Monday, March 2
• What Are You Reading? Book Group, 12 p.m., Midway branch. (Adults) Broaden your reading horizons. Share your favorite new book and author. Enjoy coffee, a snack and lively discussions. No assigned books.
• Monday Magic, 4 to 5:30 p.m., main library. (Ages 11-18) Learn how to play Magic the Gathering, build decks, browse cards for trade and more.
• Adult Storytelling: A Bouquet of Stories, 6 p.m., main library. (Adults) Celebrate World Storytelling Day by listening to a variety of stories told by experienced storytellers. Hosted by Ray Mendenhall, president of the Kentucky Storytelling Association.
• Reading Challenge Book Club, 6:30 p.m., Midway branch. (Adults and teens) Each month we set a challenge and provide recommended books. Participants meet the next month to discuss what they’ve read and get the next challenge. You are encouraged to read juvenile, young adult and adult books. The theme for March is a book with a green cover.
• Read Across Our Community, 6:30...
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Diabetes currently affects about 21 million people in the United States, including almost 376,000 Kentucky adults with diagnosed or undiagnosed diabetes.
In spite of the improvements in treatment for people with diabetes, many will still experience major complications such as heart disease, kidney disease, eye disease and nerve damage, which can lead to problems with the feet and legs. These complications dramatically affect the lives of people with diabetes and many of the complications can be delayed or prevented.
Studies have show when people with diabetes get good education and have the tools they need to manage their disease, they can succeed in improving their blood sugar control. Better blood sugar control helps the person with diabetes feel better day to day and in the long-term, help prevents complications.
Each person with diabetes should seek out diabetes self-management education where they will get information on healthy eating, taking medication...
The Woodford County Historical Society’s latest book, “Woodford County,” was released Jan. 20, with sales beginning at its facility, 121 Rose Hill Avenue, the next day. To date, approximately 130 books have been sold there, some pre-ordered and/or sold to out of county or Kentucky residents. This book, 6.5” by 9.25,” has l28 pages with 181 black and white photographs with nine specific subject chapters and sells for $23.95 (no tax).
Printed by Arcadia Publishing Company of Charleston, S.C. in its “Images of America” series, the book tells Woodford County’s history from its inception until 1950. Most of the book’s contents were taken from the society’s archives, whether text or photographs. The year-long effort for this book was coordinated by 2018 Society President Wayne Basconi, assisted primarily by other volunteers, past and present members. Although a West Virginia native, Basconi has resided in southern Woodford County for 30 plus years.
As an outreach program of the society, it...
Woodford County native Gloria McCall, Ed.D. with the Kentucky Community & Technical College System, was recently selected as a new member of the Leadership Kentucky 2020 Board of Directors. These positions include a new Executive Committee member, seven new members to the Board of Directors and a full slate of offices and board members.
In the Feb. 20 issue of the Sun, several events were incorrectly listed for this year’s St. Patrick’s Day celebration in Midway that took place last year, but will not be repeated at this year’s more scaled-down event. For more information on this year’s event, which takes place March 14 from 2 to 6 p.m., please go to the City of Midway’s Facebook page.
The Sun regrets the error.