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THE OHIO COUNTY TIMES OHIO COUNTY'S NEWEST AND LARGEST NEWSPAPER IS THE ONLY NEWSPAPER THAT IS COMPLETELY OWNED, EDITED, PUBLISHED AND PRINTED IN OHIO COUNTY REV. WESLEY HANSON stated Rev. Wesley do nothing". Rev. Hanson also has as he informed the con- an excellent community and denom- of the Hartford Baptist inational record. He has served of his weighty decision on on the executive board for the Ken- tucky Baptist Convention for 9 years, Hanson, one of the mostwtdely as a trustee to Bethel College, Clerk and dedicated ministers in to the Ohio County Baptist Ass;ocia-- read his letter of re- ,ion for ten years, and is presently to the church which he serving as moderator. In the corn- since February, 1957. munity, Rev. Hanson has served as q August 18, will be Hart- president of the Pastors Conference, opportunity to hear the Hartford Community Development outstanding minister preside atCouncil, the Hartford Lion's Club. )tist Church. Rev. Hanson and numerous other positions. sine ce ere lu The Rostne Post Office entered and several hundred dollars worth of merchandise taken. Boyce Taylor, Rosine postmaster, discovered the break early July 21. Taylor noticed paper scattered about the porch of the post office which was not there on Saturday exerting. While further investigation evening. While investigating further, he discovered the post office door slightly ajar and paper scattered about the interior. Taylor immed- iately called the Ohio County Sheriff's Department and the Owensboro Postal Inspector. During the Investigation by officials the following items were discovered missing: 1-punch money order machine, l-C-11 transceiver radio, 1-midland C-Btwo-way radio, l-type- writer, l-electric adding machine, and 1-hand operated adding machine. It was" also determined that the person or , persons gained entrance by breaking a small portion of the door glass and opening the door lock. No arrests have been made concerning tile case but the U.S. Postal Service is offering a re- ward of $200 to person or persons furnishing information leading to arrest and conviction of the offender. FORDSVlLLE AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BOARD OF DIRECTORS Any one with information may con- tact Ohio County Sheriff, Dale Bart- PICTURED IN THE FRONT ROW LEFT TO RIGHT: ERNIE CARNEY, NOBEL MIDKIFF, lett, St. or W.H. Hendrtck, postal OBEL BELLANY; PRES. BILL HUNT, S.M. DUNWAY AND J.D. COOPER; TRES. inspector. SECOND ROW LEFT TO RIGHT: WELLINGTON MATTHEW; SEC.,HOOVER HAYNES, GEORGE LEWl S AND DREXEL PHI LLI PS. IF Chapter Night for the newly organ- made the main speaker for the evening and a healthy socialenvironment in the ized Fordsvtlle Chamber of Com- was introduced. To prove he needed four areas. merce was held July 20 at the Fords-no introduction, Lieutenant Governor Ford noted that one of the four vllle High School. Waltman Taylor, Wendell Ford recelved a standing ova- new toll roads approved last week president of the Owensboro-Daviess ,Ion from the crowd of admirers, by the Kentucky Turnpike Authority County Chamber of Commerce pre- Ford began his speech by stating: would pass near Fordsville. He felt sided as master of ceremonies. "A chamber of commerce allows you that this new road would almost in,- As master of ceremonies, Mr. Tay- as an Individual to contribute a part, evttably bring new industry to the PATRICIA MADEN for gave abrtefoutllneof Fordsville's however small, to the growth of yourFordsville area. achievements during the past four community. A chamber of commerce In concluding his speech, Ford sta- the pastorate of the [ C [a years, which has been prepared by gives usa common ground on which to ted: " Whatever I can do or my office the Chamber. After reading through unite ourselves." can do, I want you to call upon me." Baptist Church In Lake The First Baptist Church of Lake the outline, Mr. Taylor stated, "'I He then outlined four "areas of 'I am there, ready and willing to Florida. tits ministry willWales, to which Rev. Hanson will Named Miss W came here totellthe Fordsvlllectt- dedication" for a chamber of corn- work for you. ' nday, August 25. go, has a total membership of over lartofrd Baptist Church has1,200. A church of this size is izens to have patience, courage, and merce to adopt. He listed religaon as Following Lt. Gov. Ford's speech, COUfltv R E i develop a community spirit, but I the first area that industry contem-he was presented with a silver tie Y fared well under Rev. certainly worthy of Rev. Hanson s I found that they already havecommun-plating establishing in a community bar set with a Kentucky jade,hand- s leadership. A total of talents. But in,his resignation, Rev. I . tty spirit. The Fordsvtlle area haslooks for. Next, he listed education, crafted by Wellington Ms,thews, a rnbers by baptism and letters Hanson states, My decision to accept .en added since 1957. The another church has not been an easy ricia Maden, daughter o! also shown Its courage and has al- Ford simply stated "44 miles is too laptdarest of Fordsvllle. O '~ has increased their budget one. We have travailed over this Mr. and Mrs. Walter Maden, Dun- ready gone forward." far to commute students t school. The evening s activities were then ;27,000 to over $53,000 a year. matter. It is with great reluctance dee, Kentucky, won the Miss Warren After introduction of guests were He also listed a good economic base concluded. set Hartford Baptist Mission that we leave such a lovely church County RECC Contest Monday ntght,Ohio County Fiscal C0urt Approves ,en built, alonlK wlth a new July 22, at Bowling Green. Changes In Postal parsonage. The $90,000 and community." Miss Maden entered the contest g debt has been paid off and June 4 and competed with 14 other Iax Increase 0r County USother major Improvements Indeed, it is with great reluctance girls for the title. She was spon- Services Announced the church property, that the people of the Hartford Sap- sored by the Ohio County High School aUrch record such as R6v. tist Church and the people of Ohio Chapter of Future Farmers of Amer- Is shows that he is certainlyCounty see him go. lca. The regular meeting of the Ohio Mrs. Byron Birch, for O'Dell com- todayPStmasterthat theL'followingC' Hunterannouneedchanges in | 'ntented "to stand zround and The contest, which was held at County Fiscal Court was held July munity tnterrupLed the court num- postal service In Hartford will be ef- alllesL ToddNam,Utllltles Ma sgerO Beech BendPark, calIed for parti-20 at the Ohio eounty Courthouseerour tlmes pleadlng that a votefecttveSaturday, July27: l ctpation and judging in three areas, with all magistrates present, be taken on her requested road work. Present service curtailment will "11 yl(e"tlJc" first, a question and answer per- The first order of business pre- Followtngoneofthepleas, amotion constst of nowtndowservtceonSat. iod, second, street dress compe- seated to the Fiscal Court was a was made by O Dell and seconded urday. Matl wtll continue to beplcked tttlon, and third, swim suit compe- motion made by Leisure that the by Ms,tingly that Shelton Arnoldworkup from the street boxes as well as tltion.Mlss Maden's hobbies include sew- following resolution be accepted asthe Byron Birch road if and when in the post office lobby anddtspatched ' L. "Larry" Todd, 30, is If I lng, cooking, and reading. She enjoys read. James L. Clark, Admlnlstra- money Is available for O'Delldlstrlct. as usual at 5:00 p.m. Clty route de. tor of the Ohio County Hospital, be Sou,hard again passed and the rest livery, rural delivery and post offlce W Manager of the Hartford music very much and plays a clarl- authorized to enter Into a lease voted yes. box service will continue at their aver Dam offices of the Ken- net In the Ohio County High School agreement for the acquisition of cer-Mrs. Birch also requested the present levels. Utilities Company, replacing ~i Band. She will be a senior next year taln laundry equipment for the Ohio figures , that road foreman Shelton Hartford and Beaver Dam are the ~Old Moore, who is retiring. .... ~'~ at Ohio County High School, Is a County Hospital, In accordance with Arnold offered to present, to be only Ohlo County post offlcesaffected , as he Is known, started member and officer of the Latin Club,the lowest bid and the best hid brought before the court at the next by this cut back. .ky Utilities Company in and other activities, submitted, on an annual rental harris session. Mr. Arnold stated that as Senior Clerk at 0bile X Ray Cl]flic To said rental payments to be made these figures will prove that one Democratic ngton District Office. He monthly and said contract to be re-fourth of the county road budget was Earlington Office as Of- newable from year to year In the spent in O'Dell district last year, effective July 31, Be In Hartford August 2 discretion of the hospital board and but that this amount was still in- new duties at the Hartford- with the concurrence of the Fiscal adequate for all needed repairs to Elected To Conventton offices will begin Aug- Court. Said Clark to execute said that district. 8. Other motions made during the The Ohio County Democratic Con- The mobile x-ray clinic will be agreement on behalf of the Ohio County Hospital and the Ohio County regular session included one made yen,ion was held Saturday, July 20, a graduate from Earllngton in Hartford to provide the countywtth Fiscal Court. by Ms,tingly and seconded by St'in-at the Ohio County Courthouse, and a veteran of 3 years with Its services. Army, two of which were The Division of TuberCulosis Con- All magistrates voted yes. burg that Shelton Arnold be given the ten delegates and a chairman were and was educated at the trol, State Health Department, in co- A motion was made by Ms,tingly permission to buy utility poles from elected to attend the state convention College of Commerce operation with the Ohio County Health and seconded by Alien that 2.5 centsPeabody Coal Company at $10. and on July 27. Green, Kentucky. Department will conduct a chest x-ray per $180 assent be accepted as pre- $15. each. The convention was called to order school he was president clinic on Friday, August 2, from 10seated by the health department. Cor-. All magistrates voted yes with the by Robert Hudson, chairman of the class, 1955, and was a.m. to 12 noon, and from 1 p.m. to bett Southard passed on this motionexception of Leisure who voted no.executive committee. Miss,Mary to Who's Who in 1955. He 3 p.m. and Leisure and Tinsley voted no. Magistrate Tinsley passed. K. Duvall was elected secretary Manager-Trainer for Mr. Throughout the business session The meeting was then adjourned, the convention. at Louisville, Kentucky JAMES k TODD The mobile will be stationed In Mr. Hudson read the call of the front of the office of the Ohio County Democratic State Central Committee. Indiana, with the Turner Lodge #548, F. &A.M. ser- Health Department. Coated Metalli Pro Inc. To Be Sold He then announced that the final tar basketball team in ring his lodge as assistant secretary. Persons eligible for chest x-rays Y order of business was the election He is on the Board of Directors of the are those 18 years or over; pregnant Thomas C. Wetzer, Plant Manager Producers of ,lnyl coated racks for of a Chairman to the state convention. member of the First Chris- Earlington Civic Club (a member women only if referred by a physlctan, of Coated Metallic Products, tJeaverautomatic dishwashers, plated racksThere upon, Ray C. Johnson, was Earllngton, past Chair- of the Kentucky Chamber of Com- and persons under 18 years with a Dam, Kentucky, has announced that for home appliances and the Nestaway elected chairman and assumed the official board and past merce). He is an Eagle Scout, 1954, positive tuberculin skin test or a Rubber Maid, Inc., has signed a line of wire fabricated materlal hand- chair. of the Board of Deacons. from Boy Scout Troop #2, one of written referral by a physician, definite agreement to sell Coated ling containers. The following delegates were President of the Christian the oldest Scout Troops in Ken- The mobile unit was donated by the Metallic Products, lnc.,andoperatlngBliss and Laughlin i9 a diversifiedelected to represent the Democratic and serves as a tucky. He is past president of the Kentucky Elks Association. subsidiary, to Bliss and Laughlin manufacturer and of a member of the E.W. ( Continued on page 12 ) ( Continued on page 12 ) Industries of Oakbrook, Illinois. 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