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Greenbrier Historical Society Hosts New York Times Best Seller, Sharyn McCrumb for New Novel The Greenbrier Historical Society will host a book release of New York Times best seller, Sharyn McCrumb's new novel The Unquiet Grave, the true story of West Virginia's Greenbrier Ghost on Sunday, September 10th at the West Virginia State Fairgrounds WVU building at 1 p.m. There will be a limited pre-sale of books at the event and Sharyn will be available to sign books. Refreshments will be provided and all proceeds from the book sale will benefit the Greenbrier Historical Society. Sharyn McCrumb, an award winning Southern writer, is best known for her Appalachian "Ballad" novels, including the New York Times best sellers The Ballad of Tom Dooley, The Ballad of Frankie Silver, and Ghost Riders, which won the Wilma Dykeman Award for Literature from the East Tennessee Historical Society and the national Audie Award for Best Recorded Book. Her Revolutionary War novel, King's Mountain (St. Martin's Press, 2013) tells the story of the Overmountain Men in the American Revolution. Sharyn McCrumb, named a Virginia Woman of History by the Library of Virginia and a Woman of the Arts by the national Daughters of the American Revolution, was awarded the Mary Hobson Prize for Arts & Letters in 2014. Her books have been named New York Times and Los Angeles Times Notable Books. In addition to presenting programs at universities, libraries, and other organizations throughout the US, Sharyn McCrumb has taught a writers workshop in Paris, and served as writer-in-residence at King University in Tennessee, and at the Chautauqua Institute in western New York. The Greenbrier Historical Society is a non-profit organization whose mission is to collect, preserve, protect, and exhibit historical materials and objects, provide educational programs and activities, and support historical inquiry and research. GHS relies on the generosity of its members, patrons, and the community to continue operating the museum free of charge, providing free research assistance, and offering free educational programs. GHS strives to present the rich history of the Greenbrier Valley in interesting ways, to promote tourism in the region, and to support the preservation of its beautiful communities. The Greenbrier Historical Society's North House Museum and Archives is open Monday through Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information about upcoming programs and events, or to become a member, sponsor, or volunteer please contact us at 304.645.3398 or info ~L 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, 304-466-7113 or email FARMERS MARKET The Summers County Farmers Market is now open. Market hours are Friday starting at 8 a.m. until noon or until the farmers sell out. The Market is located in the Lifeline Church Parking Lot, 505 Stokes Dr. Hinton. Please visit Summers County Farmers Market on facebook to learn more or contact the Summers County Extension Office, 304-466-7113. CFM HOUSE MUSEUM The Campbell.Flannagan. Murrell House Museum at 422 Summers St in Historic Downtown Hinton is open each Saturday from i to 4 p.m. for Free Tours. For more information call 304- 445-5769. FALL LADIES CONFERENCE Riverview Chapel will be having a Fall Ladies Conference on Saturday, September 23rd from 10- 3. Contact Cathy Ross for more details and to reserve your seat. 304- 466-0769. A recent study found that people who ate nuts at least five times a week had half the risk of heart dis- ease as thoce who didn't eat them as often. Nuts ace high in beneficial monounsaturated fat and fiber. Group Participates in Free Speech Rally at Capitol While gelatin was invented in 1845, JELL-O, which is a packaged gelatin dessert, did not get its name until 1897. Pearle B. Wait was the first person to develop a fruit-flavored gelatin and his wife gave the dessert its name. By Andrea Lannom, The of that part of our history. It was a Register-Herald bad part of our country's history but Charleston, W.Va. --On the it is what it is and we should Kanawha'River side of the Capitol, remember that and reflect on that a group gathered around the and honor those who stepped up and Stonewall Jackson statue for the did what they thought was right. It's Free Speech Rally. very hard to look at things today Two rallies took place Sunday at that happened in the past through the Capitol. More than 400 people today's lenses." attended what Capitol Police said Rogers agreed. proved to be a peaceful event for the "It's a part of history we can learn Black Lives Matter rally. Another from," he said. rally, the Free Speech Rally, took On the other side of the street place on the Kanawha River side of were about 12 people with the Ohio the Capitol. Valley Minuteman. They carried a People at the Free Speech Rally banner that said, "No socialism, no who were interviewed Sunday racism, free speech for all." One of evening said their purpose for the them, who only identified himself by rally was not to protest or counter his call sign as "Sandman" because protest but was to support First of a concern about having personal Amendment rights. Some information exposed online, said he participants also mentioned a was part of the free speech rally to concern with taking down the support everyone's First Stonewall Jackson statue. Amendment right including Black Larry Rogers, a Logan County Lives Matter. resident, said he was there to He said the group had to stay on support First Amendment rights for the other side of the road because everyone, police didn't allow weapons on "We are here for the First Capitelgrounds. Amendment rightsofeverybody, not "For us to be here today is just Black Lives Matter but every reaffirmation of three things that group that peacefully protests. I are most important to us," he said. firmly believe in the First "Family, because we live here, we're Amendment and Second locals community and the Amendment. We're here to protect Constitution. The FirstAmendment people's rights to speak. Black Lives guarantees all of us to assemble Matter, that's great as long aspeacefully and speak freely, whether they're peaceful and don't hurtit offends someone or not. So, we're anyone." here to make sure no one causes Barry Holstein, of charleston, trouble for people who are trying to said he wasn't there to protest or express on either side. We are a counter protest but was there to neutral third party." make sure the Stonewall JacksonHe said he wanted to extend a statue was not taken down. hand to the people attending the "If the people of this state goBlack Lives Matter" rally. "For me, through their legislators and then it's important to extend a hand to decide to take it down lawfully, that's the Black Lives Matter folks and let one thing, but today, it's not coming them know that constitutional down," he said. militia groups are not the enemy," Both Holstein and Rogers said he said. "We are not the bad guys. they didn't want the statue coming We are not neo-Nazis or racists or down because they felt that leaving homophobes. We are just regular it up preserves history, working people who believe in "I think it's there from a historical taking care of ourselves and our perspective. If you read the side of families and community. We do that the statue, it says this is here in primarily by promoting the memory ofConfederatesoldierswhoConstitution and the law of the lost their lives. It's there as a marker lands." 2017 Festival of the Rivers Mean Mary & The Contrary,s Are Back Line - up Free Music festival featuring music, crafts, and food vendors. Held on Labor Day Weekend in the historic Freight Depot in Hinton, WV. Festival opens at 12 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Sponsored by Wv History and Culture, the City of Hinton, and the Campbell-Flannagan-Murrell House Museum More information at Saturday September 2nd 12:15 Highway 107 1:15 Chris Hopson 2:30 Jordan Hart 3:15 Valley Bluegrass 4:30 Krista Hughes 5:45 7:00 Parachute Brigade 8:00 Mean Mary & The Contranys Sunday September 3rd 2:15 Chris Hopson 3:30 Krista Hughes 4:30 Rachel Messer 5:45 East of Memphis 7:00 Daniel Lilly & The Lilly Mountaineers ACWP ACWP is a non-profit all volunteer group of individuals whose goals are to rehome pets and assist families who need help paying for spay and neuter of dogs and cats. We will rehome entire litters puppies who will receive veterinary care before going to their forever homes. If you would like us to visit your educational event please give us a call. 855-984-7387. For spay/neuter assistance go to and fill out a Voucher Request Form. If you see a dog or cat in a neglectful situation please call the sheriff. If you see a stray dog on the road please call the Animal Control Officer. Mon. & Tue.: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wed.: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Thurs.: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. e" '1 Tues. Aug. 29, 2017 Hinton News - 7 Nursing Home Em Sentenced in Medicaid Fraud, Financial Exploitation of Patients Charleston, W.Va. - The West Brown was sentenced to serve one Virginia Department of Health and year in jail on one count of financial Human Resources (DHHR), exploitation, and two consecutive Medicaid Fraud Control Unit today terms of 1-to-10 years in prison on announced that Mary Jane Brownone count each of fraudulent of Belington was sentenced schemes and Medicaid fraud. The subsequent to conviction on multiple prison sentences were suspended in felony counts in Randolph County favor of seven years probation, to Circuit Court, including Medicaid begin'upon Brown's release from jail. fraud, financial exploitation and In addition, Brown is ordered to pay fraudulent schemes. . full restitution. The convictions resulted from a The Medicaid Fraud Control criminal investigation by DHHR's Unit, through DHHR's Office of Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, which Inspector General, investigates and determined that over the course of prosecutes or refers for prosecution four years, Brown, a social worker allegations of health care fraud employed by an Elkins nursing committed against the Medicaid home, financially exploited 13 program and allegations of c.riminal patients, stealing more than abuse, neglect or financial $50,000. Brown also caused more exploitation of patients in Medicaid than $40,000 in fraudulent claims funded facilities and residents in to be submitted to the Medicaid board and care facilities. program. The total loss to all victims Additionally, the Medicaid Fraud including the Medicaid program was Control Unit is responsible for $97,264.59. investigating fraud in the Brown was initially arrested in administration of the Medicaid July 2014, and later indicted on one program. Its mission is to protect count of fraudulent schemes, six West Virginia'svulnerable residents counts of financial exploitation, and and the integrity of its health care two counts of Medicaid fraud. The case was prosecuted by Medicaid programs. To report Medicaid provider fraud Fraud Control Unit Attorney or patient abuse, neglect or financial Michael Malone, in cooperation with exploitation, please call 1-304-558- the Randolph County Prosecuting 1858 or toll free at 1-888-FRAUD- Attorney's Office. 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