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News Outlook OPIN IONS February 18, 2021 7 ,: The opinion page does not reflect the views of the KyNewsGroup. Heaven Is A Lot Like Kentuclqrm By Charles Mattox “We started the (where the battle to the and when we Estill, on the ground, on which him took out of Es- till’s bob and and took a out of and took them, and them to their widows,” Deposition of Joseph ‘ Proctor Draper scripts Volume 12CC pag- es 208-209, regarding the Battle of Little Mountain, also known as Estill’s De- feat. Knight, a sent with the 4th instant to this of the of The day the the Colonel, and nine others, were over- the of by a of whom they They were taken where were to The that a Simon who in and with Cecil Lawson It’s Tuesday morn- 1 side the There’s stiff north- west wind that bites at my- 19 the is like the tundra. I hear a and is now to a commission in the British of Girty shoot him, but he no to ' ‘ 11 1782. from a letter from Wil- Irvine, Commander at Pitt (Pittsburg), to _\ the Battle of San- [ones one of the at 10, 1782)... where had and a so to sign follow and down to john and and did ing the to we River we be Jones, son of and of in an interview now in the 21 “We can a us the some by Our ows and are nu- Boone in a 1782, letter to the Gover- of Virginia, felt Ken,- tucky following the Battle of Lower Licks. An a of weeks ago, from fourth, > with It’s otherwise lent me the hu— world to a standstill. I see on the road where few off to work, still still power. I know that of here do , Another winter has and we made An- other is The year the “la Best! t t * [WEB 30 YEARS OF SEIWIBEt * * Qualltrr llrirre llrrrav. Ine. needs elll with ' mrnrrrrer to Motorhornos. Truelrs. and Tractors throughout the IISA. We have 20+ oielrull locations. Must have IIIIT nhrrsleal and he willing to keen loos llo llllls in last1ll years. and clean Mlllt. Some llon-clll nosltlons available. ' l wwwnualitvrlrirreawaycom Driv‘e-Away or call 574-642-2023 REQUEST FOR LABORERS The Bath Co. is looking to hire two seasonal laborers for the Bath Road Department. Qualified applicants apply at the Bath County Executive’s Office in the Courthbuse Annex, Owingsville, KY between the hours of 8:00 am. and 4:00 pm. Please direct any questions to Road Supervisor York at 606-782-7809. The Bath Co. Fiscal Court is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion or disability. “This advertisement was paid for by the Bath County Fiscal Court using taxpayer dollars in the amount of $32." Published in the Bath County News Outlook on 02.18.21 PUBLIC NOTICE REQUEST FOR BID PROPOSALS Notice is hereby given that the Bath Co. FiscalCourt is soliciting bid propos- als from parties interested in purchasing and removing 4 mobile homes (individually) located on Water Street in Owingsville, 1.) 2000 Clay E5P 16 x 60 tan color 2.) 1986 Redmon 16 x 80 single wide, 2-bedroom, 1.5 bath. 3.) 12 x 56 single wide 4.) 12 x 60 single wide Any questions, please contact Bath Co. Judge Executive Bobby Rogers at 606-674-6346.‘ Bid proposals must be sealed and delivered to the Bath Co. Judge Executive's Office, 19 East Main St., PO. Box 39, Owingsville, KY 40360 by 4:00 pm. Wednesday, March 10, 2021. We reserve the right to reject any or all bids or any part thereof and make awards in a manner deemed to be in the best interest of Bath Co. The Bath Co. Fiscal Court is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion or disability. “This advertisement was paid for by the Bath County’Fiscal Gout using taxpayer dollars in the amount of $." Published in the ‘Bath County News outlook on 02.18.21 V SEARCH E R9 great-grmdson of an Kentucky frontiersman, set in motion for me and intensified my er’s was great— ther an settler sol— dier of Estill’s unit, near Boonesboro, Estill’s Station, in the and summer of 1782. Samuel brother, were of the 25 men, with Captain Estill fought a similar-sized of Wyandot warriors near present-day Mt. Sterling that spring. South was killed and Samuel was woundec in Hamptor was looking for burial of the killed, who were bur- fell. research, including historic plotted on provided by those fought in the Ken- tucky Historical Marker of the burial field, is a couple miles off on the wants find the a flower or two a good where ancestor is buried. I intend help find the exact location if the Lord is willing. I am something of an obsessive researcher and once I grab hold of spe- cific of historical well I just seem to let until I satisfied my thirst, by drinking in every little de- r, in; r- I it. I have a lot of ends out there still be tied up, but I am satisfied my research over the 40 and particularly I revealed within contents of weekly column over two decades, shed light on otherwise been in darkness. A of research centers on the individuals and greatly our Kentucky in the spring and summer of 1782. ' On 8, 1782, Amer- Colonel Wil— liamson, force of 160 men of the western Penn- murdered 96 "Christian‘Indians" at of Gnadenhutten (translat- ed as of Grace"). The darkest episodes of the conflict in Ohio River Valley during Revolutionary era, it the Wyandotte Nation (the keepers of the swear re— venge. The and children were bludgeoned to while they prayed. The Wyandottes, nee, Ottawa their the in particular Kentuck- and thus the spring/ summer of 1782 one of darkest times history due to that conflict. On 22, 1782, the Battle of Little or Capt. Estill’s near the present-day community of following attack of Estill’s Station by two—dozen Wyandotte warriors, lash out in revenge of the murder and young in the presence of her broth- and fort’ During the Estill seven men are killed, one dOZen are wounded. On 25-June 11, C01. William Crawford, leads about 500 mili- tiamen, mostly from Penn- sylvania, from Pitt, into American territory. The campaign’s goal was destroy enemy American along River Ohio Country. After a of indecisive fighting the Sandusky Americans them- selves surrounded and retreat. The retreat turned a rout, but of Americans managed to find their back to Pennsylvania. About 70 were killed; Indian and British losses less one dozen. Colonel Crawford others are and slowly. tortured to death. I begun to research Rhon-yau-Tee- Rah (Sky Burning) or his name Isadore Deshene (Chene or some- times spelled Shane). a son of trap- father Potawatomi mother. sever- while living among Native Americans and one wife Ottawa while another Shawnee woman named Chene established a well—known trading post Ohio. By marriage relat- ed high-ranking Shawnee chiefs and sub chiefs, particularly Black- fish and Blue He THE NEXT TIME Photo by Cecil Lawson to prepared us for few more Winter lends itself self- reflection, but for many it is a time of restlessness and fever at worst, and best, dreaning of the return of warme‘ no that we make resolutions at New just the of the winter season. The daylight hours by then started to slowly longer, and it is with our hope for better in months to come. But some colder lingers well into the springtime, longer than we hoped. me to that we should learn to hope not for times to come also for the strength to endure hard times. A writer blogger I fOIlow, Parrish, sug- gests that bet- ter off if we on becoming more successful as much as making fewer There’s a of untapped Try our Pancake Platter Shrimp is BACK! Try in basket or individual Blizzard of the Month lllint Oreo Blizzard Don’t brget get you a COOL LARGE DRlNK in ‘ our LARGE $1.00 Styrofoam Cup p At Owingsville and both locations NOW wisdom there; At the levels of martial practice find stu- dents to continue to go “back to and fo- on exotic techniques It’s I have be gun to on the job as I have sought to reduce time the and at meetings only necessary, to pare stories to the bare mum, to focus my time on high stories affect the majority of read-. ers instead of top .ics. It’s long-time learning You need feedback, and you have to be in your judge- ment of the of your As wrote in a ous column, I’m learning to A No Buyers Premium T n ' m Lisa Rogers wwvv Ilsarog 5mm» 7% WW ANNUAL FARM MACHINERY we rejection of bid at time of sale. - guy of Sale Take Precedence over ALL Previous Announcements TION Covid Restrictions DUE TO coer-19 VIRUS, TO COMPLY WITH 030 AND COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT GUIDELINES, FACE MASK AND SOCIAL DlSTANClNG WILL BE ' PRACTICED. Eastern Kentucky Tobacco Warehouse - 606-784-7374 Arch Johnson 606-568-1009 Bobby Rogers 606-336-0575 Sale Conducted By LISA ROGERS REALTY 1261 West Highway 60-. Owingsvrlle. 40360 (606)674—2599 helped Blackfish, (married to his sister) the siege of Fort Boonesboro, and Chene became very active in Native American political Chene purchased a fron- tier captive Shelton around 1780. Shel— ‘(Chelton) was friends with Simon Girty his (who led the 1780 capture of and Ruddell’s leader of Native forces at Battle of Lower Blue Licks and dur- 7 ing torture of Colonel William Crawford in summer of 1782. Shelton was seated near when Crawford ~ slowly burned to I r .l,. "3 an? Crawford beg— ging to shoot V 1 and put him of his misery, while all Native were upon him, Girty refused the pitiful request laughed instead, Shelton said he believed Girty was of help- Crawford, though refused. Shelton bravely gave Crawford drink of water during his two—hour torture was himself nearly killed for kind being saved only by adopted Ottawa family members. Shelton’s fascinating de- taken in Wood- ford County 1840, found in volume 11 of the it much light on incidents circum- stances surrounding the terrible year of 1782. And so; as searches for the final burial place of an- cestors, too do contin- ue with my am, after all, a searcher, reader. continues. good Winter a time of person- »; ‘3 I afar“ a e a] testing. Spent the i- warmer months and prepar- mg, and you to sometimes with what g; you have Whether * it’s shelf full of to read, or five cords of wood neatly in the barn, or few extra of food in the cabinet, or a few extra and generator, you be tried on your own Some- times the trial is bigger than if as with a bad winter, if we survive, we learn be for the next time. There be a next time. .. safe and warm. , . Items _..anty Expressed or ....ents, Lost or Damaged Articles, D r a ">25 r“ 2;“ at .~ W *0". 91"” as; 'n ' n: 3 rncrpal Auctioneeer ’r’mcrpal Auctioneer .v'.fl.ro»mg(,,‘. HA “myrrh Pr 4““? fe§§ Assn-4. . fr, “.snv'r'a‘xr O‘CSAL Fri? a atflhfl. ’4#/ 31“. AA. 1‘ ‘1 AI. 8 4 c we ‘ ‘1