NEWSBRIEFS



BLOUNT COUNTY FARMERS MARKET will hold the annual business meeting Wednesday, April 18, at 11 a.m. at the Frank Green building in Oneonta. All producers who sell at the local market are encouraged to attend. Opening day will be determined at this meeting. Phone 274-8839 with questions.

COMMUNITY ACTION AGENCY in Oneonta will be holding a CPR and Fire Safety class on May 10 from 9 a.m. until 10 a.m. in the Community Services Building. Space is limited, so call 625-6079 to register.

FORAGE NUTRITION AND ECONOMICS program will be conducted at the D.S. Loyd Building at Palisades Park on April 12 at 6:30 p.m. Anyone producing forages for cattle is invited to attend the free program. Phone the Extension office at 274-2129 to register.

ORGANIC WORKSHOP The Extension office will conduct an Organic Workshop on Tuesday, April 17, at the Frank Green Building auditorium in Oneonta. The workshop will begin at 9 a.m. and will feature speakers from Auburn University, ASAN, Extension System, and NRCS. The $10 fee for the program includes lunch, and those interested must turn in registration forms by April 13 to the Extension office. Contact 274-2129 with questions.

KING AND QUEEN OF SPRING PAGEANT will be held Saturday, April 28, at 6 p.m. in the Douglas Middle School lunch room. The divisions will be boys birth to 3 year old, and girls birth through 12th grade. Contestants can register until the day of the pageant. All photogenic entries must be turned in by 5:15 p.m. The entry fee is $30, most photogenic is $10, and there are discounts for additional children in the family. All proceeds benefit the Douglas basketball teams. Entry forms can be picked up at Douglas Middle School, Klein Drug Shoppe in Snead, or printed from the school website. Contact Heather Shedd at (256) 593-1240 or e-mail sheddh@marshallk12.org for more information.