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Lexington Philharmonic honored at history awards

The Lexington Philharmonic was honored at the 2008 Kentucky History Awards Program, held March 1 at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History. Sponsored by the Kentucky Historical Society ad the Historical Confederation of Kentucky, these annual awards recognize the best history achievements and projects relating to state and local history.

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Artists to demonstrate stained glass, watercolors

Artist Gretchen Soards will demonstrate stained glass and Brenda Martin will demonstrate watercolor painting during gallery hours Saturday at the Arts & Cultural Center, 117 North Broadway, Georgetown. Other artists will be on hand to discuss their work at this free event. Hours are noon to 4 p.m. For more information, call (502) 863-0909.

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Paris to pick up large, heavy items for disposal

The City of Paris will pick up large and heavy item left at curbside at no charge from March 31 through April 4 on residents' normal garbage pick-up days. Federal and stat regulations prohibit the pick-up of tires, car batteries, liquid paint and hazardous materials. The city will also pick up brush and limbs on March 24-28.

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Commonwealth Credit Union scholarship deadline approaching

The deadline to apply for the Nathan Leach ”Reach for the Stars“ scholarship is 4 p.m. March 28. Graduating seniors who are members of CCU or eligible to be members can apply for the 2008 scholarships. Scholarship applications are available at, at any Frankfort CCU branch and from high school guidance counselors. Call Cindy Block, (502) 564-4775.

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