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See 'The Last Shaker' Oct. 25

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By Maryellen Garrison

The Chautauqua performance of “The Last Shaker” will take place at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 25, at Twin Oaks.

Frank and Mary Settles were planning to move from Louisville to Missouri, where they would purchase a farm and raise a family. But when Frank left Mary and the children at Pleasant hill to get the farm, he never returned.  She taught at Pleasant Hill for 27 years and was the last member to live there.  Janet Scott will portray Mary Settles.  Scott is the co-founder of Lexington’s highly-acclaimed theatre group On the Verge. 

She served as director of a senior citizens’ acting workshop and is a graduate of Columbia University.  She taught professional acting in New York City for 30 years.  Don’t miss this program, which was funded in part by the Kentucky Humanities Council and the National Endowment for the Humanities.  Refreshments will be served following the program.  There is no charge but we need you to register at 845-2811 so that we will have adequate seating and refreshments. 

Managing your diabetes
during the holidays

Kentucky has one of the highest diabetes rates in the country. It doesn’t have to be that way. Please attend this informative program to learn more about healthy lifestyle habits for you and your family.  This program will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Monday, Nov. 14, at the Shelby County Extension Office. 

Healthy choices in food and exercise help prevent diabetes. Diabetes can be controlled by choosing healthy foods, staying active, and knowing and managing blood sugar numbers.  Disabilities accommodated with prior notification.  

Register by calling 633-4593 so that you we will have adequate seating and food, and to be eligible for door prizes

Presenters include Oldham County FCS Extension Agent Chris Duncan, Shelby County FCS Exention Agent Sheila Fawbush, Spencer County FCS Extension Agent Allison Lewis, Henry County FCS Extension Agent Maryellen Garrison, Hodgson Mill Prduct Development Consultant Carol Stine, also sponsored by the KIPDA Rural Diabetes Coalition (Mona Huff).

2011 Waste Tire Amnesty

Henry County residents can take advantage of a waste tire amnest program set for Oct. 20-22, 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the state road barn located at 368 Port Royal Rd.  No tire retailers, no foam filled tires, no solid tires, no calcium filled tires.  This program is administered by the Commonwealth of Kentucky.  If you have questions, please call the judge executive’s office :  (502) 845-5707

Educational programs of Kentucky Cooperative Extension serve all people regardless of race, color, age, sex, religion, disability, or national origin.