The Art Walk in Versailles will be 5 to 8 p.m. Friday and will feature eight art galleries along Main Street, plus restaurants and businesses where original art will be on display for sale. Local galleries will feature the art of locally, regionally and nationally known artists and artisans, including many affordable and collectible works. The event also will feature live music, including strolling musicians, and the work of Knitter McKnitter and her yarn bomb gang.
Railroad Drug marks first anniversary in Midway
Railroad Drug and Old Time Soda Fountain in Midway celebrated its first anniversary with a health fair Oct. 12. The event brought more than 100 people to the store and featured Dr. Scott Monin, a cardiologist, talking with patrons about heart health. In addition, Midway College nursing students talked with visitors about breast self exams and performed blood-pressure checks. Employees of Versailles Family Medicine provided free blood sugar and hemoglobin screenings. Wallace Station Deli provided free wrap samples, and Railroad Drug provided free lunch, featuring its Railroad Dogs. Flu shot recipients received free ice cream cones.
Eagle Scout projects look to the past and future
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Will Borland and Tim Hagan of Midway have announced plans for their upcoming Eagle Scout projects. Borland will work in the Sons and Daughters of Relief cemetery, which is behind Midway Presbyterian Church, to clean headstones and provide a map of grave locations for the small historic graveyard. Hagan will work to create a dog park in the Walter Bradley Memorial Park behind Northside Elementary School. Borland and Hagan are members of Midway Boy Scout Troop 40, which was chartered in 1994 and has had 36 Eagle Scouts. The troop is led by Scoutmaster Mike Hagan.