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November 24, 2013

Highlands Museum and Discovery Center's Christmas Tour of homes

Part one: Fannin, Akers, Merritt residences

(Continued)

ASHLAND —

This week, the homes of Cecil and Judy Fannin, Darryl and Jane Akers and Marc and Priscilla Merrit are featured. Next week, the home of Richard and Janice Wheeler, Hanni-J. Ryan Insurance and the Highlands Museum and Discovery Center will be featured.

Ladies of the Highlands decorate the Highlands Museum and Discovery Center in preparation for the 2013 Christmas Tour of Homes, set for 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 7 and 1 to 5 p.m. Dec. 8. Tickets, which are $20 in advance and $25 the day of the event, are available at the Highlands Museum and Discovery Center. Refreshments and transportation also will be available at the museum. Those touring must be 8 or older. For more information, call (606) 329-8888.

LEE WARD can be reached at lward@dailyindependent.com or (606) 326-2661.

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