Thursday news briefs 082803

September 03, 2003

Boyle commodities

distribution is Friday:

Commodities distribution will be 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday at the Boyle County Health Department, 448 South Third St., according to Roger Trent, director.

He requests that eligible persons whose last names begin with A through L come to the health department for pickup between 8 and 11 a.m. Those whose last names begin with M through Z may come from noon-3 p.m.

Call the Health Department Friday morning at (859) 236-2053 for questions about whether or not people are certified for this month.


Applications must be completed and processed in Lexington in order for applicants to receive commodities; people cannot apply and receive commodities the same day, Trent said.

Halls to celebrate

50th anniversary:

Bill and Ginnie Hall of Danville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary 2-4 p.m. Saturday with a reception at Hedgeville Baptist Church on Lancaster Road. The celebration is being given by their daughters.

The Halls were married Sept. 5, 1953, at Bethel Baptist Church in Fredericksburg, Va.

They have two daughters, Belinda Morgan of Lexington and Amy Byrd of Rockwall, Texas; and seven grandchildren.

Hall was pastor of Gethsemane Baptist Church in Danville until his retirement in 1993, and has served in other area churches.

After-school programs begin in Lincoln:

STANFORD - The 21st Century INVEST program will begin Tuesday in Lincoln County schools at five locations. A new program will begin in October at Kings Mountain Elementary School.

Participants may stay for the program 3:30 p.m.-6 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

Crab Orchard and Waynesburg elementaries serve students at those sites only. Highland Elementary also serves Stanford Elementary students. Fort Logan School serves all high school and middle school students. McKinney Elementary also serves Hustonville students.

For more information call Wayne Thurman or Barbara Casey at (606) 365-2124. For Kings Mountain program information, contact Phyllis Elder at (606) 365-2124.|8/27/03***

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