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     •• South Henry School Board to Meet Jan. 5
- The South Henry School Corp. Board of Trustees will meet in executive session on Monday, Jan. 5, at 6 p.m. The purpose of the meeting is to hear allegations of misconduct by a school employee, independent contractor or student. The board will also discuss records classified as confidential by state or federal statute. A special session, open to the public, will follow at 7:15 p.m. The meeting will take place at the school corporation’s office, located at 6972 S. St. Rd. 103, Straughn.

     •• Kennard Changes First Meeting Date
- The Town of Kennard has announced it will be meeting the first Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. in 2015. Meetings will take place at Kennard Town Hall, 100 N. Main St. Due to the holiday, the Kennard Town Board has rescheduled its Jan. 1 meeting. The first meeting of the year will take place on Jan. 8 at 7 p.m.

     •• Greensboro Blood Drive Jan. 10
- Greensboro United Methodist Church will host the Indiana Blood Center’s Blood Mobile on Saturday, Jan. 10, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Those who plan to donate should bring photo identification. For more information, call Roxie Dalton at 765-686-5207.

     •• Mounds S.P. Painting Class Jan. 10
- A landscape painting class will take place at Mounds State Park on Jan. 10. The class is open to people of all skill levels. It runs from 2 to 4 p.m. at the nature center. Step-by-step instructions will be offered by Park Place Arts, an Anderson business. Participants will begin with a blank canvas and end with a landscape painting of trees. A $30 fee applies and includes all supplies and refreshments. Ages 12 and older are welcome. Advance registration is required by calling 765-374-6030. The park is at 4306 Mounds Rd., Anderson..

     •• Shirley Raising Money for Caboose Restoration
- The Shirley Historical Society is raising money to restore a railroad caboose and purchase a motorized rail inspection car. The items will be placed near the Shirley railroad depot. Donations may be sent to Joan Cupp, P.O. Box 407, Shirley, IN 47384.

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