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Have Multiple Sclerosis? Know someone that does?
Come and talk to other folks with MS. We share how we cope with daily life and share tips that help with daily living with MS.

Where: Family Options Inc., 108 Ensminger Dr. (behind Dairy Queen)
When: Second Saturday of each month, 10:00-11:30am

For more information contact Betsy Ogles at (270) 678-5546 or Jennifer Haynes at (270) 404-0192

Visit our Facebook page: Multiple Sclerosis Daily


DAV Service Office Available Every Monday at Lera B. Mitchell
The DAV (Disabled American Veterans) Service Office will be available at the Lera B. Mitchell Clubhouse on S. Green St. every third Monday from 8:00am-noon. When you come by, please bring your discharge form with you (your DD 214), not your certificate. Thanks!
Barren Co. Historical Society Meeting Thursday, Feb. 23
The February meeting of the Barren County Historical Society will be Thursday, February 23rd, at 6:00pm at the Mary Wood Weldon Memorial Library. Sue Lynn McDaniel, Special Collections Librarian with the Kentucky Museum, will present "Miss Fannie the Flirt." The topic subject is late nineteenth century courtship researched from contemporary ladies magazines, etiquette manuals, local newspapers, and a local woman’s diary. McDaniel has a MA in History and her research and published articles focus on nineteenth century social and cultural history. There is no charge for attendance.
2017 City Cleanup Week (Mar. 20-24)
March 20-24, 2017

To kick off the City Clean Up Week, there will be a Free Shredder Day March 18th from 9:00am to noon at Southgate Plaza.

City Cleanup for 2017 is the week of March 20-24. This week shall provide an opportunity for Glasgow residents to clean out the garage and around the house. City residents may place extra trash, large items and bagged or boxed items curbside on the same day as normal garbage pick-up. Public Works Department will have extra trucks out to pick up permitted items. The trucks will come through each neighborhood only once. Have all items out by 7:00am on your regular garbage day to insure collection. For safety reasons and to facilitate collection of the extra items, please place them close to the street in an unobstructed area. Do not place next to or under trees, light poles, on trailers, or against mailboxes.

Unacceptable Items include appliances, any type of liquid, pesticides, auto batteries and parts, asbestos, tires or construction materials. Tree and shrub trimmings may be tied in small bundles for pick up. Large tree limbs, whole trees or waste from having trees trimmed will not be accepted.
Residents are reminded that all small items are to be bagged or boxed. Small items that are not contained for easy loading will not be accepted.
There will be a charge for any items taken to the landfill by residents, with the exception of appliances. Appliances are accepted all year long at the landfill at no charge (freon must be removed by a professional repair person before drop-off).

For information on tires and used oil disposal contact Glasgow Tire and Auto, Wal-Mart Automotive Center, or Tractor Supply Company.


Interested in Beekeeping?
Our Beekeepers Association meets the fourth Monday at 6:30pm of each month at the UK Extension Office. At our next four meetings we are going to have a program each month geared toward the beginning beekeeper or anyone interested in learning about beekeeping.

The next four dates and what each program will cover are:
• February 27 - Bee Biology
• March 27 - Beekeeping Equipment
• April 24 - Getting and Installing Your Bees in the Hive
• May 22 - Harvesting Your Honey

Thanks a lot
John Pace


Barren County Community Education Classes & Programs - February
Beginning Micro Soft Excel: Mondays and Wednesdays, February 6-15, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Barren County High School. In this class you will learn how to use basic Excel formulas, basic menu functions and learn basic terms and definitions. You will also learn how to create Excel spreadsheets, save and name the worksheets, and format data with the spreadsheets. Debbie Russell, Instructor.

Beginning Pastels: Tuesdays, February 7-March 14, 12:45-2:45 p.m. at Western Kentucky University – Glasgow Campus. Come explore the beautiful medium of soft pastels in an encouraging, positive and supportive setting. Thru this introductory class participants will learn about what pastels are, how to use and apply them, and develop an understanding of the tools and supplies needed to work with them. Two methods of starting a new work, and various ways of “laying down” color, blending, and mark making will be taught. Advisement on how pastels should be matted and framed will be covered as well. Class is for ages 8 and above. Pastels, paper, supplies and subject matter will be provided. Lorie Short, instructor.

Beginning Micro Soft Excel: Tuesdays and Thursdays, February 7-16, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Barren County High School. Students will learn the basics of setting up a spreadsheet with formulas and customization. Tina Wilson, Instructor.

Painting, Just for Kids Level II: Thursdays, February 9-March 16, 3:30-5:00 p.m. at the Happy Valley Learning Center. This class allows the child to create a painting using his/her own topic choice at the appropriate skills level. They will execute previous techniques and learn new ones. Class is for ages 6-12. Patty Hughes, Instructor.

Drivers’ Education: Saturdays, February 18-May 13, 9:00 a.m.-noon at Barren County High School. Class will meet 10 times and student will complete 6 hours of individual driving time. Class sessions will consist of speakers, videos, discussion. A textbook will be provided during class. Driver’s permit required. Bob Blair, Instructor.

Acrylic Painting: Tuesdays, February 14-March 21, 9:00-11:00 a.m. Glasgow Baptist Church. Class is structured for beginner to the advanced student to work at their own pace and explore the vast world of acrylic painting. Instruction is provided on composition, principles of design, color theory, and exploring a variety of painting techniques. This class is for ages 13 and above. Supply list provided upon registration. Lorie Short, instructor.

Peg Loom Knitting: Mondays, February 20-March 6, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Glasgow High School. You will learn how to perform basic moves with a few simple items to create a scarf. We will discuss the different types and ply of yarns. Using this knowledge, you can later make hats, shawls, etc. without the hassle of counting or working with needles. Class is for ages 10 and above. Bonnie DeVore, Instructor.

Pre-registration required for all classes and programs. Call (270) 670-6908 or email marcus.kingrey@barren.kyschools.us.
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