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Page 4 A - Thursday, June 16, 2016 - The Glenville Democrat Folk FestivaL.. cont'd ... Continued from page 1A the nationally renowned folk- who will meet at Sand Fork at lorist, founded the festival, as 8:30 a.m. Also, Saturday after partofhissummerfolkloreclass ] the Parade can be fun with the at GSC. l Turtle Race at noon and the Pet The Folk Festival has truly Show at 12:30 p.m. The Over put much life into this commu- 50 Fiddle and Banjo contests nity, and given it a national and beginat2:0Op,m.onSat.atthe international pedigree for be- GSC Fine Arts Building with ing known as a preserver of registration at 1:30 p.m. Appalachianmusic,ctdture,his- Other fun events on the tory and life ofthe 19thcentury packed schedule include the and before. Most importantly, Spelling Bee at 1:30 p.m. at the the fest is just a plain fun tilne Square Dance Platform, along foreveryone,withvisitorslook- with a ton of other activities! ing forward toits enjoyment for Check out page 5B fi r a full months and with local families schedule, preparing to house their rela- For the benefit of you Folk tivesforhearffeltmini-reunions Festival attendees, Glenville during these three days. and Gilmer County made the (Editor's Note: Check out map in "1950." 67 years ago the informational pieces on the whenthelateDr. PatrickGainer, Editorial Page 3A, as well.) Wilds Porter Jones, Gilmer County Belle ... cont'd ... Continued from page 1A all across the United States and every year since 1970, and es- for a short stint ill Mexico. peciallylikethesquaredaneing For a hobby, she does em- and to hear my husband play the broidery and likes her compan- banjo. We go to the Bluegrass ionship with tile Conings Festival in Summersville,too." CEOS's ladies. In December of 1998, she In welcoming the other Folk married Glen Jones, a Ritchie Festival Belles to the county, County native and 41 year elec- she'd like for them to see Glen- trician who moved to Glenville ville State College and Cedar in 1957. He regularly plays Blue- Creek State Park, both of which grass with some local friends at see considers state treasures. severalrestaumntsaroundtown. Although Wilda suffered a "I love Bluegrass," he empha- stroke last fall,and her memory sizes, has wavered since then, she still They live at Linn on Hem- exudes a positive attitude and lock Road. wishes all of the 2016 Class of The happy couple enjoy tray- Belles a very joyful stay here in cling very much, having been Glenville this week. New Federal Rule ... cont'd Continued from page 1A give further clarification," are all defined as critical-access Pierson says. "We were never hospitalsbytheCentersforMedi- gi'ven any solid clarification el- care and Medicaid Services ther way from the state or the (CMS).Critical-access hospitals feds, and I would argue the con- have 25 or fewer inpatient acute- trary- we were led to believe by carebeds,andareusuallyatleast the state that the costs would be 35 miles from another hospital, included in the DSH formula." Kyle Pierson, chief financial Last year's decision to make officer for Minnie Hamilton in the hospital pay back the Medic- Grantsville, reportedly said the aid money went unchallenged hospitals were never told that by the state, but a letter from they weren't supposed to bill for state Health and Human Re- the clinic payments through the sources Secretary Karen Bowl- hospitals. Most of the rural din- ing dated April 5 said, "It is im- icsaresocloselyintertwined with portant to place into context the their parent hospitals that re- serious financial situation of questing the payments that way small rural hospitals ... and the made sense, he said. tremendous hardship that will be For several years, WV re- faced by rural West Virginians, quired the hospitals to sign let- if those hospitals close. Several ters stating that their rural health rural hospitals lace financial in- clinics were operated as outpa- stability and DSH resettlement tient departments of the hospi- exacerbates the situation." tals- which signaled to the hos- For those seven hospitals, re- pitals that they were billing the payingtheMedicaidmoneyfrom right way, Mr. Pierson related. 2011 to 2015 would cost a total "We've sought clarity from of almost $8 million, although both the state and feds in any the impact to each hospital vat- avenue we could (take), because ies- Pocahontas Memori~d would it had been paid since the eady lose roughly $28,000 while 2000s. so we continued to in- Roane General would be forced clude it while requesting the state to repay $1.8 million. Little Kanawha River Trail.. continued ... Continued from page 1A trash: 23 bags, 13 tires, a rusty discussed the by-laws. Mrs. sewing machine, a heavy tent Walsh volunteered to be trea- andahospitalbedcompletewith surer and was voted in.motors! Ed Hamrick said trees Kiosk construction is under- in the river can be cut and Mr. way by the CareerCenter.Hope- Chades added the silt needed to fully it will be finished by the be cleared off the steps at the 16'h clean up date. Greg Smith access sites. needs to be contacted about the PresidentGilbertreadthewa- i lpcati0n:,: L!tUe Kan vha ter analysis that WaS Parkwayletterconcemingfund- GSC stndents, Zach inghasbeensubmitted.Thebro- Michael Pracht. Basically the chure is on hold until after the waterqualityisgood. Mr.Ham- Folk Festival unless Donna rick noted that he saw a lot of Singleton and Deana Stewart mussels in the river, but Mr. start o11 it. It was reported that Keene said that he had seen a the Mayor of Grantsville has stretchofriverwithalotofdead shown an interest in our project, mussels. He also reported that Ted Charles reported on Make there were many invasive plants It Shine. He stated that there are along the, river but they hold the still a lot of tires and a trampo- banks. He hadn't seen many line, anaong other items in the aquaticplants.Therewasalotof river. We should plan another glassontheriverfloor,4wheeler clean up in the fall. Mr. Charles damage near Appcon, no birds was told by a police officer that near the compressor station and we might need help with ques- a lot of erosion. President Gil- tionable garbage, due to needles bert mentioned that some fisher- and otherdrug use items.Sandra men had canght musk'leant cat- Rogers said there was training fish in the river near town available for this and that E-Z New Business Reachers could be donated to T-shirtdesignswerevotedon. us. Prior to the meeting, Presi- They will be for volunteers at dent Gilbert sent an email about the Folk Festival and also for the cleanup efforts. Approx. 35 sale. The group discussed start- volunteers collected 560 lbs. of ing the "Folk Float" at the Duck RunBridgeareaafteritiscleanedthere are funds for river trails. up, but then decided it was too He would have to apply for a late to make the change. Hence, grant. Mr. Hamrick wants to see the Folk Float will start at tile what the DNR can do first. Mr. Sand Forksite.Ms.Rogersasked Bailey also stated that there are if we could get coordinates for a number of coalitions that help the trouble areas and President with river cleanups. Gilbert agreed to be the contact For the Folk Festival parade, person for that. Bert Jedamski all that is needed is to go to the said PDC will shovel the steps at lineupand have something ready the Sand Fork site and install the for the announcer to say. We kiosk if it is ready. They will will use the t-shirt design on a also cut brush around the Duck banner. Mrs. Walsh will ask her Run Bridge on the 16~h. husband to drive the truck with Juneeventsflyerswerepassed the kayak on it. out and volunteer sheets for the Next Meeting duties during the Folk Festival, Thenextmeeting was heldon Jim Bailey said he talked to June 13,2016at5:30p.m.atthe someone with DOH Scenic GlenvillehmConferenceRoom. Highways. There are no funds Minutes submittedhy: Anita torbywaysorwalkingtrails,but Toth Simpson i The Glenville Pathfinder - Glenville, WV 26351 OOO OOO Continued from page IA 'Back to School Bash' needs YOUR help to purchase school supplies! Often purchasing backpacks and school supplies are an ampli- fied burden that many families are unable to undertake. Without the necessary tools in the toolbelt for s uccess, many youth struggle from the first day of school throughout the entire year. The Gilmer County Family Resource Network (FRN), along with several other groups in Gilmer County, host a"Back to School Bash" in August, which is planned tbr Tues., Aug. 2 this year, for families to attend an evening of activities while youth are able to get necessary school supplies. Due to funding cuts. however, this year, they need your help! The FRN's group has already purchased 264 backpacks, but they are seeking supplies. These items include: No. 2 pencils, rulers, crayons, tissues, notebooks, folders, glue, erasers, binders, and other supplies. All donations are greatly appreciated and can be dropped off at FRN, CRI (on Main Street), the Gilmer Public Library, or Dollar General. The deadline to donate supplies is Fri., July 29. For more information,you can contact FRN Executive Director Jessica Greenlief at 304-462-7545 or email gihnercountffrn@ gnudl.com This will benefit all of Gilmer County's children. Folk lest set, June 15-19 The 2016 West Virginia State Folk Festival will take place this Thurs.-Sat.. June 16-19, it was announced at the May 2 Glenville City Cotmcil meeting, with "Early Bird Jamming" at the Historic Holt House on this Wed. evening, June 15. The Parade will begin at 11:00 a.m. on Sat.. June 18. Check out page 5B for a complete schedule ofevents.*Note: The Quiit Show has been cancelled for this year due to illnesses. Reorganization of Historic Landmarks Commission The annual reorganization meeting of the Historic Landmarks Commission will be at 1 p.m. this Thurs., June 16, 2016 at the Gilmer County Historical Society. If you know anyone who might be interested in serving on the commission, please let them know about this meeting! Veterans Flag Unit Info for Folk Festival Parade The Veterans Flag Unit will meet across from Pizza Hut in parking lot for the Parade around 10:30 a,m., Sat., June 18, 2016. Camp, June 26-30 Attention 4-Hers! There's a mystery to solve! 4-H Camp this year has a"Scooby Doe" theme and will be held June 26-30 at the Gilmer County Rec Center. All children, not just 4-Hers, are welcome to attend. Regular camp is open to those age nine, as of Sept. 30, 2016. to age 21. Clover Bud Camp is for those ages 5-8 and will run June 27-29. For more information, contact the Exten- sion A at 304-462-7061. 17 At 3 p.m. on this Fri., J une 17, State Senator Kent Leonhardt (R- 2nd District) and the Gilmer County High School Class of 1981 will honor the memory of Chief Warrant Officer Robert D. Taylor with the naming of the bridge crossing Leading Creek on Hemlock Run Road in Troy. Mr. Taylor ~rew up on Hemlock Run Road, :i formefl~ S]~ruce Run, a1~'~e'-~d~ed Troy Elementary. He w:~nt On to graduate from Gilmer County High School and attended Glen- ville State College until he enlisted in the United States Army. He died at the age of 28 while serving his country between North and South Korea. Parking for the dedication will be available in Talbott's field adjacent to the bridge. Please bring a lawn chair. A reception and tour will follow at the new Leading Creek Elemen- tary School in Linn. Little Pioneer Football and Cheerleading sign ups June 24 All boys and girls, who will be in Pie-K-to-6 grades during the 2016-17 school year, are welcome and encouraged to sign up for Little Pioneer Football and Cheerleading. Sign-ups will be held at the Glenville Elementary School cafeteria on the following dates: nex t Fri., J une 24 from 5 -7 p, m.; and at G i l me r County High School on Sat, July 16 from 8 a.m. until noon. A list of the required items that will need lobe brought to sign-ups are: copy of the child's birth certificate, photo ID of the child's parent,/guardian, photo of the child, copy of child's report card, sports physical/well child checkup form,,and the $15 sign-up fee per child. The sign-ups are for teams A. B, and C and flag cheerleading. "Like" the Gilmer County Little Pioneer Football and Cbeerleading page on Face- book for more intbrmation. and Veggies to Darker greens. Kale, it's eaten as soon as it's for carrots with green Swiss chard, and mustard picked."Itloses sweetnessstems that aren't wilted. greens are usually avail- every hour that passes af- ~ Peppers. Bell peppers able all summer, Cooley ter it's picked," Cooley are also ultra-tasty when says.Ifyoudon'tliketheir says. Some people even they'refresh,Cooleysays. more assertive flavor, cut eatitrawrightoffthestalk.Choose ones with a uni- out the stem and slice the Zucchini and summer formcolorandafirmflesh. leaves into small pieces squash. There are many Green beans. There are so you can add just the ways toenjoy zucchini anda variety of green beans to rightamountofflavortoa summer squash, from choose from, but always pastadish orgreen salad, griiling the veggies to lay- ichoosebeansthatarecrisp Cooley enjoys sautring ering them into vegetableandnotwiltedorwrinkled. chopped onion and garlic lasagnato spiralizingthemCucumbers. Like in a little bit of olive oil for a low-carb pasta sub-squash, Cooley suggests and adding sliced Swiss stitute. Cooley prefers buyingsmallercucumbers chard to the pan ; add some squash that are small be-because they have fewer water, cover, and let the cause they have fewer :seeds. Chop them for a greens steam over low to seeds and more flavor, salad, slice and dip in medium heatuntilthey're Carrots. Forget the hummus,or scoop out the just wilted. Look for baggedvarietyatthestore, seeds and use them as a cleaned leaves that are "When you get a good, bread substitute. uniform in color, fresh carrot, the flavor is Fresh herbs. Basil, Sweet corn. Corn on just incredible," Cooley cilantro,parsley,oregano, thecobisasummerstaple, says.Eatthemraw,grilled, rosemary, and mint are all and corn is sweetest when steamed,or sautred. Look abundant in the summer Part Two time. Snip and use them to cally grown, fresh pro- Forget slaving over a hot season eggs, salsa, duce, so look for signs in stove on warm summer chicken, or fish. When the produce departmentdays. Use fragrant basil shopping, choose herbs and ask questions whenand ripeplumtomatoesto that are a vibrant green you shop. whip up this flavorful to- colorand aren't wilted.Grow your own. mato sauce -- nocooking Where to Shop for Cooley suggests growing required! Summer Produce as much as you can your- Creamy Cucumber It's easy to find dell-self, even ifit's in contain- Soup: Soup makes for a cious,locally-grownfruits ersonasmalldeckorherbsfilling meal that keeps andvegetables in the sum- on a windowsill."It makes calories in check while you mer.Here'swheretolook: you feel more connected packinnutriti°uspr°duce" Stroll farmers' mar- to your food," she says. Usehydratingcucumbers, kets and stands. UnlessPut Your Produce to creamy avocado, and you grow your own, buy-Work In These Healthy tangy yogurt to cook up a ing directly from farmers Recipes summer-friendlysoupyou is a great way to ensure With so many seasonal can enjoy hot or chilled. that you're getting thefood choices in the sum- Enjoysummer'sbounty freshest, most flavorful mer, you'll never run out through the fall and winter produce available. Go to of delicious dishes toby peeling and chopping LocalHarvesttofindfarm-make. Here are a few fruitsandveggiesandstor- ers' markets near you. healthy recipes you can ing them in the freezer. Search out supermar- make with your summer They will be ready to ric- kets. More and more su-bounty: frost and enjoy all'year permarketsareofferinglo- Raw Tomato Sauce: long! Venous Disease Held Monthlg Can D you ˘ 'kRee 'rhese Sumptoms of Venous Disease * Aching, fatigue, or heaviness in legs . Varicose veins ° Throbbing or burning leg pains; and or . Cramping, swelling and numbness in leg