The Woodford County Library will present African folktales at 2 p.m. Jan. 29 at Midway College. The stage event will feature traditional tales that have been passed from generation to generation by word of mouth. The African landscape will be brought to life with a variety of animal characters, costumes and audience participation. Free tickets for this program, which is made possible by the Lottie M. White Children's Program Series, can be picked up at the Midway or Versailles libraries. The production is presented by Bright Star Theater Company of Asheville, N.C.
Huntertown Elementary wins attendance award
Huntertown Elementary School in Versailles won the Woodford County school district's Super Attendance Flag for the fourth month in a row. Huntertown's average daily attendance for December was 96.64 percent, which will allow it to fly the attendance flag throughout January. Woodford County Middle School has been awarded the Most Improved Attendance Flag, with a 1.17 percent increase in attendance from November.