backlink Go to calendar
Calendar: KD Country
Title: Written Word Book Group
When: 03/19/2013 10:30AM - 11:30AM
Location: Patrick Henry Memorial Library, 204 Lynchburg Avenue, Brookneal, VA 24528
Description: The Written Word Book Discussion Group plans to meet the third Tuesday of every month at 10:30 for lively discussions and exchange of ideas.

The theme for Summer Reading 2011 is One World, Many Stories. To align with this theme, the Written Word Book Discussion Group will read selections that take place in foreign countries or written by authors from a variety of countries. Upcoming titles include:



· June – The Kite Runner- Khaled Hosseini, Afghan

· July – The Lost Art of Gratitude – Alexander McCall Smith, Botswana

· August – Heart & Soul – Maeve Binchy, Ireland
Copy: Copy to my calendar
  • Ebola Patient's Texas Contacts Zoom to 80, Authorities Say

    Hemera/Thinkstock(DALLAS) -- The number of people who came into contact with Texas Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan has zoomed from as many as 18 to 80, health officials in Texas announced in a statement Thursday.

    Duncan, a Liberian man who is the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States, is being treated in an isolation unit at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas after being brought to the hospital by ambulance earlier this week.

    Medical authorities initially said that they were interviewing and monitoring 12 to 18 people, including five children, who...

  • Patient Placed in Isolation in Hawaii over Ebola Concerns

    iStock/Thinkstock(HONOLULU) -- A person in Hawaii was placed in isolation after exhibiting possible symptoms consistent with Ebola, state health officials said.

    The patient is being treated at the Queen’s Medical Center in Hawaii. Authorities said they were being especially cautious because of heightened concern about Ebola, but the patient could have a number of illnesses.

    "The hospital is being very careful, as they should be, to take precautions making sure the patient is in isolation and making sure the people and the public stay safe," Dr. Melissa Viray of the Hawaii Department of...

  • Sandy Hook School Receives Bomb Threat

    Connecticut State Police via Getty Images(MONROE, Conn.) -- Students at Sandy Hook Elementary School had to be evacuated Wednesday morning after a bomb threat was phoned in.

    Police in Monroe, Connecticut, said the school was thoroughly searched but no device was found. Classes should resume Thursday.

    Authorities are now trying to determine who called in the threat.

    The school in Monroe has the same name as the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown that was the scene of a devastating shooting spree on December 14, 2012.

    Twenty first-grade children and six...

  • Lady Antebellum Surprises 9-Year-Old Girl in NYC as Part of 7FOR7 Campaign

    Jim Wright/Capitol NashvilleLady Antebellum surprised a nine-year-old New Jersey girl Wednesday as part of the band's ongoing 7FOR7 campaign.

    The members of Lady A surprised Kate Koval inside the American Girl Store in New York City, and presented her with her own special doll. The trio also informed Kate that she will receive a year's worth of groceries, with the help of Crock-Pot Slow Cookers, and a trip to Walt Disney World.

    Kate was taken in by her grandparents as a baby after her parents died. She was later adopted by...

  • Nashville Notes

    Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockKenny Chesney appears on CBS's The Talk Thursday.

    Look for Big & Rich to perform on The Queen Latifah Show Thursday.

    Here's a random joke from Jake Owen via Twitter: "Why did the Banana go to the Doctor? He wasn't peeling well."

    Follow @ABCNewsRadio
    Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio

     

  • Maddie & Tae Want Women to Step Out of Playing Supporting Roles in Country Songs

    Image Courtesy Dot RecordsCountry radio is filled with men singing the praises of the women in their lives these days, but we have no idea what those women are doing when they're not dancing on tailgates, wearing short-shorts or opening a beer for their man. New duo Maddie & Tae have made a splash turning that supporting female role on its head with their debut single, "Girl in a Country Song."

    Though the two 19-year-olds are stunningly beautiful, Maddie and Tae think it's important for country fans to acknowledge women as...