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Announces President's and Dean's for the prin 17 Beaver, WV New River Berholtz, Marquiesha Hairston, Community and Technical College Gary Hunt, Quinwood: Wesley has released the President's List and Clayton, Rainelle: Amanda Robbins, Dean's List students for the spring Kelsey Ward, Rock: Ewilda Bay, 2017 semester. David Canterbury, Ronceverte: President's List students must Nicholas Brown, carry a minimum of 12 semester Hope Dolan, Veronica Hoke, hours and earn a grade point GarrettHolliday, Heather Munday, average (GPA) of 4.0, not including Hops Nash, Sabrina Wooling, foundational courses. President Dr. Zachary Wright, Rupert: Rebecca L. Marshall Washington announced Norris, Sophia: Michele Farruggia, that the following students earned Joshua Price, the President's List designation for Summersville: Ryan Barnett, the springsemester: Kerri Grose, Sherwin Miller, Alderson: Tammie Smith, Karl Brooklyn Neal, Serena Thies, Tioga: Smithson, Natalie Sparks, Union: Jacob Asbury: Sara McCarty, Athens:Beesley, Sherry Flack, White Ashley Houchins, Beaver: Kirsten Sulphur Spring: Gwen Adkins, Beckley: Anisha Aryal, Baskcomb, Brianna Dowdy, Darvis Cox, Angella Dews, David Adriana Grecu, Sherri Jury,, and Luak, Sanjita Shrestha, Katherine Jalesha Newsome. Young, Bluefield: Dean's List students must carry Joshua White, Buckhannon: Cody a minimum of 12 semester hours Luterek, Canvas: Alexis Shaver, (foundational courses do not count Charmco: Carolyn Tilley, toward the minimum requirement), Crab Orchard: Clint Hamilton,earn a GPA of 3.25 or better and fail Christopher Knight, Hunter no courses. Vice President for Lafferty, Heather Shupe, Danese: Academic Affairs Dr. Richard Pagan Rebecca Boggs, Daniels: Paul announced the students earning the Bailey, Ryan Heimer, Fayetteville: Dean's List distinction for the spring Amber Jaxon, Tracy semester are: Kreisel, Fenwick: Raven Boggs, Alderson: Morgan Glover, Jessica Noah Holcomb, Frankford: Frank McMillion, Heather Nielsen, Eden Lokant, Hannah Reid, Riggs, Caleb Wills, Hinton: Megan Billups, Athens: Faith Choate, Stephanie Lowthorp, Lewisburg: Ballard: Jacob Blankenship, Lynn Benedict, Laken Cyrus, Brantley Whittaker, Jeanne Hoffman, Sherry Beaver: Kyle Dilts, Lilly Wolfe, McLaughlin, Mickayla Pence, Beckley: Linda Clement, Tabatha Lindside: McKinna Christian, Conn, Cody Daniels, Kaleb Farmer, Charity Samantha Ingrain, Englehart, Lookout: Micheal Sanjay Manandhar, Douglas Hicks, Hollie Patrick, Maben: Dylan McMillan, JoAnn Palmer, Jennifer Massie, Reed, Kongka Smith, Sonnet Meadow Bridge: ChastityAdams,Thompson, Richard Vance, Lisa Mount Lookout: Jacob Deik, Oak Vaughn, Melissa Washington, April Hill: Jeannie Giles, Princeton: Wright, Bluefield: Jessica Clemins, Hunter Basham, Robert Bradley: Autumn Daugberty, Adam Morgan, Caldwell: Kennedi Null, Danese: Cierra Minter, Daniels: Zackary Elmore, Christopher Hansford, Andrew Lefler, Christopher Markham, Brandon Forest Hill: Tara Garcia, Hinton: Megan Hightower, Ashlei Meade, Zane Mills, Leslie: Grace Duncan, John Harris, Kirkland Lively, Lester: Kymber Mason, Lewisburg: Kaeley Asbury, Amber Corby, Demetrius Cousins, Patricia Deik, Zayvier Meadow Bridge: Kimberly Treadway, Peterstown: Trevor Smith, Princeton: Tarina Akers, Janet Blake, Brandi Hazelwood, Catheryn Hughes, Mark Massie, Samuel Matherly, Elizabeth O'Donell, Brandon Parks, Leah Teasley, Maurice Williams, Quinwood: Douglas Harper, Matthew Hellems, Rainelle: Isaac Tharp, Renick: Chelsea Blankenship, Alexander Hanna, Richwood: Jeannie Sparks, Ronceverte: Misty Landis, Joseph Morgan, Novelee Morgan, Stephen Simmons, Rupert: Jonathan Brown, Evan Epstein, Landon Hunter, Sandstone: Jessica Liming, Scarbro: Kimberley Cozart, Zachary Holstein, Shady Spring: Tonya Attilli, Caleb Cook, Christopher Hodges, Valerie Meador, Union: Stephanie Boggs, Betty Foster, For information on admissions and the programs offered at New River CTC, email admissions or call 866-349-3739. New River Community and Technical College serves nine counties in southeastern West Virginia from the Greenbrier Valley Campus (Lewisburg), Mercer County Campus (Princeton), Nicholas County Campus (Summersville) and Raleigh County Campus (Beaver/Beckley). COI~EVIUNITY 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. PUBLIC NOTICE The Summers County Dilapidated Structure Committee will meet quarterly the third Thursday at 1 p.m. in the Summers County Memorial Building. The 2107 Meeting Dates are as f * September 21, 2017 December TBA Regular Meeting Agenda Welcome and Determination of Quorum Old Business Review and Approval of Minutes New Business Other Business Adjourn For more information contact Stacy Ford, 304-466-71!3 or email uil How To Talk With Your Aging Parents About Using A Walker (NAPS)--Caring for an aging, par- enti~an be a great challenge. And as our" beloved seniors age, their primary caregiversl commonly their children, need to initiate many difficult conver- sations. Whether it's suggesting the use of a hearing aid or simply talking about any other assistive device that has to do with getting older, starting these conver- sations isn't easy. One of the toughest conversations may be to convince your parent to use a mobility aid. Over time, it may become increasingly obvious that Mom or Dad is having more trouble walking without assistance. For so many older adults, the Talk the talk with your aging rela- very thought of relying on a walker to tives so they're willing to walk the get around is unappealing. While this walk with a walker when necessary. may be emotionally difficult to accept, it's going to require some getting used to. Motivo Tour offer a contemporary de- Suggesting the use of a walker can sign with styling that can't be ignored. often be met with a parent's stubborn 3. Stress the importance of being refusal. Now is the time to have the con- smart: Using a walker will prevent falls versation about love, continued safety and resulting injuries. The facts are on and well-being. It's important, to use this your side and fall-related injuries may conversation time to express empathy actually come with a discharge recom- and understanding and to focus on the mendation to a nursing home rather positives. The right walker or rollator than Mom's return home. will offer your aging parents greater in- A conversation like this is a two- dependence, comfort and possibly even way street, so if you're able to address keep them active( self-sufficient and their reluctance, then your parents better connected to the family and their will also need to embrace their own friends, physical limitation. It's important that To start this dialogue, consider these you don't make an absolute demand tips: that they use a walker, so partner up 1. Remind Morn or Dad that the and search for options together. Mom right walker is a tool to maintain and, might feel better if she's able to see a in most cases, increase their mobili- less institutional-looking option, and a ty. Emphasize the resulting increase in rollator like the Motivo Tour, with its independence and how that will make risk-free 30-day trial, is a smart way to them feel. give a new walker a try. 2. Empower their individuality and Learn More give them a choice. Today's walkers are For further facts and to see the walk- far more functional and models like the ers in action, go to nt ill Would you like to learn to quilt, starting with the basics, or to improve your quilting skills if you are an experienced quilter? The 22nd Annual Lewis County Quilt Retreat will offer these opportunities, and more! Scheduled for March 16-18, 2018 at WVU- Jackson's Mill near Weston, the Retreat is sponsored by the West Virginia University Extension Service in Lewis County. Retreat participants may enroll in one three- hour mini-session on Friday afternoon and/or in one weekend workshop. The weekend workshops begin on Friday evening, end before noon on Sunday, and include twelve hours of instruction. Some workshops involve hand sewing; most require that the student bring a portable sewing machine. Workshops are offered for a range of quilting skills, from beginning to advanced levels. Building Blocks H is the second in a series of workshops designed for beginners. The Retreat program will also include a Merchants' Mall on Friday afternoon and a project sharing session. Registration fees are $80 for a twelve-hour weekend workshop and $15 for a three-hour mini-session. For some workshops, there are additional materials fees. Those who register will receive a list of fabrics and supplies to bring. Meals and lodging are available at Jackson's Mill; costs vary with type of lodging and meals selected. There are also lodging options at nearby motels. The registration packet contains complete details, descriptions and illustrations of projects, and a registration form. Access the complete registration material at the WVU Lewis County Extension website: http:// county-quilt-retreat To receivea packet by mail, contact the West V'L, ginia University Extension Office in Lewis County by mail (104 Center Avenue, Weston, WV 26452) or phone (304-269-4660). The registration deadline is December 1, 2017. However, registration for a workshop will close when the maximum of fifteen students is reached, so early registration is recommended. For classes not filled by that date, registration will remain open. Notice AL.ANON Are you troubled by someone's ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS drinking? A1-Anon Family Group Open meetings in the basement can help. To help them, you have to of Ascension Episcopal Church: help yourself first. corner of 5th Ave. & Temple St, Meetings every Monday nights Hinton at 8:00 p.m. every Tues. 7:00 p.m. bebind the ChildAdvcacy Thurs., & Sat. Center at 411 Temple Street. For For more information call 1-800 mote information call: 466-2760. 333-5051. weaontd t m t, Can t list and wait? Call us and set the date! OX 1 'I i 304-256-0463. " %7 n .... li106 East Washington St, :, t./\ Lewisburg,WV 24901 . Randy Burdette; CAi'727 Auctioneer/Realtor 304.256.0463 . . -www.wes h om It's estimated that the average person will bum 100 cal~~~" ! ' - ~ 7;:~ -~t~l~~ 304-64~-~ ;} I ;I Richard Grist/Broker/Auctioneer/Forester I I I utes of tennis. ' 106 E.Washington St. Lewisburg, WV 24901 I Tues. June 27, 2017 Hinton News - 5 A Candlelight Vigil was held recently in front of the Memorial Building in Hinton for Aaron L. Crook who was killed Tuesday, May 31 in Bluefield. PhOtos by Curt Messer. JOHN HENRY DAYS The John Henry Days Committee will be meeting the 3rd Thursday ot every month. The meeting will be held at 7:00 the basement ot the Trinity United Methodis( Church in Talcott. Everyone is invited to attend. Volunteers are Healthy always needed! Next meeting date is July 20. sleep doesn't have to I~e a: dream if you keep track of it through the latest technology. Iil I< & W Paving~ , Free Estimates / Raleigh / 304-252-1815 or 304-384-3883 License #WV03088 !i How To NEWS ARTICLES General Information and Writing Tips The newspaper welcomes news submissions concerning club activities, sports, birthday announcements and anniversaries, engagements and weddings, academic honors, church activities and all community activities. Everything submitted is subject to editing and all news articles run without charge and run on a "space available" basis. Either type or legibly print your article, using upper and lowercase letters (NOT all caps). 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