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12 - Hinton News Tues. July 25, 2017 II ommu lt Huge Barn Sale for Children's Summers Middle School Home Society Cheerleading The Children's Home Society will Summers Middle School hold their annual Barn Sale at the cheerleading tryouts for the 2017- Hendrick Farm at 4048 War Ridge 2018 school year will be held on Road in Ballengee on August 4 and Monday, August 7 from 5:30 p.m. - 5, from 8 to 4. Huge section from 7:30 p.m. at Summers Middle School homes in Greenbrier and Summers gym. All those trying out must have county to benefit their emergency a completed WVSSAC Physical shelter for children in need. Form and Insurance Verification Come support the kids and get Form. The forms may be picked up some great buys All priced to sell. at Summers County High School or For more information call 304 466- Summers County BOE office. Any 0050. questions should be directed to cheerleading coach, Rachel Karim at SUMMER BIRD 304-712-1916. Campbell-Flannagan-Murrell. As a "summer bird" who just returned to this beautiful area for several months, I wanted to tell everyone about the new changes at your C ampbell-Flannagan-Murrell museum. The museum is fascinating and free to tour on Saturday afternoons. Over the winter, the volunteers at the museum were able to write a script that explains much of Hinton's history. Now while you tour the museum you are able to listen with your smart phone! Docents are still with you and will talk with you if you do not have a phone. Please come and see the wonderful museum and learn more about Hinton's history! Come visit- 422 Summers Street Hinton, WV Summers Middle School Football Summers Middle School football will begin practice on Monday, August 7 from 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. at Summers County High School. Equipment will be issued on August 2 at 5:00 pm. Athletes must bring the completed WVSSAC Physical Form and completed Insurance Verification Form. These forms are available at SCHS or Summers County BOE office. Players should report to practice in shorts and t- shirt and with own football cleats. Any question should be directed to Coach Justin Pugh at 304-575-0545. Continued from pg. 1 Library Art Show The Library will be having their 2017 Water Festival Art Show beginning August 3rd through August 5th. If anyone would like to submit their work, please bring it to the Library at 201 Temple Street by Monday, July 31 st. Please have the art work ready for hanging. There will be a Reception to meet the Artists from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, August 3rd at the Library. For que3tions, please contact Austin Persinger or Nancy Hopps at 304- 466-4490. MEADOW BRIDGE HOMECOMING FESTIVAL Schedule of Events Friday, August 4, 2017 4-10 p .m. Kitchen opens Food & Drinks 4:30-5:30 p.m. Parade and Guest Registration & Line Up (Firehouse) 6:00pm Homecoming Festival Parade 7:30pm Awards Ceremony Crowning of Miss Flame 8-12 a.m. * Dj David Alley 11:00 p.m. Guest Registration. Drawing (Must be present) Midnight- Festivities End for the day Saturday, August 5 9:00 a.m. Registration for Baking Contest and WVU Produce and Canned Goods; 9:30 a.m.-ll:00 a.m, Quilt Show 12 p.m.-10 p.m. Kitchen Opens Food & Drinks 10:00 a.m. Judging of Baking and WVU Produce & Canned Goods 11:30 a.m. Baking & Produce winners Announced Pet Contest Registration 12:00 p.m. Pet Contest Begins *Cornhole Contest** (Kids & Adults) 1:00 p.m. Pet Contest Winners Announced 1:30 p.m. Gospel Singing Freddie & Nedra Hicks Program Subject to Change 2:30 p.m. Door Prizes 3:00 p.m. Bingo (Inside Town Hall) Gabe Dixon & Band Performing 4:00-8:00 p.m. *Kid Quest** Free Bounce Rides & Face Painting 6:30 p.m. Frank Groves 8:00 p.m. *Dj David Alley 8:30 p,m, Hula Hoop & Limbo Contest 10:00 p.m. Drawings $500, $300, $200. 11:00 P.M. Fireworks!! 2017 Festival Closes Summers Middle School Volleyball Summers Middle School volleyball tryouts for the 2017-2018 school year will be on Monday, August 14August 16 from 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. at Summers Middle School gym. All those trying out must have a completed WVSSAC Physical Form and Insurance Verification Form. The forms may be picked up at Summers County High School or Summers County BOE office. Any questions should be directed to volleyball coach, Megan Meador at 304-228-1137. Summers County High School Football Summers County High School football practice will be held on Monday, July 31 at 12:00. Practice on Tuesday and Thursday is 4:00- 7:00, Wednesday and Friday 4:00 to 8:30. Athletes must bring the completed WVSSAC Physical Form and completed Insurance Verification Form. These forms are available at SCHS or Summers County BOE office. Any questions should be directed to Coach Chris Vicars at 304-540-250-6021. Summers County High School Cheerleading Summers County High School cheerleading tryouts for the 2017- 2018 school year will begin on Monday, July 31-August 4 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m. at SCHS gym. All interested girls must bring a completed WVSSAC Physical Form and a completed Insurance Verification Form. These forms are available at Summers County High School and Summers County BOE office. Any questions should be directed to cheerleading coach, Aleshia Lilly at 304-646-9836. Summers County High School Golf Summers County High School golf practice is 10:00-12:00 on Monday, July 31 at Willowwood Golf Course. Please bring the completed WVSSAC Physical Form and the completed Insurance Verification Form. These forms may be picked up at Summers County High School or Summers County BOE office. Any first year player must also bring a birth certificate. Direct any questions to Doug Trail at 302-660- 4026 or Jarod Ewing at 304-660- 6727. Summers County High School Volleyball Girls interested in trying out for volleyball at Summers County, High School are to report to the high school gym on August 7-8 and August 10-11 from 8:00 a.m.- 10:00 a.m. Athletes must bring a completed WVSSAC Physical Form and a completed Insurance Verification Form. These forms may be picked up at the high school or Summers County BOE office. Any questions should be directed to Coach Jason Massie at 304-667- 2184. TERROR OT, THE TUG "Terror of the Tug" will be performed by McArts Players at Pipestem Resort Amphitheater on Sat. Aug. 5, at 8:00 p.m. The play, written by Jen Battlo is based on events in the life of Sid Bluefield College New Opportunity School Gives Hope to Disadvantaged Women diplomas and were asked to give a speech reflecting upon their experiences in the . program. Organizers also thanked the Alfred and Shirley Wampler Caudill Foundation and other donors for their support of the NOSW, along with local civic groups, churches and individuals who provided meals and businesses and non-profit agencies who offered internships during the summer session. "the New Opportunity School for Women is an incredible program, and these ladies have been amazing" said Patricia J acobs, director of the NOSW at Bluefield. "Each of their stories is an important one, and they have been so supportive of one another. They have been delightful, and I truly have enjoyed every one of them." To find out more about the New Opportunity School for Women, even apply online for the summer 2018 session at Bluefield College, visit bluefield.edu]nosw. Interested applicants may also contact Jacobs by phone at 276-326-4257 or by e-mail nosw@bluefield.edu for more information or to receive and submit an application by postal marl. DILAPIDATE STRUCTURE The Summers County Dilapidated Structure will meet Thursday, September 21 at 1 p.m. at the Summers Memorial Building. Please contact Stacy Ford for further information at 304-466-7113 or ,sford2,@wvstateu.edu Regular Meeting Agenda: Welcome and Determination of Quorum; Old Busines; Review and Approval of Minutes; New Business; Other Business; Adjourn. COMMISSION MEETING The Summers County Commission will meet at 9:00 a.m. in the County Commission Office at the Courthouse on the second Wednesday of each month. The Session for Aug. will be Wednesday, Aug. 9. Contact Mary Beth Merritt, County Clerk before Aug. 9 at 466- 7104 if you have any questions or if you have items for the agenda. BOARD MEETING The Southern Conservation District Monthly Board meeting will be held July 31, 2017 at the Southern Conservation District Building, 463 Ragland Road, Beckley WV. The Meeting will begin promptly at 9:45 a.m. The agenda will be posted at the ~CD office. For any questions .-oncerning the above mentioned meeting please call 304-253-0261. NARCONON Narconon reminds families that abuse of heroin and opiod drugs has become a national health crisis. Learn to recognize the signs of heroin abuse and get your loved ones help if they are at risk. Visit www.narcononnewliferetreat.org/ blog/naloxone-availability.html to learn about the overdose reversing drug known as naloxone and find out its availability in your state. BOOK FOR SALE A book the founding and history of Marthas Chapel Church is now available for sale. For information call Dean Bennett: 304-466-1402. JOHN HENRY DAYS The John Henry Days Committee will be meeting the 3rd Thursday of every month. The meeting will be held at 7:00 P.M.in the basement of the Trinity United Methodist Church in Talcott. Everyone is invited to attend. Volunteers are always needed! Next meeting date is Aug. 17. BARNS OF SUMMERS COUNTY- West Vir inia He ,age An extract from the book ..... for your enjoyment By Phyllis Campbell Whitley Shrader Barn on Plumley Mountain The drive up Plumley Mountain He owned the entire mountain and was just enjoying the sunshine. was another day to savor. The that is how it got its name. Mrs. Whitley is a lifetime view was spectacular. It seemed we Following Hume Plumley, Bobby member of the Summers County were overlooking the entire county. Mills owned the farm for a short Historical Society. The book can Martha Rookstool showed me the period during year of 1964, then it be purchased at the 'Summers way to her cousin's barn, located on went to Harold Eagle who ownedCounty Public Library or by order aprivateroadoffPlumleyMountain it until 1971. Between 1971-1979 at barnsofsummerscounty.com. Road near the top of mountain, in Bobby Aden Mills owned the farm Mrs. Whitley's latest book the Greenbrier District. again until he sold it to Homer is entitled "Photographer on I asked about how the mountain and Shirley(Simmons) Morgan who Horseback - John C. Wiker'. It got the name. The owners, Solinda owned the farm between 1979 - details life of a photographer who S. (Morgan) Shrader and her 1990. lived along Little Wolf Creek in the husband Ronald J. Shrader, Jr. Solinda.S. (Morgan) Shrader and early 1900s. said they had done some research her husband Ronald J. Shrader, Jr. It can be purchased frGm at the courthouse in Hinton and purchased the farm from Solinda's members of the Summer~ County learned that originally Mr. N. E. parents in 1990. Historical Society or by order at Wheeler had owned a great deal of The cat in the photograph? That photographeronhorseback.cbm. the area on the mountain briefly for is '~ipOie". She appeared as I began Sale of the Barn book benefits, just three or four years, snapping pictures and, I believe, the Library and sale of the Wikel Then Hume Plumley bought the decided it was a photo opportunity book benefits the Summers County land and had ownership until 1964. she didn't want to miss. Perhaps she Hlstomcal" " Soc|ety. " Through his work on the House Appropriations Committee, U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W. Va.) has helped ensure continued funding for black lung clinics and substance abuse treatment. Black lung clinics will receive $7.2 million for Fiscal Year 2018, which Rep. Jenkins fought to include in the Labor-Health and Human Services "Appropriations bill. The committee voted to approve the bill late Wednesday night. Rep. Jenkins also helped secure $500 million to fund opioid grants to the states, grants Congress approved last year in the 21st Century Cures Act. The bill includes an additional 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 mopetary 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. ...-. Hatfield after the Matewan k ....... :: ......... ~ Massacre. I : ii:J~i~z:Hi ~| ~rk :? Adults $8, Children 6-12, $4; under 6 free. ~ :: ~i~~ : : Notice 1 ..... BIBLE SCHOOL Little Wolf Creek Baptist Church will be holding Vacation Bible School : "What A Friend We Have In Jesus". Sunday- Wednesday, July 23rd - 26th, 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Kindergarten- 12th Grade. Bible, Recreation, Refreshments, and much more.. Church vans will be running if' you need a ride call. Preacher Eddie 304-753-4555. Rhonda Harrah 304- 466-4810 or Randy Smith 304-573- 2126. $1.86 billion for substance abuse block grants, $3.4 million more than the administration's request. "Black' lung clinics provide critical healthcare and support for our miners who spent their lives underground serving our nation. I fought to ensure black lung clinics were fully funded so that our miners will continue to have access to this care. I also worked to secure funding for drug treatment, including grants that will go to our states to expand access to treatment and recovery programs. I am confident that this funding will help even more West Virginians find recovery," Rep. Jenkins said. 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 pro. First meeting is free. Come join us or call 304-890-2112 or 304-466-3045. NOTICE Meadow Creek Cemetery needs your donations for this year's care for the cemetery. Four large Trees have fallen and need removed. Meadow Creek Cemetery, P.O. Box 85, Meadow Creek WV 25977. HINTON HISrOR'C VJS '.m Rep. Jenkins also included a provision in the bill focusing on neonatal abstinence syndrome, babies born exposed to drugs during pregnancy. The provision encourages the National Institutes of Health to support research into NAS in affected areas like Appalachia and at institutions who are developing models of care. The bill includes important funding for seniors' programs, including $277 million for home- delivered meals (often through the Meals on Wheels Program). The administration's budget had proposed eliminating this critical funding, and Rep. Jenkins fought to restore it in Congress. NOTICE Do you have a diagnosis of breast cancer or know someone who does? Do you need a mammogram and cannot afford one? Do you live in Summers County? If the answer is yes Walk for Her Lifetime can help. We are an organization that offers mammograms and financial aid to those who have a diagnosis of breast cancer. It doesn't matter if you have insurance or not because we cover items most insurance does not. For more information call 304-288-9189 or 304-575-7026. 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.