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Y (Continuing the Hinton Daily News & The Weekend Leader) Home of "W. Va. Water Festival" Volume 115 No. 13 Hinton, West Virginia Tuesday, August 8, 2017 50 Cents qust 4:oo.p.m. - o:oo q" e Courthouse Zawn, inton, WV Summers Nursing Rehabilitation Center Receives Accreditation for re Measurements Bicycle takes the stage at entertain while playing music from Courthouse lawn and listen to these Hinton's 2nd Saturdays on August the 70's to current day. Local talent great musicians rock great songs! 12th, at 8:00 pm. Noah Spencer, will be opening the Also enjoy local vendors, and old This high energy, Indie Rock stage at 6:30 pro. cars starting at 4:00 pro. band from Athens, WV is Certain to Come and hang out on the on assln, Manchin Statement on Senate Passing his Legislation, "JESSIE'S LAW," to Save and Protect those Recovering from.Addiction Jessie's Law will help ensure Senator Manchin said. Thursday, said Kate Grubb, Jessie Grubb's physician~ and other medical Aug. 3 Jessie's Law passed in the Mother. professionals have full knowledge of Senate and it is a moment I am After battling addiction for a patient's nrevious opioid addiction grateful to be a part of. seven years, Jessie was sober and when determining appropriate This legislation honors the life focusing on making a life for herself medical care of Jessie, someone who was lost in Michigan. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) too soon to something that was 100 She was training to run in a applauded the decision in the percent preventable, marathon and had to undergo Senate to pass Jessie's Law, his She should still be with us today, surgery for a running related legislation to help ensure that We must do all we can to prevent injury. medical professionals have full parents around our country from Her parents, David and Kate knowledge of their patient's experiencing the grief that Jessie's Grubb, went to Michigan for her previous opioid addiction if the parents feel. surgery and told her doctors and patient gives consent. We must ensure physicians hospital personnel that she was a This will help prevent tragic and other medical professionals recovering addict. events like the death of Jessie have full knowledge of a patient's However, after Jessie's surgery, Grubb by providing physicians and previous opioid addiction when the discharging doctor, who said he other medical professionals with determining appropriate medical didn't know she was a recovering this information at every step of care. addict, sent her home with a a patient's care, enabling them to We celebrate Jessie's Law prescription for 50 oxycodone pills. consider the patient's addiction passing in the Senate, but there is Before her death, David shared when determining appropriate still more work to do. We will not her story with President Obama medical care. give up until Jessie's Law is passed when he came to Charleston for a Jessie's Law must now be passed into law so her legacy stands long town hall on the opioid epidemic. by the House of Representatives after us" Her story had a deep impact before the President can sign it into .... I am ever so grateful for the on him and she is often credited law. passage of Jessie's Law; it eases with inspiring him to dedicate "After learning of Jessie'sa mother's aching heart that more resources to fighting this passing, I promised her father that this law will save other lives and devastating epidemic. her death would not be in vain," give meaning to Jessie's death," Capito Welcomes Passage of Jessie's Law Legislation named in honor of West Virginian will help save and protect recovering addicts Senator Shelley Moore Capito the patient's history of addiction (R-W.Va.) today welcomed Senate when determining appropriate passage of Jessie's Law, bipartisan treatment. legislation she introduced to help After passage of the legislation, ensure medical professionals have Senator Capito issued the following fullknowledge of a patient's previous statement: opioid addiction when consent is 'the opioid epidemic touches given. The bill was named in honor communities across the country, ofWestVirginianJessieGrubb, who and we have seen more than died tragically after a long struggle our fair share of its devastating with drug addiction. Jessie's Law consequences in West Virginia. will help prevent similar deaths Too many of our children have by providing physicians and other fallen victim to this national crisis, medical professionals with critical and too many of our families have information throughout a patient's suffered the pain of losing a loved and grandmother, I can't begin to imagine what the Grubb family has endured. Their daughter Jessie's story is heartbreaking, but it has also inspired action. Jessie's Law will help prevent other families from having to endure that kind of suffering and loss. It's a small win in a much bigger battle, but it is an important and meaningful step in the right direction. I am incredibly proud to have championed Jessie's Law from the beginning, and I will continue working to deliver similar solutions to combat this devastating care, enabling them to consider one to addiction. As a mother epidemic." Summers County Schools " 1st Day of School - August 17, school your child will be attending. - 304-466-6025 2017 (Full Day) You may call the school Summers County High School - 1st Day for PreK - August 28, beginning August 8th to make an 304-466-6040 2017 appointment: Summers Middle School - 304- To enroll a student take the Birth Hinton Area Elementary - 304- 466-6030 Certificate, Immunization Record, 466-6024 Talcott Elementary - 304-466- and Social Security Card to the Jumping Branch Elementary 6029 Hinton, W.Va. - The decision to in skilled nursing andrehabilitation beyond just preparing a skilled consider long-term care for a loved facilities, nursing facility for the annual one is often difficult, but Summers Those four standards are health inspection Survey, but builds Nursing & Rehabilitation Center a comprehensive number of a foundation in quality assurance, (N&RC) can help make that assessments, continuous activities performance improvement, decision easier as the skilled throughout the year, coverage of customer satisfaction and state and nursing and rehabilitation center varying and unique patients, and federal compliance. is a nationally accredited facility in areas of correction that have been Summers N&RC is a recipient four standards of quality care for identified and went through the of the 2014 Silver National Quality the second quarter of 2017. improvement process. Award from the American Health Summers N&RC received Providigm creates data Care Association/National Centers basic accreditation through the management systems that mirror for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) Providigm QAPI Accreditation the new Quality Indicator Survey Quality Awards Program. Program that is based on four process used by state surveyors for For more information, contact standards for excellence in their annual inspection of nursing Summers N&RC at (304) 466- continuously improving the quality facilities. 0332. of care and life for residents living The value of the system is far A West Virginia Air National Guard Airman Supporting Operation Inherent Resolve has Died. Tech. Sgt. David Board died hope the people of the Mountain Board was assigned to the 130th Aug. 2 in Kuwait. The 49-year-. State will join us." Airlift Wing at McLaughlin Air old Barboursville resident was Operatioo Inherent Resolve National Guard Base. assigned aircraft maintenance coordinates the ongoing military "We are deeply saddened by the duties, and died in a non-combat- actions targeting the Islamic State loss of such an outstanding Airman related incident while deployed in of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in those and member of the 130th Airlift support of combat operations, countries. Wing," said Col. Johnny Ryan, "It's a terribly sad day for West "The loss of Tech. Sgt. Board is 130th AW commander. Virginia,"said Governor Jim a great loss for the West Virginia '~rech. Sgt. Board wa~ anintegral Justice. National Guard and a loss for the part of our West Virginia Air "We suddenly lost a hero and an people of West Virginia," said Maj. National Guard family and served airman in the West Virginia Air Gen. James A: Hoyer, Adjutant _ his state and nation proudly. National Guard to a non-combat General of the West Virginia He was an exceptional NCO and incident while serving our country National Guard. family man whose presence will be overseas. "Our sincere condolences go out missed by so many who knew and We owe everything to the mento his family, his friends and fellow loved him. and women who step up and make service members. His service exemplifies that of a countless sacrifices to protect our His contributions to our state patriot and he will be remembered freedom, and nation are significant and and celebratedas such. Cathy and I are praying for the he will be remembered ~/ith the My thoughts and prayers are airman's family and the entire profound respect and admiration of with his family, friends and loved National Guard family, and we a grateful nation." ones in this difficult time." BARNS OF SUMMERS COUNTY- Wea, Virgini=Heri,. e An extract from the book ..... for your enjoyment By Phyllis CampbeU Whitley Willis Barn and Cooper's Mill in the Ellison Ridge Area One afternoon, in the Etlison Mill" to be, once again,Elisha B. Cooper. Ridge area of the Jumping Branch operational; and also serve as a Elisha worked the farm until District, my husband, A.C., and I living history museum, around 1953 and then rented it out were in search of a barn owned by Now I understood the depth of until Mr. Wills purchased it in Jack Wills. Jack's knowledge anrt his quick 1967." I was happy to have A.C. driving response to my questions. The mill was built in 1869 by that day as we had to ford a stream Mr. Wills said, '~he mill Robert Calvin "Miller Bob" Lilly. to get to the location, property was first owned by Miller As a result of the efforts of Jack I thought it was a small stream Bob Lilly, but it was purchased by Wills and friends the mill and but it turned out it was Suck Josiah Cooper in 1883 and then by adjacent buildingsarenowincluded Creek. Thomas Moody Cooper, my great- in the National Register of Historic Jack's home is in Fairmont but, grandfather, in 1895. Places. fortunately for us that day we found It was purchased from T.M. Mrs. Whitley is a lifetime him at the farm. Cooper's heirs by Owen D.Wills, my member of the Summers County We talked for a while, and I was uncle, in 1950, and then by myself Historical Society. The book can impressed with how much family and three other family members in be purchased at the Summers history he had at his fingertips. 2000. County Public Library or by order The barn, near the front of the The property which I own, and at barnsfsummerscunty'cm" house, was built in the late 1800% on which the barn stands, was Mrs. Whitley's latest book or early in 1900 of lumber of various originally owned by my great-great- is entitled "Photographer on types from a nearby saw mill. great grandfather Jobn Cooper, and Horsebac~ - John C. Wikel'. It was small and sat in a place was later owned by J.W. Hatcher It details life of a photographer that seldom saw direct sunlight. I from the late 19th century until it who lived along Little Wolf Creek took several photos and then Jack was sold to my great uncles Oliver in the early 1900s. asked if we wanted to see the mill. B. (Bosco) Cooper and HobertIt can be purchased from The mill ? I had not been told Cooper in 1919. members of the Summers County about that. Just across the river is Bosco bought Hobert's share in Historical Society or by order at the 1929, becoming sole owner, photographeronhorseback.com. only remaining mill in Summers Upon Bosco's death in 1944, the Sale of the Barn book .benefits County. Jack is spearheading farm reverted to his father, Thomas the Library and sale of the Wikel a group of family' and friends to Moody Cooper, and willed upon book benefits the Summers County restore "Cooper's his death in 1945 to another sen, Historical Society.