Facilitator Julie O’Connor of Kick Masters Karate demonstrates a maneuver using her knee on instructor Brian Blocher Monday afternoon in the Frankfort High School gymnasium. Senior girls took part in a Self-Defense For Women class, in which the students learned strikes and kicks and areas of the body to target in case they are attacked. Participants also learned how everyday items such as a comb or pencil can serve as possible weapons to fend off an assailant and how to reduce the risk of an assault.
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Garrett County pre-K providers to receive $42,000 in grants
Garrett County providers will receive $442,000 in grants as part of Maryland’s Prekindergarten Expansion Act of 2014.
The Garrett County Community Action Committee Inc. received $112,000 to open up an additional or new pre-K in the southern end of the county and $330,00 to add two elementary schools, Grantsville and Friendsville, to the Judy Center, according to Duane Yoder, president of GCCAC.
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No one was injured in an attic fire that occurred in a double house located on 202 Argyle Street at 9:20 a.m. today, according to the Mineral County 911 center.
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