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November 04, 2003

EKU's Danville Center sets open house

Students and their families from the Danville area can learn more about educational opportunities at Eastern Kentucky University at an open house from 6-8 p.m. Nov. 19 at the university's Danville Center. The center is in Danville Manor shopping center.

University representatives will provide information about academic programs, the admissions process, financial assistance, scholarships, academic advising and other topics.

"This open house is designed to provide the information that students and families need in an informal, relaxed setting," said Stephen Byrn, director of admissions at EKU.

For more information, call the admissions office, toll-free, at 1-800-465-9191; e-mail; or visit

Hogsett names honor roll

Students named to the honor roll at Hogsett Elementary School include:

Fourth grade

All A's: Joanne Borrego, Hannah Dotson, Rachel Newcomb, Erik McElroy, Jazmin Mercado, Jessica Payne, Nia Stallworth, Mia Starcevic and Stephanie Tapia.


A's and B's: Austin Baxter, Tryston Ford, Brianna Hounchell, Samantha Johnston, Helena McCowan, Savannah Ray, DeAndre' Routt, Jessy Wallace and Jonathan Ward.

Fifth grade

All A's: Haley Cooper, Trevor Coyle, Gretchen Horton, Max Meckes, Jorge Rugerio and Kelsie Sallee.

A's and B's: Jacodi Akers, Ryan Bright, Shannan Brown, Austin Burnside, Emily Couture, Will Dunn, Kayleigh Hunstad, Bryson McGuire, Maddie Mullins, Shiloh Patten, Tevin Raines, Shelby Ransdell, Carl Reed, Hunter Terry, Nicole Tinge, Ikia Walker and Kevin Zavala.

Wellness center offers classes

McDowell Wellness Center is hosting classes in watercolor painting. Participants will be guaranteed to paint a watercolor during a three-hour session.

Classes are scheduled for: 9 a.m. to noon or 1-4 p.m. Wednesday, 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon or 1-4 p.m. Nov. 12, and 9 a.m. to noon Nov.15.

Class size is limited to 10 participants, who must be at least 16 years of age. The cost of each painting session is $45, which includes supplies.

The classes will be taught by Edna Wagner Piersol, a Lancaster artist who has been listed in the World Who's Who of Women since 1969. She has also authored two books, "Living By Your Brush Alone" and "Learn to Paint in Five Days."

For more information or to register, call Sherry Piersol at (859) 583-8007.

Resource centers set open house

An open house is planned from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 12 at The Toy Box, Main Street, to celebrate the success of family resource and youth services centers in Danville and Boyle County.

Displays will be exhibited, and visitors can talk with directors about the success of the centers.

The event is sponsored by the Boyle County Resource Center, Boyle middle school and high school Youth Service Centers, Families First of Danville and The Beacon Youth Service Center of Danville.

Lodge plans breakfast Saturday

LANCASTER - Lancaster Lodge 104 F&AM, 436 Industry Road, will sponsor a ham and egg breakfast from 8-10 a.m. Saturday. Donations will be accepted at the door, and proceeds will be used to support projects of the lodge.


Stanford Elementary School Council - 5:30 p.m. today in the school conference room.


Robert Powell, an artist and writer from Danville, will participate in the Kentucky Book Fair Saturday.

His name was omitted from a list of artists in the Around Town column in Sunday's paper.

Powell, a Kentucky heritage artist, has done several books that feature pen and ink drawings of people or places connected with the state's heritage. His latest release is "Landmarks of Our Heritage." The book has several sections, including one on Harrodsburg, one on national sites and one on famous people.

The book fair is from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday at Farnham Dudgeon Civic Center in Frankfort. Those who attend will have a chance to meet the authors and buy their books.|None***

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