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Aiken Standard (Newspaper) - August 31, 2015, Aiken, South CarolinaVol. 149, no. 243 Aiken . Y o u r l o c a l n e w s s o u r c e s i n c e 1 8 6 7 75? monday August 31, 2015 Calendar .3c classifieds. 4b crossword .5c comics .4c dear Abby .5c editorials. 13a Horoscope .5c living on the go.1c lottery. 3a movies .3c sports. 1b television .2c partly Cloudy. High 86. Low 70. Complete 5-Day forecast 8c general offices .803-648-2311 newsroom .803-644-2401 Index Contact us Charles r. Crumpton Ridge Spring deaths and funerals 6a area deaths weather by Derrek Asberry congressional leaders have requested Docu ments and communication exchanges Between the department of Energy and aerospace corp., the group hired earlier this year to con duct an Independent Cost study of the Savan nah River Sites mox project. The request is based on beliefs that the study was improperly influenced by the Energy department and showed favouritism to one of the mox alternatives of plutonium disposition wrote rep. Joe Wilson r-. Wilson and others also took Issue with a More recent study the red team report which states mox the nations current pathway for disposing of 34 metric tons of weapons Grade plutonium would need up to $800 million a year to be viable. Meanwhile a Federal piece of legislation that funds the project is being debated in a con Gressional conference committee As the oct. 1 deadline to appropriate funding draws closer. The letter Wilson sent a letter dated aug. 21 to Doe Secretary Ernest Moniz. It was also signed by fellow South Carolina republicans Sens. Tim Scott and Lindsey Graham and reps. Jeff Duncan Trey Gowdy Mick Mulvaney and Tom Rice. In the letter Wilson requested untre dated versions of does communications guidelines memoranda directives and constraints both in writing and email form As Well As a summary of those conveyed orally in reference to the aerospace study. Aerospace a California based non profit corporation that operates a federally funded research and development Center released the study in april. The study concludes that the life Cycle Cost of mox which includes the mixed oxide fuel fabrication facility under construction at sri is $51 billion with a projected completion Date of 2044. Congressmen rebuke mox studies documents Between Doe aerospace corp. Requested Edgefield District pottery on display at museum local news 2a Aiken orthopaedic office reopens local news 3a father Kirby discusses Book at St. Mary in Aiken local news 3a staff photo by Dede Biles Tara Bostwick vice president of the Aiken horse Park foundation stands at bruces Field which is being transformed into a state of the Art equestrian Center and will be the site of the Aiken fall festival i horse show thursday through sunday and the Aiken fall festival ii horse show sept. 10 to 13. Wilson bruces Field in High gear by Dede Biles trucks rumbled by and construction Crew workers kept their Heads Down and concentrated on their tasks while Tara Bostwick conducted a tour of bruces Field recently. As you can see we Are in High gear said the Aiken horse Park foundations vice president. All hands Are on deck to make sure that everything is going to be ready. This past Spring the horse Park foundation began phase i of a Multi million Dollar project that is transforming 66-acre bruces Field into a state of the Art equestrian Cen Ter. Five Riding rings with All weather footing have been built in the infield of the race course where the Aiken Spring and fall steeplechase Are held. In addition on the South Side of bruces Field eight Wood barns with 28 stalls apiece and Metal roofs have been erected. There will be a Rush to put the finishing touches on them Early this week because the Aiken fall festival i Hunter jumper horse show starts its four Day run thursday. It will be the first show at our facility with its new improvements and we Are thrilled and excited Bostwick said. At this Point what has been completed is beyond our expectations but we also realize that some tweaking probably will be needed As we go along. Please see Bruce Page 11a please see mox Page 11a Japan takes Little league title 18-11 win Over Pennsylvania sports 2b kenyan missionary thanks St. Johns local news 2a by Dede Biles North Augusta the past was on the minds of the More than 80 people who showed up sunday for the dedication of the Carrsville historical Marker on Barton Road near Boylan Street. Carrsville was an african Ameri can Community that was established in 1930 after two Savannah River floods washed away most of the town of Hamburg. Some people say there is Good history and bad history said North Augusta mayor Lark Jones. I dont believe thatus the Case. I believe there is history. There Are Good things that Are part of our history and there Are bad things. Lets extol and Honor the Good and lets learn from the bad. Hamburg was the site of a Massa Cre that was one of the most notable incidents of racial and political Vio Lence in South Carolina during the reconstruction Era after the civil War. In july 1876, after a dispute be tween Whites and a Black militia company approximately 200 men from local Rifle clubs tried to disarm Black militiamen and others who were barricaded in a warehouse. One White Man died during the clash and two Blacks were killed while fleeing from the Battle. Four Blacks later were executed after be ing captured. Carrsville historical Marker dedicated in . Staff photo by Dede Biles North Augusta mayor Lark Jones right foreground looks up at the Carrsville historical Marker while speaking during the dedication ceremony for the sign at the society building on Barton Road on sunday. Please see Marker Page 11a as05-1345017

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