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O-Hint6n"News ! Wed. Dec. 16, 1981 Reminiscin By Bill Dressier It would be educational, in- teresting, and well worth your time to visit the Summers Co- unty Health Department that is located in Avis on Pleasant Sfi'eet of the middle part of Hinton, WV. The medical staff !s, very efficient in providing their services to many people who come to the Health Dep- ar-tment for assistance to their health problems. The depart- rdent is provided with the most Auxiliary Meets The Ladies Auxiliary to the Vterans of World War I, Bar- racks No. 3336 met November 3˘ 1981 at 2: P.M. at the Memorial Dining Hall. The nieeting was called to order by thePresident, Miss Helena T, ta)an. Miss Turman condu- cted the business session, wh- ich was opened with prayer by Mrs. Mable Meador. The pled- ge of Allegiance to the ,merican Flag was led in un- ison by Mrs. Gussie Eilison. Minutes of the last meeting was read and approved. Mrs. Aletha Kincaid inspec- ted the dues cards. Helen Turman reported on her trip on Veterans Day. The Dedication of the Veterans Day at Barbersville, W. Va. Sunday November 8, 1981 at 2: P.M. A thank you note was read from the VA Hospital at Be- ckley for the doantion sent the Veterans. Cards were to be sent to the sick and shut - ins. At the close of the meeting Miss Helen Turman and Mrs. Mable Meador served refresh- ments and were hosted to foll- owing members: Mrs. Mable Meador, Mrs. Ethel Turman , Mrs. Gussie Ellison, Mrs. Mar- qrite Hickenbetham, Mrs. Ed- tla Foster, Mrs. Lula Hume, Mrs. S.O. Gum, Mrs. Mary Alice Henne, Mrs. Aletha Kin- caid, Mrs. Verba Duncan, Mrs. Lorene Eckle, Miss Helen Tur- man, Mrs. Crystal Morgan. After refreshments we had an exchange of Christmas gi- fts..The dining hall was beau- tifully decorated in the Chris- tmas Motiff. Subscribe This Week up - to - date medical equip- ment that enables the staff to give the patient a thorough examination. The department staff includ- es J.D. Woodrum, M.D. - Phy- sician - Director; Beverly Car- ter, R.N. - Public Health Nur- se; Stephen Trail - Sanitarian ; Karen Keaton - LPN; and Brenda Gay - Clerk. During' my visit, Stephen Trail and I discussed our Su- mmers County Court House being chosen on the National Records, and Brenda Gay was very kind to show me the modern, medical equipment in- stalled at the department. In our conversation, Brenda Gay told me about her son, George Gay, bringing a school photo- graph home. Goerge and some of his friends were helping Miller Murrell cleanout the basement of the former Cusick home that he had bought. Mill- er gave the school photograph to George along with other things found in the basement. Hospital Notes Summers County Hospital December 11, 1981 Admitted: Gloria Taylor, St- uart Reed, William Wheeler, Jr., all of Hinton; John Sh- rader, Pipestem; and April Blevins, Cleveland, Ohio. Dismissed: Pearl Donohoe, Jeanette Banks, both of Hin- ton; William Highlander, Jam- es Hedge, both of Alderson; James Bowles, Athens; Ed- ward Ennis, Meadow Bridge ; Christopher Young, Sandstone ; and Justin Williams, True. Letter To The Editor: Letter To The Editor 12 - 3 - 81 Dear Sir: I hope you can ask around from some old timers to answ- er these questions. Who coached at Hinton High School when it won the state championship in 19377 What were the first names of basketball players HINER- MAN and HARRIS who were chosen to state all - Tourney team in 19397 Will enjoy hearing from you soon. George Springer, Retired Sports Writer 216 Edgewood Drive Beckley, WV 25801 George and his mother didn't own), Robert Jones, Leo Cuc- know any of the school child- ick, ( Boy unknown), ( Boy ren in the photograph, so they unknown), Creigh Harris, and lent me the photograph to see if Milton" Hiram" French. In the I could name some of the school second row - Left to right: June children. I remembered many (Campbell) Neely, Middy Ra- faces, but I had forgotten the kes, Doris Knight, Pauline ( names of them. Later, I show- Meador) Reed, Francis ( Ke- ed the photograph to Mrs. ffer) Wilfong, Nellie (Criddle) Nellie (Criddle) Stennett and Stennett, Marguerite (Martin) she named quite a few of the Beasley, Badine (Powell) Ca- children, as she was one of the udle, ( Girl unknown). children in the photograph. Mrs. Marguerite (Martin) Be- asley also named many of the children and she was also one of the children in the photograph. On the front row - Left to right: Alvin "Buddy" Haynes, Frank Hancock, ( Boy unkn- In the third row - Left to right : Virginia (Walker) Stahl, Jean Coleman, Elizabeth ( Va- ughn) French, ( Boy unknown ), and Virginia Briers. In the front row - Left to right: .... Cox, ( Girl unknown ), Elizabeth Brown , ( Girl unknown), Bonnie Shorter, and Nell Hughes• In the back row - Left to right: Lawrence" Chisel" Bur- dette, Cecil Biggs, ( Boy un- known), Lacy Leonard " Dink" Lindsay, and Ralph Shirley. James L. Davis, who is a clerk at the Chessie Shop, has a copy of this school photograph, and he would appreciate it if anyone could give him the names of the unknown girls and boys that are in the photo- graph. He has many albums of school photographs, as well as albums of railroad photograp- hs. Talcott Area News The Trinity Methodist Chu- the Eastern Star will meet rch will hold their annual Fell- Thursday December 17th at owshipdinnerFridayDecemb- 7:30 P.M. The men of the er 18th at 6 o' clock in the chapter will serve as hostess. recreation room following the dinner with an exchange of gifts and Christmas tree. R.M. Honaker has been dis- missed from the Veterans Hos- pital in Beckley and is recup- erating at the home of his daughter and son - in - law, Mr and Mrs. Bob Shield in Gary, W. Va. Mrs. Mantle Chattin remains a patient in the Community Hospital in Princeton. Mr. Dick Logan and child- ren of Berryville, Virginia vis- Mr. and Mrs. I,.B. Smith of Charleston visted Mrs. dean Duncan Tuesday. The United Methodist Wom- en of Talcolt Trinity met at the church December 10th at 7:30 P.M. The meeting was called to order by Patty Talbott, pres- ident. Nan Wets was in charge. of the following program: Prayer by Nina Ball, The Ch- ristmas Story, Nan Wets, and There Were Shepherds, Jean Duncan, My Wish for You, Betty Mann, Mission accompl- ished, Sara Sowers, and The Miraculous Staircase, Jo Hal- stead. The minutes of previous meeting were read and appro- ved, followed by roll call and collection of dues. 196 Bible chapters were reported read and 35 sick visits made. After the discussion of old and new business the meeting closed with the Mizpah bene- dict ion. Everyone enjoyed the annual Christmas party, beautiful de- corations, delicious refresh- ments, and exchange of gifts. Present were : Aniee Dam- eron, Melba Clark, Nina Ball, Patty Talbolt, Betty Mann, Jean Duncan, Mary Rhodes, Pearlie Kittinger, Sara Sowers , Alice Monroe, Jo Halstead, Nan Wets, Barbara Bowling, and Cherie Cole. tied Mrs. Melba Clark the past weekend and also visited Mr. George Milburn who is a pat- ient in the Summers County Hospital and he is improving• Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Nun- ally visited Rev. Jim Bailey over the weekend. The Christmas Program will be held in the Trinity Method- ist Church Sunday evening at 7:30 December 20th. The Talcott Fire Depart- ment held their annual Chris- tmas dinner for the Fireman and their families Saturday evening at 7 P.M. at the fire house and had a good crowd and a bountiful dinner. I.R.S. News Today's modern farmer has many unique tax situations, and a free publication from the Internal Revenue Service can help answer the questions that arise from these situations. IRS Publication 225, " Far- mer's Tax Guide", covers a wide range of subjects, such as soil sales, crop destruction, chicken purchases, casualty lo- sses and share farming. Ex- amples of how to prepare the Form 1040 and related sched- ules, and listings of import- ant tax dates which affect farmers throughout the year are also included. "Farmer's Tax Guide" is written in a clear, understan- dable style and can be a source of valuable information for to - day's farmer, according to the IRS. This handy reference can be ordered on the order form in the tax package, or by calling Toll - free 1-800-543 - 7200. Talcott Chapter 139 order of Peterstown Area News Seneca Trail Garden Club Meeting The Seneca Trail Garden Club met" for their November meeting in the Fellowship Hall of'the Peterstown Baptist Ch- urch with Mrs. Oman Lively, president presiding over the meeting. " Thanksgiving For Freedom" was the theme, Mrs. Gordon Miller Chaplain used for her devotions, closing with prayer. Mrs. Lively reported that nine members of the club att- ended The Greenbrier Dist- rict meeting, and the club, won first prize for their Year Book, also, tips on taking cuttings starting new plants and forcing bulbs. Mrs. Ronald Worley repor- ted on the progress of the Anti - Litter program. The program " Artistic Arr- angements With Herbs, " was presented by Mrs. Bonnie Fi- sher who spoke on How she started growing Herbs and using them for their beautiful flower arrangements, using them for sachets as well as cooking, she now writes books, articles and lectures, she had several beautiful arrange- ments, a Norfork Island Pine Tree decorated for Christmas with red velvet bows and herbs ornaments. Mrs. James White assisted with the program, making a fresh wreath from Herbs. Exhibits were Homemade Wreaths by the members. Ri- bbons were awarded to: 1st place, Mrs. Hubert Butler; 2nd place, Mrs. Thelma Lawson; 3rd place; Mrs.Oman Lively; 4th place, Mrs Edgar Dickson. Hostesses were Mrs. Freda Weatherford, Mrs. David Bra- dley, refreshments served to 16 members, who enjoyed delici- ous fresh apple cake. AARP Meeting Held The AARP meeting of the Peters Valley Club met at the Lindside Senior Center for their monthly meeting on November 24, with lunch at the Center. Following the lunch, the meet- ing was called together by the president, C.C. Ballangee, opening with the group singing, West Virginia Hills", and pr- ayer by Mr. Ballangee. During the business, the gr- oup voted to send a monetary gift to the Greonhrier Center, Lewisburg, W. Va. It was also announced that anyone that had any aluminum, to please bring it to the Center by the next meeting, December 22nd. New Officers were elected as follows: President -- Mr. C.C. Ballangee ; vice president - Mrs. Irene Long; Secretary -- Mrs. Lonnie Broyles; treasurer -- Mrs. Ho- ward Broyles. The nominating committee for 1982 was also elected, they are : Mrs. Eva Coulter, Mrs. Gordon Miller and Mr. Howard Broyles. The group reported 75 sick visits [or the month; There were 31 members present and two visitors. A very interesting program was presented by Rev. and Mrs. Rowand, of Bluefield. Pr- eceding Mrs. Rowand, a film was shown by Rev. Rowand, on Crime Prevention. Mrs. Row- and talked on Senior Power and More Ways To Use It. She explained three main ways: 1, Neighborhood Watch. 2. Whist- le Stop Program. 3. Operation I.D. She said there were 8 million Crimes committed in a small community each year. Every-. one enjoyed the program very much. The next meeting Decemb- er 22nd. Mrs. Irene Long and Mrs. Arnold Broyles are in charge of refreshments. Personals Mr. and Mrs. Dean Ramsey and children of Newport News, Virginia spent the Thanksgiv- ing holidays with his mother and sisters, Mrs. Faye Ram- sey. The residents of Cashmere welcomed the newest resident, Miss Ashley Dyanne Mann, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mel- vin Mann of Cashmere. She was born Monday, November 16, 1981, we are happy to say both mother and daughter are at home and are doing well. Visiting in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Martin, Sr. of Cashmere, for the Thanks- giving holidays, is their grand- son and family, Joe and Lynn Martin and son Chris, of Rio Jensen Beach, Florida; Mr. and Mrs. Martin also visiting her sister and family, Mr. and Mrs. David Jones and son Darrin of Peterstown. Guests of Mr. and Mrs. Arch Spangler Jr. the past week were Mrs. Spangler's brother and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Char- lie Mann and MrsBeulah SiP verwood all of Charleston, West Virginia• Mrs. Mattie McMahan spent the holidays with her daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Ricky Hungart and son Darris, of Blacksburg, Virginia. Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Sibold visited their daughter, Jacie and Mary Ann White of Prince• George County; Virginia from Wednesday until Sunday. Ret- urning home on Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. John Webb visited their son and family, Dr. and Mrs. Nell Webb and children in Raleigh, North Car- olina recently for several days. Mr. and Mrs. Clifton Dunn and Mrs. Carmel Francis visi- ted with their son, Wayne and daughter, LaTina in Knoxville, Tennessee the past week, re- turning home on Sunday. Also, Mr. and Mrs. Danny Ticke and daughter Tort, visited her bro- ther. Mrs. Helen Frazier and Mrs. Jack Chambers have returJd' home after being on a trip fi m October 29, returning home on November 23. They joined Mrs. Frazier daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Claude Cupiss in Arizona, fr- om there they went on tour with the Neilson Tour to Hawaii, which included touring four islands, they were there for 12 days• They returned to Calif- ornia, where they visited with Mrs. Chambers, Mr. and Mrs. Rusty Mays, for nine days. While there they also visited with Mrs. Chambers grandchi- ldren. They also visited while in Arizona, Mrs. Frazier grand- children. They returned home on No- vember 23. Thanksgiving dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Arch Spang- ler, Jr. were their children, Mr. and Mrs. Roger Dale Spangler, Diana and Archie; Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Sibeld, and Dew- ey Wayne; all of Ballard; Mr. and Mrs Charlie Mann and Mrs. Beulah Silverwood, all of Charleston, W. Va. Guests of Mr. and Mrs. James Phillips over the holid- ays were : their daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Weatherford and children. They also visited his moOer. Mrs. Freda Weath- erford, while here. Ellen Ball (;roup Mrs. Ed McMillion was host' to the Ellen Ball Group of United Meth,Mist Women f)r the November meeling : Thanksgiving Miracles˘-vas the subjecl of dewtinns pre-. senled by Mrs. Bill Tuggle. Mrs. Freda Wealherford led the group in the continuing study -f the b,)k of Isaiah. assisted by Mrs. Cora Carmen and Mrs. Bill Tuggte. New meanings for the word " ex- ile" were revealed. Aside from the comm,m definition pertai- nining to a get,graphic uphea- val by a pc, pie or peoples the word exile c.ncerns separat- ion from cultural religious pol- itical background also. Mrs. Jennings Carden con- ducled the business session. The United Methodist Men will be served by the group on November 23rd. Members ex- ,changed names for the Christ- mas Party. Others altending were : Mrs. Harold shrader, Mrs. Reba Harvey and Mrs. Eva Shrader. The group will meet with Mrs. Reba Harvey in December. Wed.-Sat. December 16- 19 ATARI VIDEO Computer System with Cartridge only $137.. on - Screen Scoring Realistic game Sounds TV Switch, AC Adapter Joy Stick, Paddle Controller Plays in Color on Color Sets Combat Game Program Cartridge" Country Roads Plaza-Bellepoint Rd., Hinton I Wed.--Sat. 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