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News Outlook Your Hometown Newspaper November 30, 2017 - 15 0 e ,I Christmas trees are sym- farm to your fiving room. freshly cut, but trees sold bols of the holiday season Unwrapped trees placedaway from the farm might and the spirit of giving that atop vehicles can be dried have been chopped down the season champions, out by the wind. Prevent weeks before they are ul- Choosing and decorating wind damage by wrapping fimately sold. During the a Christmas tree is a tradi- the tree if you plan to place interval between being cut tion for many families, and it atop your vehicle. If pos- down and sold, treesf vas- depending on the trees sible, lay the tree in the cular systems can clog and they choose, families may bed of a pickup truck and prevent the tree from get- have some work to do to close the cover over the ring the water it needs to keep their trees glowing all bed. If you don't have ac- survive the season. A fresh season long. cess to a pickup truck but cut of the stem unclogs the Artificial Christmas trees can use a minivan or SUV system and ensures the require little, if any, mainte- to transport your tree, see tree will be able to con- nance. But five Christmas if the tree fits inside your sume water. trees, which some people vehicle. If it doesn't, wrap • Avoid placing the tree feel are more authentic it tightly in a blanket or an- near heaters or drafty win- and welcoming than their other form of cover, mak- dows. Many people know artificial counterparts, re- ing sure the cover won't that placing a live tree near quire dally maintenance, blow off in the wind when a potentially hot heating In addition to supplying you hit the open road.vent poses a fire hazard. the tree with water at least • Have the tree cut before But doing so also can dry once per day, live Christ- you take it off the lot. If you out the tree, decreasing mas tree owners can take typically purchase your the chances it will make it these steps to prolong the tree from a florist or tree through the season. Plac- life of their trees, lot instead of a tree farm, ing the tree near drafty • Protect the tree on the then remember to ask the windows also can dry out way home. Your tree might seller to recut the stem of the tree, so try to find a be vulnerable to damage as the tree before you take it spot in your home with a you transport it from the home. Tree farm trees are consistent temperature. The color green is syn- by 25 percent between onymous with the holi- Thanksgiving and New day season, as Christmas Yearfs Day. That translates trees, mistletoe and holiday to about one million extra wreaths feature prominently tons of waste in the roughly throughout the month of five-week holiday season. December. But there are Much of that waste is wrap. ways to make this holiday ping paper. Instead of pur- season even greener, chasing holiday wrapping Going green around the paper that will ultimately house can save homeown- end up in landfills, wrap gifts ers substantial amounts in reusable gift bags or old of money and benefit the newspapers lying around planet in various ways. Yet the house. If you must use come the holiday season, wrapping paper, choose re- many peopleunintentionally cycled paper• In addition, eschew eco-friendly prac- save bows, ribbons and un- rices in an effort to make damaged wrapping paper to their homes as festive as use again next season. possible. Fortunately, there • Turn down the thermo- are several ways to enjoy an stat. Holiday music fans eco-ffiendly holiday season, know that the weather out- Choose LED holiday side can be frightful during rights. Holiday lighting dis- the holiday season. But hori- plays help make the season day hosts inviting friends even more special. But tradi- and family over this year can tional incandescent holiday turn down the thermostat rights consume consider- to save energy and make able amounts of energy and conditions inside the home burn out much more quick- more comfortable. Extra ly than more eco-friendly al- bodies inside the house will ternatives. According to En- warm the place up, allowing ergy.gov, LED holiday lights homeowners to turn down consume less energy than the thermostat during par- incandescent holiday rights, ties. If youYe traveling for and theyYe also safer be- the season, program your cause LED fights burn cool, thermostat so you're not reducing the risk of com- heating an empty home. bustion. In addition, LED Send e-cards. Holiday rights are more resistant to cards are a tradition in many breaking than incandescent families. But paper cards bulbs, which should please contribute heavily to that homeowners who want to extra million tons of holiday- avoid broken or burned out related waste noted by the bulbs that can ruin holiday EP/L In lieu of paper cards, lighting displays, send e-cards. E-cards can be • Get creative with wrap- emalled to friends and faro- ping paper. The United ily, saving the cost of post- States Environmental Pro- age and the fuel required to tection Agency notes that deriver those cards. In ad- household waste increases dition, e-cards save families the hassle of signing each individual card. The holiday season is not the most eco-friendly time of year, but celebrants can take steps to reduce their carbon footprints between Thanks- giving and New Year s Day. on Cross the Ohio River at Maysville West on Rt. 52 to Ripley, Oh. 45167 (Open Dailey Call 1st) Sun. Dec. 3rd 10:00 New Building Material Buying or Selling Call Today[ Over 40,000 Sq. FL of Flooring incl. Solid Pre Finished Hardwood- Skids of Tile & Laminate- Over Rolls of Carpet, Vinyl & Pad- Un- finished Oak Flrg- & More 8 Sets of Kitchen Cabinets- Lum- ber- Treated Decking- Bubble Wrap- Windows- Doors- Shower U nits- WhidP0OlS- Trim-' 100's of Close Out Items t6b$ Soldin 'Larg~ & Small Lc~ts*D~n't Mas Out!t! " Inventory Reduction Auction- Many Items New In Box- Mirrors- 188 Toilet Paper Dispensers- 22 Paper Towel Dispensers- Towel Waste Units- Pales of 2 5/8" & 3" Fasteners- Cases of Ramset Fasteners- Super Dribe 1 5/8" Screws- & More- Antiques, Used Furniture, Used Items & Several New in the Box Tools & Others- Below Items Sell About 1:0O 07' Honda CRV SUV- 07' Chevy 2500 Work Van- 04' Ford Escape- 94' Jeep Wrangler- 94' Chevy 3500 1st Time Writing a Check Bring Bank Letter of Guarantee or Cash No Exceptions- Items Maybe Picked Up Later- Towler's Auction Sewice 513-315-4360 www.towlersauctioninc.com EDDIE PURCELL -Auctioneer • License # P554 • 859-473-0630 SATURDAY DECEMBER 2nd @ VICES COMMUNITY CENTER 6377 MOOREFIELD RD MOOREFIELD KY 40311 EDDIE PURCELL-AUCTIONEER LICENSE #P554 859-473-0630 PURCELLS AUCTION SERVICE WILL BE HAVING AN AUCTION DECEMBER 2ND @ 10:00AM AT VICES COMMUNITY CENTER. ITEMS WILL CONSIST OF TOYS, ANTIQUES, COL- LECTIBLES. PLEASE KEEP WATCHING THE WEBSITE FOR MORE INFORMATION AND PHOTOS IO:OOAM NO BUYERS PREMIUM!!! PAYMENT METHOD: CASH OR CHECK WITH PROPER ID NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ACCIDENTS ANY ANNOUNCEMENTS MADE DAY OF ANY AND ALL ADVERTISING SALE TAKE PRECEDENCE OVER Water the tree often• water than trees that were you first bring it home, re. Christmas trees need cut several weeks ago. As filling the stand with water lots of water to make it the season goes on and whenever necessary. through the season. Youthe treeWs vascular system A few tricks of the trade may notice the water begins to clog, you might can help holiday cele. in the tree stand disap- not need to water the tree brants maintain lush, awe. pears quickly when you as much as you did wheninspiring Christmas trees first bring the tree home. you first brought it home. throughout the holiday Thatfs because freshly cut But check the treers water season. tees will consum more stand twice her ~[~y wh~ll ) ) ) ) FinancialGroup® Call Sl Christmas at Northside Church of God 1086 HWY 36 • Owingsville, KY ..... ! ; !:~ ..... • .:.: • Featuring God Sent Singers on Sunday, December 3rd at 6:00pm Everyone Welcome and from Northside Church of God, have a Merry Christmas! For Kim Spence Longwell's Funeral Expenses. Kim and her husband, Bobby, are members of the Bethel, Tilton and Sharpsburg Volunteer Fire Departments. Any monies over and above the funeral expenses, will be set aside for the benefit of Kim's 13 year old son, Danny Ray Spence. December 1 , 1 Bethel Volunteer Fire Department Dinner at 5:00 pm until out of food Auction at 6:30 pm Tenderloin Meal $6.00 Includes Tenderloin, Potatoes, Baked Beans, Cole Slaw, Dessert and Drink Hot Dog Meal $4.00 If you have any questions or would like to make a donation, call 859-473-0968 (Ike France), 859-473-0970 (Renee France) or 606-845-7432.