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Today's Features

  • Olivia Hazelwood shows off the apron and stocking that she made during the 4-H sewing classes.

  • There are three ways to thaw your turkey safely — in the refrigerator, in cold water, or in the microwave oven. Keep the turkey in its original wrapper. Place it on a tray or in a pan to catch any juices that may leak.

    For thawing in the refrigerator, allow about 24 hours for every 4 to 5 pounds. A thawed turkey can remain in the refrigerator for 1 to 2 days. If necessary, a turkey that has been properly thawed in the refrigerator may be refrozen.

  • Paul urges the Thessalonians to “give thanks in all circumstances for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you” (1 Thessalonians 5:18). He was not saying we should give thanks “for” everything, but we were to be thankful in all circumstances. Everything that happens is not good, but we are to look for things for which to be thankful.

  • Quit Now Kentucky is a free tobacco cessation resource that helps Kentuckians stop smoking and using other tobacco products. The innovative program uses three different approaches: telephone coaching, web-based services, and text messaging. Quit Now Kentucky services are available to anyone in the state of Kentucky age 15 and older. Services are available in English and Spanish, and other languages can be accommodated through a translation service. Counselors are available seven days a week by telephone at 1-800-QUIT NOW (1-800-784-8669).

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  •  Diabetes affects nearly 26 million Americans and an estimated 79 million people are at risk for developing the disease. In Kentucky, diabetes affects more than 507,000 people. For people living with diabetes or at risk for type 2 diabetes, family support is critical to staying healthy.

  •  The Bardstown Community Theatre will present “The Homecoming,” a heartwarming comedy/drama, adapted by Christopher Sergel from the book written by Earl Hamner Jr. 

  • Chapter 1050 of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees met recently in Elizabethtown for their quarterly potluck and member update.

    Blue Cross Blue Shield representative Sun Horn brought the annual insurance update to the membership. Along with the new and informative information, she provided handouts with critical information for each member attending. For those not able to attend, Horn advises that a call to BCBS Customer Service at 1-800-456-3967 will provide any information needed. She also accepts email inquiries at susan.horn@anthem.com. 

  •  Maryland to Kentucky and Beyond Inc. Reunion will be 9 a.m. June 27-29 at Saint Catherine College near Springfield. Anyone interested in learning more about the migration of their families from Maryland, Virginia and other states westward to Kentucky and other states is welcome to attend. For more information, contact Jane Hagan Smith at 502-552-8087 or bud@bud-smith.com or visit https://sites.google.com/site/mdtoky3/ or  https://www.facebook.com/MDtoKYandBeyondInc.

  •  The Campbellsville University School of Music will combine with the efforts of the Central Kentucky Arts Series to perform Handel’s “Messiah” at Campbellsville Baptist Church at 6 p.m. Nov. 17. The church is located at 420 N. Central Ave., Campbellsville.

  •  Unity Four to perform at Heartland Free Will