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News Outlook Your Hometown Newspaper March 20, 2014 - 7 From the Journals of Burl Kincaid, Jr. 4 By: Ginger Karrick- I remember several in- Kincaid stances in life when I was For the next few weeks, three years old - such as this column won't be about sitting on my father's knee what my father-in-law while he played the violin, wrote about Bath County, bouncing me up and down. although we'll get back to Several of my uncles were that later on. Instead, it will present at Christmas 1914. be about what my great-un- They had brought whiskey cle William Owen Karrick from Mt. Sterl n. g, Ken- wrote about growing up in tucky, but I can't remem- Salt Lick. For those of you ber anyone getting drunk who don't know, my grand- other than my oldest father was Hugh Karrick of brother, Paul. On one oc- Salt Lick, and his brothers casion Paul decided to play and sisters included Travis drunk-man. He poured (father of Ann and Nan), and drank a cup of whiskey Edsel (former principal at and ended up very sick, Salt Lick), Louticia (who with a promise never to taught school for many play drunk-managain. years in this county) and I remember riding on a Virginia (who was the wife roof shingle over an em- of Dr. Milburn Wheeler bankment in our side yard of Morehead). There are when the snow was on. others, but those are the I remember wanting to names with which many of go with my older brothers you will be familiar. ome to their rabbit boxes down of my papaws siblings ha our orchard. Of course lived their lives away from they didn't let me go. Bath Cotmty. My Uncle I remember well the day Bill did, but, as you can tell that we moved from White upon reading his words, Sulpher to Salt Lick. We Salt Lick always held a spe- were riding in a buggy - a cial place in his heart, one horse carriage. I was From TOe William Owen four years old at the time. Karrick Story:. I was seated on the floor "I was born March 7, board, Mother 0aolding 1911 at White Sulpher, my sister Gertrude) and Bath Co., Kentucky. My Dad were in the buggy father was James Thomas seat, and my brother Hugh Karrick and my mother was standing up behind was Mary Warner Karrick. the buggy seat, I thought I was the seventh of twelve this trip of approximately children in the Karrick three miles was a very family. Midwife Kate B. long journey. We finally Nickell of Ewing brought arrived at our new home me into this world, in the afternoon. Three of my older brothers had pre- ceded us with two wagons and our furniture - the last two loads My grandfather Hugh Karrick and grandmother Leticia Karrick had moved to Salt Lick earlier. They lived next door to our house. As soon as I could, I made a mad dash over to Grandmother's house. I ,had visited with my parents When my grandparents lived on a farm at Mudlick before moving to Salt Lick. I spent many happy days at my grandmother's house. She always had plenty Of milk and molasses cook- ies. The cookies were in a big jar which I could reach. At the age of six I start- ed to school at Salt Lick. I had a teacher named Maud Wright. I remember the first day very well. I wanted to go to the same room with nay brother Hugh but he insisted and I went to the Junior Order school building across the road from the main school building. I can't remember too much of the first year of school excelft my dad help- ing me learn to read. He was always ready to help any of us with our studies. Our mother was the main spelling teacher." That's all for now and we hope you enjoyed it. Next week, the 1918 Flu Pan- demic hits and you'll hear more about the school- teachers at Salt Lick. O' irror, )irror on wall.., tfibt . By:. Kymberlee A. Mar- the patch of gray that was low forming in my hair. I had to Yep, I've seen it on movies sit down because no longer and t.v shows. The exact too- staring back at me was the ment when the overworked man or the stressed out mother, looks into the mirror and begun to notice the wrin- kles, or the bags that have seemed to appear on their face. It's also at that moment that they start to feel their exact age, and maybe just a little older. I had my moment this past weekend. I don't re- ally spend hours prepping in fun carefree girl I used to be. The face that I seen was full of worries and responsibili- ties and not what I wanted to look at today. How could it think I'm going to have to. First I need to stop worrying so much..worrying causes wrinkles and wrinkles are not welcome here. I am go- ing to be greatful for every- thing I have in this chaotic world of mine, because a lot of people doesn't have it this / Anschluss On the morning of the com/posts/2014/03/16/ President's speech detail- think_crimea s referen- ing sanctions against the dum_looks_dirty_you_ Russians over the refer- should_have_seen_the_ endumin Crimea, I awoke anschluss_plebiscite). from a dream in which I After all, who could be heard the term Anschluss against the democratic repeated three or more ideal of the people choos- times. The term seemed ing their own rulers? The familiar but I couldn't problem arises when there place it, so I looked it up. are no guarantees that the Per Encyclopedia Britanni- rights of those who voted ca, Anschluss refers to the against the referendum absorption or "union" of will be protected. This is Austria into Nazi Germa- the enduring problem with ny. Hitler accomplished raw democracy--it can this by a referendum vote be like two wolves and a on April 10, 1938 0attp:// lamb deciding what is for www.britannica.com/EB- dinner, as Ben Franklin fa- checked/topic/26730/An- mously quipped. schluss). With this in mind, my On Sunday, the referen- prayers for the people dum passed to join Crimea in Crimea go out. Who with Russia. As in Aus- knows what will happen tria of 1938, the vote was next? Will dissenters be overwhelmingly in favor, brutalized as dissenters Prior to the conflict in the were in any number of Ukraine, only 41% of Ukrai- countries where refer- nians would have support- endums concealed a lust ed unification with Rus- for power? It is possible. sia (http://w hwccityam. Yet my prayers also go com/blog/1393929175/ out to the people residing poll-shows-not4 ne-major- in the remainder of the ity-any-ukrainian-region- Ukraine. Leading them favours-joiningirussia), are the proxy warriors of This leads me to wonder NATO, the far right anti- if there was a Sudden and Semitic Svoboda party dramatic change of heart (http://www.channel4. or if the referendum vote com/news/tdev-svoboda- was rigged. We may never far-right-protests-right-sec- know. tor-riot-police). It appears Referendums have that the Ukraine is caught a long history of be- between two rapacious ing used by the power- empires: Europe and Rus-. ful to cloak territorial or sia, neither of which' is political aggressions in concerned about the well- the mantle of morality being of the people. (http://blog.foreignpolicy. This morning, President The word Selah appears must have meant, "Wait a seventy-one times in the moment, David, and think be that people see what they good so why stress, and that Psalms and three times of this." Think what, we want to see sometimes and' takes care of the gray hairS I in the bo0kof Habbakult. ' might ask. Being be- other times reality smacks right? I kind of like the fact l Its specific meaning is trayed? Being pursued? them right in the face. I don't that I don't go through the not known but it implies Being driven from family know when the point came long ritual of getting ready that the reader, or the and friends? that I started to let myself go that I used to after all who one who is reading the Of course not. But, and not care so much about has time. As a single mother Psalm, should pause, rest then, what is he to think Obama announced sanc- tions against Russia for in- terferingin Crimea. Bythis logic, couldn't the US also be sanctioned for assist- hag the lawless overthrow of the elected president of Ukraine (http://original. antiwar.com/chris ernes- to/2014/02/28/look-who- the-u s-i s-siding-with-in- ukraine-egypt-and-syria/ )? Rather than posturing and threatening Vladimir Pufin, if the leaders of our nation truly cared about the,Ukrainian people, they could have petitioned the Russians to ensure a ref- erendum that would have protected human rights. Then again, if they truly cared, they never would have instigated the unrest in Ukraine to start with. Though the conflict is many miles away from our shores, the repercus- sions of our meddling in the Ukraine could come swiftly in the form of financial upheaval as Russia dumps our dol- lar (http://www.ibtimes. com/ukraine-crisis-takes- new-spin-russia-threatens- dump-us-treasurys-if-sanc- tions-imposed-1559238) or, God forbid, in a nuclear exchange (http://news. yahoo.com/state-tv-says- r ussia-could-turn-us-radio- active-212003397.html). Pray for peace and safe- ty, Granny Sue doing so he ran into the arms of the Almighty God. He found in Him his pro- tection form persecution and his source of salva- tion. There is no one lille the Lord! He is our com- fort in times of conflict and protector when others front of the mirror every day what I looked like. You can of a very active four 37ear old like I used to in high school, only 0ovingiy) blame kids lets just say that dolling up is [ In fact I avoid them as much for so long. We live in an age not very high on my list ofI as possible. People say that where everything is acces- things to do. I wish I had the the mirror not only reflects sible. They make fake nails, time for hair straightening, your image but it also re- fake hair, fake eyelashes, and eyeliner and mascara.. flects the truth. Exactly hair dyes, makeup, cold but lwouldratherspendmy why I have avoided them. creams, and clothing items time playing a game or just My monient happened this that can make you appear . spending quality time with past Saturday. I had gotten slimmer. WeU somewhereAidan. So heres my compro- a speck of something in my along the way I lost the misc..the next time I look eye and went to lry and rinse' memo. What a difference a in the mirror maybe i'll try it out. After drying off my few years make. People say to find one positive thing face with a towel I caught a that you are only as young instead of focusing on the quick glimpse in the mir- as you feel, if thats the case negative. So Mirror, Mirror ror that stopped me dead in then I feel much older than on the wall at least give me my tracks. Standing there my age. So what is a woman a warning next time before looking backat me was ato do? Do I throw in the tow- my next intervention or re- wore out, aging, stressed el and accept things the way ality check. Oh, and mirror, out woman that I tried so they appear to be right now? mirror do you happen to hard not to be. After care- Or, do I jump on the band- have photo shop? ful examination I dug in just wagon and try to start work- a little deeper and noticed ing on self improvements, t t Notice to Mountain Telephone Customers The Federal Universal Service Charge is to recover the amount telecommunications providers must con- tribute to the Federal Universal Service Fund, which helps keep local phone rates affordable for all Americans. Effective April 1. 2014, the Federal Communica- tions Commissioq (FCC) has issued an increase in the contribution factor pertaining to the Federal Universal Service Charge (FUSC). This factor will increase slightly from 16.4% to 16.6%. Mountain Telephone Your Rural Cooperatire or stop and think of "this" or "that" - or whatever the writer was addressing. It is illuminating and inspir- ing when we actually ap- ply it. David was driven from his palace and people by his rebellious son, Absa- lom. When he saw his army and his advisors fol- low his son he wrote the third Psalm. In his despair he wrote, "O Lord, how many are my foes! How many rise up against me. Many are saying of me, 'God will not deliver him.'" Then he paused, thought for a moment and said, "SelahI" Which of Owingsville $3 buck breakfast daily until 11dm ...................... 7. ........................ Senior Citizens' Night each week Tuesday Night, 4-8 p. m. Food is 50% off (excludes ice cream) of?. And he answers his own question: "You, oh Lord, pursue us. Redeem this discount coupon at our.,, Kentucky Deer L Turkey Expo N0 m0netary ~a~ ~ ~0ull0n i~ ~t0~!I visit deerinfo;o6m i Call for a RIE Quote II Bath County' Bath County News-Outlook(USPS 045260) is published every Thursday by M.C. 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