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8 - Hinton News Tues. Aug. 21, 2012 PA Legislative Article for August By Tom Miller our socmty, they're the ones that PressNet Reporter change their names," Dale told Charleston--Legislative auditors members of a combined session for recommended that the West members of two separate House- Virginia Department of Health and Senate interim study committees. Human Resources (DHHR) no "They are the ones that change their longer be exempted from state name. Ifamale changeshis name-- purchasing regulations and and that doesn't happen very often-- approval of contracts by the state he will be required to present the purchasing office during the August same documentation." round of interim committee The Division of Motor Vehicles is meetings here last week. ',going to be looking really hard" at "The lack of procurement the possibility of asking the expertise within the Bureau of Legislature to change current state Medical Services (one of the DHHR law to allow an eight-year license agencies) coupled with weak instead ofthe present five-year term statutory protections for the state's as a cost-cutting move, he said. interests could lead to significant In other legislative hearings here costs for the state," Shannon last week: Landrum, senior health policy --lawmakers made it clear they analyst for the legislative auditor's are tired of listening to monthly office, told members of a joint House- updates on the crowded conditions Senate panel here last Tuesday. in state prisons and jails and want DHHR purchasing director Brian the Division of Corrections to Rosen said he supported a move to provide some recommendations on eliminate the present exemption how the inmate population can be that is enjoyed by about 30 state reduced at the next round of agencies. But DHHR wants to legislative interim meetings in proceed with its current plans for a September. 10-year contract worth about $20 "We see the same damn data million a year for processing claims every month, " complained Sen. for the state Medicaid program that Clark Barnes, R-Randolph after provides health care to about hearing that the 1,800 state- 420,000 West Virginians. sentenced inmates that are still Legislative auditors found the housedin the 10 state regional jails Medicaid program has not could nearly double by the end of adequately beefed up its purchasing 2012. staffto handle these responsibilities. --representatives of The Summit At another legislative committee Bechtel Family National Scout session last week, Deputy Motor Reserve in Fayette County asked Vehicles Commissioner Steve Dale legislators to consider a proposed told lawmakers that West Virginia amendment to the state constitution is moving ahead with its to broaden the activities that could participation in the REAL ID plan be allowed there without putting the that began for this stateon Jan. 3, facility's tax-exempt status in 2010. jeopardy. He said two of the states "We're not looking to have an open bordering West Virginia-- exemption to generate revenues," Pennsylvania and Virginia--have Charleston attorney McGowan told declined to join the program. The the legislative panel. "We're looking deadline for states to agree to to use it occasionally in a manner participate in this national consistent with the Boy Scouts' identification plan is Dec. 1, 2017. vision and mission of the property." Dale said residents of non- M~Gowan said $160 million has compliant states will have to wait already been spent on the Fayette in the slower lanes at airports and County complex and that 500 people provide the same identification work there daily in two shifts. The papers that are required to obtain a investment is expected to reach $325 REAL ID. He also said compliance million within another year. with the new plan is more difficult The next round of legislative for women, interim committee meetings is "The requirement places an scheduled for Sept. 10-12. unfair burden on females because in o lql l HOMECOMING Little Wolf Creek Baptist Church will have their Homecoming Sunday, August 26th starting at 10:00 a.m. Lunch will be served after the morning worship service. We will have a special speaker and music. You are welcome to come, bring a covered dish for lunch and enjoy the day. HHS CLASS OF 1993 Anyone interested in planning a 20th Class Reunion should meet at the Hinton Dairy Queen on August 26 at 2 p.m. Please feel free to bring any useful information. Hope to see alot of you there! MINING CLASS The Following EMT Mining Class (60 HR) has been scheduled at the Raleigh County Beckley Fire Station #3 on 1102 N. Eisenhower Drive. Class begins Saturday, September 8 at 8:00 a.m. Dates of class include: September 8,9,16,22,23,30. Contact RESA I, 400 Neville Street, Beckley, WV 25801 or call (304) 256-4712 extension 1107 or 1108 or 1-800-766-7372. ATTENTION BACK-TO SCHOOL SHOPPERS Stop Before you Shop!!! The following items of clothing may not be worn in Summers County Public School: Crop tops, tube tops, tank tops, and halters, strapless dresses without jackets, transparent and/or see-through material, skirts, dresses, or shorts less than mid- thigh, spandex or bicycle pants (must be worn with an appropriate layer of clothing. Torn pants above mid-thigh, "Sagging" pants or shorts. Any type of head covering. Clothing, jewelry, accessories that are considered obscene, offensive, or may be used as weapons Clothing that displays illegal drugs, tobacco or alcohol. Any item sexually suggestive, racially offensive or profane. NO MEETING There will be no John Henry Days Meeting for the month of August. Meetings will resume on the third Thursday in September. HOMECOMING SERVICES Homecoming Services will be held at Freedom Baptist Church, Sunday, Aug. 26th. Sunday School at 10:00 a.m. and preaching service at 11:00, followed with lunch in the Fellowship Hall. Special singers will be The Tignor Family, who will also be singing in the afternoon. No evening service for that day. Everyone Welcome. YARD-BAKE AND HOT DOG SALE Walk for Her Lifetime will be having their Annual Yard-Bake & Hot Dog Sale on September 8th 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Donations of gently used shoes, handbags, and household items are appreciated. Al monies raised stay in Summers County to aid breast cancer patients and those needing mammograms. To donate call 304-466-1011 or 304-466-5299. BOARD OF DIRECTORS The Summers County Public Library Board of Directors will meet Tuesday, August 21st. at 5 p.m. in the library. Board meetings are open to the public. YARD SALE Ayard sale will be held at Trinity United Methodist Church Yard, Talcott on Sept. 1 from 8 a.m to noon. Sellers, crafters and buyers needed. Sale conducted by members of Trinity United Methodist Church. Call (304) 466-4987 for more info. HEALTH DEPT. AUGUST SCHEDULE Aug. 21, - hnmunizations clinic only for 7th & 12th grade entry. Aug. 23, - Immunizations clinic only for 7th & 12th grade entry. Aug. 28, Women's Clinic - Call for appointment. Nursing services every Monday and Wednesday. Call 304-466-3388 for questions. COURTHOUSE CLOSED The Summers County Courthouse will be closed on Monday, September 3 for Labor Day. REPUBLICANS MEETING Summers County Republicans will have their monthly meeting commencing at 6 p.m. Tuesday, August 21 at the Sight and Sound training facility (old Armory Feed). All are welcome to participate in a pot luck dinner while we discuss the upcoming elections and results from the WV Republican Convention. SCHOOL SCHEDULE First day of school, August 23 (half day). First day of Pre-K, August 30. All meals are free to Summers County Students. BOBCATS AT PIKEVIEW Bobcats Open Season at Pikeview on August 24. The 2012 Summers County Football Team will open their season on the road on Friday nightAugust 24 at 7:30. Make plans to make the short trip to Pikeview and support the football team. The Bobcats come offa 5-5 record in 2011 and hope to improve this season and make a run at the state playoffs in 2012. The coaching staff is led by head coach Josh Houchins. The assistant coaches are Norman Farley, Chad Meador, Nate Tanner and Cris Vicars. Summers County will play their first home game on August 31 hosting James Monroe. YARD SALE Yard Sale will be held on September 1, at the Trinity United Methodist Church Yard at Talcott. Sellers, crafters and buyers needed. Sale will be held 8 a.m. till noon. Sale conducted by members of Trinity United Methodist Church. Call (304) 466-4987 for more info. REGISTRATION BEGINS - Summers County Girl Scout~ registration has begun for the nev~ year. This year's kick-off will Y~e Friday, sept. 7 from 6-8 p.m. :al~ Bluestone State Park Activ{ 2 Building area. No cost to attend event, but patches cost $1.00. Enjo2 s'mores, crafts, activities a~ singing. : - Register byAug. 27 for Zink Go~s to Camp (Grades K-3) or Green.~s the New Pink (Grades 4-12)~t Bluestone State Park. :7.~ A Leader is still needed F~, Brownie Troop (grades 2-3)~n Jumping Branch area and Junip~ Troop (grades 4-5) in Talcott Are~. -" Contact Karen Eagle at 466-529fi~ for information. ~ - VIA REUNION 2'- The Via Reunion will be hel:~ Sept. 1, at Robert and Juanit7a:- Bennett's on Madams Creek Hinton, WV. 12 to ? Please brir~ covered dish and drinks. Questi .qn~, call 304-466-1149. GOSPEL SING The JumpingBranch/Nimitz Senior Citizens Community Center is hosting a Gospel Sing at the Center Saturday, September 1, at:7 p.m. The Center is located behind: the Tabernacle Church and Jumpigg: Branch/Nimitz Grade School or, Route #3, between Jumping BrancK &Nimitz, WV. - : "The Barleys" from the Maple: Fork Baptist Church, will be the guest singers. The Barleys' are featured on the Oak Hill TV Station every Sunday morning. Bring a covered dish and come enjoy some goodsinging, food and fellowship! Everyone is welcome! - " 301 Summers Street, Hinton Monday- Friday 5 am - 9 pm Saturdays 7 am- 5 pm Various fitness classes offered throughout the year. Packages are based on the individual monthly rate of $25.00 per month or a family rate of $55.00. Packages discounts apply Please call 304-309-4181 For more information or look us up on Facebook .corn M-F Following Featuring Today in Hinton with Gayle Rancer Moments of Reflection at 9 AM And Repeated at 7 PM www.radioAM1380.com Facebook.com/radioAM 1380 Call 304-466-I 380 to advertise! Coming soon-to-mtz-Theotr,: Diary of a Whimpy Kid Total Recall The Bourne Legacy Hope Springs The Odd Life of Timothy Green August24, 25 & 26 August 10, 11 & 12 August31 &Sept 1 & 2 Sept8, 9 & 10 Sept 15, 16 & 17 COURTHOUSE SQUARE INN ON COURTHOUSE SQUARE "A superb blend of historic charm l! with defightful occommodotwns. Reservations highly recommended! HINTON WEST VIRGINIA Jelly Belly & Gelato Pizza & Panni Soup & Sandwich Vino & Brew Digital Cinema & Performing Arts Small Town Elegance Luxury Suites & Meeting Rooms 5-Stars TripAdvisor.com @@@@@ Overnight & Extended Stay Free WiFi for guests! Reserve now! The Guest House Courtyard, Veranda & Magnolia Room for parties, receptions, meetings and special events. V/ew Photo's Online! www.GuestHouseWV.com Facebook.com/GuestHouseWV Call 304-466-8100 for reservations! Unique Gifts & Gadgets Classic Games & Vintage Toys Soaps & Lotions Flavorings & Spices Outdoor Patio Now Open Every Day at the Corner of 2nd Avenue & Ballengee in the Hinton Historic District 304-466-6626 Sunday & Monday 1 1 AM to 4 PM Tuesday thru Thursday 11 AM to 7 PM Friday & Saturday 11 AM to 8 PM Free WiFi for our Customers! American Express - Mastercard - Visa - Discover i::::: "% :.:.: ,i . DIARY- - Playing August 24, 25 & 26 4 PM Sat-Sun $4! 8 PM Fri-Sat Only $5 Senior & Student $6 Adult