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June 10, 2021

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10 June 10, 2021 May Day 2020 was not to be, thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, but things came back with a swing this past Saturday, almost a month later but no less fun. May Day 2021 kicked off with a return of the annual Owingsville Fire Depart- ment Pancake Breakfast, held this year at the Fire Station. Fifteen vendors set up downtown around the old Courthouse, and the Bath County' History Museum opened its doors to the public to a good turnout There were several food vendors, including the Bath County Cattlemen’s Association and the Bath Lodge #55. Fun and games got un- der way around noon, with Owingsville Trade Days or- ganizer Ian Corbin hosting several contests, including Closest to the Hole corn- hole, a Pool Noodle Toss and Ale -8 Chugging Con- tests, and the return of of the long-awaited Outhouse Races, with youth taking the Championship, the ' Bath County High School Football Team. The Parade got started at 1 pm, led by a 1948 Ford KSP Cruiser, driven by Trooper Scott Ferrell, and the City of Owingsville first fire truck, a 193ZREO Sp ed Wagon, by To and Judy Byron and restored and driven by Joe Mile and Marley Clark of Bath County Motor Ser- vice. . This year’s Grand Mar- shall was William Reed, and all the contestants for the Miss Bath County Pag- eant were escorted. Fire trucks from all the county’s fire departments, side-by- sides, motorcycles, and a horse and rider also took part. May Day Contest win- ner: Closest to the Hole corn hole winner - Brad- ley Stump — kayak excur- sion, sponsored by Cave Run Lake- Adventure and WKCA Pool Noodle Toss Winner — John Bradley - visit to the Kentucky Horse Park, sponsored by Kentucky Horse Park Ale 8 Chugging Contest — Shaun Bashford pool party sponsored by Bath County Pool 50/50 Drawing winner — Ashley Holly, donated back to the Owingsville Trade Days fund Outhouse Races Cham- pion BCHS Football sponsored bysOwingsville Banking Your Hometown Newspaper COMMUNITY The return of Outhouse Racing Ale Chugging Contest Owingsville resident and US Army Veteran Mike Bach, left, gave his Army Reservist friend Charlie Rich_andhhis.wife Vickirfrom Midland, Northfiarolina, a tour of May-Day as they visited overlie Heartbeat: ‘ r ‘ 081'24/7W toyow/ account wot/L 0m and Meade 3W Main Location 49 West Main Street, Owingsville 606-674-6317 Owingsville Branch 35 Brendan Street, Owingsville - 606-674-2168 31mm Salt Lick 23 Main Street, Salt Lick 606-683-3811 LENDER 0111]) an wmeankOBC.com Member FDIC May Day returns with a crow, fun, thouse races and parade photos by Cecil Lawson won the Outhouse Race Championship Joe and Marley in the front seat) TheMayzbay Parade GrandMarshall, William Reed ‘7 in .usmwmt .aiiueiurieii . ,r. wit». .,.. ,, .t to, » Radon is a naturally occuring, lung-cancer causing, radioactive gas ' that infiltrates your home through craCks in the foundation. If you are a resident of Bath, Elliott, Menifee, Morgan, or Rowan cOunties, you can recieve a free, in-home radon test kit today by visiting: wwwneahecorg/RadonKit For more information, email Mike Mattox at: MichaelE.Mattox@ky.gov This opportunity is brought to you by the Gateway District Hearth Department and the Northeast Kentucky Area Health Education Center. News Outlook Members of the Bath County Football Team , Camryn Al- len, Carter Hart, Matthew Blevins, and Jordan Everman, The City of Owingsville's first fire truck, a 1932 REO Speed Wagon, owned by Tom and Judy Byron, and restored by Joe Miles and Marley Clark of Bath Motor Service (with