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8 - Hinton News Tues. Sept. 4, 2012 TWIRLERS ENROLLMENT Patty Spade Cochran announces that enrollment is still being taken for The Summers County Bobcat Twirlers for all girls ages 4 and up. No registration fees! Classes begin on Monday, September 10. Students will be in local parades, festivals, and more! Call 304-466-5810 GIRL SCOUT CAMPFIRE Summers County Girl Scout campfire is Friday, Sept. 14 at 6:00 p.m. at Bluestone State Park, not Sept. 7 as previously announced. Call Karen Eagle if you have any questions. PUBLIC NOTICE The Summers County Board of Education wishes to inform parents of the vision, hearing, and speech and language screening tests which will be conducted during the 2012- 2013 school year by qualified school personnel. The purpose of the screening is to identify students who may have vision, hearing, or speech/language difficulties. Vision, hearing, and speech/language screening tests will be conducted for all pre-K students, all Head Start students, and any student entering school for the first time in West Virginia. Parents will be notified if the screening indicates their child needs follow-up services. Any parent who does not want his/her child to receive the screening tests should notify the school principal in writing. CAR WASH & BAKE SALE Summers FFA will hold a car wash and bake sale on Saturday, September 8 at Advance Auto Parts in Hinton from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. No vehicle is too dirty for us. Bring it on down to Advance and we will make it shine again. Vehicles washed for donations which will be used to send FFA members to their next competition in Morgantown WV. REMINDER OF FRIENDS' MEETING Friends of the Library will be meeting at 4pm on Tuesday, September 11, at the Library. This is an important fundraising meeting, so we hope you can make it. See you there! MISSING CLASSMATES The Hinton High School Class of 1962 is looking for the following classmates for their 50th year class reunion to be held October 19 and 20, 2012. Please contact Tom or Carolyn Fitzsimmons at (304) 466- 4654 if you have any information as to how we can contact them. Phyllis Adkins, Bobby Argabright, Ruby Jo Graham, Leoma Eva Keaton, Larry McBride, Violet Meador, Donnie Meadows, Deloris Pack, Marsha Turner. Any student who was ever in the Hinton High School Class of 1962 is invited to attend their reunion even if they did not graduate with the class of 1962. BOARD MEETING The Southern Conservation District monthly board meeting is scheduled for Thursday, September 13. The meeting will be held at the Southern Conservation District Building, 463 Ragland Rd, Beckley, WV. The meeting will begin promptly at 9:45 a.m. Normal business will be conducted. The agenda will be posted at the SCD office. For any questions concerning the above mentioned meeting please call 304-253-0261. HOMECOMING 214th Anniversary and Homecoming will be held at Bluestone Baptist Church at Jumping Branch on September 9. Sunday School at 10:00 a.m., Morning Worship at 11:00 a.m. The Perrys' nationally acclaimed singing group will be in concert at 1:30 p.m. Everyone Welcome! Bill Fox, Pastor. MEET THE CANDIDATES The Summers County Republican Executive Committee is sponsoring a Meet the Candidates Picnic on Saturday, September 22 from 1 until 5 p.m. at the Sandstone Volunteer Fire Department. Hot dogs and hamburgers, drinks and all the fix'ins will be provided. Take this opportunity to meet your candidates and ask them the questions most pressing to you. SCHOLARSHIPS The Hinton Ruritan Club awards two scholarships each year to graduating seniors at Summers County High School, and, also, is responsible for the Summers County Toy Fund each year at Christmas. Please support the Hinton Ruritan Club. 01 1 t.1 an ve MEET CANDIDATES' PICNIC There will be a meet the Join us for a ranger-guided candidates picnic at Roy and ' program or stop by a visitor center Marilyn Cooper's farms located 1.2 museum! The slow pace of miles up on Marie Road from WV 12 September is a nice time to hit the in Forrest Hill on Saturday, trails and explore parks. With cooler" September, 15 from 1 p.m. until 5 temperatures and less crowds, it can p.m. All of the hot dogs/hamburgers, feel like you've got the parks all to drinks and fixins will be provided, yourself. This time of year brings Here is your chance to meet your change to the National Park Service fellow citizens who are running for facilities as well, with new visitor office to represent you to include, centers hotTrs for the month. There Rick Snuffer for Congress, John are still ranger-guided hikes too, like O'Neal and Roy Cooper for the the Bluestone Walk every Saturday House of Delegates, SheriffDolphin in September. This is one adventure for re-election and Jeff Lyons for to take in Bluestone National Scenic County Commissioner! Come on out River, a fun way to get outdoors and to meet them rain or shine, learn more about the natural world that surrounds us and the people who shaped our past. Here's what's happening this week in the National Park Service sites: Saturday, September 1, 2012: Bluestone Walk 10:00 am - 11:30 am. Meet at the HOMECOMING Upland Baptist Church Homecoming will be held Sunday, September 9, 2012. Start the day with Sunday School at 10:00, morning worship service at 11:00 with special speaker Pastor Shawn Bragg of Lortin Lick Baptist Church, Bluefield, WV. Lunch will begin shortly after the morning service, games for all and music by Country Pride Band. Come and enjoy the day, fun for all ages. Everyone welcome!! FLU VACCINATIONS Flu Vaccinations for adults and children will be available at the Summers County Health Department beginning September 10. We will bill PEIA, Medicare, and Medicaid for adult flu shots. For those with other insurance or no insurance the cost will be no more than $14.49 and no less than $5.80 as it will be an income based fee. Vaccinations will be given every Monday and Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. COMMUNITY EVENT Walk for Her Lifetime invites you to their 16th Annual Walk Event at Bellepoint Park on Saturday, October 6. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. with the Program beginning at 10:00 a.m. registration fee is only $10.00. All monies raised in Summers County stay in the County to aid breast cancer patients and those needing mammograms. See you at the parkI 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. All monies raised stay in Summers County to aid breast cancer patients and those needing mammograms. To donate call 394-466-1011 or 304-466-5299. AL-ANON Are you troubled by someone's drinking? A1-Anon Family Group can help. To help them, you have to help yourself first. Meetings every Monday nights 7:00 p.m. behind the Child Advocacy Center at 411 Temple Street. For more information call: 466-2760. RETIRED RAILROADERS Retired Railroaders Meet NARVRE unit I00 will meet I:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 4 at the Senior Center, Hinton, lower level, members are urged to attend. ons r base of Pipestem Resort State Park tramway. 2 mile walk. Meet a ranger at the bottom of Pipestem's tramway to walk within Bluestone National Scenic River for a mile and return. Along the way, enjoy the flora and fauna of the area and discover regional history. Bring $2.00 for the return tram ride. Wear comfortable walking shoes for this guided walk. September Visitor Center hours in New River Gorge National River: Canyon Rim Visitor Center in Lansing and Sandstone Visitor Center in Sandstone Open daily, 9:00 am to 5:00 pro. Thurmond Depot Visitor Center in Thurmond Open Fridays through Mondays, 10:00 am to 5:00 pro. Grandview Visitor Center at Grandview Open Saturdays and Sundays 12:00 pm to 5:00 pro. 4 .( Kroger's pharmacies in the Mid- The cost of the flu vaccine is $25. Atlantic Region now have flu shots. Kroger also is available to provide Insurance plans may cover the on-site flu clinics for workplaces and cost,and Kroger accepts Medicare. businesses. For information about Kroger has 113 Pharmacies in the the Kroger Workplace Flu program, Mid-Atlantic region, visit flu. No appointments _are necessary at Kroger's Mid-Atlantic region the Kroger Pharmacies, which are includes Virginia, West Virginia, open seven days a week. Pharmacy North Carolina and the eastern hours vary, so call your local Kroger portions of Ohio, Kentucky and pharmacy to check on its hours of Tennessee. For information on operation. The shots are locations, visit administered by certified pharmacists. The Centers for Disease Control MINING CLASS and Prevention recommends an The Following EMT Mining Class annual flu shot for all people age 6 (60 HR) has been scheduled at the months and older. The 2012 seasonal Raleigh County Beckley Fire Station flu vaccine has been developed to #3 on 1102 N. Eisenhower Drive. protect against three flu strains: Class begins Saturday, September 8 HIN1 and two new strains, H3N2at 8:00 a.m. Dates of class include: and a B strain. September 8,9,16,22,23,30. Because humanimmunedefenses Contact RESA I, 400 Neville become weaker with age, older Street, Beckley, WV 25801 or call adults are at higher risk of severe (304) 256-4712 extension 1107 or illness from the flu. This year, the 1108 or 1-800-766-7372. FluzoneR0 High-Dose flu shot is available as an option for those ages 65 and older. The higher dose oi antigen in the FuzoneR0 High-Dose Yard Sale vaccine is intended to give older adults a better immune response after vaccination. Free Certified Nursing Assista nt Training at Summers Nursing & Rehabilitation Center Have you considered a career as a Certified Nursing Assistant in the exciting, growing medical field~ Take the first step now! Free CNA Training Class size is limited ' and begins soon! Date and time will be determined on class size. To sign up, please call: (304) 466-0332 Summers Nursing & Rehabilitation Cente John Cook Nursing Home Rd. Hinton, WV 25951 EOE M/F/V/H * Drug Free Employer Hot Dog and Bake Sale Too! The l At Hinton House Jumping Branch, WV 214th Anniversary & Homecoming September 9th Sunday School - 10:00 a.m. Morning Worship - 11:00 a.m. Perrys, Nationally acclaimed singing group, will be in concert at 1:30 p.m. Everyone Welcome! Bill Fox, Pastor Jacob Arthur Notice REGISTRATION BEGINS " Summers County Girl Scouts registration has begun for thd new year. This year's kick-off will be Friday, Sept. 7 from 6-8 Bluestone State Park Activity Building area. No cost to attend event, but patches cost $1.00. Enjoy s'mores, crafts, activities and singing. Register byAug. 27 for Zink Goes to Camp (Grades K-3) or Green Js the New Pink (Grades 4-12) at Bluestone State Park. A Leader is still needed for Brownie Troop (grades 2-3~ in Jumping Branch area and Juni})r Troop (grades 4-5) in Talcott Area. Contact Karen Eagle at 466-5294 for information. Arthur To Celebrate 100th Birthday On September 15, Jacob Arthur will celebrate his 100th birthday. He was born on Irish Mt. WV moved to Jumping Branch in November 1932 to a farm on Street Road. He farmed and drove a timber truck for Darrell Cooper. He will celebrate his birthday at Raleigh Center in Daniels WV on Sept. 15, at 1 o'clock. To send cards the address is: 1631 Ritter Dr., Daniels WV 25832. BINGO Bingo every Friday night at the Hinton Senior Citizens Building on Second Ave. Doors open at 4:00 p.m. starts at 6:00 p.m. Phyllis Campbell Whitley's beautiful Barns J of Summers County book is still available | at the Library, 201 Temple Street, Hinton. Perhaps folks attending reunions would | like to purchase this book of not only | beautiful barn photos but a piece of history | as well. These books are available for sate t at the library for $42. Phyllis Whitley has | generously donated all proceeds from the | sale of these books to the Summers | County Public Libra,,ry. /t/(zmet v ,{ace 209 2nd Avenue Hinton, WV 25951 Ph:(304) 466-8200 Call in ,er Requests Sunday Service and Children's Church--10:30 a.m, Wednesday Fellowship Groups-- 6:30 p.m. Open 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. "'There's No Place Like The Ministry Place" Digital Cinema 8,, Performing Arts Hgs a force of nature. ('()lnill~ lo IhC;ll rt',~ ~X)ll :iil .... Playing September 7, 8 & 9 4 PM Sat & Sun Just $4! 8 PM Fri & Sat Only $5 Senior & Student $6 Adult