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THE BATH COUNTY NEWS-OUTLOOK / Owingsville, Ky.--Week of February 28- March 7, 2002 1 5 f generations  The Manley's celebrated Christmas ans of family members present. Pictu red, left t right, Inie Manley.of Owingsville, her son, Bobby Manley, grandson, , great granddaughter, Jennifer, and great-great grand- Renfrow, also pictured is Sean Renfrow, all of e. t to people who to quit smoking Department for and CHA have an- ian agreement that will offer to assist people who quit smoking. benefit will offer CHA in 91 Kentucky nicotine replacement patch- one-time basis if they are in a smoking replacement such as the kind health departments ltucky's smok- e are pleased very positive beginning health insurers A Health," Leach, Commissioner Health. "This kind of pre- ivity can reduce the clin- burden of tobacco hess in time." Executive Officer, CHA histell adds, "We to creating healthier r.our membership and this step in that direction" state's Tobacco Use and Cessation Program, ats throughout offer the Cooper/Clayton Stop Smoking classes. however some may nominal tee to cover the materials. t recently an- a similar agreement with Ucky State District Council through the union's Welfare Trust Fund. the agreement with CHA -rage will be limited o-payment of $25 30 days of nicotine patch. may be enrolled in classes health department. providers, hospitals and ' provided that a trained fa- is Conducting the sessions. eahh members can take a tCHA Health pharmacy and present i with the required nicotine patches. provided by the smok- ing cessation counselors. CHA Health is a Lexington-based health-maintenance organization that provides coverage to over 130,000 people in Kentucky. CHA Health will also be informing its members of this new benefit. Here are the counties where CHA Health has members: Adair, Allen, Anderson, Barren, Bath, Bell, Boone, Bourbon, Boyd, Boyle, Bracken, Breathitt, Bullitt, Butler, Campbell, Carroll, Carter, Casey, Clark, Clay, Clinton, Cumberland, Edmonton, F_,lliott, Estill, Fayette, Fleming, Floyd, Franklin, Gallatin, Garrard, Grant, Green, Greenup, Harlan, Har- rison, Hart, Henry, Jackson, Jeffer- son, Jessamine, Johnson, Kenton, Knott, Knox, Larue, Laurel, Lawrence, Lee, Leslie, Letcher, Lewis, Lincoln, Logan, Madison, Magoffin, Marion, Martin, Mason, McCreary, Menifee, Mercer, Met- calfe, Monroe, Montgomery, Mor- gan, Nicholas, Oldham, Owen, Ow- sley, Pendleton, Perry, Pike, Powell, Pulaski, Robertson, Rockcastle, Rowan, Russell, Scott, Shelby, Sim- pson, Spencer, Taylor, Trimble, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Whit- Icy, Wolfe, and Woodford. A recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention showed that Kentucky led the nation in the percentage of adults who smoke-30.5, percent. The tobacco set- tlement money is to help people stop smoking and offer the programs to urge youths not to smoke. The Student Loan People sponsor Life 101 The Kentucky Higher Education Student Loan Corporation (also known as "The Student Loan Peo- ple") is giving students a lesson in life. The Student Loan People are spon- soring the distribution of "Life 101," a newspaper for Kentucky high- school seniors, Life 101 helps teen- agers make informed decisions about possible careers, where to go to col- lege and how to pay for it. A recent issue of Life 101 describes THE SIX STEPS TO CLEANING UP WITH CLASSIFIEDS t Gather up all unused articles of clothing, china-- or almost anything else! = Put a reasonable price on each article to be sold. Write an ad describing all the articles you wish. to sell or... = Bring it in and we will help you compose the ad. = Wait for the phone \\; ]1 , to ring withbuyers who are happy that you are selling exactly what they've always wanted. . Smile as you -/ "clean up" on  your clean-up sale. Classifieds -- a great way to "clean up" for spring! The Bath County ews-Outlook Four hours or leSSAccutronix Manufacturing Service honored their employees who missed four hours or less of work in the year 2001. The two are pictured from the left: Dennis Wayne Boggs and Chella Crouch. the types of financial aid available and how to get school loans. The newspaper includes an article about the dangers of accumulating credit card debt while in coll.ege, and it highlights young people in the enter- tainment industry who are in college or have graduated. It also allows students to enter a contest to win an iBooklaptop computer. The Kentucky Higher Education Loan Corporation was created in 1978 as an independent, de Jure municipal corporation and political subdivision of the Commonwealth of Kentucky to make, finance, ser- vice and collect educational loans. Its mission is to promote Kentucky's higher education opportunities by providing loan programs and related services. For a free copy of life 101 or for more information on The Student Loan People's services, call toll-free 888-678-4625 or visit the Web site at www.studentioanpeople.com. Boosters better than belts for kids who are 40 to 80 pounds Blue Grass Auto Safety Founda- tion says diligent parents that prop- erly restrain infants and toddlers in child safety seats too often skip a step when it comes to properly pro- tecting older children riding in vehi- cles. "The forgotten step is to buckle children weighing between 40 and 80 pounds into booster seats designed to position adult seat belts correctly and safely around the child," says Lilla S. Mason, Blue Grass Auto Safety Foundation Director. "Booster seats are better than belts because children that are not large enough to correctly fit an adult-sized seat belt remain at risk of fatal injury from shoulder straps that cut across their necks and lap belts that ride up onto their soft bellies. AAA is joining with other safety- minded organizations during Nation- al Child Passenger Safety Week, February I 1-18, to call attention to the need for increased use of child booster seats. According to Blue Grass Auto Club Safety Foundation, the easiest way to know when children are large enough for an adult seat belt is to evaluate whether their child can sit with their back straight up against the seat cushion while their knees bend over the seat without slouch- ing. Restraint use tot children from ages one to age four is 91 percent, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. How- ever, restraint use plummets to 69 percent for children age five to 15-- and most children five to eight are improperly protecled with an adult- sized seat belt, instead of a booster. Booste| scats can be obtained at major retailers usually less than $60. All bo,ter seats are required to meet federal safety standards, regardless ofpE ice. "l'hey make great gifts from grandparents or family friends. One of the biggest challenges to u ;!, a booster seat is child accep- tance, says Mason. The Foundation offers several key tips for choosing and using the right booster seat. From an early age, explain to yourg children that they will use a booster seat when they are older. When it is lime to switch to a booster seat, show children how the booster seat offers them better protection lha|l all adult seal. Make sure the seat fits your child's weight and height. Iry installing a scat in your vehicle before purchasing it. Maim sure it fits the vehicle seat and re- straint system. Always consult your owner's manual before purchasing and in- stalling a child safety seat. Most will offer specific instructions and list special equipment needed for proper installation of a child safety seat. AAA also recommends that all children under the age of 13 ride in the back seat. "The safest place for a young passenger is in the back seat, properly restrained," says Lilla Ma- son. "Unless there are no alterna- tives, the back is where it's at." When there is no other alternative but to place a child over the age of one in the front seat, push the seat all the way back and make sure the child is safely fastened in the appropriate child restraint. The Blue Grass Auto Club Safety Foundation is a non-profit charitable organization that serves to promote 498 3510 Your Hometown Rental Company We Rent For Less Wilson Auto Sales, Inc. 1884 Owingsville Rd. Mr. Sterling; Ky. i Valentine's Daygathering----nesidents of Hill Top Lodge celebrated Valentine's Day with their loved ones. Pictured from the left: Mr. and Mrs. Wilburn Ginter and Mr. and Mrs. Sterling Williams. (News-Outlook photo, Sunny Kramer) traffic safety awareness in Central and Southeastern Kentucky. EKU's Spotlight Day If you are a high school senior or community college student consid- ering Eastern Kentucky University but have more questions than an- swers at this point, you're far from alone. But the best news of all is that you can get many of your questions answered Saturday, March 2 at EKU's Spotlight Day. High school seniors, prospective transfers and their parents in Bath County have a special invitation to visit the Richmond campus for the event, which will begin in Brock Auditorium at 8 a.m. and continue in various campus locations through 12:30 p.m. Students planning to at- tend must pre-register by calling 859- 622-2106 (or toll-free, !-800-465- 9191) or on-line at www.enroilm ent.eku.edu/spotlight_spring_2002. Registration forms also are available from high school guidance counse- lors. Spotlight Day will include aca- demic exhibits, campus tours, re- freshments and information about admissions and various student ser- vices. Included are financial aid, scholarships, housing, residential development and education, co-op education, Career Services, finan- cial services, Student Development activities, Multicultural Student Ser- vices, Student Support Services and the Student Success Institute. Students and parents will benefit from activities designed especially for them and geared to student suc- cess and academic expectations. Stu- dents will attend a session on "Pre- paring to Succeed in College" and hear a panel discussion on "Life at EKU." Parents will attend sessions on admissions and financial plan- ning and another on academic ex- pectations for EKU students. "Students and parents will be able to talk with current students, faculty members and residence hall direc- tors," said Stephen Byrn, director of EKU's Division of Admissions. "They can get a sense of what EKU has to offer. "Already about 20 Bath Coun- tians are studying with us at East- ern," Byrn said. "We're delighted that some of the county's best and brightest students have come to East- ern, where we're committed to each student's success. Be a Bath County lldldl0000.T.E.R ELECT -- Phillip D. Copher For . . County Commlssnoner Bath Co. - Distrnct 2 Your Vote and Support Greatly Appreciated Paid For B qandidate I VOTE JOHNNY t YNN BUTCHER for Bath County Sheriff "...and justice,, for all..." ,, ~ not just a few ~  L. Butcher, candidate. I I ANTHONY "With your vote 1 today we can make a better tomorrow/" HERI.F I will be introducing myself to the residents of Bath County and announcing part of my agenda in next week's Bath County News-Outlook. PAID FOR BY CANDIDATE. ELECT Duane Bo00dinl- Bath (:'ounty SHI00RIFF " i i ii ii The only candidate to have attended the 16 week training Academy and to be certified by the Department of Criminal Justice. 9uane Bowling for I I I I I I