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12 - May 13, 2021 , News Outlook COMMUNITY Third of declining COVID cases in Gateway Health District VACCINATIONS NUMBERS SLOWLY INCREASE IN REGION Cecil Lawson ~ KyNewsGroup ‘ cecil@kynewsgroup.com The county-by-county breakdown of new cases .over the past six weeks 'was: , (Data courtesy of Gate- way District Health De- As of Tuesday evening, Bath , County‘ .-re'mains among seven counties} in the state Whoseinciden‘ce ‘ rates remains in the “red” ‘bone,rabove 25 cases per 100,000 population over a rolling 7-day period. Elliott County went for nearly two weeks without new cases and reported only 2 new cases on Tues- . day evening- Nearby counties also in the red zone include Pow- New COVID19 case numbers in the Gateway Health District continued a third straight week of Codfier-Journgl by Debo- rah Yetter, the Eastern Kentucky nursing home which experienced an out- break of a COVID-19 vari- ant due to an unvaccinated 46 cases 1 (26‘ residents and staff) and 3 deathsvwas identified as Life care Cen- ter of Morehead. The nursing home was not previously identified in an April 21 CDC report following an investigation by state and federal public health officials. The Cou- rier-Journal obtained the facility's name through an open records request The CDC report noted that vaccinated residents decline after appearing to peak during the latest surge in mid-April. ‘ The total number of new cases during the 7-day pe- the COVID variant intro— duced into the nursing home was similar to but not identical with strains identified in other coun- tries, The variant had not in the state. Vaccinations numbers continue to slowly increase across the nation, state, and the Gateway District Counties. In the United States 34.8 percent of all adults are ful- ly vaccinated, and 46 per- cent have had at least one riod from May 5 — 11, 2021, in the 5-county Gateway area was 62, down from the previous period. shot, according to CDC data released on Monday. In Kentucky, the De- partment of Public Health reported that 42 percent of adults have had at least Gov. Andy Beshear re- ported on Tuesday eve- ning that 1,882,396 people have had at least one vac- cine dose, near 50,000 more people than last week. Vaccination rates for the Gateway Health District counties this week for '- Nicholas 7.9 those receiving one shot were (as of Monday), rep- resenting about a 1 percent increase over the previous week in the table below. tucky Dept. of Public Health) Also of note this past week: Last Thursday, Gov. Andy Beshear announced that on May 28, all events and businesses with 1,000 or fewer people present can increase to 75% capac- ity. In addition, starting May 28, indoor and out- door events with more than 1,000 people can be held at 60% capacity. * On Monday, the US. istration expanded the emergency use authoriza- tion (EUA) for the Pfizer- BioNTech COVID-19 Vac- cine for the prevention of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) to include adolescents through 15 years of age. ell, Montgomery, and Ma- and staff suffered dramati- 34‘ 1 3 413.5 5.513 0 8°“ “mfies' cauy fewer Smpmms than According to an article those unvaccinated. {Ewan M, ,_ n , u w 7619 . in last Tuesday‘s Louisville The report also said that ‘ numbers. malesflap membranes on BY Charles Mattox Annual cicadas are the sides of their bodies . KyNeWSGI'OUP green, black and brown making a click that rever- CharleS@kynewsgl‘0uP-00m and appear in two to three- berates in their abdomen, r'nfieyrérnamerewyet; mg. Brood X (the X is not a letter but the Roman numeral for ten) mem- bers of cicadas will soon be emerging from the ground all across Ken- tucky. . Brood X, is one of the largest groups of cicadas in the US. In addition to "Kentucky, these cicadas will be present in Michi- gan, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, New York, Geor- gia, Tennessee, North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, V Maryland, New Jersey _. and Delaware. While cicadas will be present throughout Ken- tucky, counties along the Ohio River, state parks and forested areas are ex- pected, to see the biggest year cycles. Periodical ci- cadas.like.Brood.X..on.the Entomologists- say... ci-.,,. other..th areappearing. aftei“ a 17lyear slumber, have black exoskeletons, bulging red eyes, nee- dles for mouths (they all have needle mouths) and wings that fold tent-like over their bodies. When the cicadas crawl out of the soil as nymphs, they climb onto a conve- nient vertical surface to molt and leave behind a brittle exoskeleton. After quite literally shedding their skin, the adult males set out to climb atop a tree, like an oak, ash or a hickory, and begin to play (screech?) the mating song of their female of the species. Other males will join in to make the song louder to recruit more females The cicadas don’t make the sound with their mouths, instead, the W Incorporated City of Frenchburg Resolution adopting and approving the execution of a Municipal Aid Co-op Program Contract between the Incorporated City and the Commonwealth of Kentucky, Transportation Cabinet, Department of Rural and Municipal Aid for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2021, as provided in the Kentucky Revised Statutes and accepting all streets referred to therein as being streets which are a part of the incorporated City. Be It resolved by the Legislative Body of the Incorporated City that: The Legislative Body of the Incorporated City does hereby ac- cept all streets referred to in said Contract as being city streets which are I put of the Incorporated City; and The Legislative Body of the Incorporated City does hereby rllly and adopt all statements, representations, warranties, covenants, and agreements contained in said Contract and does hereby accept said mu and by such acceptance agrees to all the terms and conditions therein stated; and . The Chief Executive Officer of the said Incorporated City is hereby authorized and directed to sign said Contract as set forth on behalf of the Legislative Body of, and the City Clerk of Frenchburg is hereby authorized and directed to certify thereto. The vote taken on said Resolution. the results being as fol- ‘ lows: AYES Della Brown Venus Hurt Nancy Sorrell HAYS Mayor Edward Bryant Commonwealth of Kentucky Incorporated City of Frenchburg V I, Brindl Gross. City Clerk of Frenchburg certify that the foregoing is a true copy of the Order above. Given under my hand and seal of office this the 6th day of May. Signed Brandi Gross Clerk of Frenchburg "lhb advertisement was paid for by the City of Frenchburg using taxpayer fillers In the amount of $104.” Published in the Menifoe County News Outlook 05. 13. 21 ‘ V which is mostly hollow cedars. can..pr9dncs fear shrill, calls.‘.. one is a call‘ to attention, and others are designed for court- ship, distress and a group chorus which can reach decibel levels comparable to those of a chainsaw or leaf bloWer. Though the cicadas can be annoyingly loud, they offer little harm to humans or other animals and amount to a bumper crop of food for animals that don’t feed solely on plants. The insects pro- v1e a rlc source 0 pro- tein for lots of animals; from birds, ' to reptiles, squirrels, foxes and many COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY CLAUDETTE FAUDERE BATH COUNTY CIRCUIT CLERK Notice of Final Settlements filed in Bath District Court.- Name of Estate: Bobb D. Hatton Name of Executor/A Date Filed: 5/ 3/ 2021 inistmtor: Connie Richardson Any excepn’ons to final settlements must be filed within 30 days from date said settlement was filed in Bath District Court. 5] Claudette Faudere Bath County Circuit Clerk Published in the Bath County News-Outlook on 05.13.21 Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Spring Subsidy An enrollment period for LIHEAP Spring Subsidy will run from May through June 30, 2021. The program is designed to help offset the cost of a household's home energy cost. Applications will be accepted during the enrollment period, or until designated funds are depleted on a first-come, first-serve basis. Income eligibility for the program is up to and including 150% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines. The benefit amount awarded is based on a household's income and primary fuel type. Benefits are paid directly to the primary fuel vendor in the form of a voucher. Individu- als should contact their their local Community Action Agency office to apply. All applicants will be required to supply the following docu- mentation at time of application: Proof of Social Security Number or Permanent Residence card (Green Card) for each member of the household. Proof of all household’s (all members) income from the preceding month. Most current heating bill, statement from your landlord if heating expenses are included in your rent, or a statement from utility company if you participate in a Pre- Pay Electric Program. The account number and name on the account for main heating fuel sources and electric bill. CALL 1-800-927-1833 to schedule an appointment. 0 er creatures at roam across northeast Ken- tucky. Some brave survivalist types have even tasted the cicadas for protein and sources say the cicadas nut flavor. Most of us will likely take their word on that. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY CLAUDETTE FAUDERE BATH COUNTY CIRCUIT CLERK Administration has been granted by the district court of Bath County upon the following fiduciary appointments: Deceased: Lenora Fraley Address: 426 West Main St. Owingsville, KY 40360 Fiduciary: Romona D. Fraley Address: Date of Appointment: 4/30/21 Creditors Must File Claims By: within 6 months Attorney: Ira Kilbum Address: PO. Box 356, Salt Lidc, KY 40371 Deceased: James M. Fraley Address: 426 W. Main St., Owingsville, KY 40360 i Fiduciary: Ramona D. Fraley Address: Date of Appointment: 4/30/21 Creditors Must File Claims By. within 6 months Attorney: Ira Kilburn Address: 20. Box 356, Salt Lick, KY 40371 ' Deceased: Lois Jean Simpkins Address: PO Box 3, Olympia, KY 40358 Fiduciary: C tal Simpkins Dyer Address: PO ox 136, Olymp Date of Appointment: 4/13/21 ia. KY 40358 Creditors Must File Claims B : within 6 months Attorney: Leslie Richardson mith Address: PO Box 1040, Owingsville, KY 40360 Deceased: Jeanette Good aster Address: 3301 White 0 Rd., Owingsville, KY 40360 Fiduciary: Sheri Knox Dean Address: 705 Ashley Court, ML Sterling, KY 40353 Date of Appointment: 4/13/21 Creditors Must File Claims By: within 6 months Attorney: Ira Kilburn Address: PO. Box 356, Salt Lick, KY 40371 Deceased: Mary Becraft Smith Address: PO Box 3, Olympia, KY 40358 Fiduciary: Simpkins Dyer Crgztal Address: PO x 136, Olympia, KY 40358 Date of Appointment: 4/13/21 Creditors Must File Claims By: within 6 months Attorney: Leslie Richardson Smith Address: PO Box 1040, Owingsville, KY 40360 Deceased: Clarine Address: 82 West Pub 'c St., Sharpsburg, KY 40374 Fiduciary: Tony Yo Address: 234 Ratlifi R ., Sharpsburg, Date of Appointment: 4/27/21 KY 40374 Creditors Must File Claims By: within 6 months Attorney: Kim Hunt Price. Address: PO Box 1189, Owingsville, KY 40360 Deceased: Janice Maries Clark Address: 4067 E. HWY 36. Owingsville. KY 40360 Fiduciary: Ted D. Clark Address: 600 Vincent Way No. 2602, Lexington, KY 40503 Date of Appo Creditors Must File Claims Attorney: Kenton L. Ball intment: 4/ 20/ By: within 6 months Address: McBrayer, PLLC, 201 a. Main St., Suite 900, Lexington, KY 40501 sIClaudette Faudere Bath County Circuit Clerk Published in the Bath County News-Outlook on 05.13.21