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6 - Hinton News Tues. Oct. 16, 2012 in ors A Trip To Remember Americ a,o*to see at Pavilion in downtown Moline, Ill. By Cngressman Nick Rahall -But Labor Day is also a day tO The completely transformed pavil- ~~~ Labor Day has always been a remember and celebrate the regular, ion offers an up-close look at the ~ company's global business and prod- ~: special kind of holiday. It is unlike everyday workers - coal miners, ucts, its rich history, as well as solu- Christmas or Thanksgiving with nurses, teachers, secretaries,tions to meet the challenges of pro- ~i their roots embedded in faith. It is mechanics, machinists, factoryviding food for the worlds growing ~~ not like other Federal holidays that workers, public servants, and so population. The pavilion features Kids of all aaes can explore n By Congressman Nick Rahall actions occurredjnst as the industry honor an individual -- like many more. interactive displays, original arti- the John Deere DiscoveryZone~ Columbus Day, or Martin Luther It is a day for workers to take facts, product simulators and a vari- ' .' At a time when this Nation needs also was being confronted by a series KingJr. Day, or President's Day - or pride in their craft, and the skills ety of media to engage visitors in M01in, e, offers factory tours oftl~e every job it can get, it is nonsensical of economic factors that begun to eat those that commemorate historic and talents and experience they a fun and exciting learning envi- world s largest, most modern corn: for the EPAto be undermining those into the coal markets, events-- like the Fourth of July and have learned and bring to bear in ronment for the whole family,bine manufacturing facility. There,'. jobs that do exist. Our coal miners According to coal company Veterans Day. their labor. It is a day to celebrate Several new exhibits include you can see monster machines ~tp. simply want to earn an honest living officials and their own corporate Labor Day is unique in that it the contributions of workers to their The Legacy of John Deere, which close and buy Harvester Works mer-. profiles company decision makers chandise in the gift shop. to provide for their families. I am financial statements, the biggest recognizes and honors the communities, as well as to their from the past 175 years. Anyone who appreciates fine proud to serve in the trenches with factor negatively affecting coal in the contributions of all working state and their country. Our Growing Planet examines architec'ture and machinery may them as we fight in support of coal last year has been the stalled Americans. Itis a day, especially in Helen Keller once noted that the big challenges facing a growing want to stop by the Deere &' to protect their jobs. And as long as economy here and abroad- involving West Virginia, which calls attention world is moved not just by theglobal population and what s being Company World Headquarters. It the EPA continues to attack our declining demand in metallurgical to the struggles and successes of mighty shoves of its heroes, but by done to meet those challenges, was designed by renowned archi-' miners, I will keep on fighting by coal and sof~ness in the thermal coal labor leaders and the workers they the aggregate of tiny pushes from Innovative Solutions offers tect Eero Saarinen and features a their side. market combined with a milder than championed, of which our State each of its honest workers, breakthrough designs and inno- large reflection pool. The product In September, I helped to expected weather and the resulting boasts a rich legacy. This Labor Day, let us remember vative technologies that helpdisplay floor opens daily and fea- shepherd through theU.S. Houseof growth in coal stockpiles, all AccordingtotheU.S. Departmentthose honest workers, as wellas the consumers make business more tures samples of Deere's antique Representatives the Stop the War amplified by the low cost andof Labor, the first Labor Day was dignity and nobility of an honest profitable, and state-of-the-art machinery. onCoalAct." Thatlegislationwas a increasing availability of natural organized by the nascent labor days labor. And let us commit to The John Deere Discovery ZoneHistory buffs may also be inter- multipronged counterattack aimed gas. movement in NewYork Cityin 1882, ensuring that the gains of labor in is an educational, interactive and ested in checking out The John Deere squarely at turning back the EPA's America's energy sector has long and later spread to industrial America are never undone and that hands-on opportunity for kids of all Histo ,ric Site in Grand Detour, John ages to explore where food comes Deere s original Illinois homestead. anti-coal agenda, been one of peaks and valleys, fat centers across the country. It took future generations will continue to from, the need for roads and bridges It includes a replica of the black- That bill joins a host of other bills times when energy profits have several years before Labor Day was celebrate Labor Day by recognizing and taking care of the environment, smith shop where he built his first i have cosponsored to prevent EPA soared and energy-sector officially recognized - beginning with the unsurpassed talents and Cotton To Blue Jeans weaves self-scouring steel plow. Several times from unilaterally placing caps on employment has grown, and themunicipal and state governments, contributions of the working men the story of cotton from seed to a day, a resident blacksmith demon's- emissions of carbon dioxide, issuing leaner times, when profits have By the time Labor Day became a and women that have madeAmerica shelf, where the end product is the strates what it takes to be a skilled stringent new greenhouse gas dipped and layoffs ensued. Federal holiday in 1894 twenty- great. regulations; and ratcheting up Regulatory actions should account three states had recognized Labor' U.S. Rep. Nick Rahall (?-WV) ever-popular blue jean. ironworker. The pavilion's gift store is a Deere's home built in the 1830s,' limitations on a host of other for those peaks and valleys, Day as a Iegalholiday. represents West Virginia s 3rdone-of-a-kind retail center with was designated as a Registered emissions all of which are aimed considering the economic impact on It came about in an era that did District. officially licensed toys, clothes, National Historic Landmark. The at tamping down the burning of coal workers and communities as well as not recognize weekends of rest and TOPS collectibles, books and videos, rooms are furnished in period decor, inAmerica. - health and safety concerns, relaxation for the average worker. TOPS WV 207, Hinton is a As an added attraction, Theand guided tours are available. For the most part, these wereI have stood up against the EPA In the late 19th century, child labor support group fbr those who are Harvester Works Factory Tour and For more information, visi.t regulatory actions that the industry and its ideological drive against coal. exploitation was common, and striving to lose weight. You are Visitors Center, located in East www.johndeereattractions.com. has long known were on the horizon. I have spoken out fervently against oppressive wages and working welcome to meet with us dt Miller Most of the actions involve the ever- the agency's abuse of the law. And I conditions often led to violent labor Memorial Methodist Church *** tightening constrictions of the Clean have worked in Congress to prevent riots and boycotts. There were none basement, 109 Miller Avenue on The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it Air Act - regulations that have been the agency from circumventing the of the Federal labor protections we Thursday 5 to 7 p.m. to change; the realist adjusts the sails. in the making for decades, law and the people. I aim to keep take for granted today; no collective For more information call 304- --William Arthur Ward But in our State, those Clean Air doing so as long as I serve the people bargaining rights, no health and 890-2112. *** Act regulations' affecting the of southern West Virginia. safety standards, no minimum wage' ~ ~ ~ ,~ [ burning of coal were piled on top of U.S. Rep. Nick Rahall (?-WV) or overtime. Workers would have to I ~~ I the Environmental Protection represents West Virginia s 3rd fight and die for those rights in the I ~ I Agency's interference in the Clean District. W years ahead. I~~ - ---- - I ater Acts perm~ttzng regime JV F orb impeding the mining of coal. In 0 all fitC:gt~lYa;; oL;rb::tDt~'a:t~: Ix~teer::/~arien:~nugr/1~ami~d effect, we have been hit with a r E remember how far we have come in g the last 118 years, and how much ~ Quality Work regulatorYworse double-whammY.still, the Federal Wilts over further we must travel, especially ~ Reasonable Rates bureaucrats nestled inside the EPA when it comes to securing the health ~i1 who instituted these new Pikeview ~o~ retirement benefits of workers ~iiii~ (304)466-3443 requirements for coal mining under so that they can live in comfort and ~iiii!~!i 673"0216 cell the cloak of the Clean Water Act Summers48 dignity in their old-age. ~ Rhonda Allen . skirted the law to do so. And that is : = not just my opinion; that is the " ~ conclusion ofthe courts; which found Pikeview 12 that the "EPA has overstepped its The Summers County JV Football i rn statutory authority under the Clean team beat Pikeview 48-12 on Water Act and infringed on the Tuesday Oct. 9. ~ "S you ext ste authority" afforded by law to the Harley Moore scored two ~-NJ2W k V K, to a great career States. touchdowns. Moore rushed for a 30 Last year, in defense of our coal yard touchdown and returned a punt Com~.~zit~ a~l~ T~C I( C,O[(~,~ m ~ ---- m m miners, I won House passage of my 50 yards for a touchdown. In Memory Of Our 58th Wedding Anniversary, October 15 Charles and Faye Miller bill, H.R. 2018, the Clean Water Cooperative Federalism Act, a bill that tells EPA to stop illegally running roughshod over West Virginia and allow our State to run its Federally approved Clean Water Act program and issue legally permissible mining permits. That bill gets at the heart of EPA's misguided effort to curb the mining of coal. Among the key parts of the "Stop the War on Coal Act" recently passed by the House were the provisions of my bill to stop EPA's interference with coal mining permits here in West Virginia. Unfortunately these regulatory Beckley I Ghent i Lewisburg I Princeton 1Summersvile www. newriver.edu 866-349-3739 %o Privaf Suife ruif m00f ies You are invited to the Charles's Last Prayer, arch 2oth. oh my Tacher, humb/ me. Guide me in the way vou'llhave me q-leVy me to know T'h j tender voice eaa me where the living waters flows oh my Tather comfort me When life,s storms aroundme roll." lelp me in faith to holdq"hy hand; Be Thou an anchor to soul, q wouldothers; urdens ears T e/Ve me, E'hyfo that q may ive each me ff'hy g orious love to share. keep sa yp 5 .[o in a ra er or each andevery .one ever5 5.da g:r ends known my g-leavenly Eather hat arevraving (or me flake care of a/ (n eand jy.amifi g am read5 to go home to you. if'hank 5ou for saving me. oh m5 Savior anclare taking me home with outpain. Goins home, Goins tome, f men ove Blil r Hinton Lighthouse Chapter Fri. Oct. 19 at 7:00 p.m. (Meeting) Refreshments - 6:30 p.m. Honori Speaker: Rita Sharp - Mac Arthur, WV, International Evangelist and founder of Remnant Ministries. Praise & Worship - Maggie Romage like Psalmist David with Flute from Roame County, W. Va. Tambra Ash with dance and musical instruments with Maggie's flute Andy Farley anointed in contemporary and Messianic Praise Womhip. Conner Allen 14 yr. youth worship in flag praise. AIderson, W. Va. A Glorious night of celebrating Israeli Style. Everyone Welcome. "Your Full-Service Service Station" 466-0133 For Pay At the Pump Gas& Diesel Fuel ALL TIRE. " FREE MOUNT FREE BAL4NCE FREE TIRE VIIL VE$ Head Mechanic Tim Ward Mechanics: Johnny Reel BRAKE SPECIAL: FRONT PADS ONLY LIFE TIME WARRANTY WEAREVER GOLD $69.95 WAGNER $79.95 COMPUTER SCAN We're drivers too. Matt Ryan also scored two touchdowns returning a kick-off 70 yards and rushing in from 12 yards out for another score. Ryan also completed a 30 yard touchdown pass to Tyler Bragg. Bragg also scored a touchdown on a 25 yard run. Greg Shrewsbury scored the Bobcats other touchdown on a one yard run. Moore rushed for two extra point conversions and Ryan rushed for one. The JV Bobcats will be back in action this week traveling to Pikeview. Meeting at Nimitz Baptist Church 7 p.m. Each Evening Speaker: Dr. Lonnie Moore, Pastor Tabernacle Baptist Church, Nicholasville, KY. Lonnie sings and preaches at many churches and bible conferences. He is a featured singer at the Sword of The Lord Conference each year. Monday, October 22 through " Friday, October 26, 2012 Host Pastor, Donald Hannah ber Thru