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News Briefs: July 7, 2010

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By The Staff

 Antique classes coming

R. E. Wells, noted antique authority from Versailles, will present a new series of antique classes at the Shelby County Extension Office beginning Monday and running through Aug. 30. The fee for the 8-week course is $50.00.  The series of classes include:  Introduction to Antiques, Small Collectibles, R. S. Prussia, American Glass, Continental Porcelain and Pottery, American Furniture, Victorian Etiquette, and Antique Road Show.   Classes are limited to 30, and each person can bring one item weekly to be appraised. Participants can choose to attend sessions at 1 p.m. or 6:30 p.m. For more information, please contact Valerie Holland at the Jefferson County Extension Service at 502-569-2344.   Extension office meeting There will be a regular meeting of the Shelby County Extension District Board at 11:30 a.m. today at the Cooperative Extension Office at 1117 Frankfort Road.   Possible road closures Lane closures are scheduled for tonight through Friday, from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. on Interstate 64 because of the road-widening project between Simpsonville and the Jefferson County line.  These lane closures will allow for bridge work at Buck Creek Road (KY 1848 at Simpsonville). Main Street and Washington streets in Shelbyville continue to have shoulder closures and delays possible between Ashland Avenue and Hi Point Road because of the replacement of sidewalk ramps.  Work will be performed daily from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. U.S. 60 continues to have lane and shoulder closures at KY 55 for the construction of the Shelbyville Bypass. 5th Street between Main and Washington will be closed 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday for tree removal by the Centenary United Methodist Church.   Multi-Purpose board meeting Multi-Purpose Community Action Agency’s Board of Directors will meet on at 1:30 July 26 at the Spencer County Fiscal Court Room located in Taylorsville. The public is invited to attend. Multi-Purpose CAA provides services in Bullitt, Shelby and Spencer Counties.   Film company seeks war vets Creation Films of Louisville is seeking contact with U.S. service men and women who served in Desert Storm, Operations Iraqi Freedom or Enduring Freedom for a project to tell those stories from those wars. What are your memories? What was it like to be left behind when a son, a daughter, or a spouse goes to war? What was it like for women serving in the military for the first time?  Creation Films is planning a public-release DVD that will be shown on military bases around the world as well. For more information contact Dillon Bennett or John Dorkin of Creation Films by calling 502-581-8160.