Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

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March 27, 2012

news in brief, 3/27/12

ASHLAND — KDMC offering sports physicals


King’s Daughters Medical Center will offer sports physicals to student athletes ages 12 to 18, from 4 to 8 p.m. April 26, at King’s Daughters Medical Specialties-Russell, in the Russell Centre, 399 Diederich Blvd.

Sports physicals will include an EKG that will be interpreted by pediatrician Edward Ha, M.D. Appointments are required for sports physicals and may be made by calling 1-866-HEART KY.

Lake cleanup volunteers sought


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking volunteers for the third annual Yatesville Lake Spring Cleanup from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday.

The corps will team up with Eastern Kentucky PRIDE and Lawrence County to conduct this event to promote environmental responsibility and create a litter-free lake.

If you are interested in participating in this year’s cleanup, pre-register by calling (606) 686-2412 or sending an email to LRH.Yatesville@usace.army.mil with “Yatesville Lake Spring Cleanup” in the subject line.

Volunteers should meet cleanup sponsors at the Lawrence County Park, Shelter No. 3 by 9 a.m. Signs will be posted directing participants to the recreation area. Once registered, volunteers will travel to one of three pre-designated litter pick-up sites.

Trash bags, gloves and vests will be provided at each site. Once volunteers have picked up the litter in their area, they will reconvene at the Lawrence County Park and receive a t-shirt and a lunch donated by a local sponsor.

Fairview school registration set


Fairview pre-school and kindergarten registration will be from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. April 9 through 13.

Parents may pick up applications and pre-register at this time. For information, call (606) 325-1528.


McKell Middle council, 3:30 p.m.

Ballroom dancing will be Friday


Continuous ballroom dancing is planned for 7 to 10 p.m. Friday at the Junior League Ballroom, 617 Ninth Ave.

Cost is $7.50 per person. To receive a chance for a door prize, bring a treat.

Dress code is comfortable.

For more information, email dnbl@msn.com or call (304) 736-5380.

A dance also is scheduled for April 13.

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