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6 - Hinton News Tues. Dec. 16, 2008 w th Care Tips from Your Holiday Shipping Experts. With 19 billion cards, ,letters and packages expected to be ~elivered this holiday season, the ~U.S. Postal Service has some tips to ,help get gifts to their destination .swiftly and safely. The Postal Service is making it "easier to ship packages to family and 'friends this season," says Deputy ?ostmaster General and Chief 'Operating Officer Patrick R. Donahoe. "proper addressing and :proper packaging will help us give ".every gift the service it deserves." The Postal Service offers free, environmentally friendly Priority, Mail and Express Mail boxes and envelopes. These supplies can be ordered at usps.com or picked up at a local Post Office. "The best shipping value may be : our Priority Mail Flat-Rate boxes,"• says Donahoe. "No calculating of postage or weighing is needed. If it fits, it ships." The Postal Service also offers pre- packaged shipping products, READY POST, sold at local Post Offices for customers needing sturdy, secure boxes and envelopes. "Save money on Priority and Express Mail prices when you mail online with Click-N-Ship," adds Donahoe. "The more you ship, the more you save. And when a package is ready to be shipped, log on to usps.com/pickup to schedule free package pickup from home or office. Skip the trip and do all of your shipping online." Helpful packaging tips: • Make sure packages are able to withstand processing without the contents or packaging breaking. • Cushion items with bubble wrap, newspaper, or "foam peanuts" so they do not shift during transit. • Wrap each item separately when packing more than one item in the same box. • Remove batteries from electronic devices and wrap separately. • Close and shake the box to see if there is enough cushioning. If items are shifting, add more cushioning. • Mark packages "Fragile" in large print on the outside of the box when shipping materials that might be more likely to break. • When re-using a box make sure The Hinton Delphi Club met for its regular luncheon meeting on November 11 at 1:00 p.m. at Sugar Mills Restaurant with hostesses Margaret Willey, Virginia Middy, and Elizabeth Huffman greeting 18 members and two guests. The tables were arranged in a fall motif with lovely pumpkin arrangements, candles, and leaves• Mrs. Stephen Jones, president, called the meeting to order, introduced guests Dorothy Jean Boley and Myra Ziegler, and thanked the hostesses for providing the lovely, seasonable table decorations. The blessing was led by hostess Virginia Maddy. Joy Stone, secretary pro-tern read the October minutes which were approved. Treasurer Nancy Richmond reported a balance of $1,318.44, which was filed for audit. As no secretary was named, it was agreed that that office will be supplied monthly until such a time that it may be filled. Five new members, Shirla Ballard, Jane Budd, Vera Epling, Jean Gore, and Donna Pivont were selected by secret ballot to be invited invitations to become members and attend the December meeting as guests of the club. Members donated $107 to give to the Toy Fund. Mrs. Richmond will send that check. A minute of silence was observed in honor of Veterans. As there was no further business, a motion to adjourn was made by Katherine Holt and seconded by Virginia Maddy. Mrs. Jones introduced Myra Ziegler who presented the program, "Magnificent Morocco," a wonderfully witty travelogue in story and beautiful pictures, which detailed her recent trip. Mrs, Ziegler displayed maps and many outstanding photographs taken by her husband• She also wore Moroccan slippers and brought other items of interest to display. At the close of the program Mrs. Ziegler was presented a lovely pumpkin arrangement from the club. The other centerpiece was won by a member• For RENT or SALE We Accept HUD "Rent to Own Houses Available" I think there is one higher office than president and I would call to become members of The Delphi that patriot. Club., and Mrs. Stone will write • --Gary Hart SAVE 50% OFF YOUR NEXT HEATING BILL! One Time Only Fado Direct Sale, Call Today! AS SEEN AND HEARD ON POPULAR IV AND RADIO PROGRAHS IHIOOO ,Heater Quadz Idmr~ Podablo Heater • Safely and effidently heats wall to wail, for Pennies a day! • Heats up m 1000 Sq• FL for $1/Day _ • Ufedme Nr Filter ~'-~ -_ - L---/ • Safe for kids and pets ~" IV.OW-#'t"a.h~_ • ~nnot start fires ~ 0 J~ ~m~&y • Heats mnldpne rooms ~ ~, ~r([~ • Slash your heating bill np to 50% ~-~-~ j, " ~,~/...~ ONlY $279 and FREE $bipping(. .'" . v Coil Now to order ! 400-469-0456 Ptn~es ~ Order ~l~e 24/7 ww~PflmHool~ma0 ...... ""i i i u i n i i lie iii i i i m n coveredPrevi°usbeforelabelSmailing•and markings are in-DISH NETWORK SATELLITE W i • Mark"Perishable" on packages i I I thatc°ntainf°°d°r°theritemsthat !l Free Installation - No $$$ Needed to Start I can spoil. • Place an extra address label | Service as low as $5 per week I with the delivery and return address inside the package. This ensures the safe return of an item that could not be delivered should the outside label become damaged or fall off. • Always use tape designed for sealing shipping boxes. Do not use string, cellophane and masking tape to seal packages. • Packages can weigh up to 70 Ibs. and measure up to 130 inches in combined length and width. Make sure the width is measured around ; the largest point of the package. Guidelines for addressingi envelopes and packages: • Print complete address clearly. • A complete address includes: • the recipients name • Post Office Box or street number • street name • suffix (Ave., St., etc.) • directional (N, S, E, W) • secondary address (apartment or suite number) • city, state and 5-digit ZIP Code . For example: 123 S. Main St.Apt 4, Washington, DC 20001 • Use the proper ZIP Code. ZIP Codes can be found at usps.com or by calling 1-800ASK-USPS. • Print the delivery and return addresses on the same side of the envelope or package. • Always use a return address. It tells the Postal Service where to return mail if it cannot be delivered. The Postal Service recommends the following marl-by dates to ensure your gift arrives on time Dec. 16--Parcel Post, the most economical shipping service Dec. 20---First-Class Mail Dec. 20--Priority Mail Dec. 23--Express Mail Due to security requirements, packages bearing postage stamps that weigh more than 13 ounces must be presented to a letter carrier or retail associate at the Post Office and cannot be dropped in blue collection boxes. Find more holiday tips and: information at http://www.usps .communications/newsroom/2008/ holiday/hpr.htm. SERVING SUMMERS COUNTY SINCE 1980 COOKB?OKS FOR SALE i Shepherd s Care Family Worship} Center, 505 Stokes Drive havei cookbooks for sale. The price is $8. i They may be picked up at] S.C.F.W.C. on any Monday -I Wednesday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. or call Delores Hopkins at 466-2755 or! Judy Arthur at 466-1721. ] I No Bank Acct. Needed - No App. Refused I I3 MONTHS FREE OF I I n " n 866-385-7068 n HB@. & The 1 100 custome, also get a i i FREE IPOD! Call for Detailsl I li i .i i i I I ~ i i I i i i l n m West Virginia Commission for the Deaf and Hard of "Hearing Seeks Executive Director Responsibilities: Overall operation of' the commission including, but not limited to, seeking regular and SL~oCial funding, supervising and directing corr~mission staff, fis- ca management and drafting legislation and adm n strative ru es to ensure the needs of the deaf and hard of hearing statewide are met. Qualifications: Experience in program planning, research and ability to com- municate with the deaf and hard of hearing a must. Master's de~ree in deaf studies, public policy and administration or related field from an accredited'institution of higher education plus administrative experience with the deaf and hard of hearing is des~ed. Some weekend and evening work necessary. Pa~- $50,000 a year salary plus state benefits. Application forms can be found at: http'd/www.state.wv.us/admin/personnel. Submit resume, cover letter and application form to:Harriett Fitzgerald, Director of" Personnel WVDHHR, Capitol Comple~x, Building 3, Room 518, Charleston, West Virginia 25305 Get your LPN to BSN degree close to home--call O .FOR.MSU 1 today. MOUNT, MN E, EE UN[Va EY Board of Educaiton December 19/9:00 a.m. 1. Roll Call 2. Invocation/Pledge of Allegiance 3. Approval of A~enda 4. Approval of Minutes 5. Appearance 6. Personnel 7.Approve Employment of Professional Personnel 8.Approve Employment of Substitute Professional Personnel 9.Approve 2008-2009 Textbook Adoption Committee 10.Approve Work-Based Learning 2008-2009 11. Discussion and/or Action Concerning Placing Warning Lights in School Zones 12. Discussion and/or Action Concerning Out of County Transfers 13. Approve In Coming Student Request 14. Discussion and/or Action Concerning Facilities Project 15. Information Items 16. Approval of Bills 17. Transfers and Supplements 18. Adjournment LEGAL NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF SUMMERS COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA IN RE: Application of Betty June Lightner To Continue As Qualified Bondsman. Civil Action No. : 93-Po143 NOTICE Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, BETTY JANE LIGHTNER, a citizen of the Uuited States of America and resident of Summers County, West Virginia will on the 19th day of December, 2009 at 1:30 p.m., er as soon thereafter as she may be heard, appear before the Honorable Robert A. Irons, Judge of the Circuit Court of Summers County at the Summers County Courthouse in Kinton, Summers County, West Virginia and petition for authority to continue as qualified bondsperson before the Circuit Court of Summers County, West Virginia. Betty Jane Lightner By Counsel Joseph Aucremanne, Esq. Aucremanne Law Office P.O. Box 669 Hinton, WV 25951 (304) 466-0391 WVSB#188 I-IN Dec. 9, 16 HONEYMOON PROPERTIES, INC. 304-445-2969. 800-518-3928 Visit HoneymoonProperties.com to see photos and detailed information on lOOS of other properties in S E West Virginia. Located In Summers County, We~t Vir~inial Running out of properties to sell! WANT YOUR PROPERTY SOLD? • • • • Call John to Sell Yours! Hinton: z5o4 Temple St. ~ BR, DR, Bsmnt, Wkshop, Gar ........... SOLD! Bellepoint: Inc. Producing! 2 unit aptmt bldg .................... PENDING! Jumping Br: Home on 8 acres, REDUCED by $3o,ooo! ..PENDING! Elk Knob Rd: 14 acres M/L, wooded, views ..... REDUCED!..$69,9oo! Jumping Br: 9.65 acres, pond, well & small cabin ............... $7o,ooo! Keeney Mtn Rd: Exc hunting & hiking on 5o acres ............ $~35,ooo! Blue Sulphur: 2 BR on xo.5 wooded acres ...... REDUCEDL$~4o,ooo! Brooks: 45 A Farm, 2 Homes, O/Bldgs, Fencing, Springs.....$a25,ooo! Muddy Creek Mountain: 6 level acres ready to build ......... $49,9oo! Alderson: 22 wooded acres with four bedroom home ........... $~6S,ooo! Alderson: 3 BR, ~ Ba, hdwd firs, Fp & pool, no flood zone.....$x6o,ooo! Hinton: ~3~7 Fayette St. 3 BR, Great Rm, Grt view of Riv ........ SOLD! Hix: 51.899 acres, stunning bldg site ...................................... SOLD! Hinton: Bldg with 5 Offices & 3 BtL 2 BA Apartment ................. SOLD! Elk Knob Rd: 3 BR hybrid, 2.5 level A MIL, Fruit & Nuts .......... SOLD! Talcott: 3 BR, 2 BA Hybrid on 3 wooded acres .......................... SOLD! Greenville: Cozy ~ BR, ~ BA cottage on 5 acres ......................... SOLD! Monroe County: 3.o6 acres, well and septic ............................ SOLD! Jumping Branch: ,;.65 acres, well and septic .......................... SOLD! Childers Road: 6.6 acres ready for your home ......................... SOLD! Let John sefl your property and put a smile on your facel John T Osbron, Broker. GRI. ~TOR® HC 75 Box 27-B Alderson, %T 2491o +1 FOR SALE by United Country Real Estate & Auction Services, Riverbend USA • 1 O0 North Monroe Street, Alderson, WV 24910 • NEW LISTING 157 acre tract adjoining Fountain Springs Golf Course. This beautiful property • includes a log cabin ..... $469,420 • PUBLICAUCTION home in White Sulphur Springs, Sat., Nov. 1 • PUBLIC AUCTION, Saturday, Nov. 1st State Fair Event Center Lewisburg, Antiques, Coins, Collectibles, Estate Items, visit our website www.riverbe ndauction.com. • 6.5 acres mini farm near Wolf Creek at Aldersen. Nice 3 bedroom home, large detached garage, great country setting .... $169,900 • Nice 3 bedroom brick ranch home on approx. 1.6 acres located just outside of AIderson, WV. Move in condition priced to sell at $130,000 =PRICE REDUCED Grassy Meadows Green brier Co. beautiful modern mountain home on 12+ acres ............................ $194,900 • NEW LISTING Tudor home in Bluefield, WV, 216 OakdellAvenue ..................................... $210,000 =NEW LISTING Route 92 Neola, Greenbrier County 6.5 acre mountain retreat with nice home, sportsman's dream near trout stream and national forest. Very nice property, price to sell below appraisal ...................... $139,900 • 80 acres at Greenville Monroe County .......................... $179,900 o Large home at Zenith, WV Monroe Co. situated on approx:4 ac ................................. $175,500 • 22 acres on Turkey Creek Road Un on, Monroe Co .......... $99,000 °Large 4 bedroom older home in Peterstown Monroe Co. approx. 1 acre ................................ $97,500 =Building lots near Bozoo Monroe Co. 2+ acres $12,900 and higher. • 10 acres woodland Creamery Road Summers co. near Alderson. ....................................... $16,500 Visit our websites for more information .... www.unitedeou ntry.com and www.riverbendauction.corn email sold @iverbendauction .com 445-2897 or 1-800-726-2897 Rendy S. 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No HC 85 Box 99, Broomstraw Ridge Road, Jumping Call For Our Latest FREE Brochures & Can,logs One lOzou~ The Country Like We Do/l Branch, WV 25969 #1006 4 BR BRICK HOME, great view, garages .... $225,000. #942 140 ACRES HUNTING LAND, near 1-64... $150,000. #1050 SERVICE STATION... land, bldg, equipment .... $275,000. ' #1042 30 ACRE FARM, house, barn, pond, pasture, $160,000. #1048 517 TEMPLE ST. 2 Story home w/Ig garage... $89,900. #1055 74 ACRES, large pond, hunting, homesites... $135,000. #1054 3 BR HOME on 3.64 acres w/river access .... $98,900. #1023 BELLEPOINT, brick commercial bldg, river... $59,500. #1052 34 ACRES, house, outbldgs, private, hunting,.. $175,000. #1025 62 ACRES, private hunting land, creek, spring... $90,000. #1044 180 ACRE WORKING FARM and hunting tract .... $450,000. #1046 2 STORY HOME, near town & river, 9 rooms... $50,000. #1059 4 ACRES ON RIVER w/ home.., sundeck... $130,000. #1051 409 SUMMERS St. 2 story home, bsm't... $39,500. #1049 407 SUMMERS St. 2 story home, needs work... $29,500. #1053 3 BR HOUSE ON RIVER... very nice... $95,000. #1040 4 LOTS BEHIND HOSPITAL ..... wooded... $8,000 for all, Visit Sales Associate Sales Associate Sales Associate Our Website www.jonesunitedcountwrealestate.com Sales Associate Diannia Bryan R. 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