Scott County

Scott County notes: Mar. 25

March 24, 2014 

Honey, Scott County Fire Department's arson dog

The Scott County Fire Department's arson dog, Honey, is in the running for this year's American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards. This award recognizes the significance of the human-animal bond and celebrates the accomplishments of canines. Through online public and celebrity voting, an overall 2014 Hero Dog of the Year will be chosen and announced during an awards gala in Beverly Hills, Calif. First-round, semi-finalist voting continues through June 6 at The three dogs in each category that receive the most votes will move on to the second round of voting.

Project Linus to hold blanket work day

The North Central Kentucky Chapter of Project Linus will hold a blanket work day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the First United Methodist Church, 1280 Lexington Road, Georgetown. During the workday, volunteers will turn finished quilt tops into completed quilts and make no-sew fleece blankets. All skill levels are welcome to attend. The chapter covers Scott, Harrison, Pendleton, Nicholas, Bourbon and Robertson counties.

Once completed, the blankets are distributed through hospitals, health departments, judicial agencies and funeral homes. Donations of new, handmade blankets or materials also can be dropped off at Georgetown's First United Methodist Church, the Scott County Public Library, the Kentucky Doll and Toy Museum in Carlisle or the Harrison County Sheriff's Office.

For more info, contact Janet Walter at (502) 863-9726 or

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