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m JAMES K. HARVEY James Kenneth Harvey, 73, of Talcott passed away Thursday, August 24, 2017 at UPMC Presbyterian in Pittsburgh, PA. following a sudden illness. Born March 18, 1944 in Wyoming County he was a son of the late O.T. and Virginia Lambert Harvey. • James was a veteran of the US Army and a heavy equipment operator who retired into farming. He enjoyed spending time with his family, taking care of his animals and gardening. Those left to cherish his memory include his wife of 51 years, Mary Kathryn Wallace Harvey at home; three sons, Shane Harvey and wife Tammy of Hurricane, Brett Harvey and wife Melissa of Pence Springs and Clint Harvey and wife Eileen of Morgantown; one daughter, Tanya Hunter and husband James of Union; seven grandchildren, Michael, Nicholas, Christian, Maisey and Evelyn Harvey and Luke and Wade Hunter; three brothers, Richard T. Harvey and wife Leanne of Hopewell, VA, John F. Harvey of Princeton and Tony B. Harvey and wife Alice of Hinton. A private family service was held Saturday, August 26, 2017 at the Keller Presbyterian Church in Talcott. Arrangements were by the Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors of Hinton. Condolences may be sent to the family at v, ww.ronaldmeadowsfp. tom DAVID A MARTIN Arrangements were by the nephews and one niece, three great Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors of nephews and two great nieces. Hinton. Mr. Weis loved playing yahtzee Condolencees may be sent to the and poker also watching the Phila family at www.ronaldmeadowsfp. Phillies and the Phlia Eagles. He corn loved joking with his family and he affected our lives in many ways. TERRY L. TALLMAN Terry Lee Tallman, 58, of Walton, West Virginia, formerly of Hinton, died at home, on August 27, 2017• Born in Baltimore, Maryland, January 30, 1959, he was the son of the late Thomas and Elizabeth Jane Brown Tallman. He was a graduate of Hinton High School, and a retired miner• He was preceded in death by his wife, Teresa Perdue Tallman, and one brother Mark Tallman. Survivors include one daughter, Tonya Mitchell, of Fairmont, one sister Deborah Lucas, of Hinton. Five grandchildren, Kayla Berkey, Chloe Mitchell, Kelsey Hill, Halley Kennedy, and Makenzie Kennedy also survive• Funeral services were held 2:00 p.m., Friday, September 1, 2017, at Pivont Funeral Chapel, with Pastor Don Hannah officiating• Friends called at Pivont Funeral Home, from 12:00 p.m. until time of service on Friday, September 1. Cremation followed service. Online condolences at www.pivontfuneralhome.com Arrangements were by Pivont Funeral Home, Hinton, WV. Scientists Discover A Better Way To Clean Teeth (NAPS)--Here's something to smile about: Silicon Valley researchers have discovered a way for you to get close to a professional cleaning every time you brush. The Problem Dentists and researchers agree that cavities, bad breath, and gum disease are all caused by dental plaque. Despite Americans spending over S 1.8 billion on toothpaste annually, 90 percent of adults have gingivitis (gum inflammation and bleeding), and 64 million American adults have irreversible gum disease known as periodontitis. Furthermore, new research now links oral diseases to heart disease, arthritis, diabetes, Alzhei- mer's and more. Given these epidemic numbers, should you be looking for a different way to brush? Scientists have found • more effec- tive way to clean teeth. A Solution A Silicon Valley pharmaceutical company, Livionex, has-invented what many consider a better way to brush your teeth. Clinical studies show that brushing with LivFresh Dental Gel re- duces dental plaque 2.5 times better than a leading toothpaste. That's be- cause using the gel repels the bacteria and keeps plaque from sticking to the teeth for results that are close to a pro- fessional cleaning. One study showed that 100 percent of participants using the gel experienced a significant reduc- tion in plaque. Dental professionals like the fact that the gel does not contain triclosan, a toothpaste ingredient that has been linked to cancer. In fact, LivFresh is safe for all ages. It contains-all edible ingre- dients and does not contain abrasives and detergents found in conventional toothpastes. The gel has been developed with over ',0 years of research in close C011aboration with tol~ U.S. Universities, ahd ~rrenfly has over 100,000 users. For more information, visit www. BestDentalGel.com or Amazon. DavidA "Cow" Martin. 61,ofTu~ Creekwent home to~-~ : 'Monday, August 28,.2017 at Bower~s Hospice House following a short illness. Born January 27, 1956 at Hinton he was a son of the late Russell W. and Elizabeth Mac Sheppherd Martin. HEALTH SCREENINGS David was a retired track Lifg Line Screening, a leading foreman at CSX with over 30 years provider of community based of service. He enjoyed riding Harley preventive health screenings will be Davidson motorcycles, farming, in our community on Wednesday, : tending to his cattle and spending October 18, 2017 at First • time with his family, especially his Presbyterian Church, 322 ThirdAve. grandchildren. ALBERT STEVEN WEIS Ultrasound screenings to Identify Those left to cherish his memory risk factors for Cardiovascular include his loving and devoted wife Albert Steven Weis, 50 of Chapel disease include; Carotid Artery of 40 years, Royce Ann Judy Martin Hill, North Carolina passed away on (plaque buildup a leading cause of at home; one son, Ryan Allen Martin 8-23-17 from a sudden illness, stroke), Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm and wife Wendy of Tug Creek; four Originally from Downingtown, PA (an enlargement or weak area in the grandchildren, Coty, Bryce, Katelyn he worked as a laborer he is survived main blood vessel that carries blood and Grace; three siblings, Tommy by a son, Albert Steven Weis Jr. of from the heart to the rest of the Martin and wife Hazel of Beaver, Boise, Idaho, his Mother Anna J body), Peripheral Arterial Disease Mary Martin of Tazewell, Virginia Meadows of Meadow Creek, WV.(hardening of the arteries in the and James Martin of Colorado and He was proceeded in death by his legs), a Heart Rhythm Screening numerous nieces, nephews andfather John P Weis Jr. of (anEKGtodetectAtrialFibrillation cousins. Downingtown, PAandhisstepfather irregular heartbeat) and an Funeral services were held at Franklin D. Meadows of Meadow Osteoporosis Risk Assessment for 12:00 P.M. Friday, September 1, Creek, WV. men and women• Being proactive 2017 at the Ronald Meadows Two Surviving Brothers John P. about your health by knowing your Funeral Parlors Chapel with Pastor Weis III and wife Donna of risks helps you and your doctor Robbie Merritt officiating. Burial Honeybrook, PA, and Bruce A, Weis address problems early. followed in the Elk Knob Church and Wife Lorie of Nottingham PA, Register online TODAY at Cemetery. Friends called from 6:00 Three sisters Shannon Meadows of www'lifelinescreening'c°m/ 8:00 P.M. Thursday, August 31 at the Offord, PA., Tammy Adkins and community circle and receive your funeral parlors, companion Thomas Sea of Hinton, "Community Circle~ discount and Family and friends served asAnd Alicia Bennett and Husband your Preferred Appointment! mllbearers. Stephen of Hinton. He has seven SERVICE APPLICATION SHERIFF Applications for the Civil Service Examination for the position of Summers County Deputy Sheriff will be available beginning Sept. 4, 2017. Application packages shall be received from and returned to Mary Beth Merritt, Clerk of Summers County Commission, Office of the County Clerk, Summers County Courthouse, Hinton, WV 25951. All persons interested in this position must make application by Friday, Sept. 15, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. Physical Agility test will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017 at the Summers County High School track by the Summers County Sheriff's Department. Persons successfully completing the Physical Agility Test will be notified of the time, date and location of the Civil Service Examination. All applicants certified or non-certified must take the Physical Agility Test. If hired applicant rnust move within twenty miles of the county or relocate to the county. This position is hiring for the COPS Grant position. The Summers County Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Discrimination is prohibited due to race, color, religion, sex, orientation or national origin. Applications for Deputy Sheriff must be 18 years old and not more that 45 years old on date of application. Tues. Sept. 5, 2017 Hinton News - 3 • • lnla ;ers orr ions CHARLESTON, W.Va. - A longtime Parkersburg public servant and the new advocate for West Virginia's 55 counties will help oversee and support community- based criminal justice programs, Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety Secretary Jeff Sandy has announced. Sandy has named Rick Modesitt as the at-large member of the Community Corrections Subcommittee, while Jonathan Adler joins the panel as the recently selected executive director of the W.Va. Association of Counties. '~rhis often-overlooked component of our criminal justice system is gaining two valuable voices with these additions," Sandy said. "I look forward to working with them and the subcommittee to help our communities reduce crime and recidivism." Modesitt is a businessman who served as a Wood County commissioner for a decade, and as a two-term House of Delegates member before that. He was previously with the Parkersburg Police Department for more than 20 years, retiring as its chief in 1997. He has remained active in community affairs, including through various nonprofit board, and his entertainment booking agency covers 15 East Coast states• Adler, a Weston native, traces his public service to the administration of Gov. Gaston Caperton, where he was an aide. He has remained involved in governmental affairs through positions with Columbia Gas Transmission, CONSOL Energy, W.Va. State University and the state chapter of the American Institute of Architects. He succeeded a retiring Patti Hamilton at the Association of Counties in July. The subcommittee performs a crucial role as West Virginia communities work together to deter crime and rehabilitate offenders. It helps them develop, establish and maintain community- based corrections programs that provide the judicial system with sentencing alternatives for those adult offenders who do not require incarceration. The 30 Day Report Centers that serve 51 counties are perhaps the most visible example of this approach• The ongoing opioid crisis, meanwhile, has served to underscore their importance. The subcommittee is part of the long-standing Governor's Committee on Crime, Delinquency and Correction, upon which both Modesitt and Adler will also serve. The Division of Justice and Community Services, which is part of Military Affairs and Public Safety, was created to staff the committee and its subcommittees. 2017 Hidden History Photo Contest Exhibit Opens at Tamarack Glen Jean, WV--Seethe exhibit, our neighborhoods, each seen from Heritage Area, and in the West of the winning entries to the 2017 different perspectives. Virginia State Parks of Babcock, Hidden History Photo Contest now There are so many stories to Hawks Nest, Pipestem Resort, and at Tamarack. discover!" Twin Falls Resort. With forty-seven heritage-based This heritage photo exhibit is Visit any of these places year- images on display, this annual on display September 1 - 29, 2017 round, but be sure to join in on this contest provides an opportunity for in two of the vestibule leading to event for a close-up look into the West Virginia amateur adult and Tamarack's center courtyard, rich sites and stories of southern youth photographers to captare These images will also be West Virginia's diverse history. hidden and not-so-hidden elements available for viewing online by mid- Find out more about area of southern West Virginia's September at http://www.nps.gov/ heritage sites at www.nps.gov/neri heritage, neri/planyourvisit/hidden-history- or www.coalheritage.org. '¢rhis contest gives participants a photo-contest.htm. The 2017 Hidden History chance to share their love of history This contest is part of the region's Weekend event schedule will be through the lens of a camera," annual Hidden History Weekend, poster there soon. says Jodi French-Burr, National an event celebrating the wonders of You can also find updates on the Park Service Park Ranger and co- Appalachian heritage. New River Gorge National River's Facebook page' ~ a~ ' h~tp:/lww:¢¢ coordinator of this contest.:..Tt~.~.:;y, ear,~s .event~ is September '~rhe added bonus is that these 22 - 24, 2017 where everyone can faCebo~6k.Co~Inewrivergorge'n:Ps images highlight the rich heritage explore southern West Virginia's or follow us on Twitter at https:// of our communities, rich history at free programs Twitter.com/NewRiverNPS. These photos remind us that throughout New River Gorge ;tories are around every corner of National River, the National Coal WEST VIRGINIA