I love to read. So far as I know, I have always loved to read. I remember unoriginal episodes of reading with a flashlight under the covers. That probably provided a major contribution to my need for glasses in the sixth grade. About broke my poor father’s heart. Not being an avid reader, he would not have understood
My mother would, though–although she would not have approved. But she read all the time. Regular excursions to the library always resulted in armloads of books to carry home.
And I remember that library, an old house, in the center of our village, that is now on the historical register; welcoming wooden floors to sit on while reading and looking for books. I was not impressed when, years later, they built as a new modern facility across town.
Although I did use it prolifically, also. It holds one of my few negative reading memories: At
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‘Murder and Mayhem in Kentucky’ book discussion
Join us for the third and final session of a three-part scholar led book discussion series that will cover “true stories of bone chilling cruelty and heart wrenching heroism” that took place in Kentucky and other Appalachian states. The anthology, Appalachian Murders and Mysteries by James M. Gifford and Edwina Pendarvis, will be utilized during the entire series.
The facilitator will be EKU’s true crime author Keven McQueen. He’ll discuss the murder of Mary Magdalene Pitts, the Skyline Drive murders of Don and Brenda Howard, and Charles Manson’s ties to the Tri-State area.
This session will take place on Thursday, October 12 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Kentucky Room at the Laurel County Public Library.
Registration is required. Register online at www.laurellibrary.org or call Gwen at 606-864-5759.
The library is located just off the 192 bypass in London.
Diabetes Awareness and Prevention program Oct. 16
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