chimneys, a town give the number of acres of landscaping, type of fencing, the property carpets, wallpaper, windows, current owner, resident, andnumber and type of rooms, etc. how ownership was acquired-- modifications made to the home over the years--additions names of all owners, or residents who ever lived in the home, if known description of significant events that occurred at the home--famous visitors, weddings, funerals, births, deaths, ghost sightings, etc. Submit your information to Donna Brown Brewster, project chairwoman, at 113 Begil Farm Road Pipestem WV 25979 Those wishing their photos and stories to be returned should include a self-addressed stamped envelope with their materials Materials may also be emailed to .... .........ii : Pancakes for one and all on Fat Tuesday 1S OGO Everyone is invited to come to a free Fat Tuesday (or Shrove Tuesday) Pancake Dinner at Ascension Episcopal Church on Tuesday, February 28th from 5:00 to 6:00 PM. Ascension is located at the corner of Temple and Fifth Ave. Following the dinner at 6:30, you are invited to join us in the sanctuary for the service of ashes. The ashes are placed on your forehead to es ira inues remind each one that we come from includes Lewisburg Mayor John The llth annual Lewisburg Manchester, is preparing for alarge , dust,Mardland we return to dust.Gras literally means "Fat 2hocolate Festival will take place on turnout and doing a "no-snow" Tuesday" in French, the last day of Saturday, April 8th from 11 a.m. - 4 dance. Manchester said, "I always Mardi Gras and the beginning of the p.m. in downtown L ewisburg, West Virginia . This festival, which has look forward to the Chocolate season of Lent. The name comes Festival because it kicks off a fun from the tradition of slaughtering chocolate vendors in more than 30 and event filled time in Lewisburg. and feasting upon a fattened calfon restaurants and shops, is a rve already had a chat with Mother fundraiser for the United Way of Nature and she said it's going to be alsothe lastknowndaYasOfshroveCarnival.Tuesday.The daYTheiS Greenbrier Valley. The festival is a beautiful day. We hope you and custom of making pancakes comes known for its tasting extravaganza your family will join us!' from the need to use up fat, eggsand of more than 30,000 chocolate - Tickets for the Lewisburg dairy before the fasting and themed tasting, professional chef Chocolate Festival will go on sale abstinence of Lent begins, demonstrations, chocolate displays, Friday, February 17 at Twelve thousand years ago primitive families ground grains and nuts, 'added water or milk, shaped the dough into flattened cakes and baked them on hot stones around the fire. Today, it's not too much different. The process of making and eating pancakes has probably always been much the same . . . a noisy, stimulating, exhilarating, greedy, happy time. This pancake supper celebrates this ancient tradition. Traditionally, there were many foods that observant Christians would not eat during Lent: foods such as meat and fish, fats, eggs, and milk. So that no food was wasted, families would have a feast on shriving Tuesday, and eat up all the foods that wouldn't last through the forty days of Lent. put together milk, fat and eggs, with a little flour, what do you get? PancakesI You can help carry on that tradition by joining us Tuesday, Feb. 28th for the Fat Tuesday Pancake Dinner. There is no charge. Just come and enjoy all you can eat. There will be pancakes and bacon and apples and eggs and drinks. So, stop by on Fat Tuesday to enjoy the food and the celebration! F : '~' ..... or there: ts nothing better for m~]~fi:t,o eat an~dl'l~k: ~nd find enjoyment, f0r these are from the hand of God." (Ecclesiastes 2:24) a chocolate mousse eating contest, 1 Ok run and fun walk, and various Vendors interested in offering children's activities. Last year, chocolate themed tastings or approximately 7,000 people activities can apply by filling out this attended the event, and this year form: www. lewisburgchocolate that number is expected to increase, vendor/ The event committee, which COMMISSION MEETING The Summers County NOTICE OF PUBLIC Commission will meet at 9:00 a.m. MEETING in the County Commission Office at Jumping Branch/Nimitz Public the Courthouse on the second Service District is in the process of Wednesday of each month. The determining if there is public Session for March will be interest in providing water service Wednesday, March 8. to the upper Madams Creek Road Contact Mary Beth Merritt, and Broomstraw Road areas of County Clerk before March 8 at 466- Summers County, WV. The residents 7104 if you have any questions or if of these areas or District customers you have items fqr the agenda. are encouraged to attend to voice CALL ACWP their opinions on the prospective If you see a dog in a neglectful or project, abusive situation please ACWP. If The public meeting will be held you see a stray dog on the road, on February 21, 2017 at 7:00 PM in especially one that you've never seen the cafeteria ofthe Jumping Branch before, please caI1ACWP. Ifyou have School. If you have any questions a litter of puppies and would like concerning the public meeting for them to be placed in homes that are the project, please contact Region pre-approved as responsible pet One Planning & Development owners than please caUACWP. The Council at (304)431-7225. number is easy to remember 855- WV4-PETS. Senators Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) and Joe Manchin (D- W.Va.) today joined Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), Jon Tester (D- Mont.), Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.) and 34 other senators in sending a letter to Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Tom Price regarding health care in rural America. The letter emphasizes the importance of rural health care providers and their critical role in rural communities. "As you take on this new leadership role at HHS, we request that you work with us to ensure that the federal government does not act as an impediment to providing health care in rural communities. Overreaching and onerous regulations from Washington disproportionately harm rural America. We believe that together we can enact and implement effective policies that help providers innovate in care delivery and enable them to make efficient use of available resources," the senators wrote. In addition to Senators Capito, Manchin, Wicker, Tester, Grassley and Heitkamp, the letter was signed by Sens. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wisc.), John Barrasso (R Wyo.), Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), John Boozman (R-Ark.), Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), Bob Casey (D-Penn.), Thad Cochran (R-Miss.), Susan Collins (R-Maine), Mike Crapo (R-Idaho), Steve Daines (R- Mont.), Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.), Mike Enzi (R-Wyo.), Joni Ernst (R,lowa), Deb Fischer (R-Neb.), A1 Franken Notice NARCONON Top excuses for substance abusers who fail to seek treatment include: not ready to quit using, too scared to kick, their habit is not that bad. All result in continued abuse and all boil down to one real excuse - they want to use drugs. If you are suspicious one of your loved ones is abusing drugs or alcohol call us today for free information on the signs of drug abuse. Narconon can help you take steps to overcome addiction in your family. Call today at 1-800-DRUG FREE or by visiting http://, for freescreer~ings, referrals, or your free copy of signs of addiction. (D-Minn.), Cory Gardner (R-Colo.), of the main employers. It is critical Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), Deanwe work together as Republicans Heller (R-Nev.) John Hoeven (R- and Democrats to ensure these N.D.) Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) Ron hospitals are able to continue to Johnson (R-Wisc.), Angus King (I- provide care. Maine), Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), We are encouraged by James Lankford (R-Okla.), John innovations we have seen in our McCain (R-Ariz.), Jerry Moran (R- states as providers test new care Karl.), Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), models and technologies like David Perdue (R-Ga.),James Risch telehealth and remote patient (R-Idaho), Pat Roberts (R-Kan.), monitoring. We know you will find Mike Rounds (R-S.D.), Jeanne bipartisan interest in Supporting Shaheen (D N.H.) John Thune (R- these types of innovations, and we S.D.) and Tom Udall (D-N.M.).look forward to working with you to Full text of the letter: improve our health-care system. We Dear Secretary Price, recognize the importance of tackling As senators representing rural this issue in a fiscally responsible states, we look forward to working way but believe investments in rural with you this Congress to ensure America yield substantial returns on access to quality care and to protect investment. the viability of facilities in rural As you take on this new America. Almost ninety percent of leadership role at HHS, we request our nation is geographically rural, that you work with us to ensure that with 20 percent of the population the federal government does not act living outside urban areas, often as an impediment to providing miles away from a health carehealth care in rural communities. practitioner. Overreaching and onerous We appreciate your focus on rural regulations from Washington America and look forward to disproportionately harm rural working with you and President America. We believe that together Trump to strengthen access towe can enact and implement health care services in vulnerable effective policies that help providers rural communities across the innovate in care delivery and enable country. Health care is constantly them to make efficient use of evolving in our country, and rural available resources. We hope you providers, patients, and facilities remain dedicated to ensuring all need reliable partners at all levels Americans no matter where they in order to be successful, live have access to quality, affordable Rural hospitals play a critical role care. We look forward to continuing in communities across this country, to work with you as we move forward In addition to providing health care to improve health care in rural services to surrounding America. communities, hospitals are often one *** What can we gain by sailing to the moon if we are not able to cross the abyss that separates us from ourselves? ---Thomas Merton *** COMMUNITY SUPPORT The Hinton Lions Club is asking for the Communities support in helping to provide those who need, eye examinations or eye glasses. The Hinton Lions have been providing assistance for over 18 years and are asking community organizations and businesses as well as citizens for monetary donations to continue providing help to those in need in our community. As news Spreads of the help being provided, requests are now outnumbering the Lions Club's ability to help. Once a request is received, the individual's application is screened to insure that other avenues of assistance are pursued before the Lions Club provides help. Donations can be mailed to: Lions Club, Sight Assistance Program, P.O. Box 1321, Hinton, WV 25951, Checks should be made Out to: Hinton Lions Club. TOPS Tops (take offPounds Sensibly) is a very affordable, nonprofit, weight loss support group. Meetings are held at the Miller Memorial Methodist Church basement, 109 Miller Ave. Every thursday evening. Weigh-in begins at 5:00 p,m. meeting starts at 5:30 pm. First meeting is free. Come join us or call 304-890-2112 or 304-466-3045. NOW ENROLLING Jumping Branch Elementary is now enrolling Pre-k and Kindergarten students for the 2017/ 18 school year. Children who will be 4 years old prior to September 1st 2017 are eligible for Pre-k and children who will be 5 prior to September 1st are eligible for Kindergarten. If you have questions or would like to enroll your child, please feel free to contact Angela Miller (Principal) or Gail Ronat (Teacher) at 466-6025 or stop by the school during school hours. "Cancer Fund For Andrea (Leigh-Ann) Yancey" Leigh-Ann Yancey The latest update on Andrea's Mr. Showed Spots on her spine hips and lungs. They are starting treatments, but due to the effects. She is unable to work leaving her without health insurance. appreciated. A cancer fund account for Andrea has been set up at City National Bank and donations can be accepted there. Thank you and God Bless. You may contact her morn at Any donations would be reatly 304-578-1964. Summers County LEOs Meet By Ann Lipscomb The Summers County LEOs, affiliated with the Hinton Lions Club, has met several times this year, Recently, they completed two service projects. They made several catnip mice for the local animal protection group. Then Cailyn Butler helped put out several items in the park on Temple Street for anyone who was cold. Future plans include collecting old used eye glasses and old used hearing aids to be used in third world countries. Free Estimates licensed contractor I )