Learn to make jam from berries at a home canning class at the LaRue County Extension Office 2-4 p.m. Friday, June 22. The Extension Service is located at 807 Old Elizabethtown Road. This class is free but you need to call 358-3401 to register. The class will be taught by Abby Tate, EFNEP assistant – Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program.
The American Cancer Society reports that an estimated 241,740 American men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer this year.
As the second leading cause of cancer death among men, the disease will claim more than 28,170 lives in 2012. In Kentucky, almost 3,200 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer this year, and nearly 360 will die from this disease.
The Buttermilk Days Festival Committee is now taking applications for arts and crafts vendors as well as food and refreshment vendors for this year’s festival which will be Aug. 23-25 on South Third Street in Bardstown.
The three-day festival will again include a homemade wine-tasting and wild meat cookout on Thursday evening, a kids street concert on Friday night, the famous Buttermilk Days breakfast on Saturday morning and the third annual street concert on Saturday evening.