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, 8 - Hinton News Tues. April 5, 1994 Young Writers School Winners Pictured left to right: OHvia Newsome, Craig Cantrell and Paige Willey. Jumping Branch Elementary participatedin W.Va. YoungWriter's Week scheduled during the week of Jan. 30 - Feb. 4th. Students could choose their' own topic, but the entry had to be written in class. Grades 1-4 had a 300 word maxi- mum and grades 5-6 a 500 word maximum for the entry. Winners from the school to be entered in the county contest was: Grades 1-2: Olivia Newsome; Grades 3-4: Paige Willey, and Grades 5-6: Craig Can- trell. Their entries will be judged within the county to choose arepre- sentative from each level to compete in the state contest. Ritz Theatre Students of the Month Pictured from left to right front row: Katie Jo Lilly, Miehelle Cunill, Tristen Pack, and Alexandria Bower. Back ro -J aig Cantrell, Dusty Basham, and Tracy Pack. Jumping Branch Elementary is proud to announce their students of the month for Mar. These students are chosen for their outstanding classroom behavior. Thip month's winners are: Ms. ObugeneJ ECE - Alexandria Bower; Ms. LInda Harvey's 1st. - Tristen Pack; Ms. Hylton's 2nd. - Michelle Cunill; Ms. Cox's 3rd. - Katie Jo Lilly; Ms. Crook's 4th. - Tracy Pack; Ms. Pruitt's 5th- 6th - Craig Cantrell; and Ms. Cathy Harvey's 6th. - Dusty Basham. Bluefield College Award Fall '94 Presidential Scholarship Each year the college awards Presidential Scholarships to high school students with a grade.point- average of 3.5 or better, as well as other Academic Scholarships to high school seniors with a GPA of 3.0 to 3.4 Andrea Wyrick Andrea Renea Wyrick from Pipestem, has been awarded a Presi- dential Scholarship to attend Blue- fi of 1994. Ms. Wyrick, one ofthi s year's early recipients, is a senior at Mercer Christian Academy where she is active in basketball and Junior Civi- tan. She is also a member of the school's Honor Society, and she plans to mjor in education when she enrolls at BC in the fall. She is the daughter of William A. and Mary Wyrick. Andrea is the granddaughter of Mrs. Margaret Apostolon of Hinton and the late Dr. Billy Apostolon, the late Basil and Bonnie Wyrick of Pipestem. She has a sister Carrie age 12 and a brother William age 9. She attends Maranatha Baptist Church in Princeton. Junior Girl Scout Troop 2071 Celebrates Thinking Day 94 At Honaker House Girl Scouts in Troop 2071 are shown above holding a heart shaped cake and cards they designed themselves. The girls shared the gifts with residents at Honaker House in Belle- point. The girls would like to thank the residents for allowing them to visit them. Girls attending were: Pamela Reed, Staci Burns, Jeica Cales, Kim Phipps, Cori Blevins, Amy Lilly, and Shelly Cales. iii:i:i:i:i: Hinten WV. Lions Club President, Eckle, shown welcom- ing Mary Lou Delvin District Governor Lions District 29-N. Lions Club Holds Meeting The Hinton WVLions Clubhosted the Annual Lions Club Dist..29-N Partners In Service dinner meeting, held at the Rivertown Restaurant on, Thurs. Mar. 17th. Lions Club members from Lewisburg, Roncev- erte and White Sulphur Springs were present. Lion Club President Eckle introduced Mary Lou Devlin Dis- trict Governor. Governor Delvin presented an outline of Lions International. Campaign Sightfirst, which in- cludes raising $130,000,000 to fur- nish clinics for examination of the public for glaucoma, diabetes, and other diseases of the eye. The Lions Clubs are also in need of used glasses to be forwarded to foreign countries. TALCOTT T-SHIRTS The Talcott P.T.O. is presently sellingT-Shirts to commemorate the last year we will have a Jr. High at Talcott School. The design on the T- Shirt was chosen from a group of designs presented by the student body in a "Design a T-Shirt Contest" held earlier this month. The win- ning design was submitted by Charlton Briers, a 9th. grader at Talcott School. We would like as many people in and about the community to have a T-Shirt as possible, so we are offer- ing them at a very reasonable price. The Youth Size is selling for $6.00 and the Adult Size T.Shirt is $7.00. Please tell your friends and family that we have the T-Shirts for sale. We have several sizes available. Youth Sizes: X-Small (2-4); Small (6- 8); Medium (10-12); and Large (14- 16). Adult Sizes: Small (34-36); Medium (38-40); Large (42-44); X. Large (46). The T-Shirts should be ordered a size larger  to allow for shrinkage after washing. If you would like to purchase a T- Shirt, please mail your check or money order (payable to Talcott School P.T.O.) in the total amount of the purchase price for the number of T-Shirts ordered to: Talcott School P.T.O., PO Box 140, Talcott 24981-0140. Please order no later than Wed., Apr. 20th. Also, please include a phone number along with your order so that we can contact you when your T-Shirt(s) arrive at school. The T-Shirts should arrive at school around May 20th. J.B. Nimitz Senior Citizens Meet By Va. Rippetoe The J.B. Nimitz Senior Citizens met at their center Feb. 18th. for their business meeting. President, Roy Keaton, called the meeting to order. E.B. Neely gave the opening prayer. Secretary Mary Neely called the roll of officers and read the minutes ofthe last meeting. Kennamae Lilly gave the Treasurer Report in ab- sence oftrsasurer D.S. Hatcher. Card sender and reporter Va. Rippetoe gave the report on cards sent to the sick and shut-ins. All reports were accepted as read. Michael Cooper from the J.B. Nimitz Fire Dept. gave a very interesting talk on the fire dept. There will be a gospel singing at the center Mar. 5th. starting at 7 pan. The Jubilation Quartet from Beaver will be the special singers. Everyone is welcome to come and enjoy the evening. Happy Birthday was sung to Lena Wilson. The meeting closed with prayer by Roy Keaton. The senior choir practiced singing with Sandra Basham at the piano. Those present: Mack and Mary Richmond, Gerald- ine Pack, Dock Lilly, Va. Rippetoe, Kennamas Lilly, Roy Keaton, Lena Wilson, June Baldwin, Corbett and Dorothy Lilly, E. B. and Mary Neely, Charles and Jesse Neely, Ethel Cox, Bly Shoemaker, Erma Meadows, and 2 guests Michael Cooper and Sandra Basham. Community Bulletin Board PUBLIC NOTICE: Attention all Private and Non Profi tVendors who are interested in the guidelines for Temporary Food Stands, i.e, W. Va. Water Festival and Train Days. There will be an informative meeting held Fri., Apr. 15th., at the Summers County Visitors Center located at 206 Temple St. at 10:00 a.m. The public is encouraged to at- tend. SURPLUS FOOD SIGN UP The Summers County Services Council will take new applications for anyone who did not sign up for the 1994 Surplus Food. Also, will issue and renew cards for old card. All new cards will be good through Nov. 1994. Applications will be taken on Apr. 8th. starting at 9: A.M. at the Service Council Office. HAM AND BEAN SUPPER Ham and bean supper will be held on Sat. Apr. 9th. at 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Lindside Senior Center. $4.00 adults and $2.00 children under 12. Menu: ham, white, brown and green beans, cole slaw, hot rolls, cornbread, homemade deserts and beverages. Please come join your friends and neighbors. Help defeat APCO's 765 KV Powerline. Sponsored by Common Ground. Health Program Announced The J.B JNimi tz Extension Home- makers and Senior Citizens will jointly host a health program Tues., Apr. 12 at 1:00 PM at the Jumping Branch Nimitz Senior Citizens Building. Melody Rickman, R.N. Cancer Information Specialist Region I, will show slides and present literature on a cancer screening program on early detection of breast and cervi- cal cancer with free services to women who qualify. A spokes person from Raleigh County Hospice will provide infor- mation on their program and serv. ices available in Summers County. Free blood pressure monitoring will be offered, numerous door prizes including a $25.00 bag of groceries will be given away and refreshments served. The public is iretl.' Trilliums To Be Sold Trillium Collective, Ltd. will be selling trillium plants as a fundraiser in area stores, nurseries and mar- kets this Spring. The bulbs were grown by Barry Gli ck's Sun shin e Farm and Gardens. There are severn] varieties being sold. This lovely flower would be an ideal Spring or Easter gift. There are several varieties being sold. They give a natural look to a garden or can b e kept as an indoor house plant. As you drive around in the early Spring, you can often see spots of white, pink or an occasional maroon trillium in the woods. Keep a look out for trilliums in the stores as well. For more information, call Jo Weisbrod 645-7615. 2hJllium Collective, Ltd. is a non- profit tax exempt arts organization which provides movement theatre programs and workshops in the community. BIRTIH}AY PARTY A birthday party is held the first Fri. of each month at the Hinton Senior Center for anyone having a birthday during that month and is age 60 or older. The Hinton Senior Center no longer sends out personal invitations to seniors who are observing birth- days during a particular month. Instead, we will be announcingbirth. day parties through newspapers, posters, and radio. For more information call 466- 4019. Our next birthday party will be Apr. 8, beginning at 11:15 AM. SEARCHING FOR OLD PHOTOS As the REACHH program pre- pares to renovate the front of their new offices, they are interested in seeing photos of how the building looked when it was a grocery store. The store, located at 176 Pleasant St., was most recently owned and operated by Curtis Meadows. REACHH staff'have been told that prior to that the store mayhave been operated by the Scott and Sweeney families. Anyone who has access to a photo of this building dating back ten years or more is asked to contact Peggy or Cindy at 466-4659. NEW RIVER PARKWAY The monthly meeting of the New River Parkway Authority will be held at the Raleigh County Public Li- brary, 221 North Kanawha St., Beckley, on Apr. 4th. at 7:00 p.m. BLUESTONE LAKE GARDEN CLUB Bluestone Lake Garden Club will meet Men. Apr. llth. at 1:30 p.m. at 514 Nelson St. Hostesses will be Mrs. Charles Sydnor and Mrs. T. F. Fitzsimmons. Guest speaker will be Mrs. Ronald Seaton. ATTENTION This Sat. and Sun., Apr. 9 and 10, the City of Hinton will be sweeping the streets, with the help of a street sweeper from the City of Becldey. We will begin in Bellepoint on Sat., Apr. 9. City workers will be going door-to-door, seeking your assistance in moving your car. We appreciate your cooperation. DEADLINE TO REGISTER FOR MAY 10, 1994 PRIMARY Fri. Apr. 8th., 8:30 A.M. till 8:00 P.M. Sat. Apr. 9th. 9:00 A.M. till 5:00 P.M. Mon, Apr. 11th. 8:30 AM. till 8:00 P.M. SPICE SPICE (Singles Participating in Christian Events) will have a =get- together" on Apr. 16 at 6:00 p.m. at the Beckley Pancake House Ban- quet Room on Harper Road. For more . information call (484-7919), 466- 1614, or 294-8886. OPENING DAY Opening Day for Babe Ruth Base- ball will be Sat. Apr. 9th. at 12:00 Noon. You will meet players, meet par- ents, and meet sponsors. Games scheduled: Kirks - Elks and Rogers - Hills. Ace Vetura Pet Detective Rated PG Frl. & Sat. 6:00 & 8:30 Sun. 4:00 & 6:30 Admission 466-2629 $3.00 Y QUEEN On the Hinton By-Pass HAMBURGER COMBO Hamburger, French Fries, and !6 oz. Drink Reg. $3.29 On Sale $2.59 CHICKEN COMBO Chicken Sandwich, French Fries, and 16 Oz. Drink Reg. $3.98 On Sale $3.09 1 Hours: 6 am to 10 pm 466-1700 I I i i OR RULES: *REGISTER ONE TIME ONLY DRAWING: APRIL 30, 1994 *MUST BE 16 YEARS OF AGE Raleigh Mall *RESIDENT OF WEST VIRGINIA REGISTER BY MAILING: WTNJ CAR - BOX 1127 - BECKLEY, WV 25802 r mm m mm am m mmmmmmmm mmmmmmmmmmmmmmm am immammm m ms imam m mi  I NAMF' PHONE: I I I MAILING ADDRESS: I ! ! | ,   i dJlm dli Imll i i qam i  nm mm liD m Ilia a mam m i  be M ye Al ni,