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County Republicans elect new leaders THE OHIO COUNTY TIMES, HARTFORD, KENTUCKY Leaders of the Ohio County Republican Party were elected Saturday during a mass meeting of party members at the Ohio County Courthouse, according to Martin Tichenor, forrher county chairman for the GOP. C. B. Embry, Jr. of Beaver Dam was elected Ohio County Republican Chairman and Mrs. Mary Ranney Roberts of Hartford was elected Ohio County Republican Chairwoman. Embry is mayor of Beaver Dam and Mrs. Roberts is Ohio County Court Clerk. Magistrate Donald James of McHenry was elected treasurer and Circuit Court Recorder Maye S. Barnes was elected secretary. The county officers were elected by the precinct leaders elected earlier in the afternoon. The new Republican precinct chairmen and chairwomen include: East Hartford: Earl Russell and Katherine Nance; West Hartford: Jackie Bartlett and Maye S. Barnes; Beda: A.G. "Mutt" Daniel and Belva Newcom; Sulphur Springs; Bill Feemster and Ruth Lockhart; Magan: Linc Midkiff and Peggy Rogers; Cromwell: Belvin Coots and Faye Davis; Cool Springs: Jimmy Southard and Anna Marie Schroader; Rockport: Vernie Curtis and Irene Shaw; Olaton: Kenneth Johnson and Mrs. Kenneth Johnson; Buford: Roy Hudson and Cova Embry; Horse Branch: Ulys Morris and Betty Ford; Rosine: Conrad Beck and Betty Raley; East Beaver Dam: Clem Schroader and Wanda Embry; West Beaver Dam: Paul Embry and Janice Schroader; McHenry: Donald James and Mrs. Ruth James; North Cen- tertown: Earl Powers and Mrs. Cloud Pillows; South Centertown: Ed Whitehead and Mrs. Ruth Reneer; Fordsville: Everett Matthews and Sue Hedden; Aetnaville: Jim Russell and Mrs. Ida Rearden. Winners are named in soft conservation essay contest ROBERT HAWLEY: "1 think I'll like Hartford." Robert Hawley joins Hartford law firm The firm of Bartlett, McCarroll and Nunley, formerly Bartlett and Catinna, announces that Robert E. Hawley of Owensboro has become an associate in their Hartford office. The office of the firm is located at 109 East Center Street, across from the Ohio County Courthouse. Hawley, 27, graduated from Western Kentucky University with a bachelor's degree in business ad- ministration in 1966 and graduated from the University of Kentucky with a juris doctor degree in 1969. Following graduation from law school, Hawley entered military service where he was on active duty from July 1969 through January 1972. Hawley is married to the former Barbara Ann Payne of Owensboro. They plan to move to Hartford sometime during the month of April. Mrs. Hawley is a registered nurse. Twelve-year-old Shannon K. Bennett, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alva C. Bennett of Beaver Dam is the Ohio County winner of the annual soil conservation essay contest, so- sponsored by the Soil Conservation District and the Louisville Courier- Journal and Times. Miss Bennett's father, Alva, was winner of thsame essay contest in 1950. He is now a vocational agriculture instructor ar Ohio County High School. Awards were presented to Miss Bennett and other essay winners Thursday evenining at a banquet at the Ohio County High School cafeteria. Second place winner was Roger D. Daniel of Wayland Alexander; third place, Jeannette Sapp, Fordsville; and fourth place, Elvis Doolin, Dundee. Other winners include: Twelfth grade, Marlene Smith, first, and Joseph Dudley Cooper, second, both of Fordsville. Eleventh grade, Vicki Feguson, first, and Jill Brown, second, both of Ohio County High. Tenth grade, William D. Smith, first, and Darlene Russell, second, both of Fordsville. Ninth grade, Ann Holladay, first, Ohio County High, and Thressa Brunell, second, Fordsville. Eighth grade, David Bruce Leach, first, Ohio County Middle School, and Jay Von Ross, second, Centertown. Seventh grade, Juanita Jones, first, Dundee, and Ricky L. Bishop, second, Centertown. Sixth grade, Alan Dale Phelps, first, Southern, and Richard Mc Crocklin, second, Southern. Fifth grade, Joseph Gilstrap, first, Beaver.Dam, and Michael Blacklock, second, Southern. Heart Fund campaign nets record $2,000 in contributions Rescue Squad has practice About a dozen members of the Ohio County Rescue Squad participated in a training excercise conducted Sunday afternoon. A simulated search for a "missing child" was conducted in an area near the junction of the road to the Ohio County Landfill and Goshen Road. The call concerning the "missing child" was placed at 2:15 p.m. Members were on the scene beginning the search within 45 minutes. By 4 p.m. the search was ended with the "missing child" found. The Ohio County Heart Fund campaign for 1972 netted a record $2,055.20, according to Mrs. Dorothy Gentry, chairman. This is the first year the $2,050 figure has been sur- passed in Ohio County. Mrs. Gentry attributed the success of the campaign "to the tireleess efforts by various dedicated chair- men throughout the county and the generous response of the public." Mrs. Margaret Campbell, who headed the business campaign in Hartford, reported a total of $319. She was assisted by Mrs. Henry Beeler and Mrs. Austin Whittaker. In Beaver Dam, Mrs. Marvin" Maddox and Mrs. Daniel Blankenship of the 20th Century Woman's Club turned in $180,74 from business, making a total of $470.75 with the Forget-Me-Not Sweepstakes i 274-4488 i Day or Night i • I :Fill Your Easter Basket With Flowers ! From .". Flowerland Florist i Beaver Dam Easter Lilies Heart Sunday canvass by club members under the direction of Mrs. Lloyd Sims, president. Additional Heart Sunday donations were $7.25 for a total of $432.47 from the Hartford Younger Woman's Club. Mrs. Ruth Lockhart, Dundee Heart Sunday chairman reported $105.34 with an additional $31 from Dundee businesses. Mailed-in contributions totaled $21 and memorial gifts $46.60. The Heart Fund dollars from Ohio County will help in the provision of free permanent clinics maintained at Bowling Green and Louisville and traveling clinics that are held in 37 major centers of the Commonwealth for all medically indigent patients. Support is also provided to the University of Louisville's Car- diovascular Laboratory and the University of Kentucky. In addition, $131,600 was allocated for research scholarships for medical students. Research advances and improved diagnostic techniques include cardiac cather catheterization and x-ray of blood vessels, development of ar- tifical valves and synthetic artery grafts, development of new methods to prevent recurrence of rheumatic fever, establishment of coronary care units in hospitals for highly Potted Plants • specialized and more expert care, O :! and successful use of pressure-raising ----r- drugs to treat shock, among other -\\; Corsages things. Phone ! / 274-4488'2,,. Cut Bouquets Planning group Order Early to meet 00!.IYES, WE 1 Easter Sunday is a special day for worship, for families and ]'or sharing traditional customs• Easter is a day : complimented by flowers. We will be happy to assist i you in your selections. • oQ• 0o• •o o•oOO0oO•o••• o qpo • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •el4 • • •0 • • gr• • • • •• o•••• • • • • • • • • • • • • tl • • • • • • 4o •0 •• oo0 • o00 o• 0• • • 000 • oe•o• o• • oO oooo ooo• o The regular monthly meeting of the Ohio County Planning and Zoning Board will be Thursday at 7 p.m. in the Ohio County Courtroom. The nine-member board meets the fourth Thursday of each month. Daymond Duck is chairman and W. E. Brown is vice-chairman. A truck loaded with brush moved past a strip mine pit Ohio County Scuba Divers Club was inspecting pollution dumping Saturday afternoon. Trash dumped on the deep into the pit. The truck unloaded the brush a short from the pit. Divers fight Continued from page one A single landfill in a county of 596 square miles and 18,000 residents is not sufficient, Himes agrees, but he sees no immediate solution. Concerning the new organization, Himes says, "I'm glad to see people taking things out of the water instead of putting them in." A club like this can help eliminate pollution rather than add to it, he said. Stewart has discussed the program with Harold Heflin, president of the Ohio County Fish and Game Association. Members of that group are in favor of the scuba divers' ecology efforts, Heflin said. "I think (the scuba divers' project) is a wonderful thing," "Right now our main new clubhouse at Lake he continued. "We're and game association, is one of our problems, and game association terested in cleaning up up of the county." Stewart and several divers are active member Ohio County another organization the scuba divers' The Ohio County is interested in the county. week to encourage dumping law violators. Court discusses Continued from page one Martin reported that a study is also being made concerning a countywide garbage collection system. Magistrate Herschel Park suggested the posting of signs. Road supervisor Estil Nelson reported the county has cardboard signs and recommended these be utilized rather than spending money for metal signs. In other activity Monday morning members of the court their building coraX necessary action water heater at the baclly leaking existing in need of Magistrates precinct for voters in Render precinct to South Centertown County attorney M that, according to law, be accom However, Martin changes prior to primary election due factor involved. Another reason, expected changes November election. A by the Kentucky will require voters after the but prior to the 1973. Martin law would probably changes in precinct county at that time. Gov. Wendell H. Ford, right, joins with Edgar Paul, president of the Kentucky League of Sportsmen, 'in proclaiming the week of March 19-25 as Wildlife Week in Kentucky. The observ- ance, sponsored nationally by the National Wildlife Founda- tion, is being promoted to make Kentuckians aware of the im- portance of the commonwealth's wildlife heritage. Small office is The Small Business office located in the Development District Frederica Street in open this Friday fro noon. The SBA's phone 2938. A SCORE available to give advice to businessmen desiring will also provide on SBA's programs.