September 3, 2014

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Wells presents at EKU Showcase Print E-mail
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Spring Work Day held at Gardnersville Cemetery Print E-mail

From left: Board members Lyle Spillman, Kenny Brownfield, and Sonny Caldwell. On the right is Wayne Stephenson who keeps the cemetery mowed.  Board members not pictured are Mark Ross and David Mann.

The Gardnersville Cemetery held spring work days Thursday, April 17 and Friday, April 18, 2014. The cemetery property contained six large silver maple trees with diameters of 42 to 54 inches.  The trees were badly deteriorating in need of removal. The cemetery board awarded the lowest bid to professional tree expert Stan Freeman to cut the trees down in a fashion as not to damage cemetery property. The cemetery board saved several thousand dollars by board members removing the tree debris themselves.

When funds become available, the next two projects are repaving the cemetery roads and replanting of trees. If you would like to make a donation to the cemetery for repaving the cemetery roads or purchasing a tree, please make you donation payable to the Gardnersville Cemetery.  Please mail your donation to the Gardnersville Cemetery, % Sonny Caldwell, 4587 Highway 491, DeMossville, Ky.  41033.

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NKCAC’s Neighborhood Center distributes plants Print E-mail
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Old letter found in book that was written after D-Day Print E-mail
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Karen Davis Homemakers meet Print E-mail
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Cheesman observes 90th birthday Print E-mail
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Ode To The American Soldier Print E-mail
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Summer Reading at your library Print E-mail

It’s that time of year again!  It’s Summer Reading at the Pendleton County Public Library, and sign-ups begin on Monday, June 23. You can sign up any time during the Summer Reading program. You can win prizes for reading during the summer!

“Fizz Boom Read” is this year’s theme for ages three through 5th grade. Programs will be held on at 11 a.m. on Thursdays and will usually last about an hour.  Marie Augustine and the Garbage Can Band will be at the library on June 26 to play music from recycled things. Wump Mucket puppeteers will be coming on July 3 for a puppet show.  The Living Arts & Science Center will present “Fizz Boom Science” on July 10 where they will do hands-on science experiments. Come clown around with Ronald McDonald on July 17. Coyote Chris from Silly Safari will be at the library on July 24 with animals for everyone to enjoy. The prize drawing will be at 12:15 p.m. that day.

Teen Summer Reading is for grades 6th through 12th.  The theme  is “Spark A Reaction.” Teen programs will be held at 6 p.m. on Tuesdays. The first program will be on June 24.  The Living Arts & Science Center will be at the library to do hands-on science experiments. Reed Masterson with Impossible Magic will be in attendance on July 1 to do some amazing magic.  The teens will have to compete in a marshmallow challenge on July 8.  Dave Myers will be stopping by on July 15 to have some science fun with the teens.    The prize drawing will be held on July 1.

Stop by the library or bookmobile for more information and to pick up a Summer Reading calendar, or call 859-654-8535. Hours are 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 1-5 p.m. on Sunday.

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Don’t miss the cake auction! Print E-mail

Mark your calendars now for the second annual cake auction sponsored by the Pendleton County Extension Homemakers beginning at 6 p.m. on Monday, July 21, at the Pendleton County Fairgrounds.

The cake auction will be held in the Griffin Center just prior to the pageant.

All money raised from the cake auction supports the Extension Homemakers’ local scholarships for graduating high school seniors.

There are sure to be Blackberry Jam cakes, maybe a Red Velvet cake, Carrot cake, and many more! Come early to select the cake you want to bid on!

Come out to the fairgrounds to have a great time and let someone else do the baking for your family gathering this summer!

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Licking Valley Antique Tractor and Machinery Show Print E-mail

The Licking Valley Antique Machinery Association LLC will be holding an antique tractor and machinery show on Friday and Saturday, June 6-7 at the Knights of Columbus grounds in Sun Valley (four miles south of Alexandria) on Licking Pike.

In addition to antique tractors there will be old machinery with demonstrations set up. There will be arts and crafts this year along with food and drinks. A pedal pull for the kids will take place at noon on Saturday, June 7. A silent auction will also be held for those looking for a good deal.

There are no admission fees for those bringing in tractors or for the general public who are coming to the show.

For more information, please call Steve at 859-816-8810.

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