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Bath County News-Outlook Your Hometown Newspaper November 11, 2009 5 For some reason old abandoned buildings have always caught my atten- tion. Be it an empty house, church or an old store, I wonder about the history and the people who once occupied those empty and mysterious structures from long ago. While driving to French- burg a few weeks ago I spot- ted an old church building in Olympia that I hadn't noticed before. The moment I saw the ,church that sat stately, yet forlorn, behind a couple of huge trees, my mind was already conjuring up vi- sions of horse and buggies and calico dresses. After a visit to the Bath County Memorial Library I had a couple of names of people who might be able to tell me more about the churches history. So far I haven't learned much about the building, but I am confidant the con- tacts I do have will lead me in the right direction. Surely the beautiful and historic church has a chance Ufe in the "Past Lane" to be saved from being com- pletely destroyed. It would be a shame for a community to lose such an important piece of history. There are several old buildings in Bath County that I would love to learn more about and one of them includes the old IGA store that still stands in Bethel. And that grand old red brick on Bethel Ridge owned by Mrs. Donna Gall Maze has held my interest for years. Just a week or so ago Mrs. Maze stopped by the Outlook office and she told me the house was 200 years old! The Carl House that used to be located near The Greater First Baptist Church was a grand old home place that I wish was still standing. The old Sharpsburg School is gone now, but the stone walls of the gymna- It's funny how informa- sium are still intact, is just tion seems to find me at the one of many old places in least expected moment. my hometown that have al- Just last week I ran into a ways intrigued me. lady who was having an es- One of my earliest memo- tate sale in Sharpsburg. ries is of the store Roy Tins- While I rummaged ley operated in Bald Eagle. through vintage items Bet- Sadly the Tinsley store is ty Lou Hunt told me about gone but I can still see the growing up out on highway brown shingled building 36 near Bald Eagle and that with that big red Coke sign she attended school in a one- that was either attached to room school house in that the building or on a post area. next to the building. Mrs. Betty Lou is the sis- Seems to me I was just ter of the late Pansy Stevens three years old when my who lived in the house where parents and three older the estate sale was held. siblings walked to the Again I have a head full of store and had to cross the stories to get started on and big iron bridge and how I can't wait to find out more my uncle Johnny Willeroy bits and pieces of life in the scared aunt Ginny when he past lane. attempted to climb up those If you have memories of steel beams, old houses, churches, one- Low and behold when I room schools or grocery posted that memory on Face stores in Bath County that Book, Jane Foster Warner you would like to share with sent me a message to tell our readers you can email me Roy and: Ada Tinsley me at kym@bathconewsout- were her aunt and uncle, look.com. Or drop me a line You guessed it; I am al- at Bath County News Out- ready in hot pursuit for look P.O. Box 577, Owings- more information on the ville, KY. 40360. Be sure to history of Tinsley's Store in put Attention: Kymberly Bald Eagle. Hawkins King. A Moment in INSPIRATIONAL 3ookstore BIBLES 91 Abounding Grace Assembly of God Banker St Owingsville Wes Crouch, Pastor Abundance of Rain Church 5367 E. Hwy. 60. Salt Lick Wayne Gifford, Minister Bailey's Chapel Christian Church 2429 Water-Dell Road, Owingsville Ryan Utterbazk, Minister Bethel Christian Church 518 Bethel Ridge Road, Bethel Darrell Coburn, Minister Bethel Community Church 538 Bethel Ridge Road, Bethel Kevin Miles, Minister Bethel Methodist 142 Bethel School Lane, Bethel Adam Sparks, Minister Blevins Valley Christian Church 1418 Blevins Valley Road, Owingsville Russell Ingram, Minister By-Pass Church of God 304 By-Pass Road, Salt Lick Tommy Hardin, Minister Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Hwy. 36, Owingsville Bishop Ted Marshall 39 City of Refuge Church Sour Spring Road, Olympia David Adams, Minister East Fork Church of God 4428 East Fork Road, Owingsville Billy Harmon, Minister Fairview Christian Church 3064 South Hwy. 11, Sharpsburg Morgan Gilty, Minister Fellowship Tabernacle 586 Main Street, Sharpsburg Gary Robinson, Minister Grace Gospel Tabernacle 91 Wyoming Road, Owingsville Steve Meadows, Minister Grace Gospel Church 767 Main Street, Sharpsburg Chris Bailey, Minister Greater First Baptist Church 247 Montgomery St Sharpsburg Let's Reason Together By Alton Norman Owingsville Church of Christ 5410 E Hwy 60 East, Owingsville (606) 261-9263 Not I do not have enough faith to believe in evolution. If there is a God, and there is, it is easy to believe He has the power to create all things fully grown. But how do ,ou explain the great variety of trees, plants, and animals by evolution. Evolutionists have a problem: which came first, plants that provide pollen for bees, or the bee that pollinates the plants? And how could the bee and the plant be separated by millions of years of evolutionary time? The Bible indicates all things were made full-grown. Immediately after creating Adam and Eve He told them to "be fruitful and multiply" (-Genesis 1: 28). Fossils are often offered as proof of evolution. But evolutionists have a problem: there are no "intermediate" fossils. If evolution is tree there should be thousands of fossils that are half this and half that, but there are none! In fact what we see in nature is reproduction Hedrick's Community Church Northside Church of God Owingsville First 5308 Old Sand Road, Salt Lick 1086 West Hwy. 36, Owingsville Christian Church Randall Jackson, Minister Jim Crouch, Minister 11 East Main St Owingsville Anthony Anderson, Minister Kendall Springs Oakla First Church of God Sean Bailey, Youth Minister Church of Christ 215 Old Oakley Road, Owingsville OwingsviUe First Church of God 3072 Kendall Springs, Owingsville Randy Hawkins David Alfrey, Minister 320 Slate Ave Owingsville Lowell Rice, Minister Old SprinMield Lakeview Community Church Presbyterian Church Owingsville United 341 Cave Run Lake Rd Salt Lick 3569 Springfield Rd Sharpsburg Methodist Church James Allen, Minister Todd and Emily Boyce 75 West Main St Owingsville Larry Penix, Pastor Midland First Church of God Old Virginia New Life 11479 Easy Hwy. 60, Salt Lick Fellowship Bush Stevenson, Pastor 4690 White Oak Rd Owingsville Jamie Stump, Minister Moore's Ferry Christian Church 2396 Moore's Ferry Rd Salt Lick Olympia Church of God 5583 East Hwy. 36, Olympia Willard Johnson, MinisterKeith Willoughby, Pastor Morning Star Baptist Church 161 Harrisburg Ave Owingsville Ore Mines Church of God Benny Ragland, Minister 5343 East Hwy. 60, Owingsville Damon Byrd Mudlick Church of God Owingsville Baptist Church 9067 East Hwy. 36, Olympia 92 Coyle Street, Owingsville Mark Caldwell, Minister Brian Dembowczyk, Pastor 907 New Life Fellowship Forge Hill Road, Owingsville Jamie Stump, Minister Owingsville Church of Christ 5410 Highway 60 East Alton Norman, Minister Peeled Oak Christian Church 2592 Peeled Oak Road, Owingsville Charles McGuire, Minister Pebble Church of God (Cleveland Assembly) 4857 Oakley Pebble Road, Owingsvilte Franklin Rose, Pastor Polksville Church of God 6275 East Hwy. 60, Salt Lick Todd St. John, Minister Preston First Church of God 7184 Preston Rd, Owingsville Terry Frerichs Reynoldsville Christian Church 943 East Fork Road, Sharpsburg Doug Routt, Pastor St. Julie's Catholic Church 77 East Main Street, Owingsville Rev. Frank Brawner, Pastor Bill Grimes, Deacon St. Paul C.M.E. Church 13 High Street, Owingsville Vincent Farris Salt Lick Christian Church 109 Church Street, Salt Lick George Stewart, Minister Salt Lick First Church of God 412 Main Street, Salt Lick Vernon Lambert, Minister Salt Lick Free Will Baptist Church 3 Water Street, Salt Lick Andy Lands Sharpsburg Baptist Church 575 Main Street, Sharpsburg Donnie Land, Pastor Sharpsburg Christian Church 241 Main Street, Sharpsburg Patrick Bromagen, Minister Sharpsburg Community Church Main Street, Sharpsburg Sharpsburg Worship Center 468 Main Street, Sharpsburg Kevin Munson, Pastor Slate Valley Christian Church 2563 Wyoming Road, Owingsville Gregg Whitt, Minister Stulltown Community Church 10219 Stulltown Road, Preston Les Ingram, Minister Sugar Grove Christian Church 3841 N. Stepstone Road, Owingsville Francis Nash, Minister Tunnel Hill Church of God 1215 W. Tunnel Hill Road, Owingsville 5385 Upper Salt Lick Church of Christ South Hwy. 211, Salt Lick White Oak Christian Church 2606 White Oak Road, Owingsville Ron Weaver, Minister Young's Valley Community Church 3559 S. Hwy. 211, Salt Lick Vernon'Gross, Pastor Powell Funeral Home our to assist Thank You for.your Sponsorship