City officials win
awards at conference
Danville City Commissioner Jamey Gay and interim City Manager Bridgette Milby were awarded the bronze level in Public Officials Essential Skills Institute at the Kentucky League of Cities conference Oct. 1-4 in Lexington. Also attending the conference were Commissioners Terry Crowley and Chester Kavanaugh, City Clerk Donna Groves, City Engineer Earl Coffey, Police Chief Jeff Peek and Finance Director Steve Winfrey. The conference hosted workshops, forums and seminars on local government issues.
gets paint donation
Porter Paints and Wilcher Interiors will sponsor the repainting of McDowell House and Apothecary Shop's interior and exterior.
The paint will be donated by Wilcher Interiors, Danville,the local distributor of Porter Paint products.
Staff at the house want to replicate the original finishes used by Ephraim McDowell in the early 1800s. Joseph K. Opperman, an historic preservation architect from Winston-Salem, N.C., and Frank Welsh, an authority on historic paints, recently reviewed the house and determined the original colors. Painting will begin in 2004.