Wednesday news briefs 110503

November 05, 2003

Perryville Baptist plans craft conference

PERRYVILLE - A Women's Craft Conference will be 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at Perryville Baptist Church. The theme is "Christmas Memories." The $12 fee per participant includes two "make and take crafts", soup and salad luncheon, speaker and fellowship. A ceramic craft will cost an additional $3. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. in the annex building. Proceeds benefit Lottie Moon Missions. Call (859) 332-8721 for more information.

Junction City girl wins talent award

JUNCTION CITY - Haleigh Lanham of Junction City won first place in the 2003 Country Talent Search competition last month at Renfro Valley's Appalachian Harvest Festival. The three-day event bought visitors from more than 32 states.

Help available for heating bills

Boyle County Community Action Agency will help low-income families pay their heating bills. Applications will be taken in November. To apply, bring a recent heating bill or verification from a landlord that the heating expenses are included in the rent; social security number or permanent resident card number for everyone in the house; and proof of the household's income for the preceding month. For more information, call (859) 236-2955.


Mercer collects beef stew

The Cabinet for Families and Children's Bluegrass Rural Service Region has collected enough canned beef stew to feed more than 6,000 hungry people.

The stew will be distributed to local food banks and other services that aid the poor and hungry.

By the close of national Make a Difference Day, Oct. 25, Cabinet offices in Bluegrass Rural's 16 counties had collected 51,068 ounces of canned beef stew. That's 6,384 eight-ounce servings.

Mercer and Anderson counties led the stew collection effort, with Anderson County staff collecting 19,694 ounces and Mercer County staff collecting 15,385 ounces.

Junction City honor roll students

JUNCTION CITY - Students named to the Junction City Elementary School honor roll are:

Fourth grade

All A's, Haley Cox, Haleigh Lanham, Ryan Mims, Emily Baldwin, Alex Richards, Julinda Rolen, Gunner Taylor, Kayla Turner and Hagan Wesley.

As and B's, Tyler Beldon, Blake Coffman, Amanda Coontz, Brandi Cornett, Dantea Furlow, Brooke Gaddis, Paige Hair, Tanner Hardin, Amber Holt, Knacey Loomer, Kaitlyn Miller, Kayla Lynn, Justin Nevius, Levi Nix, Mikayla Pippin, Clint Riggle, Emily Watters, Jonathan Young and Kaitlyn Ziesmer.

Fifth grade

All A's, Caitlyn Barrett, Shawn Eckman, Reed Glasscock, Austin Miller, Kelsey Robinson, Tyler Rohrback and Jennifer Tuggle.

A's and B's, Kayla Belcher, Christopher Burchfield, Jordan Grubbs, Daniel King, Shannon Leech, Jenna McCoy, Seth Price, Drew Russell and Megan Sutton.

DHS yearbooks ready to pick up

Danville High School graduates may pick up yearbooks between 8 a.m.-3 p.m. weekdays at the school.


Casey County Board of Education - 7 p.m. Thursday for a special called meeting for an expulsion hearing for a student at Casey County High School, and to hear a presentation from Branscum Construction Co.|None***

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