Woodford Notes: Midway chili cook-off, Woodford County quilt trail and heart health

Barbara Kitchen, chair of the Nursing and Science Divisions at Midway College, and Nancy O'Neill, nursing faculty at Midway College, addressed members of the Midway Woman's Club at its Jan. 5 meeting. Kitchen and O'Neill spoke on women's health, particularly heart health, and recognizing heart attack symptoms in women.

Midway Community Dinner to feature chili cook-off

A Midway Community Dinner at Midway Christian Church will feature a chili cook-off on Jan. 30. All Midway residents are invited to enter a pot of chili for judging. To enter, call the church at (859) 846-4102 by Monday. Prizes will be awarded for first, second, and third places. The dinner will begin at 6:30 p.m. and is free for all attendees, dine-in or take-out.

Woodford County Quilt Trail gains fifth square

The Woodford County Quilt Trail gained its fifth quilt square on Jan. 10 at Susan Martin's farm on Hippee Agee Road near Millville. The name of the pattern that Martin chose for her square is "Old Maid's Ramble" and was painted in the colors of her family's racing silks. The Woodford County Quilt Trail is recognized by the Kentucky Arts Council and is an official Kentucky Quilt Trail. In Kentucky, there are more than 60 counties with a quilt trail. Learn more at