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The Greenbrier River Watershed Association will hold its annual meeting at the fellowship hall of Old Stone Presbyterian Church on Foster Street, October 18, 2017 at 7pm. Featured speaker will be Bill Jones, hydrologist. Jones has extensive knowledge of the unique Karst terrain of our watershed. The Association has always been interested in the interplay of underground waters with our streams and drinking water. Those who share this interest with be rewarded with a stimulating a a gs Ha ucation to Harvest Dinner Saturday 6 p.m. Lewisburg Farmer's Market Enjoy a great dinner with no clean up or cooking! This Saturday evening join the vendors of the Lewisburg Farmer's Market at the Lewisburg United Methodist Church for a delicious Harvest Dinner featuring a bounty of local food, excellent conversation and community accompanied by traditional string music. This Oct. 7th the meal will include treats for meat lovers and vegetarians. Savor Beef Bourguignonne, Organic Spinach Bake, Persian Barley Ash Soup, Lamb Meatballs, Ratatouille, Sauteed Fresh Vegetables, Vegetarian Lasagna, Rabbit, Pork, a variety of Sides, Breads, Fresh Salads, Desserts, and more - an amazing array of culinary delights and aromas! presentation. The Lewisburg United Refreshments will be served. Methodist Church is located at 1133 Washington Street East in Members, friends and the public Lewisburg, WV. Doors open at are welcome. For additional information call 6pm. Tickets are $20 in advance 304-647-4792 The Erma Byrd Center and Allied Health W.ing Collaborate to bring '~rricks and Treats for a Healthier You" The Erma Byrd Center andAllied Health Wing are collaborating to bring ptlblic awareness to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. This trick-or-treat themed event will draw in students and the general public to receive substance abuse prevention information, blood pressure and glucose checks, flu shots, hearing tests and much more. Tricks and Treats for a Healthier You is a wellness fair which brings free wellness check-ups and information about local health resources to West Virginians. Students from Allied Health programs will have the opportunity to show their skills by assisting medical professionals in providing Center (Beckley, WV); Women's, Infants and Children (WIC); Raleigh County Health Department - Flu Shots; Against Tobacco Coalition; Erma Byrd Center Impairment Goggles Activity; Sam's Vision; Visiting Angels of Southern WV; Raleigh County Commission on Aging; Raleigh Hearing Center; Beckley Fire Department; Substance Abuse Prevention; Panhandle In-home Support Services; Unicare Health Plan of West Virginia, Inc.; Balanced Life Studio - Yoga; Beckley Kiwanas; Mountain State Healing Spring Medspa and Mountain State Ear Nose & Throat (ENT). This'event is being sponsored by Bluefield State College, Concord University, Marshall University, Ne~..~o~ River Community .~.~nd Tecl~l College and the ]~rma Byrd Center & Allied Health Wing. 'This event is so exciting because it not only allows our students to get experience working with real patients and assisting them with medical needs, but it also provides an opportunity to educate the public on the importance of health maintenance," said Erma Byrd Center Director Lisa Moten. In addition to health education, there will be a student costume contest with cash prizes up to $75 and raffle tickets to purchase for prize baskets. The event is Friday, October 20, from 11 am until 2 pm; however, the Red Cross Blood Mobile will be available for all to donate from 10 am until 2 pro. Vendors include (but are not finger sticks for blood glucose limited to) the following: Bluefield checks, blood~.~prgssure- chtkcks State College; ColLege Suicide and a variety~.ptiysical theral~y AWa~enessi ~heRed Cross Blood activities. Mobile; the Women's Resource Enjoy the Majesty of Fall: Join the Arbor Day Foundation in October And Receive 10 Free Autumn Classics Trees or Five Crapemyrtle The Arbor Day Foundation will brighten up your fall by offering 10 free autumn classics trees or five free Crapemyrtle when you join the organization in October. The free trees are part of the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation's Trees for America campaign, a program dedicatedtoenvironmental stewardship through the planting of trees. for your area. at the right time for planting, at LFM, at Willow and Ryan's Unique Boutique, on our website www,LewisburgFarmersMarket. cam and $25 at the door. This poppular annual fundraiser helps pay the salary of the Market Manager and fees associated with accepting SNAP. LFM is open Saturdays from 8:30 - lpm in the parking lot between the Post Office and the Lewisburg United Methodist Church, where vendors have bread, baked goods, greens, vegetables, herbs, pork, poultry, rabbit, game bird meat, lamb, beef, cut flowers, honey, eggs, chair massage, handmade wearables, crafts, and kid's activities. COMMUNITY SUPPORT The Hinton Lions Club is asking for the Communities support in helping to provide those who need, eye examinations or eye glasses. The Hinton Lions have been providing assistance for over 18 years and are asking community organizations and businesses as well as citizens for monetary donations to continue providing help to those in need in our community. AS news spreads of the help being provided, requests are now outnumbering the Lions Club's ability to help. Once a request is received, the individual's application is screened to insure that other avenues of assistance are pursued before the Lions Club provides help. Donations can be mailed to: Lions Club, Sight Assistance Program, P.O. Box 1321, Hinton, WV 25951. Checks should be made out to: Hinton Lions Club. The 10 autumn classics include: between Nov. 1 and Dec. 10. two sugar maples, two red maples, The 6- to 12-inch trees are and one each of scarlet oak, guaranteed to grow or they will be sweetgum, northern red oak, silver replaced free of charge. maple, white flowering dogwood, Planting instructions will be and Washington hawthorn, enclosed with each shipment of WIembers will especially enjoy trees. these trees during the autumn To receive your free trees, send months because they'll add a $10 membership contribution abundant, vibrant color to any yard with your tree selection to Arbor Everyone who joins the Arbor Day Foundation in October will receive five free crapemyrtle trees or 10 free autumn classics selected or landscape for years to come," said Matt Harris, chief executive of the Arbor Day Foundation. The trees will be shipped postpaid I guess I think of lotteries as a tax on the mathematically challenged. --Roger Jones Capita Statement on LaB Vegas Tragedy Senator Shelley Moore Capita (R-W.Va.) issued the following statement regarding the tragedy in LaB Vegas: "On this sad morning, we mourn the loss of too many innocent lives in Las Vegas. No words can describe the horrific images we are seeing, but as we grieve, we are also hearing incredible stories of bravery from the police officers, first responders and other heroes who responded to the scene. My family and I are praying for the victims, those who were injured and their families during this terrible attack." MANCHIN AND CAPITa ANNOUNCE MORE THAN $750K FOR COALFIELD DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capita (R-Vv'V) announced $780,800 in funding from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Administration for Children and Families to support the development and improvement of the Coalfield Development Corporation's factory in Wayne, West Virginia. The grant will assist in expanding Community job training programs and services for West Virginia displaced by layoffs in the coal mining industry. "Harmful regulations imposed on West Virginia coal country have led to a downturn in economic activity and displaced workers throughout the area. We are working to ensure each out-of-work miner has access to meaningful job opportunities," Senator Manchin said. "The Coalfield Development Corporation works tirelessly to help the miners of our state, and I'm excited to watch them use this grant to make a positive impact on West Virginia coal miners." "Community-based organizations use local knowledge to tackle local issues," Senator Capita said. "During my visits with Coalfield Development Corporation, I saw firsthand how they incorporate West Virginia traditions in creating opportunities for our state's youth. This funding will support their successful job-training initiatives in southern West Virginia." Day Foundation, 100 Arbor Ave., What may be the oldest musical instrument was found in a cave, a Nebraska City, NE 68410, by Neanderthal site in Slovenia. The October 31, 2017, or join online at instrument is the 43,000-year-old arborday.org/october, femur of a bear that has two evenly spaced holes. The love of a parent for a child is the love that should grow towards separation. --Kahlil Gibran Concord University Receives Grant to Begin Veterans UPWARD BOUND PROGRAM Concord University is the recipient of a federal grant of more than $260,000 to begin a program to assist veterans succeed in college. The announcement was made by U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins The grant will provide $263,938 to Concord from the United States Department of Education to start a Veterans Upward Bound program at the University. Increasing the rate of participant enrollment in and completion of a college education is the program's primary goal. Veterans Upward Bound is set up to work with veterans in developing the skills necessary for them to be successful in postsecondary education programs. Counseling, mentoring, tutoring and academic instruction in the core subject areas will be available to the participants. '%Ve are thrilled to learn that Concord University has been awarded funding to initiate a Veterans Upward Bound Program. This program will give Concord additional opportunities to continue our work with veterans and to assist them in attaining their educational and career goals," stated Concord University President Kendra Boggess. "Concord continues to look for new and innovative ways to maintain our veteran-friendly status and we are looking forward to the opportunities that it will afford the veterans of southern West Virginia," she said. 'Tee are thankful for the opportunity and appreciate the hard work of our dedicated staffmembers who composed and submitted the proposal that was selected by the U.S. Department of Education for funding during this cycle." "Concord University is thrilled to have an opportunity to extend our services to veterans through the newly funded Veterans Upward Bound program," Concord University Vice President of Student Affairs & Dean of Students Marjie Flanigan said. '~rhe Veterans Upward Bound program allows Concord to provide 125 veterans in southern West Virginia annually with opportunity and access to postsecondary education, not just at Concord, but at other colleges and universities as well. "Concord has a rich history of providing service to veterans, and the Veterans Upward Bound grant enables us to expand our efforts and give back to those who so honorably served our country," she said. Tues. Oct. 3, 2017 Hinton News - 7 .. Tips On Choosing A Lice Treatment For Back-To-School With So Many Lice Treatments Available, Parents Are Left Scratching Their Heads (NAPS)--Lice cases spike during the back-to-school season, which means many parents will be shopping for lice , treatment along with No. 2 pencils as kids return to the classroom. Parents have a variety of over-the-counter (()TC) op- tions for treating lice--many more than their parents had--so selecting a product may feel overwhelming. Pesticide-free lice treatment Vamousse provides a look at the three most common types of lice treat- ment products found in the first aid aisle. Pesticide-Based Lice Treatments Parents today can defend their kids " from picking up lice at school. Traditionally, pesticide-based prod- rather than needing to wait for eggs to ucts have been the most common lice hatch. Parents also get the benefit of in- treatments available. These products gredients that are nontoxic and safe to contain the active ingredients perme- reapply as needed, so there is no walt- thrin or pyrethrum, which are pesticides ing period to fully end an infestation or introduced more than four decades ago quickly treat a reinfestation. as pediculicides--OTC drugs to kill lice. Combing Facilitators With these products, the formula kills Combing is the original method of lice but does little to kill their eggs, mak- ending a lice infestation (evidence dates ing a second application necessary se~,en' back even to the time of Cleopatra!). to l 0 days later to kill newly hatched lice Some products in the lice treatment that were in the egg stage when the first section serve to condition the hair for treatment was performed, easier combing, supporting the manual A big concern today is pesticide re- removal of lic~. These products can he sistance. Researchers studying head lice recognized by'language about "loosen- across the U.S. have documented that ing the nit glue" or "eliminating lice and strains of "super lice" exist in much of eggs:' For many parents, combing alone the country. As a result of having relied is a time-intensive, highly involved ac- on the same chemicals to treat lice over tivity that may need to be repeated'fre- decades, resistance has grown, leading quently to get complete removal, so they to less consistent reliability of these pes- should be aware that these combing aids ticide-containing products, do not kill lice. Pesticide-Free Lice Treatments What Parents Should Know This category of products is aimed The best way to identify a head lice at addressing the pesticide-resistance infestation early is by doing regular head" challenge and providing a diffdrent ap- checks. If you find lice, check the rest of the family and alert playmates. With the range of treatments on the market, be sure to follow the directions carefully for the product you select as procedures vary based on the type of product. About Vamousse Lice Treatment At Vamousse, they know parents want to eliminate head lice quickly. That's why they're proud to offer fast, effective products for parents to con- trol lice and super lice with ingredients they can feel good about. Vamousse Lice Treatment kills both lice and eggs with " the first application so kids and parents can get back to focusing on lifev--not th'e itchy effects of head lice. Learn more about proactive lice management this back-to-schoolseason and how Vamousse works at http:// vamousselice,com/backtoschool. proach to ending an infestation. Within the pesticide-free category, there are two main types of products: pediculicides and combing facilitators. Pesticide-Free Pediculicides This newer generation of treatments emphasizes safe, nontoxic ingredients with the ability to kill lice, including su- per lice, without using the pesticides to which lice have become resistant. Often, these products include a Drug Facts box indicating that the FDA recognizes the active ingredient as a pediculicide--an OTC drug for the treatment of lice. Vamousse Lice Treatment is an ex- ample of a pesticide-free pediculicide. Vamousse is also proven to kill eggs, de- hydrating them with the treatment. This means that both the adult lice and their laid eggs are killed with the application NEWS ARTICLES General Information and Writing Tips The newspaper welcomes news submissions concerning club activities, sports, birthday announcements and anniversaries, engagements and weddings, academic honors, church activities and al! community activities. Everything submitted is subject to editing and all news articles run without charge and run on a "space available" basis. Either type or legibly print your article, using upper and lowercase letters (NOT all caps). If possible, double-space between lines to allow room for copy editing marks. The basic elements of a news article are: Who, What, When, Where and Why. Make sure your story includes all five W's. Write your news article in the third person (he, they, their), not the first person (I, we, our). Double-check the spelling of names and places mentioned in your story, and make sure the date(s) of your event matches the day(s). Always include the name and daytime telephone number of a contact person in case there are questions about the news item. E-Mailed Articles The best way to send an article via the Internet is to include the text of the article in the body of the e-mail and not as an attachment. Text in Word format is acceptable, but the newspaper cannot accept Wordpad, WordPerfect or Publisher files. To be safe, cut and paste into the e-mail. Do not send text as a jpg or any other type of graphic file. An accompanying picture should be sent as a high-resolution jpg. See "How To Get Into Print - Photographs" for more information on submitting photographs. The Hinton News P O Drawer 1000 Hinton, WV 25951-1000 hintonl000@aol.com