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14 - Hinton News Tues. Oct. 16, 2012 ! YOUTH FOOTBALL Summers County Youth Football will be conducting board officer elections and accepting applications for coaches for the 2013 year. Nominations will be accepted until the iast regular season home game. Contact Traci Cales-secretary if you are interested. 304-894-1093. DEMOCRATIC WOMEN Three Rivers Democratic Women will meet Thursday, October 18, at 6 p.m. at the Chamber of Commerce office, 238 Main St in the Avis section of Hinton. All are welcome. COMMUNITY LUNCHEON First Presbyterian Church on the corner of 3rd Ave, and Ballengee St. is having a Community Luncheon at noon on Thursday, October 18. The menu includes: Chili and sandwiches with hush puppies and cookies. Everyone is welcome! Please join us! REVIVAL You are invited to the Revival Meeting at Nimitz Baptist Church on Monday, October 22 thru Friday, October 26 at 7:00 p.m. each evening. Dr. Lon'nie Moore, Pastor Tabernacle Baptist Church in Nicholasville, KY. is the speaker. Lonnie sings and preaches at many churches and bible conferences. He is a featured singer at the Sword of the Lord Conference each year. Host Pastor: Donald Hannah invites everyone to attend. 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. HINTON MEMORIAL LIGHTING FUND (formerly known as the Leon Pivont Lighting Fund) A drawing for a 7 1/2 ft. decorated, pre-lit Christmas tree, with an estimated value of over $500, will be held on SAturday, December 1, 2012 after the Christmas parade. Chcances will be sold beginning Saturday, October 20 at $5 each or 3 for $10. Purchase your chances for the unique tree at any of the following businesses: Big Four Drug, Massie Insurance, Hinton Floral, Otter and Oak, R.T. Rogers Oil Co City National Bank, First Century Bank, and First Community bank. This prize Christmas tree will be unveiled in a suprise store window of a local merchant on Friday, October 19. As you are driving through town, look for this beautiful tree. Notice that it has several gift certificates hanging from its limbs! All proceeds from this drawing will go to the newly formerd Hinton Memorial Lighting Fund. CEREMONY The Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the new Hinton Fire Station in Avis will be held on Monday, October 29th. at 10:00 a.m. More details later. 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. 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. 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. 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 be 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. LADY BOBCATS SPAGHETTI DINNER The Summers County Lady Bobcats Basketball Program will be hosting their 17th annual Spaghetti Dinner on Friday Nov. 2 from 4:00 to 7:00 P.M. in the Summers County High School Cafeteria. The fundraiser dinner will be held before the Summers County vs. Valley- Fayette High School football game. The menu features spaghetti, bread, salad, dessert, and drink. Take out dinners will also be available. The suggested donation is only $8.00 for adults and $5.00 for students. Donations may be made at the door. Advance donation entry tickets are available at Summers Co. High School or from members of the Lady Bobcats Basketball Team. JOHN HENRY DAYs John Henry Days Committee will meet Thurs Oct. 18 at 7:00 p.m. at ~he Talcott Fire Dept. Everyone welcome. EARLY / ABSENTEE VOTING INTO 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 until 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 duringthis EarlyVotingtime. If you have any questions, call Mary Beth Merritt, County Clerk at 466-7104. VOTER REGISTRATION 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 free 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. HEALTH DEPARTMENT Summers County Health Department October Schedule 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 insurances. If you have any questions call 304-466-3388. 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. 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. 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 place. Hot Dogs, BBQ's and Pies Galore will be available. Join us for an evening of fun, food & fellowship! METHODIST WOMEN The Talcott Trinity United Methodist Women will be meeting on the 1st. Tuesday of each mo,~th at 10 a.m. beginning in October. The meeting will take place in the Fellowship Hall at Trinity United Methodist Church in Talcott. Ail UMW are invited to attend. Paid Political Advertising FOR COUNTY COMMISSION I, Tony Williams, am grateful to my supporters in the primary for showing their trust and confidence in my ability. As a result, I am now continuing to seek an opportunity to serve all of Summers County. I am a man with a plan, and I believe my plan will bring a better future for Hinton and Summers County, It is a known fact and promise that this area will attract thousands of new tourists in the near and future years as a result of the location of Boy Scouts of America in our area. We can accept this as a challenge and become an important part of the financial and environmental benefits of this huge opportunity or we can pass this over to our neighboring cities and counties. If elected, I will remember all your ideas and concerns over the years and work as hard as I can to make sure our city and county reaps the benefits that are approaching us. First, we must realize the importance of tourism. Our base for jobs has eroded in recent years and tourism is a logical source to replace our employment opportunity. Our success in attracting people to our area depends on our commitment to providing a positive experience and impression to visitors. We can no longer just sit back and watch them drive through. We must clean up our act and Look like a first class place to visit. Second, we must realizethe progress we have made and continue to improve it. Thevisitor center, New River Parkway, viewing deck at Brooks Falls, Boardwalk at Sandstone Falls, and other tourist's attractions are just a few possibilities and projects that will impress visitors. Many of the houses and buildings in Hinton have been improved or removed; and there is a lot to do in that area of just putting a clean face on things. Often, it's just as simple as enforcing regulations or making new ones that can make a big difference here. You are, by far, the most important element in the success of any plan of improvement. Third, we must volunteer to serve on various projects that can improve our area. I would like to see more communication between the Park Service and the people here to establish new projects and ways we can help each other. Fourth, we must support all agencies trying to help our region. Most important, I believe education is the answer to a lot of our problems. People need help to learn new skills, break patterns of addiction, and dependency on government. The schools need our support financially, of course, but more in areas of creating respect for the individual and their role in a community. I am proud to be a citizen, of Summers County and I want to make it a better place for all. Pol. ad paid by Tony Williams / L/ ~ Digital Cinema & Performing This Weekend at The I itz! Playing October 19, 20 & 21 JUST $4l - 4 PM Sat & Sun - JUST $4! NEW TIME - 7 PM Fri & Sat - NEW TIME Only $5 Senior & Student $6 Adult Coming soon/ TROUBLE WITH THE CURVE HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA Arts October 19, 20 & 21 October 26, 27 & 28