Tuesday news briefs 1021

October 21, 2003

Chili supper set in Butchertown

BUTCHERTOWN - A chili supper will be held at 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Butchertown Community Center. The menu includes chili, homemade desserts or hotdogs with chili. Proceeds benefit the community center.

Dixville firefighters plan chili supper

HARRODSBURG - Dixville Volunteer Fire Department will have a community chili supper and white elephant auction at 5 p.m. Saturday. The menu includes chili and dessert or hotdog, chips and dessert. Ronnie Sims will be the auctioneer, and entertainment will be by Best Sound Around. Several pieces of surplus equipment will be auctioned. Proceeds will be used to purchase a thermal imaging camera. Dixville fire station is at 2470 New Dixville Road. For more information, call (859) 734-9784 or 734-7200.

Bate to have barbecue supper

Bate Middle School PTO will hold its annual barbecue supper from 5-7 p.m. Friday in the Bate cafeteria before the Danville High School and Frankfort football game. Tickets are $5 in advance or $5.50 at the door. The menu includes barbecue sandwich, beans, chips, cole slaw, brownie and a drink.


Toliver will hold pumpkin fun run

Toliver Elementary School PTO will hold its annual Pumpkin Fun Run starting at 4 p.m. Sunday. Students in preschool through fifth grade from any school may participate. Prizes will be given to the top girl and top boy runner. Gifts for first-, second- and third-place winners will be given. The entry fee is $2.

Boyle choral benefit concert Sunday

The Boyle County middle and high school choirs will present "We Are The Music," a concert to benefit children, at 3:30 p.m. Sunday in the Boyle County High School gymnasium.

The program features more than 200 singers in the Boyle County Middle School Sixth-Grade Chorus, the "Tapestry de Voce" Seventh- and Eighth-Grade Audition Chorale, and the Boyle County High School Concert Choir under the direction of Nancy H. Ward.

Admission will be a contribution to HUGS (Hats Underwear Gloves Socks), a community service project of the choral department to benefit the children of Boyle County. Bins for contributions will be located in the high school foyer.

For more information, call Ward at (859) 236-5047, ext. 3017.

Pneumonia vaccine offered

To help lower the incidents of pneumonia in Boyle County, Ephraim McDowell Health Care Foundation and Boyle County Health Department have joined together to make the pneumococcal vaccine available at no charge for uninsured adults 60 and older who do not have Medicare, Medicaid or private insurance to cover the vaccination.

Recipients of the vaccination must live in Boyle County and will receive the injection between Nov. 1-30. Medicaid, Medicare and a number of insurance companies cover the cost of the vaccine.

Make an appointment by calling the health department at (859) 236-2053. Bring a driver's license or other state ID to show date of birth.


HARRODSBURG - St. Peter AME Church, Harrodsburg, will have revival Wednesday through Friday. Speakers are Wednesday night, James McPherson of Predestinarian Baptist Church, Stoneypoint; Thursday, the Rev. Robert Strode of St. John AME Church, Frankfort; and and Friday, the Rev. William Jenkins, Bethel AME Church, Boneyville. The dates were wrong in Friday's paper.

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TURNERSVILLE - Turnersville Christian Church will hold a revival at 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday with Roy Temple Jr. Dinner will follow each service. The church is on Ky. 198 in Lincoln County. The date was incorrect in Friday's paper.|10/18/03***

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