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October 11, 2013

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ASHLAND — Family History Month events set

ASHLAND

The Genealogy Department at the Boyd County Public Library are celebrating Family History Month with a variety of programs and a used book sale from Tuesday through Oct. 31.

All programs are at the main branch, 1740 Central Ave., either in the meeting room or in the Minnie C. Winder genealogy department on the second floor.

The program schedule includes:

‰Beginning Genealogy, Wednesday, 2 p.m.; and Oct. 23, 6 p.m.

‰Historic Bath Avenue Homes Slideshow, Thursday, 2 p.m.

‰Using Footnote.com, Oct. 22, 2 p.m.

‰Using Ancestry.com, Oct. 22, 6 p.m.

‰Historic Buildings of Downtown Ashland Slideshow, Oct. 24, 2 p.m.

For more information, call (606) 329-0518.

Youth emphasis

set at church

CANNONSBURG

Mavity Free Will Baptist Church will have Community Youth Fun Day from 2 to 7 p.m. Saturday with inflatables, games, music and food.

The day will end with a worship service around a bonfire.

The church is a half mile from the Flying J.

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