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Flushing Program: a man in a reflective vest opening a yellow and green hydrant
Photo courtesy of Kentucky American Water social media

Flushing the System
Kentucky American Water crews will open hydrants this spring and let them flow for a period of time. Flushing will typically occur in the evenings and overnight through May 10. The flushing process removes natural sediment that builds up in pipes over time.

 

 

 

 

St. Jude Dream Home
Each year, the St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway raises money for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. This year, the house is estimated at $350,000 with 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, and 2,900 estimated square feet. It is located in the Home Place Subdivision on Stolen Horse Trace, 40509.

St. Jude: light brick house with no grass and blue sky

 

EVENTS

May 2         Growing Great Tomatoes, 6 pm, Fayette County Extension Service

May 5         Explore Nature Series: Wildflower Walks, 2 pm, Cove Springs Park

May 9         Unusual Large Annual Flowers that Wow, 6 pm, Fayette County Extension Service

May 11       Spring Plant Exchange, 9 am, The Arboretum

May 11       Athens Schoolhouse Antiques Show, 10 am (thru Sunday)

May 16       Vegetable Gardening for Beginners, 6 pm, Southern States Co-Op

May 18       Addie’s Day, 10 am, The Kentucky Children’s Garden

May 21       Spring Herb Gardening, 6 pm, Fayette County Extension Service

May 30       Perennials for Shady Gardens, 6 pm, Fayette County Extension Service

 

Events may require tickets or registration. Times, dates, and locations subject to change.

 

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This article also appears on page 24 and 25 of the May 2019 print edition of Hamburg Journal.

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