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March 11, 2013

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ASHLAND — Poetry contest to be offered


The Carter County Poetry Society will sponsor a poetry contest in conjunction with Grayson Memory Days.

Theme for the poems will be “Tradition and Pride.” The contest is open to residents of Carter County and members of the Carter County Poetry Society.

There is no entry fee and only one entry per person will be accepted. Deadline is April 30. Winner will receive $50 and the poem will be read at the Memory Days opening ceremonies.

Original work of the poet that has not won a contest, been published or submitted elsewhere is eligible. The poem may be any form or style limited to 24 lines and must be typed on 8 1⁄2 x 11 paper with double spacing.

Poets are asked to keep a copy as poems will not be returned.

Send one copy of poem with name, address, phone, poem title and first line in upper right of page and one with no personal information.  Mail entry to Memory Days Poetry Contest, c/o Camila Haney, P. O. Box 564, Grayson, KY 41143.

Breakfast to aid fireworks fund


The Oldtown Volunteer Fire Department will host a breakfast for the Crane Creek Community Fire Works Fund from 7 a.m. to noon Saturday.

Cost is $6. Proceeds will go to pay for the July fireworks.

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