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10 - Hinton News Tues. Sept. 18, 2012 DILAPIDATED BUILDINGS Dilapidated Structures Meeting Everyone is invited to attend a dilapidated structures meeting on Tuesday, September 25 at 12 p.m. in the Summers Memorial Building Auditorium. This will be the first meeting with the newly appointed Enforcement Agency. Please contact Summers County VISTA Sarah Elswick at 304-466-7167 for more information. 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 fLx'ins will be provided. Take this opportunity to meet your candidates and ask them the questions most pressing to you. COMMUNITY LUNCHEON First Presbyterian Church, corner of 3rd Ave. & Ballengee St., is having a Community Luncheon on Saturday, September 22 at noon. Everyone is welcome! BEAN DINNER A Bean Dinner will be held at James Chapel Church, True, on September 22, from 4-0 p.m. Menu: Variety Beans, Vegetables, Salads, Cornbread, desserts, Drinks. $6.00 Adults, $3 Children under 12 years of age. All candidates welcome to come and fellowship! F~LL FESTIVAL The Burlington United Methodist Family Service, Inc., will be having a Fall Festival in Oct. Anyone having pumpkins to donate please call Burlington at 304- 252-8508 or Ray Rudisill at 304-466- 1427. FALL REVIVAL Fall Revival at the Pence Springs Community Church will be held October 7 - 10. Time: 7:00 p.m. Speaker: Grant Pettit. Our church is located on Route #3 behind the Country Roads Store in Pence Springs. Everyone is invited to attend. METHODIST WOMEN The Talcott Trinity United Methodist Women will be meeting on the 1st. Tuesday of each month at 10 a.m. beginning in October. The meeting will take place in the Fellowship Hall at Trinity United Methodist Church in Talcott. All UMW are invited to attend. JOHN HENRY DAYS John Henry Days Committeew.ill meet Thurs., Sept. 20 at 7:00 p.m. at the Talcott Fire Dept. Everyone welcome. GOSPEL SING The Jumping Branch/Nimitz Senior Citizens Community Center is hosting a Gospel Sing at the Center Saturday, October 6 at 7 p.m. The Center is located behind the Tabernacle Church and Jumping Branch/Nimitz Grade School on Route #3, between Jumping Branch & Nimitz,WV. "Brothers & Sisters of Bluegrass" from the Beaver Baptist Church, will be the guest singers. Bring a covered dish and come enjoy some good singing, food and fellowship! Everyone is welcome! HOMECOMING A homecoming will be held at Pipestem Southern Baptist located midway between Pipestem State Park entrance and Hinton on Oct. 7 beginning at 10 a.m. Everyone is invited to join the congregation for a meeting of fellowship and special singing by The Crum Family Singers. Contact Roy Carter at P. O. Box 642, Hinton. DEMOCRATIC MEETING The Summers County Democratic Executive Committee meets on Monday evening, September 24, 6:30 p.m., at the office of Mary Lou Haley, 238 Main Street in Avis. Staffing the new Headquarters and other important issues are to be discussed. The meeting is open to the public. DEMOCRATIC WOMEN MEETING Three Rivers Democratic Women will meet Thursday, September 20, at 6 p.m. at the Chamber of Commerce office, 238 Main St., in the Avis section of Hinton. All are welcome. BEAN DINNER The GSDVFD Aux. will host a Bean Dinner with Music at the GSDVFD, Sandstone, WV October 6 from 4-7 p.m. Adults $6, Children 3-12 $3 and Children under three Free. All Politicians are Welcome. SPAGHETTI DINNER ' Trinity United Methodist Church, Talcott, will be having a Spaghetti Dinner on October 5, from 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. Spaghetti, Salad, Bread, Drink and Dessert. Adults $6, Children 6 - 12 $4 a,~d children under 6 eat free. Music by Johnny Jones. Door prizes from Jarrells Exxon, The Candle Shop and more. LAMP ADULT EDUCATION PROGRAM Do you need a GED? Do you need to brush up n your math or reading skills? LAMP Adult Education is here for you! Every Friday from 1:00 to 4:00, we will have an open house on the third floor of the Summers County Public Library. During this time; LAMP staff will answer questions about enrolling in and attending an adult education program, the GE test, and how we can help you with your career or education goals. Let us help you explore, plan, and reach your goals for a better life. All materials and tutoring are provided free of charge. For more information, call Evelyn or Shalom at 466-4490 or stop in on Friday afternoons. NOTICE Hinton Area Foundation will host an "After 5 Wine & Cheese" at the Inn at Courthouse Square from 5:00 - 7:00 on Tuesday, October 2. Cost: $25.00 per person. Tickets available from any board member or purchased at the door. SPECIAL MEETING The Southern Conservation District Board will be holding a Special Meeting Wednesday, September 19. The meeting will be held at the Southern Conservation District Building, 463 Ragland Road, Beckley. The meeting will begin promptly at 10:00 a.m. The agenda will be posted at the SCD office. For any questions concerinig the above mentioned meeting please call 304-253-0261. SUMMERS MIDDLE SCHOOL OPEN-HOUSEfrECHNOLOGY NIGHT Summers Middle School will host .an Open-Housefrechnology Night on September 25, from 3:30 - 5:30. This will be a time for parents]guardians to come and meet the staff, tour the building, and learn about the types of technology the students have access to at SMS. Mrs. Amy Smth will be doing presentations showing how students use the pieces of equipment and some educational programs that are available. During the Open-House, parents/guardians will be able to get an Edline account so that you are able to see your child's grades and receive info from their teachers/ school. ALL 50's REUNION Hinton will be the site for Hinton High School's all 50's reunion during Railroad Days the weekend of October 19-21. Over 300 people are expected to attend the festivities which will conclude with a banquet at Pipestem State Park the evening of October 20. If you or someone you know graduated from Hinton High School in 1950 through 1959 and would like to attend, please call 466-2190 or 466-1783 by October 5th. HOMECOMING SERVICE The Sandstone Missionary Baptist Church will be having their Homecoming on Sept. 30. We will be celebrating our 103rd birthday. Services will be as follows: Sunday School @ 10:00 a.m. Morning Worship Service @ 11:00 a.m. with Brother Larry Henderson speaking. Dinner will follow services in the Fellowship Building. There will be singing in the afternoon. Please plan to attend these services. Pastor Cecil Cox and Congregation will welcome you all. 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. C OlV[bIUNITY 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 park! Participants in the Create-A-Job Fair in Hinton were (L-R) Stephanie Stiffler, Sara Irons, Sheila Blake, Kathy Calhoun, Bill Keaton, Rick Moorefield, Randy Bowles, Kurt Wiegand, Chris Meadows and Jill Holliday. m From page 1 lie's wanted him impeached. The Wheeling Intelligencer accused him of being behind the committee's proposal of gradual emancipation. His call for a popular vote in counties with strong secessionist sentiment was seen as an elaborate ruse to derail the statehood movement. Carlile quickly went on a public relations campaign. On July 14 he signed a majority response rejecting President Abraham Lincoln's request that representatives from border states voluntarily consider gradual emancipation. He defended his position on statehood at the Atheneum in Wheeling July 25 and on July 30 made a speech in Indianapolis, where he said growing anti-Unionist sentiment was the result of "the determination of the abolitionists to change the purpose and objects of the war." His political career over, Carlile would soon side with the "Copperheads," a Northern movement critical of Lincoln and abolitionism. Civil War Journal is produced by the Rich Mountain Battlefield Foundation and Historic Beverly Preservation. *** Someone invented the telephone and interrupted a nation's slum~ers, ringing wrong but similar numbers. --Ogden Nash from Page 6 REflCHH-FomiIy Resource Center supporting 'mom and pop' grocery stores. Join REACHH-FRC in making West Virginia a healthy place for our children to learn and grow! REACHH-Family Resource Center is an equal opportunity provider. The Afterschool Program sponsored by REACHH-FRC will begin on Tuesday, September 4th. This is a free program for ages K5 5th. grade. The program will run Monday - Thursday afterschool until 5:30 p.m. at Hinton Area. You can get an application from Hinton Area or you can contact REACHH-FRC at (304) 466-2226. Representatives from a number of Moorefield, extension agentwith the businesses and organizations came WVU Extension Service; Randy together at the Memorial Building Bowles of First Century Bank; small in Hinton on Tuesday, Aug. 28, for a business owner Kurt A. Wiegand, "Create-A-Job Fair" sponsored by president of Golden Emblem the New River Community and Technologies, LLC; Hinton City Technical College Business Manager Chris Meadows; Jill Opportunity Center. Holliday, instructional specialist at The participating experts were on New River CTC and coordinating of hand to share information with local the college's Business Opportunity residents on how to createyour own Center; and Stephanie Stiffler, job and turn an idea into a profitable program specialist with New River's business. Office of Workforce Education. Sharing their expertise were "We were ~very happy to be able small business owner Sara Irons, a to make this resource available in consultant with Arbonne; Sheila Summers County, and we want to Blake, business solutions manager/ express our appreciation to everyone trainer with the Women's Business who helped make this event Center; possible," Holliday said. Kathy Calhoun, loan fund Summers is one of nine counties manager with the New River Gorge in southeastern and south central Regional Development Authority; West Virginia served by New River Bill Keaton, a vice president with Community and Technical College. First CenturyTM Bank; Rick New River is headquartered in Beckley and has locations in Beckley, Ghent, Lewisburg, Princeton and Summersville. Drummer Mark Davis We would rather~ speak ill of our- selves than not talk about our- selves at all. --Franvois Duc de La Rochefoucauld ItyQuS ee Digital Cinema & Performing Arts This Weekend at The I itz! Trillium Performing Arts is hosting an exciting weekend of percussion workshops at the Lewis Theatre in downtown Lewisburg September 21-23. Mark Davis, of Charleston, WV, teaches music in the Charleston schools and is an incredible performer who has appeared in Lewisburg many times, often drumming with a band, or singing in a trio. Mark is a teacher of teachers, inspiring to artists and a great instructor for folks of all ages. Participants are encouraged to bring any kind of hand drums, and there will also be some drums available at the workshops. A special feature of this community workshop is that everyone who takes the Friday class (5:30-6:45), "From Body Percussion to a Full Production" is invited to perform the piece at Friday Night Alive! at the Lewis Theatre at 8pm. There is also a Sunday teacher training that will be very handy for all kinds of teachers, and it is only $15. The community is welcome to take the whole weekend, sample a single class, or just come watch at the special Friday Night Alive! on Friday September 21. Other acts at Friday Night Alive! include local musicians and dancers. This exciting weekend is sponsored by the Casasanta foundation. This program is presented with financial assistance from the WV Division of Culture and History and the National Endowment for the Arts_with approval from the WV Commission on the Arts. Registration is open now, so call Trillium today at 304-645-3003! Rated R Playing September 21, 22 & 23 JUST $4! -4 PM Sat & Sun -JUST $4[ NEW TiME - 7 PM Fri & Sat - NEW TIME Coming soon! Only $5 Senior & Student $6 Adult LAWLESS 2016:OBAMA'S AMERICA " HOUSE ATTHE END OF THE STREET TROUBLE WITH THE CURVE HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA September 28, 29 & 30 October 5, 6 & 7 October 12, 13 & 14 October 19,20 & 21 October 26, 27 & 28