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The Ohio County Serving You Since 1965 .............................................................. www.o timesnews _ Third Annual Rain- sday, April 27, at 4 p.m. There will and entertainment. the Ohio County Hospital Aux- L Proceeds going to the Relay for Life. at the Ohio County Hospi- - Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. call meeting Board of Education will meet in a meeting Friday at 4 p.m. at the Central of this meeting will be to discuss poten- candidates. River Travelers meet Saturday, May 1, at Christian Church. They will plan a trip and, if you are interested, a 30-day 12005. call 270-274-3870. Everyone Area Safety Fair April 24, 2004 Highway Safety Committee Forces are again coordinating with Spring Fire School to host Area Safety Fair. This event will be to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 24 at the lot on Southtown Boulevard in family-oriented event is to increase by educating the public on various safety to fire safety to natu- Organizations from all across region will be on hand to boost awareness Fire Trucks, the Safety House, Bike Rodeo. The first 100 participants will receive a free bike helmet. Even the crash dummies, will be there to of buckling up. All attend this enlightening event to en- a cause everyone supports. and summer Care (TWC) Community Clothing the effects of spring fever. Families in are in need of spring and summer utilizing the services of the clothing the supply is not keeping up with the any spring or summertime cloth- closet, it would be greatly appreci- need for sizes fitting men and Please bring only spring and summer has plenty of winter clothing and room to store more winter clothing holidays, the TWC Community Food ' of food to distribute to fami- need. Any non-perishable items and supplies families with a food supply. people of Ohio County, and children are being adequately nutritious food items. TWC those who are in need You can drop offyour donation at the Closet located in the Ren- located at the old Wayland El- For more information, contact An- Clothing Closet director. to be unveiled Bar Association announces on Fri- p.m. in the District Courtroom, Ohio portraits of each of the former District Court will be unveiled the District Courtroom. invited to join with the Ohio the retired and deceased judges to them for the service they gave Ohio County Bar Associa- for 2004-2005 Council will be held Fri- 3 p.m. in the school office. to attend and vote. night set School will be having its annual at 6 School cafeteria. to be recognized for all and dedication. of students receiving schol- are invited. vith all the latest in the county by Ohio County Kentucky Sheriff Department serves a search warrant at residence of Johnny Wayne Frasure at 13181 69 South, Centertown. On execution of the search warrant, a large quantity of marijuana was found to be growing Inside the house. A total of 31 plants wore being grown st two different locations at the residence. Suspect was using Indoor growth light, fans, and timers. Also found lit the reeidenoe were anhydrous ammonia in an Improper container, drug pmraphemalla, methamphetsmlne, lind prooeseed mllrlJulms. The following charges ere pending: anhydrous ammonia in an Improper container, trefflcking mllrlJusn|l under eight ounoes, possession of drug paraphernalia, cultivation mari- Juane over five plants, possession methsmphetamine. e O e ,,Can you sit, Make a Difference...One in three Americans will be diagnosed with cancer in their Lifetime. The Ameri- can Cancer Society's Relay For Life gives everyone the opportunity to fight back and to make a difference in the battle against cancer. Be a part of the Relay For Life this year...and make a differ- ence[ Debi Puckett is the chair- person of Ohio County's Re- lay For Life and is very ex- cited about this year's event. She is the Activities Coordi- nator at Professional Care Health & Rehab and has been involved with Relay For Life for the last three years. Ms. Puckett ask. What can you do with your grief, your fears, and your despair when the debilitating effects of cancer touches your fam- ily and friends? For one 12 hour period you will walk with them and you will party with them in an effort to raise money for a cure, in or run? They need your help! Debi Puckett, Relay For Life chairperson for Ohio County memory of the victims, inof the money raised at the honor of the survivors, and in Relays comes from the moti- hope for the fighters, rated walkers and their Ms. Puckett states, "Relay teams. Teams can be formed For Life is about being a corn- among a group of friends, munity that takes up the family members, local busi- fight." nesses, hospitals, doctor's of- The 12 hour, non competi-rices, Civic groups, athletic tive Relay For Life invites teams, church groups, school teams of 8-15 people to take clubs, etc. All you need is a turns walking around Ohiogroup of people who care County High School track about putting an end to can- from 7:00 p.m. Friday night cer! to 7:00 a.m. Saturday morn- When Debi was asked i_ng June 11-12. why she was involved with Teams are the heart and this worthy cause, tears seulofRelayForLife, asmost came to her eyes as she The Kentucky Small "We have found an increas- ness Development Center is Business Development Cen- ing demand for online ser- a network of 15 centers ter (KSBDC) is providingvices, and this site will sup- across the Commonwealth even more free information ply the business community dedicated to improving to the Commonwealth's with good information about Kentucky's small business small business communitytopics such as money sources, community. Ohio County is through its new Website,marketing and legal, tax and serviced by the Murray State www.ksbdc.org. The site in- human resources issues," University Owensboro cludes resources for poten- said KSBDC State DirectorSBDC, which is located at tial entrepreneurs and exist- Becky Naugle. "It is designed 3860 U.S. Highway 60 West ing business owners as well to be an excellent starting in Owensboro. More infer- as information on KSBDC's place for entrelSreneurs with mation about its services is training programs and con- questions." available by calling (270) suiting services. The Kentucky Small Busi- 926-8085. talked about her hhsband. In July 2002 she and her hus- band Bob heard those devas- tating words 'you have pros- tate cancer with secondary bone cancer'. Two weeks later he had a massive heart at- tack. He started his treat- ments for his cancer and heart. In November 2002 he received a good report that the cancer was responding to the treatments. Then in March 2003, he began to have a lot of pain and sick- ness. The radiation and chemo treatments began. The on- cologist told them he had an aggressive type of prostate canceiiand that we were just buying time. Debi saw the love of her life slowly losing the battle that he was fight- ing so hard to win. On No- vember 3, 2003, Bob lost his life to this horrible disease. The oncologist told her that her son and grandson would be a high risk for pros- tate cancer. So now she has a mission! She wants men to be aware of this silent killer be- fore it's too late for them and to help find a cure for her son and grandson, before they have to face this painful dis- ease. Relay For Life is a celebra- tion of hope, progress, and answers. It represents the hope that those lost to can- cer will never be forgotten, that those who still face can- cer will be supported, and that one day cancer will be eliminated. In this day and age, all of us are being touched in a very personal way by cancer. "Whether it's our loved ones, friends, or co-workers each of us has suffered losses from this disease. It is Debi's wish that ev- ery business, organization, and individual participate in this worthy cause. Just imag- ine what we could do if we all work together to find a cure! She invites anyone wish- ing to participate to attend the next Relay For Life's team captain's meeting on Monday, April 26, at 6 p.m. at Together We Care or you can contact Debi Puckett at 298-7842 or 298-7437 .