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Dec. 31

Any taxpayer over 65 after Sept. 30, 2004 needs to claim exemption; also if you have already been getting "over 65" exemption you need to reclaim. If you file federal and state tax returns for 2003 you will need to bring returns with you. Other taxpayers who have built a new home, aquired a modular home or purchased a home need to claim regular homestead. The deadline for exemption is Dec. 31.

Jan. 4

The Women's Ministry of the First Baptist Church of Greenville invites all ladies to participate in a bible study written by Beth Moore entitled "Jesus, the One and Only." The 11-week study will meet on Tuesdays from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. in the lower auditorium beginning Jan. 4, 2005. There will also be a night group which will meet on Mondays, 7 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. beginning Jan. 3. The cost of the book is $14.95 and books are available in the church office. For more information call the church at 382-5892 to register.

Jan. 20

The next regular meeting of the Butler County Board of Education will be held on Thursday, Jan. 20, at 7 p.m. at the Central Office Boardroom on Administrative Drive. The public is invited.

Ongoing Announcements

Windwood Drive will have its &uot;tunnel of lights&uot; again this year.

The lights will be on every night until after Christmas.

Santa Claus will be stopping by on December 22nd from 6 PM until 8 PM and will have a small gift for all the kids.

FIW Volunteer Fire Dept. is sponsoring a Big Buck Contest until Jan. 31st. The entry fee is $20. First place wins a Benelli Nova Shotgun 3&1/2" Magnum 12 gauge.Register at Friendship Corner Stop at the intersection of Hwy. 106 and Co. Rd 45.

The Butler County Board of Education will offer a free Substitute Teacher Training session on Monday, Jan. 3 and Tuesday, Jan. 4 from 12:30-2:30 pm at the Butler County Board of Education Office. All persons interested in becoming a substitute teacher for the school system should attend. For more information, call Amy Bryan at 382-2665 ext. 1213.

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