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TIMES-NEWS, HARTFORD, KENTUCKY, MARCH 7, 2002, PAGE 20-B i Art students at Ohio County Brescia University invites Grantham and Atticus High School have received schools within a 300-mile radius Coleman. awards in two regional exhibi- of Owensboro to participate inBack row: Christy Ross, tions. Students entered their the exhibit. work in the Annual Scholastic Ohio County High School stu-Anke Girresch, Tina Bannerjee, Evan Coppage, Ashley Decker. Regional Art Competition on dents competed against schoolsFront row: Cody Brown, Davi January 22. This competition from Indiana, Tennessee, Mis- Clapp, Sara Adkins.. solicits work from133 schools in souri and Kentucky. The the South Central Region of the Brescia competition awards stu- state, dents based on strong technical Correctwn This year Ohio County High skill. School students competed for awards and a spot in the exhibit with 640 other works of art. Only 140 pieces were chosen for exhibition. Ohio County High School students came away with four awards. Ashley Decker received a Gold Key for her entry and will compete in the National Scho- lastic High School Competition held in New York. Heather Grantham received two merit awards and Tina Bannerjee re- ceived one merit award and their pieces were also on exhibit. In the Brescia University Annual High School Art Compe- tition Ohio County High School students received recognition for thirteen entries. Students submitted their artwork to this competition on February 9. Tina Bannerjee received two merit awards in drawing and Anke Girresch received a merit award in photography. Other students receiving rec- ognition and who will have their work displayed in the exhibit are: Davi Clapp-2, Cody Brown- 2, Atticus Coleman-2, Heather Grantham-1, Sara Adkins-1, Christy Ross-1 and Evan Coppage-1. The exhibit will be available for viewing in the Anna Eaton Art Gallery on Brescia's campus until March 15. The staff and administration are proud oi these students for their hard ., work and skill. They congratu- late them on their recent suc- cess. Not pictured are: Heather 1953 Farmall Super M Tractor of the Month owned and restored by Clyde Neal Baggarly of Beaver Dam. Unclaimed refunds totaling more than $18 million are await- ing 18,000 Kentuckians who failed to file a 1998 income tax return, the Internal Revenue Service has announced. How- ever, in order to collect the money, a return must be filed with the IRS office no later than April 15, 2002. rime is running out for indi- viduals to take steps to claim this money," said IRS spokes- woman Pat Brummer. "If not return is filed to claim the refund within three years, then this money will become the property of the U.S. Treasury." The IRS estimates that the median refund amount for those Kentucky residents is $491. Some individuals has too little income to require filing a tax re- turn, but may have had taxes withheld from their wages. Oth- ers may not have had any tax withheld, but would be eligible for the refundable Earned In- come Tax Credit. In cases where a return was not filed, the law provides most taxpayers with a three-year win- dow of opportunity for claiming a refund. For 1998 returns, the window closes on April 15, 2002. The law requires that these re- turns be properly addressed, postmarked, and mailed by that date. There is no penalty as- sessed by the IRS for filing a late return qualifying for a refund. The IRS reminds taxpayers seeking a 1998 refund that their checks will be held if they have not filed tax returns for 1999 or 2000. In addition, the refund will be applied to any amounts still owed to the IRS and may be used to satisfy unpaid child sup- port or past due federal debts, such as student loans. Current and prior tax forms are available on the IRS Web site (www.irs.gov) or by calling 1- 800-TAX-FORM (1-800-829- 3676). Taxpayers who need help preparing prior year returns or gathering income records may call the IRS help line at 1-800- 829-1040. To allow time for pro- cessing, forms and]or tax help should be requested by mid- March. The name of Nathan P. Smith was leR out of last week's Ohio County Middle School honor roll. We apologize for the error. Nathan is an eighth grader with A's and B's. Pest Identification Pest identification will be a major " abe pest management training school set for next month at the University of Kentucky Research and Edu- cation Center. Weed, insect and disease problems of corn, soybeans, small grains and alfalfa will be covered during the one-day school. An update of pest prob- lems in Kentucky also will be discussed. The training is designed to help people learn to identify their pests and problems and to help them understand when to time their chemical treatments to be the most effective and cost efficient, said Patty Lucas, Ex- tension IPM specialist at Princeton. Speakers include: Grayson Brown, UK entomologist, who will discuss the soybean aphid in Kentucky and his work with high oil corn production; UK Plant Pathologist Paul V'mcelli, who will address the biology of key diseases; and representa- tives of the UK soil testing labs, who will discuss the new soil test computer program. The 2002 IPM Training School is March 20, with regis- tration beginning at 8:30 a.m. The program begins at 9 a.m. and ends at 3:30 p.m. It is open to the public and free of charge. Advance registration is not needed. The program has been ap- proved for 5.5 continuing edu- cation credits for certified crop advisors. 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