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Corbin Times Tribune (Newspaper) - April 5, 1986, Corbin, Kentucky Women looking at pictures of naked men see Section weekender inside i swear do you mind s�pag�4 Corbin four men to land the represent surrounding counties a said Rogers. A their background and experience will be of great help in our Effort to bring economic development to our Region. With representatives of 27 counties now on Board we Are ready to begin our the Southern Kentucky economic development Council was recently formed by Rogers and nine others to help recruit new jobs and new Industry to the fifth District. The group has now incorporated As a non profit corporation to begin Industrial recruiting on a regional basis. In addition Rogers said local elected officials will also be called upon for their advice leadership and assistance in making . A successful Enterprise. A this Council can Only be successful if it is truly a regional apr Quot Rogers said. A that is Why we have added representatives of proach a each county to the Council. Whatever businesses and jobs we can bring in to one county will help All of us. Proc bring rain to the parched area today. I Rogers names local people to Council fifth District congressman Harold Rogers has announced that four representatives from the Tri county area have been added to the Southern Kentucky economic development Council. Randolph Stivers will represent Corbin former Barbourville mayor Charles Buchanan will represent Knox county Nick Griewe of Williamsburg will represent Whitley county and Ken James of London will be Laurel county a representative. A i am extremely pleased that the Council has chosen these fou Pikeville by. A Gusty winds made hot work for Crews i fighting Forest fires in the Eastern i Kentucky mountains but officials f said the breezes signalled the a Hohf Ronthi a state Crews battled at least 52 fires i Friday and the National weather service said in a fire weather forecast that a a the requirement for rain has become Ron Couch a . Forest service spokesman said Friday that a a we re figuring that the Are danger is going to remain very High for the next 24 hours or More. A a i wish the weather would get Here a said Townley Bergmann a forestry division spokesman in Frankfort. The weather service said thundershowers predicted late today and sunday showed at least some Promise of soaking the Woodlands. State Crews had fought 61 fires thursday that charred about 1,500 acres Bergmann said. That was Down from monday and tuesday when fires blackened some 5,000 acres in the Eastern Kentucky Hills each Day. But nine fires remained uncontrolled Friday and More broke out As the Day went on Bergmann said. The National guard which had a a by during a Mimi Hazard helicopters to Pineville and Pikeville. The forestry divisions District forester at Pineville Jim Winter said a 12-member Crew battled a Are Friday that started the previous afternoon in Knox county. 15 Miles East of Barbourville and burned so hot we just do anything with u and Winter said 21 firefighters 12 Miles East of Pineville that was tried to control a Bell county Blaze night but jumped the line and a a Mac a not run up another Mountain. Encircled by a fire line thursday Ide Tupi a a he said helicopters would be sent to drop water on a third Are in the District on the North Side of Pine Mountain in Southern Whitley county about seven Miles Northeast of Jellico Tenn. A a it looks like its going to be a real problem a he Saint a a its a tremendously rough place. There a no roads just thousands of acres of in the divisions Eastern District based at Prestonsburg a fire on the mag fan Johnson county line six Miles East of Salyersville had covered an area approaching 1,000 acres when Crews managed to Clear fire lines around it Bergmann said. Stan Henize a division spoke a fire Sman at Prestonsburg said four Are Crews and a Bulldozer worked most of Friday on the fire which started with five smaller blazes that burned together on thursday. Crews would establish fire lines a but it would keep breaking Over a Henize said. A it looks like we be got it Cut off in the Daniel Boone National Forest . Forest service Crews were fighting fires in Mccreary county three Miles West of Beulah Heights and in Clay county nine Miles Southeast of Manchester said spokesman Charles Crail. Cumberland Falls exhibit native Kentucky artist Ken Wesley formally opened an exhibit of his paintings and drawings of Cumberland Falls at Dupont Lodge Friday. The first of a series of studies of Kentucky landscape the exhibit wifi be open to the Public saturday and sunday from 9 . To 6 . And next weekend also. Wesley wifi also be visiting several other state Parks during the next two years for these on the spot studies which will be exhibited at the individual Parks showing the distinctive characteristics of each Park. Berry s world tvs just had Quality time with the adds a now i a going to have Quality time with the to. Serving the Tri counties of Whitley Laurel and Knox county by. Imps a it Burn april 5-6,1986 16 pages today vol. 93, no. 81 Corbin by. 25 per copy fires in Knox Whitley need for rain is critical in state miss Kentucky to Host local Beauty pageant Alt mryl Zjr Bun today so Astrograph a a a a a a a Page 5ib so so aka Allumi ----4 70 see cd bed so Fois Vordi a a a a a a a Page Sis editorials. Page 4 fuss typos Page in a arte .psge2 David 7 6-5 4b 2 weather a 50 percent Chance of thunderstorms tonight. Low in the upper sos. Southwest winds 5 to 15 Mph. Mostly Cloudy sunday with a Chance of More showers. High in the mid 70s. Westerly winds to 90 Mph. Miss Kentucky 1985, Laurie Keller will be the mistress of ceremonies at the 1986 miss Cumberland Falls pageant april 26. Twelve area finalists will compete for the Crown currently held by Tammy Kistner of Williamsburg at the Corbin High school auditorium at7 30p.m. Keller who was a top ten finalist in the miss America pageant will be performing at miss Cumberland Falls As Well As the Cumberland Falls pageant Trio Patsy Faulkner Paul Sims and Brent Chumbley the Bill Allison band and Shawn Powers. The Winner of the pageant will receive a $600 scholarship to the College of her Choice donated by Pepsi cola bottling company Corbin and the Corbin Lions club sponsor of the pageant. The Winner will also represent the Cumberland Falls area in the miss Kentucky pageant to be held in july. The miss Kentucky Winner will Advance to Atlantic City to compete in the miss America pageant in september. In 1985 scholarships totalling nearly $5,000,000 were awarded contestants in the miss America pageants at the local state and National Levels. This years 12 finalists will compete in evening gown Talent and swimsuit categories. Finalists Are mind Lynch Patricia Bingham. Tina Jones and Kelly Wylie All of Corbin Kathy Jonathan Julie Burton and Kimberly Perkins All of Laurie Keller 1985 miss Kentucky Williamsburg Anne Williams Whitley City Angela Stanful Somerset Kimberly Tye Barbourville Teresa Ann Mills Flat lick and Elizabeth Walden London. Finalists were chosen from applications in a seven county area. The theme of the 1986 pageant is a an evening of reserved seat tickets Are available from members of the Corbin Lions club for 15. General admission seats will be available on the night of the pageant for $4 at the door. Tri county deaths Michael Shaffer i Cornett Weaver rids a Julian Rhoda weath Higgins seepage two burial of Peabody coals big hog Marks end of strip mining Era go Peabody i to Bury the id anything s Long Aspe Drakesboro by. Apr the burial of big hog the Peabody Coal co. Shovel that was once the worlds largest is a Symbol of the end of the big strip mining Era in Muhlenburg county officials say. In 23 years the 22-Story machine uncovered nearly 80 million tons of by authority a Paradise steam Plant. The shovel which consumed More than 5,000 acres of Muhlenburg county became a Symbol of the big strip mining operations of the 1960s Ana 1970s that prompted the government to enact stringent strip mining legislation for reclamation in 1977. The shovels bucket which can hold up to 115 cubic Yards of dirt is Large enough for two pickup trucks parked end to end. The 20-million-Pound, $7 million machine arrived in 1962 on 300 Railroad cars. With 5,000 parts and a 250-foot Boom big hog took a year to assemble and was the eighth wonder of the world to Bill Carver who sat in its operators Booth for seven years. Three Crew members were needed to assist the operator. But big hog has gobbled up Alloi the surface Coal there is at the Sinclair mine near Drakesboro and will be buried at the end of the last pit it dug when reclamation begins. A when Way in strip mining began in a big a a Muhlenberg county about 25 years ago Peabody brought Here two or three of the biggest machines Ever built. It was a sign of How much Coal there was a said John Stovall chairman of the Board of the Western Kentucky Coal association and vice president and general manager of Black Energy mining co. Of Greenville. A that the biggest shovel is being retired is an indication that strip mining in Muhlenberg county is in decline a Stovall said. Peabody the nations largest Coal producer and other operators know there Are millions of tons of Coal beneath Muhlenberg county and Are considering underground mines. But the big shovels Are being replaced by frag lines excavators whose shovels Are pulled Over the ground by cables. About a year ago Peabody sought �55353 state permission to Bury the scoop. A a a no one could and anything wrong with the idea As Long As Peabody a a removed All toxic and hazardous materials from it. Puppi now big hog lies at the end of its last pit us Boom is Aat and its being tracks have been removed. The drag a Fin line to Bury it moves closer. Mrus a i hate to see her go Down a said Ohmi Carver. The system us fist time to compute spew marked car was Usai of oration. Radio a a i in Fri with Short Range to not with Normal Post Mun cations. Visual contract a in multiple vehicle right of Way and d tent were two a i human errors. A my a a big truck crashes. Because of these National statistics Pic operation truck s. A Hie Industry was included in the educational Effort to encourage voluntary compliance. We stressed foe economic Ami of Ftp. the Uso of Seid con of the of theor am Mimm Rumm Ian Mvi it unmarked car sat in the emergency Lane of the northbound traffic. Cruisers stayed on . 25 in fibs exit ramp area Unce Aier Teo to a Spee Cang vehicle they hit the ramp. Radio of tact provided information on the vehicle and was corroborated Between units until the Cruiser picked out the tag god Auto. A while this is aimed at the trucking Industry we Are hitting any violating vehicle soars cd Risi have often been leaders of the pack in terms of Speed according to information from the Kentucky motor transport association who is co sponsoring the increase of fatal the third Phi included began Friday he since the c trucking Indus a Metter of 6 level. Since deregulation has bean a series of rate c by truckers in order to m programs to suffer from Competition hive been braking when a

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