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20 - August 29, 2013 Your Hometown Newspaper News Outlook COMMUNITY Kentucky's jobless rate increases to 8.5 percent in July 2013 KeS seasonally by 1,909. employment, while two de- posted an.increase of 1,000 ation, accommodation and tivities of other organiza- adjustd:;!iJreliminary un- In a separate federal sur- clined and two stayed tlie jobs since July 2012. food services, tions, including temporary employment rate rose to 8.5 percent in 3iii from 8.4 percent in June 2013, according t the Office of Employmen[::hnd Training (OET), an  of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. The preliminary July 2013 jobless rate was .1 percentage points above the 8.4 percent rate re- corded for the state in July 2012. The U.S. seasonally ad- justed jobless rate dropped to 7.4 percent in July 2013 from 7.6 percent in June 2013, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. Labor force statistics, including the unemploy- ment rate, are based on estimates from the Cur- rent Population Survey of households. It is designed to measure trends rather than to count the actual number of people working. It includes jobs in agricul- ture and those classified as self-employed. In July 2013, Kentucky's civilian labor force was 2,088,479, a decrease of 8,799 individuals compared to the previous month. Employment dropped by 10,708, while the number of unemployed people rose vey of business establish- ments that excludes jobs in agriculture and people who are self-employed, Ken- tucky's seasonally adjusted nonfarm employment rose by 9,500 jobs to 1,846,200 in July 2013 from the pre- vious month. On an over- the-year basis, the state's nonfarm employment has added 18,900 jobs. 'The two surveys usu- ally move in the same di- rection, but sometimes, as it happened in July, the numbers diverge. It's im- portant to remember that the surveys are measuring different aspects of the la- bor market. The popula- tion survey estimates the number of people working or not working while the business survey assesses the number of jobs. Some- times people have more than one job, so that may explain part of the dif- ference," said economist Manoj Shanker of the OEZ. Nonfarm data is provid- ed by the Bureau of Labor Statistics' Current Employ- ment Statistics program. According to this survey, seven of Kentucky's 11 ma- jor nonfarm North Ameri- can Industry Classifica- tion .System (NAICS) job sectors registered gains in same this month. Kentucky's trade, trans- portation and utilities sector gained 2,600 jobs in July 2013. This is the largest sector in Kentucky with 378,800 positions, and accounts for about 20 per- cent of nonfarm employ- ment. Since July 2012, jobs in this sector have jumped by 9,000. "Employment in both retail trade and the ware- housing sector showed gains in response to pent- up consumer demand," said Shanker. The construction sec- tor increased by 2,500 po- sitions in July 2013 from a month ago. Since July 2012, employment in con- struction has dropped by 600 jobs. "Construction employ- ment has declined in seven of the last 12 months," said Shanker. "Nationally, new- home sales have surged spurring construction. But Kentucky hasn't seen the same growth in new homes, though existing home sales have increased in response to low mort- gage rates." The educational and health services sector added 2,300 positions in July 2013. The sector has The financial activities sector gained 1,500 jobs in July 2013. Compared to July a year ago, busi- nesses involved in finance, insurance, real estate and property leasing have in- creased by 2,800 jobs. "Almost all of the growth has been in the finance and insurance market," Shanker said. "Homeown- ers have rushed to refi- nance before mortgage rates go up." The state's manufactur- ing sector grew by 1,500 positions in July 2013. Since July 2012, employ- ment in manufacturing has fallen by 1,400 jobs. 'ffypically, manufactur- ing, especially in durable goods industries, recovers slowly because of the capi- tal needed to jumpstart this sector. However, during this recovery nondurable goods manufacturing has lost momentum at times, especially in areas like plastics and chemicals," said Shanker. Kentucky's leisure and hospitality sector posted a gain of 1,400 jobs in July 2013. Since July 2012, the sector has grown by 12,000 positions or nearly 7 per- cent This sector includes arts, entertainment, recre- "Employment in hotels and restaurants has re- mained firm in response to consumer confidence and increased spending," said Shanker. The number of jobs in the other services sector, which includes repairs and maintenance, personal care services, and reli- gious organizations, rose by 200 positions in July 2013. Compared to a year ago, there has been a loss of 2,300 jobs. The information sector remained fiat in July 2013. This segment has declined by 1,800 positions since June 2012. The industries in this sector include tra- ditional publishing as well as software publishing; motion pictures and broad- casting; and telecommuni- cations. Employment in the min- ing and logging sector was unchanged from June 2013 to July 2013. The number of jobs in this sector has dropped by 2,100 since last July. The state's professional and business services sector lost 900 jobs in July 2013. This category includes establishments engaged in services that support the day-to-day ac- employment services. Since last July, jobs in the sector have increased by 2,700. The government sec- tor, which includes public education, public admin- istration agencies and state-owned hospitals, de- creased by 1,600 jobs in July 2013. The sector had 400 fewer jobs compared to July 2012. Civilian labor force sta- tistics include nonmilitary workers and unemployed Kentuckians who are ac- tively seeking work. They do not include unemployed Kentuckians who have not looked for employment within the past four weeks. Kentucky's statewide unemployment rate and employment levels are sea- sonally adjusted. Employ- ment statistics undergo sharp fluctuations due to seasonal events, such as weather changes, har- vests, holidays and school openings and closings. Seasonal adjustments elim- inate these influences and make it easier to observe statistical trends. However, because of the small sam- ple size, county unemploy- ment rates are not season- ally adjusted. Schools, teachers can apply for transportation grants from Kentucip/Arts Council Kentucky schools and .8100. tivities at one of several Grants/TranspARTation. teachers interested in tak- ing arts-related field trips this fall may apply :for as- sistance with trhn]pta- tion costs through: th e Kentucky Arts Council!S TranspARTation Grant. ' Any: Kentucky public or private school support- hag grades pre-K through 12 may apply. Grants are awarded based on mileal  from the school buildi * to the arts organizan or performance, ;.Ue and the number fl uses necessary. There is a minimum grant amount of The grant deadlines for fiscal year 2014 are: *Sept. 1, 2013 *Dec. 1, 2013 *March 1, 2014 rI'he TranspARTafion Grant allows many of Ken- tucky's schoolchildren to experience the arts by fa- cilitating travel to and from ln eved Lori - Ws art council executive director. q'his is a popular program and one the arts council is proud we can continue to support, n Schools must attend ac- pre-approved arts venues. Participating arts organi- zations demonstrate appro- priate arts programming and the ability to provide supplemental educational materials to teachers and schools. The Sept. 1 applica- tion deadline applies to field trips that will p cur between Oct,,,id, "Dec, 31, Trans157tT/ti6i grants are awarded on a quarterly basis. View guidelines and find an ap- plication form online at http://ar tscouncil.ky.gov/ htm. For more information about the TranspARTa- tion grant, contact Jean St. John, arts education direc- tor, at jean.stjohn@ky.gov or 502-564-3757, ext. 486. The Kentucky Arts Council, the state arts agencY, creates opportuni- ties for Kentuckians to val- Je, :participate in and bene- fi'om the arts. Kentucky h:S Council funding is provided by the Kentucky General Assembly and the National Endowment for the Arts. Congressman Barr invites the public toa Military AcademyDay This is a free event for students and parents in- terested in learning mqre about America, military, academies, requirements for admission, and the con- gressional appointment process. High school and junior high students con- sidering enrolling in a ser- Day for Sixth District Date: September 7, 2013 Time: 8:30 a.m.Registration 9:00 a.m.--ll:00 a.m.-- Program Location: The Aviation Museum of Kentucky (Next to Blue vice academy or a careerin Grass Airpor0 the military should attend. 4029 Airport Road Pre-registration is not re- Lexington, Kentucky quired. ::' .... What: Military Academy Representatives will be on hand to answer ques- tions from students and family members: U. S. Naval Academy U. S. Military Academy U. S. Air Force Academy U. S. Merchant Marine Academy U. S. Coast Guard Acad- emy National Guard UK Army ROTC UK Air Force ROTC Open to the Public. For Brandon Price Named Peoples Bank '.:: ': Player of the Week Brandon Price was select- ed as Peoples Bank Player of the week. Price a Senior Running Back and Defensive Back led the Wildcats with 110 yards rushing, 105 Receiving yards and had an intercep- tion on Defense in Friday night's game vs. Paris. Brandon is pictured with Coach Reed Fields and Peoples Bank Employees Tony Kinder and Jacky Watson. more information, contact Catherine Gatewood at 202.631.6754. . H)l: here was amistake wheiiinting' I Menif* SolJd!00ae hills i" for this qirshiad JULY, [ AUGUST, StabBER2013 ms00ad of June, Jdy and. August. If you have anyquespns,alL606-y68-3356. You can p'a;b;e year and save, if you are 65 yeas 01d Or older you pay $60.00, whi': aItgs of $12.00 or if you are younger than 65 you pay $80.00 which is a savings of $16.00. You will qual@ for a discount is you are 65 years old or older, pro0f of age ;, is required. Publied in.the Menffee County ,News-Outlook 08.23.13 INVITATION TO BID he Menifee County Fiscal Court will accept sealed bids for the following until Tues- day, September 10, 2013. 2007 Ford Ambulance Vin number IFDSS34P67DA60813 Diesel Engine Sold As Is .46,488 M,es Ambulance may be viewed from 8am-4pm at the Menifee County Ambulance Service located at 55 Little League Lane, Frenchburg, KY 40322 All bids must be received by the Menifee County Fiscal Court no later than Tuesday, September 10, 2013 by 3:00 pm. Bids will be opened during the Menifee County regular Fiscal Court meeting on Sep- tember 10, 2013 at 7:00 pm in the courthouse located at 12 Main Street, Frenchburg, KY 40322 Bids should be mailed to the Menffee County Fiscal Court, P.O. Box 105 Frenchburg, Ky 40322, or dropped offat ]udge's Office. The Menifee County Fiscal Court reserves the right to reject any or all bids. lames D. Trimbh Menffee County Judge/Executive Published in the Menifee County News Outlook on 08.22.13 i Paint the Town PURPL00 Relay For Life Paint the Town Purple! September 30-October 5, 2013 On September 30- October 5, 2013, help the American Cancer Society "Paint the Town Purple" in support of Relay For Life. Join us as we transform Bath County purple. Ideas of how to help: * P1 ;t purple ribbon OI wreath Or* yOtl home. ciu!dL sbouis Ot bvsnes *oeoatewm le ruot ;n m,rl : . : ,mpov in Pimple ..... ' *Pla(: Rurplo light bolb ot a purple tt;msparetlr cowmn s on outdoor ihs "gtlneses my dcmate a % of lle on one day during the wlk to Relay, or the sales o[ a !)uole iem "ChuKh m3y wish to r og[e their sutvivot at Chtlrch On Sund V of that week and v t hm wear Relay For Life is a life-changing event that brings together more than 3.5 million people every year to celebrate the lives of those who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and empower individuals and communi- ties to fight back against a disease that takes too much from too many. (alv RELAY FOR U For more information about Relay For Life, contact 606.776.1504 or visit relayforlife.org/aATH KY. "LIKE" us on Facebook. We save live and create more birthoays helping you stay well, helping you get well, by finding cures, and by fighting back, cancer,org [ 1.800.227.2345 GOVERNMENT FORECLOSURE SALE THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2013 AT 10:00 A.M. AT 362 MORT STULL ROAD, FRENCHBURG, KY 40322/MENIFEE COUNTY HOUSE AND LOT It consists of a living room, kitchen, three bedrooms and one bath. This property is considered unsuitable for the Rural Development, Housing Program. This would be an excellent buy for an investor interested in rental property orfor resale after repairs. An Open House will be held on Thursday, September 12, 2013 from 10:00-11:00 a.m. The minimum acceptable bid for this property is $13,400.00 Payment of the current year's property taxes are the responsibility of the purchaser. Clear title to this property is not warranted. The U:S. Marshal's Deed is not a general warranty deed. Buyers are advised to have the property's title examined. Written notification regarding encumbrances on the property must be made to the Rowan County Rural Development Office within 30 days. LEGAL NOTICE Notice is hereby given that on Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 10:00 AM. at 362 Mort Stull Road, Frenchburg, Kentucky, in order to raise the sum of $27,399.30 principal, togethel: with interest credit subsidy granted in the amount of $18,765.35, plus interest in the amount of $1,963.92 as of December 14, 2010, and with fees assessed of $235.00, for a total unpaid balance due of $48,363.57, and interest thereafter on the principal at the rate of $8.8243, from December t4, 2010, until the date of Judgment, plus interest on the Judgment amount (principal plus interest to the date of Judgment) at the rate of 0.18% computed daily and compounded annually, until paid in full and for the costs of this action, pursuant to Judgment and Order of Sate, being Civil Action No. 5:11-CV-00099-KKC on the Lexington Docket of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky, entered on June 8, 201t, in the case of United States of America vs. Janet G. Fox, Et AI, the following described property will be sold to the highest and best bidder: A parcel of land, situated in Menifee County and lying on the waters of the Adams Branch of Beaver Creek near Frenchburg, Kentucky, to-wit: Beginning at a steel pin by a cedar tree in the north margin of the right fork of the Adams Branch Road, a corner to A. W. Purdin; thence N 37 deg. 00'00" W, 97.55 feet to a steel pin by a dug well; thence continuing with the Purdin line N 52 deg. 19'18" W. 30.87 feet; N 01 deg. 36'35" W. 128.28 feet; N 26 deg. 38' 37" E. 46.44 feet; N 58 deg. 17' 16" E, 82.47 feet; S 64 deg. 52'51  E. 104.54 feet to a steel pin at a fence comer to Williams and Purdin; thence with Williams S 14 deg. 15'04" W. 237.10 feet to a steel pin 15 feet from the center line of the road', thence with the road S 48 dog. 56'20" W. 54.40 feet to the beginning point. This boundary encloses 0.87 acres. Being the same property conveyed to Janet G. Fox, a single woman, by Deed of Conveyance from Donald Mullen and Bobbie Mullen, husband and wife, recorded on April 19, 1991, in Deed Book 63, Page 525 in the Office of the Menifee County Court Clerk. TERMS OF SALE: Ten percent (10%) of the bid price (in the form of a Cashiers Check made payable to the U.S. Marshal) on the day of sale with good and sufficient bond for the balance, bearing interest at the rate of 0.18% per annum until paid, due and payable in sixty (60) days and said bond having the effect of a Judgment. Upon a default by the Purchaser, the deposit shall be forfeited and retained by the U.S. Marshal as part of the proceeds of the sale, and the property shall again be offered for sale subject to confirmation by the Court. This sale shall be in bar and foreclosure of all right, title, interest, estate claim, demand or equity of redemption of the defendant(s) and of all persons claiming by, through, under or against them, provided the purchase price is equal to two-thirds of t .appraised value. If the purchase price is not equal to two-thirds of the appraised value, the Deed shall contain a lien in favor of the defendant(s) reflecting the right of the defendant(s) to redeem during the period provided by law (KRS 426.530). Under law, the purchaser is deemed to be on notice of all matters affecting the property of record in the local County Clerk's Office. Inquires should be directed to: Dorothy Fannin Smith, Area Director Rural Development Area Office Morehead, Kentucky Telephone: 606484-6447 I i i i i