Church to host rummage sale
ASHLAND - An indoor rummage, hot dog and bake sale will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at 13th Street Freewill Baptist Church.
JSF will be at Huntington event
ASHLAND - The Jesse Stuart Foundation will participate in the Word and Song Café at Old Central City Days on Saturday and Sunday.
The event is part of the annual festival on 14th Street West in Huntington.
The foundation will staff a booth and will have books for sale. Huntington author Bob Barnett will be at the foundation booth signing copies of his books “Growing Up in the Last Small Town in America: A West Virginia Memoir” and “Hillside Fields: A History of Sports in West Virginia.”
The café will be from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday and from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday in the Gazebo area of Old Central City.
KDMC to offer heart screenings
ASHLAND - King’s Daughters Medical Center will offer the following free healthy heart with EKG screenings:
‰2 p.m. June 21 in the Kentucky Heart Institute Offices, Suite 230, Medical Plaza B, 613 23rd St.
‰10 a.m. June 27 on the KDMC Mobile Health Unit at City National Bank Cedar Knoll, 10700 U.S. 60.
A KHI specialist will review screening results.
The screening, which includes an EKG, total cholesterol, blood pressure, blood sugar and blood oxygen levels, is sponsored by KDMC in cooperation with the Kentucky Heart Foundation. Fasting is not required.
Required appointments may be made by calling (888) 377-KDMC (5362).
D-Day program set at museum
ASHLAND - World War II veteran Lowell Perdue will present “My D-Day Beach Landing” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Highlands Museum and Discovery Center.
Perdue, a Navy veteran who served during World War II, will discuss some of his experiences during the monthly Military History Roundtable Meeting of the Eastern Kentucky Military Historical Society.
Perdue’s hourlong presentation will focus on the invasion of Normandy, France. During the invasion, Perdue was driving a landing barge which was hit and destroyed by German artillery while shuttling troops to Utah Beach on June 6, 1944.
For more information, call Matt Potter at (606) 547-2607.
Guardrail work set this week
ASHLAND - Weather permitting, contractors will replace guardrail on two sections of Ky. 3 and Ky. 1 in Boyd and Greenup counties this week.
Motorists should watch for lane closures and flaggers at the following work locations:
‰Thursday, on Ky. 3 in Boyd County from Country Club Drive extending north to Ky. 1937.
‰Friday, Ky. 1 in Greenup County from 650 feet north of Dysard Road extending north to CB Cove Road-Kay Street.
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