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-,' ~ CLINCH VALLEY TIMES, St. Paul, VA, Thursday, July 11, 2013 Page 5 Red Cross issues safety tips for'summer - : -. - . , Safely enjoy the baach, the fireworks and the backyard barbecue/ 2 ; ......... ' _ Its time for celebrations and * Have young children for signs of heat stroke ,- hot, re’ • ~ ~ ~ ~' "' ~" " ....... ~ " ~ • Alwa s TOIlOW [he are available at • MaKe sure me person limes: at zio-lOZ,-iOll anu n a c n u m" mones of fire. lenges°r tread water until free of w thoutat home,a doubt,they shoUldone of follOWour L: :: _ i Cross wants them to enjoy their dive headfirst. Walk care- stroke: ' • .... summer and has steps they can fully into open waters. • Call 9-1-1 and move ~" ,,~ ",, L ~'°v~ , ~ ~, ,~v" .~s ~ _ ~ = , follow to be safe. * Keep a close eye and the person to a cooler place; .... " ....... 7 We want everyone to have aconstant attention on chil- • Quickly cool the body ~,," '~,- •lu, ,~ .... r " " • .... ..... . _ g eat summer, and a safe one,dren and adults while at the by applying cool, wet clothes ? ..... . said Felisha McNabb, Executive beach Wave action can or towels to the skin (or ..: : D rector of the Mountain Empire cause someone to lose their misting it with water) and Chapter of the American Red footing, even in shallow fanning the person. Cross. Whether the summer water • Watch for signs of l /i wdl revolve grllhng, going to• Watch out for aquatnc breathing problems and ll the seashore, fireworks, we have life. Water plants and make sure the airway is clear. safety tips everyone can follow." animals, may 'be dangerous. Keep the person laying i II ii il GRILLING SAFETY Avoid patches of plants and down. [ [- Eve year people in this leave animals alone. DOWNLOAD FIRST AID Ill 1 ~ I'~?~/ [ I.- ill country are injured while using RIP CURRENTS APP I I I /i ib//// backyard charcoal or gas grills. ' Rip currents are responsib!e Another thing people can do [ Follow these steps to safely cook for deaths on our nations is download the free Red Cross | [] [ up treats for the backyard beaches every year, and for most first aid app which puts expert [] barbecue: of the rescues performed by advice for everyday emergencies 1 1 i i .......... • Always siapervise a lifeguards. Any beach with " at someone's fingertips. The app ! [] I I ! barbecue grill when in use.breaking waves may have rip is available for direct download [] ! * Never grill indoors - currents. Be aware of the danger from the Apple or Google Play -" " .... not in your house, camper, of rip currents and remember the for Adroid app stores. REMEMBER THE GOOD OLD DAYS This picture was submitted by Connie tent, or any enclosed area. following: FIREWORKS SAFETY ........... " ...... ' ..... "q-ks Groce-" on Riverside Drive in • Make sure everyone, * If someone is caught inThe safest way ' to enjoy btanley t esslnger oi ram, H was m en at n t: Y includm the s . ,, _ _,__,_,_. _, .... ,,__._ .,_.. ,..... " g pet, stays a rip current, swim parallelto fireworks is to attend a public agertown ann prooamy uate rum rue x:,uu .......... ............. , awa,, from the orill the shore until o,,t -f the firework show nut on b,, Mrs. Lila Hicks, was the longtime proprietor of this store. She is shown totahngKe@ the grill out in 'the current. Once they professionals. Stayat least eena e customers who have urchased snacks Bm wno o en awa from the house should rn n up a receipt for some t g p .... p , y , tu a d swim toward feet away from the show. Many are thev9 If you recognize any of these people, please contact the Clinch Valley the deck, tree branches, or shore. If they can't swim to states outlaw most fireworks. If %........ .,."___, _ _,h "h :nf'ormation with our readers anything that could catch the shore, they should float someone is setting fireworks off I 1 7"1 1 . * Use the long-handled the rip current and then head thesesafety steps: r ' " . OOK S ana l oo[ s tools especially made for toward shore, i,; Never give fireworks to Cooks and Books fundraiser Wilder and Cleveland. Her most incorporate the sound of his cooking on !he grill to keep • Stay at.least 100 feet • small children, and always sponsored by Friends of J. Fred recent book, Tales From the harmonica into several of his the chef safe. away from p ers and jetties, re!low the mstruetmns on the Matthews Memorial Library and Moonshine Trade, pulls together stories. * Never, add charcoal Pe.rmanent.,rip currents often packaging. , . . St. Paul Tomorrow will be held stories and pictures of this Gary is a storyteller with the s!aner r!uto wnen coals nave exl, st, nearmese structures., o" l eep a suppuy.or water Saturday, July 20 from 6-8 pm at fondly recalled occupation from Jonesborough Storytellers Guild, mrea y, Deen ngn e.a. ., Aaamonat water safety tips cioseDy as a precauuon.- the Farmers Market Pavilion. in several southwest Virginia con- a member of the Appalachian Y • St. Paul. There will be food and nties, with Russell and Wise Authors Guild and the Lost State manufacturer's instructions redcross.org/watersafetytips lighting fireworks always wine tastings and regional counties prominently represent- Writers Guild. . __ when usmg_g_r]lls. SUN.PROTECTION .... wears e.ye.protect on. , authors and their books, ed. Katie Meade graduated from BEACH . .L. m t exposure [o an'ect• - .t,. gm only one nreworK Featured authors include" 1[ the University of Virginia at If someone s visit to the sunhght between 10 a.m. and 4at a t me ann never attempt • • • , • • " " " " " ud" Joe Tennis, Bristol, is the ~" ~ ~ | W se w th a Bachelor s degree m shore includes swtmmmg m the p.m. and wear a broad-spectrum to rehght a d . . author of seven books that all I ir History and completed her ocean, they should learn how to sunscreen with a protection • Store fireworks in a feature or make mention of St. _: --- • "ql - _" Master's degree at Moreheadswim in the surf and only swim factor of at least 15. Reapply coo.l, dry place away from Paul, where the author held his : State University in Kentucky at a lifeguarded beach, within sunscreen otten. Remember to clmoren ann pets. first book signing in 2004 1 1 with degrees in Social Studies the designated swimming area. drink plenty of water regularly, • Never throw or point a Tennis, 44, is a graduate of 2.---._ "1 | and Education. Katie taughtObey all instructions and orders even if not thirsty. Avoid drinks firework toward people, Radford University and column- school for over twenty five years from lifeguards. Other safety with alcohol or caffeine in them. animals, vehicles, structures ist for the Bristol Herald ._., in Virginia and Kentucky before tips include: Protect the eyes by wearing or flammable materials. Courier. He has also contributed retirement. She has a special * Keep alert for local sunglasses that will absorb 100 • Leave any area articles and photos to Blue| i interest in local history and the weather conditions. Check to percent of UV sunlight. Protect immediately where untrained Ridge Country and Virginia history of the United States. see if any warning signs or the feet- the sand can bum them amateurs are using fireworks. Living. His latest works include | Katie has always been interested flags are posted, and glass and other sharp objects Haunts of Virginia's Blue Ridge .| in writing and has published • Swim sober and always can cut them. For more information, pl.ease Hi ,hlands Findine Franklin" ]I t two previous children's books: A swim with a buddy. During hot weather, watch visit redeross.org M stery of the Lost State Capito'l [ ) } | Man Called Hatchet Jack and ......... t, : and Washington Coun~ Vir The Rainbow Ghosts Katie " ,.i. ' - ii jl .o it to .:r Extraordinary quilts on display at Appalacman g Rebecca D. Eiswick is the " / :- :- ---- grandchildren for inspiring her . "i i author of Mama's Shoes anovel to write her children's books. Arts Center this summer - , set in the coalfields of central | I 1 Katie Meade was bOlr ca]nedd ' , Appalachia. Mama's Shoes was I ?"It raised in the coal amp .o.. Annalachian Arts Center is taught quilting extensively in her story, often times expressing published as the result of win- dr' l I l| || m Open Fork ,.V rgmm; ,,leasec to announce an exhib "retirement" and has aceumul- humor and joy. Anyone with an • i Wr'ter Di est '%,J Moreover, Kane has nvea and v - • ..... . ... . . nmg a contest n s g ., ; ........ ;,;,, ^c ...at 1.., ated an mpresswe collectmn of interest m qudtmg and/or fiber Ma azme .... Mama's Shoes was Kathy's current pro'ect, j is a worKea m open PorK v rgmm or t,,,, ,,, tlllK, all, .lutt o tt.au~., off . , . , • g ' • -- • ;: ...... " .... entire S-lvia Richardson Of Marion awards and ribbons from various arts sSould make a point to see awarded the Mark of Quahtycollectmn ot stories ann p ctures me surrounamg area ner y • ...:, ........... a ... .............. 'qUilt ~l|t~t~ allu ]~UliU ~llal tills snow ~ylvla Rlcnarllsou IS, Award by Writers Digest, wasfrom people who worked on thelife. Stores from a Coal Camp Sixteen of Mrs. Richardson s " • one of 50 semi-finalists for the Stuart farms, once the largest was written ,from - .e. '.remarkable wall hangings will.. • ........ fi . ,. ,., ., Amazon Break Through Novelfamily-owned agricultural enter- how ,Katms family, hved, be on display at the Center .,..lzany m ner. creauve i!re, regmns m.ost ,masterrm, ann n finahstfor use east of the M sslss worsen ann pmyea aunng me rdcnarason explorea a winems rea amsans " Award, a d a ' p .... pp'. ........ through August 31. Widely . . P • , ForeWord s Book of the Year.More information about her deca oes rrom,me ae.presston, m known as a "painter with fabric," variety ot art forms, but became Appalachian Arts Center, 'a Elswick's fiction and non- work is available on this the,m d-196( si Kat evananne: Richardson's work has been a quilter in the 1980's after part of Southwest Virginia Com- i n mer webslte rtusoano, , fiction has appeared "n u - " : , disnlaved in museums and art discovering the medium s end- munity College, is located on ous ournals and antholo www clinchmountain ress nett;oeoum ,- s times ' r J g" • • P .... r c • le s po "b"" Route 19 in the Old A chic • • cente s a ross the eastern Umted • AppalachianShe was the Author'sWmner Of Guildthe GarYcampVanoverl.ndwasMthRObserta]ibom in a ,. TD States hnadelm:g:s of heroUna ue " heavilyg embellished' ' " ' " ooal July E • " These stunnln ly beautiful HeRon Store -25 miles south Short Story Contest, the Sher- Kentucky and raise G test . .................... Wn o’ numerous magazines including" with beadwork, and the vivid ness hours are: Tuesday, Wed- wooo Anoerson bnon blory COal-mllllIlg to z rumlu, xz~ . ,. o" . . . Contest, and the Lonesome Pine joined the U.S. Army aRer exam in Folk Art Magazine, Baltimore color combmatmns and selected nesday and Friday: 12-6 pro; Short Story Contest. Her graduating from East Tennessee ..... Album Revival, Watercolor Im- mimes are at once unusual and Thursday: 12 pm - 8 pro; and nonfiction was a runner-up in State College in 1962, He spent Vlqt [ 'I" lll 'XT pressions, Quilter s Newsletter, harmonious, with exquisite de- Saturday: 10 am - 6 pm. Please the Virginia Writers Club seven years in the Army, • • Veranda and American Quilter tail and craftsmanship, says contact the Arts Center at 276- Golden Nib Contest. attending Officer Candidate TSe Regional AdultEdu- She has traveled, lectured and Sarah Romeo, director of Ap- 596-9188 or via email at Elsw ck a teacher School ..... (OCS), and Fixed Wing cation Program of Lee, Scott, palachian Arts Center. "Many of appansinfo swedu,for more consultant for the Umversl of Fhght Training School He spent W~se & Norton Pubhc Schools he~r nHilt~ in thi’ evhlhlticm tall a infnrrn.tlrm-- Vir inia's Colic e at Wise a ear (66-67) in Vietnam as a offers the Official Practice GED _ ,.. g ' "g" ' Y " n combat t 11 111 1 lllll iLL ..... ....... - APpalachian WrltmZ Project.reconnmssance a d Test (OPT) on-demand a a ................................................................... Sfie is the mother-of three, support pilot in the Go Cong local Adult Education classes. Y ._ ,. " ...... " , !i : . i . ; . . : teaches writin and English, and Province He was awarded the This is a flee 4 hour test that is i .lhr tr'v ;, ,:i. ;, : loves do sHer husband a D stmgmshed Flying Cross, the scored mmedmtely. Adults that , child n vcholcmist and shares Bronze Star and Air Medal, with pass the OPT receive a free GED Every Wednesday at 10:00 books several clusters for his combat Exam which now costs $58. Call a.m. the J. Fred Matthews ; u,,.,. .'~--,,~ ..... . . . , ', r~'~ ~',E~:=~:': ~"':~ ~,~.~:~'~'~'~'~">C-"', :':~'~'/ .; htm//www rebeccaelswick com operations. 877 RACE 2 GED Memorial L brary wall host .... . v~nthcw "kTathv .qhearer i e ,an He is the author of Let Me (877 722 3243) or 276 386.2433 Coffee Time for all area senior - ........................... .................. .......... . ........ = . . . . . • T-Rmed • IllS Rnted er,oca, hi to wr tin care.r o a of tO a '""° '° ta e t"e oitizo. Sen,ors to with the publication of Mere- humorous short stories about his pra !ce test. . .... stop by the library from 10:00 ,00,00[} il01 e01 0r " • (-Rib AIl- 0s00 ories From Dante." The Life of a life adventures (also recorded by . . ne GED Exam wu! oe g}ven a m - 11"00 a m and have a cud Pt0t0cti0n LimitedHnmlntv lnl Coal Town in 2001. This the author on a 3 disk audio In orton.on rrmay, JUly 9 at J.l. o? "coffee, tea," cider, or hot " -- -'*" collection of first-person stories, book), -a children s book, The Burton Htgh School. Call Amy at ...... ht refreshments .... m " archival information, and Adventure of Homer the Worker 877.722.3243 for more cnocomteana ngn ........ /KI'tldUUBI I ₯ IJNI: wonderful old photos retrieved Ant and his latest book The Life inTormation or to regiwSter. ;;;rutt h neY°Uroi:'eno S,intt e ...... --.__ ,...--" from famil trunks and albums and Legend of an Appalachian The GED Exam dl be gwen . : , g , g ~'F~VI~"~ -II~ ~. Y • " ......... ' .... " "'" .... Le I-Cal news"a-ers --..---. t I,I111 -II.lvm gave new hfe to the once- Boy, a rewrite ot ms tlrst book on aturoay, Judy xu at me w se area, reau m o p p , . .- , oilw th rearer embelhshment Adult Learning Center, Budding or browse through our magazme 276 762 9501 prominent Clinchfield C' g " , " .......' " ( ) - or (276)762-9591 company town, resulting in a additional stories and pictures. J: .!esting Wl ! .oeg nat a.m. selections. Make plans to come .................... i community renewal effort that His stories about growing up in_ al]f;aren Wmtt at ria!l, at by the library each Wednesday l l lutostl lversmeu lve nonnny-mm?uo.nt- ltnt Pound tn the 1940s and 50s328 OlZ tor more inrormanon continues today. " _ - . . for coffee and conversation. St. Paul, Sntutt /!1 ll.m.- 1 lUlL Kathy followed this book will keep you laughing and or to register. • For more information contact with two others focused on the occasionally bring back some . , In addition, the Regmnal the library at 276-762-9702 IItt mlI ,I --=- , ,,..= Russell County communities of fond memories. He loves to Aault Eoucatmn t'rogram oliers ", " 1 I 1 • 1 es - -- __ free Aault Education c ass .. I =era’ Viminia I throughout the region to prepare • ~ I I adults for the GED Exam For nt-r • I/ I details call Amy at 877 RACE 2 ' /VOW ' I I JI~'" -- GED (877.722.3243) or in Scott "" --!- --'- II ~.',.,%J~;l Co., 276.386.2433 or go to [ I [ www.race2ged.org. " - In 1 ' a s . ee,] l PRESS l k ) Located comer of Fourth Ave. &:Broad St. ",o? d s! L St. Paul 16646 Russell St. (beside St. Paul Fire Dept.) or anytime by appoin Contact Jerry Couch 762.9514 CV'l'imes Deadlines: Editorial copy (birthdays, anniversaries, press releases, calendar items, weddings, etc) 3:30 pm Monday Advertising (classified and display) 12 noon Tuesday Wide selection of feed, fencing, gates, pet supplies fruit & vegetable market 762-2849 Owner: Terra Minton