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News Outlook Your Hometown Newspaper November 28, 2013 -19 rmm BB I . He also had 372 receiving yards and seven receiving touchdowns. Young passed for 1,566 yards and 14 touchdowns. The Bath County quarter- back also rushed for 332 yards and two touchdowns. The Eastern Kentucky Conference crowned co- champions. Lewis County and Raceland were rec- ognized as the 2013 EKC co-champions following un- defeated conference cam- paigns. The Lions ended their season on Friday, Nov. 8, falling to Garrard County in the opening round of the Class 3A State Playoffs. Lewis County, under the tu- Submitted by Coach Reed Fields telageofveteranheadcoach The following BCHS football players were recently recognized by the Eastern Ken- Josh Hughes, finished the tucky Conference football coaches at the annual EKC Football Awards Banquet at 2013 season 7-4. Carter Caves State Resort Park: Raceland remains alive From left: Josh Marx - EKC Commisioner's Award and 1st Team All EKC selection; in the postseason. Class A, Taborn Kissick - EKC Offensive Player of the Year / 58 receptions for 875 yards District 7 champion Race- and 6 receiving TDs, and 1st Team All EKC selection; DaKeiton Young - 1566 pass- land, which dismantled ing yards 14 TDS I 332 Rushing Yards 2-TDS; Brandon Price - 670 rushing yards Phelps in the opening round 5 TDS ! 372 receiving yards 7 TDS; Curren Shrout - 1007 yards rushing 13 TDs / of the Class A State Playoffs 61 Tackles; and Coach Reed Fields. and defeated Paintsville in Shrout, Brandon Price and DeKeiton Young were all named First Team AI1-EKC. Shrout led Bath County in rushing, finishing with 1,007 yards and 13 touch- downs. He was also a stel- lar defender, registering 61 tackles on the defensive side. Price had over 1,000 all- purpose yards. The versa- tile Price rushed for 670 yards and five touchdowns. Bath County was one of nine northeastern Ken- tucky high school football teams with players who were honored on Monday, Nov. 11 when the tradition- rich Eastern Kentucky Conference (EKC) held its annual awards luncheon in the Lewis Caveland Lodge at Carter Caves State Re- sort Park. The Bath County football program, under the direction of veteran head coach Reed Fields, was well-represented. Bath County junior wide receiver Taborn Kissick was named the EKC Offensive Player of the Year. Kissick reeled in 58 re- ceptions for 875 yards and six receiving touchdowns during the 2013 season. Bath County senior Josh Marx was the recipient of the Commissioner's Award. Bath Countyfs Curren Agriculture Commission- er James Comer presented check last Eriday $1.65, million ,Kentucky State-, :.). T easuterq'odd Hollenbach for deposit into the Com- monwealth's General Fund. The amount represents proceeds from the auc- tion of equipment from the Kentucky Department of Agriculture's former motor fuel and pesticide testing laboratory. Commissioner Comer closed the lab earlier this year after finding that it was hemorrhaging some 8900,000 per year. "I am pleased that we were able to recoup the state's investment in the failed fuel lab project and return these funds to the taxpayers of Kentucky," Commissioner Comer said. Comer asked Sen. Paul to 'q'axpayer dollars are a join him for the check pre- sacred trust, and my ad- sentation. ministration is dedicated to "I've given more than spending them wisely and $1 million back to the fed- giving back where appropri- eral government, and I ate." am pleased to see Com- missioner Comer return Commissioner Comer this earmark to the ComT, was inspired by U.S. Sen. Rand Paul to conduct a monwealth of Kentucky,' check presentation to dem- Sen. Paul said. "I hope the onstrate proper steward- leadership shown by Corn- ship of taxpayer dollars and missioner Comer can be show in concrete terms how replicated all across the he has turned the depart- country." ment around in less than In accepting the check two years. Commissioner on behalf of the Common- wealth of Trea- surer Hollenbach said: "Good financial steward- ship of public resources is important at every level of government. The return of this money symbolically turns a lemon into lemon- ade. On behalf of the citi- zens of the Commonwealth, I say, q'hank you.'" Comer closed the fuel lab in March, terminated all but one of the employ- ees who staffed the lab, and privafized the state's motor fuel testing, saving the state treasury an esti- mated $600 At the second round, boasts a 10-2 overall record. The Rams are preparing to host Class A, District 8 champi- on in the Class A, Region 4 championship game. Raceland senior running back Daylin Beach was named the Eastern Ken- tucky Conference Player of the Year while Raceland head coach T.J. Maynard was named the EKC Coach of the Year. Amish Crew Barns- Hay Barns- Sheds- Barn Repair - Roofing- Garage- Foundation Remodel All Types of Carpentry Call Free Estimates 859-274-5125 Leave message if no answer 7a.m. - 3p.m. Week days only his request, the state Fi- nance and Administration Cabinet auctioned the lab equipment in September, recovering $2.14 million in the two-day sale -- more than the original value of l e i ipl f61t. Submitted by Coach Randy Stull Chris Stull was voted "Player Year" in the 12th Region by the Kentucky Golf Coaches Association for the 2013 season. The selec- tion was made by member coaches of the KyGCA. The 12th region is comprised of Montgomery, Bath, Rowan, Morgan, Menifse, East Carter, West Carter, Elliott, Ash- land, Boyd Co., Russell, Raceland, Greenup, Fairview, Lawrence Co., Lewis Co., Rose Hill. The Coaches also voted for an "All Region" Team which was comprised of'. Evan Cox - Ashland Blazer Tate Justus - Ashland Blazer Chris Stub - Bath Co. Morehead State Uni- versity's Kentucky Folk Art Center will host its an- nual Appalachian Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair at the Laughlin Health Building, on Saturday, Dec. 7, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. With more than 100 art- ists and craftspeople from Kentucky and other states, arts and craft fair is the largest and most diverse event of its kind in the re- gion. The Appalachian Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair offers visitors a wide and varied selection of regional arts and crafts, ranging from the traditional to the cut- ting edge, including many holiday decorations and gifts. Admission to the fair is $3 per person; children un- der 12 are admitted free. 'q'here's something for everyone," said Tammy Stone, one of the event co- ordinators. "Visitors will find traditional crafts, holi- day decorations and hand- made furniture. It's the best opportunity in the re- gion to find unique, hand- made holiday gifts." 'q'his is certainly one of our most successful: and well-attended events," said Matt Collinsworth, KFAC director. "After decades in operation, it stands as one of the most significant events in eastern Kentucky. People come from all over the state and across the region. The fair is a special time during the holidays around here. The Kentucky Folk Art Center is a cultural, educa- tional and economic devel- opment service of More- head State University. Additional information is available from the Center's website at www.kyfolkart. org, or by calling 606-783- 2204. KFAC, located at 102 West First Street in More- head, is open Monday-Sat- urday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Find the lost Reindeer! I Somewhere, hidden around I the advertisements in this I paper is a reindeer just like the one pictured here (except maybe a wee bit smaller). I Find him and drop off at our I office or mail back this form to p.o. Box 577, Owingsville, KY 40360 by December 18th. I Drawing is December 20th. I You could win a hami I Name: I Phone: I Address: I Where you found the reindeer: k I I I I IIIBIII I I I I I ~ m I J