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News Outlook By Cecil Lawson KyNewsGroup cecil@kynewsgroup.com State and local officials were on hand Tuesday morning at the French- burg Farmers Market to celebrate National Farmers Market Week and the 40th Anniversary of the French- burg Farmers Market. Local vendor Robert Doyle. welcomed Com- munity Farm Alliance Ex- ecutive Director Martin Richards and Sharon Spen- cer, Director of the Direct Farm Marketing Division of the Kentucky Dept. of Agriculture. Doyle noted that the Frenchburg Farmers Mar- ket got its start with the late Marvin Botts, who sold produce out of his pick-up truck on Main Street and helped to start the local farmers market in 1981 with the help of the Coop- erative Extension Service. He also thanked the City of Frenchburg for building and maintaining the farmers market pavilion on Back Street with grant funding in the mid-20005. Doyle said the market has been a great success with the support of the community and With great vendors. He said this year a record number of ven- dors had signed up to par- ticipate. Martin Richards noted that last year, when grocer- ies stores were running low on inventory because of the COVID-19 pandem— ic, people turned to their local farmers, markets for food. The Community Farm Alliance sponsors the Dou- ble Dollars Program for individuals participating in SNAP, WIC, and the Senior Voucher programs, to help increase access to fresh, local food for low-income individuals and to increase“ sales. for, Kentucky farm: Farmers Market is one of 43 farmers markets across the state that participates in the Double Dollars pro- 9mm. Sharon Spencer said that while last year was tough, Good Affordable Insurance Home, Mobile Home, Farms FARMERS HOME MUTUAL INSURANCE Eire - Wind Liability (Personal and Farm) Church a Business Rental Property IKE FRANCE 606-845—7432 859—473-0968 606-849-4210 Toll Free 1-800-952-0003 (KY Only) 108 Court Square, Flemingsburg, Ky 41041 SERVICES OFFERED: Trim trees, cut down trees, grind stumps and will haul off Tear down houses, barns and will haul off Cut driveway in - Dig basements Clean fence rows Drive fence posts - Tear old fences down Track Hoe work Skid Steer Grading - Water lines Mow around lakes ends and creeks MIKE MERS 606.272.1311 MARKO COPHER 606.336.4193 ers: The Menifee County afice fofrriakingithe ~ Your Hometown Newspaper COMMUNITY photos by Cecil Lawson everyone learned that “farmers are essential.” She praised local farmers markets for adapting to COVID restrictions in in- novative ways. “We want to keep this 10- cal food movement moving forward,” She said. “Get to know your local farmers, and continue to shop at your local market. Support your local farmers and buy Kentucky Proud.” State Representative Da— vid Hale also thanked all of the farmers markets in his legislative district and said the FrenchburgFarm— ers Market owed a debt of “gratitude to the late Mar- vin Botts. “I hope it’s here another 40 years,” he said. Frenchburg Mayor Ed- ward Bryant also thanked the farmers market ven- dors, customers, andmthe Cooperati‘letkdeqsm' a success. The Menifee County Farmer’s Market remains open on Tuesdays 10 am. to 1 pm. and Fridays 4- 7 pm. Graphic Design - Software www.graytechnical.com Find us on Facebook. USED TANNING BEDSII. Only. 4 Leftllll $795.99 plus Tax New Bulbs To pick up one of these great deals Call (606)683-2104 or (859)948-4376 Allison’s Concrete . William. D. mingle: AGENCY MANAGER Derek Ellington, Agent in m? Owingsviile ' Pitt {606) Gem (6061.9 . August 05, 2021 .9 674-6335 nstruction ,& "'“oval Inc. ' g Counties o _{_ Trimming o Fully Insured fie - We grind stumps P.O. Box 39 Olympia, KY 40358 Home: (606)674-3960 JR’s Home Improvement Gateway Andrew —‘ New Homes - Vinyl Siding Replacement Plumbing Ferrell eve ral Ne W | Windows - Remodeling ' Roofing - Barn Repair Ti Mat Pl b 'C tW k'W” 'Pl b' “""‘“2t.t.t§"“‘""“ 8 er “m er Talave ra pieces °"°'e 3 °’ "'"9 “m "‘9 We Build Dreams Rebuild Old Ones ’ 518 Lakeview Drive, Ewing, KY Experienced Home: 606-267-4710 0 Free Estimates Mobile: 606-776-4311 . Custom jr@jrban°n‘°°m Backhoe Work (606)768-2730 330 Tower Road, Frenchburg, KY 40322 Commercial 8. Residential Service have arrived down at Allison’s! 8355 Maysville Rd. - Carlisle, KY (859)289-6888 Williams Law Office, PLLC Megan Williams Office number (859) 448—3700 33W0, Mt. Sterling KY 40353 W Adoptions, Bankruptcy, Car Accident Claims, Estates, Work Injury Claims We are a debt relief agency. We help people file for bankruptcy under the bankruptcy code. Service Area: Bath, Menifee, Montgomery, Morgan, Powell, Rowan and Wolfe County Darvin’s Small Engine Repair Garrett’s Furniture “The area’s best value in quality home furnishings since 1.95 West Main Street Carlisle, KY 859-289-2308 “Can Pick Up Deliver” 5607 MOOrefield Rd. 0 Carlisle, KY 859-473-3281