• National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE), noon, Ryan’s Steakhouse off Exit 87 of Interstate 75, Richmond. Guest speaker Susan Horn, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, will discuss coming year’s insurance rates and other health-care issues. Also, chapter will elect officers. For details, call John Wilson, 623-6776.
• Madison County Democratic Women’s Club, 6 p.m., Ryan’s Steakhouse off Exit 87 of Interstate 75, Richmond. Capt. Sally Love of the Salvation Army in Richmond to speak. Each member asked to bring can of beef stew, chicken/dumplins, spaghetti/ meat sauce or peanut butter to donate.
• Pattie A. Clay Auxiliary membership meeting, 6 p.m., Irvinton House in Irvine-McDowell Park. To RSVP, email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
• EKU presidential search community forum, 6:30 p.m. in Posey Auditorium of the Stratton Building on Kit Carson Drive south of the Eastern Bypass.
• Farm-City Banquet, 6:30 p.m, Madison County Cooperative Extension Center, Duncannon Lane. For details and reservations, call 623-4072.
• Madison Fiscal Court, 9:30 a.m., Berea Police and Municipal Building auditorium, 304 Chestnut St.
• Youth Services Center for Madison Middle and Madison Central High Schools Advisory Council, 3:30 p.m., Phillips Building, 704 North Second St.
• KBA 1-Day Basketball Showcase, boys/girls 3rd-9th grade. For details, call 859-219-9272 or visit www.playkba.com.
• Richmond City Commission, 4:30 p.m. work session, 6 p.m. regular session, City Hall, 239 W. Main St.
• Gallery on Main opening reception for “Just Add Heat,” by Jennifer McLamb and Stacey Street, 5:30-7 p.m., inside Community Trust Bank, Richmond, across from Madison County Courthouse.
• Sustainable Berea Fall Gathering, 6:30 p.m., Berea Friends Meeting House, 300 Harrison Road.
• Madison County Retired Teachers’ Association, 12:15 p.m., God’s Outreach, 1512 East Main St., Richmond. Lunch provided. KRTA Executive Director Bob Wagner will speak.
• Medicare 2013 Part C (health) and Part D (drug) plan comparisons and enrollment at Richmond Senior Citizens Center, 1215 W. Main St., 2 to 4 p.m. Individuals should bring a printed list of their medications, including dosage.
• One-time weaving workshop with Alisa Vogt, 9:30–11:30 a.m., Paint Lick Community Arts Center. Weaving yarn on a cardboard loom will be demonstrated. Participants may bring yarn to make bookmarks, cozies, bracelets, etc., but materials will be provided. Fee: $10. To register, call 925-2741.
• EKU Dance Theatre Fall Concert, 8 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday and 2 p.m. Saturday. For tickets, call 622-2171.
• “Life is a Dream” by EKU Theatre, Gifford Theatre of the Campbell Building. Performaces 8 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. For tickets, call 622-1323.
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Band students ‛take over’ MCHS campus
The Madison Central High School campus has been “taken over” for two weeks by 170 students attending band camp.
Warning labels needed on energy drinks
The popularity of energy drinks has soared since they entered the marketplace, but at least one consumer group wants the FDA to order warnings on product labels.
Full Gospel ‛Back to School Bash’ is Aug. 2
I guess everyone is asking, “How much rain did we get?”
Thank the Lord for the rain
Hello readers, it’s a stormy Monday evening as I write this, and I’ve been thanking the Lord all day for the good rain – over an inch in the gauge now, and it looks like more before morning.
Rain has helped lawns, gardens
Hello from Baldwin.
How is everyone’s week going? I hope everyone is having a great one.
Can you believe such cool weather in mid July?
Refreshing. That’s the word one TV weatherman described the upcoming days when temperatures will be in the 70s with virtually no humidity and lots of sunshine. Can you believe that in the middle of July? We can live with that, can’t we? We may even get close to setting a record for morning lows later this week. This has certainly been the year for strange weather!
Union City Baptist VBS July 20-25
Union City Baptist Church will have vacation Bible school July 20-25, 6 to 9 p.m., with classes from age 3 through high school. The theme is “Agency D3 Needs You.” Contact Brenda Parke, or call the church at 623-2845 for more information.
Local, regional products are carefully selected for Berea College Farm Store
A lot of thought and consideration goes into the product selection for the Berea College Farm Store.
Kentucky beef cattle market remains strong
The feeder cattle market shows no sign of weakness and seems to shrug off most anything that could potentially be seen as negative.
Planning for fall vegetables in the garden
It’s time to start planning how to continue enjoying your garden and even add new plantings.
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