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6 - Hinton News Tues. Dec. 26, 2017 @ ongresslona CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- than that." Nablo said. "If you're a Hospital of Richmond said he Healthcare syste/ns are nowbracing parent, especially if you're a parent expects to see those parents trying fo, chaos as Congress failed to fund of a very sick child, what do you to make heartbreaking decisions the Children's Health Insurance think?" about their children's illnesses. Program. West Virginia expects to run out '"Should I bring them in now .According to a new analysis by of funding in March. or can I wait? Is his wheezing, his the Georgetown Center for Children A plan to fund CHIP by difficulty breathing bad enough yet and Families, half of all state CHIP cutting preventive and other care to come in? Can I wait until later programs will have to shut down by has backing in the House. Butand see if it gets better?' For some the end of next month. Five states, congressional leaders set that conditions, that can be deadly," including Virginia, won't even last aside to pass the big tax bill, which Bartle said. that long. includes corporate and estate tax Virginia is not the only state in Linda Nabl0 helps run the cuts. this situation.Alabamareducedthe Virginia Family Access to Medical Some House Republicans argue number of children without health Insurance Security program. As that CHIP funding has to be offset coverage to 3 percent - in part by Congress has broken repeated to avoid increasing the federal getting 95,000 kids into the CHIP promises to deal with the issue, she deficit, program. said they may now have to tell the But as they debate those issues, Alabama CHIP director, Cathy families of 100,000 children their emergency room doctors say they're Caldwell, said many of those health coverage could end in a few planning for when the FAMIS families are starting to panic. weeks, children start showing up after "Our phones are ringing off the "I may now have to mail out losing coverage-often much sicker wall," Caldwell said. "We have another letter, saying. 'No, it's than they would be with it. panicked families wondering what not January 31, it's much earlier Dr. Sam Bartle at the Children's in the world they have as options." Funding is available in three focus areas, including grazing lands, organic systems and soil health (NAPS)--To enhance the quality of life for veterans with vision loss, the Blinded Veterans Association--which advocates for all blinded veterans-- works to make sure Department of Veterans Affairs' rehabilitation facilities have the training and equipment they need. Learn more at (800) 669-7079 and www.bva.org. Buying a used car with a lien on it can keep you from registering the ve- hicle. To.protect yourself, ge~a Carfax Vehicle History Report. It can contain title information, accident history and odometer readings, as well as liens. Learn more at www.carfax.com. For many mfllennials, tax filing is complicated by the "gig economy" For- tunately, an enrolled agent (EA) can help. They're licensed by the Department of the Treasury and overseen by the IRS. To find one nearby, use the "Find a Tax Ex- pert" directory on www.eatax.org. The LAAM (laparoscopic-assisted West Virginians for Life-Monroe ar Award abdominal myomectomy) minimally in- County Chapter President Martha vasive fibroid removal at The Center for Hunter was the 2017 Angel of the Innovative GYN Care is proven to be saf- er than open or robotic fibroid surgeries Year Award winner at the and more effective than uterine fibroid WVFLState Convention held in Lost (or artery) embolization at preserving for Creek, WV on October 21. Mar~ha fertility. Learn more at (888) 787-4379. was taken by complete surprise as as a direct result of the lobbying Good news for businesses: With the she was revealed by verbal clues efforts of West Virginians for Life, help of an experienced firmsuch as Tiber from West Virginians for Life Inc. and have saved hundreds of Creek Corporation, your company can President, Dr. Wanda Franz. Dr. lives:PartialBirthAbortionBanAct raise capital by going public. For a free re- Franz presented her with a plaque (1997), Women's Right to Know throughout the entire nine months of pregnancy. Abortion kills more than 3,200 ch.ildren a day - over 57 million sir/ce 1973. The following protective laws have been passed in West Virginia HEALTH DEPARTMENT SCHEDULE Immunizations are given every Monday and Wednesclay at the Summers County Health Department. Please call if any questions 304-466-3388. MASONIC MEETINGS Hinton Masonic Lodge # 62 meets 1st. and 3rd. Monday of every month at 7:30 p.m. Event Postings Via Expl Summers County Tourism Website If your business or organization has any upcoming events you would like help promoting please go to www.ExploreSummers County, corn/ V.F.W MEETING submitevent and complete the form V.F.W Casey Jones Post 4500 so we can add your event to our meetings 3rd Monday 7:00 p.m. calendar and help further promote monthly at Veterans Museum 419 it through social media. You can find Ballengee St. Hinton. Veterans us on Facebook under "Explore Needed. Summers County." We also have a Call 304-250-4152 or 304-573- bulletin board in our window if you 3550 for more information. "have event fliers for display. 15668 Senecca Trail North / Rt 219 N HC 37 Lewisburg, West Virginia 24901 Valid Thru January 31, 2018 'Applies onty to po,~s purchased with service repairs pedormed by dealer. Excludes ftdght on pads: Excludes emergency or unscheduk, d repairs or field & se~ice calls; Excludes ~ds for Fodu~ or Nande not sold by Boone Tcgtor; Offer & Discounts subject to change without notke. S~ dealer for d~aiis. "Contact dealer for rules and policy on fres pickup & ~ivery, De~ may offer discou,ted pickup & delivery attheir discreti0ni eW.OLU. GENUINE -PARTS INDUSTRIAL ~2016 .CNH Industrial America LLC. Ni rights reserved. New Holland is a trademark registernd in the LIc, ited States and many o~er countries, owned by or licensed to CNH Industrial N.V. Its subs diaries or affi ates New Holland Construction and CNH Industrial Genuine Prts ar~ trademarks in the United stares and many other countries, owned by or licensed to CNH Industrta N V. its subsidiaries or affiliates t~mw newhOUand.corn Charleston, WV - Gov. Jim Justice "Designating Hobet as a primary improvements will adequately serve announced today that through a mobility training site is on the table the current access needs, Gov. joint effort of the Department of and starting right after the first of Justice said. Commerce, Department of the year we intend on doing that, "Investing $30 million is Transportation and the West Gem Hoyer said. "There has also significant and will allow us to Virginia Army National Guard, a been rest expressed from a couple achieve what we need there for the plan has been outlined to start of Defense service contractors and near term,"Gov.Justicesaid."When immediate economic activity at the manufacturers to do training, we get to the point that additional former Hobet mine site in Boone testing and evaluation there." work has to take place then we'll County. Most of the initial training would address it. But this will more than Beginning in January, the be teaching driving techniques in make the location accessible and WVANG will be utilizing a portion various military vehicles on a ready." of the property for a Military variety of terrains that currently DOT Secretary Tom Smith said Training facility for all branches of exist or would be constructed, the upgrades include an improved the service. "Former Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin cormection to the site at U.S. 119, a "We're going to get started out had a vision to develop this former bridge to cross the Little Coal River, there next month, we have a Mountaintop Mine site and weand pavementand slope work. wonderful chance to bring in believe that this new approach for "Ultimately, we are going to save millions of dollars in investments military applications will allow us a lot of money," Smith noted. from military contractorsandweafe to move forward and that it will Commerce Secretary H. Wood preserving allpossibilitiesforfuture certainly promote and put the Thrasher said his office "will keep industrial vses at Rock Creek," said infrastructure in place that lets us pursuing" development at Rock Gov. Justice. get to the work of creating new jobs Creek as has been planned since its WVANGAdjutant General James and business for West Virginia," Gov. inception. Hoyer said.the opportunities are "all Justice added. "We are going to continue to work what was originally proposed for" at Original plans had called for a ~o make sure it is utilized to its the site by the National Guard but $100 million four lane road into the highest and best use," Thrasher ~hc ~eed dictatec that movementbe site, however, use of the existing said. made now. haul road with $30 million in Gov. Justice says immediate economic activity to begin, at former Hobet mine site West Virginia Army National Guard to establish primary mobility training center for the militaryat Rock Creek The journey not the arrival matters. The world is a book and those who do not travel read NOTICE only one page. Make A Difference --St. Augustine Donate Volunteer Foster Adopt. Janet L. Richmond, BSW LSW, Regional Director Children's Home Society of WV. --T. S. EliotPhone 304-647-3430. Fax- 304-~ 647-3589. *** Addiction Screenings They change their climate, not their soul, who rush across the sea. Narconon can help you take steps --Horace to overcome addiction in your family. *** Call today for free screenings or referrals. 1- 800-431-1754. NOTICE Do you have a diagnosis of breast cancer or know someone who does? Do you need a mammogram and cannot afford one? Do you live in Summers County? If the answer is yes Walk for Her Lifetime can help. We are an organization that offers mammograms and financial aid to those who have a diagnosis of breast cancer. It doesn!t matter if you have insurance or not because we cover items most insurance does not. For more information call 30~i-288-9189 or 304-575-7026. dynamic and carefully vetted in math, science and social studies. Learn more at Patrick Morrisey. WVFL works to not be done! and if we save one life, www.discoveryeducation.com, develop chapters and increase pro- it will be worth it all! Martha and A knowledgeable taxpro, such as an life activities throughout West Tom live in Hollywood. Their enrolled agent (EA), can save you mon- Virginia and through it's Political children and grandchildren are ey because he or she will interview you Action COmmittee seeks to elect pro- nearby. They attend the Union in person and determine for which de- life candidates to public office. The Church of God. ductions you may qualify. To find one U.S. Supreme Court declared in its For more information about West nearb), use the "Find a Tax Expert" dL 1973 Roe v Wade and Doe v Dalton Virginians for Life, Inc call 304- rectory on www.eatax.org, decisions that it is legal to abort an 594-9845 or info@wvforlife.0rg unborn child for any reason economically strong and resilient resource concernslikenutrientsand for any project this year is $2 farms and ranches by providing availability. Evaluating multiple soil million. producers tools to utilize across their health assessment methods to assist For more information, visit your working farmlands." in the development of new soil local USDA Service Center or visit The NRCS uses CIG to work with health indicators and thresholds, our website: http://www.nrcs. partners to accelerate transfer and Potential applicants should usda.gov. port and consuhion, go to www.tccB.com bearing her name. The prestigious (2003), Unborn Victims of Violence or call (31(})888-1870. award is given to those who have Act (2005),Ultrasound Option USDA is offering grants for adoption of promising technologies review the announcement of An FDA-approved OTC patch can worked diligently to seek the Requirement Act (2010), Pain provide up to eight hours of pain relief so protection of all human life from Capable Unborn Child Protection innovative ideas for conservation and approaches that address some program funding available at you can get a good night's sleep. The ac- conception until natural death, and Act (2015), Unborn Child Protection strategies and technologies, of the nation's most pressing natural www.grants.gov, which includes tive ingredients in Salonpas are absorbed USDA's Natural Resources resource concerns, Thisyear, NRCS application materials and through the skin for fast, long-lasting re- to end the practices of abortion, from Dismemberment Abortion Act Conservation Service (NRCS) plans is focusing funding in these areas: submission procedures. All U.S.lief. Learn more at www.salonpas.us, infanticide, euthanasia and doctor (2016) Parent's Right to Know Act to invest $10 million in the GrazingLands:Helpinglivestockbased entities and individuals are Working adu!ts who want to return to prescribed suicide. WestVirginians (2017). Telemedicine Bill (2017) Conservation Innovation Grants producers make grazing invited to apply, with the soleschool and continue their education face for Life knows that the majority of Martha started Pro-Life (CIG) program, funding innovative management decisions, encouraging exception of Federal agencies, a unique set of challenges, including jug- West Virginians believe in theinvolvement in the early 1990's and conservation projectsin three focus prescribed burning as a grazing Up to 20 percent ofCIG funds will gling careers and family responsibilities, sanctity ofhuman life and supports was actively involved in the areas: grazing lands, organic managemen.t practice, and be set aside for proposals fromUniversity ofPhoenix President Timothy legislation which will limit or end Summers County Chapter until systems and soil health. Grant improving access to conservation historically underserved producers, P. Slottow offers advice for working adults these practices, moving to Monroe County in 2005. pursuing a higher education. For more Keynote speaker for the event 'Since there was no active chapter ~ronosals are due Feb. 26, 2018. planning tools used for developing veteran farmers or ranchers or information, visit www.phoenix.edu, was internationally known Wesley in Monroe County at the time, she "Conservation Innovation Grants grazing management plans, groups serving these customers. ~ To reduce pollen problems, have your play a critical role in developing and Organic Agriculture Systems: NRCS is hosting a weomar mr HVAC system professionally cleaned by a J. Smith, bioethicist, lawyer and contacted WVFL and. West implementing new methods to help Helping organic producers develop potential CIG applicants on Jan. 11, member of the National Air Duct Clean- author. His speech was Virginians for Life-Monroe County our customers across the country innovative cropping and tillage 2018, at 4 p.m. Eastern. ers Association (NADCA). Further facts uncompromising as he presented on Chapter was organized in 2017. She and here in West Virginia conserve systems, edge-of-field monitoring, Information on how to join the and tips are at www.nadca.com: The Find how to keep assisted suicide from states all of the accomplishments natural resources, strengthen their crop rotations, and intercropping webinar can be found on the NRCS A Professional directory can help you Io- conqueringAmerica. 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Other speaker ; each~ ot]~etJaiid~branchi'ffg-b't/t to conservationist in West Virginia. variety of climatic zones, that Incentives Program (EQIP). books--from the leading provider of included Dr Wanda Franz, Karenothers, Our Churches who support Todays announcement supports incorporate soilhealthmanagement Projects can last up to three digital content and proP.ssional devel- Cross, National Right to Life us; Pastors and individuals. We're opment for K-12 classrooms--provide Director, Secretary of State Mac all working together. This work is our efforts to help producers build systems for addressing specific years.The maximum award amount standards-based content that is relevant, Warner and Attorney General truly God's work: a calling that can't