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November 12, 2012

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ASHLAND — Joint Democratic meeting tonight


A joint meeting of the Boyd County Democratic Woman’s Club and the Boyd County Executive Committee will be at 6:30 p.m. today at the Boyd County Senior Center in Catlettsburg. The event will include a free hot dog dinner, with drinks and desserts provided. Winning candidates will be on hand to speak.

All club, committee members and democratic friends are welcome. For more information, call (606) 325-8357, (606) 739-8548, or visit boydcountydemocrats.org.

Christmas wreath workshop Dec. 8


The Grayson Gallery and Art Center will offer two opportunities to make your own Christmas wreath on Dec. 8at the Gallery. The first session runs from 9 a.m. to noon; the second session will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Each session will offer hands-on instruction by Jim Shope in making a live, multi-foliage wreath.

Cost of the workshop is $20 with all materials provided. Space is limited to 15 per session. Participants will also be eligible to register for the next class in making an evergreen centerpiece.

For more information, email Mindy Woods at graysonwoods@yahoo.com or call (606) 316-0874.

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