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Corbin Times Tribune (Newspaper) - April 21, 1998, Corbin, Kentucky Flee burglary suspects caught from front Page Sizemore. When police arrived at the residence the owner said the subjects were on foot. A i started patrolling the area and located the three subjects a couple of Miles Down the Road from the residence a Laurel county sheriffs Deputy Greg reams said. A they had parked their truck of Down the Road and upon further investigation were arrested for a second burglary at another the three men were charged with a second count of third degree burglary and Bush was also charged with driving under the influence reams said. Police said the men were taking car batteries from each residence. The men Are being lodged at the Laurel county detention Center where Gibson and Abner Are being held on $7,500 fully secured Bonds and Bush is being held on a $10,000 fully secured Chicken festival no excuse Braden says from front Page to their office while the festival was going on and it could Hurt their preparation. A a that a not sufficient grounds to change it a Braden said. A the court has made provisions to being in extra jurors for that time. All our provisions would go out the window if we move it to the next month. I think you can work around the Braden also granted separate Bond hearings for the Osborne. The hearings will be held after the motions on May 18. In the hearings prosecutors will have to prove Why Bond should be denied assistant commonwealths attorney Joe Howard returns for today although the Type of heavy rain the Region experienced last week Isnit expected to return a fresh band of showers and thunderstorms will be moving into the Commonwealth today according to the National weather service in Louisville. For this afternoon skies will be mostly Cloudy. There will be a 75 percent Chance of precipitation today. It will be mild today with highs reaching the lower to Middle 60s across most of Kentucky. Clouds will continue to Blanket most of the Commonwealth this evening. There will continue to be a Chance of thunderstorms. Lows will be in the Middle to upper 40s. Today a weather Brandon Harbin 8, submits today a weather drawing the times Tribune encourages All students in the area to submit weather drawings to times Tribune weather drawings . Box 516, Corbin by. 40702. The pictures must be drawn on White paper with a Black Marker. The name age and school should be written on the Back of the drawing. Wednesday a wed. Night a thursday a thurs. Night rain Chanc Friday burned truck might have been stolen from Richmond times Tribune staff report police believe a rental truck which burned to the ground Early sunday May have been stolen from Richmond several Days ago. The fire was reported at 4 41 . Sunday on Ridge Point Lane Oak Grove Volunteer fire chief Terry Beaumont said. The Ryder rental truck was already engulfed in flames when the first firefighters arrived Beaumont said. After calling the Kentucky state police the truck was not reported stolen Beaumont said while the truck was being hauled off Beaumont said the state police called Back and said the truck had been stolen from Richmond with approximately $20,000 of furniture in the Backol it. All firefighters could find in the Back were the remains of a set of Box Springs from a bed Beaumont said. A cause has not been established he said. Both the Richmond police department and the Kentucky state police Are investigating the incident. Baesler braves politics weather in race for Senate seat talk of goals tobacco taxes Cut Short by storm by Fred Petke staff writer . Representative Scotty Baesler barely made it through his opening joke thursday night when his Campaign speech was abruptly cancelled. Not even a senatorial candidate can compete with a Tornado warning in keeping a groups attention. Once the 50 members of the Whitley county Democrat social club left for Home Baesler returned to the Buffet line for a final helping before returning Home to Lexington. Representatives for it. Governor Steve Henry who is running against Baesler for retiring senator Wendell Fords seat stood by the door and watched the rain fall and the lightning Light the sky Over Williams Burg. Henry was not Able to attend. Had Mother nature not intervened there would have been discussion of his election goals the proposed tobacco Settle ment and a Little bit about taxes Baesler said. A the first thing i want to do is to protect the tobacco program we be got a he said a so people will have the Opportunity to grow tobacco if they want to and make a profit at the major Factor in that is agreeing on a tobacco settlement with the companies the Farmers can live with he said. While it May not come up for a vote until later this year the proposals out there now would keep the Price supports in place for Farmers he said. A the big fight is How much the manufacturers will pay a he said. A the Bill before the Senate the other Day had them paying $500-plus billion. They can to afford that. They agreed to about $400 before. We need to get that in line. If we do that the part that relates to the Farmers i think will get the other Long standing concern in the Commonwealth is providing Safe drinking water for everyone throughout the state he said. In recent months several water line and sewer expansion projects have been approved and funded by both the state legislature and Congress. A a that a going to take several years before we can do that a he said. A the third thing is to keep our Highway funding Strong a he said. A a it a very important to make sure to continue to get our 93 cents out of every Dollar we Send to Washington for our roads. Hal Rogers is a very important influence in there Are other National problems including tax penalties for married couples Over single adults and assuring equal pay for women compared to males in the same jobs he said. The trick however is winning the May primary first and working toward the november election. A i have two Tough competitors a he said. A the race is to be photo by Fred Petke . Representative Scotty Baesler almost got to speak to the Whitley county Democrat social club last week in Williamsburg before being interrupted by Tornado and flood warnings. May Day Queens to be named Friday times Tribune staff report the Ossoli club a women a organization which has been Active in Corbin since 1938, is Busy making plans for the 55th presentation of the May Day festival. The event features students in primary grades preschool and kindergarten classes and highlights Young ladies from the High school Junior class who Are selected by club members to vie for the title of May Queen. Little girls of kindergarten age Are chosen to run As tiny Queen candidates. Voting containers for both Queens Are located in business establishments in downtown Corbin. Ail Money attained from the festival Are always used to support school programs and Community endeavours. At the present time. Amanda Carter is in first place in the race for May Queen. Staci Logan is in second place and Kami lie Smith is in third place. At the present time Megan Reynolds is in first place in the race for tiny May Queen. Brittany Brock is in second place and Amanda Newquist is in third place. All voting for May Queen and tiny May Queen will end at 3 . Friday. The Queens and members of their courts will be announced Friday during the 6 . Radio news. Pictures and biographical information about each of the May Day contestants will be featured in wednesdays edition of the times Tribune. Water clean up could be costly Coal worker rescued by helicopter from front Page afternoon. A a in be already spent $900 in Sand unlike Corbin Williamsburg mayor Bill Nighbert said they knew the floods would be coming after the storms hit cities upstream. Although the Cumberland River is Well above flood stage damage and evacuations have been minimal so far. So Briar Creek Park and Cumberland colleges football Field Are totally submerged. Its nothing new and easily fixed Nighbert said. A the Good thing is a lot of the Homes in the evacuation plan have been bought up or raised in the flood Wall project a Nighbert said. A a it a More of an inconvenience than anything. It la Cost us a Little overtime and we bought a truckload of Sand in Case we need to sandbag. Its not a panic situation.�?�. In Whitley and Knox counties no one really knows what to expect yet. As of monday afternoon water was still rising in downtown Williamsburg and All around Barbourville. Officials could Only guess to the amount of damage underneath All that Muddy water. A a we re looking at it to be around the $25,000 or $30,000 Range a Knox county judge executive Jimmy Hinkle said. Times Tribune staff report a Coal company employee was rescued by a helicopter monday after being trapped at a Coal tipple by rising water on Hwy. 11 in Clay county. George Henson was rescued at approximately 11 30 . After ground units were unable to get to him from the rising water. According to Laurel county sheriff Gene Hollon the departments helicopter was used in the Rescue. Sheriffs Deputy cd it by Sizemore and chief Deputy by defy Blair used the helicopter to Rescue Henson. A a in a just glad we were Able to help a Hollon said. A a that a just what we know. There a a lot of places we can to get to because the Waters still throughout Whitley county the scene is much the same. Bridges have been washed out. Fresh layers of Asphalt and gravel Are Long gone underneath the water. With estimates nearing $80,000, Whitley county judge executive Leroy Gilbert said the county will be Able to handle most of the costs thanks to an emergency $35,000 Grant Check which came Friday. Gilbert said the Grant was for another project but the funding Agency approved its use for flood repairs. A realistically Well be in Good shape in a week or two a Gilbert a i can imagine How terrifying something like this can be for a persons family. Eddy was in the air within 15 minutes of us getting the Call and within one hour the Guy was at the helicopter which is used primarily for marijuana eradication would continue to be used in emergency missions when needed Hollon said. A when we first got the helicopter some people were concerned they weren to really needed but time after time they be been Worth so much to people and this really drives Home How important they can be a Hollon said. A a in a just glad we had it to help the said. A a we be had a couple Bridges Wash out. There a roads still impassable Down Meadow Creek Way and Tackett Creek. Mostly every Road is still there a not enough for the schools to reopen. For the second Day in a Row both Knox and Whitley county schools Are closed because the children can to get to the schools or the buses can to get to the kids. A the Way the roads Are once the water gets up it cuts off a Whitley county school superintendent Lonnie Anderson said. A when the water goes Down on the South end we can get school when the Clear Fork River in Eastern Whitley county goes Down for 24 hours buses could pick up every one except 10 or 12 students he said. In Knox county Lynn Camp Middle and High schools Anc West Knox elementary Are the Only ones still open this week. Obituaries Anna Cornett Anna Vela Cornett 80, of London passed away sunday april 19, 1998, at Mary mount medical Center. She is survived by her husband Orrie Cornett of London. The funeral services will be held at 11 . Wednesday at House Rawlings Almeral Home. Burial will be in the Cumberland memorial gardens at Lily. The family will receive friends from 6-9 . Today tuesday at the funeral Home. Chester Phipps Chester Phipps 73, of Gray passed away monday april 20, 1998, at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington. He was the husband of Doris Phipps. The funeral arrangements Are incomplete and will be announced by Corbin Almeral Home. Goldie Eldridge Goldie Irene Eldridge 70, of London passed away sunday april 19, 1998, at her Home. She was the wife of Hardin Eldridge. The funeral services will be held at 7 . Today tuesday at Laurel Almeral Home. Burial will be in the Cornett peaceful acres at Hiram by the Tri City Almeral Home. The family will receive friends after 6 . Today tuesday Laurel Almeral Home. At Spurgeon Holt Spurgeon Holt 91, of Lima Ohio and formerly of Williamsburg passed away sunday april 19, 1998, at lost Creek care Center in Lima Ohio. He is survived by his wife Mable Holt of Lima Ohio. The funeral services were held at 11 . Today tuesday at Wofford Baptist Church. Burial was in the Whitley memorial gardens. William Barton William Edward Barton 47, of tidal wave Road in Corbin passed away sunday april 19, 1998, at Baptist regional medical Center. He was a lifetime member of the and the am vets. He is survived by his wife Christine Binkley Barton of tidal wave Road in Corbin four daughters Tammy Lynn Mcfarland and husband Keith Wayne Stephanie Jean Barton Cathy to Jewell and husband Eric Bryan and Christy Michelle Barton All of tidal wave Road in Corbin six grandchildren his father Speed Barton of Corbin one brother Woodrow Martin Barton of Corbin two Sisters Carolyn Jody Lawson of High top Road in Corbin and Loretta Irene Engle of Keavy his grandmother Flora Higginbotham of Keavy several uncles aunts and nephews and a Host of other relatives and friends to mourn his passing. The funeral services will be held at 1 . Wednesday at Croley Almeral Home with Rev. Roger Miller and Rev. Harold Lawson officiating. Burial will be in the Barton cemetery on tidal wave Road in Corbin. Graveside honors will be provided by chapter 66 and chapter 621 Vietnam veterans of London. The family will receive friends after 5 . Today Ali essay at the funeral Home. 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