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News Outlook Yollr Hometown Newspaper August 29, 2013 -13 SCHOOL Photo by Cecil Lawson This month's Student Spotlight at the Bath County School Board meeting on Monday evening was on this past summer's activities aboard the district's Cool School Machine. Instructors Shannon Hill, Tracy Caudill (both left) and John Elliott (right) handled teaching duties as the Machine regularly visited twelve sites around the county in June and July, providing math, science, and technology activities, exercise and fitness equipment, and food through the Summer Feeding program for elementary and middle school students. Hill said that up to 30 kids showed at most locations throughout the summer, demonstrating to them that they still mattered to the school system. =We met the needs of the whole child," Hill said. COMMUNITY Red Cross blood drr!Ve Friday in OwingsviUe Locally, a blood With the arrival of La- fit the Owingsville Amish in Owingsville on Friday, bor Day and the end of summer vacations, the American Red Cross is encouraging eligible do- nors to roll up a sleeve and give blood to help ensure sufficient supplies over the long holiday weekend. being conducted Friday, Aug. 30, from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, just east of Ow- ingsville on KY 36. In addition to answer- ing the Red Cross appeal, the local event will bene- Scholars. The drive is being coor- dinated by John Curry IV, a high school senior, as his project to qualify for the Eagle Scout Award of the Boy Scouts of Amer- ica. To sign up to donate please visit www.tinyurl. com/johncurryeaglepro- ject The Red Cross reports an urgent need especially for types O negative, A negative and B negative blood. Senator Albert Robinson to Represent Bath County Hello! My name is Government Committee, e-mail upoates on what's Robinson (R-London) rely Albert Robinson. I am the Transportation Com- happening at the Capi- resents the 21st District thrilled to be your new state senator. Every 10 years after each national census, Kentucky's Con- stitution requires the State Legislature to realign our voting districts accord- ing to population. The Governor called the Leg- islature back into Special Session to accomplish just this. With the popula- tion growth, my district now includes Bath County along with Laurel, Jack- son, Esfill, Powell, and Menifee counties. Every week during session (and quite frequently outside of that), I write an update from Frankfort discuss- ing the important issues being debated and voted on. I look forward to shar- ing my thoughts and votes with you and hope that you'll feel free to contact my office to share your thoughts or let me know how I can best serve you. I have served in the General Assembly for 26 years, being first elected to the Kentucky State House of Representatives in 1972 and then the Sen- ate in 1994. I am one of the most senior and experi- enced senators. I serve on the Banking and Insurance Commit- tee, the State and Local mittee, and the Veterans, Military Mfairs, and Vet- erans Committee. I am a self-employed real estate broker, auctioneer, farmer and one of the founders of a family-run business, Robinson Sausage Compa- ny in London, Kentucky. I live in Laurel County with my wife, Lucille. We have three children, five grand- children and one great- grandchild. There are several ways to contact me which I have listed at the end of this report. The redistricting the bill is now law as the Gover- nor signed it before I left Frankfort Friday after- noon. I will continue to at: tend committee meetings in Frankfort periodically as we review legislation in preparation for January. The Kentucky Legisla- ture Home Page, www.lrc. ky.gov, provides informa- tion on each of the Com- monwealth's senators and representatives, including our phone numbers, ad- dresses, and committee assignments. The site also provides a bill track- ing service, and commit- tee meeting schedules. By going to our eNews page, www.lrc.ky.gov/ pubinfo/listser v.htm, you can subscribe to frequent tel. In addition, the Gen- eral Assembly has its own blog, Capitol Notes,www. lrc.ky.gov/pubinfo/capi- tol_notes.htm, that will allow you to receive legis- lative updates at your lei- sure. You can also stay in touch with General As- sembly action in the fol- lowing ways: A taped message containing information on legislative committee , meetings is updated daily at 1-800-633-9650. To check the status of a bill, you may call the toll-free Bill Status Line at 1-866-840-2835. To leave a mes- sage for me or any legislator, call the General Assembly's toll-free Mes- sage Line at 1-800-372- 7181. People with heating difficulties may leave mes- sages for lawmakers by calling the TTY Message Line at 1-800-896-0305. You may write any legislator by sending a letter with the lawmak- er's name to: Capitol An- nex, 702 Capitol Avenue, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601. Note: Senator Albert including Laurel, Jackson, Estill, Powell, Menifee, and Bath counties. He serves on the Banking and Insurance Committee, the State and Local Gov- ernment Committee, the Transportation Commit- tee, and the Veterans, Mili- tary Affairs, and Veterans Committee. For a high- resolution .jpeg of Senator Robinson, please log onto http://www.lrc.ky.gov/pu- binfo/senate38.htm Photo by Cecil Lawson The Bath County School District was honored along with 119 other school districts around the state in Frankfort recently for their passage of Senate Bill 97, the Graduate Kentucky bill, which raised the mandatory drop out age from 16 to 18 years old. Bath County was among the first 96 districts to adopt the increased drop out age and receive a $10,000 grant from the Kentucky Department of Education toward drop-out pre- vention programs. Shown here with the certificate of recognition signed by Gov. Steve Beshear, First Lady Jane Beshear, and Education Commissioner Terry Holli- day were Bath County school board members, from left, Connie Grimes, Sandy Crouch, Supt. Harvey Tackett, Barbara Razor, and Hurschell Rawlings. Supt. Tackett said that the award will hang in the Board Annex. Submitted by Chris Howard During the Kentucky State Fair, Bath County FFA Mem-, ber Emily Skaggs competed in the Kentucky State Fair Auctioneering Contest. Emily competed against eleven FFA members from across the state of Kentucky. She auctioned livestock and farm equipment for the contest. Emily placed in the top eight auctioneers in Kentucky during the 2013 State Fair. PURCELLS AUCTION SERVICE 174 Maple Groce Rd. Carlisle, Ky 40311 www.auctionzip.com PUBLIC AUCTION SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 7TH @ lo:oOAM EDDIE PURCELL- Auctioneer License # P554 859-473-0630 ONS1TE AUCTION LOCATED AT: 1500 WHETSTONE ROAD, CARLISLE, KY 4031l Announcements Carrying Concealed Deadly Weapons Training Saturday, September 7, 2013 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Menifee County Sher- iff's Crime Wa.tch Office 96 Coleman Rd. Wellington, Ky. For more information, contact Sheriff Rodney Coffey at 606-674-3875 or 606768-6408 Cost is $75; veterans with ID, $65 Proceeds will go to the Menifee County Sheriff's New K-9 Program Bring 25 rounds, fire- arm, eye and ear protec- tion, and cleaning kit 2013 Bath County Volun. teer Community Service Award Nominations Nominate someone deserving today! Individual must not be paid for their community service work. Nominations forms are available at Owingsville businesses and can be turned in to committee members Nancy Purvis, Dorothy Clemons, Virgie Crouch, Roger Horse- man, Kelly Wilson, Chuck Kesler, Anthony Ander- son, or Bobby Richards. They can also be mailed to James P Rawlings, 814 Ridge Road, Owingsville, KY 40360 Nominations due by Sept. 30, 2013. Award to be announced in October FRENCHBURG AND MENIFEE COUNTY APPRECIATION DAY Frenchburg Mayor Edward Bryant and Menifee County Judge Executive James D. I'rimble Invites YOU lhe Citizens of Frenchburg and Menifee County to an evening af food, fellowship and (;nspel nmsic on Monday, September 9, 6:00p.m. Farmers Market Pavilion, l)owntown Frenchburg. 'Ihis evening is to show our appreciation to you the Citizens of Frenchburg and Menifee County. You the citizens make Menifee U, ounty a Place that we are proud to serve. Published in the Menifee News Outlook on 08.29.13 Gaunce Memorials I On-Site Custom Laser Etching - Portraits - Scenes - Emblems Large Selection of Gray and Colored Granite - Single or Double Monuments - Markers - Pet Markers 105 Locust Street Carlisle, KY 40311 Owners: Brent and Emily Gaunce 859-289-2271 PURCELL'S AUCTION SERVICE HAS BEEN AUTHORIZED BY EMMY MANLEY TO OFFER UP FOR AUCTION ITEMS FROM HER LATE HUSBAND (CHARLES RAY MANLEY) ESTATE. ITEMS INCLUDE 1983 FORD TRACTOR 3910 SERIES II WITH 4081 HRS. SHOWING, WITH SPIN OUT WHEELS, ORIGINAL PAINT, SHARP WELL-MAINTAINED TRACTOR. MODEL 532 FORD HAY BALER, 101 FORD PLOWS2-14, 1963 MODEL FORD 601 WORK MASTER TRACTOR, MOD- EL 513 FORD HAY RAKE, MODEL 451 NEW HOLLAND SICKLE MOWER, 1995 CHEVROLET 4)(4 TRUCK FULL SIZE 1500 SERIES WITH MANUAL TRANSMISSION, 350 ENGINE, 102,622 MILES SHOWING,NEW HOLLAND MANURE SPREADER, 6 FT. SCRAPER BLADE , HAY FORK, 16 FT. WAGON WITH FARMER RUNNING GEAR, HOLLAND ONE-ROW TOBACCO SETTER, WITH BARREL AND CULTIVATORS, APPROX 3-4000 TOBACCO STICKS, 3 PT HITCH BOOM POLE, PORTER CABLE PRESSURE WASHER, CHAIN SAWS, SADDLES AND OTHER EQUINE TACK, BATTERY CHARGERS AND OTHER MISC. HAND TOOLS TOO NUMEROUS TO MENTION. CHECK OUT THE WEBSITE. FOR MORE INFO CALL EDDIE: 859-473-0630 NO BUYERS PREMIUM!!!!! PAYMENT METHODS: CASH OR CHECK WITH PROPER 11) ALL ANNOUNCEMENTS MADE DAY OF SALE WILL TAKE PRECEDENCE OVER ANY WRITTEN MATERIALS. NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ACCIDENTS CONCESSIONS WILL BE PROVIDED BY THE NICHOLAS COUNTY HOSPITAL SPECIAL ACTIVITIES COMMITTEE