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News Outlook Your Hometown Newspaper June 27, 2013 - 13 / iii: photos by Cecil Lawson Young participants in the Bath County Memorial Library's Summer Reading Program got to take a trip around Owingsville and read about dinosaursl Holly Howard, as- sisted by Children's Librarian Charlene James, Library Assistant Kanon Howard, and volunteer Lisa Newport, joined by Miss Willie Mae Jones and her kids from School Age Child Care, took the kids on a reading tour with the book =When Dinosaurs Used to Come with Everything." Pages were placed on business doors, front lawns, street signs, and even in an outhousel Following the walk, the kids got to cool off in the courthouse yard with popsicles served by Holly and Bookmobile Driver Sarah Staton. BATH NTY EXTENSION N ii!!i i!i;i ilil) COOPERFIVE EX I EN SION SERVICE UN~VkRSI'I Y O[ NTUCgk (;{)liege ot:Agricuh ure' Gary Hamilton Cooperative Extention ANent for Agriculture and Natural Resources Martha Perkins Cooperative Extention Kentucky has an abundance of trees--about 12.4 million forested acres. In Eastern Kentucky, forests are full of dense stands of hardwoods. In Western Kentucky, you're more likely to see a ripar- ian forest along a winding river, and in Central Kentucky, stately bur oaks often populate urban landscapes. Regardless of the species or climate, these forests help all of us breathe cleaner air, drink cleaner wa- ter, enjoy forest wildlife and we use products from them every day. Because we have a diverse climate and soil composition, after tree harvesting. True or false? 2. Forest and related industries are important to Kentucky's economy. True or false? 3. What percentage of Kentucky is forested? Is it 35, 50 or 60 percent? 4. The best time to view Kentucky's fall foliage usually is between the second and third weekends in Octo- ber. True or false? 5. Sun is the only en- ergy required to grow a free. True or false? 6. How many products are produced from frees? Is the answer 3,500, 4,700 or Agent for Family and Con- many tree species grow in 5,000? ,, . ~ Kentucky The array of trees 7. How much paper , sumer ~c,ences . " .~ ~. ;: ::. ........ Tb~'}hTi~gJ21emons ........... gives us a cnance to nave : does each person in the : ~ .: -- .. L .. some forest fun Here's an United States use on average z~xrenswn ~lgenLror 4-n . . . . interesting tree specms qmz. every year? Is the answer 250, (Answers are at the end of this Bath County Farmers section.) Market Now Open 1. What tree is often found in people's mouths? The 2013 Bath County Farm- 2. What tree always er's Market is now open. This sighs and languishes? year's market is again located 3. What tree makes at the Bath County Agriculture war on crops? Education and Marketing Cen- 4. What tree grows ter, located at the 123 exit of nearest the sea? 1-64 and US 60 in Owingsville. 5. What tree grieves The Market will be open every more than others? Tuesday, Friday and Saturday 6. What tree is older from 8:00 AM to sell out, until than most others? the end of the produce season. Tree species answers: The market will again offer 1. gum a wide array of fresh locally 2. pine grown produce for customers 3. locust to choose from. Many Market 4. beech (beach) vendors will be accepting WIC 5. weeping willow and Senior Coupons. We hope 6. elder that everyone will come and Now let's look at the impact support our local farmers. The trees and tree products on Market is again open to Bath our lives by answering the and all surrounding counties, questions below. (The correct answers are at the end of this Fun facts about Kentucky section.) forests 1. Kentucky has to replant maW of the acres The Second Reading of the 2013 Property Tax Ordinance for the City of Salt Lick will be held at the rescheduled regular City Council meeting on ]uly 9, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. at the Salt Lick Fire Department. The Second Reading of the Fiscal Year 2013-014 Budget Ordinance for the City of Salt Lick will be held at the rescheduled regular City Council meeting on July 9, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. at the Salt Lick Fire Department. All citizens are invited to attend. Published in the Bath County News Outlook on 06.27.2013 500 or 750 pounds? 8. Nationwide, approxi- mately how many tons (2,000 pounds equals 1 ton) of paper are recycled? Is the answer approximately 28, 40, 46 or 53 million tons? 9. What percentage of a tree can be used to make wood and paper products? Is the answer 50, 67, 75 or 100 percent? Impact of trees, tree prod- ucts answers: 1. False. Sprouting from stumps and from fallen seeds will quickly repopulate a harvested area. 2. True. In Kentucky, 105 of 120 counties have some types of wood indus- tries that employ approxi- mately 51,000 people. 3. Fifty percent, or more than 12 million acres, of Kentucky is forested. 4. True. For more in- formation on times and loca- tions to view fall foliage colors as October approaches, call 1-800-225-8747, or visit http:// www.kentuckytourism.com. 5. True. Sun is the Myself, Darrell and Chase would like to say a special and very appreciative thank you to all those who have been so helpful at this time in our lives. At this time last year we would never have expected to have the unanticipated guest called cancer to visit our family. Just to say the word solicits an uncomfortable sense of dread. From the moment of being diagnosed, so many have said prayers, stopped by with food, as well as, sending cards and gifts. You will never know what this has meant to us during this time. We are so blessed to live in this wonderful commu- nity with so many loving people who are willing to extend a hand when needed. God has blessed me abundantly even through something that would appear difficult. I have IIlearned sO much abOut the true kindness Of Others" " William Arthur Ward once said, Love is not a noun, it is a verb. It is more than a feeling-It is caring, sharing, helping and sacrificing." I have never felt the love of Christ more than over the past few months. Thank you so much. Angie Baker and Family I I The Menifee County how it goes, we may Farmers Market will be-have to change it to an- gin its selling season on other time. We are try- Friday, July 5th from 4ing to give more people p.m. to 6 p.m. and alsoa chance to come out we will be selling fresh and get flesh produce. produce at the Farmers If you have any recom- Market on Tuesdays mendafions let us know starting on July 9th from when you come to the 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the market. If you have any Farmers Market build- questions please call the ing on Back Street in Extension Office at 768- Frenchburg. The Tues- 3866 or Charlene Small- day selling date will be wood at 768-3724. Hope on a trial basis to seeto see you at the market. only energy needed for trees to grow. As they grow, trees remove carbon dioxide from the air and produce oxygen through photosynthesis. 6. Some 5,000 products are produced from trees, ranging from our homes and furnishings to the toothpaste we use. 7. Each person in the United States uses 750 pounds of paper per year. 8. We recycle about 46 million tons of paper each Bath Extension News cont. on page 16 Specializing in the removal of Viruses, Spyware and Malware: 160 Catnip Ct. Carlisle, KY 85%648-0579 jcmccord@gmail.com www.jeremymccord.com Canning Workshop Freshen Up Your Can- ning Skills! .... IasseS at :enffee Co. 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