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GOLDEN ALERT CANCELED FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY WOMAN

A golden alert has been canceled for an elderly woman from Franklin County.

Edith May Johnson, 78, was found safe Saturday night in Knoxville, Tenn.

She had been missing since around 11 a.m. Saturday.

LEGAL AND FINANCIAL PLANNING FOR ALZHEIMER'S

When caring for someone with dementia, acting soon is key to good preparation and knowing what to expect in the future.

A program set from 9-11 a.m. Feb. 5 at the Anderson County Public Library, 114 N. Main St. in Lawrenceburg, could help.

Legal and financial experts will help people explore their options and ask questions about their specific situations in a relaxed, causal atmosphere. The program is designed for people with loved ones or friends with dementia.

The program is sponsored by a grant from the Margaret T. Stoeckinger Foundation’s Caring for the Caregiver Fund and is free to the public.

Registration is required. Call 1-800-272-3900 or email infoky-in@alz.org to register.

PARKINSON'S GROUP TO HEAR ABOUT EATING, MOVING WELL

The Parkinson’s support group meets the third Tuesday of every month at Thorn Hill Education Center, 700 Leslie Ave. Meetings begin at 5:30 p.m. for social time and snacks, and a guest speaker presents at 6 p.m.

The group will hear from Dr. Arthur Pangemanan of Pangemanan Chiropractic in Lawrenceburg Jan. 15. He will speak on the topic “Eat Well, Move Well and Think Well In Spite of Parkinson’s.” 

Meetings are open to all, including those with Parkinson’s, their caregivers, family, friends or those interested. Call Lane Lewis at 319-3921 or 223-0866 with questions.

PRESCRIPTION DRUG DISPOSAL DAY JAN. 26

Expired, unneeded and unused prescription and over-the-counter medications will be collected 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 26 at the Franklin County Health Department, 851 East-West Connector Road.

Officers from Frankfort Police Department’s DARE unit and Drug Enforcement Administration and Franklin County Health Department personnel will be overseeing the collection process.

The collection is to assist in removing drugs from the community and reduce the potential for medication abuse and misuse.

SECTION OF ROLLING ACRES CLOSED STARTING MONDAY

The 200 block of Rolling Acres Drive will be closed Monday through at least Friday for sewer work.

Detour information will be set up on-site and no driveways will be obstructed.

For more information about the closure, contact the Frankfort Sewer Department at 875-2448.

ART CLASS AT SENIOR CENTER

Jeff Alexander, a recently retired KSU art professor, is leading an art class at the Senior Activity Center, 202 Medical Heights Drive, every Wednesday at noon.

Members of the class select their preferred subject and medium for projects, including landscape drawings or paintings, portraits and more.

There is no fee for the class or for membership in the center, which is available to anyone age 60 or older or who has a spouse that age. For more information, call 223-5794.

SHOWTIME OFFERS FREE PREVIEW FOR FPB CABLE

Showtime is offering a free preview for Frankfort Plant Board cable customers with advanced set-top boxes through today.

The preview coincides with the season premieres of "Shameless," "House of Lies" and "Californication," three original Showtime programs that will air today beginning at 9 a.m. on channels 320 and 720, FPB said in a press release.

FPB cable customers will also get a look at The Movie Channel, channels 330 and 730, today.

For more information on Showtime, visit www.sho.com or www.fpb.cc.

COUNTY WILL PICK UP CHRISTMAS TREES

To schedule Christmas tree pickup, call the Franklin County Road Department at 875-8760. County residents should have their Christmas trees by the road with the tinsel removed.

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