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01/23/2008 - Thursday, Jan. 24

Auditions will be held for the Big Sandy Singers at Big Sandy Community and Technical College, 4 to 7 p.m., on the Prestonsburg Campus, Pike Building, Gearheart Auditorium. The audition is open to currently enrolled BSCTC and MSC thru BSCTC students on a first come first serve basis. For information call Laura Ford Hall, 606-424-2498 or e-mail

The Johnson County 4-H Horse Club will meet at 5 p.m. at the Mountain HomePlace in Paintsville. For information call 606-789-8108.

Saturday, Jan. 26

Martin County's annual prayer breakfast will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Senior Citizen's building, with the prayer service in the old courtroom of the Martin County Courthouse in Inez beginning at 11:30 a.m. Everyone welcome.

Sunday, Jan. 27

Big Sandy Community and Technical College will host a workshop, "College Goal," from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Student Center Atrium on the Prestonsburg Campus. The purpose of the workshop is to provide assistance to students who are applying for financial aid for college. For information call 606-880-4794.


There will be a meeting held at the Lawrence County Community Center by the Lawrence County High School, Thursday, Jan. 31, 6 to 8 p.m., to discuss the Neighborhood Watch Program. For information call Lawrence County Sheriff Garrett Roberts or Sherry Burchett at 606-638-4368.

Highlands Regional Medical Center has announced its community calendar for January. All meetings are held in the Highlands Medical Office Building. Kiwanis, Jan. 24, boardroom, noon to 1:30 p.m.; Living Well with Diabetes Support Group, Jan. 24 and 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.

A Christ centered 12-step program to conquer chemical dependency is being offered in the Floyd County area. Mondays, Minnie, 7 to 8 p.m., beside the pharmacy; Spruce Pine School, Little Mudd, 7 to 8 p.m.; Tuesdays, Van Ark Building, Prestonsburg, 2 to 3 p.m., and the David School, David, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.; Wednesdays and Thursdays, Allen Baptist Church, Allen, 7 to 8 p.m. For information call Shirley Combs, 606-434-8400.

The Mayo Campus of the Big Sandy Community and Technical College will be offering Evening Upgrade CPR, Mine Safety Training (Surface), Surface Re-Training, Mine Emergency Technician (MET), HVAC Re-Certification Classes, Basic Welding Lab, Woodworking, and General Automobile Maintenance classes to the public. For information or to register call 606-788-2801 or 606-788-2834.

The Mayo Campus of the Big Sandy Community and Technical College will be offering Welding Open Lab Classes to the public. For information or to register call 606-788-2801, 788-2860 or 788-2834.

Big Sandy Community and Technical College is offering a final Pre-Admission Nursing Conference for Fall 2008 admission on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 1 p.m., on the Mayo Campus in Building D, room 206. For information contact Vanessa Sammons, MSN, APRN, BC at 606-788-2821 or 888-641-4132 ext. 82821 or e-mail

There will be a free String Magic class starting Tuesday, Feb. 5, 6:30 p.m., at the Johnson County Public Library, 444 Main Street, Paintsville. Everyone is welcome. For information call 606-789-4355.

The Mayo Campus of the Big Sandy Community and Technical College will be offering the Kentucky Concealed Weapon Training class on Saturday, Feb. 16, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., followed by a range shoot. For information or to register call 606-788-2801 or 788-2834.

The Lawrence County Humane Society Animal Shelter is now participating in the Recycle Rewards Business Support Program, collecting used cell phones and empty inkjet and laser printer cartridges in exchange for cash. Drop off locations in Lawrence County are Big Sandy Urology, located in the Three Rivers Medical Center Complex; Lawrence County Judge-Executive's office, 3rd floor courtroom; or State Farm Insurance, 201 North Main Cross Street, Louisa. For information contact Beverly Pack, 606-638-3140 or e-mail

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.

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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