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October 30, 1975

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THE OHIO COUNTY TIMES, HARTFORD, KENTUCKY, OCTOBER 30, 1975, SECTION 1 6 Being named homecoming queen is a major thrill for any young lady and Miss Vickie Freeman, a senior at Ohio County High, did not enjoy it less. Vickie was crowned by last year&apos;s queen, in bottom photo, before being escorted off the field by star Eagle running back John Smith. In photo at right, Vickie is surrounded by her court, including Brenda Asbery, Lawana Taylor, Tammie Everly, Marcia Martin, Karen Flener, Susie Myers and Kim Stewart. 4!<i il iiiii!i!i i!iiiiill if!!  :: >::. ...... !  !i :: ::+: To The Voters Of The City Of H On November 4th the voters of Hartford will elect the persons to gover city for the next two years. Has the present city council looked after the interest of the people of Check the facts: Prior to the time that the present council took office, the city attorney w ss paid *75.00 per month. Immediately after the present council took office, they hired a new city attorney at a salary of '200.00 per month, plus 30 percent of all fines collected. Before the present council took office, the former city council, of which was a member, had a city council meeting to decide on the cost of sewere Iron Mountain section. Present at that meeting were myself, Morris Kell, Tichenor, W.C. Wallace, Hugh Eddie Duke, Jimmy Porter and Ronda Chinn. Mountain Realty owners present were Frank Martin, Dr. Jimmy Burden and I)r' Norsworthy. The agreement, as shown in the city council minutes, was: The city was to pay '10,000.00, Iron Mountain Realty was to pay '15,000.00; all property owners to pay *350.00 to tap on. This meeting was held on June 20, 1973. I, as Mayor, contacted Mr. Frank Martin, who is a part owner of Iron Mountain Realty, and who was i'epresenting them, concerning the payment of '15,000.00. He paid *5,000.00 and the rest was to be paid January 1, 1974. The '10,000.00 was not paid by that date and the present council then took office, '2,500.00 was paid later. A new contract was prepared by Mr. Martin, the City Attorney, and under new agreement, approved by the present council, Iron Mountain Realty would have to pay '7,500.00. The cost to the people of Hartford? '7,500.00. We need men on our City Council who understand the problems of not only the city business but also the water plant. We have thousands 0 gallons of treated water per year running back into the river. Plans and sp to correct this situation have been in the City Clerk's office for 2 years. The city paid '2,400.00 to an engineering firm for plans and specific ati and received a bid of '9,000.00 with Henry Stanley to build two new filters. You can check the records at City Hall. Paid for by: L