News briefs: Mount Eden Ruritans to host fish fry

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By The Staff

The annual Mount Eden Ruritan Club Fish Fry will be held Friday, March 29 at 5 p.m. at the Mount Eden Ruritan Grounds
Tickets are $10 and the meal includes fish, slaw, baked beans, potato wedges, dessert and drink.

Little Prince/Princess Sale set at Turner
A semi-annual sale to raise funds for children’s charities is scheduled for March 16 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Turner Elementary School.
Called the Little Prince/Princess Sale, the event features a variety of independent home business vendors and a consignment sale for children’s clothes.
Twenty-five percent of the funds raised will be donated to various charities, including the fire department-based Children’s Crusade along with the Backpack Buddies program in Anderson County.
The event will be held in the school’s cafeteria.
For more information call Emy Womack at 502-680-1185.

Registration open for food preservation workshop
The Anderson County Extension Office is now taking registration for the 2013 Food Preservation Workshop.
All sessions are on Saturday and begin at 10 a.m. Beginning on April 1, you may register for individual classes if there are still openings. April 13 is Pressure Canning Basics, Canning Meat and Gardening Basics. This class is ideal for someone who has never canned or hasn’t done it within the last 10 years.
The basic process will not be repeated in other workshops. June 15 is Canning Vegetables, Tomatoes, Salsa and other tomato products. July 13 is Canning Fruit and Making Pickles. Aug. 3 is Jams and Jelly, Freezing and Dehydrating Fruit and Vegetables. There is a cost for these workshops, so call 502-839-7271 for more information.

BCTC students named to Who’s Who program
Bluegrass Community and Technical College Anderson County students Ashley Elliott and Christopher Perkins were recently nominated to the 2013 edition of the “Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.”
According to a press release, “Who’s Who” is a national program that honors outstanding campus leaders for their scholastic and community achievements. Selections to the honors program are made each fall by the college’s faculty, administration and students, according to the release.