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1 Americana THE BATH COUNTY NEWS-OUTLOOK Owingsville, Ky.mWeek of August 7 - August 14, 2003 13 Bear's prevention mascot, turns 59 this celebration will August 8, from :30 p.m., at the ; Visitor KY 801 South at Various activi- place, including a kids to meet picture taken more about .Prevention message. Smokey will for kids who bring Ored t-shirt. Learn are fought and your home from wildfires, will also take at Twin campgrounds focusing on fire prevention A video about shown through- Saturday, August 9, Center. can receive a comic book and a find out how to take on a walk with more information, Forest Service "606-784-6428. States annual set States Cooperative its preliminary at a series of meetings, includ- meeting for Southern States Inc., Owingsville Carlisle, and Mt. Sterling is good," says Scribner. "Our ng strategy has to better serve our of agriculture, our debt by in less than believe our mem- couraged by the m our financial lnc.--Owingsville , Carlisle, and Mt. Sterling branches will hold their annual membership meeting, Friday, August 15, 2003, in Owingsville Lions Club Park. Kendall Springs Road, begin- ning at 8:00 p.m. With the theme "Southern States is Here to Stay," the cooperatives management will use the meeting to report on both local and company-wide operations, as well as projected budget results for next year. Local board members and Farm Home Advisory Committee (FHAC) members will be selected, and retiring FHAC and board members will be rec- ognized. Board nominees up for elec- tion include Randy Buckner, Charles E. Copher, Ewell Moore and Mike Sexton. FHAC nominees up for elec- tion include Darlene Buckner, Linda Gray, Jean Snedegar and Mary Glenna Snedegar. "The annual meeting is the best single opportunity to out- line our plans for the future to our membership and discuss our progress is assessing our financial goals," notes Roger Stephens, manager of SSC, Inc.,Owingsville Service, Owingsville Branch. Tudor graduates from basic training Army Pvt. Wesley Tudor has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fit- ness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chem- ical warfare and bayonet train- ing, drill and ceremony, march- ing, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice sys- tem, basic first aid, foot march- es, and field training exercises. Tudor is the son of Scott Tudor of Preston. August is KY 'Breastfeeding Awareness Month' The month of August is Kentucky 'Breasffeeding Aware- ness Month' and public health officials are calling attention to this important topic. Special focus will occur dur- ing the World Breastfeeding Week, August 1-7. This year's theme is "Breastfeeding: In a Globalized World for Peace and Justice." The theme will focus on ways to think globally about breastfeed- ing, but act within your commu- nity to protect, support and pro- mote breastfeeding. Many activities are planned throughout the state celebrating breastfeeding. Walks, the Rock and Relax Booth at the Kentucky State Fair, special pro- motions and displays will'be set up in communities around the state promoting breastfeeding. The Kentucky Women. Infants and Children (WIC) Program was one of nine pro- grams in the states and Indian Territories to receive a federally funded grant in 2002 from the United States Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service (USDA/FNS) to pro- mote Breastfeeding in Eastern Kentucky. The project "Using Loving Support to Build a Breastfeeding Friendly Community" kicked off with training in Eastern Kentucky in December of 2002. The "Loving Support" Project is moving forward and training will be provided statewide by the fall of 2003. The grant will focus on provid- ing breastfeeding education to public health staff, health pro- fessionals, encouraging devel- opment of breastfeeding coali- tions, and providing education to employers on the benefit of employees who breastfeed. Kentucky WIC Program will be part of a national ad cam- paign with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Women's Health and "will launch a three-year media campaign in the fall of 2003. The media campaign will be based on the goals, objectives, and recommendations of the Health and Human Services Blueprint for Action on Breastfeeding, and will primari- ly target first time parents who would not normally breastfeed. The campaign will be marketed through a variety of channels and strategies such as TV and radio public service announce- ments, bus stop posters, bill- boards, educational pamphlets and articles in community news- papers, parenting and women's magazines and websites. When a mother makes the decision to breastfeed she is offering her child the best food that meets all their needs for the first six months of life. The national Healthy People 2010 goals--a set of health measures --are to have 75 percent of the women breastfeeding at birth, 50 percent breastfeeding at six months and 25% breastfeedine at 12 months. Currently, Kentucky WIC Program data indicates that 27.6 % of WIC mother's breastfeed at birth. Breastfeeding is a public health issue. Research shows the breastfeeding enhances the effectiveness of immunizations, lowers the risk of allergies, reduces the risk of an infant becoming obese later in life- therefore reducing the risk of chronic diseases, reduces infec- tion, risk of breast and ovarian cancer in women, reduces risk of SIDS and reduces hospital- ization and overall health care cost. Breastfeeding increases infant IQ and provides comfort and bonding. Breastfeeding is a gift that mothers give their babies that will last a lifetime. New Owingsville ,: pastor feeling right at home [:00i!i!ii!!iii!!i!i!--From00t!00iii!iiiiiii!!!iiii] ins and nursing home residents. Abernathy will also begin work on his Masters of Divinity at Asbury Theological Seminary later this month. (He received his Bachelor's degree in History from Valdosta State University). Abernathy says his wife, Rachel, 25, is excited about their new life here. "She makes a good preacher's wife," says Abernathy with a smile. He says several members of the congregation have asked if Rachel can play piano. "She can't play now, but Renee Baber has offered to give her les- sons," he says. Rachel is set to finish up a de- gree in child education at More- head State University and has ac- cepted a job as a teacher's aide at a Christian School in Montgomery County. -- I II IIIIII III I I Spreading the gospel - Fresh fruits and veg- etables are quite common at the farmers market. Every now and then some live music is, too. Pictured here is Clifton Purvis taking time to "spread the gospel" to all those who stop by.(News-Outlook photo, Kirby Haskins) 1. Bad Boys II .......................... (R) Will Smith, Martin Lawrence 2. Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (PG-13) Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom 3. The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen ........................ (PG- 13) Sean Connery, Peta Wilson 4. Johnny English .................. (PG) Rowan Atkinson. John Malkovich 5. Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines .................................. (R) Arnold Schwarzenegger, Nick Stahl 6. Finding Nemo ...................... (G) Alexander Gould, Erica Beck 7. Legally Blonde 2: Red, White and Blonde ........................ (PG- 13) Reese Witherspoon, Sally Field 8. How To Deal ................ (PG-13) Mandy Moore, Trent Ford 9, Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle ............................ (PG-13)., Cameron Diaz. Drew Barrymore 10. 28 Days Later .................... (R) Cillian Murphy, Naomie Harris In County $18 - Out of County $22 - Out of StateS28.! Mail your address information along with payment to: P.O. Box 577, Owingsville, KY 40360