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950 Ol-Ol-5O MIXED ADC 450 ~ALLTOWN NEWSPAPEr< 54P 32S ~ CALIFORNIA AV~c,., **CO06## ~AITLE WA 98136Ti~0~" ~,~ ..... By James Smith and Charles Mattox News Reporters At approximately 10:45am on Tuesday September 8th, the stu- dents at Crossroads El- ementary were lead out of the school due to a fire which broke out in the school. The Owingsville Fire Department was called out to the new school on U.S 60 due to a grease fire that erupt- ed in the kitchen area. No injuries have been reported, no structural damage, but the fire did lead to the evacuation of the students and staff from the building. "A deep fryer caught on fire," said Facility Manager Burnsy Stew- art. "The fryer had a stainless steel hood and there was little dam- age. We won't be using the appliance until it is thoroughly inspected. The vents stayed on which also helped clear the smoke." Owingsville Volunteer Firefighters responded to the scene as students and staff evacuated the building. "Since there was such little smoke many of our students and staff thought this was just another 'drill so things were very orderly," Stewart said. Shortly following the fire, a storm moved through the area and in- capacitated many of the phone systems across the county, particularly around the school sys- tem, leading to tension from some citizens and officials. Students were escort- ed back inside the build- ing around 11:30 a.m. Crossroads Principal Lisa Henderson said the fire was put out before the firefighters arrived on the scene and she was very proud of the orderly conducted of the young students. sandwiches, was brought to the school Tuesday and Henderson reported that Lunch Wednesday and through the rest of the week will be back to a normal schedule and Lunch, in the form of routine. Photo by James Smith Students and staff gathered together in the parking lot, after a grease fire started in the kitchen yesterday morn, ing. I By James Smith News Reporters Labor Day weekend, the last holiday of the summer, means differ- ent things to different Some On Saturday, Sep- tember 5th people came from near and far to en- joy the festivities held at the Bath County Sports Complex in Owingsville, There were games to play, events to take part of camping, boating and fishing at beautiful Cave Run Lake while others ventured outside of the county and state to find activates to enjoy. Some families stayed at home enjoying each others com- pany as they grilled out and played games. Then there were those who at- tended the Community Day of Play. i), i families in and music to listen to... ~:dtittle:~un for everyone: "This had to be the best event Bath County has ever had." said Rusty Smith of Peasticks. %Ve had so much fun, there was something for every- one." The games were fan- tastic with everyone in agreement that "Cow Pat- tie Bingd' was the most creative and ingenious. "It was fun to see all the people singing karaoke. A lot of unknown talent here in Bath County." Said Brenda Hall. " Some peo- ple I never thought would get up and sing did. This event seemed to bring out the best in this county." And as the night crept upon us, and the ]~U]LI moon reared its harvest glow into the night sky, everyone prepared for the 'cr6me de la cr6me" of this wonderful event. As 9:30 approached the first fire- work was shot into the sky and lit up the night. "It was the best fire- works display I have ever seen." Said Melissa Mul- lins, "Probably the best this county has ever had." ! t MVP Michael Bowling was named the Bath County MVP for the game against Lewis. Michael played linebacker on defense, halfback and wide receiver on offense, returned kicks, and blocked a extra point attempt on special teams. He led a valiant effort by the Wildcats but the Lions proved too much as Lewis County won 40-6. Rezkalla Burros, MD, F.A.C.P. ,,n i ,! 148 Skyview Drive Mr. Sterling, ICy. 405. 1 Phone: (859) 499-071"1 Fax: (859) 499-0926 .1, Across fYc~m Dolisr s.;eaeral 6~-674-o62~0