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Bluefield Daily Telegraph (Newspaper) - July 3, 2015, Bluefield, West Virginia Blu fib stall we it graph Friday july 3. 2015 a-5 Cabell county to have states 1st syringe Exchange program Huntington apr Cabell county will be the site of West \ Irginia s first syringe Exchange program which officials say will help reduce infectious diseases within the county a population of Intra venous drug users a when the use of Intra venous drugs increases we also see increases in communicable diseases or Kabul Gupta state health officer and commissioner of the Bureau for Public health said thursday at a news con Ference held in Huntington to announce the program West Virginia s rate of hepa Titis b cases is to 6 per 100,000 people compared to the National rate of 0 9 percent the hepatitis c rate is 3 1 cases per 100.000 people while the National rate is 0 6. Gupta said a these Are lifelong Dis eases very difficult to treat and very expensive to treat Quot he said Cabell county a a rates of sound off online at. hepatitis b and hepatitis c Are projected to be 12 times the National averages said or. Michael Kilkenny physician director for the Cabell Huntington health department a make no mistake about it. We Are in the midst of a sen Ous health costs in our com in Unity Quot Huntington mayor Steve Williams said Williams said past policies no longer address present needs a this is moving Forward in a Businesslike manner so we can determine what works and what won t work and be Able to constantly adjust he said the state will provide $10.cmm to the local health department to launch the pro Gram another $10,000 will be provided for technical support said Karen l. Bowling Secretary of the department of health and human resources a this Pilot program High lights the partnership of Dyhr the City of Huntington and the Cabell Huntington health department coming together to not Only acknowledge the seriousness of Intra venous drug use but to take action in helping to reduce the spread of infectious diseases in our communities caused by sharing Bowling said Delegate Matthew Rohrbach said program organizers also want to help drug users get treatment and then get them Back in the mainstream Quot when they see that some one cares about their health eventually realize that person also cares about them a said Rohrbach. R Cabell death by Cross fit hosting Wod for iraqi Freedom Veteran by Bill Archer Bluefield daily Telegraph Princeton a members of death by Cross fit on the Beckley Road in Princeton will be working out saturday morning from to a in until about noon for a Good cause the a workout of the Day Wod on Independence Day will be a fundraiser for will Thompson an operation of iraqi Freedom Veteran who served two Tours in Iraq a during his second tour he was injured lifting weights and had to have surgery for an inguinal hernia repair in Iraq a according to a a Wwods for will Quot press release pre pared by Tammie Cooper Cooper wrote that Thompson became ill shortly after the surgery and later Learned that he had multiple lung problems. A the Biopsy showed magnesium Titan urn. Iron and Sand particles a in his lungs Thompson had to undergo a double lung trams Plant a today in a doing Good a Thompson said As he and his father enjoyed a morning baseball game feat eng the Princeton Kays played the Greenville astros in a Day game at Hunycutt Field a i still have to carry oxygen with me wherever i go but i feel blessed a Chris Gamallo co owner of death by Cross fit said that one problem that the Thompson family has is to get yearly Mold testing of their Home a a that a something that we thought we could help with a Gamallo said death by Cross fit members and guests will be trying to raise $1,000 in the wods for will to cover the expense of the Mold treatment a Independence Day 2015 is going to be about something bigger than ourselves a Cooper wrote. A a let a do a Wod in Honor of what will Thompson can not do a a death by Cross fit is located at 295 Beckley Road in Princeton Contact Hill Archer at Barchers i of online com a amp a Pocahontas division exhibit provides images of historic railroading by Bill Archer Bluefield daily Telegraph Bluefield a historic photos and priceless artefacts helped bring the glory Days of railroading alive thursday evening at the opening of a new exhibit in the Paine gallery of the Bluefield area arts Center. Arts Center executive director Betty Brainerd worked with Becky George archivist of the Eastern regional Coal archives and Eva Mcguire librarian of Craft memorial Library to pres ent an exhibit that provided an insiders View of life in the Pocahontas division of the Norfolk amp Western railway a Betty did most of the work a George said a Eva and i just helped a Mcquire a help came in Handy when Clayton Mcchesney asked a ques Bon about one of the ten sits on display on a Case containing an assortment of Silver and flatware that used by travellers who took their meals in the dining cars of then amp a passenger staff photo by Erie Dinovo closer look. Dorris sue Kantor gets a close look at a picture during the opening reception tor the Pocahontas division of a amp a railway s historical Memorabilia collection at the Paine gallery in the Bluefield area arts Center in Bluefield thursday. The show will remain in the gallery through july 31. Trains. The utensil in question was shaped like a safety razor but had Short Teeth like a toy Rake. A it was used for boning Mcguire said state Delegate Marty Gearheart r Mercer grew up in a Railroad family. Almost All of the artefacts reminded him of the tools his father and Grandfather used a i remember my Grandfather coming Home from work carrying a Light like that one a Gearheart said a these things bring Buck a lot of Good memories then amp a exhibit will he on display in the Paine gallery through the month of july a Contact Hill Archer at Barchis Rui by Ion it be com arrests made in Claypool Hill store robbery by Creg Jordan Bluefield daily Telegraph Claypool Hill a. A arrest have been made in the Case of a robbery at a Claypool Hill store Brandon Yates and Mary Mitchell Gilbert no Ages available and both from Buchanan county. Va., face charges including two felonies and five miso m earn irs according to major Hamid heat Ley of the Tazewell county sheriff s office Gilbert made a full con tension when she turned herself in to authorities wednesday evening. Heatley said Gilbert is being held at the regional jail in Abingdon. A on a secured Bond and Yates is at the regional jail in Haysi. A. On a secured Bond Heatley stated. The robbery was reported the evening of june 26 at the food City grocery in Claypool Hill. A purse Eon taming some credit cards a Check Book and Cash were stolen Yates and Gilbert were allegedly driving a Maroon car lacking front or eur License plates Heatley said. Classic. Continued from a-1 was something Good to follow a it gives you a Good visual and it helps a lot seeing a Guy making putts and playing aggressive a he Wasny to the Only one ban Davis from England and Japan import Ryo Ishikawa were tied for fourth with a 64 golfers were tied for sixth with a 65. Including Greg Owen. Andrew Svir Tykia Brandon Todd. Chad Collins. Kevin a and Kevin Chappell perhaps the biggest Story was the play of Tiger Woods who looked More like his old self finishing with a 4 under 66, and was one of 12 players tied for 12th plate it was his Tiest opening round score since a 66 at the Bow championship in 2013. Wood has been saying for weeks that he is getting Chis or to finding his game which has led to 14 major championships now if Only he can keep it up for three More Days a Well i Felt like i Wasny to very far away a said Woods who is playing just his eighth tournament of the year having finished tied for 69th. 71st, and missing the Cut at the c s open in his last three events a i know people think in a crazy for saying that but i just Felt like i was not that far i just had to make a couple of Little tweaks and i Felt like i pulled that off a a others tied with Woods at 66 included Justin Leonard. Paul Casey Hill Haas and former Greenbrier classic Champion Jonas Blixt Tazewell product Garland Green started the Day with a i under 35 on the front nine. But struggled from there Fin Ishing with a 7 Over 75 a it was a great experience 75 in t a Good number but i am not too disappointed a said Green who was seen on the practice putting Green Long after most players had left for the Day a i had fun out there that is Al that mat ters a weather conditions were Ideal earlier in the Day with overcast skies but no wind and Little rain that changed in the afternoon but players were still Able to shoot for the holes a the rain was kind of annoying the whole Day a said Keegan Bradley a for Mer major Champion who finished with a 68 a it s Deli nicely a lot More difficult to play this course in the rain than it Isnit so i kind of got a bad end of the draw there. Hopefully Well get some Good conditions in the morn Inge no one struck shot better on greens than Geon Mcneill and Justin Trio Mas they both recorded aces on the 18th Hole which meant Money for everyone Greenbrier owner Jim Justice gave ski Hills to each fan around the Green after Mcneill s Ace. And $5<x> when Thomas did it later on in All. Justice gave nearly $200,000 to fans and $75,000 to Chanty Lur those two shots. One More Ace on the 18th this week will yield $1,000 for each of those Lucky fans a i Wasny to exactly thinking that Over the shot but after i made it and kind of got through celebrating i was like yeah everyone Here is going to get 500 Bucks because you could see every one was going Thomas said a it s All the More reason for them to get excited than just to see an Ace a it was Mcneill s second straight round at the Greenber with a Hole in one he had one on the final Day last year finishing Sec Ond in the event behind Angel Cabrera despite the knowledge that his sister had died earlier that Day a it s interesting to say the least i Don t know what to say other than there s lots of Luck said Mcneill who finished with a 67 a obviously you have got to hit a Good shot but there s a lot of Luck involved for it to go in Quot Cabrera finished with a 71. Other defending champions in the event included Scott Stallings 69 and Blixt 66. Stuart Appleby and Ted Potter or. Are not playing this week a i am very Happy to be Back and to it be Here at Greenbrier Quot said Cabrera through a translator a to come Back As a defending Champion its very important for a player every player likes to come Back where he has won Quot the Greenbrier own Bubba Watson played late in the Day in the rain. And finished with a 3 under 67, including a pair of birdies to finish the round a i was telling some other Guys that was 2 under before the rain and i was i Over Dunn the rain and then 2 under after the rain Quot Watson said a i need it not to rain it was a Good Way to finish other scores of interest included Davis love 111 68 ,. John Daly 68 Steve Strieker 69vijay Singh 70 and web Simpson 71. Robert Allenby s 77 was the High score Peter Uihlein with Drew with a neck i Yury on his 12th Hole. While All eyes will be on Langley As the Leader when the second round begins this morning no one will get More attention than the biggest name in the game a the people Here Are fantastic. They treated me with so much respect and kind Ness the last time i was Here and even though i missed the Cut the people Here Are just so Friendly and it was Nice to come Back to a very Friendly place a said Woods who missed the Cut at the Greenber in 2013. A these people Here really support Golf they love their sport Quot everyone seems to lie an outdoors Man Here and they come out Here and just sup port the Contact or urn Woodson at bwootlvm1 Bitt mime com forum. Continued from a l the West Virginia Coal association is organizing the Bluefield Coal forum he added that Juliet a Terry i organizing a business amp Industry Council event that will follow the forum from i 4 p in also at the Quality inn and conference Center the hic meeting is titled a policy amp Progress. Meachum said that although the forecast for the Coal Industry has been dismal for some time spirits remain High for the chamber a Bien Mal Bluefield Coal show sept 16 18 a we done to have a waiting list but every Slot for exhibitors is full Quot Meachum said Quot we Hope there is a Good turnout for this Coal forum and the hic meeting a he added the Coal show is Only open to people associated with the Coal Industry hut the general Public is invited to attend the Coal forum on july 23. Contact Hill Archer at Bardier Quot bum line co fireworks. Continued from a-1 Princeton Bramwell. Jewell Ridge and Pocahontas in Princeton a fireworks display will be held saturday night at Hunnicutt Field following the conclusion of a Daylong and free Independence Day Cerebra Hon the program includes a car show from 9 a in. To 2 p in. A Bounce House for kids. An adult pie eating contest a children a pie eating contest children s sack racing fare painting magic and balloons and musical performances throughout the Day beginning at 2 30 the program will culminate with a free performance by Rick k and the All fighters at 6 45 and a free performance by Josh Gratin a finalist from a american idol Quot beginning at 8 30 . Fireworks will follow the show fireworks also will be held saturday night in the town of Bramwell said mayor Louise Stoker. Stoker said afternoon Active Dies for children will be held saturday from i to 3 Fol Lowed by the annual boat race for children at 3 15 a we will then gather at the depot in Bramwell with some entertainment while we Are waiting for the fire works a Stoker said a we invite everyone to a firework show also will be held saturday at Laurel Meadows Park in Pocahontas at dusk a Parade and music also will be held at the Park beginning at 6 p ceremony continued from a-1 and called the police a Kay said a one of our officers went Down and retrieved the flags we have them bolted into the brackets now so it will be harder for anyone to steal them again Quot easy said that the town had the flags Back in place on tuesday but added that some flags will be changed out prior to Independence Day a we will Fly the Good old stars amp stripes for the fourth of july Quot he said Hie county commission will hold a Brief ceremony at 8 a in saturday to raise the new american Flag that was donated by american proud flags amp accessories out of Meadowview va., according to commissioner Greg Puckett. A we thought it a timely to raise the new on Independence Day a Puckett said a we painted both Flag poles. American proud flags amp accessories also gave us a rope with a steel came inside that will make it harder to steal Puckett said that commission president Mike Vinciguerra will Welcome the Public commissioner Gene Buckner will give the in Voca Bon and Puckett will Lead the hedge of allegiance to the Flag Freddy Harvey will raise the Flag and Hannah Davis will sing the National Anthem a it is just a Brief Public Cere Mony a Puckett said a anybody can attend a a Contact Bill Archer at Barche Roj bum line co july 2015 Takui Ket ju.,. In Ai. Kurmu Aji Wihib in Lilly 4 cookout of id kids activities saturday 9-2pm Luly la a Shakespeare Camp performance e and Beer Harden saturday 9 2pm lulls third thursday 4-hpm Vine Garden. Live jazz music and used Book Sale Only is celebrate fanning saturday 9-2pm Luly 25 a old tone games do exhibits saturday 9-2pm Fth toed ads urdu a 2pm Man a thunks a 4 pm Mayock Syf 1410 it non a a nut a pm s40 921 0340_ specializing to Fine yams and Fibert Needles and Hooka notions and patterns for the Knitter and crocheted. Drop in during business hours to and knit or stay and Crochet lessons and classes Evadale. Summer Busine is hours Tuth 10-6 a a f 10 4 a 10-2 a closed us. M in Federal si., Welt do we 24701 104 100 4229 a i

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