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Volume 4, No. 42

Library expands despite limited resources By Brian Graves The News Standard It’s a place that may be taken for granted, but certainly not ignored. The Meade County Public Library has grown to be the central zone of information and community gathering. Nowhere else can someone take advantage of books, Internet, DVDs, and hundreds of special events all for free.

During the last year, the library has received more than 125,000 visits — almost six times the size of the county’s population. That’s one of the reasons the library plans a major move next year to a new facility on Old Ekron Road tripling its size. Bids for construction will be opened next week and the hopes are groundbreaking will happen before the end of summer.

Despite the hindering size of the current 100-year-old building, the library is continuously developing programs proving to be quite popular in the area. For children alone, the library has offered more than 350 different programs since January with total attendance of 11,543. The library does this despite operating on a budget lower than the average Kentucky public library.

“Everyone here is very thrifty and very creative,” Library Director Rachel Baelz said. “Most of our funding goes for programming, that’s what we focus on.” According to Programming and Children’s Services Director Megan Stith, the community has also been helpful pitching in materials that can be used. “If I can’t come up with what we need, somebody

usually can,” Stith said. Encouraging young children to read has become a primary focus for the library. The summer reading program this year has hosted 47 different programs with 1,570 attending. One of the most popular events for children is the story hour held Mondays and Tuesdays. Since April of last year, over 2,000 children have participated in

the program. The library has also added an evening story time once a month. There are also programs and events for teens and adults including video game tournaments, family movie night, back to school help and yoga. “Yoga has been unbelievably popular,” Baelz said. The library also sponsors See LIBRARY, Page A7

Emergency Cruz brings national Miss Teen title home funds to help beat the heat By Jennifer Corbett The News Standard

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Governor Steve Beshear’s office announced federal funds geared toward helping Kentuckians suffering from sweltering summer temperatures in a press release this week. Summer cooling assistance funds totaling $4 million became available through the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program. “Already this summer we have experienced extremely hot temperatures across the state, which can cause serious health problems for vulnerable citizens including those who may not be able to adequately cool their See HELP, Page A2

Brandenburg to rezone Old Ekron Road By Jennifer Corbett The News Standard

Brandenburg Planning and Zoning held a public hearing last Thursday to discuss a motion to change a seven-acre property on Old Ekron Road from an R1 zone to an R2 zone. The property belongs to Rena Singleton, who was not present at the hearing. According to Lee Klockow, planning and zoning administrator, the difference is that R1 can only have single-family residents on a large lot and R2 can have either single or two family homes on a smaller lot. “It depends on the size of the lot and what can go into it,” Klockow said. Six people attended the hearing with


Candice Cruz, of Meade County, won the 2010 Miss Teen United States title.

What happens in Vegas, doesn’t always stay in Vegas. For Candice Cruz, this saying holds true as her recent trip to the Nevada desert brought back some major royalty to the state and county after she was crowned Miss Teen United States 2010 last Friday. “I’m still in shock to be honest,” she said. “I still can’t believe it.” Cruz, a sophomore at the University of Kentucky and a 2009 Meade County graduate, began her journey to Miss Teen United States after she was crowned Miss Teen Kentucky in February. Her trip brought home more than just pretty dresses and makeup; Cruz made some special connections that will last a lifetime. “There were so many beautiful girls out there,” she said. “I truly met some of my friends I will have for a very long time … it just meant the world to me.” Prior to the pageant, Cruz already had her emotions in the right place. “You have to go in with the mentality that you’re going to win,” she said. “But you also have to go in with the mentality of how you’re going to be a good sport if you don’t … because you have to have both.” At the beginning of the pageant, there was an orientation so the girls could get to know each other. During one particular gathering, all the contestants had to compete in a bowling games with their gowns on. “You wore a dress that you didn’t mind getting messed up,” Cruz said. “I got a 123. I was all excited.” In fact, Cruz wore a black dress she wore to New York when she was 14 years old. On Wednesday, the contestants had to have an interview with the judges were they asked questions about Cruz’s platform: The Dove Campaign and other questions such as ‘What would you do if you saw someone cheating?’ or ‘What color crayon would you be See TEEN, Page A8

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WHAT’S INSIDE •Getting quality childcare in town at Nanny’s, A11 •4-H and FFA display their best showmanship at the county fair, A12

INDEX Agriculture............. A12 Business................. A11 Court News............ A6 Classifieds.............. B8 Faith....................... A5 Games.................... B7 Obituaries.............. A4 Opinion................. A3 Outdoors................ B5 Viewing.................. B6 Youth..................... B10

Homemakers to sponsor ‘A Taste of Meade County’ By Jennifer Corbett The News Standard Artie Howell knows her fellow Homemakers will always be there for her. She just over came lung cancer and was completing radiation for throat cancer. Once she got the news that everything was clear, she couldn’t wait to greet all of them and show her appreciation for their support. She brought along a quilt, which was a gift from the Bluegrass Homemakers and the Payneville Sewing Club. In the quilt, each stitching represented a prayer that someone made for Howell to get better. “(The quilt) gave me chills and tears of joy,” Howell said. “I cry every time I think about it because prayer is the strongest medicine there is.” Now, Howell uses that quilt to recline

in her favorite chair at home. Howell, along with a hand full of Homemakers, met Friday, July 5 for the Homemakers Council to discuss business and talk about some of their upcoming events. In August, Meade County Extension Homemakers will hold “A Taste of Meade County.” The event will be held Thursday, August 12 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the extension pavilion and will feature fresh local produce and recipes. According to Jennifer Bridge, county extension agent for family and consumer sciences, the Homemakers have held this event for four years. In the past it has featured recipes from fellow Homemakers, but this year they decided to feature Kentucky made products, this the name “A Taste of Meade County.” “It’s an educational way for consum-

ers to realize what’s local,” she said. Bridge, along with other extension agents, have been working with the “Plate It Up Kentucky Proud” program with the Kentucky Department of Agriculture, to develop some recipes to feature in “A taste of Meade County.” The group created recipes and once they were finished, the final product was modified by University of Kentucky human nutrition students to make the food healthier, Bridge said. There was a blind taste test to see which one she would prefer, and Bridge said she chose the modified ones as compared to the original recipes. Some of the final products chosen for the event include blackberry peach crumble, Brussels sprouts with ham, See HOMEMAKER, Page A2

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Cindy Padgett crowned Miss Meade County 2010 By Jennifer Corbett The News Standard Even through high winds and power outages, dozens of people gathered in the Farm Bureau building to watch eight young women vie for the title of Miss Meade County 2010. The pageant began with a dance routine to “California Girls,” by Katy Perry, which was led by Miss Meade County 2009 Elizabeth Madison. Donning pink shirts, each girl threw a beach ball out into the crowd. The event was divided into three portions: casual wear, swimsuit and evening gown. As each girl entered the stage, Stan Heslep read their bios, which included their hobbies, where they’re attending school and what they hope to accomplish in their future. Throughout the evening, people were able to submit a vote for the people’s choice award. Each vote was represented by a quarter and whoever had the most votes by the end of the night won. Miss Teen United States and Meade County native Candice Cruz was on hand to lend her support to the girls. At the end of the night, Cindy Padgett was crowned Miss

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some sharing their dismay over the possible rezoning. One property owner sent a letter to the council speaking about how her family is against the possible change. In the letter, Emily Jensen wrote, “We are firmly against it. It lowers the value of the property. We welcome the idea of a small neighborhood of houses (however, the) proposed zoning would happen in our backyard. Building duplexes seems unnecessary.” Tim Smith, of Smith Engineering, has done some surveying work on the property and has worked with Singleton and spoke on her behalf. “Rena wants to build single family home rental property,” he said. “She just wants to build them on 80 foot lots. Sixty-foot lots are too low to go.” Instead of making the property zoned single-family

Help From page A1 homes,” Beshear said in the release. “These resources will help protect Kentuckians during these dangerous temperatures.” The funding, which will be managed by the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, is available to help low-income families and the elderly offset the impact of surging energy costs. LIHEAP, which is a federally funded block grant

Homemaker From page A1 blackberry lemon upside down cake, cucumber corn and bean salsa and an easy cheesy eggplant dish. “I think (the event) is going to be good,” said Annette Hornsby, president of the Garrett Homemakers and a member of the planning committee. “It’s an opportunity to taste all these good dishes and some brand new recipes that


FROM LEFT TO RIGHT: First runner-up Joy Straney, second runner up Alexa Adams, Miss Meade County and Miss Congeniality Cindy Padgett, third runner up Meagan Skaggs and people’s choice Paris Morgan gather on the pageant stage to showcase their new titles. Meade County 2010. Other awards for the event include Miss Congeniality – Cindy Padgett; first runner up Joy Straney; second runner up Alexa Adams; third runner up Meagan Skaggs and people’s choice Paris Morgan. residence, Solid Waste Coordinator, Mark Gossett, said he would rather see the rezoning create a low-density subdivision. “I’m definitely against (the rezoning),” Gossett said. “I just don’t see the need to change it from R1 to R2.” Once the public hearing was complete, the council moved to start the meeting to vote on the possible rezoning. “It’s hard to make a decision when three out of seven are opposing, plus a letter,” said council member Bobby Skaggs. The council agreed that they didn’t want to make a decision until they heard from Singleton. “(We) have to conduct a minimum of one public hearing,” Klockow said. “What I’m hearing is to have another public hearing and ask Rena to be here.” The council unanimously approved to table the rezoning motion until the next public hearing July 21. program, imparts states with funding earmarked for home energy assistance programs, according to the release. The funding may also be used by the elderly, disabled or households with children younger than 6 years old to buy air conditioners and fans, the release added. LIHEAP services are provided by 23 Community Action Agencies. For more information, call 800-456-3452 or visit the Community Action Kentucky Web site. haven’t been out in the community.” The event is open to the public. Tickets for the event cost $4 or $5 at the door. In other business, the Homemakers will hold a Christmas Bazaar November 13. “Everything has to be homemade,” Hornsby said. “Each club has a table and we try to offer things that people could use for Christmas.” The Homemakers will also sponsor a scarecrow and pumpkin-decorating contest during the River Heritage Days August 25.


Artie Howell (left) and Liz Hawkins show the quilt that was given to Howell during her radiation treatment.


Friday, July 23, 2010


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“A Good Deed”

Coal issues are usually something that are wrangled within Eastern Kentucky, but a new proposal by the Louisville Gas and Electric company quite possibly could bring the coal debate much closer to Meade County. Last week, LG&E proposed building a new coal combustion waste dump at its Cane Run facility in Western Louisville. The company reportedly asked state regulators’ permission to build the new dump close to the current dump, which they say is running out of room. The EPA has already classified the existing containment dam, just 30 miles from Brandenburg, as “high hazard”. The classification was rebuffed by LG&E spokesperson Mike Winkler in an article on the WFPL Web site, saying the hazardous classification could be misleading and has nothing to

Kentuckians, it is essential to the state’s economy. Eliminating coal mining could lead to the economic collapse of many communities dependant on wages and other economic gains from coal, with no other industry available as an alternative. Nearly 90 percent of Kentucky is powered by coal. Close to 50 percent of America’s electricity is generated from Appalachian coal. This catch-22 places Kentucky in a quagmire — what’s more important, the health and well being of hundreds of thousands of people, or the livelihoods of families dependant on coal wages to survive? One option is to find a new industry other than coal to provide jobs in an already job-strapped region. Another is to place tighter restrictions on how the coal slurry impoundments, such as the one proposed in western Louisville, are handled and managed. Companies need to be highly scrutinized and monitored, when one mistake can cause such damage to a region.

Time for something totally different Rich Lowry National Review If there’s a characteristic American trait, it’s moving ahead. Our great 19th-century chronicler, Alexis de Tocqueville, noted how Americans would leave their new homes — onto the next thing — even before they had a chance to finish the roofs. That’s why President Barack Obama’s new theme of forward vs. backwards is so obvious, David Axelrod could have come up with it in his sleep. Obama rolled it out at a campaign event in Missouri recently. “It’s a choice between the policies that led us into this mess and the policies that are leading us out of this mess,” Obama said of the midterm elections. “It’s a choice between falling backwards or moving forward.” This is paint-by-the-numbers campaigning. It’s also


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administration picked up where it left off. The Bush administration embraced tax rebates and tax credits to stimulate the economy; so has the Obama administration. The new departure in American politics is represented by the tea partiers. They are hell on lawmakers who voted for the bailouts; they consider both Bush and Obama spending anathema; and they have endorsed candidates who have said things about entitlements — the driver of our long-term deficits — that no establishment Republican or Democrat would ever dare utter. This is something truly bold and refreshing. The president will try to beat them back in November. It’s a contest properly defined as the status quo vs. change, with Obama’s engorged federal establishment in the unenviable position of representing the former. Rich Lowry is editor of the National Review.

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deregulation was negotiated between then-Sen. Phil Gramm and then-Treasury Secretary Larry Summers — now a key Obama official — and signed by Bill Clinton in 1999. It’s a stretch to blame this bipartisan, pre-Bush legislation for the crisis, which had the housing bubble and bust at its root. Maybe the regulators were asleep at the switch? Yes, the economy’s most important regulator, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, kept interest rates too low for too long. Obama has retained him as his Fed chairman. The bubble and the perilous state of the banks caught Geithner, the head of the New York Fed with direct oversight of Wall Street, flatfooted. Obama promoted him to treasury secretary. There’s a vein of continuity in the bailouts and stimuli, too. The Bush administration instituted TARP and began the bailout of the car companies; the Obama


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ham-handed and faintly ridiculous. What were the policies that created this mess? Obama assails the Bush tax cuts, although he wants to retain them for families making less than $250,000 a year. In fact, Obama brags about his own prowess as a taxcutter. “We cut taxes — didn’t raise them, we cut them — for 95 percent of working families and small-business owners,” he boasted in Missouri. Did the Bush tax cuts fuel the deficit? In 2007, the budget deficit was a puny $160 billion. It’s true that George W. Bush handed over a recessionbloated deficit of more than a trillion dollars to Obama, but deficits are better than surpluses in a weak economy, according to Obama’s boosters. Obama added as much new deficit spending as he plausibly could as quickly as possible, and still wants more now. Maybe the lax regulation of Wall Street was blameworthy? The key piece of financial


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just monetary, but the loss of life and livelihood. Of course there is the widely publicized BP oil spill, caused by a mishap which killed 11 oil rig workers. The spill has also shut down the seafood industry in the Gulf of Mexico — a mainstay of the regional economy. The implications of the locally pertinent coal slurry impoundment issue has more affect on health. According to a study presented to the 2010 Kentucky General Assembly by Associate Director of the Center for Health and the Global Environment at Harvard Medical School Dr. Paul Epstein, M.D., M.P.H, communities downstream from slurry impoundments risk direct surface water-bourne exposure from spills, mudslides and flooding. Coal slurry contains at least 19 cancer-causing agents, which have been linked to cancer clusters in Eastern Kentucky caused by coal contaminants. These were also documented in the study. Though coal is detrimental to the health of many


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do with the structural integrity of the dam, or the likelihood it will fail. But accidents and mishaps do happen. The coal waste dump is near the Ohio River, upstream from Meade County. An accident would flush toxic slurry into the Ohio River, which is the source of our water. But toxic waste and coal slurry are nothing new for the mighty Ohio. According to a recent study by the Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission, the river is already chock full of contaminants. The river also leads the nation in toxic waste and cancer causing agents. And some of those contaminants are the result of toxic coal waste released when a coal sludge impoundment similar to the one proposed by LG&E burst in Martin County, Ky., releasing an estimated 306 million gallons of virulent coal sludge into rivers and tributaries, including the Ohio River. The backlash from extractive industries comes with more than one price — not


The Better Business Bureau wants to remind consumers to keep their personal information safe. BBB is hearing of several local complaints of identity theft. Over the past five years, identity theft has been the number one consumer complaint with the Federal Trade Commission. ID Theft is a serious crime. It occurs when your personal information is stolen and used without your knowledge to commit fraud. BBB wants to remind consumers to be cautious with their debit and credit card information when shopping or going out to eat. Although credit and debit cards are easy ways to pay for purchases, they have different levels of protection. Debit cards are directly linked to your bank account. They don’t offer as much protection against fraudulent use. If you need to dispute a purchase, you are in a weaker position because the merchant already has the money and it will only be returned if you win the dispute. Be sure to check the policies of your card issuer. The BBB offers these tips for consumers to protect their identities: • Shred financial documents and paperwork with personal information before you discard them; • Remember that when you use your debit card to make a purchase the funds are immediately pulled from

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Charlie, the young boy in the movie “Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory,” found himself up against a gang of greedy, self-involved kids who only wanted more and more for themselves in a contest to see who would win the factory. Young Charlie was the last one standing. But, he had grabbed one of Wonka’s new, secret candies against the rules of the contest and considered selling it to Wonka’s competitor. When Wonka found out, he gave Charlie a test never letting on he knew of the pilfered candy. But, there was good in Charlie and as the scene ends, he reaches in his pocket and pulls out the candy and gently lays it on Wonka’s desk. As Charlie walks away, Wonka places his hand over the candy and says, “So shines a good deed in a weary world.” Our local area has seen one of those deeds in recent weeks. It can be humbling to adults, who, with age tend to get more jaded, when a young boy shows what real compassion and caring for his fellow man can mean. Colton Kelly is that young man. At the age of 9, he did what many would not do — he got involved. And, his involvement was probably instrumental in saving a man’s life. Colton saw a man lying face down in a parking lot and insisted to his father they turn around to see about him. They found 73-year-old Pat Knott disoriented with injuries to his head area and it was Colton — at age 9 — who used his father’s cell phone to call 911 emergency responders to the scene. It’s humbling for adults to think a child had the presence of mind to know what to do when he saw such a scene. Colton’s father said, “Most kids wouldn’t have done that.” It makes one wonder just how many adults would have done what Colton did. The great thing about Colton’s actions is they help dispel a stereotype about young people of today. Yes, there are more ways to get into trouble than there used to be, and unfortunately, its the trouble makers who get the most notice. There are indeed young people constantly doing remarkable things to help those in need. Sadly, they rarely get the publicity they deserve. Most young people are good, decent, and caring, having been raised that way by parents of the same character. Even Colton’s father expressed satisfaction seeing his son do what he did noting that it showed him he was raising his kids “the right way.” It’s a safe bet that Pat Knott feels exactly the same. So, thanks Colton. You did a good deed in a weary world.

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A 101st Airborne Division Soldier died July 12 of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident in Kandahar, Afghanistan. Private First Class Nathaniel D. Garvin, 20, of Radcliff, Ky., was an armament, electrical and avionics systems repairer assigned to the 96th Aviation Support Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade. He entered the Army in August 2008 and arrived at Fort Campbell in June 2009. Garvin’s awards and decorations include: National Defense Service Medal; Afghanistan Campaign Medal with arrowhead, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; Army Service Ribbon; NATO Medal; and Weapons Qualification: M4, expert. Garvin is survived by his wife, Brittany P. Garvin and daughter, Kayleigh J., of Hodgenville, Ky.; and father, Clifton W. Garvin, mother Melanie S. of Elizabethtown, Ky. A memorial ceremony will be held in Afghanistan.

Edna Leonard Hargan, 97, of Radcliff, Ky., died on Friday, July 16, 2010, at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown, Ky. She was a member of Stithton Baptist Church, Order of Eastern Star, a former member of the Radcliff Homemakers and was a Kentucky Colonel. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 70 years, Elmer L. Hargan; her daughter, Shirley Davidson; parents, Emmett and Katie Leonard; two sisters, Verna Peters and Mary Jo Begley; and a brother, Carl Leonard. She is survived by two granddaughters, Cindy Bomar of Elizabethtown, Ky., and Sarah Moore of Atlanta, Ga.; two grandsons, Jeffrey Davidson and Matthew Davidson; two great-granddaughters, Emma Grace Moore and Julianna Moore both of Atlanta, Ga.; a son-in-law, Jay Davidson of Elizabethtown, Ky.; and a special niece, Doris Cowell of Louisville, Ky. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, July 19, 2010, at Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home in Radcliff, Ky., with Rev. Gene B. Waggoner officiating. Burial followed beside her loving husband in the North Hardin Memorial Gardens in Radcliff, Ky. Condolences may be expressed online at

Estell Ray Alexander Estell Ray Alexander, 46, of Hardinsburg, Ky., died Thursday, July 15, 2010 at Hardin Memorial Hospital. He was born in Breckinridge County on Sept. 18, 1963, employed as a welder, a member of Garfield Cumberland Presbyterian Church and enjoyed hunting, fishing and cooking. He was preceded in death by his father, Raymond “Tink” Alexander. Survivors include his wife, Donna Alexander of Hardinsburg, Ky.; mother, Natalia Mitcham of Irvington, Ky.; children, Cannon “Nikki” Alexander of Indiana, Amber Alexander of Irvington, Ky., Autumn Alexander of Hardinsburg, Ky.; stepdaughter, Amy Kemp of Gallatin,Tenn.; four grandchildren, Jett, Kross, Kaylee and Reese; sister, Kathy Dowell of Brandenburg, Ky.; three brothers, Mike Mitcham of Webster, Ky., Jeremy and Brian Mitcham of Irvington, Ky.; many aunts, uncles and cousins. Funeral services were held at Garfield Cumberland Presbyterian Church on Monday, July 19, 2010 at 11 a.m. Burial followed in the Garfield Cemetery.

Mildred Ellen Claycomb Mildred Ellen Claycomb, 88, of Bewleyville, Ky., died Thursday July 15, 2010. She was born Dec. 21, 1921, to the late Jess and Dorothy Tuttle Meador. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ray Claycomb; two sisters, Maudie Hahnn, Doris Lile; one brother, Donald Meador. She is survived by her children, Lois (Gordon) Minter of Bowling Green, Ky., Joan (Gary) Carman of Harned, Ky., Anthony Ray (Rita) Claycomb of Brandenburg, Ky.; two sisters, Ruth Zaring of Crystal River, Fla., Maxine (Lloyd) Triplett of Bewleyville, Ky.; four grandchildren, Adam Carman Jamie Ray, Aaron, and Lindsay Claycomb; one greatgrandchild, Bradley Claycomb. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 18, 2010, at the Bewleyville United Methodist Church in Bewleyville, Ky. Burial followed in Bethel Cemetery.

Ruth Elaine Lucas The true calling of a Christian is not to do extraordinary things, but to do ordinary things in an extraordinary way. That was the testimony of our mother. Ruth Elaine Lucas, 83, of Guston, Ky., died Friday, July 16, 2010, at her residence She was born Oct. 5, 1926, to the late James Russell & Florence Elaine Buskirk Lucas She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl Lucas; three children, Earl Lucas Jr., Ralph Edward Lucas, James Daniel Lucas; one brother, Paul H. Pogue; three grandchildren, Carrie Lyn Lucas, Dawn Marie Belchen, David Gray. She is survived by her children, William Russell Lucas, Jane Lucas Tackett, Janet Lucas Tabor, Patricia Anne Avery, Sally Dallas, Perry Alan Lucas, Jerraline Lucas; 26 grandchildren; 41 great-grandchildren, and 17 great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held Monday July 19, 2010, at the Guston Baptist Church in Guston, Ky. Burial followed in Salem Baptist Church Cemetery. Arrangement were made by Alexander Funeral Home in Irvington, Ky.

Rhonda Darlene Ray Rhonda Darlene Ray, 47, of Vine Grove, Ky., died Wednesday, July 14, 2010, from results of an automobile accident. Ray was a graduate of Murray State University, She was preceded in death by one sister, Sondra Diane Ray. Survivors include her parents, Robert and Dorothy Ray of Vine Grove, Ky.; three brothers, Gary Ray of Stephensburg, Ky., Bobby Ray of Rineyville, Ky., Terry Ray of Hodgenville, Ky.; and a host of family and friends who loved her. Funeral services were held at 6 p.m. Monday, July 19, 2010, at St. Brigid Catholic Church in Vine Grove, Ky., with Rev. Daniel Lincoln officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the family. Condolences can be expressed online at

Sue Helen Elder Fackler Sue Helen Elder Fackler, 68, of Webster, Ky., died Saturday, July 17, 2010, at Indian Creek Health and Rehabilitation Center in Corydon, Ind. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bernard. Mrs. Fackler is survived by two sons, Glenn (Stacy) Fackler and Chad Fackler of Webster, Ky.; two sisters, Mary Franklin Vessels of Union Star, Ky., and George Anne Vessels of Winter Springs, Fla.; a grandson, Elijah Fackler; and two step-grandchildren, Sara McCoy and Dylan Holman. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, July 21, at St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church in Payneville, Ky. Burial followed in the church cemetery. Online condolences may be left at

KYLE DEEMER July 21, 1972 July 17, 2001

If yellow roses grow in Heaven, Lord pick a bunch for me, place them in my BROTHER’s arms and tell him they are from me. Tell him that I love and miss him, and when he turns to smile, place a kiss upon his cheek and hold him for a while. Because remembering him is easy I do it everyday, there’s an ache within my heart that will NEVER go away. Miss you, Love you, Always and Forever,

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NEWS Cleo Twyford Cleo Twyford, 86, of Rineyville, Ky., died Thursday, July 15, 2010, at Helmwood Health Care Center in Elizabethtown, Ky. She was a member of Rineyville Baptist Church. Mrs. Twyford graduated from the St. Joseph School of Nursing in Ft. Wayne, Ind., and worked for 30 years in the Ft. Wayne area. She married her husband Vernon on June 30, 1951, and they were married 58 years. She was preceded in death by her husband, Vernon Twyford; her parents, Kelly Fletcher and Dora Rowe Fletcher; and two brothers, Wiley Fletcher and Everett Fletcher. She is survived by her sister and brother-in-law, Bea and Raymond Croghan of Rineyville, Ky.; three nieces, Debra Phillips of Vine Grove, Ky., Judy McGee of Cecilia, Ky., and Sharon Fletcher of Colt Springs, Ky.; and a nephew, Mike Fletcher of Radcliff, Ky. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Monday, July 19, 2010, at Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home in Vine Grove, Ky., with Bro. Wendell Smith officiating. Music was by Jacquie Miller. Burial followed in the Rineyville Baptist Church Cemetery. Condolences may be expressed online at

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Focus on early childhood is key to intellectual progress James Dobson Focus on the Family QUESTION: We have a one-year-old daughter and we want to raise her right. I’ve heard that parents can increase the mental abilities of their children if they stimulate them properly during the early years. Is this accurate, and if so, how can I accomplish this with my baby? DR. DOBSON: Research has shown that parents can, indeed, increase the intellectual capability of their children. This conclusion was first reached through the renowned Harvard University Preschool Project. A team of researchers led by

Dr. Burton White studied young children aged eight to eighteen months over a ten-year period, hoping to discover which experiences in the early years of life contribute to the development of healthy, intelligent human beings. The results of this important study are summarized below. A. It is increasingly clear that the origins of human competence are to be found in a critical period of development between eight and eighteen months of age. The child’s experiences during these brief months do more to influence future intellectual competence than any time before or after. B. The single most important environmental factor in the life of the child is his or her mother. “She is on the hook,” said Dr. White, and exercises

more influence on her child’s experiences than any other person or circumstance. C. The amount of live language directed to a child (not to be confused with television, radio or overheard conversations) is vital to his or her development of fundamental linguistic, intellectual and social skills. The researchers concluded, “Providing a rich social life for a twelve- to fifteenmonth-old child is the best thing you can do to guarantee a good mind.” D. Those children who were given free access to living areas of their homes progressed much faster than those whose movements were restricted. E. The nuclear family is the most important educational delivery system. If we are going to produce capable, healthy children,

With God on your side, bad things will always work out Randy Johnson Pastor’s Spotlight

One measure of Christian maturity is how we respond to unfortunate circumstances that happen to us. One of my favorite scriptures is Romans 8:28, “All things work together for the good to those who love the Lord, to them who are called according to his purpose”. To me that says ulti-

mately nothing bad can happen to me, but it really depends on me to believe it or not. Here is a story I heard recently about a Christian explorer named Thomas Hearne. He was leading a very difficult expedition in northern Canada, hoping to find the start of the Coppermine River. After a few days into their trek, thieves stole most of their supplies. This misfortune would have discouraged many travelers but not Hearne. His response to this seeingly unfortunate circum-

stance should inspire us all to look for the good in every situation. In his daily journal he wrote “The weight of our baggage being lightened, our next day’s journey was more swift and plesant”. When bad things come your way do you fret and worry? Next time try looking for the good in every situation. If you love God he will cause the bad things that happen to somehow work in your favor. Randy Johnson is the pastor at Brandenburg Church of God.

“Heaven Sent” spreads the word of God with songs of worship


FROM LEFT TO RIGHT: Rick Stith, Maura Duskey, Steve Robbins and John Montgomery, members of the group “Heaven Sent,” perform in the Farm Bureau Building Sunday. By Jennifer Corbett The News Standard

The Farm Bureau Building was buzzing with the sounds of worship Sunday as the group “Heaven Sent” performed an array of Christian and gospel songs. The four-member band took control of the pageant stage and had the whole crowd clapping and stomping along with the beat of the music. The group’s members include Rick Stith, Mara Duskey, John Montgomery and Steve Robbins. After the band finished, Dean Haynes performed a few gospel songs acapella.

it will be by strengthening family units and by improving the interactions that occur within them. F. The best parents were those who excelled at three key functions: 1. They were superb designers and organizers of their children’s environments. 2. They permitted their children to interrupt them for brief, thirty-second episodes, during which personal consultation, comfort, information and enthusiasm were exchanged. 3. They were firm disciplinarians while simultaneously showing great affection for their children. Occasionally, information comes along that needs to be filed away for future reference. These findings from the Harvard University Preschool Project are that significant. You will not want

to forget these six findings. I believe they hold the keys to raising healthy children. QUESTION: I have a friend who is a frequent victim of spousal abuse. How would she go about dealing with her husband’s problem? DR. DOBSON: The principles of “Love Must be Tough” offer the best response to an abusive husband. They begin with a recognition that behavior does not change when things are going smoothly. If change is to occur, it usually does so in a crisis situation. Thus, a crisis must be created and managed very carefully. After moving out and making it clear that the woman has no intention of returning, the ball moves to her husband’s court. If he never responds, she never returns. If it takes a year, or five years, then so be it. He has to want her badly enough

to face his problem and to reach out to her. When (and if) her husband acknowledges that he has an abusive behavior pattern and promises to deal with it, negotiations can begin. A plan can be agreed upon that involves intensive Christian counseling with a person of the wife’s choosing. She should not return home until the counselor concludes that she will be safe and that the husband is on the way to recovery. Gradually, they put their relationship back together. Dr. Dobson is founder and chairman of the board of the nonprofit organization Focus on the Family, Colorado Springs, CO 80995 (www. Questions and answers are excerpted from “Solid Answers” and “Bringing Up Boys,” both published by Tyndale House.


Read words of faith submitted by local church leaders each week in The News Standard.


By Wilson Casey 1. Is the Book of Nahum in the Old or New Testament or neither? 2. In Acts 7, who recounts the story of Abraham along with the captivity and freedom of the children of Israel? Paul, Peter, Stephen, Andrew 3. Who went to sleep and fell out the window while Paul preached? Esua, Enid, Eutychus, Eucyrus 4. From II Corinthians 3:17, “Where the spirit of the Lord is, there is ...”? Hope, Liberty, Love, Peace ANSWERS: 1) Old; 2) Stephen; 3) Eutychus; 4) Liberty

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The Estate of James Ronald Hartley, to Deborah S. Pike, a 30 acre tract located on HWY 144, deed tax $131. The Estate of Lula Rosalia Ritchie, by and through Shirley Ritchie Miles and Elizabeth Ritchie Wheatley, to Joseph C. Myers and Kimberly S. Myers, a 1.555 acre tract located on the southwest side of HWY 79, deed tax $50. Theresa Levingsone, to Dale T. Donohue, lot 9 of Wright Acres, deed tax $172. Everett E. Grant and Lydia J. Grant, to Everett E. Grant and Lydia J. Grant, lot 31 of Robert Richardson Farm. James E. Popham and Anna C. Popham, to Mark E. Popham Sr. and Susan L. Popham, a 37.031 acre tract located on the southwest bank of the Ohio River, deed tax $23. Keith Smith and Janice Smith, to A.Q. Construction, Inc., a Kentucky Corporation, lot 82 of Pine Section of Doe Valley Subdivision. A.Q. Construction Inc., to Mary R. Lepley and Rusty J. Lepley, lot 82 of Pine Point Section of Doe Valley Subdivision, deed tax $190. Barry Kasey and Heather Kasey, to Jere L. Key and Marion F. Key, lot 20 of River Cliff Subdivision, deed tax $101.50. John R. Thompson and Janet D. Thompson, to Glen R. Riser and Winifred M. Martin, lot 238 of Doe Valley Subdivision in Pine Point Section, deed tax $168. Doe Valley Real Estate Corporation, to Rebecca O’Connor, lot 230 of Doe Valley Subdivision in the Greenbriar Section, deed tax $25. Aarick L. Jones and Michelle A. Jones, to Walter Ronald Christian and Cathy Carroll, lot 121 of Doe Valley Subdivision in the Audubon Woods Section, deed tax $168. Gary Lancaster and Elizabeth Lancaster, to the Commonwealth of Kentucky, for the use and benefit of the Transportation Cabinet, a tract of land along KY 313, deed tax $50. The Estate of Harry Edward Keller, to the Commonwealth of Kentucky, for the use and benefit of the Transportation Cabinet, a tract of land along KY 313m deed tax $136.50. Phil G. Maydwell and Tonya L. Maydwell, to the Commonwealth of Kentucky, for the use and benefit of the Transportation Cabinet, a tract of land along KY 313, deed tax $5.50. Shawn Redmon, to Leonard Steven Cianciotto and Teresa Ann Ciancitto, aka Leonard S. Ciancitto and Teresa Ciancitto, a 2.572 acre tract located southwest of KY HWY 448, deed tax $190. James E. Kendall, to Fred Shoemaker, property located in Meade County. William J. Powell and Glenna E. Powell, to Kevin W. Smock and Joanne A. Smock, lot 243 of Doe Valley Subdivision, deed tax $227. Terry A. McCooe and Patricia McCooe, to Mark Filburn, lot 319 of Doe Valley Subdivision, deed tax $20. Rebecca M. Richardson and Chris McGehee, to Thomas Ellis, property located in Meade County, deed tax $35. Danny Rhodes and Jennifer Rhodes, to Nancy Krein, tract 53 of Creek View Estates in Meade County, deed tax $84.50.

Quitclaim Deeds

Monty Pirtle and John Pirtle Sr., to Larry W. Edwards and Lisa M. Edwards, property located in Meade County.

Building Permits

7/8/10 Tara and Martin Powers, pool house, $82.50. 7/9/10 Chris and Christy Rogers, DW’09, $100. 7/13/10 Walter and Barbara Wetzel, pole barn, $82.50. 7/13/10 Mike and Diane Neighbors, covered porch, $35. 7/14/10 Jacob and Ashley Carmon, SFD, $308. 7/14/10 Meade-Breckinridge CTR, addition, $764.48

Septic Permits

7/12/10 Joseph Stewart/Pat Wathen, Turkey View Court in Battletown, Ky.

Retail Food

7/12/10 Kinder-Garden Learning Center, 766 Broadway. 98 percent food, corrected from 94 percent score on 6/10. Food: cold unit lacks thermometer and three comp sink has no sanitizer being used. 7/13/10 By-Pass Food Mart, 305 By-Pass Road. 93 percent food. 94 percent retail. Food: deli case lacks accurate thermometer, single service cups stored at floor of storage room, hand sink in food prep area lacks hand towels, floor tiles in retail area and back storage in poor repair and stained, mop stored improperly. 7/13/10 King’s Kids Day Care, 515 By-Pass Road. 95 percent food. Food: thermometer in chest type freezer not accurate, employee in

food prep area lacks hair restraint, shelving storing food items need covering.

Brandenburg Police

7/9/10 9:20 a.m. Charles F. Berry, of Louisville, was driving a 2007 Mack DS. Berry was attempting to enter the Kroger fuel center and misjudged clearance of one gas pump and struck the gas pump causing extensive damage to the fuel pump with the driver’s side trailer wheel. The gas pump was shut down with little or no spill. Berry had very minor or no damage to the truck trailer. Berry states that he had never delivered fuel to this location and had no knowledge of the area. Meade County Fire District responded as well. No injuries were reported. Report BPD10067 was filed by Officer Cox. 7/16/10 8:20 a.m. Joshua L. Silveira, of Effingham, Ill., was driving a 2007 Pontiac G6S. Silveira stated that he was traveling north on KY 1051 when a deer jumped into his path. Silveira was unable to avoid the deer. There appeared to be substantial damage to the front of his vehicle and windshield with traces of deer hair and blood. No injuries were reported. Report BPD10068 was filed by Officer Whited,

Meade County Sheriff

7/5/10 12:31 a.m. Joshua D. French, of Irvington, was driving a 2000 Yamaha. Munch R. Miller, of Irvington, was driving a 2002 Yamaha. French and Miller were eastbound on KY 1638. Miller slowed to make a right turn and French failed to see and struck Miller in the rear. Meade County EMS was called to the scene and the injured were transported to Hardin Memorial Hospital. Report 10-0167 was filed by Officer Graham. 7/8/10 2:26 p.m. Jamar Gowins, of Vine Grove, was driving a 2000 Chevrolet. Brandon M. Schmidt, of Rineyville, was driving a 2005 Lincoln. Schmidt was westbound on KY 144. Gowins was westbound on KY 144 behind Schmidt. Schmidt stated that he slowed to avoid striking an animal crossing the road. Gowins struck Schmidt in the rear. No injuries were reported. Report 10-0169 was filed by Officer Wright. 7/8/10 6:16 p.m. Aubrey D. Fraley, of Brandenburg, was driving a 2000 Oldsmobile. Deidre M. Greenwell, of Brandenburg, was driving a 1992 Nissan. Fraley was northbound on Ron’s Run Road. Greenwell was southbound on Ron’s Run Road. According to marks the officer observed on the roadway, it appeared that Fraley was slightly in the southbound lane of the roadway. Fraley struck Greenwell in the left front bumper. Meade County EMS was called to the scene and the injured were transported to Harrison Memorial Hospital. Report 10-0170 was filed by Officer Wright. 7/9/10 9:43 p.m. Normanda L. Lawton, of Corydon, Ind., was driving a 2001 Dodge Caravan. Lawton was attempting to make a left turn at an unsafe speed, which caused Lawton to strike a curb, jump it and come to a rest in some greenery. No injuries were reported. Report 10-0171 was filed by Officer Graham. 7/11/10 3:44 p.m. Roger D. Cross, of Elizabethtown, was driving a 2003 Chevrolet Tahoe. Robert G. Short, of Brandenburg, was driving a 2004 Ford Explorer. Short was southbound on Flaherty Road. Cross was operating northbound on Flaherty Road and attempted to make a left turn onto Big Springs Road. Cross failed to yield to the right of way and was struck by Short. This was confirmed by all parties and witnesses. First aid was given at the scene. Report 10-0172 was filed by Officer Rogers. 7/12/10 6:42 a.m. Fred Morsey, of Union Star, was driving a 2007 Chevrolet IMD. Jennifer Henderson, of Rhodelia, was driving a 1978 Ford F150. Morsey was south on HWY 144, just north of Payneville. He came upon Henderson traveling in the same direction in the same lane on Hwy 144. Henderson had just pulled out of Greer Road. While Morsey was attempting to overtake Henderson by passing in the northbound lane, Henderson made a left turn in an attempt to pull into the parking lot of Webbs. At that time, Morsey struck Henderson in the northbound lane. Meade County EMS was called to the scene and the injured were transported to Hardin Memorial Hospital. Report 10-0173 was filed by Officer Shipley. 7/12/10 4:36 p.m. William T. Price, of Brandenburg, was driving a 2005 Ford F250. Ronald T. Herring, of Vine Grove, was driving a 2003 Chevrolet Silverado. Herring was operating southbound on Brandenburg Road. Price was operating northbound on Brandenburg Road. Another vehicle had stopped northbound on Brandenburg Road waiting to make a left turn. Price was distracted and did not observe the stopped vehicle and swerved to the left to avoid a rear end collision. Price crossed the road in front of Herring and was then struck by the side of Herring’s vehicle. Herring ran off the roadway into a ditch. Herring was pulling a small utility trailer. Price stated that he was writing down directions


prior to the collision and did not see the vehicle stopped till the last second. The witness confirmed this account. First aid was given at the scene and the injured were transported to Harrison Memorial Hospital. Report 10-0174 was filed by Officer Rogers. 7/13/10 11:50 a.m. Anthony E. Thompson, of Pewee Vally, was driving a 1998 Toyota Sienna. Russell L. Duke, was driving a 1996 Chevrolet 4CC. Thompson and Duke were following a garbage truck. Duke pulled out to pass Thompson and the garbage truck. Thompson attempted to pull out to pass the garbage truck as Duke was overtaking him, failing to yield to the right-of-way, making contact with the side of Duke’s vehicle. No injuries were reported. Report 10-0176 was filed by Officer Hendley.

District Court 6/30/10 Ronald J. O’Neil, 47, alcohol intoxication in a public place, 1st and 2nd offense- plead guilty, $25 fine; disorderly conduct, 2nd degree- plead guilty, 30 days probated for 2 years. Conal B. Boyatt, 44, theft by deception, including cold checks under $500- pretrial conference 7/28/10. Jason L. Stewart, 30, theft by unlawful taking/disp-all others- pretrial conference 7/21/10. Richard K. Oglesbee III, 30, terroristic threatening, 3rd degree- pretrial conference 8/4/10. Jonathon H. Kolar, 24, reckless driving; operating a motor vehicle under/influence of alcohol/drugs, 1st offense- pretrial conference 7/14/10. Michael R. Dysart, 33, operating on suspended/revoked operators license- pretrial conference 7/7/10. Cyntha L. Adcock, 34, operating a motor vehicle under/influence of alcohol/drugs, 1st offense-pretrial conference 7/14/10. Sherry L. Henry, 30, operating on suspended/revoked operators license- pretrial conference 7/21/10. Anita F. Colby, 25, failure of non owner operator maintain required insurance, 2nd or greater; operating on suspended/revoked operators licensepretrial conference 7/28/10. Xavier A. McCormick, 43, speeding 21mph over limit- pretrial conference 7/28/10, jury trial 8/6/10. Brian K. Horsley, 38, no/expired registration plates; failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, 1st offense; leaving the scene of an accident/failure to render aid or assistance- pretrial conference 7/7/10. Paul H. Sherrill, 73, failure to wear seat belts- pretrial conference 8/4/10, jury trial 8/6/10. Ralph G. Wright, 59, operating a motor vehicle under/influence of alcohol/drugs, aggravator, 2nd offense; possess of open alcohol beverage container in a motor vehicle- 7/28/10. Marissa D. Kaelin, 24, 3 counts of theft by deception, including cold checks under $500- pretrial conference 7/28/10. Michael E. Kurtz, 33, 4 counts of theft by deception, including cold checks under $500- pretrial conference 8/4/10. William H. Haynes, 60, probation violation- failure to appear. Reginald T. Brock, 40, probation violation (for misdemeanor offense)probation revocation hearing 7/28/10. Mary L. Frederick, 43,2 counts of probation violation (for misdemeanor offense)- probation revocation hearing 8/11/10. Jennifer N. Stephenson vs. Jesse J. Stephenson, domestic violence- amended DVO, case dismissed. Jo Ellen Newton vs. Donald W. Newton, domestic violence- DVO entered. Margaret S. England vs. Mark C. Fowler, domestic violence- DVO dismissed. Christina M. Keller vs. James R. Denney, domestic violence- EPO entered. Marion D. Chism, 47, possession of controlled substance, 1st degree, 1st offense- preliminary hearing 7/21/10. Rodney L. Shelton, 37, making false statement to obtain increase of benefit over $100- County Attorney dismissed. Estell L. Jupin, 40, making false statement to obtain increase of benefit over $100- County Attorney dismissed. Jason C. Moore, 28, theft by unlawful taking/disp-all otherspreliminary hearing 7/21/10. Seth King, 24, theft by unlawful taking/disp-all others- preliminary hearing 7/21/10. Deborah A. Andres, 29, theft of identity of another without consents- plead guilty, amen to false name, 12 months probated after 60 days jail, 2 years probation, KAPS, no communication or contact with Sarah Andres. Joshua D. Fuqua, 29, flagrant non support- preliminary hearing 7/14/10. Joseph D. Riggs, 28, receiving stolen property under $10,000preliminary hearing 7/14/10. Mitchell B. Bowen, 23, flee-

ing or evading police, 1st degreeplead guilty, amend to 2nd degree, 12 months probated after 30 days jail, 2 years probation; leaving the scene of an accident/failure to render aid or assistance- plead guilty, 12 months probated after 30 days jail, 2 years probation, consecutive; reckless driving-dismissed/ merged; operating a motor vehicle under/influence of alcohol/drugs, 1st offense- plead guilty, $200 fine, 30 days probated after 2 days jail, KAPS, 2 years probation. George F. O’Neill, 40, theft by unlawful taking/disp-all others- preliminary hearing 7/7/10; trafficking in marijuana, less than 8 oz., 1st offense- pretrial conference 7/7/10. James R. Jantzen, 49, operating a motor vehicle under/ influence of alcohol/drugs, 1st offense; failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, 1st offence- plead not guilty, pretrial conference 7/14/10.

District Court 7/7/10 Brandi J. Lucas, 35, failure to wear seat belts; failure to produce insurance card, no/expired registration plates- plead not guilty, pretrial conference 7/14/10. Traver D. Tabor, 37, operating a motor vehicle under/influence of alcohol/drugs, aggravator, 2nd offence- plead not guilty, pretrial conference 7/21/10. Kyle R. McGonigle, 34, speeding 18mph over limit; no insurance, 1st offence; no/expired Kentucky registration receipt; operating a motor vehicle under/influence of alcohol/drugs, aggravator, 4th offence; no/expired registration plates- plead not guilty, pretrial conference 7/21/10. William E. McDonald, 22, 5 counts of criminal possession forged instrument, 2nd degreeplead not guilty, preliminary hearing 7/14/10, no communication or contact with Philip or Brenda Turner. Paul A. Kessinger, 42, non supportpretrial conference 7/21/10. Michael R. Clark, 49, local county ordinance- plead not guilty, pretrial conference 7/14/10. Anthony Rodgers II, 23, possession of marijuana- plead not guilty, pretrial conference 7/14/10. Sarah M. Thompson, 23, assault, 4th degree domestic violence, minor injury- plead not guilty, pretrial conference 7/14/10. Kevin R. Barry, 25, assault, 4th degree domestic violence, minor injury- plead not guilty, pretrial conference 7/14/10. Dorreen E. Mitchell, 45, disorderly conduct, 2nd degree- continue 7/14/10. William A. Piccolo III, 27, failure to wear seat belts; failure to notify address change to Dept. of Transportation- continue first appearance 7/21/10; failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, 1st offence- dismissed with proof. Erica L. Williams, 20, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, 1st offense- plead guilty, 90 days probated for 2 years, $100 fine; failure to notify address change to Dept. of Transportationdismissed with proof; rear license not illuminated- dismissed. Aaron T. Jackson, 27, failure to wear seat belts; no/expired registration plates; failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, 1st offense; failure of owner to maintain required insurance/ security,1st offence; license to be in possession- continue 7/14/10. Jessica M. Smith, 19, speeding 20mph over limit- plead guilty, state traffic school; failure to produce insurance card; no/expired Kentucky registration receipt- dismissed with proof. Joseph L. Barnes, 37, speeding 17mph over limit; failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, 1st offence- failure to appear. Rory W. Wurtele, 27, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, 1st offence; no tail lamps- plead not guilty, pretrial conference 7/21/10. Charles R. Spink, 28, no/ expired registration plates; failure to produce insurance card- dismissed. Samantha A. Daley, 22, 10 counts of theft by deception, including cold checks under $300plead guilty, 10 days probated after 1 hour jail for each count, 2 years probation; theft by deception, including cold checks under $500plead guilty, 10 days probated after 1 hour jail, 2 years probation. Jason L. Holden, 37, 4 counts of theft by deception, including cold checks under $500- pretrial conference 7/14/10. Mary J. Wardrip, 46, advertise drug paraphernalia, 1st offenceplead guilty, KAPS, review 1/4/10. Anna M. Guojardo, 21, theft

Friday, July 23, 2010 by deception, including cold checks under $500- failure to appear. Timothy J. Tate, 36, leaving the scene of an accident/failure to render aid or assistance; operating a motor vehicle under/influence of alcohol/drugs, 1st offence- pretrial conference 7/14/10. Edward L. Whelan, 42, speeding 26mph over/greater; operating a motor vehicle under/influence of alcohol/drugs, aggravator, 1st offence; fleeing or evading police, 2nd degree (motor vehicle); possession of open alcohol beverage container in motor vehicle- jury trial 9/24/10. Jacob C. Huff, 22, disregarding traffic control device, traffic light; operating a motor vehicle under/ influence of alcohol/drugs, 1st offence; use/possess drug paraphernalia, 1st offence- pretrial conference 9/8/10, jury trial 9/17/10. Mon W. Loi, 25, theft by deception, including cold checks under $500- plead guilty, 10 days probated after 1 hour jail, 2 years probation. Ernest E. Saint Sr., 72, theft by deception, including cold checks under $500- plead guilty, 10 days probated after 1 hour jail, 2 years probation. Ryan M. Percefull, 30, operating a motor vehicle under/influence of alcohol/drugs, 1st offenceplead guilty, 30 days probated after 2 days jail, 2 year probation, KAPS; resisting arrest- County Attorney dismissed; menacing- plead guilty, 30 days, probated 2 years. Kimberly K. Thomas, 40, 5 counts of theft by deception, including cold checks under $500pretrial conference 7/21/10. Monica J. Cummins, 47, 2 counts of theft by deception, including cold checks under $500pretrial conference 8/4/10. James O. Goodwin, 48, terroristic threatening, 3rd degree; assault, 4th degree, no visible injurypretrial conference 7/21/10. Cornelius Clark Jr., 21, assault, 4th degree, minor injurypretrial conference 9/8/10. Lee L. Hall, 22, non supportCounty Attorney dismissed, paid in full. Christopher M. Adams, 34, speeding 26mph over/greater; reckless driving; fleeing or evading police, 2nd degree (motor vehicle); improper registration plate; no motorcycle operators license; failure to comply with helmet law under 21 years old; carrying a concealed deadly weapon; inadequate silencer (muffler)- pretrial conference 7/21/10. Demetrick L. Carter, 30, assault, 4th degree, minor injury; alcohol intoxication in a public place, 1st and 2nd offence- pretrial conference 8/4/10. Steven K. Brown, 29, assault, 4th degree domestic violence, minor injury; criminal mischief, 3rd degree- pretrial conference 7/28/10. Jeffrey R. Hook, 21, alcohol intoxication in a public place, 3rd or greater offence within 12 months- amend to alcohol intoxication, 1st offense, plead guilty, $25 fine. Larry R. Ginn, 63, operating a motor vehicle under/influence of alcohol/drugs, 1st offence- pretrial conference 11/10/10, jury trial 11/19/10. Michael R. Dysart, 33, operating on suspended/revoked operators license- amend to no licenses in possession, plead guilty, $50 fine. Nina G. Reynolds, 22, speeding 10mph over limit; failure to register transfer of motor vehiclefailure to appear. Courtney Wright, 38, no motorcycle operators license; no/expired registration plates- dismissed with proof. Michael B. Black, 28, failure to wear seat belts; failure to notify address change to Dept. of Transportation; operating a motor vehicle under/influence of alcohol/ drugs, 1st offence- plead not guilty, pretrial conference 7/21/10. Brian K. Horsley, 38, no/expired registration plates; failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, 1st offence; leaving the scene of an accident/failure to render aid or assistance- pretrial conference 7/14/10. Kelly S. Simpson, 44, one headlight- dismissed with proof; failure of owner to maintain re-

quired insurance/security, 1st offence- plead guilty, 90 days, probated for 2 years, $100 fine. Jacob R. Pate, 24, failure to wear seat belts- plead guilty, $25 fine; failure to notify address change to Dept. of Transportation; failure to surrender revoked operators license- dismissed; operating on suspended/revoked operators license- amend to no license in possession, plead guilty, $50 fine. Teresa A. Wallace, 43, no/ expired registration plates; no/ expired Kentucky registration receipt; failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, 1st offence; failure to register transfer of motor vehicle- pretrial conference 7/28/10. Bruce D. MCMillian, 40, operating on suspended/revoked operators license; speeding 18mph over limit; no/expired Kentucky registration receipt; failure of owner to maintain required insurance/ security, 1st offence- pretrial conference 8/11/10. Jennifer R. French, 28, failure to wear seat belts; operating on suspended/revoked operators license- failure to appear. Kristi A. Reeves, 20, leaving the scene of an accident/failure to render aid or assistance- amend to wanton endangerment, 2nd degree, plead guilty, 12 months, probated for 2 years; failure to report traffic accident- plead guilty, $25 fine. Kevin J. Dowell, 29, no/expired registration plates; no/expired Kentucky registration receipt; driving on DUI suspended license, 1st offence; operating a motor vehicle under/influence of alcohol/ drugs, 3rd offence; possession of open alcohol beverage container in a motor vehicle; failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, 1st offence- pretrial conference 7/28/10. James A. Hays, 22, speeding 16mph over limit- amend to 10mph over limit, plead guilty, $20 fine; improper start from parked position- dismissed/merged; operating a motor vehicle under/influence of alcohol/drugs, 1st offence- plead guilty, 30 days probated after 2 days jail, 2 years probation, $200 fine, KAPS/ADE, license suspended for 90 days. Angela R. Davis, 42, 5 counts of theft by deception, including cold checks under $300- pretrial conference 8/11/10. Martha McCoy Goodwin, 63, 5 counts of theft by deception, including cold checks under $500pretrial conference 7/28/10. Gaynell Triplett Dupin, 51, 5 counts of theft by deception, including cold checks under $500pretrial conference 8/18/10. Hardy T. Bidwell, speeding 26mph over/greater- amend to 25mph over, plead guilty, $60 fine; operating on suspended/revoked operators license- amend to no license in possession, $50 fine; speeding 13mph over limit- dismissed/merged; operating on suspended/revoked operators licenseamend to no license in possession, plead guilty, $100 fine; failure to surrender revoked operators license- dismissed. Kevin E. Staples, 48, probation violation (for misdemeanor offense)- waive hearing, revoked, 2 days jail. Danny B. Skeeters, 38, probation violation (for misdemeanor offense)- probation revocation hearing 7/14/10. Jasmine Lindsey vs. Caleb M. Lindsey Jr., domestic violenceEPO entered, continue 2 weeks. Marilyn L. Camara vs. Billy Joe Mattingly III, domestic violence- DVO dismissed. Kimberly W. McGehee vs. Richard R. McGehee Jr., domestic violence- continue to 11/17/10 for review. Ethel Lee vs. Teresa S. White, domestic violience- EPO entered. Christina M. Keller vs. James R.Denney, domestic violence- EPO entered. James R. Denney vs. Christina M. Keller, domestic violenceEPO entered. Linzy J. Ellingtion vs. Todd A. Eaton, domestic violence- EPO entered. Reginald T. Brock, 40, manufacturing methamphetamine, 1st offence- waive to grand jury 8/2/10. Lindsey R. Johnson, 50, assault, 3rd degree, Dept. of Social Services worker- defer 6 months, review 1/5/11.

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From page A1 book discussions where readers can join together to have conversations about new books of the day. As a library, the facility does center on books and the county has shown its love of reading in strong numbers. More than 77,000 books were checked out during the last year. “We try to keep the current best sellers,” Baelz said. But, since the present building means limited space, keeping a full catalog of the newest books is not possible. However, the library is part of a statewide system that solves that problem. “If we don’t have a book, we can request it from a member library and have it shipped here,” Baelz said. Baelz noted the library of today is nothing like those of the past. “Things are a little different now,” she said. “It’s not a sit in the corner and be quiet atmosphere. There is always something going on and we like it that way. It let’s us know people are here enjoying and participating in what we do.” It’s not just the printed word that brings people into the library. The Internet has now become a popular tool of the facility. “A lot of people still don’t have a computer or the Internet,” Baelz said. “Especially now with the unemployment situation, we see people coming in to do job searches or fill out online applications.”

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Meade County Library workers Jeanne Yates, left, and Dianna Seal reshelve books returned by library patrons. They will soon have more room to do their jobs when the library moves to its new facility next year. The directors both noted the Internet popularity is so large, there is sometimes a wait of at least an hour for someone to have access. And, with more than 15,000 users within a year’s time, and a limited number of computers, a system had to be developed. “We put a reservation system in place about a year ago,” Baelz said. “That was in order to give everyone an equal amount of time.” She also noted the library has wireless Internet, so patrons can bring their laptops to use. “That’s one of the first things people cut back on in their personal budgets,” Stith added. “But, we can offer those services along with having DVDs of their favorite television programs they

can take home to watch.” Television programs, musicals, and old movies are also a part of what library patrons have come to appreciate. More than 30,000 DVDs have been checked out in the last year. The library began adding popular television shows to their collection. Shows ranging from “The Andy Griffith Show” to “Lost” are now available. “Libraries are more important now than they were 10 years ago, especially with the economy as it is now,” Baelz said. “You can walk in, check out a book, a TV show, check your e-mail, and go to a yoga class — all for free. It’s hard to find cheap things to do, especially when you have kids.”

Talent showcased in fair exhibits By Jennifer Corbett The News Standard When Virgie Walker was 18-years-old, her mother taught her to crochet. It was an art form she kept close to her over the years. Now at 85-years-old, she isn’t laying down the crochet needle anytime soon. “I crochet to keep my mind occupied,” she said. Walker, along with local residents, showcased their work this week during the Meade County Fair in the exhibit halls. Some of the categories include pillows, wall hangings, ceramics, drawings, paintings, rugs, clothing, quilts, fruits and vegetables. After the exhibits were evaluated, first place received $5, second place re-

ceived $3 and third place received $2 and many people were awarded honorary ribbons. Some of Walker ’s submissions included rugs, afghans, table runners, place mats, potholders and roosters she crocheted from a book she bought for 10 cents in 1942. She isn’t a stranger to the fair; in fact, she has been showing off her work for almost 25 years. In 2008 she won grand champion for her place mats. “I’ve been very fortunate to have entered all these years and received ribbons,” she said. For 47-year-old Guy Russell, some of his exhibits came from working on a farm. He submitted giant sunflowers and potatoes. The potatoes were dug

in June and some weighed upwards of 3 pounds and were 10-12 inches long, Russell said. Another exhibit Russell submitted was a cedar chest that took him almost a week to make. According to Jennifer Bridge, Meade County extension agent for family and consumer sciences, the exhibit halls typically have around 1,300 items. The exhibits are broken off into categories and everything has a tag with the owner ’s information on it. “There are a lot of neat home furnishings,” Bridge said. “Every department has something interesting.” To find out more information about submitting exhibits next year, contact Jennifer Bridge at 270-4224958.

“I get kids coming up to me asking me how much things in the library cost and I go ‘It’s free’ and they can’t believe it,” Stith said. The library also serves as information central. “If we don’t have the answer to a question, or a book or DVD, we will do everything we can to find it somehow,” Baelz said. “We constantly want to hear suggestions because we want to serve the people’s needs and wants. If there is a demand for a certain program or service, we’ll find a way (to offer that).”

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CLOCKWISE (from top left): Taylor Hobbs holds her rooster painting. Virgie Walker shows her crochet piece. Joyce Chappell Bewley holds a purple quilt. Michael Paul Hubbard proudly shows off his watermelon exhibit.


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Unemployment extension bill slowed Staff Report The News Standard The bill that would continue unemployment benefits for millions of out-of-work Americans was slowed from passage Wednesday morning as Republican senators began offering motions delaying the final approval of the measure. It had been expected the U.S. Senate would cast a fi-

nal “up and down” vote on Wednesday, followed by a quick vote in the House of Representatives, then sending it to President Obama’s desk for signing later that evening. However, GOP senators wanted to take the opportunity to express their displeasure with the bill retaining their argument the funding adds to the national debt and is not paid for.

Republicans wanted to pass a separate bill that would have used unused stimulus funds to pay for the benefits. Democrats, with the help of the two GOP senators from Maine, have the 60 votes necessary to pass the bill and block any filibuster attempts. At press time, it was expected the bill would get its final votes on Thursday and then be signed into law.

Free community health screening Submitted By Harrison County Hospital Harrison County Hospital and the Harrison County Hospital Foundation will sponsor the next community health screening on Saturday, August 14 from 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. in Rehabilitation Services at Harrison County Hospital, 1141 Hospital Drive NW, Corydon, IN. All screenings are by appointment only.

This quarterly public health screening event includes the opportunity for PSA blood testing, $5 payable at registration, to check for prostate cancer. The PSA blood test is for males ages 50-64, or for those 40-64 with a family history of prostate cancer. It is a recommended annual test. The screens for cholesterol and glucose, as well as blood pressure testing, are free. A full

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Friday, July 23, 2010

Teen From page A1 and what would you draw with it?’ “They were simple questions, but ones that got to show your personality,” Cruz said. “(The judges) actually get to know you because they don’t get to see your inner personality on stage … they just get to see the outer you.” Cruz’s schedule was also filled with rehearsals. In one portion, they pick a fake top six to show the girls where to go if they make it that far and they also crowned a mock winner. “I always thought it was bad luck to be called out as the fake winner,” Cruz said. “And there I was … called out as the fake winner.” But that supposed bad luck didn’t last for long as Cruz made it to the top six and was ultimately crowned Miss Teen United States. “My heart was beating out of my chest,” she said. “When they said the first runner up I just clinched my fist … I really don’t

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•SHELTER ADOPTIONS – Every Saturday at Orscheln Home & Farm Store, Radcliff, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. •BLUEGRASS ON THE SQUARE – 4-8 p.m. in historic downtown Corydon, 310 North Elm St., Corydon, IN. Bluegrass singer Katie Peen will perform. •FARMERS MARKET – 1-5 p.m. at the MC Extension Office Pavilion. •PILATES – 9 a.m. at the MC Public Library Annex. Beginning mat pilates. Limited class size. Call to register. 270-422-2094 •VFW DANCE – 7:30 p.m. at VFW Post 11404, 770 ByPass Road, Brandenburg. All activities are open to the public. 270-4225184

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Monday, July 26

•DISTRICT BOARD MEETING – 6 p.m. at the MC Extension Office. •CHILDBIRTH EDUCATION CLASS – 7-9 p.m. at the Parvin Baumgart Education Center at Harrison County Hospital. To register call 812-738-7830 ext. 2012 •CARDIO X – 3:45-4:30 p.m. at the MC Public Library Annex. 270-422-2094 •ROOK – 6:30 p.m. at P.L. Kasey Center, 303 Hillview Drive, Irvington, Ky. No Fee. Concessions sold. Every 4th Monday of the month. 270-547-7648 •PINS (Pets In Need Society) MEETING – 7 p.m. at Little Dave’s Restaurant in Brandenburg. Fourth Monday of the month. 270422-3838

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•BRANDENBURG PRIMARY SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE – 4-6 p.m. •STUART PEPPER MIDDLE SCHOOL 7TH GRADE OPEN HOUSE – 5:30-7 p.m. •FARMERS MARKET – 8 a.m.-12 p.m. at the MC Extension Office Pavilion. •DULCIMER JAM – 6:30 p.m. at Vine Grove City Hall. Everyone is welcome to come and listen or play. 270-877-2422 •LION’S CLUB – 6:30-7:30 p.m. Meets 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month at Home Plate Restaurant. Call 422-3293 for more information.

Wednesday, July 28 •PAYNEVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE – 5:30-6:30 p.m. Meet teachers and drop off supplies. •FREE FAMILY FILM FESTIVAL – 10 a.m. at Corydon Cinemas. Showing “Tooth Fairy.” •YOGA – Every Wednesday at 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. at the MC Public Library Annex. All levels of experience welcome. 270422-2094 •VFW BINGO – 7:30 p.m. at VFW Post 11404, 770 ByPass Road, Brandenburg. All activities are open to the public. 270-4225184 •LINE DANCING – 7-8:30 p.m. at the Colvin Community Center, 230 Freedom Way, Radcliff, Ky. Every Wednesday. 270668-7228

Thursday, July 29 •DAVID T. WILSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE – 4-6 p.m. •STUART PEPPER MIDDLE SCHOOL 8TH GRADE OPEN HOUSE – 5:30-7 p.m. •MCHS FRESHMAN ORIENTATION •MC YOUTH SOCCER ALLIANCE SOCCER SIGN-UPS – 6-8 p.m. at the Food Court. Visit for information and registration forms. •CHARLIE LOGSDON FREE WALKING TOUR – 7 p.m. on the square in Elizabethtown. For more information contact Dana Beth Lyddan at 270-234-8258. •COMMUNITY DINNER – 5:30 to 7 p.m. at P.L. Kasey Center, 303 Hillview Drive, Irvington, Ky. Carryout available at 5 p.m. $6 for adults. $4 for children 10 and under. Every Thursday. All times are eastern. 270547-7648

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know what I did when they said my name. I think I screamed but I’m not sure. We’re waiting on the video to see what I actually did.” While she was up on stage, Cruz didn’t see the audience. “The lights were right on you, so all you saw was the lights,” she said. “So I just kind of looked out at everybody.” Throughout the week, Cruz got really close to the 2009 Miss Teen United

States. “She gave me a hug and said ‘you have to make the best out of it,’” Cruz said. Cruz isn’t letting the crown go to her head. In fact, her hope is to use it for the Dove Campaign and the Ronald McDonald house. For now, Cruz is excited about her new crown and finding a new box for it to be placed on her shelf next to her Miss Teen Kentucky crown.

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Civil War battle in Brandenburg led by Marion By Gerry Fischer The News Standard Part 2 of a two-party story from last week’s issue of The News Standard. Since communications between the guerrillas were tenuous, Bill Marion and his associates had to synchronize plans over the months to combine to attack the home guard. We know from one old history that the plan of attack was hatched in the Meadville / Hill Grove area, and we know that Marion led the raid. He was riding a white horse that day and had a white pheasant feather in his hat. Marion would often place feathers of various kinds in the band of his black cavalry hat, and sometimes he would use Polk leaves as a hat decoration. He made a very gallantsoldierly appearance leading his company of Partisan Rangers. His men came down the old Hardinsburg Road between the Capt. Anderson Cemetery and Jailer Bondurant’s house and woods, east of Frogtown Road, at a place presently across from the new Meade County Courthouse. The rebels usually traveled in groups of 10 to 20 members. Using 15 as an average, there were about 100 guerrillas in Marion’s force. It is reported that there were 100 Union Soldiers stationed at the courthouse, and they held the high ground. The rebels attacked from the southwest and they began firing before they were in range.


Stanley Young, also known as Captain Bill Marion.

The commander of the Union forces, alerted by the gunfire, split his command, and kept about half of his men holding the guerrillas front in a defensive line firing back toward Broadway. While the Confederates were so engaged he sent half of his men out of his garrison to flank the rebels and attack their rear. The battle was continued until the dispatched Union soldiers fell upon the rebel’s rear rebuking them. Marion and company were forced to retreat toward Meadeville. No records of dead or wounded have been found, although some casualties must have occurred. Bill Marion’s horse was shot, and fell dead near William Fulton’s place on Hill Grove Road where Marion and others had safe houses and friends. There is no date for the battle thus far found, but we know it was before the end of August because

Captain Bryant was killed in the Coomes Cabin Raid the last week in August 1864, and Captain Dupoyster was killed in Taylorsville Ky., September 12, 1864, in an attempt to free one of his men that was jailed there. Marion, later moved his and, Mose Webster’s sphere of operation east, joining with Sue Mundy, Isaiah Coulter, Billy Magruder, One Armed Sam Berry, Frank James, Bob and Jim Younger, and William Clark Quantrill. On April 16, 1865, while being pursued by Captain George W. Penn and his company of state guards, he was intercepted while he was being driven by one company of the 53rd Kentucky that was pushing Marion toward New Haven. This plan worked, and Marion and his second in command Mose Webster, were attacked in Manton, Marion County, at the Still House. Mose Webster and his men got away, but were hotly pursued. Ed Terrell, the Union Scout and two of his men joined with Captain Penn, and were in the battle. When Captain Marion fell, Terrell claimed the body taking it to Louisville for credit, although, Marion was brought down by one rifle bullet and Terrell and his men were armed only with revolvers. Oddly, Marion wrote a letter to General Palmer March 12, 1865, the date Sue Mundy, Henry Magruder, and Henry Metcalf were captured near Webster,

Kentucky by Major Cyrus Wilson. Marion’s letter published in “The Louisville Daily Journal“, demanded that his men, Sue Mundy, Billy Magruder, and Henry Metcalf (Medkiff) be released, if not, he promised he would “haunt the city of Louisville until he had revenge over them”. Prentice, for some reason, waited until March 25 to publish Marion’s letter, well after Jerome Clarke was hanged, March 15. The letter Marion sent is post marked Meade County, Kentucky. According to Billy Magruder’s confession to Major Cyrus Wilson, before he was hanged on October 20, Marion, between March 11 1865, and April 16 1865, returned to Meade County and killed Dr. Lewis, the man that turned in Mundy, Magruder, and Metcalf. Captain Bill Marion likely mailed the letter to Palmer just before or just after Lewis’s assassination on or about March 12. Interestingly, when Marion was killed Ed Terrell, the man who caught Quantrill, and killed Captains Cox, Big Zay Coulter, Hercules Walker, and 14 other guerrillas, removed from Marion’s body his boots and a heavy gold ring Marion wore. Although Terrell and Marion hated each other, and swore to kill one another, Terrell held Marion in high regard, for on Terrell’s 1867 death bed, he bequeathed to his brother the only things he truly valued his pistols and Bill Marion’s gold ring.

Chamber luncheon turns into contest A group of three men and three women took part in a watermelon eating competition. The winner of the contest was Judge Executive Harry Craycroft. THE NEWS STANDARD/ JENNIFER CORBETT

“Wicked” youth wins talent show at the county fair By Casey Tolliver The News Standard She may not be wicked and she may not ride a broom, but she definitely won the youth talent show on Sunday night dressed as a witch. Jennifer Whelan, 14, donned the stereotypical witch garb — a flowing black gown and pointed hat — and even painted her skin green for her performance of “No Good Deed” from the Broadway musical “Wicked”. “It was definitely a challenge for me. I figured that song would give me a lot of stage presence and really get the audience into it,” Whelan said. Her witching wardrobe, coupled with the way the she belted out the aria in such a fierce and commanding way, induced the audience to ovation. “They all seemed very intense,” she said. “I noticed a lot of people were staring during the performance). There wasn’t much talking and that is a good thing,” she said. Whelan said that she prefers to perform in costume. The costume may have even helped to keep her cool and deliver the

award winning performance. “A costume makes me feel more comfortable around people and that always helps me get into the character,” she said The Flaherty teen, who has never received any type of vocal training, credits her singing ability to her DNA. “I have a musical family,” Whelan said. “My parents have very good voices.” Whelan, who has performed in the Meade County Fair youth talent show three years in a row, competed in a duet with her sister at the state fair talent show last year with less than desirable results. “We didn’t make it far at all,” Whelan said. Her performance at the youth talent showed has earned her a repeat trip to the state talent show. Despite the outcome, the trophy she won Sunday night — her first trophy for singing — will sit on her dresser as a constant reminder of her natural talent. “When I got called up for a participation ribbon, I never thought I would get anything like this,” she said with a grin, as she clutched her trophy.

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By Jennifer Corbett The News Standard A few local business owners got a face full of watermelon at the Chamber of Commerce meeting last Thursday in the Farm Bureau Building. A group of three men and three women wore garbage bags and went face first into a watermelon half to show their excitement for the Meade County fair this week. In the end, Judge/Executive Harry Craycroft took home the title of finishing his watermelon in the quickest time. David Pace, the chair of the Meade County Fair, was on hand to talk about some aspects of the fair, as well as some new additions. “We want to have something for everyone,” Pace said. “We always want people to feel like they’re a part of the fair.” More than over 120 business and campaign booths will be set up Some of the new events include a beef breeding show held last Saturday, and a remote control truck and tractor pull Saturday, July 24 in the new cattle barn. A hometown concert


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featuring the Rachel Timberlake Band and Floord was held Monday night. That event also included an $8,000 drawing. The pageants will be full of beauties this year; Miss Meade County had nine contestants; Miss Teen had 30; Miss Pre-Teen had 44; and Peewee Miss and Peewee Mr. had 17. This fair is also showcasing a demolition derby lawnmower contest, a new police command center and a brand new auction and show barn. According to Pace, the fair won a $2,000 grant from Sam’s Club to help fund its numerous events. “I’m very pleased with how it turned out,” Pace said. “I really feel like the fairgrounds will be in good shape … We try to make it as safe as possible.” In other business, Homeplate catered the lunch and Bluegrass Cellular was the sponsor. Chamber President Kelly Roberts spoke about the success of the Chamber’s Golf Scramble held June 18. “It went very well,” he said. “It’s a major contribution to a lot of the things we do.”

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FEATURES Olin House provides unique historic setting Friday, July 23, 2010

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By Jennifer Corbett The News Standard In the early 1900’s, alcohol was prohibited. One Meade County family decided to skirt the law by constructing a small hidden bar underneath the stairs in the back of their colonial style mansion. “There is a trap door over to the side of the house and the only thing we can think is that it looks like alcohol was brought up through the basement and handed up,” said Kathy Bonfiglio, who helps maintain the house with her husband Stephen. “Obviously it’s intended to really store alcohol … with the architecture of the house you wouldn’t know it (the bar) was here.” This mansion, known as the “Olin House,” was built in 1880. The home, which is located on Lawrence Street, has five guest bedrooms, a library, dinning room, café room, kitchen, billiard room, and a balcony over-looking the Ohio River. “(The view) is absolutely beautiful,” Bonfiglio said. “If you go upstairs, the view is breathtaking.” In the beginning, it belonged to the Lewis family, whose patriarch was a prominent Meade County attorney at the time. “Mr. Lewis built (the house) for him, his wife and their eight children,” Bonfiglio said. “They had a one room school house here on the property, which I guess was an oddity at that time.” Once he died in 1919, his daughter Mary Lewis lived in the house with her husband and nephew until 1950. After that she sold the house to Olin Chemicals, now Arch Chemicals, who used the home as a


way to house plant managers. Later, the Hillcrest Country Club owned the residence and it was again used to provide accommodations for overnight guests and dignitaries. Since its construction in 1880, the over 4,000 square foot house has had minor nips and tucks, but the overall structure has stayed the same. The entrance still has the original doorbell and knob. Besides the hidden bar, the house also has a butler ’s pantry, which leads from the kitchen into the formal dinning room so people could take trays in and out, similar to a restaurant. The pantry contains silverware, cups, plates and just about anything to serve dinner. Another unique feature of the house is its sturdy, tall storm doors near the entrance of the building. “They are original to the house,” Bonfiglio said. “There is an old saying in the south that if those doors were closed it meant

the family was not receiving. It didn’t matter what was going on … once the doors were open, it means the family is receiving and you’re welcome to knock on the door and visit.” Across the street, visitors to the Olin House can get another slice of history with a graveyard that holds some of the original settlers of Brandenburg — even Mr. Brandenburg, who founded the town. Further down the street stands General John Hunt Morgan’s former headquarters. “Your view should be very, very similar to what the Lewis family saw,” Bonfiglio said. Another unique aspect of the Olin House is its location; it has a country feel to it, but it is only a few minutes from town. “The house is extremely quiet,” Bonfiglio said. “It’s very difficult to hear sirens … it is very peaceful. You would expect to be somewhere way out in the country based on your

Trouble on Old Landing Road By Don White The Kentucky Traveler Much like Tom T. Hall, I like old dogs, children, and watermelon wine. I like Rodney Horn, even if he did make me feel like a moron for two and a half hours. It’s like this ... Sunday afternoon drives along rural back roads are among my favorite childhood memories; always eager to see what was going to be over the next hill. Special times indeed. I looked forward to the day when I would take my own children on such outings, checking out their delighted faces in the rear view mirror as they drank in the beauty of the countryside. Of course the reality was my kids were either asking “Are we there yet?” as we pulled out of our driveway, or, more likely, playing video games. So … I usually travel alone when in search of scenic beauty, which is why I decided to make my first trip down Old Landing Road along the Lee-Estill County line. Meandering along beside the Kentucky River, flanked by green hills, unique residences and fertile farmland, it immediately qualified for my “most scenic” list of roadways. There are long stretches, seemingly two to three miles in length, that are totally uninhabited. Shortly, I met Rodney. His place is hard to ignore. He and wife Wanda have an attractive home sitting in a valley along the river. There is a red Hummer in the driveway. But those are about the only two signs of normalcy. Otherwise their property is dotted by dozens upon dozens of boats, ancient cars and trucks, unique farm and commercial vehicles and equipment, and trees, some of which are one-of-a-kind in Estill County. For a guy like me, who neither knows or cares about anything mechanical, and who probably can’t identify more than five kinds of trees,

views, you would never expect that Kroger is right around the corner.” There are two pictures of the Olin House near the entrance. The pictures, from 1910 and 1981, show how little the house has changed over the years. “When you look at it, it is not a night and day thing,” Bonfiglio said. “It’s still very similar to what it looked like originally.” Even with its age the house doesn’t make any unusual creeks or sounds. “Every now and then you will step on a stair just the right way,” she added. “It’s a sturdy, well built house … I commend whoever physically did the labor on it because it is really, really well built … (all of the past owners) have maintained the house and kept it structurally sound.” Aside from the historical aspects, one thing this building can promise is a calm, stress-free atmosphere for any event


LEFT: The Olin House, located on Lawrence Street, is a colonial style mansion constructed in 1880. TOP LEFT: The dining room gives a feeling of how people used to live in 1880. TOP RIGHT: There are five guest bedrooms that can be used for almost any type of event. ABOVE: Olin House provides a beautiful setting for weddings and other events. ranging from weddings and anniversaries to baby showers. There are five guest bedrooms available for overnight guests, but because Olin House was formerly a guesthouse, not every room has its own bathroom; there are two shared baths. A gazebo, café room and huge porch are perfect for weddings. Bonfiglio added that almost 50 percent of the brides who get mar-

ried at the house prefer to get married on the porch so they can have the house in the background. “We try to make everything as comfortable as possible,” Bonfiglio said. “So we’ve kind of gone from room to room and looked at what we needed to change to make (this house) a little more user friendly … we want people to come in, relax and just enjoy being here.”

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Rodney Horn smiles as he quizzes The Kentucky Traveler about the mechanics of vehicles and trees. a

place like that can be rather intimidating. Rodney seems to sense that as soon as I step out of my car. Even before I have time to introduce myself, he has popped the hood on a car and is asking me what I see that’s missing. Probably even a five-year-old would have noticed the “thingie” where the spark plugs go was nearly half gone… but not me. You would think this 64-year-old Vietnam vet would have given up on me right there, but he didn’t. We went on to many more vehicles with Rodney asking me what I felt it would take to get them back on the road … using such foreign terms as differential, camshaft, fly wheel and manifold. When he finishing tormenting me with mechanical talk, he turned to trees, asking me to name the various ones he had set out, some of which he had plucked from the river. Near the end of our tour, after at least a dozen failed attempts at naming a tree, Rodney points out one of the more flowery ones and asks me what kind I think it might be. Finally, he points out it isn’t a tree at all, but a rose bush held off the ground by an upside down TV satellite dish. I may not know much about trees or things mechanical, but I do know the Horns live on a very historical piece of property. Their 150 acres have been in

the Horn family since the early 1700s, dating back through a ton of great-grandparents. “You can read about this piece of property over at Fort Boonesboro,” Horn said, who also takes great joy in showing unique features such as a brick structure on the Lee County side of the river used in providing steam for trains. The latest Horn on the property is the son of the late Arnold and Myrtle Baker Horn. Arnold, who died in 1995, was a test pilot in Dallas during World War II, and his wife, a West Virginia native, was a descendent of the McCoys from the famous HatfieldMcCoy Feud. Rodney was born in Huntington, W. Va., and attended school in Dayton, Ohio, before his parents relocated to the family farm. He built his home in 1989 after working for Southeast Coal Company and while operating his own excavating business, Rodney’s Earthmoving & Equipment. He says his collection of vehicles came about through business connections and because he’s an admitted “pack rat.” Whether you’re looking to make a trade or not, I highly recommend a visit out to this friendly man’s place. Just be prepared to answer questions such as how many cylinders in his Hummer. The answer isn’t two, four, six, or eight, but five, by the way.

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A daycare that feels like a trip to grandma’s house By Jennifer Corbett The News Standard At Nanny’s Childcare, the kids say the darndest things. “These kids will tell you anything,” said Nancy Carter. “They just kind of say what’s on their mind.” Carter is the owner of Nanny’s Childcare, which opened its doors on Sept. 31, 2009. The business, located on Broadway, is a full service daycare, catering to children from six weeks to 12-years-old. The business has rooms for infants, toddlers, pre-school and for after-school students. “This house was built in 1912,” Carter said. “It was TLC daycare for 21 years and then they approached me about keeping a daycare in it so I changed the name, but it’s still the same service.” All of Carter’s 15 employees are state trained, CPR certified and have their required number of state hours. Each employee designs a plan for each day, typically involving daily activities and different themes such as Father’s Day and Christmas. Even though her staff is small, the amount of love

they have for their students goes through the roof. Every once in a while, the daycare takes it’s students on a walking field trip down the street to the Meade County Public Library. Nanny’s Childcare isn’t like most daycares. It gives a homelike atmosphere, which makes the children and its workers more relaxed. “I think because it’s a house it makes them feel like they’re at grandma’s house,” she said. For Margaret Lamkin, her love of the business comes from watching the children grow up right before her eyes. “Some came in as a baby and left when they were 12-years-old,” she said. “(Nanny’s Childcare) is kind of like a second family away from home.” The relationships they build over time are another thing Lamkin enjoys about her job. In particular, she bonded with a former student and even though she attends a different daycare, Lamkin and the young girl often call each other to catch up. “She calls me and it means a lot,” she said. “When they leave from


LEFT: Gracie, a student at Nanny’s Childcare, has fun after snack time. ABOVE: Braden, Woody, Harlan, Caroline, Arrick, Mary Brooke, Gracie and Ariel gather in front of the canned goods they collected, which will be donated to the local food pantry. here, they don’t forget you.” Birthdays and holidays are important aspects of Nanny’s Childcare. When a child’s birthday approaches, they get their own party full of balloons and decorations. Once holidays are around the corner, they are celebrated on the daycare’s walls. Prior to Nanny’s Childcare, Carter was close to re-enrolling into nursing

school. In the past, she had worked as a nurse’s aide in Elizabethtown. She also worked in the Breckinridge County Schools for 13 years in the food service department and even got her feet wet in daycare service right out of high school when she helped out at TLC. The business can sometimes provide a hectic schedule to its employees, but once Carter sees her

smiling students the stress disappears. “Kids are just like the weather,” she said. “It changes all the time … You’re listening to them for a couple of minutes and next minute they’ll see a tractor go down the road and that’s it … Some days you just have to go with it.” As for the future of her business, Carter hopes it keeps it’s same location

and see more smiles on children’s faces. “As long as I can keep my numbers up and keep my ratio up, I just want to be here as long as the good Lord lets us,” she said. Nanny’s Childcare is located on Broadway and is open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Friday. For more information on the business call 270-422-3993 or e-mail them at njcarter@

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Kathy Simmons and staff members at Home Plate Family Restaurant stand before the mural in the Brandenburg restaurant that honors the memory of her son Alex, a baseball player and fan. From left are Suzie Elder, Michelle Richardson, Simmons, Samantha Troutman, Karen Alexander, and Melinda Powell. Submitted By Meade Co. Chamber of Commerce Home Plate Family Restaurant is the Meade County Area Chamber of Commerce’s Member of the Month for July. The restaurant was selected because of its support of the Chamber of Commerce and its high level of involvement with the community, according to Chamber of Commerce President Kelly Roberts. “Successful small businesses like Home Plate are the foundation of our organization — and, in fact, of the economy of Meade County,” he says. “Home Plate is a great example of how a good idea and hard work have built a business that’s well known and widely appreciated.” Home Plate, located at 656 River Ridge Plaza, celebrates its fourth anniversary July 17. Owner Kathy Simmons takes pride in its accomplishments during those years: • The addition of a banquet room, which boosted the restaurant’s seating capacity to 150 from 100, in July 2008.

• The growth of its menu, which now includes breakfast five days each week and a buffet on Sunday. • The addition of catering for off-site events. • The growth of the restaurant’s staff to 12 from the eight who worked there initially. All of that has been possible, she says, “because of our large base of loyal customers who appreciate what we do and our willingness to meet their needs.” As for the secrets of Home Plate’s success, she says it’s the same formula that has made other small businesses in Meade County successful: • Lots of hard work. • Spending a lot of time at the business. •Listening to customers. • Serving good food at a fair price. She cites Home Plate’s catering business as a good example of how that formula has worked: “There was a need for a good caterer in our community, and once we started providing this service the results were outstanding — for us and for our customers.”

“They appreciate our efforts to customize their events to meet their needs.” Simmons says she tries to reciprocate for the support the restaurant gets from its customers by supporting a variety of school, church, and community events. There’s a soft spot in her heart for ball teams, in particular. One son, Alex, who died in 2005, was a high school baseball player. His memory lives at Home Plate, which is decorated in a baseball theme that includes a mural of him at a major league baseball field. And, Simmons supports a fund that gives one or two scholarships each year to high school graduates headed for vocational study. Another son, Eric, helps her run the restaurant. Operating hours are from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, when breakfast is served; 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, when all meals are from the buffet; and 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday. Home Plate’s telephone number — for both restaurant and catering calls — is 270-422-1759.

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AGRICULTURE Western Horse Show turns into a marathon event at the fair

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By Casey Tolliver The News Standard Talk about endurance. The Western Horse Show at Meade County Fairground’s new horse arena on Saturday night lasted until the wee hours of Sunday morning. As dusk crept by and slowly turned to dawn, riders took turns weaving through barrels and poles, competing to see who could record the fastest time. After all was said and done, the event took nearly 10 hours to complete. “I was handing out checks until about five in the morning,” Western Horse Show Superintendent Mark J. Popham said. Not only did the marathon horse show have to contend with a race against the sun, but mother nature reared her ugly head, as a late night/early morning shower doused the new arena. Popham, who has been the Western Horse Show superintendent for the past four years, thought it went pretty well, despite the shower. “The track got pretty wet and it was real muddy at the pleasure show Sunday morning,” he said. Despite miserable conditions at times, the Western Horse Show proved to be a popular event by posting an unusually high number of participants.

The show featured a larger than usual amount of riders registered in the pole races. “We had a lot of pole horses, and you usually don’t have that many,” Popham said. The total number of riders was nearly 50, he added. The open barrel competition saw an influx of riders as well, featuring 80 riders — up significantly from past years. The rise in numbers proves that the Meade County Fair does not just cater to motor sports and tractor and truck pulls, and acknowledges the fair’s agricultural roots. Branching off from those roots, the show featured a new event this year. Organizers added a rescue race just a few weeks before the event. The race features a person standing at one end of the arena and a person mounted on a horse at the other end. The contestant on horseback rides the length of the arena to the person standing, who then swings up onto the back of the horse. The team with the fastest time wins the event. “That was one of the better things we had at the show this year,” Popham said. Popham feels that reminiscing is a reason for the popularity of the show, and that being a spectator helps

some people relive childhood memories. “You talk to people all the time that say ‘I used to ride horses when I was a kid’, but they don’t any more. It may take some people back to when they were kids,” he said. “I know we did have a lot of local people from Meade, Breck and Hardin County,” Popham said. Bradee Addison, who was one of the participants from Meade County, fared well in the competition. “I know she had a real good run in the open,” Popham said. Western Horse Show Class 1 – Pee Wee: 1st – Jessie Gonterman; 2nd – Taylor Ray; 3rd – Gavin Ray; 4th – Cameron Hill; 5th – Skylar Mills. Class 2 – Youth Pole: First Division: 1st – Travis Florence; 2nd – Brandon Scott; 3rd –Heather Ray. Second Division:1st – Brandon Scott; 2nd – Kelly Drummond. Class 3 Jr. Horse Poles: 1st – Brian Foushee; 2nd – Amanda Hudson; 3rd – Brian Foushee; 4th – Amanda Hudson. Class 4 Open Poles: First Division: 1st -Amanda Hudson; 2nd – Amanda Hudson; 3rd – Lexus Gonterman. Second Division: 1st – Donnie Mills; 2nd – Heather Thayer. Third Division – 1st – Brittany Sego; 2nd – Billy Hateman.


A young rider sprints through a set of poles on her bay horse during the Western Horse Show at the Meade County Fair. Class 4A Rescue: 1st – James Bickett; 2nd – Kevin Isham; 3rd – T.J. Hagan. Class 5 Open Flags: First Division: 1st – Jay Sanders; 2nd – T.J. Hagan; 3rd – T.J. Hagan. Second Division: 1st – Jay Sanders; 2nd – Dillon Dowell. Class 6 Pee Wee Barrels: 1st – Jessie Gonterman; 2nd – Abbeegale Lyons; 3rd – Taylor Ray; 4th – Gavin Ray; 5th – Cameron Hill. Class 7 Youth Barrels:

First Division: 1st – Savanna Song; 2nd –Lynzie Young; 3rd – Shelby Headley. Second Division: 1st – Travis Florence; 2nd – Justin Wagner; 3rd – Brandon Scott; 4th – Brittany Smith. Third Division: 1st – Jessie Gonterman; 2nd – Hannah Alves; 3rd – Cassie Fannin. Class 8 Jr. Horse Barrels: 1st – Dennis Durham; 2nd – Amanda Hudson; 3rd – Brandy Hudgens; 4th – Judy Brown.

Class 9 Open Barrels: First Division: 1st – Billy Haztman; 2nd – Natalie Ingram; 3rd – Lucas Monroe; 4th – Melissa Gonterman. Second Division: 1st – Savanna Song; 2nd – Jay Sanders; 3rd – Billy Hatzman; 4th – Buddy Sneed. Third Division: 1st – Kevin Isham; 2nd – Robbie Brueck; 3rd – Lucas Monroe. Fourth Division: 1st – Cassie Fannin; 2nd – Nancy Kaufman; 3rd – Nancy Allen.

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Whitney Shelton proudly shows off her horse “Jolie Bay Badger” at the Western Pleasure Horse Show held Sunday at the Meade County Fair.

Class 1 – Lead Line Pony: Nevach Kennedy, Delana Wooldridge, Shelby Smith, Austin Nottingham, Ady Mae Williams, Allison Slaughter. Class 2 – Open Showmanship: 1st - Rhonda Haynes; 2nd - Stephanie Meredith; 3rd - Jackie McClendon; 4th - Kelsey Bishop. Class 3 – Open Halter: 1st Kim Lake; 2nd - Hilary Carder; 3rd - Robyn Moore; 4th - Whitney Shelton. Class 4 – Men’s Western Pleasure: 1st - Buddy Sneed; 2nd - Kenny Haynes; 3rd - David Cromis. Class 5 – Women’s Western

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ters. Second Division: 1st - Caleb Ray; 2nd - Johnny Lee; 3rd - Dillon Dowell. Class 10 – 4-H Poles: First Division: 1st Justin Ray; 2nd - Travis Florence; 3rd - Heather Ray. Second Division: 1st - Orry William; 2nd - Kaleb Ray; 3rd - Kristen Peters. Class 11 – 4-H Barrels: First Division: 1st - Justin Ray; 2nd - Bradee Addison; 3rd - Travis Florence. Second Division: 1st Kaleb Ray; 2nd - Briann Williams. Third Division: 1st - Dillon Dowell; 2nd - Johnny Lee; 3rd - Orry Williams. Class 12 – 4-H Flags: 1st Dillon Dowell; 2nd - Dillon Dowell; 3rd - Orry Williams.

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Kentuckian Livestock Market - Owensboro, KY • KY Dept of Ag-USDA Market News • Monday, July 19, 2010 Receipts: 353 Last week: 438 Last year: 347 ***AD-Average Dressing, HD-High Dressing, LD-Low Dressing Compared to last week: Slaughter cows were steady to 1.00 lower. Slaughter bulls were steady. Feeder steers and bulls steady. Feeder heifers steady. Slaughter cows were 18 percent of supply: Slaughter bulls 03 percent. Replacement cows 05 percent and feeders 74 percent: The feeder supply included 22 percent steers, 00 percent holstein steers, 44 percent heifers and 34 percent bulls. 22 percent weighed over 600 lbs. Feeder Steers Medium and Large: 1-2 200-300 lbs 125.00; 300-400 lbs 124.00-140; 400-500 lbs 113.50-121.00; 500-600

lbs 109.25; 700-800 lbs 103.00-104.75. Groups of 20 head or more: 64 head 744 lbs 106.75 mstlyblk Large 3 Holsteins: No Test Feeder Heifers Medium and Large: 1-2 200-300 lbs 113.00117.00 300-400 lbs 104.00-110.00; 400-500 lbs 103.25110.00; 500-600 lbs 96.50.00-104.50; 600-700 lbs 99.00101.00; 700-800 lbs 92.00. Medium and Large 2 400-500 lbs 95.50-102.00; 500-600 lbs 95.00-99.50. Feeder Bulls Medium and Large: 1-2 200-300 lbs 131.00; 300400 lbs 118.00 123.50; 400-500 lbs 109.50-118.00; 500-600 lbs 103.50-106.00; 600-700 lbs 92.00-103.50. Medium and large 2 400-500 lbs 105.00-106.00; 500-600 lbs 95.00-99.50. Slaughter Cows:

%Lean Weight AD HD LD Breaker 75-80 935-1640 54.50-61.50 62.50-63.00 47.50-53.50 Boner 80-85 880-1290 50.00-56.00 57.00 46.50-48.50 Lean 85-90 825-955 45.50-47.50 39.50 Slaughter Bulls: Yld Grd Weight Carcass Boning % AD HD 1 1310-1660 79-81 69.00-73.00 2 1395-1440 75-78 64.50-67.50 Stock Cows Medium and Large: 1-2 3-8 years old 3-8 months bred 920-1335 lbs 58.00-74.00 per cwt. Stock Cow Calf Pairs Medium and Large: No Test Stock Bulls: No Test Baby Calves: No Test



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Friday, July 23, 2010

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Success of mower derby represents economy By Ben Achtabowski The News Standard

MCHS FALL SPORTS PREVIEWS The News Standard will have its annual fall sports season previews starting in August. Here is the tentative schedule for each preview: Aug. 6 Volleyball and girls and boys golf Aug. 13 Girls and boys soccer Aug. 20 Girls and boys cross country Football

Aug. 27

The previews will include in depth analysis of the team, team photo and roster along with a schedule of the season.


Anthony Connor flips an opponent during Tuesday night’s lawnmower derby.

SCORES AND PHOTO SUBMISSIONS Submit scores from Little League baseball, soccer, or any other summer leagues. Also, if you have any photos of a game that you would like to see in the paper, submit them to or drop them off at our office on Old Ekron Road in Brandenburg. Don’t forget to submit your outdoor photos, too. See your picture of a big fish catch in The News Standard. There is no charge for photo submissions. ON DECK July 23 Truck and Tractor Pull Meade County Fairgrounds 7 p.m. July 24 NASP/3D Archery Shoot 8 a.m. Four-wheeler Rodeo Mini-Truck Pull Truck and Tractor Pull

9 a.m. noon 7 p.m.


MAC Mini-Triathlon Meade County Activity Center will host a mini-triathlon Aug. 21 at Doe Valley.

The race will consist of a seven lap swim, 8 mile bike ride and a 2.2 mile run. There will be awards and t-shirts.

Individual cost is $25 while a three person team is $30. GOLF OUTINGS Meade County 4-H Annual Golf Scramble

The Meade County 4-H will hold its annual golf scramble Sept. 25 at 8 p.m. The event will take place at the Lindsey Golf Course in Fort Knox.

There will be cash prizes and lunch.

There are four person teams with $50 per person, $200 per team. Early bird registration is Aug. 27.

Call the Meade County Extension Office for more information at 270-4224958. Bellarmine University 7th Annual Golf Scramble Bellarmine University softball team will host its 7th Annual Golf Scramble Sept. 11 at Doe Valley Golf Course. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m., with a shotgun start at noon. There is only enough room for 36 teams. The cost is $200 per team which includes golf, cart and lunch. Lunch will be served at 11 a.m. For more information contact the Bellarmine University softball team.


On Tuesday, the success of the Meade County Fair’s lawnmower derby was the poor state of the economy in action. Typically, demolition derbies rule the fair, but with only 11 cars in the night’s main event mini-car demolition derby, the lawnmower derby had 35 participants. “This is the biggest event I’ve been in with the lawnmowers,” said Anthony Connor of Corydon, Ind. “It’s getting popular. It’s cheap and a lot of guys like doing it.” Programs such as Cash for Clunkers and even scrapping cars is making viable demo derby cars almost extinct. “It’s tough to keep doing

it,” said Tony Kelly, Tuesday night’s mini-car derby winner. “But if you have good friends, you can hang in there and do it together.” Connor won the lawnmower event of 35 participants based off his wit and experience. “With that many people out there, it’s hectic,” Connor said, who has competed in seven lawnmower derbies and won six of them. “You have to know where people are at all times and know where you’re going.” Despite his experience, Connor was still nervous. “I had butterflies before I got in here,” he said. “It’s just an adrenaline rush. It’s fun to get out there. See MOWER, page B3

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Mallory Wathen gives her senior farewell speech.

Lady Waves remember yet another great season Ben Achtabowski The News Standard The Meade County Lady Waves softball program held its annual end of the season banquet July 16 at the Meade County High School. The banquet celebrated yet another great season that collected 32 wins and a top-10 ranking in the state. After a hearty meal, awards were given out to the top varsity players, which included Erin Sireno (highest batting average and slugging percentage), Mallory Wathen (most runs scored, most stolen bases and the academic award), Britney Lancaster (lowest ERA), Chelsea Cummings (highest fielding percentage for the outfield), Erin Benton (highest fielding percentage for the infield), Scarlett Powers (most RBI) and Nicole Brown (110-percent). The Lady Waves also supported 14 players who were named to the academic all state team.

Despite the rain, motocross racers still ruled the air By Ben Achtabowski The News Standard


TOP: Aaron Teague soars through the air on Sunday. ABOVE: Travis Hardcastle is about to land his bike during one of his races at the Meade County Fair.

Motocross fans swarmed the Meade County Fairgrounds on Sunday for the annual motocross event during the Meade County Fair. More than 150 racers came to the much anticipated event. “We had a good turnout, especially considering how many other races were going on around here,” said Mike Wheeler, one of the event’s coordinators. There was a state motocross race near Louisville and several other events going on last weekend, but Meade County still drew a big crowd of racers. “We had some competition (with other races) but we did alright,” Wheeler said. “We’re real happy See ATTACK, page B2

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A decade after championship, Lebonte still running strong By Monte Dutton NASCAR This Week Bobby Labonte, who won the (then) Winston Cup championship a decade ago, is now 31st in the Sprint Cup standings. Labonte left TRG Motorsports and finished 16th at Daytona in a Chevy entered by James Finch. The future is murky. What’s a nice guy like Labonte doing in a place like this? He’s a champion (both the Cup and what is now Nationwide). He’s even been a runner-up in both series. Labonte has won 21 Cup races and 26 poles. He’s 46 years old. “Our car was good for

about 20 laps,” he said after the Coke Zero 400. “We kept track position for a while, then we got a ‘wavearound’ (back on the lead lap). We got involved in ‘the Big One’ (a 20-car pile-up), and that was unfortunate for the team. It took out a lot of good cars, but we were lucky enough to not have too bad a damage to keep us from running strong at the end. All in all, it was OK.” Labonte will once again be in the No. 09 Chevrolet in Saturday night’s LifeLock. com 400 at Chicagoland Speedway. After 11 seasons at Joe Gibbs Racing, Labonte moved to Petty Enterprises

for three years, finishing 21st, 18th and 21st in the Cup point standings from 2006 through 2008. In 2009, he began the season with the Hall of Fame team, then moved to Kevin Buckler’s TRG team late in the year. Most would consider a victory in the 2000 Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway as the single biggest victory of Labonte’s career. He has won six times at Atlanta Motor Speedway during his career, coupled with three victories each at Michigan and Pocono. Labonte was the Grand Marshal of the Coke Zero See STRONG, page B3


Former NASCAR champion Bobby Labonte is still running strong at age 46.

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with the turnout.” The track was slightly modified from the previous years. The modifications included the tabletop finish line and smaller jumps near the hairpin turns, according to Wheeler. “We changed the finish line jump a little bit,” he said. “We changed some jumps and made sure that the smaller bikes could go over the jumps. Everyone seemed to like the set up.” Rain, however, did put a little damper on the races during the afternoon. In fact, the last six heats were canceled. “If we didn’t have a 30 minute delay earlier in the day, we would have been fine,” Wheeler said about a delay in preparing the track midway through the races. “But people still stuck around after the storm and wanted to keep racing. So we let them play in the mud for a little bit until we shut down.” Before the storm, the track was in optimal riding conditions, according to Wheeler. “The track was in great shape,” he said. “Even after having a practice day (on Saturday), the track was still looking good. We just did some touchups before Sunday and everything was good to go.” Despite the rain and cancellations, Wheeler was happy with the turnout and the event once again proved to be one of the better race days of the year. “It was a good day. Everyone was safe,” Wheeler said. “We had one racer hurt his wrist, but we didn’t have any ambulance calls. We were real happy about that.” Brandenburg’s Levi Camp won two different heats, the Super Mini and Sr. Mini. Also, Travis Hardcastle, of Brandenburg, won the Lites B and the Open B. Alex Edelen dominated the quad with wins in the Quad 4-6 and Quad 7-10. Here are the full results of Sunday’s Meade County Fair’s motocross races: Motocross Contest MRC 50cc 4-6 1st-Kendall Vandgnift; 2ndNolan Bott, 3rd-Robbie Jenkins; 4th – Logan Pate. 50cc 7-8 1st-Davis Wymn; 2nd-Chase Mosier; 3rd-Macy Jenkins. 65cc 7-9 1st -Hunter McIntyre; 2nd -Justin Buckman; 3rd - Nick Hayes; 4th – Kyle Repstock; 5th – Matthew Vuleta. 80cc Beginner 1st - Jay Buckman; 2nd - Mark Knizs; 3rd - Dale Howlett; 4th – Brandon Roberts. Jr. Mini 7-11 1st - Jalen Hardcastle; 2nd - Nick Hayes; 3rd - Kyle Repstock; 4th – Dale Howlett. Super Mini 1st - Levi Camp; 2nd - Austin Rolston; 3rd - Clayton Knott . Sr. Mini 1st - Levi Camp; 2nd - Austin Ralston; 3rd - Tyler Stull; 4th – Luke Cutty; 5th – Mark Knizs.

Ladies Bike 1st - Alli King; 2nd - Erin Hager; 3rd - Addie Durham; 4th – Hannah Creak. Schoolboy 12-16 1st - Pichard Turner; 2nd Andrew Vuleta; 3rd - Cody Camp; 4th – Sam Matingly; 5th – Michael Brady. College Boy 17-24 1st - Cameron Dedman; 2nd - George Baker; 3rd - Deren Hayes; 4th – John Turner; 5th – Matt Hinton. 25 Plus Open 1st - Roger Crew; 2nd - Zac Hickerson; 3rd - Russell Bradshaw. Lites A 1st - Aaron Teague; 2nd Randy Hurst, Jr. 30 Plus Open 1st - Gary Hethcox; 2nd Bryan Tincher; 3rd - Jeremy Pate; 4th – Bill Hazelwood; 5th – Ron Beams. 30 Plus Money 1st - Rodney Carrier; 2nd Mark Ralston. Lites B 1st - Travis Hardcastle; 2nd - Jonathan Wikon; 3rd - Rick Barr; 4th – Michael Brady. Lites C 1st - Andrew Vuleta; 2nd - Roger Crew; 3rd - Cody Camp; 4th – Sam Matingly; 5th – Devin Day. Pit Bike 1st - Rodney Carrier Lites D 1st - Stephen Lowery; 2nd Cameron Dudley; 3rd - Alli King; 4th – Clayton Adams; 5th – Tayler Wood. Open A 1st - Aaron Teague; 2nd Rodney Carrier; 3rd - George Baker; 4th – Cam Dedman. Open B 1st - Travis Hardcastle; 2nd - Dakoda Masden; 3rd - Jonathan Wikon; 4th – Rick Barr; 5th – Matt Hinton. Open C 1st - Devin Day; 2nd - Zach Hawkins; 3rd - Cole Durham; 4th – Zach Hughes; 5th – Braxton Cain. Open D 1st - Stephen Lowery; 2nd Blake Braumdott; 3rd - Shawn DeLong; 4th – Blake Hughes; 5th – Todd Bloomer Jr. Quad 4-6 1st - Alex Edelen; 2nd - Bryce Duvall; 3rd - Levi Triplett; 4th – Dylan Howlett; 5th – Joseph Boyken. Quad 7-10 1st - Alex Edelen; 2nd - Jaden Price; 3rd - Gatlin Heyes; 4th – Bryan Smith; 5th- Haylee Nelson. Quad 30 Plus 1st - Randy Hurst; 2nd Shaun Simpson. Quad A 1st - Randy Hurst, Jr.; 2nd - Dewayne Newton; 3rd David Thurman; 4th – Matt Elkins; 5th – Rue Ammons. Quad B 1st - Ethan Straney; 2nd Brandon Johnson; 3rd - Travis Mattingly. Quad C 1st - Zach Taylor; 2nd - Jacob Snyder; 3rd - Jonathan Stove; 4th – Patrick Tierney; 5th – Grey Clark. Quad D 1st - Devin Townsend; 2nd Jason Wisman; 3rd - Kyle T. Hayes; 4th – Collin Lynch; 5th – Shawn Jacch. Utility 1st - Jeremy Mattingly; 2nd - Jerry Roach; 3rd - Mickey Jewell; 4th – Chris Colligan. UTV 1st - Craig Conely; 2nd Ethan Straney.

SPORTS QUIZ By Chris Richcreek

1. Which did legendary Dodgers manager Walter Alston win more of in his 23-year career: N.L. pennants or All-Star Games? 2. Name the two players who hold the N.L. mark for most home runs by a third baseman for a season. 3. Between 2000 and 2009, how many times did Boise State’s football team win at least 10 games in a season? 4. In what year did David Stern become commissioner of the NBA, and who was his predecessor? 5. Who held the Vancouver Canucks record for most points in a season before Henrik Sedin broke it with 112 points in the 2009-10 season? 6. When was the last time before 2010 (Amy Williams in the skelton) that Great Britain won an individual gold medal at the Winter Olympics? 7. Entering 2010, who was the only golfer to beat Tiger Woods in a PGA Tour playoff? Answers 1. He won seven of each. 2. Mike Schmidt hit 48 for Philadelphia in 1980; Adrian Beltre did the same for the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2004. 3. Eight times in the 10-year period. 4. He replaced Larry O’Brien in 1984. 5. Pavel Bure had 110 points in 1992-93. 6. Figure skater Robin Cousins in 1980. 7. Billy Mayfair, at the Nissan Open in 1998.


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CLOCKWISE (from top right): Roger Crew maneuvers around a hairpin turn. Cody Camp speeds through the air. David Mings gains speed on a breakaway. Michael Brady looks to make a clean landing. Alli King (left) and Cameron Dudey battle out for second place in the Lites D division. A pack of motocross racers jockey for position.


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Mini-car derby filled with close friends and family By Ben Achtabowski The News Standard Meade County Fair ’s Tuesday night mini-car derby was a family affair. The Kelly family from Brandenburg had been the headquarters of sorts for the participants of the mini-car derby. “Seven of these cars were built within a half a mile from my house,” Tony Kelly said, who was competing against his brother and cousin. “We’re that good of friends who just totally destroyed each other’s cars. But it’s all good.” Kelly jokingly said he blames his grandfather, Joe Kelly or Papa Joe, for getting the family into motorsports. “He started racing in 1959. It’s all his fault,” Kelly said with a smile. “It’s a lot fun,” he added. “Whenever you get out there it makes all the work worth it.” Kelly originally started out racing stock cars, but


ABOVE: The Kelly clan along with Miss Meade County Cindy Padgett celebrate with their trophy after Tony Kelly won the mini-car derby. TOP RIGHT: The 288 car rides up on top of the cement barrier. BOTTOM RIGHT: Tony Kelly waits for the derby to start. switched to derbies. “I just didn’t have the time to do stock cars,” he said. “So I started to get into county fair derbies.” Fittingly, Tony Kelly won the event where he

eventually took out the final car by trapping him on the barriers. “I got him on the barriers,” Kelly said. “I didn’t want to mess up his car too much.” Luckily for Kelly and

his competition, they’ll be back in the garage helping each other out. For full results and more pictures of the event check next week’s issue of The News Standard.



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During the event more than 10 lawnmowers were flipped. Connor said he flipped at least four lawnmowers himself. “If I can’t take them out with my front end then I try to flip them over,” he said. Connor actually took out the last person by flipping him over in the corner of the arena. “I was trying to get him in the back corner where there was some rough dirt,” Connor said. “Once I did, I could catch them on the rough spot then you can flip them over.” The lawnmower derby drew a big crowd for a Tuesday night. In only its second year at the Meade County Fair it’s here to stay. “It’s a fun event,” Connor said. “A lot of people like it and its big all around the area.” For full results and more pictures of the event check next week’s issue of The News Standard.

400 and carried Coke Zero sponsorship in the race, which marked the 600th start of his Cup career. He is 20th all-time in that category, which is led by Richard Petty (1,185 races). “Wow, that’s a lot of racing,” Labonte said. “It’s just an honor and a privilege to be able to have that many races under my belt. There have been so many people who have helped me get to this point in my career. “I’m not racing just to

ABOVE: Anthony Connor poses with his lawnmower derby trophy given by Miss Meade County Cindy Padgett. LEFT: Joey Carter wins the pretty car contest with his neon pink lawnmower.


Reds have perfect season Undefeated 8U Flaherty Reds TriCounty Champs pose with their trophies. Pictured are (back row) coaches Dan Lancaster, Chuck Lembach, Chris Wiles, (middle row) Dylan McKinney, Logan Myers, Kole Allen, Ethan Whelan, Tucker Crawley, Caleb Thomas, Brady Knott, (front row) Kohl Evan, Evan Youart, Ethan Youart, Dalton Wiles, Brady Bewley and Zack Lembach.

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hit milestones or anything like that. Like I’ve said before, I want to win and be competitive. Hitting 600 starts, it’s great, and hopefully, there will be a lot more, too.”

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:// features all of his reporting on racing, roots music and life on the road. E-mail Monte at nascar_thisweek@yahoo. com. (c) 2010 King Features Synd., Inc.

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Tuesday night’s Meade County Fair rollover contest will be a memorable one, especially for Payneville’s Lee Hardesty. After flipping through the air nearly six times during his first attempt ever at hitting the half ramp, Hardesty took a commanding lead with 17 points and a standing ovation from the crowd. But what made it more memorable was halfway though the roll, his fivepoint safety harness came undone while his car rolled over the cement barriers. “I felt the barrier and my seat belt was off before I hit it,� Hardesty said, who named himself Metro Man after the small Metro car he was driving. “It was violent but it wasn’t as bad as I thought it would be. I thought it would be more violent. My adrenaline was up so much. I don’t know if I’ll be able to get up in the morning but right now I feel good.� Hardesty added seven more points during his second roll to make a total score of 24 and eventually won the contest. “This is the first time ever doing this,� Hardesty said. “I just figured hit it fast.� The car Hardesty was using cost only $100 and he used the car for five years in demolition derbies. “I figure I got my worth out of this car,� he said, who decided to convert it into a rollover car. “I took the windows out of it and painted it and put it in the rollover contest. The plates are still good on it too.� Hardesty out did his competition of six cars, including Meade County’s Rusty Kelly. Kelly set the pace with a 12-point roll, which also sent him over the cement barriers. Hardesty out did the Brown family — including 72-year-old Mealey


Larry Garner gives Ron Duncan the first place trophy from the 5k run held on Saturday.

Fair kicks off with 5K run Staff Report The News Standard

The Meade County Fair was kicked off by the 5K/1 mile run/walk on Saturday held by the Meade County High School cross country and track teams. The winner of the event was Ron Duncan from Murray, Ky. Meade County High School’s Tyler Blair took second place with a time of 17:41. Daisy Porter, of Brandenburg, won the 1 mile run with a time of 8:46. For the full results and photos of the event check next week’s issue of The News Standard.


TOP: Lee Hardesty shows off his rollover trophy. ABOVE: Hardesty flips over the cement barriers during his first rollover attempt on Tuesday. Brown — who have more than 100 years of combined experience. Despite rolling over more than eight times on Tuesday, Hardesty will roll up

to Corydon, Ind., next week to participate in his second rollover contest. “I blew out my back wheel and that’s about it,� Hardesty said of the car’s


condition. “I’m taking it to Corydon (Ind.) next week. It will be fine.� For full results of the contest check next week’s issue of The News Standard.

The Meade County Public Library wishes you a safe & happy Fair Week!

From page B1 The program also said farewell to two seniors, Sireno and Wathen. Both of the players gave their heartfelt farewell speeches, while receiving senior gifts. The JV team was also commemorated for its 17-5 record. During the season the team won the Ballard Tournament. Kendall Smith had the lowest ERA with 1.53. Ashley Sireno had a team-high 23 stolen bases. Ashley Nikolao had the highest batting average, .531, and the highest slugging percentage, .816. Dionna Ditto led the team with 16 RBI and Kayla Board had a perfect fielding percentage. The freshman team also had a great year with a 21-14 record. Carrisa Schwartz had the lowest ERA. Chaselyn Algeier had the highest batting average and stolen bases. Addie Lynch won the infield award while Mia Luney received the outfield award. Elissa Yourt led the team in RBI.


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FROM TOP TO BOTTOM: Erin Sireno receives one of her batting awards. Mallory Wathen and Erin Sireno pose with coaches Mike Harreld and Belinda Ledford. The winners of the varsity team awards were Britney Lancaster, Erin Benton, Mallory Wathen, Chelsea Cummings and Erin Sireno.

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Darker shades of gray indicate the best fishing or hunting potential based on the phase of the moon. = New Moon

Critters can cause nuisance Submitted by the Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Department FRANKFORT — Kentucky is blessed with a diversity of wildlife — some 74 species of mammals, 380 species of birds, and 112 species of reptiles and amphibians. Many of the state’s outdoor enthusiasts encourage wildlife on their property and spend countless hours and considerable sums of money, to get close to nature and its wild creatures. But, when a family of raccoons takes up residence in the attic, or an opossum spends more time in your garage than the family car does, it doesn’t take long for these uninvited guests to become a nuisance. That’s when it’s time to call the local Nuisance Wildlife Control Operator. “They are permitted to take and transport wildlife causing damage or threatening public health and safety,” said Chad Soard, a wildlife biologist with the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. “At the present time, we have 106 licensed Nuisance Wildlife Control Operators in Kentucky.” Operators are typically small business owners — men and women working in Kentucky cities, suburbs and rural areas. Operators charge fees to remove nuisance wildlife and they work year-round, often outside legal hunting and trapping seasons. Based on the annual reports submitted by operators, the raccoon is the number one nuisance wildlife species. A majority of the raccoons captured live in the state’s three largest metropolitan areas — Louisville, Lexington and northern Kentucky. “During the 2008-09 license year operators captured 4,723 raccoons, 3,016 squirrels, 1,854 opossums and 878 skunks,” said Soard. Other nuisance wildlife species that operators encountered included bats, woodchucks, coyotes, muskrats, beavers, chipmunks, birds, foxes, snakes, river otters, turtles, rabbits, mink and bobcats. Robert Chilton, who operates Wildlife Animal Control in Henry County, said problems with nuisance wildlife change with the seasons. “In January and February, when skunks are breeding, the females are seeking out

= Full Moon COMMISSIONER’S SALE • August 11, 2010 at 12:01 P.M. MEADE COUNTY COURTHOUSE • BRANDENBURG, KENTUCKY These properties will be offered at public auction to the highest bidder on terms of TEN (10%) PERCENT down, in the form of cash, cashier’s check or certified check, and the balance on a credit of forty-five (45) days, secured by a bond with sufficient surety, bearing interest at the accruing interest rate of 12% per annum from date of sale until the purchase price is paid. PLEASE CONTACT THE MASTER COMMISSIONER’S OFFICE PRIOR TO THE DATE OF SALE TO ENSURE THAT YOU HAVE ALL DOCUMENTS NECESSARY TO QUALIFY TO BID. The auction will be held at the front door of the Courthouse in Brandenburg, Meade County, Kentucky. Property #1 MEADE CIRCUIT COURT, DIVISION II LASALLE BANK, N.A. Vs. GEORGE LEO KENDALL, et al


DEFENDANTS APPRAISAL: $135,000.00 By virtue of a Judgment and Order of Sale entered on 22 February, 2010 and a subsequent order entered on 17 June, 2010 rescheduling said sale, the Master Commissioner will on 11 Augustl, 2010 at 12:01 p.m. or thereabouts, offer for sale the property described below. Property Address: 1110 Quail Run Road, Brandenburg, Kentucky 40108.


Critters, such as squirrels, can become a nuisance inside Kentucky homes during the summer months. dens, and that’s when you get problems with them digging under porches,” said Chilton. “The males are fighting over females and they do a lot of spraying.” In May, there can be a spike in calls when raccoons begin to bear their young, and decide to set up a home in somebody’s attic. “They walk on the roof and find a way to get in from under the eve,” said Chilton. “Squirrels will do that too. They like to go through air vents.” The telltale sign that something is living in the attic is when homeowners hear the pitter-patter of tiny feet running across attic joists. In mid-summer, snakes can become a nuisance when they shed their skins. “They want to get away, where there isn’t any activity. They are vulnerable when they molt,” said Chilton. That’s why snakes try to come inside garages and out buildings and sometimes crawl between walls in houses. With the onset of cold weather, squirrels seek out warmth in attics. Squirrels have a bad habit of actually working their way downstairs into houses. “They follow the light and gnaw their way through gaps in the plywood, where a pipe goes through a wall, the ceiling or into a closet,” said Chilton. While many homeowners ask that the animal be taken from their property

unharmed, Soard said relocating nuisance wildlife is not always the best option. “The primary threat is the spread of disease to new populations,” he said. “Also, relocated animals often die soon after release due to natural mortality factors — starvation from not being able to find food, or injury from fights with animals they encounter, when attempting to establish a new territory.” By law, injured or diseased wildlife must be euthanized. Nuisance wildlife control operators are permitted to deal with native wildlife under state jurisdiction, but they can’t capture and transport federally-protected species unless they get a permit from the US Fish and Wildlife Service. Federally protected species include song birds, birds of prey (such as hawks and owls) and migratory waterfowl. Resident Canada geese only migrate during periods of severe cold and snow and are a problem in urban areas, where they live around lakes in city parks, golf courses, and suburban neighborhoods. Goose droppings create a mess on sidewalks and driveways, and at times the big birds can be aggressive. The names and telephone numbers of Nuisance Wildlife Control Operators, and the counties in which they work, are posted on the Kentucky Fish and Wildlife’s Web site at

The real estate will be appraised. The purpose of the sale is to satisfy a judgment in the amount of $182,455.64 plus interest and costs. However, bids will not be required to meet or exceed the appraised value. LORI R. LEACH, Counsel for Plaintiff Property #2 MEADE CIRCUIT COURT, DIVISION II CIVIL ACTION NO. 09-CI-00287 DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE FOR NOVASTAR MORTGAGE FUNDING TRUST, SERIES 2007-2 PLAINTIFF Vs. AMANDA MATTHEWS, et al DEFENDANTS APPRAISAL: $69,000.00 By virtue of a Judgment and Order of Sale entered on 18 March, 2010 and a subsequent order entered on 17 June, 2010 rescheduling said sale, the Master Commissioner will on 11 August, 2010 at 12:01 p.m. or thereabouts, offer for sale the property described below. Property Address: 339 Meadowview Drive, Brandenburg, Kentucky 40108 Parcel No.: 000 The following described property located in Meade County, Kentucky to-wit: Being Lot No. 16 in Meadow View Park Addition to the Town of Brandenburg, Kentucky and which plan and plat of said subdivision is of record in Deed Book 85, Page 258 in the Office of the Meade County Court Clerk. Being the same property conveyed to Amanda Matthews and Jason Matthews, wife and husband, by deed dated February 23, 2007, filed March 1, 2007, of record in Deed Book 523, Page 550, in the Office of the Meade County Court Clerk, Kentucky. PIDN: 112-10-08-008 The real estate will be appraised. The purpose of the sale is to satisfy a judgment in the amount of $77,253.16 plus interest and costs. However, bids will not be required to meet or exceed the appraised value. MELISSA J. WHELAN, Counsel for Plaintiff Property #3 MEADE CIRCUIT COURT, DIVISION II CITIMORTGAGE, INC. Vs. MARVIN R. HOLLAND, SR., et al


DEFENDANTS APPRAISAL: $70,000.00 By virtue of a Judgment and Order of Sale entered on 18 June, 2010, the Master Commissioner will on 11 August, 2010 at 12:01 p.m. or thereabouts, offer for sale the property described below. Real Estate is located at 975 Sunset Drive, Vine Grove, Kentucky 40175 and is more particularly described as follows:

Once native fish restocked in rivers Submitted by the Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Department FRANKFORT — Anglers along the banks of the lowland rivers in western Kentucky may soon encounter a toothy fish that they haven’t seen for decades, if at all: the alligator gar. Alligator gar restoration efforts by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources began last year in the western part of the state. Fisheries Biologist Paul Rister said it’s not clear how the fish will react to their new home. “Because they have been absent from our rivers for so long, we’re unsure if we have the habitat that alligator gar prefer,” he explained. “Only time will tell if they become established in western Kentucky.” Western Kentucky has longnose, shortnose and spotted gar, all three of which are common species. While local residents may call all of these alligator gar, the truth is that no one has seen an alligator gar in Kentucky waters since the late 1970s. Alligator gar were once native to the backwaters, sloughs and bayous of the Mississippi, lower Ohio, Tennessee and Cumberland riv-

ers. However, this species disappeared from the state for a variety of reasons, including habitat loss for spawning fish and juvenile gar. Due to the alligator gar’s rarity, the Kentucky State Nature Preserves Commission added this fish to its list of endangered species. The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources also identified the alligator gar as a species of greatest conservation need in the agency’s Wildlife Action Plan. Alligator gar restoration efforts are now eligible for federal funding through the State Wildlife Grants program of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Kentucky Fish and Wildlife employees have developed a restoration plan to bring this amazing fish back to its native range in western Kentucky. Similar restoration efforts are also underway by state and federal agencies in Missouri, Illinois, Tennessee and other southeastern states. In 2009, Kentucky Fish and Wildlife employees reintroduced approximately 4,700 juvenile alligator gar back into select rivers and creeks along the Mississippi and lower Ohio rivers. More of these fish are being stocked this year.

With the goal of this project as a restoration effort, fish will only be stocked where they once occurred naturally. Because alligator gar grow slowly, it will take many years before these fish begin reaching large sizes. Female alligator gar do not become mature until age 11, while males reach maturity at age 6. This restoration effort provides fisheries biologists a unique opportunity to learn about the alligator gar’s biology, movements and habitat preferences in Kentucky. Surgically implanted transmitters in some of the fish will allow researchers to track them. Alligator gar stocked last year are approximately two feet long today. Anglers should release these fish if caught, and avoid shooting these gar while bow fishing. Alligator gar have a shorter, wider snout than the other species of gar. Anglers can see an image of an alligator gar in the current edition of the Kentucky Fishing and Boating Guide. Kentucky Fish and Wildlife’s ultimate goal is to develop a self-sustaining, natural population of alligator gar in western Kentucky that can provide the opportunity for a recreational sport fishery.

Also included in the sale is a Manufactured Home, Vehicle Identification No. CAP006973TNAB. The real estate will be appraised. The purpose of the sale is to satisfy a judgment in the amount of $85,284.86 plus interest and costs. However, bids will not be required to meet or exceed the appraised value. STEPHANIE A. MAGUIRE, Counsel for Plaintiff The above properties will be offered at public auction to the highest bidder on terms of TEN (10%) PERCENT down, and the balance on a credit of forty-five (45) days, secured by a bond with sufficient surety, bearing interest at the accruing interest rate of 12% per annum from date of sale until the purchase price is paid. The auction will be held at the front door of the Courthouse in Brandenburg, Meade County, Kentucky. The real estate has been adjudged indivisible and will be sold as a whole, including all improvements. It will be sold free of all liens except for real estate taxes for the current year, but subject to all restrictions and easements of record. The purchaser shall assume and pay the real estate taxes for the current year and all subsequent years. Persons desiring to bid on the abovedescribed property must bring to the Commissioner’s office prior to the sale, a letter from his/her bank, that they are qualified for a loan in the amount of the purchase. The purchaser will be required to make the down payment at the time of sale, payable to the order of the Master Commissioner in the form of cash, cashier’s check or certified. The purchaser will also be required to give bond for the balance of the purchase price with surety that is satisfactory to the Master Commissioner. The bond, payable to the Master Commissioner, will have the force and effect of a judgment bearing twelve (12%) percent interest from the date of sale. A lien will be retained on the property sold until the purchase money is fully paid. DOUGLAS P. VOWELS MASTER COMMISSIONER POST OFFICE BOX 356 BRANDENBURG, KENTUCKY 40108 PHONE: (270) 422-5803

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Friday, July 23, 2010

ACROSS 1 Duchamp’s art movement 5 Uncooked 8 Remain 12 Tel 13 Blackbird 14 Vagrant 15 Downhill racer 17 Follow the rules 18 Follow 19 Food fish also called mahi mahi 21 Coagulate 24 Year-end abbr. 25 Familiar folks 28 Actress Campbell 30 Letterman’s network 33 Id counterpart

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Farm statistic Erstwhile acorn San Francisco’s - Hill Ms. Moore Wan Singer Sumac No neatnik Urge earnestly Eccentric Tow Admittedly Advantage Actor McBride Black, in verse Tree hugger? Glutton Ohio nine

DOWN 1 Cornerstone info 2 Shakespeare’s river 3 Firsties 4 Acknowledge 5 Scott Joplin’s music 6 Ortiz of “Ugly Betty” 7 Kite flyer’s need 8 Coast 9 Shag et al. 10 Sleeping 11 Vacillate 16 Solidify 20 Keatsian works 22 Formerly 23 Contract details 25 Author Follett 26 Billy Joel’s “- to Extremes”

27 Vessels that resemble stout men 29 Bridal cover 31 Scrooge’s cry 32 Firmament 34 Hebrew month 38 Exploitative one 40 Pack animals 42 Indivisible 43 Throat clearer 44 Pedestal part 45 Engrave 47 Toothpaste holder 48 Walked (on) 49 Longings 52 Discovery call 53 Ginormous

Last Week’s Solutions

•It was British mathematician, historian and philosopher Bertrand Russell who made the following sage observation: “If there were in the world today any large number of people who desired their own happiness more than they desired the unhappiness of others, we could have paradise in a few years.” •Do you know why camels are artiodactyls, while humans aren’t? It’s because dromedaries have an even number of toes (two) on each foot, while we have an odd number. •According to a poll conducted in the United Kingdom, 80 percent of male college freshmen and sophomores in that country have never done a load of laundry in their lives. •It takes about 2.5 pounds of grapes to make a single bottle of wine. •Ever wonder where the phrase “cool as a cucumber” came from? It’s actually an established fact that the interior of a cucumber can be up to 20 degrees cooler than the ambient air temperature surrounding it. •Thought for the Day: “Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction.” -- Albert Einstein (c) 2010 King Features Synd., Inc.

Horoscopes ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Don’t gnash those pearly whites because you might have to delay your plans. This could give the Lucky Lamb a better perspective of what’s been done, and what still needs doing. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Scoring financial bull’s-eyes is easy for the focused Bovine who knows the ins and outs of the marketplace. But even with your success record, caution is still the watchword. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Watch that tendency to overromanticize a situation that should be given closer scrutiny. Better to be suspicious now and ask for an explanation, or face a sad surprise later. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) Bruised self-confidence can make things difficult unless you accept the fact that you have what it takes. Ignore the critics and concentrate on believing in yourself. Good luck. LEO (July 23 to August 22) Congratulations on what you’ve accomplished. But this is no time to curl up for some serious catnapping. Your rivals are probably already working on plans to overtake your lead. VIRGO (August 23 to September 22) Your adventurous side wants to play a more dominant role this week, and you might want to oblige. Try to arrange for some getaway time with that special person. LIBRA (September 23 to October 22) Taking logical approaches to pesky workplace issues can help resolve even long-standing problems. A shift in policy might catch you by surprise. Be alert to signs of change. SCORPIO (October 23 to November 21) Your kindness and compassion are exactly what are needed in dealing with an awkward situation in the early part of the week. Share the weekend fun with family and friends. SAGITTARIUS (November 22 to December 21) Keeping your focus straight and true is a good way of getting your points across. Save any variations for a later time. The musical arts are important this weekend. CAPRICORN (December 22 to January 19) Reject advice to cut corners in reaching your goal. Better to take a little more time to do the job as you promised. You’ll gain new respect for your honesty and integrity. AQUARIUS (January 20 to February 18) Don’t allow a troublesome situation to grow so big that it will be increasingly difficult to deal with. The sooner you speak up, the sooner everyone will be able to benefit. PISCES (February 19 to March 20) Confronting someone who is making a lot of mistakes could be the kindest thing you can do both for that person and for anyone who could be adversely affected by the errors. BORN THIS WEEK: You absolutely glow when you see beautiful things, and everyone around you is warmed by your light. (c) 2010 King Features Synd., Inc.


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LOT # PRICE 8 $19,900 28 $19,600 42 $13,900 48 $15,290 49 $14,500 50 $14,400 51 $13,900

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BRANDENBURG ALANON: Alcohalt House, 2255 Fairgrounds Road. Meets Sunday, Tuesday, and Thursday at 8 p.m. Open to all. Call 270-422-1050 for more information.

LOT # PRICE ! 10 $25,500 0SOLD$2 14 $17,000 $ 15 $17,000 16 $16,500

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.

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Lots for Sale • Black top roads If Country Living is were you want to be, then this is the place for you! ACRES LOT # PRICE 6 9 $30,000

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Meade County Senior Center Flea Market & Cake Sale – Saturday, July 31st – 8 a.m.-2 p.m. – Food concession open. Table rentals $15 each. Call Mary Burroughs at 270-422-5200 or 270877-5686 to reserve. M.A.R.C. – Meade Association of Retarded Citizens – Friday, July 30th 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and Saturday, July 31st 9 a.m.-2 p.m. – 1895 Brandenburg Rd. – Lots of clothes, toys, books, and collectibles. Friday, July 24th and Saturday, July 25th – 400 Wise Rd. – Lots of items. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. p.m Rain cancels.

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Greenwave band welcomes new trailer in record time By Stephanie Meredith MC Band Boosters There are a lot of new and exciting things happening with the start of a new band season for the Meade County High School Band. First, we have a new director, Mr. Chris McGee, who hails from Muhlenberg County. He is very excited about his first season with a band that has many generations of success and traditions. Mr. Matthew Williams, in his fifth year at MCHS, will be continuing as his assistant. Next, several months ago we submitted an article and pictures, about our new and exciting project. On Sunday afternoon, July 18, it became a reality, as we debuted the completion of this project. If you were at the Meade County Fair Parade you were among the first people to see our new semi trailer with an upgraded tractor. We are all so proud of this new addition and hope the community is proud as well. It was a lot of hard work but, with the generous donations from our area and beyond, we were able to complete this project in record time. All contributors are listed on the back doors of the trailer. Finally, we would like to say thank you. This would not have become a reality without your help.


ABOVE: The new trailer for the Meade County High School band, the vehicle will be used to transport equipment to different events. The list of sponsors is located on the back of the trailer. RIGHT: The old MCHS band trailer that was used to haul equipment.

Student FBLA officers attend leadership development camp in Hardsinsburg

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FBLA officers attended a leadership camp in Hardinsburg, Ky., June 9-11. FROM LEFT TO RIGHT BACK ROW: Roxanne Miles, adviser, Savannah Allen, Cara Alsip, Courtney McGraw, Jesse Adams, Emerald Holley, Avery Sydnor, Ashley Sydnor. FRONT ROW: Andre Dowell, Ryan Barr. By Emerald Holley FBLA Reporter The Meade County High School Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) chapter sent their nine officers to Leadership Development Camp in Hardinsburg, Ky., June 9- 11. The officers that attended the camp were, Ryan Barr, president; Jesse Adams and Avery Sydnor, vice presidents; Courtney McGraw, secretary; Savannah Allen, treasurer; Emerald Holley, reporter; Cara Alsip, publicist; Avery Sydnor, region two president; Ash-

ley Sydnor, region two reporter; and Andre Dowell, parliamentarian. The camp was created to provide the officers information and training of how to become a better leader and learn their responsibilities of their offices. The FBLA officers participated in many events such as recreational softball, basketball, volleyball, swim and track meets as well as many other sports for competitions that were rewarded on the last day of camp. Not only did these events let the officers have fun, but showed their teamwork,

communication skills, and their dedication. The officers were surrounded by their fellow FBLA officers from other schools. Many of the Meade County High School FBLA officers were challenged to become the best in their classes with all their other classmates for the Outstanding Officers Award for their office. All of the events the officers participated in at the camp will help them later when the school year begins. The officers were elected by fellow members of their

chapter. Throughout the year the officers will work together with the community, school, and different regions with conferences, competitions, and community service. Some of the activities they will participate in are March of Dimes, Unite to Read, Fall, State, and National Leadership Conferences, Regional Competition, MARC Christmas Party and many more events as their year goes on. They put their teamwork skills together to finish up a great year.

Meade County Schools Open House Dates Tuesday, July 27 Brandenburg Primary School, 4 - 6 p.m. Stuart Pepper Middle School, 7th grade, 5:30 - 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 28 Payneville Elementary School, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. (meet teachers and drop off supplies) Thursday, July 29 David T. Wilson Elementary School, 4 - 6 p.m. Stuart Pepper Middle School, 8th grade, 5:30 - 7 p.m. MCHS Freshman Academy, Freshmen Orientation

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Meade County Fair Parade 2010

Meade County Fair Parade Results Floats: 1st – Meade County Cheerleaders 2nd – Brandenburg Telephone Company 3rd – Meade County Catholic Youth Ministry Best Horse Drawn Vehicle: James Popham. Best Dressed Horse and Rider: Nancy Kaufman. Best Dressed Western Horse and Rider: Pat Whitworth.

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Friday, July 23, 2010


Saint Mary’s Picnic Country Baby Contest

0-6 month Boys

7-12 month Boys

1st place: Kannon Smith, son of Ashley Hurt and Joshua Smith of Payneville, Ky. 2nd place: David Snyder III, son of David and Rhonda Snyder of Valley Station, Ky. 3rd place: Patrick Stith, son of Phillip and Megan Stith of Payneville, Ky.

1st place: Matthew Scott Livers Jr., son of Matt and Stacey Livers of Webster, Ky. 2nd place: Maddox Druin, son of Steve and Angie Druin of Brandenburg, Ky. 3rd place: Ethan Redmon, son of Joey and Sara Redmon of Elizabethtown, Ky.

William Dowden turns 91 A birthday party for Bill Dowden, who turned 91 on June 20, was held at his residence in Sula, Mont. His daughters, Bobbie and Bev, and his granddaughter, Dottie, hosted the party at the East Fork Road home. Approximately 15 friends celebrated with Bill as old family, wartime, and hunting pictures and stories were shared at the party. Bill and his brother, George, ran the Dowden’s Dairy for several years in Meade County. The 1974 tornado destruction forced the dairy to close. Here’s hoping that Bill will be celebrating many more birthdays.

13-18 month Boys

19-24 month Boys

1st place: Jackson Clark, son of Loren Vowels and Justin Clark of Flaherty, Ky. 2nd place: Bailey Black, son of Tiffany Clevenger and Daniel Black of Brandenburg, Ky.

1st place: Jacob Logan Simmons, son of Heidi and Timmy Simmons of Radcliff, Ky.

Marriage Licenses


Misty Danielle Stapleton, 33, of Conover, Ohio, daughter of Cheryl Ann Keith and Donald Kevin Stapleton, to Thomas Kamm Johnson II, 29, of Fort Knox, son of Elizabeth Ann Guy and Thomas Kamm Johnson Sr. Christiane Anna Feister, 29, of Erlangen, Germany, daughter of Marga Beckand Alfred Konrad Feister, to Shawn Thomas Hale, 32, of Vine Grove, son of Andrea Arndt and Stephen Hale. Melinda Gail Reesor, 33, of Brandenburg, daughter of Alice Gail Branam and Brian Lee Gilroy, to Nicholas Michael Hutchinson, 27, of Brandenburg, son of Sandra Kay Smallwood and John Michael Hutchinson. Heather Marie Black, 18, of Brandenburg, daughter of Jennifer Lynette Jones and Peter Johann Black, to Andrew Keith Curl, 29, of Brandenburg, son of Tanya May Deemer and William Andrew Curl. Melanie Kay Hale, 33, of Vine Grove, daughter of Patricia Kay Chamberlain and Edgar Lee Hale Jr., to Antonia Bassa Jr., 33, of Vine Grove, son of Patricia Diane Edmondson and Antonia Bassa Sr.

July 23: Dylan J. Fackler, Madison Swink, Taylor Powers and Catie Rose Banks July 25: Michelle Raisor July 26: Noah Scalf, Paul Compton and Ruby Bohannon July 27: Jeffrey Miller, Taylor Smith, Charlene Lawson and Elliott Clark July 28: Lance Padgett, Travis Flaherty, Randal Voyles and Sera Mattingly July 29: Sarah Hall

Celebrate your special someone. 0-6 month Girls

1st place: Georgia Katherine Marie Rogers, daughter of Frank and Diane Rogers of Brandenburg, Ky. 2nd place: Sophia Grace Richardson, daughter of Derek and Amelia Richardson of Brandenburg, Ky. 3rd place: Maleena Shai Barley, daughter of David Barley and Ashley Clark of Payneville, Ky.

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7-12 month Girls 1st place: Lindsey Rains, daughter of Jackie Smith and Josh Rains of Payneville, Ky. 2nd place: Lainie Gerkins, daughter of Brent and Megan Gerkins of Ekron, Ky.

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13-18 month Girls

1st place: Hayleigh Grace Frederick, daughter of Jennie Bullock of Brandenburg, Ky. 2nd place: Emilyn Haycraft, daughter of Jason and Cindy Haycraft of Brandenburg, Ky. 3rd place: Zoey Hardesty, daughter of Brian and Samantha Hardesty of Elizabethtown, Ky.

19-24 month Girls 1st place: Claire Nichole Brown, daughter of Paul Brown and Tory Gonterman of Mooleyville, Ky. 2nd place: Makayla Pike, daughter of Tommy and Bridget Pike of Payneville, Ky.

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