Wednesday news briefs 1015

October 15, 2003

Fletcher to stop in Danville, Lancaster

The "Next Stop ... Cleaning Up Frankfort" bus tour will visit Wednesday in Danville and Lancaster.

Ernie Fletcher, candidate for governor, will bring his campaign to Lancaster at 10:45 a.m. at Allison Abrasive plant, 141 Industry Road.

Fletcher also be at a lunch rally at 11:45 a.m. at the old Lowe's building at intersection of U.S. 150 and U.S. 127 in Danville.

Casey middle school

students recognized

LIBERTY - Ten members of the Casey County Middle School Y-Club were recognized Monday by the county Board of Education for their work.


Micah Meece, president; Ashley Godbey, vice president and candidate for governor of the district; Abbie Streeval, secretary; David Emerson, publicity chairman; Karan and Tara Weddle, project co-chairwomen; Robyn Grider, McKenzie Campbell, Jessica Roy and Kayla Eads received medals.

Meece said the club is part of an academic team and sponsors a Halloween dance, and has made posters about Halloween safety. The club also will hold a blood drive Thursday.

The club won an outstanding award last year.

Seth Dixon, a former member, also was recognized. He said being in the club has made him feel good about himself after getting an outstanding award on the state level.

Lydia Coffey and Laura Fox are sponsors of the Y-Club.

Stanford sponsoring

Halloween party

STANFORD - Trick-or-treaters are invited to a Halloween party at the Historic Stanford Depot from 5-7 p.m. Oct. 31. The event is sponsored by the Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce, Stanford Police Department and Stanford Renaissance Main Street Program.

To provide a safe environment for children, businesses, church and civic groups are encouraged to participate by bringing a table, tent, and banner, and provide treats and games for children.

Call (606) 365-4118 or (606) 365-4518 for more information.

Program helps

cancer patients

A Look Good/Feel Better program will be held at Dr. Thomas R. Baeker's office at 10 a.m. Oct. 27. Registration ends Monday. The session is free.

The American Cancer Society offers the Look Good/Feel Better program an as effort to help women who have had cancer cope with worries about hair loss and changes in skin complexion. The program teaches ways to enhance appearance and self-image during cancer treatment.

"Cancer can affect women in all aspects of their life," said Michele Bushong, the American Cancer Society's health initiatives representative for Look Good/Feel Better. "It's nice to know we can help them regain some control over their appearance while also offering a supportive environment filled with people facing similar struggles."

Look Good/Feel Better volunteer cosmetologists are trained to help patients deal with the physical side effects from treatments.

In addition to changes in the patient's physical condition, chemotherapy and radiation treatment can cause an increased susceptibility to infection. Volunteers for the program learn special techniques to promote exceptionally good hygiene.

For more information, contact the American Cancer Society at 1-800-ACS-2345 or visit|10/13/03***

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