July 30, 2014

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Citizen expresses the enjoyment and importance of KRT
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Citizen speaks out in regards to inner city chickens
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PC Boys Soccer Team participated in spring clean-up
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Local golf team joined efforts to keep community clean
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Adult Education receives $5,000 grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation
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Two vehicle accident on Lightfoot Fork
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Accident claims life of Mason County deputy

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Kentuckian eating habits pose a danger to health according to the recent Gallup survey
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Delicious pie recipe homemade by the Amish Cook

By Lovina Eicher

It is a rainy Wednesday in June as I write this. Son Kevin’s class went to a state park in Indiana today for their school field trip, I am hoping the weather is nicer there. The temperature never went over 60 degrees so far today so it could be chilly for their nature walk through the woods.

Tonight, at 6:30 p.m., is the eight grade graduation at the school. Our fourth child, son Benjamin, will be amongst the rest of graduating from the eighth grade. This will conclude his school years. Nephew Jacob will also graduate from eight grade. Also two of Timothy’s (daughter Elizabeth’s friend) nephews are with the group graduating. One of the teachers told me this week how sad she will be to see these four boys leaving the school. She said they were always a joy to have in class.

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“Doldrums”

Doldrums is a spell of listlessness or despondency. It is also associated with that part of the ocean that lies near the equator consisting of characteristics of a boundary of calms and light shifting winds.

In early shipping days this area was also referred to as the “Horse Latitudes.” The early sailing ships depended upon winds to move the ships in travel and since there were very weak winds at this location many ships became stranded for days. When transporting horses, they would throw many of the horses overboard to lighten the ship.

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