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Arch Chemicals receives grant to expedite energy efﬁciency By Casey Tolliver The News Standard A local company is the recipient of a $450,000 grant funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) according to a press release from Gov Steve Beshear ’s office last week . Arch Chemicals Inc, in Brandenburg, is one of three companies splitting the $3.5 million federal subsidies that were available. The award was announced
in a press release from Gov. Steve Beshear ’s office. “Reduced energy consumption is critical in today’s economy,” Beshear said in the release. “I am committed to reducing energy costs within state government, and I am pleased that government can partner with private industry through ARRA funding to spur energy efficiency gains. The industrial facility retrofit projects undertaken as a result of these grant
awards will serve as an example of the energy efficiency improvements that can be realized in the private sector. Not only will the companies save money on energy costs, but the environment will benefit as well from reduced emissions.” Arch Chemicals was one of thirteen firms submitting proposals to receive a cut of the funding. The proposals were judged and selected based on criteria in-
cluding jobs created, focus on “green” jobs and the amount of energy saved per grant dollar invested. The Cabinet for Economic Development administered the proposal process The grant was created to simultaneously expedite energy efficiency industrial projects related to renewable energy while conserving energy and reducing carbon emissions. See ARCH, Page A7
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Arch Chemicals, located in Brandenburg on Hwy. 933 next to the Ohio River, has recently received grant funding.
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Small businesses to receive health care tax credit boost By Casey Tolliver The News Standard
Meager health beneﬁts for small businesses will get a booster shot after provisions in the federal health care reform bill are set to soften the blow of rising cost for Kentucky small business owners and their employees, according to a recent study published by Families USA and Small Business Majority. Whether owners are supportive or opposed to the health care reform, local small businesses such as Brandenburg Pharmacy will feel the beneﬁts of the tax credits. See HEALTH, Page A7
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TOP: Native American performers “Skyhawk” were one of the groups who provided drumming and singing at a Native American festival. ABOVE: Doug Nasief, of La Grange, Ky., was one of several performers who entertained local residents at the Educating our Children and Honoring our Ancestors Native American Indian Festival.
The culturally rich banks of the Ohio River in Brandenburg served as the locale for an authentic Native American festival last weekend. The Educating Our Children and Honoring Our Ancestors Native American Indian Festival was hosted by Meade County Museum and Arts Council and featured dance and regalia, demonstrations, storytelling and artisans. “Basically, the event went off without a hitch,” MCMAC president Webster Cundiff said. “On Friday, we had just over 400 students come through. And they were a great group of students.” The group, comprised of students from Payneville, See FESTIVAL, Page A2
Meade Co. homemade dishes make the taste buds jump By Jennifer Corbett The News Standard Add a dash of Farmer’s Market, a sprinkle of homemade dishes and bake at 350 degrees — in the end, it will equal to a night dubbed ‘A Taste of Meade County.’ The event, held last Friday at the Extension Ofﬁce, showcased locally grown fruits and vegetables that equaled to some pretty tasty meals. The event, sponsored by the Meade County Homemakers, brought in over 200 people who left with their bellies full. “We had a very good turnout,” said Marilyn Craycroft, committee chairperson for the event. “It’s almost double what we anticipated,” added Jennifer Bridge, county See HOMEMADE, Page A2
City employee stress toying with public fire hydrants is no joke By Jennifer Corbett The News Standard
Public Works Director T.J. Hughes addressed the issue of an unknown person randomly leaving ﬁre hydrants on at the Brandenburg City Council meeting Monday, August 9. “It’s been occurring around three weeks,” Hughes said, adding that since some of the hydrants ran for days the city is steadily loosing money with the amount of water that has been lost. According to Hughes, four different ﬁre hydrants have been apart of the issue — on Old Ekron Road in front of The News Standard, in front of Myers Concrete Products, on Riverport/ HWY 933 and See FIRE, Page A7
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INDEX Agriculture............. A12 Business................. A11 Court News............ A6 Classiﬁeds.............. B8 Faith....................... A5 Games.................... B7 Local Happenings.. A8 Obituaries.............. A4 Opinion................. A3 Outdoors................ B10 Viewing.................. B5 Youth..................... B11
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FROM LEFT TO RIGHT: Anna Doyle, Sue Allen, Michelle Lawson, Joyce Durbin prepare some of the food at ‘A Taste of Meade County.’
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Fort Knox unit participates in dignified funeral honors for vets Submitted by Fort Knox Public Affairs Office FORT KNOX — Members of Fort Knox’s 3rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) and 233rd Transportation Company recently provided funeral honors in the states of Kentucky, Ohio, Indiana, Michigan and a portion of West Virginia. The soldiers’ participation from July 26 — August 9 provided dignified military funeral honors to departed veterans. Led by Master Sgt. Cornelius Smith, the funeral honors detail sought to bring comfort to families affected by the death of a loved one. “Our teams with the 3d ESC and 233rd were responsible for providing proper military funeral honors to
veterans in our areas of responsibility,” Smith said, a Greeleyville, S.C. native and supply and services noncommissioned officer with the 3rd ESC. “This detail was a great way to honor veterans who have served in our ranks.” The soldiers began their initial funeral honors training on June 21, in which they learned the proper etiquettes and movements required to perform during a military funeral. This included the soldiers learning where to stand during a ceremony, and the proper way to fold the American flag. Smith also mentioned that the soldiers received training to teach them how to deal with family members during their time of grief. For the two units, the funeral detail consisted of 30
two-person teams, with 13 soldiers from the 3rd ESC and 17 from the 233rd Trans. Co. The teams were on call 24 hours a day, including weekends. Each team consisted of a noncommissioned officer and a junior enlisted soldier. During the ceremony, one soldier was responsible for presenting an American flag to a veteran’s family member while the other soldier was responsible for the playing of taps. Overall, 1st Sgt. Jonathan Napier, a Yatesville, Ga., native and headquarters and headquarters company first sergeant with the 3rd ESC, said he was very pleased with the detail’s performance. “What better way to pay tribute to our fallen veterans than to honor them in this
manner. This truly speaks volumes to the levels in which our soldiers perform on a daily basis.” While performing during the ceremony, each soldier was graded on his/her performance by the ceremony’s funeral director. Smith said it made him proud to know that all of the 3rd ESC’s and 233rd Trans. Co. teams received excellent reviews as well as many personal comments. “We did honors once during our recent cycle and I received a phone call afterwards from a retired sergeant major that was part of the family, complementing our soldiers work,” Smith said. “That type of compliment made the whole funeral honors detail worthwhile for myself and the soldiers.”
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From page A1 extension agent for family and consumer sciences. The food was served on a U-shaped table with portions showcasing 14 different recipes developed by human nutrition students at the University of Kentucky and Family and Consumer Science Agents around the state. According to Bridge, this is an ongoing project with the UK students and they will most likely continue to create recipes in the future. Some of the dishes at “A Taste of Meade County” included: country ham pot pie, blackberry lemon upside cake, cornmeal griddle cakes, baked apples and sweet potatoes and watermelon tomato salad. Andy Mills, county extension agent for agriculture and natural resources, even added his own touch with smoked pork. The homemakers have held a tasting event for the past five years, Bridge said. Craycroft added that beforehand, the homemakers have used recipes from their homemaker cookbooks. She noted that this is the first time they have also incorporated the Farmer’s Market. Profits from “A Taste of Meade County” will help homemaker projects that benefit the community. Overall, Craycroft said the event was a huge accomplishment and the homemakers are planning to do an event similar to this next year. “I felt like the event was a big success,”
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CLOCKWISE FROM ABOVE: (FROM LEFT TO RIGHT) Jennifer Bridge, Rosalie Whelan, Betty Smith and Mary Lou Jenkins serve different types of homemade food at “A Taste of Meade County” last Friday. Rosalie Whelan prepares to serve some smoked pork. Jennifer Bridge serves some homemade cornmeal griddle cakes.
Thank You I, Randall Hardesty, would like to thank the Agricultural Dept. for the Rural Development Grant to push water in the 6th district. Also, a special thanks to the State Representative Jeff Greer, 4th District Magistrate Tony Staples, Steven Barr (Barr Realty), Meade County Water District and staff, and all the fiscal court, as well as the citizens that signed the land easements, and Saulmon Construction for doing a good job.
Randall Hardesty 6th District Magistrate she said. “Without the homemakers hard work, we wouldn’t have been able to have the event.” Contributions to the night were made by several local farms and
businesses. Other sponsors for the night included Meade County Extension Office, Meade County Farmer’s Market and Kentucky Department of Agriculture.
Festival From page A1 Battletown, Flaherty, Muldraugh and David T. Wilson Elementary schools, toured the grounds and learned of Native American culture in an entertaining environment. Students cycled through exhibits and performances such as Native American flutist Jeff Hatmaker and performers “Skyhawk”, as well as dancers decked out in authentic Native American regalia. On Saturday, the festivities restarted with a presentation of colors by the Ohio Valley Native American Veterans Warrior Society. Local residents were able to observe demonstrations and interact with performers. Whether or not the festivities will return to Brandenburg next year hinges on the success of this year’s event. Although attendance numbers are still being crunched, the likelihood of a repeat performance next year seems favorable, according to Cundiff.
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Deb Smith of Falmouth, Ky., dances along with Native Americans at a recent festival held in Brandenburg.
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Better education results would be radical Jim Waters Bluegrass Beacon Voters won’t choose Kentucky’s next governor until November 2011, but the campaign’s already underway. Right now, the odds-on favorite remains incumbent Gov. Steve Beshear. Money talks, and he has a lot of it. Beshear likely will avoid offering controversial solutions to the commonwealth’s most pressing problems. Plus, unless there’s major scandal, Kentucky voters have short memories. So the sting of Beshear’s disastrous, riskfree performance during this year’s budget session in Frankfort likely will have worn off. It’s unknown how much the TEA Party’s aggressive agenda against government growth, overspending and failure — primarily at the national level — will impact state races. If the movement continues its present momentum, then big-government liberals such as Beshear and much of the Louisville contingency in the legislature could be in for a fight.
Rich Lowry National Review New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is some sort of bigot. In a speech about the ground zero mosque and religious freedom, Bloomberg stipulated that “it is fair to ask the organizers of the mosque to show some special sensitivity to the situation.” Why do they, of all the sects represented in New York, have to show “special sensitivity”? Does the mayor demand “special sensitivity” of St. Paul’s Church, the Episcopal parish a few blocks from Ground Zero? And who appointed him arbiter of “special sensitivity”? The mayor unloosed a self-righteous oration about how critics of the project are disgracing the memory of firefighters who died in 9/11, among other offenses
through the eighth grade since the 1990 Kentucky Education Reform Act did not achieve proficiency in math skills needed for success. • This means those students will struggle if or when they try to further their education. • That is why only one out of four Kentuckians has a two- or four-year college degree. • That means that every year Kentucky fails to improve its education system, its students move closer to the precipice of a failing economic future. “The jobs of the future are not going to be the jobs of your father,” Education Commissioner Terry Holliday recently told the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce. Holliday, citing a Georgetown University report, said Kentucky is on the way to becoming a “third-tier state,” meaning the jobs available when the economy recovers will not be the high-paying jobs seen in other states or countries with an educated workforce. “If we don’t have the high-paying jobs in Kentucky employment, that impacts the economy,” Holliday said.
But breaking through to voters on this issue requires offering viable solutions – a tough task considering staunch defenders of the status quo, including teacher unions and their legislative pals, have developed a real talent for making failure sound good and sound policy appear extreme. For example, despite the fact that charter schools have thrived for 20 years and have grown to 5,000 strong with an enrollment of 1.5 million students nationwide, teacher union boss Sharron Oxendine referred to them as a “new radical idea” on a recent “Kentucky Tonight” program. The best evidence suggests that low-performing students who remain in charters begin to outperform their traditional public-school peers after three years. This is nothing short of impressive, considering many of these children are minority, low-income students who arrive at charter schools already far behind. Admittedly, such improved educational results would be a “radical” change for many Kentucky schools and students. Jim Waters is vice president of policy and communications for the Bluegrass Institute, Kentucky’s free-market think tank.
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and victims of 9/11 can’t be discounted. When the AntiDefamation League bravely bucked elite opinion to oppose the project, its national director, Abe Foxman, made an illuminating comparison with a Carmelite convent established outside Auschwitz in the 1980s. Carmelites were not a cog in Adolf Hitler’s death machine. Survivors of the Holocaust and Jewish groups nonetheless found the Catholic outpost offensive, which was enough for Pope John Paul II to ask the nuns to move. True interfaith bridge-building is made of such forbearance. The organizers of the mosque, in contrast, relish their hot-button address. Feisal Abdul Rauf, the project’s imam, won’t condemn the Palestinian terror group Hamas. Asked about Hamas in a recent radio interview, he said, “Terrorism is a very complex question,” the stock answer of anyone excusing terrorism. “I am a
peace builder,” he explained — so long as peace-building doesn’t require saying a discouraging word about the Palestinian murderers of innocent Jews. Even if Rauf has the best of intentions, a $100 million mosque is an open invitation to Saudi funding. Nina Shea of the Hudson Institute has documented how Saudi materials at American mosques exhort Muslims to spill the blood of infidels and Jews, in interfaith bridge-building Wahhabi-style. If the ground zero project relies on Saudi money, the desert monarchy will have pulled a perverse twofer -- funding the radical version of Islam that created ground zero, then funding the mosque that outraged the families of the victims. No thanks. Good taste and common sense should prevail, or what Mayor Bloomberg, in his surpassing wisdom, calls “special sensitivity.” Rich Lowry is editor of the National Review.
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against truth, justice and the American way. But even he had to admit that there’s something different about building a mosque so close to the site of a horrific, history-changing act of Islamic terrorism. What Bloomberg refuses to see is that those who want to block the mosque are demanding a truly meaningful gesture in “special sensitivity.” Namely, moving it elsewhere. If the founders of the project are as serious about interfaith bridge-building as they say, they’d be delighted to find a less controversial location. Rubbing hurt feelings raw is not an act of understanding. Stoking a religiously charged debate at Ground Zero is not a blow for tolerance. They are provocations, by people who are either witless or understand exactly what they are doing. It is true that Islam as such is not responsible for 9/11, but symbolism and the sensibilities of New Yorkers
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Also, the early entrance of charter schools advocate (and former Bluegrass Institute board member) Phil Moffett, a Louisville businessman, offers the possibility of making this campaign about an issue more difficult for voters to overlook or ignore: education. Voters might forget bungled budget sessions that last only 60 days every other year (or should). However, the poor performance of Kentucky schools — open 177 days each year — should not get cast aside as easily. Since economic issues usually rate highest at the ballot box, challengers who can tie a failing publiceducation system to voter pocketbooks may succeed. Kentuckians have heard so much about the commonwealth’s low educational rankings through the years that they have almost become inoculated against catching a fever for change. Instead, voters need candidates — TEA party or others — who connect the dots concerning what a failing education system means for Kentucky’s economic future. Here is some dotconnecting to consider: • Federal and state government data shows that more than 786,000 Kentucky students who passed
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Bud Abbott and Lou Costello, the legendary pair of comedians from the 1940s, became stars because of a routine they performed entitled, “Who’s On First?” For those too young to remember, Abbott was the manager of a baseball team and he kept trying to describe to Costello which persons played which positions on the team. Costello became more and more frustrated when he was told “Who” played first base. “‘Who’ is the man’s name,” Abbott replied. “‘Who’s’ on first, ‘What’s’ on second, and ‘I Don’t Know’ is on third.” There appears to be that type of organizational order when it comes to the Meade County Road Department if last week’s discussion at Meade County Fiscal Court is any indication. After the Fiscal Court meeting last week, there doesn’t seem to be an agreement on just who is supposed to do what. The problem came to light when the court was asked to approve a road. The county director of planning had the signed evaluation showing the road had met county specifications and was qualified to be approved. But, Esquire Herbert Chism noted the evaluation had been signed by the assistant road superintendent and not by the superintendent himself. Chism said ordinances require the head of the department to sign such forms, but it appears the magistrate may not have read the policies and ordinances in question before making his claim. County regulations say the request shall be sent by the county planning director to “the appropriate county official for inspection.” So, in the case of approving a road, that would be the road superintendent. But, in this case, there was a time frame that had to be met by the court under law. Otherwise, the roads would automatically be placed under county control. That required the evaluation to be done at a time when Road Superintendent Mark Popham was not available. Therefore, Assistant Road Superintendent Jeff Padgett performed the evaluation and signed the form. Chism remained firm during the Fiscal Court session in his belief Padgett’s signature was not adequate and made a motion, approved by the court, that Popham go back out and do another evaluation himself. All of this suggests a potential problem with the line of authority in county departments. There aren’t many major companies, corporations or organizations that do not have a line of succession in place. Should the head of the department, company, or organization not be available or not able to serve, there is normally someone who is authorized to serve in that capacity. They are given all the powers of the lead person should important and/or immediate decisions need to be made. Meade County does have such a line of succession at least for the department in question and, here again, Chism appears not to have researched county policies before making his statements. There is a written policy that gives the job description of the assistant road superintendent. It states “the assistant will perform the supervisor ’s duties in his absence.” This policy seems to make it clear that Padgett had the authority to carry out any responsibility normally served by Popham in his absence. In forcing the delay for another evaluation, the Fiscal Court has cost time and money for a developer who is developing a new tax base for Meade County. So, why is there any question at all about who is supposed to do what? The court’s discussion suggests several questions: Is Mr. Popham fully meeting his responsibilities as supervisor? Is Mr. Padgett qualified to be assistant — a position that normally would require him to take over the duties should Mr. Proham not be available? Is the court suggesting there is no need for assistant department heads to be deemed able to take the lead when necessary? Are our magistrates taking the time needed to research and be fully informed about issues they have to decide on? The scenario presents itself this way: What if a major roadway was severely damaged and needed immediate action and Mr. Popham is not available? Would Fiscal Court have to meet and give Mr. Padgett the authority to do what was necessary to fix such a major problem? This is in no way questioning the abilities of either road department officer or the intentions of the magistrate. However, we do hope all representatives on Fiscal Court take the time to know the policies and regulations by which they have to judge the issues that come before them. And, we do hope that in the case of real need or emergency, it is clear to everyone serving in county government “Who’s on first?”
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Barry Lee Pile, 32, of Brandenburg, Ky., died Sunday, Aug. 15, 2010. He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Mary Burkhead and his grandfather, James Pile. Survivors include his parents, Edwin L. “Gomer” Pile and Becky M. Pile; sister, Kristi Hall and brother, Adam J. Pile both of Brandenburg, Ky.; grandmother, Lynn Fuqua of Irvington, Ky. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, August 18, at the Meade County General Baptist Church. Burial followed in New Highland Baptist Church Cemetery. Bruington-Jenkins-Sturgeon Funeral Home handled the arrangements.
Dorothy Louise Greer Hardesty, 79, of Payneville, Ky., died Thursday, Aug. 12, 2010, at Norton Hospital Downtown in Louisville, Ky. Mrs. Hardesty is survived by her husband, Bernard Lee Hardesty of Payneville, Ky.; six children, Mary Jean (Jerry) Sipes of Flaherty, Ky., Beverly (Bobby) Mattingly, Judy (Jimmy) Padgett, Gary (Tonya) Hardesty, Larry (Sherry) Hardesty, Terry (Pat) Hardesty, all of Payneville, Ky.; a sister, Kathleen Caple of Louisville, Ky.; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. A mass of Christian burial was held at 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 16, 2010, at St. Theresa Catholic Church in Rhodelia, Ky. Burial followed in the church cemetery. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Online condolences may be left at www. hagerfuneralhome.com.
Ronald Dennis Phillips, 57, of Battletown, Ky., formerly of Lexington, Mich., died Thursday, Aug.12, 2010, at his residence. He was preceded in death by his parents, Danny and Virginia Phillips. Mr. Phillips is survived by three sons, Ronald, Edward and Randall Phillips, all of Michigan; his fiancée, Marilyn Benson of Battletown, Ky.; and three grandchildren. Funeral services and burial were held in Lexington, Mich. There was a memorial service from 3 p.m. until 6 p.m. Wednesday, August 18, at The Corner Tavern and Restaurant in Payneville, Ky.
Richard E. Fackler Richard E. Fackler, 74, of Brandenburg, Ky., died Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2010, at his residence. Mr. Fackler was preceded in death by two sisters, Margaret Sipes and Rita Staples. He is survived by his wife, Shirley Fackler; five children, Michelle (David) Braden of Laconia, Ind., Gary (Angie) Fackler, Rodney Fackler, Roger (Allison) Fackler, Scott Michael (Dana) Fackler all of Brandenburg, Ky.; two brothers, Harold Fackler and Billy Fackler both of Brandenburg, Ky.; five sisters, JoAnn Waddle of Guston, Ky., Alliene Stull, Vonnie Barr, Brenda Jarboe all of Brandenburg, Ky., Sandra Sutton of Clay Center, Kan.; 10 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Funeral services were held at 4 p.m. Thursday, August 19, at the chapel of the Hager Funeral Home, with Rev. Gregory Trawick, officiating. Burial followed in St. Mary Magdalen Cemetery in Payneville, Ky. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Hosparus of Central Kentucky, 105 Diecks Drive, Elizabethtown, KY 42701. Online condolences may be left at www.hagerfuneralhome.com.
Charlotte L. Williams Charlotte L. Williams, 65, formerly of Webster, Ky., died Thursday Aug. 12, 2010, at her residence. She was born Nov. 6, 1944 to the late Jasper D. & Mary B. (Woods) Mays. She was preceded in death by her sister, Wanda Havlichek. Survivors include her five children, Kenneth Garrett, Jeaneen Stivers, Terry Greer, Wanona Trent and Melissa Davis. Funeral services were held at 5 p.m. Tuesday, August 17, at Alexander Funeral Home in Irvington, Ky. Burial followed in Cedar Hill Cemetery.
Ruth Ann Short
Ruth Ann Short, 66, of Radcliff, Ky., died Friday, Aug. 13, 2010, at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown, Ky. She was a veteran of Vietnam and was an honorable Kentucky Colonel. She was preceded in death by her parents, Everett and Ethel Yarger; three brothers, Jack Yarger, Donald Yarger and Everett Eugene Yarger. She is survived by her husband, Stuart C. Short of Radcliff, Ky.; a daughter and son-inlaw, Marcia and Don Mark Cummins of Portage Des Sioux, Mo.; two sons and daughters-in-law, Don A. and Marie Short of Collierville, Tenn., and Stuart C.W. and Linda Short of Murray, Ky.; three sisters, Carolyn Stillings and her husband Gene, Pam Upperman and Cathy Barr; two brothers, Myrl Yarger and his wife Mary and Roy Yarger; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, August 18, at Summers Funeral home in Washington Court House, Ohio, with Pastor Ronald Dodds officiating. Burial followed in Milledgeville-Plymouth Cemetery in Milledgeville, Ohio, with military honors. Condolences may be expressed online at www.nebfh.com Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.
Ronald Lee Turner Ronald Lee Turner, 55, of Louisville, Ky., died Sunday, Aug. 15, 2010, at his residence. He was preceded in death by his father, William Turner. Mr. Turner is survived by his wife, Brenda Sue Richardson Turner, daughter of Robert Richardson; three children, Ronald Lee Turner, Jr., of Pace, Fla., Lori Ann Patrick of Milton, Fla., Carrie Ann Turner of Louisville, Ky.; four stepchildren, Christopher Miller, Cindy Merryman, William Miller, all of Louisville, Ky., Joshua Miller of Versailles, Ky.; his mother, Ernestine Turner of Jeffersonville, Ind.; a brother, Mark Turner of Jeffersonville, Ind.; 10 grandchildren and five step-grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2010, at the chapel of the Hager Funeral Home. Burial followed in Garnettsville Cemetery. Online condolences may be left at www.hagerfuneralhome.com.
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Juanita Board Juanita Board, 82, of Big Spring, Ky., died Tuesday Aug. 10, 2010, at University of Louisville Hospital. She was born Aug. 18, 1927, to the late Gus and Sally Ann Thomas Carman. She was preceded in death by her husband, Willard “Hoss” Board; son, Doug Priest; sister, Frances Odell Miller; and brother, Harold D. Carman. Survivors include her sons, Richard and Larry Board; three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held Friday Aug. 13, 2010, at Alexander Funeral Home in Irvington, Ky. Burial followed in Cedar Hill Cemetery in Irvington, Ky.
Donald Andrews, 71, of Radcliff, Ky., died Friday, Aug. 13, 2010, at Jewish Hospital in Louisville, Ky. SSG Andrews retired from the U. S. Army. He was a Vietnam veteran and was a member of the Disabled American Veterans. He is survived by his wife, Chin Andrews of Radcliff, Ky.; two sons and daughters-in-law, John and Amy Ochsenbein of Nashville, Tenn., and Jimmy and Melissa Ochsenbein of Lexington, Ky.; a daughter, Nancy Ochsenbein of Radcliff, Ky.; three grandsons, Eric Isham and his wife Kim, Aaron Ochsenbein and Alex Ochsenbein; and two greatgranddaughters, Ava Isham and Audrey Isham. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, August 17, at Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home in Radcliff, Ky., with Rev. Youg K. Cho officiating. Burial followed military honors will be in the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Central in Radcliff, Ky. Condolences may be expressed online at www.nebfh.com.
Patricia Ann Clark
Patricia Ann Clark, 54, of Vine Grove, Ky., died Thursday, Aug. 12, 2010, at the University of Louisville Hospital. Survivors include daughter, Robyn Tharp and her husband Jerry Lockhart of Vine Grove, Ky.; two granddaughters, Kaitlyn Lockhart and Katrina Lockhart, both of Vine Grove, Ky.; two sisters, Jocarol Moore and Carrie Southard both of Louisville, Ky.; two brothers, Chuck Hackett of Owensboro, Ky., Billy Tharp of Louisville, Ky.; and several nieces and nephews. Cremation was chosen by the family. Condolences may be expressed online at www.coffeyandchism.com.
Dean Allen Kirchhofer
Dean Allen Kirchhofer, 49, of Rineyville, Ky., died Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2010, at Norton Hospital in Louisville, Ky. Dean was owner of E-town Pawn & Gun and had previously served in the U. S. Army. His memberships include the American Bass Anglers Association, National Rifle Association and the Rocky Mountain Elk Federation. He was preceded in death by his mother, Frances Kirchhofer; and his aunt and uncle, Ruth and Frank Bantley. He is survived by his wife, Donna Kirchhofer of Rineyville, Ky.; a daughter and son-in-law, Melissa and Johnny Clark of Hodgenville, Ky.; a granddaughter, Kaylee Clark of Hodgenville, Ky.; a sister, Janet Caffee of Indianapolis, Ind.; and a brother, David Fowler of Rineyville, Ky. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug.14, 2010, at Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home in Radcliff, Ky., with Bro. James Clark of New Salem Baptist Church officiating. Burial followed in the Rineyville Baptist Church Cemetery. Condolences may be expressed online at www.nebfh.com.
Church Listings Bethel/Muldraugh Methodist Church 120 Bethel Church Rd, Brandenburg • 270-422-4501 Big Springs Baptist Church 755 Big Springs Rd, Ekron • 270-828-3844 Blue River Island Baptist Church 595 Big Bend Road, Battletown • 270-497-4877 Brandenburg Church of Christ Brandenburg, Ky • 270-422-3878 Brandenburg Church of God 1 Howard Drive, Brandenburg • 270-422-5488 Brandenburg United Methodist Church 215 Broadway, Brandenburg • 270-422-2810 Buck Grove Baptist Church 255 Buck Grove Rd, Ekron • 270-828-2717 Canaanland Ministries Inc. 674 D.E. Brown Rd, Brandenburg • 270-422-1087 Church of the Nazarene 713 Old State Rd, Brandenburg • 270-422-4691 Cedar Grove Bible Methodist Church Old Mill Rd, Brandenburg • 270-422-8095 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Old Ekron Rd, Brandenburg • 270-422-3656 Cold Spring Baptist Church 4997 Battletown Rd, Battletown • 270-497-4500 Community Baptist Church 3770 Old Mill Rd, Brandenburg • 270-828-6500 Ekron Baptist Church 2775 Hayesville Rd, Ekron • 270-422-2958 First Baptist Church 338 High Street, Brandenburg • 270-422-3355 Full Gospel Church of God 303 Smith Rd, Ekron • 270-828-8107 Glad Tidings Christian Center 485 Bypass Rd, Brandenburg • 270-422-2020 Gospel Fellowship 1794 Rhodelia Rd, Payneville • 270-496-4311 Grace Baptist Church 7691 Hwy 60, Ekron • 270-828-2333 Grace Freewill Baptist Church 13490 Rineyville Rd. Flaherty • 270-828-3120 Guston Baptist Church Guston, Ky • 270-547-5505 Guston Missionary Baptist Church 14110 Hwy 60, Guston • 270-547-7703 Helping Hands Ministry 2615 Brandenburg Rd • 270-422-1819 Higher Encounters Ministries 5280 Old Mill Rd, Brandenburg • 270-828-5443
Hill Grove Baptist Church 55 Ammons Lane, Guston • 270-422-1837 Hill Grove Church of Christ Rt. 1, Guston • 270-828-2110 Hill Grove Church of God of Prophecy 4005 Shumate Rd, Ekron • 270-828-8770 Calvary Baptist Church 135 Olin Rd., Brandenburg 812-732-8209 Holy Trinity Episcopal Church 319 Oaklawn Rd, Brandenburg • 270-422-3721 Macedonia Christian Church Battletown, Ky • 270-282-7288 Meade County Baptist Temple 636 Broadway, Brandenburg 270-422-4066 Meade County General Baptist Church 2240 New Highland Church Rd, Brandenburg • 270-422-2739 Muldraugh Baptist Church P.O. Box 397, Muldraugh • 502-942-3886 Muldraugh Church of Jesus Christ of United Baptist 910 Rock Haven Rd, Brandenburg • 270-828-3140 New Beginnings Church 1638 Old Mill Rd., Brandenburg • 270-351-7313 & 270735-2986 New Brandenburg Southern Baptist Church 115 Baptist Church Lane, Brandenburg • 270-422-3389 New Highland Baptist Church 1665 Payneville Rd, Brandenburg • 270-422-3033 Patterson Memorial Presbyterian Church 100 Newton Rd, Guston • 270-547-7283 Pentacostal Church of God 829 Old State Rd, Brandenburg • 270-422-2478 Rock Haven Baptist 4444 Old Mill Rd, Brandenburg • 270-828-2555 Salem Baptist Church 5286 Old State Rd, Brandenburg • 270-422-1399 St. John the Apostle Catholic Church 491 E. Broadway, Brandenburg • 270-422-2196 Tabernacle of Worship 1990 Highway 79, Brandenburg • 270-422-7188 Weldon Christian Church 1595 Christian Church, Brandenburg • 502-635-7515 Zion Grove Baptist Church 209 West First Street, Ekron • 270-828-3939
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Friday, August 20, 2010
St. Theresa holds picnic and auction
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Baptism at the creek
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TOP: The grounds of St. Theresa Catholic Church were filled Saturday afternoon with a variety of games for those attending the church picnic to play. ABOVE: Makyla Heavrin watches as her sister, Macie, attempts a dart throw at the St. Theresa picnic Saturday afternoon. BELOW: The horse and buggy was a popular ride at the St. Theresa picnic Saturday.
St. Theresa Catholic Church hosted a down-home picnic and auction on the church grounds last Saturday afternoon. The picnic included a menu of fried chicken, barbecued beef and pork, potatoes, dressing, green beans, slaw, sliced tomatoes and dessert. The afternoon was ﬁlled with many different activities including various games of chance, face painting, horse rides, and a display of antique tractors and farm machinery. The church is currently in the process of a $200,000 renovation. Interior walls have been repaired as well as the altar areas. Hardwood ﬂoors have been restored and carpet replaced throughout the rest of the church. The church is located at 9245 Rhodelia Road in Payneville.
God prays for our security, have victory over the devil Dan Newton Divine Guidance Romans 8: 34 says, “Who is he that condemneth? It is Christ that died, yea rather, that is risen again, who is even at the right hand of God, who also maketh intercession for us.” (KJV) One of the most glorious truths of the Christian life is that the Lord Jesus Christ, who died for our sins and rose for our justiﬁcation, now lives to intercede for us before God. The greatest example of intercessory prayer in the Bible is in John 17, where the Lord poured out His heart for His disciples. “I pray for them,” he said, “I pray not for the world, but for them which thou hast
given me; for they are thine.” (John 17: 9) But that was not all.“ Neither pray I for these alone, but for them also which shall believe on me through their word.“ (John 17: 20) And that’s us. That includes us. What is it that he prays for? First of all, He prays for our security. “Holy Father, keep through thine own name those whom thou hast given me, that they may be one, as we are.“ (John 17: 11) Then he prays that we might have real victory over sin and the devil. “I pray not that thou shouldest take them out of the world, but that thou shouldest keep them from the evil.” (John 17: 15) His next request is: “Sanctify them through thy truth: thy word is truth.“ (John 17: 17) Our sanctiﬁcation will come, therefore, not ßthrough some special experience, but through God’s Word.
He also prays for true unity among His true disciples: “that they all may be one; as thou Father, art in me, and I in thee, that they also may be one in is: that the world may believe that thou hast sent me.“ (John 17: 21) Finally, He prays for our ultimate gloriﬁcation. “Father, I will that they also, whom thou hast given me, be with me where I am; that they may behold my glory, which thou hast given me.“ We can be assured that the Father will grant these requests of His beloved son. If you just moved to our area, we invite you to visit with us at Grace Baptist Church. Our Sunday morning service starts at 11 a.m.We invite you to listen to our weekly Sunday radio program on WMMG from 9:30 to 10 a.m. Reverend Dan Newton is the pastor of Grace Baptist Church.
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ABOVE: The candidates for baptism stand in prayer awaiting their turn at First Baptist Church of Brandenburg’s Baptism at the Creek last Sunday at Doe Run Inn. RIGHT: Pastor Sherman Ramsey performs the baptism of Hunter Lattin in the creek. Staff Report The News Standard
The congregation of First Baptist Church of Brandenburg held a “Baptism at the Creek” last Sunday afternoon at the Doe Run Inn. Pastor Sherman Ramsey and Minister of Youth and Children Steve Butler performed the baptisms of ten candidates as church members, relatives and friends watched from the creekside. Friends and relatives of the candidates read a Bible scripture as a prelude to each baptism. Each candidate received a Bible, a rose, and a certificate of baptism after the service. Minister of Music Roxanne Nanney led the gathered in the hymn, “In Christ Alone” as the service’s postlude.
By Wilson Casey 1. Is the book of Ecclesiastes in the Old or New Testament or neither? 2. Which book could be summarized, “God will hold us accountable for all our actions”? Daniel, Hosea, Zephaniah, Haggai 3. From Genesis 28, who had the vision of angels going up and down a ladder reaching into heaven? Joseph, Ahab, Ehud, Jacob 4. What does Paul say is the supreme gift of the Spirit to believers? Faith, Love, Holiness, Eternity ANSWERS: 1) Old; 2) Zephaniah; 3) Jacob;4) Love 2010 King Features Synd., Inc.
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Brandenburg United Methodist Church will welcome Cameron Mills on Sunday, August 22, at 7 p.m., when he shares his message during the tip-off for the church’s fall halftime session. The event is free and open to the public, but a love offering for Cameron Mills Ministries will be received. When Cameron Mills walked on to the University of Kentucky basketball team in 1994, he had no idea that he’d walk away with a full scholarship and two NCAA titles. Although it was a dream fulﬁlled, Cameron
will be the ﬁrst to tell you that the glitter of a championship ring is temporal and quickly fades. During his basketball career, Cameron co-authored a book, A Dream Come True, and was featured in Sports Illustrated, Sports Spectrum, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, the Boston Globe and in stories on CBS and CNNSI. Though basketball has been a big part of Mills’ life, his calling since he was 12 has been ministry. In June of 1998, he began Cameron Mills Ministries, Inc. Since then he has been speaking to schools, youth groups, and churches. He has held revivals and spoken at Christian
music festivals, and college chapels. Although interest is piqued by his afﬁliation with the winningest college basketball program in the country, Mills holds his audience’s attention by delivering a high energy, thought-provoking, Biblebased message. Today, Mills travels the country doing youth rallies, retreats and church services. He also does public speaking on abstinence from drugs, alcohol and sex, and being a true champion. From his past experiences, God has given Cameron a platform to reach his ultimate goal — sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ.
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Terry Wayne Ladd Jr., to Robert E. Stith and Deloris M. Stith, a tract of land located at the pin corner of James Burch and Old Ekron Road, deed tax $37.50. Michael Flaherty and Tenniel Flaherty, to Stephen M. Michl, lot 4C of Mary Haynes Division, deed tax $212.50. Joyce Greenwell, to Cheryl Devine, lot 25 and 26 of Rosewood Estates, deed tax $59. Paul Stull Building and Remodeling Inc., to Stanely Quire III,lot 46 of the Station Subdivision, deed tax $158. Danny R. Ford, to Brenda Court, lot 24 of Country View Estates. Boyd Alexander, to Vanessa Daniel, Ada Frances Lowry, Janetta Alexander and Boyd Alexander Jr., property located in Meade County. Wade Sheeley and Edna Sheeley Banks, to Pascal Roger Moisdon and Corliss Moisdon, lot 13 of Flaherty Heights Subdivision, deed tax $9. Mearl E. Berna, to Timothy D. Jackson, a 5.208 acre tract located near the community of Brandenburg, deed tax $52. Marion E. Ray and Elizabeth Gail Ray, to Merlin Ray and Renee Ray, lots 36 and 37 of John Lowman Subdivision, deed tax $6. Leta Lucille Pike, nka Leta Lucille Speaks, to Margaret Catherine Fackler, Robert Jason Fackler and Gregory Aaron Fackler, property located in Meade County, deed tax $36. The estate of Lula Rosalia Ritchie, by and through Shirley Ritchie Miles and Elizabeth Ritchie Wheatley, coexecutrixes with power to convey, a 22.033 acre tract located on the south side of HWY 79. Todd E. Faulkenburg and Tammy Faulkenburg, to Matthew Powers and Tina Powers, property located in Meade County, deed tax $85. Melissa Pickett, fka Cummings, and Michael Pickett, to Shawn Redmon, lot 22 of Amended Record Plat of Knoxwood Subdivision, deed tax $30. Betty Ann Hagy, to Douglas P. Vowels and Betty Ann Hagy, lot 15 of Poplar Hill Estates. Clifton Burden Jr., to Clifton Burden Jr. and Tina Burden, a 1.294 acre tract located on the west side of Little Bend-Roberta Road. Rosewood Rentals, LLC, a Kentucky Limited Liability Company, by and through Bryan L. Claycomb, member and Martha N. Claycomb,toTimothy Tucker, a 0.707 acre tract located in the community of Brandenburg, deed tax $107.50. David Ray Durham and Patsy Durham, to Steven R. Redmon and Allison B. Redmon, property located in Meade County, deed tax $43. Ivye Renee Mattingly, and Roger M. Mattingly, to Buddy Jo Singleton and Linda Willett Singleton, a 27.302 acre tract located northwest of Little Bend Road, deed tax $68.50. Robert E. Cummings, to David A. Peaphon and Nickole E. Peaphon, lot 10 of Indian Oaks Subdivision, deed tax $180. Michael L. Forbes, to James B. Greer and April Greer, property located in Meade County, deed tax $116. Kentucky Land Holdings of Radcliff, LLC, to Kentucky Land Holdings of Radcliff, LLC, BHJR 1 Series, lot 51 of Flaherty Heights Subdivision. Santina M. Luzzio, trustee of Anthony J. Luzzio Bypass Trust of the Luzzio Family Trust, to the Commonwealth of Kentucky, for the use and benefit of the Transportation Cabinet, a tract of land along KY 314, deed tax $105. James Ralph Staples and Barbara Jean Staples, to James Anthony Staples and Darlene Staples, property located in Meade County. Chalin Shelton, to Phillip Shelton and Angela Shelton, tract 21 of Creek View Estates. Bryan G. Eldredge and Lisa C. Eldredge, to Michael L. Flaherty and Tenniel L. Flaherty, lot 27, 27, 28 and 29 of Circle K Estates, deed tax $228. Lincoln M. Hancock and Carol A. Hancock, to Michael W. Greenwell, lot 27 of Point Salem, deed tax $135.50. Daniel R. Steves and Rebecca Steves, to the Janice M. France Irrevocable Trust, property located in Meade County, deed tax $233. Jason R. McMurry and Toni L. McMurry, to Angela K. Watkins, lot 51 of Sunny Meadows Subdivision, deed tax $153. Kentucky Land Holdings of Radcliff, LLC, to Kentucky Land Holdings of Radcliff, LLC, E 1 Series, lot 33, Section 5 of Rosewood Estates, deed tax $22. Sim R. Richardson and Rebecca Richardson, to Accent Homes, LLC, a Kentucky Corporation, lot 3 of Anne Court, deed tax $27. Winifred Mae Martin, to Judith Baxter Living Trust, unit 13 of Lakeview Condominiums, deed tax $149. Barbara Lenore French, to Barry Walters and Carla Walters, lot 2 of
French Farm, deed tax $38.50.
Linda Elsey, fka Linda Cooper, to Jason Cooper, lot 70 of Carter Subdivision.
7/28/10 Michael Sondergeld, SFD, $251.94. 7/28/10 Daniel Edge, extend roof and garage conversion to living space, $117.50. 7/28/10 Robert and Jean Benton, DW’98, $100. 7/28/10 Mark Ingram, SFD, $251.20. 7/28/10 Mark Ingram, SW, $100. 7/30/10 Joey Ray, SW’04, $100. 8/2/10 Richard Logsdon, SW’11, $100. 8/2/10 Mark McMahan, covered porches, $35. 8/2/10 Jim Bailey, detached garage, $82.50. 8/4/10 Sheila Rahmer, SFD, $296.54. 8/6/10 Alan Adkisson, garage and addition, $300. 8/6/10 Mark Rhodes, garage, $82.50. 8/6/10 Rickey Young, deck, $35. 8/9/10 James and Elizabeth Ferguson, garage, $82.50. 8/10/10 Harrell and Molly Miller, pool house, $82.50.
No reports this week.
8/6/10 Flaherty Primary, 2635 Flaherty Rd in Ekron. 100 percent food. 8/6/10 Powers Pit Stop, 2960 Brandenburg Rd. 91 percent food, follow-up score from 8/4/10. 8/11/10 Hot Diggity Dog Concession Stand, 515 Bucky’s Road in Webster, Ky. 100 percent food.
8/6/10 8:47 p.m. Racheal L. Trader, of Brandenburg, was driving a 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt. William A. Piccolo, of Brandenburg, was driving a 1989 Nissan Pulsar. Piccolo was traveling on KY 448 towards the Bypass. Trader was turning into Save-a-Lot and stated that she did not see Piccolo and turned in front of him. No injuries were reported. Report BPD10077 was filed by Officer Singleton.
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8/4/10 10:09 a.m. Patrick Ushemasimba, of Fort Wright, was driving a 1990 International. Ushemasimba was operating northbound on Paradise Bottom Road. Ushemasimba stated that while driving down the hill, his brakes failed sending him into the ditch on the left side of the road and then overturning the vehicle at the bottom of the hill. The vehicle ended up on its side and then caught on fire. Oil from the truck’s cargo tank spilled out onto the ground. Meade County EMS responded to the scene and the injured were transported to Harrison Memorial Hospital. Report 10-0194 was filed by Officer Matti. 8/5/10 7:59 p.m. Lydia M. Rister, of Vine Grove, was driving a 2009 Kia. Rister was south bound on Shot Hunt Road. An unknown driver was northbound on Shot Hunt Road. According to Rister, the unknown driver side-swiped her vehicle on a Hillcrest. The unknown driver did not stop. Rister stated that the unknown vehicle was a white passenger car with dark tinted windows. Officers were unable to locate the unknown driver. Meade County EMS was called to the scene. Report 10-0196 was filed by Officer Wright. 8/10/10 3:07 p.m. James L. Cannady, of Brandenburg, was driving a 2005 Buick LEC. Walter A. Redman, of Payneville, was driving a 2002 Ford ZX3. Cannady was making a left turn from West KY 144 into a private drive. Redman was east bound on KY 144. Cannady stated he did not see Redman when he made the turn. Redman struck Cannady in the right rear bumper. Redman then traveled off the left side of the roadway and overturned. In the officer’s opinion, Cannady may not have seen Redman due to a hillcrest. Meade County EMS was called to the scene and the injured were transported to Harrison Memorial Hospital. Report 10-0198 was filed by Officer Wright.
District Court 08/04/10 Casey S. Tolliver, 31, operating a motor vehicle under/influence of alcohol/drugs, 1st offence-plead not guilty, pretrial conference 8/11/10. Kelly S. Simpson, 44, theft by deception, including cold checks under $500-continue 9/1/10. Brandon W. Philson, 29, speeding 15mph over limit-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, KAPS, $200 fine;
no operators/moped license-dismissed/merged. Jourdan B. Frain, 27, operating a motor vehicle under/influence of alcohol/drugs, 1st offence-plead guilty, 30 days probated after 2 days jail, 2 years probation, KAPS, $200 fine; speeding 15mph over limitdismissed/merged. James E. Keith, 30, operating a motor vehicle under/influence of alcohol/drugs, 1st offence-plead not guilty, pretrial conference 8/18/10. Daniel W. Reynolds, 53, operating a motor vehicle under/influence of alcohol/drugs, aggravator, 1st offence-plead guilty, 30 days probated after 4 days jail, 2 years probation, KAPS, licensed revoked for 90 days. Gregory W. Searcy, 51, non payment of fines-continue 8/11/10; speeding 15mph over limit; operating a motor vehicle under/influence of alcohol/drugs, aggravator-plead not guilty, preliminary hearing 8/11/10; driving on DUI suspended license, 2nd offence in 5 years, aggravator; no motorcycle operators license-license suspended. Eric M. Padgett, 20, burglary, 1st degree-preliminary hearing 8/11/10; one headlight; failure to produce insurance card; no/expired Kentucky registration receipt-pretrial conference 8/11/10. Timothy M. Jones, 23, disorderly conduct, 2nd degree-pretrial conference 8/18/10. Michael T. Carman, 33, assault, 4th degree domestic violence, minor injury; alcohol intoxication in a public place, 1st and 2nd offenceplead not guilty, pretrial conference 8/11/10. Timothy Jones, 23, speeding 17mph over limit; failure of non owner operator to maintain required insurance, 1st offence; failure to surrender revoked operators license; operating on suspended/ revoked operators license-failure to appear. Marty L. Miller, 27, alcohol intoxication in a public place, 1st and 2nd offence; unlawful transaction with a minor under 18 years, 1st degree-plead not guilty, preliminary hearing 8/11/10. Dustin R. Harper, 22, alcohol intoxication in a public place, 1st and 2nd offence; unlawful transaction with minor under 18 years, 1st degree-plead not guilty, preliminary hearing 8/11/10. Kevin J. Seaya, 27, local city ordinance-failure to appear. Dorothy E. Tinson, 50, theft by deception, including cold checks under $500-plead guilty, 10 days probated after 1 hour jail, 2 years probation. Andrea S. Dixon, 23, assault, 4th degree domestic violence, minor injury; alcohol intoxication in a public place, 1st and 2nd offenceplead not guilty, pretrial conference 8/11/10. Vickie J. Colvin, 41, 6 counts of theft by deception, including cold checks under $500-failure to appear. Kristi A. Reeves, 20, serving alcoholic beverages to minors, 1st offence; alcohol intoxication in a public place, 1st and 2nd offenceplead not guilty, pretrial conference 8/11/10. Brian D. Casey, 37, use/possess drug paraphernalia, 1st offence; traffic in marijuana, less than 8 oz., 1st offence- plead not guilty, pretrial conference 8/25/10. Daneen R. Powers, 46, speeding 15mph over limit-review 8/3/11. Dallas G. Hogan, 51, no/expired registration plats; no/expired Kentucky registration receipt; failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, 1st offence-failure to appear. Tanya Haley, 38, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, 1st offence-plead not guilty, pretrial conference 8/11/10. John A. Goodwin, 22, speeding 19mph over limit; failure to produce insurance card-failure to appear. Rhnn N. McGlinn, 24, no/expired Kentucky registration receipt; no/expired registration plates-dismissed. John H. Wright, 39, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, 1st offence; no/expired Kentucky registration receipt; license to be in possession; one headlight-plead not guilty, pretrial conference 8/18/10. Kristopher B. Cook, 21, no tail lamps; obstructed vision and/ or windshield; no/expired Kentucky registration receipt-dismissed with proof. Joshua Dielkes, 26, speeding 14mph over limit; failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, 1st offence-plead not guilty, pretrial conference 8/25/10; no/expired Kentucky registration receiptdismissed with proof. Richard Tarner, 40, speeding 26mph over/greater; reckless driving-plead not guilty, pretrial conference 9/8/10. Linzy J. Ellington, 31, 6 counts of theft by deception, including cold checks under $500-plead not guilty,
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pretrial conference 8/11/10. Scott A. Hornback, 31, terroristic threatening, 3rd degree-pretrial conference 11/24/10 and jury trial 12/3/10. Sean T. Murphy, 45, operating a motor vehicle under/influence of alcohol/drugs, 1st offence; failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security; no/expired registration plates; no/expired Kentucky registration receipt-jury trial 8/13/10. Richard T. Shelton, 42, assault, 4th degree domestic violence, minor injury-defer 12 months, no unlawful communication/contact with Rodney Shelton. David B. Hagan, 46, local county ordinance-pretrial conference 8/18/10. Monica J. Cummins, 47, 2 counts of theft by deception, including cold checks under $500-plead guilty, 10 days probated after 1 hour jail, 2 years probation, consecutive orders. James O. Goodwin, 48, terroristic threatening, 3rd degree; assault, 4th degree, no visible injurypretrial conference 8/11/10. Jason L. Stewart, 30, theft by unlawful taking/disp-all others-pretrial conference 8/18/10. Richard K. Oglesbee III, 30, terroristic threatening, 3rd degreedefer 12 months. Demetrick L. Carter, 30, assault, 4th degree, minor injury; alcohol intoxication in a public place, 1st and 2nd offence-pretrial conference 10/13/10 and jury trail 10/22/10. Terry L. Jecker, 43, assault, 4th degree domestic violence, minor injury-failure to appear. Charlie Chism, 24, menacing; criminal mischief, 3rd degree-dismissed. Christopher S. Etzig, 22, possession of marijuana-pretrial conference 8/18/10. Susan L. Campbell, 47, assault, 4th degree domestic violence, minor injury-pretrial conference 11/10/10. Joseph L. Campbell Jr., 40, assault, 4th degree domestic violence, minor injury-pretrial conference 11/10/10. Christopher W. Tuttle, 32, speeding 16mph over limit-dismissed/merged; operating a motor vehicle under/influence of alcohol/ drugs, aggravator, 2nd offenceplead guilty, 6 months probated after 30 days jail, 2 years probation, KAPS, $500 fine, license revoked 18 months. Anita F. Colby, 25, failure of nonowner operator maintain required insurance, 2nd or greater; operating on suspended/revoked operators license-pretrial confer-
ence 8/25/10. Steven W. Evans, 33, disregarding stop sing-plead guilty, $25 fine. Jennifer D. Johnson, 27, operating on suspended/revoked operators license-pretrial conference 9/1/10. Marissa D. Kaelin, 24, 3 counts of theft by deception, including cold checks under $500-pretrial conference 8/18/10. Nicole R. Smith, 27, theft by unlawful taking/disp-shopliftingplead guilty, 90 days probated after 7 days jail, 2 years probation; giving officer false name or address-plead guilty, 90 days probated after 7 days jail, 2 years probation, consecutive. Michael E. Kurtz, 33, 5 counts of theft by deception, including cold checks under $500-pretrail conference 9/15/10. Michele B. Carnell, 46, assault, 4th degree domestic violence, minor injury-County Attorney dismissed. Matthew A. Pate, 24, probation violation, for misdemeanor offence-probation revocation hearing 8/18/10. Andrew J. Colasanti, 21, probation violation, for misdemeanor offence-admit violation, 29 days revoked. Douglas E. Allen Jr., 30, probation violation, for misdemeanor offence-admit violation, revoke 15 days, re-enroll KAPS. Casey Cave, 22, probation violation, for misdemeanor offence-probation revocation hearing 8/11/10. Shikia Shanks, 37, probation violation, for misdemeanor offencefailure to appear. Randall L. Henderson, 25, probation violation, for misdemeanor offence-probation revocation hearing 8/18/10. Curtis Felthousen, 31, probation violation, for misdemeanor offence-probation revocation hearing 9/8/10. Antonio A. Abell, 35, probation violation, for misdemeanor offence-probation revocation hearing 9/8/10. Donald D. Rider, 66probation violation, for misdemeanor offenceremand. Shane P. Burnfin Jr., 24, probation violation, for misdemeanor offence-remand. Bryon K. Conn, 40, probation violation, for misdemeanor offenceadmit violation, 10 days revoked. Frank D. Stanley, 25, probation violation, for misdemeanor offence-failure to appear. Ethel D. Lee vs. Teresa S. White, domestic violence-continue to 8/11/10. Janet S. Schmidt vs. Mary A.
Allan, domestic violence-DVO dismissed. Terri M. Garrido vs. Gary D. Fulks, domestic violence-DVO dismissed. Katheryn L. Baker vs. Dan A. Reson, domestic violence-continue to 8/11/10. Theresa L. Stidham, 33, possession of controlled substance, 1st degree, 1st offence, methamphetamine-preliminary hearing 9/8/10. Marvin R. Stidham, 53, possession of controlled substance, 1st degree, 1st offence, methamphetamine-preliminary hearing 9/8/10. Jeremy W. Guenther, 27, alcohol intoxication in a public place, 1st and 2nd offence-plead guilty, $25 fine; terroristic threatening, 1st degree-dismissed; resisting arrest-plead guilty, KAPS, 90 days probated after 10 days jail; 2 years probation. Rexford L. Liverman Jr., 40, flagrant non support-preliminary hearing 8/18/10. Kimberly A. Stewart, 37, assault, 1st degree, domestic violencepreliminary hearing 8/11/10. George F. O’Neill Jr., 40, theft by unlawful taking/disp-all others; traffic in marijuana, less than 8 ounces, 1st offence-pretrial conference 8/25/10. William C. Brown, 21, trafficking controlled substance, 1st degree, 1st offence; 1st degree possession of controlled substance, 1st offencepreliminary hearing 8/18/10; speeding 20mph over limit; racing motor vehicle on public highway-pretrial conference 8/18/10. Jeffrey S. Cundiff, 44, possession of marijuana-plead guilty, 6 months probated after 10 days jail, KAPS, 2 years probation. Timothy A. Rogers, 34, failure to wear seat belts-plead guilty $25 fine; driving on DUI suspended license-1st offence-plead guilty, $100 fine, 30 days, probated 2 years; following another vehicle too closely-plead guilty, $100 fine; possess of marijuana-plead guilty, 6 months probated after 10 days jail, KAPS, 2 years probation. Joshua D. Medley, 32, reckless driving; no/expired registration plates; operating a motor vehicle under/influence of alcohol/drugs, 2nd offence; failure of non owner operator to maintain required insurance, 1st offence-pretrial conference 8/18/10. James R. Jantzen, 49, operating a motor vehicle under/influence of alcohol/drugs, 1st offence-plead guilty, 30 days probated after 2 days jail; 2 years probation, KAPS, $200 fine, license surrendered; failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, 1st offence-dismissed.
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Friday, August 20, 2010
Hardesty announces re-election
I, Randall Hardesty would like to take this opportunity to announce my candidacy for re-election for 6th district magistrate. I have enjoyed working for and helping the citizens of my district as well as all of Meade County to make it a better place to live and raise our families. If re-elected, I will continue to work to get the needs for the citizens of the 6th district, as well as helping for the betterment of all Meade County.
Health From page A1 “I totally agree that if they’re going to force businesses to have health care, they should help them out,” Brandenburg Pharmacy owner Adam Robinson said. “As far as a business standpoint, it’s going to be a good thing. And it’s going to be a good thing as a whole, if it’s going to get more people going to see a doctor.” Higher premiums are generally offered to smaller businesses, meaning health care benefits are generally cost prohibitive. As a result of the tax credits, qualifying small businesses with 25 or fewer employees will be eligible for tax credits this year. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, passed in December 2009, coupled with the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010, which was signed into law on March 30, is expected to help cut prices of health care costs for those small businesses. Because smaller businesses are less likely to provide health care benefits for employees, access to healthcare could be within reach to many who could not afford it before. The health care tax credits will allow businesses to stabilize the balancing act of maintaining profits while providing health care for employees Only four out of 10 small businesses in Kentucky offer coverage. Brandenburg Pharmacy is one of those businesses.
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In the past four years I have voted to keep our tax rates same and at the same time managed to get the debt at solid waste paid off. I worked to get the 40 plus miles of new water lines which are under construction at this time through out the 6th district. I have an open door policy and am on call 24-7 to take your concerns and questions. At this time I am asking for your support for re-election as 6th district magistrate.
The value of the credit, which lasts until 2014, is up to 35 percent of the employer’s cost of employee coverage, according to the report. Nonprofit employers are afforded a reimbursement of up to 25 percent. The bigger the business, the smaller the amount of the tax credit available The full 35 percent tax credit is extended to the smallest firms — those with 10 employees or fewer who earn less than $25,000. Brandenburg Pharmacy offers its employees health and dental benefits if they choose to take it. Out of the seven employees, five have signed up for the benefits. The employees who choose not to take the health benefits are generally covered by a spouse’s benefits, Robinson said. More than 51,000 of Kentucky’s 57,400 small businesses will be eligible for health care tax credits. Out of those firms, 15,800 will be eligible for the maximum premium tax credits. Other affects of the health care reform act will come to fruition n the future. Beginning in 2014, small business owners will be able to shop for and compare benefits through state health insurance exchanges. Health plans will be required to meet consumer protection and quality standards, according to the report. Plans exercising unreasonable plan hikes in the years prior to 2014 will be excluded from selling coverage in the exchanges. Another change appearing acknowledged for its energy efficient endeavors. In 2003, Arch Chemicals was the recipient an American Chemical Council Energy Efficient Award for a project, which reduced annual carbon dioxide emissions.
Groundbreaking on library set for Sept. 7 By Brian Graves The News Standard Groundbreaking ceremonies for the new Meade County Public Library have been set for Tuesday, September 7 at 10 a.m. Rachael Baelz, library director, said the ceremonies would include children from the library’s story hour wearing hard hats to help with the ceremonial shoveling of the ground. Baelz added refreshments would be served and invitations to dignitaries are going out this week. Baelz met with contractors and subcontractors
at a meeting Thursday to help finalize all the technical plans involved with the construction. Justin McElfresh, project manager with Sherman, Carter, Barnhart, said he expected the contractors to be “chomping at the bit” to begin mobilizing on the Old Ekron Road site quickly. McElfresh also said he doesn’t anticipate many traffic problems associated with the construction except for the times when materials are being transported onto the site. The anticipated date for completion of the facility is Sept. 1, 2011.
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in 2014 will be that insurers will not be allowed to increase rates for pre-existing health conditions. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, passed in December 2009, coupled with the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010, which was signed into law on March 30, is expected to help cut prices of health care costs for those small businesses. Because smaller businesses are less likely to provide health care benefits for employees, access to healthcare could be within reach to many who could not afford it before. “If you force them (employees) to take it now, it’s going to help them save thousands down the road, like with cancer treatment and other things. It’s obviously going to help because health care isn’t cheap,” Robinson said.
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Fire From page A1 St. John’s Catholic Church and HWY 933 where someone had taken a hose, put it over the river bank and left it on for days. Hughes doesn’t know the exact amount of water loss, though he says it’s costing the city money. “It’s expensive to play little games like that,” he said, adding that it causes a trickle down affect since it involves the police department, fire department and the water district. Hughes has also notified those units to keep a look out for suspicious activity. “The person who is
leaving them on could be anybody with mechanical knowledge,” Hughes said. “I think it’s somebody who knows what they’re doing.” This random action would be taken seriously by the Brandenburg Police Department. According to Chief Jeff Cox, by leaving the hydrants on it equals to a Class A Misdemeanor since it would be considered vandalism and criminal trespassing. He added that it could equal up to a year in jail. However, Cox was quick to note that every situation is different and the police department is currently investigating the situation. Since Hughes and his department found out
about the water loss, they have to keep an extra eye on the fire hydrants everyday. “We now make it a point to look at those hydrants a couple times a day,” he said. “Ninety-nine percent of the time, our trucks will be there if it’s left on.” Mayor David Pace said he was baffled by the hydrant situation. “We’ve never had someone that thinks it funny to leave the hydrants on,” Pace said at the council meeting. Overall, Hughes is amazed someone just feels like randomly leaving fire hydrants run. “I’ve never seen something like this before,” Hughes said.
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Meade County C of C plans state fair exhibit Submitted by Meade County Chamber of Commerce
Meade Countians visiting this yearís Kentucky State Fair should be sure to visit the exhibit being staged by Meade County Tourism. This year ’s exhibit — double the size of the one mounted last year — focuses on things that draw visitors to Meade County, such as its award-winning county fair, its role in the Civil War, and attractions as diverse as the local farmers’ market and the Clothesline of Quilts. “We think this will be our bestever exhibit,” said Russ Powell, executive director of the Meade County Area Chamber of Commerce, which operates the tourism office for Meade County and the City of Brandenburg. “Deciding to increase the exhibit’s size to 10-by-40 feet will allow us to focus on the Meade County Fair, our community’s biggest attraction,” he said. New this year will be Neal and Melissa Allen’s competitive pulling truck, named Red Rock, and onetenth scale remote-control pulling trucks and tractors assembled by enthusiast C.W. Hesler. Again this year, part of the exhibit area will be devoted to championship items from this yearís Meade County Fair and videos of the fair ’s nationally recognized truck and tractor pulls. The exhibit will be in the Pride of the Counties section of the fair, located in South Wing A at the Kentucky Fair & Exposition Center in Louisville. It will be open from
9 a.m. to 10 p.m. each day of the fair ’s run, which begins August 19 and ends August 29. In addition to seeing the exhibit, visitors will be able to visit with their fellow Meade County residents who have volunteered to staff it during the fair, says Powell. “We’re fortunate to have a cadre of loyal volunteers who enjoy attending the fair and extolling the virtues of Meade County,” he says. Those volunteers will be: Jeff & Judy Adkisson, Rick & Ann Allen, Neal & Melissa Allen, Joe & Norma Bartley, Greg & Shirley Beavin, Laura Branson, Charles & Kay Briggs, Gary Chapman, Mickey & Dianne Chism. Mary Coghill, Harry & Marilyn Craycroft, Larry & Roxann Curts, Daryl & Joyce Durbin, Rae-Ann Embry, Shirley Fackler, Cari Flaherty, Tim Gossett, Jim Greer. George & Barbara Hecht, Allegra Hecht, C.W. & Tammy Hesler, Ronnie & Flo Joyner, David & Karen Kinder, Greg & Michelle Lawson, Amy Lawson, David Pace, Charlotte Shepard, Jasmine Shepard, Barry Stewart, Logan Stewart, and Lorrie Young. “Just as important as the volunteers who staff our exhibit are the people and organizations that make the exhibit possible by providing items, transportation, and other kinds of support,” Powell said. In particular, he cites: • Neal and Melissa Allen, who will provide their pulling truck for the exhibit and transport it to Louisville. • J.T. Barger, whose popular re-
built wagon will be on display once again. • Billy Barnes, whose awardwinning cornhole board will be exhibited. • Ann Duncan, whose awardwinning apron will be exhibited. • American Rental, which will provide video equipment. • Jennifer Bridge, an agent at the Meade County Cooperative Extension Service, who is gathering items for the exhibit from Meade County Fair winners. • Elizabeth Burns, whose awardwinning model carousel will be exhibited. • Daryl and Joyce Durbin, who will transport all the equipment and items needed for the exhibit to Louisville and help with its staging. • Doug Elstone, who will help with staging and staffing the exhibit. • C.W. Hesler, who is securing the one-tenth scale pulling trucks and tractors and who will stage them in the exhibit. • Karen McCool, whose awardwinning quick bread will be exhibited. • Frank Mudd, whose awardwinning watermelon will be exhibited. • David Pace, mayor of Brandenburg and manager of the Meade County Fair, who will provide videos of the truck and tractor pulls. • Virgie Walker, whose awardwinning tablerunner will be exhibited. • Shannon Wardrip, whose award-winning cross-stitchery will be exhibited.
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Friday, August 20
PICTURE DAY AT FLAHERTY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL. FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE – 7 p.m. at the Vine Grove Optimist Park. Come here the “Klassyc Tymes Band.” This band has mastered the magic of Motown, Beach music, R&B, Blues and great Classic Rock. THE MILBY FAMILY IN CONERT – 7 p.m. at Bethel United Methodist Church. Also featuring Ms. Ellen Popham and friends. VINE GROVE FARMERS MARKET – Now open from 7 a.m. until vegetables are sold. The market is located by the railroad tracks. For more information contact Donna Broadway at 270877-2422. P.L. KASEY CENTER – 9 a.m. coffee, donuts and games. 10 a.m. exercise. 10:30 a.m. nutrition bingo. P.L. Kasey Center, 303 Hillview Drive, Irvington, Ky. Free. Every Friday. All times are eastern. 270-547-7648
mation please call 270-497-4162 or 270-422-2584. SHELTER ADOPTIONS – 11 a.m.3 p.m. at Orscheln Home and Farm Store in Radcliff. BINGO – 7 p.m. at the Farm Bureau Building in Brandenburg. Sponsored by the Payneville Volunteer Fire Department. License No. 1195. 270-496-4349
Monday, August 23
PINS NEW MEETING LOCATION – At Home Plate, located in River Ridge Plaza on the by-pass. Room opens at 6:30 p.m. for dinner and the meeting will start at 7 p.m. OUTDOOR FITNESS – 3:45-4:30 p.m. at the MC Public Library Annex. This class will include walking, strength building exercises, and stretching activities. No registration necessary, just meet at the library annex if you’re interested. STORY HOUR – 10:30 a.m. at the MC Public Library on Mondays and Tuesdays. For ages 2-6. 270422-2094 CARDIO X – 3:45-4:30 p.m. at the MC Public Library Annex. 270-4222094
FARMERS MARKET – 8 a.m.-12 p.m. at the MC Extension Office Pavilion.
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
PILATES – 9 a.m. at the MC Public Library Annex. Beginning mat pilates. Limited class size. Call to register. 270422-2094
PICTURE DAY AT EKRON ELEMANTARY SCHOOL.
Saturday, August 21
VFW DANCE – 7:30 p.m. at VFW Post 11404, 770 ByPass Road, Brandenburg. All activities are open to the public. 270-422-5184
Sunday, August 22
FORMER UK BASKETBALL PLAYER VISITS BRANDENBURG – 7 p.m. Brandenburg United Methodist Church will welcome evangelist Cameron Mills. The former UK basketball standout will share his inspirational message during the church’s tip-off for its fall half-time session. The event is free and open to the public, but a love offer for Cameron Mills Ministries will be received. ROCK HAVEN BAPTIST CEMETARY ASSOCIATION MEETING – 2p.m. at the cemetery. Everyone is urged to attend and pay dues. For information contact Evelyn Smith. 25 DRIVE (FORMERLY THE STATE LINE QUARTET) – 10:30 a.m. during Worship Service at Wolf Creek Baptist Church. Immediately following the Worship Service there will be a potluck lunch in the fellowship hall. Please come and join! For any additional infor-
Tuesday, August 24
VINE GROVE FARMERS MARKET – Now open from 7 a.m. until vegetables are sold. The market is located by the railroad tracks. For more information contact Donna Broadway at 270-877-2422. SPECIAL OLYMPICS BOWLING – Every Tuesday from 3:15-5 p.m. at Lynn’s Pins. BOY SCOUT TROOP 150 MEETING – Every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at the Brandenburg United Methodist Church. Boys 11-18 years old are invited to attend. For more information, contact Scoutmaster Mark Young at 502-403-8865 or firstname.lastname@example.org. FARMERS MARKET – 1-5 p.m. at the MC Extension Office Pavilion. TOTALLY NONSTOP TODDLERTIME – 9:30-10 a.m. at the MC Public Library Annex. Sing songs, make music, and shake out wiggles at this energetic story time. This is a perfect way to introduce your child to the library, help them socialize, and learn important early literacy skills. STORY HOUR – 10:30 a.m. at the
MC Public Library on Mondays and Tuesdays. For ages 2-6. 270422-2094 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, August 25
YOGA – Every Wednesday at 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. at the MC Public Library Annex. 270-422-2094 BEGINNING YOGA –Wednesday at 5 p.m. at the MC Public Library Annex. 270-422-2094 VFW BINGO – 7:30 p.m. at VFW Post 11404, 770 ByPass Road, Brandenburg. All activities are open to the public. 270-422-5184 LINE DANCING – 7-8:30 p.m. at the Colvin Community Center, 230 Freedom Way, Radcliff, Ky. Every Wednesday. 270-668-7228
Thursday, August 26
PICTURE DAY AT FLAHERTY PRIMARY SCHOOL. SALUTE TO VIETNAM VETERANS – 10 a.m. at Brooks Parade Field. Vietnam veterans wishing to participate in the ceremony are asked to arrive at the Patton Museum off US 31 W at 9:15 a.m. to board Fort Knox buses. These buses will leave the Patton Museum at 9:40 a.m. for the ceremony at Fort Knox’s Brooks Parade Field. Vietnam veterans planning to attend the ceremony are encouraged to register at www.salutetovietnamveterans.com. Free food will be available to veterans and their family members. For more information, contact the Fort Knox Community Relations Office at 624-4985. VINE GROVE OPTIMIST PARK SALUTE TO VIETNAM VETERANS – 5:30 p.m. at Vine Grove Optimist Park. Ceremonies, music and BBQ will highlight the evening in a salute to the veterans of Vietnam. AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE – 1-5 p.m. in the front parking lot of Harrison County Hospital. Call 812-738-8708 for more information or to schedule an appointment. FREE WALKING TOUR – 7 p.m. on the square in Elizabethtown. This event is free and open to the public. 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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Official Public Notice • Meade County Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation, with its principal office at Brandenburg, Kentucky, and with its address as 1351 Highway 79, Brandenburg, Kentucky 40108, intends to file with the Kentucky Public Service Commission in Case No. 2010-00222 an application to adjust its retail rates and charges. This Adjustment will result in a general rate increase to the member-consumers of Meade County Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation. • The rates proposed in this application are the rates proposed by Meade County Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation. However, the Kentucky Public Service Commission may order rates to be charged that differ from these proposed rates. Such action may result in rates for consumers other than the rates in this application. • Any corporation, association, body politic, or person may by motion within thirty (30) days after publication or mailing of notice of the proposed rate changes request leave to intervene. The motion shall be submitted to the Public Service Commission, 211 Sower Boulevard, P.O. Box 615, Frankfort, Kentucky 40602, and shall set forth the grounds for the request including the status and interest of the party. Any person who has been granted intervention by the Commission may obtain copies of the rate application and any other filings made by the utility by contacting Burns E. Mercer, Meade County Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation, 1351 Highway 79, P.O. Box 489, Brandenburg, Kentucky 40108, phone 270-422-2162. • Any person may examine the rate application and any other filings made by the utility at the office of Meade County Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation or at the Commission’s office. Meade County RECC 1351 Highway 79 Brandenburg, Kentucky 40108 270-422-2162
Kentucky Public Service Commission 211 Sower Boulevard Frankfort, Kentucky 40602 502-564-3940
The amount and percent of increase are listed below: Increase Rate Class Dollar Percent Schedule 1 Residential, Farm & Non-Farm, Schools & Churches $1,344,173 5.7% Schedule 2 Commercial Rate $117,444 5.7% Schedule 3 General Service Rate $269,273 5.7% Schedule 3A Time Of Day Rate $141 5.7% Schedule OL Outdoor Lighting Service $51,181 5.7% CATV Attachments 2 party Pole $3,030 20% 3 party Pole $22,167 34% 2 party Anchor $2 27% 3 party Anchor $37 7% 2 party Ground ($17) -7% 3 party Ground $0 0% Non-Recurring Charges Return check $4,939 79% Tampering 432 150% Connection charge 5,010 40% Reconnect charge 26,040 40% Termination / Field Collection 11,280 20% Special Meter Reading 105 20% Meter Resetting 40 40% Meter Test 345 60% After Hours 1,610 78% Temporary Service 835 14% Meter Pole 0 0% Remote Disconnect/Reconnect 0 0% The effect of the proposed rates on the average monthly bill by rate class are listed below: Increase Rate Class Dollar Percent Schedule 1 Residential, Farm and Non-Farm, Schools & Churches $4 5.7% Schedule 2 Commercial Rate $6 5.7% Schedule 3 General Service Rate $65 5.7% Schedule 3A Time Of Day Rate $141 5.7% Schedule OL Outdoor Lighting Service $0 5.7% CATV Attachments 2 party Pole $2 20% 3 party Pole $3 34% 2 party Anchor $2 27% 3 party Anchor $0 7% 2 party Ground ($0) -7% 3 party Ground $0 0% Non-Recurring Charges Return check $11.00 79% Tampering $30.00 150% Connection charge $10.00 40% Reconnect charge $10.00 40% Termination / Field Collection $5.00 20% Special Meter Reading $5.00 20% Meter Resetting $10.00 40% Meter Test $15.00 60% After Hours $35.00 78% Temporary Service $5.00 14% Meter Pole $5.00 14% The present and proposed rate structures of Meade County Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation are listed below: Rate Class Present Rate Proposed Rate Schedule 1 Customer Charge $9.85 Per Month 4.16 / Month or $0.47 / Day Energy Charge $0.06001 $0.06001 Schedule 2 Customer Charge $14.87 Per Month $20.62 / Month or $0.68 / Day Energy Charge $0.06469 $0.06469 Schedule 3 Customer Charge 0-100 KVA $34.70 Per Month $60.47 / Month or $1.99 / Day 101-1,000 KVA $34.70 Per Month $133.20 / Month or $4.38 / Day Over 1,000 KVA $34.70 Per Month $295.10 / Month or $9.70 / Day Demand Charge $8.12 $8.12 Energy Charge $0.03648 $0.03648 Schedule 3A Customer Charge $53.68 Per Month $60.74 / Month or $2.00 / Day Demand Charge $8.12 $8.12 Energy Charge $0.03648 $0.03648 Schedule OL 175 Watt Unmetered $6.73 $6.93 175Watt - city $5.91 $6.09 175Watt Metered $3.25 $3.35 400Watt Unmetered $9.56 $9.85 400Watt - city $8.81 $9.09 400Watt Metered $3.25 $3.35 Pole rental $0.25 $1.00 CATV Attachments 2 party Pole $7.21 $9.01 3 party Pole $5.98 $9.08 2 party Anchor $5.67 $7.72 3 party Anchor $4.72 $5.10 2 party Ground $0.27 $0.25 3 party Ground $0.15 $0.16 Non-Recurring Charges Return check $14.00 $25.00 Tampering cost $180.00 Connection charge $25.00 $35.00 Reconnect charge $25.00 $35.00 Termination / Field Collection $25.00 $30.00 Special Meter Reading $25.00 $30.00 Meter Resetting $25.00 $35.00 Meter Test $25.00 $40.00 After Hours $45.00 $80.00 Temporary Service $35.00 $40.00 Meter Pole $35.00 $40.00 Remote Disconnect/Reconnect $0 $30.00
Friday, August 20, 2010
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Uniform policy hopes to decrease student distractions 2010 School Series By Jennifer Corbett The News Standard
Editor’s Note: This is the fourth story in a seven-part series concerning different aspects of a student’s life in Meade County and the opportunities available to them. Khaki pants, plaid skirts and loafers are just a few examples of what some kids have to wear each day when they attend school. Some of the rules that come with uniform policies include what color socks to wear, always keeping shirttails tucked in, no “gang related” items and keeping a certain hair length. In Meade County, uniform policies are a bit different and not as strict. The Meade County Board of Education doesn’t decide to implement uniform policies; in fact, each school is governed by a “Site Based Decision Making Council (SBDM),” who ultimately set the policies and guidelines. Each council is made up of three teachers and two parents. According to Amy Berry, coordinator of Student Services, the goal of the SBDM is student achievement by improving school programs, approving school budgets, selection of personnel and creating policies. Most of the work is done through committees; those committees create a plan and submit it to the council for approval. For example, if someone wanted to create a uniform policy at Stuart Pepper Middle School they could create a committee and prepare a tentative plan. Berry said they also have the option to “go through an existing committee. Schools even have a committee for school climate and culture, which would be a perfect fit for uniform policies.” Superintendent Mitch Crump compared uniform guidelines to starting a new job. For instance, if he worked at UPS he said he would follow their uniform guidelines as a sign of respect. “When parents or businesses make policies you have to respect that,” he said. Currently, David T. Wilson Elementary and Brandenburg Primary are the only Meade County schools that have uniform policies. Brandenburg Primary’s guidelines states “uniformity will consist of pants, skirts, shorts, “skorts”, or jumpers in navy or khaki colors and a white, navy, hunter green
or burgundy button down blouse or polo shirt with collar. Tennis or athletic shoes with rubber soles, that either tie or Velcro fasten. Please no slip on shoes.” At D.T.W, they don’t have a shoe policy and the uniform policy is more relaxed. Students can also wear a white, maroon, hunter green or navy collar shirt; a solid color t-shirt that has the school logo on it. “Some kids go out and get their own t-shirts and put our logo on it,” said Donna Foushee, principal at D.T.W. “But for the most part, ours are cheap enough to get them here.” According to Foushee, DTW has a relaxed uniform procedures and just this year they decided to allow students to have their shirttails untucked. Foushee said she couldn’t be happier with the new rule. “Most people don’t like to tuck their shirts in,” she added. The laid-back guidelines equals to more time focused on the vital aspect of school. “The more rules you make the more time you have to spend enforcing them,” Foushee said. “If you put all your energy on enforcing rules like that, you don’t have time to do the important things. So it’s more about building relationships with the kids.” While some say uniforms take away from a students’ individuality, Foushee said it’s important to create fewer distractions so students can focus on their schoolwork. “I think individuality needs to be about being a good person, helping each other out, being respectful — they can show that through their work,” she added. Uniform guidelines also help break down social barriers so students won’t feel left out if they aren’t wearing the newest brand of clothing, Foushee noted. “They don’t have to worry about name brands because everybody is wearing the same shirt,” she said. Prior to D.T.W., Foushee taught at Stuart Pepper Middle School, where they don’t have a uniform policy. She had mixed feelings about coming into D.T.W with uniforms. “I never thought I based my opinions about kids on their clothing,” she said. “I didn’t realize, though, how much I put them in a group. I knew, for instance, these were my deer hunters because they wore camo all the time. Or, here is my goth kids because they wore black … You know without even realizing it, you
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(FROM LEFT TO RIGHT) Sumur Stephens, Hannah Keys, Lillie King, Joseph Crawford and Jeremiah Shacklett wear follow the uniform policy at David T. Wilson Elementary. Students can wear t-shirts with the school’s logo in burgundy, hunter green, navy or white collar shirt with khaki or navy pants. made assumptions.” After some time at DTW, Foushee began to appreciate uniforms. “When I came here, every kid had the same haircut just about and had the same shirts on,” she said. “So I think it helps everyone blend in and feel better.” For the most part, Foushee said she has heard nothing but positive reception to the uniform policies. Not everyone agrees with the aspect of uniforms. Parents or guardians can voice their concerns to their schools’ SBDM council, Crump said. “Parents, for the most part, love it because they don’t have arguments over what the kid is going to wear to school that day,” Foushee said. “It’s much easier to get dressed, go shopping and it’s less expensive.” According to Foushee, the price of shirts went up one dollar at DTW — thus raising the price of shirts to $7. They go through a locally owned company that tries to keep prices low and the quality high. However Foushee said there have been many circumstances where families couldn’t afford the uniforms. In these situations, the Family Resource Center steps in and helps get uniforms. There are also times set aside, such as the Back to School Bash held July 31, where families can bring in old uniforms and donate them to other parents.
As a parent, Crump’s personal experience with uniforms has been nothing but positive. “It’s been a pretty good thing for the family,” he said. “It’s an easy routine.” That routine consists of buying the t-shirts at the school and buying khaki pants almost anywhere.
“School uniforms are pretty economical,” Crump said. Crump and his wife save money on uniforms for their three boys by buying at a discount rate, only allowing them to be worn during school hours and handing them down once each boy is done with them. Foushee said her main goal
regarding uniforms is to take away disruptions and concentrate education. “If anything becomes a problem about being a distraction, taking away from a students’ learning or causing a behavior problem, we address it,” she said. “But for the most part, students are doing a great job.”
MEADE COUNTY HEALTH TAXING DISTRICT 520 Hillcrest Dr., Brandenburg, Ky 40108
Summary Financial Statement
For Period Beginning July 1, 2009 and Ending June 30, 2010. Health Taxing Fund Revenues: Receipts and Cash:
Taxes (all categories) $361,486.69 Permits and Licenses $0 Payments in Lieu of Taxes $0 Intergovernmental Revenues $0 Charges for Services $0 Other Revenues $0 Interest Earned $1,426.57 Total Revenues $362,912.69
Carryover From Prior Fiscal Year $157,376.18 Bonded Debt $0 Transfers to Other Funds $0 Transfers from Other Funds $0 Borrowed Money (Notes) $0 Governmental Leasing Act $0 Total Receipts and Cash $157,376.18 Total Available $518,863.30 (sum of Total Receipts, Cash & Total Revenues)
Personnel Operations Administration Capital Outlay Debt Service Total Expenditures
$0 $232,870.00 $0 $18,008.71 $67,225.62 $318,104.33
Meade County Health Taxing District Membership
Board Members Judge Harry Craycroft Ms. Donna Livers Dr. William Denton Ms. Teri Pierce Dr. Charles Conley Ms. Jane Jordon Ms. Lisa Babb Dr. Todd Ray Ms. Margaret Fackler Ms. Amanda Brown Mr. Timothy Smith Ms. Charlotte Lawson Mr. Paul Schultz
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FEATURES Taking a dog-leg left into Eubank appliance history
Friday, August 20, 2010
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Doggone that Ed Buis anyway. If my wife Carol and I hadn’t stopped by to meet Eubank’s living legend, perhaps we wouldn’t have a new puppy who is rapidly chewing up our furniture. It all happened just this way. We were walking through the cemetery next to the old Eubank High recently when a collarless, cute and friendly pooch came up to us. Carol remarked that if we knew she didn’t have an owner, we should claim her. Meanwhile, we decide that while in town it might be interesting to step in the nearby Buis Appliance & Furniture. Being Somerset natives, we’d both heard of Ed Buis all our lives, mostly through advertisements for his business on Main, but had never met the man. We even wondered aloud if a person we senior citizens had been aware of in our teens could still be alive. We soon discover the 86-year-old silver-haired Casey County native is very much alive and looking dapper in stylish clothing with a western theme. It is also evident that the town’s resident historian has lots of stories to share. So, plans are made for an interview
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ABOVE from left: Shaun, Ed, Helen, Doug and Cris Buis outside the family business in Eubank. They will be celebrating 67 years on Main next month. session. Fast forward a week and I’m back in Eubank for what I anticipate will be a lengthy sit-down discussion with Ed and his family. Driving along the street, I see our doggie friend, still wandering around the cemetery. The Bentleys, a nice couple who live nearby, tell me the dog was abandoned after giving
birth to a litter of puppies. They say other neighbors have been feeding her and suggest she needs a permanent home away from the busy roadways, where she’s likely to be hit sooner or later. Long story short … the puppy has a new home in Lawrenceburg, Ky. The other long story out of Eubank, impossible to make short, involves the life and times of Ed Buis. I think we took a liking
to each other right away. Perhaps it had something to do with the fact I had served as editor of his hometown newspaper, The Casey County News, in the mid to late 70s. He has been a regular reader of the Casey News and the Commonwealth-Journal (where I got my start in journalism in 1970) for decades, according to his son, Doug. The story of how he came to start his business in Eubank has already been reported by another living
legend, the CommonwealthJournal’s Bill Mardis, so there’s no sense trying to improve on perfection. However, I ﬁnd it fascinating listening to him describe life in his beloved adopted hometown. It’s hard to imagine Eubank being home to 23 grocery stores in 1943, but he says that was the case when Main was a part of U. S. 27. Residents also had the option of traveling by bus or train to Somerset. Train tickets were 10 cents each way. His tales of providing customers with appliances when electricity was ﬁrst made available to the rural areas serve to remind me of the mid-1950s when I would accompany my dad on deliveries for the W. D. Gover Furniture Company in Somerset. I’ve never forgotten being at one very rural residence where my dad asked the lady of the house the time of day. She told her son to “go outside and look” and I could see him squinting as he stared up at the bright sun. “Looks like about 12:30, momma,” the boy said, thus introducing me to what my dad later explained was “sun time.” Despite being a handsome gentleman, Ed was on “slow time” in the matrimony department, remaining a bachelor until 1956 when he caught the eye of a pretty young widow working at
FirstState Bank. He points out that the marriage has survived despite the time his young bride, the former Helen Joyce Barron, fell for another man. With a twinkle in his eye, he explains how customers were invited to the store to watch shows when color televisions were ﬁrst introduced. A favorite was Bonanza, featuring the Cartwright boys, Little Joe, Hoss, and Adam. “My wife was pretty struck on Adam,” Ed said. Any possible jealousy on Ed’s part was probably negated by the fact nearly every person viewing the TV’s ordered one brought out to their home “Along with the best antenna you’ve got,” Ed recalled. Serving customers well has long been the policy of Ed and Helen Buis and is continuing through Doug, who is president of the company, and his two sons Shaun, 22, and Cris, 20. Next month, they will mark “67 years on Main” with an anniversary sale, offering big savings on everything in stock plus live entertainment, prize drawings and refreshments at Eubank City Park. The day can’t come soon enough for us. Goodness knows we could use some new furniture, and I’m sure the new puppy will appreciate having a taste of home.
We all scream for ice cream, even after all these years By Angela Shelf Medearis The Kitchen Diva
It’s hot, and like many of you, one of my favorite ways to cool off is with a bowl of ice cream. Vanilla ice cream continues to be America’s ﬂavor of choice. Ice cream’s origins are known to reach back as far as the second century B.C., although no speciﬁc date of origin or inventor has been indisputably credited with its discovery. We know that Alexander the Great enjoyed snow and ice ﬂavored with honey and nectar. Biblical references also show that King Solomon was fond of iced drinks during harvesting. During the Roman Empire, Nero Claudius Caesar (A.D. 54-86) frequently sent runners into the mountains for snow, which was then ﬂavored with fruits and juices. More than a thousand years later, Marco Polo returned to Italy from the Far East with a recipe that closely resembled what is now called sherbet. Historians estimate that this recipe evolved into ice cream sometime in the 16th century. England seems to have discovered ice cream at the same time, or perhaps even earlier, than the Italians. “Cream Ice,” as it was called, appeared regularly at the table of Charles I during the 17th century. It wasn’t until 1660 that ice cream was made available to the general public. The Sicilian Procopio introduced a recipe blending milk, cream, butter and eggs at Cafe Procope, the ﬁrst cafe in Paris.
The ﬁrst ofﬁcial account of ice cream in the New World comes from a letter written in 1744 by a guest of Maryland Governor William Bladen. Records kept by a Chatham Street, New York, merchant show that President George Washington spent approximately $200 for ice cream during the summer of 1790. President Thomas Jefferson’s slave chef, James Hemings, is said to have a favorite 18step recipe for an ice-cream delicacy that resembled a modern-day baked Alaska. Around 1800, insulated ice houses were invented. Manufacturing ice cream soon became an industry in America, pioneered in 1851 by a Baltimore milk dealer named Jacob Fussell. Due to ongoing technological advances, today’s frozen dairy production in the United States is more than 1.6 billion gallons annually. Wide availability of ice cream in the late 19th century led to new creations. In 1874, the American soda-fountain shop and the profession of the “soda jerk” emerged with the invention of the ice-cream soda. In response to religious criticism for eating “sinfully” rich ice-cream sodas on Sundays, ice-cream merchants left out the carbonated water and invented the icecream “Sunday” in the late 1890s. The name was eventually changed to “sundae” to remove any connection with the sabbath. Today, ice-cream machines make it easy for home cooks to prepare their favorite ﬂavor of this delicious, frozen dessert. Try this wonderful ice-cream
recipe, and beat the heat with a frozen treat Frozen custard ice cream Don’t let a favorite homemade ice cream using with raw eggs cramp your style with a possible food-borne illness. Substitute an eggbased ice-cream recipe made from a cooked, stirred custard, such as the following recipe and variations from the American Egg Board. 6 eggs 2 cups milk 3/4 cup sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 cups whipping cream 1 tablespoon vanilla 1. In medium saucepan, beat together eggs, milk, sugar and salt. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until mixture is thick enough to coat a metal spoon with a thin ﬁlm and reaches at least 160 F. Cool quickly by setting pan in ice or cold water and stirring for a few minutes. Cover and refrigerate until thoroughly chilled, at least one hour. 2. When ready to freeze, pour chilled custard, whipping cream and vanilla into 1-gallon ice-cream freezer container. Freeze, according to manufacturer’s directions, until ﬁrm. Makes 1 1/2 to 2 quarts. Variations: Banana Nut: Reduce vanilla to 1 1/2 teaspoons. Cook and cool as above. Stir three large ripe bananas, mashed, and 1/2 cup chopped, toasted pecans into custard mixture. Freeze as above. Chocolate: Add three squares (1 ounce each) un-
Canning those wonderful August harvests Jennifer Bridge Family & Consumer Science Oh how delicious are those wonderful August vegetables and fruits. In January, we think back with fondness on those juicy tomatoes of late summer, those sweet, sweet ears of corn and the ﬂeshy peaches. There is a way to enjoy the harvests of summer, by canning. Canning can be safe and economical when done properly, not to mention a source of pride for the effort.
According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s booklet on canning, if vegetables are handled properly and canned promptly after harvest, they can be more nutritious than fresh produce sold in local stores. First, start with the freshest of the harvest. These will make the best canning vegetables. Your county extension agent can suggest varieties of fruits and vegetables in your area that are best suited to canning. Canning within six to 12 hours after harvesting vegetables is a good rule of thumb. For best quality apricots, nectarines, peaches, pears and plums, ripen one or
more days between harvest and canning. If you must delay the canning of other fresh produce, keep it in a shady, cool place. How much should you can? Your county extension agent can help you determine the amount you might need for the size of your family and your personal tastes. Canning takes some work and care, but in the dead of winter when you are enjoying the “fruits” of your labor, it will all be worth it. Contact the Meade County Extension Ofﬁce for more information on the proper and safe ways to can your harvest.
sweetened chocolate to egg mixture. Cook, cool and freeze as above. Strawberry: Omit vanilla. Cook and cool as above. Partially freeze. Add 2 cups sweetened, crushed fresh strawberries. Complete freezing. *Ice cream historical facts courtesy of the International Dairy Foods Association, www.idfa.org. Angela Shelf Medearis is known as The Kitchen Diva and is the executive producer and host of “The Kitchen Diva!” cooking show on Hulu. com. Visit her Web site at www.divapro.com. Her new inspirational book is “Ten Ingredients for a Joyous Life and a Peaceful Home -- A Spiritual Memoir,” co-written with Pastor Salem Robinson, Jr. (www.dunnsmemorial.com).
ABOVE: Snow and ice was once enjoyed by Alexander the Great with honey and nectar. This refreshing treat, many years later, would evolve into the ice cream we are familiar with today.
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BUSINESS Artist creates walking canvases using the art of ink on skin
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When Adam Long is in the zone, the only thing he is focused on is creating the perfect tattoo on what he considers a “walking canvas.” Long is the owner of Unleashed Ink, a tattoo parlor that launched in Brandenburg three months ago. The business is located in a cozy four-room office right off the ByPass. The company gives its patrons a feeling unlike most tattoo parlors. “I try to keep the shop upscale with a modern design,” Long said. “I try to give everyone a warm welcoming environment. So it’s a good experience. If somebody is going to spend money to get a tattoo, I would rather them feel comfortable and want to be here.” From the beginning, Long knew he wanted to draw tattoos for a living and be his own boss. “I wasn’t going to start for somebody when I could start my own shop,” he said. Unleashed Ink can cater to almost any tattoo requests ranging from old school tattoos to modern style tattoos and from a small flower to full body tattoos. “We do pretty much everything,” Long said. “Though I really don’t have anyone here doing portraits yet.” Long added that Unleashed Ink is testing out the waters with portrait tattoos and pretty soon will be able to show off their talents in that area. The amount of time it takes to draw and fully shade a tattoo depends on the size. The time spent can range from 20 minutes to two months. But in the end, Long promises his company will not hurt the cus-
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ABOVE: Adam Long sits at the front desk at Unleashed Ink, a tattoo parlor that opened in Brandenburg three months ago. The business aims to give its patrons a good experience by working with customers to get what they exactly want and by offering a comfortable atmosphere. LEFT: Unleashed Ink can customize to any customer’s need, whether it be a small butterfly or a full back tattoo.
tomer during the process. “You do it as long as the customer will sit there and take it or as long as their body will take it,” Long said. “Because your body will only take so much before it starts to reject the ink.” Right as someone walks in the door, they see rows upon rows of picture books that showcases tattoos the staff has created. After looking through the books, it’s obvious that with their 10-plus years of experience, Unleashed Ink can promise its customers that they are true artists and can create exactly what the customer is looking for. As soon as someone requests a tattoo at Unleashed Ink, the team joins forces to
create exactly what the customer envisions. “Someone comes in, picks what they want or if they have an idea they can bring it to us,” Long said. “We try to collaborate to get a better idea of what they want.” Once they get an idea, Unleashed Ink draws a stencil of the tattoo. The stencil is then put through a machine. The artist then puts the outline on the person. Once they are ready, the tattoo artist begins to trace, shade and then finally, colors the tattoo. There have been times where customers have come in and had no idea what tattoo they wanted. “That’s when you collaborate with them and kind of pick their brains,” Long said. “You see what they want
to go with and then you sit there and sketch it out for them. That’s where you get custom tattoos.” Unleashed Ink goes above and beyond to ensure their customers that they won’t misspell any tattoos. “What you do is ask the customer to spell it,” Long said. “It’s true. If you’re going to get something they want a name on, you spell how they spell it because there are 10 different ways to spell one name.” Long has encountered some situations where he has had to fix other tattoo artist’s mistakes — some are minor and some he has to start from scratch. “Say somebody gets a tattoo, it’s messed up and someone can’t go in and fix
it,” Long said. “Basically what you have to do is start over.” According to Long, this process known as a “coverup” begins with creating a design to incorporate where they can cover the old tattoo. “So basically, you make the tattoo disappear with a different design,” Long said. “It’s all in technique and how you hide it. You kind of make it blend it with the other tattoo, but you also have to make it go away.” Long knows the stigmas that come along with getting a tattoo, so he always tries to work with his customers when they are trying to select a tattoo. “It’s a big decision,” he said. “You’ve got to sit there and think about it. I don’t care if somebody stands here for 30 minutes. I would rather then think about it and get what they want, instead of ‘Oh, just put that on me.’” There have been situations where people have wanted tattoos that won’t necessari-
ly fit on a portion of the body that they want. “That’s when you have to explain to them what will make it look right,” Long said. “They come in and want some big, silly design or something like that and you know it’s not going to look right — well that’s your name and reputation. You’ve got to talk to them and explain if we do it this way, we’ll make it look right.” The best part of Long’s job comes when he sees the finalized product on someone’s body. “It’s a good feeling,” he said. “You’re putting artwork on somebody and they’re displaying it to everybody.” Unleashed Ink is open from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Wednesday-Friday, noon to 9 p.m. on Saturday and from noon to 6 p.m. on Sunday. For more information or to schedule an appointment visit its Facebook page, call them at 270-422-4658 or email them at unleashedink@ live.com.
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ABOVE: Celebrating Goin’ Postal’s grand opening in Flaherty are (left to right): Russ Powell, Meade County Chamber of Commerce; Chuck Eubank, Mike Jones, Debbie Jones, Amanda Powers, and Amela Taylor, all of Goin’ Postal; and Geoff Schnurle of Western Union. Staff Report The News Standard Goin’ Postal celebrated the grand opening of two locations last week. The shipping center opened one at 4225 Flaherty Road in Flahery and a second location in Bran-
denburg at 1965-B Brandenburg Road. Staff members treated visitors to a tour of the facilities and refreshments. Office hours for both locations are Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Saturdays 8 a.m. until 1 p.m.
The store offers packaging and shipping with FedEx, UPS and USPS. Also offered are the services of Western Union. Goin’ Postal also offers public faxing, copies, laminating, notary services, personal mailbox rentals, and stamps.
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AGRICULTURE Lower crop yields plaguing Kentucky farmers this year
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Although this year ’s unusually damp and tepid weather have lead to an early harvest of some crops, the overall affect has been detrimental according to a press release from the United States Department of Agriculture last week. This year ’s lacking yield for crops such as corn, soybeans and tobacco could mean less cash in the pockets of local farmers, Meade County Extension Office Agent Andy Mills said. “What’s going to happen is that farmers are going to make less money this year,” Mills said. “That’s why not everyone are farmers, there’s a risk. If we knew we would have ideal weather, there wouldn’t be as much risk. Weather dictates plant growth and plant growth dictates yield.” Harvests of a week to 10 days earlier than usual can help maintain current quality. However, overall early crop yields reported by
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Soybeans are one of several crops affected by this year’s arid and tepid weather. Kentucky farmers so far indicate the numbers are down 10 percent form last year. Though the lower yields indicate a lower average comparatively over the past five years, they don’t reflect a dismal forecast for Kentucky farmers, rather a fluctuation of yearly variations. “It’s not going to be as
bad as 2007,” Mills said. Last year was a good year for crop yields, he added. Weather conditions not only affect crops, but also indirectly affect local cattle producers. Tepid temperatures and scarce rainfall have withered local pastures, rendering them less beneficial and in many cases dried
lack of calcium that commonly occurs in tomatoes but can also affect eggplant, peppers and many cucurbits. Blossom end rot spots develop into dark brown, leathery decays that may affect half of the tomato. Calcium is an essential part of the chemical “glue” that binds cells together within the fruit. When fruits are enlarging rapidly, sufﬁcient amounts of calcium do not reach the end of the fruit. This causes cells to come apart, resulting in a rot or decay in that area. Calcium does not move easily from other plant parts, so any disruption in the plant’s uptake can result in a deﬁciency. Soils in Kentucky are rarely deﬁcient in calcium, but water plays a critical role in the plant’s uptake and distribution of calcium. So maintaining an even supply of moisture is important in controlling blossom end rot. However, to be sure that a soil is not calcium-deﬁcient, soil tests should be taken, and if needed, it can be applied as lime prior to planting.
Irrigate plants as needed, and use mulch to conserve soil moisture. Irrigate on a consistent basis. Don’t allow plants to become stressed from too much or too little water. Avoid wetting foliage as much as possible as this could encourage fungal and bacterial diseases to develop on the plant. Trickle or drip irrigation is an excellent way of getting water to plants without the risk of wetting the foliage or splashing soil onto the foliage which can also lead to disease problems. In addition, excessive amounts of ammonium tend to depress a plant’s calcium uptake. Avoid using urea or fertilizers high in ammonium. Instead, choose fertilizers high in nitrate. Calcium nitrate is an excellent nitrogen fertilizer, although it is more expensive than other nitrogen sources. For more information on how to keep diseases from dampening your gardening enthusiasm, contact the Meade County Cooperative Extension Service.
up, according to Mills. “Cow, horse and goat farmers will be feeding hay earlier,” Mills said. “Cows are receiving lower quality nutrients during
this part of the year. Ideally, what farmers should do is supplementally feed their calves and cows. If they’re receiving a poor quality forage, which most of them probably are, then they should receive a supplemental feeding.” The lack of nutrition has a trickle down affect with possible detriment stemming from cows to their calves. When spring calves begin to wean, weaning weights may be lower, which means farmers may receive less money when they sell their calves. Also, fall calves could have less than desirable body conditions. Mills said during 2008 the breeding season and pregnancy dates were strung out. He added that breeding seasons following a drought results in an extended consequent calving season. Variations in calves’ ages
will be one of the longstanding affects of this year’s arid conditions. “Drought usually hurts us for at least a year,” Mills said. Local tobacco farmers will probably also feel the brunt of this year’s weather related crop afﬂictions, he added. “Tobacco farmers are going to have a little less yield, probably,” Mills said. High levels of moisture are necessary during the topping stage of the tobacco growing process which plants are currently in — a commodity not afforded by current weather conditions. Certain farmers may be eligible for economic recovery for weather related damages, according to Mills. “Crop insurance could kick in and probably will kick in for soybean crops,” he said. “Probably not so much for corn, but definitely for soybeans.”
How to divide perennials Andy Mills Ag & Natural Resources If your perennials aren’t putting on their usual show this spring, it may be time to dig and divide. Perennials need space, and once they become crowded, blooms can become smaller and infrequent. Dividing the plants to create more room usually restores their vigor. Spring is a good time to divide many perennials. If you are unsure about the timing, here is a good rule of thumb. If the plant blooms in the spring, divide it after it blooms or in the fall. If the plant blooms in the summer or fall, divide it in the spring. Perennials grow from underground structures like ﬂeshy roots, rhizomes or bulbs. This is the part of the plant that needs to be divided. Dig up the plant, remove old leaves and shake off loose dirt to expose the underground parts. Gently pull or cut the plant apart into several sections making sure each section has some recent growth at the top. Use one section to replace the original plant and set it in so that the crown is just at soil level. You can use the remaining “new” plants created from your divisions to expand your landscaping or share with gardening friends and relatives. A fun way to get the most from your extra perennials is to organize a plant exchange in your neighborhood, civic organization, workplace or school. Encourage participants to label their contributions and provide information such as whether the plants prefer full sun or partial shade. Not only will you get new acquisitions for your home landscape, but you may even make a new gardening friend. For more information on horticultural topics, contact the Meade County Cooperative Extension Service. Nothing can ruin a mouth watering tomato more than reaching for one on the vine only to ﬁnd an ugly, ﬂattened spot on it. If the ugly spot is located on the fruit opposite the stem end, it is likely blossom end rot, a disease caused by a
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Kentuckian Livestock Market - Owensboro, KY • KY Dept of Ag-USDA Market News • Monday, August 16, 2010 Receipts 417 Last week 253 Last year 202 ***AD-Average Dressing, HD-High Dressing, LD-Low Dressing Compared to last Monday: Slaughter cows and bulls 1.00 to 2.00 higher. Feeder steers and heifers steady to firm. Feeder Steers Medium and Large: 1-2: 300-400 lbs 132.50135.00; 400-500 114.50-130.00; 500-600 lbs 110.50-119.50; 600-700 lbs 101.00-105.00. Medium and Large 2 500-600 lbs 107.00-107.50 Groups of 20 or more: 25 head 564 lbs 118.75 mstlyblk. Feeder Holstein Steers Large: 3: No Test
Feeder Heifers Medium and Large: 1-2: 200-300 lbs 112.50122.00; 300-400 lbs 108.00-118.00; 400-500 lbs 103.00116.00; 500-600 lbs 101.00-110.75; 600-700 lbs 96.50104.75. Medium and Large 2 300-400 lbs 101.00-106.00; 400-500 lbs 98.00-106.00 500-600 lbs 92.50-97.50. Feeder Bulls Medium and Large: 1-2: 300-400 lbs 123.00126.50; 400-500 lbs 111.50-126.00 Fancy 130.00; 500-600 lbs 102.50 111.50; 600-700 lbs 96.50-100.00. Medium and Large 2: 300-400 lbs 111.00-115.00; 400-500 lbs 106.50-109.50. Slaughter Cows: %Lean Weight AD HD LD Breaker 75-80 985-1595 58.50-63.50 67.50-70.00 55.00-56.50
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Slaughter Bulls: Yld Grd Weight Carcass Boning % AD HD 1 1645-2080 79-81 72.00-77.00 2 1375-1950 75-78 63.50-68.00 Stock Cows: No test Stock Cows and Calves Medium and Large: No Test Stock Bulls: Large 1 Angus 1810 lbs 73.00 per cwt.
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MCHS FALL SPORTS PREVIEWS The News Standard will have its annual Meade County Greenwave football preview next week. Get the team roster, schedule and in depth coverage before the team’s home opener against Anderson County on Aug. 27.
The issue will also have the cheer team’s season preview and team photo. ON DECK Aug. 20 Lady Waves Freshmen Volleyball @ LaRue Co. Freshmen Tournament TBA Aug. 21 Cross County Scrimmage North Hardin
Greenwave JV/V Soccer @ Owensboro Apollo 6/7:30 p.m. Lady Waves Golf @ Grayson Co. Invite
Lady Waves JV/V Soccer @ Bardstown 10/11:30 a.m. Aug. 23 Lady Waves Golf Elizabethtown @ Elizabeth Country Club TBA
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Volleyball opens season with a winning record MC off to a good start with wins over district foes By Ben Achtabowski The News Standard The Meade County Lady Waves volleyball team had their best start in two years as they opened their ﬁrst full week with a 6-3 record. Two of the wins have come against district teams, Breckinridge and Hancock counties. “It’s unusual to play both district teams this early in the season,” said Meade County head coach Jennifer Smith. “Breckinridge is going to give us a tough
time this year.” The Lady Waves had an early-season wake up call during their second game of the season when they beat district rival Breckinridge County Lady Tigers in three sets 25-10, 24-26, 25-19 on Aug 12. After rolling through the Lady Tigers 25-10 during the ﬁrst game, the Lady Tigers forced the third game after coming back and winning 26-24 in the second game. “We fell apart,” junior setter Rebecca Clark said about the second game. “I don’t know what happened. We just messed up everything and we played like we did in seventh grade.” During the ﬁrst game,
Meade County dominated the Lady Tigers by jumping to a 12-4 lead after sophomore outside hitterLeah Cannady served three straight points. The Lady Waves then went up 18-6 before ﬁnishing off the game by outscoring Breckinridge 7-3. The Lady Tigers fought back in the second match and built an 8-2 lead before Smith called a timeout. “They got cocky and they got lazy,” she said of her Meade County team. “I don’t think they were tired and they totally took the second game lightly.” The Lady Waves had plenty of unforced errors during the game, including See RECORD, page B4
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LeAnna Luney (left) and Rachel Powers team up to block a Breckinridge County kill.
Cross country battles more than just the heat
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Aug. 24 Greenwave JV/V Soccer Corydon 5:30 p.m. Aug. 26 Lady Waves Golf PRP
Lady Waves Soccer @ Souther HS 5:30 p.m. Lady Waves F/JV/V Volleyball North Hardin 5:30/6:30/7:30 p.m. Aug. 27 Greenwave Football Anderson County
GOLF SCORES CENTRAL HARDIN 172, MEADE COUNTY 177 Results from Monday’s match at the Doe Valley Country Club: Meade County (177) Chad Lancaster, 42 Dustin McMahan, 43 Chase Garris, 45 Matt Hewlett, 47 Brian Carter, 48 Blake Hardesty, 52 Ethan Wright, 53 Taylor Bartlett, 60 Tyler Adams, 65
ABOVE: Tyler Blair (right) runs with the lead pack during last year’s region meet. LEFT: Tiffany Brown is the girls top returning runner.
Meade County teams ﬁght heat, key losses and tough region this season Ben Achtabowski The News Standard
Of any fall sports team this season, the heat has affected the Meade County cross country team the most. In a sport where running is the main — and pretty much the only — objective, practice can sometimes be daunting with heat indexes leaping into triple digits. “It’s hard to tell what we
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.
First ever MAC Tri test locals’ endurance
have right now,” said Meade County cross country head coach Larry Garner. “Because of the heat, we’ve been running the halls of the high school more than anything. It’s hard to tell where we are as a team.” Meade County has had only a handful of outside practices, while being relegated to indoor practices See HEAT, page B3
Allmendinger wants to be top guy for Petty By Monte Dutton NASCAR This Week A.J. Allmendinger hasn’t enjoyed many NASCAR weekends as successful as the one he just completed in Watkins Glen, N.Y. The Los Gatos, Calif., native was highly successful in the Champ Car World Series, but the Sprint Cup Series has been a struggle since he joined Team Red Bull in 2007 and Richard Petty Motorsports in 2009. Allmendinger ﬁnished 24th in the 2009 Sprint Cup point standings and currently resides in 22nd place. Just days after Petty
and Foster Gillett of RPM announced that Allmendinger’s contract as driver of the No. 43 Ford has been extended, he celebrated by ﬁnishing fourth in the Heluva Good at the Glen. His career best, by the way, was a third in the 2009 Daytona 500. “We are deﬁnitely not where we want to be ... right now, but I see the potential and want to keep building a team around me that continues to get better,” said Allmendinger, 28. “We want to reach a point where we See TOP, page B4
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With Kasey Kahne leaving after this season, A.J. Allmendinger wants to be the “top guy” at Richard Petty Motorports.
Those who have worked out all summer long in the heat, the payoff is ﬁnally here for Meade Countians to show off their physical prowess. Tomorrow, the Meade County Activities Center (MAC) will hold its ﬁrst ever “mini-triathlon” which tests endurance skills in swimming, biking and running. This ﬁrst ever event is to promote the Meade County Activities Center and overall health and wellness of Meade County. As of Wednesday, there have been 81 competitors signed up. Including three-person teams, there will be close to 100 participants during the event held at the Doe Valley Swim and Tennis Club. “This event only reafﬁrms that this community wants a ﬁtness center,” said the triathlon coordinator Meg King. “The community response has been great. Everyone has been really enthused and it shows the spirit of ﬁtness in the community.” This is just another addition to the MAC events of the past year. Earlier in the year there was a MAC Gala where Kentucky pro golfer Kenny Perry spoke, and the week after the Kentucky Derby there was the Derbypalooza 5K run/walk. “All the MAC events have been so successful,” King said. “This will just be another addition.” Though the event is new, its roots go back nearly 10 years ago when a group of friends had a Jimbo DeVries Triathlon on the same Doe Valley area course. King suggested to John DeVries to reintroduce the triathlon as a MAC event. “He was all for it,” King said. “It was a fun event then and I think it will be a fun event (tomorrow).” The 11 directors of MAC were on board and now there are more than 25 volunteers helping the event tomorrow. “So many people have helped,” King said. “Stephanie Parker has been a big help with registration. Of course, John DeVries has too. There have been so many people involved that have brought their talents to help this event.” The triathlon is slated to start at 7:30 a.m. tomorrow morning at the Doe Valley Swim and Tennis Club. The event includes a See FIRST, page B3
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Meade County teams gear up for 2010 fall season
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TOP: The Meade County Lady Waves soccer team kicked off their season this week. The Lady Wave soccer players are Darla West, Devon Rowe, Marissa Moorman, Shelby Miller, Lindsey Burchett, Ashley Collins, Chelsey Clayborn, Kiana Rupe, Megan Presley, Kristin Benton, Erin Benton, Shelby Winstead, Lindsey Fackler, Brittany Spencer, Allie Backstrom, Megan Speaks, Katelyn Cucino and Kristie Ingram. ABOVE: The 2010 Meade County Cross Country team poses for a team photo. Check B3 for the roster.
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mentality by preparing during the off-season. “I feel amazing. This is From page B1 the ﬁrst of six summers where I actually ran,” Blair for most of their early season said, who was a state qualitraining. The team hopes ﬁer for last spring’s state that cooler September tem- track 3,200-meter run. “I peratures will make for a feel so much better. I probharder training regimen. ably can run the same pace “We don’t start difﬁcult as last year. workouts until Septem“I have to be a leader this ber,” Garner said. “We had year for the younger guys. a practice meet I had to push and we looked myself and 2010 Meade alright. It’s just become betCounty cross hard to tell right ter. So, I kept country roster now.” working durBoys Bates, Nathan Another ing the sumdaunting task Blair, Tyler mer as an exGarner and his Bowen, Zach ample.” team will have Breeds, Tyler Blair will to overcome is Buckman, Noah get help from the loss of qual- Fuson, Ben his senior Gonsalves, Jarrett ity runners incounterpart, Hamilton, Levi cluding six of Howard, Jonathan Zach Bowen, the 10 top girl King, Jordan who was the runners and Machine, Thomas team’s second three of the top Mattingly, Jordan best runner boys runners. last year. He McDaniel, Brock Meade County Milliner, Mason ﬁnished 30th was one of two Strickland, Will during the cross country Strobel, Evan state meet last programs in the Waldecker, Dakota season. state that ﬁn- Whelan, Jesse “Zach has ished both the Wright, Matt always run boys and girls Girls well over the Brown, Tiffany teams in the top Buttram, Camille summer,” ten. The other Frye, Adalia Garner said. was perennial Hurd, Michaela “He’s always cross country King, Hannah been the lead monolith Da- Medley, Hayley guy for us in viess County. practice so far. Miles, Mallory The boys ﬁn- Morgan, Nancy If we can have ished seventh Neal, Kaylea him running in the state and Perry, Brooke well, we’ll be were led by Sean Poole, Adrienne in really good Breeds who ﬁn- Porter, Daisy position.” ished 19th in the Powers, Mary Kate While the Stanﬁeld, Marley state individually. top two posiTimmons, Destiny “On the guys tions are set, side we’re junior Danot going to have Sean kota Waldecker is the third Breeds,” Garner said. “We strongest runner. Filling out don’t have a top runner the rest of the team could be that could ﬁnish in the top a number of runners such ten (individuals).” as freshman Nathan Bates, With no clear-cut stand- freshman Tyler Breeds, juout on the team, teamwork nior Jarrett Gonsalves, juwill be paramount accord- nior Jordan King and freshing to Garner. man Thomas Machine. “The focus of them is can Gonsalves and Machine they run as a team,” he said. ran track last spring and “They are going to have to look to improve this season. pack together and work “Both of those guys came as a team. Last year, the out for track and now are guys just went out and ran doing cross country,” Garand ﬁnished seventh in the ner said. “He (Gonsalves) state. This year, we’re going looked really good this past to have to work hard.” week. I deﬁnitely see him In other words, they will ﬁghting for a varsity spot.” carry over the same ‘wolf Last season’s No. 8 runner pack’ mantra the team had was Tyler Breeds — Sean last year. Breeds’ younger brother “I’ve heard (wolf pack) — and will have to step up once already,” Garner said his game if the team wants about the team’s focus. “It another top 10 ﬁnish. may be more important this “Tyler Breeds was the year than it was last year.” eighth guy on the team and Senior Tyler Blair has didn’t run in the region or helped feed the wolf pack state competition,” Garner
First From page B1 a 350-meter swim, an 8-mile bike ride and a 2.2 mile run. The distances may seem short compared to other sprint triathlons, but this course is not for the faint of heart. With the Marina Hill in the wake of the ﬁnal few miles of the bike ride and
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the ﬁrst mile of the run, this course is challenging. “Some people say ‘Oh, I can do a 2 mile run,’” King said. “But it’s not that easy. A lot of the course is up hill.” The swim leg opens the race at the Doe Valley swimming pool. Contestants will swim seven laps (one lap equals down the back the length of the 25-meter pool) in the pool to make up a 350-meter swim. Each swimmer is
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said. “We’re deﬁnitely look- She anchored the team, ing at him to jump in and ﬁll which ended up placing some of those spots.” ﬁrst in the region. Despite the uncertainty “That was a big conGarner has on the boys ﬁdence boost to her last team, Garner still feels year,” Garner said. “She ran there’s a lot of potential. anchor and ﬁnished ﬁrst in “I had a parent tell me the region. She’s a lot more last year that we were go- conﬁdent now. She knows ing to be better this year,” she’s the top girl.” he said. “I think that could The only other runners be true if everything works who have some experience out. We could be better — are juniors Marley Stanﬁeld guys and girls.” and Destiny Timmons. The girls team has taken “There’s a lot of question the biggest hit from gradu- marks,” Garner said. “Last ation. The team lost Kim year, I knew what was goDukes, Shelby Jenkins and ing to happen and what we Cynthia Smith. The girls had. This year I know we also will not be returning can be as good, but there’s the team’s top runner ju- so many uncertainties.” nior April Level. With so many doubts Senior veteran Tiffany for both the girls and boys Brown, who has ran cross teams, Garner has develcountry and track for ﬁve oped a program that tends years, is the team’s top run- to reload rather than rebuild. ner and leader. This season is no different. “I’m glad to ﬁnally be “The guys have the pothe leader and not be tential of being as good as pushed around,” Brown they were last year,” he said. said who ﬁnished 68th at “But we’re having to rely on the state meet last season. new people and freshmen. “This year is going to be So it’s kind of a coin toss a lot different without the right now. We could ﬁnish seniors here. It seems like top ﬁve in the state or we something’s missing.” could not even qualify at Helping all. That’s how Brown, will be tough our re2010 Meade freshman Kaygion is.” County cross lea Neal. St. Xavier and country schedule “She’s been Aug. 21 Butler are two of by far the best Scrimmage with North the top teams in girl we’ve had,” Hardin the state, while Garner said. Sept. 4 Meade County “But knowing Shelby County will battle it out Tiffany’s com- Invitational for third place petitiveness I Sept. 18 against Male don’t see her Trinity/Valkyrie and Manual. allowing that. Invitational On the girls So, I’m hoping Sept 25. side, Meade DuPont Manual they will run County is lookInvitational together and Oct. 9 ing for yet anpush each other North Hardin other region to get better.” runner-up ﬁnInvitational Neal and Oct. 16 ish. Brown are run- Fast Cats Invitational “We’re lookning partners at Daviess County ing for top two during prac- Oct. 23 in the region,” Franklin Simpson tice. Garner said of “She runs Invitational the girls team. a lot differ- Oct. 28 “That top 10 ent than me,” Conference Meet at spot is where I Brown said of home want this proOct 30 Neal. “She ac- Middle School state gram to stay. tually looks like Championship Our expectaa cross country Nov. 6 tions are still runner. She’s Regionals at E.P. Tom high.” all relaxed and Sawyer State Park The Meade I’m like ‘Oh, are Nov. 13 County cross you ever going State Meet at Lexingcountry teams to get tired?’ ton Horse Park don’t start the I’m more of the Nov. 27 bulk of their track runner, Footlocker South Reseason until but she pushes gional in Charlotte, N.C the ﬁrst week me.” of September Neal gained when they travsome much needed experi- el to Shelby County for the ence last spring when she Shelby County Invitational. was a quick substitute for Check future issues of The the 4x800-meter relay dur- News Standard for results ing the region track meet. of this season’s meets.
TOP: Kaylea Neal may be the girls cross country team’s best runner this year. ABOVE: Zach Bowen ﬁnished 30th last year at the state meet and helped the boys cross country team ﬁnish seventh in the state.
placed with a swimmer similar to their same pace. “The swim part may take a while,” King said. “There are only two swimmers per lane. So it may take close to an hour and a half.” The bike portion of the race will take participants down Doe Valley Road onto State Highway 933, and then a quick left turn onto Long Branch Road for a straight ride midway through the course.
marina is tough,” King said. “You just have to keep your mind set and go at a steady pace.” The final leg consists of the 2.2 run — with the first bit up hill. The loop takes runners on Bethel Church Road and back into the Doe Valley Swim and Tennis club area. There are around 25 volunteers, including 18 volunteers throughout the course. At the end of
While on Long Branch road, event coordinators warn cyclists to watch for the bumpy train track crossing. Riders are to take the crossing slowly over the rails to prevent damage to the bike or rider. The final three miles include a grueling climb up Marina Hill and then finally coming to a coast to the start/finish line in front of the Doe Valley club. “The hill right past the
the race there will be food and drinks, along with an award ceremony. “We are going to give certificates for fun little things like ‘Who had the most bike trouble,’” King said. “It will be a fun time.” Registration for the event begins at 6:30 a.m. and will go through 8 a.m. Individuals can sign up for $25 while teams can sign up for $35 dollars.
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Hydration is critical to ward off heat illness in athletes Recent U.S. heat wave prompts calls for regular water consumption during vigorous activities Submitted by AOSSM Rosemont, Ill. — As America’s young people gear up for organized football, soccer and baseball practices
this August, record high temperature forecasts have prompted medical experts to call for drinking water: more, early and often. “To stay active and healthy, young athletes need plenty of the right kinds of fluids,” said Marjorie J. Albohm, MS, ATC, a member of the STOP Sports Injuries campaign and president of the National Athletic Trainer’s Association. “Staying hydrated is extremely important because water is
what delivers oxygen to the muscles, providing fuel for grueling summer workouts.” The STOP Sports Injuries campaign launched this spring by the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) and a coalition of other health-related organizations—aims to arm the public with information and tools to prevent, recognize and treat the long-term consequences of sports overuse and trauma
Breckinridge at home Sept. 9 starting at 7:30 p.m.
“They’re a really good team,” Smith said of Caldwell. “They have nine seniors on the team. They’re really experienced and have great coaching. We really came together though. They served well, they covered each other, and they did everything perfect.” During the opening round of the single elimination gold bracket, Meade County lost to Tates Creek 25-23, 25-20. “They carried it over to the Tates Creek game, but Tates was just too much for us,” Smith said. “We did awesome though. I’m really happy with the way we played.” Senior middle hitter Tiffany Filburn had a monster weekend with a total of 42 kills, 13 digs, nine aces and eight blocks. Junior setter Rebecca Clark had 65 assists, seven aces and three kills, and junior outside hitter Rachel Pow-
injuries to children. “Whenever young people are outside playing or practicing in the heat, they need lots of fluids to replace what their bodies are losing through sweating,” said leading heat illness researcher and professor of kinesiology at the University of Connecticut, Doug Casa, PhD, ATC, FNATA, FACSM. “If the body isn’t replenished, dehydration can occur and increase the risk of a serious heat illness
like heat stroke.” Casa, Albohm and other sports experts warn coaches, trainers, parents and athletes to diligently monitor their conditions, being especially mindful of the symptoms of heat illness: • Chills • Dark-colored urine • Dizziness • Dry mouth • Headaches • Muscle cramps • Thirst • Weakness.
Those young people just beginning summer practices for organized sports—like football, baseball and soccer—are particularly vulnerable to suffering some form of heat illness. Casa recommends that young people drink at least eight ounces of fluids—such as water, juice, or sports drinks like Gatorade— before beginning outdoor activities, and up to five ounces more every 20 minutes during the activity.
Record From page B1 several net touches, which gave the Lady Tigers the lead, 24-23, late in the game. Breckinridge County closed out the second game with two straight points to win, 26-24. “I’m trying to block that game out,” Smith said. “They (the referees) were really watching the net. That’s something that I don’t know how to fix other than just work on not touching the net.” The Lady Waves bounced back in the third set and held Breckinridge County to only one lead the entire game. Meade County had a 6-3 run to win the game and sophomore defensive specialist Mikhaela Perry ended the game with an ace. She finished with six digs, two aces and two kills. “I know she’s a sophomore, but I’m so confident in her,” Smith said. “Her serving was awesome and she really made the difference of the game.” Meade County is now 14-0 against Breckinridge County since entering the same district in 2004. “Us beating Breckinridge County since forever is not a good thing,” Smith said “Now we have it in our heads that we can’t lose to them. It’s very possible we can lose to them since we have to play them two more times.” Meade County will play
Top From page B1 compete for a win every weekend and hopefully, eventually, get a championship. That is the goal.” A championship is certainly a long way off, but Allmendinger doesn’t shy away from the task at hand. He said he talked to other teams, but decided to remain at RPM, in part, because of Kasey Kahne’s departure at season’s end. Allmendinger wants to be “the guy.” “Yeah, that was a big selling point,” he said. “I am ready to be a leader of this race team. It’s something that I thrive on and excites me every day to know that I can be the guy. I have the confidence in myself to know I can lead this team and represent it to the best
Meade makes the gold bracket at Apollo The Lady Waves competed in the Summer Slam at Owensboro Apollo last weekend and went 2-3 and made the gold bracket elimination round. They lost their opening game to Warren East in three sets (15-25, 25-18, 2516) and then rattled off two straight wins against Hancock County (25-14, 25-19) and Henderson County (15-25, 25-15, 26-24). “We still made a lot of the same mistakes the first three games,” Meade County head coach Jennifer Smith said. “Then against Caldwell, everything just clicked. They lost, but they probably played the best game all season.” Against No. 20 ranked Caldwell County, the Lady Waves lost 25-20, 25-19. of its abilities.” After finishing fourth at Watkins Glen, Allmendinger said, “The car was really strong all day. We didn’t have anything for the ‘42’ (Juan Montoya). He was on another planet. But for the others (runner-up Kurt Busch and third-place Marcos Ambrose), I felt like maybe we had something for them. “It was a solid day. It was a good day in the pits. We need to build on this. It’s really cool to sign a multi-year deal and have a great weekend.” Monte Dutton has covered motorsports for The Gaston (N.C.) Gazette since 1993. He was named writer of the year by the National Motorsports Press Association in 2008. His blog NASCAR This Week (http://nascar.rbma.com) features all of his reporting on racing, roots music and life on the road. E-mail Monte at email@example.com.
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ABOVE: LeAnna Luney spikes the ball over a Corydon Central opponent on Monday. TOP LEFT: Rachel Johnson passes the ball to a teammate against Breckinridge on Aug. 12. ers added 20 kills, three bocks, three digs and two aces. Sophomore outside hitter Selena Burton had 19 digs, three aces and two kills during the weekend. Meade beats Indiana rival Meade County won 3 of
4 games against Indiana visitor Corydon Central, 25-19-25-18, 23-25, 25-18 on Monday’s home opener. Senior middle hitter Tiffany Filburn led the Lady Waves with 20 kills, 16 digs, five aces and two blocks. Junior setter Rebecca Clark added 41 assists, 26
digs and six kills, while junior middle hitter LeAnna Luney recorded eight kills, two bocks and two assists. Sophomore outside hitter Leah Cannady had seven kills, five digs and an assist. On Tuesday, Meade County beat Bullitt East 2325, 25-17, 25-12.
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The News Standard - B5
By Mick Harper
1. Name two of the six bands Rod Stewart was with before he went solo. 2. In 1973, an album came out in gold vinyl. Name the group and the album? 3. Which artist released “What’s Going On?” and when? 4. Which 1950s heartthrob was responsible for hits such as “De De Dinah,” “You Excite Me” and “Venus”? 5. Name the artist who released “Lightnin’ Strikes.” 6. “Gloria,” “Redondo Beach” and “Birdland” all came from which Patti Smith album?
Answers: 1. Five Dimensions, The Hoochie Coochie Men, Soul Agents, Shotgun Express, The Jeff Beck Group and Faces. Stewart went solo in late 1969 with his first album, “An Old Raincoat Won’t Ever Let You Down,” released in the U.S. as “The Rod Stewart Album.” 2. Grand Funk Railroad’s “We’re An American Band.” The album was the band’s first under its shortened name, “Grand Funk.” 3. Marvin Gaye, in 1971. The song topped the R&B charts and hit No. 2 on the pop charts. 4. Frankie Avalon. He started performing at the age of 12. 5. Lou Christie, in 1965. Of all of Christie’s singles, it’s the only one that hit No. 1. 6. Her first album, “Horses,” in 1975. (c) 2010 King Features Synd., Inc.
By Fifi Rodriguez
1. U.S. STATES: What time zone is the state of Alabama in? 2. LANGUAGE: What does the Greek prefix “crypto” mean? 3. SCIENCE: What does an ichthyologist study? 4. MOVIES: What was the name of the spaceship in the film “Alien”? 5. ABBREVIATIONS: What was the abbreviation D.A.R. stand for? 6. MUSIC: Who wrote the Beatles’ song “Here Comes the Sun”? 7. MEASUREMENTS: The word “octennial” refers to a period of how many years? 8. MATH: What is an improper fraction? 9. GEOGRAPHY: What did the African nation of Burkina Faso used to be called? 10. RELIGION: What was Pope John Paul II’s real name? Answers: 1. Central 2. Hidden 3. Fish 4. Nostromo 5. Daughters of the American Revolution 6. George Harrison
7. Eight years 8. A fraction where the numerator is greater than or equal to its denominator. 9. Upper Volta 10. Karol Wojtyla
(c) 2010 King Features Synd., Inc.
Paws Corner By Fifi Rodriguez Cat’s Aim Is Off the Mark
DEAR PAW’S CORNER: We adopted a 2-year-old spayed female cat. “Trudy” has a problem when she pees in her litter box. She tends to spray over the top of the box. Someone suggested a covered cat box, so I found two at garage sales. She still pees to the back, and the pee drips down the back of the box where it clips on. Why is she doing this? I use litter she likes. Is this just a habit, or should I take her to the vet and get checked out? We really don’t want to take her back just because of this. She is so sweet. Is there anything else we can do? — Linda D., via e-mail DEAR LINDA: It’s always worth a trip to the veterinarian just to rule out any health problems. If Trudy checks out OK, there may not be much else to do after that. I’ve seen cats before that sprayed over the top of their litter boxes. In one case it was a dominant male in a three-cat household that clearly wanted everyone to know this was his box. He refused to use a covered box and would pee outside of the one that was installed, so his owner put the old box back and built a splash guard — cardboard wrapped with foil — that drained back into the litter box. That cat loved spraying on the splash guard all the more because of the sound of water hitting the tinfoil. Trudy does not appear to have this problem. She’s not refusing her litter box, which is very good. Don’t take her back because of this minor issue. If the veterinarian doesn’t find anything wrong, continue to rinse the litter box top after every cleaning, and perhaps rig a splash-guard system that prevents the urine from collecting in the rim. Have a question about your pet? Contact Sam at ask@pawscorner. com, or write to Paw’s Corner, c/o King Features Weekly Service, P.O. Box 536475, Orlando, FL 32853-6475. Find more pet advice and resources at www.pawscorner.com. (c) 2010 King Features Synd., Inc.
B6 - The News Standard
Friday, August 20, 2010
Celebrity Extra By Cindy Elavsky
Q: One of my favorite reality shows is “The Real Housewives” series on Bravo. I especially love Bethenny Frankel on the New York series, and I wondered if that show and/ or Bethenny would be back? — Michele M., Bel Air, Md. A: I spoke with Bethenny recently, and she told me she has no plans to return to the “Real Housewives.” In her words: “I very highly doubt I will go back to ‘Housewives.’ I don’t see any reason or upside for that.” Besides, Lindsay Pulsipher Bethenny is pretty busy these days as a new mom, a newlywed and promoting her “Body by Bethenny” workout DVD. And if you are wondering how she shed all that baby weight, it’s simple: “[The weight] came off afterward, because I wasn’t extreme about dieting nor had I binged while pregnant. Just be balanced before, during and after, and treat your diet like a bank account, and you will have no issue.” Q: I really love the addition of Lindsay Pulsipher on “True Blood,” but this makes me doubt the potential re-emergence of “FlashForward,” since Lindsay played teenaged Charlie in one of the final scenes’ flash-forwards. Should I give up on the dream of “FlashForward” being picked up by another network? — Fred J., via e-mail A: I am sad to report that I think yes, the dream might be over. Many fans, including myself, were drawn into the exciting series and had hoped that maybe TNT or AMC would save it from extinction. When I asked Lindsay about the possibility, she wasn’t super hopeful of a “FlashForward” resurrection. “There hasn’t been any talk of that, that I know of, unfortunately,” Lindsay tells me. “I know a lot of people really loved that show, and I think it had amazing potential to be really great next season. Unfortunately, I have not heard anything, but you never know -- if another cable network wants to pick it up, that would be amazing!” Q: What happened to the NBC drama series “Trauma”? One week it was on, the next it was gone. Will it be back? — Judy, Waverly, Ohio A: “Trauma,” a medical drama that centers on a group of paramedics in San Francisco, was officially canceled by the network this past May due to low ratings. READERS: A few months back, a reader wrote in to ask who costarred with Mariette Hartley in the series of cute, bickering husband-and-wife commercials. I created a contest asking you readers to help, and from those who answered correctly, five would win an autographed copy of Mariette Hartley’s autobiography, “Breaking the Silence.” After sifting through hundreds of submissions, I have randomly drawn five winners: Diane L. of Whitesboro, N.Y.; Trish C. of Waldorf, Md.; Barbara C. of Palm Springs, Calif.; Edward A. of Woodbury, Conn.; and Gordon D. (via e-mail). They, along with many of you who wrote in, knew the answer was James Garner. Thank you all for entering! Write to Cindy at King Features Weekly Service, P.O. Box 536475, Orlando, FL 32853-6475; or e-mail her at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more news and extended interviews, visit www.celebrityextraonline.com and twitter.com/Celebrity_Extra.
(c) 2010 King Features Synd., Inc.
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ALL MY CHILDREN: Zach and Kendall were introduced to the notorious Caleb. After Randi left for another modeling job, Frankie opened up to Madison about Angie’s health problems. Marissa’s guilty conscience prevented her from getting back together with JR. David secretly witnessed one of Angie’s episodes at work. Wait to See: Scott makes a confession. AS THE WORLD TURNS: Blackthorn exposed Carly’s wire when Brianna Brown stars as “Lisa” on she tried to get him to con- “General Hospital” fess. Chris and Katie’s relationship took a new direction after the two made love. Lily cut all ties with Lucinda after finding out that she was responsible for the collapse of the perfume company. Chris begged Reid to increase his medication. Wait to See: Henry proposes to Barbara. THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL: Steffy found out who was really responsible for tampering with the video. Stephanie encouraged Oliver not to give up on Hope. Liam saved Hope from the paparazzi and later told her that he was responsible for the tape, not Steffy. Katie was disappointed in Bill after he kept another secret from her. Hope and Liam shared a kiss as they bonded over their predicaments. Amber was nosy about Bridget and Owen’s relationship. Wait to See: Steffy asks Marcus to help her get rid of Brooke. DAYS OF OUR LIVES: Nicole made sure that Sami saw her making out with Rafe. Kate wrestled with the decision of whether or not to tell Chad that Stefano was his father. Rafe offered Nicole immunity if she helped him prosecute EJ. Stephanie and Ian hacked into the computer system at St. Mary’s to tamper with Chloe’s paternity test results. Wait to See: Sami finally realizes the depth of EJ’s deception. GENERAL HOSPITAL: Patrick confronted Lisa about her stalking behavior. Lulu found Brook Lynn putting the moves on a heavily sedated Dante. Robin discovered that all of her HIV medication had been stolen. Sonny and Brenda were unable to reach each other by phone. Lisa took Emma out for ice cream without telling anyone. Wait to See: Patrick tells Robin that he cheated on her. ONE LIFE TO LIVE: David and Dorian admitted their love for each other and planned a quickie wedding. Jessica was upset to learn that she did, in fact, sleep with Ford before she got her memory back. Dorian approved of Langston’s date with James until she found out that he was Ford’s brother. Eli approached Blair before the wedding to tell her there was a change in plans. Viki and Dorian made peace. Wait to See: Ross learns that Tea’s days are numbered. THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS: Nick asked Sharon and Faith to move in with him. Lauren was shocked to learn that her mother knew about Jill all along. Paul was able to locate the adoptive parents of Nina’s biological son. Adam filed a lawsuit against everyone who held him at the cabin except for Sharon. Ronan came clean with Chloe about his true identity. Wait to See: Cane’s immigration hearing gets moved up. (c) 2010 King Features Synd., Inc.
Fun & Games
Friday, August 20, 2010
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The News Standard - B7
Strange but True By Samantha Weaver
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Last Week’s Solutions
• Conservative author and commentator William F. Buckley Jr., a graduate of Yale University, once made the following controversial remark: “I’d rather entrust the government of the United States to the first 400 people listed in the Boston telephone directory than to the faculty of Harvard University.” • The Goodyear company, known today for its automobile tires, was originally founded to produce rubber clothing and, oddly, musical instruments. • Ellen Axson Wilson is reported to have exchanged approximately 1,400 love letters with her husband, President Woodrow Wilson, during their marriage. • You might be surprised to learn that in 1952, the CIA conducted a study of UFO sightings, and concluded that the objects were a threat to national security. The report stated, “the reports of [sightings] convince us that there is something going on that must have immediate attention.” • It’s been reported that the world’s oldest piece of chewing gum is more than 9,000 years old. After that long, though, I wonder how they could tell what its original use was. • Thought for the Day: “I thoroughly disapprove of duels. If a man should challenge me, I would take him kindly and forgivingly by the hand and lead him to a quiet place and kill him.” -- Mark Twain (c) 2010 King Features Synd., Inc.
Horoscopes ARIES (March 21 to April 19) This could be the time to try soothing whatever bad feelings might be lingering ‘twixt and among colleagues, friends or family members. But be sure you do so without favoring any side. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) An idea is only an idea until you put that clever Bovine mind to work to develop it from concept to substance. This could lead to something rewarding, both emotionally and monetarily. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) The early part of the week could have some disconcerting moments, but approaching them with a calm, unruffled attitude goes a long way toward helping to get things nicely settled down. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) Getting used to change continues to mark much of the week. But accepting what you have to do makes adapting that much easier. A welcome visitor could turn up sooner than expected. LEO (July 23 to August 22) Learning how to live with a decision is a challenge, but one you Leos and Leonas could really enjoy. You’ll also be pleased to see your social life take that upsurge you’ve been hoping for. VIRGO (August 23 to September 22) Use your perceptive Virgo instinct to help you see the positive aspects of what, at first, appears to be a disappointment. You could find that it proves to be quite the contrary. LIBRA (September 23 to October 22) Your ability to maintain a balance between sense and sentiment once again helps you sort through apparently conflicting choices and ultimately arrive at the right decision. SCORPIO (October 23 to November 21) Before you seek the advice of colleagues about a potential career move, you might be better off getting counsel from someone who won’t be affected by the choices you make. SAGITTARIUS (November 22 to December 21) It can be a challenging week for some relationships if the normal give-and-take flow changes with one side doing most of the giving and the other the taking. CAPRICORN (December 22 to January 19) A new opportunity could bring with it much anticipation along with some anxiety. Take time to sort out your options as well as your emotional considerations. AQUARIUS (January 20 to February 18) Are you sure you have all the facts you need to let that matter move to another level? Don’t be rushed into a decision unless and until you feel it’s the right thing to do. PISCES (February 19 to March 20) Pace yourself as you prepare to take on that more demanding project. Be careful not to let your energy reserves drain away. Take time to relax with people close to you. BORN THIS WEEK: You have the ability to see both sides of a situation. You would do well as a counselor or a judge. (c) 2010 King Features Synd., Inc.
B8 - The News Standard
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This office has received a letter from the KENTUCKY STATE POLICE Driver Testing Department that they are presenting a regulation to the State Personnel Board, outlining a plan to furlough state driver testing employees a total of six days for Fiscal Year 2011. The six days include three common days during which state driver testing will be closed that are adjacent to existing state holiday weekends for Meade County: • Friday, September 2, 2010 (Labor Day Weekend) • Friday, November 12, 2010 (Veteran’s Day Weekend) • Friday, May 27, 2011 (Memorial Day Weekend) In addition, the driver testing employees will be furloughed for one day each in the months of October 2010, March 2011, and June 2011. What this means for the Meade County Office is that our driver testing on Friday’s will be affected. There will be certain Friday’s that we will not have a driver examiner available. We realize this will be an inconvenience, and apologize to the citizens of Meade County. If you have any questions concerning this matter, please feel free to contact my office at 422-4961. Thank you in advance for your understanding and patience to this situation.
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Friday, August 20, 2010
Lunar Calendar Friday
8:15-10:15 p.m. 8:45-10:45 a.m.
9:02-11:02 p.m. 9:32-11:32 a.m.
9:47-11:47 p.m. 10:17 a.m.-12:17 p.m.
Monday 10:29 p.m.-12:29 a.m. 10:59 a.m.-12:59 p.m.
11:00 p.m.-1:00 a.m. 11:30a.m.-1:30 p.m.
11:10 p.m.-1:10 a.m. 11:40 a.m.-1:40 p.m.
12:31-2:31 a.m. 1:01 -3:01 p.m.
Darker shades of gray indicate the best fishing or hunting potential based on the phase of the moon.
= New Moon = Full Moon
Local anglers to compete in tournament on the Ohio River By Casey Tolliver The News Standard
10th Annual J.W.R. Memorial Hosted by:
Meade Co. Archers
August 21, 2010 • OHIO RIVER All teams will register and weigh-in at the Meade Co. Sportsman Club located in the Meade Co. Fairgrounds •ALL TEAMS MUST TRAILER TO AND FROM• Legal launch sites – West Point, Brandenburg, Wolf Creek, Concordia, Yellow Bank
Normally, bows and arrows are equated to hunting. But Meade County residents will have the opportunity this weekend to showcase their bow skills in a different outdoor recreation — fishing. The 10th Annual J.W.R. Memorial Bowfishing Tournament, being held tomorrow will give local bowfishers the chance to compete, but not lose sight of the thrill of the sport. “It’s a fun shoot, we’re not taking it too serious,” tournament organizer Lee Wardrip said. Despite how complex bowfishing seems, Wardrip insists that it’s easier than it looks. “A lot of people think it’s hard. When you bow hunt, you use sights. When you bowfish, you don’t. You just draw back and instinctively shoot. The thing is to aim low. If you miss, you’re going to shoot over it,” he said. Some bowhunters go all out — splurging on the latest hunting related gadgets and gizmos and pouring vast amounts of money to support their outdoor endeavors. However, Wardrip said, expensive and up-to-date equipment isn’t necessary for those interested in bowfishing. “You can go to a pawn shop and get the cheapest bow you can buy or you can go out and get an expensive one. Your bow is going to get wet, get stepped on. Your equipment is going to get ru-
Big 10 Fish (lbs) Max. 4 Bighead/Silver of total fish Registration: Shooting Hrs: Weigh-In:
Entry Fees: Tournament - $60 per 2 or 3 man Teams 1st 60%, 2nd 30%, 3rd 10% Meade Co. Archers Both Optional: Big Fish (lbs) - $20 per Team 100% payback Big Gar (lbs) - $10 per Team 100% payback
Any questions: Contact Eric Richeson, 312-9802 or Lee Wardrip, 668-9726
Anglers will attack the Ohio River this weekend during the 10th Annual J.W.R. Memorial Bowfishing Tournament. ined,” he explained. Wardrip’s father-in-law began the tournament a decade ago as a tribute to his father. After his father-in-law passed the torch to Wardrip and his brother-in-law, Eric Richeson, a change of location was decided. Participants in the tournament had to put in at a boat ramp in Cloverport, Ky. That changes this year as contestants have the option of putting in at several different locations throughout Meade County. Launching sites are located at West Point, Brandenburg, Wolf Creek, Concordia and Yellowbank. Bowfishers will be taking aim at types of “rough fish”, including buffalo fish, gar and different types of carp — including types of carp including silver carp, bighead carp and the invasive Asian carp. Participants are permitted to submit their 10 biggest fish, but of the tally, only four Asian carp are allowed. Registration for the tournament, which is being hosted
by Meade County Archers, begins at 6 p.m. at the Meade County Sportsman Club located at the Meade County Fairgrounds. The cost is $40 per two or three person team. Teams can also sign up for the big fish competition for $20 per team with 100 percent payback and big gar for $10 per team with 100 percent payback. Door prizes will also be offered. Not only is the tournament a memorial, it will also serve as a source of bragging rights. “Some people, will say they shot so many over the weekend. This way we can see who’s telling the truth and who’s not,” Wardrip said with a laugh. Strict bowfishers looking for hard-nosed competition may be disappointed. “This tournament is a memorial, it’s supposed to be fun,” Wardrip said. “If you want to be like that, this is probably not the tournament you need to be at. We’re just here to have fun.”
Barren River offers boating and lodging deals through October 15 Submitted by the Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Department LUCAS, Ky. — If you’re thinking about getting a little boating in before summer ends, Barren River Lake State Resort Park has a great deal for you. Rent a pontoon boat for all day for $175 plus tax and the park will throw in a lodge room for free. The lodging offer is good for Sunday, Monday and Tuesday nights with the boat use for the following day.
Sat 6 - 7:30 pm EST Sat 7:30 pm - Sun 7:30 am EST Sun 7 - 8 am EST
The park is also offering a two-night package with the use of the boat for two days for an additional $150 plus tax. The park also has overnight packages that include a john-boat for fishing or ski-boats. The offer is good through Oct. 15, 2010 and does not include holidays. Gas is not included. The offer is based on availability. To view the coupon, visit www.parks.ky.gov/ findparks/resortparks/
br/ and click on “Summer Boating Offer.” Barren River Lake State Resort Park near Glasgow has a lodge, cottages, Driftwood Restaurant, golf course, fitness center, gift shop, fishing, picnic areas and hiking trails. The resort is located 44 miles southeast of Bowling Green. Take I-65 to the Cumberland Parkway east, to US 31E south. For more information and to make reservations. Call 800-325-0057.
In last week’s issue of The News Standard, we ran a story about Aug. 7’s Keith Kesterson Memorial shoot. We failed to recognize the memorial shoot also commemorated Cale Brown who passed away nearly 13 years ago. The shoot took place at the Cale Brown Archery Range in Yellowbank Wildlife Management Area. Also in one of the story’s photos we misidentified Tony Brown as Anthony Brown. We apologize for errors and any confusion.
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COMMISSIONER’S SALE • August 25, 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 I U.S. BANK, NA A/K/A U.S. BANK HOME MORTGAGE Vs. TROY S. CLEMONS, et al
CIVIL ACTION NO. 10-CI-00113 PLAINTIFF
DEFENDANTS APPRAISAL: _______________ By virtue of a Judgment and Order of Sale entered on 27 July, 2010, the Master Commissioner will on 1 September, 2010 at 12:01 p.m. or thereabouts, offer for sale the property described below. Real Estate is located at 14530 Highway 60, Guston, Kentucky 40142 and is more particularly described as follows: Being a 5.000 acre tract located near the community of Guston, Meade County, Kentucky, more articularly described as follows: BEGINNING at a set 5/8” rebar on the northerly right-of-way of u.s. Hwy. 60 comer to L. Taylor (DB 107 PG 075); THENCE with the northerly right-of-way of U.S. Hwy. 60 the following chordal courses: S 72 deg. 51 min. 19 sec. W., 323.84’; THENCE S 17 deg. 08 min. 41 sec. E., 10.00’; THENCE S 72 deg. 51 min. 19 sec. W., 187.20’ to a set 5/8” rebar; THENCE leaving said right-of-way with new lines in K. Huffines (DB 391 PG 177) N 16 deg. 30 min. 44 sec. W., 237.71’ to a set 5/8” rebar; THENCE N 72 deg. 21 min. 25 sec. E., 373.44’ to a set 5/8” rebar; THENCE N 07 deg. 46 min; 37 sec. W., 620.62’ to a set 5/8” rebar in the line of M. Tobin (DB 107 PG 075); THENCE with M. Tobin S 46 deg. 59 min. 51 sec. E., 407.77’ to a set 5/8” rebar comer to said L. Taylor; THENCE with L. Taylor S 15 deg. 41 min. 21 sec. W., 294.00’ to a set 5/8” rebar; THENCE S 14 deg. 52 min. 45 sec. E., 242.78’ to the POINT OF BEGINNING and CONTAINING 5.000 Acres (more or less) according to a physical survey by Timothy W. Smith, PLS #2373 during June, 2003, per Job No. 03-219. Also the above described tract is subject to a well easement more particularly described as follows: BEGINNING at a set 5/8” rebar on the northerly right-of-way of US. Hwy. 60 corner to L. Taylor (JDB 107 PG 075) THENCE with the northerly right-of-way of US. Hwy. 60 the following chordal courses; S 72 deg. 51 min. 19 sec. W., 323.84’; THENCE 317 deg. 08 min. 41 sec. E., 10.00’;. THENCE S 72 deg. 51 min. 19 sec. W., 187.20’ to a set 5/8” rebar; THENCE leaving said right-of-way. with new lines in K. Huffines (DB 391 PG 177) N 16 deg. 30 min. 44 sec. W., 237.71’ to a set 5/8” rebar; THENCE N 72 deg. 21 min. 25 sec. E., 211.55’ to a point being the TRUE POINT OF BEGINNING OF WELL EASEMENT; THENCE N 72 deg. 21 min. 25 sec. E., 17.21’ to a point being referenced at N 67 deg. 07 min. 57 sec. W., 357.32’ from said set 5/8” rebar on the northerly right-of-way of US. Hwy. 60 comer to L. Taylor; THENCE leaving said new line and crossing said K. Huffines S 14 deg. 36 min. 18 sec. E., 58.88’; THENCE S 74 deg. 57 min. 54 sec. W., 17.18’; THENCE N 14 deg. 36 min. 18 sec. W., 58.10’ to the point of beginning. Unless stated otherwise, any monument referred to herein as a “5/8” rebar is a set 5/8” diameter steel concrete reinforcing rod, twenty-four inches (24”) in length, with a yellow plastic cap stamped “T.W. Smith, LS 2373”. The basis of bearings stated herein are based, on a line of D. Dupin (DB 257 PG 053) property from the deed. The above described tract is subject to any easements, right-of-. ways, restrictions, overlaps, vacancies, uncertainties, planning and zoning requirements implied or of record. Being the same property conveyed to Troy S. Clemons and Jani M. Clemons, his wife, by Deed dated August 5, 2003, of record in Deed Book 475, Page 266, in the Office of the Clerk of the County Court of Meade County, Kentucky. The real estate will be appraised. The purpose of the sale is to satisfy a judgment in the amount of $91,313.33 plus interest and costs. However, bids will not be required to meet or exceed the appraised value. SEPTTIMOUS TAYLOR, Counsel for Plaintiff Property #2 MEADE CIRCUIT COURT, DIVISION I BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. Vs. UNKNOWN DEFENDANT, SPOUSE OF ROBIN DAVIS LACEFIELD ON JUNE 3, 2003, et al
CIVIL ACTION NO. 10-CI-00068 PLAINTIFF
DEFENDANTS APPRAISAL: _______________ By virtue of a Judgment and Order of Sale entered on 27 July, 2010, the Master Commissioner will on 1 September, 2010 at 12:01 p.m. or thereabouts, offer for sale the property described below. Real Estate is located at 2180 Shumate Road, Ekron, Kentucky 40117 and is more particularly described as follows:
The real estate will be appraised. The purpose of the sale is to satisfy a judgment in the amount of $92,687.36 plus interest and costs. However, bids will not be required to meet or exceed the appraised value. MICHAEL R. BRINKMAN, Counsel for Plaintiff Property #3 MEADE CIRCUIT COURT, DIVISION II CIVIL ACTION NO. 10-CI-00149 GREEN TREE SERVICING, LLC FKA GREEN TREE FINANCIAL SERVICING CORPORATION, FKA CONSECO FINANCIAL SERVICES, SUCCESSOR SERVICER TO BANKAMERICA HOUSING SERVICES, A DIVISION OF BANK OF AMERICA, FSB PLAINTIFF Vs. KENNETH C. SHUMATE, et al DEFENDANTS APPRAISAL: _______________ By virtue of a Judgment and Order of Sale entered on 22 July, 2010, the Master Commissioner will on 1 September, 2010 at 12:01 p.m. or thereabouts, offer for sale the property described below. Real Estate is located at 595 Stanley Allen Road, Brandenburg, Meade County, Kentucky 40175 and is more particularly described as follows: Being Lot 88 of the Knobs Subdivision to Meade County, Kentucky, of record in Plat Book 5, Page 34, Amended at Plat Book 5, Page 73, in the office of the Meade County Court Clerk. Being the same property conveyed to Kenneth C. Shumate and Sharon A. Shumate, his wife, from Gordon Board and Bernett Board, his wife, by Deed dated August 12, 1998 and recorded August 20, 1998 in Deed Book 410, Page 259, in the Office of the Meade County Clerk. Also included is a 1998 Oakwood, 14’ x 76’ mobile home, VIN HONCO3316266 The real estate will be appraised. The purpose of the sale is to satisfy a judgment in the amount of $40,746.56 plus interest and costs. However, bids will not be required to meet or exceed the appraised value. DAVID T. REYNOLDS, 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
Friday, August 20, 2010
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Local comedians bring the laughs to soccer fundraiser By Jennifer Corbett The News Standard
It was a night of laughs at Meade County High School last Friday as three local comedians stopped by to put a smile on people’s faces and raise money for the MCHS soccer teams. The comedians, Donna Watts, Big John Richardson and Bob Batch were a part of a two-hour Comedy Caravan show that made a stop in Meade County. Watts was the ﬁrst performer of the night. Even with her small frame, she brought big giggles by joking about dating a guy with a camouﬂage truck and not realizing it was quail season. With his dreadlocks and use of satire, Richardson didn’t leave anything out. He spoke about how he overcame adversities in life with his sense of wittiness. Batch brought his quirky humor that has showcased on the Today Show, Good Morning America and the Showtime Comedy Club. He joked about some common Kentucky phrases by holding up signs that said “momonyms,” “gretbigo,” and “addleduit.” He even gave the male audience members some advice: “there are ﬁve rules to getting married. Number one, she makes the rules. Number ﬁve, she THE NEWS STANDARD/JENNIFER CORBETT changes the rules. That is all you need to know.” Proﬁts from the evening beneﬁted the Lady FROM LEFT TO RIGHT: Donna Watts, Big John Richardson and Bob Batch perform in Meade County High School’s amphitheater last Friday as a fundraiser for the Lady Waves and Greenwave Soccer Boosters. Each performer had a 30Waves and Greenwave Soccer Boosters.
minute routine and had the audience in stitches.
‘The Karate Kid’ is inspirational family entertainment Shawn Hughes Jr. Old & New Movie Reviews This is part 2 of a three-part series in which I take a look at three classic children’s movies that I, regrettably, have never seen until now. “The Karate Kid” has just become my favorite movie of the year. No, I’m not talking about the Jackie Chan/Jaden Smith remake that came out ear-
lier this year (although I have heard good things about it). I’m talking about the original 1984 ﬁlm directed by John G. Avildsen, best known for directing the similarly-themed “Rocky.” “The Karate Kid” is an underdog story about teenager Daniel LaRusso (Ralph Macchio) who is forced to learn karate as a means of self-defense against a group of street punks with a grudge, ultimately facing off against them in a major karate tournament. Don’t let the simple-sounding premise fool you — this ﬁlm is all about characters
and characterization. Ralph Macchio is believable as a street-smart Jersey boy with a heart, and is a likeable protagonist who will have you cheering him on. But the real star of the show is the incredible Mr. Miyagi (played by the late Noriyuki “Pat” Morita), whose indomitable demeanor and reserved stoicism make him one of the most captivating characters I’ve seen in a long time. He’s the kind of character who says a lot with only a few words, and his methods of training are
unorthodox, effective, and memorable. In short, he always steals the show whenever he’s onscreen. But most captivating of all is the interaction that these two share with each other over the course of the movie. It starts off as the standard teacher-student relationship, but as time goes by it becomes increasingly evident that Mr. Miyagi is becoming a father-figure for Daniel, which is something that I personally find very touching. The film also benefits
from an excellent script that carries it effortlessly from one moment to the next while offering believable, cheese-free dialogue that’s both meaningful and memorable — something that’s virtually unheard of for a film of its type. Despite the film’s perceived target audience, nothing is ever dumbeddown or over-the-top in its execution; everything is presented in such a believably realistic manner, which is easily one of the film’s strongest points. On that note, there is one small disclaimer: as
it turns out, this isn’t quite the “children’s movie” I thought it was, and so perhaps “comingof-age” might be a better descriptor. It’s rated PG, but contains a few potty words and several fight scenes that might frighten younger viewers. But for everyone else, this is inspirational family entertainment at its very best, and it will leave you wishing that we all had a Mr. Miyagi there to show us the way. Final grade: **** (out of four)
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TOP: Mary Ann Tobin with her “hugging” pelican. ABOVE: Debbie Chamblis, Jane Marlow Willis’ aunt, watches as the Kestrel with her niece’s moniker prepares for it’s maiden flight.
The Ambrose Meador Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), were guests of Mary Ann Tobin on August 4, 2010. Tobin, curator of a bird sanctuary, was the recipient of the AMR State Award 20092010. Jane Marlow Willis was the regent of this project before her untimely death. Tobin hatched a Kestrel egg that she name “Jane Marlow.” The bird is a small European falcon noted for its habit of hovering in the air against the wind. When it was time to release the bird into the air DAR members and others were there to witness it’s maiden flight. Tobin told watchers that she gives her released birds the option of flying away or to stay. DAR visited Tobin’s home and enjoyed seeing other birds such as a baby owl, “Woody Woodpecker”, the pelican that hugs Tobin with its large bill, and many other birds. Several young ladies served refreshments and a huge cake that was decorated with two birds, one being the Kestrel bird, “Jane Marlow.” It was also an honor to have Jane’s aunt, Debbie Chamblis, from Hardinsburg, Ky., there. Thanks to our gracious hostess for having this wonderful event in memory of Jane Marlow Willis.
FBLA Outstanding Officer Awards given Submitted by Emerald Holley MCHS FBLA Reporter The Meade County High School FBLA chapter sent nine officers to Leadership Development Camp in Hardinsburg, Ky., June 9 - 11. Of the nine officers, four of them were presented with the Outstanding Officer Award from their classes at camp. These awards were presented as follows: Outstanding President to Ryan Barr, Outstanding Vice President to Jesse Adams, Outstanding Secretary to Courtney McGraw, and Outstanding Treasurer to
Savannah Allen. In order to receive these honorable awards, officers must be very committed in their duties. It took extra work, determination and attention to detail to earn the recognitions and required the officers to complete homework over three days of camp and memorize and recite the material needed. Officers were awarded medals and were recognized at the closing session of camp on June 11. They will be further recognized at the first chapter meeting as school begins this year.
Birthdays August 20: Braden Lancaster, John Paul Wilkins and Carolyn Mims August 21: David R. Stout, Korey Martin and Matt Powers August 22: Connie Lynn Wilkins, Georgina Powers, Charles Lopp, Eddie Wright, Judy Faith Tomes and Bernie Allen August 23: Tommy Lockard, Amy Wilkins, Toby Dowell, and Chazdon Mudd August 24: Charlotte Fackler and Mary Haynes August 25: Hunter Johnston, Brandon Hardesty, Jazmyn Hill Brown and JD Wilson
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