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6 - July 26, 2012 Your Hometown Newspaper News Outlook Paul Howard Richardson, long-time Lion's Club Horse Show vol- unteer and pe cipent, won his first Road Horse to Bike ridden by amateur class on Tuesday evening to the delight of the crowd. Richardson has been tiding slnce he was around 2 years old. 'I always wanted a road pony, but dad always made us tide," he said. RichardsOn bought Ragal's Miss Kate last fall. He had he trained by Les Cunningham. =Cunnlngham is a great trainer," he sald. Let's hope Richardson decides to try it again next year. LOCAL HISTORICAL SOCIETY VISITS JOUETr HOME Submitted by Scottie Hicks On Thursday July 19, 2012 members of the Bath County Historical Society toured the historical Jack Jouett house in Versailles (left). After the educational tour the group shared lunch together at Irish Acres in Nonesuch, KY. The rural homestead (fight) includes a 1780's frontier stone cabin, used as a kitchen by the Jouetts. The 1797 Federal-style brick cottage features a for- mal parlor, dining room and three bedrooms. Period fur- nishings complement the rooms. Jouett had an important role in the American Revo- lution. On the night of June 34, 1781, Captain Jouett rode 40 miles through the back- woods of Vh'ginia to warn Governor Thomas Jeffer- son and the legislature of the approach of 250 British troops. Jack Jouett's heroic act saved the American Revolu- tion by preventing the cap- ml-e of its most important political leaders. Jouett migrated to the Bluegrass after the war, where he played an impor- tant role in the Kentucky statehood,convention, served in the legislature, and became a prosperous planter and breeder of fine horses and cattle. He and his wife Sally bards reared twelve chil. dren, including renowned portrait painter Matthew Harris Jouett. Captain Jouett migrated from Woodford County to Bath County where he resided in the Peeled Oak area until his death in 1822. July 24, 1941 Crops along the water courses in Bath County suffered heavy dam- age from the severe rain storm that swept over the county shortly before midnight Friday. Damage was especially heavy in the northern and western sections, along Flat Creek, East Fork, White Oak, and Prickly Ash. Forty bridges in the northern part of the county, including the 75 foot iron bridge on Little Flat, were accounted for by the flood waters and roads throughout the area were practically ruined. Isaac N: Fugate, WPA Supervisor, reports work complete to date on the following streets: Wa- ter, Oberlin, High, Wells, Bath, and part of Richards, which has been suspended for minor causes. WPA has built 7525 L Ft. of com- bination curb and gutter, 4226 L Ft. of 4-foot side- walk and installed 8 24 in by 18 in catch basins. The following students are enrolled for the second summer term at Morrhe- ad State Teachers College: Lucille Alley, Amanda B. Yarber, Johnston A. Young, Madge Shrout, Edna H. Copher, Virginia Rose Kantz, Edith Roberson and Larue Warner. July 29, 1965 Groundbreaking cere- monies for the $30,000,000 Cave Run Dam and Reser- voir has been set for Satur- day, August 7, at 11 a.m. Electrical storms and heavy rains last Friday fol- lowed by extremely hot, humid weather Saturday left a trail of damage across the entire county. County Agent Joe Thompson es- timated Monday that he poundage and quality of the 1965 burley crop has been cut %15. Between 10 and 12 % was probably de- stroyed, he said, three to five percent lost in grade and pounds. Softball team standings as of July 26: H'toppers 8 wins - 2 losses M'ville 7-2 O'vile 7-2 '63 Champs 64 Lawbreakers 6-4 Salt Lick 2 5-4 Whisman 3-7 Sharpsburg2-7 Preston 2-8 Smithville2-8 July 25, 1974 The Bath County Board of Education and its mem- bers were named defen- dants in a suit filed at the Bath County Circuit Court Monday by Mary w. Pend- leton and Alma 1L Coyle. The suit was filed against the five board members James W. Reeves, Robert H. Copher, Jeff Gilvin, Glenmore Hogge, and Milton (Bud) Swartz, and against Darvin K. Estes, Superintendent. The two plaintiffs stated in the suit that the board has disre- garded their rights in re- gard to their retirement. Two Salt Lick men, Bob Crouch and his nephew Darwin Crouch, were taken to the hospital with serious gunshot wounds Friday after being shot by Dept. Sheriff Virgil Can- dill when the men attacked him. Playing their first year of semi-pro baseball, the Bath County Merchants, under the management of John Baber, have been doing a tremendous job in the Bluegrass League. July 29, 1982 Salt Lick's fourth annual Homecoming Festival has been set for Saturday and Amish Shop Now Opened E. and E. Metal Roofing & Siding 661 Mt. Sterling Tilton Rd. Flemingsburg, KY 41041 We make roofing to your length, 20 colors #1 40 year warranty at $1.85 L/F, #1 Galvaume $1.55 L/E All trims to your needs made in our shop. Plus nail and screws Ph. 849-8620 leave a message, we'll get hack to you Sunday, Aug. 14-15, with flea markets 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. each day. The possibility of locat- ing an electronics assem- bly plant on the Owings- ville industrial site was aired Monday night when a county man presented a proposal to a group of city business and civic lead- ers. Roger Donohew, of Peeled Oak, who has been employed by a Mt. Ster- ling electronics plant, and Ron Tackett, an accoun- tant with that firm, have drawn up plans for a new company named Donotech Electronic Manufacturing, Inc. and hope to locate in Owingsville by Dec. 1. Coach Mike Bromagen has resigned as girls' var- sity basketball coach at Bath County High School. Coach Bromagen started the girls' program at Bath County some eight years ago and has a tenure as long as any 10th regional girls' coach. July 26, 1990 Dr. Martin L Carr, superintendent of the Bath County Schools, an- n0unced at a called Board of Education meeting Wednesday of last week that he wished to give up his position and asked the board to advertise for a new superintendent. Dr. Carr came here after the death of his friend, Darvin Estes, superintendent of the Bath .County Schools, and agreed to serve in an interim capacity until a new superintendent could be named. The Salt Lick Deposit Bank has purchased the buildings occupied by Dr. D. C. Cameron and the Mini-Mall, the old Majestic Theater, facing Vimont Street, as well as three residences behind those buildings from Mrs. Shanklin Gatewood and heirs of Mt. Sterling. At a recent meeting of the Bath Lodge #55 Free and Accepted Masons, a 50 year Pin and Gold mem- bership card were pre- sented to Coleman Shrout and his brother, Paul Shrout. The Shrout Broth- ers were first members of the Ramsey Lodge #730 at Sharpsburg and later on that Lodge was consolidat- ed with Bath Lodge #55. Each of the Shrout Broth- ers are past masters of Ramsey Lodge, with Cole- man having served twice in that capacity. july 26, 2001 Friday night and early Saturday, community vol- unteers and cancer victims and survivors came to the Bath County Athletic Field to help with one of the larg- est fund-raising efforts in the county, with this year's Relay for Life. The event REWARD OFFERED FOR person or persons involved in a theft involving pollin chain saw, 3 weedeaters, 2 ffs 90's, Stihl, Shindaiwa, Stihl blower. If items are returned no charges will be pressed. Mark Birchfied 606-768-4803 or cell 1-606-495-7487 LEGAL NOTICE Due to the proposed construction of the Frenchburg-West Liberly Rd (US 460) project officially designated as FD52 083 6169401R ; STPS 406-2, Menifee County, Item No. 10-117.01, the Commonwealth of Kentucky, Transportation Cabinet, Department of Highways deems it necessary to remove and relocate the'unknown cemetery which is located along US 460 appro~dmately 2.4 miles southeast of Franchburg. The said cemetery, which date is unknown, is on the current right of way fronting property previously owned by Mr. Grover Abney and designated as Parcel 35 on the official plans. Said cemetery is approximately 10' x 10' and may contain an estimated 1 to 2 graves, all of which are unmarked and unidentified, all of which will be affected by the project. Anyone having knowledge of the cemetery, !such as the names of persons buried there or their next of kin are requested to comact Logan Lovely, Division of Right of Way, lackson, KY 41339. The telephone number is (606) 666-8841. Published in the Bath County News Outlook on 06.28.2012 ) Framing - Construclion - Concrete - Garages - Pole Barns - Room Additions - Roofing - Siding- Block - Brick and Stone Tony Jarrell, Owner Try it Free! 888.979.221 606-407-2585 This photo, probably taken in the mid-to-late 1980s, shows the late Russ Metz, left, owner and editor "of the Bath County News-Outlook, sharing a laugh and smile with the late Robert Gilmore, former Mayor of Owingsville. raised over $27,000. On Monday, July 23, Lt. Gov. Steve Henry paid a visit to Bath County EMS. The issue on the agenda was helping EMS Director Donna Jamison and her employees receive their money for the services they provide to Medicare and Medicaid patients. Five Owingsville resi- dents were among 83 Morehead State Univer- sity students inducted into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi during its annu- M spring banquet: Chey- enne Bromagen, Connie Grimes, Susan Deborah Hedgecock, Jane L. Miller, and Laurie D. Miller. i We cut to your size, #1 METAL we Offer a Full line of Post Frame Building lIB lll .llMl llBlll.tl dBfll Supplies DEUVERY AVAILABLE Pole Barns:Garages ,Horse uarns, .Metal Roofs Concrete Flatwork Low CD rates? Say"hi" to Woodmen of the World. be ow, ~ re ~ ~ry ~ on the ga~, and ~u may n~ hzv~ much ~dence in bank~ aWoodmen or theWc can: Earn competJ e Urterest races eene6t from ta defevea earnings hoo l[ a more than a of: m hewnt fa. hes Pat K. Letcher Field Representative Phone 859-473-0414 pkletcher@woodmen.org ~'a'Co~,)ul. . ews-,~ .00< Bath County News-Outlook (USPS 045260) is published every Thursday by M.C. Investments d/b/a/Bath County News-Outlook, 81-A Water St Owingsville, KY 40360 Periodicals Postage Rates are paid at Owingsville, KY 40360 . voTMA ,TER. S dres anges , Bath County News-Outlook, PO Box 577, Owingsville, KY 40360 Members of the Kentucky Press Association The International Society of Weekly Newspaper Editors 2011 SUBSCRIPTION RATES: 525.00 for year in Bath County, $3O,00d~,where in Kentaeky and $35.0~ out of state. Subscriptiom include ~ales tax where applicable. All subscriptions payable in advance. WE ENCOURAGE LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Bath County News-Outlook welcomes letters to the editor Letters must be signed and include a daytime phone number for confirmation. Unconfirmed letters and unsigned letters will not be published. Phone numbers are not published. We reserve the right to deny publication of letters and to edit letters for content. The deadline for letters to the editor is 5 p.m. Friday. Send letters to: Editor, Bath County News-Outlook P.O. 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