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h 2 Hinton News Tues. May 16, 2017 More and More Peop 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) I I L.~ City. State TEAR & MAIL TO: THE HINTON NEWS P. O. BOX 1000 HINTON, WV 25951 "1 $67.1 e A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 1,347,957 visitors to New River Gorge National River, Bluestone National Scenic River, and Gauley River National Recreation Area spent $58,~4~300.in ~eommunities near the three parks in 2016. That spending supported 877 jobs in the local area and had a cumulative benefit to the local economies of $67,089,900. The parks span four counties in southern West Virginia: Fayette, Nicholas, Raleigh, and Summers. "The national parks of Southern West Virginia welcomed more than 1.3 million visitors from across the country and around the world last year," said Superintendent Lizzie Watts. "We are delighted to share thestories of these special places with so many people. National park tourism is a significant driver in the naticnal economy, returning $10 for every $1 invested in the National Park Service, and it's a big factor in our local economies as well. We appreciate the partnership and support of our many neighbors and are glad to be able to give back by helping to sustain local communities 2 The.. peer reviewed visitor spending analysis was conducted by economists Catherine Cullinane Thomas of the U.S. Geological Survey and Lynne Koontz of the NPS. The report shows $18.4 billion of direct spending by 331 million HINTON HS ALL 80'S CLASS REUNION A reunion is planned for the Hihten High School classes of 1980- 1989 for the weekend of August 5, 2017 at Willowwood Country Club beginning at 7 pro. The cost per person is $25.00. Please make your check payable to Hinton HS All Eighties and mail by July 1, 2017. Please notate in memo section the year you graduated and include a notecard with name, malden name, address, phone number, graduation year and # of guest. For more information chock out the facebook page at: Hinton HS All Eighties. Mail your checks to: Kelly Honaker Brogan, 6585 Eads Mill Road, Princeton WV 24739 (703) 304-1662 or Rhonda Miller, 507 Riverside Drive, Hinton WV 25951. CARLOS & IMOGENE BONDS' 23rd ANNUAL PIG ROAST Carlos & Imogene Bonds' 23rd. Annual Pig Roast will be held atTalcott on May 20, 10:00 a.m. Until? at the Rollynsburg Baptist Church Picnic Shelter. Live Entertainment by: Tawny and Linda Boggs, Bluegrass Revival, Southern Gospel Music. Everyone welcome to come and join in the fun! Please bring a vegetable, dessert and beverage. No Alcohol allowed free will offering will be received. Sponsored by Carlos and Imogene Bonds. I I I I I I m.J park visitors in communities within 60 miles of a national park. This spending supported 318,000 jobs nationally; 271,544 of these jobs are found in these gateway communities. The cumulative benefit-t@ the, U.S. economy was $34.9 billion, According to the 2016 report, most park visitor spending was for lodging (31.2 percent) followed by food and beverages (27.2 percent), gas and oil (11.7 percent), admissions and fees (10.2 percent), souvenirs and other expenses (9.7 percent), local transportation (7.4 percent), and camping foes (2.5%). This year, report authors produced arl interactive tool. Users can explore current year visitor spending, jobs, labor income, value added, and output effects by sector for national, state, and local economies. Users can also view year- by-year trend data. The interactive tool and report are available at the NPS Social Science Program webpage: go.nps.gov/vse. The report includes information for visitor spending at individual parks and by state. To learn more about national parks in West Virginia and how the National Park Service works with West Virginia communities to help preserve local history, conserve the environment, and provide outdoor recreation, go to www.nps.gov/ WestVirginia. 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. Chris Thomas Charleston, W. Va. - Reporter Dan Heyman, who covers West Virginia and Virginia for Public News Service, was arrested inside the State Capitol in Charleston on Tuesday afternoon. Heyman was at the Capitol to cover a visit by U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price and White House adviser Kellyanne Conway, as well as the protesters gathered there. The official complaint accuses Heyman of "causing a disturbance by yelling questions" at Price. Valerie Woody, who was there as outreach coordinator for the West Virginia Citizen Action Group, said Price's entourage was moving quickly through a hallway and Heyman was scurrying after them. By Roy Long TRACK FOREMEN: He must see that the track is in every precaution to prevent The oldest Book of Rules for the good line and surface, and properly accident. C. & O. Railway I have read was one spikes; that it is in true gauge; that Hand-cars and trucks must be loaned me recently by Reno I. the cross-ties are properly spaced, run with great caution, always Williams of Hinton, W. VA., dated lined and tamped; that the road-bed keeping a look-out for extra trains, January 1, 1891, over 97 years old. is in good order; that the proper and fully protect themselves by Duties of employees back then, slopes and ditches are preserved, signals where necessary; not run especially those of Telegraph and that the drainage is not within ten minutes ofthe time ofany Operator, Track Foremen and Road interfered with. regular train, not in the wrong and Bridge Watchmen were He must engage in work direction on double track. They must interesting compared to modern personally, and see that watchmen not be used unless the foreman railroading, faithfully perform their duties; accompanies them, nor to be run on My father Clarence E. Long, was suspend any one for neglect orSunday or after dark without special a track foreman for 50 years and was misconduct, and report the same to authority from the Superintendent, less than one year old then these the supervisor, not to be attached to trains in rules were put into effect. He was He must compare time each day motion; and when they are not in use employed in 1906, retired in 1956, with the clock at the nearest they must be kept locked, and so never missed apay dayandlost no telegraph office, or with the secured that they cannot be so time because of personal injury, conductor of a train; carefully moved as to endanger the safety of In later years, section foremen observe signals displayed by trains; trains. competed with each other on each and be sure, before obstructing the Foremen are permitted to use the sub-division for a prize given by the track, that all trains and sections of track in making repairs to within C. & O. once a year to the foreman trains that are due have passed, ten minutes of the time of a regular who was in charge of the best kept He must watch points where train, but must never so use or section of track. The men took much obstructions are likely to occur; otherwise obstruct the track without pride in their work and my father examine the slopes of cuts, and first displaying a danger signal at won first prize many times over the remove anything liable to fall or least 900 yards in either direction years. Alvin F. Staufer has a picture slide; remove combustible material from which trains may come; and if in his book, C & 0 Power, featuring from the vicinity of the track, bridges the signal cannot be seen by the a portion of my father's section at and buildings; extinguish fires that foreman at the point where he is at Moss Run, VA., and he wrote the may occur along the road; watch the work, a man must be placed in following comment, "Not a single telegraph line and keep the poles in charge of it. Extra trains will be run weed nor low joint mars the well proper position; reset poles and without notice, and above kept right-of-way, one the M. of W. unite wires when necessary; report precaution must be observed in forces can be proud of." promptly any derangement of the every instance. Anything that Rules covering TrackForeman in wires; assist the telegraph interferes with the safe passage of the January 1, 1891 Book of Rules repairman when necessary; see that trains at full speed is an obstruction, were as follows: water stations are kept in order and and must not be attempted without "Track foremen report to and report any failure in the water using the above precaution. receive their instructions from the supply; render prompt assistance in Unless in conflict with these supervisor of track, cases of accident or delay to trains, Rules, foremen will conform to the A track foreman has charge ofthe and see that old material is gathered instructions governing the repairs on his section, and is up and that the section is kept in maintenance of way department responsible for the proper inspection neat and proper condition. During issued October 1st. 1889." and safety of the track, bridges and heavy storms he must detail all culverts, hands to watch the road and take Urine Drug Tests: Effective But With America fa~ing 'ah opi01~ w,.arw~i~!~gs~indis~inguishable of .:scientists .at Geaotox: .L~t.~~ epidemic, the. most effective from the real thing, he says. developed ToxProtect, which diagnostic tool for uncovering Apparently, the cheaters are matches a patient's DNA to the misuse and abuse of opiates experiencing success. Research DNA in a urine sample, and also remains the urine-drug testing presented last September at the identifies all types of substitute that numerous businesses and American Pain Management urine, including synthetic-urine physicians rely on. C0nferencereportedthattmditionalproducts. But what happens when that validity measures failed to detect '~/ith 91 people dying every day "effective" tool is e~sily cheated - substitute or synthetic urine in 98 from opioids we must rethink every and an entire industry springs up percent of urine samples where part of the solution," McCarty to help the cheaters? they were present, says. '2VIany people may not realize The United States Drug "Using urine-drug testing that it, but there's a quiet war going Enforcement Agency (DEA) has eliminates the risks of sample on out there aimed at defeating estimated that at least 10 percent substitution by those motivated to this important test," says Dr. of all urine samples could be do so will be a strong step in the Matt McCarty, a board-certified adulterated, right direction." physician specializing in pain So what can be done? McCarty About Dr. Matt McCarty, M.D. management and the CEO Of says that having someone witness Dr. Matt McCarty is a board Genotox Laboratories(http:// the urine sample being collected certified, fellowship trained genotoxlabs.com/toxprotect/), could possibly identify cheaters, physician specializing in chronic A quick Google search of "now to "But watching someone urinate cheat a drug test" yields more than in a cup is somewhat impractical," 1.5 million results, he says. " Blogs give detailed instructions And frankly, motivated patients on the use and purchase of devices, would just acquire one of the adulterants and synthetic urine prosthetic devices that are designed that allow drug users to slip to fool the sample collection through the tests unscathed, observer." '~rhe sole purpose of these Saliva, blood and hair samples products is to fraudulently produce have their own strengths, McCarty a clean urine test result, and hide says, but also weaknesses when it the user's drug misuse, abuse or comes to point-of-care monitoring addiction," McCarty says. of recent use and uncovering newer The cheapest and most foolproof synthetics. way to cheat is to use substitute McCarty is among those at the urine provided by another person, forefront of finding an answer to But another option the cheaters the drug-test-cheating problem. turn to is fake urine that, when To that end, he and a te0xn: ACCEPTING DONATIONS Hinton Area Foundation Accepting Flood Relief Donations. 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"l saw nothing in his behavior, I heard nothing that indicated any kind of aggressive behavior or anything like that," she said. "Just simple, you know, trying to get somebody's attention and ask them a question. It seems to me there was no violation of anyone's space, or physicality, other than the arrest itself. "Price was at the Capitol to meet with state lawmakers and others about the opioid epidemic. Heyman was released Tuesday night on a $5,000 bond. His attorney, Tim DiPiero, said the charge, "willful disruption of governmental processes," is based on what he called a "vague" statute, and that Heyman was just doing his job as a journalist. Kristen O'Sullivan also saw the arrest and recorded it on her phone. She said she was at the Capitol to protest the American Health Care Act as a breast-cancer survivor who is concerned about future coverage limitations for people with pre- existing medical conditions. O'Sullivan didn't know the reporter, who she said was grabbed by the back of the neck and put against a wall by Capitol security officers. "And it's a shame," she said, "to see not only the fact that we may be losing the ability for ourselves to get our pre-existing conditions covered, but we're losing out on the First Amendment. We can't even report on that anymore. "She described Heyman as continuing to ask questions - including asking Price why he wasn't answering them. TIRE DISPOSAL PROGRAM FOR CAR AND LIGHT TRUCK "f"JERES WEDNESDAY June 7, 2017 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Grace Street next to Gore's Autobody Al-tendants will be on hand to help. BRING WV ID - driver's license, photo ID. etF. Up to 10 tires per person - Got 20 tires? Throw 'am in the truck & bring a WV friendl Questions: Tari Clark, 304-466-0695 T]hil ~ |l offered free-of-ho~ by REAP a pc~r~r of the WV O4p@rth~lt~tt of Envlronmntal Protect/on. A