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2 January 07, 2021 News Outlook COMMUNITY Bah County 2020 Year in R January: The BCHS Trackcats Girls kicked off their 2020 Indoor Season at the West Region Meet at Murray State and finished 3rd in overall points. ' JANUARY The Bath County Fiscal Court voted on Jan. 11 to ap- prove a resolution making the county “a Second Amend- ment Sanctuary,” joining a multi-state effort to oppose any pending legislation which restricted gun ownership rights. Bath‘County Commission- ers let die a motion by Judge/ Executive Bobby Rogers that would have created an in- surance premium tax in the county. Retired Bath Circuit Judge Beth Maze filed an appeal of her public reprimand by the Judicial Conduct Commission to the Kentucky Supreme Court, and a criminal case against her remained on hold pending two appeals before the Kentucky Court of Ap- peals. Later in the month the Kentucky Courts of Justice of- ficially announced a vacancy for her seat. A crowded field of candi- dates filed to run for the 2020 Primary election for state and national offices. Dr. Betty Bailey of Owings- ville was interviewed by KET for an upcoming segment of Kentucky Life on the Minihan saddle, which was manufac- tured in Owingsville from the segment on 1187‘ TA ’* 2.2351,}‘tr1.1i73:§¢? “‘17 13;" v " in . The Bath County Memorial Library announced that it was hosting the Kentucky Science Center’s Science in PlayZGo exhibit through April. The KMEA All-District 8 Honor Band performed at the Paramount Arts Center in Ashland, Kentucky on Jan. 18. Among the students who au- ditioned for and were selected to this elite group of musi- cians were Bath County High School Students Jayden Ad- kins, Samuel Curtis,~Haylee Fouch, and Abigail Snedegar. US Marshall’s were in 0w- ingsville on January 20, but neither local law enforcement nor the US Marshall’s office in Lexington would comment on their presence. Bath County Board of Edu- cation members voted to cre- ate a new policy out- of-district school attendance and a new job description for athletic director which bars current coaches from serving in the position. Dallas Whisman, on behalf of the Progress in Bath Coun- ty political action committee, filed a letter of intent with the County Clerk’s Office on Jan. 28 to circulate a petition asking local voters if they fa- vored the sale of alcohol in the county. County Clerk Roger Coyle said the petition needed at least 937 confirmed smite; tofg'etitherqu'téstion on massacre? the moan: 5: on :: ah:- y .. and ., . ber election. The first case of the COV- ID-19 coronavirus, which first appeared in Wuhan, China on Dec. 31, 2019, was reported in Washington State on Jan. 31. FEBRUARY The Bath County News- Outlook announced. that it was moving its office from 81 Water Street in Owingsville to 71 Miller Drive during the month of February. The Owingsville-based Glutl Deficiency Founda- tion was awarded a $450,000 grant from the Chan Zucker- berg Initiative. Glenna Steele serves as the Foundation’s Executive Director. Her daughter, Macie, was diag— nosed with the rare genetic disorder at age 10. BCMS student Heather Ott was the winner of the Bath County District Spelling Bee on Feb. 6. BCHS Senior Nathan Da- vis signed to play basebaH for Kentucky Christian Univer- lOl D e Solomon t E'- ~.l;,_'_i‘x Owingsville residents ex- pressed frustration over the closed meetings of the Bath County Project Development Board, which is overseeing the development and con- struction of a $9.3 million new judicial center in the town. Amber Pitts was named at the new Bath County Senior Center Director. BCHS. was scheduled to host this year’s 61st District Tournament, beginning Feb. 24. The District office of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet hosted a public an- nounce to discuss plans for a federally-funded mini-round- about at the intersection of US 60 and Ky 801 near Farmers. Bath County Emergency Management Director Jason ‘York received an announce- ment that the Federal Emer- gency Management Agency had approved a grant to purchase the Salt Lick First Church of God property and to construct a new church, which as damaged by‘flood- I' II "II The Kentucky Agricultural Development Board award- ed $270,000 to Bath County through the County Agricul- tural Investment Program (CAIP) as well as $30,000 in the Youth Agricultural Incen- tive Program funds. BCHS Senior Griffin Fraley signed to play football for Morehead State University, and J ayden Adkins and Anna, Tornan were accepted into the Morehead State Univer- sity Band Program. The BCHS Basketball Wild- cats headed into their third straight 16th Region Tourna- eview ment bid as a runner-up to ‘ Rowan County in the 61st Dis- trict Tournament MARCH The first reported case of the COVID-19 coronavirus was reported in Kentucky, a 27-year old woman from Cyn- thiana, followed by four other people in Harrison County, leading Governor Andy Bes- hear to declare a state of Year in Review cont. on pg. 4 Get treated. Not seated. x (are 24/7' Liens" ntwnnn The $175,000.00 cash will be paid to the person(s) who first provide(s) evidence* of anyone who provided False Testimony or false evidence pertaining to the Hickory Pointe property case in the United States District Court case of a Iu r h Tr tvs Rowan Counu Fisgal Qggfl, et at, beginning on February 16, 2016, or evidence* of corruption in the conduct of that case in the Ashland, Kentucky court, or in the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati, Ohio. 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