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Veterans honored at Midway service

Retired Judge Anthony M. Wilhoit of Versailles was the guest speaker at the 2011 Midway Memorial Day service at Midway Cemetery on May 30. Wilhoit was chief judge of the Kentucky Court of Appeals and is now executive director of the Kentucky Legislative Ethics Commission.

The Midway service is an annual event that draws many veterans and their family members. The veterans are recognized, and each has the opportunity to speak about his or her service.

Midway city council members and residents provide music for the event, and local Boy Scouts present the colors each year.

Fiber artist to lead beading workshop

Expert fiber artist and certified needlework teacher Karen Riggins of Nonesuch Birdsong Studio will teach a workshop on fringe and surface beading from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at The Art Village. The cost is $60. An additional $10 fee, payable to the instructor, provides all of the materials necessary to complete a sampler of beading techniques during the workshop. An image of the completed sampler may be seen at Theartvillage.org. Enrollment is limited to 10. Call (859) 879-0320 or Deborah Knittel (859) 608-5044 to register.

Art Village yard sale in Versailles on Saturday

The Art Village in Versailles is having a yard sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Items donated for resale will be sold, including several hundred new, wood-mounted crafter's rubber stamps, fabric, old jewelry, vintage sewing patterns, unusual papers and more.

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