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9:58 am
Fri January 23, 2015

Datebook: January 23 - Backpack Food Program, Campus Lights, Masquerade Ball

The Need Line Back-Pack Children’s Food Program seeks donations of fruit snacks, fruit cups, pudding cups, juice boxes, single serve cereal boxes, granola bars, apple sauce cups, cheese & crackers, Poptarts, and vegetable juice boxes. To help with the program, call 270-753-6333. Donations can be dropped off at Need Line at 509 N. Eighth Street. 

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9:40 am
Thu January 22, 2015

Datebook: January 22 - Humane Society Bazaar, Governor's Garden, Winter Book Sale

The Humane Society of Calloway County is accepting donations of Christmas decorations, linens, mugs, and dishes for use at its Bazaar fundraiser next year. Also needed are donations of extra wrapping items such as curling ribbon, wired ribbon, and cellophane. Bring donations to the Weaks Center Monday through Thursday from 10 to 3. 

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9:02 am
Wed January 21, 2015

Datebook: January 21 - JD Wilkes, The Jungle Book, Half Marathon

The Jackson Purchase Historical Society meets this Saturday morning at 10:30 at the McCracken County Public Library. The featured presentation is by J.D. Wilkes, author and illustrator of the book "Barn Dances & Jamborees Across Kentucky." The meeting is open to the public and free of charge, but seating is limited. 

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11:07 pm
Tue January 20, 2015

Datebook: May 1 - "Mission Accomplished" 10 Years Ago

Credit Wikimedia Commons

On this day in 2003, President George W. Bush made an historic jet landing on the USS Abraham Lincoln and gave a televised address announcing the end of major combat operations in Iraq. The banner drew criticism for being premature, which the administration later acknowledged, as warfare and casualties had increased after the speech.

It’s Wednesday, May 1

Friday at noon as part of the Music at Midday series, organist Anna DeFoe gives a brief recital at Grace Episcopal Church in Hopkinsville. She performs compositions by Pachelbel, Jean Langlais, and Camille Saint-Saens on the historic Estey pipe organ. 

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9:15 am
Tue January 20, 2015

Datebook: January 20 - Leadership Discussion, Used Book Sale, ASCENT

Murray State University hosts a panel discussion titled "The Next Generation of Leadership" tomorrow evening at 6 at the Curris Center Stables. The event is a panel discussion on the role students will play as current and future global leaders. For more information and to RSVP, visit murraystate.edu

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11:05 am
Mon January 19, 2015

Datebook: January 19 - Children's Food Program, Ft. Campbell Reductions, Campus Lights

The Need Line Back-Pack Children’s Food Program seeks donations of fruit snacks, fruit cups, pudding cups, juice boxes, single serve cereal boxes, granola bars, apple sauce cups, cheese & crackers, Poptarts, and vegetable juice boxes. To help with the program, call 270-753-6333. Donations can be dropped off at Need Line, 509 N. Eighth Street in Murray. 

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9:00 am
Wed January 14, 2015

Datebook: January 14 - Noble Park Funland, Trivia Contest, Theory of Everything

The McCracken County Public Library offers a program titled "Noble Park Funland: 35 Years of Timeless Memories" tomorrow night at 7 as part of its Evenings Upstairs series. The free presentation is by the children of Carlton Watkins, owner of Noble Park Funland, and includes photos and memories from the Park years. For more information, visit mclib.net

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10:19 am
Tue January 13, 2015

Datebook: January 13 - Jungle Book, Wine Competition, Soybean Day

The Missoula Children's Theatre holds auditions for The Jungle Book on Monday, Jan. 26, at 4 p.m. at Belmont Elementary School in Hopkinsville. Daily rehearsals are from 4-8:30 p.m., concluding with a performance on January 31 at 7 p.m. at the Alhambra Theatre. Students in grades K-12 are invited to audition. For more information, call (270) 887-4295. 

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9:30 am
Mon January 12, 2015

Datebook: January 12 - Governor's Garden, Alzheimer's Support, Boyhood Film

The Governor’s Garden Initiative is designed to encourage community organizations in Kentucky to cultivate their own gardens to educate people about the benefits of gardening. Schools, parks, and others are invited to apply before February 15 to receive seeds, transplants, and a year of gardening consultation. Visit governorsgarden.ky.gov for more information. 

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10:13 am
Fri January 9, 2015

Datebook: January 9 - LBL Field Trip Grant, Edgar Cayce 101, Gentry House Donations

Public school districts within 100 miles of Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area can apply for an Educational Field Trip Grant for the 2015-2016 school year. The grants help schools cover costs for transportation, facility admission fees, and dorm rental. Educators must apply by April 30, 2015. For more information, call (270) 924-2091. 

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