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Thomas Tree Service provides services that are a cut above the rest Business, A11

Farm Bureau meets

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State bound

Meade County Farm Bureau remembers past members at annual meeting Agriculture, A12

Greenwave golf team sophomore Chase Garris qualifies for the state tourney

The News Standard

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Meade County, Kentucky

Volume 3, No. 52

County to help move pavilion dirt, per scal court vote Rates shown represent the cost of 1 PCI (per column inch is 1.6317” x1”) OpenByRate............................................$6.50 struction of the building has Laura Saylor editor@thenewsstandard.com been commonplace at Meade Nonprofit...............................................$5.00

Talk turned dirty at scal court’s special called meeting on Sept. 23 when magistrates entertained the notion of using county manpower to help prepare ground work for the extension ofce’s new pavilion. Discussion over the con-

County Extension Service District Board meetings for the last several months, since the extension service received $53,098 in matching grant money from the Governor’s Ofce of Agricultural Policy to help fund the project. The matter was brought up at scal court last week to see

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DISPLAY SIZE 1 Column........................................... 1.6317 2 Column........................................... 3.4303 if the county would offer site clear is that this isn’t the 3 Column............................................. 5.229 Marpreparation aid to help save Meade County Farmers said. the extension board from ket’s pavilion,” Pike 4 Column........................................... 7.0277 belong to, spending money on a con- “This building will8.8263 5 Column........................................... and will be used by, the extractor to do the work. 6Edd Column........................................... 10.625 farmers Pike, a representative tension ofce ... the from Meade County Farmers Market, Inc., along with Bob Stith, extension service district board member, attended the meeting. “What needs to be made

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Meade County - Brandenburg, Ky. is located 14 miles............................West of Fort Knox 30hemiles....................Southwest of Louisville board the said was in favor of having he told the district do the dirt the30 county road department countyofwould miles.............Northwest Elizabethtown offer some of its services to work before he realized the 15 miles.............................South of Corydon full scope of the overhaul. the project. 30think miles.........................East Hardinsburg “Underofthe original dirt “I we should be able weRadcliff couldn’t to do of the work, what moving plans ...of 20some miles.......................Southwest we can to get it ready. Then do it,” he said. “We didn’t 15 miles..........................West of Vine Grove they can get someone else have the equipment for 60 miles..........................East of Owensboro to come in and do the nal what needed to be done once I saw the plans.”

grade,” he said. Meade County Judge/Executive Harry Craycroft said

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