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n the Farm i students  On Tuesday, November 20, Youth Service Center sponsored a career breakfast interested in construction. The guest speaker was Tom owner of The Studio. Students in attendance were Ashley Chelsey Bailey and Brittany Shankland. The 8th grade chose their top three career choices and were placed in one have breakfast with a person in that profession. Gary Hamilton, Agricultural Agent Carole Risen, Home Agent Tera Rawlings, 4-H Agent John K. Wills- Agricultural Agent Emeritus County Production :ting-March 5 Bath County tobacco produc- . invited to a county Tobacco :tion Meeting on Tuesday, ,5, 2002. at 6:00 p.m. in Ow- Ile at the Lions Club Park on LII Springs Road. Topics to be at the meeting include: To- I'ransplant Management, and Curing Manage- Blue Mold and Black Shank Control; Variety Selection; Situation and Outlook; and from Sy ngenta and at this meeting will in- Gary Pahner, University Tobacco Specialist; Hawkins, Syngenta Repre- Chalfant, Valent meeting will begin with a by Syngenta and t. If you would like to attend, call tile Bath County Exten- at 674-6121 by Monday, 4th, to register. UK Dairy iference in Cave '-March 12 Commonwealth's dairy in- Is constantly changing and • potential. We're well post- this part of the U.S. right to gain a lot from e're a lot closer to states pop- growth like Florida than is and we should take of that proximity. The UK Cooperative Extension Service will host the 2002 Kentucky Dairy Conference at the Cave City Convention Center on March 12 Speakers from Kentucky and around the country will discuss current is- sues in dairy production and man- agcment. Registration will start at 8:30 a.m. and the conference will conclude at 3 p.m. Our focus this year is on repro- ductive management of the diary herd. We'll also highlight recent hap- penings in the industry and share updates with producers. Evans Wright, Kentucky dairy farmer and President of the Ken- tucky Milk Producers Association, will lead off the morning session. Wright has spearheaded the effort to obtain Phase t tobacco funds for the Kentucky diary industry. Animal scientists have learned much about cystic ovaries in dairy cattle and Bill Silvia. UK reproduc- tive physiologist, will detail the most current research. Conference participants also hear from internationally-recognized au- thor of the Artificial Breeding col- umn in Hoard's Dairyman, Jeffrey Stevenson. Stevenson is a faculty member of the Kansas State Univer- sity animal science and industry de- partment. Other speakers include Kentucky dairy prod'ucers, veteri- narians and industry professionals. Registration for the conference is $15 if paid by March 1, and $20 at the door. Contact your local county Extension agent for registration ma- terials. Send a check payable to Ken- tucky PDCA to George Heersche, Jr., Extension Dairy Specialist, Uni- versity of Kentucky, 406 W.P. Gar- rigus Bldg., Lexington, KY 40546- TIlE BATH COUNTY NEWS-OUTI,OOK OMngsville, Ky.--Week of February 21 - February 28, 2002 '7 Construction Careers  On Tuesday, November 20, 2001, the BCMS Youth Service Center sponsored a career breakfast for students interested in construction. The guest speaker was Walter Shrout. Students in attendance were Anthoney Meade, Rabble Rudd, Josh Tolliver, Jason Fetters, and Brandon Lykes. The 8th grade students chose their top three career choices and were placed in one area to have breakfast with a person in that profession. 0215. The Kentucky dairy industry has its share of challenges. But by keep- ing up with the latest research and management techniques, we'll be able to tackle those head on and make the industry better all the way around. UK sets shearing school for April 11 and 12 A quality sheep flock depends on many management practices. One example is shearing. If producers can learn to master the art of separat- ing a sheep /'ram its winter wool, they will be on their way to saving valuable dollars and having the sat- isfaction of a self-sufficient enter- prise. the University of Kentucky Col- lege of Agriculture will offer sheep producers a chance to learn shearing techniques during a hands-on shear- ing school April I 1 and 12 at UK's Animal Science in Woodford Coun- ty. Some of the most basic skills in sheep management are the most im- portant. Shearing is an important part of a good sheep management pro- gram. Charles Swaim of aster Pro- fessional Products will lead the 2- day event with the help of UK shep- herd Winston Deweese and associ- ate shepherd Endre Fink. Beginners will participate both days and more experienced producers are encour- aged to attend on day two to fine- tune their shearing skills. Enrolhn'ent is limited to 12 partic- ipants. Pre-registration is required. Participants will be expected to fol- low biosecurity procedures. The reg- istration fee of $15 for two days and $10 for one day is due by April 1 and should be sent to Shearing School, 911 W.P. Garrigus Bldg., I Universi- ty of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40546-0215. For more information, call or e-mail Monty Chappell at (859) 257-2716, (HYPERLINK "mailto:mchappel@ uky.edu). Develop a financial plan that would benefit from your tax refund If you have a tax refund coming this year, consider using this extra money as a one-time sum to begin putting your family finances in or- der. Look at your family's financial situation and evaluate the debts, es- pecially those with the highest in- terest rates. One way to put your family fi- nances in order is to pay credit card balances or loans that charge a high Future psychology majors on Tuesday, November 15, 2001, the BCMS Youth Service Center sponsored a career breakfast for students interested in psychology. The guest speaker was Courtney Mullins of Pathways. Students in attendance were Ashley Leach, Lynsie Rhoton, Mackenzie Snelling and Jessica Trusty. The 8th grade students chose their top three career choices and were placed in one area to have breakfast with a person in that profession• interest rate. If you receive a sub- stantial tax refund, you might be able to pay off several high-interest debts with relatively low balances. This will givc you a good start to pay all credit card accounts, keeping only one national credit card lbr emer- gencies. Once you have paid off each card, write the company to close your account. Be sure to de- stroy credit cards on the closed ac- counts. Review your withholding state- ment to determine if your refund is due to unusual deductions on this year's tax return, or is a result of excess withholding. If it's the latter, consider having less money with- held. You can use the extra to reduce high-interest debt or put it in an interest-bearing account. By investing the refund in a sav- ings account or a money market fund, you'll have money for unex- pected expenses. It's a good idea to have emergency savings equal to six months of family income. In- vesting the refund can make your family more financially secure by providing an adequate emergency fund. Another way to effectively use your income tax refund is to make a major purchase or do home repairs that you've been putting off until you have the money. These are op- portunities to put your tax refund to important use. Ixok at your family's overall spending patterns and have a meet- i ing to discuss the financial situation and set goals. Develop a written spending plan making expenses equal or less than income. Disci- pline spending so you can pay cash |or purchases, or pay the credit card balance before the grace period ends. Family members also should re- alize the need for long-term finan- cial goals such as buying a home, paying for college and saving for retirement. This will help young members learn that there are realis- tic limits on what you can afford. Eventually your family will move ahead financially. Contact your Bath County Ex- tension Office for more intbrma- tion. Homemaker leader training Friday, Feb. 22 The Homemaker Leader Train- ing Session for the March club meet- ings will be held Friday, Feb. 22, 1:30 p.m. in the Extimsion Office Meeting Room. Title of the session will be "Aging With Grace" and will be conducted by Martha Perkins, Rowan County Extension Agent for Family Consumer Sciences. T00lIBe a Bath County I Pre-Se.ason00lu/t00 859-498-81 05 198 Evans Drive o,,o.,O: Mt. Sterling, KY 40353 Behind Golden Corral Steakhouse -EVINS VALLEY ROAD - New 75% finished. Very nice home in =ntry with 3 bedrooms, 1 bath, living dtchen/dining combo, 2 car at- back deck. Call for ap- today. $69,500. I iiiiii  ,, : i: vil ..................... ROAD - 14x70 mobile 1992 Fleetwood like new. In- 8x12 covered front porch and Also has 20x24 metal a barn that is wired. 3 BRs, 2 BAs. nice floor plan. Central heat and r. Sits on 4± acres. Good septic sys- $72,000. Shown by appointment 60 WEST - OWlNGSVILLE - Lots, 1 1/2 acre each. Re- house or double wide. Only nUtesfrom -64 Price $15,00 per lot. S BRANCH ROAD - If you are a private place to live, this is for you. This 2.33 acre tot is a in Bath County. Sur- :1 by family owned farms, a new Cave Run water and on y miles from the 1-64 exit. This lot is to build your dream home. • Harold Akers, Principal Broker (859)404-3590 • Dwight Akers, Broker/Appraiser (859)498-7621 • Edith Conn, Sales Assoc. (859) 498-4558 • Mike Moran, Sales Assoc./App. (859)498-2493 • Louis Black, Sales Assoc. (859) 737-5530 • Kathy Ulery, Sales Assoc. (606)674-6925 • Tommy Orme, Sales Assoc. (859) 498-1885 • Bobble Chaney, Sales Assoc. (606)674-8941 • Dee Lawrence, Sales Assoc. (859) 499-0927 • Shelly Moore, Sales Assoc. (859) 497-0247 • Connie Cody, Sales Assoc. (859)498-0694 - We offer full Auction and Appraisal Services- Visit our website: www.akers-and-akers.com 466 WINDING WAY - Very nice spa- cious home (DW) sitting on 6 acres in the country. Home has 4 BR, 2 BA, LR, FR, kit, DR, Master BR has extra walk- m closet and a sitting room. $73,500. ' ......... , !i !r'' 5 169 WHITE OAK ROAD - OWlNGS- VILLE - Nice double wide with living room, dining room combo, 3 BRs cen- tral heat/air, on 1 acre lot. Super nice garden bath adjoining master bedroom. $57,900. OWlNGSVILLE ROAD-Approximately 8.5 acres ±. Has a barn and pond on property. Would be great place for a small horse farm. Would consider sub- dividing. $70,000. HWY 1269 - OWlNGSVILLE . Have you been dreaming of a nice level 5-10 acre tract of land in the country for your new home? Then look no luther. On Hwy 1269, Owingsville we have 29+ acres of level land that you can buy a 5- 10 acre tract or buy the complete prop- erty which consists of 29± acres. Two ponds, on property with some woods. 29± acres for $145,000 or purchase 5 or 10 acre tract. HART PIKE - 7 beautiful 2.-I: acre lots located on Hart Pike, approx. 2.5 miles from 1-64. Lots restricted to building or double wide mobile homes with a solid block perimeter foundat on. Call for more information. 10929 E. HWY 60- A very special family home! This brick veneer ranch home sitting on a beautiful shaded lot has a LARGE FR (mostly wood), LR, dining/ kitchen combo, 3 BRs with abundant closets, 2 full baths, utility room, carpet and wood floors. Kentucky Utilities, Bath Co. water and sewer, this home is in immaculate condition. $105,000. 205 SOUR SPRINGS - Super sized A- frame 2144 sq. ft., sitting on 5 acres, 3 BR, 2 BA, beautiful cathedral ceilings, beautiful balcony overlooking living room and den. Very nice kitchen, central heat and air. $149,500. WHITE OAK ROAD - Farm for sale. Nice grazing land or hunting farm with 1000 lb. Tobacco. This farm has 80 acres + with 3 barns (a 3 bent barn, 4 bent barn and a 5 bent barn). Also has 4 ponds and a creek running through property. Good hunting on ground with wild turkey and deer. Can be bought with or without tobacco base for $70,000. US 60 E. OWINGSVILLE - 2 nice starter homes or rental investments. Each con- sisting of 2 bedrooms, t bath, living room, and kit/dining combo. Conve- nient to interstate, schools and down- town business. Currently rent for $325.00 monthly. Reasonably priced at $44,500. Prices Good Now Thru February 28 Special! Save 00200 18 Hp, 46 in. Cut Lawn Tractor • Inlek'" I/C" V-Twin OHV with full pressure lubricalion and spin-on oil filler • Pedal controlled automatic transmission, infinite range of speed • Headlights, light switch, annneter • Manual PT0 • Mulcb kit included • FastAttach" accessories available s1299" ila3.1so Remington Pole Saw • Handles limbs with 8 in. cutting capacity • Pole extends from 6 ft.'6 in. to 9 It. 8 in. • Fiberglass pole is rust resistant • Chain saw can be used separately s109" 5.5 Hp, 18 in. width Rear line Tiller • Briggs & Stretton Intek OHV engine • Sealed cbain case with reverse lp'. "- "P" • Self-sharpening, counter rotating tines ' " : ii • Adjustable deptb bar, side panels \\; • Ad ustable swing handle, up-down and eft-right $1IFJ" to,14,3 s99" ,,o.,,,,, 10 cu. ft. Utility Dump Cart 3.5 Hp, 20 in. Pus! Mower • Brigg & Sltalion Classic " engine ' , . \\; \\; • 78i. ,o,mg handle ' "-=J*r-==--= k " t • Manual 3 position height adjustment [ ..= ..... " ]  -- . • , • 7 tl  1103 45361 • , , \\; :i ,,0,,,0, 5X7 It. Trailer [" le,/-   1. . .am al195 " Wire mesh floor & gate %"IZLI .,, ,,,.s ,4790000