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Wednesday, Sept. 28

Willisburg Church of God Speaker
The Isaiah House chaplain Rev. Gregg W. Anderson will speak Sept. 28 at the Willisburg Church of God, 64 McCann Ridge Lane, Willisburg. The service begins at 7 p.m. For more information call (859) 441-7097 ext. 111.

Thursday, Sept. 29

Street Lights Collection
The Willisburg Lions Club will be collecting for street lights on Thursday, Sept. 29, starting at 5 p.m. They will be collecting door to door.

Sept. 30-Oct. 1-2

Washington Co. Fair

The Washington County Fair will be held Sept. 30, Oct. 1 and 2 at the Washington County Senior Citizens Building. Entries accepted between 2:30 and 6 p.m. on Sept. 30, displayed on Oct. 1 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Entries will need to be picked up between 3-4 p.m. on Oct. 1. Oct. 2 Farm Scapes Display and Doll Contest. Registrations 9:30-11 a.m., judging at noon and on display till 3 p.m. New classes this year include the doll contest, egg, yarn and honey classes. Fair Books can be picked up around town and at the Washington County Extension Office. For more information call Krista Thompson at 859-284-5524.

Saturday, Oct. 1

Boone Horseride
The Boone Horseride will be held Saturday, Oct. 1 at 12 noon at the Fred Boone Farm, 5690 New Hope Road, New Hope. Other entertainment will be music and cloggers starting at 2 p.m. Auction starts at 5:30 p.m. Proceeds go to St. Vincent de Paul Church, New Hope.

Loretto Motherhouse Concert
There will be a piano concert at the Loretto Motherhouse at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 1 with Dr. Vernon Cherrix, B.M.

Sunday, Oct. 2

Soul Food

Soul Food Plates will be served at Johnson Chapel Church on Sunday, Oct. 2 at 1 p.m. after church services in the basement.

Montgomery Reunion
The Montgomery Reunion will be held Sunday, Oct. 2 at 1107 Montgomery Lane, Willisburg. Bring a covered dish. Lunch at 1 p.m. Everyone is welcome. For more information call Virginia Cox at (859) 375-9280.

Loretto Motherhouse Concert

There will be a concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 2 at the Loretto Motherhouse with Naomi Oliphant, piano; Kathleen Karr, flute; and Jennifer Potochnic, oboe.

Saturday, Oct. 8

Holy Trinity Turkey Supper

Holy Trinity Turkey Supper and Social in Fredericktown will be held Saturday, Oct. 8. Supper served 4-8 p.m. Mass times 4 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Food, booths, games, fun and prizes.

Willisburg High School Reunion
The Willisburg High School Class of 1961 will have their 50th class reunion on Saturday, Oct. 8 at 6 p.m. at Mordecai’s. For more information call Berneice Mitchell at (859) 375-262 or Freddie Carey at (859) 336-3856.

Sunday, Oct. 9

Idle Hour Park

On Sunday, Oct. 9 from 2-4 p.m. join all ages for a time of physical activity, prizes, games and demonstrations by students from Four Dragons Mixed Martial Arts Academy.

Monday, Oct. 10

Blood Drive
The American Red Cross Blood Mobile will be in the Family Life Center at Springfield Baptist Church on Monday, Oct. 10, 2011, from noon until 5 p.m. for its regular visit. A pint of your blood could be a lifesaver for someone, and you won’t miss it a bit. Come, be a donor.

Saturday, Oct. 15

Benham Family horse ride
The Benham Family Horseride will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 15 in loving memory of the Benham family: Freddy K. Benham 2007, Nancy E. Lewis Benham 2008 and Fred Benham 2011. All proceeds will be donated to Crusade for Children. For more information call Janet (859) 805-0393, Paula (859) 805-0384 or Jenny (859) 805-0668.
WCHS Class of 1996 Reunion
The Washington County High School Class of 1996 will be having a 15-year reunion at Mordecai’s in Springfield on Saturday, Oct. 15 at 7 p.m. Please contact Brett Filiatreau Barry, 859-481-5517, or on Facebook. Or contact Abby Harmon Coyle at 270-849-2424 for information.

Sunday, Oct. 16

Kids Day
Quail Unlimited “Cantuc Whistlers” Annual Kids Day will be held from 1-5 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 16 at St. Rose Church. There will be outdoor events and contest games at this free event. For more information contact Jerry Mattingly (859) 481-3316 or 336-7248; Kenny Gribbins 336-0124 or (859) 805-1767 or Joey Maupin (859) 805-0849. All kids must be accompanied by an adult.

Monday, Oct. 17


The Washington County Elementary School Site Based Decision Making meeting will be held at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 17 in the Media Center.

Thursday, Oct. 20

Library Board Meeting
The October Library board meeting will be held at the firehouse in Willisburg at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20. The public is invited to comment on the proposed new library project.