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2 - Hinton News Tues Aug. 21, 2012 I More and More People areRea ng Newspaper 1 / 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 HINTON C&O BASEBALL TEAMS Part 5 of 5 parts. By Roy Wilson, Jimmy Mays, and "Footy" Stover was hard to crowd. Jimmy Jones did most of the catching, but Information for this series about "Fleck," Bennie or Wiley would go Hinton's 1898 C&O baseball team, except the game with Concord, concludes with this column and was taken from reports made by Hinton Daily News reporter Mr. J. E. Faulconer in the Aug. 30 - 31, Sept. 1 - 4, 1928 issues. In his "Hinton Around in Sports" column of April 1, 1948, John reflected back in history about the behind the plate when needed, and do a swell job. "That crew is the best we have seen here, although the tales of prowess of the "Old C&O Team" are still history in this neck of the woods. "While talking, Bennie gave us a swell idea and we think that most of you will agree. "Hess recalled the game we all and daughters, grandsons and granddaughters and even great- grandchildren of those former stars "To mention some of the players who would be available there is of course Bennie Hess, Pete Sentz, "Toots" Rogers, Norman Wilson, and Wiley Ailstock who are close by. "Duck" Phillips is at Ashland, KY "Fleck" Johnson is in North Carolina, Charley Lane is over in Baltimore, Charley Collins is living near Montgomery, Homer Hudson Agenda! Summers County Board ~f Education Regular Meeting August 22, 10:00 a.m. 1 Roll Call 2 Invocation/Pledge of Allegiance 3 Approval of Agenda 4. Approval of Minutes 5 Appearance 6 Presentation ,'~ 7 Discussion of Current Issues 8 Personnel ;, 9. Approve Employmea~ of Professional Personnel 2-, 10. Approve Employment of Professional Substitute Persoimel 11. Approve Employment of Substitute Service Personnel : ,- 12. Approve Substitute Ser~/ice Personnel Random SelectiOn to Establish the Order of Senior'ity (18A-4-15) ~, 13. Approve Employment of (please print) and Jimmy Jones are in Kanawha Coach,:. Addross ball teams after a chance meeting helped promote some years ago orFayetteCounty RodneyHess, one 14. Approve Volunteer(s) ,', 15 A roval with an old friend and former ball between the team mentioned above ofthegreatest pitchers wehaveever pp of Contract>ual player, Bennie Hess. His reporting and the original C&O team. It seen is at Russell Kv and Dr Agreements .;. City reState4 .Zip, of this occasion will awaken some proved to be quite an attraction, and George Nutting a good rigilt handerl 16. Approve Policies ~: TEAR & MAILTO: fond memories in our reading brought the old timers back to is in Washington. We don't think it 17 Discussion and/or Act, i0n Concernm an A audience and is repeated here in Hinton from allparts of the country, would be too difficult to round up a " g greement Between THE HINTON NEWS part as follows: (Referring to the game of Sept. 4, "name team" that everyone would the Summers County Board 'of P, O, BOX 1000 I "The other evening we were 1928 with the 1898 team members.) like to see in action again, and as Education and the Summers County [. HINTON, WV 25951 i driving down Ballengee Streetwhen "Hinton had a real baseball field Bennie so aptly put it' "We are the Health Department , we saw a man walking to Stuart in those days with a large old timers now" 18. Discussion and/or Action L ~ m = 1 Sullivan whose face looked vaguely grandstand, but it was necessary to This writer is unable to state Concerning Out &County Transfers Letter to the Editor Grand Op=ning familiar. We came back around for a hang out the S. R.O. signearly, in whether or not the game suggested 19 Approve I.- Coming Student k O -- -- secondlook, and sure enough, itwas fact more than 3,000 fans turned out was ever la ed We a ~ree with Request ~. Wal F r Her Gift Basket one of our favorite people- Bennie to see such all-time, stars as Bob everythin;St:Yed about ~goncerning Co2n~e Di:cussi n and/or ActiSn L'fet' ma Hess, one ofHinton s great athletes Murrell, Compound Chandler, Joe the great teams of 1898 and 1928 r " g Facilities Project,; The Grand Opening of Encore of yesteryear. McCarthy, "Sheff' Moore, "Cabbage" We didn't see either of them in 21. Informational Items wear r~Ul~or: "Bennie looks little older today Wise, Johnny Hobbs Bill Turner,action, however we did on man, 22. Approval of Bills ~ue warn tar her mie~lme onop,me. .newes~.~ . consignment, ~,s~ re then he did 20 years ago when he Harry Starbuck, Ferrell and others occasion watch the team of the 1940s 23. Transfer and SupplementS' r, .~ -** -~ : ~ :. in rllSl;OrlC 1-11n~on, ann rne ~ugar t~o ~ ~ gearing utJ mr ~ . was cavorting around third base on in action. & 50s play Bill Garten or Jimmy 24. Adjournment Haven, a boutique with custom Sixteenth Annual Breast Cancer one of the greatest C&O teams 'It was a swell show, and it gave Thompson on the mound and relief CLASS OF 1972 ,~ . ~ . ~ olenaea Dam aria oony goons, was a wampalgn, anu we again seek your ) ~ Hinton ever had. the younger generation a glimpse of pitcher Donald Broyles; "Sug" Shull The HiW~- w;-~ ~ : . . hu~ ~uL;~;~. z-~ puup~u cume mLU ~,--- ~,~cnooi tAass oI a~lstance and support in "Hess was a great player, andsome of our former greats. The great behind the plate; Jack Ballangee at 1972 will celebrated their 40th class . me s~ore, mey nan me opportunity pumlclzlng ann miormlng our could perform at most any position, Umpire has called many of the first; BuckPorterfield or BillComer reunion on Saturday, September 15 to enter for a free chance to wm a but we liked him on third beside players that we have mentioned, but at,second) Kay Rugers, Bill Iddings at Pipestem State Resort wit'h a' commumw about thin project, lnls . thegift basketfinest bathValuedandat overbody$50productsfUll of theT tSlocalR gerSc&o teamat short,two that gaVewith most of the stars of this later C&O or Hank Hanger at short stop; Jess seafood buffet at 7 pm. Contact Gary year s event Will oe nero on players team are still around. Some of the Parker or Kyle Gwinn at third; Jack McGraw at ~amraay, ucmoer o, a~ ~euepoln~ . . . , :,~. ^-- ^,:^ ~.^. : maaeexcmswelyoymeoneanaonly rifle-like-arms on the infield,older ones, too, are available and Rogers, right field; Bobby Jackfor more information and Park w .~ ~u. .~.m ~ a~ ,~ . ~," ~ugar riaven. 9:30 a.m and the Walk and "With Homer Hudson or Wiley could serve in a coaching capacity. Crush, center field and Jack reservation. xne gn~ oasKet was mace in me program getting underway at 10:00 Ailstock on first, "Duck" Phillips or "If you have not yet gotten theJohnson in left field. These men ~ seen~ololaeKoerryjam analncmaeaPete Sentz on second, Rogers atidea, that we are suggesting after made up a team that was hard to = a.m. Yoeglsl;ral;lon lee Will De ~J.U. ~ , we wnl =leave no stone un~urneaa rou-on~, permme, ,sugar,scruo, ,a short andHess at third, Hintonhad Bennie suggested it to us, is to beat. They were the Hinton Redsmm[~m~-~.~[~~ scruDoy soap, ooay oalm, ooay an infield with few equal. The sponsor another old timers gameand were managed by a great player in our elIor~s ~o raise Iunas ior . . . . oummers t~oun~y resluen~s ma~ lOI:lon o0ay. .mlsI:, snowero ,gel outfield with "Fleck' Johnson, here this summer and bring all those in his own right, E. K. "Toots" I ~. /,l m ~ . . - . . molsl;urlzlnggloves 6~ SOCKS, a nave oeen alagnoseu with Dreas~ Charley Lane and Charley Collinsold stars together for a game with Rogers, short stop of the C&O team m ,~][][.~]['~A~ ~' . " 1 mlcro-imer iaclalclom ~nalr wrap,was a hitting aggregation that our present day team. and personable father of Kay andI R~'L"" iI cancer, anator are in neea oI a ~ . nana sanmzer, ann nana soap. proved dangerous at all times The Band Boosters would Jack Rogers. We personally believe 1 ~B=w m-,~~ . I mammogram ana unaole i:o aiiora ~. ~. o,~ -- r.-. dim ttuaaen Olbt. ~,oms, ~vtu was The p,tchlng staff w,th Orrle hke to sponsor the event as the the team of the 40s would have gnven ll ~ '~~~~f~ ]l ~/.~ ~ " ~ 1 that service. All funds ralsea in ~ " ,~ .me lUCKy winner oi me oasKel;, tie Summers t~oun~y remain in May, Kirk Heatwole, Norman money raised would benefit the sons any team all they could handle *'~" ~" ~ ~ I - . mla us ne VlSlm nlnmn an average Summers County Ior me excmslve I START RIGHT. START HERE.' ' I oI~wlee a year wl~n ms Wlle, ~onme. == WELLNESS WORKS ;. ~ | residents USe ann Denen~FundsOlraised~UmmerSare usedU untYfor The~y both.: say they would love to~1~ ^. n 11,r, & rt n In January, Catholic Charities I RadroadR~~n, WVAve,Alderson, WV ~i I make l~ here more otten ann reauy b U 1J 1 1 9 1 1 ~ II>l- AI 1 1 1 ~ll wv, Loaves and Fishes (with l%~lp l,CA LL'%304-445-2920 I ~ransportatlon ~o ann zr0m : ~m-~ ~ = - . ::::~: ::::: ~,~: : f ~ xxr-1 ~,~, ~ : a'~:~'2.~ !'!:' ~ ' | . ,: . ':~ =,enjoy what Hlnton has to offer and specialized mealca~ care; Ior zooa : ;: ,~,:~::;:~.:~:::::: :::: : ,~ :,w~, +*~, ,~+-~,~ xuu,~t~] ~ [[, F r r -'.- . ,~' '~ nowme~ownmgrowmgmmeetme " ~ ' :.: " : : : kicked offthe transformation of its . .-- , ann longing while ~ravenng~ mr - - Thisis aweekly,publicationof.the~ B~anana;"Biscuits, Margarirm/Milk. food ' antr to Wellness W^'r'iL,lR - | neeas 1DI VISI~0TS.' assistance in payment of Summers County Council on Aging Activities: "Happy Steppers Line Well::ss y Works ~ro,:id:s t ol3,D~)" fi- ,) [ meo]ea~lons,j ~ xncl uomg Sugar Haven to see what newS~ P Dy ~,ncore ~nop ana lne Inc 120 Second Ave Hinton. Dancing" Will Perform At11:00 a.m. information enco-r ~ o.~ I~Fbk~.~t~ .~ ~& i I prosthesis We ndeavor to provide ~ho"" l; havin: ";n~ ~ n~d of s:m=~ o uu~riLlonai IOOu l~ems Ior specmc I .~.3~L17 ",- k ~,ll ~ ~." I e ofSemorServmes, AppalachlanArea Beans, Chopped Onions, Coleslaw, health conditions to our neighbors I )~--/)'~ld&0~.~i($ "~ ~ ~' I assistance, to breast. cancer, . patients. . sale; p au " ~ags" wlmg a mue slash are Agency on Aging, other .grant and Mixed Fruit, Cornbread, Margarine/ in need. This month our pantry is,~ :~.~' ~Jz~t~ ] ~.ln any way. posslme . curing. . ~nelr. za~/o Oli ann are mways ~aKlng newlocal resources and donations. Any Milk. Activities: Bible Study With in need of food items like tuna[ ~"-'"- ~ ' [ alagnosls, ann ~rea~menL. ann ~:ems mr conmgnmen~, older persons is encouraged to Rev. Rubble RodesAt 11:00 a.m. Ducked in water low sod[ ! "~" ~-"* q'*,~--" ~ : ! through other community partners *i i * in *h -'ro"ram " ~ ~ v, ra~ ~xx~u, par~ c pa~e ~ e v ~ Tuesaay, .~ugust z~, ~ansvurycann Ine ~ugar rmven has many new . ed fruit in juice or light syrup, COOLING i. we are cole ~o provlae patients ~tems ~. oI care ann co Ior~ curing scen~s ann new proauc~s lnelumngregardless, of race, creed, handmap Steak/Gra~zy Mashed. Potatoes, and whole grain pasta ~v~ ~,~,' : or national origin''. The Summers Peas VanfllaPuddm WholeWheat r u vx~x~,~t ~ ~- - ~ v# ~e""*~'e"""'" andmradiation-All Glnny's Jellies Come see what,g, Your donation is distributed to ,' efforts by the "Walk for Her they're about[ County CouncilonAgingisanequal Bread, Margarine/Milk. Activities: individuals with heart disease, ELECTRICAL , We are located at 214 Ballengee St. across the street from The Ritz Theatre in a white house. Our hours are Monday-Saturday 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. Closed on Sunday and major holidays. For more information please call Sara Beth or Ginny at 304-309-4455. Lifetime" Committee are strictly volunteer. To kick off this year's campaign we will hold our Annual Yard Sale, Bake Sale and Hot Dog Sale on Saturday, September 8, in the Community Room of the Hinton House Apartments. Hours will be from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. We again need the help of our friends/family, and faithful supporters to make this year's sale a great success! We need pictures, curtains, sheets, throw rugs, lamps, dishes, pots & pans and any other good usable items to sell. To donate items, please contact Stephanie Elk[as at 304-466-5299 or Margie Temple 304-466-1937 (home) after 5:00 p.m or 304-466-1011 (work). Our Committee members will be out in force throughout the coming weeks as we undertake several projects to raise money for this most worthwhile cause. We thank each and every individual, business, church, school, and civic organization that has so faithfully supported this project over the past fifteen years! We must again rely on your generosity to help us help others! we will '%valk" on until a cure is found! Thank you. Sincerely, Margie Temple Chairman, Walk For Her Lifetime Committee DIV SEWMASTER INC. Ph#304-466-6220/Ballengee St Hinton WV. Symbal, Namaco, Corsicana, Spring Air. Our Firm received a huge shipment of bedding. Pillow Top Unit- $205.00 Therapeutic Unit identical to Nationally advertised rated #1 consumer reports @ less than 1/2 the price. An amazing mattress like no Other mattress. (on display). Largest inventory, hundreds of units in stock in the area of Southern West Virginia. Across from the front door of the Courthouse and diagonally across from the Post Office on Ballengee Street. 11 FLEA MARKET Cultural District Flea Market. Free Vendor Space on Commercial St. & 5th Ave Below the Freight Depot Every Sat~ Through Oct. 29. Open from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Vendor setup - 7 a.m. for more info visit LETTERS POLICY Letters are welcome, but no more than one letter each month will be accepted from the same writer. Preference will be given to letters of 300 words or less. Longer letters may be shortened or rejected. Letters must be signed and must include an address and phone number. The telephohe number will not be published. Letters by E-mail will not be accepted unless followed up with a signed letter. Letters will be edited for grammar, spelling, taste, syntax, and libel. Names will not be withheld. Address them to Letters to the Editor, P. 0. Box 1000, Hinton, WV 25951. Office and school supplies, 8 ft. Christmas tree, large wreaths, tables, household items, much more. opportunity employer. Wednesday, August 22, White Beans, Chopped Onions, Harvard Beets, Apple Crisp, Cornbread, Margarine/Milk. Activities: Seniors Will Visit Summers Nursing & Rehab Center In Hilldale - Please Sign If You Plan To Go. Thursday, August 23, Baked Chicken, Corn Marinated Green Beans, Jello, Whole Wheat Bread, Margarine/Milk. Activities: Gospel SingingAt 11:00 a.m. BingoAt 10:15 a.m. Friday, August 24, Sausage/ Gravy, Potato Patty, Fried Apples, Summers County COA Site Meeting At 11:00 a.m. Menu changes may occur due to availability of food or due to circumstances beyond our control. Notice NEED GROCERY BAGS Loaves and Fishes Thrift Store and Food Pantry is in need of used clean plastic grocery bags. Please drop them off during our business hours, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. We are located at 207 Temple St. in downtown Hinton. diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure,etc. For information on Wellness Works, volunteer opportunities, etc. contact Earl Dodd or Bridget Dignan at 304-466-2110. VACCINE If you are between the ages of 19 and 26, with or without insurance, and interested in receiving the Gardisil/HPV vaccine please call the health department at 304-466-33B8. RESIDENTIAL, CONSTRUCTION I ' YlY WYLIe. # 0~lSV PL04~5 ' I I U SED AND I I U LOCALLY0 EDANDOPE t )] I .---- I< & W Pavin Free Estimates n mmers h / Mercer / 304-252-1815 or 304-844-3883 License #WV03088 Total Flexibility Activities Laundry . Delicious Served Dining Transportation Housekeeping Optional Medication Program Fine Retirement Respites Caregiver Breaks & Trial Stays 24 Hour Staffing 408 Timberidge Dr " / Beckley. Ph: 304-252-5452 ""-- --.7/"- -- - =Z/" IJ In m . - -.- v .thobayborff" n. o Retirement Inn "Your Full-Service Service Station" 466-0133 For Pay At the Pump Gas & Diesel Fuel> ALL TIRES," BRAKE SPECIAL: FRONT PAD5 ONLY FREE MOUNT LIFE TIME WARRANTY " FREE B/IL/INCE WEAREVER GOLD $69.95 FREE TIRE VAL VE5 WAGNER $ 79. 95 " I Head Mechanic I COMPUTER5CAN,~ " I Tim Ward I'~ON : I Hechamcs: II : Johnny Reel We re drwers toO. & ) tt