Thursday news briefs 1030

October 30, 2003

EKU plans fund-raiser for scholarship

Eastern Kentucky University, Danville Center will have a bake auction at 1:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Nov. 6. Proceeds will go to the Student Government Association scholarship. The campus is in Danville Manor Shopping Center.

Commodities to be distributed Friday

Boyle County Health Department will distribute commodities from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday at the health department, 448 S. Third St.

Eligible persons whose last name begins with A-L should report to the health department between 8 and 11 a.m. Those whose last name begins with M-Z should report between noon and 3 p.m.

Call the health department Friday morning at (859) 236-2053 for questions about certification for this month.

Applications must be completed and processed in Lexington in order to receive commodities; participants cannot apply and receive commodities the same day.


Volunteers are needed to assist with distribution activities this afternoon and Friday.

Bids submitted for Casey water extensions

LIBERTY - A Harrodsburg company submitted the lowest of eight bids Tuesday on a $1.5 million water extension project planned by East Casey County Water District.

Willmont Construction Inc. submitted a $1,567,515 bid while Stotts Construction Co. in Columbia had a bid of $1,585,768. The third lowest bid from Excavator Inc. was $1,707,449.

The bid package will be reviewed by Bill Stotts, engineer with Kenvirons Engineers of Frankfort, before the contract is let, said Eddie Wesley, administrative assistant with the water district.

After the contract is approved by the water district, work will begin on extensions scattered across the county.

Roads where the lines will be extended are: Coffmans Branch, Martins Creek, Snake Ridge, Reynolds Creek, Shuck Creek, Ky. 906 to U.S. 127, Patsy Riffe, Cannon, Chelf Ridge, Pasty Riffe East, Mill Dam, Bull Run, Woods Creek, Candy Fork, Vallard Goode, Red Hill, Allen, Gosser Ridge, Chestnut Level, Henson Creek, Thomas Ridge, Price Creek, Turkey Creek, and Huff roads.

Title IX program Monday

Kitty Baird, a leader in women's sports, will talk on "What's Happening with Title IX" at a program Monday sponsored by the American Association of University Women.

The luncheon program at Two Roads Caf begins at 11:30 a.m. Monday with Baird speaking from 12:15-12:45 p.m. A buffet lunch will be available for $10.

Baird has been recognized by numerous groups for her activities related to women's athletics and sports. She is retired from Centre College where she was associate athletic director and professor of physical education. She is a founder of the Kentucky Women's Intercollegiate Conference.

Membership in AAUW is open to any graduate of a four-year accredited college or university. For additional information, call Annabel Girard, (859) 236-4667.

Highland Elementary honor roll

HIGHLAND - Fourth- through sixth-grade students named to the Highland Elementary School honor roll for the first nine weeks are:

All A's, Emily Baker, Deanna Coers, Kelsey Goens, A.J. Kopczynski, Vinny Morris, Morgan Reed, Dana Leigh and Erin Leigh.

A's and B's, Brooke Bowen, Cheyenne Brock, Emily Carman, Justice Carrier, Lesa Cox, Jeanette Crawley, Austin Disney, E.J. Fox, Andrew Grouley, Paul Gregor, Kelsey Henderson, Jamie Hobdy, Devin Hurt, Amber Mason, Hunter Mason, Melissa McAninch, Shelbey Meece, Ben Mullins, Street Phillips, Danielle Rice, Joshua Thomas, Ethan Wilson and Sara Wood.


Garrard County Board of Education - 6 p.m. today in the Christian Appalachian Project training center, 322 Crab Orchard St. The board will discuss creating a dean of students/athletic director position at the high school and will hold an executive session.|10/29/03***

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