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11/02/2007 - Friday, Nov. 2

Holiday Memories Scrapbooking will be held at the Ramada Inn during Holiday Happenings today and tomorrow. Sale of supplies will help college and 4-H camp scholarships provided by the Whitehouse Homemakers. For information call Janet Smith, 606-789-1511.

Saturday, Nov. 3

The Cherryville Fire Department will have a public meeting at 3 p.m. at the department, located on Rt. 1690, Louisa.

There will be a "Motorcycle Poker Run" and fundraiser beginning at noon at the Louisa Community Center in memory of Kenly Raylynn Akers, daughter of Ken and Stephanie Akers. There will be a silent auction, food and special raffles. An account has been set up at Peoples Security Bank, P.O. Box 60, Louisa, Ky. 41230. For information call Todd, 606-638-9745.

Monday, Nov. 5

The Lawrence County Health Department will be giving flu shots from 8 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. There is no charge for Medicare or Medicaid. This is a walk-in clinic, no appointment is necessary. For information call 606-638-4389.

The Lawrence County Extension Office will host a Holiday Bazaar at the Extension office, 249 Industrial Park Road, Louisa, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. A soup bean lunch will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Orders for fresh, live, green wreaths will also be taken. For information call 606-673-9495.

The Lawrence County Extension District Board will meet on Monday, Nov. 5, 3:30 p.m., at the Extension Office, 249 Industrial Park Road, Louisa.

Wednesday, Nov. 7

The Louisa West Elementary School Site Based Decision Making Council will meet from 3:30 to 4:45 p.m. The meeting is open to the public.


Lawrence County Schools' Local Planning Committee will hold a meeting to discuss the district facilities plan at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 8., at Fallsburg Elementary School. The public is welcome.

Patchwork Playdates will be held Thursday, Nov. 8, 2 to 4 p.m., at the Magoffin County Extension Office. There will be reading, puppets, crafts and snacks for kids birth through 4 years old and their parents/caregivers. Regular meetings are the second Thursday of each month, 2 to 4 p.m., and the fourth Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m. For information call Beth Lyon, 606-454-9002 or Brooke Jenkins, 606-349-3216.

A Parent University workshop sponsored by the Floyd County Board of Education, Title I, Family Resource and Youth Service Centers, and Title IV, will be held Thursday, Nov. 8, 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at the Wilkinson/Stumbo Convention Center. Lunch will be provided.

There will be a Mardi Gras dance party, Friday, Nov. 9, at the Junior League Ballroom, 617 9th Ave., Huntington, W.Va. Food and drinks will be catered. For information call 304-736-5380.

The Johnson County Republican Women will honor veterans on Friday, Nov. 9, 10 a.m., at the Paintsville High School gym. Refreshments will be served. The public is welcome to attend.

The Paintsville Police and Fire Departments are selling tickets on a 32 inch digital TV to help with the "Shop With A Hero" program. The drawing will be held at the Paintsville Wal-Mart. For tickets call the police, 606-789-6427 or fire, 606-789-7376.

The annual Coat and Toy Drive for children will again be held in Louisa. All donations must be dropped off by Saturday, Dec. 15, at the Louisa Cash Express in the Food City Plaza. Toys, coats, shoes (washable) and non-perishable food items are being collected. For information call 888-899-0399 or e-mail

Highlands Regional Medical Center has released its calendar of events for November. All meetings will be held in the Highlands Medical Office Building. Kiwanis, Nov. 1, 15, 29, noon to 1:30 p.m., Meeting place B; Diabetes Health Fair, Nov. 7, 7 to 11 a.m., lobby; Kiwanis, Nov. 8, noon to 1:30 p.m., meeting room C; PALS instructor course, Nov. 8, board room 5th floor, 4 to 9 p.m.; childbirth classes, Nov. 10, board room 5th floor, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.; smoking cessation, Nov. 10, board room 5th floor, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.; PALS provider class, Nov. 10, 11, meeting room A & B, 7:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. For information call 606-886-7424.

A SAVE meeting will be held Tuesday, Nov. 6, 13 and 20, at 7 p.m., in the 2nd floor fiscal court chambers of the Lawrence County Courthouse, Louisa. For information call County Attorney, Michael Hogan, 606-638-4051.

There will be an Alzheimer's Screening Day, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Dr. Naveed Ahemd's office, 4159 North Mayo Trail, Pikeville. Refreshments will be served. For information call 606-432-1072, ext. 12, 13, or 14 or 606-432-5550.

Big Sandy Community and Technical College will have spring registration thru November 30. Students can register in the Admissions Office on the Prestonsburg, Pikeville and Mayo Campuses.

The Big Sandy Community and Technical College Adult Education/ABE program is offering free adult basic education, GED and Family Literacy classes throughout Floyd County. For information call Kay Ross, 606-886-7334.

Story hour at the Johnson County Public Library will be held thru Dec. 12, 9:30 and 11 a.m. for ages three up to five years old; Lapsit Story time will be held thru Tuesday, Dec. 11, 6:30 p.m. for ages birth up to three years old. For information call 606-789-4355.

The Johnson County Public Library is offering free computer classes. Sign up is required and open to the public. For information call 606-789-4355.

An Open Trap Shoot will be held every 2nd and 4th Saturday, 6 p.m., behind Thealka Park, Johnson County. The Fish and Game Association sponsors the event. For information call Sam Horn, 606-265-3265.

Community Hospice, 1538 Central Ave., Ashland, offers a weekly grief counseling session, "Embracing Our Grief," from 6 to 7:30 p.m. All support groups are free and open to the public. For information call Wilma Justice, 606-329-1890 or 800-926-6184.

Narcotics Anonymous (open, non-smoking), meeting every Monday, 7 p.m., and Thursday, 8 p.m., at the Point of Hope Community, 524 Highway 3 South (Point Section), Louisa; Families Anonymous (open, non-smoking) is also held at the same time every Monday; Alcoholics Anonymous (closed, smoking) will be held every Friday, 7 p.m., in the 2nd floor courtroom on the Lawrence County Courthouse, Louisa, rear entrance.

Families Anonymous meetings are held every Tuesday, 7 p.m., at the Drug Free Communities office at Teen Scene, Salyersville. For information about the program call 606-349-5483.

Need help with a loved one? Call the Johnson County Adult Day Care. For information call the Johnson County Senior Citizens Center, 606-789-4830.

The Eastern Kentucky Child Care Coalition is offering local childcare programs in the area. Referrals are free and confidential. To find out if you qualify for assistance in childcare call 606-886-1280 or 888-872-7227.

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