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Page 4 CLINCH VALLEY TIMES, St. Paul, VA, Thursday, August 12, 2010 THE BEGINNING OF A 2010 FAMILY REUNION... .This very old photo is of most of the members of the ~Wiiburn Hale family--Mr. Hale had a total of 21 children (with four wives), and 16 of them (all pictured) survived. To identify them: left to right, front row, children Hettie and Sam; Wilburn Hale, the family patriarch; baby David; Leah Boyd Hale, the mother of the children in the front row; Rosa, Lily and Mac. (The photo of Mac, and Johnny, behind her, were pasted in some time after the original group picture was taken.) In the back row, left to right, are pictured the eight children of Wilburn and Surrilda Turner Hale, who were Walter, Riley, Madora, Granvel, Clinton, Russell, Melisia and Nathan. Ninth from left is Martha, the daughter of Wilburn and Ellan- dorArtrip Hale); and at the right is Johnny, the son of Wilburn and Sarah Anderson Hale.) Mae Hale Turner, the only survivor of those pictured (who had not been born when this photo was taken), is now 97! The photo was provided by Wiiburn Hale descendant Bessie Salyer. She and other descendants of Wilburn Hale will meet for a Family Reunion on Sunday, August 15, at the Old Regular Baptist Church on Gravel Lick. ,Sunset Digital CEO updates LENOWISCO RCMC names Board on status of federal grant application LENOWISCO BOARD MEETING...Paul Elswick, President/CEO, Sunset Digital Communications, spoke to the LENOWISCO Board of Directors August 2. :Access to broadband is also a significant factor in recruiting new business to the area. ac- cording to Skip Skinner, execu- tive director of LENOWlSCO. LENOWISCO Board mem- ber Robert Raines, Norton, said, "I'd like to give credit to Paul and his staff for pulling this together. It's excellent the work they've done (on this grant application)." Since the RAN was built in 2003, Elswick estimates that the economy in Southwest Virginia has grown by more than $50 million in corporate investments and 1,200 new jobs have been created. Your ad could be here! service director Registered Dietitian Amanda Horton has been named the new food service director at Russell County Medical Ce~nter. Horton, originally from Richlands, received her under- graduate degree from Virginia Tech in Food and Nutrition Sci- ence. She completed her dietetic internship at the Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas. After grad- uating with honors, Horton ac- cepted a job as a clinical dietitian at Johnson City Medical Center, Johnson City, Tenn., where she specialized in renal diets and soon after became the clinical dietitian manager for RCMC. "Amanda's experience as a clinical dietitian will offer a new direction for our food service program," said Eddie Greene, RCMC's assistant vice pres- ident/administrator. "Under her leadership, we plan to provide more organic and nutritious foods, more patient-friendly menus and make our program more earth-friendly." Morrison Healthcare Food Services, based out of Atlanta, is RCMC's food service contractor. The company specializes in providing food, nutrition and dining services to hospitals ac- ross the country. With more than 460 acute care clients in 41 states. Morrison is one of the nation's premier healthcare food service contractors. Morrison has been widely recognized as bringing the highest quality, sus- tainable foods to patients, team members and events sponsored by the hospitals. Horton will work with Morrison's current 12 Representatives from Sunset 'Digital Communications remain hopeful that their request for a rant from the American Rein- vesunent & Recovery Act (ARRA) to expand the LENO- WISCO Rural Area Network ,~(~oN) will be approved ~ Sunset Digital Communica- 't tons and LENOWISCO LLC ~ubmitted the request through ~e Department Agriculture's of ~ural Utilities Service (RUS) in .!~lareh. Since then, Paul Els- ~fick, Sunset Digital's President ~d CEO, reported at last ~eek's LENOWISCO bi- monthly Board meeting that the qompany has responded appro- l~triately and timely to all follow- uj~ questions from the RUS agents. '."We've not been told no," Elswick said. "We are hopeful that this grant will be approved. And if so, we're looking a t a significant boost to the area economy through the jobs that will be created to expand the network.. Elswick estimates that the -grant wou-id fund expanding the- fiber optic network another 179 miles through Lee and Wise counties and make high-speed broadband service accessible to an additional 2,500 customers. This would create 73 direct jobs consisting of linemen, installers and supporting administration staff. In addition, the broadband access could create an additio- nal 375 "work-from-home" or cottage industry jobs in the area. new food Ernie's Drug and Gifts Phone 762-5800 Ernie Keith, Pharmacist Your hometown pharmacy LOCATED BESIDE FOOD CITY Pharmacy & Your Health Hib Vaccination'for All Children Haemophilus influenza type b (Hib) is a gram-negative bacterium that often resides in the respiratory tract. The infection is transmitted from one person to the next through coughing, sneezing, or direct contact with this bacteria on a tabletop or other surface. Infants and children, younger than six years of age who have not been vaccinated are most commonly infected. The bacteria can spread from the respiratory tract to the joints, bones, and brain and spinal cord. Meningitis may result, and is considered the most serious consequence of infection with Hib. Infants less than 2 years of age are most likely to be affected by meningitis caused by Hib. Infection with Hib is preventable. There are 3 vaccines curently available in the U.S. for prevention of Hib: PedVaxHIB, ActH/N, and Hiberix. Vaccination is also possible with a variety of combination vaccines. All chi/dren shou/d receive Hib vaccine. The first dose should be given at 2 months of age, and the series should be completed between 2 and 6 months of age. A booster dose is also recommended at 12 to 15 months of age. A cephalosporin antibiotic, such as ceftriaxone (Rocephin), may be used for treatment of meningitis caused by Hib. Other medications that may be prescribed for this condition include ampicillin and chloramphenicol. We Now Carry $1 ~1~, a Great Selection of $1.00 items! See us for all your health and beauty needs .~'~ $1 PUBLIC FAX # 276-762-0213 '-r YOUR LOCAL " NEWS-STATION A T '* '~' "" 11:30 AM, 1:30 PM and 4:30 PM P.O. Box 939 Lebanon, VA 24266 Phone (276) 889-1380 Fax (276) 889-| 388 11 team members to continue this tradition. "It has always been my goal to bring high-quality, nutritious food to patients and team members," Horton said. "The challenge will be how to deliver these new ideas and sustain the progress improvement we have seen in the last year. I hope to utilize the local farmers market and our experienced staff to deliver great :service with- great results." Hannah Carroll, another graduate of the dietetic intern- ship at the Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas, has joined RCMC as the new clinical dietitian. The Carroll Street Car6, located inside RCMC on the second floor, is open to the public every weekday, serving breakfast and lunch from 7-9 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. About Mountain States Health Alliance Mountain States Health Alliance, a not-for-profit health- care organization based in John- son City, Tenn., operates a family of hospitals serving a 29- county, four-state region (North- east Tennessee, Southwest Vir- ginia, Southeastern Kentucky and Western North Carolina). Mountain States offers a large tertiary hospital, several com- munity hospitals, two critical access hospitals, rehabilitation, a children's hospital, a behavioral health hospital, home care and hospice services as well as a comprehensive medical manage- ment corporation. Its 10,000 ! team members and associated physicians are committed to its mission of bringing loving care to health care. For more information, visit CASA Program to begin training The 20th Judicial District CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) Program will begin its fall training program o TueSday, August 23, for both Russell and Tazewell counties. If you are passionate about speaking up for the abused and neglected children in Southwest Virginia, you are needed--you can make a difference and give a child a voice. A 30-hour training course is-provi--de~l.- :" [ Upon completion, the volunteer is appointed by the Juvenile :" Court Judge i Being a CASA does not. require much time--only five to ten hours per month--but the ." rewards arc enormous. Find : your purpose. Fulfill your : passion. Speak up for a child! Call Carol Boardwine at 276- 889-1201 or email : to request your volunteer packet : O today. 4 New arrival Matthew and Traci Hartsok of Rockford, Illinois, are proud to announce the birth of their son, Matthew Lee Hartsock Jr. on June 21. Grandparents are Randall ~; and Nancy Hartsok, Rock- : ford, Illinois. Great-grandpar- ents are Mrs. Ella Hartsok of " Abingdon and the late L.G. Hartsok. East KY Tyme: at Country : Cabin' ~t The Country Cabin, located: in Norton on The Crooked Road Music Trail will feature East KY Tyme on Saturday, August 14.~ Admission for the night is $5 for; adults (12 and over) and $1 for] children 2-11. Each Saturday night, from; 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm, live] bluegrass music from the best in : . local bands is featured. Dancing includes clogging, two-step; free- * style, broom dances and cake., walks, t Local musicians are welcome ? to play halftime breaks. ,- The Country Cabin is located =t one and one-half miles west of" Norton (between Norton andS,, Appalachia). Watch for signs. Events at the Country Cabin -~ are sponsored by Appalachian ," Traditions, Inc., a non-profit, organization. No alcohol is per-" mitted. For more information, call, 276-679-3541. Jam sessions are held each ~' Tuesday night at 7:00 p.m. Free admission. All musicians and~ spectators welcome. Libra note J. Fred Matthews Memorial Library has now labeled the books on St. Paul Elementary School's Accelerated Reader Book List for easy checkout. Open House at Learning Center The Learning Center will hold an Open House on Thursday, August 12 beginning at 6 p.m. The Center is located at 117 Rejoice Lane in Castlewood. For more information call' 762-5700. , .: .-" Cinema City" , Stadium Theatres . i Movie Hotline 276-6794252 i'l Located in Downtown,Norton, VA ~" I ~ I -"l " ] DAILY: 5:00 PlVl ;' ~, DAILY: 12:20 2:40 4:55 ;' 7:15 9:45 PM l ]i i SCOTT PILGRIN VS lie WORLD fl-ll DALLY: 12:05 2:25 4:40 7:00 9:40 PM il "''"" 1": DALLY: 12:10 2:35 4:50 " II' 7:30 10:00 PM :[ tat BPINnJIBIIS, ]:, ~, DALLY: 12:00 2:15 4:25 :, 7:10 9:25 PM " II Bg I~I, tHI n-u DALLY: 1:00 4:00 6:45 9:35 PM --I "-'-- 11 DALLY: 12:45 * 7:45 PM iI '"=""" ! 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