Wednesday news briefs 100803

October 08, 2003

Open house set

Boyle Landmark Trust will hold an open house showcasing the renovation of a house 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 25 at 227 Wilderness Road. The ribbon-cutting ceremony by Mayor John Bowling will be at 10:30 a.m., followed by a reception. The First Baptist Church Men's choir will perform.

Commission OKs car show

HARRODSBURG - The Harrodsburg City Commission has approved the use of Chiles Street for a car show on the third Saturday of each month.

Don Smith made the request at the commission meeting Tuesday .The Old School Hometown Cruisers is sponsoring the show and Smith said a similar show in Danville attracted a large number of families.


Grants for Harrodsburg announced

HARRODSBURG - This city has been approved for two grants. A facade grant of $10,000 will be used to renovate the old jail on Chiles Street.

The state Department of Local Government has told the city in a letter there will be $9,640 for use on the West Lane Park project to improve the park.

HOPE Motorcycle Run is Saturday

STANFORD -Concerned Bikers of Kentucky Inc. will sponsor the fourth annual Heritage Hospice HOPE (Helping Others Perception of End of Life Care) Motorcycle Run. The event will be Saturday at Dairy Queen in Stanford. Sign-in is from 10:30 a.m.-noon. Entry fee is a $10 donation per bike, optional poker hand, $5. Prizes will be given, first 100 entrants receive a free T-shirt.

Reunion set for former Palm Beach workers

Former employees of the Palm Beach cutting room (1965-1984) will hold a dinner reunion at 6 p.m. Saturday at Western Sizzlin' restaurant. Spouse or guest is welcome.


Casey Fiscal Court will have clean-up week Oct. 20-24. The information was incorrect in Tuesday's newspaper. County Judge-Executive Ronald Wright recommended Tony Hayes, janitor for the county Judicial Center, begin work immediately.

Boyle County 4-H News

Monday is the deadline for all project record books for junior members and honors program sheets for senior members of Boyle County 4-H clubs. Anyone who needs forms or help filling them out, may contact the Boyle County Extension Service office at (859) 236-4484.

Other events include:

n The 4-H Lamb and Goat Club will meet 1 p.m. Tuesday at Sandra and Sharon Hoormann's Farm. Dr. Beth Johnson will do ultrasounds on lambs.

n The 4-H Geology Club will meet 7 p.m. Tuesday in the extension office's upstairs meeting room.

n The 4-H Quilting Club will meet 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday in the extension office's basement meeting room. Classes include the basics of quilting and making a usable project. This project can be entered in the county fair next year. The Club meets once a month and will complete a project called Blossom Rag Quilt.

Anyone interested may contact Tina Hitchner at (859) 236-2102 or the extension office.


Boyle County Board of Education - 6:15 p.m. Thursday for a special called meeting at Boyle County High School to discuss tax levy, wage and labor lawsuit, field trips and to hold a work session.

Danville City Commission - 7 p.m. today in city hall conference room to hear presentations on the master facility plan study. Commissioners will hire a firm to study how to best use its property and buildings.|10/6/03***

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