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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call (304) 736-5380.
A dance also is scheduled for April 13.
Easter bazaar set Saturday
The Ladies Fellowship Group of South Point First Church of God will offer an Easter bazaar from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
Vendors will have a variety of crafts, including Easter baskets, bows, flowers, clothing, quilts and woodworking.
The Gold Studio will take Easter photos and offer packages from $12 to $17.
Beans and cornbread and baked goods will be available to go.
The church is at 1915 Old U.S. 52 (county road 1). Admission is free.
Eubanks paintball games set
Greater Rain Community Church will present Eubanks Paintball from 2 to 8 p.m. Friday with a youth service at 6:30 p.m. and from 1 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the field, 2654 Smith Pike.
To participate, sign up at the church, 715 Elizaville Ave., pay the registration fee and fill out the waiver form. Registration times are 2 to 7 p.m. Wednesday; 10 a.m. to noon Friday; 9 a.m. to noon Saturday.
For more information, call pastor Jacob White at (606) 209-2370 or James Eubanks at (606) 209–2373.
AARF rummage sale set
Ashland Animal Rescue Foundation will have its annual rummage sale 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Kyova Mall.
Clothing, toys and other items will be for sale with proceeds helping to support AARP’s rescue of last-chance and homeless animals.
To make a donation of items for the sale, call one of the following numbers before Thursday: (606) 922-5157 or (606) 465-2378.
KDMC offering sports physicals
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Morgan judge-exec arrested
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