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Local Digest

By Staff
Vimville Fire Rescue Department will hold a tool sale today beginning at 9 a.m. The fire station is located next to Southeast Lauderdale High School. The sale will include hundreds of tools, and the proceeds will benefit the department. For information, call Clark Wilson at 917-6924 or 644-9846.
Journey of Hope' cyclists to arrive
The cyclists are members of Phi Kappa Phi. The 70-member team and crew left San Francisco on a 4,000-mile cross-country cycling trip to raise money for people with disabilities.
While in Meridian, they will be performing the "Kids on the Block" puppet show and a bicycle safety demonstration at Bonita Lakes Mall. The show will begin at 6:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend this free performance.
Newton armory hosts dance
Admission is $5 at the door. All proceeds go to LIFE, a non-profit organization whose mission is to enable people with significant disabilities to become as independent as possible.
For information, call the LIFE office at 485-7999 or (800) 748-9398.
Bailey firefighters raising money
The Bailey Volunteer Fire Department is selling E-911 address signs for mailboxes to raise money for the station. The signs are 18 inches tall and 6 inches wide, with 3-inch numbers. They are reflective on both sides. The signs are $15 each.
To order, call Bailey VFD on Tuesday nights between 7 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. at 737-4630, or fill out an application at Reid's Grocery on Highway 495.