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Archive for April 22nd, 2011

Datebook: April 22 – Earth Day

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Hug a tree and kiss the grass, it’s Earth Day! Click here to learn more about how the day came to be.

It’s Friday, April 22. 

In Madisonville Blue Grass Pharmacy offers free document shredding and out of date medicine disposal tomorrow from 10 to noon at its 1128 North Main location.  Unwanted medical equipment is welcome for refurbishment and redistribution to those in need.

Angels Attic Thrift Shop at 972 Chestnut in Murray invites spring cleaning cast offs.  The store which supports the Angels Community Clinic, receives donations at the rear of the building off Arcadia Drive.  Books, CDs, DVDs, household items, toys, appliances, furniture and clothing are welcome.  Donation hours are 8 to 5 Monday through Saturday.  Shopping hours are 11 to 5 Tuesday through Saturday.

Next week the 27th Annual AQS Quilt Show and Contest brings thousands to the Paducah Expo Center, Julian Carol Convention Center and the Pavilion, all at 415 Park Avenue in Paducah.  Hours are 9 to 6 Wednesday through Friday, 9 to 5 Saturday.  Admission for non AQS members is $11 daily – $30 multi-Day.

Use for further information about community events.  Here’s to a peaceful Easter Weekend!

morning cram [predator edition]

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Armed US Predator drone aircraft are flying over Libya 24/7 attacking Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi’s forces. 

Military officials insist to NPR the move is not a prelude to deeper US military involvement.

KENTUCKY~ It’s gonna rain! (a lot) and could flood rivers/roads while delaying corn farmers from planting. Paducah Police charge a man in a (possibly) drug-fueled, shooting murder. McCracken officials want to hear from opponents @ their (May 2) Ohio River coal project rezoning hearing. Attorney General Conway calls Pabst’s new binging-brew a “safety risk”. The MSU Women’s Golf team is currently in 2nd as they tee off again in the OVC tourney.

TENNESSEE~ Clarksville Police charge a Hoptown teen with attempted murder (x3) after an all-girl brawl earlier this month. Union City officials may raise the speed limit on one of its thoroughfares after traffic cameras spur complaints.