2009.07.03 The News Standard
See SETBACKS, A9 See CAUSES, A5 See PRISMS, A5 Meade County's Meade County's Award-Winning Award-Winning Paper for the People Paper for the People By Laura Saylor firstname.lastname@example.org By Laura Saylor email@example.com By Laura Saylor firstname.lastname@example.org By Crystal Benham email@example.com By Crystal Benham firstname.lastname@example.org Business, A11 Agriculture, A12 Sports, B1 uarantined THE NEWS STANDARD/CHARLOTTE FACKLER COURTESY PHOTO COURTESY PHOTO ,
Ground work for success Paul Benham prides his 18-year-old highlift and trucking business on principles of customer satisfaction, no matter what state the ever-fluctuating economy is in. Trotting the trot At Camp Piomingo's equestrian program, riders of all skill levels are talking the talk and trotting the trot while enjoying the amenities of summer camp. Motocross mayhem Motocross fever is in full effect at the recently revamped dirt track at the Meade County Fairgrounds. Business, A11 Agriculture, A12 Friday, July 3, 2009 Mysterious purple prisms set to catch disastrous beetles 20 Kentucky counties quarantined, state's wood industry at risk By Laura Saylor email@example.com Local motorists may have begun noticing peculiar purple prisms hanging from tree branches along Meade County roadways. What have been misconceived as birdhouses or tree placards are actually traps for the emerald ash borer beetle -- a shimmering green insect that could wreak havoc on the state's wood and lumber industry. The beetle -- which is native to Asia and first appeared in the United States in 2002 -- has destroyed 40 million trees in more than a dozen states and also has been attributed to millions of dollars spent by homeowners who have removed and replaced infected ash trees, according to the University of Kentucky Department of Agriculture. On Monday, 20 Kentucky counties were quarantined uarantined as the Kentucky's Office of the State Entomologist and the Kentucky Department of Agriculture try to control infestation. "It's important that we act quickly and aggressively to contain the spread of this pest in Kentucky," said Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer. "Kentucky is the The News Standard Meade County's Award-Winning Paper for the People Meade County, Kentucky Sports, B1 55� Volume 3, No. 39 Purple traps hang from local ash trees as the department of agriculture and entomology office try to control the emerald ash borer infestation. COURTESY PHOTO See PRISMS, A5 , Probable causes named for fire truck accident By Crystal Benham firstname.lastname@example.org The Meade County Fire Protection District (MCFPD) held a special meeting Monday night during which fire chief Larry Naser revealed the probable causes of the June 8 motor vehicle accident involving engine 42 and five firefighters. On June 23 Naser met with deputy chief Steve Slinger, assistant chiefs Terry Carter and Mike Curl and Central Hardin Fire Chief Everette Roberts to review and analyze the Kentucky State Police (KSP) report findings. Naser's report included injury mitigating factors, as well as a list of reinforced and new/modified policies for all MCFPD firefighters. "The stated goals were to identify possible causes or contributing factors to this accident, to make recommendations, and to Independence A bald eagle perches in the highest branches of a tree early this spring in Battletown. THE NEWS STANDARD/CHARLOTTE FACKLER Celebrating 233 years of National symbol of freedom lives comfortably in tree tops of Meade Co. By Laura Saylor email@example.com ven if the Second Continental Congress would have selected the wild turkey -- which was strongly considered -- over the bald eagle to be the bird depicted in the national emblem, it would still be a prospering resident of Meade County. America's Founding Fathers selected the bald eagle because it, like the wild turkey, is unique to North America, according to Demetris Summers, faculty member at Morehead University's Department of History. The bald eagle trumped the turkey, Summers said, because of the bald eagle's "regal, powerful aesthetics." "Benjamin Franklin and some others were big fans of the (wild turkey) being the national bird ... but in the end the bald eagle was the bird of the hour," Summers said. The livelihood of the bald eagle has been tumultuous in America; in the late 1960s it was placed on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service endangered species list. Summers said pesticides -- especially DDT -- and hunters were the main human perils to the bird. In 2007, the bald eagle was removed See CAUSES, A5 Fireworks shows begin tonight for Fourth of July By Crystal Benham firstname.lastname@example.org E Millions of Americans will celebrate the great red, white and blue this weekend, with picnics and cookouts and, of course, fireworks. However, fireworks festivities lead to nearly 10,000 injuries nationwide each year, according to the Center of Disease Control, which is why Meade County Fire Protection District Chief Larry Naser said it's important to always be cautious. Naser said the safest way to enjoy fireworks is to attend a public display such as those scheduled at Doe Valley, Fort Knox and Corydon, Ind. "Those displays are created by licensed commercial companies who are trained and well insured," Naser said. He said firefighters are often on hand at the shows, for quick medical response in from the endangered species list, though hunting one for any means is still unlawful -- even owning a bald eagle feather is illegal, according to Summers. Avian biologist Shawchyi Vorisek said the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife is tracking a pair of eagles that nest in Battletown -- a prime spot since eagles prefer areas near large bodies of water like the Ohio River. "Over the winter, (Kentucky) is home to anywhere from 150 to over 300 wintering eagles throughout the state," Vorisek said. "The winter numbers is dependent on the weather, if bodies of water are frozen up north to where they can't hunt for food, they will move further south in search of open waters." The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife reports bald eagles have been sighted in 42 counties in Kentucky, and their numbers continue to prosper each year since its extinction scare decades ago. "They are a tenacious creature," Summers said. "I think our Founding Fathers made a pretty good choice when they decided to make it America's symbol ... they encompass ideas of strength and freedom." See FOURTH, A5 Setbacks sprouting with Meade Co. Farmers Market pavilion Katie, left, and Hannah Thomas tend their booth at the farmers market on Tuesday. THE NEWS STANDARD/ LAURA SAYLOR Building may not be open this season as anticipated By Laura Saylor email@example.com Since the county was first awarded funds for constructing a farmer's market pavilion in January, some hoped to have the pavilion up and running this season, but those hopes are now beginning to fade. The Meade County Farmer's Market became incorporated in 2004 and has grown in popularity over the last few years. Presently, the market is held two days a week in the parking lot of the Meade County Extension Service office where vendors set up their produce booths under individuallyowned canopies. In an effort to give the farmer's market a more substantial home, members of the Meade County Extension District board drafted a proposal to construct a permanent open-air building on extension service property. The proposal describes the project as a 4,800-square-foot pavilion to be located on the extension office campus. See SETBACKS, A9 A2 - The News Standard Local faces attend cancer survivors celebration Muldraugh woman arrested in undercover narcotics investigation Submitted by the Meade County Breast Coalition trafficking in a controlled substance within 1000 yards of a school, and is lodged in the Meade County DetenA Muldraugh woman has tion Center. been jailed as the result of Boggs sold 19 Xanax and an undercover narcotics in- 10 Methylin pills to undervestigation. cover officers in April According to of this year. The inMeade County vestigation is ongoSheriff William ing and more arrests are expected. Some of "Butch" Kerrick, the pills are believed 30-year-old Alicia to be prescription A. Boggs of Mulmedication, belongdraugh was aring to Boggs' juvenile rested by sheriff's son. department narAlicia A. Sheriff Butch Kercotics investigators Boggs rick commends the Monday afternoon residents of Mulat about 3 p.m. Boggs was arrested for draugh, who provided intrafficking in a controlled vestigators with informasubstance 1st degree, traf- tion that is expected to lead ficking in a controlled to further arrests in the fusubstance 3rd degree and ture. Submitted by Deputy Mike Cummings Meade Co. Sheriff's Dept. Meade County Breast Coalition members Fay Mattingly, Ruthie Fackler, Mildred Mattingly, Jettie Burnett and Bev Morrison participated in the Cancer Survivor Celebration in the Great Hall at My Old Kentucky Home State Park on Sunday, June 28. Cancer patients, survivors, their families, friends and health care professionals gathered to demonstrate that vibrant life after a cancer diagnosis can be a reality. A special photo exhibit, "The Faces of Cancer," was unveiled featuring approximately 15 survivors of various kinds of cancer from Meade, Hardin, Nelson, Breckinridge, LaRue, Marion, Washington and Grayson counties. The members decided to make a weekend of it by leaving a day earlier and touring Lincoln's birthplace during the day on Saturday and going to the Steven Foster musical on Saturday night. On Sunday, members enjoyed music, refreshments, speakers, door prizes, free cancer survival kits and cancer resource booth exhibits. Their weekend culminated with a tour of My Old Kentucky Home. One of the survivors featured in "The Faces of Cancer" photo exhibit was Breast Cancer Coalition president, Fay Mattingly. Beside Fay's picture is her information: Fay Ellen Dowell Mattingly, Meade NEWS Friday, July 3, 2009 17th annual Threshing Days held this holiday weekend at new site Staff Report The News Standard though due to the park's closure in January, organizers had to quickly find a new venue, which was decided to be the fairgrounds. Last year, Pike said more than 200 tractors and an estimated 5,000 visitors attended the event, which is advertised in farm and ranch magazines across the country. Threshing Days is usually held the second weekend in July, though last year it was held over the Fourth of July weekend, and with its large crowds and overall overwhelming success, the holiday weekend was chosen again to be the date. Festivities begin at 9 a.m. today, Saturday and Sunday and continue throughout the day. A non-denominational church service will be held Sunday at 9:30 a.m. TOP: Meade County Breast Coalition members Fay Mattingly, Ruthie Fackler, Mildred Mattingly, Jettie Burnett and Bev Morrison attended a recent cancer survivors celebration in Bardstown, Ky. LEFT: Fay Mattingly's picture was part of "The Faces of Cancer" display. PHOTOS COURTESY OF MEADE CO. BREAST CANCER COALITION Tractors of all shapes of sizes, as well as old-fashioned farming equipment, homemade crafts, tractor versatility courses, a flea market and other kinds of home-spun, traditional country fun will merge together this weekend at the Meade County Fairgrounds. The Lincoln Trail Antique Power Club will host its 17th Annual Threshing Days and Antique Power of the Past Machinery Show beginning today and continuing through Sunday. The event is organized locally by club president and Payneville resident Edd Pike and co-coordinator and Guston resident Alan Thomas. Typically Threshing Days is held at Otter Creek Park, County; age at diagnosis 49; type of cancer; invasive lobular carcinoma; and her heartfelt words, "April 30, 2008, I celebrated my seven-year anniversary of being cancer free. Some people ask me if I worry about getting cancer again. My answer to that is `If I get cancer again, I will have plenty of time to worry about it then. I don't have time to be sick or worry about things that may never happen. Life is such a blessing and I am going to live it that way. I have three beautiful grandchildren to spoil. I love every minute of life and I have decided that if I wake up in the morning, it's a good day.'" Fay is an American Cancer "Reach to Recovery" volunteer helping those persons newly diagnosed with cancer with counseling and basic information in Meade County. She also runs the Styles of Hope Salon, giving wigs, scarves, hats and other products free of cost to persons losing their hair during chemotherapy. 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A permanent open-air structure will surely be more enticing to both farmers market vendors and consumers, and can allow the extension office to stretch its arms a little by offering extra space to hold some of its multitude of programs. The extension district is a taxing district and it's clear to see just how far our taxes go at the extension office. The parking lot is packed several nights a week with generations of residents taking advantage of the classes, services and training available there. The farmers market would be another example of tax dollars put to use to strengthen community ties -- is there a more reputable way to spend taxes? Discussions of the building's location, its shape and appearance and other relevancies are all pertinent and necessary for the district board to hash out -- but those discussions should have been hashed out months ago, not now, when the building was anticipated to have already been completed. Residents living on county roadways have a right to be irked if their road remains pocked with potholes while the county road department is occupied leveling dirt at the site of the new pavilion -- but promises are promises. If the judge/executive agreed, in writing, that the work will be done as an in-kind service then that statement should be backed; the breadth of the project should have been made clear before any such commitment was made. It's pretty amazing how something as positive as funds granted to build a community building becomes gnarled into lagging complication and untimely dispute. Battery plant, sports races are economic incentives approved at special session Two weeks ago I called the Kentucky General Assembly into special session to deal with an ambitious agenda that required urgent action and bold leadership in the face of tumultuous global economic pressures. With the session over, it's time for a frank assessment of both the positive developments and lingering disappointments of those eight days. First let me talk about significant accomplishments related to the budget, to jobs and economic development and to transportation. These accomplishments occurred because -- for the third session in a row -- legislators and I collaborated to put the people of Kentucky first. In essence, policy and problem-solving triumphed over partisan politics and historical rivalries. That alone is reason to celebrate. Now, what specifically did we accomplish? First, the legislature approved my plan to fill a projected billion-dollar hole in a $9 billion budget caused by depressed tax receipts. My plan did not raise taxes. Instead, it relied primarily on one-time use of federal stimulus funds and on cuts in spending -- hundreds of millions of dollars of cuts on top of the $600 million we've cut in the past 18 months. These cuts, as I said, will be made carefully to preserve our top priorities -- the SEEK formula that funds our K-12 classrooms, higher education, the Medicaid safety net, which in this economy is being used by an increasing number of families who formerly eschewed public help; and key areas of public safety like police officers, prisons and prosecutors. And we wisely held back some stimulus funds to fill anticipated holes in the 2011 budget. Second, the legislature adopted my proposals for creating and retaining jobs by strengthening Kentucky's attractiveness in a climate of intense competition and by nurturing our existing businesses. These included: �A long-overdue updating of our economic incentives toolbox. �Changes to attract a NASCAR Sprint Cup race, future Breeders' Cup World Championships, historic preservation opportunities and the film and theater industry. �And a resolution needed for a proposed advanced battery manufacturing facility in Hardin County, a complex that could establish Kentucky as the epicenter of the car manufacturing world of the future. Our current incentives are outdated, complicated and inflexible. With this package we can be a national leader again. Third, we created a mechanism for funding megatransportation projects such as bridges linking Kentucky and Indiana in Louisville and Western Kentucky. This mechanism will create momentum on these projects while freeing up transportation financing for roads and other infrastructure around the state. Now, let's talk about con- Letter to the Editor Dear Editor, Saturday we shopped at the farmer's market and learned that the Meade County government has not fulfilled its commitment to provide site preparation for the planned farmers market pavilion. We understand that government budgets are tight but believe the Meade County government should honor its commitment to provide the site preparation as part of the grant to fund the much needed farmer's market pavilion. In addition to supplying the produce, the farmers must also provide the shelter to sell their produce. This adds time and inconvenience to their efforts in a business that is already operating at low margins. We patronize the producers at the farmer's market and believe the project is worthwhile and deserves funding and support by the Meade County Fiscal Court. Sincerely, Bob and Debby Qualls Brandenburg cerns. I support those ideas, The one item of unfin- which included tax breaks ished business is helping the for active duty military perbeleaguered horse sonnel and people industry respond Governor's who buy new cars to competition from and houses. Update other states. But the General I put forth a proAssembly made posal allowing those tax cuts effechorse tracks to offer tive immediately slots-style gaming instead of in 2011, to raise money for as I had requested. purses and breeders Their decision will incentives. By careforce deeper cuts fully distributing Gov. Steve to other agencies gaming proceeds, whose funding has Beshear the proposal also already been rehelped the General duced in some cases Fund. by more than 20 percent. I knew this issue would I do not yet know which be controversial in some ar- agencies will bear the brunt eas. of these additional cuts or But it was time to see how much more they will who would stand up for be asked to sacrifice. Kentucky's signature inBut let us acknowledge dustry and the livelihood of the critical if unheralded 100,000 Kentuckians whose services these agencies projobs depend on it. vide -- such as mine safety, I respect differences of air and water quality, workopinion. But the decision to place inspections, public kill the bill in a Senate com- health, firefighter training mittee -- while proposing and tourism, among many that we instead increase tax- others. We will make these cuts. es or raid the General Fund to put a Band-aid on the in- We're here to lead. But as we head into andustry � was shortsighted. We pushed the bill further other difficult budget cycle, than it's ever been pushed, we must -- all of us -- be but that's little solace to mindful of the impact of the the breeders, trainers, jock- fiscal decisions we make. eys, farmers, truck drivers, And we must be prudent. My goal continues to backside workers and others whose jobs are now in be two-fold: First, help families survive these chaljeopardy. We now must assess how lenging times. And secto move forward to remain ond, position our state for the Horse Capital of the growth when the economy rebounds. World. This special session furAnd finally, the process of balancing future budgets thered both of those goals. But it is clear that the was made more difficult when the General Assembly road ahead remains rough. created new financial obli- However, by working togations -- without includ- gether, I'm confident we will get through this. ing the revenue for them. Harvey's message would lead to a `Good Day' for America I've spent years as a broad- tough. cast news anchor and these At age 3, robbers killed days frequently find me in a Harvey's father, a police studio doing an inofficer. Harvey, or terview or recording Bluegrass Paul Aurandt as a commentary. So I he was originally Beacon couldn't resist turnnamed, grew up in ing the pages of a the Great Depresnew book about the sion. His unique late Paul Harvey. voice became one of I frequently menpatriotic reason on tion the founding America's airwaves. fathers leading the "I was never one War of Indepenwho sought to make dence against King the small man tall George. But Harvey Jim Waters by cutting off the was a founding falegs of a giant," he ther in his own right once said. "I wanted -- one of radio's founding to drag no man down to my fathers. But he would have size. Only to preserve a way fit right in with Jefferson of life which might make it and Franklin, despite arriv- possible for me, one day, to ing on the scene years later. elevate myself until I at least Like them, he faced a partly matched his size." lot of adversity, but hung How different that rings from what we hear throughout the commonwealth today from those who want to take from those who work hard to prosper and give it to those who think the world owes them. They should read Paul Batura's "Good Day! The Paul Harvey Story." The message comes through loud and clear: You won't get ahead by pulling another man down. Or to put it in a contemporary context: "Mr. President, your statement during the presidential campaign to Joe the Plumber that `When you spread the wealth around, it's good for everybody' is not good for anybody." You're not telling "The rest of the story." America and its capitalist system work because it hinges on a strong belief in equality -- not equality of wealth but of opportunity. Harvey learned this at an early age. While growing up in Tulsa during the Great Depression, he witnessed a great chasm between those like himself, who came from struggling families, and those who, because of the presence of big oil, became insulated from many of the day's economic woes. Harvey tells about wearing one pair of trousers, which eventually became worn out and worn through. "Embarrassed, he walked sideways down Main Street and while doing so, spotted a chauffeur-driven automobile transporting one of the oil barons of the city," Batura wrote. "Usually evenkeeled, his temper flared. For the first time in his life, he began to feel sorry for himself -- and jealous of a man he had never met." His mother took him downtown and used $11.95 she had set aside to pay taxes to buy him a new pair. Harvey later told his former teacher Miss Harp of Longfellow Elementary School about his anger toward an oil baron he'd never met. Miss Harp's response changed Harvey's life: "Paul, never feel resentment in your heart for those who have more than you. Just do all you can as long as you live to preserve this last wonderful land in which any man willing to stay on his toes can reach for the stars." Harvey's voice boomed across America's airwaves for more than four decades. Actor and comedian Danny Thomas described it as a voice in which "you can almost hear the amber waves of grain." That voice -- unmatched in texture -- belonged to a man who added many chapters to the American story begun by our founders. And he did it without pulling anyone else down. Jim Waters is director of policy and communications for the Bluegrass Institute, Kentucky's free-market think tank. Reach him at jwaters@ freedomkentucky.com. Read previously published columns at www.bipps.org. 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Davis, lot 20 of Coyote Forest Subdivision in Meade County, deed tax $22. The Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Washington, D.C., acting by and through the Federal Housing Commissioner, to Christopher Moody, 385 Hamilton Road, Battletown. Diane Humphrey to Timothy Rodgers and Pamela Rodgers, a 0.315 acre tract in Wolf Creek, deed tax $1. Shawn Redmon to James P. Hastings and Crystal A. Hastings, 514 Madison Avenue, Brandenburg, deed tax $151. Anita M. Taylor, Executor of the Estate of Glendolyn R. Priddy, to Anita M. Taylor and Clarence D. Priddy, and Franklin D. Priddy, lot 30 and 31 in block C of the Harris Heights Subdivision in Meade County. Nancy E. Davis to Kenneth Bandy, lot 9 of Coyote Forest Subdivision in Meade County, deed tax $150. Deeds to police arrival. Upon the officer's arrival, the owner of the second vehicle was on scene and took the officer to Burton for reporting purposes. No injuries were reported. Moderate damage was done to the trailer. Severe damage was done to the Thunderbird. Report 09-0165 was filed by Officer Foster. 6/21/09 at 7:48 p.m. Edward Smith of Guston was driving a 1994 Ford. Alice Zimmerman of West Point, Ky. was driving a 2009 Harley-Davidson. Smith was traveling northbound on KY 448. Zimmerman was traveling southbound on KY 448 and stated that her mirror struck the mirror of Smith's vehicle. She then lost control of her vehicle and skidded off the left side of the roadway. Smith stopped and spoke with Zimmerman but left the scene before the officer arrived. The officer later spoke with Smith and he stated that he was in his lane and tried to avoid striking Zimmerman. First aid was given by Meade County EMS and injured party was taken to Hardin Memorial Hospital. Minor damage was done to Smith's vehicle and moderate damage was done to Zimmerman's vehicle. Report 09-0167 was filed by Officer Wright. 6/22/09 at 4:52 a.m. Katherine Hunt of Louisville was driving a 1995 Buick Skylark eastbound on US 60 when a deer ran into her path. She swerved to miss the deer and lost control, running off the roadway and striking a fence. No injuries were reported. Moderate to severe damage was done to the vehicle. Report 09-0164 was filed by Officer Graham. District Court 6/24/09 Amanda M. Mehler, 23, 8 counts of theft by deception including cold checks under $300- bond $500 cash for the 3 cases. Bradon Tyler Vowels, 23, 1st degree criminal mischief; 2nd degree disorderly conduct; 4th degree assault with minor injury; alcohol intoxication in a public placepled not guilty preliminary hearing 7/01/09. William K. Goins, 19, fugitive/ warrant not required- continues 7/01/09. Ashley D. Dunn, 25, theft by deception including cold checks under $300- pled guilty 10 days probated after 1 hour jail. John Edward Moore, 29, violation of Kentucky EPO/DVO- pled guilty 12 months probated after 6 months jail; resisting arrest- pled guilty 12 months probated 2 years; 2nd degree disorderly conduct- pled guilty 9 months probated 2 years. Latrecia M. Lucas, speeding 17 mph over speed limit- court notice 7/08/09. Kristopher T. Anderson, 28, operating on suspended/revoked operator's license- 90 days probated after serving 20 days. Cynthia Robin Greer, 43, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs- pled guilty 30 days probated after 2 days jail $200 fine; failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security- pled guilty 90 days probated 2 years $100 fine. Thomas Lee Obanion, 36, flagrant non support- 7/01/09. Ruby Lauveda Allen, 26, 1st degree possession of controlled substance/drugs unspecified- pled not guilty preliminary hearing 7/01/09; traffic in marijuana- pled not guilty preliminary hearing 7/01/09. Adam Douglas Simmons, 37, 4 counts of 3rd degree burglary; 3 counts of unlawful taking/building over $300; theft by unlawful taking/ building under $300- pled not guilty preliminary hearing 7/01/09. Danny E. Embry, 51, 2 counts of wanton endangerment; menacing; 1st degree criminal trespassingpled not guilty preliminary hearing 7/01/09. Tammy Renna Lowe, 39, 1st degree assault- pled not guilty preliminary hearing 7/01/09. Robert W. Gilpin II, 43, 2nd degree assault- pled not guilty preliminary hearing 7/01/09. Bret K. Dowda, 46, alcohol intoxication in a public place- failure to appear. Seldon C. Dean, 21, theft by deception including cold checks under $300- pled guilty 10 days probated after 1 hour jail. Robert L. Prunty, 43, 4th degree assault/domestic violence with minor injury- pled not guilty pretrial conference 7/01/09. Geovanny Tua, 19, traffic in marijuana; advertising drug paraphernalia- 7/01/09. James Robert Stiverson, 33, 2nd degree disorderly conduct; 3rd degree terroristic threatening; menacing- pled not guilty pretrial conference 7/01/09. Galen Lampton, theft by deception including cold checks under $300- pretrial conference 7/01/09. Debra J. Allen, 29, theft by deception including cold checks under $300- pled not guilty pretrial conference 7/01/09. Quit Claim Deeds Timothy Tyo and Mari Tyo to Timothy Tyo, 162 Evan Road, Vine Grove, Ky. Bill Zdenek to Wendy Zdenek, nka Wendy Hughes, 420 Nash Road, Guston. Building Permits 6/18/09 Wayne Thomas Pole, storage shed. 6/18/09 Tasha Waddle, pole barn. $27.50. 6/18/09 Larry and Joan Gagel, double wide, $82.50. 6/19/09 James Bailey, deck. 6/23/09 Joe Ross, pole barn. 6/24/09 Robert Cummings, single family dwelling, $213.86. Septic Permits 6/22/09 Todd Flagler and John Allen, Emmer Drive, Brandenburg. 6/24/09 Ky. Land and Tony Doyle, Buckler Avenue, Vine Grove, Ky. 6/24/09 Ky. Land and Tony Doyle, Buckler Avenue, Vine Grove, Ky. Retail Food Establishment Report No Reports This Week Brandenburg Police Department 6/22/09 at 4:43 p.m. Martha Cook of Vine Grove, Ky. was driving a 2005 Chrysler 300M. Barbara Lasley of Brandenburg was driving a 2005 Ford Explorer Sport Trac. Both drivers were in the turn lane to turn left onto the ByPass from High Street. Cook stated that she thought Lasley was moving and that it was her fault. Lasley was not moving. No injuries were reported. Very minor damage was done to Cook's vehicle and minor damage was done to Lasley's vehicle. Report BPD09055 was filed by Officer Singleton. Meade County Sheriff Department 6/18/09 at 1:00 p.m. An unknown vehicle ran off the roadway and struck a 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt that belonged to Tony Brown Chevrolet of Vine Grove, Ky. The driver of the unknown vehicle left the scene, failing to make his identity known. No injuries were reported. Minor damage was done to the Cobalt. Report 09-0166 was filed by Officer Ponder. 6/21/09 at 1:04 p.m. Scott Cain of Battletown was driving a 1978 Ford F-150. Tiffany Burton of Georgetown, Ky. was driving a 1991 Ford Thunderbird. Cain was westbound on Pine Ridge Road, pulling a 16 foot trailer. Burton was eastbound on Pine Ridge Road. According to Cain and listed witness, he entered into the oncoming lanes of traffic to give room to a pedestrian walking on the roadway. Burton rounded the corner and, although Cain was back into his own lane, the trailer was still partially in the oncoming lanes of traffic. Burton collided with the trailer being pulled by Cain. Following the accident, Burton stopped, assessed the damages and injuries, and then departed the scene prior Colin W. Hawkins, 23, failure to produce insurance card; no/expired Kentucky registration receipt; no/expired Kentucky registration plates- failure to appear. Joseph S. Vandoring, 20, speeding 19 mph over the limit- assign state traffic school; failure to register transfer of motor vehicle; failure to notify the department of transportation of address change; failure of non owner operator to maintain required insurance/security- dismissed. Brenda Flint, 58, disregarding a stop sign- pled guilty $25 fine; license to be in possession- dismissed; failure to wear seat beltspled guilty $25 fine. Brian L. Price, 19, failure to wear seat belts- $25 fine. Kevin L. Owens, Jr., 26, failure to wear seat belts- $25 fine; failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security- 90 days probated 2 years $100 fine; improper display of registration plates- $50 fine. Stephanie M. Cape, 18, speeding 9 mph over the limit; license to be in possession- failure to appear. John S. Hornback, 51, speeding 10 mph over the limit; failure to produce insurance card- failure to appear. Kevin Wayne House, 32, speeding 12 mph over the limit; license to be in possession; failure to produce insurance card- failure to appear. Todd Curtis, 38, failure to wear seat belts- $25 fine. Tina D. Major, 20, speeding 11 mph over the limit $20 fine. Sharon Heil Hodge, 39, speeding 17 mph over the limit- pled not guilty pretrial conference 7/01/09. Michael Lee Glasgow, 32, speeding 10 mph over the limit- pled guilty $20 fine. Amanda Lousie Matthews, 26, speeding 10 mph over limit- pled guilty $20 fine. James M. Sipes, 20, failure to produce insurance card- failure to appear. Joseh C. Taylor, 38, speeding 14 mph over the limit; failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security- pled not guilty pretrial conference 7/08/09. Kimberely Ann Stewart, 35, speeding 22 mph over limit; operating on suspended/revoked operator's license- pled not guilty pretrial conference 7/15/09. Randell Payton Durbin II, 24, speeding 20 mph over the limit$30 fine; operating on suspended/ revoked operator's license- $50 fine. Timothy M. Dunn, 28, speeding 26 mph over the limit- assign state traffic school. Robert Dale Belt, 31, speeding 14 mph over the limit; failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security- pled not guilty pretrial conference 7/01/09. Timothy Cole, 20, speeding 10 mph over the limit; failure to wear seat belts- pled guilty 7/01/09. Amber N. Odom, 20, violation of foreign EPO/DVO- pled guilty 6 months probated after 10 days jail. Tammy Lynn Dodson, 37, possession of marijuana; use/possession of drug paraphernalia- pretrial conference 8/05/09 jury trial 8/14/09. Cassie Amanda Moore, 25, complicity violation of Kentucky EPO/ DVO; 2nd degree disorderly conduct- 7/01/09. Jessica Gayle Ramp, 27, use/ possess drug paraphernalia- pretrial conference 7/01/09. Timothy Jay Kent, 41, 4th degree assault/domestic violence with no visible injury- pretrial conference 7/08/09. Bruce Alan Benock, 37, theft by deception including cold checks under $300- pretrial conference 7/15/09. Dennis Lee Puckett, 55, 2 counts of theft by deception including cold checks under $300- pled guilty 10 days probated after 1 hour. Timothy H. Cole, 20, alcohol intoxication in a public place- pretrial conference 7/01/09. Amber Dawn Puckett, 29, possession of marijuana- jury trial 8/28/09. Robert Carl Champagne, Jr., 31, alcohol intoxication in a public place- $25 fine; 2nd degree disorderly conduct- pled guilty 90 days probated after serving 10 days jail. James Louis Mudd, 37, 4th degree assault/domestic violence with minor injury- pretrial conference 7/08/09. Laura A. Mattingly, 28, 4th degree assault/domestic violence with no visible injury- pretrial conference with no visible injury. Tabitha M. Parrish, 20, theft by unlawful taking/shoplifting- pled guilty 30 days probated 2 years. Jennifer Jo Carman, 30, 4th degree assault/domestic violence with no visible injury- pled guilty 12 months probated 2 years. Juan Pedro Resendez, Jr., 26, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs- 8/05/09. Ronald Wayne Henry II, 31, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs- $100 COURT Friday, July 3, 2009 fine. Joshua Daniel Medley, 30, operating on suspended/revoked operator's license- pled guilty $50 fine. Althea Ivette Dean, 36, operating on suspended/revoked operators license- 30 days probated 2 years $100 fine; failure of owner to maintain required insurance/securitypled guilty 6 months probated after 10 days jail $1000 fine. Nathan D. Schardien, 21, following another vehicle to closely- $25 fine; license to be in possession$50 fine. Hezekiah Zebulon Renville, 29, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs- pled guilty $200 fine 30 days probated after 2 days jail. Anthony T. Blanford, 19, speeding 19 mph over the limit- assign state traffic school. David Printis Bolin, Sr., 54, speeding 26 mph over/greater- $50 fine. Dewan Lamar Ditto, 37, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security- pretrial conference 7/08/09. Loretta Lynn Sutherland, 40, failure to wear seat belts- $25 fine; failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security- pled guilty 90 days probated 2 years $100 fine. Joshua Keith Mead Eley, 30, speeding 18 mph over the limit- $30 fine; no/expired registration plates$25 fine; failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security- 90 days probated after 11 days. Christhopher Dewayne Liner, 30, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs7/01/09. Billy J. Mattingly II, 20, theft by unlawful taking/shoplifting- pled guilty 30 days probated 2 years; 6 counts of theft by deception including cold checks under $300- pretrial conference 7/01/09. Jennifer K. Benningfield, 24, possession of marijuana; use/possess drug paraphernalia; careless driving; operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugspretrial conference 7/01/09. David Dwayne Allen II, 37, alcohol intoxication in a public place; possession of marijuana- jury trial 8/28/09. Jason Leo Priest, 33, alcohol intoxication in a public place; possession of marijuana- pretrial conference 8/28/09. Jason Eugene Payne, 29, 4th degree assault/domestic violence with minor injury- pretrial conference 7/01/09. Anthony Stephen Stout, 35, alcohol intoxication in a public place; 1st degree disorderly conduct- jury trial 8/14/09. Scott Michael Fackler, 38, reckless driving; operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/ drugs- continues 8/05/09. Carl Wayne Sydnor, 45, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs- 7/01/09. Thomas Hogan, 24, 3 counts of theft by deception including cold checks under $300; 3rd degree criminal mischief- continues 7/01/09. Charles R. Hardesty, 43, probation violation- pretrial conference 7/29/09. David A. Dowell, 26, probation violation- preliminary hearing 7/29/09. Christopher Jason Russell, 35, probation violation- 7/01/09. Jesse J. Ford, 22, probation violation- failure to appear. Douglas Lee Long, 21, probation violation- 20 days jail. Travis Dwayne Coogle, 29, probation violation- failure to appear. Charles T. Jefferson, Jr., 48, probation violation- 7/29/09. Frank Wayne Ballard, 40, probation violation- failure to appear. Althea Ivette Brown, 36, probation violation- 20 days jail. William Lee Puckett, 31, probation violation- failure to appear. Donnie G. Dame, 52, probation violation- 7/29/09. Rommel J. Breffe, 42, probation violation; 2 counts of theft by deception including cold checks under $300- pled guilty 6 months probated after 5 days. Phillip A. White vs. Rebecca C. Fleming, domestic violence- EPO entered. William Hayes Edelen, IV, 28, flagrant non support- preliminary hearing 7/15/09. Amy L. Thomas, 43, 5 counts of theft by deception including cold checks over $300- pled not guilty preliminary hearing 7/15/09. Sue A. Nadeau, 56, theft by unlawful taking/shoplifting over $300; receiving stolen property over $300-waive grand jury. Lester Andrew Miller, 27, 2 counts of 1st degree possession of controlled substance/drug unspecified- pled guilty 12 months probated after 90 days jail. Aaron Dennis Kissel, 26, driving DUI suspended license- pled guilty 12 months probated after 90 Meet & Greet The News Standard staff will be at the Meade County Fair! The News Standard is here for the people of Meade County and we would like for you to visit us at our booth! You can register to win � four tickets for Holiday World. � four tickets for Lincoln "A New Theatrical Experience" � a subscription to The News Standard Sue Shacklette Cummings Publisher Charlotte Cummings Fackler General Manager Laura Saylor Editor Crystal Benham Staff Reporter Lindsey Corley Staff Reporter Ben Achtabowski Sports Editor Remle Wilkerson Customer Service Representative Tennille Trent Customer Service Representative Shelby Snider Typesetter Monday thru Friday 5 to 7 p.m. MONDAY Laura Saylor � Ben Achtabowski TUESDAY Charlotte Fackler � Sue Cummings WEDNESDAY Remle Wilkerson � Tennille Trent THURSDAY Sue Cummings � Shelby Snider FRIDAY Lindsey Corley � Crystal Benham See COURT, A10 Friday, July 3, 2009 Causes From page A1 learn from this incident and take prudent and reasonable steps to prevent a similar occurrence," Naser said. "The KSP accident report was reviewed by all members and the photos of the accident were examined." Naser said based on the report, the photos and statements from the injured firefighters, the following items were identified as contributing factors of the accident: "the inertia of engine 42 as it came out of the curve on Brandenburg Road was in a straight line towards the bank; this inertia was carrying the vehicle; driver familiarity with the unit was a factor; po- tential vehicle that stopped in the lane of travel of engine 42 requiring an evasive maneuver; possible variations in road curve due to modifications during construction." Naser, Carter, Curl, Slinger and Roberts concluded that because the doors of the cab remained closed, all firefighters remained and seat belts, bunker coats and bunker pants helped reduce the amount of injuries firefighters sustained. It was also determined that the vehicle operator, Theresa Day, kept the vehicle under the posted speed limit. Naser cited the following policies that will be reinforced to firefighters: "seat belts shall be used on all MCFD vehicles anytime the vehicle is in motion -- this is our policy; it is also state law; dressing in full personal protective equipment prior to boarding the apparatus ... and due regard for the safety of all using the roadway shall continue to be stressed when responding to alarms." Naser, Carter, Curl, Slinger and Roberts are also enforcing new policies and modifying some old ones that will require all fire trucks and privately owned vehicles to use the left lane when driving on any multi-lane highway when responding to a code three emergency -- or when sirens and lights are in use. An apparatus and resource staging policy was also implemented that will reduce on-scene clutter and congestion and "this will be presented to the County Fire Chiefs Association for consideration of adoption on a countywide basis," Naser said. The district will modify its drivers training program to include a yearly insurance, Fayette, Franklin, Gallatin, Grant, Harrison, Henry, Jefferson, Jessamine, Kenton, Oldham, Owen, Pendleton, Scott, Shelby, Trimble and Woodford. Meade County district forester Steve Gray said some of the purple traps were hung last year, though no beetles were found in Kentucky until recent weeks. "About 5,000 or 6,000 have been put up across the state this year," Gray said. "The heaviest concentration was put in the northern counties, NEWS The News Standard - A5 was moved by vice chairman T. Parker, seconded by board member Dee Decker, and unanimously accepted. Bosemer said the district has applied for a grant in order to replace the damaged pumper truck. "The specifications that were put in on that grant were used as a basis to go out and see what it would cost us to replace that apparatus," he said. "In addition, we asked the companies if they had a demo that's available or some other options applicable to also provide those. We have ... seven companies that have responded and some of them with up to three options." Bosemer said those various apparatus options range in price from $185,000 to $500,000. "I think it's upon us (the board) to take a look at what we've received, make sure fested firewood, so several campsites and tourist destinations have erected signs prohibiting the use of out-ofstate timber and encouraging campers to burn all of their wood before leaving a site. The emerald ash borer beetle was first identified in Michigan in 2002, and is believed to have been transported there via cargo ships from Asia. Adult beetles are vibrant green and roughly one-half inch long. Mature borers feed on trees leaves while larvae education and consulting service program incorporating the use of Kentucky Community and Technical College System driver's simulator. The following statement will also be added into the apparatus operator policy: "Any apparatus operator involved in any motor vehicle accident on the highway or roadway shall be placed on administrative leave from driving district apparatus until that operator has completed a remedial driver/ operator program and is released by the training officer and chief to return to regular driving duty. "A review of the agreed insurance value for all MCFPD vehicles should be conducted at this time and increased values assigned to all vehicles." Chairman Martin Bosemer asked the board for a motion to accept the report, which especially ones that border the Ohio River." Gray said the traps -- which are purple to attract the beetles -- are used to help researchers identify where the infestation begins. "(The traps) are not used as a prevention method, but as a way to slow down the invasion and help identify how big the infestation is," Gray said. Areas under quarantine are limited in the ash products permitted to be shipped out of the location. The beetle can spread by moving in- we all agree on the standards and the specifications for the replacement vehicle, and then we move forward and see what the options are with new vehicles or demo vehicle ... that can be used," Bosemer said. Bosemer said the district wants to ensure firefighters have all the essentials needed to do their job and is continuing to work hard on its goal of decreasing insurance rates for residents within the district, by having accident response times of less than eight minutes, a large number of firefighters respond, as well as a large number of firefighters who are state and internationally certified. The board unanimously voted to weigh and evaluate the options of purchasing a new apparatus and have a recommendation at the July meeting. Prisms From page A1 nation's third-largest producer of hardwood lumber. This industry is responsible for thousands of jobs and generates millions of dollars of economic activity in Kentucky." The quarantine was issued by Farmer, state entomologist John Obrycki and M. Scott Smith, dean of the The emerald ash borer beetle poses a serious threat to wood industries. COURTESY PHOTO University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, for the following counties: Boone, Bourbon, Campbell, Carroll, burrow into trees and feed on the bark, sabotaging the trees' ability to transport water and nutrients to its canopy. Infected ash trees -- the only type of tree the beetles attack -- are identifiable by the D-shaped exit holes the insects leave on the trunk, according to the UK College of Agriculture. Anyone suspecting an infestation should contact the USDA Emerald Ash Borer Hotline at 866-322-4512 or the Office of the State Entomologist at 859-257-5838. PINS pet adoption works at Orscheln Farms Submitted by Annette Hornsby PINS Public Relations Would you like a new puppy or kitten? Or perhaps an older cat or dog? For only $20 you can adopt a new pet. The $20 fee includes a free spay/neuter compliments of the Meade County Pets In Need Society (PINS). Every Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. you can choose your new pet at the Orscheln Farm and Home store in Radcliff. Orscheln is a modern farm store that opened in May, offering products for farm and home needs, including pet supplies. The store is located in the former Winn-Dixie building on East Lincoln Trail in Radcliff, behind the McDonald's. Store manager Erich Sunde said the store wants to be involved in supporting the local community. He asked one employee, Tori Snyder, to find a local organization for a partnership, and that eventually lead her to PINS. PINS members Connie Mullins and her sister, Shirley Haines, volunteered to lead the project. PINS donates the manpower to run the adoption center on Saturdays and Orscheln donates the space with necessary crates and fenced areas. Also, the Orscheln employees help with the process by setting up the display area, walking and watering dogs and helping with clean up. The store also sends each adoptee home with a leash, collar, food and toys. PINS gives each pet adoptee a certificate for a free spay/ neuter while the Meade County Animal Shelter provides a gift of Frontline, Heartguard, and coupons. On June 20, five dogs and puppies found loving homes. This past weekend three lab puppies got new forever homes, along with a Chihuahua mix named Radar, a German shepherd mix pup, two adult cats and one kitten. In addition to the take home gifts, Sunde has a drawing for people who adopt a pet. This week Morgan Fuller won a pet basket valued at $100. Volunteers this week were PINS members Connie Mullins, Shirley Haines, Don Frenzl, Annette Hornsby and Laura Saylor. New members and volunteers are always welcome. To join PINS or to volunteer, call the PINS message center at 270-422-3838. To adopt a new pet today call Tom or Jason at the Meade County Animal Shelter at 270-422-2064. SCHOOL OF PHLEBOTOMY Treat your eyes right! Center for Phlebotomy Education LeClair Optical Now accepting applications for our August day and evening classes, and our October day class. Seating Limited -- call for your application today. Classes are held in Corydon, Indiana in the former location of Limeberry Lumber, near the north bridge on North Capitol. Call today for an appointment! For more information call: 270-351-5367 171 E. Lincoln Trail Radcliff, Ky 40160 812-738-5700 AC-0193 When Quality Counts THE NEWS STANDARD/LAURA SAYLOR (Back) Connie Mullins, Shirley Haines, Annette Hornsby, Tori Snyder, (front) Erich Sunde, Missy Ottersbach and and Don Frenzl helped give six cats and dogs a home on Saturday by helping at a pet adoption day held at the Orscheln Farm and Home store in Radcliff, Ky. M Y E RS Concrete Products Septic Tanks � Cisterns � Storm Shelters Rebars � Wire Mesh/Fibers � Sealing Compound KRMCA Level II Concrete Technician ACI Concrete Field Testing Technician on Staff M 422-2858 � 877-639-6850 160 Olin Road (Hwy 933) � Brandenburg Locally Owned & Operated Since 1985 Once again our community, along with our family has proven to us its commitment to the support of the Matt Pike Memorial Truck and Tractor Pull. Despite the heat, we were able to beat last years gate numbers, and raise a total of $50,000. "Pullin' For a Dream" THANKS TO: Fourth From page A1 case an emergency occurs. He warned that Kentuckians who purchase their own fireworks should understand which are legal and illegal. "(Fireworks) like sparklers, smoke grenades, and showering cones -- things that don't leave the ground -- are considered legal in the Commonwealth of Kentucky," Naser said. Roman candles, Texas Twisters, rockets, and any other firework that would "produce a projectile, in other words anything that leaves the ground are considered illegal in Kentucky," Naser said. "The biggest mistake people make is thinking fireworks are kid-friendly," he said. "Especially with sparklers, which actually reach between 800 to 1,000 degrees." Naser and other firefighters from the district will accompany Doe Valley employees during their annual fireworks display on the dam along Hwy. 933 on Saturday. The show is free and will start just after dusk. Non-Doe Valley members are welcome to attend and are asked to park in the designated areas off the highway. Other local fireworks shows �A display in Corydon, Ind. will begin tonight after dusk around 10 p.m. at the Old Capital Golf Club located at 1605 Hwy. 62 North East. Lawn chairs and blankets are welcome on the greens and the event is open and free to the public. �Fort Knox will celebrate the nation's 233rd birthday Saturday beginning at 11:30 a.m. with a "Salute to the Nation" ceremony at Brooks Field where canons will fire 51 shots. Visitors can also enjoy a free music concert at Keyes Park by "The Spare Change Band" of Kentucky. Lawn chairs and blankets are welcome, and patrons are welcome to stay for the 15 to 20 minute fireworks show that will directly follow the concert. Those interested in attending the day's events should enter any Fort Knox gate off Hwy. 31W (Dixie Hwy.) and must be able to provide a driver's license, proof of insurance and registration. Visitor's passes are not required for the day. � Those who helped clean up before and after � Those who helped work the gate � Those who parked cars � Those who served & prepared food � Those who sold t-shirts � The pit workers, for the top notch organized show � Those who donated, bought from, and organized the silent & live auction � Bounce house workers who helped entertained our youngsters � Those who bought split-the-pot tickets & donated the winnings back � Our office staff � Equipment operators � Most importantly to the 3800 plus people that paid to get through the gate � The local as well as out of town pullers that journeyed to the Meade County Fairgrounds to put on a show for us � Payneville Fire Department, MC Ambulance Service, Brandenburg City Police, and Citizens on Patrol � B&J Video, Amburgey Photos, George Straney & Cindy Haycraft � Meade County Fair Board � To all those people behind the scenes, hats off to you!! It is because of EVERYONE that was involved that this year was such a success. Our families are so grateful for everything that you have done for us. Nancy Pike, Jason & Alison Allen, Neal & Melissa Allen and families It's fair time! The Meade County Fair is July 18-26. THANK YOU! A6 - The News Standard Darren Leroy Clarkson Joseph Lee Campbell Mr. Joseph Lee Campbell Sr., 61, of Brandenburg, formerly of Louisville, died Wednesday, June 24, 2009, in Ramsey, Ind. He is survived by a son, Joseph Campbell Jr. of Brandenburg; two daughters, Mary Ruth Payton of Louisville and Tammy Ruth Gould of Brandenburg; two brothers, Billy Campbell of Ramsey, Ind., and Wade Campbell of Louisville; and five grandchildren. Funeral services were held Tuesday, June 30, at the chapel of the Hager Funeral Home in Brandenburg, with burial in Resthaven Memorial Park in Louisville. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the family care of the funeral home. Online condolences at www.hagerfuneralhome.com. OBITUARIES Friday, July 3, 2009 Mr. Darren Leroy Clarkson, 39, of Louisville, died Sunday, June 28, 2009, at Baptist Hospital Northeast in LaGrange, Ky. Mr. Clarkson was born Oct. 1, 1969, the son of Bernice Willis and Martha Lee Clarkson. He was preceded in death by his father and his grandmother, Margaret Clarkson. Mr. Clarkson is survived by his mother, Martha Clarkson of Hyattsville, Md.; three children, Brittany Diane Clarkson, Robert William Allen and Aleigha Nicole Clarkson, all of Ekron, Ky.; two brothers, Paul Alexander Jr. of Ekron, Ky., and Casey Clarkson of Aurora, N.C.; a sister, Shelia Hardy of Louisville; a stepbrother, Bernice Willis Jr. of Brandenburg; three stepsisters, Elaina Banks, Gail Payton and Kim Stewart, all of Guston; a grandfather, Sherman Clarkson of Ekron; and several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be held today at 2 p.m., at the chapel of the Hager Funeral Home, with Bishop Anthony Coleman officiating. Burial will be in Guston Cemetery in Guston. Online condolences at www.hagerfuneralhome.com. would like to extend their gratitude and appreciation for the overwhelming support from the entire community. Thank you for the flowers, food, cards, gifts, visits and phone calls. Joi was a beautiful woman inside and out. She obviously touched the lives of many. Sincerely, Butch, Barbara, Emily, Mike, Devon, David and Jasper Joi Marie Thompson The family of John Matthew Carden John Matthew Carden, 20, of Irvington, Ky., passed away Saturday, June 20, 2009, in Richmond, Va. He was born July 23, 1988, in Bardstown, Ky. He was employed with Titan Contracting and Leasing of Owensboro, Ky., a member of Bewleyville United Methodist Church, an avid hunter and fisherman and had been accepted as a student at ITT in Louisville, with an area in project management. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Samuel Benton and Virginia Carden; one sister, Rebecca Lynn Carden; three brothers, David Edward, James Lee and Ryan Patrick Carden. John is survived by his special friend, Ciera Hobbs; a son, Levi Jackson; his parents, Tim and Janet Carden of Harned, Ky.; a sister, Andrea Marie Carden and his niece Lydia Grace Simpson of Irvington, Ky.; his grandparents, the Rev. and Mrs. J.A. Lawhorn of Lewisport, Ky.; aunts and uncles, Bonita (Lawhorn) and Frank Schwab of Franklin, Ky., Sheryl (Lawhorn) and Lucian Lott of Owensboro, Ky., Judy Lawhorn of LaGrange, Ky., Ouida (Carden) and Ed Squire of Seven Lakes, N.C., and Samuel and Sandy (Mills) Carden of Guston, Ky.; cousins, Michelle Antie, Laura Doty, Pamela Smith, Christie Wissing, Beverly Estes, Sarah Dever, Stephanie Carden, Lora Grant, Peter Squire and Marietta Squire; nieces and nephews, Alivia Antle, Madaleigh Doty, Katilyn Wissing, Kelley Wissing, Jay and Bailey Estes, Dakota and Dylan Dever, Hannah, John, Mary and Patrick Grant. Funeral services were held Saturday, June 27, at the Harned United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Willard Knipp and the Rev. Jeff Lambert officiating. Burial followed in Cedar Hill Cemetery in Irvington, Ky. Expressions of sympathy may be made to Trust Fund for Levi Jackson Adkisson c/o The Farmers Bank, P.O. Box 27, Irvington, KY 40146. E-mail condolences to firstname.lastname@example.org. Hager Funeral Home & Monument Company Traditional Services Pre-arranged Funerals Cremation Services Monuments BILL & BILLY ADAMS "OUR FAMILY SERVING YOURS" (270) 422-2132 � www.hagerfuneralhome.com Carol Compton Mr. Carol Compton, 76, of Irvington, Ky., passed away Thursday, June 25, 2009, at his residence. Carol was born Sept. 18, 1932, in Breckinridge County, Ky., to the late Peyton and Jettie Carman Compton. He is survived by his wife, Lorene Compton; sons, Bruce (Susie) Compton of Garrett, Ky., Billy (Beth) Compton of McDaniels, Ky., and Matthew Nottingham of Harned, Ky.; sisters, Shirley Mattingly of Harned, Ky., Ressie Lemoine of Louisiana, Betty Dozer of Mississippi and Catherine Harper of Hardinsburg, Ky.; brothers, Donnie and Hollis Compton, both of Harned, Ky., and Tom Compton of Georgia; grandchildren, Staci (Steve) Moore, Jeremy (Lisa) Compton, Emily Walters and Kimberly Walters; great-grandchildren, Lyndsey, Landen and Mallory Moore, Madison and Logan Compton, Michael and Serenity Woodham and Aerielle Robbins. Funeral services were held Sunday, June 28, at Salem Baptist Church with the Rev. Donald Cole officiating. Burial followed in Salem Baptist Church Cemetery. Alexander Funeral Home in Irvington, Ky., handled the arrangements. E-mail condolences to email@example.com. Coffey & Chism Funeral Home Prearrangement, Cremations & Funeral Services Morris E. Coffey & James R. Chism Chriss Feller Mrs. Chriss Feller, 58, of Elizabethtown, Ky., died Friday, June 26, 2009, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington, Ky. Mrs. Feller was preceded in death by her parents, Jessie Cisero and Dorothy Dean Mabe Osborne. She is survived by her husband, Doug Feller of Elizabethtown, Ky.; a daughter, Angie (Brad) Allen of Brandenburg; a son, Alex Lambert of Fort Stewart, Ga.; three grandchildren, Cheyenne, Stephanie and Alex; a brother, Steve (Debbie) Osborne of Abingdon, Va.; her mother-in-law and father-in-law, Eva and Lawrence Thomas; her sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Pat and Steve Stephens; two brothersin-law, Robert and Roger Feller; a special friend, Debbie Bennett; and many other friends and family. Memorial services were held Monday, June 29, at the chapel of the Hager Funeral Home in Brandenburg, with the Rev. Leroy Routt officiating. Online condolences at www.hagerfuneralhome.com. 270.877.2245 www.coffeyandchism.com 769 Highland Avenue � Vine Grove, Ky 40175 Ronald H. Lilly Ronald H. Lilly, 67, of Rineyville, Ky., died Wednesday, June 24, 2009, at Kindred Hospital in Louisville. CW4 Lilly retired after 30 years in the U.S. Army, 22 years of which he was a helicopter pilot. He served two tours in Vietnam and he earned a Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart and Meritorious Service Medal, along with other awards and commendations. He was a member of the Vine Grove Christian Church where he attended until his illness prevented his attendance. Survivors include his wife of 25 years, Sun Im Lilly of Rineyville; two sons and daughters-in-law, John and Christine Lilly of Crestview, Fla., and Mark and Sharon Lilly of Warner Robins, Ga.; and four grandchildren, Jonathan Lilly, Jessica Lilly, Mark Ryan Lilly and Marissa Lilly. The funeral service was held Saturday, June 27, at Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home in Radcliff, Ky., with Bro. Mike Yeast officiating. Burial followed in the North Hardin Memorial Gardens in Radcliff, Ky., with military honors. Online condolences at www.nebfh.com. ABSOLUTE ESTATE Helen Ruth Love Mrs. Helen Ruth Love, 63, of Guston, died Thursday, June 25, 2009, at her residence. Mrs. Love was the former manager of Short Stop Food Mart in Brandenburg, had worked for Kathy's Restaurant and was an Avon representative for many years. She is survived by her husband, Larry Dean Love of Guston; a son, Robert Allen (Karen Nash) Love of Guston; six grandchildren, Vanessa Marie, Monica Nicole, Alexandra Christine, Robert Allen Jr., Chasity Morgan and Heather Renee Love; two brothers, Chester Raymond (Helene) Barber of Fenton, Mo., and Roy (Gladys) Kovach of Louisville; a sister, Norma Moore of McDaniels, Ky.; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held Monday, June 29, at the chapel of the Hager Funeral Home in Brandenburg with burial in Cap Anderson Cemetery. Online condolences at www. hagerfuneralhome.com. THURSDAY JULY 9TH @ 5:00 P.M. EDT LOCATED IN MEADE COUNTY at 145 Pine Ridge Rd. Battletown, KY 40104. From Brandenburg take Hwy. 228 about 5 miles to Battletown turn left and proceed to the auction site. BARR REALTY & AUCTION CO., INC. has been selected by The Jo Crawford Estate to conduct the following Absolute Auction. Auctioneers: Mark Barr, Stephen Barr, Jamie Barr and apprentices Dennie Armes and Bobby Carwile with offices in Hardinsburg and Brandenburg, KY. ORDER OF AUCTION: Selling at 5:00 p.m. EDT sharp will be the Real Estate then the RV trailer. Home #1 is at 145 Pine Ridge Rd. is a 2 bedroom vinyl sided home, 1 bath, kitchen, living room and porch. Other improvements include a deep well (county water is available), shade trees and a yard fence. Home #2 at 109 Pine Ridge Rd. is located next door to home #1. It has 2 bedrooms, one bath, kitchen and living room. It is situated on one acre with county water. It is currently leased for $300 per month. 2005 Keystone Springdale 26 ft. RV trailer with slide out, double entry doors, awning, roof air, all appliances and bumper hitch. This trailer was hardly used and is in very good condition. TERMS & CONDITIONS: REAL ESTATE: A $3,500.00 deposit per home will be required day of auction, balance due within or upon 30 days from date of auction being August 7th, 2009 by 4:00 p.m. EDT. Deposits to be in the form of cash, cashiers check or personal check with up to date bank letter guaranteeing funds. All bidders must register prior to the auction to receive a bidding number and must have a picture ID or drivers' license. POSSESSION ON REAL ESTATE: Home #1: Date of Deed, Home #2: Landlord possession date of deed. TAXES: Prorated for 2009. PERSONAL PROPERTY: Cash or good check day of auction with removal day of auction. BUYERS' PREMIUM: A 10% buyers' premium will be added to all winning bids to determine the final selling price. IMPORTANT NOTICE: All property sold "as is where is" condition with no warranty or guarantee expressed or implied. Although information has been obtained from sources deemed to be reliable, neither the seller nor the auctioneer makes any warranty or guarantee, expressed or implied, as to the accuracy of the information herein contained. It is for this reason that buyers should avail themselves of the opportunity to make an inspection prior to the auction. All announcements from the auction block take precedence over any printed material or any oral statements made. Not responsible for accidents. TWO HOMES Bethel/Muldraugh Methodist Church Brandenburg 270-422-4501 Big Springs Baptist Church Ekron 270-828-3844 Blue River Baptist Church Battletown 270-497-4877 Brandenburg Church of Christ Brandenburg 270-422-3878 Brandenburg Church of God Brandenburg 270-422-5488 Brandenburg United Methodist Church Brandenburg 270-422-2810 Buck Grove Baptist Church Ekron 270-828-2717 Canaanland Ministries Inc. Brandenburg 270-422-1087 Cedar Grove Bible Methodist Church Brandenburg 270-422-8095 Church of the Nazarene Brandenburg 270-422-4691 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Brandenburg 270-422-3656 Cold Spring Baptist Church Battletown 270-497-4500 Community Baptist Church Brandenburg 270-828-6500 Ekron Baptist Church Ekron 270-422-2958 First Baptist Church Brandenburg 270-422-3355 Full Gospel Church of God Ekron 270-828-8107 Glad Tidings Christian Center Brandenburg 270-422-2020 Gospel Fellowship Payneville 270-496-4311 Grace Baptist Church Ekron 270-828-2333 Guston Baptist Church Guston 270-547-5505 Guston Missionary Baptist Church Guston 270-547-7703 Helping Hands Ministry Brandenburg 270-422-1819 Higher Encounters Ministries Brandenburg 270-828-5443 Hill Grove Baptist Church Guston 270-422-1837 Hill Grove Church of Christ Guston 270-828-2110 Hill Grove Church of God of Prophecy Ekron 270-828-8770 Holy Trinity Episcopal Church Brandenburg 270-422-3721 Macedonia Christian Church Battletown 282-7288 Meade County Baptist Temple Brandenburg 270-422-4066 Meade County General Baptist Church Brandenburg 270-422-2739 Muldraugh Baptist Church Muldraugh 502-942-3886 Muldraugh Church of Jesus Christ of United Baptist Brandenburg 270-828-3140 New Brandenburg Baptist Church Brandenburg 270-422-3389 New Highland Baptist Church Brandenburg 270-422-3033 Patterson Memorial Presbyterian Church Guston 270-547-7283 Pentacostal Church of God Brandenburg 270-422-2478 Salem Baptist Church Brandenburg 270-4242-1399 St. John the Apostle Catholic Church Brandenburg 270-422-2196 Weldon Christian Church Brandenburg 502-635-7515 Zion Grove Baptist Church Ekron 270-828-3939 RV TRAILER THE JO CRAWFORD ESTATE, OWNER "Selling Everything Under The Sun" AUCTIONEERS � BROKERS � SALES ASSOCIATES MARK BARR STEPHEN BARR 270-547-9912 270-668-9955 www.barrrealtyauction.com BRANDENBURG, KY-(270) 422-2222 Chuck Doan 270-668-2242 � Jamie Barr 270-945-0403 Lois Rodgers � Brent Fentress 270-945-2058 HARDINSBURG, KY-(270) 547-2136 The News Standard. Remember your loved ones by submitting pictures and obituaries free of charge to Call 422-4542, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org Friday, July 3, 2009 Certain childhood behaviors are VFW Post 11404 - July innocent, nothing to be ashamed of 770 Meade County Veterans Memorial By-Pass Monday Tuesday Wednesday Bingo 7:30 p.m. Thursday Friday Sunday Saturday FAITH & VALUES The News Standard - A7 1 2 3 Dance 7:30 p.m. 4 QUESTION: That's easy QUESTION: My fouryear-old has recently "dis- for you to say. My fourcovered" his penis and year-old daughter doesn't just fondle herself seems rather preoccupied with it. Do Focus on at home, where we you think it's unthe family ignore it. She rubs herself whenever usual or sinful for we are in public, him to fondle himsuch as at church or self so much? at a restaurant. How DR. DOBSON: should I deal with The answer to both that? of your questions is DR. DOBSON: an emphatic no. UnYou should respond intentional (or even James intentional) selfDobson as a teacher, not a disciplinarian. Take arousal in young your daughter aside children, specifically boys, is neither unusual and talk about your connor sinful. Your little guy cern. Explain that there are is simply showing that he some things that we don't is "properly wired." There do in public -- not because are no long-term conse- they are wrong, but bequences to this kind of in- cause they are impolite. Just as you wouldn't nocent childish behavior and it will soon resolve urinate in front of other people, you should not be itself. The only significance to touching yourself when early fondling activity is in others can see you. If she how you as a parent deal continues to fondle herself, with it. I've received let- other people will think she ters from mothers who say is strange and some may they have spanked their laugh at her -- something preschoolers for touching you're sure she wouldn't like. Your purpose in themselves. Some have described speaking this way is to great concerns about this sensitize her to the social behavior, seeing it as evi- implications involved in dence of an immoral na- what she's doing. Show yourself to be firm ture that had to be crushed. That is a very dangerous and confident, not shocked posture to take. I suggest or embarrassed. The key to your apthat you not make a big proach is the avoidance deal over it. of any suggestion that her body is dirty or "wrong" or evil. Such an implication might raise a whole host of other problems for your child that could carry over into adolescence and even adulthood. QUESTION: My son is an outstanding gymnast. His high school coach says he has more natural ability than anyone he's ever seen. Yet, when he is being judged in a competitive meet, he does terribly. Why does he fail during the most important moments? DR. DOBSON: If your son thinks of himself as a failure, his performance will probably match his low self-image when the chips are down. In the same way, there are many excellent golfers on the PGA Tour who make a satisfactory living in tournament play, but they never win. They may even place as high as second, third, sixth, or tenth. Whenever it looks like they might come in first, however, they "choke" at the last minute, and someone else wins. It is not that they want to fail; rather, they can't conceive of themselves as winners, and their performance merely reflects this image. I once spoke with a con- cert pianist of outstanding talent who has resolved never to play in public again. She knows she is blessed with remarkable talent but believes she is a loser in every other regard. Consequently, when she plays the piano on stage, her mistakes and errors creep into her performance. Each time this mortifying experience has occurred, she has become more convinced of her own unworthiness in every area. She has now withdrawn into the secluded, quiet, talentless world of have-nots. A person's self-concept is instrumental in determining those who are "winners" and those who see themselves as "losers." Professional tennis players call this characteristic "tournament toughness," but it is really nothing more than confidence in action. Dr. Dobson is founder and chairman of the board of the nonprofit organization Focus on the Family, Colorado Springs, CO 80995 (www. family.org). Questions and answers are excerpted from "Solid Answers" and "Bringing Up Boys," both published by Tyndale House. 5 6 7 Bingo 7:30 p.m. 8 9 10 11 Dance 7:30 p.m. 12 13 14 15 Bingo 7:30 p.m. 16 17 18 Dance 7:30 p.m. 19 Bingo 2 p.m. 20 21 22 Bingo 7:30 p.m. 23 24 Dance 7:30 p.m. 25 26 Dance 6:30 p.m. 27 28 29 Bingo 7:30 p.m. 30 31 Monday-Friday 9-5 � Saturday 9-3 Defer to Jesus, let Him shine in the light John 3:30 says, "He must increase, but I must decrease." (NKJV) Race car driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. caught the attention of NASCAR fans worldwide when he said, "I believe I'm the best driver out there. You have to think that way." Some thought that Earnhardt's comment was cocky and self-aggrandizing; others thought it was the attitude any successful driver would need. Either way, Earnhardt's words echo a perspective shared by many professional athletes who have yet to learn the difference between healthy self-respect and harmful selfworship. It's hard to imagine such words coming out of John that he was just God's the Baptist's mouth. Even messenger. When a crowd when given the perfect eagerly sought to know if John was the Mesopportunity, he siah, he deferred to shunned self-adDivine vancement. Guidance Jesus. "Someone is comHe attracted big ing soon who is crowds through his greater that I am so powerful preaching much greater that but he remained I'm not even worthy humble. Instead of to be his slave and pointing to himself untie the straps of as numero uno, he Dan his sandals." (Luke pointed to Jesus Newton 3:16). and said, "This is John's humble the one I was talkstance was not a ing about when I said, `Someone is coming ploy to build a personal folafter me who is far greater lowing. It was so real that than I am, for he existed John encouraged his own long before me.'" (John disciples to follow Jesus. 1:15). For John, it was all The day after he baptized Jesus, John pointed two of about Jesus. John avoided the trap of his disciples to him. "Look," he exclaimed. self-glorification. He knew "There is the Lamb of God!" (John 1:36) Are you a humble person? When given the chance, do you gladly defer to Jesus and let him shine, or do you feel tempted to share the spotlight? Humility may be scarce today, but it is a jewel in the crown of righteousness. It's all about Jesus! We invite you to visit with us this Sunday morning at Grace Baptist Church in one of our services 11 a.m. or 6 p.m. Remember to listen to our radio program on WMMG every Sunday morning at 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Rev. Dan Newton is the Pastor of Grace Baptist Church. White Outdoor LT 5000 1,849 $ Brown's Farm & Lawn Center 5240 Hwy 79 � Brandenburg Maturity comes from life lessons I don't consider myself people just don't care back. an old man but neither am It takes years to build trust I as young as I used to be. but only a moment to destroy it. But there are some Pastor's Don't compare things in life I have learned that I would Spotlight yourself to the best others can be but like to share with the best you can do. you. It isn't what hapI've learned that pens to others that you cannot make is important, it's someone love you. how they handle it. All you can do is be I've learned that someone who can Randy you can do somebe loved, the rest is Johnson thing in an instant up to them. People that will give you a generally don't care heartache for life. how much you know until It's a lot easier to react they know how much you than it is to think. You eicare. Sometimes, no matter ther control your attitude how much you care, some or it controls you. Sometimes when I'm angry I have the right to be angry but I don't have the right to be cruel. Maturity doesn't come with how many birthdays you have had but by what kind of experiences you have had and what you learned from them. No matter how thin you slice it there are still two sides. Lastly, you don't learn anything by being kicked by a mule the second time. Randy Johnson is the pastor at Brandenburg Church of God. (270) 422.2277 Bible Trivia By Wilson Casey 1. Is the book of Terebinth in the Old or New Testament or neither? 2. What sprang up and shadowed over Jonah's head, delivering him from his grief? Hemlock, Gourd, Flowers, Fig tree 3. From Judges 16, where did Samson tell Delilah that his great strength lies? Deep voice, Mighty arms, Long hair, Kind heart 4. Who married King David after her evil husband, Nabal, died? Tamar, Abigail, Vashti, Sarah ANSWERS: 1) Neither; 2) Gourd; 3) Long hair; 4) Abigail OF RADCLIFF Mattresses! Full set by Posture Craft -- $299 Faith. Submit your words of The News Standard welcomes columns written by local church leaders that spread messages of faith and good wil . E-mail email@example.com or call us at 270-422-4542. 270.352.0651 � Monday-Friday 9 to 6 � Saturday 9 to 5 � 310 Dixie Hwy � Radcliff, KY We take trade-ins! A8 - The News Standard REEL REVIEWS ENTERTAINMENT Friday, July 3 Friday, July 3, 2009 COMMUNITY CALENDAR County Health Dept. For Breckinridge and Meade County. Open to anyone with an interest in improving the lives of people who are affected by diabetes. Melissa Conder 800-280-1601 ext. 1035 DIABETES COALITION MEETING 12 p.m. at the Meade County Health Department. 270422-3988 EKRON CITY COUNCIL MEETING 7 p.m. First Tuesday of each month at Ekron City Hall. FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING 1-3 p.m. at Harrison County Hospital, in the Wellness Office. 812-738-8708 FREE ENGLISH CLASSES 7 p.m. at Buck Grove Baptist Church, 255 Buck Grove Road. No registration required. Free nursery care available for students during class. 270-828-3365 or 270828-6320 GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP 6-7:30 p.m. at Harrison County Hospital, in Capitol Room 2. 812-738-7893 MEADE COUNTY FARMER'S MARKET, INC. 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Meade County Extension Office. Amy 270-422-7402 RIVERPORT AUTHORITY 6:30 p.m. First Tuesday of each month. STORY HOUR 10:30 a.m. at the Meade County Public Library on Mondays and Tuesdays. 270422-2094 `Sugar' takes a swing at America's pastime Sugar/Starring Algenis Perez Soto/R You've probably seen a few baseball movies. But you've never seen anything quite like "Sugar," which depicts the journey of a young Dominican baseball pitcher whose killer curveball becomes his ticket to the United States -- and a way to pull his family out of poverty. Sugar's story is fictional, but it feels like a real slice of what life is like for many aspiring players in the Dominican Republic, Cuba, Puerto Rico or other places where Major League Baseball scouts and trains potential stars. When the likeable, softspoken Miguel "Sugar" Santos (a completely believable Algenis Perez Soto, making his acting debut) is chosen to play for a Class-A farm team in America, one of the bottom rungs on the Major League ladder, he becomes a wide-eyed stranger in a strange land of a foreign language, unfamiliar customs and palaces of consumerism. Based in Iowa and housed with an elderly, baseballloving farm couple, he develops a shy crush on their FAMILY FUN FRIDAYS 1-3 p.m. Enjoy summer reading with your family and friends. Performance by Marie Augustine's Garbage Can Band at David T. Wilson Elementary. 270-422-2094 TEEN CONCERT 7-9 p.m. at the Meade County Public Library. Meade County's own band `The Foxery.' 270-422-2094 UNIT 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. Wellness on Wheels Mobile Health Unit will be in the River Ridge Plaza in Brandenburg. Health screenings offered will be blood pressure, blood glucose, body mass index/ weight at no charge and cholesterol panel, and osteoporosis bone density for $20 each. Thursday, July 9 Saturday, July 4 HAPPY 4TH OF JULY! lovely granddaughter, Anne (Ellary Porterfield). Much of the movie's Spanish dialog is subtitled, with the notable exception of one moment in one scene, when Anne asks Sugar about the scar on his head. As he falters to find the English words, she tells him it's OK to speak in Spanish. He does so, and Anne's expression indicates she's clearly moved by what she's hearing. We never find out what Sugar says, because there are no subtitles. Does Anne understand him, or is she connecting with Sugar on a level that transcends the spoken word? Perhaps she's sacrificing her own ability to understand so that Sugar can express himself freely. Regardless, it's an intriguing moment, and "shutting out" the audience provides a glimpse into how it must feel to be someone, like Sugar, who faces a frustrating communications challenge at nearly every turn. The movie follows its own path, defying stereotypes and avoiding just about every sports-movie clich� and fish-out-of-water convention, all the way to the end. Even the things that don't necessarily come as a surprise -- a scuffle with locals at a nightclub, or the relationship between Sugar and Anne -- don't go where you expect them to go. Neil Pond is the entertainment writer for American Profile. MEADE COUNTY FARMER'S MARKET, INC. 8-12 p.m. at the Meade County Extension Office. Amy 270-422-7402 VFW DANCE 7:30 p.m. at VFW Post 11404, 770 ByPass Road, Brandenburg. All activities are open to the public. 270422-5184 LAPSIT STORYHOUR 10:30 a.m. at the Meade County Public Library. 270422-2094 Friday, July 10 CRAFT NIGHT 6-8 p.m. at the Meade County Public Library. For 7-12th graders. 270-422-2094 Sunday, July 5 BINGO 7 p.m. at the Farm Bureau Building in Brandenburg. Sponsored by the Payneville Volunteer Fire Department. License #1195 270-496-4349 FAMILY FUN FRIDAYS 1-3 p.m. Enjoy summer reading with your family and friends. The Wulfe Brothers Band presents "Let's Dance!" at David T. Wilson Elementary. This famous fun-filled show will have fans of all ages on their feet and rocking out together. 270-422-2094 Monday, July 6 BLUEGRASS MUSIC Enjoy free bluegrass music in the Vine Grove Optimist Park every Monday night at 6 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Donna Broadway 270-8772422 IRVINGTON CITY COUNCIL MEETING 7 p.m. First Monday of every month. M.A.R.C. BINGO 6-11 p.m. at the Moose Lodge, 245 Main Street in Brandenburg. New games and prizes. Proceeds benefit MARC programs for the mentally challenged. Charitable gaming license #000241. MEADE COUNTY ARCHEOLOGICAL SOCIETY MEETING 6 p.m. at the Meade County Public Library. Free and open to the public. 270-422-2094 STORY HOUR 10:30 a.m. at the Meade County Public Library on Mondays and Tuesdays. 270422-2094 VINE GROVE CITY COUNCIL MEETING 6:30 p.m. First Monday of every month. BRANDENBURG CITY COUNCIL MEETING 7 p.m. Second Monday of each month. HCH GOLF CLASSIC 8 a.m. at Old Capital Golf Club in Corydon, Ind. Call for information. Foundation Development Office 812-7387871 Saturday, July 11 CD, BOOK, DVD NEW RELEASES 4th ANNUAL WELDON CLASSIC CAR SHOW Christy Sadler 270-6682358 or Kathy Bennett 270422-4858 Saturday Morning Cartoons are back on DVD Saturday Morning Cartoons: 1960, Vol. 1 (DVD) Children today don't remember when Saturday mornings were blissful blocks of back-to-back cartoons, an oasis of merriment at the end of a week revolving around schoolwork and grownups. But baby boomers certainly recall it -- and will love the fond memories sparked by this five-hour collection of 33 Saturdaymorning `toons, including "Top Cat," "Quick Draw McGraw," "The Jetsons," "Secret Squirrel," "Magilla Gorilla" and numerous lesser-known weekend characters, such as Marine Boy, Ricochet Rabbitt and Punkin' Puss. The Garth Factor, by Patsi Bale Cox (Book) The unprecedented country music boom of the 1990s was largely the result of the impact of Garth Brooks, a transplanted Okie whose success in Nashville changed the game plan -- and opened up the playing field -- for every record company in town. This solid exploration of his superstardom is also an insider's glimpse into a music industry blissfully basking in Garth's white-hot glow while wondering just how to capture his brand of lightning in a bottle. The Glorious Fourth of July, by Diane C. Arkins (Book) The red-white-and-blue spirit of Independence Day past is captured in this collection of retro fireworks packaging, posters, postcards, parade decorations and party favors from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. And if you're itching to pitch a stars-andstripes party of your own, there's also a roundup of vintage menu suggestions, games, poems and other suggestions for celebrating the Fourth of July with a festive, old-fashioned bang. Neil Pond is the entertainment writer for American Profile. MEADE COUNTY FARMER'S MARKET, INC. 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Meade County Extension Office. Amy 270-422-7402 Wednesday, July 8 CORYDON CINEMAS Free Family Film Festival. Doors open at 9 a.m. Movie starts at 10 a.m. July 8: Kit Kittredge: An American Girl. 812-738-1864 LINE DANCING 7-8:30 p.m. at Colvin Community Center, 230 Freedoms Way, Radcliff. Beginning line dance lessons. Call for more information. 270-668-7324 MANAGING YOUR MEALS CLASS 1 p.m. at the Meade County Health Dept. For people who have diabetes, need to lose weight, or just need to learn to eat healthy. Registration is required. 800-280-1601 ext. 1035 VFW BINGO 7:30 p.m. at VFW Post 11404, 770 ByPass Road, Brandenburg. All activities are open to the public. 270422-5184 WOW MOBILE HEALTH NIGHT TIME COON SHOOT Meade County Archers. $10 entry fee. Cale Brown Archery Range, Yellowbank, Ky. Sign-in from 8-10 p.m. Mike Greenwell 270-945-3581 or Brian Hamilton 270-945-5742 VFW DANCE 7:30 p.m. at VFW Post 11404, 770 ByPass Road, Brandenburg. All activities are open to the public. 270422-5184 WILKINS FAMILY REUNION 12 p.m. Wesley and Lula Wilkins welcome family and friends to attend this reunion at Rock Haven Baptist Church, 4444 Old Mill Road, Hwy 1638, Brandenburg. Deloris Webb 502-447-6575 Sunday, July 12 BINGO 7 p.m. at the Farm Bureau Building in Brandenburg. Sponsored by the Payneville Volunteer Fire Department. License #1195 270-496-4349 DIABETES COALITION 12-1 p.m. at the Meade Tuesday, July 7 Coloring Corner CASH IN with FREE advertising in the classifieds the whole month of July! ��� STIMULATE YOUR WALLET ��� GUIDELINES �Meade County residents only. �25 words or less per advertisement ($7 value). �Personal advertisement only, not intended for businesses or services. �Limited to 50 FREE advertisements per issue, limited two per person. Do you have something you would like to sell? Call us...we'll put it in the classifieds for FREE! IT'S EASY...JUST CALL US at 270-422-4542 or come by and see us at 1065 Old Ekron Road � Brandenburg, KY 40108 The News Standard Friday, July 3, 2009 NEWS Another round of tea parties Battletown Blowout rings in another successful year scheduled for Fourth of July By Laura Saylor firstname.lastname@example.org and petitions are all part of the rallies. Louisville Independence Day Tea Party Saturday, July 4 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Jefferson Square, 6th and Jefferson Street. Informational booths, a musical performance by The Watersedgeguys and several speakers are scheduled to be on-site. Kentucky State-wide Tea Party In Frankfort on Saturday, July 4 from noon to 2 p.m. at the Frankfort Kentucky State Capitol steps located at 700 Capitol Avenue. Music by "GodCry" with speakers Evangelist John M. Brown, of Flatwood, Ky.; Bro. David Carr, of Somerset, Ky.; Brian Corneilson, Esq., Iraqi veteran and attorney from Fort Knox; U.S. Army, retired, Sgt.1st class MeShorn Daniels, of Louisville; Michael Malone, Esq., Retired Attorney and Kentucky Colonel of Hardin County; Mike Peak of Catholics In Action of LouMills said the board initially thought $25,000 - $30,000 of the district's money would be invested in matching the funds and the rest would be matched through the value of the land and the estimated $20,000 in land work that board members were told would be performed free of cost by the Meade County Road Department. A letter dated Dec. 2, 2009 states "The Meade County Road Department will do the land preparation for you as an in-kind service," and is signed by Meade County Judge/Executive Harry Craycroft. During the June extension board meeting, Craycroft was present and told board members the county would isville; John Riley of Take Back Kentucky/Gun Rights of Taylorsville, Ky.; Dr. Bob Rodgers of Evangel World Prayer Center of Louisville; and Jim Waters of the Bluegrass Institute headquartered in Bowling Green, Ky. Open mic will be available, giving attendees an opportunity for a one-minute speech. Buses will be leaving from locations in Elizabethtown, Somerset and Louisville. Richmond Freedom Rally Friday, July 3 from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Madison County Court House located at 205 Main Street. Organizers say the event will be "short and sweet" with speeches concerning hot topics such as growing government and how it could affect taxpayers' freedoms. Attendees are encouraged to bring chairs. Other Kentucky tea party events are scheduled in Burlington, Burnside, Independence and Jenkins. For more information visit www.teapartypatriots.com or http:// louisvilleteaparty.org/ no longer be able to provide land preparation services. Craycroft said when he initially told the board the county would move dirt for the project, he was under the impression it would be "some scraping and leveling, and about one or two days work." After realizing how much dirt would have to be moved in order for the pavilion to be built, Craycroft said the county doesn't have the necessary resources. "After they came back with the plans and I saw there was major dirt movement, we don't have the equipment or the time to do it," Craycroft said. "I'm all for the (pavilion) but it comes down to a matter of economics." He said road projects like The News Standard - A9 In the spirit of Independence Day, another round of "tea parties" are gearing up for the holiday weekend. Whether called Re-Independence Days or Freedom Rallies, seven events have been confirmed in Kentucky, thousands more across the country. April 15 -- tax day -- marked the last time the tea parties were held nationwide as a way for citizens to protest the federal stimulus plan and other "wasteful big government spending," according to the national Web site, www. teapartypatriots.org. Louisville tea part organizers say this weekend's rally will focus on new issues such as socialized healthcare, cap and trade and State sovereignty. Tea party organizers say the events are nonpartisan and family-oriented and attendees are encouraged to bring signs. Politicians and small business owners are featured speakers, and music Saturday's smoldering heat wasn't enough to keep Battletown residents of all ages away from its annual park fundraiser, Battletown Blowout. The all-day event was packed full of fun for all from an auction, the "ugly girl contest," a cake wheel and corn hole tournaments for adults to face painting, video games like guitar hero and Nintendo Wii, ring toss and tattoos for kids. All visitors paid an entry fee, and, according to Battletown native James Dials, all proceeds went to support maintenance on the park and playground and to pay utility bills. Setbacks From page A1 TOP: Eleven-year-old Payton Wemes paints a large heart on Chelsea Arnold's arm at the body paint booth. ABOVE: Battletown Post Master Bill Pipes was auctioneer for the day, getting bids on items to help benefit the community's park. RIGHT: Sixyear-old Andy Dials gets a spray-painted tattoo. blacktopping and chipping and sealing need to be done in the summer months, and the department is already behind schedule from the January ice storm. Edd Pike, who serves on the Meade County Farmers Market board of directors and also helped co-write the proposal, said this news is a bit of a setback. "What's important for people to understand is this isn't just for the farmers market," Pike said. "It's primary use will be the farmers market but it's a multipurpose pavilion that will be used for other extension office activities." THE NEWS STANDARD/CRYSTAL BENHAM In late January 2009, board members received word from the Governor's Office of Agricultural Policy that the Meade County Extension Service had been awarded $53,098 in agricultural diversification funds to construct the farmer's market building. The funds awarded by the state must be matched by the Meade County Extension Service, according to Andy Mills, county extension agent and advisor to the district board. The total project cost is listed as $116,313 in the proposal. Sipes Commercial and Residential Pike said the building will have rest rooms, sinks and other amenities. Also during the June meeting, extension district board member Tim Gossett questioned the location of the pavilion -- initially planned to be to left of the entrance, several feet back from the Old Ekron Road walking trail -- saying the building may not be aesthetically pleasing. He asked the board to consider building the pavilion somewhere else on the property. Pike said a key factor to growing the farmers market's popularity with both consumers and producers is to have it visible from the roadway. "I think people are more likely to stop when they can see the activity," he said. Pike said his concern is that if decisions aren't soon made, the extension service could risk losing its $53,098 in state grant money. "We thought we would be close to completion right now," Pike said. "If this next meeting is favorable we might still be able to have it open by the end of July." The next Meade County Extension District Board meeting, which is open to the public, is scheduled for July 7 at 8 p.m. at the extension office. Lawn Care and Property Maintenance We wil l beat any rat e around ! Now offering Full Property Maintenance! Includes: � Year-round mowing � Snow removal � Large and small debris removal � Spring and Fall fertilizing One Monthly Rate Low cost on landscaping! A job done right at a low price. 1740 Fairground Road (270) 668-5353 FREE ESTIMATES FULLY LICENSED AND INSURED! A10 - The News Standard Court From page A4 days jail; possession of marijuana- 6 months probated after 10 days; use/possess drug paraphernalia- pled guilty 12 months probated after 20 days. Debra J. Dame, 53, 2 counts of theft by deception including cold checks under $300- waive to grand jury. Amanda G. Brooks, 18, cultivation of marijuana; traffic in marijuana; use/possess drug paraphernalia- waive to grand jury. Rebecca Gale Brooks, 40, traffic in marijuana; use/possess drug paraphernalia- waive grand jury. James C. Brooks, 21, traffic in marijuana; use/possess drug paraphernalia; cultivation of marijuana- amends to $2,500 cash. Dale Lee Rains, Sr., 38, 3rd degree assault/police/probation officers; 1st degree criminal mischief; operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/ drugs; no operator's/moped license- 7/01/09. Richard Eugene Miller II, 24, 1st degree criminal mischief; 2 counts of 4th degree assault/domestic violence with minor injury operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs; operating vehicle with expired operator's license; one headlight; improper equipment- 7/01/09. Corey L. Miller, 23, 1st degree criminal mischief; possession of marijuana; 2 counts of 4th degree assault/domestic violence with minor injury- 7/01/09. Robert W. Grier, 48, wanton endangerment; 4th degree assault/domestic violence with minor injury- pled guilty 12 months probated after 30 days; operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs- pled guilty 30 days probated after 4 days jail; possess open alcohol beverage container a motor vehicle- $25 fine. Earl Ray Jett, Jr., 34, failure to or improper signal; careless driving; failure to wear seat belts; possession of marijuana; operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs; possess open alcohol container in a motor vehicle- pretrial conference 7/29/09. With God's help, man has carved out successful career The little single-story white frame home doesn't look like a place containing anything of interest. Tucked away behind overgrown greenery on a tiny lot, one has to look hard to see a huge stack of driftwood on the front porch. What at first appears to be a single-car garage at the rear of the Elm Street residence is in dire need of paint and general repair. The owner, a bespectacled, middle-aged, reddish-haired man appears to be no more remarkable than his humble home as he sorts through the driftwood, carefully evaluating each piece. For all except a very few locals and a select number of individuals from the world of Hollywood entertainment, finance and politics at the highest level, it's a very misleading scene. The soft-spoken life-long Ravenna, Ky., resident may be one of Kentucky's most talented and best-kept-secrets. He's never sought publicity and has always downplayed his abilities as a person with the skill to bring a piece of wood to life. About a dozen carvings of waterfowl, birds that appear to be in flight, and larger animals sit on mantels and tables in his den, the colorful, first-rate artistry contrasting sharply with brownish shag carpeting. The 53-year-old was a carpenter doing carving as a hobby when events unfolded leading to statewide recognition of his talents in the early 1980s. As First Lady of Kentucky, Phyllis George Brown helped developed the Kentucky Arts program, bringing Kentuckians like him an opportunity for widespread recognition. He had enjoyed limited success selling his work in Berea, Ky., but got his first big break when invited to set up his wares during a showcase at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington. "They gave me a space at the front door and I sold nearly everything I took up there," he said. Among the buyers there and at other shows were such notables as country singer Kenny Rogers, Larry Hagman of the "Dallas" TV series and former Texas billionaire Nelson Bunker Hunt. Inside a scrapbook of clippings, Hall has personally-written notes from Rogers and Hagman, thanking him for the pieces displayed in their homes and praising his talents. The most unusual is a letter of apology from Hunt, written in 1988. He had filed for bankruptcy after losing his fortune when the bottom suddenly dropped out of the silver market. After briefly being one of the world's richest men, he was explaining his troubles to Hall and letting him know he would not to be able to pay for a carving he had special ordered. Also among his collection is a photo of him and wife Joyce, a hairdresser, taken with a smiling Laura Bush just prior to a dinner at the White House. He was being honored for having one of his carvings selected for display on the White House Christmas tree. "I called it the Hillbillies Do Washington Tour," he said. Told that he should feel honored because not many people have accomplished FEATURE Friday, July 3, 2009 what he has, the ever-humble artist replied, "There are not many people crazy enough to sit down long enough to do this sort of thing." Tim has sat down long enough to turn out 1,793 pieces so far, each of them numbered and containing the inscription "Made by Tim Hall with God's help." He and Joyce have reared two daughters with successful careers and the deeply religious man considers what he does "my way of witnessing to people and telling them what God has done for me." Tim said he's still learning and trying new things, but he sees himself as living proof that, "Even if you're as dumb as a coal bucket, if you do something long enough, you're going to get better at it." Business has been slowed lately by the economic downturn, and Hall notes his inventory on hand may be as high now as it's ever been, but making money has never been a goal. Not only has he gotten better at his craft, he has been able to carve out his TOP: Tim Hall poses with one of his pieces of art. BOTTOM: This carving, made by Hall, is of a black wolf. American dream by doing something he loves at his own pace. "My life is like a dream. I get to go out to my garage every day and mind my own business, doing something that has never been like a job to me. "I couldn't have sat down PHOTOS COURTESY OF DON WHITE and thought up something that would have made a better life." Don White has served as editor at several newspapers in Kentucky. His Kentucky Traveler features are published throughout the state. Contact him at thekytraveler. com. Weekly Recipes Sunset Jazz Spicy Spareribs Like many Americans, my first visit to the Caribbean was part of a cruise I took with my husband, Michael, and some friends. I loved the beauty of the islands and the wonderful food. While my husband and our friends swam, went snorkeling and bought souvenirs, I talked with local cooks, purchased specialty spices and sauces, and increased the Caribbean recipe section of my abundant cookbook collection. My idea of a perfect vacation is discovering new historical sites, culinary facts, delicious recipes and finding out-of-the-way restaurants -- all while enjoying the scenery, the ocean and the beaches. Recently, I was invited to the U.S. Virgin Islands to film episodes of "The Kitchen Diva!" cooking show. I visited St. Croix, St. Thomas and St. John as the guest of local public television station WTJX. This succulent recipe for oven-baked ribs is my tribute to St. Croix's Blue Moon Cafe's barbequed ribs. It's one of my favorite ways to prepare pork ribs to ensure they'll be tender but full of spicy flavor. The brown sugar, vinegar, soy sauce and pineapple give the meat a tangy, delicious taste, and the ginger and hot sauce add just the right touch of spiciness. Frequent basting keeps the meat moist and tender. Sunset Jazz Spicy Spareribs 2 pound slab St. Louisstyle pork ribs 3/4 cup packed brown sugar 1/4 cup white vinegar 2 tablespoons soy sauce 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 1 1/2 teaspoons black pepper 1 teaspoon paprika 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1 (14-ounce) can crushed pineapple with juice 2 tablespoons Tabasco sauce Cut the slab into individual ribs and put the pieces in a large pot. Cover the ribs with water and simmer for 20 minutes. Drain off the water and put the ribs in a baking pan. In a small saucepan, combine the brown sugar, vinegar, soy sauce, salt, pepper, paprika and ginger. Bring to a boil. Add the pineapple with juice. Reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in Tabasco sauce. You may want to add more brown sugar if you like a sweeter sauce, or more Tabasco sauce if you prefer a spicier version. Brush each rib with the sauce. Heat the broiler and broil about 10 minutes on each side or until done, basting often. Serves four. Angela Shelf Medearis is an award-winning children's author, culinary historian and the author of five cookbooks. Visit her Web site at www.divapro.com. (c) 2009 King Features Synd., Inc. Mark your calendar, partner. The 2009 Meade County Fair is right around the corner, July 18-26. Friday, July 3, 2009 Benham's Highlift takes customer service to a new level By Lindsey Corley email@example.com BUSINESS The News Standard - A11 Paul Benham of Benham's Highlift and Trucking wants his potential customers to know one thing -- the customer is king. Benham's excavating business began nearly 18 years ago, the idea of his brother, Barry, who started the business after gaining experience working with different companies in the area. Benham joined him two years later and the two worked together, including digging basements and doing ground-work for years in Doe Valley subdivision, until Barry's death four years ago. "We started back when the economy was good," he said. "Everything was booming. Everybody was moving in. We dug a lot of basements." Lately, though, the economy has put the kibosh on new home developments, and Benham said he hasn't have, whether it be to dig worked in Doe Valley for a basements, dig ponds, grade driveways or while. Mostly, yards, clean he said, he's up brush been workpiles or old ing outside, trailers, fill in not only in sinkholes, dig Meade Counwater lines ty, but also or culverts in Breckinor haul rock. ridge, Hardin and Grayson -- Paul Benham, And that's just a samcounties, and owner ple of what even across Benham can the Ohio Rivdo and what er in Harrison County, Ind. Benham's is the he and his brother grew the company to call for any sort company to become. After Barry's death, howof dirt work someone may CLOCKWISE: Paul Benham fills in a sink hole on a local farm; Benham has built a sturdy foundation and friendly reputation for his 18-year-old business despite some hardships; a Benham's employee drops dirt into a sink hole while Benham levels and packs the protruding dirt. THE NEWS STANDARD/ LINDSEY CORLEY "The only way to make a name is to treat people right." ever, Benham had to virtually start over with the business. Though the two had started out with just a 931 Caterpillar Highlift and a couple of single-axle trucks, they had grown and gotten more equipment, but most of Barry's inventory was sold in auction four years ago. Benham got a truck, trailer and highlift and started out on his own. Since then, Benham said work has been good, though it's started to slow down for him. Usually his busy season is during the spring and fall, and though he's seen natu- ral ups and downs in business in 18 years, he said he knows that "work comes." And it comes because of his reputation in the county where he was born and raised. "I get more jobs by word of mouth," he said, of how he gets his customer base. He said, for example, if he does a good job for one home in a neighborhood, word spreads that he's efficient and fair and, likely, he'll get more jobs from that. And it's not just the small jobs he's equipped to work, either. He's done large jobs, like working on highways and roads. For Benham, the best part of his job is meeting his customers and working outside, in what he calls "God's country." He said he's seen parts of the county and the area that no one has ever seen. As for customers, his No. 1 rule is to treat people honestly and fairly. "I always try to make my people happy," he said. "If they got a problem, all they have to do is call me." He said he and his brother thrived on always going back to their customers if there was ever a problem. "The only way to make a name is to treat people right," he said. He said customers can expect a precise invoice of what everything costs and he is always willing to go over the details. He also said he knows, from time to time, customers may get into a situation where a job needs to be done and it can't be paid for immediately, and he said he's willing to work with those people, too, to fill their needs. "You never pay a guy until you're happy," he said. "I always wait until I get the job done." He said, that way, customers are sure to get what they want while he's there and working on the property. Benham said he's seen other companies require payment up front and then never call back if a customer has a problem once the job is complete, and it costs the company in repeat business, something Benham is proud to say he has -- customers who come back again and again. "Doing good work and being honest with them," Benham said, that's what keeps people coming back to him. "Being friends with them." Benham's Highlift and Trucking is located at 2910 Old Mill Rd., off Hwy. 1638. Hours are 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. and customers can call either 270-828-3666 or 270668-9143 anytime for more information. Free business promotion for Meade Co. on OneKnox Web site Businesses encouraged to add info to OneKnox site Submitted by OneKnox said Carl Swope of the Swope Family of Dealerships. "My business depends on people being able to find me, and the One Knox Web site offers an opportunity to reach a whole new audience," said Lynn Cowan, Owner of Woodland Gallery. The Web site allows users to search by keyword and location to find businesses, schools, churches and other organizations in the desired geography. This detailed information, such as Web site, address, phone number, and more will provide the visitor who decides to relocate with resources that will help make their transition as smooth as possible. "We want to provide soldiers, civilian employees, contractors and their families relocating to our region with as much information as possible, said Radcliff Mayor Sheila Enyart, Chair of the One Knox Policy Council. About One Knox Established by community leaders in 2006, One Knox serves as the central coordinating agency to help the region respond in the most positive way to growth opportunities associated with BRAC and Fort Knox. It represents a ninecounty region that mirrors that of the Lincoln Trail Area Development District, plus Bullitt County. One Knox also works closely with its partners in Louisville and Jefferson County and the entire WIRED65 region. About LTWIB The Lincoln Trail Workforce Investment Board is a 45-member advisory board that includes representatives from all eight counties in the Lincoln Trail Area Development District. The LTWIB conducts oversight of the Lincoln Trail Career Centers, youth services as well as employment and training activities funded by the Workforce Investment Act of 1998. The board also selects and approves providers for employee training, develops relationships with economic development groups and the employer community, promotes private sector involvement in the workforce investment system, and serves as an advisory body to local education and training providers. Earl F Wright Financial Advisor . RETIREMENT SAVINGS? LET'S TALK. NEED HELP WITH YOUR www.edwardjones.com Member CIPF Member SIPC 425 Broadway Brandenburg KY 40108 270-422-1922 Shop Meade County COMING SOON! ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. � The One Knox Policy Council and the Lincoln Trail Workforce Investment Board (LTWIB) are encouraging businesses and organizations throughout the region to submit their information to the One Knox Web site (www.oneknox. com). "It's a great opportunity for the business community to promote themselves, and best of all it's free," said Kim Huston, Chair of the LTWIB. Businesses or organizations just need to click on "submit a resource" and input their information. The entry will be reviewed and posted to the site. "We appreciate that the One Knox Web site gives businesses like the Swope family of dealerships a way to reach the Soldiers and civilians who will soon be calling our region home," Guardian Angel Daycare NOW ENROLLING! Before and after school care! Ages 6 weeks to 12 years Under New Management! 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VMC ............... 43.10 Proctor & Gamble ...................... PG ............... 51.10 Johnson & Johnson ..................... JNJ ............... 56.80 Wal-Mart Stores ...................... WMT ............... 48.44 United Parcel B..........................UPS ............... 49.99 Fedex Corp ............................... FDX ............... 55.62 Dow Jones Industrial Average ..................... 8,447.00 Earl F. Wright Financial Advisor 425 Broadway Brandenburg, KY 40108 270-422-1922 Today's business profile could be yours! The News Standard supports shopping local by profiling a different business each week on the Business Page. Have your business profiled for free. Call Crystal Benham at 270-422-4542 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. A12 - The News Standard Horse talk is the lingo at YMCA's Camp Piomingo By Laura Saylor email@example.com Campers are talking the talk and trotting the trot at Camp Piomingo's annual equestrian summer camp. Boys and girls ages six through 16 have traveled from as far as California to participate in the riding program held at the camp, which is nestled inside Otter Creek Park in Meade County. Since 1938, Camp Piomingo has operated under the YMCA of Greater Louisville, and its equestrian camp -- which runs from June 7 through July 31 -- has been one of its biggest draws. "We really work on having fun, and teaching campers what they need to know to advance to the next step of riding," said Whitney Skirtich, equestrian director at Camp Piomingo. "We get kids that have never been on a horse before and some that take weekly riding lessons." Campers can sign up for one- or two-week-long sessions in both the equestrian camp and the traditional camp, which offers mountain biking, rock climbing, archery, canoeing and other summer camp activities. Equestrian campers are permitted to bring their own horses, though typically they are assigned one of the camp's 22 horses that Skirtich cares for during the off season. "We do a lunge line evaluation to see what each of their riding abilities are, then group the campers together," Skirtich said. "Each group rides every day, working on walking, trotting, cantering and some jumping." Skirtich said the riding style is mainly English, though participants enjoy some trail riding as well. New to the agenda is an overnight camp out, where campers trek into the wilderness on horseback and sleep overnight, then ride back into camp in the morning. "Last year I was part of the guinea pig group ... and we AGRICULTURE Friday, July 3, 2009 LEFT: Chelsea (last name omitted) jumps her horse, Butterscotch, during lessons at the riding arena. ABOVE: Camp Piomingo Equestrian Director Whitney Skirtich, right, talks with riding instructor Lou Estes. tried out the overnight camping," said 16-year-old Meredith (campers' last names have been intentionally omitted), who has attended the camp for eight years. "It was a lot of fun." Meredith hails from Louisville and fell in love with Camp Piomingo's equestrian camp from her first summer spent there when she was nine years old. "You meet a lot of friends that you keep in touch with over the years," she said. "My goal since I was little was to get better every year so I could make it to the advanced class." In addition to the romping and riding, Skirtich said campers also get first-hand experience with all the work that comes with caring for a horse. "They don't just have fun riding and then that's it," Skirtich said. "They learn how to groom, how to feed, how to tack and they help clean stalls. They learn all the maintenance of it." Additionally, campers also enjoy horse theory sessions during which they ask their instructors questions and request to learn other skills, such as braiding a mane or wrapping a leg. Outside the arena, equestrian campers mingle with the traditional campers and enjoy swimming and bunking up with their cabin mates. Since summer camp season began, Skirtich said Camp Piomingo has averaged more than 150 campers each week and 65 staff members including counselors, instructors, cooks and lifeguards. The equestrian camp offers a counselor training program, Skirtich said, that helps initiate leadership, safety and teaching skills to older campers who show an interest in eventually becoming a staff member. "Some campers come back year after year after year, and when they've reached the age limit (to be a camper) they want to come back and be one of our instructors," Skirtich said. Otter Creek Park was officially shut down in January 2009 by Louisville officials since it is part of the Louisville Metro Parks system, though Skirtich said the park's closure hasn't affected the day-to-day operations of Camp Piomingo. "We've been here for 71 years under the YMCA, of- THE NEWS STANDARD/LAURA SAYLOR fering the same programs we always have," Skirtich said. "None of our programming has suffered from the park closing." For more information about Camp Piomingo's equestrian and traditional camps and other programs offered, visit www.ymcacamppiomingo.org/ or call 502-942-2616. The Kentuckiana Livestock Market did not update its prices this week due to the upcoming holiday weekend. See next week's issue of The News Standard for up-to-date prices from the Kentuckiana Livestock Market. Updated commodities not available this week. LINCOLN F O R G I N G G R E AT N E S S DINNER DRAMA DESTINY Performances Tuesday - Sunday through Aug. 15th History comes to life this summer at Lincoln Amphitheatre, Indiana's magnificent, 1,500-seat covered outdoor theatre. FFA celebrates end of year at local banquets Submitted by Lydia Richardson FFA reporter advisors, and parents present at the banquet. Members who participated in the Impromptu Speaking Contest and qualify to participate in the State Contest are Callie Hobbs, Landscape/ Nursery Impromptu; Alex Richardson, Beef Impromptu; Amanda McMurray, Sheep Impromptu; Amanda Jarboe, Floral Impromptu; and Ashley Carter, Small Animal Impromptu. SAE Proficiency qualifiers for state competition are Katie Webb, Ag Processing; Alex Richardson, Beef Production and Diversified Crop Production; Brittany Hager, Poultry; Ashley Carter, Veterinary Science; Jeremy Mattingly, Fiber/Oil Crop and Diversified Crop Placement; Lydia Richardson, Emerging Ag Technology; and Steven Taylor, Forest Management. Alex Richardson was named Regional Star Farmer. Callie Hobbs did an excellent job of serving as Regional FFA President for the 2008-09 year. It was time for her to retire and hand the gavel over to someone else. Meade County continued to shine as Ashley Carter was named Regional President for the 2009-10 school year. Regional FFA Banquet The Regional FFA Banquet was held April 30 at LaRue County High School. Meade County FFA was well represented with several members, FORGING GREATNESS Call the Lincoln Amphitheatre Box Office for reservations and SAVE on admission: Also save $6 Friday - Sunday in June and $4 Friday - Sunday in July and August. Above discounts apply to full-priced Admission tickets reserved and claimed at the box office only. Valid for RailSplitter Section only. No double discounts. Offer expires 8/15/09 One coupon valid for up to 8 discounts. $ 9 $ 6 Tuesday - Thurs. in June Tuesday - Thurs. in July & August The News Standard supports Meade County agriculture by profiling local farmers, vegetable producers, horse groups, and other agricultural-based groups and individuals each week on the Agriculture Page. Outgoing officers (from left to right) Alex Richardson, Aaron Popham, Callie Hobbs, Brittany Hager and Alex Medley pose for picture at a recent banquet. COURTESY PHOTO To have your story told, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call us today at 270-422-4542. #741 The Meade County FFA has celebrated a year of success. The county banquet was held April 16 at the Meade County High School Auditorium. Alex Richardson was named Star Farmer and Star in Agribusiness and Brittany Hager was named Star in Placement. The County Marketing Team was Kelli Eden, Dalton Waters and Joy Straney. The officers for 2009-10 were also presented. They are Ashley Carter, president; Amanda Jarboe, vice president; Joy Straney, secretary; Lydia Richardson, reporter; Chris Cornelius, treasurer; and Shane Greenwell, sentinel. Many awards were presented to local FFA officers including Callie Hobbs, Alex Richardson, Alex Medley, Brittany Hager, Ashley Carter and Aaron Popham. Abraham Lincoln's wisdom grew from his Hoosier roots. The production of LINCOLN will explore the character of our greatest president, and how it was forged in the woods of Spencer County, Indiana. Pre-show activities include an Amish meal catered by Black Buggy, children's pioneer games, artisan demonstrations, and free, unlimited soft drinks and popcorn during intermission. It's sight and sound. Lights and music. A twenty-first century production of the life of this great and good man, our nation's 16th President. Celebrate one life that forever changed the world. Make reservations today for dinner and drama at LincolnAmphitheatre.com. Lincoln Amphitheatre at Lincoln State Park Call for reservations: 1-800-264-4223 www.LincolnAmphitheatre.com Premiere Season 2009 LINCOLN Save Big tourney, big fish Tuesday night's fishing tournament has 14 boats hauling in some big catches Little League Champs Outdoors, B11 Friday, July 3, 2009 Ben Achtabowski, Sports Editor 270-422-4542 email@example.com Waves have summer fun on and off the court By Ben Achtabowski firstname.lastname@example.org The summer is time for fun and relaxation, but it also has become a season of work for the Lady Waves basketball team. With dead period under way -- a two-week break where no athletic activities can be scheduled -- at the end of last week, the basketball team finished its productive summer training and workouts with scrimmages at Bullitt East High School. "This summer has probably been one of the best summers I've had coaching," said 10-years Lady Waves head coach Josh Hurt. "This is probably been one of our most productive summers ever." The varsity team has posted a 16-7 record during the summer season, with most of their losses to high caliber teams, according to Hurt. "All the losses have been against teams that could be in the state tournament," he said. "We try to keep it light-hearted off the court, but once we tip it up we're Sports Little League teams claim tournament championships Sports, B2 The News Standard INSIDE THIS ISSUE B2 B4 B6 B8 B11 B12 Baseball team photos Free golfing Classifieds Youth page 4th of July boating tips Heritage SCORES AND PHOTOS Submit scores from Little League baseball to youth soccer. Also, if you have any photos of the game that you'd like to see in the paper, submit them to sports@thenewsstandard. com or drop them off at our office on Old Ekron Road in Brandenburg. ON DECK Seniors Mallory Wathen, Bliss Powers and Carly Evans have a laugh during a summer scrimmage at Bullitt East High School last week. June 25 Dead Period Begins No sports activities or practices Continues through July 9th MOTOCROSS See COURT, B4 THE NEWS STANDARD/ BEN ACHTABOWSKI July 15 Official start date for sports practices Meade County Cheer Camp Brandenburg Primary School TBA MAKEOVER Meade County Fairground's track gets a new layout, while trying to please dirt bike and fourwheeler riders at the same time By Ben Achtabowski email@example.com Blue Chip Softball Camp @ Meade-Olin Park TBA July 17 SPMS Football Practice 9-11:45 a.m. July 18 Meade County Fair 5k @ The Meade County Fairgrounds 7:30 a.m. July 19 Start of the Meade County Fair TBA Meade County Fair Motocross @Meade County Fairgrounds SOCCER NEWS noon Rineyville youth soccer fall 2009 season registration During a warm Sunday afternoon, Travis Howlett stood in the middle of the Meade County Fairground's motocross track in Motocross wonderment. Results Check B3 for With dirt bikes and four- full results of the motocross races wheelers whipat the Meade ping around County him, he smiled Fairgrounds and said with a laugh, "I put too much money into this track last year. I guess I was in too deep, there was no turning back." The Bullitt County resident took over the track at the end of last year and wanted to start fresh -- and what better way than to revamp the entire track. "The track was real, real tame last year," Howlett said. "It's still tame this year and safe, but we See MOTOCROSS, B3 The Rineyville Community will have a brand new soccer league this fall. Sign-ups are at the Rineyville Community Park Concession Stand (between the baseball fields) on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 6-7:30 p.m. through July 10. Then July 11, 18 and 25th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Registrations can be delivered to: P.O. Box 71, Rineyville, KY 60162 with a check for fees and a copy of the child's birth certificate. The cost is $35 for players in the U6 and U8 age divisions and $40 for U10, U12 and U14. Make checks payable to RCYSL. ABOVE: Sixteen-year-old Cody Camp, of Brandenburg, soars over one of the table top jumps at the Meade County Fairground's track. RIGHT: Travis Hardcastle, of Brandenburg, jumps over a hill on Sunday during practice THE NEWS STANDARD/BEN ACHTABOWSKI You pay for the first two children and the third fourth and fifth child from the same household are free. CU to play UK in November Vickers looks for victory Keith Adkins will lead his Tigers against the University of Kentucky Wildcats on Monday, Nov. 2. Game time will be announced at a later date. Submitted by Campbellsville University Athletics CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. -- Campbellsville University's men's basketball team will play the University of Kentucky in an exhibition game on Monday, Nov. 2. Keith Adkins' 2009-2010 team will have an opportunity to do something no other CU team has done on the hardwood -- play the University of Kentucky in Rupp Arena. By Monte Dutton NASCAR this Week BROOKLYN, Mich. -- Brian Vickers, who made a switch to Toyota when the Japanese manufacturer entered the Sprint Cup Series in 2007, has yet to win a race, but feels the progress of Team Red Bull is evidenced by his success in qualifying. Vickers, 25, won his third pole of the season For questions, e-mail rineyvilleyouthsoccer@ yahoo.com. CORRECTION In Last week's issue, on B2 the caption that read "Cole Miller chases down a grounder at second base," was incorrect and should have been James Wetherholtz. The News Standard apologizes for the mistake. COURTESY OF CAMPBELLSVILLE UNIVERSITY at Michigan International Speedway, though he wound up finishing ninth in the LifeLock 400. "It always feels good to be the fastest driver in this series on any given day," he said. 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Back row (left to right): Coaches Gary Poole, Robbie Ammons. SUBMITTED PHOTO SPORTS Friday, July 3, 2009 NOTICE All offices of the Meade County Courthouse will be closed July 3 and 4 in observance of the 4th of July holiday. All offices will reopen at 8 a.m., July 6. Have a happy and safe, July 4th! The Shock went 4-0 at the 11-year-old State Tournament (USSSA). Pictured front row (left to right): Tyson Brown, Xavier Arnette, Justin Rouse and Tanner D'Alessio. Middle row (left to right): John Millay, Ean Barker, Britton Elmore, Kase Mattingly and Hunter Sullivan. Back row (left to right): Coaches Eric Sullivan, Sam Sullivan and Jeff D'Alessio. SUBMITTED PHOTO The Shock went 4-0 at a Fort Knox Tournament. Pictured front row (left to right) Tanner D'Alessio, Tyson Brown, Justin Rouse, Xavier Arnette and Britton Elmore. Middle row (left to right): Hunter Sullivan, Kase Mattingly, Ean Barker and John Michael Millay. 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Vickers, who is from Thomasville, N.C., has won eight poles in his career and won a race at Talladega, Ala., in October 2006. At the time of his lone victory, he was at Hendrick Motorsports. Vickers has remained patient at Team Red Bull, a new entry at the time he signed up, as its performance has gradually improved. "I think we're making gains," said Vickers. "We've been making gains all year. We've been making gains since this team was founded. There are times when we've made huge gains and times when the gains have been slow. There have been times when we've taken a few steps back, but for the most part we've always taken more steps forward. "We've come so far in such a short amount of years, and hopefully, we can keep going." Vickers offered a staunch defense of Toyota's rightful place in NASCAR. 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They have been over the years, and the Toyota Camry is the only car in the sport right now that's built in the U.S." Monte Dutton has covered motorsports for The Gaston (N.C.) Gazette since 1993. He was named writer of the year by the National Motorsports Press Association in 2008. His blog NASCAR This Week (http://nascar.rbma.com) features all of his reporting on racing, roots music and life on the road. E-mail Monte at firstname.lastname@example.org. The News Standard Sales Representative Office: 270-422-4542 Fax: 270-422-4575 Tennille Trent email@example.com November From page B1 Making the exhibition even more special is the fact that the Wildcats have a new coach in John Calipari and what some observers say is the No. 1 recruiting class in the nation. "For the last couple of years they've been playing against someone in our conference," said Adkins. "Rusty (Hollingsworth, CU director of athletics) was diligent working with (UK Athletics Director) Mitch Barnhart." Adkins couldn't say enough for what Steve Branscum did behind the scenes. Branscum, of Russell Springs, Ky., is a trustee at CU and Kentucky. "There's no question it's a very big event for our program, the university and our community," said Adkins. "They have a new coach and a highly-regarded recruiting class." Adkins also hopes the exhibition will have an impact on his recruiting. The time of the exhibition has not yet been announced. "It's got to help. When you can tell kids that they're going to get to play UK in Rupp Arena, that has to be a factor." It won't be the first trip for Campbellsville into "SECland," as Adkins likes to call it. The Tigers played Arkansas twice. They've also played Western Kentucky, a team that has had consecutive Sweet 16 and Round of 32 seasons the last two years. Shining additional light on an already glimmering situation, the game is believed to be the first public scrimmage by UK against players other than among themselves. "There will be a lot of excitement from fans of both programs," Adkins said. Peter Denk, M.D. Bariatric Surgery Informational Seminars are held monthly and answers the following questions: Now Accepting New Patients Bluegrass Bariatric Surgical Associates 1107 Crown Pointe Drive, Suite C Elizabethtown, KY 42701 To schedule an appointment or for more information, please call 1 (800) 504-1575. Meade County High School athletics... making the competition green with envy. Friday, July 3, 2009 Motocross From page B1 improved it to challenge everybody. It's still safe for the beginners, while challenging skilled riders." Howlett, along with his friend Jimmie Brooks, made the track longer with more jumps and turns. The track now is 8/10 of a mile long, offering a challenging yet enjoyable ride for dirt bikes and four-wheeler riders. They also have opened the track to more races and practice dates throughout the summer. Appeasing both dirt bike and four-wheeler riders was a task Howlett and Brooks met head on. "We just tried to get (the track) better and get more people out here racing," Brooks said. "Motocross is hard because you have to please both the bikes and the four-wheelers. They like completely different things." Dirt bike riders are more apt to technical courses with jumps and rhythm, while four-wheelers like a flatter track with smooth banked turns, according to Brooks "Four-wheelers don't like ruts, but bike guys love the ruts, they prefer it," he said. "Four-wheelers want to drift around turns and not get stuck in the ruts." But the two feel they've found common ground for both types of riders. "We have more fourwheelers than any local track I know," Howlett said. "That's not normal. That says a lot for the diversity of this track. You have to have the equipment to do it. We have some good equipment this year and a lot of people are helping us out." Taking care of the track has become a daunting task for the duo. It can soak up close to 20,000 gallons of water during a race day and takes all night and morning to prepare for a long day of competition. The night before a race, the two will drag the track Total Meade County MX points through three race dates: QUAD MONEY 93 Dewayne Newton 50 108 PJ Nevitt 47 3 Spencer Lyons 22 QUAD B 215 Corey Circle 5 Jason Frank 413 Cody Higbee 20 Matt Elkins 12 Zach Taylor 47 Brandon Johnson 43 David Whelan 25+ OPEN 310 Gary Hethcox 141 Zac Hickerson 30+ VET MONEY 40 Rodney Carrier 831 Jason Schmidt 585 Chad Scharlow 82 Mitch Barnes 50CC 7-8 333 Tyler Ford 7 Ben Butler 54 Cherish Casey 95Matthew Vuleta 44 Amy Nott 50CC 4-6 14 Carter Shrine 47 Alex Knaver 7 Abby Wilmoth 8 Brice Gasser QUAD 4-6 7 Kanaan Stephenson 211 Zachary Cheek 11 Conner Cooper COLLEGE BOY 17-24 15 Matt Hinton 35 Cameron Dedman 704 Chris Akaydin 218 Tommy Hager 41 Christopher White SCHOOL BOY 12-16 11 Cole Durham 34 David Hings 422 Nathan Hall 961 Alex Williams 65 Brandon Garbrough 611 Andrew Vuleta 92 Taylor Sweeney 179 Cody Spencer 65CC 10-11 526 Blake Emery 65CC 7-9 732 Cameron Hethcox 7 Ben Butler 12 Chandler Stumbler 126 Jackson Gasser 31 Brice Gasser QUAD C 42 Shaun Simpson 8 Travis Mattingly 84E Michael Owen 66 38 36 25 25 25 18 72 25 50 25 22 22 66 50 40 25 18 75 42 42 22 47 42 25 50 22 22 20 20 54 50 47 22 22 20 20 18 25 63 45 25 22 18 47 47 40 with a tractor to break up the dirt and then water it. In the morning, they will till the track again, making it race ready until the late morning. Around noon, they go over the track again for the final races of the day. "If you water it down and the sun and wind starts blowing, the track will dry right back up," Brooks said. "The wind is actually worse than the sun. It will dry up the track real quick. The only thing is if you go over the track with the tractor it will bring up that moisture again." All of Brooks' and Howlett's labor has been met with good response from riders who enjoy the new track and layout. Seventeen-yearold David Mings of Meade County says it's the second best track he's ever been on. "This is a pretty good track right here," Mings said, who has been riding competitively for four years. "They keep it well maintained. There's still more room to make it better, but it's a challenging track." With the improvements, Howlett has noticed an increase in riders and spectators this year. One of the most important changes Howlett wanted to make was an infield viewing area where fans could retreat under the shade of trees during hot summer days. "We wanted to get people to watch down in the shade," Howlett said. "The infield was the best place to do this. So far people really like that." The track upgrades have brought crowds in droves. With three races held so far, Howlett has seen the group of riders increased to 130 participants per race. Up to 75 racers have participated in practice days during the non-race weekends. "It seems like every race it keeps building up and building up," he said. "It seems like I have one crowd one week and another crowd another week. But really every day we get new people coming out and riding." 13 Josh Longacre 35 John J. Arnold 33 Brad Harney 68 Shaun Delong 69E Scott Owen 515 Patrick Tierney QUAD D 1 Tyler Cummings 37 Zach Mattingly 3 Kevin Farmer 56 Dyllon Townsend 7 Kyle Haynes 10 Jonathan Stone 3E Steven Probus 4 Austin Maysey 819 Robbie Saltsaver 88 Bradley Fisher 87 Scott Beckman 05E George Stofel 8 Matt Speaks 13E Brad Sutherland 33 Brad Harney 11 Houston Janusz 333 Joe Wisman 121 Kyle Embry 88E Steve Brock 43 David Whelan LITES MONEY 34 David Hings 918 Michael Akaydin OPEN MONEY 617 Aaron Teague 831 Jason Schmidt 918 Michael Akaydin 585 Chad Scharlow 704 Chris Akaydin 30+ OPEN 155 Chris Skrine 326 Cameron Ford 744 Paul Hall 26 Jason Gasser 2 Phillip Kemack LITES B 15 Matt Hinton QUAD 11-15 911 Alec Carter 17 Robert Williams QUAD 7-10 13 Camron Lane 17 Natalie Emery 51 Jasper Voyes 7 Taylor Anderson SR. MINI 12-15 422 Nathan Hall 11 Cody Camp 4 Levi Camp 18 Ethan Hester 9 Stephen Lowery 333 BJ Marsh 607 Nick Smith JR. MINI 7-11 211 Devin Eskridge 526 Blake Emery 302 Zach Hall 1 Dale Howlett 38 25 20 18 18 18 70 65 51 47 44 44 29 25 22 18 16 15 15 13 12 12 10 10 0 0 50 25 45 25 25 22 22 70 44 25 18 16 50 25 0 69 47 25 20 72 69 60 18 18 16 15 With those kinds of numbers, people feel the track helps the local economy. "It's really good to have a track around here," said 16-year-old dirt bike rider Travis Hardcastle, of Brandenburg. "You talk to people and they are going to McDonald's or getting parts (for their bikes) here in Meade County. It helps the whole community." Brooks feels the track has its pros and cons. "Being here has been a blessing and a curse," he said. "Because it's on the fairgrounds people think it's fair track. Most people won't race fair tracks." Although the track is considered to be shorter than most at 4/5 of a mile, it's still roomy and has exciting elements such as a backside double and two tabletop jumps. "A lot of people will think it's a fair track, but it's not," Howlett added. "A fair track is when they go up into an arena and build a small track there. Fair tracks are really small. This is a good size track. I don't want people to think this is just a fair track." With all the talk about fairs both Howlett and Brooks look forward to the Meade County Fair when the next event will take place. "That's a big race," Howlett said of the motocross race on July 19. "I'm trying to get a purse built up for those for the pros. I'm hoping for maybe 200 (riders) during that weekend." With those kinds of numbers rolling in, the work has all been worth it. "I enjoy it," Howlett said who has children who ride in motocross. "I really do, this is something my entire family enjoys." The Meade County Fair Motocross starts at noon on July 19. The track will be open for practice on July 18 for $20. For more information visit www.meadecountymx. com and be sure to check future issues of The News Standard for more motocross information and results. 4 Kurt Kissinger 209 Jalen Hardcastle 12 Chandler Stumbler 126 Jackson Gasser 193 Zach Wells LITES C 62 Zach Hawkins 35 Cameron Dedman 34 David Mings 141 Ezra Hickerson 961 Alex Williams 245 Nick Morris 179 Cody Spencer 24 Dylan Bratcher 65 Brandon Garbrough 611 Andrew Vuleta 332 Colby Bratcher 15 Tyler Brown LITES D 2 Braxton Cain 11 Cole Durham 29 Zach Hughes 17 Brad Dietzman 573 Andrew Fernandez 777 Ken Millick 525 Jake Richardson 5 Jeff Knott 11 Cody Camp 99 Chris Boyle 19 Bobby Joe Knott 209 Jalen Hardcastle 247 Zach Uhlig 610 Brian Casey 572 Joey Claycomb 20 Lanny Bogard 113 Dylan Casey 288 Kody Knott 310 Brandon Brown 80CC BEGINNER 211 Devin Eskridge 28 Tony Thomas 526 Blake Emery 302 Zach Hall 777 Drake Singleton 4 Levi Camp 9 Stephen Lowery 1 Dale Howlett 5 Blake Hughes 793 Zach Wells 878 Brandon Marsh 126 Jackson Gasser 621 Ray Schapper 4/ Keston Gagel SUPER MINI 9-15 422 Nathan Hall 11 Cody Camp 4 Levi Camp 18 Ethan Hester 113 Dylan Casey 9 Stephen Lowery 288 Kody Knott 526 Blake Emery 20 Austin McCoy 302 Zach Hall 126 Jackson Gasser 4 Kurt Kissinger QUAD 30+ OPEN 711 David Anderson 25 25 22 16 15 33 25 25 25 22 22 20 18 18 16 15 14 57 52 47 41 40 36 30 27 25 19 16 15 13 11 11 10 9 8 0 54 45 45 44 30 25 22 18 18 16 15 15 13 0 SPORTS The News Standard - B3 ABOVE: Travis Howlett (left) chats with David Mings during Sunday's practice ride. LEFT: Briley Shrewsberry maneuvers the newly remade Meade County Fairground's motocross track. BELOW LEFT: Zach Hughes soars over one of the tabletop jumps on the new track. BELOW: Bailey Hall pops a wheelie while jumping through the air during one of his practice run on Sunday. THE NEWS STANDARD/BEN ACHTABOWSKI Buy one item at REGULAR PRICE and get two items at HALF PRICE!! 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The team's productivity has a lot to do with the returning incumbent senior class. Without losing a player who saw playing time last year, the team returns five seniors: point guard Caroline Wilson, guard Mallory Wathen, center Bliss Powers, forward Alexa Adams and guard Paige Long. "They are fifth-year seniors in a lot of ways." Hurt said. "They have all been here before. I have to give my seniors credit. They come every day with enthusiasm. Sometimes summers can be a task, but not with these girls." The team also picked up a new, but old, player -- senior forward Carly Evans. Evans took last year off and joined the track team this past spring where she was a state finalist in the long and triple jumps. This year she has returned to the court with a vengeance. "It's really good to get back out onto the court," Evans said. "I think I'm a hundred times better than I've ever been. I'm more relaxed and having fun with it. I'm just enjoying the summer." Her athleticism and powerful jumping skills improved an already potent frontcourt featuring senior Bliss Powers and junior Scarlett Powers, who both measure over six feet tall. "Scarlett and Bliss have been playing well," Hurt said, "and then Carly Evans has stepped and has already made an impact." Younger players have stepped it up too this summer. One player who has improved tremendously is junior Tiffany Brown. Brown also runs cross country and track, while competing as one of the best hurdlers in the state. "Tiffany Brown has had a really good summer," Hurt said. "I've been impressed with her. She's quick as a cat. Obviously, if you're going to be a state contender at the hurdles you're an athlete. What she's been working on is decision-making and handling the ball. But the three-sport athlete knows all too well the rigors of an off-season and the fact that she never gets to rest between seasons. "I never feel like I get a break," she said. "My game has really improved. I just have to make sure to keep playing (basketball) through cross country season so I don't lose anything I learned this summer." Hurt also is impressed with the freshmen and sophomore classes, one of the standouts being sophomore LeAnna Luney "When you talk about improvement, (Luney) is head and shoulders from what she was last year. That's what's exciting about the summer is seeing these kids grow." The downside to off-season workouts is injuries. Although the team has gone through this summer relatively unscathed, Adams sprained her ankle three weeks ago. "The big key to summer ball is staying healthy," Hurt said. "You want to get through the summer avoiding any big injuries. You want to keep people rested and play a lot of players. We try to keep her healthy." Summer is always a time for immense improvements, but in a laidback environment, player bonds also strengthen. One of the most instrumental parts to the teams' bond is camps. This year the team went to Western Kentucky University for four days to compete. Hurt took players from seventh through 12th grade. "It was a great time for the kids to get to know each other," he said. "It was a great time for us to get to know each other. You get to know them on a personal level, eat meals with them. You know that kid `X' is a point guard, now you get to know that kid `X' likes country music." In addition to the laidback times of the summer months, the off-season is also a time for evaluation and preparation. "It's a great time to evaluate and get an idea of what you want to work on in October when the season starts," Hurt said. "When we step on the floor we want to keep it serious. We're a lot more free with our substitutions and we try to keep it simple." With summer being a busy time for most of his players, finding interchangeable lineups is part of the challenge for Hurt. "It's a great time to mix and match lineups," he said. "In the summer, you're going to have kids doing other things like a softball tournament or are out playing basketball or on vacation. So you end up throwing different lineups out there and you see different kids play." In the heart of the dead period, the Lady Waves can now rest for the upcoming season, which has high expectations. "I think we're all bonding," Evans said. "This is our last year and we want to end our career the best we can. We're just a bunch of girls that go out there and have fun. I think our relationship is stronger than it's ever been. I think we can take it all the way this year. I think we can take it to state." SPORTS Friday, July 3, 2009 SPORTS QUIZ By Chris Richcreek 1. Name the four Florida Marlins who in 2008 became the first infield to have each player hit 25 or more home runs in the same season. 2. How many times has Jason Kendall caught at least 145 games in a major-league season? 3. Name the five University of Oklahoma football players who have won a Heisman Trophy. 4. In the 2007-08 season, Golden State became the winningest team to miss the NBA playoffs since the league went to a 16-team playoff format in 1984. How many games did the Warriors win? 5. Who is the only player in NHL history to win the Hart Trophy (MVP), the Norris Trophy (top defenseman), the Conn Smythe Trophy (playoff MVP) and the Art Ross Trophy (scoring title) in the same season? 6. Name the first three-time NASCAR Cup race winner at Texas Motor Speedway. 7. Who was the last female tennis player to win three of the four Grand Slam events in the same year, and which one did she not win? Answers 1. First baseman Mike Jacobs (32 homers), second baseman Dan Uggla (32), shortstop Hanley Ramirez (33) and third baseman Jorge Cantu (29). 2. Five times, including 149 for Milwaukee in 2008. 3. Billy Vessels (1952), Steve Owens (`69), Billy Simms (`78), Jason White (`03) and Sam Bradford (`08). 4. 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The free play applies at all 19 state park courses. Also, juniors will be able to hit balls free on the driving range when an adult purchases range balls. "July is family golf month with the PGA of America. We are happy to participate in this promotion encouraging families to get out and enjoy fun filled times with their kids at our state parks," said Dan Strohmeier, the Department of Park's PGA Director of Golf. "As golf professionals we must continue to find ways to introduce young persons to golf and grow the game. We have so many outstanding courses located at wonderful state parks where the entire family can get involved with various activities." Several golf courses operated by the Kentucky State Parks have recently received recognition from Golf Digest and Golfweek magazines. The course at Mineral Mound State Park located near Eddyville in western Kentucky was ranked No. 5 in the state in the "Best Courses You Can Play" public-access category by Golfweek Magazine. Eagle Ridge Golf Course at Yatesville Lake State Park, located in eastern Kentucky, and Dale Hollow Lake State Resort Park , located in south central Kentucky were ranked #6 and #9 as "Best In State" by Golf Digest Magazine. In addition, Wasioto Winds Golf Course at Pine Mountain State Resort Park in Pineville, My Old Kentucky Home State Park at Bardstown and Dale Hollow Lake State Resort Park at Burkesville were rated four stars by Golf Digest for "Best Places to Play" in 2008-09. State parks have a "Chip Shot" package that includes overnight lodging and 18 holes of golf with a golf cart for $79 (April 1, 2009 to October 31, 2009). The package price is per person, per night, based on double occupancy, plus tax and is subject to availability. For those desiring an all-inclusive package, the popular Tee's & Zzz's golf packages are still available, which include overnight lodging, breakfast and dinner, 18 holes of golf with a golf cart, welcome gift card and preferred tee times. Package prices begin at $109 per person, per night, based on double occupancy, plus tax (April 1, 2009 to October 31, 3009). For more information about Kentucky State Park golf courses, including the State Park Golf Trail, go to www.parks.ky.gov and click on the golf link. The Kentucky State Park System is composed of 52 state parks plus an interstate park Brandenburg.......270-422-3979 Flaherty................270-828-4600 Small town service. Big time commitment. Holding theeveryone isConcrete prices line on suffering from We know Golfers under 18 years of age can enjoy a free round of golf during July. FILE PHOTO the economical down turn, so at this time we are holding our prices at the 2008 rates. shared with Virginia. The Department of Parks, an agency of the Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet, operates 17 resort parks with lodges -- more than any other state. For more information on Kentucky parks, visit our Web site at http://www.parks.ky.gov. 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Prince & Princess of Meade County! This category will be for couples ages 3 and 4 years old. This contest will be held at the Farm Bureau Building starting at 6 p.m. on July 25, 2009. Following this new contest will be the Little Mister and Miss Meade County Fair for couples ages 5 to 7 years old. If you are interested in entering a couple in either of these contests, please contact Anita Hobbs at 270-4224108 or Darla Anderson at 270-541-4247. Both contests are limited to 25 couples. MCEMA (Meade County Emergency Management Agency) is asking all churches to contact him with information on your church's name, location, phone, fax, and e-mails to have on file for emergency situations. Please call 270-4222776 or e-mail him at firstname.lastname@example.org. DIVORCE with or without children $95. With FREE name change documents (wife only) and marital settlement agreement. Fast and easy. Call us 24 hrs/ 7 days: 888-7890198 Reach over 1 million readers with one call! 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Anyone that is a member, please send your membership number, address and a contact phone number to Meade County Seniors, Inc. Attn: President P.O. Box 1600, Brandenburg, KY 40108. If a relative or friend knows whether a member is deceased, in a nursing home, or has moved away from the area, please send or bring a letter with that information to the senior citizen center Mon., Wed., Thurs., or Friday between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. If you have a member certificate, bring it or mail a copy. Please submit any information even if you don't know your member number. It is important. For more information, please call 270-422-5200. Report suspected illegal activity in your neighborhood by calling the Meade County Sheriff's Department anonymous tip line at 270422-4673 or email drugtips@ bbtel.com. Storage Sheds Most All Sizes Available $29.50 and up Easy Access � Call for Availability (270) 422-2282 Labor-Handyman services available. 15 years experience. Reasonable rates. Call 270-945-7879. INDIAN OAKS SUBDIVISION Lot 10 - 3.46 acres $25,500 Lot 14 - 2.5297 acres $17,000 Lot 15 - 2.5399 acres $17,000 Notice: Transportation to NA meetings will be provided from MACC Ministries, Battletown, beginning Tuesday, June 9th at 6:30 p.m. for Brandenburg and Irvington. For more information, call Glenn at 270-497-4378. Notice: Transportation to AA meetings will be provided from MACC Ministries, Battletown, beginning Wednesday, Jun 10th at 6:30 p.m. for Brandenburg and Irvington. For more information, call Glenn at 270-497-4378. BRANDENBURG AL-ANON: Alcohalt House, 2255 Fairgrounds Road. Meets Sunday, Tuesday, and Thursday at 8 p.m. Open to all. Call 270-422-1050 for more information. OPEN DOOR ALATEEN GROUP: Alcohalt House, 2255 Fairgrounds Road. Meets Thursdays at 8 p.m. These meetings are for Al-Anon and Alateen members only. You qualify for membership if your life has been or is being deeply affected by close contact with a problem drinker. Please come to any Al-Anon or Alateen Opened or Closed meetings! Call 270-422-1050 for more information. A L C O H O L I C S ANONYMOUS: Meetings are held at the Acceptance Place, 1370 Hwy.79 in Irvington. Meetings are every Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, and Sundays at 8 p.m. For more information, call 270-5470347 or 270-547-0445. N A R C O T I C S ANONYMOUS: Meetings are held at the Acceptance Place 1370 Hwy. 79 in Irvington. Meetings are Monday, Tuesday, and Thursdays at 8 p.m. For more information, call 270-547-0347 or 270547-0445. CANCER SUPPORT GROUP: Look Good, Feel better, 3rd Monday of each month. 10:15 a.m. until 12 p.m. at Hardin Memorial Hospital. Call Program Care at 270-706-1493 for more information. CANCER SUPPORT GROUP: Man to Man Prostate Cancer Education and Support, 2nd Tuesday of each month. 6 p.m. in the 5th floor boardroom at Hardin Memorial Hospital. Call Program Care at 270706-1493 or Karen at 270-706-1250 for more information. 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B8 - The News Standard Submitted by Brian MarGrave STS Foundation In an effort to raise cultural awareness and understanding in Brandenburg, we would like to invite families to host an international exchange student this August. Host families provide room and board, a safe nurturing environment and have a genuine interest in learning about a different culture. Students range in age from 15 to 18 years old. Students will have all of the money they could possibly need and their own health insurance. The school that the students will attend is dictated by the host family's home address. We interview the families in their home to find the best match for the students that we have available, and we invite families of all shapes and sizes to host. We welcome empty-nesters, single parents, newlyweds, retired parents, families with several kids at home or none. The matches are made according to personality, background, family structure, hobbies, interests, talents, affinity with animals and or pets, allergies, religion, academic interests, sports interests, maturity level, level of independence, musical interests and playing instruments. A student's lifestyle may be better suited for an "outdoors" family that rides four-wheelers, likes to hike, camp and fish, lives on a farm, and enjoys horseback riding or a student may be better suited for a family that enjoys primarily indoor activities such as playing cards, reading, playing music, watching movies, playing video games, board games or cooking. We connect them on as many levels as we possibly can. Children of families that host will receive a scholarship to study abroad. The students will attend public high school for one academic year, which begins this August. The STS Foundation is a not-for-profit organization designated by the Department of State, a member of CSIET and has been raising cultural awareness through cultural exchange since 1986. For more information please call Brian MarGrave: 800-522-4678 or via e-mail at email@example.com Friday, July 3, 2009 Borui Zhang My name is Borui. I was born in China in 1993. I have a strong command of the English language and am extremely fluent. My mom is in administration and my dad is a salesman. I don't have any brothers or sisters. I am crazy about basketball! I am the captain of my high school team and am a really good at this sport. I am at the highest level of play without being professional. My basketball team won the championship title last year. I love watching NBA games. My favorite player is Allen Iverson. I am learning to play guitar and I play the piano. I really love to cook and I can teach you to make some different Chinese dishes. I can't wait to tell you all about my culture and learn about yours. I have so much to tell you and not enough space ... LOL. Johanna Mayer My name is Johanna. I was born in Sweden in March of 1992. I am a Protestant and I would attend church with my host family. My father is retired and my mother is an opera singer. I don't have any brothers or sisters. I have had seven years of English and three years of German. My three passions are riding horses and Salsa dancing and big families. My parents divorced when I was very young. I have lived alone with my dad for all of my life. My dad is 65 years old and worked as a head chef in a restaurant ... so there is always good cooking and amazing meals at our house. We have a dog, two cats and two rabbits. When I have a family of my own I would like to live on a huge farm with horses. I have some chores at home ... nobody has to tell me to do them, I just do. I do dishes and clean and whatever else. Justus Eckardt My name is Justus. I was born in Germany in 1994. I am a Protestant and would happily go to church with my host family. My dad is an insurance broker and my mom worked as tax accountant but now she is able to do the things she loves and not work at all ... except taking care of my dad, brother and me. I have had five years of English and six years of French. I enjoy playing golf, playing the piano, reading, swimming and riding my bike. Another hobby of mine is video games. My favorite subjects are English, science, math and music. I sometimes cook the meals at home for my family. My favorite meals to cook are Schnitzel and Kartoffelpuffer. I love animals and would love it if my host family had dogs, cats, hamsters, bunnies or any kind of pets really. Nannapat Hirunwong My name is Nannapat. I was born in Thailand in January of 1993. I am 5'3" and 108 lbs. I have had seven years of English. I don't have any brothers or sisters. I play on my high school basketball team and I have practice for three hours twice a week and have matches on the weekends. I collect stamps and love to listen to music. I am a very disciplined student and have remarkable grades. I clean my room every day and keep the house tidy. I don't have any pets at home but I think it would be nice if my host family did. I love to read detective novels and comic books. I also enjoy trekking and rafting and doing some mountain climbing. Kids get creative and game crazy on art day NOW OPEN Family Fun Friday at David T. Wilson Elementary School is sponsored by the Meade County Public Library and is part of the Summer Reading Program. Last Friday, the Family Fun Day centered around the theme "Get Graphic: Art Day." There were different art projects set up for youth and their families, as well as a special appearance by the Krazy Video Game Van. The van, owned by Bill Farley, has 20 video game units -- 16 inside and four to be set up outside. Farley's video game store, called The Game Store, in Radcliff, Ky., offers the van for rental, for a minimum of two hours, at the rate of $35 per hour. For more on the MCPL Summer Reading Program, contact the library at 270-422-2094. For more on The Game Store, call Farley at 270-351-4263. OPEN EVERY SATURDAY AND SUNDAY THRU OCTOBER A great place to buy and sell!!! ***** FLEA MARKET 624 Broadway, Brandenburg MEADE COUNTY OPEN AIR MARKET Across from Highway 933 Located next to the Garden Path, 270-422-4251 ernon's Carpet V Vernon Deckard President Family Owned For Over 30 Years Sales Debbie Managers Tim & Greg 270.351.1399 Free Estimates & Financing Available 90 Days Same As Cash 554 S. Wilson Rd Radcliff, Ky Mon - Fri 9:00-6:00 Saturday 9:00- 5:00 DEAD ANIMAL REMOVAL Call DARS INC. 1-888-744-1186 or 1-859-744-1186 $25 fee per trip remaining costs sponsored by: TOP LEFT: A crowd gathers inside the game van. TOP RIGHT: Guitar Heroes Jon Wood, left, and Logan Short shred the riffs. ABOVE: Lydia Pike, 4, smiles brightly, showing off her butterfly face paint. LEFT: Gavyn and Shelly Helton play a game of Bingo. THE NEWS STANDARD/LINDSEY CORLEY The Meade County Conservation District The Meade County Fiscal Court The Agriculture Development Board Newspapers Educating and Working for Students NEWS Program Knotts Supply Kentucky Farm Bureau Tony Brown Chevrolet Cardinal Concrete Co. Since 1985 Friday, July 3, 2009 SUBSCRIBE TODAY! We report on... News, Sports, Features, Family, and much, much more! The News Standard - B9 JOIN OUR FAMILY here at The News Standard B12 - The News Standard Wedding Announcement By Laura Saylo r editor@thenews standrad.com It was 200 years Bluegrass Homemakers collect old May 22: Leslie Medley, Violet Chism, Randall Bandy and ago this summer that David M. Braxton Bolton Richardson and U.S. ags for VFW May 23: Shane Benham and Allie Medley trekked from Whithis family Friday, May 22, May 25: Carrie Lancaster, Mary Bourroughto and Mono to what's now ehall, N.Y. In recognition of Flag Day, er in Wisconsin in 1885. He Lou Pike 2009 called Midway, Ky. May 26: Logan Wemes and Virginia Singleton the Meade County Home- chose June 14 as it was the The Richardso May 27: Robert Earl Wilkins Jr., Sidney Allen, James makers are collecting worn 108th anniversary of the ofn located to estab family reout U.S. ags. These will be cial Stars and Stripes, and Campbell, Charlie Cook and Cody Durbin lish a farm on nearly 6,000 May 28: Lisa Knott, Kristin Wemes, Wilma Blackburn acres of land turned over to our VFW Post celebrated a " ag birthday" The News Stan that stretched dard - A11 from Paynfor proper disposal. with his students. As his an- and Rick Kendall eville to Rich ardson LandIs your U.S. ag ready for nual celebration gained covering -- a docking retirement? Has it seen its age in newspapers and public point at the By Cryst Ohio River that used to exist better days? Please bring it to addresses, crystal@the alOn am the idea grew. Benh below present-da newsstand the Extension Of ce on Old June 14, 1889, a New York ard.com Bottom Road in y Crosier Battl Ekron Road, or give it to any City teacher held ceremonies Since 1809, thou etown. When last homemaker before June 10. for the children of his school, mber 's Septe sands of acres of the origi wind nal Happy birthday, The U.S. Flag Code states and Flag Day storm devaad- d Meade was later state come and gone plot have County and that, "when a ag has served opted by the State Boardsurrounding of Richardson nam under the areas, Jay Hend Dad! You're its useful purpose, it should Education of New York. erson, like Homer Lee Riche, though many others, was be destroyed, preferably Adults also participated inforced to ardson -- the greatest. great-great-gre go without elect at-grandson by burning." Many service Flag Day ceremonies. In 1914, ricity and of David M. -- running is proud to organizations conduct Dis- Franklin K. Lane, water for days. Secretary of say 550 acres Henderson have never posal of Unserviceable Flag the Interior, delivered ,abeing a busi1914 Love always, been owned by ness man could Erica Foushee and Jacob Kyle anyone outCeremonies on June 14, Flag Flag Day address, in which go too n't side the Richardso long Jeremy n family. Regina Foushee of Brandenburg and Chuck Foushee of Eliz- Day. This ceremony creates he repeated withouthe said a clean words having CLOCKWISE (from shav so durin "That means a lot," Homer abethtown, Ky. are pleased to announce the forthcoming mar- a particularly digni ed and the ag hade,spoken to ghim hustle the Kaye and Homer top): Softball Lee said. "Bice and bustle Lee ntennials on riage of their daughter, Erica Danielle Foushee to Jacob Kyle solemn occasion for the retire- that morning: "I of the state emeram what stars Richardson at the farms are beco gency Lady Wa ming more ves Anderson, son of Kevin and Darla Anderson of Guston. ment of unserviceable ags. you make me; he decided to grab a nothing more. marker of a slave farm; a and more rare. players com softball quick shave at 's " Danielle is a 2005 graduate of Meade County High School Flag day was of cially es- I swing before your eyesD's aBarberas the family ceme grave in the East-W pete in shop Raised on the tery; Homer plush, slenand is currently employed by Head Liners Salon Spa as a cos- tablished by the proclamation bright gleamin Brandenburg. of color, Lee amid his soft Star gam est AllA family endeavor The on-air pair Little did a symder hills of the red winter es. family farm, metologist. of Pres. Woodrow Wilson on bol of yourself." he know, the barwheat; a property Homer Lee and ber givin him map of the Jake is a 2006 graduate of Meade County High School and May 30, 1916. But it wasn't features toe-tappingis his shave, Pat So if your gag WMMG radio farm from the early The Turners' farm doesn't boast Sports, B4 brothers -- Sim, his three McDonald, wounot a 1800s. Celebrate the end of andera as the is currently employed by Lusk Mechanical as a service techni- until Aug. 3, 1949, that Presi- news, and fun on-air ald soon begleam Bill an tunes, local bright come of color, symthe most acres or largest yields, Wayne -- County High School Class of THE NEWS STANDA his please partn Meade grew up Friday, cian. dent Truman signed an Act and of yourself,businessbring er. personalities, bol its Tradio proRD/ but it's home sweet home and Basketball other farm June 19, like any our the state-of-th "I LAURA SAYLOR 2009 is featured in in children, 2009 e-art The wedding will take place at 6 p.m., May 30 at Ekron Bap- of Congress designatinglets listeners the Extension Of (theto- ergram June it to make came into ce barb pulling a place where their children can theirBen ht and shop) a great weig special C Section. machinery and recen farm more than 1,500 acres summer team hosts learning Achtabo tist Church Blanc Christian Life Center. A reception will imme- 14th of each year deal on anything from cars to cows.had the Sepas National day. temb when we In honor of Flag Day reap the benefits of rural living. , pretourna tricks of the trade wski, the structed feed barn tly con- dominantly of She and Hom er windstormag at Sports Ed . er Lee are corn, soydiately follow at St. Johns reception hall. All friends and family Flag Day. 2009, "Tha please y a A11 ," he said. Business, new Agriculture, A12 this week ment Richardson fami pleased their the acreage, the s that pock beans and whea ito After graduatin r t's when weIt is a children are t. elds are still ly boasted are invited to attend. America's birthday was your starte or home. met and business sports@ 270-422-4 Richardson farm the cover of maintain 140 broo They also both interested Murraythe State 542 g from steeped in histo d talking country, TOPnewssta Jay ersity Spor has ry. 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It is thought the United States of America. her." re TH ershop, glances land, and thou labor and torch for years cidedHen pilotIS ISSUE "Years ago farm g on Irvington ed Henderson is turally-adept M -- locat to come. gh the elds up Soccer to derson receives Birth Announcement 's form Homer ing was -- children, that the idea for an annual Submitted by Annette Horn- the team pho the abou farming operation family's last hairc n Lane on er barber,Alex, 18, and at a picture from Alex, who grad owner of Jay's also once plowed Tom Payn Lydia, ABOVE: to after his Richardso from , which ut with uates from Homt making a living," led day celebrating the ag was sby, Mus Information Chair- try Public 16, and Coun Payne just three trust e. In the pictu is fathe clien d Pat McD his nam wne mules are now hander Lee said. "It ic Show but he retire from ed Classir eds ts, six-y it inonald, co-oed after the barb Lee's before he retired at hands, re, Meade County High Scho originated by a schoolteach- man. sowe seems with Th--News always B3the the this ear-old Brayfather -- r of Homer ershop, pose is runn farm the age of 88. year, e ol now it's more farm with ing 1980s. dreamed of own GPS-navigated nd d den Lucaareand large Stamega is in the running McDonal about keeping on s, two ing a bar- son ard stone -- a sbless one of schedule to up with tractors, the pillars bershop. Kaye, origid gives loyal customer erecting his partner, Jay Henders for his youngestbe named an FFA spoke a few more Youth pag technology, nally B6 Richardsons a sign that on. the busiest State Star man from identi Luther Albey, of Irvin time of ing BOTTOM LEFT Farmer, times ty as well. western e about the busin During his fourt aging. More oftenabout are adamant abou : gton, Ky., gafresh es the hom year.nize an accolade Kentucky, mov By spon ess a t keeping than their herit shave. the Mead to Marriage Licenses Western Kentuckyh year at nity and a few monopportu- Bambino baseballsoring Fishingsodas to all custoB8 ed The pillars, Homer estead. "There were a this year 's evLee achieved in 1971 Homer not when you're epla age deep-root trip "Last yeaof long he t. lot runn mers and is en Lee said, ; ths Univer- Hend leagues same County around were when ed ns the alsotime, icap sity, he became r we did was named Kentin 1994 farm ... you're runn ing a and prevalent. craftedhe'sslave ed handtakin erson made McD later, and Little League by work-- 60 nights, almost all-nighters, the n't kn accessible severely ill. exp g a posi- of ing s ucky's show basebtion team untillast few PJ's ect," Jas onald along all Heritaas 2 an offer -- half a.m., used onald "We want the "I tanding Youn in the of ce, not the on All of two rstB1 to . The which " McDto livesaid. weeks," Kaye said. en Outsow what to kids to unownership and with other events agricge the state's plans1 expand shoBarbershop is Lynora May Early, 22, of of end got really sick at the and Stephensport, Ky., daughfemale work Hend in a derstand said. "W ed in ultur at 1111 cked with crolocatbean Farmer, and g Soy- combine." its horizons on Be premises. and responsibility of Hwy 60 e were in 1997 the histo Ac the exten futur of the en- own around Irvington, the addie countyin B1 sion e byBurie thenerson bowski wd IrBrandenburg, daughter of terI told my Rhea rWardrip of Daria senio year and tire and the sports@the hta and McDon- vington, just . eve West in and the out here," Kaye ry that's agent. ald enjoy servi For two centu SCORES ng a third barb shop. 2 ers stay busy d in the famicing the (my parents), Ky., support newsstand rything said. "And ries the there AND ly ard Angela Arlene Bays and and Joseph Peter Padgett,I to `if live that nig directly behind t tery town and often ceme- small Hair Affair. tha ha the word abou spreading"I had neveJay OS er. through it, I'm The 's a lot of it." Submit "OncePHOT (Hen .co ht. A lot Business hour ppened t their new scores fro r heard derson) that is nestled undeoffer progoing 26, Kenneth Lawrence Early, Jr., Matthew Scott Hawkins,to do and deal was soon sealed estab r the m of peop of shademotions sle Immeof Meadreceives m areto put onthrou what I want Tuesday pu e PJ's Barbersho lishment. 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So if tball 17 McDonald foun No Test Practice cent meeting. business loe they want d his inter- to and Phillip Holtzclaw. cation to call est in the eld come down and During city council's regular monthafter watching his own, and get theirI get 9-11:45 a.m. Melissa Kay Greer, 37, of shortly before his brother, Jeffre hair the ideas for most held Monday night at city he met Mcly meeting of weed Earl F Wright y, become conn done, (Hair Affair) my Brandenburg, daughter of is articles Donald, he'd a beautician. s as Advisor ected to it. SOCCER Call from for anr Financial today eithe appoi He been in the were they appewhen present ar. phone . Charlotte Laverne Mays and calls orNEWS hall, all members When appli works with worked as a barb eventually "And they have www.edwardjones.com 425 Broadway ed what I see drivi ntment! er for Ken270councilman Ronnie ts, Brandenburg KY 40108 as theto tanning Member CIPF Member SIPC Phillip Ray Greer, to William oper Rita Nix, owner ny Albe -351-5367 direc Joyner objected label ng across and visits in there," $3Summ herbicides are rt 270-422-1922 he added. er soc the county. enviThomas Davis, 35, of Battle- Irvin ator of Hair Affair and his in Vine Grove, Ky., 171 E.an What I've notic oln in The shop has Coach Long's cer camp expenditure listed in the ental 2009Linc ronmcity's interest grew. gton, Ky., to Trai ed a laid back safe. rent a town, son of Diana Kay Gripp behin year Rad 2010 4016 l (FY) Certain ly shop atmosphere with Summerlately Annual I'm Ky scalCEA for budget prior to city Henderson and when cliff, Soccer Ca d her salon. ones 0 a more and William Gerald Davis. McD 29, 30 and abou mp Jun out work hard to not McDonald "modern take attorney Darren Sipes's rst restri have onald and Hend e t Braxton Michael Spink on an and July 1 frois quite a Agriculture different reading s only satisfy 8:30 a.m of Angelina Emily Shaw, 60, old pond m of ordinance No. 479, on ordinance ction er- customers bit shop," McD . to thethe label. Ther to scum. , but the comm said. PJ'sNoth uni- Barbersho onaldGrove Optim4 p.m. at Vine eTrinity Spink is proud to announce the birth of her baby of Brandenburg, daughter ing fore, readi p offerlunch s 50-cent ist Park. cane adopt the appropriated budget. ng and unbrother, Braxton Michael Spink. He was born Wednesday, of Esther Pearl Archuleta is provid beauFre add to the derstanding the to ed. ty of The budget had $5,000 expended label $45 and April 29 at Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services in Roberts and Harold Francis is reg piece of Cost erty a is very important can be dow istratiopropms the Meade County/Brandenburg Inn or . New Albany, Ind. He weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and was Roberts, to Chris Shaw, 62, of be nloaded for www.vine more valuable to When using a herAuthority (IDA), 20 � inches long. Brandenburg, son of Chrisgro tock fro livesvesoccer. m dustrial Developmentbicide, com. For during a it age Braxton is the son of Phillip and Julie Spink of Guston. tine Margaret Crain Shaw Gardenknow nte rtant something Pace saidto Ce is budgets the city impo drou fou and up. Conta s ghtrthan a pond Staff Repo r& the plant Landsc . Grandparents are Donnie and Shirley Fackler of Branden- and Rex Shaw. rt each FY. However, its aping Service 270-317-2 ct Gary Long beau The News will control. Certa it 626 Broadw sin ty 772 burg and Donald and Mary Joe Spink of Payneville. Greats Standard Jennifer Lauren Padgett, 24, THE NEWS STANDARD/CHARLOTTE FACKLER AND atioandSAYLOR r inform LAURA for more "I IDA wate quality don't think we should give theay St., Brandenburg, Last week n. Andy Mills desirable plant may grandparents are Virgina Barr and Ruth Fackler. KY is maimed with $5,000," Joyner said.be affec I'll tellsyou This we "And ted as Chris Fal the ek, the well as presence � Ca haven't Brandenb eld behind the undesirable why. Ordway, l soccer signof pond scum. The main reason is, they ndleberry Candl urg's Kr ones. Community Events VGOYS ups es Pond scum swarming oger wa gotten their A total controlvar publisher offall soccer sign or lamentous money yet and is not recomde another reaups are algae s with Me iety of mended if being forms a ty athlet ade Coun son is on have representaTheJuly 1,s- the held until greenish mat(the city) doesn'tpond scum or oth- Heirloom tomato New and es who er weeds are es Irvington High School's 50th Class Reunion (1959-2009) participa fee in footba Registratio the wate surfa Enterprise, appe isr $40. ce. This slimy As� Garden abundance. � tion (on the IDA board)." in plants ted ll and soc n forms Trees and shr the weed aring mat at to while the cer cam spokewww.vinelame on line is a series of who serves as chairman of the Pace -- depletion nto die, oxygen ubs � Bu s resul ds On April 25, nearly 25 class of 1959 graduates of Irvington High School gathered together to the groves all ps, high sch nts n thatdue to � Seed see com. Ap ool gym Vine Grove tangl occer.joined IDA -- explained tocould and en- deca t three lled with plicatio ed catch up on lost times. Of the 43 original classmates, 23 were present, 10 are deceased -- Jackie was potatoes ying Joyner be toget future La It tends deple Chammailed to the ns can her. people are appointedweeds. city to repbasketbal dy Waves Wheeler, Eugene Mitcham, Dorthy Ammons, Jimmy Tucker, Phyllis Haire Little, Donald Meby the A sudden tion of oxygen P.O Boxber of to start . l player 592, Commerce Vine Gro its growth along the on the IDA's board, and the in the s compe ador, George Luney, Doris Dowell, Barbara Alexander Cole and Ruby By Laura Saylor were abCarter -- and 10 the gam edges and the resent it water is 401 ve, ting e they lov about 75. Pospond by KY bottom of a In cases detrimental to sh. sent -- Henrietta Cashman, Eugenia Jolly, Robert Henderson, email@example.com Wallace Foote, Eddy Kerr, Jewel e. 1 to how t mark As it grow All three . county of dense MON rec IS OPEN algae bloom s, oxygen isappoints three members.DAY - , camps -- discounte much Regeiveformed July Lyon, Beulah Miller, Tony Simmons, Ronnie Nicolas and John Parr. fee. newsSATURDAY 9 AM it is better to treat soccer and d and TO 6 PM basketbal football, papers for ular the is $45 causes it to rise toSee QUESTIONS,1/3 of the The painting behind those pictured below was created by Wes Kendall, Irvington High each can fee surfa pond in two week A2 the basics l -- taugh ce. BRANDENBURG -- Meade County intervals. doand helpthe looks, d child Besides its ugly of each t to the 3rd 1st/2n it is School 1938-1981. Now is game, wh focusing re ghters and emergency responders free. Ch the commu- and up usedalso a nuisance in with herbi the time to treat on ile ild ponds are cides because during int in-game experienc yea old MU arrived at a harrowing scene Monday nitiesrsreadby ST be four for recreation. the er-camp e water temperatu A ersAuguspond is like most scrim re is more order The soc land ideal. evening: an overturned pumper truck live in. to partici own. in He we e t 1 If not prop cer cam mages. Treating later pat per doubled erly man- summ p nearl in the is KYSA rules. Conta, it will pictured aged that trapped ve local re ghters inside. y its numb er increases the my not ct ticipants chance er of pa with Long na -317-2In order be produc- to harm 270 tive. TamThat accident occurred around 6:30 rfrom las mo Don sh 766 t ye over 100 Betsre inform- maintain afor to properly water temp due to higher on, presation. p.m. Monday on KY 448. According to eratures and lack lawn, garden campers. ar, with or of oxygen. identRin the eld a soil other cam The tw of eyv Kentucky State Police reports, the apo ps also ille youth sample should be Vine soc e done periodical saw an crease in Pond scum Grov paratus was traveling eastbound in the cer inly in and other numbers PHOTO COURTESY Chamber of fall 2009 know what deple order to aquatic weeds season . Turn to B2 OF VINE GROVE are unsig right hand lane and overturned when ted nutri- but CHAMBER OF COMME The merce. ents to apply ComRineyv registration . can be controlled htly this week' for more photos RCE TOP: ille Comm the vehicle operator attempted to merge . Preof s camps. will hav Emergency ty vention by mon e wate respondersPonduni itorin cer leaguea brand remove r should be wate into the left hand lane. new soc TOP: Ad Correction: In r quality is the g the this tested perioam Wals ve ghters from fall. Sig our employees dically to monitor fectiv most efMeade County Fire District Chief Lar- We are locally owned & headquartered andn-ups arere certain mine a pack of h leads across the coun last week's article titled, e mean the at the "Sip with roots Rineyv overturned truck. business's residentses makes lawnsin our community. gene ral levels. Pond undesirab s of controlling during a soccer players ry Naser said during a press conference ty," theare local contact By Lindsey Corley scum number is 270-6 and pockets ille Community le water plant number was incor game. FA ConceABOVE: Several rally is an indica68-5353. The New Park ssio s. Kaitlyn How tion R LEFT rectly listed. The greener (be somewhat held Tuesday at noon at Station No. 1 firstname.lastname@example.org s Standard regre the baseban Stand helicopCu STAT ct of en poor water now ever, controlling weeds corre ight twe ts the mistake. THE NEWS a lay-up ccino goes in : quality. elds) on The is possible by that the pumper was en route to a car acSTAN Mondaterslltransported the best contr . for using the y, ol of proper BEN ACHT DARD/ liams ca LEFT: Conner pond scum When you day and Tuesday, Thurs- and other herbi County High School cident at Gaines Road in Brandenburg. The W ABOWSK tches a injuredfrore ghtFriday weed aquatic 2009 Meadecides. I ball durin ilpassing STOCKS p.m. thr s is prev KSP reports state the water Quotes have our in the plays. alumni For banquet, held Saturday at g oug to University ers h July m 6-7:30of ention through gard more information reeffective as of OF LOCAL INTEREST maintaining good service you July 11, 10. 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PEP ............... the sam425 fth NASCAR ld from s quite 51.61 perimen Broad shefree updated right away to stable at s hasdance was Taylor Smith, class of 2009, was e hou way Baker-Faith and re ghters Raymond they were extricated from the vehicle. exexperienc the imt, and rec pressive four coa Brandenburg, sehold are *Annual percentage . ed rate. chi who en res perform he said. Naser reported that all ve were re- the hospital," KY 40108 Downs and Teri Reardon were trapped based on credit worthin Quoted rate is cha this year's recipient of the L.H. Future Adjusta ances ha tly his former wi ume. He is a which cap and ng a is nges, ble Interest Rate 270-422-1922 ess ve notasubject nner of bly impro For has been a membercurrent as of 4/20/09. **Curre dwith .25% reduction for directThe award has been time Dayquestio of the Meade pe rate last Award. deposit or having to change from inside the apparatus after it rolled onto leased from the hospital by Tuesday Powell the Indianapolis to time. Quoted rate when ass nt off a competitor ved. He of week used a current/former is best rineyville ns e-mail for 500 and istant coa ninth at nished vehicle at 72 rst morning. its passenger side. around since a1941, given monthsto Willisauto loan with the Credit Union. rate you a threetime Ind Ph ch fer Smith . Rate yahoo.com thsoccer@ yCar cha Richmon oenix, sixth at was name JenniSee. COMRADES, A2 "We were very lucky," Naser said. "We Emergency responders from every disWhen he mpion. d, 16th d head at Charstruggle lotte an See ALUMNI, A2 d in NA d SCAR, See CO - Autism 13th in Dover many ACH, B4 Jennifer 's observer Speaks THE NEWS anticipa Smith ad s 400. ted STAN players Falling return to that he might during thi dresses Meade DARD/BEN ACHT from the ABO light in County the open s week's volleyball WSKI ranks, bu NASCAR spot-w open gy t the cha heel faze Ho ms. didn't rnish. of adap llenge ting to "I' ve stock car appeale ne ve r s d to him rea lly own accord. By Laura Saylor . See HANG During Tuesday's regularly email@example.com , B4 scheduled Fiscal Court meetPlanning and Zoning Commission meeting held last After hearing remarks from a ing, Battletown resident Brenda By Laura Saylor August, confusion and debate have arisen about the local citizen, magistrates voted Brown opened the public session firstname.lastname@example.org process and procedures that have led to the quarry's to initiate a land rezoning with a by asking magistrates about the rock quarry that could bring hun- status of Meade County Quarry. After a rocky start and eight monthss of meetings, operations as they exist today. "It' not just about sell MCQ dreds of thousands of tax dollars Meade County Judge/Executive ordinances, text amendments and public hearings, ing real esta has been confronted with opposition since 2025 By-Pa te, it's abo ss Road, Harry Craycroft and county atits operating to the county. Meade County Quarry is operational, exercising its it rst detailed ut making dre plans during that Auams a rea Brandenbu Suite 205 lity." That vote ultimately failed, but torney Margaret Matney both surface gravel mining rights on its leased land in the gust meeting, at which dozens of residents of the rg, KY EACH OF Big Bend area said they didn't want another quarry only on the minor detail that mag- said no action is pending with the Big Bend area of Meade County. FICE INDEPE Mich Realtor/O elle NDENTLY istrates would prefer the quarry Though Meade County Quarry, LLC (MCQ) opwner OWNED Jennifer 270-268- , ABR AND OP 6631 Realtor ERATED initiate its rezoning request by its erations were rst discussed during a Meade County See REZONED, A9 See QUARRY, A9 270-945- Homemakers HERITAGE Friday, May 22, 2009 Birthdays Richardson farm ce AGRICULTURE lebrates 200 years of A12 - The New s Standard family history Friday, June 5, 2009 PJ's Barbershop take s BUSINESS customers back to qu ality cuts, shaves Happy Birthday! New beginnings Fire ghters rescue injured comrades Councilman questions LeClair Optical Treat your eyes right! The News Standard Meade County's Award-Winning Paper for the People Vine Grove Chamb er of Commerce greets local publisher Matt Pike M Pull aims emorial Tractor during its to improve second ye ar 55� Pull keeps rolling for a good cau se this Commodities Sports weekend A letter from the Publisher of The News Standard My Fellow Meade Countians, It is my sincerest wish that everyone enjoys reading The News Standard. It has been a privilege and an honor for me to provide this newspaper for the Meade County community. I have received many compliments from people on how much they appreciate the quality of our paper and "sure enough it's in their mailbox every Friday!" Here at The News Standard, I have a very dedicated staff that works extremely hard to report up-to-date news coverage (fair and balanced), the latest Meade County sporting competitions and social events. We also boast a stable of engaging columnists and a great team of graphic designers and sales representatives. 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Meade County's Paper for the People! 1065 Old Ekron Road � Brandenburg � Ky � 40108 270-422-4542 _____________________________________ _____________________________________ _____________________________________ Payment Type:__________ Amt.__________ B10 - The News Standard ACROSS 1 4 8 12 13 14 15 16 18 20 21 24 28 32 33 34 36 37 39 41 43 44 46 50 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 DOWN 1 2 Do sums Apprehend Film segment Anger Medley Similar to Brooks or Torme Chair protector Filch Corrode Open somewhat Tibet's capital One with lots of four-legged friends? 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Teach a man to create an artificial shortage of fish and he will eat steak." �Those who keep track of such things say that the most popular name for pet pythons is, perhaps unsurprisingly, "Monty." �Fashion historians claim that England's Queen Elizabeth I owned 3,000 of the elaborate dresses popular during her time. �If you're like the average American, there are approximately 10,000 words in your vocabulary. �Without a bottle opener, a drunk homeless man in Belgrade, Serbia, was at a loss as to how to open his beer. So he hit upon the bright idea of using a hand grenade to pop the top. A live hand grenade, as it turned out. He popped his own top as well, dying in the incident. There's no word at hand to explain how he got the grenade to begin with. �The Great Pyramid of Cheops in Egypt is so large that its base would cover 10 football fields. Thought for the Day: "The reason why so few good books are written is that so few people who can write know anything." -- Walter Bagehot 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Sandwich shop Rhinoplasty The whole enchilada Midafternoon hour on a sundial Easy bounding gait Dress Tyler or Ullmann White House nickname Apiece 17 19 22 23 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 Western st. Crony Birds, to Brutus Violin's ancestor Tel Paddock papa Winged Taverns Pound of poetry Wedding cake feature Bellow 35 38 40 42 45 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 Telecast Maiden Possess Possesses Fishing gear Attention getter Storm French city Space Falsehood Praise in verse Solemn promise Historic time (c) 2009 King Features Synd., Inc. Horoscopes HOCUS-FOCUS By Henry Boltinoff � 2008 King Features Synd., Inc. Last Week's Solutions ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Don't be surprised if, in spite of your wellmade plans, something goes awry. But don't worry. Your knowledge of the facts plus your Arian charm will help you work it out. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) A personal relationship seems to be demanding more than you feel you're able to give. Best advice: Confront the issue. You could find the situation surprisingly easy to work through. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Resist being pressured into meeting your self-imposed deadline. This is important if you really feel that taking more time to finish a project could save time in the long run. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) A vacation choice seems less interesting than when you first made it. Could it be a matter of the place or the people going with you? Find out before you consider a change of plans. LEO (July 23 to August 22) Someone might be overriding your Leonine logic to get you to agree to "favors" you would normally avoid. Take a new look at what you've been asked to do and see if you've been misled. VIRGO (August 23 to September 22) Try to keep that emerging "judgmental" aspect in check this week. Too many critiques on relatively unimportant issues could create a lot of negative bounce-back reactions. LIBRA (September 23 to October 22) Facing unpleasant facts about an associate isn't easy. But ignoring them isn't wise. Ask a trusted (and neutral) friend to help guide you on what to do and how you might do it. SCORPIO (October 23 to November 21) A shift in opinion regarding a workplace situation could go a long way in vindicating the stand you've taken. But be aware that a satisfactory resolution could still be a long way off. SAGITTARIUS (November 22 to December 21) It's not like you to choose the easy way rather than the right way to do things. So, follow your instincts and feel assured they will lead you to the right decision. Good luck. CAPRICORN (December 22 to January 19) Hold off on making a personal commitment until you find out what it really entails and whose interests are actually involved. There could be hidden facts you need to know. AQUARIUS (January 20 to February 18) A new friend offers an unexpected opportunity that could lead to a career change. Check it out carefully and consider getting an assessment from someone familiar with this field. PISCES (February 19 to March 20) A surprising discovery leads to mixed reactions from those involved in the "revelation." But as you come to appreciate the truth, you'll be able to also come to terms with your feelings. BORN THIS WEEK: Your love of travel helps you appreciate the wonders of the world. You would find a satisfying career in any travelrelated industry. (c) 2009 King Features Synd., Inc. Friday, July 3, 2009 Lunar Calendar Friday 8:17-10:17 p.m. 8:47-10:47 a.m. OUTDOORS Monday The News Standard - B11 Saturday 9:09-11:09 p.m. 9:39-11:39 a.m. Sunday Tuesday Wednesday 11:37 p.m.-1:37 a.m. 12:07-2:07 p.m. Thursday 12:22-2:22- a.m. 12:52-2:52 p.m. 10:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m. 10:49 p.m.-12:49 a.m. 11:00 p.m.-1:00 a.m. 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 11:19 a.m.-1:19 p.m. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Darker shades of gray indicate the best fishing or hunting potential based on the phase of the moon. = New Moon = Full Moon Busy July Fourth brings boating hazards Submitted by the Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Department FRANKFORT -- More boaters will be on Kentucky waters during the upcoming July Fourth holiday weekend than at any other time of year. Families will head to the water to fish, tube, water ski and enjoy a long weekend away from work. Boats full of vacationing friends will navigate crowded waters to find the best spot to watch fireworks. In the midst of all this fun and festivity, it's easy to forget that the Independence Day holiday is often the year's busiest and most congested weekend on the water. "The one thing that we notice about the July Fourth weekend when we go back and look at the boating accident, injury and fatality data is that we seem to have more incidents during that weekend than either Memorial Day or Labor Day," said Sgt. John Anderson, boating education coordinator for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. That statistic isn't meant to scare boaters away. But it should convince anyone who steps into a boat to be extra careful during the busy holiday weekend. Crowded lakes and rivers demand careful navigation from boaters, particularly around crowded fireworks viewing areas. "More people on the water makes for more congested waterways," said Capt. Mike Fields, boating law administrator for Kentucky Fish and Wildlife. "More congested waterways can make for more close calls and more incidents." Boat operators should drive slowly in crowded areas, and scan the water carefully for swimmers, tubers, skiers and personal watercraft operators. "If I could only say two things to the boating public that I knew would Check Out Our Amenities! Indoor Swimming Pool The Ohio River will be busy with boaters during the 4th of July weekend. make a difference, the first thing I'd say is wear your life preserver," said Anderson. "Ninety percent of those who die on the water would have lived if they'd been wearing a life jacket. It's the best insurance policy you can have." Life jackets are required for boaters under 12 years old when in the open part of a boat that is underway. Additionally, a life jacket must be readily available to each passenger in the boat. "The second thing I'd tell the boating public is to take a boating education class," Anderson added. "People who have completed a boater education class are 70 percent less likely to be involved in a serious boating accident." The classes are available free of charge throughout Kentucky, or they may be taken online for a fee. Boater education is required for youth ages 12-17 who are operating a boat with a motor of 10 horsepower or more. For complete information on boater education and to check the schedule of courses, visit Kentucky Fish and Wildlife's Web site at fw.ky.gov. "If you're going to attend fireworks displays in your boat, make sure your running lights are working," added Fields. "Especially after dark, we encourage everyone to wear their life jackets. Should something happen to you, finding your life jacket in the dark would be nearly impossible." Kentucky conservation officers will be out in full force during the holiday weekend. "Officers will be on the lookout for impaired or reckless boaters," said Anderson. "We'll be working with other state and local law enforcement agencies around the water, to stop impaired boaters who may try to make it to their vehicles and drive." Boating under the influence is a serious problem in Kentucky. About half of the boating fatalities in this state happen because of alcohol use, which is more than double the national average. It is against the law for boaters, whether operators or passengers, to consume alcohol while on the water. "Our goal is to have everyone come and have a good time, and leave with good stories," said Anderson. "We don't want their stories to be stories of tragedy or heartache." FILE PHOTO Indoor swimming pool with spa available for swim parties. Excellent for: �Birthdays �Family Gatherings For complete boating regulations, including laws regarding safety equipment such as life jackets, fire extinguishers and running lights, check the 2009 Kentucky Fishing & Boating Guide. 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Sue is center, in blue shirt. 70th Birthday Celebration at family farm birthplace Family and friends gathered for a 70th birthday celebration for Sue Shacklette Cummings on June 13. The party took place on the family farm where Sue was born on June 14, 1939. Sue Shacklette Cummings is the daughter of the late Ed and Ora Shacklette; her brothers are J.C. Shacklette of Brandenburg, Louis Shacklette of Ormond Beach, Fla., and Don Shacklette of Louisville. Her children are Donna Geddes of Richmond, Ind., Debbie Chee, the late William Cummings, Bob Cummings and Charlotte Fackler, all of Meade County. Hunter Bennett Hunter Bennett celebrated his 11th birthday with family and friends at the family campground in Concordia, Ky., on Saturday, June 27. Hunter is the son of Chasidy Bennett of Wolf Creek, and the grandson of Ricky and Fay Bennett of Wolf Creek. Trevor Sego Trevor Sego. of Brandenburg celebrated his first birthday on Friday, June 12, with a Mickey Mouse themed party. He is the son of Dan and Todd Sego of Brandenburg and the grandson of Rob and Diana Haukom of Brandenburg and Jennifer Sego of Crestwood, Ky. Achievement McDonald's employee awarded for service Birthdays July 3: Kenny Albert II. July 4: Jeffrey Wilkins, John Richard Tibbits, Judy Ditto and Joyce Housel. July 5: AleeneBaggett and Carol Fearly. July 6: Janet Smith and Zach Taulbee. July 7: Marcella Barger. July 8: Peggy Haynes and Hannah Patterson. July 9: Larry Medley, Mandy Sturgeon, Michael Loyd and Steve Deibler. PHOTO SUBMITTED McDonald's restaurant manager Anita Gibbs, left, and owner/operator Vincent Tanner, right, present employee Sheila Bennett with the coveted Ronald McDonald� Shoe plaque for 16 years of service. She has been with the McDonald's of Brandenburg since April 1993. Sheila has recently decided to retire from the company. Her coworkers, family and friends wish her all the luck. Submit birthdays...today. Come by our office and submit your family and friend birthdays. 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