Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

March 20, 2014

What's happening: 3/21/14

Staff reports
The Independent

WURTLAND — Church turkey dinner slated

WURTLAND - The Ladies Auxiliary at Oldsteam Baptist Church will host a turkey dinner from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the church at 2664 Ky. 503. The cost is $6.

Jack McCleese is pastor and Rodney Vance is assistant pastor.

Cemetery guides available

ASHLAND - East Kentucky Press Inc. has reprinted Joe R. Skeens’ 16-volume series of guides to cemeteries in eastern Kentucky.

Volumes I through IV include cemeteries in Floyd County; volumes V through XVI include cemeteries throughout eastern Kentucky, including Floyd, Johnson, Pike, Knott, Lawrence, Elliott, Morgan, Leslie, Perry, Breathitt, Greenup, Martin and Letcher counties.

More than 1,000 cemeteries are listed in the series.

Each volume is $20, plus $4 postage. A complete set of all 16 volumes is $275, plus $12 postage.  Books can be ordered from East Kentucky Press at P.O. Box 808, Paintsville, KY 41240.

For a complete list of cemeteries contained in each volume, email John David Preston, president, East Kentucky Press, at johnmarypres@bellsouth.net.

Bridal expo will be April 6

GRAYSON - The Grayson Area Chamber of Commerce will sponsor its fourth annual Bridal Expo from 1:30 to 4 p.m. April 6 at the Grayson Conference Center.

Some exhibitors’ spots are open. Exhibitors may register by mail at GACC,  P.O. Box 612 or 302 E. Main St., Grayson, KY 41143 with the form on graysonchamber.org, or send an email to graysonchamber41143.windstream.net.

The registration fee is $60 for nonmembers and $35 for members.

For more information, call (606) 474-4401.

Parkinson’s event April 12

CANNONSBURG - The Coalition for the Cure of Parkinson’s Disease will have its second annual Parkinson’s Disease Awareness and Fundraising Event from 10 a.m. to noon April 12 at the Kyova Mall.  

The event will include a walk, silent auction, inflatables, gospel music, Amber’s Angels cloggers and a community chapel. Engravings for the “Living Tree of Hope — Past and Present” will be available for purchase.

There will be a breakfast for patients and their families and caregivers from 9 to 10 a.m. in the former Uniforms Inc. store.  

Proceeds will benefit Parkinson’s research and assisting those who have the disease.

For more information, call (606) 922-1442.