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10 - Hinton News Tues. Oct. 9, 2012" VOTER REGISTRATION JV FOOTBALL GAME RESCHEDULED Summers County will be hosting Pikeview in a JV football game on Tuesday night Oct. 9 at 6:00 p.m.. This is a make-up date from a previously postponed JV game. HUNTER EDUCATION CLASS Bluestone State Park Activities Building, October 14, from 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Bring Lunch and last four numbers of social security number. Call Pat at 304-256-6945 to Pre- register. Limit 35 Students. VOLUNTEERS NEEDED Volunteers are needed for a litter sweep scheduled for Friday, October 12 and Saturday, October 13. The focus of the sweep is Route 20 between Hinton and Sandstone. Individuals, church groups, schools, colleges, civic organizations, clubs, and businesses are asked to participate. Anyone or any group wishing to participate should meet me at Richmond's Store at 2:30 p.m. on Friday and 9 a.m. on Saturday morning. If you have any questions, please contact Sarah Elswick, AmeriCorps VISTA in Summers County by calling 304-466-7167 or e-mail selswick@coalhertiage.org EARLY / ABSENTEE VOTING INFO Early voting will be conducted in the County Clerk's Office at the Courthouse during regular business hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. beginning Wednesday, October 24 9ntil Saturday, November 3. Saturday, October 27 and Saturday, November 3, the hours will be from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The last day to vote an early ballot will be Saturday, November 3. Any registered voter can vote during this Early Voting time. If you have any questions, call Mary Beth Merritt, County Clerk at 466-7104. HOMECOMING Meadow Creek Baptist Church will be having their 134th. Homecoming celebration on October 21st. Pastor Rick Henderson will be the guest speaker and there will be a dinner in the afternoon. Pastor Harry Allen and Congregation invites everyone to attend. REVIVAL Meadow Creek Baptist Church will be holding their fall revival October 14th thru 17th at 7 p.m. Guest speaker will be Andy Howdock. Pastor Harry Allen and Congregation invites everyone to attend. BOOK SALE Come to the Annual Library Book Sale on October 19 - thru 28 every day from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. New location at 216 - 3rd. Ave. Next to the CASE Office. DEADLINE Voter Registration Deadline for the Tuesday, November 6 General Election will be Tuesday, October 16. All address changes, party changes and new voter registrations must be made by that date to be eligible to vote in this Election. The County Clerk's Office in the Courthouse will be open Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. or you may call 466-7104 to receive voter registration application by mail. FREE COMPUTER LAB Talcott Computer Lab, located at the Talcott Fire Dept., provides flee high-speed, broadband internet services to the community by way of a grant received through Future Generations WV. The Community Computer Lab is open to the public on Tuesdays from 4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. and on Thursdays from Noon until 5:00 p.m. Talcott Computer Lab will be hosting a free workshop on how to use Skype to keep in touch with family & friends on Tuesday, October, 16 at 6:00 p.m., at the Talcott Fire Dept. Additionally, a free workshop on how to set up an account on E-Bay and how to buy & sell items, on Tuesday, October 23, commencing at 6:00 p.m. at the Fire Department. CHRISTMAS BAZAAR Trinity United Methodist Church, Talcott, will be having a Christmas Bazaar from 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. and a Turkey Dinner from 3 p.m. - 7 p.m. on November 3. Cost of the Dinner $8.00. MEET THE CANDIDATE DINNER Talcott Elementary 5th grade trip committee will be hosting a "Meet the Candidate" dinner on Friday, Oct. 12 from 5 - 7 p.m. Live entertainment will be provided. Everyone welcome! PIE SUPPER Clayton-Griffith Creek Annual Pie Supper will be held Saturday, October 27, at 6:00 p.m. at the Clayton Community Building in Clayton. A children's fish pond, pretty girl & ugly man cakes, cake walks, door prizes and auction will take pilce. H0 DJgs, BB'S ml Pies Galore will be available. Join us for an evening of fun, food & fellowship! mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm BEAN DINNER Mt. Pisgah United Methodist Church at Hilldale will be holding a Bean Dinner on November 3 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Homemade cakes, pies, bread, and much more. Hog Dogs available. Eat in our take out. Questions call Bobby 304-466- 1467. Summers County Recycle Program: Please Do! Summertime festivals will finish up in our County with the Festival of the Rivers over Labor Day weekend. The S.C. Green Team provided the few recycle barrels that were left after the derecho blew them into the Greenbrier River from Camp Summers on the 29th of June, 2012. With the greatly increased number of water bottles being recycled after so many cases were handed out to those residents who had no water during the electrical failure, we have had to put a box trailer in Avis to hold the overflow of plastic being brought to the 6 bin recycle trailer on Mondays and Wednesdays. Please note that this #1 plastic is thinner than pop bottles and can be easily crushed with your bare hands. Please replace the cap tightly so the bottle will stay compacted and less air will be hauled to Ronceverte for recycling. Over the past few months, there has been a problem with bags full of! mixed garbage being left at the recycle trailer inAvis. Please be sure that you are sorting your clear, #1 plastic pop and water bottles separate d from the #2 milk and laundry jugs. Please step on large jugs and heavier plastics to compact them before putting them in the proper recycle bin. Most tub containers are # 5 and have to be picked out of the load. Please check the number on the bottom of each container and sort them properly, we take only # 1 plastic (mostly clear bottles) or # 2 plastic (not see through). Other plastics and container that are not empty please put in the garbage. Plastic caps no Kroger recycles plastic bags, please bring them there. Glass and styrofoam are not recyclable, neither are packaging materials, please put items that are not recyclable in with your garbage collection. Aluminum and tin cans both go in one bin in the trailer, if possible, please compact the empty, food free cans before leaving them for recycling. Newspapers and magazines go into the two bins in the very front of the trailer. Please do not put plastic bags in the recycle trailer bins. If the plastic bin is full, sorted bags of plastic can be left in the front of the trailer or in the rear, please leave the sides with the bin openings unblocked so others can get to the bins to sort their recycle. Never put recycle on top of the trailer, PLEASE! Flattened cardboard, office paper, and shredded paper will be accepted in the box trailer in Avis on Monday and Wednesday afternoons when the box trailer is unlocked and an attendant will be there to assist with loading these items. Leaving bags of recycle or bags of garbage when the 6 bin trailer is not present is considered littering and could result in a ticket and a fine of $50.00 or more. Please bring your recycle to Avis on Mondays and Wednesdays, or to the box trailer parked in front of Dillon's Store in Talcott. Please sort and compact your recycle correctly and thank you for doing such a good job recycling! S.C. Solid Waste Authority, Teri Clark,Executive Director (304) 466- longer need to be removed from 0695, recycle. tigl00ouse Beams News The Summer season of activities for the "Lighthouse Beams" (youth group of the Pence Springs Community Church) began with a trip to the outdoor swimming pool at Pipestem State Park, on June 23rd. We had 13 swimmers and 3 watchers. At pool break we gathered in the game room for refreshments. Group leader Betty Garten had the blessing and everyone enjoyed pizza, from the Hinton Pizza Hut. Our Thanks to the stafffor all their help and for letting us come to the pool for this activity. On July 16th through the 20th we had our annual Vacation Bible School. The theme was "Bug Zone" and the children as well as the adults seemed to enjoy it. Our attendance was around 40 all week. The ladies of the church made homemade cookies and they sure were appreciated especially with the heat that week. It was a bit hot to be baking. Each evening we took an offering and we raised $200.00 for missionaries. On August 12th we had our annual Sunday School picnic immediately following our morning worship service. Everyone brought' a dish and the table was full of good food. Pastor Roger Persinger had the blessing and the meal was enjoyed by all. We were happy to have Christi ( Barker) Kubecki and her daughter Lauren home for the occasion from Winston Salem NC and also Kassi (Hedrick) Coleman came with her husband Timothy and their children Koltin and Alyssa, from Princeton. Since then they have moved to Beckley. Pastor J. D. Fox also joined us for the day. He is the Pastor of Faith Baptist Church. Our final Summer activity was actually held on the first day of Fall, September 22nd. We went to the pond behind our church to fish and have a wee nee roast. We all gathered around the pond around 3:00 and the fishing results are as follows: Matthew Lowry caught the biggest fish, a 9" bass and he also caught 4 others from 5" to 7 1/2 inches long. He was assisted by Dale Hedrick. "Rose Bud" Tincher caught 3 fish anging frSin 4" t 7 1?2" .41b @h assisted by her "Paw Paw" Loyd Tincher. Erin Persinger caught the most fish. She caught 12 in all ranging from 4" to 8 1/2 inches and after everyone was leaving and the contest was over she got a 10 1/2 inch Crappie. Better late than never! Hazel Tincher caught 2 fish, one 4" and one 7". She also had help from "Paw Paw". He, ( Loyd Tincher) also caught 3 for himself and they were 4", 7" & 5" long. Lorene Cales caught an 8" bass. We had two other little ones that didn't fish. Benjamin Tincher and Lucas Lowry. They had a blast just running and chasing each other. Our meal was at 4:00 p.m. and Chuck Barker had the blessing for us. We had hot dogs and Sub 'sandwiches plus other goodies brought by those attending. Our thanks to Ashby Berkley for allowing us to use his pond to have this activity and to Chuck Barker for mowing the field for us. "Lurch  and Karen Tincher provided the grill and he did the cooking. Leslie Persinger of the Country Roads Store helped us with our supplies and the men took care of hauling the tables and chairs to the field. Everyone enjoyed the country air and the peaceful setting around the pond. This is our final Summer activity but we will be doing Fall activities real soon. Stay tuned to see what's next. If you don't have a home: church, please feel free to come and join us. Our Church is located behind the Country Roads Store on Rt. # 3 in Pence Springs. You are 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 b given every Monday and Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and I p.m. to 4 p.m. METHODIST WOMEN The Talcott Trinity United Methodist Women will be meeting on the 1st. Tuesday of each month at 10 a.m. beginning i October. The meeting will take place in the Fellowship Hall at Trinity United Methodist Church in Talcott. All UMW are invited to attend. POST OFFICE HOURS A public meeting will be held on Oct. 16 at the Conference Room at Pipestem State Park on 6:00 p.m. in regard to cutting the hours of operation for Pipestem Post Office. People are urged to attend to help keep hours of operation in order to provide continued good service to a growing community. It would he good to have 800 plus in attendance. Thank you, Pipestem Ruritan Club. Contact person: Charles Farley, HC 78 Box 253 B, 2645 Broadway Rd, Pipestem, WV. Phone: 304-466- 6327. BOARD MEETING The Southern Conservation 'District Board will be holding a monthly board meeting on October 11. The meeting will be held at the Southern Conservation District Building, 463, Ragland Road, Beckley. The meeting will begin promptly at 9:45 a.m. The agenda will be posted at the SCD office. For any questions concerning the above mentioned meeting please call 304-253-0261. BEAN DINER United Methodist Men will be holding a Bean Dinner at Painters Chapel Church, Speedway. October 13, 4 - 6 p.m. Al proceeds go to Bible in School. Price $6.00 -Adults, $3.00 children. Menu: Variety Beans, Vegetables, Salads, Desserts, Drinks. P,2VIVAL A Revival will be held at Rollynsburg Baptist ChUrch Talcott, on October 8 -12, 7 p.m. nightly, with speaker Dr. Tim Day from Winston- Salem, NC. Special Singing nightly, everyone welcome! "...come thou with us and we will do thee good..." Num. 10:29. Pastor, D. L. Stalnaker. LOOKING FOR CLASSMATES The Hinton High School Class of 1973 is planning a reunion next year and is looking for current address of these classmates: Richard Lee Ayers, Randall Cox, Maxine Ford, JoAnn Gross, Mary Sue Harvey, Judy Meadows Lilly, Henry Pack, Phyllis Pack, Jerry Parker, Brenda Ramsey, Eugene Robinson, Karen Shumate, Dwayne Smith, Bill Spangler, Dale (Ronald) Tincher, Margaret Weese, Larry Yancey, Jessie McKinney. If you having any information about any of the classmates listed above please contact one of the following: Debbie Bragg - 304-466- 2317, or Nellie Robertson - 304-466- 2444. LAMP ADULT EDUCATION PROGRAM Do you need a GED? Do you need to brush up on 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 GED test, and how we can help you with your career or education goals. HEALTH DEPARTMENT Summers County Health Department October Schedule Oct. 9 - Food School - 9 a.m. & 2 p.m. Please arrive 20 minutes early to fill out paper work and complete TB skin test if needed. Oct. 16 - Women's Clinic. Call for an appointment. Mondays and Wednesdays are our nursing service days. Flu shots are available for ages 6 months to adults on these days. We can bill Medicare, Medicaid, and PEIA Let us help you explore, plan, and 'insurances. 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. BEST KEPT SECRET IN W. VA. Hilldale Community Park, Rt. 3 East of Hinton. Bldg. w/kitchen facilities, bathrooms, inside and outside. 7 picnic tables, 4 under shelter. Huge field for children to play, includingball field away from vehicle traffic. Great for reunions, birthday parties, meetings, etc. Excellent Rates. Call 466-1451, 466-3441, 466-7110 or 660-7156 for details. If you have any questions call 304-466-3388. HOMECOMING Homecoming: Come prepare to praise the Lord. at Spruce Run Chapel, Forest Hill, WV., on November 4. Pastor: Rev. Orville Meadows. Speaker will be Rev. Orville E. Meadows. Worship Service: 11 a.m. Morning Worship Singing by Dubbeld Family, Dinner: 12 noon provided by Ladies Auxiliary Special singing beginning at 1:30 p.m. Featured Singers: The Mark Dubbeld Family from Roanoke, VA. They sang at the Labor Day weekend camp meeting on the Greenbrier in August. Jarrell's Exxon "Your Full-Service Service Station" 466-0133 OPEN 2417 For Pay At the Pump Gas & Diesel Fuel ILL TIR" FREE MOUNT FREE BALANCE FREE TIRE VALVES I Head Mechanic Tim Ward Mechanics: Johnny Reel BRAKE SPECIAL: FRONT PADS ONLY LIFE TIME WARRANTY WEAREVER GOLD $69.95 WAGNER $79.95 COMPUTER SCAN I We're drivers too. lhe I00itz lheatre Digital Cinema & Performing Arts. This Weekend at The I00itz! House at the End of the Street Playing October 12, 13 & 14 JUST $4! -4 PM Sat & Sun -JUST $4l NEW TIME - 7 PM Fri & Sat - NEW TIME Coming soon! Only $5 Senior & Student $6 Adult HOUSE ATTHE END OFTHE STREET October 12,13 & 14 TROUBLE WITH THE CURVE October 19, 20 & 21 HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA October 26, 27 & 28