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By The Staff

Local dairy meeting scheduled

A local Area Dairy Producer meeting has been set for Thursday, Nov. 15 at 7:30 p.m. at Ponderosa Steak House.

Sponsored by the American Dairy Association, the meeting will provide useful information to dairy farmers.

Call (800) 928-6455 for more information.

DMA offers soldier care package options

The Kentucky Department of Military Affairs is reminding those who wish to show soldiers their support that there are several options.

For those who want to send a care package to a soldier, donate airline miles to help reunite returning military men and women with their families, support scholarship funds or send support to wounded service members, the organizations listed below are dedicated to helping soldiers and their families.

u www.americasupportsyou.mil.

u www.defendamerica.mil/support_troops.html.

u www.usocares.org/src/uso_donate.htm.

u www4.army.mil/ocpa/tooursoldiers.

u www.redcross.org.

If you do want to send a care package, letter or other support to deployed Kentucky National Guard members, contact the Kentucky National Guard Family Assistance Center at (800) 372-7601 for mailing information.