The St. Elizabeth Healthcare mobile mammography van will visit several locations throughout Northern Kentucky in March. Following the American Cancer Society’s guidelines for the early detection of breast cancer can improve the chances that the disease can be diagnosed at an early stage and can be treated successfully. Women age 40 and over should have a screening mammogram every year. The van will be at the following locations:
• March 19 – from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Walton Pharmacy, 305 Mary Grubbs Highway in Walton
If you plan to hunt in Kentucky, were born after Jan. 1, 1975, then you must attend one of following classes scheduled in Northern Kentucky:
• March 19 – Pendleton County Sportsman’s Club, Lock Road, Butler (one day class). Call 859-472-1333 to register.
• August 13 - Lloyd WMA, Highway 491, Crittenden. Bring your lunch or money to purchase food, your own drinks, foul weather gear and glasses if needed. Bring or know all contact information. Call Tracy at 859-472-1333 or Deborah at 859-428-2954 to register.
The annual Lenton Fish Fry has returned to St. William Catholic Church and continues through April 15.
The meal, including battered cod, three sides, cornbread, dessert and a drink will be served from 5 to 8 p.m. at 6 Church Street, off Waterworks Road. The cost is $7.50 per meal.
Phone orders can be called in to 859-866-5107.
March 14, 1996
The Grant Co Extension service put on a Safety and You program at the Crittenden-Mt. Zion Elementary School. 4-H agent Dan Soliday gave a gun safety lesson to students while 4-H parent Lyndi Sodden taught children about bike safety and the importance of wearing a helmet. Other safety courses taught included fire, farm, pesticides, railroad, higway and home alone safety. A first aid talk was also given.
A four-week nutrition and fitness challenge will once again decide who is Grant County’s Biggest Winner.
The healthy lifestyle program, sponsored by Fitness For Life Around Grant County (FFLAG), Northern Kentucky Health Department, Grant County Parks and Recreation and Grant County Extension Service, runs April 4 through April 30.
Registration for the Biggest Winner Challenge will be from 3 to 7 p.m. March 31 and from 2 to 4 p.m. April 3.
The cost if $10 for an individual and $20 for two or more immediate family members.
Table Talk, Caregiver Support Group – for caretakers of medically fragile, elderly and terminally ill patients will be held from 3 to 4:30 p.m. the second Thursday of the month at Grant County Library, 201 Barnes Road in Williamstown. Each month a separate topic such as A Caregiver’s Toolbox or Caregiver Fatigue will be featured. Everyone is welcome. Light refreshments will be served. There is no charge to attend.
March 7, 1996
Any tobacco or corn producer who did not purchase FCIC insurance last year and is going to grow tobacco or corn during the 1996 crop year needs to come into the farm service agency office and purchase insurance by March 15, 1996. Any producer who had crop insurance in 1995 needs to pay their $50 for the FCIC insurance by July 1, 1996 if they plan to grow tobacco or corn this year.