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$6130.16}, 50 Cents 71 Miller l)l'.. (hvingsvillv, KY 10361) l’h.: (iOtitiTldlflfl/l Bath County, Vol. 155 No.31 MISSION ACCOMPLI’SHED OPERATION GATEWAY KENTUCKY PROVIDES CARE TO OVER 2,500 PEOPLE IN EIGHT DAYS Photos courtesy of GADD Group photo of the military members who worked at the Bath County site. GADD staff Left to Right: Robin Purvis, Emily Jordan, Joshua Farrow, Derris Stanland, Matthew Cooper, Benjamin Hamm. The Innovative Readi- ness Training (IRT) medi- cal mission Operation Gateway Kentucky has successfully come to a close. Gateway Area Devel- opment District (GADD) partnered with the US. Department of Defense, Kentucky Department for and Appalachian Regional Commission to implement the IRT, where military service members received training while serving citi- 'zens on American soil. After nearly a year of planning with the mis- sion’s leadership, Opera- tion V Gateway Kentucky servedover 2,500 individu- t? Procedures M: ‘ ’cal Procedures Optometry Procedures 868 803 302? It In)! '\ llml I‘ur \u/m‘w Local Government, ' — meats -— Demai 131% 603 2113 in and around the Gate- way region from July‘ 12 through July 19, 2021. Dur- ing the mission, approxi— mately 180 servicemen and women from four branches of the United States Mili- tary completed over 12,000 procedures and provided over. $1,000,000 in medical care. . I A total of five clinics were located throughout the region in Bath, Menifee, Montgomery, Morgan, and Rowan Counties ac- cepting patients fOr dental, medical, and optometry Services. "I‘he mission was a success and exceeded all iexpectations,” GADD’s Executive Director, Mr. 72:3 1259 ass 41 271 WWW — 2946 ms 22.666 ——— —— amass» las— ms _———_—— Vaiueomeiccs $239,624 $189,962 $195,557 $204 70 8: LOGGING 606-845-871 8 Timber Management 1 Logging Fence Boards l Barn Siding Sawdust l Firewood Pallets Custom Sawing ' Buying All Grades of Export Logs Including Walnut And Low Grade Logs as Well Specialized Logging ' Directional Falling Certified Master taggers 674 Turner Road, Flemingsburg, KY 41041 —— “3“ 4”" — , 0 Joshua Farrow, stated. “Gateway Area Develop- ment District is both prOud and humbled to have been part of such a great project that helped so many people in our region. Without our local elected officials, com- munity leaders, local part- ners, and volunteers, this would not have been pos- sible.” GADD was awarded the Operation Gateway Ken- tucky Community Partner Award by DOD at a cer- emony on July 14,2021, at v I ‘ Bath County High School. The US. Department of '7 Defense shared statistics on the IRT: $194,735 $1,023,133 ME- MI 7e n :I'~ ‘ Thursday, August 05, 2021 , Sharpsburg City Council rejects taking part in feasibility study for sewer service toBarnyard Venue COUNCIL SAYS Sharpsburg City Council members strongly rejected. .a proposal on‘Monday eve- ning to take part in a feasi- bility study to determine if the city’s sewer system could support a new line along Highway 36 to pro- vide service to the recently opened Barnyard Enter- tainment Venue. The Barnyard, located at 10005 West Highway 36, held its first concert on July 3. The property is located a mile from the intersection Photo courtesy of Bath County Schools .V of Highway 36 and Main Street in Sharpsburg. Con- certs and performances have '- been scheduled each month this year; through October. The business is a partnership owned by Mark and Kathy Smith, Jeff and Christy Vice, and John and Donetta Dotson. Jocelyn Gross, Direc- tor of Planning at Gateway Area Development District (GADD), said she had been approached by Bath Coun- ty Judge-Executive Bobby Rogers to request a stridy to NEW BUSINESSES SHOULD HAVE CONSULTED WITH CITY BEFORE DEVELOPING determine if the water line extension was a feasible project and to determine other options. She said the county would pay for the study, and the city would be able to select the engineer for the study. Council members had previously discussed re- quests for extending the city‘s water line during their two previous monthly Barnyard cont. on pg. 14 M.¢®rtwmw The Crossroads Elementary School Site Base Decision Making Council voted last Friday to hire Lara Little as the new Principal at Crossroads Elementary School, following the trans- fer of Lorinda Jamison to the position of Director of Pupil Personnel. Mrs. Little has taught in the Bath County School district for twelve years, ten of those at CES. During her tenure at Crossroads Elementary School, Mrs. Little has served the stu- dents and families of our community as a fifth-grade teacher, and most recently as the assistant principal for the last three years. I: Mrs. Little is a Crossroads Crocodile, through and through! She displays the leadership, dedication, and integrity needed to guide students, families, stakeholders, and faculty and staff toward excellence—especially when We still find ourselves in theseunprecedented and ever-changing times. By Cecil Lawson KyNewsGroup An Owingsville man died following a single vehicle accident last Friday after— noon on Interstate 64 near the Bath-Montgomery County line. According to Bath Coun— ty Deputy Sheriff Chris Hall, ‘Israel Jacobs, 47, was driving east bound near the 117 mile' marker in a Dodge Durango around 4 pm. when his vehicle left the roadway and rolled over into the median. Montgomery County Coroner Jimmy “Adams said Jacobs was ejected Solid Oak Maple and Cherry ; Bedrooms cecil@kynengroup.com ‘ ftom the vehicle and was transported to St. Joseph Hospital in Mt. Sterling. A minor female paSsen- ger was airlifted from the scene and taken to the Uni- versity of Kentucky Hospi- tal. . Adarris said he deelared Jacobs deceased at the hospital. The minor female pas- senger was treated for her injuries and later released. Deputy Hall said he sus- ' pects at this time that the cause of: the accident was either “a medical emergen- cy for the driver or a poten- tial mechanical failure 0 the vehicle.” , ' “ Adams said an autopsy was performed onthe vic— tim, but results will not be available for another six to eight weeks. Jacobs had been em- ployed as facility director at the Bath County Memo- rial Library Since 2016 "and was well-known by many in Owingsville for his engag- ing conversation and sense of humor. Funeral services were held for Jacobs on Wednes- day afternoon at the Jack- son Cemetery near Ow— ingsville. 8 10499 02178 9