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q GENEL. BENNETT be remembered most ibr her iaith, ' her love for fa~nily and friends, her strong spirit, and for her determination to never give up. She was preceded in death by her father. Survivors include her devoted husband, Danny Ray Nelson. Two daughters, Morgan Cheyenne Miller and Peyton Leigh Matheney and a son, Tristan Ray Nelson, all at home. Her mother, Sharon Lynn Bennett Harvey of Hinton. Two brothers, Robert Mike Harvey & wife Terri of Ansted and Jack Harvey & wife Tammy of Talcott. Nieces, Mary Beth Keys, Savannah Harvey and Ivy Nelson. Nephew, Levi Harvey. Mother-in-law, Sherry Scurlock & Mr. Gene Leon Bennett 89, of husband Jay ofMacArthur. Father- Thurmont passed away on Saturday, in-law, Carl Ray Nelson of Charlotte NC. Brother-in-law, Brandon Nelson of Charlotte, NC. Grandmother-in- law, Joan Mullins of Pax. Several cousins also survive. A celebration of Stella's life was held at 8:00 p.m. Friday, December 22nd, 2017 at Pivont Funeral Home Chapel in Hinton with Pastor Sonny Angell officiating. The family received friends from 5 p.m. until service time at the funeral home. Online condolences at www. Arrangements were by Pivont Funeral Home, Hinton, WV. SHARON A. WARD Sharon Ann "Sherry Baby" Ward, 54, of Hix went home to be with the Lord, Thursday, December 14, 2017 at her home following a sudden illness. Born February 27, 1963 at Clifton Forge, VA she was a daughter of the late Billy Keith and Glenna Ruth Ward Wright. Nov. 25, 2017, at his home. He was the husband of Bette Adams Bennett. They had been married for 60 years. Born in Hinton, West Virginia, on Feb. 5, 1928, he was a son of the late Melvin and Ursa Kea~on Bennett. Gone was a graduate of Hinton High School and was a great football player and was inducted in the Hall of Fame in high school and received a full scholarship for football and attended Washington and Lee University. He also attended the University of of Michigan to be a Farrier. He proudly served his county in the United States Air Force during the Korean War. He taught school for several years in Hinten, N.C. and M~[. He was retired from the State of Maryland as a farm service representative. Gene had a great love for animals especially horses and was considered an avid horseman. He had also served as the superintendent for the Fredrick County 4-H Horse and Pony Program. Surviving in addition to his wife is his daughter, Jeanne M. Bennett of Waynesboro, PA one sister, Mildred Reed of Texas, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a brother, Glenn Bennett. Graveside funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Friday, Dee. 1 2017 in the Resthaven Memorial Gardens, 9501 Catoctin Highway, (Route 15) Fredrick, MD 21701 ,-,u~,Sharo~:w;as fl, me~be~ of:the. Those wishing to attend met| Chestnut ~'ov.e~Baptiat~rch irtside the main ~/~6 ~ 1.~4~!'~. ~ where she ~ former!y 'served as Pastor Dana Merserau, officiated, custodian. "S~la~e~Q~a~ ~a~s'ec"r~el~a~y f~l; ~ Hix Mountain Construction and a laborer for Holley Bro. and Jim's Construction companies. Sharon enjoyed being a homemaker and her greatest love was taking care of her daughter and grandchildrefi. She was a loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend. Sharon was preceded in death by her husband, Oliver Ward; one son, Ivan Wayne Gill Jr. and two brothers, Randy Wright and Kevin Wright. Those left to cherish her memory include one daughter, Jennifer Thompson and husband Jeff of l~ainelle; grandchildren, the love of her life, Mid Thompson, Makena Thompson, Kevin Thompson, Tom Thompson, Zach Thompson, Dakota Bourne and Shylea Havens; three sisters, Carolyn Foster of Jumping Branch, Debbie Woods and husband Darrell of Ghent and Marsha Wright of Siloam, NC; two brothers, Ronnie Wright of Madams Creek and Billy Ray Wright of Charleston; brothers and sisters in law, Dino and Kim Ward, Clyde Edward Ward and Harvey ~and Sissy Ward and numerous special nieces, nephews and cousins whom she loved dearly. Funeral services were held at 12:00 P.M. ,Friday, December 22, 2017 at the Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors Chapel with Pastor Herb Cook officiating. Burial followed in the Cecil Ward Cemetery at Hix. Friends called from 10:00 A.M. until time of services on Friday, December 22, at the funeral parlors. Family and friends served as pallbearers. Arrangements were by the Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors of Hinton, Condolences may be sent to the family at www.ronaldmeadowsfp. corn The Hinton News Published weekly on Tuesday By The Hinton Publishing Corporation 210 Second Avenue Hinton, W VA. 25951 Phone (304)466-0005 Arrangements were with the Keeney and Brasfordc Funeral Home, Fredrick. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one's choice or to the Fredrick County Humane Society, 550 Highland Street Suite 200, Fredrick, MD 21701. STELLA K. HARVEY NELSON Stella Kay Harvey Nelson, 41 of Jumping Branch, passed away at 12:15 a.m. Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at Bowers Hospice House in Beckley following a short illness. Born January 26, 1976 in Pasadena, Texas, she was the daughter of Sharon Lynn Bennett Harvey of Hilldale and the late Jack Edward Harvey. Stella was a 1994 graduate of Hinton High School and was a graduate of the Summers County School for Licensed Practical Nurses. Her nursing career consisted of employment at Beckley A.R.H. Hospital as case manager, Summers Nursing & Rehabilitation Center at Hilldale and currently at Main Street Care in Hinton. Stella was committed to the love and well being of patients and residents of long term care and that was evident in their love returned to her. Stella's love for her family was unconditional. She especially enjoyed supporting her children in their sports endeavors, coaching volleyball at Summers County High School and supporting the Summers County Lady Bobcats as well as all Bobcat sports. She also loved camping and fishing and was an accomplished cook. Stella was a lady of faith and a member ef Beech Run Baptist Church in HintGn and she was also a U.S. Air Force veteran. 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"This is a great program for those looking to train for a new career as there is a high demand for Class A CDL drivers," explained Program Specialist Gloria Kincaid. "There is normally a wait list, .~o, we have scheduled three classes to meet the need." The six week course provides 180 contact hours of training to prepare studentz te nass the written and driving tests at a state examination site. The class is held Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Preregistration is required at least one week prior to the class date as limited seating is available. Students must have a Class A CDL learners permit prior to the beginning of the class, and New River CTC will offer a learners permit class in Summersville February 5-7. New River CTC's Workforce Education Division provides employable educational opportunities including noncredit courses, workforce development programs and customized training. For more information about workforce classes at New River CTC or to register contact Kincaid at 304- 793-6101 or or Jeanne Stone at 304883-2469 or New 'River Community and Technical College serves nine counties in southeastern West Virginia from the Greenbrier Valley Campus (Lewisburg), Mercer County Campus ( P r i n c e t o n ), Nicholas County Campus (Summersville) and Raleigh County Campus (Beaver/Beckley). Unexpected Ways to Support it' a that you need a large yard and advanced :~ gar-de/tirlg skills to.sut/po.r3 h6rify bee~ h3' planting more forage. However, the reality is that anyone with enthusiasm and a potted ~ ~ . plant can provide bees with the food and ~ $Y" : habitat they need. While individuals are " "/ crucial in protecting pollinators, many organizations are also finding solutions to help pollinators thrive in unexpected places. Pollinators You and your family can work togeth- er to plant forage for pollinators. ;' "*= i those interested in urban gardening and habitat restoration. Golf Courses Golf courses around the nation are also doing their part to plant more forage for honey bees. Since 2010, Cantigny Golf in Wheaton, Illinois, has been restoring several acres of native prairie land, providing vital habitat for honey bees and other pollinators. C!ub superintendent Scott Witte started By making your garden a welcoming The Bee Barometer Project to illustrate place for pollinators such as bees, how golf can be part of the solution to you help both it and the planet stay sustaining pollinator health. Witte now healthy, serves as an important link between golf courses and organizations raising awareness Urban Gardens about bee health. Urban gardening is not a new concept; On Long Island, Bethpage State Park these green spaces are usually part of larger is also creating pollinator-attractant areas city parks and botanical gardens. However, throughout its vast recreational space. t as environmentaJy friendly practices become The park has restored nearly two acres more popular with younger generations, of pollinator habitat and planted scores organizations in urban centers have started of wildflowers, and it's not stopping there. creating their own pollinator havens in Agronomy director Andrew Wilson and his unconventional places, staff plan to create an entire corridor for One such organization is the University pollinators by removing invasive species of the District of Columbia (UDC). After and restoring the areas' native habitats. building a new native plant greenhouse Many of these organizations have at the school's Bertie Backus Campus, the joined Feed a Bee, ," nationwide initiative university's College of Agriculture, Ur-. "sponsored by Bayer to support pollinator ban Sustainability and Environmental health. Feed a Bee's current goal'is to plant Sciences (CAUSES) went a step further pollinator forage in all 59 states by the end by creating a rooftop garden, a Sustainable of 2018. By partnering with organizations DC project. UDC worked with the D.C. that provide habitat in unexpected places, Master Gardeners to create a space that the initiative's message that anyone can will support pollinators and also serve as support bees and other pollinators is loud a beacon of education and outreach for and clear. Lincoln [(}If Senate Again Before winning the presidential election in 1860, Abraham Lincoln had lost eight elections for various office~;. ce Hours Monday, Friday 9-12 304 - 660 - 8769 Tues. Dec. 26, 2017 Hinton News - 3 Talcott Elementary November Writer of the Month Front Row left to right: Jace Richmond, Abigail Collins, Alesia Clark, and Gabriella Chapman. Back Row left to right: Colton Holland, Tristan Coleman, Ky !o qh Archer, and Kobe Caldwell. Not Pictured: Malory Martin and Jacob Morrison. Talcott Elementary November Student of the Month Front row left to right: Jaxon Stamper, Alex Dobbs, Hollee Harper, Gage Richmond, and Bryson Gore. Back Row left to right: Shaelin Mann, Colten Jones, Lucas Hoke, Jeremiah Romanello, Keely Sears, Kaylee Cole. Not Pictured: Kissiah Gillespie and Memphis Lilly. II