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01/11/2008 - Friday, Jan. 11

There will be continuous ballroom dancing at the Junior League Ballroom, 617 9th Avenue, Huntington, W.Va., beginning at 7 p.m. Music host will be Dick Newman. For information contact or call 304-736-5380.

The Northeast Head Start Program will be accepting applications for children to enroll in the August 2008 program, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., at Louisa Head Start, located at Louisa West Elementary, 201 Boone Street. For information call 606-638-9060.

Monday, Jan. 14

The Lawrence County Tourism Commission will meet at 6 p.m. in the 2nd floor courtroom of the Lawrence County Courthouse, Louisa. The meeting is open to the public.

The Lawrence County Fiscal Court meeting has been rescheduled for 10 a.m. due to Martin Luther King Day falling on the regular meeting time (Jan. 21). The public is welcome to attend.

Tuesday, Jan. 15

A SAVE meeting will be held 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 a Bariatric Support Group meeting at Three Rivers Medical Center beginning at 6 p.m. For information call Robin, 606-638-3813.

The Floyd County Extension Council and District Board will meet at 5:30 p.m. at the extension office, 921 South Lake Drive, Prestonsburg. The meeting is open to the public. For information call 606-886-2668.

A Veterans benefits field representative will be at the Johnson County Courthouse in Paintsville, 9 a.m. to noon, in the County Judge's Complex. This service is free of charge for veterans and their dependents. For more information call 866-244-8970.


Big Sandy Community and Technical College will have Dr. Martin Luther Day activities beginning at 9:25 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 16, in the Gearheart Auditorium on the Prestonsburg Campus. Events will continue Thursday, Jan. 17, from 10:50 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.; and Friday, Jan. 18, a march in honor of Dr. King will begin at 1 p.m. at the Floyd County Courthouse, Prestonsburg. For information call Bernadette Tiapo, 606-886-7374 or e-mail,

The Johnson County 4-H will have a Variety Show, Saturday, Jan. 19, at Johnson Central High School. Session 1 will be from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. and session 2 will be 4 to 6 p.m. For information call 606-789-8108.

Highlands Regional Medical Center has announced its community calendar for January. All meetings are held in the Highlands Medical Office Building. Kiwanis, Jan. 10, meeting place B, noon to 1:30 p.m.; Smoking Cessation, Jan. 12, meeting place A & B, 8 a.m. to noon; KODA, Jan. 15, MOB Atrium, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Kiwanis, Jan. 24, board room, noon to 1:30 p.m.; Living Well with Diabetes Support Group, Jan. 30, meeting room A & B, 5 to 6 p.m. For information call 606-886-7424.

The Lawrence County Adult Learning Center in Louisa is now helping veterans receive their high school diploma if they served during World War II, Korean War or Vietnam. To qualify, all you need is a copy of your DD Form 214/Discharge Papers. For more information about this service call Becky Adkins, 606-638-0601.

The Kentucky State Police Post 14 will be conducting safety checkpoints at various times and locations in Lawrence County. They are held in an effort to reduce alcohol and drug related crashes.

The Louisa High School class of 1958 is looking for Opal Burton. Anyone with information call Lisa Jones, 256-883-9383, Stanley Brown, 770-926-3392 or Beulah Lemaster Greene, 606-638-4694.

The Blaine Volunteer Fire Department is now under new leadership and is accepting applications for volunteers. Anyone who has training or will train and make fire and EMS runs is welcome to attend. Applications are being accepted on Tuesdays, 7 to 8 p.m., at the fire department. For information call 606-652-4423 or 652-9111.

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, 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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